Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Life is Good !

Suzanne here! It's a beautiful almost-fall evening on the east coast!  All of my windows are open, a soft breeze blowing through my home. My hubby just brought pizza in the door after a long day of work. Life is good!

Life is also good for one of our fabulous followers! Random.org chose the winner among comments left on this post. Thanks for helping us spread the word about The Paper Variety! The winner of this awesome Echo Park line is.. 

Stephanie from CricutMimi!!

Can you believe our first challenge starts TOMORROW?!  I hope you enjoyed meeting our wonderful design team throughout the past two weeks leading up to the big day. You can find their pictures and links to their personal blogs on the "Design Team" tab on the top of our page.

You will also see an updated "About Us" page that contains information about The Paper Variety. Just a refresher: 

We are a weekly challenge blog, that offers a little bit of everything for crafters who share our same passion for paper! We hope to inspire you with a wide variety of...
  • prompts - varying from cards, layouts, and altered projects to embellishment, technique and color challenges, too!
  • projects - our talented design team brings a mix of different experience, medias, and styles; something for everyone
  • products - it is amazing how generous the scrapbooking community is! we have a fabulous line up of sponsors for each of our challenges

So what's on tap each week? Here's the lineup...

  • Wednesdays - a new challenge and prize will be announced, along with design team projects, when you return to enter your project, use the tab at the top of TPV for a direct link back to this post
  • Fridays - sponsor feature! read about the fabulous company offering this week's prize and support them by browsing other great merchandise they offer
  • Sundays - submission spotlights; Abby and I are always inspired by what others post and create, we will each feature one of the projects entered in the challenge so far
  • Tuesdays - project submissions are due by noon est and random.org will choose a winner for the weekly challenge and prize!

I'm so excited! Now if you are still with me after all that - I have a sneak peek for you!! Don't tell Abby, k? Our little secret ;)

A little taste of the kit up for grabs from THE PAPER POPPY! Check back tomorrow to see our first challenge debut, all the rockin' DT projects, and the rest of this luscious prize.



  1. congrats to the winner!

    WELCOME all DT members!!

    can't wait until tomorrow for the kick off!!!

  2. looking forward to all the creations and challenges


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