37 posts categorized "Challenge"

12/01/2016

Thu 01

PSC#27 Oh Christmas Tree

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Welcome to the Poppystamps Challenge!  We're so happy you've stopped by and we sure hope you'll join us!  On the first of the month we announce a new Poppystamps Challenge  with a central theme.  The design team will provide samples for inspiration and you can play along through the end of the month for your chance to win.

The winner of our blog badge for last month's Plaid is Rad Challenge is Eliz Stewart!  How clever to make a wreath of plaid apples!
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The lucky winner of the draw (chosen by random number generator)  for the  monthly prize is KT Fit Kitty!    

Please contact me (jeanne) at poppychallenge@gmail.com to claim your prize.

Want to play?

The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Poppystamps image or die, and link it up here.  The design we love best will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog, and one lucky random winner will receive a prize.  You don't have to have a blog to play.  You can link to any on line gallery.   In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Poppystamps image.   We ask that you link a maximum of  3 entries to each challenge.   You are welcome to link your design to other challenges.  Grab our badge to post on your blog post or side bar!
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PSC#27  Oh Christmas Tree -  Happy Holidays everybody!    The Christmas Tree conjures up all sorts of wonderful memories.......... decorating those bountiful boughs with the family - unwrapping the ornaments you've treasured over the years... finding the special one your son or daughter gave you when they were in Kindergarten.     Is it covered with lights and decked with ornaments or buried under fresh snow?  Maybe its stacked with presents underneath?  Or perhaps a wonderful nativity? We want you to share your thoughts on the perfect tree. 

Looking for a little inspiration?  Check out these wonderful projects from our design team!  To get more details just click on their name to jump to their blogs.

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Ilona Zbieg

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Patty Tanuz

Now it's your turn!  But first a little prize for one lucky winner (chosen at random)....

You have until December 29 at 11:55 pm EST to link up your project.  A new challenge will begin on January 1, 2017.

Join us for new release sneek peeks beginning December 26!

 

11/01/2016

Tue 01

PSC#26 Plaid is Rad

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Welcome to the Poppystamps Challenge!  We're so happy you've stopped by and we sure hope you'll join us!  On the first of the month we announce a new Poppystamps Challenge  with a central theme.  The design team will provide samples for inspiration and you can play along through the end of the month for your chance to win.

The winner of our blog badge for last month's Back To Black Challenge is Nancy Penir!!DSC_0013
The lucky winner of the draw (chosen by random number generator)  for the  monthly prize is  Kathy Krug!

Please contact me (jeanne) at poppychallenge@gmail.com to claim your prize.

Want to play?

The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Poppystamps image or die, and link it up here.  The design we love best will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog, and one lucky random winner will receive a prize.  You don't have to have a blog to play.  You can link to any on line gallery.   In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Poppystamps image.   We ask that you link a maximum of  3 entries to each challenge.   You are welcome to link your design to other challenges.  Grab our badge to post on your blog post or side bar!


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PSC#26 Plaid is Rad - It's Fall and the weather is getting colder - time to break out those winter jackets, boots and bags!  Whats more cozy than a little plaid?  Plaid is  timeless - it's the perfect go to season after season!  For this challenge we're looking for designs that incorporate a little of the checkered cross striped pattern.  Ideas - stamping, pattern paper, embossing or color block.  The choice is yours - just be sure to include at least one Poppystamps image (die or stamp) on your design! 

Looking for a little inspiration? Here's some designs from our team to give your creativity a jump start! 


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Plaid-Christmas-FourJeanne Jachna

Now it's your turn!  Need a little motivation?   How about this sweet prize for one random player? 

 Link up your designs here!  You have until 11:55 pm USEST on Monday, November 28 to join us! 

10/01/2016

Sat 01

PSC# 25 Back To Black

We've interrupted the blog blitz to bring you our latest challenge.  Don't worry.. there's more blog blitz projects on their way!!!

Blog Blitz News...

