Sunday, 5 August 2018

August challenge - I Spy

Good morning and welcome to our August challenge ansd this month our theme is..............

****I spy with my little eye something beginning with 'B'****

Lots of possibilities here and you can include as many or few 'B's' as you want, but please do tell us what your 'B's are. As always you can use any make of stamp and enter up to three times, but we must see hand stamping as the focal element of your artwork, this means:

Stamping must be the central point of attention and interest

The one exception is Penny Black Stickeroos, but strictly no digi images. 

As always some lovely prizes to be won and first up Penny Black


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.
  
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Crafts U Love join us again offering a £15 store voucher, they are one of the few companies in the UK to carry a range of Penny Black products.

                                     

Crafts U Love  was formed in 2001 by Paul Baughton and Jenny Baughton. They are one of the largest stockist in the UK of die cutting and rubber stamp products as well as a wide range of general card making and scrapbooking products.

And an Inkylicious Anemone stamp (sorry no photo)           

Our first Guest Designer this month is Joan who the team selected from last months Penny Black entries, she has created a really beautiful floral card for us......

B" is for Botanical, Butterfly and Blue

And our second Guest Designer is Kath, my teame mate from our Sister challenge Allsorts...........

"B" is for Blossoms, Birds and Birdhouse

And here are the creations from the Design Team...........

Using Penny Black 2666K Blush, 4184K Rosa, 30-419 Happy Wishes and 51-008 Bashful
"B" is for Blooms, Butterfly and Bricks
Using Penny Black 3937H Birds on a Wire, 30-251 Natures Gifts, 30-300 Happy Notes and 40-567 Restful
"B" is  for Birds, branches and buds
Daniela
Using Penny Black 2886K Bibliophile
"B" is for Books and Blue
Ellie
Using Penny Black 30-337 Party Friends and 30-104 Sweet Wishes
"B" is for Blue Bicycle, Bows and Banners
Leanne
Using Penny Black 30-416 Happy Thoughts, 40-571 Feathers and Twigs, 40-340 Etched Branches and 51-397 Antique Frame
"B" is for Blue Tit, Branches, Brambles, Blue and Brown

Linda
Using Penny Black 2061K Balloon Madness and 30-104 Sweet Wishes
"B" is for Bright, Bouncing Balloons
Lynn
Using Penny Black 30-155 Blooming Garden
"B" is for Blooms and Butterfly
Mervi
Using Penny Black 40-576 Bells and Berries
"B" is for Bells and Berries
Susan
Using Penny Black 40-088 Little Elf Finn
'B' is for Bauble and Blue
Tracy
Is taking a break

Now it's over to you and we look forward to seeing all your creations.


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Friday, 3 August 2018

July winners

Morning Peeps, time to annouce the winners of our 'Things with Wings' theme, a quiet month so I am guessing that like me many of you found it a tad too hot for crafting, but there were still some super entries and our thank to all of those who joined in.

First up the winners of the prizes from Penny Black............

No 10 Julie

No 46 Gail

No 6 Netty
The prize from Marianne Designs...........
No 12 Alice

The £15 voucher from Stamp Addicts

No 31 Sally

Well done to you all, please mail me with our full names and postal addresses so I can arrange for you to receive your prizes. Any prizes unclaimed by Thursday 9th August will be re-drawn.


As usual the Design Team have been keeping an eye on the entries using Penny Black stamps and would like to invite Helen, entry no 11 to join us as our September Guest Designer, please mail me Helen so I call you all about that months theme.

I will be back on Sunday with our new challenge.

Monday, 23 July 2018

Comments on third party host entries

As we are seeing an increase in entries using third party hosts such as Pinterest, Instagram, Google+ and Facebook I thought I should remind you that those entries may not receive comments as Design Team members are not all registered with those hosts.

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

More Wings and Things

Good morning, just popping in with some mid month inspiration for our current 'Things with Wings' theme and again the Design Team have been inking up the Butterflies, Birds and other winged creatures to share with you.

As always there are some super prizes on offer so we do hope you will join in the fun.

Brenda
Using Penny Black 40-597 Spontaneous Joy, 30-116 Social Butterfly and 30-419 Happy Wishes
Using Penny Black 2243K Bee Costume
Using Penny Black 4182K Butterfly Suite and 30-297 Sprinkles and Smiles
Leanne
Using Penny Black 30-416 Happy Thoughts and 30-095 Flower Festival.
Linda
Using Penny Black 30-008 Every Which Way
Lynn
Using Penny Black 30-016 12 Days of Christmas
Mervi
Using Penny Black 30-148 Butterfly Symphony
Tracy
Tracy is taking a break

Sunday, 1 July 2018

July - Things with Wings

Good morning and welcome to our July challenge and this month we would like to see.............

********Things with Wings********

Lots of choices here, Butterflies, Bees, Fairies, Birds, the choice is yours but please note that a small punched Butterfly added as an after though will not suffice to fit the theme, it must be part of your artwork design.

As always you can use any make of stamp and enter up to three times, but we must see hand stamping as the focal element of your artwork, this means:

Stamping must be the central point of attention and interest

The one exception is Penny Black Stickeroos, but strictly no digi images.

As always we have lots of wonderful prizes to be won starting with three from  Penny Black..........


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.           

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 Next up is Marianne Design who always offer a lovely prize of their unique products ................


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.


Stamp Addicts is a family run business based in Bedfordshire and have been in business since 1992. We have watched the popularity of rubber stamping and all papercrafts steadily increase over time and now manufacture our own branded rubber stamps which frequently feature on Hochanda TV as well as craft shows across the UK. The prize is a £15 store vocuher.

Now for some inspiration from the team who have as always been busy creating........................                     
Brenda
Using Penny Black 3819D Polka Wings, 2695J Dance, Sing, Love and 40-613 Parade of Flowers
Using Penny Black 40-611 Songbird and 30-419 Happy Wishes
Using Penny Black 4132K Perils of Love

Ellie
Using Penny Black 30-032 Enjoy Life

Leanne
Using Penny Black 30-416 Happy Thoughts, 30-095 Flower Festival and 30-352 Animal Wisdom.
Linda
Using Penny Black 40-426 Garland Pixie
Lynn
Using Penny Black 30-300 happy notes
Mervi
Using Penny Black 40-099 Soft Wings, 1-010 Delicate Wings, 51-340 Dream Big
and 80-009 Painted Blooms

Susan
Using Penny Black 2243K Bee Costume, 1073E Bee-u-tifil Day, 
51-110 Flicker and Flutter, 80-008 Gentle Whisper
Using Penny Black 30-151 Fairy Sweet


Those leaving a comment on any post on this blog or entering a piece of artwork into Inlinkz do so in the knowledge that their name and blog link are visible to all who visit this blog and in so doing have published their own personal details and consented to our use of that personal information should it be selected as a winner or accredited work. You can read Inlinkz Privacy Policy here.

 
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