Sunday, 20 October 2013

Wk42 - Pan Pastel UK Challenge - Autumn Colours

Hello and welcome to another Creative Sunday!

We are well and truly into the 3rd season now and whether you call it Autumn or Fall I think we are all agreed that it's one of the most inspiring seasons with all the beautiful colours that become apparent around us! Here in the UK Autumn is a little late this year but this week the trees are turning into stunning shades of red, so of course we had to use that as inspiration for our theme this week.

First of all, don't forget our October Blog Candy which is up for grabs! 
Simply share our candy on your blog, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, Mars and the Moon and back with a link to this blog 
and leave us a comment under this post and we will choose one random winner on 7th November to win this gorgeous prize which is worth over £120!! WOW - that is a LOT of stash!!
In the candy is a fantastic Pan Pastel set including a palette tray and Sofft Tools, 3 Maimeri Mediums and Gesso. 2 Stencils/Masks and 4 Stamp sets (A6) - all fantastic products you will love and use over and again!
Don't forget to leave us a comment - we will check that the winner has shared AND FOLLOWED US to be eligible so don't try and bend the rules! ; )

HUGE thanks to everyone who has entered the current Week 41 challenge - don't forget you still have an extra couple of days to enter as it doesn't close until Tuesday! 

So let's announce our Random Winner for Week 40
...Big Congratulations goes to No 6 Sam!
The team also choose our favourite Top 3 entries too, which are:
4, Yvonne 5, Barbara 6, Sam
Congratulations to you all! 
Sam please email here to claim your prize and please grab your badges from the sidebar to wear on your blogs! Your names will go in our hat and you may be asked to guest design for us next month!

Remember to join our Facebook group too, Premium Craft Brands, where we have daily inspiration and share some of our favourite makes & hints and tips every day, it's a great place to be. 

So let's get to the challenge!.....
(You can use ANY products to enter our challenge!) 
The team had great fun with this theme, so let's see their inspiration! 
You have until Tuesday 29th October to enter and the chance to win a great Pan Pastel prize, plus our Top 3 favourites may be asked to Guest Design for us next month!
I've used Pan Pastels to create my background on this card, please checkout my blog for more details.
I had loads of fun making a Scents Bag with lots of Autumn Colours, worked with Gesso,Modelling past with a Leaf stencil, on top the Metallic PanPastels. The background was made with lots of ink, versamark ink and a sentiment stamp and on top the Metallic PanPastels. the butterflies have ink and Metallic PanPastels on top. A little Lace is to finish my project.
I got out all the gorgeous new metallic PanPastels and added a little Phthalo Green, Yellow Green Shade, Burnt Sienna and Raw Umber to create a distressed metal effect on my canvas. Once I'd added all the bits and bobs to create the texture I brushed on a coat of Maimeri Matte Gel and then sprinkled the PanPastels all over, leaving it to dry before I blended the colours. More pics and all the deets are on my blog.
I had fun with my Graph'It Markers, lots of Pan Pastels and some Maimeri Matte Gel with the addition of a few flowers and gems to create this pretty Autumnal Card. Full details over on my blog.
Tracy...Your Wings Exist all you have to do is Fly.
Hi everyone, I had so much fun with this challenge altering a box, making a tiny dress and a set of wings all enhanced by Maimeri Mediums, Hansa Yellow Shade, Magenta Extra Dark, Permanent Red Shade and all the new Metallic Pan Pastels. Please pop on by my blog here for more details.
So there is our inspiration from the fabulously talented Pan Pastel UK team this week!...
You have until Tuesday 29th October at noon GMT to enter below by adding your creation to Mr Linky below - don't forget you have the chance to win a fabulous prize!

The winner of this challenge will be announced on Sunday 4th November here on this blog.
Please check our rules for all entries:
1. All entries MUST follow the challenge theme. 2. Please link your blog post and not your blog address with the linky tool - this saves us from searching your blog for your entry. 3. No back-linking to previous posts - these will be disregarded from our voting.4. Please ensure you follow the challenge theme!

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  1. Absolutely stunning DT work, very inspiring! Am off to add your Candy give away to my blog! Denyse x

  2. Great Dt makes and fabulous candy! x

  3. Stunning Projects by the DT!

    Linda xxx

  4. Great dt inspiration have entered here for the first time... sorry don't own any Pan Pastels.......YET On the Xmas wish list though !!!
    Carol Tadden xx

  5. Just found this blog as I am new to pan pastels. Can't wait to see who wins the candy and am now following via email!

  6. Amazing giveaway! I've just posted about it on my blog and linked it to twitter too. I've not got any Pan Pastels yet but definitely going to get the metallic ones as they look amazing.

  7. Sorry if this goes in twice but still learning. Wow what a fantastic blog - I already adore pan pastels but am so happy to find this for inspiration. If I also win something then what a day :-) x x

  8. Ooooh how very nice indeed to not only be picked at the random number this week but also to be put in the top 3.

    Even better as it's my burfday today, so a lovely surprise too.

    Thanks so much

    Sam xxx

  9. Another great challenge and fab Dt inspirations, thank you!

  10. Fabulous new challenge and what a great giveaway bundle - thanks for the chance to win! Shared the news on facebook :)

  11. I have liked and shared on Facebook and I follow you via email too. These are fabulous projects and I would love to win some candy so that I could have a go at creating something beautiful with pan pastels. Thanks for the opportunity.

    Michelle E xx

  12. fabulous giveaway I have pan pastels top of my Christmas list fingers crossed, there is so much lovely pan pastel inspiration here I love it thank you all xx

  13. Some fabulous projects - I so need some metallic pastels x

  14. I signed up to follow your blog & I'm adding the candy to my side-bar. Saving up for some PanPastels, so it'd be great to get started by winning your prize! Looking forward to your blog, now that I found it.

  15. I am a follower and I have your candy on my sidebar. Would love to learn to use these products - thanks for the chance to win!

  16. I am a follower. Your candy is on my sidebar. Thanks for the chance to win. I am interested in learning how to use PanPastels.


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