Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Challenge 143 - Week Two

Challenge 143 - Week Two

Birthday Sentiment
Oct 22 - Nov 3, 2015

Click HERE for the Winner and Top Five for Challenge #142

@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
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 as always for your time and effort!


 Come back next week for another FREEBIE!
@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@


I want to mention again how much we appreciate 

and 
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!

Here are more of the Aud Sentiments'  Designers 
to provide 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.

First, using  Sassy Studio Designs...



Jennifer from  Glitter In My Hair
using Rainbow Brite

Lisa from Crafty Train
using Martini Pin Up Sassy

Annie  from Just For Fun
using Martin Pin Up Sassy

Elaine from Simpli Crafti
Ginny G from RubberMad
using Stitchy Bear's "One Wish"

Julie T from Julie's Crafty Spot

Julie T from Julie's Crafty Spot
using A Cup Full


and now it is YOUR TURN - you know you need Birthday cards!  
Just be sure to pay attention to the
 THREE Key Rules:
  1. As you might guess from our name - we require  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 128 - "Birthday Sentiment"
runs till 10:00pm EST on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015
 To enter - go to the first week of our challenge HERE 
& locate the linking tool at the bottom of the post.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

143 - Birthday Sentiment

Welcome to Challenge 143
Birthday Sentiment
Oct 22 - Nov 3, 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!

@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
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!

There is a new FREEBIE every Thursday!
@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
Our teammates are using images provided by 
and 
These two companies are pairing up with us to sponsor this challenge and therefore there will be two prizes!   If you see an image you like, or if you want to shop around in their catalog of images, you can click on their name to go directly to their shop. 



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! 
Sandy from Sandy's Creations
using  Fashion Gal Lotti from Stitchy Bear Stamps

Berni from Chasing the Dream
using Birthday Girl from Sassy Studio Designs

Billie from Ink on My Fingers
using Birthday boy from Stitchy Bear

Ginny H from As I do Rodos 
using  Rainbow Bright from Sassy Studio Designs

Julie from Julie's Crafty Spot
using Baked With Love from Stitchy Bear Stamps

So, it's an easy challenge - AND...
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 #143 - Birthday Sentiments
runs till 10:00 pm CST on Tuesday, Oct 22 - Nov 3, 2015

#142 Winner and Top 5

Thank you to all of our participants in this challenge.
Each of the projects were so creative and the DT had a difficult time choosing a winner.

Thank you also so our amazing sponsor,  The Doodle Pantry



The winner of the challenge is...

# 45 Bethi J
Comments from the DT: We love how she altered a jar into a gorgeous pumpkin. It's wonderful to see projects besides cards that are able to incorporate a sentiment.


Congrats! Please read the following directions.  
You have 2 weeks to complete Both steps to claim your prize
1. Leave a comment on this post so we know you have read it.
2. You have 2 weeks to email me with winner of Challenge # in the subject line 
so I can send you information on how to claim your prize.

Top 5 (in no particular order)

# 58 Nick
Comments from DT: The box is beautifully decorated with everything popping out. Great use of color too


# 28 Anet
Comments from DT: Fabulous shape and design. The witches feet make a great base for this project

Comments from DT:  Beautifully colors. Love the black lace and bow with charm

Comments from DT: Such a fabulous tag.  Love the different textures, colors and sparkle
Comments from DT: Love the card design. Beautifully colored and the embellishments create the perfect spooky scene


Don't forget to check back tomorrow for our next challenge.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Challenge 142 - Week Two

Welcome to Challenge 142
 Week Two
Oct 8 - Oct 20
Theme: Halloween Sentiment

Click HERE for the Winner and Top Five for Challenge #141

@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
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!
 
Come back next week for another FREEBIE!
@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@

I want to mention again how much we appreciate The Doodle Pantry for sponsoring this challenge!  
Doodle Pantry takes pride in creating a diverse selection of doodling styles, like realistic or whimsical, and all of which are family and kid friendly illustrations.  We hope you enjoy our wide variety of styles for every family occasion!
Our badge is available on request if you don’t already have it, let me know.
They have provided images for our DT to showcase for your inspiration and they are providing the prize for this challenge's winner.
PRIZE: a $10 gift coupon for non-EU residents, or 3 single priced products for EU residents (not labeled as a “bundle”).

Here are more of the Aud Sentiments' very creative Designers 
with 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.

Designers using Doodle Pantry images:

Elaine from Simpli Crafti
using - Spooky Worms from Doodle Pantry

Jennifer from  Glitter In My Hair
using Spooky Worms (pre-coloured version)

Lisa from Crafty Train
using Spooky Wreath from Doodle Pantry

Designers using other images
plus a Halloween Sentiment:

Annie  from Just For Fun
using digi kit by Daisy Trail


Ginny G from RubberMad
using Bird Crazy from Tim Holtz

Your turn!  There are...
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 142 - "Halloween Sentiment"
runs till 10:00pm EST on Tuesday, Oct 20
 To enter - go to the first week of our challenge HERE 
& locate the linking tool at the bottom of the post.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

142 - Halloween Sentiment

Welcome to Challenge 142
Halloween Sentiment
Oct 8 - Oct 20, 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!

@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@
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!
@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@

Some of our teammates are using images provided by our sponsor, 
Doodle Pantry takes pride in creating a diverse selection of doodling styles, like realistic or whimsical, and all of which are family and kid friendly illustrations.  We hope you enjoy our wide variety of styles for every family occasion!
Our badge is available on request if you don’t already have it, let me know. 
They are also generously offering a prize for the winner of this challenge of a $10 gift coupon for non-EU residents, or 3 single priced products for EU residents (not labeled as a “bundle”).
If you see an image you like or if you want to shop around in their catalog of images, you can click on their name to go directly to their shop.

So, here is what our Aud Sentiment Designers have created to inspire you!  (Some of our teammates are using images provided by our sponsor.)  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! 

Julie from Julie's Crafty Spot
using Pumpkin Combo from Doodle Pantry


Sandy from Sandy's Creations
using Spooky Worms (pre-coloured version) from Doodle Pantry

Berni from Chasing the Dream
using Pumpkin Peeps from Doodle Pantry

Billie from Ink on My Fingers
using candy corn ants from Doodle Pantry


Ginny H from As I do Rodos 
using Owl  from Doodle Pantry

So, it's an easy challenge - AND...
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 #142 - Halloween Sentiment
runs till 10:00 pm CST on Tuesday, October 20, 2015

*************Attention Please!***********
I made a change in the Inlinks program and it LOST two entries... if yours was #1 or #2 - please feel free to enter your projects once again!


Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Winner and Top 5 for #141

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas...
At least it was on the Challenge blog.  We had a merry time oohing and aahing over all of your gorgeous Christmas cards.
A big thank you to our sponsors, Stitchy Bear Stamps and Lacy Sunshine Stamps
  

The winner of the prize from Lacy Sunshine Stamps is

#95 Mayumi
Comments from Dt: The Circle easel card is gorgeous and the image is so cute

The Winner of the prize from Stitchy Bear Digital Stamps is
#35 Niki1
Comments from DT: The use of the embossed background is stunning. Such a cute snowman
 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 #141 the subject line so I can send you details about how to claim your prize.

Top 5 in no particular order
Comments from DT: Amazing coloring and the layout and use of embellishments are beautiful

Comments from DT: Beautiful 3D creation with lots of great details

Comments from DT: Love the simplicity of the design and the humor. 

Comments from DT: Great combination of colors, design papers and embellishments. We love the way she added the sentiment

Comments from DT: Love the pattern papers and the sentiment