Sunday, August 30, 2015

Life's a #Cre8time CELEBRATION... Challenge No. 50 for Anything But a Card Challenges

Good Morning Everyone! What have you been creating?? Today begins the last week of our final challenge No. 50 - CLICK HERE to catch up and see all the fantastic makes from our week one team of creatives; CLICK HERE for Week 2;  CLICK HERE for Week 3; and CLICK HERE for week 4  inspiration. 

The FINAL Challenge... in the spirit of our time together stretching and growing our creative muscles – we invite you to join us in a Cre8time CELEBRATION!

Anything But a Card Challenges No. 50 is "CELEBRATION". Use this prompt to inspire your muse and share you're creations, whatever it may be... scrapbooking, collage, ATCs, tags, art journal pages, altered shrines... just not a card.

Challenge No. 50 is our final challenge here on the Anything But a Card Challenges Blog and we invite you to join us in a creative celebration! This may be bittersweet... but we want to go out with a colassal CREATIVE BANG!

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Please share any current project you have created and JUST REMEMBER... create anything EXCEPT a card for this challenge. Please do us the favor to mention and LINK BACK to this challenge using this permalink so that your readers may find us and play along to have this be the BIGGEST and BEST creative Party. Please new projects only {no-backlinking}. :)

**A REMINDER** This final Challenge will go through midnight September 7th giving plenty of time to play and ENJOY the creative process! We will share more of our Design Team's creations each Sunday to keep you inspired.

Today we welcome back some
of our Design Team Alumni
to join in the Celebration!!

Please click on the designers' name to visit their blog. We hope you’ll take a minute to go see their work up close... and as long as you’re there – please leave them a little love!
What better way to celebrate than with a bunch of flowers. I have been working on a summer vase of handmade blooms these last few weeks to brighten the dining room table in the absence of any form of summer here in the north of the UK! The blooms are all made from inked white cardstock and there are tutorials on my blog for each of the flowers. As some of you know I love to make flowers! Please visit my BLOG here for more details on these beauties.

I have made some lovely friends during my time with ABAC, in addition to enjoying everyone's wonderful creations, both those of the DT and those entering the challenges. I would also like to add a huge thank you to Susan for "discovering" me and for all her hard work in running the challenge. So it's au revoir rather than goodbye as I am sure we will all continue to meet during our crafting journey.

For my project, I decided to work in my art journal and create an angel who tells us to embrace life and celebrate life's little moments. This was inspired by one of the lessons that we were taught in lifebook. I made a little boo-boo with the sentiment, but decided to take the advice of the angel and celebrate my mistakes. :-)

As you know this is the last ever challenge for Anything But a Card Challenges – I would like to thank Susan and my entire team for hosting and nurturing creative talent. Thank you for the opportunity to contribute and for the lovely encouragement. I wish all of you all the best in your future endeavors.

This tag is made from a single colour Gelli Plate print which has been embellished with DecoArt media fluid acrylic paint and Inktense pencils. Rub on letters are used for the word. Further details on my BLOG.

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We hope our designers have you INSPIRED to take some time to be creative!! Thank you for joining in with us for our Cre8time CELEBRATION. Drop back by at the end of the challenge as we will be having a special announcement you don't want to miss.

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