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Friday 28 July 2017

CraftyCatz #381...ATG.....OPTIONAL TWIST Anything but a card.... PLUS GDT CALL

Good morning, Janette here, and a very warm welcome to this weeks challenge, which by the way will be our last one until September, yes, summer holidays call and the team needs a little break, but don't forget us will you because we have some good things coming up for you....

Right then, let's get cracking, who won last weeks challenge and who got top 3...
The winner is...#26 Marina
This is a fun pop corn box...

Please take the badge to show on your blog, well done..

 please contact Carol for your prize at

and our top3 chosen byCarol are
#29 Kuni
#20 AJ

Well done ladies and you also get a Top 3 badge to blog
So now we can party...
Our wonderful sponsor this week is

As always the challenge is ATG with an OPTIONAL twist, so I thought maybe Anything but a card.. hope you will join in, the girls have been very busy  and very creative...just look at this little lot...
I made  a tray from an old picture frame..
Revamped sledge

who has given a hat box a fancy make-over
This gorgeous box, a must see.
A re-do for a biscuit tin...

Dianne-on sick leave..

 Jewellery as well as a gorgeous gift bag....

has created this gorgeous mixed media art...very crafty..

Who made this gorgeous stitched wall hanging.

Has made a great cover for her book...

Nina did some pretty stitch work...

How creative are this lot, brilliant work ladies..

That is the inspirational bit over with.
 Now, we sadly are saying goodbye to one of our DT members..
 she is stepping down  as her life is so busy and life comes first...we wish you well Naomi and hope you will pop back  to see us still, it's been so nice working with you and you will be missed...
and also our GDT Lynne is leaving us, she has been another lovely lady and we will miss you Lynne, take care...


We are looking for our next GDT  to start on our return from our break and there  may also be  a chance for you to stay on with us if you like it as much as we do....
really whats not to like, good friendly DT, lovely images to play with and time off now and again lol 
so add gdt next to your creation no obligation to stay after the month is up just thought you might want too !

So there you have it, please come along and join us, you can bag yourself some gorgeous ribbons, the Christmas ribbon looks lush...please remember the 3 entry only rule won't you.....and don't forget to pop back next Friday for the winner and top 3 announcement....until then, it's bye from all here, have a wonderful, and hopefully HOT summer...take care, happy crafting and see you all Friday 1st September at 9 O'clock sharp....or there abouts..he


  1. Congrats to Marina for the win and to Kuni and Diane for a Top 3 spot. Thank You for the mention and Top 3 Spot. Wonderful inspirations from the DT this week.

  2. wonderful DT inspiration projects!

  3. Thanks for choosing my card as one of your Top 3, congrats to all the other winners too.
    Diane Louise x