PLEASE NOTE: We will now be awarding a Top 3 every challenge, and you may enter your creation in as many challenges as you like!

Friday, July 13, 2012

Challenge #31 Christmas In July

Thank you everyone for sharing your fabulous creations in last week's challenge! It is always fun to visit your blogs.  Our Prize Winner from Challenge #30 SUMMER HOLIDAY has been randomly drawn from  and we congratulate...

Entry #23 bastelarena
(prize has been confirmed and collected)
Please contact me (Pauline) at the yahoo email on the right, for details on how to claim your prize.  Thank you Bugaboo Stamps for sponsoring our #30 challenge!

And in no particular order, our Top 3 Winners are....

Swing on by, and collect your Top 3 badge from our left sidebar... congratulations, everyone!

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To our next challenge!  Do find yourself rushing to create Christmas Cards because all of a sudden the year is almost over?  Make an early start! The challenge theme for you this week is 


We are excited to share with you our sponsor Happileigh Scrappin'!  Leigh creates both coloured and uncoloured images, and they are delightful!  Do visit her store, as she always has a wonderful special available to all her customers.... if you buy three images, you get another one free!

One randomly drawn challenge winner will receive the fabulous selection of Happileigh Scrappin' digital images that our design team created with this week... what a great prize!

I"d be delighted to have you post my button and blog link on your blog.And we are thrilled to introduce to our family of sponsors.... Stamp Art Design by Kathryne!

Kathryne says: Hello Stamping Friends! Thank you for welcoming me into your home and hearts.  I am a freehand graphic illustrator, joining you in the wonderful and exciting world of digi stamping! I thoroughly enjoy creating.  My desire is to inspire hope and joy, with celebrations of love and inspiration at the heart of each drawing for you.  It's exciting to be sharing my delight of creativity with you!

Kathryne's delightful images are available exclusively at the Whimsy Stamps Store.  We also have a Stamp Art Design prize for another randomly drawn winner!  This winner will receive their choice of 4 images another fabulous prize! We are so honoured to have such  fabulous sponsors.... do visit their blogs, won't you?  Say that we sent you!

Our Design Team has created some beautiful creations to share with you this week, and we hope you find inspiration in them!
 Chris July 1
Anne-Marie has combined the Fill the Holidays with Love 
image/sentiment from our sponsor Happileigh Scrappin'...
with the Joyful Gingerbread image from Stamp Art Design by Kathryne...

Bonnie has combined images from our sponsor Happileigh Scrappin'...
He Is the Reason and Holly  (from the Mini Christmas set)
Jenee has combined the Hollybelle bear image by Stamp Art Designsand Jingle Bell (mini Christmas set) from Happileigh Scrappin'...


Jennifer uses the image Joyful Gingerbread and wordart Joy by Stamp Art Designs ...

Pauline has used the Raggedy Girl Gingerbread Joy image from Stamp Art Design ...

Trish has used the Christmas Smoochie Bears image from Stamp Art Design ...

...and here, Trish has used the Christmas Hearth image from Happileigh Scrappin' ...
(For details of each creation, click on the DT names, to visit their blogs!)

We would love to see your CHRISTMAS creations ... join in the Christmas fun with us! 


  1. Terrific cards, DT! Thanks for helping to get me started on my Christmas cards. :)

  2. Hi there - Fabulous challenge and awesome Dt samples too!
    I couldn't find find the inlinkz - so here is my entry's link :
    Jen Leeflang

  3. I am so thrilled to see that I won the last challenge :) Thank you so much and congrats to the top 3 winners, your cards look great!
    Love the new theme the cards from the DT are awesome! Hugs

  4. Keep Christmas all year long, I say!!! Great challenge and wonderful creations by the DT!!!

  5. Gorgeous DT inspiration great chall thank you

    smiles Christine x

  6. Thank you so much for the top three placing!

  7. I'm so glad I did this theme for my card class this Friday so I could play along. I have more but not sure I have time to link them up!

  8. Thank you for the fun challenge! Fabulous work by the DT!

  9. Gorgeous work from the DT! Thanks for the chance to play along:)

    Hugs, Dawn


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