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knzus
03-01-2010, 01:01 PM
Our March 2010 Designer Challenge is hosted by Donna Thomas {autisticwonder}

autisticwonder
03-01-2010, 03:07 PM
YEE HAW!! REady for some more SHARING TIME?

THis Month's CHALLENGE THEME is Campaign 2010!!!

Want you to do a layout to CAMPAIGN for your favorite someone for a certain position in YOUR government in life..

For example: King of Kissers...Vote goes to my HUSBAND ..yada yada yada..

President of my FAN CLUB ....My indorcement goes to so and so..LOL..list of qualifications..

Luckiest Person in the WORLD....my vote goes to "someone"..etc..


March has St. Patrick's Day, Eyes of March, End of Winter, etc... So you can use this CAMPAIGN theme anyway you wish..

PRIZE DRAWING for all those that participate in this CHALLENGE...To add more chances to win...donate some of your clever artwork, templates, etc..

PRIZE is a $20 gift award from paypal..You can use it on whatever you wish..Most places, including Max, use paypal to make purchases..all I will need is
your email with paypal . That is only necessary for the winner of the random drawing.

To increase your chances to win:

1) Submit a picture of your layout = 1 chance added to drawing
2) Submit a shareable smt template = 5 chances added to drawing
3) Submit an embellishment, papers, etc. = 1 chance added for each embellishment, paper, tile, etc.
4) Participate with comments = 1 chance per comment

So let's have fun..see what your campaign looks like!!

Due to the nature of the CHALLENGE..I have no goodie pack to offer for you..You all will do the art work this time.
Use whatever freebies have been given already in forums..and be sure to give credits as needed.. You get credit for YOUR work
and noone else's freebies. But working them up into a layout becomes YOUR work..

THANKS ALL!!

ksd_24_f
03-01-2010, 05:16 PM
Oh man this one looks hard!! :) hmmm, need some thinking time!!

autisticwonder
03-01-2010, 07:01 PM
I love to make you all work hard!! LOL..But you all do sooooo FANTASTIC when you get challenged like this!! HAve tons of folks that love grabbing the goodies you all make!! THrills me to watch all the talented folks in here do their thing!!

HUGS sweetie!! We have a whole month to do it!!

ksd_24_f
03-01-2010, 07:36 PM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/Challenges_-_Designer_challenge-March.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38651-student-of-the-year-award.html)
K, here's my shot at this challenge!!
Kristine Bents and Jessica Safty are the designers of this great kit which you can snag for free (see link in Gallery)
Because I can't post other program stuff, but have posted the link where you can get the stuff for free does that count as sharing;) tee hee
Kelly

autisticwonder
03-02-2010, 07:28 AM
Oh..I'm sooooooooo Impressed!! THIS IS RIGHT ON GIRL!! Absolutely LOVE it!! You already have two chances in the drawing!! Go woman!!

Keep em coming!!

HUGS,
donna

wolvsie35
03-02-2010, 02:13 PM
OMG...this looks like an awesome challenge GF!!!! I am going to have to do one for this...
KSD...what a wonderful layout!!!!!! Love them colors...and how you arranged the photo's...Very classy!

ksd_24_f
03-02-2010, 06:34 PM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/Challenges_-_Best_Smile.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38661-best-smile.html)
Thank you ladies!!
Well I couldn't post a LO of one daughter and not the other, so here is our second born April :)
Credits in the gallery :)

nannybernie
03-02-2010, 08:44 PM
Designer challenge March 2010. I nominate Jalen April for the Best Big Sister. She has two younger sisters, and she is the perfect big sister, she loves them both, plays with them, sings songs and reads to them, she mothers both Dominique and Paxton. She has so much patience it is unbelievable, particularly with Dominique who is a real live wire. mask was from Fiona Storey. All the rest my papers and embies, which I will post separately. Thanks for the challenge Donna
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Best_Big_Sister_Jalen-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p38665-best-big-sisterjalen.html)
Dowload Template from 4shared link just double click on the journaling, photos or caption and replace with your own.
http://www.4shared.com/file/233250199/6980d249/Best_Big_Sister_Jalen.html

autisticwonder
03-02-2010, 09:52 PM
nanniebernie and ksd..you two are doing AWESOME!! GREAT job with credits!! Love the template download!! and it's only the first day!! GREAT stories!! So Happy!! Keep em coming!!

HUGS!!
donna

nannybernie
03-02-2010, 09:54 PM
Here are some of my papers and embies for sharing, personal use only.
Please download from 4shared, all bar 1 paper are 12x12. 4 papers and 5 embies in booster pack, also forgot to put the babybreathe into the booster pack, so posted as png for you to click and save as.
http://www.4shared.com/file/233282268/c9c04c73/best-big-sister-Nanny-Bernie.html

ksd_24_f
03-03-2010, 06:41 AM
Thank you for the freebies Nanny Bernie! Beautiful as always!

autisticwonder
03-03-2010, 07:40 AM
Yes nanniebernie...THANKS so much for the pack of wonderful goodies for all to download!! AWESOME start for the month and love what you are doing with the theme!!

HUGS!!
donna

MeegsBeads
03-03-2010, 03:53 PM
great pages girls =) you were so quick to do a page up in this theme! i'm still trying to think of an idea ...

ksd_24_f
03-03-2010, 05:14 PM
I have so many ideas now that I started, but I'm too shy to post any more until some other members jump in here!! :) ha ha

autisticwonder
03-03-2010, 07:39 PM
Don't be shy girl!! Let's see all your fun ideas!! Go girl!! Love your workups!!

HUGS you brilliant scrappers!!
donna

ksd_24_f
03-04-2010, 08:38 PM
ok then, if you insist!! ha ha
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/Mom_-_Page_1.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38720-mom-as-best-nana.html)
I used angelwithin's kit Caffé Macchiato for this LO. You can find it in her store. Thanks again for the kit Fiona!

ValerieElaine
03-04-2010, 08:55 PM
Here is my entry.
Just a little story to go with this layout. I say my mom is protective for example - when I was is the hospital in January she wanted to spend the night with me. When she was told thatn she couldn't only parents could stay with their children( meaning small children) her reply was "Well she IS MY Child"

I made the cluster using various freebies from SBM, the papers and frame were made by me.
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/March-2010-Designer-Challenge-000-Page-1.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38721-mother-of-the-year.html)

dillie1
03-05-2010, 03:58 AM
Valerie--this is a beautiful tribute to your mother. She is absolutely right-a mother's child is still her child no matter the age. Great Story and Layout. Thanks for the freebies, I love them.

Nanniebernie--big sisters are always special and have a way of nurturing the rest of the family. Love your layout. Thank you for your freebies...

KSD--you have a couple of beautiful layouts--great job on the arrangements of photos on each of the layouts. Love the colors.

Now since, I am off work for three days, I will have time to do some scrapping. Yep a long weekend to myself--hubby away and it is just me, my animals and my scrapping...

autisticwonder
03-05-2010, 11:54 AM
Dillie..I'm with you!!! Valerie Elaine, KSD, Nannybernie!! You all are Knockin my socks off with the beautiful sentiments!! Protective Mom, Best Nana!! YEE HAW!! Keep em coming!!
Hugs ALL!!
donna

Kosinsky
03-05-2010, 03:46 PM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/designer-challenge-006-march.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38744-lucy.html)

Here's my attempt for the challenge. Everything I used was from the carefree kit from SBM. Even though she's gotten in the habit of chewing my slippers when I'm gone, she's still the best puppy in the world to me.

wolvsie35
03-05-2010, 03:59 PM
All these pages are great! I hope I did mine right...lol...Here is my attempt at making a page...
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/Funny_Guy.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38745-funny-guy.html)

Kosinsky
03-05-2010, 04:14 PM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/designer-challenge-007-march-_2.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38747-slliest-girl.html)

Here's #2.
All papers and embies are from the scrapbbok boutique program.

autisticwonder
03-05-2010, 04:25 PM
Tickle me pink Wolvsie and Kosinsky!!! YEAH for the animals!! Little Girls ROCK and Funny GUy makes #1 hit!!
WAY TO GO folks!! You got the idea!! LOVE these BEAUTIFUL layouts!!

HUGS Brilliant people!!
Keep em comin!!!

donna

lindaathome
03-06-2010, 12:35 AM
http://http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/In_Loving_Memory_Mother-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38748-in-loving-memory-mother-screenshot.html)

This is in Memory of my beloved Mother who passed away in March 2009. She has my vote as the most influential person in my life. I hope you all enjoy my page. Papers are from Fancy Mats kit, Rose is from the I Luv U kit,the ribbon is from the Mini Bugs Delight kit. Thanks to all of the friends for sharing them.

I have attached the template. I hope it works okay. You should be able to use all of the papers and embellishments if I did it correctly.

