Sunday, 15 July 2018

Crafts Dreamy July challenge 2018




Hello everyone, Zowie here to introduce the current Crafts Dreamy challenge.
This Months theme is anything goes with a beautiful Mood board for inspiration. We would love for you to join in with all the crafty fun! You can make a card, tag, ATC, scrapbook layout, pocket letter, mixed media, collage piece etc.. the possibilities are endless!


Here is our wonderful Mood board for July, inspired by lazy summer days.





We would love to see your creations, please click HERE to enter them.








The winner will receive a £15 gift card (provided by myself) to spend at Crafteezee
and also earn the chance to be a guest designer here at Crafts Dreamy. We are also awarding Top 3 badges for three further outstanding entries, chosen by the Design Team.

Rules are simple, create a project following the theme of the Mood board, enter by clicking on the link above, include a link back to this challenge in your blog post. You can combine our challenge with up to 10 challenges (including this one). If you are entering through, Instagram, Facebook, Flickr, you'll need to include #craftsdreamychallenge

.

Last Month we had some fabulous entries and I would like to thank everyone who entered. Please check the winners page to see who the lucky winner is and who the DT favourite designers are in this months Crafts Dreamy top three spotlight.




This Months guest designer is the lovely Katie Lamb from 
Life in a Snapshot




Katie has created this gorgeous altered journal page. Please head on over to Katie's blog for more details on how she created her artwork.
I would like to thank Katie for joining us here at Crafts Dreamy.




I would also like to thank the super talented Design Team for their stunning creations, please click on the persons name to see how they created them and to leave these wonderful ladies some comment love! 



Maryvonne



Christina



 Priya



Zahraa



Dots to Lines



Henriette



Zowie


So now it's your turn to join in with the fun! we look forward to seeing your creations! the challenge closes on the 12th August at 11pm GMT.

Please click HERE to enter them.


Follow us on Facebook to join our group and to share your creations with us.


Do you use Instagram? please use #craftsdreamychallenge 
so that we can see your creations there too.

Thanks for stopping by, 

hugs,

Zowie xx 












Friday, 13 July 2018

A fond farewell to Freddie.


Hello everyone, today we say a fond farewell to our Crafts Dreamy DT member Frederique, who has stepped down from the team. She has given us some amazing designs and I am thankful to have had the opportunity to work with her, not only is she super talented, but has now also become a dear friend. 



With a heavy heart I have decided not to prolong my commitment to the Crafts Dreamy DT. I mainly craft when the weather is cooler, as in Spring and Summer I have a lot to do in and around my garden. So I made the decision to step down and make way for an amazing fellow crafter. I have really enjoyed creating for this fantastic and inspirational team.


Big thanks go out to Frederique for being a valued member of our DT and for being the first lady to join me on my crafting adventure way back in January.

Thank you for all of your support, we will truly miss you.

Hugs from the Crafts Dreamy team! xx


Design Team spotlight tutorial - Vintage index card



Hello everyone, Zowie here with a quick and easy altered Index card tutorial.. vintage style!
I've seen so many wonderful altered Index cards on the internet and wanted to make some; they are highly addictive and perfect for a quick and fun project, especially if you are having creative block! 



Here I have used a plain index card and adhered a book page and vintage map design paper, which has been torn at the edges.



Next, I chose these elements to compliment the paper that I used, including this wonderful vintage photo. 



I have used a Tim Holtz star rubber stamp along with Tiramisu Archival ink. 
Vintage photo distress ink has been used on all edges of the card and elements.




Finally, I chose some book text and adhered it to the card along with a fussy cut butterfly.



Hope you enjoyed this tutorial,
happy crafting!




Saturday, 30 June 2018

Design team spotlight tutorial




Hello everyone, Sunila and Aditi here today with a quick and easy journal page tutorial for you all. This is an easy technique and you will have a page ready within ten mins.


Here is a look at the page.







Step 1: Always place some newspaper under your work surface.






Step 2: Use a stencil and apply modelling paste for texture. Do this randomly.















Step 3: Once the texture is dry, spray some colours. Water them down and lift with a tissue as you do so. We are looking for a watercolour effect here.












 Step 4: Use stamps and black ink randomly for more texture.









Step 5: Pick some elements from your stash and layer them to 
add focal elements to the pages.







Hope you've enjoyed this tutorial!
Happy crafting!



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Friday, 15 June 2018

Crafts Dreamy June challenge 2018


Hello everyone, Zowie here to introduce the current Crafts Dreamy challenge.
This Months theme is anything goes with a beautiful Mood board for inspiration. We would love for you to join in with all the crafty fun! You can make a card, tag, ATC, scrapbook layout, pocket letter etc.. the possibilities are endless!





Here is our wonderful Mood board for June, inspired by romance and the perfect wedding.

We would love to see your creations, please click HERE to enter them.



The winner will receive a £15 gift card (provided by myself) to spend at Crafteezee
and also earn the chance to be a guest designer here at Crafts Dreamy. We are also awarding Top 3 badges for three further outstanding entries, chosen by the Design Team.

Rules are simple, create a project following the theme of the Mood board, enter by clicking on the link above, include a link back to this challenge in your blog post. You can combine our challenge with up to 10 challenges (including this one). If you are entering through, Instagram, Facebook, Flickr, you'll need to include #craftsdreamychallenge

.

Last Month we had some fabulous entries and I would like to thank everyone who entered. Please check the winners page to see who the lucky winner is and who the DT favourite designers are in this months Crafts Dreamy top three spotlight.



I would like to thank the super talented Design Team for their stunning creations, please click on the persons name to see how they created them and to leave these wonderful ladies some comment love! 























We have some exciting news to share with you! every Fortnight a member from our wonderful Design Team will be in the spotlight, showcasing a project that they have made, with a step by step tutorial, please do come back to visit and to take a look.

So now it's your turn to join in with the fun! we look forward to seeing your creations! the challenge closes on the 12th July at 11pm GMT.

Please click HERE to enter them.


Follow us on Facebook to join our group and to share your creations with us.


Do you use Instagram? please use #craftsdreamychallenge 
so that we can see your creations there too.

Thanks for stopping by, 

hugs,
Zowie xx