Tuesday 31 January 2012

So the last week of the month - that will be an altered project then???

Hello and welcome to the last challenge of the month. We thoroughly enjoyed seeing all your "In the Mail" creations. They were spectacular! Now for this weeks challenge it is an Alter it week and the theme is "Texture" So give us all your texture rich projects.

This week we welcome the very talented Min as our guest designer. Min won our Big Guy Challenge(Christmas). Here is mins creations for this week.

Isn't it wonderful?
To find out more about Min check out our sidebar and please do visit her on her blog.

Dont forget the DT Call if you fancy being a permanent member of
Try it on Tuesday Design Team

Here are the fabulous samples from our resident DT

As always on the Alter it Week we are sponsored by

who have a whole host of textured and texturing materials on which you'll be able to spend a
Fantastic £15
if you win this weeks challenge!

Speaking of which I guess we had better reveal who won last weeks 'in the mail' challenge

And the Winner, over at Grammy's Attic is....

Drop us a line if you'd like a spot as guest DT Nana!

Don't forget to leave us a link to your project and if you fancy joining us on the DT,
just put DT after your name when you enter.

Can't wait to see all your ideas!

x The TioT Team x

Tuesday 24 January 2012

Hurrah its a wild card week

So with an extra Tuesday in January we have our first wild card of the year but before we go into too much detail....
Loved your fairy projects last week - How gorgeous they were - thanks so much for playing along.
Thank Goodness random org picks the winner so here she is

No 25
Darling Ho

Well done - please email the team about a guest spot xx

So onto this week where we would like you to interpret the theme
"In the mail"
Our design team have come up with some ideas to get you thinking so here they are








Truly diverse take on the theme. Do pop back later as I'm sure there will be more to see.

Just a quick REMINDER
we are running a DT CALL to add to the wonderful team that is TioT so if you're interested just add DT after your name on the linky and we'll rush over to have a look at your blog!

Dont forget, we are not looking for perfect artwork, we are looking for someone who wants to just 'give it a go' and enjoy the process, We just wanna have FUN!!

Leave your entry on the linky if you want to play along this week
x The TioT Team

Tuesday 17 January 2012

Do you believe in Fairies ?

Utterly Stunning Resist tags folks - thanks for playing along.
Our winner this week is

Number 9

Congrats Brenda please email us about a DT spot.

So onto this weeks theme - which is "Do you believe in Fairies" and as its week 3 in the month its an anything goes project.
his has been a fun week - so without further ado here is the teams projects to inspire you........



And finally...We have Jane O. Our wonderful guest Designer this month. To read more about Jane and visit her blog please see the side bar.

Have you ever seen such a varied assortment of ideas on a theme. Great isn't it!
Hope you fancy playing along with us and that you have as much fun as we had!

And now for step 1 of our New Year Shake Up!!

Last year we sadly said goodbye to some of the most fantastic Teamies ever, who have come up with the most amazing goods week after week, through thick and thin, but we all have real lives and as much as we would like to spend time in blogland, there just arn't enough hours in the day!

SO a huge thankyou to
Zoe, Sally, Lyn, Pat and Carole
Here's hoping this year brings you all you would wish for and more.

This year we are head hunting!!
And to do that we thought we would use this weeks challenge to put out a


We are looking for exciting crafters, newbies or practiced crafters to join one of the most laid back teams in blogland. If you would like to join our friendly gang then create an entry following this weeks challenge and mark your entry with DT after your name, on the linky then post on your blog, letting everyone know about the DT call and we will pop over and say hi.

The DT call will run on this challenge and on next weeks challenge with last entries by
midnight on 31st January

x The TioT Team x

Tuesday 10 January 2012

Tag Week - Resistance

Some wonderful entries last week , so thrilling to see so many entries with nought but your own ideas on them. Unfortunately there can only be one winner and that is

Number 21

Congratulations, drop us a line to claim your prize and let us know if you would like as a guest DT

Now talking about DT to our DT, we've decided to have a big shake up here at TioT lots of big changes on the way so watch this space!......

So the theme today is Resistance and we'd like you to make a tag using a resistance technique, it doesn't matter which you use, it could be faux batik, a gesso resistance, versamark or any other ideas you have.

To get you started here are a few ideas from The DT Team

and here's a little close up of her embossed resist

Great don't you think?

Hope you're inspired enough to give it a whirl and if you're not sure what resist it, have a seach on You Tube, there are some great tutorials.

Have a great week
x The TioT Team

Tuesday 3 January 2012

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year

To all our blogging friends.

I'm proud to say that we have a wonderful community of crafting friends here in blogland and this last year's blogging has been a wonderful exchange of ideas

, support and love which has been the most exciting part of our year here at Try it on Tuesday

To celebrate we thought we'd just get you all to have a play and see where your fancy takes you....
with just one request, that it's a card which is

All Your Own Work!

So no stickers, no design paper, just lets celebrate your own wonderful art work!

Here are a few ideas from the team




The regular sponsor of the Card Challenge is offering this great prize too

so do come and join us.

We have of course to announce the winner of last weeks challenge and the £15 voucher from

who is
Number 4

Do get in touch to claim your prize!
Sadly this week we say goodbye to one of our most loved team members - the wonderful Pat.
Pat has been with us for a long time and has shared many amazing projects with you all.
Please stop by her blog and let her know how much you have loved her Try it on Tuesday creations. Pat is now very busy with family commitments but we do hope she will play along with us sometimes if she has a few moments to craft Huge thank you Pat xxx

We'd like to say a BIG THANKYOU to all our followers for your support over the last year,
here's wishing you all a year of Peace and Joy and many happy crafting moments

x The TioT Team