Thank you to all our kind and wonderful sponsors we are able to offer a sponsor prize on all our challenges in 2019

Every Friday we will bring you a new challenge which is ANYTHING GOES but we have an optional twist to make it more interesting, along with the Design Team's creations for extra inspiration!

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Friday 21 December 2012

Winner for challenge 163 and GDT for January 2013

Good Morning to you all Aunty Sue here. Today I am here to announce the winner of our last challenge and our GDT for January 2013.
However before I do that can I on behalf of the whole team wish you all.  
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
We hope you will all come back and play along with us in 2013 because without you all there would be no challenge.
 Also we would like to thank all our Sponsors that give so generously.
Our winner for our last challenge  is
  Helen (No 6
with this amazing Calendar
 could you please contact Carol on

Now onto the announcement for our GDT for January
Jill of My Little Card Studio
Checkout her blog here
We look forward to you joining for the month.
Thanks for popping by see you all on the 4th January 2013 for a new challenge.
Stay Safe and enjoy yourself.
Aunty Sue & the Crafty Catz Girls

Friday 14 December 2012

Challenge 163 and the Winner of Challenge 162

Good Morning ...Nina here
Today sees a new challenge starting but first we need to do our Mr Random draw so we can share with you our winner for last weeks fabulous challenge of creating a SHAPED CARD.
Thank you to everyone who played along.

Please contact Carol

 The theme for this weeks challenge is NEW BEGINNINGS. We would like to see a card to celebrate new beginnings. The possibilities are endless but a few ideas could be new baby, new house, new job, new year etc. We can't wait to see what you come up with.
As usual the DT have come up with some gorgeous creations. 
One of our DT members is still poorly. Janette, your teamies wish you a speedy recovery.
Our fabulous sponsor this week is Crimson Cloud

The winner will be able to choose 3 packs of die-cuts from their store.

Helene aka Nick our GDT for this month is still playing along with us
Helene aka Nick
last card thank you for your amazing cards


We are on the look out for a GDT for January. The GDT post will start on the 4th January for a period of four weeks. If you are interested add GDT after your name. 

This challenge will close in one week, when we will be back with the winner of our GDT spot and the challenge winner, then we will be taking a much deserved break. We will return on the 4th January.
Let your imagination go. Create us something linked to our theme. We accept one entry per challenge to keep it fair for everyone.

As our last post of the year we would like to take this opportunity to say thank you for taking part in our challenges each week. It wouldn't be the same without your entries.

We would like to also say thank you to our sponsors for giving such great giveaways. We really do appreciate it.

Also I would like to thank the design team who are fantastic creating stunning projects each week and the time they give up to comment on all your entries. 

We want to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
See you again on the 4th January.

Friday 7 December 2012

Challenge 162 & Winner of Challenge 161

Hi everyone, Beth here! :)
 I'm here to tell you all about our new challenge here at Crafty Catz!
But first lets find out who was the winner from last week's Recycle / Upcycle challenge. There were some fantastic entries and it was great to see so many things being given a new lease of life :)
Mr Random Number Generator has done his stuff and the lucky winner is.......
Please contact Carol to arrange your prize
So onto this week's challenge........
Shaped Cards
(No squares or rectanges allowed)
Our wonderful sponsor is Stitchy Bear Stamps
and the prize is a $10 gift voucher
The girls have made some amazing cards for inspiration this week
First up is our lovely GDT for this month,
We're all looking forward to seeing what you create! Leave the link to your card with Mr Linky below and we'll stop by soon :)
Please remember ONLY 1 ENTRY PER PERSON to keep it fair to everyone who enters :)
Have fun!!

Friday 30 November 2012

Challenge '161' and winner of Challenge '160'

Hello lovely makers and creators, it's Naomi here.
It's that time of the week again here at Crafty Catz for a new challenge, but first I need to talk nicely with Mr Random Number Generator for our winner of challenge 160 - Snowflakes, Stars and Sentiments.
Thank you to everyone who took part, sadly we can only have 1 winner at that person is:
Number 17: Ellie Booij
Please contact Carol to arrange your prize

Before we begin, all the girls here at Crafty Catz would like to send best wishes for a speedy recovery to our team mate Janette. Take care of yourself and hope to see you back with us soon.

So on to this weeks challenge. I would like to see you all RECYCLE / UPCYCLE.
So it's time for you rescue those bits of ribbon off chocolate boxes or maybe give a Christmas decoration a new lease of life. Whatever it is, make sure you tell us what it is you've rescued and given a new lease of life too.
We are sponsored this week by the lovely Stamp Fairy who are offering the lucky winner $10 to spend in store
"Stamp Fairy officially launched on November 5th 2010. Gerda Burghardt, artist and owner, creates cute and whimsical digital images for the young and old, inspired by her life, love and 4 cute cats. You will find adorable teddies bears, young boys and girls, fuzzy little bunnies and whimsical critters. Stamp Fairy has new releases along with a free image every Friday and Guest Designers each month. Please visit the store and browse StampFairy’s wonderful images. We hope StampFairy’s images inspire YOUR creativity."
We are also joined this week by some of the talented ladies from the Stamp Fairy Design Team:
 We would also like to say a Big Thank You to Laney for joining us as GDT the last month,
 and now onto our new GDT for December, we have a fabulous creation from Nick 
Recycled zip and tin foil

Not forgetting the inspirational talent of the Crafty Catz Girls too:

Recycled the berries from Christmas crackers, x

Recycled a cardboard inner from some new shoes

 Recycled box which had hubbies golf balls in Christmas paper from last year and gold ribbon from a gift set

Aunty Sue
Recycled Christmas Sentiment, Flourishes and snowflakes from a shopbought card

Altered Sketchbook - recycled corrugated card from a pizza box

Used an old cd to make a hanging decoration!

Recycled metal tin, ribbon off a chocolate box and button from an old cushion

Recycled cord of a gift bag. Flowers made from paper and cord from recycled gift bag.

So now it's over to you. Please leave your creations with Mr Linky and we will be round to see you soon.

On a final note, can I please remind everyone that it is only 1 entry per person to keep it fair and you must have recycled or upcycled something to be eligible to win.
Have fun!

Friday 23 November 2012

Challenge '16o' and winner of challenge '159'

Hello CraftyCatz fans 

Time for a new challenge but before i tell you this week's 
theme i have to announce the winner of last week's challenge 

Random Generator as picked  number '130' and that is you 

Gorgeous and beautiful card
Please could you contact Carol at

Now onto this week's challenge 
it is my turn Dianne this week i have choosen 


So on your creations this week this is what i would like 
to see on them you must include everything

Our sponser for this week's challenge is 

And the prize is 3 pks of Di-Cuts

Now let's see what gorgeous and fabulous creations 
the CraftyCatz ladies have come up with 
this week for your inspiration 

Our fabulous Janette is still unwell so 
we all send our love and hugs and to get 
better soon xx 

Right we still have our GD with us this week 


Wow ladies they are all fantastic 
you have done a fantastic job again 

I hope you will join us again this we had a lot of fabulous and gorgeous entries 
for last week's challenge  and we look forward to seeing of your fabulous creations 
Only ONE entry please as to make it fair to everyone us joins us 
Just add your entry with Mr Linky 

Hugs Dianne and all of the CraftyCatz ladies xx

Friday 16 November 2012

challenge # 159 and winner for #158

Good Morning Crafty Catz buddies....Carol here.
Today sees a new challenge starting but first we need to do our Mr Random draw so we can share with you our winner for last weeks fabulous challenge of ANYTHING GOES and boy oh boy did we have lots of entries...THANK YOU to everyone who played along and also who showed an interest in our GDT spot for December. ... There can only be one and that is you
Helene from  Nick's Scrap Shack
Can you please contact Aunty Sue at for details
Now for our winner........drum role.......

Your card is Beautiful...
Please contact me Carol

Our challenge this week has been chosen by our fab friendly team mate Janette, but she is a little under the weather at the mo so i am doing her post.
Hope you are back with us very soon

Janette as chosen "Lets have Sparkle"
As usual the DT have been playing nicely and have come up with some gorgeous creations.
Our fabulous sponsor this week is

The winner will be able to choose 3 digi images of  their choice.
we also got some fabulous images from stamping boutique, which we loved playing with
and here is the end result, 
 Laney our GD for this month is still playing along with us 

Carol (bring it on snowman)

Sassy(Merry go round)

Now it's up to You
Link up with Mr. Linky below 
REMEMBER ONLY ONE ENTRY each to make it fair.
Have a wonderful weekend
Carol and the CRAFTY CATZ  girls
Mr Linky