  • The blog blitz runs  from September 21 - October 3, 2016.  We'll be giving  away a prize on every post during this time.   Most days we'll have 2 posts so check back often!  
    To enter to win you need to leave a comment on EACH of the posts that you wish to enter.   One person will be chosen at random from each of the posts during the blog blitz.
  • Only one prize per person per blog blitz. We use random number generator to select winners from comments.
  • You have until midnight US EST October 7 to leave a comment on each and every post that you want to enter. Winners will announced on this blog on October 10.

Look Book News... 

There's always something new to see on the Poppystamps blog.  The look book is an on line magazine that shows projects made with the newest products.  

We're happy to announce a new holiday Look Book from Poppystamps Design Team Member Yoonsun Hur!   These designs range from cute and cuddly to elegant and sophisticated.  What they all have in common is  amazing composition and bold color!  You don't want to miss this look book! 

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Click on the catalog cover in the right margin or here to open Yoonsun's Look Book! 

There's also a brand new Memory Box 2016 Holiday Plush Look Book from Poppystamps Design Team Member Marybeth Lopez!  This catalog is a dream - gorgeous felt, hand stitched projects  for home decorating and gift giving.    Marybeth makes each one a dream with her attention to detail!  You're going to love this!

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Click on the catalog cover in the right margin or here to open Marybeth's Look Book!

 

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Welcome to the Poppystamps Challenge!  We're so happy you've stopped by and we sure hope you'll join us!  On the first of the month we announce a new Poppystamps Challenge  with a central theme.  The design team will provide samples for inspiration and you can play along through the end of the month for your chance to win.

The winner of our blog badge for last month's So Boss! Challenge is Bonnie!
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The lucky winner of the draw (chosen by random number generator)  for the  monthly prize is   Julye B.

Please contact me (jeanne) at poppychallenge@gmail.com to claim your prize.

Want to play?

The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Poppystamps image or die, and link it up here.  The design we love best will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog, and one lucky random winner will receive a prize.  You don't have to have a blog to play.  You can link to any on line gallery.   In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Poppystamps image.   We ask that you link a maximum of  3 entries to each challenge.   You are welcome to link your design to other challenges.  Grab our badge to post on your blog post or side bar!

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Looking for a little inspiration?  Here's some projects from our design team to get you started!   Want more details on how they accomplished this look?  Just click on their name under their project to jump to their blogs!

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Sue McRae

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Marybeth Lopez

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Irena Kowalczyk  (Rudlis)

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Olga Direktorenko

Now it's your turn!  Need a little motivation?   How about this sweet prize for one random player?  These are from the latest  2016 Holiday Release! 

You have until Midnight US EST on October 30th link up your designs!  We can't wait to see what you make!  Thanks for playing along! 

 

09/01/2016

Thu 01

PSC#24 September Challenge - So Boss!

Challenge Badge copyWelcome to the Poppystamps Challenge!  We're so happy you've stopped by and we sure hope you'll join us!  On the first of the month we announce a new Poppystamps Challenge  with a central theme.  The design team will provide samples for inspiration and you can play along through the end of the month for your chance to win.

The winner of our blog badge for last month's Shake It Up! Challenge is Nela!

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The lucky winner of the draw (chosen by random number generator)  for the  monthly prize is Nicole!

Please contact me (jeanne) at poppychallenge@gmail.com to claim your prize.

Want to play?

The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Poppystamps image or die, and link it up here.  The design we love best will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog, and one lucky random winner will receive a prize.  You don't have to have a blog to play.  You can link to any on line gallery.   In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Poppystamps image.   We ask that you link a maximum of  3 entries to each challenge.   You are welcome to link your design to other challenges.  Grab our badge to post on your blog post or side bar!

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PSC#24 So Boss!  This month we're looking for projects with embossing.  You can dry emboss, deboss or heat emboss (is'nt it magical watching embossing powder go from solid to liquid, back to solid?)   Have you tried heat embossing your die cuts?  How about debossing your die cuts - running them through your die cut machine with an embossing matt to press crisp lines into your card stock?   Whatever method you use be sure to include at least one Poppystamps die or stamp on your design! 

