Saturday 21 May 2016

Challenge 32 and Winners from Challenge 31

Hello and Welcome...

Good morning and welcome, I hope you all had a fantastic crafty fortnight. Thank you so much for your gorgeous entries for last fortnight’s ‘No 31’ challenge. It was lovely to see your wonderful entries and the DT ladies had an enjoyable time visiting your blogs, you are all so talented.

Here are the lucky winners....

Our 1st randomly picked winner who will receive a prize from 'Aurora Wings' is....
Number 42, Christy  *** CLAIMED ***

Our 2nd randomly picked winner who will receive a prize from 'Lacy Sunshine' is....
Number 71, Linda  *** CLAIMED ***

Congratulations to you both, please contact Diane Louise at  to claim your prize
and receive your winners badge.

On your email, in the subject line, can you put the words
'Winner of Challenge 31 and the name of your Sponsor'

(Don't forget, you have 14 days to claim)

and now for the Top 3 favourites, as chosen by Blankina

Thank you so much for having joined our challenge, it was my turn to choose the top 3.  It has been extremely difficult to narrow all entries down to a top 3 with all talented crafters who have joined..Please do not be upset if your lovely card has not been chosen..if possible I would choose a top 20!

Congratulations and please collect your Top 3 Winners badge
from the tab at the top of the page.

Top 3 not in any particular order:

n 42 Christy
A lovely garden scene, pretty colours and the flowers and doily too.

n 50 Andrea Norris
Absolutely fab colouring..great CAS design and the distressed edges give that special touch.  Don't we all wish a garden with strawberries?

n 16 Tip Top
Dedicated to all great dads of the world!
Great image and design..this garden scene brings back sweet memories.

Big hugs Blankina


Now onto our new challenge for this fortnight at Crafty Friends...
The theme of this challenge is


You can make anything you like, maybe a card, a scrapbook layout of even home decorYou can use any products you like to enter as long as it follows the theme for this fortnight. 

Here are details of this challenge's wonderful sponsors... 

Our products are not only hand-blended, hand-pressed, and hand-packaged in the United States, but our glitters, embossing powders, and flockings are also MANUFACTURED in The United States (not imported). Sparkle N Sprinkle supports local manufacturers who make quality products using healthy, environmentally-safe ingredients and fair labor practices. We hope that our loyal customers appreciate our efforts. Your Quality Crafting Time deserves Quality Products.

One lucky winner will receive $15 worth of digital images of their choice

Click HERE to be taken to their web-store and
click HERE to be taken to their blog

... and for further inspiration click HERE to be taken to their Challenge Blog

Our next wonderful sponsor is...
The East Wind

The artist behind The East Wind digital images is known as Unky LaStrange. Unky makes her home in British Columbia, Canada with her wonderful daughter, Aurora, the love of her life and source of much inspiration. She has been creating art since she was a child always allowing it to reflect her interests, humour, and love of all that is quirky. Her unique images run the gamut from the darkly humourous and sometimes creepy through the world of fashion-forward Lucy Loo to the sweet Aurora and Baby Aurora where life and people are good and beautiful. There are images to suit every taste, occasion, or whim at The East Wind

One lucky winner will receive 3 digital images of their choice

Click HERE to be taken to their Etsy web-store and
Click HERE to be taken to their blog

... and for further inspiration click HERE to be taken to their Challenge Blog

If you would like to be in with a chance of winning these fabulous prizes,
please enter your creation using Inlinkz below.

Don't forget you can enter up to 3 times

We are joined this week by a fabulously talented Guest Designer.....
We would like to say 'Welcome and Thanks' to the lovely Bonnie Taylor
who has made this lovely card for our challenge.


...and here is inspiration from Team 2 and as you can see, their cards are absolutely gorgeous.... thank you so much ladies. If you want to take a closer look at the DT's beautiful cards or leave them a comment, just click on the name above their card and it will take you straight to their own personal blogs.

Diane Louise
Using Aurora Floral Kiss from The East Wind
Using The White Witch from The East Wind

Using Aurora Spring Butterfly from The East Wind

Using Aurora Vine from The East Wind

Using Humming Birds 1  from Sparkle N Sprinkle

Using Beach Friends from Sparkle N Sprinkle ​

Using Dragonfly  from Sparkle N Sprinkle

Lisa G
Using Rusty Waggon from Sparkle N Sprinkle

Using Humming Birds 1  from Sparkle N Sprinkle

Using Berry Sundae from Sparkle N Sprinkle

Have fun crafting this fortnight

Diane Louise and Team 2 Ladies xx


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