Friday, May 1, 2015

Paper Piecing - Challenge #70 AND new Design Team members

Hi Cut It Up Fans!
Happy Friday!  First of all, I'd like to thank all of you who applied for a position on the Cut it Up design team.  I'm honored that you wanted to be a part of Cut it Up.  It was a difficult job to choose from so many talented and creative designers, and I wish I could have accepted all who applied.   

It's with great pleasure that I introduce the new members of our Design Team.  Please help me welcome:










Peggie Sue

Welcome aboard, ladies!
They are joining our returning members:







Now on to this week's challenge!

Your funny cards had us in stitches!  We're still laughing!

The $20 Gift Code from As Cute as a Button goes to:

# 5, Cely (Carolina Girl)  !

Congratulations! !

Please send us your email address so we can get your prize out to you!  Send your information to our new prize coordinator, Sarah, at this address: sarah @ sarahpreston dot net  (removing spaces, of course!)

(Winner has to contact us by May 13, 2015 or prize will be rolled over to the next challenge.)


Our top three projects in numeric order were:
# 1, Leann
# 5, Cely (Carolina Girl)
# 6, Tammy A.

Ladies, your creations were fabulous!
  Grab the button below and proudly display on your blogs!

Now onto Challenge #70 chosen by Sarah.

Paper Piecing - must layer a patterned paper on the stamp area somewhere
(See Design Team examples below.)

And don't forget the die cut!

Remember, projects that do not follow the theme are not eligible for the top three or for the prize. 

This challenge runs from May 1, 2015 until May 13, 2015 (noon EST)

Our sponsor is:
Pretty Paper Pretty Ribbons
Prize:   $15 Gift Certificate

Thank you so much for your generosity!!  
We truly appreciate your sponsorship.

 If you link an entry to this challenge, PLEASE stop by on May 13 to see if you won.  

Here is some design team inspiration for you.
(click on each designer's name to be taken to their blogs)
Please take the time to visit them at their blogs, leave some love and follow them! will choose the prize winner from ALL ELIGIBLE entries.
The Design Team will be picking their favorites for the "Top Cut" from ALL ELIGIBLE entries and those winners will receive a button to proudly display on their blog.

Some friendly reminders about our challenges:
Project must follow the theme of the challenge 
AND include a die-cut
Only one entry per person.

You can read more about our rules on this post.

Thanks for stopping by!
We look forward to seeing what you create :)


  1. Welcome new DT members - Congratulations! And welcome back to returning DT members! Thank you for a new challenge - your DT samples are beautiful!

  2. Congrats to the new team!!! I am looking forward to seeing what you all create and being inspired to enter the challenges
    Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

  3. Congrats to the new DT!! It is an Amazing DT to be in!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Crafting With Creative M

  4. Thanks so much for choosing my card as one of the Top 3! Congrats to the others as well. Beautiful cards this week DT!
    Tammy x

  5. Congrats to the new DT! I love all the fun projects~awesome inspiration!