Sunday, 26 February 2017

CD Sunday - "Punch it out" (using punches and/or dies) - chosen by Wynn


First some good news and that is that Pamela has managed to choose her Top 3 and also to make a card for this new challenge.  We are hoping that we will see more of Pamela now but we are not pushing her. So here are Pamela’s choices for her theme of 'Do what you love':

1st  - No:4 - Carol
Carol said she loves colouring digis and I think her card shows that. I also really like the backing paper she's used.
2nd _  No:6 - KandA
Andrea loves doing decoupage. I like the colours in this card and also enjoy watching the birds feeding in my garden.
3rd – No: 1 - Rainey
Lorraine didn't say what it is she 'loves to do' but I really like the colour combo of this card and also the sweet image of the little bird.
 Well done Carol.  Please drop us a line to claim your prize  (email address in side bar) and together with KandA and Rainey grab the appropriate banner -  also from the side bar.
Meg will be here next time with her Top 3 choice for Friendship, Love and Romance.

Our new challenge has been chosen by Wynn.  Now we know that our Wynn likes her ‘wacky’ shaped and folded cards but it appears she loves dies and punches as well so if you can achieve both in your creations Wynn will be like a dog with two tails.
Here are the team’s contributions – starting with Wynn herself:









As always, please, please, do not forget to use something from a CD somewhere, however small, in the making of your card or project and give the CD credit. Entries that do not include the use of a CD, although welcome to see, will not be considered for the prize on offer.
See you next time.
Carol xx


Sunday, 12 February 2017

CD Sunday - Friendship, Love and Romance - chosen by Meg




We have a lot to tell you this time so we will get straight down to it.
'Tis my turn to choose the Top 3 for the ‘Make it Male’ challenge and wasn’t I spoilt for choice.  They were all super cards and worthy of the Top 3.  I would have been proud to have made any one of them - but I had to choose so here is my Top 3:
1st  – Lorraine (Rainey)
It is unusual to have 3 cards to choose from and anyone of them was a winner but this was my favourite.
2nd – Deloris
I loved the colours and the moodiness of this and the colours and subject  are so 'Male'.
3rd - Jane Middleton
What's not to like about this card. Beautifully thought out and put together. I hope your husband likes/liked it Jane.
 Well done Lorraine.  Please drop us a line to claim your prize and together with Deloris and Jane grab the appropriate banner from the side bar.
Pamela is still MIA but will have her Top 3 for 'Do what you love' ready for next time.  Thank you for all your entries.

Before we talk about Meg’s challenge we have some exciting news.
Jane, (Onions and Paper) who has so kindly been acting as a Guest Designer whilst we are down in numbers is going to join us as a full team member and we are all absolutely delighted.
Here is a little about Jane – composed by herself:
“I live in Hampshire, England with my husband Mark.  Mark used to be in the Army and we travelled all over the world, but settled down here when our two daughters started school. Now they are grown up with children of their own, and we are retired - but we're still here in Hampshire.
I've been a crafter ever since I could grip a pencil in my tiny hands. I learned many basic skills from my grandmother and now my grandchildren are learning them from me. I've dabbled in all kinds of crafts - hand and machine knitting, crochet, dressmaking, toy making, cross stitch, embroidery and glass painting, until about 20 years ago I discovered stamping and other paper crafts and became hooked.
I started my blog. Onions and Paper, in 2012 and was soon told about CD Sundays by a friend. At the time I only owned a few CDs and thought that they didn’t leave much scope for creativity - a few visits to CD Sundays showed me just how wrong I was, and this has become one of my favourite challenges, so I am absolutely delighted to have been invited to join the team.” 
So please welcome Jane - I am sure you will admire her work as much as we all do.

Now - to our new Challenge from Meg.  Meg has chosen a ‘Love’ themed challenge as we are so close to Valentines’ day and here I am going do something I have never done before when writing these posts – say that I think  the team have produced fantastic cards. They are all so different and inspiring.  I am still chuckling over the menacing Queen of Hearts on Jocelyn’s card.
Here they all are starting with Meg.


As always, please, please, do not forget to use something from a CD somewhere, however small, in the making of your card or project and give the CD credit. Entries that do not include the use of a CD, although welcome to see, will not be considered for the prize on offer.
See you next time.
Carol xx

Sunday, 29 January 2017

CD Sunday - 'Do what you love' - chosen by Pamela



Good Morning.
Our two MIA teamies are slowly recovering and Jane (from Onions and Paper) is still doing a great job helping us out until we are back up to strength.  Thank you again Jane.
Here is Pauline’s Top 3 choice from the lovely selection that you gave her to ponder in her ‘Something New’ challenge :
1st –Sue T
 
2nd – Eve
3rd – Monica Soto
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Well done Sue.  Please drop us a line to claim your prize and together with Eve and Monica grab the appropriate banner from the side bar.
Thank you all so much for your wonderful entries into my ‘Make it Male’ challenge - I too have plenty to ponder - and I will be back in a couple of weeks with my Top 3.
Now -  to this new challenge chosen by Pamela.   Although Pamela is technically MIA she was determined to choose her challenge and I am sure it will be one of your favourites – ‘Do what you love’.
I personally enjoyed choosing some of the things that I love most in my crafting and life and we are sure you will also enjoy this one. The Team will tell you on their Blogs why they have chosen what they have chosen so we will just present their cards starting with our GD Jane as Pamela hasn’t managed a card yet.

Meg
Please join in and show us what you love in crafting and/or life.
As always, please, please, do not forget to use something from a CD somewhere, however small, in the making of your card or project and give the CD credit. Entries that do not include the use of a CD, although welcome to see, will not be considered for the prize on offer.
See you next time.
Carol xx