Thursday, 1 August 2019

August Crafts Galore Encore Challenge #66

Hello and a very warm welcome to our August challenge.

The theme at Crafts Galore Encore is always 
Anything Goes.

Thank you for your amazing entries last month! It was wonderful to see everyone's projects. The DT had such a hard time selecting just one favourite each!
Are you a July 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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Now onto this month's challenge:
This month we are sponsored by the wonderful Tracey Lynn from Fred She Said. Pop on over to the store to see the wonderful digital images and cutting files she supplies.


Many thanks to Fred She Said for offering a generous prize of a $10 store voucher to our challenge winner.

We hope you can find some crafty time to enter our challenge this month. We're look forward to seeing your anything goes projects! 
Enjoy the following inspiration from the DT.
You can visit their blogs by clicking on their images in the side bar.
Happy creating!

Carole, Jackie and the CGE DT
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Andree
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Carole 
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Claudia 
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Dawn
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Ileana 
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Jackie 
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Monica
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Monika 
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Tracey 

Thank you, once again, to Tracey Lynn at Fred She Said for supplying these delightful images to the Design Team and for supporting our challenge blog! 

Now it's over to you...

Challenge #66 sponsored by Fred She Said 


Winner (chosen by Random.org) gets $10 store voucher.
Also DT Favourites are chosen on merit each month.

****** Challenge closes at 12:00 GMT on 30th August ******


You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Wednesday, 31 July 2019

July 2019 Challenge #65 Winners

A big thank you to all those who enter our challenges.

Each 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.

July 2019 Winner 

Random Winner of a £6.75 Store Credit from Polkadoodles


#69 - Creative Em

Please Take Your Badge from the Side Bar or the tab above and we would love it if you could link back to our blog when you display it. 

Contact Carole at cardsgaloreencore@yahoo.co.uk to claim your prize. 
  • Please claim your prize within 10 days. 
Design Team Favourites for July

Andrèe Crowe # 4 - Jenny - A gorgeous card with beautiful papers, wonderful soft colours and lovely flowers. Just the right amount of sparkle finishes it nicely.

Carole Jones #25 - Patsy Long -  This is such an adorable card! I love the vintage vibe to the background papers and the colouring is fabulous - I especially love the blending on her wings. The paper flowers are the perfect embellishment.

Jackie Trinder #31 - Priyadarshini - This is a gorgeous gatefold card. The image is fantastic and coloured so beautifully. The papers work so well with the image. This would be wonderful to receive on your graduation. 

Tracy Mowbray #114 - Sheryl Hare - just a cute shaped Christmas card. Stunning !

Claudia Martins #123 Tiziana B - Beautiful card, perfect coloring. A magnificent vintage style. Love in Magnolias and Tiziane created a delicate and wonderful project

Monica Collins #138 - Maxine D - I love this CAS card. The simplicity is so striking and the blue poppies so unusual. The vertical sentiment is a perfect balance for the long, thin flower. Just beautiful!!

Monika Kobus #150 - Susan Sudbury -   Beautiful card, great colouring and sooo vintage.



The new challenge starts tomorrow. We hope to see you all there. 

Monday, 1 July 2019

July Crafts Galore Encore Challenge #65

Hello and a very warm welcome to our July challenge.

The theme at Crafts Galore Encore is always 
Anything Goes.

Thank you for your fabulous entries last month! It was wonderful to see everyone's projects. The DT had such a hard time selecting just one favourite each!
Are you a June 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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Now onto this month's challenge:
This month we are sponsored by the very talented Niki from Polkadoodles Designs. Pop on over to the store to see the wonderful digital images she supplies and all the other super craft products.


Many thanks to Polkadoodles for offering a generous prize of a £6.75 store voucher (equivalent to 3 digi images) to our challenge winner.

We hope you can find some crafty time to enter our challenge this month. We're look forward to seeing your anything goes projects! 
Enjoy the following inspiration from the DT.
You can visit their blogs by clicking on their images in the side bar.
Happy creating!

Carole, Jackie and the CGE DT
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Andree
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Carole 
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Claudia 
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Dawn
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Ileana 
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Jackie 
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Monica
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Monika 
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Tracey 

Thank you, once again, to Niki at Polkadoodles for supplying these delightful images to the Design Team and for supporting our challenge blog! 

Now it's over to you...

Challenge #65 sponsored by Polkadoodles 


Winner (chosen by Random.org) gets £6.75 store voucher (equivalent to 3 digi stamps).
Also DT Favourites are chosen on merit each month.

