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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

WWC103 - The Winner

What a fantastic group of cards that were entered in last week's challenge!  Now, it's time to announce the winner of Gail's Masculine Challenge.  Gail picked Darlene Pavlick's beautiful Northern Lights card as her winner.  Congratulations, Darlene!  Well done!


Darlene, here is your winner's badge.  We hope you'll proudly display it on your blog.


This week we chose three great designs for our Honorable Mentions.  They were designed by Tenia Nelson, Celeste Goff and Sarah Fleming. Congratulations, ladies.  Your cards were beautifully created.  They appear in the order of entry into the challenge.






Tenia, Celeste and Sarah, here is your Honorable Mention badge.  We hope you'll proudly display it on your blogs.


Many thanks to to all of you who participated by linking up and sharing your interpretations of Gail's Masculine "Anything Goes" Challenge.  Beautiful cards!

Be sure to stop back tomorrow, February 1st,
for the new Watercooler Wednesday Challenge and to check out the wonderful creations by the Watercooler Artists.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

WWC103 - Gail's Masculine "Anything Goes" Challenge

Woo Hoo!  This is going to be an amazing challenge.  We all need more masculine cards, right? Well, Gail Allen is hosting a Masculine "Anything Goes" challenge this week.  How great is that?


So basically you just have to think masculine.  Otherwise anything goes.  It can be as simple or as fancy as you please.  It can be for a birthday, anniversary, Valentine's, or anything at all.  Your choice. You can see from the diversity of the cards created by our Watercooler Artists that there is a huge range of options open to you.  As usual, if you click on the name under each card, you can visit the blog post to see details on how the card was created.   We begin with Gail's copper "Happy Birthday Brother" card.









And now it's your turn.  You can join us by linking up your creation with the InLinkz at the bottom of this challenge.  

Remember:
          1.  This must be a new project---no back-linking to a previous post.
          2.  You must link your project back to our challenge (details at top of page).
          3.  You must link directly to your post, not simply your general blog.
          4.  Please link to no more than 4 challenges, including ours.
          5.  Have fun!

Simply use the link-up below to share your project.  This Linky will close on Monday, Jannuary 30th at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time.


Tuesday, January 24, 2017

WWC102 - The Winner

This week we had a wonderful line up of beautiful cards and let me tell you, it was hard to pick the winners.  But, it's time to announce the winner of Libby's Clean & Simple Challenge.  Libby picked Sheri Lee's glittery card as her winner.  Congratulations, Sheri!  Well done!


Sheri, we hope you'll proudly display your winner's badge on your blog.


Our Honorable Mentions were chosen by Libby and the remaining Watercooler Artists. Congratulations to Helen Whitehead and Wendy Rudd.  Your cards were beautifully created.




Helen and Wendy, we hope you'll proudly display the badge shown below on your blogs.


Many thanks to to all of you who participated by linking up and sharing your interpretations of Libby's Love in Red on White challenge.  Beautiful cards!

Be sure to stop back tomorrow, January 25th,
for the new Watercooler Wednesday Challenge and to check out the wonderful creations by the Watercooler Artists.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

WWC102 - Libby's LOVE in Red on White Clean and Simple Chalenge

This week Libby Fens is hosting our Clean and Simple challenge.  She has given us the theme of Love in Red on White.  Take a look at the great inspiration photo and let your creativity flow.

I'd like to take this time to introduce you to our newest Watercooler Artist, Heather Hopson.  She has come on board for the next three months and will be sharing her wonderful projects with you.  Here is what Heather has to say about herself:  "I am a happily married lady with a cat named Jellicoe.   We love to dance, camp, rockhound, and to entertain. We have a beautiful back yard and love to have our friends over for barbecues.  I love to make cards and also love the Joy that a "Homemade card" brings to others." 


Now here's a look at what the Watercooler Artists have done to help inspire you.  Now, head into your craft room start creating.  We can't wait to see how you were inspired.









Now it's your turn.  You can join us by linking up your creation with the InLinkz at the bottom of this challenge. 

Remember:
          1.  This must be a new project---no back-linking to a previous post.
          2.  You must link your project back to our challenge (details at top of page).
          3.  You must link directly to your post, not simply your general blog.
          4.  Please link to no more than 4 challenges, including ours.
          5.  Have fun!
Please use the link-up below to share your project.  This Linky will close on Monday, January 23rd at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time.


