Sunday, 3 March 2019

Challenge #3 - Anything goes at Love 2 Create Mixed Media Challenge

WELCOME TO A NEW CHALLENGE!

As always, the theme this month is  
Anything Creative Mixed Media Goes

You don't have to use Polkadoodles products to enter the challenge.
The challenge closes 24th March 2019 so there's loads of time to play along.
Our sponsor for 2019 is Polkadoodles and you can check out all the wonderful selection of Polkadoodles goodies in the shop below.

WINNERS OF OUR LAST CHALLENGE ARE AT THE END OF THIS POST 

PRIZE: $10 gift voucher 
from Polkadoodles for our lucky winner, (chosen by random.org) - this voucher can be spent across the whole store, so you can use it on dies, stamps, papers, whatever you wish...make sure you check out their store below, they have lots of fab products including stamps, dies, papers, digis and much more, plus amazing new stamps, stencils and papers this month which are to die for! ...





Now let's check out the inspiration from our talented design team...


Corry  This time I used the stampset Hello friend...
For the background I used distress ink. and the leaves and branches stamped in the background afterwards I stamped the flower on another paper and colored it with ziggmarkers and glued it on the card. I blended the leaves with chlorine/bleach...

Polkadoodles collection Spring song
hello-friend-a5-clear-stamp-set

Scatty Jan I have made a set of ATC Coins, one of my favourite things to make at the moment . I used Distress Inks and paints on the backgrounds
Polkadoodles Goodies Used
Winnie in Wonderland printable collection
Accents stencil - Stars and Circles

Nikky...Polkadoodles released a stunning new collection this week so I've been busy get all inky and watercoloury, check them all out HERE...










Jane - I have decorated an MDF tag with some of the gorgeous new stamps. I stamped and embossed in gold and coloured with watercolours.

Polkadoodles Essentials:
Pretty Perfect Clear Stamp Set
Perfect Wishes Clear Stamp Set
Every Wish In The World Clear Stamp Set


Terry, I have worked with lots of stampsets to create my background on the card that I made, I used soft colours such as lavender to create a Spring feel card. With lots of flowers that I colored with Zig Clean Color brush markers. And of course some butterflies xxx






The products that I worked with are:
Papillon Clear Stamps
Polkadoodles Tropical Flowers
Polkadoodles Hello Friend
Polkadoodles Heart Sing



Gorgeous projects as always! Thanks team, you're awesome!


WINNERS FROM CHALLENGE 2
Thankyou everyone who entered this challenge - we really loved looking round your blogs, you all left us some awesome work to look at!

Our Random winner chosen by Random.org is:
Well done!
PRIZE: $10 gift voucher to the Polkadoodles Store.
  To claim your prize please email Polkadoodles, quoting 'Love 2 Create winner' in the subject bar. Please include this claim code L2Cwk2001 in your email and allow 14 working days for a reply please.

TOP DT FAVOURITES
We really could NOT only pick 3 this week there were some outstanding entries! 
SO here are a few favourites you all need to take a look at if you didnt already!

A big thank you to everyone who entered last month's challenge and winners, plus Top 3, will be announced on the next challenge.  

Just in case you have missed any winners posts, previous winners, Top 3 and GDT's can be found on our 'Winners Page' at the top of the blog.
To enter just add your entry below in Mr Linky below!
We would love you to join us as GDT on Love 2 Create Challenges, just add email us HERE if you'd like to join in the fun!. 
The Love 2 Create team can't wait to see what you have created this month - see you next time!
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Sunday, 3 February 2019

Challenge #2 - Anything goes at Love 2 Create Mixed Media Challenge

WELCOME TO A NEW CHALLENGE!

As always, the theme this month is  
Anything Creative Mixed Media Goes
You don't have to use Polkadoodles products to enter the challenge.
The challenge closes 23rd February so there's loads of time to play along.
Our sponsor for 2019 is Polkadoodles and you can check out all the wonderful selection of Polkadoodles goodies in the shop below.

WINNERS OF OUR LAST CHALLENGE ARE AT THE END OF THIS POST 

PRIZE: $10 gift voucher 
from Polkadoodles for our lucky winner, (chosen by random.org) - this voucher can be spent across the whole store, so you can use it on dies, stamps, papers, whatever you wish...make sure you check out their store below, they have lots of fab products including stamps, dies, papers, digis and much more...



