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Wednesday 24 February 2010

Challenge #12 - "Colour combo"

Yet another week has flown past and we are already on to week #12 of "Fab 'n' Funky" challenges ! WOW ! Before we know it, Easter will be here and we can have another excuse to scoff chocolate! Hee, hee, hee.

Many thanks for all the fab entries to last weeks challenge . . . you are very talented crafters indeed and many thanks from all the "Fab 'n' Funky" DT for sharing your gorgeous projects with us. Now the lucky winner of the stamp set from Little Claire (chosen by is . . .

Many congratulations Jodi - please email Lou who will get your stamp set out to you asap. Please put "Fab 'n' Funky" challenge winner in the subject line.

"Fab 'n' Funky" challenges are really lucky as another great digi artist has agreed to sponsor our challenge blog on a regular basis and that is the talented

Thanks Dustin for your generosity. Now the lucky, randomly chosen winner of this weeks challenge will receive a fab digi image of their choice from Doodle Dragon Studios . . jealous already!

This weeks challenge is a colour combo challenge. We'd like you to use the colours "Black & White" on your project. {You may use colour ONLY on your image...if you use one! } This is a great challenge for getting our those long, neglected background stamps ! ! ! You know what we mean . . . lol.

To start the "inspiration fest", here is what the DT have made . . .





Have a great week everyone and we can't wait to pop over to your blogs to see your crafty makes.

The "Fab 'n' Funky" DT

Wednesday 17 February 2010

Challenge #11 - "It's childish" !

We hope everyone had a great Valentine's Day and were spoilt by their love ones and also in turn spoilt the love(s) of their life. The DT had great fun visiting all your blogs to have a good nose at your fab makes for last weeks challenge.

As always Mrs Random.Org has chosen the winner of the Fresh Brewed Designs digi images and that person is . . .
Debs of Freckle Face

Please could you email Heather of Fresh Brewed Designs ensuring that you add "Fab 'n' Funky" challenge winner in the subject line to claim your $10 gift certificate.

Now onto this week challenge which is sponsored by

Little Claire Designs

who is giving away a georgeous set of rubber stamps to the randomly chosen winner of this weeks challenge . . . the lucky winner will receive the "Dolly Mixtures" set as shown above . . you lucky devils ! Now to win these georgeous stamps, just make a card, 3D project, scrap page etc utilising this weeks theme which is . . .

"It's Childish"

Some of the DT have used the theme to celebrate the safe arrival of Jilly, Ginny & Andrea's grandchildren into their families and one DT member is waiting anxiously to become a grandparent for the first time . . . how exciting. Now you can make a baby card &/or| project or alternatively a child themed card/project . . . the choice is yours ! You interpretate the challenge that suits you!

To kick you off, here are the DT's fab 'n' funky projects . . .






We can't wait to see what you all make using this weeks theme. Have a great week everyone,

The "Fab 'n' Funky" DT

Wednesday 10 February 2010

Challenge #10 - "Shabby Chic"

We on the "Fab 'n' Funky" DT would like to wish each and everyone an EARLY "Happy Valentine's Day". We hope you day will be filled with love, laughter and of a wee bit of crafting !

We know that we must sound like a broken record by thanking you all each week but it is sincerely meant and felt, so again, "Thank You" for playing along with us again last week. Now Mrs Random.Org has been busy and has chosen this weeks lucky winner . . .

Pinky from Pinky's World

Well done and if you could email Elizabeth at "Soft Pencil" to claim your prize. Please ensure that you put "Fab 'n' Funky" challenge winner in the subject line.

Now this weeks challenge for you to interpretate as you wish is . . .

"Shabby Chic"

"Fab 'n' Funky" challenges are lucky to be sponsored by the lovely Heather from Fresh Brewed Designs . . .

and the lucky randomly chosen winner will receive a fab prize . . .

to spend on any digi images of their choice . . . how great is that?

Here is a little message from Heather to you all . . .

Hi. I am Heather Dennis. I am a homeschooling mother of 2 wonderful children, the wife of 12 years to the love of my life, a Christian and the owner of Fresh Brewed Designs. All the images in my shop are hand drawn. I offer a wide range of images from coffee, cute and inspirational. I have loved to draw and create ever since I was a child. My daughter has inherited my love of art and recently inspired me to start creating again and I have not been able to stop! God has been so good to me and opened my eyes to see the beauty in so many things that I uset to take for granted. I find myself designing almost every day and am always eager to share it with you all. I love to create custom drawn images, so if you are looking for anything in particular, please feel free to drop me an email.
Thank you "Fab'n'Funky" for allowing me to sponsor your wonderful challenge blog. Yo are a wonderful and inspirational group of ladies.

Heather kindly gave each DT member a digi image to play with and this is what the DT made incorporating this weeks theme of "Shabby Chic" . . .




Please check each DT blog to see what image they have used and how they created their "Shabby Chic" gorgeousness.

Happy crafting everyone,

"Fab 'n' Funky" DT

Wednesday 3 February 2010

Challenge #9 - "Emboss it " !

WOW . . . it's February already . . . weeks are literally flying past and Father Time should now slow down a little so that we can have the time to enjoy all the good things around us ! Mini philosophical quote over . . . promise !

Welcome to another week at "Fab 'n' Funky" challenges and all the DT would like to say thank you for your continued support and participation in our weekly challenges . . . you're all stars and again, some seriously yummy eye candy projects out there this week. We'd like to also say thank you to Tracy and her DT from The Stamping Boutique for joining us last week too. So without further ado, the randomly chosen winner for last weeks challenge is . . .

Please could you email Tracy at The Stamping Boutique to claim your prize of 5 digi images of your choice. Please remember to put "Fab 'n' FUnky" Challenge winner in the subject line.

Now this week we have been very fortunate to have a wonderful new sponsor who will be sponsoring the "Fab 'n' Funky" challenge every month, so please extend a warm welcome to our new monthly sponsor . . .

Here is a little bit about "Soft Pencil"
"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!"

Being a somewhat democratic bunch on the "Fab 'n' Funky" DT, we vote monthly for the themes we would love to use for the forth coming months challenges and we have decided that this weeks challenge is . .

"to use some form of embossing"

Now this could be an embossing folder through a diecut/embossing machine, embossed design using a lightbox, embossing corner punches, texture plates or emboss a stamped image . . . this is just a small selection of what you could incorporate on your project. To get the "ball rolling", here is the DT's take on this weeks theme. Go visit their blogs to get the full deets on how they made their project this week . . .







We also have been joined this week by the Softpencil DT members and here are their yummy cards. If you "click" their names, you will be taken to their blogs where all the details for their cards can be found:

Now we can't wait to see how you interpreted this weeks challenge. Have a great week everyone,

The "Fab 'n' Funky"