Wednesday, August 16, 2017

WWC132 - Marsha's Masculine "Anything Goes" Challenge

Woo Hoo!  It's time for another of our popular challenges.  Which one?  This week Marsha Reed is hosting the Masculine "Anything Goes" Challenge.  This is a great time to catch up on making those cards for some of the men (of all ages) in our lives.


For some great ideas for those masculine projects we have the terrific samples created by our Watercooler Artists.  Remember, you just have to click on the name under the card to get to the appropriate blog post for more details.  We begin with Marsha's awesome underwater card featuring some 3-D bubbles.









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, August 21st at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time.  Winners will be posted on Tuesday, August 22nd at 5:00 p.m. MDT.


Tuesday, August 15, 2017

WWC131 - The Winners

It's time to announce the Rock Star and Rockers for Kath's "All About Birthdays" Challenge.  But first, we'd like to thank everyone who played along with with us.  Your entries were wonderful and it made our choices harder.  The Watercooler Artists enjoyed visiting your blogs to see all of your great designs.

Kath's choice for her Watercooler Rock Star is Aileen Ryan's adorable birthday card. Following the winner are the Watercooler Artists choices for the Watercooler Rockers.

Kath's Winner:  I love the sweet little girls and how well the water coloring was done!

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


Now it's time for the Watercooler Artists to share their choices for our Watercooler Rockers.

Marsha's Choice:  I love this design as well as the colors and those flowers.  A beautiful clean and simple design.

Libby's Choice:  I LOVE the colors! Simply done.

Penny's Choice:  I love the diagonal background and the beautiful colouring on the little bear. It's so adorable.

Gail's Choice:  'Cause it made me laugh!

Judy's Choice:  I adore this dinosaur and the dimensionality of this card!

Heidi's Choice:  The incredible mix of colours in the background simply makes the white die-cuts "pop". Both cards are gorgeous but the balloons are my favourite against those wonderful colours.

Fiona's Choice:  I love those rich colours and the simplicity of the cut out in the foreground.
 
Julia, Caroline, Michele, Chris, Louise, Darlene and Robyn congratulations.  Here is your badge to proudly display on your blog designating you as our Watercooler Rockers.


And, there you have our Rock Star and Watercooler Rockers for this week!  Be sure to come back tomorrow, August 16th, for our next Watercooler Wednesday Challenge.  You won't want to miss out on all the wonderful designs by our Watercooler Artists.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

WWC131 - Kath's "All About Birthdays" Challenge

Woo Hoo! It's time for our fantastic "All About Birthdays" challenge which Kath Ricks is hosting this week.  What a whole lot of different choices there are with a challenge like that!


This is a fun challenge since there is no restriction as to type of birthday card.  In other words this could be for a woman, a man, a girl, a boy, a small child.  It could be for a super special birthday. The choice is yours!  For some great inspiration, we have the terrific samples created by our Watercooler Artists.  Remember, you just have to click on the name under the card to be taken directly to the blog post for more details.  We begin with Kath's fun use of the Happy Birthday thinlits against that beautiful ombre splattered background.










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, August 14th at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time.  Winners will be posted on Tuesday, August 15th at 5:00 p.m. MDT.


Tuesday, August 8, 2017

WWC130 - The Winners

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 Gail's Feminine "Anything Goes" Challenge.  Your entries were wonderful and it made our choices harder.  The Watercooler Artists enjoyed visiting your blogs to see all of your great designs.

Gail's choice for her Watercooler Rock Star is Robyn Oliver's lovely bloom in a bottle card design. Following the winner are the Watercooler Artists choices for the Watercooler Rockers.

Gail's Winner:  The multi-colour background created with the Brushos is the perfect foil for the bloom in the bottle.

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


Now it's time for the Watercooler Artists to share their choices for our Watercooler Rockers.

Marsha's Choice:  I like all the different patterned paper Julie used.  They all go well together and will those nicely done sunflowers.

Libby's Choice:  Love the all the country elements of the card. Great colors!

Kath's Choice:  I love the CAS of the card layout and the gorgeous pansies!

Penny's Choice:  Although CAS, the inlaid dies add such an impact to this card and I liked the sentiment.

Heidi's Choice:  The colouring is perfect! The strawberries look good enough to eat and the butterflies look ready for a net. A delicious card!

Judy's Choice:  The colorizing of the image together with the overall sweet feel of the card are adorable! Love it!!!!

Fiona's Choice:  I like the CAS feel to this and the bold colour of the main flower.

Julie, Jenny, Jaydee, Aileen, Amelia, Katrina and Bozena congratulations.  Here is your badge to proudly display on your blog designating you as our Watercooler Rockers.


Well, there you have our Rock Star and Watercooler Rockers for this week!  Be sure to come back tomorrow, August 9th, for our next Watercooler Wednesday Challenge.  You won't want to miss out on all the wonderful designs by our Watercooler Artists.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

WWC130 - Gail's Feminine "Anything Goes" Challenge

Woo Hoo!  This week's challenge is an awesome Feminine "Anything Goes" Challenge hosted by Gail Allen.  Time to play with some of our "girlie" stuff, especially the bling and the pretty feminine colours.



Are you excited to see the awesome creations by our Watercooler Artists?  Get ready for some terrific inspiration! Remember, you just have to click on the name under the card to get to the appropriate blog post for more details.  Gail leads the way with her beautifully feminine card, a mixture of twigs, blossoms and copper, all stamped in layers









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, August 7th at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time.  Winners will be posted on Tuesday, August 8th at 5:00 p.m. MDT.


Tuesday, August 1, 2017

WWC129 - The Winners

We'd like to thank everyone who played along with Libby's "All About Christmas" Challenge.  Your entries were beautiful.  The Watercooler Artists enjoyed visiting your blogs to see all of your great designs.

Libby's choice for her Watercooler Rock Star is Marina's cute guitar hero Santa.  Following the winner are the Watercooler Artists choices for the Watercooler Rockers.

Libby's Winner:  Clean. Simple. Cute. The Santa is adorable - fussy cut - my thing! The Stickles add just the right detail to the design.

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


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

Penny's Choice:  I totally adore this little House Mouse. The combination of papers and elements on this card, really inspired me.

Judy's Choice:  This card is adorable with so much fine detail and the colorizing of the images is fantastic!

Kath's Choice:  I love snowmen! The red, white and black just pop!

Gail's Choice:  I like the overall shape of the card, the deckled edges, and the simplicity of the design.

Heidi's Choice:  There seems to be such a warm friendship between the beautifully coloured Santa and snowman, which makes me happy. I also love the way the images continue onto the envelope and inside.

Fiona's Choice:  I like her unusual Christmas colours and that water coloured background.

Marsha's Choice:  Robyn has done a wonderful job of showcasing those cute little mice.  I love the gingham and all the other detail she put into her design.

Chris, Heather, Macimbalo, Janice, Kathy, Cheryl and Robyn here is your badge to proudly display on your blog designating you as our Watercooler Rockers.


Well, there you have our Rock Star and Watercooler Rockers for this week!  Be sure to come back tomorrow, August 2nd, for our next Watercooler Wednesday Challenge.  You won't want to miss out on all the wonderful designs by our Watercooler Artists.