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Our Challenge begins the 1st Sunday of the month at 7AM CST (U.S.), and closes at 11:55PM CST the Saturday before the next challenge begins, with a bonus theme on the 3rd Sunday of the month.

We announce WINNERS on the Sunday after the new challenge is posted (2nd Sunday of the month.) Winners must contact Pile It On within a month. 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, August 30, 2009

Challenge #13 - Round & Round We Go!

This week's challenge and our Design Team's beautiful creations!! This week, your challenge is:


Think circles, spots, dots! Anything that's round - in your papers, in your embellishments - wherever you can get something round! The more the merrier!!

The next two weeks we are going to be sponsored by the one and only Hambo Stamps! They have both digital and rubber stamps! And guess what they are running a 30% off Halloween sale right now!!!! You can get those cool and unique Halloween stamps either mounted or unmounted while supplies last only ladies! The winners (1 per week) will receive one of their super duper cool digi images!

Timi - My Journey to the World of Scrapbooking

Challenges for Timi:

Maureen - My C.A.S.E. Studies

Challenges for Maureen:

Ann - Raindrop Echo Designs

Challenges for Ann:

Amy - And She Loved Flowers...

Challenges for Amy:

  • Pile It On -- Lots of Dots
  • Stamps and Smiles -- Sketch
  • Color Throw Down -- Bashful Blue, Positively Pink and Certainly Celery
  • Stamp Something -- Something Animal
  • Whimsy Stamps Challenges - Touch of Sparkle

  • Julie - Kwelstamps-n-more

    Challenges for Julie
    • Pile it on (Circles, spots, dots...) my last one as a guest Designer, sniff :-(, I had fun, really an awesome experience and everyone on the team(s) was super nice! <---- WE HAVE DECIDED TO ASK JULIE TO STAY... and SHE SAID YES!!!!
    • ABC (C is for Circles...)
    • Taylored Expression (sketch)
    • Easy Breezy Kewl (Colours)
    • Paper Blooms (it's a flower but it's not),
    • Creative Belli(water base Markers)
    • Stampin'Bee (use of acetate)


    So, without further delay - here's the top three!! Ladies, be sure to grab your blinkies off the sidebar!!!

    The images are linked, so if you click on them, you can go to their blogs and see more of their wonderful creations!!

    Linda for this beautiful layout!

    Laurel for this GORGEOUS card (I personally love snowflakes!!)

    And Vina for this SUPER FUN card!!

    This week, we even have a SWEET SPRINKLES AWARD going to KATIE for this placque!!

    Thanks so much for your patience this week! We will try to be more timely next week!

    Challenge coming soon!

    Hi everyone!
    Our Sunday post today will be a bit later than usual, Vicki has been sick... and well... I have a hangover from a long shopping day... but it will be here soon don't worry...

    Friday, August 21, 2009

    Challenge #12-Good Things Come in Threes!

    This week we are going to be sponsored by Doodle Palace and we are going to help them celebrate their GRAND OPENING! They are having 60% EVERYTHING IN THE STORE!!!
    Below is their coupon for you, but it is only valid until Sept 1st, so make sure you don't forget. (This means their $2.50 images are only 1 BUCK!!!!!)

    Now, let's talk atbout this week's challenge, it is all about the number three!! We want to see you make your creations using things in threes...for example, three button, three papers, three images.....we want to see three!!! This weeks winner gets to pick one free digital stamp from Doodle Palace!

    Here is what our AWESOME design team came up with this week!!

    Julie - August GDT - Kwel-stamps-and-more

    Challenges for Julie:

    Denise - Stamping with Denise

    Challenges for Denise:

    Lesley: Always Playing with Paper

    Challenges for Lesley:

    By Jennifer Random Vintage Finds

    Challenges for Jennifer:
    • PIO-Good things come in 3's

    Deanna - Dee's Paper Tree

    Hi There U

    Challenges for Dee:

    Heidi - Haphazardly Crafty

    Challenges for Heidi:

    And now, for the top three scoops!! Ladies - please remember to take your blinkies! Our DT Member Heidi (with help from Deanna) has chosen the top three this week! (thank you ladies for the help, it is greatly appreciated!)

    Here they are:

    Rach for this card

    Momiji for this layout

    Amanda P. for this layout

    Thursday, August 20, 2009

    Good News / Bad News...