Looking for a little inspiration?  Here's some projects from our design team to get you started!   Want more details on how they accomplished this look?  Just click on their name under their project to jump to their blogs!

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Olga Direktorenko 

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Lezlye Lauterbach

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Pam Simpson

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Jeanne Jachna

Now it's your turn!  Need a little motivation?   How about this sweet prize for one random player? 

Link up your designs here

08/01/2016

Mon 01

PSC#23 Shake it Up!

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Welcome to the Poppystamps Challenge!  We're so happy you've stopped by and we sure hope you'll join us!  On the first of the month we announce a new Poppystamps Challenge  with a central theme.  The design team will provide samples for inspiration and you can play along through the end of the month for your chance to win.

The winner of our blog badge for last month's Fly Away With Me Challenge is Eliz Stewart!  I think kitty would fly away with these butterflies if he could!
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The lucky winner of the draw (chosen by random number generator)  for the  monthly prize is Ayoti Mittra

Please contact me (jeanne) at poppychallenge@gmail.com to claim your prize.

Want to play?

The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Poppystamps image or die, and link it up here.  The design we love best will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog, and one lucky random winner will receive a prize.  You don't have to have a blog to play.  You can link to any on line gallery.   In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Poppystamps image.   We ask that you link a maximum of  3 entries to each challenge.   You are welcome to link your design to other challenges.  Grab our badge to post on your blog post or side bar!
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PSC#23 Shake it Up!  Everyone loves a shaker card and they're so easy to make when you use your die cuts!     Shaker cards are a fun way to add all the excitement of a handful of confetti with lots of sparkle and shine without any mess for the recipient!!  This month we're looking for shaker cards for any occasion - so break out your sequins, bitty die cuts, bugle beads  and mini seed beads and let's Shake it Up!

Need a little inspiration?  Check out these beauties from our design team!  You can  click on their names to jump to their blogs to get more details about their projects! 

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Patty Tanuz


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Ilona Zbieg

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Yoonsun Hur

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Jeanne Jachna


Now it's your turn!  Need a little motivation?   How about this sweet prize for one random player?  These are from the new 2016 Holiday Release and will help creating all your holiday tags so much easier!! 

You have until Midnight US EST on August 29th link up your designs!  We can't wait to see what you make!  Thanks for playing along! 

 

 

07/01/2016

Fri 01

Poppystamps Challenge #22 -

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Welcome to the Poppystamps Challenge!  We're so happy you've stopped by and we sure hope you'll join us!  On the first of the month we announce a new Poppystamps Challenge  with a central theme.  The design team will provide samples for inspiration and you can play along through the end of the month for your chance to win.

The winner of our blog badge for last month's Tic Tac Toe challenge is Karen Letchworth who used Yellow, Twine and a Flower on her design for a diagonal match.

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The lucky winner of the draw (chosen by random number generator)  for the  monthly prize is Donna.

Please contact me (jeanne) at poppychallenge@gmail.com to claim your prize.

Want to play?

The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Poppystamps image or die, and link it up here.  The design we love best will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog, and one lucky random winner will receive a prize.  You don't have to have a blog to play.  You can link to any on line gallery.   In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Poppystamps image.   We ask that you link a maximum of  3 entries to each challenge.   You are welcome to link your design to other challenges.  Grab our badge to post on your blog post or side bar!

0716 copySSCB#22 Fly Away With Me!  Are you ready for a summer escape?  Let's have a little time out - even if it's just a quick day dream!  What's your happy place?  We're looking for projects that take you away to another place!    Maybe you'll fly off on butterfly wings, or jump on a jet plane.  How about visiting the city or maybe someplace tropical and exotic!  The choice is yours!  Just make sure you use at least ONE Poppystamps image (stamp or die) on your project!

Need a little inspiration?  Check out these beauties from our design team!  You can  click on their names to jump to their blogs to get more details about their projects! 

