Darlene here as your hostess today and I'm so glad you've come to join in our challenge fun at the Sisterhood of Crafters!!!
Before announcing today's challenge theme, I wanted to be sure you saw our notice about the upcoming DESIGN TEAM CALL! Run Time: March 1st through March 31st More details will be at the top of our blog on March 1st.
Now onto today's challenge:
Our theme today is:
PAPER PIECING ... and/or ... PAPER PIERCING
Once again we're thrilled to have Step Sister's
Julie & Sherri creating with us this month ...
Let's take a peek at what they have to share today ...
First, I would like to thank everyone for their beautiful entries. I am always amazed at the different and wonderful interpretations of the theme. My sisters and all of you keep me motivated to try new things and improve my creating skills.
Good morning everyone! Hope you all are staying warm! We are expecting a blizzard over here....YIKES! I am here today to announce the winners of the "Anything Goes, with a twist" challenge. Thank you all for playing along with our first challenge in 2015!! I look forward to a year filled "oohing and ahhing" over all your gorgeous crafty creations!!
We loved seeing all your new toys and crafty items. The only person who didn't was my husband, lol!! I want one of everything.
FROM EVERYONE HERE AT THE SISTERHOOD OF CRAFTERS,
WE WISH YOU THE VERY BEST IN THE NEW YEAR!!!
I never do bother to set New Years resolutions because #1 I don't stick to them and #2 I don't want to wait until a new year to start something I should do everyday. I generally strive to try my best to be the happiest and healthiest that I can, because we all know that tomorrow is not guaranteed. We get one shot at life, that is it. SO make it count!!
The one thing I am making a special focus on is cleaning and organizing my craft room so I can be more productive. The only problem is that when I clean it, I can't find anything!! lol
So to start off 2015 with a fun challenge I figured why not show off our new goodies! Many of us received some crafting goodies for the holidays or during the awesome sales we bought some stuff for ourselves to you. And if you are like me, while cleaning your craft room you found new supplies that you bought and totally forgot about~!! lol
Our very first challenge at the Sisterhood of Crafters will be an "ANYTHING GOES" challenge. But wait!!! There is a twist! You need to use a new craft supply on your project. Please note what the new product is in your post. That way we can all be envious and hey we may find out about a product that we don't have!!
But, before I share the beautiful creations by our Sisters and Step Sisters, I have some exciting news to share ... we have a NEW SISTER joining the team.
We are excited to introduce you to ...
name is Anna, known otherwise for about a year now, as Karasiowa. For
23 years now, I have been a wife to Karas, a mother to two adult
daughters Paula and Klaudia, and to a teenage son Filip. I am from
Poland. I graduated from a hotel management school, and even worked in
the hotel management field for a while, however, these
days, and somewhat reluctantly, I work from home. Maybe that's why nine
years ago I put my heart and soul into cross stitching and now into
making greeting cards, which I started one and a half year ago due to a
gentle persuasion from my friends. I love doing things, which reflect
who I am. Hence, the title of my blog, "order and disorder" fits me
perfectly. On my cards, because after all, I mainly make cards, one can
find everything from artistic disorder (tears, rips), through flowers
I love in the garden, but hate in the vase, because then they're too
fleeting), to harmony, which is what I also value in life, through
delicacy of lace, tulle and other details. Mostly, though, I love
layers. Still, there are so many other things, which I would like to
learn - for example, I'm dreaming of attending media workshops - so I
think that this is just the beginning of my adventure with card making.
Sorry for the LONG post today but there is just so much to share!! LOL!
Okay ... now let's see what our fabulous Step Sisters have to share today.