Sunday, April 25, 2021

Beautiful Moments . . . with Cherlyl!

 Hi Everyone!
Today we are featuring a beautiful layout made by one of our participants for 
This month, we would like you to pick one letter and use it in various ways on your layout.  For example, if you chose the letter P, you can use PAINT, PEARLS, PATTERNED PAPER, etc, and a use word that begins with P in your title.   
 
April's featured layout is by Cheryl:
What a cute layout!  We love that she made a page about her now grown-up cat when he was a kitten.  And we especially like the photos, especially the adorable one of Cheryl with her cat, Thor!  Thanks so much, Cheryl!

Now it's your turn!  You still have lots of time to submit your layouts for this challenge.  You have until  May 4th at 11:55 PM EST to link up your pages hereOR you can or you can visit our Facebook page . . . @ScrapChallengeYourself . . .  and enter by uploading a photo of your layout by commenting here.


Don't forget to check out our Challenge Rules if you haven't already done so.
 
And you have a random chance to win this fabulous prize, too:

We are looking forward to seeing what YOU create!

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Challenge YOUrself #88 . . . Alphabet Soup!

 Hi Everyone! Welcome April! Challenge YOUrself #88 opens today!

This month, we would like you to pick one letter and use it in various ways on your layout.  For example, if you chose the letter P, you can use PAINT, PEARLS, PATTERNED PAPER, etc, and a use word that begins with P in your title.   

**Please remember to include a photo with YOU on your layout.** 

**Also, if you don't have a blog, you can upload your layouts using Pinterest, Instagram, Scrapbook.com, Flickr, Facebook, etc, using the link tool below. OR you can or you can visit our Facebook page and enter by uploading a photo of your layout by commenting on the challenge photo.  
Either way will work!

And if you haven't already done so, check out our easy-to-follow challenge rules!


To give you some inspiration, check out our Design Team's creations this month:
 
My letter is P. I used PLAID PAPER, a PICKUP truck, and a PERFECT sticker. My title: alliterated P’s: PERFECT PICKUP.

I chose the letter S. Here we have STRIPES, STITCHES, STAMPS, ink SPLASHES and SEQUINS.  My title: Ready, SET, Go!
 
I picked the letter is P.  I used PINKFRESH Studios, PAPER Issues cut file, and PINK cardstock. My title: PASTARRIFIC
 
I chose the letter C. I used it in my title, CUZZIES, as well as by making my layout COLOURFUL (including CYAN, CERISE, CHARTREUSE, CERULEAN, CORAL), by using CHIPBOARD, by creating CONTRAST, using CARDSTOCK and adding a CAMERA & CIRCLES among my elements.
 
 
My letter is T: I used TOYS in the photo, TAGS, washi TAPE, TWISTER chipboard embellishment, TIM Holtz misting spray, THICKERS, TYPE stamped date, & the color TEAL. My title has the word TOYS


 
My letter is S: I used a SUNBURST STENCIL, STITCHING, STICKLES, STAMPING (date), & SIMPLE STORIES paper collection.  My title: SON SHINE.
 
 
I picked the Letter T: I used TINY Alphas, paper TEARING, TWINE, TWISTED Citron Distress Oxide Spray & Stain, TATTERED Angels Spray, TARNISHED Brass Distress Stain, a TAG, & washi TAPE. My title:  Nacho TUESDAY.
 
 
I chose the letter B:  I did my layout in a BOOK, which has BLACK and white pages & a BLACK and white photo, BOLD colors, BLUE, BUTTERFLIES, BLOOMS, BEES, and BLING.  My title: BIG Yay!

I picked the letter C: I used a COURSE kit by Di Garling, (Please view her blog to see all of her beautiful kits!!) CHRISTMAS theme, CHIPBOARD pieces, patterned CARDSTOCK, the color CRIMSON, gold glitter with CRYSTALS, title: CHRISTMAS
 
I picked W.  I used WATERCOLORS - I made background and all of my details with WATERCOLORS. My title has WORDS with WEEKEND, I used a typeWRITER embellishment,  WHITE paint splatters, a blue and WHITE flower, and a WISTERIA colored flower.
 
I choose letter L:  I used LETTERS, LABELS, LOVE shape, LIGHT green and a 
big chipboard "L," My title: LOOK who we met.

 
 
I chose the letter T. I used a TASSEL, TWINE, a TAG, TRIANGLES, my photos have 
a TREE and a TRAIL.  My title: TAKE a Hike.


THIS MONTHS PRIZE:
Play along and link up a new layout below for a chance to win this 
FABULOUS Photoplay 12 x 12 scrapbooking kit:
We cannot wait to see what you create this month.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Challenge YOUrself # 87 . . . Top 3 and Random Winner

Hi everyone!  

It's time to announce the winners for Challenge YOUrself #87! 
 
But first, we'd like to thank all of those who joined in on the fun last month:

 We couldn't run this blog with out YOU and want to thank you all so much! ♥ We really LOVED seeing all of your creative and beautiful entries and especially liked learning a little bit more about you!! Thank you!

Next, we'd like to announce the DT's Top 3 favorites:
 
1st Place:

2nd Place:
3rd Place:

 
Well done ladies!  Congratulations!! Here is a button for your social media :)

And the random winner is:
 
 
Congrats Doreen!  You have 2 weeks to contact me at
sjkfritch@rcn.com to claim your prize.

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