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Wednesday 27 March 2013

Challenge #164- Boxed In

Happy Wednesday everyone!

Ciska here, it's time for another challenge here at Fab 'n Funky but before we get to that I want to thank you all for playing along with our last challenge themed "Pink, Green & Brown'. There were some wonderful creations, please check to see whether your project was included in our top 3 or won the challenge prize!

This week, I'm challenging you all to "Create a Box", something a little different but still lots of different ways you can interpret this challenge. Our sponsor this week is Stamp Fairy

Offering our winner a $10 voucher to spend in their shop

Two  members from Stampfairy's own DT have joined in with our challenge and they have made the most gorgeous boxes for your inspiration

Using Mimi Easter
front view
back view

Using Lenny Pirate
front view

side view

So let's see what my wonderful teamies have come up with!


(50th Anniversary card)


Using Sponsor image Freebie Bunny 4

Using "Freebie Bunny 2" from Stamp Fairy

(Using Santa World 1 from Stamp Fairy)


Excellent boxes, such variety! 
Here's my box, this is my first milk carton box, it was so easy to make and I really love the shape. 

So now it's your turn, share your lovely box projects with us :)

Tuesday 26 March 2013

Challenge #163 Colour Combo - Winner and Top 3

Good Evening

Pat here with our winners post.  Well we had some lovely creations for my colour combo challenge of Pink, Green and Brown, so many different shades of all these colours, the Design Team had a ball visiting your blogs, thank you all so much for entering I am so sorry we can only give out one prize.

The winner chosen by random org is:

41 - Norma Smith

My choice of Top 3 was a much harder task but eventually I decided on the following, in no particular order:

7 - Shirley

29 - Anne Marie

38 - Karen O

Well done please take your Top 3 badge from the sidebar

Hope to see you in the morning when we will have a brand new challenge for you.

Pat and the Fab'n'Funky Design Team

Wednesday 20 March 2013

Challenge #163 - Colour combo

Good Morning Everyone,

Pat here, welcoming you to another challenge at Fab'n'Funky, but before I tell you about this week's challenge we as a team would like to thank you for all the wonderful entries into last week's challenge, please scroll down to the next post to find our winners and Top 3.

On to our new challenge now and this week I have chosen a colour challenge for you:

(projects to be made using these three main colours, except hair and skin on images)

This week we have the amazing Mayzyart who is offering the winner a prize of 5 digi stamps from her great collection

The Design Team were so lucky to be able to choose images to use on their projects and you can see these below for some great inspiration

(Using Prom Zilpha)

using MazyArt-Snail Mail

(using Loti)

Using Swoopy Melva

(using Hello Little Friend)

Pat K
(using MacKenzie)

(using Frog Princess)

(using shopaholic)

We hope you will be able to join us this week with your colour combo projects and  we look forward to visiting your blogs.

Pat and the Fab'n'Funky Design Team.

Winners and top 3 # 162

Thank you so much to everyone who entered into last weeks challenge, we had 205 entrants!!!!!  But unfortunately there can only be one two winners and they are:

For the Stampart by Katheryne prize

Chosen by

# 17 Mags

And for the Digi Darla prize

Chosen by

# 148  Bonnie G

Congratulations please email Judith to claim your prizes

And now for my top 3, oh there are so many to choose from, you are all winners really, but I have to choose 3 and only 3.....

# 88 Mian Hahne
# 141 Karen O
# 190 J Atterbury Creations

Congratulations, please grab your badge from the sidebar and wear it with pride!!

Don't forget to come back later to see what this week's challenge is

Hugs Vicky and the Fab'n'Funky DT xx

Thursday 14 March 2013


Good Morning all

****amended to add - our DT call has now closed early - due to the great response we received******


If you are looking for this weeks challenge it is here

We have decided to do a separate post for our DT call for Fab'n'Funky Challenges as things often get a little confusing when all the information is crammed in with the weekly challenge post 

So here goes!

We are looking for two new members for our friendly DT at Fab'n'Funky Challenges. Previous DT experience is not necessary so please don't feel that you cannot apply if you have never worked on a DT before - we all started off that way and its a great way to join in, make new friends and visit all the wonderful blogs out there.

We post a new challenge every Wednesday morning and you will be required to post your completed project by the previous Tuesday night (at the latest). We also have a rota to host and post the weekly challenge on the challenge blog - so you would get to host your own challenge around once every 3 months. We are a popular challenge blog and have been generously sponsored by some fabulous companies whose images we get to work with.

