Monday, June 19, 2017

Challenge #52 Under the Sea

Welcome to our 52nd challenge here at AuroraWings with the fun and summery theme of




We want to see mermaids and fishies and sea life, OH MY!

Please don't forget our rules:

No Back Linking
Must be a finished project with a hand colored image following the set theme
ONE ENTRY LIMIT if using an image other than Aurora Wings
THREE ENTRY LIMIT if ALL are Aurora Wings images
Link to specific post, not entire Blog
Link back to Aurora Wings Challenge
You may link to as many other challenges as you like


Our prizes THIS month will include:

1 (one) Artist's Choice Award Winner to be selected from entries using Aurora Wings digis ($20 GC and Badge)

1 (one)  Random Winner ($20 GC)


TOP 3 Winners to be chosen by the DT ($10 GC and Badge)



We're thrilled to have Hath Thi from the AW Showcase Team joining us as Guest Designer for this challenge.

Hath Thi using Whisper of the Sea available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com



Now some inspiration from the Aurora team.

Silvia using Princess of the Sea available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com



Laila using Sea Spirit available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com



Teresa using Little Pirate available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com



Debbie using Whisper of the Sea available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com



Donna using Jellyfish Dance available HERE on AW.com



Gloria using Seahorse available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com



The challenge will be open at 9:00 am EST Monday June 19th and close at 11:55 pm Saturday July 1st 2017. Entries posted prior to June 19th will be deleted. All entries must have a hand colored digital or rubber stamp on their completed project to be eligible. Please follow the chosen theme.  You may enter your project in as many other challenges as desired. Please link to your POST address, NOT your BLOG address and link back to the Aurora Wings Challenge Blog. We would greatly appreciate you removing word verification and switching to comment moderation if you fear spam. In fairness to all, those not following the rules will be deleted. Thank you for your understanding and please have fun. We look forward to your fabulous creations.


Also, because of the difficulties we have experienced with Facebook entries, I regret that we will no longer be accepting them on the Challenge Blog.  Thank you for your understanding.  Feel free, however, to enter your Blog challenge entries in the AW FB Group contest if the theme fits there as well.


If you do not have a blog and would still like to enter this challenge,  please email me at donnamundinger(at)gmail(dot)com with your name, a picture of your entry and Aurora Wings Challenge #52 in the subject line, and I will add it to our Aurora Wings Submissions Blog, where it can be viewed and commented on, and the Linky so you can participate here. Hopefully this will accommodate everyone.  xx




Challenge #51 Winners

Mitzi and the team want to thank all of you who joined us for our 'Celebration' challenge and also for our special 3K Celebration in our FB Group.  How thankful we all are for our many reasons to celebrate.  Here are our amazing challenge winners, who I'm sure will be celebrating today.


The ARTIST'S CHOICE AWARD ($20 GC and Badge) chosen by Mitzi from among the entrants using Aurora Wings images goes to

#10 Wendy Batchen



In Mitzi's own words, "My eyes are drawn to the Primrose Sprite in greens and lemon yellow. She looks so fresh and precious, and the metallic elements in the design really bring pizzazz to this lovely card by Wendy."


The Random Winner goes to
#26 Teresa





And the Top 3 ($10 GC and Badge) in numerical order as they appeared in the challenge, chosen by the Design Team from ALL the entries goes to




A huge Congratulations to our fabulous winners! Please e-mail Mitzi at 
studiomiyabi (at) aol (dot) com, with subject line "AW challenge blog ACA winner/top 3/random winner (*select one that applies to you)" with your list of LINKS (not the titles of the digis) to the digis you wish to receive up to the total amount of your prize.  (all values are in USD, and PLEASE no overages) to receive your prize.

PLEASE NOTE:  PRIZES NOT CLAIMED WITHIN A TWO WEEK PERIOD WILL BE FORFEITED.

Hope to see you all back for our 52nd challenge, hosted by the Aurora Team, which goes live at 9:00am EST today.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Challenge #51 Celebration

Welcome to our 51st challenge here at Aurora Wings with the festive theme of



What do you celebrate?  There are so many occasions, like birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, weddings, Mother's/Father's Day, party invites, holidays and more.  We want to see them!


Please don't forget our rules:

No Back Linking
Must be a finished project with a hand colored image following the set theme
ONE ENTRY LIMIT if using an image other than Aurora Wings
THREE ENTRY LIMIT if ALL are Aurora Wings images
Link to specific post, not entire Blog
Link back to Aurora Wings Challenge
You may link to as many other challenges as you like


Our prizes THIS month will include:

1 (one) Artist's Choice Award Winner to be selected from entries using Aurora Wings digis ($20 GC and Badge)

1 (one)  Random Winner ($20 GC)


TOP 3 Winners to be chosen by the DT ($10 GC and Badge)


Now here is some lovely inspiration from the Stella Team.


Marion using Crocus Sprite available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com



Julie using Cupcake Sprite available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com



Ann-Marie using Veil of Petals available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com



Donna using Holiday Wreath Sprite (scanned from, and exclusive to, the Christmas Sprites Half-Size Mini Coloring Book) available HERE on Etsy



Sara using Circe available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com



RoRa using Poppy Sprite available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com 
and Cherry Sprite available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com



Myndi using Marie Antoinette available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com



Cristena using Beach Puppies available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com



The challenge will be open at 9:00 am EST Monday June 5th and close at 11:55 pm Saturday June 17th 2017. Entries posted prior to June 5th will be deleted. All entries must have a hand colored digital or rubber stamp on their completed project to be eligible. Please follow the chosen theme.  You may enter your project in as many other challenges as desired. Please link to your POST address, NOT your BLOG address and link back to the Aurora Wings Challenge Blog. We would greatly appreciate you removing word verification and switching to comment moderation if you fear spam. In fairness to all, those not following the rules will be deleted. Thank you for your understanding and please have fun. We look forward to your fabulous creations.

