Tuesday, October 4, 2022

October Stencil Fun

Welcome to the challenge  blog that  is all about STENCILS!
Each month will have an OPTIONAL theme but you can enter
anything you want as long as  you have used a stencil!!

We are pretty excited about our new adventure and hope you will be as well!

Our first OPTIONAL theme is:


and we have some inspiration using the theme to get you started:



More inspiration not using the theme but



Please visit our blogs to see what stencils we used
and how our cards were made!!

We won't always have a prize but we will randomly and we just so happened to have one
for this challenge!!
All you have to do is enter a card into our challenge and use a stencil
and you are in the running!
This months prize is a fun 6x6 stencil from
Simple Stories  Falling leaves

Now it's YOUR turn, so get those stencils out and have some fun with us.
We won't always have a prize but periodically we will, you just never know!
(See above)
We always do have a Top 3 and a Top winner and it could be YOU!

You can read all the rules in the rules tab above and would appreciate you doing so!
Thanks for joining us crazy ladies and have fun!!!
"If you have posted your card to any other forum before our challenge begins, please DO NOT post it here ... that is BACKLINKING and your creation will be removed.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter


  1. Happy inaugural challenge! I'll be playing! xoxo

  2. Thank you for starting this fun challenge! I have loads of stencils and need to use them more often, so I’m looking forward to playing along!

    1. Thank you, we are looking forward to your stenciling fun!!

  3. Thanks for you lovely comments on my blog! I thought I'd drop by and check this out, I'm so excited about your fabulous new challenge and I don't use my stencils as much as I would like too so this gives me the perfect excuse 😊. I hope to be joining you soon - yay! Thanks again and wishing you a Happy October! Hugs Jo x

  4. Congratulations to both of you crazy ladies, on your newest challenge! I wish you added success and thank you for the joy you bring to so many crafters with your inspirational challenge blogs.

  5. Sorry Darlene, I was confused with the embossing folders and just removed my card from the blog. But can't find anything about embossing...
    Thank you for passing by though! 🎃
    Have a happy day today.
    Hugd, Wilma.

  6. What a great new challenge ... thank you! Playing along without the twist this time.

  7. Beautiful DT work as I would expect. Thank you for your new challenge blog not seen one for Stencils only except HLS. Love the stencil up for grabs I am now going to look for simple stories now lol x

  8. Congrats on your first stencil challenge! Thanks for urging us to use those stencil collections again! Great inspirational cards from the DT too!

  9. I do love stenciling ... playing for a second time. :)

  10. Thank you for the new challenge. Lovely cards.

  11. Thank you for starting this new challenge ladies - stenciling is my current favourite thing! Sorry to link two at once - I had made and blogged the first but forgot to link up.
    Thank you for all your challenges and for encouraging and inspiring us all! Vicky x

  12. Congrats on your first challenge! You have a lot of awesome players' cards in the gallery in addition to your own fine examples. I think this is going to be a very popular challenge. Well done, Darlene and Diane!