Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Challenge 141 - Week Two

Welcome to Challenge 141
 Week Two
Theme: Let's Get Started on Christmas Projects
plus - of course - a sentiment!
Sep 24 - Oct 6, 2015

Click HERE for the Winner and Top Five for Challenge #140

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This week's Freebie Sentiment 
Since we require a sentiment on your project, Ginny H from our Design Team is providing a sentiment every week for you!  You are welcome to copy and paste any or all of the sentiments for your personal use, or use it as inspiration for your design.  If you use Ginny's sentiment, she would love it if you leave her a comment, either here or on her website As.I.Do.Rodos.
 Thanks you Ginny H!


 Come back next week for another FREEBIE!
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I want to mention again how much we appreciate Lacy Sunshine Stamps and Stitchy Bear Digital Stamps for sponsoring this challenge!  They have provided images for our DT to showcase for your inspiration and they are providing the prizes for this challenge's winner! 

And here are some samples made by our DT!   If you want details on any project, or want to see more of their work - their blog names are linked for your convenience.

Ginny G from RubberMad
using  "Lil Peanut's Christmas Tree" from Lacy Sunshine

Jennifer from  Glitter In My Hair
using "Christmas Lights" from Stitchy Bear

Lisa from Crafty Train
using Really Good from Stitchy Bear

Julie from Julie's Crafty Spot

using "Peace On Earth" from Lacy Sunshine Stamps

Annie  from Just For Fun
using Hot Chocolate by Stitchy Bear

And now it is your turn... but first -
Please check out the
 THREE Key Rules:
  1. As you might guess from our name - we require a SENTIMENT that is appropriate for the theme/challenge.  If you make a card and put the sentiment on the inside instead of the front, you need to include a picture on your blog post that shows us the sentiment.  
  2. Please mention Aud Sentiments and create a link to us.  When you enter your link at Inlinkz, it needs to go directly to your project, not just to your blog's home page.
  3. You may enter up to 5 times, but all entries need to be new & posted after the start of our challenge.  
Other details regarding our challenges can be found by going to the tab titled "Challenge Rules" at the top of the page.

Challenge #141 
Let's Get Started on Christmas Projects 
[and don't forget the sentiment!] 
runs till 10:00 pm CST on Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015
 To enter - go to the first week of our challenge HERE 
& locate the linking tool at the bottom of the post.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Challenge 141 - Let's Get Started on Christmas Projects

Welcome to Challenge 141
Let's Get Started on Christmas Projects
plus - of course - a sentiment!
Sep 24 - Oct 6, 2015

 Quick NOTE: Julie posted the winners last night, 
so if you want to see some talent - [or see if you won!] - 
just scroll down to the WINNERS' POST!

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This week's Freebie Sentiment 
Since we require a sentiment on your project, Ginny H from our Design Team is providing a sentiment every week for you!  You are welcome to copy and paste any or all of the sentiments for your personal use, or use it as inspiration for your design.  If you use Ginny's sentiment, she would love it if you leave her a comment, either here or on her website As.I.Do.Rodos.
 Thanks Ginny H!

There is a new FREEBIE every Thursday!
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Our teammates are using images provided by  Stitchy Bear Digital Stamps 
and
Lacy Sunshine Stamps 
who are pairing up with us to sponsor this challenge!  They are also generously offering prizes for the winners of this challenge!!  If you see an image you like, or if you want to shop around in their catalogs of images, you can click on their names to go directly to their shops.

So, here is what our Aud Sentiment Designers have created to inspire you!  If you want more details on any project, or want to see more of their work - their blog names are linked for your convenience.
To keep you motivated, our 2nd team will provide even more inspiration at the Week Two post next Thursday! 

Ginny H from As I do Rodos 
using  Angel Bell

Elaine from Simpli Crafti


Sandy from Sandy's Creations
using Twinkles Boo

Berni from Chasing the Dream
using Christmas Boo

Billie from Ink on My Fingers

...and now let's see what YOU are working on!
Please check out the
 THREE Key Rules:
  1. As you might guess from our name - we require a SENTIMENT that is appropriate for the theme/challenge.  If you make a card and put the sentiment on the inside instead of the front, you need to include a picture on your blog post that shows us the sentiment.  
  2. Please mention Aud Sentiments and create a link to us.  When you enter your link at Inlinkz, it needs to go directly to your project, not just to your blog's home page.
  3. You may enter up to 5 times, but all entries need to be new & posted after the start of our challenge.  
Other details regarding our challenges can be found by going to the tab titled "Challenge Rules" at the top of the page.

Challenge #141 
Let's Get Started on Christmas Projects 
[and don't forget the sentiment!] 
runs till 10:00 pm CST on Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015


Winner and Top 7 for Challenge 140

Wow! What a great turnout for our Anything Goes challenge.  The entries were all so creative and the DT had fun visiting all your blogs to see your gorgeous projects.

Thank you to our sponsor, Great Impressions Stamps

The winner of the challenge is #166 Vicki
Comments from the DT: 
We loved the fun colors and quirky monsters.  The googly eye shaker element is very creative

 Congrats! 
Please read the following directions and 
complete BOTH steps to claim your prize.
1. Leave a comment on this post so we know you have read it
2. You have two weeks to email me with Winner of challenge 140in the subject line so I can send you details about how to claim your prize.

We had so many entries that we decided to do a top 7!

Top 7 in no particular order 
#147 Monica
Comments from DT: Simply stunning monochromatic design

#124 Rebecca
Comments from DT:  Fabulous color combo and the coloring rocks! Great use of the sentiment

Comments from DT:
 The sentiment is perfect for the image. Love the design elements with the pattern paper and twine

#19 Carrie
Comments from DT: This card is beautiful and the design elements are breathtaking


#22 Pat K
Comments from DT: The zipper is a wonderful and creative design element.  Love the background colors that blend perfect with the bird

# 274 Lyla
Comments from DT: Very creative card.  Love that you used something you enjoy as the focus of your card

#152 Samih
Comments from DT: Love the way you used bright letters to spell out the sentiment. Great job making a card with what you like to do

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Challenge 140 - Week Two

Welcome to Challenge 140
 Week Two
Sept 10 - Sept 22, 2015
Theme: Anything Goes plus A Sentiment

Click HERE for the Winner and Top Five for Challenge #139

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This week's Freebie Sentiment 
Since we require a sentiment on your project, Ginny H from our Design Team is providing a sentiment every week for you!  You are welcome to copy and paste any or all of the sentiments for your personal use, or use it as inspiration for your design.  If you use Ginny's sentiment, she would love it if you leave her a comment, either here or on her website As.I.Do.Rodos.
 Thank you Ginny H!
Freebie by Ginny H.
 Come back next week for another FREEBIE!
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I want to mention again how much we appreciate  Great Impressions Stamps for sponsoring this challenge! They are providing an incredible prize for this challenge's winner -  FIVE stamps from their store!  Wowza - much appreciated!

And now, five more of the Aud Sentiment's very creative Designer have provided their take on the challenge!  If you want more details on any project, or want to see more of their work - their blog names are linked for your convenience.

Elaine from Simpli Crafti
using - "Baxter Flat Out" from A Passion for Stamps

Ginny G from RubberMad
using Tim Holtz'
"Bird Crazy"


Jennifer from  Glitter In My Hair
using Blue Skies from Verve Stamps

Lisa from Crafty Train
using Live Love Laugh Block

Annie  from Just For Fun
using an oldie but goldie by Whimsie Doodles - sadly no longer available

Yea!  It's your turn....
Only THREE Key Rules:
  1. As you might guess from our name - we require a SENTIMENT that is appropriate for the theme/challenge.  If you make a card and put the sentiment on the inside instead of the front, you need to include a picture on your blog post that shows us the sentiment.  
  2. Please mention Aud Sentiments and create a link to us.  When you enter your link at Inlinkz, it needs to go directly to your project, not just to your blog's home page.
  3. You may enter up to 5 times, but all entries need to be new & posted after the start of our challenge.  
Other details regarding our challenges can be found by going to the tab titled "Challenge Rules" at the top of the page.

Challenge 140 - "Anything Goes + a Sentiment"
runs till 10:00pm EST on Tuesday, Sept 22, 2015
 To enter - go to the first week of our challenge HERE 
& locate the linking tool at the bottom of the post.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Challenge 140 - ATG

Welcome to Challenge 140
Anything Goes plus a Sentiment
Sep 10 - Sep 22, 2015

 Quick NOTE: Julie posted the winners last night, 
so if you want to see some talent - [or see if you won!] - 
just scroll down to the WINNERS' POST!

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This week's Freebie Sentiment 
Since we require a sentiment on your project, Ginny H from our Design Team is providing a sentiment every week for you!  You are welcome to copy and paste any or all of the sentiments for your personal use, or use it as inspiration for your design.  If you use Ginny's sentiment, she would love it if you leave her a comment, either here or on her website As.I.Do.Rodos.
 Thanks Ginny H - I really like this one!  ~gg

There is a new FREEBIE every Thursday!
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Great Impressions Stamps is sponsoring this challenge - generously offering a prize of FIVE stamps from their store for the winner of this challenge!!  
Great Impressions carries Red Rubber stamps - we're talking stamps that are carefully trimmed from premium-grade red rubber with an 1/8” foam cushion, and placed on eastern hard rock maple mounts.  There is free shipping for orders over $25!   Click on their name to go directly to their shop and check out what they have goin' on!

So, here is what our Aud Sentiment Designers have created to inspire you this week!    If you want more details on any project, or want to see more of their work - their blog names are linked for your convenience.
To keep you motivated, our 2nd team will provide even more inspiration at the Week Two post next Thursday! 

Billie from Ink on My Fingers

Ginny H from As I do Rodos
using This week's Freebie Sentiment 

Julie from Julie's Crafty Spot
using Baby Fairy Flora from Mo's Digital Pencil


Sandy from Sandy's Creations
using Kaisercraft stamp set Konstrukt Collection


Berni from Chasing the Dream
using Pumpkins - Simply Defined

Ok Challengers!  It is your turn - 
Only THREE Key Rules:
  1. As you might guess from our name - we require a SENTIMENT that is appropriate for the theme/challenge.  If you make a card and put the sentiment on the inside instead of the front, you need to include a picture on your blog post that shows us the sentiment.  
  2. Please mention Aud Sentiments and create a link to us.  When you enter your link at Inlinkz, it needs to go directly to your project, not just to your blog's home page.
  3. You may enter up to 5 times, but all entries need to be new & posted after the start of our challenge.  
Other details regarding our challenges can be found by going to the tab titled "Challenge Rules" at the top of the page.
Challenge #140 - Anything Goes plus a Sentiment
runs till 10:00 pm CST on Tuesday, Sep 22, 2015