Sunday, 12 October 2014

Penny Black candy event

The main Penny Black prize for one very lucky winner, Christmas stamps, design papers, stencil, die and ribbons

A very warm welcome to our special October prize candy event.

As you can see as you scroll down this post we have some wonderful prizes to be won and entering couldn't be easier, all you need to do to be in with a chance of winning is:
  • Be a follower of our challenge blog.
  • Add our candy logo above to your sidebar with a link back here
  • Register for free with the Penny Black Club - essential for all us Penny Black fans as we are among the first to know about new releases, news from Penny Black and so much more.
  • Leave us a comment on this post as the winners will be selected from those names.
  • And to be eligible for a further bonus prize 'Like' Penny Black on Facebook here and leave a comment. And if you would like to share as well that would be wonderful, here is the bonus prize.......
  • In additional some of the Design Team have extra goodies to give away on their own blogs and those doing so will pick a winning name on 26th October. Here are the links to the individual DT blogs so please do pop along to visit them.

Here are some more prizes from some of our regular sponsors which will go to four more lucky winners, all of whom will be drawn by Randon Org., from all of those leaving a comment on this post.

Two sets of sentiment dies from  All Occasion Dies by Robert Addams

Stickeroos from Penny Black

Ultimate Adhesive kit from Stix2

Collection of ribbons from Crafty Ribbons

I do hope you will all join in the fun and don't forget our October Get Ahead for Christmas Challenge is still running here where there are some great prizes on offer.

Sunday, 5 October 2014

October challenge - Get ahead for Christmas

Welcome to our October challenge plus some exciting news which I will tell you about right away. 

As well as our October challenge we are going to be having a fab candy giveaway later this month, in fact there will be quite a few prizes to be won, so we would love it if you can help us spread the word by sharing the logo below on your own blogs and linking it back here so everyone can join in the fun. I will be back bright and early on 12th October with more news, prizes and how to enter.

Now for our October theme which is..................

******Get ahead for Christmas******

I know lots of you are already well into your Christmas cards and others like me need a gentle nudge so it's the perfect opportunity to join in. Usual rules apply, you can enter up to three times, combine with other challenges, use any make of stamp, but no digi images and we must see some stamping as the focal element of our work. Any entries failing to meet the rules may still receive comments from the DT but will not be eligible for the prizes on offer.

Again lots of awesome prizes from our wonderful sponsors and don't forget that every month the Design Team select one person from entries using a Penny Black stamp to join us as a Guest Designer..............

Penny Black invite you to explore their creative world and see for yourself why their rubber stamps, stickers, beautiful papers for scrapbooking, cardmaking and stamp crafting are everyone’s favourites. Their products are designed to integrate style and colour for creating the best handicraft projects ever. They also have a great club here, membership is free and you will be one of the first to know all the latest news from Penny Black. Three lovely Christmas stamps to help you along your way................

Marianne Design is a Dutch owned craft manufacturer. The company was established in 1994 by Marianne Perlot and is based in the Netherlands. For years now, we develop all our products with much care and quality. We have a practical understanding of the needs of crafters, we integrate product development, design and customer service to bring fresh ideas and beautiful products to the craft industry. All to enable the consumer to make beautiful cards, scrapbooks and other projects and enjoy this wonderful hobby. We produce a wide range of products which represent a complete concept of paper crafts. There are different lines of stamps and dies with matching papers and materials to decorate your card or scrap. Products are chosen carefully for mixing and matching and stimulating creativity. A surprise gift from Marianne Designs.

Nicecrane Designs offer a huge range of high quality Vintage inspired design sheets and images to create and compliment all your crafting projects from cardmaking to scrapbooking. Designs range from Vintage fashion and animals to well known children's characters such as Peter Rabbit and The Water Babies with new images being added to the range on a monthly basis. A $20 store voucher for designs of winners choice.

FlonzCraftn are a small family-owned design and craft company from New Zealand, a very small country where all people are great neighbours. We work hard for our work and store philosophy to reflect that in our company. We will never be ashamed of our products. Our main goal is making and selling rubber and clear stamps and we have and unique collection of stamps that you can not find anything else. A $20 store voucher for stamps if winners choice.

We welcome another of our Allsorts teamies Wendy and a Guest Designer this month, here is her lovely Christmas Card.........

And here are the cards the Design Team have created to inspire you.............

Using Penny Black 4104 Christmas Star and 30-140 Christmas Cheer

Using Penny Black 4116H A wonderful Christmas, 40-082 Twirls and
Nicecrane Victorian Birds Robin

using Penny Black No. 4284K Chill Day

Using Penny Black cold nose warm heart 30-129

Using PB 3766J Royal Mail

an easel card using Penny Black "winter pine 40-348"

Using Penny Black (from left to right) 'Happy And Cool 4003H', 'Holly-Jolly 30-039 (transparent set)', 'Warm & Cold 3260H' and the one in the background 'Snowy 1573C'

Using Penny Black 40-159 Dashing Through Snow

Penny Black A Thorny Affair 4092K

Using Penny Black 40-007 Caroling Trio, Flonz Christmas Sentiment,

Happy crafting and myself and the Design Team look forward to seeing all your wonderful entries.

Friday, 3 October 2014

September winners

Good morning, it's time to announce our September winners and also thank you for your wonderful Autumnal creations, you really did embrace the theme with some stunning entries. So here are the winners as selected by Ramdom Org.,

The prizes from Penny Black.........

Ribbons from Crafty Ribbons..........

Voucher from Yours and Mine Papercrafts................

The voucher from FlonzCraft is Annie................

Well done to you all, please mail me with your full names and postal addresses so I can get your prizes in the post to you. Any prizes unclaimed by 10th November will be re-drawn and winners notified by blog comment or e.mail.

And the design team have cast their votes and we would like Helen to join us as our November Guest Designer, please mail me so I can tell you more about the theme for that month.

I will be back on Sunday with our new challenge plus some exciting news....................

Thursday, 18 September 2014

Mid month inspiration

Morning Peeps, just popping in with some mid month inspiration for our September Autumn theme. Still pletny of time to enter for a chance to win one of the great prizes on offer, you can check them all our in the post below.

So here is what the design team have made to share with you.................

Using Penny Black 1483E Cherish Yesterday, 3381K Aspire, 3948K Fireworks, 40-169 Diamond Pattern, 40-282 Twirls and 51008 Bashful die

Using Penny Black scary halloween 30-076 

Using PB 30-103 wishes and butterflies from Flonzcraft

Penny Black's "sunny pair 40-312"

Using Penny Black - Clearly In Love 30-009 and Sentiment / Salutations 30-014

Using Penny Black Thinking of you - 0579K

Using Penny Black Acrobat 3976K

Happy crafting and good luck.

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