March 2017 Crafty Awesomeness Challenge

It’s that time of the month again….  the one we all like LOL

It’s challenge time and winners !!!

Ok first off.. a big thank you to Cute As A Button for sponsoring  the February Crafty Awesomeness Challenge.. We have a winner for that AND a re-pick for the unclaimed January challenge prize sponsored by KennyK stamps.  Thank you to everyone who entered.. looking forward to more fab projects again this month.

Soo.. Random.org has selected

 Congratulations you are our 2nd chance winner for January 2017   and the KennyK stamp prize  of 3 digis of  your choice from the KennyK Stamps Store. please email me to claim and include your image choices to pass along to our sponsor.

AND  our February Challenge Winner is….

Congratulations, Please email me to claim your prize of 3 digital downloads from CAAB


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MARCH MARCH MARCH

 

….. haha  I just realized as I typed this.. how appropriate it actually is for this month..  and one of the images we are using for the DT projects.

This month we are sponsored by the lovely Sasayaki Glitter and  the DT team chose these two fun images to play with.  As you can tell… no one wanted to have to choose just one, so we did them both.    The mystery projects will be released during the  challenge month.. so be sure to come back and take a look.

 

 

Prize:  1 (non-coloured) digi of the winners choice from the Sasayaki  Glitter Store

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Rules:

  • Max 3 entries per person
  • No limit on how many challenges you enter project in
  • Must be a colored piece featuring some kind of image, rubber, clear, digital stamps.. hand drawn..whatever. Does NOT have to be a card.
  • No artist restrictions.. but we’d love it if you were using a sponsor image
  • Please watermark your images before linking, but if you choose not to… that is your choice.
  • Project must have been made/posted on your blog within the last 7 days prior to the start date of the challenge.
  • If you do not have a blog, you can still enter… but please do not post  your projects anywhere that requires registration to view, or comment.
  • Most importantly..you must have FUN while you craft…totally unenforcible rule… but heh.
  • **UPDATED – Winners must claim by the 15th of the month.  These posts are shared  on the blog, facebook, google+ and twitter feeds.  Please make sure you are subscribed to at least one of these so you don’t miss your chance to claim.
  • No porn, violence etc … do I really even have to say that ??
  • All submissions will require approval before going live,  if I am awake and at home… that won’t take long usually.

 

So come on in and show off your projects..

My Treasure Chest Freebies arrived…. impressed !

Last month I picked up some extra freebies when I got my latest batch of CraftsUPrint cut files. They have an offer that allows you to choose 15….yes FIFTEEN freebies from the Treasure Chest when you spend £15 or more. Well actually.. guess what?  I just saw they made it even better, it’s now available if you spend £10 or more.  I am  not sure how long that extra offer is available…. so check it  out.

Now to be fair; not only were they offering these freebies, but since it was a phsyical product.. they also offered FREE SHIPPING. Shipping is a huge roadblock for a lot of International buyers… so WOOT for Free Shipping.

Well they arrived this past week, but I confess… I hadn’t checked my mail for a few day..* cough a week lol.

I had two packs in the mail, from two separate orders….so 30 sheets in total. Now I will be honest, I wasn’t really expecting it to be anything great….  It’s a freebie …. right!   Well I was pleasantly surprised; not only were the sheets all full A4 sheets, the quality is not half bad.  I just grabbed them thinking my 4 year old might have fun with them… but I might have to snag a few of these for myself lol.

You get to choose the 15 sheets you want to, it’s not just a random pick they send you. There was a mix of  no cut Decoupage sheets and sticker sheets, so I grabbed a bit of both.
The designs are pretty cute, so if you make “cute” cards… you will like these.  

Cute critters; bears, badgers and hedgehogs and some of them come with various gold foiled sentiments too.  I picked up a few humorous  sheets too and kids decoupage designs..like elephants, dragons and knights..  then I grabbed some sticker sheets.  A really nice mix of designs to add to the stash for me and the lil guy.

For a bonus Freebie… I am suitably impressed and would definitely grab more if the  offer is still on when I grab more cut files.  You can check out the current Treasure Chest offerings here Treasure Chest

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Spotlight Series Day 14, Conie Fong – Conie Fong Art

 Who are you ?

Conie Fong Art & Design

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Etsy: Digital Stamp Store

 

Facebook Group: Conie Fong Art & Design Group

 

 

 

 

When did you first start drawing/designing seriously?

I first started drawing seriously in Kindergarten. I spent a lot of time drawing and making crafts in my earlier years. I started designing seriously in 2011

 

What was the first product you ever had for sale? 

My first products I had for sale were ACEO reprints of fantasy paintings on ebay back in 2011. I sold fantasy and kitty paintings for a while and then became too busy.

 

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Emma and Ellie by Conie Fong

 

 

What is your favorite piece in the whole store?

My favorite digital stamp in my store is Emma and Ellie. This is a drawing of my 3 year old with her butterfly wings, favorite toy, and wash cloth that she can’t live without.

 

 

 

Name your favorite cartoon?

Cinderella.

 

Favorite quote?

“Beauty is within the eye of the beholder . ” Nothing fancy, sounds kind of boring huh? LOL

 

What’s your guilty pleasure ?

Eating chips

 

What was your favorite subject in school…?

My favorite subject was art. I took 2 drawing classes for fun and didn’t learn anything from them while I was in school. I wished I had taken human anatomy, portrait, and painting classes instead.