Now let's check out the inspiration from our talented design team...
For the challenge of this month I made a card with bright colors. It reminds me of spring.... I have colored the background with Distress Oxide. After I dried it with the Heat tool, I stamped some sentiments in the background with black ink. I stamped a few butterflies on the card and processed them with a water pen filled with chlorine. You get a very nice effect if you use chlorine.I also stamped a few small flowers and used a white pen to make the flowers jump out. Finally, I stamped a sentiment on the card. And my project was finished.
The products that I have worked with are:

This time I used the Tropical-underworld-clear-stamp-set 
I really like these stamps.
For the background I used Distress ink 
and sprinkled the card with water.
After this a stamped the fish and seahorse.
And stamped it and cut it out of Paper with Alcohol ink 
Then I glued it on the card 
And last I added Some details with glitter .
the stamp I used are:

I made my first EVER journal page for this month's challenge using stamps, stencils and dies. The gorgeous image was coloured with pencils and the background with Distress Oxides.
Products Used:

Nikky
I used products from our latest stamp & paper releases at Polkadoodles 'Spring Song'...







Gorgeous projects as always! Thanks team, you're awesome!

WINNERS FROM CHALLENGE 1
Thankyou everyone who entered this challenge - we really loved looking round your blogs, you all left us some awesome work to look at!

Our Random winner chosen by Random.org is:
Well done!
PRIZE: $10 gift voucher to the Polkadoodles Store.
  To claim your prize please email Polkadoodles, quoting 'Love 2 Create winner' in the subject bar. Please include this claim code L2Cwk1001 in your email and allow 14 working days for a reply please.

TOP DT FAVOURITES
We really could NOT only pick 3 this week there were some outstanding entries! 
SO here are a few favourites you all need to take a look at if you didnt already!

A big thank you to everyone who entered last month's challenge and winners, plus Top 3, will be announced on the next challenge.  

Just in case you have missed any winners posts, previous winners, Top 3 and GDT's can be found on our 'Winners Page' at the top of the blog.

To enter just add your entry below in Mr Linky below!
We would love you to join us as GDT on Love 2 Create Challenges, just add email us HERE if you'd like to join in the fun!. 

The Love 2 Create team can't wait to see what you have created this month - see you next time!

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Sunday, 6 January 2019

Challenge #1 - Anything goes at Love 2 Create Mixed Media Challenge

Hello and Happy New Year! Welcome to 2019!

It's lovely to start the New Year with a brand new challenge for you all so here we go!

Firstly, if you are all mixed media and stamp fans make sure you check out 
Hochanda TV 
on Monday 7th January as Nikky will be on air with a brand new product launch of loveliness!
You can watch live or online during and after the shows HERE
or just go to the Polkadoodles website to find all the latest release - it's fabulous!

As always, the theme this month is  
Anything Creative Mixed Media Goes
You don't have to use Polkadoodles products to enter the challenge.
The challenge closes 28th January so there's loads of time to play along.
Our sponsor for 2019 is Polkadoodles and you can check out all the wonderful selection of Polkadoodles goodies in the shop below.

-O-WINNERS OF OUR LAST CHALLENGE ARE AT THE END OF THIS POST -O-
PRIZE: $10 gift voucher 
from Polkadoodles for our lucky winner, (chosen by random.org) - this voucher can be spent across the whole store, so you can use it on dies, stamps, papers, whatever you wish...
make sure you check out their store below, they have lots of fab products including stamps, dies, papers, digis and much more...


Now let's check out the inspiration from our talented design team...

Corry  I have made this project for your inspiration.
I made the background with distress ink and sprinkled it with water. After that I used stencils and text stamps.  I colored and cut out the girl, and glued it on the background. Then I stamped the flowers, bird, and butterflies, and blended it with chlorine. I punched the flowers in the hair and finished with some glitter here and there.
The products that I worked with are:

Belle-papillon clearstamp set


Terry: I have made a colorfull card to send you Loads of Wishes for the new year....
I worked on the background with Distress Oxide, background stamps from different stampsets. When the background was dried up I stamped some flowers on the card. I colored them with Distress Inks. Than I stamped some butterflies from the clearstampset from Polkadoodles and colored those with Distress Inks. On top of the flowers and the butterflies I played with Nuvo drops, to give them a bit of a 3D look. Last but not least I stamped the sentiment on the card. 



The products that I worked with are:


Jane - Happy New Year everyone! I have decorated a MDF tag with papers, stencil paste and stamps. I then added die-cuts and download images and a stamped and embossed sentiments.
Polkadoodles goodies used:
Super Sprigs Die Set
Nikky...I love our Believe in Angels collection, really scrummy products for anything Mixed Media, I had a blast making these...



The products that I used are:
GORGEOUS PROJECTS FROM THE TEAM!


WINNERS FROM CHALLENGE 15
Thankyou everyone who entered this challenge - we really loved looking round your blogs, you all left us some awesome work to look at!

Our Random winner chosen by Random.org is:
Well done!
PRIZE: $10 gift voucher to the Polkadoodles Store.
  To claim your prize please email Polkadoodles, quoting 'Love 2 Create winner' in the subject bar. Please include this claim code L2Cwk1001 in your email and allow 14 working days for a reply please.

TOP DT FAVOURITES
We really could NOT only pick 3 this week there were some outstanding entries! 
SO here are a few favourites you all need to take a look at if you didnt already!
A big thank you to everyone who entered last month's challenge and winners, plus Top 3, will be announced on the next challenge.  Just in case you have missed any winners posts, previous winners, Top 3 and GDT's can be found on our 'Winners Page' at the top of the blog.

Just add your entry below in Mr Linky below!

We would love you to join us as GDT on Love 2 Create Challenges, just add email us HERE if you'd like to join in the fun!. 
The Love 2 Create team can't wait to see what you have created this month and we'd just like to thank you for entering our challenges during 2018.  
This is the last challenge of the year - wow! But we will be back as normal on 6th January so have an amazing Xmas and New Year! 
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Sunday, 2 December 2018

Challenge #15 - Anything goes at Love 2 Create Challenges

Welcome back to another challenge! Wow, December already, where did that come from??

As always, the theme this month is  
Anything Creative Mixed Media Goes
You don't have to use Polkadoodles products to enter the challenge.
The challenge closes 31st December so there's loads of time to play along.
Our sponsor for 2018 is Polkadoodles and you can check out all the wonderful selection of Polkadoodles goodies in the shop below.

PRIZE: $10 gift voucher 
from Polkadoodles for our lucky winner, (chosen by random.org) - this voucher can be spent across the whole store, so you can use it on dies, stamps, papers, whatever you wish...
make sure you check out their store below, they have lots of fab products including stamps, dies, papers, digis and much more...



Now let's check out the inspiration from our talented design team...

Corry  I made a christmas card for your inspiration....

I used the beautiful stamp winterflurries from Polkadoodles.  I stamped the swirl with embossing ink and powder.   Then I stamped and masked the christmasballs.After that, I stamped the trees and added some accents here and there...


The stamp I used is winterflurries...

Jan ~ For my project today I have altered this cheapy frame, It started life out being white, I used black Gesso on it (at this stage my hubby asked why I did'nt just buy a black frame!!!) I used  a little Bronze Guilding wax over. On some black card stock I stamped using Distress inks. I finished off making some stars I used texture paste through a stencil , the used black gesso and again finishing off with guilding wax....

Polkadoodles Goodies used


Jane - I have made a card this time using paste, paint, watercolours and two adorable gnomes!!

Polkadoodles Essential Shopping


Terry For this month's challenge I have worked with bright colors, I played with different colors for the background and stamped with Distress Inks. I wanted to create a flowerarrangement with different clearstampsets. One of them is the Stamp Soup Regal Peacock, this set is really wonderfull to create your own flowers. On top of the flowers I have played with Accents to give the flowers a bit of 3D effect. Last but not least I placed the Sending Special Wished sentiment. 


The products that I worked with are:

Lou Sims: I have used a selection of Polkadoodles 'Believe in Angels' stamps & stencils -which is a huge collection - recently launched on Hochanda to create a stampbord photo frame. Stamps sets used: Flower Power 1 & Forever Special Angel alongside the 'Unicorn & Rainbows' stencils . A step by step tutorial can be found on my blog along with matching photos.



WINNERS FROM CHALLENGE 14
Thankyou everyone who entered this challenge - we really loved looking round your blogs, you all left us some awesome work to look at!

Our Random winner chosen by Random.org is:
Well done!
PRIZE: $10 gift voucher to the Polkadoodles Store.
  To claim your prize please email Polkadoodles, quoting 'Love 2 Create winner' in the subject bar. Please include this claim code L2Cwk13001 in your email and allow 14 working days for a reply please.
TOP DT FAVOURITES
We really could NOT only pick 3 this week there were some outstanding entries! SO here are a few favourites you all need to take a look at if you didnt already!


A big thank you to everyone who entered last month's challenge and winners, plus Top 3, will be announced on the next challenge.  Just in case you have missed any winners posts, previous winners, Top 3 and GDT's can be found on our 'Winners Page' at the top of the blog.

Just add your entry below in Mr Linky below!

We would love you to join us as GDT on Love 2 Create Challenges, just add email us HERE if you'd like to join in the fun!. 
The Love 2 Create team can't wait to see what you have created this month and we'd just like to thank you for entering our challenges during 2018.  
This is the last challenge of the year - wow! But we will be back as normal on 6th January so have an amazing Xmas and New Year!

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