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Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Challenge No. 2 ~ Strip it Down!!




Welcome back, we're so glad you could join us. WOW!!! You have blown the top off our Pink & Dots challenge! What an amazing turnout. Thank you all for sharing your wonderful works of
he{art} with us!

We have a new challenge for you this week, brought to us by the lovely Annika Ryan from the 7 Kids College Fund Design Team.

STRIP IT DOWN!!

Smiley from millan.net

Noooooo, not what you're thinking. . . We'd like you to use NO MORE than TWO layers of design paper on your card! Easy, right? And look at the fabulous prize up for grabs this week!!!


A Scor-It-All Board! All the details on this awesome product can be found HERE.

Just a couple reminders for you:
  • You MUST use a stamped image carried by 7 Kids College Fund on your card or project in order to be eligible for the prize drawing; and
  • Since the Design Team loves to visit your blog and tell you how much we LOVE your creations, we'd be so much happier if you could PLEASE disable the Comment Verification feature on your blog. Instructions are included on the sidebar. (There's nothing worse than crabby DT members!!)
Smiley from millan.net
And now, we have the privilege of announcing all the winners from our first challenge. It was a VERY difficult task to choose only THREE for our top choices from so many wonderful submissions! We finally narrowed it down ~ Here are their gorgeous entries:   










Beautiful work ladies!  Congrats  ~ Please grab the TOP 3 blinkie and proudly display it on your blog!





We were also super excited to choose our very first Guest Designer from these three! But, talk about ANOTHER tough choice! We're happy to announce that


has been chosen to be our Guest Designer for our next challenge, and can proudly display this awesome button, designed by the mega-talented Ann Vento, on her blog.




And, FINALLY!!! DRUM ROLL PLEASE!!!

The VERY lucky winner, chosen using Random.org, of a $50.00 Gift Certificate to 7 Kids College Fund is . . . Lucky No. 107


Here's her adorable Pink and Dots card:



HUGE congrats Christine! Please send us your email address so we can get your $50.00 Gift Certificate to you.


Here are this week's cards for your inspiration to join us in this challenge from the spectacular 7 Kids College Fund Design Team:  


[Please note, specific details on each card can be found on that DT member's blog -
be sure to visit them and leave some love!]


























Please be sure to upload your creation for this week's challenge to your blog or public photo gallery, and then leave a link that goes directly to your project in the Inlinkz form at the bottom of this post by noon on Tuesday, August 31st.
Don't forget, you must use a stamp carried by 7 Kids College Fund to be eligible for a chance at our fabulous prize

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Challenge No. 1 ~ Pink & Dots!

Yay! Welcome to our brand spankin' new

7 Kids College Fund Challenge Blog!!

Smiley from millan.net

It's been a long time coming, but we're finally here and SUPER excited to begin!

We'll be holding challenges every other Wednesday and hope you will join us. We're planning to have some awesome prizes (from 7 Kids College Fund, of course!) for the winners who will be chosen using Random.org. We will also be choosing our favorite Top Three participants from each challenge who will be lucky enough to receive an awesome 7 Kids College Fund Top 3 Blinkie to proudly display on their blog. . .


But wait, it gets better! We also will choose one person from the Top 3 to join us for the following week's challenge as a Guest Designer! Pretty cool stuff, huh?

All the details and rules for our challenges can be found on the right sidebar. ----- >

So, let's get this party started! This week, in honor of the famous 7 Kids College Fund logo




our challenge is the color Pink and DOTS! We hope you will join us for a chance at this fantastic prize.


A $50.00 GIFT CERTIFICATE FROM
7 KIDS COLLEGE FUND!!!


How cool is that?!?!

And, without further ado, here are the 7 Kids College Fund Design Team's Pink and Dotty samples for your inspiration:



AMBER HIGHT































Please be sure to upload your creation for this week's challenge to your blog or public photo gallery, and then leave a link that goes directly to your project in the Inlinkz form at the bottom of this post byTuesday, August 17th.
 You must use a stamp carried by 7 Kids College Fund to be eligible for a chance at our fabulous prize

***A special shout-out and huge thanks to both Ann Vento and Manuela of the 7KCF DT for the awesome design of our challenge blog, gorgeous header and VERY cool blinkies!!***