Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Challenge #55 - Anything Goes


Hi everyone! Thank you so much for all your fabulous FLOWER POWER entries. We truly enjoyed your creative use of flowers on all your projects and made me digging in my flower stash to use them more often!

Before we get to the winners & new challenge, I want to remind you we are looking for GUEST DESIGNERS. If you want to be selected, please place GDT after your name in the link tool AND participate in BOTH challenges for the month. Our challenges run two weeks so we have 2 challenges each month. We will announce the Guest Designer in the first challenge of the next month from those that participated in the previous month.

So, what does being a guest designer mean? Well, you will receive a $25 gift certificate to use in the 7 Kids College Fund store & create samples for 1 month of challenges!!! How cool is that?!

All of our current rules for challenges still apply so please make sure you are using a stamp that7 Kids College Fund currently carries in order to be considered for the GDT spot! We will choose one new guest designer each month so continue to play along with us to be considered. So, spread the news and get crafty! We LOVE to see what YOU create for our challenges!!!

And now for our Challenge winner.......


And our top 3 in random order.....



Congrats, ladies! Please grab your top 3 badge from our side bar to proudly display on your blog. :)

So, are you ready for our challenge this week?! We want EVERYONE to play along so we're doing ANYTHING GOES!!!  How easy is that?! Just let your freedom reign through your creative spirit and share what you make here. Of course, we still want to see what you make using stamps carried in 7 Kids College Fund store and we have had quite a FEW new stamp companies join us. SATURATED CANARY & SOME ODD GIRL to name a couple and don't forget to check out the new line of stamps from STAMPENDOUS while you are there!

Steampunk Owl by; Passionate Paper Creations
Rhea
Steampunk Owl - by Stampendous
Pinecone Boughs - By Stampendous
Aged Green Embossing Powder
Aged Copper Embossing Powder
Distressed Inks
Glossy Accents
Momento Ink Pad
 Coloring Nibs

Colored with Copic Markers



  Copics 
 Flowers,

Wow, the design team really let their personal styles shine in this "Anything Goes" challenge! We can wait to see your creative freedom fly as well! Now....it's your turn! Just create your own little masterpiece (card, 3-D project, etc.) using images and products from 7 Kids College Fund and following this fortnight's "Anything Goes" theme!


Remember, Tab is awarding a $20.00 7 Kids College Fund store voucher! So, be sure to enter this week's challenge...and invite all your your friends to join too!

And...one final reminder...Please make sure you follow the Challenge Rules listed over there in the sidebar to be eligible for the prize and to be considered for the "Top 3" award! We also have a special request from the design team to please turn off word verification (we have a tip on our side bar on how to prevent spam but still let people easily leave a comment without word verification.) Thank you!

Thanks so much for joining us...now, let the crafting commence!! The linky tool will close Sep 11 at noon.
Be sure to link up your project below using the inlinkz below:.





Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Challenge 54 - Flower Power

Hi everyone! Thank you so much for all your fabulous SHAPED CARD entries. truly enjoyed your creativity in this challenge and I know I personally bookmarked quite a few blogs to come back to later to try out some of the amazing cards I saw.

We Before we get to the winners & new challenge, I want to remind you we are looking for GUEST DESIGNERS. If you want to be selected, please place GDT after your name in the link tool AND participate in BOTH challenges for the month. Our challenges run two weeks so we have 2 challenges each month. We will announce the Guest Designer in the first challenge of the next month from those that participated in the previous month.

So, what does being a guest designer mean? Well, you will receive a $25 gift certificate to use in the 7 Kids College Fund store & create samples for 1 month of challenges!!! How cool is that?!
All of our current rules for challenges still apply so please make sure you are using a stamp that 7 Kids College Fund currently carries in order to be considered for the GDT spot! We will choose one new guest designer each month so continue to play along with us to be considered. So, spread the news and get crafty! We LOVE to see what YOU create for our challenges!!!
And now for our Challenge winner.......

#8 - Penny!

Congrats! Please email me at czglobicki@msn.com to get your prize out to you.
And our TOP 3 in no particular order.....



