Creative Embellishments just turned 5 and to celebrate, we’re hosting a HUGE online Birthday Crop filled with 8 mini challenges and 9 amazing prizes!!! Be sure to join our fan group on Facebook and click “going” on the event in order to play along and enter to win some fabulous goodies! The challenges begin today, September 15th at 9 am ET and entries must be posted by midnight on Monday, September 17 (which is technically September 18th at 12 am ET).


The project entered must be created by you and must be NEW as of September 15th at 9 am ET. Please do not enter previously created projects that happen to fit a challenge criteria.

Combining with other off-site challenges is permitted, however, please DO NOT combine crop challenges with each other since we are already offering a bonus prize opportunity.

You do NOT need to use CE products on your projects to enter and win prizes! However, for those who do use CE products on their entries, there’s a BONUS PRIZE opportunity, so you have 2 chances to win with each project you create using CE products!

Entries for all crop challenges must be posted by midnight ET September 17th, which is 12 am ET September 18th, to qualify.

Here are the challenges to pick from…complete 1 or all 8! It’s completely up to you!


Nicolle Kramer‘s Challenge – Create a Steampunk themed project – any project type (card, tag, layout, altered art, canvas, mini album, pocket letter, etc).

Dana Tatar‘s Challenge – Stash Challenge – use up your oldest crafting materials! The older the better! – any project type.


Marci Bensing‘s Challenge – Inspo Word Challenge – Let  1 or more of the words from the phrase “Happy 5th Anniversary” inspire you! You can interpret this in any creative way you’d like – any project type.


Debbie Sherman‘s Challenge – Mood Board Challenge with recipe (the mood board image is posted in the event) – Use the mood board any way it inspires you. Ingredients – Chipboard, lace, flowers, colors or textures – any project type. 


Heather Thompson‘s Challenge – Card/Tag/ATC Challenge – any style.


Krystle Thomas‘s Challenge – Create a Birthday themed project – any project type.


Jennifer Snyder‘s Challenge -Create a Beach Themed project – any project type.


Doris Widder‘s Challenge – Either alter a package or create one! Either take an empty container and alter it or make an envelope box, gift bag, etc.


A total of FOUR $30 gift vouchers and 4 incredible prize packs will be awarded for the 8 challenges:


BONUS PRIZE – IF you did use CE products on ANY or ALL of the 8 challenges, enter your project on the bonus prize post, as well as on the challenge post for an extra chance to win a prize! One random winner will be selected from the projects posted to this thread to win this amazing prize pack: 


Link to our facebook fan group (join and click “going” on the event to play along:

We hope to see YOU there! 😀