Thursday, 31 January 2013

Winner of January's Giveaway Candy

Hello

I am pleased to announce that we have a lucky winner for our January's Give-away Candy.....

Congratulations goes to

No 62
Wendy


who wins these gorgeous stamps


from Cupids Clear Stamps




Wendy, can you send your postal details to me at 
dianej00-foreverfriends@yahoo.co.uk 


Dont forget keep looking out for details of our next Giveway Candy,
it will be sometime during February




Hugs
Diane and the Forever Friends Design Team Ladies  xx



Monday, 28 January 2013

Fortnightly Challenge 54 - Use Ribbon or Lace

Hi everyone :)

Thanks to everyone who joined in our previous challenge. Please see our post HERE for our winners :) 

Before I get into the challenge information and inspiration, I have some sad news. Lorraine has had to step down from her DT duties with us. We'd like to take this opportunity to say thank you Lorraine for everything that you contributed to our blog, and that we'll miss you - you're always welcome back if your situation should allow it - and we hope to see you around blogland. 

This time, our challenge is the nice easy theme of

Use Ribbon or Lace

and as usual, we have two lovely sponsors :) 

Our Randomly Selected Winner's prize is sponsored by the fabulous

and they are providing our lucky winner with 

and our Forever Friends Favourite prize is sponsored by the wonderful

and they are providing our lucky winner with
either 3 'single' digis or 1 digi set of the winner's choice.

Fab prizes eh? So come join us!

We're very lucky to be joined as Guest Designer by Mary Gourley of the Ribbon Girl online store - check out the Ribbon Girl blog HERE too :) Here's the beautiful card that she made for us :)

We've also been joined by members of the Pink Gem Design Team who have made this beautiful array of cards using some of the Pink Gem store's beautiful images for our challenge :)







We were also joined by Iwona
who was our Forever Friends Favourite winner from Challenge No52. She made this gorgeous card for our challenge :)



Take a look at what our own fab design team came up with :)

Claire using Forever Friends image...

...and using a Pink Gem Designs image


Shirl using a Pink Gem Design image...

...and using a Forever Friends image


Sandra using Pink Gem Designs image...

...and using a Forever Friends image


Linda using a Forever Friends image...

...and using a Pink Gem Designs image



Julie using Pink Gem Designs image...

...and using Forever Friends image


Mags using a Forever Friends image...

...and using a Pink Gem Designs image


Rachel using a Pink Gem Designs image...

...and using a Forever Friends image


Karen using a Forever Friends image...

...and using Pink Gem Designs image


Tanya using a Pink Gem Designs image


Moshie using Pink Gem Designs image


Diane using Pink Gem Designs image...

...and forever friends image


Looking forward to seeing all your ribbon-festooned or lacy cards!
Love the Forever Friends DT xxx



Sunday, 27 January 2013

Winners of Challenge 53 - Favourite Embellishment

Hi everyone

Thanks to everyone who entered our Favourite Embellishment challenge, we had loads of lovely entries :) 

Our Randomly Selected Winner, sponsored by 
who are providing our lucky winner with 4 digis of the winner's choice from the store
is...
who made this gorgeous card :) 

Congratulations Jen, please take our winner's badge for your blog :)

Our Forever Friends Favourite, as sponsored by
who are providing our lucky winner with 4 sheets of digis of the winner's choice from the store
is...
who made this lovely card.
Congratulations Linda!
Please take our Favourites badge for your blog - 
we'd also love to have you as our next Guest Designer :)

Congratulations ladies, please contact Diane at dianej00-foreverfriends@yahoo.co.uk
to sort out your prizes :)

See you all tomorrow for our next challenge :)
Tanya and the DT ladies xxx

Monday, 14 January 2013

Fortnightly Challenge 53 - Your Favourite Embellishment

Good morning friends!

Welcome to our latest challenge! But before I go into the details, please see our post HERE with the winners of Fortnightly Challenge 52. Thanks to everyone who entered and well done to our two very deserving winners.

Also, please see our giveaway post HERE for the chance to win a lovely stamp set from our amazing sponsor, Cupids Clear Stamps.

Before I start into the posting, we unfortunately have to say goodbye to Sassy, as she's had to leave us due to life getting in the way. Sorry to see you go, Sassy, we've loved having you, and the door is always open! And I'm sure we'll see you around blogland - thank you for being part of our Design Team - we'll all miss you.

Anyway, now that I've got those details out of the way, onto the challenge! This fortnight, we'd like you to 

Use Your Favourite Embellishments

Nice and easy :) So come join us! As always, we have two fabulous sponsors. 

Our Randomly Selected Winner's prize is sponsored by 

who are providing our lucky winner with 4 digis of the winner's choice from the store. 
They're also having a sale until January 31st - 20% off everything! You should go check it out :)

Our Forever Friends Favourite prize is sponsored by

who are providing our lucky winner with 4 sheets of digis of the winner's choice from the store.

So here's some inspiration from our lovely Design Team ladies :) We were joined this time by four fantastic Guest Designers from Whoopsi Daisy - thanks ladies for joining us! Here are their fab cards. We're lucky enough to have Pauline and Bettina on our Monthly Team too!

using Sheet 412


using Sheet 411


using Sheet 389


using Sheet 375

We were joined as well by Ria, Guest Designer from Meljen's Designs. She made this gorgeous card using a cute Meljen's image :)


We were also joined by DLR, who was the winner of our Forever Friends Favourite spot a couple of challenges ago. Here's the beautiful card she made.


And our regular Design Team's cards:

Lisa using Whoopsi Daisy image


Sandra H using Whoopsi Daisy image...

...and Forever Friends image...

...and Meljens Designs image


Julie using Whoopsi Daisy image...


...and Forever Friends image


Shirl using Meljen's Designs image...

...and Whoopsi Daisy image...

...and Forever Friends image


Claire using Meljen's Designs image...

...and using Forever Friends image


Linda using Meljen's Designs image...

...and using Whoopsi Daisy image...

...and using Forever Friends image


Mags using Whoopsi Daisy image...

...and using Meljen's Designs image


Karen G using Meljen's Designs image


Rachel, using Whoopsi Daisy image...

...using Meljen's Designs image...

...and using Forever Friends image.


Moshie using Meljen's Designs image


Sassy using Whoopsi Daisy image...

...using Forever Friends image...

...and using Meljen's Designs image


Tanya using Whoopsi Daisy image...

...and Meljen's Designs image


Diane using Whoopsi Daisy image...

...using Meljen's Designs image...

...and using another Meljen's Designs image

Go see all our DT's members' individual blogs to find out what their favourite embellishments are, and please join us with your cards :) We're looking forward to seeing them and finding out what your favourite embellishments are too!
Love From the Forever Friends Design Team xxx