Polkadoodles Crafting – Week 2 – Anything Goes Challenge

 Morning everyone, thanks for stopping by 😃

It’s challenge time over on the Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge

The challenge is ‘Anything Goes’ and  we’d love to see your makes over the blog, there’s a prize for the winner of the challenge.

For this weeks challenge I’ve used Polkadoodles Belle Papillon printable collection, available on CD-ROM or as a download, along with Polkadoodles Belle Papillon stamp set, Polkadoodles dies – Elegant NestButterfly 1 doublet and Elegant Flourish.

 
 
 


Step by Step
 
1. Created a card blank using cream card stock and a circle die.
 
2. Printed various papers & ephemera from the Belle Papillon printable collection.
 
3. Used the largest die from the Polkadoodles Elegant Nest to cut the frame from cream card stock. Used an oval die to cut the centre from the Elegant Nest die cut.
 
4. Embossed the die cut frame, using a Tattered Lace script embossing folder. Gave the frame a metallic vintage feel using DecoArt paints and Metallic Lustre wax.
 
5. Die cut the butterfly and flourish, stamped the die cuts using the co-ordinating stamps from the Belle Papillon stamp set.
 
6. Adhered the elements to the card blank, embellished with flat back pearls, lace and paper flowers.
 
 
 
 
Polkadoodles Belle Papillon printable collection, available as a download or on CD-ROM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
We’d love to see your makes over on the Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge, it’s an ‘Anything Goes’ challenge so no excuse come on over and join in the fun, there’s a prize for the winner too 😍
 
 
 

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I’ll be entering the following challenges –
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge – Week 41 Anything Goes

Morning everyone, thanks for popping on over. 

It’s my first post as part of the Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge DT 😃

The challenge is ‘Anything Goes’, we’d love to see your makes over the blog and there’s a prize for the winner of the challenge.

I’ve made a piece of home decor for Halloween, using Polkadoodles Sundae of Seasons collection, it’s a gift for my gorgeous nephew who just loves Halloween.

 

Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge, Week 41, Sundae of Season, Halloween, Mixed Media

Step by Step

1. I used a pre made wooden Halloween Boo stand, from HobbyCraft. I painted the stand with Dylusions paint, Black Marble and Tangerine Dream. Allowed to dry and then flicked black paint over the stand.

2. Used various spooktastic elements from Polkadoodles Sundae of Seasons collection and adhered to the stand, using Pinflair 3D glue gel.

3. Used Rangers Glossy Accent on the “Trick or Treat” text.

 

Polkadoodles Sundae of Seasons collection

 

 

 

I’ll be entering the following challenges –

A Vintage Journey – October Challenge Make It Spooky

Dragon Lair Designs Challenges – October Challenge Boo

Simply Create Too – #120 Halloween 

Thanks for stopping by ❤️

 

 

 

 

Digi Choosday – Week 40 – Anything Goes

Morning, it’s Tuesday and the start of a new challenge at Digi Choosday

 The theme is – Anything Goes.

For this weeks challenge, I’ve made a little 5×7″ canvas using an image transfer technique and Polkadoodles Summertime & Magic Garden collections.

 

 Step by Step

1. Painted the canvas board using Dylusions paints, London Blue and Calypso Teal. Used various stencils and Dylusions paints, using the same colours, to add some interest to the background. 

2. Using a graphics program, I use My Craft Studio, to size the butterflies and sentiment to fit my canvas, from the Polkadoodles Summertime and Magic Garden collections – “Believe” from Magic Garden and Butterflies and “Let Your Dreams Shimmer” from Summertime. I also changed the pre-coloured butterflies to a black and white image. Printed the images onto copier paper with a laser print, I use the printer setting to print the images in reverse, I simply clicked the mirror check box. I needed the images, especially in the text, because I was using the images for an image transfer technique.

3. Gave the canvas a coat of DecoArt Matte Medium, allowed to dry.

4. Roughly cut out the butterflies and sentiments. Gave the canvas a second coat of DecoArt Medium, I left some areas a little patchy where the large butterfly would be placed because I wanted a more distress effect for the largest butterfly. Whilst the Matte medium is still wet laid the images, face down, onto the canvas. Burnished the images firmly to the canvas. Allowed the canvas to dry overnight.

5. Rubbed away the copier paper, using a damp sponge, to reveal the images and sentiments. Dried off the canvas using a heat tool.

6. Added some shimmer to the canvas using mica sprays in blue and gold.

 

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Polkadoodles Summertime collection – CD-Rom and Stamps

  

Polkadoodles Magic Garden collection – CD-Rom and Stamps

 

 

 

Don’t forget to grab today’s discount code over on the Digi Choosday blog. 

 

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I’ll be entering the following challenges –

Crafting From The Heart – #130 ATG

 

Make My Monday -#31 No Patterned Paper 

 

 

 

Digi Choosday – Week 39 – Anything Goes

 

Morning, it’s Tuesday and the start of a new challenge at Digi Choosday

The theme is – Anything Goes.

I’ve made a Xmas wall hanging for this weeks challenge, using the new release from Polkadoodles Festive Christmas available on CD-ROM.

 

Step by Step

1. Using a graphics program, I use My Craft Studio, I choose a one of the pre-designed circle frames from the Polkadoodles Festive Christmas collection and resized. I added additional elements from the embellishments section, the snowflakes and script, and altered the brightness to make them white, then altered the opacity so background would show through. I also did the same for the reindeer and the text.

2. Die cut the circle, using a Tattered Lace circle die, and matted onto decorative circle, cut from white card stock using a Spellbinders die.

3. Printed a co-ordinating paper, also from the Polkadoodles Festive Christmas collection, matted onto white card stock.

4. Matted the focal design using 3D foam tape.

5. Embellished with some snowflakes, die cut from white card stock using a Tattered Lace die set. Added some clear flat back gems to the snowflakes.

6. Used some white ribbon to create a hanging loop.

 

 

 

Don’t forget to grab today’s discount code over on the Digi Choosday blog. 

 

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I’ll be entering the following challenges-

Artistic Inspirations – #164 Anything Goes

Crafting From The Heart – #129 Anything Goes

Craft Your Passion – #331 Anything Goes

 

Thanks for stopping by ❤️

 

 

 

Digi Choosday – Week 38 – Anything Goes

 

Morning, it’s Tuesday and the start of a new challenge at Digi Choosday

The theme is – Anything Goes.

I’ve made a little Xmas gift box for this weeks challenge, using the new release from Polkadoodles Festive Christmas available on CD-ROM.

 

 

Step by Step

1. Choose papers & a tag from Polkadoodles Festive Christmas collection.

2. Used the Tattered Lace Hexagon Box die to cut the box and lid from the Festive Christmas papers. Constructed the box and lid, edged with a green Memento ink pad.

3. Cut out the tag and edged with a green Memento ink pad.

4.  Used a Tattered Lace Floral die to cut the flowers and foliage from the Festive Christmas papers. Edged the flowers with a red Memento ink pad. I printed a green and red paper from the Festive Christmas collection double sided to use for the foliage and flowers, saves paper 🙂

5. Adhered the flowers and tag using Pinflair 3D glue gel. Embellished the flowers with flat back pearls.

 

 

Don’t forget to grab today’s discount code over on the Digi Choosday blog. 

 

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I’ll be entering the following challenges-

Artistic Inspirations #163 Anything Goes

Craft Your Passion #330 Anything Goes

Crafting From The Heart #128 Anything Goes

 

Thanks for stopping by ❤️