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Thursday, December 1, 2016

December Challenge!!

OMG where has this year gone? It is nearly Christmas! EEKKKK!!

Before we get too ahead of ourselves, we have a new challenge to share.  
This months chalenge is a sketch with a twist! We would love to see what you can do with this sketch, but we also want you to include the word TOGETHER on your page!
Don't forget to also include your handmade items! :)


And just like last year, we are once again giving our very generous sponsors a break this month, and the winner will be receiving a SECRET SANTA prize!! :)

Here are our DT examples.....

Chloe
Handmade items: Charms Creations arrow, {not handmade but - Rainbow Splendour veneer}

Emma
Handmade items: Charms Creations flag, Rainbow Splendour bow and wood veneer

Lisette
Handmade item: Burdy's Embellies button

Amanda
Handmade item: Charms Creations butterfly heart

Cally
Handmade items: Rainbow Splendour kit, and Just Add Flair flair

Anita
Handmade items: Flutterby Designs flair buttons and wood veneer

Krisy
Handmade items: Charms Creations Christmas Tree, flair button 

We hope you will play along with us!
All entries are due by midnight December 31!

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

November mid-month reveal!

This month we have a fun challenge for you! We want you to scrap a page with NO PEOPLE involved!! That's right, you can scrap anything, but we don't want to see any people!
Also don't forget to include your handmade item!



This months sponsor is DT member Emma with her Kit the Habit kits!
One lucky person will win an awesome kit full of embellishments! :)
You can check out Kit the Habits on Facebook.


Here are our 'NO PEOPLE' DT examples:
Vicki
Handmade items: Burdy's Embellies button, Rainbow Splendour frame, bow, and wood veneer cloud and rainbow

Alison
Handmade item: Charms Creations star

Cally
Handmade items: Burdy's Embellies Awesome Arrows, Rainbow Splendour cut aparts

Chloe
Handmade items: Charms creations stars and chevron. Studio 1440 flair

Emma
Handmade items: Kit the Habit acrylic, randoms and papers, Rainbow Splendour veneers, Charms Creations tab

Lisette
Handmade items: Rainbow Splendour bow and cloud wood veneer, D'lish Scraps flair, handmade journal tag and lots of altered Scrapmatts Chipboard; Colour Blast Shimmer paste through a stencil. 

Janet
Handmade items: clear scallop border, clear lattice pieces (cut up), resin striped dots, resin mint alphabet letters, rapple and heart by The Resin Rainbow.
Flag, stars, tassel, flair and tab by D-Lish scraps

We hope you will join in this fun challenge!

All entries need to be linked by midnight November 30!

Thursday, November 10, 2016

October Winner!!

Our October challenge was a super fun moodboard of artwork by Leanne Jago!!

Our lucky winner, Raelene Cous, created this gorgeous page, 
along with a process video that you can see on her blog! :)

You have won these gorgeous pieces of artwork by Leanne at Art by Leanne Jago
You are so lucky!! :)

Could you please email us via the contact tab above so we can get your prize out to you!

Thank you to everyone who joined us and played along, we hope you are all joining us again with our current challenge!

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

November Challenge!

Can you believe we are in November already!!??!!

This month we have a fun challenge for you! We want you to scrap a page with NO PEOPLE involved!! That's right, you can scrap anything, but we don't want to see any people!
Also don't forget to include your handmade item!

This months sponsor is DT member Emma with her Kit the Habit kits!
One lucky person will win an awesome kit full of embellishments! :)
You can check out Kit the Habits on Facebook.


Here are our 'NO PEOPLE' DT examples:

Sue
Handmade item: Charms Creations chevron

Amanda
Handmade items: Charms Creations chevron, Rainbow Splendour bow, Burdy's Embellies cool cogs, Funky Flairs flair

Krisy
Handmade items: Charms Creations Star, Flutterby Designs Flair

Sandra
Handmade items: Charms Creations heavenly heart and O; Studio Fourteen40 flair 

Deena
Handmade items: Rainbow Splendour wood veneer lightning bolt, and hand cut and written quote

Anita
Handmade item: Charms Creations heart

Leanne
Handmade items: Rainbow Splendour wood veneer, Charms Creations map marker, handmade pins

We hope you will join in this fun challenge!
All entries need to be linked by midnight November 30!

Saturday, October 15, 2016

October Mid-Month reveal!

