Sunday, 14 October 2018

Challenge 18 - Dracula

Powers of Darkness book cover on Wacom Gallery

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 the classic gothic horror story - Dracula by Bram Stoker. Maybe you're inspired by bats, vampires or spooky castles, by the cover colours or by anything scary....


Here's how The Librarian interpreted the challenge:



more details on my blog 

Please do check the schedule in the side-bar. Challenge 17 (The Woman in the Window)  will remain open for another week and I'll be back on Oct 27th with my 'Librarian's Choice' - projects which caught my eye. 

I hope you will join The Library. 

Saturday, 13 October 2018

Librarian's Choice - Challenge 16 - Oscar



Every single entry into this challenge was fantastic. 

Our Visiting Librarian for Challenge 16, Stef , has now returned to her own bookshelves but before she left we picked out a couple of entries to display in The Library: 

Theresa's card has the beautiful colours of the book cover and a fun co-ordinating sentiment. 



Gina's  fabulous design gains extra points for the upside-down piano. 

Front of card

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

The current challenge - The Woman in the Window - is still open for another week and also I'll be back tomorrow with challenge 18, which will be something to get your teeth into. 

Monday, 8 October 2018

Reminder from The Library (and a hint about challenge 18)

The Woman in the Window Hardcover  by

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 Woman in the Window  '  - which runs till October 20th.

The extra card below  just uses the title of the book. More details on my blog. 
Please come back to The Library on October 14th for a new challenge, which will be something to get your teeth into. 

Sunday, 30 September 2018

Challenge 17 - The Woman in the Window

The Woman in the Window Hardcover  by

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

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

This challenge we have a Visiting Librarian Lynne  who has brought along The Woman in the Window by AJ Finn - a contemporary suspense thriller, fresh from the bestseller list. 

The Woman in the Window is about an agoraphobic who spends her time watching her neighbours through the lens of a camera, until she sees something she wasn't supposed to see....Some ideas might be the colours from the cover, cameras, the brickwork and ,of course, women and windows! 

Here's how the librarians interpreted the challenge:
Lynne
Marina 
I hope you'll visit Lynne's  blog to find out more. 

Please do check the schedule in the side-bar. Challenge 16 (Oscar)  will remain open for another week and I'll be back on October 13th with my 'Librarian's Choice' - projects which caught my eye. 

I hope you will join The Library. 


Saturday, 29 September 2018

Librarian's Choice - Challenge 15 - Winnie the Pooh

Our Visiting Librarian for Challenge 15, Gina , has now returned to her own bookshelves but before she left we picked out some of the wonderful entries to showcase in The Library. 

Jane Willis  gave her bear an improvised Winnie the Pooh look and added lots of honey:


Heather's  simple design is buzzing with cuteness:

This lovely card by Auroracrafts  is classic Pooh: 

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

The current challenge - Oscar- is still open for another week and also I'll be back tomorrow with challenge 17 - a gripping thriller, fresh off the bestseller list. 

Sunday, 23 September 2018

Reminder from The Library (and a hint about Challenge 17)


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 - 'Oscar '  - which runs till October 7th.

The extra card above just uses the 'music' theme of the book. More details on my blog. 

Amazon.com: Oscar (Biblioasis International Translation Series) (9781771962254): Mauricio Segura, Donald Winkler: Books





Please come back to The Library on September 30th for a new challenge. We'll have a visiting librarian coming to The Library and she’ll be bringing a gripping thriller, fresh off the bestseller list. 




Sunday, 16 September 2018

Challenge 16- Oscar

Amazon.com: Oscar (Biblioasis International Translation Series) (9781771962254): Mauricio Segura, Donald Winkler: Books

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

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

This challenge we have a Visiting Librarian Stef who has brought along a book she has found inspirational : Oscar by Mauricio Segura.  

Oscar is a novel 'inspired by the life of legendary jazz pianist Oscar Peterson' - the 'maharajah of the keyboard' . So you could be inspired to create a project with the theme of music, jazz, instruments or even the Hollywood 'Oscar' ...perhaps you have other ideas? 

Here's how the librarians interpreted the challenge:

Stef 

Marina 
I hope you'll visit Stef's blog to find out more. 

Please do check the schedule in the side-bar. Challenge 15 (Winnie the Pooh)  will remain open for another week and I'll be back on September 29th with my 'Librarian's Choice' - projects which caught my eye. 

I hope you will join The Library. 

Saturday, 15 September 2018

Librarian's Choice - Challenge 14 - I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings


What amazing creativity we saw in the entries for this challenge! Here are just a few that caught my eye:

Jeanne J's card was almost a remake of the book cover. Look how she made the sun! 


Joanne T twisted the colours and bird theme into a Halloween creation. 


Scrap & C's card had a bird, music and an inspirational sentiment. 


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

The current challenge - Winnie the Pooh - is still open for another week and also I'll be back tomorrow with challenge 16 - a book based on the life of a musical 'maharajah'.

