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Welcome to the Freshly Brewed Challenges Blog!

Here you will find challenges, inspiration, encouragement, and a whole lot of fresh brewed fun!



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November 20, 2014

A Frosty Hello

Shouting out a big HELLO!! It's Linda here from cold and snowy Pittsburgh, PA, sharing a card I created using the totally adorable Snowman Cupcake. Mmmmmmm, how yummy that would be, a chocolate cupcake piled high with frosting...almost too cute to eat (notice I said almost!!!). I used my Copic markers on this fellow, creating the plaid with my colorless blender. I was able to use up some paper scraps too for this one, always a plus in my book. And the sentiment is also from Fresh Brewed Designs, you can find it HERE.

Don't forget, we have a new challenge going on, Give Thanks. I could almost use this card as a Christmas thank you! Wow, could I actually be ahead of the game?!! That would be a first!!! Haha!
 

November 19, 2014

November Challenge #2 - GIVE THANKS

Are you ready for a new challenge?
Lets announce our NOV CHALLENGE #1 Winner first:

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email me at freshbreweddesigns {at} yahoo [dot] com with your 
choice of 3 digital images!

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It's that time of year again.
The time of year where we begin to reflect on all of the things that have happened
in our lives. We think about the ones we love and those who love us.
We take more time to think about how God has blessed us and what we can do
to thank Him and bless others in return. 
I know that money is something many of us do not have. 
I know that there are many things I would like to do for my family and friends, 
but can't because we don't have the money to do so....
but in reality, what others want more than THINGS, is love. 
Your time. A phone call. A card in the mail. A hug. A moment.
Something real. I encourage you to do more of that this year. 


Now that we are all sentimental, lets get on to the new challenge!

Our new challenge is 
GIVE THANKS

***NOTE***
 Must be noticeably Thanksgiving themed or have a sentiment
that says something about giving thanks. 










HEATHER @ Heather's Coffee Break





**Before you go**
We have released several new digis:
Check them out -








Can't wait to see your projects! 


RULES
  • 1)  This challenge ends Tuesday, December 2nd. 
  • 2)  You can enter up to 5 times with your NEW creations.  (no back linking please)
  • 3) If you use an FBD image, please add FBD to the end of your name
  • 4) HAVE FUN!!


  • I love seeing all of the creative projects, but would appreciate it if you did not share anything that is not suitable for people of all ages. Keep it family friendly please! 

*one winner per challenge will be chosen to receive 3 digis



November 12, 2014

Challenge Reminder - DT Feature

Good Morning!
I am sorry I am late adding this challenge reminder post.
We have been out of town visiting with my grandmother and
this is the first time I have been home in 3 days... 
We don't use computers when we are away. 
We sat on the porch, raked leaves, laughed, ate good, 
shared and all of that good stuff. It was such a nice time. 

Anyway -
I unpacked a little and then I couldn't wait any longer.
I had to share our Design Team members wonderful 
creations with you!!!

Check them out!


PUMPKIN MUG DIGITAL STAMP




Fall Pumpkin Digital Stamp
Grace and Daniel Thanksgiving Digital Stamps






Be sure to play along in our current challenge
You have until November 18th to play along!

Have a lovely day.

Heather and the FBD Designers

November 7, 2014

November New Releases: The Pumpkin Patch



The pumpkin patch has been very busy this fall and so has our wonderful designer Heather. In case you missed it on November 3rd, several new images were added to the Fresh Brewed Designs store. Check them out...

http://www.freshbreweddesigns.com/category_126/Pumpkins.htm
Such a wonderful selection of fall themed images that presents oodles of ideas. So, for those of you wishing to send out fall greetings to any of your family and friends or if you still have a Thanksgiving card or two to create, be sure to head over to the store and check out not only all the new fun fall images, but the great selection of older images as well. You can find them all in the Pumpkin section. Clicking HERE will take you to that area of the store.



Thank you all who came by and visited us during our digi release this week!
Our comment winner is:

very nice new images - and hopped through all the blogs and found great ideas and beautiful cards

Please email Heather at freshbreweddesigns ((AT)) yahoo (dot) com with your image choice. 




