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Wednesday, 9 July 2014

Challenge #223 - 'Feels like Summer'

Good morning all

So now we're on to our fortnightly challenges for the summer season.  We know from past years that summer holidays sees blogland and challenges slowing down as we all enjoy the sunshine (I hope!) and if we're lucky enough, go off on holiday - not to mention having the kids home all day every day - its really surprising that the challenges get any entries at all really!!

The results of last challenge are out! - check out the post to see if you are one of our lucky winners.

Anyway to kick off the summer season our theme this week is 

Feels Like Summer
(anything summer themed or with a bright summery feel to it)

and we have two fabulous sponsors this week

Our regular first prize sponsor 

Who are offering a fab prize of 5 digis
and we always offer our winner the chance of a GDT spot here at Fab'n'Funky


Dilly Beans Digi Stamps
who are offering a prize of 3 digis 

We have our GDT playing along for this challenge
using one of the cute images she chose when she won our last 
challenge featuring Stampart Design by Kathryne

using Charlie Fishing on a log available here

using Lizzie from Stampart design by Kathryne available here

Using Lizzie by Stampart design by Kathryne available here


Pat K
(Using Dilly Beans #511 Penelope-Birdcage

using #453 Daisy girl framed from Dilly Beans available here

So get your sunny smiles on and show us some lovely summer cards so we can come and visit - see you soon xx

Winners of our Christmas Challenge #222

God morning all

Sorry the winners post is a tiny bit late this week
 - I'm still running in catch up mode - but it's getting better!

So without further ado here are the winners of our last weeks challenge
at Fab'n'Funky Challenges

Winner of our prize last week
which is a class from the wonderful My Creative Classroom

with this fab creation

Email me (Judith) on the address on the side bar to claim your prize

and now for our top 3 - in no particular order

Well done ladies lease take your top3 badge from our side bar to wear with pride
Thank you for playing along with us 
I hope we see you all in our new challenge starting today

hugs Judith & the Fab&Funky girls x 

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Challenge #222 -- 'Christmas- we're half way there!!'

Good morning all 
So here we are - by chance
 - 6 months from that day that shall not be named!!
As we say here in the North East of England- you'd better get your skates on - in other words get going - and fast - things need to be done -cards to make - presents to buy!!

So to help you on your way our theme this week is 


This is our last Christmas challenge for a couple of months as we go down to 2 weekly challenges for the busy summer months - so you have 2 whole weeks to enter.  We'd love to see how many Christmas cards you can make in 2 weeks there's no limit on the number of entries so you have even more chances to win our fab prize and it helps you along with your Christmas card making 

We have a great sponsor this week who as always is offering a wonderful prize of a seat in one of their wonderful online classes - it's well worth turning up with a Christmas card just for the chance of this fab prize

Here's is what My Creative Classroom have to tell you about this weeks challenge prize - 
My creatve Classroom  is an online arts and crafts learning center. Our interactive and in-depth courses are instructor led and filled with wonderful projects and techniques to help you get the most out of your supplies.
Make sure to check out our challenge blog, My Creative Life 2014, which will issue challenges to help us use all of our supplies this year. Along with that is the companion course with the same title, which is FREE to our newsletter subscribers. Come join in on the fun and test drive MCC.
We are excited to be sponsoring Fab 'n' Funky Challenges. Visit us on our Facebook Page too! One lucky winner will receive a free seat to  to either "Color Inspirations: Twinkling H2O's" with Jeri Parks or "Clean and Simple Card Workshop" with Jeri Parks...Good Luck!
So here is what our DT girls have made to inspire you - a real variety of  styles and techniques





We're really looking forward to seeing what you can create

hugs Judith and the Fab'n'Funky DT girls

Winner's post Shaped Cards

Hi all!

Whew, another week that has flown by!
Time to announce the winner and Top picks for our Shaped Cards Challenge, but first I would like to thank all participants. All entries were amazing, and I enjoyed looking at them!

Our winner of 3 images from QKR Stampede is:

#29 Craftdee Donna

Don't forget to pick your badge from the sidebar.
To claim your prize, you can email Judith. The address is in our sidebar.

And now onto my top picks. Usually we pick a top 3, but I just couldn't decide which, I decided to make a top 5!
So without further ado, our Top 5 in particular order!

#25 Annettes Hobby Rosettes

#2 Dodici

#41 Marina

#4 DesignerDiva

#33 Helene

Congratulations to you all! Don't forget to take your badge from the sidebar.

Thanks to all the participants, and we hope to see you all next time!


Sandra and the rest of Fab 'n' Funky DT

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Challenge #221 - 'Shaped Cards'

Hi all!

It's Sandra here, with this week's challenge! First I would love to thank everyone who played along on our previous challenge, all entries were fantastic!
Just check out our post below to see if you're a winner.

For this challenge I chose one of my favorite themes ever.
We want to see some SHAPED CARDS! No squares or rectangles, but some lovely shapes!

Our sponsor for this challenge is QKR Stampede and boy, do they have some lovely images! Just click on the banner to visit the shop.

They are offering 3 images of the winner's choice, who wouldn't want to win that? 

And no onto our DT inspiration!


Pat K
(Using QKR Stampede #2202 Baseball Boy)


(using QKR Stampede- Stork)

I hope our team was able to inspire you, and we hope you will play along!

Sandra, and the DT ladies

Challenge #220 Winner and top three

Hello and Good Morning! Shirley here with our Winner and Top 3 for the "Laughter is the best medicine" challenge, as usual the entries were all fantastic and we thank everyone who entered.   Our winner chosen by Random Org who wins the super prize from:
Congratulation's Lucy!
Please can you email Judith (address in our side bar) and take your winner's badge.

And now for my Top 3

#1 Sanja Grdinić

#11 Meg

#3 Coldwaters2
(This is what my husband says all the time, and really made me chuckle)


Please take your Top 3 badge from the side bar.

Thank you to everyone who played along with us and we hope to see you back tomorrow when you join us for our new challenge ....

Shirley and all the Fab 'n' Funky Design Team


Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Challenge #220 - Laughter is the Best Medicine!!!

Good morning everyone!
Well it's another Wednesday and you know what
that means here at Fab'n'Funky, yes another fun challenge.
This week we have a very fun and fabulous sponsor,

And they are giving the winner of this
weeks prize 7 digi stamps of their choice.
Well being the host this week means I got to
choose our theme, and with Bugaboo I thought
 the perfect theme would be laughter!
So this weeks theme is

Laughter is the best medicine!

And now here are the wonderfully funny 
creations from our lovely DT!

(using Gus-CRS)

(using Sponsors Image - Gus Birthday Recount)

using Bugaboo Digi Stamps Consciousness

using French Hen from Bugaboo digistamps available here

Using 'Make It Snappy - Friends' from Bugaboo

Thank you for joining us this week.
Shirley and the Design Team