Friday, August 4, 2017

Looking for Guest Designers!

We are looking for some Guest Designers for the Fall until Christmas!


Who: Merry Monday Christmas Card Challenge 
What: Seeking 2-4 Guest Designers
When: September 2017-December 2017
Where: www.merrymondaychristmaschallenge.blogspot.com

You will be expected to create one card per week during the term and to comment on the entries from participants. ­čśÇ

Please email Lesley at thepaperplayers @ yahoo.ca (no spaces) to apply. 

Please send the email with your name, the link to your blog and attach three of your favourite Christmas cards that you have created in the past. You must have a blog to apply. No previous DT experience necessary! We welcome all product and design styles but please note, this is not a selling platform.

Deadline-August 15th

Thank you!

Lesley

Monday, July 3, 2017

2nd Annual "Christmas in July Summer Link-Up!"


2nd Annual "Christmas in Summer Link-Up!"

We had such a great response to our Summer Link up last year, we are going to do it again! We are going to open up a linky for the summer months and let you all "catch up" on previous challenges you may have missed or want to do again and have fun! It might help get that stash of Christmas cards built up! The link up starts NOW and will go until August 31 at noon! 

Those of us Merry Makers who are kickin' around and have some time this summer may come visit your makes and say HELLO and see how you're doing so be sure to link 'em up!! 

And now....for the grand finale....for those who link up projects over the summer, I will throw all names in a hat, and use Random.org to pick a winner and personally send a $15 Starbucks Gift Card to them - my treat!! :) 


Have fun, happy crafting and HAPPY CHRISTMAS IN SUMMER!! Cheers!


Weekly Winners!

What an amazing gallery of cards you created for the challenge last week! Thank you so much for joining us here at Merry Monday Christmas Challenge.  Choosing just one winner was really difficult...you all did an incredible job!!

Are you ready to see our winners? Congrats to everyone!


The winner this week is: 


Theresa:


This cutie popped out at me right away! 
That face is adorable....congratulations, Theresa!



And now for our Honorable Mentions (in no particular order): 








Congratulations! We hope you will display your badge with pride! If you are viewing this in Google Reader, you may have to visit the blog to see the actual cards that are linked below.


Thank you so much to everyone who played along! Check back in about an hour's time for an announcement! ...Cheers!

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Still Time to Play!

Welcome back to Merry Monday Christmas Challenge!

 Need a little bit of inspiration to get started on your Christmas cards?! You've come to the right place!  

There's still time to come play along with challenge #254 which is being  brought to you by Lori:




"Remember...have fun creating a Christmas card using "a moose" on your card! Happy crafting!

Some rules to remember:

1. Each week there will be a brand new challenge posted on Monday at 5am (PST).
2. The challenge will be either a theme, an inspiration photo, a sketch or a colour combo.
3. Each participant must comment on 3 cards in the Gallery to be eligible to win. (Who doesn't love comments!)
4. Have fun!
5. Follow the weekly challenge closely.


Click HERE to link up your project! Happy crafting!!

Monday, June 26, 2017

MM #254 {Merry Christ-MOOSE!}

Welcome to another challenge at Merry Monday! This is the challenge all about Christmas cards and getting a head start on the Christmas season.


Hello everyone! Lori here, and this week I am looking for some of these big, adorable MOOSE critters on your Christmas cards - there are so many adorable images/papers out there so let's see what ya got!

Before we get to this week's challenge, please note that the Design Team will be taking July and August for a summer break and we will resume challenges September 4th. We are going to be running our 2nd Annual "Summer Christmas Link Up" during the summer so watch for that post July 3rd! Cheers!




1. Each week there will be a brand new challenge posted on Monday at 5am (PST).

2. The challenge will be either a theme, an inspiration photo, a sketch or a colour combo.


3. Each participant is encouraged to comment on 3 cards in the Gallery. (Who doesn't love comments!)


4. Have fun!


5. Follow the weekly challenge closely.





Weekly Winners!!

What an amazing gallery of cards you created for the challenge last week! Thank you so much for joining us here at Merry Monday Christmas Challenge.  Choosing just one winner was really difficult...you all did an incredible job!!

