Wednesday 18 September 2013

More Autumnal inspiration

You all seem to be enjoying our Autumnal sketch theme this month, some of you ahve gone with both, some just one or the other and we are really enjoying looking at all your artwork. If you have not joined in yet or want to enter again there is still plenty of time and with all the fabulous prizes on offer why not.

The DT have some up with some more inspirational pieces for you, don;t forget you can click on their names to go to their individual blogs to find out how they created their pieces.

Using Penny Black 4271L Winters Ledge

using PB sticker sheet Pond-Side Celebration Product No: 10-164
and corner flourish by Flonz

Using PB 4065K Bountiful 

PB tiny wishes ( 30-026)

Using PB 3780H Cupful Of Love

Using PB stamp set "T for Transparent" Flower festival 30-095 and Butterflies clear stamp by Flonz

used Penny Black 1440k Bonnet bunny and Flonz butterflies

Happy crafting everyone.

Sunday 1 September 2013

September challenge

A very good morning to you on the first day of September with our new challenge theme which is:

****The option of a sketch and/or Autumnal colours**** 

It's totally up to you if you decided to use both or just one or the other. Just a little reminder that you can use any make of stamps but no digi images as any entries using them will not be eligible for the prizes on offer.

And now for some lovely prizes,

Three gorgeous stamps from Penny Black. Lots of you will already have seen their new Christmas 2013 releases but for those of you who have not it's a good idea to sign up to their free newsletter so you will be amongst the first to hear about new products, competitions and much more.

Our lovely sponsors

FlonzCraft re our next sponsor who offer a fabulous range of quality Vintage inspired images at extremely good prices. They are offering one lucky winner a $20 spend at their store as well as a 12% discount to entrants of our challenge - just add "Penny Black and More entrant" in the comment section when placing your order.

Next a lovely collections of ribbons from Crafty Ribbons who are a ribbon emporium passionate about ribbons and want to share our fantastic ribbons with others. Our range of Christmas ribbons is second to none. Remember when we only used ribbons to add a bow to our hair, or tie up a birthday parcel ?  Ribbons are now a "must-have" for all types of craft.  Whether your project requires satin, sheer, silk, grosgrain, gingham or polka dot ribbon we have them all!  Lots and lots of different colours in a range of widths. Need a little bit of ribbon inspiration - then have a look at our projects on our blog,or visit our Inspiration blog,or maybe join in with us at our Challenge blog.  Go on, have a look... It's worth it !

And finally the winner of the entry using a Penny Black image who will be invited to be a Guest Designer with us and receive this collection of crafty essentials from Stix2.

Now for some inspiration from the Design Team who have really embraced the theme in their own individual ways.

And we are also pleased to welcome this months Guest Designer Isha who has created this beautifully stylish card for us..............

And my teami Jo from Allsorts with this lovely Autumnal creation..............

Using Penny Black 3874K Hello Sunshine and FlonzCraft leaves
using PB transparent set "Wonderful"

Using PB Sunny 40-013

Using flonz sentiment stamp and PB 3984L Inclinations

PB tiny wishes (30-026); background: PB breezy (40-111) and Flonz baroque corner

Garden Visit 1446J

Using Penny Black stamp Honey Bear No 1333K

Using Penny Black Whispers 3377K

Using PB Garden Slumber 2301F 

Now it's over to you and we look forward to seeing all your takes on this months theme.