· Your entry MUST fit the Challenge theme.

· Your entry must have been made after the Challenge theme went live, so no back-linking is allowed.

· You MUST link to our blog in your challenge entry’s post.

Wednesday 29 April 2009

Challenge 6 - Sketch!

Well it is time for another challenge here at Creative Inspirations, and this week I have created a sketch for you all to use! But first of let me announce the winner of last weeks prize donated kindly from the Hobby House :-
Rachel Webber

Can you please email us with your address so we can send out your prize :)

Here is the sketch I have created for you to use, now you can use any amount of embellishments you would like so long as the layout shown on the sketch is the same.

This weeks prize is a collection of 'Spring Time' Ribbons kindly donated by our sponsor Crafty Ribbons.

Good Luck everyone and I can't wait to see what you all come up with!
Here is what our DT Team came up with to help you with inspiration!






Thanks and Good Luck! Rach and Nat xx

Wednesday 22 April 2009

Challenge 5 - Recipe!

Good Morning!
Welcome to our third challenge at Creative Inspirations! Thank you to those who entered our last challenge, all your creations were fabulous but we did have to pick two winners and I think we have made the right choice! Congratulations to Cheryl and Kellie!!
Here are some links so you can view their blogs!



Okay so onto this weeks challenge ....


This week we would like you to use a Recipe on your creation! This consists of :-

4 Flowers
3 Papers
2 Buttons

Nice and Simple but a great chance to see all the different ways people may interpret this!
The prize this week is sponsered by the Hobby House and its a fab prize!

BoBunny 12" and 6" Ruler pack
BoBunny Pencil 4 pack
BoBunny 18 flowers in magnetic container
BoBunny 100 Brads in magnetic container
BoBunny 50 Buttons in magnetic container

Here is the work of our DT Team to give you some ideas ...
Links to our Teams Blogs are in the right-side column :)






Thanks for Looking everyone and enjoy the Challenge! Nat xx

Wednesday 15 April 2009

Challenge 4 - Seeing Double

Evening All!!

Sorry for the late post again! Blogger issues lol

Thanks to everybody who entered our scallops challenge there were some absolutely beautiful cards!! Last week we had the prize of rainbow ribbons up for grabs and we decided upon the winner as:
Amanda from Amanda's paper palace

Weldone amanda you card was sooo cute! If you email us your address we will get your prize sent to you as soon as possible! (email add is on right hand side)

Now onto this weeks challenge we would like 2 stamped images on your work!

You may notice that we are missing Tara this week! Unfortunatly due to other commitments she is unable to proceed with her dt place. We are sorry to see you go tara!!!

So this week we have decided we need to bulk up our design team! Therefore this weeks prize for the challenge will be a dt place, but we arent just looking for 1 dt member we are looking for 2 :) We will take it that you want to be considered for a place unless otherwise stated in your comment.

Here are this week dt creations using 2 images:



RACHGood luck and enjoy the challenge! Rach & Nat xxx

Wednesday 8 April 2009

Challenge 3 - Scallops

Hi all!
Sorry for the late post we have had problems getting onto the blog!

Thanks to everybody who entered the colour combo challenge last week all the entries were great! We have two winners from last week both winning a voucher entitling them to 10% off at Handy Hippo they are:

Congratulations Dianne and Julie please email us at so we can send you the codes :)


Now onto this weeks challenge!
This week Ali from crafty ribbons has kindly given us a selection of rainbow ribbons! To be in with a chance of winning the ribbon all you have to do is create a card (or any other creative item atc's etc) with scalloped edges somewhere on it!

We are also welcoming our two new DT members this week tara and caroline :)

So here are the dt creations:

- Caroline -

- Joy -

-Nat -

- Rach -

- Tara -

(click on the dt members name to be taken to there blog and find out more about their cards!)

Hope you will enjoy this challenge as much as we did!

Rach xxx

Wednesday 1 April 2009

New DT Members - Challenge 2 - Colour Combo

First of all we would like to thank everybody who took part in our first challenge!! It was great to see everybodys creations!!

As you al know our first challenge was to help us find 2 Design Team Members :) It was a very tough decision! But we decided upon:
Tara - Your card was just beautiful
Caroline - the card you made was just fab!

Tara and Caroline you both impressed us with your cards and we are sure you will be a great asset to our team!!!!
Now onto this weeks challenge. We again have 2 prizes up for grabs! Each winner will recieve a voucher entitling them to 10% off an order at the Handy Hippo!!

I had a peek over there and they have some great products!!!
So to be in with the chance of winning one of the vouchers all you have to do is create a card, atc, scrapbook page or any other altered art with the colours GREEN, YELLOW AND ORANGE! as we are sure this will get you into the mood for easter :)

Remeber you can use any image - Combine with other challenges and enter even if you do not have a blog (our email is on the left hand side)

So now to see what the team came up with! I must say this was a real challenge for me !! lol

- Nat -

- Rach -

Hope you will enjoy this weeks challenge, Good luck and Happy Crafting!!!
Creative Inspirations Team xxx