Are you ready to see our winners? Congrats to everyone!


The winner this week is: 


Julie

I just thought this little bear tooting his horn on the rocking horse was just so adorable and colored so beautifully.  Congratulations Julie....





And now for our Honorable Mentions (in no particular order): 


 


 



Congratulations! We hope you will display your badge with pride! If you are viewing this in Google Reader, you may have to visit the blog to see the actual cards that are linked below.


Thank you so much to everyone who played along! Check back in about an hour's time and get the details of our new challenge....Cheers!

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Still Time to Play!!

Welcome back to Merry Monday Christmas Challenge!

 Need a little bit of inspiration to get started on your Christmas cards?! You've come to the right place!  

There's still time to come play along with challenge #253 which is being  brought to you by Linda:




"Remember...have fun creating a Christmas card using "a bear(s)" on your card! Happy crafting!

Some rules to remember:

1. Each week there will be a brand new challenge posted on Monday at 5am (PST).
2. The challenge will be either a theme, an inspiration photo, a sketch or a colour combo.
3. Each participant must comment on 3 cards in the Gallery to be eligible to win. (Who doesn't love comments!)
4. Have fun!
5. Follow the weekly challenge closely.


Click HERE to link up your project! Happy crafting!!

Monday, June 19, 2017

Merry Monday #253 {Bears}

Welcome to another challenge at Merry Monday! This is the challenge all about Christmas cards and getting a head start on the Christmas season.


This week, our challenge hostess is Linda - she is looking for the following on our Christmas cards this week:




1. Each week there will be a brand new challenge posted on Monday at 5am (PST).

2. The challenge will be either a theme, an inspiration photo, a sketch or a colour combo.


3. Each participant is encouraged to comment on 3 cards in the Gallery. (Who doesn't love comments!)


4. Have fun!


5. Follow the weekly challenge closely.




Weekly Winners!!

What an amazing gallery of cards you created for the challenge last week! Thank you so much for joining us here at Merry Monday Christmas Challenge.  Choosing just one winner was really difficult...you all did an incredible job!!

Are you ready to see our winners? Congrats to everyone!


The winner this week is: 


 Linda 


Linda combined so many wonderful elements to her card - the greens, jar, deer - and created such a fabulous design!  Congratulations, Linda!



And now for our Honorable Mentions (in no particular order): 

Crealientji


Congratulations! We hope you will display your badge with pride! If you are viewing this in Google Reader, you may have to visit the blog to see the actual cards that are linked below.


Thank you so much to everyone who played along! Check back in about an hour's time and get the details of our new challenge....Cheers!

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Still time to Play with Us!!!

Welcome back to Merry Monday Christmas Challenge!

 Need a little bit of inspiration to get started on your Christmas cards?! You've come to the right place!  

There's still time to come play along with challenge #252 which is being  brought to you by Kathy:




"Remember...have fun creating a Christmas card using "the inspiration photo" on your card! Happy crafting!

Some rules to remember:

1. Each week there will be a brand new challenge posted on Monday at 5am (PST).
2. The challenge will be either a theme, an inspiration photo, a sketch or a colour combo.
3. Each participant must comment on 3 cards in the Gallery to be eligible to win. (Who doesn't love comments!)
4. Have fun!
5. Follow the weekly challenge closely.


Click HERE to link up your project! Happy crafting!!

Monday, June 12, 2017

Merry Monday #252 {Inspiration Photo}

Welcome to another challenge at Merry Monday! This is the challenge all about Christmas cards and getting a head start on the Christmas season.




Kathy here and I'm thrilled to be this week's hostess!  My challenge is to create a Christmas card using the photo for inspiration.  Can't wait to see what YOU come up with!  Check out the wonderful projects the Design Team has to share with you this week...






1. Each week there will be a brand new challenge posted on Monday at 5am (PST).

2. The challenge will be either a theme, an inspiration photo, a sketch or a colour combo.


3. Each participant is encouraged to comment on 3 cards in the Gallery. (Who doesn't love comments!)


4. Have fun!


5. Follow the weekly challenge closely.