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Creative Craft Challenge: The Challenge You Missed

Journal Entry: Fri Dec 19, 2014, 11:36 PM


Weekly update


Hello everyone! (And happy Hanukkah!) No new submissions this week, but if you're planning on participating and haven't had a chance to finish up your piece or submit it to the favorites gallery, you've still got about a week and a half left. Also, next week's update might be a bit late on account of it being the day after Christmas- but I can't wait to see what fabulous submissions we get! (Also, merry Christmas in advance!)

Previous updates


I have yet another beautiful submission to show you all, this time a lovely miniature. Check it out:


Fjord Miniature by judithchen




Although this challenge has been shorter than usual, there's still plenty of time to participate if you're interested, and lots of really interesting crafts to try out. (See the full list here!) See you all next week!



Hello everyone! We have already got one submission for this week's challenge- check out this delightfully creepy dream catcher:


Dreamcatcher with skeleton by Batty4Arts




See you all next week!

Welcome to this month's Creative Craft Challenge!


The Creative Craft Challenge is a monthly feature where we introduce our members to different crafts. Every month I’ll give you a little background on a craft that you might not have heard of and show you a few great tutorials to encourage you to give it a try and show us your work.

So join me every month and put your skills and creativity to the test with lessons and tutorials, examples, and a place to show off your work. Your submissions will be featured in our favorites gallery and in this very blog!

Remember, the aim of the challenge is to introduce you to crafts that you might not have heard about or tried before. They won't require any expensive materials or years of training and expertise to complete. The idea is to challenge you to go out of your usual field of work and try something new!

This challenge is NOT a contest or a display of professional work, but a fun opportunity to broaden your crafting horizons. NO prizes are involved and everyone will be featured!

To clear up a question a few people have asked: The ArtisanCraft gallery folders and favorite folders are not linked- you can submit the same piece to both the gallery and the favorites if you like, no problem. Also, the two deviations per month limit does not apply to favorites folders, so please feel free to add as many submissions as you would like.

Member of the Month


At the end of every month one participant will be chosen as ArtisanCraft's Member of the Month and will be featured on our profile page for the entire next month. Since I've been gone for a while, our next Member of the Month will be announced in January.

The Challenge You Missed


At the end of every year we give you a chance to try out one of our previous challenges! Maybe you weren't a member of the group back when we did a cool challenge, or maybe you just didn't have time to participate. Whatever the case may be, now's your opportunity! So go check out our old Challenges, and give one a try!

Previous challenges


You can find a complete list of our previous challenges right here:



Examples

Some of the wonderful work our members have creative for the Creative Craft Challenges over the years:


Refillable Hard Back Journal by snazzie-designz Paracord Bracelet by Painou Tree House Industries by Autnott Decoupage on Piggybank by SophieEkard Flower Rabbit by NyaSkory Argyle Sock Monkey: Meep by GenevieveRose Adventure Time Pop Up Card - UPDATED PHOTO by danlayton Washi Tape Paper Banner by Maiko-Girl Christmas Peanut Butter Cookies by pantherwitch4982 Alice in Wonderland Mushroom Earrings! by GeekGirl02 challenge accepted XD by ladyMargolotta Houndoom Papercraft by RebeccaMArt Space Shirt by ChimeraDragonfang Birthday Lilly by Narmita08 Owl Egg by DoodleDuo Washi Mini Books by Vissyscrafts Kusudama Headband by BlindMediaProduction sin vida con cobre by antizafronitista Salt Dough seal pup by Swadloon Japanese exercise books by nekogriz Cow by WollMia Sock Owls by zippybluedwarf Needle Felted Carrot Cake Miniature by Poopycakes-makes Triple Scoop by Brookette Abstract Batik by Lavinark Tall ship - stormy seas by rschuch Cookies Buttons by Vissyscrafts Handmade sketchbook by freawyn Bird Skull Bleach Art by Madame-mari-mortem Near Death Experience by Melhyria Tetris Sonobe Cube by ginger-paw Owl mask by rainboww-horror Amethyst pendant by MermaidsTreasury Easter Egg Basket by Chromodoris where little buttons come from by jhingh Little death eraser stamp by AnneKo grumpy snowmen by Lamorien Unusual dreamcatcher by alena-light Bookmark+Bracelet by Lamorien Buttons by Itti Chocolate-covered mandarin parts by Engelina-c ...Is Where The Heart Is by ldhenson Modular Origami Hydra Dragon by darkelite9 Purple Teru by DirtScraps Affection by PeryB Spider's Sift 2 by Mkwa Random Purple Monster Magnet by Madelei Stone Face Half Mask by Avaruus Awake the Somnambulist by leodragon42 Soda-Tag book-mark by Emmi-Kat A Little Taste Of Fantasy by Bisko-chan Antlered Wolf Mask by Madelei The "other" gingerbread by Saerileth form and chaos shirt by CentiumCuspis




Get Crafting!

Now it's your turn to get crafting!

Every Friday I'll update this journal to feature our member's creations.

To submit your creations:
:bulletgreen: Go to the ArtisanCraft homepage, click on "Faves" (down along the left), click [Link] (CCC 38- The Challenge You Missed)  (along the left side), then click the "Suggest a Favorite" button (top right), and you're in!

If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions about the monthly Creative Craft Challenge, this craft, or anything else, please feel free to comment here, on the Creative Craft Challenge of the Month blog, or by sending me a note to me, Animus-Panthera.

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Tatuko Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for accepting me ! ^^
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cysir Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014  New member Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Hello, everyone!
Let's make it short and sweet: are there any good plushie tutorials out there? Like, the basics, from pattern to stuffing. Anything, really.

Longer story: I really want to make a little doll of Fiona the Human (Adventure Time genderbent) for my friend. I'm not sure what I want the size to be - I was originally thinking hand-sized, but if bigger is easier? then I'm all for it!

Thank you for reading! :dummy:
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TheSilverCaribou Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks for letting me in. :)
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mihijime Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Mihijime's 3rd Annual Christmas Giveaway!! by mihijime  
:star::star::star: Win a FREE PLUSHIE & more!!! :star::star::star:
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SakuraSculpture Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
How can i join!mi would love to!
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Cayca Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
You have "join" button on the left side of our main page, but you probably won't see it if you are entering via phone so make sure you enter via computer.
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SakuraSculpture Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Sorry, i missed the join button ^^; Thank you ^^
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ValerieJoyLauria Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for accepting me!! I have submitted 2 pieces.  Thank you again!
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GemDeDude Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014   Artisan Crafter
Hi, I'm having a giveaway with 5 pendants. ^_^ Can you feature it in your next article, please?

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GemDeDude Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014   Artisan Crafter
Well looks like my PM expired. :lol: Here's the link gemdedude.deviantart.com/art/G… .
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