Saturday, July 13, 2024

Anything Goes With A Twist of Stripes And/Or Checks

Breaking News!!

We have  a NEW challenge blog starting on July 13th
that will normally start on the FIRST Saturday of each month
and end on the last day of each month and it is 
Love Those Pretty Patterned Papers
where the theme is to use your 'hoard' of pattern papers
you can read all about it HERE!

 Hello and welcome to Can You Handle The Pressure

where our challenge is all about embossing folders.
You can use heat/wet embossing but you MUST use
an embossing folder to enter our challenge.

We have an OPTIONAL theme and it is
STRIPES AND/or CHECKS
The theme is optional and you can create anything as long as you have used
an embossing folder! 

We have fabulous inspiration from our design teams
and you are always welcome to click on their names to go to
their blogs and leave them some sweet love,
in fact we encourage you to do so! 

Team Diane

Diane

Lia



Team Darlene

Darlene

aNNie

Melanie

WOW what a wonderful inspiration these ladies have shared!!
Be sure to pop over to their personal blogs by clicking on their names to  
find more details on their creations and leave them some love!!

Our rules are listed above (under the header).
Please read and follow the rules to qualify for our prizes.

Today's PRIZE is:

DUE TO INCREASED SHIPPING COSTS,
WE WILL NO LONGER BE ABLE TO SHIP PRIZES INTERNATIONALLY
but, international designers are certainly welcome to
play for the Top winner and Top 3 honors ... we love seeing your designs!

 Though not required, we would LOVE to have you follow our blog and
share our blog badge to help spread the word.

In addition to the tangible prize offered (chosen by Random.org),
A Top Creative Winner and Top 3 will be chosen by the Design Team.

Now it's YOUR turn to show us your embossed designs ... we can't wait to see what you create!

You have until 8PM Wednesday, July 24th  to enter.
Our winners will be announced on the Friday before the start of a new challenge.

OUR NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION!

With the many challenge blogs we (Diane & Darlene) run (8 to be exact), over the last several years we have made it a point to comment on every challenge entry. But starting this year we will just be sharing one BIG THANK YOU to all of you who continue to support our challenges by playing along.  It has just become too time consuming.
 But please know, we TRULY APPRECIATE EACH & EVERY ONE OF YOU.

 We look forward to seeing what you create and thanks for your support!

DIANE & DARLENE

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter
 
 

Friday, July 12, 2024

ATG with a Twist of Sports WINNERS

 

  Hello Everyone and Welcome to our Winner's Post!

WOW so many AMAZING projects you all have shared ... making it very difficult to only choose four top favorites!  It took a bit of time & pondering but we've finally come to the following conclusion . . .

 Our Top 3 Winners

 #1  Fabiola

 

#8  DJ

 

 

  Congratulations!

Please grab your Top 3 Badge from our sidebar
to display proudly on your blogs.


The TOP WINNER of our challenge goes to . . .
 
 

 
 CONGRATULATIONS!
Please grab your WINNERS badge from our sidebar 
to display proudly on your blog!

AND,
Our Random.org PRIZE WINNER is . . .
 
 
 
 #15  Martina
 

 
 Congratulations !
 
"NEW TANGIBLE PRIZE WINNER RULES"
 
If you live within the U.S.A., today's winner MUST contact us BEFORE  July 27th
otherwise the prize will be forfeited.   Please contact Darlene at:  akadafney@yahoo.com
with your snail mail address.
 
IF you are International, please grab our new 'International Random Prize Winner' Badge (found on the sidebar) and display it proudly on your blog.  We are saddened by the extreme rise in postage costs making it necessary to mail only within the USA but thrilled you have come to join our challenge fun.
 
Thanks again to everyone who entered our challenge.
Please come back tomorrow for another
fabulous challenge and fun twist.

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Anything Goes Embossing with a Twist of SPORTS

 Hello Friends!

Welcome back to a new challenge here at
Can You Handle The Pressure!

Remember ... You MUST use an EMBOSSING FOLDER on our project.  Heat (wet) embossing is permitted but only in addition to your embossing folder design.  Each new challenge will have a 'TWIST' which is optional ... your choice to use or not!

The OPTIONAL TWIST for today's challenge is:

SPORTS

Remember, the twist is OPTIONAL!!
As long as you use an embossing folder, your project qualifies!!!

 

Now let's see what our fabulous team has designed to help inspire you.

TEAM DARLENE

 Darlene

 

aNNie




TEAM DIANE

Diane

Lia


 
 

WOW!  what wonderful inspiration these ladies have shared!
Be sure to pop over to their personal blogs by clicking on their names to find more details on their creations and leave them some love!

