Tuesday 2 April 2013

Hello there all fans of Bearly Mine Challenges! Hope you are ready for a new challenge cause we sure are. It's that time of the month when we challenge you to use of Donna's sketches. This time it looks like this. Lovely isn't it? To be able to win one of our lovely prices you have to follow the sketch but you may rotate or mirrow it. We need to be able to see the sketch in your design. If you don't follow the rules or in this case our sketch your entry will be deleted. So off you go to find a lovely image and some stunning papers for your card. The design is already made for you. 

We do have a few winner's and top three from last weeks challenge to present as well. unfortunately there was quite a few entires that wasn't following the rules. The theme set for last weeks challenge was "Girly pink" and then you have to make a pink card for a girl of any size. It isn't any harder than that. Then will a dot of pink don't count as girly pink. Not that hard is it? Ok, there was crafters following the rules as well and from those we have gotten help from Mr Random to pick our prize winners.
 This weeks lucky winners are...

Prize winners
The gift voucher from Alota Stamps goes to number # 3, K8

 The gift voucher from Quixotic Paperie goes to number # 93, Erin F

Top three
# 4 Jane

Congratulations to all five of you! Prize winners, please contact Donna by clicking the bear to the right. Write winner challenge #79 in the subject line. Also be sure to grab our winner's and top three badges from the tab above.

This weeks Sponsors

One lucky winner will get this set of skin toned markers from Letraset

One lucky winner will get these dies and ribbon 

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 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.

This was all we had for you today. Please visit my teamies and leave them some love. We love comments as much as you do. :)  Take an hour or two and spend it in your crafting area and make a card following our sketch. Who knows, you might be one of our lucky winners or even picked for one of the top three spots. 

Love n hugs
Marie and the B team ladies

Image - Crafts and Me Rubber Stamp called "Pink Lightning" by Jasmine Becket-Griffith
Papers used are Bearly Mine Designs Happy HauntingsGingham and Mini Dots


 Image by Saturated Canary. 
 Papers Summer  Light and Micro Dots by BearlyMine Designs.


Paper: Bearly Mine Design Paper Lace


Image -SC Daddy's Girl
Paper's -BMD -'Patchwork Party' and 'Gingham Digi paper's 

Digi set used Paper Lace and image from the Paper Shelter

All these beautiful digi papers you will find on Donna's Bearly Mine Designs
Website and that is Here.


  1. Thank´s...It was a great challenge!!


  2. Stunning set of cards girls, love them all. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

  3. Thanks for choosing my card in the top 3 and congrats to the other winners. Great sketch for this week and fabulous DT work
    hugs Louise

  4. Fabulous DT cards and a super sketch xx

  5. Congrats to the winner and the top 3 and fabulous cards from the Dt's x

  6. Thank you so much for choosing my card as Top 3 and well done to all. Take care, love Jane x

  7. Gorgeous DT designs and thank you for a great challenge..Lozzy x


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