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Monday, 1 June 2015

Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps Inspiration and Challenge Blog - June 2015 Challenge - All Creatures Great and Small

Thank you to all those crafters that entered last months' challenge.
As mentioned anyone that entered that used an image from the Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamp Etsy Store would get a second entry into the draw. 

The winner of 2 digital images from the Etsy Store is:
No 15 and that card has been created by Andrea.  This is Andrea's card that she made:
Congratulations Andrea.  Please pop on over to the Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamp Etsy Store and e-mail me with your choice of 2 images.  Make sure you take your Monthly Challenge Winner badge from the sidebar to add to your blog.
As mentioned in the post on 1 November 2014, there is now an "Artist's Choice Award" every month.  To be in with a chance of winning this award you need to use one of Ching-Chou Kuik's Digital Stamps from her Etsy Store for your card/creation.  At the end of the month Ching-Chou Kuik will look at all those cards/creations using one of her digital stamps from the Etsy Store and pick one winner that will get the "Artist's Choice Award" and will also get to pic 3 digital stamps of their choice from the Etsy Store.

Ching-Chou Kuik certainly had a lot of beautiful cards/creations to choose from but the winner of the "Artist's Choice Award is No 9:
and that card is by K8.  Congratulations K8.

Please pop on over to the Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamp Etsy Store and e-mail me with your choice of 5 images.  Make sure you take your Monthly Challenge Winner badge from the sidebar to add to your blog.
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Now is time to reveal the name of the Guest Designer.  As mentioned previously we are now going to have a Guest Designer join us for the monthly challenge from May 2015 onwards.

Out of the names that said they would like to be considered in being a Guest Designer, the lucky winner for the Guest Designer for July 2015 is:
No 14 and that card has been created by Lizland.  Congratulations Lizland.  I will be in touch with you shortly to give you details of the July Challenge and for you to let me know what image you would like to use for the challenge as a "thank you" for being the Guest Designer.

For those that were not lucky there is always next month.
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Today sees the start of another challenge.

For the month of June 2015 the challenge is "All Creatures Great and Small".

Don't forget if you would like to be a Guest Designer for a forthcoming challenge please remember to add "GDT" after you name in the InLinkz or add a comment in the comment box.

Last month saw the start of us having a Guest Designer each month.
For the month of May the Guest Designer is Annie.  Here is Annie's stunning creation:
Here are some creations from the Design Team to give you some inspiration:

Alica
Using the Image "Hello Spring"

Anthony
Using the image "Little Sparkles"

Dianne
Using the image "Little Talks"

Karina
Using the image "Red Panda"

Kym
Using the image called "New Leaves"

Linda
Using the image "Purple Dragonfly"

Vannessa
Using the image "Swing in Spring"

The "rules" of the monthy challenge are very basic and can be found in the blog sidebar or in a page at the top of the blog.

It would be lovely if you could play along with the challenge this month.
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You might or might not be aware but they have been some stunning additions to the Etsy Store recently and these include:
This image is called "Marie Antoinette Dollie".

This image is called "Cowgirl Dollie".
This image is called "Light of Hope". 
This image is called "Indian Bride Dollie"
This image is called "Graduation Dollie"
This image is called "Ponderer".
This image is called "Time will tell".

There is an amazing array of beautiful digital stamps in the Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps Etsy Store.

Why don't you pop on over and take a look?

There is also a Facebook Group where all new members are very welcome. The Facebook Group can be found HERE.  Here crafters will share their creations made with a Ching-Chou Kuik image.  On the Facebook Group there will also be the details of the monthly Facebook Challenge and details of any sales etc.
Over at Kit and Clowder you will find details of various on-line classes that you can buy and participate in.  Ching-Chou Kuik is one of the sponsors.  At the moment the various classes are as follows:

Alcohol Markers - Skin and Hair Technique Class
Alcohol Markers - Clothing Technique Class
Alcohol Markers - Lightsource Technique Class
Alcohol Markers - All About Animals Class
Alcohol Markers - Creative Confidence Class
Alcohol Markers - Whimsical Class
Watercolours - Distress Ink Class

If you want to find out a bit more about colouring techniques pop on over to Kit and Clowder and have a look.


Don't forget if you would like to be a Guest Designer for a forthcoming challenge please remember to add "GDT" after you name in the InLinkz or add a comment in the comment box.



6 comments:

K8 said...

Wow, Thank you so much!!! Amazing work from the DT!! Hugz xx

Andrea Norris said...

I'm so lucky - sorry ladies! Congratulations on you win and GDT spot
Andrea x

Wendy said...

Your design team samples are gorgeous. I love your stamps! Thanks for the "anything goes" challenge and the chance to win some great digis.

Fantasy ART by Ching-Chou Kuik said...

love all the DT's inspiration creations, they all so beautiful!
and I'm so happy to see this month entries so far, gorgeous and lovely! <3

aussie aNNie said...

aDORABLE images and DT creations, you girls are so good at your designs....I would LOVE to be on the GDT again and thanks so much for having me this time.xxx

Granmargaret said...

Lovely work by the design team. I just missed entering the challenge, Will try for next month.