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Monday, April 26, 2010

Week #7 - "Comforts of Home"

Using this photo for inspiration, create a card or project that shows us what your 'Comforts of Home' are! We are very excited to see all of your wonderful and creative designs this week! Audrey is our Week #7 host and supplied this fabulous picture to inspire us all! You may be inspired by the theme or the colors ... or both!

Note: You must use the Week #7 challenge requirements and DIRECT LINK your project back to The Shabby Tea Room in order to be considered for the weekly prizes. Please only link your card or project POST and not your entire blog or multiple project submissions. Questions? Contact me!

I am pleased to introduce you all to our talented Guest Designer this week ... JOANNE BASILE! I simply {adore} Joanne's paper crafting style - so cute and fun! Joanne is a DT Member for some great companies ... one of which will be an up-coming sponsor here in the Tea Room very soon! I'm so happy that Joanne could take a bit of time out of her busy schedule to play along with us this week! the card she created for this week's challenge is simply wonderful! Please hop on over to Joanne's blog when you have a chance and check out her adorable creations ... simply cuteness unlimited!

Joanne Basile - Just a Little Something

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

Debbie Marcinkiewicz - Simple Treasures

Audrey Pettit - Audrey Pettit's Weblog - Week #7 Host

Jill Hilliard - Jill's Card Creations

Melissa Hubert - My Paper Obsession

Nicole Segnere - My Craft Room Creations

Hop on over to our Design Team individual blogs to see lots more creative and beautiful inspiration!

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 fun prize package donated this week by our wonderful sponsor ... COSMO CRICKET:

The folks over at Cosmo Cricket have graciously agreed to partner with us here in the Tea Room for this week and several future weeks as well! Each of our lucky winners will receive a bundle of 6" x 6" patterned papers from both the Material Girl and Garden Variety lines -- how cool is that?

Please take a minute when you have a chance to visit the Cosmo Cricket Store Site to take a peek at all the lovely goodies in their current line, and then hop on over to their blog site for some delicious inspiration! Who will win this week ... maybe YOU! The Cosmo Cricket patterned paper prize up for grabs is worth giving our 'Comforts of Home' challange a try for sure!!!

Please link your creations below by Sunday, May 2nd to play along. Winner and Tea Time Terrific Top Three will be announced Monday, May 3rd. We will have an all-new challenge for you to play along with on the 3rd as well, so please come back and visit with us again for another chance to win!


Audrey Pettit said...

Such lovely card from the designers this week! Fabulous prize, too. Good luck everyone! Can't wait to see what you all come up with.

Lisa said...

Can't wait to play along! I adore Cosmo Cricket.

Iwona Palamountain (Chupa) said...

Love the challenge AND the samples - thank you!

Isabella said...

Beautiful cards. There are some very talented and creative ladies here.

Heather said...

Again another lovely challenge this week!
Many thanks for a great time and thanks to the DT for sharing with us your beautiful cards.
Heather. x

peggysue said...

Pretty cards from the DT. And I love the inspiration photo. So glad I found your blog challenges.

Anonymous said...

WOW great cards!!!

Betty Wright said...

Gorgeous suite of cards from the DT! Beautiful!

Sylvia/LittleTreasures said...

Loved this Challenge, The cards are all so very pretty. Thanks

Nana said...

That is probably the most competitive challenge blog, I have ever come across. Not just the DT are amazing, but every entry is such. Sure don't want to be you Debbie, when it's time to pick up winners. :)

Melissa Sauls said...

I agree with what Nana said...GORGEOUS entries!! I love looking at all the submissions..they are all fantastic! Thanks for such a lovely challenge!

Christina. said...

What a great challenge! Thanks so much for this wonderful website!

Sharon (notimetostamp) said...

Absolutely LOVED this challenge -- that photo just got me and I HAD to play! LOVE your linky thing with the photos of the projects -- VERY cool!!!

Beverley said...

WOW...fantastic inspiration this week...I loved truly gave me the feeling of comfort of home...the DT work and inspiration was fantastic...thank you for a fun challenge this week.

Stampin' HUGZ

Linda McClain said...

Oh, what a great challenge. I love, love that picture - just want to cuddle up with all the comfortable goodness. Ooo, and I love me some Cosmo Cricket. Just added my project.