6 February 2016

allsorts week 349 - CAS

Hi all

This week we are being challenged to make cards which are, i have gone for a monochramatic look for mine. Mine is one layer and masked to make a central panel, I have added four gems only.

Do come and join us


1 February 2016

A bit more time to craft anything goes


Its time for the 1st of the month Challenge and as always its the theme of  "Anything Goes".

3 lucky random drawn winners each get to choose 3 sets of design papers .

Come and join us

30 January 2016

Allsorts Week 348 - Bring on the Bling

Hi All

This week its me hosting and i have set the theme "Bring on the Bling" so lots of sparkly bits required.

Ive used a hobby art image (suprise) and i assure you have very sparkly flowers!

Our sponsors this week

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.

and our lovely Brenda has donated this lovey paper pad....

23 January 2016

Allsorts Week 345 Valentine

Hi All

This week we are working towards the theme Valentine, I don't really like making valentines cards, so have gone for purple to ease the pain lol

Our fab sponsor is Baker Ross
Co-founded in 1974 by Patti Baker, Baker Ross is still a family owned and run business whose innovative ideas have led us to become one of the leading suppliers of arts & crafts to schools, playgroups and organisations in the UK. We employ over 80 dedicated and hard working staff located at our office and warehouse in Walthamstow, London.

They are offering this great prize.

AndLets Create
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 January 2016

Allsorts Week 346 Girly and Sparkly

Hi All

Tracy Mouse is hosting us this week with the theme Girly and Sparkly

Our sponsor is:

A Day For Daisies provides themed categories of over 3000 digital stamp illustrations for all your crafty projects. See our website to view them all!

And we have a second prize of a pair of tickets to February Hobbycraft show Manchester.

9 January 2016

Allsorts Week 345 Ribbon and Lace

Hi All

Susan is hosting us this weeks with the theme Ribbon & Lace

My card uses a hobby art stamp set and an assortment of bits i had in my pieces box

we are sponsored by

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 January 2016

Allsorts Week 344 - Whats New

Hi All

Happy New Year, this week the lovely Mervi is hosting us from finland with the challenge "Whats New" you need to use something new and tell us what it is!

I have used some new paints, stencil and sparkle medium from imagination

Our sponsors are:

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.prize:

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 an extra prize:

And A pair of tickets to February Hobbycraft show Manchester.

1 January 2016

A bit more time to craft - anything goes

Hi All

Cannot believe it is the new year, wishing you all happiness.

Its time for a new challenge at a bit more time to craft and I am very happy to move away from Christmas!

Click on the badge to access the challenge

Challenge Badge

19 December 2015

Allsorts 343/343 Anything but christmas

Hi All

I wanted to wish you all a happy Christmas and new year, this week Brenda is hosting us with our new challenge and this one will run for two weeks to allow everyone to enjoy the festive season.  We are stepping away from Christmas cards now!

********Anything but Christmas********

I am sharing my desk calendar for this coming year

And as it's a two week challenge we have four lovely sponsors...................

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.

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.

Deedee's Digis, sadly Deedee's is closing it's doors at the end of this month so we would like to thank them for their support of Allsorts and wish Deedee well in the future. Deedee has made available a fabulous collection of images for one lucky winner.

Whimsy Stamps are a family owned art stamp company dedicated to providing crafters around the world with whimsical and fun rubber stamp designs. All of our rubber stamps are made from deeply etched rubber, mounted on Cling Cushion Foam and once trimmed are ready to use with an acrylic block. Our Shapeology Metal Craftings dies are exclusive to Whimsy Stamps and can be used with many table top cutting machines. These dies are made in the USA using top quality steel. They are perfect for cutting papers and fabrics and many coordinate with our sentiment stamps. We also have our own line of 6x6 designer papers printed on high quality, slightly textured vellum paper.

Whimsy gift certificate

12 December 2015

Allsorts Week 341 Golden Days


Heléne is hosting this week with the theme Golden days. The goal is to use something golden on your project - or maybe you can find another interpretation of the theme? be sure to write that in your post.

My card has lots of gold gilding wax, amazing how much black card changes with it

Our sponsor is A day for Daisies, they have some lovely digistamps for a lucky winner.