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Monday, 13 May 2013

Welcome to the May Challenge!

J & C Creations Online Craft Shop

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 April entries is
No 7 - Kbrandy4
Could you please e-mail Jenny at  jenny@jandccreations.co.uk with your Snail Mail Address.
Our Top Three from March are:
No 2 - Kelly Lloyd
No 6 - Susan Stacey
No 1 - Helen
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  Jenny & 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 new 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 Armed Forces as it is Armed Forces Day on the 19th May.  It can be a card or project depicting what this means to you. It could be the colours of a platoon, regiment, barracks or uniform of someone you know,  The colours black, green and brown for camouflage, or a dedication to a lost or loved one. It would be really nice if you let us know in your link why you made the project, if there is a dedication behind it.  This project is to salute the work that they do.
The definition is: armed forces: pl n: (Military) the military forces of a nation or nations, including the army, navy, air force, marines, etc.

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 June 2013.

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 May and June.

May Challenge - Rocky

Items used:
Spellbinder Die - Sprightly Sprockets S5=048
Distress Ink - Vintage Photo
Distress Embossing Powder - Vintage Photo
Archival Ink - Jet Black
Perfect Medium
Cosmic PVA dries clear
Stamp - Flypast

Items in blue are available from J&C Creations

May Challenge - Natalie


Armed Forces - Inspired by the colours.

Ingredients -
LOTV Sketch Pad Image
Magnolia Paper
Assorted Buttons
PVA Glue, Dew Drops & Cheesecloth
Tim Holtz Paper Distresser Tool
Copic Ciao Markers - C1, C5, E00, E21, E31, E33, R11, R20, YG63 & YG67

Items from J&C Creations -
Kraft #8 Tag
Vintage Photo Distress Stain
Ranger Glossy Accents


May Challenge - Georgina
 Products used:

Cream Card
Brown Card
Green Card
Topper I have designed on the computer
"With Love" Stamp - J & C Creations
Memento Ink "Toffee Crunch" - J & C Creations
Green & Brown Ribbon
Olympic Gold Shimmer Pearl - J & C Creations

May Challenge - Sue 

Items used from J & C Creations:
Distress Ink in Rusty Hinge, Walnut Photo, Crushed Olive, Spiced Marmalade, Black Soot
Stazon in Timber Brown
WOW Embossing powders in Bright White

Other items:
Zig zag mask
Hot off the Press Flag and Chevron Stamps
Tim Holtz Stamp
Stampers Anonymous Classic Favourite Stamp
JustRite Vintage Travel Background Stamp

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  1. Wow, so happy to be chosen as one of your top 3.
    Great inspiration from the DT
    Hugs Kelly

    1. Well done and we hope to see your creations soon on the blog

  2. Wow!! Thank you for drawing my name as the winner and congratulations to the Top 3 Ladies!! Brilliant new challenge and fabulous DT makes!!
    Hugs, Hazel xx

    1. Nice to see you, and I hope we have given you some ideas of themes. Quite varied this month.

    2. Thanks Sue! I've entered a card and used the colours of the armed forces, hope you like it!!
      Hugs, Hazel xx

  3. Thank you for picking my card in Aprils top 3 and well done to all the other winners too x Susan x