Challenge #4 – Use Dies

23 Nov

Hello, and welcome to our fourth Young Crafters Unite challenge! We hope you will be able to join us in this challenge =) Now, let’s get to announcing this months challenge!


This month’s challenge

This time, we want you to use one or more dies on your project! You can also use an electronic diecutting machine on your project. There’s so much you can do with dies, from diecutting your image piece, to creating custom embellishments and to. We look forward to seeing what you can do with your dies =)


Awesome Design Team contributions

We are so lucky to have a great design team to give you lots of inspiration for this fun challenge. Here are their amazing creations for this challenge:

Chari Moss –

Jen Rzasa –

Jess Larsen –

Jess hasn’t been feeling well, and have not been able to make a card for this challenge. We hope you’ll feel better soon, Jess!


Paulina Nakamura –

Britta Swiderski –

Marie Forberg –




We are so lucky as to be sponsored by the awesome Simon Says Stamp for this challenge. They are giving one lucky winner a $25 gift certificate to their online store! If you haven’t checked out their online store before, it’s totally worth your time. They have a huge selection of stamping and scrapbooking supplies =) You can check them out here =) Thank you so much, Simon Says Stamp!


Challenge Rules

Please make sure you read and stick to these rules. We will not pick you as the winner or as part of our top five if you have not followed the rules. Please know that we are only doing this to keep it fair for everyone =)

- Your entry must be made after this challenge was posted. We want to see your new projects!
- Link back to our challenge in the blogpost for your entry
- Display the challenge graphic in your blogpost. (This does not apply for entries posted on Flickr)
- You can not enter more then three challenges with your card. In other words, this challenge may only be combined with two other challenges
- You may enter this challenge up to three times
- Follow our blog via email, Google Friend Connect or RSS feeds
- Add the link to the post of your entry, not to your entire blog, in the Inlinkz tool below


We also have some guidelines you can follow. These are not nescessary to be picked as a winner or in the top five, but we would love it if you would please:
- Disable word verification on your blog to make it easier for us to comment on your creation
- Help us spread word of our challenge; you help make us successful by telling your friends



You have until December 15th December 27th, at 11:59 pm central USA time, to link up your entry in the Inlinkz tool below. We will announce the winner and top five of this challenge on December 20th January 1st. The next challenge will start on December 23rd January 5th.

Thank you so much for stopping by our blog today. We hope you will be able to join in on our challenge =) We encourage everyone to enter our challenges, no matter what your real age might be. We’re celebrating our love of the craft and how we feel young at heart when creating!

- Britta and Marie

4 Responses to “Challenge #4 – Use Dies”

  1. Alanna November 23, 2011 at 6:59 AM #

    Awesome challenge! A friend and I just purchased 12 sets of dies so can’t wait to get my hands on those! Will be perfect for this challenge! Great DT examples as well :)

  2. Yulis November 23, 2011 at 10:40 PM #

    Hi .. how great DT’s inspiration..
    I wanna to join but but i can’t find the Inlinkz ?
    Thank you

  3. erin November 24, 2011 at 9:29 PM #

    Great challenge, made a card, will check back for the link.

  4. Alanna December 1, 2011 at 12:25 AM #

    Hrmm… the linky tool says submissions close in 380 days?? That can’t be right… Just about to upload my first entry.