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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Always Anything Goes Challenge No. 101

Hi and welcome to our 101st challenge at Inspiration Destination. We've two fabulous sponsors with us this week. We've got fun Bugaboo Stamps offers 7 digis to our first lucky winner and fairy-licious Morgan's ArtWorld offering three digis to our second winner! lol Is fairy-licious a word? It should be! :D
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 Everything That You Ever Wanted to Know About Bugaboo Stamps: A Short Essay
As if raising five children in the frozen land of the North was not enough of a challenge, Jodie Mackrell decided to dip her cold little Canadian toes into the world of papercrafting by opening an online store full of her illustrations. That was two years ago. Today Bugaboo Stamps is one of the leading companies in digital images, and we're still growing! From seriously snarky to sugary sweet to sublimely soulful all the way over to the other side of the super sexy spectrum, you're bound to find all that you need and more to create your paper projects. Jodie works very hard to provide New Releases and Freebies every week! And finally, join the Bugaboo Stamps DT for weekly challenges at Catch the Bug.
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Morgan Fitzsimons is a British artist, illustrator and author. Born in the North of England in 1939, she has been drawing and painting since she could hold a brush. Morgan studied at the LJMU, gaining her NDD, A.T.D and BA. 
Morgan is a traditional artist and works in many mediums and her artwork has been displayed all over the world. Morgan has also been involved in many art related and non art related industries She taught in schools for 20 years and retired as Head of Special Needs. She has also developed and published educational packs and teaching aids as well as fictional work.She has been involved in designing costumes for various opera and theatre companies, and was also a wildlife artist for several charities and organisations.
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Inspiration Destination Challenge Blog is an anything goes, weekly challenge blog and you have until Tuesday, midnight, CST to link up with us! xx

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Winners and DT Favorites: Challenge No. 99

Welcome, bloggers! We had a fantastic turnout with 168 entries last week!
We use Random.org to pick our winners. Our sponsors last week were Cute as a Button and Fresh Brewed Designs!
For Cute as a Button, Random.org chose:
Please put IDCB Winner No. 99 CAAB in the subject line.
For Fresh Brewed Designs, Random.org chose:
Please put IDCB Winner No. 99 FBD in the subject line.
Congratulations! Please send an email to IDCB.Winner@gmail.com within 7 days. We will provide you with info on how to collect your prize. :) Be sure to grab our badge from the right side bar to proudly display on your personal blog! Thank you so much for playing along with Inspiration Destination!
Now for our DT Favorites! These participants were each handpicked from 168 entries! 
Team members who participated in the challenge each selected a favorite and here they are: 
Billie's favorite is #73 Julie P and here's why in her own words: Great masculine card, I love the fibers she used, colors and the image is perfect.
Dianne's favorite is #60 Anet and here's why in her own words: Gorgeous card love the image beautiful colour's and design xx
Geesje's favorite is #4 Ina and here's why in her own words: very nice card. Love the way you make it.
Khushboo's favorite is #4 Ina and here's why in her own words: Love the layering and the vintage-y look. Beautiful paper and embellies.
Jolanda's favorite is #68 Maya and here's why in her own words: The image is so cute and beautifully colored. The flowers and designpapers are so lovely
Michelle's favorite is #126 Blue Daisy and here's why in her own words: I love how she used the image. And the background and sentiment are great.
Patricia's favorite is #15 Henriette and here's why in her own words: This is a great design. I love the big sentiment with the little dog. The brown dots are perfect in the empty background.
Shell's favorite is #101 Laila and here's why in her own words: just love the colour & the fact that you have put your jellyfish & mermaid in space! Love it!!!
Wendy's favorite is #152 Mi Pequeno Tesoro and here's why in her own words: Gorgeous project, love all the details put into this
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Congratulations and well done! Please grab our DT Favorite badge from our side bar to the right.
Thank you for joining our challenge last week and we hope to see you again! 
Be sure to join us for Challenge No. 100 being sponsored by Fabrika Fantasy and Robyn's Fetish! Thank you so very much for choosing to play along with us! 

