Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Challenge #55 - Top Three Winners

Hello!  Thank you to everyone who participated in last week's sketch challenge.  Please join me in giving a round of applause to our lucky top three winners:



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Super job, ladies!  You may collect your winner's badge below:



We hope all of you have a joyous holiday season, and we wish you a very happy new year!  Thank you so much for taking the time to play along in our challenges throughout 2013!  We always enjoy seeing what our challenge participants create.  We look forward to having you join us again for our next challenge on January 9, 2014.


Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Challenge #54 - Top Three Winners

Hello!  Some very festive cards were shared for our color challenge of Gumball Green, Crushed Curry, and Real Red.  Thank you to everyone who participated!  The Design Team has selected the following for our Top Three this week:

 Joy - Photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's Gems


 


 


Congratulations, ladies!  We hope you'll be proud to share our winner's badge on your blog:


If you haven't played along with us yet this week, there is still time to join in our sketch challenge!  You have until 6:00 p.m. GMT/1:00 p.m. EST tomorrow (Wednesday, December 18) to link your card to the challenge post.  We'd love to have you join us!





Thursday, December 12, 2013

Challenge #55 - Sketch

This is our last challenge for the year. We hope you enjoy your holidays and we look forward to seeing you again on January 9th for a new challenge! Until then, we have a sketch challenge:

Deadline: Wednesday, December 18, 18.00 GMT

Here is some inspiration from the design team to get your creative juices flowing:















Now it's your turn! You have until 18:00 GMT Wednesday, December 18 to share your artwork with us. We'd love to see what you create!

Please remember our challenge rules:
  • You must create a Clean and Simple styled card - sorry, but no scrapbook pages, tags, 3D projects, etc.
  • You must use stamping on your card.
  • Submit your entry using the linky tool provided below.
  • Do not link up your whole blog, only the specific post that includes your submission.
  • Please include a link to this challenge blog in your post.
  • Your card should be new - do not link to a card that is older than this post.
  • You are free to upload to any other challenges.
  • You may enter this challenge as many times as you'd like - as long as each entry is new.
  • To help us comment on your creation, please turn off word verification.

Deadline: Wednesday, December 18, 18.00 GMT

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Challenge #53 - Top Three Winners

Some very nice cards were submitted for our sketch challenge last week!  The Design Team has chosen the following as our Top Three favorites:








Nicely done, ladies!  Here is your winner's badge:



There is still time to play along in this week's color challenge!  We hope you'll join in if you haven't already!  You have until 6:00 p.m. GMT/1:00 p.m. EDT Wednesday, December 11 to link your card.




Thursday, December 05, 2013

Challenge #54 - Colours

It is December! We will have just two challenges this month - so you and our design team can enjoy the holidays. Our first challenge this month is colours:

Deadline: Wednesday, December 11, 18.00 GMT

As always, you do NOT need to use Stampin' Up products to make your cards for our challenges.  Simply use whatever you have in your craft supplies that is closest to these colors.  We'd love to see what you create!

Here is some inspiration from the design team to get your creative juices flowing:













Now it's your turn! You have until 18:00 GMT Wednesday, December 11 to share your artwork with us. We'd love to see what you create!

Please remember our challenge rules:
  • You must create a Clean and Simple styled card - sorry, but no scrapbook pages, tags, 3D projects, etc.
  • You must use stamping on your card.
  • Submit your entry using the linky tool provided below.
  • Do not link up your whole blog, only the specific post that includes your submission.
  • Please include a link to this challenge blog in your post.
  • Your card should be new - do not link to a card that is older than this post.
  • You are free to upload to any other challenges.
  • You may enter this challenge as many times as you'd like - as long as each entry is new.
  • To help us comment on your creation, please turn off word verification.

Deadline: Wednesday, December 11, 18.00 GMT

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Challenge #52 - Top Three Winners

We've just finished up Thanksgiving weekend in the United States, and all of us on the Design Team here at CAS - Colours and Sketches are thankful for all of our challenge participants!  You all made a lot of really lovely cards using our Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive, and Crumb Cake color scheme! 

The Design Team has chosen these cards as our Top Three winners this week (shared here in order of entry into our challenge):

 


 




Congratulations, ladies!  :)  Here is your winner's badge.  We hope you'll display it with pride on your blog!



There's still over 24 hours remaining to play along in this week's sketch challenge!  We hope you'll join in if you haven't yet!  You have until 6:00 p.m. GMT/1:00 p.m. EST tomorrow (Wednesday, December 4) to link your clean and simple styled card to the challenge post.




