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Monday, October 22, 2012

Week #137 - 'Vintage Charm'

Hello shabby friends and welcome to another fun week of inspiration and creativity here in the Tea Room!  This week Tracey is our creative host and she has chosen the theme of 'Vintage Charm' along with this beautiful photo for inspiration and Tracey asks that you create a card or project inspired by THE COLORS IN THE PHOTO AND INCLUDE A CHARM!

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, Maria Patrick - Maria's Merry Makings!  Maria earned this Guest Designer spot for her win in the Tea Room during the Week #126 challenge - 'Shabby Neutrals'.

And some more beautiful inspiration from our October Special MONTH-LONG Guest Designer ...    

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
 You Are Amazing stamp set and Vintage Winter White seam binding

Lenet Mos - To Scrap or Not to Scrap, That's the Question
So Sweet of You

Rebecca Deeprose - Paper Primrose
You Make Me Smile


Rebekah Faries - Midnite Lullabies Studio
 Banner Wishes

Starr Timmons - The Paper Chase
You Make Me Smile

Tracey Kelly - Trace Elementz
Little Wishes, Abigail and You Are Special

Now, hop on over to our Shabby Girl individual blogs to see lots more creative and beautiful inspiration ,additional pictures and instructions for these projects !

 The Shabby Girls are pleased to welcome our sponsor - Paper Sweeties!


Paper Sweeties is owned and illustrated by Debbie Marcinkiewicz, and offers clear acrylic stamps that allow paper crafters to create adorable dolls with interchangeable outfits and accessories! We also have a variety of wonderful all-occasion sentiment sets - perfect for every paper crafted project!  The Paper Sweeties Shoppe carries hand tea-stained seam binding too!  The Sweeties dolls, accessories and sentiments are so fun to play with – they will bring back fond childhood memories of special moments from the past!  You’ll enjoy using the Sweeties to create projects for card making, scrap booking, party favors, invitations and so much more! 

Winner will receive two free stamp sets from the Paper Sweeties Shoppe!

Please link your creations below by Sunday, October 28th to play along. Winner and Tea Time Terrific Top Three will be announced Monday, October 29th. We will have an all-new challenge for you to play along with on the 29th as well, so please come back and visit with us again for another chance to win!


Michelle said... that inspiration pic! The DT did such a fabulous job...gorgeous!!!

Unknown said...

Lovely projects by the DT and I'm loving the inspiration picture. xoxo

Unknown said...

I'm impressed with your gorgeous work girls, such romantic and dreamy creations... Hugs, Ira x

scrapsylz said...

Wow, gorgeous inspiration challenge, I love soft tones, combined with vintage/shabby! Count me in!