FTR5 Top Chef Quickfire Challenge

Catered Crop Top Chef Design Team


There's no judges table and no elimination – just delicious, culinary delights from our Top Chef Designers. This go-round you're in for a special treat because the Design Team from our sponsor, Stampotique Originals, is joining our Quickfire. Take a whiff of what our Top Chefs and Celebrity Chefs have made for the Follow The Recipe #5 (FTR5) challenge. Oh my goodness gracious gravy with bacon!


Here's our inspiration project and the ingredients for our challenge.

Follow the Recipe 5

  • Cardstock – red, pink and white
  • Pattern Paper – geometric or repeating patterns
  • Stamps – an image with a sheep/lamb, mother/child, kisses, or a sentiment about love
  • Color Mediums – Copic markers, black or blue ink
  • Tools – art sponges; square or scallop die cuts or punches; embossing folders
  • Embellishments – ribbon, brads, tag
  • Techniques – sponging  or air brushing a sky
  • Theme love, mother/child
  • Shapes hearts, swirls and scallops
  • Other a tag with a sentiment

And here's what our Chefs cooked up and the ingredients they used from the recipe . . . Just click on the picture to go to the designer's blog post and get all their details. Feast you eyes!


Libby Hickson FTR5

Libby Hickson, Libby's Stamping Addiction
Red, pink and white colors scheme, "geometric" patterned paper, Copic markers & black ink.
She also used Denise's sponging technique and included some hearts and swirls.


Jeanie Witmer FTR5

Jeanie Witmer, The Spotted Chick
Red, pink and white colors, repeating patterned paper, a sentiment about love,
Copic markers, black ink, art sponges, scallop die cuts, ribbon, brad, tag, and sponging.


Willie Anderson, The Time to Enjoy the Simple Things in Life
Red, white and black colors, embossig folder, ribbon and heart shaped brads.


Joanne Wardle, Made by Joanne
Red and white colors, brads, ribbon, hearts, and a sentiment about love.


Jane Wetzel, Anything but Plain Jane
Reds and pinks, ribbon, repeating pattern paper, and that lovey-dovey theme.


Nellie van Leeuwen, Dutch Stamptramp
Red, pinks and black, embossing folder, brads, hearts and swirls


R. Maria Sabina, Lollyrot Scrapbooking
Red, pink , white,black , ribbon , brads, love theme, heart-shaped brads, a child, and black ink.

And stay tuned . . . even more inspiration from our Chefs is on its way.


Don't you love all those gorgeous Stampotique images? I'm so stoked that they're our sponsor for this challenge and their team joined us. Remember, a randomly chosen player will get to spend $30 at Stampotique Originals on yummy rubbah. Oooo, and if you use the same love theme, the Stampotique Designers Challenge Blog is also running a challenge this week about, yep, love.

You can play along with the Follow-the-Recipe Challenge just by using any ingredient or technique in the inspiration project at the top of this post. Cook it up anyway you like it and then just link us to your project by using the InLinz tool at the FTR Challenge post, here. You have until Thursday, February 17, 8:00 PM CST. Oooo, come cook with us.


Sweet Comments

  1. Oooh what an honor to be featured along side the Stampotique designers! YAY!! Love everyone's creations!!

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