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Wednesday, 1 February 2023

February 2023: Crafts Galore Encore Challenge #108

      

Hello!

A very warm welcome to our February 2023 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 27th February at mid-day GMT.

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Thank you to everyone who took time to join our January challenge. We had some fabulous entries. It is always a pleasure to visit your blogs and see what you've been creating. 

Are you a January 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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Back to this month's challenge ...

This time we are sponsored by the lovely Andrea from 
She is kindly offering our random winner 3 digi stamps from her Etsy store.


Remember you can enter our challenge up to 3 times with different projects each time. Please no back linking - all projects entered should be posted for the first time online between the 1st and the 27th February.

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 Wild Roses

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Carole 
using Augie

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Dagmara 

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Danka

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Helen
using Smile

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Ileana 
 using Lily Jug

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Koyel 
using Augie

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Lorraine
using Wild Roses

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Sari 

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 Thank you to Andrea at SheepSki Designs for her generous sponsorship and thank you to the DT for their amazing designs.


Finally...
Would you like to join our DT?
We still have a couple of spaces left to fill on the DT, so if you would like to join us, please add DT next to your entry name in the challenge or email Carole at cardsgaloreencore@yahoo.co.uk
No previous experience is necessary.

We would love to have you on our team!


Now it's over to you ...

Challenge #108
Winner (chosen by Random.org) gets 3 digi stamps from SheepSki Designs
Also DT Favourites are chosen on merit each month.
Inlinkz closes 12:00 GMT 27th February
Maximum 3 entries.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Tuesday, 31 January 2023

January 2023: Winner of Challenge #107


Welcome to the Winner's Post 
for January

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.


January 2023 Winner 




We had 217 fabulous January entries 

and the 

Random Winner 

of 2 digis from Hetty Clare Art

is 

#129 Vannessa




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 January
These favourites are listed in the numerical order.

Please Take Your DT Favourite Badge from the Side Bar 

Ileana choose #16 Diane Louise 
Image and little stamps around home are wonderful! I love eclipse technique.

Sari choose #20 Lisa J
Love the elegant reindeer -image and the winter scene is so pretty. Beautiful coloring and details using white pen and glitter.

Lorraine choose #98 My Artsy Day 
A stunning shaker card, I loved the beautiful colours and pretty floral design.

Carole chose #111 Michelle
Michelle's card is a fabulous creation. I love the layering with papers, dies and handmade paper flowers in beautiful teal colours.

Koyel chose #118 Olive Farm Crafts
Love the background and the digi stamp.

Danuta chose #144 Olive Farm Crafts 
I love the circle shape and the added hearts. Beautifully colored image. The whole creates a loving energy.

Dagmara chose #159 Crafting Stellalena 
I was struck by her gorgeous coloring and digi choice.

Helen chose #183 Linda 
Great colouring and I love the papers she has used too x

Andree chose #190 Bridget at Curly Bear Crafts
A beautifully eye-catching card with gorgeous colours and wonderful metallic touches. Lovely layered flowers on a stunning, framed background finished with pretty gems.


Don't forget that the new challenge starts tomorrow.

Sunday, 1 January 2023

January 2023: Crafts Galore Encore Challenge #107

     

Hello!

A very warm welcome to our January 2023 challenge. 
We would like to wish you all a Happy New Year. May the new year bring you joy, peace and happiness.

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 January at mid-day GMT.

***
Thank you to everyone who took time to join our December challenge. It's a crazy, busy time of the year and we had some amazing entries. It is always a pleasure to visit your blogs and see what you've been creating. 

Are you a December 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.

***

Back to this month's challenge ...

This time we are sponsored by the lovely Helen from 
She is kindly offering our random winner 2 digi stamps from her Etsy store.


Remember you can enter our challenge up to 3 times with different projects each time. Please no back linking - all projects entered should be posted for the first time online between the 1st and the 30th January.

