Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Happy Holidays and December Challenge

Hello friends and Happy Holidays,

I hope you had a great Thanksgiving.  I still can't believe that we are in December already.  I live near New Orleans, Louisiana, so even it's Winter, we still have 70s degree weather.  Warm weather makes you forget that Christmas is approaching.  Call me crazy, but I do miss the snowy day during Christmas in Denver.

Anyhow, today, I'm so honor to have Vicky Papaioannou as a guest designer this month.  Vicky is the reason I came back to stamping in 2011 and have not stopped since.  She is such an amazing artist and inspiration!  Check out her beautiful card, made out of scrapped papers... AWESOME!!




For this challenge, you have until January 25th to enter your card(s).  And we will have a challenge winner as well as a winner randomly select from all comments.  Please scroll down for inlinkz!!

Challenge Winner will receive a $20 gift certificate to Butterfly Reflections, Ink.  

Also, we'll randomly select a winner from all comments to receive the stamp set: Floral Fancies.  So if you submit a card for the challenge, be sure to leave a comment as well!  

Floral Fancies

And here are the winner and favorites of November Challenge.  Congratulations ladies, please proudly display your PIC badges.  Badges can be found here.



#18 (Birka)

#21 (Leigh Penner)

Thank you so much for playing along!  And here's the link up for December Challenge:

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Introducing a New Design Team Member and November PIC Challenge

Hello friends,

I am thrilled to introduce to you a new Design Team member, Anja of Little Butterfly Creations.  Anja's works are CAS perfection... from the designs, to colors, to mad coloring skills.  I'm so honor that she's joined our group.  Please check out her blog to see all the beautiful inspirations.  

Now let's get to our November Inspiration!

Wow isn't Anja's card stunning?  Her take is spot on!  

Here're more our DT's creations:



And now the results of last month's challenge...  CONGRATULATIONS ladies!  You can find the badges here to display on your blog. 



Leigh, please send me a message with your email address to receive the gift certificate's code.

Many thanks to everyone who participated.  I would love to see your creation inspired by this month image!  Hugs!!!

Thursday, October 1, 2015

October PIC Challenge with Guest Designer Kay Miller

Hello friends, and welcome!

Today, we have the result of last month challenge.  But first, I would like to show you the gorgeous inspiration for October Challenge.  This month, I'm so honor to have the super talented Guest Designer Kay Miller to join us.  My jaw dropped to see her gorgeous card.  Her colors are spot on and the design is just so elegant and beautiful.  I can't wait to see your creations inspired by this month's image.  

The winner of October Challenge will receive a $20 Gift Card to Butterfly Reflections, Ink.  

October Inspiration (Source)

And here are the beautiful cards from our Design Team:




And now the results of last month's challenge...  CONGRATULATIONS ladies!  You can find the badges here to display on your blog.  


Isha (#5)


Isha, please email me at PinterestInspiredChallenge@yahoo.com with your address and I will send out the stamp set to you.  

THANKS everyone for participating, commenting and visiting our blog!  See you again!

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

A New Challenge and August Winner

Good morning friends,

THANK YOU so much for such an overwhelming support and participation in our very first challenge. Our Design Team and I appreciate all your wonderful comments and "like" on our blog and Facebook page. 

We had such a hard time choosing our winner and favorites. There are so many gorgeous entries. We finally got our results via a voting system :). 

Here are our choices: 



Lydia, please send me an email at PinterestInspiredChallenge@yahoo.com with your address and I'll have the stamp set sent out to you. All winners you can proudly display your badges. Badges can be found here


And here's your Pinterest Inspired image for September: 

I am grateful that The Alley Way Stamp is again sponsoring for our challenge. This month winner will receive this beautiful butterfly stamp set called Fly By. Please check out TAWS blog for all the wonderful inspiration from TAWS DT. 

This month, we are so honor to have the master of Clean and Graphic style, Laurie Willison of Soapbox Creations as our Guest DT. Wow!! She created such a fabulous card using a simple triangle stamp.

And the following are cards from our DT:

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Welcome to the First Pinterest Inspired Challenge

Hello and welcome!  We are super excited to launch our brand new monthly challenge.  Pinterest has been a great source of inspiration.  So we'd like to share with you some beautiful images to inspire your creativity. 

This challenge blog is a group effort of my fellow design friends and mine.  I've known these ladies for sometimes, and bonded over the blog world.  We share similar styles and taste.  Since we live all over the world, there's no better way to strengthen our friendship than making a challenge blog together. 

Before we start, I especially thank Simonne Clay for endlessly working on the graphic and creating this blog.  This blog wouldn't be launched today if it wasn't for you, Simonne.  I also want to thank Anika Lerche, Dana Warren, and Francine Vuilleme for spending hours on Pinterest and selecting these fabulous images with me.  Last but not least, a big thank you to Amy Tsuruta for agreeing to be our very first guest designer and for her patience during the hot mess of launching our blog.  THANK YOU!!

Without any further delay, here's our August inspiration:

Joining us on our very first challenge is the FABULOUS guest designer Amy Tsuruta.  Amy is one of the founders of the wildly popular Coffee Lover Blog Hops, a super sweet blog friend and a terrific card maker.  Amy, THANK YOU for joining us and for being so patient :).

Here's Amy's take on the challenge.  I just LOVE her use of patterns and such a cute image.  

Next are the creations from our Design Team members.  Please visit their blog and share some love...

This challenge is sponsored by The Alley Way Stamps.  The winning entry will be selected by our DT to receive the Calypso stamp set.  Thank you so much Alison.