Friday, October 30, 2009

Peachy Keen HALLOWEEN Challenge

CONGRATULATIONS, Terri, lucky #5 was picked by as our Halloween Challenge WINNER ... You have won the $20.00 gift certificate to! Please email me at so I can get you your gift certificate. OH how I totally enjoyed seeing all of the cards that you came up with! You are certainly a talented bunch and really quick thinkers! We are so happy that you could find time to join us even though it was a very busy time for all of us. I just couldn't let Halloween pass us by with all of the fun that goes with it! Thanks again for playing along! We hope to see more of your great works and ideas here on all of our regular challenges too!

Good Morning!

Trick or treat! Come on over for some at Peachy Keen Stamps Challenge Blog! The fun begins now but ends at midnight (CST) on 10-31-09! Our winner for this challenge will be drawn and announced on 11-01-09. You don't have a lot of time so we will keep it simple.

create a card
• use a haunted house somehow in your card
• you will need a bat
• and a ghost
• include a Halloween greeting
• you can use die cuts, stamps, punches, images on papers... etc.. anything goes!

You will want to get as many people involved in this one as you can! The more that play and enter.. the higher the prize goes! We will start with a $20.00 gift certificate and the more that enter the higher the prize. For example: If 13 enter, the prize will be a $20.00 g/c, if 20 enter, the prize will be a $20.00 g/c... if 47 enter.. the prize will be a $47.00 g/c!! Grab your friends and get out your stuff for some Halloween fun!

We have a guest designer for this challenge. Please welcome Janice Wilson!! She has graciously offered to help us out as she was paying close attention to my last post. Here is what our team came up with. Finished cards by our dt will continue to be posted throughout the day as everyone is on different times and schedules.

Janice Wilson created this awesome card with her PK-M04 Mini Ghost on her card above.

Vivienne Holden created this adorable scene on her card with both her PK-623 Ghost with Pumpkin and her PK-612 Dress Me Ghost.

Diane made her spooky, fall card with PK-554 Monsters n More 1/2" faces.

Lorie Souther has made this adorable Halloween scene with PK-612 Dress Me Ghost.

Here's mine! This stamp is not yet published. :( Sorry.. I had to give it a try anyway!


Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Peachy Keen Stamps Challenge 14

Happy Tuesday!!

I hope this finds well and in the mood for lots of fun the rest of this month!! First of all our winner for Challenge 13 is Leslie Lawter, with the lucky number 18! Our congratulations to you, Leslie! I really liked your card! It was so cleverly made with the open frame on the front to reveal the penguin inside! Too cute!! To view this little beauty of a card... click here! Leslie, please email me at so I can get your prize mailed out to you.

So many of our design team members are beyond busy - including me! This week, three of our five members had a chance to get me their designer samples. Diane with her crazy crop schedule and Lorie managed to get a card off to us... even while she is sick! ...AND Viv has a new GRANDBABY (need I say more?!) My daughter, Angelica has also joined us this week. We have been buried in work and she has two babies to tend too! I REALLY appreciate our team for making time to create these beautiful cards for us!! THANK YOU, ladies!!

CHALLENGE 14: You have until Midnight (CST) on Sunday, November 1st to get your entry in. Here are the elements required for Challenge 14 - the layout and theme are up to you!

***Make a card
***Use the colors PINK AND BROWN as the main color scheme.
***Use a stamped image (preferably Peachy Keen Stamp - but not required)
***Incorporate a piece of ribbon
***Use some type of glitter (stickles are fine!)

The prize for Challenge 14 is a $25.00 gift certificate to

Lorie's "Merry Christmas" card is made up with our funny little PK-403 Ginger Bite!

Diane's "Happiness" winter card is made with PK-327 Winter Peekers & Phrases

Vivienne's "Birthday" card comes in sporting 'Ginger' from PK-229 Funny Flowers!

Angelica's (my daughter) "Feliz Navidad" was made with PK-M11 Winter is for the Birds!

We so appreciate your entries and cannot wait to see what you come up with!! Have fun!!Ooooo... and .... just a little hint.. WE have a fun HALLOWEEN something coming up! Watch for details about NOON CST on the 29th!! :) You don't want to miss it!!

The prize for Challenge 14 is a $25.00 gift certificate to!

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Challenge 13

Good... AFTERNOON!! - Sorry I am running quite late today!!

THANK YOU to all that participated in the Ornament Challenge! I know it was a bit off the wall, but it sure was fun! The winning number was picked.. #12!!! Linda Polaretzki!! Congratulations, Linda!! I will send your Fiskar's punch to you promptly. Please email me with your address. I love your ornament!! I loved ALL of the ornaments that I got to SEE.. I see that more entries came in that I haven't visited yet!! So sorry!!

Here is the next challenge:
  • Make a card
  • Use colors Blue and Purple in your design (can be subtle or bold)
  • Use a stamped image
  • Must include at least 3 snowflakes (can be more)
  • Must include a Greeting

  • Have fun is the main thing!! You have until Midnight on Sunday, October 18th to complete your card. When you are done, post your card on your blog and upload your post with MrLinky below. If you do not have a blog, please email your card to me and I will post it for you. :)

    Here are the cards that our design team members came up with! Sonia is still away. I expect to hear from her by at least early next week. We miss her!!

    "Merry Christmas" card is by Vivienne Holden... and what a beauty it is! Viv used PK-311 and PK-327 from the Peachy Keen Stamps line in her card.

    Lorie Souther blows me away with her "Snow" card that she made with PK-019 What's so Funny? Snow Set.

    Diane Markle's"Let it Snow" card is simply adorable! She used PK-321

    Kathy's "Happy Holidays" card was made with PK-305 Snow Slumber Snowman.

    PRIZE for this challenge is DoodleBug Paper Hot Pink and Brown, a spool of 3/8" Offray Grosgrain Shock Pink Ribbon and a bottle of Crystal Ice Stickles. If you win this prize.. you will have most of the elements for Challenge 14!!

    Thank you again for playing along with us! Have a great two weeks, everyone!!