Monday, February 11, 2013

Make Up Monday -- February 11, 2013

Our February theme is "Let's Get Cookin' -- New Recipes for Scrappin'!" A little of this and a little of that along with a pinch or two for the just right look.

Here's a recap of the past week's challenges:

On Technique Tuesday, Michelle asked us to use Bling as the special ingredient for a new recipe(layout/card) and share how we used it. Here is Michelle's example:

On What's New Wednesday, Jo had us thinking about Sugar Cookies and Banners. The challenge was to create a banner of hearts. These could be a room decoration or maybe a banner of hearts across your layout. Here is  Jo's example:

On Toss Up Thursday, Annette asked us to create two Valentine's Day cards for this challenge. Her recipe called for layers and at least 3 hearts added to your cards, layout or project. If you are not a card 
Here are Annette's examples: 

On Focus Friday, Annie asked us to focus on colors and embellishments (toppings) for the recipe for this challenge. Her recipe may be found here

Here is her example:

On  Sketchy Saturday, Barb asked us to create with Sugar and Spice with her challenge. Her sugar included bling, glitter or buttons; and for spice, a flourish of some kind She used this sketch from
 Nuts About Sketches

Here is her example: 

And for our Sunday Inspiration, Tamara asked us to find inspiration from magazine ads. Here sample ads can be found here

And here is the layout example that Tamara created:

And this week, we also have an Hors d'oeuvres Tray challenge from Cassy: Create a layout, two cards, or four ATC's that include the color red, arrows, and confetti sprinkles. Here is her example:

If you haven't sampled the Blue Plate Specials already, please join us on the Cookin' Up Creations forum for our daily challenges. You'll have until March 3 to complete them, and each completed challenge earns you an entry into the Dessert Tray drawing for the monthly prize. If you're not already a member, it's easy to sign up. Come on over and join us! 

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