15 Apr 2024

April Showers bring May Flowers

       Thank you for your continued support for our challenge blog - 

                              we love having you with us!

 A big thank you for everyone who joined in with our last challenge

Challenge #172 - Sweet Treats
We all enjoyed looking through your creations - a wonderful selection!

Helen has chosen the Spotlight and top 3 winners. which again was not 
an easy decision, because we had some great entries.

Congratulations to our 

Spotlight Winner

#11 - Leslie T

Our top 3 winners in order of entry:

#3 - Pinky

#14 - Shaz

#20 - Mandy

Congratulations and many thanks for joining us.

    Please remember to take a copy of the Top 3 Winners badge.


Design Team Call

Below we have a list of requirements you need to know before applying.
We are a happy group of crafters. You don't need any experience, 
we can help and guide 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. (2)
5. To provide all of your own stash as we don't have 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. Administration
7. Be able to provide good quality photos.
To apply please add DT after your name on your entry to
the current challenge AND you must send me an email -
at   cazro2512@btinternet.com to enable me to contact you.
If you have any questions before applying, please ask 
via an email.  Thank you.  Caz - Owner


Onto our next challenge chosen by Pamela  is....

#175 April Showers bring May Flowers

Let's see the inspiration from the Design Team
If you would like to see more please click on the links









Wow! Thanks to the Design Team, a fabulous selection
to hopefully inspire you. If you would like to play along, 
please read the rules, they are few, but are important. 

To play along click on the Linky below

Thank you for your visit, we will return on 15th May 2024
 with our winners and a new monthly challenge. 
Have fun

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter


  1. OMGoodness, I'm absolutely delighted to see my project is your spotlight winner! Thank you so much! Congrats to the other winners and thanks for another fun challenge!

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

  3. Thank you so much, I am chuffed you liked my sweet treats! Keep up the great inspiration and challenges!!

  4. Thankyou very much to Helen for choosing my card as a Top 3 entry.

    Congratulations to Leslie, Pinky & Shaz.

    Mandy x