Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Happy Easter

 

Hi peeps and hope you are all OK and that you are having a nice week so far.

A huge thank you to everybody who joined in last week -  what a fabulous response and your cards and projects were amazing :)

So who was our winner then ?

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Woohooo Vicky  this week it’s you chick :)

Well done to you and if you e-mail me, I’ll pass your details on to Katharina  and hugest of thanks to Whiff of Joy for sponsoring us xxx

And check out what Vicky did peeps …..

...  oooh my gosh, this is beautimous. 
I love the Spring flowers and Tilda looks so sweet peeping out of the egg :)

So onto this week's challenge and our theme is

Happy Easter

so please include an Easter theme here or just include something egg shaped / oval somewhere on your work.

This week we are very pleased to welcome back our very own Mary & Andrea aka …

The Ribbon Girl

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…  and check out  what’s up for grabs peeps

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Hugest of thanks for a fabulous prize and do nip and check out the website if you get a sec cos there’s oodles of pretty darn fab stuff  over there, there really is :)

And now without further ado, lets see what our fabulous team have done !

Sarah (GDT)

 

 

Sheri Willshire (GDT)

 

 

 

Marjorie  (GDT)

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Liz

 

 

 

Sharon

 

 

 

Natalie

 

 

 

Debs

 

 

 

Lols

 

 

 

Anne

Mary G

 

 

 

Lisa

Dawny P

 

So that’s what we did and now it’s over to you, and if you get a sec, don’t forget to check out our individual blogs and see what else we have been up to.

As always, could we ask a huge favour peeps please.

Could you help to make our job at leaving comments easier by turning off comment verification and enabling comment moderation instead please pretty please xxxx. It’s ever so easy to do – see our sidebar – and you won’t get spam comments as you can easily reject the comments that you don't want to appear.

Can we remind you nicely that’s it’s fine to combine challenges but please, no back linking. We hope you understand that it’s only fair to those who make a new card xxx

And could we ask that you restrict your number of entries please to no more than 5

Thanks ever so muchly – we really do appreciate it xxx

And  just to let you know that sometimes it is not possible for the Design Team to leave a comments on every entry, with these Blogger issues that some of us are having at the mo – grrrrrr what a nightmare. But please be assured that we do stop by and we are doing our best and every single eligible entry goes into the draw for our prizes even if we don’t manage to leave you a comment.

Thanks for bearing with us and huggiest of hugs to all xxx

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Spring Has Sprung :)

Hi peeps and hope you are all OK and that you are having a nice week so far.

A huge thank you to everybody who joined in last week -  what a fabulous response and your cards and projects were amazing :)

So who was our winner then ?

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Woohooo Sheena B this week it’s you chick :)

Well done to you and if you e-mail me, I’ll pass your details on to Lisa & Laila and hugest of thanks to Lili of the Valley for sponsoring us xxx

And check out what Sheena did peeps …..

...  oooh my,  how gorgeous is this - I love the layout and he texture on the bear's fur :)

So onto this week's challenge and our theme is

Spring has Sprung

so we want to see Spring cards this week or maybe you could just use Spring colours - how you interpret this is up to you.

I  am so pleased to welcome back the sweetness that is our Katharina from  Whiff Of Joy as our sponsor this week

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and this week’s up for grabs prize is ...

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... Maya's Best Friend - Simply Maya - she is sooo sweet :)

Hugest of thanks Katharina for a fabulous prize:)xxx

And now without further ado, lets see what our fabulous team have done ...

Sarah (GDT)

 

 

 

Sheri Willshire (GDT)

 

 

 

Marjorie  (GDT)

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Liz

 

 

 

Sharon

 

 

 

Natalie

 

 

 

 

Debs

 

 

 

 

Lols

 

 

 

 

Anne

Mary G

 

 

 

Lisa

Dawny P

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So that’s what we did and now it’s over to you, and if you get a sec, don’t forget to check out our individual blogs and see what else we have been up to.

As always, could we ask a huge favour peeps please.

Could you help to make our job at leaving comments easier by turning off comment verification and enabling comment moderation instead please pretty please xxxx. It’s ever so easy to do – see our sidebar – and you won’t get spam comments as you can easily reject the comments that you don't want to appear.

Can we remind you nicely that’s it’s fine to combine challenges but please, no back linking. We hope you understand that it’s only fair to those who make a new card xxx

And could we ask that you restrict your number of entries please to no more than 5

Thanks ever so muchly – we really do appreciate it xxx

And  just to let you know that sometimes it is not possible for the Design Team to leave a comments on every entry, with these Blogger issues that some of us are having at the mo – grrrrrr what a nightmare. But please be assured that we do stop by and we are doing our best and every single eligible entry goes into the draw for our prizes even if we don’t manage to leave you a comment.

Thanks for bearing with us and huggiest of hugs to all xxx

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Anything Goes :)

Hi peeps and hope you are all OK today - what a lovely Spring day it is in Chester today.
I hope it's as nice where you are.

A huge thank you to everybody who joined in last  week - your cards and projects were fab and there were some great interpretations of the old sketchie  :)

So who was our winner then ?

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Woohooo Jennifer Scull this week it’s you chick :)

Well done to you and if you e-mail me, I’ll pass your details on to Heidi and hugest of thanks to Simon Says Stamp for sponsoring us xxx

And check out what  Jennifer did  peeps …..

What a gorgeous card using sketch #88  - Jennifer turned it on it's side.
Aren't the colours pretty :)

Now onto this week and as it’s the first one of the month we have our usual

Anything Goes

theme with the optional extra to make a treat holder for an Easter gift.

But remember this is only an option and if you don’t want to use this theme then you don’t have to. The main thing is to let loose your creative stuff and make a card that pleases YOU :)

As our regulars will know, the first challenge of the month is sponsored by the lovely Lisa & Laila over at

Lili of The Valley

And they have given us a …

… to give to one lucky winner.

And with so much to choose from in the shop, one lucky girlie is going to be spoiled for choice!!!!

Hugest of thanks for a fabulous prize :)xxx

And now without further ado, lets see what our fabulous team have done ...

Sarah (GDT)

 

 

 

Sheri Willshire (GDT)

Marjorie  (GDT)

 

Lisa

 

 

 

Liz

 

 

 

Sharon

 

 

 

Natalie

 

 

 

Debs

Lols

 

 

 

Anne

Mary G

Dawny P

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So that’s what we did and now it’s over to you, and if you get a sec, don’t forget to check out our individual blogs and see what else we have been up to.

As always, could we ask a huge favour peeps please.

Could you help to make our job at leaving comments easier by turning off comment verification and enabling comment moderation instead please pretty please xxxx. It’s ever so easy to do – see our sidebar – and you won’t get spam comments as you can easily reject the comments that you don't want to appear.

Can we remind you nicely that’s it’s fine to combine challenges but please, no back linking. We hope you understand that it’s only fair to those who make a new card xxx

And could we ask that you restrict your number of entries please to no more than 5

Thanks ever so muchly – we really do appreciate it xxx

And  just to let you know that sometimes it is not possible for the Design Team to leave a comments on every entry, with these Blogger issues that some of us are having at the mo – grrrrrr what a nightmare. But please be assured that we do stop by and we are doing our best and every single eligible entry goes into the draw for our prizes even if we don’t manage to leave you a comment.

Thanks for bearing with us and huggiest of hugs to all xxx

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Sketchie Free For All


Hi peeps, hope you are all OK and that you are having a lovely week so far :)
A huge thank you to everybody who joined in last week -  what a wonderful response and your Mum /  girlie cards were absolutely beautiful. There's going to be a lot of very happy recipients for sure :)
So who was our winner then ?
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Woohooo Rachel this week it’s you chick :)
Well done to you and if you e-mail me, I’ll pass your details on to Mary and hugest of thanks to The Ribbon Girl for sponsoring us xxx
And check out what Rachel  did peeps …..
...  what a fab card in a box.
And Rachel has very kindly posted a link to a tutorial on her blog for one of these very popular cards if anybody wants to know how to make them.
So onto this week and as it’s the last one of the month we have a little sketchie for you and ….
... here it is - sketch #88
But as we are doing now,  if you would prefer to use another sketch, then please feel free to use any Papertake Weekly sketch you fancy because we have another ...
Sketchie Free For All
All you have to do is to use any PTW sketch (it MUST be one of ours please) and just add the number of the sketch you’ve chosen when you post the link back to us :) To make life a bit easier, we now have a sketches page at the top here so there are a fair old few to choose from. Hopefully this will save you having to go back through the archives to find one that you like :)
As always, please feel free to resize, flip and rotate the elements - as long as you can still see the sketch, it’s completely fine so fill yer boots!!!
And of course, as it’s the last challenge of the month, we are sponsored by those fabulous people across the pond.
Yes it’s the one and only and utterly fab
Woo Hoo !! :-)
In business since 2002, Simon Says Stamp is striving to offer you the best selection of Rubber Stamps, Altered Art, Scrapbooking, Artist Trading Cards, and Paper Crafting Supplies in the world. We stock over 100,000 items in our warehouses so that we can offer you quick service and one stop shopping at a great price! We are located in Ohio, the heart of it all. Our team works hard to give you a fulfilled shopping experience and is always open to your ideas and suggestions! Happy customers are the heart of our business. We work hard to find and deliver to you the latest in stamping and paper crafting supplies! Attending classes, workshops, and sales meetings around the world, our goal is to keep our product offerings fresh and current. Make us your one stop easy shop - and we'll deliver right to your door!
There is a .....
.... $25 voucher up for grabs for you to spend in Heidi’s shop  and as there's a whole host of fab stuff there, our winner is  soooo going to be spoiled for choice– woohoooo :)
Hugest of thanks for a fabulous prize :)xxx
And now without further ado, lets see what our fabulous team have done ...
Marjorie  (GDT)
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Sarah (GDT)






Lisa 



Liz sketch #88





Debs 


Anne 
Dawny P
So that’s what we did and now it’s over to you, and if you get a sec, don’t forget to check out our individual blogs and see what else we have been up to.
As always, could we ask a huge favour peeps please.
Could you help to make our job at leaving comments easier by turning off comment verification and enabling comment moderation instead please pretty please xxxx. It’s ever so easy to do – see our sidebar – and you won’t get spam comments as you can easily reject the comments that you don't want to appear.
Can we remind you nicely that’s it’s fine to combine challenges but please, no back linking. We hope you understand that it’s only fair to those who make a new card xxx
And could we ask that you restrict your number of entries please to no more than 5
Thanks ever so muchly – we really do appreciate it xxx
And  just to let you know that sometimes it is not possible for the Design Team to leave a comments on every entry, with these Blogger issues that some of us are having at the mo – grrrrrr what a nightmare. But please be assured that we do stop by and we are doing our best and every single eligible entry goes into the draw for our prizes even if we don’t manage to leave you a comment.
Thanks for bearing with us and huggiest of hugs to all xxx