SUOC #141 – Happy Birthday!

No, it’s not our birthday. But maybe it’s yours – or a friend or family member! What a fun time of the year to be celebrating a birthday. With no big holidays around, the birthday gal or guy is bound to be the star of the day! So your challenge this time is to make something to celebrate a birthday. Of course, cards are wonderful (much better than writing on a Facebook wall!). But favors and decorations are sure to be a hit when they’re handmade. Anything goes for this challenge!

To get you started with ideas, our Design Team has come up with a lovely assortment of cards. But don’t forget that any paper crafted item works for this challenge, as long as it’s Stampin’ Up! Only! We look forward to seeing what you do with this challenge.

Julia

Julia Quinn

Mary

Mary Brown

Cindee

Cindee Wilkinson

Karen

Karen Barber

Julie

Julie Gearinger

Connie

Connie Babbert

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Robin Messenheimer

Pam

Pam Staples

 To participate in our challenge, make a card  or other paper-crafted project and post a photo of it to your blog or a gallery on the internet.  Then come back here and use our link tool at the bottom of this post to share the photo with us.

PLEASE remember this:  We’re looking for projects posted to the internet AFTER February 1, 2016.  This is a NEW challenge!  AND please mention/link to the SUO Challenge Blog in your post!

Of course, your projects must be made with Stampin’ Up! products only.    The products may be those that are in current catalogs, or they may be retired products.  But (as our blog title says) SUO – Stampin’ Up! Only!  This means that products from other papercrafting, rubber stamp, die-making or other companies may not be included in your project or in any other project included in your blog post if Stampin’ Up! sells a like product.  For example, Stampin’ Up! does not sell sewing thread.  So use of sewing thread from another company is just fine.  Stampin’ Up! does sell the Sizzix Big Shot, so use of die-cuts, texture plates or other such products from another company is not fine.  If you have a question, please send an e-mail to our Coordinator, Robin Messenheimer, and she’ll be glad to answer it!

Challenge Dates:  February 2, 2016  (3 am USA Eastern Time) –

February 13, 2016 (6 am USA Eastern Time)



SUOC #140, Valentines – Our Top 3!

Thank you very much to everyone who participated in our challenge to show off Valentine’s Day projects. So nice to see something other than cards! Thanks especially to our Top 3 whom we felt did the best job of capturing our theme for the week. Click on the pictures of their projects to go to their blogs or galleries for more details.

For those of you who are in our “Top 3” each week, we have the code for a blog widget over to the left. Be sure to grab the code if you’d like to announced this on your blog page.

DeleteLuvLee

Lee Murphy

DeleteMaria

Maria Vanderform

DeleteMarianne

Marianne


Posted on : Feb 01 2016
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SUOC #140, It’s Time for Valentines!

In less than a month, many of us will be celebrating Valentine’s Day. We should all be making our cards now so we have plenty of time to send them out to our special friends and family members. So your challenge this time will be to make something special for Valentine’s Day.

To get you started with ideas, our Design Team has come up with a lovely assortment of cards. But don’t forget that any paper crafted item works for this challenge, as long as it’s Stampin’ Up! Only! We look forward to seeing what you do with this challenge.

Pam

Pam Staples

Julia

Julia Quinn

Mary

Mary Brown

Cindee

Cindee Wilkinson

Karen

Karen Barber

Julie

Julie Gearinger

Connie

Connie Babbert

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Robin Messenheimer

 To participate in our challenge, make a card  or other paper-crafted project and post a photo of it to your blog or a gallery on the internet.  Then come back here and use our link tool at the bottom of this post to share the photo with us.

PLEASE remember this:  We’re looking for projects posted to the internet AFTER January 18, 2016.  This is a NEW challenge!  AND please mention/link to the SUO Challenge Blog in your post!

Of course, your projects must be made with Stampin’ Up! products only.    The products may be those that are in current catalogs, or they may be retired products.  But (as our blog title says) SUO – Stampin’ Up! Only!  This means that products from other papercrafting, rubber stamp, die-making or other companies may not be included in your project or in any other project included in your blog post if Stampin’ Up! sells a like product.  For example, Stampin’ Up! does not sell sewing thread.  So use of sewing thread from another company is just fine.  Stampin’ Up! does sell the Sizzix Big Shot, so use of die-cuts, texture plates or other such products from another company is not fine.  If you have a question, please send an e-mail to our Coordinator, Robin Messenheimer, and she’ll be glad to answer it!

Challenge Dates:  January 19, 2016  (3 am USA Eastern Time) –

January 30, 2016 (6 am USA Eastern Time)



Posted on : Jan 19 2016
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SUOC #139, Cards in Wintertime – Our Top 3!

Thank you very much to everyone who participated in our challenge to show off what kinds of Cards you’d make in Wintertime. Thanks especially to our Top 3 whom we felt did the best job of capturing our theme for the week. Click on the pictures of their projects to go to their blogs or galleries for more details.

For those of you who are in our “Top 3” each week, we have the code for a blog widget over to the left. Be sure to grab the code if you’d like to announced this on your blog page.

DeleteMarianne

Marianne

DeleteIlse

Ilse Stouten

DeleteJacqueline

Jacqueline Bridgnorth


Posted on : Jan 18 2016
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Posted under SUO Challenges, Top 3 |

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