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Saturday, June 29, 2013

TEAM B INTRODUCTION BLOG HOP

We are so excited for the opportunity to introduce our new ladies and welcome back the ladies who are more seasoned here at The Crafters Cafe Challenge Blog!  We have a talented group of ladies starting up with us next month - here is their opportunity to introduce themselves and for us to allow them to truly shine.  Just wait until you see what they have to show you on this hop!

Let me tell you how this hop is going to work!  We are breaking this hop up into two separate hops.  Hop one introduced TEAM A, then hop two is introducing TEAM B and last for three days.  After both hops we will select the lucky winners from those who commented on everyone's blogs and on the blog hop posts here on the challenge blog.  It isn't too late to visit Team A if you missed it...


OUR HOP SPONSORS ARE
My Heart Pieces
Lacy Sunshine
Shelly's Images
2011bannerrscolor 
 and Creative Bug
Here is your hop order for our TEAM B introduction
 
EMS
 
Now be sure to head on over and congratulate them on being on the TCCCB DT!  Then come back HERE to let us know you did it!  Don't forget you aren't too late to welcome TEAM A!!!  We will be picking our winners on Tuesday!!

To be eligible to win you must leave some love on all of the DT's blogs and here!!

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

TEAM A DT INTRODUCTION BLOG HOP

We are so excited for the opportunity to introduce our new ladies and welcome back the ladies who are more seasoned here at The Crafters Cafe Challenge Blog!  We have a talented group of ladies starting up with us next month - here is their opportunity to introduce themselves and for us to allow them to truly shine.  Just wait until you see what they have to show you on this hop!

Let me tell you how this hop is going to work!  We are breaking this hop up into two separate hops.  Hop one introducing TEAM A will last for three days, then hop two introducing TEAM B will start and last for three days.  After both hops we will select a couple of lucky winners from those who commented on everyone's blogs and on the blog hop posts here on the challenge blog.

OUR HOP SPONSORS ARE

My Heart Pieces


Lacy Sunshine

Shelly's Images
2011bannerrscolor 

 and Creative Bug

Here is your hop order for our TEAM A introduction


Now be sure to head on over and congratulate them on being on the TCCCB DT!  Then come back HERE to let us know you did it!  Don't forget to come back on Saturday to welcome TEAM B!!!

To be eligible to win you must leave some love on all of the DT's blogs and here!!

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Challenge 17 Week 4

Here we are in our final week with our current Design Team.  I want to send a huge hug and thank you to this fantastic team we have had!  (((HUG)))  THANK YOU!!

We are introducing our new DT with a blog hop starting today!!  Be sure to check it out!

Now, we are in our final week of our Father/For A Man challenge.  I've loved what I have seen from you all so far!  We are at over 100 entries so far too!  AWESOME!  I don't know about you but male cards are so difficult for me.  I like to use all the froufrou and fluff on my creations...  It is so hard not to!  Don't you agree?  haha  Well, I can see over 100 entries worth of people who know how to do a man  card well!!  I can't wait to see more!!

We are still looking for Guest Designers.  Let me know if you are interested by putting GDT after your name or leaving us a comment letting us know what entry number you are and that you are interested!  What's involved with being a GDT?  You need to make two cards for the month using our sponsor's images (supplied by our sponsors) on the 2nd and 4th week of the month and comment on some entries!  What do you get?  Images from our sponsors FREE!

Now for the reminder on the rules:

·You MUST follow The Crafter’s Café Challenge Blog. http://crafterscafeblogchallenge.blogspot.com
·You can enter up to THREE times.
·You need to stay with the current theme. You can create any project you like, card, ATC, tags, layouts, mixed–media, altered art, vintage, etc. and can use any products, images, mediums, etc... from any company.
·You MUST link your entry to your actual entry blog post or gallery, not your entire blog, with mention of and link to The Crafter’s Café Challenge Blog.
·You will also need to HAVE FUN! That’s what we are here for!
I want to send out a thank you to our two sponsors for this month

 
 and


Now lets see what our Team B DT have done with the Fred She Said images!

 image
 
 Alex 
 
 me Karen C
 
Carol  
 
and our special guest Emily T (Ems)

Now, lets see what you can do!  It isn't too late to enter!!  :)  And don't forget to stop by our blog hop!

The CCCB DT

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Challenge 17 Week 3 Inspiraion

Good morning!  Welcome to week 3 of our Father's or For a Male challenge.  We're enjoying all your masculine entries and can't wait to see more.

Challenge rules...

·You MUST follow The Crafter’s Café Challenge Blog. http://crafterscafeblogchallenge.blogspot.com
·You can enter up to THREE times.
·You need to stay with the current theme. You can create any project you like, card, ATC, tags, layouts, mixed–media, altered art, vintage, etc. and can use any products, images, mediums, etc... from any company.
·You MUST link your entry to your actual entry blog post or gallery, not your entire blog, with mention of and link to The Crafter’s Café Challenge Blog.
·You will also need to HAVE FUN! That’s what we are here for!

