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Sunday, 30 August 2009

Christmas Ted & Percy Penguin Newly Released Stamps..:) Available Now

Here are some fabulous Christmas releases for you. :) They are cute stamps perfect for everyone. :)

They are available now. :)

The first range is Christmas Ted. I have posted pictures of the stamped image and of a coloured image to give you an idea of what they could look like. :)
Thanks to Rozzy for colouring the Christmas Ted stamps. :)

Christmas Ted with Sleding Snowman :-

Approx size 8.5cm x 6cm
Price £ 3.50 SALE PRICE £2.50

Christmas Ted Posting Letter:-

Approx Size 7.5cm x6cm
Price £ 3.50   SALE PRICE £2.50

Christmas Ted Bringing Home Tree:-

Approx Size 8.5cm x 4cm
Price £ 3.20  SALE PRICE £2.50

Christmas Ted Baubles with Merry Christmas stamp set:-

Approx Size Baubles - 7.5cm x 5cm, Text 3cm
Price for set £ 3.75  SALE PRICE £2.50


Percy Penguin Range:-

I have left the actual penguin stamps unfilled so that they may be coloured to your choice. In the samples I have used Grey, Black and Blue to colour them. :)

Percy & Parker with Banner and seperate text stamp set:-

Approx Size 11cm x 5cm (Happy Christmas stamp is seperate, but fits perfectly into the banner)
Price £ 3.75  SALE PRICE  £2.50

Percy Sleding:-

Approx Size 8cm x 6.5cm
Price £ 3.50  SALE PRICE £2.50

Percy Stargazing:-

Approx Size 7cm x 5cm (The star is a seperate stamp so can be used easily around the project if required)
Price £3.50  SALE PRICE £2.50


UK P&P is free. :) Just email with your order. :) Happy Crafting. :)

xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx

Challenge 35...

This week the challenge is a sketch. :)

We are going back to our usual 1 week challenges. :)

Good luck to everyone who participated in our lovely Rozzy's blog candy.
Also thanks to everyone who took part in the last challenge -
we had great fun going around your blogs leaving you comments.:)

Like I said we have a sketch this week - and here it is:-

You may twist it, turn it, add further embellishments if you wish. :)

You are not solely restricted to cards -
your entry can be ATC, FP, Layout or Altered Art etc. :)

Your name will be entered twice into the draw if you use a Crafty Pad Stamp.
Your name will go into the draw once if you do not use a Crafty Pad Stamp. :)

The winner chosen at random and will win 1 weeks GDT spot and a
Crafty Pad stamp that the DT will be working with on your week. :)

Now without much further ado - here are the beautiful cards from
the wonderful, inspiring DT members.

This is Linda's (the funkie junkie) last GDT week with us and I am
sure you will agree her work is beautiful. Thank you very much Linda -
it has been a real pleasure working with you. :)

By Linda -

By Jess -

By Rozzy -

By Maxine -

By Debbie -

We have used Belinda - Garden and Belinda Shopping stamps on these samples. :)

Don't forget to check out the new Christmas Releases HERE. :)

Anyone without a blog - please email me and I shall post your card up here. :)

Please do go and visit the personal blogs of the DT and GDT members. :)

All entries to be in by the Saturday evening 8pm BST.

U.K. P&P is free and I do ship abroad. :)

Email entry from Joani:-

Briliant card Joani - love how you have used Percy Stargazing in a sunny warm card - great idea. Love how you have layered him up too. :) I also see you have used real shells and wee tiny stones - what a great effect. :) Good luck in the challenge. :)
xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx

Winner Challenge 34

We have had some really wonderful entries on this challenge. :)
Thank you so much to everyone who entered -
we really enjoyed visiting your blogs and leaving you comments. :) :)

The winner of this challenge - using my random number widget is
Number ......8 this translates to:- Cazzy

Here's Cazzy'z wonderful card

Congratulations...Cazzy..... can you please email letting us know if you would like a
GDT spot with us here at The Crafty Pad

Also...don't forget everyone who entered this challenge and the last one, you were all entered into rozzy's Blog Candy Draw .... There will be 5 lucky winners that will be announced on her Blog later today :)

xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx

Sunday, 16 August 2009

Challenge 34 and Guest DT member...:) A Recipe - made by our very own lovely Maxine. :)
Thanks for a fabby recipe Maxine -
we all had great fun working with it. :)

This challenge shall run for 2 weeks again - during the summer holiday period.

Here is the Recipe:-

1 Embossed paper

2 Ribbons

3 Buttons or Brads

Of course you may add other ingredients if you wish. :)

If you use a Crafty Pad stamp then your name goes into the draw twice.

If you do not use a Crafty Pad stamp then your name goes into the draw once.

The winner will have the choice of joining The Crafty Pad
as a GDT for that week and you will get to work with
the stamp that the DT are working with too. :)

All entries - please do go and visit Roz's blog and
sign up for her blog candy - you can't win,
if you aren't

Now we have the very lovely Linda - the funkie junkie join us
this challenge and also the one in 2 weeks time.
It is great to work with you Linda and just love your blog. :) :)

Please give Linda a lovely big warm welcome. :)

We have all used Penny Pamper stamp this week.

Here's the fabulous inspiration from the lovely talented DT members. :)


Debbie has altered a CD - showing that it is not only cards can be entered
into the challenge and to also show that the stamps work for other crafts too. :)


Maxine has made two cards:-

All email entries shall be posted up here for you. :)

All entries to be in by 8pm GMT Saturday 29th August. :)

Please do go and visit the personal blogs of the DT members -
links in the side bar. :)

All P&P is still FREE on all UK postage. :)

I have received an email entry from Tracey (lalkygirl)
Thank you for your beautiful card. :)

Here is another email entry from chocolate fudge cake - thank you so much for your beautiful christmas card. :)

Here is another beautiful email entry from Joani - thank you - fab shaped card. Love your take on the recipe and the way you have used The Crafty Pad text stamp:)

xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx

Winner Challenge 33

What a lot of lovely entries we had on this challenge. :)
Thank you veery much to everyone who entered -
we really enjoyed visiting your blogs and leaving you comments. :) :)

The winner of this challenge - using my random number widget is
Number 4..this translates to:-

Suzi -
sugar n spice Congratulations Suzi.

Here is Suzi's beautiful card - she has used The Crafty Pad Faith Shy stamp.

Suzi can you please email me letting me know if you would like a
GDT spot with us here at The Crafty Pad. :)

xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx

Sunday, 2 August 2009

Challenge 33 and Some Fab Candy News....:)

With the summer holidays and everyone so busy we have decided for the Month of August we shall run the challenges Every Two Weeks - so we can all have a chance of joining in. :)

Our Challenge is a brilliant sketch drawn up by our very lovely Jess

Thank you Jess...:) :)

You may twist and turn it etc - as long as you use all the elements of the sketch. :)

You do not have to make a card - it can be any craft project
- scrapbook page, fat page, ATC, altered art etc. :)


If you use a Crafty Pad stamp then your name
is entered into the draw TWICE.

If you do not use a Crafty Pad stamp then your name
is entered into the draw ONCE.

The prize will be a GDT spot with The Crafty Pad and you will get to use
the same stamp as the DT members do.

Here is the sketch:-

We have some great DT inspiration for you all:- we have all used the cute Shelley Sheep and Twitter stamp for our cards. :)





Please email me your entries if you do not have a blog and I shall post them up here for you. :)

All entries to be in by Saturday 15th August 8pm BST

Please do go along and visit the DT's personal blogs - you won't be disappointed. :)

Looking forward to seeing your entries working to this fabulous
sketch Jess has created for us. :)



Fantastic News... Rozzy our DT Member is running a Blog Candy Draw this month....

Every entry into any of The Crafty Pad Challenges this month entitles you to enter the Draw

Pop over there now to check out the ‘rule’s’

It is running for all The Crafty Pad Challenges between 2nd to 29th August, you can enter as many times as you enter any of the challenges. Good luck :)

Here is an email entry from Toni
it is a beautiful scrapbook layout - thanks Toni. :)

It shows that the challenges are not limited

to card making only. :)

Here is a beautiful email entry from Tracey (lalkygirl) - thanks Tracey. :)

I have received another 2 email entries - here they are:-

The first one is from Rebecca (my neice, she is only 12 yrs old)
Thank you Rebecca - your card is beautiful. Fabulous colours you have used and great take on the sketch. :)

Here is the second one and it is from Sam - thank you Sam. :)
Beautiful card Sam, great take on the sketch and lovely to see you have used the single flower stamp from the 'Medallion' stamp along with Belinda Garden. :)

Here is another email entry from Joani..
thanks Joani
love your card and how you
have used the 3 hats with Faith. ;)

xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx