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   This challenge has no sponsors, but you do have the opportunity to win a top 3 badge.  AND FOR THIS CHALLENGE there will be a WINNER badg...

Sunday, December 24, 2023

Sunday Song & Rhyme: Dec 24 - Jan 6

   Sunday Song & Rhyme: Dec 24 - Jan 6

Welcome to the Outlawz Sunday Song & Rhyme Challenge!

 

A big thank you to everyone for their entries last challenge. We do enjoy seeing how everyone interprets the song/Rhyme! They were all fantastic!

 

To play in this challenge you do not have to follow the Song/Rhyme to the letter. We only ask that you find something in the song or rhyme to inspire your card/project and that you tell us what your inspiration was in your blog post. (This is required to be eligible for the prize)

 

This challenge has no sponsors, but you do have the opportunity to win a top 3 or honorable mention badge. Also, you can still enter your card (one only) to The Outlawz Challenges for a chance at a prize from one of our sitewide sponsors!

 

Now on to the challenge!

 

Our Song/Rhyme this fortnight is from Margaret


 

INSPIRATION FROM THE DESIGN TEAM

 

Jane

Inspiration; Angels guide and protect us


Lorie

Inspired by "Angels guide us and protect us"


 

Margaret

Angels guide us and protect us

 

 

Nan

Inspired by "God often sends His messengers"



Susan

Inspired by 'Beneath the wings of angels'



Theresa

Inspired by 'Beneath the wings of angels'




 

 

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS NOT AN ANYTHING GOES CHALLENGE. YOU MUST MENTION IN YOUR BLOG POST WHAT, FROM THE SONG/RHYME, INSPIRED YOUR CARD/PROJECT. IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE THAT INFORMATION YOUR CARD/PROJECT WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR A BADGE OR THE SITEWIDE PRIZES!

Please make sure you read and understand the rules for this Challenge.


If you haven’t already, please join our Outlawz Challenges Facebook Fan Page and The Outlawz Challenges Sitewide blog to stay up on all the challenges taking place!

SITEWIDE BLOG

Happy Crafting!






Dec. 24 – Jan. 6

Thursday, December 21, 2023

Top 3 and Honorable mention Challenge Nov 26 - Dec 9

  Thank you to everyone that played along in our last challenges. It’s always interesting to see your interpretation of our selected songs & rhymes.

As always, a gentle reminder that when we have sponsors, winners are chosen via Random.org but to have your card entered into the drawing for the prize or badges, your blog/posting site MUST clearly indicate what in the Song/Rhyme inspired your card.

Here are our top 3 or honorable mention for this challenge. I was delighted to see more entries in this challenge!

Firstly our top three in numerical order:







Then our Honorable mention







Congratulations everyone!

Please contact Susan at susanrenshaw0404@gmail.com

to receive your Top 3 and Honorable Mention badges

(or grab them from the sidebar!)

In the subject line put: Nov 26 - Dec 9
Challenge

We would love you to be Guest Designers too in a future challenge. If you would like to take up this opportunity please say so in your email and I will send you more details...

Thanks and Merry Christmas!

Susan


Top 3 and Honorable mention Challenge Nov 12 - 25

 Thank you to everyone that played along in our last challenges. It’s always interesting to see your interpretation of our selected songs & rhymes.

As always, a gentle reminder that when we have sponsors, winners are chosen via Random.org but to have your card entered into the drawing for the prize or badges, your blog/posting site MUST clearly indicate what in the Song/Rhyme inspired your card.

Here are our top 3 or honorable mention for this challenge. I was delighted to see more entries in this challenge!

Firstly our top three in numerical order:













Then our Honorable mention





Congratulations everyone!

Please contact Susan at susanrenshaw0404@gmail.com

to receive your Top 3 and Honorable Mention badges

(or grab them from the sidebar!)

In the subject line put: Nov 12 - 25
Challenge

We would love you to be Guest Designers too in a future challenge. If you would like to take up this opportunity please say so in your email and I will send you more details...

Thanks!

Susan


Sunday, December 10, 2023

Sunday Song & Rhyme: Dec 10 - Dec 23

        Sunday Song & Rhyme: Dec 10 - Dec 23

Welcome to the Outlawz Sunday Song & Rhyme Challenge!

 

A big thank you to everyone for their entries last challenge. We do enjoy seeing how everyone interprets the song/Rhyme! They were all fantastic!