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Pam Simpson

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Patty Tanuz

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Michele Henderson

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Now it's your turn!  Need a little motivation?   How about this sweet prize for one random player?  These are from the new 2016 Holiday Release that's hitting the stores this month!  You won't want to miss this!!  We're kicking off a blog blitz on July 6 showing the new products and giving you a chance to win on every single post!  

You have until Midnight July 29 to link up your designs here!  

Thanks for playing!

 

06/01/2016

Wed 01

Poppystamps Challenge #21 - Tic Tac Toe

0616 copy Welcome to the Poppystamps Challenge!  We're so happy you've stopped by and we sure hope you'll join us!  On the first of the month we announce a new Poppystamps Challenge  with a central theme.  The design team will provide samples for inspiration and you can play along through the end of the month for your chance to win.

The winner of our blog badge for last month's challenge Pretty in Pink is Amante del Papel - she captured the Pretty in Pink theme beautifully in this scrapbook page filled with loving embellishments and  dedicated to her mother. 

The lucky winner of the draw (chosen by random number generator)  for the  monthly prize is TracyM #6773.

Please contact me (jeanne) at poppychallenge@gmail.com to claim your prize.

Want to play?

The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Poppystamps image or die, and link it up here.  The design we love best will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog, and one lucky random winner will receive a prize.  You don't have to have a blog to play.  You can link to any on line gallery.   In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Poppystamps image.   We ask that you link a maximum of  3 entries to each challenge.   You are welcome to link your design to other challenges.  Grab our badge to post on your blog post or side bar!

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PSC#21 Tic Tac Toe  Everyone knows the game - Tic Tac Toe - Three in a Row.  Match three different design  elements in a row on the above chart.  Go vertical, diagonal or corner to corner to make your perfect match.  Just be sure to include at least ONE Poppystamps image on your design! 

Need a little inspiration?  Check out these beauties from our design team!  You can  click on their names to jump to their blogs to get more details about their projects! 


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Irena Kowalczyk (Rudlis)

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Sue McRae

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Ilona Zbieg

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Lezlye Lauterbach

Now it's your turn!  Need a little motivation?   How about this sweet prize for one random player?   Some brand new Spring release dies for you!

You have until Midnight June 29 to link up your designs here!  

Thanks for playing!

05/01/2016

Sun 01

Poppystamps Challenge #20 - Pretty In Pink

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Welcome to the Poppystamps Challenge!  We're so happy you've stopped by and we sure hope you'll join us!  On the first of the month we announce a new Poppystamps Challenge  with a central theme.  The design team will provide samples for inspiration and you can play along through the end of the month for your chance to win.

The winner of our blog badge for last month's challenge Splish Splash is Junique by Julye B.  It was so clever to use a Poppystamps die as a stencil for her watercolor design!

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The lucky winner of the draw (chosen by random number generator)  for the  monthly prize is Gale from Gale's Stamping Corner.

Please contact me (jeanne) at poppychallenge@gmail.com to claim your prize.

Want to play?

The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Poppystamps image or die, and link it up here.  The design we love best will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog, and one lucky random winner will receive a prize.  You don't have to have a blog to play.  You can link to any on line gallery.   In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Poppystamps image.   We ask that you link a maximum of  3 entries to each challenge.   You are welcome to link your design to other challenges.  Grab our badge to post on your blog post or side bar!

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PSC#20 Pretty In Pink - Pink brings to mind all things feminine!  We're looking for projects where pink is the dominant color.  Most of us send cards to special women in our lives - friends we're thinking about.  A hand made card is always an appreciated and thoughtful gesture.   Perhaps a special card for Mom to celebrate Mother's Day?  How about something for a sweet baby girl?     A bookmark for a friend, or a tag for a bouquet of flowers.  Whatever the occasion we want to see pink!  Just make sure you include at least one Poppystamps image on your design! 

Need a little inspiration?  Check out these beauties from our design team!  You can  click on their names to jump to their blogs to get more details about their projects! 

