Monday, 1 December 2014

Taking a Break for December

Welcome is the 1st of December, where did the last 12 months go, it seems to have just flown by.
As you can see by the post header, we at Rhedd's Towers are taking a break for the whole of December.
However we will be back with a brand new challenge and some new faces, who will share their designs with you on the.....
                                  1st January 2015

It was my turn to choose a winner for our November Challenge...boy, you didn't make it easy for after selecting my final 5, I put all the names in to a hat and choose...ta dah......

                                                No.38       Jane

Congratulations Jane, I loved how you created this project.....please email me here  and I can pass on the information you will need to claim your prize.
Remember to take our Winner's Badge to display on your blog.

Pop a note in your diary so you won't forget to pop back on....
               1st January 2015 for our next challenge.

We hope to see you all again very the mean time myself and the design team want to wish you all

       A Very Happy Christmas & New Year.

Saturday, 1 November 2014

November Challenge

Here we are, in to November, time sure flies when you are having fun...and fun we have had too, looking through all your wonderful October Projects, some deliciously spooky and some not so spooky, but all totally fabulous...
So without further ado, I shall announce our winner for October.It was teamie Melissa's turn to chose and she has picked....


Congratulations Pamellia......Please email me here    with your address and I will get your prize posted out to you. Remember to pick up our Winner's Badge to display on your blog.

  "Many Thanks to JULIE SHORT for being our October Guest Designer"
It has been a pleasure having you on board....looking forward to working with you again soon..x

                                November Challenge
      This month is Anything Goes so long as it is Altered Art Only.

                           Our November Guest Designer
We are pleased to announce Rupa as our guest designer for this month, here is a little bit about her....

"Hi...I am Rupa from Bangalore and I have been taking hobby classes from home, teaching various forms of paintings and mural for the last 10 years.
Crafting has been my latest love and blogging my "current crush"!!...Yes,I am loving it here and I must say that my love and passion for arts and crafts is what has bought me so far.
I love working with trash and altering almost anything that is lying idle. Most of my projects are 3D and I love making my own embellishments too....I'm happy to be bitten by the "recycle bug"
So happy to be featured as a guest here, thanks Sandie for the opportunity.
I have altered an empty liquor carton here...from an empty box to a display cabinet, with room for storage inside...there is also a surprise when you open it."

Please go and check out Rupa's blog for more photos and can find her blog here

We have a fabulous prize for this challenge ...a fantastic kit from......
                                         FERNLI DESIGNS
They really do make some fabulous shapes,plaques etc, anything you want in fact...they are always willing to help.
Well worth a visit to their website, prices and delivery is excellent.

So finally we are on to our teamie makes....hope you find some inspiration from them...hope to see you in the challenge....


                                                  Sammy Jean


You may enter up to 3 times.....please remember to link us to your entry.

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

October Challenge...Halloween or Not?

(Picture long post)

We have some sad news...our teamie Moira has decided to step down from the design team....personally I am very sad as she has been my right hand girl for such a long time....I am hoping that she will return again sometime in the future.

Now it's time to announce the winner of our September Challenge. Sammy Jean has selected.....

                                                 No. 26...Julie Lavalette

What a stunning entry,  Congratulations Julie....
Please contact Sandie here at  with your address and she will get your prize sent out to you.
Remember to take our Winner's Badge to display on your blog.

             Welcome to Our Guest Designer
We are very privileged to have Julie Short as our guest designer this month, Julie has been  joining in with our challenges for quite some time. Her work is totally awesome and so is her blog which you can find here.....Time to Create

This is what  Julie had to say......
"I'm Julie Short from Australia. I am the owner  of  Time to Create  where we do exactly that, Create!
I enjoy experimenting and exploring with an ever increasing range of media and possibilities.
Upcyling is a passion!
Keeping the collections under control is another story.

                                                 Wallpaper Book


"Kasbah" is one of 4 pieces that I have created for our "under renovation" home.
If you would like to see what I did with the cover from a discarded wallpaper book then please visit my blog....Time to Create


If you would like to be considered to be our guest designer for December, please leave us a comment...remember this is open to challenge entrants only.....


