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TTIC #45: Welcome Back, Margie & Name Your Challenge!

After almost being on a computer hiatus last week since my husband took off some days from work, I am back now with a new Twilight Tuesday Challenge! But first off, some completely AMAZING news!!!!

The fantabulous girls at Twilight Tuesday have asked me, Donna and Jacquie to become PERMANENT designers for the team! Yes, I said permanent! Like…forever! I cried. I really did. No, you may not laugh. The girls in this group are so incredible, and I have had the absolute BEST time working with them. I did NOT want it to end. So when they asked me to stay… it was like…DUH! Does Edward love Bella??? Of course I want to be a PERMANENT Designer! So, to all of my Twi-Girls… I love you, you all rock my world and I am thrilled and honored to not only work with all of you, but to have you chics as my friends. Truly. I don’t know what I would do without all of you.

But, before I make this entire post about me gushing about how happy I am (oh, don’t worry, I will be gushing in other posts!!!), here is what our fearless leader Tonya wrote for this week’s TTIC:

Wow! This summer has flown by hasn’t it? The kids are all starting back to school and I’m exhausted! How about you all? This week, we have some major announcements so I’d like to begin with those.

  • Next Tuesday, September 8th, will be a vacation day for the TTIC team. We’ll return to our scheduled challenges the following Tuesday. Everyone have a safe and happy Labor Day!
  • Design Team Changes! I am very pleased and excited to announce that the entire guest design team has been asked to become permanent members of the TTIC DT. They have all accepted and we’re very excited to continue as a team together!
    • Additionally, Jacquie has been asked to be the design team manager and she has accepted. Thank you, Jacquie! We’re excited to have your help!!
    • Finally, both Beth and I are going to serve as more “honorary” type design team members than permanent ones. So this means we won’t be playing along each week. We have good intentions to play along, but as most of you probably know by now, we’ve both started business ventures that are demanding our immediate attention. You can check out our personal blogs for more info on that if you’d like.
    Now on to the reason you came here! The challenge for the week! :-D

We are excited to welcome Margie back from her hiatus! So much is happening with school starting back that we’ve decided to do a “free day” for our challenge this week.

The challenge portion is simply to create any Twilight themed project you desire and share it with us! No hard thinking this week!!

The comment portion is to tell us if you are getting excited about the New Moon premiere coming up and if you are making any special plans for it.

So, I am very excited about this week’s challenge… I have plenty of “Twideas” that have not quite fit the challenges. So, I am going to try to take this week as an opportunity to do just that. However, I am now fighting a head cold (and so is Nix, plus, I think Rhi is finally cutting her 1st tooth!) so I don’t know how much I’ll get to… but I am going to try to do as much as I can this week!

I decided to take the newest sketch that Dani came up with for today. It’s Sketch #10.

ttsc10 Love it! I for some reason don’t always get around to doing the sketches, so I thought that this was the perfect opportunity!

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I used my Lion and Lamb stamp from Dragonfly Curls. The paper is from Basic Grey, Provo Craft, and The Paper Company. Plus, I used a little bit of yarn and a Ghost Heart from Heidi Swapp. And of course, I inked the edges a bit and sprayed some Walnut Gold Glimmer Mist over the white of the card to tone it down a bit. Here’s a close up:

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Inspired? Then get crafting! And as always, our Design Team has fantastic projects to display for this week’s challenge – please go and check them out!

Dani ~ Donna ~ Eve ~ Erica

Jacquie ~ Jen ~ Julie ~ Margie ~ Rebecca

&

Tonya!

Comments

Erica said…
I love this. That stamp is so cool. The whole card just works together so nicely. I love the colors and the heart is awesome. Fabulous job, as always!
ellepaulette said…
Oooh! I love how you used the TTSC10! Perfect!!!
That stamp and those lovely dps work so well together! So awesome!! :)
Jacqueline said…
Oh Ali this is beautiful! Love the earth colors with this image! The heart is perfect!! I am SO happy we all get to stay and work together, I totally cried too! LOVE you!
Congrats to you!!!
Love this card! You did an awesome job with Dani's sketch :)
Unknown said…
CONGRATS Ali....I loved you post....If I could take back what I had written I would write what you have....Does that make sense? It's really early here, forgive me! Anyway...BEAUTIFUL card. LOVE the colours and the layout...Gosh, I just LOVE the whole darn thing! Xx

- I just read that and I think I have been hanging with you guys too long...Even my writing is starting to sound American.... Bloody Awesome dude!
Did I mention how early it was????
Eve said…
I love how you tore around the image. That is such a perfect stamp! Great job Alison! And congrats congrats congrats!!!!!
Julie said…
AWWWW!! Lovey, I don't what is more beautiful -- your post or your card! That was so moving to read -- and we all feel the same way about you, too. And I'm soooo glad that you're staying on! Good times! And you did a great job with the card and using the sketch.
Jen Shults said…
This is really good! I love your card and you are so super sweet. It's been so wonderful to work with you these last few months and I'm ecstatic that you will be staying around! We are going to have so much fun!! :D

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