Archive for the 'FWAB Monthly Challenges' Category

November’s Summery Challenge Winner

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Hi Everyone, Thank you to everyone who joined in on this month’s challenge! It was very hard to choose a winner as they were all fabulous layouts! The winner of November’s Summery Challenge is ……..Jo Burke! Congratulations Jo!  Please e-mail Maggie at to claim your prize! Thanks to everyone  for entering this month’s challenge it […]

August Challenge

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Welcome everyone to the August challenge. Judith here with a FWABulous take on the tic-tac-toe challenge. The challenge is to use items from either a column or a row (no diagonals) and include a FWAB product. The FWAB item can be one of your tic tac toe items or extra. Here is a gorgeous sample […]

July Challenge Winners!

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Hi everyone! Amy Prior back again today to announce the winners of my July Scrapbooking Challenge here at Flourish with a Bling. All the entries were amazing and it was so lovely seeing how you all interpreted the recipe ingredients. Here was the challenge again… …and the winner is… Enjoy Every Minute of Every day […]

July 2014 Flourish with a Bling Scrapbook Challenge hosted by Amy Prior

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Hi everyone! Amy Prior back today with the fabulous challenge for Flourish with a Bling this month. This month I have decided to do a recipe challenge but I don’t want you to feel restricted by the recipe so be sure to use the above recipe as the bare minimum and work your way up […]

May Challenge

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Hello Everyone this is Tracey and I am hosting May’s Challenge here at FWAB.I have created a mood board for this months challenge. My inspiration for this mood board came from my love of roses, butterflies, my family and friends. Like many of us, I love to scrap my family, but family to me isn’t necessarily related […]

April challenge winner

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Hello dear FWAB fans! It’s time to announce our April winner. This month we have wonderful entries in our challenge. Thank you so much for participation! And the winner is beck_bear with her wonderful layout ‘Cousins’! Congratulations Rebecca! Please e-mail Maggie at to claim your prize! Happy scrapping! Tatiana

Happy New Year and Welcome to 2014

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

Happy New Year to everyone I hope that 2014 is bright, happy and prosperous year for all. January is my month to provide you with an awesome challenge and while looking for a challenge I decided to choose a colour combination that would challenge us all and I have chosen the yummy marshmallow colours soft […]

December challenge winner

Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

Good morning and a Happy New Year. Today I have the pleasure of announcing the winner of my December challenge. Thanks to all who took the time in this busy time of year to enter. There were some great entries. But without further adieu the winner is (thanks to DH for picking the name out […]

FWAB December Christmas tree challenge by Judith Armstrong

Sunday, December 1st, 2013

Good afternoon. Judith here. It’s my turn to set the challenge this month. I know December can be a particularly busy month so I set an easy challenge this month. So the December challenge is: 1. create a Christmas themed project (layout, card OTP etc) 2. Include a Christmas tree somewhere (It can be in […]

October Challenge Winner Announcement!

Friday, November 1st, 2013

      Hi there FWAB fans!  Helen here to announce our October Challenge winner! Thanks so much to all who entered!  I had great fun going through the gallery!! Congratulations TANIA on winning the challenge! Please e mail Maggie at with your postal address so your prize can be sent! Remember to check […]

October Mixed Media Challenge by Helen Tilbury

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

  Hello again FWABulous people!!! HELEN here today with a new challenge for you!  A MIXED MEDIA challenge!! DO NOT FEAR!  You can do it! I have made it as simple as possible so please give it a go & get your FWAB on for us again this month – we LOVE seeing your entries […]

DT Barb Turners’ July 2013 Picture Inspiration Challenge

Monday, July 1st, 2013

Hi everyone, It’s Barb here with you letting you know what the challenge for July at Flourish With A Bling is. The requirements are: 1. Use the image provided for inspiration 2. At least one Flourish With A Bling Item 3. Have fun with it!! Layouts, cards and OTPs welcome :) Here’s some design team […]

June Challenge Winner

Monday, July 1st, 2013

Hi everyone! Amy Prior back today to announce the winner of the June Sketch Challenge. We had some fabulous entries into the challenge and my beautiful girls have helped me to draw out the winners randomly. Yes that is right I said winner(s) plural. I have 2 daughters who simply have to something if the […]

FWAB May Challenge “Buttons and Bling”

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Hello all FWAB fans! We are happy you have visited us and you are welcome to our monthly challenge. The theme for May is “Buttons and Bling”. I am, Elena , hosting this challenge and I am sure that you have many buttons in your stash. Why not to create something using old, vintage, or […]

Let’s go back to school! February Challenge

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

Hello Everyone!  Jennifer Hodge here and super excited to announce the challenge for the month of February!  While I love my kids I breathed a (not so silent) sigh of relief to see them back at school this week!  Now as scrapbookers we of course take a million photos of when school starts so for […]

Sweet Moments

Monday, January 7th, 2013

How exciting it is to be here,  I hope the New Year is treating you well.  It is meant to be summer here in New Zealand but at the moment we are having more inside days than out,  the days we do get to adventure outside are  full of fun times.  Just before Christmas I […]

The January “Black and White Plus One” Challenge!

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

Hello, ladies! I’m so excited for 2013, and I hope you are too! It’s Rae, your hostess for the monthly Flourish with a Bling challenge: Black and White Plus One. And, it’s EXACTLY what is sounds like- create a project using black and white, plus another color of your choice. And, we aren’t going to […]

Bling it On Boys

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Hi Everyone, Angella here to bring you this month challenge ! this one is for the boys, the design team and I had so much fun with this challenge ! as sometime the boys are abit neglected in the bling department!  we get  abit wary  adding  bling to the boy pages and  it is not always about […]

September Challenge “Add a memory file” Winner

Monday, October 1st, 2012

Hello scrappy friends! Emmy’s here with a HUGE THANK YOU to all of your who entered FWAB September Challenge “Add a memory file/storage pocket” hosted by me. There were loads of lovely layout in our gallery this and I had a very difficult time picking just one… So, the winner for September’s Challenge is: Pam […]

August ‘Winter’ Challenge…

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

I don’t know about all of you but I’m starting to get a little tired of the Winter weather and I’m certainly looking forward to the start of Spring and some more sunshine. So as we head into the last month of the Winter Season I thought it would be ideal to have the challenge […]

My Daily Inspiration

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

It’s Natalie here with you today. I’m so into scrapping with bright colours at the moment. There’s just something about it… it really lightens my mood. Maybe because it’s quite therapeutic in these cold winter months to be reminded of fun cheery sunshiney bold colours. And this month’s colour combo challenge is the perfect inspiration […]

Flourish with a Bling June 2012 Challenge!

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Hi there! Amanda here, and I’m oh-so-happy to be hosting this months Flourish with a Bling challenge.  This month we have a simple sketch for you to interpret any way you wish, and of course an opportunity to win some gorgeous Flourish with a Bling products while having fun and playing along. Here is the […]

****October sketch challenge co sponsored by StitchyBear Digital Stamps****

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Hi there, this month we have 2 fabulous sketches created for you by our lovely DT Liz Weber. One is a card sketch, the other a sketch for a layout AND we have another amazing sponsor on board – StitchyBear Digital Stamps. Here is a little bit about them – Hi my name is Stitchy […]

May Challenge

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

Hello there, Liz here with another fantastic Flourish With A Bling challenge. This month we have a colour challenge for you. And some cards I created using this challenge. Challenge Rules: – You are required to use Flourish With A Bling products – You are required to upload your entry into the Flourish With A […]

The winner of this months April/Easter challenge is ……..

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

We hope everyone had a wonderful Easter and that the Easter bunny remembered to visit you. He certainly remembered our house. There are 3 big baskets full of eggs of all sizes,  rabbits and bilbys,  so every time I pass the kitchen I can’t help myself! I think I’ve eaten about 5kg of chocolate so […]

Aprils Easter challenge

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

Easter is fast approaching and I love love love all things chocolate, so it’s one of my favourite times of  the year :-) It’s also a time for making Easter bonnets with the kids for the school Easter bonnet parade. I had started making my daughter Jasmines Easter bonnet with her, and she was doing […]

The winner of Liz’s Feb/March sketch challenge is …….

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

Where has summer gone?? At the moment I have the heating on! Summer please come back! I hope everyone had a great summer and spent lots of time taking great photos so they can scrap them in the coming cold winter months when we all hibernate indoors, and I must say what a great excuse to scrap…not […]

February/March Sketch Challenge

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Hello ladies, Liz here with the next Sketch Challenge.   Did you see all of the gorgeous layouts created for our February LOVE sketch challenge, they are all in the Flourish With A Bling Gallery.  Gorgeous work ladies and thanks to everyone who played along with us. This month I have been given the honour of […]

The winner of this months Valentines sketch/recipe challenge is…..

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Thank you so much to everyone who entered this months sketch/recipe challenge with their layouts based on “Love”. We had 6 wonderful layouts entered and it was really great seeing your beautiful photos of  those you love.  We really appreciate your support and look forward to seeing a lot more from you talented ladies. We […]

This months Valentines sketch/recipe challenge

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

This months FWAB competition is a sketch/recipe challenge and being so close to the day of LOVE, Valentines Day, we thought a layout based on anyone or anything you love would be fitting. Be it your husband, boyfriend or girlfriend, a wedding you have been to or even your cherished fluffy dog! As long as […]