Monday, 23 December 2013

Happy Christmas Everyone!

Happy Christmas Everyone!!! 

Thank you so much for joining in with our challenges this year. Through the Purple Haze Challenges has come a long way since it started in July and continues to grow from strength to strength. We have a great Design Team who love creating things to inspire you, and we all love seeing the amazing creations that are entered into the challenge each week. We've got some great sponsors lined up for 2014 and are looking forward to seeing even more wonderful entries in the coming year.

The entries to our last challenge were brilliant. Yet again you've made it really difficult to choose a winner..... but after much deliberation we've chosen:

26: Wenche as the winner

and our Top 3 are:
9: Donna Mundinger
25: Laura Love
38: Yvette

Please take your Winner and Top 3 badges from the side bar, and Wenche please email us withing 2 weeks at the address shown top right to claim your prize.

Thank you to everyone who voted for their favourite DT card. We had a record number of votes, and the winner with 26% of the vote was


Well done Net x

Since our challenges started we've had a dedicated group of crafters who week in, week out have joined in every single challenge! That's 23 challenges which is a huge achievement by any standards!!!
These dedicated crafters are:

Make sure you pop over to their blogs to have a look at their creations. They're amazingly talented crafters.

It would have been far too difficult to choose between such talented crafters so we recruited an impartial judge (Anita's Son) to pull a name out of the hat! To say he was a little excited is an understatement!

So here' we are .........

Drumroll please.........

The Winner of the Big Christmas Prize is .......

And the runners up are......


Emily please contact us on the email address shown on the top right of the blog to arrange delivery of you HUGE prize!

We've been so impressed by the dedication and skills of this dedicated bunch of crafters that we've decided that the six 'runners up' will also get a small;p prize! Please contact us by email so we can arrange delivery. Each of you will be invited to be a Guest DT with us during 2014.

We'll be back on the 6th January with a Blog Hop to show the gifts the DT sent each other in our Secret Santa and the first Challenge will be launched on 13th January. See you then.

All that's left for us to do is wish you

and a Happy and Healthy New Year.

Love from 

Anita, Fiona
Teresa, Lynne, Net, Lucy, Ashley, Nicola, Lisbeth, Eithne,
Darcy, Sian, Jacqui, Pam, Sylvia, Debs & Rebecca

(Your DT) 


  1. Well done Emily for winning and to the rest of you lovely ladies! thank you for sticking it out and entering every challenge since we went live your fab! you all deserve a round of applause!! And well done to such a brilliant DT team your a lovely group of ladies and i am honored to be able to work with you all and call you friends.....MERRY CHRISTMAS and a HAPPY NEW YEAR xxxx See you next challenge we have some fabulous themes lined up for you next year which will challenge you and our DT even further.....Anita xx

  2. Congratulations Emily, loving your work. Also congrats to my fellow runners up. I have to say it has been fun and a real challenge taking part every week. The DT ladies have shared some wonderful work with us over the past 23 weeks, I am really looking forward to guesting with you in 2014! I am looking forward to the new challenge themes for next year and hopefully life permitting will be continuing my support of what is one of my favourite challenge blogs. Will e-mail my details when I am back at my computer as I am typing this from my phone and it doesn't like e-mail. Wishing you all a wonderful Christmas Love Alli D xxx

  3. OMG, doing a happy dance!! Thank you to the young lad who pulled my name from the hat, Anita for hosting this awesome challenge site, the DT ladies who offered such inspiring creations each week and all the other contestants who got their projects in each week (almost always before me!) who kept me motivated to keep entering too. Thanks (c:

  4. Well done to all of you and a very Merry Christmas everyone

  5. Well done Emily..............and to the other ladies who were in at the last we are so taken with your dedication every week...........hope you like your present.....and love to see you all again next year.......We have some fantastic sponsors and great ideas too.....See you then.. fiona xx

  6. Congrats, Emily! What a fun time you are going to have!!! Merry Christmas!!

  7. And Thank You to Charlie Blake for picking the winner.......DT TEam x

  8. Thank you so much for picking my card as the winner! It's an honor.
    Big hug from Wenche :)

  9. A huge congrats to the winners. yea, Emily! and also a big thank you for choosing my card among the Top 3 for the last challenge. Just got home from being out of town. Will be grabbing my badge and looking forward to the next challenge. xxD

  10. Thank you so much for choosing my project as a TOP 3! YAY! I am super excited! Congrats to the other winners as well!


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