Sunday 23 March 2014

Challenge 10 METALLICS

Good morning and a very happy Sunday to you!
Before we find out all about our new challenge and see the awesome projects from the DT we'd better announce the winners, yep we've got two lots of winners this week so without any further ado ................

The winner of last weeks 'Awash with Colour' challenge, chosen by is

1. Rachel Fisher

and the winner of Challenge 9 (also chosen by is, ta daaaaaaaaaaa

2. Linda J from Pinklilacs

Congratulations ladies, email us here to claim your prize!

and the top 3 DT picks from challenge 9 are
6. Kym
8. Rachel Fisher
14. Samantha Wade

Now back to this weeks challenge and our theme is


as always the DT have done us proud and created some stunning projects to inspire you!

We've got a fab prize of Premium  Craft Brands goodies up for grabs thanks to our generous sponsors Your Creativity Store! You don't have to use our products to enter the challenge but of course we're tickled pink when you do.

Now if you're short of inspiration check out these gorgeous projects from our DT

Claire  I've altered a couple of picture frames using versmark coloured with lots of metallic PanPastels and a smidge of Magenta Extra Dark here and there too. I've also made a couple of pictures to pop in the frames by colouring crackle medium with Gold PanPastel and stamping around the focal images with versamark and applying more PanPastels

Anjie - I am so excited to be part of this fabulously talented team, thank you very much for having me on board! Here is my first project. I have used an image and papers from the fabulous Cherryblossom Lane CD Rom Collection I used White Gesso through the Dutch Doobadoo Mask, let it dry them rubbed over the top with a Versamark ink pad and then used the Rich Gold Pan Pastel over the top to pick up the honeycomb texture. I then stamped out some flowers from the Studio 12 Vintage Scruffy Flowers A5 stamp set and again used the Versamark and Pan Pastel over them. I also stamped some of the leaves from the stamp set and then used the 640.3 permanent Green Shade - Pan Pastel over them.

Tracy - Hello sweet friends, I can`t tell you how much I adore using Metallic Pan Pastels, so very rich in color and beautifully soft.
My project was created on the very last page of an altered second hand book that I started last year.
Maimeri Gesso, Matt Gel, Metallic Pan Pastels, a touch of Permanent Red and Black PP, scraps of paper and a little Christy Tomlinson inspired doodle doo and it was done.
You can find all the details on my blog here

Lou: I have had fun using soft silver metallic pan pastels and stars: Doobadoo stencils and laser cuts. Apologies for the poor photo but it has been hard to show my card in all it's sparling glory but believe me, it does shine.

Terry I had fun altering a heartsy shaped box, I worked on the background with Iridescent Paste and Metallic PanPastels, I choose a cute image of a "golden" girl and worked around her with the Honeycomb Stencil, Swirls, hearts, butterflies and wings from Doobadoo, to finish I placed some roses and my box became a vintagy one.


This challenge will run for two weeks so you have until  Saturday 5th April  to enter the challenge so you have LOADS of time and the winner will win a super stash of Premium Crafts goodies including Pan Pastels, Mediums, Masks and who knows what else! The winner will be announced on Sunday 6th April.

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. We'd love you to TRY and play along with the challenge if you can although it's not a hard and fast rule but extra brownie points are awarded to those who do. 
4. 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.
5. You MUST be a follower of this blog to enter

And remember - our Top 3 is eligible for the running to be offered a place as a forthcoming Guest designer too!

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  1. woohoo - a win and a top 3 place - thanks guys - thats fabulous - off to email now! Hugs rachel xx

  2. I am so delight to have won thank you so much, so excited off to email now.
    Great new challenge too and beautiful DT work.
    Hugs Linda

  3. just pooped back to say amazing DT work as ever - thanks for the inspiration xx

  4. Love using the Metallic Pan Pastels so had to enter this weeks challenge. some wonderful entries and the DT pieces are beautiful :-) xxx


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