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 12 January 2018

Winter Wonderland Winner and Pinworthies

Hi Vintage Journey Travelers,

Thank you everyone who entered. We had a fabulous array of talent this month. 
Our winner chosen by random org is:

That's #70 Aimeslee Winans of Paper-Paisley's Art Adventures with this lovely Artist Post Card featuring vintage German scrap images.

Congratulations Aimeslee!  We'll be in touch shortly with your winner's badge and details of your sponsor prize from the fabulous Andy Skinner.

We had so many wonderful entries this month that it was very difficult for the team to decide on our Pinworthy winners but here are the results. 

Our talented winners are:

Toni of Artistic Craft Dabbler

Nicola of Paper Profusion

Christine of Crafty Endeavours

Huge congratulations to our three Pinworthies this month, you really did create the most wonderful Winter Wonderlands. We will contact you shortly regarding your Pinworthy badge. 

We hope you will visit again on Monday for our regular Destination Inspiration post, using the contents of the monthly travel bag, and we hope too, that you will join in our current challenge - Think Inside Or Outside The Box, details of which can be found HERE.

Wishing you a creative weekend,

S@ndy and the Creative Guides 


  1. Congratulations to Aimeslee, Nicola and Christine! Thankyou to the team for choosing my project to be up there with these fab winners ! Xx

  2. Congratulations to all the fabulous entrants and winners :D XXX

  3. A well deserved congratulations to Aimeslee, Toni, Nicola and Christine! Your entries were all so creative and perfect examples of a Winter Wonderland! Hugs!

  4. Congratulations Aimelsee, Toni, Nicola and Christine! Your Winter Wonderland projects are all fabulous and worthy of their accolades. Thank you for sharing your creativity with us . Hope you will join us again soon .
    Wishing Everyone a lovely weekend x

  5. Congrats to the prize winner Aimelsee and to the wonderful pinworthies, Toni, Nicola and Christine! such creative Winter Wonderland inspiration from you all, and we're so glad you share it with us here at A Vintage Journey! Julia xx

  6. So pleased my card made it into the Pinworthies collection! Congrats to the winner and fellow Pinworthies!

  7. Congratulations to our lucky prize winner and our three very talented Pinworthies, thank you so much for sharing your beautiful art with us all! Deb xo

  8. Congratulations to Aimeslee, Toni and Christine for your fabulous winning entries. Very many thanks to all the talented AVJ team for including me amongst your pinworthies - it's always a treat to be in your lineup. Happy weekend! Nicola x

  9. Congratulations to Aimslee, Toni, Nicola and Christine - thank you for sharing your wonderful art! xx

  10. Big congrats to you all ladies, your projects were amazing! So haappy you shared them with us and great to see them again!

  11. Huge Congratulations to Aimslee, Toni, Nicola and Christine xx Amazing projects for our Winter Wonderland challenge

    TFS and Happy Weekend
    Annie x

  12. oH WOW!!!! I've been catching up on my email and just saw this!!! THANK YOU!!! I'm so honored!!! <3 <3 <3 xoxoxoxo