Welcome to the Crafty Calendar Challenge. Our challenges start on the first Saturday of every month. Please come and Join us, you might even win a prize from one of our monthly sponsors! Happy Crafting!

Saturday 3 January 2015

Crafty Calendar January Challenge - What's New? & DT Call!!

Hi everyone and HAPPY  NEW  YEAR!!

A big welcome to the first Crafty Calendar Challenge of 2015!

Its Lynne here today.  I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Year and enjoyed all the celebrations.

Before we get onto the winner and new challenge i want to let you know we are looking for one or two DT member to join our little team. If you are able to create 1 card/project a month and some commenting then you can either email me at lynne.h72@sky.com or add "DT" after your name when you add your creation!

 Thank You to everyone who entered last months challenge 'white on white'.
What a bunch of gorgeous creations you created!

Its time to choose a winner from last month and thankfully we always draw this using Random.org!  

The winner is.....

Julieanne - Julieannes Cabin!

With this gorgeous card....

Congrats, its beautiful!  If you email me at lynne.h72@sky.com with your home address I will get your prize posted for you!

There is a winner badge in the sidebar for you to put on your blog! Thanks for joining in with our challenge and thanks to Elphine House Australia for the sponorship!

Now to the Top Picks!...




Congratulations girls, Your creations are stunning!

Please feel free to grab the Top Pick's badge. You can find it in the sidebar. Thank you for joining in with our challenge!

Ok, let get down to business! Our challenge this month is ...

You could use your new stash that Santa brought for you, a new craft your trying or a new event or baby in your family.. its totally up to you!

This can be any type of craft...cards, scrapbook pages, altered items, a sewing project, handmade gifts...if you made it and it fits our theme then come let us see what you have created!

Our sponsor this month is the amazing..... 

The winner will receive 2 unmounted stamps.

Here is some inspiration from the Design Team 

Sue P

Jo L

Now its over to you! We can't wait to see your creations!

Here are the usual 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 back link 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!

Also please remember that only 3 entries per person will be accepted 

This challenge will close on Friday 6 February at 8pm and the winner will be announced the following day when the new challenge is posted. 

Thank You so much for taking part....we really do appreciate and love seeing your creations month after month!

Take Care, Lynne and the Crafty Calendar Girls xx


  1. Thank you so much for choosing my card as one of your top 3! I am honoured and thrilled and will display your badge proudly! Congrats to the other winners as well, gorgeous makes by all! Love the DT cards for January, another great challenge! See you again soon. Hugs :)

  2. Thank you so much choosing my card as your winner...Im over the moon and look
    forward to my prize...Well done to all the others winners too...stunning work...Julieannex

  3. Hello,
    I was pleased to take part in your fun and thank you for the beautiful inspiration. I wish you all szczęśliwgo new year.

  4. thanks so much ladies for picking my cards in your top 3 and huge congrats to the other winners too :D

    xx coops xx

  5. Pleased to be taking part for the first time...love all the inspiration and what a fab pick of last month's winners, Hugs :)

  6. Fabulous DT inspiration! Thanks for a fun challenge!

  7. Thank you so much! I seem to have gotten carried away and added an extra card - please omit #248!

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Thanks so much for entering this months challenge! We look forward to seeing your fabulous creations!