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

Monday, September 27, 2010

Week #29 - 'Pearls and Pastels'

{EDIT ... Clare is our host this week and she has provided this lovely picture for inspiration.  Many of you have inquired about the bracelet -- please visit Clare's site and/or e-mail her directly for details on where she found it!  I hope you'll be inspired to design something for the Tea Room this week based off this amazing photo!!}

One of our newest Shabby Girls, Clare, is our lovely host this week and she has chosen this absolutely stunning photo for us all to be inspired by --

I'm completely in {love} with this bracelet ... it's on my 'wish list' for Christmas!!  Isn't it magnificent!

We would love to see you all create a card or project inspired by the pastel colors and/or be-jeweled theme of this picture!  Have fun with this ... I {know} you'll enjoy working with the gorgeous inspiration this week!!

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 and you may combine challenges.

•Cards/projects must DIRECT LINK back to The Shabby Tea Room. Please only link your submission POST - not your entire blog or multiple challenge submissions.

Please do not cross-promote events (advertising) unrelated to The Shabby Tea Room Challenge.

Please take a moment to help me welcome our Guest Designer this week, Rachael Mitchell!  Rachael earned this Guest Designer spot for her win during Week #24 - 'A Little Bit of Metal' challenge!  Please take a minute to visit Rachael's blog and leave her a bit of sweet {love}!

Rachael Mitchell - Creative Hope

And now for some more inspiration from the Shabby Girls ...

Debbie Marcinkiewicz - Simple Treasures
'Vintage Christmas' and 'Christmas Nested Sentiments'

Cathy Clark-Santie - Papier Girl
'Hearts Come Home'

Clare Buswell - Clare's Creations
'Whimsical Christmas Set' and 'Christmas Nested Sentiments'

Lisa Golzbein - Oh So Cute By Lisa
'Something Sweet'

Nicole Segnere - My Craft Room Creations
'Groovy Snowman'

Pattie Goldman - The Pampered Paper Patch
'Groovy Snowman'

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

Please welcome back this week's Tea Room sponsor ... JustRite Stampers!

JustRite is hosting the 12 Weeks of Christmas blog hops each Wednesday through Thanksgiving -- wonderful Christmas project inspiration from about 20 different designers each week! Details at the JustRite Inspiration blog.  The Shabby Girls will be hopping with JustRite on October 27th ... so mark your calenders for this fun event that you won't want to miss :)

This week awesome prize package valued at almost $60:

Current sales (please visit the JustRite website for all details):

- Free 1-3/16” wood stamper with the purchase of Witch Way To The Treats or Holiday Cheer stamp sets.
- 25% off new configurations of font.

We will award a 'The Shabby Tea Room Tea Time Terrific Top Three' badge to the three most creative projects!!! The Shabby Tea Room Winner will earn our adorable pink tea pot winner badge and the prize package showcased above from JustRite Stamps!

Link your creations below by Sunday, October 3rd to play along. Winner and Tea Time Terrific Top Three will be announced Monday, October 4th. We will have an all-new challenge for you to play along with on the 4th as well, so please come back and visit with us again for another chance to win!


Debi said...

All these cards are just gorgeous, I've not played before but I am very tempted- thank you ladies x

Olivia said...

OH PLEASE OH PLEASE tell me where
I can find the beautiful shabby bracelet. I would be so very grateful!!! :)


Iwona Palamountain (Chupa) said...

Wonderful inspiration, thanks girls! xxx

Suzi Mac said...

Oh!! my, this bracelet is stunning as is the DT's examples. Beautiful work.
Suzi x

Ginger Claire said...

A beautiful challenge on your gorgeous blog with fabulous inspiration. Thank you xx

Amy said...

OMG! That is stunning!! I must know who sells this! Is it from Pandora? Please e-mail me with the deets, if you don't mind.

Anita said...

Wow, stunning projects from your DT. Thanks for all the inspiration. I loved this challenge!

Melissa Bove said...

Wow! That bracelet is AMAZING!! GORGEOUS!! And the DT cards are beautiful as always! Thanks for getting me back up in my Craft Studio! :) I had fun with this one!!

maddy hill said...

Im afraid i have,nt done pearls - but used the colours and i have to say they are just yummy colours to use - loving them !
love the dt creations !
maddy x

~* steph :) *~ said...

beautiful inspiration and DT projects! thanks for sharing and have a great friday! *hugs* steph :)

Anonymous said...

Debbie, I loved this challenge and I kept seeing that bracelet on several blogs, so I had to do the challenge. Can you fix my thumb nail or tell me what I did wrong. I don't have a blog, so I uploaded it to Paper Craft Planet. =D Thanks Paulette S in MO

2amscrapper said...

Thanks for the great challenge! The samples are always amazing.