Tuesday 26 June 2012

Challenge #41 Anything Goes

Good Morning Crafters, wow what a marvelous selection of cards we had for our last challenge of "Flowers", so nice to see so many participants joining in each week.

Before I get onto our challenge for this week, the Design Team have chosen their TOP 3, and it wasn't easy, but here are the three lucky ladies in no particular order
#116 Marbella
#12 Janet
#42 Eva

Ladies if you would like to grab your TOP 3 badge from the badge page and display it on your've certainly earned it.

And now for our winner of last week's challenge sponsored by the wonderful Tracey from Fred She Said..........Mr. Random chose # 63 Julie P

Congratulations Julie, if you would please email me, Donna, at and I will get Tracey to get in touch regarding your prize voucher of $20

This week's challenge is one of everyone's favorites 
"Anything Goes"
and our wonderful sponsor this week is the lovely Krista Smith of Saturated Canary offering two digi's of the winner's ladies time to get creating.

Krista also provided the DT with the image of their choice to use for their cards this week, and I think the  "A" team has really outdone themselves with their cards for your inspiration.

Image - Saturated Canary "Lolita" - Donna's "Floral Breeze" digi papers

Image- saturated canary'Olympics' --Bearlymine Paper designer extreme

Using Saturated Canary "Whispy the Fairy" and a paper from Donna's
Designer Extreme III

Image Saturated Canary - 'Ani'. -  Papers Bearly Mine - 'June Rose 1 and 2'.

Image:  Saturated Canary - Bubbles
Papers:  Bearly Mine Designer Extreme CD

Image: Ice Cream and Pickles (Saturated Canary)
Papers: Spring Blossoms (Bearly Mine)

 Image: Becca and Bo (Saturated Canary)
Papers: Delicious Delights and Simply Dots (Bearly Mine)


(running a bit usual)

Tuesday 19 June 2012

Challenge no 40 - Flowers

Hello there dear crafting friends! It's time for a new challenge here over at the Bearly Mine Challenges. This time a very summery challenge for you as our theme is Flowers! I bet we'll have one or two playing with us this week.

I have to keep this really short as we have bad weather with thunder storms here right now and I can hardly breath as it gives me panic attacks. Oh dear! We need to have top three for last weeks challenge and the girls picked by the team is

No 4, Turid
No 41, Alyce
No 43, Louise

Please grab the Top Three badge from the badge page! Congratulations to you all!

We do also have winner drawn by Mr Random. And the lucky winner is #47 Vicki

Congrats to you too! Please grab the winner badge from the Badge page and e mail Donna at  to claim your prize.

This weeks sponsor for our Flower challenge is non other than Fred, She Said Designs. It's voucher worth $20 to spend in their on line store. Fantastic prize isn't it? I thought you would like it. LoL

Here comes the fantastic inspiration from the B team. Hope you enjoy and visit the gals and give them some love. We do also have some guests from Fred, She said joining us this week. Thanks for your fabby work all of you.

Love n hugs
Marie and the B team with guests

Tracey aka Fred She Said


Using: Petunia Parade
'Petunia Parade'

Using freebie papers and spotted flowers

Papers: Micro Dots and Summer Light

Paper: Shabby Vintage

Used Bearly Mine Petunia Parade Papers HERE

using Damask Delights


All designer papers used can be  found in the Bearly Mine store!

Tuesday 12 June 2012

Challenge #39

Good Cheery Tuesday Morning to you all, Donna here with an exciting new challenge, and sadly I don't have a card ready for it. At the moment we are currently trying to redecorate, and so the house is still in a bit of a topsy turvy state, with not a lot of room to move around in, so I just ran out of time to create a naughty is that! Shame Donna, Shame
Anyways good ole Mr. has no excuses, so he very kindly stepped forward and chose #28 Spyder

Congratulations Lyn, if you could email me, Donna @, with your choice of 5 digi's from Kenny K downloads
 I will get your prize sorted for you. Also don't forget to grab your winner's badge from the Badge page to display on your blog.

