Friday, August 10, 2018

#tgifc172 Sketch Challenge

Hello! Happy TGIFriday!!!!!
Welcome back to another week of fun, paper crafting inspiration!!!
This week have a fun new card sketch challenge for you, our design team has had a blast creating some fun samples for you, and we can't wait to have you play along!

Before we check out what our designers created, let's take a moment to to recognize our winnerS from last week's color challenge:
It's a TIE!!!

Aren't they GREAT?
We also have a special treat for you! We have a special guest designer this week - Lauren Alarid! Lauren currently serves on the Stampin' Up! Artisan Design Team and we are so happy to have her joining us this week.

Now, on to our design team's inspiration for you:













Of course, the beauty of a challenge site is that you not only get to see what the Designers have made but you also get to play along!
You can go and check out our Guideline page for complete details, but here are a few things to keep in mind: 

Deadline for entries will be at 10am PST on Thursday 8/16/18

  • Uploaded projects need to be direct linked to your blog, Facebook, or other on line gallery.
  • Please post the TGIF Challenge graphic on your blog and link back to our site
  • Your project MUST be new and inspired by our challenge parameters
  • When sharing your project publicly, please use this weeks hashtag- #TGIFC172
  • Winning project(s) will be posted on next week's challenge on Friday 8/17/18
  • Questions should be left in the comment section
  • Challengers can even post your cards on our FB page too!!  "Like us" while you're there :-)


Friday, August 3, 2018

#tgifc 171 Color Challenge

 Happy TGIF Challenge Day!
Welcome to August and a brand new color challenge!
This week's challenge is a fun twist on the traditional primary colors. 

Before we get to our designer's projects, we want to take a moment to congratulate our winner of last week's challenge:
Pat Tecza



Alright, let's check out our designer's take on this week's colors!

Elizabeth Price


Charlet Mallett


Stesha Bloodhart


Andrea Tracy-Tucker


Jeanna Bohanon

Christy Velasquez


Ashley Van Camp, Design With Ink



Of course, the beauty of a challenge site is that you not only get to see what the Designers have made but you also get to play along!
You can go and check out our Guideline page for complete details, but here are a few things to keep in mind: 

Deadline for entries will be at 10am PST on Thursday 8/9/18

  • Uploaded projects need to be direct linked to your blog, Facebook, or other on line gallery.
  • Please post the TGIF Challenge graphic on your blog and link back to our site
  • Your project MUST be new and inspired by our challenge parameters
  • When sharing your project publicly, please use this weeks hashtag- #TGIFC171
  • Winning project(s) will be posted on next week's challenge on Friday 8/10/18
  • Questions should be left in the comment section
  • Challengers can even post your cards on our FB page too!!  "Like us" while you're there :-)



Friday, July 27, 2018

#tgifc170 Inspiration - Repeat After Me

Hello! Happy TGIFriday!!!!!
Welcome back to another week of fun, paper crafting inspiration!!!
This week we thought we'd give Repetitive Stamping a try.
Now, you can take this challenge one of two ways -
One - Stamp the same image multiple times without re-inking your stamp
Two - Use the same image multiple times for a repetitive look.

Before we continue - let's take a moment to congratulate the winner from last week's challenge:

Now, let's take a peek at what our designers created

Now, let's take a peek at what our designers created

Now, let's take a peek at what our designers created

Now, let's take a peek at what our designers created

(LOL!!!!!! See the humor there?)














