The Roman poet Horace is attributed with saying that a picture is a poem without words. Well, that's what we like to think too, although some words will be allowed (what's a card without the occasional sentiment). Welcome to the Without Words Challenge where we want you to create clean and simple cards, focusing on the image without the distractions of too many embellishments. We hope you enjoy this challenge as much as we do!



Monday, 3 June 2013

JUNE: Hot Colours

Hello Artists!  Welcome to another monthly challenge where we like to play WITHOUT WORDS - we have been thrilled to see you enjoying our fun challenges so much, and we hope that you will enjoy this one too!

This month, which is JUNE, our challenge is HOT COLOURS - so let's be seeing those reds, oranges, strong yellows, hot pinks!

We are looking forward to seeing what you make of this one and viewing your fabulous creations.  Please remember to follow our CAS definition and the theme of this months challenge for your entry to be a valid one.

Our sponsor for June is MY CRAFTY HEART with a £10 store voucher

Before we get on to what the Word Birds have created for you this month, we need to have a word with you.  Over the last couple of challenges we have seen rather a lot of embellishments creeping in, and some entries without a hand-coloured image.  PLEASE check the rules before entering as it is disheartening for us and for you if we have to ignore your entry!

Our very talented Design Team (the Word Birds) have created some amazing work to inspire you.  An awful lot of time is spent by the team in creating these mini works of art so don't forget that it would be nice if you have time to visit their individual blogs and share the love.

On Sabbatical

Our Requirements are
Hand-coloured image
Minimal or No embellishments
Keep it CAS

Relax and have fun with colour!

And before we go, here are the winner and Top 3 from our May challenge

Winner is Heather @ Heather's Haven with this amazing work of art

Please email me Heather to claim your prize - Squirrel

And the Top 3 in no particular order are
Asha @ Sunny Summer Crafts
Kim @ Lily Patch Stamps
Helen @ Made By Helen

Squirrel and the Without Words Team


The one thing that we all have problems with from time to time is the link tool going missing.  If you find that this has disappeared from the challenge, please try refreshing your page.  If the link tool still does not appear then you can link your entry via your comment.  The HTML code for linking your entry will be:
<a href="link to post"/>text to be seen</a>  
If you are still not sure, here is an example of what it should look like
<a href="http://squirrel10.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/luv-ya.html"/>here is my entry</a>
(just copy and paste the address bar from your published post)
The space between the first <a and href=, and a space after the last a>
are essential for the link to work.


  1. Thanks for a great challenge and stunning dt creations...TFS!!
    hugs and xxx

  2. Found chance to play again this month :)) Loving the challenge blog. Hope not too much on this one :o to qualify.
    Hugs Mau xx