Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Week 395–Winner & Top 5 Passionista

Hello again friends, I’m back to announce our lucky winner and top 5 passionista for last week’s “tag it” challenge.  It was fantastic to see your lovely entries and as always the DT had a wonderful time visiting your blogs and seeing your gorgeous creations.  We’ll be announcing Lorraine C.’s top 5 passionista in a minute but firstly let’s find out who our lucky winner is!

For last week’s challenge we were sponsored by Cowling & Wilcox who offered one lucky winner a 12 pack of Promarkers (steampunk).  As always we used random.org and he chose:

PFP winner week 395

No. 6

Alison B.

Ula - Don't Listen

Congratulations Alison, such a pretty card.  I love the sweet image and your colouring is perfect.  Please email us at promarkerchallenge@gmx.com and we will arrange for you to receive your prize.

Now onto the top 5 passionista and Lorraine C. had a wonderful time visiting your blogs and it was such a difficult decision to chose just 5.  However after much deliberation here are her favourite 5:

Crafty Kiwi Mama

CraftyNatalie

Mervi

Poydan

Sarah Wills

Congratulations ladies, you can now proudly display the top 5 passionista blinkie on your blogs.  If you need any help with this please email us.

Top 5 Passionista Blinkie

We hope you all have a wonderful week and find some time to enter our current challenge ‘make it manly’ – full details in the post below. 

Hugs, Denise, Gina & DT x x

Week 396–make it manly

Good morning dear crafters, I hope you all had a wonderful week.  Thank you for all your gorgeous entries for last week’s ‘tag it’ challenge.  As always it was lovely to see your wonderful entries and the DT had a brilliant time visiting your blogs and seeing our gorgeous creations.  Please remember to come back later as we will be announcing our lucky winner who will receive the 12 packs of Promarkers (steampunk) courtesy of Cowling & Wilcox and we will also be finding out who Lorraine C. has chosen as her top 5 Passionista.

Onto the new challenge, which has been chosen by the lovely Nic from Team 1, and she gave us the fantastic theme of ‘make it manly.  Nic thought as Father’s Day is not too far away (in the UK) then it was the perfect opportunity to get ahead and make something for your dad.  Of course we appreciate that not everyone is lucky enough to have a dad so we are happy to accept any creations for the males, young or old, in your life.  Remember you can enter using any type of creation, it doesn’t have to be a card.  As always to be eligible for our prize draw you must use your Winsor & Newton (formerly Letraset) products (promarkers, flex markers, tria markers, aqua markers or metallic markers) and of course follow the theme.  Please can you help us by stating which Letraset products you have used on your creation I.e. ‘coloured with promarkers’ etc.  Thanks x x

Our generous sponsor this week is Di’s Digi Stamps and they are offering one lucky winner a $12.00 gift voucher to spend in their online store.  They have some very gorgeous images in their shop so why not pop over and take a look. 

Di's Digital Stamps

The design team have worked their magic once again this week and have created beautiful cards to inspire you (please click on their names to visit their personal blogs):

Nic

Nic - make it manly

Shelly

Shelly - make it manly

Sue

Sue - make it manly

Tina

Tina - make it manly

Hazel

Hazel - make it manly

Julie

Julie - make it manly

Lisa

Lisa - make it manly

Marie

Marie - make it manly

Another week of wonderful inspiration from the DT!! We hope you can join in with our challenge this week and we look forward to seeing what you create.

Hugs, Denise, Gina & DT x x

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Week 394–special anniversary challenge winners!

Hello again crafters,  I’m back to announce our lucky winners for last week’s special anniversary challenge “BINGO board”.  There were so many gorgeous entries and the DT had a wonderful time visiting your blogs.  Myself and Gina would like to thank you for all your lovely comments and we really appreciate all your support over the years and for making our little challenge blog the success it is today – without you it would be nothing.

Anyway enough of the sloppy stuff, here is the real reason you are here – the winners!  There are multiple winners this week as we had lots of lovely prizes up for grabs.  As always, to be fair, we used random.org and these are who he chose:

Bugaboo stamps offered a prize of $21.00 voucher and the lucky winner is:

PFP winner week 394 (bugaboo)

No. 19

Mirella

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DigiStamp Boutique offered a prize of a £10.00 voucher and the lucky winner is:

PFP winner week 394 (DSB)

No. 11

Lucy W.

