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Our Weekly Challenge begins on Sunday at 7AM CST (U.S.), and closes on Saturday at 11:55PM CST.

We announce WINNERS on Wednesdays. If winners do not contact us in 1 month time frame the prize will be voided. All prizes are offered generously by the sponsor and once your contact information is received by the sponsor Pile It On is not responsible for the receipt of the prize. Thanks for your understanding in this matter.

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Pile It On #16 - No DP (Or make your own)

This week at Pile It On! we're challenging you to create your project without any DP (Designer Paper). You may make your own patterned paper, however!

We are sponsored this week by A Day for Daisies, and one lucky participant will win 3 digi stamps of their choice!
A Day For Daisies (ADFD) provides themed categories of over 1000 digital illustrations, including fairy tales and magical mermaids, cutie kids, vintage illustrations, sentiments and lovely designs for all occasions!
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ADFD BLOG: http://adayfordaisies.blogspot.com
ADFD FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/pages/A-Day-For Daisies/142905905744876?ref=ts
ADFD ETSY: http://www.etsy.com/shop/adayfordaisies

Here's some inspiration from our Design Team, featuring images by A Day for Daisies:
Challenges for Beth:
PIO- NO Designer or Pattern Paper
A Day For Daisies- Stripes
613 Avenue Create-Anything Goes
Scrapping 4 Fun Challenges-Use A Stamp/Digi Image
Digi Galore-Flowers
ABC Challenge- J- Just As You Like (anything goes)

Tanya - Little Scrapper


Challenges for Tanya:
Catch The Bug: Anything Goes
Color Me Creative Challenge: Anything goes
Crafty Calendar: Things with Wings  
Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps: Anything goes
Open-Minded Challenges: Easter or pastel colors  
Paper Crafting Challenges: No Patterned Paper
So Artful Challenge: Signs of Spring (Shades of Green plus other colors of choice)
Sunflower Fields Designs: Easter or spring  
The Doodle Garden: Color Challenge


Tracey - Today's Beautiful Moments

Challenges for Tracey:

Elizabeth - Warm Harted

Challenges for Elizabeth:
A Gem of a Challenge - spring is in the air
Color Me Creative - anything goes
Chocolate, Coffee and Cards - spring
Crafty Boots - Sparkle
Craftitude - spring/Easter
Creative Corner - your name (embossing)
Delicious Doodles - pink
Digi Galore - flowers
Digi Choosday - 2 papers
Digi Sketch - sketch or flowers
Everybody Art - anything goes
Hiding in My Craft room - flowers
Natalie and Amy - embossing
Scrapping 4 Fun - use a stamp or digi
Sparkles Forum - favorite color combo (pink and green)
Stampin with the Dragon - spring time
The Paper Shelter - spring
Time 4 Scrap - spring
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes
QKR - spring

Jenn - Stamplified

Challenges for Jenn:
Color Me Creative-anything goes
Digi Galore-flowers
Hiding in my Craftroom-flowers
Chocolate, Coffee & Cards-spring
Craftitude-anything goes
Paper Crafting Challenges-no patterned paper
Sister Act-anything goes
Wags & Whiskers-lots of layers
Crafty Ribbon-anything goes with ribbon
Delightful Challenges-flowers
Shelly's Images-April showers bring May flowers
Crafting By Design-anything goes
Creative Moments-girly
Paper Shelter Challenge-spring
Scrappers Delight-flowers
Whimsy Inspirations-anything goes

CG - Say Something Loudly

Challenges for CG:
Crafty Bloggers Network April Challenge: Die Cuts or Embossing
Delightful Challenges: Include a flower
Fab 'n' Funky #212: Flowers
Get Inky! Challenge #12: Die Cuts
Hiding in my Craft Room: Flowers
Just B Creative Crazy: Linky Party Anything goes
Party Time Tuesdays: Die Cuts
Quick Quotes: Project with Stamping
Red Rubber Inspirationals: Back to Nature
Simon Says Stamp: Animals

Kimberly - Paper Munch Designs

Challenges for Kimberly:


Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Winners PIO #14 - Feminine

We had 144 gorgeous entries into our Feminine Challenge last week!

Prize Winner, as chosen via Random.org:

#72 Gloria Shirr   
Congratulations! Please email CG (CGSaysSomethingLoudly AT gmail DOT com) to receive your $10 gift certificate to Aurora Wings.

