Wednesday, December 31, 2014

#21 Thank you with Butterflies.

Hello and welcome to the next challenge.
The Butterflies are back.
Please stop and flutter for a while.

Winners results for #20 are in the post below.

The new  challenge for #21 is

Thank you with Butterflies.

At this time of the year we all have 
Thank you  cards to send out so I thought
it would be a good theme to end 
the current yr and take us all into
2015.

You may interpret in any way you like.
Just make sure you have the sentiment
Thank You and Butterfly/ies 
somewhere on your project.

As usual there will be one winner chosen
and a Top 3 selected.

I have a Guest Designer with me today.
Please welcome

Em Fairley

Winner of #18.


Em has used this lovely tree bark Embossing folder
to go with the Beautiful Wings SU Butterflies.

Please stop by Em's blog
(just click on her name above to be taken straight there)
for the complete details.

Thank you Em for being my G.D.

Here is my inspiration for you.
Another new shape. 
A Swing card this time.
The sentiment is on the inside of the card
so I am showing you back to front.
Please stop by my blog to see the front of the card 
and details on how it was made.

The Winner may select 1 item
from the following prizes in the pot.



Butterfly card blanks.

Pillow Stickers.

Fabric Paper.

Please be sure to read all the rules on the tab
above
and enter your creations in 
Mr Linky below.
Happy Crafting.
See you soon.
ValeryAnne.

winners #20


Thank you all for fluttering by.

5 new players entered their Fairies.
Hope you will come and play again.

Your fairies were all brilliant
and I had a real job choosing.

Here are my Top 3 selection.
In numerical order they are

(7) Alison C.

(13) Elena F.

(24) Andrea Norris.

Congratulations Ladies.
Please help yourselves to the Top 3 badge
from the side bar.

The Winner of #20
picked by true number generator is


(22) Liz Cavill.

Congratulations Liz.
Please send me your details to the email address
in the side bar in order to collect your voucher.
Please also take your Winners badge from the
side bar.

Thank you all for your continued support.
Hope to see you in #21

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

#20 All kinds of Fairies

Hello and welcome back 
to a very Special Challenge.
Please stop and flutter for a while.

Winners results for #19 are in the post below.

The butterflies are all now in the chrysalis stage 
and will be back in the New Year
ready to spread their wings.
There will be a New look
New Badges
New Challenge format
and New Prizes.

In The meantime 
for the whole of December 
(closes 30th )
The Fairies have come along to play.

The New challenge for #20 is
All kinds of Fairies.

You can make Christmas/Non Christmas items
just so long as I can see a fairy/ies with wings 
 on your project.

There will be one winner chosen
and a Top 3 selected.

I have a Guest Designer for you today.
Please welcome

Glennis F.
Winner of #17


Glennis has chosen to use 
'Freya' by lavinia Stamps
to create this lovely card..
Please stop by her Blog
to see full details on how it was made.
I love those colours. So me!

Thank you Glennis for being my G.D. 

Here is my inspiration for you.

1st card is a Christmas fairy
for those of you still frantically making 
cards for the big day.



My 2nd card is a scenic one .


Please stop by my Blog for full details
on these 2 cards.


The Prize this challenge is

$15.00 Gift Certifcate.


Please be sure to read all the rules on the tab
above
and enter your Creations in 
Mr Linky below.
Happy crafting.
See you soon.
ValeryAnne.

Winners #19

Thankyou all for fluttering by.

2 new players entered this time.

Hope you will come and play again.

Not so many entries
but I still had a hard job to choose.

Here are my Top 3
Selection
In numerical order they are

(3) Liz Cavill

(6) Kimbo

(8) Kath

Congratulations Ladies
Please help yourselves to the Top 3 badge
from the side bar.

The winner of #19
picked by true number generator is

(2) Myrna Sweet

Congratulations Myrna
Please send me your details to the email address
in the side bar
and your choice of prize shown in #19
Please also take  your winners badge from the
side bar.

Thankyou all for your continued support.
Hope to see you in #20

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

#19 Paper Pieced Butterflies.


 Hello and welcome back to the next challenge.
Please stop and flutter for a while.

Winners results for #18 are in the post below. 

The new challenge for #19 is

Paper Pieced Butterfly/s

You may interpret in  any way you like.


As usual there will be one Winner chosen
and a Top 3 selected.

I have a Guest Designer for you today .
Please welcome 

Sandy John
Winner of 16.
  
Sandy has paper pieced some of her butterflies
using  her base design paper .
Please  stop by Sandy's blog
for the complete details on how 
she made her delightful card .
I love the yellow with the blue. 

