Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Countdown to CHA Be Inspired #40

Welcome, Welcome!

We couldn't wait for Wednesday to come to show you all the wonderful Inspirations the Design Team has put forth for you!

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Want a sketch challenge this week? Let's face it who doesn't like a sketch right?
Use the sketch below as a stepping stone, you can rotate it, add more etc... The design team challenge this week was to feature the Herringbone folder

Bonus folder this week is the Textile folder!





Provided by Mlamarredesigns :)

Isn't it Amazing the wonderful designs our team has created using the provided sketch? Wowzers!

We want to thank the Design Team from 2 red Bananas for participating in our sketch challenge this week!










































































































































Deb Felts (2 Red Bananas)

Jeanette Fincher (2 Red Bananas)







Wendy Kastne (2 Red Bananas)

Teresa Grau(2 Red Bananas)







Cassie Larson

Cassie Larson








Ingrid Danvers

Jenyfur Pohl








Hanneke van Dalen

Hanneke van Dalen (alternate view)








Betty Brett (front)

Betty Brett (inside)








Shantaie Fowler (card)

Shantaie Fowler (card and bag))







Rosemary Zuba

Nathalia Castellon







June Houck

Karen Maldonado







Ewonne Ek

Beth Ullman








Amber Goble

Heidi Van Laar







Jenn Koss

Angie Tieman







Jackie Gallagher

Tracy Pounds







Michelle Borsack

Terrie Bailey (tag)







Terrie Bailey

TerrieBailey (Christmas card)







Sonia Kertznus

Meda Halmaciu







Dannisdoodles (card 1)

Dannisdoodles (card 2)







Dannisdoodles (card 3)

Dannisdoodles (card 4)




Dannisdoodles (ensemble)



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We are excited to see what you have created, please leave a link below and let us know what you think of the challenge and the Inspirations the design team provided. If you are uploading your projects to online galleries, please use keyword CuttlebugBI40

The more participation we get for this week the more folders we will be giving away!
You have until July 31 to enter all the challenges for the month :)



We are striving to bring you the best challenges and inspirations weekly. Tell us what kind of challenges you would like to see on this blog?

As always don't forget to help us get 1500 followers by the end of this month. Add us to your blog and becoming a follower. :)

Have a fantastic week, Happy Scrapping.
Maggie

74 COMMENTS:

Ramona said...

I really love that folder. It is one of those folders that you can do so much with. All the projects are wonderful this week so I am soooooo glad we did not have to pick a favorite.

Deanna Cosgrove said...

Wow, I love that Herringbone folder. I can see how versatile it can be. Think that's gonna be a "must have" folder ;)
Love all the inspiration ladies!!
Gonna have to try the sketch thing this week............deanna

Anja (scrappie) said...

Wow another great folder help I'll want them all....I love all the projects that are made and love the sketch I sure gonna give it a try.

Kard Queen said...

June, love the whimsical card, especially the positioning of the ribbon. Great touch! Can't wait to see what all the ladies to next.

Jewls said...

Awesome cards from the DT!!!!

Katarina said...

Not sure if this is the place to post my card, but here goes:

kamadesign

Terrie B x said...

Such `Beautiful` creatins Ladies Great use of the sketch TFI:) xxx

Danielle said...

So, is there not going to be a Mr. Linky this time? I love all of the projects. Fantastic!!! Thanks for the wonderful inspiration :D
Blessings~ Danielle

Anita said...

Great sketch.
Here is my card
http://a-la-kaart.blogspot.com/2009/07/cuttlebug-challenge.html#comments

Ruth M said...

Wow, what great cards from everyone and all so different, loads of inspiration to be had! Really loved the sketch too, it worked great with a rectangular card as well as the square format.

Here's my card for the challenge.
http://flowersparkle.blogspot.com/2009/07/cuttlebug-be-inspired-challenge-40-card.html

Maureen said...

My card is on my blog - http://maureensmixture.blogspot.com/

Kelly said...

Don't see mr.linky....

here is my card this week, used the snowflake embossing folder for the texture.

thanks for these great challenges and the opportunity to win some great folders (love my bug!)

http://lamaisondepapier.blogspot.com/2009/07/once-there-was-snowman.html

Lisa said...

I enjoy seeing the variety the DT comes up with on their projects! Thanks for the inspiration!
here's my link:
http://bylisac.blogspot.com/2009/07/elephant-card.html

Meli Mitchell said...

Mr. Linky is totally on strike today. He's not showing up on anyone's blogs!

Anyway, here's my card:
http://theglittergoddess.blogspot.com/2009/07/challenging.html

Deborah March said...

FABULOUS inspiration this week!! WOW!! Here's mine:

http://cardsandthings.blogspot.com/2009/07/christmas-in-july.html

Shantaie said...

