Monday, June 28, 2010

Weekly Challenge - "Freedom"

Just dashing in to let you all know there's a new challenge for this week and although it may be a bit predictable for us Americans , what with the approaching July 4th holiday, this week's theme is "Freedom" - I hear marching bands!
There are loads of ideas that come to mind when I think of Freedom. Besides the standard ones - speech, religion, and expression, a myriad of creative images pop into my head when thinking of this theme, such as the dreams I have where I'm flying free as a bird over landscapes of green rolling hills and country corn fields. I also think of our fury friends on this planet who deserve the right to roam freely. There are just all different ways to think about and interpret this theme and we all know how much we value our Freedom until we're at risk of loosing it.So this week we invite you to exercise your creative freedom and join us by entering our Weekly Challenge. As always, the challenge is open to anyone with a blog and any artform is acceptable. Venture outside your comfort zone and try something new or stick with what you know - The choice is yours just have fun!

Simply leave a comment on this posting, up until Sunday, July 4th at 12noon, and be sure to include a link to your creation. New creations are encouraged as well as links to a descriptive blot posting - we want to hear about your creative process! ;D

Enjoy the theme, have a great week, and we'll see you again on Sunday!

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Sunday, June 27, 2010

Weekly Challenge Results - "Circus"

I'm so excited to present all of the entries for this week challenge.
I have had so much fun collecting and viewing each of the submissions. Everyone has definitely stepped up to the challenge. Please take a few minutes and visit each of the these fun and creative works of art.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Monthly Giveaway - take 2

4 x 4 Inches

This month we have a second giveaway that will Carry us to the end of June
It is this Hand painted Coffee cup Magnet or you can hang in on a nail.
Hand crafted by Morgan, Shel's hubby and painted by Shel
Comes to us from their ETSY shop for you to try and win!!!!

Easy to do: If you have taken part in the Challenge this month you are eligible to win!
Good Luck

Monday, June 21, 2010

Weekly Challenge Results - "Circus"

"Ladies and Gentlemen ! Boys and girls! Children of all ages! Step up, step up! Come one, come all to the greatest show on Earth!"

This weeks theme is Circus!

Lets all be kids again for just a little while. Forget all your troubles, crab some cotton candy and a smile and lose yourself in the magic of the circus.

Here are some images to get your creative juices flowing.

To enter all we need from you is your interpretation of the theme in the medium of your choice. Any medium is accepted. This may include: jewelry, mixed media, collage, ATC, photographs, a poem or song, oil, watercolor, illustration, graphic or digital design, yarn or fabric, a scrapbook page, vintage couture, kitsch, or antiques. I hope I did not miss anything. :)

Submit your entry by leaving a comment here with a link to your blog by noon next Sunday June 27.
Lets have fun and see you next week.

Weekly Challenge Results - "Wish"

These entries will TRULY BRIGHTEN your day....

And the Winner for this week’s challenge is:
Chelsea Bednar

Hope to see you all in the upcoming weeks’ challenges!

Monday, June 14, 2010

Weekly Challenge - "Wish"

Hi everyone,

We have had some fabulous whimsy going on these past few challenges and I say 'LET'S KEEP THAT THEME GOING'. So without further ado...

The theme this week is WISH:

Wish: 1. deepest desires of one's heart 2. A longing for something seemingly out of reach. 3. A dream or desire for oneself or someone else.

Interpretations can be mixed media, jewelry, photos, poems, inspirational stories, yarn, antiques. IMAGINATIONS SOAR!

The prize this week:

A crocheted wrist cuff
Color: Brick Red
Inspirational Saying: Live…

Have fun everyone!

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Weekly Challenge Results - Summer Fun & Relaxation"

There have been SO many wonderful interpretations of
"Summer Fun and Relaxation"!
Each entry is unique, yet there are some recurring themes as well.
Water is a favorite theme, as well as children, or the child in each of us.

Have a look at what summer means to these talented artists!

All of these make me thankful that it's summertime!

Stop by tomorrow for the next challenge. I hope you'll participate!

Remember, each time during the month that you enter,
you have one entry in Inspiration Avenue's Monthly Giveaway.
Enter every week for at least 4 chances!
June's giveaway will be announced soon.
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