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Monday, June 18, 2012

Week #119 - 'Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend'

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 'Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend' along with this beautiful photo for inspiration and Fran asks that you create a card or project inspired by the COLORS FROM THE PHOTO and INCLUDE PEARLS and/or CRYSTALS!

FOR YOUR SUBMISSION TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE WEEKLY PRIZE AND HONORS: 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 and top honors. Thanks for your understanding and participation!

I am pleased to introduce you all to this week's Guest Designer, Amelia Breytenbach - Stamped For The Occasion!  Amelia earned this Guest Designer spot for her win in the Tea Room during the Week #107 challenge - 'Bright and Beautiful Spring'. 

And some more beautiful inspiration from our June Special MONTH-LONG Guest Designer ...    
Dawn Barwick - All Things Pretty Crafty!  

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
Sweet Lace Heart image & Antique Paper

Fran Westmoreland - Purple Peanut's Crafty Blog
Sweet Lace Heart image & Antique Paper

Lenet Mos - To Scrap or Not to Scrap, That's the Question
Sweet Lace Heart image & Antique Paper

Rebekah Faries - Midnite Lullabies Studio
Stamped With Love image & Antique Paper

Starr Timmons - The Paper Chase
Victorian Bird Cage image & Antique Paper

Tammy Roberts - Paperie Sweetness
Sweet Lace Heart image & Antique Paper

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 TWO sponsor(s) - Meljen's Designs AND Digital Paper by Janet Etsy!

Meljen's Designs is a lovely stamp company owned and illustrated by Melissa Jenkins. She illustrates whimsical rubber and digital images inspired by her kids and family. Meljen's Designs has a new challenge every Thursday, and a Guest Designer each month at the Meljen's Designs Blog. Please visit the adorable line of Meljen's Designs stamps at our store to browse all of Melissa's lovely designs! You can also see Melissa's exclusive rubber stamps at her corner of Whimsy Stamps, too!  Don't forget to join Meljen's Designs on Facebook to take advantage of special sales and promotions that are just for her facebook fans!

Meljen's winner will receive their choice of four images from the shop!

My name is Janet, I'm Polish, live in the south of Italy and the mother of two children!!  I am a printing technician by profession, but an artist by passion.
I really like to draw and photograph everything with my camera. I am in love with old graphics and illustrations, and I always have my colored markers and pencils around me to sketch with.  I'm so happy to be sponsoring this week's Tea Room challenge!


Tea Time Terrific Top Three Winners will each receive collage packages from Digital Paper by Janet Etsy!

Please link your creations below by Sunday, June 24th to play along. Winner and Tea Time Terrific Top Three will be announced Monday, June 25th. We will have an all-new challenge for you to play along with on the 25th as well, so please come back and visit with us again for another chance to win!


Susan said...

these are all so touching & beautiful...competition is difficult this wek, but awesome!!

Mimos da Claral├║! said...

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful...

Mickey's Craft World said...

Guess what?? My grandaughter Jaylene threw my camera in the swimming pool!! So now I will not be able to participate until I get a new one (my hubby is so awesome he ordered me a new one! Hopefully it will come next week and I can again share my creations!!


CraftyGirl said...

Your DT's always make such spectacular projects. Thank you for letting me enter this week.



skywriter2 said...

All the cards are soo pretty
And the photo inspiration is just beautiful.
DEFINETLY making it.

Silke Ledlow said...

FABULOUS SAMPLES EVERYONE! Love them all...hugs ~S~

WitchyFingers said...

Beautiful cards by the DT, am loving this challenge!

Pauline said...

Thank you for the challenge, and for sharing such breathtaking inspiration pieces!

chicken coop said...

Lovely indeed! Wow. Love all of them.

Tracey said...

Love your challenges.......Beautiful DT cards.

Sabrina aka Chaosk├╝ken said...

Oh these are so gorgeous inspirations from the DT! Thanks so much for this!!!

I thought I entered the challenge on friday but couldn't find my entry any more.

Perhaps I forgot or it was removed because of missing one of the rules? I don't think so - so I try again, okay?