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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Hello, this week Angie Cimbalo & Peggy Timmerman will be your Hosts and Designers.  We hope you will play along!

Challenge
Falling Leaves

The challenge this week is to use a leaf or leaves on your project!

This Weeks Sponsor is 

Kat Scrappiness


http://www.katscrappiness.com/

Kat stocks the products that she loves and uses as well as what her customers request.  If you don't see it in her store, feel free to contact her.  She is happy to do special orders for you!


DISCOUNT CODE for The Mod Squad Challenge: MSC10

 Prize

$15 Gift Card to Kat Scrappiness

Angie's 1st Card



My first card was made with patterned paper from my stash with leaves on it and the Hero Arts Prayers stamp and cut set, a couple of circle dies from my stash and the Gina Marie Designs Nesting Wonky Rectangle dies.  I finished it off with some Kat Scrappiness Clear Droplets Sampler Pack.

Angie's 2nd Card

   


The background is aluminum foil embossed with a leaf embossing folder.  I added black paint after embossing it and then wiped the paint off so it would stay in the creases. 

The foil panel is cut with one of the Gina Marie Designs Nesting Wonky Rectangle dies along with a larger wonky die on the patterned paper.  The sentiment is from Newton's Nook Happy Thoughts stamp set embossed in Ranger Fine Detail White Embossing Powder and cut with the smaller size of the Gina Marie Designs Nesting Wonky Rectangle dies I adhered it all together and then added a few sequins from Kat's Scrappiness Silver City Sequin Mix sequins filled with tiny dots of Ranger Black Enamel Dots.
I hope you will find the time to join the challenge 


Our Second Sponsor is Sparkle N Sprinkle

Be sure to check them out - they have FREE SHIPPING! Their stamps are made right here in Florida and they make their own awesome glitter!


https://www.kitchensinkstamps.com/

 Prize Pick up to $15 worth of digital stamps from any category HERE

Peggy's Card

I used the Welcome Autumn digital set from Sparkle n Sprinkle, specifically the bird and sentiment, for this card.  The background is  an old scrap of paper from my stash.  The leaves are covered with glitter.  The bird is colored with Promarkers and highlighted with Stickles.
RULES
  • Must be a NEW card/project as of the challenge start date
  • You must be a "Follower" Click the "Join This Site" blue button in the right sidebar of this blog to be eligible to win
  • You may use any vendors products to be eligible to win
  • You must follow the challenge theme
  • Include a link back to this challenge page
  • You may enter our challenge 3 times, (unique entries not variations of same card)
  •  You may enter as many challenges as you like
  • Challenge ends on following Tuesday at 12 noon EST  
INFO
  • Winner must send mailing address to Joyce before the following challenge.
  • The host/hostess will pick a "Top 3" which will be featured on our PINTEREST board 
  • Winners of prizes will be selected using a random generator.
  • Be sure to follow by email so you get notifications of new posts!(not required)



If you are new to using Inlinkz to upload, there are instructions HERE

Be sure to add MSC in front of your link name for an extra entry if you any of the sponsor's image/product. Instructions are HERE
 


So many wonderful cards for this week's Celebrate Your Inner Splat Challenge! Thanks so much for playing along with us!!

Random Winner 
for Kitchen Sink Stamps
Sarascloset - with this awesome collage card!
Congratulations!  be sure to send Judy your email address 
so you can get your gift certificate.


Random Winner
for Inspired by Stamping 
Mimi- with this beautiful tag!
 
Congratulations! Be sure to send Joyce your email 
address so you can get your gift certificate.


And now, the TOP 3 
In No Particular Order

Toni - with this amazing background!

 Heidi - with this gorgeous design!

Leanne - such a unique way to create a splat!
 

 Congrats to all. Be sure to grab your badge!

 

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Hello!! 
Judy Woodland and Vicki Dutcher here, and it's time for a new Mod Squad Challenge.
The Challenge
Our challenge to you this week is to include splat on your project, whether it be small splatters with a tooth brush, or one giant splat. And just a reminder,  you MUST include a link back to this challenge from your blog entry. If you don't include the link you will not be included in the random drawing.

This week  
OUR FIRST SPONSOR 
 is  

 


https://www.kitchensinkstamps.com/shop/index.html 

WE HAVE A FEATURE VIDEO FOR USING KITCHEN SINK STAMPS HERE

Kitchen Sink Stamps offers us a discount CODE: ModSquad15.
  These stamps are amazing. Most have a multi-stamp feature that lets you get great detail in your images using several colors. There is real dimension with a 3-D effect! And one of the best features of this stamp company is that there are color recipes for most of the multi-step stamps, so you don't have to guess what colors to use. There are even alternative colors if you don't have the inks that are suggested. Maria from Kitchen Sink Stamps is a member of our Mod Squad Challenge Facebook Group so feel free to say Hi or ask any questions.
 
