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Winner – November Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge

November 24, 2017

Hi everyone,

Thank you for all your comments on our November Elizabeth Craft Designs Design Team Designer Challenge …. Pop-up cards using the General Pop-ups die set.

Our three winners of the Giveaway are:

Christina Stark
Mary Kranz
Adriana Pezzullo-Sanchez

 

Each of the winners will receive a $20 Gift Card to use on the Elizabeth Craft Designs online store.

Congratulations to you all! Please email us at Frances@ecraftdesigns.com to collect your prize!

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Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge – November

November 21, 2017
Hi everyone!

It’s time for another Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge with the Die Cut and Coloring Design Teams.

This month the challenge is …. Pop Up Cards using the General Pop Ups die set. It is always fun to open up a card that reveals something popped up inside and they are so easy to create when you have this remarkable die set. There are so many different options for creating pop up cards. Use just one die or combine multiple dies along the centre fold and create an endless array of fun pop-ups!

If you want even more ideas showing how to use the General Pop Ups die set, Els and Joset have two videos at Technique Friday with Els on YouTube. You can find Joset’s Birthday Pop-up here and Els’ Christmas Pop-up Card here.

For our Challenge today we are giving away a $20 Gift Card to use on the Elizabeth Craft Designs website to 3 winners. 

To enter, simply leave a comment on this blog post below and answer this question: What Elizabeth Craft Designs dies or stamp sets would you use with the General Pop-Ups die set if you were making a Pop-Up Card?

We will select 3 lucky winners in a random drawing.

The winners will be announced on Friday, November 24th, here on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog.

Now let’s take a look at the wonderful creations our talented Design Team have created for the Challenge this month. For more information about the cards, click on the designer’s name under each card to be taken to the designer’s blog post.

Sanna Lippert created the fun pop-up card above using three of the pop-up dies included in the General Pop Ups die set, so that her images could be at different levels. Sanna also used Krista Schneider’s Winter Bears Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies and Holiday Cheer Clear Stamp set and White Soft  Finish Cardstock.

Birgit Norton created a fun Winter Scene Christmas Pop-Up card for the challenge. Birgit  used multiple pop-up dies from the General Pop Ups die set to create her scene. She also used dies from the Becky Seddon Reindeer die set, along with the Holiday Cheer Clear Stamp set and ModaScrap Christmas Holidays 12 x 12 Patterned Paper.

Frances Byrne created a festive card for the challenge. Frances used three of the pop-up dies from the General Pop Ups die set to create her popped up scene. She also used the Stylish Snowman, Christmas Trees, Speech Bubble Edgy Options, Valentines Edges and Entwined Ovals die sets as well as ModaScrap It’s Christmas Time 12 x 12 Patterned Paper Pack, and Soft Finish Cardstock in White Olive Twist and Brick Red were also used. For the sentiment, Frances picked the Winter Sentiments Clear Stamp set.

Karen Nofziger shows that even shaped cards can have a pop-up in the inside using pop-up dies from the General Pop Ups die set, as she has done in this amazing Snowglobe-shaped card. Karen used the Snowglobe Scene and Stitched Circles die sets, Row of Houses Clear Stamp Set with coordinating dies as well as the Christmas Collection Clear Stamp set.

Selma Stevenson created this fun Christmas card for today’s challenge. Like others who have used several dies and not just one, Selma incorporated three of the pop-up dies from the General Pop Ups die set to create her scene, including a multi-step pop-up die for the centre. She also used Christmas Tree; A Way with Words – Wishing You A, A Way with Words – Merry Christmas, and Dotted Scallop Rectangles die sets. The stamped images are from Snowman & Gifts Clear Stamps and coordinating dies; Candy Land Clear Stamps and coordinating dies, and Winter Sentiments Clear Stamp set. She chose Soft Finish Cardstock in White, Ladybug Red, and Forest Green.

Elena Anderson also created a Christmas card for our challenge. Elena used one of the multi-step pop-up dies from the General Pop Ups die set along with the Jewels 1 die set, Reindeer & Bird Clear Stamps with coordinating dies, Snowman & Gifts with coordinating dies, Holiday Trees & Ornaments with coordinating dies, Christmas Collection Clear Stamps, and Holiday Cheer Clear Stamps. Elena also used Soft Finish Cardstock in White, Rich Black, and Olive Twist; ModaScrap It’s Christmas Time 6 x 6 Patterned Paper and Red/Gold Glitter Dots.

Kelly Booth created this fun glittery gingerbread holiday card for our challenge. Kelly picked one of the multi-step pop-up dies from the General Pop Ups die set to pop up the snow banks she cut with the Adventure Edges die set. The stamped images are from the Candy Land Clear Stamp set die cut with coordinating dies. All images have been covered in glitter using Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter. Also used on this card are the Stitched Rectangles and Dotted Rectangles die sets.

Suzanne Cannon shows how you can incorporate A Way With Words die cut sentiments in a pop-up card. Suzanne used the multi-step pop-up from the General Pop Ups die set along with A Way with Words – Merry Christmas 2, A Way With Words – Brrrrrr, A Way With Words – Christmas Collection Clear Stamp Set, A Way With Stencils Leaf & Snowflake, and Winter Bears Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies. She also incorporated Bright Cranberry Silk Microfine Glitter on the Merry Christmas sentiment and used Watercolor Paper for the images.

Tina Guigui Dornbaum created this fun bear pop-up by using the multi-step pop-up die from the General Pop Ups die set. Tina also used the Winter Bears Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies, the Adventure Edges die set and the Holiday Cheer Clear Stamp set, and White Soft Finish Cardstock.

Sandy Diller created a Thanksgiving pop-up card using the General Pop Ups die set. To create the shaped edge at the top of the card,  Sandy used the Tags & More 7 – Vine die set …. such a clever idea! Sandy also used the Pumpkins, Labels 1, Adventure Edges die sets. The sentiment is from from A Way With Words – Happy Birthday Collection. The wood rain patterned paper is from ModaScrap Wood Effect Pattern Paper Pack.

 

Katelyn Grosart created an elegant holiday card using three of the pop-up dies included in the General Pop Ups die set.  Katelyn also incorporated the Reindeer and Adventure Edges die sets, a sentiment from the Winter Sentiments Clear Stamp set, White Soft Finish Cardstock and ModaScrap Xmas Vintage Collection Patterned Paper Pack.

Melanie Smith designed this cute card to celebrate someone’s special day using two of the pop-up dies from the General Pop Ups die set. To decorate her card Melanie used the Holiday Trees and Ornaments Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies, Reindeer and Birds Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies, Birthday Sentiments Clear Stamp set with its coordinating die set, Labels 1 and Dotted Scallop Rectangles die sets, as well as White Soft Finish Cardstock and ModaScrap Magic Mountain 12 x 12 Patterned Paper Pack were used to construct the card.

For our final card for our challenge Anita Kejriwal shares this because snowy Christmas creation. Anita has also used multiple pop up dies from the General Pop Ups die set to created her card. To decorate her card Anita has used the Gingerbread Home, Reindeer, Snowflakes and Valentines Edges die sets. Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter was also used on this card.

Thank you for visiting our blog today. We hope you enjoyed seeing all the wonderful creations our Design Team created this month and that it has inspired you to make a start on your Christmas cards, gift tags, and other projects. Don’t forget to visit our designers’ blogs by clicking on their names to find out more about each project.

If you would like a chance to win our giveaway, be sure to leave your comment on TODAY’S blog post. We will select three lucky winners in a random drawing and the winners  will be announced here on our blog on Friday, November 24th.

Happy Creating!

 

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Winner – October ECD Designer Challenge

October 20, 2017

Hi everyone,

Thank you for all your comments on our October Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge ….  Christmas.  We enjoyed reading about what Christmas projects you all like to make, cards and gift tags topped the list!


