Monday, 1 July 2013

Challenge 13 sponsored by Lacy Sunshine Stamps

Welcome to July and a new challenge, but first the winner from last month:

Chosen by the winner of Gina's Designs chipboard shapes is:

Please send an email to craftybn @ (without the spaces) to claim your prize within the next 14 days.

and our top 3 are

Well done girls, please feel free to grab our top 3 badge down below on the right

Now on to this month's challenge which is kindly sponsored by the very talented Heather at Lacy Sunshine Stamps

Lacy Sunshine  offers  beautiful original and imaginative  digital stamps  for all your papercrafting needs.  All images from Lacy Sunshine are  hand  drawn and designed by  myself, Heather Valentin, a professional artist, muralist and  illustrator  and my dad, professional artist, G.P.

"I am one  who loves creating timeless pieces from my heart and  soul, creating an extraordinary world filled with magic and whimsical friends.... one drawing at a time.  Come  journey with me now into my  world of pur imagination". 

Thank you for taking the time to visit. Enjoy your stay!

Heather is offering a whopping $20 gift certificate as a prize

The theme this month is 

Metal Magic 

just add something metal (or something that appears to be metal) to your card

Here is some inspiration from our talented design team:  


Card Supplies:
8x8" Craftwork card card blank
Design Papers - Basic Grey, Origins collection
WRMK eyelets


Card Supplies:
White linen and green card from the Papermill Direct
various dies - XCut, Marrianne, Spellbinders
Embossing folder free with magazine
 Eyelets and charm from stash

Geraldine M

Spectrum Noirs, Copics
Papers: docrafts Vintage Notes
Kraft card
Sentiment: LOTV
Fish Charm, ribbon - The Ribbon Girl
Die Cuts: Marianne Designs, Sizzix Framelits, Spellbinders scalloped circles


Promarker pens, Distress inks
Wild Rose studio papers
Stampin Up card
Spellbinder Die decorative label 22
woodware daisy punch
Papermainia brads, charm & flower candi from stash
Creative expression bakers twine


Image: Lizabeth- Wild Daisies Digi Set
Paper and flowers from stash
Rainbow Mirror card
Spellbinders and Nellie Snellen dies


Image: Emily Spring Blossom Flowers Digi Set
Papermania card and brad, 
Papermania and Sweet memories paper, 
Anita's outline stickers, ribbon and candi from stash

Finally we would like to say congratulations and a warm welcome to

Joan Macdonald
Kelly Ledder
 Marlene Atkinson
Kelly Dawkins
Katie Stringer
 Michelle Petersen

+ one other who is still on hols and hasn't got the news yet :)

our new design Team members

Tune in on the 8th July to see what these lovely ladies have in store for you.


  1. Thank you so much for placing me in your Top 3, what a lovely surprise! Fab new challenge and super DT inspiration.

  2. Great projects!
    Dear ladies, if you think my project is not accurate - it isn't a card, please ignore it.
    /Metallic element - the skull./
    Good luck!

  3. Love all the inspiring ideas on how to incorporate metal into our designs. Thanks for the fun challenge.

  4. Thank you so much for choosing my card as a Top 3!!