Each month, I challenge the members of my Stampin' Clubs to create a project for a contest and submit it to me. I assign a theme for them each month.
The theme for January was love. They could create any kind of project they wanted as long as it had something to do with love!
The run-away winner of the contest was this adorable snowman card by Shannon Aydukovic. It just makes you smile!
Uses Snow Day Set (retired), Yippee-Skippee! Set, and Polka Dot background stamp (retired) plus Real Red Classic Stampin' Pad, Tangerine Tango Classic Stampin' Pad, Basic Black Classic Stampin' Pad, Early Espresso Classic Stampin' Pad, Real Red Card Stock, Basic Black Card Stock, Crumb Cake Card Stock, Whisper White Card Stock, Red Glimmer Paper, Blender Pens, Whisper White Craft Stampin' Ink Pad, Rhinestone Basic Jewels, SNAIL Adhesive, Stampin' Dimensionals, Stampin' Trimmer, Paper Snips, 1-3/4" Circle Punch, Heart to Heart Punch (retired), Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine, Big Shot Magnetic Platform, Standard Cutting Pads, and Bitty Banners Framelits.
There was a tie for second-place and since I like them both so much, I decided to let both creators be winners!
First, a really cute alligator card from Alayne Kerbert where she used the "thumping" technique on the alligator:
Uses Zoo Babies Set, Three Little Words Set (retired), and So Happy for You Set (retired) plus Early Espresso Classic Stampin' Pad, Regal Rose Classic Stampin' Pad (retired), Kiwi Kiss Classic Stampin' Pad (retired), 2012-2014 In Color Stampin' Write Markers (Gumball Green), Regal Rose Card Stock (retired), Everyday Enchantment Designer Series Paper (retired), Naturals Ivory Card Stock, 2011-2013 In Color Textured Card Stock (Pool Party and Lucky Limeade, retired), Trinket Hearts (retired), Pink Pirouette 3/8" Taffeta Ribbon, SNAIL Adhesive, Glue Dots, Stampin' Dimensionals, Stampin' Trimmer, Craft Scissors, 3/16" Corner Punch, Full Heart Punch, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine, Multipurpose Platform, Standard Cutting Pads, Needlepoint Border Embossing Folders, and Square Lattice Embossing Folder.
This next beautiful card was created by Pat Harrison as one of her first ever contest entries:
Uses Secret Garden Set and Teeny Tiny Wishes Set plus Strawberry Slush Classic Stampin' Pad, Riding Hood Red Classic Stampin' Pad (retired), Whisper White Card Stock, Pear Pizzazz Card Stock, Pink Pirouette Card Stock, Cherry Cobbler Card Stock, Regal Rose Card Stock (retired), Rhinestone Basic Jewels, SNAIL Adhesive, 2-Way Glue Pen, Stampin' Dimensionals, Stampin' Trimmer, Scallop Oval Punch, Heart to Heart Punch (retired), Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine, Multipurpose Platform, Big Shot Magnetic Platform, Standard Cutting Pads, Secret Garden Framelits, Little Leaves Sizzlits, and Framed Tulips Embossing Folder.
Shannon, Alayne, and Pat each have a $5 coupon they can use on their next order through me. Thanks, ladies, you did lovely work!