27 August 2016

Allsorts Week 388 - At least two dies

Hi All

This week Wendy is hosting us from sunny (hopefully) spain and has challenged us to use at least two dies

These dies are all tattered lace.






Our sponsor this week is Sizzix, there's no bigger or better place for craft materials, custom dies and machines that can die-cut, emboss and texturize many materials, including cardstock, paper, construction paper, fabric, faux fur, felt and foil plus much more.



20 August 2016

Allsorts Week 377 Fabulous Florals

Hi All

The Boss Brenda is back from her travel and hosting us this week and we all know she loves flowers! Her theme is 

********Fabulous Florals********


As always your entry can be anything you have created be it cards, gift boxes and bags, altered art, the list goes on, all we ask is that we can clearly see flowers on your project.

our sponsor

Marianne Design is a Dutch owned craft manufacturer. The company was established in 1994 by Marianne Perlot and is based in the Netherlands. For years now, we develop all our products with much care and quality. We have a practical understanding of the needs of crafters, we integrate product development, design and customer service to bring fresh ideas and beautiful products to the craft industry. All to enable the consumer to make beautiful cards, scrapbooks and other projects and enjoy this wonderful hobby. We produce a wide range of products which represent a complete concept of paper crafts. There are different lines of stamps and dies with matching papers and materials to decorate your card or scrap. Products are chosen carefully for mixing and matching and stimulating creativity. Here is the lovely prize from them......................



13 August 2016

Allsorts Week 376 - Butterflies

Hi All

Another Saturday is here and apparently we are due for a heatwave in the UK

Today we have the theme of "Butterflies" for our challenge, i have two buddlea  in my garden and love to see the butterflies fluttering in, i have always loved them.  This little bunny obviously agrees with the butterfly mobile!


our sponsor


Stamp Addicts is a family run business based in Bedfordshire and have been in business since 1992. We have watched the popularity of rubber stamping and all papercrafts steadily increase over time and now manufacture our own branded rubber stamps which frequently feature on Hochanda TV as well as craft shows across the UK.

You can click here to join us

6 August 2016

Allsorts Week 375 - Spots and Stripes

Hi All

Saturdays are coming round very quickly at the moment!  This week we have the theme Spots and Stripes and i am hoping this post has gone live as i am returning from holiday.

I have used patterned paper and embellishments to make this weeks theme card as sometimes we all need a quick and easy card.



Our sponsors are


Crafty Ribbons is a ribbon emporium, we are passionate about ribbons and want to share our fantastic ribbons with others. Our range of Christmas ribbons is second to none. Remember when we only used ribbons to add a bow to our hair, or tie up a birthday parcel ? Ribbons are now a "must-have" for all types of craft. Whether your project requires satin, sheer, silk, grosgrain, gingham or polka dot ribbon we have them all! Lots and lots of different colours in a range of widths. Need a little bit of ribbon inspiration - then have a look at our projects on our blog,or visit our Inspiration blog,or maybe join in with us at our Challenge blog. Go on, have a look... It's worth it !


DigiStamp Boutique offers a wide range of digi images designed by Sally-Ann Hancock. My work means the world to me - it allows my passion to draw and create, to fit with my family life too - often the inspiration for my designs. Hope you enjoy as much as I enjoy creating.




30 July 2016

Allsorts Week 374 - A Touch of Sparkle

Hi all Tracy Mouse is our hostess with the mostess this week with the theme

***** A Touch Of Sparkle ******

I think we all love some sparkle, so glitter away,  myself and the team are really looking forward to seeing your creations.

I have used one of our sponsors images

Using Funky Ashley by Scrappers Delight


Our sponsor this week is:


My name is Janice (AKA Scrapper's Delights), I discovered the digital scrap booking world November 2008 and started to Design February 2009 and really love it so I decided I wanted to have my own shop so here we are lol.

Happy Crafting

Tracy

23 July 2016

Allsorts Week 373 - Anything but a card

Hi All

Happy Saturday.  This week at Allsorts Helene is hosting us with the theme  Anything but a card

I am sharing a bracelet i have beaded for this weeks theme


Sponsoring us this week is:

Lets Create are a family run business with staff who offer friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic help and advice on the wide range of products ranging from card making to mixed media and scrapbooking. They have and an on line store as well as a shop in Lincolnshire where they run regular classes, workshops and free demonstrations days with many well known faces from the craft industry and Create and Craft TV, where Jo Channon the co-owner is also a familiar and friendly guest.

16 July 2016

Allsorts Week 372 - Add a Frame

Hi All

Annie is hosting us this week with the theme********Add a Frame********

Ive used some tonic dies and a stamp to make my creation


The prize is 


We look forward to seeing you

9 July 2016

Allsorts Week 371 - One for the Boys

Hi all

Kevin is in charge this week with the challenge One For The Boys, so anything for a Boy or a Man.


Our sponsor this week is Crafty Ribbons with a collection of ribbons and embellishments suited to masculine cards.

Crafty Ribbons is a ribbon emporium, we are passionate about ribbons and want to share our fantastic ribbons with others. Our range of Christmas ribbons is second to none. Remember when we only used ribbons to add a bow to our hair, or tie up a birthday parcel ? Ribbons are now a "must-have" for all types of craft. Whether your project requires satin, sheer, silk, grosgrain, gingham or polka dot ribbon we have them all! Lots and lots of different colours in a range of widths. Need a little bit of ribbon inspiration - then have a look at our projects on our blog,or visit our Inspiration blog,or maybe join in with us at our Challenge blog. Go on, have a look... It's worth it !





2 July 2016

Allsorts Week 370 - Gingham Style

Hi All

Kath is hosting this week and has chosen the theme Gingham Style, and wants to see Gingham on your creations, paper, ribbon or anything that you have that is Gingham.

I found a lovely box of bits that i had tidied away and found this lovely topper.  I have got a little more embellished than i usually do but though it needed some bits.  I have also gone for purple.




Our sponsor this week is Digi Stamp Boutique
DigiStamp Boutique offers a wide range of digi images designed by Sally-Ann Hancock. My work means the world to me - it allows my passion to draw and create, to fit with my family life too - often the inspiration for my designs. Hope you enjoy as much as I enjoy creating.

 and we have an extra prize of this lovely BoBunny paper pad


Hope you can join us

25 June 2016

Allsorts Week 369 - Photo Inspiration

Hi All

Brenda is hosting this week with a photo challenge......


June 25th

As always you can create whatever you like, from cards to cakes, mixed media to gift boxes, all we ask is that your work reflects the colours in above photo.

My take on the theme is as follows, i used a tonic die set and used one of Anna's flower sets by hobby art to make a flower embellishment.



Our sponsor


We have a super Sizzix prize this week..............


Sizzix, there's no bigger or better place for craft materials, custom dies and machines that can die-cut, emboss and texturize many materials, including cardstock, paper, construction paper, fabric, faux fur, felt and foil plus much more.

Come and Join In!