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Monday, November 17, 2014

Squigglefly Challenge #46, SFC4614 Give me a SQUARE Deal

Welcome to the Squigglefly Challenge Blog!

Hello everyone! Welcome to this week's Squigglefly Challenge. First let us congratulate our winner from last week's challenge.  The Challenge last week was to create a Christmas card, with a twist to use non-Christmas colors if desired.  The winner is Alicia Borowski for her stunning card using Snowman Bird from Fawn Palmer.
  
This week's winner can please contact Holly at usyungs@gmail.com for your prize.
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This week's challenge is SFC4614 Give me a SQUARE Deal
For this week's challenge you simply need to create a square card. You are welcome to share a holiday theme card, but holiday themes are not required as long as your card is square.  We can't wait to see what you create. We'd love for you to use a Squigglefly image, to be prize eligible it's required, but everyone is welcome to play along.

Let's start with some great examples from the Holley Hobbyists:

Pat Martin created this gorgeous square card with a lovely brown background  I just love how everything stands out so boldly on this cardstock.  This beautiful image is called Ho Ho Ho Snowmen from artist Cheryl Alger. 
 
Kecia Waters  created this fun card using a new sentiment available at the store.  This hilarious image is called All About Dad from artist Cheryl Alger.  What a delightful birthday card or new year card.
 
Elizabeth Hart made this adorable square card  this week using a super cute stamp from artist  Cheryl Alger.  How cute is this?  This image  is called Maddie the Red-Nosed Reindeer.  Doesn't she make you feel jolly?
 
Jen Leeflang created this beautifully made square Christmas card.  This gorgeous image is from artist Pamela Lehto and is called Old World Santa Christmas & Holly Wreath.    I just love her beautiful coloring and the way it makes the Santa stand out on this card.
 
Darlene Pavlick created this gorgeous winter theme card with beautiful birds and holly from artist Sal Scheibe. She's using beautiful bling for snow and a Merry Christmas sentiment. This image is Christmas Birds.
 
Linda Weber created this adorable kitty card using a new image from  Niina Niskanen. This cute image is called Cat in the basket.  Don't know love her layout?  Those cute yarn balls!
 

And lastly, I (Holley Barnhart from Holley's Blog) have a wonderful image from artist Sal Scheibe and is called Gothic Christmas.  I decided to color everything in greys except for the girl, don't you love her Skeleton hair pin?


I hope these cards have inspired you to make a card to play along this week.  You are always welcome to play no matter what images you use, but to be eligible for the prize, please use at least one stamp from Squigglefly!

We realize that many people don't have blogs, but instead participate in our challenges using on-line galleries. We love that you are helping us spread the word about Squigglefly! However, many of the galleries require passwords and not all of us at Squigglefly belong to every gallery or group. To help us make sure we don't miss your artwork, we are asking that if you do use an online gallery that you leave us a comment on the challenge post. That way we'll be sure to have a member of the Squigglefly team who is a member of that gallery (SCS, CDAC, PCP, etc) can validate your entry.

1.) If you up-load your creation to any on-line photo galleries, please use SFC4614 for your keywords when loading your creation photo there. 1b) please leave a comment on the challenge blog post so that someone from Squigglefly can validate your entry for the prize.

2) You don't *have* to include a Squigglefly image on your creation, but in order to qualify for the prize you will need to use one! You can also combine SF images with non-SF images to qualify! Don't have one? There are several FREEBIES you can grab from the Squigglefly store, hop on over there. Those images will qualify you for the prize.

3) You have one week to complete the challenge and it will close Sunday evening. The winner will be announced at the same time the new challenge post comes up...so be sure to check back EVERY Monday to see if you are a winner!

4) Please leave a direct link to your entry in the comments below. The linking tool works sporadically and we don't want to miss your project! (No back-linking please.)

Monday, November 10, 2014

New Challenge-SFC4514-Make a Christmas Card

Welcome to the Squigglefly Challenge Blog!

