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Wednesday, 1 June 2022

JUNE 2022: Crafts Galore Encore Challenge #100

    

Hello!

A warm welcome to our June 2022 challenge.

Here at Crafts Galore Encore the theme is always 
Anything Goes 
and you can enter up to 3 different projects.
The challenge ends on the 29th June at mid-day GMT.

This month we are sponsored by the wonderful 

Thank you to everyone who found time to join our May challenge. As usual, we had some amazing entries. It is always a pleasure to see what everyone has been creating. 

Are you a May winner?
Check here and, if you are a winner and/or a DT Favourite, please collect a badge from the side bar to proudly display on your blog.

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So, back to this month's challenge.
Beccy's Place is offering a $10 store voucher to our lucky random winner.  
 Please head over to the store to see the wonderful range of digital stamps. 

On her blog, Beccy also provides free digi stamps and a comprehensive A - Z of Fancy Folds tutorials. Be sure to pay her a visit!

We hope you can find some crafty time to enter our challenge this month. We're looking forward to seeing your anything goes projects!

Enjoy the following inspiration from the DT.
You can visit their blogs by clicking on their blog names/images in the side bar.

Happy Creating!

Carole and the CGE DT

xxx

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Andree 


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Carole 


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Dagmara 
using Making Merry set


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Danka
using Blooming Tools set

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Helen
using the Chute set


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Ileana 
using Birdie Apartments (freebie)

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Jerlann
using Pitcher of Daisies (freebie)


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Kelly 
 using Chicken Run set


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Koyel 
using Cardinal and Holly (freebie)

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Robin
using Girl with Birthday Cake (freebie)

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Thank you once again to Beccy's Place for supplying these delightful digital stamps to the Design Team and for supporting our challenge blog! 

Now it's over to you ...

Challenge #100 is sponsored by Beccy's Place

Winner (chosen by Random.org) gets a $10 store voucher.
Also DT Favourites are chosen on merit each month.
Inlinkz closes 12:00 GMT 29th June.
Maximum 3 entries.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Tuesday, 31 May 2022

May 2022 Winner of Challenge #99

     Welcome to the Winner's Post for May


Firstly a very big THANK YOU to all who take time to enter our monthly challenges.
Every month one winner will be picked using a random number generator and a sponsored prize will be won.

In addition winners will be chosen on merit (DT Favourites) and all equally placed. Each winner will have been chosen by a DT member.



May 2022 Winner 




We had 181 fabulous May entries 

and the 

Random Winner 

of 2 sets from ElenaZinskiArt

is 

#109 Julie Reed



Please Take Your Badge from the Side Bar or the tab above 

Contact Carole at cardsgaloreencore@yahoo.co.uk to claim your prize. 

Please claim your prize within 10 days. 

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Design Team Favourites for May
These favourites are listed in the numerical order.

Please Take Your DT Favourite Badge from the Side Bar 

Andrée chose #3 Pinky
A beautiful card in a gorgeous colourway. The clever design, pretty layered image, fabulous embossed corner and super faux stitching are all wonderful.

Ileana chose #68 Maz 
A wonderful step card. Fabulous design and image beautifully colored. I love how she arranged wonderful flowers. Lovely choice of colours.

Jerlann chose #75 Nick 
Fantastic Laying. Love all the beautiful use of color. Everything fits together so well.

Helen chose #83 Kym 
This is so well put together with lots of different elements and layers.

Carole chose #101 Leslie T
I just fell in love with Leslie's VW campervan full of groovy chickens. The dark and dramatic inky background papers make the colours pop and the flip flap greeting inside is the coolest. A fabulous project.

Robin chose #118 Kym 
Perfect masculine card for her son, love her color choices and could resist a blinged out hefty pup!!!

Koyel chose #122 Dreja 
Love the background work. And the dies

Dagmara chose #127 Crafting Stellalena 
Beautiful monochromatic colours. I really like the colouring and the digi stamp itself.

Danuta chose #144 Loopyloo 
An ingenious die-cut and fun little digi. The whole very childlike and cheerful. I love it.

Kelly chose #171 Katrina Bufton 
Love the grungy wire bird and the thread really sets this card apart!

Don't forget that the new challenge starts tomorrow.

Sunday, 1 May 2022

MAY 2022: Crafts Galore Encore Challenge #99

   

Hello!

A warm welcome to our May 2022 challenge. 

Here at Crafts Galore Encore the theme is always 
Anything Goes 
and you can enter up to 3 different projects.
The challenge ends on the 30th May at mid-day GMT.

This month we have are sponsored by the fabulous, colourful and quirky

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Thank you to everyone who found time to join our April challenge. As usual, we had some amazing entries. It is always a pleasure to see what everyone has been creating. 

Are you an April winner?
Check here and, if you are a winner and/or a DT Favourite, please collect a badge from the side bar to proudly display on your blog.

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So, back to this month's challenge.
ElenaZinskiArt is offering the 2 digi sets to our lucky random winner.  
 Please head over to the store to see Elena's wonderful range of digital stamps, clip art, collage and journal materials. 


The DT had a ball with Elena's products this month and quite a few made several samples as you can see below. 
We hope you can find some crafty time to enter our challenge this month. We're looking forward to seeing your anything goes projects!

Enjoy the following inspiration from the DT.
You can visit their blogs by clicking on their blog names/images in the side bar.

Happy Creating!

Carole and the CGE DT

xxx

We are delighted to introduce our Guest Designer for this challenge, 
Bonnie Irvine
Bonnie is a huge fan of ElenaZinskiArt and we are very happy that she agreed to join us this month.

Using Mischivous Marvin (not currently in store) 

Using Misty from Misty and Mira
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Andree 
using Tea Cups

and a canvas
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Carole 
a diamond point card using Fun Faces and Doodles

and some ATC Coins

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Dagmara 
3 projects using Mice and Dogs


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Danka
using Tea Cups
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Helen
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Ileana 
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Jerlann
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Kelly 

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Koyel 
  
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Robin
using  30 Plant Pots


and some snark ... oops - no offence intended :)
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Thank you once again to ElenaZinskiArt for supplying these delightful digital stamps to the Design Team and for supporting our challenge blog! 

Now it's over to you ...

Challenge #99 is sponsored by ElenaZinskiArt
Winner (chosen by Random.org) gets 2 digi sets.
Also DT Favourites are chosen on merit each month.
Inlinkz closes 12:00 GMT 30th May.
Maximum 3 entries.





You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Saturday, 30 April 2022

April 2022: Winners of Challenge #98

     Welcome to the Winner's Post for April


Firstly a very big THANK YOU to all who take time to enter our monthly challenges.
Every month one winner will be picked using a random number generator and a sponsored prize will be won.

In addition winners will be chosen on merit (DT Favourites) and all equally placed. Each winner will have been chosen by a DT member.



April 2022 Winner 




We had 174 fabulous April entries and the 

Random Winner 

of 3 digis from Morgan's ArtWorld
is 

#75 Kathyk




Please Take Your Badge from the Side Bar or the tab above 

Contact Carole at cardsgaloreencore@yahoo.co.uk to claim your prize. 

Please claim your prize within 10 days. 

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Design Team Favourites for April
These favourites are listed in the numerical order.

Please Take Your DT Favourite Badge from the Side Bar 

Danuta chose #8 Nick 
I like the colors, the image and the idea. Very cool Easter project.

Andrée chose  #19 Majda
Majda has decorated a couple of lovely boxes and created a beautiful set of cards with the most delightful little bunnies celebrating Spring. So many wonderful papers, pretty colours and absolutely gorgeous artwork. A fabulous Easter creation.

Robin chose # 33 Janis Lewis
 Taco Food Truck! Super Cute and the colors are perfect!

Kelly chose #55 Pauline C 
Love these ATCs, the bold colors and graphics are awesome!

Jerlann chose #94 Linda 
So many beautiful details. Lace, pearls, flowers ... great color choices and design style. Really nice pictures showing all the creative layering. Absolutely stunning!

Carole chose #146 ScrappyHorses
I love the stamped, heat embossed flowers and the beautiful watercoloring in this lovely home made journal. Katrina has added beautiful collaged elements to her pages, filling them with texture and interest. Lovely work!

Helen chose #154 Rachael 
 I love the black and red colour combination and the CAS layout really makes the image pop.

Dagmara chose #159 AndreaBastelmaus
Beautiful mixed media work. Great background, beautifully coloured mushroom, and the rat! And I have a weakness for rats. This is the kind of card I would like to get myself!

Ileana chose #160 Mesi 
I love everything! Sweet image, design, beautiful papers! Colouring is gorgeous!

Koyel chose #165 Vivian Foo
Love the background work and the stamps.


Don't forget that the new challenge starts tomorrow.


Friday, 1 April 2022

April 2022: Crafts Galore Encore Challenge #98

  

Hello!

A warm welcome to our April 2022 challenge. 

Here at Crafts Galore Encore the theme is always 
Anything Goes 
and you can enter up to 3 different projects.
The challenge ends on the 29th April at mid-day GMT.

This month we are sponsored by

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Thank you to everyone who found time to join our March challenge. As usual, we had some amazing entries. It is always a pleasure to see what everyone has been creating.

Are you a March winner?
Check here and, if you are a winner and/or a DT Favourite, please collect a badge from the side bar to proudly display on your blog.

***

So, back to this month's challenge.
Morgan's ArtWorld is offering the 3 digi stamps below to our lucky random winner.  
 Please head over to the store to see their wonderful range of digital and clear stamps. 


Digi stamps for the winner:

We hope you can find some crafty time to enter our challenge this month. We're looking forward to seeing your anything goes projects!

Enjoy the following inspiration from the DT.
You can visit their blogs by clicking on their blog names/images in the side bar.

Happy Creating!

Carole and the CGE DT

xxx

Andree 
using Easter 15
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Carole 
using Teddy 1
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Dagmara 
using Wilma
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Danka
using Wilma
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Helen
using Wilma
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Ileana 
(This digi is no longer in store)
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Kelly 
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Koyel 
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Robin
using  Flower Tag 5

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Thank you, once again, to Morgan's ArtWorld for supplying these delightful digital stamps to the Design Team and for supporting our challenge blog! 

Now it's over to you ...

Challenge #98 is sponsored by Morgan's ArtWorld 
Winner (chosen by Random.org) gets 3 digi stamps shown above.
Also DT Favourites are chosen on merit each month.
Inlinkz closes 12:00 GMT 29th April.
Maximum 3 entries.



You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter