In the Forums

Register

Today's Posts

Search

Get the Weekly
Inkling
newsletter





Previous Issues

Get Social

Splitcoaststampers on InstagramLike Splitcoaststampers on FacebookFollow Splitcoaststampers on TwitterPit Splitcoaststampers on Pinterest

Sponsored Ads


 
Splitcoaststampers.com - the world's #1 papercrafting community
You're currently viewing Splitcoaststampers as a GUEST. We pride ourselves on being great hosts, but guests have limited access to some of our incredible artwork, our lively forums and other super cool features of the site! You can join our incredible papercrafting community at NO COST. So what are you waiting for?

Join the party at Splitcoaststampers today!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-08-2019, 04:10 AM   #1
Splitcoast Dirty Dozen Alumni
SCS Gallery Moderator
Splitcoast Challenge Hostess
Teapot Tuesday TEAm
 
Cook22's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Posts: 100,807
Default WT731 ~ Star Quality ~ {03/14/2019}

Happy Thursday to you all. I know that in America your clocks have Sprung forward (not till the end of the month for us Europeans) and that those of our community down under are starting to enjoy some welcome autumn weather. Here we're gearing up for a holiday weekend, with St. Patrick's Day falling on a Sunday this year. I hope you'll think that stars are always in season, because that's our focus today, with gold as a bonus.

The RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) gave the first ever Gold Award on this day in 1958 to Perry Como, for his hit single "Catch a Falling Star". The next award, the first for an album, came four months later for the cast recording of Oklahoma!, featuring Gordon Macrae.

So today's challenge is to feature stars on our cards or projects, with a bonus for gold. If you really aim to be outstanding you could toss in some platinum or diamond too; Platinum Awards were introduced in the seventies to mark sales of over one million, and by the nineties, the Diamond Award was introduced to honour sales of over 10 million.

Since embedded videos are currently not working - if you want to hear Perry Como singing, here's a link to YouTube. I'm sorry I can't include the video in the thread unless by some miracle my final attempt at it actually finally works.



Once you've created your stellar project, upload it with the keyword WT731, and then come back and share a link here - that makes it easy for people to find your card .


Here's a link to our WT731 Star Quality gallery


Here's a link to my sample: WT731 Lucky Wishes


If you're not sure how to add a link, here's how:
1. Open 2 windows or tabs: one for your card in the gallery, and one for this thread
2. In this thread, click on reply and type anything you want to show before the link.
3. Go to your card window. Highlight the address for your card. (It says www. splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/showphoto..... and so on)
4. Click EDIT. Click COPY
5. Go back to this thread. Click PASTE.



As always, my thanks to the team for their shining samples: Lisa, Toni and Cathy
Attached Thumbnails
3-14-19-congratulations.jpg   birthday-sdd.jpg   wt731cook22.jpg   wt731wishingstar.jpg  

Last edited by Cook22; 03-15-2019 at 05:52 AM..
Cook22 is offline  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2019, 09:17 PM   #2
Swapper of the Month November 2012
 
parknslide's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Madtown Wi
Posts: 16,378
Default

My card is a rolo: WT731-Be Gin by parknslide - at Splitcoaststampers
__________________
Stamp N Plus Scrap N Design Team Member
My Blog: http://paulettesapaper-artzy.blogspot.com/
I was addicted to the Hokey Pokey but I've turned myself around.

Fan Club Member
parknslide is offline  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2019, 03:55 AM   #3
Stazon Splitcoast
 
hobbydujour's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: St. Louis, MO
Posts: 74,781
Default

Loved your challenge, Sabrina.....and also the background history you researched. Thanks.

