Monday, June 10, 2024

Challenge 59 - Anything Goes/Floral

 Hello and welcome back to the challenge blog!

A big thank you to everyone who took part in our last challenge - we really appreciate you joining in.

Don't forget to come back here on 25 June to see who is the winner and top 3 was from last month's challenge and of course to see more inspiration from the Design Team for our current challenge.

And don't forget that all our challenges are now 'anything goes' with an optional theme for you to follow.  Our Design Team will use the optional theme but you can choose whether to or not.

And now on to this month's challenge and our theme, chosen by Kimberly, is -

ANYTHING GOES/FLORALS

And here is some inspiration from our Design Team:

Clara using Spring Bumble Bee

Gina using Sunday Best

Maria using Flower Fairy - Tulip

Samantha using Flower Fairy - Daisy

Great inspiration from the team!

Please link up your cards below remembering to link to your post not your whole blog.

Our rules are in the sidebar - please make sure you follow them so you are eligible for our winner's prize of three digi stamps of your choice.  Our challenges end at 12 noon GMT on the 9th of each month and as I mentioned above, the results will be published in our second post of the month on the 25th.

Helen and the Star Stampz Team x

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Saturday, May 25, 2024

Challenge 58 Reminder and Winner and Top 3 From Challenge 57

 Welcome back to the Star Stampz Challenge Blog.

 We're back today with a reminder of our current challenge and the winner and top 3 from Challenge 57.

Our theme for Challenge 57 was anything goes/in the air and we had some fabulous entries - your support is much appreciated.

First of all our winner chosen by random.org is:

#10 - Silke

Congratulations Elaine!  Please e-mail me (Helen) at madebyhelenblog@yahoo.com and let me know which 3 images you would like from the Star Stampz Etsy Shop - please include links in your e-mail.  Please claim your prize by the end of June.

And now let's see who I've chosen as the top 3 from Challenge 57:

#6 - Paper Whims

#23 - Donna W

#26 - Astrid

Congratulations to you all!

I would like to invite you all to be Guest Designers for a future challenge.  If you would like to take up this invitation, please e-mail me (address above) and we will get everything set up.

And now here is some more wonderful inspiration from the Design Team for our current challenge:












We hope that's inspired you to join our challenge - we'd love to see your cards!

Helen and the Star Stampz Challenge x




Friday, May 10, 2024

Challenge 58 - Anything Goes/Happy Birthday

 Hello and welcome back to the challenge blog!

A big thank you to everyone who took part in our last challenge - we really appreciate you joining in.

Don't forget to come back here on 25 May to see who is the winner and top 3 was from last month's challenge and of course to see more inspiration from the Design Team for our current challenge.

And don't forget that all our challenges are now 'anything goes' with an optional theme for you to follow.  Our Design Team will use the optional theme but you can choose whether to or not.

And now on to this month's challenge and our theme, chosen by Maria, is -

ANYTHING GOES/HAPPY BIRTHDAY

We have a Guest Designer joining us this month - please welcome Patsy and here is her beautiful card:


Patsy has used 'Autumn Fall Girl Reading' to make her card.  Please visit her blog and leave her a comment.

And now here is some inspiration from our Design Team:

Clara using 'Sparkle'

Gina using 'The Zoo'

Maria using 'Sakura Cherry Blossom'

Samantha using 'Journey Through a Book'

Great inspiration from the team!

Please link up your cards below remembering to link to your post not your whole blog.

Our rules are in the sidebar - please make sure you follow them so you are eligible for our winner's prize of three digi stamps of your choice.  Our challenges end at 12 noon GMT on the 9th of each month and as I mentioned above, the results will be published in our second post of the month on the 25th.

Helen and the Star Stampz Team x

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Thursday, April 25, 2024

Challenge 57 Reminder and Winner and Top 3 From Challenge 56

  Welcome back to the Star Stampz Challenge Blog7

 We're back today with a reminder of our current challenge and the winner and top 3 from Challenge 56.

Our theme for Challenge 56 was anything goes/animals and we had some fabulous entries - your support is much appreciated.

First of all our winner chosen by random.org is:

#26 - Elaine L-P


Congratulations Elaine!  Please e-mail me (Helen) at madebyhelenblog@yahoo.com and let me know which 3 images you would like from the Star Stampz Etsy Shop - please include links in your e-mail.  Please claim your prize by the end of May.

And now let's see who team member Clara has chosen as the top 3 from Challenge 56:

#3 - Donna W


#24 - Aunty Sue


#25 - Astrid


Congratulations to you all!

I would like to invite you all to be Guest Designers for a future challenge.  If you would like to take up this invitation, please e-mail me (address above) and we will get everything set up.

And now here is some more wonderful inspiration from the Design Team:









We hope that's inspired you to join our challenge - we'd love to see your cards!

Helen and the Star Stampz Challenge x


Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Challenge 57 - Anything Goes/In the Air

 Hello and welcome back to the challenge blog.

A big thank you to everyone who took part in our last challenge - we really appreciate you joining in.

Don't forget to come back here on 25 April to see who is the winner and top 3 was from last month's challenge and of course to see more inspiration from the Design Team for our current challenge.

And don't forget that all our challenges are now 'anything goes' with an optional theme for you to follow.  Our Design Team will use the optional theme but you can choose whether to or not.

And now on to this month's challenge and our theme, chosen by Kel, is -

ANYTHING GOES/IN THE AIR

We have a Guest Designer joining us this month - please welcome Vannessa and here is her beautiful card:

Vannessa has used Balloons and Ice Cream to make her card.

