Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Challenge #8 Favourite Time of the Year

Hello Everyone!

Welcome to the new Challenge here at Unicorn Challenge Blog.  Thank you to all of you that joined in with our last challenge.

The winners post is below this one so please scroll down to see if you  are one of the lucky ones
Our theme for this month is "Favourite Time of the Year"  This means that we would like to see Spring, Summer, Autumn & Winter type creations.  Please tell us why this is your favourite time of the year!

You have until 29th April  to submit your entries.  Top 3 will be announced on Tuesday 3rd May 2016 before the start of the next Challenge.  

If you would like to join us as a Guest Designer for a future challenge, please email me using the address in the side bar.

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The DT have been busily crafting away and this is their inspiration for this months challenge.  If you click on their name you can visit their personal blogs.

I love Halloween, it reminds be of dressing up as a child!

Spring-Everything comes alive!

Winter - Snuggling up in the warm  when it's cold outside is great!

Spring - I love all the flowers that grow at this time of year and the fresh bright mornings after the long winter.

Summer - Lots of sunshine ( hopefully) and long days

Spring - I love the fresh growth and colours in spring

Autumn - I love all the different colours of the leaves around at this time of year.

Spring is my favorite because everything starts to grow again and the birds return!

I love autumn.   I love the cool fresh air and the colors.

Spring because all the flowers come out

Please welcome our Guest Designers for this challenge


I'm an art teacher originally from New York State and now retired, living in Florida. For many years I have experimented with several areas of creativity. Ever since I was a child, I have enjoyed sewing my own clothes and making designer outfits for my dolls. I love to pick out the little details that will make my clothing or vintage costumes and hand painted jeans look unique.
For several years my husband and I covered arts and entertainment as correspondents for a local newspaper. I enjoyed participating in special events such as the Menendez Birthday Festival, which took place in St. Augustine. For that event I dressed in a 16th century Spanish wardrobe of my own design. I’ve enjoyed the theater arts so much that eventually I tried out and won parts in four local productions including “Grease," “Oliver,” "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat” and “Cabaret." I worked as a scrapbook instructor and paper crafting teacher for a year at Michaels, where I learned many new techniques and used a lot of great new tools! I'm currently designing scrapbook pages (scrapping photos of my grandchildren is a great enjoyment), making cards and working on altered canvas and all kinds of boxes. My art work is for sale locally and has been published in a few magazine. I received an honorable mention to a piece I created using an image from Aurora Wings. For the latest stop on my journey, I take part in designing cards for challenges and belong to several design teams.

I love working with cute images and enjoy putting them in scenes. I generally don't use a lot of embellishments. My focus is on the main image. My go to medium has been colored pencils, but I just began working with Copic Markers and I am loving them. I do enjoy trying out new mediums and techniques. Lately I have been playing with gelatos. Life right now is full and busy designing and coloring lots of greeting cards.


My name is Veronique I'm 36 years old and I live in The Netherlands with my husband, our 10 year old son and our dog named Odie.

I started crafting as a kid with my mom and my grandma. They teached me how to knitt and do embroidery. I started making Christmas cards with my mom. Later this evolved in making 3D cards.I stopped crafting when my son was born.But started again 5 years ago when my husband lost his job, just to releave some stress. I followed some courses and discoverd stamping and colouring..And I remembered again why I loved crafting so mutch!

My favorite mediums are.... I really can't pick one.. I love evrything with colouring and paper! But I use my pencils and markers a lot.I just started with copics and loving it!Other mediums I use are: panpastel, distress ink ,Inka gold watercolour markers etc...I'm what you might call a "crazy" colouring lady.

My style is clean and simple because I don't like it when an image is'nt the focus of the card.

Please link up your entries below.  We are looking forward to seeing your projects.

Good Luck and Thank you for joining us.


  1. Thank you for having me as a Guest Designer, it was a pleasure!

  2. I think my favorite time of year is definitely autumn :)


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