Monday, January 31, 2011

~~~Challenge #50~~~Sketch....and MUCH more!!

GOOD MORNING!!! Today is the very last day of January. I don't know about you all can't believe the month is over already. I can't say it makes me unhappy though, I'm so ready for this cold to be gone so I am dying for springness (I made that word up I

We have a lot going on today so stay with me okay!! 

Our sponsor for the last week is the wonderful/fabulous:

This is our 50th challenge as you can see sooooo Melanie has come up with something a little extra special to help celebrate.....she's going to be giving one lucky person a little you want to see what it is????
AND.....5 card kits!!!
Sooooo.....I hope that you all will join us this week for our challenge and have a chance at being the winner of this prize. Just an FYI....this prize is going to be won by someone from this week's challenge ONLY!

So that brings me to the challenge:

From our fabulous Colleen

What a great sketch huh!! Just wait till you see what our DT did with it!!!

We have a little something else for all of you this week....a guest designer. Please be sure to give a big shout out to:

Rae Anne
Please be sure you go by and leave her a little extra love! She made a wonderful project to go with this weeks sketch

Love that ribbon and the die cut snowflakes!
Thank you so much Rae Anne for joining us this week!

Now for the rest of the DT:

I just love the color combo and the dots!
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Love the embossing for the background and really like seeing some bright colors...I'm so done with winter!
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I mean really.....what do I say to this? How bout you all help me out and leave her some love....she truely has become my inspiration!
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Our scrapbook guru has done it again! She actually sent us an email saying the first thing she thought of when she saw the sketch was Mickey's ears!!!
She pretty much just flipped the sketch upside down to work in her favor and it worked great!!!

Welp....that's it for me this week, I hope you all enjoy your week and join us for this weeks challenge! We will see you next week with a new wonderful sponsor!!!

Monday, January 24, 2011

Challenge #49 AND Dec. Winner

It's Monday....I hope everyone had a nice weekend. Is everyone ready for today? We have a fab challenge for all of you AND the winner for the month of Dec.

Winner for Dec. who will get a prize from last months sponsor


Tara please contact Melanie at to claim your prize!!!

Our sponsor for the month of January is:

I've already said PLENTY about the wonderful TSB so make sure you go over and check out all her wonderful images!

Challenge #49
Distressing a part of your project AND a circle...the circle can be a punch, buttons, brads, something cut into a circle....whatever you want just as long as we can see a circle!

Let's take a look at what our DT team has come up with!

Welcome another new DT member:
I just love that embossing with the distressing over it!!!

Another great embossing with distressing over it...too cute! LOVE that butterfly
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You just have to love Kelly's humor!! Isn't this just adorable? I know you can't help but laugh a little!!!
Her distressing is that crumpled cardstock!

I just love having a scrapbooker on each just goes to show that you don't always have to do a can do anything you want...especially scrapbook pages!
This is a great layout!

Adorable layout for this card. Love  that puffy paint on the cupcake and her distressing is around the edges of her paper!

Last but certainly not least:
Another great the gel pen markings and the wonderful ovals!
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Well....did you find yourself inspired? I hope so!!! Have a great week and please join us for this weeks challenge!

Monday, January 17, 2011

Challenge #48~Color and Embellishment

Good morning everyone! I hope you all had a nice weekend. Mine was pretty uneventful.
Welcome back this week for another great challenge. I hope you all are ready!
Our sponsor this week and the rest of the month is:
I hope that you all go over and take a look at the fabulous images that Tracey has to offer. I think I have talked her up enough by now that you all should have gone over and found something that you liked! Did you know that they have started their monthly contest up again? Well...they have so if you use a TSB image in any of your projects, link it up to the monthly contest for a chance to win some images from her....if you do 8 projects in a month using a TSB them all...that gives you 8 chances to win!!! Awesome right?! So click HERE and enter those projects!
One last thing then on to the challenge:
The Latte Lounge (TSB) is having a digi day here are the details:
When - This Saturday January 22nd. 8-10PM EST

Where - The Latte Lounge January Digi Day Group
What - fun, challenges, games, trivia and PRIZES!!!

