Tuesday 1 April 2014

April 2014 Challenge - Spring

Hello. It is Kym here. I have taken over the role of Design Team Leader at Bearly Mine Designs to give Donna some more time to be creative and make wonderful papers for us all to use.

Thank you for all the entries for last months’ challenge of “one for the girls”. I hope you have popped back throughout the month to see the inspiration posts from the Design Team every couple of days. Every few days you will see cards/creations from a member of the Design Team using Bearly Mine Designs papers. They are all available in the Bearly Mine Designs Shop.
Winners Badge
Before I tell you about the topic of the challenge for April 2014 it is time to tell you about the winner for the March 2014 challenge of “one for the girls”.
The winner of the Marianne Design dies package and £15 voucher to Bearly Mine Designs shop, chosen by is:
No 126.  Congratulations to Shell B.  Here is Shell's card that she entered for the challenge:

Shell, can you please email Donna at: 

with your name and address and choice of Digi Sets to the value of £15 so these can be sent to you.
We also have the Top 3 as chosen by the Design Team and they are (in no particular order):

No 250 - Catherine

No 22 - Pauline

Congratulations ladies/gentleman.  Please grab your badge for your blog up top under the badge page or click the link here.
Now for our challenge this month.

Once again we have Marianne Design and Bearly Mine Designs sponsoring.
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.
Marianne Design are offering this stamp set and die set as their wonderful prize package.
Bearly Mine Designs are also offering the lucky winner a £15 voucher to the Bearly Mine Designs Shop
Right onto information about the challenge.

The Bearly Mine Designs challenge for April 2014 is “Spring”.
There is an amazing selection of floral creations in the Bearly Mine Store.  Some examples are:
Here is some inspiration from the Design Team. They have created some wonderful cards/creations for you to see. 

Using Bearly Mine Designs GinghamPlain and Simple and Spring Surprise

Using Gingham amd floral suprise from Bearly mine Digi Designs 

Using Spring Blossoms from Bearly Mine Designs 

Using Bearly Mine Designs Lacey Vintage Dreams
Image A & T Emerald Faeries "Ally"

Using Bearlymine Designs Simply Stripes and Spring Daffodils

Using Bearly Mine Floral Surprise

Papers by BearlyMine Designs Mixed Media and The Boys Zone

Using Bearly-Mine Designs digi papers  Mixed Media

Using Peach Dreams and Mini Dots.

Paper: Bearly Mine Designs - Mixed Media 2

Remember all of the Digi sets used by the DT can be found in Bearly Mine Designs Shop
Just to update you as well, there have been some recent additions to the Bearly Mine Design Shop lately as follows:
Mixed Media - selection of 30 mixed media style 6x6 papers 
 Mixed Media 2 - selection of 30 mixed media 6x6 papers
 Krafty Wishes - selection of 40 pretty patterned 6x6 kraft papers
Simply Stripes - selection of 35 striped 6x6 papers in various colours 


  1. Thank you so much Ladies ! I am so happy to be in the top 3 ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  2. Fabulous creation done by DT's. Thank you for the challenge.

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  5. Gorgeous inspiration from the DT, thanks for a great challenge.

    Jo x

  6. Great projects from the DT. Thank you for the challenge.

  7. Congrats to all of the amazing winners!!! And thanks to the DT for the awesome creations!! Thanks for another fun challenge!

    - Susan
    {Scrap A Thousand Words}
    Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges

  8. Beautiful creations DT! thank you for the inspiration and the challenge. Have a great day!

  9. Such fabulous inspiration from the DT xx

  10. Entering a 2nd card. Thank you, again.

  11. Stunning DT creations this week a very happy Easter to everyone and thank you for a great challenge this week
    Andrea X


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