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Saturday 1 June 2024

JUNE 2024: Crafts Galore Encore Challenge #124


Hello!

A very warm welcome to our June 2024 challenge. 


Here at Crafts Galore Encore 
the theme is always 
Anything Goes 
and you can enter up to 3 different projects.

This challenge ends on 29th June at mid-day GMT.

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

Are you a May DT Favourite?
Check here and, if you are 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 month we are lucky to be sponsored by Beccy from


The DT were kindly given digital products to create sample projects. Our randomly picked winner will receive $10AU gift voucher from the Beccy's Place.

Beccy has a blog where she host challenges featuring Beccy's Place images. She also has free digi stamps available to download and a wide selection of tutorials for Fancy Fold cards. Please hop over and take a look.

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 Pink Lily (free)
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Dagmara

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Danka
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Helen
using Pond Pals
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Ileana 
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Koyel
using Frog Hop
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Lorraine
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Sari 
using Ruff Day

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 Thank you to Beccy at Beccy's Place for her generous sponsorship and thank you to the DT for their amazing designs.

Now it's over to you ...

Challenge #124 Beccy's Place
Winner (chosen by Random.org) gets a $10 AU gift voucher from Beccy's Place
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

Friday 31 May 2024

MAY 2024 Favourites: Challenge #123

  Welcome to the Winner's Post for May


Firstly a very big THANK YOU to everyone who takes time to enter our monthly challenges.

Most months one winner is picked using a random number generator and a sponsored prize is won. This month (May 2024) we were playing Just For Fun.

In addition winners are chosen on merit (DT Favourites) and all equally placed. Each winner is selected by a DT member.


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

Please Take Your DT Favourite Badge from the Side Bar


Lorraine chose #3 Dutchess 
The pretty stenciled and embossed design has been done in gorgeous colours with a lovely frame to showcase it.

Ileana chose #50 Francesca 
I love pink and black colour combo and how she used stencil with sentiment die. It's a simple creation but very brillant!

Danuta chose #54 Judy V.
It seems like a simple card, but when I look at it, I admire its colors and elegance.

Carole chose #61 Chrissy
I adore Chrissy's vintage folio. It is packed with pockets, papers, tags, photos and ephemera. The stamps and die cuts all add to the details of this sea faring collection and the sea themed charms add a special touch.

Andree chose #68 Judy V.
A gorgeously decorated printer tray. Beautiful papers in lovely soft colours that tell a wonderful and inspirational story of adventure. A fabulous home decor project.

Koyel chose #121 Chris
Love the wonderful image and the perfect colouring.

Sari chose #121 Chris
I love that image, so magical and fantastic. And awesome coloring, black edges makes the image really pop.

Helen chose 133 - Mary Marsh
A fabulous scene and beautiful colour.

Dagmara chose #144 Michelle M
Beautiful mixed media project! Michelle choose a lovely digi and colored it perfectly. It fits so well to the background!


Congratulations to all the DT Favourites!

Our June challenge starts tomorrow. 

We'd love to see your creations! 

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Sunday 12 May 2024

APRIL 2024: Winner of Challenge #122

  Welcome to the Winner's Post for April


Firstly a very big THANK YOU to everyone who takes time to enter our monthly challenges.

Every month one winner is picked using a random number generator and a sponsored prize is won.

In addition winners are chosen on merit (DT Favourites) and all equally placed. Each winner is selected by a DT member.

April 2024 Winner 



The Random Winner 

of  2 digis from Hetty Clare
  
is 

#11 Deb's Crafty Time



Please Take Your Badge from the side bar >>>>

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


Andree chose #40 Wies
A super tunnel card. The clever design and cheerful colours are perfect for showing off the adorable farmyard animals.

Lorraine chose #68 Betta Scrap
A fabulous 3D, themed creation/pop-up box card with so many lovely details.

Ileana chose #69 Carol G.
I love how she used image with silver embossing and soft colouring. Beautiful choice of background.

Koyel chose #119 
Love the script background and the focal digi

Sari chose #145 Diny
Loving the perfect monochrome coloring, amazing. And those birds look so cute too.

Carole chose #182 Suze
Suze created a darling journal page documenting a quote about love and relationships with a perfect choice of didi stamps. Lovely colouring and a great layout.


Dagmara chose #194 Heather Mills
The lovely work with the rat went straight to my heart!


Congratulations to all the DT Favourites!

Our May 'Anything Goes' Just for Fun  challenge can be found here.
We'd love to see your creations!

