Sunday, 24 March 2019

Reminder from The Library - Town Mouse and Country Mouse

Here's a little reminder from The Library - but your books aren't overdue and there'll certainly be no fines! 

It's just a reminder to join in the current challenge - 'The Town Mouse and The Country Mouse'    - which runs till 6th April.

I made an extra card, inspired by the title.  More details on my blog. 

You can enter here. 
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Sunday, 17 March 2019

Challenge 29 - The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

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Quiet Please Crafters! You’re in The Library now.

You can be inspired by :
The cover
or
The title
or
The story

This time we have a very old fable, originally attributed to Aesop, the ancient Greek storyteller. It's been retold many times and in the library we have it as this brightly coloured, children's picture book.

Here's what The Librarian came up with: 



More details on my blog. 

This challenge will close on 6th April. 

Challenge 28   (The Party)  will remain open for another week.

I hope you'll join The Library.



Saturday, 16 March 2019

Librarian's Choice - Spark Joy

What wonderful, creative entries we had in this challenge! Here are a few that caught my eye:

Cornelia created a cute design inspired by the cover:


Wanda made great use of the colours: 


Linby's  sentiment was the perfect summary of the book's theme:


I hope you will copy the badge (above) to your blogs.

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The current challenge - The Party - is still open for another week and please come back tomorrow for challenge 29, which is a very famouse story (sic!) . 

Saturday, 9 March 2019

Reminder from The Library - The Party

Here's a little reminder from The Library - but your books aren't overdue and there'll certainly be no fines! 

It's just a reminder to join in the current challenge - 'The Party' by Lisa Hall   - which runs till 23rd March. 

I made an extra card, inspired by the title.  More details on my blog. 

You can enter here. 
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Sunday, 3 March 2019

Challenge 28 - The Party

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Quiet Please Crafters! You’re in The Library now.

You can be inspired by :
The cover
or
The title
or
The story

This time, our book is the psychological thriller:The Party by Lisa Hall. After a party in her neighbours house, Rachel wakes up in their spare bedroom, bruised and confused....

Here's what The Librarian came up with: 





More details on my blog. 

This challenge will close on 23rd March.

Challenge 27 (Spark Joy) will remain open for another week.

I hope you'll join The Library.

Saturday, 2 March 2019

Librarian's Choice - The Note

There were so many great interpretations of this challenge theme, but here are a few I'd like to share:

Joan W  made a vintage-style card with the 'notes' theme:


Heidi took inspiration from the cover:

Tinstar combined a notebook -style die cut with a romantic look: 

I hope you will copy the badge (above) to your blogs.

The Note: The book everyone's talking about by [Folbigg, Zoë]
The current challenge - Spark Joy  - is still open for another week and please come back tomorrow for challenge 28. 

Friday, 22 February 2019

Reminder from The Library - Spark Joy

Here's a little reminder from The Library - but your books aren't overdue and there'll certainly be no fines! 

It's just a reminder to join in the current challenge - 'Spark Joy' by Marie Kondo  - which runs till 9th March. 

I made an extra card, inspired by the title.  More details on my blog. 

You can enter here.
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Sunday, 17 February 2019

Challenge 27 - Spark Joy

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Quiet Please Crafters! You’re in The Library now.

You can be inspired by :
The cover
or
The title
or
The story

This time our book is Spark Joy by Marie Kondo,the follow-up to her best-selling 'The Life-changing Magic of Tidying'. It's an illustrated guide to following her 'Konmarie' method of decluttering - going through your belongings and asking yourself whether each item 'sparks joy'. 

Maybe you'll be inspired by the book layout or colours; maybe the words spark (fire, light, ideas) or joy (happiness, comfort and joy); or maybe you've decluttered and would like to share a layout of your before and after photos....

Here's what The Librarian came up with: 

More details on my blog. 

This challenge will close on 9th March.

Challenge 26  (The Note) will remain open for another week.

I hope you'll join The Library.

Saturday, 16 February 2019

Librarian's Choice - The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo


Thanks for all the beautiful and creative entries to this challenge. Here are a few that caught my eye.

Claire  combined cute and cas in her little dragon card:


Brenda B's dragon is bright and fun: 


Martina went for an Asian look, with this unusual design: 


I hope you will copy the badge (above) to your blogs.

The current challenge - The Note   - is still open for another week , and I'll be back tomorrow with a book that could help you get your house in order. 

Sunday, 10 February 2019

Reminder from The Library - The Note ( and a hint about Challenge 27)


Here's a little reminder from The Library - but your books aren't overdue and there'll certainly be no fines! 

It's just a reminder to join in the current challenge - 'The Note '  - which runs till 23rd Feb. Enter here. 

I made an extra card, inspired by the love theme, hearts and title. More details on my blog. 
The Note: The book everyone's talking about by [Folbigg, Zoë]

Please come back to The Library on February 17th for a new challenge - a book that'll help you get your house in order. 

Sunday, 3 February 2019

Challenge 26 - The Note

The Note: The book everyone's talking about by [Folbigg, Zoë]

Quiet Please Crafters! You’re in The Library now.

You can be inspired by :
The cover
or
The title
or
The story

This time our book is The Note by Zoe Folbigg. It's a romantic story of falling in love at first sight on a commuter train to London. 

I hope you'll find lots of inspiration from this one - hearts, love, transport, London, all kinds of notes.....

Here's what The Librarian came up with: 



More details on my blog. 

This challenge will close on 23rd February. 

Challenge 25  (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo ) will remain open for another week.

I hope you'll join The Library.


Saturday, 2 February 2019

Librarian's Choice - Absolute Beginners

It's been a tough job to narrow down all the wonderful entries to this challenge, but here are a few I'd like to share:

Lucille, Jaydee and Heather H  all used the same stamp - it was perfect for the challenge and I loved seeing the different ways they used it.

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For a totally different take on the challenge, Lynda Pleckan  made this lovely baby card: 
I hope you will copy the badge (above) to your blogs.

The current challenge - The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo   - is still open for another week and make a note to come back tomorrow for challenge 26. (There was a clue in there to the title of the next book.)

Saturday, 26 January 2019

Reminder from The Library - The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Here's a little reminder from The Library - but your books aren't overdue and there'll certainly be no fines! 

It's just a reminder to join in the current challenge - 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo '  - which runs till 9th Feb. 

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I made another card for this theme - this time I was inspired by the red on the cover and the word 'tattoo'. 

More details on my blog. 

I hope you'll join in the challenge. Link up here.

Sunday, 20 January 2019

Challenge 25 - The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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Quiet Please Crafters! You’re in The Library now.

You can be inspired by :
The cover
or
The title
or
The story

This time our book is The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson.It's a psychological thriller set in Sweden.

There's lots of things on the cover and title that you could take inspiration from - colours, the words 'dragon' or 'tattoo'... The dragon looks Chinese and Chinese New Year is on the 5th February. 

Here's what The Librarian came up with: 




More details on my blog. 

This challenge will close on 9th February. 

Challenge 24  (Absolute Beginners ) will remain open for another week.

I hope you'll join The Library.

Saturday, 19 January 2019

Librarian's Choice - Anthology


I deserve to be fined for my late return with the Librarian's Choice. It's just that there were so many great entries it was hard to make a decision. 

In the end I chose three entries that made great interpretations of three different books:

Ishani with I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings:

DJ with Plenty More :

Glenda with Memoirs of a Geisha:


I hope you will copy the badge (above) to your blogs.

The current challenge - Absolute Beginners   - is still open for another week and challenge 25.is here.

Saturday, 12 January 2019

Reminder from The Library - Absolute Beginners.


Here's a little reminder from The Library - but your books aren't overdue and there'll certainly be no fines! 

It's just a reminder to join in the current challenge - 'Absolute Beginners '  - which runs till 26th January.

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I made another card for this theme. It's a 'new puppy' card and I was inspired by the colours and brick pattern on the cover and by the title - a puppy is a 'beginner', surely? 

More details on my blog. 

I hope you'll join in the challenge. Link up here.