Thursday, December 6, 2018

Top 3 and Random Draw - Challenge #15

Thank you so much for your support. There were many entries in our 15th Challenge for creating a Fall/Winter Holiday projects and option using inspiration from a Mood Board.
We loved all of the fabulous designs and inspiration you shared with us and the many who included Twisted Sister's option "sprinkles on top".


Congratulations to our Top 3:
A high-five for everyone who joined our challenge. Thank you all for your participation and we hope you'll continue to follow us for future fun challenges. And in no particular order, here are the Top 3. Please be sure to take a Top 3 Badge found on the right sidebar.

16-Kathy Schweinfurth 
26-KT Fit Kitty 
51-Nikki C










Random Draw Prize: There were 58 entries and numerous additional chances if card submitted to Use Your Stuff and optional twist "sprinkles on top".  And a bonus treat entry to the 2018 Fall/Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop.  Our draw was selected by Random.org. 

Congratulations to the Winner
#27 -  Michelle Loncar 
Your Bag of Things will be on it's way
as soon as you provide your mailing address at challengedoubletrouble@gmail.com


We hope everyone enjoyed the challenge as much as we did.
Now it’s time for more trouble - Double Trouble that is!

Click HERE for Challenge #16,
"Winter/Holiday" using Embossing
with optional "Snow" 
and 
Special Treat Random Draw for the 
2018 Fall/Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop

Monday, December 3, 2018

Double Trouble Challenge #16 - Three Amigos & Coffee Lovers BlogHop (Winter/Holiday)

Click HERE for an introduction to our challenge and HERE for complete guidelines. Please take time to read so you don't run into trouble. Consider being a follower and use our participant badge or any photo from our blog. 

WELCOME to Challenge #16 - Let the Troubles Begin! 







THING 1 Trouble Maker
says you have one more chance to finish your winter/holiday cards/projects in time for mailing. Create a project using at least one form of embossing... dry embossing, heat embossing, embossing paste, your choice. Or use them all!




THING 3 Twisted Sister
says, "Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!" Include snow, snowflakes, a snowman, etc. on your project. 

Hint: If you include a coffee/tea/cocoa image or sentiment, 
you may  join in the fun at 2018 Fall/Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop Time is limited on the Coffee Blog Hop so read the details below. 

Both of these are OPTIONAL twists so why not double the trouble and include both? You will be awarded an additional chance for participating in each twist in Double Trouble's random prize draw. 


THING 2 Double Dare
says if you have created a winter holiday themed project you can also join the Three Amigos Blog Hop Challenge #21.  To post, click HERE any time during the month of December. This gives you an additional chance at winning the Double Trouble Random Draw.


A Double, Double Dare - Don't forget! If you used a coffee, tea or cocoa theme or sentiment, you are eligible to enter the 2018 Fall/Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop through December 7th. The details are below. To post your project, click HERE.
                           
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2018 Fall/Winter Coffee Lovers
 Blog Hop
Friday Nov 30th - Friday, Dec 7th 

There are great prizes and no limits to the number of entries. The more entries the better your chances for winning Coffee Lovers' random prizes from over 60 super sponsors!

"Make it hot, make it now, put a little cream and sugar in, give me coffee, coffee, coffee, coffee, coffee" and create a Fall/Winter project to include some sort of coffee, tea or cocoa element. How simple is that?

For inspiration, sing along with Frank Sinatra's The Coffee Song. You'll be glad you did!

The Coffee Blog Hop closes at 12:00 midnight, Pacific Standard Time, on Friday, December 7th. Remember that Double Trouble is biweekly and we'd like you to play along with us throughout our entire challenge.


BLOG CANDY for the 2018 Fall/Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop: In addition to the usual random draw prize at Double Trouble, we are contributing a coffee mat and Spellbinder die to four recipients also by random draw. If you submit a card to Double Trouble and make a comment on this post and tell us, "What's your favorite hot/cold drink during the holidays," this will qualify you for the Blog Candy random draw. Please join us and become a possible recipient of this Blog Candy.

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For inspiration... here are Our Things

Things 1, 2 and 3

Suzanne Reynolds 
Things 1, 2 and 3 and Coffee Lovers Blog Hop


Things 1, 2 and 3 + Coffee Lovers Blog Hop



December's Guest Designer -
Crazy Cousin



"Let it Snow"




Thursday, November 29, 2018

Top 3 and Random Draw - Challenge #14

Thank you so much for your support. There were many entries in our 14th Challenge for creating a Christmas/Holiday project with the option to use the Tic-Tac-Toe grid .  We loved all of the fabulous designs and inspiration you shared with us and the many who included Twisted Sister's option "a hanging item".  

We apologize for the delay in our announcement of the Top 3, however, there were reasons for this dilemma. Everyone had preparation for turkey day in the USA, Friday was very black, lasting all weekend and then came Cyber Monday. Whew! On top of that we had a record number of entries for this challenge - 82, to consider for the Top Three.  What's that saying? "Have you ever tried to get four women to agree on anything?" A high-five for everyone who joined our challenge. Thank you all for your participation and we hope you'll continue to follow us for future fun challenges.

Congratulations to our Top Three
Now, before Christmas arrives, and in no particular order, here are the Top 3. Please be sure to take a Top 3 Badge found on the right sidebar.

18-Darnell 
61-Maya 
74-AJ 




 





Twisted Sister's Special Recognition: "Stealing Santa's hat is a sure way to achieve membership on the Naughty List. Glad you decided to hang out with Twisted Sister".



Random Draw Prize: There were 82 entries and numerous additional chances for each card submitted to any of our previous partners and using the optional twist "something hanging". Our draw was selected by Random.org. 

Congratulations to the Winner
#69 - Amanda Laine - Diamond Laine Designs
Your Bag of Things will be on it's way
as soon as you provide your mailing address at challengedoubletrouble@gmail.com

We hope everyone enjoyed the challenge as much as we did.
Now it’s time for more trouble - Double Trouble that is!

Click HERE for Challenge #15,
"Sweet Treats for the Holidays and More"
with optional "Sprinkles on Top"

Monday, November 19, 2018

Challenge #15 - Sweet Treat for the Holidays & More

Click HERE  for an introduction to our challenge and HERE  for complete guidelines.  
Please take time to read so you don't get into trouble.  Consider being a follower and 
use our participant badge or any photo from our post for your blog posting. 

WELCOME to Challenge #15 - Let the Troubles Begin!

While you’re getting inspired…take a minute and leave us a comment of 

your favorite sweet memory about Christmas and earn an extra chance 

to our random draw when you submit your entry for this challenge.



THING 1:  Trouble Maker 
challenges you to make a sweet treat for the Fall/Winter holidays.  Share a card or project that you'll use in the upcoming holidays - for example pumpkin pie, hot chocolate and candy canes, and any sweet thing in your life, etc. etc. etc.  

You can stop here 
Or you can opt to use the Mood Board below for inspiration and have a better chance to see your name on Santa's Nice List.   

THING 3: Twisted Sister 
says, "I only have four weeks until Christmas to make the Nice List.  It's not going to be easy!  Your help last challenge got me off the Naughty List but getting on the Nice List remains questionable.  I still need your help.
Please include "sprinkles on top" - any type of sparkly embellishment will help me."   

Remember this is an OPTIONAL TWIST but it's so easy that we hope everyone will join in. If you do the twist, Double Trouble will give you an extra chance in our random draw. 



THING 2: Double Dare 

asks, "Do you need a little inspiration?" Check out the mood board to motivate your mojo, use your stuff, link your project to Use Your Stuff Challenge Blog #338 and Double Trouble will give you an extra chance in our random draw. 



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Additional Sweet Treat at the 
 2018 Fall/Winter 
Coffee Lovers Blog Hop 
Friday Nov 30th - Friday, Dec 7th

There are loads of great prizes for playing along and there are no limits to the number of entries. In fact, the more entries the better your chances for winning Coffee Lovers' random-drawn prizes from over 60 super sponsors! 

"Make it hot, make it now, put a little cream and sugar in, give me coffee, coffee, coffee, coffee, coffee" and simply create a Fall/Winter project to include some sort of coffee/tea or cocoa element - how simple is that?

Important that you don't backlink - you don't want to get in trouble.  Link will be available HERE on Friday, Nov 30th, 6 am Pacific time. While waiting for the 30th, start creating! For inspiration, sing along with Frank Sinatra's The Coffee Song. Sneak peek for next challenge is to include embossing and twist snow/snowflakes with the coffee winter theme 


BLOG CANDY for the 2018 Fall/Winter Coffee Lovers Blog Hop in addition to the normal random draw prize to Double Trouble, we are contributing a coffee mat and Spellbinder die to 4 recipients also by random draw, if you submit a card here in Double Trouble and make a comment on this post and tell us  "What's your favorite sweet treat during the Holidays.  This will continue in our next Challenge #16 but with a different comment.  Please join us and be a possible recipient of this Blog Candy.  


For inspiration... here are Our Things
(Penguin with glittered candy cane.)


(Sprinkles on Top - Cookies)

(Sprinkles on Top -  Sugar Cookies)



November's Guest Designer - Crazy Cousin
"Sprinkles on Top"


Fall/Winter - Coffee Lover's Inspiration 
Suzanne Reynolds 
How Sweet are Flowers and the smell of pinecones and the Joy of Coffee