Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Drum Roll Please........

Can I just tell you all how TOUGH this was to narrow the competition down to 12 contestants? Each of the stars and myself selected our top 10, and from there we took the top 12. Wow!!! It was close. It literally came down to 1 vote in several circumstances. You guys all did such a great job!! Thank you everyone for particpating and I hope you will continue to follow along and vote for your favorites. You ready for the 12 and the "star" they will be working with? In no particular order, here they are:

1. Amy from Mod Podge Rocks with Amanda from Crafts by Amanda who submitted these Recycled Bread Tag Monsters:
2. Amy from The Idea Room with Heidi from Honeybear Lane who submitted this Baby Gym makeover:
3. Becca from Blue Cricket Design with Mandi from Vintage Revivals who submitted this Tin Foil Nightstand:
4. Beckie from Infarrantly Creative with Michele from The Scrap Shoppe who submitted this Button Bib Necklace:
5. Char from Crap I've Made with Emily from The Boy Trifecta who submitted this Mai Ogi Bag:
6. Cheri from It's So Very Cheri with Kathryn & Ashleigh from Bee in Our Bonnet who submitted these Handmade Cake Stands:
7. Heather from Dollar Store Crafts with Bumble Baybees who submitted these Silhouette Towels:
8. Jen from Tatertots & Jello with Kelly from Sewing in No Mans Land who submitted this Bustling City Dress:
9. Jill from Homemade by Jill with Melanie from The Crafty Cupboard who submitted this Felt Web Runner:
10. Lorie from Be Different...Act Normal with Kristen from Kristen Duke Photography who submitted this Batty for Halloween art:
11. Michelle from Someday Crafts with Amy from Naptime Crafters who submitted this Cupcake Matching Game:
12. Shelley from How Does She? with Honeyscrap who submitted this Minnie Mouse costume:

Please everyone go check out each of their amazing blogs. Over the next few weeks, we will get to know each of them a little bit more.

Congratulations ladies for making it as our first-ever "Crafting with the Stars" contestants!!! Check your inbox for an email from me with with all the details from here on out.

You ready for the theme of Round 1? Yesterday's tutorial was a hint. It is: Now go get crafting! Even if you aren't a contestant, make something in this theme. We'll have a linky party on Monday for everyone to join.

I'm so excited to see what all of you come up with! All contestant/star projects will be posted Sunday, October 24th @ 12:01 am MST and polls will open at that time for voting. You'll have until Monday, October 25th @ 10 pm MST to cast your vote. Thanks everyone and good luck!!!


  1. I am sooo excited... and nervous... and a little frantic ha! Thank you so much for the fun opportunity!

  2. Wow so many new blogs to read... but none of the project-links seems to work! :-(

  3. Congratulations to all of the contestants!

  4. Oh well. Congrats, contestants! This competion is going to be so much fun! I will be playing along. I'll probably be the youngest player-alonger! ;)



  5. aww I would have liked to be chosen... so fun! But it will be just as exciting to follow along! :) Cant wait to see what is made!!

  6. Every projekt link has "www.blogger.com/" in it and therfore leads nowhere

  7. WAAAHOOO! Thanks so much Tam!!

    love your guts

  8. WOW!! Thanks so much for choosing me as one of the 12! I was checking this in bed while my husband was sleeping...and I slapped him when I saw my picture! Ha! He is OK...he is already back asleep:) I can't wait to get crafting!!

  9. I am STOKED!! Thanks so much Tam and "stars"!!

  10. I can't wait! I'm so excited to be in such fabulous company. All of these people are so amazing!!!!!!

  11. What a great Idea! I love it.Thanks Tam. These ideas are so amazing. http://thelittlewomencrafts.blogspot.com/

  12. I'm so excited to see this play out. And I'm a little relieved that I didn't make it - too much going on already!

  13. Yay! So excited to be working with Heidi from Honeybear Lane! Although I would love to work with any and all of these talented ladies! I am sure it was a tough decision too with all the talented submissions!

  14. Whew! SOOOO much talent. It's going to be SO stinkin' fun to see all of this play out. I've got my computer ready to vote! Good luck to all of you! :)

  15. Thanks Heldin des Chaos! Those links should be fixed now. Sorry about that everyone.

  16. Are you going to post all of the projects submitted so that we can see how creative people are?

    Sorry posts hubby's name.

  17. So excited to see what everyone makes!!!

  18. Brandon- All the projects submitted are shown in the linky party in this post:


  19. I am so honored to have been chosen from so many talented crafty ladies! Thank you so much, I am looking forward to working with Amy. We are already swapping ideas, can't wait!

  20. AMAZING talent! I'm so excited to watch this. I might just finish up one of my new projects today:) I can't wait to watch this grow. I now have new blog friends to follow!

  21. What a fun week working with Amy, thanks for this, it was really great. Good luck to everyone!

  22. Im your newest follower! Follow me at http://craftycierra.blogspot.com/
    Let me know if you are interested in doing a blog swap with me CierraLarsen@hotmail.com


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