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 :))

Winner and Top 5 of challenge #45

Hello Chicks!

Holy Maloney, so many entries in our last Anything-Goes-Challenge! Jeez we had a hard time to choose Top 3! So we made it again in Top 5 :)

The winner of last challenge and the digis of Aliciabel has been chosen by RandomOrg as always and it is:


Huge congrats! Please contact me at calligarisa@bluewin.ch so that I can forward your email to Alicia.

Also please grab your winner's badge from the sidebar!

It was sooooo difficult to choose from all your wonderful entries. I had actually Top 355 instead of Top 5 *lol*!
But we finally came to a decision and so in our Top 5 are this time (in no particular order):


Congrats, ladies! Please grab your Top 3 (we have no Top 5 *lol*) badge from the sidebar to show off on your blog!

See you later tonight with our new challenge :)

Hugs!
Ally and the Inky Chicks



Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Challenge #45 - ANYTHING GOES

Hi Chicks!

Ooopsie, a couple of minutes late, sorry!

Welcome to the New Year and lots of new challenges!

This year we have AlicialBel as our sponsor for the first challenge with the wonderful theme

ANYTHING GOES

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


Thank you so much, Alicia for sponsoring us with your wonderful images! 

And here come the DT inspirations!

Hope to see many entries, Chicks!

xoxo
Ally and the Inky Chicks


Saturday, 10 January 2015

Winner and Top 5 of our last challenge in 2014

Hi Chicks

this is just a short post to announce the winner of our last challenge in 2014.

Winner of the Cult Pens voucher is


Huge congrats. Please email me at calligarisa@bluewin.ch to claim your prize.
You are also very welcome to grab your winner's badge from the sidebar to show off on your blog :)

It was hard to choose only Top 3 with so many entries. This is why we went for Top 5 instead :) 

In no particular order they are:


Congrats Ladies! Please grab your Top 3 badge from the sidebar!

See you in a couple of days when we announce our very first challenge in 2015!

so long!
Ally and the Inky Chicks!
xxx

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Challenge #44 (Winter Wonderland) and Winner and Top 3 of challenge #43

Hi Chicks

wow, time has passed so quickly and we are having our last challenge of this year. It's unbelievable! Thanks to everyone who participted in our challenges during this year. We really appreciate all your entries and all craft levels. It's a pleasure to see how so many improve their skills and we just love going through the entries and fight for our Top 3 *lol*

Thank you all so much!

The winner of challenge #43 (Easel Card) has been chosen by RandomOrg and it is


Huge congrats, Ruth! Please email me at calligarisa@bluewin.ch so that I can forward your email to Sandra of Live & Love Crafts.
Also please grab your winner's badge from the sidebar to show off on your blog!

Our Top 3 are (as always in no particular order):


Congrats ladies! Please grab your Top 3 badge from the sidebar!

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Okay, onto our last challenge which will last until December 31th!

The theme is

WINTER WONDERLAND

and we are sponsored from Cult Pens. Thank you so much for being with us this year. Unfortunately Cult Pens is not longer with us next year due to some change in the marketing function. So if you want to win the last voucher then you have to enter the challenge!



Okay, we will let you know who the winner is at the beginning of the new year and the DT will be back on January 13th, 2015. 

We all wish you guys a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Take care and remember: don't buy any aninmals as Christmas presents!

Hugs,
Ally and the Inky chicks


And here come the DT inspiration cards:


Susy Hernandez
(no blog)






  
 






Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Challenge #43 (Easel Card) and Winner and Top 3 of challenge #42

Hi Chicks

Thanks so much for the entries in our last challenge. As you may have noticed InLinkz has changed their link tools. You have to go to the link to see all entries. So don't worry when you see no entries below this post ;)

Okay, onto our winner and top 3 for last challenge

Random Org has chosen a winner for the Creashop Duymelot voucher and it is

No 17 / Karen

Congrats Karen! Please email me at calligarisa@bluewin.ch. Thank you!
Also please grab syour winner's badge from the sidebar.

Our top 3 are (in no particular order)


Congrats girls! Please grab your top 3 badge from the sidebar!
Thanks to everyone who played along with us!

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Onto our new challenge!

We are once again sponsored by our lovely Sandra of Live and Love Crafts! Thank you Sandra!
We want to see your EASEL CARD creations! 

We hope to see lots of entries in this challenge!

Hugs, 
Ally and the Inky Chicks




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 inspirations:


Maritha



Susy (no blog)






Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Challenge #42 and winner / top 3 of challenge #41

Hi Chicks

It's time to announce our winner for last challenge and our top 3!

Random Org has chosen a winner for the voucher of Bunny Zoe Crafts and it is:

No#6 / Faith

Congrats! Please email me at calligarisa@bluewin.ch.
Also please grab your badge from the sidebar.

Our top 3 are (as always in no particular order)

No #23 / Carla
No #14 / Dwie lewe
No #13 / kbrandy4 (Hazel)

Congrats girls. Please grab your Top 3 badge from the sidebar for your blogs.

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Now onto our new challenge this fortnight. We have a brandnew theme and it is:

 Down on the farm

We are being sponsored by Creashop Duymelot! Thank you so much, Kees and Astrid!

prize is a 10 Euro voucher

Hope to see lots of your entries in this challenge!

Hugs
Ally and the Inky Chicks

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