Are you interested in being a Guest Designer for two weeks in next month? If so, add GDT next to your name.  If for some reason you forget to add GDT leave us a comment with your entry number.  What's involved with being a GDT?  You need to make two cards for the month using our sponsor's images (supplied by our sponsors) on the 2nd and 4th week of the month.

I'd like to thank our sponsor, Fred, She Said.  Be sure to visit and thank them.


Now on to the inspiration from out design team...

Carol

Diana

Maria

Rhonda


Now it's your turn.


The CCCB DT

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Challenge 17 Wk 2 Inspiration

This month our theme is Father's or For a Male.  We'd love to see all your masculine creations.
Challenge rules...

·You MUST follow The Crafter’s Café Challenge Blog. http://crafterscafeblogchallenge.blogspot.com
·You can enter up to THREE times.
·You need to stay with the current theme. You can create any project you like, card, ATC, tags, layouts, mixed–media, altered art, vintage, etc. and can use any products, images, mediums, etc... from any company.
·You MUST link your entry to your actual entry blog post or gallery, not your entire blog, with mention of and link to The Crafter’s Café Challenge Blog.
·You will also need to HAVE FUN! That’s what we are here for!

Are you interested in being a Guest Designer for two weeks in next month? If so, add GDT next to your name.  If for some reason you forget to add GDT leave us a comment with your entry number.  What's involved with being a GDT?  You need to make two cards for the month using our sponsor's images (supplied by our sponsors) on the 2nd and 4th week of the month.

I'd like to thank our sponsor, Limited Runs.  Be sure to visit and thank them.

How about some inspiration from out design team...
Alex Turner
 Alex Turner
 
Now it is your turn!  I can't wait to see what you create!

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

TCCCB DESIGN TEAM CALL

THIS POST IS FOR OUR DESIGN TEAM CALL ONLY THIS IS NOT THE CHALLENGE POST

We have some exciting new changes coming up starting in July!  We are starting out with a Design Team Call NOW that will run for two weeks.  We will be keeping some of our current crew and adding on a lot of new folks.  This will be a six month commitment. 

REQUIREMENTS:
1.  Must be able to post two cards per month
2.  Must be able to leave comments on 10% of the entries (a number will be assigned to you)
3.  Must be able to take very good pictures of your creations
4.  Must have a current blog that you post your creations to
5.  Must be able to use Yahoo Groups or be comfortable enough with a computer to find your way around
6.  Must not be one to start or stir up drama (this has never been an issue in the past)
7.  Must be able to speak and understand English well.
8.  Must know how to have fun!

BENEFITS:
1.  You will receive two images a month.  One from each of our sponsors for your weeks.
2.  You will have a link to your blog added to our challenge page.
3.  You will have a great group of crafters to work with and get/share ideas from/with.

THE PLAN:
We will start with a blog hop in July to introduce our new teams.  

THE BIGGEST CHANGE OF ALL:
We are going to become a WEEKLY challenge blog starting in July!!!

HOW TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE NEW DT:
Leave us your name and a link to your blog in the Mr Linky link!  Once we have made our decisions we will contact you with an offer to join the team.  Please be sure your contact information is available someplace we can find it on your blog.

PLEASE DO NOT ENTER IF YOU DON'T REALLY WANT TO BE PART OF OUR TEAM

Challenge 17 Fathers or For a Male

Good morning!  It's time to start another new challenge, but first we'd like to thank everyone who played along with our Mother's/For a Female challenge.  Our winner, chosen by Random.org is #18 Joanne.  Congrats Joanne, please contact Chana to claim your prize.

And our Guest Designer is Bettina.  Congrats, please contact Karen for the details.

Now, on to our new challenge.  This month our theme is Father's or For a Male.  We'd love to see all your masculine creations.

Challenge rules...

·You MUST follow The Crafter’s Café Challenge Blog. http://crafterscafeblogchallenge.blogspot.com
·You can enter up to THREE times.
·You need to stay with the current theme. You can create any project you like, card, ATC, tags, layouts, mixed–media, altered art, vintage, etc. and can use any products, images, mediums, etc... from any company.
·You MUST link your entry to your actual entry blog post or gallery, not your entire blog, with mention of and link to The Crafter’s Café Challenge Blog.
·You will also need to HAVE FUN! That’s what we are here for!

Are you interested in being a Guest Designer for two weeks in next month? If so, add GDT next to your name.  If for some reason you forget to add GDT leave us a comment with your entry number.  What's involved with being a GDT?  You need to make two cards for the month using our sponsor's images (supplied by our sponsors) on the 2nd and 4th week of the month.

I'd like to thank our sponsor, Limited Runs.  Be sure to visit and thank them.


How about some inspiration from out design team...






Now it's your turn.  Also, don't forget to check out our DT call here.




The CCCB DT