SUO Challenge #119 – Fun Folds!

Most of the cards we all make are usually rectangles or squares folded in half.  Several weeks ago, we challenged you to use a different shape.  Your challenge this time is to make a greeting card that's folded differently than simply in half. We can all hardly wait to see the fun ways you choose to fold your cards!

 

Need some ideas to get your creativity started?  Then check out our Design Team projects – and have fun with your own project!

 

Karen Barber

 

Mary Brown

 

Julie Gearinger

 

Pam Staples

 

Justin Krieger

 

Robin Messenheimer

 

Connie Babbert

 

Julia Quinn

 

To participate in our challenge, make a card  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 March 23, 2015  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:  March 24, 2015  (3 am USA Eastern Time) –

April 4, 2015 (6 am USA Eastern Time)


SUO Challenge #116 – Shape Up!

With most of us already having our Valentine cards in the mail, and no holidays on the immediate horizon, we decided to try something a bit different.  Yes, the focus will be on cards – but not just any cards. Your challenge this time is to make a card that has a shape that is not a rectangle or square. Hearts, circles, triangles, die cuts — you name it!  If it's not a square or rectangle it belongs in this challenge! Need some ideas to get your creativity started?  Then check out our Design Team projects – and have fun with your own project!

 

Karen Barber

 

 

Mary Brown

 

 

Julie Gearinger

 

 

Pam Staples

 

 

Justin Krieger

 

 

Robin Messenheimer

 

Connie Babbert

 

 

Julia Quinn

   

To participate in our challenge, make a card  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 9, 2015  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 10, 2015  (3 am USA Eastern Time) –

February 21, 2015 (6 am USA Eastern Time)

 


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SUO Challenge #111 – Tag You’re It!

It's finally December and there are about to be lots of cards and gifts that have tags of all kinds. So your challenge for this SUO Challenge is to make a project that includes a tag – using Stampin' Up! products only, of course!.  The tag may be one that you'd put on a gift or otherwise use as a decoration, or a tag element in a greeting card or scrapbook page.  Once you have your project done, post a photograph of it on your blog or in any other open online gallery, and then add a link to our Link Tool at the bottom of this post.

Need some ideas to get your creativity started?  Then check out our Design Team projects – and have fun with you own project!

 

Julie Gearinger

 

Justin Krieger

 

Stacey Ailes


Robin Messenheimer

 

Connie Babbert

 

Julia Quinn

 


Karen Barber

 

Mary Brown

 

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 December 1, 2014.  This is a NEW challenge!  AND please mention/link to the SUO Challenge Blog in your post!

And, of course, your projects should 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:  December 2, 2014  (3 am USA Eastern Time) –

December 13, 2014 (6 am USA Eastern Time)


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SUO Challenge #51 – Love Those Designer Papers – and a New Design Team Member!

     What a fun challenge we have for you this time around, and a fun announcement as well!

     First our announcement – we have a new Design Team Member!  We at SUO Challenges are excited to announce that the fabulous Connie Babbert has joined our team!!  She has shared the following brief bio with us:

I've been stamping for over 11 years and just had my 10 year anniversary with Stampin' Up! in May!  I've always been "crafty", participating in many craft fairs before I found stamping.  Since then, it has been stamping all the way and I've given up all of my other crafts.  I just finished building a wonderful stamp studio in our home and I love having my space organized and behind cabinet doors!  I don't know that I have a typical "style"…but I love challenges to stretch my creativity.  I frequently wake up dreaming about a card or project that I want to make!

I took the early retirement incentive from my job as manager in the engineering department for the local phone company…a decision I have NEVER regretted.  I've been married to my husband, Eric, for 33 years in September (yes, I was young!) and we have two wonderful sons, Adam – 30 and Ross – 26.  Both married wonderful girls.  It is SO nice to finally have some GIRLS in the family!  Bleach, our cat, keeps us company now that the kids are out of the house.

I'm excited to be a part of the SUO Challenge Team!

     Welcome, Connie!

     And now for this week's challenge, which is to use some Stampin' Up! Designer Series paper in a creative way on any kind of a project.  Our design team has taken on this challenge in quite a few different ways, and we can hardly wait to see what you share with us, too!

Connie's Card

Connie Babbert

 

Cindy Elam's Card

Cindy Elam

 

Heidi's Card

Heidi Baks

 

Mary Brown

 

Robin's Card

Robin Messenheimer

 

Jennifer Timko

 

Cindy Coutts

 

Pam's Card

Pam Staples

 

Karen Barber's Card

Karen Barber

 

Deb Hoekstra

     To participate in our challenge, make a card or other 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!  We're looking for cards posted to the internet after August 6, 2012, and (of course!) 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 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:  August 7, 2012 (3 am USA Eastern Time) –

August 18, 2012 (Noon USA Eastern Time)

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