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Wednesday 31 August 2011

Challenges #88 - "Go mad with embossing"

Lots of announcements this week so please do take a seat . . . !

Firstly we must say a goodbye to Pam who leaves the DT this week and we wish her all the very best in her future crafting endeavours. We will miss her projects greatly.

Secondly, we have to say goodbye to our fab and talented GDT for August, Leesa. It has been a real pleasure to have you join in with us this month and we look forward to working with you again in the very near future. Please put your hands together and give Leesa a huge applause for all her hard work this month.

Thirdly, we have a new GDT for September and that is Debs, so hands together everyone to give her a warm welcome to Fab'n'Funky Challenges.

Fourthly . . . we have a slight change to the Fab'n'Funky format !!! Yep, after much debate we are now going to pick our Top 3 from the previous weeks entrants and there is a new badge in the side bar waiting for the lucky winners. Each week a member of the Fab'n'Funky DT will host a challenge and they in turn will pick the winners from their hosted challenge. The Top 3 will be announced with the following weeks new challenge. We will still use Random.Org to pick the winner of the Challenge prize (offered by our generous sponsors) so that everyone gets the chance to win any goodies on offer.

Finally . . . we need to use Random.Org to pick last weeks challenge winner and the lucky person is . . .

Many congrats from everyone on the DT and if you could email us, we will let you know how to claim your prize.

Now this week we have 2 sponsors and therefore 2 great prizes . . .

who are offering the winner the fab "Wonderland CD"


who are giving away a set of 12 Aquamarkers

Now to be in with this prize all you have to do is follow this weeks theme which is . ..

"Go MAD with embossing!"

ow this could be using your embossing folders or even stamp and emboss using all those fab embossing powders out there . . as always, the choice is yours! Here is what the DT have made to start the ball rolling:

Debs (GDT for September)



Have a great week everyone,

The Fab'n'Funky DT

Wednesday 24 August 2011

Challenge #87 - "Mono Madness"

Many thanks for all the great entries for last week theme and there were all "sew-tastic" !!! However there can only be one winner and Mr Random. Org has chosen . . .

Many congratulations from everyone at Fab'n'Funky and if you could email us, we will let you know how to claim your prize. Don't forget to also grab your Challenge Winners Badge from the side bar too.

We are again privileged to be sponsored by Tracey from . . .

and to win a fab prize from The Stamping Boutique, all you need to do is join in with this weeks challenge . . .which is called . . .

"Mono Madness"

A posh name really for us all to make a card and/or project that is monochromatic in colour and here is some photo inspiration to get you started . . .

Here is what the DT came up with for this weeks challenge:

Leesa (August GDT)






Now let's see what "mono madness" you get into when making this weeks project!

The Fab'n'Funky DT

Wednesday 17 August 2011

Challenge #86 - "A stitch in time"

Many thanks to you all for joining in with us all last week and as always it was a treat to visit you all and see your fab projects. However, there can only be one winner and Mr.Ranom.Org has chosen number 3 . . .

Georgina from Kaardvark

Many congratulations from everyone at Fab'n'Funky Chaleenges and if you could email us, we will get your prize over to you. Don't forget to grab the Challenge winners badge too.

This week are very lucky to be again sponsored by . . . .

and the winner will receive a great prize . . . wait and see. Now this weeks theme is called

"A stitch in time"

Now you can do a multi-tude of things with this theme; add faux or real stitiching to your project or alternatively make a stitching/sewing themed card or project . . . the choice is yours. The DT have come with the following ideas to inspire you:

Leesa (August GDT) (using real stitching)

Lou (using sponsor image: Material Girl)

Pami (faux stitching using sponsor image: Big Day)

Emma (Real stitching and a Pink Petticoat image)

Heidy (faux stitching using sponsor image: Sweet Treats)

Alexis (using sponsor image: Material Girl)

Karen (using real hand stitching)

Ginny (using stitched ribbon)

We can't wait what "stitched you up" this week (lol),

The Fab'n'Funky DT

Wednesday 10 August 2011

Challenge #85 - It's Christmas!

What a great response to last weeks "Friendship" challenge. It was very heart warming popping over and seeing all your entries however there can only be one winner . . . and that is number 63 . . 

Grannys Cards

Many congrats from everyone on the DT and please email us and we will let you know how to claim your prize. Also, don't forget to claim your challenge winners badge in the side bar.

Now, we were very naughty and forgot to give a big fan fare to our GDT for August, Leesa (The Navy Wife) last week, so better late than never, please welcome Leesa to the fold.

This week we are very lucky to be sponsored by

and the lucky winner will receive some fab digi images as their prize. Do pop over to the shop as there are some great pre-coloured images to buy which definitely helps if you are short of time!!

Now this week, we have decided that we ought to get organised for the busy up and coming festive season . . . yep, you guessed it, this weeks challenge is called . . .

"It's Christmas"

So get out all your Christmas papers, embellishments, stamps, digi images, ribbons etc and make a start on your Christmas cards . . . you know that us crafters never have enough time at Christmas to get everything done! Here's what the DT came up with and some of the DT have used some of our sponsors Christmas images in their projects . .

Leesa (GDT August)








We can't wait to see what inspires you this Christmas,

The Fab'n'Funky DT

Wednesday 3 August 2011

Challenge #84 - "Friendship"

Well it was great to see all the "Clashing Colors" entries last week and we are glad our challenge was attempted by many! It was encouraging and delightful that all of the entries this week were clashing but beautiful. It is always amazing to see the different ways that the challenge gets interpreted.

We do have a winner from last weeks challenge, and that is :

Tindaloo from Tindaloo in Cyberspace!

Congratulations to you and if you could email us putting Challenge #83 winner in the subject line, that would be a great help. The winners badge can also be found in the side bar, so please grab it and display it with pride.
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 owned by Robyn Weinrib. Robyn offers a won derful 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.

This week we are challenging all you crafters to create a project about


Now this shouldn't be too much of a stretch considering we all have special people in our lives that could use a special surprise. So get crafty and create something for a friend. We can't wait to see what you come up with . (**Please review the sidebar rules - not that there are many, but we have had a few unqualified creations lately - and we wouldn't want anyone to miss out on the fabulous weekly prize draw!!**)

Here is how the design ladies intrepreted the : Friendship Theme

Proudly introducing our **FIRST** GUEST DESIGNER :






We look forward to seeing all your wonderful creations!
Love the DT