Alrighty then....
Challenge #48~Color and Embellishments
Your Colors are: Blue and Silver
Accents/Embellishments are: Pearls or Rhinestones

I can't wait to see what you all come up with...until's what the DT came up with for you:

Love the swirls on that DP....that snowman is rockin huh?!
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I just love the embossing on the silver paper and all those pearl acccents...lovely!
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What a great winter card....this image is blank on the sign and she found the perfect stamp to fit right in that sign!!!! I'm loving all these pearls.
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What to say.....WOW....this is a stunning SB page! Wouldn't you all agree. I love the photo in black and white but with that little touch of blue on the motorcycle...this page is stunning...LOVE IT!

Did you find something that inspired you for this weeks challenge???? I hope so can't wait to see all your lovely creations!

Monday, January 10, 2011

Challenge #47~Sketch

Morning everyone!!! Happy 2011....has everyone been doing good writing 2011 instead of 2010??? I'm normally pretty good at remembering but man...I remember when I worked for Wal-Mart when people would give me checks beginning the new year...ugh...I had to double check everyones because 90% of people wrote it wrong!
How did you all do with last weeks challenge? That sketch was pretty great huh!! We have another one today from the fabulous Colleen so let's get on with it!

We are still being sponsored by:
Tracey has just put together some new Valentines images so be sure to stop by the store and check them out. She has also started up the monthly contest again. All's you have to do is make a project using a TSB image and link it to the monthly contest HERE. The more projects you do the more chances you have to win...that includes our DT girls make sure you link your projects to the contest to get a chance to win.
Also...TSB has a FB page HERE and there will be a new freebie coming up soon so if you don't have any images to work with yet...become a follower on the page and you'll be getting an image soon!

Okay okay....on to the challenge!!!

Challenge #47 SKETCH By:
Colleen!!! is another new DT member...welcome.....

What a great first week card!! Love all thos pretty pinks!
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With a stunning scrapbook page. I really like that DP!

Sooooo adorable...those colors and pretty roses...too cute!
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I liked the way she turned the sketch and added that cute ribbon and flower!
I wish my body looked like that...LOL!

There you have it ladies!! Challenge and inspiration from the DT team!
Have a great week and we look forward to seeing you all next week. We will also be announcing the winner for Dec. then too!!

Monday, January 3, 2011

Challenge #46~Sketch


I hope that all of you enjoyed your holidays and are ready to get back to some crafting!!!
Since it's not only a new year but a new month and a new week....we have a new challenge and a new sponsor for the month!!!
Check out our sponsor for the month:
I will be upfront and honest right now....I am a bit partial to TSB because I am part of the staff over there but even before that I had tried 3 times to make their DT....and was so excited when I finally made it!!! I fell in love with Tracey's images the first time I saw them and I know if you take a look at her will too! AND....if you really like what she has....she is also working for Unity and has 3 images in the January KOTM!!! So check them out too!

Okay....on to our challenge for the week:

Challenge #46~Sketch
by our very own Colleen!!

Great sketch right???!!!! Let's see what you can do with it!

Here is what the DT came up with....AND....this week starts our new DT and of course we have back some wonderful crafters from our past DT but here is our new girl on DT #1

Everyone welcome Georgia to our team!! I see wonderful things coming from here...I mean just look at her first card!!! Stunning!
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What a stunning card! I honstly can't get over the colors, the coloring, just wonderful....Colleen....I think you need to just put that card in the mail to me ;)
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Our resident scrapbooker...lovely as ALWAYS!!

Honestly...I just can't find enough words in the dictionary to describe Marsha's work. Everything is always just so lovely and wonderful! Love that snowflake DP!

That's it for this week. I know it doesn't seem like much DT work but unfortunetly I am part of this group and I am without my stamp stuff still....actually....still in Germany and believe me....there is nothing I wouldn't love more then to be able to contribute....I know you all know what I mean when I say I am truely missing my stamp room!!! :(
April <3