Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Lots of Sparkle

Hello and welcome back to Holly Jolly. We would like to wish a fond farewell to Tracey, as she has come to end of the term. Thanks for being a part of the team. 
Thank you to everyone who joined our Ornaments Challenge last week, we loved them all.
Our challenge Theme for the next two weeks is:

Lots of  Sparkle

Plus we have 3 fabulous sponsor's too:

The winner will receive 3 images or 4 if you use a Stamping Boutique image

The winner will receive 3 images
Winner will receive 3 images
Let's see what the Design Team have created to inspire us all and for a closer look please visit their blogs.
using Sami Stamps image Christmas Mermaid
using Sami Stamps image Holly Owl
using Sami Stamps Curious Gifts
using Odd Ball Art image Christmas Girl All Tangled Up
using Oddball Art image Ellie the Elf

using Sami Stamps Christmas Morning Joy

using  Sami Stamps Candy Cane Elf

using The Stamping Boutique image Penguin Home

We cannot wait to see your sparkly creations.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015


Hi Everyone, We are off an running again with making our Christmas Card and projects for this coming year. I know that a lot of you have just put some special ornaments away for another year, but so many of them are special to many of us. So for our first challenge this year we are featuring the ornament, so any project, whether it is an ornament you have made or an ornament on a card. that is your challenge for this first one of 2015. Our sponsors of this challenge are

Stamp and Create
Offers $20.00 Gift Certificate to Store

Bugaboo Stamps
offering 7 images to the winner

Eureka Stamps
finally the stamps you've been looking for rubber stamp company Rubber Stamps, Gold Leaf, Foil, and Glass Beads for Stampin, Scrapbooks, Card Making, and Paper Crafts
offering 5 images to winner

Dr. Digi
Doctor Digi
offering winner 2 images

Now onto our wonderful Projects by our Design Team

using Holly Striped ornament from Eureka

 using Christmas Ornament Gal from Bugaboo

using X files X mas  image from Dr. Digi

using De De's Christmas Ornament
from Bugaboo

using A Deer Friend from Stamp and Create

using Tilda Hiding Gift from Stamp and Create

using Christmas Angel from Eureka

Monday, January 5, 2015

Christmas Challenge Winners and Top Picks

The Holly Jolly Elves would like to thank each one of you that entered into our challenge, we really appreciate your support. We have some new sponsors this year, so we are going to do things a little differently. we will have random draws for the winners, then our elves will pick the top 3 for each challenge, So we have done that with this challenge as well. We hope you will join us throughout the coming months to get your Christmas cards done early we will have a brand new challenge for you each fortnight starting tomorrow.

Now onto our Winners of the Christmas Challenge, 

The winner of the 7 images from Bugaboo is
# 54 Barbara Bruder

The winner of the 5 images from Eureka Stamps is
#26 Create with Joy

The winner of the 3 images from Fitztown is
#195 Toad and Magic

The winner of the 3 images from Lacy Sunshine is
# 85 Lucy Patrick

The winner of the 3 images from the Stamping Boutique is
#93 Ursula Uphof

The winner of the 3 images from Oak Pond Creations is 
#12 Crafty Girl

and we have a special winner as well, We had a challenge a little while ago and the winner of the challenge Marilyn Webb, asked us to donate it to this challenge, which is 
7 images from Bugaboo

The winner is # 156 Dawn 

Would all the winners please contact
Cindy at cvanoorschot@msn.com to claim your prize.

Now for our Top Picks 
For a Card are

HeatherM using DigiStamps4Joy "We 3 Kings (1)" digi

The Top Picks for Anything But a Card are