Saturday, October 23, 2010

Shoe of the Week for FF#51!

And we've FINALLY made it through all of your amazing entries! This was a tough process...there are so many great projects....hard to narrow it down!!!!! The Shoe of the Week is.....

Amanda B!

with this adorable Halloween advent calendar! I just LOVE THIS!

congrats Amanda! We hope you will grab out Shoe of the Week badge from the sidebar for your blog ;)

With all those entries and how difficult it was to narrow it down....I have a few Shoe shoutouts as well! Shoe Shoutout to:

Cabio #11
Denise C #17
Marilyn S #27
Jennifer #49
Leanne #61
Dawn M. #58
Carla #87

lots of shoutouts ;) i couldn't narow it down, they were all amazing! ALL the entries were amazing!! thanks again for all your support!!! Remember to check out the newest challenge featuring CHIPBOARD that runs for 2 weeks!!! See ya in November!

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Fashionista Friday #52

Well once again, y'all have shown us some love ;) So many fabulous entries last week....I haven't even made it through them all! I want to be sure I get to see each and every entry, so the Shoe of the Week will be announced in a later post!

So....our challenge for this week is a product challenge...we want to see CHIPBOARD on your project! (this can also include grungeboard!) This challenge is actually going to run for 2 WEEKS this time, so you got a while to have fun with CHIPBOARD! Here are our CHIPBOARD - containing creations :


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To play along, upload your new projects using chipboard below by Thurday, November 4th! Remember, you have 2 weeks to complete this challenge! Thanks again for all of your support, we love you guys ;) Be sure to come back later this weekend for our Shoe of the Week!!!!

Friday, October 15, 2010

FF#51: a holiday for the holidays!

Happy Friday;) Yes, I'm a little late getting the post up this week, but i've been fighting a nasty case of the sickies all week :( Luckily, I think I'm approaching the end of it and feeling better for the weekend! Any-hoo...thanks for all the fabulous distressing entries this past week! Lots and lots of inspiration there in our entry list!!!! It's getting harder and harder to pick a Shoe of the Week every week! This week our Shoe of the Week is...

Rebekah !

with this fabulous entry:

love, love LOVE the bear with the stars! This matching set is just adorable! congrats Rebekah, we hope you will grab out Shoe of the Week badge for your blog!
and once again, I have a few Shoe Shoutouts:

Peggy R

And now onto today's challenge, which is a HOLIDAY challenge! Pick a holiday, any holiday and make something! Here is what we came up with:

Jill with this fabulous Halloween banner that I KNOW she has been DYING to share ;)
Fall Banner Full

Fall Banner L Close up

Karen with this fun Christmas layout that showcases oh so many pictures:
Oct 15 Holiday

Lesley with this gorgeous Christmas tag:
holiday tag

and me (Tracey) with a Christmas card using new stamps i just got and HAD to use:

What holiday will you choose??? Can't wait to see!! Add your direct links below and please be sure to link to our challenge in your blog post! Thanks for stopping by the Shoe and have a great weekend ;)

Thursday, October 7, 2010

FF#50, don't stress...DISTRESS!

Can you tell what the theme of this week's challenge is??? Yes...we are distressing this week at the shoe! But first, I want to thank you all for entering our Orange challenge last week! It was so much fun looking at all the entries ;) Y'all are blowing us away with your talent! The Shoe of the Week goes to...

Kristina! (happycrafter)

for this fabulous card:

this is just beautiful! congrats Kristina! We hope you will grab out Shoe of the Week blinkie for your blog ;)

and since once again we had so so many great entries, we'd like to give a Shoe Shoutout to a few other people as well :
Lisa C.
SusanKillam Creative
Kim Mc

thanks again everyone for wow-ing us with all ur fab creations ;)

Oh...I believe we have another prize to give away this week....the winner of the 25$ Michaels Gift Card is.....

Georgia E!

Georgia, email us at with your shipping info so we can get your gift card in the mail to ya!

And now for our current challenge, which as I said earlier is DISTRESSING! Ink, rip, tear, sand, paint....whatever you need to do to DISTRESS! Check out our fab DT samples:

baby steps

Oct 8  Distressing

Wedding Clipboard Full

Wedding Clipboard detail


A quick note before you go get your DISTRESS on...we would like to ask that when you enter a challenge that you please link to our challenge in your post. Thanks! Now go get messy with your distressing!!! Have a great weekend everyone and thanks for visiting the Shoe ;)

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Happy WCMD! and FF#49

Happy World Card Making Day everyone!  Don't forget about our Fashionista Friday #49 challenge!  Every one who participates will be entered into the random drawing for the $25 Michaels Gift Card!  Have a fabulous card making day!

Friday, October 1, 2010

Fashionista Friday #49...Orange!

Happy Friday all!  Sorry the new challenge is going up so late today...we had an amazing number of entries for our flower challenge...we just had to make sure we got the opportunity to look at them all!  The Shoe of the Week goes to:
Check out her fabulous creation:

Lena, please feel free to grab our Shoe of the Week badge for your personal blog!  But wait...there were so many fabulous entries that we wanted to give a Shoe Shoutout to some of our Honorable Mentions:

You gals ROCKED the flowers!  Thank you to EVERYONE who played along with us last week!  Now...for this week's challenge, well...we've got some surprises in store for you! you know what tomorrow happens to be???

World Card Making Day!  WOOOHOOO!

In honor of World Card Making Day, we here are the Shoe will be giving away a fabulous prize to one lucky participant of Fashionista Friday!  Everyone who participates in Fashionista Friday #49 will be entered into a random drawing (via and one luck person will receive a:

Are you EXCITED????  Now...on to the challenge!  This week's challenge is to use the color ORANGE!  With fall arriving...cooler weather...pumpkins and goblins and ghosts starting to peek around corners...we just had to use ORANGE!  Take a look at what the DT came up with:




Now it's your turn!  Show us what you got!  Add your direct links below ( links to your FF#49 post!) by the deadline posted.  Please no backlinking to old posts!  Hope you all enjoy World Card Making Day!  And be sure to return next week for not only the next Fashionista Friday challenge, but to find out the lucky winner of the Michaels Gift Card!