Tuesday 30 October 2018

September Winner, Top 3 and DTSM

Hello everybody!  It's time to announce the September Challenge Planes, Trains and Automobiles winners.  There were some really fabulous entries and we always love seeing what you're inspired to make by each theme.  So here are the September winner of our Challenge, Top Three and Design Team Member Special Mention.  Are you sitting comfortably?  Then let's begin!
 September winner of the £20 Country View Crafts voucher, selected by Random Generator from the challenge entries is...

Congratulations Krafty Jean - your voucher will be with you shortly. Now over to Miriam

Firstly, thank you to everyone who joined in with the challenge.  I love seeing everyone's projects.

Here are my top 3:

I love how Julia has created a 3d project.  This truck is so cute!

I love the vintage feel to this project. 

I love the white space on this project.  Colourful yet a lot of space - perfect!


I love how colourful this is.  It has loads of texture and every time I look at it I spot something new.

Fantastic work all around!  Congratulations - your badges will be on their way soon, and we hope you'll display them with pride.

Tuesday 23 October 2018

Christmas card with holiday greens


Hello everyone,
here is my second inspirational project for our October challenge.
I used the Holiday greens by Tim Holtz to have plants on my card.
If you like my card, you can see the supply list on my blog!
Thank you!

Friday 19 October 2018

A tag for the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness

Good morning it's Jane here from Jane's Journal with my 2nd DT make to hopefully inspire you to join in with our current "Plantastic" challenge. For this project I made a very autumnal tag just right for this season of mists and mellow fruitfulness!
I added lots of crunchy layers and textures to it and if you would like to see how it grew evolved I have all the details and a step by step over on my blog here. We hope to see lots more of your lovely creations in our October challenge, there is still plenty of time to join in.
Bye for now,

Wednesday 17 October 2018

Plantastic - By Miriam

Miriam with you again, sharing my second project for the fantastic Plantastic challenge.  I hope that you have been enjoying the inspiration this month.

Here is my second project:

Pop over to my blog to see how I created this mini journal page.

Don't forget there is still plenty of time to join in with the challenge this month.  By joining in you will be in with a chance of winning a gift voucher to spend in the online shop.

Happy Crafting!

Monday 15 October 2018

Autumn Leaf Print Card

Good morning!! It's Teresa here with another project for our Plantastic challenge.
This time I made a simple yet elegant card using a gel print of some pretty autumn leaves.

You can watch a process video of the printing technique and see some more photos over on my blog. Thanks for stopping by today!

Saturday 13 October 2018

Autumn ATCs

Hello and happy weekend!
Here is my second make for the plantastic challenge this month.
Inspired by the colorful rainbow of the leaves I created a set of ATCs this time.

I also made a little video of the process, so enjoy watching!

You can find more photos on my blog.
Now I want to see all your plantastic creations! You have lots of time left to play with us.
Thank you for your visit today!

Thursday 11 October 2018

Bloom by Corrie

Hello everyone, 

I'm back with my second project for Rachel's fabulous 'plantastic' Challenge. I have made a postcard this time and have a video too. 

Here's the link to the VIDEO and to my BLOG 

or you can click on the pic!

I hope you'll join in ! 

Corrie x

Sunday 7 October 2018

Flower spray

Hello crafters, Craftyfield here today
to show you an impressionistic make with flowers, leaves and wheat stalks.

Do come by my blog to read up the details.
Have a Plant-astic day!

Friday 5 October 2018

Queen Of The Garden

Hello and happy Friday, it's Sue here with my second 'Plantastic' piece.

I've been playing with lots of PaperArtsy and Sheena goodies for my Autumnal card, and there are lots more photographs here.
Have a happy day, and thanks very much for looking x

Wednesday 3 October 2018

Vegetation Sensation!

Hello all - Rachel here today with another piece of inspiration for our latest challenge 'Plantastic'. I have got out my paints and stamps and stencils from Paperartsy and come up with this ...

You can get the full details over on my blog here.

I really had lots of fun and found it chased away the gloomy weather blues too. I do hope you can join us! Big hugs Rachel xx

Monday 1 October 2018

October 2018 - Plant-tastic

Welcome everyone to our October Challenge 
Our theme this month is Plant-tastic (no rules but along the lines of vegetation - which can include trees, flowers even fruit and vegetables too) chosen by the lovely Rachel

Hello there! Plant-tastic is my theme. I was thinking along the lines of vegetation - which can include trees, flowers even fruit and vegetables too. Let your imagination run riot and please join our challenge this month! You can see what I did to make my monolith here.
Good morning and happy Monday. I really enjoyed this challenge - and it definitely was a challenge! Here's my first make.
I've used the wonderful PaperArtsy Scrapcosy stencil here - this really knows how to fill a page. There are a lot more photographs here on my blog. Have a very happy October, and I'll see you very soon with my second piece x
Miriam here, sharing my first project for the Plantastic challenge.  Here is my project:
Pop over to my blog to see how I made this card.  I look forward to seeing what you create for the challenge.
Happy Crafting!
Hello everyone,
for our October challenge, I made a birthday card with the Funky Florals.
If you like it or need a supply list, please visit my blog.
Thank you!
Although there are only 2 more months left of this year there are still lots of flowers in my garden which continue to inspire me. For my first project for our "Plantastic" challenge I have made a floral card with just a hint of the colder days to come.
I used lots of texture and another of the awesome Tim Holtz' 3D impresslits embossing folders. If you would like to see how I grew made my card all the details are over on my blog here
Enjoy this season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, my 2nd DT make coming up on the 19th is most definitely in that vein! 
Bye for now,
Plants are an inexhaustible source of inspiration for the crafter, and one of my favourite motif, flowers for the girls, trees for the boys, grasses, twigs, mushrooms for all... what a treat for us!
Today I went with an Autumn flavour, with the classic colourful leaves. Come by my blog to check out how I created my tag!
Hello everyone, 
for Rachel's fab challenge I have made a card with a video tutorial. 

I hope you'll play along with us this month ! 
Here's the link to the VIDEO
or you can click on the pic ! 

I'll be back soon with more ! 
Corrie xx
Hello October!!
Teresa here with a colourful Halloween card full of autumnal details - leaves, toadstools and pumpkins, just perfect for our Plantastic challenge.

You can see more over on my blog - hope to see you in the challenge!!

Hello to the colourful month of October!
For the challenge I made an autumnal card for the farewell of a special couple, who move away from here.

I made a little process video, so enjoy watching!

Find more on my blog.

Gorgeous Plant-tastic 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 Trains, Planes & Automobiles challenge last month. There are some gorgeous entries and the winner will be announced soon.