September Challenge - Lace and Flowers

Can you believe it! It's the final week of August and time to announce more winners.  We are all excited and send congrats to all our winners, and we're just as excited to offer yet another challenge.  This month we have a new sponsor and a fabulous theme that we think you're going to enjoy.  Bring out the pearls, ribbon, lace, flowers and anything else to make it frilly and girly.

September's Challenge
Ribbon/Lace and/or Flowers

The winners this month will win gorgeous images from Rick St. Dennis, our newest sponsor.  Check out his bio below:

                          Rick St. Dennis MFA 

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 Onasis amongst others. 
His images are intricate and range from shabby chic all the way to gothic and mystical.  If you haven't already, take time to check out his etsy site.

You can find the rules for entering any of my challenges by clicking the "Rules Tab" above.

Our guest designer this month is Aletha and she has a lot of talent to share. Check out her gorgeous creation! Click below to see more of her work.

Aletha Williams


Now let's see what my girls have created for you.



       Gabbi


Recipe: Copics Used
Skin:  E000, 00, 11, 21
Blouse:  E41, 42, 43, 47, 45
Pants: G21, 24, 28
Basket: E31, 33,35,57,55
Gabbi used MME paper, a bit of stitching around the card and a mixture of Wild Orchid and Recollections floral embellishments.

  Ari

Recipe: Copics Used
Skin:  E11, 00, 000
Hair:  E49, 47, 44, 42, 40
Skirt: E49, 47, 44, 42
Scarf: G94, YG63, G21, YG01
Blouse: E53, 51, 50
Ari's inside view showing how she used the negative of a die cut as space for a personal message.   CS is Recollections and the DP is DCWV.  The leaves were cut using a Spellbinders die and flowers are all from Wild Orchid.

Lesia (Mema)

Recipe: Copics Used
Skin:  E000, 00, 21, 11
Hair:  E21, 25, 29
Hat:  B91, 93, 95, 97, 99, R81, 83, 85
Fur: E42, 43, 44, 47
CS: Paper Studio and DP: MME "Blush". Used Spellbinders Circle Classic and Scalloped, Memory Box Flourish and Tim Holtz Distress Ink

So now its your turn.  Enter your projects below, we're excited to see what you do with this month's theme.


6 comments:

Beth F. said...

What a wonderful challenge!

Beebeebabs said...

Beautiful work!!!

Aletha J. Williams said...

Beautiful work ladies! Your skill with Rick's images is amazing. Thanks so much for choosing Rick St. Dennis as your sponsor this month.

Wendy said...

Wonderful design team samples. Don't you just love working with Rick St. Dennis stamps. Thank you for the challenge!

ValByDesign, Valerie said...

Wow, your DT samples are gorgeous. And the sponsor's images look REALLY fun to work with!

Hettie said...

What a wonderful challenge site and great inspiration pieces. I hope to play along again at some point.
xx

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