Friday 5 November 2010

Challenge # 9 Christmas

Firstly thank you for your fantastic entries to our Cards for Men challenge, there was a really good response.

Over to Jill now for the announcement of the Top 5 for this challenge

Thanks Vix! OK, so who said we don't like making cards for men? Not you lot, that's for sure as there was a very long shortlist again to whittle down to just 5, so here's that final shortlist

The top prize of £10 of Stamp Man Gift Vouchers this time goes to

45 Meggymay

and then in no particular order

99 Angie
65 Annika
86 Neil
18 Rachel X

Well done ladies and gentleman! Please take your blinkies from the sidebar:)

Thank you for entering and supporting our challenges


Now I'll hand you back to Vix...

Our new challenge hosted by me (Vix) is an Anything goes CHRISTMAS. If you haven't started yet now is the time to panic so get stuck into this one and have a look at what the team have created to inspire you. We're joined by our new teamie Sarah of The Art of Moodling fame. Please go and check out her blog, she's awesome! We also have another new teamie who will join us later on and thats Brenda of Bumblebees & Butterflies. You might recognise her name from around blogger as I think just about everyone knows of her!
Our challenge will run for 2 weeks and we accept more than one entry if they are different i.e a card, an ATC, an altered item. Hope you like what we've created so now let us see yours!


Vix used: Aspects of Design 61 - Butterfly Beauties, Starburst Stains - Holiday Wreath, Hero Arts - Fabulous Flourish, Gold Acrylic Dauber, Black Webbing Spray (Only available in the shop)


Debbie used


Stamps Kay used:
Aspects of Design No.32 un-mounted stamp sheet - Flitter Flutter Snowflakes

Lisa used:


Sarah used
Hero Arts CG226 Bauble
Hero Arts S5449 Fabulous Flourish [which truly is FaBuLouS!!]
and says
I have a CAS side to my work, and just AdOrE Hero Arts stamps, so
I so enjoyed making this card. Look out for messy and inky next time though ;)

Jill used:
Tim Holtz stamps, Santa's Wish
Starburst Stains Holiday Wreath set
Distress Inks
Moonglow Embossing Powder Holly Berry Red Gold
Nestie: Classic Scalloped Heart
Heart UTEE embellishment stamped with heart wings stamp from
Aspect of Design 62 Artistic Elements
White Webbing Spray (only available at shop)


  1. Thank you for choosing me as worthy of your top 5 ! You have made my day special. Now on to Christmas!

  2. Fabulous DT work - very inspiring.
    Ann xxx

  3. Thankyou for choosing my male card out of all the fabulous entries. I am thrilled to be the winner of the voucher this time.

  4. Wow, what a lovely surprise- I popped over to check out the fab DT Christmas card ideas to find you'd chosen me as one of your Top 5!! :) thank you so much- I'll put my new Blinkie on my blog asap!! :)
    Look forward to joining in with this new challenge soon!! :)
    hugs, Rachel x

  5. Wonderful DT creations, so much inspiration.


  6. love the DT creations!! fabulous!

  7. Gorgeous creations from the design team. Hugs, Hanna

  8. Fabulous DT creations! Thanks for the inspiration and for the challenge!
    Dorly Weitzen, Israel

  9. Great work team & challenge too. Janet T


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