Thursday, 25 July 2013

Sneak Peek for August

Can you believe it's August next week!?
Here is a little peek at what we have planned for the month:

So pop back on 1st August to see what this is all about.
The current scraplift challenge continues to 5th August, and the card challenge continues until 15th August.
Don't forget to send in your creations to be included for the chance of a prize.

Tuesday, 16 July 2013

Your 'Schools Out' Cards

We have an entry already, this first image shows several thank you cards for teachers created by:


updated 06/08/13

Thanks for looking, please see the original post of the 15th July for details of the challenge which runs until 15th August.

We also have the scraplift challenge running until 5th August, and the details are on the post dated 1st July.

Monday, 15 July 2013

School's Out Card Challenge

As it's July, Claire Bell (Silver Custard) has challenged us to make a card on the theme of 'School's Out!'
(Updated below with prize details)



Schools out for me said Summer Holidays and Ice-Cream



Several project for the holidays!
 Kit contains:
Imagination Project Accordion Book
Which Craft? - Super Duper Pop-Up Cards (5 cards & envelopes)
2 American Craft Premium Ribbon 1.2m reels
MIC Craft Papers (12 assorted papers)
Lippy Chick - Flip Book
American Craft - Candy cotton Wow! Glitter & Cricket Spark! Glitter
 Wordsworth Stamps - Wild Card Template for Card and Envelope
Plenty to keep you busy here!
The challenge will run until the 15thAugust and we look forward to seeing your entries.

If you don't see your image here straight away, please bear with us. We will try to edit this post at lease once a day.

Please comment below with a link to the post on your blog where your card is featured.

If you don't have a blog please send us an email with an image of your card attached - address in sidebar.
NB Unfortunately the prize is available to UK residents only but please feel free to take part anyway, it's always lovely to see your cards.

Winner of F is for Framed - June Challenge.........

Maria had a hard time choosing as they are all lovely layouts but, the one that stood out the most is....................................................
A big drumroll please.......................................
JULIE B with this lovely page -

Congratulations Julie - please contact us to claim your prize.
Thank-you to all that took part.

Thursday, 4 July 2013

Your Mixed Medium Layouts for July

Here are your entries for this month's challenge:







updated 31/07/13

thanks for all these lovely entries.

This challenge runs until the 5th August.
The current card challenge runs until 15th July
Please click on the relevant image in the side bar for details.

Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Winner of the May Card Challenge

Alison has chosen a winner for the 'Use Up Your Stash' card challenge - and the winner is:

with her retirement card

Congratulations Rita - Please contact us to obtain your vintage prize, kindly provided by Alison.

Rita with her prize:

There is still time to enter the current card challenge - English Country Garden which runs until 15th July. Details can be found HERE.

Monday, 1 July 2013

M is for Mixed Media

We are scraplifting our very own design team member LINDA this month with this stunning layout made using many different medium together on one layout.

We want you to used a selection of mixed media in your layout while using Emilie's sketch. Linda was inspired to have a go at a challenge on The Merly Impressions Blog using Emilie Chamel's sketch, and she won a Top Acts award for her entry!

Mixed media, in visual art, refers to an artwork in the making of which more than one medium has been employed - and so 'M is for Mixed-Media'

Our fantastic Design Team have once again created some wonderful layouts for this challenge
I am always amazed at the original and creative way each of us produces something so completely different with the same sketch, technique, layout for inspiration and amount of love and time !!
 Please click on the names to be taken to the relevant blogs.


We have a July Scrapology kit as a prize this month, with the stash as used in Lynn and Linda's layouts:

1 sheet Greyboard (already prepared with texture paste and Gesso)
3 Pieces 12" x 4" Bo Bunny Double Dot, Frost, Slate & Boysenberry
2 Paper roses & 1 paper gardenia
6" x 6" Ivory spider's web
25cm x 3mm Plum satin Ribbon
25cm Purple twine
1 piece vellum
1 white leaf decorative Pins
Sketch & Instructions

We hope you will joining the fun and enter the challenge by creating a layout using the sketch and plenty of different medium. To enter the challenge, comment below with a link to the post on your blog where your layout is featured. If you don't have a blog please email us with an image - address in sidebar.
The challenge closes at midnight on 5th August 2013

Please create a new layout for this challenge - no back links will be accepted.

Prize available to UK residents only.
Looking forward to seeing what you all make - good luck.

If you are interested in purchasing a kit for this layout through Cardinal Colours (using the products Lynn and Linda have used) Please email to see if there are any available.