THE PRIZE
A $25 GIFT CERTIFICATE to the store. 
You can pick your own goodies and there are lots of choices!



I used the Kitchen Sink Stamp Set Make a Big Statement for the greeting. 
For the splats I took a couple of bottles of Distress Stain in Peacock Feathers and Mowed Lawn and SPLATTED them down hard on watercolor paper.
I also used SU Botanical Builders Thinlits.

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 OUR SECOND SPONSOR  
is  


http://www.inspiredbystamping.com

They are committed to bring you the highest quality in paper crafting supplies. They design & manufacture the highest quality of photopolymer stamps that bring superior stamping to all crafters.
  
The Prize
$25 Gift certificate for the STORE. 

Vicki's Card using Inspired by Stamping Stamps
Using Inspired By Stamping Guitars, and Butterflies.


THE RULES

  • Must be a NEW card/project as of the challenge start date
  • You must be a "Follower" Click the "Join This Site" blue button in the right sidebar of this blog to be eligible to win
  • You may use any vendors products to be eligible to win
  • You must follow the challenge theme
  • You must include a link back to this challenge page
  • You may enter as many challenges as you like
  • You may enter our challenge up to 3 times, (unique entries not variations of same card)
  • Challenge ends on following Tuesday at 12 noon EST

INFO

  • Winner must send mailing address to Joyce before the following challenge.
  • The host/hostess will pick a "Top 3" which will be featured on our PINTEREST board 
  • Winners of prizes will be selected using a random generator.
  • Be sure to follow by email so you get notifications of new posts!(not required)
If you are new to using Inlinkz to upload, there are instructions HERE
Upload your image by clicking the BLUE Add Your Link button. 
Scroll down below all the entries to find it. Be sure to add MSC in front of your link name 
for an extra entry if you use any of the sponsor's image/product. Instructions are HERE

Thank you to all who played along!
 
 
And a big THANK YOU to our sponsor
 
http://cas-ualfridaysstamps.com/


 T
ime to announce our lucky winners!!!
 
 
The 1st Random Winner Is:
 
 
# 28 Marina
 
 
 
 
The 2nd Random Winner Is:
 
 
# 4 Maya
 
 
 
You have both won a $15 Gift Certificate to CAS-ual Fridays Stamps!!!
 
Please email Joyce to make arrangements for your prizes!
 
 
 
TOP 3 IN RANDOM ORDER
 
 
#8 KT Fit Kitty
 
 
 
 
#27 Melissa Sunshine Honey Bee
 
 
 
 
# 3 Jane's Journal
 
 
 
 
Congratulations to all, please be sure to grab your Badge!  
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
Stick around, we're just moments away from a brand new Challenge!
 
 

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Happy Wednesday!

Donna Phelan here hosting this week's Challenge!  Come join in all of the fun and play along!



Challenge
This week's Challenge is, 
What's That You Say? 
To use a sentiment as your focal point.
Remember if you do not follow the challenge, your entry will not qualify for the prize.  

  This Weeks Sponsor is CAS-ual Fridays Stamps
http://cas-ualfridaysstamps.com/
 

All the stamps and Fri-Dies are designed by Michele , and are based on her love for Clean And Simple design, hence the CAS in CAS-ual. However, they will delight any stamper's style! Whether you are a CAS enthusiast or a lover of Utterly Adorable Layers, you will have a blast getting inky with them. 
The stamps are made in the USA of the finest clear photopolymer, and the coordinating line of wafer thin dies are also made in the USA.


  2 Prizes
2 - $15 Gift Certificate each to the STORE
 
Here's my 1st card


I saw a beautiful card on Pinterest by Yoonsun Hur and wanted to try my hand at it I used the sentiment from Wonderful Words and the Lotus Flower image from Mon Ami with matching die Mon Ami Fleur.  To create my background I used a damp sponge paint brush and just painted on some Daffodil Delight ink, moving back and forth across my card stock.  Flower colored with Copic Markers, sentiment stamped in Black Licorice ink.  Crystal Drops in Dandelion Yellow and mini Adhesive Rhinestones for accents. 

My 2nd card



This card uses the Casual Comfort image and sentiments from Mon Ami and the Love Ya die.  I stamped my images in Pink Pirouette ink and centered my smaller sentiment.  Then lining up my Love Ya die I cut that from my stamped background, making sure I kept every little bit of die cut, positive and negative.  Then I cut the Love Ya die 4 more times from pale pink card stock. 




I adhered my background panel to a layer of pale pink card stock and then to my card stock base.  This makes it much easier to layer the die cut parts back into the negative space.  Make sure you layer the stamped cut last.





It adds a nice POP to the card.





A strip of Designer Paper and a few randomly (wink, wink) placed sequins for accents.

So let's see AND hear what your cards have to say!




RULES
  • Must be a NEW card/project as of the challenge start date
  • You must be a "Follower" Click the "Join This Site" blue button in the right sidebar of this blog to be eligible to win
  • You may use any vendors products to be eligible to win
  • You must follow the challenge theme
  • Include a link back to this challenge page
  • You may enter our challenge 3 times (unique entries not variations of same card)
  • You may enter as many challenges as you like
  • Challenge ends on following Tuesday at 12 noon EST 

INFO

  • Winner must send mailing address to Joyce before the following challenge.
  • Winners of prizes will be selected using a random generator.
  • Be sure to follow by email so you get notifications of new posts!(not required)

If you are new to using Inlinkz to upload, there are instructions HERE

Be sure to add MSC in front of your link name for an extra entry if you any of the sponsor's image/product. Instructions are HERE.

Upload your image by clicking the BLUE Add Your Link button. Scroll down below all the entries to find it.


So many gorgeous entries this week for our 
"Color Inspiration - Fall Colors" challenge!
Thanks so much to everyone who played along!

Random Winner 
of Gina K Designs prize

with this gorgeous card!
Congratulations!
Please send Joyce your email address 
so she can assist you in claiming your prize!


Random Winner
of One Happy Cut prize
with this adorable card! 
Congratulations! 
Please send Joyce your email address 
so she can assist you in claiming your prize!


And now, the TOP 3
(in no particular order)

Repolainen with this adorable card!


Izzy Scrap with this super sweet card!


Laurie with this gorgeous card!
  

Congrats to you all! Be sure to grab your badge! 




Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Hi everyone, it's Barbara Campbell and Leslie Turner here to welcome you to another fun Mod Squad challenge! We hope you'll play along!

Our theme this week is Color Inspiration - Fall Colors

Although we were thinking fall, we wanted bright early fall/late summer colors. We have provided you with this color palette: 


You may also use any neutral with this color combination.


1st Sponsor this week is Gina K Designs

A free community featuring card making, stamping techniques and project videos for papercrafters featuring stamps by Gina K. Designs. Be sure to check out StampTV for a ton of great videos and techniques. They also have weekly challenges. Shop Gina K Designs.


Prize
A $20 gift certificate to the Gina K Designs store.

BARBARA'S PROJECT
Please visit my blog for all of the instructions on how I made this card using all GKD products and New stamps. You won't be sorry that you did. 


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2nd Sponsor is One Happy Cut
You will find dies from a lot of different companies here and at a great price. Their shipping is extremely reasonable. USA orders above $50 ship totally FREE while orders below that ship for only $4.95. International orders above $85 ship totally FREE while orders below that ship for only $10.95.

Prize
A $15 gift certificate

LESLIE'S PROJECT
I created a CAS thank you card featuring the 'inlaid die cut technique' using the gorgeous Blushing Flower Branch die from One Happy Cut. For more details and additional photos, please see my blog post at LoveTo Scrap!



RULES 
  • Must be a NEW card/project as of the challenge start date 
  • You must be a "Follower" - click the "Join This Site" blue button in the right sidebar of this blog to be eligible to win 
  • You may use any vendors products to be eligible to win 
  • You must follow the challenge theme 
  • Include a link back to this challenge page 
  • You may enter as many challenges as you like 
  • You may enter up to 3 times in our challenge (unique entries not variations of same card) 
  • Challenge ends on following Tuesday at 12 noon EST 

INFO
  • Winner must send mailing address to Joyce before the following challenge. 
  • The host/hostess will pick a "Top 3" which will be featured on our PINTEREST board
  • Winners of prizes will be selected using a random generator. 
  • Be sure to follow by email so you get notifications of new posts!(not required) 
If you are new to using Inlinkz to upload, there are instructions HERE.


Be sure to add MSC in front of your link name for an extra entry if you any sponsor image/product. Instructions are HERE.

Please click link to view thumbnails of entries and to add yours:-) I am not able to fix this without losing the entries. Sorry for the inconvenience.


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