Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Challenge No. 2 ~ Strip it Down!!

Welcome back, we're so glad you could join us. WOW!!! You have blown the top off our Pink & Dots challenge! What an amazing turnout. Thank you all for sharing your wonderful works of
he{art} with us!

We have a new challenge for you this week, brought to us by the lovely Annika Ryan from the 7 Kids College Fund Design Team.


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Noooooo, not what you're thinking. . . We'd like you to use NO MORE than TWO layers of design paper on your card! Easy, right? And look at the fabulous prize up for grabs this week!!!

A Scor-It-All Board! All the details on this awesome product can be found HERE.

Just a couple reminders for you:
  • You MUST use a stamped image carried by 7 Kids College Fund on your card or project in order to be eligible for the prize drawing; and
  • Since the Design Team loves to visit your blog and tell you how much we LOVE your creations, we'd be so much happier if you could PLEASE disable the Comment Verification feature on your blog. Instructions are included on the sidebar. (There's nothing worse than crabby DT members!!)
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And now, we have the privilege of announcing all the winners from our first challenge. It was a VERY difficult task to choose only THREE for our top choices from so many wonderful submissions! We finally narrowed it down ~ Here are their gorgeous entries:   

Beautiful work ladies!  Congrats  ~ Please grab the TOP 3 blinkie and proudly display it on your blog!

We were also super excited to choose our very first Guest Designer from these three! But, talk about ANOTHER tough choice! We're happy to announce that

has been chosen to be our Guest Designer for our next challenge, and can proudly display this awesome button, designed by the mega-talented Ann Vento, on her blog.


The VERY lucky winner, chosen using, of a $50.00 Gift Certificate to 7 Kids College Fund is . . . Lucky No. 107

Here's her adorable Pink and Dots card:

HUGE congrats Christine! Please send us your email address so we can get your $50.00 Gift Certificate to you.

Here are this week's cards for your inspiration to join us in this challenge from the spectacular 7 Kids College Fund Design Team:  

[Please note, specific details on each card can be found on that DT member's blog -
be sure to visit them and leave some love!]

Please be 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, August 31st.
Don't forget, you must use a stamp carried by 7 Kids College Fund to be eligible for a chance at our fabulous prize


  1. Oh Oh Oh, I can't stop grinning!!! My daughter couldn't figure out what I was shrieking about :D Thank you so much for pulling my name! I will email you right away!

    Congrats to the top 3, their cards are all gorgeous!

  2. Hi girls,
    I just wanted to let you know how happy I'm to be among the TOP 3 for your 1st challenge and how honored I'm to be your very 1st guest DT for the next challenge! Thank you so much, I'm so excited! So many beautiful cards and so many talented crafters and it's me who has been choses! Yaaaaaay!

    Congratulations to the winner of a $50.00 Gift Certificate and other TOP3 girls! And congratulations to all the ladies who participated in the 1st challenge!

    Warm hugs to you!
    Silvie from France

  3. Hello girls!

    I just discovered that my card has been chosen among the TOP 3 for the first challenge and I'm delighted. A big thank you to the team and thank you to those who left me a little note to my card. I had a lot of fun to do my card for this challenge. Congratulations to other TOP 3 and winner of gift certificate.

    Big hug from Quebec

    Clara XXX...

  4. Hmmmm...all of the DT samples have more than two layers. Just sayin'! ;-)

  5. Hi Charlene! The challenge is actually no more than 2 layers of designer paper. It's in the fine print. ;)

  6. Thanks for the chance to win this super prize!

  7. lovely creations ladies!
    Congrats to all the winners!
    Thanks for a great challenge!

  8. WONDERFUL WORK DT they are so much of inspiration.I am so sorry but my picture on my entry didn't come up right.I really don't know what happened but it's weird lol!!! The good thing you could still click on it and it will take you to my blog.Thanks for letting me play along,RubyM:) #49

  9. Just love the cards from the DT - really full of great ideas. Thanks for the opportunity to enter and have a go. Keep up the great work with your new blog and look forward to entering many more challenges. Cheers Kym