Thursday, March 28, 2024

FQCB #48 Log Cabin or Cottage Theme Bragging Rights Announcement on 27 March 2024

 YEE-HAW!! FQCB #48 Log Cabins or Cottages theme had 3 entries!!!

Barnraiser recognition goes to these 3 amazing artisans to share the Top 3 Barnraiser badge: Jolanda J, Deb H/DJ, and Granmargaret!!! Congrats! 

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Readers:

Check back after 12:00am CT/Chicago March 28, 2024 for the new theme at FQCB.

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The Barnraisers picks were decided by owner Becca S.  

in order of entry:

#1 was made by Granmargaret:



#2 was made by Deb H (DJ):



#3 was made by Jolanda J:



Each of these are outstanding interpretations! 

We love these unique cards! Such different perspectives of rural settings!

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Thanks for participating!

We appreciate your support very much!

FQCB design team Nana Connie and Becca S



FQCB #49 Theme is Bird Homes starting 28 March 2023

Howdy! Welcome to FQCB #49 Bird Homes Theme!

We're looking for coops, feeders, nests, and/or bird houses, etc. with your farm country charm style. 

Show us your countryside charm.

March 28-April 13, 2024 with start and end times at 12:00am CT/Chicago or 6:00am UK for time references.

Bragging rights are possible when there are at least 5 or more entries. Barnraisers Top 3 Picks are for 1-40 entries. Top 5 Picks are for 41-80 entries. 

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

DT member Nana Connie=



[#49 required elements: birdhouse;
other country elements are raspberries and blossoms, wood ring slices paper]


and
Owner/DT member Becca=


[#49 required elements: nest resting in tree branches;
other country elements are leaves, cork bird, leafy print border]


 Terrific interpretations for theme #49!

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Future participants: use the following Inlinkz tool address to submit your 1-3 bird homes/feeders/nests themed projects for #49. Deadline is April 13 at 12:00am CT/Chicago. Bragging rights are possible when there are 5 or more entries. We have tiers of recognition based on volume of submissions: Top 3 for 1-40 entries, Top 5 for 41-80 entries, and Top 7 for 81+. 

LINK=




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See you later. Fare thee well. Come back often for more of our country charm!

FarmQuest design team: NanaConnie and owner Becca S

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DT Call:

We would love to have 2 more artisans (bloggers and/or IG) who don't mind linking up/networking in other challenge blogs and/or Facebook crafting groups, YouTube video tutorials, Instagram, etc. If you love farm/country/outdoor/rural topics and creating themed projects before each 14th and 28th, then email message FQCB owner Becca Sadler at=

heartsquestbybecca@gmail.com

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Support your local farm country blogs=

our spin-off blogs are FarmQuest General Store challenge blog, FarmQuest HomeStyle Kitchen Challenges blog and FarmQuest Country Christmas challenge blog that are set up differently, also need more DT members.

 FQGS is a monthly competition with anything goes farm and/or country topics. FQGS starts on Day 7.

and

FQHSKCB is a monthly competition start on Day 2 of each month. It is always an anything food goes for theme with an always option to include country farmhouse vibe.

and

FQCCCB is about exterior Christmas decorations and/or snowy/icy landscape scenes on cards, gift tags, gift cards/money holders, and/or package toppers for bread, candy, etc. FQCCCB starts on Day 7.   

  

If interested, message me/Becca at=

questbybecca@gmail.com

   

Thursday, March 14, 2024

FQCB #48 Theme of Log Cabin or Cottage starts 14 March 2024

 Howdy! Welcome to FQCB #48 Log Cabin or Cottage Theme!

We're looking for these rustic home styles whether by photograph, clipart, stamp, etc. with your farm country charm. 

Show us your countryside charm.

March 14-27, 2024 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. 

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


DT member Nana Connie: using a log cabin photo with a historical print wallpaper sample background=


and

DT/owner Becca: using a log cabin clipart image against a pine forest print cardstock background=



Both projects have that historic rustic charm!


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Future participants: use the following Inlinkz tool address to submit your 1-3 log cabin or cottage themed projects for #48. Deadline is March 27 at 12:00am CT/Chicago. Bragging rights are possible. We have 3 tiers of recognition based on volume of submissions: Top 3 for 1-40 entries, Top 5 for 41-80 entries, and Top 7 for 81+. 

LINK=




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See you later. Fare thee well. Come back often for more of our country charm!

FarmQuest design team: NanaConnie and owner Becca

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DT Call:

We would love to have 2 more artisans (bloggers and/or IG) who don't mind linking up/networking in other challenge blogs and/or Facebook crafting groups, YouTube video tutorials, Instagram, etc. If you love farm/country/outdoor/rural topics and creating themed projects before each 14th and 28th, then email message FQCB owner Becca Sadler at=

heartsquestbybecca@gmail.com

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Support your local farm country blogs=

FarmQuest (farm/country themes new on the 14th and 28th of each month)

FarmQuest General Store (anything farm/country goes topics on an offset month-long time period; current is March 7- April 5)

FarmQuest Country Christmas (anything goes country Christmas/snowy winter also on an offset month-long time period; current is March 7- April 5)

FarmQuest HomeStyle Kitchen (anything food goes starting on day 2 of each month and ending on the last day of the month)

It is permissible to 'double dip' between these challenge blogs. 

EXAMPLES:

1. The FQCB #48 log cabin or cottage theme can be linked to FQGS since it is anything goes farm/country. 
2. The FQCB #48 log cabin or cottage theme if shown in a snowy/icy setting and with a Christmas or winter wishes expression, it could be linked to FQCCCB.
3. The FQCB #48 log cabin or cottage theme if it is shown with pumpkins, cornstalks, tomato plants, apple tree, etc. (some food source/item), it could be linked to FQHSKCB. 
Cool!!!!
 

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

FQCB #47 Bragging Rights Announcement on 13 March 2024

YEE-HAW!! FQCB #47 Things Found in a Country Field theme had 11 entries!!!

Barnraiser recognition goes to these 3 amazing artisans to share the Top 3 Barnraiser badge: Aimeslee, Brandi (on IG), and Elle-jeanne!!! Congrats! 

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Readers:

Check back after 12:00am CT/Chicago March 14, 2024 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.  

in order of entry:

#1 sheep, barns, windmills card by Aimeslee


and

#7 scrapbook layout entry about piglets by Brandi

Instagram entry

https://www.instagram.com/p/C4GC0Iqu4Az/?igsh=dzc5Z2xqazlvNGd4


and

#8 cows in pasture card by Elle-jeanne


Excellent entries! All things found in a country field! 

Other entries included bees, watermelon, rabbits, carrot, clover, more cows, wildflowers, and chickens!!

Farm country classics!

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

FQCB DT duo: Nana Connie and Becca

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DT CALL 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

FarmQuest challenge blog offers new

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

 

FQCB #54 Theme of Farmyard Equipment starts 14 June 2024

  Howdy! Welcome to FQCB #54 Farmyard Equipment Theme! We're looking for those small useful structures like wells, handpumps, windmills,...