30 November 2010

Challenge #96 - A gift card holder

Last week we had 352 entries in our challenge "Christmas is coming"! So I hope you all have
made enough Christmas cards. When I think about Christmas, I also think about presents.
This week I want you to make a
but it doesn't have to be a Christmas gift, it also could be a birthday gift, or whatever...

We are proud to have
as our sponsor this week with with a $ 20 shopping spree!!!

A little bit about the famous Simon Says Stamp store for those who don't know them yet:

In business since 2002, Simon Says Stamp is striving to offer you the best selection of Rubber Stamps, Altered Art, Scrapbooking, Artist Trading Cards, and Paper Crafting Supplies in the world. We stock over 100,000 items in our warehouses so that we can offer you quick service and one stop shopping at a great price! Happy customers are the heart of our business.

We work hard to find and deliver to you the latest in stamping and paper crafting supplies! Attending classes, workshops, and sales meetings around the world, our goal is to keep our product offerings fresh and current. Make us your one stop easy shop - and we'll deliver right to your door!

Here is some inspiration from our design team

and our Guest Designer for this month Heidi Green aka The Crafty Goat Girl


Winner of #95

Wow, we had over 350 entries in our last weeks "Christmas is coming" challenge.
It was so great to see all your cards/creations.
But...there can only be one winner of
 the $10 gift certificate from our sponsor

and the winner is

with this beautiful card
Congratulations Viv !
Please contact Amy at to collect your prize

24 November 2010

Winner from Challenge #94

Thank you to all that joined us last week for our "Beautiful Insides"  challenge.  We had over 70 participants! We enjoyed seeing your stunning projects!   The  random number selected was: 61!
Who is Pattie Goldman!!!

Congratulations Pattie!
Please email Jaime to receive your prize!

Challenge #95 Christmas is coming!

Jingle jingle! I hear Christmas bells ringing already! It seems to have come earlier this year to me and I am going with it and making our theme Christmas this week. Although the United States is gearing up for Thanksgiving in a few days, I am ready to see those Christmas cards/projects.
Our sponsor this week is Blackleaf Studios

Blackleaf Studios is a full service design firm that was born out of a passion of enhancing customer experiences and creating dynamic brand environments.

Our design process helps to create environments that transform customer experiences by engaging multiple intelligences, emotions and memories.

Illustration design at Blackleaf translates the meaning of words in our everyday perceptual experiences such as what we see, hear and feel into visual models.

Our graphic styles simplify pictorial concepts into a language that not only informs the consumer of the product's inherent qualities but also augments the perception and recall value.

Our portfolio comprises of a vibrant variety of projects from children's books, custom product illustrations, character/mascot designs, boutique graphics, wedding cards, social stationary, customised patterns, etc.. Blackeaf Studios also offers a fabulous assortment of graphics, clipart, scrapbooking elements and digital stamps for commercial as well as personal usage.

Blackleaf Studios is generously offering the winner of this week's challenge a $10 gift certificate to their store.
The design team was given the Traditional Christmas Stamps set to work with and created these incredible examples to share with you.

Please place your link in InLinkz below, we are trying this new way of linking this week, so let us know if you have any problems, and what you think. Add the keyword CCCW95 on any online galleries such as SCS. Thanks!

17 November 2010

Winner of Challenge No 93

Well you love buttons that is for sure! We had a fabulous selection of projects last week using buttons but as always there can only be one winner!  This week Random Generator has decided that it is number congratulations to Rachel with this beautiful advent calendar....

Rachel, please contact Jenni ( to claim your fab prize!

Challenge #94- Beautiful Insides

It feels like forever since I have posted a challenge. There have been many wonderful ones in between to say the least. Loved seeing all the buttons last week. It is my 9th wedding Anniversary today, so as I choose the challenge it seemed to fit. We try to look for the beauty inside a person, so lets see the beautiful insides of your cards!

We are proud to have Whiff of Joy back as a sponsor this week. The designers over at Whiff of Joy are amazing and it is alway so hard for me to pick out an image for the prize, so I tend to draw it down to a couple and let them surprise me. . .
So here is the beauty that arrived in my inbox for this week's random winner prize! She is adorable and perfect for the upcoming season!
Now on to the inspiring Design Team's "Inner Beauty"...


Please place your link in InLinkz below, we are trying this new way of linking this week, so let us know if you have any problems, and what you think. Add the keyword CCCW94 on any online galleries such as SCS. Thanks!