Category Archives: Challenges

Mojo Monday #327

By | January 10, 2014

Hi there What a beautiful day we’ve had here in Auckland – pity I was at work but it’s meant to be round for the weekend so all good 🙂 For today’s card I’ve used this week’s sketch from Mojo Monday.  I rotated the layout so that it would fit my stamp and my colour combo… Read More »

Colour and Sketch challenge

By | January 5, 2014

Hi there It’s hard to believe but my two weeks of holidays is drawing to an end – it’s back to work tomorrow.  It’s been a very relaxing time catching up with family and friends. Today’s post combines a colour challenge (CTD273) and a sketch challenge (MOJO326).  There were two options for the sketch either a round… Read More »

ColorQ #222

By | January 4, 2014

Hi there Wow is it hot and muggy today – almost too hot to craft!  We have just been out for a picnic lunch at Waiti Bay, east of Kawakawa Bay and it was lovely.  Great to see so many families out enjoying the water and being together. Another of my New Year’s Resolutions was… Read More »

NZSU MDS Challenge 1

By | April 27, 2013

Hi there Over at the NZSU blog Callena has given us a challenge to use Melon Mambo, Daffodil Delight and Tempting Turquoise on a page or card.  The twist with this challenge is that we must use MDS (the new digital programme from Stampin Up) to create our project.  I have combined this challenge with… Read More »

ColourQ #176

By | February 17, 2013

Hi there I hope your weekend is going well.  I’ve managed to sneak in some crafting time today and make some cards.  The first card is for this week’s ColourQ challenge – it’s been a while since I participated in one of their challenges.  This colour combo is one I probably wouldn’t have chosen myself but that’s… Read More »

Two Challenges in One

By | November 17, 2012

Hi there It’s a lovely wet day here in Auckland – great crafting weather 🙂 Over at Stampin Fun and Firends CherylAnn has set another challenge – this time to use a big snowflake on a card or 3D project.  I wasn’t going to enter as I don’t own any snowflake dies or stamps then… Read More »

Try Stampin on Tuesday

By | October 22, 2012

Hi there Well I am now back in NZ after a fantastic holiday in the US.  Sorry for the lack of posts this week but I haven’t been well.  I went to work fine on Monday but by the end of the day had a sore throat and runny nose – the doctor thinks it’s… Read More »

Crafters Anonymous

By | July 14, 2012

Hi there Where did that week go?  This year is flying by and in just over 8 weeks Phil and I will be flying ourselves – to the US for 4 1/2 weeks holiday.  We are going to LA, Phoenix, Grand Canyon/Sedona, Greenville, Nth Carolina to see family and then on to Boston for 2… Read More »

Crafters Anonymous

By | May 2, 2012

Hi there Crafters Anonymous is an online class and it’s so much fun.  You never know what you will make.  We are given a list of supplies and then follow instructions via a ‘chat’ session.  This week Julia took the class and this is what we made: It’s called a Sour Cream Container.  This one uses… Read More »

NZSU Ribbon Challenge

By | April 25, 2012

Hi there I have finally got around to making a card for this months challenge over at the NZSU blog.  The challenge was to include ribbon somewhere on your project.  I’d seen a bow ages ago which is made using a brad (here) so thought – now is the time to trial it.  The instructions were really… Read More »

Crafters Annonymous

By | April 19, 2012

Hi there Hasn’t the weather been amazing – beautiful crisp sunny days and they say it should be this way until the end of April 🙂 This week over at Crafters Annonymous Kristine McNickle taught an amazing gift card.  I wasn’t able to attend but as a member I still have access to the tutorials.  If you’d… Read More »

JAI #111

By | April 1, 2012

Hi there Last night I finally finished my 100 Easter bunnies for work!  I didn’t realise how much work (& time) was involved in putting these together when I saw them on a blog awhile ago.  But I’m sure my work colleagues will enjoy receiving them and that’s what matters. This is perfect for the… Read More »