Sunday, 9 September 2018

Reminder from The Library (and a hint about Challenge 16)

Book - Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne

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 - 'Winnie the Pooh '  - which runs till September 22nd .

Please come back to The Library on September 6th for a new challenge. We'll have a visiting librarian coming to The Library with a book based on the life of a musical 'maharajah'.

Sunday, 2 September 2018

Challenge 15 - Winnie the Pooh

Book - Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne

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

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

This challenge we have a Visiting Librarian Gina  (aka Ginadapooh) who has brought along her favourite book, Winnie the Pooh , to inspire us. 

Maybe you'll be inspired by the cover colour scheme; by bears, honey and bees; by Pooh's friends- a tiger, a piglet and a donkey .....

Here's how the librarians interpreted the challenge:




I hope you'll visit Gina's blog to find out more. 

Please do check the schedule in the side-bar. Challenge 14 (I Knpw Why the Caged Bird Sings)  will remain open for another week and I'll be back on September 15th with my 'Librarian's Choice' - projects which caught my eye. 

I hope you will join The Library. 



Saturday, 1 September 2018

Librarian's Choice - Challenge 13 - The Jungle Book


Thank you for all the wonderful entries into this challenge. After much agonising, here is the Librarian's Choice:

Betty's card is bright and fun and features the so-called 'king of the jungle' :

Joanna M  loves the elephants in the Jungle Book film and she made a cute and pretty card: 

Jane Willis's 'Shere Khan' tiger card is big, bold and quite scary: 
I hope you will copy the badge (above) to your blogs.

The current challenge - I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - is still open for another week and also I'll be back tomorrow with challenge 15 - featuring a character who lives under the name of Sanders.

Sunday, 26 August 2018

Reminder from The Library (and a hint about Challenge 15)

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

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 - 'I Know Wny the Caged Bird Sings '  - which runs till September 8th .

Please come back to The Library on September 2nd for a new challenge. We'll have a visiting librarian coming to The Library and she’ll be bringing a book whose main character lives under the name of Sanders.


Sunday, 19 August 2018

Challenge 14 - I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

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

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

So enough of those easy summery challenges! Here's a book that won't be made into a Disney film : I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings which is an autobiography by Maya Angelou

Here's how The Librarian interpreted the challenge:



more details on my blog 

Please do check the schedule in the side-bar. Challenge 13 (The Jungle Book)  will remain open for another week and I'll be back on September 1st with my 'Librarian's Choice' - projects which caught my eye. 

I hope you will join The Library. 


Saturday, 18 August 2018

Librarian's Choice - Challenge 12 - The Little Mermaid

Thank you for the fabulous entries into this challenge. Here are a few that caught my eye:

Giulia put a mermaid onto a T-shirt and the rhinestone bubbles give it fantastic touch of bling: 

Jaydee's glamorous mermaid is perched on a shaker card:
Mermaid (1 of 1)-2
Linby layered on the patterns for a lively ,whimsical creation:
I hope you will copy the badge (above) to your blogs.

The current challenge - The Jungle Book - is still open for another week and also I'll be back tomorrow with challenge 14 which will be an American autobiography with a feathered friend in the title. 

Sunday, 12 August 2018

Reminder from The Library (and a hint about Challenge 14)

The most intriguing first lines in Puffin classics – in pictures illustration by Marc Martin

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 Jungle Book'  - which runs till August 25th.

Please come back to The Library on August 19th for a new challenge which will be an American autobiography with a feathered friend in the title. 

Sunday, 5 August 2018

Challenge 13 - The Jungle Book

The most intriguing first lines in Puffin classics – in pictures illustration by Marc Martin

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

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

Our new challenge is The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling which is a collection of stories set in the Indian forest. The main characters are animals and one boy, Mowgli, who was raised by wolves. 

Here's how The Librarian interpreted the challenge:


More details on my blog 

Please do check the schedule in the side-bar. Challenge 12 (The Little Mermaid)  will remain open for another week and I'll be back on August 18th with my 'Librarian's Choice' - projects which caught my eye. 

I hope you will join The Library. 

Saturday, 4 August 2018

Librarian's Choice - Challenge 11 - Hollywood Wives


Thank you for the fabulous entries into this challenge. Here are a few that caught my eye:

Sandie made a striking card using the Hollywood/ Superstar theme.

Deanne made a fun 'Hollywood wife', with lots of colour, sparkle and texture.

Joanna made a card with fabulous layers and topped it off with a more mature Hollywood wife (and husband). 

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

The current challenge - The Little Mermaid - is still open for another week and also I'll be back tomorrow with challenge 13 - and I'm shere you khan't guess what book it'll be. 

Sunday, 29 July 2018

Reminder from The Library (and a hint about Challenge 13)

The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen and illustrated by Christian Birmingham. Love this story too! Again, very sad though, definitely does not have a Disney ending

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 Little Mermaid'  - which runs till August 11th.

Please come back to The Library on August 5th for a new challenge and I'm shere you khan't guess what book it will be!