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Sunday, 30 September 2012

Challenge #190 Floral

Hi everyone & welcome to this weeks  brand new
challenge at The Crafty Pad!
Before we go into details can I just say a big Thank You
to all who played in
Ali's Inspired By A Song Challenge!
Lot's of great entries & superb song choices too!
You had us all humming away throughout the week!
Dawn's Breast cancer Awareness/Think Pink Challenge!
Again, lot's of wonderful entries helping to raise funds & awareness!
Don't forget to check back on Thursday to see if you are on the
list of winners or Top 5

This weeks theme was chosen by Tina
 #190 Floral
We'd like to see flowers on your project!
Flowers in your image, flowers on your DP flowers as
embellishments, it's entirely up to you!
As long as it 's floral it's good!

Our Sponsor for this week is the lovely

 who is offering one lucky winner
a £10 voucher to spend in her fabby craft shop

Sadly, poor Tina is unable to participate this week as she's been
 in hospital having an operation!
If you get a chance, please pop over & leave her some
blogger love to wish her a speedy recovery!

Now on to this weeks inspiration coming from the ladies of
Design Team A

Using TCP - MooRag by the Fence and sentiments


Using TCP - Polly with Flower

Aren't they just gorgeous!
All these fantastic flowers!
Okay, now it's time for you to get creative!
We can't wait to see all your lovely Floral Creations!
Link up at the blue froggy below!
Happy Crafting!

xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx

Thursday, 27 September 2012

Winner and Top 5 - Challenge #188 Autumn Colours

Good Morning everyone,
it's Pauline here and I would like to say a very big thank you to those of you who joined us last week for our 'Autumn Colours' challenge.

We had so many fantastic entries it was incredibly difficult to choose my favourites, but eventually after a lot of careful consideration I managed to pick a Top 5

Congratulations ladies, please take your Top 5 Badge.

I used RANDOM.ORG to choose the winner

and Liz wins

1 Pack or Red Rubber Tree Stamps
1 6x6 Tree Themed Backing Papers
1 A4 sheet of Bird Toppers


Congratulations Liz,
please email Debbie at to claim your prize.  Make sure you take your winners badge and display it on your blog.

You still have plenty of time to enter our current challenge:
#189 - Inspired by a Song

and if you are quick our special Month Long Challenge: 
BCA/Think Pink
xx  The Crafty Pad Team  xx

Sunday, 23 September 2012

Challenge #189 - Inspired by a Song.

Good Morning Crafty Padders!
Ali here to welcome you to another new challenge here at

You blew us away last week with your wonderful entries, thankyou to everyone who played along: Don't forget to check back on Thursday to see if you made it into our Top 5 or were a prize-winner.
This week, I've chosen the theme for you, and my choice is:

Inspired By A Song

We would love for you to create something based on a song, all we ask is that you include the song title in your post.
Our fab sponsor this week is:
Crafty Ribbons

And this is the fabby prize up for grabs.

And now onto some Crafty Pad DT inspiration:

Using TCP Albert-Snoozin'

Song choice: 'Gone Fishin' by Louis Armstrong and Bing Crosby.


Using TCP Dog in Window & Fabulous Friend sentiment ticket.

Song Choice: 'How Much Is That Doggy In The Window?' By Patti Page.


using TCP -  Albert Diggin'

Song choice: 'The Green Green Grass Of Home'Claude 'Curly' Putman


using TCP- Lenny the Lion 
+ Birthday Circle Sentiment

Song choice- 'In The Jungle' (from The Lion King)


Song Choice: 'Rock A Bye Baby'

Aren't they great!

I do hope you feel 'inspired' to join us, simply link your creation (no backlinks please) to us using the linky tool below, and don't forget to let us know the title of your chosen song.

Before I go can I ask you to PLEASE check out our special month long BCA/THINK PINK challenge.

Happy Crafting, from Ali on behalf of 

xxxxxx The Crafty Pad Team xxxxxx

Thursday, 20 September 2012

#187 Scraptastic Winners & Top 5

Morning all, Estelle here! It was great to see so many of you using up your craft scraps last week. Hopefully we have all de-stashed a little! (Makes room for more eh?)

Anyway, my last duty as DT member for The Crafty Pad before I go on maternity leave is to pick the Top 5, which was very hard as they were all fantastic! 

It gives me great pleasure to announce (in no particular order):

Well done ladies, please take your top 5 badge and wear it with pride on your blogs.

We also had 2 amazing sponsors this week, so that means 2 winners!

First winner as picked by Random Org is:

Well done! You win a £10 gift voucher to spend at

...and Random Org picked for our Second Winner:

Congrats! You have won 3 fabby digi images from

Congratulations both! Don't forget to take your winners badge and contact Debbie at to claim your prizes!

Also, there is still time to enter our current challenge:

and our Month Long Challenge:

Thanks for your lovely comments and well wishes, catch you all soon!

Estelle on behalf of:

xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx

Sunday, 16 September 2012

Challenge #188 - Autumn Colours

Welcome back to a new challenge here at The Crafty Pad, a big thank you to those of you who entered last weeks 'It's SCRAPTASTIC' challenge, your projects were stunning - we hope to see you again this week for our new challenge.  Make sure you check back on Thursday to see if you are a winner.

It's Pauline here this week and the theme I have chosen for the week is:


Brown, Orange, Red, Yellow, Green - you get the picture, we would like to see at least two of these colours on your project but it would be nice to see more.

Our fab Sponsor this week is:

Crafty Individuals

and the fab prize  is

1 Pack of Red Rubber Tree Stamps
1 6x6 Tree Themed Backing Papers
1 A4 sheet of Bird Toppers

It's Design Team A providing the inspiration this week

Here are their fab projects:

using TCP - Fairy Chloe on Mushroom

using TCP Acorns and Autumn Leaves

using TCP - Acorns and Autumn Leaves

using TCP - Sammy Scarecrow, Acorns and Autumn Leaves
 and Happy Birthday Sentiments

using TCP - Recipe For A Friend
and Teaset

Now it's your turn to get crafting and join us for our 'AUTUMN COLOURS' challenge.

Please add your link below:

xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx