Thursday, 5 December 2019

CASE your favourite DT card (& say why)

Hello chaps, Squirrel in charge for this challenge so it could get a little chaotic.

Thank you to everyone who entered our last challenge. 
Our winner is:

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So, onto our next challenge





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This fortnight's challenge theme is to showcase a project which 
CASE's a DT member's card.
Each DT member has chosen a different theme, so have a look and pick your favourite theme.
You MUST explain WHY you've chosen the DT card concerned.

Here are the beautiful creations made by our Design Team to get your mojo flowing:


Anne

I'm still making last minute Christmas cards so if you chose to CASE my card for this challenge I'd like to see a snowy scene or snowflakes




Using Polkadoodles Rudolph Winnie Stamp
I've watercoloured my image, so if you CASE me you need to 
use watercolour for your creation.




Brenda
Using Winnie Belle of the Ball
I used Nuvo Drops to add a sparkly, icy look to Winnie's crown.  
I would love to see you add sparkle to your creation.



Elaine

I would like to see some holly which is right in season now.




I have made a card with a Polaroid photo on it and that is what I would like to see cased. It was an accident that this image had the perfect size for this Polaroid frame, but I love how it looks. :)





I have CASE'd one of my previous cards, but in a non-traditional colour, and the wording is heat embossed so if you would like to CASE my card I am asking for it to include heat embossing.




Sarah

Now I love all my DT buddies and their work but I just had to copy one of Annette's older cards, I have known her the longest and have watched and loved her style as it has evolved over the years. I consider myself to be very lucky and have quite a few Netty "originals" in my possession too!! 
If you would like to CASE me, include a penguin and don't forget to say why!!

This is Annette's card



 and here is mine...





The card I made for you to CASE can be as quick and easy as you like for those last minute makes - all you will need is a stencil, a tag, and a cute critter!




Using Polkadoodles Rudolph Winnie Stamp
If you case me, you need to feature a reindeer.




So now it's over to you.
We hope you will join in our challenge and show us your style.
Don't forget, you MUST explain WHY it is your favourite to be eligible to win.

Good luck, and happy crafting.
Hugs from the AYLI girls.



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Thursday, 21 November 2019

Favourite way to add snow & why

Thank you to everyone who entered our last challenge. 
Our winner is:

Please email us at AsYouLikeItChallenge@hotmail.co.uk to claim your prize, 
and don't forget to grab your *winners* badge below:



and our Top 3 are



Congratulations and please grab our *Top 3* badge to display on your blog:








So, onto our next challenge





The sponsor of this challenge is a £10 voucher to




This fortnight's challenge theme is to showcase a project using 
Your Favourite way to add snow to your project(& why).
You MUST explain WHY it is your favourite.

Here are the beautiful creations made by our Design Team to get your mojo flowing:


Anne
Like the other ladies I use lots of different ways to add snow to a card. Glitter is quite subtle when you don't want to detract from your main image so I used Nuvo white blizzard glitter drops for my card today



My favourite is to add glossy accents as my 'ground' and then sprinkle on Glamour Dust. I also like to add some snowflakes fluttering around my critters using a white Vivo Pearl Pen. I like the contrast of the glitter and the subtle specks of pearl in the sky.





I actually love using embossing powder as snow, but my current favourite way is using one of the fun snow stencils out there along with some sort of texture paste.  I love that shiny texture!




Elaine

My snow scene is made up with lots of elements. I love the use of embossing folders, but one of my favourite ways to add snow is using snowflake die cuts. They can be a simple single snowflake or several layers and of course a little sparkle.



I love many ways of adding snow on my cards, like stamps, making dots with a white gel pen, but my absolute favourite is using Chunky white deep impression embossing enamel from Stampendous. It is a thick embossing powder that gives a really nice 3d effect. I really love the look of it!





It all depends where the snow is for me.  Falling snow I like to use a stencil and texture paste with a little added glitter.   I like the randomness of the stencil and added texture.  On the ground and branches I often use glossy accents for a bit of depth with added glitter.


On this card I have used torn paper for my snow as it suited the overall scene. Sometimes I use glitter and others I will use a die, it all depends on the style of card.



I make a lot of cards with a vista of white, so favour adding my snowflakes by stamping with a pale blue ink, but for cards like this with a dark sky I do love to use snowflake dies, there seems to be an infinite variety of shapes and sizes so I am constantly collecting new ones!





My most favourite and easiest way to add snow to my cards is with an embossing folder.
It also gives a nice texture to the card. 


So now it's over to you.
We hope you will join in our challenge and show us your style.
Don't forget, you MUST explain WHY it is your favourite to be eligible to win.

Good luck, and happy crafting.
Hugs from the AYLI girls.





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Thursday, 7 November 2019

Favourite Cute or Traditional for Xmas & Why

Thank you to everyone who entered our last challenge. 
Our winner is:

 #19 MKCreate



Please email us at AsYouLikeItChallenge@hotmail.co.uk to claim your prize, 
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and our Top 4 because it was so difficult to chose are

#14 Olga


#33 TracyM



#34 Esther


#37 Cards by Beckie




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So, onto our next challenge





The sponsor of this challenge is
Crafts U Love





This fortnight's challenge theme is to showcase a project using 
Your Favourite Cute or Traditional Christmas (& why).
You MUST explain WHY it is your favourite.

Here are the beautiful creations made by our Design Team to get your mojo flowing:


Anne
**coming soon**



I prefer cute for any time of the year!  Christmas is a time for snuggling up with friends and family so this image of heffalump with his little pingu pal is right up my street!




Cute is my thing!  I love all the cute little animals/penguins/snow people that allow me to say Merry Christmas in such a fun way.



I don't have a favourite. I love making all Christmas cards. I like to make my special cards to suit the recipients. I am showing a very traditional Christmas card using traditional colours and poinsettias.



I really love making cute cards for almost every occasion, so most of the times my Christmas cards are cute. I can't help it but I really love all those sweet and adorable images with cute animals or snowman and want to send those away. 





Christmas cards are my favourite makes and, for this challenge, I have chosen traditional as I have far too many cute cards and am in desperate need of a few more traditional type to send to older relatives/friends who wouldn't really appreciate cute.



I love cute...can't help it!! Bunnies, dogs, cats...anything fluffy really!!



I am a sucker for cute!  Loving all the sweet images out there, especially winter animals, penguins, Santas, snowmen, love them all.




Wilma
I like to make both cute or traditional Christmas cards, but when you ask me what is your favourite I choose traditional cards. Not to much fuss with embellishments, traditional images, wintry colours, red and green.





So now it's over to you.
We hope you will join in our challenge and show us your style.
Don't forget, you MUST explain WHY it is your favourite to be eligible to win.

Good luck, and happy crafting.
Hugs from the AYLI girls.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!
Click here to enter