Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Get Ready for Christmas - November edition


Hi everyone.
Mel here with the last Get Ready for Christmas Challenge for the year.
This is the time to try and get some more Christmas cards done!
DT have loved doing this challenge and has helped us 
get our Christmas cards ready, I hope it has for you too.

We have a fabulous sponsor they are:

Bugaboo Stamps

Prize - choice of 4 digi stamps

Here are the DT's fabulous creations:

Isobel      Ho Ho 




CraftyGirl - AV Deer



Head over to our sponsors' page to see their great products. 
Please read the challenge rules. No back dating and 
you can link up your project below.

The challenge ends 28th November.
Have fun and thank you for welcoming me this year and 
making this a great experience; can't wait for next year.  


Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Winner - winner - turkey dinner!

Hi everyone, Doris here with the winners of the
Winter Sparkle challenges

First, great big thank you's to our sponsors
 Lunagirl  

and


Our first winner is #43 Julie from Pumpkin Belly Cards

Julie has won a $15 gift certificate to

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Our second winner is Tilly from Tillys Crafty Corner

Tilly has won her choice of 2 digi stamps from 

Congratulations to our winners and
thanks to everyone who played along with us.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Let's Be Thankful!

Hi everyone, Doris here with our next weekly 
challenge.  Our new theme is
Let's Be Thankful

The U.S. will be celebrating Thanksgiving next week, and
there is so much to be grateful for.  Your project doesn't have to
reflect Thanksgiving, but should either say
Thankful or reflect being thankful.

We're happy to welcome a new sponsor this week

Prize - $10 coupon to store

Mel - Thanksgiving





Mel and I had loads of fun working with the image packs from
Pretty Graphik Designs and hope you'll check out their
shop which is filled with great images!

Now it's your turn, let's see what you're thankful for.
This challenge is open until November 21, and please
remember to follow our simple rules.
Happy Crafting!









Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Winter Sparkle

Good morning everyone Carole here today to 
launch our new weekly Challenge 
Winter Sparkle. 

It's great to be back as I've not been around 
much lately, I've been away on my holidays in Florida for five weeks!
If you are making Christmas cards, then this is a great challenge 
to enter to build up your stocks its nor many weeks away now.

We have a great sponsor this time

Prize - choice of 2 digi stamps .


If you have not used All Dressed Up Stamps 
before its worth taking a look and they have some fab 
Christmas Designs as well.

The Design Team have been busy creating some 
cards to inspire you using some of the great 
Christmas Images, so here they are.






Well aren't they just gorgeous? Its over to you all now to get 
out that Winter Sparkle stash and amaze us with your fabulous creations.

Just remember these few simple rules 
-All projects must be made by you during the time this challenge runs
-you can submit up to 3 projects
-no back dating please
-link your blog post to our challenge

    This challenge is open until the 14th November  

    Happy Crafting everyone Carole and the Crafting by Designs Team

    Wednesday, November 1, 2017

    November Anything Goes

    Hello Everyone,
    Rene here with the monthly Anything Goes Challenge.
    This year is really rushing along,
    but it is great to be creative and inspire you.
    Our fabulous sponsor this month is:

    Di's Digis       

    The winner will receive $12 voucher to their store!


    Our lovely DT played with images and papers from their stash.
    What a fabulous selection of cards!

    Mel - Alicia Bel - Poppy

    Aurora Wings - Girl Flower Butterfly




    CraftyGirl - "Holly Pudding" by Di's Digis

    Isobel

    Now it is up to you to join in the challenge.

    Please read the challenge rules. No back dating and you can 
    link up your project below.

    The challenge ends 25th November 2017.

    Have fun!

    Thursday, October 26, 2017

    October Anything Goes winners!

    Hi everyone, Doris here with the winner of the
     October Anything Goes challenge.

    Thank you to our always generous sponsors
    Star Stampz  

    Sparkle N'Sprinkle


    Our first winner is 
    #68 Tracy from Stuff N Thingz
    Just Sitting Here Thinking Of You Cat Card | Tracy Marie Lewis | www.stuffnthingz.com

    Tracy has won her choice of 3 images from 
    Star Stampz  


    Our second winner is 
    #108 Caroline from Caroline's Creaties

    Caroline has won a $15 certificate to 
    Sparkle N'Sprinkle

    Congratulations to our winners and thanks to 
    everyone who played along with us!


    Winner - Halloween challenge

    Hi everyone, Doris here with the winner of the
    Halloween challenge.

    Thank you to our always generous sponsor

    Our winner this week is 
    #10 Nicola from Amehyst Lily Designs
    Our winner this week is 
    #10 Nicola from Amehyst Lily Designs

    Nicola has won a $20 gift certificate to
     Ike's Art

    Congratulations to our winner and thanks to 
    everyone who played along with us!

    Winner - Sketch challenge

    Hi everyone, Doris here with the winner of the
     Sketch challenge.

    Thank you to our always generous sponsor

    Our winner is #1 Bev from Bev's Creative Path


    Bev has won her choice of 3 images from 
    QKR Stampede 

    Congratulations to our winner and thanks to 
    everyone who played along with us!

    Wednesday, October 25, 2017

    Get Ready for Christmas October Edition

    Hello Everyone
    Rene here with another challenge.

    This is our regular Get Ready for Christmas Challenge.
    If you took part every month, you will be quite ready for the Christmas season,
    if not, here is another chance to get a few cards ready.
    Time is running out, in 2 months time it is Christmas!

    Our fabulous sponsor this month is:

     Lunagirl  

    Prize - $15 gift certificate to store

    The DT had a chance to play and make some fabulous projects to inspire you.
    We could all use Blue Christmas 
    It was kindly supplied by the Sponsor.


    Mel 



    Rene









    Doris

    We would like to spare a thought for Julia on our DT in Puerto Rico.
    She is well but they still are trying to cope with the devastation.

    Onto the challenge.
    Come join in the fun!
    You have until 31 October to submit your project


    Wednesday, October 18, 2017

    It's Halloween!

    Hi everyone, Doris here stepping in for our DT member
    Julia today.  Julia and her family live in Puerto Rico
    which was devastated by hurricanes Irma and Marie.  
    We're happy to report that Julia and her family are safe
    but a very long way from back to normal, so
    please keep her in your thoughts and prayers.

    This week's challenge is all about
    Halloween!  Let's see those projects and have some fun.

    Thank you to our sponsor
    Prize - $20 gift certificate to store

    And now for some inspiration from the Design Team

    Isobel using  Kt trick or treat



    Mel  using MEOWLOWEEN



    Doris  using  Spooky House

    Now it's your turn.  Remember to follow our rules - we 
    can't wait to see what you make!
    Happy Crafting

    Wednesday, October 11, 2017

    Sketch Challenge

    Hello!
    It's me, Sharon and I am hosting this week's weekly Challenge. It's a very simple one, a SKETCH CHALLENGE. The sketch is pictured below. You can turn, flip, reverse anything you'd like, but your creation must follow the sketch.

    Our very generous sponsor for the challenge is QKR Stampede and the prize is your choice of 3 digi images. Pretty cool, huh?
    Head over to our sponsor and show them a little love.


    Prize - choice of 3 digi images
      
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    And now a little Sketch inspiration from our design team.



    Rene - Leaf






    CraftyGirl - The Perfect Christmas Tree





    We are so excited to see your interpretation of the sketch.
    Remember to read the rules of the challenge as they have changed.
    Remember no back dating and link up your project with Mr. Linky Below.

    The challenge will remain open through October 17th.

    Thanks for joining us this week! We can't wait to see what you make!