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Monday, October 31, 2011

Week #86 - 'Homespun Fall'

Hello shabby friends and welcome to another fun week of inspiration and creativity here in the Tea Room!  This week I am our host and I have chosen the theme of 'Homespun Fall' along with this beautiful photo for inspiration ...

... and I asks that you create a card or project inspired by this photo using the COLORS and FALL THEME pictured here!

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, Mariya Solovieva - Mariyca's Handmade!  Mariya earned this Guest Designer spot for her win in the Tea Room during the Week #77 challenge - 'Birthstones'. 

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!!!
Ambrosia Cantalope Shabby Vintage Seam Binding

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
Ambrosia Cantalope and Cake Crumbs Shabby Vintage Seam Binding 

Charlene Cundy - Expresstions of Me!
Ambrosia Cantalope and Vintage Winter White Shabby Vintage Seam Binding

Cindy Holshouser - Sweet P Paperie
Ambrosia Cantalope and Cake Crumbs Shabby Vintage Seam Binding

Fran Westmoreland - Purple Peanut's Crafty Blog
Ambrosia Cantalope, Cake Crumbs and Vintage Winter White Shabby Vintage Seam Binding

Melissa Bove - Creating From the Heart
Ambrosia Cantalope, Cake Crumbs and Vintage Winter White Shabby Vintage Seam Binding

Sheri Holt - My Sheri Cards
Ambrosia Cantalope, Cake Crumbs and Vintage Winter White Shabby Vintage Seam Binding

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 - Deb's Simple Treasures Etsy (that's me)!

Deb's Simple Treasures Etsy was born from my love of all things vintage and shabby!  I adore creating mini masterpieces out of paper and glue ... and the addition of pretty little bits and bobs of shabby treasures and beautiful seam binding adds such dimension and texture to projects!

I hand tea stain all the seam binding in my Etsy shop with tender loving care!  I currently have 15 beautiful colors in my shop:

I'm pleased to offer this week's Tea Room winner 15 yards (1 yard of each color) of Shabby Vintage Seam Binding!

Please link your creations below by Sunday, November 6th to play along. Winner and Tea Time Terrific Top Three will be announced Monday, November 7th. We will have an all-new challenge for you to play along with on the 7th as well, so please come back and visit with us again for another chance to win!


LeroyLime said...

stunningly shabby creations ladies, excited to play along this week!

Denise said...

So fun to be back here this week playing along... love the 'homespun fall' theme. HUGS.

Glenda said...

Beautiful projects by the design team!

Anonymous said...

thanks !!!! great design wonderful ....

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