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Dies to Die For offered a prize of a £15.00 voucher and the lucky winner is:

PFP winner week 394 (DTDF)

No. 29

Iwona

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Uniko Stamps offered a prize of 1 stamp set (in stock) and the lucky winner is:

PFP winner week 394 (Uniko)

No. 28

Loreal Blondi

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Alicia Bel offered a prize of a €10.00 voucher and the lucky winner is:

PFP winner week 394 (Alicia Bel)

No. 32

Nicola Gold

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Petal Lu offered a prize of a 30% discount voucher and the lucky winner is:

PFP winner week 394 (Petal Lu)

No. 24

Jenimc

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Congratulations to everyone who has won a prize, we wish we could give you all something but we would need lots of prizes to do that lol!  Please can the winners email us at promarkerchallenge@gmx.com (please state the sponsor in the subject line) and we will arrange for you to receive your prizes.  Unfortunately if you do not contact us before the next challenge goes live we will have to re-draw a new winner.  Thank you again for making our challenge blog such a success and we look forward to spending another 8 years with you!!

We hope you all have a wonderful week and find some time to enter our current challenge “tag it” – full details in the post below.

Hugs, Denise, Gina & DT x x

Week 395–tag it

Good morning lovely crafters, I hope you all had a fantastic week last week and thank you for all the lovely comments you left for us, it’s nice to know you still enjoy the challenges after all these years.  Thank you for all your gorgeous entries for last week’s ‘special anniversary challenge’ which was the fab BINGO board.  As always it was lovely to see your wonderful creations and the DT had a brilliant time visiting your blogs.  Please remember to come back later as we will be announcing all our lucky winners but there will be no top 5 passionista just for this one week. 

Onto the new challenge, which has been set by Lorraine C. from Team 2, and she has given us the fantastic theme of ‘tag it’.  Lorraine would simply like to see a tag on your creations this week. or you could make a tag card or even individual tags.  Remember you can enter using any type of creation, it doesn’t have to be a card.  As always to be eligible for our prize draw you must use your Winsor & Newton (formerly Letraset) products (promarkers, flex markers, tria markers, aqua markers or metallic markers) and of course follow the theme.  Please can you help us by stating which Letraset products you have used on your creation i.e. ‘coloured with promarkers’ etc.  Thanks x x

Our generous sponsor this week is Cowling & Wilcox and they are offering one lucky winner a 12 pack of Promarkers (steam punk set). 

Cowling & Wilcox Ltd. was born in London in 1960 and has been going strong supplying the very best art products for nearly 60 years. To this day, they maintain their original concept of providing specialist fine and graphic art materials at exceptional prices, and they’re devoted to upholding this mission statement as they expand and evolve into the future.  Check out their current ‘Winter Sale’ on the website for some amazing deals.  They also are selling off their Letraset branded Promarkers at amazing prizes, grab them here before they sell out!

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The design team have worked their magic once again this week and have created beautiful cards to inspire you (please click on their names to visit their personal blogs):

Lorraine C.

Lorraine C. - add a tag

Nat

Nat - tag it

Donna

Is still poorly at the moment.

Elaine

Elaine - tag it

Jacky

Jacky - tag it

Karen

Karen - tag it

Kitty

Kitty - tag it

Linda

Linda - tag it

Another week of wonderful inspiration from the DT!! We hope you can join in with our challenge this week and we look forward to seeing what you create.

Hugs, Denise, Gina & DT x x

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

Week 393–Winner & Top 5 Passionista

Hello again friends, I’m back to announce our lucky winner and top 5 passionista for last week’s “make it bloom” challenge.  It was fantastic to see so many of your lovely entries and as always the DT had a wonderful time visiting your blogs and seeing your gorgeous creations.  We’ll be announcing Marie’s top 5 passionista in a minute but firstly let’s find out who our lucky winner is!

For last week’s challenge we were sponsored by The Paper Shelter who offered one lucky winner a $10.00 gift certificate to spend in their online store.  As always we used random.org and he chose:

PFP winner week 393

No. 9

Pinky

Congratulations Pinky, such a pretty card.  I love the sweet image and your colouring is perfect.  Please email us at promarkerchallenge@gmx.com and we will arrange for you to receive your prize.

Now onto the top 5 passionista and Marie had a wonderful time visiting your blogs and it was such a difficult decision to chose just 5.  However after much deliberation here are her favourite 5:

Crafty Kiwi Mama

Katrina Bufton

Renata K.

