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Monday, October 20, 2014

Week #238 - 'Spooky Wishes'


Hello shabby friends and welcome to another fun week of inspiration and creativity here in the Tea Room!  This week our challenge is called 'Spooky Wishes'!  Please create a card/project INSPIRED BY THE PHOTO AND INCLUDE A BOW!

FOR YOUR SUBMISSION TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE WEEKLY PRIZE AND HONORS: Because we are sponsored weekly by wonderful businesses who have graciously donated products and in the interest of fairness to all participants, any entries that do not follow our simple challenge rules will remain in the gallery but will not be eligible for the weekly prizes and top honors. Thanks for your understanding and participation!

I am pleased to introduce you all to this week's Guest Designer, Tracey Kelly!  Tracey earned this Guest Designer spot for her win in the Tea Room during the Week #229 challenge - 'Ring Around the Rosie'.



And now for some more beautiful inspiration from the Shabby Girls (please click on each designer's blog link to view additional photos of their projects) ...


Debbie MarcinkiewiczPaper Sweeties
{off this week}




Alyson MacDonald - Paper Cake Trail

Digital Papers by Janet Etsy: Halloween Post Card



Creations By AR ~ Jack-O-Box






Diane Hover - Nellie's Nest
Creations by AR:  Pun'kin Card and Party Set
Digital Papers by Janet Etsy:  Halloween Tickets





Rebecca Deeprose - Paper Primrose

Digital Papers by Janet Etsy: Halloween Tickets


Creations by AR: Harvest Pumpkin Set





Tina Milbourn - Confessions of a DeNami Addict
{off this week)

{off this week}




And, for another chance to play to win, visit the Paper Sweeties blog and enter your project for this month's October Paper Sweeties challenge - 'Happy Fall':





Now, hop on over to our Shabby Girl individual blogs to see lots more creative and beautiful inspiration, additional pictures and instructions for these projects!

 The Shabby Girls are pleased to welcome our sponsors - Creations by AR and Digital Papers by Janet Etsy!
Sponsor #1:


Creations by AR is all about paper crafting specializing in 3D templates, cutting files and digital images. Visit www.creationsbyar.com for inspiration!

I am pleased to offer The Shabby Tea Room participants a challenge discount of 10% off entire purchase during the week of my sponsorship.  The discount code is challenge10.

Sponsor #2:


My name is Janet, I'm Polish, live in the south of Italy and the mother of two children!!  I am a printing technician by profession, but an artist by passion.  I really like to draw and photograph everything with my camera. I am in love with old graphics and illustrations, and I always have my colored markers and pencils around me to sketch with.  I'm so happy to be sponsoring this week's Tea Room challenge!

Janet

Tea Time Terrific Top Three first place winner will receive three collage files.
Tea Time Terrific Top Three second place winner will receive two collage files.
Tea Time Terrific Top Three third place winner will receive one collage file.

 
Please link your creations below by Sunday, November 2nd to play along. Winner and Tea Time Terrific Top Three will be announced Monday, November 3rd. We will have an all-new challenge for you to play along with on the 3rd as well, so please come back and visit with us again for another chance to win!
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Week #237 - 'Show Your SHAPE' WINNERS!

A big THANK YOU to all of our crafty friends for being so supportive of this fun little challenge blog! Such an inspiring week here in the Tea Room for our 'Show Your SHAPE' challenge -- we received 24 BEAUTIFUL cards and projects this week WOW - and the Shabby Girls enjoyed peeking at each and every single one of them!!  We also would like to recognize and thank our 2,719 FABULOUS FOLLOWERS for joining in on the weekly challenges! We {heart} you all in the Tea Room so very much!!!

Don't forget ... if you're sporting either a Shabby Tea Room pink tea pot blinkie, Tea Time Terrific Top Three badge, Winner badge or Guest Designer badge, contact me via e-mail to be added to the Shabby Girlfriends Page!

Please join me in thanking Mynn Kitchen for joining us in the Tea Room last week as our Guest Designer!

A very special thank you to our sponsors last week, Paper Sweeties and The Cutting Cafe, for sponsoring the Tea Room challenge!

The Shabby Girls thank you ALL for sharing your special paper crafting talents with us here in the Tea Room! The talent and inspiration continuously amazes and inspires us all!  And now, without further ado, here are the creations that caught our eyes this week for capturing the essence of the 'Show Your SHAPE' challenge:

HONORABLE MENTION CUPS OF TEA:

1.  Holly H. #7

2.  Annette #14

3.  Elly's Creaties #18

 
THE SHABBY TEA ROOM TEA TIME TERRIFIC TOP THREE'S:
 
1.  Maria Patrick #5

2.  Carol Gill #8

3.  Heather Hudson #2 & #12

THE SHABBY TEA ROOM WINNERS:

Winner of the Paper Sweeties prize:  Julie's Crafty Creations #19



Winner of The Cutting Cafe prize:  Rainey's Craft Room #23





Congratulations to ALL! Tea Time Terrific Top Three and Winners, please grab your badges from our sidebar so you can proudly display them on your blogs! Winners, please contact me via e-mail to claim your prize!

Please be sure to review the rules on our rule page in order to be considered for the weekly top honors and prizes! 
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Monday, October 6, 2014

Week #237 - 'Show Your SHAPE'


Hello shabby friends and welcome to another fun week of inspiration and creativity here in the Tea Room!  This week our challenge is called 'Show Your Shape'!  Please create a 3-D project OR shaped card INSPIRED BY THE PHOTO!

FOR YOUR SUBMISSION TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE WEEKLY PRIZE AND HONORS: Because we are sponsored weekly by wonderful businesses who have graciously donated products and in the interest of fairness to all participants, any entries that do not follow our simple challenge rules will remain in the gallery but will not be eligible for the weekly prizes and top honors. Thanks for your understanding and participation!

I am pleased to introduce you all to this week's Guest Designer, Mynn Kitchen!  Mynn earned this Guest Designer spot for her win in the Tea Room during the Week #229 challenge - 'Ring Around the Rosie'.  My used the Hello Friend stamp set and Be Happy Sweet Cuts die from Paper Sweeties on her adorable project!


And now for some more beautiful inspiration from the Shabby Girls (please click on each designer's blog link to view additional photos of their projects) ...

Debbie MarcinkiewiczPaper Sweeties
{off this week}




Alyson MacDonald - Paper Cake Trail
Paper Sweeties: Sweeties Wagon
The Cutting Cafe: Pumpkin Treat Box






Diane Hover - Nellie's Nest
Paper Sweeties:  Stand Add-On: Scarecrow
The Cutting Cafe: Pumpkin Treat Box




Lenet Mos - To Scrap or not to Scrap, that is the Question
Paper Sweeties: Happy Wishes
The Cutting Cafe: Pumpkin Treat Box




Rebecca Deeprose - Paper Primrose
Paper Sweeties: Emma, Too Cute to Spook
The Cutting Cafe: Pumpkin Treat Box




 

Tina Milbourn - Confessions of a DeNami Addict
Paper Sweeties: You Are Fabulous, Thanks Berry MuchSweeties WagonTea For Two
The Cutting Cafe: Coffee Cup Shaped Card 2 Template




Now, hop on over to our Shabby Girl individual blogs to see lots more creative and beautiful inspiration, additional pictures and instructions for these projects!

And, for another chance to play to win, visit the Paper Sweeties blog and enter your project for this month's October Paper Sweeties challenge - 'Happy Fall':




 The Shabby Girls are pleased to welcome our sponsors - Paper Sweeties and The Cutting Cafe!

Sponsor #1:



Paper Sweeties offers high-quality, on trend acrylic stamps, coordinating metal dies and pretty embellishments. Our heartwarming images allow paper crafters to create adorable dolls with interchangeable outfits and accessories ... plus we also have a wide variety of wonderful all-occasion sentiments, labels, frames and accessory sets along with coordinating dies - perfect for every paper crafted project! You'll enjoy using your Paper Sweeties stamps, dies and embellishments to create projects for card making, scrap booking, party invitations and favors, home decor, gifts and so much more!

Winner will receive a $20 gift certificate from the Paper Sweeties boutique!

Sponsor #2:


The Cutting Cafe is your one stop for affordable cutting files and printable stamps. We offer a huge selections on just about any occasion.

This week's lucky winner will receive three cutting files from The Cutting Cafe!
 
Please link your creations below by Sunday, October 19th to play along. Winner and Tea Time Terrific Top Three will be announced Monday, October 20th. We will have an all-new challenge for you to play along with on the 20th as well, so please come back and visit with us again for another chance to win!
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Week #236 - 'Autumn Bliss' WINNERS!

