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StampingQueenJAR 05-07-2009 06:48 PM

LSC219 - THAT'S A Holiday? {5/8/09}
 
LSC219 – THAT’S A Holiday???

I just can’t believe we are into the second week of May already! Mother’s Day is almost here, and Memorial Day is later in the month, but will be here sooner than we know it. But there are many other holidays in May too.

For this challenge we are making projects that reflect and represent any May celebration or holiday. I have listed a few fun ones, and some traditional holidays as well, but you are welcome to Google “May holidays” as there are MANY more! (Who decides this stuff anyway?)
Did you know May 8th (this post date) is NO SOCKS Day and HAVE A COKE Day?? Sounds good to me!

And Moms will like May 10th – CLEAN UP YOUR ROOM Day!

Please upload only NEW creations for this challenge.
Your project should clearly show the theme of your chosen May holiday or celebration. No other limits. List your holiday in your description, please.

Keyword: LSC219 (no spaces)

May is:
American Bike Month
Asparagus Month
Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
National BBQ Month
National Egg Month
National Strawberry Month

During May:
Save the Rhino Day (May 1)
Teacher Appreciation Week
National Pet Week
Mother’s Day (second Sunday in May)
Twilight Zone Day (May 11)
National Dance Like a Chicken Day (May 14)
Armed Forces Day (third Saturday in May)
Pack Rat Day (May 17)
Circus Day (May 19th)
Memorial Day (May 30th-observed last Monday in May)

Again, there are many more – these are just to get you going!

MY SAMPLE for Armed Forces Day

LSC219 Gallery Quicklink

Uploading: Remember the keyword is without spaces. Use a comma between keywords with a space after each comma.

If you are new to the challenges, please feel free to do this one or ANY of the challenges at any time. There is no time limit. They are not races to see who can do one first, nor are they contests of any sort. All the challenges are simply to provide inspiration and to get us stamping!


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LaLatty 05-07-2009 07:00 PM

What a great idea for a challenge, thanks for posting early. I especially love the May 10th – CLEAN UP YOUR ROOM Day! I'm going to have to tell my daughter that one...LOL

NCSUnikki 05-07-2009 07:02 PM

If I had a rhino stamp of some sort, I would totally do that one :) I shall try to think of something brilliant and post in the a.m.!

va.sunshine 05-07-2009 07:10 PM

thanks for the May holiday list, wow there are alot...fun challenge! *~*

schirmcat 05-07-2009 07:23 PM

OMG I just googled it and I cannot believe all the holidays!!! I found some good ones to add to your list on one site, but you may just have to wait to see my card first, snicker!

chrisations.ink 05-07-2009 07:28 PM

Some of these are so silly - which of course makes me want to try one! Thanks for the fun, Judy!

CCamTP 05-07-2009 07:31 PM

Good. I made lots of Mother's Day cards for a yard sell but I didn't keep one for MY Mom.

daiseyfreak 05-07-2009 07:43 PM

fun, fun, here's mine!

http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/ga...0&ppuser=75916

TreasureOiler 05-07-2009 08:09 PM

LOL....I love this challenge! We had a DD month like this and it was sooooooooo much fun! Thanks Judy for suggesting this one...hehe...can't wait to play tomorrow!

Princessheather 05-07-2009 08:11 PM

Here's Mine:

http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/ga...9512?cat=15688

Tenia Sanders-Nelson 05-07-2009 08:12 PM

What a fun challenge!! I decided to choose the National Day of Prayer(that's today...for a few more hours..lol). Thanks for the fun!! Here is my card:
http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/ga...0&ppuser=53908

Thanks for looking!!!
-t

luvmyboys&stampin 05-07-2009 08:15 PM

oh I am ALLLL over May 17th! Pack Rat Day??!! who knew they had a day just for me! *giggle* *snort*
Thanks Judy! too fun!

jojot 05-07-2009 08:22 PM

Okay.....here is one I made specifically for National Flower Month....

Happy Flower Month

and here is one I was uploading tonight for the Stampin B's challenge whish also honors National Flower Month.

Stampin B's Highlight jhg
Thanks for looking. :-D

lazylizard 05-07-2009 08:34 PM

How fun this challenge is!!! I had to hop right on that Pack Rat day, May 17th. Here's my favorite pack rack ever:

Stella Stamper

LilLuvsStampin 05-07-2009 09:01 PM

What a fun idea for a challenge, Judy!

Stinkerbell 05-07-2009 09:51 PM

Perfect timing for Teacher Appreciation cards!
http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/ga...0&ppuser=28409

Thanks for the challenge!
Steph

jdmommy 05-07-2009 10:19 PM

Here is mine, for May 12th, Kite Day:

http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/ga...&ppuser=136194

LaurieF 05-08-2009 12:45 AM

Here is my card - Sunflower Thanks. I will give this card and the coordinating basket I made yesterday to my twin's teacher and to each of my hostesses this month.

markie's mom 05-08-2009 01:57 AM

GREAT challenge, Judy!

I needed to make a Mother's Day card for Mother from my siblings, so I went with a "traditional" holiday!

Here's today's submission

angelladcrockett 05-08-2009 02:30 AM

Okay, I kinda cheated....I had just posted my card lastnight when I saw this challenge. It fit my card, so I jumped on the bandwagon!!! I will try tonight to choose a holiday and make one from scratch! Thanks, Judy!
Oh, here is my card: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/ga...0&ppuser=84051

resqbarbie 05-08-2009 02:43 AM

Too Funny! I looked it up and found May 13th is Root Canal Appreciation Day! ROFL..... I'll have to get to this one late today or tomorrow...my rugs are being cleaned today!

DawnL 05-08-2009 03:10 AM

:lol:thanks Judy! FUN!

n5stamper 05-08-2009 03:32 AM

Here is my CRMC NATIONAL HOSPITAL WEEK.

va.sunshine 05-08-2009 04:04 AM

here is mine

Let's Pray

Vicky Gould 05-08-2009 04:13 AM

Had to do another before rushing out the door - not my best, but done in a hurry. Thanks for looking.

Memorial Day

Out the door, back later to comment.

jandjccc 05-08-2009 04:14 AM

I love all the choices to pick from today.
Here's my card......
http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/ga...&ppuser=133128

gregzgurl 05-08-2009 04:22 AM

So how fun is THIS?!?!?! Thanks, Judy! I immediately knew which holiday I wanted (even knew what stamp and sentiment I would use!), and then my husband validated my choice without even knowing it... My card is here:
http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/ga...0&ppuser=78493
Thanks for looking!

debhorst 05-08-2009 04:33 AM

Here you have it:

http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/ga...0&ppuser=74842

In honor of National BBQ month!!

Cici510 05-08-2009 04:35 AM

How funny! May 10th is also my birthday. I'll have to tell my boys that this is also national clean your room day! LOL Fantastic challenge!!

jellychick 05-08-2009 04:39 AM

Here is my card! Happy Mother's Day!

yellowrose46 05-08-2009 04:56 AM

Judy, don't forget it's National Nurses' Week in Canada from May 10-16.

pegmac71 05-08-2009 04:59 AM

Thanks Judy for a unique and fun challenge!!
My Card

princessp1971 05-08-2009 05:02 AM

What a fun challenge I have two picked out but will have to wait until after my PT/OT appointment.

stampersandee 05-08-2009 05:07 AM

Here ya go Judy!

Seriously?!

mlj-mlj 05-08-2009 05:12 AM

I love this challenge, Judy! Definitely playing tonight after work. Have a GREAT day everyone! and Happy Mother's Day a few days early.
hugs and smiles!

Tami Mayberry 05-08-2009 05:29 AM

I love making these kinds of cards!! Thanks for the challenge. Here is mine: Indulge

TFL!

dawnmercedes 05-08-2009 05:31 AM

ooh! THanks for the list of holidays...going to have a fun time picking one out!

Biggan 05-08-2009 05:33 AM

Lovely challenge! Thanks! Here´s mine!

http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/ga...&ppuser=125756

TFL
Birgit/Biggan

cindy_haffner 05-08-2009 05:38 AM

Wonderful Challenge I did National BBQ Month. BBQ Riley

jljones413 05-08-2009 06:04 AM

Thanks for the super challenge, Judy. We do seem to have alot of Holidays in May. I chose to honor the Memorial Day Holiday. Here is my CARD.


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