Thursday, 30 August 2012

August Giveaway

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So time for our August give away !! 
Wow the months are really wizzing by !!! 
It will soon be time for the children to go back to school !!! 
Then we can all get back in our craft rooms !! lol !!! No, I really enjoy having my daughter home.
Its great to spend quality time with her.

So...... I have this set of stamps for you this month ........ 


Just add your name in the link below we don't ask you to be a follower or even have a blog.  
You have until 31st August 11.59pm GMT to add your name to the linky below !!

We are sponsored by Sugar and Spice for this !! 
Thank you so much !
sugar and spice
Good luck everyone !!! 
Lizzie

Monday, 20 August 2012

Fortnightly Challenge No 43 - Anything Goes!

Hello everyone and welcome to the latest Forever Friends Challenge!

Tanya here and this is my first time making a challenge post so be nice :P 

We had loads of lovely entries into our Challenge No 42 Something New, so please see our previous post for details of the winners. 

Also, don't forget to enter our 
The prize is sponsored by
who are giving one lucky winner this wonderful stamp set


You have until 31st August 11.59pm GMT, so get entering!

We have a change in our rules from this challenge and onwards: there is no longer the requirement to have an animal on your card. To be eligible for the Forever Friends Favourite prize, however, you must use a Forever Friends product on your card - not necessarily an animal.

This fortnight, our challenge is the super easy theme of 

Anything Goes

so no excuses guys and gals, come join us!

This fortnight, the prize for our Randomly Selected Winner is sponsored by

who are giving the wonderful prize of 4 sheets of digi images chosen by the winner.

The Forever Friends Favourite prize is sponsored by

who are giving the fabulous prize of 3 images of your choice at the web store. 

Both of these shops have some really great images, so go take a look!

Take a look at these fabulous creations by our Design Team using a selection of images from Whoopsi Daisy and Oak Pond Creations! They've done some work this fortnight, so thank you ladies :)

For more details about their cards or to leave them a comment, just click on their names to be taken to their own personal blogs.

Doreen using a Whoopsi Daisy image



Sue using Whoopsi Daisy images...




...and using an Oak Pond Creation Image

Diane using Oak Pond Creations images


and check out her Glossy Accents :)





Shirl using an Oak Pond Creations image...

...and using a Whoopsi Daisy image


Julie using a Whoopsi Daisy image

Lisa using an Oak Pond Creations Image



Tanya using an Oak Pond Creations image

Now it's your turn - come and join us! We can't wait to see all your wonderful creations :)
From Tanya and the Design Team Ladies xxx




Sunday, 19 August 2012

Winner and Favourite of Challenge 42 - Something New

First of all, thank you so much to everyone who entered, we had loads of lovely entries!

Before I announce the winners, I'd like to remind you that our August Giveaway is still open, there's a lovely prize to be won so go and take a look and enter!

First of all, the Forever Friends Favourite
as chosen by the Design Team
who wins this fabulously festive Forever Friends Rubber Stamp
is....

No. 29: Sandra H!


Congratulations! 
Please take our 'Forever Friends Favourite Badge' for your blog. You also have the chance to be our next guest designer!


And the Random Winner, 
who wins the fab prize of
3 packs of five 6 inch wool felt squares - so you will receive a total of 15 six inch squares and you can choose 3 colourways from their web store, see here for more details about this fabulous prize.
Sponsored by 
is....


Congratulations ladies!

Please contact Lizzie for all the details at 

Join us tomorrow for our new Fortnightly Challenge :)

Sunday, 12 August 2012

CHANGE IN THE RULES OF OUR CHALLENGE

Hi ladies !!!
I decided to make an excutive descision 
and change one of our rules !!

FROM THE START OF EACH OF 
THE NEXT CHALLENGE 
OF BOTH THE MONTHLY (Septemeber)
AND FORTNIGHTLY (From the 20th August)

WE DO NOT REQUIRE YOU TO HAVE AN ANIMAL ON YOUR CARD

To be eligible for the Favourite you will still need to use a Forever Friends product but you may enter a card that fits the challenge without the requirement of having an animal on it !!

I really hope this helps !!
Hugs to all 
Lizzie and the DT !

Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Facebook Winner !!!

Wow we have over 100 likes now !!! 
So time for random.org to draw a winner !!!! It was ............

NO32 Sarah Jane Law is our winner !!! 
Congratulations !!!! 

Email me your details at foreverfriendschallengeblog@gmail.com and I will send you your disc !!!!

Thank you everyone !!!


