Thursday 31 March 2011

Blog Candy

This post will stay on top until 31st of March, 2011. Please roll down to see our new challenge posts.

Hello you all!

I have some wonderful news to tell you. I am offering a fantastic candy for you and there will be FIVE (5) winners at the end.
I see that we have over 470 followers but only few of you is taking part of our challenges. I wish even more of you would join of our challenges.
We are running a DT CALL where you find more details here.

This candy is offered for you because:

* We have over 470 followers
* We are running a DT CALL and our Design Team will have some new members
* I am the new owner of the Forever Friends challenge blog
* And the spring is coming :)

Here are the reasons to offer this candy for you and we have great prizes for the winners. Our sponsors wanted to donate some prizes so let's see what you could win:

Di's Digi downloads will donate 5 digis



Stitchy Bears will donate a $10.00 Gift Voucher for their store.


Michelle's Scrapbooking and More will donate a $ 10 gift voucher to the store.


Whimsy Stamps is donating 5 digi images for the winner


Here are the rules you have to follow to be able to be into the draw:

* You have to be our follower
* So as not to be too be easy for you, you have to create a card using Forever Friends image (no theme or sketch)
* Please, leave a comment and link back to your blog and straight to your FF card under this post.
* Please, spread the word of our candy to the world
* You can take part of this candy from today until end of the March. The winners will be announced on 1st of April.

Good luck everyone!!

Favourite of the Color bingo challenge and the new DT's

Hello you all!

I can tell you that I've been sooo busy lately when I was rip off my hairs to chooce my DT. There was so many talented applies that I would want to take you all :). I wanna THANK YOU all who sent an application for the DT call. Finally I made my decision and now we have a great bunch of talented DT's. Because there really was too many awesome applications I decided to put some new DT's to both of the teams - in fortnightly and Monthly.

But before I will announce my both new design teams I will tell you the favourite of the Color bingo challenge. The winner wins the right to display the Forever Friends logo on her site.

And the favourite is..

I couldn't choose between these two so I chose both

Mandy / Made by Mandy


Bianca / Handmade by Bianca

And here are the wonderful creations of the girls


Congrats to both of You!!


Then it's time to announce the new DT's.

Fortnightly challenge team:

Monthly challenge team
In both teams will work also the old DT's Poppy, Renate and me Sande.

Pop over to their blogs and warmly Welcome them!!

Monday 21 March 2011

Color Bingo challenge sponsored by DRS designs

Hello you all and welcome to our fortnightly challenge which will start today 21st of March and lasts until Sunday 3rd of April. The winner will be announced on Sunday evening (EET).
Before I go any further on this challenge I wanna remind you about our DT CALL which is running until midnight 27.3.2011 (EET). More details you can find HERE.
And about our Blog candy. Awesome prizes!! 5 of you will win!!


This time we challenge you to make your creations by using our Color Bingo Chart. You have to choose 3 colors to use on horizontally, vertically or sideways. OR you can use all of the colors you can find in to the Color bingo Chart. Use the colors and FOREVER FRIENDS bear images.

We are kindly sponsored by DRS designs.

Here is some info about DRS designs:

"DRS Designs - a family owned company since 1950 boasts hundreds of original rubber stamp designs. All images are available fully mounted, completely unmounted or mounted on cling cushion and are proudly hand crafted in the USA. Our rubber stamp collection includes a wide assortment of images including tons of sentiments, easy background designs and fun technique stamps such as our stained glass and plaid designs. The DRS Designs website features a huge card sample gallery, online demos and tips, a secure shopping area and information on our free club, Rubber Mania Monthly. Be sure to visit our daily blog with posts from our fantastic design team for inspiration and ideas."

One randomly selecter winner will get £10 off her next order from DRS designs.

Our DT group were sent some digi images to work with and here are their wonderful creations:

used all of the colors and
used the digi image "Triple tree with snow"

AND making a guest
reappearance with her lovely cake box our ex DT member

Sunday 20 March 2011

The winner of the Monochrome challenge

Hi there!

Thank you all of you who were taking part of our Monochrome challenge.
It is time to use to draw our winner. She will win a $15 Whimsy Stamps gift certificate.

The winner is:
Rachael / Ladybird Dreams

and here is her beautiful and sunny card

Congratulations Rachael!
Please, contact us at for your prize.


I wanna remind you about our DT CALL which is running until midnight
(EET) March 27th, 2011.
More details you can find HERE


Wednesday 16 March 2011

Favourite of the Monochrome challenge

Hi there!

