Thursday, 7 September 2017

Flora or Fauna which is your favourite?



Its time for a new challenge at As You Like It



The sponsor of this challenge is



This fortnight's challenge theme is to showcase a project using 
Flora or Fauna and explaining why you've picked (& why).
You MUST explain WHY it is your favourite.


I have to say I LOVE flora and fauna so to choose is really hard!
I thought last weeks challenge of choosing Fur or Feathers hard and now I have to choose Flora or Fauna..... 

If you haven't heard the term Flora and Fauna beore this is what it means:
Flora and fauna refer to plant and wildlife


So I have gone for fauna with a hint of flora haha...
being a mouse and a leaf :)



Challenges:

Simon says stamp - Stamptember® Stamp it - 13/9
Sisterhood of Crafters - - Anything Goes - 10/9
Through The Craft Room Door - Always Anything Goes - 13/9
Retarte - Anything Goes - 18/9




Happy Crafting and we hope you can join the fun!
at As You Like It Challenge 

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Christmas is coming so you better get busy....

Good morning everyone!

This months ABC Christmas Challenge is here for September
Thanks to everyone who played along last month...don't forget to check the winner and Top picks for the last challenge!



And also we have some Brilliantly fabulous news too!
We asked the lovely and talented Sharon to join our team and she said yes!!!!!!
YAY!!!!!!!!!
Welcome to the team Sharon we are so happy you said yes :)

We have two fun themes to choose from...or combine...this month:


S - Sketch - we would love for you to find a current sketch and link to itAnd or
T - Trio

and (don't forget  the Christmas theme!)

We have 2 sponsors

A prize from our lovely host Lisa

and 

A Prize from Bugaboo Stamps


For my card I have used the lovely penny Black poinsettia stamp again I LOVE it so much
so sorry if you're bored with it because I am not haha :)
and I am doing my post in a different format as I am putting a challenge first because I am using a fab sketch from Sunday Stamps Challenge so to use the theme from ABC Christmas I have found Sunday stamps awesome sketch!

Heres my card



Challenges I am playing along with are:

A fab sketch from Sunday Stamps Challenge
September - Christmas (Stamping as focal point) from Penny Black and More
Holiday from Addicted to stamps 
Clean & Simple - Everybody Art Challenge

happy crafting
hugs me x

Thursday, 24 August 2017

Fur or Feathers which do you love best?

Its time for a new challenge at As You Like It



The sponsor of this challenge is



This fortnight's challenge theme is to showcase a project using 
Your Favourite Fur or Feathers (& why).
You MUST explain WHY it is your favourite.

This choice is impossible for me as I love love love both
I have a rabbit
Meet Baily

and a guinea pig
Meet Pip


 and I also have Ducks

These are 3 news ones and a little boy who came in the shop where I work 
has named them Lilli (white one) Rocket (the Dark one) and Sky (the black and white one). cute names so I am going to use them :)


and chickens... This is Bee_be


But....... for colouring purposes I LOVE fur and especially Henry and House mouse stamps


Challenges:

Christmas at Sweet Stampin' - Anything Goes for Christmas
Allsorts  - Forest Friends - Mice?
Sweet Stampers Stamp or digi - Clean and Simple - Stamp
Fussy and Fancy Things with Wings - Angel Mouse :)
The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge - Anything Christmas Goes
Southern Girls - Smash the Stash - Henry mouse is an old stamp and I have gone back to using distress inks to colour :)
Happy Crafting and we hope you can join the fun!
at As You Like It Challenge 

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Distress inks are the best.....

.....of course that is my opinion!
I love distress inks and as you will know by now I love them and always go
right back to them... 

So as you know by now my blog name has change and I am now flying solo
with out Penrith Crafts to my blog and I have to say it feels strange

but I hope you like the name...

Soooo then to this fortnights challenge is at As You Like It





The sponsor of this challenge is


The challenge theme is to showcase a project using 
Your Favourite Embellishment (& why).


I don't tend to use many embellishments but I LOVE pearls and usually
it's the small ones that I make a beeline for as they are good one any kind of card.
I have embossed the snowflakes with white embossing powder and then added a little distress inks a little splash of water and then some lovely mini pearls
The Merry is cut and added.

Challenges:


Christmas at Sweet Stampin' -- Anything Goes for Christmas
The Merry Christmas Challenge - Anything Goes Christmas
A Snowflakes Promise Anything Goes
The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge - Anything Christmas Goes
Ooh La La Creations -Anything Goes

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