Sunday, September 15, 2019

Sept Challenge - #21 & August Winner!

 Welcome to Crafter's Castle September Challenge #21

This month's sponsor is Taylormadecards4u 

And the prize will be the Passport To School digital kit that we are featuring in our inspiration projects

As always our challenges are ANYTHING GOES
but we like to throw in an OPTION to challenge you and 
this month's OPTION is Back To School!
This is an OPTION for fun and not a requirement.

Please review the CHALLENGE RULES (see tab above)

And now it's time to announce August's WINNER of the $10 Gift Code from Little Blue Button Stamps to use in their store!
Please contact Janie at
to claim your prize!!!

And here is a badge for you to proudly display

And the fabulous TOP 3 
in numerical order

26. Glittertastic

41. Helen Liu (WOW...Double Winner)

127. Spiral Creativity


I hope you proudly display your TOP 3 badge

You will love the inspiration provided by Crafter's Castle Design team and Guest Designers this month!
(In alphabetical order)






Now it's time to inspire us with YOUR creations!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!
Click here to enter

Paper Bag Mini Album Tutorial with Taylormadecards4u

Looking for Crafter's Castle Challenge?  CLICK HERE

This month's theme is Back To School and what is more perfect than a mini album to keep school pictures, report cards, and other memorabilia.....and better yet...MADE OUT OF PAPER LUNCH BAGS!!!
I made this mini album using the Passport To School digital kit and the Library Cards kit from Taylormadecards4u 
Image may contain: 1 person
Image may contain: 1 person

For the Paper Bag Mini Album tutorial and to see the entire album please
CLICK HERE to WATCH my video.

Don't forget to check out Crafter's Castle Challenge
 where you can enter YOUR creations!

And to see what the rest of the design is doing 
here are links to their videos...

Thanks for stopping by and...

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Vintage Journal & Tutorial

I am sharing my very first jounal with you!
The tutorial is my design that I came up with (inspired by my friend Em Fairley) because I needed something easy not confusing.  I have always felt intimidated by how to make a journal but with this design and the help of the Ephemera File Folder Project Pack from VectoriaDesigns this was easy.

It was so easy to give the cover a faux leather look and feel.

It's hard to show all of the inside here BUT you can watch my video to see it all and how it was made.  It's an easy tutorial.

You can do sooooo much more with it than make journals!

Can you believe I found challenges to enter!
Craftyhazelnuts Patterned Paper Challenge - Sept
Mod Squad Challenge Blog - Anything But A Card
A Bit More Time To Craft - #99 Anything Goes
A Gem Of A Challenge - Anything Goes WK 17
Brown Sugar Challenge Blog - #293 Anything Goes
Crafty Creations - #397 Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by and...

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Crafter's Castle Back To School YouTube Video Hop!!!

Looking for
Crafter's Castle Sept Challenge #21

Crafter's Castle
Back To School
YouTube Video HOP!

Sponsored by
All details and line-up are here....

Hello everyone and welcome to Crafter’s Castle YouTube Video Hop featuring Taylormadecards4u! It starts today, Sunday Sept 1 , and goes through Saturday Sept 7, 2019, giving you plenty of time to watch all 7 designers videos. There are links below to the design team’s HOP videos.
So here are the details on how to enter and what the prize is.
WATCH ALL 7 design team members entire Hop videos.
SUBSCRIBE to ALL 7 design team members.....and be sure we can SEE that you have subscribed.
Leave a COMMENT on ALL 7 hop videos....not just any comment....comment on something specific you saw in the video. Also, if you are a new subbie let me us know. And it would be fun to know where you’re from.
And if you like what you saw PLEASE give a THUMBS up. Thank you!
Once you have done all of these things send an e-mail to telling me that you have done ALL of the requirements, and put Hop Entry in the subject line.
The Grand Prize winner will recieve the Passport To School digital kit that we all used today in our videos! The Grand Prize winner will be announced aprox. 1 week after the hop ends. And if you love this Passport To School digital kit and want another chance to win one, Taylormadecards4u is also sponsoring Crafter’s Castle challenge this month and we will be giving away a kit there as well (link is above at the top of this post).
Thank you for HOPPING along with us!
DT Line-Up
Please visit our wonderful sponsor, Taylormadecards4u
Thank you for watching. I invite you to visit Crafter’s Castle Blog and enter this month’s Challenge at

Back To School Picture Frame

Hi Everyone!
With school just starting and the Crafter's Castle YouTube Video Hop having the Back To School theme, it's time to share some school themed projects!

Here is a picture frame I made using a $1 pictue frame from Michaels, and the Passport To School digital kit from Taylormadecards4u

I just love this kit and how my frame came together.  In fact I was so happy with it I made a second one to give my daughter.  
Here is a peek at the Passport To School Kit

Please watch my video for more details AND to enter the hop GIVEAWAY!  Just CLICK HERE! 

For all of the hop details and line-up

Thanks for stopping by and...