A big, shabby THANK YOU to all of our friends for being so supportive of this wonderful, fun, shabby little challenge blog!!! Such an fun week here in the Tea Room for our 'Autumn Bliss' challenge -- we received 39 FUN cards and projects this week WOW - and the Shabby Girls enjoyed peeking at each and every single one of them!!  We also would like to recognize and thank our 2,719 FABULOUS FOLLOWERS for peeking and joining in on the weekly challenges! We {heart} you all in the Tea Room so very much!!!

Don't forget ... if you're sporting either a Shabby Tea Room pink tea pot blinkie, Tea Time Terrific Top Three badge, Winner badge or Guest Designer badge, contact me via e-mail to be added to the Shabby Girlfriends Page!

Please join me in thanking Julie Price for joining us in the Tea Room last week as our Guest Designer!

A very special thank you to our sponsors last week, Bugaboo Stamps and Digital Papers by Janet Etsy, for sponsoring the Tea Room challenge!

The Shabby Girls thank you ALL for sharing your special paper crafting talents with us here in the Tea Room! The talent and inspiration continuously amazes and inspires us all!!!  Your talent and creativity makes it nearly impossible to pick winners each week!   And now, without further ado, here are the creations that caught our eyes this week for capturing the essence of the 'Autumn Bliss' challenge:

HONORABLE MENTION CUPS OF TEA:

1.  MaxiBelle Studio #2

2.  Dee #6

3.  Mary V. #8

4.  Lyn T. #26

5.  Thisledew #29

6.  Lucy Patrick #39

 
THE SHABBY TEA ROOM TEA TIME TERRIFIC TOP THREE WINNERS - Digital Stamps by Janet Etsy:
 
1.  Maria Patrick #36 - winner of 3 collage files from Digital Papers by Janet Etsy!



2.  Cheryl Lea #30 - winner of 2 collage files from Digital Papers by Janet Etsy!


3.  Chris Olsen #22 - winner of 1 collage file from Digital Papers by Janet Etsy!



THE SHABBY TEA ROOM WINNER - Bugaboo Stamps:

Katie Tate #13!




Congratulations to ALL! Tea Time Terrific Top Threes and Winner, please grab your badges from our sidebar that you can proudly display on your blogs! Winners, please contact me via e-mail to claim your prizes!

Please be sure to review the rules on our rule page in order to be considered for the weekly top honors and prizes! 
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Monday, September 15, 2014

Week #236 - 'Autumn Bliss'


Hello shabby friends and welcome to another fun week of inspiration and creativity here in the Tea Room!  This week our challenge is called 'Autumn Bliss'!  Please create a card/project INSPIRED BY THE PHOTO AND INCLUDE A PUMPKIN!

FOR YOUR SUBMISSION TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE WEEKLY PRIZE AND HONORS: Because we are sponsored by wonderful businesses who have graciously donated products and in the interest of fairness to all participants, any entries that do not follow our simple challenge rules will remain in the gallery but will not be eligible for the weekly prizes and top honors. Thanks for your understanding and participation!

I am pleased to introduce you all to this week's Guest Designer, Julie Price!  Julie earned this Guest Designer spot for her win in the Tea Room during the Week #228 challenge - 'Sweet Shabby Flowers'.


And now for some more beautiful inspiration from the Shabby Girls (please click on each designer's blog link to view additional photos of their projects) ...

Debbie MarcinkiewiczPaper Sweeties
Off this week


Alyson MacDonald - Paper Cake Trail
Bugaboo Stamps: Pumpkin Patch
Digital Papers by Janet Etsy: Halloween Ticket





Diane Hover - Nellie's Nest
Bugaboo Stamps:  Pumpkin Patch


Digital Papers by Janet Etsy:  Halloween Postcard





Lenet Mos - To Scrap or not to Scrap, that is the Question
Bugaboo Stamps: pumpkin crow
Digital Papers by Janet Etsy: Halloween tickets





Rebecca Deeprose - Paper Primrose
 Digital Papers by Janet Etsy: Halloween Post Cards



Bugaboo Stamps: Halloween Blocks





Tina Milbourn - Confessions of a DeNami Addict
Bugaboo Stamps: Pumpkin Patch
Paper Sweeties:  Stand Add-on: Sentiments


Now, hop on over to our Shabby Girl individual blogs to see lots more creative and beautiful inspiration, additional pictures and instructions for these projects!

