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,, 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.

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


  1. Great challenge. Love all the examples by the DTs.

  2. This was a fun challenge, I just added my layout.

    1. Thank you so much for entering our challenge this month. Your 2-page layout is amazing!!!!

  3. Great examples! The rules link doesn't work though.

    1. Hi Melissa, thanks for pointing that out! The rules link is fixed now. (You can also find them in the tab at the top of the blog.) Hope you get a chance to play along this month!!!

  4. This challenge was so fun I played along twice!


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