Shell’s Scrap Space

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Once upon a time....

there was an awesome site I used to go to that had the BEST challenges ever. Yesterday I discovered the site had been shut down!!!! I KNOW...IT PUT ME IN A SPIN!!!

It's the 1st of the month and normally I would be sitting down reading all the challenges getting excited about my scrapping for the month ahead.

Seeing as it no longer exists I thought I would do my own challenges along the same lines as the ones I loved so much.

I know there are a couple of your gals out there (particularly you Amanda) that will also miss these challenges so please play along with me!!

Word Challenge - Use the word "Adorable" in your title.
You must also use inking, ribbon and stamping somewhere on the page

Themed Challenge - Calendar. Take inspiration from a calendar in any way you like. It can be the numbers, months a particular date etc
You must also use scallop edges and a tree/s on your page

Sketch Challenge - Use this awesome sketch from PageMaps as your inspiration.

Quote Challenge - "A picture is worth a thousand words"
You must also use strip jounaling, buttons and a star/s

Number Challenge - 1 flower, 2 photos, 3 buttons, 4 journaling spots/cards/, 5 gems/rhinestones

Colour Challenge - shades of blues and browns

Ebony and Ivory Challenge - White (Ivory) with pink and green
You must also use brads or pearls and a butterfly/s

Scrap Yourself - You must use a pic of yourself using Australia or Australia Day as the theme.

Hope you enjoy the challenges.

Once you have finished them email me abbeys_mum@hotmail.com with your creations. I can't wait to see them!

Shell

11 comments:

Marisa said...

wow fantastic I have challenges to do again. Now which to start with, they are all so yummy!

LisaL79 said...

AWWW shell you are too nice... i linked this in my blog!

Tracey said...

These are awesome challenges Michelle. TFS :)

amanda73 said...

wow michelle............. love these challenges, and you can count me in to do them(but you already knew i would hey).... if we cant have RSS, these challenges are definitely the next best thing

deana said...

You GO, girl. Way to step up to the plate & keep things going!

Cute sketch! Can't wait to see what you do with it! :-)

my2angels said...

Thanks for the challenges Michelle - I know Amanda would have been having withdrawals LOL
Tracy :)

lkamphuis said...

Good on you Shell - Ill do my best
to get at least some of them done!!

Jo Powell said...

WOW! Challenge heaven! I have just text all of my friends who do challenges and told them about your blog :) They will be here soon I imagine lol. I'm off to start scrapping! Thanks for the inspiration!

Shazza said...

Hi Michelle!

What a great idea, and I will definately join in this month :)

Now how about you, can I offer you a challenge or two......

Just letting you know that the new criteria has just gone up for my challenge sites for October.
Would love you to join us this month :)

ARTastic = http://artasticchallengeblog.blogspot.com/
Inspiration this month comes from Vincent van Gogh's 'Starry Night'

and

From Screen 2 Scrap = http://screen2scrap.blogspot.com/
Inspiration this month comes from the movie poster 'Night at the Museum'


Don't forget to become a follower of my challenge blog sites, that way you get all the updates and info :)

Plus you will find a few of the RSs girls are on the Dt and also a few playalong during the month.

Cheers
Shazza

Ann-Marie said...

you ROCK Shell!! Awesome challenges!! :)

Ali said...

Coolio! Fab challenges Shell - I can't wait to get started... but which one to do first??

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