Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Keep Calm and paint !!!!

Hi all
.I have spent the last 7 months renovating my new home and that was the inspiration for this card i have made for my Partner ...He loved the card and did see the funny side of it.The theme the Dt had for their weekly posts over at  Craft-Dee Bowz  was to use a stencil .I just had to use the Tim Holtz alterations brick wall stencil on this card ...it was just perfect .I also used a Dr Digi image called Derek Dunderton which i coloured with promarkers and cut out .The papers are from Prima. The dies i used for the brushes are from a set of tools by Marianne D.The keep calm image was found on pinterest.
I also used the many paint chip samples i have collected to make a cute banner....The string i used was from my stash and i used my  Craft-Dee Bowz bow making tool to create the double looped bow with it..It makes perfect bows time after time in many sizes in minutes.

 Challenges entered
2 Creative Chicks  anything goes
Creative Craft Cottage Digi Creations  anything goes
Craft Your Passion - anything goes[3 of 3]
Crafting from the Heart  anything goes[3 of 3]
Not Just Cards  anything goes
Use Your Stuff  anything goes stash item paint chips
Artistic Stampers anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore anything goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper anything goes patterned paper
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
 613 Avenue Create  anythng goes [optional twist - no twist]
 Scrappers Delights   anything goes
Crafting-With-Friends - anything goes [3 of 3]
 Jo's Scrap Shack  anything goes[3 of 3]
 QKR Stampede anything goes[3 of 4]
 Simply Create Too  anything goes
Simply Papercraft - anything goes[3 of 3]
DL.ART Thankful Thursday Challenge  anything goes
Crafting with an Attitude  anything goes[3 of 3]
Digistamps 4 Joy anything goes3]








.I do hope you like my fun card and that you have a go at a project and join us in the Craft-Dee BowZ MONTHLY challenge following the" ANYTHING WITH A HANDMADE BOW.
Happy Crafting
Tracey

Friday, 14 August 2015

Craft-Dee BowZ Blog Hop

Hi
welcome to the Craft-Dee BowZ August blog hop .The theme this month for the DT is "Babies".I have created this gift set trio to give you some inspiration for your baby projects.I used papers fromTrimcraft first edition baby boy pad for all 3 project.
The candle and box are so easy and very effective,I just decorated the candle using a paper cuff that can be removed so the candle can be lit and the same image that features on all the project.the die i used to cut it out with is from SU.The box was made using a crafters companion twin cupcake box
template.
The frame was made using grey board [2mm thick]. The image and sentiment can be removed so a photo of the new baby can be inserted. I decorated it with organza ribbon and some brads and a fab chipboard embellishment that says lullaby ,which i  heat embossed with wow  true white embossing  powder to match the project.
 The card was made using the same papers,a chipboard embellishment which says new baby [also heat embossed] .The banner die is from memory box.The balloons are made using spellbinder oval dies.The frame around the image is from sweet dixie,. The image was coloured with promarkers.
The gorgeous organza pale green ribbon is from my MPP pack sent to me by Donna and i created the bows from it using my Craft-Dee BowZ BOW MAKING TOOL
 It is my go to bow maker as it is so easy to use and creates perfect bows in seconds every time.




challenges entered
Through The Craft Room Door anything goes[2 of 2]
Craft Your Passion - anything goes[2 of 3]
Crafting from the Heart  anything goes[2 of 3]
Not Just Cards  anything goes
Use Your Stuff  anything goes stash item grey board
The Paper Nest Dolls Challenge  anything goes[2 of 2]
2 Creative Chicks anything goes
Artistic Stampers anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore anything goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper anything goes patterned paper
Karleigh Sue Challenge anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
 613 Avenue Create  anythng goes [optional twist blk white and fave colour]
 The Ribbon Girls  any image and ribbon
 Scrappers Delights   anything goes
Brown Sugar – anything goes[2 of 2]
Crafting-With-Friends - anything goes [2 of 3]
 Jo's Scrap Shack  anythin g goes[2 of 3]
 Pattie's Creations  anything goes [2 of 2]
 Really Reasonable Ribbon - anything goes
 QKR Stampede anything goes[2 of 4]
 Simply Create Too  anything goes
Simply Papercraft - anything goes[2 of 3]

