Tuesday 30 September 2014

Wk 39....Vintage - Digi Choosday crafting challenge

Happy Digi Choosday everyone!

Before we get onto this weeks challenge we wanted to let you know that we have some fab new images in the store!! You have to pop over to the store to see all the new things we have in stock.  So go take a look HERE...this gorgeous image is just one of our lovely new digis available this week, introducing the stunning new Octavia range of digis....

As a special introductory Octavia offer you can get 10% off the Octavia range this week only 
by using code PDBDQ10 at the checkout - but this code is only valid until Sunday at midnight GMT so don't miss it! Go go go!

Also remember we have 2 Facebook pages where you can share your makes and get inspiration from the other members and the DT, as well as get to see the latest offers and releases. Here are both the links:

Now onto the challenge. This week for the DT and you the theme we have set is

Love it or hate it - it's a fab challenge and really tested the DT this week! Of course there is the fantastic 'Rose Budd Collection' which is all about the beauty of that era and really came in handy for some of the team.  Remember this collection is available on CD or as digi download!!

To enter the challenge you can make anything you like, from a card to a home d├ęcor item and anything in between.
You have until 14th October to enter and the winner will be announced on 21st October, so lots of time to get your entry in. All we ask is that you follow the theme and the simple rules that can be found in the side bar.
The winner will receive a free digi image from the (Digi Store)

The winners from week 36 Monochromatic can be found at the bottom of this post.

Now let’s see what the team have made for us for this weeks challenge!

Scatty Jan For my vintage card this week I used the lovely Rose Budd collection, the image papers, postcard, feather and violin are all from the collection - Miss Millicent is also available as a clear stamp ....

Crafting Vicky I don't do a lot of Vintage... so for my card I decided to do a duo of things that I don't do a lot of... which is manly cards and vintage/retro.  I decided to use the fabulous Work and play collection 2 with the office colored and the papers that go with it!  I mean isn't it obvious that we would all like a day off?!? So to me this little guy looked perfect for the 50s and wanting to have a little holiday so his little paper could be saying that it's a day off :)  How fabulous would that be?!?

Julie - I always struggle with this theme but thankfully I was able to use the gorgeous Rose Budd Full Download which is available in the Polkadoodles store HERE. The image is called Miss Charlotte and the beautiful papers are also from the download. I added Antique Linen distress ink around the edges before matting onto gold pearlescent card.  The parasol,  bow and ticket are all available on the the Rose Budd download,  I edged the ticket with Antique Linen distress ink before matting onto some gold card and then onto the main card

Wendy - For this weeks vintage challenge, I didn't want to go all lacy and pretty, I wanted to embrace the idea of the old fashioned seaside and the Swimmer from Work & Play 4 fitted perfectly. It can now also as purchased an individual digi here. The backing paper is from the Rose Budd Collection.

Yvonne - Hello there! Well I decided to do a mans card for 'Vintage' and I chose to use 'Jeremiah' from the beautiful 'Rose Budd' Collection, which is available as a CDRom or Digi Download. The image, embellies and ephemera and papers are all from the same collection.  I edged the papers with Distress Inks and used them on the frame also. I coloured Jeremiah with my Graph'It Markers.  All I added was the burlap and the paper clay frame corners.

Patty  I don't do a lot of Vintage... so this card was a really challenge for me. I decided to use the lovely Cherryblossom Lane Collection the cute rabbit friends and the flowery papers all from the collection.  my card base is white and added a layer of aqua distressed the edges of all the papers and die cuts, use a piece of lovely and delicte white trim for the vintage look added the white ribbon and the purple drew drops to accent it.  What do you think?

And now for the winner from week 36 - chosen at random is:

#18  Carol Gill 

please email us at sales@polkadoodles.co.uk 
quoting DCwk39001wk36 
to claim your prize of a free digi.

And the top 3 chosen by the design team are:

#11 Julie P 
#16 Helen 
# 12  Annie

Well done everyone! go grab your badges from the side bar. Thanks for joining us - can't wait to see what you come up with! See you next week! xx

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