Sunday, 27 October 2013

A Little BOO for You

Good Morning, and HAPPY SUNDAY! WOW, we are already at the end of October - 2013 sure has flown by! 
This week, I would like to see your HALLOWEEN Cards!
Spooky, Cute, Anyway you like it!

Here are the Spooktaular Creations made by our Talented Design Team:

Thanks so much for visiting us today! I hope you will join us for some 
Halloween FUN!

Saturday, 26 October 2013

Top Picks ~ Down By The Sea

Thank to everyone that took the time to join us this past week for our Animals in the Water or Sea Critters, I know it's all about Fall & Halloween right now but we sure appreciate when you can play along!

So now the TOP PICKS from the Design Team!

Top Pick for this week I've chosen Lucy, her card is so adorably cute with the wonderful embellishments that she added and the soft colors scheme......and I love the little tags that match her designer paper.  Thanks so much for joining us this week, hope to see you again!

I have also chosen Lucy's adorable card! I love how she has colored her little Ava Mermaid...precious! The papers and roses are so pretty, as are the rest of the perfectly co-ordinated embellishments! Just a sweet card! Thanks for joining us this week, Lucy!


My favourite card for top pick this week is Chrissy's mermaid card. She has chosen a very lovely image and those card details are fantastic. Thank you for joining us at Come and Get It this week.


My pick this week is Lynn's cool penquin card.
Lynn I love the CAS design and this very fun image.
Great colours, colouring and layout.
Thanks for sharing with us this week and we hope you join us again soon.


I have chosen Jackie's card for a few reasons. first I really like how she colored the image, and love that paper with the bubbles on it, perfect for a water theme. Thanks for playing along Jackie

The winner of the bugaboo digital stamps is 


Please contact Julie at to 
claim your prize 

Sunday, 20 October 2013

Down By The Sea

Thanks so much to all of you who participated in our challenge last week.  We appreciate everyone joining us here at Come And Get It and our hope is that you can join us each week for a new challenge.

Shell here for the week, and we are playing with 

We are sponsored this week by Bugaboo Stamps

Here is a little information on Bugaboo's History:

As if raising five children in the frozen land of the North was not enough of a challenge, Jodie Mackrell decided to dip her cold little Canadian toes into the world of paper crafting by opening an online store full of her illustrations.

That was three years ago. Today Bugaboo Stamps is one of the leading companies in digital images, and we're still growing! From seriously snarky to sugary sweet to sublimely soulful all the way over to the other side of the super sexy spectrum, you're bound to find all that you need and more to create your paper projects. Jodie works very hard to provide New Releases and Freebies every week!

If your taste runs to rubber (and you know who you are), you can find Bugaboo Stamps at Totally Stampalicious. And finally, join the Bugaboo Stamps  DT  for weekly challenges at Catch the Bug.

The random winner of our challenge will receive:

Now to see the fantastic creations the Design Team has come up with!

Using sponsor's image: Poppi Penguin- Lemonaide

Using sponsor's image:  Mini Set - Animal Sentiments

Using sponsor's image: Make it Snappy - Birthday Wishes

Using sponsor's image: Turtle - Fishing Rod

Using sponsor's image: Crab Umbrella

We look forward to seeing your take on the it's up to you!


Saturday, 19 October 2013

Faux Technique Winners

Many thanks to everyone who joined our Faux Technique Challenge this past week.

We loved seeing all your wonderful work and the Faux Technique you used.

Below are Design Team Top Picks

There were so many great faux technique this week it was hard for me to chose one but I did.  I really liked Stephanie's cracked glass technique Christmas card.  I love the subject of her collage card and the way technique shows off the images.  Wonderful card.  Hope to see you back at Come and Get It Challenges soon.

I have also chosen Stephanie's card, she did a fabulous job of showing off the technique that she picked for her project with that awesome dry embossing! Wonderful job Stephanie using the Cracked Glass Technique....thanks so much for joining us this past week, looking forward to seeing more of your work!


For my top pick this week I have chosen Claire's wonderful Christmas card. I love the  faux postage technique she used on the card. it worked perfectly, along with the additional faux stamps. she has created. then to make it a non traditional shape is perfect too. Thanks for joining us Claire hope to see you again soon.

Karen P 

My top pick this week is Karen's card.
Karen I love look of the butterfly you have created using the Faux Cloisonne Technique.
You have inspired me to give this technique a go!
A lovely card and we hope to see you again soon.


I chose this GREAT card by Lucy this week. I just ADORE the image and her coloring is spot on!
The front panel of the step is such a neat shape, and her layout is too cool! Thanks so much for
 joining us this week, Lucy!

Sunday, 13 October 2013

Any Faux Technique

Thank you to everyone who joined our Thanks, Thanksgiving, Gratitude challenge last week.  
We had so many wonderful entries.

This week we are challenging to you try a Faux Technique.

If you do a search on Google you will find many different Faux creations and there are about 30 listed Faux Techniques over at Split Coast Stampers which we have linked here.

Our Design Team have some great samples to inspire you and please visit there blogs to get a closer look.

Using Faux Turquoise 

Using Faux Bleaching 

Using Faux Tearing

using Faux Washi Tape

using Faux Patina 

We cannot wait to see what Faux technique your try!

Saturday, 12 October 2013

Top Picks for Thanks, Thanksgiving, Gratitude Challenge

We want to Give a Big Thank You to all that joined us this week. Some really beautiful cards done by you all. Here are the designers' top picks for this week.

I have chosen Sylvia's card as my top pick, I love how she colored the image, and left the design very clean and simple. I like the banner she used for her sentiment and the bling is just enough to give it that extra special touch. Thanks for joining us this week for our Thanks, Thanksgiving and Gratitude Challenge, hope to see you again soon. 

My choice this week for top pick Shell's giving thanks card.  I love the colours she used along with her beautiful colouring job. Great design Shell.  Thank you for joining us this week.  Hope to see your art work art Come and Get It again soon.  Judy

I picked LeeAnn #13 this week, she used a fun sketch for her image from Tiddly Inks which is so adorable and the designer paper she used matches so well!   Oh love that hand made bow! 
Super job on your card.  Hope to see you come back again to join us for the challenges.

My top pick this week is Claire Hope's card.
I just love the clean and simple design of this card and the sentiment "Thank You"
Love the stitching Claire and the beautiful flowers and leave, this just adds that little touch.
Lovely work and we hope to see you again soon.


This week I have chosen Coops' Beautiful Thank You card. All of the elements are gorgeous, and come together so perfectly! I LOVE the flowers, and that Butterfly-STUNNING! Thanks so  much for joining us again this week, Coops!