Monday, April 17, 2017

Challenge #48 Anything Goes

Welcome to the 48th challenge here at Aurora Wings, hosted by the Aurora Team.  We hope all who celebrate had a lovely Easter and thought we'd make it easy on you after all those chocolate bunnies and filled eggs, so here we go with another of everyone's favorite challenge theme, Anything Goes.  It's always exciting to see the entries when the choice is totally up to you.




Please don't forget our rules:

No Back Linking
Must be a finished project with a hand colored image following the set theme
ONE ENTRY LIMIT if using an image other than Aurora Wings
THREE ENTRY LIMIT if ALL are Aurora Wings images
Link to specific post, not entire Blog
Link back to Aurora Wings Challenge
You may link to as many other challenges as you like


Our prizes THIS month will include:

1 (one) Artist's Choice Award Winner to be selected from entries using Aurora Wings digis ($20 GC and Badge)

1 (one)  Random Winner ($20 GC)


TOP 3 Winners to be chosen by the DT ($10 GC and Badge)

We're thrilled to welcome Annie Sharland, better known as aussie aNNie, as Guest Designer for this challenge.


aNNie using Orchid Fairy available HERE on Etsy and HERE at AW.com



Now, let's see some fabulous inspiration from the Aurora Team!


Laila using Two Goldfish available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com





Teresa using Mask of Leaves available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com




Debbie using Sakura Fabuki Urei available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com




Silvia using Little Santa available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com




Donna using Honeysuckle Fairy available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com


Karola using Petals in the Wind Available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com



The challenge will be open at 9:00 am EST Monday April 17th and close at 11:55 pm Saturday April 29th 2017. Entries posted prior to April 17th will be deleted. All entries must have a hand colored digital or rubber stamp on their completed project to be eligible. Please follow the chosen theme.  You may enter your project in as many other challenges as desired. Please link to your POST address, NOT your BLOG address and link back to the Aurora Wings Challenge Blog. We would greatly appreciate you removing word verification and switching to comment moderation if you fear spam. In fairness to all, those not following the rules will be deleted. Thank you for your understanding and please have fun. We look forward to your fabulous creations.

Also, because of the difficulties we have experienced with Facebook entries, I regret that we will no longer be accepting them on the Challenge Blog.  Thank you for your understanding.  Feel free, however, to enter your Blog challenge entries in the AW FB Group contest if the theme fits there as well.


If you do not have a blog and would still like to enter this challenge,  please email me at donnamundinger(at)gmail(dot)com with your name, a picture of your entry and Aurora Wings Challenge #48 in the subject line, and I will add it to our Aurora Wings Submissions Blog, where it can be viewed and commented on, and the Linky so you can participate here. Hopefully this will accommodate everyone.  xx




Challenge #47 Winners

Mitzi and the team want to thank all of you who joined us for our Easter Pastels Challenge and hope you enjoyed your day yesterday.  The lovely soft colors and beautiful designs were amazing.  Such a breath of fresh air.  So without further ado, here are the fabulous winners.


The ARTIST'S CHOICE AWARD ($20 GC and Badge) chosen by Mitzi from among the entrants using Aurora Wings images goes to


#25 Lori Podolsky




In Mitzi's own words,  "I LOVE the beautiful scene Lori created with the lovely coloring, die-cuts, and flowers. The pastel palette is beautiful, and the whole design is so charming and inviting." 


The Random Winner goes to

#7 Priss





And the Top 3 ($10 GC and Badge) in numerical order as they appeared in the challenge, chosen by the Design Team from ALL the entries goes to


#8 Scraplyan





#20 Caroline



#24 Susan Sudbury






A huge Congratulations to our fabulous winners! Please e-mail Mitzi at 
studiomiyabi (at) aol (dot) com, with subject line "AW challenge blog ACA winner/top 3/ random winner (*select one that applies to you)" with your list of LINKS (not the titles of the digis) to the digis you wish to receive up to the total amount of your prize.  (all values are in USD, and PLEASE no overages) to receive your prize.

PLEASE NOTE:  PRIZES NOT CLAIMED WITHIN A TWO WEEK PERIOD WILL BE FORFEITED.

Hope to see you all back for our 48th challenge, hosted by the Aurora Team, which goes live at 9:00am EST today.

Monday, April 3, 2017

Challenge #47 Easter Pastels

Spring has definitely sprung!  The flowers are blooming, the bunnies are hopping, the chicks are peeping and Easter is on it's way, so for this challenge we'd love to see the pretty pastels from your Easter basket.  It does not, however need to be an Easter theme.


