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Sunday, July 31, 2016

Challenge #187 - Anything Goes w/Optional Twist CYOC

Hello, Crafty Peeples!
We know everyone is busy getting the kids ready to go back to school. Grandparents are sneaking in final summer visits and everyone is trying to find ways to stay cool in this crazy heat.  With all that in mind, we decided to use one of our favorite CYOC boards.  Looking forward to seeing your creations.
NOTICE! IN AUGUST we become a MONTHLY challenge!

CHALLENGE #186 WINNER
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Elena F of Scrap-lanak-Ganbaran
Beautiful.  Every aspect of this project is beautifully executed.
Wonderful color integration and outstanding coloring.

OUR TOP FIVE
JANA K of Jane's Creative Garden
Great way to give a gift certificate or even a special note!   
Love all the textures and the wonderful composition.

BIRGIT of  Cards R Fun
Very different design for a shaker card!  Nice work!

RED OBSESSION CARDS
This is Charming.  Nice Color Choices, too

Cute!  The lace is a very nice touch!

Elena of Scrap-Lanak Ganbaron
The shading in the folds & creases of the Poppies is so skilled - 
what a pleasure to see!

Create Your Own Challenge

DESIGNERS USING IMAGES FROM
Butterflies, Ice Cream, and Children

DAWN of Dip n Dots Creations
kidz - ice cream
Blue Skies, Ice Cream, Children

sights: beach ball; bathing suits; flip flops; blue skies.
Tastes: margaritas
Sounds: Ocean waves ( paper)


AKV BBQ - Picnic Table
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Visit the Toadstool Printables store

The Winner receives 3 digital images


LYNNE of Her Craftiness
Mamma Mouse with Pie
as a Calendar page for August
Fair, Pies, Outdoor Fair

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Ppinky Dolls

ppinkydollsart  at Etsy

by Chrishanthi

GINTARE of Fukiai GV ATVIRUKAI
GET WELL GINTARE!

GINNY of RubberMad 

Candy circus Bebe

Twist: Bicycles, Flowers & Children

ATG: Ppinky Dolls:
 My Valentine 
Thinking of You

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Anything Goes
What a special treat this week from one of our legacy designers.

JO ANN of Atterbury Creations
Mini Note Card and Matching Gift Bag
(Inside the Gift Bag: Crochet Two in One Hat and Cowl) 
Shown as a Cowl
Shown as a Hat


Sunday, July 24, 2016

Challenge #186 - Anything Goes w/Optional Twist: Create Your Own Challenge

Hello, Crafty Friends!

Welcome back for another week of fun in our neighborhood! 
Thanks for last week's wonderful submissions!

Our Sponsor this week is:  Robyn's Fetish


CHALLENGE #185 RESULTS

WINNER 
 PRIZE FROM 
The Fantasy Art of Nikki BurnetteCongratulations,
This is a fun project!  
Marvelous palette and the entire design is beautifully organized.  
Way to Go!
Congratulations, Virginia!   Please remember to grab your badge!
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OUR TOP 5
TERRI of Waving My Wand
Great CAS Design!  Very well balanced!
Nicely done!  Here is a link to the "faux" Printed Technique 
used to create her background
Beautifully Crafted, Indeed!
Clean, clean lines!  Fabulous color choices!
Really Reasonable Ribbon is doing a cross promo with Cheery Lynn!
Love the use of Foil on the sentiment die!

HONORABLE MENTION
Congratulations, Designers!   Please remember to grab your badge!

DESIGN TEAM INSPIRATION MAKES


(1) image & stickles; (2) sentiment; (3) glossy accents;
(4) stitching; (5) square card

ALEX of Pretty Paper and Inky Fingers
Granny's Cookies
Image, die cut, Solid color paper, Dry embossing,
Flowers, Enamel dots & Ribbon

SANDY of Sandy's Creations
s.s. hoppity
using col 1 - image, col 2 - sentiment & diecut, 
col 3 - solid colour paper & wet embossing, 
col 4 - stitching, col 5 - burlap & square card 


1. Image; 2.  Sentiment; 3. Glossy accents (glasses); 
4.  Flower; 5.  Square card


Sunday, July 17, 2016

Challenge #185 - Anything Goes w/Optional Twist: Color Challenge

Hello, Crafty Peeps!
Welcome to another Street Party at 613 Avenue Create!  Colors are the center of a paper crafters world and this week we want you to show us some fun color combinations by playing our Optional Twist!

This is NOT TIC TAC TOE.  You must use 1 color from each Column but in the order of your choice.  For example, you could use Grey, Pink, and Green!   Have fun!
CHALLENGE #184 RESULTS

The winner receives 3  Sami Stamps digital images
The composition and use of color in this design are outstanding!
The size of the raven works well with the perspective of the stamp!
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Congratulations, Ike!   Please remember to grab your badge!
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 TOP FIVE


Nice color palette and composition!

Beautiful, Cohesive, and Nicely Executed!

Beautifully Organized, Great use of color and composition,

Great Balance and Cool Color Choices!
Beautifully colored!  Love the minimalist approach!

 HONORABLE MENTION

Blue and Yellow are fabulous together.
The colors are well integrated. 
Very much a fun design! We love everything about it!
Awesome use of patterned paper!  Nice Work!
This bird is just too stinkin' cute!
Congratulations, Designers!   Please remember to grab your badge!

DESIGN TEAM INSPIRATION PROJECTS

Thanks To This Week's Fabulous Sponsor
Playing The Twist w/Sponsor Image
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Playing Anything Goes w/Sponsor Image

Tracey
 Black, White, Grey
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Anything Goes