Thursday, 1 March 2018

Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps Inspiration and Challenge Blog - March 2018

 Thank you to all those crafters that entered last months' challenge.
To enter this challenge you need to use a rubber stamp or digital.  

Unfortunately this month 5 entries had to be deleted as they had not used a rubber or digital stamp.

 If anyone entered that used an image from the Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamp Etsy Store they would get a second entry into the draw. 

The winner of 2 digital images from the Etsy Store is:
No 22 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 February 2018 is No 14:
and that card is by GLORIA.  Congratulations Gloria.  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 would normally be the time to reveal the name of the Guest Designer for April 2018.

Sadly nobody added "GDT" after their entry so there will be no Guest Designer for April.
Today sees the start of another challenge.

For the month of March 2018 the challenge is:


Please remember that to enter this challenge you MUST use a rubber stamp or digital stamp to qualify.  If you use a Ching-Chou Kuik image you will get two entries into the challenge (the first entry you use the link to the card/creation you have made for the challenge and the second entry is to your main blog).
First off it is time to show you the cards/creations for the Guest Designer for this month.  Unfortunately no-one asked to be a Guest Designer so I have asked Nelida to be a Guest Designer again.  She has created this beautiful card using the image "Hummingbirds":
Time to show you now the cards/creations made by the Design Team.

Using the image "Twilight Garden"  

Using the image "Hello Spring"

Using the image "Little Sprout''  

Using the image "Little Companion".  

Using the image Autumn Whisper  

Using the image 'Swing In Spring'  

Using the image "Girl 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.  

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 "It's Hummingbird".
This image is called "Still".  In this set you will get a black-and-white image with a background, a black-and-white image without background and a partially coloured image with the background.
This image is called "Misty Moon".  In this set you will get two images with different levels of grayscale.
This set is called the "Hello Natural Set" and comprises the image Dark LilliesFlowing in Blue and Hello Spring.  All of these images are grayscale images.
This image is called "Hello Dragonfly".  In this set you will get a black and white image for you to colour in and a partially coloured image by Ching-Chou Kuik.  

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 Linky Tools 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.


Gloria Shirr (purpleglo) said...

Congrats to Teresa for her win. Ching-Chou Kuik - Thank you so much for choosing my card using "Misty Moon". I am so honored to win this award! This image is so fabulous! It was my first grayscale image I colored. I was very hesitant to try it; but so glad I did. Thank you for this fabulous challenge and for all the gorgeous DT creations! Have a wonderful day! Hugs, Gloria

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