Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Winners from Challenge 8 - Alter Something

(See just below for winners)

Oh my Gosh - look at the date! Time has flown past and we are currently in the middle of 

Challenge 9 - A Male card 
(or if you live in Australia or NZ, a Father's Day card)

This challenge is being sponsored by


Why not have a go at making a male card!Or, if you live in Australia or NZ, your Father's Day card.
Don't forget, when you enter if you are not already a follower, and you want to be eligible for a prize, you need to join up.

Now, on with the winners of the Challenge 8 - Alter Something

You are certainly a bunch of clever clogs out there in blog crafting land - we had so many wonderful entries and such ingenious uses for various pieces of stuff. Such challenges proved loads of inspiration to us all: there is a down side though - when I see something that I just have to have! Lust is a deadly sin - certainly deadly to my bank account!

The Sponsors for this challenge were:

3 digi's of choice

Winner: No 14 - Karon with this little beauty, turning a Bisto Gravy Tub into this! Cute huh!


Winner No 18  - Dewi, with this lovely altered shadow box - remember those?

Congratulations to the winners!

Ladies, contact Barb at this email address
and collect your prize. Don't forget to copy and paste the winners badge from our sidebar

It was Tania's turn to pick the top three 
Remember, no prize but the honour and glory is worth it!
There is a badge for Top Three on the side bar to be copy/pasted into your blog to brag a bit!

N0 6 Danie May - a garden wall plague from some bamboo floor covering! Ingenious or what!!

No 11 HeidiD - what a lovely gift bag! Love that cat!

No 17 Darlene Pavlick - who altered a canvas! So pretty too.

Congratulations to the Top Three - why not visit their blogs and leave them some love for their efforts!

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Challenge # 9 : Card for a Guy/ or Fathersday

Hi everyone, hope you had a wonderful start to the week, hard to believe it;s Wednesday again...
The entries from the last challenge (alter something) where amazing, so keep watching for Susan's Winners Post next Wednesday to see if you won.....or made the top 3.
This fortnight we have a great challenge for you, make a card for a guy, and as an extra here in Australia we have Fathersday looming around the corner, so this is your chance to make one for that special guy....
Card for a Guy/or Fathersday
Another announcement today: We are looking for Guest Designers........
So if you are a follower and have entered into some of our challenges, 
and you are interested please put GDT next to your entry......

Our next challenge will be a Mini Album, so just letting you know before you panic, the Guest Designer is asked to make something for the challenge after that....(challenge 11 which starts on the 18th of September and it's a card challenge)  phew................

Here are are lovely sponsors for this challenge:

QKR - 5 Digis of winner's choice

Sassy Studio Designs - 4 Digis of winner's choice

Now let's see what our great Design Team has come up with,
as usual if you want to visit their blogs their names are on top left margin.

Here is Tania's Creation, using sponsors image from Sassy Studios

Ina's card using the sponsor image from QKR

This gorgeous card has been created by Kelli using an image from QKR

This is Hilde's card using sponsors image from QKR

Here is Barb's card, just gorgeous, using Sassy Studio

Here is Susan's creation using an image from Sassy Studio

Well there you have it, what wonderful inspiration for you, now it's your turn....
Blessings from Hilde and the Team

Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Winners from the Wedding Blog Hop

Hello everyone - Susan here again to share some great news with you all about who all our winners from the Fantastical Wedding Blog Hop we had last month.  It was such a lot of fun and we got such fabulous comments and feedback from it, it made our little hearts just pitter-pat and our faces beam! Thank you.

Before I do that, just to say a BIG WELCOME to the newest followers we have from Hilde and the team - you are all special to us and we hope to see you back frequently. We were only just offering a prize for the first to get to 100 and now look at us!At the time of writing this we were 170 followers!

Now there were many parts to this blog hop and I hope I can get them all in proper order. Unless stated otherwise, please contact Barb at for your prize and don't forget to collect your winners badge from  the side bar too! Just right-click; copy and paste into your blog to celebrate the win with us!

