Monday 31 May 2010

31st May: Kinetic cards and another sponsor

For this challenge we have another wonderful sponsor: I am Roses.
"At I am Roses, we provide quality mulberry paper flowers and paper scrapbook products in a combination of different shapes sizes and colours at low prices, direct from our shop in Thailand.

Make ordinary scrapbooks, cards, baskets, wedding, Christmas, doll projects, miniatures, faux cupcakes, party favours any crafts into an extraordinary gift!

The design team were each supplied with a wonderful selection of flowers to play with and there is a wonderful prize for one lucky, randomly selected winner.

To be eligible you must create a Kinetic card with your forever friends images.
some ideas for kinetic cards are:
pop-up cards
Swing cards
shutter cards
Penny sliders
easel cards
cards with swinging bits, such as tent cards
spring cards
waterfall cards
shaker cards
never-ending cards....and I'm sure there are loads of others too....

Here's what the design team did:






Hazel, Sabine, An, San, Helen Laurence, Susie, Lindyloo, Crafting Diva, Dorte K, Rachel, Goldbaerchen, Vivi Casale, Claudia 761, Marianne, Elaine, Sharon, Rach

Sunday 30 May 2010


I was going to announce the winner of the blog candy and the forever friends favourite separately this week, but after I randomly generated the winner
which came out as Francesca,
I went to visit her blog and saw her lovely card

and so decided that she could also be this weeks forever friends favourite!!

This challenge is now closed, but come back tomorrow for a new challenge, with another fantastic sponsor.

Francesca, please can you contact us at, with your postal address.

Monday 17 May 2010

17th May: Pink and Green and a prize on offer

Over the next weeks we have lots of lovely new sponsors for the Forever Friends Challenge.
This week's challenge is being sponsored by Crafts U love who are offering this prize worth over £15 to one lucky winner chosen at random

"Crafts U Love keep up to date with the latest product releases
in-store and on-line. They stock a variety of rubber stamps, die
cutting, punches and general cardmaking & scrapbooking materials.
Together with great customer service Crafts U Love is the perfect
choice for any crafter"

and the theme for this week's challenge is to make your forever friends piece using

Pink and Green

Here's what the DT did


1. Lesley
2. lindyloo
3. Edith (Edith Designs)
4. Ceal
5. Sandra
6. Sandye Curry
7. Mel
8. vics
9. Francesca
10. Amanda
11. Alyonka
12. Thea
13. Alison W
14. Scarlett
15. Minnamanna
16. Diane
17. Lorraine
18. Diane J
19. Courtney
20. Line
21. Jessi
22. goldbaerchen
23. Crafty Teacher
24. Sammibug
25. ~ Ali~

Sunday 16 May 2010

ff fave flowers and some news

This week we have chosen our fave to be Shell from The Camel's hump, this card has such beautiful colouring and I love the gatefold. She also has loads of other gorgeous cards on her blog... go take a look!

On to the news, over the next few weeks and months the forever friends challenge has lots of fabulous new sponsors starting tomorrow with Crafts U love. There will be a prize for one lucky participant chosen at random for the next challenge, come back tomorrow to see.

We also have sponsorships coming up from:

Monday 3 May 2010

3rd May: Flowers or Nature

This weeks challenge is to use
flowers or a nature theme
in your forever friends piece.
Here is what the design team did.

1. Suzie Q
2. Merete
3. clare brown
4. Donna
5. Karin
6. Karin- 2nd card
7. Hilly
8. shellshearer
9. Thea
10. Peggy
11. Dreja
12. Deb Neerman
13. Janet Blaauw
14. Renata

Sunday 2 May 2010

FF fave numbers

As always we had a hard time choosing the favourite this week, but we decided on this one as it's just so pretty and it's never too early to start thinking about christmas.

This card was made by Anita and shown on her splitcoast gallery here