Here at RTB we are so excited to kick off a new year of crafting!
We encourage you to challenge yourself, raise your own level of crafting, and keep your resolution to use those new stamping items. And yes, we will even use those supplies that you just had to have in your collection. ;)

Friday, October 26, 2012

Challenge #117

Happy beautiful Friday everyone!
I hope everyone enjoyed their week and looking forward to your weekend?
Here in the NE we are expecting a bit of halloween-like weather. ;)
I better stock up on candles and flashlights so I can craft in the dark. teehee!
As always, thank you all for your entries in our challenge last week.
Which is Witch brought out the best in everyone!
Congratulations to these amazing projects, please be sure to click on their links for how-tos
and wonderful tutorial links:

Eeek! Thank you so much ladies! Please contact me at with the subject as GUEST BAR-TENDER.
And now on to this week's challenge in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month:

with a SKETCH!

Our wonderful Guest Bar-Tenders created a card using pink (it was my oops as I forgot to attach the sketch!):
Mian Hahne


So adorable! Thank you Mian and Natascha!

And from our Bar-Tenders:





Friday, October 19, 2012

Challenge #116

Happy Friday everyone!
Typing up this post always makes me smile. Not only is it my time to say hello and thank you all for your support, but Fridays are always my "sigh of relief." :0)
I hope you had a great week and are ready for the weekend too!

As always, thank you for your amazing participation in our 'Hey Pumpkin' challenge last week.
I saw some of the cutest images for Fall that will find its way into my collection. heehee!

Here are our top crafters of the week:

Congratulations ladies! Please email me at with GUEST BAR-TENDER in the subject line so I can easily spot it.

And now on to this week's theme:

Which is Witch?

Sorry for the corny title, I was in a goofy mood. ;)
Let's see your adorable cards and creations using any witch image!
To start off our amazing lineup today is our Guest Bar-Tender:


Oh my goodness, you have to visit her blog here to see this adorable creation! That big wooden broomstick is actually a...well, click here for more details. teehee!

Thank you so much Vicki!!

And now from our Designers:





Friday, October 12, 2012

Challenge #115

Happy beautiful day everyone!
It's such a c-c-c-cold Friday here in the North East. I love it!
Thank you all so much for your entries in our last sketch challenge, we love meeting new friends here and seeing all those who have played along with us before.

Before we begin our new challenge, congratulations to the following entries:

Yay! Ladies please contact me at with the subject line of GUEST BAR-TENDER. Thank you so much!

And now for the lucky ducky selected for the Whimsie Doodles prize:

Yay Sidan! Please email me at with WHIMSIE DOODLES WINNER in the subject line.

And now on to this week's sweet challenge, one that I am sure you have an image for:

That's right, let's see those pumpkins on your cards! 
Here with an amazing lineup of inspiration are our fabulous Guest Bar-Tenders:

Susie Little

Emily L.

Kate Wiles

And from our lovely Bar-Tenders:




Friday, October 5, 2012

Challenge #114

Happy beautiful Friday everyone!!
I hope you all have plans for a beautiful weekend?
Happy Thanksgiving to our friends North of the border!
Thank you to all who attempted our color challenge last week.
I had no idea it was going to be a - um - challenge! teehee!
So we've decided to celebrate the ones who participated by showcasing them here:
Ladies please email me at - thank you and congratulations!

And now on to this week's challenge...Since it is the first Friday of the month, we are being sponsored! Woohoo!

We are being sponsored by the wonderful Whimsie Doodles!
{Thank you Melyssa!}
Whimsie Doodles has the cutest images, whimsical and so much fun to color in.
Need an image to play along with? Melyssa offers a cute freebie section as well!
This week we have a sketch challenge:

And here with some adorable samples are the Designers: