Thursday, 3 January 2013

Monthly Challenge for January



 'HAPPY NEW YEAR'



Thank you to everyone who entered December's'Christmas Card challenge'.  There were so many gorgeous entries.  Click (here) or scroll down to the previous posting to see if you were one of the lucky winners.





We have a fabulous candy give-away prize for the month of January.... keep watching.... details to follow very soon.






 Our very first monthly challenge for 2013 is a fab one.... the theme is

'Birthdays'

  We have 2 wonderful sponsors for this times challenge - Michelle Perkett and The Digi Garden and I would like to say 'thanks' to both sponsors for providing the team with gorgeous digi images to work with !!!


Remember:

You dont have to use Forever Friends Bear on your cards, 
but we would love you to do so... 

If you use Forever Friend Bear images/products on your card, 
you will be entered into the Randomly Selected Winners Draw  
(the same as everyone who enters the challenge), 
but, in addition - you will also be entered into a second draw called 
'The Forever Friends Favourite Winners Draw'
the winner of this draw is chosen by the Monthly DT ladies....




The Digi Garden is sponsoring the Randomly Selected Winners draw 
and are offering 7 digi images of the winners choice from their web-store.
Click here to be taken to The Digi Gardens web-store to see their gorgeous images




Michelle Perkett is sponsoring the Forever Friends Favourite draw
and the winner can choose ONE of the fabulous images below as their prize.
Choose either the Magical Birthday Sprite or Sprout the  Birthday Princess Puppy or Birthday Cupcake




Click here to be taken to Michelle Perketts digital image web-store 
to see all her gorgeous images.

Michelle Perkett also sells rubber stamps and here is a photo of her latest release called 
"Abby and Walter's Birthday" rubber stamp set.  


You can buy the rubber stamp set from 'Sparkle N Sprinkle' (click here to be taken to their web-store, where you will also see lots of other Michelle Perkett stamps sets for sale... They will also be releasing two new sets for Valentines Day and one mermaid set soon.


 Guest Designer Spot

We would like to say Hello and Thank You to the following Ladies from Michelle Perkett's Design Team for joining in our Challenge as our Guest Designers, their cards and gift bag are beautiful..

                      Sharon Rogers                   Jenn Borjeson                       Rhonda Miller 

... and another Hello and Thank You to Dora for joining in our Challenge as a Guest Designer. Dora was our Forever Friends Favourite winner from our November Challenge... her card is so pretty and uses Forever Friends stickers...


Forever Friends Monthly Design Team 

...and now inspiration from FF Monthly Design Team and as usual, their cards are absolutely gorgeous.... thank you ladies. If you want to take a closer look at the DT's beautiful cards or leave them a comment, click on the name above their card(s) and it will take you straight to their individual blogs.

If you click on the photographs - the cards will be enlarged.

Angela
Using a Michelle Perkett image
Bettina
Using a Michelle Perkett image and a Digi Garden image

Blankina 
Using a Michelle Perkett image and a Digi Garden image

Diane

Using a Michelle Perkett image and a Digi Garden Image

Donna
Will be joining us for our next challenge


Laura

Using a Digi Garden image

Lisa G
Using a Digi Garden image and a Forever Friends image
 

Lisa W
Will be joining us for our next challenge

Lorraine 

Using a Digi Garden image and a Forever Friends image


Natalie:

Using a Forever Friends image and a Digi Garden image

Pauline:
Using a Forever Friends image

Petra:
Using a Digi Garden image and a hand stitched Forever Friends image

and using a Michelle Perkett Image

Sonia: 
Using a Digi Garden Image and a Forever Friends image

 Sylvie: 
Using a Digi Garden image

Tracey:
Using a Michelle Perkett image and a Digi Garden Image
and a Forever Friends image

Wendy
Using a Digi Garden image and a Forever Friends image





Now its your turn..
Looking forward to seeing all your creations

Beary Hugs
  Diane and the Monthly DT Ladies
xxx




10 comments:

Blankina said...

Happy new year to you all!! And wow what a beautiful cards from our DT..if this will not inspire you..

Looking forward to see you cards!!

Hugs Blankina

Sandra H said...

Brilliant array of cards from you all another great showcase and lots of inspiration xx

Jenn Borjeson said...

Great post, such lovely work! Thanks for having me as a guest designer. :)

Sandra MacInnes said...

Lovely Lovely thank you Sandra H for recommending this blog to me.

xx

Pat (mspfd) said...

Great selection of birthday cards by the team. Thanks so much for the challenge -- just the inspiration I needed to start my stash of 2013 birthday card.

Michelle said...

So happy to be a sponsor for your challenge again, Diane, all the cards are gorgeous!

Hugs,

Michele

Carla S. said...

Thanks for another fun challenge and wonderful inspiration from the DT! I enjoyed playing along!

Diane J said...

Thanks ladies for all your lovely comments, glad you are joining us for our Birthday Challenge...

Welcome Sandra M, glad Sandra H told you about us :o)

Glad you could join us as GDT Jenn, your card is beautiful as ever :o)

So glad you like all the DT cards Michelle - thanks for sponsoring us. We enjoyed making our cards.

Beary Hugs
Diane and the FF DT Ladies xx


Mamma Mia said...

Wonderful array of cards by the DT and GDT - superb talent and thanks for sharing! Helen x

Seafield Jo said...

Gorgeous samples from the DT, thanks for a fab challenge.

Jo x