This is a unique challenge blog where we are inspired by and focus on the Vintage; shabby; mixed-media; art journaling; industrial, timeworn and steampunk genres and encompass the talent, flair, expertise and ideas of many artists that we are inspired by. We welcome all types of projects - cards, journaling, assemblage, layouts, albums, atcs, altered art in fact whatever you want to share (as long as it is in good taste).

Friday, 14 October 2016

Winner and Pinworthies for the Create Within a Frame Challenge

Welcome everyone to the post where we excitedly announce our Create Within a Frame challenge winner and pinworthies!  We were so inspired by your interesting and creative entries - you all deserve a great round of applause!

So first (drum roll please!)  we are excited to reveal our winner that was selected by the Random Generator:

Congratulations to Lisa from A Mermaid's Crafts with this gorgeous mixed media frame.

Congratulations Lisa you win the fabulous DecoArt fluid media paints and tinting base. We hope you have fun using them.


Now a round of applause for our creative pinworthies chosen by a consensus of all the creative guides.  It is always so difficult to narrow it down to just three -  and here they are:

What a great job creating within a frame this month ladies!  Your badges will be sent to you shortly, along with an invitation to join us as a guest at A Vintage Journey in the near future!

Thanks again to everyone who joined in the September Challenge - and we hope to see you linking up to Anne's October  Make it Spooky challenge  - it's pretty scary over there!!!

Julia A and all the Creative Guides


  1. Congratulations to our winner and Pinworthies! I will add them all to our Pinterest boards later! Nikki xx

  2. Congrats to our winners!! Well done ladies, your projects were all so amazing!!

  3. Huge congratulations to Lisa on her win and to our Pinworthies - Jane, Pam and Jul D ! x

  4. Huge congratulations to Lisa on her win and to our Pinworthies - Jane, Pam and Jul D ! x

  5. Congratulations Lisa, Jane, Pam and Jul D. Well deserved - your projects are fabulous . x

  6. Totally fantastic projects x congratulations to Lisa, Jane, Pam and Jul D x

    Best wishes Annie xx

  7. Thank you so much for the honor!!!

  8. Yay Lisa! Happy $$$ woot woot! Congrats ladies on these stunning projects - each is superb!

  9. Congratulations ladies.
    Linda xxx

  10. Congratulations to our incredibly talented winner and Pinworthies Lisa, Jane, Pam and Jul D, wonderful projects from one and all! Deb xo

  11. `Wow! Amazing artwork!!! Congrats to thee winner and Pinworthies. Love them all. -- Mary Elizabeth

  12. Thank you so much! I am so pleased to have been chosen as a pinworthy. Well done to the other ladies as well x

  13. Huge congratulations to all our fabulous winners!!! xx


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