Wednesday, February 14, 2018

WWC157 - Heidi's "All About Occasions" Challenge

Woo Hoo!  We have our fun "All About Occasions" challenge this week, and our host is Heidi.  What do we mean about Occasions?  Well, some but not all are listed in the challenge graphic below.  Let's see what sort of Occasion everyone chooses this week.



We have some terrific projects by the Watercooler Artists to get those creative juices flowing.  For details on how Heidi and the other Watercooler Artists created their projects, just click on the name underneath and you will be taken to that blog post.  We begin with Heidi's whimsical birthday card mixing up the Birthday Delivery and the Party Panda sets:










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!


Please use the link-up below to share your project.  This Linky will close on Monday, February 19th  at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time.


Tuesday, February 13, 2018

WWC156 - The Winners

Hello and Happy Tuesday!  It's time to announce the Rock Star and Rockers for Penny's Feminine  "Anything Goes" Challenge.  But first, we'd like to thank everyone who played along with us.  The entries this week were fantastic and many!  You are making it harder and harder on us to make our choices as we think you are all stars.  Well done to all.

Penny's choice for our Watercooler Rock Star is Mary's (Stamps-N-Lingers) stunning floral card.  Following the winner are the Watercooler Artists choices for the Watercooler Rockers.

Penny's Winner:  There were so many beautiful elements in this well planned and designed card. I loved everything about it and found the floral mix and hints of copper stunning.

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


Now it's on to the Watercooler Artists choices for our Watercooler Rockers.  They are shown in no particular order.

Marsha's Choice:  Christine's faux enamel butterfly is gorgeous!  I love the depth of color and the clean and simple design of her card.  What an awesome technique.

Gail's Choice: The combination of white and kraft is so classic, and the die cuts are so delciate - it all makes for a very pleasing feminine design.

Judy's Choice:  The coloring is amazing and all the bright colors come together so wonderfully!

Heidi's Choice:  Arlene has used the cutest little tomboy image for this card. The background paper, colour choices, and that die-cut frame all combine to accentuate the balancing act between being feminine and doing what comes naturally. Love it and lived it.

Charlotte's Choice:  I love the ombre feather. It provides a great pop of colour on a wonderfully CAS card.

Helen's Choice:  Sue made a lovely, soft CAS card. Very feminine with beautiful watercoloured flowers.

Kath's Choice: This card makes me happy. I like that the image is carried onto the tag.
 
Congratulations Christine, Anita, Chris, Arlene, Maria, Sue and Angie.  Here is your badge to proudly display on your blog designating you as one of our Watercooler Rockers.


There you have our Rock Star and Watercooler Rockers lineup for this week!  Be sure to come back tomorrow, February 14th, for our next Watercooler Wednesday Challenge.  You won't want to miss out on all the wonderful designs by our Watercooler Artists.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

WWC156 - Penny's Feminine "Anything Goes" Challenge

Woo Hoo!  This week Penny is hosting a Feminine "Anything Goes" Challenge.  Let's see what everyone can create with a feminine twist.  We have some terrific samples by the Watercooler Artists to get those creative juices flowing.


For details on how Penny and the other Watercooler Artists created their projects, just click on the name underneath and you will be taken to that blog post.  We begin with Penny's bright and beautiful Birthday card using the Sale-a-bration stamp set, Amazing You.










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!

Please use the link-up below to share your project.  This Linky will close on Monday, February 12th  at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time.


Tuesday, February 6, 2018

WWC155 - The Winners!

Hello and Happy Tuesday!  It's time to announce the Rock Star and Rockers for our "Anything Goes" Challenge.  But first, we'd like to thank everyone who played along with us.  The entries this week were fantastic and many!  You are all making it harder and harder on us to make our choices as we think you are all stars.  Well done to all.

Kath's choice for our Watercooler Rock Star is Ruth's (Tip Top) sweet little girl walking in the snow.  Following the winner are the Watercooler Artists choices for the Watercooler Rockers.

Kath's Winner:  I like everything about this card but the coloring is the best!


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


Now it's on to the Watercooler Artists choices for our Watercooler Rockers.  They are shown in no particular order.

Heidi's Choice:  I love the way Sharon repeated the teal in the background, the dress, and the soft stenciled stars. This is clean and simple with a "wow" factor.

Marsha's Choice:  The coloring on vellum gave such a soft look to Jinny's card.  I love the flowers, the house and that joyful little bluebird.  The striped background and the banners are a nice finishing touch.

Judy's Choice:  The coloring and design are absolutely fabulous!!!

Gail's Choice:  It's a wonderful masculine design and all those different patterns fit together so well and it's a shaker card!

Charlotte's Choice:  I love the colours and texture of the flower, as well as the touch of sparkle from the sentiment. It's a wonderful CAS design.

Helen's Choice:   A great CAS card. I love the interesting mix of elements and techniques Trina used to give a modern twist on the classic black, white and gold colour pallet.

Penny's Choice:  Fun interactive HB2U cards with spectacular galaxy backgrounds, fun interactive mechanisms, hand drawn spaceships and beautifully watercoloured chicken aliens. These cards and envelopes are out of this world!

Congratulations Sharon, Jinny, Deepti, Maya, Stephanie, Trina and Pooja.  Here is your badge to proudly display on your blog designating you as our Watercooler Rockers.


There you have our Rock Star and Watercooler Rockers lineup for this week!  Be sure to come back tomorrow, February 7th, for our next Watercooler Wednesday Challenge.  You won't want to miss out on all the wonderful designs by our Watercooler Artists.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Watercooler Wednesday Challenge 155 - Anything Goes

Woo Hoo!  It's our very popular "Anything Goes" Challenge and this time it's hosted by Kath Ricks.  If you're making cards, tags, boxes, or any project at all, link it up and join the fun!



We have some terrific samples to get you excited and inspired.  For details on how Kath and the other Watercooler Artists created their projects, just click on the name underneath and you will be taken to that blog post.  We begin with Kath's amazing use of the new Brusho watercolour crystals:
















Judy Markowitz
(Absent due to family emergency)

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!

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


Tuesday, January 30, 2018

WWC154 - The Winners!

Happy Tuesday!  It's time to announce the Rock Star and Rockers for Judy's "All About Christmas" Challenge.  But first, we'd like to thank everyone who played along with us.  Your entries, as always, were great.  It makes our choices so much harder.  Well done to all.

Judy's choice for our Watercooler Rock Star is Shani Thomas' (Paperesse) adorable little champagne mice.  Following the winner are the Watercooler Artists choices for the Watercooler Rockers.

Judy's Winner:  I love all the elements that combine to make this such a fun card. I also love the coloring of the image!

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




Now it's on to the Watercooler Artists choices for our Watercooler Rockers.  They are shown in no particular order.
 
Marsha's Choice:  I love the clean and simple look of Toni's design.  The punched elements to the tree give it the feel of real evergreen.  And, the distress oxide sky makes a wonderful back drop.  Well done!


Kath's Choice:  I love all that white with touches of red.

Penny's Choice:  I like the rich elegance of this black white and gold card. The layered star is beautiful.

Gail's Choice:  This is a beautiful iris fold design! I've tried iris folding and really admire anyone who does it well.

Charlotte's Choice:  I love the bold red against the white. It's a great clean and simple design which has been beautifully embellished so that it really pops.

Heidi's Choice:  Kathy has created a darling Christmas card with that beautifully coloured and shaded gnome. Love the silver snowflakes and that lovely blue linen cardstock.

Congratulations Toni, Diane, Heather, Jane, Wendy, and Kathy.  Here is your badge to proudly display on your blog designating you as our Watercooler Rockers.


There you have our Rock Star and Watercooler Rockers lineup for this week!  Be sure to come back tomorrow, January 31st, for our next Watercooler Wednesday Challenge.  You won't want to miss out on all the wonderful designs by our Watercooler Artists.