Our three winners of the Giveaway are:

Cynthia Link
Pam Feurt
Jeana Riehl

 

Each of the winners will receive a $20 Gift Card to use on the Elizabeth Craft Designs online store.

Congratulations to you all! Please email us at Frances@ecraftdesigns.com to collect your prize!

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Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge – October

October 17, 2017
Hi everyone!

It’s time for another Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge with the Die Cut and Coloring Design Teams.

This month the challenge is …. Christmas – Christmas is now just over two months away, for our challenge this month think Christmas! Christmas Cards, Advent Calendars, Decorated boxes, etc ….

For our Challenge today we are giving away a $20 Gift Card to use on the Elizabeth Craft Designs website to 3 winners. 

To enter, simply leave a comment on this blog post below and answer this question: What are your favorite projects to create during the Christmas season? We will select 3 lucky winners in a random drawing.

The winners will be announced on Friday, October 20th, here on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog.

Now let’s take a look at the wonderful creations our talented Design Team have created for the Challenge this month. For more information about the cards, click on the designer’s name under each card to be taken to the designer’s blog post and will open up in a new window.

Kelly Booth starts us off with this adorable winter scene. To create her card Kelly has used the Krista Schneider Winter Bears Clear Stamps and Coordinating dies, the trees from Becky Seddon’s Reindeer die set, snow from Adventure Edges. Kelly’s Scene was layered onto her card using the Stitched Rectangles and Dotted Scallop Rectangles. Kelly also used Soft Finish Cardstock in White and Bluebell. The sentiment is from the Winter Sentiments Clear Stamp set.

Frances Byrne is next with a fun Pop-Up card. To create her card Frances has used the General Pop-Ups die set, Becky Seddon’s Gingerbread House; Beautiful Baubles; A Way with Words – Merry Christmas and the Holiday Cheer Clear Stamp set. Frances also used ModaScrap’s It’s Christmas Time 12 x 12 Patterned Paper and White Soft Finish Cardstock.

Birgit Norton has created a glittery Christmas card for today’s challenge. For her card Birgit has used the Becky Seddon Festive Glow die set, White Soft Finish Cardstock and Warm Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter.

Karen Nofziger is next and she has created a Christmas card and a gift box for her challenge piece today. To create her card & gift box Karen has used Pillow Box with Handle, Stitched Circles, Adventure Edges, Holiday Trees & Ornaments Clear Stamps with coordinating dies and Holiday Cheer Sentiments Clear Stamp set. Papers from the ModaScrap Unconventional Christmas 12 x 12 Patterned Paper pack where used on both the card and gift box.

Elena Anderson created this beautiful snowy scene above for the challenge today. To create her card Elena has used the Winter Bears Clear Stamps and coordinating dies, Holiday Trees & Ornaments Clear Stamps with coordinating dies, Adventure Edges die set and Holiday Cheer Sentiment Clear Stamps. Elena used White Soft Finish Cardstock for all the elements on her card.

Sanna Lippert is next with a ‘berrylicious’ Christmas card. For her card Sanna used the Berry Branch die and added a sentiment from the Winter Sentiments Clear Stamp set.

Next up  is Melanie Smith with a cute Christmas card. For her card Melanie has used the Penguins Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies along with Dotted Scallop Squares and Beautiful Baubles.  The sentiment is from the Holiday Cheer Sentiment Clear Stamp set.

Suzanne Cannon has created beautiful glittered ornaments for today’s challenge. To create the ornaments, Suzanne has used A Way With Words – Love Joy & Peace Christmas Ornament die set  as well as Silk Microfine Glitter in Copper Rose & Solar Gold, Teal Blue & Diva, Bright Cranberry & Go-To Green.

Selma Stevenson shares a wonderful Christmas/winter scene shaker card. For her card Selma has used the Reindeer & Birds Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies, Snowman & Gifts Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies, Reindeer die set (for the trees and snow hills), Fitted Squares, Stitched Squares, Adventure Edges. Selma has use White and Ladybug Red Soft Finish Cardstock. The sentiment is from the Holiday Cheer Clear Stamp set.

