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 11 August 2017

Winners and Pinworthies - July Challenge - All Squared Up

Hi Everyone and welcome to our Winners and Pinworthies day  here at A Vintage Journey!
We hope you enjoyed our All Squared Up Challenge - we had so many fabulous entries - Thank You. The Creative Guides always have a tough job selecting their favourites.

Now let's move onto today's winner drawn by the Random Generator:
Congratulations To:

Your badge will be on its way to you shortly, and we'll be in touch about the sponsor's prize too.  Congratulations!


The Creative Guides Selected Favourites to become our three Pinworthies, whose designs are pinned to our Pinterest Board and you are invited to be a Guest Creative Guide.

In no particular order, we have chosen:

No 9 - Lucy

No 12 - Art and Soul (Julie)

No 19 - Macarena

Huge congratulations to you all. Your Pinworthy Badges will be on their way to you shortly and we hope you will join us here as guests for a forthcoming challenge.

Many thanks again to everyone who joined in this challenge. Our current challenge Watercolour is currently underway - we look forward to seeing your entries. 

Check out the Creative Guide inspiration to see some of the diverse ways this theme has been interpreted.

Until next time - happy crafting!


  1. So pleased Mr Random picked me! Congratulations to the Pinworthies and many thanks to the Vintage Journey's fab DT!

  2. Congratulations to Craftyfield, Lucy, Julie and Macarena and thanks to everyone for sharing such beautiful and inspiring creations with us! Anne x

  3. Huge congrats to you all ladies! You created fantastic projects for our challenge! Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us!!

  4. Congratulations Craftyfield on being our random winner and Congratulations Lucy, Julie and Macarena on your Pinworthy wins. Thanks to everyone who joined us in this challenge.
    have a lovely weekend

  5. Congratulations to Christine, Lucy, Julie and Macarena! You all rocked this challenge with your beautiful, creative makes! Thank you to everyone who participated! Hugs!

  6. WOW girls! Does it get any better than this?! What amazing entries that certainly wowed us! Biggest congrats to each of you. Hugs, Autumn

  7. Congratulations to Christine on her win and a well done to our fabulous Pinworthies Lucy, Julie and Macarena, amazing creations from one and all, thank you so much for sharing them with us! Deb xo

  8. Congrats to all the winners! Such wonderful and creative square inspiration! We appreciate all of you participating in our AVJ challenge and look forward to your future entries!! Julia xx

  9. Thank you, everybody. I really didn't expect this.

  10. Huge Congratulations to Christine on her win and to Lucy, Julie and Macarena for being wonderful Pinworthies with your inspiring makes xxx

    Huge hugs
    Annie xx

  11. Fabulous entries and winners this month, thanks to you all for sharing your wonderful projects with us. xxx