Thursday, June 24, 2010

Feature Friday Challenge #23

Hello all and welcome to another exciting challenge with The Character Cafe. This weeks challenge is:


So upload your creation featuring vellum using Mr. Linky below for your chance to win a digistamp from the Cafe Shop! You do not have to use a TCC image, but we wouldn't mind seeing them in your entry. If you do not own any TCC images, there are plenty to choose from in the FREEBIE section!

To get you all started, here's a little inspiration from the Design Team:

Sara's card features the adorable Chip

Lola's card shows the lovely Sooki Ooblis

Deanette's card has the adorable Lazy Day

Here's a super cute creation by Audrey using Suzie

So play along this week and show us some VELLUM!! You have until Thursday, July 1 at Midnight to submit your entry.

Don't forget to take a look at the rest of the DT for more TCC goodness!

If you're uploading your creation to an online gallery or other such site, please be sure to tag it with TCC so we can find it! (TCCFF23)

Your prize this week is Hillary Hippo and Tag , a $5 Gift Certificate from The Cafe Store as well as a blog badge for you to display! Also, if you join us at CDAC, you can enter there for extra chances to win extra prizes!!!

Okay people... get crafting :) *Kendra*

Feature Friday Challenge #22 WINNER!

Hey bloggers,

Gotta make this quick since it’s late and well, there seemed to be no winners post so I’m not sure what happened there…

On to last weeks’ winner!

Congrats goes to……… 

#9 – Deb Neerman from “Paper Ink Scissors and Stamps”

with this creation…

Digital StillCamera

Fantastic!  Congrats Deb, you have won the Sooki Ooblis and Bang Boom images as well as a $5 Gift Certificate to The Character Cafe store!  I will also send you a blog badge for your blog.  If you see this and haven’t heard from me, please give us a shout… you never know what could happen.

Anyway, thanks so much to all our players this week!  It was great fun to visit all of your blogs, sorry I didn’t get much commenting in this week though…. I’ll be back!

Off to Toronto this weekend for a Taekwondo Tournament sponsored by The Karate Kid movie, Columbia Pictures and other great things… supposed to be someone famous there too!  Fun, fun, now if there’s no disaster because of the G20 Summit….. I’ll let you know how it goes *fingers crossed*

Happy crafting!


Friday, June 18, 2010

Feature Friday Challenge #22 ~ Paper Piecing

Howdy all-

I hope you have had a great week! I have been a busy beaver with everything going on trying to help The Character Cafe grow! We are really moving along! We have some exciting news that will be coming up! So make sure you check back with us! We have some new places we are getting established with which will give you more places to find us!

We have some fantastic projects to show you from our outstanding DT! This week's challenge was to do Paper Piecing! Now come on you can do this so come play with us!!!!

So to the projects:

Kerstin Guest Designer



Please check out the other DT gals which are doing challenges out in blogland!

Lola, Queenie, Sara, Audrey

See you soon! Remember to link your card to our challenge using Mr. Linky

Feature Friday Challenge #21 Winner!

Hey bloggers!  It’s time to announce the winner for our Father’s Day/Embossing Challenge!

First off, I have to say that picked #1, which was Barb Chick and boy was her card fantastic, however, I had a problem because it didn’t fit our challenge… it may, but it said “Happy Birthday” and it was just so beautiful, I’m not sure if it was for a guy?  So, Barb, if you’re reading, we so sorry, but we read your post and it never mentioned a male or Father’s Day. picked #3 next, which is

Irit, who entered with this amazing layout… (sorry Irit, for some reason, we’re missing part of our blog and so I’ll link to you later when we find it! LOL)


You have won The Dock and Father’s Day Hatchling images from The Cafe Store, as well as a $5 Gift Certificate!  Contact us for your prize and we’ll get it out as soon as possible.  Also, don’t forget, your name will go into our draw at the end of the month, to win a custom TCC digi stamp image!!!  All, participants in our challenges are entered for that matter.

Congrats and Fink will be along soon with this weeks’ challenge, sorry we’re a bit late… had a tad mix up here at TCC (keeps life interesting I guess?!).

Take care, happy crafting!


Friday, June 11, 2010

Blog Hop Winners! Custom Stamp goes to....

Hey Bloggers,

Not sure what happened there, but somehow our winners' post didn't make it up before this weeks' Feature Friday post, so if you're looking for TCCFF21 Challenge, scroll down or CLICK HERE.

Now on to the goods... We had a New Release Blog Hop and that means we've got some winners to announce, so let's get at it!

Our GRAND PRIZE goes to...

