Saturday, October 31, 2015

Now Scheduling Sponsors For 2016

If you would like to sponsor us in 2016, please email me.  Please include store link, prize info and what you require from our DT members.   Thank you and we are looking forward to crafting with you in 2016!

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Challenge 134 - Week Two

Welcome to Challenge 134
Week Two
Theme: Summertime Sentiment
June 18 - 30
Click HERE for the Winner and Top Five for Challenge #133

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Here is your Thursday
FREEBIE SENTIMENT
Since we require a sentiment on your project, Ginny H from our Design Team is providing a sentiment every week for you!  You are welcome to copy and paste any or all of the sentiments for your personal use, or use it as inspiration for your design.  If you use Ginny's sentiment, she would love it if you leave her a comment, either here or on her website As.I.Do.Rodos.
 Thanks!


 Come back next week for another FREEBIE!
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I want to mention again how much we appreciate  Make It Crafty for sponsoring this challenge!  They have provided images for our DT to showcase for your inspiration and they are providing the prize for this challenge's winner!

And now, more inspiration by the Aud Sentiment's Designers 
to jump start your Mojo!! If you want more details on any project, or want to see more of their work - their blog names are linked for your convenience.

Amy  from AOCreations
using "Wishful Asha"

Ann  from Just For Fun
using Sunflower


Ginny G from RubberMad
using "Gnomey Drew"

Marie from Kompis-Kort-By-Mi
using Biker dad

Quick Summary of our Rules
1) As you might guess from our name - we require a SENTIMENT!  
Your sentiment needs to be appropriate for the theme/challenge.  If you make a card and put the sentiment on the inside instead of the front, you need to include a picture [in your blog post] that shows us the sentiment.
2) You may submit up to 5 projects and enter as many other challenges as you like.
3) This is a 2 week challenge that begins every other Thursday.  The due date for entries always will fall on the Tuesday before the new challenge begins. 


Other details regarding our challenges can be found by going to the tab titled 
"Challenge Rules" at the top of the page.

Challenge #134 - Summertime Sentiment
runs till 10:00 pm CST on Tuesday, June 30, 2015
 To enter - go to the first week of our challenge HERE 
& locate the linking tool at the bottom of the post.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Challenge 134 - Summertime Sentiment

Welcome to Challenge 134
Theme: Summertime Sentiment
June 18 - 30

 Quick NOTE: Julie posted the winners last night, 
so if you want to see some talent - [or see if you won!] - 
just scroll down to the WINNERS' POST!

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Here is your Thursday
FREEBIE SENTIMENT
Since we require a sentiment on your project, Ginny H from our Design Team is providing a sentiment every week for you!  You are welcome to copy and paste any or all of the sentiments for your personal use, or use it as inspiration for your design.  If you use Ginny's sentiment, she would love it if you leave her a comment, either here or on her website As.I.Do.Rodos.
 Thanks!

There is a new FREEBIE every Thursday!
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Our teammates are using images provided by Make It Crafty who is pairing up with us to sponsor this challenge.  They are also generously offering a prize for the winner of this challenge!!  If you see an image you like or if you want to shop around in their catalog of images, you can click on their name to go directly to their shop.

And now, here is what our Aud Sentiment Designers have created to inspire you!  If you want more details on any project, or want to see more of their work - their blog names are linked for your convenience.
To keep you motivated, our 2nd team will provide even more inspiration at the mid week post next Thursday! 

 NanaConnie from Grammy's Attic
Sandy from Sandy's Creations
using Summer Dreams


Billie from Ink on My Fingers
using Kimberly hula hoop


Ginny H from As I do Rodos 
using  Snap Dragon 

Julie from Julie's Crafty Spot
using  Wishful Asha

Quick Summary of our Rules
1) As you might guess from our name - we require a  SENTIMENT!  
Your sentiment needs to be appropriate for the theme/challenge.  If you make a card and put the sentiment on the inside instead of the front, you need to include a picture [in your blog post] that shows us the sentiment.
2) You may submit up to 5 projects and enter as many other challenges as you like.
3) This is a 2 week challenge that begins every other Thursday.  The due date for entries always will fall on the Tuesday before the new challenge begins. 

Other details regarding our challenges can be found by going to the tab titled "Challenge Rules" at the top of the page.

Challenge #134 - Summertime Sentiment
runs till 10:00 pm CST on Tuesday, June 30, 2015



Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Winner and Top 5 for Challenge 133

Thank you to ALL the wonderful participants.  You make it so hard to pick a winner each time.  
Thank you also to our fabulous sponsor,  The Stamping Boutique

The winner of the challenge is...

#118 Granne
Comments from DT: Beautiful card with a monochromatic look.  The blue eyes pop!

 Congrats! 
Please read the following directions and complete BOTH steps to claim your prize:
1. Leave a comment on this post so we know you have read it
2. You have two weeks to email me with winner of challenge 133 in subject line.  
so I can send you details about how to claim your prize.

Top 5 in no particular order

Comments from Dt: Such a lovely card with an original design and shape.

#81 Norma
Comments from DT: Such wonderful summer card. Lots of magical colouring and such great sentiment to the theme of the card. 

#55 Vicki
Comments from Dt: Love the CAS style and such a pretty flower.

#3 Kara
Comments from DT:  A stunning card and box beautiful flowers and ribbon and so much detailing..


#155 Sue
Comments from Dt: love the dimension she accomplished with her layers.  Her color combo is a great version of red, white and blue.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Challenge 133 - Week Two

Challenge 133
 Week Two
June 4 - June 16
Theme: BINGO plus A Sentiment
Choose any row or column of 3 items - can be vertical, horizontal or diagonal, add a sentiment and then be sure to tell us which one you used !


