Saturday 28 April 2012

Week 152 - Shaker card

Morning everyone, Nicola here with a new challenge for you. But first I want to thank all of you who used Emma's sketch last week and dont forget to scroll down for the winners post, were you our winner or one of the hand picked Top 5?

Right, on to this week, I would love to see your
Shaker cards
and you can be as creative or CAS as you like!

We are sponsored this week by Ruth from:
A Passion for Stamps

4 images of winners choice

offering four images for one lucky winner.

“My name is Ruth and I live in Northern Ireland with my husband and two grown up sons.I started drawing my own images for my cards a couple of years ago and A Passion for Stamps was born! Since then I have got a great Design Team on board making beautiful cards using my images. I draw a wide range of images including florals, animals, birds, cute, male etc and love to use punches to complement them. Please pay us a visit and if there is something you'd really like drawn, feel free to drop me a line."


Addicted to Stamps

Addicted to Stamps

Offering one lucky winner a $15 voucher to spend at their store.

Our Guest Designer from A Passion for Stamps,
Ruth's beautiful shaker card
Using Mannequin image

Here are our gorgeous DT creations for your inspiration, click on the designers names to take you to their individual blogs, your visits are always welcome.

Using Ruth's Alstroemeria image



Please enter using Mr Linky below, you have until 2pm on Friday 4th May.

Thanks for your continued support, the Allsorts DT can't wait to visit your blogs to see what you make this week.
Happy crafting,

Friday 27 April 2012

winner and top 5 of this weeks sketch challenge

Thank you to evryone who joined in my sketch challenge this week there really are some creative crafty peeps out there....

ok the winner of the vintage seam binding from pretty little ribbons is.....

18 - Mina

Congrats hun if you email me your details ill get your prize organised for you

Ok top 5 now in no particular order

17 - Calypso

4 - Kirsten

35 - Debby

27 - Sandy

32 - Coops

congrats ladies please take the top 5 button from the sidebar and wear on your blogs with pride

Saturday 21 April 2012

Week 151 - Sketch

Good Morning and welcome to another Challenge here at Allsorts..but first
I think there must be many button boxes and thread drawers that are a little lighter in craft world judging by the entries for Fleur's challenge last week I hope you have popped by our earlier post to see if you are a winner or one of our top 5......

Ok now just a quick notice just to let you know the closing time for Allsorts challenges is changing as of this week from 6pm to 2pm every Friday the winners post from that weeks challenge will now appear on a Friday evening to close that weeks challenge :)

Ok technical issues out of the way and on to this weeks challenge!
 this week it is my (Emma's) challenge and I have this sketch for you feel free to rotate and add embelishments but this is the sketch we will be looking for in valid entries .... 

The Pretty Little Ribbon Shop is an online store providing a good selection of quality ribbon, twine, seam binding, rubber stamps, embellishments and buttons for all of your crafting needs. We aim to provide a fast, reliable and friendly service to our customers. Small orders and International customers are welcomed. New in stock this month is a selection of coloured and very pretty tulle fabric strips. These are great for cardmaking, wedding favours and stationery etc. We also offer a selection of special offers HERE.

The prize this month is a selection of Vintage style Seam Binding.

We have some fantastic Inspiration from the design team this week please feel free to visit and  show some bloggy love and let them know you saw their work at Allsorts :)


Bow and roses made with Pretty Little Ribbons organza 15cm ribbon


Week 150 Winner & Top 5 ~ Buttons & Threads

Good morning peeps,
Firstly a massive thank you for all the fab entrants for last weeks challenge.
There were some gorgeous creations.

The winner of the $15 voucher for "Little darlings" 
as chosen by good ole random org. 

True Random Number Generator 

and that is ..........

Please contact me at to sort your prize

Now onto this weeks top 5, and in no particular order

Well done ladies, grab out badge & wear it with pride.

Pop back later and see what our lovely Emma has got lined up for you.


Saturday 14 April 2012

Week 150 - Buttons and Threads

Morning ladies, Fleur here!
what a fab response to Brenda's colour bingo last week
I think this is a firm favourite of yours, so many combinations for you to go with,
Don't forget to check to see if you were a lucky winner, or if you were chosen for a top 5 spot.

This week it's my turn to pick a theme and I'd like to see .....


Our sponsor this week is
and they are offering one lucky winner
$15 voucher to spend on their on-line store.


Tuesday 10 April 2012

Winner and Top 5 Week 148 - Photo Inspiration

Good morning. Debs here with news of last week's Photo Inspiration challenge winner and Top5.
Sorry I'm late with the announcement but I was away with the family for the Easter weekend and had limited internet access :o)

Thank you to everyone that joined us last week - we all really appreciate your support.

So the lucky winner picked at random is....................................

Mary D

Congrats Mary - please email me on in order to arrange your prize from the wonderful Sally-Ann at DSB

and here are the Top 5 in numerical order 

Congratulations ladies, please grab yourself a top5 blinkie from the sidebar and display on your blog with pride.

Have a wonderful day.

Saturday 7 April 2012

Week 149 - Colour Bingo

Good Morning to you all, Brenda here with a new challenge and I've got a bingo theme for you this week. 

It was lovely to see so many of you join in with Debs inspirational theme last week, so many pretty Spring and Easter cards. Deb's is away for a few days and will post her winner and Top 5 after Easter, so don't forget to pop back and check out her post.

Here's your bingo grid, you can select a line in any direction or four corners but please make sure you tell us which one you have gone for in your post.

We have two great sponsors this week and we are pleased to welcome Digidoodle for the first time offering a $10 store spend.

Our second sponsor is Letraset who are offering a set of Promarkes to one lucky winner. They are also running a special promotion: 

Easter Holiday Special Offer, simply visit the Letraset store and add the items you wish to purchase to your shopping cart, then the discount coupon code EWK2012 when prompted and click 'add' to include the discount to your final order To be eligible for the 20% discount, ensure your order value is over £12.

The Design Team have again pulled out all the stops and have some wonderful inspiration for you, please do pop along to their individual blogs to show your appreciation for all their hard work.









I hope you all have a good Easter, if you are in the UK then I know the weather's not so good, but I hope you enjoy whatever you have planned and that you get a bit of crafty time to join us this week.