Saturday, 3 December 2022

Christmas card with Holiday Scenes stamp by Tim Holtz


Hello everyone and happy December,

I'm here with my second inspirational project for our last challenge of this year.

This time I made a Christmas card with a winter scene.

I hope you like it!

For the tutorial, please, hop on my blog.

Thursday, 1 December 2022

December 2022 - Christmas

Welcome to our December Challenge! 

This month the theme, had to be Christmas! Anything Christmas...

We hope you will enjoy joining us in this challenge. Don't forget, by entering your name gets added to the draw to win a £20 gift voucher to spend in the online shop!


Good morning and a very happy Thursday, welcome to December!

As always at this time of the year, our challenge is all about Christmas, and this is a card that I made
using AALL & Create stamps and a Tracy Evans tutorial.

There are more photos over on my blog if you would like to see how this came together.

Take care and have a wonderful December x


Christmas is my favourite time of the year and as you can imagine I make a LOT of Christmas cards.
This is one of them using black, white and gold, a favourite combo of mine.

If you would like to see how I made this pop on over to my blog here
where all is revealed. Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas!
Back soon,Jane x


For our December challenge, I created a Christmas gift box with a matching tag.
On my blog you will find a lot of pictures and a tutorial.
Happy December!


This challenge is perfect as I love all things Christmas and as I love everything Tim Holtz too,
this page features lots of his products

To see how this page came together, please pop over to my blog Let's Art Journal.
Merry Christmas everyone! Hugs, Jo x

Want a stand-out card without paying extra postage?
This is for you... find out how to make it over on my blog here.


Hello everyone Debs here with my first home decor piece for Christmas.
As always, the details of how I made this wreath from scratch are on my blog
so, hope to see you there.

Hugs Debs xxx


Here is my first project for the Christmas challenge

Pop over to my blog to see how I created this cute shaker card.

Happy crafting!


There are some step-by-step photos on my BLOG, if you would like to see how I made this card.
I'll be back soon with another project! 


Hello there! I have made some cards with seeded paper for the first part of this month's challenge.
You can find more details on my blog here.
Hope you can join the challenge!

Big hugs. Rachel x


I made a christmas card in traditional red colour - well, red trees are may be not that traditional though!
If you want to know, how I made this card, please visit my blog.


Wow some gorgeous projects from our Design Team! Now lets see your projects and don't forget to make sure that you have read the rules to make your project a valid entry to the challenge.

Happy crafting!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Tuesday, 29 November 2022

A gin filled Christmas tag

 Good morning it's Jane here  today with my 2nd tag to hopefully inspire you to join our November "Tags only" challenge. This one not only has a more festive theme, as it is only 1 month tomorrow until Christmas Eve, but also a gin one using the fab new coordinating Visible Image dies which CVC have in stock.

If you would like to see how this came together just pop on over to my blog here where all is revealed....and perhaps share a virtual G+T with me too!

Bye for now,

Friday, 25 November 2022

The power of coffee

Hi everyone, 

Here's my second project for the 'tags' challenge:

Please visit my blog if you'd like to see how I made this tag! 

I'll be back soon! 

Corrie x


Monday, 21 November 2022


Hello and happy Monday!

For my second project for the "Tags only" challenge I decided to keep it simple.

 If you want to see, how this tag came together, please visit my blog.

As you see, you can make a pretty easy project for our challenge! I hope, you will find time to add your project, you know, you can win a 20 £ voucher for the shop!

Thank you for your visit today!


Saturday, 19 November 2022

Work hard, dream big

Hello there - Rachel here today with another tag for our Countryview challenge.

You've still got 11 days left to enter! And you could win a voucher for £20 to spend in Susan's shop!
Looking forward to seeing your tags!

Thursday, 17 November 2022

Small turquoise tag with Harvey


I'm here with my second inspirational project that I created for our November challenge:

Tag Only.

During my first project, I have made six gold and white Harvey.

This is the third who has found his place :-)

If you want to know the details, please visit my blog.

Thank you!

Tuesday, 15 November 2022

Vintage Tag


Hi Everyone, I’m back after my knee replacement with this vintage looking tag. All
the details are over on my blog, so hope to see you there.

Hugs Debs xxx

Friday, 11 November 2022

Christmas Tag-a-thon

For those who have not finished crafting for the festive season, 
I made some gift tags...

Whether you are a stamper, die-cutter or love papers you will find all the details 
to make tags without fuss and limited supplies on my blog, so do come over!


Wednesday, 9 November 2022

Tags Only - By Miriam

Thanks for joining me today.  I hope you have loved the inspiration from the design team.
Here is my second project for the Tags Only challenge:

For this tag I used colours that reminded me of autumn.  Pop over to my blog to see what I have used to create this tag.

Don't forget, there is plenty of time to join in with the tags challenge.  You never know, you might be the lucky winner of the gift voucher to spend in the shop!

Happy crafting!

Monday, 7 November 2022

October Challenge Winner and Design team top 3 and Special mention.

Hello everybody! Here are our October Winners.  There were some really fabulous entries and we always love seeing what you're inspired to make by each theme.  Are you sitting comfortably?  Then let's begin!

The …. winner of the £20 Country View Crafts voucher, selected by Random Generator from the challenge entries is

Entry no 14


October Top 3 Challenge Entries and Designer Special Mention

I can't thank you enough for your amazing entries for the Halloween or Harvest challenge.  I love looking through all of the entries and it's so hard to choose.  So here are my top 3:

I love this fun Frankenstein with googly eyes!

Meghan K 


I couldn't resist the cute little witch on this card.  And loved the colour and texture in the background.

Leigh SB Designs

I love the contrast of the colour in this make.  And the background is awesome.

My designer special mention this month goes to ..... drum roll....

Susan Botham

The elements in this card is everything that I love about this season - harvest, hot drinks, staying cosy and warm.  I immediately transported myself to an autumnal Sunday afternoon.

Fantastic work all around!  Congratulations - please contact Debs on with win or DT  top 3  in  the subject to claim your prizes and badges, by November  30th  to be eligible.  

Once we have your details your prizes will be winging their way to you and we hope you'll display them with pride.  Don't forget to join us in our November Challenge.

Hugs from all of us here at Country View Challenges!

Saturday, 5 November 2022

Wonderland Is Better

 Good morning and a very happy Saturday! 
It's Sue here with the second of my tags for our Tags Only challenge, and for this one
I've used all things Stamperia.

There are more photo's here on my blog if you would like to see how this came together.

Take care and have a very happy November x

Thursday, 3 November 2022

Joyful Tag

 Hi everyone, it Jo here!

Today I'm sharing another tag for the Tags Only challenge which I have the pleasure of hosting this month.

Please pop over to my blog Let's Art Journal to see how it all came together.

I hope that you enjoy this theme and I'm looking forward to seeing all your tags!

Happy and creative wishes! Hugs, Jo x