Monday, 6 August 2012

Fortnightly Challenge No42

Thank you so much to everyone 
who entered our last times challenge...  
we had so many wonderful entries!

For the winners, please see the previous posting.


We also have a winner for our July Freebie Giveaway,
here's the link to see if you were the lucky winner 

of the lovely goodie pack (click here)


And watch out for our next giveaway, 
which will be sometime during August...  
Don't forget, keep watching !!!


Right onto the theme of this times challenge, which is...


'Something New' 

Your card could be for a new home, a new baby 
OR it could be a new stamp that you have just bought 
or some new designer papers etc etc


and don't forget...
to feature an animal(s) on your card too
we would love it to be a Forever Friends Bear, 
but it doesn't have to be.


 Our Sponsor for our randomly selected WINNER is 
(click on logo to be taken to their web store)

The Ribbon Girl are kindly offering the randomly selected winner 3 packs of five 6 inch wool felt squares - so you will receive a total of 15 six inch squares and you can choose 3 colourways from their web store, see here for more details about this fabulous prize.



 and the winner of our  
FOREVER FRIENDS FAVOURITE 
will win this fabulous Forever Friends Stamp



See the full rules on the side bar for more details
of the Winners Draw and 
the Forever Friends Favourite
   
Take a look at the fabulous cards below that the lovely 
Design Team Ladies have created for this challenge... 
they are stunning !!! 




For more details about their cards or to leave them a comment,
just click on their names to be taken to their own personal blogs

(Doreen has used her new Forever Friends stamp)

(Julie has used a new card folding technique)

(Lisa has used her new Fizzy Moon Papers)

(Card to be posted shortly)

(Shirl has used a new card folding technique) 

(Sue has made a card for a New Car)

(Tanya has made a card for a New Baby 
and she has also used a new technique - paper piecing)

(I've made a New Baby card)


Now its your turn - come on and play along with us...
we are looking forward to seeing all your beautiful creations

 Happy crafting !!!
Love Diane and the Fortnightly Design Team Ladies xx 

Sunday, 5 August 2012

Winner and Favourite of Challenge No41

Thank you to everyone who joined the
Fortnightly ‘Are You Brave Enough’ Challenge

We did enjoy visiting all your blogs to see your cards of today 
and cards from your early card making days!!
 
 Before we announce our winners - just a quick reminder that we need a few more people to 'like' us on Facebook, so we reach our '100 likes' and then one lucky winner will receive this CD-Rom... see the left side-bar for our Facebook logo ! 
 
 

... and now for the winners...


First of all... here is the
'Forever Friends Favourite Winner'
chosen by the Design Team
No 23
PST fromCard Blanche

Congratulations and thanks also for showing us a card from your early card making days !!

You win this lovely pack of Forever Friends papers

and the right to display this
'Forever Friends Favourite Badge' on your blog
and have chance to be our next Guest Designer
   


Please contact Lizzie for all the details at


~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

 
And secondly, here is the randomly selected
'Forever Friends Winner' 
No 2
  

Congratulations Rebecca and thanks again for showing us a card you made in your early card making days !!

You win some gorgeous digi's of your choice
and the right to display this
'Forever Friends Winners Badge'  
on your blog



Please contact Lizzie at
to claim your prize from Di's Digi Downloads






PLEASE COME BACK TOMORROW
TO SEE OUR NEW CHALLENGE

 
 

Thursday, 2 August 2012

Monthly Challenge #8 Black and White

So ......... August !!! Summer ........... mmm .....
we certainly aren't seeing much summer here in the North East of the UK !!!

I would just like to wish our DT member and sponsor co-ordinator well as she has recently undergone a major operation. We hope she is recovering well.
(for those prize winners who have not yet received anything please bear with us, we are waiting upon the recovery of Patricia, apologies but I am sure you will understand the delay.)

So our August Challenge ..............  This month our challenge is BLACK AND WHITE !!!
The DT cant wait to come and visit your blogs !


See the full rules on the side bar for more details

of the Winners Draw and the Forever Friends Favourite


And of course there will be a Monthly give away, watch out for it coming !!!


This month the DT chosen favourite card will win these !!
Remember you need to use a ff image or product for this !!
The chosen designer will also get the chance to be a GDT !!



The randomly drawn winner will win a prize from our sponsor Di's Digi Downloads !!!
Thank you  for sponsoring us !!!


Here are our DT Cards !!! Thank you ladies !!

Lisa


Blankina


Wendy


Donna




Sue (Who very kindly offered to help me out at the last minute !)



Sylivie


Angela



Diane