Thursday, February 28, 2013

ACEO Challenge #26

Are you ready for a new challenge ? We sure hope so. Warmer weather is coming (hopefully) and so it's the perfect time for this challenge. It has so many possibilities.

THINK SPRING

Be sure to read the rules at the left side of the blog before participating so you understand how everything works.

When you are ready, upload your ACEO's to one of your shops and/or your blog. Then come back here and enter the web address using the Inlinkz button below this post, Each ACEO entry will be displayed at the bottom of the challenge post. Then others can click on the links to visit all of the ACEO’s created and explore the various blogs and on line stores. Don't forget, each artist may enter 3 ACEO's each.

You have until 11:59pm Mountain Time on March 31st, 2013 to submit your ACEO's. Voting begins on April 1st and ends 11:59pm Mountain Time on April 7th.

When voting begins come back to this challenge post. Down at the bottom under the thumbnails you will be able to vote for your favorite ACEO. Each IP address may vote once per challenge. After you vote, you may have to click on your refresh button to see the results.


The Prizes:

1st Place winner will win this mini 6x6 smash book, created & donated by Pam of alwaysartistic. It features white chipboard back and front covers, 24 sheets of beautiful double-sided scrapbook paper from a paper pad called "In Bloom" and 3 book rings. The colors are pale pinks, yellows, whites, grays, browns, etc. This could very easily be turned into a book for ACEO's, just use the plastic sleeves and double-sided tape. This prize is valued at $15 plus the cost of shipping.




The 2nd Place Prize is a 59ml(2oz) tube of Golden Acrylic Paint - Interference Blue (Fine) and a tube winder (not sure of the proper name). The value of this prize is $12.00. Donated by Chris of paint1chris.


The 3rd Place Prize is a 6 colour package of Artist's Drawing Pastels and  a package of Strathmore Acrylic blanks, valued at $8.00.  Donated by Chris of paint1chris.



The People's Choice winner will will 2 packages of Strathmore Illustration Board ACEO Blanks valued at around $8.00.  Donated by Lee of WatercolorsorElse


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Thursday, February 14, 2013

ACEO SWAP... the art that was created!

Thank you to everyone who participated, this was a lot of fun.  The ACEO's are still going through the mail but these are the cards that have arrived so far. 



Gail of ArtbyGailHRagsdale | Lizzy of OddballArtCo




Marlene of Lazyhawk | Belinda of bellsakabin


Chris of Paint1Chris | Stacy of MagicLoveCrow


Glòria of judetaama | Lee of WatercolorsorElse


Glòria of judetaama | Lee of WatercolorsorElse


Pam of alwaysartistic | Karen Anne of IrelandBrady


Pam of alwaysartistic | Sandie (friend just discovering ACEO's)


Friday, February 8, 2013

February 2013 Challenges


 pinkglitterfae - A Mother's Love

These are the challenges for February 2013: 

Penguins
Ground Hog Day
Daffodils, Jonquils, Narcissus!

*Originally Challenged on the 7 Card Draw Team*