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We are a papercraft challenge blog offering two challenges each month - a Main Challenge and a Mini Challenge.

Join in and have some creative fun! We have amazing sponsors and there are GREAT prizes to be won.


01 December, 2021

December Main Challenge - WISHES and TREES

   Hello everyone and welcome back to our regularly scheduled Main Challenge!   

This month, we have made some changes and we want you to use our challenge board to create an ART JOURNAL PAGE!  


Our challenge has two parts, please use both prompts to inspire you:

Word Inspiration:  WISHES
Creative Challenge:  TREES





Helpful Tips For The Challenge


This is an art journalling challenge so for example you could use the word WISHES on your page or make a list of your wishes at this time of year and add that to your page! Some of us are celebrating Christmas at this time of the year, but not all of us so it doesn't have to be a winter or Christmas page. Use our creative challenge of TREES to add some trees to your page, any kind of trees, it's up to you!

 

 


Sharon says:  To me, there is nothing more beautiful than seeing TREES lit up against a December, star filled sky. And what makes it even better is falling snow! I remember making many wishes while gazing into a similay sky while growing up. I wish everyone a very happy holiday season this year! (I used the ArtStacks Trees and Leaves Corestack to help depict that December sky!!!)


LISA OXLEY

Lisa says:  This creative "Wishes" to enjoy the Great Outdoors, after 4 months of lockdown.


AGA MIRKOWSKA

Aga says:  The most important TREE in december is of course our Christmas TREE. I also used some TREES cut out from a magazine glued in the background. I hope your dreams will come true in the New Year and I WISH you all you're WISHING for.


HEATHER MCMAHON

Heather says:  I made my ArtStacks TREES Christmassy by simply adding gold stars. I love working with non-traditional Christmas colours.  Sending you my best WISHES for peace, hope and love this Christmas!

YULIA POPKOVA


Yulia says:  December is preparation for Christmas and New Years. We always decorate the Christmas tree and the house for the Holiday.  May all Christmas wishes come true!

ELLE - EOTC


Elle says:  As soon as I saw the word prompt it made me think of the old Scottish saying "If wishes were horses then beggars would ride" and so I knew that's what I wanted to work with for the theme of my art journal page.   I wanted to create a night scene with a horse and a dark forest of trees, and used these new Lynne Perrella stamps from Paperartsy.  As I was creating the page I thought why not have a flying horse, much more exciting than just a regular horse, and then added the stamp of the four little girls as another interpretation of the saying is "we all would ride".  If you look really closely you will see that the little girls have trees for legs too!  After painting my page, I carefully wrote out my quote with a gold pen. 

KAT PALECZNY

 Kat says:  December is a time of anticipation for the Christmas tree in my family. It is also a time for making wishes, my wish to you, Live a full life.

  
This year we have changed to a Regional Prize structure, whereby there will be multiple Main Challenge Winners, one or more for each Region.  The number of Winners/Prizes for each Region is dependent on the number of Sponsors for that Region.  Some of our Sponsors remain as International Sponsors but many are now Region specific. It is now more important than ever that you add your NAME and COUNTRY to your Inlinkz entries!  


Our Fabulous Sponsors this quarter include:



Special Guest Designer

One or more participants, handpicked by our Admin team, may be invited to be our Special Guest Designers.

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23 November, 2021

Announcing Our October Challenge Winners

Hello everyone and a big thank you to all who entered our first challenge after from our summer break!

We enjoyed seeing all of your entries and of course we also enjoyed creating for our challenges!  Thank you also to the Design Team for all of your inspiration.  Now let's see who our October winners are...

How to claim your prize


Winners, please contact the prize sponsor within 30 days, and in your email to the sponsors, please clearly indicate:
** YOUR FULL NAME
** YOUR SHIPPING ADDRESS
** THE MONTH AND PRIZE WON

(ex: January - Australia / Europe / USA / International etc)
Prizewinners:  Please also refer to this handy guide.


 

>>MAIN CHALLENGE WINNERS<<

We now have THREE winners and THREE prizes for the Main Challenge.  In addition, we would like to invite our Main challenge winners to be Guest Designers in a future challenge.  Please see the end of the post for more details.

Regional Challenge Winner - Europe/International 


#12 Mogiart - Ukraine


Congratulations Mogiart, you have won a $25 USD value prize
from AB STUDIO




Regional Challenge Winner US/International

Congratulations Dana, you have won a $25 USD value prize from LEMONCRAFT


Regional Challenge Winner - Canada/International



#2 Helen Hollinger - Canada



Congratulations Helen, you have won a $25 
USD value *DIGITAL* prize from GECKO GALZ




>>MINI CHALLENGE WINNERS<<

We now have ONE winner and ONE prize for the Mini Challenge.  In addition, we would like to invite our winner and our runners-up to be Guest Designers in a future challenge.  Please see the end of the post for more details.

As this challenge is now held in our Facebook Group, the links below will take you to the group, if you wish to view more photos.


Mini Challenge Winner


Cyrille (Papascrap) - France


Congratulations Cyrille, you have won a $25 USD value prize from ITD COLLECTION



Mini Challenge Runners-Up


We are very grateful to all our generous sponsors for these fabulous prizes.
To learn more about any of them, click on the SPONSORS tab.


Congratulations to all our winners

Congrats once again to all our winners and thank you to everyone who entered the challenge. We encourage all merit winners and runners-up to grab your badges from this post and proudly display it on your blog or social media. 

(for Mogiart, Dana Tatar, Helen Hollinger, Cyrille)


(for Heidi Mattessich and Rachel Dutko)




Share Your Winnings

SHARE YOUR UNBOXING - We would love to see your unboxing photos or videos! Share with us using the hashtags #MTWPrizeWinner and 
#MTWPrizeUnboxing on Instagram when you receive your prize or by tagging the sponsor plus More Than Words Challenges on Facebook.

SHARE WHAT YOU MAKE - We'd also love to see what you make using your prize products, so please show us by using the hashtags #MTWPrizeWinner  and #MTWPrizeWinnerMake on Instagram and Facebook.

PERMISSION TO SHARE PHOTOS - We'd love to share your good news so please also tag your photos with #MTWShare for permission to be featured on More Than Words' social media.


*** Special Guest Designer ***


We would like to invite all of our October 2021 winners and runners-up to be Guest Designers in a future challenge.  If you are interested, please leave a comment below with your contact details and we will get in touch (your details are safe as the comment will not be published).  Alternately, send us a message us via More Than Words Facebook Page