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Saturday, February 18, 2012

Challenge #170 - Create Your Own Background

Good morning everybody

I hope you had fun with the challenge last week, and thank you so much for some fabulous entries.  It is really inspiring looking at all the wonderful creations.

You may have noticed that our lovely blog owner Shelley has been missing for a couple of weeks.  Very sadly she has had a close family bereavement which has taken her out of action for a while, but I know she will be back as soon as it is possible.    Please join me in wishing her well.

Our challenge to you all  this week is to


So, no designer papers at all, but it can be inks, stamps, created digitally, or whatever, as long as we do not see backgrounds from paper pads creeping in!

Today we are delighted to introduce two new sponsors.

The winner will get to choose FOUR images (pre-colored images do not apply) of their choice from Melissa's store :
Store Bio
Meljen's Designs is a lovely stamp company owned and illustrated by Melissa Jenkins. She illustrates whimsical rubber and digital images inspired by her kids and family. Meljen's Designs has new releases along with a new challenge every Thursday,  freebies every Monday and a Guest Designer each month at the Meljen's Designs Blog
Please visit the Meljen's Designs line of stamps at her store HERE to browse through all of Melissa's lovely designs! You can also see Melissa's rubber stamps at her corner of Whimsy Stamps

Our second sponsor this week is 

Whiff of Joy are offering the winner one stamp of their choice from their range.

Store Bio
Whiff of Joy offers a vide variety of high-quality, deeply-etched, red rubber stamps, exclusive metal dies and various other craft related products.
We are continuously expanding our product range to bring you the best and newest ideas on the market.
Share our passion to create homemade gifts and cards for your loved ones. With the products of Whiff of Joy you will always be able to highlight a magical moment in somebody’s life.
Please pay a visit to our lovely sponsor at the Whiff of Joy webshop HERE

We were lucky enough to be given some images from Meljens designs to play with, and this is what our fabulous design team have come up with.
Just a little reminder - New creations only - please do not back link to old creations.
We can't wait to see what you all create this week

The Design Team xx


Sasha said...

Gorgeous DT inspiration - Thank you for another lovely challenge:)

Linsey R said...

Sounds fun and what beautiful inspiration from the DT! Amazing work, ladies and thanks to both sponsors, very generous indeed! Off to create my own background :)

Linsey R said...

PS-- Hugs and prayers to Shelley and her family during this difficult time. You will be in my thoughts xoxo

Lee said...

Fabulous DT samples....I so love making my own background dp!!

Unknown said...

Shelley- thinking of you at this difficult time.

Great inspiration and I love making backgrounds either digitally or by hand so this is a great challenge for me!!

Wendy said...

thanks for the great challenge!

Papercrafting Beach Bum said...

Beautiful DT creations, ladies. Thanks for the inspiration. My thoughts are With Shelley.