Monday 1 September 2014

September 2014 Challenge - Autumnal colour challenge

Hello. It is Kym here again, Design Team Leader for Bearly Mine Designs. 

 Thank you for all the entries for last months’ challenge of “anything goes”. 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.

Before I tell you about the topic of the challenge for September 2014 it is time to tell you about the winner for the August 2014 challenge of “anything goes”.

Marianne Design have kindly donated the following prize:
the winner also wins a £15 voucher to Bearly Mine Designs shop.
The lucky winner is:
and that means that the lucky winner is no 199 and that is Carole Dixon and this is Carole's gorgeous card:
Congratulations Carole.  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 93 - Anne-Marie
No 147 - Monica
No 70 - Cebelica.

Congratulations Anne-Marie, Monica and Cebelica.  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 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 September 2014 is “Autumnal colour challenge”. Above you will see an indication of the colours to be used ie orange, yellow, green and brown.

There is a stunning selection of Bearly Mine Designs sets that could be used for this challenge:

Here is some inspiration from the Design Team. They have created some wonderful cards/creations for you to see:


Using Bearly Mine Designs Simply StripesPlain and SimpleVintageMini Dots and Simply Dots (this set has now been retired but you can e-mail Donna to order them).

Using Fall Fancy

Paper: Mixed Media and Mixed Media2

Using Bearly Mine Designs ~ Fall Fantasy

Using Bearly Mine Designs - Mixed Media

Using Fall Fancy from Bearly-mine 

Using Designer Extreme Discs from Bearly Mine Designs

Using Fall Fancy

Using Bearly Mine Designs Just Plaids

Using Fall Fancy papers

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:


  1. Stunning creations by all and well done winners

  2. Thank you for another challenge. Lovely cards by the design team

  3. Wow nice dt cards lady's!
    I love to enter this autumn colours challenge!
    Have a nice week
    Greetings from the Netherlands

  4. Wow some stunners from the Design Team.


  5. I love the work by the DT - really enjoyed looking at them. Thank you for this challenge.

    Hugs to you Sue Pxxx


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