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Thursday, 29 November 2012

Winner & Top 5 #197

Hi everyone!
It's Rachel here with the  Winner & Top 5 for challenge

You seemed to enjoy that theme & all 202 entries 
were of a very high standard!
It was really tough choosing the top 5!
I looked hard all week and changed my mind again and again 
but here is my final top 5.

Take your badge ladies & wear it with pride on your blogs!

The winner of the Crafty Ribbons prize,
chosen by is .......

Take your winners badge Allison & don't forget to email Debbie at to claim your prize !

Don't forget to enter our current challenge

You don't have to make a Christmas project as we know not everyone
celebrates Christmas, just "add some glitter"!
Happy Crafting!

xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx

Sunday, 25 November 2012

#198 Add Some Glitter

Good Morning everyone,
It's Pauline here with this weeks challenge at
The Crafty Pad!
I hope you are all enjoying your weekend.
Thank you to everyone who entered last weeks
'It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas' Challenge
 It looks like Rachel has her work cut out choosing the Top 5.
Be sure to pop back on Thursday to see if your name is there or
if you are the lucky winner of the Crafty Ribbons prize!

The theme for this weeks challenge is
 #198 Add Some Glitter
Simple, create anything you like as long as you follow the rules &
Add some glitter!

Our fab Sponsor this week is
the lovely Joanna Sheen
 and you could win £10 to spend in her online shop

This week have some lovely inspiration for you from
Design Team A

using - TCP Harry & Hilly on Toadstool

Using TCP - Christmas Ted Bringing Home Christmas Tree

using - TCP Snowman Couple

using - TCP Fairy Chloe on Daisies and
Fairy Bling Happy Birthday Circle

Now it's your turn to get crafting - you can create any project you like as long as you
"Add Some Glitter"

Have fun & happy crafting!

xxx The Crafty Pad Team xxx

Thursday, 22 November 2012

Winner and Top 5 - Challenge # 196 CAKE

 Good morning guys !!

Thanks to everyone who entered our CAKE challenge last week !!  You must all be very busy with your christmas makes because the entries were down just a bit !! 

 But we have our winner picked by Mr Random !!

and it is:

# 1 DebbieM

Congrats to you Debbie and your prize is:
3 digi's of your choice from The Stamping Boutique !!

Please email  Debbie at to claim your prize !!

Now for the Top 5

#4 Eret
#6 Cathy

Well done ladies such fab creations and please take your Top 5 badge !!

Keep those entries coming for our challenge this week

 It's Beginning To look A Lot Like Christmas !!
xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx

Sunday, 18 November 2012

#197 It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

Good Morning to you all, it's Rachel here! 
Well, its another week and time for another challenge here at 
I think you're going to like this one 
because its all about Christmas!
 Our sponsor this week is 

Here are the yummy ribbons you could win..

Thanks to those of you who entered the Cake challenge last week!
 There were not too many entries but those who did enter
 were all exceedingly good!
Don't forget to check out the winners and Top 5 post on Thursday!

Here's some inspiration from Design Team B
for you for this week.

Using TCP - Snowflake from Merry Christmas Sentiments Set

Using TCP Snowglobe

has made some Christmas Dinner-Table Place-Settings,
Using TCP Christmas Baubles (available in 3 different colour-pairs) 

Using TCP Christmas Book

You can create any project you like as long as it's Christmas themed!
Now get those entries in - we can't wait to see what you make!
xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx

Thursday, 15 November 2012

Winner and Top 5 - Anything Goes Challenge

Top of the day to you all! 

Wow oh wow oh wow! 
What a fantastic turn out we had to last weeks 

You all kept me busy hopping around to see you all!  
We had a total of 285 entries! 

I do not envy Mr Random and his job of picking just 1 winner! 
Put he has reached into his hat and picked .... 

Lucky you!  
You have won a £10 voucher to spend at
I am sure you will easily find some yummy goodies
to purchase in Loraine's wonderful shop!

Now the hard part ! ....
The TOP 5!

This was really really hard for me!
With such a massive response in entries,
I am breaking the rules this week and ...
I'm doing a TOP SEVEN! 
At random order - here we go!

219 - Lis M
Wow your oriental girl just took my breath away! 

#235 & #256 - Scrapp Ellen
I loved both these Santa cards!  I just can't help but smile looking at them!
And your coloring, WOW! 

 #43 Krafty Karen
 I adore Clean & Simple and anyone who can C&S
I just can not C&S!

#198 - Cumbrianla
I feel in love with her Elvis and he just reminds me of Shrek every time I see this!

#243 - Joy aka Daisy Freak
I can't help but crack up laughing when I see this!

#207 - Laura Love
Your table manners are just exceptional! lol

#145 - Paula Kay Bourland
Your card just makes me giggle to myself and the colors are amazing together.

Congratulaions All!
Please take your Top 5 badges & display them with pride!
And again, thank you all for playing along with us
 & don't forget to enter this weeks challenge

We would love you to play along with us!
xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx

Sunday, 11 November 2012


 Morning Peeps !!

Diane here with this weeks challenge theme for you. But first the team would like to say we hope we managed to visit everyone who entered last weeks challenge !! 
All the entries were amazing but a bit over whelming !! 
So sorry if anyone was missed......

Challenge #196 Cake

I thought you might like a break from making Christmas themed 
cards. So, we just want to see cake somewhere on your creation!!
Our Fab sponsor this week is

With a smashing prize of 3 digi images of winner's choice !!

Tracey Malnofski's resume reads like a "Who's Who" of the
Stamping Industry! Besides being the owner & a designer for
The Stamping Boutique
she's also a stamp artist for InStyle Stamps, Squigglefly &
The Digi Shack. She is a professional artist & an active member
of the Artists Guild in her community.
Tracey has quite a busy household with a husband, 3 teenagers,
5 mini dachshunds & an Appaloosa mare.It's noisy but
she loves them all.
Her "Boutique" has it all - fairytale, whimsy, sentimental...
& Candy! Here's what Tracey says about her Stamping Boutique!
"The Stamping Boutique" is dedicated to quality products & original
artwork. We not only provide wonderful digital images in our store,
but also several lines of red rubber images.
Our designers are chosen for their character & personality,
as well as their beautiful designs.
We work hard to give you our very best.
Thank you so much for having us as your sponsor this week.

 Let's see what Team A has created to inspire you this week
using images from The Stamping Boutique.
using: Cupcake 

using Birthday Fairy and Birthday Bunny

Our wonderful Ali is an ex DT for The Stamping Boutique and is sharing two of her
smashing DT cards made while with their team. Aren't they lovely !!

Using  TBA
Don't forget to pop back on Thursday to see if you are a winner of our
last weeks challenge "Anything Goes!"
Have Fun!

xxThe Crafty Pad Teamxx