Challenge No. 54 - Earn Your Stripes ~

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Welcome back to Challenge No. 54!
I just loved your fantastic fish creations last week ~
Thanks so much to those who joined!

~ Winner of Challenge No. 53 ~

Grab the Winner's Badge to display proudly (over to the right).
Email me at jeannie.thomas@yahoo.com to let me know which card from last week you'd like as your prize, and I will also need your mailing address.
You have until Friday, 4/29 to claim it.

The Theme this Week is:
~ Earn Your Stripes ~
Costa Nova do Prado is an unbelievable place in Aveiro, Portugal. It's a small fishing village that seems stuck in the past. In a movie. It's a great spot to visit and photograph. And of course to taste some excellent sea foods in one of its many restaurants:
I want to live here...so adorable!

Stripes (1981) - "Chicks dig me, I rarely wear underwear.":

Rules to Join Challenge No. 54 ~
Show me anything handmade and crafty that has stripes on it; either in the image or just on the papers ~ That's it!


Challenge Award The winning creation will have a choice of one of these 3 cards I've posted for this challenge, plus the Bonus package shown at the end of this post.


Stripes No. 1 ~
Stamp Set: Close to My Heart/Life in Pictures-April Stamp of the Month

 Stripes No. 2 ~
Digital Stamp: Kirsty Wiseman (still free)
Sentiment Clear Stamp: Stampin' Up/Beautiful Ride


 Stripes No. 3 ~
  Digital Image: Pink Petticoat / store closed :(

Cute Craft Idea of the Week:
Striped Wood Block Display - perfect for photos, small keepsakes, wedding table numbers or even a monogram!

Bonus:

In addition to choosing one of these 3 cards from this challenge, I am also including this Striped theme prize package :)

     Translation: Life is Beautiful!



Challenge No. 53 - Gone Fishin' ~

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Welcome back to Challenge No. 53!
Your April Showers creations were over the top cute ~
Thanks so much to those who joined!

~ Winner of Challenge No. 52 ~

Grab the Winner's Badge to display proudly (over to the right).
Email me at jeannie.thomas@yahoo.com to let me know which card from last week you'd like as your prize, and I will also need your mailing address.
You have until Friday, 4/22 to claim it.

The Theme this Week is:
~ Gone Fishin' ~
Curiousity by ~arthy-b on deviantART:
Rules to Join Challenge No. 53 ~
Show me anything handmade and crafty that has a Fish on it, or has to do with fishing ~ That's it!  Yes, a mermaid is half fish :)

Challenge Award The winning creation will have a choice of one of these 3 cards I've posted for this challenge, plus the Bonus package shown at the end of this post.
Fish No. 1 ~

 Fish No. 2 ~
Digital Stamp: Pink Petticoat


 Fish No. 3 ~
Digital Stamp: A Day for Daisies/Birthday Mermaid
Tag Stamp Set: Close to My Heart/Framed  

Cute Craft Idea of the Week:
Striped Coastal Fish Decor by Amanda Formaro, Crafts by Amanda:

Bonus:

In addition to choosing one of these 3 cards from this challenge, I am also including this FISH themed prize package :)
Valentine's Day Coffee Mug Fish Hook, You're a Keeper Fisherman Gifts, Mugs, Valentines Gift for Her, Him, Couple's Gift Idea Ideas, Couples:


Challenge No. 52 - April Showers ~

Sunday, April 10, 2016


Welcome back to Challenge No. 52!

Thanks so much to those who joined last week with your awesome Tag creations!

~ Winner of Challenge No. 51 ~


Grab the Winner's Badge to display proudly (over to the right).
Email me at jeannie.thomas@yahoo.com to let me know which card from last week you choose, along with your mailing address. You have until Friday, 4/15 to claim it.

The Theme this Week is:
~ April Showers ~
27 superbes images issues du National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2015 (© Ajar Setiadi):

Rules to Join Challenge No. 52 ~
Show me anything handmade and crafty that has to do with
April showers / Umbrellas / Rain ~ That's it!
April Showers Bring May Flowers :)

Challenge Award The winning creation will have a choice of one of these 3 cards I've posted for this challenge, plus the Bonus package shown at the end of this post.

 April Showers Card No. 1 ~
Digital Stamp: Karleigh Sue/Rainy Days (retired)


 April Showers Card No. 2 ~
Digital Stamp: Deedee's Digis

April Showers Card No. 3 ~
Digital Stamp: Hambo Stamps/Cupcake Rain  

Cute Craft Idea of the Week:
I love a beautiful front door wreath...but if you're looking for something new to add some cheer to your front door, try this simple flower-filled umbrella instead!:

Bonus:

In addition to choosing one of these 3 cards from this challenge, I am also including this April Showers themed prize package :)

Coffee art  #coffee  #art  #latte:



Challenge No. 51 - TAG - You're It! ~

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Welcome back to Challenge No. 51!
I just adored your golden creations ~
Thanks so much to those who joined and helped me celebrate my 50th challenge!

~ Winner of Challenge No. 50 ~


Grab the Winner's Badge to display proudly (over to the right).
Email me at jeannie.thomas@yahoo.com to let me know which card from last week you'd like as your prize, and I will also need your mailing address.
You have until Friday, 4/8 to claim it.

The Theme this Week is:
~ TAG - You're It! ~

How to make your own gorgeous dip dye gift tags! There's a lot of great (grown up) ways to decorate with tie dye.:

Rules to Join Challenge No. 51 ~
Show me anything handmade and crafty that is a tag, or has a tag on it - That's it!

Challenge Award The winning creation will have a choice of one of these 3 cards I've posted for this challenge, plus the Bonus package shown at the end of this post.
 Tag No. 1 ~
Stamp Set: Stampin' Up/Paper Pumpkin 

 Tag No. 2 ~


Tag No. 3 ~
Stamps:  Close to My Heart / Treats of Friendship 

Cute Craft Idea of the Week:

In addition to choosing one of these 3 cards from this challenge, I am also including this Tag themed prize package :)


Sipping cups of tea. Breathing in the aromas. Slowly time goes by -Susan McElroy:



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