Monday, July 1, 2013

Make Up Monday 07/01/2013

Can you believe it ..... this is July 1 already! That means the year is half over; summer is just getting rolling; and the Fourth Birthday Bash Celebration at Cookin' Up Creations is coming to an end. 

We had a brand new challenge EVERY day in June to celebrate the forum's fourth birthday. Although the month is over, you still have a couple more days to finish up the challenges and get your name into the  Dessert Tray prize drawing.

Here are just a few of the 30 challenges offered through the month:

Tammy started a fun extra challenge -- design (and model) your own party hat! Forum member Petra made one fantastic creation:

On day 5, Cassy gave us a great tutorial for a "banner on a banner" card design. Here are her fun examples:

What's a party without balloons? On day 11, Barb asked us to create something using balloons. Here's her layout, using balloons she cut on her Cricut:

On day 16, Jan offered something completely different: use leftover paper and other scrapbooking supplies to wrap and decorate a package! Here is her lovely example:

In the tradition of cutting the birthday cake, Annie's "Cut Me a Piece" challenge on day 24 asked us to use die cuts on our projects. Here's her beautiful layout:

On day 29, Tamara reminded us that a good birthday gift recipient always says thank you, and asked us to make thank you cards. Here is her fun example:

You can check out all 30 of the challenges on the Birthday Bash Celebration forum here.

And join us starting TODAY on the Cookin' Up Creations Forum for "Mad About Sketches"! Each challenge in July will feature a sketch by the talented Liz Chidester. You won't want to miss this!

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