Sunday, October 27, 2019

You Are Amazing . . . With Christel!

Hi everyone!

If you are looking for our Design Team call post, it's here.

Need some inspiration for this month's challenge?  Look no further!!!

This month is a PageMaps sketch challenge:

To inspire you to create a layout for our challenge, we are featuring beautiful page made by one of our talented participants, Christel:

We love her creative take on the sketch which includes an awesome photo of Christel with her daughter! Thank you so much, Christel!

You still have plenty of time left to participate this month.  You have until November 4, 2019, at 11:55 PM EST to link up your layouts here.

Don't forget to check out our challenge rules if you haven't already done so.

And remember, you have a random chance to win this fabulous prize:

Yes, it's a wonderful 12 x 12 "Happy Birthday" Echo Park scrapbook kit!

We are looking forward to seeing what YOU create this month!

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Design Team Call

Hi everyone!  If you are looking for our current challenge, it's here!

We have some exciting news:

Challenge YOUrself is looking for talented designers who want to preserve their personal story and inspire others to do so.  Please take a moment to read up what we're all about.

Design Team requirements:
Term commitment is a full year from January 1, 2020 - December 31st, 2020.
* Submit one layout a month for 12 months.
* Comment on submissions to the challenge each month. 
* Vote for your top three favorites each month.
* Keep an active blog that you update with our new challenge on reveal day with a link back to the Challenge YOUrself blog.
* Belong to Facebook - we have a Private Group on Facebook for the design team.
* Everyone is welcome to apply!

How do you apply:
Send an email to with the following information:

1) Your name, blog address, and social media links.
2) A list of current and/or past design teams. **No DT experience is necessary!**
3) Two samples of your work.

We are accepting applications until November 6, 2019.  
Those chosen to join the team will be notified via email by November 13th.

The new DT members will be announced on our blog on November 20!

Good luck everyone! 

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Saying Goodbye . . .

Hi everyone.

As October comes to a close, we say goodbye to a longstanding design team member, Maria:

Maria has been with Challenge YOUrself since June 1, 2016!

Saying goodbye is never easy, especially to a valued design team member.  We would like you to know how much we appreciated the amazing work you displayed during your time on our design team.  

We wish you all the best and much happiness. 
From all of us at Challenge YOUrself!

Monday, October 7, 2019

Challenge YOUrself #70 . . . a Sketch Challenge!

Hi everyone!
It's time for another challenge :) We are very excited about this one!

This month, we are asking that you give us your take on this Page Maps Sketch:

And as always, please remember to include a photo with YOU on your page!

Here's what our Design Team members created:

Play along and link up a new layout below for a chance to win this 
FABULOUS Echo Park scrapbook kit:

We are looking forward to seeing what all of you create!  Happy Scrapping!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!
Click here to enter

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Challenge YOUrself #69 . . . Top 3 and Random Winner!

Hi everyone. It's the 6th of the month and time to announce the winners for Challenge YOUrself #69!

But first, we'd like to take a minute to thank all those who have joined
in on the fun last month :)

We want you to know that we LOVE seeing all of your entries!  We couldn't run this blog with out YOU and want to thank you all so much ♥

Next, we'd like to announce the DT's Top 3 favorites:

12.  Hannah Z.

Well done ladies!  Here is a button for your blog :)

And the random winner is:

Congrats Laurie!  You have two weeks to contact me at to claim your prize.

We will be back tomorrow with our next challenge :)
See you then!