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PLEASE NOTE: November's challenge is going to be the last challenge for Ellephantastic for a little while we are all taking a much needed break. Thank you all very much for taking part we look forward to seeing you again sometime next year.

Saturday, 30 April 2011

Challenge 26# - May Challenge 'Birthday/Party'

Good Morning Everyone! Michelle here, did you all enjoy the wedding yesterday? Wasn't Kate beautiful? and the best thing about it all, a lovely long weekend to fit in even more scrummy crafting!

First of all a big THANK YOU to everyone who took part in last months challenge, there were some gorgeous entries and WELL DONE to our prize winners and our Top Three!

It's my turn to choose the theme this month and as it's my daughters 2nd birthday in a couple of weeks I thought it'd be the perfect opportunity for a Birthday Challenge.

The Challenge
Theme: {Birthday/Party}
Dates: 30th April ~ 3rd June 2011

Each month here at Ellephantastic we have at least 4 sponsors & each month we 'Spotlight' one of our lovely sponsors & this month
Spotlight Sponsor
Digi Doodles Shop

Digi Doodle Shop is the results of a mother and daughter’s love for the arts and crafts.  It was started just a couple of months ago with a little more than 100 stamps, and has since then grown to over 250 stamps - now available. 
Joy (the mother of this team) designs realistic images, while I (Judy aka/daughter) love the “fun side of life”, and create images with cartoon flair.  Having these two complimenting styles have enabled Digi Doodle Shop to offer just about any type of stamp.  Plus, we also offer “custom made stamps”, and blog designs.  Our best work comes from request, so if you don’t see what you’re looking for, just send us an email and before long you’ll see it in the shop. 
It is a real honor and pleasure to sponsor this challenge, and we look forward to seeing all the amazing creations.  We thank the design team for their incredible creations, and wish all the participants the very best of luck in this challenge.
Thank you so much for having us, and again the very best of luck to all of you.
Judy and Joy

$10.00 Gift Certificate

Crafty Sentiments Designs
Crafty Sentiments Designs is an online webshop started by Suzette in 2010, we offer cute characters and sentiments for all occassions. We have now add digital stamps and papers to our range. We release new images every two months, so for information and idea's  and freebies visit us at
Robyn's Fetish Digital Stamps And More is proud to sponsor this challenge.
Robyn's Fetish  Digital Stamps And More, a division of I Did It Creations, was created and is
owned by Robyn Weinrib. Robyn offers a wonderful variety of digital stamps and digital papers,                                                                                                     
designed to meet the needs of all digital paper crafting addicts for every occasion.
Robyn's Fetish Digital Stamps And More is happy to offer the winner of this challenge 5
digital stamps or  4 digital stamps and 1 paper set of their choice.
Robyn's Fetish stamps & more have joined us this month with this fab GD card from

I'm a stay at home craft-aholic mum, with a passion for craft
I run my own little craft Business "Die cut Dreams" mainly to fund my craft addition
Most of the die cuts I sell are designer die cuts and a lot of them I have designed myself so you can't buy them anywhere else
As well as die cuts I also sell lots of other craft supplies such as charms, brads, gems and more.
***PLEASE NOTE Die cut Dreams shop is closed until May 2011 while Susie moves house! We wish Susie best of luck with the move!!***
DCD's prize this month is

May Prize ;
50 piece yummy Romantic Cupcake Die cut Kit
The kit consists of
50 die cut pieces for you to assemble cut in Romantic Red, Hot Candy Pink & Pure White.
Susie has also very kindly joined us with this super GD card

Hi I am Helen. I suffer with CFS/ME & found a few years ago I could no longer work due to my illness.
To give myself something to do (when feeling well) I decided to go back to my roots....crafting!!
I grew up drawing, knitting & 'Cutting & Sticking'
Now I like to do all kinds of paper crafting, card making, altered art, knitting & sewing.
I also design & draw my own digital art.
My fun hobby as unintentionally grown into a li'l crafty business for me which I am loving.
There is nothing I like better than to put a smile on someone's face because of my crafting :0)
 You can order & buy a lot of my work from my shop.

Now if you've not already had enough inspiration then check out the Design Teams work!!
Please click on the team names to go to their individual blogs

using Digi Doodles Cecil wrapped up 
Made Using Digi Doodles Fall Pheasant.

May Card #1 ~ Using Digi Doodles Baby Owls & Robyn's ~ Spring Flowers

May Card #2 ~ Using Crafty Sentiments~ Relax Bear

using Digi Doodles ~ Day Dreamer

using Digi Doodles - Fascination & Robyn's Fetish - Spring flowers

Digi Doodles
Robyn's Fetish Stamps & more
Crafty Sentiments Designs

**PLEASE remember to check our rules before entering. 
ONE entry per person, thank you**

Have fun & Happy Crafting!!


Susie Sugar said...

Fantastic DT work Ladies thanks for having me as your Guest sponsor again its always so much fun and an honour
Hugs Susie Sugar xx

Anita said...

Fabulous work by your DT. Thank you for this fun challenge.

~ Ali Watson ~ said...

Great work from the team! thanks for a fabby challenge

Ali x

Pattie G said...

What a fun challenge and what fantastic DT Inspirations!

Hugs ♥

Merry said...

What a variety of inspiration by the DT....thanks for the challenge.

mandy said...

Gorgeous DT cards tnks for the challenge hugs mandy xxx