Saturday, December 3, 2011

Sugar Creek Hollow - WOOOOO HOOOOO!

hi there - THIS is what you will see over on the Sugar Creek Hollow Challenge Blog today:

Welcome to Sensational Saturday at Sugar Creek Hollow and a new challenge. Before I get to the challenge, let me tell you about some changes to the Sugar Creek Hollow Design Team. First, we are losing a couple of our wonderful designers because of family commitments. Marsha has been with Sugar Creek Hollow since the very beginning and her wonderful vintage designs will be missed. While Heide hasn't been with us as long, she has inspired us all each week with some gorgeous designs. Renee is going to stay with the team but will be scaling back her participation. Starting in the New Year she will become our Feature Artist and will show us all how Recycling and Repurposing are done the vintage way when those challenges come up. These ladies have made valuable contributions to the Sugar Creek Hollow team and have become lovely online crafting friends. Next, we have three new designers coming on board and they are joining us with their vintage beauties for the challenge this week so you can get a preview of what they will be showing you starting in January. Give a big welcome to:
Linda Payne from Payne Holler Cards
Peggy Marsh from The Wired Angel
Daniele Haddon from The Musings of a Chocoholic 
Now on to our challenge. With Christmas close at hand, our challenge to you this week is to make CHRISTMAS CARDS IN NON-TRADITIONAL COLORS. Don't forget that we are a vintage, shabby chic or primitive challenge and want you to create in those styles.
We have a lovely new sponsor this week. Please welcome Delicious Doodles who will be providing one random winner with 4 digis of her choice. The random winner will also receive a Sugar Creek Hollow winner's badge to display. The Design Team will also choose a Card of the Week and the creator will also receive a badge to display and will be in the running for a Guest Designer spot. Don’t forget, we also have Christmas Blog Candy for one lucky winner to be chosen from our challenge entries between now and Christmas Eve. To inspire you all of our current and our new designers have created some fabulous Christmas cards in non-traditional colors using a couple of the images from Delicious Doodles.

so here is mine :
this image reminded me of some pictures in my baby book from when my parents went camping when I was a baby ...(and I'm now soon going to be 61 so you know it's fallin apart LOL)
what I love about it is that my Mom journaled back then...all of my photo pages are black and she always used a white pen! sure wish I knew where to find the kind of pen she used!!

one of these days I will take some pics of my book and use in a post...

I am thrilled to be part of this Design Team !! hope I do them proud
hugs

21 comments:

marsha said...

Linda, this is just breathtaking! Your colors are fabulous and what great inspiration to draw from. You are going to be a perfect fit for SCH!
Hugs,
Marsha

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Linda,
What a wonderful winter scene this is. Beautifully coloured. Brilliant card.
Hugs,
Fiona x

Renlymats World of Family & Crafts said...

What a cool color combo for a Christmas card. I love the sky. Welcome to Sugar Creek Hollow. I know you'll love being on this team. Can't wait to see what else you create. Have a great weekend.
Renee

Barbara Colbert said...

Wow! What a lovely scene! Beautifully colored and highlighted! Gorgeous! Congrats on your new team, you will do them proud!

Jennifer Scull said...

what a beautiful card, as always, Linda! congrats on your new team! I know you will enjoy working with your friends! :)

redwasher1 said...

Okay Linda, this is the most gorgeous card ever!!!!!!!! I love it!!!! Need my address???? LOL
WOW!! Huge congrats on the being the team and they will love you!!!

Becky said...

This is gorgeous Linda..Gorgeous image and colors.

Heide said...

Linda,
This looks so calm and peaceful! Beautiful coloring. Congrats on the New DT, I will be checking on all you beautiful work since I have not found your great blog.
Hugs, Heide

Patti P. said...

Hi girl, welcome!!! It is now official! We are going to have so much fun working together as you know I aready love you!! This is such a beautiful card, looks just like a photo and the handwriting is the perfect touch. Looking forward to next year so much.
hugs, patti

The Wired Angel said...

It's beautiful, Linda.. lovely scene and fantastic coloring. Glad to be on the SCH DT with you!! Hugs, Peggy x

Francy said...

This card is lovely and gorgeous.
Great job.
Francy

Daniele said...

HI Linda just popped by to say a big hello, looking forward to working with you and the rest of the team at Sugar Creek Hollow
hugs

Mary G. said...

Beautiful, Linda! It's going to be looking like that here pretty soon! :)

Barb said...

Linda, congrats! You will be a wonderful addition to the team! This card is so lovely! I can't wait to see more of your beautiful creations here!

Selma said...

WOW this is absolutely gorgeous. Congratulations Linda on your new DT position.

Scrubbybubbles(sue) said...

Wow! this is gorgeous!

Marie Gamber said...

This card is just stunning Linda. A big congrats! You will be a great asset. Your cards are gorgeous!
Hugs,
Marie

Vicki said...

Awesome! Congrats, Linda! I can't think of anyone more deserving!! Blessings to you!

Brenda said...

Linda this is breathtakingly beautiful!!! I am so thrilled for you and huge congrats on the getting on the new design team. You are so very talented so I am not surprised that you were picked.

Hugs,
Brenda

Shelly Schmidt said...

Gorgeous card- love the wonderful image!!!

Conniecrafter said...

congrats!!
Love the coloring, great scene!

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