Monday, July 28, 2014

Guest Designers - Challenge #12

Welcome to more inspiration for Challenge #12! Make sure you visit our spectacular July Guest Designers' blogs!


Challenge #12 Who's the Boss?
Show some embossing on your project. You can use dry embossing or heat embossing. You can use an embossing folder or a stencil. You can emboss with embossing paste or embossing powder. You can even create something with ultra-thick embossing enamel. You probably have some sort of embossing apparatus in your hoard! Pull these embossing tools out and put them to use!

You still have a week to play in Challenge #12! You have until midnight PT, August 3rd to link up your creation. CLICK HERE to see the challenge post and LINK your project!


Here are the July Guest DT creations for Challenge #12. I know that you will be inspired to dig into your hoard! We are so proud to display the works of so many different types of crafters with so many different styles! 


A heartfelt THANK YOU  to our July Guest Designers! The Hoarders DT is always in total awe at what our guests make each time! We are so proud and happy to host such amazing designers on this blog!

Please enter your challenge project using the Link Tool at the bottom of THE CHALLENGE #12 POST. Please CLICK HERE for the Link Tool.

One talented participant will receive this prize, donated by Crafter's Companion and Spectrum Noir!


Crafter’s Companion US brings you the products to make crafting a little bit easier, including the Spectrum Noir coloring system, the Ultimate Pro, and more! Crafter’s Companion produces a full range of tools to create cards and other paper craft projects. Their mission is to make their innovative, award-winning tools accessible to crafters around the world at fantastic prices.

Website: http://www.crafterscompanion.com/
Blog: http://crafterscompanion.blogspot.com/

Spectrum Noir is the revolutionary coloring system brought to you by Crafter's Companion. The range combines affordability with versatility across a vast color spectrum, deigned specifically for the crafting market. Spectrum Noir wishes to make both alcohol marker and pencil coloring achievable for colorists at all levels of confidence and ability. 


Website: http://www.spectrumnoir.com/
Blog: http://www.spectrumnoir.com/blog/

For the Challenge Rules, please click HERE. Please make sure to read the rules if you are new to us. We have made a few changes to the rules, so make sure to check them out.

You have ONE WEEK remaining to create a project and enter the challenge. This challenge closes, Sunday, August 3rd, midnight PT. The winner will be announced Wednesday, August 6th.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

WINNER AND FAVORITES - CHALLENGE #11

Welcome! Here are the winner and favorites for Challenge #11! (If you are a past Winner or Favorite, and you are waiting to hear from Gloria, please email her AGAIN or leave a comment on this post. Sometimes messages get lost in cyberspace.)

Our Prize Winner will receive this prize, donated by Crafter's Companion and Spectrum Noir!



Please note: Gloria will be mailing all prizes at the end of each month. The winner will receive an email once the prize has shipped. Keep in mind, if you are international, it may take time for your package to arrive due to shipping methods and customs rules.

Take a look at our winner for Challenge #11 - Tag, You' re It! 

The team loved this tag mini! Each tag is a beautiful piece of art! The lovey papers, the die cut shapes, the flowers, the bezels...this project just made us GASP! Mona, please email Gloria with your contact information so that she can send out your prize! (stengelgloria@gmail.com)

Prize Winner, please contact Gloria to schedule your guest design spot! (You may use the Contact Form in the blog sidebar or email at stengelgloria@gmail.com) 

Now, on to the FAVORITES. We had 47 participants in this challenge! That is a ton of crafters, considering that July is a big vacation month for many of us! We a hard time narrowing it down, and there were a few "old faces" in the bunch! We decided to share more than our normal amount because the projects were just THAT good! Here they are, in numerical order.

Favorites, please grab your blinkie to wear on your blog to show everyone that you were picked as a Favorite here at Craft Hoarders Anonymous! 






(you need to see the tags inside!)




If you have never won a FAVORITES spot, please email Gloria for details on becoming a guest designer for an upcoming challenge! 

