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Friday, January 16, 2009

Birthday Somethings - CHALLENGE

Hi All!

Thanks again to everyone who played along with our NO Stamping Allowed challenge! It was a bit different, we know, but it was fun and the creations you all made were fabulous!


We have a new challenge for you this week, "Birthday Somethings" and it's being sponsored by Starving Artistamps! For this challenge just make a project with the theme of birthdays. You can make a card for someone or scrap a page using photos from a birthday party, or even make a gift idea for a birthday present. Have fun with this challenge!

Starving Artistamps has generously donated a really fabulous prize for one lucky winner. One winner will receive two stamp sets and two sentiment sets from their DoodleFactory stamp line, all perfect for those Valentine's projects. How awesome is that! But that's not all...keep reading for a great surprise from Starving Artistamps...


Starving Artistamps is delighted to sponsor the Stamp Something Challenge blog.

We hope the winner enjoys her new releases!

Just in case you had your eye on these stamps but didn't win,
here is a special discount just for the Stamp Something blog readers!

From now until 1/26/09 Stamp Something blog readers can get 20% off all Starving Artistamps and DoodleFactory Stamps by entering this code in the discount code box:
SSB20

This offer can not be combined with any other offer or special.
This offer will apply to all new orders placed on the website between 1/16 thru 1/26
Enter this code in the discount code box in the shopping cart and click recalculate, you should see the discount applied immediately. If you do not see the discount applied, do not continue thru checkout, instead please contact us: strvingartistmp@aol.com.

Now to enter this challenge for your chance to win this awesome blog candy prize, please create a "birthday something" and leave your comment here on THIS post by 7pm EST on Thursday, January 22nd. We will draw one winner using random.org.

Be sure to check out the Stamp Something DT samples for this week to see all the Birthday Somethings! You can see more Starving Artistamps creations in their gallery or click the links below to see the Starving Artistamp DT creations for this challenge!

Lisa Somerville / Kathy Daume / Donna Duquette / Donna Baker / Andrea Cloutier / Juliana Swanson / Lori Tecler / Lydia Fielder /Leigh O'Brien / Dawn Mercedes

Happy Stamping! :)



100 comments:

Lydia said...

Love this challenge - Oh my gosh - I need to stamp some birthday cards! :)

Jackie said...

I've just added my cards to my blog HERE
TFL

Monika Reeck said...

Love this challenge...and Thanks for the candy....I will try my best for this challenge :)

HUGS, Monika Reeck

Donna said...

I really had fun with this one! Can't wait to see what everyone else comes up with!!!

Ahoy There!

Stephanie said...

what a great site... thanks for the challenge!

carlzcardz said...

I loved this challenge! i really hope you like my card, the DT examples are fabulous!

Natascha (nata1984) said...

Here is my card.

Natascha

Kathy Daume' said...

Such a fun challenge! These open-ended ones are always so challenging! :) Good luck to everyone who enters. That's a pretty sweet prize package!

Lisa Somerville said...

Great challenge as I needed a birthday card for today!

Renée said...

fun challenge! It worked out perfect as I have a birthday card class tonight!

Donna said...

so fun! don't enter me for blog candy, though! just wanted to share my b'day card!

Emma said...

heres my entry

Thanks, Em xx

Anna Banana said...
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Fink said...

How cool, I am working on a bday card now!

Anna Banana said...

Ok - my link in post 13 was wonky, so I deleted it and I'm starting again!!

I created a birthday card with a butterfly on it for my own blog challenge, and it fts with yours so perfectly I had to join in!!
You can view my card here: Anna's Card

Dennis and Crisanne said...

Fun challenge! I always struggle with boy cards so here is my attempt:
www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1195975?cat=500&ppuser=162161
Thanks!

Stef H: (Illinois, US) said...

I did this a while ago for a color challenge at SCS but it seemed appropriate for this one. Hope it is and thanks for looking.

Have a great weekend.

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Great timing ... I needed 3 birthday cards so here's my contribution to this challenge: http://darscraftycreations.blogspot.com/2009/01/birthday-challenges.html

Fink said...
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Anonymous said...

I just found this blog and will definatly play along! Sounds like so much fun! Hopefully I can get to it soon! Not sure how we show you the product tho... guess i need to read more! OH! is that what Nr linky is for? we post it on our blog and youy come to look?
Katrina
http://krazyarmstrongks.blogspot.com

Fink said...

The card I did was to kill 2 birds/blogs with one stone! The sketch is from Paper Craft Planet & I made it a bday card for here!

my card

Hazel (Didos) said...

Hi all, hope youlike my card made with my new stamp, Hazel xox
Here's Mine!

Marianne said...

Hello Everyone!

