Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Happy Birthday!!! IBFCC4

Regan Seifert

Cheryl Rowley

Holly Brown

Welcome back to another fun challenge!!! Last week, my wee little Coco gave us some great inspiration with her polky dot dress. Make sure to check out the fantastic entries (below) and then, join me in congratulating Terry on her win!!! You can see her lovely work here.

This week, our theme is: Birthday! I'm sure this will inspire many of you to play along! When you do, please be sure to mention our challenge blog and link back to us!!! We would love to have tons of players to increase our joy and you can help by spreading the word!! When you post in galleries and on your blogs, please tag your entry with IBFCC4

We give fabulous prizes here, too! You are not required to use IBFS images for this challenge, but if you do, you will be entered into a drawing for a $10 gift certificate. In order to be eligible to win a prize, your entry needs to include at least one image from I Brake For Stamps!

Don't forget to grab our badge and become a follower, too! We love having you to play with!

TTFN, Jane

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Inspired! IBFCC3

Sweet Coco, 2 years old

Jane Bosi

Regan Seifert

Holly Brown

Welcome, Friends to week three of the I Brake For Challenges Challenge!!! First, join me in congratulating Tricia O'Bin on her win this week! You can see her fantastic take on our technique themed challenge from last week right here. Thank you to everyone who played along! Everyone submitted such beautiful work!

Our challenge this week comes from the cute little dress Sweet Coco is wearing! You can see each designer was on track with those polka dot dresses---how will you use this photo to inspire your entry?

Please be sure to link back to our challenge page when posting your work on your blog or in your gallery....And, invite your friends and followers to play along! Remember, there's a prize to be had--so, tell everyone!

TTFN and Have Fun!

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Techniquing It Up--IBFCC2

Technique: Dabber Resist, Tim Holtz

Artwork by: Holly Brown

Technique: Whisped Frames, TJNL 2010

Artwork by Regan Seifert
Technique: Fancy Frames, TJNL Stampbooking CD

Artwork by Jane Bosi
Technique: Whisped Fames, TJNL 2010

It's challenge time again, friends!!! Thank you to those who played along last week! Our winner from last week is Gloria!! Congratulations, your prize is a $10 gift certificate to the I Brake For Stamps store! Lucky Lady! Your card is awesome!

This week, it's all about techniques! The I Brake For Stamps Designers have shared some inspiration with you; now it's your turn! Remember, you can read the details of the designers' projects on their personal blogs, but your challenge entry should be added to the Linky tool on this post. Please only add links to personal blogs or galleries--links to etsy shops, ebay stores or other retails spots will be disqualified. Please tag your posts with IBFCC2 so we can easily find your awesome work!

You are not required to use IBFS images for this challenge, but if you do, you will be entered into a drawing for a $10 gift certificate.

Get ready, Get Set, GO!!

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

I Brake For Challenges---A New Blog!

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Jane Bosi

It's the inaugural run of the brand spankin' new Challenge Blog from I Brake For Stamps! Someone get the Champagne!!! The IBFS Designers are proud to host a new challenge blog for you! It will be easy to play along and this is just the place to do it! Our goal is to have fun sharing our art and we want you along for the ride!!

You'll be able to read the details of each of our cards on our personal blogs, but WHEN YOU PLAY ALONG, please do so here! You'll have one week (from challenge to challenge) to add your art to the linky below.

For this week's challenge (IBFCC1), Holly and I both used iPod Hailee from the Sarah's Girls stamp sheet. Our theme for the challenge: Music!

You are not required to use iPod Haille, but how cool would that be?? You are not required to use IBFS images, but we want you too ;) Each week, an artist using at least one IBFS image will walk away a winner! Sweet!!

Ready? Set? Go!