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Wednesday, December 24, 2014

MERRY CHRISTMAS Everyone! Sending joy and love to you all. Have a great holiday. This weeks challenge will run for 2 weeks until Jan. 5! We will have a new challenge on Jan. 7. Also sometime next week be looking for an exciting announcement. Be sure to add your email into the "Follow By Email" box so you get a notice of new posts! Also "Follow":-)

Joyce Erb hosting this week:
I know everyone is really busy this week so I will keep it simple. Make a specially folded card of any kind. Step, accordian, iris, tri-fold, flip, z-fold...and ant thing I missed!
Here is the card I made!

I love making special folded cards. This one is a center step card. I used a paper pack and stamps from Heartfelt Creations "All Geared Up". The coloring is done with Copics. This particular card is 6 inches. I made the custom sized card base using Silhouette Studio and the Cameo.


-Please create a new card/project for each challenge.

-You may use any vendors/products.

-The host/hostess will choose 3 winners.

-All 3 cards will be pinned to our Mod Squad Challenge Blog Pinterest Board (follow the link on the right column) and when there is a craft prize the host/hostess will choose one from among those 3 winning cards. The winners will be announced in a separate post that will go up on Tuesdays before the next challenge post goes up.

-Our challenges may be combined with up to 4 other challenges, so to be eligible for any prizes and Pinning you can have a total of 5 challenges you've entered. We rely on the honor system so please be honest.

I can't wait to see your specially folded card.

There is a prize this week
A Gina K stamp duo and an embossing folder
MERRY CHRISTMAS!


Add Your Card/Project Here:




Tuesday, December 23, 2014


Good Evening Everyone!!!  The days are just flying by. 
I can't believe it's almost New Year's!!!
I want to Thank You All that played along, I know life is busy at this time of the year! 
Ok, Here are my top picks for this last Challenge! 
No certain order:
Donna Phelan with this wonderful background PP. I love the plaid...

Next:
Kathy Krug with this beautiful Patterned Paper Card. I love the colors on this.

Next:
Carol L. with this gorgeous pinecone background PP. I love the little red bird you added to the pp. 
Thank You all again for joining in this weeks challenge!!!
Check back tomorrow for a new challenge.  
Happy Stamping  :)  
 Karen!!!

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Hi Everyone!
Karen Hightower hosting this week:
Wow! How the time has flown by this year!  Hope you all are enjoying the Holiday's. 
This week I wanted to do a Create Your Own Pattern Paper Challenge! 
So, Just create your own, no pre-made, store bought patterned paper. Have fun and Create!
Here is the card I made!
I love making my own Patterned Paper and backgrounds.
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On this one I used the following Gina K Designs Products:
* Pure Luxury Card Stock - White Heavy Base, Kraft, & Red Hot
*Ink - Warm Cocoa, White, Dk. Choc.
*Stamp Sets - Blessed is the Season, City of David, 
 Snow Frame, & the frilly frame in Christmas Wishes 
*Ribbon - Red Hot Gingham
I also used Wink Of Stella on the Nativity & center of the snowflakes, 
Red Marker for the stitching, Red Bling

-Please create a new card/project for each challenge.

-You may use any vendors/products.

-The host/hostess will choose 3 winners.

-All 3 cards will be pinned to our Mod Squad Challenge Blog Pinterest Board (follow the link on the right column) and when there is a craft prize the host/hostess will choose one from among those 3 winning cards. The winners will be announced in a separate post that will go up on Tuesdays before the next challenge post goes up.

-Our challenges may be combined with up to 4 other challenges, so to be eligible for any prizes and Pinning you can have a total of 5 challenges you've entered. We rely on the honor system so please be honest.


I can't wait to see all the wonderful
Patterned Paper that you all create!
Happy stamping!  :)




Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Hello everyone! Thanks for playing along with last weeks challenge! There were so many gorgeous cards and decor submitted.Here are my top 3 picks:


First this frosty card by Claudia  Just look at all those die cuts!!!

