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Tuesday, 21 October 2014

DT Call for CRAFT Challenge.

This post will remain on top for the duration of our DT Call!
please scroll down for the current challenge.

Afternoon all,

We hope you have all enjoyed your summer as much as the weather has allowed. (although I believe it has been winter in the southern hemisphere). We feel it is time to do another DT call again. Our team of dedicated design team members consists purely out of enthusiastic people who have made crafting their hobby. We all have a busy private or professional life in the rest of our time as well and would benefit from having some extra members on board who are just as enthusiastic. We are a friendly bunch and believe that our main aim is to have fun.

So, what are we looking for? What do we expect of our new DT members?


  • We expect you to be enthusiastic.
  • We expect you to either have your own blog, or be willing to set one up.
  • We expect you to be a crafter (paper or other crafts welcome).
  • We expect you to keep to the terms and conditions of our sponsors when using their products and to be supportive of Stamp Out.
  • We expect you to create something for our weekly challenges (you can partake on a weekly or 2-weekly basis if you wish)
  • We expect you to post your projects in a timely fashion on our private DT blog.
  • We expect you to partake in our rota for choosing a Top3.
  • We expect you to be friendly and encouraging when commenting on projects from other DT members or people taking part in our challenges.
  • We expect you to take part in the rota for commenting on entries in our challenges.
What do we offer?

  • A friendly team.
  • Support where needed with the crafting challenges.
  • A possibility of being active within the organisation of challenges.
  • To have fun.
  • The use of free products from our sponsors according to their terms and conditions, where appropriate.
Would you like to join us?

In that case:

  • Create a post on your blog especially for this DT Call.
  • Create a special project or show off your best work in this post on your blog.
  • Within this post, please tell us why you would like to join us and what you feel you can bring to our team.
The closing date as mentioned before is the 20th of October. We will start selecting our new team members shortly after the closing date and get back to you about our decision as soon as possible after.

Don't hesitate to join in, none of us are professional crafters and we only expect your best work. If you are less than 15 years old, but would still like to be considered, please join in as well. Junior DT members are also welcome in our team and are allowed to join in with the challenges whenever they feel able. They do not take part in any of the work above, except for the crafting part. If you are a junior, please add (junior DT) behind your name in Inlinkz.

We look forward to seeing your applications come through and hope we will be able to invite you to become a part of our team.

Good Luck!

Jo and the CRAFT Team.

Thursday, 2 October 2014

Challenge 279 - 2nd of October - Technique Challenge: Embossing

Morning all!

Don't forget our DT Call! We would love some of you lovely crafters to join our DT Team!

Are you ready for a new challenge? This week our challenge to you is

Technique Challenge: Embossing


Anything that fits in with this subject, qualifies for entering into this challenge. Don't forget, there is a maximum of 5 entries per person and it needs to be new work (so created and posted after this challenge has started). Please also make sure to turn word verification off as this makes leaving a comment on your lovely creations much easier. We do not leave a comment if you have word verification switched on.

Here are the fabulous sponsors for this challenge:

Sponsor 1: Scrappers Delight



Prize is 3 images of choice from her shop.



Sponsor 2: Sami Stamps



Prize is a $12.00 Gift Certificate for her shop.




Craft Classes Online (CCO) brings multiple Creative Arts Instructors together on one site to provide students with the best choice in online craft workshops. Classes are advertised on the CCO website, but are paid for and held on individual instructor's blog/website. This enable instructors to have more freedom and flexibility in their independent businesses. 
Our instructors offer online workshops that are engaging, affordable, and time-saving. Students from across the globe can learn any number of techniques and creative projects from the comfort of their own home and on their schedule. 
We've relaunched our blog, My Creative Life 2014, with loads of articles, tutorials, and challenges to help us use all of our craft supplies during the year.
We are excited to be sponsoring C.R.A.F.T. Challenge. You can view our class list on our website atwww.CraftClassesOnline.com. We are bringing in more instructors throughout the fall, so check back often. Sign up for our newsletter. Visit us on our Facebook page, too! One lucky winner will receive a free seat to an online workshop valued at $25 or less.  Good Luck!

Shirley Pando, Craft Classes Online


And here are the creations of our DT to give you some inspiration. Our samples are rather limited recently, we could certainly do with some strengthening of our troops or as we prefer to say 'team'. If you are interested in joining our friendly team, please don't forget our DT call, which you can find by scrolling up. We would love to come and have a look and hope to see you at our DT call as well.

Abby
(using 'Summer Breeze 3' by Scrapper's Delight)

awaited

Aunty Sue:
(using 'Vampire Witch' by Scrapper's Delight)



Helen
(using 'Winter Elf' by Scrapper's Delight)



(using 'My Free Time' by Sami Stamps)



(using 'Wild Flower Beauty' by Sami Stamps)


Monica
(using 'Genie Sentiments 1' by Scrapper's Delight)
(using 'Purple Pansies' by Sami Stamps)





So, now it's up to you again, we would love to come and visit your creations again. If you are 15 or younger, please include your age again in your name, collect a special badge here and contact us for a little prize from Jo (2 digistamps or a paperpack).







 




 

Don't forget to contact us to claim your prize if you have won one of our challenges or to collect your badge if you made our Top 3 here! We only will respond to people who get in touch with us and will not go looking for you! (Sorry, a bit too busy to do that). If prizes have not been claimed within 2 weeks of the winners being announced, you will forfeit your chance for the prize advertised.



Have fun with our challenge and good luck!



If you don't see Inlinkz below, please refresh your page, your browser may not have fully loaded this page.

Don't forget our DT call!



Jo and the CRAFT Team.

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Winners and Top3 Challenge 278 - 25th of September - Add a Charm/Use Metal

Evening all, it's time again to announce our winners and Top3 for last week's challenge, Thank You!.

And here they are with the help of Mr Random.org.


Sponsor 1: Kenny K Downloads

Winner: no 41Sarah T





The prize is 5 digital stamps of choice from their shop.



Winner: no 61, Alicia O'Bryant




Prize is 3 images of choice from her shop.




Sponsor 3: QKR Stampede

Winner: no 57, N-Eva 



Company Bio:
Do you have a sense of humor? Are you looking for a cute stamp? Then, we are the company for you! QKR Stampede is the somewhat cute somewhat quirky rubber and digital stamp company. We Showcase the artwork of Ken Herrod, who had a unique, somewhat quirky style with lots of humor and character. You are sure to get a chuckle out of our stamps! We have been offering our unique stamps and supplies to the craft industry for over 15 years. At QKR Stampede our images are available as unmounted, natural red rubber stamps OR as digital stamps! If QKR Stampede Stamps aren't exactly what you are looking for, Don't miss out on the sister companies: Eureka Stamps,  Biblical Impressions Rubber Stamps, or the newest addition; Alluring Impressions.



The Prize is 5 Digital Images of choice.

Sponsor 4: Sunflowerfield

Winner: no 38, Alycia Clark - Happy Chick Designs







The prize is 





Sponsor for Top3: CraftsuPrint 











Prize is Craftsuprint's Premium Collection Downloadable CD worth £19.99


 And here is our Top3 as chosen by Jeanette.




1. Avril Watson 



2. JanR


3. Pauline




Don't forget to claim your prize by contacting us mentioning 'Winner challenge 278' in the subject title and which prize you have won in the body of the e-mail.


CONGRATULATIONS  to all winners and Top3.

You can collect your badge/blinkie here.


Don't forget to join us for our next challenge again tomorrow.


Jo and the CRAFT Team.




Thursday, 25 September 2014

Challenge 278 - 25th of September - Add a Charm/Use Metal

Morning all!

Are you ready for a new challenge? This week our challenge to you is

Add a Charm/Use Metal




Anything that fits in with this subject, qualifies for entering into this challenge. Don't forget, there is a maximum of 5 entries per person and it needs to be new work (so created and posted after this challenge has started). Please also make sure to turn word verification off as this makes leaving a comment on your lovely creations much easier. We do not leave a comment if you have word verification switched on.

Here are the fabulous sponsors for this challenge:

Sponsor 1: Kenny K Downloads



The prize is 5 digital stamps of choice from their shop.




Prize is 3 images of choice from her shop.




Sponsor 3: QKR Stampede


Company Bio:
Do you have a sense of humor? Are you looking for a cute stamp? Then, we are the company for you! QKR Stampede is the somewhat cute somewhat quirky rubber and digital stamp company. We Showcase the artwork of Ken Herrod, who had a unique, somewhat quirky style with lots of humor and character. You are sure to get a chuckle out of our stamps! We have been offering our unique stamps and supplies to the craft industry for over 15 years. At QKR Stampede our images are available as unmounted, natural red rubber stamps OR as digital stamps! If QKR Stampede Stamps aren't exactly what you are looking for, Don't miss out on the sister companies: Eureka Stamps,  Biblical Impressions Rubber Stamps, or the newest addition; Alluring Impressions.


The Prize is 5 Digital Images of choice.

Sponsor 4: Sunflowerfield







The prize is 



Sponsor for Top3: CraftsuPrint 











Prize is Craftsuprint's Premium Collection Downloadable CD worth £19.99




And here are the creations of our DT to give you some inspiration. Our samples are rather limited recently, we could certainly do with some strengthening of our troops or as we prefer to say 'team'. If you are interested in joining our friendly team, please don't forget our DT call, which you can find by scrolling up. We would love to come and have a look and hope to see you at our DT call as well.

Abby
(using 'Savannah's Secret Window' by Lacy Sunshine Stamps)



Annette for Kenny K Downloads:



Aunty Sue:
(using 'Melanie and Benny Boo's Holy Night' by Lacy Sunshine Stamps)



Carol:
(using an image by Kenny K Downloads)



Helen
(using an image by Lacy Sunshine Stamps)



(using 'Sleepy Holiday Fred Gnome' by Lacy Sunshine Stamps)

not able this week due to printer failure

Jo
(using 'Christmas Shopping' by Kenny K Downloads)



(using 'Snowman's Performance' and 'Snowy Wooden Fence'
by Sunflowerfield)



(using ''Snowflake" by Lacy Sunshine Stamps)


Monica
(using 'Mouse' by Kenny K Downloads)



Nick for Kenny K Downloads






(using 'Farmer's Daughter' by Kenny K Downloads)



So, now it's up to you again, we would love to come and visit your creations again. If you are 15 or younger, please include your age again in your name, collect a special badge here and contact us for a little prize from Jo (2 digistamps or a paperpack).







 




 

Don't forget to contact us to claim your prize if you have won one of our challenges or to collect your badge if you made our Top 3 here! We only will respond to people who get in touch with us and will not go looking for you! (Sorry, a bit too busy to do that). If prizes have not been claimed within 2 weeks of the winners being announced, you will forfeit your chance for the prize advertised.



Have fun with our challenge and good luck!



If you don't see Inlinkz below, please refresh your page, your browser may not have fully loaded this page.

Don't forget our DT call!



Jo and the CRAFT Team.