Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Once upon a sketch....

Handmade by Suzanne is this months sponsor at Once Upon a Sketch....so Nadia had asked the HBS DT to partake in this months challenges :)

The 1st December challenge is to use this sketch, and the following criteria.........

Journalling Criteria/theme: The thing I look most forward to in December.

Write at least 2 sentences on what you look forward to in the next month. December is a festive month so your journalling could be about the Christmas season, the holidays, the presents or if you do not celebrate Christmas what does December bring for you that you look most forward to? Note: Your layout DOES NOT have to be about Christmas! It can be about anything December brings.

Other ideas for journalling: an annual holiday or celebration, a specific event such as putting up the Christmas tree or pre Christmas traditions you might have leading up to Christmas, family time, snow covered fields or warmer weather, time off work, school holidays, change of weather, new season fruit.

Here is my take on this fantastic sketch challenge...

(December:  Not only is it the month we all celebrate Christmas, but for us, it is a month that we also celebrate a few birthdays, family get togethers...and of course it's Harvest time.  So this is what my journalling is about)
You can check out all the challenge details HERE on the Once Upon a Sketch blog, including the rest of the DT's inspiring samples :)
I hope you will all consider giving this months challenges a go, because there are some fantastic prizes up for grabs!

The winner of this challenge, as chosen by the Design Team, will win a spot on the Once Upon a Sketch Design Team for the month of January. As well as that, the winner will also receive a AUD$20.00 voucher (plus FREE shipping) to spend in the store at Handmade By Suzanne who is ALSO having a 20% sale storewide ALL of December!!

Here at Once Upon A...Sketch we LOVE to encourage EVERYONE to participate, even those that are fairly new to scrapbooking, so this is why we like to offer some prizes for RANDOMLY chosen winner so that everyone feels like they have a chance to win!

One lucky person will receive this prize from Handmade By Suzanne!
Tim Holtz Alterations Embossing Folder Set (Collage)

And one lucky person will win this..

A set of My Mind's Eye 6 x 6 paper pads in 4 different collections!!!

How awesome are these prizes!!!


Things to consider when playing along...

** This is an international blog, so anyone can enter

** You are allowed to create a card, layout or off-the-page item based on the provided sketch and additional journalling criteria. If you are creating a card or altered item you only need to include a quote.

** You are also allowed to flip or rotate the sketch or alter it to suit your needs, but please make sure its still recognisable.

** Post your creation on your blog or an online gallery and link it on the sidebar of this blog using the Link tool. Please provide a direct link to your post, not your entire blog.If the link tool is down, please leave a comment on the comments section and link your layout there.

** The deadline for this challenge is midnight December14th, Australian Eastern Standard Time . The Design Team will vote and the winners and the Top 5 project will be announced soon after the challenge has finished.

** You may enter as many times as you like and combine this with other challenges.

**Also, please consider turning off word verification for comments on your blog.

Happy scrapping everyone...and I'm looking forward to seeing everyone's entries!.  xx


Kel said...

Linda, this page is GORGEOUS! The colours you have used really pop. Love it!

Chloe :-) said...

Love it Linda - love all the sweet handmade goodies too!!


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