Sunday, December 26, 2010

Happy Holidays - Welcome New Design Team

I hope everyone is enjoyed a wonderful Christmas and Holiday season. This is a vacation week for our design team but I wanted to take the time to thank everyone that applied for our 4th term design team. We had a ton of wonderful applicants but only a few open spots.
Please help me welcome our new design team. You'll be blessed with their wonderful talent in 2011.
Group 1
MarshaW. Sanderlin
April Lower
Moira Coward
Colleen Spangler
Georgia Ehrmann

Group 2
Michele Tinsley
Kelly Haberstroh
Tanya Johnson
Tammy Miller
Crystal Dennett
Sandye Curry

We do have a few guest DT spots open. If your interested in being considered for a guest design spot please email me at

Monday, December 20, 2010

Challenge #45~Anything Christmas

Good morning everyone! I hope that you all are staying warm I know it's been cold just about everywhere with lots of snow. We too, here in Germany, are getting LOTS of snow....I'm so tired of looking at it!

This will be out last challenge for the year. We will NOT be having a challenge on the 27th so that all of our girls can focus on their families and friends! 

So....Merry Christmas to all of you and I hope that you get what you asked for from Santa!

Since this is our last challenge of the year/month this is your last chance to submit a project to be entered into the drawing for the fabulous gift from this months sponsor:

Did any of you check out last weeks freebie from them? Wasn't it too darn cute? This past Friday's is really cute too so run over and check it out. Join them in their challenges as well and their images would make for some great last minute gifts ;)

Challenge #45~Anything Christmas
This should be very easy for you all.....this could mean anything from a Christmas card or a handmade gift you made or even if you made your own wrapping paper or gift bags....I'd love to see some  creativity here!!!

Let's see our DT teams work:

What a great all the glitter and that ribbon!!

What a GREAT's a tag card that opens up...cute right?!

Don't you just LOVE this ribbon...I told her it looked like a wrapped gift!

That bear is soooo all that DP!

She did a gift....note pad holder...what a great idea!! This looks like a DVD case or the cases you can use to keep your unmounted stamps in...very creative!

Okay...that duck is the cutest thing EVER!!!

There you have it....Again, Merry Christmas to all of you I hope you all have a wonderfully blessed day surrounded by love!

Friday, December 17, 2010

November Winner!!!

Man.....I am so sorry...I totally forgot to post the winner for November and I'm sure you all have been dying to find out if you were the winner of the fabulous prize from Stamp and Create

So....the winner for November is:


Victoria if you could email Melanie at: she will get your prize in order for you!!!


Don't forget to check back on Monday for a new challenge!!!

Monday, December 13, 2010

Challenge #44~No Pattern Paper

Morning everyone!!! It just hit me this morning....we only have 12 days till Christmas. It feels like it just jumped up this morning and said "surprise...your running out of time" LOL! I hope that you all are enjoying the season and getting to spend time with your family and friends....there better be lots of eating going on ;)

We have NOT forgotten about a winner for Nov. please just bare with us...I needed to double check with something with Melanie...if nothing else I will do a seperate post for the winner this week! 

We are still being sponsored by the fabulous:

OMgosh....I just went over and looked at the freebie for the week (they post a new one every Friday) and it's soooo funny...I love need to go check it out before it's gone!

Okay...okay...I know....I know...less talky more challenge info so here we go with the challenge for the week:

NO Pattern Paper
This one is always hard for me so good luck everyone!

FAB DT work:

Pretty that snowflake

I will have some of that shiny paper...isn't it fabulous? Love how you did the snowflake border too.

who said it was hard for her...doesn't look hard huh...stunning!

FUN fun...we get a double page layout from her this week that stitchign is too cute!

Mmmmm...I love that butterfly stamp. Adorable project!

Monday, December 6, 2010

Challlenge #43~Sketch and color

Welcome to December everyone! We are now full force into the holiday season....let the hustle and bustle begin!

Since this is a new month, we have a new sponsor. Our sponsor this month is:

You really need to go and have a look at their site. They have a freebie Friday and weekly challenges. It's another one of those stores that has something for every taste. So hurry on over and check it out!

It's also a new week so here we have a new challenge:
Challenge #43
Sketch AND Color

And the colors to be used with this sketch:
Purple and Teal

Let's see what the DT has for us today:

Cute, cute...I love those little glittery lipsticks.

Great use of the colors and love that she turned the sketch

Love the embossing

Love those shades of teal and purple and that sentiment!

Love that tree cut-out and ribbon

That Bugaboo image is cute isn't it and love those snowflakes!!

Did anyone else notice a common theme with all our DT cards??? I actually had to go back and re-check the challenge that Melanie presented because I thought I was missing something....4 outof the 6 girls this week used embossing folders!!!