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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Challenge #13 ~ Challenge Yourself!

Happy Wednesday! We're back with a new challenge for you. Challenge indeed! Challenge Yourself -
Try a new technique, or something you aren't comfortable with, or something you need practice on, etc

Challenge Yourself!
Smiley from millan.net


Special thanks to everyone who was able to join us for our last challenge! Once again we had some amazing entries. It was a VERY tough choice, but here are our picks for Top 3 this week:

No. 10 - Stephanne

No. 31 - Cordine

No. 58 - Kiki

Awesome cards! Thank you for playing along with our challenge. Please feel free to grab our Top 3 blinkie from the sidebar.


And, the Guest Designer for our next challenge, chosen from the Top 3 is:

CORDINE

Congratulations Cordine! We'll be sending you our Guest Designer button and details on the next challenge very soon.



The winner of Challenge #12, a $20.00 Gift Certificate for your choice of any Belles 'n Whistles stamps is:

No. 72 - Dee


Congrats Dee! Please be sure to contact us with your email address.


Our prize this week is a $20.00 Gift Certificate for your choice of any of the new Magnolia You Are So Special 2011 rubber stamps now available for preorder at 7 Kids College Fund!





Our Guest Designer for this week is Anne of Annes lille hobbykrok ... here's her totally GORGEOUS Tri-Shutter card for our challenge this week:




Thank you so much Anne for sharing your work of art with us!

Here are this week's CHALLENGE YOURSELF sample cards for your inspiration from the 7 Kids College Fund Design Team. If you like what you see, click on the card to be taken to the store to purchase the stamp used!


Janette Olen
Challenge: Shabby Chic and Watercoloring with Distress Inks


Jessica Fick
Challenge: Playing with Plastic Stencils



Julie Glasgow
Challenge: Never Ending Card










Lisa Cook
Challenge: Drunken Scotch Technique




Lisa Summerhays
Challenge: (to be added)




Marlena Peduzzi
Challenge: Ranger Alcohol Ink



Mary Giemza
Challenge: Tent Card




Suzanne Dean
Challenge: Used Grand Nesti & Calibur, T Copics for shadows


Tori Hemingway
Challenge: Grunge Style




Wendy Ramlakhan
Challenge: Acetate Card


Please be sure to sure to upload your creation for this week's challenge to your blog or public photo gallery, and then leave a link that goes directly to your project in the Inlinkz form at the bottom of this post by noon on Tuesday, February 1st. Please don't forget, you must always use a stamp carried by 7 Kids College Fund to be eligible for the prize.




Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Challenge #12 ~ Hot or Cold ... Choose Your Extreme!

Thank you all for joining us for our first challenge of 2011, and our first challenge with the new 7 Kids College Fund Design Team. We excited to begin the new year with a fun challenge, which just may have you singing a popular song!

Hot or Cold ... Choose Your Extreme!

Smiley from millan.net Smiley from millan.net


Thank you all for joining us for our last challenge. We were blown away by the number of entries. It's pretty apparent that 7 Kids College Fund customers are quite a talented group!

Here are our picks for Top 3 this week:

No. 3 - Kylie

No. 66 - Anne

No. 100 - Pat

Awesome cards! Thank you for playing along with our challenge. Please feel free to grab our Top 3 blinkie from the sidebar.


And, the Guest Designer for our next challenge, chosen from the Top 3 is:

ANNE

Congratulations Anne! We'll be sending you our Guest Designer button and details on the next challenge very soon.



The winner of Challenge #11, a $20.00 Gift Certificate for your choice of Bildmalarna stamps is:

No. 91 - Rose Z.


Congrats Rose! Please be sure to contact us with your email address.


Our prize this week is a $20.00 Gift Certificate for your choice of any of the new Belles 'n Whistles rubber stamps . . . now available for preorder at 7 Kids College Fund!




Here are this week's HOT or COLD sample cards for your inspiration from the new 7 Kids College Fund Design Team. Please extend a warm welcome our newest members.
If you like what you see, click on the card to be taken to the store to purchase the stamp used!






























Please be sure to sure to upload your creation for this week's challenge to your blog or public photo gallery, and then leave a link that goes directly to your project in the Inlinkz form at the bottom of this post by noon on Tuesday, January 18th. Please don't forget, you must always use a stamp carried by 7 Kids College Fund to be eligible for the prize.