15 September 2018

SUNKISSED { Reminder Project September 2018 Color It Create It Show It Off}

{SUNKISSED ...}

Here is my September 2018 REMINDER project for My Besties Colour It! Create It! Show It off! using this super adorable girl called LIL DORA BELL from Sherri Baldy which you can purchase HERE.
I have coloured her in Photoshop CS3.

The flower embellishment has been created with flower punches. The flat pearls and design papers are from my stash and the crocheted buttons flowers have been made for me by me very special sister in law. 

The wording and background are from Paulette {Create with TLC}.  




Hop over to
My Besties
Colour It! Create It! Show It Off! Challenge
and enter your creations. 

Once again I would love to try my hand at the following challenges with this creation:


Love to Craft - ATG
Worldwide Open Design Team Challenge - ATG if you are on a design team
Polkadoodles Crafting - ATG
The Crafty Addicts - ATG and/or back to school
Colour Crazy - ATG that is coloured
Friendship Challenge - Autumn
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge
613 Avenue Create - ATG + CAS
Scrapbook Stamp Society - ATG and/or use an animal
Artistic Inspirations - ATG
A Bit more Time to Craft - ATG
Jos Scrap Shack - ATG
Through the Craft Room Door - ATG
Love to Scrap Challenge Blog - ATG
Crafty Girls Creations - Just for fun
Aud Sentiments - Sentiment + Fall
Digi Choosday Crafting - ATG
Crafts Galore Encore - ATG
Lemon Shortbread - ATG
Crafting by Designs - ATG
PDE Linky Party - ATG
A Gem of a Challenge - For the Girls
My Besties Aussie - ATG + Bestie
My Besties Dutch Girls - ATG and/or Flowers
My Besties International - ATG or Steampunk
My Besties Brazil - ATG 
My Besties Scandinavia - ATG with a Bestie and/or Fall
My Besties Art Spain - ATG
Crafty Catz - ATG + optional add pearls
Always Fun - Fall Colours
Daisy Chain - Birthday
If you Give a Crafter a Cookie - ATG
Pile it On - Think Big or One Layer
Use Your Stuff - Friendship
Cute Card Thursday - Dies and Punches
Your Scrapbook Place - ATG
Crafty Creations - ATG
Crafting with Dragonflies - ATG
A Perfect Time to Craft - ATG
The Cutie Pie Challenge - Shades of Autumn
QKR - ATG
Always Happy Birthday - Birthday + 
Papercraft Challenge - ATG + optional Thank you
Crafters Castle - ATG and/or Fall Option
Sparkles Monthy Challenge - Dies or Punches
Creative Crafters - ATG
Dragonfly Journeys - Fall Festival of Colours
Rabisco - ATG




14 September 2018

SHRIMP COCKTAIL THROW Crochet pdf PATTERN

SHRIMP COCKTAIL THROW
{1.2m x 1.6m}
pdf PATTERN
Designed by: DESíRE FOURIE – www.desiref.blogspot.com



Paypal payments in 7.00 US$ are also welcome.
Please leave your email address in a comment below and I will email you an invoice

The pattern is a written step-by step pattern with full colour step-by-step photos as well.



01 September 2018

SING {DigiStamps4Joy August 2018 Challenge}

SOMETHING TO SING ABOUT ...

Design Team Project for  DS4J's challenge blog
The theme for this month is
ANYTHING GOES + FLOWERS

I have used these ALOE and CRIMSON SHRIKE images and coloured in PhotoShop CS3 
 You can purchase the images here and here.

The sentiment is from CREATE WITH TLC . 

The buttons and design papers are from my stash.  I used tiny cupcake holders for the circle embellishments and a punch for the foilage details. 



Looking forward to seeing your creations. So hop on over to DS4J's challenge blog 
and link your Creations to Challenge #152.

Once again I would love to try my hand at the following challenges with this creation:



Scrapbook Stamp Society - ATG and/or an Annimal
Artistic Inspirations - ATG
A Bit more Time to Craft - ATG
Jos Scrap Shack - ATG
Craft Rocket - Boys/Men
Through the Craft Room Door - ATG
Love to Scrap Challenge Blog - ATG
Brown Sugar - Creatures great and small
Crafty Girls Creations - ATG
Morgans Art World - ATG
Digi Choosday Crafting - ATG
Crafts Galore Encore -
Lemon Shortbread - ATG
Sunny Day Crafting - Animals
Crafting by Designs - ATG
PDE Linky Party - ATG
Incy Wincy Designs -
Crafty Catz - ATG + optional add pearls
Always Fun - Create a Scene
Daisy Chain - Happy Birthday
Your Scrapbook Place - ATG
Crafty Creations - ATG
Crafting with Dragonflies - ATG
A Perfect Time to Craft - ATG
QKR - ATG
Always Happy Birthday - Birthday 
Crafters Castle - ATG and/or Option
House of Cards - Birthday theme and/or colours
Sparkles Monthy Challenge - Dies or Punches
Creative Crafters - ATG
Rabisco - ATG

Thank you for stopping by and all the wonderful uplifting love you leave behind.