Sammibug

WendyF

Congratulations ladies, you can now proudly display the top 5 passionista blinkie on your blogs.  If you need any help with this please email us.

Top 5 Passionista Blinkie

We hope you all have a wonderful week and find some time to enter our special anniversary challenge with a chance to win some amazing prizes.  The theme is ‘BINGO’ and all the details can be found in the post below.

Hugs, Denise, Gina & DT x x

Week 394–Special Anniversary challenge!

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Good morning dear crafters. We hope you had a wonderful week last week and managed to fit some crafting into your busy schedules.  Thank you for your gorgeous entries to last week’s "make it bloom" challenge.  Marie will certainly have her work cut out for her when she has to pick her top 5 passionista.  Don't forget to check back later to find out who she has chosen and also to see if you are the lucky winner of the $10.00 gift certificate courtesy of The Paper Shelter.

Onto this week's theme and we have a very special challenge for you this week as it's our 8th Anniversary. Can you believe it's been 8 years since Gina and myself started our little blog to share our love of all things Letraset/Winsor & Newton?  It only seems like yesterday when we nervously made our first post!  As it's a special challenge we have a really fab theme for you of "BINGO", you can create anything you like as long as you follow a line on the bingo board either horizontally, vertically or diagonally.  You could even show off and go for a full house (Hazel nearly succeeded but she forgot the kraft card!!).  Please note we are only accepting a maximum of 3 entries per person for this one challenge only.  To be eligible for our prize draw you must use your Winsor & Newton/Letraset products (i.e. pro, flex, tria, aqua, metallic or neon markers) and of course follow the theme. 

Here is the BINGO board to use for your inspiration this week:

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As always we have some fantastic prizes up for grabs and our sponsors have been very generous as usual .  Here we go....

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Bugaboo stamps are offering one lucky winner a prize of $21.00 voucher

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DigiStamp Boutique is offering one lucky winner a prize of a £10.00 voucher

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Dies to Die For are offering one lucky winner a £15.00 voucher

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Uniko Stamps are offering one lucky winner 1 stamp set (in stock) of their choice

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Alicia Bel is offering one lucky winner a €10.00 voucher

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Petal Lu is offering one lucky winner a 30% discount voucher

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Wow we told you there were amazing prizes didn’t we?  Definitely lots of reasons to join in the fun this week!! To give you lots of inspiration we have both Team 1 and Team 2 to share their creations (as always please click on their names to visit their personal blogs):

Elaine

Polka Dots/Square Card/Birthday

Elaine - bingo

Jacky

Polka Dots/Square Card/Birthday

Jacky - bingo

Karen

Polka Dots/Kraft/Punches or Dies

Karen - bingo

Kitty

Polka Dots/Square Card/Birthday or
Polka Dots/Kraft/Punches or Dies

Kitty - bingo

Linda

Birthday/Bling/Punches or Dies

Linda - bingo

Lorraine C. 

Polka Dots/Kraft/Punches or Dies

Lorraine C. - bingo

Nat

Polka Dots/Kraft/Punches or Dies

Nat  - bingo

Donna

Donna is poorly – no card sorry.

Hazel

Full House xx Oops almost!!! Missed the Kraft card. DOH!!!!

Hazel - bingo

Julie

Polka Dots/Kraft/Punches or Dies

Julie - bingo

Lisa

Polka Dot/Square card/Birthday

Lisa - bingo

Marie

Punches or Dies/Text/Black & White or
Birthday/Bling/Punches or Dies or
Square Card/Bling/Text

Marie - bingo

Nic 

Birthday/Bling/Punches or Dies

Nic - bingo

Shelly

Square Card/Bling/Text

Shelly - bingo

Sue

Polka Dots/Kraft/Punches or Dies or
Polka Dots/Square Card/Birthday or
Punches or Dies/Bling/Birthday

Sue - bingo

Tina

Polka Dots/Square card/Birthday

Tina - bingo

Stunning cards as always I’m sure you’ll agree.  Please remember for this challenge we will only accept 3 cards/projects per person.  Also just for this one week we will not be choosing a top 5 passionista as we have lots of extra winners, however this will go back to normal next week.  We hope you have a brilliant week and we cannot wait to see what you create.  Good luck!

Hugs, Denise, Gina & DT x x