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 4 November 2013

Getting Ready For Christmas

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 NOVEMBER, our challenge is

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.

And if you need to buy any extra stash for Christmas then one of the best places to visit is our sponsor for this month, which is BUNNY ZOE'S CRAFTS offering a £10 store voucher

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Our very talented Design Team (the Word Birds) have created their usual high standard of magic 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.

Wow, aren't these just fabulous!

And just before we go, the Winner and Top 3 for last month are:
The Winner of My Crafty Heart's £10 voucher is

Please contact me, Squirrel, to claim your prize

And our fabulous Top 3 choice are
Fantastic use of the pumpkin colours on all of our winners cards!

Enjoy the new challenge, and the most important thing to remember?  Relax and have fun with colour!

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. Congrats to the winner/top picks, I'm honoured to be amongst you :)

  2. I'm thrilled to bits to be in the top 3 too...thank you so much..and congrats to everyone.Fantastic cards from the DT's..each and everyone are fabulous.

    luv CHRISSYxx

  3. Lovely cards again this month! No Mr Linky, so here's my entry (I hope!) here is my entry
    Joyce xx

  4. Well, that didn't seem to work so I'll try again. Here is my entry
    or http://gramstreasures.blogspot.ca/2013/11/favourite-colour-blog-hop.html.
    Joyce xx

    1. Linkie tool is now in place hun - sorry for glitch

  5. linky didn't work for me either so i'm trying your link. here is my entry

    1. Hi Stef, Link Tool now in place - apologies for technical hitch

  6. Thanks so much for selecting me in your top three, I am just tickled! Hope I have a chance to play in your current challenge!
    Wonderful inspiration samples by your DT!
    Chana, Card-d-ology

  7. Fabulous projects. Thank you for the inspiration and the challenge.

  8. Thanks for the great challenge!! And the fantastic DT Inspiration!!!

    - Susan
    {Scrap A Thousand Words}
    {Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges} *New Challenge Blog*