Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Wishing Well LEAD, Show Stoppers and Prize Winner

Thank you so for joining us for the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge - Wishing Well!  



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 store credit from our sponsor for this challenge: Whimsy Stamps. 



And our winners are...




The LEAD of the Wishing Well challenge is...


Congrats Kelly!  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...

"Kelly's card knocked my socks off! The gorgeous brick embossing paste background and the striking floral color makes this card stand out from the crowd!"

"Kelly's tag is absolutely beautiful. The embossed background using a chipboard stencil is genius."

"Kelly's tag just pops with the gorgeous color. Pair that with the amazing backdrop she created.....Wow!"

"Love the embossing paste background and gorgeous, floral tag."


"Wow! on Kelly's card. that stenciled wall is amazing! it adds such great dimension and is a fabulous backdrop to her gorgeous tag!"







The Show Stoppers for the Wishing Well challenge are...



"Maura's softly colored bird on her silhouetted branch is soft and beautiful. The stenciled background with sequins gives it a beautiful glow - all just perfect for a get well card."

"The background of Maura's card is beautifully stenciled and the pearl mists sprayed on the bird is gorgeous!"




"I love the way Wanda softened her beautiful stamped flowers with watercoloring, and the lightly stenciled bricks in the background provide just the right hint of the old stone well from the inspiration photo!"




"I love Melody's tag. The heat embossed and sponged background looks amazing with those beautiful embellishments."





The randomly selected winner of the store credit from Whimsy Stamps is...




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






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

Sunday, September 21, 2014

The Curtain is Still Up on Wishing Well

There is still time to join us for the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge: Wishing Well!  You have until September 25th 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 Clearly Whimsy Stamps and each member of the design team has used Clearly Whimsy products on their cards.  A randomly selected participant in the Wishing Well challenge will receive a $25 store credit to Whimsy Stamps and the LEAD will be invited as Guest Designer of a our next challenge!

A few of the Curtain Call Crew gals have more fabulous takes on the Wishing Well challenge using products from Clearly Whimsy!


Amy Sheffer, Pickled Paper Designs



 Gayatri Murali, Handmade by G3



Kim Singdahlsen, Joyful Creations with Kim

Dream Explore Discover



Marisa Ritzen, Rosemary Reflections



Monika Davis, M.A.D. Stamper



Sheri Gilson, Paper Crafty's Creations




We look forward to seeing your creations!

Be sure to stop back on September 30th for the Lead and Show Stoppers from this challenge.
Then come back on October 1st for the next challenge!

Monday, September 15, 2014

Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge: Wishing Well

It's time for a new Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge!


We have a wonderful new sponsor, Clearly Whimsy Stamps, for the Curtain Call Inspiration: Wishing Well!  A randomly selected participant in the Wishing Well challenge will receive $25 store credit to Whimsy Stamps and the LEAD will be invited as Guest Designer of a our next challenge!



Our talented Guest Designer for Wishing Well is...
Esther Asbury, Shoregirl's Creations


I'm a stay-at-home-homeschool-mom to a beautiful pre-teen daughter and the wife of a small-town Pastor. The three of us live on the east coast not far from the Atlantic Ocean.  I've been papercrafting for about 8 years now and enjoy trying new techniques, browsing card-making blogs, and finding inspiration on Pinterest!   I also enjoy dabbling in several other interest/hobbies: Crocheting, Knitting, Sewing, Cooking, Decorating, and Reading to name a few!  I'm honored to have been chosen as as the lead in one of the recent Curtain Call Challenges and look forward to being a guest designer.




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

Captured My Heart


Laurie Willison, Soapbox Creations



Marisa Ritzen, Rosemary Reflections



 Maureen Plut, buttons & bling



Monika Davis, M.A.D. Stamper



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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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 September 25th at 8:00 AM CDT.
4. 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 September 30th at 8:00 AM CDT.




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

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Lovely Leaves LEAD and Show Stoppers

Thank you so for joining us for the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge - Lovely Leaves!  


What a LOVELY display of leaves from our last challenge!  The Curtain Call gallery was full of fall foliage and fun!  Thanks so much to everyone who participated in Lovely Leaves!


The LEAD of the Lovely Leaves challenge is...



Congrats Wanda!  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...

"The colors, texture, place of the leaves and movement are perfect!  LOVE everything about Wanda's cards!"

"I love how Wanda used swirls to create in her design of beautifully inked leaves!"

"I absolutely LOVE how Wanda colored her leaves in vibrant colors and what's even better is all the woodgrain texture she has throughout her card!"

"Wanda's display of beautiful leaves is a wonderful interpretation of the Lovely Leaves inspiration graphic!  LOVE the gorgeous colors and textures!



The Show Stoppers for the Lovely Leaves challenge are...


"I am in love with the patterned strips in gorgeous fall colors on Karren's card - they are so vibrant on the black background.  The coloring on the falling leaves is lovely."



"Love Mackie's beautiful fall card.  The leaves are so pretty.  I also love the different textures and embellishments she used."



"Love the wood paneling in the background, the cluster of leaves, and how she worked the layers and colors."

"I love the cluster of hanging leaves on Susan's card - paired with woodgrain background, it's a perfect fall embellishment!"



"Love the focal point of Shirley's card and all of the colors!



Be sure to check back tomorrow morning for a new challenge and sponsor!

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Happy Birthday, Amy!

Happy Birthday to Curtain Call Crew member Amy Sheffer of Pickled Paper Designs!


Wishing you a day as fabulous as you are!

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