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Thursday, October 5, 2017

Winner and TOP 3: Challenge No. 134

Welcome, bloggers and crafty peeps! We had a great turnout with 165 entries last week!
When we have a sponsor, we will use Random.org to pick our winners. Our sponsor last week was The Paper Nest Dolls!! 
Random.org chose:
Please put IDCB Winner No. 134 in the subject line.
Congratulations! Please send an email to stampnscrapjunkie@gmail.com within 14 days. We will provide you with info on how to collect your prize. :) Be sure to grab our badge from the right side bar to proudly display on your personal blog! Thank you so much for playing along with Inspiration Destination!
Now for our TOP 3! Three members from my 'Dream Team' selected as our TOP 3, in no particular order:
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Congratulations and well done! Please grab our TOP 3 badge from our side bar to the right.
Thank you for joining our last challenge and we hope to see you again! 
Please join us for Challenge No. 135. Rick St. Dennis is sponsoring! Thank you so very much for choosing to play along with us! 

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Anything Goes Challenge No. 135

Welcome back, bloggers! My 'Dream Team' and I are so happy to have you join us for Challenge No. 135 sponsored by Rick St. Dennis! Check out the fab makes from the Team!
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Designer of over 100 theatrical productions, Rick St Dennis (Donald McAfee) is also the author of 4 books on decorative painting and contributor to at least a dozen national magazines on crafts and art. He has taught design at the college level as well as seminars and classes across the USA and Canada. He is one of a handful of designers to have designed TWO productions of AIDA, Verdi's massive Egyptian opera spectacle. Currently living in the quiet beach community of Seal Beach, California he writes restaurant reviews and theater reviews between assignments for web designs, logos and creating art for local shows. Rick has appeared on such TV shows as Home Matters with Susan Powell, Aileen's Crafts and others. He was Crafts editor for Country Folk Art Magazine and sells his artwork nationally through galleries and shows. Among numerous awards he won a presidential commendation in 1976 for his contributions to the bicentennial year including the design of the west coast premier of William Grant Still's opera BAYOU LEGEND. His drawings and paintings are in the collections of Diana Ross, Sandy Duncan, Sammy Davis Jr. and Jacqueline Onnasis, among others.
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Before we leave, I point out that the winner from my JFF package did not come forward. So I've added more goodies to the package and I'll be picking a USA participant using Random.org. Please know that these items are not used. They are spanking brand new! Maybe not from this week, but never used or opened. Sometimes, I like something so much... I'll buy it twice! Ha! And I am sorry to offer it only to USA participants; however, I'm not the only one to be doing that and I know I won't be the last. The postal system is holding us all hostage! :-\ In any event, there will be TWO lucky winners announced on Thursday, October 19th. :)
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Inspiration Destination Challenge Blog is an anything goes, weekly challenge blog and you have until Tuesday, October 17th, midnight, CST to link up with us! xx

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Winner and TOP 3: Challenge No. 133

Welcome, bloggers! We had a fantastic turnout with 106 entries last week!
Our last challenge was JFF (just for fun) and I want to thank each of you who participated!
I do have a small package of goodies for one USA winner!
Random.org chose:
Please put IDCB Winner No. 133 in the subject line.
Congratulations! Please send an email with your mailing address to stampnscrapjunkie@gmail.com within 7 days. :) Be sure to grab our badge from the right side bar to proudly display on your personal blog! Thank you so much for playing along with Inspiration Destination!
Now for our TOP 3! Three members from my 'Dream Team' selected as our TOP 3, in no particular order:
17 Marilyn Webb
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Congratulations and well done! Please grab our TOP 3 badge from our side bar to the right.
Thank you for joining our last challenge and we hope to see you again! 
Please join us for Challenge No. 134! We have The Paper Nest Dolls sponsoring us! Thank you so very much for choosing to play along with us! 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Anything Goes Challenge No. 134

Hiya, everybody! :D We're so happy to have you join us today for a new AG challenge with The Paper Nest Dolls as our fabulous sponsor!
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THE PAPER NEST DOLLS
Hello everyone, I'm Christine... Wife, mommy and artist. Paper Nest Dolls is my stamp line, inspired by my 6 amazing children and their friends. Everything is hand drawn and hand made. We have our own stamp machine and make the stamps ourselves...a true mom and pop business! Our stamps are excellent quality, deep etched red rubber, cling mounted and contour cut...perfect for all your crafting needs. In addition to the rubber we also offer digital images as well. So we have something for everyone!
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Inspiration Destination Challenge Blog is an anything goes, weekly challenge blog and you have until Tuesday, October 3rd, midnight, CST to link up with us! xx

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Winner and TOP 3: Challenge No. 132

Welcome, bloggers! We had a great turnout with 219 entries for our last challenge that feels like it was ages and ages ago instead of just a few weeks! Thanks for joining us again!
When we have a sponsor, we will use Random.org to pick our winners. Our sponsor was The Paper Nest Dolls!! 
Random.org chose:
Please put IDCB Winner No. 132 in the subject line.
Congratulations! Please send an email to stampnscrapjunkie@gmail.com within 7 days. We will provide you with info on how to collect your prize. :) Be sure to grab our badge from the right side bar to proudly display on your personal blog! Thank you so much for playing along with Inspiration Destination!
Now for our TOP 3! Three members from my 'Dream Team' selected as our TOP 3, in no particular order:
52 Marilyn Webb
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Congratulations and well done! Please grab our TOP 3 badge from our side bar to the right.
Thank you for joining our challenge and we hope to see you again! 
We hope you will join us for Challenge No. 133! Thank you so very much for choosing to play along with us! 

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Anything Goes Challenge No. 133 - Optional Twist: Recipe

Well, hello, everybody!
Thank you for coming back to join us for a new challenge! I have managed to gather my wits about me and my 'Dream Team' around me and we're here to offer up a new anything goes challenge with an OPTIONAL twist! We're using a recipe for this two-week challenge. The recipe is use flowers, die cuts, ribbons and pearls or buttons. Of course, you're welcome to use as many of these or as few as you'd like to use and, again, the recipe is OPTIONAL! 
As a thank you to my 'Dream Team' for all their support and hard work, I offered them up a GC to Aurora Wings. To thank Mitzi for helping me out with the GCs, I thought it would be awesome if my DT would share with us what they've made with their purchase! Although we are showcasing Aurora Wings, this is a JFF (just for fun) challenge... and just for fun, I've prepared a small package of goodies for a lucky US winner! I apologize about having to limit this to US residents, but with postage rates being what they are, it is what it is. So sorry! Here is a sneak peek of the prize:
Now to check out what the DT has to share with us today!
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Inspiration Destination Challenge Blog is an anything goes, weekly challenge blog and you have until Tuesday, September 19, 2017, midnight, CST to link up with us! xx
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Thursday, July 13, 2017

TOP 3: Challenge No. 131

Welcome, crafty bloggers! We had a fantastic turnout with a whopping 196 entries for our last challenge! Yay!
Don't forget! We will be taking a short break through till September 6th. We have a wonderful challenge planned for that day. As always, it will be anything goes but we will be adding one of my favorite twists! I'm gonna give you all a heads up so you can plan ahead cause I know I love it when challenge blogs offer that! :) It will be a 'recipe' challenge and the recipe is use flowers, die cuts, ribbons and pearls or buttons. If you chose to use the twist, you don't have to use all of these embellishments but it should be a combination of these items. Again... the challenge will still be anything goes and I have a surprise prize for one lucky winner! You'll have to come back to get more deets about that though! :) We will announce the winner and TOP 3 for Challenge No. 132 on Thursday, September 7th. Ooooo... what a suspenseful break! lol We hope to see you then!
Our last challenge was JFF (just for fun - no prize) and I want to thank each of you who participated!
Now for our TOP 3! Three members from my 'Dream Team' selected as our TOP 3 in no particular order:
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Congratulations and well done! Please grab our TOP 3 badge from our side bar to the right.
Thank you for joining our challenge last week and we hope to see you again! 
We hope you will join us for Challenge No. 132! Thank you so very much for choosing to play along with us! 

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Anything Goes Challenge No. 132

Hiya, fellow crafty peeps!
Welcome to Challenge No. 132 sponsored by The Paper Nest Dolls!
This challenge will run through till Tuesday, July 25th. We will be back tomorrow to announce our TOP 3 for Challenge No. 131. Then my 'Dream Team' and I will be taking a break until Wednesday, September 6th. But what a great way to go into a break! We will all be in suspense to find out who is the winner of the wonderful prize from The Paper Nest Dolls on Thursday, July 26th!
I really hate to take a break right now, but I was the victim of a spider bite that has just turned my world upside down and not because I'm hanging from the ceiling by some silken threads! lol :p The guilty suspect is a wolf spider and I had a really bad reaction. I was bitten on the left side of my waist and it swelled, burned and itched something awful. At first... now it's down to a dull, throbbing ache. Some days, it feels like I can conquer the world... other days... I think the world will conquer me! :p So anyway, I am hoping that taking a bit of a break to focus on my health will turn the tables and I'll be up and ready to resume life when it's all over and done with. Thank you to the three of you who took the time to wish me well! It did not go unnoticed! :D <3 I was touched you took time to leave me a kind word. :)
For now, please enjoy some creations from my Team and me using some super cute images from The Paper Nest Dolls!
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THE PAPER NEST DOLLS
Hello everyone, I'm Christine... Wife, mommy and artist. Paper Nest Dolls is my stamp line, inspired by my 6 amazing children and their friends. Everything is hand drawn and hand made. We have our own stamp machine and make the stamps ourselves...a true mom and pop business! Our stamps are excellent quality, deep etched red rubber, cling mounted and contour cut...perfect for all your crafting needs. In addition to the rubber we also offer digital images as well. So we have something for everyone!
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Inspiration Destination Challenge Blog is an anything goes, weekly challenge blog and you have until Tuesday, July 25th, midnight, CST to link up with us! xx