1 February 2012

Birthday Anything Goes + Blog Hop

Photobucket Image HostingGood morning fellow craftersPhotobucket Image Hosting
It's our 1st Birthday today and WOW!!!! we have some wondeful prizes to give away this month
Thanks to all our super sponsors of 2011/2012 we can't believe it's been 12 months already.

Firstly i have to announce that sadly team member Angel has stepped down from the DT, Angel has had quite a few personal problems of late, but we here at Sparkles Christmas wish her all the best for the future especially her new venture with son Curtis.
Good luck flower.

But we have a new team member join us please welcome Amanda and we here at Sparkles are looking forward to working with her.

So the Birthday Party begins right here
Many thanks to all our 2011/2012 sponsors who have contributed to this challenge, they are
Photobucket     Lili of the Valley   Pink Gem Designs
            £10:00 voucher          £20:00 voucher       4 digis                         
Di's Digi   Crafty Emma's Store   Whimsy Stamps
$10:00 voucher        £10 voucher exc P&P              5 digi's  
4 digi's
Plus 2 other prizes donated by me (Shaz)

So are you ready to begin ?? the theme is
 Anything Goes Blog Hop
For those of you that have never entered a blog hop here's how it works
You must hop to each of the design team members blogs and leave them a comment
You then hop back here to the main challenge blog and leave a link to your project on your blog
We will then choose 1 winner from the comments left on each of the  DTs blogs and check that you have hopped to them all and finally linked back here.
That's it Simples !!!.

If you should get lost along the way here is a list of the DT's blogs you should visit and thier fabulous projects well done Team x







then hop back here to leave your link with the blue frog.
The challenge for this month is Anything Goes
Don't forget you can make any type of craft but it must be new work and for Christmas.
To Qualify for any of the above prizes you must complete the hop
Here is your starting point so let's get hopping and good luck all.


Please hop back Feb 29th  to see who all our lucky winners and top 3 are


  1. What a fabulous new blog design - and what a great challenge is awaiting us all! Thanks so much... and happy birthday!

  2. Brilliant challenge inspiration, I will be back with a card soon and to join your blog hop! Hugs Teresa xx

  3. Fabulous work from all the team - great blog hop. I left my comments and linked my project. Carol x

  4. Mmh... now that I am back home and using my teeny-weeny net book again your blog looks as it always has. So I assume I have missed out on that fancy snowflakes on gray background with red ribbon thing for MONTHS!! Anyway, I love it! ... and so funny I should first discover it on the 1st anniversary, thinking there has been re-launch! :-)

  5. Congrats!
    Thank you for a wonderful blog hop, fab work from the Team.

  6. Super fun blog hop - awesome submissions by the entire Design Team! Thanks for all of the inspiration!!!

  7. Awesome Hop! So glad I hopped by! Thanks for the inspiration - now to get crafting! :)
    Karen C

  8. Wonderful DT creations for a fabulous Blog hop. Thanks so much
    Hugs Julie P

  9. Great Bloghop - thank you.

    Pam x

  10. What a great hop, how fun it is to see what everyone is working on. I'm glad I found you....

  11. I loved doing the hop down all your lovely ladies' blogs, gave me plenty of inspiration once again! I'm off to link up my own creation now, thanks again for this blog hop, it's been fun!

  12. Fabulous Challenge and Great Blog too! LOVE the inspiration from the Dt and fun challenge!! Congrats on your first year and Here is to another fab year!! hugs and thanks for the fabby Blog hop! with all the different projects you had to offer! hugs me x

  13. a fab selection of xmas projects. i enjoyed the blog hop too!

  14. Please remove my entry (#30) from the challenge. I got so focused on the birthday celebration (my First blogaversary is this month, too) that I overlooked the Christmas part of it. Call it a "Senior moment." Thanks.

  15. We share a birthday!! Enjoyed the blog hop and seeing all the fabulous work by the DT. Have posted my card. Thanks for the chance to win. Jo x

  16. Brilliant blog hop! You've all made such gorgeous cards & blanket. Thanks for the fab challenge and
    ♥Happy Birthday♥
    Hugs Teresa xx