15 May 2016

Challenge # 80 Animal Magic and DT CALL

Hello everyone,  So nice to be returning with another challenge for the next four weeks.
. Crafting is so good for you, enjoy your hobby.
Design Team Call
We are looking to increase our Design Team with 2-3 new members.
We are a happy group of crafters. You don't need any experience, 
we can help and guide you . We offer a three month trial, if all is well
for both parties, the length of your term is up to you.
The requirements for a DT member are:-

1. Have an active blog, be a card maker/paper crafter. 
2. Submit one project per month - prior to the 15th of the month. 
3. Post your project on your own blog the same day as the Sparkles blog.
4.. Comment on allocated numbers of challenge entries. 
5. To provide all of your own stash as we don't rely upon our sponsors.
6.  Have a basic knowledge of Blogger, protocol and how to. This
is an advantage but not a necessity for we can help and advice.
We also use Blogger for the  DT. Admin.
7. Be able to provide good quality photos.
If you have any questions before applying, please contact me at

To apply please add DT after your name on your entry
 for this month's challenge.  The DT Call will end on 14th. June. 
Here at Sparkles we have again been overwhelmed with the creations added to our last challenge
#79 Thinking of You.  We are grateful and do appreciate you taking the time to join in  our fun.
Vickie has had the most difficult task in choosing the winners.
Firstly  let us see who our winner of our prize is.

#44 Lucy Patrick 

Congratulations to Lucy who has our won the prize
from our generous sponsor
 To claim your prize please email our
 Sponsor Hostess Helen at helenann_1971@yahoo.com  
 Please remember to collect your Winner's badge from the side bar. 
Once again thanks to our generous sponsor.
Crafty Ribbons

Our Top 3 Winners
In numerical order.

#10 Karen H

#16 Nela

#24 Norma

Such amazing and wonderful talent. 
Congratulations to you all, 
 Please remember to collect your well earned Top 3 Winner's badge.
For our next challenge
we are pleased to welcome a new sponsor to our blog

Little Claire Designs
winner's choice of 3 digis  

Challenge # 80
Animal Magic
Thanks to Helen N who has chosen the challenge.
We are so looking forward to your wonderful creations.
Let's see the Design Team's Gallery.

Helen N



Helen P



Thanks to the Design Team for their wonderful inspiration.
If you would like to play along, please click on RULES,
            at the top of the page. Link your post with the  Blue In Linkz below.                       
Thank you for your visit. We will return on 15th June with
a new challenge and of course our winners. Have fun.
Paper Playful are no longer announcing winners.


  1. Thanks so much for the Top 3 pick. I'm delighted...woohoo. Congrats to the other ladies and the winner too. Fabulous and inspiring cards from the design team for the new challenge.

  2. Oh I am over the moon to be the winner of your last challenge, thank you so much!! Congrats to the Top 3 and may I say the DT creations for the next challenge are gorgeous! XOX Lucy

  3. Thank you for the challenge. Lovely work by the design team.

  4. Wonderful and amazing DT works... Animals are the best friends ever! My favourits are the elephant images - they are so cute and I love them!

    Hugs Doris
    *DT* Die Sketchtanten
    *DT* A Beautiful Mess
    Kleido’s BastelStüble

  5. What an honor to be amongst your Top 3! I'm delighted you enjoyed my card. :o) Congratulations to everyone on your beautiful creations! The DT did a lovely job once again this challenge, with darling takes on the sweetest theme. Thank you for the inspiration. :o)

    Hugs and blessings,