Monday, August 28, 2023

FQCB #35 Theme is Sunrise or Sunset starting 28 August 2023 plus DT CALL

Howdy! Welcome to FQCB #35 Sunrise or Sunset Theme!

We're looking for start of the day sunrises or end of the day sunsets with your farm/country elements and/or patterns. 

Show us your countryside charm.

August 28-September 13, 2023 with start and end times at 12:00am CT/Chicago or 6:00am UK for time references.

Bragging rights are possible. Barnraisers Top 3 Picks are for 1-40 entries. Top 5 Picks are for 41-80 entries. Top 7 Picks for 81+.

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The design team crew has done their stash quests and prepared these stunning sun scene projects: 

DT/owner Becca=


FQCB #35 required element = inked swiped or swirled scene filled in with matching colored pencils of sunrise scene


and

DT Nana Connie=


FQCB #35 sunrise/sunset element: photo; looks like a desert landscape with a gate in the foreground


Spectacular!!!

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Readers, it's time for you to do your stash questing and create some stunning sun scenes for us. Remember we accept other formats than cards--ATCs, layouts, spreads, journal pages, bookmarks, tags!!

Deadline is 12am CT/Chicago on September 13, 2023.

LINK=

https://fresh.inlinkz.com/p/2be53c1de1e44d78934a71263d4519ca

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So long. Fare thee well. See you soon at the farm! 

FARMQUEST challenge blog

DT members: Dottie S, Nana Connie C, and owner/DT Becca S



Sunday, August 27, 2023

FQCB #34 Barnraiser Recognition Announcement and DT Calls

 WOW! FQCB #34 Boat(s) theme had 5 entries!

Barnraiser recognition goes to these 5 amazing artisans: Aimeslee, DJ/Deb H, Jolanda J, Lynda, and Elizabeth!!! Congrats!!!

 If you're seeing this after the competition is over, our spin-off blog, FarmQuest General Store is an always farm/country anything goes themed blog that runs longer and differently than FQCB. So create a boat, bear, moose, deer, farmhouse kitchen or other project at FQGS. 

And of course check back after 12:00am CT/Chicago August 28, 2023 for the new theme at FQCB.

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Bragging rights badge


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The Barnraisers picks were decided by owner Becca S. So many excellent entries that I couldn't eliminate any from the bragging rights!

In order of entry from the 5 submitted projects:

Entry #1 = Elizabeth H.


Entry #2 = Lynda



Entry #3 = Jolanda J.



Entry #4 = DJ/Deb H.



Entry #5 = Aimeslee W. 




FQCB has been blessed with 5 cute boat themed projects!

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 We are very grateful for your support of our country/rural/outdoors theme!

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So long. Fare thee well. See you soon at the farm!

FQCB DT crew: Dottie, Nana Connie, and Becca

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DT CALLS for FQCB and FQGS: If you're interested in joining us for a short-term basis or long-term as a design team member, send a message to owner Becca Sadler 

heartsquestbybecca@gmail.com

farm/country themes are new on the 14th and 28th of each month

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also DT Call is ongoing for our spin-off challenge blog called FarmQuest General Store (FQGS). 

If interested in being part of a month-long anything farm/country goes themed challenge blog, message owner Becca Sadler at the above address or at

questbybecca@gmail.com

  (current DT for FQGS includes: Kel, Nana Connie, Janis, and Becca)


 

Monday, August 14, 2023

FQCB #34 Theme is Boats starting 14 August 2023

 Howdy! Welcome to FQCB #34 Boats Theme!

(think: small sailboats, rowboats, etc. that would be on the creek, pond, or lake)

August 14-27, 2023 with start and end times at 12:00am CT/Chicago or 6:00am UK for time references. [please note the earlier time by a half hour!!!]

Bragging rights are possible. Barnraisers Top 3 Picks are for 1-40 entries. Top 5 Picks are for 41-80 entries. Top 7 Picks for 81+.

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The design team crew has done their stash quests and prepared these beautiful boat projects:

DT member Nana Connie:

NanaConnie's blog home page


[FQCB #34 required element: rowboat image]

AND

DT member Dottie S:

Dottie's blog home page


[FQCB #34 required element(s): 2 boat print wood die-cuts]

AND

DT/owner Becca

Becca's blog home page


[FQCB #34 required element: wood laser cut sailboat that's been colored with green marker and then has blue glitter paint pen on top.]

Thanks gals for a bounty of creativity!

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It's time to do your stash dives looking for your country boating images and sentiments! Use the Inlinkz tool address to submit your 1-3 entries for theme #34

LINK=

https://fresh.inlinkz.com/p/c3292209984b4b898715ad738e872c81

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Fare thee well! See you at the farm!

FarmQuest Challenge Blog's Design Team: Nana Connie, Dottie, and owner Becca S. 


(if you'd like to join us for 3 months or longer on the design team, go to #33's Barnraisers Recognition posting and look at the bottom portion for how to contact owner Becca)

Sunday, August 13, 2023

FQCB #33 Barnraisers Recognition Announcement for Pigs Theme and the Collaboration with DTCB

 WOW! FQCB #33 Pigs theme had 18 entries!

This theme was a special collaboration competition with Double Trouble! Thank you Suzanne for the invite! 

Barnraiser recognition goes to these 3 amazing artisans: DJ/Deb, Debi B, and Donna S. !!! Congrats!!!

 If you're seeing this after the competition is over, our spin-off blog, FarmQuest General Store is an always farm/country anything goes themed blog that runs longer and differently than FQCB. So create a pig, bear, moose, deer, farmhouse kitchen or other project and enter at FQGS. 

And of course check back after 12:00am CT/Chicago August 14, 2023 for the new theme at FQCB. (new time)

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Bragging rights badge


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The Barnraisers picks were decided by owner Becca S. So many excellent entries!

In reverse order of entry from the 18 submitted projects:

Entry #10 = Donna S.




Entry #8 = Debi B.


 

Entry #17 = Deb H (DJ)



Who knew there were so many stamps, dies, and digital images of pigs!!! The projects were brilliant! And Suzanne (DTCB) picked the perfect complement of 'woodgrain' for the collaboration between the 2 blogs!!

FQCB has been blessed with 18 themed projects! Thanks to our participants! 

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 We are very grateful for your support of our country theme!

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So long. Fare thee well. See you soon at the farm!

FQCB DT crew: Dottie, Nana Connie, and Becca

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DT CALLS for FQCB:

 If you're interested in joining us for a short-term basis or long-term as a design team member, send a message to owner Becca Sadler 

heartsquestbybecca@gmail.com

farm/country themes are new on the 14th and 28th of each month

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for FQGS: 

also DT Call is ongoing for our spin-off challenge blog called FarmQuest General Store (FQGS). 

If interested in being part of a month-long anything farm/country goes themed challenge blog, message owner Becca Sadler at the above address or at

questbybecca@gmail.com

  (current DT for FQGS includes: Kel, Nana Connie, Janis, and Becca)


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