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

Monday, August 5, 2013

Week #178 - 'Lazy Days'

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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 'Lazy Days' along with this beautiful photo for inspiration and Starr asks that you create a card or project inspired by the COLORS FROM THE PHOTO AND INCLUDE A METAL 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!

I am pleased to introduce you all to this week's Guest Designer, Tina Milbourn!  Tina earned this Guest Designer spot for her win in the Tea Room during the Week #174 challenge - 'Cherry Pie'. 

And some more beautiful inspiration from our August Special MONTH-LONG Guest Designer ...    
Jean Martin!   Jean used the Emma and Dream a Little Dream stamp sets from Paper Sweeties on her darling card!

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 -  Paper Sweeties
Paper Sweeties - Make Today Beautiful

Lenet Mos - To Scrap or Not to Scrap, That's the Question
{on vacation}

Rebekah Faries - Midnite Lullabies Studio
Paper Sweeties - Join Me For Tea

Starr Timmons - The Paper Chase
Paper Sweeties - Rainbows and Roses

Tracey Kelly - Trace Elementz
Paper Sweeties - Live Love Grow

Rebecca Deeprose - Paper Primrose

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  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, frames and accessory sets - perfect for every paper crafted project!  The Paper Sweeties shop 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!

Winner will receive a $20 gift certificate from the Paper Sweeties shop!

Please link your creations below by Sunday, August 11th to play along. Winner and Tea Time Terrific Top Three will be announced Monday, August 12th. We will have an all-new challenge for you to play along with on the 12th as well, so please come back and visit with us again for another chance to win!


Glenda said...

Gorgeous cards Design Team! Thanks for another fun challenge!

Unknown said...

Absolutly amazing, beautiful shabby creations from you and your talented DT!! Thanks for a fun challenge! Hugs and sunshine

Saskia Pullen said...

CUTE examples from DT,

Hope you like my Wizard of Oz based card.

IT's a picture of Saturaded Canary. I really like here..

Saskia Pullen