It's time to choose our favourite who wins the right to display the Forever Friends logo on her site.

This time our favourite is:

from Patricia's kaarten

And here is her wonderful card

Congrats Patricia!


Remember that we are having a DT CALL. More details you can find HERE.

Monday 7 March 2011

Monochrome challenge sponsored by Whimsy Stamps

Email entries:


Hello everyone and welcome to the Forever Friends challenge!
The winner of the Stars challenge sponsored by Di's Digi Download hasn't contact me during these 2 weeks so I decided to make a new draw for the challenge.

The new randomly selecterd winner of the Stars challenge is

Tip Top Toppers Things


TipTop, Please contact me for your prize.


Thanks for everyone who took part of our last challenge.

Now it's turn for our new challenge.

The new challenge is sponsored by

Whimsy Stamps.

They will donate a wonderful prize for the randomly selected winner and it is a

Our theme this fortnightly challenge is Monochrome/One color and its different tones.
Use only one color and its tones and remember to use your FOREVER FRIENDS bear images.

Our Design Team were all sent some digi images to work with and here you can see their fantastic creations:

Used the digi image
"Maya Making Wishes" by Chrissy's Digis

Used the digi image
"Princess Coach" by Whimsy Stamps

Used the digi image
"Love Swirl Frame" by Meljen's Designs

Sunday 6 March 2011

Favourite and the winner of the sketch challenge

Hello you all!

I'm sorry for being a bit late for favourite announcement but here it is now

Forever Friends favourite of the sketch challenge is

- Kozmikz Kardz

She wins the right to display the Forever Friends logo on her site.
Congratulations Kozmik!!


Then it's the winner's turn.

First I wanna Thank You all who took part of our Sketch challenge.
Our randomly selected winner is

Handmade by Bianca

Please contact me at for your prize.

Here is Bianca's lovely card:

Thursday 3 March 2011

Monthly Challenge #3; No design Papers and DT Call

As you know our leader Joanne has stepped down from her task and I (Sande :) ) stepped into the leading of the Forever Friends challenge blog.

First thing I am going to do is to arrange a DT CALL

for the Monthly Challenge team of Forever Friends challenge blog.

I am looking for THREE DT MEMBERS for our Monthly Challenge Team.

Below are some requirements that You have to fulfil to become a member of our team. If You feel You are ready to follow these rules , please read forward our instructions what to do next.

Want to be a part of the

Forever Friends design team? As a DT member you will be required to:

* Make a card or other creation once a month for our Mothly Challenge.

* On every card/creation You must use some Forever Friends bear images.

* The creations have to be ready before every months first Wednesday. On Thurdays Monthly Challenge will be posted to the blog.

* Take great photos of your completed creations.

* Leave a comment to all of the crafters who are taking part of our challenge.

* Post your Monthly Challenge creations on your blog each months first Thursday.


If everything above sounds great and You are interested in becoming a Design Team member for Forever Friends Challenge blog you need to do next:

* Please, E-mail me 3-5 samples of your BEST work.

- * Tell me about yourself

* Include a link to your blog

N O T E: Be sure to put Forever Friends DT Call in the subject line.

Please e-mail your submissions to

by midnight (EET) March 27th, 2011 to qualify. Accepted Design Team members will be notified no later than Monday March 31th, 2011.

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Then it's time for our 3rd Monthly Challenge and this time we challenge you to make a card or other creation without Design Papers. You can make your own paper with stamping or other ways but need not to use ANY design Papers. REMEMBER that you have to use you FOREVER FRIENDS bear images to be in to the winner draw.

Our lovely Sponsor is Digi Doodles.

The DT were sent some digi images from Digi Doodles and here are some wonderful creations which they have done with the images:

Used the digi images "Shower Tree"

Used the digi images "Shower Tree"


used the digi image "Country Flowers"

One randomly selecter winner will win some digi images from Didi Doodles. There is no Mr Linky, so you can enter by leaving a comment under this post and leaving a link to you post. Or you can email your card to To take part to the Monthly Challenge you don't need to have a blog. Anyone can take part to the Monthly Challenge.

REMEMBER!! Only entries using Forever Friends images will be eligible for the prize.

Wednesday 2 March 2011

The winner of the Monthly Challenge #2

Thank you for all of you who were taking part of our second Monthly Challenge. The challenge is now closed and I have a randomly selecter winner to tell you. And she is

Esme / The Crafty Vet

And here is her lovely baby card

Congratulations Esme! Please, contact us at for your prize.