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Welcome to our challenge blog. We will post a new challenge every Thursday. You can create any card, scrapbook layout, altered item with any stamp or technique as long as it is a new project, no backlinks please. To join in please post your card on your blog and then enter via the Linky Tools button at the bottom of every challenge post. You must leave a direct link to your creation as well as a link back here to the challenge post. Entries close at 8:00PM MST/MDT the Wednesday before the new challenge is posted and winners will be announced at the close of the challenge (on the sidebar) as well as on the new challenge post. Please make sure to follow our blog in case you are the lucky winner...winners will be chosen by random and posted and they have until 8:00PM MST/MDT the following Wednesday to contact me and claim the prize or there will be a re-draw! You may enter 2 (two) times per challenge as long as the creation is new and follows the challenge guidelines, have fun! You may combine challenge to a maximum of 8. We hope you will join in the fun!

Winner's Corner

#98-Dewi-claimed
#97-Rachael E-claimed
#96-Karen M-claimed

Please contact Kelly to claim your prize!

Our Featured Sponsor for this challenge


Craft Classes Online

A huge thank you to the following wonderful companies that have sponsored us throughout 2015

Color Ink Dighital

The Stamping Boutique

All Dressed Up

Fred She Said

Doodle Pantry

Arybymiran

Lemon Shortbread

Sami Stamps

Lacy Sunshine

SNSS

Bugaboo Stamps

A Day For Daisies

Imagine That!

Stitchy Bear Digi Outlet

Meljen Designs

Inky Impressions

The Paper Shelter

Drawn With Character

A Random fan

Sassy Studio Designs

Thursday, July 30, 2015

#100 - Dry Embossing - Sassy Studio Designs



Fantastic entries in last weeks Paper Piecing challenge!  A big thank you to Craft Classes Online for sponsoring our challenge last week! 


I have used random.org to choose a winner and that lucky person is entry
#5-Margo S
Congratulations Margo!  Please contact Kelly to claim your prize of a seat in a class up to $25
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Sassy Studio Designs
This week, I am pleased as punch to welcome back Sassy Studio Designs as our sponsor!  They have offered 4 digital images to the store as well as provided images for my team to crate with this week!  Our challenge for you this time around is Dry Embossing, so think of something you like to create with texture and share it with us.

Our team has created some fun cards this week with our challenge-Dry Embossing!






Bonnie using Katniss Sassy on Fire


Nancy using Katniss Sassy On Fire


Jennifer using Katniss Sassy on Fire


Fantastic Dry Embossing creations from my team this week and I hope you'll play along with us.  There is a seat in one of the great Craft Classes Online classes that is available up to $25 for one lucky person!
Please be sure to follow our rules before linking up! 
~your project must be new, no backlinks 
 ~you must link directly to your creation as well as back to the challenge blog 
 ~you may enter 2 times per challenge 
 ~you may combine challenges for a total of 8- not 10, 20 or a kazillion, 8 only please 
 ~you must follow the challenge as outlined above 
~Have fun and get crafty!!

Thursday, July 23, 2015

#99-Paper Piecing-Craft Classes Online



The Outside Fun entries were so much fun last week!  Thank you for playing along with us.

http://colorinkdigistamps.blogspot.de/
 ColorINK Digital was our sponsor and they have offered a $7.50 Euro gift certificate for one lucky person! I have used the handy dandy random.org to pick a winner and that person is
entry
#18-Dewi
Congratulations Dewi!!  Please contact Kelly to claim your gift certificate from ColorINK Digital. Thank you ColorINK Digital for your continued sponsorship!
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First off this week I need to send out a huge shout out to one of our DT member's whose last challenge is today.  Maggie is an absolute joy to work with and has been such a wonderful member of my team.  I would like to wish her well in her crafty endeavors!

Onto our challenge for this week....Our sponsor is Craft Classes Online and here is a wee bit about them:
Craft Classes Online (CCO) brings multiple Creative Arts Instructors together on one site to provide students with the best choice in online craft workshops. Our instructors offer online workshops that are engaging, affordable, and time-saving. Students from across the globe can learn any number of techniques and creative projects from the comfort of their home and on their schedule.


Make sure to check out our blog, Everyday Moodlings, which offers a theme of the week and challenges us to use all of our craft supplies during the coming year. We offer ideas, tips, tutorials, and crafty inspiration.


We are excited to be sponsoring Creative Knockouts Challenge  Blog. You can view our class list on our website at www.CraftClassesOnline.com. We continuously update our website with new workshops, so check back often.


Become a subscriber to our newsletter and gain access to our FREE class, “Ink Essentials”! Come visit us on our Facebook page, too. One lucky winner will receive a free seat to an online workshop valued at $25 or less.  Good Luck!

Our team has created some fun cards this week with our challenge-Paper Piecing!

Cathy

 

Joanne




Because our theme was "Paper Piecing" I decided to do my 1st explosion box
 and use lots of die cuts and piecing pieces!

