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Welcome to Pile It On, where we "pile on" the challenges!
To view our current challenge, please click here.
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, June 30, 2013

Pile It On #26 - BLING

This week at Pile It On we want to see BLING. Interpret that however you like: gemstones, glitter, shiny paper, whatever inspires you.

One quick note: You can now follow Pile It On with Bloglovin.

We are sponsored by Floppy Latte's Digital Designs:

Floppy Latte's Digital Designs is a Digital Stamp/Paper/Die Cut shop. You will find all types of digital stamps, various papers and great digital die cut files for your cutting machines.

One lucky participant will receive a $6 coupon to their store; $10 if the winner used an FLD image.

The Pile It On team got a chance to play with their images. Here are the samples for you to enjoy.

Deanne - A Little Bit 'O Paper

Challenges for Deanne:
Stamping With the Dragon-anything goes
Crafts And Me-anything goes
Simon Says Stamp-anything goes
A.R.T. Challenge-anything goes
Crafty Ribbon-anything goes (and ribbon)
Crimbo Crackers-use old supplies (the ribbon is YEARS old, maybe as much as 6 years old!)
Happy Camper-bling
Daring Cardmakers-forgotten treasures (red dots)
Inspire Me Fridays-anything goes
WinterWonderland-3 snowflakes, at bottom of card, 2 patterned papers, 1 image

Elizabeth at Warm Harted

Elizabeth's Challenges
A.R.T. - anything goes
Challenges 4 Everybody - anything goes
Crafts and Me - anything goes
Crafty Catz - say it with flowers
Creative Moments - flowers
Craft Your Passion - in the garden
Digi Haven - fun with flowers
Happy Camper - bling
Hiding in My Craftroom - anything goes
Play Date Cafe - color inspiration
QKR - anything goes
Scappers Delight - die cuts or punches
Simon Says Stamp and Show - stripes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Speedy Fox and Friends - purple
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes

Chris V - Easily Amused

Chris' Challenges:
Pile It On #26 - Bling
Craft Your Passion #168 - In the Garden
Pause, Dream, Enjoy #13 - Anything Goes
Ribbon Reel #56 - Candy Colours (photo) include flowers, ribbon and lace
Ladybug Crafts Ink - Flowers and Ribbon
Partytime Tuesday PTT#126 - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown #153 - Glitz and Glimmer
Crafting for All Seasons #55 - Make It Girly
Crafts and Me #138 - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Crafty Ribbons #50 - Anything Goes with Ribbon
Sister Act #13 - Anything Goes
Sweet Stampin' - Not Cute

CG - Say Something Loudly

Challenges for CG:
Addicted to Stamps Challenge: Lace
A.R.T. Card Challenge: Anything Goes (2nd entry)
Creative Card Crew #39: No Designer Paper
Divas by Design: Pearls
Nutcrafters: Texture
Simon Says Stamp: Anything Goes (2nd entry)
Technostamper Challenge: Sketch #269
That Craft Place: Flowers
Tuesday Throwdown #153: Glitz & Glimmer
WordArt Wednesdays: Anything goes + encouraging/uplifting sentiment

Helen - Helen's Craft Haven:

Challenges for Helen:
Pile It On! - Bling
Charisma Cardz - 3, 2, 1 (3 Types of Embellishment, 2 Papers, 1 Image)
Crafty Friends - Bling
Daring Cardmakers - Forgotten Treasures (The Papers...I've had these for years...thought they'd all gone, but found just enough little scraps for this card!)
Gem of a Challenge - Teddies
Holly Jolly Christmas - Snow
Inky Chicks - Anything Goes
Lili's Little Fairies - 1 Image, 2 Papers, 3 Embellishments (Gems, Pearls & Snowflakes)
Winter Wonderland - 3 Snowflakes (2 of them are layered up), 2 Papers, 1 Image

Now it's your turn, add your link below


Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Winners PIO #24 - Sketch

Looks like we all had fun with Katie's great Sketch last week!

Challenge 2013 #24
Top 3, as chosen by the Design Team:

#9 carol gill 

Congratulations! Please grab your Top 3 Scoops badge (code is available in the right sidebar):


And now for the Lucky Winner of the Sponsor Prize, as chosen via Random.org:

#10 Tamara D. 
Please email Katie (KateTate [at] TX [dot] RR [dot] COM) to receive your $5 gift certificate to Digital Delights.

Many thanks to you all, and we hope you'll join us this week for Pile It On #25 - Vintage/Shabby Chic, sponsored by A Day for Daisies!


Sunday, June 23, 2013

Pile It On #25 - Vintage or Shabby Chic

We are asking you to get inky this week as our theme is Vintage or Shabby Chic.