DL.ART Thankful Thursday Challenge  anything goes
Crafting with an Attitude  anythimg goes[2 of 3]





   

 Ok now its up to you to join in the blog hop here is the list for the hop in case you get lost .....so your next stop is Vicki



Craft-Dee BowZ
 ME
Vicki
Gail
Barbara







Monday, 10 August 2015

christmas bow

Hi ALL
Here is a cute christmas hanging  bow i  have made using graphic 45 papers  from last years xmas stash and a template for the card shape in pdf format [yes lots of cutting by hand !!!] from sandras scrapshop.The ribbon is from meiflower crafts and i used my Craft-Dee BowZ bow maker to form the bows ...i love this easy to use tool gives perfect bows every time .The image is from tiddly inks and was a free stamp in a mag i had last year which i have coloured with promarkers.I used a marianne d die around the image and flowers from wild orchid.the berries are from ANNA MARIE DESIGNS.The fern leaves are created using a punch

challenges entered
Through The Craft Room Door anything goes[1 of 2]
Craft Your Passion - anything goes[1 of 3]
Crafting from the Heart  anything goes[1 of 3]
Cutie Pie Challenge - cute and girly
Not Just Cards  anything goes
Stamp and Create  one for the girls[1e]
Use Your Stuff  anything goes stash item G45 papers
The Paper Nest Dolls Challenge  anything goes[1 of 2]
Whoopsi Daisy - make it girly
2 Creative Chicks anything goes
Artistic Stampers anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore anything goes
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge Extra anything goes xmas
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper anything goes patterned paper
Creatalicious Challenges more than 1 fold
Creative Craft Cottages Challenges one for the girls [1 of 3]
Karleigh Sue Challenge anything goes
The 12 Months of Christmas Link Up anything goes opt snow people
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Crafty Gals Corner - any holiday

 613 Avenue Create  anythng goes [optional twist blk white and fave colour]
 Christmas Card Challenges - anything goes xmas
 The Ribbon Girls  any image and ribbon
 Little Claire's  holidays
 Scrappers Delights   anything goes

 Brown Sugar – anything goes[1 of 2]
Crafting-With-Friends - anything goes [1 of 3]
Christmas Stampin' All Year Long  anything goes[1e]

 Docerela Creations- anything goes[1e]
 Jo's Scrap Shack  anythin g goes[1 of 3]
 Pattie's Creations  anything goes [1 of 2]
 Really Reasonable Ribbon - anything goes

 QKR Stampede anything goes[1 of 4]
 Simply Create Too  anything goes
Winter Wonderland christmas carols
Simply Papercraft - anything goes[1 of 3]

DL.ART Thankful Thursday Challenge  anything goes
Crafting with an Attitude  anythimg goes[1 of 3]


 



Saturday, 1 August 2015

Craft-Dee BowZ project for August's Challenge

Hi all
I is  Aug 1st so that means it is time for a new challenge to begin at Craft-Dee Bowz.. The theme as always is "Anything with a handmade bow" ...so you can let your imagination run riot with your projects.I have made this cute crossover card .I used an image i have had for ages from the digi doodle shop called sleeping imfant. I coloured her with promarkers. The butterfly die and shaped header lattice heart  die are both from tonic.The sentiment was one i found on pinterest.The flowers are from wild orchid.The flourish border die i used around the image is from spellbinders.I also used a cheery lynn flourish die around the flowers and a martha stewart punch for the borders where the card crossed over.The organza ribbon i have used is from my very generous boss Donna from Craft-Dee BowZ .I used my trusty Craft-Dee BowZ bow making tool to make the beautiful triple looped bows..It is my go to bow maker as it is so easy to use and creates perfect bows in seconds every time.
                                                   
 Challenges entered
4 Crafty Chicks anything goes
Scrap & Craft Challenge  celebrations [new baby]
DL.ART Thankful Thursday Challenge - anything goes

