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Wednesday 29 June 2011

Challenge #79 - "Bermuda Triangle"

Many thanks, as always for joining in with us last week and we hope you had fun? There were oodles and oodles of fab eye candy out there and you guys and girls are definitely a talented bunch.

Now the winner of the gorgeous Sassy Cheryl images is number 68 . .

Well done and if you could email us your details we will let you know how to claim your prize. Please put Fab'n'Funky Challenge #78 winner in the subject line so we can identify you. Also, it you are waiting to hear about any prizes, please note that some kind person hacked into Lou's router and she is without internet at the moment. Fingers crossed things are being sorted as this post goes live.

Now onto this week . . . . . well as promised there are 3 prizes on offer because we have 3 new DT members and also 3 new GDT members. The GDT members are Debs, Dorte and Leesa. They will be joining in with our challenges in their feature months, so watch this space!

Now the 1st sponsor we have is . . .

The prize being kindly offered is:
1 stamp of the winners choice and a goodie bag (contents chosen by the store owner).

Our 2nd sponsor is . . .

The prize on offer is 4 stamps of your choice

and our 3rd sponsor is . . .
LOU who is offering the winner a selection of soft
bias ribbon and flowers. (Photo to follow)

This weeks we are going to give you a choice of themes . . . well why not, it all adds to the fun! You can either follow this weeks named theme or follow a sketch. So firstly, the "named theme" is:
"Bermuda triangle"

We would like to see you anything triangular on your project. This could be triangular corners, bunting designs, harlequin patterned papers . . . to name but a few ideas. However, you could follow this triangular themed sketch instead:

Here is how the DT have interpreted this weeks themes:

Emma (Using a Penny Black stamp from Funky kits)

Pami(Gojuss girl image)

Alexis (CC Designs image)

Using 'In The Garden' from Funky Kits


Cyndi using "Witchy Bella" from Funky Kits

Andrea (using a PB image)

Heidy is on holiday at the moment (lucky girl) and Lou and Ginny are having PC problems at the mo, so these DT members won't be joining in this week.

We can't wait to see what you do with the theme and look forward to visiting you all,

The Fab'n'Funky DT

Wednesday 22 June 2011

Challenge #78 - "Summer Loving . . . "

Have you noticed anything different this week? We've has a little summer clean up and this means that our badges have also changed too. Please grab the new badge from the side bar and we would be honoured if you would display it on your blog.
Well we definitely did challenge you last week with the templates theme but every now and then it is important to go outside your comfort zone, so well done to everyone who joined in with us last week. However there can only be one winner of the fab prize and that person is . . .

Many congratulations from everyone on the DT and please email us putting "Fab'n'Funky Challenge #77 winner" in the subject line and we will let you know how to claim your prize.

There is a slight change in prizes this week as there will only be one prize on offer but next week there will be THREE! However you are still in for a serious treat this week as we are sponsored by . . .

There are a fab selection of images in the shop and even pre-coloured ones for those quick cards we have to make. Well the DT were very lucky and had some images to play with and used them in this weeks theme . . .
"Summer Loving"

As always, please interpret the theme to suit your crafting project and we can't wait to see what you create. To start the "ball rolling" here is the DT's projects and don't forget to check out their blogs(links at the top of the challenge blog) to get the full details on how they made their projects:











Can't wait to see how you do your "Summer Loving" this week,

The Fab'n'Funky DT

Wednesday 15 June 2011

Challenge #77 - "tempting templates"

We need to begin this post by introducing you to our newest DT members but firstly we want to say a big thank you to everyone who applied. We were honoured by the number of entries and your kindness in allowing us to have a nose on your blogs. So please give a big, warm crafting welcome to

The girls will be joining in with us next week and to celebrate we will have 3 prizes to give away !!! More details in next weeks challenge post.

The GDT winners will be announced next week as we are still finalising all the details.

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Thank you for sharing all your "male" inspired projects with us last week. There definitely will be some very happy Dads out there when Father's Day arrives. The DT thoroughly enjoyed popping over and visiting you all.

Now the randomly chosen winner of the Karen's Doodles prize is number . . . 20 . . .

Many congratulations and please email us to find out how to claim your prize. Please remember to put "Fab'n'Funky Challenge #76 winner" in the subject line and also don't forget to claim your Challenge Winners badge from the sidebar.

OK this week we are definitely going to challenge you all. Over the years we have all bought them, tried them once for a special present and then put them away . . . but now is the time to dust them off and make something else with them. So what are we talking about you wonder? Simple . . . templates and therefore our challenge couldn't really be called anything else but . .

"tempting templates"

We can't wait to see what templates you use from shaped or numbered book templates, unusual opening cards, boxes, bags . . . the list is endless and we know you have them hidden away !!! The DT were helped this week with this challenge but our wonderful sponsor

I'm Adela and I live in sunny Southern California with my husband and our two teenage girls! Crafting has been a passion of mine since I was a little girl. I love to sew, crochet, knit, draw, paper craft, stamp... I love anything related to crafting! With encouragement from many people, my love of paper crafting in 3D has led me to open an online shop which allows me to share some of my template designs. I feel so blessed and
I truly believe that God has given everyone their own special talents
and it is our privilege to share it with others.

Adela from Creations by AR has even got a FREEBIE section, so why not pop over and use one of the fab free templates and then join in with us on this challenge. Well the DT have been busy and heres what they have made:


(using Tea Cottage)



(using House of Cards)

Ginny (Gift & Card Combo)

We can't wait to see what template you use for this weeks challenge,

The Fab'n'Funky DT

Wednesday 8 June 2011

Challenge #76 - "magnificent men!"

Firstly: many thanks to everyone who entered our DT and GDT call. We are in the process of making the decisions and will contact successful applicants ASAP. If you are not successful this time round, please do not be down heartened or feel that it is a reflection on your work, as this was definitely not the criteria we will use when making our decisions. We are a mixed ability DT here, with varied interests, skills, abilities and crafting "lurves" and hope to continue with this tradition going forward.

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WOW many thanks for all the entries into last weeks "What'eva" challengeand apologies if we did not comment but Mr Blogger was playing up a little last week and some of the DT were finding it extremely hard to get to your comment boxes to leave a comment. However there can be only 1 winner of the fab prize and Mrs Random. Org has chosen . . .  number 213 . . . who is . . .

Many congratulations from everyone on the DT and please contact us (details in side bar) and we will let you know how to claim your prize. Please also don't forget to grab the "Challenge Winners" badge which can be found in the side bar.

This week we are honoured to be sponsored by . . .

and the lucky randomly chosen winner will receive 3 digi images of their choice from the shop and there are oodles and oodles to chose from too . . . ! Some of the DT have has great fun playing with some Karen's Doodles digi images for this weeks challenge, which is . . .

"Magnifient Men"

We would like you to celebrate the males in your life and with Father's Day fast approaching what a great excuse to make that card or present. Alternatively, we know we have said men but you could celebrate the grandads, teens , boys or babies in your life as long as they are "male"!


(using "Born to Ride")

(using "Soccer boy")

(using "Bunny Boy")

(using "Soccer boy")

(using "Crafting Widower")

(using "Born to Ride")
Photo to follow shortly as Mr Blogger wouldn't let me upload my entry!

Well we can't wait to see how you celebrate the "men" in your life . . . hee, hee, hee . . . and look forward to catching up with you all this week.

The Fab'n'Funky DT

Wednesday 1 June 2011

Challenge #75 - What'eva & DT call

Many thanks everyone for joining in with last weeks challenge and there were indeed some cute and cuddly creations out there . . . lots of "aaaaahhhhhhhh" factor! However there can only be one winner and Mr. Random.Org has chosen . . . number . . . .10

Kathy from Cropnkathy

Congratulations to you and please contact us via email and we will let you know how to claim your prize. Please don't forget to snaffle the Challenge Winners badge too, which can now be found in the side bar. Now this week we are extremely proud to be sponsored again by

Robyn's Fetish Digital Stamps And More is proud to sponsor this challenge.
Robyn's Fetish Digital Stamps And More, a division of I Did It Creations, was created and is
is owned by Robyn Weinrib. Robyn offers a wonderful variety of digital stamps and digital papers, designed to meet the needs of all digital paper crafting addicts for every occasion.

Robyn's Fetish Digital Stamps And More is happy to offer the winner of this challenge 5 digital stamps or 4 digital stamps and 1 digital paper set of their choice.

NOW this week we have a "What'eva" challenge but there is a reason for that . . . we are having a "DT CALL" along side our normal weekly challenge. Unfortunately Linds left us (big sobs) to concentrate on other things and we now have a vacancy, or possible vacancies (!), within the team to fill.

So, what does this mean . . . .

  • once you have made your card, please link to it as normal on this post (Challenge Blog)
  • next, please go over to the DT CALL POST which can be found HERE and formally register your interest for the DT position.
  • All the details for the DT position can be found on that post too.
We also appreciate that applying for a DT position may not fit in with your life and work schedules, so we also want to offer GUEST DT positions to at least 3/4 people and if appeals to you, follow these instructions . .

  • once you have made your card, please link to it as normal on this post (Challenge Blog)
  • next, please go over to the GDT CALL POST which can be found HERE and formally register your interest for the GDT position.
  • All the details for the GDT position can be found on that post too.
However if you are not interested in either position, please do still play along with us as we would love to see what your "What'eva" project is and the Fab'n'Funky DT have been creating their "What'eva's" too . . .






Have a great week everyone,

The Fab'n'Funky DT