Saturday 4 April 2020

Crafty Calendar- April Challenge

Good morning, it's time for a new challenge at Crafty Calendar- who would have thought that our world and lives would change so much since the last challenge, I'm still finding it all a bit surreal!
However, I'm counting my blessings that my family and friends are all safe and well., so many people have not been so fortunate.

On to today's challenge, our wonderful sponsor this month is Sheepski Designs
 and the theme is 'Add a Butterfly'.

I took the opportunity to use a beautiful image that I've had for ages, Butterfly Hair, I think this is the first Sheepski image I owned and it's certainly not the first time I've used it!
I used my copics to colour and made her a flaming red head! I kept the rest of the colours quite neutral to make her hair really stand out! The papers are from DCWV, Mariposa, very old and much treasured! I added a  delicate little die cut butterfly (Memory Box).
Thank you so much for visiting today,  hope you and your loved ones are safe and well, stay calm , stay at home and keep crafting.

Challenges entered:
colourcrazy #12
qkrstampede. #392
southerngirls 2/4 Challenge
abitmoretimetocraft  #113
aperfecttimetocraft. #4
sheepski- #37
worldwideopendesignteam #3
Ellibelle - April


Aunty Sue said...

Wow Chris that hair is awesome and love the paper. Stay safe and enjoy the sunshine we are suosed to be getting this weekend

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful card and great colouring of the this Chris and stay safe and craft to keep busy.xx

Pat said...

Fabulous card Chris, love the fantastic hair colouring and your great card design. Back to reading outside this week if the weather is as good as promised. Take care and stay safe.

Pat xx

meg said...

A beautiful card Chris a great layout and fabulous colouring

chrissy xx said...

GORgeous colouring as always Chris.
A FABulous card.
Stay safe.

Ellibelle said...

So beautifully done!
Thank you so much for joining in at my Crafty Wednesday challenge this month where it's all about bugs, blossoms or butterflies!
Ellibelle's Corner

Chrissy said...

That beautiful hair colour reminds me of great Grandson and I love this gorgeous image, beautiful papers and card design Chris..glad you are safe and well, I am too, but ran out of cardstock for card bases, I was going to go and get some then lock down happended so left with none..looks like I will be recycling to keep


Kathleen said...

Chris has just shouted up to me that another 500 have died today and one was a 5 year old boy, how the hell would you cope with that,
You do, do some fantastic hair colour and the subtle background colours really shows the colour up proudly.
My hairdresser has closed the shop and I said to Chris, it could be at least another six months or even longer before she opens agai , will be very interesting to see just how much grey hair I have!!!??
Take care Lovely Lady.

Kath x

Annettes Hobby Rosettes said...

You did such an amazing job with this project. Wonderfully designed and so gorgeously coloured. Your hair colouring is really very striking. Gorgeous work here.
Thank you for sharing with us over here at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

Annette DT / Admin / Registered Owner for

Lisa Lynn said...

Great coloring Chris and wonderful design. Stay safe!!!

pinky said...

I am struggling to watch the news now Chris yet I do need to watch it at least once a day. Scary times and you certainly feel weird not hugging your family members and friends :( But as you say there are worse off than us and hopefully we will see this through safely. I am loving that hair, wow your colouring is just amazing. Colouring is one thing that keeps my mind occupied as I really have to try hard lol. Keep safe xx

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

Gorgeous card the colouring.....I too are thinking when does this end!.....started talking more to my cat!!!....Keep safe ....Joolsx

Beebeebabs said...

Love your card and image thanks for sharing!!!

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

I LOVE her hair, a colour I have just longed for on mine and never had the courage LOL. A Fabulous card, love your sentiment, your colouring and the little details too. Thank you so much for joining us in our challenge at QKR Stampede this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.

Faith QKR Stampede DT

Babs said...

Beautiful card and what a amazing job you have made of colouring her hair .
Babs x

Liz said...

Fabulous card, Chris and your colouring is as amazing as ever! xx

Janette said...

OMG Chris that hair is stunning.xx

kReN said...

Great coloring! Super project! Thanks for joining us at the QKR Stampede this week! kren Follow me at

crafty-stamper said...

Great stepper card and fabulous colouring-love the hair!Thank you for joining us at Colour Crazy
Carol DT x

Cara said...

Beautifully done card and I love the gorgeous red hair! Thank you so much for entering our Challenge this month at SheepSki Designs
Cara, SheepSki Design Team
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