Maggie




Jessa using Teeth Monster

Jen 

Tamie


Fantastic Paper Piecing creations from my team this week and I hope you'll play along with us.  There is a seat in one of the great Craft Classes Online classes that is available up to $25 for one lucky person!
Please be sure to follow our rules before linking up! 
~your project must be new, no backlinks 
 ~you must link directly to your creation as well as back to the challenge blog 
 ~you may enter 2 times per challenge 
 ~you may combine challenges for a total of 8- not 10, 20 or a kazillion, 8 only please 
 ~you must follow the challenge as outlined above 
~Have fun and get crafty!!

Thursday, July 16, 2015

#98-Outside Fun-ColorINK Digital


Fantastic entries in last weeks Summer Fun challenge!  A big thank you to The Stamping Boutique for sponsoring our challenge and providing images for my team to create with! 

http://www.thestampingboutique.com/category_1/Digital-stamps..htm

I have used random.org to choose a winner and that lucky person is entry
#26-Rachael E
Congratulations Rachael!  Please contact Kelly to claim your prize of 2 digis from The Stamping Boutique!
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http://colorinkdigistamps.blogspot.de/



This week, I am pleased as punch to welcome back ColorINK Digital as our sponsor!  They have offered a $7.5 euro gift certificate to the store as well as provided images for my team to crate with this week!  Our challenge for you this time around is Outdoor Fun, so think of something you like to do outdoors....summer, winter, it doesn't matter, just an outdoor activity

Denise using Ice Skating Snowman

Amy using Bonfire Night

I made a scrapbook page using the rockets from the set.

Bonnie using Bonfire Night

Nancy using Bonfire Night



Jennifer using Bonfire Night

 So now it's your turn to play along with us!  We'd love to see your Outside Fun creations!  You could even win $7.5 Euro gift certificate to ColorINk Digital just for playing along!
Please be sure to follow our rules before linking up! 
~your project must be new, no backlinks 
 ~you must link directly to your creation as well as back to the challenge blog 
 ~you may enter 2 times per challenge 
 ~you may combine challenges for a total of 8- not 10, 20 or a kazillion, 8 only please 
 ~you must follow the challenge as outlined above 
~Have fun and get crafty!!

Thursday, July 9, 2015

#97-Summer Fun-The Stamping Boutique



Fabulous entries in last weeks Banner/Pennant challenge!  I love banners and pennants and never really know where to put them so they look good, so thank you for the inspiration and for playing along with us.  A huge thank you to All Dressed Up for sponsoring our challenge as well!

One lucky person will win 2 digis from All Dressed Up !
https://www.etsy.com/shop/alldressedupstamps
 I have used random.org to pick me a winner and that lucky person is entry
#4-Creative Seconds
Congratulations Creative Seconds !  Please contact Kelly to claim your prize from All Dressed UP!
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This week, I am pleased to welcome The Stamping Boutique back as our sponsor.  Not only do they have 2 digis available for one lucky crater but they have also provided images for my design team to create with!
http://www.thestampingboutique.com/category_1/Digital-stamps..htm

Our challenge this week is Summer Fun!  An easy one for you this time around!  It's summer time so anything that would make yo thin of fun in the summer is what we are looking for.  My design has some really fun creations for this one and I hope you'll take a look.

Tamie using Ice Cream Truck


Jen using Ice Cream Truck

Jessa using Summer Laundry Line

I know I say this every week, but yet again my team has some wonderful creations that will hopefully get your mojo flowing and you can play along with us as well.  You could win 2 digis from The Stamping Boutique just for doing so.

Please be sure to follow our rules before linking up! 
~your project must be new, no backlinks 
 ~you must link directly to your creation as well as back to the challenge blog 
 ~you may enter 2 times per challenge 
 ~you may combine challenges for a total of 8- not 10, 20 or a kazillion, 8 only please 
 ~you must follow the challenge as outlined above 
~Have fun and get crafty!!

Thursday, July 2, 2015

#96-Banner/Pennant-All Dressed Up



Welcome back to Creative Knockouts!  The last chance winner from challenge #92 did not contact me, so that prize has been forfeited.  Terribly unfortunate if you ask me, our sponsors are so wonderful so please check back to the challenge blog if you have entered! 
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Last weeks challenge had some wonderful entries!  Thank you for playing along with us! 

http://fred-she-said-store.blogspot.com/
Our lovely sponsor was Fred She Said and one lucky winner will win a $10 gift certificate!  Random.org has chosen entry
#6-Julie T
Congratulations Julie!  Please contact Kelly to claim the $10 gift certificate to Fred She Said.
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I couldn't be happier to have All Dressed Up back with us this week!  

https://www.etsy.com/shop/alldressedupstamps

They have the cutest images and I just love them!  Our challenge for you this week is to include a Banner or Pennant on your card.  My design team has been lucky enough to work with images from All Dressed Up in addition to them providing a great prize of 2 digis for one lucky person! 

Here are their wonderful creations featuring fab images from All Dressed Up and a banner or pennant on their card.

Bonnie using Fairy Magic

Denise using Little Patch Puppy

Amy using Rock My World

Nancy using Rock My World

Jennifer using Rock My World


I love these cards!  I sure hope you will play along with us as well and you could win 2 digis from All Dressed Up.  Just use a Banner or Pennant on your card and enter below!  Be sure to check back next Thursday if you do enter so you don't miss out on the prize if you're the lucky winner!

Please be sure to follow our rules before linking up! 
~your project must be new, no backlinks 
 ~you must link directly to your creation as well as back to the challenge blog 
 ~you may enter 2 times per challenge 
 ~you may combine challenges for a total of 8- not 10, 20 or a kazillion, 8 only please 
 ~you must follow the challenge as outlined above 
~Have fun and get crafty!!

Thursday, June 25, 2015

#95-Buttons-Fred She Said

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The 2nd chance winner has not contacted me to claim the prize from challenge # 92 so the last chance winner is Confessions of a Papersniffer!  Congratulations and please contact Kelly to claim your Lemon Shortbread prize! 
Prize has gone unclaimed 3 times so it has been forfeited!-Terribly disappointing so please check back if you have entered our challenge!
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Great entries in last weeks Funny card challenge!  We had the super fun Doodle Pantry on board as our wonderful sponsor and they have offered a $10 gift certificate to one lucky person!
http://doodlepantry.com/
Our lucky random.org chosen winner is entry
#8-Dora!  
Congratulations Dora! Please contact Kelly to claim your Doodle Pantry prize!
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https://payhip.com/fredshesaid

Wow, we have such awesome sponsors this year and I am pleased to welcome back Fred She Said as our sponsor this year.
 The design team has been given images to work with for their design team creation and they have also offered a $10 gift certificate to one lucky crafter!
Our challenge this week is Buttons!  So show us some buttons on your card.  Here's a look at what my team has done featuring buttons and Fred She Said images!


Wonderful creations featuring Buttons this week from my design team.  I hope you will join us and enter your card below.  Please read the rules before linking up and you could win a $10 gift certificate to Fred She Said!

Please be sure to follow our rules before linking up! 
~your project must be new, no backlinks 
 ~you must link directly to your creation as well as back to the challenge blog 
 ~you may enter 2 times per challenge 
 ~you may combine challenges for a total of 8- not 10, 20 or a kazillion, 8 only please 
 ~you must follow the challenge as outlined above 
~Have fun and get crafty!!

Thursday, June 18, 2015

#94-Humorous Card-Doodle Pantry


*****Challenge #92 second chance winner did not contact me so the last chance winner is Confessions of a Papersniffer!  Congrats,  please contact Kelly to claim your Lemon Shortbread prize!*****
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Gorgeous entries in last weeks Use Your Stash challenge!  We were lucky enough to have Art byMiran as our sponsor and one lucky person will receive 3 gorgeous images of their choice!

https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/artbymiran

I have used random.org to pick me a winner and that lucky person is  entry
#4-Andrea W
Congratulations Andrea!  Please contact Kelly to claim your prize from Art byMiran.
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So this week we have Doodle Pantry joining us and I couldn't be happier.  Laurie's images are so fun and fitting for this challenge I think.  The challenge this week is to make a Humorous Card.

http://doodlepantry.com/ 
Doodle Pantry takes pride in creating a diverse selection of doodling styles, like realistic or whimsical, and all of which are family and kid friendly illustrations.  We hope you enjoy our wide variety of styles for every family occasion!

 I am happy to announce Amy Cohen has joined our team!  Here is a bit about Amy and a look at her first DT make for Creative Knockouts!

Hello Crafty Peeps...my name is Amy Cohen- I have scrapbooking for 15 years and cardmaking for 3 years.  I love working with Copics and digital images.  My favorite way to embellish my cards is using mu Cuttlebug and dies...also flowers- love me some flowers. I just recently started a blog and joining in on all the fun Design Teams and challenges.  I am officially addicted!! I love to go into my craft room and listen to some Pandora and light a yummy candle and CREATE.  I live in Sunny Arizona with my super supportive hubbie and 15 year old son.  We spend a lot of time together playing volleyball in the pool and playing cards and board games.  I also have 3 adorable kitty cats!!  I look forward to many more Creative Knockout friendships!!

Amy using Decadent Desserts

 Denise using Ants in My Pants

Fantastic creations from my design team!  Funny cards all the way around and now it's your turn to play along with us.  Show us your funny card for your chance to win a $10 gift certificate to Doodle Pantry.
 

Please be sure to follow our rules before linking up!
 ~your project must be new, no backlinks   
~you must link directly to your creation as well as back to the challenge blog     
~you may enter 2 times per challenge      
~you may combine challenges for a total of  8- not 10, 20 or a kazillion, 8 only please  
 ~you must follow the challenge as outlined above    
 ~Have fun and get crafty!!