Saturday 15 December 2012

It's Christmas!!

I want to start by saying a massive thank you to everyone that has entered our challenges this year. This will be our last challenge of the year and we would like you to be inspired by the season so show us your winter or Christmas themed creations.

We have as always some great prizes up for grabs but first I am sure you want to know who the winners for last months Gentlemens hour are...

Prize numer 1  - #6 Lesley at Grenouille
Prize number 2 - #14 Kbrady4

Please look out for my email.

Now onto this months prizes we have 3 Christmas prizes from ....

A surprise bundle from Bunny Zoe

Marianne is giving this little lot...

A surprise bundle from Natalie and Amy
So there will be 3 prizes rather than the normal 2 as it is Christmas :D
Here is some inspiration from the DT.....

It has been hard to chose the materials for this challenge...Marianne Design has lanched such fantastic
winter / Christmas products, please check my blog this month for other examples....

Material Marianne Design used:

Marianne Design Stampfairy Christmas sentiments SF1118

Marianne Design Stampfairy SF


Marianne Design pretty paper bloc scandinavian winter


Marianne D Craftables - Eline's Xmas Star CR 1229

Marianne D Craftables - Stars CR 1226

Marianne D Craftables - Stamp Set CR 1223

Marianne D Craftables - Envelope CR 1211

ribbons are also MD

Marianne Design products used:

Pretty paper bloc Cozy Christmas PK9086
creatables: ijspegel LR0135, dennenbomen LR0136, lantaarnpaal LR0191, kerk LR0254
3d snoesjesvel 3DHM0019
clear stamp Eline's Winter huis EC0133
pretty pearls (stars) PP9203

Marianne Design Products Used
Pretty Paper Bloc Elin's Vintage
Don & Daisy stamp DDS3309
Marianne Dies: CR 1231 Angel with Star, LR 0117 Frame, LR 0236 Anja Large Oval,
LR 0136 Tree, LR 0244 Holly, LR 0204Grass
JU 0865 Vintage Lace

My Recipe for this Card:
Marianne Design
Design Paper-Pretty Paperbloc "Warm Winter Wishes" PB 7039.
Marianne Design Products Used
Punch and Emboss Folder Anja Vintage DS0913 - Christmas Trees CR1227 - Image Little Sweethearts Garland TC0826 - Paper Tissue's PT2309 - PT2302 - PT2304 - Seasons Greetings/Merry Christmas LR0225 - Happy Birthday/Congrats LR0223

Marianne Design Products Used

Thursday 15 November 2012

Gentlemens hour

First we have 2 winners from our shaped card challenge...

The first winner is: #39 Riet Kamstra
The second winner is: #57 Ulla

Welldone please look out for my email.

Now onto the prizes for this month here is what you could win

The first prize is this lot from the amazing Cuddly Buddly..

The second prize is from Marianne D herself ...

This month we want to see you create something for a man or boy. As always it can be any type of project and don't forget if you want to stand a chance of winning one of our great prizes then you will need to use a Marianne D product and let us know what it is.

Here is some inspiration from the DT....

I have made a male monochrome vintage birthday card with "giftvoucher"

please visit my personal blog to find out all details and other photos

My list of the products Marianne Design used to make this card :

creatables: classic car LR 0198, lord LR 0211, flowers LR 0251, corners LR 0143, flag LR 0187

craftables: stamps CR 1223, tickets CR 1212, envelope CR 1211

Marianne Products used:
Image Skating Don DDS3315, circle CR1201, Craftable Xmas Star CR1229, Craftable Wooden Tree CR1230, Creatable Merry Christmas/Seasons Greetings LR0225, Finish Ice Star LR0125, Papers Christmas Wishes and Scandinavian Winter, accent star stamps are all from Marianne Designs.

Marianne Design products used

Marianne products used:
Papers: Eline's Vintage and Vintage Pastels
Stamp: DDS3323 Growing Sunflowers
Dies: LR0245 Fern, LR0250 Flower, LR0161 Lace, LR0205 Fence, LR 0236 Anja Large Oval
Green Twine, Bird Charm JU0874

Marianne Design Products Used are:-


Marianne Design products used:
pretty paper bloc Vintage Journey PK9083
craftables klok CR1234, Eiffeltoren CR1220
creatable Lord LR0211
clear stamp CS0859
jute touw JU0851

Using Marianne Design Holly Branches LR0244
Red Berries JU0859
 Elines Xmas Star CR1229

Marianne D products used:
Lord and Lady LR0211
Classic cars LR 0198
Flower doily LR0129

This is one page in a mini-album. It is supposed to be an photo on top of the doily.
Sorry for not putting it on as i want to keep it private.

