Thursday, March 24, 2016

Challenge 180 - Watercolor & White Pen Week 2! Plus, Newsletter Secret!

Hello Ai Fans!
Watercolor is perfect for welcoming in spring blooms! We're so excited to share our new NEW Watercolor Mini sets, as well as our delicate new Window Deco Die!

Before we get to our new release, we want to let you in on a little secret!

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Let's take a look at what the design team has created with these beautiful stamps and dies! Use the links to spring over to the designer's blog or for more details.

 Cheri with Watering Can Set and Window Deco Die

Dana with Wooden Gate Set and Window Deco Die

 Diane with Southwest Set and Window Deco Die

Karen with Watering Can Set

Kerry with Watering Can Set and Window Deco Die

Renee with Wooden Gate Set

Sharon with Southwest Set and Window Deco Die

Beautiful, inspiring cards, designers! Thank you! Are you inspired? Join in our challenge! It's all about watercolor and using some white gel pen to your images! We love seeing all the different ways to watercolor, so bring on those mediums. White gel pens add another touch of dimension to your images. The winner just might receive a watercolor prize pack! Honorable mentions win a set of their choice. Join the fun!
Here are the challenge rules …
✻ Please make a new card or creation. You can make any crafty item you wish; this is not limited to cards!
✻ Limit two submissions per person. You will receive extra votes if you use Art Impressions stamps!
✻ The Ai Challenge is open to everyone, international submissions are welcome!
✻ Include a link back to the Ai Blog or grab our button on the top right of our sidebar!
✻ Share the Ai love by clicking and commenting your fellow crafters.
✻ Make sure to get your link up by Wednesday, March 30 at 5:00 p.m. PST to enter your creations.
✻ Good luck and happy stamping!

We're also excited to announce the winners from the last challenge "House & Home!"

Top Spot is awarded to...

Congrats! Your vivid card using the Cottage TF is a beautiful image of home! Email with your address to claim your prize pack!

Honorable mentions go to...

Congrats, both of you! We love your bold coloring both of these cards, using our Cat Lady TF and Messy House TF. Great job! Email with your address and the stamp set of your choice! Thank you, everyone, for playing along and we hope you join our new challenge!


ToadilyDiane said...

Congrats to the winners! Great job!
Watercoloring on today's post are all so pretty.

Cynthia said...

Beautiful DT inspiration and congrats to the winners!

Eulalia said...

Thank you sooooo much for your special mention, I'm very very proud of this!! ... and a lot of thanks for the prize ;-)
xoxoxo Eulalia

Rosy Newlun said...

Amazing projects from your design team!! I love the colored curtains - they're DARLING! Congratulations to all the winners. Their entries are vibrant and a step above!!! 😊

She's a Color Queen said...

WOW, thanks so much! Love all the inspiration here!

Jo Ann said...

My, oh my! I am jumping up and down after seeing I won the House and Home Challenge! Thank you, thank you for choosing my card and the awesome comment you wrote about it. Now, I'm dancing and spinning all around too...LOL Congrats to the other winners as well. Sending an email now.

God bless,