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Wednesday, 28 April 2010

Challenge #21 - " No DP " !

Apologies for the delay in getting this week challenge up and running but I (Lou) have had unwelcome visitors staying in my computer and have had to borrow PC time from family and friends . . . mwahhhhhh to those who have let me take over their PC's! Fingers crossed, things will be sorted by the end of this week.

WOW . . . we were all blown away by the number of entries to last week challenge. Many thanks to everyone who entered, however it did make us all chuckle at the amount of stuff we simply "had to have" but then never use ! ! ! What are we all like ? Maybe we shouldn't answer that question . . . . . Now the lucky winner of the fabby Polka Doodles CD (chosen by Miss Randon.Org this week) is. . .

Well done Deb and if you could email Lou, putting "Fab 'n' Funky" challenge winner in the subject line, Lou will get the CD out to you.

Now this week, we have decided that we would like to challenge ourselves a little bit more and have very bravely (or stupidly some of you might say), decided that we will abondon our designer papers when making our projects, so this weeks theme is . . .

" No to DP " !

Now this isn't as hard as it sounds . . . we promise! Use your embossing folders to create your background: maybe further enhance them with ink or chalk. Alternatively emboss using a stencil and embossing tool. Now for the stampers out there . . create your own backgrounds with your stamps or why not try using your promarkers (or other pens) and doodle your own background. See, there are loads of different ways to create backgrounds without your designer papers (DP) and no doubt you creative crafters know even more imaginative ways . . . ooohhhh, we can't wait to see what they are now!

Ohhhhhh, just realised that doesn't mean we have to neglect or not use any images from our fab sponsor of this week . . .

A randomly chosen winner from this weeks challenge will be able to choose one of Dustin's fab images all for themselves. OK, to kick things off, here is the DT's interpretation of this weeks challenge . . .




Many thanks to everyone for their continued support and please bear with the DT as we are still making our way through all of last weeks entries . . we are determined to leave you all a message.

Happy crafting from everyone at "Fab 'n' Funky" Challenges.


  1. GORGEOUS DT cards! So sweet and fun! I always love to see others create cards with no DP. The cards are always so unique and clean and fun.

    I had a blast creating with your challenge!

    you can see my card here

  2. I love this challenge, because I like to make my own backgrounds whenever possible! You can see my card here!

  3. Ooh this one was very much out of the comfort zone - you dont realise how much you miss DP's - but had lots of fun doing things a different way :o) x

  4. Love the challenge, thank you for giving us the chance to win

  5. Just love the beautiful DT samples! Thanks so much for another fun challenge, Ladies!

  6. Thanks for the challenge!! That wasn't to bad. Love the cards!!

  7. This took mae WAY OUT of my comfort zone....but I really enjoyed the challenge, thankyou

  8. I'm new to making cards though I have had my cricut machine and all sorts of paper crafting materials. Hope my project inspires others and welcome comments from others as well. Enjoy

  9. I'm still exciting about winning in the last challenge, thanks again!!
    Gorgeous design team cards, thanks for this challenge it really made me think

  10. The DT have done an awesome job. Love this challenge. I am new here but I will definitely be back.

  11. Great challenge for me
    Thank you!

    Super DT cards

    mandi x

  12. missed the deadline, but here's mine

    Aloha, Kim

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Many thanks from everyone at "Fab 'n' Funky" Challenges for joining in with us this week. We can't wait to see your project.