Saturday 31 October 2009

Sketch #75 - 31st October - sponsored by The Craft Barn

Happy Halloween!
This weeks challenge is sponsored by The Craft Barn :)

Have you seen their new look site? it's awesome!! go check it out!
Do you need to shop for christmas craft stash?
You can check out their range of christmas related products HERE,
this section also includes brilliant items such as baubles, ornaments and even a wooden advent calendar for you to alter yourself to match your own decor, or how about making a wonderful personalised gift for a friend or family member eh?
These lovely alterable items can be found HERE.

Sandy would love to welcome you to The Craft Barn's Mini Craft Fest, on Saturday 7th November.
Mini Craft Fests are a one day event held in their shop and upstairs in their studio.
All details can be found by clicking HERE.

This week Sandy is offering a fab cuttlebug embossing folder with a Halloween theme...

and not only that.... there will be a surprise stamp included with the cuttlebug folder too ;)

Here is this weeks sketch...

Guest Designer - Anne
We would like to thank Anne for being our guest designer for the the month of October, her cards have been outstanding, and very inspirational i'm sure you will agree.
This weeks card is no exception, I love the extra embellishments she has used...

And here's this weeks work by our talented design team...



We would love it if you could make your card or project with a Halloween theme, but this is optional, you will still be eligible to enter for this weeks prize whatever theme you choose so long as you use this weeks sketch in your design.
Happy crafting! xx

winner of challenge #74

Many thanks to you all for joining in with our challenge last week.
The winner of the lovely Belles 'n' Whistles Stamp, kindly donated by Quixotic Paperie is...

(Pour some sugar on me)

Congratulations!! Please EMAIL ME with your full postal details so that I can pass your address onto Elaine, thank you :)

Saturday 24 October 2009

Sketch #74 - 24th October - sponsored by Quixotic Paperie

Hi everyone!
Don't you think the weeks are just flying by?
It's week 74 and time for a new challenge.
This weeks sponsor is the lovely Elaine from Quixotic Paperie.

Created to share a deep love for papercrafting, Quixotic Paperie is a treasure trove of products.

Here's the latest stock update from Elaine...
"New releases: we now stock the fab Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps, which are all currently in stock.
We will soon have the Elisabeth Bell designs for Ladybug & Friends in stock.
Lots of CC Designs stamps in stock.
Latest The Greeting Farm stamps are all in stock.
Latest Paper Makeup Stamps are in stock.

Today I'm expecting delivery of four brand new My Mind's Eye 12x12 paper packs - Be Loved, Life Stories #1, Life Stories #2 and Love Me Do. All completely gorgeous."

Thank you Elaine :)
Elaine is offering this weeks challenge winner a wonderful prize too...

Belles & Whistles stamp - Scarecrow & Little Wizard.

I know you want to win this adorable stamp so here is this weeks sketch for you to use to make your entry...

Guest Designer : Anne

I love this autumnal card, the colours, the image, even the little apple embellies,
Thank you Anne, your card is gorgeous :)

And here's the wonderful work by the Design Team for your inspiration...




Hope you enjoy using this weeks sketch! Enjoy your weekend xx

winner of challenge #73

The winner of last weeks challenge, sponsored by Cute Daisy May Digi Stamps is...

Stine! (Min egen hobbyblogg)

Congratulations!! You have just won a fabulous prize, FIVE sheets of digi stamps designed by Linnie! :)
Please EMAIL ME so that I can pass this on to Linnie, she will then contact you with details of how you can claim your prize.

Thank you, Jo xx

Friday 23 October 2009

Entries by e-mail - sketch #73

We have received this wonderful entry from Andrea, don't you just love this FF bear, thanks for joining in the fun with us

Saturday 17 October 2009

Sketch #73 - 17th October - sponsored by Cute Daisy May Digi Stamps

Hello everyone! It's Saturday, so it's time for another sketch challenge :)
And this weeks sketch is being sponsored by Cute Daisy May Digi Stamps
These beautiful, original hand drawn designs are the work of Linnie,
her designs are totally resizable, and you can even flip the image if you wish, something you cannot do with rubber or acrylic stamps.
And remember, digi stamps can be used time and time again, there is no limit to the amount of times you can print a design for your own use.
Please go take a look at her fab designs by clicking on the link above or by clicking her logo below...

Linnie has over 70 sheets of images available, and one lucky challenger this week will get to choose FIVE sheets for their own use! Fab prize eh?!
So to be in with a chance of winning, please use this weeks sketch in your work...

Here is the card made by our talented October Guest Designer, Anne ...

Awwwwwww!... isn't that squirrel adorable!

And here are the Design Team's fabulous cards for your inspiration...

Click to enlarge image



Happy Crafting! :)

winner of challenge #72

The winner of the generous $25.00 gift certificate, kindly donated by Simon Says Stamp! is....

Lesley! (always playing with paper)

Please EMAIL ME so that I can pass on your email address to Heidi, who will let you know how you can claim your prize. Thank you.

Have fun choosing your prize
Jo xx

Saturday 10 October 2009

Sketch #72 - 10th October - sponsored by Simon Says Stamp

Happy Saturday everyone!
Thank you so much for joining in with us last week, and thank you to Ria for the beautiful sketch she provided.
This weeks sketch is being sponsored by one of our fantastic regular sponsors, Simon Says Stamp!

"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!"

Have you seen the range of 7 Gypsies goodies that SSS sell? The glitter felt & epoxy brads are so yummy!
as are the range of Penny Black stamps - there are over 1000 to choose from!
And of course, wonderful items from Tim Holtz can be found at SSS too.

Need stash to make your Christmas cards this year? please see the range available HERE

Ok, onto this weeks challenge, and Heidi is once again offering another wonderful $25 gift certificate to spend on SSS goodies for this weeks very lucky challenger!!

Here is this weeks sketch...

Here is Anne's card, Anne is our talented Guest Designer for the month of October, please visit her blog for more inspiration.

Here is the outstanding work by the Design Team!...


Have a great weekend, happy crafting! xx