GCC 'THIS MONTH IN HISTORY" Challenge

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Monday, January 1, 2018

January "This Month In History" Challenge

Happy New Year!

With the new year comes new Scrappy Friends challenges! 
This year I will be hosting a challenge
inspired by history facts
Welcome to the reveal of my
January "This Month In History" Challenge
THE CHALLENGE:
 Select one of the history facts below and create a layout inspired by that fact.

#1 ~ Jan 1 (1908) ~ The ball was first dropped at Times Square in New York City:
Create a layout about a celebration. AND...you must include gold embellishments and/or alphas.

#2Jan 12 (1966) ~ Batman debuts on television: 
Create a super hero themed layout. AND... you must include stars on your layout.
(Patterned paper with stars and/or star embellishments)

#3Jan 14 (1973) ~ The Miami Dolphins defeat the Washington Redskins in Superbowl VII, to become the first undefeated team in NFL history: 
Create a sports themed layout . AND... you must include a banner on your layout.

#4~ Jan 15 (1974) ~ Happy Days premieres on television: 
Create a layout with the word HAPPY as your title or part of your title.
AND...you must use Thickers or Sticker letters.

THE RULES:
• Your layout must be NEW as of January 1, 2018
NO DIGITAL LAYOUTS
• You must be a FOLLOWER of my blog
• You must link your entry below with Mr. Linky by January 29th, 11:59 PM (PST) 
• You must include a LINK back to this challenge post when posting your layout on your blog or gallery.

The prize you are playing for this month is:
FORTHCOMING


Below is the layout I created inspired by this month's challenge
FORTHCOMING

My layout was further inspired by Rochelle's new Scrappy Friends challenge for 2018

And there's a BONUS CHALLENGE...

Combine my challenge with Rochelle's challenge and your name will automatically be entered into our monthly prize drawing for the this month's
Scrappy Friends BONUS PRIZE:
$15 "Winner's Choice" Gift Card
(The winner may choose a gift card from
any online scrapbooking store/kit club
~OR~
One of the following stores
JoAnns. Michaels, or Hobby Lobby

Now for the December WINNERS!!!!
Thank you so much to all of you who played along last month! 
Another month of wonderful inspiration and various takes on the challege as well as
Rochelle's Rewind Sketch Challenge!

The randomly drawn WINNER of my
December Christmas Cartoon Challenge is....
#4 ~ Suzanne

AND...

Judy W
 is the winner of the
December Scrappy Friends BONUS PRIZE

CONGRATULATIONS LADIES!!!!

Suzanne be sure to comment below and then email me at:
msbrags@gmail.com
with you snail mail address and I will get your prized mailed out to you. 
Please add GCC December Winner in the subject line.

Judy be sure to comment below or on Rochelle's Blog
then email us at:
scrapfriendschallenges@gmail.com
with your choice of gift card and we will get it out to you.
Please add December Bonus Winner in the subject line.

Can't wait to see all of the creative inspiration everyone comes up with inspired by the new challenges. 

Friday, December 1, 2017

December Scrappy Friends Christmas "Cartoon" Challenge and November Winners

Hello!
December is here...only 24 more days until Christmas. 
This month for the Scrappy Friends Challenges, I am hosting a
Christmas "Cartoon" Challenge
Create a layout inspired by the cartoon. 
You are to use (3) different things in the cartoon as inspiration...for instance colors, snow, trees. etc.  What ever you select it only counts as one, for example if you use the colors red, green and white,  it only counts as one item.

The RULES:
• Your layout must be NEW as of December 1, 2017
NO DIGITAL LAYOUTS
• You must be a FOLLOWER of my blog
• You must link your entry below with Mr. Linky by December 29th, 11:59 PM (PST) 
• You must include a LINK back to this challenge post when posting your layout on your blog or gallery.

Here is the prize you are playing for this month:
Simple Stories 12 x 12 "O Holy Night" Simple Set

BONUS CHALLENGE:
Combine my challenge with
Rochelle's December "Rewind" Sketch Challenge
and you will be entered into an additional drawing
for a chance to win the following
BONUS PRIZE:
The winner may choose a gift card from
any online scrapbooking store/kit club
~OR~
One of the following stores
JoAnns. Michaels, or Hobby Lobby

Now for the November WINNERS!!!!
Thanks so much to all of you who played along last month!

Congratulations!
You are the random drawn winner of the 
November Rewind Sketch Challenge!
Please leave a comment below and email me at:
msbrags@gmail.com
to claim your prize!

And...
Congratulations!
You are the winner for November Scrappy Friends Bonus Challenge!
Please comment below and
email us with your gift card choice at
scrapfriendschallenges@gmail.com
to claim your prize!

Have an amazing holiday season!