Top 3, as chosen by the Design Team:

#84 Lisa F 

#115 Bо 

    #126 lalkygirl 

Congratulations! Please grab your Top 3 Scoops badge (code is available in the right sidebar):


Many thanks to you all, and we hope you'll join us this week for Pile It On #15 - Mesh or Tulle, sponsored by Inky Impressions.


Sunday, April 13, 2014

Pile It On #15 - Mesh or Tulle with Inky Impressions

We have a challenging new challenge for you this week, we would like to see Tulle or Mesh on your creation. You could use real mesh or tulle or maybe a paper, a technique or even a die cut as long as it looks like mesh or tulle!

This week were are sponsored by Inky Impressions and the prize is a $10 Gift Certificate to their online shop.

The Inky Impressions Online Store features original digital and rubber stamps, as well as many of your favorite embellishments and papers. You can also play along with their Weekly Challenge.

Our team members have used different techniques to match the theme this week and we are sure you'll love them!

Tracy - Scrapcats Scribbles

Tracy's Challenges:
Challenges 4 Everyone - Anything Goes
Ditzie Digi Design - Anything Goes
Electic Ellapu - For the boys 
Fairytale Stampers - Favourite Colours
Papercrafting Challenges - Masculine
Craft Girls Challenge - Anything Goes
7 Kids College Fund - Anything Goes
Rhedd and Rosies Challenge Blog - Anything Goes
Whimsy Stamps - Anything Goes
Cardz 4 Guys - Numbers
Clear It Out - Anything Goes
FanTastic Tuesday -Anything Goes
2 Cute Ink - Anything Goes
Craft Bloggers Network Challenge - Die Cuts or Embossing
Time Out -  Masculine Birthday
Imagination Crafts - Anything Goes
Natalie and Amy - Embossing
Oddball Art Stamp Co-  Use a digi
Sarah Hurley 365 - Stitching 
The Crafting Cafe - One for the Boys

Alycia - Happy Chick Designs

Challenges for Alycia:
Pile It On #15 - Tulle or Mesh
Crafting by Designs: April - Anything Goes
FairyTale Challenge #89 Butterflies
Crafty Hands #12 - Anything Goes
A Creative Romance - Egg-cellent Spring
Aud Sentiments #104 - For a Friend
Timeout #3 Birthday
Paper Crafting Journey - For a Special Lady
Art Impressions #133 - Best of Friends
The Crafter's Cafe #58 - Spring
Creative Moments #40 - Anything Goes w/ Girly
The Stamping Chef #24 - Anything Goes
PaperTake Weekly - Spring
Fan-Tastic Tuesday #30 - Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew #59 - Spring
Cure for the Monday Blues #12 - Quirky Cuttles (Photo Inspiration)
Paper Makeup #135 - Anything Goes
Always Playing with Paper #4 - Sketch - moved my pendants up and rotated 90*
Craftin' Desert Divas - Anything Goes
The Paper Girls #53 - Photo Inspiration
The Doodle Garden #2 - Spring Colors
3 Girl Jam - Spring
Artbymiran #3 - Anything Goes

Katie - Both Sides of The Paper

Challenges for Katie:
Crafty Bloggers - Die Cuts or Embossing (3 entries only)
Fairies - Shabby or Vintage
Little Miss Muffet - Distressed
The Stamping Boutique - Distress It
Clear It Out - Faux Stitching (stashed item is the stamp)
As You Like It - Favorite Stitching (faux as I am rubbish with the machine on paper)
Crafty Ribbons - Flower Power
Penny's - Flower Power
Scrapper's Delights - Flowers
Fairy Tale - Butterflies
The Craft Garden - Pick 3 (Ink, Floral Paper, Ribbon)
Hobbybook Designers - 2 or More Die Cuts
Creative Moments - Anything Goes/Girly
Sister Act - Anything Goes
Crafty Hands Devon - Anything Goes (3 entries only)
One Crazy Stamper - Anything Goes (no digi)(5 entries only)
Fantastic Tuesday - Anything Goes (square)(2 entries only)

Anna - Anna's Handmade Cards

Challenges for Anna:
Tuesday Throwdown - weather report
4 Crafty Chicks - use polka dots
Inky Impressions - dots & stripes
Card Makin' Mamas - buttons, bits & baubles
Eclectic Ellapu - one for the boys
Fan-Tastic Tuesday - anything goes
4 Krafty Girlz - anything goes
Love to Scrap! - anything goes
Challenges 4 Everybody - anything goes

Jennifer Scull - Just Coffee Please...

