Saturday 14 December 2013

Little Claire Monthly Challenge # 40 - Make a Gift!

Hello and welcome to our last challenge of 2013.  Thank you to all that took part in our 'Christmas' challenge in November, we had lots and lots of lovely entries.

Our winner of the Little Claire goodies is :

Sharon G - The Little Stamper (Entry # 41)
 Here is Sharon's card

Well done! Please contact our Carol ( who will forward you your prize.

Now we have some sad news, we have to say goodbye to our teamie Georgina, who has been with us for a long time and is now leaving our design team.  We all wish her well in the future.
Our last challenge theme of 2013 is - 'Make a Gift'.  So please create something to give away, we do not want to see any cards this time. We would love to see a Little Claire stamp/digi/peel-off on your creations, you can of course, still enter if you use another image or no image at all.
Here is the wonderful prize that you could win :
It includes :

 'Man Made' paper pad
Little Claire 'Stopwatch' stamp
Little Claire 'Seascape' stamp
'Men' die cut sheet x 2
Assorted male themed outline stickers x 4
Papers (4 designs)

Now to our Design Team - 'Make a Gift' creations -
 Diane has made this fantastic scrap page in a frame, using
'Flowerhead' & 'Silhouette Cats' stamps, a wonderful keepsake!

Gaynor has decorated a recycled glass jar and has turned it into a tea light holder
using Little Claire 'Butterfly Blossom' outline stickers and beads - just beautiful!
Gemma's has made a lovely candle holder using
'Feed the Bird's' Stamp set and mono colours- just gorgeous!

Heidi has altered a small box frame using
'Butterfly Blossom' stamp and has stamped the edges of the frame

 Helen N has made a lovely Desk Calender/Notepad set using
'Butterfly Blossom' stamp set - a wonderful gift!

Lozzy has made a gorgeous calendar using
'Ever So Lovely' stamp set in bright, beautiful colours
Here are the Challenge instructions :

Can we please ask that your card is an original design of your own and not a copy or remake of another card. This is plagiarism and these entries WILL NOT be included.
(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 blog.
(8) The challenge finishes on Friday, 10th January 2014 @ 16.00pm and the new challenge (#41) will be open on Saturday, 11th January 2014.
Good luck and enjoy creating!
Thank you so much for entering our challenges and for all of your support in 2013, we have all been so inspired by your creations.
Have a wonderful happy Christmas and a peaceful 2014.
Gill, Steve, Carol,
Diane, Gaynor, Gemma, Heidi, Helen, Helen & Lozzy
The Little Claire Team



  1. What fabulous samples. I've only just found your blog - don't know how I missed it, but will be entering a lot now I know about it. Love your stamp designs and have bought many at local shows.
    Happy New Year to all.
    Ann xxx

  2. Gorgeous DT creations - I LUV that little blue gingham notebook holder :-)
    Thank you for this Challenge.
    IKE xxxxxxxxxxx