Please do not enter our challenge using Sherri Baldy images. We do not allow these images to be used in projects by our DT for this blog so ask that you do not enter using her images. Entries that do so will be removed. Thanks.

Thursday, 17 August 2017

The Winner's Circle ~ Challenge #165

I've been taking a break from the Top 5 posts
for a short while and want to say a special thank you
to our lovely Sarah, who very capably stepped in to cover for me
You are awesome and I'm so grateful! Mwah xoxo

Thank you to everyone who joined in our last challenge
we love visiting your fabulous blogs but as you know
there can be only one!

Our lucky winner for the 
'Team Trace Flower Power' challenge #165
(drum roll please)
it's you chick!

Here is Shona's beautiful entry

Winning an Awesome Prize from
Our Fabulous Sponsor

Please take your Winners badge from above
and email Tracy at tracy(dot)rich(at)xtra(dot)co(dot)nz
to claim your prize.

We are always so impressed with the amazing talent out there in blogland,
which makes it very hard to choose a Top 5 from our awesome entries.
The task this challenge fell to our lovely Clarinda.

Ladies, Come On Down
To The Winner's Circle

#5 ~ Marlene
I picked this card because I loved the colours... very cute.

#11 ~ Allisa
Your card is so bright and beautiful and I loved your use
of a flower shaped mandala. It made me smile just looking at it.

#14 ~ Janis
Your little gift box is so pretty and I love the colours used.
I really want to do more of that type of project myself and you have inspired me.

#34 ~ Karren
I love your clean uncluttered style. Simple but elegant.

#55 ~ Katrina
This card is so unique and I love the technique used to make it.
Also I think the colours came together so beautifully.

That is one outstanding line up of talent
Congratulations to you all and thank you to our lovely
Clarinda for making the Top 5 choices and for her fab comments.

Ladies, your creations are wonderful, innovative, creative,
inspirational and oh so perfect for our Team Trace 'Flower Power' Challenge
We honour your crafting genius.

 Welcome to the Southern Girls Winners Circle
Please take your Top 5 badge and wear it on your blog with pride

Please remember folks we have a 'three entries only' rule,
no use of derivative artists and no more than 10 challenges in total.
Please make sure you're eligible for the prizes by following our simple rules

Hugs and happy crafting
Clarinda, Wends and the Southern Girls Design Team

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Challenge #166 - Add Some Stamping - Team Lou

Hi, time for another challenge here at Southern Girls.
Thanks so much to everyone that played along
last fortnight in our 'Flower Power' Challenge.

This fortnight we are going to play with stamps! We want to see some stamping somewhere on your card - it could be the image, the background, or as embellies.

We welcome back our wonderful sponsor Krafter's Cart for this challenge


Here are the Design Team Lovelies projects to inspire you...

Using Tilda with Cute Skirt from Magnolia

Using a selection of Lavinia stamps.

Karen O
Using Neat & Tangled Beach Day

Using Tim Holtz Hipsters

Using Pine Sprig Digital Stamp from QKR Stampede
Sentiment Fiskars Holiday Hooplah Simple Stick Repositionable Rubber Stamps

Using Altenew Stamps available at Krafter's Cart

{taking a break}

We look forward to seeing your creations
But PLEASE have a look at our rules before entering
There aren't many, but we have to discount so many entries
when the rules are not followed and we don't like having to delete
your gorgeous creations. So please, please follow our simple rules to enter

New creations only please ~ no backlinking

Please link directly to the post you're entering
Please remember ~ ONE entry only per person in Anything Goes Challenges, you may enter 3 projects in themed challenges but number from your second entry ie Louise #2 NZ.
Only NINE other challenges plus ours ~ TEN in total
If you are located in Australia or NZ please add your country to your link name.
No derivative artist images please, see header for details
You can make any papercraft creation you like, we love them all

Thursday, 3 August 2017

Winners for #164 - Tic Tac Toe with Team Lou

Hi, welcome to our winner's post for the Ribbon or Twine with Team Trace challenge.

We were so thrilled with how many people played along with the challenge, thanks to all of you that joined in.
There are so many amazing projects!

Our winner for the challenge (chosen by is
Lacy Sunshine

Gorgeous book mark! Love how you layered the fussy cut image and doodled a border (my favourite thing to do).

To claim your prizes please email tracy{dot}rich{at}xtra{dot}co{dot}nz

Our top 5 this fortnight chosen by the awesome Julie are....

The first card picked is by Lisa,
 I just love the bright cheerful design and the wonderful doodling!

My next top pick had to be Mimi,
I just love the dimension created with these poppies, I always love a tiny tag and this one has that little bit extra with the dangling heart!

My next pick is Suzi Mac,
 I've never made an exploding box, this one's a real beauty. It must have taken ages to create all of the beautiful details!

My next pick is by Kathie,
Kathie used the option to enter the challenge 3 times.
This one was my favourite of the 3, I just loved the way she embellished  Santa's hat, the pompom was perfect for the job!

Last but by no means least, I chose this beautiful easel card by Yogi.
The way she's used the foil is exquisite!

Well done everyone AWESOME work!
Remember to claim your top 5 badge from the side bar to display on your blog.

Thanks to everyone that played along with us.
Remember to join our current challenge HERE
Hugs and happy crafting
Louise and the Southern Girls Design Team