Wednesday, July 11, 2018

WWC178 - Crystal's "All About Occasions" Challenge

Woo Hoo!  It's time for the new Watercooler Artist, Crystal Komara, to host a challenge.  This week it's "All About Occasions".  And you know how many occasions there are during the year.  Check out some of the ones listed on the challenge icon, below, for examples.


And now to get your creative juices flowing.with the terrific projects by the Watercooler Artists.  You can see what a variety of Occasions have been covered.   For details on how Crystal 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 Crystal's stunning gold, black and white showstopper:
















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, July 9th,  at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time.


Tuesday, July 10, 2018

WWC177 - The Winners

It's time to announce our Rock Star and Rockers for Charlotte's Feminine "Anything Goes" challenge.  But first, we'd like to thank all those who played along with us.  You're entries this week were fantastic!  You are making it harder and harder on us to make our choices as we think you are all stars.  Well done!

Charlotte's choice for our Watercooler Rock Star is Ishani's cross stitched heart card.  Well done!  Following the winner are the Watercooler Artists choices for the Watercooler Rockers.

Charlotte's Winner:   Ishani has created a wonderfully eye-catching clean and simple card. Perfect use of white space, excellent pops of colour, and a great layout.

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


Now, let's see what caught the eye of the other Watercooler Artists for our Watercooler Rockers.  They are shown in no particular order.

Marsha's Choice:  I fell in love this cute little girl the minute I saw her.  Tammy's use of patterned paper and her coloring all came together for a very adorable card.

Crystal's Choice:  Chris’ sweet easel card is the perfect frame for her adorable gardener girl.



Gail's Choice:  Stephanie said she used her happy colours - and I agree they are happy colours. She has taken one image and by using the three different colours, created a lot of impact.

Heidi's Choice:  I love these images and the beautiful watercolouring which Gerrina has done. Lovely, soft colours! Great sentiment!

Helen's Choice:  Robyn's watercoloured flowers are just beautiful and set off so well on the 'splash' background!

Kath's Choice:  Dawn's subtle watercolor wash behind her sentiment really caught my eye. I love seashells.

Congratulations, Tammy, Chris, Stephanie, Gerrina, Robyn and Dawn.  Here is your badge to proudly display on your blog designating you as one of our Watercooler Rockers.


There you have our Rock Star and Watercooler Rockers lineup for this week!  Be sure to come back tomorrow, July 11th, for our next Watercooler Wednesday Challenge.  You won't want to miss out on all the wonderful designs by our Watercooler Artists.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

WWC177 - Charlotte's Feminine "Anything Goes" Challenge

Woo Hoo!  It's Charlotte's turn to host our awesome Feminine "Anything Goes" Challenge.  Remember, this is an "anything goes" challenge with a feminine twist.  So go for it and surprise us with your awesome creation.


Before we have a look at the awesome creations by our Watercooler Artists, we have an introduction to make.  Crystal Komara is the brand new member of our Design Team.  Many of you will be familiar with her wonderful work which she posts on her blog, Super Stamp Girl.


For  a short bio on Crystal, have a look at our About Us page.

And now on to the terrific projects by the Watercooler Artists to get your creative juices flowing.  You can see how many different  types of feminine cards can be created, from the cute to the elegant.   For details on how Charlotte 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 Charlotte's bright and summery bikini creation:








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, July 9th,  at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time.


Tuesday, July 3, 2018

WWC176 - The Winners!

Hello and Happy Tuesday!  It's time to announce our Rock Star and Rockers for Kath's "All About Christmas" challenge.  But first, we'd like to thank all those who played along with us.  You're entries this week were fantastic!  You are making it harder and harder on us to make our choices as we think you are all stars.  Well done!

Kath's choice for our Watercooler Rock Star is Angie's gorgeous poinsettia card.  Well done!  Following the winner are the Watercooler Artists choices for the Watercooler Rockers.

Kath's Winner:  I love poinsettias and these are colored so well and I love the layout.

Congratulations, Angie!  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.  They are shown in no particular order.

Marsha's Choice:   I love the beautiful vintage Christmas collage Donna has created.  All the elements came together nicely for her design.  The touches of soft red set it off perfectly.

Heidi's Choice:  The little mouse with the Poinsettias is absolutely adorable! Beautiful colours and shading, too. Shani's background papers compliment each other as well as the colours in the image.

Gail's Choice:  It is simple yet elegant. The gold on the trees and the silver stars in the blue are perfect touches.

Charlotte's Choice:  I love the loose background behind that fun die cut. The pop of red for the sentiment really helps it stand out. A very striking design.


Helen's  Choice:  Another simple layout but the silver and razzleberry colour combo make for a very eye-catching Christmas card.

Congratulations, Donna, Shani, Robyn, Toni and Shirley.  Here is your badge to proudly display on your blog designating you as one of our Watercooler Rockers.


There you have our Rock Star and Watercooler Rockers lineup for this week!  Be sure to come back tomorrow, July 4th, for our next Watercooler Wednesday Challenge.  You won't want to miss out on all the wonderful designs by our Watercooler Artists.  

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

WWC176 - Kath's "All About Christmas" Challenge

Woo Hoo!  This week Kath is hosting our awesome "All About Christmas" challenge.  This is your chance to work on that stash so that Christmas cards are all ready for you later this year.  Let's see what you can surprise us with this week.  Remember, basically this challenge is an "anything goes" with a Christmas theme.


As usual we have some terrific projects by the Watercooler Artists to get your creative juices flowing.  You can see how many different ways a Christmas card can be created, from the cute to the elegant.   For details on how Kath 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 Kath's wonderfully coloured, whimsical snowmen:








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, July 2nd,  at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time.


Tuesday, June 26, 2018

WWC175 - The Winners!

Hello and Happy Tuesday!  It's time to announce our Rock Star and Rockers for Marsha's Masculine "Anything Goes" challenge.  But first, we'd like to thank all those who played along with us.  You're entries this week were fantastic!  You are making it harder and harder on us to make our choices as we think you are all stars.  Well done!

Marsha's choice for our Watercooler Rock Star is Sharon's wonderful Nutcracker design.  Well done!  Following the winner are the Watercooler Artists choices for the Watercooler Rockers.

Marsha's Winner:  Sharon's "bit box" Nutcracker is wonderful.  It's the perfect way to use up those bits and pieces.   Fantastic masculine Christmas card!

Congratulations, Sharon!  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.  They are shown in no particular order.

Gail's Choice:  The layered embossing really creates a great metallic edge to the die cuts. And who doesn't love a lime green stag head?

Heidi's Choice:  Toni's goodbye card is amazing! I love the vibrant colours and that awesome wheel of sentiments.

Charlotte's Choice:  I love the simple, masculine colour scheme and the clean layout. The touches of shine really help to make the card feel extra special. A great masculine birthday card.

Helen's Choice:  Stephanie has made a great bright, happy card showing great movement with all the hands. A perfect graduation celebration!

Kath's Choice:  Her unique use of lettering makes this a stand out Father's Day card!

Congratulations, Mac, Toni, Giulia, Stephanie and Wendy.  Here is your badge to proudly display on your blog designating you as one of our Watercooler Rockers.


There you have our Rock Star and Watercooler Rockers lineup for this week!  Be sure to come back tomorrow, June 27th, for our next Watercooler Wednesday Challenge.  You won't want to miss out on all the wonderful designs by our Watercooler Artists.