Our Challenge Guidelines

Our Challenge Guidelines and fine-print.


All our Challenges are an "anything goes" medium. As long as you stay within the challenge theme you can make a card, altered project, ATC, scrapbook page, tag or anything your heart desires.

· You may enter your project in multiple challenges. Just be sure to tell us what about your project fits our challenge theme.

· Please link directly to your post and not just your blog.

· Please link back to our challenge in your posting.

· You may enter the challenge up to 5 times in a challenge period but each entry must be in a different post/link.

· No Back-linking please.

· Have fun!!!

Entries that do not follow the above stated rules will not be eligible for Prize draws and may be deleted.

Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Get Ready to Celebrate Valentines Day

Thank you for all the wonderful entries  in  our Lets get Stitchy Challenge.
We really enjoyed visiting you all and hope you will remember to call back next week to see our Top5 choices.

Now on to our  new challenge
' Get Ready to Celebrate Valentines Day'.
This fortnight we would like you to celebrate Valentines Day by including at least ' one heart', on your entry.

Our sponsor for January is Crafty- emblies  and our lucky winner this month will win a £10 store voucher.


Lets see what our Design Team have been making.
























Aren't they just fab!
Now its your turn. Just link up your entry below and we will come stop by for a peek!
Be sure to check out the rules at the top of the blog before entering.
And most of all....HAVE FUN!

The TIOT team.


Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Top 5 for New Stash Challenge

   Thank you all for your fantastic entries to our New Stash Challenge. We had our usual difficult task picking out our favourites and so after a lot of going back and forth here are our Top 5  choices.





 Joan
 




Congratulations every one, please grab our Blinkie and display it with pride.

Remember , there is still another week for you to enter our current Challenge 'Lets Get Stitchy, Real or Faux
you will find all the details  here.

Have a wonderful week from the TioT's gang.

Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Lets get Stitchy- Real or Faux

Hello all! We hope everyone is staying healthy with all this flu going around.

Fabulous entries for our New Stash challenge. Its going to be a touch choice again to choose our favourites!

Crafty -emblies is our sponsor for January, with a £10 store voucher for our lucky winner this month.

And now onto our new challenge.
This fortnights theme is "Lets get stitchy" , so we would like to see all your projects including some type of stitching whether its real or faux we can;t wait to see how you use it.

Lets take a look at some projects the Design Team created to help inspire you!




























Are you inspired yet? We sure hope so. No we Cannot wait to check out your creations. Just link them up below and we will be around to check them out. 

Remember to check out the challenge rules at the top of the page. We don't like having to disqualify such fabulous entries for not following the challenge rules. 



Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Top 5 for the 'Lucky Dip' Challenge.

First of all thank you  for entering our Lucky Dip challenge, again we had some wonderful entries that made  choosing our favourites very difficult.  But as always we must make a decision no matter how hard.

Here are our Design Teams Top 5 picks.



































Fabulous job all!

Congratulations everyone, please grab your Blinkie and display it with pride.

Now to our  winner for December, who wins the prize donated by Delicious Doodles .
Chosen randomly from both of December's challenges - "Lets get Inky" and "Lucky Dip"


No 7 Butterfly - from Decembers Get Inky challenge.


Butterfly, please contact us for your prize.


Remember, there is still another week to go for our current challenge "New Stash", 
you can find out all the details  here . We would love to have you join us.

Have a wonderful week!
The TIOT gang.


Tuesday, 1 January 2013

1st Challenge fo 2013 and Top 5 for 'Let's Get Inky Challenge'.

Happy New Year !
We hope you all had a wonderful holiday and that this new year finds you happy and healthy!

Thank you all for your wonderful entries to our  'Lets get Inky'  Challenge.
Our Design Team had such a difficult task choosing our favorites,
so this time  we have picked our Top 6

No 15 Sylvia






  




No 24  Elena


Congratulations everyone, please grab your Blinkie and display it with pride.


Now to our first challenge of the new year!

And what could be better for a new year than "New Stash"

This fortnight we would like to see you use any new stash. It could be something you may have received for the holidays or just something you picked up new.
 Just be sure to let us know what it was. 

Crafty-emblies is our sponsor for January and will be offering our lucky winner a £10 on line store voucher.



So how about some inspiration from our wonderful Design Team...




New stash used: Sizzix Big Shot, TH Texture Fades embossing folder "Diamond Plate",  TH Alterations die "Tiny Tabs & Tags", TH Alterations die "Alphabetical", Indigo Blue rubber stamp from the "Sarah's Choice" stamp sheet

New stash used: Faber Castell metallic gold gelato, Green Olive 167, metallic Silver 251, metallic Gold 250, White 101, PITT artist pens, and Ranger's Black Soot Distress Stain
New stash used: Butterfly stamp from Stampendous, bubble stamp from Paper Artsy, 'cloudy blue' ink from Adirondack.





New Stash used - Graphic 45 'Ladies Diary' stamps, Katzelkraft stamps, TH Distress Markers.






New stash used -magnetic backing to make fridge magnet, smug cat from line up stamp by stampotique, modge podge, bright pink fleximarker.



New stash used - Distress Stains




Cindy                                                         
 
 New stash used, Build a Butterfly stamp from papermania.


New Stash: Ribbon, snowflake embellishments and
Ranger Distress Ink in Faded Jeans
(the blue stamped snowflakes)





New Stash:  Snowflake dies from Cottage Cutz, paper pad Create Paper Snow day and new Magnolia Stamp.


 Now its your turn to show us your creations from your "New Stash". Just link it up below and remember to let us know what items were new for you.  
Please remember to check our challenge rules at the top of the page to be sure your entry will be eligible for our monthly prize draw. 
We hate to disqualify such wonderful entries for not following the rules.


And most important...
Have Fun!

Have a great week. 
The TIOT Gang