Tuesday, January 17, 2017

WWC101 - The Winner

Wow!  This week has sure flown by and it's time to announce the winner of Jean's Color Challenge.  Drum roll, please!  Jean picked Kathe Deck for her winner.  Congratulations, Kathe!

Kathe, we hope you'll proudly display your winner's badge on your blog.


Our Honorable Mentions were chosen by Jean and the remaining Watercooler Artists. Congratulations to Jenny and Melanie Richards.  Your cards were beautifully created.



Jenny and Melanie, we hope you'll proudly display the badge shown below on your blogs.


Many thanks to Heather, Juliene, Jane and Emily for linking up and sharing their interpretations of Jean's colors.

Be sure to stop back tomorrow, January 18th,
for the new Watercooler Wednesday Challenge and the wonderful creations by the Watercooler Artists.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

WWC101 - Jean's Color Challenge

This week Jean Fitch is hosting our first color challenge of 2017.  She has chosen some great colors for us to work with.  With many of us in the middle of winter with cold and snow, these bright, cheerful colors will be a nice way to brighten up the day.

Last week was Deborah Smart's last challenge with us here at the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge.  She has decided to step down to focus her interests elsewhere.  We wish her all the best and hope you will continue to visit her blog to see what she's creating.  Thanks for being a part of the team, Deborah!


So, get creating and show us how you were inspired by these beautiful colors.  Just check out the terrific ways in which the Watercooler Artists were inspired this week.








Now it's your turn.  You can join us by linking up your creation with the InLinkz at the bottom of this challenge.  


Remember:
          1.  This must be a new project---no back-linking to a previous post.
          2.  You must link your project back to our challenge (details at top of page).
          3.  You must link directly to your post, not simply your general blog.
          4.  Please link to no more than 4 challenges, including ours.
          5.  Have fun!

Please use the link-up below to share your project.  This Linky will close on Monday, January 16th at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time.


Tuesday, January 10, 2017

WWC100 - The Winner

It's time to announce the winner of our 100th challenge.  Our pick was Vikki's musical birthday card.  The watercolor background set off the die-cut happy birthday and musical notes so perfectly.  Well done, Vikki!

Vikki, please email Bronwyn Eastley at bronaddinktivedesigns@gmail.com to let her know you are the winner of our 100th challenge.  She will give you instructions on how to claim your free tutorial.


Vikki, we hope you'll proudly display your winner's badge on your blog.


Our Honorable Mentions this week are Heather Hopson and Tenia Nelson.  



Heather and Tenia, we hope you'll proudly display the badge shown below on your blogs.
 
 
And, special thanks to Sharon, Wendy, Louise, Emily, Manuela, Char, Hazel and Melanie for helping us celebrate our 100th challenge.  Your cards were beautifully done.
 
Be sure to stop back tomorrow, January 11th, for the new Watercooler Wednesday challenge and the wonderful creations by the Watercooler Artists.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

WWC100 - It's A Celebration!

Today the Watercooler Artists are in celebration mode.  It's our 100th challenge for the Watercooler Wednesday Challenge and we are all super excited!  As you can see, it's an "anything goes" challenge with a celebration theme.  So come join the fun and share the excitement with us.


We are pleased to have Bronwyn Eastley with us again as a Guest Designer for our 100th challengeAs always, she has a fantastic card to share with us.  And, the lucky winner of this week's challenge gets to choose one of Bronwyn's tutorials for free.  So be sure to link up your celebration card for a chance to win.   

This is what Bronwyn has to say about herself:  "Hi, I’m Bronwyn Eastley, an Independent Stampin’ Up! ® Demonstrator from Tasmania, Australia.  I love to create paper craft projects using SU’s extensive and gorgeous range of coordinating products. My passion is designing and making 3D, interactive cards with fun folds. I also love blogging, am an avid Pinterest fan and write card tutorials to help fund my obsession. Thank you, Heidi, for inviting me as a Guest Designer for the Watercooler Wednesday Challenges.


And now back to our team.  We have some great samples created by the Watercooler Artists to get your creative juices flowing. As usual, if you click on the name under each card, you can visit the blog post to see details of their "anything goes" celebration project.








And now it's your turn.  You can join us by linking up your creation with the InLinkz at the bottom of this challenge.  

Remember:
          1.  This must be a new project---no back-linking to a previous post.
          2.  You must link your project back to our challenge (details at top of page).
          3.  You must link directly to your post, not simply your general blog.
          4.  Please link to no more than 4 challenges, including ours.
          5.  Have fun!

Please use the link-up below to share your project.  This Linky will close on Monday, January 9th at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time.