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Wednesday 13 February 2013

February Challenge is upon us!

Thanks to everyone who entered our Challenge last month, we had some fab entries. 

And the winner of the £20 J & C Gift Voucher  who was chosen at random from the January entries  is
No 19 - Lisa T
Could you please e-mail Jenny at  jenny@jandccreations.co.uk with your Snail Mail Address.
Our Top Three from January are:
No 5 - Rachel
No 10 -  Susan
Thank you for your wonderful creations, can you grab the Top 3 Banner and add it to your sidebar and show it off!
AND FOR OUR PRIZE THIS MONTH WE ARE SPONSORED BY  Jennie & Denise from J & C Creations who are offering a fabulous £20 Voucher to spend on the website
The Design Team  will be posting some fabulous creations on the J & C Creations blog to inspire you over the coming month.  The website features lots of crafty products and the blog is easily linked for you to purchase items seen in the projects.  Click the logo to the side of the post to be transported to crafty heaven!

The Challenge title this month is INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP.  It can be between humans and/or animals.  It's your interpretation of the title.

To enter this months challenge, please post your entry on your blog and use the InLinkz box at the bottom of the competition blog post to provide a direct link to your project. The rules are that we only require 1 item which can be purchased from J & C Creations to be featured on your project.  Please include this on your blog post. The Challenge will close at 6pm on the 12th March.

As always, could we ask a huge favour please; could you help to make our job at leaving comments easier by turning off comment verification and enabling comment moderation instead. Please, pretty please, it’s ever so easy to do  and you won’t get spam comments as you can easily reject the comments that you don't want to appear. Also, can we remind you nicely that it’s fine to combine challenges but please, no back linking.

Sometimes it is not possible for the Design Team to leave a comments on every entry with these Blogger issues that some of us are having at the moment, but please be assured that we do stop by and we are doing our best and every single eligible entry goes into the draw for our prizes even if we don’t manage to leave you a comment.

Here is some inspiration to get you started on this month’s Challenge, we will be posting more inspiration throughout  February.

Tracey Anne
Here's my inspiration for the February Challenge 'International Friendship Month' Not the first time this stamp has been out as it is such a cutie I trend to use it a lot for  friendship and/or lovers cards.

 Items used:
Penny Black 'Furry Embrace' Stamp
The stamp Barn Friendship Sentiment' Stamp ( WOR123G) 
decorative Square die 
Marianne flower and swirl die( from Straight frame set)
Pearl embellishments 
patterned papers
Spellbinders labels17
Gold Peel offs
Alcohol pens to colours

Colours used for the little pussies were LG1, LG3, LG4, F2,NR2, NR3, Swing Seat NR3 ,NR5, Flowers LY2,LY4 and DG3, LG2, LG4 .
 All highlighted items can be found over at the J and C Creations website


Items Used:
Stamp - Penny Black set - Hugs
Spellbinders - Blossoms Two & Foliage
Embossing Folder - Garden Lattice
Distress Inks - Bundled Sage/Tumbled Glass/Wild Honey/Rusty Hinge/Scattered Straw
Archival Ink - Coffee
Cosmic Shimmer Embossing Powder - Clear

This Penny Black set is great for friends, anniversary, Mother's Day and even Valentines, it has so many cute stamps in one set. The flowers are also cut with the Blossoms die set and snipped to give petals.


Items used from J & C Creations:
Penny Black stamp
Spellbinder Label 21
Heartfelt Creations Decorative Butterfly Corner 
Distress Pens

Patterned backing papers
Flower and pearls
sentiment from the internet:
Need a smile, text me - Need a laugh, call me - Need a hug, come see me - Need love, you've already got me.

Link your project here:

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  1. thanks so much for putting my card in the top three for January - I'm very honoured! Will grab my badge and display it with pride - thankyou xx

    1. You're welcome. Hope to see further entries in the months to come.

  2. Thank you for picking my card in the top 3, looking forward to visiting your stand again at Harrogate in March and stocking up. Great cards by the DT x Susan x

    1. You're welcome. Hope to see further entries in the months to come.

  3. lovely challenge and gorgeous dt cards. janex

    1. Thanks for your comment. Hope to see you're project this month

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  5. Wow, I was so excited to find out that I'm the winner! I've emailed Jenny with my snail mail addy.

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  7. Fabulous cards from the DT and a super challenge, thanks xx

    1. Hope you come back and join in every month