Tuesday 29 May 2012

WOW...Challenge #37

Good Morning Crafters, WOW, WOW and WOW, I was totally amazed by the fabulous response to our last challenge, such a popular challenge. I do hope you'll join in with this week's challenge which is "Animal Kingdom", so we'd like to see some sort of animal on your cards or projects this week. 

Team B was certainly kept busy last week leaving comments on your blogs, and an even harder job was to pick the TOP 3, but pick they did, and in no particular order we have
#201 Kelly Smith
#140 Alyce
#231 Natalie Z

Congratulations ladies, you made some amazing cards, if you would like to grab your Top 3 badge from our badge page to display on your blogs.

and Mr. picked # 175 Beate as the winner of the last challenge, so congratulations  and Beate, if you'd like to grab the winner's badge from our badge page and also email me (Donna) with your details, I will pass them along to I Am Roses to get your prize of a $35 voucher. ( Lucky lady )
You can email me (Donna) at


Now for this week's challenge of "Animal Kingdom", we have Team A giving you some fabulous ideas and cute animals and of course, I am the sponsor for this week's challenge, offering you TWO digi sets of your choice from my shop

Using Yummy Delights Bearly Mine papers

Image - Saturated Canary  -  Donna's "Spring Flight" Papers

Images - Teddy Bea and Joanna Sheen Stamp - Country Kitchen, Strawberry.  Papers Bearly Mine Designs - Yummy Delights

 Using papers from Design Extreme II - Pink

Image from Mo's Digital Pencil papers from BMD Designer Extreme CD and Christmas Wishes

Using Bearly Mine Designs - Simply Dots and Summer's Roses


Remember all the papers used on the cards are available at Bearly Mine Designs

Tuesday 22 May 2012

Challenge #36 - Anything goes

Hello all crafting friends! How are you doing today? A big thank you to all of you that played with us last week. Some smashing, wonderful creations has been seen. Fantastic! It was such a joy to look at all your fabby creations. Almost a 100 entries and all looks fab. It was a big task to select the top three this week, that's for sure. But more about that later on... (How evil am I? Letting you wait like that) LoL

As the top says we have a favourite challenge for many crafters this week. Our theme is set to Anything goes. Yes, that's true, two very easy challenges in a row.

Now on to the winner and top 3. We start with Mr Random and his winner this week. Please contact Donna via the E-mail bear to the right. Also pick up the winners badge on the "Badge page". A big congrats to you from all of us. You have won the Cherryl Lynn Die.

Random Integer Generator

Here are your random numbers:
36, Kim T
Timestamp: 2012-05-21 19:19:52 UTC

Our Top 3 is the ones listed here, and this is in now particular order at all. 
No 21, Ellen
No 1, Marjorie
No 14, Chanelle
Please grab the Top 3 badge on the "Badge side".

The prize for this weeks winner is a gift Voucher from I am Roses. It's worth $35! How great isn't this? Wish I could play here. Could do with some more flowers and stuff. Can't we all? lol Be sure to visit them and look at their fabby selection of flowers. Lots of choices.

My fabby team has been busy as always creating some amazing inspiration for you. I bet we'll see you around this week, won't we?

Love n hugs
Marie and B team

Image-Stampavie-Sarah Kay 'Sofia Wishes'-Paper-Rose's Dream BMD

Image:  "All that" by Kenny K Downloads.
Papers:  Tropical dreams and mini dots by Bearly Mine Designs

Used Bearly Mine Tropical Dreams Available HERE


Papers used Mini Dots and Petunia Parade

Paper by Bearly Mine Designs - Floral Breeze

papers from BM Vintage

Using - Free Downloads
If you are unsure on Digi papers, go and down load some free ones fromBearly mine Designs and have a go.

Using Floral Breeze
And remember all the Digi sets can be purchased here @ Bearly Mine Designs

Tuesday 15 May 2012

Challenge #35 Dies

Good Morning nice to see a lovely response to last week's challenge of Fairies.........this week we have something a little different. As it's a new challenge here at Bearly Mine and also
It's a New Release Day at Cheery Lynn Designs, and with being on both teams and having Cheery Lynn Designs sponsoring us this week........I've got some projects from my fellow teamies at Cheery Lynn, if you click on the photo, you'll be able to see a little better, and for a closer look, click on the Cheery Lynn Designs banner below and check out the new releases being released today.

Now our winner from last week is  #25 Marilyn
Congratulations Marilyn
if you'd please email me Donna at, with your choice of two digi sets, I will get those sent out to you right away. And Don't forget to grab your winner's badge from the Badge Page 

And the TOP 3 as chosen by the Design Team are

Congratulations ladies, if you'd like to grab your Top 3 badge from the Badge Page to display on your blog.

