Monday 31 October 2022

October 2022: Winner of Challenge #104

          Welcome to the Winner's Post for October

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.

October 2022 Winner 

We had 205 fabulous October entries 

and the 

Random Winner 

of 2 digi stamps from All Dressed Up

#78 Cards by Beckie

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

Contact Carole at to claim your prize. 

Please claim your prize within 10 days. 

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

Please Take Your DT Favourite Badge from the Side Bar 

Carole chose #1 Diane Louise J
A stunning water coloured, winter card featuring the cutest robin. I love that Diane will personalise her card with the name of the recipient next to the image. Lovely design. 

Danuta chose #50 LorraineB 
Beautiful handbags with a Halloween twist. I love these little ghosts.

Ileana chose #59 Lisa J
The sweet image wonderfully colored stand out on the simple card, and the moon with bats are a beautiful extra touch.

Lorraine choose #98 Donna's Creations
A beautifully paper pieced image with so many lovely patterned paper layers in the design.

Sari choose #126 Bridget
The green witch looks absolutely scary stunning (awesome coloring all the way), and love the simple layout with great Halloween papers

Helen chose #173 - Life is Good
 I love the colours used for the vehicles and the map in the background. A real fun card x

Dagmara chose #174 Roberta
I have a weakness for Halloween themes, so I really liked Roberta's work. Fantastic colouring, amazing background!

Koyel also choose #174 Roberta
Love the background and Halloween theme

Andree chose #190 Lynne 
A beautiful White-on-White Christmas card. A lovely arrangement of pretty die-cuts and a fabulous textured paper. A perfectly wonderful WOW card indeed!

Don't forget that the new challenge starts tomorrow.

Saturday 1 October 2022

OCTOBER 2022: Crafts Galore Encore Challenge #104



A very warm welcome to our October 2022 challenge. 
Autumn is well and truly here now in the northern parts of the world, so it's time for us to cozy up and craft!

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 October at mid-day GMT.

This month we are sponsored by the wonderful Wendy Burns at

*** New DT member ***
We are delighted to introduce a new DT member this month - she's such a talented lady .... it's Lorraine Collett
You can find Lorraine's blog here
Welcome to the Crafts Galore Encore team, Lorraine - we look forward to seeing your beautiful projects!

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
No previous experience is necessary.

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

Are you a September 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 ...

All Dressed Up is our wonderful sponsor.  
 Please head over to the store to see the gorgeous range of digital stamps. 
You can find All Dressed Up on Facebook.
They have a challenge blog where you can enter your All Dressed Up projects (there's a freebie page too in case you don't have any ADU stamps yet!). 
They also have a Junior Crafters section where under 16s can showcase their work.
All Dressed Up is offering 2 digi stamps to our lucky random 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









Just a reminder ...
If you would like to join our DT, please add DT next to your entry name in the challenge or 
email Carole at
No previous experience is necessary. 
We would love to have you on our team!

Thank you once again to  
All Dressed Up for supplying these lovely digital stamps to the Design Team and for supporting our challenge blog! 

Now it's over to you ...

Challenge #104 is sponsored by All Dressed Up 
Winner (chosen by gets 2 digi stamps.
Also DT Favourites are chosen on merit each month.
Inlinkz closes 12:00 GMT 30th October.
Maximum 3 entries.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter