Only our name is shabby ... your project need not be!

Monday, August 16, 2010

Week #23 - 'The Delicate Cottage Rose'


Using this absolutely scrumptious and shabby chic photo for inspiration, create a card or project! You can use the soft colors, florals/roses, the shabby-chic inspired theme ... or ALL!




Note: 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 guidelines will not be eligible for the weekly prizes. Thanks for understanding and playing along!

•Cards/projects must be newly created following the current challenge guidelines. You may enter as many times as you wish.

•Cards/projects must DIRECT LINK back to The Shabby Tea Room.

•Please do not cross-promote events unrelated to The Shabby Tea Room Challenge.

•Please only link your submission POST - not your entire blog or multiple challenge submissions.

Please take a moment to help me welcome our Guest Designer this week - Lindsay Amrhein! Lindsay is a regular weekly follower here in the Tea Room and we've enjoyed being inspired by her lovely, vintage and shabby card designs!   Please be sure to visit her blog and leave her a bit of {love}!



Lindsay Amrhein - Note to Self



And now for some more inspiration from our Shabby Girls Design Team Members ...

Debbie Marcinkiewicz - Simple Treasures
'Sew Fabulous'





Audrey Pettit - Audrey Pettit's Weblog
'Vintage Missy'





Cathy Clark-Santie - Papier Girl
'Bouncing Buggy'





Lisa Golzbein - Oh So Cute By Lisa - Week #23 Host
'Ready for the Prom'





Melissa Hubert - My Paper Obsession
'Friends are Flowers'





Nicole Segnere - My Craft Room Creations
'I Pledge Allegiance'




Now, hop on over to our Shabby Girl individual blogs to see lots more creative and beautiful inspiration!

Please welcome this week's Tea Room sponsor ... Squigglefly!

Squigglefly Digital Stamps


Squigglefly is a digi stamp company selling over 2,000 digi stamps and papers featuring many artistic styles from different artists!  Squigglefly has graciously donated the above images for the shabby girls to work with this week as well as a prize package for this week's winner!

We will award a 'The Shabby Tea Room Tea Time Terrific Top Three' badge to the three most creative projects!!! One lucky participant will earn 'The Shabby Tea Room Winner' badge and a prize from Squigglefly!
Link your creations below by Sunday, August 22nd to play along. Winner and Tea Time Terrific Top Three will be announced Monday, August 23rd. We will have an all-new challenge for you to play along with on the 23rd as well, so please come back and visit with us again for another chance to win!

19 comments:

2amscrapper said...

I love all of the examples. I'll have to enter this challenge!

Dana Gustafson said...

First of all, I would like to order up one of the inspo picture rooms for my house..is that possible? Secondly, the DT cards are stellar! I hope to play this week!

Sasya said...

oh my god, what a great picture for inspiration!! :) thank you~!
wonderful DT works!

Ros said...

Thanks so much for my Terrific Top Three award ... and many congrats to everyone ... a well deserved winner in Nomi Lou's design....

Lenet said...

ooooo I absolutely LOVE this inspiration picture!!

Terrie B x said...

Oh My Days I love the photo Inspration..and the beautiful cards LadiesTFS:)x

Maria said...

I love this inspiration photo! All the DT creations are absolutely beautiful! Thanks for another great challenge. :)

Nomi Lou's Designs said...

I am actually in LOVE with that photo cant wait to play again :D

Iwona Palamountain (Chupa) said...

OH I LOVE the inspiration photo!!!

marilynprestonn said...

Love the inspiration room. It was my first try at it and really enjoyed it. Beautiful inspiration cards too. I love the flowery, girly, feminine, shabby type of cards there are here.

Kindly, Peggy

Betty Wright said...

Fun challenge and gorgeous creations by the DT! The inspiration picture is fabulous! I can almost smell the tearose room freshener! Gorgeous!

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Sweet, sweet challenge this week! The inspiration challenge is totally yummy and the DT's samples are fab as always. So happy I was able to play with you this week!

Marie (aka Mazz) said...

OMG! another beautiful blog ...this is my first visit, referred by my friend Berni of Impressive Stamps Australia...wow such gorgeous, shabby, inspiring cards and creativity here! they are AWESOME ...might get around to joining in one of these days, good luck all...Mz:) http://mazzarati.blogspot.com/

Wanda G said...

YUUUUMMMMM! I seriously LOVE the inspiration image this week. I could have made ten cards from it. Thanks for a great blog and forum for us to share. Have a wonderful weekend!

dj1952 said...

Wow! You ladies did a fantastic job on your cards! I especially love the soft colored ones. I go through spells as to what colors I like. Thanks for the inspiration.

stampdiva said...

My first time at The Shabby Tea Room! Beautiful examples from the DT. Lynne M

anj said...

Well done! What an amazing choice of inspiration photo. I can almost smell the roses. Mmmm.

Nela said...

Thanks for this challenge.
The DT cards are beautiful.
Nela

JD said...

This has been one of my favorite inspiration photos posted yet. I liked everything about it, and there are so many beautiful cards that have been inspired by this picture.