Please don't forget our rules:

No Back Linking
Must be a finished project with a hand colored image following the set theme
ONE ENTRY LIMIT if using an image other than Aurora Wings
THREE ENTRY LIMIT if ALL are Aurora Wings images
Link to specific post, not entire Blog
Link back to Aurora Wings Challenge


Our prizes THIS month will include:

1 (one) Artist's Choice Award Winner to be selected from entries using Aurora Wings digis ($20 GC and Badge)

1 (one)  Random Winner ($20 GC)


TOP 3 Winners to be chosen by the DT ($10 GC and Badge)

Now, let's see some fabulous inspiration from the Stella Team!



RoRa using Princess of the Sea (on Etsy) and on (AW.com)




Marion using Easter Bunny 2-pack (on Etsy) and (on AW.com)




Ann-Marie using Easter Basket of Flowers (on Etsy) and (on AW.com)




Myndi using Spring Sprite (on Etsy) and (on AW.com)




Sara using Camellia Spirit (on Etsy) and (on AW.com)




Julie using Spring Sprite (on Etsy) and (on AW.com)




Cristena using Crocus Sprite (on Etsy) and (on AW.com)




Donna using Mama, It's So Fluffy (on Etsy) and (on AW.com
and Easter Chick 2-Pack (on Etsy) and on (AW.com)




Coupon Still good through Tuesday April 4th at BOTH AW Etsy and AW Digi Shop.
Check out the new Exclusives at AW.com HERE.



The challenge will be open at 9:00 am EST Monday April 3rd and close at 11:55 pm Saturday April 15th 2017. Entries posted prior to April 3rd will be deleted. All entries must have a hand colored digital or rubber stamp on their completed project to be eligible. Please follow the chosen theme.  You may enter your project in as many other challenges as desired. Please link to your POST address, NOT your BLOG address and link back to the Aurora Wings Challenge Blog. We would greatly appreciate you removing word verification and switching to comment moderation if you fear spam. In fairness to all, those not following the rules will be deleted. Thank you for your understanding and please have fun. We look forward to your fabulous creations.

Also, because of the difficulties we have experienced with Facebook entries, I regret that we will no longer be accepting them on the Challenge Blog.  Thank you for your understanding.  Feel free, however, to enter your Blog challenge entries in the AW FB Group contest if the theme fits there as well.


If you do not have a blog and would still like to enter this challenge,  please email me at donnamundinger(at)gmail(dot)com with your name, a picture of your entry and Aurora Wings Challenge #47 in the subject line, and I will add it to our Aurora Wings Submissions Blog, where it can be viewed and commented on, and the Linky so you can participate here. Hopefully this will accommodate everyone.  xx



Challenge #46 Winners

Mitzi and the team want to thank all of you who joined us for our very first Sketch Challenge.  The entries were few, but lovely and we thank all of you who were willing to try something new.  So without further ado, here are the fabulous winners.


The ARTIST'S CHOICE AWARD ($20 GC and Badge) chosen by Mitzi from among the entrants using Aurora Wings images goes to


#12 Caroline

In Mitzi's own words, "I find Caroline's card so charming in a beautifully nostalgic way. Love her coloring of the Crocus Sprite, and I adore the pretty papers full of old country charm. The sentiment adds 'heart' and a beautiful finishing touch.  "







The Random Winner goes to
#13 Red Obsession Cards







And the Top 3 ($10 GC and Badge) in numerical order as they appeared in the challenge, chosen by the Design Team from ALL the entries goes to


#1 Annie











#8 Lori Podolsky




A huge Congratulations to our fabulous winners! Please e-mail Mitzi at 
studiomiyabi (at) aol (dot) com, with subject line "AW challenge blog ACA winner/top 3/ random winner (*select one that applies to you)" with your list of LINKS (not the titles of the digis) to the digis you wish to receive up to the total amount of your prize.  (all values are in USD, and PLEASE no overages) to receive your prize.

PLEASE NOTE:  PRIZES NOT CLAIMED WITHIN A TWO WEEK PERIOD WILL BE FORFEITED.

Hope to see you all back for our 47th challenge, hosted by the Stella Team, which goes live at 9:00am EST today.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Challenge #46 A Sketch Challenge

Welcome to our 46th challenge here at Aurora Wings.   We have something a bit different for you this time, a Sketch for you to follow.




