27 July 2013

More 'Birthday' Inspiration from Susan

Isn't this stunning.  Birthday inspiration from Susan (DT) of 'A Time to Play' .  Be sure to visit Susan's blog for more information.

Susan has used Papermania pack for papers, toppers and sentiments; also box template.  Stars punched out and the label on the box.  My Memories chipboard cutout for ribbon holder and this was covered in faux gold leaf and some distress ink.  Ribbon from her stash.

Still one more week to enter and have the chance to win the amazing prize donated by 'Susan' which is vauled approx $80.00

You can enter our Birthday Challenge #25 here.

20 July 2013

JanR has more Birthday inspiration.

Our wonderful Design Team member JanR of 'Huh, So this is a Blog' has this fun 'Birthday' card to share as added inspiration for our current Birthday challenge.  JanR has used patterned paper, some embossing, die cut stars, twine, a button, some Mr Huey mist, and a rub-on sentiment.

So many terrific entries already.  Remember everyone can enter three times and we (the Design Team) love visiting as it is inspiration for us.

Check out the wonderful prize on offer by Susan one of our Design Team Members, approx value $80.00

04 July 2013

More Design Team Creations for our Birthday Challenge

First off we have a beautiful card creation from our Guest Designer this month.  The lovely Michaela of 'Michaela's Blog' where you can find more details about this card.  

Our next birthday card comes from Beth who has created this fantastic Slider card.  Visit Beth's blog for more details.

Your turn now to share your paper craft Birthday creation with us in Challenge #25 here.

02 July 2013

Farewell to JessicaT, Winner of Challenge #24 and DT Favourite and more....

Sadly we are saying farewell to one of our Design Team members due to real life - family and work.  Jessica it was a pleasure having you on our team and we will miss your creativity.  Thanks for your time.  You can still visit Jessica here at Bits and Pieces.

Now on to our Design Team Favourite for Challenge #24.  We (the Design Team) appreciated the time that everyone took to go through all our creations on this blog. It was a real honour to be CASEd and to see variations to our creations.  We all loved Anne's take on Cathy's card.  Please visit Anne's blog - Card Challenges to find out more details on this card.  As Design Team favourite Anne we invite you to be our Guest Designer for August please email Merry for further details.

Cathy's Card


Now on to the random prize draw for the winner of the wonderful gift certificate from Cardmaking Online............the winner is.........

7 Debbie J

Random numbers generated Jul 2 2013 at 10:30:6 by www.psychicscience.org

Congratulations DebbieJ please email Merry with mailing details for your prize.


Time for the surprise prize.....celebrating our Birthday.  We wanted to say thank you to all the people that have supported Unstampabelles.  What better way than to say thank you to our top Commentor in the past year.   We really appreciate hearing what you have to say about our creations and any suggestions you may have for challenges.  We also appreciate that you take a little time out of your visit whether it is just viewing the challenge or linking up your entry to add a couple little words for us to read.

So our top Commentor from July 2012 - 2013 with a massive 27 comments is ..........

Sandra H

Thanks Sandra for all those lovely comments you have left over the past year they were very appreciated.   Please contact Merry with your postal details so you can receive your small thank you surprise package.  The next closest commentor had 13 comments. :-)


Thanks also to Shylashree, ReusingQuilling, Dr Jaya, Olga, Hussena, Manu, Asmita, Donna, Deni, Hennie, MichelleH, Michaela, Kvitha, Nehal, Venus, Zoe, Nupur, I Love to Write, from my craft room, KarinsArt, Ayesha, Merylyn, Wies, Scrappyjen, Sheetal, Chandana, Sathya, Sandy, Dr Sonia, IreneM, Berina, Lynn, Barbara, WendyFraser, Trish, EmilyH, Cheryl, cotnob, Dreja, JennyH, ellyscard, Patty, Lesbeth, Ilda, Lindsay, Scrappymo!, UlitmateWhirligig, Tine, Karen Macalpine, Tammy, Arnie Anya, Lynn Le5, Lindaal, Mihaela, Karen, Amy Prior, Gail, Mari and Ирина Зеленская

Thank you all for your lovely comments over the past year and can't wait to see what your entry looks like for our latest challenge which is aptly all about birthdays.  Details here to Challenge #25

01 July 2013

Happy Birthday - Unstampabelles Challenge #25 - Birthday (No Stamps)

Happy Birthday Unstampabelles
We are now Two Years old and it is time to celebrate.
Thank you all for joining in our Challenge #24......prizes and Design Team Favourite to come in the next few days.  Sorry but Merry's house is in the first week of huge renovations and computer time is limited.
Merry has a special prize pack to give out to help celebrate our Two Year celebrations.  All will be revealed shortly. :-)

Challenge #25 - Birthday 

We want to see all your Birthday paper craft creations.  So Scrap pages, cards, journal pages, origami etc.

All entries are subject to the Design Teams discretion.

Any form of paper creation will be accepted as long as NO STAMPS (Digital or Rubber) have been used (this includes sentiments).
You can find our rules here for further information.

Our sponsor this month is one of our very own Design Team members - Susan - Time to Play
Susan has donated this wonderful prize pack made up of Stampin Up goodies and items from her stash.

SU brads, SU ribbon, SU Dazzling Details Silver Sparkle, Wooden topper,
Glitter Butterflies, Some HB Buttons, Forever Friends Toppers (male),
Foam Dots, Rub-ons – Happy Birthday, Paper Doilies, Rhinestones

Total Value approx $80.00

Inspiration from our design team

Silhouette Cameo cut flower, patterned paper, seam binding, alpha stickers and some oh-so-trendy-right-now sequins.

made from scraps and bits in the stash and left-overs. The sentiment is a rub-on

Scrapbook layout of Lauren's 29th birthday party which had an Alice in Wonderland High Tea theme. Chipboard is from Scrapmatts, the frame has been embossed with Silver emossing powder, the tea set has been hand-painted with a floral design.
Birthday Cake sticker, silver sentiment sticker and patterned paper.

Merry's Craft area at the moment.

Merry's kitchen....one of the rooms being done.....her excuse for slackness in post.