LOVE YOU
__________________
Sallie
hobbydujour is offline  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2019, 04:48 AM   #4
Splitcoast Dirty Dozen
Creative Crew SU Design Team Alumni
 
cjzim's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Southwest Michigan
Posts: 29,374
Default

Sabrina, I couldn't believe it when I read your write up ( very interesting, BTW). For whatever unknown reason, my husband woke up singing "Oklahoma" from that play/movie this morning! After which I swung into my rendition of "Oh, What a Beautiful Morning". LOL!!!
cjzim is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
JRHolbrook likes this post.
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2019, 04:49 AM   #5
Splitcoast Dirty Dozen
Creative Crew SU Design Team Alumni
 
cjzim's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Southwest Michigan
Posts: 29,374
Default

P.S. I'm old enough to remember hearing Perry Como's "Catch a Falling Star" on my dad's car radio : )
cjzim is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
JRHolbrook likes this post.
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2019, 04:56 AM   #6
Splitcoast Dirty Dozen
 
jkanack's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
Posts: 10,748
Default

Oh Perry Como, such a smooth singer. I remember watching his show on tv (black and white of course). And he was a wonderful family man, very devoted. I'll be playing today, now that I'm home from spending a few days with my littles. I slept 12 hours last night.
__________________
Jean Bean the Dancing Queen
"You can play a shoestring if you're sincere." -John Coltrane
jkanack is offline  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
JRHolbrook likes this post.
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2019, 05:52 AM   #7
Splitcoast Dirty Dozen
Splitcoast Challenge Hostess
Teapot Tuesday TEAm
 
snietje's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: near Lourdes in France
Posts: 26,891
Default

What a beautiful song!! and my little girl has caught some...

WT731, Starry Night by snietje - at Splitcoaststampers
__________________
Anita

We do what we can with what we've got !!

Come to the TEA-party every Tuesday
snietje is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2019, 05:53 AM   #8
Stazon Splitcoast
 
Precious Kitty's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Rogers, AR
Posts: 22,356
Default

Sabrina you find the neatest information!! Here is my little boy being a star on his birthday!

WT731 Star on His Birthday
__________________
Jan

'Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ'. Philippians 1:6


Precious Kitty is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2019, 06:43 AM   #9
Splitcoast Dirty Dozen
Creative Crew SU Design Team Alumni
 
cjzim's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Southwest Michigan
Posts: 29,374
Default

Here's my card for this starry challenge ~

Scattering Stars
__________________
Claudia
Splitcoast Fan Club Member
cjzim is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2019, 07:47 AM   #10
Proud Fan Club Member
 
JRHolbrook's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Location: Wisconsin summer and Arizona winter
Posts: 3,814
Default

Thanks for a fun challenge Sabrina! Of course, now I'm going to be singing Perry Como's song "Catch a Falling Star" all day! It sure brought back good memories. I remember our old black and white TV and every Saturday night Perry Como was on when my mom and dad would be getting ready to go out to play cards with friends.
__________________
Judy aka Gracie
"Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud."
Maya Angelou
JRHolbrook is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2019, 04:40 PM   #11
Forum Fanatic
 
luvs2stamp2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: New Hampshire
Posts: 9,969
Default

Wishing Stars
__________________
Vicki
Fan Club Member
QFTD-205
luvs2stamp2 is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2019, 09:56 PM   #12
Splitcoast Dirty Dozen Alumni
My Pinkie is Inkie in Boxertown
 
wannabcre8tive's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Boxertown USA, IL
Posts: 61,422
Default

Here is my card:

Stars & Horses
__________________
View My Gallery
Shirley


I design for Blue Knight Rubber Stamp and QKR Stampede. F4A Hostess


My Pinkie is Inkie Blog
wannabcre8tive is offline  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-2019, 03:07 AM   #13
Gallery Gazer
 
niki1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Posts: 6,402
Default

Thanks Sabrina for the challenge !
Here is my card:
WT731 Bright stars for Christmas by niki1 - at Splitcoaststampers

niki
__________________
Here is my gallery
niki1 is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-2019, 06:58 AM   #14
Splitcoast Dirty Dozen
Stamps for Smiles
 
basement stamper's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Somewhere in the middle
Posts: 28,873
Default

Thanks for this fun challenge and thanks to Jen for pointing out this challenge that fits with the card I made! Here's mine: Time to Shine
__________________
*Vicki*
~ my blog
"Go Stamp some Smiles"
basement stamper is offline  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-2019, 07:28 AM   #15
Embossing Fanatic
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Posts: 64
Default

