Saturday 30 October 2010

Week 76

A very good morning to everyone and welcome to a brand new challenge here at Allsorts, were this week it is my turn Brenda, to host the theme.

Thank you to everyone who joined us last week for Debs spots and stripes theme, you shared some awesome work with us and it was clearly a theme that you really enjoyed. Don't forget to check to see who won that super Martha Stewart punch and if you were one of Deb's Top 5.

So on to this week's theme which is:

Gold and Cream with a hint of red

You might use this as the opportunity for another Christmas card for the collection, or something completely different. As usual what you create is entirely up to you, all we ask is that you follow the theme.

This week one of our regular sponsors Sir Stampalot are offering a prize for one lucky winner. Sir Stampalot specialise in quality rubber stamps as well as selling a host of all things crafty to feed your addiction. They have a fabulous spacious shop in Peterborough as well as an on line store. Here is the prize:

Thanks for joining us and have fun............

Winner Challenge 75 & Top5

Good morning. Well you all seemed to have the same passion for Spots & Stripes that I have and it was really lovely popping round to see to all your wonderful projects - thanks for taking the time to share them with us.
As always we can only have 1 winner - picked by Random.Org and the winner this week is............

True Random Number Generator
Min: 1
Max: 144
Result: 103
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That's you Teri
with this fab card

Congrats Teri, please e-mail at to find out how to claim your prize.

And now here's my Top5 for this week (in no particular order)

Great projects ladies, please grab yourself a TOP5 badge and display with pride.
Don't forget to check back later to see the new challenge theme for this week.
Debs xx

Saturday 23 October 2010

Week 75 Spots & Stripes

Good  morning, Thanks to everyone that joined us for Helene's fantastic BINGO challenge last week - wasn't that a great theme!!!

This week it's my (Debs) turn to set the theme and I would like to see lots of
on your projects.

This week we are sponsored by the lovely Jackie
from the Crafty Garden

The Crafty Garden

Jackies shop opened in April situated in Seaford,
In the shop amongst other crafty stuff she stocks:Rubber Stamping, Die Cut Decoupage and

General Papercrafts Supplies
Now stocking single Promarkers
Martha Stewart Punches, Elusive Images, Hero Arts,
Whiff of Joy, House Mouse unmounted stamps,
new scene-its from Hobby Art, Cuttlebug, Spellbinders
Nestabilities, Marianne D dies, new embossing folders
from Crafts Too and Craft Concepts and so much more...

 no online shopping at the moment but Jackie hopes it will come in soon!!!.

Jackie is offereing a Martha Stewart deep edge punch to this weeks lucky winner.

So here is the gorgeous inspiration from the DT:

Guest Designer

Louise for Sir Stampalot






Hope you can find time to join in the fun with us this week.

Winner of the bingo challenge

Morning, I'm a little late with the winner and top 5 today, sorry about that! It was great to visit you all and it was really pleasing to see that so many of you appreciated the bingo challenge. Maybe we'll see it on other challenge blogs in the future ;)

So, the winner of the 5 digital stamps or digital paper sets of their choice from Robyn's Fetish Digital Stamps And More is:

75. Distressed Miss Grats! Please send me a mail: and I'll sort your prize.

And my top 5 are:

150. Dorcas

147. Mandy

124. Ellen

53. Kitty

12. Mary Lou

Grats girls, you were great!

Saturday 16 October 2010

Week 74 Lets play bingo

This week I, Mummylade, will be your hostess for the challenge and it's time to play bingo. Choose whichever row you like - down, across or diagonally - and use that material on your project. And please remember to write what row you chose in your post.

Robyn's Fetish Digital Stamps And More is proud to sponsor this challenge.
Robyn's Fetish Digital Stamps And More, a division of I Did It Creations, was created and it
is owned by Robyn Weinrib. Robyn offers a wonderful variety of digital stamps and digital papers,
designed to meet the needs of all digital paper crafting addicts for every occasion.
Robyn's Fetish Digital Stamps And More is happy to offer the winner of this challenge 5 digital stamps
or digital paper sets of their choice.

I chose the row Lace, Flowers, Tags.

Lace, flowers, tags

I chose the line Brads, Buttons and Punch

(lace, flowers, tag)

(flowers, pearls, punch)

Brads, Buttons, Punch

Punch, Ribbon, Tag

buttons, brads, punch

Punch, Pearls, Flowers

Please scroll down for Amanda's winner and top 5 post

winner and my top 5

good morning all and wow what a musical week I have had! I have been breaking into song regularly while at the pc and attracting many odd looks from hubby who I suspect may be ready to call for the men in the white coats.......better watch the spontaneous singing and talking to myself for a while!!!

So anyway before they arrive let me tell you the winner and the top 5 :o) The winner picked by random number thingumy is

.......number 174, Corry,
Well done Corry, please email me at and I will arrange to have your stamp sent to you.

It was so hard to pick my top 5 this week as there were almost 200 gorgeous cards to choose from, but here they are in no particular order:





Please take the "I made the top 5" banner ladies and display it on your blogs.
Thankyou everyone for taking part in my challenge. Can't wait to see what you all make this week :o)

Saturday 9 October 2010

Week 73 Inspiration from song title

Good morning all and welcome to another new week at Allsorts! What lovely work we have seen this week for Kirsten's Travel theme, I was in the mood for a holiday after looking at some of your entries.

This week I (Amanda) would like to see your work taking inspiration from a song title, and of course being the nosy body I am I want to know the song!! I fully anticipate having all your songs going round in my head all week, but I don't care because I love music.

And here is the prize for this weeks lucky winner, a really cute stamp from this weeks sponsors Sir Stampalot - Whipper Snapper Noah's Ark stamp. Sir Stampalot have a fabulous spacious shop in Peterborough as well as an on line store specialising in he very best of rubber stamps and all things crafty to feed your addiction. And Janice from Stampalot has even come up with a song title to go with the prize:

The Animals Went in Two by Two

Our fabulous DT girls have done an amazing job I am sure you'll agree. They certainly had me singing....especially Brenda's Madness number :o)

Sir Stampalot are also our Guest Designers this month and we are thrilled to have Louise from Sir Stampalot with us again this week. Here is what she has created for us.

Have a musical week :o)

One little Christmas tree - Stevie Wonder

Be My Baby by the Ronettes


Our House in the Middle of our Street - Madness


Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

Beyonce - Halo

Oh Christmas Tree

Relax by Frankie goes to Hollywood


Rockstar - Nickelback