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angelwithin
10-13-2008, 09:29 AM
here we go again...another weekly challenge :D

this weeks challenge is based on diamond shaped frames ..... i thought it would be nice to see what layouts you can make with frames that are not the standard square, landscape or portrait shapes

attached is a mini kit with several clusters of diamond shaped frames, plus in the mini kit is a square photo shape and a diamond photo shape cutter

Rules:

1) All pages MUST have at least one of the Diamond Frames in it

2) Pages are to be 8x8 in size

3) You may use any theme to fit your photos

4) All pages to be in by sunday 19th October 2008

happy scrapping :D

twpclerk
10-13-2008, 12:51 PM
I just got this free kit and thought it would be perfect for this challenge. Credits in gallery.
The last line under the SBM logo is "it's the best medicine".
Thank you Fiona, love the diamond shapes.


http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2247/twp_43.jpg

naugle1
10-13-2008, 03:19 PM
Susie-I just saw this kit this morning and was thinking about downloading it-I love what you did with it! It's lovely!

Marion
10-13-2008, 03:35 PM
Great layout!!!!!

nanwu
10-13-2008, 06:23 PM
wow great layout....looking forward to having a go at this challenge

naugle1
10-13-2008, 06:44 PM
Credits are in the gallery:
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=28828&limit=recent
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2236/Week-43-Challenge-000-Page-11.jpg

angelwithin
10-13-2008, 06:46 PM
great pages ladies :D

Marion
10-13-2008, 06:54 PM
Alaska icebergs

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Week-43-challenge-000-Page-1_600_x_600_.jpg

pickngrin
10-13-2008, 08:08 PM
Kites are diamond shaped right? The gem diamond shape anyway? Ok here is mine. I made everything in Photoshop.

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Like_a_Diamond-screenshot.jpg

pickngrin
10-13-2008, 08:17 PM
Oh shoot! I just read the part about one of the shapes that you gave us have to be in the layout. I will have to do another one Iguess ;)

pickngrin
10-13-2008, 08:57 PM
Ok here is one I just threw together so I could follow the rules.

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Challenge_43_again-screenshot.jpg

MommaBird
10-13-2008, 10:11 PM
These are great. I hope to find the time to do one this week; don't know where all the time is going? Who's been stealin' my time???

Moonlightpearl
10-14-2008, 01:16 AM
Fantastic work everyone, here is my try.
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Weekly_challenge_43.jpg
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Weekly_challenge_43_no2.jpg

angelwithin
10-14-2008, 05:04 AM
wonderful pages everyone :D

scrappyaggie48
10-14-2008, 08:10 AM
Hello girls as you can see I am back, finally got my pc back.
I had to test the brain and see if I could still navigate my way around and uploading LO - well I think I have it right, so here is my effort for the challenge Fiona, thanks once again - it is nice to be using the brain again. Hope you like it. Great pages so far.

This pic is of the sweet little girl next door and her daddy.

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/watermark.php?file=28841

MommaBird
10-14-2008, 09:09 AM
Oh my, I LOVE this!

scrappyaggie48
10-14-2008, 09:34 AM
Thanks Momma Bird much appreciated. :):)

scrappyaggie48
10-14-2008, 09:46 AM
Here is my second attempt for the challenge. Thanks for looking - pic is of my cousin's little girl Maddie - she is a cutie aye... :)

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/watermark.php?file=28844:)

MommaBird
10-14-2008, 11:03 AM
Finally, I get around to doing a challenge!

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/WindowofmySoul.jpg

angelwithin
10-14-2008, 11:53 AM
stunning pages everyone :D

Granny
10-14-2008, 12:13 PM
Wow, stunning is right! What wonderful pages. I hope I can do this one. Thanks Fiona. You should play for the Red Socks, you bat homer every time!!!!

;)

sacannon
10-14-2008, 12:42 PM
These are all beautiful! I will have to pass on this one. Still on vacation, but will be checking in to see what is going on.

nanwu
10-14-2008, 04:34 PM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/sbm-challenges-001-Page-12.jpg

thought I would use the challenge as an opurtunity to show off the newest granddaughter

crops2dawn
10-14-2008, 06:16 PM
awwww nanwu, she soooo precious!!! Love your layout!!!
Everyone's layout is AWESOME! You may be wicked Fiona, ;)but you're good with these challenges.....:)

crops2dawn
10-14-2008, 07:14 PM
This was fun! Thanks Fiona!!!! You can see my layout here (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=28850&cat=500&ppuser=1743).

angelwithin
10-14-2008, 07:29 PM
wicked pages ladies :D

eye
10-14-2008, 08:29 PM
Excellent layouts girls.Ijust seen this thread.I love them all and how do you make 8x8.I have only done one size but print 8x8.:)

Scrappyfrog
10-14-2008, 08:54 PM
I actually made two pages...I made the second one first but realized it didn't tell much of a story, so I made the first one. I mainly used the "Chiffon Rose" kit. No...we're not lushes, but April started chemo today and won't be able to drink for a while so we had a few (okay, 9 martinis for the table!) and I only drank 1/2 of mine since I really don't drink!
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Week-43-Challenge-001-Cheers_.jpg

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Week-43-Challenge-000-Page-1.jpg

MommaBird
10-14-2008, 10:28 PM
These are outstanding ladies! One more for me.