Challenges for Jennifer:
Pile it On - add tulle or mesh
Inky Impressions - dots & stripes
Aud Sentiments - sentiment for a friend
Paper Crafting Journey - for a special lady (young lady)
Cards Galore Encore - include your fave color (pink!)
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - anything goes w/patterned paper
Faeries Ch - shabby or vintage
Sketch 'n Dies - sketch (die from Spellbinders)
Baffies Kreativladen - for a woman (young woman)
Crafting For All Seasons - dies and punches (die: Spellbinder, punches: Martha Stewart & SU!)
Creative Moments - anything goes girly
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - add wings
Paper Pretties - punches (Martha Stewart & SU!)
Rhedd and Rose's - anything goes
Fan-tastic Tues - anything square goes
Top Tip Tues - cute
Love to Scrap - anything goes
Card Makin' Mamas - buttons, bits, and baubles (buttons & enamel dots)
Chocolate, Coffee, & Cards - use stripes
Savvy Handmade Cards - make believe or mythical creature
Sister Act - any card goes
Catch the Bug - springtime
Bearly Mine - Spring

Mayra - Mayra's Designs

Challenges for Mayra:
Papercrafting with Attitude- #62 Anything Goes
Get Inky -#11 Spring/Easter 
Sister Act Card Challenge- #52 Anything Goes
Craftin' desert Divas - Anything Goes Linky Party
4 Krafty Girlz - #15 Anything Goes 
A Creative Need - #18 Signs of Spring
Card makin' Mamas - Buttons, Bits and Baubles
Chocolate, Coffee, & Cards - #62 Use Stripes
Craftitude - #62 Anything Goes

Helen - Helen's Craft Haven

Challenges for Helen:
Pile It On! - Mesh or Tulle
Animal Friends - Spring/Easter
CCEE Stampers - Bunnies, Eggs or Both
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything Goes
Crafter's Cafe - Spring
Crafty Catz - Animals
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - Anything Goes with pattern Papers
Crafty Sentiments - Easter
Crazy 4 Challenges - Eggs
Creative Card Crew - Spring
Cut It Up - Easter
Cute Card Thursday - Easter
Delightful - Eggs
Dream Valley - Easter
Gem of a Challenge - Spring is in the Air
Just for Fun - Easter
Moving Along with the Times - Easter/Spring
Papertake Weekly - Spring has Sprung
Simon Says Stamp (Wednesdays) - Easter and/or Sweet Treats
Squirrel & the Fox - All Creatures Great & Small
Stampavie & More - Easter
Stamping with the Dragon - Spring
Sweet Stamps - Easter
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
Totally Papercrafts - Easter
Whimsy Inspires - Anything Goes

Now it's your turn, please add your link below and Good Luck!


Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Winners PIO #13 - Floral Fantasy

No matter the season, everyone's day is brightened by flowers! We certainly enjoyed all 118 entries in last week's Floral Fantasy Challenge.

Prize Winner, as chosen via Random.org:

#61 Hazel   
Congratulations! Please email CG (CGSaysSomethingLoudly AT gmail DOT com) to receive your 15% off coupon to use in at Crafty City.

Top 3, as chosen by the Design Team:

#95 Tammy A

#93 Kaija

#67 Karen H

Congratulations! Please grab your Top 3 Scoops badge (code is available in the right sidebar):


Many thanks to you all, and we hope you'll join us this week for Pile It On #14 - Feminine, sponsored by Aurora Wings.


Sunday, April 6, 2014

Pile It On #14 - Feminine

This week at Pile It On! we're focusing on the Feminine. From girly to vintage, make a project with a strong feminine side!

Our sponsor is Aurora Wings, and one lucky participant will win a $10 gift certificate to their etsy store.
Aurora Wings features illustrations inspired by fairies, mermaids, ballet, myths & legends from around the world, catrina/ skull painted beauties, steampunk, dark & macabre, all in lush colors with delightful detail. If you are a handmade card artist/crafter, please stop by the Stamps by AuroraWings facebook group where you can post photos, receive discount codes, participate in monthly contests to win prizes, and so much more. You can also join the fun at the Aurora Wings challenge blog.

