Thursday 18 January 2018

Some mid month inspiration

Good morning and welcome to our mid month inspirational post.

Our current theme is 'Something New' where we have seen some super entries so far, but there is still two weeks to go if you have not found time to join in or wold like to share a second piece of tour work with us.

Here is the inspiration from the Design Team.........................

Using Penny Black 4376K Hollyhocks and 30-419 Happy Wishes

Using Penny Black 1873H - Xmouse Ornament!

Using Penny Black 40-571 Feathers and Twigs and 30-449 Berries Delight.

Using Penny Black 30-012 Bubbly and 30-049 Party Time

Using Penny Black 40-023 Pieces of Quiet and 30-297 Sprinkles and Smiles

Using Penny Black 30-424 Just for You, 51-299 Heart Bow and 80-011 Beau Jardin

Using Penny Black 2073J Baby Hammock

Sunday 7 January 2018

January - Something New

Good morning and welcome to our January challenge where our new theme is................

********Something New********

It could be a new baby, new home, job and so on as well as new crafty goodies which Father Christmas may have delivered.

As always you can use any make of stamp and enter up to three times, but we must see hand stamping as the focal element of your artwork, this means:

Stamping must be the central point of attention and interest

The one exception is Penny Black Stickeroos, but strictly no digi images. 

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.

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"My name is Suha and I have created Swedish House Crafts in the second part of 2016. It is a little Swedish online shop with lots of enthusiasm for crafting in a different style, dare to be different. Visit SHC and learn more. I have been professionally crafting since 2008, I gave colouring classes (with Promarkers) in Sweden, had exhibition in 2014, and used to make cards and mixed media mainly. I have a master degree in digital and visual design. Yes, 100% of graphics in the shop are my artwork including the logotype. Because I am not leaving my education, I am using it in my passion for paper crafting in the first place. Great combination as the future is full of plans and surprises, hold on and follow SHC on Facebook and blog, you'll find SHC everywhere." A lucky winner will receive a £15 store voucher.

And our final prize is a Tonic Pick of the Bunch die.

Gerrina joins us as our Guest Designer this month with a super Spring inspired creation............

Using Penny Black 40-104 Spring Beauty

And yet more inspiration from the Design Team...................

Using Penny Black 30-116 Social Butterfly and 30-419 Happy Wishes and new stencil

Using Penny Black 30-390 Let´s Chill

Using Penny Black 40-331 Gentle Whisper and 30-286 Heartfelt

Using Penny Black 30-449 Berries Delight - new stamp

Using Penny Black 30-012 Bubbly

Using Penny Black 30-113 Petal Party and 30-297 Sprinkles and Smiles

Using Penny Black 30-441 Christmas Hugs

Using Penny Black 30-361 Adele 

Using Penny Black 40-041 Good Friends

Now it's over to you to share your new goodies with us.

Please note: If we do not comment on your entry it will be because it does not follow the theme, qualify under our rules, or because we are asked to sign in or provide additional data to comment on third party hosts particularly Instagram, Facebook, Splitcoast etc. We do not want to be rude but we do want to be fair to those who do follow the rules.

Friday 5 January 2018

December winners

Morning Peeps, time to announce the winners of our December CAS theme and what wonderful entries there were, we really do appreciate you all joining in and sharing your art work.

So without further ado, here are the winners.....................

Winners of the prizes from Penny Black

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The embossing folders from Tattered Lace


And the ribbons from Fantastic Ribbons


Well done to you all, please mail me with your full names and postal addys. Any prizes unclaimed by Thursday 11th January will be re-drawn and new winners notified by blog comment or e.mail.

And as always we have been keeping an eye on the entries using Penny Black stamps and would love to invite Diane to be our February Guest Designer. Please mail me so I can tell you more about our theme for that month Diane.

I will be back on Sunday with our first challenge of 2018.