Friday, August 15, 2014

Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge - Tropical Trip

Welcome to the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge!!

This week we are inviting you to join us on a Tropical Trip!


The LEAD of this challenge will be invited to be a guest designer in an upcoming challenge!  Be sure to double-check the changes to the guidelines that we recently made - all are found at the bottom of this post.


Next up, is the ever-fabulous Curtain Call Crew with their amazing projects!

Amy Kolling, Stamp-n-Paradise

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Amy Sheffer, Pickled Paper Designs



Amy Tsuruta, Tsuruta Designs



 Gayatri Murali, Handmade by G3



Kim Singdahlsen, Joyful Creations with Kim

My Heart Is With You




Marisa Ritzen, Rosemary Reflections



 Maureen Plut, buttons & bling



Monika Davis, M.A.D. Stamper



Sheri Gilson, Paper Crafty's Creations



Stacey Schafer, Stacey's Stamping Stage



Tenia Nelson, Jazzy Paper Designs



Tracey McNeely, In My Creative Opinion

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Now, it's your turn!  To enter the challenge, simply follow these instructions:

1.  Create a new Anything Goes paper project (card, scrapbook page, 3D item)...with the option of drawing inspiration from the challenge graphic.
2.  Post your project to your blog or public gallery that directly mentions and links to this challenge here at the Curtain Call. You must also copy and paste the inspiration graphic into your post.
3. Feel free to combine our challenge with a maximum of five other challenges.
4.  Complete the Inlinkz section below using the direct link to your project before the deadline on August 25th at 8:00 AM CDT.
5. Prizes, when applicable, will be awarded to randomly selected challenge participants. The LEAD of each challenge will be invited as a Guest Designer for the next challenge.


The LEAD and Show Stoppers will be chosen by the crew and announced on August 30th at 8:00 AM CDT.


Thanks so much for stopping by the Curtain Call!  That's a wrap!

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Bow Tie LEAD, Show Stoppers and Prize Winner

Thank you so for joining us for the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge - Bow Tie!  



We select a LEAD for each challenge who is invited to be a guest designer in an upcoming challenge. Show Stoppers are other projects that have caught the design team's eye.  A randomly selected participant will win a stamp set from our sponsor for this challenge: Waffle Flower Crafts. 




And our winners are...



The LEAD of the Bow Tie challenge is...

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Congrats Kalyn!  We invite you to be a guest designer in an upcoming challenge.  Please email Stacey at slschaf771@aol.com for all the details!

Here is some applause from the crew...

"Kalyn's use of three patterned bows on the simple stripes is SO cute. I love how she incorporated the stripes and colors of the inspiration photo."


"I love how Kalyn used the colors and those bows got me right away! They pop from that gray base. Too cute!"







The Show Stoppers for the Bow Tie challenge are...


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"Love how Lin pulled the colors & stripes from the inspiration photo to create her card!"

"Love how Lin was inspired by the inspiration and how she paper pieced her beautiful flowers."





"I love the whimsy feel of Meghan's card! She embraced the Bow Tie challenge in a fun way and added a touch that's all her own!"





"Love how Vickie pulled in the wooden BG and the colours, and the bow tie on the image is perfect!"





"Michelle's card just screams happy! Love the colors, patterns and overall sweetness!"







The randomly selected winner of the stamp set from Waffle Flower Crafts is...


Please email Stacey at slschaf771@aol.com to accept your prize!






Be sure to check back tomorrow morning for a new challenge.

Friday, August 8, 2014

Happy Birthday, Amy!

Happy Birthday to Curtain Call Crew member, Amy Tsuruta of Tsuruta Designs!


Hoping you enjoy some cake with your coffee today...or maybe some coffee cake?!

Thursday, August 7, 2014

The Curtain is Still Up on the Bow Tie Challenge

There is still time to join us for the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge: Bow Tie!  You have until August 10th at 8:00 AM CDT to be inspired and share your project!


Current challenge details and link-up are here.

Our sponsor for this challenge is Waffle Flower Crafts.  A randomly selected participant in the Bow Tie challenge will have their choice of a Waffle Flower Crafts stamp set!



A few of the Curtain Call Crew gals have even more fabulous takes on the Bow Tie challenge using products from our sponsor, Waffle Floower!

Amy Sheffer, Pickled Paper Designs



Amy Tsuruta, Tsuruta Designs



 Gayatri Murali, Handmade by G3



Kim Singdahlsen, Joyful Creations with Kim

Be Fancy 2





Sheri Gilson, Paper Crafty's Creations



Stacey Schafer, Stacey's Stamping Stage



Tracey McNeely, In My Creative Opinion

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We look forward to seeing your creations!

Be sure to stop back on August 14th for the Lead and Show Stoppers from this challenge.
Then come back on August 15th for the next challenge!

Friday, August 1, 2014

Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge - Bow Tie

Welcome to the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge!

Another big thanks to all of our readers, followers, participants and sponsors for making our first year   so amazing!  As we begin our second year of challenges, we are also making a few changes just for you, our wonderful participants!  The details are listed at the end of this post.


We have a new sponsor, Waffle Flower Crafts, for the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge: Bow Tie!  A randomly selected participant in the Bow Tie challenge will have their choice of a Waffle Flower Crafts stamp set!


The amazing Waffle Flower Crafts Designer, May Park, Mayholic in Crafts, is joining us for this fun challenge!



Without further ado, check out the Curtain Call Crew with their fabulous Bow Tie inspired projects!


Amy Sheffer, Pickled Paper Designs



Amy Tsuruta, Tsuruta Designs



 Gayatri Murali, Handmade by G3



Kim Singdahlsen, Joyful Creations with Kim

With Style


Laurie Willison, Soapbox Creations



Sarah Gough, THinkING STAMPS



Sheri Gilson, Paper Crafty's Creations



Stacey Schafer, Stacey's Stamping Stage



Tenia Nelson, Jazzy Paper Designs



Tracey McNeely, In My Creative Opinion

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Going forward into our second year, there are a few participant-friendly changes that we are implementing!

  • A sneak peek of the new challenge will be posted on our Facebook page one day early.
  • Every challenge is Anything Goes!  An optional inspiration graphic will continue to be available for those who wish to be inspired.
  • Prizes, when applicable, will be awarded to randomly selected challenge participants.  
  • The LEAD of each challenge will be invited as a Guest Designer for the next challenge.
Now, it's your turn!  To enter the challenge, simply follow these instructions:

1.  Create a new Anything Goes paper project (card, scrapbook page, 3D item)...with the option of drawing inspiration from the challenge graphic.
2.  Post your project to your blog or public gallery that directly mentions and links to this challenge here at the Curtain Call.  Copy and paste the inspiration template in your post.
3.  Complete the Inlinkz section below using the direct link to your project before the deadline on August 10th at 8:00 AM CDT.

The LEAD and Show Stoppers will be chosen by the crew and announced on August 14th at 8:00 AM CDT.

Make sure you follow us!



Thanks so much for stopping by the Curtain Call!  That's a wrap!