Thursday, May 18, 2023

Winners for Challenge #298 - New Stuff

This must be the crafter's Christmas Season! Everyone has new stuff that they want to share! Or maybe crafters as a group always have new stuff that they want to share. That's probably closer to the truth. Anyway, this past Fill In The Blank Challenge really struck a chord! We all just love to get and try out and share our new products! Anyway, thank you for your entries! We loved seeing all your great stuff! 

Now, I want to introduce you to our winners! Here they are: 

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Our Top Pick is: Kristin Sluhan

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Kristin created this beautiful mosaic piece using a new Starlight Die set. She die cut the die 6 times, including black and black glitter and white, which you can't see. She collected all the tiny pieces, and with the help of spray adhesive, she worked them all back into the framework of the die outline. The painstaking result is stunning, and the white embossed sentiment on black finishes it off to perfection! 

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Our Featured Artist is: Kelly Schirmer

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First of all, look at those yummy colours that Kelly has used! They are so perfect for a birthday cake! The long, slender candles are so distinctive from her new Hip Hip Hooray collection, and, in addition, if you look carefully in the background you'll see sparklers embossed, again from her new products. The Design Team loved the way she added her sentiment on the thin letters to mimic the candles and the way she put the Hooray on vellum so it didn't hide them. This is such an artistically designed card, Kelly! Congratulations!

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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 Recipe 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. Oh thank you so much! I just loved everyone's entries...and ohhh no! They just made me want to buy more new stuff! :)

  2. WOW!!! Thank you so much ladies! I am so honored...there were so many fantastic and creative entries... stiff competition!