Tuesday, May 21, 2024

FQGS #16.5 Reminder Notice on 21 May 2024

 Thanks for coming out to the country and stopping at the general store! 

Howdy!  Come In. Take a Look Around. 

FarmQuest General Store challenge blog

What: FQGS #16.5 Reminder Post

When: Midway Point is May 21 and #16 ends on June 5, 2024 at 12am CT/Chicago. 

Theme: anything farm or country goes topics; country can be backyard, rural, woods, forest, desert, mountains, creek, river, pond, lake, swamp, farmhouse kitchen, orchard, winery, etc.

Formats: cards, ATCs, tags, bookmarks, calendars and planners, journal pages or spreads, TN pages or spreads, larger scrapbook layouts


DT inspiration=

NEW DT member LeeAnn =

an anything farm and/or country goes project =

Welcome to the FQGS design team, LeeAnn!!! We're excited to have your terrific talents shared with us!


NEW DT member Bec Ann

using "Fresh Baked" digi by QKRS

Welcome to the FQGS Design Team, Bec Ann!!!! We're excited to also have your terrific talents shared with us!!


using "Gathering Hearts" variations #2 & #3 by QKRS (Becca)

1st usage was for main posting on May 7, 2024


These are 2 of three images by QKR Stampede available to a random-picked participant in #16. 

LINK to #16 main launch posting for May 7, 2024


FarmQuest General Store is accepting your deliveries until early on  June 5, 2024!!!


WELCOME to our 2 new Design Team members!!!

LeeAnn McKinney and Rebecca Feltner (Bec Ann)

*Bec Ann's first project appeared on the main #15 post on April 7 and she used the "Art Palette" digital image by QKR Stampede.

**LeeAnn's first project is appearing in reminder #15.5 post on April 21 and she has used "Birdhouse and Vines" digital image by QKR Stampede. 

Both are amazing artisans and love creating rural outdoor masterpieces! 



DT Call

if interested in creating once per month anything farm/country/rural/outdoors topic projects and/or use 2024 partnership using QKR Stampede digital images,

please email your interest to owner/DT Becca Sadler =



See you soon at the country store when you bring your deliveries (project submissions)!!

FarmQuest General Store Challenge Blog

Design Team members: Nana Connie, LeeAnn M, Bec Ann, and Becca S (owner)


Monday, May 6, 2024

FQGS #16 Theme is AFCG and partner QKRS with #15 Bragging Rights starting 7 May 2024

Welcome to the country store of crafting called 

FarmQuest General Store challenge blog!!!

May 7- June 5, 2024 is competition #16. 

Theme is always Anything Farm and/or Country Goes. 

Topics can range from ranch/farm/farmhouse to desert to swamp to forest/woods to pond, etc. Activities can vary from fishing, camping, picnicking, taking a hayride, picking out a pumpkin and thousands more! You can do any season of the year at any time. Formats are scrapbook layouts, TNs/journals/planners, tags, bookmarks, ATCs, and cards.


Scroll down towards the end of the post to see the #15 bragging rights Top Shelf Winner Picks (3), and a random-picked Winner for the April #15 QKRS digital images that were featured!!!


NEW in 2024 for FQGS in the FarmQuest family of challenge blogs=

A random participant winner will receive the 3 monthly featured images from QKR Stampede. 

Note: Stamp On It currently has QKR Stampede and several other stamp/digital image lines/companies for sale. Here is that company website with the announcement:


And the QKR Stampede blog site to look at the archives with last posting on June 15, 2023:


FQGS DT member Nana Connie is coordinating this and has worked with them for many years.

#16 results posting will be published on #17 post June 7, 2024 so please check to see who will be the special random prize winner. The winner has until 9 pm Pacific Time on June 15, 2024 to claim their prize (use the contact email address for DT member Nana Connie that will be shared in the bragging rights post) or it will be re-drawn.

  QKR Stampede has allowed the DT to use 3 images per month.

May's selections are: 

NEW  DT member LeeAnn M.=
using "Buckets of Hearts"

[FQGS #16 AF/CG elements: wood bucket with rope]


DT member Nana Connie=

using  "Fresh Baked Pie"

{FQGS #16 AF/CG elements: plaid, checks, apron, farmhouse kitchen (rolling pin and pie)}


NEW DT member Bec Ann =

using "Gathering Hearts" digital image from QKRS

{FQGS #16 AF/CG elements: checks, wood wheelbarrow, wood buckets, ropes, grass/outdoors, and apron}


DT/owner Becca =

using "Gathering Hearts" digital image from QKRS 

 {AF/CG elements: buckets, ropes, apron and checked gingham}

and an AFCG project
jumbo Thanksgiving package topper/gift tag

{AF/CG elements: farmhouse, flowers, leaf}

A great mix of farm and country outdoor scenes!



*Reminder to note:  participating in #16 competition will make you eligible for the random selection for the 3 featured digital images seen in this main post for FQGS #16. 

*Now it's time for our readers/customers to turn into vendors and deliver your goods to the general store by 12:00am CST June 5, 2024.

*Use the Inlinkz tool address to help you make those deliveries.




BRAGGING RIGHTS Announcement for #15 from April 7-May 5, 2024

 I'm loving the variety and glad our FQGS participants are embracing the broadness of rural topics we want to see! Thank you to all the wonderfully talented artisans who took time to create and deliver projects to the store!


Congratulations to these 3 Top Shelf Picks: Jackie C, Alicia O, and Deanne!!!

In order of entry:

#7 by Alicia O'B.  = cowboy hat and fence

#9 by Jackie C  = badger and trees

#21 by Deanne  = camping

These are great backyard, ranch and outdoor themed projects! Farm-tastic!


The variety of country/outdoors/farm kind of topics was amazing! It was a very difficult time of decision-making selecting only 3 entries. Thanks for making it tough for me/Becca.


RANDOM-picked winner of the 3 featured QKR Stampede digital images in April 2024 is:

from #21 submissions=

#15  was the number selected by my momma Jane via phone call at 6:30pm central time! Woo-hoo! is for  Elle-jeanne!!!

Congratulations! please email DT member NanaConnie to make arrangements to receive the 3 featured QKR Stampede images!!!



Ya'll come back now ya hear! 

FarmQuest General Store Challenge Blog

FQGSCB design team members: NanaConnie, Bec Ann, LeeAnn, and Becca S (owner)


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