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Monday, May 5, 2014

Week #217 - 'Pretty Prints'


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 'Pretty Prints' along with this beautiful photo for inspiration!  I ask that you create a card or project inspired by the COLORS IN THE PHOTO AND INCLUDE FABRIC!


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, Mynnette Kitchen Mynnette earned this Guest Designer spot for her win in the Tea Room during the Week #208 challenge - 'Pretty Polka Dots'.  Mynnette used the Sending Springtime stamp set along with a Mint Paper Straw and Raspberry Baker's Twine from the Paper Sweeties boutique on her sweet project!


And some more beautiful inspiration from our May 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

Tuti-Fruiti Sequins, You Make Me Smile stamp set




Linda Dudziak - Made by Groszek
 Paper Sweeties:  Beautiful






Sharon Gregory - Simply Shaz
Paper Sweeties:  I'm Having a Tea Party




Tina Milbourn - Confessions of a DeNami Addict

Paper Sweeties: Make Today Beautiful




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 is owned and illustrated by Debbie Marcinkiewicz, and offers  high quality, on trend acrylic stamps and metal dies.  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 boutique carries 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 stamps and dies 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, hop on over to the Paper Sweeties blog to check out the May challenge and create something FUN to share!





Please link your creations below by Sunday, May 11th to play along. Winner and Tea Time Terrific Top Three will be announced Monday, May 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!

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3 comments:

Reusing with Quilling said...

Awesome Inspirations !

bumblebee creations said...

wow!!! what a super collection of awesome inspiration! I love all these gorgeous colors, and fabrics used!!

Padoriaa said...

Lovely cards :) and great inspirations :) thank you for another good challenge :) :*