Gloria Westerman of Gloria West who said
"Just finish the hop....these images are so fun and loving too.....awesome job to the DT....I went to everyones blog except Rachael....she isn't up yet.....thank you for the off to get a freebie....."
Thanks Gloria, for hopping along with us, you have won 4 New Release Digital Stamp Images as well as a $5 Gift Certificate to The Cafe Store!
We'll be in touch soon, or feel free to send us an e-mail if you see this before you hear from us (you never know when messages get lost in cyberspace!?).
The Guest Designer offer goes too...
We would love for you to join us for the month of July and look forward to hearing from you! We'll be sending you an e-mail too, again feel free to beat us to it. LOL
Also, we have the wonderful task of awarding a CUSTOM Digital Stamp Image to one of our fantastic challenge supporters... YAY! We're so excited to be offering this unique prize.
We had 18 players for the 3 Challenges in May (I know, not a whole lot compared to some challenges, but we appreciate and thank each and every one of you for showing us some support and joining us with your wonderful creations!)...
Through, our winner is (and we counted from the first entry, to the last in order)
#7 - Denise (kc242 Designs by Denise) from our Feature Friday #18!!!!
Congrats Denise, you are our Custom Digital Stamp Image WINNER. You may give us a design request or picture and we will do our best to create a custom digi stamp for you based on your vision. We will do up to 3 revisions for you in order to get it "right" and in the end, you can name the digi stamp (a variation may be necessary if we already have a stamp with your chosen name)! We will retain the rights to the stamp and offer it for sale in The Cafe Store with all proceeds going to the Charity of your Choice for the next 4 months!
Can't wait to get started Denise! We'll be sending you an e-mail, however, again, if you see this feel free to send us one first if you haven't gotten ours yet :)
Okay bloggers, go check out this weeks' challenge and be sure to come back weekly and you too could win a Custom TCC digi with proceeds to your fav charity or maybe win some Free TCC digis through the challenge!!!
Happy crafting,
Kendra & Kelly

Feature Friday Challenge # 21

Hi, I'm Georgia and your host for this weeks challenge .This whole month we will be featuring technique's so to start the month off we are all about dad and embossing. {any kind of embossing} We want to see those fathers day cards. You know that is what is on all our minds right now.

The design team has come up with some really great stuff;




The prize this challenge is 2 of our new releases this month " The dock" and " Father's Day Hatchlings" + a $5.00 gift certificate for the store. You will also receive a winner's badge for your blog. All of our challenge players will be entered in the draw at the end of the month to have a chance at winning a custom designed & named digital stamp made by Character cafe. (some limitations apply) Be sure and add your project with the link below. Don't forget to go by all the design team members blogs to check out all the great things they have been working on. All images used can be found at the character cafe store so go by and see all the great stuff they have. Have a great week and happy crafting.

Friday, June 4, 2010

New Digital Stamp Release Blog Hop!

Hey bloggers, we’re back with another blog hop to celebrate our June New Releases… (Do you get tired of blog hops or do you like being able to see all the new digi stamps and inspiration?)

Well, I’m going to have to make this fairly short and sweet since my little guy has decided to pick now to fuss in bed… ack!

This is your last stop on the blog hop and you should have arrived here from Fink’s site. If you didn’t you must’ve either just started with us or lost track of where you were (like I often do in blogville!)… at which point, you should just head over to the START and find your way.

Hopefully, you found LOTS of great stuff that inspired you to make wonderful creations (and tell us when you do!).

Be sure that you commented on all our DT Blogs along the way in order to have a chance to win 4 randomly chosen New Release images as well as a $5 Gift Certificate to The Cafe Store.

Also, be sure to join us by making a creation using a TCC digital stamp image and linking to our Linky Tool in order to have a chance at being Guest Designer for July! If you don’t have any TCC digis that’s a shame, but you’re in luck since we’ve got a bunch in the Freebie section of our Store, as well as a new one available until next Friday only (there are sentiments perfect for Father’s Day in the package at the store too!). Click image to go to Freebie.


Well, I sincerely hope that you don’t mind, but I think I’ll have to be back in the morning with our winner for our Custom Image… couldn’t make the draw until after 10pm so that all players could be included and well, my little guy is not very cooperative at the moment. Please forgive me!!! Actually, it will be better that way I think so that we can explain a bit about what we’ll do for the winner… hmmm, things have a way of working out like they’re supposed to, don’t they (sometimes anyway!).

Oh, and don’t forget about the discount code, good for 25% off your entire order (good until next Friday, June 11th at midnight – well, Saturday June 12 technically!). The code is "Summer" (case sensitive) - yeah, I know, it's not summer yet, but it sure was feeling like it lately!

Happy hopping!

Kendra :)

Thursday, June 3, 2010

And our winner is.......

What a great job all the ladies did with the challenge! I am so happy to see more people trying the challenges but help us get more!!! Tell your friends!!!!!!

I would like to take the time to say Congratulations to............

Kendra or Kelly will get with you soon! Congratulations again!