Thursday, December 30, 2010

CASE Study Challenge #20

Hello, inky people! After a week's break, we're happy to be back :D
Today marks the last week with our December Muse - Nina Brackett. We loved having her, and we're thankful for the inspiration that she's been providing us with all month long!
We hope you will love the inspiration card for today, as much as we do!



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Here's what our fabulous Design Team came up with:

Nina Brackett - December Muse






Andrea Ewen



Cristina Kowalczyk



Iwona Palamountain (Chupa)



Jean Martin



Julie Smith



Lenet Mos



Melyssa Connolly



Sue Kohler



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This week's sponsor is Annabelle Stamps!!


Andrea, the owner of ABS, is generously offering a Backgrounds By Design 2 set for one lucky participant!
Check out my (Iwona's) sample card above, to see these beautiful stamps in action! *wink*


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Now all you have to do is play with us!

Here are the deets:
1. Create a paper crafting project (card, layout, off-the-page item), based on provided inspiration (being a featured creation, made by our Muse).
2. Post your creation on your blog or an online gallery (using a code CSC20), and link it here with the inlinkz widget below. Please provide a direct link to your post, not an entire blog.
3. A new challenge is being posted every Thursday at 12.01 AM EST, and you've got until the end of Tuesday to submit your entry.
4. You may enter as many times as you like, but you're asked to provide a newly designed project.
5. We will choose one winner randomly from the list of players, who will receive the prize provided by the sponsor. In addition, the authors of the four most impressive creations will be awarded the Winner and Top 3 awards.
We will announce the winners on Wednesday.
6. Above all, have fun - and be inspired!

Happy creating!
The CASE Study Design Team



Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Ta-dah! The winners!

Hooray we're BACK, peoples! We hope that you had a magnificent Christmas, and that you're ready to hit the number 2011 with rejuvenated strength and full of mojo!
Tomorrow we're posting our last challenge for this year, but before that happens, let's hear it for the winners of our previous challenge!

Our winner for CSC19 is Carla from Carla's Stamping Spot!!





This card has some serious touch of class, it deserves framing! I love the patterns, the monochromatic look, and how Carla lifted the design. Congratulations, Carla! Your card is gorgeous :)

Our Top 3 winners are:



Michelle @ Pigment Of My Imagination
Meda @ Handmade by Meda
Andrea @ Work In Progress

Congratulations, ladies!
I hope you'll take time to visit their blogs and leave them some love :)
Winners, feel free to grab your badges (right click & save onto your computer), and wear them proudly!

And the winner of One Free Month of Club InBox is:



Congrats Noomiy, that's you :) Please email Catherine at catherine(at)catherinepooler(dot)com, and she'll give you the details on how to redeem your prize.

See you tomorrow! :D

Thursday, December 16, 2010

CASE Study Challenge #19

Welcome to our next challenge, CS fans!! It's our last challenge before Christmas, then we're having a week's break, to let us all enjoy the festive season.

We would like to take an opportuntily, and wish you Happy Holidays! We hope that you'll enjoy every minute of it :)

We'll be back with out last challenge for December on the 30th, so mark your calendars if you don't want to lose your last chance to be inspired by our fabulous December Muse - Nina Brackett!
This challenge will run for two weeks, so you'll have plenty of time to play :)
Here's a dazzling card for you...

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Here's what our fabulous Design Team came up with:

Nina Brackett - December Muse






Andrea Ewen



Cristina Kowalczyk



Iwona Palamountain (Chupa)



Jean Martin



Julie Smith



Lenet Mos



Melyssa Connolly



Sue Kohler



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This week's sponsor is again, Catherine Pooler, a Stampin' Up! Independent Demonstrator:

Catherine Pooler

Visit Catherine Pooler's website to be inspired daily. Be sure to sign up for her e-mail newsletter to get subscriber-only projects, tutorials and a sign up gift! You can shop her Online Store to get your Stampin' Up goodies delivered straight to your door!

Catherine is giving out a fab prize - One Free Month of Club InBox! Members get what no one else gets: exclusive videos and tutorials, teaching you techniques, seasonal projects, mini-albums, cards and more. All projects will be new and Catherine only shares them with club members!


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Now all you have to do is play with us!

Here are the deets:
1. Create a paper crafting project (card, layout, off-the-page item), based on provided inspiration (being a featured creation, made by our Muse).
2. Post your creation on your blog or an online gallery (using a code CSC19), and link it here with the inlinkz widget below. Please provide a direct link to your post, not an entire blog.
3. A new challenge is being posted every Thursday at 12.01 AM EST, and you've got until the end of Tuesday to submit your entry.
4. You may enter as many times as you like, but you're asked to provide a newly designed project.
5. We will choose one winner randomly from the list of players, who will receive the prize provided by the sponsor. In addition, the authors of the four most impressive creations will be awarded the Winner and Top 3 awards.
We will announce the winners on Wednesday.
6. Above all, have fun - and be inspired!

Happy creating!
The CASE Study Design Team



Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Winners

Thank you for another week of fabulous inspiration, that we got from you - our faithful players. Just when we thought, that it can't get any better, you do it again! We are humbled and excited to see you coming back for more, and playing along each week.
Here are the four outstanding creations, that caught our eye this time...

Our winner for CSC18 is Andrea from Work In Progress!!





Ohhh... the colours on this Christmas card are so cool! Surely many of us would look for non-traditional colours on our Christmas card, and what better ones there are to reach for than baby pink and kraft! Swoon...
Then there's the lovely touch of glitter, and clever use of the Dot Spot stamp... doesn't this card scream SNOW to you??
Congratulations, Andrea! Thank you for such fabulous input in the gallery :)

Our Top 3 winners are:



Lotte Chew @ Lotte's Loft
Susie @ Inspired By Nature
Linda @ Lovely Linda's Craft Central!!

Congratulations, ladies!
I hope you'll take time to visit their blogs and leave them some love :)
Winners, feel free to grab your badges (right click & save onto your computer), and wear them proudly!

And the winner of a Have Cake stamp set from Whimsie Doodles is:



Congrats Karen, it's you :) Please email our own fabulous Melyssa at melyssa(at)eastlink(dot)ca with your details.

Please join us tomorrow, for another challenge full of inspiration and FUN! Have a lovely, crafty day, and we'll see you soon, xxx

Thursday, December 9, 2010

CASE Study Challenge #18

Hello, inky people! We're glad that you enjoyed our challenge last week, and we hope that you'll be dazzled by the creation from our December Muse, that we prepared for you this time!



Feel free to CASE the layout, the colours, or if you feel like it, include a hand-made flower OR play around with a emboss resist technique!
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Here's what our fabulous Design Team came up with:

Nina Brackett - December Muse






Andrea Ewen



Cristina Kowalczyk



Iwona Palamountain (Chupa)



Jean Martin



Julie Smith



Lenet Mos



Melyssa Connolly



Sue Kohler



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This week's sponsor is Whimsie Doodles!!

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The prize for one lucky winner is their newly released Have Cake rubber stamp set! WooT!



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Now all you have to do is play with us!

Here are the deets:
1. Create a paper crafting project (card, layout, off-the-page item), based on provided inspiration (being a featured creation, made by our Muse).
2. Post your creation on your blog or an online gallery (using a code CSC18), and link it here with the inlinkz widget below. Please provide a direct link to your post, not an entire blog.
3. A new challenge is being posted every Thursday at 12.01 AM EST, and you've got until the end of Tuesday to submit your entry.
4. You may enter as many times as you like, but you're asked to provide a newly designed project.
5. We will choose one winner randomly from the list of players, who will receive the prize provided by the sponsor. In addition, the authors of the four most impressive creations will be awarded the Winner and Top 3 awards.
We will announce the winners on Wednesday.
6. Above all, have fun - and be inspired!

Happy creating!
The CASE Study Design Team


Wednesday, December 8, 2010

The winners are here!

Hello, crafters! We're glad that so many of you decided to play with us last week! It's good to know that you're not afraid to tackle more elaborate style, and find inspiration in it. We all love Nina's work, don't we? :)
Let's find out who's lovely creation stole our hearts this time around...

Our winner for CSC17 is Lynn from Millers-Ink!!



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This card is chock full of vintage goodness - scrumptious seam binding, gorgeous papers and look at that cute bell!! Lynn celebrated the fact that Nina is our Muse, by using the stamps that Nina herself designed, and there couldn't be a more lovely way to say thank you for the inspiration!
Thank you for sharing your work with us, Lynn :)

Our Top 3 winners are:



Linda @ Stitches and Ink
Teresa @ Enjoy The VA Sunshine
Vera @ CreaVera

Congratulations, ladies!
I hope you'll take time to visit their blogs and leave them some love :)
Winners, feel free to grab your badges (right click & save onto your computer), and wear them proudly!

Now, the winner of a Found Joy stamp set, from Christina Franco, an Independent Demonstrator for The Angel Company:



Eli, it's you :) Congrats! Please email Chris at george(dot)franco(at)cox(dot)net with your snail mail address, and she'll send the prize straight out to you.

Tomorrow we're having another beauty from Nina in store for you, along with boatloads of inspiration from our AMAZING Team! Make sure you'll stop by :) See you then!