Glitzy & Wintery Fun

Next,  Judy made this gorgeous wedding card. Love all the sparkle.



Next Laurie P. made this adorable snowman card. Love the simplicity and whimsy.

And finally....

My top pick for this week is this gorgeous card by Kathy Krug.  Isn't this card gorgeous? Be sure to check out her blog for the great details on what went into this card. Can you believe she made 50?
Kathy send me your address to joycejerb@gmail.com for your prize.

Thanks so much for playing along with us this week!  Check back for the new challenge tomorrow!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014




Hello, Joyce Erb here. I have the honor of hosting the challenge this week. I love over the top and glitzy Christmas cards. So the challenge this week is to use 2 or more die cuts or cuts made with an electronic cutting machine such as the Cameo or Cricut.




Prize: 
A Gina K prize pack with a stamp duo and other goodies from my stash. 
-Please create a new card/project for each challenge.

-You may use any vendors/products.

-The host/hostess will choose 3 winners.

-All 3 cards will be pinned to our Mod Squad Challenge Blog Pinterest Board (follow the link on the right column) and when there is a craft prize the host/hostess will choose one from among those 3 winning cards. The winners will be announced in a separate post that will go up on Tuesdays before the next challenge post goes up. Any winners of craft prizes have 1 week to respond to claim the prize. Prizes that are unclaimed will be offered again on another challenge.

-Our challenges may be combined with up to 4 other challenges, so to be eligible for any prizes and Pinning you can have a total of 5 challenges you've entered. We rely on the honor system so please be honest.





Oh My SNOWMEN!!!!!!!

Soooo many adorably sweet cards!!!!  You all rocked it amazingly!!!!  I know I had the hardest time choosing a winner!!!  That's why I'm only posting the winner of the prize....I just could not decide on how many to post and which ones.....it was difficult enough choosing one prize winner!!!   Thank you all for playing along!!!  I LOVE this gallery here!!  And we had some very rough news for our family, I'm so sorry I didn't get to comment on your cards.....but please know each and every one is so appreciated and just wonderful!!!

So......our $50 GKD gift certificate prize winner is Lisa Babitz with this ahhhhhhmazing snowman and cloth tree!!!!


Congrats Lisa!!!  This is one SUPER darling card!!!!  Please send me an email so I can get your gift certificate sent out to you!!!!  

~ Lee ~

Wednesday, December 3, 2014


Ok...sing it with me.....ok not really.  LOL  But....this week's theme is of course......SNOWMEN!!!!





I used one of my favorite stamp sets again......the Winter Cheer Stamp TV Kit!!!!  Totally love it!!!!  I made a chocolatey night-time snow scene for my little snowman....a more masculine winter design that still let me put pearls and bling on it!!!  LOL  Pure Luxury cardstock in White, Dark Chocolate and Cherry Red.  Some GKD twine and embossing powder.  A little GKD snowflake brad embellie. Actually a pretty simple card....but wintry fun!!!

And today is the first Wednesday of the month...you know what that means!!!

The prize for this week is a $50 Gina K. Designs Gift Certificate!!!!!!!

So come on and get snowy!!!!

 -Please create a new card/project for each challenge.

-You may use any vendors/products.

-Our challenges may be combined with up to 4 other challenges, so to be eligible for any prizes and Pinning to our Pinterest Board, you can have a total of 5 challenges you've entered. We rely on the honor system so please be honest.



~ Lee ~ 



 

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Hi everyone!  Did you have a fantastic Thanksgiving???  I finally had time to sit down for a bit and look at all the cards you made for the challenge last week.  What a fantastic display of Christmas music!!  Here are a few of my favorites....


First this fun wreath by Lisa Babitz.  How smart to use the circle of treble clefs as the center of her wreath!!!


Next, Very Inky Fingers made this gorgeous silhouette Jingle Bells card.  I feel like I'm riding along with them!

And finally....


My top pick for this week is this gorgeous card by Ina.  Isn't that poinsettia rich??


Thanks so much for playing along with us this week!  Check back for the new challenge tomorrow!