Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Challenge #51 - PEARLS

Hi Chicks

We are back with a brand new challenge which is sponsored by our wonderful Kees and Astrid from 
Creashop Duymelot


prize for the winner is a generous
10 Euro voucher! 

Thank you, Kees and Astrid!

Theme is pretty easy. We want to see
PEARLS 
on your projects.

Have fun and we are looking forward to seeing your makes!

xoxo
Ally and the Inky Chicks

Here come the DT inspiration cards:

Winner of Challenge #50 and Top 3

Hi Chicks

It's time to announce our winner and Top 3.

Thanks so much for your wonderful entries in last challenge. RandomOrg choose the winner and it is


Congrats, Kat! Please email Thea at krea.teja@ziggo.nl to claim your voucher!


Our Top 3 are in no particular order:


Concrats, ladies! You and our winner Kat are very welcome to grab the badge from the sidebar to show off on your blog :)

Thanks so much for entering your cards!

See you later with our new challenge!

Hugs
Ally and the Inky Chicks
xxx

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Challenge #50 - Chocolates and Sweets

Hello Chicks

As promised we are back with our new challenge and this time we have the theme

CHOCOLATE AND SWEETS

Our wonderful sponsor is our teamie Thea from Krea Teja and the winner gets a generous voucher for her shop!



Also we would like you to welcome our new DT Lynda. Hop on over to her blog and follow her as well. She creates such lovely cards!

Below find the DT inspiration cards.

xoxo
Ally and the Inky Chicks


Maritha





Thea



Pialine


Ally
(Wryn is drinking hot chocolate with marshmellows)





Winner of challenge #49 and Top 3

Hello Chicks

Hope you are enjyoing spring (or whatever season you are living in at the moment).

Winner of last challenge has be chosen (by RandomOrg) and it is


Congrats Rita, it's you again! RandomOrg must be in love with your cards, lol! 
I guess, you already grabbed the winners badge when you won in our last challenge, he he! I already have your e-mail and will let Sandra from Live and Love Crafts know that you won our challenge.

Okay onto our Top 3 (in no particular order)


Congrats, ladies! Please grab your badge from the sidebard to show off a little bit on your personal blogs ;)

See you later tonight with our brandnew challenge.

xoxo
Ally and the Inky Chicks

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Challenge #49 - Stitching (real of faux) and Winner/Top 3 of challenge #48


Hi Chicks

Sorry this post is late...crazy weekend ;)

Lets get straight to our winner and Top 3 of last challenge!
Random Org has chosen a winner and it is

Congrats! Please email me at calligarisa@bluewin.ch so that I can forward your email to Kees and Astrid.

Our Top 3 are in no particular order:

Congrats to all of you. Please grab your Winner and Top 3 badge from the sidebar if you like. Thanks so much for entering your wonderful projects in our challenges all the time! Very much appreciated.
Okay, but now onto our new challenge. We have our lovely Sandra from Live & Love Crafts as sponsor. Sandra -as you all may know- has a wonderful online shop to get your crafty goodies. Pop on over and check it out!

Theme is

stitching (real or faux)




  
This is a short bio about Sandy and her shop

If the words vintage and shabby chic makes your heart beat faster, you will find your haven at Live & Love Crafts!
Live & Love Crafts is a UK based online store that ships WORLDWIDE. The store is owned and operated by Sandra Mathis, a crafter who is as passionate about the vintage style as she is about customer service and providing a good shopping experience. Live & Love Crafts prides itself on having a website that is easy to navigate with excellent product images. Orders are dispatched fast; usually on the same day received.

Live & Love Crafts stocks a wide range of products from well-loved vintage brands such as Maja Design, Pion Design, Magnolia, Wild Orchid Crafts, Kort & Godt, Prima, Melissa Frances, Maya Road, and the Tim Holtz/Ranger product lines.
The store has a vast selection of laces, ribbons and trims, an assortment of over 200 charms and metal decorations, as well as many other unique embellishments that you can't find elsewhere. To help you save on costs, the charms/metal decos can be purchased singularly and all trims and ribbons are sold by the yard/meter. If you’re looking for products that will inspire and a one stop paper & embellishment shop, look no further than Live & Love Crafts!

And here come the DT creations! We are very sorry to see our wonderful Janine leaving. She has lots of things going on and need more time for other projects. But we don't give up hope that she will be with us one day ;)

xoxo, Ally and the Inky Chicks















Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Challenge #48 - Movie Star



Hi Chicks

As promised earlier today we are back with a brandnew challenge for the next three weeks!

Sponsor is once again our wonderful CREASHOP DUYMELOT with a 10 Euro voucher, thanks so much!


Our theme is

MOVIE STAR

See the DT inspiration cards to get an idea of how to create your cards. When you enter your cards with InLinkz, please mention beside your name also the movie you are refering to. Thanks!

Okay, here come the DT inspiration cards!

