Friday, 17 September 2010

Challenge 36 - Text

What a fabulous response we had to our 'Favourites' challenge last week. Can't imagine how many hours were spent online admiring your wonderful work, and even though we spotted a couple of 'non-Christmas' entries, it was time very well spent as we picked up some wonderful ideas and tips so thank you all for sharing.
Your task this week is to create a Christmas card or project with a focal feature of
TEXT
Ooooooooo'errrrrrrr!
We can hear the sharp intake of breath already but don't start hyperventilating yet as we think you'll find it's actually easier than you might think.
Breathe in ..... and out .... in .... and out.
There now - that's better.
Here are a few ideas which may help get you started.
* word shaped cards.
* use templates, chipboard letters or peel offs to create a word as a focal point.
or
* how about simply using paper with text patterns.
* there are some beautiful stamps available with lovely sentiments intended for the insides, but you could do a 'switcheroo' and place it on the front instead of an image.
* if you have a Christmas Text embossing stencil or folder - that will do nicely.
and
* if you're lucky enough to own a craft robo or similar cutting machine - SHEESH! - you're well-sorted!
These are just a few suggestions and we have no doubt you've now got plenty more ideas of your own to dazzle us with!
The DT projects including a lovely topper from our September Guest Designer Anne of Wicked Designs, are shown below and if you want to know the details of our designs, just click on the names to visit our personal blogs.





Ann
 


The deadline for this challenge is

12 noon (UK time)
Thursday 23rd September 2010

You are free to create whatever you like ... it doesn't have to be a card ... in fact, show us as many different projects as you want to share.
Just remember ... have fun and don't forget to leave us a direct link to your project in our comment box so we can come and admire your creativity.

Ann, Irene, Max
xxx

51 comments:

  1. OOOH, now that IS an interesting project . . . off to check my stash peeps.

    Kathyk

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  2. Another great challenge from the girls this week and here is my card

    Anne

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  3. feeling the love today. Here is my card:
    http://craftytess.blogspot.com/2010/09/christmas-love.html

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  4. Thank you ladies for a lovely theme.
    Away for a few weeks so may not be able to take part - but I will try!
    Mine is here
    http://redmossramblings.blogspot.com/2010/09/bah-humbug-36-text.html
    Janet xx

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  5. What fabulous cards from the DT girls. Earlier than usual for me. Rita xx Here's Mine

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  6. Great challenge and cards - my card is here x

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  7. Another great challenge this week girls which allowed me to play with a new stamp!!! As if I needed an excuse......... lol You can find my card here.

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  8. Here's mine http://justsoducky.blogspot.com/2010/09/happy-holidays.html

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  9. Thanks for a great challenge ..... Here is my entry
    Love Susan
    xxx

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  10. Ooh you know us so well don't you!! There was definitely a sharp intake of breath from me lol. Turned all my drawers upside down and inside out and came up with this

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  11. Great DT cards here is mine
    http://bitsandpiecec.blogspot.com/2010/09/blue-snowman.html

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  12. Two weeks running - I wonder how long I can keep this up.
    My 'text' card is
    Here
    Beryl xx

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  13. Just the challenge to play with my new stamps. YIPPEE....Here is my card. x

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  14. My card is here
    Thanks for such a great challenge this week - I just happened to have this card which I made recently, and thought it would fit the bill! Hope my code works OK - my brain clel doesn't seem to be working today!
    HUgs, Sylvia xx

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  15. Hi there, just posted mine - you can view at the blog address below (wish I knew how to insert a hyperlink in to a comment!!!)

    http://purpliciousprincessdiaries.blogspot.com/2010/09/bah-humbug-christmas-cards-everywhere.html#comments

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  16. Great challenge and inspiring samples from the DT. My entry is here. Thanks, Nicki

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  17. fab theme and Anne's card and the DT cards are all gorgeous :-)

    you can see my card here

    luv
    Lols x x x

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  18. Fab theme again and what gorgeous cards!! Mine is here
    Claire xx

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  19. this is great - I had the perfect stamp - here is my card

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  20. Here's mine: http://tbearstouch.blogspot.com/2010/09/ho-ho-ho-no-images.html

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  21. Great challenge and fab DT cards! My card is here

    Thanks for looking :o) Lisa x

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  22. Thanks for the inspiration ladies :D my card XXX

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  23. OK, here comes my card for this weeks challenge.
    My entry
    xMarie

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  24. I'm a bit later this week with my entry for this challenge - things sometimes get in the way!!  My crd can be seen on my blog

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  25. Hi
    Great theme and love the DT cards.
    Here is mine

    Hugs Alison.
    xxx

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  26. Hi Gals
    Thank you for a lovely challenge. My card is here . xx

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  27. Here
    is my card for this weeks Bah Humbug Challenge 'Text' Another fab. challenge and superb DT cards
    Carole x

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  28. At last I've managed to get my card uploaded! Your cards are great this week ladies, you can have a little peep at mine here .

    Jenny x

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  29. Hi ladies, great cards and another great challenge. Here is my contribution.
    http://kraftykoolkat.blogspot.com/2010/09/bh-challenge36-dcdcc-challenge-35.html

    Hugs
    Cathy
    xxxxx

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  30. Love you Blog and great challenges. "HERE" is my entry x

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  33. Great DT card and challenge once again Ladies, you can find my entry here

    Pat xx

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  34. Hello ladies here is hoping this works this time!! (Please remove previous entries if possible!!) Love Steph
    Here is my card

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  35. Well, a bit earlier (not much but...) this time, ladies. I really enjoyed this challenge and love your examples. My card is HERE xxD

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  36. Evening ladies, my card is on my blog. Sue x

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  37. You can find my card here http://trailsofpaper.blogspot.com/2010/09/merry-christmas.html
    Thank you

    Mari Harpham

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  38. I just couldn't get this song out of my head, so here is my attempt, another stumper for me this week. You girls are very good at this challenge thing--
    Here's my entry

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  39. You can find my card here at
    http://ilovetomakecards.blogspot.com/2010/09/sentiment-as-main-feature.html

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  40. http://christinesplace-christine.blogspot.com/2010/09/xmas-and-blk-n-white.html

    Gorgeous cards from the dT.
    Crafty Chris x

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  41. I loved doing this challenge! Thanks so much for the wonderful inspirations! here to see my entry Hugs, Moshie

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