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Sunday, 28 October 2012

#194 Christmas is Coming

Good morning all you lovely Crafty Pad followers & readers!

Thanks to all of you who played in our  challenge last week,
it certainly was a popular one & the DT were kept busy
commenting on all the fantastic entries!

It's now time to play in this weeks brand new challenge!

With Christmas fast approaching, we wanted to encourage you
to make a start on those Christmas projects, that is
 if you haven't already done so of course!
Our theme this week chosen by me (Dawn) is

 #194 Christmas Is Coming
 We want to see any Christmas related projects !
As always, your project should fit the theme & abide by the rules!

Our Sponsor this week is the lovely 

who is once again offering one lucky winner a brilliant
£10.00 voucher to spend in her fabby online shop!

Okay, so now it's time for the ladies of Team A
to get your creative juices flowing & share their 
wonderful Christmas creations with you!

using TCP -  Christmas Tree Trio

Still on sick leave leave her some get well wishes!

and finally myself

I hope you're inspired to play along!
I'm sure most of us need at least a few Christmas projects!
We're looking  forward to visiting your blogs to see what you've created!
Add your name to the linky below & don't forget to check back on Thursday
 for our latest Winners & Top 5 post!

xx The Crafty Pad Team xx

Thursday, 25 October 2012

Good Morning Crafty Pad-ders!

It's Helen here with the Top 5 cards and winner from my challenge #192 - Distress It! 
Thank you so much for all your wonderful entries - you all love distressing your projects as much as we do!!! 
It wasn't easy to pick a Top 5. I have visited every entry and my list started as a top 18, then became a top 10 but I have managed to whittle it down to a Top 5!
So without further ado, here is this week's Top 5, in numerical order ....
Please take you Top 5 badge ladies - I hope you'll wear it on your blog with pride!
Now, we also need a winner for the fabulous prize from
Crafty Individuals

This lovely prize consists of:
1 set of rubber Christmas themed stamps and 1 A4 sheet of Angel Toppers.
I have asked Mr Random.Org to do his "thing" and he's produced
Frea, please take your Winner's badge and also please e-mail Debbie at or through the
CONTACT button, and she'll organise your prize for you. 

There is still plenty of time to get your entry into this weeks challenge

#193 - Use an Animal

We do love visiting your blogs

Until then, happy crafting!

xx The Crafty Pad Team xx

Sunday, 21 October 2012

Challenge #193 Use An Animal

Hi there lovelies!
 Its Rachel here at The Crafty Pad 
with another new challenge!
Before we get onto that....
Thank You so much to everyone who entered our 
We had fun visiting all your fantastic creations!
Don't forget to check back on Thursday 
to see if you've been lucky this time!

Now, onto the new challenge
#193 Use An Animal 
We want to see an animal somewhere on your creation.
 It could be just one animal or many - its entirely up to you !
We can't wait to see what you come up with!
This week, we have 2 wonderful sponsors.

who are offering a £5 voucher to spend in their fabby online shop

who are offering this  pack of Muted Tone Promarkers
 to another lucky winner!

Here's what myself and my fabulous Team B 'teamies'
have come up with to get your creative juices flowing.

using TCP Patch Flying (uncoloured)
Button Shaker-Card
Close-Up of Patch

using TCP - animals in dresser

I hope you will join us with an animal creation!
xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx

Thursday, 18 October 2012

Winners of October New Release, Challenge 190 and Challenge 191

Hello Crafty Pad folks :)
I have lots of great news to share with you all today!

Todays post reveals the winners of the following:-
October New Releases, Challenge #190 and also Challenge #191

Firstly, the winner of the 
October New Release images! 
That featured some great new Christmas images from

I asked Mr Random to pick me and a number and he pulled from his hat ....
#7 Stephaine
who left us this lovely comment
What beautiful projects by the DT. Absolutely gorgeous!!!
Please contact Debbie to organise your prize. :)

Due to a lot of happenings behind our busy DT curtain we actually forgot to post up the Top 5 and Winner of Challenge #190 - Floral - so mega apologises for that.  So without further ado here are the 
Top 5 for Challenge #190 Floral
#19 - Lena
#57 - Maya
#81 - Lucy Patrick
#89 - Agnieszka
#98 - Villi

And now for our Winner of the lovely
 Joanna Sheen £10 Voucher
is.... #101 Crafty Girl

Congratulations ladies - please take your badges for your blogs.
Crafty Girl please email Debbie to organise your prize.

keep reading for the winners of challenge #191

And we have to pick the Top 5's and a winners from challenge
#191 - Vintage 

This week the Top 5 have all been picked by our lovely
and they are ....
1. #21 Gro
2. #39 Gale
3. #47 Jayne
4. #50 Becky
5. #52 Sandy

And we also need a winner for the fabulous prize from
Crafty Sentiment Designs

Mr Random did his thing again ....
and pulled from his hat .....

Number #7 Allisa

You have won 3 Digi Images of your choice from the Crafty Sentiments shop.

Girls, please grab your Top 5 & winners badges.
If the winner(s) can also please email Debbie at or through the 
CONTACT button, she can organize your prize for you.

There is still plenty of time to get your entry into this weeks challenge
#192 - Distress It! 

We would love to see your creations so please come along and share with us :)

Till then, we will see you all on Sunday with a new challenge :)

Happy crafting :)
xx The Crafty Pad Team xx

Sunday, 14 October 2012

#192 - Distress It !

Good Morning Crafty Pad-ers! It's Helen here with this week's challenge for you. But before I introduce it, thank you so much for all your wonderful entries to last week's Vintage challenge. Don't forget to check back on Thursday to see if you're our winner or in our Top 5!

Onto this weeks challenge which is #192 - Distress it!
Ink it, Rip it; Sand it, Scrunch it ... whatever it takes to make your project look distressed!

Our wonderful Sponsor for this challenge is:
Crafty Individuals


This fabby prize consists of:
1 set of rubber Christmas themed stamps and 1 A4 sheet of Angel Toppers.

If you're struggling for inspiration, check out these gorgeous creations by my Team A colleagues:

using Butterflies with Verse

Using TCP- Christmas Pine Cones + Holly

Using - TCP Girl at Wishing Well

and me Helen 

Wow! I'm sure you'll agree that these are all fantastic projects.
We're looking forward to coming round and seeing your creations!

xx The Crafty Pad Team xx