Congrats, ladies! Please grab your top 3 badge from our side bar to proudly display on your blog. :)
So, are you ready for our challenge this week? It's a pretty easy one - just use flowers! You can make your own, have the flower pattern in your paper or use premade flowers. We have several varieties in the store just check out our FLOWER section. Our design team was feeling the flower power this week and we have these gorgeous samples to inspire you!
Colored the lovely Lulu with Copic markers on 
Designer papers from BoBunny-Alora collection.
To distress the edges of the paper my favorite
Other items used:

Carisa

I am super impressed with all the cards that the DT created this week!!! Now...it's your turn! Just create your own little masterpiece (card, 3-D project, etc.) using images and products from 7 Kids College Fund and following this fortnight's "Shaped Cards" theme!

Remember, Tab is awarding a $20.00 7 Kids College Fund store voucher! So, be sure to enter this week's challenge...and invite all your your friends to join too!
And...one final reminder...Please make sure you follow the Challenge Rules listed over there in the sidebar to be eligible for the prize and to be considered for the "Top 3" award! We also have a special request from the design team to please turn off word verification (we have a tip on our side bar on how to prevent spam but still let people easily leave a comment without word verification.) Thank you!

Thanks so much for joining us...now, let the crafting commence!! The linky tool will close Aug 28 at noon.
Be sure to link up your project below using the inlinkz below:.


Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Challenge 53 - Shaped Cards

Hi everyone! Thank you so much for all your fabulous entries. Before we get to the winners & new challenge, I want to remind you we are looking for GUEST DESIGNERS. If you want to be selected, please place GDT after your name in the link tool AND participate in BOTH challenges for the month. Our challenges run two weeks so we have 2 challenges each month. We will announce the Guest Designer in the first challenge of the next month from those that participated in the previous month.
So, what does being a guest designer mean? Well, you will receive a $25 gift certificate to use in the 7 Kids College Fund store & create samples for 1 month of challenges!!! How cool is that?!
All of our current rules for challenges still apply so please make sure you are using a stamp that 7 Kids College Fund currently carries in order to be considered for the GDT spot! We will choose one new guest designer each month so continue to play along with us to be considered. So, spread the news and get crafty! We LOVE to see what YOU create for our challenges!!!
And now for our first guest designer.....
Congratulations...please send me an email at czglobicki@msn.com so we can get you set up to guest design wtih us in September. :D
And here is our random winner of last week's challenge.....
#23 - Betty C
Congratulations! Please email send me an email at czglobicki@msn.com to send out your prize.
And our top 3 in no particular order:



Congratulations ladies! Please grab your badge from our sidebar!
And now for this weeks challenge which is really fun and I hope you will all join us. This week we're making SHAPED CARDS!!! Now, we're looking for shapes other than you standard square or rectangle cards. Break out your dies to create a card base in a unique shape OR find something around to trace onto a card OR create a fun decorative edge on your card. ;) Just look at what our design team has created for you!

Sheri
Princess Tilda
Echo Park Paper
Silver Stickles
Diamond Stickles
Making Memories 12 x 12 Paper Trimmer (My favorite paper trimmer)


Jack and Ginger by Mo Manning
Copic Markers
Memento - black tuxedo
XPress It - Copic
Perfect Medium
Aged Gold Embossing Powder

Julie
  Copics 
  Flowers     
 Copic Airbrush System
Spellbinders Mega Curved Rectangle
Spellbinders Large Scalloped Long Rectangle
Ink Blending Tool



Frances
Stamps used: "Julie", "Sarah Shopper" and "Sophia"
from Kraftin Kimmie Stamps
Paper from Beautiful Moments collection
by Carta Bella 
Colored with Copic Markers
Diamond Stickles
Memento - black tuxedo
Spellbinders Nestabilities-circles
Paper flowers




I am super impressed with the shaped cards that the DT created this week!!! Now...it's your turn! Just create your own little masterpiece (card, 3-D project, etc.) using images and products from 7 Kids College Fund and following this fortnight's "Shaped Cards" theme!

Remember, Tab is awarding a $20.00 7 Kids College Fund store voucher! So, be sure to enter this week's challenge...and invite all your your friends to join too!

And...one final reminder...Please make sure you follow the Challenge Rules listed over there in the sidebar to be eligible for the prize and to be considered for the "Top 3" award! We also have a special request from the design team to please turn off word verification (we have a tip on our side bar on how to prevent spam but still let people easily leave a comment without word verification.) Thank you!

Thanks so much for joining us...now, let the crafting commence!! The linky tool will close Aug 14 at noon.

Be sure to link up your project below using the inlinkz below:.