Saturday, 25 June 2011

Week #161 - 25th June - Sponsored by The Craft Barn

It's Saturday! so time for another sketch challenge :)

This weeks challenge is sponsored by our regular sponsor

The Craft Barn


"We are a UK based business selling a wide range of craft supplies including stamps, dies and embossing folders, punches, an extensive range of items to alter and decorate and much more for your scrapbooking and card making projects. We are committed to providing the best, most up to date craft products at great prices, coupled with first class service.


Some of the leading companies that we stock include Stamping Bella, Ranger, Tim Holtz, Crafty Individuals, Martha Stewart, Katzelkraft stamps, Nestabilities, Craftwork Cards, Copic Pens, House Mouse, Viva D├ęcor, Eco Green crafts and Cosmic Shimmer to name but a few.


We are constantly adding new products to our range of craft supplies so be sure to add us to your browser favourites so you can pop back and see us."

The Craft Barn offer a wide range of goodies for all crafters from all things 'Cuttlebug' to grunge paper, from cottage cutz dies to cosmic shimmers, then there's your essentials like cardstock and papers and adhesives.

Not forgetting their HUGE stock of clear and rubber stamps to tantalise you!

There really is something for everyone :)

For all the latest products that have been added to the site PLEASE CLICK HERE, including their range of COPIC pens.

I want to tell you about 2 events that are going on at The Craft Barn in July...
2nd July - FREE Demo Day - with Di Oliver from Tando Creative, plus Carole Cann & Jane Collman
16th July - Courtyard Fun Day - free wine and beer tasting at the Homebrew shop, live music in the courtyard, special snacks at browsers, plus free craft demos in store with the Craft Barn house team


Sandy is offering this weeks winner a wonderful prize,
If you are our winner, you get to choose a Kanban clear stamp set worth £9.99
Yep, YOU pick which set you'd like :)
great eh?




Here is this weeks sketch...


Here is our lovely guest Louise's card:




Here are the amazing cards made by the Design Team...









Leonie











Thanks for joining us again this week.  To be in with a chance of winning the fab prize from The Craft Barn, please leave a DIRECT LINK to your creation with Mr. Linky below ......

Winner of challenge #160

The winner of last weeks challenge who wins ALL 3 SETS of swings and slides digi stamps courtesy of Pollycraft Designs is...

Jo! (Lost Your Mojo?)

with this very chic card...



Congratulations Jo! ... great name by the way ;)

Please EMAIL ME so that I can let Paula know where to send the images :)
Enjoy.

Jo xx

Saturday, 18 June 2011

Week #160 - 18th June - Sponsored by Pollycraft

Good morning everyone! :)
Here we are with another sketch challenge for you all,
and this week we are sponsored by Pollycraft


and the prize for one lucky winner is:
All 3 sets of Swings and Slides Digital Stamps
Thats 18 Stamps!



WOW! what an amazing prize!
Thank you Paula xx 

Have you seen the adorable NEW Spencer & Claudia digi stamps?
Like all Pollycraft images they are priced at just 99p each or you can buy all 6 images for just £4.00

If you're looking for an even bigger bargain, and want to get a head start on your christmas cards, why not take a look at their half price christmas images - just 49p each!

Not only is there a wide range of digis available, but you can also buy the lovely Sonny Honeycloud in clear rubber too :)

Perhaps you need to buy some Promarkers?
well they are available from Pollycraft as single pens (so you can choose exactly which colours you need), priced at just £1.65 each,
and if you live in the UK and spend over £10, postage is FREE!

Always a bargain to be had at Pollycraft!


So onto this weeks challenge, here is the sketch...


Here is our guest Louise's wonderful card:



and here are the fabulous creations made by the design team...



Leonie
Cazza

Jo using 'Maurice - Daddy Cool' by Pollycraft

Faye using 'My Ride' by Pollycraft



Paula using 'Hoppy Days' From Pollycraft

Please leave a DIRECT LINK to your challenge entry with Mr Linky, thank you...



Winner of challenge #159

The winner of a fabulous $25 shopping spree at  Simon Says Stamp is...


Pauline! (crafting with cotnob)

and here is her fabulous winning card...



Congratulations Pauline :)
Please EMAIL ME so that I can let you know how you can claim your prize. Thank you.
Happy Shopping!

Jo xx

Saturday, 11 June 2011

Week #159 - 11th June - Sponsored by Simon Says Stamp!

Good Morning everyone :)
This week's sketch challenge is sponsored by our regular sponsor,




"With over 100,000 items in stock, Simon is proud to offer the best selection of Rubber Stamps, Scrapbooking, Artist Trading Cards, Altered Art, and Paper Crafting Supplies in the world!"


To see all the latest products instore please click HERE

To see the exclusive Simon Says Stamp range, please click HERE

Not forgetting their HUGE Magnolia range HERE

All things Tim Holtz including newly released products can be found HERE

They have new Copic colours HERE

Did you know that SSS have e-gift cards too?
any amount from $5.00 - $100.00 is available, ideal to send to a crafty friend if you're unsure of what to buy them eh?



A very generous $25 gift certificate will be awarded to our lucky winner this week to spend on goodies in the SSS store!
Aren't SSS wonderful to sponsor us with such a generous prize each month?
Thank you Heidi & all at SSS xx



Here is this weeks sketch...



Our guest designer Louise's card:

such a beautiful card!

And here are this weeks fabulous cards by the Design Team,
and first... a spotlight on our new DT member Faye:


ooooh, I can almost smell the sea-breeze :)











WOW! *claps*






Leonie

Thank you so much for stopping by, we'd love to see what you make with this weeks sketch,
Please leave your DIRECT LINK to your challenge entry with Mr Linky...