Tuesday 30 April 2019

April Rudolph Days was drawn too soon!!!

Just updated the previous post with the random org winner and realized that I drew the prize draw a day  early!!! I am going to blame the painkillers  but in actuality it was just my error!

I will send Christine the prize of her choice and redraw for the other prize tomorrow. My bad means there are two chances to win this month!

I will remove this month from the requirement to enter every month as some may have not entered thinking it was now over for the month.  Sorry for the mix up.

Watch this site for the second winner tomorrow...

April Rudolph Days Challenge Winner

Using Random Org. the winner of the April Rudolph Days Challenge is #27 Christine A.

Congratulations Christine! Could you drop me an email at maureenkane@telus.net and let me know your mailing address and which prize you would like.

I will update with photos of the random org draw box just after suppertime. I am racing to the dentist just now. They are about an hour away due to rush hour. The funny thing is that it could take another 20 minutes just to find a parking space as our vehicle is too large for the tight access to spaces in their underground parking lot!

Back from the dentist and a slew of appointments just in time to update this post  to show the Random Org photo of the winner...

Thursday 25 April 2019

April Rudolph Days Challenge

It is time for the April Rudolph Days Challenge. As always, here are the rules for your perusal...

1. The Rudolph Days Challenge will start each month (January to November) on the 25th, and will close at midnight PST, on the last day of that month.
2. The theme is always Anything Goes, as long as it is Christmas.
3. One entry per person and you just need to enter one Christmas card or Christmas project.
4. You may combine your entry with other challenges (maximum of 10 in total).
5. Your card (or Christmas project) should not have been previously posted to your blog. It should be posted to your blog during the current months Rudolph Days Challenge, (between the 25th and last day of the current month)
6. Please link back to or at least mention, the Rudolph Days Challenge.
7. Please leave a comment on the challenge post.
8. The winner will be selected by random draw and announced on the first day of the following month. Prizes will be mailed anywhere in the world.

9. A special draw will be held at the end of the year, in December,  for all those who submitted a card or project every month that year, January to November.

First up is Linda at Snail's Space Blog

Linda has made these delightful penguin cards. These penguins look ready for a cold, frosty day with their cute earmuffs and colourful scarves! The first has a great masculine look and the second shouts out it is feminine...in fact it is calling to me!!! While the plaid background is perfect for the first card, I so love the beauty of the pink design paper on the second card.

I also really like the way the merry die cut sentiment is showcased on this second card.  As always, Linda has coloured these little fellows so beautifully.

Sam has kindly made us two cards as well. 
First up is this amazing polar bear card. The bear looks fabulous but the card design takes center stage! I love the Merry Christmas sentiment popping up over the top edge of the card.

Sam's second card is so pretty. I think the colouring is spot on and the wee mittens are so sweet here.
Perfect with that background design paper!
I am also loving the rounding of the two corners...this is something I must remember to try as it gives such a polished look. 

I think we were all thinking of two cards, as I have made up two as well. First up is this square card featuring a Sue Wilson angel die from her Festive Collection.
The angel was cut from a snippet of plain golden yellow card stock. I slid a snippet of white glitter card behind for a little extra punch and mounted that finished angel onto a square snippet of white snowflake  embossed card. 

The embossed snippet was a tad too small for my card so I just pretended that I meant to look more like a mat than a background!

The Joy sentiment was cut from another white glitter snippet. I think it is a die from The Works, picked up while I was in England last year.

My second card is very similar except I used the Sue Wilson Three Wise Men die from the Festive Collection. I think you can notice the white glitter card easier on this one!

Our prizes this month are a choice of this Peace and Joy Kaiser Craft stamp 

or this Memory Box Peace Circle die.

Monday 1 April 2019

March Rudolph Days Challenge Winner

Sadly our lovely design team member Jenny at Cardsarus blog, has lost her dear husband Tony. This has been announced on her blog already.

She will be taking some time for herself and we will miss her, but send her our love and hope and pray for her.

I was going to make this a separate post, but decided that if I combined this with the winners post, then everyone would be sure to see this, as I know many will want to offer Jenny their condolences..

Random Org has chosen number 13 which is Hellerlittle. Congratulations!

Could you please drop me an email at maureenkane@telus.net and let me know which prize you would like.Be sure to send your mailing address too!