Crafting with an Attitude  anything goes
Crafting By Designs  anything goes
Crafty Gals Corner -  anything goes
Creative Moments  anything goes bingo[flowers,image die cuts]
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Paper Shelter Challenge  anything goes
Mod Squad Challenge  anything goes plus a die 
Simon Says Stamp  anything goes
Paper Shelter Challenge - anything goes

Wonderful Wednesdays  anything goes
Crafty Sentiment Designs  baby [1e]
WordArt Wednesdays  anything goes

Doodle Pantry any digi goes
Paper Minutes sayings
Through The Craft Room Door  anything goes
Artistic Inspirations  anything goes
Card Mania - anything goes
Crafting from the Heart  anything goes
Craft Your Passion - anything goes
Eureka Stamps  anything goes
Love to Scrap  anything goes
Not Just Cards - anything goes
The Paper Nest Dolls Challenge  anything goes
Crafts Galore Encore stamp or digi anywhere Card Mania anything goes
Crafty Time punches or dies
Creatalicious Challenges more than 1 fold
Digistamps 4 Joy anything goes
Creative Craft Cottages Challenges anything goes


                                                      a close up of the two fab bows


                                              a pic of the card when slid into the outer case


Tuesday, 21 July 2015

A watering can

Hi
It is Tracey here with my post for July ...The theme for the Dt this month is "Out of shape" which means we have made projects that are Not rectangular or square and we are to feature plaids or pastel colours..I fancied making something a little different than a card for you this month so i made this cute watering can using a fab template from Dreamies which has been on my shelf for a very long time   .. The papers are from My Minds Eye .The flowers are all hand made using matchingMy Minds Eye papers.The leaves are made using a cheery lynn die .The butterflies are made using a tonic die.The stamped sentiment is from Cardio.The scotts roses stamp is by trimcraft,,The pretty organza ribbon i have used came from my Mpp pack this month so thanks Donna ,it is lovely.I made the triple looped bow using my Craft-Dee Bowz bow making tool..such an fool proof way to turn out stunning bows time after time with ease

 Challenges entered


All Crafts Challenge - anything but a card
Artistic Inspirations  anything goes [1 of 3]
Craft Your Passion  anything goes [ 1 of 3]
Not Just Cards - anything goes
Use Your Stuff  anything goes stash item [dreamies template]
Amusing - anything goes
Anything But A Card  anything goes
CD Sunday  anything from a cd and a stamped image
Dragonfly Journeys  your so crafty [1 of 5]
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends  anything goes
Scrappers Delights  anything goes
Crafting-With-Friends - anything goes
Simply Papercraft anything goes[1 of 3]
Cut it Up- must have cuts [1 of 3]
Stempelsonnen Challenge - anything goes[1 of 3]
2 Creative Chicks anything goes
Craft and Smash  say it with a sentiment
Crafts Galore Encore stamp or digi anywhere
Crafting Musketeers anything goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper  anything goes with patterned paper
Lia Stampz Challenge  handmade flowers
Creatalicious Challenges  more than 1 fold
Petal Lu anything goes
The Sisters of Craft anything goes
Crafting with an Attitude anything goes
DL.ART Thankful Thursday Challenge - anything goes
Inspiration Destination - anything goes
Moo-Mania & More  in the garden
Simon Says Stamp get in shape
Penny's Paper-Crafty  anything goes
WordArt Wednesdays  anything goes
                                                    side view of watering can
close up of the bow

I hope you like my project and that it inspires you to make any  project  you like with a handmade bow to enter into the Craft-Dee Bowz monthly challenge
Happy Crafting
Tracey x

Thursday, 16 July 2015

Fab News at Craft-Dee Bowz


BIG NEWS...BIG NEWS!!
Craft-Dee BowZ has decided to make your shopping a "one stop" retail experience! 

With a limited start, you can now purchase not only your Craft-Dee BowZ Tool and Ribbon-Ade from Craft-Dee BowZ, but also...are you ready?  Die-cuts too!!



