Thursday, 31 October 2013

Challenge 86 - Bonfire Brights

Hi! It's Sharon here and it's my first challenge! I've chosen Bonfire Brights for the theme this month. 
I love Bonfire Night, the bright reds, oranges and yellows of the bonfire and the multi coloured fireworks.

I made an ATC for the challenge. The papers are from the fabulous Journaled365 kit which I printed out and coloured with Aquatone pencils. The sentiment is from Sarah's Stars Stamp set. Couldn't resist a bit of sparkly glitter as sparklers are the highlight of my bonfire night! (Please make sure you all stay safe on Bonfire Night by following the firework safety code-sorry, that's the nurse in me speaking!)

I hope you can join us in our challenge this month and can't wait to see your creations!
And while you're here, don't forget to check out the inspiring things the DT have made.

For my Bonfire Bright card I have used the pennants from the Hello Sunshine for my bonfire/firework and the leaves from Be Amazing which have been coloured and stickles added
and the stars from Wish upon a Star which were embossed then I added assorted gems.

I've used the chevron stripe stencil  with texture paste on my journal background, the Doodle Home stamps set and stars, sequins and journaling cut-outs from Septembers Kit club.

I made this card using images and sentiments from Sarah's Doodle Home stamp set. The designer paper is from the Monthly Kit Club which I love! Punched stars, a memory box fence die and candy dots coloured using a black Promarker was added to add more detail.

I created a bookmarker in Photoshop using Sarahs Spook Street kit. I love this kit and love that it works for me all year around! I used the adorable Angelica Strange on it and added in lots of elements from the kit, keeping it in theme with bonfire bright colours - so much fun!!

I made a shaker card using stamp combinations from Sarah. For the background I used the Large Texture stamp while the sentiment is from the Sentiments Stamp. I also stamped the stars from the Wish Upon a Star Girl stamps. I highlighted the bonfire color yellow orange which are the stars. For the papers, I used A Few of my Favorite Things Vol.1 8x8 paper collection   

I used Sarah's My Favourite Things kit to create this layout, the edges of all the papers have been distressed using an emery board. I also added some black Stickles onto the Thickers to add some extra sparkle.

I used the new Woodland Wonders Under the Stars digi kit to make this pretty card.

I have used Sarah's 'Few of my Favourite Things' kit box from August to create this card.
 I was inspired by the bright colours that reminded me of fireworks, and the embers that glow at the end of the evening on bonfire night.


I used Sarah's latest kit to create this bright, funky card.

I used Ranger Inks mixed with water to create the background.

I cut into the papers to make a banner and cut out the small flowers.

 I used Sarah's Butterfly Stamps and sprinkled some sequins.

I have used star paper from the Back to School kit and woodgrain paper from the Say Cheese kit. The sentiment is part of Sarah's Handdrawn Roses stamp set

I have used Sarah's Halloween Edition Doodle Doll Stamp Set to create the checked background and the Good Witch, which have been heat embossed.  Together with the crackle background using the

We look forward to seeing your projects - you have until midnight on 30th November to enter - just click below to submit your link!

Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Halloween Winners.

Hi, it's Carol here with the results of the Halloween Challenge. You didn't make it easy did you? So many spooktacular and fangtastic entries I was spoiled for choice. Anyway, enough of the puns, here are the top 3.

1  Jane Savage 95
2  Jensgd  21
3  Claire H  15


Please email Sarah at for your badges/prize.

Thanks again for all the super entries, and there will be a fab new challenge launched tomorrow. Hope you can join us, Carol x

Thursday, 3 October 2013

Challenge 85 - Halloween

Hi, it's Carol here and it's my first time of hosting the challenge so please be gentle with me. For the theme of the challenge I picked "Halloween", it is a time of the year I love. I mean what is not to love about witches, ghosts, sweeties and things that go bump in the night.

For my creation this month, I used stamps from the Angelica Strange and Malcolm Strange sets which are part of the fabulous newly launched Spook Street.It is perfect for this time of year, but versatile enough to use all year round.  I decided to try something different for my card and got super inky for my card, and used emboss resist techinique*faints* both of which I very rarely do.

I hope you can join us this month for a chance to win a great prize. Why not have a look at the other DT girlies creations? 

For my Halloween themed project this month I decorated a little treat bag for Halloween goodies! I used Sarah's Large Crackle Background stamp and stamped it on orange card stock. A ticket from one of the Sarah Hurley Digital Kits, distressing and a few other embellishments finished it off nicely!

I used the adorable Angelica from the brand new kit for Halloween called 31 Spook Street.


My Halloween card uses Sarah Hurley's new 31 Spook Street digi scrapbooking kit. I adore all the embellishments, papers and digi stamps, well almost everything in this set. I used Angelica Strange, the little girl in the set plus Muffin- the cat and other spooky cute elements, bats, pumpkin and others.

I've made a scrapbook layout using the papers from the 31 Spook Street collection. I added a splash of rich gold Cosmic Shimmer Ink to the cardstock, then just used 3 strips of paper from the kit which I distressed with an emery board. I added 2 journaling spots from the kit & some white fabric Thickers. 


I have created the scene by printed and decoupaging elements from the new cute Halloween kit
 31 Spook Street, I just adore the little owl.


This month I used some papers and the Star Gazer stamp from Sarah's latest 'Few of my Favourite Things' kit. The image is made up of various stamps...Dream a Little Dream and 'Be Amazing'. I created the crackling effect on her dress using one of the mini background stamps. More details are on my blog.

This month I have used a witch image from the Witching hour which I have coloured with Promarkers. I then covered the tag with papers from 31 Spook Street.
The element are all from the sticker sheet in the Witching Hour pack.
I finished the tag off with ribbons from my own 


I have used some of the fabulous papers from 31 Spook Street to make a bright
Halloween Card.

I have also used the fang-tastic (see what I did there) 31 Spook Street kit to make my ghostly drawers ;)

Stop by my Blog for more deets


I used Spook street to create this card with Serif software then printed and arranged with physical products and used with some halloween stamps.

I used the fabulous new 31 Spook Street to make a Halloween card -couldn't resist pumpkin-ing my ukulele too!

I have used images and papers from Sarah's latest kit '31 Spook Street' to make a wall hanging...

We look forward to seeing your entries this month, thanks for popping by.

Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Autumn Glow Winners Post

Hi everyone,

Jess again to announce our top three entries in the Autumn Glow Challenge.

Myself and the team would to thank everyone for taking part.  All the entries have been amazing and it's been so difficult to narrow it down to just three!! 

Our Autumn Glow Top 3 are......... (drumroll please!)

1.  Alica - Entry 31
2.  Brenda - Entry 24
3.  Lori - Entry 109

Congratulations!!  Please contact Sarah and she will be ready and waiting with your Blog Badges/Prizes.

Thank you again, to everyone who has entered.  Keep your eyes peeled for a brand new challenge tomorrow.

See you all soon.

Jess xxx