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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.
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Sunday, June 26, 2011

PIO #26 - Going Round in Circles!

It's time to get out those long challenge lists as we have another new challenge here at Pile It On where we not only allow but actively ENCOURAGE you to combine as many challenges as you can! This week we have a super simple one for you, we want to see Circles!!
To help the team this week we the fabulous Whimsy Stamps! as our sponsor.



Whimsy Stamps is a family owned business and online store located in the United States. We carry a line of whimsical and fun rubber stamps made from deeply etched red rubber and mounted on EZ mount foam. We also have a digital stamp collection with new releases on the 1st of each month. We've recently added an online gallery for our DT and registered users where you can find lots of samples using our stamps. We also have an inspirations blog with daily postings and product info and our featured stamper Saturdays!



Let's enjoy this ROUND of amazing samples by our team and the June Guest team.


Chris V - Easily Amused - June Guest Designer
Chris' challenges:
Pile It On #26 - Circles, Circles and More Circles (you're here!)
OCC - Your Style
Creative Inspirations #62 - Stitching
Crafty Catz #88 - Add a Charm
Simply Create #46 - Fly With Us
Nadia's #9 - Kid's Cards
Ladybug Crafts Ink #33 - Use Red
Creative Belli #120 - the letter G
Crafts and Me - We Are In Stitches


Emily C- The Wonderful Insanity Called Life- June Guest Designer


Emily's Challenges:
Pile It On: Circles, circles and more circles
Fairy Tale Challenges: America
Off The Wall Craftiness: Red, White and a Shade of Blue
Phindy's Place Challenges: Circles
Stamp Something: Red, White, and Blue
Totally Paper Crafts: Spots and Stripes
Craft Us Crazy: Red, White & Blue and/or Summer Theme
Paper Play Challenges: Stars and Stripes
Decorate To Celebrate: Independence Day (Must Be Party Decorations)


Katie - Both Sides of The Paper

Challenges for Katie:
PIO - Circles
Paper Crafting Journey - Anything Goes
Scrapbook Sisters - Anything Goes
Everybody Art - Anything Goes
Crafty Calendar - Things With Wings
Bloggers Challenge - Things With Wings
The Poodles Parlour - Come Fly With Me
Bunny Zoe's - Fairies
2 Sisters - Fairies
Ruby's Rainbow - Flowers
Challenge Up Your Life - Circles
Phindy's Place - Circles
Crafty Creations - Let It Shine (used pearls and dewdrops)
Speedy the Cats Friends - Sparkle (I used Pearls and Dewdrops)
Alphabet Challenge - H is for Half Dozen (used 6 pearls)
Bee Crafty - Summers Here (with a digi)
Bearly Mine - Summertime
Alots Rubber Stamps - Summertime
Amber's Crafts - Summertime (1 entry only)
The Paper Variety - Summer
Craft Us Crazy - Summertime
Wags N Whiskers - Summertime
Papertake Weekly - Here Comes The Sun
Tuesday Taggers - Here Comes The Sun
The Paper Shelter - Fun in The Sun
Delightful Challenges - Fun in The Sun


Melissa : I Have Prettier Stuff

I will be entering the following Challenges this week:
Crafty Emma's Challenges: Anything but a square
Send A Smile 4 Kids: Use Teddy Bears or Other Animals.
Bloggers Challenge: Things With Wings
Art Impressions Stamps: Handmade Flowers
Paper Crafting Journey: Anything Goes and they are havng a Blog Hop
Southern Girls Challenge: Anything Goes
Rubys Rainbow Challenge:Flowers
Scrapbook Sisters: Anything Goes
Spoonful Of Sugar Challenge:Ribbon and Bows
Deep Ocean Challenge Blog:Flowers
Everybody Art Challenge:Anything Goes
Challenge Up Your Life: Circles
Rainbow Ladies Craft Blog: Use a Digi
Digis with an Attitude - Anything Goes
Phindy's Place - Circles
OCC - Your Style (Anything Goes)


Scrappy from Big-Scrappy-World
Scrappy's Challenges:

PIO - Circles
Phindy's Place - Circles
Crafty Emma's Challenges - Anything but a square
Off The Wall Craftiness - Red, White and a Shade of Blue
Stamp Something - Red, White, and Blue
Penny's Paper Crafty - Red,White, and Blue
Ladybug Crafts Ink #33 - Use Red
Craft Us Crazy - Red, White & Blue and/or Summer Theme
Bee Crafty - Summers Here (with a digi)
Bearly Mine - Summertime
Alota Rubber Stamps - Summertime
Amber's Crafts - Summertime
Craft Us Crazy - Summertime
Wags N Whiskers - Summertime
OCC - Your Style (Anything Goes)
Southern Girls Challenge - Anything Goes
Paper Crafting Journey - Anything Goes
Scrapbook Sisters - Anything Goes
OCC - Your Style (Anything Goes)
Everybody Art Challenge - Anything Goes
Inspire me Fridays - Anything Goes
Rainbow Ladies: Digi Day
Digis with an Attitude - Anything Goes
Deep Ocean Challenge Blog - Flowers
Ruby's Rainbow - Flowers
A Spoonfull Of Sugar - Ribbon and Bows
Crafty Calendar - Things With Wings
Bloggers Challenge - Things With Wings
The Poodles Parlour - Fly With Me
Simply Create #46 - Fly With Us
Send A Smile 4 Kids - Use an animals (butterfly)
Crafty Creations - Let It Shine (Spica GlitterPen )
Speedy the Cats Friends - Sparkle (Spica GlitterPen )
Creative Belli #120 - 'G' (Gingham, Glitter Pen)
Creative Inspirations #62 - Stitching
Crafts and Me - We Are In Stitches
Sugar Creek Hollow - TicTacToe (Buttons, Distressing, Flowers)


Beth- BethieJs Blogspot

PIO - Circles
Crafts and Me - We Are In Stitches
Crafty Emma's Challenges - Anything but a square
Challenge up you Life - Circles
Phindy's Place - Circles
Inspire me Fridays - Anything Goes
Make It Monday- Anything Goes
Speedy the Cats Friends - Sparkle
Southern Girls Challenge: Anything Goes


Crystal - scrapcandydesigns
Crystal's Challenges:
PIO - Goin' Around in Circles
My Graffico - Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday - Cross It (bow!)
The Shabby Tea Room - Classic Patterns & Photo Inspiration (inspired by colors!)
The Paper Variety - Summer (fun summer colors!)
Tuesday Taggers - Here Comes the Sun (summery colors!)
Southern Girls - Anything Goes
Candy Shoppe Designs - Pinterest Photo Inspiration (inspired by circles & some colors in y'all's pic!)
Amber's Crafts & Stuff - Dog Days of Summer (used summery colors!)
CCEE - National Pink Day



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Sunday, June 19, 2011

PIO challenge 25 - Show me Some Metal

It's time for another challenge here at Pile It On and we're super excited to have Simon Says Stamp as our sponsor this week!
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Simon Says Stamps has a huge selection of rubber Stamps, scrapbooking and paper crafting supplies. Also visit the Simon Says Stamp blog and they're now on Paper Crafts Planet HERE.


Simon Says Stamp has over 100,000 items in stock. They have all of the latest releases from Magnolia, Whiff of Joy, Tim Holtz, Spellbinders, Copic and so much more! With free shipping for all International orders over $175 and USA Orders over $70, it’s a great time to shop with Simon Says Stamp.

The winners of these week's challenge will receive... a $15 of products from their store... I know this is HUGE.... so common play with us!  To play with us remember you need to do OUR challenge and AT least one more current challenge.  You can do any type of project: cards, layouts, digital layouts, hybrid, jewelry, anything!  This week we want you to show us some metal.


Let's now sit and enjoy the wonderful creations of our Guest and DT members.


Emily C- The Wonderful Insanity Called Life- June Guest Designer

Emily's Challenges:
Pile It On: Show Me Some Metal
Sketchobilities: Sketch
Make it Monday: Anything Goes
The Sisterhood of Crafters: Any Project, Gift, Card, or Layout Celebrating The Man In Your Life
Bloggers Challenge: Masculine Card or Project


Chris V - Easily Amused - June Guest Designer
Pile It On #25 - Show Me Some Metal (you're here!)
My Favorite Things Wednesday Stamp Club MFTWSC24 - sketch
Stamp Something - Pretty Paper
Southern Girls  #21- Anything Goes
Simon Say - Bingo (Flowers, brads and sentiments)
Top Tip #38 - open challenge
Paper Variety #38 - 2 or more text types
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Distressed Torn Edges
Shabby Tea Room - pink, green, neutral and flowers
Going Grey with Scrap Creations - Anything Goes


Elizabeth - Warm Harted

Elizabeth's Challenges:
Aly's Sunday - all about kids
Art Impressions - buttons, bows or both
Charisma Cardz - pink and green
Crafts 4 Eternity - embellish with something beginning with "R"
Crafty Purple Frog - use a favorite
My Mum's Craft Shop - use circle/spots
Paper Cupcakes - pink 2
Paper Shelter - use punch or a die
Poodles Parlour - anything goes
Pollycraft - ribbon and flowers
Stamps R. Us - 1, 2, 3, recipe
Top Tip Tuesday - anything goes
Stamp Something - pretty papers
Southern Girls - anything goes
Use it Tuesday - dies or punch
Whoopsi Daisy - free and easy


Helen from Helen's Craft Haven:

Challenges for Helen:
Pile It On! - Show Us Some Metal
Delightful - Anything Goes
Just Some Lines - Spots & Dots
Simon Says Stamp - Bingo (Flowers, Brad, Sentiment)
Stampavie & More - Butterflies
Sweet Stampin' - Things with Wings
Top Tip Tuesday - Open Theme
Totally Papercrafts - Die cuts & Punches


Challenges for Trish:
2 Sisters: For a guy
Little Red Wagon: for dad


Sharon - Colouring for pleasure

Sharon's Challenges
Sweet stampin - Things with wings
Delicious Doodles - Things that flutter
Inspire me Friday - Anything goes
Polka Doodles - Pretty things with wings
The Poodles Parlous - Anything goes
Simply Create - Wings
Flutter By Wednesday - add a butterfly.....
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Sunday, June 12, 2011

PIO Challenge #24 - What's Your Angle?

Happy Sunday!  Welcome to another Pile It On! Challenge, were we try to make you go beyond your wildest dreams when working on your project.  Yep, ladies let's Pile as high as we can those challenges! (but of course you can still play with us if you just pile our challenge with only one more current challenge.)
Our wonderful sponsor this week is Just Some Lines, I discovered Just Some Lines a few months back and was completely taken by the sweetness in their stamps.  They are not only whimsical but they all have that sweet touch that you will LOVE.  They also run a challenge blog were this week's challenge (active until June 17th) is to crete a monochromatic project).


This week we ask you "what's your angle?"  Your matting or your project need to be not squared or rectangle but wide or narrow angles.  Show us your take on this challenge, remember you might interpret a little different our challenge but that's ok, just let us know how you got inspired.  This week's winner will receive a $15 Gift Certificate from Just Some Lines.

Emily C- The Wonderful Insanity Called Life- June Guest Designer


Emily's Challenges:
Pile It On: Crooked Angles
Moving Along With The Times: Anything But A Card
Make it Monday: Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion: Anything Goes
Make It Colorful: Must Include Blue
Wee Memories: Anything Goes
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Christine Veneruso - Easily Amused - June Guest Designer

Chris V's challenges:
Crazy 4 Challenges C4C91 - Masculine Card
Secret Crafter #138 - a Male Card
One Stop Craft #135 - Father's Day
Creative Inspirations #60 - Father's Day
Polka Doodles week 23 - Something for Dad
Fussy N Fancy - Man Cards
Sew Many Challenges #56 - Father's Day
Simply Create #45 - All About You Dad
Stamp Something - Something Punched
Paper Play week 23 - Father's Day/Man's card
CRAFT #106 - Father's Day
Craft Us Crazy #10 - Father's Day
Delightful Challenges - Father's Day
Ladybug Crafts Ink #31 - It's All About the Males
Crazy #70 - Father's Day
Fab N Funky #76 - Magnificent Men
Paper Variety - For the Guys
Sisterhood of Crafters - Celebrating Dad/Men
Stampin' Royalty #75 - Let's Celebrate Dad
Critter Challenge #68 - Let's Get Krafty



Crystal - scrapcandydesigns


Crystal's Challenges:
PIO - Angles
Fresh Brewed - Lots of Yellow
Inspire Me Fridays - Anything Goes
Penny's - Best Friends
EIC - Inspired by all the yellow in THIS @ Peaden Scott Designs
Crafty Creations - Over the Rainbow (inspired by the YELLOW brick road...lol!)
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Crafts & Me - Stamp Something
There She Goes - Milestone (special friend's birthday!)
Paper Sundaes - Sentimental


Katie - Both Sides of The Paper


Challenges for Katie:
PIO - Crooked Angles
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Bearly Mine - Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
Thrilling Thursday - Anything Goes
The Poodles Parlour - Anything Goes (1 entry only)
Just Some Lines - Monochromatic
Guylou's Inimitabilty - Monochromatic
Art Impressions Stamps - Monochromatic
Craft Your Days - Monochromatic
Fresh Brewed - Lots of Yellow
Crafty Creations - Inspired by Over The Rainbow (I chose the yellow from the yellow brick road)
Happileigh Scrappin - Flowers and Stitching
Dare 2 Be Sassy - Stitching (real or faux)
Frosted Designs - Stitching (real or faux)
AI Factory - New (the image and the paper)
Lilypad - Ribbon
2 Sisters - 3 different Embellishments (beads, ribbon and flowers), 2 papers and 1 image
Totally Gorjuss - Flower Power


Elizabeth - Warm Harted


Elizabeth's Challenges:
Bearly Mine - Anything goes
Craft your Passion - Anything goes
Dutch Dare - 3 papers/2 embellies/1 image
My Mum's Craft Shop - Punch it out
Paper Take Weekly - Anything goes
The Shabby Tea Room - Emboss
Shelly's (Thrilling Thursday) - Anything goes
Stamp Something - Punch it out

Melissa; I Have Prettier Stuff

Melissa's Challenges:
Pink Gems Challenge Blog: use flowers and charm
Card Makin Mamas: With A Child/For A Child
Cooking It Up With Katie:blue, splashy, circle
Digital Tuesday Challenge Blog: In the Garden or Outdoors
Make It Colorful: Color it Blue
4 Crafty Chicks: Handmade Flowers
Dutch Dare Card Challenge Blog: recipie; 3 pattern papers, 2 embelishments and 1image
Shelly's Images Blog: Anything Goes
Craft Your Passions: Anything Goes




Scrappy's Challenges:
PIO - What's your Angle
Inspire Me Fridays - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Crafts and Me - Stamp Something
The Poodles Parlour - Anything Goes *
Delicious Doodles - Father's Day (2 of 3)
Digis with an Attitude - Father's Day
Fairy Knoll - Father's Day (2 of 2)
Sew Many Cards Challenges - Father's Day
Simply Create - All about Dad
Patties Creations - #23 Wedding or Father's Day
Fussy and Fancy - For a Man
Mami Doodles - For a man
The Stamp Man - Boys or Men
Wags n Whiskers - One for the Boys
Crazy 4 Challenges - Masculine
Little Claires Designs - #9 Masculine (2 of 3)
Marks Finest Papers /Speedy the Cats Friends - Father' Day
One Stop Crafts - Father's Day
The Secret Crafter Saturday - For a Male
Alphabet Challenge - "F" is for 'Father's Day'
Stamp, Scrap and Doodle Saturdays - Father's Day
Penny's Paper Crafty - Best Friends
Etsy Inspied - Inspired by the sentiment on THIS from Peaden Scott Designs
Crafty Creations - Inspired by Over The Rainbow
Paper Sundaes - Sentimental
AI Factory - New (Square Buttons and CS)
2 Sisters - 3 different Embellishments (button, flower, and staples), 2 papers and 1 image
The Shabby Tea Room - Emboss
Card Makin Mamas: With A Child/For A Child
Make It Colorful: Color it Blue
Clearly Inspired Stamp - Distressing
Stamp Challenges - Something Punched
My Mum's Craft Shop - Punch it out


Beth- BethieJs Blogspot
Challenges for Beth-
PIO- Whats Your Angle
AI Factory - New (Digi Stamp and PP)
Card Makin Mamas: With A Child/For A Child
Clearly Inspired Stamp - Distressing
Make It Monday- Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Shelly's Images/Thrilling Thursday - Anything Goes
Whoopsi Daisy- Free and Easy


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    Sunday, June 5, 2011

    PIO CHALLENGE #23 SUMMER HEAVEN + Summer Kick- oFF bLog Hop

    Welcome to the Summer Kick-Off Blog Hop. We've assembled a great line-up of Blogs for you this week, each with a variety of different ideas to share with you! Some of the blogs change content daily, so you'll want to check in throughout the week for your chance to win prizes! 

    The Twinery has provided a giveaway for one person who visits each blog! Here's all you have to do to qualify:
    1.  Visit each blog and then send me one email telling me a topic that is currently or has recently been featured on each site. Not hard and it gives you a chance to really check out these great blogs! To enter send the email to practicalscrappers@gmail.com
    And if you are interested in winning a $5GC from Sassy Cheryl's please keep reading and participate in our challenge this week.  You can also win some beautiful Chatterbox Card sets Bases with envelope.  To qualify just:
    1. Leave us a comment here and let us know if you are new to Pile It On! or not.


    Here's the order for the Blog Hop:
    Practical Scrappers
    Papercraft Star
    Pile It On ---- YOU ARE HERE
    Stuck on U Sketches  ---- YOUR NEXT STOP
    Getting Cricky
    Frosted Designs

    Hi everyone!  I hope you are having a wonderful weekend and have enough time to play with us this week.  You will be in love with our DT and GDTs samples, most of them are using this week's sponsor Sassy Cheryl's .   I love the whimsy look and soft line of her stamps. Cheryl sure has an eye for beauty and elegance, but it is that kid's spark that she adds to her images that make me want to squeal and jump of joy.
    There are a few things that you should know about Sassy Cheryl's, she has not only a store, but she runs an amazing blog and Challenge blog too. 


    The winner of this week's challenge will receive a $5 Gift Certificate to Sassy Cheryl's store. I am sure you all want to know what this week's challenge is... since it is starting to get nice and hot here in the states, we decided to go with "SUMMER HEAVEN" you can interpret it as you would like, maybe summery color, or maybe Summer activities.  


    We want to Welcome our June Guest Designers: Emily C -The Wonderful Insanity Called Life, Tracey Brossart -BrossArtAddiction and Chris V- Easily Amused.  We also have a super cool announcement Elizabeth - Warm Harted has accepted our invite to stay as part of our permanent DT... yay!!!
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    Emily C -The Wonderful Insanity Called Life- June Guest Designer, 

    Emily's Challenges:
    Pile It On: Summer Heaven
    Frosted Design: Sketch
    Fairy Tale Challenge Blog: Everything But A Card
    Craft Your Passion: What A Guy
    Make It Monday: Anything Goes
    Do You Stack Up: Orange
    Paper Crafting Journey: Anything Goes and/or Use Your Favorite Whatever
    Paper Play Challenges: Summer Citrus Splash