We work on a two team rota so you need only post once every two weeks if you want to - though most of our DT post in every challenge - its just nice to know that there's no pressure to come up with a project every week

The other role to undertake in working on our DT is to visit the blogs of the entrants to the weekly challenges.  We do this on a rota system and you would be allocated a number of blogs to visit and comment on the entry, this is an important part of the role as all bloggers love to have visitors and comments on their creations!

If you are interested in joining our friendly team here at "Fab'n'Funky"
please contact me via email at

giving  the following information 

  • Your name 
  • A link to your blog
  • Details of any DT work you have done before (if any) and a little about yourself
  • Why you would like to be part of the DT at Fab'n'Funky Challenges

If you have any questions just ask away, I will endeavour to answer your questions ASAP. Please can  you put "Fab'n'Funky" DT position in the subject line.  All emails will be acknowledged (don't forget to check your spam folder!)

The call will run until 31st March and new DT members will be notified the first week in April

In the meantime if anyone is interested in a GDT position on our team please leave a comment in the comments box below and I'll contact you with the details


Co-ordinator Fab'n'Funky Challenges 

Wednesday 13 March 2013

Challenge #162- Add a Sentiment

Find details of our current DT call here

Hello all you Fab 'n' Funky fans, what a super lot of entrants we had last week and all of them gorgeous!!!!  It's Vicky here today with a new challenge, and this week all I want you to do is

Add a Sentiment

What an easy one - I think we are going soft on you!!!   We have two fantastic sponsors this week

StampArt Design by Kathryne
Who is kindly offering 5 digis to one lucky winner

Who are also offering 5 digis to one luck winner

The DT had a few images to play with and this is what we came up with!!!

Using Full Bloom by StampArt Designs by Kathryne

using Butterfly Wonder

using Brittneys Balloons

Using Happy Spring Bear

Using Hooded Raincoat Kitty

Hooded Raincoat Kitty)

We cant wait to see your fab creations this week!
hugs Vicky and the Fab'n'Funky DT girls 

Winner of our Cute and Cuddly challenge at Fab'n'Funky Challenges

Good morning all

WOW a fabulous turnout for my Cute and cuddly Challenge last week

Thank you to everyone who joined in, there were some brilliant creations and it really was so hard  to select a Winner and Top 3!

 So after much deliberation, 
my Winner of the Stampart Design by Kathryne 
Special first prize is

No: 85

Three Trees
With this gorgeous card:

Now onto my random drawn prize winner 

with this cute and cuddly cutey!

Congratulations to both of our prize winners, please email me (Judith) at the address in the sidebar and don't forget to collect your winners badge from the side bar!

and finally my Top 3 - in no particular ordr

No: 108 
KKD Happy Little Bunny (3)

No: 99



Well done to you all!  Please collect your Top 3 badge from the sidebar to post on your blogs.

Thanks again to everyone who entered.  Don't forget there will be another brand new challenge starting at 9am this morning 
-come back and see what Vicky has in store for you this week! 

Judith and the Fab'n'Funky Design Team xx 

Wednesday 6 March 2013

Challenge #161 - Cute and Cuddly

Good morning all

Its Judith here bringing a new Fab'n'Funky challenge for this week.   We'd like to thank everyone who joined us last week for our 'Pastel Colours' challenge  - lots lovely entries and if you scroll down to the next post you will see our Winner and Top 3.

Now back to this week's challenge which is:

'Cute and Cuddly'

All we want you to do for this Challenge is to make your projects super cute and cuddly - the interpretation is up to you.

Our sponsors this week are the wonderful Bugaboo who are offering a great prize of seven digis of the winners choice - what a great prize!


Our special first prize sponsor
StampArt Design by Kathryne

Kathy is offering the lucky winner 5 digis of their choice from her shop at Whimsy stamps

Now on to the gorgeous cards from our DT who were given a Bugaboo Image to play with, hopefully to give you inspiration:

Here's my card

(Using Happy Little Bunny by Stampart design)

(Using Happy Spring by Stampart design)

And now for our cards using images 
from Bugaboo Digi Stamps
(Using Sock Monkey Boy)

(Using Girl Turtle)

(using boo peeker)

(using ITCHY sit)

(Using Teddy Rose Hat)

(using Ava and Deacon love)

(using Theodore Easter)

(using Ava Mermaid)

(using Occupation Bear Fireman)

I think you'll agree that the girls have excelled themselves this week with these wonderful cards 
- but how could we go wrong with these fab digis to play with!

We can't wait to see your Cute and Cuddly creations
 - remember it doesn't have to be a card 
home made teddies, knitting and fluffy chicks are very welcome!!

Hugs Judith and the Fab'n'Funky challenges girls xx