Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Traditional Christmas with prizes galore


We have some mid month inspiration for you following this months 'Traditional Christmas' theme. You do seem a bit shy this month but I am certain there must be lots of crimbo cards which you can share with us to be in with a chance of winning one of our awesome prizes on offer, so come on and join in the Christmas fun.

Just look what the Design Team have come up with to set you on your way....................

Ellie 
using PB Holly Jolly Product #30-039
Flonz Damask Baroque Borders

Linda
Using Penny Black jolly friends 30-058

Lynn
Using Flonz ladies stamp and PB3243 the most

Mervi
from Penny Black: stamp "jolly Xmas kitty 1516K" and Merry die cut;
from Flonzcraft: stamp landscape on the corner

Sam
Using Penny Black -  'Noel' 194F (1994)

Shirley
Using Penny Black Jolly St Nicholas No 4111K
and Flonzcraft  Damask floral curves

Susan
Using Penny Black Winter Snuggles 2999J


Still almost two weeks to go before the challenge close date so I hope you will join in and look forward to seeing your creations.

Sunday, 1 December 2013

December challenge


Welcome to our December challenge on this the first day of Advent.

We had a fabulous array of entries last month and I hope this months theme will inspire you to join us again, it is.........................

******Traditional Christmas colours******

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 our great prizes for this month...................

Our lovely sponsors

Penny Black are again offering three super prizes. They 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. And you can be one of the first to hear about new products by joining their free club here.


Next we welcome back Classy Crafts........


.......an on line store offering a huge range of products, latest arrivals include Spellbinders dies and Nellie Snedden stamps and don't forget that all new customers can get a 10% discount off their first order - use the code "first order" (no quotes) in the discount coupon box during the checkout process to claim your discount. (Offer excludes the Silhouette Cameo, and quotes for special orders).They are offering one winner a £10 voucher for an on line shop at their store. 


Flonzcraft are another of our regular sponsors who we welcome back. and if you are not familiar with their stamps then you must check out their 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.

And the Peeps invited to be our guests from last months entries:



And the regular DT inspiration....................

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

Ellie
PB holly jolly #30-039, Flonz damask baroque borders

Linda
Using Penny Black christmas critters 30-006, christmas story 40-164 and Flonzcraft sentiment happy birthday greetings.wishes 354-08-0140

Using PB4277K Christmas Gorgeous and Flonz "From me to you" sentiment stamp

Mervi
Penny Black's "holiday hugs 40-081"
Using PB Christmas Peace 1868K and Christmas Banners 40-253

Shirley
 Using Penny Black Winter Swing No  40-003 and Flonzcraft  Damask floral curves

Susan
Using Penny Black 40-088 Little Elf Finn

Tracy
Made using 40-172 Joy Filled Christmas and Flonz Sentiment


Now it's over to you and myself and the DT look forward to visiting all your blogs.


Friday, 29 November 2013

November winners


What a fabulous month it's been with so many wonderful creations, thank you all so much for joining in the fun. 

So here are the winners as selected by Random Org.,

The voucher from My Mums Craft Shop..................


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




The voucher from Crafts U Love.................

Updated 7.30am 30th November - prize re-drawn as it was brought to my attention this morning that the original published winner had used a pre-printed image not a stamp (although available as a stamp), my apologies to all for any confusion created. The new winner is Maria  who I have notified as she may not re-visit this post since published yesterday.


Congratulations to all our winners, please mail me with your full names and postal addy's so I can get your prizes organised.

Don't forgot to pop back Sunday when Tracy will be along with our new challenge.

Monday, 18 November 2013

A little more inspiration


Morning Peeps, just popping in with a mid month reminder for our Anything Goes theme for November and to share a little more inspiration from the Design Team.

The challenge runs until 26th November and you can enter three times so still plenty of opportunity to be in with a change of winning one of the fab prizes on offer.

Brenda
Using Penny Black 4205L Village Christmas and 30-140 Christmas Cheer

Ellie
using PB  Holly Jolly Product #: 30-039

Linda
Using Penny Black jolly friends set 30-058

Lynn
Using Critter party set 30-013 

Mervi
using Penny Black "joyous hymn" 4011K

Sam
Using Penny Black 'Wonderful Christmas' 1512K

Shirley
Using Penny Black 0342J Make a wish

Penny Black A Thorny Affair 4092K

As Tracy would say, happy crafting everyone.

Sunday, 3 November 2013

November challenge


Welcome to our November challenge, where on earth has the year gone, it seems no time at all since we were thinking of Summer and here we are with Christmas almost upon us. So knowing what a busy time it is for us all we are going with another nice and easy theme of.........

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

You can enter our challenge up to three times, all we ask is that the focal element of your work is a stamped image...................after all we are a stamping challenge.......you can use any make of stamp though......but strictly no digi images and any using them will not be eligible for the prizes on offer. 

Now for some scrummy prizes from our lovely sponsors whose support we really do appreciate.

My Mum's Craft Shop offering a £10 store spending voucher aim to bring you the best stamping products they can find. Along with stamps we also offer essential stamping products like inks, copics, papers, embellishments & more. We are always receiving lots of new deliveries every week so make sure you check back often so see what yummy new stash we have available! If there are any particular designs that you can't see on our website, please contact us and we will be happy to help.



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. Be one of the first to hear about new stamps and products by joining the club for free and a heads up to keep an eye open on 8th November when there is an "Exclusive sale for Club members". Again they are offering three lovely prizes.............

Our lovely sponsors



Crafts U Love offering a £15 store spending voucher


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.

Now for some inspiration from the Design Team and this months Guest Designer who is Sue with this warm and cheery Christmas card...............


And a lovely creation from my teami Sarah from Allsorts.....................


Brenda
Using Penny Black 2905H The Best, 3860J Pontille, 30-117 Free Flight and 40-111 Breezy

Using Penny Black 4154K Rosa


Ellie
 using Skiing Snowman

Linda
Using PB a wish for peace 30-136

Lynn
Using London 40 116 and for the sentiment ...wishes 30-103

Mervi
using Penny Black's "winter fairy 40-179" and die cuts (love and joy)

Sam
Using PB 'Well-Wishers' 2884K and Sentiment 'Salutations' 30-014

     Using PB Cake dance No 40-060

Susan
Using Penny Black Hedgehog Kisses 40-039

Using 40-034 Carolling Penguins

Good luck to you all with the prize draws.
 
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