Thursday, August 10, 2023

Winners for Challenge #304 - Summertime & the Livin' is Easy

Ahh! Summertime! There's good evidence to suggest that it is the favourite season of many or you, or at least many of you have some wonderful memories and favourite things about it!

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

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Our Top Pick is: Melanie H.

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Melanie has created a beautiful CAS design featuring a perfectly blended background circle, onto which she has added simple die cuts to make a charming scene of camping in the woods. We loved her ink blending, the crisp die cuts and the way they spill out beyond the circle, creating natural depth. Her colour palette is a calm, serene one, with the one exception being the summer sun as a nice pop of colour. A top pick project, Melanie!!

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Our Featured Artist is: Tenia Nelson 

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Tenia filled in our blank with the words, "I love eating cold treats during the summer!" and she followed that up with the image of the most delicious looking ice cream cone ever! There were several things that the Design Team loved about this project, which included the blocks of summery colour behind the cone, the colouring of the image itself, and the sentiment with it's old time labeller tag with the black & white word! A very tasty card indeed for our Featured Artist award!

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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. Thanks for the HM! Melanie's card was adorable! Congrats to all!

  2. Just saw this! WOW!!! Congrats to all of the winners and thanks for the shoutout!

  3. Sorry.....the last post is from Tenia Nelson!