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Monday, June 20, 2011

Week #67 - 'Classic Patterns'

Hello shabby friends and welcome to another fun week of inspiration and creativity here in the Tea Room!  This week Danielle is our FUN host and she has chosen the theme of 'Classic Patterns' along with this beautiful photo as inspiration ...

... and asks that we create a card or project with USING THE COLORS IN THE INSPIRATION PHOTO AND POLKA DOTS AND/OR GINGHAM!

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 challenge rules will remain in the gallery but will not be eligible for the weekly prizes. Thanks for your understanding and participation!

I am pleased to introduce you all to this week's Guest Designer, Jean Martin - Stampin' Scrapper!  Jean earned this Guest Designer spot for her win during Week #57 - 'Doilies and Lace'!  Jean treated us to TWO cards this week for our fun little challenge!!

And our June Special MONTH-LONG Guest Designer is Viola Mahr - Sunshine - Just a Little Handmade Happiness!

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
Tea With Bella Precut Set

Charlene Cundy - Expresstions of Me!
{TWO cards this week!!}
Bella Rose Precut Set - House/Butterfly

Danielle Greenwood - Au Clair de La Lune
Bella Rose - Trellis

Melissa Bove - Creating From the Heart
Bella Rose - Vase

Pattie Goldman - The Pampered Paper Patch
Classic Bella Rose

Sheri Holt - My Sheri Cards
Bella Rose Vintage Background

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

 The Shabby Girls are pleased to welcome this week's Tea Room Sponsor - Joan's Gardens!

Joan's Gardens carries a full line of stamp and scrapbook products such as: Heartfelt Creations and JustRite Stamps; Marianne, Cheery Lynn and Spellbinders dies; punches for creating your own flower embellishments, the newest design papers, and etc.  You can see our full line of products by going to .  All products are listed under Items In My Store on the right hand side of the website.

About a year ago, I asked Selma Stevenson to be our designer and since then we have loved planning challenges, inviting guest designers to help with blog hops,  organizing workshops, and finding the newest items out there for our customers. Selma does a lot of gorgeous design work and tutorials with the products you can purchase from Joan's Gardens.

HeartFelt Creations has donated the prize package for our lucky winner with a  retail value of $134.99 and includes all of the Bella Rose stamps and the Bella Rose dies!
Besides the Heartfelt Creations prize package for the winner, we would like to offer you a $5.00 discount on any orders over $25.00.  Be sure to mention Shabby Tea Room Discount when placing your order.

Link your creations below by Sunday, June 26th to play along. Winner and Tea Time Terrific Top Three will be announced Monday, June 27th. We will have an all-new challenge for you to play along with on the 27th as well, so please come back and visit with us again for another chance to win!


Lin said...

LOVE this challenge! Can't wait to play!!

Heather said...

The inspiration photo looks so yummy! The colors are fab...and i love polka dots...and ...gingham! Sweet Challenge! DT creations are fabulous!

Marjan said...

Again a challenge I really like, like most of the challenges here. Time, time, time.. I really want to play! Hope to!

Marlou McAlees said...

love this challenge and your cards ladies, this is my first time joining you :)

Dottie said...

All of the cards are just lovely, but the one by "Gracie" is just outstanding the best I have seen in some time this lady has true talent, a real professional. I have been following her for a long time and every card she designs/Creates is just beautiful I just wanted to express how strongly I feel about this ladies work. I wish I had even a little bit of her talent. it is a real Gift from God.i love polka dots...and ...gingham! Sweet Challenge! DT creations are fabulous. but this one is just outstanding.