Sunday, 15 June 2014

Challenge 16 Flora and Fauna

Welcome to another fabulous Pan Pastel Challenge!

We are really really excited today to announce a brand new team member to you - we have been stalking all her lovely makes for a while now and we just had to ask her to join us here when we saw how creative she is with her Pan Pastels! So were are really pleased to welcome the super talented 
to the team - make sure you check out both Doreen's blog and the rest of the team too because these ladies are mega talented! 

Our theme for you this week is
Flora and Fauna
and obviously you can interpret this how you wish - it's a really great theme to use with Pan Pastels! 

You have until 29th June to enter and one Random Winner will be chosen to receive some gorgeous stash whilst the Design Team will also choose our favourite Top 3 (we are still looking for Guest Designers)....You DO NOT have to use ANY of our products to enter but obviously we'd love it if you did! 

Let's see what the team have made this week...

Anjie...I loved this theme, it can be interpreted in so many different ways.  I have used the 15 x 15cm Owl mask and the Orange - Pan Pastel and Violet - Pan Pastel through the mask and then outlined it with a fine black marker pen to make it pop. 
I then mixed the same pan pastels with the Maimeri Iridescent Paste and painted the flowers. Finally I added the little dots around the edge of the card to use the left over medium.

Doreen....Hello to you all, Well for my debut make here on the PanPastel team I have made a card that can be used for any purpose....
I have used PanPastels Phthalo Blue,Permanent Green, Permanent Red,Black and White for the background and light touch of black to define the hills. 
I used Black Versafine to stamp my images  and fussy cut the butterfly to add some dimension.

Nikky...I haven't been able to join in this challenge for ages but I really wanted to do this one because I wanted to make something for someone who's going through a really hard time at the mo and I think this will cheer her up.
I made this in about an hour and it was just made up with loads of bits and pieces I had hanging around...a 6" MDF heart and lots of Tattered flowers from Tim Holtz after I finally got this die about a month ago at a bargain price of £2! I coloured the centres of the flowers which were cut from an old book and used Permanent Red and Turquise, together with a bit of Burnt Sienna here and there. These 3 are my most used Pan Pastels, I think I probably use them every single time I craft - for me the Burnt Sienna has replaced ALL my distress inkpads and it goes everywhere with me for distressing edges. All the other embellies were hanging around on my desk - mainly all Dutch Doobadoo. You can see more about how I made this on my blog.

Claire  I've made a little canvas using the beautiful butterfly stencil from Premium Craft Brands, I've added lots of colour with PanPastels and then highlighted the butterfly with Maimeri Glassy Gel and microbeads, you can find all the deets on my blog

Glassy Gel 200ml tube  

Terry, I was playing with some butterflies, I just love them and I wanted to give them a nice fresh and bright colour. So I mixed some panpastels together and this is what the color turned out to be. I played with the rosesstencil from DD and finished with Irisdescent Paste


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 28th June and the winner and top 3 will be announced on Sunday 6th July

We'll be back next week with lots more inspiration from the DT and the winner and Top 3 from our 'One for the Boys ' challenge so don't forget to pop back next Sunday
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  1. Welcome Doreen! Thanks for the gorgeous DT inspirations and another fab challenge Karen x

  2. stunning DT creations and well done to Doreen - lucky lady xx

  3. brilliant inspiration from the DT and bloggers. keep up the good work.
    jane xxxxx


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