Wednesday, March 31, 2021

#155 Spin The Butterfly Wheel with L for Lantern Card.

Welcome Back
Winners #154 are now shown below this post.  

Please Note 
This challenge will be carrying on for a further week
and will now close on 
Tuesday 20th April 8pm (BST).

Come on in.
Lets Spin the Butterfly Wheel.
Each challenge will be a letter of the Alphabet with  a choice of 3 Colours , 1 Theme and a specified  Card shape  all beginning with the chosen letter.

(The discerning amongst you will notice that there is an added page along the top under the Butterfly Banner called Card shapes.)
 I will be showing a link to a tutorial on this page with hints and tips for making the cards so just look under the letter being used for each challenge. 

The card shape is not mandatory but if you do use it you will qualify for the top prize. You must of course use your butterfly and the other elements.  The shapes will all be easy ones, just a different way to either fold or cut your basic cardbase. 

The card shape is not mandatory but if you do use it you will qualify for the top prize. You must of course use your butterfly and the other elements.  The shapes will all be easy ones, just a different way to either fold or cut your basic cardbase. 
If you don't want to use the card shape then 
You can either choose a Theme or a Colour from the wheel + Butterfly  to be entered  for the 1st Prize.

If you use a Butterfly + a Theme + a Colour from the wheel then 
you  will  be entered into the 2nd Prize. 
Please state in your post which part of the wheel you are using to play with.

So lets get started.

The wheel is
L
and 
Lantern Card.
 

 Your 6  elements are:
Lantern Card /Lawn Green/Lilac/Laser Lemon/Lattice work
+your Butterfly.

n.b.   Lattice work I will accept lace work.
On my example I have used a  Lattice/Filigree  Butterfly die. 

Please state the elements of Your Choice.
                
Here is my inspiration for you .

 using all of the required elements:

Showing Lantern pulled open 
Closed down.

You can see more details of /the card here on my blog.
Also the tutorial for making this style is on the Card shape Page at the top under the banner header. 


1st Prize.
(for using either One Theme or One Colour with your butterfly/ies)
Please state in your post which part of the wheel you are using to play with.

Sticky lace edging
3  Glitter Butterflies
2 butterfly  prints
Anita's Outline stickers.
Black Pen


2nd Prize.

 (for using both a Theme and a Colour + your butterfly/ies )
Please state in your post which part of the wheel you are using to play with.

Tando Mini hearts
1 bottle liquid Pearls
3 sheets design paper
Crafts-Too Embossing folder
Dimension Fourth butterfly stamp.




  Top Prize .
For using the Joy Fold 2 + all the other elements
+ your Butterfly

5 sheets of design paper 
1 bottle liquid Pearls
Tando clouds shapes.
Tonic'Butterfly Sprig' Die
Creative Expressions 'Petal Garland stamp


From time  to time I will also have a special draw prize when an entry particularly catches my eye.  

Please be sure to read all the rules on the tab above.

Enter your creations in Mr Linky below.
Please also state if you are only playing for fun.

Happy crafting and see you soon.

Please Note CHANGE
This challenge is running for 2 weeks.
Challenge will therefore end on Tuesday 13th of Apr. 
Tuesday 20th April.



Winners #154

Another wonderful  turnout . I am truly grateful for you coming and playing along.There were  again 29 entries. 8 of you used the Kite Fold card so thank you.

I have selected the following non shape cards for my top 3 and in numerical order they are as follows: 

#8 Aquarius
So delicate looking.


#15 Diny

I love the background created..

#25 Alison C.

Just like how the colours merge even if it was a mishap!

Kite fold Cards in numerical order are as follows:
 

# 13 Suze
Love the knotted string and the blue background. 

# 16 Hazel (Didos)

Colours just  spoke to me. 

#22 Suzanne H.
I love the cloud effect base.

Congratulations everyone.
please take a bow and help yourselves to
The Top 3
Badge from the side bar.

The Prize winners are as follows.


1st Prize.
(for using either One Theme or One Colour with your butterfly/ies)

The Winner picked from the tea cup is:



(1)  Susan Renshaw


2nd Prize.

 (for using both a Theme and a Colour + your butterfly/ies)

(23)  Wilma


 
Top Prize  

 (for using Joy fold Card+ all other elements + your butterfly/ies)

The winner picked from the Tea cup is:

(10)  Liz Cavil


I  also have a Special Prize.
This card just blew me away when I saw it. 


(12) Aussie Annie.

Susan,Wilma Liz and Aussie Annie 
Please get in touch using the email address in the side bar to collect your prize.

Please also take the Winner's Badge from the side bar.
Can I also please ask that you acknowledge your win
In the comments box below so that 
I know to expect an email from you. 

New challenge is running for 2 weeks 
and will close on Tuesday 13th Apr 8pm (GMT)

Hope to see you all back.
for #155


Stay Safe.
 


Thursday, March 18, 2021

#154 Spin the Butterfly Wheel with K for Kite Fold.

