Thursday, August 1, 2013

TTT Winners and August Challenge

Happy Thursday!
Just a reminder that our challenges are now on a MONTHLY basis.  Each challenge here at Shelly's Images will begin on the first Thursday of the month and run through the end of the month.  That gives everyone a full month to play along!  Be sure to check out the sidebar for a complete list of upcoming challenges, tutorials, and special events.
AND, the DT will be working with a Shelly's Images digi stamp of their choice for each challenge.  That means you get to see lots of different digi stamps each month. 

So...let the fun begin!  To start off we want to announce the winner of our 
Anything Goes - Christmas in July Challenge.  

Our "Beary" Favorite project is #82 Julie Temple from Julie's Rubber Temple.   Julie, we loved this fun design.  The combination of the candy cane paper with the digi stamp is so cute and really eye catching.  And the pretty white ribbon is a fantastic touch.  Just a wonderful layout!  Julie, I will be emailing you very soon with your $6 gift voucher.  Please also be sure to grab your "Beary" Favorite badge here.

Ready for a new challenge?!!?!!  We sure hope so!

Our August  2013 Challenge is...
(use scraps on your card/project)

It is the perfect time to use up some of those scraps that we all have a mountain size pile of!  (well, at least I do ... LOL)

Need a little inspiration? 
WAIT!   Before I share our DT inspiration with you, we just want to take a minute to say good bye & thanks to Marianne for all her fabulous creations and hard work here at Shelly's Images.  This will be Marianne's last creation as an SI DT member but hopefully she'll find time to come join in our challenges in the future!  Life can get busy as we all know and Marianne has had to make some difficult decisions.  She will certainly be missed and we here at SI wish her all the best in the future!! 

Today the team will be showcasing creations featuring Shelly's adorable image
 "Sweet Baby"!   Please notice that this image comes in THREE versions ... how cool is that!

This is SO APPROPRIATE since Shelly's daughter is expecting their first child this month and you know what that means!  YEP .. that means that Shelly is going to be a GRANDMA!!  
How exciting!
We will keep you all posted as to when this blessed event occurs!

NOW, how about these fabulous projects from the design team I promised you . . .


Challenge Rules:
  •  Link directly to your blog post entry, NOT your entire blog.
  •  Shelly's Images are not required (but we'd LOVE to see them).
  •  New projects only.  No back linking.
  •  Your entry must follow the theme.  For this challenge the theme is using SCRAPS.
  •  Only FIVE entries per challenge please. 
  •  Challenge entry ends at midnight CST on August 31st.  Winners of this challenge will be announced September 5th.
  •  Please turn off word verification at your blog if you would enjoy a comment from us.  It is just too time consuming to type in word verification at each challenge entry.  Thank you for understanding.
  •  In your blog post be sure to provide a link to Shelly's Images Blog and list that you are entering our challenge.