Wednesday, February 26, 2014

#2. 3 B's.

Hello and Welcome to the next challenge.
Please stay and flutter for a while.

Winners results are in post below.
 
The 2nd  challenge is 3 B's.

Upping the ante this week 
so I would like to see
Butterflies, Buttons and Bows
on your entries.
 
Well you didn't think I would let you rest on your Laurels did you!!
You must use at least one of each item to enter.
Your buttons can be real or faux.
Your bows can be made from ribbon or cord
and your butterflies can be stamped, die cut, embossed folders,
in the design paper ,3d.
Any form you like . I love surprises.
 
Below are some projects for your inspiration.
 
 
Fancy shaped centre fold card.
 

 
Faux leather note book.

 
Recycled pencil/marker pots.
 
Please pop over  here for full details
on how I made these.
 
The winner may choose one item from this
selction of prizes from the pot.
 
6 Butterfly pegs.
or

20 butterfly decorated buttons
or

Butterfly patterned ribbon
 
Please be sure to read the rules on the tab above
and enter your creations
in Mr Linky below.
Happy Crafting
Valery Anne.


Winners #1 challenge

Wow! First just let me say a big big Thank You to every one that fluttered in with an entry  and made my inaugural challenge such a success.  94 entries. I am still having to pinch myself. What gorgeous  makes and so lovely to see a number of mixed media items too.

Thank goodness I had Random org to pick the winning number but you certainly didn't make it easy for me to pick my Top 3! So much so that I have decided this time to pick a  Top 6 so without further ado here they are in numerical  order.

Lindsey (3)
'Mixed Media'
 
Nnalorac (6)
'Tea Lite'
 
Jenny Lawrence (9)
'Butterfly Card'
 
Rebekah (40)
'Beautiful Aurora Wings'
 
Paulette (63)
'Madame Butterfly'
 
Hazel (73)
Butterfly Birthday Card.
 
Congratulations  ladies and  please take your Top 3 badge from the side bar.
 
Now onto the winner.
Well actually there are 2 winners.
I decided that as the entries went over 50 I would run Random org twice!
 
1st Winner.
Lynne K. 80
 
2nd Winner.
Panda. 44
 
Well done Lynne and Olga. Please send me your details to the email address in the side bar
letting me know the prize that you would like to receive shown in #1. 
(I have 2 of each  though not exactly the same if you should both choose the same item.).
Please take your Winners badge from the side bar.
 
And lastly I kept close tabs on the followers numbers and the 50th  follower is
Jules.
 
and the
50th entry came from
Sandra H.
 
Ladies I have a small gift for you both  if you would like to email me your details.
 
Thank you to every one for fluttering by and hope to see you again  in
#2.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

# 1. Butterflies and Flowers.

Hello and Welcome to the Inaugural Butterfly challenge.
Please stay and flutter for a while.
 
The 1st challenge is Butterflies and Flowers.
Nice and easy.
Your entry needs to have a least one butterfly and one flower showing to enter.
I would love to see more of course.
 They can be stamped, die cut, embossed folders, in the design paper ,3d .
Any form you like. Surprise me!
I have made some projects for your inspiration.

Flip Over card. 
 

Decorative Door Plaque.

 

 
Decorated Bottle Doorstop/Bookend.
 
Please pop over to my blog  here for full details on how I made these.
 
Do hope I have wetted your appetite and given you some ideas!
Oops! Almost forgot.
The winner may choose one item  from this selection of prizes from the pot.
 
 
3D Stickers
or maybe
5 butterfly card blanks
or even
This Butterfly Box template. 
 
 Please be sure to read the rules on the tab above and enter your creations
in Mr linky  below.
Happy crafting.
ValeryAnne.

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

New Butterfly Challenge.

 
I 'm excited to announce  a new challenge starting  here
on Wednesday  12th February 2014.
If you are like me  love butterflies and showing them in your work then this is for you.
Challenges run  Fortnightly.
All types of craft are welcome. Cards, layouts, tags,  mixed media etc.
There will be a prize on offer to the randomly picked winner who will be able to select from a choice of 3 prizes on offer each time.
I have been busy over the past few weeks filling the prize pot to the brim with goodies.
Pot contains items such as card blanks, topper sheets, design papers,
stencils, templates,  buttons, ribbons, washi tape, stamps, charms, peel offs,
stickers, rub ons , wooden cut outs and  postcards. All with a butterfly theme of course!
There will be a different theme each challenge  to follow and all winners will be invited back as a Guest Designer at a later date.
Hope you can join me on my new venture.
See you soon.
ValeryAnne.