Thursday, February 22, 2018

Winners for Challenge #169 - Way Back to the Future

What a blast from the past we had, reading through all of your blog posts and finding out how you got your starts in papercrafting! And it was so much fun to see all those old stamp sets and tools, as well. What a nostalgia trip! Here are our winners:

Our Top Pick is: Joanne James

Joanne's cross-stitched based card features a vintage stamp set that we think would be right at home in today's stamping catalogues! Her sweet CAS design also features a die cut needle that looks real (fooled us) and an adorable mini-embroidery hoop! We love how the baker's twine matches the stitches in the image!

And our Featured Artist is: Julie Gearinger

Julie's rich design reminded us all of the magic to be created with a heat gun and embossing powder - one of Julie's first papercraft tool purchases! Her skills have really been developed to amazing levels since her start, as her embossing involved masking and restamping. Julie's gorgeous roses are coloured vividly and contrast so well with the moody, smoky stenciled background! Beautiful!

Congratulations to our winners and thanks to everyone who played along! I hope you'll come back and check out our new sketch challenge tomorrow! Our winners can pick up their badges on this page and display them with pride on their blogs or sites.

1 comment:

  1. Wow, congratulations to Joanne on being chosen as the Top Pick!! I absolutely love her sweet card with the cross-stitch image and little embroidery hoop!! Perfectly designed and what a fun combination of the old and new!! Thanks for choosing my card as your Featured Artist- what an honor!! Hugs and I am looking forward to playing along again in the future :-)