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Pam Simpson

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Patty Tanuz

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Marybeth Lopez

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Sue McRae

Now it's your turn!  Need a little motivation?   How about this sweet prize for one random player?   Two  brand new Spring release dies for you!
 

You have until midnight 12 am US EST on  Monday, May 30 to link up your designs!  

We can't wait to see what you make!!

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04/01/2016

Fri 01

Poppystamps Challenge #19 - Splish Splash!

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Welcome to the Poppystamps Challenge!  We're so happy you've stopped by and we sure hope you'll join us!  On the first of the month we announce a new Poppystamps Challenge  with a central theme.  The design team will provide samples for inspiration and you can play along through the end of the month for your chance to win.

The winner of our blog badge for last month's challenge Spring  Fling is Jacquie Southas!
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The lucky winner of the draw (chosen by random number generator)  for the  monthly prize is Cornelia Wenokor!

 

Please contact me (jeanne) at poppychallenge@gmail.com to claim your prize.

Want to play?

The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Poppystamps image or die, and link it up here.  The design we love best will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog, and one lucky random winner will receive a prize.  You don't have to have a blog to play.  You can link to any on line gallery.   In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Poppystamps image.   We ask that you link a maximum of  3 entries to each challenge.   You are welcome to link your design to other challenges.  Grab our badge to post on your blog post or side bar!

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PSC#19 - Spring Fling - We all know the old adage "April Showers Bring May Flowers" but we think water colors are more fun.  We're looking for wet weather inspired projects - think umbrellas, rubber boots, singing in the rain and yes.. water colors!      Just have fun and make  sure to include at least one Poppystamps die or stamped image on your project! 

Need a little inspiration?  Check out these beauties from our design team!  You can  click on their names to jump to their blogs to get more details about their projects! 

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Michele Henderson

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 JJ Bolton 

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Olga Direktorenko

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Zuzana Obert

 

Now it's your turn!  Need a little motivation?  How about this sweet prize for one random player? 

  You have until Midnight US EST on April 28 to link up your designs!  We can't wait to see your projects! 

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03/01/2016

Tue 01

Poppystamps Challenge #18 - Spring Fling

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Welcome to the Poppystamps Challenge!  We're so happy you've stopped by and we sure hope you'll join us!  On the first of the month we announce a new Poppystamps Challenge  with a central theme.  The design team will provide samples for inspiration and you can play along through the end of the month for your chance to win.

The winner of our blog badge for last month's challenge Crazy in Love is Connie's Crafty Creations! Isn't it clever how she used the Lovely Tendril Die to make a heart?!
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The lucky winner of the draw (chosen by random number generator)  for the  monthly prize is Darlene Pavlick!

Please contact me (jeanne) at poppychallenge@gmail.com to claim your prize.

Want to play?

The rules are simple - just create a project following the theme, use at least one Poppystamps image or die, and link it up here.  The design we love best will receive our winner badge to proudly display on their blog, and one lucky random winner will receive a prize.  You don't have to have a blog to play.  You can link to any on line gallery.   In fairness to other players, we reserve the right to remove entries that do not use at least one Poppystamps image.   We ask that you link a maximum of  3 entries to each challenge.   You are welcome to link your design to other challenges.  Grab our badge to post on your blog post or side bar!
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PSC#18 Spring Fling - Spring is in the air!  Shake off those winter blues and  celebrate with us!  We’re looking for signs of Spring – new life, new beginnings.  This could mean flowers, Easter, bunnies etc.   Just have fun and make  sure to include at least one Poppystamps die or stamped image on your project! 

Need a little inspiration?  Check out these beauties from our design team!  You can  click on their names to jump to their blogs to get more details about their projects! 

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Marybeth Lopez

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JJ Bolton 

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Irena Kowalczyk (Rudlis)

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Zuzana Obert 

 

Here's the prize for this month! 


We're hoping you'll join us!  We can't wait to see your Spring designs!

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