Thursday, 2 April 2020

Reminder #158

Hi All

We are here to remind you that there is still time to join in our current challenge.

This challenge is a special challenge as we are trying to raise awareness of the condition Epilepsy.

You will find more details about this challenge and can link up you cards here.

Here is the challenge badge:


This challenge is sponsored by wonderful CAS-ual Fridays Stamps with who twists with us getting a $25 gift voucher for their store-chosen at random. The Design Team will also vote for a winner and that winner will have the chance to be our Guest Designer for a future challenge.


Our Guest Designer for this challenge is the super talented Kavya. She is one amazing designer. Check out her blog here and you will see why we say this!

Now lets see what Kavya and the Design Team have made to inspire us:









Using sponsor product - Flower Angel






Using sponsor product-retired but similar ones are in the Encouragement and Support


I am sure these inspired some ideas!

Now time for you to kick back and take some Time Out and join in.

You have until 5pm GMT on April 8th to play!

Enjoy!


Wednesday, 1 April 2020

Winners #157

Hi All

Time to announce the winners of our Birthday Challenge, however there is still time to join in our current challenge here

Thank you so much for celebrating with us, we loved seeing all your superb cards.

First off we have our random winner from all those that took up our optional twist:

#205 Ionabunny-Gail

Congratulations Gail you have won a $40 gift voucher for STAMPlorations-our amazing sponsors for this challenge.

 

To claim your prize please contact Shery at stamplorations@gmail.com, within one week. Please add to the subject line 'Time Out Birthday Winner'.

And now for the winners voted by our Design Team.

Top at Time Out is:

#7 Kuni



Congratulations Kuni!
We would love you to be our Guest Designer for a future challenge. For more details please contact Sandie at sandiesandie16@gmail.com, within one week.

Here is the badge for your blog:


And now for those who got Honours at Taking Time Out:







Wonderful cards and congratulations!

Here is the badge for your blogs:


There is still time to join in our current challenge:


Sponsored by:


Come back tomorrow for my some inspiration!


Thursday, 26 March 2020

Challenge #158

Hi All

Our challenge today is a special challenge....to see why you can read further down.

But let's see what it is first:


We want to see a card that has lots or just a touch of purple on it.

And we have included our optional twist of 'Friendship'

If you take up our twist then you have chance of winning a prize of $25 from our super sponsor CAS-ual Fridays-we will do a random drawer for this prize from all our twisters!


The winner of the DT votes will get the chance to be our Guest Designer in a future challenge!

Our Guest Designer for this challenge is the very talented Kavya. Her cards are outstanding. If you haven't seen her blog then pop on over to Handmade by Kavya and we are sure you will come back a fan! We are delighted you are joining us Kavya x

Why a Special Challenge?

Today is Epilepsy Awareness day and we want to help raise awareness of this condition.

Purple is the colour for Epilepsy and a purple ribbon represents Epilepsy.

Epilepsy is a complicated condition that is often misunderstood. Many see seizures in the media as convulsive seizures but there are many types of seizures-many are silent and you wouldn't even know they were happening!

Rather than us explain Epilepsy in detail to you-take a look at this link to find out more. 

Also Sandie, our team leader, has epilepsy and she tells you her experience of living with this condition here-so visit her blog if you want to know more.

Plus there is a hop going on to raise awareness of Epilepsy with some super Guest Designer and some prizes along the way. Friketa is organising this-pop on over and hop along!

We chose 'friendship' as our 'optional twist' as we thought it would be nice to send a purple card to a friend to make them smile-especially now in this challenging time for us all. Goodness we all need love and care now and as a crafting community it would be great for us all to send a card to a friend-just this small gesture would help us all get through this time and we will!

Now lets see what inspiration Kavya and the Design Team have for you:

Kavya




Using sponsor product  Peaceful Garden


Using Sponsor stamps Powerfull words and retired Sands of time


Stephanie
Using Sponsor product Hope Ribbon



Using sponsor products Mon Ami and Be stamps and the Bubble Box die


Using sponsor product-retired but similar ones are in the Encouragement and Support



Lisa



Now it is your turn to join in the fun and add some purple to your cards....we all need some love now!

You have until 5pm GMT 8th April to play!

Take some Time Out!!



