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Sunday, 30 August 2015

Challenge #36 Charming

Good morning & welcome to a new challenge here at Natalie & Amy's.
I hope you are all well & enjoying what's left of our summer here in the UK.

Before we get to next months challenge I need to announce our 'Buttons & Bows' winner & Top 3......
Our winner chosen randomly by Sheryl is....


Huge congrats hun, please email me in shell-swinscoe@virginmedia.com  & I will send you your winners badge & arrange your prize xx

Now for Sheryl's Top 3 in no particular order we have....




Congratulations, please email me on shell-swinscoe@virginmedia.com  & I will send you your Top 3 badges hugs xx

Now for Septembers challenge theme, which is...

CHARMING!

add a charm easy one this month.

Sheryl using

Image- 'One of a Kind' from the S.W.A.L.K. collection
Collall all purpose glue


Shell using

Image- 'Love From Bamboo' from the Party Paws collection
DP- 'Boho Chic' by First Edition 
'Collall' all purpose glue
'Asian Accents' die cut border by Spellbinders




You have until Tuesday 29th September 6pm UK time to get your 'charming' creations in using the linky below.

Hugs Shell & Sheryl xx



Thursday, 30 July 2015

Challenge #35 'Buttons & Bows'

Good morning & welcome to Natalie & Amy's monthly challenge. 
You totally blew us away with your 'summertime' creations last month, thank you for sharing them with us.

So here is our 'summertime' winner. Randomly chosen by my hubby...


Huge congratulations    please email me on  shell-swinscoe@virginmedia.com  & I will forward your details to the girls & send you your winners badge for your blog xx

Now the difficult task of our Top 3...





ok so Top 5 lol....huge congrats please email me on above address & I will send you your Top 3 badge for your blog xx


Now for Augusts theme, which is....

BUTTONS & BOWS

you must use at least one of each, they can be real, die cut ones, cutting machine ones etc as long as we can see them.

Lets hope Sheryl & myself inspire you to join in with us!


Sheryl using.....
With gorgeous butterfly buttons!


Shell using...
 'Swinging By' from the Humphrey Collection
'Collall' all purpose glue



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

Hugs Shell & Sheryl xx

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