Tuesday, 1 June 2010

winners announced for ARTastics 1st birthday comps and quizes and challenge entries :)

Thanks all Ladies that joined in the 1st birthday celebrations. We started really slow but in the last two weeks we had heaps of ladies join in. I would also like to thank all the sponsors and ladies that donated items, your generosity has been overwhelming.

A special thankyou to Maree Gialouris from Bysters Rugs for their $60 voucher which was a most generous donation....... now we all know where to look for our next rug purchases :)

Between all the challenges and comps and quizes we had 46 ladies join in, which is a fantastic effort (would love to get that many ladies join in the challenge for June lol) that includes 18 new followers to the site aswell


We had 12 entries for the month, 3 from (newbies), so thankyou for such a great effort from everyone. Again hard to pick the winners, thank heavens I have a great design team whom help out with the voting each month, as I would still be deciding and changing my mind......

I am really hoping that we can inspire more of the followers to have a go at ARtastics challenges in 2010. You dont have to be the best at scrapbooking or on a Design Team, we just want you have a go, have fun and be inspired by the monthly paintings! We offer a Random Draw prize and Guest DT Raks and 'Picture This " winning prize so...................... lots of prizes for everyone to share :)
........................so without further ado, here are our May winners.

The first being our 'Picture This ' winner........

The honour this month goes to ..........

Cathy Cafun with her entry
'Moving the Cows'

Cathy, you have won an assortment of
scrapping goodies pictured below


Picture this Runner UP prize goes


Chantel Vandenberg with her entry
'Aussie style'

Chantel, you have won an assortment of
scrapping goodies pictured below


The Randon draw prize winner


Deb Clark with her entry
Life's a Beach'

Deb, you have won an assortment of
scrapping goodies pictured below


The winner of the Guest DT RAK from Allison Payne
(and picked byAllison herself)


Anne Patterson with her entry
'Meeting Denny'

You have won Allison's RAK prize pictured below


DT member winner
as voted by all the other DT members


Jennifer Campbell with her submission

Congratulations Jennifer, you have won a RAK of goodies
for your creative efforts,
donated by Shazza

Here are the winners for the comps and quizes.

Thanks to all ladies that played along, it has taken me hours to do all the Random draw prizes, not everyone has won but thanks so much for playing along. We had 26 ladies play along to the comps and challenges, some only entered one or two comps and others entered them all.

Congrats to the winners!!

Who will be our challenge Queen for 2009/2010?

Who has entered the most challenges since May 2009?

The winner and ARTastics 'Challenge Queen'


Jacqui Miles

Jacqui has entered every ARTastic challenge since September 2009, thats 8 entries in total and she even played along to this months challenge.

well done Jacqui and a well deserved win!!

Note: Robin Jenkins came in second with 7
and julene Matthews and Anita Bownds came in equal third with 6 entries each

Here is your prize Jacqui pictured below:

Buysters Rugs competition #1

Unfortunately this comp was for
AUSTRALIAN RESIDENTS ONLY due to shipping costs

Prize $60 Voucher

The Random Draw winner


Mel from Wollongong NSW
mel said...

I also like the Dandelion Sand Contemporary but if I won the prize would probably get the track city kids rug for my youngest bedroom - have been looking around since doing his room at easter:)good luck everyone Melxx


Competition # 2 Charms in a Jar

Sponsored by my2angels


Thank heavens I didn't have to count these......

The number of Charms in the jar was 129

We had two ladies that picked the same close amount of 123
Anne P and DebiJ

and the winner by Random Draw


Anne Patterson

Have fun sorting out all those charms Anne lol

Quiz # 3 Name the Artists

Name all the ARTists that have been featured each month on ARTastic since May 2009.

We had 14 ladies play along to this quiz

the correct answers were

May 09 - Salvadore Dali
June 09 - Picasso
July/August 09 - Andy Warhol
Sept 09 - Wassily Kandinsky
Oct 09 - Vincent Van Gogh
Nov 09 - Lawrence Alma Tadeema
Dec 09 - Vermeer
Jan 2010 Pro Hart
Feb 2010 - Mary Cassatt
March 2010 Alphonso Mucha
April 2010 Thomas Kinkade
and of course this months ARtist was Garry shead and DH Lawrence

Prize is the Random Draw RAK pictured!

the winner is

Brenda Wyllie


Competition # 4 Scrapbooking from Scratch

To win a $20 voucher you had to Go to 'Scrapbooking from Scratch' and answer the following questions.

