EIC #100 {Cathy Walters} and blog hop!!!

>> Saturday, August 7, 2010



Welcome to our 100th challenge party!! We are super excited about all the prizes and giveaways--and we have a FABULOUS shop for inspiration this week!!! We have a special 100th party blog hop with prizes on each of the EIC DTs' blogs!!




Our featured Etsy shop this week is:: Cathy Walters! WOW--so much inspiration! She makes beautiful pendants and many other pieces as well! Just look at the beauties below!!! Cathy is an avid photographer and loves to "make stuff"! It's easy to see how photography could inspire these gorgeous pieces of jewelry! Just look at some of these pendants she's made!
Because this is our 100th challenge...we have some AWESOME sponsors lined up for you! We have two prizes for our players, which include:: one free pendant [winner's choice] from Cathy Walters and a Grand Prize box filled with goodies [pictured on the right]. Some of the goodies in this Grand Prize include:




  • 12x12 cardstock stacks
  • Papercraft Magazine and Pin
  • Scrapbook in a bag
  • Ribbon
  • Sequins
  • Chipboard mini album and elements
  • Metal tags
  • Buttons
  • Embossing squares
  • Glitter
  • Tickets
  • Rubber stamps
  • Felt embellies
  • Brads
  • Flowers
  • AND MUCH MUCH MORE!!!
And for all of our friends, you can be entered to win a prize from one of these FABULOUS sponsors:: Unity Stamp Co., Lawn Fawn, May Arts, Charleston Scrapbooking, Soft Pencil Designs, and Limelight Papercrafts! WOW!! All you have to do to win one of these prizes is hop through each of the EIC DT blogs and leave some love!

A BIG THANK YOU to our amazing shop and all our sponsors! This is going to be a great week to play along!
To play along::

**Go to the Cathy Walters shop and find an item that inspires you.
**Make any creation that you would like (i.e. pages for a scrapbook, altered journal, cards, wall art, etc.) and post a link here by Friday, August 13 noon Pacific time.
**Please give credit to the shop/item you found your inspiration from and link back the EtsyInspired.
**If you upload to an online gallery, please use keyword EIC100.

Be sure to stop by all the EIC DT members' blogs to see their fabulous creations!! Don't forget to leave some love--this is your chance to win some fabulous prizes from our sponsors!!!

Julie Ranae {August Guest DT}

**NOTE:: Just a reminder about our prizes-- There will be two winners picked from players of EIC100. One will win a free pendant of their choice from Cathy Walters, the other will win the Grand Prize box. Winners from the EIC DT blogs will be randomly picked and announced sometime after Noon on Friday, August 13.

We cannot wait to see what you create this week! Go get inspired and link up!!

35 comments:

Virginia L. August 6, 2010 at 10:57 PM  

AWESOME post! Congrats, EI, on your 100th challenge! Looking for another hundred more!

StampinCathy August 7, 2010 at 6:07 AM  

Congrats on 100th Challenge. I always look forward to challenge. Thanks for a fun celebration with all the amazing giveaways. Also I want to thank everyone at EIC for all their hard work for us each week. YOU GUYS ROCK!

Erika M. August 7, 2010 at 7:11 AM  

I really enjoyed your blog hop!

Softpencil August 7, 2010 at 8:49 AM  

Congratulations!!! It´s a pleasure for me being a sponsor of your 100th. challenge :)

Cokie Pop Paper Boutique August 7, 2010 at 1:04 PM  

Big Congrats on #100. The blog hop is a lot of fun :)

Kelly Massman August 7, 2010 at 1:58 PM  

Congrats!
AND FANTASTIC blog hop! I enjoyed every second of it!!!! :-) Hope to do a card. I posted a great card on Friday which would have worked great had I known about the challenge!!!!! :-) I guess I'll have to do another one!

craft-princess August 7, 2010 at 2:33 PM  

Sounds like alot of fun...I am off to hop!!
-Stacie

Crafty Math Chick August 7, 2010 at 2:47 PM  

Happy 100th EIC! Thank you and all of the cool sponsors for 100 weeks of fun inspiration challenges and opening my eyes to many cool etsy shops (ph yeah, and for a chance to win this SWEET package of crafting goodness too!)

Natalie Hua August 7, 2010 at 3:19 PM  

Just submitted my link! Thanks so much for such an awesome challenge! I kindda needed it :-) Happy 100EIC!

