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Sunday, October 27, 2013

Challenge #43 - Anything Goes w/Optional Twist:Paper Piecing

Hello, Crafty Peeples!  Wow!  I just noticed that we have reached 400 followers!  Thanks so much to all of you.  This has been another fabulous week in The Neighborhood!  So many outstanding entries. Choosing a winner is always next to impossible.  Please keep making it difficult for us! :D)

CHALLENGE #42 RESULTS
WINNER 
Amazing presentation! Beautiful coloring and Awesome framing!
Congratulations, Lorraine!  Grab your badge!
 Please e-mail us at 613avenuewin@hotmail.com 

TOP THREE
 Simply Beautiful
So very creative and Beautiful
Just so Gosh Darn Pretty!  Love the Color Combo!
CONGRATS, LADIES!  Please grab your badges!

HONORABLE MENTION

Congratulations, Ladies, Remember to Grab your Badge!

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Our Thanks To Our Fabulous Sponsor 


Design Team Sample Projects
PAPER PIECING - CLICK HERE FOR TUTORIAL
All Images by Squigglefly
ANYTHING GOES W/OPTIONAL TWIST "PAPER PIECING"
CHANA
using "Am I Having Fun Yet?"
ANGELIQUE

using  "Christmas Angle"
using "Let's Cut A Rug Bessie"
using "My Kind of Weather"
using "Eat Beef"
using "Do You Care for Tea"

Carol G.
using Prima Mixed Media Doll #6 - Swing Dress


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SPECIAL PROJECTS AND TUTORIALS
When we run across tutorials or other projects we think will be of interest to our friends, we will post them here.  Here are some ideas we thought might come in handy for holiday crafting.

from Penny Rae
Designer for 613 Avenue Create
These projects were submitted last week to our Challenge #42


Sunday, October 20, 2013

Challenge #42 Anything Goes or Create Your Own Challenge

Oh My Goodness do you like "Pile It On" Challenges!  We had so many people join in on the option last week!  There were some amazing creations and we sure hope you choose the option this week which is to Create Your Own Challenge by following the chart below. But first let's see some of the beautiful entries submitted last week.
Challenge #41 Winner
for more pics go to her blog HERE
Please grab your badge and contact us at :
Top 3 
(in no particular order)
 love the contrast of the vintage Santa against the white

#63 SCRAP-lanak GANBARAN
a Pringles can never looked so good!
gotta love a great male card and how everything coordinates!
Honorable Mentions
even though I'm a vegetarian I had to laugh at this one!
lovely CAS design
12 Days of Christmas book
great use of buttons for wall art

 Congratulations Ladies!  Please grab your badges!

This week the neighborhood is sponsored by 
http://www.kennykdownloads.com/
 
and here is the chart to use for the optional twist 
 Here are the DT samples using KennyK images. Click the names to go to their blogs!

using Rock Chick - tissue box cover
*image,sentiment,solid paper,die cuts,stickles,glossy accents,bling,ribbon*

using Sweet Melissa 
"Please forgive me...I forgot your birthday" - Simple Chocolate Box
 *image, solid color paper, die cuts,embossing, glossy accents,button, ribbon* 

using Trick or Treat
*image, punch, dazzling details, bling & ribbon*
using Haunted House
* image, sentiment, stickles, bling and faux stitching*

using Mrs Claus - gift card holder
*any sketch, shaped card, dry embossing, die cut, paper punch*


 using Girl Gamer
Col 1 - image, sentiment, patterned paper,
 Col 2 - shaped card, die cut, paper punch
Col 3 - glossy accents,  Col 4 - buttons, flowers, 
Col 5 - twine and faux stitching
using Mistletoe
Col 1 - Image, Sentiment, Patterned Paper, Solid Paper
Col 2 - Paper Punch   Col 3 - Glossy Accents
Col 4 - Pearls, pearl Buttons on boots
                                                                 Col 5 - Twine and Stitching/Faux

 Ruthie of My Hobby = MY ART
using Santa Cookies

Column 1 -Image, Sentiment, Pattern Paper

Column 2 - Shaped Card

Column 3 - Stickles

Column 4 - Red pearls

Column 5 - Twine
using Happy Holidays
Col 1 -Image, Sentiment, Pattern Paper
Col 2 - Shaped Card, Die Cut, Paper, Punch
Col 3 - Stickles, Glossy Accents, Embossing Powder
Col 4 - Bling
Col 5 - Ribbon, Twine, Stitching
using Wine Tasting of The Heart
Col. 1 - Image, solid paper
Col. 2 - die cut, wet embossing
Col. 3 - glossy accents
Col. 4 - bling
Col. 5 - faux stitching (around die cut)

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Challenge #41 - Anything Goes w/Optional Twist - "PILE IT ON"

Hello, Crafty Peeples!

Wow!  We were just blown away by all the fabulous entries last week.  I saw some new names and we would like to welcome you to "The Hood".  To our regulars we say thanks again for making the the best Block Party ever!  We also extend our sincere apologies to those who had trouble with our InLinkz.  Please know that your entry was included in our consideration for winners.

This week, we want you to PILE IT ON!
(Layers, flowers, buttons, whatever your heart desires)
   Our sponsor is Lacy Sunshine

RESULT FOR CHALLENGE #40

WINNER - 3 Rick St. Dennis Images
#187 - Olga Moore
Wonderful embossing technique!
Congratulations Olga!  Grab your badge and contact us at :

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CHALLENGE #40 TOP THREE

212 - Jessie L.
Beautiful composition and fabulous image coloring!

Ginny B.
Awesome use of this beautiful window die!

Carla Suto
Carla's Stamping Spot
Such a beautiful project for Breast Cancer Awareness


SPECIAL FEATURED PROJECT
#13 - Alyce 
  Alyce created this design herself.  Cut using the CAMEO
The pattern is available (Free) at her blog.

Congratulations, Ladies!  Please grab your badges

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CHALLENGE #40 HONORABLE MENTION

Sharon G.

#77 - Michele

#171 - Tracey




#51 - Patti

#53 - Mayras

Thanks, for your wonderful work!  Please Grab Your Badges!

Thanks to all our honorees for sharing your amazing talent here in our Neighborhood

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SPONSOR: LACY SUNSHINE STAMPS

Design Team  SAMPLE CARDS

Lacy Sunshine - Eleanor Clowning Around

Lacy Sunshine  "Sugar Skulls" 

LACY SUNSHINE - ELENOR PICKLES AUTUMN DAYS

LACY SUNSHINE - SPLITZ PRETTY POSE 

Morticia Siren

Pile it on - Lacy Sunshine
Christmas Boo

Lacy Sunshine 
Eleanor & Pickles Autumn Harvest

Lacy Sunshine - Tilly the Dinosaur Set