Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Challenge #13

Ok ladies, I decided that my choice of challenge will be a technique challenge. So my challenge for you all is to create a card using the Split Negative technique. I have wanted to try this one for a while because the results are so neat! You can find a tutorial HERE. I can't wait to see what you all come up with!!

You can post your cards anytime between Nov 28th - Dec 7th.

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Thursday, November 19, 2009

VSD Agenda

I knBoldow this Virtual Stamp Day (VSD) is a first for many of us. So everyone can enjoy the day to the fullest, I want to provide you with an agenda. This will take a lot of the guess work out but if you have any questions please just let me know.

This day is set aside for YOU!!! It's a day for you to accomplish some of those crafting goals that have been on your "to do" list for a long time. We will have 3 challenges that are optional for you to participate in.

So here it is:

Sunday, December 13, 2009 - 2:00pm-6:00pm EST

2:00pm - Welcome on SNR; Log onto SNR, click on the VSD discussion under the discussion board. Let us know you are there.
2:30pm - April Lower will post challenge #1 here on the challenge blog
3:00pm - Chit Chat break on SNR. Log onto SNR, click on the VSD discussion under the discussion board and join us for a coffee, water, wine, soda, popcorn, chips (you get the point) break. During this time you can share what you worked on in the past hour. You can share pictures on VSD or post them to your blog.
3:15pm - Break over, back to work!!
4:00pm - Melanie Newby will post challenge #2 here on the challenge blog
4:45pm - Second Chit Chat break (same as above.)
5:00pm - Break over, back to work!!
5:15pm - Jenny Lazlo will post our final challenge, challenge #3 here on the challenge blog
5:45pm - Farewell party on SNR!! Come over and share all you accomplished during your first VSD.

Check back on SNR on Monday after 12pm EST to fill out the survey. Anyone who answers the survey questions will receive a 5 yard ribbon pack gift.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Challenge #12.....are you ready.......

So we have been doing quite a bit of scetch challenges so I thought I would change it up a bit and we could do a technique challenge. The technique is:

Backpack Box

I have been dying to try making one of these and just haven't gotten around to so.....I'm now getting around to it and so are you!

This is technique TLC232 and you can find tons of samples.

Steps to this challenge:

1. make a backpack box

2. it must be a childrens theme.....superheros, animals, princess, name it you can do it....but it MUST be a childs theme.

3. fill it with goodies as a gift to a special child in your life

4. post your creations on your blog between Nov. 16th and 23rd. As you post I will link your name to your blog post!

I'm hoping you all will want to join me in this challenge! Who's gonna be first:

1. aprillower
2. mnewby
3. roshoun
4. cspangler
5. burnham1997

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

**Your Invitaiton**

Please find your way over to SNR (Ning.)

Our reason for having this social network is for easier communication when we host "get togethers." As you'll see in Jenny and I's chit chat on SNR, we are working on putting together a Virtual Crop. I will release more details once everyone finds there way over to SNR and checks in.

Have a great day!!