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Wednesday, 27 October 2010

Challenge #46 - "Keeping it clean and simple"

WOW . . what "spooky" fun we all had last week! It was great being scared by you all when we visited your blogs!

Now we are very pleased to be sponsored again by . . .

Dustin has been a very generous sponsor to Fab'n'Funky Challenges this year and we all want to say "Thank You" Dustin, we do appreciate your continued support. If you are not familiar with Dustin's work, please pop over to his shop or even his blog as all his images have a humerous touch! Dustin has even been asked by High Hopes Stamps to design some rubber stamps just for them.

Now this weeks theme is another one chosen by you following our recent poll and is called . .

"Keeping it clean and simple"

So nothing too fancy or fussy this week . . . simple lines, images and embellishments for your projects.




We can't wait to see you all looking "clean" this week !

The Fab'n'Funky DT

Tuesday, 26 October 2010

DT Position

Do you fancy joining the "Fab'n'Funky" challenge DT? If you do, why not apply for a position on our DT this week. We have several positions opening and you never know . . . "it could be you!"

What do I need to do?
Join in this weeks "Hubble Bubble Toil and Trouble" challenge and link to the challenge as per normal. Next, leave a comment on this post (in comments section) saying that you wish to be considered for the DT position and the existing Fab'n'Funky DT will then visit you to have a good "ole nosy" at your blog ! Please ensure that in your post that you put down that you are 1] entering the challenge and 2] want to be considered for the DT position. 

Please also ensure that you leave an email address, 
along with your comment on this post, so that we 
can contact you if you are chosen.

How long is the DT call running for?
The DT call will run from Wednesday 26th October until Tuesday 1st november 2012 , 9pm (GMT).

When will the winners be announced?
The winners will be announced on Wednesday 9th November 2012 and will begin participating in the challenges from Wednesday 16th November 2012.

When do the challenges run?
Our challenges run from Wednesday morning to the following Tuesday, finishing at approximately 10pm.

What will be required of you?
You will need to commit to participate in the weekly challenges using the theme set and any sponsor images provided. Your completed project will need to be uploaded to the Challenge Blog by Tuesday evening ready for the new challenge published on the Wednesday morning. You will also be asked to comment on the challenge entries (which we run on a rota system). Please not that the Fab'n'Funky DT strongly believe that everyone who enters our challenges should receive recognition from the DT for participating as we have a strong and loyal following.

Do I need experience?
In a word . . . " NO " ! We just want people who are enthusiastic, love to craft and are up for a challenge! If you are on other DT's that doesn't exclude you either but please do consider your work load when entering our DT Call.

Is there any financial reward?
Again in a simple word . . . " NO " ! We are very lucky however as many of our sponsors do supply us with their images &/or products in the weeks they sponsor.

How are the themes set?
The DT get together and come up with loads and loads of suggestions for themes. We then vote (as a DT) on all these suggestions and the Top 4 or 5 are then chosen as our themes for the following month. However . . . watch this space challenges goers out there ! ! ! There are times that the sponsor chooses the theme or alternatively we use the prize offered as the stepping point for our theme.

Anything else?
The DT is run as its own mini democracy and everything is openly discussed between us all. Any decisions affecting the challenge blog are agreed and acted upon as a team, so obviously we are looking for team players to join us. So if you are interested, please do have "a go" as you never know.
Now if you have any further questions that have not been covered in this post, please leave a comment below and we will answer your question(s) ASAP.

Good luck everyone and as always, many, many, many thanks for your continued support, enthusiasm and participation in our weekly challenges.

Wednesday, 20 October 2010

Challenge #45 - "Things that go bump in the night!"

Many thanks for sharing all your "yummy" projects last week . . . they were all mouth watering to look at but unfortunately there can only be one winner of the FAB Stitchy Bear Stamps prize and Mrs Random.Org has chosen . . . number 42 . . . which is . . .

Lisa from Mess2Magic

Many congratulations from all the Fab'n'Funky DT and if you could please email Tammy from Stitchy Bear Stamps, she will arrange to get your prize out to you. Please ensure that you put "Fab'n'Funky" Challenge winner in the subject line.

Now this week we have decided to go all scary as Halloween is not long away so the challenge this week is called . . .

"Things that go "bump" in the night"

Simply lets all share our Halloween projects: this could be a card, scrapbook page or even some of the "Trick or treat" goodies we will be sharing on the night and the DT have gone all "spooky" too . . .






We can't wait to see all your scary projects this week and the things that make yo go "bump in the night!"

Happy crafting,

The Fab'n'Funky DT

Wednesday, 13 October 2010

Challenge # 44 - "Yummy. yummy, yummy"

WOW what a huge number of entries for the theme you crafters chose for the Fab'n'Funky DT . . we think we should ask you more often for challenge themes ! There were so many digi images that it has made the DT WANT them all . . . you know what us crafters are like when we WANT or NEED something ?!?!?

Now the randomly chosen winner of last weeks challenge, chosen by Random.Org is number 133 which is . . .

Doreen from Doreens Dream

Many congrats from everyone on the DT and please email Elizabeth from Softpencil directly to claim your prize. It would help Elizabeth if you wrote "Fab'n'Funky Challenge Winner" in the subject line too.

Now this week we are very please to be sponsored by . . .

"Hi my name is Stitchy and I am Co-Owner of Stitchy Bear Stamps...we started this store April 1st, no fooling ha ha..I live in upstate New York with my husband and two TEENAGE adults ha ha, I do say that loosely as they think they run the show here, NOT...

I been creating stamps for a little less than a year now and I am totally addicted to the craft..I started about 4 years ago making digital scraps and I knew there was much more out there, so a friend of mine introduced me to digital stamps...and the rest they say is history...I look forward to seeing all the beautiful creations come through...good luck everyone..

and Stitchy is offering one lucky winner a FAB prize this week . Now to win this prize all you need to do is enter this weeks challenge which is called . . .

"yummy, yummy, yummy"

Now it's up to you how you interpretate the challenge but as long as we can recognise the theme, that's fine by us! You could make a harvest themed card, birthday card with yummy cakes or even a Christmas card with a huge figgy pudding (Christmas pud) on the front . . as always we can't wait to see what you do with the theme. As always the DT have been busy "cooking up a storm" of yumminess to share with you and here is their inspiration for this week challenge . .


Now we can't wait to see what yummy goodies you all come up with this week,

The Fab'n'Funky DT

Wednesday, 6 October 2010

Challenge #43 - "Use a digi image"

Many thanks to everyone who entered last week and many apologies for the missing "Inlinkz" bit for entering the challenge . . . promise to do much better this week !!!

Now the winner of last weeks challenge, chosen by Mrs Random.Org is . . .

Please email Lou to claim your digi image prizes from Doodle Dragon Studio and many congrats on winning this fab prize from all of the Fab'n'Funky DT.

Now as it's the start of a brand new month, this means that this weeks sponsor is . .

"Hello everyone! my name is Elizabeth Pujalka and I´m the illustrator and designer behind Softpencil - Digital Stamps, home of Michu and his lovely friends, where you can find cute illustrations for your crafting needs.

My illustrations are a homage to the Nature and their creatures, where a sweet child, a simple flower or a fragile animal become protagonists. I invite you to know my whimsical world plenty of gorgeous characters and to enjoy creating with them!"

Elizabeth is generously offering the winner a voucher to spend in her shop where you can choose some of the FAB digi images she has on offer . . lucky you . . but to win this prize you have to enter this weeks challenge. Now the theme this week was choosen by YOU following our recent poll and it's . . .

"use a digi image"

The DT have some gorgeous SoftPencil images to play with and this is what they have come up with for this weeks challenge . . .

Have a great week everyone and we can't wait to see what digi image inspires your creativity this week.

Happy crafting from everyone on the Fab'n'Funky DT