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 Happy Hour

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Carole 
using Bear Hugs

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Dagmara 
using Bear Hugs


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Danka
using 

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Helen
using Happy Hour

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Ileana 
 using Happy Hour

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Koyel 
using Bear Hugs

***
Lorraine
using

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Sari 

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 Thank you to Helen at Hetty Clare Art for her generous sponsorship and thank you to the DT for their amazing designs.

Finally...
Would you like to join our DT?
We still have a couple of spaces left to fill on the DT, so if you would like to join us, please add DT next to your entry name in the challenge or email Carole at cardsgaloreencore@yahoo.co.uk
No previous experience is necessary.

We would love to have you on our team!


Now it's over to you ...

Challenge #107
Winner (chosen by Random.org) gets 2 digi stamps from Hetty Clare Art 
Also DT Favourites are chosen on merit each month.
Inlinkz closes 12:00 GMT 30th January
Maximum 3 entries.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Saturday, 31 December 2022

December 2022: Winner of Challenge #106

Welcome to the Winner's Post 
for December

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.


December 2022 Winner 




We had 136 fabulous December entries 

and the 

Random Winner 

of the $25 Gecko Galz Etsy Store Voucher

is 

#93 Nana Connie 
with Snow Globe Wishes



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 December
These favourites are listed in the numerical order.

Please Take Your DT Favourite Badge from the Side Bar 

Helen chose #3 Ellie
I love the way this has been put together and the scene created just looks like it should be framed x

Lorraine choose #8 Jenimc
I liked the 3D design.  Decorated beautifully both inside and out, the pop-out nativity scene, which was lit with tiny lights, created a beautiful card and display piece too.

Danuta chose #27 Chrissy 
Beautiful vintage card. I love the blue leaves.

Andree chose #46 Kathie
A gorgeous card for Christmas. A lovely layout design with pretty papers. The beautiful bauble image is wonderfully coloured and finished with fabulous touches of sparkle.

Carole chose #60 Larissa
These fabulous, working, ferris wheel advent calendars are a paper engineering miracle! They are beautifully crafted and decorated with skillfully coloured, cute digi stamps. They make a great keepsake and can be refilled in years to come. Wonderful project!

Sari choose #73 Cat 
I love the round shape, all the pretty layers and wonderfully colored happy images.

Ileana choose #74 Maz 
I love sweet image and original design. Wonderful colouring.

Dagmara chose ##108 Roberta
I love the digi and color choices. Also the coloring is brilliant!

Don't forget that the new challenge starts tomorrow.

Thursday, 1 December 2022

December 2022: Crafts Galore Encore Challenge #106

    

Hello!

A very warm welcome to our December 2022 challenge. 
We would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a 
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

We hope you can find some crafty time in this busy time of year to enter our challenge this month.

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 December at mid-day GMT.

***
Thank you to everyone who took time to join our November challenge. We had some amazing entries. It is always a pleasure to see what everyone has been creating. 

Are you a November 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.

***

Back to this month's challenge ...

This time we are sponsored by the lovely Leanne from Gecko Galz. She is offering our random winner a whopping 
$25 Gecko Galz Store  spend!

Remember you can enter our challenge up to 3 times with different projects each time.

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 Santa Claus Lane collage set and  Frozen Mini ATC set

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Carole 
using Nature's Winter collage set and Christmas in Nature ATC set

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Dagmara 
using Crazy Mannequins collage set

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Danka
using Candy Cane Lane collage set

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Helen
using Snowman Way Digital Stamps

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Ileana 
 using Christmas Gnomes Digital Stamps

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Koyel 
using Flower Girls collage set

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Lorraine
using Retro Christmas Colour collage set

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Sari 


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Finally...
Would you like to join our DT?
We still have a couple of spaces left to fill on the DT, so if you would like to join us, please add DT next to your entry name in the challenge or email Carole at cardsgaloreencore@yahoo.co.uk
No previous experience is necessary.

We would love to have you on our team!


Now it's over to you ...

Challenge #106 
Winner (chosen by Random.org) gets $25 Gecko Galz spend
Also DT Favourites are chosen on merit each month.
Inlinkz closes 12:00 GMT 30th December
Maximum 3 entries.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter