Thursday, 1 March 2012

February Winner

Our February winner is Hazel with this card inspired by the picture provided

Hazel please can you email me at and I will pass your details My Creative Classroom where you will be able to choose your prize.

March Challenge

Welcome to March and Spring.

Your challenge this month comes from this amazing picture found by our very own design team member Helen from this source

here is what our design team created:

This picture is just one I came across whilst looking for inspiration for an entry to a competition. When I saw Kerrys request for ideas I knew straight away it would be a great image to use. The canvas below is 12" x 12", the background has been painted using dabbers (but using a brush) and I have then built up layers by stamping different plants first on the canvas, then onto card, I painted chipboard and finally using seed pods and flowers as embellishments. The photograph is me, I used a smart phone app to alter the photograph to get the rainbow effect.

I made this wee collage from lots of scraps after seeing the picture!
The stamps are some of my favs all coloured with promarkers, added lots of flowers and butterfly's and I found my perfect wee place lol!

I made a Salt Dough cottage, it measures7& half inches by 4 & half inches
I have painted it with acrylic paints and varnished it. you can find the  recipe
on the Salt dough page of my blog If you would like to have a try .

You have until 23:59 GMT on 31st March 2012 to enter your project.  The prize is a guest designer slot for an upcoming month of your choice.  Your entry must be inspired by the photo and we must be able to see how you have been inspired.  You can enter any craft project you like.  As you can see our design team have stepped away from their traditional paper crafts this month.