Click HERE for the Winner and Top Five for Challenge #132

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Here is your Thursday
FREEBIE SENTIMENT
Since we require a sentiment on your project, Ginny H from our Design Team is providing a sentiment every week for you!  You are welcome to copy and paste any or all of the sentiments for your personal use, or use it as inspiration for your design.  If you use Ginny's sentiment, she would love it if you leave her a comment, either here or on her website As.I.Do.Rodos.
 Thanks!


 Come back next week for another FREEBIE!
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I want to mention again how much we appreciate The Stamping Boutique for sponsoring this challenge!  They have provided images for our DT to showcase for your inspiration and they are providing the prize for this challenge's winner!

 Aud Sentiment's Designers have provided their take on the challenge using images provided by The Stamping Boutique.  If you want more details on any of the DT's projects, or want to see more of their work - their blog names are linked for your convenience.

Ginny G from RubberMad
using "Mermaid and Turtle"
Bingo: Ribbon, Digi, 3-D Item[shell on the turtle]

Marie from Kompis-Kort-By-Mi
 using "Prince Lonnie Latte"
Bingo: diecut, digistamp, markers


Amy  from AOCreations
using "Audrey the Graduate"
Bingo: markers, digi, die cut

Ann  from Just For Fun
using "Little Girl with a Stroller"
Bingo: Flowers, digi stamp and embossing

Quick Summary of our Rules
1) As you might guess from our name - we require a SENTIMENT!  
Your sentiment needs to be appropriate for the theme/challenge.  If you make a card and put the sentiment on the inside instead of the front, you need to include a picture [in your blog post] that shows us the sentiment.
2) You may submit up to 5 projects and enter as many other challenges as you like.
3) This is a 2 week challenge that begins every other Thursday.  The due date for entries always will fall on the Tuesday before the new challenge begins. 


Other details regarding our challenges can be found by going to the tab titled "Challenge Rules" at the top of the page.

Challenge 133 - "Bingo + a Sentiment"
runs till 10:00pm EST on Tuesday, June 16
 To enter - go to the first week of our challenge HERE 
& locate the linking tool at the bottom of the post.

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Challenge 133 -

Welcome to Challenge 133
BINGO
June 4 - June 16, 2015
Use any column or row of 3 items PLUS
an appropriate sentiment!
PLEASE - tell us which items you chose to use... 
makes our lives easier!
Much appreciated!

 Quick NOTE: Julie posted the winners last night, 
so if you want to see some talent - [or see if you won!] - 
just scroll down to the WINNERS' POST!

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Here is your Thursday
FREEBIE SENTIMENT
Since we require a sentiment on your project, Ginny H from our Design Team is providing a sentiment every week for you!  You are welcome to copy and paste any or all of the sentiments for your personal use, or use it as inspiration for your design.  If you use Ginny's sentiment, she would love it if you leave her a comment, either here or on her website As.I.Do.Rodos.
 Thanks!


There is a new FREEBIE every Thursday!
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Our teammates are using images provided by The Stamping Boutique who is pairing up with us to sponsor this challenge.  They are also generously offering a prize for the winner of this challenge!!  If you see an image you like or if you want to shop around in their catalog of images, you can click on the link to go directly to their shop.


And here is what our Aud Sentiment Designers have created to inspire you - fun, colorful and creative!  If you want more details on any project, or want to see more of their work - their blog names are linked for your convenience.
To keep you motivated, our 2nd team will provide even more inspiration at the mid week post next Thursday! 

Julie from Julie's Crafty Spot
using Little Girl With A Stroller
Die Cut/ Digi Stamp/ Markers

 NanaConnie from Grammy's Attic
using "Uncommon Friendship"
Ribbon/ Digi Stamp/ 3D (bow & kelp)

Sandy from Sandy's Creations
using Prince Lonnie Latte

Billie from Ink on My Fingers
die cut/ pattern paper/ ribbon

Ginny H from As I do Rodos 
Ribbon - Pattern Paper and Die Cut

Quick Summary of our Rules
1) As you might guess from our name - we require a  SENTIMENT!  
Your sentiment needs to be appropriate for the theme/challenge.  If you make a card and put the sentiment on the inside instead of the front, you need to include a picture [in your blog post] that shows us the sentiment.
2) You may submit up to 5 projects and enter as many other challenges as you like.
3) This is a 2 week challenge that begins every other Thursday.  The due date for entries always will fall on the Tuesday before the new challenge begins. 

Other details regarding our challenges can be found by going to the tab titled "Challenge Rules" at the top of the page.

Challenge #133 - BINGO plus a Sentiment
runs till 10:00 pm CST on Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Winner and Top 5 Challenge 132

Thank you for all of your wonderful and cute entries in our "Cute Plus A Sentiment" Challenge.
Thank you also to our fabulous sponsor, Lacy Sunshine Stamps


The winner of our challenge is 
#163 Jen
Comments from DT:  Creative and unique design. Love the use of the “Jean” DP, the faux stitching, the gingham ribbon thru the button and the fab coloring!

 Congrats! 
Please read the following directions and complete BOTH steps to claim your prize:
1. Leave a comment on this post so we know you have read it
2. You have two weeks to email me with winner of challenge 130 in subject line.  
so I can send you details about how to claim your prize.

Top 5 in no particular order

#149 Olga
Comments from Dt: Love the creativity used with the sentiment and the pop tabs!

#70 Laine
Comments from the DT: Super cute image and love the bright colors

#85 Jan
Comments from DT: A great card with a different shape. A simple design, but as the card shape is so different it looks more advanced than it is. Just lovely.

Comments from DT: precious dog and great coloring and embellishments.

Comments from DT: love the feminine get well theme and the coloring is marvelous.