Please note that every challenge in this blog can be entered with any form of art work, not just cards. Themes may have to be slighly altered, but as long as they represent the general idea, feel free to enter.

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Mid month reminder

Here's a little mid month inspiration using a beautiful image from Sandra Caldwell.  This image is called 2913 Miss Bee Hippo.   If you use a Sandra Caldwell image you can join in any of our Sandra Caldwell contests this month including:  Sandra Caldwell's favorite, Holley's Favorite, John's Favorite, Best Celebration theme, Best overall card,  Best Coloring, Best Embellishments, and any other categories decided  (hmmm, I am thinking of categories?  fun card shape, best black and white, ….)  How many categories can I come up with?  SO MANY PRIZES GIVEN AWAY THIS MONTH, see some of them HERE.

Else, you are welcome to enter any card using any image you make in  the contest for a random drawing for a digi prize for 1 free image from Sandra

Also I hope you will drop over to Holley's Blog and join in the celebration!  All you need to do is a leave a comment each day on her blog to get some wonderful prizes :)  No cardmaking or anything else required, just a drop by and a HI!



Saturday, February 1, 2020

February 2020 YSBP Contest

Hello and welcome to our February Contest!  This month is a special Celebration Contest as we are celebrating with one of our longtime DT member's, Holley, for her 10th anniversary of successful Brain Surgeries!  She is having a fabulous celebration on Holley's Blog and giving away amazing prizes every day this month in celebration of her health and in thanks to the crafting community who were so supportive of her when she was undergoing Brain Surgery.

Go over to Holley's Blog and join in the fun as she will be mailing out over 100 prizes this month!! Prizes everyday so leave a comment on her blog everyday to win.
As always, you are welcome to enter an anything goes card this month and there will be a random drawing for a prize!  As long as your card is recent (no backlinking).  


However, there will also be special prizes handed out this month, for those who follow the contest and use stamps from our sponsor, Sandra Caldwell of Babycakes DND on Etsy.  Join in the fun using one of her stamps and you will get a goodie from Holley's Blog.

PLUS, in addition to the regular blog winner, picked by random number (this is for an anything goes card, of which all the Sandra Caldwell cards are included)  There are Additional PRIZES this month, they can include: stamp&die cutting sets, dies (for those overseas these are the easiest and least expensive to mail to you), stamp sets there's so many goodies to hand out, see them on links at the very bottom of the Feb 1st posting on Holley's blog HERE.

Some of the Categories in which prizes will be handed out if you use a Sandra Caldwell stamp:  Sandra Caldwell's favorite, Holley's Favorite, John's Favorite, Best Celebration theme, Best overall card,  Best Coloring, Best Embellishments, and any other categories decided  (hmmm, I am thinking of categories?  fun card shape, best black and white, ….) 

so lets see some wonderful samples that the Design team created, these were done with a very special image that was designed JUST FOR THE OCCASION by Sandra Caldwell just for Holley!  The image is called Head's Up Holley, all the DT Members are doing the Celebration theme for the month

Babycakes DND on Etsy

Here's the Design Team's creation using this special stamp given by Sandra Caldwell.

NOTE:  for the contest, you do not need this stamp--ANY Sandra Caldwell stamp is acceptable!
and as always, you are welcome to enter any card and be eligible for the main anything goes drawing of the month.



Now we are ready to see your fabulous creations!  You can share up to three cards per month with us, unless they are with the sponsor's images, then there is no limit.  Please grab our badge to let everyone know you play with us!  If you would like to try out to be a guest designer, please add GDT to your name when entering

Friday, January 31, 2020

Winner January - 2020

We were just delighted to see so many wonderful entries this month.  
So many lovely projects you all created, wow!  
We are excited to share the random winner and our choices for the top three.  

A huge thanks to our great sponsor :SheepSky Designs


e be sure to drop by there awesome store on Etsy.

Here's the Winner Badge of the Month


Winner

# 18 KT F it Kit


Please contact (Claudia) cafeprosaeartes@gmail.com with your email address. Please grab the Winner Badge to share on your blog and thanks so much for joining our challenge this month.  We look forward to seeing more creations from you and all the other participants

Why were there more than the number of entries drawn?  
if you use a sponsors image, you get an extra entry. Your entry bonus number is added to the END of the list. For example if there are 10 entries. You are card #1 who used a sponsor's image. Your drawing numbers are #1 and #11;
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Now for the Top 3 creations as selected by the Design Team Members, in no special order.

Please click their names in order to check out their blogs to get more info on their creations.

TOP 3
 


Here's Your Winner's Badge


We hope you will join us in the next challenge
with our next fabulous Sponsor and a special prize!

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Mid Month Inspirations

Hoping you are having a wonderful Holiday Season.  We'd love to share some mid-month inspiration with you using our sponsor  SheepSki Designs 
As always our contest is anything goes with an extra entry for those using any of our sponsor's images.


Check out our sponsor's amazing stamps at


Let's start with some inspiration from the design team:










Shell B.





Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Happy 2020! Our First Contest of the Year.



Happy 2020!!
Happy New Year everyone!  We are so glad to have you join us for the first challenge of the year.  
We are proud to have our first sponsor, SheepSki Designs! 

And we start 2020 with news!!!

Hi guys, my name is Claudia and from this year I will be coordinating our group of challenges, because our dear Holley decided to rest a little while just being our DT.



I hope to continue doing such a wonderful job as hers ... 
and hopefully, I want to bring you great sponsors and challenges for you guys.

So, let's get started ???

Our sponsor this month is SheepSkiDesigns



Here's some awesome inspiration from 
the Design Team



  and using My Music - image no 113












Now we are ready to see your fabulous creations!  You can share up to three cards per month with us, unless they are with the sponsor's images, then there is no limit.  Please grab our badge to let everyone know you play with us!  If you would like to try out to be a guest designer, please add GDT to your name when entering.
Thank you to Andrea at SheepSki Designs for supplying these delightful digital products to the Design Team and for supporting our challenge blog! 


Tuesday, December 31, 2019

December Winner!

We were just delighted to see so many wonderful entries this month.  So many lovely projects you all created, wow!  We are excited to share the random winner and our choices for the top three.  A huge thanks to our great sponsor for December, MoonFlower Digistamps, be sure to drop by there awesome store on Etsy.



Here's the Winner Badge of the Month





Congratulations! 
Please contact (Holley) htondre@aol.com with your email address. Please grab the Winner Badge to share on your blog and thanks so much for joining our challenge this month.  We look forward to seeing more creations from you and all the other participants

Why were there more than the number of entries drawn?  
if you use a sponsors image, you get an extra entry. Your entry bonus number is added to the END of the list. For example if there are 10 entries. You are card #1 who used a sponsor's image. Your drawing numbers are #1 and #11;
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Now for the Top 3 creations as selected by the Design Team Members, in no special order.
Please click their names in order to check out their blogs to get more info on their creations.

Here's Your Winner's Badge

We hope that you'll join us for the Jauary Challenge 
with our next fabulous Sponsor and a special prize!