 

To play in this challenge you do not have to follow the Song/Rhyme to the letter. We only ask that you find something in the song or rhyme to inspire your card/project and that you tell us what your inspiration was in your blog post. (This is required to be eligible for the prize)

 

The sponsor today is Di's Digi Stamps

 

Now on to the challenge!

 

Our Song/Rhyme this fortnight is from Susan

The Oxen

Christmas Eve, and twelve of the clock.
“Now they are all on their knees,”
An elder said as we sat in a flock
By the embers in hearthside ease.

We pictured the meek mild creatures where
They dwelt in their strawy pen,
Nor did it occur to one of us there
To doubt they were kneeling then.

So fair a fancy few would weave
In these years! Yet, I feel,
If someone said on Christmas Eve,
“Come; see the oxen kneel,

“In the lonely barton by yonder coomb
Our childhood used to know,”
I should go with him in the gloom,
Hoping it might be so.

INSPIRATION FROM THE DESIGN TEAM

 

Jane

I wasn't sure how to marry the image and the poem to start with, but reading an analysis of the poem, which says it is voiced by an older man remembering Christmas eve as a child, I was then able to use the mouse sleeping on Christmas eve and believing that Santa is on his way.



Lorie

Inspired by "the meek mild creatures"


Christmas Eve


Susan


Inspired by  'pictured the meek mild creatures'



 

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS NOT AN ANYTHING GOES CHALLENGE. YOU MUST MENTION IN YOUR BLOG POST WHAT, FROM THE SONG/RHYME, INSPIRED YOUR CARD/PROJECT. IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE THAT INFORMATION YOUR CARD/PROJECT WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR A BADGE OR THE SITEWIDE PRIZES!

Please make sure you read and understand the rules for this Challenge.

This challenge has no sponsors but badges for top 3 and honorable mention will be announced the Friday after the challenge ends

You are allowed up to three (3) entries to this challenge and you can enter all three (3) of them into the drawing for the monthly site wide prize drawing located on the MAIN BLOG located HERE.
Please note that if you enter a card here and into another Outlawz Challenge you can only enter that card once for a chance at sitewide prizes.


No backlinking. Any projects posted on your blog/online gallery before the start date of a challenge should not be entered and will not be acknowledged

Please post your only own creations to the challenges.

You are not limited to how many challenges outside The Outlawz Challenges you can enter your card/project into.

If you use Instagram please use #theoutlawzchallenges

As always, if you have any questions, please free to reach out to us via the blogger contact form.

If you haven’t already, please join our Outlawz Challenges Facebook Fan Page and The Outlawz Challenges Sitewide blog to stay up on all the challenges taking place!

FAN PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/groups/713117412100332
SITEWIDE BLOG: https://outlawzchallenges.blogspot.com

Sunday, November 26, 2023

Sunday Song & Rhyme: Nov 26 - Dec 9

       Sunday Song & Rhyme: Nov 26 - Dec 9

Welcome to the Outlawz Sunday Song & Rhyme Challenge!

 

A big thank you to everyone for their entries last challenge. We do enjoy seeing how everyone interprets the song/Rhyme! They were all fantastic!

 

To play in this challenge you do not have to follow the Song/Rhyme to the letter. We only ask that you find something in the song or rhyme to inspire your card/project and that you tell us what your inspiration was in your blog post. (This is required to be eligible for the prize)

 

This challenge has no sponsors, but you do have the opportunity to win a top 3 or honorable mention badge. Also, you can still enter your card (one only) to The Outlawz Challenges for a chance at a prize from one of our sitewide sponsors!

 

Now on to the challenge!

 

Our Song/Rhyme this fortnight is from Jane 

The Calendar by Barbara-Euphan-Todd


The Calendar

I knew when Spring was come –
Mot by the murmurous hum
Of bees in the willow-trees,
Or frills
Of daffodils.
Or the scent of the breeze;
But because there were whips and tops
By the jars of lollipops
In the two little village shops.

I knew when Summer breathed –
Not by flowers that wreathed
The sedge by the water’s edge,
Or gold
Of the Wold,
Or white and rose of the hedge;
But because in a wooden box
In the window at Mr’s Mack’s
There were white-winged shuttlecocks.

I knew when Autumn came –
Not by the crimson flame
Of leaves that lapped the eaves
Or mist
In amethyst
And opal tinted weaves;
But because there were alley-taws
(Punctual as hips and haws)
On the counter at Mrs. Shaw’s.