1) Who was the monthly April Designer ?
2) Where is the next scrap retreat being held?
3) What is the price of the mini kits?

Winner will be determined by correct answer and entered into a Random Draw.

Good Luck!

We had 17 ladies join in this competition.

the correct answers were..........

Ebony Van Der Starre/Hunter Valley/and $10-$15

The winner is

Anita Bownds

Quiz # 5 Name the DT winner

Who is the only ARTastic DT member to win a monthly challenge and what was her layout called?

Winner will be determined by correct answer and entered into a Random Draw. Good Luck!

Stampin' UP! Whimsical words stamp set, Baja Breeze stamp pad and
designer series paper prize is pictured.

We had 15 ladies join in the Quiz

Answer was Amanda Taylor, her entry was called 'A Wrestle or a Hug'

The winner is

Melissa O'Neill

Prize is pictured below


Competition # 6 What Is Old Is New.... It's really up to you!!

To win the kit below you had to become a follower of WIOIN or let me know that you are already a follower and answer correctly the following questions.......

We has 13 ladies play along to this competition

Quiz/Comp # 6 What Is Old Is New.... It\

1) Why is the date the 15th, so important at WIOIN?
2) Who is on the Creative embellishment team?
3) How much does a kit cost to have sent by normal post?
4) How much does the February 'Toughen Up' kit cost?

1) Embellishment kits are available for sale
2) Mandy Dodd
3) Postage $5.60
4) Toughen up kits are $17.80

Winner will be determined by correct answer and a certified follower of WIOIN, then entered into a Random Draw. Good Luck!

The winner is

Chantal Vandenberg

Quiz # 7 Name the Guest DT's

We only had 5 ladies play along to this quiz

Name all the Guest DT's on ARTastic since September 2009.

Prize is the Random Draw RAK pictured! Good Luck!!

Answers are.....Amanda Taylor/Lisa Lofthouse/Katy Hedger/Erika Martin/Ali coles/Bec Miller/Talia Lynette/Maria Delo and Allison Payne

and the winner is

Sarah Elliot


Competition #8 Erika Martin and Soul Scrappers

Join 'Soul Scrappers', the best ning community on the Planet!!........ and Name 3 of Erika's Soul Team members.

Prize is 'Paper Bag Book Tutorial CD'

"The "Paper Bag Book Tutorial CD" includes all of the dimensions for this album, which is an "Erika Martin original design," so even when you've finished creating your first book, you have all of the dimensions and directions on your CD to follow when you wish to make another book from scratch, all on your own. "Paper Bag Book Tutorial CD" includes: * Step-by-step tutorial of directions, measurements and scoring dimensions * Full color photos of every step of the creation process * Full color photos of 4 other Paper Bag Books to give you even more creative ideas.
We had five ladies join Soul Scrappers and correctly name 3 soul team members

and the winner is

Robyn Sadler


Competition # 9 Artist v's Painting

Match the correct Artist to their painting.

We had 10 ladies play along to this challenge

answers below

Vincent Van Gogh - Starry Night

Salvadore Dali - Landscape with Butterflies

Lawrence Alma Tadeema - A Greek woman

Mary Cassatt - The Bath

Picasso -The Three Musicians

Andy Warhol - Commercial ART

Wassily Kandinski - On White 11

Pro Hart - Floral # 2

Alphonso Mucha - Reverie

Vermeer - The Girl with the Pearl Earing

The winner is

Dale Tiernan

Prize is a Random Draw RAK. Pictured below :) Good Luck!!


Competition # 10 Deb's Creations

To win this wags 'n whiskers rubber stamp called
'Let's do Lunch' please tell me what the current
monthly challenge is at Deb's Creations
which finishes on the 15th May.

We had 10 ladies play along to this competition

The correct answer - To create a girly card and use a girl image as your focal point.

and the winner


Mary Steinmetz


Competition # 11 Just Calls and Crops

To win the Basic Grey Pack, submit a layout for this months challenge then go to 'Just Calls and Crops by clicking on the banner and become a follower, already a follower, Great!! Email me to let me know.

