Tuesday 16 October 2012

Challenge #57 Anything Goes

Good Morning Crafters

Congratulations to our winner of the $20 Paper Shelter Gift Voucher
if you would please contact me at and I will get your prize sorted out for you.
 and also grab your winner's badge from our badge page up top.

And now for our TOP 3 in no particular order
Don't forget to grab your Top 3 badge from our badge page to display on your blog

And now for this week's challenge......everyone's favorite challenge
 "Anything Goes"
Our new sponsor Marianne Designs 
is offering the winner 

About Marianne Design

Marianne Design is a Dutch owned craft manufacturer and wholesale supplier to craft retailers around the world. The company was established in 1994 by Marianne Perlot and is based in the Netherlands. For years now, we develop all our products with much care and quality. We have a practical understanding of the needs of crafters, we integrate product development, design and customer service to bring fresh ideas and beautiful products to the craft industry. All to enable the consumer to make beautiful cards, scrapbooks and other projects and enjoy this wonderful hobby. Our products are available in 18 countries around the world. We produce a wide range of products which represent a complete concept of paper crafts. There are different lines of stamps and dies with matching papers and materials to decorate your card or scrap. Products are chosen carefully for mixing and matching and stimulating creativity.

The history of Marianne Design

Marianne was trained as a craft teacher and in 1989 she started writing creative books. Her first book was of making ornamental dolls of fabric and threads. This was a big hit and she sold over 1 million craft books in the years that followed. At first she started to make books and products for other companies, but she wanted to do more and started developing her own products. In 1994 she founded Marianne Design B.V. and started developing new crafts and adequate products to go along with it for the Dutch market. To this day she still coaches authors who write crafts books. Marianne: “It is fantastic to see how creative people are and how crafts can excite them!”.
In recent years Marianne Design has grown to a mature production company which is still on top and in demand. The company has concentrated on supplying customers and consumers with the highest level of products and inspiration. For this Marianne still leads the company herself and she has surrounded herself with a passionate and experienced team. Marianne Design is a much loved brand. Since 2010 Marianne Design started to develop cutting- and embossing stencils to use in different machines. This turned out to be extremely successful and the Marianne Design Creatables dies have reached a cult status in the craft world. The products of Marianne Design are becoming more known and have started settling in other countries beside the Netherlands. The company continues to make beautiful designs and products, there are many ideas and inspiration for the future. 

We also have a wonderful Guest Designer this week Jackie
Jackie used to be the Team Leader for Bearly Mine Designs until she took a break from crafting for a while, well Jackie has started creating cards again and here is one of the beauties she's made


Here's some wonderful inspiration from my fabulous Team A Girls....

Donna's Papers "Floral Breeze" -  Image - Tilda

 Kenny K Image Bearly Mine Designer Extreme CD

Using the Designer Extreme CDII


using Bearly Mine Designs - Christmas Traditions

Using Festive Fun Bearly Mine Papers

 using Bearly Mine "Pastel Christmas"
and Marianne Designs CreaTables Dies LR0116
using Happy Hauntings Digi Set

Don't forget all the papers used on the girls cards can be found in the 


  1. Hi. There is no link button?
    Here is my card for the challenge:
    Wenche :)

  2. Such lovely creations ladies. Great inspiration form you all!
    Love n hugs

  3. Thank you I love an anything goes challenge. Fab DT cards guys :o). Mel

  4. wonderful creations. Thank you for the challenges.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

  5. Many congratulations to the winner and top 3 your cards where well deserved winners, a great challenge and what an array of beautiful cards from the Dt so much inspiration xx

  6. Oh girls!! Thank you thank you thank you!!!

    Congrats to the top three too.. all superb designs.. smiles..

    Wow, I get to go mad with this challenge? Love an anything goes.. Hehehe...

    Krafty Karen.xx

  7. Beautiful inspiration from the DT and a fab anything goes challenge :) Donna ♥ x

  8. Marianne's shop is delightful! How very generous of her to offer this wonderful prize. The DT did an amazing job this week, and I'm super excited to be playing along.
    Karen L

  9. Oh My Goodness - the DT creations are amazing, what fabulous inspiration.

  10. Thanks for letting me play along in the challenge.



  11. Thanks so much for this challenge and all the beautiful inspiration.

  12. AWESOME AWESOME work gals and just love playing along!!
    Huggles---oh and Donna thanks for freebies --I just love seeing what you come up with next!!!

  13. Wonderful selection of DT cards Ginny ♥

  14. What a great sponsor, I just found your challenge blog, great examples, oh I forgot it has to be your freebies, please delete my entry, or I will, I better make something else. Sorry.

    Cazzy x


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