Wednesday, February 26, 2014

#2. 3 B's.

Hello and Welcome to the next challenge.
Please stay and flutter for a while.

Winners results are in post below.
The 2nd  challenge is 3 B's.

Upping the ante this week 
so I would like to see
Butterflies, Buttons and Bows
on your entries.
Well you didn't think I would let you rest on your Laurels did you!!
You must use at least one of each item to enter.
Your buttons can be real or faux.
Your bows can be made from ribbon or cord
and your butterflies can be stamped, die cut, embossed folders,
in the design paper ,3d.
Any form you like . I love surprises.
Below are some projects for your inspiration.
Fancy shaped centre fold card.

Faux leather note book.

Recycled pencil/marker pots.
Please pop over  here for full details
on how I made these.
The winner may choose one item from this
selction of prizes from the pot.
6 Butterfly pegs.

20 butterfly decorated buttons

Butterfly patterned ribbon
Please be sure to read the rules on the tab above
and enter your creations
in Mr Linky below.
Happy Crafting
Valery Anne.


  1. Another great challenge lined up here, Mrs A, must get my thinking cap and anti-radar detection gear on :) xx

  2. Oooooer Mrs A, this one's a bit more taxing :)

    I'll be back! Lovely makes of yours.

    Hugs, Di xx

  3. What fabulous samples - really differnt and inspiring - not sure whether I'll have chance to enter this time as I have a lot of things to get done, but I'll try.
    Ann xxx

  4. We knew it couldn't be easy. I feel for the bow challenged out there.... May they persevere!

  5. Oh, Mrs. A - you've upped the ante, which means time to sport the thinking cap, chin-elastic and all! Bows and I don't get along, but for you...I'm sure going to try! Fabulous showcase!! Hugs~c

  6. I don't use buttons very often, but I'll give it a go. Kate x

  7. Congrats on a hugely successful first challenge, Mrs. A--Guess we all love butterflies! Your inspiration for challenge 2 is amazing--so diverse. My favorite are the pen cups which I adore!

  8. Oh, woman, we have created a monster.....little myz is currently raiding both her stash and mine for butterflies buttons and bows.... Lol

  9. Hi Mrs A,
    I'm back with my entry into this fortnights challenge.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

  10. Fabulous Creations from the DT. Thanks.

  11. your samples are gorgeous Mrs A!!! another great challenge lol huggles Sue xx

  12. Thanks for another fun challenge Mrs A! Those recycled pencil holders are a treat for the eyes - along with everything else!

  13. Good morning Mrs A - beautiful sample makes.

    Thank you for the lovely challenge. xx

  14. Bit more thinking required for this one!

  15. Brilliant makes Mrs especially the faux leather. thinking cap is on.

  16. Lovely inspiration pieces, the blue pencil pots are so pretty.
    I hope my card is Ok for the challenge, it only has one button and a tiny bow.!!
    Jean x

  17. I'm baaaaaack again Mrs A :)

    Hugs, Di xx

  18. l can not believe l wasn't following your blog having done the 1st challenge l am now though! gorgeous creations with lots of inspiration and another great challenge my card will be with you shortly xx

  19. I've got to admit that when I saw buttons, my heart sank! I can't mail buttons so I rarely use them. Then I thought of all those embossed and diecut buttons I had and this card flew together! Thanks for the challenge! You're a very popular lady!

  20. I had to put my thinking cap on for this one! But finally made it. Samples are fantastic. Lynn x

  21. Finish item now posted and linked. I had great fun with this, hope you like it :)

  22. Hi Mrs A

    Managed it .. .. with two days to spare!! Woo hoo!

    Hope you have had a good weekend.

    Love Jules xx

  23. Another fab challenge Mrs A! Thank you for the inspiration too x

  24. Just made it, I hope for No. 2! Gorgeous samples, Mrs A, and some fabulous entries. I'm really loving this challenge.

    Lynne x

  25. Didn't think I'd get a chance to play this time but I sneaked to my craft den for a quickie!. Love all your makes, especially the note book x

  26. Didn't think I'd get a chance to play this time but I sneaked to my craft den for a quickie!. Love all your makes, especially the note book x

  27. Sorry to be rushing up at the last minute, Mrs. A.!! You challenged me with your challenge! Laurels ran screaming from the Playhouse! (You just can't get good help these days.)

    Your inspiration projects are so stunning and wahaaay out of my leaque! Just amazing work, lady, and it's been impressive to see all the entries of the other artists for this one!!

    I wonder what you have up that clever sleeve of yours for next time?! Hugs, Darnell

  28. WOW! Gorgeous and inspiring creations Mrs A. Thank you for a fabulous challenge, I just about got my entry in on time!
    hugs Sue xx


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