Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Challenge #2

Hello to all of our new followers!!!  Thanks so much to everyone that participated in the Be Mine Blop Hop!  We were shown so much love!  Don't forget to tell others about CTO and join in the fun:) 
Also, if you are interested in being part of this fabulous design team. If you love to make cards, scrapbook layouts, or craft projects, we'd love to hear from you!  Applications are due tonight Tuesday, February 15th,  no later than11:59PM (EST).  All you have to do is send an email with a link to your blog and a newly created project never posted with a birthday theme. The email address is occasion2011@gmail.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

Now on to some great news, let's announce the winner of the Be Mine Blog Hop Sweethearts cartridge:)  The winner selected by random.org is:  Brandi Olsovsky said...
I'm glad to have found this blog! Great inspiration here :) Thanks!!!
CONGRATS!!!!! Brandi, please email us your mailing address so we mail your cartridge!!!!!

We had some great entries for Challenge # 1.  The winner for Challenge #1 is Amy at Love to Crop!!!  Congratulations, you will be entered into the monthly drawing!!

Okay, now let us get onto Challenge #2.  This week Design Team #2 is providing us inspiration.  This week's theme is "Masculine Birthday".  So, create a card, layout or project with a Masculine Birthday theme and post by Sunday, February 20th, 11:59pm (EST). 
The winner will be selected and entered into our monthly drawing.  This month's prize will be "A Child's Year" cricut cartridge!
On to our fantastic design team #2 for some inspiration:





*Thanks for playing with us this week! *
*Theme is "Masculine Birthday" !! *
*Please mention that your project is for CTO, and only link to your post, not entire blog, Thanks:)*
*All entries due no later than Sunday, February 20th  11:59 (EST)*
*HAVE FUN!!!!*


  1. Glad I stumbled on your blog! Cannot wait to Celebrate with you !!

  2. Congrats to Amy for winning last weeks challenge. That Elmo layout is soooo cute! Thanks to everyone who participated last week..

    Awesome job ladies on the masculine cards. You all did a wonderful job and I know I can always use some inspiration with making male cards.

    Have a great week!

    Nicole T.

  3. Yay!! I won!! :) Thanks so much to everyone at CTO for all the lovely comments on my layout!! BIRTHDAY layouts are the HARDEST for me to do, so I really enjoyed the challenge!! I'm gonna give it another go this week... My mind is already spinning, whirring, and (hopefully) creating!! :) I can't wait to see everyone's projects...

    Amy :) at www.lovetocrop.com
    scrapbookingwithamy (at) gmail (dot) com

  4. Great work DT and thanks for the fun Challenge! I never have enough masculine cards on hand!

  5. This is perfect! Great challenge, my hubby will love that I made him a birthday card, and I wouldn't have unless challenged :) Thanks
    -Paper Panther

  6. You can never have enough masculine birthday cards, I always seem to be making girly ones :) Thanks for this challenge!

    - Rayna

  7. Great Job DT. Love what you've done.

  8. Awesome projects from the DT!! And Amy, that Elmo LO from last week is super adorable! I'm so happy to have devoted myself to entering more challenges! I'm having so much fun! Thanks for hosting, CTO!!!

    mderosby at gmail dot com

  9. Thanks for a great challenge and thanks to the DT for the inspiration.

  10. I'm glad I found this blog, the challenges are really great. I look forward to many more

  11. the dt gave me the inspiration I needed to think of something to make for a man or little man. ha thanks for the challenge loved it

  12. So glad I found this blog!! Great entries!!


  13. I stumbled upon this blog and had ironically just completed a masculine birthday card I actually liked!

    I am now a follower for future challenges!

  14. Thanks for the opportunity to enter the challenge. I love these challenges they are so much fun.;-)