Sandy Diller has also created a Shaker Card for her challenge card. To create her card Sandy has used the  Snowglobe Scene, Dotted Scallop Squares and Fitted Circles die. Sandy also used White Soft Finish Cardstock on her card.

Katelyn Grosart shares her snowy Christmas themed Pillow Box she created for the challenge. To create the Pillow Box Katelyn used the Pillow Box with Handle die. She decorated her pillow box using Entwined Circles; Beaded Circle Frames; Stitched Circles; Snowflakes and A Way with Words – Christmas Collection Clear Stamp set. Katelyn used paper from the ModaScrap Let It Snow Patterned Paper Pack, White Soft Finish Cardstock and White Silk Microfine Glitter on her pillow box.

Tina Guigui Dornbaum has created this fun snowy scene for her challenge card. Tina has used Snowman & Gifts Clear Stamps with coordinating dies, Holiday Trees & Ornaments Clear Stamps with coordinating dies and the Winter Sentiments Clear Stamp set. Tina also used the Clouds & Grass die set to create her snowy hills. White Soft Finish Cardstock was used on this card.

Anita Kejriwal has created two fun snowglobes for our challenge this time around, creating a different scene in each. To create her card Anita has used the Snow Globe Scene die set and Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitter.

Thank you for visiting our blog today. We hope you enjoyed seeing all the wonderful creations our Design Team created this month and that it has inspired you to make a start on your Christmas projects. Don’t forget to visit our designers’ blogs by clicking on their names to find out more about each project.

If you would like a chance to win our giveaway, be sure to leave your comment on TODAY’S blog post. We will select three lucky winners in a random drawing and the winners  will be announced here on our blog on Friday, October 20th.

Happy Creating!

 

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Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge – September

September 19, 2017
Hi everyone!
The Die Cut and Coloring Design Teams are back today with another fun Designer Challenge to share with you.
With Halloween just over a month away our challenge this month is …. Spooktacular Creations – Create a card or project with a Halloween theme. If you haven’t already seen them Elizabeth Craft Designs released a number of fun Halloween themed clear stamps sets with coordinating dies and also die sets last month.

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Winner – August ECD Designer Challenge

August 18, 2017

Hi everyone,

Thank you for all your comments on our August Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge …. Gift Giving. You all had lots of wonderful ideas of items that could be created to give as gifts.

Our three winners of the Giveaway are:
Leanne Brock
Kim McField
Virginnia Herring

each of the winners will receive a $20 Gift Card to use on the Elizabeth Craft Designs online store.

Congratulations to you all! Please email us at Frances@ecraftdesigns.com to collect your prize!

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Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge – August

August 15, 2017
Hi everyone!

The Die Cut and Coloring Design Teams are back today with another fun Designer Challenge to share with you.

This time around our challenge is Gift Giving – There are many times throughout the year when we need to give a gift to someone …. Birthdays, Christmas, Teacher Thank You’s etc. Create something for today’s challenge that could be given as a gift, either completely handmade, or something purchased and then decorated to give it that special touch.

If you haven’t heard, Elizabeth Craft Designs has just released new products from Krista Schneider; Elizabeth Craft Designs and new licensed designer Becky Seddon. You can find all these on the Elizabeth Craft Designs online store. The ModaScrap stamps/dies two of our design team have used will also be available soon.

For our Challenge today we are giving away a $20 Gift Card to use on the Elizabeth Craft Designs website to 3 winners. 

To enter, simply leave a comment on this blog post below and answer this question: What are some homemade and crafty gifts you have created over the years?

We will select 3 lucky winners in a random drawing.

The winners will be announced on Friday, August 18th, here on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog.

Now let’s take a look at the wonderful creations our talented Design Team have created for the Challenge this month. For more information about the cards, click on the designer’s name under each card to be taken to the designer’s blog post and will open up in a new window.

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Winner Technique Friday with Els Inspiration Designer Challenge Giveaway

July 21, 2017

Hi Everyone,

Thank you for all your comments on our Technique Friday with Els Inspiration Die Cut Design Team Designer Challenge. We loved hearing about all your favorite techniques that Els has shared with us in the past.

