Saturday, 30 April 2011

Week 101 - Oriental

Morning all and welcome to another week at Allsorts! Before I get onto this week's theme I thought you should get a wee heads's our second birthday this month and we will be having a blog hop, so please feel free to grab the logo above and help us spread the word. It's going to be a bit of fun and a few prizes so make sure you put the date in your diary :o)

So onto this week's theme and I would like to see a bit of the Orient in your projects. Anything Oriental will do for me ~ papers, animals, images, flowers whatever you have lol

This week we are sponsored by letraset who are offering a fabulous set of Aquamarkers.

Our Guest Designer this week for Penny Black at Allsorts is Maarit who has brayered and stamped a lovely piece of arwork for us

April Showers winners

Morning peeps, Brenda here with the winners from last weeks challenge.

Mr Blogger is still not very keen on my posts and still paying havoc with spacing so am keeping this short and sweet and giving just names with links to the Top 5 pictures.

Winner of the stamp set donated by Sir Stampalot is

Congratulations Lynne, please mail me with your full postal addy.

And the Top 5 in no specific order are:

Well done all of you, please lift our Top 5 logo and wear with pride. Don't forget to pop back later when Amanda will have a new challenge for you.

B x

Saturday, 23 April 2011

Week 100 - April Showers

Happy Easter everyone & welcome to another fab challenge, but firstly a big Thank You to those who entered Emma's sketch challenge.

This week Kirsten has set a fantastic theme and would love to see....


Our sponsor again this week is....

Sir Stampalot are well known to us all for their super range of quality rubber stamps and craft products which they sell from their shop in Peterborough as well as their on line store.

Hero Arts set of four stamps

As well as offering classes covering all types of craft and cardmaking, they have regular demo days. They have given this lovely Hero Arts stamps set for this weeks lucky winner.

This week Shirley is our Guest Desinger from Penny Black at Allsorts and this is her adorable card. There is still time to join in this months challenge where the theme is Black and White plus a colour of your choice and there are lots of yummy prizes on offer as usual.

Winner of Emma's sketch challenge and her top 5 :)

Sorry I am so late posting this but its been a bit hectic.....

ok the winner of the Stitchy Bear  £10.00 prize is.................

Drawn at random is entry number

28 - Lisa cingratulations you are the winner email me at and I'll sort your prize for you.

and my top 5 this week are :-

4. Steph

21. Colien

15. Teresa

26. Mary J

32. Heike

Congratulatios and thank you for sharing your amazing work please take the top 5 button from the side bar and display on your blogs

Emma xxx

(p.s I have scheduled this post to appear under this weeks challenge)


Saturday, 16 April 2011

Week 99 - Sketch

Good Morning!

Welcome to another week at Allsorts

Well we had some amazing entries for Fleur's 'anything but a square ' challenge last week.....Thank you! (don't forget to check back and see who won last weeks prize and who made Fleur's top 5)

also we are pleased to announce we now have over 1000 followers we are so glad you enjoy playing along as much as we enjoy being on the Design Team!!!!!!

OK onto this weeks challenge set by me Emma, this week I have a sketch for you

And this week we have Stitchy Stamps as the sponsor

They are kindly offering

$10 to spend in their on-line shop

Our Guest Designer this week from Penny Black at Allsorts is Mervi who has made this lovely card for us:


Have fun with the sketch this week cant wait to see your entries

Anything but a square - Winner & Top 5

Good morning, 
another week over & it's time for another fab ALLSORTS challenge,
you'll have to pop back in a bit to find out what the lovely Emma has in store for you.

Firstly I would like to thank you for the gorgeous entries in my challenge last week.

The winner, chosen by Random org. is .................................

#130 that's Sally Bee

Congratulations Sally, please email me at
so I can get your prize sorted for you.

Now onto my top 5, in no particular order


Congratulations girls
Please wear our badge with pride

Saturday, 9 April 2011

Week 98 - Anything but a square!

Good morning and welcome to another challenge at ALLSORTS, firstly I'd like to say a MASSIVE thank you for the stunning creations you shared with us last week, You all obviously share a passion for anything floral. With such a huge amount of gorgeous entiries poor Brenda must have had a hard time picking her top 5. Anyway onto this weeks challenge & it's me (Fleur) who would love to see.....


We are pleased to have Sir Stampalot as our sponsors again this week. Sir Stampalot are well known to us all for their super range of quality rubber stamps and craft products which they sell from their shop in Peterborough as well as their on line store.
As well as offering classes covering all types of craft and cardmaking, they have regular demo days and will be open over the Easter weekend (check their web site for times and dates) when there will be demos taking place to inspire you and answer your crafty questions.

One lucky winner will recieve this fab prize
A gorgeous mini album, flowers &  ribbon!

Our Guest Designer from our sister challenge Penny Black at Allsorts this week is Louise with this adorable card featuring Mimi and one of the adorable new DP's from October Afternoon. This months challenge over at Penny Black at Allsorts is Black and White plus one, so do pop over and join in the fun and a chance to win some great prizes.

Week 97 winners

Wow, was I spoilt for choice this week !!

Everywhere I looked it was bursting with 'Bloomin' Blossoms'.............over 400 of you sharing such beautiful work and I thoroughly enjoyed looking at each and every one and I could have had dozens for my Top 5.

Thank you all for making my week in blogland such a delight.

Much as I would like to have picked so many, choices had to be made and these are what I eventually whittled it down to:

Winner (please e.mail of the images from Digi Stamp Boutique an entry overflowing with blossoms is:

Such a perfect card for Spring

And my Top 5 in no particular order are:


I just love the colours on this one

Who could resist this bunny and gorgeous box

A perfect vintage creation with blossoms as well

I adore poppies and the simplistic elegance

Such a clever creation and fab blossoms
Well done all of you, please lift out Top 5 banner and wear with pride on your own blogs. Fleur will be along very shortly with a new theme for you.
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