Challenge No. 82 - 2017 / Year of the Rooster ~

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Welcome to Challenge No. 82!

Thank you for sending me a White Christmas! I adored seeing the cute snowmen and the beautiful snow creations you all made ~ Thanks so much to those of you who joined!

~ Winners - Challenge No. 81 ~
~ #53 Autumn ~ US Mail Prize
~ #33 Pirjo ~ Digital Prize

Congrats Winners!!
Please contact me at jeannie.thomas@yahoo.com
You have until Wednesday, 1/4 to claim them.

The Theme for Challenge No.82 is:
~ 2017 / Year of the Rooster ~
Patterned fiery rooster on the grunge background. Symbol of chinese new year / African / indian / totem / tattoo design. It may be used for design of a t-shirt, bag, postcard, a poster and so on.:

Rules to Join Challenge No. 82 ~
Since 2017 is the Chinese New Year of the Rooster, let's see some roosters, but let's not forget about the hens and chickens too! ~ That's it!  (No back-linking please)

Challenge Award:
US Entry Prize The Grand Prize winning creation will have a choice of one of these 3 cards I've posted for this challenge, plus the digital stamp.


OUTSIDE of US Entries Digital Prize ~ Due to the expense of US snail mail,I am offering this digital stamp to you so I can encourage and include everyone from everywhere to join in the fun :)


Card No. 1 ~
Stamp:  Unity Stamps/New Day Rooster

Card No. 2 ~ 
 Stamp: Hampton Arts/Studio G
Digital Sentiment: Create with TLC

Card No. 3 ~
Digital Sentiment: Create with TLC 

Challenge No. 81 - Snow Day! ~

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Welcome to Challenge No. 81!

Your adorable Christmas Critters had me smiling from ear to ear! ~ Thanks so much to those of you who joined!

~ Winners - Challenge No. 80 ~
#37 Kendra ~ US Mail Prize
~ #46 Bev ~ Digital Prize

Congrats Winners!!
Please contact me at jeannie.thomas@yahoo.com
You have until Wednesday, 12/21 to claim them.

The Theme for Challenge No.81 is:
~ Snow Day! ~
Snow Day Bucket List printable from Juggling Act Mama:

Rules to Join Challenge No. 81 ~
Snow, snow, snow!  Let's see some cute snowmen, snowladies, snow angels, snowballs, snowflakes, or snow anywhere on your creation. I live in Phoenix, so send me a White ChristmasThat's it!
(No back-linking please)

Challenge Award:
US Entry Prize The Grand Prize winning creation will have a choice of one of these 3 cards I've posted for this challenge, plus the bonus prize package pictured at the end of this post.


OUTSIDE of US Entries Digital Prize ~ Due to the expense of US snail mail,I am offering this free digital stamp to you so I can encourage and include everyone from everywhere to join in the fun :)


Snow Day No. 1 ~
Stamp: Stampendous/Sweater Snowman

Snow Day No. 2 ~ 
 Digital Stamp: From the Heart Stamps


Snow Day No. 3 ~
Bonus Prize Package ~ US Mail Entry:

In addition to choosing one of these 3 cards I've made from this challenge,you will also receive this Snow Day themed prize package:





Challenge No. 80 - Christmas Critters ~

Sunday, November 27, 2016


Welcome to Challenge No. 80!

Beautiful thankful cards last week, and I hope you will enjoy giving them as much you you enjoyed making them to show how much you appreciate someone too!

~ Winners - Challenge No. 79 ~
~ #29 Bunny ~ US Mail Prize
#8 Asha ~ Digital Prize

Congrats Winners!!
Please contact me at jeannie.thomas@yahoo.com
You all have until Wednesday, 12/7 to claim them.

The Theme for Challenge No.80 is:
~ Christmas Critters ~
Dachshund Christmas:
Rules to Join Challenge No. 80 ~
For the love of all little Christmas Critters, let's see them all dressed up and ready to celebrate! ~ That's it!
(No back-linking please)

Challenge Award:
US Entry Prize The Grand Prize winning creation will have a choice of one of these 3 cards I've posted for this challenge, plus the bonus prize package pictured at the end of this post.



