Friday, July 13, 2018

Color Dare #301--Poppy, Lemon and Willow

Thank you to all the Talented Crafters who join us to share their artwork using Close to My Heart colors. We are happy to have you sharing art in our Gallery and please invite your friends to our Buddy Program.  


This week we are challenging you to "All and Only" using these colors: Poppy, Lemon and Willow. We use CTMH color names for reference... however, you are welcome to use any products as long as you match closest to the colors below. Black and White are always free to use but please Do Not Use any other colors.

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All challenges last for 2 weeks to give you extra time to get your creative juices flowing. The Design Team will award weekly blog badges for their favorite entries and a random prize winner will be drawn from all winning entries each month.

Here is some inspiration from our awesome Design Team. If you have a chance please stop by our blogs to see how we made these projects and leave a comment. 
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Now it's your turn. Take a picture of your project and upload it to your blog. Make sure you include our link and challenge picture in your post. Then link your post to our site, using the link to your post, not your blog. See our Rules Tab for complete rules. Most importantly, have fun! We look forward to visiting your blogs and commenting.

Don’t have a blog? You can still enter by posting your photo to our Facebook page here...Or other Online Galleries such as Pinterest, Split Coast Stampers or Instagram. Include in the comments section how you made your card, then copy the URL and paste the URL into the Linky tool below.

Our Weekly Challenges are open for two weeks, you have until July 26th to enter this Challenge. 


Don't forget we are celebrating our 300th challenge with a mystery box giveaway.  You still have time to enter challenge #300 for your chance to win.  Check out the details here.




Our previous challenge Color Dare #300, (Bashful, Mink and Pacifica) is open until Thursday evening July 19th so you can still share your work Click here  



Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Winners ~ Color Dare #296, #297 and #298

Thank you to all participants for sharing amazing Artwork 
We are inspired by your unique and creative take on our challenging color combinations and hope you had fun.
Please invite your friends to play along




WINNERS - COLOR DARE #296
We challenged you to use CTMH Colors

Toffee, Juniper, Pomegranate (Opt. Gold)

Our Diamond Award Winner is:  Janice in ID  


Our Emerald Award Winner is:  Jody Gustafson 


Our Ruby Award Winner is:  Sarah Stone 


WINNERS - COLOR DARE #297

We challenged you to use CTMH Colors
Nutmeg, Glacier, Sorbet


Our Diamond Award Winner is:  Julie Aston   


Our Emerald Award Winner is:  Steffi H   

Our Ruby Award Winner is:  Jody Gustafson

Our Sapphire Award Winner is: KT Fit Kitty




WINNERS - COLOR DARE #298
We challenged you to use CTMH Colors
N.E. Ivy, Linen, Blossom (Opt. Gold or Silver)

Our Diamond Award Winner is: Sarah Stone 


Our Emerald Award Winner is: Jody Gustafson 


Our Ruby Award Winner is: Heartful Stamper 


Our Sapphire Award Winner is: Mare


Congratulations to our Winners 



Please stop by the Award Winner's Blogs and leave them some love about their fabulous creations.  Be sure to grab your NEW Winner Blog Badge found under the Blog Badges tab at the top of this post. 


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Our weekly challenges are two weeks so you still have time to create and enter the following challenges - hope that you'll come join us again. We use CTMH color names for reference... however, you are welcome to use any products as long as you match closest to the colors below. Black and White are always free to use but please Do Not Use any other colors.  




Closes at 9:00 p.m. CT on Thursday, July 12th, 2018 - Tic Tac Toe, Your choice of (3) colors or more, see detail 




Challenge #300 
Closes at 9:00 p.m. CT on Thursday, July 19th, 2018


BRING A FRIEND INTO THE CHALLENGE OF COLORS

 AND BE ELIGIBLE FOR RANDOM DRAW FOR JUNE 


Have a great day




Friday, July 6, 2018

Color Dare #300--Bashful, Mink and Pacifica and Prize Alert!

We are celebrating this week! We have reached the 300th Color Dare challenge. That's 6 years of providing a creative challenge featuring Close to My Heart colors.  We've seen many wonderful colors come and go and have had lots of fun (and creative challenges) with all of them.

It started several years ago when blog originator Sarah Stone asked on a Close to My Heart Bulletin Board if anyone would be interested in participating in a Close to My Heart colors challenge back in 2012. Many of us responded yes and she started the Color My Heart Color Dare blog to challenge us to use the wonderful CTMH colors.  The first edition of the Color My Heart Color Dare blog was on May 25, 2012. At the end of 2012 Sarah had a Design Team call and invited 7 of us to join the first ever Color My Heart Color Dare Design Team which began in January 2013.  (Only Marie Flayer is still with the Color Dare DT.)  Thank you Sarah for your vision and hard work in getting this Color Dare challenge blog going for so many of us to enjoy! Thank you also to the many wonderful DT members, Guest Designers and participants for all the hard work and inspiration they have provided.

Since this is such a special Color Dare we are going to invite the Diamond Award Winner for challenge #300 to select colors for a future Color Dare challenge. Sounds like fun, doesn't it?

This blog title says "Prize Alert!" so it's time to explain that.