You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!
Click here to enter

Thursday, 19 March 2020

Reminder #157


Hello friends!
We are here today to remind you about our special 6th Birthday Anniversary Challenge!

Find the link-up challenge HERE.

We challenge you to create projects inspired by our theme of BIRTHDAY!

As an optional twist, we have that you can use die cutting or fussy cut an item on your project.



 Our sponsor for this challenge is Stamplorations

 

Stamplorations is offering an amazing prize for this celebratory challenge...
Everyone who plays and uses our optional twist of die cutting/fussy cutting will be entered into a random drawing to win a $40 gift voucher to the Stamplorations online store!


Now let's see what our guest designer Christine and the Design Team have made for this challenge:


Christine
Using sponsor products Bloomdala Bliss Masks ARTplorations Stencil and celebrate builder stamps-retired




Anita




Joyce
 Using sponsor products Layered Cake Bake



Kim
 Using Sponsor Products - Party Mates



Nonni
Using Sponsor Products Bloomdala Bliss and Pocket Blooms (sentiment)



Ishani
Using sponsor product - Trendy spring bloom dies







This challenge is open through 5pm BST on March 25th.

We look forward to seeing what you create!

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

Winners #156

Today we are going to announce the winner of our recent photo challenge!

However, you can find our current challenge HERE.


Our photo challenge was sponsored by Altenew!
Proud to be Sponsored by


Our top pick and the winner of the $20 gift voucher is:




Congratulations Ana! We loved your beautiful card!
  You can contact sandiesandie16@gmail.com with the subject line "Time Out Challenge Winner" for your prize. Additionally, we would also like to invite you to be Guest Designer for a future challenge. Sandie will be able to give you details about the guest designer spot.

Here is the badge for your blog:



And now for those who got Honors at taking Time Out:
Congratulations!
Here is our badge for your blog:






Remember to join us in our current BIRTHDAY challenge!



 Our awesome sponsor for this challenge is Stamplorations

 


This challenge is open through 5pm BST on March 25th.

We would love to see you in the gallery if you are not already there!

Thursday, 12 March 2020

Challenge #157 - Birthday


Hello friends! We have a very special challenge starting today...
It is our 6th Birthday Anniversary!

We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who makes this challenge so special. First of all, thank you to everyone who plays along with us! Whether you are playing with us for the first time or if you have been entering our challenge for years, we love seeing how our challenges inspire you and we are honored to visit your sites.  Second, we would like to thank all of our AMAZING sponsors. We love your products and we love being able to share them with the greater crafting community!  Lastly, we want to give a shout out to our design team because they work behind the scenes to create inspiration and to fulfill the administrative work that goes into keeping this challenge up and running. Thank you to everyone who helps make this challenge successful. We are thankful and excited to be celebrating another year!


Now to the challenge -
We challenge you to create projects inspired by our theme of BIRTHDAY!

As an optional twist, we have that you can use die cutting or fussy cut an item on your project.



 Our sponsor for this challenge is Stamplorations

 

Stamplorations is offering an amazing prize for this celebratory challenge...
Everyone who plays and uses our optional twist of die cutting/fussy cutting will be entered into a random drawing to win a $40 gift voucher to the Stamplorations online store!
Additionally, our design team will vote on a winner who will be asked to be the Guest Designer for a future challenge.


This week we have a guest designer, Christine!
  Be sure to visit her page and show some love.

Now let's see what Christine and the Design Team have made for this challenge:


Christine
Using Sponsor products Shaker Balloons 3 oval diesBaa Baa Stamp setTribal Triangle StencilMerry Go Round Stencil




Sandie
Using Sponsor Products Happy Flower StencilBirthday Word DiePierced Curly Frames




Shauna
Using sponsor  Prim Triangles stencil, Big Owls stamp set, and Double Stitched die

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Anita




Stephanie
Using Sponsor Product - Bloomtangled #2 Cover Plate Die




Lisa
Using sponsor products Frames & Flowers and City Girl




Gerrina
Using sponsor product In bloom Darling Dog Roses




Jill
Using sponsor product Bloomtangled #1 Cover Plate Die




This challenge is open through 5pm BST on March 25th.
We look forward to seeing what you create!


You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!
Click here to enter