OUTSIDE of US Entries Digital Prize ~ Due to the expense of US snail mail,I am offering this free digital stamp to you so I can encourage and include everyone from everywhere to join in the fun :)

Critter No. 1 ~
Stamp Set: Unity Stamps/Owl I Want

Critter No. 2 ~ 


Critter No. 3 ~
Bonus Prize Package ~ US Mail Entry:

In addition to choosing one of these 3 cards I've made from this challenge,you will also receive this Thankful themed prize package:



Challenge No. 79 - A Thankful Heart ~

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Welcome to Challenge No. 79!

Terrific Coffee Therapy cards last week, and I loved looking at every little detail of all of the entries and your amazing creativity!

~ Winners - Challenge No. 78 ~
#17 Olivia ~ Grand Prize & Bonus Venti Package
~ #24 Cynthia ~ Grande Prize Package
~ #7 Carole J ~ Digital Prize

Congrats Winners!!
Olivia ~ Let me know which card from Challenge No. 78 you'd like to be sent along with your Venti Bonus prize package.
Cynthia ~ You will receive the Grande Bonus package.
I need both of you to please email your mailing address to me at jeannie.thomas@yahoo.com
Carole J ~ Email me :)
You all have until Wednesday, 11/23 to claim them.

The Theme for Challenge No. 79 is:
~ A Thankful Heart ~
Want to order this t-shirt like I did? Click here

Rules to Join Challenge No. 79 ~
Let's just create some Grateful & Thankful pretty things to let those special people in our lives know how much we love and appreciate them, as much as I do every single one of you who are reading this ~ That's it!
(No back-linking please)

Challenge Award:
US Entry Prize The Grand Prize winning creation will have a choice of one of these 3 cards I've posted for this challenge, plus the bonus prize package pictured at the end of this post.




OUTSIDE of US Entries Digital Prize ~ Due to the expense of US snail mail,I am offering this free digital stamp to you so I can encourage and include everyone from everywhere to join in the fun :)

Thankful No. 1 ~
Stamp Set: Unity Stamps/Decorate My Life

Thankful No. 2 ~ 
 Stamp: Close to My Heart/Thanksgiving Wreath B1454


Thankful No. 3 ~

Bonus Prize Package ~ US Mail Entry:

In addition to choosing one of these 3 cards I've made from this challenge,you will also receive this Thankful themed prize package:




Challenge No. 78 - Coffee Therapy ~

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Welcome to Challenge No. 78!

Eeek! I absolutely adored each and every one of your sweet Trick or Treat entries over the last 2 weeks ~ Thanks so very much to each and every one of you who joined! You all continue to make my heart so happy, and that means there's going to be bigger and better prizes to the winners too!

~ Winners - Challenge No. 77 ~

Congrats Winners!!
~ Please email me at jeannie.thomas@yahoo.com ~
US Winner - Let me know which card from Challenge No. 77 you'd like as your prize, and include your mailing address too please.
You both have until Wednesday, 11/9 to claim it.

The Theme for Challenge No. 78 is:
~ Coffee Therapy ~
Good morning everyone...love the weather getting cooler and the smell of Fall...<3 Here's to another c(_) of coffee!:
Rules to Join Challenge No. 78 ~
Oh how I adore my coffee!  If you're like me, you love to make cards about it too for others who share the love of the brew with you. Let's rejoice in this magical cup of happiness because we've got to gear up for the holidays, and we all know that's not going to happen without caffeine! For this challenge, let's just make pretty coffee things ~ That's it!
(No back-linking please)

Challenge Awards:
US Entry Prizes The 1st winning creation will have a choice of one of these 3 cards I've posted for this challenge, plus the Venti Prize Package.

NEW:  If and/or after there are 25 entries, there will be a 2nd winner chosen who will receive the Grande Prize Package, and if there are over 50 entries (wow), I will choose a 3rd winner who will receive the Tall Prize Package. See all Prize Package goody pics at the end of this blog post :)




OUTSIDE of US Entries Digital Prize ~ Due to the expense of US snail mail,I am offering this free digital stamp to you so I can encourage and include everyone from everywhere to join in the fun :)


Coffee Therapy No. 1 ~
Stamp Set: Unity Stamps/Mug of Hugs

Coffee Therapy No. 2 ~ 
 Digital Cup: DigiStamp Boutique; Digital Sentiment: Create with TLC 
Coffee Therapy No. 3 ~
CTMH Cricut Artistry Cartridge and CTMH Papers,
Digital Sentiment