Wednesday 1 May 2024

MAY 2024: Crafts Galore Encore Challenge #123

            

Hello!

A very warm welcome to our May 2024 challenge. 


Here at Crafts Galore Encore 
the theme is always 
Anything Goes 
and you can enter up to 3 different projects.

This challenge ends on 30th May at mid-day GMT.

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

Our April winner and DT favourites will be announced on the 12th May.

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Back to this month's challenge ...

This month we have no sponsor and are playing just for fun.


The DT will still select favourites.

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
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Dagmara
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Danka
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Helen
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Ileana 
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Koyel
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Lorraine
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Sari 
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 Thank you to the DT for their amazing designs.

Now it's over to you ...

Challenge #123 ANYTHING GOES
This month the challenge is just for fun.
 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

Monday 1 April 2024

APRIL 2024: Crafts Galore Encore Challenge #122

           

Hello!

A very warm welcome to our April 2024 challenge. 


Here at Crafts Galore Encore 
the theme is always 
Anything Goes 
and you can enter up to 3 different projects.

This challenge ends on 29th April at mid-day GMT.

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

***

Back to this month's challenge ...

This month we are sponsored by Helen from


The DT were kindly given digital products to create sample projects. Our randomly picked winner will receive 2 digi sets from the Hetty Clare.

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
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Carole 
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Dagmara
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Danka
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Helen
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Ileana 
on compassionate leave
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Koyel
on a break this month
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Lorraine
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Sari 
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 Thank you to Helen at Hetty Clare for her generous sponsorship and thank you to the DT for their amazing designs.

Now it's over to you ...

Challenge #122 ANYTHING GOES
Winner (chosen by Random.org) gets 2 digi images from Hetty Clare 
Also DT Favourites are chosen on merit each month.
*** This month only ... winners will be announced on the 12th May.***
Inlinkz closes 12:00 GMT 29th April.
Maximum 3 entries.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Sunday 31 March 2024

MARCH 2024: Winner of Challenge #121

 Welcome to the Winner's Post for March


Firstly a very big THANK YOU to everyone who takes time to enter our monthly challenges.

Every month one winner is picked using a random number generator and a sponsored prize is won.

In addition winners are chosen on merit (DT Favourites) and all equally placed. Each winner is selected by a DT member.

March 2024 Winner 



The Random Winner 

of  3 digis from SheepSki Designs

is 

#130 Annie H



Please Take Your Badge from the side bar >>>>

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 March

These favourites are listed in the numerical order.

Please Take Your DT Favourite Badge from the Side Bar

Carole chose #19 Taty
Taty made a beautiful, inky, floral bouquet card using die cut flowers and pretty gemstones.

Lorraine chose #58 Anet 
A beautifully, colourful sun ray design and the little Spring Elf characters are adorable.

Danuta chose #118 Meg
I was charmed by the simplicity of this card, a beautiful image conveying warmth.

Sari chose #131 Helen
Love the super cute bunny image and beautiful coloring. Pretty papers and great stitching.

Andree chose #145 ValeryAnne
ValeryAnne has created a beautiful and eye-catching display piece. Gorgeous springtime colours, a lovely book design and wonderfully folded flowers. A very pretty keepsake.

Helen chose #148 Sharon 
A really cute image and great layers on the card layout.

Dagmara chose #177 Jinny
I really like her bookmark. She chose a cute digi with a gnome and colored it beautifully!


Don't forget that the new challenge starts tomorrow.
We'd love to see you there!

Friday 1 March 2024

MARCH 2024: Crafts Galore Encore Challenge #121

          

Hello!

A very warm welcome to our March 2024 challenge. 


Here at Crafts Galore Encore 
the theme is always 
Anything Goes 
and you can enter up to 3 different projects.

This challenge ends on 30th March at mid-day GMT.

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

Are you a February 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 month we are sponsored by Andrea from


The DT were kindly given digital products to create sample projects. Our randomly picked winner will receive 3 digi sets from the  SheepSki Designs Store.

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
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Carole 
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Dagmara
***
Danka
***
Helen
***
Ileana 
***
Koyel
***
Lorraine
***
Sari 
using Wappits
***

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

Now it's over to you ...

Challenge #121 ANYTHING GOES
Winner (chosen by Random.org) gets 3 digi images from SheepSki Designs.
Also DT Favourites are chosen on merit each month.
Inlinkz closes 12:00 GMT 30th March
Maximum 3 entries.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter