Sunday, 5 July 2020

Challenge 63 - Crimes Against a Book Club

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, Deb Horst (aka DJ) , and the book is Crimes Against a Book Club by Kathy Cooperman. Published in 2017, this is a humorous story of women who, desperate for money, decide to sell miracle face creams to wealthy book club members. Don't you love that cover? 

Deb
More details on her blog 
Marina
More details on her blog
This challenge will close on 25th July. 

 Challenge 62 - The Moon-Spinners  - will remain open for another week.

I hope you'll join The Library.






Saturday, 4 July 2020

Librarian's Choice - Layered

Thank you for all the fabulous cards entered into this challenge. Our Visiting Librarian , Brenda , has now returned to her own bookshelves, but before she went, we chose some entries to display in The Library.

Melanie featured the strawberries from the cover:
Heather layered her cupcakes: 
Picture
Vivi's  beautifully coloured cake couldn't be higher:
I hope you'll copy the badge (above) and display it on your blogs.
Layered: Baking, Building, and Styling Spectacular Cakes: Amazon.co.uk: Tessa Huff: 9781617691881: Books

The current challenge - The Moon-Spinners - will remain open for another week. Please come back tomorrow for a new challenge, with a visiting librarian and , perhaps, the opportunity to discuss books over a prosecco in the home of a like-minded friend. 

Monday, 29 June 2020

Reminder From The Library - The Moon-spinners


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 Moon-spinners by Mary Stewart - which runs till 11th July. 

Remember, you can be inspired by :
The cover
or
The title
or
The story

Here's another card inspired by the cover:
more details on my blog
You can enter the challenge here.

Sunday, 21 June 2020

Challenge 62- The Moon-Spinners

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, Heather , and she's chosen The Moon-Spinners by Mary Stewart. This romantic suspense novel is set in Crete and was first published in 1964. 

Heather
More details on her blog 

Marina 
More details on her blog 
This challenge will close on 11th July. 

 Challenge 61 - Layered  - will remain open for another week.

I hope you'll join The Library.

Saturday, 20 June 2020

Librarian's Choice - Peter Pan

What lovely and varied cards we saw in the library for this challenge! Our Visiting Librarian , Sue , has now returned to her own bookshelves, but before she went, we chose some entries to display in The Library.

Kylie's Captain Hook is a mouse: 

Vivi's card featured the boy who never grew up:

Heather used the cover as a sketch:
Picture

I hope you'll copy the badge (above) and display it on your blogs.
The current challenge - Layered - will remain open for another week. Please come back tomorrow for a new challenge, when we'll  a Visiting Librarian will be flying us to the moon. 

Sunday, 14 June 2020

Reminder from The Library - Layered


Layered: Baking, Building, and Styling Spectacular Cakes: Amazon.co.uk: Tessa Huff: 9781617691881: Books
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 - Layered by Tessa Huff - which runs till 27th June. 

Remember, you can be inspired by :
The cover
or
The title
or
The story

Here's some more inspiration from our Visiting Librarian , Brenda.

More details on Brenda's blog. 
You can enter the challenge here.

Sunday, 7 June 2020

Challenge 61 - Layered

Layered: Baking, Building, and Styling Spectacular Cakes: Amazon.co.uk: Tessa Huff: 9781617691881: 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, Brenda from Brenda's Scraps of Life .

Layered by Tessa Huff is a cook book, all about cakes - the tall, layered showstopper kind! 


Brenda
More details on Brenda's blog 
Marina
More details on her blog 


This challenge will close on 27th June. 

 Challenge 60 - Peter Pan   - will remain open for another week.

I hope you'll join The Library.


Saturday, 6 June 2020

Librarian's Choice - My Naughty Little Sister


The entries to this challenge were more nice than naughty - here are a few for our Library display.... 

Here's Katy D with her two naughty sisters:

ElizStewart's card was a great take on the cover:
The Library Challenge 59 - My Naughty Little Sister

Melanie H's sister is a brother: 
I hope you'll copy the badge (above) and display it on your blogs.

My Naughty Little Sister (Young Puffin Books) by Dorothy, Edwards ...
The current challenge - Peter Pan  - will remain open for another week. Please come back tomorrow for a new challenge, when we'll have a Visiting Librarian with a sweet treat. 

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Reminder from The Library - Peter Pan

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 - Peter Pan by JM Barrie- which runs till 13th June. 

Remember, you can be inspired by :
The cover
or
The title
or
The story

Our Visiting Librarian , Sue Botham , has made another lovely card, inspired by the fairy, Tinkerbell.

You can enter the challenge here. 

Sunday, 24 May 2020

Challenge 60 - Peter Pan

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, Sue Botham.

Peter Pan (The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up)  by JM Barrie, was first published in 1911 and has been made into several movies.  Fairies, pirates, crocodiles, a dog nursemaid (!) - I hope you'll find something here to inspire you. 

Sue 
More details on her Pinterest page

Marina 
More details on her blog 

 This challenge will close on 13th June. 

 Challenge 59 - My Naughty Little Sister   - will remain open for another week.

I hope you'll join The Library.

Saturday, 23 May 2020

Librarian's Choice - The Girl on the Train

The entries to this challenge were stunning! Here are just a few I've picked out for The library display - all of which had used the cover as inspiration:




I hope you'll copy the badge (above) and display it on your blogs.
The Girl on the Train (Movie Tie-In) By Paula Hawkins | Used - Very Good | 9780735212169 | World of Books

The current challenge - My Naughty Little Sister - will remain open for another week. Come back tomorrow for a new challenge, when we'll have a Visiting Librarian and a boy who never grew up. 

Sunday, 17 May 2020

Reminder from The Library - My Naughty Little Sister

My Naughty Little Sister (Young Puffin Books) by Dorothy, Edwards ...
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 - Egg Drop by Mini Grey  - which runs till 18th April.

Oops! Cut and paste fail! Hope nobody noticed...the book is My Naughty Little Sister! 


Remember, you can be inspired by :
The cover
or
The title
or
The story

On the cover, the sister is sick in bed, so I made another get well card inspired by this.
More details on my blog. 
You can enter the challenge here.


Sunday, 10 May 2020

Challenge 59 - My Naughty Little Sister

My Naughty Little Sister (Young Puffin Books) by Dorothy, Edwards ...

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

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

My Naughty Little Sister , published in 1952, was the first in a series, written by Dorothy Edwards and illustrated by Shirley Hughes. 

Here's what The Librarian came up with:

More details on my blog.

 This challenge will close on 30th May. 

 Challenge 58 - The Girl on the Train  - will remain open for another week.

I hope you'll join The Library.


Saturday, 9 May 2020

Librarian's Choice - A Child's Garden of Verses

So many fabulous entries into this challenge! I've picked a few to put on display....


Here's beautiful colouring and die-cutting by Melanie:

Amanda picked out the daisies:

Eliz got into the swing of the challenge:
CAS(E) this Sketch #370 & The Library Challenge 57

I hope you'll copy the badge (above) and display it on your blogs.

A Child's Garden of Verses

The current challenge, The Girl on the Train,  is still open for another week but come back tomorrow for a new challenge that girl siblings will love.