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Saturday, August 24, 2013

Challenge #34 Anything Goes or Create Your Own Challenge!

Welcome back to the neighborhood!  We had some really fabulous entries last week!  Your talent never ceases to amaze us!  And we really appreciate all of your wonderful comments!  

We have two awesome sponsors this week!


Challenge #33 Winner

This is such a unique project and gift!  Such a beautiful presentation.
Click link above to go to her blog.
Top 3
(in no particular order)
Pam D. - It Is Finished Designs
Look at all of the detail in this project!  Pam also shows 
you how to make a clothes hanger from a paperclip!

Great personalized Farewell Album
Tracey - Bross Art Addiction
Honorable Mentions
Kyla
look at her cutie pie...love his glasses!
Kaija

We've gotten some very positive feedback on our Create Your Own Challenge!  
I've adjusted the chart a little and I hope you'll give it a try!

 
Our Guest Designer using The Paper Shelter
Christine - Crafting Christine
Paper Shelter - Coffee Break 
*click link above to visit Christine's blog for 
additional pics of this gorgeous tag card

Now for your inspiration from Team B 
The Paper Shelter - Coffee Break
used 1st image, sentiment 2nd die cut, 3rd stickles, 4th flowers, pearl, 5th ribbon


The Paper Shelter - How Ya Doin'
  col 1- Image, sentiment, patterned paper

col 2- shaped card, die cut, paper punch

col 3- glossy accents, Fran-tage(embossing powder)

col 4- bling

col 5- ribbon, faux stitching


SANDY - Sandy’s Creations
The Paper Shelter - My Cute Rottweiler
  Col 1 - image, sentiment, patterned paper

Col 2 - Die Cut, Paper Punch

Col 3- Glossy Accents

Col 4 - Buttons

Col 5 - Ribbon, Twine, Faux Stitching

RUTHIE - My Hobby = MY ART
The Paper Shelter -Unusual Friends 
 1-image, sentiment, solid color paper 2- paper punch 3- stickles 4- bling 5-  twine
CAROL - Happy Expressions 
 The Paper Shelter - How Ya Doin' (pre-colored image)


The Paper Shelter - How Ya Doin' (pre-colored image)
1) ALL: image,sentiment,patterned paper,solid paper,vellum
2) die cut  3) glossy accents  4) pearls  5) twine
 
Our Guest Designer using Shelly's Images
PENNY - PennyRae's Creations 
Shelly's Images - Jingle Bells
1)  image, patterned & solid paper 2)  paper punch 3)  glossy accents 4)  bling 5)  ribbon
*click link above to go to Penny's blog for more pics 
CAROL - Happy Expressions 
Shelly's Images - Shelly's Bear

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Challenge # 33 - Anything Goes with Optional Twist \ Use Stitching Real or Faux

Welcome, Crafty Peeples!  This week our optional twist is STITCHING REAL OR FAUX!  As always, we love seeing all your beautiful work.  We also like to feature your tutorials if you have a new or unique project you want to share with your fellow crafters!   Looking forward to another week of fabulous submissions.

Our sponsors this week are:




Both Sponsors are offering 3 Free Digi Images.   Great Week!  We will have two Winners!

  CHALLENGE #32  WINNER
Beebeebabs
Congratulations, Ms. Babs!  Contact Chana at chana613@hotmail.com
Don't forget to grab your badge!

TOP THREE
REA
Honorable Mention
Cass
JESSIE

CORYSNANA1

FEATURED PROJECT
SHEA MARSHALL
Shea has teamed up with StampNation for An Exciting New Venture 

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DESIGN TEAM "A" INSPIRATION PROJECTS
PENNY
Our Wonderful Guest Designer
Using Rick St. Dennis
Envelope for Opera Tickets 
Using Rick St. Dennis
"Scherazade"
Berni
Using Rick St. Dennis
"Baby Nap"
Angelique
 Beansie Doodles - "Musical Amanda"
Faux Stitching
 Shelia
 Beansie Doodle - "Frog Prince"
Faux Stitching
 Rick St. Dennis -"Isabella Dancer Recital"
 Real Stitching on Stopper
Edie
Rick St. Dennis - "A Stitch In Time"
Real Stitching
Beansie Doodles -- "Holly Jinglebells"
faux stitching
Barb
Beansie Doodles - "Holly Jinglebells"
Faux Stitching
 Jo Ann
Rick St. Dennis - "Tudor Cottage"
Machine Stitching
Beansie Doodles - "Irish Dancer"
Faux stitching

Please visit Amy's Blog for more creative ideas
Wonderful stitching around the page!

Close up of some detail



Saturday, August 10, 2013

Challenge #32 - Anything Goes with Optional Twist/ Use A School Supply (pencil, staples, etc.)


WOW!  We had another fabulous week and 191 beautiful entries to examine! 
We seriously may have to seriously consider going to a Top Five!  We were delighted to see some newbies among our faithful regulars.  Thanks for the support!  

Thanks to our wonderful sponsor this week:
These are just the most adorable images.

CHALLENGE #31 RESULTS

WINNER
This is a wonderful CAS Design.  The wonderful Squiggle Fly Image is 
beautifully colored and the sentiment is just perfect!
Congratulations, Anat! Grab your badge and Please contact Chana at:

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Top Three
(in no particular order)

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Honorable Mention
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#172 Cumbrianlass

FEATURED TUTORIALS
We also want to make you aware of  two great tutorials

DOUBLE TAG CARD

TOILET PAPER MINI ALBUM

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OUR WONDERFUL GUEST DESIGNER
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Penny Nantell
Using "Bubbles" Off to Fairy School!
School Supply - Paper Clip, Notebook paper

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DESIGN TEAM "B"  INSPIRATION PROJECTS
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using Kenna Back to School
School supply - flower paperclip, page from student planner plus apples
Using Lacy Sunshine - Molly's Big Catch
school supply - rubber band for line on fishing pole, binder clip holds sentiment, staples 
Eleanor & Pickles - Love Books
School Supply - Paper Clip
Lacy Sunshine - Lizabeth in the Park
School Supplies - Star Shaped Paperclip, Ruler, Library Card, Graph Paper
Using Wild Daisy Rummberries
School Supply - Paper Clips
  
Ruthie using Splits Sticky Wings
 Using paper clips

using In the Garden digi bits
school supply - staples
close up of digi bit

Show us your School Daze Creations!