Saturday 22 August 2009

Week 2 – A Colour Combo

WOW my goodness it does seem we were missed, me and the team couldn't believe the amount of you who entered the last challenge,We really hope that you enjoyed it as guess what, Yep its time for another challenge :)

First though we have some winners to announce :)

We had sooo many entries to our blog candy, thank you soo much everyone, But there can only be one winner and that lucky person is, Dum dum dum da (my version of a drumroll hehe)


Well done Cazzy, if you could send me your home address to, i will get your prize in the post as soon as i possibly can :) :)

Now to announce the 5 lucky people from the last challenge who will go through to the monthly drawing, those lucky people are, Dum dum dum da


44 – Sandy Shores

76 – Michelle Roos

112 – Virag Eva

59 – Keke

13 – Karen B

Well done ladies you will now all go through to the monthly drawing and could be in with a chance of winning this months fabulous prize which has been sponsored by our one and only sponsor Simon Says Stamp and it is pictured at the top of the blog :)

Now its time for the new challenge :)

A Colour Combo

For this challenge we would like you to use the following three colours :)

BG Colour Combo

Feel free to use White and Skin colours too and Be sure to also use at least one item from BasicGrey somewhere on your creation to be in with a chance of winning the monthly prize, which on the 5th of September when the new challenge is posted we will choose the lucky winner later on that day :), and that's it, easy eh :), we cant wait to see your creations :)

Here is some inspiration from the Design Team


Colour challenge






P1020443 (Small)

Tara G

BG2 copy

BG2b copy


Teacher cupcake box

Tara W




Guest Designer June

BasicGrey blog challenge #2- June Houck

Please be sure to link to the post of your creation and not your blog, as this will make it easier for us to find your entry, How to do this is explained in the How to play along section of this blog.


  1. What is the deadline for this project? Date and time please. Thanks!

  2. Hi there, I just uploaded my card and thanks for the chance to win.

  3. Sorry I uploaded a bit slow. Now it is my blog..

  4. Wowwowowowowowow, I don't beleeeeive it, this is the second thing I have won this week!

    Oh, if I could turn cartwheels I would be doing that now! Whee heee, thanks so much for picking me!

    Cazzy x

  5. Wow--all the cards are fabulous. Yum, yum, looks good enough to eat just like ice cream. June, the bunnies are too cute for words. Great job!

  6. Beautiful cards, everyone!!!

    Mine is HERE

  7. Congratulations to the winners!!!
    Thanks ladies for another awesome challenge and for the wonderfully inspiring samples!! Here is where you can find my creation:

  8. I'm loving all these - beautiful colour combo! Here's my entry.

  9. Fab colour combo choice...and gorgeous DT cards!
    Helen x

    Here's my card

  10. Congratulations to the winners
    Lovely DT makes and good colour combo

  11. Hello, you lot! :o) Well, my card is HERE

    Only a tiny wee bit of poetic license taken!!! lol ;o)

    Chris xx

  12. Just so happens this project has those colors! I used the jumbo bookplates and the heart bling. I'm tickled to have found this blog and was pleased as punch to ad your blinkie to my new blog. Thanks

  13. This is my entry into your challenge, hopefully not the last! I've added my entry via Mr. Linky; am off to add your blinkie to my blog now x

  14. Wooohooo it's so great to have you all back. Sure have missed you. I've loaded my first card using the new look/blog. LOL! I've linked up in Mr. Linky. Thanks for the awesome challenge. Fabulous eye candy from the DT. You gals ROCK.

  15. Have just found this site and soooo had to join in, what a great idea. Have added mine and have loved looking at everyone elses, just wish I was a good a card maker as you all are! Thanks!

  16. Love this color combo, the pink and the brown paper's are basic grey's

    thanks for looking

  17. oops, I was looking at the creations already posted and it was when I saw the birdcage paper that I realized I didn't use a Basic Gray supplies for my post, I loved this color combo and went for the paper with those colored balls, I will make another card using the BG papers and post again, so sorry, sometimes that stamping enthusiasm overpowers reading directions. If you need to pull this post I understand

  18. Hi Team,
    Thanks for the challenge. An interesting colour combo. I love the Team's cards - they are so varied.
    Fiona x

  19. Oops...didn't see Mr Linky when I added my entry (via the comments)...where does he keep vanishing to? lol
    Have added my link I've found him!
    Helen x

  20. I'm so glad you're back as like you I'm a huge fan of BasicGrey's products and I've missed your blog. Thanks for the challenge - I hope you like my entry. I have combined it with another favourite - Magnolia stamps!
    Stef x

  21. Great challenge, I love the color choice. All the DT cards are wonderful, great job ladies!

  22. Can't believe I've not found my way here sooner ! I absolutely adore Basic Grey so will be visiting again. Great DT cards ! Sue x

  23. I was so bummed I didn't get a chance to do the last challenge! I did this one though, and I linked directly to the blog post so you can find it easily. Thanks for an awesome challenge!

  24. So Sorry I just realised the paper's I used arn't your's so you will have to void me. I have ton's of your fab paper's so will post another entry

  25. please delete my entry at no 75 - it opened to my card html and not the post, sorry
    hopefully I have just entered again corretly

  26. stunning cards again by the team hope I am not too late with mine hugs cheryl xxxxx

  27. Hi sorry I had a senior moment and posted the wrong card the correct one is my second entry
    Luv Jane xxx

  28. Thank you for the fun challenge.
    Stunning cards by the are all very creative!!
    I have posted my card in Mr Linky.

  29. loving the dt samples. My card is in Mr linky too.

  30. I have added my other 2 cards in my blog on Happy birthday and baby girl card. Thanks for spending some time to view my blog, cards and have some comments.


  31. I am so happy to have found this blog...I, like so many, totally adore the Basic Grey papers. They just make me happy!!!

    I have unloaded a card for the week #2 challenge. I've got the colors, and you said at least one BG paper, right??? Well, my undies might be small, but they are pure "Luster" from Euphoria group!

    Can't wait to see what in store down the road.

  32. Thank you for a fun color challenge! Awesome DT examples! :)

  33. Love using BG papers brilliant challenge lovely cards from the DT ladies.
    Christine x

  34. This is my fist time to enter here. Just want to say I'm loving all BG products recently.

  35. My first time for your challenges too - love Basic Grey! Looking forward to more challenges. Thanks for a fun time!


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