Thursday, 31 December 2015

December winners


Good morning and a big thank you for all your stunning entries to our December challenge, also our thanks for your support of Penny Black and More throughout 2015.

So here are this months lucky winners as selected by Random Org.......................

Winners of the prizes from Penny Black:




The voucher from Stamp Addicts:


The prize from Sizzix:


And the tickets to the February Hobbycraft show:

Well done to you all, please mail me with your full names and postal addys so I can get your prizes off to you. And don't forget to collect out winners bade to display on your own blogs.

And we loved Marika's card and would like to invite her to be our Guest Designer in February, please mail me so I can tell you more about our theme that month.


Wishing you all a very Happy New Year.

Friday, 18 December 2015

Some mid month inspiration


Good morning everyone, I hope you are well and your Christmas preparation going to plan and as this will be our lost post until the New Year myself and the Design Team would like to wish you all.......

A very Happy Christmas

It's been a busy month so far for our Anything Goes with a Stamp theme with lots of lovely entries, but there is still plenty of time to join in and a chance to win one of the fab prizes on offer.

The deign team have been bust again and here is a little bit more inspiration from the

GDT Lai-Yoke
Using Penny Black Winter Wishes 51-079 and Soft Grace 30-311

Using Penny Black 42347K Awakening, 40-282 Twirls and 2520M Music Background

Using Penny Black  Blooming Garden 30-155 and Dance Sing Love 2695J


Linda
Using Penny Black winter village 944H

Lynn
Using Penny Black Poppy Poem 4036K Summer Fun 30-107 and Clearly in Love 30-009 

Mervi
Using Penny Black Holiday Hugs 40-081

Sam
Using Penny Black Scooting Along 4128J


Shirley
Using Penny Black Winter 40-003

Tracy
Using Penny Black  Holiday Hugs 40-081

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Sunday, 6 December 2015

December challenge - Anything Goes with a stamp


Welcome to our December challenge, where did this year go ?

We know so many of you are extra busy this time of year so we are keeping the theme nice and simple...........

********Anything goes with a stamp********

Usual rules apply, you can enter up to three times, combine with other challenges, use any make of stamp......but can I please remind you.......

We are a stamping challenge so 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. 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. Her are the great prizes from them this month, one of the new clear stamp sets, a new release die set and a slapstick favourite.........................




 is a family run business based in Bedfordshire and have been in business since 1992. We have watched the popularity of rubber stamping and all papercrafts steadily increase over time and now manufacture our own branded rubber stamps which frequently feature on Create and Craft TV as well as craft shows across the UK. The prize is a £10 store voucher.


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. The prize is a set of dies.



And a pair of tickets to the February Hobbycraft show in Manchester.

And don't forgot the DT are always on the lookout for our next Guest Designer from entries using Penny Black stamps.

We are pleased to welcome Lai-Yoke as our first Guest Designer this month with this beautiful floral card................

Using Penny Black Divine 40-372

We also welcome my teami from Allsorts Tracy as a Guest Designer this month and she has used some Penny Black stickers to great effect.


And of course the Design Team have been as busy as ever and come up with a lovely selection of artwork to inspire......................

Brenda
Using Penny Black Happy Notes 30-300

Ellie
Using Penny Black Snowy Hamlet 40-351

Linda
Using Penny Black Jolly Friends 30-058

Lynn
Using Penny Black A Splash of Winter 4272K, Pennant 51-032 and Around Town 51-080

Mervi
Using Penny Black Xmas Crafts 2747K

Sam
Using Penny Black Cozy Cottage 945H and Friends And Family 3991F

Shirley
Using Penny Black Dashing through the Snow 40-159

Susan
Using Penny Black Xmas everyday 3756E and  Little Angel 2222E

Using Penny Black 4013K Snow Squad

Now it's over to you and we look forward to visiting all your blogs.


Friday, 4 December 2015

November winners


A very good morning and a huge thank you for all your fabulous entries to our November challenge, you really wowed us with so many fabulous creations and we are just pleased Random Org., selects the winners as it would be such a hard task if we had to choose them ourselves.

So here are the lucky names out of the draw:

Winners of the prizes from Penny Black..........................




Winner of the store voucher from Crafts U Love...............


And last but by no means least the collection of ribbons from Crafty Ribbons.................


Well done to you all, please mail me by midnight GMT on 10th December with your full names and postal addys so I can get your prizes in the post. And don't forget to collect our winners badge from our sidebar. Any prizes unclaimed by that date will be re-drawn.

I will be back Sunday with a new challenge and lots more great prizes.


Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Mid month inspiration


Good morning, it's been a wonderful month so far with so many fabulous entries, thank you all. And if you have not had time to join in yet or wold like to add another entry there is still plenty of time as the challenge runs until Wednesday 2nd December.

The Design Team have come up with some more inspiration following the Christmas theme, my thanks to them all for their hard work and our November GDT Autumn has also made another card to share with us.

                    Using Penny Black  Music Background 2025M and Cheerful Giving 3514H

Brenda
Using Penny Black 1042K Winter Scene and 4205L Village Christmas

Ellie
Using Penny Black 4268K Crystal Drops
inside view 4268K Crystal Drops and 20-316 Season's Gifts
Linda
Using Penny Black Christmas Every Day 30-081

Lynn
Using Penny Black 40-165 Hanging Treasures

Mervi
Using Penny Black Beary Merry 40-425 and Holiday Trimmings papers

Sam
Using Penny Black Make Believe 4007K and Penny Black Holly Jolly 30-039

Shirley
Using Penny Black Kindness No 40-038

Tracy
Using Penny Black 4012K Candy Cane Perch


Happy crafting everyone.

 
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