Welcome Back
Winners #153  post is now below .

Come on in.
Lets Spin the Butterfly Wheel.
Each challenge will be a letter of the Alphabet with  a choice of 3 Colours , 1 Theme and a specified  Card shape  all beginning with the chosen letter.

(The discerning amongst you will notice that there is an added page along the top under the Butterfly Banner called Card shapes.)
 I will be showing a link to a tutorial on this page with hints and tips for making the cards so just look under the letter being used for each challenge. 

The card shape is not mandatory but if you do use it you will qualify for the top prize. You must of course use your butterfly and the other elements.  The shapes will all be easy ones, just a different way to either fold or cut your basic cardbase. 

The card shape is not mandatory but if you do use it you will qualify for the top prize. You must of course use your butterfly and the other elements.  The shapes will all be easy ones, just a different way to either fold or cut your basic cardbase. 
If you don't want to use the card shape then 
You can either choose a Theme or a Colour from the wheel + Butterfly  to be entered  for the 1st Prize.

If you use a Butterfly + a Theme + a Colour from the wheel then 
you  will  be entered into the 2nd Prize. 
Please state in your post which part of the wheel you are using to play with.

So lets get started.

The wheel is
K
and 
Kite Fold.


  Your 6  elements are:
Kite Fold /Kilimanjaro/Kobi/Kombu Green/Knots
+your Butterfly.

n.b.   Kilimanjaro = a pale sky blue
kobi = light pink
Kombu Green = dark sage..

Please state the elements of Your Choice.
                
Here is my inspiration for you .

First card using:

 Kite Fold /Knots/Kilimanjaro/Kombu Green/Kobi/Butterfly

Using Tutorial I



Second card using:

Kite Fold /Knots/Kilimanjaro/Kobi/Butterfly.

Using  Tutorial II





You can see more details of /the cards here on my blog.
Also the tutorial for making this style is on the Card shape Page at the top under the banner header. 


1st Prize.
(for using either One Theme or One Colour with your butterfly/ies)
Please state in your post which part of the wheel you are using to play with.

Butterfly sticky panels
3  Glitter Butterflies
Butterfly Tape
4 butterfly  prints
Anita's Outline stickers.



2nd Prize.

 (for using both a Theme and a Colour + your butterfly/ies )
Please state in your post which part of the wheel you are using to play with.

5 wooden  Butterflies 
1 bottle liquid Pearls
2 sheets butterfly design paper
Nellies choice' Butterfly vine'  Embossing folder
Nellie's  Multi frame dies.


  Top Prize .
For using the Joy Fold 2 + all the other elements
+ your Butterfly

3 sheets of design paper 
1 bottle liquid Pearls
2 wooden butterfly shapes.
'Fancy edge' Die set
Studio light Butterfly stamp set


From time  to time I will also have a special draw prize when an entry particularly catches my eye.  

Please be sure to read all the rules on the tab above.

Enter your creations in Mr Linky below.
Please also state if you are only playing for fun.

Happy crafting and see you soon.

Please Note.
This challenge is running for 2 weeks.
Challenge will therefore end on Tuesday 30th of Mar. 


Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Winners #153

 Another great turnout . I am truly grateful for you coming and playing along.There were 29 entries.  13 of the entries were using the Joy Fold card so thank you.

I have selected the following non shape cards for my top 3 and in numerical order they are as follows: 

#12 Claudia


#14 K.T. Fit Kitty


#20 Tina  Z.


Joy fold Cards in numerical order are as follows:
I couldn't choose any lower than 4 and really wanted to add more. 

# 8 Jane Willis


#17 Aussie Annie


#21  Wilma


# 24 Coby

Congratulations everyone.
please take a bow and help yourselves to
The Top 3
Badge from the side bar.

The Prize winners are as follows.


1st Prize.
(for using either One Theme or One Colour with your butterfly/ies)

The Winner picked from the tea cup is:



(6)  Sherry G.


2nd Prize.

 (for using both a Theme and a Colour + your butterfly/ies)

(13)  Tina Z. 


Top Prize  

 (for using Joy fold Card+ all other elements + your butterfly/ies)

The winner picked from the Tea cup is:

(4)  Susanne H.



Sherry,Tina and Suzanne 
Please get in touch using the email address in the side bar to collect your prize.

Please also take the Winner's Badge from the side bar.
Can I also please ask that you acknowledge your win
In the comments box below so that 
I know to expect an email from you. 

Only 3 people came forward to  claim their prizes for #152.
Please do check back each time.
You will never know if your a winner otherwise.
Prizes not claimed in the time frame will go back
in the Butterfly Box. 


New challenge is running for 2 weeks 
and will close on Tuesday 30th Mar 8pm (GMT)

Hope to see you all back.
for #154


Stay Safe.



Wednesday, March 03, 2021

#153 Spin the Butterfly Wheel with J for Joy Fold 2

Winners post for  #152 is now below this one. .

