Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Day 245 - Decor Inspired


HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!!
 
If you will be out with little ones trick-or-treating, have a fun & safe night!
 
Here are the specifics on today's challenge
 
Choose from your home decor an item that inspires you and create a card that is based on that item. Include a picture of that item, if possible.
 
Here's the item that Yvonne chose
 
 
And her card
 
 
Wonderful!!
 
I think the beauty of this challenge is that you're sure to be inspired, because you'll base your card on an item that you've chosen.
 
Link up those cards here and be sure to share the source of your inspiration.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Day 244 - Card Recipe 5, 4, 3, 2, 1

Hey 365ers, I'm recovering from jet lag today, so I am popping on to give you today's challenge and I'll update soon...
 
This isn't your typical card recipe
 
Here are the ingredients


And here is Audrey's card


Love that multi-colored background - a great way to get all those patterned papers in there!
 
So you can get started on this one and I'll get back to you on Spotlight Designers...

Monday, October 29, 2012

Day 243 - A Certain Sentiment

You must include a "Thanks" or "Thank You" on your card, otherwise anything else goes.
 
Here is Eesha's example
 
 
This is stunning!
 
For this challenge, a simple 'thanks' will do :-)

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Day 242 - Super Sketchy Sunday

Welcome to another Sketchy Sunday!
 
Here's your sketch for this week


And the Design Team examples
 
ANNIE

 
ERIN
 
 
JANICE
 
 
JENNY
 
 
ROSE

 
WENDI


Wow, Wow, WOW!!!
 
Such variety, and all so wonderful.
 
And speaking of wonderful things...have a wonderful week!

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Day 241 - It's Not Too Late!

Or maybe it is!

It's time to created a belated birthday greeting to go on your card.
 
Here's DoBea's example
 
 
I think it's never too late for a beautiful card like this one!
 
I hate when I have to send belated birthday greetings, but at least we can inspire one another to create the loveliest ones out there!

Friday, October 26, 2012

Day 240 - Color Scheme

Here I am again, bringing another color scheme created by DoBea. 
 
Here are the colors
 
 
I just love the contrast between the blue and the yellow/orange colors.  Of course, this put a stop to my Halloween-themed cards, and this is what I came up with instead
 
 
I've discovered during the past few weeks of doing color challenges, that I tend to add each color individually, rather than finding them in patterned papers.  Also, I seem to avoid stamping and coloring images, which is a common way to work with the color schemes.  How do color scheme challenges inspire you?  I've sure had fun with them, myself :-)

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Day 239 - Four Folds

This one might be a big challenge, but let's give it a try.
 
Create FOUR FOLDS on your card, any way you'd like
 
Here's Michelle's example

 
That's gorgeous - fabulous patterned paper!!
 
I know there are lots of folding patterns out there, but there's no specific design that you need to use.  Get creative, and link those cards up here...

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Day 238 - Be Mine, Valentine

I am so very sorry for the delayed posts the past couple of days.  My internet has been slooooooowwww, but the problem seems to have been resolved.
 
So without any further delay, here's today's challenge.
 
I'll bet with so many Spooktacular things going on right now (even if you don't do Halloween, I know it's all over blogland), I thought I'd throw out a random Holiday challenge.
 
So let's get inspired by Valentine's Day.  I'm talking love, hearts and romance.  How does that sound?
 
Here's Yvonne's take


I simply adore this - just the kind of Valentine I would love to get in the mail!
 
By the way, if you try to play along every day, you will be happy to know that I will extend the deadline for this week's challenges, so you have until Tuesday night to link up your cards.
 
Thanks for your patience!!

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Day 237 - Imagine This: Spooky

Let's get started with some






And some

Witchy Fingers
Gail S.
Anni
Studio Sara

And the Crimson Cloud prize winner is
 
Witchy Fingers
 
Congrats!
 
Please contact me {HERE} to claim your prize
 
Today's challenge is to Imagine This....Spooky.
 
With Halloween coming in just over a week, I was in the mood for this theme.

Here's Audrey's card


Spooky fun!

You don't need to have a Halloween-themed card, but you must be inspired by the word 'Spooky'.

Monday, October 22, 2012

Day 236 - Tri, Tri Again

I'll bet you figured out that I'm talking about triangles for this challenge!
 
