Friday, June 11, 2021

Challenge #252 - Apply the Y!

Father's Day is just around the corner, so our next Theme Challenge is timely. The goal is to create a project in honour of the Y chromosome! Make a masculine-themed card for Father's Day or any occasion! And that's all the direction I'm going to give you. The rest I'll let your taste dictate!


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How does our Design Team apply the Y?


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Here are some guidelines for the challenge:

  • Create any card, scrapbooking page, 3D project or packaging project that fits the challenge.
  • Please include the challenge graphic and link back to the challenge in your blog post. Turn off word verification so we can send you lots of feedback. Make sure you link the post not the whole blog to the Linky. Use #AYSI252 when uploading to a public gallery.
  • If you’re unsure about 'the rules’, check the details under the Challenge Guidelines.

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Thursday, June 10, 2021

Winners for Challenge #251 - Recipe for a Happy Birthday

Our gallery was filled with streamers, party hats, ice cream and birthday cakes these past two weeks! And everything else under the sun including a unicorn! Par-tay!!  The elements of our Recipe Challenge were added to your creations in many marvellous ways! Thanks to everyone who entered! But we had to pick some winners and here they are:

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Our Top Pick is: Deborah Wheeler


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Deborah took some fantastic alcohol ink blend background paper and embossed some super fine birthday sentiments on top of it, then used the extra for her large "happy" die cut sentiment! The black banner with white embossed sentiment, the crisp white blow, the black matte and white card base all work together to create a really sophisticated birthday card with a beautiful colour palette! A real Top Pick in the Design Team's book!

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Our Featured Artist is: Jolanda Johnstone


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Jolanda's creation evokes the days of live plants and macramé hangers and macraméd wall medallions. We love the abundance of texture in Jolanda's card, the silver embossed medallion in the background and the beautifully stamped and die cut elements of the focal image. The variety of shades of greens had us counting them up! Jolanda's attention to the little details like shading the edges of the tag so it would show up and using a darker green on the leaves in the background than the foreground all combined to make her our Featured Artist this week.

                                                      
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And we think you may want to check out the following Honorable Mentions on their sites:


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Congratulations to our winners and thanks to everyone who played along! Come and check out our new Theme Challenge tomorrow morning on our blog! Our winners today can pick up their badges on this page and display them with pride on their blogs or sites.     

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

There are Still A Few Hours Left to Play Challenge #251 - Recipe for a Happy Birthday

You still have a few hours left to play our Recipe Challenge #251 at As You See It Challenges! Why don't you give it a try, here?



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The Challenge will close on Wednesday, Jun. 9th, at 11:55 pm Pacific time.

Friday, June 4, 2021

You Still Have Time to Play Challenge #251 - Recipe for a Happy Birthday

  You still have time to play with our Recipe Challenge #251 at As You See It Challenges! Why don't you give it a try, here?



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The Challenge will close on Wednesday, Jun. 9th, at 11:55 pm Pacific time.