All posts tagged: craft challenge

June ACN Challenge

Welcome to our June CHALLENGE. This will be the last challenge here on A Creative Need. The time has come to change things up a bit, but I’m not going away!  I will continue to post my art and digital images for the A Creative Need shop.  I will do my best to supply you with creative inspiration and free images too! I want to thank my wonderful design team for all of their fabulous contributions over the last 3 years! And thank YOU for your support and participation too! There are many great challenge blogs out there for you to participate in. For a regularly updated list please have a look at Paper Playful. The hard working ladies there list challenges and challenge winners every day! June CHALLENGE:  FACE Forward! Incorporate a person/face into your projects. Peggy Peggy has made this lovely French birthday card using the ACN image FLOWERS IN HER HAIR Larissa also used this image to create her pretty in pink canvas!  Gaze Upon Her Face  is also available in the ACN Shop! …

May Challenge Inspiration

Just a quick post today to share Gloria’s DT project this month!  Gloria used LAZY DAYS Digital Stamp to create this lovely vacation scene for the May Challenge: Favourite Moments with Mom .   I hope it helps inspire you to make your own creation. There is still time to join us for the challenge and maybe win a few digital images! 🙂 Have a creative day and thank you for stopping by!! Deena x

November Challenge: Button Up!

The WINNER  of our OCTOBER CHALLENGE is Nancy in Iowa! Congratulations Nancy, please e-mail me at with your 2 Image choices from my  A Creative Need SHOP! This month’s CHALLENGE just might help you use up some of those buttons that you hoard! Yes, you know who you are!  The ones with bags and even boxes full of cute buttons! Well, what are you waiting for…this one’s for you!! Let’s BUTTON UP this November challenge! You can add your LINK HERE. Here with some inspiration for you; our lovely designers using ACN’s brand new Christmas Digi Stamp Deer and Gnome (Tomte)… Larissa   Peggy   Did you know that the TOMTE /gnome is a mythological creature from Scandinavian folklore  associated with the Christmas season?  He is usually depicted as  no taller than three feet, with a long white beard and colorful clothes.  It is known as a gift bearer and is considered the Swedish and Norwegian version of Santa Claus! Have fun with this month’s challenge! Add your project link to the CHALLENGE PAGE. Thanks for stopping by!  Deena

Yellow and Orange Craft Challenge Inspiration

Hello friends! How is your October going so far?  It’s bee a bit difficult for me, as I’m suffering from some very bad allergies. However, the weather has been nice, warmer than usual for this time of year, and I’ve been out walking and enjoying the crunch of leaves under my feet, and I am appreciating all the beautiful Fall colours! Today we have a couple of inspiration pieces for you to help inspire your creativity and hopefully entice you to join in our OCTOBER CHALLENGE!  It’s a color challenge, so all you have to do is create something with YELLOW AND ORANGE as your main colours. On a sad note, we are saying goodbye to one of our Design Team members… Gail has to step down from the team for a time, as she is moving…and we all know how much work packing up a house that you’ve lived in for years, involves!  She hopes to be back in the New Year though, as soon as things settle down, so keep your fingers crossed that all …

July Challenge Winner

THANK YOU for playing in last month’s challenge! We will be taking a holiday for the month of August, but don’t worry… we will be back with a fresh challenge on SEPTEMBER 5 Our JULY challenge WINNER is MEL (Cards by Mel)! Mel used the Free Digital Image provided and for using an ACN image, she will receive a bonus image! Congratulations Mel! Please e-mail with your 3 digital image choices from my Etsy shop. GUIDELINES FOR CHALLENGE ENTRY: Everyone is welcome to join in with a craft creation using any images you like! Of course I would love to see what you do with any of my ACN images, and I’m happy to share a FREE IMAGE with you every month! Join in the challenge ANYTIME THIS MONTH and leave a link to your creation(s) (card, journal page, jewelry, scrap page, art piece etc.) in the comments and I will pop on over to see what you’ve done. **If you enter and have followed the CHALLENGE theme, you will be placed in the …