Tuesday 29 October 2013

Challenge 110

Good morning all fellow crafters.... glad to be back in the driving seat, yep I know I have been a part timer lol.... one week as TL then done the offski... and our wonderful boss Donna took over for me, thank you hun... you can rest easy for a while lol...

 Also a big well done to Laney, new Team Leader of Team A, for her first posting last week,  you done fantastic... go girl :) We'd also like to say farewell to Nela, who's leaving us this week but moving onto to bigger and greater things......Nela's done a wonderful job whilst on the team. We wish you well hun.

So............  Thank you all for the wonderful entries into last weeks challenge, brill sketch, and you all done it proud.... the winners of the two prizes are...........................

Emerald Fairies winner

Die to Dies for winner

Well done girls...  Please contact Donna for your prizes and put the prize in the subject line.

The top three picked by the design team, are,..

please make sure you grab your badge from the side bar.

Well done to all..... xx

Ok, now onto this weeks new challenge, and it is


As always we have some fabby sponsers.

Alota Rubber Stamps is know for "The cutest little bugs in Town"
Search our web site for cute and whimsical rubber stamps. We also feature background scenes in full size and miniature and we have a large selection of tea bag folding stamps. For great inspiration be sure to visit our card gallery!

Prize for Oct - Neon Markers

So to give you some inspiration, my wonderful DT team have come up with the following  (In Mrs. O's words) FABULOUS, creations.... :)


Using Bearly-Mine Design digi papers Mini Dots
Backing papers used are Bearly Mine Designs Happy HauntingsMini Dots and the striped paper is a freebie paper.
Image:  Saturated Canary "Nevaeh"
Mini Dots and Simply Dots by BearlyMine Designs

Using Just plaids by Bearly-mine Designs 


Using: Freebies by Bearly Mine Designs
Image: The Paper Shelter

All Papers used are from Bearlymine Designs available from here

Haven't the girls done well... again... way to go team :).

so now its over to you.... just dig out your orange, purple and blacks, grab an image and away you go... easy as....   

We, the Team look forward to dropping by your blogs and checking out your fantastic cards and projects.... and leaving some love....  hope you all enjoy this challenge...

big hugs ... and good luck to all...

Jackie xx  

Tuesday 22 October 2013

Challenge #109 Monthly Sketch

Good Morning all you lovely's Laney here to do my very first post on the challenge
Wish me luck!!
First things first and I know you're dying to find out who last weeks winners were for the Anything Goes Challenge..and what wonderful entries we had and lots of them ..just what we like to see here at Bearlymine!!

Winners of challenge #108

Cult Pens  £20 voucher #108 Sheena
Marianne Package #39 Tracey Brossart

Congratulation's ladies! please email me for your prizes

Top 3 as chosen by the DT
Congratulations Ladies please grab your Top 3 badge from the page at the top! well done!!

Now on to this weeks challenge
Our wonderful sponsors this week are

 Emerald Faeries - 3 Digi's of the Winner's Choice

Dies to Die For - £10 Gift Voucher

Monthly Sketch

Here are the fabulous creations made by Design Team A
It will be Pauline's last week with us at Bearlymine, Donna and the Dt would like to thank Pauline for the amazing work she has done and wish her well for the future.

Papers:  Bearly Mine Designs - Halloween Hauntings


using Christmas Delights, Christmas Florics and Mini Dots

Using Bearly Mine Papers Festive Fun Collection.

Using Halloween Hauntings

Papers Used  Bearlymine Christmas Wishes Collection

All Papers used are from Bearlymine Designs available from here

Tuesday 15 October 2013

Challenge #108 Anything Goes

Good Morning Crafters, Donna here with all the latest.....winner's, creations, and your favorite challenge

The winner's of last week's challenge are
Whiff of Joy - #38 Anna-Karin
Crafty Ribbons - #10 Marlene
Bearly Mine Designs - #94 Tanya OD

Please email me with your details.......and I will get your prizes sorted for you.

And due to my falling behind in everything and with my neuropathic pain getting worse, two of the lovely ladies on my DT will be taking over writing the challenges and looking after the teams for me.......thank you Jackie and Laney, so this is my last time writing the posts on the challenge blog.......for everyone waiting for emails from me, please be patient, I've not forgotten you, it's just very hard and extremely painful for me to type at the moment, but I will be in touch.

Top 3 as chosen by the DT
#118 Craftin' Suzie
#1 Tinie
#124 Bettina

Congratulations ladies, please grab the well deserved TOP 3 badge up top for your blog

This week's fabulous sponsors are...........

offering a £20 voucher to spend on their website


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.

offering this lovely Christmas package

This week's challenge is "Anything Goes"
and here is some fabulous creations by my Design Team "B"

Papers:  Bearly Mine Designs Spring SurprisePlain and Simple and Steampunk Fastasy 
Image:  Kenny K image called "Sweet Melissa"


Paper: Paper Lace from Bearly Mine Design


Using Bearly-Mine Designs digi papers Steampunk Fantasy and Steampunk Fantasy 2



Using simple dots dig papers


 Don't forget all the papers used by the DT are available in my shop

Tuesday 8 October 2013

Challenge #107

Good Morning.....well this post nearly didn't get written, as I'm still experiencing internet problems, and of course it chose to go off when I was writing this........oh what fun....NOT!
Anyways while I still have the net......we've got a new challenge for you all, but before I get to that, I'll be going over the applications for DT positions over the week and will be in contact with the successful watch out for an email from me.