Here is my card i made for this fun challenge !

Marianne

Katy said...

Here is my card for this challenge. Fun!

Ria said...

great challenge :) lovely work DT ;)
Here is my card

hugs Ria

Monika Reeck said...

Here is my card :)

http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1194247?nocache=1

Hope it the DT like my card

Love,
Monika Reeck

Monika Reeck said...

I am so sorry...here is Monika again

I have wrong link...here is my card http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1194247

Thanks for looking :)

Barbara said...

This is my first challenge at Stamp something. Hope you'll like my card :)

Hugs from Slovenia.

joanne wardle said...

here's mine
Birthday card

Pinklilac said...

Great challenge, and I hope you like my first stamping challenge. I have only a few stamps so I am now going to invest in some more, I have the bug now lol.You can find my card here
http://pinksandlilacs.blogspot.com/

Linda

Cheryl Koskakura said...

Again, great challenge! I had fun with it!
-Cher

http://stampingwithcher.blogspot.com/2009/01/todays-blog-candy-lulu-from-lulu-card.html

Sharon said...

I have my card finished!

Dana's Birthday

Mel said...

Great cards from the DT
Here`s mine Mad4Creations: Three challenges one card.#links#links
Thanks for looking
Mel x

Berenice said...

Hi there"
Here is my card

Happy Crafter said...

Fab cards from the DT's and great challenge :)
Thanks for looking :)
Val xxx

My Creative Outlet by Janna said...

Great cards! I'm glad to take part in the challenge! Here's mine:

http://jannascreativeoutlet.blogspot.com/2009/01/birthday-something.html

Lorraine Robertson said...

Great challenge theme to do at the start of the year...

Hey my hubby had a lot to do with this one...

HERE is the card...

Happy crafting
Lorraine xxx

Andrea said...

Super challenge, here is my card
xAndrea

Gracie Ann Tan said...

Ooh this is very timely. My DD just celebrated her 2nd birthday and I made a cake topper using stamped cupcake images and also made some goody bags using the same cupcake stamps. Here's a link to these projects:
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_4YJODgX4vn0/SWDQkVPVA9I/AAAAAAAAAjk/j3qlDP2iCJc/s1600-h/20090104_36.JPG

Monika Reeck said...

I realy like the callenge and love the nice Prize..here is again my Card :

http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1198000?cat=500&ppuser=191510

Have a nice weekend, Monika Reeck

♥ Lydia ♥ said...

Great DT work! x

Here is my entry.

sheffsue said...

So many birthdays to do....got me finally in gear.

sue x

postal orphan said...

Got out my stuff while cleaning my room and made a few things - thanks for the challenge, and thanks to Starving Artistamps for the generous giveaway!

http://postalorphan.blogspot.com/2009/01/time-to-play-and-blog-candy.html

Anna Persson said...

This was a perfect challange because I have a couple of B- days coming up!

Here's my card:
http://www.scrappiz.se/Coppermine/displayimage.php?pos=-82045

sumbine said...

Fabulous DT-work and a great price!

Here is my entry.
Thanks for looking!
Sabine

Crazy Creations said...

Cool blog Ill post my card today Thank for the chance to win

Crazy Creations said...

I forgot to put the s on my url http://cutecards.here.ws sorry Sarah ketchum

sarahw said...

Thanks for the great challenge!

-Agnes- said...

It's always a good idea to make a birthday card I think - you can never have enough of them! Please find my card here.

Stephanie said...

I love birthday cards! Great choice for a challenge.

Have a great day!

Jana said...

This was a fun challenge! I'm glad I got to play along.

http://stampingeek.blogspot.com/

Ellie said...

I love to make birthday cards! Just posted mine! (better late then never!)

Ellie said...

I linked the wrong one! (Sorry), I added the correct one right after. But I can't delete the wrong one.

Karen said...

A stamped & paper-pieced male birthday card here on my blog
Thanks for looking.

mybearybest said...

Here's my card! Just went to a 1yo boy's birthday party today. He's a cancer survivor diagnosed at just a few weeks, so it was quite the celebration. Thanks for looking! :)

http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1198534?nocache=1

~ Michelle

Anonymous said...

i have completed a birthday card for my brother
http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1198688?cat=500&ppuser=92434
thanks for looking
Debbie

debbie said...

second birthday card for the day
http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1198689?cat=500&ppuser=92434
thanks for looking
Debbie

Cat said...

Thanks for the challenge! I look forward to them every week!

rowee said...

Thnaks for the challenge. I made a birthday card for my mother;
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_RusX-4vALgQ/SXPzPtUhG2I/AAAAAAAAAW4/gpc4ca8bacE/s1600-h/003.JPG

Kerry said...

