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Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Challenge #34 Summertime

Wow, summer has arrived in Stoke in the UK. This week is gonna be the perfect weather for staying indoors, in the cool & crafting. I do like the heat, but I just can't sit in it & do nothing I get bored lol
Anyhoos if your sitting bored with nothing to do this month why not join in with us, you might just be lucky enough to win our £15 voucher to spend in the Natalie & Amy store!!

I have a winner & Top 3 to announce before we get on to that, so please bear with me x

Our winner of last month 'Christmas' randomly chosen by my husband is...


Huge congrats Pauline, if you email me on shell-swinscoe@virginmedia.com  I will sort out your winners badge & voucher for you xx

Now for our Top 3, in no particular order....




Huge congratulations ladies, please email me on   shell-swinscoe@virginmedia.com & I will send you your Top 3 blog badge xx

Now remember if you get bored this month with all this heat & cant go out in it, make sure you join in with us. Our challenge theme is......

SUMMERTIME

so, gardening, the beach, sunbathing, holidays etc...

Lets see what Sheryl & myself have made this month. 

Sheryl using....
'Sweet as Sunshine' SWALK stamp by Crafter Companion
'Collall' all purpose glue

Shell using....
Image- 'Relax' Mulberry Wood stamp 
DP- 'New Leaf' by First Edition
'Classic Petal' Borderbilities die cut by Spellbinders
'Lovely Ladybugs' die cuts by Memory Box 98614 
'Collall' all purpose glue


You have until July 29th at 6pm UK time to get your entries in using the linky tool below

Hugs Shell & Sheryl xx

Saturday, 30 May 2015

Challenge #33 Christmas

Good morning & welcome to the start of this months Natalie & Amy challenge. Before I get down to business I need to announce our winner from last month.

The lucky winner (chosen by my hubby) of our £15 voucher this month is....


Huge congratuations Deonna, if you email me on shell-swinscoe@virginmedia.com  I will sort your voucher & your winners badge for you xx

Now for our Top 3, in no particular order....




Huge congrats ladies, please email me on shell-swinscoe@virginmedia.com & I will send you your Top 3 blog badges xx

Now for this month....

CHRISTMAS

as we are getting towards the middle of the year I thought, why not make a start on our Christmas card....ok so that's not true I started making mine on Boxing Day lol
 I just love making Christmas cards xx

Good month this month, as we have Sheryl back on the DT after taking some time out
Welcome back hunnie xx

Sheryl using...
'Warm Heart' by S.W.A.L.K
Lindeman Snowflake by Memory Box 98616
Snowflake/Frostyville border die by Memory Box

Shell using....
'Holly Jolly Christmas' Makey Bakey Mice 
'Collall' all purpose glue


You have until Monday 29th June at 6pm UK time to get your entries in using the linky below

Hugs Shell & Sheryl xx





Thursday, 30 April 2015

Challenge #32 Animals

Today we see the start of a new challenge here at Natalie & Amy's. Thank you too all of you who entered our 'frame it' challenge last month, we had some awesome creations....

Now for last months winner of our £15 voucher to spend instore, chosen at random 
(by my daughter) is......


Huge congrats   , please email me on shell-swinscoe@virginmedia.com with N&A winner in the subject bar & I will sort out your winners badge & prize xx

Now for our Top 3...I managed to get it down to my favourite 10, after that our youngest Katie chose her favourite 3 out of my ten lol




Huge congrats, please email me on shell-swinscoe@virginmedia.com with N&A Top3 in the subject bar & I will send you your Top 3 blog badges xx


Now this months theme is such an easy one....

ANIMALS

dogs, cats, frogs & bat...they are all welcome in this months challenge!

We are really short on DT this month with only me (Shell) taking part, Kim is really poorly so I'm  send her some get well soon wishes xx

Shell using....
Image- 'Birthday Wishes' by Mulberry Wood
DP- 'Garden Party' by Dovecraft 
Sentiment from the 'Birthday Wishes' Mulberry Wood set
'Collall' all purpose glue 
'Lavish Branch' die cut by Memory Box 98486
further details are on my blog


So there you go my 'animal' inspiration for you.

You have until Friday 29th May at 6pm UK time to get your entry in using the linky.

Hugs Shell & a poorly Kim xx

Monday, 30 March 2015

Challenge # 31 'Frame It!'

Good morning & welcome to the start of a new challenge here at Natalie & Amy's.
Before I get onto this months theme I need to announce our 'winner' & 'Top 3' ....

our randomly chosen by my daughter Katie the winner of a £15 voucher to spend instore is.....


Huge congratulations hun, please email me on shell-swinscoe@virginmedia.com  with N&A winner in the subject bar & I will sort out your voucher & winners badge for you x

Now our Top 3......




Huge congrats ladies, please email me on   shell-swinscoe@virginmedia.com  with N&A Top3 in the subject bar & I will send you, your Top 3 badges xx

Right on with this month theme, which is.....

FRAME IT!

You can use die cuts, stamps etc but your image must be framed

lets see what Kim & myself (Shell) have created this month...



Shell using...
Image- 'Wedding Day' from The Makey Bakey Mice collection 
Tim Holtz distress inks
DP- 'Love Letter' by First Edition
'Collall' all purpose glue
'Collall 3D' glue with tools
'Garden Branch' die cut by Marianne D
'Classic Petal' Edgeabilities die cut by Spellbinders
'Daisy Flower' die cut by Joy Crafts
'Stix2' pick up tool


You have until 29th April at 6pm UK time to get your entries in using the linky below.