YESTERDAY IS NOT OURS {Color It Create It Show It Off September 2018 Challenge}

{YESTERDAY IS NOT OURS...}

Can you believe it is already the month of September, and we are enjoying lovely spring weather here in Johannesburg, South Africa.
My Besties
Colour It! Create It! Show It Off! Challenge

Here is my design team project for My Besties Colour It! Create It! Show It off! using this SUNFLOWER FALL DAYS image, a pre-coloured from Sherri Baldy which you can purchase HERE.

The button and bow are from my stash. The crocheted flowers have been made for me by my very special sister in law.  I added the background to the image in PhotoShopCS3.
The design papers are from CELEBR8.
The sentiments and background are from CREATE WITH TLC. 

Hop over to
My Besties
Colour It! Create It! Show It Off! Challenge
and enter your creations. 

Once again I would love to try my hand at the following challenges with this creation:

Scrapbook Stamp Society - ATG + Monochrome Option
Creative Moments - ATG + Music Option
Word Art Wednesday - ATG + uplifting sentiment
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - ATG
Classic Design Team Open Challenge - 
Scrapping4Fun - Lace Ribbon Buttons
Pennys Paper Crafty - ATG
A Bit more Time to Craft - ATG
Jos Scrap Shack - ATG
Through the Craft Room Door - ATG
Love to Scrap Challenge Blog - ATG
4 Crafty Chicks - ATG
Crafty Gals Corner - ATG
Morgans Art World - ATG
Just Us Girls - Celebrate
Digi Choosday Crafting - ATG
Crafts Galore Encore -
Card Mania - Colour Combo
Lemon Shortbread - ATG
Crafting by Designs - ATG
PDE Linky Party - Summer Birthday Party
Alphabet Challenge - L is for Leaves
My Besties Aussie - ATG + Spring
My Besties Dutch Girls - ATG
My Besties International - ATG and/or Steampunk
My Besties Brazil - ATG
My Besties Scandinavia - ATG and/or Fall
My Besties Art Spain - ATG + Black option
DL.Art - September Linky
Patties Creations - ATG
Fussy and Fancy - ATG
Your Scrapbook Place - ATG
Crafty Creations - ATG
Crafting with Dragonflies - Spring has sprung
A Perfect Time to Craft - ATG
QKR - ATG
Always Happy Birthday - Birthday + lets get the party started
Papercraft Challenge - ATG + Thank you Option
Crafters Castle - ATG and/or Fall Option
House of Cards - ATG and/or Birthday/Fall
Not Just Cards -  ATG
Little Miss Muffet - (Only 1 entry) ATG
Moving Along With The Times - Use Gingham and/or Buttons
Creative Crafters - ATG
Double Trouble - Summer Happy Birthday
Rabisco - ATG





23 August 2018

MANLY THROW CAL - PART 3

MANLY THROW with PUFF STITCH GRANNIES
Designed by: DESíRE FOURIE – www.desiref.blogspot.com

PART 3
Joining 9 Big Squares





STITCHES USED

chain (ch)

standing single crochet (ssc)

slip stitch (sl st)

single crochet (sc)
(put hook in space pull up loop and pull through both loops on hook)

half double crochet (hdc)
(put wool around, put hook in space pull up a loop and pull through all three loops on hook)

half double crochet (hdc)
(put wool around, put hook in space pull up a loop, pull through all 3 loops on hook)

double crochet (dc)
(put wool around, put hook in space pull up a loop, pull through first 2 loops on hook and then pull through last 2 loops on hook)

Fasten off (fo)


A)  JOINING OF 3 BIG SQUARES


1. Put 2 squares with wrong sides together.

2. Create a standing single crochet (ssc) and leave it to one side off the hook.

3. Put hook through corner spaces of front and back square.

4. Now put the ssc onto the hook and pull the ssc through the back and front square.

5. Pull the short end and the long end of the wool through the ssc now do 1ch just with the long end of the wool.

6. Do a sc in the top of the very first hidden stitch of the front and back squares together, catching both loops.

7. Continue doing single crochets through the top of the next 51 stitches of the front and back squares.

8. Do the 54th sc in the corner spaces of the front and back square. Fasten off.

9. Put another square with wrong sides together to either one of the previously joined squares and repeat 2 to 8. Fasten off

10. Create another 2 strips of 3 big squares as above. Work away ends.



B)  JOINING 3 STRIPS of 3 BIG SQUARES into ONE BIG SQUARE OF 9


11. Put two strips of 3 joined squares with wrong sides together.

12. Create a standing single crochet (ssc) and leave it to one side off the hook.

13. Put hook through corner spaces of front and back square.

14. Now put the ssc onto the hook and pull the ssc through the back and front square.

15. Pull the short end and the long end of the wool through the ssc now do 1ch just with the long end of the wool.

16. Do a sc in the top of the very first hidden stitch of the front and back squares together, catching both loops.

17. Continue doing single crochets through the top of the stitches until the next corner space and do a single crochet in the last corner of the first square and another sc in the first corner of the second square.

18. Do a sc in the top of the very first hidden stitch of the front and back squares together, catching both loops.

19. Continue doing single crochets through the top of the stitches until the last corner space and do a single crochet in the last corner of the third set of squares.

20. Fasten off.

21. Put the third strip of 3 joined squares with wrong sides together to either end of the previously joined set of 3 squares.

22. Repeat 11 to 19. Work away ends.







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