Sunday, 7 August 2016

August challenge - Anything goes with a stamp

Please note: Our July winners post is right below this one.

Welcome to our August challenge where this month we have the nice and easy theme of...................

********Anything Goes with a Stamp********

As always your creation can be anything you wish, from cards to tags, gift boxes and bags to mixed media, all we ask is that you follow a few basic rules....................

We must see hand stamping as the focal element of your artwork, it can be a stamped image/s, large sentiment or quote....... the one exception are Penny Black Stickeroos. But no digi images and entries using them WILL NOT be eligible for prizes or GDT spots. It so upsets us to see names come out in the draw who are not eligible for a prize because they have not read the rules. 


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. If you would like to be one of the first to hear about new products from Penny Black please click here to join the free club, plus their Facebook is full of activity and news. 

Lovely prizes from them as always, a sweet cling stamp, a set of Christmas stamps and a stencil.


Crafty Ribbons is a ribbon emporium, we are passionate about ribbons and want to share our fantastic ribbons with others. Our range of Christmas ribbons is second to none. Remember when we only used ribbons to add a bow to our hair, or tie up a birthday parcel ? Ribbons are now a "must-have" for all types of craft. Whether your project requires satin, sheer, silk, grosgrain, gingham or polka dot ribbon we have them all! Lots and lots of different colours in a range of widths. Need a little bit of ribbon inspiration - then have a look at our projects on our blog,or visit our Inspiration blog,or maybe join in with us at our Challenge blog. Go on, have a look... It's worth it !


Sizzix, there's no bigger or better place for craft materials, custom dies and machines that can die-cut, emboss and texturize many materials, including cardstock, paper, construction paper, fabric, faux fur, felt and foil plus much more.



Stix 2 is the home of all your adhesive needs and much more as well.

Our first Guest Designer who we are pleased to welcome this month is Lorraine who has made this gorgous stepper card...................



And we are also pleased to have Kath, my teamie from Allsorts as our second Guest Designer this month, she has made this super floral card to inspire you............


Brenda
Using Penny Black 1483E Cherish Yesterday, 2666K Blush and coordinating die 51-008 Bashful

Ellie
Using Penny Black 1754F in a Nutshell and 30-283 Snippets

Linda
Using 1927K Bunny Friends

Lynn
Using Penny Black 30-330 XOXO

Mervi
Using Penny Black 30-273 Furry Afflection

Sam
Using Penny Black 1333K Honey Bear and 1073E Bee'u-t-iful

Shirley
Using Penny Black 1738K Uplifting Occasion

Susan
Using Penny Black 30-220 Cute As A Bug

Tracy
Using Penny Black 432J Bitty Bear Angel

Happy crafting and good luck to you all.

15 comments:

  1. thanks a bunch Ladies for so many super inspirations,
    but I´ve to say .... Lorraines card is out of the world ----- love it !!!
    CU hellerlittle

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  2. What lovely summery creations from you all...gorgeous. Happy August xx

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  3. Wonderful creations from all Dt's, so inspiring! Love them!

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  4. Such gorgeous cards from the design team!! Thank you for your fun monthly challenges!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  5. LOve the fabulous inspiration from you all xx

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  6. Beautiful examples are made by the team. Perfect!

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  7. My niece Aurora would love to enter her work in the challenge, even if she will not be selected for winner or top 3 :D

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  8. Fabulous cards girls! Love this challenge and need to slap my head to remind me to join in more often!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  9. Thanks for the fun challenge and wonderful inspirations from the DT Karen x

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  10. Amazing makes everyone.Hugs xxx

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  11. Many thanks for a fun challenge and fantastic inspirations from the DT Karen x

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  12. Hi Ladies,
    So very sorry that I have not been able to comment on each of your individual blog, but my Daughter has been home from Oz and one thing and another it has been a really busy month for me.
    Your cards, as always are wonderful and I am thrilled to have been a guest DT although to be honest it frightens me to death.

    Kath x

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