Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Ch# 4 - Red, White and Blue

Welcome to Crafting for all Seasons!
Herzlich Willkommen zu Crafting for all seasons!

Challenge #4 is a color challenge.  
Your projects need to have the colors Red, White and Blue on them.
 Challenge #4 ist eine Farbchallenge.
Dein Project muss die Farben Rot, Weiß und Blau beinhalten.

The sponsor for this challenge is 2 cute stamps!
Der Sponsor für diese Challenge ist 2 cute Stamps!

These adorable stamps are created by Heidi.  She creates some very sweet images!
You can find her images HERE!
Diese bezaubernden Stempel sind von Heidi erarbeitet.
Sie kreiert einige zuckersüße Bilder!
HIER kannst du dir ihre Kreationen anschauen

The Prize for this challenge:
2 rubber stamps or 3 digital images
Der Preis für diese Challenge ist:
2 Gummistempel oder 3 Digistamps

The randomly drawn winner for our last challenge is #86 - Mandy
Congratulations Mandy!  Mandy, I will be contacting you through the email you used for your entry.
Der zufällig gezogene Gewinner unserer letzten Challenge ist #86 - Mandy
Herzlichen Glückwunsch Mandy !

We had really beautiful entries last challenge so to pick the top 3 entries was very difficult. 
 The DT's top 3 were:
Wir hatten einige wirklich wunderschöne Beiträge bei der
vergangenen Challenge, was es uns echt schwer gemacht hat unsere 
Top 3 zu küren.
Die Top 3 der DT's waren:
#15 - Dorcas

#56 - Lori

#67 - Lou

Every challenge we find someone that really inspires us so we created an "I inspire" badge for that one special entry.
For the "summer" challenge the "I inspire" entry is:
#124 - Roberta

Ladies, grab your badges and show them on your blog with pride.

The DT were lucky enough to receive images from 2 cute stamps to work with and we had a lot of fun with them.
Thank you Heidi!
The design team really created some beautiful cards with Heidi's images.
Here are the Design Teams cards:
Das DT hatte das Glück, Bilder von 2 cute Stamps zum Verarbeiten
zu bekommen und wir hatten eine Menge Spaß damit!
Vielen Dank Heidi!
Das Designteam hat wirklich einige wunderschöne Karten mit Heidis Stempeln
Hier sind die Karten des Design Teams:

Carol using "original cowboy kid"

Carol using "penguin with ice cream"

Christine using "cowboy kid"

Dawn using "meteor girl"

Gry using "mermaid and friends"

Jan using "wedding cake"

Jani using "to the moon"

Jani using "penguin with ice cream"

 Lizy using "to the moon"

Lizy using "penguin with ice cream"

We are looking forward to see what you create!
Wir können es kaum erwarten zu sehen, was ihr euch alles einfallen lasst!

German translation by our Jani!

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Ch# 3 - Summer

Our next challenge has the theme of SUMMER.  
Create whatever summer means to you.

Our sponsor for this challenge is The Greeting Farm.

The Greeting Farm first sprouted into the stamping world in 2008 as a small dream and has cultivated into something wonderful because of our wonderful customers like you!  With two plus years of fun-loving, animated characters, including our best-selling "Anya" icon, The Greeting Farm brings you cute, charismatic images that are LOADS of fun to COLOR!  Shortly after the popularity of Anya and her sidekick Ian arose, our Wild Sprout line was added, including the Cheeky Cherry collection featuring an almost vintage/pinup feel that has been widely popular after our first CHA trade show in winter of 2010!  Also added to to our line last year was the adorable Oliver and Amelia collection, and brand new this year, our "Creepers"-a more edgy and artistic side of TGF.  There is truly something for EVERYONE on the Farm and we are so glad to be sponsoring your challenge!  
Please visit us at!"

The prize for this challenge is:
4x6 set plus a singe of choice

The randomly drawn winner for ch#2 - Father's Day is 
 #54 - juelmarie. 
We will be contacting you through the email you gave with your link.

