Wednesday, 25 April 2012

New Design Team Members

I'd like to thank all the lovely ladies that applied for a position with Bearly Mine Design Team, after much consideration I have added the following ladies to the Design Team

I do hope you'll join me in congratulating these ladies and check out their blogs.....

Tuesday, 24 April 2012

Challenge # 32 Baby days

Hello and good morning fellow crafters! This is Marie "speaking". I have taken over the B team as Jackie has decided to step down and leave us. We'll miss you sweetie! But the show must go on and here I am! I hope that I can take on this team as good as Jackie did and if I get only half way I would be a happy team leader.

So my friends, a new week and a new challenge. This week we have babies on our mind. Any baby you can think of. Hmm, that makes you think a little doesn't it? Good! We want to see many maaaany entries the coming week so I don't get sacked right away. LoL

But before I let you go to your crafting area we need to have a winner from last week, and that would be No 51! Congratulations Rina Fashionista! Please contact Donna via the e-mail button to claim your prize. Enjoy! Also a big thank you to Kenny K for sponsoring us.

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Now after all your wishes, and your wishes are our demand, have we reinstated the top three. You all seem to find that to be an honor, and so do I. So our A team has found these gals' creations to be the most stunning ones this week. It can't have been an easy one to choose from all those wonderful entries. Congrats to the choosen ones! Please grab your TOP 3 Badge from the tab up top Well done ladies!
#20 Sue U
 #23 Vixykins 
#27 Katie Tate

This weeks sponsor is our own Donna giving away two wonderful digi sets of your choice. And here comes the inspirational cards made by my so far very little team, but we do rock, don't we?

Love n hugs
Marie and the B team gals

Papers from Paper Lace, Ext Vol 3 Pink Gingham

Simply Dots Available HERE

Used  papers from Just Plain, Lacey Vintage Dreams and Love Dreams (+ a pice of scrap)

Papers from Spring Flight and Just Plaids
I went with : Baby Blue

Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Challenge #31 Embossing

Good Morning, Good Morning, or is it? I'm really sad that we had so few  participants for last week's challenge, was it the challenge itself? or what? I'd love to hear some feedback from you, see if we can improve on things.

Anyways it's a new week and a new challenge, this week it's Embossing - Wet or Dry and I'm sure we'll see more Dry than wet, as there is such a variety of Embossing folders out there. I know I've not done any wet embossing for years now.
Question of the Week - Do you want to see the Top 3 reinstated, so the Top 3 can be given a badge to put on your blog?

Now onto last week's winner, it's Kanda with her lovely red card with a bear on it, congratulations Kanda, if you would please contact me (Donna), I will get your prize from Whimsy Stamps sorted for you.
Winner of Challenge #30 is
and now for our

offering 5 Digi's of the Winner's Choice

So let's see the beautiful cards from Team A for your inspiration.

Kenny K image - Donna's "Floral Dreams" Papers

Movie Star by Kenny K, Cheery Days and Mini dots Bearlymine Designs

using Bearly Mine Design  Spring Flight and Gingham

using papers from Spring Mist, and Gingham

All papers used on the DT cards can be purchased from Bearly Mine Designs

Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Challenge # 30 Tootie Fruitie

Good Morning One and All, I hope you all had a wonderful Easter with your family, and that the Easter bunny made his appearance and left you lots of chocolate (he left me a lot...shame on him lol)

Before we get to the winner of last week's challenge and onto this challenge, I have a couple of announcements to make
Firstly, I'm afraid Jackie has decided to step down from the Bearly Mine Design Team as well as her other DT's, due to a lack of Mojo and enjoying life too much at the moment, so I've decided to expand the Design Team and will be looking for an additional few members to join us here at Bearly Mine Designs. If you'd like to know what's expected of you, please visit the post on my shop blog.
Jackie we're going to miss you and your fabulous sense of humour, but we all wish you well and will see you again when your MOJO comes back, thank you for all that you have done as a Team Member and Team Leader.

Now it looks like I made the last challenge a little too difficult for everyone, I thought it would have been a great chance for you to use up some of your scraps and come up with a lovely patchwork  design on your cards..........ah well, you can't win them all.

This week's challenge is TOOTIE FRUITEE........which means we'd like to see some sort of fruit on your card, whether it be the image, the papers, or even a fruit charm or ribbon, the choice is yours. Team B has come up with some lovely cards for your inspiration.

WINNER....WINNER....WINNER..........I'd like to congratulate Anne for her lovely patchwork card she submitted, Mr. chose her. Anne if you would contact me @, I will make arrangements for you to collect your prize from Fred She Said.

This week's SPONSOR is the lovely Denise from Whimsy Stamps, who is offering the winner FIVE digi stamps of their choice.

Now check out the fabulous cards from Team B for some ideas and inspiration

Papers from Simply Dots, Delicious Delights

Papers from Mini Dots and Delicious Delights

Using - Delicious Delights

All papers used on the cards are available at Bearly Mine Designs

Tuesday, 3 April 2012


Good Morning Crafters, Donna here (third week in a you're getting sick of me now...LOL) Trust me Jackie is still here (hiding I'm sure, but she has  promised me she is BACK next week)

This week I've come up with the lovely challenge of "Patchwork Design", a perfect opportunity to use up some of those paper scraps you have laying around from all those papers you've been cutting up for your cards. I still have a small stash to work with.

And now for the winner of our last challenge, good ole Mr. Random has chosen
Mary if you would email me at, and let me know which two digi sets you would like from my shop, I will get them emailed out to you.

Now for this week's "Patchwork Design" challenge, the prize being offered is a

$20 Gift Certificate from the lovely Tracey at

and now for some Inspiration and Ideas from the Fabulous and wonderful TEAM "B"

Donnas "Spring Papers" - "Skipping" Image from FSS


I used Donna's Patchwork Papers and image from FSS

Using Papers from "Christmas Glee" & "Christmas wonderland" and
FSS "Flying Winter Birds"

Using Fred She Said "Corner Rose" & "Hearts and Roses" Digital Stamps;
Bearly Mine Design Papers "Flower Delight", "Gingham", "Love Dreams", "Mini Dots", "Simply Dots"

using Papers from Simply Dots, Mini Dots, Spring Flight,  and various other sets

All of the papers can be purchased from Bearly Mine Designs