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

November Scrappy Friends "Rewind" Sketch Challenge and October Winners

Happy November!!!!
Hard to believe we are so close to the end of the year!
This month for the Scrappy Friends Challenges, I am hosting the 
"Rewind" Sketch Challenge
Here's the wonderful throwback sketch I chose to inspire you created by
The Challenge....
Create a layout based on the the sketch above. You can flip it, rotate it, add more photos, etc. just as long as I can tell you used the sketch for inspiration

The RULES:
• Your layout must be NEW as of November 1, 2017
NO DIGITAL LAYOUTS
• You must be a FOLLOWER of my blog
• You must link your entry below with Mr. Linky by November 29th, 11:59 PM (PST) 
• You must include a LINK back to this challenge post when posting your layout on your blog or gallery.

Here is the prize you are playing for this month:
PhotoPlay "Autumn Orchard" 
12 x 12 Collection 
BONUS CHALLENGE:
Combine my November "Rewind" Sketch Challenge with
Rochelle's Word Art Inspiration Challenge




All entries combining both challenges will be entered into our
prize drawing for a chance to win the following
BONUS PRIZE:
The winner may choose a gift card from
any online scrapbooking store/kit club
~OR~
One of the following stores
JoAnns. Michaels, or Hobby Lobby

Now for the October WINNERS!!!!
Thanks so much to all of you who played along last month!
Another month of wonderful inspiration and various takes on the
One Word Title Challenge
as well as Rochelle's Rewind Sketch Challenge

Congratulations!
Stacy H-W
You are the winner of the October One Word Challenge!
Please leave a comment below and email me at:
msbrags@gmail.com
to claim your prize!

And...
Congratulations!
Jenessa
You are the winner for October Scrappy Friends Bonus Challenge!
Please comment below and
email us your gift card choice at:
scrapfriendschallenges@gmail.com
to claim your prize! 

Enjoy the rest of your week everyone!

Sunday, October 1, 2017

October Scrappy Friends 'One Word Title" Challenge and September Winners Announced

Hello...
It's reveal day for the 
October Scrappy Friends Challenges!!!

This month I am hosting a
"One Word" Title Challenge
Your challenge is to create a layout and your title must include
ONE WORD
only!!!!

The RULES:
• Your layout must be NEW as of  October 1, 2016
NO DIGITAL LAYOUTS
• You must be a FOLLOWER of my blog
• You must link your entry below with Mr. Linky by Oct 29th, 11:59 PM (PST) 
• You must include a LINK back to this challenge post when posting your layout on your blog or gallery.

Here is the prize you are playing for this month:
Below is the layout I created using one word for my title and
Rochelle's October "Rewind" Sketch
FORTHCOMING


BONUS CHALLENGE:
Combine my challenge with
Rochelle's "Rewind" Sketch Challenge:
All entries combining both challenges will be entered into our
prize drawing for a chance to win the following
BONUS PRIZE:
The winner may choose a gift card from
any online scrapbooking store/kit club
~OR~
One of the following stores
JoAnns. Michaels, or Hobby Lobby

Now for the September WINNERS!!!!
Thanks so much to all of you who played along last month!
Another month of wonderful inspiration and various takes on the
Rewind Sketch Challenge
as well as Rochelle's Challenge

Congratulations!
#1 Lisa M

You are the winner of the September "Rewind" Sketch Challenge!
Please leave a comment below and email me at:
msbrags@gmail.com
to claim your prize!

And...
SHANNON BLINN

Congratulations!
You are the winner for September Scrappy Friends Bonus challenge!
Please comment below and
email us at
scrapfriendschallenges@gmail.com
to claim your prize! 

I am looking forward to seeing all of the creative ways everyone is
inspired by this month's Scrappy Friends Challenges!
Enjoy the rest of your day!

Friday, September 1, 2017

September Scrappy Friends "Rewind" Sketch Challenge and August Winners

Happy Friday!
It's time for a new scrappy challenge! 
This month for the Scrappy Friends Challenges, I am hosting the 
"Rewind" Sketch Challenge
Here's the wonderful throwback sketch I chose to inspire you from
The Challenge....
Create a layout based on the the sketch above. You can flip it, rotate it, add more photos, etc. just as long as I can tell you used the sketch for inspiration

The RULES:
• Your layout must be NEW as of September 1, 2017
NO DIGITAL LAYOUTS
• You must be a FOLLOWER of my blog
• You must link your entry below with Mr. Linky by September 29th, 11:59 PM (PST) 
• You must include a LINK back to this challenge post when posting your layout on your blog or gallery.

