Wednesday, 30 November 2016

November Theme Challenge Winners

Hello and welcome to our winners' post.

  We received so many wonderful entries again last week -
it's amazing to see the work of so many talented papercrafters.

You made it very difficult for the Design Team to choose,
but choose we did - and the winner is...
 
WINNER

#32 - De Kaarten van ons Mam

with this beautiful entry...


And HONOURABLE MENTIONS go to
 (in order of submission) ...
 
#7Carole


#9 Lisbeth

#12 Joan



#17Artful Notion


#21 Birgit 

Thank you for sharing your beautiful cards - it was lovely to see so many gorgeous designs. You may pick up your badges from the tab at the top of the page and display them on your blogs.

There's still time to play along with this week's stash challenge  - 

we would love you to join us.

 


Saturday, 26 November 2016

November Stash

 Hello and welcome to the 52 Christmas Card Throwdown challenge!  

It's the last weekend of November - can you believe that it will be December next week?
Wow! Time really flies when you're having fun here at 52CCT!

I'm Gill, and this week I have a stash challenge for you...
I would like you to get out your glitter! 
This can be any type of glitter you might have,
from glitter paper, to stickles, to that stuff you sprinkle, 
you know, the one that gets all over your hands and face!
And if you need inspiration, 
the talented ladies on the Design Team have some examples for you:





Patricia

Fabiola


Deborah

Joy - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's Gems


Vintage Joy - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's Gems



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You've got until midnight GMT (7.00pm EDT) on Friday, December 2, 2016 to play along with us.

Have fun!!


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Wednesday, 23 November 2016

November Colours Challenge Winners



Hello and welcome to our winners' post!

  Well you really had fun with our colour challenge last week!
There were lots of fabulous entries and

we have joint winners (drum roll please) ....
 
WINNERS

#12 - Robyn

 A clean and simple design and so striking in these colours.
 
and

#15 - Andreja


We loved how the colours popped on this beautiful wreath
against the white background.

And the following HONOURABLE MENTIONS go to
 (in order of submission) ...

#4 - Lisa

Such a cute little bear, and pretty gingham ribbon.

#9 - Lucinda

A clean and simple design - looks wonderful in this colour way.

#10 - Alison
 
Fab embossing, and great design.
The poinsettia looks gorgeous.

#14 -Donna

Great stamping and wonderful colour work.
Simply adorable!

#17 - Linda


  Wonderful texture and stamping - lots of
interest and dimension with this card. 

Thank you all so much for sharing your beautiful cards with us! You may pick up your badges from the tab at the top of the page and display them on your blogs.

There's still time to play along with this week's theme challenge - an old fashioned Christmas ...



We look forward to you joining us.





Saturday, 19 November 2016

November Theme

Hello and welcome to the 52 Christmas Card Throwdown challenge. 

The month of November is now over half way through and December is just around the corner.
So if you need inspiration for those special Christmas cards, 
our Design Team ladies are here to inspire you.

I'm Gill, and this week I have a theme challenge for you to follow:


 We want to see an old fashioned Christmas,
from retro cool, to traditional Christmas,
we can't wait to see what you make of this challenge.

Here's some artwork from the design team to inspire you:




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You've got until midnight GMT (7.00pm EDT) on Friday 25th November to play along with us.

Have fun!!



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Wednesday, 16 November 2016

November Sketch Challenge Winners



Hi there!  We had so many lovely entries for the first challenge of November, 
the Design Team found it very difficult to call!

The voting was so close, but we do have a winner ...
 
WINNER

#1 - Le Scrap de Vava


These cute little reindeer and pretty colour choice follow the sketch beautifully.
Gorgeous!

And the HONOURABLE MENTIONS

in order of submission...

#7 - Janice Melton


Lovely, traditional pattern and colours.
Great dimensional snowflakes - so pretty and festive.

#13 - LeAnne Pugliese


Great stamping and lovely colour choice - very pretty.

#14 - Lucinda Creates

 
Great masking technique used here - fab dropped shadows too.
Love the wee houses - they make such a pretty scene.   

#16 - Andreja


These adorable Santas just make you smile.

#19 - Robyn Oliver


 A really classy look, from the stamped images,
to the paper background.

Well done everyone - your beautiful work blew us away! You may pick up your badges from the tab at the top of the page and display them on your blogs!

And, there's still plenty of time to join in with this week's colour challenge - suitable for modern and traditional designs alike.




We can't wait to see what you make - have fun!




Saturday, 12 November 2016

November Colours

Hello and welcome to the 52 Christmas Card Throwdown challenge!  

It's the second week of November, so by now your stash of Christmas cards should be building.
The talented ladies on the Design Team are here to inspire you.

I'm Gill and this week I have a colour challenge:




The fresh green colour contrasts beautifully with rich red, and will look good with both modern and traditional designs - I hope you have fun using them. 

Here are some examples from the team:

Gill
 



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Wednesday, 9 November 2016

October pick a previous Winners

Hello there,
First I would like to thank everyone who participated in our last challenge. All of your entries were awesome!

Here is our winner:
Your card is just perfect. You followed the sketch in detail. Really stunning card! Congrats!

And I shouldn't forget to point out our honourable mentions:



santa1


Thank you for sharing all your lovely cards with us and don't forget to get your badge! :)

I hope you will join us again in this weeks challenge.
Happy crafting!