Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Welcome to Our New Design Team Members


We are excited to announce our new DT members for the upcoming January term!  After looking through all of the applications and blogs a final decision has been made.  It wasn't an easy decision as there were so many amazing and fabulous projects on each of your blogs.  These crafters stood out to us and have been asked to join our team.
The five new DT members are:

Rhea Weigand at Passionate Paper Creations.

Darsie Bruno at Crafting with Darsie.

Carisa Zglobicki at Lady Guinevere's Inky Fairies.

Lori Leng at Pink Cloud Scrappers.

Frances at Be Creative You.

Congratulations!  We are excited to have you join our team!

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Challenge #37 - New Year's Hopes and Dreams

Good morning everyone and welcome to our last challenge of 2011. 
 It's hard to believe that an entire year has gone by already! 

 To celebrate the end of the Year and look ahead to 2012 we want you to 
make a project using your hopes and dreams for the coming New Year!

Of course, before we get to this week's challenge let's find out the winners for last week.  As usual your projects were simply wonderful and we enjoyed seeing all of your fabulous entries!

The winner of the $20.00 gift certificate to the 7 Kids College Fund store, 
as chosen by Random.org is.......



Congratulations!  Contact Marlena at marlenaspaperparadise@gmail.com 
to claim your prize.

And Now for our top 3......







Congratulations ladies!  Grab our top 3 blinkie from our side bar to post on your blog!

NOW, onto this week's challenge!
It's the time of year when we look ahead to what the new year will bring.
We want you to make a card or project showing something you would like to do more of in the New Year!

Don't forget, we are almost at the end of our current 2 week open DT call.  You still have a few days to apply!  E-mail Marlena at marlenaspaperparadise@gmail.com and cc Julie at transtamper@bresnan.net to submit your blog and apply.

Let's see what our Design Team has thought up for us this week!

click HERE to visit Marlena's blog


click HERE to visit Julie's blog


click HERE to visit Lisa's blog


Please place a DIRECT LINK to your project in the link system below by the Tuesday at Midday CST! If you would like DT Comments please turn off your word verification and use an image that is available in the 7 Kids Store--thank you! 








Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Challenge #36 - Christmas Decorations

Good morning everyone on this first Wednesday of December and WELCOME to this
 week's challenge at 7 Kids College Fund!

This week we are looking for those Christmas Decorations!
Before we get to the details, let's see who our winners are for last week's challenge.

The winner of the $20.00 gift certificate chosen by random.org is.......



Congratulations Min!  
E-mail Marlena at marlenaspaperparadise@gmail.com to claim your prize.

AND

The winners of our top 3 are......


#40 Scrappy Andrea







Congratulations ladies!  Grab our top 3 blinkie from the side bar to post on your blogs!

NOW, onto our challenge.  This week we are looking for your Christmas decoration projects.  No cards this week, just any Christmas decoration that your creative mind can think up.  And remember, to be eligible for a prize you must use a stamp carried by the 7 kids College Fund store.

Now, onto the inspiration by our 7 Kids college Fund DT!  Wait until you see what they have thought up for you this week!

click HERE to visit Julie's blog




click HERE to visit Marlena's blog





by Lisa Summerhays
click HERE to visit Lisa's blog




Please place a DIRECT LINK to your project in the link system below by the Tuesday at Midday CST! If you would like DT Comments please turn off your word verification and use an image that is available in the 7 Kids Store--thank you!  


I apologize for the missing link.  It is added below for your challenge entries!  Thanks!


Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Challenge #35 - Non-Traditional Christmas Colors

Good morning everyone and Welcome to this week's challenge at 7 Kids College Fund.
With Christmas just around the corner we are looking for your Christmas inspired cards, with a little twist

BUT, before we get to the details let's find out our winner's from last week.

The winner of the $20.00 gift certificate to the 7 Kids College Fund Store,
 as chosen by random.org is......



CONGRATULATIONS PENNY!
Contact Marlena at marlenaspaperparadise@gmail.com to claim your prize.

AND
the winners of our Top 3 are







CONGRATULATIONS LADIES!
Please grab our top 3 to post on your blogs.

Now onto our challenge for this week!  Let's see those Christmas cards, but we want you to use non-traditional Christmas colors.  So, put the red and green aside for this one and pull out some of those other colors.

Let's see what our design team has created to inspire you!

click HERE to visit Julie's blog


click HERE to visit Marlena's Blog


click HERE to visit Lisa's blog


We can't wait to see all your fabulous non-traditional creations.

Please place a DIRECT LINK to your project in the link system below by the Tuesday at Midday CST! If you would like DT Comments please turn off your word verification and use an image that is available in the 7 Kids Store--thank you!  









Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Challenge #34 - Photo Inspiration

Good morning everyone and WELCOME to this week's challenge at 7 Kids College Fund!

This week we have a Photo to inspire you and your creative juices.  But, before I reveal our photo let's get to our winner's for this week!

The winner of the $20.00 gift certificate to the 7 Kids College Fund store is




CONGRATULATIONS JESS!
Contact Marlena at marlenaspaperparadise@gmail.com to claim your prize.

