Friday 23 December 2022

Time to wish you a very Merry Christmas


Hello everyone Debs here with more home decor makes to use up some of those craft supplies

All the details are on my blog

Hugs Debs xxx

Wednesday 21 December 2022

12 Days of Christmas Treat Box

Hello crafters, Craftyfield here today with a fun project to be enjoyed over Christmas.
Who doesn't like the pleasure of a surprise everyday and sweet things to boot...
Come by my blog to find out how I made this box.

Merry Christmas!!!


Monday 19 December 2022

A Christmas Song

 Hi everyone, it's Jo here.

Today I'm pleased to be sharing this page for our Christmas Anything Goes challenge this month.

I love robins especially at Christmastime, so I had lots of fun creating this page using some of my favourite crafting goodies by Tim Holtz. To see how it came together please visit my blog Let's Art Journal.

Thanks for joining me today; wishing you a Merry Christmas and all the very best for the New Year! Hugs Jo x

Saturday 17 December 2022

More Christmas robins

Good morning it's Jane here with my 2nd design team make for our current "Christmas" challenge. I love robins and this set from Visible Image is one of my favourite Christmas sets of all times. I decided to make a frame for them to sit in to sing among the holly.

If you would like to see how this came together just fly on over to my blog here where all is revealed. Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas.  Are you ready??
Bye for now,

Thursday 15 December 2022

Happy Christmas - By Miriam

Thank you for joining me.  Today, I am sharing my final project for 2022.  

I used a selection of Tim Holtz goodies on this card.  Pop over to my blog to see how I created this card.

There is still plenty of time to join in the Christmas challenge. I love seeing your entries.

I would like to take the opportunity to wish you all a very Happy Christmas and a kind and peaceful New Year.

Happy crafting!


Tuesday 13 December 2022

Happy First Christmas!

 Good morning and a very happy Tuesday.

It's Sue here with my second Christmas project, and this time I've made a photo card for my new baby Granddaughter.

There are more photos here on my blog if you would like to see how this works.

Take care, have a happy week, and a very Merry Christmas x

Sunday 11 December 2022

Merry Christmas!

Hello and happy sunday - and happy 3. Advent!

For my second project for the christmas challenge I made another card. 

For this card I used some Tim Holtz dies - no new ones, but still wonderful!

If you want to see a bit more, please hop to my blog.

I hope you will find some time to make something for our challenge, you know, you can win a 20 £ voucher to spend in the shop.

Now I wish you a very merry christmas time and we will meet here next year!

Evelyn xx

Friday 9 December 2022

Stars are shining brightly

 Hi everyone,

Corrie here for the second instalment of the Christmas challenge. 

I have made a super simple card which is easy to reproduce if you need a lot of cards. 

If you want to see how I made this, please hop over to my BLOG

Until next time! 

Wednesday 7 December 2022

November Challenge Winner and Design team top 3 and Special mention

 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 Number 20 

Pauline C 

It's Jo here. Many thanks to everyone who joined our Tags Only challenge last month. I really enjoyed visiting you and seeing all your wonderful tags, here are my Top 3:



 Loving the amazing blue and brown colour palette design with the handsome stag front and centre, and the wool and heart charm finishes it beautifully.



 This autumnal designed tag is so beautiful. I love the way the die cuts are layered together with the toadstool, falling leaves and pumpkins - a perfect tag for this time of year!

Netty's Cards

What a fun Christmas tag! The circular scalloped edge design and the festive colours are fabulous and provide the perfect backdrop for Mr. Fox - so adorable!

My Designer Special Mention this month goes to:



This mixed media designed tag ticks all the boxes with the vintage Steampunk vibe.

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 October 31  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 December Challenge.  

Hugs from all of us here at Country View Challenges! 

Monday 5 December 2022

Robins appear .....

 Hello there! Rachel here today with some more Christmas inspiration.

These sweet little cards all feature Robins - I love Robins - I always tell my daughters Robins are their dad looking out for them. And sometimes Gramps and daddad too!
You can check out more details on my blog here.
And don't forget to check out Susan's daily advent deals - I've already bagged myself some bargains!
Big hugs
Rachel x

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!

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