Friday, March 29, 2013

It's Challenge TIME CMM66 | No Patterned Paper

Happy Friday to you all. It is sunny and lovely here in the Pacific Northwest today and I am so excited to share with you a new challenge and a great sponsor.

Our new challenge this time around is 
This is hopefully challenge you and allow you to have some fun at the same time. Get creative. 

We are being sponsored this challenge by a  great sponsor and you will WANT to win this challenge.

My Creative Classroom is sponsoring us this time and they are such a great company. 

Welcome to My Creative Classroom. MCC is an online arts and crafts learning center. Our interactive and in-depth courses are instructor led and filled with wonderful projects and techniques to help you get the most out of your supplies.

My Creative Classroom is offering the winner of this challenge a free seat to any one of their online classes. The free seat is good for one year after you claim it.  The Fall semester will kick off right after labor day so you will have plenty of classes to choose from right away!

For those of you who don't win, head on over there anyway and check out their Free Courses, this may  inspire you to take one of their other courses. They have a ton of great ones to choose from. 

Let's see what  our lovely DT has to share with you today. 






Alrighty everyone, now let's see what kind of creative flows from your fingers. 

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Spring Colors Inspiration

Is it Spring where you are? When I look out the window I see white. Lots of white. I know I can use some Spring Color inspiration! Thankfully, we have exactly that! Our Spring Colors Challenge is sponsored by Hobby Book Digital Stamps. Take a look at what the Design Team has created!

We are Experiencing Technical Difficulties. Please Stand By.

This is normally where we spotlight a few of YOUR card creations, but it seems we are having a technical issue with the this week, be sure to click and visit any of the visible links to the current challenge to see what our crafty friends are creating with Spring Colors!

** (Click Here to Link Up to Our Current Challenge - SPRING COLORS) **

Thank you for sharing your cards with us! We look forward to visiting you!

Friday, March 22, 2013

Green Challenge Winner

Winners, winners! Another fabulous round of cards! This week our Top Picks really stood out. It's easy to see that the designers were paying attention to even the littlest of details...see if you agree!

Congratulations to our Top 3!
(in numerical order - click on the name of the designer to see their winning card)

...great shaped card. Are you smiling? We were!

...Ahoy, Mateys! This card's a treasure -  theme, coloring, embellishments...this card has it all!

...wowzer! Gorgeous greens, fabulous papers and attitude to go!

Top 3 Winners - Don't forget to add the CMM Top 3 badge to your blog - it's located in the sidebar!

...and our random winner of the fabulous $15 Gift Certificate from

Lucky you! Send an email to to claim your prize!

That's it for today. There's still time to link up to our current challenge!

See you tomorrow with Spring Color inspiration!

Friday, March 15, 2013

It's Springtime! CMM65

Hey, all you lovely cardmakers. How are we all on this fine Friday?

We here at CMM are shaking off the boots and coats and gearing up for all things SPRING. In particular, for this challenge we want to see:


For this challenge we are being sponsored by Hobby Book Digital Stamps.

Hello, my name is Barbara and Hobbybook is my small business which is based on the internet. I am now an illustrator for the digital craft community, after trying my hand at many different crafts. When I was a child I had a natural flair for drawing, but as soon as responsibilities of being an adult came, I didn't seem to be able to find the time to draw.  Three years ago I picked up a pencil and drew a fairly basic christmas bear which I then turned into a digital stamp. From then on I've bought several more pencils and haven't stopped. I love to draw and bring an image to life with pro-markers, it still amazes me how from a basic outline a life like image can be created by adding shade and highlights. I look forward to see all your fabulous creations. Happy crafting! 

Time to see what the DT created...Show & Tell!

using Lil Mermaid

Come back next week and see what the rest of the ladies have to offer for inspiration.

You have TWO WEEKS to get in your entries. Also, please remember... we are a CARD challenge group.  So only card entries will be accepted.

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Green Inspiration

Green with envy, Spring, money, leprechauns, frogs, nature, peace, witches...there are all kinds of associations to be made with the color GREEN! How will you interpret this creative color?

We are sponsored by the 'fun and funky' Simply Betty Stamps! The prize is a whopping $15 Gift Certificate! You don't want to miss out on this one! Remember, all you have to do for a chance to win is link up a CARD that follows the theme and guidelines...seriously easy peasy!

Not sure what direction you want to go with this one? Here are a few cards from the DT and a few of of the cards linked up by our fans!

...all around cute! pretty soft greens... 

...for those that love florals...

...even the guys like the bunny...

Lots of different styles and takes on this challenge! You have a few more days to link up...

Friday, March 8, 2013

Birthday Winners

(NOTE: This the "BIRTHDAY" winners post.
If you want to link up to our current challenge - Green, please click here.)

With 365 days in the year, I think we can all use a few more birthday cards and there were some really fabulous cards! I know I found birthday inspiration among the links...did you?

Congratulations to our Top 3!
(in numerical order)

Be sure to leave the winner's a little love - they deserve it!
Besides, you never may be your card we feature next challenge!
click on the name of the designer to visit their blog

...don't we all have a guy who would love this card?...

...the textures are great design details...

...pretty papers, pretty embellishments, oh so pretty card!...

Top 3 Winners - Don't forget to add the CMM Top 3 badge to your blog - it's located in the sidebar!

...and the winner chosen by of the awesome prize from Sassy Studio Designs (4 digi images, winner's choice) is...

Congrats to #100 Taniaj!

Send an email to to claim your prize!

Have you seen our current challenge this week? It's a color challenge - GREEN! We'll see you tomorrow with some great GREEN inspiration!

Friday, March 1, 2013

Challenge Time CMM64

Hey everyone. Another week has gone by and Friday is finally here. Today is Challenge Day at CMM.

Today we are starting off March with a fun new color challenge. GREEN is the color that we would like to see you all work with. Now I would like to see the color GREEN as one of the main colors in your CARD, not just a tiny bit of  it.

We  have an amazing sponsor who is  new to the CMM family, although I am sure most of you are  familiar with them. Please welcome Simply Betty Stamps.

They are offering an AMAZING prize that is definately worth playing for. The prize is $15 Gift Certificate to the winner for anything in their store site.

Betty was gracious enough to let my ladies work with her amazing images. Let's see what they came up with.






Come back next week to see what Angi, Lilia, Lisa, Sara and myself have to offer you as INSPIRATION. 

You have until TWO WEEKS to get in your entries. Also please remember... we are a CARD challenge group.  So only card entries will be accepted.