05 September 2011

Challlenge #3 - Animals with bonus Technique Challenge - Dry Embossing

WHAT we would like to see in our challenges: 3D papertole, decoupage, quilling, iris folding, stitching, beading, origami, fancy folds, cutting machines (e.g. craftrobo, cricut), paper punches, canvases, stickers, rub-ons, parchment, etc.......NO STAMPS.

Thank you everyone for your terrific entries in challenge #2 'Wheels'.  It was so wonderful to see three of you, Laura, Sandy, and Jane who included the bonus technique challenge (Spirelli) with your creation.  You scored a bonus entry each in the prize draw.

Now without further a do the randomly drawn winner of Challenge #2 is:

6 (Sandy How)

Random numbers generated Sep 4 2011 at 17:4:13 by www.psychicscience.org  

Please email me Sandy.


This is the Favourite entry from Challenge #2 chosen by the Design Team.

Jessica has used dry embossing in the background and a cut little felt pram embellishment.


Now it's time to talk about Challenge #3 - ANIMALS

Our technique challenge for this month is 'dry embossing'.  Add this to your ANIMAL creation and you will achieve a bonus entry into the prize draw.

Remember ANIMALS are required and dry embossing elective.

One other important reminder - No Stamps.


Our very own DT member, Cathy has kindly offered the prize for this months challenge.  Be sure to visit Cathy's blog - Cathy's Creative Corner and see her wonderful creations.  Cathy, has many talents including cardmaking, quilting, cooking and photography.  
Prize pack includes:- Two butterfly sticker sheets (1 silver, 1 gold), 1 pack dragonfly gems, 1 pack dragonfly emellishments, 3 embossed white butterflies, 10 sheets patterned vellum
Now here are some inspirational creations from our Design Team.  
Take time to visit their blog and find out more info on how they created these projects.

Glitter paper, Spellbinders dies, wooden embellishments, ribbon and Sticker Store greeting.

Checkerboard Embossing folder used (sanded), Puffy Crocodile Sticker and Just Because Rub On.

Paper Tole cat, Sticker Store stickers and border punch.

Brown paper bag, Spellbinder dies, Diamond in the Rough embossing folder.

Embossed tummy with Diamonds in the Rough

Painted polar bear chipboard, ribbon, staples, pearls.

Cricut cut Koala, and stickers for sentiment :-)

Black base card, red background dry embossed using the Cuttlebug, highlighted with peel-off stickers.
Dog is a GSD file for the CraftROBO.

Oh one more bit of exciting news.
Over at Feline Playful where I find all my challenges to enter due to some wonderful ladies that update the lists daily.  They are having a big blog hop/party (21 Sep to 27 Sep).  Unstampabelles is offering a prize of Guest Design Team member for the month of October with a small goodies bag.


  1. I am extreeeeeemly flattered that you chose my card as your favourite entry, thank you so very very much! Im off to try and find something for the animals challenge... I used to have some cat stickers somewhere... embossing I luv, its the animal bit i find the challenge! Thanks for the fun, see you back here soon! xx

  2. Great challenge theme. Carol x

  3. Ok Merry, I have deleted my pink lamby card pic and re-entered with my revamped appropriate sentiment one.


Thanks so much for taking the time to comment. The Design Team really appreciate it. Have fun with the challenge.