Thursday, December 25, 2014

Spotlight Feature

It's that time of the month that we are announcing the winners of our last challenge "All things Distressed". Today happens to be Christmas Day and I'd like to take this opportunity to wish you and your love ones a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year ahead.

Let's get to business, shall we?
1. #68 Annikarten (the water background with distress inks is awesome)
2. #45 Jo (the distressed edges with glitter make this card a stand out)

 3. #31 Cecilia Cards ( love how the colors blend/bleed into each other in rainbow colors)

4. #32 Gayatri (distress inks+white embossing+kraft= MAGIC)
5. #125 Kyllie (the watercoloring with distress inks makes this a delightful and poetic design)

6. #144 Gloria Lee ( the inking and colors are absolutely exquisite)

7. #27 Kate ( love the magical background and its simplicity)
Virginia's View Challenge:  Distress

8. #85 Periwinkle Creations (Neha) ( love the depth and colors)

9. #148  Deepti (love the attentions to details)

10. #137 Kristi ( CAS and perfect)

Top 10 favorites, please grab your winning badges!
From the Top 10 Favorites, the Random. Org picked two lucky winners for this challenge.
            Drum roll, please ...
  The prize $25 Gift voucher goes to....  
5. #125 Kyllie
Congratulations, Kyllie! Please e-mail me to claim your prize before Jan. 3, midnight Eastern Time. 

Coni Longley  
Rachel Kleinman
 Directions for claiming prize: Please email Penny Black at with your selection of $25 worth of products.  All available products can be viewed on the Penny Black online store.  Include "Virginia's View Giveaway Winner" as the subject line of your email.  Don't forget to also include your shipping information as well.  Happy shopping!

In no particular order, here are our Honorable Mentions.
#114 Lisa Lara
#115 Barb E.
#134 Laura Norris
#138 Donna Mikasa
#142 Jasleen 
#150 Macie Sharp
#164 Heather H. 
#168 Lee-Ann

Thank you so much for your amazing support and feedback with this challenge blog this past year! Your participation and encouragement make it possible for me (along with Dr. John and Stephanie) to run this challenge blog a JOY! We will have a brand new challenge in the New Year!
See you in 2015!


Jasleen said...

Thank you for the honourable mention and congrats to all the winners. Happy New year to you and your family, Virginia. :)

KT Fit Kitty said...

Always so fun to look at your picks! Happy Holidays!

Kylie said...

Oh wow. Major happy dance here! Thank you so much for choosing my card and then I was lucky enough to win a prize... wonderful surprise on Christmas :) Congratulations to everyone. Merry Christmas xx

Marcie Sharp said...

Merry Christmas! Thanks for the honourable mention! Congrats all!

Cindy C. said...

Congrats to all!! Merry Christmas!!!

Kristie Goulet said...

Oh wow, so excited to be a top 10 pick this month! Thank you, Stephanie! xoxo
Congrats to all!! Merry Christmas!!!

donna mikasa said...

Congrats to the top picks and my added thanks for choosing my card as an HM!
Merry Christmas to you and your family!

Neha said...

Thank you so much Stephanie ...sooo thrilled to be in top 10. Hugs.

Lisa Lara said...

Merry Christmas to you and your family Virginia and a Happy new Year. I love the feature creations.

LauraJane:) said...

Virginia, I believe you have some of the most talented card makers out there participate in your challenges!!
Congratulations to all the winners!

Shelly said...

Congrats, to all! :)

Cecilia Hsieh said...

Thank you Virginia! Congrats to all the other ladies with their beautiful cards!!

conil said...

Whoop de doo! I'm thrilled that I won a Penny Black prize. Thank you, thank you, thank you.