The Technique Challenge last Monday, here on SCS, was to use twine in a unique way. I know that wrapping and tying isn't very unique, but I coiled some twine to make "buttons" for the center of the motifs.
The OLW challenge at Simplicity was to do a Birthday card for a guy. And it has to be one layer with minimum embellishments. I've had this set for years but had never used this particular stamp in it. Now I can say that I have used every stamp in this set. A good feeling.