Sunday, January 9, 2011

ATU#22 Mini Cards and NEW information!!!

Welcome back All Things Unity fans!! We are so happy that you have stopped by! And Happy NEW Year!!

We are very excited to share our first challenge of 2011!! We also have some new rules/guidelines...and we have a great monthly sponsor! Sooooo much to share today!

Let's start with the new blinkies and badges!! Our very talented teammate, Lynn, created a badge for our FABULOUS players! You can grab the badge in our sidebar (top right) to place on your blog {posts and sidebar}! Great job, Lynn!

Lynn also created a wonderful blinkie that we will be giving out to featured players. Every Wednesday after the challenge ends, we will be featuring one, two, or three players on our blog. We will feature their creation and their blog. These players will be receiving a blinkie like the one below (via email) to proudly display on their sidebar! **NOTE:: The blinkie will blink once sent to featured players:}

Eligibility for Challenge Blinkie::
One or two players will be featured on the Wednesday following the challenge end. The players’ creations, along with a link to their blogs, will be included in this post. These players will get to display this blinkie on their blog. **NOTE:: Receiving this blinkie does not mean you won the monthly prize.

And because we want to keep everything fair, we have some new rules/guidelines for our players:::
Challenge Rules/Guidelines::
**Have FUN:}
**Please use only NEW creations for our challenges
**Please use only Unity and Ippity stamps on your creations
**Link back to All Things Unity and use our challenge photo (when provided)
**When uploading to online gallery, please use ATU##
**Please link to your specific post--not your entire blog. 
**Please display our NEW ATU badge on your sidebar and in your posts

Now for our challenge--for the next two weeks, we have a mini card challenge for you! These are great to make for Valentine's Day....or get well cards...and Unity and Ippity have TONS of stamp sets out there that we can use for these creations! 

How to play along::
1. Create a MINI CARDS (no bigger than 3" x 3") using only Unity and Ippity stamps. 
2. Post your creations on your blog (or gallery) and link back to All Things Unity. **Be sure to mention ATU in your post. **NOTE:: Please be sure to link to your specific POST about ATU not just your blog! THANK YOU:}
3. If you load your creation up in an online gallery, please use the keyword ATU22
4. This challenge will end on Saturday, January 22 at 11:59pm EST. So be sure to link up before then:}

To help you get started, you should check out what the ATU DT gals made--this will def. get you inspired.
Carole {Guest Designer}

Now to the GOOD stuff...we have a fabulous prize package for one of our lucky players! Here is some information about the monthly prize:::

Eligibility for MONTHLY prize::
All entries must be linked before 11:59pm EST the Saturday completing our 2 week challenge. You can link as many creations as you want (the more you link/create--the more chances to win). On the first of every month, we will post a winner of the prize package. 
If you do not follow the above rules and guidelines, your creation will be deleted and ineligible.

Our January 2011 sponsor is our very own, Carole! She is an Ippity chick--so you can get any Ippity stamp set you need from her. She is offering up Please check out her blog HERE and her Ippity site HERECarole is giving away to one lucky January player the Ippity set Farm Fresh! Love that chicken stamp:} 

Whew! This is a LONG post! Thanks for making it down this far!! Please let us know if you have any questions or comments! 

We hope you will play along with us and join in the all the fun!! We can't wait to see what you create:} 


StampinCathy said...

Love all the mini cards. Love all the changes too. Thanks so much for sponsoring this month challenges. Carole! Love this set.

lynn said...

thanks so much, carole, for sponsoring us! savannah, you did a wonderful job on the post! cathy, your quilts are so darling:)

Poppit said...

Love the new changes! One of these good days I'm going to get organised enough to join in with the fun! :-)

Julie Ranae said...

Well done to your team and to Savannah for really giving a new face to this wishes to you!

Brenda said...

Oh I love all the changes! The inspiration from the DT for this great challenge is wonderful!

iluvmybugs said...

What adorable mini cards from the very talented DT ladies!!! They are so cute that I just had to join in...thanks for the fun challenge!