Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Challenge #53: Summer Celebration

**Time for a NEW CHALLENGE -- Thanks for joining us!!**

Welcome Friends & Followers!!  The results from Challenge #52 are in, and we have our next WINNER!!  

Congrats to Sherrie!! Sherrie made these adorable favor boxes!!  Sherrie's blog is Sherrie Scraps with Passion!!
Sherrie, you are the LUCKY WINNER of Rhonda's Mini Album (click here for more details of the mini you have won -- pictured below!!)!!
Be sure to contact Rhonda at semery (at) kcbroadband (dot) com to claim your prize -- We respectfully request that you do this within seven (7) days...

**** The Design Team would also like to award TOP HONORS to the following participants -- Congratulations to you all!! ****

Rachel made this awesome exploding box!! Rachel's blog is blossom cards...  

Diana made this really unique graduation hat/card holder/gift box!!  Diana's blog is DL.ART...  

Please be sure to stop by and congratulate our WINNER and TOP HONOR choices...  We are sure they would all appreciate your visit!! :)

We'd love for you to grab your winner's and top honor's buttons on the right sidebar to display proudly on your blog!!

Now...  The months of May and June proved to be a bit challenging for a few of our DT members -- From Mother Nature to accidental happenings, life sometimes gets in the way of the events we have planned (especially when it comes to crafting)...  We sincerely apologize to our loyal followers and friends who were inconvenienced in any way for our sudden "disappearance" from Bloggy Land -- we sure didn't mean to worry you!!  So this is what we're doing as a sort of "fix"...  We're opening up Challenge #55 for the REST of June AND ALL of July!!  Yes, that's right!!  You can link up any of your Summer Celebration Party Projects from now until July 30th!!  If you posted a project to link up during the ORIGINAL dates of the challenge (June 12-25), please feel free to link your post for those as well (this would NOT be considered back-linking as it would be during the original dates)...  If you have any questions, please leave us a comment and include your email address for the fastest reply :)  Ok, now on to the details:

 For Challenge #53, we are asking you to create any project to be used as a party decoration (or party supply) for a SUMMER CELEBRATION!!  Let's celebrate EVERYTHING WONDERFUL ABOUT POOL PARTIES, BARBECUES, FAMILY REUNIONS, 4th of JULY, BACKYARD CARNIVALS and MORE with your table decorations, party banners, pennants, yard signs, cupcakes, party favors and more!!  :)

Link up your project below before 11:55pm (EST) on Tuesday, July 30th to be eligible for YOUR CHANCE to WIN Rhonda's Mini Album pictured below!!  
Please take a look at our Challenge Rules (HERE) before submitting your project. :) 

Now let's see what our fabulous team of  DESIGNERS has created for your inspiration!!

Rhonda created this "Summer is a Lifesaver" Mini Album -- She has generously volunteered to offer this wonderful Mini Album as a PRIZE for this challenge!! WOW!!  If you haven't been lucky enough to win one of her albums yet, now is YOUR CHANCE!!   For all the details on Rhonda's creation, please visit her blog HERE...

Judy created a flag cake for a 4th of July celebration  !!  For all the details on Judy's creation, please visit her blog HERE...
Lisa created a patriotic wreath for a 4th of July celebration!!  For all the details on Lisa's creation, please visit her blog HERE...

Amy created these cute fireworks from POOL NOODLES!!  For all the details of Amy's creations, please visit her blog HERE...

Now it's YOUR turn!!  Link up your NEW SUMMER CELEBRATION PARTY project here!! :)  While you're considering what you can create, please take a moment to visit ALL of the Designers' blogs and leave a comment on their projects for the challenge...  You just NEVER KNOW when we'll select a comment winner OR invite you as a guest designer!!  :)

*** One final reminder:  While we love looking at your cards and layouts for other challenges, we respectfully request that you do not enter cards (other than sets of Invitations & Place Cards) or layouts in our challenges...  Our goal is to Decorate your Celebrations with decorations and party supplies.  Thank you so much!! ***


  1. Yeah! I am thrilled to have won the challenge #52 and a fabulous mini from Rhonda!
    COngrats to all the winners and thanks for another awesome challenge! I will be back to link up!
    The DT did a FANTASTIC job on all their creations! Wow, over the top awesome!
    Sherrie K

  2. So glad things are up and running again! I did notice just a small issue...when you click on the link at the top of the page to go to the Summer Celebration challenge it takes you to the Graduation challenge.

    Carol (Carol's Creations)


Thank you for your lovely comments and entering this challenge!!