How would you like to win a US Priority Medium sized box full of stamps, papers, embellishments?  It will be a Mystery Box packed full with Close to My Heart supplies! To be eligible for the prize you must do 2 things--create and enter challenge #300 AND leave a comment on this blog post that says you would like to win this prize. (Must be a US resident to win this Mystery Box).

This week we are challenging you to "All and Only" using these colors: Bashful, Mink and Pacifica. We use CTMH color names for reference... however, you are welcome to use any products as long as you match closest to the colors below. Black and White are always free to use but please Do Not Use any other colors.

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All challenges last for 2 weeks to give you extra time to get your creative juices flowing. The Design Team will award weekly blog badges for their favorite entries and a random prize winner will be drawn from all winning entries each month.

Here is some inspiration from our awesome Design Team. If you have a chance please stop by our blogs to see how we made these projects and leave a comment. 


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Now it's your turn. Take a picture of your project and upload it to your blog. Make sure you include our link and challenge picture in your post. Then link your post to our site, using the link to your post, not your blog. See our Rules Tab for complete rules. Most importantly, have fun! We look forward to visiting your blogs and commenting.

Don’t have a blog? You can still enter by posting your photo to our Facebook page here...Or other Online Galleries such as Pinterest, Split Coast Stampers or Instagram. Include in the comments section how you made your card, then copy the URL and paste the URL into the Linky tool below.

Our Weekly Challenges are open for two weeks, you have until July 19th to enter this Challenge. 




Our previous challenge Color Dare #299, (Fresh Air Paper Palette Tic Tac Toe Board) is open until Thursday evening July 12th so you can still share your work Click here




Friday, June 29, 2018

Color Dare - Tic Tac Toe "Fresh Air" Color Palette


Thank you to all the Talented Crafters who join us to share their artwork using Close to My Heart colors. We are happy to have you sharing art in our Gallery and please invite your friends to our Buddy Program.

You get to choose (3) or more colors from a Tic-Tac-Toe board using the Close to My Heart color palette from the featured paper pack of this month "Fresh Air". We use CTMH color names for reference. However, you are welcome to use any products as long as you match closest to the colors below:








Choice of so many color combinations...Please identify the three colors in a row/column or diagonal of your choice. You may also add any or all of the other colors from the Tic-Tac-Toe board.

All challenges last for 2 weeks to give you extra time to get your creative juices flowing. The Design Team will award weekly blog badges for their favorite entries and a random prize winner will be drawn from all winning entries each month.

Here is some inspiration from our awesome Design Team. If you have a chance please stop by our blogs to see how we made these projects and leave a comment.


Michelle Loncar
Used all colors except Black and White.


Debi Gardner



Melanie Richards
Left column + a few other Colors


Alyson Mayo
Top Row and Diagonal to the Right



Tracey Pierce
Diagonal to the Right

Suzanne Reynolds
Diagonal to the Right

All colors

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Now it's your turn. Take a picture of your project and upload it to your blog. Make sure you include our link and challenge picture in your post. Then link your post to our site, using the link to your post, not your blog. See our Rules Tab for complete rules. Most importantly, have fun! We look forward to visiting your blogs and commenting.

Don’t have a blog? You can still enter by posting your photo to our Facebook page here...Or other Online Galleries such as Pinterest, Split Coast Stampers or Instagram. Include in the comments section how you made your card, then copy the URL and paste the URL into the Linky tool below.

Our Weekly Challenges are open for two weeks, you have until June 28th to enter this Challenge.

Our previous challenge Color Dare #298, is open until Thursday evening July 5th so you can still share your work Click here.

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Friday, June 22, 2018

Color Dare #298 New England Ivy, Linen, Blossom and Silver or Gold Optional

Thank you to all the Talented Crafters who join us to share their artwork using Close to My Heart colors. We are happy to have you sharing art in our Gallery and please invite your friends to our Buddy Program.

This week we are challenging you to "All and Only" using these colors: New England Ivy, Linen, Blosssom and Gold or Silver optional. We use CTMH color names for reference... however, you are welcome to use any products as long as you match closest to the colors below. Black and White are always free to use but please Do Not Use any other colors.



All challenges last for 2 weeks to give you extra time to get your creative juices flowing. The Design Team will award weekly blog badges for their favorite entries and a random prize winner will be drawn from all winning entries each month.

Here is some inspiration from our awesome Design Team. If you have a chance please stop by our blogs to see how we made these projects and leave a comment. 







Now it's your turn. Take a picture of your project and upload it to your blog. Make sure you include our link and challenge picture in your post. Then link your post to our site, using the link to your post, not your blog. See our Rules Tab for complete rules. Most importantly, have fun! We look forward to visiting your blogs and commenting.

Don’t have a blog? You can still enter by posting your photo to our Facebook page here...Or other Online Galleries such as Pinterest, Split Coast Stampers or Instagram. Include in the comments section how you made your card, then copy the URL and paste the URL into the Linky tool below.

Our Weekly Challenges are open for two weeks, you have until June 28th to enter this Challenge. 




Our previous challenge Color Dare #297, is open until Thursday evening June 28th so you can still share your work Click here





AND, Don't Forget to play along with Double Trouble Challenge 3 again this week still partnering with Color Dare #297 using Glacier, Sorbet and Nutmeg.  See what trouble you can get into and share your project with us.  Double Trouble Challenge 3 closes on July 1st.  


Go here to view our General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) notice.