Sunday, January 8, 2012

Chalk-Ah-Lot Challenge #1

Welcome to the first week of the Chalk-Ah-Lot Cafe challenge. This challenge blog is the first of it's kind to require you to use chalk on your project/creation. 

The chalk that we get to play with is so much fun and versatile. It's a powder chalk by Stamp N Plus Scrap N It comes in a variety of colors that you can purchase in a set or individually. Here is a picture of the chalks:


It's a fun powder that you can use on its own or add it to other mediums such as paint, glue, Stickles, water, Gesso and much more. There are so many techniques that one could use with these chalks. The possibilities are endless. 

So for our first challenge, which will run for 2 weeks the theme is ANYTHING GOES.

For my card I used the color Gem  combined with paint and applied it directly onto the stamp using a paint brush and then stamped it onto my paper. The stamps (flourish and sentiment) can be purchased at The Stamp Affair



Be sure to check out what the other DT members did with the chalk.


Rules for our challenges 
 
With the exception of the first two challenges the rules are:  
You MUST use our Stamps and OUR Chalks!

Challenge Rules 

To be eligible for our Bi-Weekly Challenge prize.   Challenges always start on a Sunday and end thirteen days later on Saturday 2 pm Central time.

1) Become a follower of the Chalk-Ah-Lot Challenge blog.

2) All entries must be linked to the actual blog post and not to your blog.
 
3) Only entries posted during the current challenge are eligible

4) Entry must have a link back to the Chalk-Ah-Lot Challenge blog. 
5) Follow the theme
If your do not follow the rules you will not be eligible to win and your link will  be removed.
Sorry! =(
PRIZES There will be 1 bi-weekly winners. There will be 2 Chalk Board winners. Bragging rights and a blog badge! Thanks for joining us at Chalk-Ah-Lot Challenges !
Other supplies:
PP by Making Memories
CS-Bazzill and Chatterbox
Ink by Memento
Die cut by Spellbinders
Embossing folder by Provo Craft


Challenges:
http://cardmakinmamas.blogspot.com/ (SA)-Something new (chalk )
http://simplycreatetoo.blogspot.com/(SA#4)-More than 2 layers

5 comments:

  1. Wow, this looks awesome. Fun too. I love playing with new techniques, but you already knew that...LOL! I will try to get the ball rolling and head over to the new blog!
    :O)
    Jessica

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  2. Love the card and your post. Woohoo we are up and going!

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  3. Oh my word, this is such a beautiful creation ,its a fabulous interpretation of the theme this week,

    Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Catz New Beginnings Challenge I hope you can join us again next week

    Have a lovely day,
    Good Luck with the challenge,
    Hugs Bridget Crafty Catz DT :-)x

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  4. Fabulous card, thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

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  5. Pretty card. I like the way you used the chalk, and the results!

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