Our three winners of the Giveaway are:

Laura Buehler
Gigi Romeo
Renee Drew

each of the winners will receive a $20 Gift Card to use on www.ElizabethCraftDesigns.com

Congratulations to you all! Please email us at Frances@ecraftdesigns.com to collect your prize!

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ECD Designer Challenge – July

July 18, 2017

Hi everyone!

It’s challenge time again … Starting this month, July 2017, our Die Cut and Coloring Design Teams will be combining for our monthly challenges.

Some of our Coloring Design Team are also sharing a few sneak peeks of the new Krista Schneider Clear Stamp and Coordinating dies which will be available soon.

Technique Friday with Els Inspiration – Every Friday Els inspires us all with a new Technique Friday video tutorial, sharing all of the wonderful ways to use ECD products. Our challenge for this month is to take our inspiration from any one of the Technique Friday with Els videos. You can find a list of all the Technique Friday with Els videos here.

For our Challenge today we are giving away a $20 Gift Card to use on our website to 3 winners. 

To enter, simply leave a comment on this blog post below and answer this question: “What your favorite technique learned from the Technique Friday With Els series“.

We will select 3 lucky winners in a random drawing.

The winners will be announced on Friday, July 21st, here on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog.

Now let’s take a look at the wonderful creations our talented Design Team have created for the Challenge this month. For more information about the cards, click on the designer’s name under each card to be taken to the designer’s blog post and will open up in a new window.

Birgit Norton was inspired by Els’ Jungle Cuties Spinner Card video to create this spinner card above. To create her card Birgit has used Joset Designs Sliders & Spinners, Dolphin and Boat die sets as well as the Ahoy Sentiments Clear Stamp set. Birgit use White Soft Finish Cardstock on her card. You will see more photos of the Dolphin jumping out of the water on Birgit’s blog.

Frances Byrne  was inspired to create the sparkly piece above by Els’ Sparkling Lovebirds Birthday Card video. To create her card Frances used the ModaScrap Dandelion Fluff and Stitched Fishtail Banners die sets. The main panel of the card were layered using the Stitched Rectangles and Dotted Scallop Rectangles die sets from Els van de Burgt Studio. Frances used papers from the ModaScrap Vintage Rose 6 x 6 Patterned Paper Pack and White and Rich Black  Soft Finish Cardstock. To finish off her card Frances added a sentiment from Joset Designs General Sentiments clear stamp set.


Karen Nofziger inspiration for her card came from Els’ Silk Microfine Glitter and Lace Technique video. Karen had so much fun with this technique that she created two cards for the challenge. For her first card Karen used Krista Schneider’s Purr Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies. For her glitter & lace panel, Karen also used Desert Gold and Forest Green Silk Microfine Glitters.  Karen also used the Bead Strings 2; Dotted Scallop Ovals and Fitted Ovals from Els van de Burgt Studio, ModaScrap Stitched Fishtail Banners (cutting off the fishtail end) and Joset Designs General Sentiments Clear Stamp set. Karen used White  Soft Finish Cardstock on her card.

For her second card for the challenge Karen used the new Krista Schneider Reindeer and Birds Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies. This time around she used Forest Green and Cool Diamond Silk Microfine Glitters. Karen also used the Fitted Ovals; Dotted Scallop Ovals and Bead Strings 2 dies from Els van de Burgt Studio as well as the ModaScrap Stitched Fishtail Banners (cutting off the fishtail end) and Joset Designs Holiday Cheer Sentiments

Sandy Diller created these adorable critters that could be a fun activity for those kids who are bored with summer vacation or a great kids party favor. To create these critters Sandy used the Bonbon Box, Circle Background, Fitted Circles, Stitched Circles and Scalloped Hearts die sets from Els van de Burgt Studio. Sandy also used Joset Designs Boat for the ears of the pig and the Hearts Entwined Embossing Folder.

