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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

April 2020 Challenge

Hi Everyone,


Welcome back and it's time for our 
April  Challenge
here at Craft-Dee BowZ

Last month's challenge was great with all your creative submissions.
Thanks so much for joining in the fun.

First lets take a look at our winners for March
Remember, the Winner, the Top 3 and the Honorable Mentions are all chosen on their merits,
 so make sure to get your creative juices flowing and send in your best creations.

Here is the winning submission
for the March Challenge


Rosina (Submission # 31)


Congratulations Rosina
Please email Barbara .....(barbarabruder47 {at} gmail.com) for your prize
Please include CDB March Winner in the subject line
You have 7 days (April 8) to claim your prize
 Prizes not claimed after 1 week (7 days) will be forfeited.

Please grab the "winners badge" on the sidebar 
and we'd love it if you'd post it on your blog

MARCH's TOP 3 WINNERS
1. Caroline's Creaties  (Submission #71)
2. Ans Gilbert (Submission #75)
3. Jackie C (Submission #81)

MARCH HONORABLE MENTION
Deezy's Card (Submission #4)
Please grab the badges on the sidebar here and 
post them on your blog.
We'd love it if you'd link back to our site here.

Thanks you to everyone who participated in our March Challenge!!!

To view the prior challenges, just click on the Monthly Challenge tab at the top of the page.


A big thanks to our sponsor for the 
APRIL CHALLENGE

Fred She Said

The Prize for the April top winner will be 
$10.00 Gift Certificate to the Fred She Said store
Their digital images are available here,
so check out what they have to offer.


The Craft-Dee BowZ Challenge Theme is Always:
Anything Goes 

For those who have no blog but use Splitcoast Stampers or Flicker,

this months code to use is CDB84

OK now lets check out the inspiration from our great designers
for our......
April Challenge

Gail


Kathy

Tracey

Barbara

The designers have made super creative projects for you,
Hope you have enjoyed them.

Now we are looking forward to seeing your projects

The link to the guidelines for playing are on the top tab.

If you have any questions, please email me at (barbarabruder47@gmail.com)

We are looking forward to seeing your creating here.

Our April challenge closes on April 28 at midnight.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!
Click here to enter

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Look Out Cinderella!

Hello, it's my Tuesday to post on Craft-Dee BowZ and I'm sharing this card with you. I love this shoe from Crafter's Companion stamps...probably because I've had three foot surgeries and not only never have, but never will, wear shoes like this. Plus the little panda is adorable!


This rubber stamp is a great size and so you can put it in perspective, this card is 6x6. I've had the stripes and polka dot papers for so long that I'm surprised they're not faded.


I colored this with Copics and these embellishment "dots" are actually flat backed painted metal and already had adhesive on the back of each one in the package! I picked them up at JoAnn's.


I used clear ink and white embossing powder for the sentiment and my flowers are from Prima and Wild Orchid Crafts. I added a little glue on the edges of the flowers and then sprinkled some glitter.

My bow is made with grosgrain patterned ribbon and I made it using my Bow Tool. The grosgrain ribbon is heavier than silks and using my Bow Tool made it simple to make such a pretty bow!  I had used a pink button for the center of the polka dot bow, and didn't like it, so I used chunky black embossing powder and covered the pink button. The shoe charm is from my extensive collection of charms and I've been told it is a replicate of Cinderella's. Just kidding.

The sponsor this month is Cute As A Button and the winner of our challenge gets 2 single black and white images of the winner's choice!

Our challenge at Craft-Dee BowZ has just one more week to go, and I hope you'll join us!

                                                                               Thanks for stopping by,
                                                                                             -Gail

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Happy Birthday Lyra



Hi
It is time for my Mid month inspiration post for the March challenge ... Here I am sharing a birthday card ihave  made for my Little granddaughter Lyra-Pearl who was 3 yrs old in February
I have made an easel card using Anne marie designs papers , pre made flowers from wild orchid, a joy crafts heart die and a gorgeous image from Mo manning which i coloured with Promarkers . The sweet little bow was made using my organza ribbon and my CraftdeebowZ bow maker




I hope you like my project and that you join us in the fun challenge this month ...
Happy Crafting
Tracey x

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Charmy Bunny

Hello and Kathy here, it's my Tuesday to post for some inspiration.  

For my hosting project, I created this C&S design, using an image from The Paper Shelter. 


 Here is a close up of the image and bow that I created using e Craft-Dee BowZ bow tool





I hope I have inspired you and I hope that you will join in during the challenge.  Our sponsor for the this month is Cute as A Button.

She has some adorable images so please pay her a visit, I'm sure you will find something in her shop that you will enjoy.  Up next is Tracey.

Until next time,
Kathy

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Good Luck

Hello

Barbara here, with the first inspiration project for March
here at Craft-Dee BowZ

I decided to make another card with a St. Patty's Day theme

This time I used heart punches to fashion the shamrocks. 
And I think these turned out so cool looking.

Here is my card.


Click here  to go to my blog for more info about my card and how I made those shamrocks.

My bow - I used sheer ribbon (my fav) and of course, the Craft-Dee BowZ  bow making tool.
The bow is just a single loop bow for this card.


Do you have your CDB tool yet?? No???
This tool is smaller, easy to use, travels well and it's easy to store.
It will make bows from 1" to 4 1/2"
You can order yours by clicking on the Buy Now button here on the left sidebar.

Just a reminder - 
The March Craft-Dee BowZ challenge has started and runs thru March 29. 
The theme is Anything Goes
You could be the next winner,
 we are looking forward to your submission.

Thanks it for now
Stop back next Tuesday to see what Kathy has come up with
for her Inspiration Tuesday project