Friday 31 January 2014

January winners

Good morning all, time to announce the winners from our January Love is in the Air theme, one that proved very popular and we saw some stunning creations so a huge thank you to each and every one of you for joining in.

Winner of the prizes from Penny Black

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Lis M



Prize from Crafty Devils


Prize from Crimson Cloud


Prize from FlonzCraft

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Congratulations to you all, please mail me with your full postal addys and name so I can get your prizes off to you, any unclaimed by 6th February will be re-drawn. And don't forget to collect our sidebar winner badge to display on your own blogs.

And as selected from the entries using a Penny Black image we would love Carla to join us as our Guest Designer in March, we lovely your sweet Hedgie Valentines card. Please mail me so I can tell you more about our March challenge.

I will back Sunday with our new challenge for February.

Saturday 18 January 2014

Mid month inspiration

Good Morning to you all, just popping in with some mid month inspiration following our Love is in the Air theme. If you have not already joined in or want to join in with another piece of artwork there are still ten days for you to do so and you can check out all the great prizes in the post below.

Brenda our January Guest Designer had created another beautiful Valentine card for us.................

Using Penny Black 40-092 All you need is love

Using Penny Black every which way 30-008

Using PB 30-115  Lace Delight

using Penny Black's "from me to you" 40-274

Using PB 'Sweet Slumber - 1916J', edging round image PB 'Scrolling Along ! - 3812J', sentiment on tag PB 'Hugs! (Transparent Set) - 30-020'

Using Penny Black Hedgehog Kisses 40-039

using 40-016 Hedgehog Birthday

Whatever you have planned, hope you enjoy your weekend.

Sunday 5 January 2014

January challenge

Welcome to Penny Black and More and our first challenge of 2014 and this month we are getting ahead with our romantic makes with the theme of........................

********Love is in the Air********

They don't have to be Valentine creations, they and can be anything along the theme of LOVE such as weddings, anniversaries or just for that someone very special.

Usual rules that you can enter three times and use any make of stamps, but can I please remind you as quite a few still forget:
  • The main and focal element of your entry must be a stamped image unless using a Penny Black stickeroo.
  • Digi images are not acceptable for our challenge.
Sorry to have to bang on about it but we hate having to leave messages telling people their work is not eligible for the fabulous prizes on offer. OK now on to those great prizes for this month...................

Penny Black invite you to explore their creative world and see for yourself why their rubber stamps, stickers, beautiful papers for scrapbooking, cardmaking and stamp crafting are everyone’s favourites. Their products are designed to integrate style and colour for creating the best handicraft projects ever.

Crafty Devils are one of the UK’s leading paper craft specialists with over 10,000 card making, scrapbooking, stamping and die cutting products on line.  We aim to bring youthe latest high quality products from all over the world, supplying quality branded products including Spellbinders, Marianne Designs, Molly Blooms, Tim Holtz, Ranger, Docrafts, Papermania, Promarkers, plus lots more at the lowest prices around and FREE postage to all UK postcodes for orders over £12.

Crimson Cloud with the great prize of the winners choice of three sets of die cuts. A mother/daughter venture - a way to indulge our joint passion of cardmaking and crafting. We only sell products that we have tried, tested and love using. We have developed our own exclusive range of digital stamps, svg files and "Make Your Own Card" kits which reflect our styles of card making - and hopefully yours too!

FlonzCraft are a small family-owned design and craft company from New Zealand, a very small country where all people are great neighbours. We work hard for our work and store philosophy to reflect that in our company. We will never be ashamed of our products. Our main goal is making and selling rubber and clear stamps and we have and unique collection of stamps that you can not find anything else.

Now for some inspiration to set you on your way and to start with this months Guest Designers.............................

A lovely monochromatic card from Tracy my Allsorts teamie

 And Brenda who the DT selected to join us from our November entries.....................

Using Penny Black 4023K Love is in the message and 40-092 All you need

Using Penny Black 40-135 Floral Thread and FlonzCraft sentiment

Using PB Cat on the Moon Flonzcraft sentiment

Using Penny Black love tail 3608J

Using a stamp from the PB Piece of my heart set 30-042 and a sentiment from Flonz

Using Penny Black "bride & groom 4167K" and "bed of roses 40-190" and "love" die cut

Using PB - 'Love Train 1923K' and sentiment is 'Piece Of My Heart / Transparent Set 30-042'

Using Penny Black " Betsy Bluebell" and FlonzCraft Butterflies

Using Penny Black Love is the Message 4023K

Using 30-008 Transparent Every Which Way

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

Friday 3 January 2014

December winners

Good Morning Peeps, I hope you all had a good Christmas and New Year.

Time to announce the winners from our December challenge which again attracted lots of beautiful entries, thank you all so much for sharing your lovely Christmas creations with us.

Here are the names selected by Mr Random Org.,

Winners of the three prizes from Penny Black.............................

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The £10 voucher from Classy Crafts..............


And the $20 voucher from FlonzCraft...........................


Well done all of you, please mail me by with your full names and postal addys by 3rd January and don't forget to collect our winners badge to wear on your blogs. Note added 4/01/13 - one unclaimed Penny Black prize re-drawn and winner advised by blog comment.

And we would like to invite Dora to be our guest Designer in February, please mail me so I can tell you more about the months theme. Here is Dora's beautiful creation...............

Please pop back on Sunday for our January challenge.