Thursday, May 2, 2013

NSD Celebration!

The Crop Chocolate Design Team is hosting some AMAZINGLY FUN challenges to celebrate National Scrapbooking Day this year.  We were paired up and have 8 challenges for you.    Head on over to Crop Chocolate and scrap with us this week.  A lot of us will also be hanging out and scrapping and chatting Saturday May 4th over on the Crop Chocolate boards…I hope you will join the fun!!  You will have until Thursday May 9th to get you projects posted and on Friday there will be drawings for Crop Chocolate prizes.
My partner was Becky and our challenge to you all is BUTTONS AND BOWS. 
Create a project using at least one button AND at least one bow.  As far as the rules:   for the bow(s)…you can use ribbon, twine, paper, a stamped image or even a hand drawn bow.  And since we are so easy ;) same goes for the button(s)… you can use an actual button, a stamped image, chipboard piece, paper or hand drawn image.  The sky is the limit!   Use your imagination, go crazy!!  We are celebrating!!  Have fun and show us what you GOT!!

I took the challenge myself and have two cards to show you both of which were inspired by cards I saw on Pinterest.
The first is ‘love lives here’, this is the link to the inspiration http://pinterest.com/pin/274438171015048110/ and here is my version:

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I used Carta Bella Well Traveled, MME Nostalgia, Fancy Pants buttons, Distress Ink-Walnut Stain and Jillibean twine all purchased at Crop Chocolate.  I also used a Cuttlebug embossing folder and the Tim Holtz ATC and Corner die.

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The second is ‘make a wish’, this is the link to the inspiration http://pinterest.com/pin/274438171015540777/ and here is my version:

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I used Theresa Collins Noel and Carta Bella kraft, scraps of Carta Bella and MME cardstocks, Fancy Pants buttons, Distress Ink-Walnut Stain and gems purchased from Crop Chocolate.  I also used Hug Snug, May Arts jute, Sissix star die and a VLVS! image (make a wish)
Along with all of the prizes Crop Chocolate is giving away I will be offering blog candy of my own with a random drawing on Friday May 10th.  All you have to do is complete at least 2 of the challenges and leave a comment here letting me know which ones you entered.  You can combine challenges as long as you meet all of the requirements of EACH challenge you are entering your project in. 
And if you are on a roll and just can’t stop creating… I will have a second random drawing from everyone who enters all 8 challenges.
Make sure you visit the other members of the design team, they will be sharing projects to inspire you!  I can’t wait to see what everyone comes up with!!
Get INKY!!

23 comments:

  1. Love them both!!Pinning them too!

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    1. BTW I am doing all the challenges ,just two to go!

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  2. These are so cute Belle. I don't recall if I've told you before or not, but your one of the folks I believe we'll be saying, "I knew her when" about. :) - Blue

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  3. Love these cards!!! Those houses are so darn cute!!

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  4. Love them both. The houses are so cute and stars are my new fav shape to use...the make me think of my nephew and his son.

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  5. Great cards Michele! The house one is so darn cute!

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  6. ok---those are some pretty awesome cards!!

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  7. These are absolutely gorgeous. Great going. I agree with Jeannie Walsh. . . we will all proclaiming "I know her and I knew here when . . ."

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  8. I love these! But then I don't think you have ever done anything that I haven't loved. :) Keep up the GREAT work! And thanks so much for sharing your A-M-A-Z-I-N-G talent with us . . . you are such an inspiration to us all!!! And like a couple others have said, one day I will be able to say "I know her and I knew her when . . ." :)

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  9. These are such pretty cards, I always love your work

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    1. I just finished posting my projects for all the challenges I managed to make one for each. I had so much fun and really stretched my self

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  10. So far I've done 4 challenges (#s 2, 3, 4, and 6). I'm doubtful I'm going to get em all done! These are lovely cards!

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  11. I have every single challenge done with a different project for each :-) yay

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  12. I did them all!! Some several times to get something share-able and some I could do again lol. I am such a fan of your work, I love your style and your creativity is incredible. I know there are lots of creative people on CC but there are just a few (you included) who I seriously envy and whose work I am always in awe of.

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  13. Great cards, as always, Belle! I've managed te buttons & bows, tic, tac, toe, sketch, bling, and bug challenges. But I'm out of time and on to new DT assignments.

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  14. Beautiful cards! I still have hope That I'll find the time to create something.

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  15. Love the colors in the top card and the twine too. Great stuff!

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  16. Can't seem to get any of the challenges completed myself with this blasted migraine of two months, but I can still click and enjoy yours! I love houses and stars...great choices;-)

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  17. Love your cards Michele!! I entered all 8 challenges with different entries. Loved your ribbon and bows, wish my was even a tenth as good as yours!!

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  18. I did manage to enter all 8 challenges, although i combined some of them. Love all the projects you created for the challenges.
    Thanks

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  19. I love that house card with all the buttons! Love, love, love it! I finished all 8 challenges - separately! They were so fun to do.

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