I just linked up my card. It's on my blog: www.capturingcreativity.blogspot.com
This was a perfect challenge for me this weekend because I needed to make a birthday card for my dad!

bolha said...

Fun challenge and great DT samples.
x Natasha x

The Garage Sale Diva said...

I continue to follow and love this blog! Here's my card:

http://thegaragesalediva.blogspot.com/

craft mad Jenny said...

great challenge,

Click here for mine.

Dancing With The Stamps said...

Wow, awesome challenge.
My entry is an American-themed card made for one of my best friends. I so hope I can do some more, because you can never have enough birthday cards.
Thank you for this challenge.
Katrin

Tink said...

Great challenge! I LOVE Starving artist stamps!!
Here's a link to my card..
http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c65/itstinkerbelle/birthday.jpg

Leonie said...

This theme is always great!

Here is my card!

~ Leonie ~

kozomara said...

Fab theme as always. Here is my card:

http://kozomara.wordpress.com/2009/01/19/stamp-something-birthday-somethings/

Pandessa said...

Hey! I just got the set I ahve been waiting for last week from you. I will make a card and share when it is done!

Thanks!

I LVE your stamps and the site!

southern fairy said...

here's mine

Daisychain said...

Great challenge, I needed another birthday card.

Hugs Christine x

Jerusha said...

I had a great time with this challenge! Thanks so much for the chance at the blog candy and the fun crafting time.

Pegg S said...

I just added my link! I hope to keep up with your challenges this year - it'll get me to stamp more and use up my supplies! :) Thanks!

cheribella said...

I would love to win this blog candy and you can find my birthday card here --- http://cheribella.wordpress.com/2008/11/05/a-birthday-card/

I made this for my SIL and I love it.
Cheri

Natalie said...

Lovely DT Cards. I have added my entry to my blog you can see it HERE

Natalie x

Hanne said...

Lovely challenge with some fabulous inspiration from the DT! I always have a birthday card to make, so here is my card for joining!

Hugs, Hanne:)

Maria Matter said...

I always need B'day cards...great challenge, thank you!
Love Mr Linky...thanks for that too!

Rhynah said...

I had fun with this week's challenge! I don't think anyone can have too many Birthday cards "in stock". :D

- Rhynah

Hazel said...

My birthday card is here

rentukkakuu said...

Here is my card!

Louise said...

Hi, love the challenge. Do I need to link my card here as well?
Just in case, HERE is my card
Louise x

samanthadesigns said...

Thank you so much for such a great challenge. I can always use more birthday cards in my stash.

Sinainn said...

Yay, I'm having so much fun doing cards again! I need those stamps! Heehee...

debbie said...

I am finding this a very useful challenge this week...
I have a lot of birthdays to work on...
http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1201472?cat=500&ppuser=92434
thanks
Debbie

The Larsen's said...

I used some of my Doodle Factory Stamps. Ahhh, I love Doodle Factory. Thanks for the Challenge!
k
http://thekristiesessions.blogspot.com/2009/01/birthday-somethings-challenge.html

SnappyStamper said...

Thanks so much~ as a 1st timer, I really enjoyed your challenge!

Everyone's cards are so cute!

Arielle

Monika Reeck said...

Another Birthday card from me :

http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1197997?cat=500&ppuser=191510

Thanks for the chance once again :)

Love

Monika

Rusha said...

Added some more - too fun!

SemSee said...

Hi there!
My card is here!
Thanks for looking.
Sem x

Cazzy said...

The birthday something is at the bottom of this post, I know it isn't the best but I did have bandaged fingers when I made it!


The widget thing is a good idea.

Cazzy

southernscraps said...

I'm so glad I discovered this blog. I love the challenge.

Julie said...

Hi,Fab challenge. My card is HERE
Julie x

craftyb said...

Hi SS DT - gorgeous creations from you! Hope you like my "effort"! bx

Ann said...

Love the gadget thingie - so easy to look at other people's cards.

Thanks for another great challenge.
Ann xxx

Joan said...

I know I'm under the wire - but I'll be making some birthday cards after school today!!!

Lynn said...

Here's the birthday card I created for my Mom: http://lwdesigns.blogspot.com/2009/01/bloomin-beautiful-quilt.html

Still need to make more b-day cards...january is a busy b-day month around here!

TheLittleFrog said...

I am sooo exited:))) Here is my card...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/littlefrogdesign/3217272879/

Shannon said...

One more birthday card for the week....this one being just for this challenge.

Julia said...

Thank you for this challenge - I got out of my "box" for this one!!

tiggertastic said...

finished my work, it is here thanks for looking

Sarah x

Chris said...

Thanks for a great challenge and the fabulous creations from the DT. Chris