Hello everyone! Welcome to this week's Squigglefly Challenge. First let's announce last week's winner.  Last weeks challenge was to Use Patterned Paper.  
 The winner is : Pinky.
Pinky used Squigglefly image Makeup by artist Robin Willis.
 She also used SF image Makeup Queen by Squigglefly. 
The winner can please contact Holly at usyungs@gmail.com for your prize.
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This week's challenge is SFC4514....Make a Christmas Card...as a bonus-use non-traditional colors.

This week's challenge is to make a Christmas card. For a bonus-used Non-traditional colors.
 (We'd love for you to use a Squigglefly image, to be prize eligible it's required, but everyone is welcome to play along.)
Let's start with some great examples from Rhonda's Rowdy Rascals...

Linda used Squigglefly image: Christmas Elf Dancer by artist Sal Scheibe .

Kathy used Squigglefly image: Ho Ho Ho by artist Cheryl Alger Grant.

Lynn used Squigglefly image: Star Light Star Bright by artist Cheryl Grant Alger.

Shirley used Squigglefly image: Kris Kringle by Marla Shega.

Nancy used Squigglefly image: Large Holly Wreath with Bow by Pam Lehto .

Carolyn
Carolyn has used Squigglefly image: Chrismtas Tree with candles and Holly by artist Pam Lehto.

I have used Squigglefly image: Which list Snowman by Cheryl Alger Grant.

I  hope these cards have inspired you to make a card to play along this week.  You are always welcome to play no matter what images you use, but to be eligible for the prize, please use at least one stamp from Squigglefly!

We  realize that many people don't have blogs, but instead participate in our challenges using on-line galleries. We love that you are helping us spread the word about Squigglefly!  However, many of the galleries require passwords and not all of us at Squigglefly belongs to every gallery or group. To help us make sure we don't miss your artwork, we are asking that if you do use an online gallery that you leave us a comment on the challenge post. That way we'll be sure to have a member of the Squigglefly  team who is a member of that gallery (SCS, CDAC, PCP, etc) can validate your entry.

1.) If you up-load your creation to any on-line photo galleries, please use SFC4514 for  your keywords when loading your creation photo there. 1b) please leave a comment on the challenge blog post so that someone from Squigglefly can validate your entry for the prize.

2) You don't *have* to include a Squigglefly image on your creation, but in order to qualify for the prize you will need to use one! You can also combine SF images with non-SF images to qualify! Don't have one? There are several FREEBIES you can grab from the Squigglefly store, hop on over there. Those images will qualify you for the prize.

3) You have one week to complete the challenge and it will close Sunday evening. The winner will be announced at the same time the new challenge post comes up...so be sure to check back EVERY Monday to see if you are a winner!

4) Please leave a direct link to your entry in the comments below. The linking tool works sporadically and we don't want to miss your project! (No back-linking please.)





Monday, November 3, 2014

Squigglefly Challenge #44, SFC4414 Use Patterned Paper

Welcome to the Squigglefly Challenge Blog!

Hello everyone! Welcome to this week's Squigglefly Challenge. We are happy to welcome our newest artist  Sal Scheibe to the Squigglefly family.  Congratulations to Ruth the winner of last week's challenge, use a frame on your card, for her creation using a wonderful freebie from Squigglefly artist Dawn Collins called Framed Witch.
  
This week's winner can please contact Holly at usyungs@gmail.com for your prize.
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This week's challenge is SFC4214 Use Patterned Paper

For this week's challenge you simply need to use patterned paper somewhere on your card. It can be your background cardstock, your die cut embellishments or even your photo mats.  We can't wait to see what you create. We'd love for you to use a Squigglefly image, to be prize eligible it's required, but everyone is welcome to play along.

Let's start with some great examples from the Holley Hobbyists:

Pat Martin created this lovely card using a brand new stamp from artist Niina Niskanen. I just love how her dress color matches her card pattern.  This beautiful image is called She Plays for the Waves. 

