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Monday, September 1, 2014

Week #234 - 'Reading'


Hello shabby friends and welcome to another fun week of inspiration and creativity here in the Tea Room!  This week Rebecca is our creative host and she has chosen the theme of 'Reading' along with this beautiful photo for inspiration!   Rebecca asks that you create a card or project inspired by 'Reading'  and create a card or project that uses this theme.  Young or old, showcase the pleasures of reading!

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) ...

WELCOME the newest Shabby Girl:
 Alyson MacDonald - Paper Cake Trail 
Paper Sweeties: Apple Pie Sequins





Debbie MarcinkiewiczPaper Sweeties

Off this week



Diane Hover - Nellie's Nest
Paper Sweeties:  Tea For Two, Sweet Cuts Tea For Two





Lenet Mos - To Scrap or not to Scrap, that is the Question
Paper Sweeties: Fancy Monograms and Live,Love, Laugh



Rebecca Deeprose - Paper Primrose
Paper Sweeties: You Make Me Smile




Tina Milbourn - Confessions of a DeNami Addict


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 sponsor - Paper Sweeties!
  




Paper Sweeties offers high-quality, on trend acrylic stamps, coordinating metal dies and pretty embellishments. Our heartwarming images allow paper crafters to create adorable dolls with interchangeable outfits and accessories ... plus we also have a wide variety of wonderful all-occasion sentiments, labels, frames and accessory sets along with coordinating dies - 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!

And, for another chance to win a shopping spree to the Paper Sweeties boutique, play along with the September Inspiration Challenge ...


Please link your creations below by Sunday, September 7th to play along. Winner and Tea Time Terrific Top Three will be announced Monday, September 15th. We will have an all-new challenge for you to play along with on the 15th as well, so please come back and visit with us again for another chance to win!
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Week #233 - 'Celebrate' WINNERS!

A big, shabby THANK YOU to all of our friends for being so supportive of this wonderful, fun, shabby little challenge blog!!! Such an fun week here in the Tea Room for our 'Celebrate' challenge -- we received 34 GORGEOUS 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 2,711 FABULOUS FOLLOWERS for peeking and 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!

Please join me in thanking  Cathy McGrath for joining us as our August Month-Long Special Guest Designer!

A very special thank you to our sponsor last week, Digital Papers by Janet Etsy, for sponsoring the Tea Room challenge!

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!!!  Your talent and creativity makes it nearly impossible to pick winners each week!   And now, without further ado, here are the creations that caught our eyes this week for capturing the essence of the 'Celebrate' challenge:

HONORABLE MENTION CUPS OF TEA:

1.  Designs by Sharon #12

2.  Calypso #16

3.  Steph C. #27

 
THE SHABBY TEA ROOM TEA TIME TERRIFIC TOP THREE WINNERS:
 
1. Winner of three collage files from Digital Papers by Janet Etsy:  Paper Talk With Samra #19

2. Winner of two collage files from Digital Papers by Janet Etsy:  Pamellia #8

3. Winner of one collage file from Digital Papers by Janet Etsy:  Suzi #4


Congratulations to ALL! Tea Time Terrific Top Three and Winner, please grab your badges from our sidebar that you can proudly display on your blogs! Winner, please contact me via e-mail to claim your prize!

Please be sure to review the rules on our sidebar in order to be considered for the weekly top honors and prizes! 
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Monday, August 25, 2014

Week #233 - 'Celebrate'


Hello shabby friends and welcome to another fun week of inspiration and creativity here in the Tea Room!  This week Debbie is our creative host and she has chosen the theme of 'Celebrate 'along with this beautiful photo for inspiration!   Debbie asks that you create a card or project inspired by the photo  with a 'celebration theme' using pink, flowers and a lace element

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!


Some beautiful inspiration from our August Special MONTH-LONG Guest Designer -


Do you want to be the next Month-Long Guest Designer with the Shabby Girls?  It's as simple as participating in our weekly challenges and WOW-ing us with your projects!  The Shabby Girls might be calling on YOU to be the next Month-Long Guest Designer!!!

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



Debbie Marcinkiewicz -  Paper Sweeties
Off this week
 

Diane Hover - Nellie's Nest
Digital Papers By Janet:  Shabby Chic Banner, Romantic Paper Roses Ticket Vintage




Lenet Mos - To Scrap or not to Scrap, that is the Question
Digital Papers By Janet:  Shabby Chic Banner
 




Rebecca Deeprose - Paper Primrose
Digital papers By Janet:







Tina Milbourn - Confessions of a DeNami Addict
Digital papers By Janet: Super Cupcake Set
 


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 sponsor - Digital Papers by Janet Etsy!


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.

And ... for another chance to WIN BIG, play along with the August 'Let's Celebrate' challenge at Paper Sweeties ... over $150 in prizes up for grabs!



Please link your creations below by Sunday, August 31st to play along. Winner and Tea Time Terrific Top Three will be announced Monday, September 1st. We will have an all-new challenge for you to play along with on the 1st as well, so please come back and visit with us again for another chance to win!
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Week #232 - 'Summer Dreams' WINNERS!

A big, shabby THANK YOU to all of our friends for being so supportive of this wonderful, fun, shabby little challenge blog!!! Such an fun week here in the Tea Room for our 'Summer Dreams' challenge -- we received 29 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 2,711 FABULOUS FOLLOWERS for peeking and 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!

Please join me in thanking Bligu for joining us in the Tea Room last week as our Guest Designer and thank you also to Cathy McGrath for joining us as our August Month-Long Special Guest Designer!

A very special thank you to our sponsor last week, Creations by AR, for sponsoring the Tea Room challenge!

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!!!  Your talent and creativity makes it nearly impossible to pick winners each week!   And now, without further ado, here are the creations that caught our eyes this week for capturing the essence of the 'Summer Dreams' challenge:

HONORABLE MENTION CUPS OF TEA:

1.  Karien #1

2.  Tracey K. #3

3.  Crafting Forever #15

 
THE SHABBY TEA ROOM TEA TIME TERRIFIC TOP THREE'S:
 
1.   Jenny Alia #13

2.   Paper House #20

3.   Paper Talk With Samra #24

THE SHABBY TEA ROOM WINNER:

Alyson M. #16!  Alyson's beautiful 'HOME' banner stole the show this week - so shabby and lovely!  Thanks, Alyson, for sharing your talents with us all in the Tea Room this week!




Congratulations to ALL! Tea Time Terrific Top Three and Winner, please grab your badges from our sidebar that you can proudly display on your blogs! Winner, please contact me via e-mail to claim your prize!

Please be sure to review the rules on our sidebar in order to be considered for the weekly top honors and prizes! 
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Monday, August 18, 2014

Week #232 - 'Summer Dreams'


Hello shabby friends and welcome to another fun week of inspiration and creativity here in the Tea Room!  This week Tina is our creative host and she has chosen the theme of 'Summer Dreams' along with this beautiful photo for inspiration!  Tina asks that you create a card or project inspired by the photo using a home and/or garden theme, flowers and colors from 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!

I am pleased to introduce you all to this week's Guest Designer, Bligu!  Bligu earned this Guest Designer spot for her win in the Tea Room during the Week #221 challenge - 'Vintage Love'.




And some more beautiful inspiration from our August Special MONTH-LONG Guest Designer -
 Cathy McGrath!  





Do you want to be the next Month-Long Guest Designer with the Shabby Girls?  It's as simple as participating in our weekly challenges and WOW-ing us with your projects!  The Shabby Girls might be calling on YOU to be the next Month-Long Guest Designer!!!

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

Debbie MarcinkiewiczPaper Sweeties

Off This Week - show at Enchanted Cottage!



Diane Hover - Nellie's Nest
Creations by AR:  Our House Gift Tag





Lenet Mos - To Scrap or not to Scrap, that is the Question
Creations by AR: gift and card combo






Rebecca Deeprose - Paper Primrose
Creations by AR: Tea Cottage





Tina Milbourn - Confessions of a DeNami Addict
Creations by AR: Garden Can-can set



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 sponsor - Creations by AR!