Sherri Thompson August 7, 2010 at 4:48 PM  

Wow-amazing prize, Ashley! I hope to be able to play along this week! Off to see the DT's blogsd and creationw right now. :)

Christine August 7, 2010 at 7:01 PM  

Wow, what a great week! I hope you get a lot of participants!!!

xx

JLJ Designs August 7, 2010 at 7:34 PM  

Congrats on your 100th Challenge! Thanks for a fun blog hop. I love the pendants for inspiration this week.

Jennifer

Gwen August 7, 2010 at 9:11 PM  

Love the goodies in the Etsy shop! Congrats on reaching 100 challenges! Thanks for the great hop today!

KarenB August 8, 2010 at 2:18 AM  

I enjoyed the blog hop so much, and I was absolutely spoiled for choice in Cathy's shop. Thanks so much for the inspiration.

Laurel August 8, 2010 at 6:41 AM  

Congrats on your amazingly successful and inspiring challenge blog! So glad to have found you.

Lynne in NI August 8, 2010 at 1:10 PM  

Thanks for the hop ... what a talented DT!

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) August 8, 2010 at 2:40 PM  

Oh what fun, that shop has such amazing images, far too much inspiration,.

JenMarie August 8, 2010 at 2:46 PM  

CONGRATS on #100!
LOVING the shop! Would LOVE to win a pendant!!

Carley August 8, 2010 at 2:55 PM  

Congrats on 100! I am so excited that I found this blog I think it is such a great Idea and what a talented designer Cathy is wow! Thank you for all that you do. I look forward to many more challenges!
lots of love
Carley

Stephanie Zito August 8, 2010 at 6:42 PM  

Big congrats on #100! Wonderful and inspirational hop ladies! I just loved this week's Etsy challenge! Thank you!

Angie Blom August 8, 2010 at 10:37 PM  

Congrats!! Love the hop...great challenge!!

Michelle VP August 9, 2010 at 8:42 AM  

Congrats on 100 challenges! It's my first time playing along with you and I love the etsy shop you picked this week. :)

joeygirl86 August 9, 2010 at 11:24 AM  

What an awesome blog hop! I loved everyone's projects..all you girls are so talented and creative!

Crystal August 9, 2010 at 11:58 AM  

amazing goodies up for grabs! just love your site and am so happy for your 100th challenge! congrats & big hugs everyone!

Emily Keaton August 10, 2010 at 4:06 AM  

Congrats on your 100th challenge, EIC!! I had a ton of fun with this challenge. What a great Etsy shop you've featured this time!! Here's to at least another 100 more :)

Toni K August 10, 2010 at 9:23 AM  

Congratulations!!! Everyone had great projects!

Sasya August 11, 2010 at 4:41 AM  

so interesting challenge!! i'm so happy to find your blog :) i want to play if its not late.. :)

cindy August 11, 2010 at 6:03 AM  

OK....I made a card and posted it. Then I hopped over to all the DT blogs and left comments. And now all I have to do is win a prize. So you should pick mecause I'm not just here on your 00th celebration I'm here all the time. jk

Tini August 11, 2010 at 10:09 AM  

Wow - sooo many wonderful inspirations here on this challenge blog. This is my first entry!
Many Congrats on your 100the challenge!
Hugs from Germany
Tini

Laurel August 11, 2010 at 2:57 PM  

This is so fun. Just made a second card and saw all the submissions! They are wonderful! What a wonderful group of crafters!!! Purely inspiration!

paperpapier August 11, 2010 at 8:08 PM  

congrats on your 100th challenge!

Sandra P August 12, 2010 at 8:02 PM  

YAH 100! Congrats to a job VERY well done:)

Amazing Work in the BH and all of the entries are fab! And OMG Cathy Walters stuff is simply gorjoi :D I can one wish I was that talented!

Hugs,
Sandra P

Christine aka blankiefinder August 12, 2010 at 8:53 PM  

Congrats on your 100th challenge, that's fantastic! You picked a great inspiration shop too, Cathy's pendants are gorgeous!

Angella D. Crockett August 13, 2010 at 6:46 AM  

What a fabulous challenge this week! Everything in Cathy's store is gorgeous, all of the DT did an outstanding job...I left love on all of their blogs. Thanks for having the best challenges each week! Blessings, Angie

Traci S. August 13, 2010 at 8:33 AM  

Congratulations on your 100th Challenge Everyone! WTG! You really have a very interesting and economy boosting challenge! Wonderful!

I feel so fortunate...I just linked my card...and I happened to be the 100th person in the challenge on your 100th Challenge!

He IS Able,
Traci S.

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