Friday, 1 September 2017

Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps Inspiration and Challenge Blog - September 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:
and that is the last card entered, No 21, and that card has been created by Teresa.  This is the card that Teresa made:
Congratulations Teresa.  

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 July 2017 is No 21:
and that card is by Teresa.  Congratulations.  

Well it is certainly your "lucky day" Teresa winning the Monthly Challenge and now the Artist Choice Award picked by Ching-Chou Kuik herself.

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 October 2017.

This month there was only one person that entered "GDT" after their name so they will be the Guest Designer for the next challenge.

Congratulations 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 September 2017 the challenge is:

First off it is time to show you the cards/creations for the Guest Designer for this month.  This month we are lucky to have Grandma Bonnie as our Guest Designer and this is the card that they have created using the image called "Squirrel and Toadstool":
Time to show you now the cards/creations made by the Design Team.
This card has been made by Facebook Design Team Member who has used the image "Autumn Fantasy".

These are the cards made by the Blog Design Team.


Using the image Exotic Halloween

Using the image 'Night At The Pumpkin Patch


Using the image "Autumn Trio"

Using the image "The Perfect Pumpkin".

Using the image Butterfly Charm

Using the image 'Autumn's Here'

Using the image "Blue Pumpkin".

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 "Summer Goddess". 
This image is called "Dark Moon".

This image is called "Lily's Lullaby II".

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.

Just to give you a "heads up" the October 2017 challenge will be a VERY special challenge.
Yes it is amazing to think that we will be celebrating our 3rd anniversary of the Monthly Blog Challenge on the Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps Inspiration and Challenge Blog.

As it is our third birthday there will not be just one Monthly Challenge Winner but THREE Monthly Challenge Winners as well as the Artist Choice Award Winner picked by Ching-Chou Kuik herself.

It would be lovely to see you taking part in our challenge in September with the topic of "FALL/FALL COLOURS/PUMPKINS" but make sure you pop back in October for the 3rd anniversary celebrations.


Janice M said...

Great cards by the DT!

Jolanda's Blog said...

Very beautiful projects are made by the Design Team.
I'll try to make another entry with a CCK-image.
Jolanda xx

Monika said...

Just added my card :) Beautiful projects Ladies!!!