Welcome to Pile It On, where we "pile on" the challenges!
To view our current challenge, please click here.
Our Challenge begins the 1st Sunday of the month at 7AM CST (U.S.), and closes at 11:55PM CST the Saturday before the challenge begins, with a bonus theme on the 3rd Sunday of the month.

We announce WINNERS on the Sunday after the new challenge is posted (2nd Sunday of the month.) Winners must contact Pile It On within a month. All prizes are offered generously by the sponsor and once your contact information is received by the sponsor, Pile It On is not responsible for the receipt of the prize. Thanks for your understanding in this matter.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Winners PIO #7 - Clips and/or Pins

We only had 17 entries to last week's Clip and/or Pins challenge, yet every project was wonderful and it wasn't any easier choosing a Top 3!

Challenge 2013 #7
Top 3, as chosen by the Design Team:
 



Congratulations! Please grab your Top 3 Scoops badge (code is available in the right sidebar):

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And now for the Lucky Winner of the Sponsor Prize:
#3 Shea Marshall 
 
Please email CG (CG Says Something Loudly AT gmail DOT com ; no spaces) to receive your $10 Gift Certificate to Pin & Tack's Artfire Shop:


Many thanks to you all, and we hope you'll join us this week for Pile It On #8 - Sunshine, sponsored by MilkCoffee Stamps.





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Sunday, February 24, 2013

Pile It On #8 - Sunshine

Welcome to another Pile It On Challenge! Wherever you're reading this, we hope you're enjoying some sunshine! This week, we want you to be inspired by the theme "Sunshine"... looking forward to seeing how you interpret it.


We're sponsored this week by MilkCoffee Stamps:



MilkCoffee consists of two artists who love to draw cute illustration. We work in Illustration, Architecture, and Design fields. We offer cute and good quality digital stamps, perfect to make papercraft, card, scrapbook, or anything you want to do with printed digital images. 

Be sure to check out the store, the blog, and our challenges

The prize for the winner is 5 digis of your choice from the MilkCoffee Shop!

Now for your sunny inspiration from PIO's Team B:


Chris V


Chris' Challenges:
Here's the challenges:
Pile It On - Sunshine
What If Wednesdays  F2013- Sketch
Crafts and Me #121 - Charmed, I'm Sure
Crafting for All Seasons #46 - Dies and Punches
Whoopsie Daisy - Make It Girly
Crazy CCH#19 - Use Pink and Gems
Cutie Pie #38 - Pretty Pastels
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Metal-ology (the charm)
4 Crafty Chicks #130 - Twine
Milk Coffee - Make It Cute
Crafty Catz - Dies and Punches
Totally Papercrafts #155 - Hope for Spring

Deanne of A Little Bit o' Paper


City Crafter-glitter
Oldie But a Goodie-bright colors (old supply is BG Ambrosia papers)
Shopping Our Stash-use oldest designer paper. 
(I'm not sure if this is actually the OLDEST but it's pretty old!)
Tuesday Morning Sketches-sketch inspiration
Crafting for all Seasons- punches and dies
Crafty Creations- tic tac toe (orange, pearls, distressing-inking on edges)
Word Art Wednesday-uplifting words
Dare to be Sassy-stitching
Crafty Catz-punches and dies


Elizabeth  - Warm Harted


Challenges for Elizabeth
The Corrosive Challenge - fav colors
Craft Your Passion - all that glitters
Crafting by Designs - anything goes
Happy Camper - use a favorite stamp
Loves Rubber Stamps - layers
Oh la la - sparkle and shine
Sweet and Sassy - for a child
Totally Papercrafts - hope for spring
Through the Craftroom Door - anything goes



Helen - Helen's Craft Haven:


Challenges for Helen:
Pile It On! - Sunshine
4 Crafty Chicks - Twine
Crafty Ribbons - Buttons
Gem of a Challenge - Add a Bow
My Time to Craft - Inspired by a Song ('Bring Me Sunshine')
Penny's Paper-Crafting - Anything Goes
Sketch Saturday - Sketch
Stamp with Fun - Friends


CG-says [something loudly]  


 Challenges for CG:
Crafts and Me: Add a Charm
Digi Makeover Challenge: Anything Goes
Fetch-a-Sketch #44: Sketch
MyGrafico: Anything Goes 

Penny's Paper-Crafty: Anything goes
Sparkle & Sprinkle February Challenge: Color
Stamp n Doodle: Anything goes

Whimsical Designs: Going Green

Now it's your turn, link below and Good Luck!!






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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Winners PIO #6 - Shaped Cards

Thank you for joining us last week for our Shaped Cards challenge! Every project was fabulous, and it was especially tough listing only a Top 3.

Challenge 2013 #6
Top 3, as chosen by the Design Team:
 



Congratulations! Please grab your Top 3 Scoops badge (code is available in the right sidebar):

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And now for the Lucky Winner of the Sponsor Prize:
#18 Wendy H 
 
Please email CG (CG Says Something Loudly AT gmail DOT com ; no spaces) to receive your $20 Gift Certificate to Flonz Craft:


Many thanks to you all, and we hope you'll join us this week for Pile It On #7 - Clips and/or Pins, sponsored by Pin & Tack Handcrafted Delights.





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Sunday, February 17, 2013

Pile It On #7 - Clips and/or Pins

Today begins a new challenge at Pile It On. the theme of "Clips and/or Pins."

We're sponsored by Pin & Tack Handcrafted Delights, and one lucky participant will win a $10 store voucher!

Pin & Tack is home of boutique treasures, treats & trinkets. Everything is delightfully handmade with a love of arts and crafts. From shabby chic clothes pins to glitter thumb tacks, splendid decor can be found. 

Use Coupon Code: PileItOn to receive 10% off your entire order at Pin & Tack's Artfire Shop from February 17th - February 23.

Isn't that fabulous? So pull out those clips and pins (either from your crafting stash or from your office!) and Pile On those challenges! And now for some inspiration...

Jennifer Scull - Just Coffee Please...


Challenges for Jennifer:
Pile it On - clips and/or pins
There She Goes - flowers
Anything Goes - shabby chic/vintage
ADFD - pink polka dots
Raise the Bar - anything goes
Inky Impressions - ribbon or twine
Cute Card Thursday - an eye for detail (each individual bubble was dotted with stickles)
Simply Create Too - Mothers Day or for a female
Sparkle and Glitter - the things I love (washi tape, flower, vintage buttons, PINK!!! and Princesses)
A Gem of a Challenge - dies and punches
Bugaboo Bingo - heart (on her hat), players choice (buttons), sewing (faux with stamp) or red, twine, and sewing
QKR Stampede - anything goes
Sweet Pea - use a digi
Craft Us Crazy - show us your favorites (washi tape, flower, vintage buttons, A Day for Daisies, PINK!!! and Princesses)


Katie - Both Sides of The Paper

Challenges for Katie:
Raise the Bar - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown - Anything Goes
Everybody Art - Metal
Use It Tuesday - Fasteners
Fab N Funky - Decorate the Inside too
Stamp + Fun = Creativity - Vintage
Anything Goes - Shabby Chic/Vintage
Stampin For The Weekend - Distressing
Bunny Zoe - Flowers and Pearls
There She Goes - Flowers
Papertake Weekly - Hearts and/or Flowers
Stamp N Doodle - Bingo! (I chose Metal, Digi and Sparkle)
Really Reasonable Ribbon - Spring Colors and Ribbon
Sweet N Sassy Digi - 3-2-1 (I chose 3 flowers, 2 trims/lace and 1 image)
Eureka Stamps - Pearls and Swirls
Stamp With Stampavie - Lots of Layers
Color Me Creative - Girly
Simply Create Too - Mothers Day or Female
Di's Digis - Lace and Pearls (3 entries only)
Desert Island Crafts - Pick at least 3 (I chose Hearts, Doily, Metal Accents, Distressing, Lots of Texture)


Kimberly - Paper Munch Designs
Challenges for Kimberly:
Christmas cards all year - red, white, hearts and flowers
lollipop ladies - candy hearts
art impressions - show me the love
crafty creations challenge - love and hearts
creative belli blog - hearts
holly jolly chirstmas - two dies or punches (my two circles)
my heart pieces - my heart is for you
CRAFT challenge - Christmas in February
the crafty cafe - atg
inky impressions - ribbon or twine
Card crafter's circle - paint the town red
apron strings - love your stash "Bling"
paper take weekly challenge - hearts and flowers
Tuesday throwdown - atg
gingerloft challenge - red
by lori designs - sentiment
winter wonderland - the most wonderful time of the year
jingle belles - sketch


Melissa - I Have Prettier Stuff

Challenges for Melissa:
Crafty Catz Challenge Blog: Bingo (Pearls, Dies and Ribbon)
Cute Card Thursday: Eye For Detail
Guylou's Inimitability Challenge Blog: Bingo ( Starts w/G glitter, free space, Die cut)
Inky Impressions: Twine or Ribbon
Inspire Me Fridays: Always Anything goes
Milk Coffee Challenge: Make It Cute
Pink Gem Challenge Blog: Swirls and Pearls (use 1 or both)
Simply Create: Always Anything Goes
Simply Create Too: Mothers Day or For a Female
Sparkle And Glitter: All That I Love ( Colors, coloring, die cut and bling)
Sweet Sketch Wednesday: Sketch
The Crafting Cafe: Anything Goes ( New Challenge Blog)
Really Reasonable Ribbon: Use Spring Colors and ribbon


CG - says [something loudly]


Inspiration/Challenges:
by lori designs: sentiment
Craft Room Challenge: Handmade Embellishments
Cute Card Thursday: Eye For Detail (I spent a lot of time on the details)
Incy Wincy Designs: Texture
Inspire Me Fridays: Always Anything goes
Simply Create Too: Mothers Day or Female
Tammy's Scrapin Corner: Handmade Embellishments
Tuesday Throwdown: Anything Goes




Challenges for Beth:
PIO- Clips and/or Pins
Simply Create-Always Anything Goes
Card Makin Mamas- Birthday
Simply Create Too- Mothers Day or For a Female
Inspire Me Friday:-Anything Goes
Sparkle And Glitter- All That I Love ( Flowers, Bling, Lace)
Craft Us Crazy - Favorites (Flowers, Bling, Lace)
Cute Card Thursday-Eye For Detail
The Crafting Cafe- Anything Goes
Apron Strings - Love Your Stash "Bling"

Jenn Zeeb - Stamplified

Challenges for Jenn:
QKR-anything goes
Sweet Pea Stamper-use a digi image
Just Add Ink-color challenge
Card & Scrap-lots of flowers
The Crafting Cafe-anything goes
Charisma Cardz-anything goes
Forever Friends-animals
Milkcoffee-make it cute
Inspire Me Friday-anything goes
Raise The Bar-anything goes
Totally Papercrafts-pets
Digi Galore-love
Aud Sentiments-sentiment on the inside
Simply Create-anything goes


Now it's over to you, link up below and Good Luck!!


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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Winners PIO #5 - Fancy Folds

Wow, we had such a gorgeous parade of cards for last week's Fancy Folds challenge!

Challenge 2013 #5
Top 3, as chosen by the Design Team:
 


#37 R Meyers 

Congratulations! Please grab your Top 3 Scoops badge (code is available in the right sidebar):

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And now for the Lucky Winner of the Sponsor Prize:
#7 NikkiByrne 
 
Please email CG (CG Says Something Loudly AT gmail DOT com ; no spaces) to receive your $5 Gift Certificate to Digital Delights:

Digital Delights by Louby Loo

Many thanks to you all, and we hope you'll join us this week for Pile It On #6 - Shaped Cards, sponsored by Flonz Craft.





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Sunday, February 10, 2013

Pile It On #6 - Shaped Cards

Welcome to another Pile It On Challenge! This week we want to see "Shaped Cards" ... Basically, not a rectangular or simple square, but feel free to get creative!

We're sponsored this week by Flonz Craft:



We are a small family-owned design and craft company from New Zealand, a very small country where all people are great neighbours. We work very hard for our store and work philosophy to reflect that in our company. We are very proud of our products and our main goal is making and selling rubber and clear stamps. We have a unique collection of stamps that you cannot find anywhere else.

The prize for the winner is a $20 Gift Certificate to their online store!

Need some inspiration?
Deanne - A Little Bit O' Paper

Challenges:
Quirky Crafts-no digi stamp and chocolate /cream colors
Celebrate the Occasion-Valentine card with ribbon
Deep Ocean-B is for {browns}
Creative Belli-rhinestones (old embellishment is the dark brown lacy ribbon)
Fab N Funky-hearts
Nutcrafters-love and friendship


Elizabeth - Warm Harted


Elizabeth's Challenges:
Challenges 4 Everybody - anything goes
Celebrate the Occasion - valentine card with ribbon
Creative Craft Challenge - hugs and kisses
Clear it Out - red and white
Crafts 4 Eternity - be my Valentine
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Creative Stamp Friends - valentine/hearts
Cute Card Thursday - love struck
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - romance is in the air
Eureka - hearts
Dream Valley - valentines
Lexi's Creations - valentine
Loves Rubber Stamps - anything goes
Paper Pretties - valentine
Party Time Tuesday - love and romance
Pretty Little ribbon - anything goes
Oh la la - a love story
No Matter Which Challenges - ribbon and a bow
Raise the Bar - use a pair
SongBird Challenge - valentine
Top Tip Tuesday - Let me call you sweetheart
Victorine Stamps - valentine
Whimsical Designs - textiles
Whoopsi Daisy - ribbon or lace


Helen - Helen's Craft Haven:


Challenges for Helen:
Pile It On! - Shaped Cards
Challenges4Everybody - Anything Goes
Craft Us Crazy - Die Cuts
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - No Snow
Crafty Sentiments - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Winter Wonderland - Shaped Cards


CG-says [something loudly]


Challenges for CG:
Pile It On! - Shaped Cards
Challenges4Everybody: Anything Goes 
Craft Us Crazy: Die Cuts
Crafty Sentiments: Anything Goes
Divas by Design: Winged Things
Flutterby Wednesdays: Anything Goes with a Butterfly or fairy
Love to Create: Celebrate  
Vintage Stamping Challenges/Flonz Craft: Blues, Browns & Beige

Now it's your turn, link below and Good Luck!!



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