Monday, September 28, 2009

Color Challenge

Take your color inspiration from this summer pic!




Wednesday, September 23, 2009


Lift this adorable LO by Shawnamee at I love the clustery sort of old fashioned messy style of it!

Here's a great one from Ashley..

Monday, September 21, 2009

Journaling - Strip!!

Journal on strips - use at least 5 strips on your page!

Here are some great LO's from the DT

Friday, September 18, 2009


Make a LO or project that uses the following supplies (feel free to add to them as well)

1 full sized pp or cardstock
1 paper circle at least 3x3
1 cardstock 3x4
a punch of some sort
9 round embellies
pop dots

Be sure to link back and share your LOs with us! We'd love to see them!

Thursday, September 17, 2009


Be they yours, your kids or even your families, let's see a LO about the things you like to play with!!



Tuesday, September 15, 2009

One Word

Use the word WARM on your LO or project somewhere!

Here is a fabulous lo from Katie

Monday, September 14, 2009

Poker Challenge

Draw five cards from a deck and use the corresponding items from this list to make your LO or project!

more red than black - more patterns than cardstock
more black than red - more cardstock than patterns
2 - buttons
3 - ribbon
4 - ric rac
5 - fiber
6 - glitter
7 - chipboard
8 - brads
9 - eyelets
10 - a punch of some sort
J - gems
Q - hearts
K - flourishes
A - stamps

Here is what Lisa came up with:

A - stamps
K - flourish
J - gems
10 - punch
2 - buttons

Friday, September 11, 2009

Color Challenge

Here's a nice mellow end of summer palette to inspire you.

Here is a card by Shanna....

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Sketch Challenge

Use this cool sketch by Kaori Watanabe at pencil lines to inspire your LO!

And here is what the DT has done:




Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Education Quote

With September being Back to School month for most...I found this challenge from Lets Capture Our Memories to be fitting:

"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school." ~Albert Einstein

Please use this quote on a layout.

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Trends & Techniques - Photo Series

I am seeing lots of LOs with a series of photos. I want you to make a LO using at least 3 pics in a series and use the technique of pop dotting some of your elements!

Here is a great example by Lucy

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Make a LO or project that uses the technique of color blocking. Scrapjazz has a good explanation of what the technique is and how to use it.

Here's one from Lucy

Saturday, September 5, 2009


Mix up your journaling with different colored pens and different sizes and fonts. Make it interesting to look at as well as to read!

Here's how Erica spiced up her journaling

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Manufacturer Challenge

Basic Grey is one company that has kind of dropped off my radar - but I bet we all have some of it kicking around... let's use it up!

Here's how the DT used BG




Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Subject Challenge - Friends

Who could get through life without friends - let's honor ours in a LO!

And here is a great LO by Lucy