Wednesday 1 March 2017

Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps Inspiration and Challenge Blog - March 2017

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 5 and that card has been created by Lillian.  This is the card that Lillian has made:
Congratulations Lillian.  

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.
Every month there is an "Artist's Choice Award".  The winner of this award will be picked by Ching-Chou Kuik herself.  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 pick 5 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" for February 2017 is No 3:
and that tag was created by Tindaloo.

Congratulations Tindaloo.  

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.
Now is the time to reveal the name of the Guest Designer for April 2017.

The lucky winner is NELIDA.  

I will be in touch shortly with details of the challenge and to ask you to pick an image from the Etsy Store to use for your card/creation as a "thank you" for being the Guest Designer.
Today sees the start of another challenge.

For the month of March 2017 the challenge is:

First off it is time to show you the card for the Guest Designer for this month.  This month be are lucky to have Nicola as our Guest Designer and this is the card that she has created using the image called "Garden Daisy Fairy":
Time to show you now the cards/creations made by the Design Team.


Using the image Heart of Spring


Using the image Sun Flower 


Using the images "Spring Woodland Fantasy Clip Art"

Using the image "Fantasy Easter Ocean".

Using the image "Spring Dreaming".

Using the image Heart of Spring

Using the image "Love in Spring".

The "rules" of the monthly 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.
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 "Love Maneki-neko". 
This is a set of 3 images called "Dollie Set 1" and this set includes the images Kimono Sakura Dollie, Bookworm Dollie and Kimono Peony Dollie.

This is a set of two images called "Coral Addiction" and "Purple Tender".
This image is called "Scent of Spring".
This image is called "Poppy Love".

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.
Ching-Chou Kuik is now a proud sponsor over at the Passionate Paper Creations and Friends Facebook Group.

Why not pop on over and take a look.
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.  

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.

Please remember when linking to this challenge you MUST link to your blog post and not just your actual blog.  

As you have taken the time to create something to enter into the challenge the Design Team members like to leave you comments but this is made more difficult when they have to look through your blog to find the right card/creation to comment on.  

Thank you for your understanding.

The topic for March 2017 is "EASTER/SPRING".


Lillian A said...

Thanks so much for the win, which means I get to add a couple adorable digitals to my file. Stunning card examples by the DT and love to check in along the month to see even more!

Nélida Cordón said...

Congrats to the winners!
I"m thrilled you have chosen me for GDT, thank you so much.
Kym, you can contact me at

Tindaloo said...

Thank you so much for my lovely artist choice award ♥ It is such an honor to be picked :) Congrats to the other winners and I must say, amazing creations as always by the DT.

Wendy said...

Gorgeous design team samples (as usual)...thank you for the Easter/Spring challenge.