We are Neet and Wendy and we would like to welcome you to our fortnightly challenge, ‘Artful Times’, where we are offering a variety of challenges to inspire you to create in whichever style or medium of crafting you enjoy. You never know, we might even inspire you to create something out of your comfort zone and try out something new.

Yes like all challenge sites we have rules and guidelines. We hope you will read and follow them, we have Oyster Stamps as our sponsor, and of course, a winner and runner up will be chosen each month. We may also have the occasional guest designer.

Friday 20 June 2014

Challenge 58 Made in/on Wood

*Entries must fully comply with the fortnightly theme (this means your creation must follow the rules of the theme set).
*Please link directly to your entry and not just to your blog (this means only link the address for your post to the challenge and not the general address of your blog).  For instructions on how to do this please see page 'Making a Direct Link'.
*Please ensure you make a link back to this challenge blog in your post (this means you need to include a link to Artful Times Challenge blog when writing up your post).  For instructions on how to do this please see page 'Linking Back'.
*Please write a brief description of how you created your entry and some of the materials used, even if it's only a brief list at the end of your posting, as it's nice to know what was used and how it's been done.
*Please do not back link to previous posts prior to the date of the challenge.
*A maximum of 5 challenges may be combined.
*You may enter the challenge several times as long as each entry is with a different creation.
*We encourage you to visit each other's blogs and leave a comment, even ours, it means a lot!
*If you have 'Word Verification' may we ask that you please turn it off, as this makes commenting easier for everyone, especially with the new blogger words which are difficult to read at times.  The comment moderation seems to be a more successful way of avoiding unwanted comments.
*Link your entry before 6pm on the following Thursday.
*Any entries which do not follow the above challenge guidelines may not be commented on by the DT and will not be entered into the prize draw.

Thank you for all the lovely CAS cards we had uploaded last week, what a lovely and varied selection there was.  Will be hard to pick a winner me thinks.

I think it was Chrissie who chose this challenge before she left and it was to make something in or on wood (eg box, plaque/embellishment).  Must admit at first I was a bit "eek" but then I remembered I had lots of wooden things.  I am sure most of you will have something you can decorate, we nearly all have a wooden box somewhere, or maybe a plaque which has been waiting for a touch of paint for simply ages.

Wendy had a box which she needed to decorate (you will have to visit her blog to find out why and how she got that gorgeous colouring in the top left corner)

Neet had a double arch which she had had simply ages and so she decorated that for her "spooky corner".  To see inside and on the back you will have to visit her blog.

the front

Hope you find time to join in with us and hope you enjoy entering.  Remember there is a £10 voucher from Oyster Stamps, our sponsors, for one lucky winner each month.  You need to read the rules to be in it to win.


chrissie said...

Nice pieces girls and thank you for using my theme--hope it goes well.

I will try to join in though we are very busy at the moment with work in the house and getting ready to go away.

Love Chrissie x

Craftyfield said...

Not very imaginative I made a bit of wood look like...wood! Still I enjoyed the challenge, so many thanks to Chrissie for the push!