Hi everyone!
Well the month is passing us by very quickly - have you had a go at the October challenge yet? If not, here's a reminder of the gorgeous mood board designed by Leanne Jago...


Besides being inspired by the board for your project, you must also remember to include a handmade embellishment. And don't forget that we welcome all sorts of projects for our challenge - scrapbook layouts, project life pages, cards, mixed media canvases, art journal spreads...as long as it meets our criteria and has been created specifically for our challenge, you are welcome to enter it. (Please note that entering your project into multiple challenges will void your eligibility for prizes with us.)

Art by Leanne Jago is also our official sponsor this month. Leanne has created an amazing prize for this month' winner...


This stunning pair of mixed media artworks come matted and ready to pop straight into some 8x10" frames. So gorgeous! (Such a shame there's a rule against our team members entering.) Make sure you get your entries linked up to be in the running to win!

Now here's some more inspiration from our design team...

Anita
Features Flutterby Designs wood veneers; Sticky Quick Quotes and Flutter Colour Paint 


Emma
Features Rainbow Splendour wood veneer; Kit the Habit flair button


Sue
Cocoa Vanilla Studio flair and Flutterby Designs snippet strips


Sandra
Handmade items are Charms Creations heavenly heart and D-lish Scraps flair.


Vicki
Charms Creations heart; Rainbow Splendour bow; Burdy's Embellies button


Janet
Handmade item is the bubbles resin layer in clear (cut up) from The Resin Rainbow. 


Deena
Mixed media canvas featuring handmade quote


Now we have fired up your mojo, it's your turn to create something! You have until midnight, 31st October to link up your project inspired by this month's mood board to be in the running for Leanne's beautiful prize.
Happy scrapping! :)

Monday, October 10, 2016

September Winner!!

Our September challenge was this very cool sketch, with some mixed media thrown in, to make it even more fun!

The winner of this challenge, with this super cool page, is Jane Carrie!!

You have won yourself some awesome goodies from Krisy at Popleopod!

Could you please email us via the contact tab above so we can get your prize out to you!

Thank you to everyone who joined us and played along, we hope you are all joining us again with our current challenge!

Saturday, October 1, 2016

October Challenge!

Hi everyone!
Welcome to our OCTOBER challenge! (I really can't believe that we are nearing the end of the year so quickly!) This month we have a fabulous mood board challenge that has been designed for you by the very talented Leanne Jago. But this is no ordinary mood board - this one is filled with images of artworks that have been created by Leanne herself!

Here it is...


Besides being inspired by the board for your project, you must also remember to include a handmade embellishment somewhere on your creation. (And no, it doesn't have to be made by you - check out what our team has used for some ideas!) Remember that we welcome all sorts of projects for our challenge - scrapbook layouts, project life pages, cards, mixed media canvases, art journal spreads...as long as it meets our criteria and has been created specifically for our challenge, you are welcome to enter it. (Please note that entering your project into multiple challenges will void your eligibility for prizes with us.)

Our sponsor this month is none other than our challenge designer and artist extraordinaire herself - Leanne Jago from Art by Leanne Jago!

Leanne has created something very special for this month's winner...


This amazing pair of mixed media artworks come matted and ready to pop straight into some 8x10" frames. Aren't they stunning? I am sure they would look fabulous in someone's home (MINE!)
Make sure you are following Leanne's Facebook page Art by Leanne Jago to stay up to date with all her creations.

Now here is some inspiration from our design team...

Leanne
Features Charms Creations circle; Rainbow Splendour wood veneer fox and
Cocoa Vanilla Studio altered wood veneer word


Chloe
Features Rainbow Splendour rolled rose; Charms Creations hearts; Studio Fourteen40 flair


Amanda
Features Charms Creations map marker; Burdy's Embellies chevrons



Krisy
Features Charms Creations arrow and Funky Flair Studio flair


Alison
Features Charms Creations butterfly heart; D-lish Scraps tab and Alison's own handmade flowers


Cally
Features Burdys Embellies frames; Charms Creations cute little bunny; Rainbow Splendour feather


Lisette
Features Charms Creation doily; D-lish Scraps flair and journal spot; Flutterby Designs quote stickers


So there you have it - what an amazing batch of inspiration from our team! I just love how one mood board can inspire so many different creations.
You now have until midnight, 31st October to link up your take on this month's gorgeous board to be in the running for Leanne's amazing prize. We are looking forward to seeing them all.
Happy scrapping! :)