And for our top 3 we have.......







Congratulations Ladies!
Please grab out top 3 blinkie to post on your blog!

AND NOW
onto our challenge for this week!

Here is our inspiration photo


AND here is what our design team thought up to help inspire your projects.

click HERE to visit Julie's blog



click HERE to visit Lisa's blog



click HERE to visit Marlena's blog





We are so glad to have you join us!  Can't wait to see what our photo inspires
you to create!

Please place a DIRECT LINK to your project in the link system below by the Tuesday at Midday CST! If you would like DT Comments please turn off your word verification and use an image that is available in the 7 Kids Store--thank you!  






Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Challenge 33 - Fancy Folds

Good morning and WELCOME to this week's 7 Kids College Fund Challenge.
This week we are looking for some FANCY FOLDS in your projects.

Before we get to our challenge we would like to announce last week's winners!
Thanks so much for all your wonderful projects, they were all just fabulous!

The winner of the $20.00 gift certificate to the 7 kids College Fund store is





CONGRATULATIONS!  E-mail Marlena at marlenaspaperparadise@gmail.com to claim your prize.

And this week's top 3 are


#21 Liz Marsden








Congratulations to all of you as well!

NOW.......
onto this week's challenge.

This week we are looking for projects using a "fancy fold".  This could be a side step card, a center step card, an easel, or whatever other fold you can think of.  We are looking forward to all of your fabulous creations!

Now onto the inspiration from our design team.

click HERE to visit Julie's blog


click HERE to visit Marlena's blog


by Lisa Summerhays
click HERE to get to Lisa's blog





Thanks for joining us!  We can't wait to see what you create!

Please place a DIRECT LINK to your project in the link system below by the Tuesday at Midday CST! If you would like DT Comments please turn off your word verification and use an image that is available in the 7 Kids Store--thank you!  

*Apologies for the missing Linky!  It is fixed now and you can post your cards below!  Thanks for your patience with our technical difficulties!*




Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Challenge #32 - Happy Halloween

Good morning and WELCOME to this week's 7 Kids College Fund challenge.  
With Halloween just around the corner this week we are looking for your 
Halloween themed cards.

But, before we get to this week's challenge let's find out who our winner's from last week are.  Thanks so much for all of your exceptional entries.

The winner of a $20.00 gift certificate to the 7 Kids College Fund store,
 as chosen by random.org is .........



Congratulations Danielle!  
Contact Marlena at marlenaspaperparadise@gmail.com to claim your prize.

And the winners of our top 3 are.....












Congratulations to all of you as well!  Please feel free to grab our top 3 blinkie to post to your blog.

Now, onto this week's challenge, HALLOWEEN!  We are looking for your scariest, spookiest and just plain fun Halloween card.  Remember, in order to be eligible for the $20.00 gift certificate you must use a stamp currently carried by 7 Kids College Fund!

We are so excited to see what you create!  If you need a little inspiration, let's see what our design team thought up for us this week.

click HERE to visit to Lisa's blog


Click HERE to visit to Mary's blog



click HERE to visit Marlena's Blog


By Julie Glasgow
click HERE to visit Julie's blog



Thanks for joining us!  We can't wait to see what you come up with for this week's challenge.

Please place a DIRECT LINK to your project in the link system below by the Tuesday at Midday CST! If you would like DT Comments please turn off your word verification and use an image that is available in the 7 Kids Store--thank you!  


Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Challenge #31 - Happy Fall Y'All

Good morning everyone and WELCOME to this week's 7 Kids College Fund Challenge!
This week we are looking for your FALL INSPIRED CARDS, but before we get to that let's take a look at who our winners from last week are!

Thanks so much to all of you for your entries!  All the projects were just fabulous and we enjoyed seeing all of your amazing creations!

The winner of the $20 gift certificate to 7 Kids College Fund, as chosen by Random.org is


#30 Barb Brassfield


CONGRATULATIONS Barbara!  Please e-mail Marlena for your prize at marlenaspaperparadise@gmail.com.

The winners of our top 3 are


#7 Tracy H






#37 Pat Frank



CONGRATULATIONS to all of you as well!  Please feel free to grab out top 3 blinkie to post on your blog.

Now onto our challenge.......

Challenge #31 - Happy Fall Y'all
It's time to see those fall inspired cards!  Break out those fall colors and images and create a card perfect for the season.  Can't wait to see what wonderful fall projects you create!


Please remember that in order to be eligible for our prize you have to use an image currently carried by the 7 Kids College fund store.

Now onto the inspiration from our Design Team.


by Marlena Peduzzi
click HERE to visit Marlena's blog




By Mary Geimza
click HERE to visit Mary's blog







click HERE to visit Lisa's blog




Thanks for joining!  Hope you have fun with this week's challenge!

Please place a DIRECT LINK to your project in the link system below by the Tuesday at Midnight CST! If you would like DT Comments please turn off your word verification and use an image that is available in the 7 Kids Store--thank you!