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Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Challenge #269- No Patterned Papers

Good morning all,

It's Chris here with our new 
challenge here at Fab'n'Funky Challenges. 
As it's holiday time, and everyone is busy this challenge 
will be open for 3 weeks to give you time to join in.

Thank you for all your lovely entries into last week's challenge.  
Scroll down to see if you were our 
lucky winner or one of our top 3. 

Our challenge theme is - 

'No patterned paper'

By this I mean no designer paper or 
downloaded patterned paper.
But you are welcome to make your own
with stamps, stencils, inks etc.

This time our lovely sponsor is-

Stitchy Bear's Digi Outlet

The wonderful prize is 3 images of the winner's choice, 
up to $10 dollars in value.

Now it's time for some inspiration from the DT.
We always appreciate a visit so if you click the name 
you can hop over and leave them a comment.

Using Snow dad

Using Mad Hatter

using Stitchy Bear's Lady Bug available HERE

Pat K
Using Stitchy Bear's pre-coloured image Calla Lily

Using Stitchy Bear Silhouette Halloween Broom

using Stitchy Bear Busted

We  hope you are able to join  in with this challenge . We look forward to visiting your blogs and seeing your gorgeous creations. Please be sure to post a link back to Fab'n'Funky Challenges in your blog post in order to be eligible for the prize! We are having a little break over the summer - not going anywhere just running our challenges for longer so the deadline for entries is Tuesday evening, 11th August (8) to qualify for a prize.

So all that's left is for you to get creative and link up your entry to the linky at the bottom of the page
Have fun 
Chris and the Fab'n'Funky Girls xx 

Winners and Top 3

Hi it is Lorraine her with the winner and top 3 post for last weeks challenge
and wow what a delight it was to be able to come visit you all with your amazing Flower Themed creations, you all did some wonderous work and it was very difficult to choose the winner and top 3
but without further ado.......
The Winneris
this is what Nancy created  

Nancy please e-mail Judith with the challenge theme and the sponsor the addy is in the sidebar, well done, now onto the top 3 in no particular order

Ladies please grab your badges from the sidebar and display them proudly on your blogs.

The new challenge will be launched shortly so please pop back all are welcome.

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Challenge #268 Flower Delights

Hi all, it's Lorraine here

 and my chosen theme for the week is


I think most of us love flowers and we would love to see them on your projects

our sponsor this week

Di's Digi Downloads
Please scroll down to the previous post to check out the winner from last week's challenge Inspired by a Song.

Now here are the DT selection for this weeks flower challenge and wow they are awesome
please feel free to leave a little bit of love on each of their blogs




using Di's Digi Stamps Plantpot Kitty (coloured) available HERE

We're looking forward to visiting your blogs to see your floral creations

Lorraine and the Fab'n'Funky DT girls x

It's Judith here with the winner of last weeks song theme challenge 

We had such fun visiting your blogs and singing along with you all!!

The  winner as chosen at ramdom is

And here is the winning entry
I visit Patty Sue's blog often -  I'm delighted that she won this challenge
because every card  she blogs comes with a song!
 - a very worthy winner of a song themed challenge

Congratulations - please email Judith at the address in the sidebar to claim your prize of 7 digi stamps from Bugaboo Digi Stamps

Please make the subject of your e-mail Fab'n'Funky challenges Winner together with the name of the sponsor.

Now onto the top three

(Nellie's Handmade cards)

Please take our top three banner to display proudly on your blog.

We'll be back soon with another challenge for you
- hope you'll all join us for our this weeks challenge

Wednesday, 8 July 2015

Challenge #267 Inspired by a Song

Good morning all

It's Judith here with our new challenge this week

and our fun theme for this week is 

Inspired by a Song

All you have to do is tell us which song inspired your card
this is always a fun theme - I'm looking forward to seeing all your ideas!

We are sponsored this week by 

Who are offering a great prize of 7 digi stamps to this weeks winner
the DT all got to pick a fab Bugaboo digi to work with
...and came up with these fab song themes

Pat K using Fancy Sunbonnet Beach
(Song ~ California Girls)

Chris using Girls Happy Trio

Wendy using Birthday Elephant
(Song ~ It's my Party by Jessie J)

Ginny using Hey Chickie
(Song- Hey Chickie- Kathleen)

Alison using Umbrella Mouse
(Song - Flowers in the Rain by The Move)

(Song- What is it for a day? is it xxx Birthday? From Astrid Lindgrens book about Lotta)

song - (lazing on a) Sunny Afternoon by the Kinks

Inspired by India Arie's 'Beautiful Flower'

I always love a song themed challenge - it's an excuse to have some silly fun with the song you choose - we're all looking forward to visiting you to see what you come up with.

Judith and the Fab'n'Funky DT girls xx

An InLinkz Link-up

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Challenge 266 - Birthdays - Winner and Top 3

It's Sharon here again and I am delighted to announce the winner and top three of my Birthday challenge.

There were such a lot of wonderful cards this week that it was very hard to choose, but here goes with my final, and very talented winners.

First of all the over all winner and recipient of a voucher from 'Inspired by Stamping is

A gorgeous card, I am still you will agree! Anna - please contact Judith at the email address in the side bar, so that she can arrange for your prize.

Now on to my Top Three for this week……in no particular order:

I am sure you will agree that they are all lovely.

Thanks for joining in with my challenge this week, and don't forget to check back tomorrow morning for a brand new Fab n Funky challenge.

Sharon and the Fab n Funky Team.

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Challenge 266 - Birthdays

Welcome to another new challenge here at Fab and Funky.

 It's Sharon here and I have the honour of hosting this week's challenge

Our theme this week is


 It so happens that it is my birthday this month so I thought it would be a great idea to theme our challenge around that very subject. We want to see anything themed around a birthday…it can be cards or anything else that takes your fancy, just so long as you have fun!

We are being sponsored this week by the wonderful 'Inspired by Stamping'.

Here's a little bit about them.

Hello! My name is Joanna Munster, owner/designer/illustrator of Inspired by Stamping. I started crafting 12 1/2 years ago when I started capturing my daughter’s special moments with scrap booking. I quickly fell in love with all things crafty including cross stitch, crocheting, knitting, drawing, jewellery making but my love has always been towards the paper crafty industry. It is a place where I can lose myself in creating for hours. 
Three years ago, my hubby, myself and our three children moved from the United States to Australia. While waiting for my working visa, I started drawing and paper crafting full time with my blog. One of my dear friends suggested that I make a stamp set with one of my drawings and this is where Inspired by Stamping started.
We love every moment of working in this industry from the beautiful women and men that we meet daily, to the amazing and creative designs that we see when a friend uses an Inspiredy Stamping set. 
You as our customer will ALWAYS be our top priority! If you have any questions or if something is not right, please let us know. We will get back to you ASAP! Our email is

Inspired by Stamping are kindly offering a $20 voucher to spend in store for the lucky winner.

So, on to this week's challenge.

To get your creative juices flowing, here is some lovely inspiration from the design team.






I hope you will come and join in the fun this week, as we love to visit your blogs to see what you have created. Don't forget to link back to the Fab n Funky blog to be eligible for this week's prize.

Sharon and the Fab n Funky Team xx