Of course, the beauty of a challenge site is that you not only get to see what the Designers have made but you also get to play along!
You can go and check out our Guideline page for complete details, but here are a few things to keep in mind: 

Deadline for entries will be at 10am PST on Thursday 8/2/18

  • Uploaded projects need to be direct linked to your blog, Facebook, or other on line gallery.
  • Please post the TGIF Challenge graphic on your blog and link back to our site
  • Your project MUST be new and inspired by our challenge parameters
  • When sharing your project publicly, please use this weeks hashtag- #TGIFC170
  • Winning project(s) will be posted on next week's challenge on Friday 8/3/18
  • Questions should be left in the comment section
  • Challengers can even post your cards on our FB page too!!  "Like us" while you're there :-)


Friday, July 13, 2018

#tgifc169 Technique Time - In the "Heat" of Summer

Happy TGIF!!!!
So, we know not everyone is dealing with summer - but a lot of us are...
even if you aren't - this week's challenge is sure to heat things up for you!
Break out that heat tool and those embossing powders and let's heat things up.

Before we get to this week's projects created by our designers, let's take a moment to congratulate last week's challenge winner:



Awesome job! 
Check out what our designer's did with their Embossing this week!










Of course, the beauty of a challenge site is that you not only get to see what the Designers have made but you also get to play along!
You can go and check out our Guideline page for complete details, but here are a few things to keep in mind: 

Deadline for entries will be at 10am PST on Thursday 7/26/18

  • Uploaded projects need to be direct linked to your blog, Facebook, or other on line gallery.
  • Please post the TGIF Challenge graphic on your blog and link back to our site
  • Your project MUST be new and inspired by our challenge parameters
  • When sharing your project publicly, please use this weeks hashtag- #TGIFC169
  • Winning project(s) will be posted on next week's challenge on Friday 7/27/18
  • Questions should be left in the comment section
  • Challengers can even post your cards on our FB page too!!  "Like us" while you're there :-)


#tgifc168 Sketch Challenge


Happy TGIFriday!
Are you ready for a great sketch challenge this week?
We sure were. Sketch Challenges are a great way to jump start your creativity, and this one will be no different! Check it out.
How often do you find yourself using multiple circles on your cards? If it's not very often, hopefully this inspires you to try. If you do, hopefully this will be a fun, new sketch idea for you.

Also, check out last week's winning color challenge entry:
WE HAD A TIE!!!!

and

Congratulations ladies!!! Don't forget to grab your "I'm a Winner" button for your blogs!!!


How about checking out what our designer's came up with:





Stesha Bloodhart 









Of course, the beauty of a challenge site is that you not only get to see what the Designers have made but you also get to play along!
You can go and check out our Guideline page for complete details, but here are a few things to keep in mind: 

Deadline for entries will be at 10am PST on Thursday 7/19/18

  • Uploaded projects need to be direct linked to your blog, Facebook, or other on line gallery.
  • Please post the TGIF Challenge graphic on your blog and link back to our site
  • Your project MUST be new and inspired by our challenge parameters
  • When sharing your project publicly, please use this weeks hashtag- #TGIFC168
  • Winning project(s) will be posted on next week's challenge on Friday 7/20/18
  • Questions should be left in the comment section
  • Challengers can even post your cards on our FB page too!!  "Like us" while you're there :-)


Friday, July 6, 2018

#tgifc167 Color Challenge


Happy TGIFriday!!!!
It's a brand new month, which means it's time to play with COLOR!




We love our color challenges here at #tgifc and this one is no different!
Bright, fun, FRUITY colors should make for some JUICY projects!!!

Last week's entries were pretty juicy too - we would love to congratulate last week's winning entry -











Of course, the beauty of a challenge site is that you not only get to see what the Designers have made but you also get to play along!
You can go and check out our Guideline page for complete details, but here are a few things to keep in mind: 

Deadline for entries will be at 10am PST on Thursday 7/12/18

  • Uploaded projects need to be direct linked to your blog, Facebook, or other on line gallery.
  • Please post the TGIF Challenge graphic on your blog and link back to our site
  • Your project MUST be new and inspired by our challenge parameters
  • When sharing your project publicly, please use this weeks hashtag- #TGIFC167
  • Winning project(s) will be posted on next week's challenge on Friday 7/13/18
  • Questions should be left in the comment section
  • Challengers can even post your cards on our FB page too!!  "Like us" while you're there :-)