Skip to main content

March Card Challenge

This months challenge was “Add A Flourish”.

 

In the beginners/intermediate section Olive was the winner with her card (B1) using a Graphic 45 paper and Kaisercraft blooms. The Flourish is a Cheery Lynn Design – Fanciful Flourish.

IMAG1490_1

Other entries in this section were from Mary with a lovely pink and white card using the flower we made in class recently. I think (don’t quote me though) that the flourish is a My Favourite Things flourish.

IMAG1491_1

Runner up in this section was this card from Jean P. The blue and white with a hint of pink is striking. Jean has used the Cheery Lynn Ivy Corner Flourish on this card.

IMAG1492_BURST002_1

Also made by Jean P is this cameo card using Marianne dies. The flourish is from the Marianne Frame LR0116.

IMAG1493_1

 

In the advanced section our winner this month was Rhonda with her purple and white card (A5). Rhonda has used Marianne dies, including the LR0157 Heather flourish die. The flowers are hand made, except for the two Cherry Blossoms.

IMAG1503_1

Also in this section was this card by Jenelle using a combination of Marianne Designs and Memory Box dies. The flower is handmade using Heartfelt Creations Vintage Floret dies. Even the rosebuds are hand made. Jenelle’s cards can be seen here http://dragonflycardsandcreations.blogspot.com.au/ 

IMAG1495_1

This lovely silver, white and yellow card was made by Maralene for a family members 21st birthday. Those who know Maralene know how much she loves her bling and this card is no exception with the flourish being rhinestones.

IMAG1496_1

This card was also made by Rhonda using a pearl flourish this time. The borders are Spellbinders and the stamp from JustRite Papercrafts.

IMAG1498_1

This card was made by Glenda using the Spellbinders Fancy Lattice background and the flowers are Heartfelt Creations Tattered Blossoms. Glenda has inked them and combined them with some red netting for a lovely effect. The flourish leaves are Memory Box Fresh Foliage.

IMAG1500_1

Another card from Glenda, this time using Spellbinders Majestic Labels 25 and I think Glenda said Wink of Stella pens for the colouring. Rhinestone flourishes finish off the card.

IMAG1508_1

Another card from Rhonda, this time using a stamped flourish. Sorry I”m not sure what stamp Rhonda has used but I did notice that the LOVE die cut (from Marianne Designs) has been stamped with the same image.

IMAG1511

 

Thanks girls for all your lovely entries and congratulations to our winners for this month. Looking forward to next month Smile

f45648bd5a792c2361ff02530b6417af[1]

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

August Challenge

Thank you to everyone who entered the August Challenge. The theme was "Beautiful Borders" and I think it was quite a challenge as we didn't get as many entries as usual. We did get some gorgeous cards though and the winner this time was Glenda with her stunning ivory and gold card using the Quickutz Die - Petite Petals. Congratulations Glenda, you now have a $20 voucher to spend in store. Here is Glenda's winning card The encouragement award this month goes to Jean Riches for her lovely use of the Marianne Die to create a fan. What a great idea! The die itself is gorgeous but teamed up with this beautiful Martha Stewart punched border and hand made flowers, it's beautiful. Well done Jean. This card was also made by Glenda and it takes the theme of borders out of the box, by using flowers as the border. Clever idea!
Rhonda's card using one of my favourite dies in turquoise and white, again with some lovely punched borders.
Dorothy's card is simply elega…

July's Challenge Winners

July's challenge was 'Christmas with Ribbon'. I thought that would give everyone a bit of a challenge and something to think about. We received some lovely entries too, some really different ideas, what a wonderful effort by all of you. I couldn't believe the amount of entries!! 
Unfortunately there can only be one winner in each section though.  In the beginners/intermediate section the winner was...
Shirley

Congratulations Shirley on your win and your great Ribbon Christmas Tree card. 

Other entries in the beginners/intermediate section were:
Olive


Jean


Olive


Jean



In the advanced section the winner was  Pam with this lovely ribbon pine cone card. What a very clever lady.  We all want to know how you did it Pam. 

Other entries in the advanced section were:
Lisa



Glenda


Mavis


Glenda 


Pam


Lisa

November Competition Winner

Thank you to everyone who entered again this month. The cards were just gorgeous as always! This time I let everyone have two votes each as it was going to be hard to choose just one winner.  We did have a winner though…card number 9 byRhondaCongratulations Rhonda. It’s a beautiful card…even if the reindeer wasn’t supposed to be there LOL We had a draw for second place, but the winner was Pat with this lovely card….Here are the other lovely cards that were entered. All deserved winners…it’s a shame that you can’t all win Card 1 – SueCard 2 – GlendaCard 3 – RhondaCard 4 – SueCard 5 – MaraleneCard 6 – GlendaCard 7 – SueCard 10 – SueCard 11 – RhondaCard 12 – MaraleneCard 13 – RhondaCard 14 – MaraleneCard 15 – Rhonda