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.

Please link your creations below by Sunday, August 24th to play along. Winner and Tea Time Terrific Top Three will be announced Monday, August 25th. We will have an all-new challenge for you to play along with on the 25th as well, so please come back and visit with us again for another chance to win!
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Week #231 - 'Let's Have Tea' WINNERS!

A big, shabby THANK YOU to all of our friends for being so supportive of this wonderful, fun, shabby little challenge blog!!! Such an fun week here in the Tea Room for our 'Let's Have Tea' challenge -- we received 23 GORGEOUS 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 2,711 FABULOUS FOLLOWERS for peeking and 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!

Please join me in thanking Zuzana Obert for joining us in the Tea Room last week as our Guest Designer and thank you also to Cathy McGrath for joining us as our August Month-Long Special Guest Designer!

A very special thank you to our sponsor last week, Paper Temptress, for sponsoring the Tea Room challenge!

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!!!  Your talent and creativity makes it nearly impossible to pick winners each week!   And now, without further ado, here are the creations that caught our eyes this week for capturing the essence of the 'Let's Have Tea' challenge:

HONORABLE MENTION CUPS OF TEA:

1.  Synnove #1

2.  Mosia #5

3.  Darlene Pavlick #9

4.  Paper Talk With Samra #11

5.  Synnoves Paper #16

6.  Ragnhildas #18

7.  Mbabka #20

8.  Joyanna #22

 
THE SHABBY TEA ROOM TEA TIME TERRIFIC TOP THREE'S:
 
1.  Rita V. #6

2.  Pamellia #10

3.  Veerie #14

THE SHABBY TEA ROOM WINNER:

Tracey K. #19!  Oh ... my ... gosh - Tracey's project stole my heart this week!  I adore the beautiful floral tea cup, cupcake, seam binding bow -- and Paper Sweeties sentiment banner!




Congratulations to ALL! Tea Time Terrific Top Three and Winner, please grab your badges from our sidebar that you can proudly display on your blogs! Winner, please contact me via e-mail to claim your prize!

Please be sure to review the rules on our sidebar in order to be considered for the weekly top honors and prizes! 
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Monday, August 11, 2014

Week #231 - 'Let's Have Tea'


Hello shabby friends and welcome to another fun week of inspiration and creativity here in the Tea Room!  This week I am our creative host and I have chosen the theme of 'Let's Have Tea' along with this beautiful photo for inspiration!   I that you create a card or project inspired by the photo using pink, black, flowers and pearls!

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, Zuzana Obert!  Zuzana earned this Guest Designer spot for her win in the Tea Room during the Week #220 challenge - 'Let's Go For a Ride'.




And some more beautiful inspiration from our August Special MONTH-LONG Guest Designer -

Do you want to be the next Month-Long Guest Designer with the Shabby Girls?  It's as simple as participating in our weekly challenges and WOW-ing us with your projects!  The Shabby Girls might be calling on YOU to be the next Month-Long Guest Designer!!!

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

Debbie MarcinkiewiczPaper Sweeties
Paper Temptress:

Gone to CKC-CHARLOTTE - off this week!



Diane Hover - Nellie's Nest
Paper Temptress:  Rose Quartz, Plike Black Text, Quartz Mica Metallic
Paper Sweeties:  Tea For Two Sweet Cuts









Rebecca Deeprose - Paper Primrose
Paper Temptress: Classic Linen #80 Wt. in White
Layering Weight #65 in Plasma Pink





Tina Milbourn - Confessions of a DeNami Addict
Paper Temptress: Black Plike Text, Pink Lemonade
Paper Sweeties: Tea For Two



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 sponsor - Paper Temptress!




This week's lucky winner will receive a $25 gift certificate from Paper Temptress!

Please link your creations below by Sunday, August 17th to play along. Winner and Tea Time Terrific Top Three will be announced Monday, August 18th. We will have an all-new challenge for you to play along with on the 18th as well, so please come back and visit with us again for another chance to win!

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