Sunday, 4 November 2012

November Challenge

Hello to you all, time seems to be flying and the 'C'  is getting so close now and I hope all your preparations are going along to plan. 

Time to announce our November challenge and this month we would like to see you using your dies, in fact ..........

********Any Die Will Do********

The only things you need to remember is that the focal element of your card must be a stamped image or sentiment - any make of stamp - but no Digi's are allowed.

We are still looking for Guest Designers, so if you like the idea joining us the logo below tells you what you need to do to be considered and please feel free to grab it and help us spread the word.

Now for some prizes and as always we have lots on offer........................
Penny Black stamps remain a firm favourites for many of us and the latest Christmas range has proved to be so popular, not surprising when you look at all the gorgeous images on offer. They are regular bringing out new products and to get ahead of the game all you need to do is sign up for the newsletter here.

Next we have Classy Crafts sponsorig us again.....

they are an on line store offering a huge range of products, latest arrivals include Spellbinders dies and Nellie Snedden stamps and don't forget that all new customers can get a 10% discount off their first order - use the code "first order" (no quotes) in the discount coupon box during the checkout process to claim your discount. (Offer excludes the Silhouette Cameo, and quotes for special orders).They are offering one winner a £10 voucher for an on line shop at their store.

And another of our regulars FlonzCraft who sell a unique range of Victorian inspired stamps and are offering a prize of a $20 store voucher. Also a 12% discount on purchases made by challenge entrants during this month, just enter "Penny Black and More challenge entrant' in the comment section when placing your order.

Our regular sponsor Sir Stampalot for the winning entry using a Penny Black stamp. Sir Stampalot stock a huge range of Penny Black stamps including the new Christmas 2012 collection, as well as products from all the leading craft companies. The great prize from them this month:
Now for some inspiration and we are pleased to introduce two Guest Designers this month, first is Nela with this really cute creation........

And my great teamie from Allsorts Tracy who has made a splendid double easel card.............

Using Penny Black 4035K Letters and Flowers

Using FlonzCraft girl with umbrella (lge) and Penny Black 30-117 Free Flight and
Penny Black Madions DP's

PB stamp No2994K - Skiing Snowman, Flonz stamps- Baroque Corners
(part of stamp behind sentiment on lower left)

PB bonjour! 4149H and Flonz sentiment

Using PB Words so sweet 4256K and a Flonz sentiment from a set of stamps
 Penny Black: hanging treasures 40-165 and all is bright 30-137 and Flontz's Baroque corners

Penny Black stamp from "Betsy Bluebell" transparent set and Flonz Craft butterfly " Three Butterflies".
using Penny Black Fairy Stardust 40-180 Slapstick and from Flonz Craft Scroll from corners stamp set

Stamps:- Penny Black Transparent - Holly Day critters, Flonz Oval Frame With Flowers

Enjoy the remainder of your weekend and we look forward to seeing all your entries this month.


  1. Can't see the linky Brenda and it seems to say it will start on the 5th November:(

  2. All fixed lol. Patience is a virtue I do not possess lol.

  3. Love the DT cards - beautiful work!

    Thank you for a great challenge theme - I LOVE dies.

    Hugs, Jennifer. x

  4. Gorgeous cards DT!! I love the challenge!
    Hugs, Tammy

  5. Great challenge (who doesn't love a die or 2!), fab prizes, fantastic DT inspiration!

  6. Meant to add GD, can I do it from here? Sorry, left my brain in bed this morning, wish I was back there with it, lol!

  7. Amazing DT creations, all so different and inspirational! I'll add GD blinkie on my sidebar, hugs, Miria xx

  8. Great theme for the challenge and great cards from the DT
    x catherine

  9. Lovely work by DT a great varied selection and what lovely prizes! oh such fun! Shaz in Oz.x

  10. Stunning cards Ladies, great challenge.

    Kath x

  11. Another fabulous challenge, thank you and great DT work too.
    Teresa xx

  12. Another super Challenge with fabulous DT work! Judy x

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  14. Absolutely amazing DT cards.

    I've come to play with two cards after a prompt by Linda from Snails Space xxx

  15. Thanks so much for the great challenge...the design team work is awesome!

  16. Had a good run this month managed to make 3 for you. Thanks so much to the DT's who have dropped by my blog.
    Margaret M

  17. Thanks for the fabulous challenge. IThis is my second card this time.
    Fabulous work by the designers!

  18. gorgeous cards, great DT inspiration!

    enjoy *~*

  19. Wahoo - I joined in with a third entry! Thanks for this challenge xxx

  20. hi lovely dt-team!

    sorry, ladies...i put a wrong link in my entry nr. 173...would you please be so kind and delete it!
    my entry nr. 174 has the correct link to my card!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo


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