Monday 1 April 2013

Challenge #10 sponsored by Rick St Dennis

Thank you to all who entered last months challenge, here are our 2 winners (picked by

Winner of the Just Some Lines Digi stamps:
Winner of the Petal Lu Flowers:
Please contact us at so we can arrange to get your prizes to you

and now for our top 3

Please grab the top3 badge on the right to display on your blogs

On to this months challenge which is sponsored by Rick St Dennis

Designer of over 100 theatrical productions, Rick St Dennis (Donald McAfee) is also the author of 4 books on decorative painting and contributor to at least a dozen national magazines on crafts and art. He has taught design at the college level as well as seminars and classes across the USA and Canada. He is one of a handful of designers to have designed TWO productions of AIDA, Verdi's massive Egyptian opera spectacle. Currently living in the quiet beach communuity of Seal Beach, California he writes restaurant reviews and theatre reviews between assignments for web designs, logos and creating art for local shows. Rick has appeared on such TV shows as Home Matters with Susan Powell, Aileen's Crafts and others. He was Crafts editor for Country Folk Art Magazine and sells his artwork nationally through galleries and shows. Among numerous awards he won a presidential commendation in 1976 for his contributions to the bicentennial year including the design of the west coast premier of William Grant Still's opera BAYOU LEGEND. His drawings and paintings are in the collections of Diana Ross, Sandy Duncan, Sammy Davis Jr. and Jacqueline Onnasis amongst others.

The theme this month is Anything goes 

Here is some inspiration from the design team to get you going:


Rick St Dennis Image: Country Lane
Vintage Photo Distress Ink
Clarity Stamp Wrought Iron Corner
Black Card Stock
Spellbinders Imperial Gold Labels 4
Gold WOW embossing Powder

Geraldine M

Copics and Spectrum Noirs
Spellbinders die
Butterfly and flower punches
Papermania pink cardstock
Computer made sentiment
Pearls, gingham paper from stash


Craftwork Cards 8x8" Card blank
Image - 1906 Hat digi by Rick StDennis
Design Papers - DCWV self adhesive material
Spellbinders label
Stampers Anonymous sentiment
Prima flowers
Haberdashery trimmings
Distress Stickles



Rick St Dennis Image - Isabella Easter Egg Hunt
Promarker pens
Ranger distress inks
Prima Botanical Collection papers
Doilies, flowers, pearls & ribbon from stash



  1. Wow, thank you so much for picking my card as one of your Top 3. I am so delighted. Many congratulations to all of the winners.

  2. Huge congrats to all of the winners.. smiles.

    Thank you so very much...

    Great cards from the DT as always.. wonderful inspiration!


  3. Fabulous creations by the design team.

    Linda xxx

  4. I love the DT cards - thank you so much for posting this challenge.

    Hugs Sue Pxxx

  5. Wonderful DT inspiration. thanks for the 'anything goes' challenge xx

  6. Hello, Beautiful creations from the Design Team. Lisa :)

  7. Stunning creations from you all.Another fab challenge.Hugs Debbie x

  8. Great DT inspiration and thank you for the challenge hugs Karen x

  9. Beautiful work by the DT with Rick's fabulous images. Thanks for an easy challenge this month. LOL xxD

  10. Great samples by your design team!

    Gotta love "Anything Goes" challenges. Especially for my project! ;D

  11. Thanks for your wonderful DT projects using my images-great work

  12. Thanks for hosting your great Anything Goes challenge this week! Love what the designers have created - each so different from the other and all very inspirational! hugs, de

  13. Thanks for letting me take part in your challenge, awesome cards by everyone!


  14. Brilliant blog and the Design Teams creations are beautiful and so inspirational..... sure am glad I found you :)
    Nikki x