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angelwithin
06-15-2009, 06:15 AM
take it away Tina :D

Manatee25
06-15-2009, 09:43 AM
YAY! I finally get my turn! lol. I am excited to see how you all like my challenge this week. Here we go!

LETS GET RANDOM!

This week we are going to play a fun little game. Today is 6-15-09. Here is what I want you to do.

1. Open your pictures folder on your computer.

2. count to the 6th folder and open that one.

3. now count to the 15th picture inside that folder
OR
If you are like me you will have more folders. Count to the 15th folder.

4. If you had more folders you can go to our next random number 9. Count to the 9th picture inside that folder.

NOW SCRAP IT! No matter what it is, even if it is blurry, or a terrible photo, I want you to scrap it (ok unless it is a naughty photo.. then find the closest one that you can share on a family site!)

Please DON'T stress about the numbers... they are just to help us on our quest for randomness. If your folder only has 2 photos instead of 15 then just scrap the last photo in the folder.

Here is the photo that I landed on for this week. Not my best photo... but I had fun with the page anyway.

http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd302/manatee25/Scrapbooking/02ff99a0.jpg
Credits: Ornamental Christmas templates. Designed by me. I altered this template a bit to fit my needs.

Now I am going to show you the photo I got with last weeks date. (since I thought I was up last week) This one happened to be a photo that I had always wanted to scrap and never gotten to. It had been forgotten in my dusty picture folders.

http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd302/manatee25/Scrapbooking/a6eb3b7b.jpg
Credits: Sweet Child O Mine kit created by Nikki Fabulous Designs.

I hope you all have fun with this challenge. You might be surprised at what you can create with a random photo!

pickngrin
06-15-2009, 11:08 AM
Ok how fun is this? We should do random daily challenges like this!!!!

pickngrin
06-15-2009, 12:29 PM
Here is mine.

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/6-15-09-screenshot.jpg

tackettup
06-15-2009, 01:34 PM
This is a neat challenge and so far it looks like we have all landed on decent looking photos! :p Love the pages above me...awesome job ladies!


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

Manatee25
06-15-2009, 01:42 PM
Great job girls! You did get some great photos to land on! I am so glad you are having fun! Keep them it up!

pickngrin
06-15-2009, 01:50 PM
Great job girls! You did get some great photos to land on! I am so glad you are having fun! Keep them it up!

Well I would love to keep it up, but since that is the only 6th folder, 15th photo....maybe I will mix the date up and go 15th folder, 6th pic and etc. lol!

Manatee25
06-15-2009, 02:53 PM
That is a great idea pick! I really don't care WHAT random pictures you use! Come up with your own numbers and see where that takes you! I just used the date as a starting point. You could do all your familys birthdays too! GO WILD!

nanwu
06-15-2009, 05:18 PM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/sbm-challenge-pages-003-week-68-challenge.jpg

Wickel
06-15-2009, 08:39 PM
Here is my enty ............everything used on this layout was created by Tina Sudweeks ! I love old building, I just find them fascinating :) This photo was shot in our capitol, Concord New Hampshire. This is from my 6th folder and the last picture in that folder .

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2644/Wkly_Challenge_68_hosted_by_Manatee-WJ01-screenshot.jpg

ValerieElaine
06-15-2009, 09:19 PM
This picture cut a bit of Tori off. My niece and my grandson were born 2 weeks apart.

Kit used was Gentle Spirit from SBM freebies.http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/WC-006-Week-68.jpg

ValerieElaine
06-15-2009, 09:22 PM
Here's another, This was taken on a very cloudy Easter, tried to brighten it up. Credit in gallery.
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/WC-007-Week68a.jpg

sylvia esther
06-16-2009, 06:24 AM
Not a great photo, hope Judith forgives me! Great memory though.:)

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

Manatee25
06-16-2009, 08:28 AM
Great job girls!! I love them all! So far I think all the photos have been wonderful! If you want to play some more try using your birthday as your random number!

pickngrin
06-16-2009, 01:33 PM
I did Cameron's birthday for the folders

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/3-25-03-screenshot.jpg
Credits in the gallery

pickngrin
06-16-2009, 05:25 PM
Then I used my birthday which ended up being pictures of Cameron's birthday

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/12-3-screenshot.jpg

sylvia esther
06-16-2009, 06:57 PM
I used my birthday and got this photo of my granddaughter. Not hard as most of my pictures are of grandchildren! This one is a little blurry and I probably wouldn't have scrapped it if not for this challenge. You sure showed me you can make something out of anything. Thank you.:D

credits in gallery

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Merry-go-round.jpg

Manatee25
06-16-2009, 07:04 PM
I am so glad you ladies are enjoying this challenge! Would you like me to try and give you a new random number each day?

sylvia esther
06-16-2009, 07:14 PM
Good idea! Would it be cheating to first clean out my folders of not so good photos? Ha ha . So far I've been a bit lucky with random picks, this luck won't last, I know it.

Manatee25
06-16-2009, 09:09 PM
LOL.... I don't know about cheating... but it may be good motivation to do some folder cleaning!

pilotswife
06-17-2009, 09:36 AM
Here's mine. I couldn't do a lot with the photo without messing it up. This was from a batch of photos I "rescued" from an old memory card I found from my first digital camera. I used a kit called All American Cowboy by Yardbunny.

