Wednesday, 29 December 2010

Challenge 22 Winners

Thank you to everyone who joined in with my sketch challenge, the entries were all beautiful.

Here my top 3:

First Place - Rusty Flange (purple card)

Second Place - Nimu (age 4)

Third Place - Jovita

Well done everyone, please contact Sarah ( to claim your prizes / winners badges.

Remember you have until 2nd January 2011 to enter the last minute Christmas cheer challenge.


Thursday, 23 December 2010

Challenge 23 - Last Minute Christmas Cheer

Hello everyone .. can you believe it ? Its the 23rd December already ! 
I hope everyone is well and all ready for the Holidays .

Before i tell you what this weeks challenge is the DT would just like to say ..

To all our followers  and thank you for taking part in our challenges in 2010.

We hope you will all join us in 2011 for many more challenges and exciting products .

We also say goodbye to our DT Shell - we are all sad to see her go , but wish her all the very best for the future and look forward to popping by her blog next year as she makes some wonderful cards and creations.

So now onto our challenge which is the last of 2010- we have decided to let you have 2 weeks to enter this one , so the DT can have a little rest and enjoy the festivities.

The theme this week is -

and here are the DT projects for inspiration..all using elements of the Christmas Cheer CD

 So now its over to you .. lets see all your last minute Christmas makes  . Challenge closes Sunday 2nd Jan 2011,winners announced Weds 5th Jan and our new challenge starts Thursday  6th Jan.

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Challenge 21 Winners

Thankyou to everyone who took part in Paula's christmas decor challenge. I know we are all busy getting preparations made for the man in the big red suit so without further a do here are Paula's top 3.

1st place



2nd place



3rd place


congratulations ladies!!

please email Sarah (

You still have until Sunday to enter Patsi's yummy sketch challenge or come back Thursday for our next new challenge.

Merry Christmas everyone

Clare x

Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Challenge 22 - SKetch Challenge

Hello everyone,

Well time is marching on and Christmas will be here before we know it, as usual I am not even nearly ready!

It has fallen to me to set the challenge and I have set a sketch challenge as I find them really inspiraitonal and rarely make a card without a sketch challenge these days, anyway this is the first time I have drawn my own. There is the optional extra of an added charm.

Here is the sketch and you have until midnight on Sunday 26th December to enter this challenge.

Here are the efforts of the design team which are gorgeous as usual. To go their blog click on their name.

Our lovely Guest Designer, Paula







Hope you all have fun with this challenge, I can't wait to see your projects.


Challenge #20 Winners!

The winners of the Holiday Gift Bag challenge are:



Please e-mail Sarah for your prizes / blog badges (
Thank you for taking the time to enter the challenge - both bags are just beautiful! Remember there is still time to enter the Christmas Decor challenge!

Thursday, 9 December 2010

Challenge 21 - CHRISTMAS DECOR

Hello everybody .. its time for another challenge and this week we would like to welcome our guest designer for December 

She has chosen the theme this week and it is ...


Now this can be interpreted in any way - so it can be a Decoration for the home or a card that depicts the theme .. you choose.
As usual you can use any image to enter our challenge .. it doesn't have to features a Sarah Hurley product - but we will love you even more if it does !
The challenge is open until Midnight Sunday 19th Dec - so that gives you ten whole days to enter..and Sarah has a great prize for the winner.
So without further ado .. here are the fabulous projects from the DT .. check out their individual blogs to find out how they were made ....

PAULA - GD who made 3 fabulous projects

Now its over to you! 
Have fun

Wednesday, 8 December 2010

Challenge 19 Winners!

The winners of my masking challenge were:

1. Jamillah

2. Sylvia-Ann

3. Rebekah

Please e-mail Sarah for your prizes / blog badges (
Thank you to everyone who took the time to enter the challenge - such beautiful stuff! Remember there is still time to enter the gift bag challenge!

Thursday, 2 December 2010

Challenge 20 - Holiday Gift Bag

Welcome to the Sarah Hurley Challenge Blog! It's Brenda here today, and I hope you are all having a great week!  I know it gets busy this time of the year, and I hope yours is a happy and fun busy!

This week I am challenging you to create one (or more!) of your holiday gift bags.  We are all going to need them and what fun to give a gift in a handmade bag!  Sarah is generously giving a prize for this challenge.

Our amazing DT members have created some beautiful examples for you!  If you'd like to see the bag in more detail, just click on the picture.  There are some great ideas!!  Remember, you don't have to use Sarah's products on your entries, but we'd love to see what you do with Sarah's images!

Jackie (our fabulous guest designer)








To enter for a chance of winning the prize you need to upload you entry to inlinkz below. The deadline is December 12th at midnight. The winners will be announced on December 15th.

Don't forget you still have until Sunday December 5th to enter Amanda's masking challenge!

I can't wait to see your gift bags!!

Wednesday, 1 December 2010

Challenge 18 Winners

Happy 1st of December to all you lovely ladies out there and I hope you all managed to get your 1st advent chocolate fix this morning!! I would love to say mine is home made but no I have a shop bought toy story one! It was handpicked by Arran, my 3 year old son and his younger brother Lewis who is one. I am definatley thinking handmade for next year they look so much more fun.

I would like to say a huge thankyou to those that entered my embossing theme last week. I had so much fun blog hopping, picking up new techniques and ideas along the way!!

Anyway I will get to the point as I am sure you are anxious to know who my top 3 are!!

drum roll please......

and the winners are

Ist place

poppys papercraft patch

2nd place

cherry pickins

3rd place


Please contact Sarah here to claim your blog badges and prizes.


You have until Sunday 6th to enter Amanda's masking challenge.


take care and hope you can join us next time

hugs Clare x

Thursday, 25 November 2010

Challenge 19 - Masking

Hi everyone, Amanda here! I hope you're all having a GREAT week! :)

Wow, you've all been busy! There are some gorgeous entries for last week's challenge!

This week I'd like to challenge you to use a masking technique on your project! Our prize this week is donated by Sarah.

Here are the examples from the DT. Remember, you don't have to use Sarah's products on your entries, but we'd love it if you did :)

Jackie (Our fabulous guest this month!)








To enter for a chance of winning the prize you need to upload you entry to Inlinkz below. The deadline is 5th December at midnight. The winners will be announced on 8th December.

Don't forget you still have until Sunday the 28th November to enter Clare's embossing challenge, with the winner being announced on Wednesday 1st Dec!

Can't wait to see what you all create! Enjoy!