Sunday 5 May 2019

The Flower Challenge #32 'Embossing (Heat/Dry)'.

Welcome to The Flower Challenge! This is the challenge that celebrates cards using floral images. Our challenge for May is .....

It would be great if you could add our cue card above when entering our challenge.
Of course most of all....have fun!

The winner will be announced in the usual manner, the day before the next challenge. 

We have a PRIZES to be won this time too...see below for more details !

This month we would like to see some embossing on your cards. It can either be heat embossing or dry embossing as our cue card suggests. If in doubt , as always see our DT's examples below for guidance.

Please don't forget to use your Florals as always and as the MAIN feature on your card.
Only SIX other challenges allowed as well as our own.PLEASE note this is one of our most frequent reasons for not choosing cards.
Also please take a few minutes to read our rules in the tab above as you may lose out on winning a prize this time too. 

Blog News 

We are going to have more Guest Designers and more prizes this year also. Some very well known card designers have already jumped at the chance to join us as GD's I am very happy to say ;)

More news, I am also delighted to tell you we have a PRIZE for our lucky winner this month also. (Aileen is doing a give away too, see below for more details).

Our generous sponsor for this month is the amazing Altenew

They are giving away this gorgeous Cross Stitch Flower stamp set below , worth $21 USD  to our lucky winner. So get making your cards to be in with a chance to win ;)

They make such fabulous  stamps/ dies/stencils,etc. Their floral stamps and dies in particular are so beautiful, I am sure you all have some in your collection. If not please do check them out. 

Their card blog and scrapbooking blog have so much inspiration there won't be sorry you visited ;)

Also our fabulous creator & fellow DT member Aileen from Colour & Sparkle is kindly giving away a  spare set of Altenew stamps on her own blog too. She will give it to one lucky person (living in Australia or New Zealand) who leaves a comment there. Please visit her lovely blog for more details.

We also have a new Guest Designer for May , Enna who was our winner for February. I am sure you will agree she makes such beautiful cards. She doesn't have a blog, but do check out all her cards on Instagram !
                                          Guest Designer                                          

(Using sponsor stamps)
Such a beautiful card Enna ;)

And here is some inspiration from the Design Team. (Be sure to click on the links to their blogs and leave them some comment love :)

(Using Sponsor's stamp)

(Using sponsor's stamps)

(Using sponsor stamps)

(Using sponsor's stamps)

 (Using sponsor's stamps)

(Using sponsor's stamp set)

 (Using sponsor's stamps and dies)

 (Using sponsor stamps and dies)

 (Using sponsor stamps)

(Using sponsor dies)

(Using sponsor stamps)

The challenge closes on the 25th of the month at 5pm. but we will be back on the 15th with some more inspiration. We will announce the challenge winners the day before the start of the next challenge. Have fun crafting!


  1. Gorgeous inspirations from the DTs as usual and Congratulations Enna, your card is spectacular!

    1. Thanks so much! I always find so much inspiration at The Flower Challenge!

  2. Beautiful inspiration, Kate x

  3. Such beautiful florals, ladies ... simply gorgeous inspiration, thank you! Anita :)

  4. Hi I'm not sure why my pic isn't showing in link. I don't know how to delete or change.

    1. Sorry you are having trouble.I am away atm but will
      sort it out when I get back tomorrow. Viv x

    2. All sorted now ;)Viv x

  5. Thank you for a wonderful challenge and beautiful team samples!

  6. Beautiful DT cards and challenge entries.


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