Sunday, 31 May 2015

Challenge 11 - Anything Mixed Media/Creative...We Love 2 Create craft challenge

Good morning crafters!!! Today we've got lots of inspiration for our
 'Anything Creative/Mixed Media' challenge

You've still got plenty of time to enter, just click here to enter your project! 
You could be in with a chance of winning some fabby stash from those lovely folk at Premium Craft Brands!

Now we hinted that we had lots of inspiration for you this week and that's because we have 2 new teamies joining us ..... so drum roll please ...... trumpet fanfare ...... and give a creative, messy, inky, pan pastel warm welcome to ...

Now before we see what the DT have been up to, its time to announce the winner and top 3 from Challenge #10, so without any further ado, our lucky winner as chosen by is
No.21 - Jo Rice
Congratulations Jo! Just email us quoting your winners code ( PPWK10001) and your snail mail details and watch for posti. Email details can be found in the side bar.

 Our Top 3 for Challenge #10 are ...
Many congratulations to you all. Don't forget to grab your Top 3 badge from the side bar.

So now let's get on with sharing the DT inspiration with you all and we'll let the newbies kick start the sharing ...

Tracy Evans - So thrilled to be part of the team and I look forward to my creative journey with you all. For my first piece I created a coordinated card and Artist Trading Block showcasing three fabulous vibrant colours of PanPastels.

Tracy S - Hi all you lovely people out there. It's such a great pleasure to be here with you and on this fabulous team. I look forward to getting to know you all better. For my first project I went whimsy with my pan pastels in my dylusions art journal. Love these fabulous colours.....
Products I used:

Yvonne - Pan pastels and masking tape.  All the details are over on my blog.  Look forward to seeing you there.


Lou: I have been inspired to make another tag card with lots of layers smoothered in pan pastels. It was also a good chance to use up lots of "bits". Full details are on my blog.
Products I used:

Terry I made a few labels to put on a rose, for my girls, they gave it to our dearest neighbourlady and 3th mother who has sadly passed away. The girls wrote a few sentences on the back. I altered a wooden heart to give to her. I worked with Gesso for the background, Used Light modelling paste onto a DD stencil and crackled it. I colored the labels and heart with the Metallic PanPastels and some Pearlescent Pans. To decorate it some more I placed a few butterflies on top to symbolise our dearest neighbour and his wife to fly off to they can be together.....
Some of the products that I have worked with are:

Claire C I've made a little canvas using PanPastels mixed with gesso for the background and i've also used my Pans to colour the image, adding some definition  with my Graph'It markers, you can find all the details on my blog.

Hopefully that'll have given you loads of inspiration to play along with our challenge!! 
Just click here to enter
See you next week with another fun "anything goes" challenge

Sunday, 24 May 2015


Good morning crafters and a big warm welcome to our new challenge, once again we've got a nice easy theme for you

'Anything Creative/Mixed Media Goes'

We can't wait to see what you're going to create but if you're stuck for ideas, our lovely DT girlies have been busy creating some amazing artwork to inspire you!

We've got a fabby prize up for grabs too, thanks to those lovely folk at Premium Craft Brands

and of course the DT will be choosing their top 3 too!!

Now lets see what the DT have been busy creating this week

Yvonne - Distressed Panpastels!!!!  All the information on how I distressed Panpastels on my blog.

Claire C I've used stampbord ATCs, PanPastels along with some of the gorgeous stamps from Premium Craft Brands and of course my stampbord tools to create this little pencil pot. All the deets are on my blog

Terry I have made a card for a "sad" occasion.....The background was made with corrugated card and Gesso mixed with Crackle and Metallic Pans...I scraped the borders and placed it onto a darkbrown piece of cardstock...I played with the Metallic PanPastels and a stampset of flowers.....and Embossingpowder.I have placed a piece of lace at the bottom of the card and a few butterflies flying off in the air......and finished my "sad|" card with the sentiment Thinking of You......

Soem of the products I worked with are: 

Lou: I have made a CAS style card using PCB stamps, stampbord, distress inks and pan pastels. A really quick card to make and I'm not sure why CAS scares me so much.


We don't really do loads of rules here but we do have a couple so please take note:

1. No back links
2. Only 2 entries to make it fair for everyone
3. We'd love you to play along with the challenge. 
4. The main prize can only be posted to a UK address - if the prize is not claimed within 14 days it will be offered to someone on the Top 3 from the same week.
5. You MUST be a follower of this blog to enter

The challenge will run until  6th June and the winner and top 3 will be announced on Sunday  14th June!

We'll be back next week with lots more inspiration and to announce the winner and Top 3 from our last challenge so don't forget to pop back!!

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