Welcome to The Paperlane Challenge blog! We are an independent bricks and mortar papercrafts store in Northallerton, North Yorkshire - and we just love challenges! So don't be shy - come and join us! We stock Copic Markers, Magnolia, Molly Blooms and Make It Crafty Stamps!
Wow! December already! Time flies at this time of year! We had only a small amount of entries this month, but that does not stop us from finding a winner of the lovely, NOT AVAILABLE IN THE SHOPS Molly Bloom Stamps!
The winner is.....
It is Number 3 - and that is Linda! Well Done Linda, please email Caz to claim your prize!
So, onto this month! The prize this month is a 72 pen Copic carrying case !! Hope to see more of you this month - now we are in full swing of the festive season, lets see your take on.... UNCONVENTIONAL CHRISTMAS COLOURS! So Greens, Blues, Reds are all on the naughty list.....
Lets have a look at the work of the DT for a bit of inspiration....
A chilly palette of icy greys with a touch of sparkle!
A sophisitcated black and white palette, with lots of sparkle! Beautiful touches!
A fun palette of pinks! Just look at those swirls!
Hi All! So sorry you have had to wait for the prize for this months challenge - but here it is! A fabulous collection of mini Molly Blooms stamps, kindly put up for us by our fabulous team member, Clare.
Hello Everyone! Thanks for entering last month! We had such a great time coming to look and comment on all of your entries.
Sadly, there can be only one winner of the 4 Copic Ciao pens of their choice! This month's lucky person is.....
Number 8! That is Jane! Congratulations!! Please contact Caz using the address on the right hand side!
So, onto this month's challenge! This month you are able to use any stamps of your choice! The nights are drawing in and there is a nip in the air - looking at the news this is really timely! It is time to play with 'Snowflakes and Sparkle!'
We also have some exciting news! We have a new member on our Design Team! Beverley has joined us from this challenge going forward. As you will be able to see when you see her sample, Bev does wonderfully 'Clean and Simple' cards, that have great use of colour! I'm sure you will make her feel more than welcome!
Here are the cards from the Design Team. Remember to visit our DT's own blogs to get information on their cards for this month's challenge:
Hello everyone! Can't believe that a month has flown by so quickly! There have been some changes here at The Paperlane Challenge, but before I get to those, lets see who won the last challenge, 'Anything But A Card'.
The winner of the character stamp from the Winter Wonderland Collection was.........................
Well Done Michelle - such a cute watering can! Please contact Caz using the address in our side bar. Thanks to everyone that took the time to enter - we really love coming to visit!
Ok! So onto this month! Well, as we said at the start, there are changes this month! We are so pleased to say that our DT member, Katy is back to join us! Hope you are as inspired by her work as we are.
We have also changed the stamps that you can use in the challenges, as The Paperlane stocks so many! So in addition to the wonderful Molly Blooms, you can also use Magnolias too! The rules have changed slightly - please have a look at the side bar for further details.
The theme this month, set by our wonderful Katy is "Glitz & Sparkle" so grab your glitter, your spica pens, anything that'll bling up your entries! The winner will be chosen by random, but they will be able to win 4 Copic Ciao Pens of their own choice!
Here is the work of the DT. For full details of what they have used to create their cards, please visit their individual blogs:
Hello Everyone! Just a reminder that we are only 10 days away from the close of the 'Anything But A Card' Challenge! Remember to link your project on the original post by the 28th of September to be in with a chance of winning a stamp from the new Molly Blooms Winter Wonderland Collection!
Hello everyone! Thank you to everyone who joined us last month, in the midst of summer holidays! The winner of the lovely Molly Blooms noticeboard stamp, sentiment set and shrink plastic is ................
That is no 7 - Janet!! Congratulations! Please contact Caz via the email on the right hand side to collect your prize!
Which means then it is time to set this month's challenge! This has been set by our DT friend, Klare! Firstly - the prize!! The prize this month will be a character stamp from the BRAND NEW Molly Blooms 'Winter Wonderland Collection'! It is so new - we can't show you the stamp yet, as it has not arrived in the shop! So, here is a link so you can see the entire collection!
So, this month we are asking you to make Anything BUT a Card!! So time to grab your Molly Bloom Stamps and come and join us! To give you a few ideas, here are the samples from the Design Team. Please visit their individual blogs for further details on each of their projects.
Hello! Welcome to the second The Paperlane Monthly Molly Blooms Challenge! We had such a great response for the first challenge - thanks so much for joining in, and being part of the fun!
Well, before we start this month's challenge, lets have a look at who won the fabulous ice cream trolley and ice creams from the Summer Fun Molly Blooms Collection! Sadly there were a couple of entries who were not eligible for the prize this month, so please check the rules really carefully if you are wanting to join in the fun!
So.......our randomly chosen winner for this month is........
Would you like to enter? Click on the blue frog below, enter your details with a direct link to your blogpost and we will come and visit you! If you do not have a blog, please email your entry to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will post your entry here on the challenge blog for you.
Welcome to the first TPL Challenge! We are so pleased you could come and join us! This month's challenge has been set by our wonderful DT friend - Clare! The prize is sponsored by The Paperlane - just look at what you can win this month!
Only the BRAND NEW Ice Cream Cart from the Summer Fun Collection!
The challenge for this month is "Anything BUT Square" with Molly Blooms Stamps as your main imageso we are really looking forward to seeing what you come up with!
So, as it is our first challenge, here are the rules! These normally sit in the sidebar, but we need to let you all know what they are! This challenge will close at midnight on the 28th of the month, and the winner will be announced when the new challenge is posted!
1. Stick to the rules of the challenge that month (so for this challenge it is Anything BUT square with Molly Blooms Stamps as your main image - after all, that's what makes it fun!)
2. We want to see lots of lovely new projects - so no backlinking to older posts!
3. The Paperlane Challenge must be included in your blogpost, and must have a link back to this blog.
4. You can combine entries to other challenges - but only 3 others - so four in total.
5. The winner will be chosen at random. The prize will be redrawn if not claimed after 2 weeks.
How to enter? Click on the blue frog below, enter your details with a direct link to your blogpost and we will come and visit you! **EDIT** If you do not have a blog, please email your entry to email@example.com and we will post the picture on The Paperlane blog, and link it up.
So, for inspiration here is the work from the design team.
Are you looking for the little blue frog?
Slight technical hitch, hes hopped off for a day in the sun! Kerry says he will return tonight, i guess that depends on whether he finds a princess to kiss and turns into a handsome prince!
**EDIT** The blue frog is back! Without a princess sadly!