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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

WWC121 - Anything Goes

Woo Hoo!  This week's Wednesday is a fifth Wednesday and we all know what that means, right?  It's our "Anything Goes" challenge.  How fun is that?


Our Watercooler Artists had a lot of fun with this challenge.  You can see from the variety of projects, just how diverse an "anything goes" challenge can be.  There really are no limits.  Check out the wonderful samples and then think about what you would like to create.









And now it's your turn.  You can join us by linking up your creation with the InLinkz at the bottom of this challenge.  

Remember:
          1.  This must be a new project---no back-linking to a previous post.
          2.  You must link your project back to our challenge (details at top of page).
          3.  You must link directly to your post, not simply your general blog.
          4.  Please link to no more than 8 challenges, including ours.
          5.  Have fun!

Simply use the link-up below to share your project.  This Linky will close on Monday, June 5th at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time.  Winners will be posted on Tuesday, June 6th at 5:00 p.m. MDT.


Tuesday, May 30, 2017

WWC120 - The Winners

We'd like to thank everyone who played along with Gail's Christmas Challenge this week. The Watercooler Artists enjoyed visiting your blogs to see all of you those wonderful Christmas cards.

Starting us off is Gail's pick for her winner.  She chose Ruth's wonderful holly and mittens card.  Following the winner are the Watercooler Artists picks for Honourable Mentions.

Gail's Winner:  I just love the way the colours look against the kraft background.  And, those mittens are just too cute!

Congratulations, Ruth.  Here is your badge to proudly display on your blog designating you as our challenge winner.


This week, and each week going forward, our Watercooler Artists share their picks for Honorable Mentions.


Kath's Pick:  I love the sweet little Eskimos on the beautiful snowflake background!

Marsha's Pick:  I love the clean design and the colors.  The polar bear on an ice berg is just cute! 

Heidi's Pick:  A beautifully coloured image on a simple design.  I love everything about this card.

Libby's Pick:  The coloring for Santa is nicely done.  Great shading.

Judy's Pick:  I adore everything about this card!  So many fabulous layers and fabulous coloring!  Love it! 

Fiona's Pick:  That Santa image is a favourite of mine and I love it being used here on the lovely tags.  The white embossed background and the red of the tags makes this a lovely elegant card.

Jane, Darnell, Robyn, Monika, Marlene, Pat, here is your badge to proudly display on your blog designating you as an Honourable Mention.


Be sure to stop back tomorrow, May 31st, for our next Watercooler Wednesday Challenge.  You'll want to be sure to check out the wonderful creations by the Watercooler Artists.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

WWC120 - Gail's Christmas Challenge

Woo Hoo!  Week four of our new monthly challenge line-up and it's brand new (for us).  It's all about Christmas.  Gail Allen is hosting the challenge and has provided the cutest image.  Let it be your inspiration.


Does this mean your project has to be all about a cute animal wearing a Santa hat?  Let's have a look at the wonderful cards created by the Watercooler Artists for your answer.  We begin with Gail's beautiful vintage Father Christmas.









And now it's your turn.  You can join us by linking up your creation with the InLinkz at the bottom of this challenge.  

Remember:
          1.  This must be a new project---no back-linking to a previous post.
          2.  You must link your project back to our challenge (details at top of page).
          3.  You must link directly to your post, not simply your general blog.
          4.  Please link to no more than 8 challenges, including ours.
          5.  Have fun!

Simply use the link-up below to share your project.  This Linky will close on Monday, May 29th at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time.


Tuesday, May 23, 2017

WWC119 - The Winners

We'd like to thank everyone who played along with Judy's Masculine "Anything Goes" Challenge this week.  The Watercooler Artists enjoyed visiting your blogs to see all of you great masculine cards.

Starting us off is Judy's pick for her winner.  She chose Kathy Klersy's wonderful peaceful deer Father's Day card.  Following the winner are the Watercooler Artists picks for Honourable Mentions.

Judy's Winner:  I love all the different technique elements and this is truly a fabulous masculine card!

Congratulations, Kathy.  Here is your badge to proudly display on your blog designating you as our challenge winner.


This week, and each week going forward, our Watercooler Artists share their picks for Honorable Mentions.
Marsha's Pick:  I love silhouettes and this one of father and daughter tugged at my heartstrings; beautiful.

Kath's Pick:  I like the cityscape with the added circles.  It gives a futuristic feel to the city.

Heidi's Pick:  I love the way the coloured paste gives such body to the giraffe and all the textured leaves add to the "wildness."  All those colours together are simply gorgeous.

Gail's Pick:  The pop of green against the black background is so striking.  I love the CAS design.

Penny's Pick:  I liked the bold beautiful squares and being a dog lover, the images immediately caught my eye.  I like how she moved the images around on the card.

Libby's Pick:  The pirate is cute and nicely colored.

Fiona's Pick:  I love the muted colours and the way she has coloured the bird.

Diane, Marina, Loopyloocards, Nandini, Caroline, Kathy and Robyn, here is your badge to proudly display on your blog designating you as an Honourable Mention.


Be sure to stop back tomorrow, May 24th, for our next Watercooler Wednesday Challenge.  You'll want to be sure to check out the wonderful creations by the Watercooler Artists.

Winner, winner---where's the Winner?

Surprised that the Winner's Post hasn't been launched.  We've adjusted the hours to allow a new way of choosing winners.  Yes, you will still find out on Tuesdays but from now on it won't be until 5 p.m. Mountain Time.  Stay posted for a whole new look at the Winning Line-Up.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

WWC119 - Judy's Masculine "Anything Goes" Challenge

Woo Hoo, week three of our new monthly challenge line-up brings back a favourite.  This week Judy Markowitz is hosting a Masculine "Anything Goes" challenge.


Basically you just have to think masculine.  Otherwise anything goes.  It can be as simple or as fancy as you please.  It can be for a birthday, anniversary, congratulations, or anything at all.  Your choice.  You can see from the diversity of the cards created by our Watercooler Artists that there is a huge range of options open to you.  As usual, if you click on the name under each card, you can visit the blog post to see details on how the card was created.  We begin with Judy's terrific











And now it's your turn.  You can join us by linking up your creation with the InLinkz at the bottom of this challenge.  

Remember:
          1.  This must be a new project---no back-linking to a previous post.
          2.  You must link your project back to our challenge (details at top of page).
          3.  You must link directly to your post, not simply your general blog.
          4.  Please link to no more than 8 challenges, including ours.
          5.  Have fun!

Simply use the link-up below to share your project.  This Linky will close on Monday, May 22nd at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time.