Friday, 9 August 2013

Week 32 Challenge - In The Garden

Before we begin this weeks challenge, the winners of Challenge #30, Christmas in July, are as follows

1st Place - Laura Love - please use the code PD1W2424 to claim your prize
2nd Place - Delphine - please use the code  PD2W2424 to claim your prize
3rd Prize - Debbie Simpson - please use the code PD3W2424 to claim your prize

Congratulations to you all - you have all won a copy of our "Emma Canning Nature digi kit"!!!. Please all email Nikky and don't forget to quote your winner's code - we cannot release prizes without it!  Blinkies are in the sidebar for you to grab. Did you also notice that your prize also fits in with this weeks challenge .... hee, hee, hee!

Now the theme this week is .....
"In the garden"
and we cannot wait to see what projects you make using this theme as your starting point. However .... just to keep the DT on their toes, (lol) they have an added twist this week ........ as well as using the theme, they are also using different "DigiWorld Downloads" to help create their projects. You will find their projects this week under the relevant DigiWorld download they have used.

Our Top 3 winners of this challenge will all win one of these great downloads and our No 1 winner will get both of these fabulous bundles to play with so make sure you get your entries in!

Using the Shake a Tail Feather kit....
Tail Feather download bundle

ANJIE: For my card this week I used a graphic program to create the card, so everything is flat, although it doesn't look it because of the shadows that are on the elements in the download kit! Digi kits (and CD's) are great for creating cards for those who are conscious of postage charges, but you still have the freedom to be as creative as you like.
JAN:  Here's my project using the 'Shake a Tail Feather' download - I made a garden journal to keep gardening tips in - I will add pages as I go along.
Ruth:  I've gone for a very clean and simple and a monochrome finish this week.  I really do like the black and white image that comes with the kit, so I printed it onto linen white card, mounted it onto black card and then added it to the white linen card base.  I've then added some tiny gems here and there and then tied a fancy black ribbon bow to the top.  Quick, easy and simple!
Using the Hootie Trees kit....
      Hootie Trees Download Bundle                                   
Liz: Its my turn to do a tutorial, so I wanted to do something other than a card. I used this fabby Digi Download to make my family tree. EVERYTHING you see that is printable on this project is from this download!!! I am researching my family history and I thought what better way to use these trees as a picture board for my little girls room!! In fact as its the summer hols you could make this with your child very easily. After all they all do their family tree at school!! What a great project to take to show and tell! The idea is each tree type is a different generation. Check out this weeks tutorial for how I made it.
KIM - I've used the Hootie Trees download bundle to make a little 'mini album' created from one sheet of plain 12" square paper, and some of the gorgeous papers, sentiments and trees from the download.


Now the lucky winner of this week's challenge will win one of these delish DigiWorld Downloadables, which is a great way to begin your Polka Doodles digi obsession. Why not check out all the other digi downloads in the shop as there are oodles and oodles of Polka Doodle loveliness waiting to inspire you.

 Now it's your turn and you have until 12 noon on Sunday 18th August to enter and Good Luck!

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