Monday 15 October 2012

Shaped Cards

Hi Everyone,

A huge thank you to everyone who took part in our last challenge of Stamp Something, your creations as always were very inspiring. The winners chosen by random org are....


The first winner is Aartje with this fabulous creation:-

Second winner is #45 Asia King with this beautiful make

Look out for Amy's email..


Our theme for this week's challenge is Shaped Cards, so any shape you like as long as you use a Marianne Design product.

Our sponsor this week is the Bunny Zoe and Nikki 's prize is all this lot...

The second prize is from Marianne herself and she is giving the winner these....

And here are the fabulous DT creations.

triangle card open

triangle card closed front side

triangle card closed back side

A vintage birthday card with the following Marianne Design products:

 Creatables English Rose LR 0162

 Creatables Tags and Buttons LR 0188

Creatables Winter Wishes LR 0187
 Vintage Lace Pack - Off White JU 0823  and  jute rope JU 0852
 pretty papers bloc dark vintage PK 9082
clear stamps Eline's huis EC 0120
clear stamps Eline's words EC 0138
Vintage ladies cling stamps CS 0851
craftable Eline's Xmas star CR 1229

Marianne Designs Products Used

Anja Large Oval Set LR0238   Vintage sheet VK9523  Snowflakes LR0125
Merry Christmas LR0225  Charm JU0873 Lace JU0842 Christmas Tree LR0136

Marianne Design Products:
Pretty paper bloc Winter PK9053
Image 3DHM006
Clear stamp Eline's vintage Christmas EC0099
Creatables frame cirkel LR0112, dennenbomen LR0136, lantaarn LR0191
Craftable cirkel CR1201


Marianne products used: Anja Large Oval Die LR0236,
Fence Die LR0205, Fern Die LR0245, Leaf Die LR0150,
Snoesjes Shopping Stamp HM0441
pretty papers bloc dark vintage PK 9082

Using Marianne Design : Craftables - Eline's Wooden Tree CR1230,
Eline's Christmas Owl's EC0141, Linen Rope JU0851, Season Greeting ribbon.

Using Image is from Marianne Designs Vintage Sheet
Marianne Designs Snowflake Charm


Marianne D products used:
Anja border LR0212
Hearts LR0159
Flower ribbon small FR1125


using for this card-
Marianne design
Pretty Paper Bloc- Skandinavian Winter PK7040
Vichycaroband -"Bandsortiment Glückspilze" 
 Flowers-.Berries red JUO 859 ,Rose Bunch- Bright blue

Marianne D products used:

Saturday 15 September 2012

Stamp something

Thank you to everyone who took part in our last challenge we really LOVE seeing all your creations. Sadly there can be just 2 winners and this week they are.....

First winner - #21 Marian
Second winner - #49 Colinda

Well done both of you I will email you so keep an eye out for my mail :D

This month we are making it super simple as STAMP SOMETHING
You can stamp whatever you want there are loads of Marianne D stamps out there and we would love to see you using them if you have them so show us what you can do.

We have great prizes up for grabs again..

The first sponsor is Cuddly Buddly
with this amazing prize :D

And Marrianne is offering this bundle...

Here is what the DT have made to inspire you and don't forget to leave our new DT members some love as well this is their first challenge with us :D

Marianne Design materials used:


I have made a twisted easel card with photo frame for my first DT entry ....
please visit my blog for all deatils and more photos.

Marianne Design Products Used:-


Marianne Design Products:
Image snowman EC 0135
creatable Anja's squares LR 0242
craftable hart CR 1225
pretty paper bloc Eline's Scandinavian PB 7040
tekst Let it snow EC 0133

using for this card-
Marianne design-Creatables -Fence LRO 205 ,Grass LRO204 , Poitsettias Miniature LRO142 ,
Merry chrismas LRO225,Snowman LRO 246.
Craftable -ChrismastreeCR1227 , Heart CR1225
Pretty Paper Bloc " Warm Winter Wishes "PK7039
Clearstamp- Snoesjes Chrismas Costume HM 9445

using Marianne Design Products:
Oval CR1204, Twigs LR0245, Bunch of Berries JU0859
Wooden Ornaments EL8529, Vintage Lace JU0856
Snoesjes Vacation HM9442, Paper tape PT2307


Marianne Design Products:
HM 9443 Snoesjes Baby
Marianne Dies: LR 0203 Tree
LR 0205 Fence and Birdhouse
LR 0229 Anja Leaves