    Tracey Brossart -BrossArtAddiction -June Guest Designer

    Tracey's Challenges:
    Dutch Dare -Photo Inspiration
    Catch The Bug -Anything Goes
    Creations By GillM -Pink and Green With Flowers
    Sweet Stampin -Playin In The Summer Sun
    Wee Memories -Anything Goes
    Inspire Me Fridays -Always Anything Goes
    Stamp Something -Use A Digi
    Wags N Whiskers -Stitching
    Paper Crafting Journey -Anything Goes
    Stamp Insanity -Anything Goes
    Crafter's Companion -Here Comes Summer
    ABC Challenge -Variety 3 Different Embellishments
    Creative Craft World -3 Or More Flowers
    Penny's Paper Crafty -Here Comes Summer
    Truly Scrumptious -Summer Sparkle
    Party Time Tuesday -Anything Goes
    Top Tip Tuesday -Wrap It Up With Ribbon


    Chris V- Easily Amused
    Fab N Funky - What Eva!
    For Fun - End of School
    Paper Variety - Tutti Fruiti
    Top Tip #36 - Wrap It Up with Ribbon
    Creative Card Crew - For a Diva
    Party Time Tuesday - PTT#18 - Anything Goes
    Totally Papercrafts #69 - Get Fruity
    Stamp Something - Digi Day
    Sweet Stampin - Playing in the Summer Sun
    Wee Memories #59- Free For All
    Fairie Fun Fridays #54 - Summerfun


    Elizabeth - Warm Harted
    Elizabeth's Challenges
    ABC Challenge - Variety/use three embellishments
    Anita Be Stampin - Layer it up
    Charisma Cardz - Something that flies
    Cute Card Thursday - Embellish it
    Crafty Catz - Circles
    Divas by Design - Flowers
    DYSU - Orange
    Incy Wincy  - Nature
    Flutterby Wednesdays - Open but use a butterfly, angel or fairy
    Lady Bug Crafts - Make your own embellishment
    My Mums Craft Shop Challenge - Things with wings
    Paper Play - Summer citrus splash
    Party Time Tuesday - Anything goes
    Penny's Challenge - Here comes summer
    My Time to Craft - Makes you smile
    Stamp with Fun - In the garden
    Top Tip Tuesday - Ribbon
    Tuesday Throwdown - Make your own embellishment
    Truly Scrumptious - Summer Splash


    Sharon of Colouring for Pleasure
    Sharon's Challenges
    Catch the Bug - Anything goes
    Sweet Stampin - Playing in the Summer sun
    Wee Memories - Anything goes
    Word play weekend - Pony tails
    Prairie Fairy Fridays - Summer Fun
    Inspire me Friday - Anything goes
    Wags and Whiskers - Stitching
    Art Impressions - Happy Summer
    Cute Card Thursday - Embellish main image (transfer butterfly)
    Stamp Insanity - Anything goes


    Helen from Helen's Craft Haven:

    Challenges for Helen:
    Pile It On! - Summer Heaven
    Bee Crafty - Summer's Here
    Crafter's Companion - Here Comes Summer
    Fab 'n' Funky - What 'eva'
    My Time to Craft - Very Funny
    Prairie Fairy - Summer Fun
    Stamp Something - Digi Day
    Sundays with Crissy - Here Comes the Sun
    Sweet Stampin' - Playing in the Summer Sun
    Truly Scrumptious - Summer Sparkle


    Crystal - scrapcandydesigns
    Crystal's Challenges -
    PIO - Summer Heaven
    CropStop - Sketch
    Catered Crop - FTR#13 (red, white, blue, & yellow, square card, summer, water)
    Catch the Bug - Anything Goes
    Stamp Something - Digi Day!
    PaperPlay - Summer Citrus Splash
    Penny's - Here Comes Summer
    Cupcake Craft - Zesty Color Challenge
    Fab n Funky - What'eva
    Digital Tuesday - Animal Friends


    Trish: Hand Full of Stamps
    Challenges for Trish-
    PIO: Summer
    Stamp Something: use a digi
    Stamp Insanity: anything goes
    Fairy Fun Friday: Summer Fun
    Card Makin Mamas: use your scraps
    Little Miss Muffet Challenges: metal
    My time made easy: sketch
    Truly Scrumptious: summer sparkle






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