Wednesday, August 16, 2017

SDC280 - Inchies!!!


Hello all and thanks for coming by our Challenge Blog today. 
Can you believe that we are half way through August? The kids will be starting school very soon and we will be seeing fall colors! 
This weeks challenge theme is "Inches" 
What are inchies? They are little 1"x1" pieces of work. You can create your submission with just one inchie or you can create a bunch of inchies and add them to a project. 
Our design team has some great samples below, be sure to check them out!! We love seeing what you create so come and join us for this fun challenge.

REMINDER: We do encourage you to add your creations here on the blog but if you don't have a blog or don't know how to upload your photos to this blog, you can now join on Facebook 
Again, you can join twice in each challenge with two different NEW projects and we will choose winners of the 30.00 Gift Certificates from challenge entries on Facebook AND on the Blog here. We will still only have 2 winners each month.
Please upload your images to ONE place, either Facebook OR here on the blog. 

IMPORTANT REMINDER:
Please read ALL RULES on the linkz page before linking your creation.
If you didn't follow the rules posted, you may have been deleted.

Nellie Van Leeuwen 

Yvonne Baas


Cheetarah Cheda



Elena Martynova


Karen Hayselden




Sternenglanz chose top 3 this week and her picks are:

#8 WendyLynnLove the elephant with his party hat

#11 Jane - love the Butterfly on the bubbles

#6 Agnes Kieler -  love the idea with the sand

Please email Claudine for your top 3 badge
(jasminngirl411 AT yahoo . com)

Make sure to check out our Facebook page for lots of support, friends and fun
We also have a wonderful new ATC swap going on check it out here:
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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

SDC279 - Only Animals - Week 2


(banner courtesy of Arwen McCullen)


Hello, hello.... Week two of "Only Animals" challenge is up and going!! Won't you come and join us, I mean, who doesn't like animals, right?
Check out inspiration from our designer's below and then come and join us!
We also have a wonderful new ATC swap going on for August, the theme is "Sentimental" and the deadline to join is August 16th check it out here and join in the fun 
 ATC Swap

REMINDER: We do encourage you to add your creations here on the blog but if you don't have a blog or don't know how to upload your photos to this blog, you can now join on Facebook 
Again, you can join twice in each challenge with two different NEW projects and we will choose winners of the 30.00 Gift Certificates from challenge entries on Facebook AND on the Blog here. We will still only have 2 winners each month.
Please upload your images to ONE place, either Facebook OR here on the blog. 

IMPORTANT REMINDER:
Please read ALL RULES on the linkz page before linking your creation.
If you didn't follow the rules posted, you may have been deleted.

Cassandra Sloan


Sternenglanz


Jo Capper-Sandon


Michele Kosciolek


Cornelia Wenokor



Jools chose top 3 this week and her picks are:
1. Leanne Green
Fabulous and inventive love the Flying poochies

Wonderful Vintage Animal ATC

3. Nadine SDC#279
Wonderful colorful Seahorses

Please email Claudine for your top 3 badge
(jasminngirl411 AT yahoo . com)

Make sure to check out our Facebook page for lots of support, friends and fun
We also have a wonderful new ATC swap going on check it out here:

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

SDC279 - Only Animals


(banner courtesy of Arwen McCullen)

We have some exciting news!! People have been asking us to let them join our challenges on our Facebook group. Well, we are listening!! You can now join in our challenges on our Facebook group. We will be creating a photo album for each challenge, all you need to do is add your project to the proper photo album in order to join.
We do encourage you to add your creations here on the blog but if you don't have a blog or don't know how to upload your photos to this blog, you can now join on Facebook. 
Again, you can join twice in each challenge with two different projects and we will choose winners of the 30.00 Gift Certificates from challenge entries on Facebook AND on the Blog here. We will still only have 2 winners each month.
Please upload your images to ONE place, either Facebook OR here on the blog. 

Check out our new release for August on the website HERE

Now onto our challenge......

This week is all about the Animals!!! Use only animals on your projects this week. We don't want to see any people... get your animal stamps out and show us your favorite species!! 
Our design team has some wonderful inspiration for you, check them out below.

IMPORTANT REMINDER:
Please read ALL RULES on the linkz page before linking your creation.
If you didn't follow the rules posted, you may have been deleted.










Top 3 was chosen by Jo, her picks for this week are:
#24 - Katrin  - Crisp, clean and fresh
#25 - Stamping Outside the Box - Great use of lots of tape
#28 - Agnes Kieler - Love the composition and tiny details
Congrats!! Please email Claudine for our brand new top 3 badge 
(jasminngirl411 AT yahoo.com)


The winners of the 30.00 Gift Certificates to our online store are:
#18 - Tenia Nelson
#23 Melissa 

Congrats!!! Email Claudine for your gift certificate
(jasminngirl411 AT yahoo.com)
shipping rates not included

Make sure to check out our Facebook page for lots of support, friends and fun

We also have a wonderful new ATC swap going on for March, check it out here:

We also have tons of pictures on our Pinterest boards, come on by  for a dose of inspiration!

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

SDC August Challenge Links

PLEASE READ ALL RULES CAREFULLY BEFORE LINKING
(There are new changes)

Stampotique Challenges will now run every TWO weeks......
Please remember you can use any stamps for our challenge and you are allowed to have 2 different entries per challenge. We also ask that your entries be new creations. From ALL (Facebook and Challenge Blog) current months entries we will draw 2 random winners who will each win a 30.00 gift certificate on the first week of the following month. 
(Please Note - Shipping and handling rates are not included in 30.00 GC)

We have some exciting news!! You can now join in our challenges on our Facebook group. We will be creating a photo album for each challenge, all you need to do is add your project to the proper photo album in order to join.
Please only upload your image to ONE place, either Here OR on our Facebook Challenge Album, do not enter in both places

We are no longer accepting creations using digi stamps. These will be deleted, we appreciate those that play with us each week and we welcome those using rubber or clear stamps.
We also ask that you only enter our challenge along with 4 other challenges, anything beyond that and you will be disqualified.

* Please link up DIRECTLY to your creation
  
*You MUST include the challenge # behind your name (which can be found at the Stampotique Designer's Challenge blog) 

NOTE: Any entries not linking directly to your creation AND having the challeng # will be deleted and not eligible for prize.   For example if I'm entering it would look like this- 
JANE DOE-SDC73 
(or whichever challenge # it is)