Wednesday, March 25, 2015

SDC188: Your Favorite Background Technique

Nellie van Leeuwen is our hostess this week and she's got us breaking out our techniques:

What's your favorite technique to make backgrounds?  I love making backgrounds with distress ink on a craft sheet.  I use distress ink, memento, brusho's, distress stains, whatever I feel like working with. Quick and easy and a different and surprising result every time.


IMPORTANT REMINDER:
Please read ALL RULES on the linkz page before linking your creation.
If you didn't follow the rules posted, you may have been deleted.  
Feel free to relink your creation with the correct information for a chance to win.
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Nellie van Leeuwen

Gerrie Johnnic- Guest Designer



Astrid's favorites from the neon challenge were:
(e-mail khowardga@gmail.com if you would like to display the favorites badge on your blog)


Thanks to all who are playing along each week-it's great to see the variety of artwork shared through the challenge!

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

SDC187: Use Neon Colors

Astrid Stulemeijer is our hostess this week and has us thinking on the bright side:

At first I was a bit afraid of these intense colors, but after using them, I really love them.  They give your work such a nice "pop".  I challenge you to use at least one neon color.  Can't wait to see your eye popping work!


IMPORTANT REMINDER:
Please read ALL RULES on the linkz page before linking your creation.
If you didn't follow the rules posted, you may have been deleted.  
Feel free to relink your creation with the correct information for a chance to win.
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Astrid Stulemeijer

Gerrie Johnnic- Guest Designer



Magda Polakow





Claudine Criner

The favorites from Carol's stars challenge are:
(please e-mail khowardga@gmail.com for favorites badge)




And to announce the two random winners for the Stampotique gift certificate for stamps (does not include shipping) from the February challenge-I apologize that this got overlooked and thank you to those that pointed it out to us.
(please e-mail khowardga@gmail.com with SDC February winner as the subject)


and


Congratulations to the favorites and the winners this week!







Wednesday, March 11, 2015

SDC186: Stars

Carol Fox is our hostess this week and she's got stars in her eyes:

Feature stars this week, one or more on your arty creation.  As part of your background or a main feature, it's up to you.  Just have fun with the challenge.



IMPORTANT REMINDER:
Please read ALL RULES on the linkz page before linking your creation.
If you didn't follow the rules posted, you may have been deleted.  
Feel free to relink your creation with the correct information for a chance to win.
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Carol Fox

Gerrie Johnnic- Guest Designer

Kristen Catalano

Gez Butterworth


Coby vanWilligenburg


Valerie Wilson

Kaz Boughton


Corrie Herriman


Nellie van Leeuwen


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Congratulations to Jackie's favorites from the number challenge:
(please e-mail khowardga@gmail.com if you would like to display the favorites badge on your blog)








Wednesday, March 4, 2015

SDC185: Use numbers or a number

Jackie Payne is our hostess this week and she's got numbers on her mind:
Numbers have been around for a very long time!  They feature so much in our lives!  I would like you to incorporate a minimum of one number into your project!  I hope you have fun.


IMPORTANT REMINDER:
Please read ALL RULES on the linkz page before linking your creation.
If you didn't follow the rules posted, you may have been deleted.  
Feel free to relink your creation with the correct information for a chance to win.

Jackie Payne

Gerrie Johnnic- Guest Designer


Magda Polakow





Claudine Criner

Astrid Stulemeijer

Congrats to the favorites of Kaz's Sunshine challenge:
(email khowardga@gmail.com for favorites badge)

Judy Dewitt: Love the colours on this beautiful tag.

Yvonne's Art: Love the combination of stamps here.

Gay: Gorgeous composition and funky eyes!

Sunday, March 1, 2015

SDC March Guest Designer


I’m Gerrie Johnnic, aka The Queen of Grunge on my blogspot.  I’ve been stamping for years and I’m still having the time of my life.  My stamping makes me happy!  I love to have fun, LOL and share the laughter in my stamping.  Stampotique and I fit together so well……the stamps allow me to stamp freely, be me, have fun, and share my art with so many people.  You just can’t ask for more than that!  

I love techniques, especially backgrounds.  You can do so much with a great background.  I love color….but I always use a color wheel!  I do not like to fussy cut, therefore I use a lot of masking in my work.  I prefer to work with large stamps, I don’t think small.  Did I tell you I have an A+ personality?  Or did you figure that one out already!

I am thrilled to be your guest designer this month at the Stampotique Designer Challenge!

Saturday, February 28, 2015

SDC March Challenge Links

PLEASE READ ALL RULES BEFORE LINKING

Please remember you can use any stamps now for our challenge, but only one entry per person.  We will draw 2 random winners on the first week of our challenge in March from all those who played in the March challenges.

We are no longer accepting creations using digi stamps.  These will be deleted, we appreciate those that play with us each week and we welcome those using rubber or clear stamps.


Please link DIRECTLY to your creation, not to your blog.  You MUST  include the challenge # (which can be found at the Stampotique Designer's Challenge blog) behind your name (any not linking directly to your creation AND having the challenge # will be deleted and not eligible for prize).   For example if I'm entering it would look like this- 
MYNAME-SDC73 
(or whichever challenge # it is) . 

We ask that if you have comment verification turned on, that you would consider turning this on and doing comment moderation instead.  

Please use Inlinkz below to link up your challenge.  

**Change to Stampotique submission rules:  You will now have until the first challenge of the following month to submit your entries-we will only have one Inlinkz per month; so today marks the start of the challenges for March and it will run through the close of our last challenge for March which will be March 31, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. EST**


Wednesday, February 25, 2015

SDC184: Bring me sunshine

Kaz Boughton is our hostess this week looking for a little sunshine:

It's cold in the UK and I can't wait for it to warm up.  Show me something sunny to hopefully encourage the sun to come out.



IMPORTANT REMINDER:
Please read ALL RULES on the linkz page before linking your creation.
If you didn't follow the rules posted, you may have been deleted.  
Feel free to relink your creation with the correct information for a chance to win.

Kaz Boughton

Jane France- Guest Designer

Kristen Catalano


Gez Butterworth


Coby vanWilligenburg



Carol Fox


Corrie Herriman


Nellie van Leeuwen


Thank you to all who hopped along our new release blog hop-we loved seeing what some of your favorites were.  Congratulations to our winners!

Our random winners were:
(please e-mail khowardga@gmail.com with SDC hop winner in subject line)

From Kate Crane's blog
($30 gift certificate for Stampotique stamps (shipping not included)

Lovely stamps Kate. Congratulations x
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From Claudine Criner's blog
($30 gift certificate for Stampotique stamps (shipping not included)

Woooow !!! I'm so excited about all the new designs :) class!



x sternenglanz
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From Kristen Catalano's blog
(grab bag of new images)




Blogger Julie Steed said...
Wow, the colors you used here are amazing. Beautiful!!
February 20, 2015 at 11:38 AM
We don't have any favorites this week, but looking forward to seeing your creations for next week!