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Sunday, January 15, 2017

January Mid Month Reveal

WOW, we are half way through the first month of 2017 already!! Slow down time, i like school holidays and i am not ready to start getting back into school routine just yet! :(

 Here is a reminder of our January challenge, a summer inspired moodboard! How fun does this look! You can be inspired by this moodboard in anyway you like, as long as we can see where your inspiration has come from! Don't forget to also include your handmade item (made by yourself or somebody else)!


This months sponsor is Burdy's Embellies
One lucky winner will recieve an awesome prize pack from Burdy's! :)
 Look out for a sale at Burdy's Embellies later this month! :)

Our DT examples...

Vicki
Handmade items: Burdy's Embellies diy button, Rainbow Splendour bow, pin and veneer

Emma
Handmade items: Rainbow Splendour wood veneer, and hand coloured and cut zentangle paper layers

Janet
Handmade items: White Damask Resin Layer (cut up), various flowers & pink camera all by The Resin Rainbow, yellow glitter stars & 2 butterflies by Rainbow Splendour, Happy Days chipboard word by Corbett Creations, Felt Bow by Dlish scraps.

Alison
Handmade items: Burdy's Embellies arrow and cog, D-lish Scraps flair, enamel shapes.

Cally
Handmade items: Rainbow Splendour wood veneer, Cocoa Vanilla Studio flair


We are super excited to be adding Nicolee Cable to our team for 2017!! :)

Nicolee
Handmade items: Charms Creations cloud (altered with stencils and dylusion sprays), a die cut flamingo and flair from D-Lish Scraps


We hope you will be joining in our challenge this month.

All entries are to be linked by midnight January 31!

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

December Winners!

As you may already know, we have a tradition here at Show Us Your Stuff, where we give our sponsors a break in December and allow our Design Team members to play Secret Santa for our winners instead. There were so many gorgeous entries to choose from, so we decided to choose 4 lucky people to receive some Secret Santa love!

Here is a reminder of the challenge...

Our first winner is Morgyn M!

Our second winner is Lizzy Crust!

Our third winner is Barb Holmes!

And our fourth lucky winner is Julia Moules!

Congratulations ladies, and thank you for playing along at Show Us Your Stuff!!

Could you please email us via the contact tab above so we can get your secret santa prizes out to you!

Thank you to everyone who joined in and played along, we hope you are all joining us again with our current challenge!

Sunday, January 1, 2017

January 2017 Challenge!!

WOW, it is 2017!! Can you believe it? Where did 2016 go?

We start this post with some sad news... this year we are saying goodbye to some awesome team members, who have decided it is time to move on to other things. We are saying bye to Anita, Krisy, Deena, Catie and Sue! :( I would like to say thank you to these awesome ladies, and i hope we will still see them around.  I would like to also say a massive THANK YOU to Sue, who has been by my side for the past 3 years, helping out from the moment i decided to take on this challenge site. I will be extremely sad to see Sue go (and will miss her whip cracking, making sure everything gets done), but it is time for her to spread her wings and move on. Thank you ladies! :)


Now to our January challenge, a summer inspired moodboard! How fun does this look! You can be inspired by this moodboard in anyway you like, as long as we can see where your inspiration has come from! Don't forget to also include your handmade item (made by yourself or somebody else)!


This months sponsor is Burdy's Embellies
One lucky winner will recieve an awesome prize pack from Burdy's! :)
 Look out for a sale at Burdy's Embellies later this month! :)


Our DT examples...

Sandra
Handmade items: Charms Creations Arrow, and Funky Flairs Studio flair

Amanda
Handmade items: Charms Creations hessian heart, Rainbow Splendour pin and cloud, {Scrap}this fuzzy felt feather (very old from my stash), Burdy's Embellies cool cogs, Flutterby Designs flair, D-Lish Scraps Cardfetti

Chloe
Handmade item: Charms Creation arrow

Leanne
Handmade items: Rainbow Splendour felt bow, polaroid frame, and wood veneer butterfly

Lisette
Handmade items: Burdy's Embellies buttons, and arrows, Resin Rainbow border, Charms Creations spot

We can't wait to see what you do with this moodboard!
Entries need to be linked by midnight Jan 31st

Saturday, December 31, 2016

THANK YOU!!

We would like to say a huge THANK YOU to all of you who have played along with our challenges this year. Without you, we wouldn't be here! :) 

We would also like to say a massive THANK YOU to our sponsors of 2016! We love and appreciate every one of you! :)







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Art by Leanne Jago


And finally, our awesome Secret Santa DT Team! :)

Sunday, December 18, 2016

November Winner!!

We have a winner for our November 'No People' challenge!!


Congratulations to Anne P! Check out that hand stitching, it is amazing!!

You have won some awesome goodies from  Kit the Habit!

Could you please email us via the contact tab above so we can get your prize out to you!

Thank you to everyone who joined us and played along, we hope you are all joining us again with our current challenge!

Thursday, December 15, 2016

December Mid-Month Reveal!

Hi everyone!
We are definitely in the home stretch until Christmas now - as my kids would say "only ten sleeps to go!" I hope you have all your shopping done and are all organised and ready for the big day!

If you are one of those organised people and you have some creative time up your sleeve, then don't forget to put our challenge on your list! Our challenge this month is to use the sketch provided + the word 'together'. Easy, right? (And don't forget to include a handmade embellishment too - it can either be made by you, or purchased from someone else.)



And as we have done the previous couple of years, we are doing something a bit different for our prize this month...


You won't want to miss it, our design team are always very generous! ;)

Now, onto some inspiration from our team...

Sandra
Charms Creations heavenly heart and terrific tab: Studio Fourteen40 flairs

Sue
Flutterby Designs flair; altered Cocoa Vanilla Studio wood veneer word

Leanne

Janet
Resin flowers, black scroll piece, Pink Daisy Border and butterfly from The Resin Rainbow; 
Apricot Daisy Pin from Rainbow Splendour

Ali
Rainbow Splendour flair button; Corbett Creations planes

Vicki
Burdy's Embellies kit, cogs and DIY button, Rainbow Splendour bow and wood veneer


I hope we have gotten your mojo going and that you can find a little time this month to squeeze our challenge in. Entries need to be linked up prior to midnight, 31st December to be eligible for prizes. 

Finally, I would like to announce that after three years with Show Us Your Stuff my time here has come to an end. Thanks to everyone that has been involved along the way, I am sure I will still "see" you all around. 

Have a merry Christmas!
Over & out.
Sue X

Thursday, December 1, 2016

December Challenge!!

OMG where has this year gone? It is nearly Christmas! EEKKKK!!

Before we get too ahead of ourselves, we have a new challenge to share.  
This months chalenge is a sketch with a twist! We would love to see what you can do with this sketch, but we also want you to include the word TOGETHER on your page!
Don't forget to also include your handmade items! :)


And just like last year, we are once again giving our very generous sponsors a break this month, and the winner will be receiving a SECRET SANTA prize!! :)

Here are our DT examples.....

Chloe
Handmade items: Charms Creations arrow, {not handmade but - Rainbow Splendour veneer}

Emma
Handmade items: Charms Creations flag, Rainbow Splendour bow and wood veneer

Lisette
Handmade item: Burdy's Embellies button

Amanda
Handmade item: Charms Creations butterfly heart

Cally
Handmade items: Rainbow Splendour kit, and Just Add Flair flair

Anita
Handmade items: Flutterby Designs flair buttons and wood veneer

Krisy
Handmade items: Charms Creations Christmas Tree, flair button 

We hope you will play along with us!
All entries are due by midnight December 31!