Now for your inspiration from PIO's Team A, featuring digis from Aurora Wings:

Sharla - This Thing Called Life

Challenges for Sharla:
Fairies Challenge-Shabby or Vintage
4Krafty Girls-Anything Goes
Art Impression Stamps-Getting Girly
Paper Crafting Journey-Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp-Anything Goes
Through the Craftroom Door-Anything Goes
AuroraWings Challenge-Anything Goes
Craftin Desert Divas-ATG
Craft Your Passion-Shaped card
Color Me Creative- Sparkle It (glitter on wood veneer, glitter on flowers)
A Creative Romance-Spring Flowers
Crafty Hands Challenge-Shabby Chic
Just Add Ink-Layers
Catch the bug-Anything Goes

Tanya - Little Scrapper

Challenges for Tanya:
City Crafter Challenge Easter/Spring 
Fan-Tastic Tuesday -  Use A Patterened Paper 
Going Grey With Scrap-Creations Spring  
Loves Rubber Stamps Anything Goes 
Papertake Weekly  - Anything Goes 
Through The Craft Room Door - Always Anything Goes 
2 Cute Ink Challenge - Anything Goes 
Artistic Inspirations - Anything Goes / Easter Colors 
AuroraWings Challenge - Anything Goes 
Craft-Dee BowZ - Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow + Blog Hop Apr 2 - Apr 5 
Craft It Up & Link It Up Linky Party by Craftin Desert Divas - Anything Goes


Tracey - Today's Beautiful Moments

Challenges for Tracey:

Elizabeth - Warm Harted

Challenges for Elizabeth:
Bearly Mine - spring
Cards Galore - favorite colors
Crafting By design - anything goes
Craft for the Craic - Easter or spring
Craftitude - anything goes
Crafty Catz - spring
Crafts Galore Encore - fav color (pink)
Delightful Challenge - square
CMC Challenge - sparkle
Divas By design - anything goes
Fantastic Tuesday - use patterned paper
Jo's Scrap Shack - anything goes
LadyBug Crafts - spring
Loves Rubber Stamps - anything goes
Papertake Weekly - anything goes
Red Rubber - Spring
Sister Act - anything goes
Stampin with the Dragon - spring
Totally papercrafts - pastels
4 Crafty Chicks - color an image
4 Crafty Girls - anything goes

Jenn - Stamplified

Challenges for Jenn:
Challenges 4 Everybody-anything goes
Crafting When we Can-for a child
Dream Valley-Easter
Lacy Sunshine-add flowers
One Stitch at a Time-flowers
Robyns Fetish-Easter
Pumpkin Spice-bunnies
Creative Corner-flowers
Jo's Scrap Shack-anything goes
Simply Create Too-bunnies
The Stamping Boutique-easter
Totally Papercraft-pastels
Aurora Wings Challenge-anything goes
My Favorite Things-sketch

CG - Say Something Loudly

Challenges for CG:
A song in your He{ART} #4: Everything grows
AuroraWings Challenge: Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion: Shaped cards or Anything but Square
Crafty Catz #225: Springtime
Eureka Stamps: Spring Flowers
Fitztown Challenge: Fancy Folds
Inky Impressions #153: Fancy Fold
Melonheadz Friends Challenge: Spring
Oldie But A Goodie Challenge: April Showers Bring May Flowers + Stash item (leaf ribbon, plain papers, and sentiment stamp are all over a year old)
Pattie's Creations #89: Fancy Folds
Scrap-Creations: Spring
TimbroScrapMania Stamping Challenge: Only for a Girl

Kimberly - Paper Munch Designs



Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Winners PIO #12 - Pretty Hair

Didn't you just love all gorgeous & unique tresses on parade for last week's Pretty Hair Challenge?!

Challenge 2014 #12
Top 3, as chosen by the Design Team:

#23 Kathy Tanner

#36 Regan


Congratulations! Please grab your Top 3 Scoops badge (code is available in the right sidebar):


And now for the Lucky Winner of the Sponsor Prize, as chosen via Random.org:

#2 Jacki    
Congratulations! Please email CG (CGSaysSomethingLoudly AT gmail DOT com) to receive your $25 gift certificate to The Paper Nest Dolls Store.

Many thanks to you all, and we hope you'll join us this week for Pile It On #13 - Floral Fantasy, sponsored by Crafty City.



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