Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Challenge #79: Outdoor BBQ or Birthday

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

Welcome Friends & Followers!!  The results from Challenge #78 are in, and we have our next WINNER!!

Congrats to Stephanie!! Stephanie made this amazing patriotic gazebo!!

Stephanie's blog is!!

Stephanie, you are the LUCKY WINNER of Norma's awesome goodies!!  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!! ****

Second Place

Beth made this awesome centerpiece!!
Beth's blog is:

Third Place

Tammy made this fabulous altered house!!
Tammy's blog is:

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!!

For Challenge #79, we are asking you to create Outdoor BBQ or Birthday Decorations!! Let's celebrate EVERYTHING WONDERFUL ABOUT NEIGHBORHOOD GET-TOGETHERS, REUNIONS, AND GRILLS or BIRTHDAYS with your table decorations, party banners, pennants, yard signs, cupcakes, party favors and more!!  :)

Link up your project below before 11:59pm (EST) on Tuesday, July 15th 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. :) 

Rhonda 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!!   

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

Rhonda creted this BBQ Utensil Holder (stolen For all the details on Rhonda's creation, please visit her blog HERE...

Chriss created a cute Dinnerware Set for outdoor dining. For all the details on Chriss' creation, please visit her blog HERE...

Deanne created ants for the table!! What a cute decoration to add! Great crafts for kids to make at the BBQ, too.  For all the details on Deanne's creation, please visit her blog HERE...

Emily created BBQ Party Invites!! For all the details on Emily's creation, please visit her blog HERE...

Lisa created a lighted party sign!! For all the details on Lisa's creation, please visit her blog HERE...

Norma created this TopNote Napkin Holder!! For all the details on Norma's creation,

Patti created gorgeous coordinated place settings!! For all the details on Patti's creation, please visit her blog HERE...

Now it's YOUR turn!!  Link up your NEW 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!! ***

Create a NEW project for a celebration (banners, signs, decorations, table decor, centerpiece, cakes, cupcakes, party favors or any other item directly associated with party decorations or party supplies.

Here are the rules:
  • Please be a follower of this blog (we'd love to see our blinkie in your post or on your sidebar!!).
  • Please include a link back to our blog ( so that others can play along too!!
  • Please link the actual post for your project (not your entire blog). Please post a comment with your blog address and email if you do not know how to do this.
  • Please create a project that follows the posted theme.
  • Please do NOT enter cards (other than sets of Invitations or Place Cards) OR layouts -- This is a Party Supply & Decoration Challenge.
  • Please do not "backlink" a project (link a project that was posted before our challenge dates).
Please be sure to visit our Guest Designers' blogs and other participants' blogs and show them some love :)


  1. Hi! I just found out from a comment that I won your patriotic challenge. Thank you so much!

  2. Hi, this is Stephanie again. I tried the email address you left. It came back to me undeliverable. Rejected by server, account no longer exists.

  3. Wow, FUN, FUN projects and inspiration for an outdoor bbq! Great challenge!
    Sherrie K

  4. Fabulous projects ladies and great inspiration!

  5. Congratulations to the winner and the honorable mentions!

  6. Thank you for awarding me second place! Congrats to the other winners too!


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