Tuesday, 7 August 2012

DIGISTAMPS 4 JOY : CHALLENGE #48 : 'PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN'

9 August is National Women's Day in South Africa!
HAPPY WOMEN'S DAY!!!

It is 53 years since the Federation of South African Women organized a mass demonstration against the imposition of pass laws on women in South Africa. More than 20,000 women, led by Lilian Ngoyi (a trade unionist and political activist), Helen Joseph, Albertina Sisulu, and Sophia Williams-De Bruyn, took part in the multi-racial march to the Union Buildings in Pretoria, to deliver a petition to the prime minister JG Strijdom. 

Three years ago, as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations for the 1956 Women's March, the South African government decided to rename Strijdom Square, where the Union Buildings in Pretoria are, as Lillian Ngoyi Square - to honour of all those who took part in the historic event.
Since 9 August 1994, this day has been commemorated annually and in support of all the strong women of South Africa who have helped to make South Africa what it is today.

So, in support of women worldwide, our the theme of our new challenge is:
'PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN'

We're challenging you  to make a papercraft creation that can be quirky, fun and frilly, elegant, sophisticated, etc etc...

BUT IT MUST SHOW HOW BEAUTIFUL AND WONDERFUL A WOMAN IS, at whatever age!!!!!! 
What we don't want to see are the witches, vampires, goths, fairies, etc.

The talented Design Team A have come up with some wonderful inspiration for you :

This beautiful portrait of a woman features the image "Sally Sunshine"


"Miss Mandy" is the featured image on this prettily coloured portrait of a woman:


Fresh and lovely would best describe this lovely portrait of a woman featuring two merged images, "Sally Sunshine" and "Fence"


This elegant portrait of a woman, featuring the image "Stormie"  is beautifully embellished with pearls and swirls.


This portrait shows the roles of a woman of Africa, and features the images "Malawi Lady and Baby", "Malawi Lady with Pot", and Guinea fowls"

Don 't you love those fantastic creations!?
Are you ready to create something fabulous?
By entering you could win one of these prizes:
DT'S CHOICE : $10 gift voucher from the store and a badge for your blog
RANDOM WINNER : 3 images of your choice from the store and a badge for your blog
and
2 runners up will win badges for their blogs
We have introduced an extra prize ....
... the chance to feature as a Guest Designer and earn a badge to add to your blog:


And how do you get to be a Guest Designer?
Easy-peasy - if you enter our challenge using a Digistamps 4 Joy image, you have a chance of being invited as a Guest Designer.   
Are you ready to create something fabulous?
Remember to link your post, not your blog, to the linky tool below.
And what if you don 't have a blog ... you can still enter by emailing the photograph of your entry to jencraft.jen[at]gmail[dot]com, with "DS4J CHALLENGE #47 EMAIL ENTRY" in the subject line.  Don 't forget to add your name in your email.
We have a few rules we'd like you to read ... check out the sidebar ->->->
Remember to add a link to this challenge in your blog post .. you wouldn't want to be disqualified from winning a prize just because you didn't!
   
Remember : you may enter up to three different entries per challenge, each from a separate entry on your blog.
We can't wait to see what you have for us!


7 comments:

  1. Great challenge with some beautiful inspirations!

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  2. Hi Jen and all, I love the DT cards, I am going to try to do this one, I have not been well again (M.S.) but am starting to get going again. Looking forward to joining in this one. Carole Lockhart Stuart. :)XXX

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  3. Fabulous cards girls!! I love working with such talented ladies! Smiles.xx

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  4. Happy Womens Day to everyone. DT your creations rock.
    Hugs
    Desire
    DT Member

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  5. Stunning creations y the team and hope you enjoy my card didnt know it was Womans Day so apart from receiving inspiration today I have learnt something. Thanks

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  6. Wow, beauties from the DT are awesome, off the charts. OMG! simply fabulous. Thanks for the sweet vist and luv. Hugs

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  7. This is my first time on your blog, I was invited by Desire. Thank you so very much for letting me join the fun on your blog. See you next time…

    TTFN,

    CraftyGirl
    craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com

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