                                   "Halloween or Not"
As mentioned at the head of the post, the theme this month could be Halloween if you prefer it, it's not compulsory, it is entirely up to you, so long as it is Altered Art Only.

This is the prize up for grabs this month...2 fabulous Deep Edged Canvas's 

Our teamies chose to go with Halloween....what a showcase of inspiration for you.

                                                            Sammy Jean



You may enter up to 3 Times Only
Please check your comment boxes, with blogger upgrading  constantly there have been occasions where comments are not being published via embedded comment boxes.....may I suggest you change the style to the "pop out" comment box to ensure you receive all comments from us.....

Monday, 1 September 2014

September's Challenge & Guest Designer Spot for November

September already...soon we will see all those wonderful changes that Autumn brings, it's actually my favourite time of the year...
Lots to post here this time around, so I will start with the winner of our August challenge. As always choosing a winner was difficult, it was teamie Rebecca's time to choose and she has chosen.....
                                     Winner  No.37....Samantha

Congratulations Samantha, your entry is gorgeous and the flowers are stunning.....please email Lou here at  with your details and she will get your prize posted out to you.
Remember to take our Winner's Badge to display on your blog.

                                          Guest Designer
This month we have our very first Guest Designer on board......
Arnoldo l.Romero from is an eclectic artist who enjoys working with various media, genres and papercraft. He is inspired by his family, nature and spirituality. As this months guest designer he has made an altered art prayer box, entitled "King of  Kings" Using 4 matchboxes, a playing card, scrapbook papers, beads,linen cord and more.


Would you like to be our Guest Designer for November?
This is only open for people who enter our September Challenge
We are offering you  the chance to be a guest designer for November, if you are interested then just leave us a comment and we will contact you at the end of this challenge.

Julie Short, congratulations, you have been selected to be our guest designer for October...Please email me here  sandie.w@live...Thanks.

We have a fantastic Prize for this challenge, a lovely MDF Letter Rack.
 It measures 7.5"/19cms wide & 5.5"/14cms high. Beautifully smooth and all ready for you to alter

Our lovely design team have some fabulous creations for your inspiration....

                                                     Sammy Jean
                                       Altered Box...Steampunk Style

                                          Mixed Media Triptych

                                                Altered Cotton Reel

                                                      Altered Tin

                                                    Altered frames

You may enter up to 3 Times only.

Please check that you have linked us to your entry.

Friday, 1 August 2014

August Challenge & Guest Designer Call for October.

Welcome to our August challenge, this month see a new teamie on board...Melissa....she is just branching out in to altered art,mixed media and it's great that she is on the team, some of you will remember her from Rhedd & Rosies Challenge Blog.
I'd also like to welcome back Becca, who has had a leave of absence due to a bereavement, lovely to have her back on board the team again.
As always I'll start with our Winner from July's challenge, all the entries are just stunning and you really don't make it easy for us to choose a winner. lol...
It was Moira's turn to choose the winner and she selected Sylwia Gryczuk's fabulous canvas...

Congratulations Sylwia...please email Sandie here  with your detail and she will get your prize sent out to you. remember to take our Winner's Badge to display on your blog.

Would you like to be our Guest Designer for October?
This is only open for people who enter our August Challenge
We are offering you  the chance to be a guest designer for October, if you are interested then just leave us a comment and we will contact you at the end of this challenge.

September Guest Design Spot.......goes to Arnoldo Romero.....please email Sandie at and she will give you the information you need.

So now on to our August Challenge...we have the wonderful FERNLI DESIGNS sponsoring our August challenge and they are offering a fabulous prize, usually with a few extras added on the day, now who wouldn't want to win this little lot..

                                                    Fernli Designs

Our Teamies have been busy,creating such wonderful pieces as take a look and see if it inspires you to enter our always it is Anything Goes,but must be Altered Art Only



                                                 Sammy Jean



                      You may enter up to 3 times only