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

 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


  1. Wow, that's a fabulous start this year. Thanks for selecting my tag. Congratulations to the other winners.
    Wishing you all a Wonderful and Happy Year 2013.

  2. Thank you so much for picking my Year in Poetry... thrilled to be selected alongside such amazing projects... Congratulations to all the winners!
    Alison x

  3. Amazing work from fellow DT members and the top five. Hugs Bee

  4. beautiful DT cards and tags ladies.

    greetings karin

  5. Happy New Year to all... cracking start from the DT, and great to play with new stash!! Will be round soon for a closer look...
    Alison x

  6. Thank you for the fabulous challenge--I NEEDED to use my gifts from Santa! Thanks for the beautiful DT work from the DT for inspiration as well! :)

  7. Happy New Year and thank-you for such superb inspiration from Design Team. Nicola x

  8. So that's a trio of turquoise things... I'll leave you in peace now!!
    Alison x

  9. Thank you for the challenge and to the DT members for the lovely inspiration.

  10. P.S. Congrats to last month's winners. What gorgeous entries!


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