Come on in.
Lets Spin the Butterfly Wheel.
Each challenge will be a letter of the Alphabet with  a choice of 3 Colours , 1 Theme and a specified  Card shape  all beginning with the chosen letter.

(The discerning amongst you will notice that there is an added page along the top under the Butterfly Banner called Card shapes.)
 I will be showing a link to a tutorial on this page with hints and tips for making the cards so just look under the letter being used for each challenge. 

The card shape is not mandatory but if you do use it you will qualify for the top prize. You must of course use your butterfly and the other elements.  The shapes will all be easy ones, just a different way to either fold or cut your basic cardbase. 

The card shape is not mandatory but if you do use it you will qualify for the top prize. You must of course use your butterfly and the other elements.  The shapes will all be easy ones, just a different way to either fold or cut your basic cardbase. 
If you don't want to use the card shape then 
You can either choose a Theme or a Colour from the wheel + Butterfly  to be entered  for the 1st Prize.

If you use a Butterfly + a Theme + a Colour from the wheel then 
you  will  be entered into the 2nd Prize. 
Please state in your post which part of the wheel you are using to play with.

So lets get started.

The wheel is
J
and 
Joy Fold Card 2.

I know that we have already done a Joy Fold once but I have found two more interesting variations of this card shape so I thought it worthy of a second play so hence the name of the challenge.

  Your 6  elements are:
Joy Fold 2/Jade/Jasmine/Japanese Carmine/Jewels
+your Butterfly.

n.b.   Jasmine = a pale hint of yellow
Japanese Carmine = light Burgundy
Jewels  = use your diamonds and pearls.

Please state the elements of Your Choice.
                
Here is my inspiration for you .

First card using:

For the Joy fold element a Buckle cCosure in place of the standard fold over.


 Joy Fold 2 /Jewels/Jasmine/Jade/Japanese Carmine/Butterfly


Second card using:

 Double Joy Folds which are also attached together. 

Joy Fold 2 /Jewels/Jasmine/Jade/Japanese Carmine/Butterfly.


You can see more details of /the cards here on my blog.
Also the tutorial for making this style is on the Card shape Page at the top under the banner header. 


1st Prize.
(for using either One Theme or One Colour with your butterfly/ies)
Please state in your post which part of the wheel you are using to play with.

1 sheet of sticky borders
3 Sheets  pattern paper 6 x 8.25
Butterfly ribbon
3 Paper doily  shapes
Butterfly shape ribbon


2nd Prize.

 (for using both a Theme and a Colour + your butterfly/ies )
Please state in your post which part of the wheel you are using to play with.

3 wooden  Butterflies 
1 bottle liquid Pearls
1 sheet with embossed butterflies
'Spring Is In The Air' Embossing folder
'Woodware' Butterfly stamp

  Top Prize .
For using the Joy Fold 2 + all the other elements
+ your Butterfly

4 wooden  Butterflies 
1 bottle liquid Pearls
1 sheet with embossed butterflies
'Autumn Morning' Die set
Woodware Butterfly stamp set

From time  to time I will also have a special draw prize when an entry particularly catches my eye.  

Please be sure to read all the rules on the tab above.

Enter your creations in Mr Linky below.
Please also state if you are only playing for fun.

Happy crafting and see you soon.

Please Note.
This challenge is running for 2 weeks.
Challenge will therefore end on Tuesday 16th of Mar. 


Winners#152

 Another great turnout . I am truly grateful for you coming and playing along.There were 28 entries.  Eleven  of the entries were using the Inside out card card. 

I have selected the following non shape cards for my top 3 and in numerical order they are as follows: I couldn't whittle down any further so there are 4 this time.

#9 Ionabunny

#15 Janis in ID

#18 Lia

#27 Kathy A.


Inside Out Cards in numerical order are as follows:

# 3 Aussie Annie

# 10 Becca Y.


# 19 K.T. Fit Kitty.


Congratulations everyone.
please take a bow and help yourselves to
The Top 3
Badge from the side bar.

The Prize winners are as follows.


1st Prize.
(for using either One Theme or One Colour with your butterfly/ies)

The Winner picked from the tea cup is:

(8) Lori Kobular.


2nd Prize.

 (for using both a Theme and a Colour + your butterfly/ies)

(16)  Sandy J.
Top Prize  

 (for using Inside Out Card+ all other elements + your butterfly/ies)

The winner picked from the Tea cup is:

(24)  Alison C.



A
Special prize 
for the card that most caught my eye this time.

(21)  Caroline Cards



Lori, Sandy,Alison and Caroline 
Please get  in touch using the email address in the side bar to collect your prize.

Please also take the Winner's Badge from the side bar.
Can I also please ask that you acknowledge your win
In the comments box below so that 
I know to expect an email from you. 

New challenge is running for 2 weeks 
and will close on Tuesday 16th Mar 8pm (GMT)

Hope to see you all back.
for #153


Stay Safe.