So, firstly there was the the main prize from the Challenge #7 - Weddings: the sponsor for this prize was Di's Digi Designs:

The winner is:

This is so romantic - yes, I am a softy when it comes to romance! I like the way the image is inside the circle.

Our Top Three - (chosen by Moi this week) in no particular order.
Sorry, no prizes here but there is honour and glory!
Remember: collect your badge from the side bar and CELEBRATE!

This is so, so beautiful. Love, love, love the gold trim and the LOTV image.

This is another sweet Kenny K image and the pearl card is stunning. Plus, the wedding day is my birthday! Hope they had a fantastic wedding - congratulations to them both!

Fabulous die cuts and beautiful flowers

The winner of the rhyme - chosen by random number.  There were 21 entries, and my husband was given the job of choosing a number from 1 - 21. The answer is of course:

Something old, something new; something borrowed, something blue; 
and a silver sixpence in my shoe!

No 20 - Jane Tyrrell
(Jane, can you email me (Susan) please about your prize)

Now, there were also prizes allocated at each team member's blog for the best comment made on that blog -  chosen by each team member.

Hilde's prize is the Sassy Studio image she used on her card :
the winner Fit Kitty needs to email her.  You will find details on her blog. 

Ina's winner will get  a gift voucher to Digistamps4joy. 

Please contact Ina re this prize Divya Chopra Bhurat

Kelli's Prize is  from Bugaboo

and this is for Carmen  (please email Barb for your prize, Carmen)

Tania has the joy of a prize from Meljen's 

August 2013 50% off shop sale

and her winner is Avril Anne.  Please contact Tania about this.

Judith's prize is supplied by Judith! Will Gail please contact Judith about this.

Barb's prize is the ADFD image she used on her card.

Her winner is Donna Mundinger. Please contact Barb for this.

My (Susan's) blog comment winner will get the digi supplied by Kenny K for the Hop and used on my card: 

Will Sarah please contact me!

Well folks, I think that is all - if you think I have missed anything, let me know! Don't forget we have a new challenge running:

Challenge #8 - Alter Something

The sponsors for this challenge are


You can alter anything - repurpose and reuse; recycle and remake - bags, boxes, bottles, and books - the choice is wide. Hope to see you on the site soon and don't forget - you need to be a follower to be eligible for a prize! Until next time,

Susan on behalf of the DT at 
Crafting with Dragonflies.

Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Challenge # 8: Alter something

 Hi everyone, I am so glad you have joined us today. 
A big thankyou to everyone that has taken part in our Wedding blog hop and wedding themed challenge, so many wonderful entries....
The winners will be announced next Wednesday, so we all get to find out who won what from each hop, and the challenge prize....
Also I would like to give everyone a heads up........... on the 4th of September we are asking you to create a mini album, so I am giving you some time now to get organized, I am not expecting an album with a gazillion pages, but a minimum of at least 3 pages, how many more pages you want to add to that is up to you....anything from paperbags to envelopes, whatever you can think up....

So now, lets get to this fortnights challenges:

Alter Something....

We would love to see the before and after shot, if you go to each of the DT's blogs you will see the before and after......I love what the girls have created for this one.....just gorgeous....

Our wonderfully generous sponsors this week are :

 Winner will receive 3 digis

Now to some inspiration from our wonderful Dragonflies 

 Here are Ina's creations

 Kelli made this for one of her sons

 Beautifully altered paper gift bag from Judith

 The most gorgeous altered tin from Tania

This gorgeous creation is from Barb,  the flowers made from book pages

Susan altered a box as well

Here is Hilde's altered box

Well there you have it, amazingly gorgeous creations for you to get inspired by, make sure you check out their blogs ( go to top left column ) and look at their before and afters......
Now it's your turn........just a friendly reminder, that you will need to be a follower to take part in our challenges, now go an have some fun......blessings Hilde