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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

WWC134 - Anything Goes Challenge

Woo Hoo!  It's the fifth Wednesday of a month and you know what that means.  We're having an Anything Goes challenge.  Terrific news, right?


So, what do we expect for an "Anything Goes" challenge?  Well, really, anything.  You can see from the wonderful samples created by our Watercooler Artists that some have made cards, Gail has made a card and a decorated candle, and Heidi has decorated a fan.  Surprise us!  As usual, just click on the name under the project to discover all the details.  We begin with Marsha's beautiful card.








Missing this week because of Hurrican Harvey

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 8 challenges, including ours.
          5.  Have fun!

Simply use the link-up below to share your project.  This Linky will close on Monday, September 4th at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time.  Winners will be posted on Tuesday, September 5th at 5:00 p.m. MDT.


Tuesday, August 29, 2017

WWC133 - The Winners

It's Tuesday and time to announce the Rock Star and Rockers for Penny's "All About Christmas" Challenge.  But first, we'd like to thank everyone who played along with with us.  Your entries were wonderful and it made our choices harder.  The Watercooler Artists enjoyed visiting your blogs to see all of your great designs.

Penny's choice for her Watercooler Rock Star is Sherri Lee's adorable snowman card. Following the winner are the Watercooler Artists choices for the Watercooler Rockers.


Penny's Winner:  I absolutely adore this acetate snowman card. Beautifully coloured and lots of texture.

Congratulations, Sherri!  Here is your badge to proudly display on your blog designating you as our Watercooler Rock Star!


Now it's time for the Watercooler Artists to share their choices for our Watercooler Rockers.  But before we do, I'd like to mention that one of our team members, Libby Fens, is not with us this week.  She is one of those impacted by Hurricane Harvey.  Our hearts are with her as she copes with the aftermath.

Kath's Choice:  I love the elegance.

Marsha's Choice:  I love Darnell's clean and simple design.  Those 3-D candy canes look real enough to eat! 


Gail's Choice:  It's festive, traditional and nostalgic. Great job combining all the patterns in a way that really works.

Judy's Choice:  This card is just absolutely adorable! I love those Christmas bears!!!

Heidi's Choice:  Love the combination of stamp sets as well as the lovely watercolouring. Great job stamping the envelope to match.

Fiona's Choice:  I love cardinals and love the way this one has been coloured.

Crystal, Darnell, Jan, Lorraine, Jennifer and Andrea, congratulations.  Here is your badge to proudly display on your blog designating you as our Watercooler Rockers.


And, there you have our Rock Star and Watercooler Rockers for this week!  Be sure to come back tomorrow, August 30th, for our next Watercooler Wednesday Challenge.  You won't want to miss out on all the wonderful designs by our Watercooler Artists.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

WWC133 - Penny's "All About Christmas" Challenge

Woo Hoo!  Penny Hanuszak is hosting a fabulous "All About Christmas" challenge this week.  Time to add to that stash of Christmas cards you're steadily working on.


You can get some terrific ideas for those Christmas cards by checking out the wonderful samples created by our Watercooler Artists.  Remember, you just have to click on the name under the card to get to the appropriate blog post for all the details.  We begin with Penny's elegant white, blue and silver creation.









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 8 challenges, including ours.
          5.  Have fun!

Simply use the link-up below to share your project.  This Linky will close on Monday, August 28th at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time.  Winners will be posted on Tuesday, August 29th at 5:00 p.m. MDT.


Tuesday, August 22, 2017

WWC132 - The Winners

It's time to announce the Rock Star and Rockers for Marsha's Masculine "Anything Goes" Challenge.  But first, we'd like to thank everyone who played along with with us.  Your entries were wonderful and it made our choices harder.  The Watercooler Artists enjoyed visiting your blogs to see all of your great designs.

Marsha's choice for her Watercooler Rock Star is Sue's  beautiful alcohol ink landscape card. Following the winner are the Watercooler Artists choices for the Watercooler Rockers.

