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Monday, June 22, 2009

Virginia's Shabby Chic Bingo Challenge

Let's get shabby, shall we?! I'm a huge fan of the "shabby chic" style, and our resident DT member Virginia is a shabby connoisseur. Her work and projects always feature the elements of shabbiness....love that! :) So I asked Virginia if she could create a shabby inspired challenge for us, and she came up with a fabulous one!
If you are not familiar with the elements of shabby chic then take a peek at these photos and it will give you an idea.

Yum...pastels, florals, lace, crackle paint, bling... as the one and only Elsie Flannigan says "Holy Cute"! ;-) So, Virginia also had the brilliant idea of creating a "Bingo Card of Shabbiness" for you to all choose your own elements for how you want to create your work. Pick a row, any row...and run with it.

I picked a row and then discovered I had managed to also incorporate 3 extra elements in it as well. So it's not as hard as you may initially think. Give it a go!
This is running from today through July 3rd. Please be sure to link up your work (with a link directly to your LO) in the comments, so I can find it and add it to the slide show!
And I think it's time for a prize for a random entrant...so let's just say it will be a Jenni Bowlin Prize pack...because she is the reigning queen of scrapping shabby deliciousness.
Have fun with this one!
Here are the DT examples!
Virginia

Jana

Greta

Noel

Michele K.

Michelle L.

11 comments:

Tara Orr said...

Beautiful designs and what a neato idea for your layout elements! Thanks for the challenge! You can find my layout on my blog at: http://eachmoment-onlyonce.blogspot.com
Title: Age of Innocence

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I made a card for this challenge:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/26752818@N05/3651507083/

Connie said...

what a great challenge!!!

Katie said...

This is such a fun idea! Here's mine:

http://www.twopeasinabucket.com/pg.asp?cmd=display&layout_id=1503276

Patti H said...

beautiful work ladies. I am going to try to get to this one!! Love the challenge

Angie said...

I really loved this challenge- it was just what I needed!!

Here is my LO

http://www.twopeasinabucket.com/pg.asp?cmd=display&layout_id=1503623

Kylie said...

I loved this challenge too! It was great fun, even if I feel like I'm a shabby chic-impostor LOL. Mine is here: http://longlivepaperandscissors.blogspot.com/2009/06/challenge-from-noelmignoncom.html

Melissa said...

Ohhh, I had so much fun! My first attempt at getting Shabby, and it was a lot of fun. Thanks for the inspiration guys!

http://scrapznstuff.blogspot.com/2009/06/shabby-chic.html

Elizabeth Bailey said...

Thanks for the challenge Virginia!
Here is my take:
http://www.scrapinstyletv.com/portfolio/view_layout.php?layout_id=178488&gallery_type=main

Jenny said...

Great challenge, and beautiful work from the DT.

I uploaded my creation

http://noelmignon.com:8005/community/gallery/image_page.php?album_id=35&image_id=184

Thanks for looking!!

Maria said...

I just came across your blog whilst blog hopping, and loved the challenge here is mine
http://ajourneythatstartshere.blogspot.com/2009/07/i-wish-you-love.html