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Saturday, September 17, 2016

September Mid-month reveal!

Hi everyone!
Have you had a chance to play along with our September challenge yet? Don't forget that this month we have a fabulous challenge designed by Krisy Podolak.

The challenge is to use this sketch...

PLUS include some mixed media
AND don't forget your handmade item/s!

Our prize pack this month is also courtesy of the lovely Krisy and contains lots of goodies for our lucky winner.

Be sure to check out Krisy's social media channels for sharing her art and subscribe so you don't miss a thing:

Now here are some more samples from our design team to help get your mojo flowing...

 Handmade items include Rainbow Splendour; Burdy's Embellies; D-lish Scraps; Charms Creations.
Mixed media - texture paste with a stencil, some sprays and droplets.

Handmade items include Charms Creations heart; D-lish Scraps flair. 
Mixed media background created using Colour Blast Colour Pastes.

Handmade items: Charms Creations chevron; Rainbow Splendour veneer; 
Kit the Habit flair and randoms.

Handmade embellishments - heart from Charms Creations and flair from Funky Flair Studio

Handmade elements by The Resin Rainbow (teal borders, jewelled shapes and resin flowers) and Rainbow Splendour (wood heart stick pin)

Don't you just love how one single challenge can inspire such a variety of amazing work?!
We are looking forward to seeing YOURS too! (Remember it doesn't have to be a layout - art journal spreads, mixed media canvases, cards, etc are all welcome too, as long as they meet our challenge criteria!) Be sure to get your project linked up before midnight, 30th September to go into the draw for this month's prize.
Happy scrapping! :)

Thursday, September 15, 2016

August Winner!!

In August, we got UGLY!! Thats right, our challenge was all about pulling those UGLY papers out of your stash and making them look great!

Congratulations to Tania Ridgwell for making this challenge look easy! :)

You have won an awesome pack of goodies from this months sponsor, Flutterby Designs!

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!

Monday, September 5, 2016

July Winner!!

Our July colour challenge was a little 'CHILLY' but we had lots of gorgeous entries!! 

Congratulations to our July winner, Nelle Duncan, with this gorgeous page!

You have won yourself this awesome prize from Cally B Designs!

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, September 1, 2016

September challenge!!

Yah!!! It is spring time! I am so sick of the cold and wet winter, i can't wait to see some decent warm sun again!! With that in mind, we have kept our challenge easy this month, so you will have plenty of time to enjoy the sun! :)

We would love to see you have a go at this super easy sketch, designed by Krisy, and we would like to see you use some mixed media in your creation too! 
Also don't forget to include your handmade item!

The winner of this challenge will receive an awesome prize pack from DT member Krisy! I have seen the prize and it is definitely worth playing for! :)  
Krisy shares her art under the name Popleopod. You can find her on Facebook and Instagram.
Our DT inspiration this month...

Handmade - Charms Creations Heart, Studio 1440 flair.

Mixed media background created using Colour Blast Shimmer Spray, Flutterby Designs Flutter Colour paint, and stamps by Viva Las Vegastamps.
Handmade item is flair button from Flutterby Designs

Using altered Flutterby Designs wood veneer.
Mixed media used Flutter Colour Paint

 Handmade items are Charms Creations arrow and DIY heart, and a Funky Flairs Studio flair.

Features Rainbow Splendour wood veneer, DLish flair, Charms creations X and random Qantas spoon. 

Handmade items: Charms Creations Heart - altered by embossing the wooden butterfly with Colour Blast Australia embossing powder, Rainbow Splendour Wood Veneer - also embossed.

Handmade items by Rainbow Splendour, Charms Creations, Burdy's Embellies and D-lish Scraps

How cool and different are all these examples!
We can't wait to see what you do with this awesome sketch! 

All entries must be loaded to the linky by midnight Sept 30!
Happy Scrapping!