Thursday, 19 October 2017

Challenge Reminder #94

Hello All,

Have you taken some TIME OUT yet to play along in our photo challenge?

If not, here is a reminder of our photo:

What inspires you? Perhaps it is the colours, the glass vase, the sea horse or the twigs...and so much more!

Our sponsors for the challenge are the amazing STAMPlorations and the winner will get a £10 gift voucher to use in their store

Our fabulous Guest Designer Janet is joining us again this week with another amazing card.

Lets see what Janet and the DT have made to inspire you:

Using Sponsor Stamps

Ready to take some TIME OUT and play?
You have until Wednesday 5pm October 25th to link up here

Have fun x

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Winners #93

Hello Friends of Time Out,

We are here to annonce the winners of our special challenge for Breast Cancer Awareness sponsored by the amazing CAS-ual Fridays. Thank you for all of you who joined us and helped us spread the word.

First off we have our randomly selected winner:

Congratulations Jodi. You have won a special prize package from CAS-ual Fridays. Please contact Sandie at, within one week, to find out how to claim your prize (I will need your full name and home address)

Next up we have Top at Taking Time Out, chosen by our Design Team:

#47 Bobby

Congratulations Bobby, we loved your card. We would like to invite you to join us as our Guest Designer for a future challenge. Please contact Sandie at, within one week, for details. 
Here is the badge for your blog:

And here are those who got honours at Taking Time Out:

#15 Trina

#29 Michele

#36 Chriss

Congratulations and here is the badge for your blog:

You still have over a week to join in our photo challenge-scroll down for details and then join us tomorrow for some more inspiration from our Design Team.

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Challenge #94

Hello There,

We all loved your cards for our last challenge and want to thank you all for helping us raise awareness of Breast Cancer and the importance of checking yourself-have you done this??

Now we have our:

 'Home Sweet Home' photo challenge for you.

Here is our photo:

Great photo! We all loved it and found so much in it to inspire us.

What will you go with?

Our sponsors for this challenge are STAMPlorations and the winner will get a $10 gift voucher to use in their amazing store.

 Our Guest Designer for this challenge is the very creative Janet. Here Janet is in her studio-check that out...who is jealous!!

 Her blog Swanlady Impressions is a delight to visit and we urge you to take a browse-you will love what you see. We are honoured to have Janet join us for this challenge.

Now lets see what Janet and our Design Team have created to inspire you:

Using Sponsor Stamp  Celebrate Artsy

Using sponsor stencil Confetti Circles, die For the birds and stamp Trendy Birds 2

Using Sponsor stamps Thankful for Autumn


Now it is your turn to take some TIME OUT and join in the fun-you have until Wed 25th Oct 25th BST.

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Challenge #93 Reminder

Hi friends of TIME OUT!

We are here with a quick post to remind you of our current challenge:

Breast Cancer Awareness and/or Friendship

CAS-ual Fridays Stamps is sponsoring this challenge with two fabulous prizes. Click HERE for the original challenge post and all the prize info!

Let's have a look at second round of DT cards. Our guest designer this time is the talented Yulia from Scrap-Horse Blog. When you visit her blog, you'll be amazed of her scrapbooking layouts and artsy cards!

Guest Designer

using sponsor stamps Pretty Posies

using sponsor stamps Casual Comfort

using sponsor stamps Word Ribbon

using sponsor stamps Calm and Gentle

using sponsor stamps Breathe

I hope you are as inspired by this challenge as we have been! Now it's your turn to take TIME OUT and craft... Link up your cards HERE!

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Winners #92

Hi friends!

We are here to announce the winners of our previous challenge where we were Inspired by Words 

Paint The Flying Spirit Of The Birds Rather than its Feathers

This challenge was sponsored by Happy Little Stampers and our winner, voted by the DT, will receive a $15 voucher to their store. 

Top at Taking TIME OUT is

Congratulations! We'd like to invite you to guest design in a future challenge: please contact Nonni at within one week if you'd like to join us. For your sponsor prize, please contact Kylie at, also within one week. Here's our badge for your blog:

Then the Honourable Mentions!

Unfortunately I couldn't copy her card here but click on the link to Instagram and have a look! 

Well done, ladies! Here's our badge for your blogs:

Congratulations again to all winners! We'll be back tomorrow with a second round of DT cards for our current Breast Cancer Awareness and/or Friendship challenge. Until then: remember to take TIME OUT and craft! 

Thursday, 28 September 2017

Challenge #93 Breast Cancer Awereness and/or Friendship

Hello friends of TIME OUT!

We have a very special, important challenge for you... Sponsored by CAS-ual Fridays Stamps

The next fortnight we try to help raise awareness of Breast Cancer. Breast Cancer Awareness month starts in a few days and we want to remind you of how important it is to do a monthly check-it takes 5 mins -if you are not sure how, check this link here

You can also make Friendship-themed projects for this challenge and if you use the color PINK you have a change to win a randomly drawn special price! The overall winner of this challenge will receive a $25 voucher to CAS-ual Fridays Stamps store so we have two prices for grabs! 

Our guest designer this time is Yulia from Scrap-Horse blog. Yulia is super talented both with cards and with scrapbooking -if you are new to her blog, do pay her a visit and leave some crafty love! 

Let's have a look what kind of cards our DT has made for your inspiration. 

Guest Designer
Translation of Yulia's sentiment: "There is no one better than you"

Using sponsor stamps Word Ribbon

Using sponsor stamps Be

Using sponsor stamps Mon Ami

Using sponsor stamps Be

Using sponsor stamps Be

I hope you are as inspired by this challenge as we are! Now it's your turn to take TIME OUT and craft, this challenge runs until Wednesday 5 pm, 11th of October. We can't wait to see what you create for us!

Thursday, 21 September 2017

Reminder #92


We are here to remind you that there is still time to join in our 'Inspired by Words' challenge and our words are:

Paint The Flying Spirit Of The Birds Rather than its Feathers

You can choose any of these words or just one to inspire you to create.

This challenge is sponsored by the amazing Happy Little Stampers-the winner will get $15 to use in their store.

Happy Little Stampers

The very creative and inspiring Carol is joining us as our Guest Designer with some more inspiration.

Lets see what Carol and the Design Team have created:

Stunning cards, as always!

We hope these inspired you to play along.

The challenge closes at 5pm BST next Wednesday 27th September.

Take some Time Out before then and join in the fun!