Hugs Shell & Kim xx


Saturday, 28 February 2015

Challenge #30 'Flowers'

Good morning & welcome to another monthly challenge here at Natalie & Amy's.
Before I get on to details of this month theme I need to announce or winner of the £15 voucher. 
Randomly chosen by my daughter Danni the winner is......


huge congrats hun email me on shell-swinscoe@virginmedia.com with N&A winner in the subject bar & I will sort you voucher & blog badge out for you xx

Now for  our Top 3...wasn't easy this month so many gorgeous creations out there. In no particular order......




Huge congratulations to you all, thank you for sharing your amazing creations with us. Please can you email me on shell-swinscoe@virginmedia.com with N&A Top 3 in the subject bar & I will forward you your Top 3 blog badge xx

Now for this months theme which is....

FLOWERS

but there is one rule...it must be in your image , whether that's stamped or pre-printed your image must have the flower included in it.

Lets see what Kim & I made this month.

Kim using....
Kim Using:-
6" Square Card Blank - Natalie & Amy's
Ink - Momento 'Tuxedo Black'
Gems - Crystal Rhinestone Border leftovers




Shell using....
'Happy Christmas' by Strawberry Kisses
Various Tim Holtz distress inks
Kitty- black soot, weathered wood & tattered rose
Bow & plant pot- salty ocean
Poinsettia- pine needlespeeled paintbarn door, festive berries & wild honey
'Collall' all purpose glue
'Poinsettia' die cut by Marianne D 
'Garden Branch' die cut by Marianne D LR0151 (part used)


You have until 29th March to get your entries in

Hugs Shell & Kim the N&A DT xx


Friday, 30 January 2015

Challenge #29 'All About The Love'

Good morning & welcome to the start of a new challenge here at Natalie & Amy's.
I'm not sure of how many of you have visited the shop recently, but we have some scrummy new Crafters Companion Vintage embossing folders, also we have some more Tim Holtz distress inks in stock. So why not take a peep & see of there is anything you need...also if you are wanting something in particular & cannot see it..drop me a line on shell-swinscoe@virginmedia.com  with Nat & Amy's in the subject & I will forward it over to the girls to see what they can do for you.

Now lets see who the lucky winner of last months 'All Things New' challenge was....randomly chosen by my daughter Katie x


huge congrats hun, please email me on shell-swinscoe@virginmedia.com to claim your prize & get your winners badge.

Now for our Top 3, in no particular order....




Some awesome creations last month thank you all for sharing with us. Please email me on  
 shell-swinscoe@virginmedia.com  to claim your Top 3 badge x

Now for this months theme which is.....

ALL ABOUT THE LOVE

wedding, valentines, anniversary, or just an I Love You...
but you must have at least one heart on your creation!

The winner will recieve a £15 voucher to spend instore...



Lets see how Lovey Dovey the DT have got!

Kim using....
6" Square Scalloped Card Blank - Natalie & Amy's
Card Stock - Core'dinations
Designer Papers - First Edition J'Adore
Foam Square - Stick It 3d Foam Squares


Shell using....
Image & Sentiment- 'Roses Are Red' from the Humphrey's Corner collection
Tim Holtz distress inks
Humphrey- weathered wood & iced spruce
Dungarees- faded jeans, tumbled glass & fired brick
Rose- fired brick, victorian velvetpine needles & mowed lawn
Ground- tea dye & scattered straw
DP- 'J'Adore' by First Edition 
'Collall' all purpose glue
'Classic Petal' Edgeabilities die cut by Spellbinder
Scattered hearts are the waste from 'Classic Petal' die cut
'Candy Hearts' GB die cut by Marianne D 
'Stix2' pick up tool 


WOW!!! Awesome ladies thank you xx

You have until 27th February to get your entries in using the blue linky tool below




Tuesday, 30 December 2014

Challenge #28 'All Things New!'

Good morning & welcome to a brand new challenge here at Natalie & Amy's. We hope you all had a wonderful Christmas & had lots of new goodies you want to share with us this month.

But before we get to that I need to announce our winner & Top 3....

The lucky winner of the £15 voucher to spend instore, chosen randomly (by my hubby) is......


Huge congrats hun, please email me on shell-swinscoe@virginmedia.com with N&A winner as the title & I will sort out your winners badge & pass on your details so you can claim your £15 voucher.

Now onto our Top 3 in no particular order....




congratulations, please email me on shell-swinscoe@virginmedia.com with N&A Top 3 as the title & I will get your badges out to you ASAP!

The prize up for grabs this month is....


The theme for  this month is....

ALL THINGS NEW!

so new baby, house, car, job etc.....but we also want to see the new stash you have had for Christmas!

Lets see what the DT have created to inspire you this month....

Kim using:-
Ink - Ranger Distress Ink 'Tumbled Glass & Bundled Sage'
Twine - Dovecraft
Glue - Collall 3d Silicone

NEW Stamps, distress inks, 3d glue


Emma using:
New 6x6 card blanks (so hard to get here, my mum brought me a packet when she came over a few weeks ago)
Authentique paper
New snowflake embellishments


Shell using....
'Peggy' by Sylvia Zet 
Tim Holtz distress inks
DP- 'Summer Breeze' by First Edition
'Collall' all purpose glue
'Collall 3D' glue with tools
'Nottingham' border die cut by Memory Box 98506 
Further details are on my blog here!
New things, image & some inks


Awesome creations ladies thank you xx

You have until 29th January 2015 at 6pm Uk time to get your entries in using the blue linky tool below!

Wishing You All The Very Best In The New Year
Hugs Shell & the Natalie & Amy DT xx