Friday, 13 July 2012

Anything Goes/Summer Colours

Welcome everyone to our latest challenge which is "Anything Goes/Summer Colours". I have just seen the fantastic winner of the "Time or Travel" challenge. Well done Trace (InkyPinkyCraft)'s a stunner!! Thanks to you all for entering and sharing your wonderful creations. And I am looking forward to sitting down later to look through the Bling it On entries.

Most of us have had a rather dismal summer so far, very dreich as we say here in Scotland. So I am looking forward to seeing lots of lovely hot summer colours in your entries for this challenge to brighten us up!! You can make anything you like as long as you use summer colours.

I will kick off with a card using one stamp for my focal image and my background.  You have two weeks to enter and remember there is a £10 voucher for the winner!!

Siobhan Used
Spellbinder Parisian Accents Border
Mark Richards Natural Pearls - small and medium

Lisa Sparkle

Lisa used:
Stampendous cling stamp- Garden background
Watercolour pencils
Martha Stewart punch
Papers and bling from stash

Angela used:
Aspects of Design stamps - "On Gossamer Wings"
Tim Holtz Stamps - "Urban Tapestry" & "Winter Sketchbook"
Tim Holtz Distress inks - Salty Ocean, Mowed Lawn, Squeezed Lemonade, Peacock Feathers, Dusty Concord, Picked Rasberry, Ripe Persimmon, Walnut Stain and Brushed Corduroy.
Clear Embossing Powder
Black Archival ink
Dymo Label maker
Baby Wipes


Sue used:
Aspects of Design - Alluring Ladies
Distress Inks - Mowed Lawn; Mustard Seed; Ripe Persimmon
Tim Holtz die - Wordplay
Glossy Accents


Kimx used
Woodware Clear stamps (Will be available soon)
Distress Inks - Rusty Hinge, Seedless Preserve, Faded Jeans 
Hero Arts S5601 Newspaper Background
Clear Embossing Powder
Water Spritzing bottle
Small circle punch

Brenda used -

Memory Box Pastry Labels
Wooden embellishments
Distress Markers


  1. Wonderful summery creations by the DT, fabulous colours. Tracy x

  2. Woooow, I am speechless! Outstanding projects ladies! LOOOOVE them all! xx

  3. Linkz is down, so here's my entry:


  4. Super creations from the DT!
    Sandi ♥

  5. Your DT has the most incredible samples!!!

  6. Thank you for the anything goes/summer colours challenge - the DT samples are fantastic!

  7. Thank you for the fantastic challenge! It was very inspiring for me and still is - due to all the great entries!

    Greetings from Vienna,

    die amelie

  8. Great cards from the DT!! Love the site, but there seems to be a problem with your followers link.... I want to be a follower but there's no possibility . Hope you can fix this!!
    Marianne MW

  9. Thanks for a great challenge - we are all in need of some Summer colours this year!
    Sylvia x

  10. It has been awhile since I last entered one of your Challenges, but I loved the Dt cards; they are just gorgeous, and they did inspire me to make a summer card even though it is Winter here.... It made me feel warm for awhile!

  11. All things bright and beautiful, all the way. Gorgeous inspiration from the DT, looking forward to blog hopping them, and as many of the entries as I can get round!
    Alison x

  12. Such lovely creations by the DT. Thank you so much for this challenge.
    Blessing hugs,

  13. Great creations and a lovely theme choice.
    Krafty Karen.xx

  14. Thanks for all your encouragement ladies, we really appreciate it.
    Hugs {brenda} xox

  15. OPPPs...I edited my post to include your link. Thanks for the heads up.


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