Initially, there will be a limited selection of die-cuts available in the Craft-Dee BowZ Store located at the top of the blog under "The Store" tab.  Not only is this exciting news, but they will be offered at a 10% discount no matter who the manufacturer, what the size, or cost.  Craft-Dee BowZ has been working diligently to create a more affordable shipping charge and feels it has come up with the very best.  They will be shipping USPS (Domestic only...sorry no sales outside the US) for a fee of $4.95 which covers shipping from 1 to 4 dies maximum in one shipment.  Fees will go up with 5 or more.

So, on to the exciting new inventory!
The first dies to be carried in the Craft-Dee BowZ Store are hard to come by because they are European and sold in very few places, especially retail.  Drum roll, please.......Craft-Dee BowZ will be offering the NEWEST holiday die-cuts from SUE WILSON DIES!!  How exciting is that?  Her dies are incredible because of all the "surprise" edges, so they have a much more intricate cut than you would expect.  You can check out her videos on You Tube under Creative Expressions Sue Wilson.


Craft-Dee BowZ will be ordering dies on a regular basis and notifying you via newsletter and Facebook when new stock is available.  So, be sure to sign up for the Craft-Dee BowZ Newsletter and follow them on Facebook for up to date news on current dies.

As a reminder...there are limited supplies available, so don't waste any time!  Get over to the Craft-Dee BowZ Store and make your purchase now.  You won't want to miss this opportunity!

Wednesday, 8 July 2015

Sarah Kay Bow card


Hi all
Here is a card i made using a gorgeous bow card template from sandra's scrapshop ,I bought the pdf version and cut it all by hand but you can buy an svg version too.I used papers from Trimcraft first edition new leaves pad. The stamped image is from Sarah kay and i coloured her with promarkers,I added tonic die cut butterflies and some flourishes .The flowers are from wild orchid.
Challenges entered
613 Avenue Create - anything goes[opt flags]
Colour Your World with Lucy Sunshine  anything goes21 of 3]
Amusing - anything goes[2 of 3]

Come and Get It  anything goes with flowers
Glitter n Sparkle - anything goes
Robyn`s Fetish - anything goes
Catch The Bug anything goes
Crafty Friends Challenge  anything goes

Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes [2 of 3]
Crafty Catz  anything goes[2 of 3]

Simply Papercraft - anything goes [ 2 of 3]
Card Mania anything goes
Crafty Time punches or dies[2 of 3][
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper anything goes

The Sisters of Craft anything goes
SLS Lines Challenge use dies or punches [2 of 2 ]

Crafting with an Attitude  anything goes[2 of 3]
Crafty Ribbons -anything goes
Crafting By Designs  anything goes [2 of 3]

Inspiration Destination - anything goes

 Loves Rubber Stamps  anything goes
 Papertake Weekly anything goes
Through The Craft Room Door  anything goes[1 of 2]
Passion For Promarkers Challenge fancy things

 Craft Your Passion anything goes[1 of 3]
 Crafting from the Heart  anything goes[1 of 3]
 Get Creative Challenges flowers[1 of 3]
 Love to Scrap - 3 embellishments[1 of 3]
 Not Just Cards - anything gooes



Challenges entered
613 Avenue Create - anything goes[opt flags]
Colour Your World with Lucy Sunshine  anything goes21 of 3]
Amusing - anything goes[2 of 3]

Come and Get It  anything goes with flowers
Glitter n Sparkle - anything goes
Robyn`s Fetish - anything goes
Catch The Bug anything goes
Crafty Friends Challenge  anything goes

Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes [2 of 3]
Crafty Catz  anything goes[2 of 3]

Simply Papercraft - anything goes [ 2 of 3]
Card Mania anything goes
Crafty Time punches or dies[2 of 3][
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper anything goes

The Sisters of Craft anything goes
SLS Lines Challenge use dies or punches [2 of 2 ]

Crafting with an Attitude  anything goes[2 of 3]
Crafty Ribbons -anything goes
Crafting By Designs  anything goes [2 of 3]

Inspiration Destination - anything goes