Hope to see lots of entries!

xoxo
Ally and the Inky Chicks


Maritha
(looks like SueEllen from Dallas) :)


Cheeky Glamour as Marilyn Monroe look-a-like
(text  translation : smile, today it is a special day )




(Wee Stamp Lomasi as Pocahontas)

(our new DT member, welcome her by popping by her blog and become a follower!)
Using My Fair Lady Image from Sassy Studio


Sandra 
(our new DT member from Germany, welcome her by popping by her blog and become a follower!)


Indiana "girl" Jones 

using THIS image as Pocahontas


PLEASE MENTION THE MOVIE NEXT TO YOUR NAME! THANK YOU.

Winner and Top 3 of challenge #47

Hi Chicks

Wow, we had 161 entries in our last challenge, thank you soooo much. So many of you had the chance to win three wonderful digi stamps from Cute As A Button. RandomOrg has chosen a winner and this time it is


Woohoo, huge congrats, Nicola! I hope you enjoy your price. Please email me at calligarisa@bluewin.ch. I will forward your email to Francesca and she will sort out the price for you. Maybe you already want to have a look in her Etsy store :) I bet there are more than just three that you will loooove!
You can also grab your winner's badge from the sidebar to show off on your blog. Thanks for entering your beautiful card in our challenge.

Okay, onto our top 3. Girls, you make it extremely difficult for us to come down to only 3, lol. But we eventually found our three fave ones:


Congrats ladies! Thanks for playing along with us! Please grab your Top 3 badge from the sidebar.

Okay, see you later today with our brandnew challenge!

xoxo
Ally and the Inky Chicks

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Challenge #47 - Flowers

Hi Chicks

Welcome to our new challenge with the wonderful and easy theme: 

FLOWERS

Sponsor is Francesca from

and the prize for the winner is
3 images of the winner's choice

And now I have to say a word to our sponsor. The whole admin team stands behind Francesca. And just to make it clear now and forever: we do not tolerate any violent or nasty comments. They won't be published but deleted. So you better save your breath ;) 
If you don't want to win digis from her you can just skip the challenge. And if you don't want to be part of a challenge blog that supports Francesca then you are welcome to leave and unfollow this blog.

Now we are looking forward to those who don't give a *----* and enter their lovely makes in this challenge. You know we appreciate al your makes no matter what craft level you have.

Happy crafting!
Ally and the Inky Chicks
xxx

Here are the DT inspirations:

Winner and Top 3 of challenge #46

Hi Chicks

It's time to announce our winner and Top 3.

Thanks so much for your wonderful entries. We were not so sure if all the cards followed the theme but we finally came to a decision and RamdomOrg also choose one that was pretty clear *lol* what a coincidence...

Our winner is

Congrats, Lucy. Please email me at calligarisa@bluewin.ch and I will forward your email to Sandra of Live & Love Crafts.

Our Top 3 are in no particular order:


Concrats, ladies! You and Lucy are very welcome to grab the badge from the sidebar to show off on your blog :)

Thanks so much for entering your cards!

See you later with our new challenge!

Hugs
Ally and the Inky Chicks
xxx

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

Challenge #46 - From [your country] with love

Hello Chicks!

Here we are again with a new challenge and a theme, that is quite funny but also difficult. It is

FROM [...YOUR COUNTRY...] WITH LOVE
(see the DT inspiration cards below)

Our wonderful sponsor is once again Sandra from
Live & Love Crafts
Thank you so much, Sandy, for being with us. We really appreciate you being so faithful. 

Peeps, you really need to hop to her store and fill your baskets :) Sandy has the most wonderful embellies and vintage style stuff for your projects. Just  MUST to shop with her!

Prize for the winner is a
£10 voucher store


  
This is a short bio about Sandy and her shop:

If the words vintage and shabby chic makes your heart beat faster, you will find your haven at Live & Love Crafts!
Live & Love Crafts is a UK based online store that ships WORLDWIDE. The store is owned and operated by Sandra Mathis, a crafter who is as passionate about the vintage style as she is about customer service and providing a good shopping experience. Live & Love Crafts prides itself on having a website that is easy to navigate with excellent product images. Orders are dispatched fast; usually on the same day received.

Live & Love Crafts stocks a wide range of products from well-loved vintage brands such as Maja Design, Pion Design, Magnolia, Wild Orchid Crafts, Kort & Godt, Prima, Melissa Frances, Maya Road, and the Tim Holtz/Ranger product lines.
The store has a vast selection of laces, ribbons and trims, an assortment of over 200 charms and metal decorations, as well as many other unique embellishments that you can't find elsewhere. To help you save on costs, the charms/metal decos can be purchased singularly and all trims and ribbons are sold by the yard/meter. If you’re looking for products that will inspire and a one stop paper & embellishment shop, look no further than Live & Love Crafts!

And here come the DT inspiration cards!

Hope to see lots of love from all countries around the world!

xoxo
Ally and the Inky Chicks



Maritha
from Sweden with love
(he works with putting IKEA furniture together)

from Switzerland with love
(Switzerland is well known for MILK chocolate)

from Italy with love
(with love from Italy...the country I live, a collage of typical Italian things on my card :))

from Holland with love

Thea
from Holland with love

from Denmark with love
(this is the vivid little mermaid from Copenhagen :))