Sunday 29 December 2013

WINNER - Final Challenge - Anything Goes

Thank you so much to everyone who joined in with our final ever challenge, Anything Goes.

Thank you also for the lovely comments we have received about the closing of BasicGrey Challenges.  We are all very sad to see the challenge go but as they say, all good things must come to an end and we are so pleased that you have enjoyed taking part and joining us in our challenges over the years, we have done what we aimed to do !!

Anyway, time to draw our final winner who is.....

Random Integer Generator

Here are your random numbers:

21 - Jenny H

Timestamp: 2013-12-29 08:17:10 UTC

Many congratulations Jenny !

Could you please email us at so we can explain how you claim your prize !

Wishing you all a very happy, healthy and crafty New Year.

With love,

Jo and the BasicGrey Challenges DT x

Sunday 15 December 2013

WINNER - Challenge 109 Challenge - Happy Christmas


I am sorry for the delay in announcing the winner of our Happy Christmas Challenge.

So, without further delay, the lucky winner is .......

Random Integer Generator

Here are your random numbers:

7 - Linda Carson

Timestamp: 2013-12-15 11:45:51 UTC

and here is Linda's fantastic card !

Please email us Linda at so we can explain how you claim your prize !

On behalf of the BasicGrey Challenges Design Team we wish you all a very very Happy Christmas !

Saturday 14 December 2013

Challenge 110 - Anything Goes !

Thank you so much to everyone who joined in with our Happy Christmas challenge.  Don't forget to check back later to find out who the lucky winner is.

Before we tell you about our next challenge it is with heavy hearts we have to give you the sad news that this will be our very last challenge :)

We would like to thank you all for your many years of joining in with our challenges and we hope you have enjoyed them as much as we have and will continue to love using Basic Grey !

We would like to say a HUGE thank you to our sole sponsor, Simon Says Stamp, for their generosity and commitment to BasicGrey Challenges and for providing you with such a super prize each challenge.

On a personal note I would like to thank everyone with whom I have had the pleasure of working alongside at BasicGrey Challenges to DT members past and present and also to the Guest Designers we have had over the years.  This has been an amazing Design Team to work with and I thank you all for your hard work and for becoming my friends.  I love you all !

**nose blow and tear wiping break** 

So, our final challenge is......


just remember to use a Basic Grey product and let us know in your post what that is.  Oh, and don't forget that we are also now limiting the number of entries that you can make to three. 

As always, our wonderful sponsor, Simon Says Stamp is offering one lucky winner a fab $25 shopping spree in the Simon Says Superstore

(Please note: This is a voucher code that entitles the winner to a $25 saving off their order in Simon Says Stamp, P+P charges will still apply unless the conditions are met to earn free P+P, please check here if you would like to see these conditions)

And now onto the cards made by the DT to inspire you even further 

Using Basic Grey aspen frost

Basic Grey 12 x 12 Marjolaine

Basic Grey used - Vintage - Phresh & Phunky

Basic Grey used - Figgy Pudding 12x12

Using 25th and Pine

Using Basic Grey Jovial 6x6 papers

BasicGrey...Kraft pad