Friday 31 October 2014

October winners

Hello everyone, time to announce the winners of our October Christmas challenge and what a bust month it was with some awesome entries, our thanks to each and every one of you for joining in the fun. Also a very warm welcome to our new followers this month. So here are the winners as selected in the random draw...............

The prizes from Penny Black go to......

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The prize from Marianne Designs......


The voucher from Nicecrane......

The voucher from FlonzCraft......


Congratulations to you all, please mail me with your full names and postal addy's so I can get your prizes posted. And don't forget to grab our winners badge for your own blog sidebars. Any prizes unclaimed by midnight GMT on 6th November will be re-drawn and new winners notified by either blog comment or mail.

As it's coming up to a busy time of year for everyone we decided to select Guest Designers for both December and January and those two people are:

December GDT

January GDT

Well done to you both and we really hope you will join us as a GDT, please both mail me so that I can tell you more about those months challenges.

I will be back on Sunday with a new challenge and lots more fabulous sponsors.

Monday 27 October 2014

October candy winners

Hello Peeps, I am here to announce the winners of our October candy giveaway.

It was lovely to see so many of you joining in, our thanks for helping to make it such a fun event. So without further ado here are the lucky winners...............

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The bundle of goodies from Penny Black 
Lesley not claimed/re-drawn 31/10 winner Michelle advised via blog comment

 Dies from All Occasion Dies
Eeemelie claimed

Jacky B not claimed re-drawn 31/10 winner Julie e.mailed

Stix2 adhesive pack 
Sharon claimed

Annelies claimed

Winner of the bonus Facebook prize is
 Annette Reed  claimed
Annette please contact to claim your prize

Well done to you all, please mail me by 30th October with your full names and postal addys so I can get your prizes posted off to you. And prizes unclaimed by that date will be re-drawn and winners notified by either blog comment or e.mail.

See you all again later this week when I announce this months challenge winners.

Sunday 12 October 2014

Penny Black candy event

The main Penny Black prize for one very lucky winner, Christmas stamps, design papers, stencil, die and ribbons

Candy now closed - winners will be posted later today Monday 27th October.

A very warm welcome to our special October prize candy event.

As you can see as you scroll down this post we have some wonderful prizes to be won and entering couldn't be easier, all you need to do to be in with a chance of winning is:
  • Be a follower of our challenge blog.
  • Add our candy logo above to your sidebar with a link back here
  • Register for free with the Penny Black Club - essential for all us Penny Black fans as we are among the first to know about new releases, news from Penny Black and so much more.
  • Leave us a comment on this post as the winners will be selected from those names.
  • And to be eligible for a further bonus prize 'Like' Penny Black on Facebook here and leave a comment. And if you would like to share as well that would be wonderful, here is the bonus prize.......
  • In additional some of the Design Team have extra goodies to give away on their own blogs and those doing so will pick a winning name on 26th October. Here are the links to the individual DT blogs so please do pop along to visit them.

Here are some more prizes from some of our regular sponsors which will go to four more lucky winners, all of whom will be drawn by Randon Org., from all of those leaving a comment on this post.

Two sets of sentiment dies from  All Occasion Dies by Robert Addams

Stickeroos from Penny Black

Ultimate Adhesive kit from Stix2

Collection of ribbons from Crafty Ribbons

I do hope you will all join in the fun and don't forget our October Get Ahead for Christmas Challenge is still running here where there are some great prizes on offer.

Candy now closed - winners will be posted later today Monday 27th October.

Sunday 5 October 2014

October challenge - Get ahead for Christmas

Welcome to our October challenge plus some exciting news which I will tell you about right away. 

As well as our October challenge we are going to be having a fab candy giveaway later this month, in fact there will be quite a few prizes to be won, so we would love it if you can help us spread the word by sharing the logo below on your own blogs and linking it back here so everyone can join in the fun. I will be back bright and early on 12th October with more news, prizes and how to enter.

Now for our October theme which is..................

******Get ahead for Christmas******

I know lots of you are already well into your Christmas cards and others like me need a gentle nudge so it's the perfect opportunity to join in. 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.

Again lots of awesome prizes from our wonderful sponsors and don't forget that every month the Design Team select one person from entries using a Penny Black stamp to join us as a Guest Designer..............

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. They also have a great club here, membership is free and you will be one of the first to know all the latest news from Penny Black. Three lovely Christmas stamps to help you along your way................

Marianne Design is a Dutch owned craft manufacturer. The company was established in 1994 by Marianne Perlot and is based in the Netherlands. For years now, we develop all our products with much care and quality. We have a practical understanding of the needs of crafters, we integrate product development, design and customer service to bring fresh ideas and beautiful products to the craft industry. All to enable the consumer to make beautiful cards, scrapbooks and other projects and enjoy this wonderful hobby. We produce a wide range of products which represent a complete concept of paper crafts. There are different lines of stamps and dies with matching papers and materials to decorate your card or scrap. Products are chosen carefully for mixing and matching and stimulating creativity. A surprise gift from Marianne Designs.

Nicecrane Designs offer a huge range of high quality Vintage inspired design sheets and images to create and compliment all your crafting projects from cardmaking to scrapbooking. Designs range from Vintage fashion and animals to well known children's characters such as Peter Rabbit and The Water Babies with new images being added to the range on a monthly basis. A $20 store voucher for designs of winners choice.

FlonzCraftn 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. A $20 store voucher for stamps if winners choice.

We welcome another of our Allsorts teamies Wendy and a Guest Designer this month, here is her lovely Christmas Card.........

And here are the cards the Design Team have created to inspire you.............

Using Penny Black 4104 Christmas Star and 30-140 Christmas Cheer

Using Penny Black 4116H A wonderful Christmas, 40-082 Twirls and
Nicecrane Victorian Birds Robin

using Penny Black No. 4284K Chill Day

Using Penny Black cold nose warm heart 30-129

Using PB 3766J Royal Mail

an easel card using Penny Black "winter pine 40-348"

Using Penny Black (from left to right) 'Happy And Cool 4003H', 'Holly-Jolly 30-039 (transparent set)', 'Warm & Cold 3260H' and the one in the background 'Snowy 1573C'

Using Penny Black 40-159 Dashing Through Snow

Penny Black A Thorny Affair 4092K

Using Penny Black 40-007 Caroling Trio, Flonz Christmas Sentiment,

Happy crafting and myself and the Design Team look forward to seeing all your wonderful entries.

Friday 3 October 2014

September winners

Good morning, it's time to announce our September winners and also thank you for your wonderful Autumnal creations, you really did embrace the theme with some stunning entries. So here are the winners as selected by Ramdom Org.,

The prizes from Penny Black.........

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Ribbons from Crafty Ribbons..........


Voucher from Yours and Mine Papercrafts................


The voucher from FlonzCraft is Annie................

Well done to you all, please mail me with your full names and postal addresses so I can get your prizes in the post to you. Any prizes unclaimed by 10th November will be re-drawn and winners notified by blog comment or e.mail.

And the design team have cast their votes and we would like Helen to join us as our November Guest Designer, please mail me so I can tell you more about the theme for that month.

I will be back on Sunday with our new challenge plus some exciting news....................