Saturday, 9 January 2021

HLS January Anything Goes with Dies Challenge

 Welcome to our last (but not least) challenge for the month. Our popular Anything Goes with Dies challenge is back in action!

We have an amazing line-up of designers for you. Please welcome -

| Dawn P | Laurie | Helen F | Susan R | Julie P | Dhruvika (cardogram) | Nandini | Debbie | Carol M | Catherine |








       




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. Provide a link to HLS in your blog post
4. You may enter as many times as you like but each entry must be different
5. You may enter as many other challenges as you like
6. Have fun!

Thursday, 7 January 2021

HLS January Stencil Challenge

 Hi there! We are back with a BRAND NEW challenge for you. The designers were are part of choosing what would replace our ATC challenge. They all loved the idea of adding a stencil challenge, so here we are!

We have an amazing team waiting to inspire you - please welcome:

| Susan M | Swapna | Susan R | Ceal | Lindsey | Vicki | Helen L | Sue N | Carol M | Nandini |











  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. You may enter as many times as you like but each entry must be different
  5. You may enter as many other challenges as you like
  6. Have fun!

Tuesday, 5 January 2021

HLS January Christmas Challenge

 Hi! It's great to see you here with our new challenges for 2021!

We are now up to our Christmas challenge :) Yep, it's early but once you have created enough cards come November/December, you will thank us :)

We have an amazing team ready to inspire you. Please welcome


| Carol S | Asha |  Helen N | Carol M |  Ceal |  Jenny |  Susan M |  Sue N |  Barb H | shellshearer |


Our challenge is still the same - Anything Goes with an option. Feel free to play either way :)










  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. Provide a link to HLS in your blog post
  4. You may enter as many times as you like but each entry must be different
  5. You may enter as many other challenges as you like
  6. Have fun!

Sunday, 3 January 2021

HLS January CAS Challenge

Hi everyone! It's so great to be back now that it's 2021 with our challenges. We have already kick started the New Year with our Watercolour challenge and now it's time for our CAS challenge.

Once again, we have said goodbye to some of our designers but we have new, amazing teamies to inspire you. 

Our CAS Challenge team for 2021 -

| Kylie | Lindsey | Anita | Charlotte (Lady Joyful) | Ma-Mi | Bozena | Lynda (loopyloo) | Julie | Ceal | Carol M |


Please follow our theme and don't forget to create something Clean and Simple.

Here are our designers with their 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. Provide a link back to HLS in your blog post
  4. You may enter as many times as you like but each entry must be different.
  5. You may enter as many other challenges as you like
  6. Have fun!

Friday, 1 January 2021

HLS January Watercolour Challenge

 Happy New Year! We are back and ready to inspire you :) We hope you had a wonderful Christmas with family and friends and are now ready to kick off 2021!

The Watercolour team has said some goodbyes to some of our designers but that means we have new, amazing talent to show off :)

Please welcome the Watercolour team for 2021 -

| Lindsey | Ashwini Rao | Helen F | Caz | Swapna | Bhavya | Penny | Barb H | Susan M | Sue N |


This year our Watercolour challenges are ANYTHING GOES

Here are our Designers with their inspiration for you -











  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.. Link back to your blog post and not your entire blog
  3. Provide a link to HLS in your blog post
  4. You may enter as many times as you like but each entry must be different
  5. You may enter as many other challenges as you like
  6. Have fun!