Sunday, July 18, 2010

#7 Christmas in July!

We're only having one challenge this month and next to account for summer holiday fun.  We'll resume every two weeks in September.  
And this one is my favourite so far: Christmas in July!  I LOVE Christmas cards, and hope you use this challenge as inspiration to get a jump start on the cards you will be needing five months from now!
So why not join in the fun and create a Christmas card to add to your stash.

Happily, we have a new sponsor for this week's challenge!  Here is what Whimsy is offering  as blog candy:

Whimsy Stamps is a family owned business and online store located in the United States. We carry a line of whimsical and fun rubber stamps made from deeply etched red rubber and mounted on EZ mount foam. We also have a digital stamp collection with new releases on the 1st of each month. We've recently added an online gallery for our DT and registered users where you can find lots of samples using our stamps. We also have an inspirations blog with daily postings and product info and our featured stamper Saturdays! 

As promised, I have two winners this week, from the participants who followed the rules and used one of my digital images in Challenges #5 and #6!  I numbered you in the order you entered, and then used Random Integer Generator to choose the two winners.  And they are:

Chris Olsen

Give me a shout ladies, and I'll get your prizes mailed out to you!

Now here are the cards my Lovely Crew members have created to get you inspired to make Christmas cards!  You may notice a new name on the list!  Happily, Michele Spera has agreed to join the Crew as our Guest Designer for a few challenges!  Thanks Michele, waving!! 

 Michele Spera's card:


And mine:




Maria Christmas in July for Crissy

And now, here are the artist's pick awards for the cards I thought were most stunning out of all the stunning entries from challenges #5 and #6!
Please pick up your trophy from the sidebar and proudly display it on your blog!


Rachel Hope



Janet T