Saturday, October 2, 2010

Happy Anniversary JUGS

Good Saturday Morning!

This is a very special challenge this week's JUGS 1st Anniversary celebration!  You will definitely want to join in the fun this week because we have lots of give aways from some pretty awesome companies!  This week it is a sketch challenge being hosted by Kristin.  Hidden on each one of our blogs starting with Alicia is a letter.  You need to visit each one of our blogs  including our October guest designer Selma Stevenson in order to spell out the secret phrase and then e-mail to JUGS in order to be entered for a chance to win one of the awesome prizes being offered by the following companies;
My Time Made Easy - A
Secret Surprise
Stamp set PLUS In

Gina K Designs - Fanciful
stamp set
Joan's Garden - $25 gift certificate to spend at Joan's

Paper MakeUp Stamps - $25 gift

Clear and Simple
  - donated the following prize package:
(1) Awareness Darling stamp set
(1) Awareness button mix sampler (includes buttons from I'm a Princess Pink,
You're Such a Gray-cious Host, and A Blanc Check color stories)
(1)  I'm a Princess Pink Ribbon sampler (1 yd)
(1)  Limited Edition Attitude mini stamp
All products are made in the USA, ribbon is double-faced satin, and stamp sets are
100% photopolymer.

WPlus9TWO stamp sets of the winner's

PixiePetals Etsy - $10 Gift certificate

JustRite Stampers - From the JUGS team - we will also
give away a stamp set and block.  We are donating Homemade
and Wood
Stamper 2-3/8" with Bonus 25 pt Font set

For my card I flipped the sketch over because I had this little hot air balloon already colored from PTI and I really wanted to use it for this sketch.  It matched perfectly with this Webster's Paper I had.  Now if your playing along with us my letter is "R" now head on over to Kristin's blog for the next letter!

Here is a list of the blogs you need to visit in order;
                       Kathryn (you are here)
 Selma Stevenson Featured Designer 

How to play: You need to upload your project for this week's challenge to your online blog or public photo gallery. Leave a link that goes directly to your project in the Inlinkz form at the bottom of this post. If you upload to online galleries, please also use the keyword or tag, JUGS53. After you post to Inlinkz you can also leave a comment here.

Deadline to be considered for the weekly "Chic of the Week" is 9:00 PM EST on Thursday, October 7th, 2010. The Inlinkz form will close at that time. Our top pick "Chic of the Week" will be announced on the following Friday morning.


  1. How cute is this??? Love that happy little balloon who is just sailing away!! And a big happy anniversary congratulations to JUGS!

  2. Wow, what an elegant card! The background paper gives it an eastern flair - you can almost imagine the balloon traveling the globe!

  3. beautiful card! i love your background paper! happy anniversary1

  4. Love your card Kathryn. It's just lovely!! Thanks for the inspiration!!

  5. This is so pretty, Kathryn! Love the pairing of the lovely papers with that pretty colorful balloon! Such a pretty scene! Great job with the sketch!

  6. Gorgeous card Kathryn! I love the blue sky and clouds - so wonderful with the hot air balloon! The background paper is super pretty! Wonderful work :) Happy anniversary! I'm so proud to be a part of this team :)

  7. I love what you have done with the panels ,this is one of my favourite techniques to split up an image.

    Amazed at how many fab prizes on offer.

  8. Love the hot air balloon, fabulous card!

  9. I Love this Katheryn.. I am a push over for Big Balloons.. I was suppose to go on a ride for my birthday this year but was not allowed cuz I had a knee injury but I will next year for sure!! Gorgeous :)

  10. Love your take on the sketch and the hot air balloon is adorable! TFS, Mary M

  11. so striking - bold beautiful colors with a simple design makes for one gorgeous card. I'd love to be in that balloon right now :-)

  12. Adorable ... love the way you pieced the clouds :)

  13. Love the balloon and the clouds! Great work!

  14. I just love how you used this sketch to create your sky background! Such a sweet card!

  15. This is a light hearted, breezy way to use this sketch! Love it!

  16. Lovely, lovely card. I just love hot air ballons. The DP is just perfect.

  17. Love the "popped up" balloon. It really looks like it's floating through the clouds.

  18. This card is perfection! Love the balloon!

  19. Wonderful card, Kathryn! I love the Webster's DP and the puffy clouds! Very creative!

  20. Awww...that hot air balloon scene is so cute!!

  21. Happy Anniversary to JUGS!
    Love your hot air balloon card.

  22. Fabulous job! Love the balloon! Great take on the sketch