We have a fun prize to give away to one lucky player which will be chosen by Random.org.  Unfortunately, due to the huge increase in shipping costs, the tangible prize will only be shipped within the United States.  However, our international designers are certainly welcome to play along for the Top Winner and Top 3 honors!

Today's prize is ...

 

   Our rules are listed above (under the header).

Please read and follow the rules to qualify for our prizes.


DUE TO INCREASED SHIPPING COSTS,
WE WILL NO LONGER BE ABLE TO SHIP PRIZES INTERNATIONALLY
but, international designers are certainly welcome to
play for the Top winner and Top 3 honors ... we love seeing your designs!


Though not required, we would LOVE to have you follow our blog and
share our blog badge to help spread the word.

In addition to the tangible prize offered (chosen by Random.org),
A Top Creative Winner and Top 3 will be chosen by the Design Team.

Now it's YOUR turn to show us your embossed designs ... we can't wait to see what you create!

You have until 8PM Wednesday,  July 10, 2024 to enter.
Our winners will be announced on the Friday before the start of a new challenge.

OUR NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION!

With the many challenge blogs we (Diane & Darlene) run (8 to be exact), over the last several years we have made it a point to comment on every challenge entry. But starting this year we will just be sharing one BIG THANK YOU to all of you who continue to support our challenges by playing along.  It has just become too time consuming.
 But please know, we TRULY APPRECIATE EACH & EVERY ONE OF YOU.

 We look forward to seeing what you create and thanks for your support!

DIANE & DARLENE

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter
 

Friday, June 21, 2024

Anything Goes With A Twist of Beach Winners

                       Hello Can You Handle The Pressure Fans,  
it's time to announce our challenge with a 
'Twist of Beach' winners!
We had 30 awesome and inspiring embossing folder entries 
making it a hard decision but after much deliberation
 the results are as follows:  

 Top 3 

#16 Loopyloo




Congratulations!
Please grab your Top 3 Badge from our sidebar
to display proudly on your blogs.

The TOP WINNER of our challenge goes to . . .



CONGRATULATIONS!
Please grab your WINNERS badge from our sidebar 
to display proudly on your blog!

AND,
Our Random.org PRIZE WINNER is . . .




"NEW TANGIBLE PRIZE WINNER RULES"
 
Winner of the prize rule is that :
If you live within the U.S.A., today's winner MUST contact us BEFORE  June 8th
otherwise the prize will be forfeited.   Please contact 
Diane at:  dianegreghov@att.net
with your snail mail address.
 
IF you are International, please grab our new 'International Random Prize Winner' Badge (found on the sidebar) and display it proudly on your blog.  We are saddened by the extreme rise in postage costs making it necessary to mail only within the USA but thrilled you have come to join our challenge fun.

Thanks again to everyone who entered our challenge.
Please come back tomorrow for another
fabulous challenge and fun Twist!!.  

Saturday, June 8, 2024

Anything Goes With A Twist of Beach

 Hello and welcome to Can You Handle The Pressure

where our challenge is all about embossing folders.
You can use heat/wet embossing but you MUST use
an embossing folder to enter our challenge.

We have an OPTIONAL theme and it is
Beach
The theme is optional and you can create anything as long as you have used
an embossing folder! 

We have fabulous inspiration from our design teams
and you are always welcome to click on their names to go to
their blogs and leave them some sweet love,
in fact we encourage you to do so! 

Team Diane


Team Darlene

aNNie

Melanie

WOW what a wonderful inspiration these ladies have shared!!
Be sure to pop over to their personal blogs by clicking on their names to  
find more details on their creations and leave them some love!!

Our rules are listed above (under the header).
Please read and follow the rules to qualify for our prizes.

Today's PRIZE is:

DUE TO INCREASED SHIPPING COSTS,
WE WILL NO LONGER BE ABLE TO SHIP PRIZES INTERNATIONALLY
but, international designers are certainly welcome to
play for the Top winner and Top 3 honors ... we love seeing your designs!

 Though not required, we would LOVE to have you follow our blog and
share our blog badge to help spread the word.

In addition to the tangible prize offered (chosen by Random.org),
A Top Creative Winner and Top 3 will be chosen by the Design Team.

Now it's YOUR turn to show us your embossed designs ... we can't wait to see what you create!

You have until 8PM Wednesday,  JUNE 19th to enter.
Our winners will be announced on the Friday before the start of a new challenge.

