Good morning crafty friends and a big thank you to everyone who entered our last challenge!
It's time for our new challenge and as always we're keeping it nice and easy for you to play along so for the next two weeks our theme is
Anything Creative/ Mixed Media Goes
As always our lucky winner will receive some fab crafty goodies from Premium Craft Brands and our DT girlies will be choosing their favourite project for Top3 honours too!
Before we check out the beautiful artwork our DT have been creating to inspire you, and meet our very talented new Guest Designer it's time to announce the winner and Top 3 from Challenge 4!
Our lucky winner, chosen by Random.org is
Congratulations Lilian!! Email us (details in sidebar) with your snail mail address and quoting yor winners code which is PPWK00401 and your prize will be winging it's way to you ASAP!! We hope you enjoy your prize.
As always it wasn't an easy task for the DT to choose their Top 3 from so many beautiful projects but the votes are in and this time around Top 3 honours go to:
21. Maggie H
Well done ladies, your projects were stunning! Don't forget to pick up your Top 3 badge for your blogs.
Back to our new challenge and today we're really thrilled to welcome our latest Guest Designer Alysha - hope you'll all be checking out her blog and we're really looking forward to seeing what she creates for us over the coming weeks, we love her free style and take on mixed media.
Alysha - This is my first Design Team post and I am so honored to be a part of a fabulous team of wonderfully talented and friendly girls....
Here I have created a pennant/banner, using a texture embossing folder, home made texture paste, gesso. Permanent Red and Hansa Yellow Pan Pastels, Dyan Raveley stamps, glossy accents and a black gelato crayon and a text script stamp that's subtly on the background.
Hope you like my project and I look forward to seeing your designs for this challenge.
Hugs Aly xxx
Yvonne - Hi Alysha - great to have you along as guest Designer on our Challenge blog.
My project for this week is an aperture card with the main design being set behind the aperture - with a little PanPastel on the front which has been added through a stencil. Hope you like this design - can't wait to see your entries into the Challenge.
I've photographed my card amongst my Mother's Day flowers - I do have vases but apparently jam jars are trendy!!!! (showing my age) xxxxx
Claire C I've used my PanPastels to create a midnight scene. I love PanPastels for this kind of card, they blend beautifully and are so much more forgiving than using a brayer.
I've used a stencil to create the starry sky, applying a mix of Glassy Gel Medium and glitter with a spatula. It looks so pretty and sparkly once the gel has dried
Terry: I had fun altering a hat and made it into a Shabby Chic one...what I did was, the first layer on it is Gesso, on top of the Gesso I played with the Pearlescent Violet Pan Pastel, when my layer was dry I played with Crackle and placed another layer of Pearlescent Pan on it.
On the top of the hat I used some Light Modelling Paste with a stencil of roses, you can hardly see it but trust me it is there. The Roses are colored with Pearlescent Violet and Magenta Extra Dark. Than I decided to use roses on the edge of the hat. I colored the roses with Iridescent Paste to give it an icy look. And offcourse I had to play with some lace and colored it with Iridescent Paste too.
The products that I have worked with are:
Gorgeous makes girls!! We can't wait to see your projects for this challenge. Just link them up below,
We don't really do loads of rules here but we do have a couple so please take note:
1. No back links
2. Only 2 entries to make it fair for everyone
3. The main prize can only be posted to a UK address - if the prize is not claimed within 14 days it will be offered to someone on the Top 3 from the same week.
4. You MUST be a follower of this blog to enter
The challenge will run until 26th March and the winner and top 3 will be announced on Sunday 10th April.