Welcome to the Spectrum Noir Challenges!

Our May 2014 challenge is is all about FLOWERS!  Create any card or project, use your Spectrum Noir markers or pencils to color your image, and make sure there are flowers on there somewhere…you can play along with us!

Have a look at this gorgeous card from Laine:


On this card, she’s used:

Spectrum Noir Markers:
Skin: FS2, FS4, TN2
Hair: CT1-2, GB3-4
Flowers: TB1-3, PP1-3, CT2, CT4, DG1-3
Pearls: IG1

Spectrum Noir Pencils:
Skin: 5, 9, 32, 85,
Hair: 12, 15, 87, 111
Flowers: 65, 74, 31, 107, 47, 52
Pearls: 117

We would love for you to play along with us!

This challenge is open from 1st May 2014  – 2nd June 2014.   

Here is some basic information:
To be eligible for a prize, you must:
– enter a valid, direct link to your project (links to general blogs or galleries will be removed)
– use ONLY Spectrum Noir alcohol markers OR Spectrum Noir blendable colored pencils to color with (links that do not specify Spectrum Noir markers or pencils, or use other alcohol markers or blendable pencils, will be removed)
– create a new project for the challenge (entries that pre-date the challenge will be removed)
– mention and link to the Spectrum Noir challenge in your blog post or gallery upload

You may use any stamp or image from any company. This challenge is open internationally, and we welcome all players and skill levels. If your project does not feature Spectrum Noir products, we will delete the link. Thank you for understanding!

One lucky winner will be chosen at random to win $30/£30 of Spectrum Noir products (generously donated by Crafter’s Companion UK or US).

The Design Team will choose their favorite top 3 creations.  If you are a chosen you will get a blinkie to display proudly on your blog.

There will be a CARD OF THE MONTH winner.  If your card is chosen as card of the month you will be featured on the Spectrum Noir blog.  You will also get a blinkie to display on your blog.

We cannot wait to see what you create!

Also, we need to choose a randomly selected winner for our April Challenge! Congratulations to Michele C!! Please email to claim your prize (two sets of six markers (winner chooses the sets) and any one stamp set* of the winner’s choice (generously donated by Crafter’s Companion UK or US).

The Card of the Month and Top 3 creations will be announced and featured on our blog.

To see all of the previous challenges and the entries for them, visit this page.  Happy crafting!