Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Join Us For This Week's Crafty Sketch Challenge!

Flip it! Spin it! Copy it!  We want to see your project idea inspired by this week's paper crafting Sketch -

 paper craft sketch challenge

All participants will be entered to win 1000 A Cherry On Top POINTS!  Points are redeemable for cash discounts on orders placed at acherryontop.com.  Hurry, you must post your finished project to our Becky Fleck Sketch Challenge #88 Gallery by next Tuesday - March 3rd!

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

February Guest Designer Craft Challenges In Full Swing!


Just in case you missed our announcement earlier this month, we brought back our monthly Guest Designers!  

Krystle is an incredibly creative scrapbooker of over 17 years and we're thrilled to have her as our February Guest Designer!

You can read more about her by visiting our Featured Guests area.  Also, be sure to take a peek at her gallery.  It's sure to inspire! 

Krystle has been busy creating exciting challenges for our community members.  Here are links all of the fun:

Challenge #1: Double Page Layout Mirror Challenge

Challenge #2: Limited Color Layout Challenge

Challenge #3:  Using Flowers on a Masculine Layout Challenge

Challenge #4:  New & Old Challenge

Challenge #5:  Create a Multi-Fold Card Challenge

One participant from each paper craft challenge will be selected to WIN a $5 A Cherry On Top Gift Certificate!  So, get in on the creative fun during Krystle's Guest Designer month!

Happy Crafting!

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Thursday, February 12, 2015

Congrats to Lori for Being This Week's Crafty Sketch Winner!

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Congrats to MimaScraps/Lori for being randomly selected as our Sketch Challenge 86 Winner!  We hope you enjoy spending your 1000 A Cherry On Top Points!

Lori used this Becky Fleck paper crafting sketch as inspiration:

THANK YOU to everyone who played along.  Click here to check out some of the other member created challenges on our Message Board!

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Friday, February 6, 2015

Tim Holtz New February Color of the Month Distress Set Giveaway!

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Join us this weekend on the ACherryOnTop.com Facebook page for an amazing GIVEAWAY!  Just today, Tim Holtz announced the Distress Ink Set Color of the Month and we're giving it away to one lucky WINNER!

What do you have to do to get in on the fun?  Simply visit our Facebook page and locate the GIVEAWAY ANNOUNCEMENT.  Click 'LIKE', leave a COMMENT or SHARE the post!  You can do all of the above for more chances of winning.

We'll be selecting and announcing the randomly selected winner on Monday - February 9th!

Want to KNOW you have this great set in your stash?  Click here to pre-order it today.

Happy Crafting!

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Join Us For This Week's Crafty Sketch Challenge!

Show us your interpretation of this scrapbooking sketch and get ACOT Points!

Be sure to post your finished project to our Becky Fleck Sketch Challenge #86 Gallery by next Tuesday - February 10th!  One participant will be selected to WIN 1000 ACOT Points which are redeemable for major discounts off your order.  

All participants will receive 100 BONUS POINTS just for playing along.  What a great excuse to get your creative juices flowing.

Click here for more information.  Happy Creating!

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Help Us Welcome This Month's Guest Designer!

It's been too long since we've been able to announce a NEW GUEST DESIGNER at ACherryOnTop.com.  So, needless to say - we're pretty excited to welcome Krystle as our February 2015 Guest!

Screenname: Krystle

Favorite Color: Green

'I mostly create': Layouts

Guilty Pleasure: Watching TV. Lots of TV!

Bio:  I am a long-time scrapper,  having begun to scrap in 1998.  During the past 4 years, however, my hobby has become an obsession!  For me, scrapbooking is therapeutic and I enjoy preserving memories in such a beautiful way.

My wonderful husband does not understand my hobby, but he is a good sport about it!  I live with my husband in Albuquerque, NM, and we are expecting a baby boy in April!

Krystle worked with products from Authentique, Petaloo, American Crafts and Petaloo.  Here are a couple of her projects:

Layout: 'Love Pop'

Krystle used DIY Shop 2 Chalkboard Tags, Authentique's 'Superior Paper and gorgeous flowers from Petaloo: 

petaloo royal blue sugared blooms botanica diy shop 2 kraft chalkboard tags american craftssuperior paper authentique paper  

Layout: 'Live Life at Full Speed:

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Click here to view more projects from Krystle and be sure to visit our Message Board for her exciting CHALLENGES during the month of February at ACherryOnTop.com - 

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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Crafty Sketch Challenge Winner Announced!

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We truly love seeing all of your creativity!  We want to congratulate Lesmitch for being randomly selected as this week's Becky Fleck Sketch Challenge Winner.

Lesmitch will receive 1000 ACOT Points to spend in our shop.  All other participating entrants will receive 100 Points just for playing along.

Lesmitch used this sketch from Becky Fleck as inspiration:

Sketch Challenge - Week 85:

becky fleck sketch a cherry on top

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Join Us For This Week's Crafty Sketch Challenge!

Love is in the air this week at A Cherry On Top!  Get your Valentine's inspiration flowing with this Sketch Challenge!

 paper crafting sketch challenge

Show us your interpretation of this sketch by creating a scrapbook layout, a card or any crafty project.  When you're done creating, be sure to upload an image of it to our Becky Fleck Sketch Challenge #85 Gallery and also on our Contest and Challenge Message Board!  

As always every participant will receive A Cherry On Top Points just for sharing with a randomly selected 'WINNER' being awarded 1000 POINTS.

Get in on the fun fast!  You have until next Wednesday - Jan. 28th to get your project uploaded.

Happy Creating!

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

CHA Mega Show Winter 2015 Update

 cha 2015 winter update

Kristin and I are back from spending several days in lovely Anaheim California!  That's where the Craft & Hobby Association (CHA) holds it's Winter Conference and trade show!  We got to see some amazing new products to be released throughout the next six months and we also got to spend time with wonderful friends along the way!

Please check out the pics below and let us know what you think about your favorite manufacturer's new releases.

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New My Mind's Eye

Designer Jen Hadfield and Kristin

 Simple Stories

New Simple Stories

Kristin, Heidi and Teresa Collins

New Teresa Collins

We have so much more to see on our A Cherry On Top Crafts Facebook page.  Kristin has also posted more pics right here and here on our website!  Be sure to take a peek.  We're updating our Coming Soon and Pre-Order sections daily - so check back often.

Until next time!

Monday, January 5, 2015

Sketch Challenge Winner Announced!

We've officially made it through the holiday season!  Congratulations and CONGRATS to mom2ellabell for being randomly selected as our Becky Fleck crafting sketch winner!

Here's her layout project:

 paper crafting sketch winner

Mom2ellabell included a little back story about the layout:

"This is another page for my in-laws album. It is about my daughter being born. She was the first grandchild they had. I used the Becky Fleck sketch."

Enjoy spending your ACOT POINTS!  Thanks to all for the great submissions!

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