Wednesday, 31 August 2011

August Challenge

Welcome to the August challenge - where did the rest of the year disappear to?

August is the month of the Notting hill Carnival

The challenge this month is bold, bright and loud

I found this website with an amazing picture which sums it up

Here is what the design team created:

When I think about carnivals I think about a real eclectic mix of styles, colours & objects & with this in mind I created the frame above. I used glimmer sprays to give a really brighy & shimmery feel to the background  and then I just put a collection together of my favourite bits and pieces from my stash


I recenetly went to a very french themed carnival not far from me! so thought i'd create a card that followed this it was full of colours but the main being pink and black!

I decided as it was Summer to make the card extra bright and bold but also having what we all want on a warm day, ICE CREAM!!

Your prize this month is a RAK from my own stash of a packet of card blanks, envelopes and some ribbon.  Entry is open now via the inlinkz button below until 23:59 GMT on 31st August.

Last month we had a whopping 62 entries which was amazing.  There can only be one winner though and that is number 38.

number 38 was scrappy scatty jan with this adorable duck

Jan if you can email me at with your details and I will get your prize out to you asap.


  1. CONGRATS Jan !! well done x

  2. That inspiration picture is pretty amazing. How much fun would that be to wear. Thanks so much for the challenge.

  3. YAY how fun! Linky says it expires in 2 days though?!?!?!?

  4. Lovely challenge, hope my little Mole fits in!

  5. Oh what a Fab Mardi gras picture!

    Great Dt inspirations and projects!

    Take care
    Big Hugs