Friday, March 04, 2016

March Challenge - Theme and Sketch

Hello, STAMPlorations friends! Can you believe it's March already? We had many beautiful projects last month and we hope you'll link up your creations again this month. We'll announce the February winner and top picks on Sunday.

Now onto this month's challenge. We'd love for you to create and link up your projects based on this month's themesketch, or both -- you've got the whole month of March to play :o)

For March, our theme is STAMPS & TEXTURE (real or faux). And if your project happens to be CAS, be sure to link it up to the March CAS Card Challenge as well.

And here's our fun sketch to get inspired by as well:

We've got prizes for the winner and top picks as voted by the design team. See them here.


We have two awesome guest designers joining the STAMPlorations girls this month: Swapna Patil of The Dream Pages and Tanvi Shah of Paper Fantasees, the January winner and top pick, respectively. Swapna and Tanvi created gorgeous projects using some of our images. We invite you to check out their blogs -- you'll be in for a treat!

Guest Designer SWAPNA

Guest Designer TANVI

Now here are the projects by the STAMPlorations girls. Hope you'll come visit their blogs to read about how they made their projects and for more inspiration!

LauraJane's card is based on the theme and sketch, and she used stamps from Bloom Sketches and Fond Expressions.

Wei Wei's card is based on the sketch and she used stamps from About A Rose.

Sati's card is based on the sketch and she used stamps from SKETCHED: Tulips, Mixed Media GrungeThe Birds and The Blooms, and Trendy Leaves.

Suchi's card is based on the theme and sketch, she used stamps from Vignette:Tree Silhouettes

Julie's card is based on the theme and sketch, and she used stamps from Mixed Media Elements, Frames and Flowers, and Balloons and Banners

Tenia's card is based on the theme and sketch, and she used stamps from Latte Love and the ARTplorations X Marks the Spot stencil.

Becca's card is based on the theme and sketch, and she used stamps from Big Grins by Becca Cruger: Dino Things and Mixed Media Elements, as well as the ARTplorations Tribal Triangles stencil.



Please keep in mind our simple guidelines:
  • Link up any type of project(s) based on the theme, the sketch, or both.
  • You must use stamps in your project(s) -- rubber, clear, or digi from any company. Non-STAMPlorations stamps are OK (although please don't link up a project you've created for the sole purpose of promoting another company; those projects will be deleted.)
  • Link up to 6 entries and link up to as many other challenges as you want.
  • Link directly to your blog post, not to your main blog. (This makes it easy for us to find and comment on your entry.)
  • If you have word verification turned on, our design team may not be able to leave a comment, so please consider turning it off.
  • Link back to this challenge post (not just our main blog) to encourage others to play too. Entries not linking back to our challenge will be deleted.
  • Link up by Thursday, March 31, 11:55 p.m. Pacific time.
  • Have fun creating your project(s)!

~ The STAMPlorations™ girls


  1. Fabulous cards by the Team and Swapna .loved Tanvi's tag :)

  2. Beautiful an varied inspiration from the DT and fabulous projects from the two guest designers, thank you for the inspiration.

  3. Lovely tag and card .. tanvi and swapna... ! ! :-)

  4. Beautiful cards by the Team and Swapna, Tanvi's tag is awesome !!

  5. Beautiful cards by the team & Swapna! Thank you all!

  6. Thanks for another fun challenge and the gorgeous DT inspirations Karen x


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