Monday, April 21, 2014

April Showers A2 CARD Challenge

Congratulations to our winners for this challenge!

First Class Card:  #2 E. Parker

In The Mailbox Cards:  #1 Carol L. and #6 Sherry H.

Please email us at with First Class Rain or Mailbox Rain as applicable for your subject and we will send you a badge.  Thank you all for playing along with our challenge! ~Sandy, CIE Host

Okay, for those in areas that have winter...hopefully you are now having spring.  And in April you usually think of rain showers.  Regardless of what area you live in though, we all should have rain sometimes {well, unless you are in a desert}.

Anyway,  our Cards in Envy challenge this time is for A2 CARDS that feature "April Showers"--rain, rain drops, rain clouds, umbrellas etc.

For inspiration, our Designers have once again created this lovely group of A2 cards...

 Debbie, Scrap Enabler 

Patricia, Thinking of Inking

 Sandy (Challenge Host) Sandy's Crafty Creations

Lots of lovely April showers on the above cards!  Now it's your turn!  We'd love to see your A2 April Showers Cards that are flat enough to fit in an envelope and be mailed for first class postage.  No lumpy bumpy flowers, bows, buttons etc.

Here are a few reminders about our challenge requirements:
  1. No square cards.  All cards entered must be A2 size (4.25" x 5.5")
  2. No lumpy, bumpy cards.  Elements on your card need to be relatively flat (no thicker than 1/4")
  3. Limit entries to 3 per challenge.
  4. No Back Linking.  Cards must be posted to your blog or online album during the challenge dates.  If it was posted online BEFORE the beginning of our challenge, it cannot be linked.
  5. Entry must be for the current theme: April Showers - A2 Cards
Additional rules can be found under the Challenge Guidelines tab at the top under our blog header.

Our Designers will be voting on their favorite cards which will be announced on our blog  the Wednesday following the close of the challenge.. We will have one FIRST CLASS and three or more IN THE MAILBOX.  Each chosen will receive one of our fun badges for their blog! The winners will also be announced on our Facebook Page, so come Like us so you'll know quickly if you were a winner.

THIS IS A CARDS ONLY CHALLENGE.  Entries not following our rules and guidelines will be deleted.  Challenge ends Sunday,  May 4th at 6 p.m. Central Time.  

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