Saturday 31 July 2010

Allsorts Challenge 63 - Dressing Up

Good morning one & all, it's that time of week again!

Thanks so much to all of you who took part in Amanda's Baby/Child theme,
there were so many very cute entries!
This week it's me Fleur to pick & I'd like to see Dressing up!
It could be fancy dress, a dress for a special event or even a classy pair of shoes - It's entirely up to you, as long as we can see a dressing up theme we'll be happy!

Our sponsors this week are One Stop Card Crafts

Why not pop over and check out the DT's personal blogs.
We look forward to seeing your enties.

week 62 winner and top 5

Morning all and thankyou so much for all your fabulous entries! I have seen so many gorgeous new baby stamps that I really want to get now...thankfully I have a few friends who are expecting lol

The winner picked by is : number 11 Karla with this card.
Congratulations Karla, please email me at and I will arrange for you to get your prize.

It was so hard to choose my top 5, I had a looong list to go back over :o)

After lots of agony my top 5 is:
3 141 Bettina
4 115 Karin
5 13 Jenny
Well done to you all, help yourselves to the I made the top 5 banner
Looking forward to looking round all your entries for Fleurs great challenge this week :o)

Saturday 24 July 2010

Helene's Love theme winner - redraw

Hi, the winner from Helene's theme of Love, has not made contact.
So it has been redrawn & the new winner is......

Congratulations please contact me at

Allsorts Challenge 62 Baby/Child

Hello all and welcome back to Allsorts for another week of fun!
This week is my (Amanda) turn to set the challenge and I would like to see something for a baby or child.
This week we are proud to welcome back Wink Wink Ink as this week's sponsor.
Wink Wink Ink started in January 2010. Our images are original, well drawn and clear with a style you won't find anywhere else. If you like animals, children and fantasy creatures you will love our stamps. New stamps are added to our store every week so there is always something new to see. Images and 300 dpi and come in three formats: black and white jpg for colouring; transparent png for layeringon all your digital creations; and a coloured jpg for use as a colouring guide or print and embellish for quick, beautiful projects in no time flat. We hope you stop by and visit us soon at
The winner will win 3 images of their choice from Wink Wink Ink
Rememer the Penny Black at Allsorts challenge is also still open, entries have to be in by 12 noon on 29th July so get over and take a look as the prizes are fabulous
We are looking forward to seeing all your entries this week.

Winner & Top5 Challenge 61

Wow you certainly loved the summer theme last week - I think that might have been a record number of entries - thank you all so much for the support.

So who is the lucky winner of the $15 gift voucher from Whimsy Stamps
Well Mr plucked out the number

and that was you
with this gorgeous card

Congrats, please e-mail me on for details on how to claim your prize.

As always you made it really difficult to choose the Top5 but here they are, in numerical order:

Thanks ladies for such gorgeous work, please grab yourself a TOP5 blinkie and show it with pride.
Hope you can find time to join us again this week with another fab challenge.

Have a wonderful weekend.
Debs xx

Saturday 17 July 2010

Allsorts Challenge 61 - Summer Days

Good morning and welcome to another Saturday at Allsorts. Thanks to everyone that found the time to join us last week with Helene's 'Heart' challenge - we had some gorgeous projects - don't forget to check who won the fab DSB prize and who Helene piced as her Top5. This week it's my (Debs)turn to pick the theme and I chose SUMMER DAYS - you can interpret this either through colours or images.

This week we are thrilled to have Whimsy Stamps as our sponsor who are offering our lucky winner a $15 gift voucher to spend in their store. They are a family owned art stamp company dedicated to providing crafters around the world with whimsical and fun rubber stamp designs. Our exclusive stamps are great for card making, scrap booking, and many other crafting projects. We have had a love of stamping and card making for many years.

All of their stamps are made from deeply etched rubber, mounted on Cling Cushion Foam, and once trimmed, they are ready to use with an acrylic block.
Whimsy Stamps is located in New Hampshire and all of our stamps are manufactured in the United States.

The DT were very lucky to have some Whimsy images to work with and here's what we came up with
starting with our Guest Designer

Hope you can join us this week.
I am looking forward to seeing all your wonderful work.

Don't forget that we also have our new challenge blog

and the theme this month is
why not combine the two challenges and double your chance of winning some fantastic prizes.

Have a wonderful weekend.
Debs xx

winner and top 5 for July Love


I got to visit a whole bunch of absolutely stunning projects the past week. I know I might have been picky in some of my comments but I said not a tiny heart in the challenge, didn't I? I hope you still like me =)

So, the winner of £10 worth of digi stamps of your choice from

chosen by is: #67 Janice  Congratulations!

Please send an mail to to sort your prize.

And my top 5 (which by the way was very hard this week) is:

Grats ladies, take our top 5 badge and display it proudly!

Saturday 10 July 2010

Allsorts Challenge 60 - July Love

Wonderful entries for Brenda's Create a scene challenge last week. Thank you so much! And there is still time to enter the Penny Black at Allsorts challenge. Fantastic prizes are at stake.

But now over to this week's challenge;

I love July! It's warm, it's lazy, it's vacation. I love it!

So, for this week's challenge, show your love by having a heart on your project. And not a teeny, tiny piece in a corner, let the heart be the focus point. Let your love show!

This week's winner will receive a prize from one of our regular sponsors who has absolutely gorgeous digi images :

My project IS a heart but don't feel forced to do that, look at the marvellous work of the rest of the DT for inspiration.



Saturday 3 July 2010

Allsorts Challenge 59 - Create a Scene

It's Saturday again folks and a a brand new theme here at Allsorts, Brenda here, back a bit quicker than normal to fit in with holybobs. Another fabulous collection of entries for Kirsten's embossing theme last week and some brilliant work from you mega talented bunch out there. Check the post below this one for Kirsten winner and Top five.

Before I tell you about the new challenge I need to remind you that out sister challenge Penny Black at Allsorts started on Thursday, so if you have not already been over to check it out what are you waiting for ? Our official sponsors Penny Black have provided some great stamps for our winners and there is also a Guest Designer spot up for grabs.

On to this weeks challenge and I would like you to:

Create a scene on your card

This can be using a collection of stamps, some masking or whatever other crafting techniques you wold like to share with us.

We have a brand new sponsor this week: Stamp Supermarket "Run by Stamper for Stampers" so they know just what us crafters are looking for. They are offering one luck winner:

Their on line offers an absolutely fantastic range of stamps and accessories and they also have a very useful second hand section so you can treat yourself to even more crafty goodies with the added bonus of free UK P&P on orders over £39.00

Design team have come up with some great inspiration and you can click on their names to go straight to their own blogs to check out what they are all up to.