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Sunday, 1 January 2017

Crafts Galore Encore January 2017

Happy New Year everyone!
May 2017 bring you peace, good health and happiness. And lots of crafty fun!
I hope you all had a lovely time over the festive season but now it's back to work. And that starts with the first challenge of the year on the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge Blog
Thank you to everyone who joined in with December's challenge. The winners are on the challenge blog's 'winner's page'. This is a month long challenge and you can enter up to three times. A full list of rules are on the challenge blog.

Our theme this month is the popular
"Anything Goes"
and our sponsor is
Sparkle N Sprinkle
who will offer a prize of a choice of three digis to the lucky winner.

I chose a summer image to work with this time as a nice antidote to the winter weather here in the UK.

I made a 6" x 6" (15 x 15 cm) card with an extra front fold. The seascape paper is from an old Kraftyhands CD.

The car image is part of a digi set titled VW Bug that includes the surfboards. There is a green coloured version of the car as well as the black and white. I chose to colour my car in red.

The surfboards also come in a coloured version or in black and white. I used the black and whites and coloured them in similar colours to the pre-coloured ones.

I finished the card with a computer printed banner on a wooden stick.
Now please visit the  Crafts Galore Encore challenge blog to see the wonderful projects and cards created by the rest of the talented team and to enter your "Anything Goes" creations.
Happy New Year everyone!
I've entered this card into the following challenges:
http://craftyfriendschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2016/12/challege-48-and-winners-of-challenges.html x
http://lilpatchofcraftyfriends.blogspot.co.uk/2017/01/challenge-49.html x
http://abitmoretimetocraft.blogspot.co.uk/2017/01/a-bit-more-time-to-craft-challenge-35.html x


  1. Hi Andree this is a stunning card I love the summery feel. It cheered me up on a rather dull day. I hope that you have a Happy New Year. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  2. Happy New Year, Andree! Love your summer card - so nice to think of warmer weather! You've created a lovely scene with the background paper and your colouring is brilliant. Love how the extra fold gives dimension to the scene. I'm there in my head right now....ahhh...bliss. x

  3. Happy New Year!!! What a nice, fun and summery card.

  4. Loving the surf theme on your card and the extra fold works perfectly! Happy New Year Andree xxx

  5. Fabulous colour and colouring Andree. A real pick me up on a dull day! Happy New Year wishes to you!

  6. Beautiful card, it makes me longing to summer. Great addition of the banner. Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Crafty Friends.

  7. Wishing you and Martin a happy, healthy and prosperous new year. A fabulous card love the design.
    Linda xxx

  8. Happy new year Andree beautiful card hugs S xx

  9. This is fabulous Happy New Year xx Jan

  10. great image and I love the sentiment. Just perfect

  11. Your inspiration is wicked cool! I soooooo totally love all of those images and the layout. Happy 2017! We are excited you played with us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Anything Goes Challenge.

    Tamie DT

  12. Such a fabulous summery card Andrée. It is really cold here today so this has warmed me up a bit! Cathy x

  13. Hello
    Thanks for joining our ‘Anything Goes’ Challenge with your gorgeous card. Good luck in the draw and hope you will come back for our next challenge. Happy New Year.
    [Diane Louise, Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

  14. super cute, super fun card!!!


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