Thank you Sandy for being my G.D. 

Here is my inspiration for you.

I used those pesky little post it note  snippets up! 




On this card I have used strips of paper behind 
the butterfly aperture .
Please stop by my blog  for the full details on these 2 cards.
The Winner may select 1 item 
from the following prizes in the pot.

Pillow Stickers
 or
Kanban Acrylic Butterfly stamp set
or

4 sheets of Kanban background card
'Beautiful Buterfly borders


Please be sure to read all the rules on the tab
above
and enter your creations in
Mr Linky  below.
Happy crafting.
See you soon
ValeryAnne.

Winners #18.

Thank you all for fluttering by again.
2 new players and a new follower this time.
Hope you will come by again.

Here are my Top 3
Selection.

In numerical order they are

(9)  Cheiro Urgia

(21)   K.T. Fit Kitty

(23) Pat

Congratulations Ladies.
Please help yourselves to the Top 3  badge
from the side bar.


The Winner of # 18
Picked by true number generator is


(16) Em Fairley

Working from my iPad so unable 
To show the generator. 

Congratulations Em.
Please send me your details to the email address
in the side bar
and  your choice of prize shown in #18.
Please also take your Winners badge fom the 
side bar. 

Thank you all for your continued support.
Hope to see  you in #19.

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

#18 Butterfly + 3 design papers.

Hello and welcome back to the next challenge.
Please stay and flutter for awhile.
 
Winners results for #17 are in the post below.
 
The new challenge for #18 is
Use 3 different design papers with your Butterfly's
 
 Your Butterflies do not have to be on the design paper itself.
Just make sure they are fluttering around 
 somewhere on your creation.
 
As usual there will be one winner chosen
and a Top 3 selected.
 
I have no guest designer today so have been
mega busy creating some inspiration for you.
 
Vintage style for this one.
Using 2 blue and 1 pink dp.
In fact 4 papers
as I stamped the image direct onto another dp. and then coloured.
I have used a charm as my Butterfly.
 

I have wanted to make a  pocket design for ages.
This one uses 2 floral prints  and a polka dot paper.
Butterfly is a Topper.

Lastly 3 design papers mounted onto panels
with butterflies  incorporated into the picture
and matted on top along with a another fussy cut  butterfly.
You can find  the full details for all three cards
over on my blog here.
 
The winner may select 1 item
from the following prizes in the pot.
 
Butterfly  diamante cabochon
or

coloured wooden butterfly toppers
or
 

Butterfly 3D fly stickers..
 
 
Please be sure to read all the rules on the tab
above
and enter your creations in
Mr Linky  below.
 
Happy crafting.
See you soon.
ValeryAnne.


Winners #17 Challenge.

Thank you all for fluttering by again.
 
No new players this time
but some new followers have joined .
Hope you will find the time to come and play.
 
It just gets harder
as the weeks go by.
Here is my Top 3
selection.
 
In numerical order they are
 
(2) Em Fairley
 
(8) Jane Willis
 
(11) Ellie Knol
 
Congratulations Ladies.
Please help yourselves to the Top 3 badge
from the side bar.
 
The Winner of #17
picked by true random generator is
 
(20) Glennis F.
 
Congratulations Glennis.
Please send me your details to the email address in the side bar
and the embossing folders will be winging their way to you asap.
Please also take your winners badge from the side bar.
 
Thank you all for your continued support.
Hope to see you in #18.


Wednesday, October 22, 2014

#17 Emboss your Butterfly.

Hello and a warm welcome back
to the next challenge.
Please stay and flutter for a while.
 
Winners results for #16 are in the post below.
 
 
The new challenge for #17 is
Emboss your butterfly/s.
 
So I would like to see your
butterflies either wet or dry embossed
on your project.
As many butterflies as you like.
 
As usual there will be one Winner  chosen
and a Top 3 selected.
 
My Guest Designer today is
 
Carol
Winner of #13.
 Carol has chosen Fall for her theme
and embossed these lovely butterflies
using a sentiment .
Please stop by Carol's blog
for the complete  details on how she made this
gorgeous card.

Thankyou Carol for being my GD.

Here is my inspiration for  you.

I have used both wet and dry embossing
on this card. 
Managed to get a better picture  with
the true colours of pink and lemon..
 

I have used  west embossing on this card.
IRL the embossing has a lovely sheen
but the camera has not picked it up.
Please stop by my blog
for full details of these 2 cards.
 
 
 The prize this week is a special one
kindly donated by Sandra H.

2 Embossing folders.


 Butterflies.

