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Saturday 1 October 2011

A Spooky Birthday!

Welcome to another brand new challenge here at Crafty Calendar Challenge!
This is a very special challenge as its our...

2nd Birthday!!

Before i go onto to tell you about our new challenge and Birthday celebrations we have to pick a winner from last months "Bear" challenge. Random.org has chosen.......

With this fabulous card.. Wow! Congratulations Donna, what a stunning card! Please give me a email to claim your prize from Crafty Sentiments! - Thanks to Crafty Sentiments for sponsoring our challenge!

Now onto this months challenge and Birthday Celebrations!

The theme for this month is ..."Spooky"
Lets see all those scary and spooky Halloween projects!

Our sponsor for this challenge is the amazing Wild Orchid Crafts 
(prize still be be confirmed..sorry)!

What a gorgeous prize!!
With it being our Birthday this months we are giving you all the chance to win one of our Birthday Prizes which will be drawn at random at the end of the challenge. To win these prizes you must enter the challenge and follow the normal challenge rules.\

Here is whats on offer...

Laura has kindly donated a £10 Gift Voucher to use in her store..Artful Splodger!
Link to Artful Splodger Shop

Jenni is giving 4 Digital Stamps of the winners choice from her store...Cardmadfairy's Card Creations



Ruth is offering the winner 4 digital images of their choice from her store - A passion for Stamps

Crafty Sentiments has very kindly donated 8 digital images of the winners choice!


I have also got a little surprise candy bag to give away to one winner!


Thanks to everyone who continues to support our challenge! We really appreciate everyone that joins in with our challenge month after month, the generous sponsors for the constant flow of fabulous prizes and also to the Design Team girls, past and present who share their amazing creations with us every month.
A special thanks must go to Georgia who started this challenge 2 years ago and to Lisa who i took over from earlier this year. Thanks for your help and support Lisa!
Here are the DT's amazing spoooooky creations. This is the first challenge for our new DT members so please pop by their blogs and give some love! They have all done me proud this month again! Thanks Girls!

We are sad to announce that Ruth, who had been on the DT here since the very beginning, has had to step down from the DT. She will be missed loads on our team and it certainly felt strange not adding her card here! Good Luck Ruth for the future and thanks for sharing your fab creations with us every month!

Here are our new DT Creations!.....




Here are a few little reminders ...

Please make sure you leave a link to your blog post and not just your blog and that 'Crafty Calendar Challenge' is linked in your post. Please only link to new entries as it isn't fair to backlink to older posts. Any cards linked not meeting the above requirements will be removed and you will not be eligible for any of the fantastic prizes offered by our sponsors! 

This challenge will close on 4th November at 8 pm and the winner will be announced the following day when the new challenge is posted. The Birthday prizes will also be announced on the 5th November.
Now its over to you.....lets see what you can create!!

The Crafty Calendar Team


  1. Mr Linky does not appear to be showing, hope I can leave my link here and if you need me to re link if you would let me know thank you

    fabulous inspiration ladies for this challenge

    Hugs Kate

  2. thank you Lynne, have been back to link up
    Hugs Kate xx

  3. happy birthday! Great challenge and fab creations, thank you, Miria

  4. Happy Birthday! I love the halloween Theme, so here is my card! =)

  5. Fantastic, thank you so much for choosing my card. hugs Donna x

  6. Hi, happy 2nd birthday! Gorgeous creations, love them all. Ruby x

  7. Happy Birthday, lovely DT inspiration, thanks for the great challenge.

  8. Hi,
    Thanks for a fab challenge and gorgeous inspiration from the DT..my first time entering your challenges ;)
    Hugs Jacqui xxx

  9. Lovely Blog Happy 2nd Birthday,great DT inspiration for this months challenge I have just found your blog couldn't wait to play just entered my link off to have a look at the other art.
    Till next time

    Maggie H :-)

  10. Happy 2nd Birthday! Fab challenge for this month, and fab DT cards! Shelly :)

  11. fabulous DT makes, they are all such lovely images

    Happy Birthday too!

  12. Thank you very much for the challenge. Amazing cards from everyone.

    Michaela xx

  13. Hope you enjoyed lot in various challenges. These all are amazing cards from everyone. Halloween Theme is my favorite for any art.
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Thanks so much for entering this months challenge! We look forward to seeing your fabulous creations!