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Cards Blog Challenge: March 2013

post date iconMarch 6th, 2013 author iconHannah Craner
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We’re back with the March CARDS Blog Challenge! The lucky winner of this challenge will be receiving an amazing prize package from Market Street Stamps.   You won’t want to miss a chance at this prize, so we hope you’ll be participating!

Market Street Stamps specializes in high-quality photopolymer stamps. Other than the excellent quality, one of the most delightful thing you’ll notice about their stamps is that they have a pink/peachy hue to them. I love being able to pick my Market Street Stamps out easily when flipping though my collection! The stamps stamp like a dream, leaving you with a clear, beautiful impression every time. Be sure to check them out!

CARDS-giveaway

The winner will receive these fabulous stamp sets:

Bright Side

Riding By
Home Sweet Home 

This month, we’re giving you some extra time to create your beautiful cards! I’m currently enjoying my sweet baby who arrived a few days ago, and will need a little extra time to enjoy looking through your submissions. (I hope this means even more of you will have time to participate!)

Challenge Rules:
1. Leave a comment with a direct link to your card, or submit an image of your card to hannah@northridgepublishing.com by March 29th.
2. Our favorite cards will be featured and the winner of the Market Street Stamp prize pack will be announced on April 2nd.

March Blog Challenge Colors

This month’s challenge is a based on the color scheme above. A medium pink, soft lavender, and light yellow make the perfect color combo for spring and Easter. The inspiring card below is by Angelica Suarez, owner of Market Street Stamps.

HomeSweetHome-Angelica

We hope you’ll get involved with this fun challenge, and can’t wait to see what you create! Good luck to you all!

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Cards Blog Challenge: March 2013
 

Hannah Craner

I am a crafter. I love creating in all forms: jewelry-making, needlework, book-binding, sewing, etc. However, my passion is paper crafting.

I am the Editor and graphic designer for CARDS magazine. I feel so lucky to work in an industry I love, doing something I am passionate about. When I am not working on the magazine or playing with my three cute kids, you can usually find me with a stamp nearby and paper in hand.

You can see more of Hannah on her blog:

http://www.sherbetblossom.com/

Birthday CARDS Challenge Gallery and a New Challenge!

post date iconAugust 18th, 2011 author iconPaige
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Today’s challenge gallery is packed with 39 inspiring birthday cards! It’s the largest gallery we’ve ever had so make sure you scroll all the way through!

Cupcake Card by Maria
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Happy Birthday by Jinny Newlin
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Birthday Greetings by Megan Aaron
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Birthday CARDS Challenge Gallery and a New Challenge!
 

Paige Evans

I've been scrapbooking since I was 16 years old and love the hobby more each day! I enjoy making things by hand - from cards and layouts to books and baskets. My day is not complete unless I've made something. I'm the Copy Editor for the Northridge magazines and love all the inspiration I get from seeing everyone's creations. On a more personal note - we had our first baby - a boy named Fox - in October of 2010 and we love him to pieces! Paige's blog: chrisandpaige.blogspot.com

Ribbon Flower CARDS Challenge Gallery and a New Challenge!

post date iconAugust 4th, 2011 author iconPaige
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Are you ready and excited for the latest and greatest debut of a new CARDS Challenge Gallery? The challenge this week was to create cards featuring gathered ribbon flowers. I think you’re going to love what everyone created!

Thank You So Much for Everything by Paige Evans
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Thinking of You by Andrea Budjack

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Just for You by Linda Lee
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Ribbon Flower CARDS Challenge Gallery and a New Challenge!
 

Paige Evans

I've been scrapbooking since I was 16 years old and love the hobby more each day! I enjoy making things by hand - from cards and layouts to books and baskets. My day is not complete unless I've made something. I'm the Copy Editor for the Northridge magazines and love all the inspiration I get from seeing everyone's creations. On a more personal note - we had our first baby - a boy named Fox - in October of 2010 and we love him to pieces! Paige's blog: chrisandpaige.blogspot.com

Baker’s Twine CARDS Challenge Gallery and a New Challenge!

post date iconJuly 21st, 2011 author iconPaige
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Baker’s twine has been around for ages and is finally making it’s way into the realm of scrapbooking! Branching out from the normal red and white there are virtually limitless color combos now. Here are 27 cards featuring fun and unique ways to use this up and coming product known as baker’s twine:

 You’re Sew Nice by Wendy Stamey

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Hi by Jamie Long

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Have an Awesome Day by Robin Chernosky Funge

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Baker’s Twine CARDS Challenge Gallery and a New Challenge!
 

Paige Evans

I've been scrapbooking since I was 16 years old and love the hobby more each day! I enjoy making things by hand - from cards and layouts to books and baskets. My day is not complete unless I've made something. I'm the Copy Editor for the Northridge magazines and love all the inspiration I get from seeing everyone's creations. On a more personal note - we had our first baby - a boy named Fox - in October of 2010 and we love him to pieces! Paige's blog: chrisandpaige.blogspot.com

Accordion Paper Flower CARDS Challenge Gallery and a New Challenge!

post date iconJuly 7th, 2011 author iconPaige
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Welcome to another inspiration-filled CARDS challenge gallery! The theme this week was to use accordion paper flowers so here are 25 cards you talented readers made:

Thank You by Rachel Theall
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Celebrate by Karen Walker

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Thank You by Karolyn Loncon

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Accordion Paper Flower CARDS Challenge Gallery and a New Challenge!
 

Paige Evans

I've been scrapbooking since I was 16 years old and love the hobby more each day! I enjoy making things by hand - from cards and layouts to books and baskets. My day is not complete unless I've made something. I'm the Copy Editor for the Northridge magazines and love all the inspiration I get from seeing everyone's creations. On a more personal note - we had our first baby - a boy named Fox - in October of 2010 and we love him to pieces! Paige's blog: chrisandpaige.blogspot.com

Challenge: Show Me Something Round!

post date iconJune 28th, 2010 author iconJen Gallacher
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I am drawn to basic shapes. Perhaps it’s because I have a freshly graduated first grader, but I love squares, rectangles, and especially circles. Circles on a layout give the project motion. They can be found in products such as buttons, brads, and tags. They can be found in stamped images, as a background on a pattern paper. You can even create them digitally or through a die cut machine or a punch.

This week I’d like to challenge you to add a circle to your project. Now that’s not hard at all is it?!

Here is my project using a digital template from Vinnie Pearce:

(Supplies: Bonus Template by Vinnie Pearce from the “Give Me Templates Pack 2″ kit for www.twopeasinabucket.com; yellow paper, cloud paper, dot paper by Vinnie Pearce from the “Toy Box Papers” kit for www.twopeasinabucket.com; red solid paper by Michelle Underwood from the “Vintage Holiday Memories Solid Papers” kit for www.twopeasinabucket.com; stitching by Carina Gardner from the “Element-ary Stitches” kit for www.twopeasinabucket.com; Bunting Rub-on with White Stitching by Vinnie Pearce from the “Toy Box Elements” kit for www.twopeasinabucket.com; Vintage Typewriter font from www.scrapvillage.com)

CHALLENGE: To be included in the random drawing for this challenge, simply create a card or layout or project that contains a circle. Take a photo of it or scan it and then upload it to your favorite online gallery. Then simply link us to your project within the comments section below. One winner will be selected to receive a prize package from our fabulous sponsors. If an international winner is selected, the winner will be awarded an online download of one of our great magazines! All entries must be posted by Sunday, July 4 by midnight MST to be included in the drawing.

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Jen Gallacher

I am a designer, writer, and all-around crafter. I write the "Stories to Tell" article for Scrapbook Trends magazine and contribute regularly to the blog. You can also find me on CREATV, the Northridge Publishing video channel. Besides crafting, I enjoy reading, riding my bike, and watching television.

You can learn more about me on my blog: jengallacher.blogspot.com