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Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Challenge #141: "use Die Cuts or Punches"

Hi everyone, welcome to a new challenge. Thank you so much again for your gorgeous entries we had the last two weeks. We loved to see all your gorgeous Halloween projects!

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Now we want to announce our winners...
Winner of the fab prize kindly offered by Noor! Design UK is....

That's you Hazel!! Congratulations!
Please write me, Karina, to claim your prize, my email adress is on the sidebar.

You have to contact me within 7 days!!

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Spotlight entry of our 'HALLOWEEN' challenge and winner of a GDT spot for next challenge is:
Louise Hodge


  such a gorgeous project... wow!! Visit her blog to take a closer look and leave her some love!!
Louise, please contact me to get the infos to your guest design spot. You find my e-mail addy in the sidebar. And grab your 'Spotlight' blinkie from the sidebar or the HTML code from the tab 'Get your Blinkie Code' and show it with proud on your blog.

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Now onto the top 3, in no particular order:

take a look at her blog to see all the other gorgeous Halloween projects she has done and what a fab spooky garden she haves.

Ann Marie

Gorgeous creations, ladies... congratulations! Grab your 'Top 3' blinkie from the sidebar or the HTML code from the tab 'Get your Blinkie Code' and show it with proud on your blogs.

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So onto our new challenge... this fortnight we have following theme for you;


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We are are honoured to be sponsored, unfortunately for a last time, by 


If the words vintage and shabby chic makes your heart beat faster, you will find your haven at Live & Love Crafts!
Live & Love Crafts is a UK based online store that ships WORLDWIDE. The store is owned and operated by Sandra Mathis, a crafter who is as passionate about the vintage style as she is about customer service and providing a good shopping experience. Live & Love Crafts prides itself on having a website that is easy to navigate with excellent product images. Orders are dispatched fast; usually on the same day received.
Live & Love Crafts stocks a wide range of products from well-loved vintage brands such as Maja Design, Pion Design, Magnolia, Wild Orchid Crafts, Kort & Godt, Prima, Melissa Frances, Maya Road, and the Tim Holtz/Ranger product lines.
The store has a vast selection of laces, ribbons and trims, an assortment of over 200 charms and metal decorations, as well as many other unique embellishments that you can't find elsewhere. To help you save on costs, the charms/metal decos can be purchased singularly and all trims and ribbons are sold by the yard/meter. If you’re looking for products that will inspire and a one stop paper & embellishment shop, look no further than Live & Love Crafts!

Maja Design 15-50% off
Pion Design 15-60% off
Melissa Frances  20-50% off
Prima  25-50% off
Metal Charms  50% off
with this great prize 

Thank you so much, Sandy, for all the challenges you've sponsored us!!! This was always so much aprecchiated and we wish you all the best on your new path!

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We are honoured to be joined by our Guest Designer from last challenge; Vannessa Hasty!! Great to have you with us this round with this gorgeous creation! Please visit her blog where you can see more detailed photos of her project and leave her some love.

Vannessa Hasty

 And more gorgeousness from the Deep Ocean Design Team...


  1. Thank you for naming my Halloween tag as one of your Top 3; I am so honored and am especially tickled by the shout out for my spooky garden! Congratulations to Hazel, Louise, Ann Marie and Donna!

  2. Wow! Thank you so much for the win and congrats to the got and top 3! I will email you ASAP! Thanks for another great challenge and stunning DThe inspiration..hugs Hazel x

  3. Thank you so much for choosing my creation for the spotlight entry and GDT spot. Congratulations to the top 3 :)

  4. Gorgeoussssss DT Inspiration this challenge!! Thank you also for selecting my card as one of your Top 3! You made my day! xxx Ann Marie

  5. Ooops! I forgot to amend the name I wanted to appear on entry It should be karenlotty Great challenge blog I will try and visit more often

  6. Congrats to the winner and Top 3 too!
    Thank you for the challenge and wonderful DT inspirations x

  7. Thanks so much for choosing me among the Top 3 and congrats to the other winners. I'm thrilled! xxD

  8. What a challenge! Absolutely fabulous inspiring creations by the DT! Love all the Die Cuts!

  9. A great challenge, thank you and fabulous inspiration from the design team.
    Janice x

  10. Beautiful creation from DT.


  11. I enjoy playing along on your challenges!! The Design Team has such lovely makes! Thank you so much. Hugs :-) See you next challenge!!!



  12. Beautiful cards DT.
    Thanks for the Challenge.
    Hazel congrats.
    Greetings from Holland, Crealientje.