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We are a team of card-makers from the UK, mainland Europe and India who'll try to inspire and encourage you to make some wonderful cards.
Every Friday at about 10am UK time, one of our design team will post a new dare/challenge, along with our creations to get you inspired.
So go on, give it a try - we dare you!
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A HUGE thank you to all those who shared such beautiful cards using our January Colour Combo - what a great start to 2014's crafting! This week it's me (Kathy) here with a challenge for you.
"What's Your Tipple?" or alternatively, "I'll Drink to That!"
is all about the things we like to drink; Tea, Coffee, Wine, Beer, Drinking Chocolate.....and the bottles, cups, glasses
and mugs we use for them too
I love my cappuccinos, but at this time of year it's often a big mug of thick,
rich, hot chocolate that hits the spot. I like to heat the milk using the steamer bit of my cappuccino machine so I can top the mug off with some milky froth... mmmm I think I'll go and make one NOW!
So to recap (and get myself back on-topic) this week I'd like to see lots of drinks and drinking vessels on your
Here's what the team have been creating to help get you thinking
Welcome back - I hope you're ready to join in with another year of inspiring challenges. :) It's Nat here introducing you to the first of our dares for 2014. This week sees the return of our ever-popular monthly colour dare. It's my turn to choose our palette for the week, and I couldn't resist this lovely mix of shades - perfect for cooler tones, but also bright shades to lighten up these grey January days. Here's your colour inspiration for January: