Good morning fellow crafters!! And welcome to the Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenge Blog and our next challenge - May 2016!
Monthly Challenge #5 is all about Using Your Favorite Technique!! This month is all about Using Your Favorite Technique! You can create anything that focuses on that! This could be anything from a shaped or different folded card, creating your own background, stitching, etc. You know what you love to do and now we want to know as well. How fun is it to see what other people love to do and grow in your own crafting! We will all get so many new ideas! We couldn't be more excited! We hope you all have as much as we have! This helps us get to know you a bit better too!
Please click on the Rules Tab at the Top to read up on the rules!
Deadline: The deadline for this challenge will be midnight on Wednesday, June 9th, 2015. Please make sure to link up before then.
Prize and DT Favorite Information: We will randomly draw the winner for each of the sponsors. These winners will be posted on Wednesday, June 20th, 2015. We will also post the DT Favorites at the same time.
Prize: 2 Images
If you have a sense of humor you are going to love Dr. Digi's House of Stamps. You won't find the cute and fluffy here... well... You might, but it won't be your typical cute and fluffy for sure! So, if you want to laugh, be sure to check out the Digital Stamp line at Dr. Digi's House of Stamps. You will not be disappointed!
Ana Isabel using Salon Deirdery
Favorite Technique: Colouring with Markers and Sentiment Stamps
Shirley-Anne using White Rabbit
Favorite Technique: Creating A Speech Bubble and Using Die Cuts
Hanne using BBQ Dragon
Favorite Technique: Recycling (ribbons from a shirt/die cut from an old card/notebook) and Coloring with ProMarkers.
Prize: 2 Images
Julia, the artist/owner of Stamps by Julia Spiri, has a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts. Her first lessons in art started way before that with the help of her father who is also a painter. Julia comes to us from Spain. Her hope is that you will find images that make you smile and inspire you to create! We love her images and they definitely inspire us!
BBsButterfly using The Cake Hat
Favorite Technique: Layers and Stickles
Berni using Girl On A Swing
Favorite Technique: Using Patterned Paper with Dies
Kerri using Indian Girl On Elephant
Favorite Technique: Shaped Cards and Coloring
Kraftykoolkat using The First Kiss
Favorite Technique: Shaped Cards, Lots of Dies, Dry or Wet Embossing
Rebecca using The Cake Hat
Favorite Technique: Embossing and Coloring
Susan using The Little Dragonfly
Favorite Technique: Decoupage/Layering Images, Coloring, Using Die Cuts and Creating Backgrounds (this one with distress ink)
Prize: 3 Images
Vera is a graphic artist based in Singapore. Her art is inspired by psychedelia, manga, nouveau, ukiyo-e and pop art. Vera is self taught and inspired by many things. We love the characters that she creates and we know that you will too! Be sure to drop by her shop to see what she has in store!
Deanne Saunders using Fairy
Favorite Technique: Paper Piecing and Coloring With Copics
Joanna using 80s Star Girl
Favorite Technique: Shaped Cards, Handmade Flowers and Coloring with ProMarkers
Lynnpenguin using 80s Star Girl
Favorite Technique: Hand Stitching
Monica using Mermaid Glance
Favorite Technique: Coloring with Copic Markers and Ink Blending with Distress Ink
Traceymo using Mermaid Glance
Favorite Technique: Stamping and Embossing
Prize: $10 Gift Certificate For Digital Images (No Paper)
Sandy, the artist and owner behind the wonderful world of Scribbles Designs has a funky imagination and creates us some quirky characters. Sandy's has had a pencil in her hand since she was "knee-high to a grasshopper" and started on her artistic journey with her first family ball & stick figures portrait at age 3. Sandy has loved art, drawing, water coloring and doodling for many years... and with the digital image world she can now share it with all of you. Brrr (Penguin) was her first main character and her other quirky images followed not long after. We hope you enjoy the enduring images and look around and add Sandy's images to your digital stamp collections...
Annette using #940 - TruLuv
Favorite Technique: Working With Netting Behind Card Cutouts and Adding Embellishments To The Netting
NanaConnie using #643 - Flower Pot 2
Favorite Technique: Double Spotlight
Sandy How using #643 - Flower Pot 2
Favorite Technique: Paper Embroidery