 

When was your last REAL vacation and where did you go?

My last vacation real vacation was in Disneyland with my family!

 

If you got offered a weekend in a haunted  house/castle etc.. would you say yes?

NO WAY!

 

What’s your favorite horror movie?

I don’t like horror movies because they are all too horrifying! They are not real but they give me the creeps and shivers!

 

When no one is listening…. do you sing in the shower?

When I was living with my parents, I  used to sing in shower, bathroom, and everywhere in the house. I would only sing under blankets so no one can hear me when I was trying to  scream like Whitney Houston LOL. I don’t sing as much anymore. I only sing for my girl:) Now my girl sings everywhere in or outside of the house.

 

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Leilani by Conie Fong

 

 

 

 

What is your most popular item in the store/shop?

Since the opening of my Etsy store, Leilani has been most popular.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you weren’t doing what you are doing now…. what job would you have?

If I was offered  a fashion designer position for the runway, I would immediately accept!

 

What’s your favorite craftroom/business supply or tool that you couldn’t live without?

I cannot live without my drawing tablet and and drawing pen.

 

What’s your favorite event, or holiday of the year?

Christmas and birthdays! Lot’s of fun and presents!

 

If you were offered a trip to the moon, would you go..and if so .. which of your images/products would leave on the moon??

No, I am not a risk taker.

 

What do you love most about all the people you meet through your work?

I met a lot of talented artists and craft artists. Their  beautiful and unique art/projects inspire me everyday.  I love meeting new friends through my work.

 

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Lavender’s Blue by Conie Fong

 

Show me the drawing you think most closely resembles you physically or personality-wise 

Lavender’s Blue most resembles my personality. I was quiet and shy when I was young. As I get older, I try to be more outspoken and fun instead of being a boring person 🙂 .

 

 

 

 

 

What is your best and worst personality trait?

Worst personality trait- I am very clumsy and often drop things (like glass, wallet, milk!). I am also a perfectionist.  My best personality trait….Not sure if I have any LOL.

 

Would you go cave diving with sharks?

No, I don’t like sharks and don’t want to get eaten.

 

If you could hang out with ANYONE in the world ….  who would it be?….and what is the one question you would want to ask them?

I would want to hang out with my husband and my 3 year old.  I love doing everything together as a family.

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Feeling Fabulous by Conie Fong

 

 

Which drawing/product are you the most proud of?

I am most proud of Feeling Fabulous. This was the first image of digital stamp series ” My Little Sunshine” which are characters drawn based on my little girl’s fun and loving personality.

 

 

 

 

 

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Message Board Challenge cards

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Bi Weekly Challenge 


 

It’s been rather quiet over on the board challenges … everyone has been travelling for the holidays, or busy celebrating with family.

I managed to squeeze in a couple of quick cards for December, very simple cards… but fun to do….and I still have two days left to try and do a couple more of the challenges.

This one is a sketch based card using your favorite two color combo…






I am really hoping to get the I am the Executioner – Card Challenge!!!! and the KennyK Monthly Card Challenge done over the next two days. “I am the executioner”  is a challenge to decorate glass with vinyl and etching…. I love glass etching, so I really want to try and get that one done.


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Bugaboo Stamp Members Choice Challenge



 
This one is a Bugaboo stamp colored with Chameleon pens and a touch of Gelly Roll stardust then foam mounted.







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Creative Coloring Card Challenge




This one is super simple… I love this image from justinklined.com and it  just appealed to my sense of humor.

It’s one of their Freebie images, so be sure to check them out.





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December Challenges on Message Board

 

KennyK December 2015 Card Challenge

 

Featuring Milkshake by KennyK

 

 

December 2015 Creative coloring card challenge

 

Featuring Just Ink Lined ‘BLACK AND WHITE SHEEP’

 

 

December Bugaboo Stamp Members Choice Challenge

 

featuring Bugaboostamps  ‘Elephant Christmas Tree”

 

 

 

 

We also have The Modern Day – I created Frankenstein Challenge which is our only non card challenge, hosted by Turtlebug this month ….and I am the Executioner – Card Challenge!!!! with our December host is  SandyC

**You will need to be a registered member on the board to view these posts and participate.  We’d love to have you join us.

Bugaboostamps Friday Freebie

 

Wow it’s Friday freebie time again.. with all the server Shennanigans yesterday, I totally lost track of time till I was browsing Bugaboostamps and saw this cute lil fella.
Hop on over and check out the cool stamps over at Bugaboostamps.com.

We’d love to see you in our monthly Members Choice Bugaboostamps sponsored challenge fon the message board too… join us for a chance to show off your skills and win free digis…and of course to vote for your favorite !

 

 

 

 

While you are over at the message board, check out the Monthly  KennyK sponsored challenge too.  This month we are working with the Happy Holidays stamp, which is the November Freebie at KennyK.

Great timing for all of those Christmas card projects. This image would work great as a shaker card and I am pretty sure we’ll be sing a bunch of those in the coming month  🙂 You can find my 3 inch Circular Shaker Window Inserts for sale on Ebay if you don’t want to make your own from scratch.

 

 

 

Apologies, due to the server issues the last 24 hours and lack of sleep.. I’m just going to list the rest as links this week.

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limitedrunsstamps
freedeariedollsdigistamps
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doodledragonstudios
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