Wednesday, 18 November 2020

Christmas flowers

It's time for our mid month post, time seems to be flying by this month. It's been rather quiet so far so why not get out all those Christmas Flowers, Poinsettia and Wreath stamps and join in, we would love to see your take on the theme. This months winner will receive the beautiful Mellow Fruitfulness stamp set from Chocolate Baroque
 Here's the super inspiration from the Design Team............

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Sunday, 1 November 2020

November - Garlands, Wreathes and Christmas Flowers

Welcome to our November challenge where this month we are going seasonal with........

****Christmas Flowers or Wreaths or Garland****

It can be any or all of these elements so long as it has a 'Christmassy' feel to it, you can enter up to three times but as always the focal element of your work must reflect the theme and be hand stamped (or digital image). You can check our challenge rules here.


Our lucky winner will receive this lovely stamp set with foam mount.........
Chocolate Baroque is a small independent art and craft company, based in the historic market town of Barnard Castle in County Durham in the North-East of England and is owned and run by Lesley and David Wharton. 

We design our own range of natural rubber art stamps from Sue's hand drawn originals, complemented by old original drawings and typography from Lesley.  The rubber stamps are made in house, by David, to our very exacting quality standards. And nothing gets past his eagle eye!

Please check out the Design Teams' blogs to see how they made their lovely creations.........


 
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Friday, 30 October 2020

October winner and Top 3

Hello all, it's time to announce the winners and Top 3 as voted for by the Design Team and from our October Autumn challenge, lots of lovely entries again, many thanks to everyone who joined in.


The winner of the £25 store voucher from Stamp Addicts is..........

Entry no 50 Pam

Congratulations Pam, please mail me so I can arrange for you to receive your prize.


Our second prize which is a choice of images from our own Dora goes to entry no 23 Rosie........... who is in our Top 3 below.

Entry no 23 Rosie
Entry no 74 Anke
Entry no 31 Lorraine

Well done everyone, please collect our Top 3 badge for your own blogs.

I will be back on Sunday with our new challenge

 
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Sunday, 18 October 2020

More Autumn beauty

Good  morning everyone, we have some mid month inspiration for you following our 'Autumn Glory' theme. You have shared some beautiful creations with us so far this month but still plenty of time if you have not had time to join us yet as the challenge runs until Wednesday 28th October.


Two wonderful prizes to be won this month from Stamp Addicts and our own Dora


Here are the creations from my talented team mates...........

Using Dora's Apples and Pears
Using Stamp Addicts Hunting Country Gent
Using Dora's image Apples and Pears
Using Dora's image Bird and apples
Using Dora's Toadstool

 
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Sunday, 4 October 2020

October - Autumn Glory

Good morning everyone, welcome to our October challenge, but before I tell you about our theme we are excited to welcome some new team members, AneshaAvril and Lynn, all have been winners or Top 3 picks in recent months so I am sure they will be familiar to you. There is also a sad note as this will be Joan's last month with us, she has not been in the best of health lately so is stepping back for a well earned rest.......but she may well pop in as a Guest Designer now and then.

Now onto our challenge and with all the beauty that Nature gives us at this time of year it had to be............

******Autumn Glory******

We are looking forward to seeing all your beautiful Autumnal creations. Please remember we are a stamping challenge and stamping must be the focal element of your work and reflect the theme, but you can use any make of stamp, 

We have two prizes this month, first up Sarah and Vicky from Stamp Addicts with a fab £25 store voucher. Stamp Addicts have just celebrated their 26th Birthday, congratulations to them.


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 exhibiting at craft shows across the UK.

And our very own Dora who designs some wonderful images, the winner will be able to choose some images from her store.


Jane (Onions and Paper blogspot) was our August winner and joins us at our Guest Designer with this beautiful Autumn wreath........


As always loads of inspiration from the Design Team, thank you girls...........

Used Dora's image Birds and Apples 
Using Dora's image Flower 15
Using Stamp Addicts Rolling Hills and Gypsy Caravan 2 Set (horses)
Using Dora's image Apples and Bird
Using image Badger
Using Dora's image Winterkoninkje 001
Using Dora's image Apples and Pears
Using Dora's image Flower 15
 
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