Friday, July 1, 2016

Craft-Dee BowZ July Challenge!

The Craft-Dee BowZ July Challenge is here!

Our theme is, as always, "Anything goes and include a HANDMADE bow".

Craft-Dee BowZ will, once again, have a sponsor for our July challenge!
Cute As A Button will be awarding a prize of two single digital images to the challenge winner.  You don't want to miss sure to play along.   So, don't wait!  Join the fun now and you could be our July challenge winner!

Yes, we love bows of all shapes and sizes.  We want to see your project and HANDMADE bow.  Any size, any color, any long as it's HANDMADE.  We'll stop by your blog and leave you some love!  Link your creation at the bottom of the Craft-Dee BowZ July Challenge post.

Check out the challenge guidelines located at the top of the blog to be sure your entry qualifies for the Cute As A Button prize!

Here's my July challenge inspiration...

 "On Your Special Day"

I did it....I finally made my very first 8 x 8 card!  This was so fun to create.  It was like doing a layout.  The card base is made from American Crafts 16 x 20 Designer Poster Board.  It comes in a bunch of different colors and patterns, but the kraft with gold dots was my favorite.  I cut a piece to 8" x 16" and folded in it half.  And, there's still plenty remaining to make more cards.   The card front is a blush pink with gold dots and matted with white and blush cardstock.   I actually found ribbon that was a great match to the patterned papers.  The die cut sentiment is cut from a turquoise foil paper.  It pops right off of the blush and white!  I cut a white doily for under the Eiffel Tower and added vintage blush roses, gold pearls, and another die cut under the bow.   I'll be creating more of these 8 x 8 cards in the future!

 Featured Product
Craft-Dee BowZ Bow Making Tool

From my stash...
Cardstock - Bazzill, Recollections
Die Cuts - Anna Griffin, Cheery Lynn, Tattered Lace
Flowers - Recollections Vintage Collection
Patterned Paper - American Crafts, Pebbles
Pearls - Kaisercraft
Specialty Papers - Bazzill
Sticker - Paper Studios
Other: Ribbon

Visit my team members for more inspiration...
 Thanks for stopping by to share my July inspiration.  Please stop back again soon!


Arlene said...

I love the colors and beautiful bow. Wonderful card.

So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

Shelagh Metselaar said...

A very stylish card in sumptuous colours. Thank you for entering the Polkadoodles Challenge 'Add Ribbon or Twine.' ;~}

Cindy C. said...

So gorgeous, loving all the polkadots goodness!! Thanks for joining in the fun at Die Cut Diva's.

Karen Letchworth said...

Hi Vicki!
What a gorgeous creation. Thanks so much for sharing your talents with us by playing along in our Flowers Challenge, and I really hope you will stop by to join us again soon.
Have a blessed week,
Really Reasonable Ribbon

Creations by Shirl said...

Very elegant! TFS it with Brown Sugar Challenge!

Unknown said...

Wow love that Eiffle Tower such a fab creation. Thankyou for joining the use Ribbon or twine Challenge over at Polkadoodles crafting. Helen DT

Gail said...

Wow, wow, wow. What a gorgeous card. The colors are beautiful and I LOVE your die cuts. This is absolutely fantastic!

Cazro said...

A gorgeous romantic card. Loving how you have interpretated our challenge. Thanks for joining us at Cardz 4 Galz. Caz DT.

Karen Letchworth said...

I'm back again! LOL
Would you mind stopping by my blog to tell me where you bought your pink ribbon with gold polka dots? I just LOVE it!

Cheryl Walker said...

WOW this is absolutely gorgeous! LOVE the big polka dot bow, and your design on your card!!!
Thank you for joining us at Really Reasonable Ribbons Flower challenge! Hope to see you back for our next challenge!



Kathy/NorthCarolina said...

This is so CHIC! Every detail is just perfection, Vicki!


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