Monday 18 August 2014

An array of inspiration

Good afternoon to you all, I literally only arrived home this morning and the wonderful DT seem to have been mega busy whilst I have been on my holibobs and had a lovely array of cards waiting to offer some mid month inspiration for this months Anything Goes challenge.

It looks like I have loads of lovely entries to visit, but I am sure the DT will already have popped in to see you and if you have not joined in yet or want to add another entry you still have plenty of time to do so as the challenge runs until Wednesday 28th August.

Here is what the DT have created, all stunning as always and I hop you will pop along to their blogs and see how they created their pieces of artwork.

Using Penny Black 2695J Dance, Sing Love, 40-282 Twirls and 51-030 Field of Dreams die

using Penny Black Delicate Florals Product #40-103 and Hello Friend Product #30-069

Using Penny Black garden critters 30-152 and micey day 30-028

Using PB 40-191 uptown and PB 30-097 hello gorgeous with sentiment stamp from Flonzcraft

using PB stamp "day at the beach 40-142"

Using Penny Black - 'Pink-Toes / 2369J'

Using Penny Black Easy Rider 4086H

Using Penny Black Missed You 2894J

Using 40-016 Hedgehog Birthday

Good luck to yo all and do check out the fab prizes on offer.

Saturday 2 August 2014

August challenge - Anything Goes

Good Morning, our August challenge is a day early as I am off on my holidays and wanted to make sure the new challenge posts OK before I go. We have kept the theme nice and simple as we know lots of you are on your holiday or enjoying the summer weather............................

******Anything Goes******

Usual rules apply, you can enter up to three times, combine with other challenges, use any make of stamp, but no digi images and we must see some stamping as the focal element of our work. Any entries failing to meet the rules may still receive comments from the DT but will not be eligible for the prizes on offer.

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.

It may only be August but I know lots of you are well into your Christmas cards so this months prizes will help the lucky winners along their way.

We welcome Ace Envelopes as a new sponsor, they are offering a £25 Amazon Voucher.

Ace Envelopes is one of UK’s leading suppliers of envelopes, over 25 million envelopes in different sizes, colours and shapes available for next day delivery services to meet your needs.

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.

Crafts U Love  was formed in 2001 by Paul Baughton and Jenny Baughton. They are one of the largest stockist in the UK of die cutting and rubber stamp products as well as a wide range of general card making and scrapbooking products.

And here is a bit of inspiration from the DT and this months Guest Designer Helene, my team mate over at Allsorts..........................

Using Penny Black 2666K Blush, 4071F Flourish Birthday and 51-008 Bushful die (again !)

Using PB stamp: "snap shot 4319J" 

Using Penny Black garden critters 30-152, every happiness 40-198

Using Penny Black 40-225 Tune Up

Using Penny Black stamp: "snap shot 4319J"

Using Penny Black 'Chef Bear-B-Q / 1110K - 1998'

Using Penny Black Flower Festival no 30-095

Using Penny Black Teddy & company30-034

Using Penny Black 30-028 Micey Day

Have fun creating and thanks for joining in the fun.