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Junk Journal July 2024

This is the start of my Junk Journal July 2024. I have made a concertina journal out of various scraps - mainly different shopping bags and ...

Saturday 31 December 2022

CHNC challenge 627 for 31 December 2022 - any Christmas or New Year creation


 A new Christmas Challenge every Saturday!


Today Crafty Hazelnut brings a new weekly Christmas Challenge
with the theme "any Christmas or New Year Creation"
Do pop over and see the fabulous inspiration from my teamies!



 I used red card blanks to make two similar cards. These were matted with some festive paper from my stash. I then added a dylusions dy-cut coloured with markers. Finally I added the sentiment strip, cut from a DCWV Merry Merry paper pad and distressed with mowed lawn distress ink.


Happy Crafting!


Wednesday 28 December 2022

WOYWW #708

        WOYWW

Wednesday again, so I am linking to the Stamping Ground

Follow the link to find out more about What's on Your Work Desk Wednesday and maybe join in... This is my post for WOYWW #708

Anyway here's my worktable:


I have been MIA for the last three weeks - mainly because my sister and brother-in-law came to stay at the beginning of December. Kevin came home from Egypt on the 17th and then other visitors arrived on the 18th - so the week leading up to Christmas we had 11 or 12 staying in the house. Consequently my craft room became a bedroom - I have just put the table back up again and started making a junk journal.

This was Christmas Day when we were up to 17...


Of course we have the kangaroo and koala too...


I have managed to keep up with the temperature blanket. Yesterday we reached 42 degrees so I added 'claret' - the first time this year we have been over 38!


I also made a crochet-ed kitchen towel...




By the way I am still hotspotting, as we still have no internet connection to the house. 
(No comment!)

Wishing you all a wonderful festive season and a happy 2023!

Happy WOYWW!

Sunday 25 December 2022

Creative Warriors Inspiration Team - Term 2 Post #10


     This is my next inspiration for the Creative Warriors Inspiration Team 2022 - Term 2! 

with Michelle Grant Designs

You will see our inspirational creations on the Facebook Group

Ho Ho Ho and a merry Christmas!

I am wishing you a wonderful festive season with a simple card using


Yo Ho Ho  the December Challenge pack by Michelle Grant


I used the background picture to add to a white card blank. 
I then added the images coloured with markers and glitter glue and then cut out.






Happy Crafting!


Saturday 24 December 2022

CHNC challenge 626 for 24 December 2022 - any Christmas or New Year creation

 A new Christmas Challenge every Saturday!


Today Crafty Hazelnut brings a new weekly Christmas Challenge
with the theme "any Christmas or New Year Creation"
Do pop over and see the fabulous inspiration from my teamies!



This was a set of very quick and easy cards - I used red card blanks matted with sections of an Australian 12 by 12 patterned paper which I picked up from a craft market last weekend.

Happy Crafting!


Friday 23 December 2022

Color My Heart Color Dare Challenge #528

 

This is my make for the



Do pop over to the Color Dare Challenge and take a look at my teamies' makes!

This is today's colour scheme -
 

This is the last of the gnomes I had on my desk.

This card is based on an idea from Hillbilly Scrappin'.

I used a white card base matted with a paper from Echo Park Gnome for Christmas.
I then added a strip formed by another couple of papers from the same paper pad.


I added the  gnome from Scrapbookingncraft and sentiments from Echo Park ephemera.

Finally I added the red nose.


Hope you will join the Color Dare Challenge...

Saturday 17 December 2022

CHNC challenge 625 for 17 December 2022 - use the word Merry


 A new Christmas Challenge every Saturday!


Today Crafty Hazelnut brings a new weekly Christmas Challenge
with the theme "use the word merry"
Do pop over and see the fabulous inspiration from my teamies!



 I started with a green card blank.

I then added the images from Gecko Galz which I had painted with shimmery watercolours and trimmed to size. The sentiment was part of the image.

Happy Crafting!


Friday 16 December 2022

Beccy's Place December Challenge


I am still making the odd Christmas card so that I have some in stock 

and I found Beccy's Place: December Challenge with a cute freebie!

The challenge is a bingo one - I used a Z card fold, the Digital stamps and die cuts... and made this quick card:


I painted the image with shimmery water colours, adding glitter glue to the hat.
I used some paper from my stash and die cut a few snowflakes...




I will add this to the challenge



Happy Crafting!

Thursday 15 December 2022

Outlawz Crash Your Stash - choose one of the techniques from this year's challenges

   

 The Outlawz Crash your Stash Challenge now has a new home!


PLEASE REMEMBER: Our purpose is to encourage and challenge you to use items you already have stashed away somewhere waiting to be appreciated and loved again!

 

Please do not purchase or make items for this challenge.


Our sponsor this month is San van Blaricum
PRIZE: the image the team is using

As in the past, for this challenge we ask that you use one of the items from past challenges this year.

Embossing folders
Water colors (Pen, pencils, crayons, pots)
Ink Sprays (Antiquing, shimmer etc)
Buttons
Ribbon Slides
Chipboard
Googlie Eyes
Twine/Floss
Mulberry Paper

Please note in your post what item you used

I decided to use buttons!



I painted the image with shimmery water colours.



I layered a white card blank with black card, a paper from a Born. Craft and Create paper pad, a piece of black card die cut with a scalloped circle and the image.

Then I added the buttons.



 

If you haven’t already, please join our Outlawz Challenges Facebook FAN Page 


and take a look at The Outlawz Challenges MAIN blog to stay up on all the challenges taking place!


Happy Crafting!




Monday 12 December 2022

Gecko Galz December Challenges AND FREEBIE!!

        

 This month the main Challenge theme is 

Christmas Dreams

Follow the link to share your make!

December 1st - 29th.

Feel free to grab our badge, and share on your blogs.



There is only one rule, and that is you need to use at least ONE  product from Gecko Galz!!  
It can be one of the free products, stamps, collage images, or digital papers!!  It is up to you!!
The winner will receive a $25 Gecko Galz Shopping Spree 

(Scroll down to the bottom for a freebie sheet!! If you saw my post on the 1st you will already have seen this...)

Firstly I have my tag to share:



Next I have a junk journal page:


Finally I have a selection of Christmas cards: 







Don't forget the challenges on the Facebook Group


These are the December challenges:


Then there are also, with freebie images, the Gecko Galz






And the


Have Fun!

And for all my followers - I have a free Gecko Galz sheet for you - isn't it fabulous?





Happy Crafting!