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Thursday 11 December 2014

Challenge 289 - 11th of December - Sketch

Morning all!

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


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: Flonzcraft 

They make and sell rubber and clear stamps at their online store, ebay and etsy.

Prize is a $20 voucher for their store. 

Sponsor 2: Pickled Potpourri:

Pickled Potpourri Challenge Sponsorship Banner

The prize is a $7 gift certificate to the Pickled Potpourri Designs store, good for any digital products.

The prize is

(this does not include packing and postage)

Sponsor for Top3: Karen's Doodles

The prizes are as follows:

  • 1st 3 digis of choice
  • 2nd 2 digis of choice
  • 3rd 1 digi of choice.

And here are the creations of our DT to give you some inspiration. 

(using 'Nutsy Present' by Karen's Doodles)

(using 'Snowmen Carolling' by Karen's Doodles)


Iona - junior DT
(using 'Santa Dog' by Karen's Doodles)

(using 'Nature's Greetings Deer' by Pickled Potpouri)

(using 'Children decorating Christmas Treeby Flonzcraft)


(using 'Vintage Christmas 5' by Flonzcraft)
('Let it Snow sentiment' by QKR Stampede)
('Frosty papers' by Bugaboo Stamps)

(using 'Jingle Christmas Tree' by Pickled Potpourri)
('Let it Snow sentiment' by QKR Stampede)
('Frosty papers' by Bugaboo Stamps)

(using 'Happiness' by Pickled Potpouri)

(using 'Emma's Snowscene' by Karen's Doodles)

A fab card, but as a challenge entry this one would be disallowed 
as it does not really follow the sketch

and one using the same image which does fit the sketch:

(using 'Jingle Christmas Tree' by Pickled Potpouri)

(using 'Jingle Snowman' by Pickled Potpouri)


(using 'Mr Fix It Grandpa' by Karen's Doodles)

This is an example of how NOT to follow the sketch, this one is therefore disallowed.

Shona - new DT
(using 'Bigsby Wreath' by Karen's Doodles)

(using 'Happiness' by Pickled Potpouri)

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!

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Jo and the CRAFT Team.


  1. Thank you for the challenge and the great sketch. Lovely cards by the design team

  2. Thanks for the challenge. I had to make mine bigger as I needed room for lots of signatures.
    Merry Christmas!


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