And now here is some inspiration from our Design Team:

Clara using Balloons and Ice Cream

Gina using Spring Bumble Bee

Maria using Spring Bumble Bee

Samantha using Wicked Elphaba and Glinda

Great inspiration from the team!

Please link up your cards below remembering to link to your post not your whole blog.

Our rules are in the sidebar - please make sure you follow them so you are eligible for our winner's prize of three digi stamps of your choice.  Our challenges end at 12 noon GMT on the 9th of each month and as I mentioned above, the results will be published in our second post of the month on the 25th.

Helen and the Star Stampz Team x


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Monday, March 25, 2024

Challenge 56 Reminder and Winner and Top 3 From Challenge 55

 Welcome back to the Star Stampz Challenge Blog!

 We're back today with a reminder of our current challenge and the winner and top 3 from Challenge 55.

Our theme for Challenge 55 was anything goes/storybook characters and we had some fabulous entries - your support is much appreciated.

First of all our winner chosen by random.org is:

#16 - Patsy Long


Congratulations Patsy!  Please e-mail me (Helen) at madebyhelenblog@yahoo.com and let me know which 3 images you would like from the Star Stampz Etsy Shop - please include links in your e-mail.  Please claim your prize by the end of April.

And now let's see who team member Samantha has chosen as the top 3 from Challenge 55:

#15 - Jinny


#16 - Patsy Long (it must be your lucky week!)


#17 - Silke


Congratulations to you all!

I would like to invite you all to be Guest Designers for a future challenge.  If you would like to take up this invitation, please e-mail me (address above) and we will get everything set up.

And now here is some more wonderful inspiration from the Design Team:



Deanne using The Zoo




We hope that's inspired you to join our challenge - we'd love to see your cards!

Helen and the Star Stampz Challenge x

Sunday, March 10, 2024

Challenge 56 - Anything Goes/Animals

 Hello and welcome back to the challenge blog!

A big thank you to everyone who took part in our last challenge - we really appreciate you joining in.

Don't forget to come back here on 25 March to see who is the winner and top 3 was from last month's challenge and of course to see more inspiration from the Design Team for our current challenge.

And don't forget that all our challenges are now 'anything goes' with an optional theme for you to follow.  Our Design Team will use the optional theme but you can choose whether to or not.

And now on to this month's challenge and our theme, chosen by Clara, is -

ANYTHING GOES/ANIMALS

And here is some inspiration from our Design Team who this month all chose to use the same cute digi stamp 'Puppy Rabbit' which is available here in the Etsy shop.









Great inspiration from the team!

Please link up your cards below remembering to link to your post not your whole blog.

Our rules are in the sidebar - please make sure you follow them so you are eligible for our winner's prize of three digi stamps of your choice.  Our challenges end at 12 noon GMT on the 9th of each month and as I mentioned above, the results will be published in our second post of the month on the 25th.

Don't forget about our Instagram page here.

Happy crafting

Helen and the Star Stampz Challenge Team x


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Sunday, February 25, 2024

Challenge 55 Reminder and Winner and Top 3 From Challenge 54

 Welcome back to the Star Stampz Challenge!

We're back today with a reminder of our current challenge and the winner and top 3 from Challenge 54.

Our theme for Challenge 54 was anything goes/fairies and we had some fabulous entries - your support is much appreciated.

First of all our winner chosen by random.org is:

#6 - Elle-Jeanne


Congratulations Elle-Jeanne.  Please e-mail me (Helen) at madebyhelenblog@yahoo.com and let me know which 3 images you would like from the Star Stampz Etsy Shop - please include links in your e-mail.  Please claim your prize by the end of March.

And now let's see who team member Deanne has chosen as the top 3 from Challenge 53:

#8 - Vannessa


#15 - Jinny


#23 - Kitty


Congratulations to you all!

I would like to invite you all to be Guest Designers for a future challenge.  If you would like to take up this invitation, please e-mail me (address above) and we will get everything set up.

And now here is some more Christmas inspiration from the Design Team:

Annie using Cinderella 








We hope that's inspired you to join our challenge - we'd love to see your cards!

Helen and the Star Stampz Challenge x

Saturday, February 10, 2024

Challenge 55 - Anything Goes/Storybook Characters

 Hello and welcome back to the challenge blog!

A big thank you to everyone who took part in our last challenge - we really appreciate you joining in.

Don't forget to come back here on 25 February to see who is the winner and top 3 was from last month's challenge and of course to see more inspiration from the Design Team for our current challenge.

And don't forget that all our challenges are now 'anything goes' with an optional theme for you to follow.  Our Design Team will use the optional theme but you can choose whether to or not.

And now on to this month's challenge and our theme, chosen by Samantha, is -

ANYTHING GOES/STORYBOOK CHARACTERS

We have a Guest Designer joining us this month - please welcome Uschi.

Here is her card:


She has used Snow White - please visit her blog here to leave her a comment.

And here is some inspiration from our Design Team:







Great inspiration from the team!

Please link up your cards below remembering to link to your post not your whole blog.

Our rules are in the sidebar - please make sure you follow them so you are eligible for our winner's prize of three digi stamps of your choice.  Our challenges end at 12 noon GMT on the 9th of each month and as I mentioned above, the results will be published in our second post of the month on the 25th.

Don't forget about our Instagram page here.

Happy crafting

Helen and the Star Stampz Challenge Team x


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