Archive for the 'Challenges' Category

Aug 05 2010

Stamp Simply #151 – One Layer Cards

One Layer Cards – Today’s challenge is brought to us by Barbara Anders and here is what Barbara says: I’m challenging everyone to make a one layer card. That means only the card base–not the base + one other layer–no layers allowed, LOL! Embellish however you want–ribbon, buttons, bling, scoring–anything goes, but no layers. Sounds […]

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Jul 29 2010

Stamp Simply #150 – A Color Challenge

A Color Challenge – As I say time and time again, color is my personal favorite for a challenge! This week’s colors are Green and Yellow, with either White OR Ivory as your neutral, and adding a little Black to make it POP is always a favorite of mine! I think we’ll see some striking […]

17 responses so far

Jul 22 2010

Stamp Simply #149 – Two’s Company

Two’s Company – Deb Neerman provides a second challenge for us this month. Today Deb is suggesting that two’s company … three’s a crowd? That’s true because this week we challenge you to use “2 of Something” on your card or other project. Some fun twosomes include: 2 different patterned papers, 2 different stamped images, […]

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Jul 08 2010

Stamp Simply #147 – Christmas in July

Christmas in July — It’s beginning to look a lot like … Christmas in July! This week, Deb Neerman challenges us to create a Christmas, Kwanzaa, or Hanukkah card. The more festive, the better! Pop in a holiday CD and break out the snow flake dies, the red and green card stock, and the holiday […]

22 responses so far

Jul 01 2010

Stamp Simply #146 – Star Light, Star Bright

Star Light, Star Bright — This week we will focus on incorporating stars into our projects — partriotic stars; A+ Great Job! stars; twinkle, twinkle little stars — ANY kind of stars you like. Use punched or die cut stars, stickers, star paper — you get the idea. Just show us some fabulous stars this […]

26 responses so far

Jun 10 2010

Stamp Simply #143 – Give it a Chance!

Give it a Chance! – Today we are going to dig into our drawers, boxes or bags of those rejected or unfinished pieces — I KNOW we all have those containers. Gosh, I have WAY too many of them. Pull out a piece you started at some other time and for whatever reason you just […]

22 responses so far

Jun 03 2010

Stamp Simply #142 – Sweet Stuff!

Sweet Stuff! – Today’s challenge comes to us from Jenny Gropp. Jenny wants us to create a card or a project featuring something SWEET…. a cake, cupcake or candy! It can be a stamp image, paper or an embellishment — whatever you have in your stash that fits the theme. Can’t wait to see all […]

17 responses so far

May 27 2010

Stamp Simply #141 – Flying High and Proud Color Challenge

Flying High and Proud Color Challenge – This marks the beginning of Memorial Day Weekend in the USA, a time we remember and honor those who have so bravely and proudly served our country. Realizing we have blog readers that span the world, today our challenge is to make a card or any project using […]

25 responses so far

May 20 2010

Stamp Simply #140 – Gone Askew!

Gone Askew – Today’s challenge is something I like to fall back on if I’m in a super hurry to make a card because it’s just so easy — place your focal image askew on your card — no trying to center it or mat it perfectly — just place it askew. I love this […]

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May 13 2010

Stamp Simply #139 – Jenn Buck’s Sketch

Sketch Challenge – Today Jenn Buck created our sketch to follow. Thank you SO much, Jenn! It’s a fun one and I can’t wait to see all the creations it inspires! Sketch challenges are my personal favorite, right after color!!! Youdid a FAB job on this Jenn! And when you play please be sure to […]

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