This is a Random Draw! Good Luck :)

We had 12 ladies play along to this challenge

and the winner is

Sonia Bowers

Prize pictured below :)


Quiz # 12 ARTastic DT's

For a chance to win an assorted Rak Prize.....

Name the 3 ARTastic Design
Team Members who live overseas?

Correct answer - July Gaceta, Jennifer Campbell and Tanya D Joseph

This is a Random Draw! Good Luck :)

and the winner




Quiz # 13 Allison Payne

To win this assorted goodie pack, answer three questions about Allison Payne.

1) Where did Allison have her year 12 submission hidden?
2) Where does Allison Live?
3) Name Allison's 5 other hobbies apart from scrapbooking?

the answers were
1) under her bed
2) Hobart Tasmania
3) Gardening reading, bushwalking, fishing and golf

This is a Random Draw! Good Luck :)

and the winner


Julene Matthews


Quiz # 14 Follow ARtastic

Become a new Follower of ARTastic during the month of May and go into the Random Draw for an assortment of goodies, (pictured!)

If you can, let me know by leaving a comment here in this Blog Post. Good Luck!

I will track you down eventually :)

and the winner



Well thats it! Thanks for everyone that helped out by playing along!
Congrats to the winners!


Could all the winners please email me their details to:
so I can get your prizes organised and/or posted out to you.

Again, I would like to thank all the ladies that submitted entries for the month.

The ARTwork for June is

'Perfumed Garden' by John Coburn

A BIG Thankyou to our donations and sponsors for May

Lisa Hanrahan (ex DT ARTastic)

Amanda Taylor (DT ARTastic and FS2S)


Jennifer Campbell (DT ARTastic)

Julene Matthews (DT FS2S)

Sheelee Lark (DT ARTastic)

Samantha Pearce (Girlfriend)

Melissa O'Neill (DT ARTastic)

Anne Patterson (DT FS2S)

Tanya Joseph (DT ARtastic)

Mandy Snow (DT ARTastic)

Erika Martin and Soul Scrappers

Michelle Beeby (DT FS2S)

Michelle Winston (DT ARTastic and Just Calls and Crops)


Allison Payne our Guest DT for her Rak'

thankyou for all your kindness your prizes are greatly appreciated :)



  1. Congrats ladies!!! All your layouts are just fabulous!!! Thanks design team for choosing my layout! I really appreciate it! Love to you all!

  2. woo hooo...congrats to the winners...gorgeous entries girls...xxx

  3. Congrats to all the winners....

  4. Woo hoo...congrats to all the winners & thank you for my little treasure too....yay!! What a great subject it was!! Thank you

  5. Congrats everyone, fantastic entries :)

  6. YIPPEE.... Thanks so much for choosing my LO.. an unexpected surprise as there were so many fabulous creations. Congrats to all the other winners:)

  7. Yay yay yay!!! Wow - thank you soooo much! 2 prizes to me - I'm really excited!!! Thankyou so much for voting for me and thanks to WIOIN for their awesome, generous prize and the gorgeous bunch of scrapping goodies! I am busting to play with them all! :D Congrats to everyone else too! It was a doosie (the painting) - loved it!!!

  8. Congratulations to all of the lucky winners and thank you for joining in the ARTastic birthday month celebrations! Hope to see you all back this month with an entry for the next challenge!!


  9. congrats to all the winners, enjoy your gorgeous prizes

  10. How amazing was the gorgeous layouts this month Shazza, it was super hard to choose them and honestly Shazza you did a FANTASTIC job with the birthday celebrations, you seriously have blown everyone I speak to away with the preparation of prizes, challenges and then the drawing. What a fantastic lady to accomplish this on your own. Great job dear friend and here's to many more birthday celebrations. Love Melxxxx

  11. wow congrats to all the winners ..

  12. Thanks so much for the fantastic prize - i am so stoked can't wait to pick something out - congrats to all the winners- how fast did May go -crazy - happy birthday ARTastic:)

  13. Received "The Paper Bag Book Tutorial CD". Soooo easy to understand, outstanding pics and there'll be friends and family receiving Paper Bag books for gifts!! Thanks Shazza for the great birthday celebrations and thanks to all the sponsors for the great prizes :D!!