I knew when Winter swirled –
Not by the whitened world,
Or silver skeins in the lanes
Or frost
That embossed
In patterns on window-panes;
But because there were transfer sheets
By the bottles of spice and sweets
In the shops in two little streets.


 

INSPIRATION FROM THE DESIGN TEAM

 

Jane

Inspired by "But because there were alley-taws

(Punctual as hips and haws)

On the counter at Mrs. Shaw’s."
Alley-taws is a marble game.  I am Mrs Shaw

Window and shops are also mentioned in the rhyme.




 

 

Lorie

inspired by "I knew when Winter swirled –"

image: Winter by Simply B Stamps

 

Margaret

inspired by the jars of Lollipops
(Lollipops in background of The Paper Shelter precoloured image)



Susan

Inspired by

I knew when Autumn came –
Not by the crimson flame

Of leaves that lapped the eaves






 

 


 

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS NOT AN ANYTHING GOES CHALLENGE. YOU MUST MENTION IN YOUR BLOG POST WHAT, FROM THE SONG/RHYME, INSPIRED YOUR CARD/PROJECT. IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE THAT INFORMATION YOUR CARD/PROJECT WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR A BADGE OR THE SITEWIDE PRIZES!

Please make sure you read and understand the rules for this Challenge.

This challenge has no sponsors but badges for top 3 and honorable mention will be announced the Friday after the challenge ends

You are allowed up to three (3) entries to this challenge and you can enter all three (3) of them into the drawing for the monthly site wide prize drawing located on the MAIN BLOG located HERE.
Please note that if you enter a card here and into another Outlawz Challenge you can only enter that card once for a chance at sitewide prizes.


No backlinking. Any projects posted on your blog/online gallery before the start date of a challenge should not be entered and will not be acknowledged

Please post your only own creations to the challenges.

You are not limited to how many challenges outside The Outlawz Challenges you can enter your card/project into.

If you use Instagram please use #theoutlawzchallenges

As always, if you have any questions, please free to reach out to us via the blogger contact form.

If you haven’t already, please join our Outlawz Challenges Facebook Fan Page and The Outlawz Challenges Sitewide blog to stay up on all the challenges taking place!

FAN PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/groups/713117412100332
SITEWIDE BLOG: https://outlawzchallenges.blogspot.com/


Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Favourite pick Oct 29 - Nov 11

 Thank you to everyone that played along in our last challenge. It’s always interesting to see your interpretation of our selected songs & rhymes.

As always, a gentle reminder that when we have sponsors, winners are chosen via Random.org but to have your card entered into the drawing for the prize or badges, your blog/posting site MUST clearly indicate what in the Song/Rhyme inspired your card.

Because we received 5 or less submissions, there is no top 3 or honorable mention for this challenge.

Just a favorite pick which is Craftyhairlady



Congratulations!

Please contact Susan at susanrenshaw0404@gmail.com

to receive your 2023 Favorite badge - or pick it up from the sidebar

In the subject line put: Oct 29 - Nov 11 Favorite

We would love you to be a Guest Designer too in a future challenge. If you would like to take up this opportunity please say so in your email and I will send you more details...

Thanks!
Susan

Sunday, November 12, 2023

Sunday Song & Rhyme: Nov 12 - Nov 25

      Sunday Song & Rhyme: Nov 12 - Nov 25

Welcome to the Outlawz Sunday Song & Rhyme Challenge!

 

A big thank you to everyone for their entries last challenge. We do enjoy seeing how everyone interprets the song/Rhyme! They were all fantastic!

 

To play in this challenge you do not have to follow the Song/Rhyme to the letter. We only ask that you find something in the song or rhyme to inspire your card/project and that you tell us what your inspiration was in your blog post. (This is required to be eligible for the prize)

 

This challenge has no sponsors, but you do have the opportunity to win a top 3 or honorable mention badge. Also, you can still enter your card (one only) to The Outlawz Challenges for a chance at a prize from one of our sitewide sponsors!

 

Now on to the challenge!

 

Our Song/Rhyme this fortnight is from Lorie


 

INSPIRATION FROM THE DESIGN TEAM

 

Jane

Inspired by pumpkins, fields, autumn and thanksgiving




Lorie

Inspired by "And we must make thanksgiving pies!"



