Monday, March 30, 2009

Challenge 4 - TEXTURE

Hello and a very warm welcome to week 4 at the Creative Card Crew Challenge.
Your warm coloured items made for Paula's challenge last week were wonderful. A big Thank you is sent to everyone that joined in the fun; we loved visiting your blogs to see your beautiful work.
The WINNER of challenge 3 and the £10 gift certificate is...................................

MEL from Mels Mess
please email to claim your prize

This week's challenge has been set by Sharon. The theme is:


There are lots of ways to add texture to your cards. Why not try some flocking, 3d Gloss or sanding. Maybe add some material, lace, fluffy stuff or a feather. Of course there is always embossing, wire, beads, glitter card or brads. The possibilities are endless.
Today we're joined by Tara who has kindly agreed to be our Guest Designer. Thanks Tara!

This week we are delighted to be sponsored by STAMPING BELLA

Em is the wonderful owner of Stamping Bella, a Canadian based stamp company and home of BELLA - a wonderful range of sophisticated, fun, sassy and stylish stamps. Well Bella is the star of the show but there are other stamps available such as her fella, KETTO stamps, Stella and friends and tiddly inks. There are also accessory stamps and much more.

So whats the prize? Em has donated a $20 gift voucher to the winner of this challenge so go ahead get creating.

****PLEASE NOTE - cards combined with other challenges will not be put into the prize draw this week. Only original entries with a direct link to the card you are submitting will be entered****

Here is some inspiration from our design team - all have used Bella stamps.

Tara (Guest Designer)



Hope you have lots of fun with this challenge. Please link up your work by 5pm GMT Monday 6th April and the winner will be announced with our Fifth challenge on Tuesday.
Good luck!



  1. Thanks for the challenge - it was a great excuse to use my Smirk papers that were delivered yesterday :) x

  2. Great Challenge girls !!
    great excuse to use my new images!

    Emma xxx

  3. Hi! I want to remove my entry from #4 on Mr. Linky. I forgot that I couldn't combine for the challenge. I will be making another card.


  4. Great Challenge, I enjoyed Playing today. Great cards by the DT.

  5. Sorry, my card is combined with other challenges...I know it will not be entered into the drawing. TY. ~Lori R

  6. Congratulations to Mel ... your entry was lovely.
    Fabulous inspiration from the DT again this week.
    If I can get away from the Spring cleaning I'll be joining in.


  7. Hi, another great challenge, the DT cards are great and I love the Bella stamps, so will be keeping my fingers crossed.

    Jan x

  8. fun challenge, posted this morning :0)

  9. thanks for setting the challenge, have uploaded my entry on my blog :) xx

  10. Great work from the design team.
    I've just completed my card and left a direct link for you.
    Jen x

  11. I just found your blog this week and decided to play along.

  12. Hi girls, you made lovely cards, I just enterd with mine! Hugs, Moni

  13. O my god, there is a voucher for Stamping Bella to win. I hope that I will be the happy winner! I absolutely love the Bellas, but I dont have any ones yet! So often I look around in the shop and cannot decide!
    Compliments for the DT. You have made so fabulous cards!

  14. Well I missed out on the challenge last week and nearly did this week - why does life and health have to get in the way at times? What gorgeous DT cards this week and what a lovely display of texture. Best wishes, Kym xxx

  15. I decided to pull out the mulberry paper for the first time in ages to add more texture on this one. thanks for great inspiration everyone!