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Monday, October 24, 2011

Week #85 - 'Happy Halloween'

Hello shabby friends and welcome to another fun week of inspiration and creativity here in the Tea Room!  This week Fran is our wonderful host and she has chosen the theme of 'Happy Halloween' along with this beautiful photo for inspiration ...

... and Fran asks that you create a card or project inspired by the HALLOWEEN THEME in this photo AND USE PURPLE, ORANGE, BLACK & NEUTRALS WITH TWINE OR RAFFIA!

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, Joanna Munster - Inspired by Stamping!  Joanna earned this Guest Designer spot for her win in the Tea Room during the Week #76 challenge - 'The Sweet Days of Summer'.  And, I have some additional exciting news we are happy to share with you all today ... for those of you who follow Joanna's blog, you know that she launched her very own line of beautiful stamps a couple of weeks ago!  Well, it is with great pride and pleasure that I can share with you all today  that I will be one of the designers on Joanna's inaugural design team - yippiee!  For the official announcements, please visit Joanna's blog and my personal blog - Simple Treasures!  Joanna used the Tricks and Treats stamp set on her card design today!

And some more beautiful inspiration from our October Special MONTH-LONG Guest Designer ...    
Melissa Phillips, Lily Bean's PaperieIt's always such a treat when Melissa stops by for a sweet visit ... her shabby creations are mini masterpieces created with handmade tending loving care!!!

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

Charlene Cundy - Expresstions of Me!

Cindy Holshouser - Sweet P Paperie

Fran Westmoreland - Purple Peanut's Crafty Blog

Melissa Bove - Creating From the Heart

Sheri Holt - My Sheri Cards

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 our sponsor - More Paper Than Shoes!
My name is Anna Fearer and I love paper and creating OOAK creations to share with others. I have been creating paper flowers for about 3yrs.  I really enjoy making paper flowers. These unique and earth friendly flowers are designed with lots of love. These flowers are carefully pieced together to bring them to life.

Anna is graciously providing the Tea Room winner a $20 gift certificate this week!

Please link your creations below by Sunday, October 30th to play along. Winner and Tea Time Terrific Top Three will be announced Monday, October 31st. We will have an all-new challenge for you to play along with on the 31st as well, so please come back and visit with us again for another chance to win!


Joanna M said...

Absolutely beautiful designs this week! Thank you so much everything! :) Hugs, J

kate blue said...

I can't make cards to save my life..really..but I loved looking at all the inspo!

Anonymous said...

yeah lovely design thanks !!!

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