Hi, papercraft friends,
Welcome to our November challenge.
It’s getting closer to Christmas. Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? If you have, you’re doing way better than I am. If you haven’t, hopefully, this challenge will help you create at least one gift for someone special in your life. But I’ll tell you more about the challenge theme shortly.
October Challenge Winners
We had an awesome 41 entries for our last challenge! The fantastic thing is, 35 of those entries ALL followed the challenge theme. I love that!
Thank you all so much for playing along with us. Let’s see how you go with this challenge theme. I think it will definitely challenge you as I know it did with some of the DT ladies 🙂
Our DT member, Lesli, has had the privilege of picking out our winners this month & she has also taken the time to give you all a little feedback with why she chose the winners.
Remember, if your name isn’t mentioned this time around, don’t be disheartened as we’d love to see you giving it another go this month.
As mentioned, the winners this month have been chosen by Lesli Giertuga & this is her message to all the participants.
First congratulations to all of you who played along with us this month! You are all winners for creating and sharing your creativity! Please keep coming and playing along with us – we truly love to read your posts and see what we inspire! Lesli.
Congratulations to Henriette @ Henriette Van Mierlo (#18)
You have been randomly selected to receive the October Challenge prize. Please email me (address on rules page) with your postal address by the 15th of November 2019 to claim your prize.
Congratulations to Adriana @ Scrapbooking Engineering (#11)
You are our Ultimate Designer Winner for the October Tag You’re It! challenge.
Lesli’s message to you Adriana: WOW, what a great album – It is monochromatic that includes several wood papers, which are offset by light vellum die cuts. This little album has it all!! There is stamping, inks, ink splatter, dies cuts, inking, crystal drops, full pages, half pages, pocket pages, shakers and that just off the top of my head. This book with the tone on tone has a lot of detail and is a show stopper!! She has included 2 stamped tags in her album. If you haven’t tried making a mini album – this entry will inspire you to try!
Top 5 Winners
Nominated for the Top 5 Winners in order of placement are:
1st – Congratulations to Chris (#14) @ Here’s One I Made Earlier
Lesli’s message to you Chris: Chris is a Crafter after my own heart. She dug battered corrugated stars from her drawer, added snow text paste, layers of die cuts, scraps of ribbon & the odd brad, as it is described from the blog. These tags are so cute & layered together with balance & a great colour scheme. The paste on the corrugated stars is on point and makes the tag POP! So before you toss all those odds & ends – create!!
2nd – Congratulations to Henriette (#18) @ Henriett Van Mierlo
Lesli’s message to you Henriette: Henriette created a tag pair that are stunning. There are multiple layers on the tag to create interest and the coordinating papers have the richest colours. She has fussy cut some elements to finish the tags detail. Great work!
3rd – Congratulations to Gail (#34) @ Crafty Nomad
Lesli’s message to you Gail: I was drawn to this tag because it has in interactive bat you can open to see the sentiment Boo. The base of the tag has stenciled bats as well. With Halloween around the corner – this is a great addition to the Pillow Box it was attached to – I am sure it’s for holding Halloween treats! Yum! Sometimes simple and interactive are amazing!
4th – Congratulations to Teresa (#25) @ Red Obsession Cards
Lesli’s message to you Teresa: Teresa created a super cute card that many of us would love. She printed out a digital stamp and coloured it up. Layered it on a tag & added a bow & brad. Her image is of a woman beside a coffee mug as large as her wearing bunny slippers. The saying – coffee saves lives, ask my kids. Thanks for sharing, this was too cute.
5th – Congratulations to Pillan (#2) @ Pill’s Card & Toys
Lesli’s message to you Pillan: Pillan cut a tag with cross-stitching from a die. She die-cut a sentiment, and foliage which she coloured. She added rhinestones and roses. There is a photo where she staples it to a gift bag. Simply attached but looked so great!! Thanks for sharing!
Thank you all SO much for your entries. All winners, please email me (address on rules page) to claim your prize &/or blog badges. Thank you 🙂
I would like to say for those who didn’t get a spot, please be sure to keep trying. Your project could win the challenge this month! Don’t forget to try your hand at the new challenge theme.
Let’s see how many of you can create something using the challenge theme this month 🙂
PAPERCRAFT BUSINESS CHALLENGE #24 – November
Our November challenge theme is: To Give as a Gift (Not just a card).
Create your challenge entry project using the theme & you will be in the draw to win the prize! PLUS you could also become our Ultimate Designer for the month or one of our Top 5!
Optional: Anything Goes
You can create a project that doesn’t include the challenge theme & you will have the opportunity to be chosen as one of our Top 5. But if you want to be in the running for the prize or our Ultimate Designer position, you will need to follow the challenge theme.
Everyone is welcome to play along 🙂
The winning prize: Magnolia – Edwin with Sack stamp.
Our Design Team Challenge Projects
Our design team ladies have created some awesome projects to inspire & help get you started with the challenge theme this month.
Please don’t forget to honour their work by visiting their blogs & leaving them some comment love. They would love to hear from you with what you think of their projects & I know they would really appreciate your kindness.
Anna Celdran-Mahtani – https://craftyannastudio.wordpress.com
Jill Pehle-Killeen – https://thekhsbloghome.wpcomstaging.com
Erika Breslin – http://californialucky.blogspot.com
Jennifer Kotas – https://whostolemyglitter.wordpress.com
Lisa Walsh – www.papercraftbusiness.com
Thank you to my DT ladies. You have all done an outstanding job with your projects! All of your styles, techniques & designs are very inspiring & you should be very proud 🙂
Now it’s your turn. What are you going to share with us so that you have the chance of winning the prize? Remember, if you would like a chance at winning the prize, you need to create a project using this month’s challenge theme:
To Give as a Gift (Not Just a Card).
Please be sure to check out our challenge rules & guidelines to ensure you have the best chance possible to win. Remember, you can only submit up to 3 projects otherwise you won’t win the prize!
Have you got your Challenge Planner yet?
It’s an easy way to organize online papercraft challenges.
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Good luck, thank you for stopping by & happy papercrafting 🙂
We can’t wait to see your creativity.
P.S We are always on the look out for new Design Team members to join us, so if you would like to join our team please check out the DT Call so that you can apply.