Monday, January 19, 2009

go Kat!!!

well our very first layout for 2009 is in...and Kat has done an awesome job with the second challenge, the colour challenge of blue, yellow and white!!! this is so cute and so aussie i love it....a boy after my own gotta love vegemite!!!

Friday, January 16, 2009

let's get scrappin"

so here we go with the first six challenges for the year...see what you think of these.....

first challenge a gorgeous sketch from pagemaps the sketch is actually for an 8.5 by 11 inch page but adapt it to fit your own needs..........there are no other requirements here other than using the sketch as your inspiration......

second challenge: this one is a colour challenge..... summer is here and it makes me think of the beach so for this challenge incorporate the colours blue, yellow and white into your layout........

third challenge: Quote challenge...... below is a few quote's i collected from quote garden....choose one and include it on your layout...i have choosen a couple of funny ones and some more serious of various topics...i hope you find one you like!

" He who has not christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree" - Roy L Smith

"Be the change that you want to see in the world" -Mahatma Gandhi

" faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase"
- Martin Luther King Jr.

" I don't care how poor a man is, if he has family he is rich"- unknown author

" A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining and the lawn mower is broken"
- unknown author

" families are like fudge- mostly sweet with a few NUTS!!" - unknown author

fourth challenge: New years day! you celebrate on new years day with particular traditions? how did you celebrate this year? OR did you set any new years resolutions? how are you going to go about sticking to them? choose one of these ideas about new years and create a layout about it....

fifth challenge: Billboard charts: the billboard charts has kept track of the most popular artists, albums and songs for more than 70 years.....choose a particular year in your life and look up the billboard chart for that year....looking at the music of that year see what memories come to you from the music that surrounded you....create a layout showing us these memories and telling us why these particular songs have memories for you....OR just tell us about your fav music from that year........

sixth challenge.....January 23 is national handwriting day so for this challenge i would like the main feature of your layout to be your handwriting...lots and lots and lots and lots of journalling....tell your story more with words than your photos or embellishments....

ok ..i hope you find some challenges here that will start the mojo flowing for the year.....don't forget if you get the required three completed before february 13th ( i have extended the deadline because of the challenges going up so late into the month) you will go into the monthly prize draw for have until december 31st technically though to complete the challenges.....simply email all completed challenges as you create them and i will post them up for us all to share! have fun everyone!