OUR NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION!

With the many challenge blogs we (Diane & Darlene) run (9 to be exact), over the last several years we have made it a point to comment on every challenge entry. But starting this year we will just be sharing one BIG THANK YOU to all of you who continue to support our challenges by playing along.  It has just become too time consuming.
 But please know, we TRULY APPRECIATE EACH & EVERY ONE OF YOU.

 We look forward to seeing what you create and thanks for your support!

DIANE & DARLENE

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter
 
 

Friday, June 7, 2024

ATG with a Twist of Fruits/Veggies WINNERS

 

  Hello Everyone and Welcome to our Winner's Post!

WOW so many AMAZING projects you all have shared ... making it very difficult to only choose four top favorites!  It took a bit of time & pondering but we've finally come to the following conclusion . . .

 Our Top 3 Winners

 #7  Becca Yahrling

 


 #16  Debbie M

 Create this card using Magnolia Mood by Stampin' Up! and Debbie Mageed at Secrets To Stamping

 #23  Shirley

 

 Congratulations!

Please grab your Top 3 Badge from our sidebar
to display proudly on your blogs.


The TOP WINNER of our challenge goes to . . .
 
 
 
 

 
 
 CONGRATULATIONS!
Please grab your WINNERS badge from our sidebar 
to display proudly on your blog!

AND,
Our Random.org PRIZE WINNER is . . .
 
 
 
 
 
Congratulations !
 
"NEW TANGIBLE PRIZE WINNER RULES"
 
If you live within the U.S.A., today's winner MUST contact us BEFORE  June 22nd
otherwise the prize will be forfeited.   Please contact Darlene at:  akadafney@yahoo.com
with your snail mail address.
 
IF you are International, please grab our new 'International Random Prize Winner' Badge (found on the sidebar) and display it proudly on your blog.  We are saddened by the extreme rise in postage costs making it necessary to mail only within the USA but thrilled you have come to join our challenge fun.
 
Thanks again to everyone who entered our challenge.
Please come back tomorrow for another
fabulous challenge and fun twist.

Saturday, May 25, 2024

Anything Goes Embossing with a Twist of FRUITS and/or VEGGIES

 Hello Friends!

Welcome back to a new challenge here at
Can You Handle The Pressure!

Remember ... You MUST use an EMBOSSING FOLDER on our project.  Heat (wet) embossing is permitted but only in addition to your embossing folder design.  Each new challenge will have a 'TWIST' which is optional ... your choice to use or not!

The OPTIONAL TWIST for today's challenge is:

FRUITS and/or VEGGIES

Remember, the twist is OPTIONAL!!
As long as you use an embossing folder, your project qualifies!!!

 

Now let's see what our fabulous team has designed to help inspire you.

TEAM DARLENE

Darlene

 

aNNie





And, MORE fabulous inspiration from

TEAM DIANE

Diane

Lia 


 
 


WOW!  what wonderful inspiration these ladies have shared!
Be sure to pop over to their personal blogs by clicking on their names to find more details on their creations and leave them some love!

We have a fun prize to give away to one lucky player which will be chosen by Random.org.  Unfortunately, due to the huge increase in shipping costs, the tangible prize will only be shipped within the United States.  However, our international designers are certainly welcome to play along for the Top Winner and Top 3 honors!

Today's prize is ...


   Our rules are listed above (under the header).

Please read and follow the rules to qualify for our prizes.

DUE TO INCREASED SHIPPING COSTS,
WE WILL NO LONGER BE ABLE TO SHIP PRIZES INTERNATIONALLY
but, international designers are certainly welcome to
play for the Top winner and Top 3 honors ... we love seeing your designs!

Though not required, we would LOVE to have you follow our blog and
share our blog badge to help spread the word.

In addition to the tangible prize offered (chosen by Random.org),
A Top Creative Winner and Top 3 will be chosen by the Design Team.

Now it's YOUR turn to show us your embossed designs ... we can't wait to see what you create!

You have until 8PM Wednesday,  June 5, 2024 to enter.
Our winners will be announced on the Friday before the start of a new challenge.

OUR NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION!

With the many challenge blogs we (Diane & Darlene) run (8 to be exact), over the last several years we have made it a point to comment on every challenge entry. But starting this year we will just be sharing one BIG THANK YOU to all of you who continue to support our challenges by playing along.  It has just become too time consuming.
 But please know, we TRULY APPRECIATE EACH & EVERY ONE OF YOU.

We look forward to seeing what you create and thanks for your support!

DIANE & DARLENE

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter