Archive for October, 2011

Oct 27 2011

Monthly Challenge Spooktacular

Have you played along yet? We have had some outstanding submissions for the October Monthly Challenge…did you see the pumpkin???? so cool!!!

Here is more inspiration from our spooktacular Inspiration Team you only have a few more days, so hurreeee…

Shelly Hickox brings us this awesome card…every detail comes together perfectly!!

Spooky done so very elegantly by Beate Johns!!!

Michelle Fowler brings us this paper mache witches’ hat…spooky deliciousness!!

And, lastly another gorgeous project by Shelly Hickox…just love how all the details came together!!!

Okay…now that you are all inspired go make something fabulous with orange, purple, and black!!!

Oct 18 2011

Toil and Trouble

Time flies…seriously…where has it gone?  First of all…the WAY overdue winner of last month’s challenge:

Congratulations Marjie!!!! We love your inking skills on this gorgeous tag!!! Please email your information to to claim your $50 in Emporium Dollars!!!  Thank you so much for playing along!!!

And, now for the real challenge….you have just 2 weeks to enter this month’s challenge….yep, quite wicked of us, but we have faith in you!!!

Yes! That’s right, it’s a color challenge!!  We can’t wait to see your projects using BLACK, PURPLE, AND ORANGE

as usual, our fabulous inspiration team has been busy playing along…here are some of their projects to inspire you…

Alice Wertz made this stinkin’ adorable card…love, love, love!

Shelly Hickox seriously rocked the challenge…with a sardine can…seriously!!!!

Where can we even start with this incredible project by Linda Cain? So many perfect details…she is such an inspiration!


Lastly, we want to show the inside of Pam Hooten’s adorable card at the top…it’s a candy holder!


Thanks team, we are so lucky to have such amazing talent to inspire us!!!


Contest begins on October 18th  and ends on October  31st at midnight…the winner will be randomly chosen and announced on November 1, 2011.  The winner will receive $50 in Emporium Dollars to spend in the store! Just add a link to your submission below (your link does not have to be to a blog, it can also be to your SCS gallery…use code IEMC07 or other gallery online!!!)…and, remember, you can enter as many times as you want…so create away!!!