Now onto the challenge this week..............DIES, so we'd like to see dies being used on your cards or projects

And our sponsor this week is none other than

offering this fabulous die as the prize this week

I hope to see LOADS and LOADS of cards........after all there are soooooooo many dies out there. Happy Crafting

And now for some fabulous Inspiration from the Amazing Team "A"

Using Yummy Delights and Mini Dots Bearly Mine papers
and Sophia's Heart and Exotic Butterfly Cheery Lynn dies

Teddy Bo Image - Donna's "Spring Blossoms" Papers

Image - A Day For Daisies.  Papers - Bearly Mine - Petunia Parade, Gingham and Summer Fun.      Cheery Lynn Dies- Doily Dies - French Pastry and Butterfly - Lace Faerie Queen.

Cheery Lynn border and leaf Dies
 Petunia Parade from Bearlymine Designs

 Using Petunia Parade Paper, and Cheery Lynn
Medium roses, coved horizon rectangles, olive leaves & french pastry doily

Cheery Lynn - Lattice #2 Die
Bearly Mine Designs - Summer's Roses and Simply Dots

 Bearly Mine Designs - Mini Dots, Simply Dots, Rose's Dream, Gingham, Spring Flight

using paper from the Floral Breeze Digi Set

Remember all Digi Sets are available at Bearly Mine Designs

Tuesday 8 May 2012

Challenge #34 - Fairies

Hello, hello, hello! It's that time again, yepp, we are back with a new fabby challenge for you. Thank you to all of you that entered our challenge. It's always a pleasure to see some fantastic looking creations from fellow crafters. A even bigger thank you to those of you that actually followed the challenge theme. Please do try to follow the theme of our challenges. We hate to take you away from the prize draw. If you are unsure, it probably doesn't fit, ok? LoL

The theme of last week was Friendship and I have some new friends to introduce to you this morning. Meet my new team mates and give them a warm welcome by visiting their blogs. Say hi to Ani, Dianne, Jess and Kym. These gals make some smashing creations and I am so happy to have them on my team. Welcome ladies!

And then we have the theme of the week and that would be Fairies! Yeah! Everyone loves these little winged friends so we really hope that you will join us this week. 

So last week was sponsored by the lovely people over at the Paper Shelter and you had the chance of winning a gift certificate worth $20. Wish it would have been me winning that, but the lucky winner is no 7, NatPlease contact Donna via the side bar to claim your prize. You do also have a badge on the "badge page" to collect. Congratulations! 

Here are your random numbers:
Timestamp: 2012-05-07 20:51:08 UTC

A top three is also requested, so here are the chosen ones. 
# 4
Congratulations to all of you!
Please do collect the Top three badge on our "badge page". 

We have a sponsor this week as well, don't we always? This week we have the lovely Donna over at Bearly Mine Design giving away two wonderful digital sets of card making papers, and they are from your own choice. It couldn't be better can it?

We have a whole bunch of fairies of all kinds to inspire you here. I am sure you'll find a card or three that inspires you to join our challenge. Can't wait to see what you come up with. Me and the team is ready to come and visit you.

Love n hugs
Marie and the B team

Using Just Plain and Flower's delight

Using Mini Dots and Fairy Delights

Image-LOTV --Paper-Patch Work Party 
Using Floral Dreams, Gingham and Mini Dots

Using Petunia Parade.

Using Patchwork Party


Using Patchwork Party  

Tuesday 1 May 2012

Challenge #33 Friendship

Good Morning, Good's the beginning of a new Month, and new teamies joining us on Team A this week.......let's welcome Laura, Laine & Pauline to the team.
Our challenge today is Friendship.....something we all value very much, and with the introduction of blogs, we've made so many more friends out there, all with something in common CRAFTING.
Before we get onto the ladies cards........lets see who won the last challenge and also the much loved TOP 3
So big congratulations go out to #1 Ane Lene , our winner, if you'd like to contact me Donna @,  with your choice of two Digi Sets from my shop I will get them sent off to you right away.
And now for the Top 3
in no particular order
#17 Pat K
#30 Nela
#13 Claire
Congratulations to the above ladies (very hard to choose from, so many wonderful entries)
So ladies and Winner if you would like to collect your badge from the Tab up top marked Badges, to display on your blogs.......and again Congratulations to you all.

Our wonderful sponsor for this week's challenge is The Paper Shelter

offering a fabulous $20 Gift Certificate

Now here's some lovely inspiration from the fabulous ladies of Team "A"

Using Bearly Mine papers from Cheery Days and Mini Dots

 Using papers from Designer Extreme CD II & Gingham Set

TPS Sharing an Umbrella - Donna's "Spring Blossom" Papers

TPS Lets go to Sleep.  Donna's Patchwork Party, Spring Delights, Simply Dots.

using Donna's Mini Dots and Spring Delights

using Patchwork Party by Bearlymine Designs
using Bearly Mine Design "Rose's Dream" "Simply Dots"

used paper from the Patchwork Party Digi Set

Don't forget the lovely papers used on the ladies cards can be purchased here @ Bearly Mine Designs