Our aim is to inspire and educate by providing challenges for beginners and seasoned crafters by going 'Back to Basic' techniques in paper crafting and stamping.

Wednesday 17 October 2018

Challenge #14 Stencils or Masks

Welcome to our  NEW blog.  
 Why a new one ? You may ask.
We aim to reach newbies,  as well as seasoned crafters,
 to provide challenges where you can learn
 new techniques and new skills. 

What would you like to see in future challenges?
We would love to know, please add your requests in the Comments.
Thank you, be patient with us, 

Thank you to those who ventured along, by entering
our last challenge #13 Watercolours
Choosing winners is a difficult task but we prefer to give
credit rather than use a Random indicator.
We had some amazing entries, I guess you like your inky backgrounds.
Kate has chosen  a Top 3 winners, but first there is our.....

...Special Mention
#17 Maria
A  beautiful design, for a sketch challenge,
perfected with an extremely clever design 
of paintbrushes and splashes of watercolours.

Our Top  3 Winners

(in alphabetical order)

#8 Sherri Thacker
Sherri created a lovely hand painted scene 
with the super choice of watercolours.

#14 Darnell
Wonderful Autumn image of a barrel of apples. 
Beautifuly watercoloured, fabulous shading,. The apples
look good enough to eat. 

#19 Nish
Wonderful vibrant splashes of colour and a 
simple stylish design. 

Congratulations to our winners, please collect your
Winner's Badges from our side bar. Thank you.

Design Team Call
We would like to invite two more talented
crafters to join the Design Team.

We try to provide a fun, easy and enjoyable Admin blog.
The challenges are held every two weeks.
You need to be able to work within a team, commit to deadlines.
To be able to work with Blogger, to own a blog, be able to display
your photos of your projects for each challenge. 
To partake in choosing winners.
To commit to positvely commenting on allocated numbers of
entries to the challenges. 
You do not need to be experienced,  we help and guide novices.
To show your interest add DT after your name in the current challenge,
AND send me an email with your blog address, and any questions.
A sad farewell to Anesha and to Kate.
We thank you for being so supportive and helpful in the
development of the new blog. Your inspiration and designs
have been so much appreciated. Many thanks. We wish you both
a long happy continuation of crafting. Farewell and again thank you.
So time to get started on our new challenge.

Challenge # 14
Stencils or Masks 

There are lots of tutorials on You Tube and Pinterest.
Type in Stencils or Masks and you will be spoilt for choice.

If you would like to see more of the DT cards they would
 love you to visit them via their links on the right side bar. 

Let's see the creations by the Design Team. 










By entering these challenges you are giving your consent to your blog links 
being visible along with your name in the entries.

Thank you to the team for their wonderful inspiration. 
To enter, please click on the Blue Link below.
We will return with the winners and a new challenge 

in two weeks time.


  1. Congratulations to all the winners, such fabulous cards, indeed there was a marvellous selection of entries this time around, Kate x x

  2. Thank you so much for this wonderful honor! Congratulations to Maria, Sherri, and Nish! Your DT cards for the next challenge are fantastic!! Hugs, Darnell