Margaret

Inspired by the title Thanksgiving Time


Susan

Inspired by 'And pumpkins safe in barn and bin'


 

 

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS NOT AN ANYTHING GOES CHALLENGE. YOU MUST MENTION IN YOUR BLOG POST WHAT, FROM THE SONG/RHYME, INSPIRED YOUR CARD/PROJECT. IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE THAT INFORMATION YOUR CARD/PROJECT WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR A BADGE OR THE SITEWIDE PRIZES!

Please make sure you read and understand the rules for this Challenge.

This challenge has no sponsors but badges for top 3 and honorable mention will be announced the Friday after the challenge ends

You are allowed up to three (3) entries to this challenge and you can enter all three (3) of them into the drawing for the monthly site wide prize drawing located on the MAIN BLOG located HERE.
Please note that if you enter a card here and into another Outlawz Challenge you can only enter that card once for a chance at sitewide prizes.


No backlinking. Any projects posted on your blog/online gallery before the start date of a challenge should not be entered and will not be acknowledged

Please post your only own creations to the challenges.

You are not limited to how many challenges outside The Outlawz Challenges you can enter your card/project into.

If you use Instagram please use #theoutlawzchallenges

As always, if you have any questions, please free to reach out to us via the blogger contact form.

If you haven’t already, please join our Outlawz Challenges Facebook Fan Page and The Outlawz Challenges Sitewide blog to stay up on all the challenges taking place!

FAN PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/groups/713117412100332
SITEWIDE BLOG: https://outlawzchallenges.blogspot.com/


Sunday, October 29, 2023

Sunday Song & Rhyme: Oct 29 - Nov 11

     Sunday Song & Rhyme: Oct 29 - Nov 11

Welcome to the Outlawz Sunday Song & Rhyme Challenge!

 

A big thank you to everyone for their entries last challenge. We do enjoy seeing how everyone interprets the song/Rhyme! They were all fantastic!

 

To play in this challenge you do not have to follow the Song/Rhyme to the letter. We only ask that you find something in the song or rhyme to inspire your card/project and that you tell us what your inspiration was in your blog post. (This is required to be eligible for the prize)

 

This challenge has no sponsors, but you do have the opportunity to win a top 3 or honorable mention badge. Also, you can still enter your card (one only) to The Outlawz Challenges for a chance at a prize from one of our sitewide sponsors!

 

Now on to the challenge!

 

Our Song/Rhyme this fortnight is from Margaret



 We are so pleased to have  a Guest Designer today - Sarah Warren - with this sweet card!
Inspired by 'Eating all the gumdrops'




INSPIRATION FROM THE DESIGN TEAM

 

Jane

Inspired by "Laugh, Kookaburra, laugh, Kookaburra,

Gay your life must be!"

 


Lorie


Inspired by "Laugh, Kookaburra, laugh, Kookaburra"


 


Margaret


inspired by Kookaburra sits on the old gum tree


 

Susan


Inspired by 'kookaburra sits on the old gum tree'



 

 

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS NOT AN ANYTHING GOES CHALLENGE. YOU MUST MENTION IN YOUR BLOG POST WHAT, FROM THE SONG/RHYME, INSPIRED YOUR CARD/PROJECT. IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE THAT INFORMATION YOUR CARD/PROJECT WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR A BADGE OR THE SITEWIDE PRIZES!

Please make sure you read and understand the rules for this Challenge.

This challenge has no sponsors but badges for top 3 and honorable mention will be announced the Friday after the challenge ends

You are allowed up to three (3) entries to this challenge and you can enter all three (3) of them into the drawing for the monthly site wide prize drawing located on the MAIN BLOG located HERE.
Please note that if you enter a card here and into another Outlawz Challenge you can only enter that card once for a chance at sitewide prizes.


No backlinking. Any projects posted on your blog/online gallery before the start date of a challenge should not be entered and will not be acknowledged

Please post your only own creations to the challenges.

You are not limited to how many challenges outside The Outlawz Challenges you can enter your card/project into.

If you use Instagram please use #theoutlawzchallenges

As always, if you have any questions, please free to reach out to us via the blogger contact form.

If you haven’t already, please join our Outlawz Challenges Facebook Fan Page and The Outlawz Challenges Sitewide blog to stay up on all the challenges taking place!

FAN PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/groups/713117412100332
SITEWIDE BLOG: https://outlawzchallenges.blogspot.com/