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Sunday, April 20, 2014

Challenge #68 Anything Goes w/optional twist Candy Treats

Happy Easter to our neighbors who are celebrating today!  Welcome back for another Anything Goes challenge and the optional twist this week is Candy Treats.  You can interpret this is any way you wish  :)  

We do not use the random generator so needless to say it takes a while to choose our winners!  You are so talented out there in blogland and you continue to inspire us as well!

 Challenge #67 Winners
Winner of Jellypark images
Moshie's Moments 
check out Moshie's blog for more pics!
Winner of Fred She Said images
Karin's Art Scrap 
 Our Top Three
in no particular order
Karen H.
Cathy P. 
She Stamps by Cheryl
a sweet tribute to a loved pet
Honorable Mention
Viv
 
Mirre´s scraphörna
steampunk tophat

DT inspiration using images provided by our sponsor
http://lacysunshine.weebly.com/

using Bubble's Gumballs
using Bashful Bunny Boo

Using images provided by

KATHI of  My Creative Therapy
 using Easter bundle 2011 
 JACKIE of  Kreate With Me 2
 using Sweet Treats Bundle
 ALEX of Pretty Papers and Inky-fingers
  Cuppycake Combo Pack
RUTHIE of My Hobby = MY ART 
using Make Your own Sundae bundle
Using images by  

AURORA of The Miller’s Daughter  
using Monkey with bananas (freebie)


 NANCY of Design Inventions
using Felicia & the Cherry
CAROL of Happy Expressions 
using Sitting Bear

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Challenge #67 Anything Goes w/Otional Twist to Reuse/Recycle Something

Welcome back to the neighborhood!  Thank you so much to everyone who joined us last week and participated in the optional Spring Twist!  Such inspirational creations!

 Challenge #66 Winners 

 Winner of the SQUIGGLEFLY  images
97. Dee

Winner of a $20 gift Certificate to The Paper Shelter 
164. Stacey S

 Our Top Three
 in no particular order   
149. Monica Weaver

177. Juls
47. Creative Stamping with Paula-Kay
Honorable Mention   
Using the Optional Twist
SIGHTS/SOUNDS/SMELLS/TASTES OF SPRING
 sound of birds singing, smell of flowers blooming
8. Lozadoodle
169. Sanja Grdinić

This week our Optional Twist is in honor of Earth Day on 4/22, we would like you to REUSE or RECYCLE something in your project!  Our designers have reused doilies, clothespins and even recycled corrugated cardboard and book pages into their creations!  Let's check out the inspiration using our sponsors this week:
 
Using images provided by JELLYPARK


 
Using images provided by Fred She Said Designs

JO ANN of J. Atterbury Creations 
 Recycled Jean Tag before
Jean Tag After Recycling---a Bookmarker!

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Challenge #66 Anything Goes/Optional Twist SIGHTS/SOUNDS/SMELLS/TASTES OF SPRING

Well has Spring finally come to the neighborhood?  We certainly hope so!  You can join us this week with your Anything Goes project or try our unique twist this week:  

Optional Twist
SIGHTS/SOUNDS/SMELLS/TASTES OF SPRING

Some examples include:
SIGHTS: rainbows, birds,kites,sunshine, trees blooming,butterflies,etc
SOUNDS: birds singing, children playing, lawn mower, motorcycles,rain,etc
SMELLS: flowers, fresh cut grass,etc
TASTES: lemonade, strawberries,cherries,ice cream,etc

I love trying to come up unique and original twists for you to try and
 I can't wait to see what you come up with this week!    
Thank you for your support and lovely comments every week!  Hugs...Kathi 

Challenge #65 Winners  
We do not use a random generator
  AURORA WINGS IMAGES
I just love this altered dictionary page by Bonnie!

Jenny played our Create Your Own Color Challenge with 
the combo of blue/purple/turquoise

Congratulations!   Please remember to grab your badges!
Winners contact us at:  613avenuewin@hotmail.com

Our Top Three  
in no particular order
74. Karen H
Isn't this Easter box just gorgeous!?
85. Joyce
 5. Jacki
 Honorable Mention 
119. Paper Whims 
Altered Ceramic Tile Necklace
100. HeatherM
Love the CAS, Heather played our Create Your Own Color Challenge
 with the color combo yellow/pink/orange
Thank you for playing with us last week!  Please grab your badges!
DESIGN TEAM INSPIRATION

 Images provided by SQUIGGLEFLY

Please welcome our newest designer
 to the neighborhood, Aurora.

My name is Aurora and I am from Spain.
As a kid, from my mum and my grandma, I learned crocheting, knitting, sewing and embroidering. I have always been a crafty type of person and I love playing with fabric, ribbons, buttons and thread.  Some years ago, I discovered scrapbooking, but with two small kids it was very difficult to follow on long projects.  On the summer of 2013, I decided to learn how to use the Copic markers that my husband had bought me some years ago.
Since then I haven’t been able to stop using them, and with them came a whole world of images for colouring and projects that were just my size, with endless possibilities to use all the techniques and materials that I could think off.

Aurora of The Miller's Daughter  
using Avery's May Flowers - artist Cheryl Grant Alger

KATHI of My Creative Therapy   
 using Sam's Rainy Day - artist Cheryl Grant Alger
 inside sentiment
KATHI of My Creative Therapy   
using Pondering Thoughts - artist Cheryl Grant Alger
SANDY of Sandy's Creations 
using Simple Gift of a Flower - artist Cheryl Grant Alger

PennyRae of PennyRae’s Creations 
using Shy Bears: Bouquet Bear
 


Images provided by The Paper Shelter 
 
 ALEX of Pretty Papers and Inky-fingers
 using Spring in the Heart

JACKIE of Kreate With Me 2  
using Everyone Can Fly
Nancy of Design Inventions
using A Refreshing Drink


 SARA of Folded Paper & Printed Pixels
 using Enchanted Dream
CAROL of Happy Expressions
using Make a Wish