Before we get to this week's challenge, lets see who the winners were from last week's challenge of Halloween......some real spooky entries last week and some super cute ones too.
Fred She Said - $20 gift voucher goes to # 16 blossom cards
and the
$35 Gift Certificate to I am Roses goes to # 36 Kevin

Congratulations ladies please email me for your prizes.

And chosen by the DT is our Top 3
# 22 Lou Mac

Congratulations ladies please grab your TOP 3 Badge from the page up top......well done for your gorgeous creations.

This week we have as our sponsors
Whiff of Joy
offering a stamp from their fabulous selection

Crafty Ribbons offering a surprise pack of ribbons

Crafty Ribbons is a ribbon emporium, we are passionate about ribbons and want to share our fantastic ribbons with others. Our range of Christmas ribbons is second to none.

Remember when we only used ribbons to add a bow to our hair, or tie up a birthday parcel? Ribbons are now a "must-have" for all types of craft. Whether your project requires satin, sheer, silk, grosgrain, gingham or polka dot ribbon we have them all! Lots and lots of different colours in a range of widths.

Need a little bit of ribbon inspiration - then have a look at our projects on our blog,or visit our Inspiration blog,or maybe join in with us at our Challenge blog. Go on, have a look... It's worth it !

Tony & Ali

Bearly Mine Designs 
offering a £10 voucher

Our challenge this week is Ribbon/String/Twine

And now for some creative inspiration we have my Design Team A


Using  Gingham and Christmas Light collections from Bearlymine Designs

Using Just Plaid and Christmas Fun


Using Papers from "Christmas Wonderland"


Papers:  Bearly Mine Designs - Summer's Roses and Mini Dots

Don't forget all the papers used by the DT are available in my shop

Tuesday 1 October 2013

Challenge 106..................... and........................ ;)

Hello fellow crafters... ! and guess who is back in the driving seat... moi.! lol... yep, tis me, for all ya sins... back as Team Leader of the Team B.  so glad to be back and guess what, I have fabby news for you all... We are looking for 3 new DT members... who wants to be in Our Gang?   all you have to do is... take part in this weeks challenge.. which, incase you had not noticed is... HALLOWEEN... and ... if you want to be a part of a fabby team.... add... DT after your name.... simples :)  you will get ... loads and loads of fantastic digi papers from the wonderful, creative Donna....  don't you just love the BearlyMine Designs papers? yah course ya do,

What's expected of you
  • You will be part of a challenge blog team and will make a card or project for the challenge every two weeks. Our challenge runs on a Tuesday.
  • You will make at least one project a week and promote it on your blog, Facebook, etc.
  • You will get your projects done and uploaded on time.
  • You will do your commenting based on the commenting rota.
What you will receive
  • A selection of digi sets already available to work with
  • Any and all digi sets released during your DT term
Before we get onto all the info and gorge cards /projects from the DT,   The winners of the last challenge are.

$15 Cert. from Alota Rubber Stamps # 89  Debbie
£10 voucher from My Mums Craft shop # 138 Sandy
Please contact Donna so that she can sort out your prizes. 

Also the top three cards, chosen by the DT are. (in no particular order)

Make sure you grab your Top 3 Badge.  
Well done to all.  and wow what a fantastic turn out last week was.... :)

So now onto this weeks challenge, as I said, the theme is....

We have some fantastic sponsers this time, as always.

PRIZE - $20 Gift Certificate

offering a $35 Gift Certificate (think how many flowers you can get with that)

Here are the wonderful DT creations for this week, all we ask is.. you take part.. wow, how easy is that lol... yep Im back.. !!! been kissing the  baloney stone again.. lol 

Broom Lollipop
Broom with Paper from Bearly Mine Design Steampunk Fantasy 2


Backing papers:  Bearly Mine Designs Plain and Simple and Simply Dots
Image:  Sweet Pea Stamps image by Ching-Chou Kuik called "Halloween Trio"


Papers Freebie and Minidots by BearlyMine Designs
Image by Fred She Said. (Halloween Rosey)


Bearly-Mine Design dig papers - Freebie, Gingham and Mini Dots
Fred She Said digi image - Emma The Cat


using Bearly mine simple dots

Using Bearly Mine Designs Halloween Freebies
and Fred She Said coloured image

Don't forget all the papers used by the DT are available in my shop

Now all you have to do.. is add your cards/projects, and... and don't forget, if you want a chance to join the Team, add DT after your name...  :) in bestiest  Meercat voice... SIMPLES :)

hugx  Jackie... xxx