****** Challenge closes at 12:00 GMT on 30th July ******

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Sunday, 30 June 2019

June 2019 Challenge #64 Winners

A big thank you to all those who enter our challenges.

Each 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.

June 2019 Winner 

Random Winner of a 2 digi sets from Vera Lane Studio

#137 - Red Obsession Cards

Please Take Your Badge from the Side Bar or the tab above and we would love it if you could link back to our blog when you display it. 

Contact Carole at cardsgaloreencore@yahoo.co.uk to claim your prize. 
  • Please claim your prize within 10 days. 
Design Team Favourites for June

Jackie Trinder #1 - Hannapanna - I loved this card as soon as I saw it. Shaker cards are always a favourite with me. The image is the background is gorgeous and the little girl is so cute. It would be fantastic to receive a card like this. 

Tracy Mowbray #27 - Scarlett - what a gorgeous image and I love the background. 

Andrèe Crowe # 75 - Claudia - Claudia has created a perfect card for summer complete with a wonderfully sunny arrangement. It's full of gorgeous colours, pretty papers and fabulous layering.

Carole Jones #102 - Elizabeth Hart -  Elizabeth has made a gorgeous friendship card with such a cute image and the colour combination is stunning! The design papers are perfect and the matting and layering adds depth and visual interest. A beautiful project!

Ileana Artuffo #107 - Gina - It's a beach party invite: I love this original idea! Design and choice of pastel colours are beautiful! Decorations (banner and sea shelles) are wonderful! Gorgeous image and colouring!

Monica Collins #108 - CraftyPaws - I love the use of the Koala bear image for a Father's Day card and also the way it is set off with the blue offset matte and the blue peeking through the pattern of the background die. Just lovely.

Monika Kobus #140 - J Atterbury Creations  -   Beautiful colors and craft card together - great combo.


The new challenge starts tomorrow. We hope to see you all there. 

Saturday, 1 June 2019

June Crafts Galore Encore Challenge #64

Hello and a very warm welcome to our June challenge.

The theme at Crafts Galore Encore is always 
Anything Goes.

Thank you for your fabulous entries last month! It was wonderful to see everyone's projects. The DT had such a hard time selecting just one favourite each!
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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Now onto this month's challenge:
This month we are sponsored by the very talented Janet from Vera Lane Studio. Pop on over to the store to see the wonderfully cute and quirky digital image sets she supplies.


Many thanks to Vera Lane Studio for providing images for the DT and for offering a generous prize of 2 digi sets to our challenge winner.

We hope you can find some crafty time to enter our challenge this month. We're look forward to seeing your anything goes projects! 
Enjoy the following inspiration from the DT.
You can visit their blogs by clicking on their images in the side bar.
Happy creating!

Carole, Jackie and the CGE DT
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Andree
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Carole 
using Super Girl


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Claudia 
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Dawn
using Super Girl
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Ileana 
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Jackie 
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Monica
using Matryoshkas
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Monika 
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Tracey 
using Super Girl

Thank you, once again, to Janet at Vera Lane Studio for supplying these delightful images to the Design Team and for supporting our challenge blog! 

Now it's over to you...

Challenge #64 sponsored by Vera Lane Studio 

Winner (chosen by Random.org) gets 2 digi sets.
Also DT Favourites are chosen on merit each month.

****** Challenge closes at 12:00 GMT on 29th June ******


You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!
Click here to enter

Friday, 31 May 2019

May 2019 Challenge #63 Winners

A big thank you to all those who enter our challenges.

Each 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  2019 Winner 

Random Winner of a $8 Gift Voucher from A Day for Daisies

#96 - Tip Top

Please Take Your Badge from the Side Bar or the tab above and we would love it if you could link back to our blog when you display it. 

Contact Carole at cardsgaloreencore@yahoo.co.uk to claim your prize. 
  • Please claim your prize within 10 days. 
Design Team Favourites for May 

Tracy Mowbray #18 Christina -  just love that mermaid & the way the tail has been colour.

Carole Jones #45 - Helen - An adorable card with a charming image and a gorgeous selection of patterned papers. I like the distressed edges and am totally in love with your style faux stitching - the piercing makes it so realistic.

Monika Kobus #69 - Carol Gill -  Beautiful card with simple color scheme, very effective.

Jackie Trinder #91 - Priyadarshini - I don't know where to start this is an amazing calendar. Each section is beautiful. I love the stamps that have been used. This is going to look amazing on display. 

Monica Collins #95 - Janice - Beautifully done strip of ink blending and then the addition of the silhouette stamping with a hint of silver glitter makes for a very elegant card.

Claudia Martins #126 - Plony -  the delicacy of the design, the delicate colors enchant me and I love projects with Magnolias

Andrèe Crowe # 166-Lola - A wonderfully vibrant card. A gorgeous background paper that perfectly matches the striking image. The little skulls are a fabulously quirky detail.



The new challenge starts tomorrow. We hope to see you all there. 

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

May Anything Goes Challenge #63


Hello and welcome to our May challenge.

The theme at Crafts Galore Encore is always 
Anything Goes.

Thank you for your gorgeous entries last month! It was wonderful to see everyone's projects and, as usual, the DT had a hard time selecting just one favourite each!
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. 

Now onto this month's challenge:
This month we are sponsored by the wonderful Tammy from A Day For Daisies. Pop on over to the store to see the wonderful digital images she stocks.


Thanks to A Day For Daisies for providing images for the DT and for offering a generous prize of an $8 ADFD Gift Voucher (equivalent to 2 digi stamps) to our challenge winner.

Here's some information about our sponsor:

We provide themed categories of over 5000 digital stamp illustrations including lovely designs for all occasions! 
ADFD WEBSITE: www.adayfordaisies.com  View a full selection of A Day For Daisies Digital Stamps.
ADFD BLOG: http://www.adayfordaisies.com/blog/ Play along with our popular blog challenges for a chance to win gift certificates to the shop.  
ADFD FACE BOOK: https://www.facebook.com/adayfordaisies/ Stay up-to-date on our weekly new releases as well as the latest A Day For Daisies happenings. 
ADFD COMMUNITY: https://www.facebook.com/groups/adayfordaisies/ Love A Day For Daisies Digital Stamps? This the place to share, comment, learn and be inspired. We love what you do! 
ADFD ETSY: http://www.etsy.com/shop/adayfordaisies A select group of our Digital Stamps to view. See our reviews! 

We hope you can find some crafty time to enter our challenge this month. We're look forward to seeing your anything goes projects! 
Enjoy the following inspiration from the DT.
You can visit their blogs by clicking on their images in the side bar.
Happy creating!

Carole, Jackie and the CGE DT
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Andree
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Carole
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Claudia 
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Dawn
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Ileana 
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Jackie 
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Monica
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Monika 
using Water Talk
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Tracey 

Thank you, once again, to Tammy at A Day For Daisies for supplying these delightful images to the Design Team and for supporting our challenge blog! 

Now it's over to you...

Challenge #63 sponsored by A Day For Daisies 

Winner (chosen by Random.org) gets an $8 ADFD Store Voucher.
Also DT Favourites are chosen on merit each month.

****** Challenge closes at 12:00 GMT on 30th May ******
You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!
Click here to enter

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

April 2019 Challenge #62 Winners

A big thank you to all those who enter our challenges.

Each 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  2019 Winner 

Random Winner 3 Digital Images from Star Stampz

#116 - Gina

Please Take Your Badge from the Side Bar or the tab above and we would love it if you could link back to our blog when you display it. 

Contact Carole at cardsgaloreencore@yahoo.co.uk to claim your prize. 
  • Please claim your prize within 10 days. 
Design Team Favourites for April

Andrèe Crowe # 21 Lovely Linda Linda has shared a beautiful sympathy card with a die-cut, deeply embossed front. The soft colours, delicate textures and thoughtful sentiment all make for a tasteful design.

Claudia Martins #38 - Tiziana B - First of all, I'm a bit suspected with half darks and half Gothic images ...love it!! lol. And the way the picture was colored really enchanted me a lot. It is a delicate coloring and a wonderful design!!

Monica Collins #48 - Claudia - I love the use of the offset black framing, the addition of the chain and gear elements and how she has incorporated the picture.

Jackie Trinder #110 - Maya - This is a beautiful card. The image is gorgeous and so are the papers that have been used. The card has a very pleasing design. 

Monika Kobus #140 - Bharati - Great CAS card with amazing colouring. 

Ileana Artuffo #140 - Bharati  I love her clear and simple style, the bright colours and how used image.Colouring is gorgeous.

Yes two of the Design team have chosen the same card. 

Tracy Mowbray #144 Tillys Crafts - What a cute little boys card.

Carole Jones #166 - Nisha - Nisha has made a stunning baby album from a shaped baby banner. Beautiful papers, quotes, hidden journalling and photo tuck spots have been lovingly created, making a fabulous heirloom keepsake.


The new challenge starts tomorrow. We hope to see you all there.