Our Fellow Journeyers

Thursday, 25 July 2013

Winner and Top Picks for our Christmas in July Challenge

Hiya Peeps!

What a wonderful turnout we had for our Christmas in July challenge!!  I am so happy to see that you all have started working on your Christmas cards.  I ALWAYS leave it to the last minute...end result disastrous!

Our Christmas in July challenge was sponsored by the wonderful Rick St. Dennis

Here is a little more info on this wonderful stamp artist:

Rick St. Dennis MFA 
Designer of over 100 theatrical productions, Rick St Dennis (Donald McAfee) is also the author of 4 books on decorative painting and contributor to at least a dozen national magazines on crafts and art. He has taught design at the college level as well as seminars and classes across the USA and Canada. He is one of a handful of designers to have designed TWO productions of AIDA, Verdi's massive Egyptian opera spectacle. Currently living in the quiet beach communuity of Seal Beach, California he writes restaurant reviews and theatre reviews between assignments for web designs, logos and creating art for local shows. Rick has appeared on such TV shows as Home Matters with Susan Powell, Aileen's Crafts and others. He was Crafts editor for Country Folk Art Magazine and sells his artwork nationally through galleries and shows. Among numerous awards he won a presidential commendation in 1976 for his contributions to the bicentennial year including the design of the west coast premier of William Grant Still's opera BAYOU LEGEND. His drawings and paintings are in the collections of Diana Ross, Sandy Duncan, Sammy Davis Jr. and Jacqueline Onnasis amongst others.

Without further ado!

Our 2 lucky winners are:

154. Meighan Wheller 

 67. WendyLynn's Paper Whims: Merry Creepmas Card 

Congratulations!  Please email me withing 2 weeks to claim your prize, otherwise we will have to do a redraw.

And here is our Top Picks chosen by Kanda

 9. Pauline 

 27. Marja 

 141. Lorraine A 

 162. Norma 

Congratulations to you all!  Please grab your badges in the sidebar.

Next challenge will be up soon!


  1. Thank you so much for choosing my card as one of your top picks, such a wonderful surprise.
    Many thanks.

  2. Wow, I am so excited that my card was picked as one of the winning cards for your Christmas Challenge - thank you! Congrats to everyone and thanks again. Meighan


Thank you for your lovely commments