Sunday, 29 June 2014

Challenge 17 Roses are a Girl's Best Friend

Good morning and welcome to a brand new challenge!! 
This time our theme is

Roses are a girls best friend
You don't have to use PanPastels to enter although we love it when you do. Our lucky winner will receive some fabulous stash from Premium Craft Brands  - a gorgeous mask and a PanPastel too so don't miss out on your chance to win these (PanPastel colours may vary)


Before we check out the inspiration from our DT, a big thank you to everyone who played along with our last challenge, make sure you stop by next Sunday when we'll be announcing the winner and top 3!

Our talented Guest Designer Yvonne has used air dry clay coloured with PanPastels to decorate this stunning tag, pop over to her blog  to find out all the details

Mask stencil 6 x 6 inches Spirograph 


I started colouring my background  with PanPastels, by masking off my moon and tearing some card to form the hills. I then sprayed some cheap hairspray over to seal the chalk.
When dry I stamped my images and sentment with black Versafine, I coloured my roses with Distress inks

I have used Black, Phthalo Blue and Chromium Oxide green shade PanPastels

Claire  I've used my PanPastels and a gorgeous Dutch Doobadoo stencil to create this card, I created the main image by applying Maimeri Glassy Gel over the stenciled image and then sprinkling on microbeads. You can find all the details on  my blog

here are the products I used

Terry Hiya guys, I was having fun altering a little square box, I worked on the background with lots of Gesso, Light Modelling Paste and the georgous stencil with lots of roses from Dutch Doobadoo, PanPastels and Crackle. |And to finish I placed the lace all around the box and some butterflies on top. They are colored with Pans too. 

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 12th July and the winner and top 3 will be announced on Sunday  20th July!

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  1. All of the team have made lovely samples for this challenge, but I did nip in to see my friend Yvonne's second guest appearance and I am very impressed Yvonne your tag is beautiful. xxx Sam

  2. Gorgeous inspiration for a lovely theme... looking forward to hopping round to see more...
    Alison x

  3. Lovely pieces from the DT, nice to see so many different ways to interpret a simple theme! I was lucky enough to win recently and I've used part of my prize for this challenge - thank you!

  4. brilliant designs from the DT, i was lucky enough to win the last challenge but i want to keep entering as i enjoy a challenge as it can take you out of your comfort zone. bye for now going to have a look at all the entries. xxx


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