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Anything Goes Challenge No. 100

Welcome to our Anything Goes Challenge No. 100! Can you believe we've been doing this for 100 weeks! Wow! I can't believe how the time just flew by! Thank you all for joining us in our crafting journey!
We've got two wonderful sponsors for this week. We have Fabrika Fantasy and Robyn's Fetish!
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At FabrikaFantasy.com we write and illustrate stories in the genre of fantasy adventure (heroic and urban), mystery, thriller, comics, as well as children's books. Please browse the 'Books' section of this website to learn more about our stories.
We offer character/mascot creation and custom illustrations for books, board games, greeting cards, blogs/websites and other purposes. We have long experience in doing artworks of various styles (cartoon, fantasy and realistic). Please look through the samples of our work in the 'Portfolio' section, and if you like them and wish we provide you with something like these, feel free to contact us.
Also, we would like to invite you to visit our Online Store of instantly downloadable images for your crafting and design projects. In the store you will find various characters, illustrations, digital stamps and more. You can use the images for handmade craft items, jewelry, gift tags, scrapbooking, printable cards, posters, decoration, labels, stickers, magnets, t-shirts, coloring pages and much more. We are constantly adding new images, so please come back soon and often!
The FabrikaFantasy.com website is maintained by Taimy, a small creative studio located in a cold but beautiful corner of the world, in Siberia, Russia.
Thank you so much for visiting! We hope you will find something inspiring and useful here.
The FabrikaFantasy.com Team
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Robyn's Fetish Digital Stamps And More is proud to sponsor this challenge.

Robyn's Fetish Digital Stamps And More, a division of I Did It Creations, was created and is owned by Robyn Weinrib. Robyn offers a wonderful variety of digital stamps and digital papers, designed to meet the needs of all digital paper crafting addicts for every occasion.
Robyn’s Fetish Digital Stamps And More is happy to award 3 digital stamps of the winner’s choice to the winner of this challenge.

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using Charlie Christmas Bear
WENDY
using Baken Dayz
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Inspiration Destination Challenge Blog is an anything goes, weekly challenge blog and you have until Tuesday, midnight, CST to link up with us! xx

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Winner and DT Favorites: Challenge No. 98

Welcome, bloggers! We had a fantastic turnout with 165 entries last week!
We use Random.org to pick our winners. Our sponsors last week was The Cutting CafĂ©!
Random.org chose:
Please put IDCB Winner No. 98 - TCC in the subject line.
Congratulations! Please send an email to IDCB.Winner@gmail.com within 7 days. We will provide you with info on how to collect your prize. :) Be sure to grab our badge from the right side bar to proudly display on your personal blog! Thank you so much for playing along with Inspiration Destination!
Now for our DT Favorites! These participants were each handpicked from 165 entries! 
Team members who participated in the challenge each selected a favorite and here they are: 
Billie's favorite is #9 Adrian Reeck and here's why in her own words: He made the card by himself (his mom is Monika Reeck who is an awesome crafter) His little border at the top and the cute Latte cup with the word Coffee is awesome for his dad's birthday
Dianne's favorite is #130 Cathie and here's why in her own words: Fabulous and Fantastic card just love the image xx
Ema's favorite is #58 Scrappy Scatty Jane and here's why in her own words: Wow! Wow! WOW! This is such a fantastic project. So much detail and I love how it's been showcased! xx
Geesje's favorite is #26 Rosina and here's why in her own words:prachtige kaart, mooie zachte kleuren en mooi geheel.
Ine's favorite is #41 Donna Ellis and here's why in her own words: Love the layout of this card
Jolanda's favorite is #10 Lynnpenguin and here's why in her own words: Gorgeous stamp with great colouring. It is really a theatrical card.
Khushboo's favorite is #1 MaxiBelle Studio and here's why in her own words: Love your image, your background colours and your colouring. Everything is so kewt and halloween-y.
Michelle's favorite is #19 Patty's Kreative Seite and here's why in her own words: I love the warm orange tones. Lovely with the black stamped images.
Patricia's favorite is #18 Lynne in NI and here's why in her own words: I love the background she made and the soft colors that the card has. Very beautiful.
Wendy's favorite is #2 Cards by Sheena and here's why in her own words: love the CAS of this one and the colouring is gorgeous
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Congratulations and well done! Please grab our DT Favorite badge from our side bar to the right.
Thank you for joining our challenge last week and we hope to see you again! 
Be sure to join us for Challenge No. 99 being sponsored by Cute as a Button and Fresh Brewed Designs. Thank you so very much for choosing to play along with us!