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Sunday, January 25, 2015

DESIGN TEAM CALL at Paper Sweeties!!


Visit the Paper Sweeties blog for all the details on how to apply!

Monday, January 19, 2015

Week #244 - 'Forecast? Freez'in!'


Hello shabby friends and welcome to another fun week of inspiration and creativity here in the Tea Room!  This week our challenge is called 'Forecast?  Freez'in'!  Please create a card/project 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!

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


Debbie MarcinkiewiczPaper Sweeties
{Creator}



 Alyson MacDonald - Paper Cake Trail
Paper Sweeties: Be Happy Sweet Cuts






Diane Hover - Nellie's Nest
Paper Sweeties:  Holly Days, Holly Days Sweet Cuts






Tracey Kelly - Trace Elementz
Paper Sweeties: Friendship Warms the Heart stamp set

 The Shabby Girls are pleased to welcome this week's sponsorPaper Sweeties!




Paper Sweeties offers high-quality, on trend acrylic stamps, coordinating metal dies and pretty embellishments. Our heartwarming images allow paper crafters to create handmade from the heart treasures that will be keepsakes for years to come!  We carry adorable dolls with interchangeable outfits and accessories ... plus we also have a wide variety of wonderful all-occasion sentiments, labels, frames and accessory sets - 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!
 
Please link your creations below by Sunday, February 1st to play along. Winner and Tea Time Terrific Top Three will be announced Monday, February 2nd. We will have an all-new challenge for you to play along with on the 2nd as well, so please come back and visit with us again for another chance to win!
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Week #243 - 'Baby It's Cold Outside' 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 'Baby It's Cold Outside' challenge -- we received 15 SWEET 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 2,727 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!

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 'Baby it's Cold Outside' challenge:

HONORABLE MENTION CUPS OF TEA:

1.  Glenda's Cards #8

2.  Leslie Turner #11

3.  Teresa Kline #13

 
THE SHABBY TEA ROOM TEA TIME TERRIFIC TOP THREE'S:
 
1.  Mary V. #2

2.  Mynn #6

3.  Made by Willike #14

THE SHABBY TEA ROOM WINNER:

#4 Darlene Pavlick




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! 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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Monday, January 5, 2015

Week #243 - 'Baby It's Cold Outside'


Hello shabby friends and welcome to another fun week of inspiration and creativity here in the Tea Room!  This week our challenge is called 'Baby It's Cold Outside'!  Please create a card/project 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!

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


Debbie MarcinkiewiczPaper Sweeties
{Creator}



 Alyson MacDonald - Paper Cake Trail
The Cutting Cafe: Valentine's Day Toppers
Paper Sweeties: Ho Ho Ho






Diane Hover - Nellie's Nest
The Cutting Cafe:  Valentine's Day Toppers
Paper Sweeties:  Homemade With Love




Lenet Mos - To Scrap or not to Scrap, that is the Question
The Cutting Cafe: Valentine's Day Toppers




Rebecca Deeprose - Paper Primrose
The Cutting Cafe: Valentine's Day Toppers
 Paper Sweeties: Warm Winter Wishes





Tina Milbourn - Confessions of a DeNami Addict
The Cutting Cafe: Valentines Day Toppers





Tracey Kelly - Trace Elementz
The Cutting Cafe: Valentine Day toppers



And for another chance to win some goodness, play along with this month's challenge at Paper Sweeties - 'Winter Wishes'!



 The Shabby Girls are pleased to welcome this week's sponsorThe Cutting Cafe


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, January 18th to play along. Winner and Tea Time Terrific Top Three will be announced Monday, January 19th. We will have an all-new challenge for you to play along with on the 19th as well, so please come back and visit with us again for another chance to win!
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Week #242 - 'Shabby Chic Holiday' 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 'Shabby Chic Holiday' challenge -- we received 26 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 2,725 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!

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 'Shabby Chic Holiday' challenge:

HONORABLE MENTION CUPS OF TEA:

1.  Cheryl Lea #6

2.  Sarah Stone #23

3.  Teresa Kline #25
 
THE SHABBY TEA ROOM TEA TIME TERRIFIC TOP THREE WINNER'S:
 
1.  Winner of three collage files from Digital Papers by Janet Etsy:  Jinny Newlin #12

2.  Winner of two collage files from Digital Papers by Janet Etsy:  Amelia B. #10

3.  Winner of one collage file from Digital Papers by Janet Etsy:  Karasiowa #18

THE SHABBY TEA ROOM WINNER:

Winner of the prize package from Creations by AR:  Sylwia-eR #21


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, December 15, 2014

Week #242 - 'Shabby Chic Holiday'


Hello shabby friends and welcome to another fun week of inspiration and creativity here in the Tea Room!  This week our challenge is called 'Shabby Chic Holiday'!  Please create a card/project INSPIRED BY THE PHOTO USING PINK, AQUA, IVORY + GLITTER!

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, Beth Johnson!  Beth earned this Guest Designer spot for her win in the Tea Room during the Week #238 challenge - 'Spooky Wishes'.

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
{Creator}


 Alyson MacDonald - Paper Cake Trail
Creations by AR: Ornaments Box Set
Digital Papers by Janet Etsy: Romantic Paper





Diane Hover - Nellie's Nest
Creations by AR:  Ornaments Box Set
Digital Papers by Janet Etsy:  Christmas Baubles




Lenet Mos - To Scrap or not to Scrap, that is the Question
Creations by AR: Ornaments Box Set
Digital Papers by Janet Etsy:  Christmas Circles





Rebecca Deeprose - Paper Primrose
Creations by AR: Bottle of Cheer




Tracey Kelly - Trace Elementz
Creations by AR: Gift card box
 Digital Papers by Janet Etsy:   Sweet color paper 2 & Christmas Circles

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, January 4th to play along. Winner and Tea Time Terrific Top Three will be announced Monday, January 5th. We will have an all-new challenge for you to play along with on the 5th as well, so please come back and visit with us again for another chance to win!
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Week #241 - 'Waiting For Santa' 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 'Waiting For Santa' challenge -- we received 7 STUNNING 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 2,722 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!

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 'Waiting For Santa' challenge:
 
THE SHABBY TEA ROOM TEA TIME TERRIFIC TOP THREE'S:
 
1.  Paper Talk With Samra #7

2.  LeAnne #1

3.  Mary V. #3

THE SHABBY TEA ROOM WINNERS:

Winner of the prize package from Paper Sweeties:   Amelia Breytenbach #6


Winner of the prize package from The Cutting Cafe:  Heather Hudson #4




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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