Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Sparkle & Shine Challenge Thirteen : Sponsored by Pretty Pink Posh

Hello! Welcome back to the Sparkle & Shine Challenge blog! We are excited you are here and hope that are inspired! For this challenge, please use the photo inspiration below when creating your projects. You can create in any way you like as long as we can see the inspiration in your design. 

We are challenging you to create TAGS! They can be stand alone tags, tags on cards and/or can be for any occasion. You can also just use the colors in the photo if those are what inspire you as well. Enjoy and have fun with this one!!

For this challenge we are sponsored by the amazing Pretty Pink Posh! Her shop contains tons of beautiful sequins all colors and sizes along with amazing dies to help you create! The winner of our challenge with received a $25 gift card to her store!

Before we get to our DT members cards I want to introduce you to our Guest Designer for the month of September. I have decided to add this feature to our challenges as a way to inspire you even more. For this month, we have the honor of having Holly Endress from Holly Beary Creations join us! If you haven't had the pleasure of seeing her amazing work in blog please visit her blog! You won't be disappointed. Here is more about Holly in her own words along with her project that she totally ROCKED in so many ways!

Hi my is Holly Endress and I’m so excited to be joining the team here at Sparkle & Shine! I live in a small town named Genesee along the PA/NY border in Potter County with my Husband and two sons. I’ve been paper crafting for over 26 years and I started blogging in 2007. My favorite mediums are Watercoloring and Copics and a few of my favorite brands are WPlus9, Winne & Walter, Your Next Stamp and Mama Elephant just to name a few. I may have an addition to it all Ha Ha .  I’m the creator of the Friday Mashup & Sunday Stamps Challenge Blogs and I’m currently on the Alley Way Stamps, Your Next Stamp, MarkerPop and Two Paper Divas Design Teams. A huge Thank you to Angel for inviting me to join in the fun for this Month! Let’s get inky!!! 

Wowzers, it's pretty amazing isn't it?!?!?! So excited to have you here with us, Holly!

And now for some amazing inspiration from our design team members.
(If you click on the names above each picture you will be directed to their individual blogs)

As always, they inspire me and I hope they do you as well! I can't wait to see how you are inspired! You have until Friday, September 11th at 11:55pm to enter! Please read the rules in the sidebar to be eligible to win. 

Have a great day!


  1. BEAUTIFUL Challenge and Projects!! =) SQUEAL!! LOVE the Idea of the Guest Designer!! Welcome and CONGRATS to Holly!! =) LOOKING forward to ALL of the FUN!! THANKS for sharing and have a Fabulous Week!! =)

  2. I love your pretty birthday card with the cut out "wish" --great for a young one who loves zoo animals! Very pretty card, Holly! This guest designer idea is pretty awesome too!
    Take care!

  3. SO much inspiration here! I stumbled upon your challenge a while ago, and finally had a chance to play along! Hope to pick up some sequins soon! :)

  4. I love all the great projects!!!

  5. Great cards by the DT, they really inspired me and they're all so gorgeous :)