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Each Monday, a new challenge is posted, and Close To My Heart products are required to enter.
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Sponsored and created by Independent Consultants for Close To My Heart, all challenges will be posted on Monday mornings with the deadline to enter on the last day of the month or on the Saturday following the month's final challenge. All challenges close at midnight EST. (Each month, the final challenge date will be announced to help you play along. You have all month to play, so join us often!) See the above calendar for specific challenge closing dates.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Metal mania!

Oh we have so much to get to so let's get to it!

First up, I have two prize winners to announce from last month's challenges. Those winners are:
From week one (sketch week) - #36 Melanie B
From week three (numbers week) - #10 Karen C

Congratulations ladies! Please send your mailing info to me at mbryt1@bex.net and I will pass it along to the October prize sponsors.

I also have a terrific Top Ten to announce today and here they are:

Week one - sketch:


Week two - layout with a story:


Week three - numbers:


Week four - Halloween/Fall:


And our Top Chick of the Top Ten is Jami Larson:


Congratulations to you all! You will be receiving an email soon with directions on how to add a Top Ten badge to your blog.

Last but not least, the following players completed all 4 challenges in October:

Amy Moore
Wendy Coffman
Marie with a :)
Allisa, our Guest Designer
Lisa Bzibziak
Kelly Brandt
Karen C.

Please head on over to the Badges page and grab the code for the Addicted to H2H badge for your blog. If anyone was missed, you can contact Haley at inkyscrapper@gmail.com. Thanks for playing along with us through the month of October!!

Now on to this week's challenge. We want to see how you can incorporate something metal into your project. This can be a simple embellishment on a card or it can be...well, let's take a look at what the DT came up with for more inspiration:






These gals really took the theme and ran with it - in a lot of different, gorgeous ways! Now let's see what you can do with metal. Link up below and be sure to use Close To My Heart products!!

18 comments:

Dawn said...

I love these challenges and it really makes me start thinking on a different plane. Thanks.

Gina Brandstetter said...

WOW! Love all the artwork! Thanks for choosing me as one of your Top Ten last month!

Elizabeth said...

Amaging artwork DT - love the jewelry!

Violet Bebich said...

Thanks for the challenge. All of the design team artwork is awesome! :)

Melanie said...

Sorry my entry is mixed up in the middle of other layouts.

Polly said...

Am loving these challenges, most especially this one. I finally was pushed to do something I've been wanting to do.

Twyla Norris said...

Fun challenge. Thanks.

Allisa said...

Love seeing all of the unique items the design team came up with.

Amy said...

I had so much fun meeting every challenge last month, and am honored to be chosen as a top ten! Thank you for continuing to challenge us.

Beth aka BR-T said...

My post was pulled for not containing CTMH products I am sorry that the beloved sentiment from C1257, the black hemp , pewter photo hangers and textured terracotta paper wasn't recognized due to there possible retired status. Thanks anyway! :)

Donna said...

I am going to try to do all the challenges this month... so far I'm 2 for 2!

Donna said...

I somehow got up there twice, so sorry!

Heather Jane said...

This challenge made me dust off some of the metal accents I have been collecting for a special occasion! Thank you!

Melissa said...

Thanks for the inspiration!

Arlene B. said...

thank you for the inspiration, and all the great work that every one is inspiring us with.

Ann said...

It's been awhile since I've done a challenge here! Now that most of the unpacking is done, it's great to be back!

Miriam Prantner said...

This was a fun challenge! Thanks!

Wendy Coffman said...

I love the variety of challenges - thanks a bunch!