Marsha's Winner:  The landscape Sue designed using using alcohol inks is beautiful.  Her smooshing with a straw made for a very realistic background.

Congratulations, Sue!  Here is your badge to proudly display on your blog designating you as our Watercooler Rock Star!


Now it's time for the Watercooler Artists to share their choices for our Watercooler Rockers.

Heidi's Choice:  This is an amazing creation, beautifully thought out and well crafted. Excellent choice of embellishments.

Libby's Choice:  It's clean and simple and to the point, pun intended!

Kath's Choice:  I like the layout and image.  Very masculine!

Judy's Choice:  I love all the techniques and color on this!

Penny's Choice:  The oxide blend in the background and the black oxide image of the jaunty young males out for a night on the town really captured and held my attention. Great card!

Gail's Choice:  I love all the different shades of blue and the die with all those angles and lines I think would really appeal to many men.

Fiona's Choice:  I love the construction of this card and the little envelope detail on the front.

Jolanda, Jan, Heather, Julie, Harriet, Andrea and Maria congratulations.  Here is your badge to proudly display on your blog designating you as our Watercooler Rockers.


And, there you have our Rock Star and Watercooler Rockers for this week!  Be sure to come back tomorrow, August 23rd, for our next Watercooler Wednesday Challenge.  You won't want to miss out on all the wonderful designs by our Watercooler Artists.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

WWC132 - Marsha's Masculine "Anything Goes" Challenge

Woo Hoo!  It's time for another of our popular challenges.  Which one?  This week Marsha Reed is hosting the Masculine "Anything Goes" Challenge.  This is a great time to catch up on making those cards for some of the men (of all ages) in our lives.


For some great ideas for those masculine projects we have the terrific samples created by our Watercooler Artists.  Remember, you just have to click on the name under the card to get to the appropriate blog post for more details.  We begin with Marsha's awesome underwater card featuring some 3-D bubbles.









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 8 challenges, including ours.
          5.  Have fun!

Simply use the link-up below to share your project.  This Linky will close on Monday, August 21st at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time.  Winners will be posted on Tuesday, August 22nd at 5:00 p.m. MDT.


Tuesday, August 15, 2017

WWC131 - The Winners

It's time to announce the Rock Star and Rockers for Kath's "All About Birthdays" Challenge.  But first, we'd like to thank everyone who played along with with us.  Your entries were wonderful and it made our choices harder.  The Watercooler Artists enjoyed visiting your blogs to see all of your great designs.

Kath's choice for her Watercooler Rock Star is Aileen Ryan's adorable birthday card. Following the winner are the Watercooler Artists choices for the Watercooler Rockers.

Kath's Winner:  I love the sweet little girls and how well the water coloring was done!

Congratulations, Aileen!  Here is your badge to proudly display on your blog designating you as our Watercooler Rock Star!


Now it's time for the Watercooler Artists to share their choices for our Watercooler Rockers.

Marsha's Choice:  I love this design as well as the colors and those flowers.  A beautiful clean and simple design.

Libby's Choice:  I LOVE the colors! Simply done.

Penny's Choice:  I love the diagonal background and the beautiful colouring on the little bear. It's so adorable.

Gail's Choice:  'Cause it made me laugh!

Judy's Choice:  I adore this dinosaur and the dimensionality of this card!

Heidi's Choice:  The incredible mix of colours in the background simply makes the white die-cuts "pop". Both cards are gorgeous but the balloons are my favourite against those wonderful colours.

Fiona's Choice:  I love those rich colours and the simplicity of the cut out in the foreground.
 
Julia, Caroline, Michele, Chris, Louise, Darlene and Robyn congratulations.  Here is your badge to proudly display on your blog designating you as our Watercooler Rockers.


And, there you have our Rock Star and Watercooler Rockers for this week!  Be sure to come back tomorrow, August 16th, for our next Watercooler Wednesday Challenge.  You won't want to miss out on all the wonderful designs by our Watercooler Artists.