Prize Packages ~ US Mail Entries:

Venti Prize Package - 1st winner chosen will choose one of these 3 cards I've made from this challenge, and will also receive this coffee themed prize package:

Grande Prize Package ~ Available if/after 25 Entries:
2nd winner chosen will receive this prize package:
Tall Prize Package ~ Available if/after 50 Entries:
3rd winner chosen will receive this prize package:
Prize Recap:
  1 US Venti Prize - Choice of Card and Venti Prize Package
1 Outside of US Prize:  Digital Stamp
US If/After 25 Entries - 1 Grande Prize Package
US If/After 50 Entries - 1 Tall Prize Package


Challenge No. 77 - Trick or Treat! ~

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Welcome to Challenge No. 77!

I am over the moon and so overjoyed at seeing every single one of your gorgeous Fall Festival of Colors creations over the last 2 weeks ~ Thanks sooooo very much to those of you who joined, you all make my heart HAPPY!

~ Winners - Challenge No. 76 ~

Congrats Winners!! ~ Please email me at jeannie.thomas@yahoo.com
US Winner - Let me know which card from Challenge No. 76 you'd like as your prize, and include your mailing address too please.
You both have until Friday, 10/28 to claim it.

The Theme for Challenge No. 77 is:
~ Trick or Treat! ~
Trick or Treat:
Rules to Join Challenge No. 77 ~

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays, and it's always such a fun and special time for the kids, so let's just have some fun with it!  If you don't celebrate Halloween, or it just isn't your thing, then just create a mostly black and orange based creation for any type of celebration and join in the fun ~ That's it! (No back-linking please)

Challenge Awards:
US Entries Prize The winning creation will have a choice of one of these 3 cards I've posted for this challenge, plus the Bonus package shown in the picture at the end of this post.

OUTSIDE of US Entries Digital Prize ~ Due to the expense of US snail mail,I am offering this free digital stamp instead, so I can include everyone from everywhere :)
Trick or Treat No. 1 ~
 Digital Ghost Stamp: DigiStamp Boutique, Digital Sentiment: Create with TLC 

 Trick or Treat No. 3 ~
Digital Stamp: Hambo Stamps/Pumpkin Boy, Digital Sentiment: Create with TLC 

Bonus - US Mail Entries:

In addition to choosing one of these 3 cards from this challenge, I am also including this Halloween/Trick or Treat themed prize package :)




Challenge No. 76 - Fall Festival of Colors ~

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Welcome to Challenge No. 76!

I enjoyed seeing all of your beautiful Feather creations~
Thanks so very much to those of you who joined!

~ Winners - Challenge No. 75 ~

Congrats Winners!! ~ Please email me at jeannie.thomas@yahoo.com
US Winner - Let me know which card from Challenge No. 75 you'd like as your prize, and include your mailing address too please.
You both have until Friday, 10/14 to claim it.

The Theme for Challenge No. 76 is:
~ Fall Festival of Colors ~
Rules to Join Challenge No. 76 ~

Even though I live in Arizona now, I remember and adore all of the scrumptious colors of the Fall season from growing up in Wisconsin. Let's celebrate those colors during this beautiful time of the year. Anything goes as long as at least some of the colors that are in the inspirational picture and palette are included.  A little of one color/a lot of another like mine is perfectly cool with me too ~ That's it! (No back-linking please)

Challenge Awards:
US Entries Prize The winning creation will have a choice of one of these 3 cards I've posted for this challenge, plus the Bonus package shown in the picture at the end of this post.

OUTSIDE of US Entries Digital Prize ~ Due to the expense of US snail mail,I am offering this free digital stamp instead, so I can include everyone from everywhere :)

Fall Festival of Colors No. 1 ~
Stamp Set: Unity Stamps/Shari Girl

Fall Festival of Colors No. 2 ~ 

 Fall Festival of Colors No. 3 ~
Stamp: Unity Stamps/Tiny Mountains 
All other supplies - Stampin' Up's May Paper Pumpkin Kit

Bonus - US Mail Entries:

In addition to choosing one of these 3 cards from this challenge, I am also including this Fall Festival of Colors themed prize package :)




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