Thursday, 23 December 2021
Tuesday, 21 December 2021
this is my second project for our December challenge.
I made this card with the stencil and two colours that I've already used together for a tag and a wine tag.
On my blog, you will find the tutorial.
And since this is my last post this year,
I would like to wish you a merry Christmas and a happy New Year!
Sunday, 19 December 2021
Hello it's Jane back today with my 2nd design team make. My card was inspired by a recent visit to Lapland UK and uses my favourite Tim Holtz die released this year teamed with my favourite snowflake stamp set from Visible Image
Friday, 17 December 2021
Hello lovelies, it´s Evelyn here with my second project this month.
I made a Honeycomb Christmas bauble.
Wednesday, 15 December 2021
Hi everyone, it's Jo here!
Today I'm pleased to be sharing this Christmas Wishes journal page for this month's Christmas Anything Goes challenge.
The collage background was created using Christmas Ephemera by Tim Holtz and the glowing candles and festive foliage using a couple of Tim Holtz Sizzix Thinlits sets. To see how it came together and the products that I used, please pop over to my blog Let's Art Journal.
Thanks for joining me today - wishing you Merry Christmas and all the very best for the New Year! Hugs Jo x
Sunday, 12 December 2021
I love mixed media, and this card has it all. Pop on over to my blog where I walk
Saturday, 11 December 2021
Welcome to the blog today where I am sharing my second project for the 'Christmas - anything goes' challenge. This time I have made a journal spread:
Thursday, 9 December 2021
Tuesday, 7 December 2021
Hello everybody! Here are our November 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 November winner of the £20 Country View Crafts voucher, selected by Random Generator from the challenge entries is
Thank you for all of the wonderful entries. They were amazing to see - you are all so inspiring.
Here are my top 3 for the 'Christmas - anything but a card' challenge.
1. Christi C
I adore this filled frame. Perfect to hang and admire at home or even give as a gift - stunning.
Anyone would be thrilled to receive this tag - the beautiful colours against the dimensional snowflake is stunning.
What a beautiful way to gift a bottle - I simply love this
Design Team Special Mention
What a wonderful Christmas gift these would make. So much detail and so much love have gone into these. I would be simply thrilled to receive a handmade gift like these.
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 December Challenge xx
Sunday, 5 December 2021
Friday, 3 December 2021
I hope you are enjoying the inspiration from the team.
Here is my second project for the Christmas Anything Goes challenge:
Pop over to my blog to see how I created this card.
And don't forget, there is plenty of chance to join in with this month's challenge. By entering you will be entered into a draw to win a gift voucher to spend in the online shop.
As this is my last post for 2021 and before Christmas, I wish you all a very Happy Christmas and a healthy and happy New Year.
Wednesday, 1 December 2021
Welcome to our December Challenge. Can you believe it is the last one for 2021 already? We know how busy everyone is in December so to make it easy for you to enter, we are having a Theme of Christmas Anything Goes . Simple rule, it has to have something to do with Christmas, anything else won't count and will be removed Bah Humbug!!!!!! We are also offering 2 prizes of £20 vouchers to spend at Country View Crafts. These will both be picked by Random Org in January
You can find out how these cats got into this on my blog...
Plenty of other ideas with the Snarky cats too!
Good morning and a very happy Wednesday, welcome to December. The big Christmas countdown/rush/blind panic starts now, so I thought I'd better get started with my cards.
I have made a card for the Christmas - Anything goes Challenge.
Happy December everyone...my very favourite time of the year. I LOVE Christmas and everything about it. It has always been such a special time for me and my family. The Christmas music is on, mince pies are being made, decorations hung and presents being bought (no I'm not someone who has Christmas bought and wrapped by 1st December!) . The card I am sharing today is one I have made for my family using Tim's stamps and dies. He really knows how to do a vintage Christmas.
Hi everyone! As I love all things Christmas, I created this Yule Tide page to celebrate and wish you a Happy December and all the very best for the festive season!
for our December challenge I created a canvas with a steampunk Christmas tree.
To make this I used many Sizzix dies by Tim Holtz.
If you want to know what dies these are, please hop on my blog.
Pop over to my blog to see what products I used to create this card.
Hi everyone Debs here with one of my first Christmas cards. A very simple card from me as I test out my new Cricut Joy.
Hello and happy December!
For the Christmas challenge I made a little wintery scene with Tim Holtz tiny houses.
It was much fun to make this - and of course there are some tiny lights inside! So if you want to see them illuminated, please hop to 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.
Wishing Everyone A Very Happy & Safe Christmas
Tuesday, 23 November 2021
Help your friends and relatives find their rooms! Especially useful for
Sunday, 21 November 2021
Friday, 19 November 2021
Hello it's Jane here this morning with some more Christmas gifting inspiration for our November challenge. For my first project I made a gin gift tag, today it is the turn of wine, red wine to be precise.
I use these handmade gift tags to make my drink based Christmas gifts more personal. They are always well received and you don't even need to gift wrap the bottle, just hang it around the neck!
If you would like to see how I made it pop on over to my blog here where all is revealed. I might even have a spare glass for you...no to be truthful I'm not a wine drinker. It's beer, gin or champagne in our house.
