Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Challenge #89 Top 3

Happy Halloween, everyone!!!
Hope your little ghosts and goblins have a fun evening with lots of treats - not tricks!

Now for the top 3.  Here they are:
Aren't they stunning?  I am sure anyone would be thrilled to receive such beautiful cards and would cherish them always.  Congratulations, ladies!
Thanks so much to everyone who plays each week and thanks also for the beautiful creations you make.
See you next week.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Challenge #90

Happy Tuesday and happy stamping to all.
Today's challenge features another great sketch from Jenn. She is so talented at these and I appreciate that she does them for us.  Here is the sketch:
 And here are the samples from our design team:

Okay,  it is time for you to grab your supplies and whip up a project.  I am sure that our samples have inspired you.  And I KNOW you will have fun creating from this week's sketch.
Happy crafting!

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

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Challenge # 88 Top 3

Good morning!  Hope you are all enjoying your week....And getting time to craft.
It is time for our top 3 from last week.  The cards were once again really awesome and the decision was difficult but here they are:
I am sure you will agree that these three were worthy choices.  Congratulations!!!!!
Ladies, please feel free to post our badge on your blogs to let the world know of your accomplishment.

Now, I had a crafter email me that she had forgotten to link to our challenge.  I looked at Mary Bellis' card and it is the cutest Halloween birthday card I have seen so I decided to feature it here:
Isn't it the sweetest thing?  Thanks for your email, Mary.  

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Challenge #89

Hi and happy Tuesday!

I hope you are ready for another great sketch... here it is:
I am sure you will be inspired to create something awesome.  And to help you out, here are the samples from our team:


Ok crafters,  now it is up to you.  I hope you have been inspired by our designers and our sketch to get your supplies out and create your own beautiful projects.  Remember, stamping is not required and any creativity is welcomed.  Thanks for stopping by!

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Challenge #87 Top 3

So many awesome cards this week!  Thanks to you all for the response. I have to say that it was very difficult to choose a top three from all the gorgeous cards.  Here are the choices:
Great cards!

But wait, I would like to showcase one more entry. I want to show you an alternate way to use our sketch.   
Monica sent us this great layout for a scrapbook page inspired by our sketch.  Thanks, Monica, for this great idea!

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Challenge #88

Good morning!
If you are like me, you love sketches.  They are a great way to trigger your creativity and a perfect jumping off point when making a card.  We have another good one from Jenn this week:

  And here are the inspirations from the team:

Now, with these inspirations and a great sketch, it is time to see what you can come up with.  Happy creating!

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Challenge #86 Top 3

Good day!
Just a quick post to bring you the top three for last week.  Here they are:
All three cards are beautiful and I love the creative takes on our sketch!  Please feel free to grab our badge for your blogs to tell everyone you made our top three. Congratulations, ladies, and thanks to all of the great card makers who entered.  Hope to see you again this week.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Challenge #87

Good morning!  I hope that you had a great weekend.  To my fellow Canadians -Thanksgiving wishes and to those in the US - hope Columbus Day was good.
Our sketch this week is another from Jenn (she seems to have inherited the job):
And here are the samples from our team:

Now it is your turn.  I am sure that our designers have inspired you to create something awesome.
Happy stamping, all!

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Random Prize Drawing

As promised, one lucky entrant from last week will receive a free pass to the next session of Stampin' Fun And Friends - Cards, Cards and More Cards.  The session begins on November 1st, just in time to get your Christmas cards started.
The random winner is :#5  JOYCE. Congratulations.  Please email me at and I will explain your prize.
If anyone is interested in registering for the session, you can use the link in the sidebar.

Challenge #85 Top 3

It is Wednesday and that means it is time for our top 3 announcement.  Here they are:
Three gorgeous cards, all with completely different takes on our sketch!  Thanks to you three and to everyone who participated this week.  Your cards are all amazing!

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Challenge # 86

Hi again!  This week's challenge features another great sketch from Jenn.  Here it is:
Again, tons of possibilities. 

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We have a guest designer for you today.  Please welcome BEV GOMEZ to our site.  She is a talented card maker and enters our challenges on a regular basis.  
Here is her example for the challenge:
Isn't it stunning?  Please visit her blog and leave her some love.
And here are the inspirations from the Stampin' Friends team:

OK, now it is up to you.  Please post your entries below.  (Remember to check back tomorrow to see who our  random winner from last week is)