Friday 18 January 2013

Stamping Dragon Challenge "In the winter garden"

Hello everyone

WOW I can not believe the amount of entries we had for our first challenge of the year.
Thank you to everyone that took part.
Unfortunately, we can only have 1 winner, and as usual, the winner is chosen by Random.

So with no further ado, the winner of the "Anything goes" challenge is:

Congrats Gal Scott, please get in touch to claime your prize

But now on to the challenge for this forthnight.
The theme for this challenge is:
"In the winter garden"

For the challenge for this forthnight, we have a sponcer
Designer of over 100 theatrical productions, Rick St Dennis (Donald McAfee) is also the author of 4 books on decorative painting and contributor to at least a dozen national magazines on crafts and art.
He is one of a handful of designers to have designed TWO productions of AIDA, Verdi's massive Egyptian opera spectacle.
Currently living in the quiet beach comminuity of Seal Beach, California he writes restaurant reviews and theatre reviews between assignments for web designs, logos and creating art for local shows.
St. Dennis has appeared on such TV shows as Home Matters with Susan Powell, Aileen's Crafts and others.
He was Crafts editor for Country Folk Art Magazine and sold his artwork nationally through galleries and shows.
Among numerous awards he won a presidential commendation in 1976 for his contributions to the bicentennial year including the design of the west coast premier of William Grant Still's opera BAYOU LEGEND. 
Thank you very much to Rick St Dennis for sponcering our challenge. 

We the Design team had some wonderful images to work with from our sponcer.
Here is what the DT came up with:





And that is it for this time. Now its your turn.
Get crafting and then come and show us what you have made for "In the Winter garden"
Good luck
Janette & the DT xx


  1. Good Morning - The DT did a wonderful job on their creations for this upcoming challenge.

    Thank you so much for the win! I am totally surprised and doing the Happy Dance - I sent an email this morning of acceptance - please check your spam if you do not get my email because it has a tendency to go to the SPAM file for some reason - that silly thing! Get out of there! Thank you very much for this lovely win. Enjoy your day
    utb 01 @ (no spaces) Gail Scott (name is typo on the entry - sorry about that)

  2. Congrats Gail on winning. Wonderful DT Winter creations & challenge for Winter.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  3. Loved using your Clock image! Thanks for another lovely Challenge with great DT Inspiration! Judy x

  4. Hi there - I am trying to find out how to claim my prize for the win on this blog. I have sent several emails but I have not received a reply. Please let me know how I can claim my win of the $5 at the store. I think my email may have gone to your spam file - Thank you very much. Here is my email - no spaces
    utb 01 @ Have a nice day.

  5. Great winter creations...thanks for the inspiration!