NanaC95565
06-17-2009, 09:53 AM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/SBM_WeeklyChallenge_.jpg

Here is mine. redits in gallery.

Manatee25
06-17-2009, 09:59 AM
Haha! Love the verse NanaC! You are all doing great with this! I don't think there has been a 'bad' photo yet! It is amazing what we scrappers can make out of a random picture!

Ok... for those of you who want to keep playing.... here is your new random number set.
3
5
12

Start with your 3rd folder 5th picture/folder in there, and your 12th picture if you need one more step. HAVE FUN!....

hmmm... I totally just made those numbers up.... wonder what photo I have there!???

Manatee25
06-17-2009, 10:17 AM
Awww... it was a photo folder I had totally forgotten I wanted to scrap!!! I don't know if you are enjoying this game... but I sure am!!!! LOL.

Oh.. and I don't think I told you. You are welcome to use other photos on your page to help tell the story. But I want whatever the random photo was to be the center of attention!

http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd302/manatee25/Scrapbooking/f6ddbe81.jpg
credits: Button Bonanza created by Me. sells in the SBM store.

pickngrin
06-17-2009, 02:25 PM
Here is mine. I cheated just a hair...the picture that I was supposed to use...I had already scrapped that one, so I went to the next one.
Credits in the gallery
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/3-5-12-screenshot.jpg

Manatee25
06-17-2009, 04:04 PM
Thats not cheating! That is good sence! No reason to re-scrap a photo! Love the colors in that one!

O2BNGdHope
06-17-2009, 07:17 PM
Well, I haven't scrapped this photo yet. I guess I should have as this was a favorite spot for the grandchildren to hide or just lay.

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/My-special-hiding-place.jpg

nannybernie
06-18-2009, 06:13 AM
Sorry took so long to get this done, been doing overtime and no time at present. Good challenge though, I didn't know what I was going to get. Credits to BeachAround Alpha for letters for Jalen and also the seahorse and boat and one of the starfish, rest of embies are mine and papers are from babypapers and canvas from sbm. Got to love this program.
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/junechallengejalen-screenshot.jpg

Manatee25
06-18-2009, 10:13 AM
Ok ladies. New random number for today!

7
3
14

Good luck! I may or may not get to do this one today... got a BIG weekend planned! WEEE~!!!!

pickngrin
06-18-2009, 02:10 PM
Here is mine. I don't usually scrap this frilly but I actually liked the way it turned out.
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/7-3-screenshot.jpg

nannybernie
06-19-2009, 04:29 AM
We have a large family Xmas each year a week or so prior to Dec 25th, this allows all my brothers and sisters and their families to all congregate in the one place at the one time. We rotate who hosts the gathering each year and have been doing this since 1977. In 2001 we had this at my brothers Bush Block, and this is one of the photos taken by my sister in law of my husband, myself, my children and grand children at that time. We do separate family groups then an everyone in shot, which is growing each year, and generally includes 40 plus people. Credits to Scrapbookmax, for some of the xmas ornament embies and papers, the remaining embies are mine
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/JUNE_XMAS_AUSSIE_STYLE-screenshot.jpg

Kimmyann
06-19-2009, 04:37 PM
Here is My Random Picture...It was a Pretty Good One.
Credits to MoonBeam's Kit Earth Tones and Autisticwonder's Journal Strips....Confession....I Paper scrapppppppped this Picture, before I Found SBM.....Of Course the SBM Page LOOKS BETTER!!!!!!


http://www.scrapbookmax.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=141&pictureid=1108

Manatee25
06-19-2009, 11:10 PM
Hey girls! You are going to have to pick your own random dates for the rest of the week! Got a CRAZY weekend going on here!!!! I am so glad you have all had fun with this weeks challenge!!! Keep them coming! Its easy... just think of 2 or 3 numbers and GO!

Kimmyann
06-20-2009, 04:55 PM
Random landed on getting ready for Prom


http://www.scrapbookmax.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=141&pictureid=1109

Kimmyann
06-20-2009, 04:57 PM
oooops!!!! credits too cottage creek designs for Heritage kit

pickngrin
06-20-2009, 07:55 PM
randomly selected
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/bubbles-screenshot.jpg

angelwithin
06-22-2009, 07:51 AM
Fabulous Challenge Manatee :D

well done everyone who joined in, thats the end of this weeks challenge a new weekly challenge starts shortly :D

nannybernie
06-26-2009, 07:32 AM
Being cheeky I guess, but I really enjoyed this challenge and thought, I would do one again. My second eldest son had just graduated from the armed forces academy, and we had travelled to attend the weekend celebrations, the two brothers planned and plotted all night to try and get the younger of the two to sneak out with big bro. Didn't happen we had to put our foot down, just a bit too young to go out on the town with that pack of ratbags. (I mean that in a nice way). Credits to Phuong Ton Serenity elements, the ivy and the mesh was from somewhere but can't remember where, sorry, but thanks.
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/boyswillbeboys-screenshot.jpg