Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Challenge #13 ~ Challenge Yourself!

Happy Wednesday! We're back with a new challenge for you. Challenge indeed! Challenge Yourself -
Try a new technique, or something you aren't comfortable with, or something you need practice on, etc

Challenge Yourself!
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Special thanks to everyone who was able to join us for our last challenge! Once again we had some amazing entries. It was a VERY tough choice, but here are our picks for Top 3 this week:

No. 10 - Stephanne

No. 31 - Cordine

No. 58 - Kiki

Awesome cards! Thank you for playing along with our challenge. Please feel free to grab our Top 3 blinkie from the sidebar.

And, the Guest Designer for our next challenge, chosen from the Top 3 is:


Congratulations Cordine! We'll be sending you our Guest Designer button and details on the next challenge very soon.

The winner of Challenge #12, a $20.00 Gift Certificate for your choice of any Belles 'n Whistles stamps is:

No. 72 - Dee

Congrats Dee! Please be sure to contact us with your email address.

Our prize this week is a $20.00 Gift Certificate for your choice of any of the new Magnolia You Are So Special 2011 rubber stamps now available for preorder at 7 Kids College Fund!

Our Guest Designer for this week is Anne of Annes lille hobbykrok ... here's her totally GORGEOUS Tri-Shutter card for our challenge this week:

Thank you so much Anne for sharing your work of art with us!

Here are this week's CHALLENGE YOURSELF sample cards for your inspiration from the 7 Kids College Fund Design Team. If you like what you see, click on the card to be taken to the store to purchase the stamp used!

Janette Olen
Challenge: Shabby Chic and Watercoloring with Distress Inks

Jessica Fick
Challenge: Playing with Plastic Stencils

Julie Glasgow
Challenge: Never Ending Card

Lisa Cook
Challenge: Drunken Scotch Technique

Lisa Summerhays
Challenge: (to be added)

Marlena Peduzzi
Challenge: Ranger Alcohol Ink

Mary Giemza
Challenge: Tent Card

Suzanne Dean
Challenge: Used Grand Nesti & Calibur, T Copics for shadows

Tori Hemingway
Challenge: Grunge Style

Wendy Ramlakhan
Challenge: Acetate Card

Please be sure to sure to upload your creation for this week's challenge to your blog or public photo gallery, and then leave a link that goes directly to your project in the Inlinkz form at the bottom of this post by noon on Tuesday, February 1st. Please don't forget, you must always use a stamp carried by 7 Kids College Fund to be eligible for the prize.


  1. Hi
    The challenge for me was definitely coloring a horse for the first time. Thanks for the chance to play along!
    Jo xx

  2. My challenge was creating a flower that is not flat, and using all those petals I have...Thanks for the chance to play. Hugs. D.

  3. What a great challenge, thanks! I decided to combined 6 challenges onto one card!