Thursday, November 28, 2013

Challenge #53 - Sketch

Happy Thanksgiving to our US friends! I don't suppose you will get much crafting done today, but it's here ready for you when you need to escape for a bit of peace and quiet after all the festivities!

This last week of November brings a sketch challenge:

Deadline: Wednesday, December 4, 18.00 GMT

Here is some inspiration from the design team to get your creative juices flowing:







Now it's your turn! You have until 18:00 GMT Wednesday, December 4 to share your artwork with us. We'd love to see what you create!

Please remember our challenge rules:
  • You must create a Clean and Simple styled card - sorry, but no scrapbook pages, tags, 3D projects, etc.
  • You must use stamping on your card.
  • Submit your entry using the linky tool provided below.
  • Do not link up your whole blog, only the specific post that includes your submission.
  • Please include a link to this challenge blog in your post.
  • Your card should be new - do not link to a card that is older than this post.
  • You are free to upload to any other challenges.
  • You may enter this challenge as many times as you'd like - as long as each entry is new.
  • To help us comment on your creation, please turn off word verification.

Deadline: Wednesday,December 4, 18.00 GMT

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Challenge #51 - Top Three Winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in our sketch challenge last week!  Please join me in saluting our Top Three winners:







Way to go, ladies!  Here is your winners' badge:



If you haven't played along with us yet this week, there is still time to join in our color challenge!  You have until 6:00 p.m. GMT/1:00 p.m. EST tomorrow (Wednesday, November 27) to link your card to the challenge post.  We'd love to have you join us! 




Thursday, November 21, 2013

Challenge #52 - Colours

Welcome back! This third week of November brings us back to a colour challenge, and this week I have gone for colours that remind me very much of all things Christmas...well it is less than 6 weeks to Christmas, so if you haven't started with your Christmas projects yet, here's a push to get you going!




Here is some inspiration from the design team to get your creative juices flowing:














Now it's your turn! You have until 18:00 GMT Wednesday, November 27 to share your artwork with us. We'd love to see what you create!

Please remember our challenge rules:
  • You must create a Clean and Simple styled card - sorry, but no scrapbook pages, tags, 3D projects, etc.
  • You must use stamping on your card.
  • Submit your entry using the linky tool provided below.
  • Do not link up your whole blog, only the specific post that includes your submission.
  • Please include a link to this challenge blog in your post.
  • Your card should be new - do not link to a card that is older than this post.
  • You are free to upload to any other challenges.
  • You may enter this challenge as many times as you'd like - as long as each entry is new.
  • To help us comment on your creation, please turn off word verification.

Deadline: Wednesday, November 27, 18.00 GMT

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Challenge #50 - Top Three Winners

We had some fabulous cards entered into our Color Challenge #50 using Soft Sky, Very Vanilla and Soft Suede!  The Design Team did not have an easy time making our decision this week.  There were more than three cards that we loved equally, but in the end, since this is a challenge for Clean and Simple styled cards, we had to choose the three we felt best fit the idea of "clean and simple".  In order of entry into the challenge, they are...



Gratitude - Photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's Gems




Congratulations, ladies!  Here is your winner's badge:

 


There is still time to participate in this week's sketch challenge!  You have until 6:00 p.m. GMT/1:00 p.m. EST tomorrow (Wednesday, November 20) to link your card to the challenge post.  We'd love to have you join us! 

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Challenge #51 - Sketch

Hello and welcome to our next challenge, which this week is a sketch, but before I show you, I'd like to tell you about our brand new Facebook page! We'd love you to come on over and join us there where we'll be posting challenges, winners, and more in the future! You can find the page here

Ok so now down to business! Here is this week's sketch, designed by me (Lizy). I hope you find it inspiring!



Here is some inspiration from the design team to get your creative juices flowing:
















Now it's your turn! You have until 18:00 GMT Wednesday, November 20 to share your artwork with us. We'd love to see what you create!

Please remember our challenge rules:
  • You must create a Clean and Simple styled card - sorry, but no scrapbook pages, tags, 3D projects, etc.
  • You must use stamping on your card.
  • Submit your entry using the linky tool provided below.
  • Do not link up your whole blog, only the specific post that includes your submission.
  • Please include a link to this challenge blog in your post.
  • Your card should be new - do not link to a card that is older than this post.
  • You are free to upload to any other challenges.
  • You may enter this challenge as many times as you'd like - as long as each entry is new.
  • To help us comment on your creation, please turn off word verification.

Deadline: Wednesday, November 20, 18.00 GMT