Friday, July 1, 2022

Challenge #7 Christmas in July - sponsored by Sheepski Designs

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CHALLENGE #7 - Christmas in July
Sponsored by
 SHEEPSKI DESIGNS
July 1-29

PRIZE
The main challenge Winner wins 3 Sheepski images of their choice

THEME DETAILS
This month's theme is Christmas in July with the optional bonus challenge twist to include a Dragonfly!
We challenge you to create anything you want from cards to 3D, using rubber stamps or digis and all kinds of projects from cute to scary and everything in between are welcome at Paper Dragonfly following this month’s theme which can be anything Christmas and Winter related!  Enter your projects in the Inlinkz link-up below following the challenge rules provided by July 29.

DRAGONFLY AWARD - OPTIONAL CHALLENGE TWIST
Every month our challenge has a fun optional twist to combine with the current theme - we challenge you to include a dragonfly in some way or form.  Those who choose to rise to the Dragonfly Award challenge twist in the most unique way wins our coveted Dragonfly Award badge.  Please put “DA” after your name in your entry description to indicate you’ve entered the challenge twist and make sure to mention how you included a dragonfly in your post.  Please note this is NOT an alternate theme or a separate challenge, your projects must still follow the current theme!


We’re so excited to have Sheepski Designs as our sponsor this month, YAY!
Sheepski Designs is sponsoring our main challenge prize and also provided the lovely digi images the PD CDT ladies used on their projects today, we hope they bring you lots of inspiration!

Sheepski Designs has a wonderful selection of whimsical digi stamps for you to see in their Etsy shop and there's additional images not included that you can find over on their Sheepskin Designs blog shop too!  Sheepski Designs also has a challenge blog for you to pop on over and play in!


Paper Dragonfly’s Creative Design Team have made wonderful Christmas in July projects to inspire you this month using the lovely images provided by Sheepski Designs!

Created by Diane


Created by Val


Created by Anita


Created by Erin


Created by Nan


Created by Patricia


CHALLENGE INFO and RULES

INFO
Our challenges are monthly and start on the 1st Friday of each month.
Each challenge has a different theme.
For most challenges including a dragonfly is optional - see DRAGONFLY AWARD info.
Occasionally a challenge will be dragonfly themed.

ANYTHING FLIES aka anything goes
Anything Flies Challenges are our fun take on Anything Goes which means you make anything you want.  

DRAGONFLY AWARD - OPTIONAL CHALLENGE TWIST
Every month our challenge has a fun optional twist to combine with the current theme - we challenge you to include a dragonfly in some way or form.  Those who choose to rise to the Dragonfly Award challenge twist in the most unique way wins our coveted Dragonfly Award badge.  Please put “DA” after your name in your entry description to indicate you’ve entered the challenge twist and make sure to mention how you included a dragonfly in your post.  Please note this is NOT an alternate theme or a separate challenge, your projects must still follow the current theme!

WINNERS and PRIZES
Non- sponsored challenges are "just for fun".
Sponsored Challenges - the main Prize winner will win the sponsored prize when offered.
The main Prize winner, Dragonfly Award winner and Top 3 winners win badges and invited to guest DT for the next challenge. 

RULES

Challenge rules are subject to change when necessary and the most current rules will always be listed under the Challenge Info tab above for easy reference!

  • The project must be inspired in some way by the current challenge theme.
  • Optional Dragonfly Twist:  Include a dragonfly on your project while still following the current theme.  Put “DA” after your name in your entry description to indicate you’ve entered the challenge twist and explain how you’ve incorporated a dragonfly in your blog post.  Please note this is NOT an alternate theme or a separate challenge, your projects must still follow the current theme!
  • There are no rules as to what you may create - paper crafts, mixed media, use rubber or digis, sweet and cute, creepy cute, quirky, vintage, dark - whatever makes your creativity fly is welcome! 
  • You must follow the Paper Dragonfly blog and leave a comment on the challenge post when you enter to be eligible to play and win.
  • You may enter up to five times per month.
  • No limit on how many other challenges you can combine with Paper Dragonfly!
  • Your link must be a direct link to your project post. 
  • Projects must be blogged or shared on or after the date of the challenge, older postings and projects are not eligible.
  • You must mention and link to the current Paper Dragonfly challenge in your post to be eligible to play and win the prize. 
  • Optional but appreciated - include the current challenge badge in your post.
  • Optional but appreciated - display Paper Dragonfly's main blog badge in your sidebar to help promote Paper Dragonfly Creative Challenges.  That's the one above and also at the top of the right sidebar.
  • It is OK to use another online forum such as Flickr and Instagram if you do not have a blog.
  • If you would like us to leave a comment, be sure you have comment verification turned off and/or that the site you’ve posted to does not require membership to comment etc.
  • Paper Dragonfly respects copyright, please do not use images that have been copied without the manufacturer’s or designer’s consent, this includes but not limited to unbranded dies etc.
Paper Dragonfly's Creative Design Team and guest DT has spots open for our 2nd term, have a read of the DT requirements to see if you'd like to join us!

Have a wonderful crafty day!
Cat
xox

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

5 comments:

  1. Beautiful card inspiration by our DT ladies!

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  2. Thank you for the challenge. Lovely work by the design team.

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  3. You have used some of my favourite Sheepski Designs images on your DT cards. Many apologies for my previous entry not following the theme of your challenge and my misunderstanding of your Dragonfly rule.
    Mandy

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  4. Lovely inspiration creations by the fab DT!

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