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/HushBaby.JPG

omajo
10-14-2008, 10:39 PM
Stunning pages everybody!
For some reason I couldn't dl Fiona's freebies, probably its just my computer. Will try again later.

TNLori
10-15-2008, 12:23 AM
Wintertime in Tennessee, shot taken in the Cherokee National Forest after a mild snow:

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2145/Diamonds-000-Winter.jpg



And summertime in Tennesse, also taken in the Cherokee National Forest during a hike last summer.

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2145/Diamonds-001-Summer.jpg


I used "Making Memories" from Fiona's SBM store. I think it's cool how you can two such completely different looks from the same kit.

mh51
10-15-2008, 02:56 AM
This was fun.
I had these photos from one of our trips to the USA...
We were driving by a Garden Centre & just happened to notice that they had this WONDERFUL display for Halloween.
I'd NEVER seen anything like it...!!!


Everything I've used were FREEBIES from our very own Fiona
(Angle Within)

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/1542/Challenge_Wk_43.jpg

HEY... before you ask... NOOOOOOOOO that isn't me at the bottom of the page LOL LOL LOL

twpclerk
10-15-2008, 06:29 AM
Fantastic layout Mary.

angelwithin
10-15-2008, 07:17 AM
fabulous pages ladies :D

mh51
10-15-2008, 07:18 AM
As soon as I saw this kit I just knew it would be ideal for three photos I had in my 'scrapping folder'
Colours are such a match for the new Kit & Template by Deanne Gow-Smith (Moonbeam)
Entitled ~ Moonlightpearl (available in store NOW)


https://www.scrapbookmax.com/digital-scrapbooking-kits/products/Moonlightpearl-Template.html

https://www.scrapbookmax.com/digital-scrapbooking-kits/products/Moonlightpearl-KIT.html

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2207/228.jpg

sacannon
10-15-2008, 07:59 AM
Wow, these are all gorgeous!

Granny
10-15-2008, 01:21 PM
I agree with Sac, gorgeous.

Here is mine. I did a dvd version of my friends wedding, but this challenge has inspired me to do a printed album. Thank you Fiona for a really beautiful challenge.

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/connors.jpg

:D

sacannon
10-15-2008, 01:33 PM
That's beautiful Granny!

angelwithin
10-15-2008, 01:40 PM
beautiful pages everyone :D

mh51
10-15-2008, 02:55 PM
Hey Sue, you beat me to it... YES, Granny's page is truly beautiful.

Granny
10-15-2008, 04:24 PM
Thank you girls!!! I think every one is doing really great on this one!

:D

scrappyaggie48
10-15-2008, 07:01 PM
Just checking in, wonderful pages ladies - have a great day all :):)

MommaBird
10-15-2008, 07:17 PM
Beautiful everyone!! Granny you are wondermous!!!

omajo
10-17-2008, 03:19 AM
Here is my entree, I could't dl Fiona's diamond shapes, should try with the XP computer ( Ussually I don't have any problem with my Vista).
Hope this is OK !
I'm using Granny's, the Teddy, racket, wordart, and the highlight border around the frame. Thanks so much !

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Gift-for-you-008-Page-9.jpg

omajo
10-17-2008, 03:23 AM
Ooh, I enjoy looking at all the others layouts, they are all beautiful!!. Put comments in the gallery.

angelwithin
10-19-2008, 07:14 PM
Fantasic Pages everyone

another weekly challenge has ended, for all those who submitted a page check your PM boxes to get the link to download a set of 4 vintage style lace envelopes that i've put together for you from a new kit i have coming to store soon called Graceful, 2 are frames and 2 journal embellishments


A new weekly challenge starts tomorrow :eek:

PixyGirl
10-19-2008, 09:04 PM
I am still new at this and think I am uploading the weekly challenge for October.
I used the diamond picture cutter, however, I had to be careful which pictures I selected because it would "cut" the picture in areas that were not useable?
Also, when fitting the picture to the diamond frames, I had to stretch them to fit, giving them an elongated look.
Am I doing something wrong?
I really love the diamond frames! Thank you!
Pixygirl

angelwithin
10-19-2008, 09:12 PM
great page pixygirl

when using weird shaped frames i tend to place my frame then use a blank photo shape before i cut it, stretch the blank into position, custom shape then double click and replace with the photo you wish to use, this way you get to choose the area of the photo you want to use -for the diamond it's best to import a square photo shape first

fiona x

nanwu
10-19-2008, 09:27 PM
thanks for the lovely posting gift

twpclerk
10-19-2008, 10:00 PM
Thank you Fiona, this is a beautiful gift.

scrappyaggie48
10-19-2008, 10:02 PM
Thanks for the georgeous gift Fiona and a great challenge.:):)

Granny
10-20-2008, 01:32 PM
Thank you for the lovely gift, Fiona! A pleasure to be part of your challenges!

;)

MommaBird
10-20-2008, 01:39 PM
Thanks for the beautiful gift!

Marion
10-20-2008, 09:39 PM
Thanks Fiona!

omajo
10-20-2008, 10:24 PM
Thanks Fiona for the beautiful frames !