Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Challenge # 24: Mothers day/ or Special Lady

Hi everyone, wow, wow, wow. You guys really like Easter, huh? There were soooo many gorgeous entries in our Easter Challenge, so hard to pick the winner and top 3. 
Just a reminder though, you must be a follower to qualify, make sure you are one...
 So watch out for the winners post next Wednesday.....good luck

 Our Theme for this fortnight is

Make a Card for Mothers day or Special Lady
Well here in Australia it's getting close to Mothers day.....I know that this special day is celebrated throughout the world on different days and months.
Here it's always the 2nd Sunday in May...Now if you don't have a Mum anymore (like me) or already done it, you can make a card for that special lady in your life, like your Aunty, Grandmother, your daughter,your bestie or your wonderful neighbour.....up to you....

Remember this is a Card Challenge.
Our fantastic sponsors for this fortnight are Meljens, generously offering the winner
4 digis, awesome 

 Meljen's Designs
Heather Ellis
Heather Ellis is offering a great prize of 2 gorgeous images...

So there will be two winners plus top 3....yeah...

We were blessed to have Mrs A as our Guest Designer again for this challenge, make sure you hop on over and say G'day... If you are a winner or make it to the top 3, let us know and you can be the next Guest Designer on Crafting with Dragonflies...Just email us (see top tab) and put Guestdesigner in the subject line...thanks

Cards from our Guest Designer - Mrs A

Now onto our fab Dragonfly team:

Tania using Meljens

Wynn used this Meljen image and turned it into a shaped card, very clever...

Hilde used this cute image from Heather Ellis

CG made this gorgeous serviette fold card using images from Heather Ellis

Judith used this cute image from Heather Ellis and paper pieced it, too cute

Sammy used this gorgeous image from Meljens, love the details

Susan - using this gorgeous image from Meljen's

Ina has used this Meljens image to create a beautiful card indeed.

Sadly we need to say goodbye to our Ina. This is her last challenge as she is leaving due to family commitments....we will all miss her and her beautiful creations.....sniff....
Thanks from all the team my friend for being a wonderful Dragonfly.....blessings Hilde

Wednesday, 9 April 2014

Blog Hop Winners!

Well, Hello Peeps - what a hop we had! Some of those creations were totally amazing and made choosing a winner very difficult indeed!

With so many prizes to give away, I have to announce them straaaaaight away! 
I am sure with so many prizes you will forgive me if I just link rather than show a picture of the card of the prize winners from the individual DT blogs!

 Digistamps4Joy Prize: 
$10 to spend in the store  - on Tania's blog
The winner is:  Kate M 

Sammi Stamps Prize
Sami Stamps
$12 to spend in the store  - Judith has this one
The winner is: Linda Simpson

Flourish with a Bling Prize:
$15 dollar to spend in the store you will find this one on Ina's blog
The winner isPia S 

Handmade Harbour prize: 
 6 digis for the winner  - hiding away on CG's blog
The winner is: Divya B

Pickled Potpourri prize: 
Pickled Potpourri Designs
 $7 to spend in the store  -  Hilde has charge of this
The winner is:  DesignsByDragonfly

Meljens prize: four digis for the winner  
Meljen's Designs :: Digital Stamps by Melissa Jenkins 
Susan has this one
The winner is: - ~ Barb

Sammy' winner is: Sammy will contact you
Samantha K - Little Pear Tree

 Wynn's winner is: Wynn will contact you
Debi B

Blog Hop Poem winner is: (from Susan, who will contact you)
Vinita Jain 

Now, the overall winners for the blog Hop Challenge and the TOP THREE are still available and here they are:

The Challenge Prize winner is:
Vinita Jain 
This really is an amazing card!

TOP THREE (chosen this time by Judith - sorry only honour and glory for this one)  are:

Number 9: Jenny H

Number 12: Pia

Congratulations to all the winners - if you have not already heard from one of the DT, please go to the winners tab at the top of the page and contact Judith regarding your prizes and Ina regarding the DT spots if you are interested. Challenge winner and TOP THREE badges are available from the sidebar for copy/paste into your blogs to celebrate the event! Many thanks to the DT members who also donated a prize for this Hop and also to the generous sponsors for making it all happen and lastly to the wonderful Judith for organising the sponsors!


Now, we are having a much less stressfull Challenge# 23

Make something for Easter 
it could be a card or it could be a scrap book layout, Easter basket, anything.....

Just remember the reason for this season and enjoy...

We have two really generous sponsors for this challenge

and Bugaboo

A big thank you to both of them

Cannot wait to see what you create - there are already lots of wonderful entries; think it is going to be a bit hard for us next winners's post time!

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Challenge # 23: Easter - Card or anything

Hi everyone, wow what an amazing challenge and blog hop we have had...It was fun to see all the different designs you all came up with, and reading the comments was a great boost. So a big thanks and some Dragonfly hugs to all of you.....
Susan will announce the winners next week, so make sure you come back and check.