What an incredible dispaly from the DT this week WOW!! Everyones work is outstanding!!

Made by Mandy said...

Loving all the sneak peaks of the new folders. Great DT samples, you really do inspire me.

Mandy's Card

KimmyS said...

I totally love the Heringbone folder - it is my second fave after the stars now and the DT as usually have ROCKED the challenge.

here is my take
http://kimsonksen.typepad.com/scrapping_on_the_edge/2009/07/be-inspired-40-.html

Rose-Anne said...

http://croppinrose.blogspot.com/2009/07/kaisercraft-and-cuttlebug-card.html
Here is my card for the challenge.

Billie said...

GREAT Sketch this week and wonderful cards DT!

Here is my card. http://billiesscrappetique.blogspot.com/2009/07/cuttlebug-challenge-40.html#links

Danielle said...

This sketch was so much fun :) I didn't exactly know what using the textile folder was, so I used Swiss Dots. Hope that's ok :) Here is my card:
http://lifeonelayoutatatime.blogspot.com/2009/07/cuttlebug-challenge-40.html
Thanks so much for another great challenge.....Might need to start looking for a 12 step program LOL
Danielle Wycough

Anja (scrappie) said...

Had again much fun working with this challenge so you can find my take on the challenge HERE

SJDWolf said...

Okay this is my first ever "sketch" card. I really love all the inspirational designs by the design team. Here's my entry since mister linky is on holiday.

http://sarahs-crafty.blogspot.com/2009/07/this-is-my-entry-for-cuttlebug.html

Martha said...

It has been a while since I entered, but finally I had the time to sit down and make a card for the cuttlebug challenges.
Here it is:
http://marthastiens.blogspot.com/2009/07/cuttlebug-challenges-be-inspired-40.html
Martha

muriel said...

Great sketch and such talented DT !! thank you for inspiring.

Here is my card for this week

http://muriella.typepad.com/muriella/2009/07/cuttlebug-challenge-be-inspired-40.html

No Mr linky !?!!? so much more convenient to visit participant's blogs.

Savitri said...

Fun sketch! Here's my take on it: A Note for You

Piali said...

Wow !! Lovely sample cards.. Love the new folder, its on the wishlist now.
Here is my cardfor the sketch.
Thanks
Piali

Robynhspace.blogspot.com said...

This was a great challenge. I loved all the examples.
Here is mine.
http://robynhspace.blogspot.com/2009/07/cbi-40.html

Carla said...

Thanks for a great sketch prompt this week. This was so awesome to use as a starting point and the designer's samples were so pretty!

My card can be found by linking here: http://creativeorganization.blogspot.com/2009/07/cuttlebug-sketch-challenge.html

Thanks for much for looking! I hope you like it!

My blog address is:
www.creativeorganization.blogspot.com

Carla G.

CrafteeCC (Cathy) said...

I love what the DT have done. I look forward to CB challenges each week.

here is my card

Susanne said...

Hello!

Thank you for the great sketch.

Here is my card.

Thanks
Susanne

Lyn S said...

I don't see Mr Linky anywhere, so here's MY CARD

Rosanne said...

Terrific sketch, here is the link to my card:
http://rosannes-blog.blogspot.com/2009/07/first-magnolia-card.html

or click here

Lisa Somerville said...

Mr. Linky appears to be in hiding! Great sketch - here's my card

http://www.lisasomerville.com/2009/07/babies-are-angels-on-earth.html

Tasha said...

Herringbone is definitely going on the wish list!
Since Mr. Linky is still in hiding, witness protection program maybe? I'll post my link here. http://scrapphotofamilyme.blogspot.com/2009/07/another-cuttlebug-challenge-card.html

beadz said...

Here is the link for my card this week. I got my new folders from HSN - Yay!!! Love them all!

http://ginicagle.blogspot.com/2009/07/card-for-my-cuttlebug-challenges.html

- - Sheryl - - said...

I also used a new folder from the 11 happy pack (lol) from HSN.
The Herringbone folder was used on the back card piece and I used a portion of the Flourish Frame to emboss the hearts. here's my card

AnItA mArIe said...

....im so just loving all the Cuttlebug Challenges.... here is my card http://neat-n-crafty.blogspot.com/2009/07/cuttlebug-challenge-40.html

java diva said...

Herringbone is a MUST have!! Cannot wait to get it!
Here's my take on the CBI40: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1417781?cat=500&ppuser=12495
TFL :)

Michelle aka Otomon said...

I love this Herringbone folder! I'm so glad you guys let us know the HSN schedule so I was able to get them early. Very inspiring cards by the DT! Here's mine:
http://michelletreiber.blogspot.com/2009/07/another-cardwoo-hoo.html

Jamie said...

I love all the layout samples! Well here is my entry for this week.

Jamie said...

