Monday, March 20, 2017

Winner and DT Favorites - Monthly Challenge #14 {Flowering In February}



Happy Day Everyone! Today we are going to announce the winner and DT Favorites from Monthly Challenge #14 -- Flowering In February (Flowers In, On, Stitched, Somewhere, Where Ever, Etc.). You all are amazing. We loved seeing what everyone did with this theme!! Thank you all so much for playing along with us in 2017!

We would like to extend a HUGE Thank you to our wonderful and generous sponsor for our February 2017 Challenge. You really help to make the Challenges that much better by providing prizes to give to our winners. Please help us thank our wonderful sponsor by dropping by their shop!!






HERE IS YOUR RANDOM DRAWN WINNER:



All Dressed Up
Prize: 2 Images
And Our Random.Org Winner is:
No. 43 - Jane Savage





NOW FOR OUR DT FAVORITES FOR MONTHLY CHALLENGE #14 {Flowering In January (Flowers In, On, Stitched, Somewhere, Where Ever!)}:

Berni's Pick:

No. 26 - Heather Mills

Berni's Thoughts: This card is so exquisite. Just love how you use the sentiment as the focal point with all of the finishing details to make this beauty so gorgeous.


Hanne's Pick:

No. 61 - Bettina

Hanne's Thoughts: Bettina's card is really beautiful. I love the shape of the card and all those layers and details she has added to the card. The colouring is beautiful and the flowers are simply gorgeous! Oh, and did I mention the delicious colours of the card - I love the red background! :)


Joanna's Pick and Sandy's Pick:

No. 84 - Manuela

Joanna's Thoughts: Manuela’s card is very nice and simple. Beautiful colouring. This image is fabulous.

Sandy's Thoughts: Love the stamping done over the book page. A delightful simple card with lots of impact.


Lynda's Pick:

No. 5 - Aurora

Lynda's Thoughts: Stunning card, your colouring is so beautiful, I loved the stitched edge and the stunning border.


Traceymo's Pick:

No. 31 - Crafty

Traceymo's Thoughts: Just a sweet card love the cat!


Susan's Pick:

No. 37 - Mimi

Susan's Thoughts: I always love a recycled/reused item. And this one is just perfect! You turned it into a beautiful holder! I love it! I love the colors, love the lace and the flowers. Its just wonderful! Awesome job!


Friday, March 10, 2017

Monthly Challenge #15 - Movement In March (wobbles, shakers, sliders, dancing, etc.)



Good morning crafters community!! We hope that your February was wonderful and you had plenty of time to craft! Thank you to everyone who played along with our Flowering In February Theme. It is always fun to see all the different ways you all use flowers on your projects! Everyone did such a great job! You all are amazingly talented!!

Monthly Challenge #15 is Movement In March!! For this challenge we want to see some sort of movement on your project, in your project, in the image, etc. What do you think of when you first hear Movement? Well... show us! We are hoping to see a variety of ideas from you! We hope to see movement images and different kinds of cards or projects that incorporate movement such as wobbles, sliders, shakers and more! What a great way for us all to learn new techniques! And most importantly, HAVE FUN!

Please click on the Rules Tab at the Top to read up on the rules!
Deadline: The deadline for this challenge will be midnight on Sunday, April 9th, 2017. Please make sure to link up before then.

Prize and DT Favorite Information: We will randomly draw the winner for our sponsor. These winners will be posted on Thursday, April 20th, 2017. We will also post the DT Favorites at the same time.




Aliciabel
Prize: 2 Images
Alicia Bel has been drawing since childhood. She studied Teaching and Fine Arts. She was able to learn anatomy, composition and many her drawings more interesting. Have a look in her shop and you will see that her images are very sweet and innocent and even a little sexy thrown in there sometimes. We are truly thankful for her art and for her sharing with us in the crafty community so that we have great images to create with.


Berni using Simon's Gift



Hanne using Simon's Gift



Joanna using Feather Fans



Joanna using Thoughtful Faery



Lynda using I'll Miss You



Lynnpenguin using Feather Fans



Rebecca using I'll Miss You




Sandy using Simon's Gift



Traceymo using Feather Fans






Monday, February 20, 2017

Winner and DT Favorites -- Monthly Challenge #13 {Jet-Setting In January}



Happy Day! Today we are going to announce the winner and DT Favorites from Monthly Challenge #13 -- Jet-Setting In January (Vehicles, Travel, Holiday/Vacation, Etc). You all are amazing. We loved seeing what everyone did with this theme!! Thank you all so much for playing along with us into the new year!

