Tuesday, 31 March 2015

April Retro Recipe Challenge

Hello Again!
Wow it is hard to believe that it is April and that Easter is upon us already..
Where has the time gone? 
We had another AMAZING response to last months
All That Glitters Challenge and each and every entry was brilliant!
Stay tuned for the reveal of the THREE  winners soon.

Before we reveal our next challenge please note:
We welcome all kinds of craft as entries for our challenges, from traditional layout, cards, digital layouts, art journalling and tags etc. but please remember that it is all about the Kraft!!

Your work MUST be on a KRAFT BACKGROUND (not merely mounted on Kraft) to be eligible.

**Please take the time to read the RULES before submitting your entry**
and upload your entry via the inlinkz section in our side bar.

And now for the April challenge reveal!


photo credit: Historiful on Tumblr.
That's right, its time to head out to your scrap room and start cooking up a Krafty storm!
And I am sure we are bound to find many Masterchefs in amongst the entrants.

It is as simple as following the recipe in the above photo and remember to use the colour scheme and to make the Kraft shine in your layout.

Please read the INGREDIENTS AND METHOD  on the graphic above carefully
and follow the recipe for your entry to count.
It might seem a lot.. but once you gather your ingredients it's not really that hard at all.
You can add whatever else you like... but your creation must have the ingredients listed.
Due date is Midnight April 30th

Here is how the very talented Kraft Plus Design Team
interpreted this months Retro Recipe challenge.



Love how the same recipe has produced so many different layouts!

Can't wait to see what you cook up!
International Guest Designer
We are thrilled to announce
Sandra Przybylska aka Fearless
as our International Guest Designer for April.

And  her stunning interpretation of the challenge has blown us away!

To read Fearless's bio click on the link HERE

Our Sponsors,  Prizes And Guest Designers

Kraft Plus Challenges would like to extend our thanks to  our wonderful sponsors
for their generosity and support for our April challenge.
Each month we will have TWO Guest Designers from each
of our sponsors to play along with our challenges.
Which means even MORE wonderful creations to inspire us all.

*Please note:  Unfortunately, due to high postage costs, prizes are for Australian residents only, but a Guest Design Spot will be offered to an international  entrant each month, to be chosen by the K+ Design Team  

Our Sponsors for April are
Words Or Whatever
WOW are kindly offering a lucky entrant 10 items of their choice.
(winner to be chosen  by the K+ Design Team )
WOW's Tarrah McLean
The WOW products that Tarrah used to create her layout are

WOW's Tess Pretty

The WOW products that Tess used to create her layout are
 Light Wood Veneer Remember Arrow - Tag Pack (WV223)
Light Wood Veneer Love This - Love This Pack (WV224)
Light Wood Veneer Flag Clip - Paperclips 2 pack (WV222)
Chipboard Mini People -Mini People pack (WOW1895)
Chipboard Corner Flourish - Ornamental Corners #2  WOW 1406


The Scrap Cottage

 The Scrap Cottage are kindly offering a store voucher worth $30
(winner to be decided by K+Design Team)
 The Scrap Cottage's Mandie Meier

Mandie created a mini album using the Retro Recipe Challenge.
 (Mandie will share the inside of her mini album on her blog soon )
Mandie has used the following products on her album which are all available at
The Scrap Cottage
Kraft Cardstock
Crate Paper Boyz Rule paper collection and embellishments
Box Board
Prima Chalk Ink
Prima Matte Gel Medium
Killer Red Line Tape
The Scrap Cottage's Petrina McDonald


The Scraphappy Kat

The Scraphappy Kat is kindly offering the generous  prize pack pictured below
(winner to be chosen by the K+DT)
Scraphappy Kat's Kathie Andriessen 

Scraphappy Kat's Pauly Gaye



Catie's Craft Corner

Catie's Craft Corner is kindly offering a $15 prize pack.
(Winner to be Randomly drawn)  

Catie's Craft Corners Catie Kennedy


Catie has used a delightful Catie's Craft Corner felt flutterby on her page
Wow!! Gorgeous work by all of the Guest Designers this month and we thank the Sponsors for their wonderful support!

Now it is YOUR turn to cook up a storm with the Retro Recipe Challenge.
We look forward to seeing your creations.
Wishing you all a Safe and Happy Easter from the  
Kraft Plus Challenges Team.



  1. stunning creations ladies <3

  2. OMG, what a difficult recipe, but very interesting! All pages are very inspiring! Thanks!!!

  3. Wow, they're all so different...very clever!!

  4. Oh wow that challenge is seriously amazing, and how inspirational all these example layouts are.. and a huge well done to Anne, all the stitching is exquisite.. this will go to the top of my list of challenges for april... thank goodness we have school holidays soon!!

  5. Oh my - what amazing projects! I love the new challenge - woot!

  6. Amazing challenge Sandra! (and 'Challenge' is the operative word!) What a recipe! I'm glad we have all month to get this one together... I can see my work taking a while to come together... Thanks to the DT for the wonderful inspiration!


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