    Hi everyone! We have a special post today, we have bad news/good news kind of deal. We want you Pile it On! Supporters to say good bye to Rowena. After a tough decision, she has decided to step down from Pile It On! due to some new awesome craft commitments that are taking all her time. She is one of the brand new Sugar Nellies DTs, CONGRATS ROWENA! We are going to miss her layers upon layers of goodness in her samples. This will be her last week doing a sample for us, but we wanted to give her a special place and post. We hope to see her play a with us in the near future!

    Challenges for Rowena:
    • Pile It On-Oh Boy
    • Friday Sketchers-Sketch
    • ABC Challenge-A is for Anything

    Now, onto the good news.... We have asked Jennifer to stay with us as a Full TIME member of Pile it On! and she said "YES!"... Isn't that wonderful? She is full of joy and a great great card maker, plus a sweet heart on her comments!

    Friday, August 14, 2009

    Challenge #11 - Oh Boy!

    Happy Sunday to you all!! Hope you all had a good week and I am glad to see that you stopped in for our NEW Pile It On Challenge!

    First - our winner from last week - by random draw:

    #51 - SUZI!!! Please drop us an email so we can get your choices for your three digi stamps from Digi Stamp Characters!!

    Now - onto the challenge!!!

    This week, your challenge, should you choose to accept it (LOL), is to make a project MASCULINE! Card, layout, box - whatever it is, we want to see it for/about a man or a boy.

    Here's what our ALWAYS TALENTED Design Team came up with this week:

    JULIE - Our August Guest Designer:

    Denise - Stamping with Denise

    Challenges for Denise:

    Maureen - My C.A.S.E. Studies

    Challenges for Maureen:
    Alecia - As Alecia Scraps

    Challenges for Alecia:
    Amy -- And She Loved Flowers

    Ann - Raindrop Echo Designs

    Challenges for Ann:

    Timi - My Journey to the World of Scrapbooking

    Dalis - Stamprgrl
    Challenges for Dalis:
    • Pile It On! - Oh Boy Challenge
    • 365 CArds - Day 167


    And I won't make you wait a moment longer!! Ladies - please grab your blinkie from the side bar!!! Here are the top three scoops for this week:

    Karen for this card:

    Ann for this card:

    Trish for this card:

    We can't wait to see your masculine creations this week!!!

    Wednesday, August 12, 2009


    This past weeks random winner is: Cat Darling!

    Cat, send us an email w/ your email address so we can send you your voucher for your digi images from Soft Pencil!

    Thanks again to this past week's awesome sponsor, Soft Pencil Designs or on her Etsy store.

    Sunday, August 9, 2009

    Challenge #10- No Pattern Paper

    Welcome back to PILE IT ON!! We would like to thank everybody for participating last week! There were some wonderful entries and picking the top three was NOT easy - then again, it never is!!

    This week's challenge is to not use any pattern paper on your project (and of course, at least one other current challenge from anywhere else in blog-land!!).

    We have an AWESOME SPONSOR this week! Digi Stamp Characters was kind enough to provide the Design Team with these adorable images you are seeing on this week's card. And one lucky participant will win a Gift Certificate to the Digi Stamp Character's store, so be sure to get your entries in!!

    Here are the WONDERFUL creations from our Design Team!

    Heidi - Haphazardly Crafty

    Challenges for Heidi:

    Jennifer-Random Vintage Finds

    Challenges for Jennifer
    Denise - Stamping with Denise

    Challenges for Denise:

    Timi - My Journey to the World of Scrapbooking

    Challenges for Timi

    Lesley- Always Playing with Paper

    Challenges for Lesley:

    Amy - And She Loved Flowers

    Challenges for Amy:

  • Pile It On: No Patterned Paper
  • Card Patterns: Sketch
  • A Spoonful of Sugar: Floral Fantasy
  • Stamp Simply: Make a Card for a Friend
  • Three Clovers: Summery

  • Vicki - Paper Hugs & Die Cut Dreams

    And here's my "pile":


    And now, for the TOP THREE SCOOPS! Ladies, please remember to grab your blinkies!!

    Carolyn for this card:

    Nancy for this card:

    Mona for this card:

    Thanks so much ladies!! We can't wait to see what you create this week!!


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