Sunday, 18 May 2014

Challenge 14 Florals

Good morning and welcome to an exciting new challenge! This time our theme is 


As always you've got two weeks to enter so lots of time, you don't have to use Premium Craft Brands products to enter As always our lucky winner will receive a fab prize of crafty goodies from Premium Craft Brands and there's always the honour of a top 3 spot to play for too!

Before we check out the gorgeous creations from the DT, don't forget to check out the fab candy on our sister blog Graph'It Colouring Challenge where there is a fabby £200 Birthday Candy up for grabs

A big thank you everyone who entered our Colour Palette Challenge, wow so many beautiful project! Make sure you pop back next week when we'll be announcing the winner and Top 3 too!

Let's have a look what our talented teamies have created 

Anjie I hope you are all having a good weekend. I'm here today with my DT make for the Premium Craft Brands challenge blog. The challenge theme is Florals. Here is my make

For the background I have used the Dutch Doobadoo Mask/Stencil Art A5 - Flower Swirl. I went around the stencil with a black pen to make the design pop more. I then used the Magenta Extra Dark Pan Pastel through the mask just around the edges. I then use the Magenta Pan Pastel and went a little further in the stencil. Finally for the middle of the stencil I used the Orange - Pan Pastel. I took the mask away and went around the edges with the Black Pan Pastel. I then painted over the background with Maimeri Glassy Gel. I covered some die cut flowers with the same Pan Pastels and then painted over them with Maimeri Iridescent Paste for added sheen. Finally I stamped the frame and message from the Premium Art Brands Roses stamp set.

Claire C I've created a tag using PanPastels and the gorgeous new stamps that Nikky has designed for Premium Craft Brands (did you see them on C&C??)

I've done lots of versamark stamping and added colour with my PanPastels I've also used PanPastels to distress all the edges and to watercolour the roses. I've added some of my favourite Dutch Doobadoo embellishments too, Softboard Honeycomb, Laser cut butterflies and buttons.

Terry I have created a Mothersday card with a babypicture on it, yep that is I made this card for my Mom and worked on the background with papers, Softboard Honeycomb, swirls from DD, hearts from DD some lace and a sentiment. Lots of flowers were used and a little butterfly on the flower.

Lou: I have been collecting empty coffee cans with a view to alter them and this week have bitten the bullet. I have embossed the papers with the Crysanthemum stencil and then added Maimeri irreidescent paste on top for added depth and texture. All the papers have been highlighted with magenta and soft gold pan pastels.

I have also used the new range of stamps from PAB, colouring my images with Magenta or aw umber pan pastels. Even the diecut flower was embossed first, then coloured and finally cut out. Loads more photos and details are over on my blog.

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!

Make sure you pop back next week when we will announce the winner of our last challenge and our talented DT will have more inspiration for you too!

The challenge will run until Saturday  31st May and the winner and top 3 will be announced on Sunday 8th June

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  1. Lovely theme and inspiration! Off to hop round for a closer look.
    Alison x

  2. I am getting a lot of positive feedback via email

  3. Thank you for the gorgeous inspirations and a great challenge x

  4. thankyou for the challenge and the inspiration. i am really enjoying having a go at the challenges. keep up the good work.
    goin to have a nosey at all the talented people who have entered. i darent look at the entered ones until i have done mine cos might feel as if i am copying someone!!! obviously i wouldnt but i want my work to be of my own thinking to the challenge. xx

  5. This is an excellent post you have published with us . Keep continue sharing .

  6. Very creative idea. I'd like to make one in home like the last 2 designs. Thanks so much for sharing.

  7. Beautiful cards. I really love these.


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