Tuesday 1 August 2017

August 2017 - Blues and Greens

Welcome everyone to our August Challenge.
Our theme this month is "Blues & Greens", chosen by the lovely Corrie
Hello everyone, 

and welcome to my Challenge. For this month's theme I chose one of my favourite colour combinations: greens and blues. I would love to see you create something in these colours and don't forget you could just win a GBP 20,- voucher to spend in the shop ! 

I you'd like to know how I made this then hop over to my BLOG and I'll tell you all about it! 
I will be back in a few days with another project ! 

"Blues and Greens" - what a beautiful colour combi!
Okay, I decided to add some red too, but  this makes the blue/green background pop out even more I think.
For my first project this month I made a Fantasy card. I had so much fun! If you want to know how it came together, please visit my blog.
Have a wonderful holiday month!
Well, it's birthday season again around here, so it's back to the craft room for me - cloud bathing was getting a little bit boring anyway!

You can't beat a little bit of Tim Holtz when it comes to a 'guy card', and I've teamed his stamps with his stencils, inks, and dies. More details can be found here at Sue The Iron.
Thank you, Corrie, for the fun challenge, and have a fun week everyone! x

I've been having fun layering up some blues and greens media paints to create a mixed media background and a panel for the cover of a new journal I am in the process of making.

If you'd like to see how the layers unfold I would be very pleased to see you at Bumblebees and Butterflies where I have the process steps and more photos to go with the details.
Thanks for this great theme Corrie I have always loved blue and green together but I just don't use them that often, so it was lovely to play with them again.
A glasses case is a useful gift idea and also great way to get your crafting skills seen by lots of people, unwittingly advertised by your gift recipient....!
Come and read the details on how I made this and see more pics on my blog !
I love the colour combination of blue and green (green is my very favourite colour!) and often use them together. For this month I wanted create a layered look from the image to the tag to the background allowing the colours to be distinct and also harmonious by carrying the leaf stamp across both. i'm looking forward to seeing how you interpret this month's theme. Gabrielle x
Blue and green are 2 of my favourite colours so I was delighted with Corrie's theme for August. There is so much scope for inspiration using these colours. I have made a male and female card this month..this is the male one today. I have all the details and a step by step if you would like to travel pop over to my blog here. I will share my female card later in the month. Enjoy the summer holidays and your summer crafting 😎.

Bye for now,


Blue and green should never be seen, is something that resonates from my childhood! Pop over to my blog for details of my journal page. 

Hello All, I have made a mini canvas board as a birthday card for our August challenge: Blue and green. For this canvas I used Tim Holtz's stencil and stamps, and of course many shades of Tim's blue and green markers. If you want to know more about my canvas, please hop on my blog. Thank you!

Blue and green meant an underwater scene for me - and here it is. There is a step by step on my blog here if you would like to pop over! I do hope you can join us! Hugs rachel x

Blue and Green are one of my favourite colour combinations so I was thrilled to create a journal page 
using one of my own stamps now available in store and this gorgeous colour combo.
For all the details please hop over to my blog.
Take care
Hi there, the them this month is two of my favourite colours. When I created this project it was cold and raining outside and so I drifted away to think of summer and fields full of flowers.

Pop over to my blog  to see how I created this card.  Make sure you enter this month's challenge - I will look forward to see what you create
Wow Wow Wow these are more gorgeous projects from our Design Team. So it's over to you now, create your project and link it below with the chance to win a £20 voucher to use on the Country View Crafts website. Thanks to everyone who took up the Things With Wings Challenge last month. There are lots of fantastic entries and the winner will be announced soon


  1. Fabulous mix of projects from the team, I'm en route to visiting you all and seeing how they were made xxx

  2. How interesting to read that for many of us, including me, blue and green are our favourite colours..is it memories of the seaside?? Off to see your beautiful work in close up. Happy August to everyone, enjoy the holidays xxx

  3. Oh wow! My favourite combination of colours - what gorgeous creations everyone, very inspiring!

  4. What wonderful projects and a great challenge choice, thank you Corrie xx

  5. Fabulous projects everyone....will have a proper look when I get home

  6. Wow, love all your projects girls ! Fabulous !
    Corrie xx

  7. Ooh what absolutely wonderful DT projects for this wonderful theme! Will be joining in for sure! Thank you for the inspiration, will be popping to see how the projects were made a bit later. xxx

  8. Fab projects from the team, hugs, Valerie

  9. A great collection, looking forward to all of the fabulous entries! 😊

  10. I love everyone's makes this month, a great choice Corrie. I'll get round you all tomorrow hugs Debs xx

  11. What great inspiration in blues and greens from the DT!

  12. Gorgeous DT creations for this fun colour combo challenge, XOX Lucy

  13. Such creativity and wonderful inspiration. Great colours, textures and fabulous projects. Thank you x

  14. Fabulous gallery of projects Ladies and a terrific challenge .
    Thanks for sharing x

  15. What fabulous samples and all in my favourite colours! Chrisx

  16. Gorgeous projects from all the lovely talented ladies and one of my favourite themes, it means I get to make some more landscapes too! Thanks for the challenge and beautiful inspirations Karen x

  17. Thank you for the challenge. Lovely work by the design team. The left side of my journal pages is blue and gree.

  18. What an incredible challenge blog! This is my first visit. Love love LOVE the amazing diversity of your DT creations. Thanks for an awesome challenge - It's amazing the beautiful creations from so many players - lots of interpretation for the inky fun!

  19. Gorgeous colors and amazing DT projects!


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