Kecia Waters  created this amazing card using the most beautiful golden printed snowflake papers.  This lovely snowman image is from Squigglefly artist Cheryl Alger.  This image is called Fat Round Snowman.   How stunning is her coloring?  Oh, so perfect!

Elizabeth Hart made a wonderful card  this week using a stamp from our brand new Squigglefly artist  Sal Scheibe.  How gorgeous is her color combo?  Just look at the wings she colored!  This fairy is called Nature Fairy.


Jen Leeflang created this beautifully made Thank You card with gorgeous flowers  This sweet image is from artist Cheryl Alger and is called Have a Heart Girl..  Can't you imagine so many other holidays for this?  Color the hearts in Christmas colors and put "Dear Santa", make the card red/pink and put Happy Valentines,....I can think of so many fun ideas for this image!


Darlene Pavlick created this gorgeous winter theme card with an adorable snowman from artist Cheryl Alger. She's using beautiful snowflake paper and a lovely sentiment. This image is A Frosty Cup of Cocoa.


Tammy Hair created this adorable doggie card using a new image from  Brian Lock and a brand new sentiment. Isn't her coloring amazing?  This cutie is called Caffeine Canine. What gorgeous paper piecing. This fun sentiment is just .99 and is called Silent Scream.



And lastly, I (Holley Barnhart from Holley's Blog) have a wonderful image from artist Niina Niskanen and is called Bubbles.  I am using some fun printed paper with flowers and bling to create a happy theme.

I hope these cards have inspired you to make a card to play along this week.  You are always welcome to play no matter what images you use, but to be eligible for the prize, please use at least one stamp from Squigglefly!

We realize that many people don't have blogs, but instead participate in our challenges using on-line galleries. We love that you are helping us spread the word about Squigglefly! However, many of the galleries require passwords and not all of us at Squigglefly belong to every gallery or group. To help us make sure we don't miss your artwork, we are asking that if you do use an online gallery that you leave us a comment on the challenge post. That way we'll be sure to have a member of the Squigglefly team who is a member of that gallery (SCS, CDAC, PCP, etc) can validate your entry.

1.) If you up-load your creation to any on-line photo galleries, please use SFC4414 for your keywords when loading your creation photo there. 1b) please leave a comment on the challenge blog post so that someone from Squigglefly can validate your entry for the prize.

2) You don't *have* to include a Squigglefly image on your creation, but in order to qualify for the prize you will need to use one! You can also combine SF images with non-SF images to qualify! Don't have one? There are several FREEBIES you can grab from the Squigglefly store, hop on over there. Those images will qualify you for the prize.

3) You have one week to complete the challenge and it will close Sunday evening. The winner will be announced at the same time the new challenge post comes up...so be sure to check back EVERY Monday to see if you are a winner!

4) Please leave a direct link to your entry in the comments below. The linking tool works sporadically and we don't want to miss your project! (No back-linking please.)

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Welcoming Sal Scheibe!

We are excited to announce that artist Sal Scheibe has joined Squigglefly.  You will get to see her artwork this Saturday when Squigglefly launches their November images!  She draws such an amazing variety of things and we know you are going to fall in love with her artwork.  Here's a little about Sal.



Sal Scheibe works as a freelance illustrator and graphic designer who loves to draw and create fun illustrations. Prior to freelance illustrating, she worked as a creative for a firm working with TV and advertising clients. Sal spends her nights drawing geeky things like RPG characters, zombies, fairies, awkward people, pretty girls and odd animals. She offers a broad range of fun digital stamps in many themes from geeky to cute and whimsical to realistic. Her digital stamps start life as sketchy little doodles which are then cleaned up digitally in Photoshop and made presentable and perfect for you. Sal's favorite tools are Wacom pen and tablet as well as Copic markers, lots of fine liners and many types of erasers (which are used often). Her favorite artists include John Singer Sargent, Norman Rockwell, JC Leyendecker, Joe Sorren and Phil Hale. And Steve Epting too, and Fiona Staples.

