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Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Use a freebie digi - Crafting with Dragonflies DT

Hi all!

Sorry it's been a while, but Blogger has been a real pain in the backside! Luckily, it seems to have been behaving today though, so fingers crossed, I'm back...

Anyways... The challenge over at Crafting With Dragonflies is a slightly different one this fortnight. We challenge you to make a card using s freebie digi! You can choose whatever digi you want, from whatever company, as long as it is free. And make sure you link to said freebie, so other people can find it too!

Now for me it wasn't at all difficult to decide where to start looking. There are so many digi companies and artists out there, but I do have my favourites. And after MilkCoffee, my very favourite digis are done by a very talented artist, Anna Stillwell, at Cuddlebug Cuties. And even better still? Her digis are all available on her blog, and free to use as long as you make sure to credit her!

Now, there was a difficult part to this task, and that was figuring out which of the many, many gorgeous images to use! I decided to go with something a little different from my usual choice of cute or whimsical characters, and chose instead to use the more modern and hip Cadee.


And I figured the digi really lent itself to this style of card too. It's more crisp and bold, like I used to make a lot of before I discovered the whole shabby chic thing, lol. I also used to make almost exclusively A6 size cards too back then, unlike my standard 14x14cm I use now.

Now I strongly urge you to go see what the rest of the Dragonflies have created for you, and why not join in with a freebie digi of your own?

You may know a perfect one, or you could go check out Anna's gorgeous selection of Cuddlebug Cuties!
Or, you could even go here, and use the digi my darling little girl created!
(I will be back in the morning to let you all know who the winners of my candy and challenge are!)

Off you go, go have fun!

Challenges:

Crafty sentiments designs - Anything goes

Have a fab day!

Sammy-x

18 comments:

Irish Cherokee said...

Sammy, I am more and more tempted to do another card. What stops me? I can't compete with this kind of perfection. Beautiful. I even get tired of that word so let's try excellent. OH well I tried.

Susan Hogan said...

This is such a lovely piece of work Sammy -so cute and suitable for the teen! Love your coloring too.

aussie aNNie said...

awesome card and I agree Anna has some pretty special free images..she is a lovely lady too and you have done her art justice.xxx

CG said...

So lovely! Red & purple is one of my favorite color combos. Love that touch of washi. Oh and I wanted to thank you for inspiring me to enter last month's Unstampabelles challenge; I never would have made my never-ending card without that prompt and s friend of my mom's just ordered a bunch! So thank you!
Again, this is a great card...didn't know about Cuddlebug Cuties, will have to check them out! Best, CG

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Sammy. I love the image, fabulous colouring and stylish design.
Sue xx

Jane Savage said...

Love the dotty papers and the layout, Sammy. This is a terrific design. That image is fab!! I'm off to go and check them out! See ya! xx

Judith Taylor - Wright said...

Hi hun loving the papers and the lay out - super cute - have a great day x

Sarah said...

Love this Sammy...I am a sucker for spots and dots!! xx

CG said...

Hi Sammy! It's your flaky teamie again :) Love the color combo on this; one of my favorites. The blue blue is such a nice touch. Gotta check out the Cuddlebugs! Best, CG

Wishcraft said...

Fab colours and image, love your spotty papers. Lovely card hun :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Anna Stillwell said...

This was the sweetest post. Thank you so very much. It totally made my day :) and your card is just beautiful. I love the polka dots they're so much fun. And you must tell your little girl that Neco is amazing. She's very talented:)

McCrafty's Cards said...

I like your design Sammy, gorgeous card.
Kevin xx

Elise said...

HI Sammy! This is absolutely STUNNING! Love the colors and how you've coloured this fab image!

Big Hugs,
Elise

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card Sammy, lovely image and great colour combination.
Pauline
x

Wynn Walton said...

Very cool and hip Sammy. Lovely bright colour combo too. Hugs Wynn x

Desire Fourie said...

This is very sassy indeed. Love the mix of polka dot design paper.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Ina said...

Great job with this digi Sammy and just the right amount of embellies. Great layout.

Aunty Sue said...

love the layout and brillant colouring, thanks for sharing at Crafty sentiments this week