Wednesday 31 December 2014

To all our Friends and Members

Through the Purple Haze Design Team would like to
wish you all a very 'Happy New Year'.....
May you have Health, Wealth and Happiness
in the New Year.


Anita and i would like to say 'Thank You' to our wonderful Admin team.
Lucy, Lisbeth, Jo and Jacqui and Darcy
for all the hard work they have given us this year.

And to each of the Design Team.,
 Thank you for just being you and working
hard for our make it all worthwhile...

Fiona and Anita xxx

Monday 15 December 2014

Merry Christmas and winners of #71

Hi everyone welcome to our last post before Christmas.

We would just like to thank you all for joining in our challenges this year.  We have seen some fantastic work and we hope to see you all next year!

We have lots of fantastic sponsors for next see you soon!

There is no challenge this week due to a big chunk  of the the DT being unwell with matter where you are whether it be the UK or the USA those pesky bugs are the same and just as unwanted especially at this time of year when all of us crafters are busy not only with Christmas shopping but all of our crafty makes that we are feverishly making for our loved ones, or to sell at a fayre, and maybe even as decorations for our own homes.


Challenge #71  winner and top three


Top three

See you in the NEW YEAR

Monday 8 December 2014

Use a Sentiment - Challenge #71

Thank you for all your wonderful entries last week. You've really outdone yourself and look as though you're all ready for Christmas. I've still got a long way to go but am hoping to get our tree and decorations up this week. 

Sorry for the slightly late announcement of the Winner and Top 3. Better late than never they say though.

Winner - #6  - Pauline

Congratulations! Please contact us within the next two weeks to claim your prize.

Out Top 3 this week are:

#1 - Karen H
#18 - Fairytale Daydream - Sandie Gough
#22 - Lorraine A

Congratulations. Please grab your Top 3 Badge from the sidebar and display it with pride.

Our Challenge this week is a nice easy one  

Use a Sentiment

(told you it was easy eh?)

Our sponsor this week is Stitchy Bear. They have a large store with items from many different artists so there's something to suit everyone.

Here's what your DT has made for you.


Remember we can only count your entry is it follows our rules which include being entered into 10 or less challenges including ours.

Monday 1 December 2014

#70 All about Christmas

Hi there many thanks for all the lovely entries last week , every week you really make the DT work to chose their favorites and overall winner!

The theme this week is All about Christmas and i don't know anyone who wouldn't enjoy entering!  After all most of us are crazily making cards and gifts this time of year.  So whatever your makes feel free to enter!

The winner for last week and the prize of $10 gift certificate with Lacy Sunshine is

Top three

Dont forget to take your badges from the side bar and winner to claim her prize within two weeks please....


This week we have some really sad news, well for Fiona and i and the rest of the DT anyway...After being with us from the very beginning when TTPHC was going through its teething problems we are losing a very well loved member...She is off to pastures new and semi retirement, that she so sorely deserves!  So this week is her last DT project and we would love it if you could pop over to her blog and wish her luck.

Darcy Schroeder

So farewell Darcy, it has been wonderful and a privilege working with you for well over a year.  Your an integral part of the team who will be sorely missed and i can assure you no one else could fill your shoes!  You have been through every bit of fun, laughter and sadness that has occurred within TTPHC. So thank you for being such a great friend, confidant, agony aunt, the rush job DT make go to person...well for everything!

Happy Semi Retirement! 

Have much fun and remember us in good ways.

Best wishes

Anita, Fiona and all of the DT


Now onto this week and we have a new sponsor for you!  You will love these cute whimsical images that Eileen makes.  So hit the link below to be taken to her digi site.

And she has digis for you as this weeks prize!

Eileen gave the DT five lovely images to do with Christmas...


We look forward to seeing your entries this week...

Monday 24 November 2014

#69 Lacy Sunshine and Anything goes

Thanks to everyone who joined us last week. So many beautiful entires. You make it hard each week to choose a winner and Top 3, but after voting we've chosen our winner:

and our Top 3

Please grab your Badges from the side bar and display them with pride, and Papersnifter please contact us within 2 weeks to claim your prize.

Now onto this week's challenge. 
Our sponsor is Lacy Sunshine and the Theme is Anything Goes.

The prize is $10 Gift Certificate of digis of your choice.


Christmas Boo

Azore Rainy shine


As it's an 'Anything Goes' theme please remember to check our rules.
If items are entered into more than 10 Challenges including ours we can't accept them.

Monday 17 November 2014

#68 Sponsored by The Stamping Chef ...Use lace, ribbon or twine

What can i say?
An awesome amount of entries last week for the punch or die challenge and i have to say it was really, really hard voting for the winner as there were so many wonderful entries.

But we have a winner and three runners up for you....

Winner Karen H you have won some Tonic goodies!

Top three

Dont forget to grab your badges ladies and the winner to claim her prize within two weeks.

Now onto this weeks great sponsor...Tamara gave the DT some lovely digi's to play with.

The theme this  use ribbon, lace or twine ....easy right? all those Christmas cards you are making are bound to have some of those on right?

The prize is three digi images from Tamara at The Stamping Chef!  And if you are anything like me you will drooling away looking at her wonderful and beautiful digi's.

So the DT this week have the following for you.

The Big Teese

We look forward to seeing your wonderful creations this week!

Monday 10 November 2014

#67 Use a Punch or Die


I hope you all had a wonderful weekend?

Last weeks Winner and Top Three are:

Winner - #39 - Anjie Mc

Top 3
#9 - Pauline
# 36 - Lozzy
# 51 - Julie P

Don't forget to grab your badges and the winner to claim prize within two weeks.

This week  we are lucky to be sponsored by Tonic Studios and Sassy Studio Designs

Please join in and USE A PUNCH or DIE IN YOUR PROJECT...

One lucky winner will win a Tonic Die!

One Winner will win 4 Sassy Studio Design Digis!


Have a look at what our DT girls have made with the provided dies and digis.

Please welcome our newest DT member


Using Rapunzel Sassy from Sassy Studio Designs


using Ivy Border Tonic die and Rapunzel Sassy  from Sassy Studio Designs

Using the Butterfly Tonic Punch

Emily Die Tonic Die Set

Using middle of the die...

Using Dark Fairy Sassy from Sassy Studio Designs
Baroque Oval from Tonic

Using Dark Fairy Sassy  from Sassy Studio Designs 
and Tonic Baroque Ovals Die Set

We're looking forward to seeing your entries using a punch or die 
(a punch or die from any company is ok for your entry).  

Please to qualify for our challenges don't forget you have to have entered no more than ten challenges including ours

Message from DT

Please note that were having troubles with Blogger again, we as a Team cant comment on
your apologies if you have not had a comment....
However the vote will go ahead as normal....
Thank you for your patience...

Monday 3 November 2014

#66 Tattered Lace Anything goes

I hope you all had a  fabulous Halloween weekend?

The winner and top three last week were

Top three 34 Jackie Bowman

Dont forget your buttons from the side bar and winner to claim within two weeks!

This week we are sponsored by the lovely Tattered Lace and Stephanie Weightman. The theme is Anything goes so have lots of fun!

The Prize will be a lovely Tattered Lace Die

Donated by the lovely Stephanie Weightman