Also, because of the difficulties we have experienced with Facebook entries, I regret that we will no longer be accepting them on the Challenge Blog.  Thank you for your understanding.  Feel free, however, to enter your Blog challenge entries in the AW FB Group contest if the theme fits there as well.


If you do not have a blog and would still like to enter this challenge,  please email me at donnamundinger(at)gmail(dot)com with your name, a picture of your entry and Aurora Wings Challenge #51 in the subject line, and I will add it to our Aurora Wings Submissions Blog, where it can be viewed and commented on, and the Linky so you can participate here. Hopefully this will accommodate everyone.  xx



Challenge #50 Winners!

Mitzi and the team want to thank all of you who joined us for our 'My Secret Garden' Challenge. We so enjoyed being transported to such beautiful magical places. Gorgeous entries by all, making our choices so difficult.  But choose we must, and here are our amazing winners.


The ARTIST'S CHOICE AWARD ($20 GC and Badge) chosen by Mitzi from among the entrants using Aurora Wings images goes to

#14 CaroleAnn




In Mitzi's own words,  "CaroleAnn's mermaid project is an amazing stroll through a secret garden under the sea with three beautifully colored mermaids and gorgeous ocean theme embellishments. This is a stunning, creative, and magical take on the theme, and I just LOVE it!"



The Random Winner goes to


#34 Suze




And the Top 3 ($10 GC and Badge) in numerical order as they appeared in the challenge, chosen by the Design Team from ALL the entries goes to



#26 Scraplyan




A huge Congratulations to our fabulous winners! Please e-mail Mitzi at 
studiomiyabi (at) aol (dot) com, with subject line "AW challenge blog ACA winner/top 3/random winner (*select one that applies to you)" with your list of LINKS (not the titles of the digis) to the digis you wish to receive up to the total amount of your prize.  (all values are in USD, and PLEASE no overages) to receive your prize.

PLEASE NOTE:  PRIZES NOT CLAIMED WITHIN A TWO WEEK PERIOD WILL BE FORFEITED.

Hope to see you all back for our 51st challenge, hosted by the Stella Team, which goes live at 9:00am EST today.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Challenge #50! My Secret Garden

WOW!  It's hard to believe that this is our 50th Challenge here at Aurora Wings and Mitzi and the team want to express our heartfelt thanks to you, our devoted fans, who keep this a fun and exciting endeavor. Flowers and Fantasy are hallmarks of Mitzi's gorgeous Aurora Wings images so our theme this challenge is My Secret Garden, hosted by the Aurora Team, three of whom have been with Aurora Wings from the very first challenge.




Please don't forget our rules:

No Back Linking
Must be a finished project with a hand colored image following the set theme
ONE ENTRY LIMIT if using an image other than Aurora Wings
THREE ENTRY LIMIT if ALL are Aurora Wings images
Link to specific post, not entire Blog
Link back to Aurora Wings Challenge
You may link to as many other challenges as you like


Our prizes THIS month will include:

1 (one) Artist's Choice Award Winner to be selected from entries using Aurora Wings digis ($20 GC and Badge)

1 (one)  Random Winner ($20 GC)


TOP 3 Winners to be chosen by the DT ($10 GC and Badge)


Now please welcome Debra Shaw, from the AW Showcase Team, joining us as Guest Designer for this challenge.  We're thrilled to have her!

Please visit Debra's blog.

Debra using Pansy Sprite available HERE on AW.com







And how about some additional inspiration from the Aurora Team?


Laila using Primrose Elf Available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com



Silvia using Angel of Sympathy available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com



Teresa using Dark Princess available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com



Debbie using Windows to Your Soul-Dark Version Available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com, Hibiscus Available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com and Easter Bunny 2-pack available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com



Donna using Lady Blossom available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com,
Hydrangea Fairy 2 available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com and 
Pixie available HERE on Etsy and HERE on AW.com




The challenge will be open at 9:00 am EST Monday May 15th and close at 11:55 pm Saturday June 3rd 2017. Entries posted prior to May 15th will be deleted. All entries must have a hand colored digital or rubber stamp on their completed project to be eligible. Please follow the chosen theme.  You may enter your project in as many other challenges as desired. Please link to your POST address, NOT your BLOG address and link back to the Aurora Wings Challenge Blog. We would greatly appreciate you removing word verification and switching to comment moderation if you fear spam. In fairness to all, those not following the rules will be deleted. Thank you for your understanding and please have fun. We look forward to your fabulous creations.

Also, because of the difficulties we have experienced with Facebook entries, I regret that we will no longer be accepting them on the Challenge Blog.  Thank you for your understanding.  Feel free, however, to enter your Blog challenge entries in the AW FB Group contest if the theme fits there as well.


If you do not have a blog and would still like to enter this challenge,  please email me at donnamundinger(at)gmail(dot)com with your name, a picture of your entry and Aurora Wings Challenge #50 in the subject line, and I will add it to our Aurora Wings Submissions Blog, where it can be viewed and commented on, and the Linky so you can participate here. Hopefully this will accommodate everyone.  xx