Monthly Craft Challenge


August Colour Challenge

Pick one scheme and use at least 3 colours from it in your project this month.    Remember to use at least one product we sell in store to be eligible for the prize (and for the DT to comment)

 Deadline: Sunday 27th August 2017 at 10pm





July Sketch Challenge

This month we have a simple sketch for you to follow, flip it, rotate, change the shapes a little,  make a card or a layout - whatever floats your boat as long as we can see the sketch was your starting point.


Remember to use at least one product we sell in store to be eligible for the prize (and for the DT to comment)

 Deadline: Tuesday 25th July 2017 at 10pm




June Die Cutting Challenge


This month we have a fun technique based challenge for you - take a die cut element and die cut it again.  See what fun new looks you can get from your existing stash.  Stuck for idea? Inlay one die into another, die cut letters into each other for a tighter look, make a window with a fun shape inside another.

Remember to use at least one product we sell in store to be eligible for the prize (and for the DT to comment)

 Deadline:  Sunday 25th June 2017 at 10pm


 


May Colour Challenge

This month we have a colour challenge for you - pick 3 colours minimum from any of the 3 schemes below and remember to use at least one product we sell in store to be eligible for the prize (and for the DT to comment) .  Deadline 26th May 2017 at 10pm







April Sketch Challenge

This month we have a nice easy sketch for you to play with.  You can change it up a little but we do need to see that the sketch was your inspiration point and to be eligible for the prize (and for the DT to comment) you MUST use at least one product we sell in store.  Deadline 23rd April 2017 at 10pm





March Tic Tac Toe Challenge

This month we have a tic tac toe grid - just pick a line (vertical/horizontal/diagonal) and use those element to create something making sure to use something we sell in store to be eligible for the £20prize.  No back links - new projects only.   Deadline 10pm on 26th March.


Animals
Watercolour
Bold Shades
Embossing
Big Words/Letters
People
Patterned Paper
Pastel Shades
Die Cutting



February Colour Challenge  

This month I picked my personal favourite colour combos for you - just pick one option and use 3 colours from it along with something we sell in store to be eligible for the £15 prize.  No back links - new projects only.   Deadline 10pm on 25th February 2017.









January Sketch Challenge  

This month we have a nice easy sketch for you to play with.  You can change it up a little but we do need to see that the sketch was your inspiration point and to be eligible for the prize (and for the DT to comment) you MUST use at least one product we sell in store (as we have over 6000 options we don't think this is too hard a rule so we do stick to it!)


Deadline for entries - 10pm on 25th January 2017



November Theme Challenge  - winner No 7 - Karin


This month our challenge is Christmas related - we'd like you to be inspired by your favourite Christmas song, Christmas movie or Christmas Carol to create your project this month.  That's a pretty wide scope to go with so we hope you'll have lots of fun with it like we have!

Just remember you MUST USE AT LEAST ONE PRODUCT FROM THOSE WE SELL IN STORE TO ENTER.   Closes 10pm on 30th November.   £15 store voucher for the winning entry.




October Colour Challenge 
We have a tone one tone colour challenge for you this month.   Pick at least 3 shades from ONE of the options above.

As always YOU MUST USE PRODUCTS WE SELL IN STORE somewhere on your project.   We have had lots of entries recently which do not follow this basic rule and from now as well as not being eligible for the £15 prize, entrants who do not use products we sell will not receive comments from the Design Team and may find their entries deleted.

DEADLINE 10pm 25th October






September Sketch Challenge

We have a fun sketch this month.  As always YOU MUST USE PRODUCTS WE SELL IN STORE somewhere on the card.   We have had lots of entries recently which do not follow this basic rule and from now as well as not being eligible for the £15 prize, entrants who do not use products we sell will not receive comments from the Design Team and may find their entries deleted.

DEADLINE 10pm 25th September








August Theme Challenge - Geometry

We have a fun theme this month - we want to see GEOMETRY on your project.  As always YOU MUST USE PRODUCTS WE SELL IN STORE somewhere on the card.   We have had lots of entries recently which do not follow this basic rule and from now as well as not being eligible for the £15 prize, entrants who do not use products we sell will not receive comments from the Design Team and may find their entries deleted.


Link up your entries below by 10pm on Friday 26th August



July Colour Challenge

We're back onto colours for this months' challenge and this month our colours are all based on fruit!  You don't have to use fruit in your project - although you can if you like - you just have to use a minimum of 3 colours from one of the 3 options and YOU MUST USE PRODUCTS WE SELL IN STORE somewhere on the card.   We have had lots of entries recently which do not follow this basic rule and from now as well as not being eligible for the £15 prize, entrants who do not use products we sell will not receive comments from the Design Team and may find their entries deleted.

DEADLINE 10pm on Wednesday 27th  July 2016








June 2016 Sketch Challenge


This month we have a fun sketch for you to play with - feel free to flip it, make a card a scrapbook or off the page item - whatever you fancy as long as we can see the sketch was the jumping off point for your make.  To be eligible for the £15 prize you also need to use at least one product from the vast range of over 5000 items we stock in Seven Hills Crafts store!

 


LINK CLOSES AT 10 PM on SUNDAY 26th JUNE. 
You can combine other challenges and enter as many times as you like as 
long as you follow the rules.
May 2016 Theme Challenge

This month we are just looking for you to feature EMBOSSING on your project.   This can be heat embossing, embossing with folders or old fashioned scoring embossing with a ball tool!



If you want to be in with a chance of winning the £15 prize you must use at least one product that we sell in store.   You have until 10pm on Wednesday 25th May to link your project








April 2016 Colour Challenge

Hello and welcome back to a new month long challenge. This month we're playing with colours and we're feeling a little "blue" so all of our schemes this month feature blue and we'd like to see you use blue whichever of the schemes you choose. So to play along - pick one of the palletes below and use at least 3 colours (including a blue) to make your entry. Remember to use at least one product from the vast range we sell at Seven Hills Crafts to be eligible for the £15 prize.







March 2016 Sketch Challenge 

We have a simple sketch for you this month.

 
You can flip the orientation, go layered or one layer, card or layout - whatever you fancy - just show that the sketch was the kick off point and make sure you use at least one product from the vast range we stock to be eligible for the £15 prize.   Deadline is 10pm on Sunday 27th March.








February 2016 - Fancy Folds Challenge

This month we are looking for you to create a card or project with more than one fold.  Deadline is 10pm Wednesday 24th February.   You must at least one product sold in Seven Hills Crafts to be eligible for the £15 prize










January 2016 Colour Challenge

All you have to do is make a project on ANY theme, using AT LEAST 3 colours from ONE of the 3 colour palettes below and add the project to the link up by 29th January.   You must at least one product sold in Seven Hills Crafts to be eligible for the £15 prize




6 comments:

  1. I am very much inspired by your color palette! Thanks for the very first fun challenge!

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  2. Loving the new web site. Love your products and glad I have at last joined in your challenge x

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  3. So many lovely creations! :-)

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  4. Great challenge blog! So happy that I found it. :) Applied my card for the first time. :) Just wondering, is this a random or "beauty" challenge?

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  5. New Christmas Classic Listen here and comment https://youtu.be/LmtravmjrW0

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