Use TRIANGLES as the dominant shape on your card.  Either use several small ones, or a few large ones. 
 
Eesha got super creative with this one
 
 
Love this - so bright and fun!
 
You have lots of freedom with this one, as long as you stick to the specifics mentioned above.

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Day 235 - Super Sketchy Sunday

Here's your Sunday sketch


And the Design Team cards
 

 



 
card 1
 

 
 
card 2

 

 


These are all so wonderfully different!  You are sure to find inspiration among them if you are having any trouble with the sketch.
 
Have a great week!!

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Day 234 - Letter of the Day

This challenge is to create a card that uses three items, colors, images, etc. that start with the letter of my choosing.
 
And today, that letter is...

 
And here is DoBea's card
 
 
And her 3 B's are...
 
Broom
Burlap
Buttons
 
You can use any 3 B's you want - just mention them on your post before linking your cards up...

Friday, October 19, 2012

Day 233 - Color Scheme

I'm back with my take on another color scheme challenge

 
Here's my card

I really liked this one, and I had just the stuff to put on my card to fit the colors.
 
Join me in the challenge and link those cards up here!

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Day 232 - Setting an Example

This one might sound a little tricky, but it's not.
 
Essentially, you need to use a quotation on your card and then add an item or image that fits the quotation.
 
Here's Michelle's example

 
Terrific example!
 
She's got some note paper in the background that fits.
 
This shouldn't be terribly hard, and I'll bet you've got just the thing for this challenge.
 
So give a try and link your cards up here...

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Day 231 - You Raise Me Up

For this challenge, you need to "lift" at least 3 items off your card to give them dimension.  They can be stacked, as well.
 
Here's is Yvonne's card for today
 
 
Love this!
 
And it definitely fits the challenge.
 
By the way, if you haven't checked yesterday's post, it is gradually being updated with Spotlight Designers and Freckled Fawn prize winners.  So keep checking back, because you might see your name on there...

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Day 230 - Tuesday's Trio

We've got three items for you to include on your card, otherwise any theme goes.  And those three items are
 
An Animal
Something Yellow
and
Floss
 
Here's Audrey's example
 
 
"Wicked"-ly cool!!
 
So we've got some winners for you, and I'm going to do things differently, just for fun.
 
I'll give you the Spotlight Designer and the Freckled Fawn winner from each day, one at a time periodically until the end of the day tomorrow (Wed). 
 
So our Spotlight Designer for Day 221
 
Anni*
 
And the Freckled Fawn winner for Day 221 (by random drawing)
 
Olga**
 
 
Day 222 Spotlight Designer
 
 
Iruha*
 
And the Freckled Fawn winner for Day 222 (by random drawing)

Caroline Tan**

 
Day 223 Spotlight Designer

 
Tip Top*
 
And the Freckled Fawn winner for Day 223 (by random drawing)

Studio Sara**


Day 224 Spotlight Designer


Adrienne*

And the Freckled Fawn winner for Day 224 (by random drawing)

Kiranmayee**

Day 225 Spotlight Designer

 
Amelia*

And the Freckled Fawn winner for Day 225 (by random drawing)

Sharada Dilip**

Day 226 Spotlight Designer

 
Stacie G.*
 
And the Freckled Fawn winner for Day 226 (by random drawing)

 
 
Day 227 Spotlight Designer


Yvonne B.*  
 
 And the Freckled Fawn winner for Day 227 (by random drawing)

Gail S.**

*Spotlight Designers are welcome to grab a badge from the sidebar to add to their blogs.

**Freckled Fawn winners can contact me HERE to claim their prizes. 
 
 

Monday, October 15, 2012

Day 229 - Favorite Things

This one should be fun for everybody, because it challenges you to use your favorite things to create a card, specifically:
 
1) Favorite color
2) Favorite crafting tool
3) Favorite patterned paper
 
As far as a theme is concerned, anything goes.
 
Here's Eesha's example

 
Gorgeous!
 
And here are her favorite things:
 
1) Blue
2) Circle cutter and stamp embossing tool
3) These are all patterned papers that she loves
 
It almost seems certain that you will be happy with the outcome of this challenge when you are using items that you love to create with!

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Day 228 - Super Sketchy Sunday

Here's your Sunday Sketch

 
And the Design Team examples

 

 

 
JANICE

 

 

 



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