Sunday, 9 December 2018

Challenge 22- The Snowman

The 30 Best Christmas Books of All Time – The Mission – Medium

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

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

Are you feeling Christmassy? Then, Raymond Briggs's classic The Snowman is just the book for you. It's snowmen all the way! 

Here's how The Librarian interpreted the challenge:




More details on my blog 

Please do check the schedule in the side-bar. This challenge will close on 29th December.

Challenge 21 (From Time to Time)  will remain open for another week and I'll be back on Decembr 22nd with my 'Librarian's Choice' - projects which caught my eye. 

I hope you will join The Library. 


Saturday, 8 December 2018

Librarian's Choice - Bridget Jones's Diary

We had a fabulous selection of fun, colourful and (often) drinks-themed cards in this challenge. Here are a couple that caught my eye:

Lorraine entered two wonderful cards using this stamp and she's really captured the fun of a 'girls night out'.

The bright pink glasses, the gold doily, the New Year sentiment - Stef made a great 'celebration' card. 
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I hope you will copy the badge (above) to your blogs.

The current challenge - From Time to Time - is still open for another week and also I'll be back tomorrow with challenge 22 - and you'll be walking on air when you find out what it is.

Sunday, 2 December 2018

Reminder - From Time to Time (and a hint about Challenge 22)


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 - 'From Time to Time '  - which runs till December 15th.

I made another card for this theme:



I used some buildings - although I don't think they're in New York! - and the word 'time'. 

Please come back to The Library on December 9th for a new challenge - and you'll be walking on air when you find out what it is. 

Sunday, 25 November 2018

Challenge 21 - From Time to Time


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 Lynn (aka Linby)  who has chosen From Time to Time by Jack Finney. 

This is a book about time travel and New York, and even, The Titanic. 

Here's how the librarians interpreted the challenge:

Lynne  (Linby) 


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

Please do check the schedule in the side-bar. This challenge will close on 15th December. 



Challenge 20 (Bridget Jones's Diary) will remain open for another week and I'll be back on December 8th with the  'Librarian's Choice' .


I hope you will join The Library. 

Saturday, 24 November 2018

Librarian's Choice - The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe


What wonderfully creative cards were entered into this challenge. Thank you to all of you.

Our Visiting Librarian for Challenge 19 , Lynda , has now returned to her own bookshelves but before she left we picked out a couple of entries to display in The Library: 

Theresa created a shimmery card with a fantasy feel: 





Shawna combined a misty background with a softly glowing lantern: 
I hope you will copy the badge (above) to your blogs.

The current challenge - Bridget Jones's Diary  - is still open for another week and also I'll be back tomorrow with challenge 20, so I hope you'll find time to drop in. (That's a hint!) 

Sunday, 11 November 2018

Challenge 20 - Bridget Jones's Diary

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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 Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding . Bridget Jones is 30-something , slightly overweight , drinks and smokes a little too much and would quite like a nice man and a good career. This funny book became a very successful film and spawned a couple of sequels. 

Here's how The Librarian interpreted the challenge:






More details on my blog 

Please do check the schedule in the side-bar. This challenge will close on 1st December.

Challenge 19 (The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe)  will remain open for another week and I'll be back on Nov 24th with my 'Librarian's Choice' - projects which caught my eye. 

I hope you will join The Library. 

Saturday, 10 November 2018

Librarian's Choice - Dracula


Thank you for all the blood-curdlingly good Dracula-themed cards. Here are a few that caught my eye.

Sona D's vampire was a scary mouse with gothic - effect embellishments.:

Toni's card was fresh and cute but still pretty spooky: 

Vannessa layered patterns and shapes and topped them off with a beautifully coloured vampire image: 

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

The current challenge - The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe is still open for another week and also I'll be back tomorrow with challenge 20 -  a sneaky peek at someone's diary. 

Sunday, 4 November 2018

Reminder - The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe ( and a hint about challenge 20)

The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe, and the entire Narnia series, C.S. Lewis

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 Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe '  - which runs till November 17th.  

Please come back to The Library on November 11th for a new challenge,  when we'll be taking a sneaky peek at someone's diary. 

Sunday, 28 October 2018

Challenge 19 - The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe (Narnia)

The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe, and the entire Narnia series, C.S. Lewis

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 Lynda   who has brought along the children's fantasy classic :The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. 

Four children, who are evacuated to a big house in the English countryside, find a magic wardrobe through which they enter the land of Narnia. Narnia is ruled by a witch and has been in winter for 100 years. 

So, lots of ideas for craft projects ...lions, witches, wardrobes - even beavers make an appearance - and lots of  snow....Maybe you have other ideas? 

Here's how the librarians interpreted the challenge:



Marina 

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


Please do check the schedule in the side-bar. This challenge will close on 17th November ,

Challenge 18 (Dracula)  will remain open for another week and I'll be back on November 10th with my 'Librarian's Choice' - projects which caught my eye. 

I hope you will join The Library. 



Saturday, 27 October 2018

Librarian's Choice - The Woman in the Window



Thank you to everyone who shared their fabulous creations for this challenge. 

Our Visiting Librarian for Challenge 17 , Lynne has now returned to her own bookshelves. Here are  the Librarian's Choices: 



Lucille used a literal interpretation of the book's title and made a pretty and whimsical card:

Cornelia was inspired by the cover and added a touch of humour: 
I hope you will copy the badge (above) to your blogs.

The current challenge - Dracula - is still open for another week and also I'll be back tomorrow with challenge 19, where it is always winter and never Christmas. 

Monday, 22 October 2018

Reminder from The Library (and a hint about Challenge 19)

Powers of Darkness book cover on Wacom Gallery

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 - 'Dracula '  - which runs till November 3rd. 

Please come back to The Library on October 28th for a new challenge,  where it'll be always winter and never Christmas. 


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)

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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

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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 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.