Sunday, September 15, 2013

Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge: Sunflower Surprise

Welcome back to the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge!

We have a big surprise for you...a Sunflower Surprise!

photo credit:

Clearly Besotted Stamps is our fabulous sponsor for Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge: Sunflower Surprise!  Stephanie Wincott, owner of Clearly Besotted Stamps generously provided Blooming Marvellous Stamps and Die Collection for our challenge today!

Clearly Besotted Stamps is offering a wonderful prize to our Sunflower Surprise LEAD, too...Marvellous Blooms Stamps and Die Collection!

The fabulous Stephanie Wincott, owner and designer of Clearly Besotted Stamps, is joining us for the Sunflower Surprise challenge today!  Take a look at her beautiful card!

Next up, is the ever-fabulous Curtain Call Crew with their amazing projects using Clearly Besotted Stamps and Dies!

Amber Kroening, Bella Rose Cards

Barb Murphy, barbles

Christina MacLaren, SeaGlass Papercrafts

Debby Hughes, Lime Doodle Design

 Gayatri Murali, Handmade by G3

Jessica Kephart, Homespun Elegance

Kim Singdahlsen, Joyful Creations with Kim

Laurie Willison, Soapbox Creations

Marisa Ritzen, Rosemary Reflections

 Maureen Plut, buttons & bling

Monika Davis, M.A.D. Stamper

Sheri Gilson, Paper Crafty's Creations

Stacey Schafer, Stacey's Stamping Stage

sunflower surprise card

Tenia Nelson, Jazzy Paper Designs

Tracey McNeely, In My Creative Opinion

Now, it's your turn!  To enter the challenge, simply follow these instructions:

1.  Create a new paper project (card, scrapbook page, 3D item) based on the inspiration photo.
2.  Post your project to your blog or public gallery that directly mentions and links to this challenge here at the Curtain Call.  Feel free to copy and paste the inspiration template in your post; however, it is not required.
3.  Complete the Inlinkz section below using the direct link to your project before the deadline on September 25th at 8:00 AM CDT.

The LEAD and Show Stoppers will be chosen by the crew and announced on September 30th at 8:00 AM CDT.

Thanks so much for stopping by the Curtain Call!  That's a wrap!


  1. Love all of the DT inspiration...I LOVE sunflowers!

  2. Gorgeous inspiration photo and the DT really brought it to life!

  3. have such a fabulous team here. Their cards are all so unique and gorgeous!!!! And you can't beat having the sweet Stephanie from CB with you as a sponsor!!!!

    1. Yes, Amy! LOVE my girls! Watching for your link up on this one, lady! Big hugs, Stacey

  4. Every one on the DT made such gorgeous cards…

  5. Wonderful creations by the DTs. I love flowers :)

  6. It's interesting to see how the same stamps result in many different and amazing approaches... I guess I'll have to call the Van Gogh in me and play along :).

  7. Beautiful cards!
    Like the inspiration foto and linked my card!


  8. WOWSERS! Every single one of the DT cards just jumped of the page. Fantastic job!

  9. FABULOUS SAMPLES LADIES!!! Marisa was so sweet and reminded me of your challenge...I'm so happy that I had a card to share with you guys!!!

  10. Hi! I just ran across your challenge and couldn't resist playing along since sunflowers are one of my very favorite flowers (could be because I'm originally from KS. LOL) Loved everyone's fabulous cards too!

  11. omgosh...these cards are all so lovely!!! why do i always look through all the entries before i attempt onemyself....they are all amazing!!!! (intimidating...haha!!) great job everyone!

  12. The DT cards are astonishing for this happy, happy challenge! Thank you!! Actually, so is the entire gallery! This is a page that radiates rays of sun via these magical flowers!!

  13. Great DT work and a super challenge. Now following you, I'll be back!

    Hugs, Di xx


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