Challenge #13 – Hot trends!

23 Aug

Hello, and welcome to a new Young Crafters Unite challenge! We hope you will be able to join us in this challenge =)

This month’s challenge

The challenge for this month is to make a card with something that’s on trend right now. Neon, chevrons, hexagons and washi tape are a few trends right now, to mention some. We look forward to seeing what you create =)


Awesome Design Team contributions

We are so lucky to have a great design team to give you lots of inspiration for this fun challenge. Without further ado, here are the DT’s amazing creations for this challenge:

Chari Moss –

Chunyuan Wu – 

Danielle Walls –

Jen Rzasa –

Stephanie Britt -

Britta Swiderski –

Marie Forberg –



We are so lucky as to be sponsored by the awesome Simon Says Stamp for this challenge. They are giving one lucky winner a $25 gift certificate to their online store! If you haven’t checked out their online store before, it’s totally worth your time. They have a huge selection of stamping and scrapbooking supplies =) You can check them out here =) Thank you so much, Simon Says Stamp!


Challenge Rules

Please make sure you read and stick to these rules. We will not pick you as the winner or as part of our top five if you have not followed the rules. Please know that we are only doing this to keep it fair for everyone =)

- Your entry must be made after this challenge was posted. We want to see your new projects!
- Link back to our challenge in the blogpost for your entry
- Display the challenge graphic in your blogpost. (This does not apply for entries posted on Flickr)
- You can not enter more then three challenges with your card. In other words, this challenge may only be combined with two other challenges
- You may enter this challenge up to three times
- Follow our blog via email, Google Friend Connect or RSS feeds
- Add the link to the post of your entry, not to your entire blog, in the Inlinkz tool below



We also have some guidelines you can follow. These are not nescessary to be picked as a winner or in the top five, but we would love it if you would please:
- Disable word verification on your blog to make it easier for us to comment on your creation
- Help us spread word of our challenge; you help make us successful by telling your friends



You have until September 15th, at 11:59 pm central USA time, to link up your entry in the Inlinkz tool below. We will announce the winner and top five of this challenge on June 20th. The next challenge will start on September 23rd.

Thank you so much for stopping by our blog today. We hope you will be able to join in on our challenge =) We encourage everyone to enter our challenges, no matter what your real age might be. We’re celebrating our love of the craft and how we feel young at heart when creating!

- Britta and Marie



3 Responses to “Challenge #13 – Hot trends!”

  1. Colleen Wold August 27, 2012 at 10:47 AM #

    So happy I could play along this month! Great inspiration from the DT!

  2. Grá September 13, 2012 at 5:41 PM #

    Great idea for the challenge, thanks for all the DT inspiration :)

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