Thursday, 1 March 2018

March Fussy Cut and Sketch Challenge

Hello Krafters!

Is it just me or does the year seem to be flying by?
Here we are sharing the March challenge already and it feels as though we have  just put our Christmas trees away and Easter is just around the corner!  Eek!

Before we reveal the challenge we must inform you
that we are no longer issuing a separate special prize just for a card/tag entry
you are still eligible to win a prize with a card/ tag entry.
(just like before) 

So we hope to still see lots of cards/tags entries 
along with digital, art journaling, project life, travelers notebooks etc.. 
even paper bags! As long as it is on Kraft and Kraft is the hero background. :) 

For the March challenge we want you to 
get out your craft knives or scissors and do some fussy cutting
and also to be inspired by the sketch below. 

sketch supplied by Em Stafrace and  The Nifty Pixel  
Challenge Graphic designed by Amanda Hall 


*Edited to add*
I've had a few questions in regards to the fussy cut side of the challenge and if punches and cut files count.
Sorry.. but no... they don't make the "cut"
Scissors and craft knives only.
For voting reasons please let us know what was fussy cut on your entry.
For digital scrappers... digital "cutting" tools are accepted.. but please let us know what you digitally "cut"
I hope that clears up any questions.
So get snip snip snipping.. we can't wait to see what you create.

We welcome all kinds of craft as entries for our challenges, from traditional layout, cards, digital layouts, art journaling and tags etc. but please remember that it is all about the Kraft!!

Your work MUST be on a KRAFT BACKGROUND (not merely mounted on Kraft) to be eligible.

**Please take the time to read the RULES before submitting your entry**
and upload your entry via the inlinkz section in our side bar.

(Due date: Midnight March 31st) 


The K+ girls have created up a storm this month and we just love how the girls have used the same sketch, yet each and every creation is different and totally inspiring.

How will YOU interpret the sketch? 


Kraft Plus Guest Designer 

Each month we invite  a KRAFT PLUS member
to play along with us and our challenges.
This month we are very excited to have the lovely and talented
Lisa Johnston 
join us as our K+guest designer.

International Guest Designer

We are delighted to introduce our
International Guest Designer for the month of February. 
Please welcome back the super talented 

Jenny Niemann Gefaller
(from the USA) 

Jenny is a digital scrapper .. here is what she says about "fussy cutting" on a digital layout. 

"Not being a paper scrapper, I had no idea what "fussy cutting" was. Hello Pinterest!! I found some gorgeous pages! Then I used several techniques to duplicate this idea digitally. I hope it fits the criteria. It was a challenge, but oh so fun!!"
It certainly DOES fit the challenge Jenny! Brilliant! 

Our Sponsors and Prizes 

Kraft Plus Challenges would like to extend our thanks to  our wonderful sponsors for their generosity and support for our

March Sketch and Fussy Cutting   Challenge 

Each month we will have a Guest Designer 

from each of our sponsors to play along with our challenges.

Which means even MORE wonderful creations to inspire us all. 

*Please note:  Unfortunately, due to high postage costs, prizes are for Australian residents only, but a Guest Design Spot will be offered to an international  entrant each month, to be chosen by the K+ Design Team  

Creative Kit Club

Uniquely Creative Kits are offering these THREE dies as a prize
(winner to be chosen by DT) 



Scrapbooking Delights are offering a $50 prize pack put together after consultation with the winner
(winner to be chosen by DT) 



Kinder Kreations are offering their New March Releases as their prize
(all of them!!)
Click the link below to see the video :)


Cocoa Vanilla Studio are offering a $25 store voucher 


Funky Flair Studio are offering a $25 Grab Bag of hand picked flairs 
(winner to be chosen by DT)



Flutterby Designs are offering a $20 gift voucher
(winner to be chosen by DT) 

Rachel Dutko


Charms Creations are offering a $15 store voucher
(winner to be chosen by DT) 

Sandra Brimelow

 Sandra's blog


Have you heard about Travelers Notebooks??
They look like so much fun! 

 One lucky K+ winner will win the brilliant Travelers  Notebook Basics Kit from Scrapping Fun Kits 
"The Basics Kit is filled with weather and date supplies. We are so excited to be collaborating with 
Rowena from Tiny Stamps Big Plans and will be including her gorgeous weather stamp set.
This kit will come in a pvc insert so you can keep everything in it. In addition to all these supplies 
there is a kraft insert perfect for entering K+ challenges with, a roller date stamp, washi samples, number stickers, journal cards and weather die cuts.
This kits is $35 inc postage and has a retail value of over $45"

Check out the video below for all the details of the
Scrapping Fun Kits Basic Travelers Notebook  Kit.

Winner to be chosen randomly from all eligible March Challenge entries . 


*prize to be announced soon. 

Morgyn Mlinarek

Morgyn has created TWO creations for the March challenge!
A travelers  notebook page AND  a layout. 

And there you have it .. the March challenge.
So grab those scissors,
sharpen those craft knives,
check out all of your patterned papers etc 
and start cutting! 
We can't wait to see how you interpret this challenge.

Please remember to link up your entry here on the blog for it to count in the voting .

Happy Krafting! 

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