Sunday, 4 March 2012

March Challenge

Hello everyone, the last month seems to have flown by and already we are in March and hopefully for some of us, the promise of Spring so what better for a theme than:


************Springtime************

As always you can create whatever you like providing we can see a bit of Springtime in your make, be it the fresh colours of the season, flowers or even Easter cards..

The normal rules apply:

* You can enter up to three times.
* Use any make of stamp.
* Entries using a Penny Black stamp will be eligible for an extra prize draw.
* All entries will be eligible for our "In the Spotlight" feature.
* No digi images allowed.

* This challenge will close at midnight on 27th March.


Now for the best bit, all the lovely prizes on offer and this month we have a real star prize from a brand new sponsor HiFi Tower who are offering one of thier fabulous magnifying craft lamps as a prize.

Here's a little bit about them: HiFi-Tower is an online shop based in the UK. We sell all sorts of consumer electronics, along with home appliances for your house and garden! This magnifying desk lamp is very popular for crafting and useful for detailed work.

And of course our very own Penny Black who have just launched their Full of Surprises collection which are now in the stores (and there is one as a prize this month) along with the London Collection launched a few weeks ago, check them out here:


As usual, three prizes on offer from Penny Black........................

Another new sponsor this month who we are really pleased to welcome Addicted to Stamps, do check our the store as they have some fabulous stamps and loads of other inspirational and unusual goodies.


They are offering one lucky winner a $15 voucher to spend at their store.



And of course Sir Stampalot our regular sponsor for the winning entry using a Penny Black stamp are offering this cute stamp as a prize. Their delivery of the new collection Penny Black stamps have already arrived in store, along with new released from Woodware, Magnolia and the latest Magnolia magazine which is flying off the shelves. You can find all the new releases from all the major companies here..........
Now for some inspiration and this month we welcome Helene, one of my lovely Allsorts teamies as our Guest Designer this month who had made this adorable card for us..............



Brenda

Both above stamps from the brand new Full of Surprises releases



And my wonderful Design Team have as always come up with some fabulous inspiration, please do pop along to their individual blogs and show them so love................
Clare
 

 
Lynn

Mervi


 


Thanks from all the Penny Black and More team for joining in this month and good luck.

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43 comments:

Neha Jain said...

is it a must to use a stamp???
pls mail me the answer to this query :)

scrappymo! said...

Great job by the design team!

Leikkaan Mervi said...

Yes you must use a stamp, no digi-images!
Hope you can join in the Penny Black and more challenge;-))m

~ Kendra ~ said...

Beautiful DT samples!!

Margaret said...

I have tried to upload 3 times without success will come back later and try again.
Margaret M

Shelly said...

Thanks for another great challenge... you've inspired me to get out my PB stamps! Shelly x

walchowDesign said...

Hi Brenda,

I was just testing Mr.Linky but this time I managed to link it but no pic. If this card is not qualified, please delete it!

Christine said...

Gorgeous DT inspiration great chall thanks

smiles Christine x

~ Kendra ~ said...

Great challenge! Love the beautiful inspiration from the DT!!

Darnell J Knauss said...

I've just found you! I made a card last night to post to the PB Saturday challenge and just missed it, so I'm delighted to find you to showcase my spring Mom's Day card. Thank you so much!

Loreal Blondi said...

I coudn't do the right thing with my card and the thumnail-thing.... sorry. Hope you can find my card anyway!

chilli pip said...

Hi I am also having trouble loading my image ...any advise?

Little K Smith said...

Gorgeous work from the DT and a lovely challenge too :)
Kelly.x

Greta said...

Just found your site thanks to Sue (scrumplescrunch) & hope to enter your contests as Penny Black is one of my favorite companies. Lovely inspiration from the DT!

mueppi said...

Great inspirations by DT!
Hugs Gisela

Izzwizz said...

Ah just love the springtime - great challenge :-) Maddy x

KraftyKaren said...

Fab challenge - I love making spring themed cards.

Super work from the design team.

Karen x

Jane said...

Hi Mr Linky does not seem to be working at all.....I have tried several times this afternoon and my card will not upload..
This is my link to my card here
http://jane-janesjournal.blogspot.com/2012/03/hopping-through-march.html
I shall try again tomorrow but can I ask if there is a problem as I see someone else had problems? Thanks so much,
Jane x

Jane said...

I finally managed to link up my post this evening using the image URL of my card instead...phew! Great to have finally been able to join the fun! I do hope my other attempts don't show up..please delete them if they do! Thanks for a great challenge.
Jane x

Fluffles said...

Major problems getting a pic uploaded Brenda - so I've given up! My entry was there but just showing that blue thingy! Went back to try & sort it, but now I've gone completely! Will try again but don't hold out any hope! Thanks for visiting my blog, Jx

Bhavana said...

Hi i tried uploading the image no success.. will try later

Jenny said...

Thanks for the challenge - Image just would not upload :-(

Jane said...

Hi with the problems I had Mr Linky uploading my card he also seems to have linked an old post! Please can you delete No 123 - sorry,
Jane x

snailzpace said...

lovely DT spring cards!
linda

Karen said...

Gorgeous - gorgeous cards from the DT!!! :0)
And a lovely challenge theme too! Smiles.xx

Greta said...

So glad I found out about your challenge, as Penny Black is one of my favorite companies! Thanks for all the inspiration!

silkeshimazu said...

Wonderful cards from the DT!

Shelly said...

Great challenge, just perfect for using my new PB stamp! Great DT cards, thanks, Shelly x

EELS said...

Great challenge in time for Easter

Whisper said...

In case my link, doesn't work, as i've tried once already, with no luck !! here it is :

http://whisperscards.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/jump-for-joy.html

Luv Sam x

Marjo said...

Oops, sorry I used a digi.
xoxo Marjo

May said...

Thank you for the challenge, Great work by the DT Team,I hope my link works ok, Hugs May X
http://mayshappydaze.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/challenge-card_21.html

May said...

Have tried to upload again 5 times now!!! it wont???? Just loaded the same card on penny black saturday no problems ist time???? what a shame I love this challenge Hugs May x x Left my link on the above comment, Hugs May x x x x x

Little K Smith said...

Beautiful inspiration from the DT and a lovely challenge too :)
Kelly.x

Pauline C said...

Hi sorry there seems to be a problme with Mr Linky - think it has linked my card but no pic :-( Guess you will jsut have to visit if you want to see it ;-)
hugs
pauline x

Aly said...

Today i entered my third card.
Thanks for this lovely challenge!

Greetings from Aly

Jessica said...

So happy to join in the fun for the March challenge. Lovely, really really, lovely examples from the DT!!!
:O)
Jessica S

The Very Hungry Carderpillar said...

Just uploaded 3 cards to my first challenge ever!

Great for trying something different and some fab prizes too!

Pearl said...

Thank you for this challenge! Great cards by all your DT!
Love pearl x

Pearl said...

Thank you for this challenge! Great cards by all of your DT!
Love Pearl x

Unknown said...

There are some fab cards by the design team! Great challenge.

the pony girl said...

Hi...we are number 213 and our image is showing up as cropped. Can we remove it and start over? Or somehow go in to resize it?

Cath Wilson said...

A wonderful theme and a great challenge. Thank you so much for the inspiration! Cath W x

 
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