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Monday, January 7, 2013

Week #148 - 'Elegance'

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

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, Kristi Schurr!  Kristi earned this Guest Designer spot for her win in the Tea Room during the Week #134 challenge - 'Sketch This'.

Paper Sweeties - So Sweet of You

And some more beautiful inspiration from our January Special MONTH-LONG Guest Designer ...    Cathy McGrath!  

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
Paper Sweeties - Occasions


Lenet Mos - To Scrap or Not to Scrap, That's the Question
Paper Sweeties - Little Wishes

Rebecca Deeprose - Paper Primrose
Paper Sweeties - You Make Me Smile

Rebekah Faries - Midnite Lullabies Studio
Paper Sweeties - Banner Wishes and So Sweet of You

Starr Timmons - The Paper Chase
Paper Sweeties - You're Invited

Tracey Kelly - Trace Elementz
Paper Sweeties - You Are Fabulous

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™ LLC 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!  

 This week's winner will receive TWO FREE STAMP SETS from the Paper Sweeties Shoppe!

Please link your creations below by Sunday, January 13th to play along. Winner and Tea Time Terrific Top Three will be announced Monday, January 14th. We will have an all-new challenge for you to play along with on the 14th as well, so please come back and visit with us again for another chance to win!


Shea said...

Oh my, what a DELICIOUS inspiration photo, and the DT projects are fabulous! Can't wait to play!

chriscesar said...

A happy and creative new year for DT members and followers!
Yet a wonderful elegant challenge and such amazing cards froms the DT

Shea said...

Absolutely LUSCIOUS colors, so simple yet so elegant. I'm looking forward to playing! Wouldn't mind having a piece of that cake, too! :)

2amscrapper said...

What a luscious photo and wonderful inspiration from the dt!

Cat Craig said...

Beautiful cake, gonna give it a try.