Thursday, 18 April 2019

Spring in full swing

Good morning, we have some more inspiration for our current 'Spring' theme which runs until Wednesday 1st May so if you have not already joined in there is plenty of time to do so to be in with a chance of winning one of the super prizes on offer.

I am also excited to welcome a new member to the team Kath, many of you will already know her and her love of Penny Black stamps as she has been a Guest Designers from our sister challenge Allsorts over the past couple of years, so please join me in giving her a big welcome.

Brenda
Using Penny Black 40-675 Together and 30-433 Be
Using Penny Black 2666K Blush and 51-008 Bashful
Ellie
Using Penny Black 2557K What a Spring and 51026 Pinwheel Die Set
Using Penny Black 2563H Bunny Kiss and 2851B Happy
Kath
Using Penny Black 40-668 Flutterby
Using Penny Black 30-415 Garden Charmers and 30-419 Happy Wishes.
Using Penny Black 2561H Bunny Talk! and 2851B Happy
Lynn
Using Penny Black 30-155 Blooming Garden and 3626E ...In my Thoughts
Using Penny Black 4067K Bunny Bouquet

Myself and the team would like to wish you all a Happy Easter.
 
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Sunday, 7 April 2019

April - Springtime

Good morning and welcome to our April challenge and this month we have a very seasonal theme for you of......................
******Spring******

It's such a lovely time of year and we hope you will join us in celebrating this beautiful season and share all your hand stamped creations.

Please ensure you check our challenge rules here before entering, it may save you embarrassment and make sure your entry receives comments from the team and is entered into the prize draw: We run our challenge for fun in our spare time. It is your responsibility if entering to make sure you check our challenge rules, it is not our responsibility to read your posts and remind you if you fail to comply. If you do not follow the rules we will simply ignore your entry.
Explore the creative world of Penny Black and see for yourself why our rubber stamps, stickers, beautiful papers for Scrapbooking, Cardmaking and Stamp Crafting are everyone’s favourites. Our products are designed to integrate style and colour for creating the best handicraft projects ever.

So here are our lovely prizes and the first three are as usual from Penny Black.................
Image result for penny black love life 40-434 crafts u love                                     
We also have a very pretty stamp from Woodware with a Spring feel to it and there is also a stamps from Rare Earth from their latest releases so no photo as yet.................

And now for some inspiration from the Design Team who have clearly enjoyed creating for the theme and first up is Wendy our Guest Design from Allsorts.......

Using Penny Black 40-286 Jubilant
Brenda
Using Penny Black 3096F Host of Golden Daffodils, 3381K Aspire, 40-378 Daffodil Dance
Ellie
Using Penny Black 1442J Sweet Talk, 1927K Bunny Friends and 30032 Enjoy Life
Using Penny Black 30-415 Garden Charmers and 30-419 Happy Wishes.
Using Penny Black 3109F Plimsoll Pete, 30-021 Garden Friends and 25-020 Petite Blossoms
Lynn
Using Penny Black 30-155 Blooming Garden and 30-280 A Sweet Day
Mervi
Using Penny Black 40-015 You Are The Bestest
Tracy
Is on a break

 
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Friday, 5 April 2019

March winners

Morning Peeps, time to announce the winners of our 'Going Round in Circles' theme, it was slow going to start with but once it got going we had some super entries and some really interesting circle cards, coins and ways of incorporating them into your work.

So here we go with the winners and first up the three prizes from Penny Black............................
Lynne
Helen
Valerija
The winner of the voucher from Lost Coast.............................

Gerrina
And finally the die from Tattered Lace...................

Jan

Well done to you all, please mail me by Thursday 11th April so I can arrange for you to receive your prizes and so collect our winners badge to display on your own blogs.

Please pop back Sunday when we will have a new challenge with more super prizes.
 
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Monday, 18 March 2019

Circles of inspiration

Morning everyone and what better way to start the week than with some Penny Black inspiration following our 'Going Round in Circles' theme.

The challenge runs until 3rd April so there is still plenty of time to join in for a chance to win one of the fab prizes on offer.

Brenda
Using Penny Black 4383K First Dance, 2666J Blush and 2695J Dance, Sing, Love (again!)
Using Penny Black 2886K Bibliophile
Using Penny Black 30-150 Chick to Chick
Leanne
Using Penny Black 40-059 Easter March. 
Using Penny Black 30-052 Make a Wish
Lynn
Using Penny Black 30-013 Critter Party, 30-3050 Smile all Day and 30-107 Summer Fun
Mervi
Using Penny Black 40-301 Me and My Bunny
 
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Sunday, 3 March 2019

March - Going round in circles

Good morning everyone, welcome to our March challenge and this month we are.......

********Going round in Circles********

Simple as that, circle cards or cards with circle elements on them such as die cut mats and layers, but more than just a circle for a moon or sun mind you as that will not be sufficient. We hope you will enjoy the theme and look forward to seeing all your had stamped artwork.

Please ensure you check our challenge rules here before entering, it may save you embarrassment and make sure your entry receives comments from the team and is entered into the prize draw: We run our challenge for fun in our spare time. It is your responsibility if entering to make sure you check our challenge rules, it is not our responsibility to read your posts and remind you if you fail to comply. If you do not follow the rules we will simply ignore your entry.

Explore the creative world of  Penny Black and see for yourself why our rubber stamps, stickers, beautiful papers for Scrapbooking, Cardmaking and Stamp Crafting are everyone’s favourites. Our products are designed to integrate style and colour for creating the best handicraft projects ever.

The new releases from Penny Black are winging their way across the pond and there will be some  among this months prizes                                             

We are thrilled to welcome Lost Coast designs as a sponsor this month who are offering a lucky winner a $10 store voucher.
Lost Coast are a rubber stamp company offering a sophisticated line of unique vintage, collage, shrine, angel and other images to excite your creative impulses.

TATTERED LACE - A LITTLE BIT DITSY LEAVES -  ETL248  BNIP

And one further prize of a pretty Tattered Lace leaf dies set.

We welcome Kath from our sister challenge Allsorts as our Guest Designer this month with this pretty blue creation........

Using Penny Black 40517 Felicity 

And some more inspiration from the Design Team...................

Brenda
Using Penny Black 40-597 Spontaneous Joy and 30-419 Happy Wishes
Daniela
Using Penny Black 2556J Love Bubbles
Using Penny Black 30-344 Sunny Wishes and 30-283 Snippets
Leanne
Using Penny Black 40-587 Young Love and 30-416 Happy Thoughts.
Linda
Using Penny Black 30-273 Furry Affection
Lynn
Using Penny Black 3853F Too Many, 4260K Tres Chic, 4164K A Rose, 30-097 Hello Gorgeous
and 40-239 Silhouettes
Mervi
Using Penny Black 40-527 Purr-fect!
Tracy
Is taking a break but is still very much a part of our team

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

 
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