Friday, January 28, 2022

Challenge 244 - Hard to Say

 Hi, Cut it Up Fans!
Happy Friday!  :)
Thanks to everyone who participated in our Anything Goes challenge! says the $20 store credit from Newton's Nook Designs is: 

# 65, Judy V!  
Please email us so we can get your prize out to you.  
Send your email address to Evelyn at:

Winner has until February 9th, 2022 to contact us or the prize will be rolled over to a future challenge.  😞

If you link an entry to this challenge, please stop by on 
February 11th to see if you won.
We love to award prizes!

Our top entries were:
# 7, Cathy's Creative Corner  *
# 61, Vicki  *
# 76, Maria Helena  *

Ladies, your creations were fabulous!   Grab the button below and proudly display it on your blogs!
* Please also contact Evelyn if you'd like to be a guest designer for a future challenge!  😊

Now, on to challenge #244, chosen by Katrina, 
Hard to Say.
Create a project that expresses something that's hard to say, such as Sorry, Sympathy, Belated.  Be sure to include a die cut.

This challenge runs from January 28, 2022
until February 9, 2022, (noon, EST)
Our sponsor for this challenge is
DRS Designs!

Prize: $20 voucher to the DRS Online Store

DRS Designs - a family owned company since 1950 - boasts hundreds of original rubber stamp designs. All images are available fully mounted, completely unmounted or mounted on cling cushion and are proudly hand crafted in the USA. Our rubber stamp collection includes a wide assortment of images including sentiments for all occasions, easy background designs and fun technique stamps such as our stained glass and plaid designs. The DRS Designs website features a huge card sample gallery, online demos and tips, a secure shopping area and more. Be sure to visit our daily blog with posts from our fantastic design team for inspiration and ideas.


DRS Designs supplied our design team with images to use on our projects.  Thank you so much!! ♥️

Here is some design team inspiration for you.  Click on each designer's name to be taken to her blog and learn more about her project.  While you're there, become followers and leave them some love!

First, our guest designer for this challenge,

and our Cut it Up Design Team
Welcome to our newest design team member,






 will choose the 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 blogs. 

Some friendly reminders about our challenges:
Projects must follow the theme of the challenge.
 Must include a die cut. 
Only one entry per person. 
Projects that do not follow the theme and/or the rules are not eligible for the top three or for the prize. You can read more about our rules on this post

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

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter


  1. Congrats to the winner and top entries.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  2. Congratulations to all. Thanks for the shout out, CIU. Lovely design work by the team.

  3. Congratulations to the Winner and Top Picks! Wonderful inspiration by the team. These kinds of cards can be difficult to make, but the ladies did a beautiful job. Love the serene golden browns of Larelyn's heartfelt card.
    Thank you for another lovely challenge!!
    <3 J

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