Past Favorites, we are sorry, but our schedule is too full to have you back for secondsies. But grab the badge and brag anyway!)



We want to thank all of the crafters who played along in our last challenge. We hope you had fun! Join us for Challenge #11 by visiting that post HERE

Monday, July 21, 2014

Challenge #12 - Who's the Boss?

Welcome to another Challenge here at Craft Hoarders Anonymous! We will be announcing the Challenge #11 Winner and Favorites on July 23rd. Check back to see if it's you!

We have made a few RULE CHANGES here at Craft Hoarders Anonymous. For the full Challenge Rules, please click HERE.  

Challenge #12 Who's the Boss?
Show some embossing on your project. You can use dry embossing or heat embossing. You can use an embossing folder or a stencil. You can emboss with embossing paste or embossing powder. You can even create something with ultra-thick embossing enamel. You probably have some sort of embossing apparatus in your hoard! Pull these embossing tools out and put them to use!

One talented participant will receive this prize, donated by Crafter's Companion and Spectrum Noir!


Crafter’s Companion US brings you the products to make crafting a little bit easier, including the Spectrum Noir coloring system, the Ultimate Pro, and more! Crafter’s Companion produces a full range of tools to create cards and other paper craft projects. Their mission is to make their innovative, award-winning tools accessible to crafters around the world at fantastic prices.

Website: http://www.crafterscompanion.com/
Blog: http://crafterscompanion.blogspot.com/

Spectrum Noir is the revolutionary coloring system brought to you by Crafter's Companion. The range combines affordability with versatility across a vast color spectrum, deigned specifically for the crafting market. Spectrum Noir wishes to make both alcohol marker and pencil coloring achievable for colorists at all levels of confidence and ability.

Website: http://www.spectrumnoir.com/
Blog: http://www.spectrumnoir.com/blog/

The variety of the design team continues to be amazing! I think you will agree! Click on each designer's name to see more details about her project! Some of the embossing techniques are wonderful, so make sure you go and visit the team!


(on a break)



Please enter your challenge project using the Link Tool below. 

You have TWO WEEKS to create a project and enter the challenge. This challenge closes, Sunday, August 3rd, midnight PT.

If the link tool is not working, please post your link in the comments and Gloria will take care of it.


Wednesday, July 16, 2014

June Linky Party Winner!

Well, I am sure it was due to the holiday week, but we had only TWO people join us for the June Linky Party! So, I put the names in a hat and the winner of the prize is....


#2 Gigi Organizes! Please contact Gloria so she can mail out your prize.

But, because we love our readers so much...#1 Kathy Jo, will you please get in touch with Gloria so she can mail you out a small prize, too?!! 

You still have five more days to play in Challenge #11! Come on and join us! 

Monday, July 14, 2014

Guest Designers - Challenge #11

Welcome to more inspiration for Challenge #11! We have some amazing Guest Designers joining us for July! 


Challenge #11 Tag, You're It!
Use a tag on your project. Create a handmade gift tag. Create a tag mini album. Add tags to your scrapbook layout or your card. You may use some hoarded tag-shaped packaging or you may cut tags from scrap paper using a die cut template. Maybe you hoard shipping tags of all sizes. As long as your project contains some sort of tag, you will meet the requirements to play along!

You still have a week to play in Challenge #11! You have until midnight PT, July 20th to link up your creation. CLICK HERE to see the challenge post and LINK your project!


Here are the July Guest DT creations for Challenge #11. These folks sure made some wonderful tag projects! As you can see, the guest talent is absolutely beyond the beyond! Some of these folks are well known in the craft world and some a "up and coming" artists! It is our pleasure to share their work with you! Make sure you click on each designer's name to visit his or her blog!


A heartfelt THANK YOU  to our July Guest Designers! We are so proud and happy to host such amazing designers on this blog!

Please enter your challenge project using the Link Tool at the bottom of THE CHALLENGE #11 POST. Please CLICK HERE for the Link Tool.

One talented participant will receive this prize, donated by Crafter's Companion and Spectrum Noir!


Crafter’s Companion US brings you the products to make crafting a little bit easier, including the Spectrum Noir coloring system, the Ultimate Pro, and more! Crafter’s Companion produces a full range of tools to create cards and other paper craft projects. Their mission is to make their innovative, award-winning tools accessible to crafters around the world at fantastic prices.

Website: http://www.crafterscompanion.com/
Blog: http://crafterscompanion.blogspot.com/

Spectrum Noir is the revolutionary coloring system brought to you by Crafter's Companion. The range combines affordability with versatility across a vast color spectrum, deigned specifically for the crafting market. Spectrum Noir wishes to make both alcohol marker and pencil coloring achievable for colorists at all levels of confidence and ability. 


Website: http://www.spectrumnoir.com/
Blog: http://www.spectrumnoir.com/blog/

For the Challenge Rules, please click HERE. Please make sure to read the rules if you are new to us. We have made a few changes to the rules, so make sure to check them out.

You have ONE WEEK remaining to create a project and enter the challenge. This challenge closes, Sunday, July 20th, midnight PT. The winner will be announced Wednesday, July 23rd.

Monday, July 7, 2014

Challenge #11 - Tag, You're It!

Welcome to another Challenge here at Craft Hoarders Anonymous! We will be announcing the June Linky Party WINNER on Wednesday, July 9th Wednesday July 16th! Since the Linky Party was during a holiday week, we have extended the deadline! Get your photos loaded for a chance at the prize! The new deadline is July 13th at midnight PT! Click HERE to enter.

We have made a few RULE CHANGES here at Craft Hoarders Anonymous. For the full Challenge Rules, please click HERE.  We have made the following changes to our rules (see the red information).

Rule 3. You may enter a card, a page layout, an altered item, a mixed media item, a mini album...anything that fits the challenge, unless the challenge states that a specific type of project must be created. Please, no 100% digital projects. You MAY use digital items on your projects, but the project must be a dimensional item. You may print digital papers, images, embellishments, stamps, etc. and use them on cards, layouts, mini albums, and so forth.

Rule 4. Please do not enter previously created projects, unless otherwise specified. We are asking you to create something new for our challenges. The exception is the Linky Party on each Fifth Monday.

Rule 5. You may combine our challenge with up to FIVE other challenges. You may enter up to THREE projects into each challenge. To clarify, you may enter more than three projects, but you may only add THREE links to the link tool. If you wish to enter more than three projects, they must be in one blog post to qualify. 

Challenge #11 Tag, You're It!

Use a tag on your project. Create a handmade gift tag. Create a tag mini album. Add tags to your scrapbook layout or your card. You may use some hoarded tag-shaped packaging or you may cut tags from scrap paper using a die cut template. Maybe you hoard shipping tags of all sizes. As long as your project contains some sort of tag, you will meet the requirements to play along!

One talented participant will receive this prize, donated by Crafter's Companion and Spectrum Noir!


Crafter’s Companion US brings you the products to make crafting a little bit easier, including the Spectrum Noir coloring system, the Ultimate Pro, and more! Crafter’s Companion produces a full range of tools to create cards and other paper craft projects. Their mission is to make their innovative, award-winning tools accessible to crafters around the world at fantastic prices.

Website: http://www.crafterscompanion.com/
Blog: http://crafterscompanion.blogspot.com/

Spectrum Noir is the revolutionary coloring system brought to you by Crafter's Companion. The range combines affordability with versatility across a vast color spectrum, deigned specifically for the crafting market. Spectrum Noir wishes to make both alcohol marker and pencil coloring achievable for colorists at all levels of confidence and ability. 


Website: http://www.spectrumnoir.com/
Blog: http://www.spectrumnoir.com/blog/

Check out these tag projects from the Design Team. For project details, click on each designer's name.





Please enter your challenge project using the Link Tool below. 

You have TWO WEEKS to create a project and enter the challenge. This challenge closes, Sunday, July 20th, midnight PT.