Many thanks to everyone who participated in our Paper Anthology World Cardmaking Weekend Crop, an event so popular, we managed to crash FaceBook with the sheer awesomeness of our cards!!! (Just kidding, but extra thanks to everyone who persevered, linked up, and left amazing comments in the face of last week’s historic FB glitches!)
And now, the moment we’ve all been waiting for, the Challenge Winners!
Since every entry was amazing and wonderful, we’ve randomly chosen one winner from each challenge:
1. Acorns and Pinecones: Tess Phillps
2. Gift Card Holder: Shari Carter
3. Just Dies: Merry Firschein
4.Clean and Simple: Louise Coviello
5. Sketch: Dottie Stoffers
6. Inky Background: Deb Steckler
7. Monochromatic: Linda Rubarski
8. Black and Orange: Barbara Dondero
9. Gift Box: Michelle DeSaro
10. Tic Tac Toe: Brenda Buckley
And our Grand Prize Winner is… Brigette Norcross!!!
Congratulations to all the lucky winners, your prizes can be picked up at the store, or added to any online order. And once again a giant THANK YOU to everyone who took part and made it the best WCD Weekend ever!
If you’re feeling stumped by the Gift Bag or Box challenge in the WCD Online Crop we’ve been hosting on the Paper Anthology Facebook Page, or maybe you just happen to need a clever and appealing little gift box? Either way, Elisabeth’s video will help you create a fabulous little project using nothing but four (12×12) sheets of cardstock, one sheet of patterned paper, adhesive and a scoring tool! The measurements for every element you’ll need are below. When you’re ready to roll, click the “play” button and craft along with Elisabeth!
3-in-1 Gift Box
8 1/4” x 6 5/8” – score all sides at 1 ¾”
Patterned paper for base:
· 4 pieces – 1 ½” x 4 ½”
· 4 pieces – 1 ½” x 2 7/8”
6 ¾” x 5 1/8” – Score all sides at 1” using a shim.
Saturday (October 2nd) is World Cardmaking Day, but we’ll be celebrating all weekend long on the Paper Anthology Facebook Page with TEN (10!) inspiring challenges, trivia, quizzes, Zoom chats and there *might* even be a few prizes… if you like that sorta thing? We kickoff at 10am on Friday, and run through Sunday afternoon, but don’t worry you’ll have some extra time afterwards to complete and post your cards or layouts. Whether you live right around the corner or are half a world away, we’d love for you to celebrate World Cardmaking Day with us this weekend!
The next Paper Anthology Online Crop is called Creation Inspiration Weekend and you’re invited! It will take place this Friday- Sunday, February 26th-28th, on the Paper Anthology FaceBook Page. We’ll have *TEN* brand new challenges, use them to jumpstart your creativity and maybe win some awesome prizes packs! Help us make the shortest month of 2021 the most inspiring so far!