We would like to extend a HUGE Thank you to our wonderful and generous sponsor for our January 2017 Challenge. You really help to make the Challenges that much better by providing prizes to give to our winners. Please help us thank our wonderful sponsor by dropping by their shop!!






HERE IS YOUR RANDOM DRAWN WINNER:



The Paper Shelter
Prize: $15 Gift Certificate
And Our Random.Org Winner is:
No. 13 - Mel C.





NOW FOR OUR DT FAVORITES FOR MONTHLY CHALLENGE #13 {Jet-Setting In January (Vehicles, Travel, Holiday/Vacation, Etc.)}:

Berni's

No. 13 - Mel C.

Berni's Thoughts: OMG! This is such a fun and cute beauty. Just love the image and composition. Nicely done!!!


Joanna's and Susan's Pick:

No. 5 - Toothless Knitter

Joanna's Thoughts: Perfect idea. This little footprint ...

Susan's Thoughts: This is gorgeous! I absolutely love the use of the footprint. That just makes this so special! Brilliant idea and I love how it all went together so perfectly!


Lynda's Pick:

No. 7 - AJ

Lynda's Thoughts: Your card made me smile, it’s so cute. Your colouring is beautiful and I love the die cut borders.


Lynnpenguin's and Sandy's Pick:

No. 4 - Carol Gill

Lynnpenguin's Thoughts: I love the travel feel this card hads and the post card is a wonderful addition to the sandcastle image.

Sandy's Thoughts: Love the sandcastle on this little ATC and the postcard ties it all in with the travel theme.


Rebecca's Pick:

No. 3 - Majda

Rebecca's Thoughts: I love the layers on her card and each details she added in her card, just match perfectly. Awesome.


Traceymo's Pick:

No. 2 - Lucy Patrick

Traceymo's Thoughts: What a sweet iamge & gorguss colouring to!


Friday, February 10, 2017

Monthly Challenge #14 - Flowering In February (Flowers In, On, Stitched, Somewhere, Where Ever!)



Good morning crafters community!! We hope you had a wonderful January and start of 2017! Thank you to everyone who played along with our Jet-Setting in January Theme. We always love to see what everyone is up to and the new things you are learning. And you all are so very talented! You keep us on our toes and wanting to learn new things! Keep It Up!

We are still looking for one or two new members to add to our team for 2017. If you are interested in joining us, please send an email to openmindedcrafting at gmail dot com. Include a little bit about yourself and your blog address. We would love to have you join us!

Monthly Challenge #14 is Flowering In February!! For this challenge we want to see flowers on your project, in your project, in the image, stitched onto your project; whatever or however you feel like adding flowers. You show us what Flowering In February means to you. We are hoping to see a variety of ideas from you! And most importantly, HAVE FUN!

Please click on the Rules Tab at the Top to read up on the rules!
Deadline: The deadline for this challenge will be midnight on Thursday, March 9th, 2017. Please make sure to link up before then.

Prize and DT Favorite Information: We will randomly draw the winner for our sponsor. These winners will be posted on Monday, March 20th, 2017. We will also post the DT Favorites at the same time.




All Dressed Up
Prize: 2 Images
All Dressed Up full of Wendy's whimsical and wonderful images. It is so fun to see the fantastic creations created with her images. All Dressed Up also has a Challenge Blog where she offers up a few freebies to help you get started. Wendy studied in Loughborough for 3 years and then after spending time in London, settle down in the East Midlands where she has been lucky enough to run her business and work from home. We sure are thankful that she has found her way into the crafting world!! We are lucky to have her in our community and lucky to have her as a sponsor. Thank you so much Wendy and All Dressed Up Digital Stamps!!


Berni using Little Flower Fairy



Hanne using Little Treasure



Joanna using Little Treasure



Lynda using Little Treasure



Lynnpenguin using Little Treasure



Rebecca using Little Flower Fairy



Sandy using Little Treasure



Traceymo using Little Flower Fairy