Purple stars for a special lil girl. Here's my take on Star Quality
StuffbySteph is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-2019, 08:23 AM   #16
Splitcoast Dirty Dozen
 
pvilbaum's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Halfway between Dallas and Houston
Posts: 17,967
Default

Here's the link:You're my star by StuffbySteph - at Splitcoaststampers
pvilbaum is offline  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-2019, 11:25 AM   #17
Splitcoast Dirty Dozen
Proud Fan Club Member
 
Lv2grdn's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2016
Location: NW Wisconsin
Posts: 7,790
Default

Thanks for the sparkling challenge Sabrina!
MMTPT555 Desert Rose by Lv2grdn - at Splitcoaststampers
__________________
~Jeannie~

Be the reason someone smiles today!
Lv2grdn is offline  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-2019, 01:51 PM   #18
Proud Fan Club Member
 
JRHolbrook's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2017
Location: Wisconsin summer and Arizona winter
Posts: 3,814
Default

Thanks for a fun challenge Sabrina! Still singing "Catch a Falling Star"! Here's my card:

Mermaid Pets by JRHolbrook - at Splitcoaststampers
__________________
Judy aka Gracie
"Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud."
Maya Angelou
JRHolbrook is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-2019, 02:08 PM   #19
Stazon Splitcoast
 
susanbri's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Posts: 18,558
Default

Great challenge! I love stars as a theme. Here's my card:

Hanging Star by susanbri - at Splitcoaststampers
__________________
Susan

My SCS gallery is here should you care to look! Or please visit my blog, Cardmaker's Garret.
susanbri is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 03-16-2019, 03:15 PM   #20
Splitcoast Dirty Dozen Alumni
Favorites Team Notifier
Splitcoast Challenge Hostess
 
Stamperrobin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Oakhurst, near Yosemite Nat'l Park.
Posts: 43,842
Default

Hi Sabrina, thanks for the challenge!
WT IC A Dream RobinC by Stamperrobin - at Splitcoaststampers
Thanks for looking!
__________________
Blessings, Robin
My Blog-InkMagination
Prov. 18:21 Speak life!
QFTD201; F4A Hostess
Dirty Dozen Alumni
Heartfelt Creations DT;
DRS DT;Blue Knight Rubber Stamps DT
Stamperrobin is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2019, 02:51 AM   #21
Splitcoast Dirty Dozen
Proud Fan Club Member
 
Margscardcrazy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Brisbane Queensland Australia
Posts: 7,423
Default

Here's mine Star Bright
__________________

Marg down under
My Gallery - My Blog

"To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow" - Kurt Vonnegut


Margscardcrazy is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2019, 05:16 PM   #22
Splitcoast Dirty Dozen
Splitcoast Challenge Hostess
 
DCinkit's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Arizona
Posts: 50,809
Default

Fun challenge! Thank you.

FS632 WT731 Star You Are by DCinkit - at Splitcoaststampers

TFL
__________________
Sketch Challenge New layout every Wednesday
Card Angel with Chemo Angels
~ Diane
DCinkit is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 03-20-2019, 08:08 PM   #23
Splitcoast Dirty Dozen
 
berlycece's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: On SCS
Posts: 34,317
Default

My card has embossed stars in the background and a few enamel stars, too

CC731 for Reagan by berlycece - at Splitcoaststampers
__________________
Kim in Illinois Proud SCS Fan Club Member!!
My Gallery QFTD#207 My blog: Stamping for LIFE!

Summer VSN: Rock Star!
PRIZE WINNERS HERE!

berlycece is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Old 03-29-2019, 10:48 AM   #24
Proud Fan Club Member
 
cdimick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Sacramento
Posts: 19,719
Default

Fun challenge and an excuse to use my sparkly gold star stickers!

Christmas Arrow Fun
__________________
Catherine

Featured Stamper 637
Phillippians 1:6
cdimick is online now  
Tweet this Post! Share on Facebook Reddit!! Pin on Pinterest! Share on Google+!
Reply With Quote
Reply





Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off