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Sunday, 9 January 2022

HLS January Anything Goes with Dies Challenge

 It's our last (but not least) challenge for January - Anything Goes with Dies. We can't wait to see what you come up with :)


Our designers have brilliant examples to help inspire you -










  1. Anything Goes but your creation MUST feature a Die (used to emboss/stencil etc) or a Die Cut.
  2. Link back to your blog post and not your entire blog
  3. Your post must be new - no backlinking. Link back to your blog post and not your entire blog
  4. Provide a link to HLS in your blog post
  5. You may enter as many times as you like but each entry must be different
  6. You may enter as many other challenges as you like
  7. Have fun!

Friday, 7 January 2022

HLS January Stencil Challenge

 Hi everyone! Welcome to our newest challenge for the month of January!


Make sure you use a stencil!

Our designers have fantabulous inspiration for you -









  1. Your creation MUST feature a STENCIL.
  2. Our challenge is Anything Goes.. Link back to your blog post and not your entire blog
  3. Provide a link to HLS in your blog post
  4. Your post must be new - no backlinking. Link back to your blog post and not your entire blog
  5. You may enter as many times as you like but each entry must be different
  6. You may enter as many other challenges as you like
  7. Have fun!

Wednesday, 5 January 2022

HLS January Christmas Challenge

 Hello and welcome!
It's time for our Christmas challenge which for this month is ANYTHING GOES.


Check out the fabulous design team and their inspiration for you -










  1. Your creation MUST be Christmas related. Our challenge will be Anything Goes with an OPTIONAL twist.
  2. Link back to your blog post and not your entire blog
  3. Your post must be new - no backlinking
  4. Provide a link to HLS in your blog post
  5. You may enter as many times as you like but each entry must be different
  6. You may enter as many other challenges as you like
  7. Have fun

Monday, 3 January 2022

HLS January CAS Challenge

 Welcome to our first Clean and Simple challenge for 2022! This month is an easy theme - ANYTHING GOES


Our designers have amazing inspiration for you -








  1. Your entry MUST comply with CAS rules - Clean and Simple design with one focal point, lots of white (or open) space and minimal layers and embellishments
  2. Link back to your blog post and not your entire blog
  3. Your post must be new - no backlinking
  4. Provide a link back to HLS in your blog post
  5. You may enter as many times as you like but each entry must be different.
  6. You may enter as many other challenges as you like
  7. Have fun!

Saturday, 1 January 2022

HLS January Watercolour Challenge

 Hello! Welcome!

Happy New Year everyone. Here's to 2022 and plenty of fun creating :)

We kick off the new month with our Watercolour Challenge.


Check out our design team and their inspiring ideas -










  1. Your creation MUST feature watercolour. This can be in the way of colouring images with watercolour pencils/pens, or using Brushos, Colour Bursts, Distress Inks, etc to create a background. As long as you have used water on your creation, you will be fine :)
  2. Our challenge is Anything Goes
  3. Your post must be new - no backlinking. Link back to your blog post and not your entire blog
  4. Provide a link to HLS in your blog post
  5. You may enter as many times as you like but each entry must be different
  6. You may enter as many other challenges as you like
  7. Have fun!