Monday, October 27, 2014

New Squigglefly Challenge....#43-SFC4314- Use a FRAME...

Welcome to the Squigglefly Challenge Blog!

Hello everyone! Welcome to this week's Squigglefly Challenge. First let's announce last week's winner.  Last week, our challenge was Halloween or Fall.   The winner is : Virginia.
Virginia  used Squigglefly image: Boo by artist Mark Hicks.

This week's winner can please contact Holly at usyungs@gmail.com for your prize.
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We would like to welcome a new artist to Squigglefly... SAL SCHIEBE....images coming soon, look for them in November!

This week's challenge is SFC4314....Use a FRAME on your card/project.

This week's challenge is to make a card that either uses an image of a pumpkin or the color pumpkin somewhere in your card.
 (We'd love for you to use a Squigglefly image, to be prize eligible it's required, but everyone is welcome to play along.)
Let's start with some great examples from Rhonda's Rowdy Rascals...

Debbie Ebat
Debbie used Squigglefly image: Hello There by artist Fawn Palmer.

Kathy Bradley
Kathy used Squigglefly image: Up A Tree Without A Ladder by artist Lynne Stansbery.

Carolyn
Carolyn used SF image:  Little Red by artist Fawn Palmer.

Lynn used Squigglefly image: Batter Up by artist Cheryl Grant Alger.

Shirley Quarry
Shirley used Squigglefly image: Autumn Swing by artist Cheryl Grant Alger.

Nancy Williams
Nancy used Squigglefly image: Snowball Tree by artist Sandra Caldwell.

Rhonda Zmikly
I have used Squigglefly image: Baby Cowgirl by Fawn Palmer.

I  hope these cards have inspired you to make a card to play along this week.  You are always welcome to play no matter what images you use, but to be eligible for the prize, please use at least one stamp from Squigglefly!

We  realize that many people don't have blogs, but instead participate in our challenges using on-line galleries. We love that you are helping us spread the word about Squigglefly!  However, many of the galleries require passwords and not all of us at Squigglefly belongs to every gallery or group. To help us make sure we don't miss your artwork, we are asking that if you do use an online gallery that you leave us a comment on the challenge post. That way we'll be sure to have a member of the Squigglefly  team who is a member of that gallery (SCS, CDAC, PCP, etc) can validate your entry.

1.) If you up-load your creation to any on-line photo galleries, please use SFC4314 for  your keywords when loading your creation photo there. 1b) please leave a comment on the challenge blog post so that someone from Squigglefly can validate your entry for the prize.

2) You don't *have* to include a Squigglefly image on your creation, but in order to qualify for the prize you will need to use one! You can also combine SF images with non-SF images to qualify! Don't have one? There are several FREEBIES you can grab from the Squigglefly store, hop on over there. Those images will qualify you for the prize.

3) You have one week to complete the challenge and it will close Sunday evening. The winner will be announced at the same time the new challenge post comes up...so be sure to check back EVERY Monday to see if you are a winner!

4) Please leave a direct link to your entry in the comments below. The linking tool works sporadically and we don't want to miss your project! (No back-linking please.)




Monday, October 20, 2014

Squigglefly Challenge #42 Choose Halloween or Fall

Welcome to the Squigglefly Challenge Blog!

Hello everyone! Welcome to this week's Squigglefly Challenge. First let's announce the winner of the Halloween Grab Bag - Lois Lee!  Lois your grab bag of Halloween images will be e mailed to you shortly.  
We also want to congratulate the winner of last week's challenge which  was to use a pumpkin on your card or pumpkin color.   The winner is Virginia who made the spookiest tag creation with  Pam's Ghost from Pamela Lehto .
  
This week's winner can please contact Holly at usyungs@gmail.com for your prize.
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This week's challenge is SFC4214 Halloween or Fall Theme

For this week's challenge you can choose to create a Halloween card or a Fall themed card. Either way, we can't wait to see what you create. We'd love for you to use a Squigglefly image, to be prize eligible it's required, but everyone is welcome to play along.
Let's start with some great examples from the Holley Hobbyists:
Pat Martin created this lovely fall card. The layers of fall are so beautiful. This stamp is called Pocket Girl from artist Angela Charles.  I can think of so many cute little ideas for this stamp, I love the sentiment Pat added, so clever.


Kecia Waters  created this amazing card using an image from Squigglefly artist Lynne Stansbery.  This image is called Come and Get it. How stunning is her coloring?  Be sure you go to the Squigglefly site and check out this stamp because Kecia changed that stamp into a Halloween theme image, how clever!!  Oh, so perfect!

Elizabeth Hart made a wonderful card  this week using a brand new stamp from Squigglefly artist Sandra Caldwell.  Just perfect for that boy at Halloween.  Don't you love the colors?  This cuties is Lil Frankie. I  love how she added striped orange on one side and striped green on the other side of the image!


Jen Leeflang created this beautifully made card with gorgeous lace and beautiful coloring.  This sweet image is from artist Fawn Palmer and is called Baby Cowgirl.  It comes with an adorable sayings about princess' and cowgirls.

Darlene Pavlick created this fun fall football (now say that three times fast) theme card using a great new image called Touchdown.  This cute image is from Cheryl Alger. Looks like he is going to make the touchdown! Go Fall!


Tammy Hair created this gorgeous Halloween theme card using a new image from Sandra Caldwell. Isn't her coloring amazing?  This cute image is called What Witch.   I just love the bling in just the right spot, the tiny polka dots and the stitching.



And lastly, I (Holley Barnhart from Holley's Blog) have a wonderful image from artist Sandra Caldwell called Miss Fancie Stein.  I also added a hilarious sentiment from Squigglefly to the card called I date zombies.  How perfect is that?

I hope these cards have inspired you to make a card to play along this week.  You are always welcome to play no matter what images you use, but to be eligible for the prize, please use at least one stamp from Squigglefly!

We realize that many people don't have blogs, but instead participate in our challenges using on-line galleries. We love that you are helping us spread the word about Squigglefly! However, many of the galleries require passwords and not all of us at Squigglefly belong to every gallery or group. To help us make sure we don't miss your artwork, we are asking that if you do use an online gallery that you leave us a comment on the challenge post. That way we'll be sure to have a member of the Squigglefly team who is a member of that gallery (SCS, CDAC, PCP, etc) can validate your entry.

1.) If you up-load your creation to any on-line photo galleries, please use SFC4214 for your keywords when loading your creation photo there. 1b) please leave a comment on the challenge blog post so that someone from Squigglefly can validate your entry for the prize.

2) You don't *have* to include a Squigglefly image on your creation, but in order to qualify for the prize you will need to use one! You can also combine SF images with non-SF images to qualify! Don't have one? There are several FREEBIES you can grab from the Squigglefly store, hop on over there. Those images will qualify you for the prize.

3) You have one week to complete the challenge and it will close Sunday evening. The winner will be announced at the same time the new challenge post comes up...so be sure to check back EVERY Monday to see if you are a winner!

4) Please leave a direct link to your entry in the comments below. The linking tool works sporadically and we don't want to miss your project! (No back-linking please.)

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Win A Grab Bag of Halloween Images!

If you are looking for our challenge, please scroll down to the next post.  But before you do, read about how you can win a grab bag of Halloween Images!
No tricks, just treats this weekend!  For every $1.00 spent in our store this weekend ( 10-18-14 through midnight central standard time 10/19/14) you will be entered into a drawing to win a  grab bag of 10 Halloween images!  Winner will be announced on our blog and here on Facebook on Monday, October 20th.  Good luck!