Here is the prize you are playing for this month:
Simple Stories "The Story of Us" 12 x 12 Paper Pad
BONUS CHALLENGE:
Combine my September "Rewind" Sketch Challenge with
All entries combining both challenges will be entered into our
prize drawing for a chance to win the following
BONUS PRIZE:
The winner may choose a gift card from
any online scrapbooking store/kit club
~OR~
One of the following stores
JoAnns. Michaels, or Hobby Lobby

Now for the August WINNERS!!!!
Thanks so much to all of you who played along last month!
Another month of wonderful inspiration and various takes on the
Wacky Holiday Challenge
as well as Rochelle's Rewind Sketch Challenge

Congratulations!
Barb Prendergast
You are the winner of the August Wacky Holiday Challenge!
Please leave a comment below and email me at:
msbrags@gmail.com
to claim your prize!

And...
Congratulations!
Lyne B
You are the winner for August Scrappy Friends Bonus Challenge!
Please comment below and
email us your gift card choice at:
scrapfriendschallenges@gmail.com
to claim your prize! 

Have a wonderful weekend everyone!

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

August 'Wacky Holiday" Challenge and July Winners Announced

Hello and welcome to my blog!
It's reveal day for the 
August Scrappy Friends Challenges.
As you know... this year Rochelle Spears and I are alternating with different types of challenges
along with the Rewind Sketch Challenge.

My challenge for you this month is...
A Wacky Holiday Challenge
in honor of
National Girlfriends Day
Your challenge is to create a layout based on the friendship
between you and a friend or friends
AND...you must include (2) or more of the colors from the
photo above on your layout.

The RULES:
• Your layout must be NEW as of  Aug 1, 2016
NO DIGITAL LAYOUTS
• You must be a FOLLOWER of my blog
• You must link your entry below with Mr. Linky by Aug 29th, 11:59 PM (PST) 
• You must include a LINK back to this challenge post when posting your layout on your blog or gallery.

Here is the prize you are playing for this month:

Below is the layout I created inspired on the subway art board and 
Rochelle's August "Rewind" Sketch

FORTHCOMING

BONUS CHALLENGE:
Combine my challenge with
Rochelle's "Rewind" Sketch Challenge 
All entries combining both challenges will be entered into our
prize drawing for a chance to win the following
BONUS PRIZE:
The winner may choose a gift card from
any online scrapbooking store/kit club
~OR~
One of the following stores
JoAnns. Michaels, or Hobby Lobby

Now for the July WINNERS!!!!
Thanks so much to all of you who played along last month!
Another month of wonderful inspiration and various takes on the
Rewind Sketch Challenge
as well as Rochelle's Challenge

Congratulations!
#8 Esther
You are the winner of the July "Rewind" Sketch Challenge!
Please leave a comment below and email me at:
msbrags@gmail.com
to claim your prize!

And...
Sandy Ross
Congratulations!
You are the winner for July Scrappy Friends Bonus challenge!
Please comment below and
email us at
scrapfriendschallenges@gmail.com
to claim your prize! 

I am looking forward to seeing all of the creative ways everyone is
inspired by this month's Scrappy Friends Challenges!
Have an awesome inspiring day!

Saturday, July 1, 2017

July "Rewind" Sketch Challenge ~ June Winners Announced!

Hello!
It's the first of July, and that means that it's time for a new scrappy challenge! 
This month for the Scrappy Friends Challenges, I am hosting the 
"Rewind" Sketch Challenge
Here's an awesome throwback sketch I chose to inspire you from
Page Maps
The Challenge....
Create a layout based on the the sketch above.  You can flip it, rotate it, add more photos, etc. just as long as I can tell you used the sketch for inspiration

The RULES:
• Your layout must be NEW as of  July 1, 2016
NO DIGITAL LAYOUTS
• You must be a FOLLOWER of my blog
• You must link your entry below with Mr. Linky by July 29th, 11:59 PM (PST) 
• You must include a LINK back to this challenge post when posting your layout on your blog or gallery.

Here is the prize you are playing for this month:
(PhotoPlay "Nautical Bliss" 12 x 12 Collection Pack)

Here's the layout I created based on the sketch and 
Rochelle's "Color" Challenge

FORTHCOMING

BONUS CHALLENGE:
Combine my May "Rewind" Sketch Challenge with
Rochelle's "Color Challenge
All entries combining both challenges will be entered into our
prize drawing for a chance to win the following
BONUS PRIZE:
The winner may choose a gift card from
any online scrapbooking store/kit club
~OR~
One of the following stores
JoAnns. Michaels, or Hobby Lobby

Now for the June WINNERS!!!!
Thanks so much to all of you who played along last month!
Another month of wonderful inspiration and various takes on the
Subway Challenge
as well as Rochelle's Rewind Sketch Challenge

Congratulations!
Wendy Crowe
You are the winner of the June Subway Art Challenge!
Please leave a comment below and email me at:
msbrags@gmail.com
to claim your prize!

And...
Congratulations!
Suzanne
You are the winner for June Scrappy Friends Bonus challenge!
Please comment below and
email us at
scrapfriendschallenges@gmail.com
to claim your prize! 

Have an awesome weekend everyone!