 
Dragonflies.
 
Please  be sure to read the rules
on the tab at top of page
 
and enter your creations in
Mr Linky below.
 
 
Happy crafting and see you soon.
 
ValeryAnne.


Winners #16 Challenge.

Thank you all for fluttering by my challenge.
 
Welcome to  3 more  new players.
Hope you enjoyed joining in.
 
Another hard choice for me to choose
from all the lovely tags.
Here is my Top 3.
 
In numerical order they are
 
(1) Liz Cavill
 
(9) Jackie Trinder
 
(17) Donna
 
Congratulations Ladies.
Please help yourselves to the Top 3 badge
from the side bar.
 
The winner of #16
picked by true random generator is
 
(5)  Sandy J.
 
Please send me your  details Sandy
to the email address in the side bar letting me know
which prize you have selected shown in #16.
Please also take your winners badge from the side bar.
 
Thank you  all for your support.
Hope to see you in #17.

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

#16 Butterfly with a Tag.

Hello and a warm welcome back to the next
Challenge.
 
So nice to see new faces amongst you all.
Please stay and flutter for a while.
 
 
Winners results for #15 are in the post below.
 
(Please do check back as I have had 2 players now
not respond and claim their prizes.
If you do not claim then you will also miss out
on being invited to be a Guest Designer in
a future challenge.)
 
 
The New challenge  for #16 is
Add a Tag with your Butterfly/s.
 
So I would like to see either a tag with butterflies
or a tag incorporated into your project with butterflies.
One or more butterflies are welcome.
 
As usual there will be one Winner chosen
and a Top 3 selected.
 
These are my Inspiration pieces for you.

A card with a butterfly tag slotted behind
lace on the front  of the card.
Made for a swap and now in Australia.
Full details are on my blog here.

This was made for a swap
which is now in America.
Already blogged here.
 

The winner may select I item
from the following
prizes in the pot.

Papermania 3D Floral Border.
or

Trio of Hanging Decorations to embellish.
or

2 sheets of  Kanban Toppers
Sparkling Butterflies & Garden Butterflies.

Please be sure to read all the rules on the tab above
and enter your creations in
Mr Linky below.

Happy crafting
See you soon.

ValeryAnne.


Winners #15 Challenge.

Thank you all for fluttering by my challenge.
 
4 more  new players fluttered by.
Hope you will call again.
 
So many lovely autumn colours.
I was spoilt for choice.
I finally chose my  Top 3.
 
In numerical order they are
 
(2)   Karen P.
 
(24)  Jenny L.
 
(29) Kimbo.
 
Congratulations ladies.
Please help yourselves to the Top 3 badge
from the side bar.
 
The winner of #15
picked by true random number generator is
 
(15) Cathy R.
 
 
Please send me your details Cathy
to the email address in the side bar letting  me know
which prize you have selected shown in #15.
Please also take your winners badge from the side bar.
 
Thank you  all  for your continued support.
Hope to see you all again in  #16.


Wednesday, September 24, 2014

#15 Butterfly in Autumn Colours.

Hello and a warm welcome to the next challenge.
So nice to see more new faces playing along.
Please stay and flutter for a while.
 
Winners results for #14 are in the post below.
 
The new challenge for #15 is
 
Make your Butterfly in Autumn colours.
Post script.
Di has just queried she had understood the requirements
so to clarify
I meant to put butterfly/'s on your project
so just 1 or more on your project is fine
I have 3 on mine below.
Also the butterflies can be all one colour
just so long as you pick from the range of autumn colours
that abound out in nature at this time of year.
Hugs ValeryAnne.
 
 
There will be one winner chosen
and a top 3 selected.
 
You are free to make any project you like.
Please make your butterfly in the Colours of Autumn.
 
My Guest Designer today is
 
Mariangela
Joint Winner of #12.
 
Mariangela has made this delightful
Exploding box.
Closed up.

Fully opened.
 

 
Close up of the gorgeous little Wishing well.
Please stop by Mariangela's blog.
You are in for a real treat.
I can't wait to see how this was made.!
Thankyou Mariangela for being my Guest Designer.
 
Here is my inspiration for you.

I have chosen this time to up cycle an old picture frame.
Full details can be found on my blog.
 
The winner may select 1 item from the following
prizes in the pot.
Carol from #13 kindly donated her prize  back.
 
rubber stamp approx. 3" x 3"

Sheet of fabric paper.

Oriental butterfly in leaves.
 
Please be sure to read all the rules on the tab above
and enter your creations in
Mr linky below.
 
Happy crafting.
See you soon.
 
ValeryAnne.