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Welcome to Quirky Crafts Challenges the place where any craft project is allowed.

We're a small design team with big inspiration.

On the first Sunday of the month, at 6pm UK time, we will set a new challenge which will close on the 28th of that month at midday. The DT will pick their top three favourites and you could win a prize and join us as a Guest Designer. Winners are posted on the first Sunday in the month (midday usually) before the new challenge - don't forget to come and check if you are a winner.

Sunday, 12 February 2012

Challenge 4 2011 Quirky Love Story (with ribbons and charm)

Hello Quirky crafters - it is challenge time again and this one should not be too taxing or too quirky (I know - unusual for a Cazzy challenge) and I think we will get a lot of entries!

Love is in the air with Valentines only a couple of days away, and "Where do I begin - to tell the story........" (sorry I can't get that song out of my head).

The theme is Love Story, so show us your Valentine's, Anniversary, Engagement or love themed projects. Your project must feature a dangling charm and ribbons. There - I said it wasn't hard! So if you are into the whole soppy love thing with cute and cuddly animals, or something dark and alternative, just remember to show us your dangly bits!

This challenge is sponsored by the lovely Robyn's Fetish Digital Stamps and More.

Our first place winner will be able to choose 5 digi images from the Robyn's Fetish Store.

Here are some examples from the Design Team.

First of all our Guest Designers with some lovely makes (or should that be luv-erly makes?):

Crafty Girl used Bearly Luv, and red ribbons and two dangling butterflies on her gorgeous card.

Cazro used Pussycat Luv and said she doesn't normally do "cute" or use digis, and she didn't expect to be among the winners of our last challenge, so I think she has done really well with this cute digi!

Susan (who said she is thrilled to be joining us again) used I Toadily Luv U, and this one really made me giggle when I first saw it, I love the glittery nail varnish the toad is wearing! Susan used a 6"x6" card blank and mirri card to mat and said "I have coloured with pencils and fiskars metalic pens. I chalked the background and used red stickles. Red satin ribbon, yellow red heart ribbon and lime green ribbon, heart charm and DP's are all from my stash."

There are plenty more details on our GDs blogs, why not hop over to share some luv with them!

Here are the Quirky Crafts Team examples:

Diane - has made it just in time!!!
Using Pussycat Luv, a heart easel cut using my Cameo and a whole bunch of rolled roses. not forgetting the obligatory ribbon bow and charm....a little pussycat.

Caro: I decided to alter a white chocolate bar for my husband who adores white chocolate! I used parchment patterned creamy paper and stamped a selection of hearts over it in fired brick. The very cute 'Bearly Luv' (coloured in promarkers) was cut out and mounted on top, and then I finished off with a making memories ribbon and a little heart charm attached to the ribbon with jump rings.

Cazzy: was cross with the computer, I took a better photo and it wouldn't download but Monday the computer decided to play nice so here it is! I used I Have a Crush On You, sentiment and image. I coloured the image with Promarkers and used various Spellbinder dies (see my blog for details). I used very fine ribbon with several charms.

Lyn here...a wee bit late, well a lot late! I'm home and in my crafty room so I just had time to make this card using It's Bearly Lov. I've 3D-ed the heart and added some tiny scraps of ribbon and hidden the join with the bow, plus some heart brads and a flower charm.

Please add a link to your blog post (not your blog) using thebiggest blue froggy at the top of the collection, the other one (at the bottom) doesn't do anything that we can tell, and please comment after you have linked.
Don't forget to mention Quirky and add a link back to here (please read the rules and if you realised you haven't followed the rules and won't be included in the top three, and you want your entry removed to try again - please email us using the link in the side bar).

Have Fun - The Quirky Crafts Challenge Design Team.


  1. Beautiful inspirations Ladies!!

  2. Lovely makes everyone, well done! Well done Natali who is first to join in this time!

    Cazzy x


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