Now on to this fortnights challenge, which is easy peasy.....
Make something for Easter
it could be a card ( most of us did a card) or it could be a scrap book layout, easter basket, anything.....
Easter Card or anything Easter
Just remember the reason for this season and enjoy...

Because we have two really generous sponsors for this challenge, so some of the DT wanted to to do two projects, show casing both sponsors which are: 

and Bugaboo

A big thankyou to both of them

We are also blessed to have a Guest Designer Mrs A   
from Valery Anne Designs with us today, make sure you check out her blog and say hallo.
The cardboard blank  egg shape has been covered with the  bottom sheet of a  torn up 2ply serviette using mod podge  then painted green with acrylic paint, then covered with the top  sheet  of the torn up designer  serviette. More mod podge used as sealant.
 Lace ,flowers, ribbons added from my stash.
 Hugs Mrs A

Now here are the DT inspirations...............

Sammy using Squigglefly image

Sammy's second card is with an image from Bugaboo

Wynn using Squigglefly image

Wynn using Bugaboo image

 Ina using Bugaboo image

Ina using Squigglefly images

Susan's basket using a Squigglefly image

 Susan's second contribution using an image from Bugaboo

CG using the build a basket images from Squigglefly

This is Tania's cute card using Bugaboo image

This cute card is made by Judith using a Squigglefly image

  Hilde useing Squigglefly image

Hilde's second card using image from Bugaboo

Just click on their name and it will take you to their blog with all the details on how they did it.
Looking forward to seeing your wonderful creations, and have a great week.
Remember to take part in our challenges you must be a follower and if you win or are top 3 you are invited to be a guest designer, but you must contact us.....
Big hugs from all the Dragonflies, blessings Hilde

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Winner's Post for Challenge# 21 - Shaped Cards

Welcome back

This week we are still running our   BABY BLOG HOP, which you can find here. Remember, you need to Hop, find the poem and then make a baby card and enter it in the challenge -go on, you're a woman - you can multi-task!  There LOTS and LOTS of prizes to give away too! (see below the Winner's information for more details).

Now, on with the Winners

As usual Hilde picks the Winners  of Challenge# 21

OMG, there were so many great shaped cards, this was really hard to pick
                         We have two very generous sponsors this week (therefore, two                            winners) and they are:

All dressed up, winner gets two images as their prize:

...and the winner is......
All dressed up prize : # 42 :Tip Top

An amazing card, so much detailing, love the flowers in the pot, who wouldn't want to receive a lovely card like that

Milk Coffee, and the winner gets 5 images 

...and the winner is....

Milk Coffee prize : # 29 Lucy G 

Gorgeous colouring, love the look of the card and the simple but yet intricate design...just beautiful.

Would you two ladies please go to the tab at the top of this blog for Winners and contact Judith re your prize and/or being a Guest Designer.  You can also collect the winner's badge from the sidebar and display it to let everyone know how clever you are! Oh, and Congratulations!

Now, someone from the Design Team always gets to choose who the TOP THREE will be and this fortnight it is Tania who is doing that!

My 3 cards are
                                                    18. Grandma Bonnie
That is just too cute isn't it!

                                                           22. Chrissy
Sooooo sweet

                                                            26 Judith
Awe, such a pretty baby's card

Would you three ladies please go to the tab at the top of this blog for Winners and contact Ina about being a Guest Designer if you are interested.  You can also collect the TOP THREE badge from the sidebar and display it to let everyone know how clever you are!

Now, as I said at the beginning, we are having a BLOG HOP as well as a Challenge this fortnight!

Our theme is - BABIES!
Now, who cannot make a baby card??

REMINDER: To be eligible for the prizes in the blog hop 
you must have an entry in the challenge!

Our wonderful Hilde also has a freebie to give to you to use for the challenge if you want to  - you can find it on the post from last week!
(just right click and save as)

There is a prize for the Challenge winner as well and our normal TOP THREE awards. You do not have to go in the BLOG HOP as well as the Challenge, but what else have you to do with your time? Of course you will enter both!! However, you do have to be a member of this blog to be eligible for the Challenge and also the Blog Hop prizes.


Sponsors: Digistamps4Joy Prize: 
$10 to spend in the store  - on Tania's blog

Sami Stamps Prize:

Sami Stamps 

$12 to spend in the store  - Judith has this one

Flourish with a Bling Prize:


$15 dollar to spend in the store you will find this one on Ina's blog

Handmade Harbour prize: 
six digis for the winner  - hiding away on CG's blog

Pickled Potpourri prize: 
Pickled Potpourri Designs
 $7 to spend in the store  - Hilde has charge of this

Meljen's Designs :: Digital Stamps by Melissa Jenkins
Meljens prize: four digis for the winner   
Susan has this on her blog to give away

Sammy and Wynn are both donating a prize to give away from their own blogs - isn't that kind of them! 

There are a few entries in both the hop and the challenge - but we would love to see more and to see how smart our readers and followers are! So get hopping! You might get a fabulous prize!