Tuesday 19 January 2016


Good morning and welcome to Challenge #55 at IKEsWORLD CHALLENGES  - WHAT's THE WEATHER ?
We are celebrating GROUNDHOG DAY, which will be Tuesday 2nd FEBRUARY 2016.
According to folklore, if it is cloudy when a groundhog emerges from its burrow on this day, then spring will come early; if it is sunny, the groundhog will supposedly see its shadow and retreat back into its burrow, and the winter weather will persist for six more weeks.
Modern customs of the holiday involve celebrations where early morning festivals are held to watch the groundhog emerging from its burrow.
We would like to see anything about the weather, Spring, Groundhogs etc. on your creations. You may make anything you like and you can use any images. If you use an IKEsART image you will be entered twice into the Vote.

Firstly let us congratulate the Winner of Challenge #54 NEW BEGINNINGS, by popular DT Vote......................

Please snag your Badge and contact IKE for your Prize

And Congratulations also to our TOP 3 as voted by the DT....

And now to inspire you along, I give you the delights of TEAM A........

  GINNY using " Ai Bopz Uz " (a new image to be released shortly)

LYNNE using   " Groundhog Day "

SUSAN S using   " Groundhog Day "

MiMi using  " Groundhog Day " 

Here is a FREEBIE for you to play along with and there are more FREEBIES up the top of this Blog in a special tab. This one is called "GROUNDHOG DAY "... Click on the image and then Save.

image now in Freebies Page up top of Blog xx

You may use any images you like to play along but you will be entered twice into the vote if you use an IKEsART image :-)

Here is your Prize for this Challenge..................

Thank you for dropping by and please leave your creations with Mr LINKY below. 
You have until Monday 1st FEBRUARY 2016 to play along.

In the interests of fair play - please NO BACKLINKING. :-)

You may enter up to 3 times and remember - if you use an IKEsART image, we will enter you into the Draw twice. 


  1. I am absolutely thrilled to be your winner!!! Thank you so much for choosing my project....or drawing it as your lucky winner....or however it was chosen!! lol.... I am a little confused as to the process. :) Anyway, I am just delighted.

    I am emailing you right now, Ike. THANK YOU so much for sharing your wonderful cat image and for the lovely prize!!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

    1. Congrats Janis :-)
      My Design Team vote on their favourite creations and Top 3 :-D
      I will go look at your email now and be in touch :-D

      IKE x

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  2. Thank you so much for picking my card as one of your top three and congratulations to the other ladies on their wins
    Andrea x

  3. So happy to see I was One of your Chosen Top 3, Thank you xx Congratulations to the Winner and the other Top 3 winners. Beautiful DT project for this weeks Challenge, and such a cute freebie as well x


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