I posted a comment and I thougt it would include the link, not sure it did so here it is again
http://jamie-thegreenefamily.blogspot.com/

Calie said...

Loved the sketch! I'm going to have to use it again! My take on the sketch. http://caliescreativecorner.blogspot.com/2009/07/heroes-card.html

Monika/Buzsy said...

Fabulous sketch and sample cards! Here is my card. PS:Love the new folders!

Annelies said...

Beautiful samples and great sketch to work with! Here's my card . Greetings from Belgium, Annelies

Lesley said...

Here is my take on the challenge!!

http://alwaysplayingwithpaper.blogspot.com/2009/07/pile-it-on-challenge-mostly-orange.html

Smiles,
Lesley ;)

Sandee said...

Cuttlebug BI #40
This is my first post on this site. Love the site!

I think the herringbone folder is one that will be used a lot!

Here is my entry:

http://my-moment-in-time.blogspot.com/2009/07/cuttlebug-new-herringbone-embossing.html

Jackie Solomon said...

Thanks for the fun challenge. Loved the sketch and I'll surely be using it again. Here's My Entry

Denise said...

Thanks DT for all the tutorials that you've been posting, it's been a great inspiration.
Here's My Card

Brenda said...

Love the samples again! WOW, the design team is doing a great job! Here's my take on the card ~
http://roseblossomlegacies.blogspot.com/2009/07/cuttlebug-challenge-40.html

Kimberly said...

I just love all of the creations that the DT has made. They are just beautiful!! :) Thanks for the chance to win some great CB folders! All of these folders are awesome and of course I want them all! :)

Here is my link for the sketch.
http://kimberlytrevskrafts.blogspot.com/2009_07_20_archive.html

Eveline said...

HERE is my card for CB#40. I always enjoy the challenges here. The work by the DT members is super, a joy to look at.
Eveline.

Kristen Swain said...

wow- stunning projects!! great sketch too!

here is my card!
http://scrapinkris.blogspot.com/2009/07/so-much-to-share-today.html
thanks!
kris

Sandee said...

My entry was the first time for this site. Where do they post our entries???
Thanks.
Sandee
http://my-moment-in-time.blogspot.com/

Deanna Cosgrove said...

Finally finished mine up. I don't see Mr. Linky so Here is my entry

marla said...

A very fun sketch. Here is my card for this challenge:

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd91/kmslhowell/P7210294.jpg

Devon said...

here is my entry http://devonscraps.blogspot.com/2009/07/cuttlebug-challenge_21.html
thanks for all the great inspiration!

Deanna said...

Here is my card for the sketch...

http://deespapertree.blogspot.com/2009/07/cuttlebug-challenges-be-inspired-40.html

Awesoem inspiration btw!

Dee
:)

redmom said...

Love all the DT samples, this was a fun sketch to work with!!!

http://redmomscraps.blogspot.com/2009/07/another-card.html

Debbie said...

Love all the design team projects - just amazing!!!

Here is my Card

Thanks for the sketch :)
Debbie
x

CrafteeCC (Cathy) said...

Just noticed my link was not working ;-(
have placed it again

http://crafteecc.blogspot.com/2009/07/cuttlebug-be-inspired-40.html

here is my card

Janelle said...

Whew. Finally getting to the final two challenges. Here is mine for #40: http://showandtellblog.typepad.com/show-and-tell/2009/07/happy-heart.html

The design team sure is putting out some amazing samples!

Ramona said...

I could not find Mr. Linky! So here is my card. I really had fun doing this card.
http://inkpresseddesigns.blogspot.com/2009/07/cuttlebug-challenges-countdown-to-cha.html

Terri said...

Very cool folder. I finally had time to give the sketch a try. http://terrbear38.blogspot.com/2009/07/technique-tuesday-video.html Great Sketch!

Donna said...

Wow! The DT has done some marvelous work! The Herringbone folder will be fun to have and use! You can view my card at my blog. The card is here! Thanks for checking my card out!

Char- The Mad Shopper said...

I really love all of the inspiration from the DT. You can find my take on the sketch on my blog: Paper Crafts, Pass It On

Kelly said...

love the ideas, keep them coming!

TropicLuv said...

Aloha! This is my first time to enter a Cuttlebug Challenge. I really enjoyed doing the card and hope I followed your format! Love the blog here, it's very inspiring. So many creative designs. Great work all of you!

Jewls said...

Gorgeous folder, so versatile.
Love the sketch too :)

Helen F. said...

I love the new folder, can't wait to pick that one up. In the mean time, I just entered Cuttlebug Challenge #40 and on my way to make a Gate Card! Whoo Hooo

Dorothy said...

I am trying to complete 4 of the challenges, though I am not sure I really got the rules right!
Great examples and cute sketch.
Dorothy /etsdas

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