Here is the sketch, and for those of you who are not familiar with using one, the sketch is offered as a design guide.  You may rotate or flip the design, or even change the shape of some of the elements.  It is for inspiration, with some room for creativity.  Just be sure we can recognize the basic sketch in your creation.  Hope you have fun with it.




In any case, don't forget our rules:

No Back Linking
Must be a finished project with a hand colored image following the set theme
ONE ENTRY LIMIT if using an image other than Aurora Wings
THREE ENTRY LIMIT if ALL are Aurora Wings images
Link to specific post, not entire Blog
Link back to Aurora Wings Challenge


Our prizes THIS month will include:

1 (one) Artist's Choice Award Winner to be selected from entries using Aurora Wings digis ($20 GC and Badge)

1 (one)  Random Winner ($20 GC)


TOP 3 Winners to be chosen by the DT ($10 GC and Badge)



Now, let's see some fabulous inspiration!


We're thrilled to have Jan Thompson, from the Aurora Wings Showcase Team joining us as Guest Designer this time.
  

Jan using Dark Princess (on Etsy), (on AW.com)





And from the Aurora Team

Teresa using Spiderwort Sprite (on Etsy), ( on AW.com)



Laila using Weeping Rose (on Etsy), (on AW.com)



Silvia using Butterfly Sprite (fancy wings) (on Etsy), (on AW.com)



Debbie using Cherry Sprite (on Etsy), (on AW.com)



Donna using Crimson Blossoms (on Etsy), (on AW.com)




Gloria using Pierrot Sprite (on Etsy), (on AW.com)




Coupon Still good through Monday March 20th at BOTH AW Etsy and AW Digi Shop.
Check out the new Exclusives at AW.com HERE.



The challenge will be open at 9:00 am EST Monday March 20th and close at 11:55 pm Saturday April 1st 2017. Entries posted prior to March 20th will be deleted. All entries must have a hand colored digital or rubber stamp on their completed project to be eligible. Please follow the chosen theme.  You may enter your project in as many other challenges as desired. Please link to your POST address, NOT your BLOG address and link back to the Aurora Wings Challenge Blog. We would greatly appreciate you removing word verification and switching to comment moderation if you fear spam. In fairness to all, those not following the rules will be deleted. Thank you for your understanding and please have fun. We look forward to your fabulous creations.

Also, because of the difficulties we have experienced with Facebook entries, I regret that we will no longer be accepting them on the Challenge Blog.  Thank you for your understanding.  Feel free, however, to enter your Blog challenge entries in the AW FB Group contest if the theme fits there as well.


If you do not have a blog and would still like to enter this challenge,  please email me at donnamundinger(at)gmail(dot)com with your name, a picture of your entry and Aurora Wings Challenge #46 in the subject line, and I will add it to our Aurora Wings Submissions Blog, where it can be viewed and commented on, and the Linky so you can participate here. Hopefully this will accommodate everyone.  xx


Challenge #45 Winners

Mitzi and the team want to thank all of you who joined us for our Sprite Delight IV challenge.  It was so much fun seeing the all beautiful coloring of Mitzi's adorable gift for the challenge, as well as those who chose some of her other magical creatures to play with.  Each and every entry was a treasure, making our choices very difficult, but choose we must, so here are the winners.


The ARTIST'S CHOICE AWARD ($20 GC and Badge) chosen by Mitzi from among the entrants using Aurora Wings images goes to


#15 Nicola


In Mitzi's own words,  "I adore Nicola's beautifully rich coloring in naturalistic colors on the Pansy Sprite. The royal purple is so rich and blended beautifully into the yellow towards the center of the flower. The background and embellishments all work together for a stunning project."






The RANDOM WINNER ($20 GC) goes to


#27 Kleri






And the Top 3 ($10 GC and Badge) in numerical order as they appeared in the challenge, chosen by the Design Team from ALL the entries goes to


#11 Annica Kusnik















#18 Engelchen





A huge Congratulations to our fabulous winners! Please e-mail Mitzi at 
studiomiyabi (at) aol (dot) com, with subject line "AW challenge blog ACA winner/top 3/ random winner (*select one that applies to you)" with your list of LINKS (not the titles of the digis) to the digis you wish to receive up to the total amount of your prize.  (all values are in USD, and PLEASE no overages) to receive your prize.

PLEASE NOTE:  PRIZES NOT CLAIMED WITHIN A TWO WEEK PERIOD WILL BE FORFEITED.

Hope to see you all back for our 46th challenge, hosted by the Aurora Team, which goes live at 9:00am EST today.