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Sunday, 31 January 2010

Challenge 56..:)

Thank  you all for the wonderful entries last week - we had a lovely time visiting you all. :) :)
This weeks challenge:-
 It won't be long until Valentines day is here so make a card to show your love following
our sketch - you may twist it, turn it and add extra embellishments to it if you wish. :)

The prize shall be 1 week GDT and any Crafty Pad
Digi Dowload of your choice. :) :)

If you use a Crafty Pad stamp then your name is entered twice.
If you do not use a Crafty Pad stamp then your name is entered once.

Here is the sketch:-

Our GDT this week is the very lovely Sam - welcome Sam, it is great to
work with you again. :)

Debbie unfortunately was not able to make a card this week.

Here is the fabulous inspiration for all the talented DT and GDT members :-

Sam:



Pat:
 


Ester:




Suzi:




Maxine:




Rozzy:


 All entries to be in by Saturday 8PM GMT.

Please do go and visit the personal blogs of all the DT & GDT's (links are in the side bar)
You will find all the information on how they created their examples. :)

All email entries - please email me and I shall post up
your entry here. :)
Here is an email entry from the lovely Janice:


Here is another email entry from Joani -
she has used Just Ted - Heart and has embossed him beautifully.
Thanks Joani



Look forward to seeing all your entries. :)

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OVER AT THE CRAFTY PAD STAMP DESIGNS


xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx

Winner of challenge 55

Thank you to everyone who entered last weeks challenge - we all had a great time going around visiting you all. :)

Mr Random say the winning number is 1...

This translates to Tracey - Congratulations Tracey, please email me with your details and confirmation of your GDT spot. :)

Here is Tracey's card :




xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx

Sunday, 24 January 2010

Challenge 55 and please welcome

WoW what a lot of wonderful entries we had - lots of fabulous
creativity out there. :)  Thanks so much for playing along with us -
we had great fun visiting you all.  It was brilliant to see
lots of new faces too. :)

This week we have the lovely Pat joining us for the start of her DT post with us -
so please give her a lovely warm welcome to The Crafty Pad family. :)
It is great to have you work with us Pat. :) :) :)

This week's challenge is a sketch:-



You may twist it, turn, or add extra embellis if you wish. :)
The prize shall be 1 week GDT and a Crafty Pad stamp

that the DT shall be working with too. :) :)

If you use a Crafty Pad stamp then your name is entered twice.
If you do not use a Crafty Pad stamp then your name is entered once.


This week we a couple of treats for you. :)
Treat 1 is mega lots of fabulous inspiration from the fabby DT and 2 GDT's. :)
Treat 2 is a Tutorial from our very own lovely Suzi for what she has created this week. :) :)

Please give a lovely warm welcome to our GDT's - first we have the lovely Ester,
she will be with us for 3months.

Then we have our weekly GDT - the lovely Jackie . :) 
Jackie does not have a blog - but she is a regular on the Trimcraft Forum. 
Welcome to you  ladies - it is a great pleasure to work with such wonderful crafters. :)

Right on with the mega lots of inspiration :-

Lets start off with Suzi's 'Wall Plaque'.  
Only showing you one piccy of this he!he! -
check out Suzi's tutorial for all pictures and instructions HERE.





Pat:




Ester:




Jackie has made 3 cards:











Rozzy:






Maxine:





Debbie:






Roshell with Basket Image has been used -
both the Stamp and Digi Version.
The Digi Image of Roshell Friends (coloured version) has also been used.
All images available from The Crafty Pad Stamp Desgins site. :)

All entries to be in by Saturday 8PM GMT.


Please do go and visit the personal blogs of all the DT & GDT's (links are in the side bar)
You will find all the information on how they created their examples. :)

All email entries - please email me and I shall post up
your entry here. :)

Look forward to seeing all your entries. :)




xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx

Winner of Challenge 54...:)

I have to say a huge Thank You to everyone who entered last week - there were a lot of entries and we thoroughly enjoyed going around visiting you all. :)  There is a lot of creative inspiration and talent on your blogs. :) :) :) :) :)

Now for this weeks winner :-

Mr Random Number says...
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This Translates to Lisa.....:)

Congratulations Lisa - please email me with your postal address and
confirmation of your GDT spot. :)

Here is Lisa's card......




xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx

Tuesday, 19 January 2010

Linking your creation to our blog Instructions

Here are the instructions for linking directly from your blog post to us.  I do hope you find this helpful. :)

The first thing you need to do is copy the link address below into a Word document or Notepad


You can click on the instructions to get a large view - then right click that and save to your pc. :)

xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx

Sunday, 17 January 2010

Challenge 54 and please welcome.....

This week we have one of our very talented new DT members starting - Suzi.  Please give her a lovely warm welcome and I am sure you will agree her work is beautiful. :)

The very lovely Pat and Ester shall be joining us next week with their fabby DT inspiration. :)

This weeks challenge is: - 'ANIMALS' - Lets see at least 1 animal on your project.

The prize shall be 1 week GDT and a Crafty Pad stamp
that the DT shall be working with too. :) :)

If you use a Crafty Pad stamp then your name is entered twice.
If you do not use a Crafty Pad stamp then your name is entered once.



Please give a lovely welcome to the lovely Linda our GDT this week -
it is a pleasure to work with you Linda. :)

Linda has very kindly offered a RAK to everyone who
joins in this weeks challenge - Thank you Linda you are sooo sweet. :)
This is what she wrote :
I would like to offer a little RAK prize from me for this challenge. People who post up cards for this challenge will need to pop over to my blog and post a link to their card in my post about my card and Guest Design Team week at The Crafty Pad. I will do the drawing on Sunday, January 24 at midnight and post up the winner. The winner will have till Friday, January 29 at 8:00 am to contact me.  Click HERE to go to Linda's blog. :)



Here comes some inspiration from the fabulous DT girls
and the lovely Linda our GDT. :)

Linda has made this gorgeous card
with the digi version of Roshell -
Celebrating Spring :




Suzi has used the digi version of Roshell on her card
and shows us how you can print the image at various sizes :




Maxine has made a clean stamped image,
enhanced with beautiful bright papers :




Rozzy has used Roshell & Eggward to create
this gorgeous framed card :



 
 

Debbie has used the digital 'masking' techinque
to create the 2 friends.  These images have been coloured digitally too :



 
 

 I am sure you will agree that all the DT members have worked very hard this week to bring you some excellent inspiration - thank you all ladies. :)

You can find Roshell stamps and digi downloads HERE. :) :)

All entries to be in by Saturday 8PM GMT.

Please do go and visit the personal blogs of all the DT & GDT's (links are in the side bar)
You will find all the information on how they created their examples. :)

All email entries - please email me and I shall post up
your entry here. :)


Here is an entry from the lovely Patricia, thank you.
Patricia has used Alcohol Inks to create this gorgeous background
for her Fat Page :



Another email entry fro Joani.
Joani has created this slider card using Roshell and Friends Digi image.
Thank you Joani. :)




Look forward to seeing all your entries. :)


xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx

Winner of challenge 53..

 Not so many entries this week - but thank you to everyone who did enter.  I know that many of us find it difficult to join in all the challenges that are going on. :) :)

The winner this week is - Joani

Congratulations Joani - please email me with confirmation of your GDT spot with us. :)

Here is Joani's beautiful card :-



xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx

Monday, 11 January 2010

NEW DESIGN TEAM MEMBERS ANNOUNCED...:)

Okay ladies the BIG moment is here.  But first I would just like to say a
HUGE BIG THANK YOU
to everyone who applied for DT. :) :)

I was amazed at the response and had 29 applicants - I really wasn't expecting that amount. :)

This has had to be one of the most difficult things I have ever had to decide...!
 There are a lot of talented crafters out there. :)
Rozzy, Maxine and my sis Joani helped me out - so thanks you guys - you are the best. :)

Right on to the matter in hand.  The two new Design Team members are :-

&

I would also like to offer Ester a 3 month DT spot with us too. :)

Ladies please  Email me HERE with your confirmation -
look forward to hearing from you. :)

CONGRATULATIONS LADIES


xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx

DT Call....NOW CLOSED

The New Year will bring New Changes for us here at The Crafty Pad Stamp Designs. :)

In the New Year I shall be selling both clear stamps and Digi Image stamps. :) 
This way it will suit stampers and non-stampers alike. :)

Therefore I am putting out this DT call for 2 new DT members to add to our already talented team. :)

The new DT members will be working with the Digi Image Stamps.

You will not be restricted to the one size and so beable to create all forms of craft not just cards.

You must have an active blog.

Please Email me HERE
Please also include a link to your blog.

All applications will be considered. :)

The Closing Date is Sunday 10th Jan 2010 at 6pm (UK time)

New DT members will be announced Monday 11th Jan 2010 after 6pm (UK time).

Any questions please do not hesitate to email me. :)

Look forward to hearing from you. :) :)

This post shall remain at the top until 11th Jan.


xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx

Sunday, 10 January 2010

Challenge 53

Lovely to see so many great entries and thoroughly enjoyed going around visiting you all. :) :)

Last few hours left for the DT call - new members will be announced after 6pm Monday 11th Jan.  Thank you so much to everyone who has entered so far - the response has been amazing. :) :)  It is going to be very difficult to choose.


Now on to this weeks challenge.  We have a sketch for you.  You may twist, turn it, add extra embellis too if you wish. :)

The prize shall be 1 week GDT and a Crafty Pad Digi Image
that the DT shall be working with too. :) :)

If you use a Crafty Pad stamp then your name is entered twice.
If you do not use a Crafty Pad stamp then your name is entered once.

Please give a nice warm welcome to this weeks GDT - Peggy.  Great to have you with us Peggy and it has been a pleasure to work with you. :)

Now for the fabby inspiration for our talented DT and GDT members.....

Peggy:






Maxine:




Rozzy:






Debbie:




All cards have been made using Roshell with Brolly. :)

All entries to be in by Saturday 8PM GMT.

Please do go and visit the personal blogs of all the DT & GDT's (links are in the side bar)
You will find all the information on how they created their examples. :)

All email entries - please email me and I shall post up
your entry here. :)

Look forward to seeing all your entries. :)

Here is an email entry from Joani - just love this card
Joani has made, it shows great use of Roshell & Eggward stamped and
heat embossed image straight onto white card and
no colouring added - beautiful Joani - thank you. :)





xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx

Winner of Challenge 52

Thank you so much for everyone who entered this challenge - so nice to go around and visit you all. :)

The winner of this weeks challenge is...number 24.
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this translates to...... SAM

Congratulations Sam - please email with confirmation of your weeks GDT. ;)

Here is Sam's lovely card - she has used Shelley Sheep & Twitter from The Crafty Pad


If you liked the altered CD entered by Joani in this challenge
there is a Tutorial on how she created it HERE :)


xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx