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Tuesday 5 May 2015

Challenge #103: "Flowers"

Hello everyone Deep Ocean friends!

Welcome to our new challenge! Thank you so much to everyone who entered our latest challenge, we are so glad and proud to have again so many stunning entries! It's a big pleasure to look through all of them.


 First we ask Random.org about our winner of the generous prize from our last challenge offered from Live & Love Crafts, thank you so much Sandy! Here we go...

Congratulations Nanda you're our lucky winner!
Please write me, Karina, to claim your prize, my email adress is on the sidebar :)


and now let's see our favourites...

Spotlight entry of our 'Shaped Cards' challenge and winner of a GDT spot for next challenge is:

Crea Astrid


Astrid, please contact me to get the infos to your guest design spot. You find my e-mail addy in the sidebar. And grab your 'Spotlight' blinkie from the sidebar or the HTML code from the tab 'Get your Blinkie Code' and show it with proud on your blog.

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...choosing our top3 was so hard again seeing all those fabulous favorite creations from you. A wow for all of you!! But we only can take 3 in our top nomination. Here they are:







So, onto our new challenge:


and thanks sooo much to The Ribbon Girl for being our lovely sponsor again!

Welcome to The Ribbon Girl online store - we are Mother and Daughter, Mary  and Andrea, and have always crafted (card making, scrapbooking, cake decorating, sewing, embroidery, soft toy making etc) but it became more and  more difficult to buy very small quantities of good quality ribbon, lace, and embellishments. In 2010 we decided to open our own online store The Ribbon Girl  so we could make very small (or large) quantities of top quality products available to all crafters at reasonable prices - so you can mix and match and  make your craft budget go further.   We only sell what we would use ourselves - Mary owns and runs the store while Andrea looks after the social side including  the Ribbon Girl challenges and our mega talented Design Team. Based in the UK,  we ship world wide and try to send all orders the same day whenever possible.So whether you like crafting in classic, vintage, rustic, shabby chic or modern style you'll be spoiled for choice! Ribbon Girl stocks an impressive  selection of gorgeous ribbons and trims from silk to hessian, a 100 different designs of vintage style, cotton, guipure and flat lace (all ribbon and lace is  sold by the metre in continuous lengths whenever possible) hundreds of charms and pendants, all available as single units.  Our Flower Shop is full pretty  flowers and beaded berries and we are stockists of Wild Orchid Crafts, Kort & Godt and many others, in mulberry, cotton paper, satin, organza; we have  gorgeous diamante and pearl embellishments; a vast array of buttons, twine, hemp, vintage style brooches, special occasion, bridal and seasonal  embellishments. Our Christmas Shop is open all year round and we also offer craft essentials such as top-stitch thread, sticky tape, Glossy Accents, Liquid  Pearls and Stickles, brooch backs, hair slides, hat pins etc Small orders are always welcome at The Ribbon Girl and we hope you enjoy  looking around the store - please contact us if you need advice or a sample - especially if you are planning a wedding and want to use lace or ribbons on  your invitations, wedding stationery, favours or celebration cakes

with this great prize:

  Now look through all the gorgeousness the DT have made...

We are honoured to be joined by our Guest Designer from last challenge;Ileana !! Great to have you with us this round with your gorgeous creation! Please visit her blog and leave her some love.

And more gorgeousness from the Deep Ocean Design Team...


  1. How nice that I'm in the spotlight with my shaped card and GDT may be. I'm going to mail the same. The Spotlight Blinkie on my blog.

    Hugs, Astrid.

  2. Wat erg leuk dat mijn maritieme kaart in de top-3 staat! Dank je wel team!
    Ook de winnaar, spotlight en anderen die in de top-3 staan gefeliciteerd.
    Groetjes Tineke

  3. Beautiful DT creations for the new challenge. Thanks so much for choosing my card in the top 3 and congrats to the other winners
    hugs Louise

  4. Oh I won the challenge! What a great birthday gift (tomorrow is my birthday). Congratulations to the other winners.

  5. Hi ladies,
    Wonderful DT cards. I have been a follower for a while but didn't have the chance to play along yet, so this is my first time. Thank you for this great challenge. Veerle

  6. Gorgeous work by the DT, very inspiring! Thanks for another wonderful challenge, see you again soon. hugs :)

  7. Wonderful DT creations! Thanks for the challenge.

  8. Terrific challenge, thank you for all the inspiration! :-)



  9. Beautiful cards and projects. Thank you for the challenge.

  10. Hi,
    Wonderful DT creations.
    Thank you for this great challenge.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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