Have a great weekend everyone. Until next time,





November 5, 2014

November Challenge #1 FALL COLORS

Happy NOVEMBER!
Wow, this year seems to have flown by.

We have been busy little bees creating lots of fun projects for you
the past few weeks. 
If you missed our 5 days of Christmas digi release,
Please check it out HERE

We are currently in our November Pumpkins Digi Release
and you have a chance to win one of the newest digis just by commenting!
Check out THIS POST for more details. 
(Digi Release Nov 3 - Nov 6)


We have a fun and easy challenge for you this week.
We want to see all of the different 
FALL COLORS
on your cards. 


Here are some DT projects to inspire you:

BETH @ Contagious Crafts
Pumpkin Patch Digital Stamp
Pumpkin Mug Digital Stamp
I am swooning over these gorgeous tags she created!!!
So much texture and so many beautiful things to look at.
Love the chenille bows. 




HOW COOL!!!
Rhonda used our peppermint mug and colored it using
fun candy corn colors. What a FANTASTIC idea.
Great way to show the images versatility, Rhonda!







I love all the different shades of fall. 
Can't wait to see your projects! 


RULES
  • 1)  This challenge ends Tuesday, November 18th. 
  • 2)  You can enter up to 5 times with your NEW creations.  (no back linking please)
  • 3) If you use an FBD image, please add FBD to the end of your name
  • 4) HAVE FUN!!!

*one winner per challenge will be chosen to receive 3 digis


November 3, 2014

NEW Digi Release at Fresh Brewed Designs

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice
That's What Fall Is Made Of! 



It's time for another NEW Digi Release
here at Fresh Brewed Designs.

This release is all about FALL!
Pumpkins, leaves, warm colors... 
sigh. 
I just love Fall!


You can locate all of the new digital stamps
in the shop here
<<< PUMPKINS >>>
(you'll want to take a peek! Some aren't showcased here.
There were too many forthe DT to create with! )
and you can find all of the new digital sentiments 
in the shop here

Lets check out the fantastic projects our 
FBD DT Created for this fun release:



LORI @ Stamp Scents
and
Happy Fall (handwritten) digital sentiment










DESIRE @ Doing Life
and



















MARJI @ Tiggerscraps



and 

There you have it!
Lots of fun Fall themed creations!
Doesn't it make you want to go do something with 
PUMPKINS?
Light a fall scented candle or something? ;) hehehe!

Thank you for sharing your day with us!
We will choose one person from the comments here to receive
a free digi from the release. 
*winner chosen and announced Friday, Nov 7*


Have a happy and blessed day, 
Heather and the FBD Design Team

November 1, 2014

New Christmas Images You'll Want to Check Out

It may just be the first of November but it is NEVER too early to get a start on all those Christmas and other holiday cards that you need for the winter months. Now would be the perfect time to stock up on some Christmas images and if you missed it, there is a whole sleigh full of new ones that have been released this past week as part of The 5 Days of Christmas over here at Fresh Brewed Designs.

On the first day of release we saw...


Day 2 brought us...


During Day 3 we got to meet five more new images...


Then on Day 4, these sweet treats were released...


Finally, on Day 5 we met a number of new lovely ladies...

Cakes, Cups and Kids, oh my! And as you can see, that is not all. So many wonderful new ideas to choose from.

Heather has chosen a few winners. 
Are you ready to see if you are one of the lucky ones?
Lets find out!

Our blog comment winner:
<<<JACKIE>>>
You have won three digis from this release

FACEBOOK WINNERS
*all tied for sharing and tagging the most people
Michele Fish
Lee Tucker
Sara Vait
You all win one digi from the release! 

And last but not least, our winning customer
<<<SUSAN>>>
you have won a $10 digi gift certificate to the shop! 

Please be sure to contact Heather by sending her an email to:
freshbreweddesigns (AT) yahoo (DoT) com

Heather has been working very hard to bring you some fresh new inspiration; so, why not head over to the store. While you are there, be sure to check out all the fabulous Christmas and winter themed images already in the store.

There are less than 55 days until Christmas. What are you waiting for?


Be sure to stop by MONDAY for a
 NEW FALL THEMED DIGI RELEASE! 
This will be the last digi release for 2014


Have a great weekend everyone. Until next time,

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