***A couple changes to announce***
Beginning with this week's new challenge, we are now going to BI-WEEKLY challenges here in the Tea Room.  We will bring you new challenges on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month.  We will have two sponsors per challenge and will be choosing TWO winners at the end of each bi-weekly challenge -- double the fun, double the prizes!  Play along as many times as you want ... the more you play, the more chances you have to WIN!


And, for another chance to get crafty for a chance to win a shopping spree to the Paper Sweeties boutique, play along with the September Inspiration Challenge --we're looking for PUMPKINS this month ...



And ... here is the board for the October Paper Sweeties challenge - 'Happy Fall':



 The Shabby Girls are pleased to welcome our sponsors - Bugaboo Stamps and Digital Papers by Janet Etsy!

Sponsor #1:

As if raising five children in the frozen land of the North was not enough of a challenge, Jodie Mackrell decided to dip her cold little Canadian toes into the world of papercrafting by opening an online store full of her illustrations. That was two years ago. Today Bugaboo Stamps is one of the leading companies in digital images, and we're still growing!  From seriously snarky to sugary sweet to sublimely soulful all the way over to the other side of the super sexy spectrum, you're bound to find all that you need and more to create your paper projects.  Jodie works very hard to provide New Releases and Freebies every week!

If your taste runs to rubber (and you know who you are), you can find Bugaboo Stamps stamps at Totally Stampalicious. And finally, join the Bugaboo Stamps DT  for weekly challenges at Catch the Bug.

Our links are:
Store : http://www.bugaboostamps.com/
Catch the bug Challenge blog:  http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.com/


Sponsor #2:

My name is Janet, I'm Polish, live in the south of Italy and the mother of two children!!  I am a printing technician by profession, but an artist by passion.  I really like to draw and photograph everything with my camera. I am in love with old graphics and illustrations, and I always have my colored markers and pencils around me to sketch with.  I'm so happy to be sponsoring this week's Tea Room challenge!

Janet
Tea Time Terrific Top Three first place winner will receive three collage files.
Tea Time Terrific Top Three second place winner will receive two collage files.
Tea Time Terrific Top Three third place winner will receive one collage file.
 
Please link your creations below by Sunday, October 5th to play along. Winner and Tea Time Terrific Top Three will be announced Monday, October 6th. We will have an all-new challenge for you to play along with on the 6th as well, so please come back and visit with us again for another chance to win!
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Week #235 - 'Birds of a Feather Flock Together' WINNERS!

A big, shabby THANK YOU to all of our friends for being so supportive of this wonderful, fun, shabby little challenge blog!!! Such an fun week here in the Tea Room for our 'Birds of a Feather Flock Together' challenge -- we received 11 BEAUTIFUL cards and projects this week WOW - and the Shabby Girls enjoyed peeking at each and every single one of them!!  We also would like to recognize and thank our 2,713 FABULOUS FOLLOWERS for peeking and joining in on the weekly challenges! We {heart} you all in the Tea Room so very much!!!

Don't forget ... if you're sporting either a Shabby Tea Room pink tea pot blinkie, Tea Time Terrific Top Three badge, Winner badge or Guest Designer badge, contact me via e-mail to be added to the Shabby Girlfriends Page!

Please join me in thanking Michelle Bala for joining us in the Tea Room last week as our Guest Designer!

A very special thank you to our sponsor last week, The Cutting Cafe, for sponsoring the Tea Room challenge!

The Shabby Girls thank you ALL for sharing your special paper crafting talents with us here in the Tea Room! The talent and inspiration continuously amazes and inspires us all!!!  Your talent and creativity makes it nearly impossible to pick winners each week!   And now, without further ado, here are the creations that caught our eyes this week for capturing the essence of the 'Birds of a Feather Flock Together' challenge:
 
THE SHABBY TEA ROOM TEA TIME TERRIFIC TOP THREE'S:
 
1.  Mary V. #2

2.  Sylwia-eR #10

3.  Tracey K. #11

THE SHABBY TEA ROOM WINNER:

Paper Talk With Samra #7!  Oh my shabby goodness ... LOVE!  Thanks so much, Samra, for sharing your lovely card with us this week in the Tea Room!




Congratulations to ALL! Tea Time Terrific Top Three and Winner, please grab your badges from our sidebar that you can proudly display on your blogs! Winner, please contact me via e-mail to claim your prize!

Please be sure to review the rules on our rule page in order to be considered for the weekly top honors and prizes! 
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