And now for The TOP 3 as chosen by the DT in no particular order, we have

#20 Denise
#2 Ira
#22 Katie Tate

Congratulations Ladies, don't forget to grab your TOP 3 BADGE from our Badge Page

And now for this week's challenge, we have TIC, TAC, TOE
To create your card
Use one line either across, down or diagonally to create your card, and let us know in your post which line you chose to use.

We have the wonderful and amazing Whimsy Stamps sponsoring this challenge with the winner being able to chose 5 Digi's of their choice

And now for some inspiration, please welcome TEAM "A" (minus me of course)

Using Cheery Days and Spring Flight Bearly Mine papers
(Dies, Flowers, Sentiment)

Whimsey Stamp Digi Image - Donna's "Patchwork Party" digi papers

Whimsy Stamp -Crissy Armstrong - Wings of Hope.  Bearly Mine Papers - Floral Breeze. 
(Dies, Flowers, Sentiment) 
using Bearly Mine Designs - Gingham and Designer Extreme CD
(Dies, Flowers, Sentiment and Ribbon, Flowers, Corners)


Bearlymine Designs- Patchwork Party and vintage
( Dies(corner) - ribbon - Lace)


 Bearly Mine Design Rose's Dream and Simply Dots


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

Tuesday 5 June 2012

Challenge no #38 - How Charming!

Hello dear friends and crafters! It's Tuesday morning again and we are back with a brand new challenge for you here at Bearly Mine Challenges. A big thank you to all of you that entered our Animal Kingdom challenge last week. So many wonderful entries! I hope you all will play with us again this week and then some more of you that really didn't got the time last week. You know we always want more people to play with us, and when you don't we wonder were did we go wrong? LoL

As you can see from our title for this week's post we are making it very simple for you this time too. We want to see a charm on you card/project somewhere. Metal corners doesn't count, so dig out the before so very popular charms and add them to your creations. I have a whole bag with these little metal things so I could very easy had put this challenge up for every week of this year, and the next, and next... yes? You know what I mean? So now time to dig them out and use them. Can't wait to see what you have in your stash.

We have a winner this week as always and the prize this week is half of my collection of metal charms. No! Just kidding! The prize is two digi sets from Bearly Mine Designs and it has been won by No 2, Craftn' Suzie

Random Integer Generator

Here are your random numbers:
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Congratulations! You can pick your own two sets and then email Donna by clicking the e mail bear to the right here. It takes you straight to Donna and her Shop. Enjoy your winnings! Oh, and don't forget to grab your winners badge on our "badge page".

This weeks winner will receive a lovely prize from Kenny K. It's five digis of winners choice. Fabby isn't it? I could do with a few more of those fun "cartoonish" digi stamps. We never have enough have we? Well, at least not me. 

A top three is required here as well. So with nothing more said the top gals for this week is. Just for once Donna, can't we just chose all of the cards that entered the challenge? Please, pretty, pretty please? OK, another time them. Here are the top three, finally! 

Congrats ladies! Please grab the Top three badge on our "badge page"! Well done!

And here last but not least, comes the inspiration from the wonderful B team. My gals! You make me so proud! (And hopefully Donna too!) LoL

Love n hugs
Marie (who talks to much) and the B team!

Image:  Handyman by Kenny K Downloads
Papers:  The Boys Zone by Bearly Mine Designs

Image-'Jasmine' -Kenny K--Paper's -Spring Blossom+Simply Dots-BMD

Papers Simply Dots and Summer Roses, image 'Walking with my Buddy' The Paper Shelter

Image: Allura von D by Kenny K
Paper: Patchwork Party by Bearly Mine Designs

Papers: Roses Dream - Bearly Mine Designs

Using Mini dots and tropical dreams
image Kenny K

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