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Featuring FQCB #50 baby farm animals theme DT projects for 14 April 2024

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Welcome to Becca's Quest for Love and Country Creativity blog! purpose : this posting features my latest contribution commitment to FarmQuest challenge blog that I started over 2 years ago! YES! FQCB is starting its third year in blogland!!!  when : #50 starts April 14 and ends April 27, 2024 what : PROJECT #1 : baby farm animal choice is puppy notes: 1. background paper panel, leafy bottom border strip, 'faux' sun circle, sentiment tag/label, daffodil and little chipboard heart are all from Simple Stories card kits (at least 2 different ones); I'm down to odds and ends from 4 different ones bought about 2 years+ ago; I generally don't follow all the layout suggestions since I like to mix my stash items in to create more unique looks 2. black thread was looped around 4 times and tied behind to create a leash/collar for the puppy; instead of a dog tag, I used the little heart accent!!! 3. base is white cardstock with distressed edges (also from Simple Stories card ki

Loving this HQCB #52 DT projects for 14 April 2024

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Welcome to Becca's Quest for Love and Country Creativity blog! purpose : this posting showcases another owner/design team project for Heart's Quest Challenge blog! In 2024, we're offering a new theme structure with an image badge listing 4 choices in Part A and another 4 in Part B which participants selecting at least 1 from each side to make their own themed combo!!  when : #52 starts April 14, 2024 and ends on April 27, 2024 what : PROJECT #1= a study in pink and forever love card notes: Part A choices: pink ombre effects and XOXO Part B choices: pink heart doily and 'forever love'  1. base is recycled packaging cardstock 2. the 2 butterflies and large floral die-cuts were only black and white = The Simple Life ephemera from Simple Stories 3. three different tones of colored pencils used 4. cocoa brown ink pad = Memento 5. stickers, doily, pink pearls = DT 6. blush pink and pink cardstock scrap/panels = Neenah and PROJECT #2 = It's raining hearts mini slimline

Featuring FQCCCB #7 AGCC theme DT project for 7 April 2024

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  Welcome to Becca's Quest for Love and Country Creativity blog! purpose : this posting focuses on my owner/DT commitment to FarmQuest Country Christmas Challenges blog when : #7 starts April 7 and ends May 5, 2024 what : anything goes country Christmas/winter  "Deer enjoying peaceful setting" mini slimline card notes: 1. tan cardstock base panel = Art Skills/Crafter's Closet 2. red cardstock background panel = Neenah 3. pine cone print cardstock and it's reverse side amaryllis print; deer die-cut, pinecone foam sticker, 2 pinecone stickers, 'peace' foam sticker = Simple Stories' Simple Vintage Christmas Woods collection 4. Pea Green alcohol marker = Arteza where : FQCCCB #7 main post link on April 7=   https://farmquestcountrychrismaschallenges.blogspot.com/2024/04/fqcccb-7-anything-goes-country.html ============================= https://farmquestcountrychrismaschallenges.blogspot.com/2024/04/fqcccb-7-anything-goes-country.html other places to share/l

Focusing on FQGS #15 AFCG theme using QKRS image DT projects on 7 April 2024

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Welcome to Becca's Quest for Love and Country Creativity blog! purpose = this posting focuses on my latest owner/DT anything farm and/or country goes theme projects for FarmQuest General Store. In 2024 FQGS is partnering with QKR Stampede to highlight 3 digital images per month that 1 random-picked participant can receive when = #15 FQGS starts on April 7, 2024 and will end on May 5, 2024  what = using "Geese" from QKRS notes: clouds and dirt path added 1. "Geese" digital image from QKR Stampede; 2. colored with combination of markers and colored pencils from my stash 3. digital image printed on soft yellow tone cardstock = Neenah 4. striped paper = Summer Lovin' paper pad by Simple Stories 5. sage green cardstock scrap panel = Neenah 6. "Whale Blue" alcohol marker = Arteza; for ink edging of papers/cardstocks 7. "HB" stamp = ?/been in stash several years where : FQGS #15 main posting link on April 7 = https://farmquestgeneralstorechallen

Best Wishes from HQFCB (was TFATU) #4 April 2024 Anything Goes Fantasy Competition starts 6 April

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Welcome to Becca's Quest for Love and Country Creativity blog! purpose : this posting showcases my owner/DT contributions to Heart's Quest Fantasy challenges blog (that was known as The Fairy and The Unicorn when I took over ownership on 11/11/2022; only changed name effective on 1/1/2024). Still using the TFATU web/blogger address in order to help out those who've supported us in previous years when : #4 April 2024 competition starts April 6 and ends on April 30, 2024 what : Project 1 for anything fantasy goes choice of mermaid notes: 1. bright pink cardstock scrap = Neenah 2. blue cardstock scrap = Art Skills 3. "Whale Blue" alcohol dual-tip marker = Arteza 4. iridescent glitter acrylic paint applied in waves with cotton swab 5. two different lettering/number stickers, mermaid applique, and 'iridescent glass' tile type stick-ons = Crafter's Square and Project 2 for fantasy focus option of gnome   notes: 1. lavender cardstock = stash 2. ivory cardst

Featuring FQ HomeStyle Kitchen #4 AFG theme starting 2 April 2024

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Welcome to Becca's Quest for Love and Country Creativity blog! purpose : this posting focuses on my challenge blog started back in January--FarmQuest HomeStyle Kitchen challenge blog that has a monthly anything food goes theme. That theme extends to anything related to preparing food, serving food, cleaning up, etc. So think kitchen, pantry, and produce market/grocery store.  when : #4 competition starts April 2 and ends April 30, 2024 what : Project #1= Colander on the kitchen table notes: A. all the die-cuts are from Simple Stories (2 different card kits) B. the 2 tones of gray cardstock = Neenah C. the kraft brown/cardboard look is recycled/upcycled packaging from fun size candy bar insert!!!! It had foldable sides that I removed and then used scissor blades to shave off the cuts to distress the edges D. the choice of die-cuts was for it to look like a table or countertop and wall background; ----> gather + together =  E. song inspiration of an old church hymn called "W

Loving this HQCOLCB #4 Themes of EWA and Optional Birthday or New Baby Birth starts 2 April 2024

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  Welcome to Becca's Quest for Love and Country Creativity blog! purpose : this posting focuses on the main themes and optional theme for #4 at Heart's Quest Celebrations of Love challenge blog. Main themes are always engagements, weddings, and anniversaries. April's optional event themes are Birthday(s)/New Baby Birth...actual birth day.  when : #4 competition starts April 2 and ends on April 30, 2024;  what : Project #1 = Live A Good Love Story card (could be wedding or anniversary) notes: 1. base is ivory cardstock panel = Neenah; pink, orange, and red-orange watercolor markers were partially diluted and then iridescent glitter paint applied on top for the perimeter 2. pink with beige dots cardstock panel= very old My Mind's Eye/29th Market... 3. cut-a-part journal card = I think it's old Webster Pages; ALTERED = outlined in the red-orange, 'live' filled in with orange, 'story' filled in with red-orange, and 'love' added with black marker