Friday, 29 June 2012

Bling It On Challenge

Thank you to everyone who entered our Time/Travel themed challenge, your entries are amazing and picking winners will prove a difficult task for the team.

Now that theme has come to a close we welcome you to our new challenge theme that will last for the next 2 weeks... Bling It On!!!

Here's your chance to impress us with your use of sparkly embellishments, so add glitters, jewels, or anything you fancy adding.  Whoever impresses us most will have £10 to spend on our website,

The project can be any theme as long as it features some ***bling***!


Organza Ribbon
Woodware Blending Chalks


Sue used:
Tim Holtz stamps - Fabulous Flourishes; Odds & Ends; French Marketplace
Distress Stains - Victorian Velvet; Picket Fence 
Tim Holtz die - Vintage Marketplace
Stampendous stamp - Rose Corset
Tim Holtz Distress Markers

Lisa Sparkle

Lisa used:
Aspects of design butterfly beauties stamp plate
Distress Inks
Versafine in Onyx Black
Purple raffia and card, flowers and skeleton leaves from stash, green handmade paper
Black gems

Caroline used;
Stampendous cling - Mermaid
Artemio Clear Stamp Set - Distressed Backgrounds
Aspects Of Design - Mesh Effect Background
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad - Peacock Feathers, Picked Raspberry
Ranger Archival ink - Jet Black
Lindy's Stamp Gang Moon Glow's Glitz Spritz - Royal Lapis Lazuli Fire
Lindy's Stamp Gang Moon Glow's Two-Toned Embossing Powder - Desert Moon Copper Pine
Card stock - Kraft, White
Caran D'Ache Neocolor II Watersoluble wax pastels
Derwent Inktense Watersoluble Ink Pensils
Uni-ball signo pen - white, silver, yellow, gold
Faber-Castell PITT artsit pen - black XS
Spellbinders Nestabilities - Petit Ovals Large & Petit Scalloped Ovals Large
Recycled - Kraft Envelope


Kimx used:
Stampendous clear set SSC1105 - Daisy Stem Trio
Artemio clear set - Manuscript Backgrounds
Hero Arts - F5042 Leaf Flourish
Distress ink pads - Wild Honey, Rusty Hinge and Barn Door
Frantage Aged Ivory Embossing Enamel
Card Candi
Glitter glue
Ribbon, nailheads, pin, button, flowers and stamen from stash.


Angela used:
Tim Holtz Distress inks - Faded Jeans, Dusty Concord, Black Soot, Peeled paint, Forest moss, Walnut stain, Old Paper.
Tim Holtz Stamps - Urban Tapestry, Winter Sketchbook
Marc Richards Bling - Yellow.
Clear embossing powder
Versamark Distress ink

Lisa O

Lisa used
Distress Inks-Bundled Sage, Tumbled Glass, Faded Jeans, Chipped Sapphire 
Stampendous Cling Mermaid
Artemio Swirls Stamps
Glossy Accents
Moonglow Emerald Green Glitz Sprtitz
Cosmic Shimmer Lapis Sapphire Embossing Powder

Please link to your project post rather than your main blog address. If unsure please check our challenge rules.


  1. Great inspiration from the team... it's nice to see such subtle blinging going on! I couldn't click through to Angela's blog though - is it me?

  2. As usual ...mouth watering inspiration from the DT..great challenge! Suzanne x

  3. lots of lovely delicate bling from your dt. i don't usually do bling but i have really gone for it in this challenge...LOL!!

  4. Superb creations and a perfect challenge for someone that loves to sparkle things up. Smiles.
    Krafty Karen.xx

  5. thanks for the "bling it on" challenge - every card needs a little "bling"!


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