Thursday, June 2, 2022

Winners for Challenge #275 - Recipe for Subtle Beauty

Thanks to all the test cooks who tried out our Recipe Challenge last week! You combined something that started with B and the beauty of subtle colours, embossed texture and die cuts and it made for some very lovely creations! We had everything form butterflies to ballerinas! We had quite a few of you to choose from for our winners! Where you have the challenge of creating, we have the challenge of choosing from among such talent! Here are the winners of our Recipe Challenge:

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Our Top Pick is: Deborah Wheeler

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Deborah's card reminded us of an impressionist painting with the awesome background paper, the lovely texture at the bottom and the die cut tulip heads. She combined every element of the recipe challenge so creatively and integrated them into the whole project seamlessly! Great job, Deborah!

And we have a tie for Featured Artist this week:

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Our first Featured Artist is: Cindy Major

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Cindy's beautifully coloured ballerina is presented along with some creative recipe elements! The Design Team loved the floral paper with the gingham border, the quietly embossed background design and the torn, crinkled collage paper between them. The surprising shiny thing was the embossed sentiment, which was brilliant! Again a creative use of the elements and a beautiful composition!

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Our second Featured Artist is: Johanna @LHC

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Joanna's sumptuous card is full of rich images that embrace all the elements of the challenge! The lovely blossoms and the blue focal point butterfly are the B items and the die cuts. The embossed background is coloured with a subtle colour as are the blossoms and leaves and the jewels in the centers of the blossoms and along the back of the butterfly provide something shiny! This project is the embodiment of our challenge title: Recipe for Subtle Beauty!


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

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.      


  1. Congratulations to all and thanks for the Honorable mention, Blue Heart stamping Yvon

  2. Thanks so much for picking my card and congratulations to the other winners. Beautiful creations all!