Sunday, January 27, 2013

Challenge #4 Anything Goes/Color Twist

Welcome home everyone!  Here is our winner of last week's Challenge #3

#42 Lucy Patrick 
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(in no particular order)
   #48  -  Angelique

#17  -  Jackie

#31   -  Alyce
Congratulations  Ladies, please grab your badges! 

Now for Challenge #4 which is Anything Goes with an optional color twist

Blue, Cream and/or White

We have 3 sponsors this week:

We have a special treat, from Digi Stamps 4 Joy!  Our Guest Designer 
A member of the DS4J Design Team!
Jackie's wonderful design is a great kickoff to the Valentine Season.
Those of you who are playing Anything Goes with us, we would love to see some of your creations for February 14th!

Thanks, Margy,  for the wonderful sponsorship and thanks, Jackie for your beautiful project!

Here is the Design Teams inspiration, please click on their name to go to their blog and see what else our talented ladies have been up to!
My Heart Pieces




Next weeks challenge:   ANYTHING GOES - Optional theme is LOVE - can be anything you 
                                                                                             love: person, place, technique, color, etc. 

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Challenge #3 - Anything Goes - It Is Time To Kraft

Welcome to our house at 613 Avenue Create!  Well, last week was certainly a wonderful week and the projects submitted were Fantabulous!!!  This week, if you would like to play the twist, let us see your creations made with Kraft Paper.  Our design team has created some wonderful Kraft projects to give you a little inspiration!

#195  KIM BELL
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(in no particular order)
   #25   -  Dawn C
#106  -  Jackie
#135  -  Linda 

Congratulations to our Winner and Top Three.  Ladies, please grab your badges.  

Our Winner this week will receive 7 images from:


Bugaboo Teddy Cupcake

Bugaboo Cupcake

Bugaboo JJ It's 5'oclock Somewhere

Granny Time

Stella Tidbits - Good Morning

We only have one rule, please make sure you link to your project and not your main blog.  Thanks for playing on our street, in our neighborhood!  Good luck!

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Welcome Back for Challenge #2!

Hi Everyone!  Wow we were overwhelmed by all of the entries in our 1st Challenge!  There is such amazing talent out there in blog land!  Thank you for inspiring us with your wonderful creations!  Now for the difficult part choosing the winner and top 3!

Winner Challenge #1

#6  Marissa Isabel

Top 3 
(in no particular order)
#11 Suzette
#148 Amelia
#142 Laura Love
*The winner(s) should contact Chana at avenue613@hotmail.com
and please grab your badges on the right!

Now for Challenge #2 Anything Goes

Our sponsors this week are:

Here is some inspiration from the Avenue "C" DT

QKR - Nurse Mousie

Eureka - Best Friends Sitting

Eureka - Frog On Banjo

QKR - Summer Treat

QKR - Summer Treat

QKR - Nurse Mousie

Eureka - Frog On Banjo
FRANCINE - Confiseries Papier

Saturday, January 5, 2013


Welcome, Everyone, to our new home!  We are just so excited to kick off our new challenge in our new home.  Kathi, the Designers and I look forward to having you join us here on the Block and we hope that you, too, will become residents at 613 Avenue "C"reate!  Hugz, Chana

Our Sponsor This Week is Bugaboo Stamps!
The challenge winner will receive 7 Digital Stamps of  their choice!

We would like to thank Desire Fourie for agreeing to join us as our inaugural Guest Designer.  I am sure that many of you have seen her work and already know about her amazing talent.
I have been born and bred in the friendly city of Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape (South Africa) and currently reside in Johannesburg.
I am a keen Photographer. Avid Gardener. Energetic Hiker. Ad hoc Race Walker/Jogger. Addicted to Spinning. Scrapaholic. Committed Scrapbook & Card Teacher. Founder/Manager Doing Life Online Shoppe www.doinglife.co.za . Bedazzled Beader. Card creator. Mosaic Enthusiast. PA/Secretary/Bookkeeper. Chocoholic.

I started my personal blog http://www.desiref.blogspot.com way back in January 2006. DOING LIFE mainly showcases my passions for photography, CARDmaking, scrapbooking and various other crafts as well as reporting about (scrap) happenings in my day-to-day life.  I have met amazing like minded friends in cyber space, some of whom have become real life friends as well.  I have been teaching scrapbooking and cardmaking on an ongoing basis since 2002.      In the words of Richard Jeffries:  "The hours when the mind is absorbed by beauty are the only hours we live."

Here's The Design Team's Inspiration for this week

Tea Time - Tea Cup
Sentiment by Gina K Designs
Stella - Retirement

Grumpy Gertrude GPS

Bugaboo Angels  - No Sunshine (teabag card)

Ruby - Chocolate

JJ Sewing


Stick Boy - Soccer


Challenge Guidelines:

1.  Your project must be a new creation..no backlinking.
2.  The winning designer will be invited to be our Guest Designer for a future challenge.
3.  We will choose 1 one winner plus the next top three designs.
4.  We will not use a random generator to choose our winner or top three.