We are sponsored this week by A Day for Daisies, and one lucky participant will win 3 digi stamps of their choice!
A Day For Daisies (ADFD) provides themed categories of over 1000 digital illustrations, including fairy tales and magical mermaids, cutie kids, vintage illustrations, sentiments and lovely designs for all occasions!
ADFD WEBSITE: www.adayfordaisies.com
ADFD BLOG: http://adayfordaisies.blogspot.com
ADFD FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/pages/A-Day-For Daisies/142905905744876?ref=ts
ADFD ETSY: http://www.etsy.com/shop/adayfordaisies

Here's some inspiration from our Design Team, featuring images by A Day for Daisies:

Katie - Both Sides of The Paper

Challenges for Katie:
PIO - Vintage or Shabby Chic
Hobby House - Anything Goes
Sister Act - Anything Goes
Stamping With the Dragon - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes (1 entry only)
Eureka Stamps - Anything Goes (3 entries only)
My Hearts Pieces - Use a Digi
Digi Makeover - Punches/Dies (and digi)
Inspired by Stamping - Vintage/Shabby Chic
It's All About the Vintage - Tear/Distress
Diva's By Design - Distressing
A Day For Daisies - Add Something from Nature
Digi Haven - Flowers (and a digi)(3 entries only)
Just Add Ink - Just Add Leaves
Bunny Zoes - Wings

Jennifer Scull - Just Coffee Please...

Pile it On - vintage/shabby chic
A Day for Daisies - add some nature
Crafty Catz - anything goes
Digi Haven - flowers
Delicious Doodles - stitch it
Totally Paper Crafts - flowers and bows
As You Like It - fave papers (Basic Grey: love their designs & feel to all of the collections. especially love this particular one. have almost used the entire paper pad!)
Crafty Ribbons - flowers galore
It's All About the Vintage - distress and tear
Divas by Design - distressing
Inky Impressions - anything goes
Word Art Wed. - anything goes
Bearly Mine - flowers galore
Ladybug Crafts - flowers and ribbon
LEJ Designs - add texture
Tuesday Throwdown - fantasy
Party Time Tuesday - color challenge
Artistic Inspirations - ribbon or twine
Bunny Zoe - wings
Card Mania - kraft paper
Digi Darla - use a doily
Eureka - anything goes
Simon Says Sketch and Show - kraft
Tammy's Scrappin' Corner - anything with wings
Emma's Cards - buttons and bows
Fresh Brewed - mermaids, fairies, fantasy
Natalie and Amy - fantasy
Sparkles - steampunk or vintage

Kimberly - Paper Munch Designs

Challenges for Kimberly:
A day for Daisies - nature
ladybug crafts ink - flowers and ribbon
DRS - designs - the great outdoors
tuesday throw down - fantasy
feeling sketchy - sketch

Beth - BethieJ's Blogspot

Challenges for Beth:
PIO- Vintage/Shabby Chic
Through the Craftroom Door - Anything goes
Craftroom Challenge  - Summer (strawberries.. Yum!)
Aud Sentiments - Summer (strawberries)
Simon Says Stamp- Summer Fruits
Sister Act- Anything Goes
Whoopsi Daisy- Fun In The Sun/Summer (strawberries)
Delicious Doodles - Stitch It 
Artistic Inspirations - Ribbon or Twine
Emma's Cards - Buttons and Bows

Jenn Zeeb - Stamplified
Challenges for Jenn:
Day for Daisies-add some nature
DIgi Haven-flowers
Totally Papercrafts-flowers and bows
Charizma Cards-pink and green
Inky Impressions-anything goes
LEJ Designs-texture

Now it's your turn!
Add your link below and Good Luck!


Thursday, June 20, 2013

Winners PIO #23 - For or From a Father

Thank you for joining our For or From a Father challenge last week. There are certainly a lot of lucky fathers out there!

Challenge 2013 #23
Top 3, as chosen by the Design Team:

#20 Debora

#38 Susan Kennedy 

Congratulations! Please grab your Top 3 Scoops badge (code is available in the right sidebar):


And now for the Lucky Winner of the Sponsor Prize, as chosen via Random.org:

#30 Leeann 
Please email CG (CGSaysSomethingLoudly AT gmail DOT com) to receive your 3 digis from My Hearts Pieces.

Many thanks to you all, and we hope you'll join us this week for Pile It On #24 - Sketch Challenge, sponsored by Digital Delights!


Sunday, June 16, 2013

Pile It On #24 - Sketch

It's time for another challenge at Pile It On and this week we have a sketch designed by yours truly!

We are sponsored by Digital Delights

"Welcome to your one stop shop for all your digital stamps, paper piecing and digital products which are instantly downloadable. We also have a wide range of digital papers and cut files for all your crafting projects. Our low prices reflect our belief that crafting should not only be fun but affordable too!! Other services include custom blog design and custom watermarks. Why wait for snail mail? Start creating with our instant downloads today."
And the prize this week is a $5 Gift Certificate to the store.

Here are how our team played with the sketch to hopefully inspire you to join in.

Katie - Both Sides of The Paper

Auds Sentiments - Anything Goes
Hobby House - Anything Goes
Bearly Mine - Anything Goes (2 entries only)
Paper Playtime - Anything Goes (3 entries only)
Craft Lovin - Anything Goes (3 entries only)
Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes (5 entries only)
Crafty Ribbons - Anything Goes with Ribbon (the green on the border)(5 entries only)
Digi Haven - Anything Goes with a Digi (3 entries only)
Alphabet Challenge - I for Image
Artistic Impressions - Stitching (3 entries only)
Oldie but a Goodie - Stitching
Craft Room - Here Come The Summer
ART - Summertime
Little Red Wagon - 3 Patterned Papers
As You Like It - Favorite Paper and why (each week I seem to have a new favorite and when I saw this one I fell in love it and just had to use it right away)
Fussy and Fancy - Button Up

Deanne of A Little Bit O' Paper
Animal Friends-butterflies
Mayzy Art-polkdots
Word Art Wednesday-anything uplifting/encouraging
Aud Sentiment-anything goes
Charisma Cardz-use a digi
Inspire Me Fridays-anything goes
Sister Act-anything goes
Craft Lovin'-anything goes
Crafty Friends-fav color combo
Send a Smile 4 Kids-for the girls

CG - Say Something Loudly

Challenges for CG:
Artistic Inspirations: Stitching (real or faux)
Di's Digis Designs: Beautiful Borders
The Hobby House: Anything Goes
Little Red Wagon #189: Use 3 or more patterned papers
Ooh La La Creations: Buttons & Bling Pile It On Challenge #24: Sketch
Through The Craft Room Door: Anything Goes

Chris V - Easily Amused

Chris' Challenges:
Pile It On #24 - Sketch
Craft Your Passion #166 - Father's Day/ Masculine
Paper Playtime #12 - Anything Goes
The Pink Elephant TPE203 - Father's Day
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Button
Kraft Journal Make it Monday - Just for Him
A Lotta Rubber #108 - Summer Feeling
City Crafter week 163 - All About Him
Creative Craft Challenges 2 #12 - We Love You Dad
Papertake Weekly - Hello Boys
Ribbon Carousel RCC82 - Fun in the Sun
Top Tip #103 - Masculine
Tuesday Throwdown #151- You're the Man
Crafting for All Seasons #54 - One for the Guys
L'il Red Wagon #189- Use Three of More Patterned Papers
Simon Says - Transport (tricycle)
Sisterhood of Crafters - It's All About the Boys
Crafty Sentiments - Card/Project for a Male
Charisma Cardz #23 - Digis Only
Milk Coffee - Father's Day and/or Male Inspired
Southern Girls - Use a Punch or Die Cut
Polka Doodle week 24 - Male Theme
Jellypark Friends -  Masculine
Simply Create Too #39 - Father's Day (or Male)
Sister Act #11 - Anything Goes
Really Reasonable Ribbon #73 - Masculine with Ribbon or Trim

Helen - Helen's Craft Haven:

Challenges for Helen:
Pile It On! - Sketch
Bunny Zoe's - Wings
Card Crafter's Circle - In Stitches
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything Goes
Chocolate, Coffee & Cards - Bingo (Buttons - Glitter - Die Cut)
Christmas at Sweet Stampin' - Cute & Cuddly with Non-Traditional Colours
C.R.A.F.T. - Christmas
Crafty Ribbons - Anything Goes with Ribbon
Fussy & Fancy - Buttons
Hiding in my Craft Room - Die Cuts
Little Red Wagon - 3 or More Patterned Papers
No Matter Which - Bingo (Die Cuts - Buttons - Glitter)
Paper Playtime - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp & Show - Buttons
Winter Wonderland - Spots & Stripes

Now it's over to you, link up below and Good Luck!


Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Winners PIO #22 - Stripes and/or Plaid

Thank you for joining our Stripes and/or Plaid challenge last week. Wow, it was especially tough picking the Top 3 this week!

Challenge 2013 #22
Top 3, as chosen by the Design Team:

#6 jessica     

#8 Gale V 
#50 Dreamtime   

Congratulations! Please grab your Top 3 Scoops badge (code is available in the right sidebar):


And now for the Lucky Winner of the Sponsor Prize, as chosen via Random.org:

#25 CraftyGirl    
Please email CG (CGSaysSomethingLoudly AT gmail DOT com) to receive your 3 digis from 2 Cute Ink.

