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 :-)


Friday, June 29, 2018

#tgifc166 Product Spotlight - All that Glitters


Happy TGIFriday!!!
What better way to kick off the weekend than with GLITTER!!!! Glitter always makes things more fun and fancy, and we kind of love that around here! So much, we knew it would make a GREAT challenge!


Speaking of SHINE! Y'all really did shine last week! We would like to congratulate last week's winner:
Linda Van Wely-Zwolle



We are also excited to have a guest designer this week - Nicole Wilson from Australia!
Nicole won our 3rd Birthday Color Challenge and the opportunity to be a guest designer for a week of her choosing! She chose to join us this week! 
So glad she did, check out her gorgeous card!












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 7/5/18

  • 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- #TGIFC166
  • Winning project(s) will be posted on next week's challenge on Friday 7/6/18
  • 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, June 22, 2018

#tgifc165 Some Summer Inspiration


Happy TGIFriday!!!! 
Here in the states were are kicking off Summer! Few things say Summer like these beautiful, bright colors and Lemonade stands. Let yourself be transported into this gorgeous inspiration photo, and see where it takes you. Create your project and share with us!!!

Speaking of sharing - we are so grateful for all of our players. We had some great entries last week, so much so that it was so hard to choose a winner - it was like a 4 way tie!!!
So we would like to give a shout out to:
Sara Nell - for truly taking this challenge to heart! Her doodles are so fun!
Linda Van Wely-Zwolle - LOVE her sweet card design, and her doodled lines inspired by Cathy
Mary Detherage - she added the sweetest doodles to her stamped images
Lauren Meiklejohn - Her classic doodled frame added just the right touch!




Now, let's take a peek at how this inspired our designers!













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 6/28/18

  • 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- #TGIFC165
  • Winning project(s) will be posted on next week's challenge on Friday 6/29/18
  • 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, June 15, 2018

#tgifc164 Technique Time - Doodle Bug

Happy Friday!!! Welcome back to our weekly challenge! Hope you had a great week. 
This week is a seriously fun technique challenge! Do you DOODLE on your cards?
If not, this is the week to dust off those markers and get to it!!!

Let’s give a big Woo Hoo to last weeks winner...


Now check out these Uh-Mazing creations our team created 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 6/21/18

  • 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- #TGIFC164
  • Winning project(s) will be posted on next week's challenge on Friday 6/22/18
  • 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, June 8, 2018

#tgifc163 Sketch Time

 Happy Friday! TGIF! We hope that you had a great week! Were you able to find time to create? We sure hope so. If not, we have a great sketch challenge for you this week!

Before we get to our Designer's cards for this sketch, we want to congratulate 
for her winning card from last week's challenge!!!!










Stesha Bloodhart | Stampin' Hoot!



#cardbomb, #stampinup, #cards, #watercolor, #seaoftextures, #octopus, #stamps, #ink, #paper, #stamping, #art, #ocean,







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 6/14/18

  • 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- #TGIFC163
  • Winning project(s) will be posted on next week's challenge on Friday 6/15/18
  • 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 :-)


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