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Monday, November 18, 2013

Week #193 - 'Gingham Country Christmas'

Hello shabby friends and welcome to another fun week of inspiration and creativity here in the Tea Room!  This week Lesley is our creative host and she has chosen the theme of 'Gingham Country Christmas' along with this beautiful photo for inspiration!   Lesley asks that you create a CHRISTMAS card or project inspired by photo using RED, CREAM, BLUE AND GINGHAM!

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, Alyson Takats!  Alyson earned this Guest Designer spot for her win in the Tea Room during the Week #188 challenge - 'FALL'.

And some more beautiful inspiration from our November 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 (please click on each designer's blog link to view additional photos of their projects) ...

Debbie MarcinkiewiczPaper Sweeties
My Time Made Easy - Summer Paper
Paper Sweeties - Homespun Holidays, Homespun Holidays Sweet Cuts, Rusty Jingle Bells

Aneta Matuszewska - Artisant
My Time Made Easy - Ga Ga For Gingham, What's Cookin' 

Heidi Gonzales - My Lil' Scrap Corner
My Time Made Easy - Ga Ga For Gingham

Lesley Croghan - Always Playing With Paper
Paper Sweeties - Snow Friends

Linda Dudziak - Made by Groszek
My Time Made Easy - Ga Ga For Gingham

Tina Milbourn - Confessions of a DeNami Addict
My Time Made Easy - Coveralls

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 - My Time Made Easy!

My Time Made Easy™ LLC

My Time Made Easy™ LLC provides you with the basics for creating your own coordinating handmade cards, tags, and gift packaging in no time. It is fun, affordable, and we made it easier than ever! I have always said that it really is all about the TOTAL package. Now you can afford to create and dress up the simplest of gifts on your own, and make them appear to be that much more special. Nothing says love like something handmade.

This week's lucky winner will receive a prize package containing:
Coveralls template
Gingham Candied Apple paper
What's Cookin' stamps
Please link your creations below by Sunday, November 24th to play along. Winner and Tea Time Terrific Top Three will be announced Monday, November 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!


LeAnne said...

GORGEOUS inspiration photo and beautiful samples! Hope I can squeeze in a card this week!

BethieJ said...

FABULOUS projects Shabby Team! LOVE the inspiration photo too!!
Have a GREAT day!

Anonymous said...

Great Inspiration Shabby Team.
loved playing along again this week. it is great getting comments from everyone. thanks for hosting this Blog

VAWM said...

Shoot, I missed the closing time I guess. I thought it was all day today as well. Still have a cute card on my blog!