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Sunday, January 15, 2017

# 165 Photo Inspiration



Hi everyone, hope you have all had an amazing 2 weeks, I know some people areexperiencing really hot weather and others very cold and lots of snow.   Thank you everyone for those wonderful Monochromatic entries,it is always wonderful to see how people choose and use colours.

The winner of The Creative Bug images as picked by random.org is


Congratulations Beckie.  Please email Alex at alexcturner09@yahoo.co.uk to claim your prize.  

Please put Crafter's Cafe Challenge Winner in the subject, please also mention the prize you have won. Don't forget to take your badge from the side bar..



 Top 3 in numerical order


 







 

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Onto this fortnight's challenge



Our Sponsor for this fortnight is





Prize will be individually designed for the Winner.




And the theme for this week is

 PHOTO INSPIRATION


 Some suggestions:

Black and White + 1 colour (or two colours)
Winter/Snowy
Animal/Pet/Dog
Leaves/Orange Colours

The Design Team were able to choose from Decosse's Dynamite Doodles which papers/elements they wished to use for their projects this fortnight.  Each DT member's choices are listed.

 Lets first see what the DT came up with


Alex 
Tag Grab Bag, Floral Cats & Snowmuch Fun



CarolG
Snow Much Fun- top middle (pile of snow)
Argyle 1 paper
Birthday bash papers - celebrate



Cass 
Elements from "A Taste of Summer" "Cotton Candy Collection" "Trick or Treat" 
"You are Unique Sentiment" and the paper "Rolling HIlls"



the beauty of butterflies... textured papers
journal cardstags and brads


Engelchen
sentiment... in the sweetness of friendship......
feeling frosty "let it snow"1
2 papers from "snow much fun"



Fiona 
A matter of time paper in grey
"Don't dream your life, live your dreams" quote




HeatherB
 2 papers from "That's SnowBiz"
Sentiment - If You Never Chase Your Dreams , Set 2
White Daisy from Tag Grab Bag 1, Cotton Candy Collection 
 
Hester
Paper: Snow much fun, That's snow biz and Glitteratti 



  Monica 
The sentiment, You Are Unique



Tree paper from the Nature Of Christmas Patterned Papers Mini Kit
2 Blue papers from the A touch of Class Textured Papers
A frame for my sentiment from Living on the Edge Frames

 






Background paper from Nature Of Christmas mini kit.
sentiment from Birthday Sampler 1.

Now it's your turn


Sunday, January 1, 2017

#164 - Monochromatic



HAPPY NEW YEAR
WELCOME TO 2017

Hi everyone, hope you have all had an amazing 2 weeks doing what you love, are you still in holiday mood, did you welcome in 2017 in a BIG way?

Long posting today, it is the New year and we have two new members joining us at The Crafter's cafe.

Welcome
Hester

www.hesterskaarten.blogspot.nl

and

Petra
 foto van Petra Meijboom.
http://meijboompje.blogspot.nl/
 
Hester and Petra both live in the Netherlands, they are friends who craft together. Check out their blogs to see some wonderful creations.


At the same time as we are welcoming new member, we are saying a sad farewell to Gale, who is off to new endeavours/adventures in 2017.  Today's card is the last one she is sharing with us as a team member.  We wish her well for the future and thank her for her wonderful contributions over the years.
Please click on her link below and wish her well.

Thank you everyone for those wonderful ribbon entries.
The winners as picked by random.org are:

The winner of Digistamp4 Joy
dscf7080


The winner of Angie's Digi Store


The winner of Rick St Dennis
All Dressed Up Smile its your Birthday


 The winner of The East Wind

Congratulations.  Please email Alex at alexcturner09@yahoo.co.uk to claim your prize.  
Please put Crafter's Cafe Challenge Winner in the subject, please also mention which prize you have won. Don't forget to take your badge from the side bar..


 Top 3 in numerical order



Congratulations.  Please take your Top 3 badge from the side bar.


Onto this fortnight's challenge

Our Sponsor for this fortnight is

Sponsor
Creative Bug
https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-YgAO68pMk1o/V7SG7kUOAII/AAAAAAAAKzM/nQdBpCsvnxMAF4uJI9OcAPbEUacyIU9AwCLcB/s1600/Creative%2BBug.png 
Prize: 5 images


 An easy theme while we recover from celebrating, this fortnight it is MONOCHROMATIC

Now for a look at some DT inspiration

Alex
Gouda for You


CarolG
Look At Me Lolly


Cass
Birthday Dog


Debbi
Bumble bug


Engelchen
Hamilton Celebrates

Fiona
Look at me Lolly

Gale
Look at Me Lolly


HeatherB
Google Eyes Duck

Hester
Christmas Bells

Monica
Lili Princess

Petra
Lolly


Rebecca
Look at Me Lolly

What colour are you going to choose?


Thursday, December 15, 2016

#163 - Use Ribbon

The Design Team would like to wish everyone 
A Happy Christmas,
A Happy Hanukkah
Happy Holidays
What ever you celebrate, may you be happy and amongst family and friends.

Hope you have all had an amazing 2 weeks doing what you love.
So many wonderful entries for our last challenge, thank you for joining us here.

The winners as picked by random.org are
The winner of QKR Stampede


The winner of Crafty Sentiments


The winner of Bloobell Stamps

Congratulations.  Please email Alex at alexcturner09@yahoo.co.uk to claim your prize.  
Please put Crafter's Cafe Challenge Winner in the subject, please also mention which prize you have won. Don't forget to take your badge from the side bar..

Top 3 in numerical order






Congratulations.  Please take your Top 3 badge from the side bar.
We have had 12 months of amazing sponsors, check our side bar, we wish to thank each and everyone of them for the generosity in supplying the Design Team with images so that they could design and share their ideas with yourselves.

Onto this fortnight's challenge

4 Wonderful Sponsors  this fortnight:
Digistamps4Joy
Prize - $10 voucher

Angies Digi Store
 Angie's Cards & Digis
Prize 3 images



Prize - 3 images
 And the theme for this week i:
USE SOME RIBBON

Inspiration from Digistamps4Joy DT member
Granmargaret
Check out her blog and see who beautiful creations


Now for a look at some Ribbon inspiration from our DT.


Design Team members using Digistamps4Joy's

"Misteri's ornaments"

Design Team members using Angies Cards and Digis
 

CarolG
Santa head
Tina
Wishing you Christmas quote

Little Lila with a Candy Cane

Design Team members using Rick St Dennis

Alex 
Santa's Cookies


Monica
Best Frenemies

Engelchen
Channukah Reindeer


Design Team members using The East Wind

Alex Part Time Elf

Aurora Magic Flute
Baby It's Cold Outside
 
Aurora Sugar Moon

Gale
Part-Time Elf
Now it is your turn, show us some ribbon