Saturday, 11 January 2014

Little Claire Monthly Challenge # 41 - Thank You Card & Sketch

Happy New Year!
Welcome to a new challenge.

We had lots of great entries into our 'Make a Gift' challenge last month. 
Our winner of the craft goodies is :
 Pauline # 28 - Crafting with Cotnob

Here is her winning entry, a beautiful altered mirror

Well done Pauline, please contact Carol ( who will forward you your prize.

We want to give a special mention to Entry # 9 - Sarah Bell, who has used the Little Claire Stamp, 'Armful of Wishes'.  Please take the blinkie from the sidebar for your blog.
 Now to our first challenge of 2014.
We have a great sketch for you to use, designed by our teamie Gemma and the theme for January is
'Thank You'

Here is the prize on offer this month :
A £20 Little Claire Voucher

New Teamie

We are really happy to welcome Doreen to our Design Team this month.  Doreen is an avid crafter who makes gorgeous cards, welcome Doreen!

Here is her blog :

Doreen O'Brien (

Here is her card for this challenge.

She has used 'Button's & Bow's stamp set - just gorgeous!

 Now to the rest of our design team's work. Their cards using the sketch are just fantastic!

Diane has used 'Daschund's in Square's'

Gaynor has used 'Butterfly Blossom' & black peel-off sentiment

Gemma has used 'Tulip Bunny' stamp

Heidi has used 'Tulip Cat' stamp

 Helen N has used 'Tulip Bunny' and 'Sentiment's Mix'

  Lozzy has used 'Dinkie's - 'Flower Head' stamp
& 'Swirly Whirly Butterfly' outline stickers

We hope you feel inspired by our Design Team's creations.  Please follow these instructions when entering our challenge.

Here is an email entry from Alison Beesley, a lovely card with a spring feel, using 'Deckchair'.

 Here are the Challenge instructions :

Can we please ask that your card/creation 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, 14th February 2014 @ 16.00pm and the new challenge (#42) will be open on Saturday, 15th February 2014.

Good luck!

The Little Claire Design Team



  1. Wow! I was the lucky winner of last months challenge, such a wonderful surprise.
    Fabulous DT inspiration again this month.
    Many thanks.

  2. Hi Little Claire - think you may have a problem with Mr Linky as he's due to close in 7 minutes ... but he's a month early as your challenge text states this challenge finishes on 14th Feb!!!! It's a great sketch .... but I'm not that quick in making card ;o)
    Just thought you should know.
    Helen x

  3. Hello!
    I made a card and want to link it to the challenge, but the linky tool is closed. This is the link to my card, please, let me know how can I do:
    Thanks in advance,
    Ardilla :)

  4. Thanks ladies, its all sorted now, sorry for the inconvience

  5. Hello!
    I just linked my card that I made a few days ago.
    Thank you, the sketch and theme are great!
    Ardilla :)