Many thanks to you all, and we hope you'll join us this week for Pile It On #23 - For/From a Father, sponsored by My Heart Pieces!


Sunday, June 9, 2013

Pile It On #23 - For or From a Father

It's time for a new challenge here at Pile It On and this week we are celebrating Fathers!
It doesn't have to be Father's Day it could be card for a Birthday, an accomplishment, anything as long it is by or for Dad :)
We have a new sponsor this week and that is My Hearts Pieces and they are offering our winner the prize of 3 digis from their store.

Here are the great samples from our fabulous team

CG - Say Something Loudly

Challenges for CG:
Creative Belli #171: Father's Day
Die Cuttin' Divas Challenge #118: Sketch + Die Cuts
My Heart Pieces: Clean & Simple
Paper Pretties Wednesday Challenge: Father's Day
Party Time Tuesdays #123: Happy Fathers Day
Simon Says Stamp: Masculine/Father's Day
Stamp n Doodle: Father's Day/For a man
The Perfect Sentiment #82: Father's Day/For a man
The Stamping Chef: Father's Day/For a man

Beth- BethieJs Blogspot

   PIO- For/From A Dad!
 Simply Create Too - Fathers Day/Male
 Through the Craftroom Door - Anything goes
Challenges 4 Everybody - Anything goes
Crafts 4 Eternity - For The Boys
Craftroom Challenge  - Use Your Scraps
 Aud Sentiments - Anything Goes Paper Crafting Journey - Masculine
 Simon Says Stamp-Fathers Day
Party Time Tuesday-Fathers Day

Kimberly - Paper Munch

Challenges entered:
melonheadz friends - father's day
love to scrap - rockin rubbah
love to create - father's day or special guy
abc - masculine card
tammy's scrapping corner - atg with texture
the crafting cafe - here comes the boys 
rose blossom garden - father's day key on artiste
lady bug crafts - for the men in your life
crafty musketeers - stamped image
milk and coffee- male inspired
crafty creations - one for the boys
creative belli blog - father's day 
paper pretties- fantastic fathers
stampin royalty - man up
perfect sentiments - father's day
the stamping chef - father's day 
by lori designs - for dad
sweet stamps - for dad
scrappy moms - father's day 
anything goes challenge - fathers day 
party time Tuesday - fathers day 
a gem of a challnge - emboss it 
little scarp pieces - fun friday 
simply create too - fathers day 
crafts 4 enternity - for the boys
crazy for challenges- father's day 
colour Q - colour

Jennifer Scull - Just Coffee Please...

Pile it On - for or from a father
A Day for Daisies - add food packaging (bread tag)
Simon Says Stamp - Father's Day/masculine
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - to be young again
Party Time Tuesdays - Father's Day
Aud Sentiments - anything goes
Paper Crafting Journey - masculine
Creative Belli - Father's Day  (buttons are from stash)
Love to Create - Father's Day or special guy
Paper Pretties - fantastic fathers
Perfect Sentiment - Father's Day or special man
WAW - anything goes with encouraging sentiment
Anything Goes - Father's Day
Clear it Out - male cards with metal (staples)
Creative Craft - for the fellas
Loves Rubber Stamps - anything goes
Happy Campers - metal (staples)
Crafty Creations - one for the boys
Craft Your Passion - haberdashery items
Melonheadz - Father's Day or male inspired
Mema's Crafts - anything goes with twist: graduation, Father's Day, or summer/vaca
My Craft Spot - Dad
Paper Playtime - 2 or more ribbons (3 spooled items)

Jenn Zeeb-Stamplified

DRS Design-fishing
MilkCoffee-fathers day
Creative Moments-lots of layers
Simon Says Stamp-Fathers day
Party Time Tuesday-Fathers day
Digi Darla-masculine
Love To Create-fathers day
Alota Rubber Stamps-summer feeling
Ladybug Crafts-for the men in your life
Aud Sentiment-anything goes
Clear It Out-male card and metal
Sweet Stamps-for dad
Cupcake Crafts-summer scene
Lady Annes Challenge-great outdoors

Elizabeth - Warm Harted

Challenges for Elizabeth
All that Stickles - use distress stickles
Aud Sentiments - anything goes
Anything goes - for the boys
Crafts 4 Eternity - for the boys
Craftroom Challenge  - use your scraps
Crazy 4 Challenges - fathers
Hiding in my Craftroom - super scraps
Milk Coffee - fathers day
Sister Act - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - Fathers Day
Stampin with the Dragon - Fathers day
Simply Create Too - Fathers day
Wags N' Whiskers - Fathers day

Now it's your turn and Good Luck!
Add you link below



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