Friday, February 23, 2024

Cut it Up Challenge #298 ~ Dots and/or Stripes

       Hi, Cut it Up Fans!

It's time for another February challenge.

 Before we get on to our new challenge, we'd like to thank you for your entries for Challenge #297, 
Have a Heart
There were so many wonderful entries.  You talented ladies are making it difficult for our team to choose their faves.  That being said, our design team TOP CUTS for Challenge 297 are:

#44 Silke
#9 Trina
#29 Donna Ellis

Ladies, we loved your designs!  
Something new for 2024, the Top Cut projects will be featured on our Cut it Up Challenges Facebook Community page HERE, so be sure to take a look.
  Also, we hope you'll grab the button below and proudly display it on your blogs!
 


Finally, we'd like to invite each one of you to be our guest designer for one of our challenges in the new year. Just send an email to the address below for a list of our 2024 challenges.

Please email Larelyn at cutitupchallenges@gmail.com 
 
 On to challenge #298
Dots and/or Stripes

We're excited to see your designs.
 Don't forget to use a die cut on your project!

This challenge runs from February 23, 2024 until March 6, 2024 (noon, PST)


We are thrilled to have two guest designers for this challenge. Please visit their blogs and leave a little crafty love.




Now for some inspiration from our design team. Click on each designer's name to be taken to her blog and learn more about the inspiration for her project.  




















 The design team will be picking their favorites for the TOP CUTS from all ELIGIBLE entries.  The winners may download the TOP CUT button (above) to proudly display on their blogs and look for their project on our Facebook page. 

Some friendly reminders about our challenges:
Projects must follow the theme of the challenge.
 Must include a die cut. 
No more than 3 entries person

Projects that do not follow the theme and/or the rules are not eligible for the top three or a guest designer invitation.
Please check the rules in the right sidebar.

  We look forward to seeing what you create. 

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Friday, February 9, 2024

Cut it Up Challenge #297 ~ Have a Heart

          Hi, Cut it Up Fans!

Are you ready for our first February challenge?

 Before we get on to our new challenge, we'd like to thank you for your entries for Challenge #296, 
This Makes Me Happy
Reading about the things that make our followers happy was so much fun.  Cardmaking for special people seems to be a common thread among all of us.

Our design team TOP CUTS for Challenge 296 are:

#5 Janja
#27 Esther
#36 Karen Letchworth

Ladies, we loved your designs!  
Something new for 2024, the Top Cut projects will be featured on our Cut it Up Challenges Facebook Community page HERE, so be sure to take a look.
  Also, we hope you'll grab the button below and proudly display it on your blogs!
 


Finally, we'd like to invite each one of you to be our guest designer for one of our challenges in the new year. Just send an email to the address below for a list of our 2024 challenges.

Please email Larelyn at cutitupchallenges@gmail.com 
 
 On to challenge #297
Have a Heart
Hearts make us think of Love and Valentine's Day but maybe you have a different interpretation.

We're excited to see your designs.
 Don't forget to use a die cut on your project!

This challenge runs from February 9, 2024 until February 21, 2024 (noon, PST)


How about some inspiration from our design team?  Click on each designer's name to be taken to her blog and learn more about the inspiration for her project.  
























 The design team will be picking their favorites for the TOP CUTS from all ELIGIBLE entries.  The winners may download the TOP CUT button (above) to proudly display on their blogs and look for their project on our Facebook page. 

Some friendly reminders about our challenges:
Projects must follow the theme of the challenge.
 Must include a die cut. 
No more than 3 entries person

Projects that do not follow the theme and/or the rules are not eligible for the top three or a guest designer invitation.
Please check the rules in the right sidebar.

  We look forward to seeing what you create. 

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Friday, January 26, 2024

Cut it Up Challenge #296 ~ This Makes Me Happy

         Hi, Cut it Up Fans!

We're so glad to welcome you back to our 2024 challenges.
We hope you enjoyed meeting our newest design team members.
We feel like we are a truly international team now.

 Before we get on to our new challenge, we'd like to thank you for your entries for Challenge #295, 
A New Year
We loved seeing your new crafty goodies or techniques you wanted to give a try.

Our design team TOP CUTS for Challenge 295 are:

#2 Kathie
#31 Hansi
#30 Helen F

Ladies, we loved your designs!  
Something new for 2024, the Top Cut projects will be featured on our Cut it Up Challenges Facebook Community page HERE, so be sure to take a look.
  Also, we hope you'll grab the button below and proudly display it on your blogs!
 


Finally, we'd like to invite our Top Cuts to be our guest designer for one of our challenges in the new year. Just send an email to the address below for a list of our 2024 challenges.

Please email Larelyn at cutitupchallenges@gmail.com 
 
 On to challenge #296
This Makes Me Happy
This is a theme used last year and we had so much fun with it.  Along with it being a participant favorite, the team loved seeing what made YOU happy, so we've brought it back.

We're excited to see your designs.
 Don't forget to use a die cut on your project!

This challenge runs from January 26, 2024 until February 7, 2024 (noon, PST)


We'll begin our challenge inspiration with returning guest design, 


Now for some inspiration from our design team. Click on each designer's name to be taken to her blog and learn more about the inspiration for her project.  


























 The design team will be picking their favorites for the TOP CUTS from all ELIGIBLE entries.  The winners may download the TOP CUT button (above) to proudly display on their blogs and look for their project on our Facebook page. 

Some friendly reminders about our challenges:
Projects must follow the theme of the challenge.
 Must include a die cut. 
No more than 3 entries person

Projects that do not follow the theme and/or the rules are not eligible for the top three or a guest designer invitation.
Please check the rules in the right sidebar.

  We look forward to seeing what you create. 

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Friday, January 12, 2024

Cut it Up Challenge #295 ~ A New Year (use a NEW tool, product, idea, design, etc.)

        Hi, Cut it Up Fans!

Welcome to our first challenge of the New Year.
Along with the new year and new challenge, we also have four new design team members!!  
Here they are:

We are so excited to share their work and blogs with you.
You can read more about them by going to our Design Team page here on the blog.

But first,
 We'd like to thank you for your entries for Challenge #294, 
Anything Goes
There were so many amazing projects shared. It was our largest entry of the year - what a way to end 2023!!!

Our design team TOP CUTS for Challenge 294 are:

#12 Melanie H
#29 Karen
#66 The Crafty Den

Ladies, we loved your designs!  
Something new for 2024, the Top Cut projects will be featured on our Cut it Up Challenges Facebook Community page HERE.

  Also, we hope you'll grab the button below and proudly display it on your blogs!
 


Finally, we'd like to invite our Top Cuts to be our guest designer for one of our challenges in the new year. Just send an email to the address below for a list of our 2024 challenges.

Please email Larelyn at cutitupchallenges@gmail.com 
 
 On to challenge #295
A New Year
use a new crafty product, tool, technique, idea, etc.
We're excited to see your designs.
 Don't forget to use a die cut on your project!

This challenge runs from January 12, 2024 until January 24, 2024 (noon, PST)


Time for some inspiration from our design team. Click on each designer's name to be taken to her blog and learn more about the inspiration for her project.  
Let's begin with four our new team members.


















 The design team will be picking their favorites for the TOP CUTS from all ELIGIBLE entries.  The winners may download the TOP CUT button (above) to proudly display on their blogs and look for their project on our Facebook page. 

Some friendly reminders about our challenges:
Projects must follow the theme of the challenge.
 Must include a die cut. 
No more than 3 entries person

Projects that do not follow the theme and/or the rules are not eligible for the top three or a guest designer invitation.
Please check the rules in the right sidebar.

  We look forward to seeing what you create. 

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter