Sunday, 1 August 2021

August 2021 - Monochromatic

Welcome to our August Challenge. This month is Monochromatic chosen by the Debs 


Hi Everyone, its my turn to pick the theme this month and I've chosen an old favourite of Monochromatic. Please visit my blog to see 
How this tag came together.

Oh what I would give for a swim with those dolphins!
Do come by my blog to see how I played with them...


Summer is speeding on and here we are in August already. For the "monochromatic" challenge theme this month I went with shades of orange for my first make. 

 I do love butterflies and this Visible Image set is awesome. If you would like to see how it all came together just flutter  pop on over to my blog here where all is revealed.

Enjoy the summer holidays and take care.

Jane x


Good morning and welcome to August. For our monochromatic challenge I've gone with purples for my purple mad niece (who's now 19, I've no idea how that happened!)

If you would like to pop over to my blog there are more photos there of how this came together.

Take care and have a very happy month x


Happy August,

Here is my first project for the Monochromatic challenge

Pop over to my blog to see what products I used to create this card.  I can't wait to see your entries to the challenge this month.

Happy crafting!


Hello everyone and Happy August! I had fun art journaling again and as summer is here I created this lush green monochromatic page using Tim Holtz products.

To see how it came together and a list of the products that I used, please pop over to my blog Let's Art Journal. x


Hello everyone,

for our August challenge I have made a grey tag with stars.

On my blog, you can find a tutorial and more photos.


Hello there - Rachel here with my first make for this months challenge - I just adore this stamp set ...and yellow! Hopefully you will be able to join in the fun this month! You can check out my post on my blog here.

Big hugs
Rachel x


 Hi everyone, 

I have made a postcard for this month's challenge and I kept to black and white. 

Please visit my BLOG if you want to know how I made this. 
I'll be back soon with more inspiration!
Corrie x

 Hello and happy Sunday!

For the monochromatic theme for August I chose shades of brown and made a fun card.If you are interested in the  making-of, please visit my blog

 Happy holidays! 

Evelyn x 


Wow some gorgeous projects from our Design Team now lets see your projects and don't forget to make sure that it is monochromatic for your entry to be entered

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Saturday, 31 July 2021

June 100th Challenge Winners

 Hello everybody! Here are our June 100th Challenge 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 June winner of the £20 Country View Crafts voucher and the gorgeous package from Tracy Easson, selected by Random Generator from the challenge entries is

Congratulations, please contact me direct with your address so I can post your prize 

The winning comment of the £20 Country View Crafts voucher is # 33 drawn from Corrie's blog:

Tracey@Hotchpotchcreations said:
I can see why you would be inspired by Janes colourway, the salvaged patina looks fantastic against the glimmer of the copper. What a stunning card Debs with so much attention to detail given to bring those die cut flowers to full bloom. Stunning. Creative wishes Tracey x

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our 100th Challenge and in the morning, we will have a new Challenge which we hope you will take part in and you are going to be inspired by our Design Team's projects

Friday, 23 July 2021

May Winner, Top 3 and DTSM

  Hello everybody! Here are our May 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 May winner of the £20 Country View Crafts voucher, selected by Random Generator from the challenge entries is


May's challenge, hosted by Craftyfield, was "We will always have Paris". Here is what she thought:

Well... my choice of theme was not popular with everyone but, the ones who took the challenge were particularly inspired and some of you even entered multiple times. You have enjoyed finding old stash and retrieved photos to create wonderful art. To me you are all winners and it was hard choosing just 3!  But here goes... my Top 3 in no particular order:

Entry 26 - Joan:


I loved this combination of stamps which perfectly illustrate our theme.

Entry 24 Linby :

Do visit Linby's post to see more of this lovely keepsake documenting her trip to Paris, lots of stamping, photos and ephemera give it a real life feel. Linby also had another great entry (no 16) with a Paris fashion theme.

Entry  21 Matilde

A lovely journal page with 2 ladies of Paris who both have inimitable style, the iron lady (no not that one!) and Coco Chanel. Matilde demonstrates that with a bit of imagination you don't need a lot of supplies to capture the essence of Paris!

Finally my Special Mention goes to Vee who created a page on the theme of Love, which remind us that Paris is one of the most romantic city in the world! Vee's detailed and cute die-cut is complemented by Tim Holtz supplies, but no grunge in sight!

Thanks to all of you for playing with us, I enjoyed seeing all your makes and reading your posts!

Fantastic work all around!  Congratulations - your badges will be on their way soon, and we hope you'll display them with pride and don't forget to join us in our August Challenge xx

Wednesday, 21 July 2021

Under the sea with a stencil

Hello it's Jane here today with my 2nd post to hopefully inspire you to join our July challenge which is to add a stencil (or 2). Susan has had a recent restock of gorgeous Visible Image stencils (and stamps) so I decided to use one of my all time favourites; Fibres.

I made some new pages in my art journal and I have a step by step of the process over on my blog here; Just swim pop on over and take a peep. Have a fab July and summer.

Bye for now,

Jane x

Monday, 19 July 2021

Birthday Card

 Hello and happy Monday!

Today I have another card for you.

This is one of a series of cards I am making at the moment.

If you want to know more, please hop to my blog.

I´m looking forward to seeing your makes with stencils!

Thank you for your visit and have a wonderful week.


Saturday, 17 July 2021

Loving the greenery

 Hello there!

Rachel here today with another stencil based make to encourage you to join this months challenge - there's loads of time left! You can get details of my make over on my blog here.
Have a great day!
Rachel x

Thursday, 15 July 2021

Using a stencil or two, or in this 6


I would love you to pop to my blog where I show how I designed, cut, and then used the 5 layers to this stencil design.
 Plus I added hot foil as well. 
See you there 

Tuesday, 13 July 2021

Wandering mind

 Hello everyone, 

I have made a journal page for my second inspiration piece for the 'Use a stencil (or 2) challenge.

If you'd like to see how I made it then please hop over to my YouTube channel where you can see the process. You can also go via my BLOG

Thank you for stopping by today ! 

Corrie x

Sunday, 11 July 2021

Steampunk and Textured tag

Hello crafters, Craftyfield here today for a second dose of stencil inspiration! 

As I am sure you cannot get enough of Tim Holtz techniques and stencils... another tag inspired by the man himself!

Come by my blog to read all about it!


Friday, 9 July 2021

Add A Stencil (or 2) Take Two

Good morning and a very happy Friday. It's Sue here with my second project for our stencil challenge, and again I've used my lovely AALL & Create stamps, this time by the wonderful Tracy Evans.

There are more photo's here on my blog, and I would love to see you over there.

Take care and have a fun weekend! x