Bye for now,
Wednesday, 17 November 2021
Today I want to show you my little gift box I made as my second project for the challenge this month.
I had much fun to make this!
If you want to see how I made it, you can find a process video here.
For more pictures just hop to my blog!
Now I hope, you´ll make something for our challenge, there is plenty of time left.
Thank you for your visit today.
Monday, 15 November 2021
Hi everyone, it's Jo here!
Today I'm sharing these pretty gift bags for this month's Christmas Gifting challenge.
Each bag was created from a piece of white A4 cardstock using an easy and fun folding method after had been stamped with poinsettias using a Tim Holtz stamp set and Distress Inks. You can find full instructions on how to make this gift bag over at my blog Let's Art Journal.
Thanks for joining my today! Happy and creative wishes! Hugs Jo x
Saturday, 13 November 2021
Thursday, 11 November 2021
It is time for my second project for the Christmas Gifting Challenge. I made an ornament that can be given to someone that, like me, doesn't like Christmas very much. I think it tuned out nice!
Of course, as always, there is a video of you would like to see how I made this. Link below.
Tuesday, 9 November 2021
Good morning and a very happy Tuesday. It's Sue here with my second project for our Christmas Gifting challenge, and this time I've made some giant gift tags which will then become bookmarks.
Sunday, 7 November 2021
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 October winner of the £20 Country View Crafts voucher, selected by Random Generator from the challenge entries is
First of all, thank you so much for all your fabulous entries for my 'autumnal colours/Halloween' Challenge this month! There were so many which made my job of choosing the winners super difficult. I have managed to choose my Top 3 and the DTSM though, so here goes:
#1 - entry no #22 by Izzy Scrap
I love the autumnal leaves with the gold embossing powder. I also like the composition. Great card!
And then lastly the Design Team Special Mention:
entry #107 - by Tracey
I totally love this art journal page. Firstly because I love art journaling myself and I also love the way the pumpkin is so much in the foreground and this makes it extra spooky and interesting.
Love it! Well done.
Thank you all again! It was fantastic to see so many entries!
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 November Challenge xx
Friday, 5 November 2021
Wednesday, 3 November 2021
Thanks for joining me again. I really hope you felt inspired by the fabulous inspiration from the team.
Here is my second project
This time I decided to make a gift card holder. I teamed lots of Tim Holtz goodies with Lisa Horton Crafts Euphoria Glitter Cardstock.
Pop over to my blog to see more details for this project.
I really would love to see you join in with this months challenge - it's a win-win - you get chance to craft while getting ahead for Christmas and making something practical. And you never know, you may be the lucky winner of the gift voucher to spend in the Country View Crafts online shop.
Thanks for joining me.
Monday, 1 November 2021
Welcome to our November Challenge.
This month the theme is Christmas Gifting chosen by the lovely Miriam
Happy November! It's my turn to choose the challenge this month. I thought I would give you a chance to craft guilt free by creating Christmas Gifting. This could be a handmade gift or even packaging for a Christmas gift - no cards this month.
Here is my first project:
This is a cute gift box created with lots of Tim Holtz and Lisa Horton Crafts goodiness. So, I got to have fun and create something practical. I really hope you join in with my challenge - just remember - no cards!
Pop over to my blog to see further details about my gift box.
Thanks for joining me.
Good morning and a very happy Monday! Well, Christmas is getting ever nearer, and all gifts need a bag to go in, so that is what I've made using products by Lisa Horton.
There are more photos here on my blog if you would like to take a look.
Hi everyone! I can't believe that Christmas is nearly here so it was nice to get a head start making these fun Snowman Tags for this years Christmas presents.
I used the Mr. Frost Sizzix Thinlits set by Tim Holtz and the sentiment was from the Sketch Greenery Stamp Set by Tim Holtz; to see how they came together please pop over to my blog Let's Art Journal. x
Hello everyone, I've some ideas for adding something special to your Christmas tags and wrapping
For this months challenge I have made some gift tags and I have to confess that it was a struggle as I am not a fan of Christmas. Anyway I managed to get something made ! lol
As always there is a video to show how I made them. Link below.
If you like my vintage pocket watch ornament
please hop on my blog where you can find a tutorial and many photos.
Have a happy November!
For our Christmas gifting challenge I made a gift tag to attach to a bottle of gin. It really does make your Christmas gift so personal and this sentiment is such fun. There is no need for wrapping paper either!
I am a huge fan of gin and this new stamp set from Visible Image works perfectly with their existing Christmas stamps. Pop on over to my blog here to see how I made it...and perhaps have a glass of gin while your are there...or is it too early?!? You will be able to see my tag hanging from the neck of my favourite brand. Happy November everyone, the countdown to Christmas has begun.
I am back on the 19th with another drinks based tag idea for your Christmas gifting.
Bye for now,
I have been making coasters all year, 2 at a time in order to be ready with a set at Christmas! This one involves gilding flakes. Come by my blog to read about the process and see the other coaster!
Hello and happy November! For the challenge this month I made a bunch of gifting tags.
Wow some gorgeous Christmas Gifting 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 so for this month, NO CARDS ALLOWED.
You can enter up to 5 different makes and enter the project in other challenges, up to a total of 10, including ours. We have updated the rules on the blog for you.