Challenge Guidelines: February 2020

The February Challenge will go live at 9am GMT February 7th 2020

February Challenge:
Anything Goes!:
(stamping MUST be included)

All the details, and lots of eye candy from the DT can be found HERE!

Please remember to follow all the guidelines before submitting your entry! If your project does not comply with the guidelines, then unfortunately it cannot be considered for any prize or winners position. All the information you need is detailed below.
We can't wait to see your entries, GOOD LUCK!

                    Guidelines for Craft Stamper Take It, Make It Challenge
February 2019
  • Entry dates: 9am GMT Friday 7th February 2020 - midnight GMT Wednesday 26th February 2020
  • Winners to be announced in a blog post here: 9am GMT Friday 28th February 2020
  •  Any digital stamps used MUST be used alongside regular rubber/polymer stamping.
  • Projects can be of any theme, any colour, any style and can use any brand of products.
  • Projects can be a card, layout, journal page, art panel, tag, 3D item, anything at all, as long as it follows all guidelines and features that months colour scheme/ theme, and of course includes actual stamping.
  • The winning design entry MUST be posted to the magazine for photography before it can be published. Please keep hold of your entry, we cannot publish in the magazine images sent via computer.
  • The winning project will be returned after photography is complete.
  • A complimentary copy of the magazine in which the winning entry is published will be sent after publication.
  • Entry is via the linking tool at the end of the post. 
  • We are very sorry, we cannot accept email entries or postal entries to this challenge.
  •  Please provide deep links to your actual project post, not just a link to your blog/Social media page (to do this, click on the title of the relevant blog entry/social media post and copy/paste the URL in the relevant box when uploading your entry). The DT will not go searching your entire blog/social media page for the project we want to see!
  • No backlinking. 
  • New work only please, not work previously published anywhere else.
  • ORIGINAL work only please. Projects CASED from another persons work, or based on another persons design ARE NOT considered original work. 
  • Entry is welcome from anywhere in the world.
  •  Please only include the single project entered for the challenge in your blog post. Blog posts containing multiple, different projects will not be considered for any prize.  A set, series or group of projects fall into this category, so will not be considered. (multiple pictures/step by steps of the SAME project are of course allowed) ONE ITEM (PROJECT) PER POST PLEASE!
  • You may enter more than once, up to a MAXIMUM of THREE entries. Each entry MUST have it's own blog post and fulfill all rules
  • Entries can be combined with other blog challenges.
  • An obvious, clickable link back to the Craft Stamper Blog/Instagram page must be included in your blog post.
  • The March 2020 challenge will be announced here on Friday March 6th at 9am GMT

  • The Sponsors prize will be won by someone chosen at random by a number generator from all ELIGIBLE entries. Your entry MUST fulfill all guidelines to be eligible to win.
  • The Design Winner will be chosen via a voting system. The TIMI DT and the CS Editorial team will vote for their top three favourite designs from all ELIGIBLE entries. Your entry MUST fulfill all guidelines to be eligible to win.
  •  The design with the most votes will win the design prize, which consists of publication in Craft Stamper Magazine, a GDT slot for an upcoming challenge, and a winners profile.The winners profile is a stand alone blog post, showcasing the style and work of the winner.
  •  Once the names of the winners have been announced on the blog, it it up to the winner to make contact with the DT coordinator to claim the prizes offered. If the prize involves a deadline date (GDT slot, Winners Profile) it is up to the winner to make the deadlines, if not then unfortunately those prizes will be withdrawn. 
  • If the randomly drawn prize is not claimed after 10 days, it will be reallocated. Notice of this will be given on the blog.
PLEASE consider turning off word verification on your blog. It is very difficult for the DT to comment on as many blogs as we would like to when word verification slows us down! 

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