Kelly Booth has also drawn inspiration from  Els’ Silk Microfine Glitter and Lace Technique video to create two cards that are such a hoot! Kelly has used Soft Finish Cardstock and Cool  Diamond & Fuchsia Silk Microfine Glitters  to create her cards. She also used Krista Schneider’s new Give A Hoot Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies and the If Animals Could Talk Clear Stamp set. Kelly has also used the Els van de Burgt Studio Stitched Hearts and Dotted Scallop Hearts

Elena Anderson was inspired with Els’ Coloring on Watercolor Paper Video to create her card. To create her card she has used Krista Schneider’s Fashions 2 Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies as well as the Fashionable Phrases Clear Stamp set. Elena has also used the Stitched Circles from Els van de Burgt Studio.  Papers used to create this card include Watercolor Cardstock; White & Perfect Pink Soft Finish Cardstock and ModaScrap Thinking About Rio de Janeiro 12 x 12 Paper Pack.

Selma Stevenson was inspired by Els’ Sparkly Flower Lace Cards video.  To create her card Selma has used ModaScrap Flower Lace 2 and Thinking of You from Els van de Burgt Studio. She used Diva & Dark Fuchsia Silk Microfine Glitter as well as White Soft Finish Cardstock.

Sanna Lippert was inspired by Els’ Shimmer Sheetz Patchwork video to create her card today. For her card Sanna has used White Soft Finish Cardstock with Red Iridescent; Pink Iridescent  and Blue Iridescent Shimmer Sheetz as well as the Sea Glass; Spring Leaves; Flower Mosaic & Swirly Leaves Embossing Folders.  She has also used the Postage Stamp Rectangles from Els van de Burgt Studio, ModaScrap Lace Poppies and Joset Designs General Sentiments.

Katelyn Grosart was inspired by Els Lacy Poppies with Distress Oxide Background video.  To create her card Katelyn has used Stitched Rectangles from Els van de Burgt Studio, ModaScrap Dandelion Fluff and Joset Designs’ General Sentiments Clear Stamps. She also used White Soft Finish Cardstock.

Anita Kejriwal found her inspiration for her card from Els’ Sparkly Plaid Background video. For her card Anita used White Soft Finish Cardstock and used two different widths of Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape and Ruby & Vintage Pink Silk Microfine Glitters to create her sparkly background. To decorate her card she used the Stitched Fishtails from Els van de Burgt Studio, A Way with Words – Celebrate and the Occasions Clear Stamps from Karen Burniston.

Tina Guigui Dornbaum was inspired by Els’ Sparkly Flower Lace video. To create her card Tina used Silk Microfine Glitter in Copper Rose & Light Brass and Soft Finish Cardstock. To decorate her card she used the ModaScrap Lacy Poppies; ModaScrap Stitched Fishtail Banners and Celebrate from Els van de Burgt Studio.

Suzanne Cannon was inspired by Els’ Coloring on Soft Finish Cardstock video. For her card Suzanne used A Way with Words – Merry Christmas 2; A Way with Words – Baby Love; A Way with Stencils – Flourished Frame Stencil and Sprig with Berries from Els van de Burgt Studio. She also used White; Ladybug Red & Olive Twist Soft Finish Cardstock to create her card.

For our final card today we have Melanie Smith who was inspired by Els’ Shimmer Sheetz video.  For her card Melanie has used the Berry Branches Embossing Folder and Red Iridescent Shimmer Sheetz, as well as the Labels and Circles die set from Karen Burniston and Peel-Off Stickers.

Thank you for visiting our blog today. We hope you enjoyed seeing all the wonderful creations our Design Team created this month and that it has reminded you of the wonderful resource we have on our Elizabeth Craft Designs Youtube channel. Don’t forget to visit our designers’ blogs by clicking on their names to find out more about each project.

If you would like a chance to win our giveaway, be sure to leave your comment on TODAY’S blog post. We will select three lucky winners in a random drawing and the winners  will be announced here on our blog on Friday, July 21st.

Happy Creating!