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, 6 March 2019

Challenge #23 Bingo/Tic-Tac-Toe

Welcome to our blog.  
We aim to reach newbies,  as well as seasoned crafters,
 to provide challenges where you can learn
 new techniques and new skills. 
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Thank you to those who ventured along, by entering
our last challeng#22 Pop - Up Box
Choosing winners is a difficult task but we prefer to give
credit rather than use a Random indicator.
We thank you for your entries, not as many as we hoped for, but
we greatly appreciate those who enjoyed the challenge.
We do wish we could mention you all as winners,
but we have to abide by our own rules.
Caz has chosen the Top 3, but first a


...Special Mention
#1 A Rose
Greatly admired the collection of chefs, making
the box full of interest. Fabulous colour choices.


Now onto our Top 3 Winners
(in numerical order)

# 2 Donna H
This is such a bright and cheery box, lots of interest. 



#3 Elizabeth
What a super creative idea, I loved it.


#6 Heather
A beautiful box with all the gorgeous candy on display.


Congratulations to our winners, please collect your

Winner's Badges from our side bar. Thank you.

Design Team Call

We do have one position still open, if you're interested 
send me an email  for details and a link to your blog.

We are pleased to welcome our new member

to the Design Team. 

Jenny

So time to get started on our new challenge.



Challenge # 23
Bingo Card / Tic-Tac-Toe
To use one line with 3 elements in any direction.

PINK
PEARLS
LACE
TAG
FLOWERS
CHARM
TWINE
BLUE
BUTTONS




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. 

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Let's see the creations by the Design Team. 


Catherine
Blue - Flower- Pearls


Caz
Pink - Pearls - Lace


Dawn
Pink - Tag - Twine


Jane
Flowers -Blue -Pearls

Jenny
Tag - Flowers - Charm


Lucille
Flowers - Blue- Pearls


Meg
Flowers - Blue - Pearls

Sherri
Pink - Tag- Twine


Tammy 
Pink - Flowers - Buttons


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.




Wednesday, 20 February 2019

#22 Pop-Up Box

Welcome to our blog.  
We aim to reach newbies,  as well as seasoned crafters,
 to provide challenges where you can learn
 new techniques and new skills. 
************

Thank you to those who ventured along, by entering
our last challeng#22 Paper Piecing
Choosing winners is a difficult task but we prefer to give
credit rather than use a Random indicator.
We thank you for your entries,  we were thrilled with so many.
 We appreciate  everyone who took to the challenge.
Dawn has chosen the Top 3, but first a


...Special Mention
#1 Sherri T
I love the stamp, which has been paper pieced 
so skillfully and beautifully.

Now onto our Top 3 Winners

#6 A. Rose
Her snowman made me smile. 

#8 Gingerninja
I wouldn't have thought to paper piece that stamp but it
turned out fabulously.

#13 Megan
I just love what she did with those elephants.
The bright colours made me smile. 





Congratulations to our winners, please collect your

Winner's Badges from our side bar. Thank you.



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Design Team Call
We are pleased to welcome our new member
to the Design Team. 

Sherri Thacker
 North Carolina USA

We are looking forward to another member joining
very soon.
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

So time to get started on our new challenge.

Challenge # 22
Pop-up Box

If you are not sure of this technique please go to
this tutorial on You Tube. There are many others
Lots of inspiration on Pinterest here

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. 


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Let's see the creations by the Design Team. 

Catherine

Caz
I made this card in 2014 , giving it a re-show, 
I will add a new one tomorrow.

Caz (2)

Dawn

Diane

Jane

Lucille

Meg

Sherri

Tammy

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.



Wednesday, 6 February 2019

#21 Paper Piecing

Welcome to our blog.  
We aim to reach newbies,  as well as seasoned crafters,
 to provide challenges where you can learn
 new techniques and new skills. 
************

Thank you to those who ventured along, by entering
our last challeng#20 Salt Technique
Choosing winners is a difficult task but we prefer to give
credit rather than use a Random indicator.
We thank you for your entries,  we were thrilled with so many.
 We appreciate  everyone who took to the challenge.
Meg has chosen the Top 3, but first a


...Special Mention
#12 Heather's Pages
Thanks Heather for this stunning card using 
the Salt Technique. Another oldie but a goldie.
A wonderful warm sunny feeling, for we who are 
suffering with the evere cold conditions. 

Now onto our Top 3 Winners

#2 Rose

#5 Steph

#13 Jenny Kapp


Congratulations to our winners, please collect your

Winner's Badges from our side bar. Thank you.


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Design Team Call

We would like to invite two more talented

crafters to join the Design Team. Could this be you?
We  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 need to have crafting experience
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.
cazro2512@btinternet.com 
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So time to get started on our new challenge.



Challenge # 21

Paper Piecing


If you are not sure of this technique please go to this
tutorial on You Tube.
Lots of inspiration on Pinterest here. 

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. 

Catherine

Caz

Dawn

Diane

Jane

Lucille

Meg

Tammy


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. 


Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Challenge #20 Salt Technique

Welcome to our blog.  
We aim to reach newbies,  as well as seasoned crafters,
 to provide challenges where you can learn
 new techniques and new skills. 
************

A sad farewell to Donna  from the DT
I and the team thank her for her contributions and
support. We wish her an improvement in health and we
will look forward to seeing her crafting projects
in blogland.  Best wishes.
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Thank you to those who ventured along, by entering
our last challeng#19 A Shaped Card
Choosing winners is a difficult task but we prefer to give
credit rather than use a Random indicator.
We thank you for your entries,  we were thrilled with so many.
 We appreciate  everyone who took to the challenge.
Jane has chosen the Top 3, but first a


...Special Mention
I adore this cute CAS owl. Welcome to our blog
Eliz, this being your first entry we are looking 
forward to seeing many more of your  interesting cards. 

#6 Eliz Stewart


Our Top 3

#8 Pia

#12 Margreet

#22 basslady


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. Could this be you?
We  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 need to have crafting experience
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.
cazro2512@btinternet.com 
*************
So time to get started on our new challenge.



Challenge # 20

Salt Technique

If you are not sure of this technique please go to this 
tutorial on You Tube 

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. 

Meg

Catherine

Caz

Dawn

Diane

Jane



Lucille


Tammy


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  news of our holiday break

in two weeks time.