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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

WWC145 - Judy's Masculine "Anything Goes" Challenge

Woo Hoo, it's our popular Masculine "Anything Goes" challenge, hosted by Judy Markowitz.  Since we all wind up making cards for the men in our lives, this is a great time to share.


We have some terrific samples to get you excited and inspired.  For details on how Judy and the other Watercooler Artists created their projects, just click on the name underneath and you will be taken to that blog post.  We begin with Judy's bright and fun "any occasion" masculine card:










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!

Please use the link-up below to share your project.  This Linky will close on Monday, November 20th at 5 p.m. Mountain Standard Time.


Tuesday, November 14, 2017

WWC144 - The Winners

Happy Tuesday everyone!  It's time to announce the Rock Star and Rockers for Penny's "All About Birthdays" Challenge.  But first, we'd like to thank everyone who played along with us.  Your entries were wonderful and as a result it made our choices harder.

Penny's choice for our Watercooler Rock Star is Caroline's bright and cheerful Yeti card.  Following the winner are the Watercooler Artists choices for the Watercooler Rockers.

Penny's Winner:  I really loved the die cut lettering and the background paper, but the Yeti stole my heart!

Congratulations, Caroline!  Here is your badge to proudly display on your blog designating you as our Watercooler Rock Star!


Now it's on to the Watercooler Artists choices for our Watercooler Rockers.

Kath's Choice:  What a sweet dragon.

Heidi's Choice:  The outlined flowers make a wonderful background for the gorgeous daisy and die-cut letters. Great colour choices, too.

Marsha's Choice:  I love the clean and simple look of Nandini's card. The stenciling and glitter make for a very eye catching design.

Gail's Choice:  Really like the happy-looking alpaca, the plaid tree and, of course, that sentiment!

Libby's Choice:  Love that retired Designer Series Paper and that particular fold she created. It made for a really pretty card.

Judy's Choice:  That image is fabulous and the coloring is spot on! I love everything about this!

Charlotte's Choice:  So super creative turning the snowman stamps into those fabulous graphic birds. I love the fun bright colours.

Congratulations to Angie, Deepti, Nandini, Sherri, Sheri, Chris and Maria.  Here is your badge to proudly display on your blog designating you as our Watercooler Rockers.


There you have our Rock Star and Watercooler Rockers lineup for this week!  Be sure to come back tomorrow, November 15th, for our next Watercooler Wednesday Challenge.  You won't want to miss out on all the wonderful designs by our Watercooler Artists.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

WWC144 - Penny's "All About Birthdays" Challenge

Woo Hoo!  It's an "All About Birthdays" challenge hosted by Penny Hanuszak this week.  What fun!  Who doesn't need birthday cards?


We have some terrific samples to get you excited and inspired.  For details on how Penny and the other Watercooler Artists created their projects, just click on the name underneath and you will be taken to that blog post.  We begin with Penny's wonderful Autumn themed easel birthday card:











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!

Please use the link-up below to share your project.  This Linky will close on Monday, November 13th at 5 p.m. Mountain Standard Time.


Tuesday, November 7, 2017

WWC143 - The Winners

Hurray for Tuesday!  It's time to announce the Rock Star and Rockers for Gail's Feminine "Anything Goes" Challenge.  But first, we'd like to thank everyone who played along with with us.  Your entries were wonderful and as a result it made our choices harder.

Gail's choice for our Watercooler Rock Star is Jane Willis' classy lady card.  Following the winner are the Watercooler Artists choices for the Watercooler Rockers.

Gail's Rock Star:  I love the combination of sophistication and naughtiness.

Congratulations, Jane!  Here is your badge to proudly display on your blog designating you as our Watercooler Rock Star!


Now on to the Watercooler Artists choices for our Watercooler Rockers.

Kath's Choice:  I love the simplicity of this card.

Libby's Choice:  The choice of color compliments the embossed hearts and the X's and O's. Simple, pretty card!

Judy's Choice:  I love the colors and all the technique that went in to this card while still keeping clean lines. Nicely done!

Penny's Choice:  Although this card is CAS it has a lot of work and detail going on from the embossed sentiment to the rain drops on the leaves.  Beautiful.

Heidi's Choice:  The technique is intriguing and Mac's results with it are striking. The addition of the gold on the image as well as throughout the card really adds to the overall elegance.

Charlotte's Choice:  Love the clean lines and monochrome colours with the butterfly and flourish as the centre point. Really pretty design.

Marsha's Choice:   I love the clean and simple lines of this card.  Beautiful flowers and a lovely sentiment.  Well done!

Congratulations to Magic Flying Boots, Sheri, Melanie, Tina, Mac Mable, Crafting Junky and Sue.  Here is your badge to proudly display on your blog designating you as our Watercooler Rockers.


There you have our Rock Star and Watercooler Rockers lineup for this week!  Be sure to come back tomorrow, November 8th, for our next Watercooler Wednesday Challenge.  You won't want to miss out on all the wonderful designs by our Watercooler Artists.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

WWC143 - Gail's Feminine "Anything Goes" Challenge

Woo Hoo!  It's a Feminine "Anything Goes" challenge this week and our host is Gail Allen.  How fun is that?  There are so many occasions for which one can make a feminine card--including Christmas.  


We have some terrific samples to get you excited and inspired.  For details on how Gail and the other Watercooler Artists created their projects, just click on the name underneath and you will be taken to that blog post.  We begin with Gail's whimsical Oxide ink cats:











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!

Please use the link-up below to share your project.  This Linky will close on Monday, November 6th at 5 p.m. Mountain Standard Time.