Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Blog Award...

What a lovely surprise when we opened our email the other day.  It was to say we had been awarded The Versatile Blogger Award by Donna.  Donna hails from Tempe, AZ.  Thank you so very much Donna.

The rules for the Versatile Blogger Award are -
Thank & link back to the person who gave you the award
Share 7 things about yourself - we have gone over that as you will read further down
Send it along to 15 bloggers & let them know they have been awarded this blog award - the really hard part


Kris grew up in Sydney, lived all around NSW during her working life & "retired" to Brisbane
Kris has been married for 35 years to the love of her life
Gwen lives in the most beautiful part of the world - Sunshine Coast, Australia
Gwen has been married for 38 years to her best mate
Gwen loves to travel & experience new cultures
Gwen's favourite food is fish
Although Kris & Gwen have been great friends for some time & we have a Challenge blog together, Vicky only met them at the recent Regionals in Brisbane
 Vicky served in the RAN & loved every minute of it
Vicky has lived & worked overseas, namely Honiara & Timor Leste
Vicky's birthplace is Winton, the home of Waltzing Matilda & QANTAS

Now for the hard part of the award - awarding it to 15 bloggers. 




Please be sure to visit these blogs as they are all very talented crafters
A small reminder to let you know that our current challenge SC 018/11 is up & running. 

Monday, 28 November 2011

Ray of Sunshine Week 17

Please join with me in congratulating our Ray of Sunshine for Week 17 - Peggy, her baby card is absolutely gorgeous.  Please vist Peggy and see more of her gorgeous work and don't forget to leave a comment and let her know how much you love it.


Peggy please feel free to add our Ray of Sunshine badge to your blog.

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 Our challenge for week 18 is up and running and we would love your to enter.  Just use the sketch and add the stamp set Upsy Daisy.  We look forward to seeing who our next Ray of Sunshine will be.



Sunday, 27 November 2011

Week 18 and Upsy Daisy

Well here we are at week 18 of our challenges and only 4 weeks till Christmas.  I know it's a busy time for everyone with end of school year happenings and Christmas preparation but I hope you can find the time to join us this week.

The sketch this week is brought to us by Kris and as well as using the sketch you need to use the stamp set Upsy Daisy.  So here is the sketch....


And here is this week's inspiration.








Ok, so now it is over to you.  You have one week to design and make your entry and post it to Mr. Linky.  We are so looking forward to seeing all your gorgeous creations this week and thanks to those of you who have supported us over the last 18 weeks.




 

Tuesday, 22 November 2011

Ray of Sunshine - SC 016/11...

Once again, thank you to the beautiful entries for this challenge.  The Christmas cards were fantastic!

This week, we have the honour of announcing Christine as our Ray of Sunshine for SC 016/11.  Christine used the beautiful Triple Treat Flower stamp to create her beautiful card.  I am sure Christine would love you to leave her a comment or 2.


Christine, please feel free to grab our badge & post to your blog

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The current challenge - SC 017/11 - is now up & running, so be to sure to check it out, create your project, using the sketch provided & link back using Mr LInky. 

This week, the 2nd part of the challenge is a "Nursery Theme". 

Happy Stampin'

Sunday, 20 November 2011

Week 17 Challenge and a Nursery Theme

Hi all! Kris, Vicky and I hope you have had a fabulous week and are ready to go with another challenge. This week the sketch was mine and I decided to add a Nursery theme to go along with it. So without further ado here is the sketch and our creations  for this week. Please come along and play with us, we would love to have you share your creations with us and our fellow stampers. Remember it is all about having fun and you might just be our next Ray of Sunshine!









Okey Dokey, now let's see what you can create.  This is a great challenge & everyone needs baby cards sometime during the year.  Once you have created your project, come on back & add to Mr Linky

We are looking forward to seeing your creations

Happy Stampin!

Monday, 14 November 2011

Ray of Sunshine - SC 015/11...

Welcome to our new followers!  We hope you will join us soon in one of our challenges!

It is with much pleasure that we announce Leah as our Ray of Sunshine for SC 015/11.

Leah created her beautiful card for a friend's birthday. I am sure her friend would have loved it.  Be sure to head over to visit Leah & leave her a lovely comment.  Thank you Leah for playing along with us this week & hope you do again real soon.


 Leah please feel free to grab our badge & paste to your blog


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The current challenge - SC 016/11 - is now up & running, so be to sure to check it out, create your project, using the sketch provided & link back using Mr LInky. 

This week, the 2nd part of the challenge is a "Christmas Theme".

We hope to see your entry.

Happy Stampin' 

Sunday, 13 November 2011

SC 016/11...

Ok folks, we are now heading into Week 16.  With Christmas fast approaching, this should be a very easy sketch for you all to participate & have some fun.  Who has enough cards for Christmas?  I know, I don't!  This is the perfect opportunity to create your cards!

Using the sketch provided, we had to create a card or project with a "Christmas Theme"

Here are our samples for you to check out -




Again, all very different samples.

Ok, now it is your turn.  Once you have completed your card, scrapbook page or project, come on back & add it to Mr Linky.

We love looking at all your creations each week & this week will be no exception.

Happy Stampin!

 

Monday, 7 November 2011

Ray of Sunshine - SC 01411...

Thank you once again for your lovely entries the past week.  You never cease to amaze us with the talent out there, BUT unfortunately, there can only be one Ray of Sunshine.

This week, we have the privilege in announcing Libby as our Ray of Sunshine for SC 014/11 


Libby please feel free to grab our badge & paste to your blog.
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Thank you to the once again for the beautiful entries & to our loyal followers.

SC 015/11 is now up & running. 

This week we have the Technique - Emboss Resist, along with the sketch  to use on our cards. 

We hope to see your entry.

Happy Stampin' 
  
 

Sunday, 6 November 2011

SC 01511...

Crikey, these weeks come round so fast.  No sooner does it seem like we have posted the current challenge & another is upon us...... but is so much fun!!!!!

This week Gwen has set the sketch & as per our challenges, the 2nd part is "Emboss Resist".  This is a fantastic technique & I know I have seen some beautiful creations out there in blogland, so come on all you stampers & lets see what you come up using this sketch.


Now for the samples created by the team -




Now you have seen our creations, it is your turn.  Create your project, come back & link it up with Mr Linky.  It is that easy!

Don't forget to check back tomorrow to see if you are the next Ray of Sunshine!

Happy Stampin'