Here is her lovely card:

The top 3 cards are:

#13 - Lisette

#59 - Lou Mac

#14 - Lori

Congratulations Ladies!  Grab the Top 3 badge from the sidebar and display it on your blog with pride!
Herzlichen Glückwunsch Ladies! Holt euch den Top3-Banner von der Sidebar und zeigt ihn stolz auf eurem Blog!

Here are the winners for our Thank you Blog candy:

Carol's candy winners are:
Just Inklined - #9 Kym's Crafty Cards
Crafty Ann's - #6 Pamela

Christine's candy winner is:
Planet Janet

Dawn's candy winner is:

Jan's candy winner is:
Escape to the craftroom

Jani's candy winner is:

Lizy's candy winner is:
Heidi Brawley

Congratulations ladies go to the DT's blog for instructions on how to claim your prize.

Now back to this weeks challenge.
Here are the Design Team's cards using images kindly donated by our current sponsor.
The Greeting Farm.

(using carousel)

(using amy paints)

(using summer fairy)

(using laurie daydreaming)

(using pretty head Lily)

(using dressy ebony)

(using Tennis Anya)

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

CH#2 - Father's Day

Hello everyone and welcome to our Second Challenge at
Crafting for all Seasons! 
This challenge is about Father's Day so create something for Dads/Fathers.
Hallo alle zusammen! Herzlich willkommen zu unserer zweiten Challenge bei 
Crafting for all Seasons!
Diesmal lautet das Thema der Challenge Vatertag, also macht euch ans Werk und zaubert etwas für eure Väter!

Our Sponsor for this challenge is:
Unser Sponsor bei dieser Challenge ist:
She is offering 4 images to the winner!
You can check out her beautiful images here!
Sie bietet dem Gewinner vier Digistempel! 
Hier könnt ihr ihre wunderschönen Kreationen bewundern!

The Randomly drawn winner for Ch#1 Anything Goes is --- #170 - Tracy
Congratulations Tracy!  Here is her beautiful card.  Email Melissa at
Die nach dem Zufallsprinzip gezogene Gewinnerin für Ch#1 Anything Goes ist ---# 170 - Tracy
Herzlichen Glückwunsch, Tracy! Hier könnt ihr ihre wundervolle Karte sehen:

The Top 3 projects picked by the DT are the following:
Die Top 3 Projekte, die vom DT ausgewählt wurden sind Folgende:
#35 - Amelia

#192 - Josephine

#17 - Tracey

Congratulations Ladies!  Grab the Top 3 badge from the sidebar and display it on your blog with pride!
Herzlichen Glückwunsch Ladies! Holt euch den Top3-Banner von der Sidebar und zeigt ihn stolz auf eurem Blog!

We at Crafting for all Seasons want to thank everyone for joining in on our First Challenge and for all your wonderful comments of support for our new challenge blog!  As a THANK YOU we are offering everyone the chance to WIN some BLOG CANDY!!!  Some of the DTs are offering up Candy on their personal blogs.  So please hop over to each of the blog listed below and enter in each of the SIX chances to win some CANDY!
Wir von Crafting for all Seasons möchten uns bei allen, für die Teilnahme an unserer ersten Challenge und für all eure wunderbaren und unterstützenden Kommentare, für unseren neuen Challengeblog, bedanken!Als DANKESCHÖN bieten wir jedem die Chance ein BLOG CANDY ZU GEWINNEN! Einige der DT's bieten Candys auf ihren persönlichen Blogs an. Also bitte hüpft zu jedem der unten aufgeführten Blogs und sichert euch bei allen SECHS die Chance auf ein Candy!

Here are the blogs to visit to win their CANDY:
Hier sind die Blogs, die ihr besuchen müsst, um ein Candy zu gewinnen:

Thank you again from all of us at Crafting for all Seasons!
Nochmals vielen Dank von uns allen aus dem Crafting for all Seasons Team!

Here are the DT's project for the Father's Day Challenge:
(A big thank you to Mami Doodles for the great images for our DT projects)
Hier sind die DT-Werke zur Vatertagschallenge:
(Ein großes Dankeschön auch an Mami Doodles für die tollen Bilder, unserer DT-Werke)


German Translation by Jani