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Monday, April 1, 2013

Week #160 - 'Beautiful Blues'

Hello shabby friends and welcome to another fun week of inspiration and creativity here in the Tea Room!  This week Starr is our creative host and she has chosen the theme of 'Beautiful Blues' along with this beautiful photo for inspiration and Starr asks that you create a card or project inspired by photo using Blue, White (or cream) Kraft and include a sentiment!

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, Carolyn!  Carolyn earned this Guest Designer spot for her win in the Tea Room during the Week #147 challenge - 'Monogram Madness'. 

And some more beautiful inspiration from our April Special MONTH-LONG Guest Designer ...    
Lea Lawson!  

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 ...

Debbie Marcinkiewicz -  Simple Treasures
Paper Sweeties - You Are Simply The Best, Happy Fall Ya'll

Lenet Mos - To Scrap or Not to Scrap, That's the Question
Paper Sweeties - You Are Simply The Best

Rebecca Deeprose - Paper Primrose
Paper Sweeties - Fancy Monograms

Rebekah Faries - Midnite Lullabies Studio
Paper Sweeties - So Sweet of You

Starr Timmons - The Paper Chase
Paper Sweeties - I'm Having a Tea Party, You Are Amazing, Pennant Party

Tracey Kelly - Trace Elementz
Paper Sweeties - You Are Special

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™ LLC is owned and illustrated by Debbie Marcinkiewicz, and offers hand drawn, high quality photopolymer acrylic stamps.  Our heartwarming images allow paper crafters to create adorable dolls with interchangeable outfits and accessories! We also have a wide variety of wonderful all-occasion sentiments, labels and accessory sets - perfect for every paper crafted project!  The Paper Sweeties Shoppe carries hand tea-stained seam binding too!  The Sweeties dolls, accessories and sentiments are so much fun to play with and are sure to bring back fond childhood memories!  You’ll enjoy using the Sweeties to create projects for card making, scrap booking, party invitations and favors, home decor, gifts and so much more!

This week's lucky winner will receive a $20 gift certificate to the Paper Sweeties shoppe!

Please link your creations below by Sunday, April 7th to play along. Winner and Tea Time Terrific Top Three will be announced Monday, April 8th. We will have an all-new challenge for you to play along with on the 8th as well, so please come back and visit with us again for another chance to win!


LeAnne said...

Beautiful inspiration photo and beautiful samples! I think my card may be a bit too unadorned, but I still loved the colors and wanted to play!

Romaine said...

Love it! I have an idea percolating....this is a perfect combo for a congrats card for a friend who loves blue! Hope to play!

cass said...

Love the colour combination

vic said...

Loved this challenge and so much inspiration from all the cards!


Dorothy S said...

Thanks for the inspiration photo and great interpretations from the DT.

coco said...

i like this combo!
ma participation est en ligne!!