Saturday 14 July 2012

Little Claire Monthly Challenge # 23 - 'Summer/Holidays'


Good morning, welcome to another great challenge here at Little Claire's. Thanks to everyone that took part last month in our 'Jubilee' themed challenge, we had some wonderful entries and there can only be one winner of the 'Dictionary Sentiment' stamps, drumroll .......... the winner is ....


Well done Lisa-Jane! Please contact the lovely Carol ( and she will forward your stamps onto you.

This month we have four crafters who deserve to take the 'Top Three' ladies, they are :

Jocelyn (# 3)
Cheremane (# 6)
Sue (#20)
Karen (#21)

Well done ladies, your cards were all fabulous and full of Jubilee-ness! Please grab the linky on the sidebar and place on your blogs.

Now to this month's challenge. Believe it or not, with this awful weather, it is July and Summertime! So, if you can remember what the sun looks like (above if you have forgotten), we want to see your 'Holiday/Summer' creations. You can enter our challenge, showing cards, scrap-pages and any other crafty creations. Summer papers, embellishments, ribbon etc, anything with bright fun colours!

We have a few rules that we would like you to follow, when entering our challenge, they are :

(1) You DO NOT need to use a Little Claire stamp to qualify for the prize draw.
(2) Only those using Little Claire stamps will qualify for a Top 3 badge.
(3) You may enter the challenge UP TO 3 TIMES ONLY PLEASE and you may combine with other challenges.
(4) You MUST follow the challenge theme and NO BACKLINKING please, new cards only.
(5) Please provide a link to our blog in your post.
(6) Please leave a link (via link below) to your actual card, not just to your blog.
(7) Please turn off Word Verification on your blogs,it makes it so much easier & quicker to leave a comment on your blogs.
(8) The challenge finishes on Friday 17th August @ 18.00pm and the new challenge (#24) will be open on Saturday 18th August 2012.

The prize for our 'Summer' challenge is as above, a wonderful selection of crafting goodies :
'Travelling Daisy' stamp
Dovecraft 'Fairytale' Paperpack
Purple Stickles
Loverly Jubblie's Die-Cut Sheet

Here are the Design Team's cards using the 'Summer' theme.

Donna using 'Beach Huts' & LC Sentiment

Gaynor using 'Cutie Patootie' - 'Mary Splashing ' & LC Die-Cut Sentiment

Gemma using RWAV 'Beach  and sentiment

Georgina using 'RWAV Beach Huts ' & Sentiment

Heidi using 'Bright Blue Skies' stamp set

Helen N using 'Daisy' image

Helen R using 'Beach Huts' and LC Sentiment

Lyndsey using 'RWAV' Seasons Summer Sceme Digi Stamp

We are also saying goodbye to one of our original Design Team members, Maxine.  She has been on the DT for some time now and is going to be greatly missed, we wish her well for the future :)
Enjoy making your entries, the DT are all looking forward to seeing your creations, good luck!

The Little Claire Design Team



  1. I found your challenge blog via Donna's blog and couldn't resist playing along!

  2. oh wow thank you for picking me as winner .. and well done to the top four!
    Off to email now
    Lisa x

  3. Love, love, love your cards my lovely DT's!!
    Thank you xxx

  4. Oh wow thanks for picking me as one of the top four....congrats Lisa xx

  5. I LOVE those beach huts!!!

  6. Great cards from the DT!

  7. LOVE every one of the cards by the DT!

    Jennifer. x

  8. Fabulous designs from the DT - wonderful beach huts they're so fantastic!! :0)
    Krafty Karen.xx

  9. So pleased to come in the top three for this challenge, thank you!!! All the entries were lovely :)