Linda

ksd_24_f
03-06-2010, 06:47 AM
Oh Wow, I love them all!! They are so gorgeous! This is a fun challenge :) Great way of honoring the ppl/pets that we love!
Kel

makeyesup
03-06-2010, 07:34 AM
Awesome tribute pages.

dillie1
03-06-2010, 10:10 AM
Here is my layout. Credits in the Gallery.

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/My_Special_Scrapbook_-_Page_61.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38763-my-great-niece.html)

dillie1
03-06-2010, 11:10 AM
Here is one more--credit to Fiona Storey for Lace Dream Kit found in the SBM store.

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/My_Special_Scrapbook_-_Page_7.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38764-mom-and-dad.html)

lindaathome
03-06-2010, 11:45 AM
http://http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/In_Loving_Memory_Mother-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38748-in-loving-memory-mother-screenshot.html)

This is in Memory of my beloved Mother who passed away in March 2009. She has my vote as the most influential person in my life. I hope you all enjoy my page. Papers are from Fancy Mats kit, Rose is from the I Luv U kit,the ribbon is from the Mini Bugs Delight kit. Thanks to all of the friends for sharing them.

I have attached the template. I hope it works okay. You should be able to use all of the papers and embellishments if I did it correctly.

Linda

I am trying to attach a file for the Embies also.

My friends aer Carena and Fiona

lindaathome
03-06-2010, 11:49 AM
My friends are Carena and Fiona.

lindaathome
03-06-2010, 11:51 AM
I posted the embie file, it is downstream in this thread. I didn't know how to get it on this same post, sorry.

autisticwonder
03-06-2010, 01:07 PM
Here is one more--credit to Fiona Storey for Lace Dream Kit found in the SBM store.

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/My_Special_Scrapbook_-_Page_7.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38764-mom-and-dad.html)

So pretty Dillie..is this done using one of Fiona's kits? or yours? just like to know....GORGEOUS!! THanks hun!!

autisticwonder
03-06-2010, 01:08 PM
Dillie...I totally overlooked the credits you gave already..Head Slap me please!! HUGS SWEETIE!! it is one of Fiona's!! THANKS SUGar!!

dillie1
03-06-2010, 06:40 PM
Dillie...I totally overlooked the credits you gave already..Head Slap me please!! HUGS SWEETIE!! it is one of Fiona's!! THANKS SUGar!!

LOL you are funny. No need to Head Slap you...LOL

Kosinsky
03-07-2010, 06:09 AM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/designer-challenge-008-march-_3.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38778-big-brother.html)

Here's #3. All papers and embies are from Artichoke Hearts kit in Scrapbook Boutique.

dillie1
03-07-2010, 06:25 AM
Here are our three rescues that we fostered and adopted. Credit to SylviaEsther for her GreenGinger kit

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/My_Special_Scrapbook_-_Page_71.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38776-our-rescues.html)

Here is my template made from the kit. Enjoy

Daydreamer
03-07-2010, 07:24 AM
My sister truly is a rare treasure and I love her loads :) . . . We use to spend hours together, driving around, chatting at the beach or botanical gardens, running errands or simply exploring in whichever way the wind blew us that day :) . . . I miss those days . . .Our hectic lives just doesn't allow us the endless hours we once enjoyed growing up together . . . Now we make up for it with daily chats on the phone and email catchups :)

Credits to:
Nanny Bernie for the background paper (from Dancing in the clouds). The hinged photoframe, rose shining through the poem and the chain that I used for the border are also hers (from ribbons and stuff booster pack)
The heart lock and key are from Maureen (makeyesup)
The trophy came with Scrapbook Max's Keepin it Neutral
The poem I wrote myself

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2832/Best-Sister-000-Page-1.jpg

autisticwonder
03-07-2010, 02:09 PM
It is ticklin me to know end coming to this thread each day!! WAY to GO Scrappateers!! We now have Daydreamer on board with beautiful sentiments to her awesome sister!! and Dillie is so right on the money with the GORGEOUS template ...perfect green colors for St Patrick's Day fun!! And Kosinsky's Wonderfully blended child template..LOVE it!!

To give a tally of chances to win the $20 prize at the end of the month..going into the pot...are

# of chances each person

Ksd_24_f = 7
Wolvsie 35= 2
nannybernie= 16
MeegsBeads= 1
Valerie Elaine= 1
dillie1= 10
Kosinsky= 3
linadaathome= 15
makeyesup=1
Daydreamer=1





You all are making me sooo proud!! Keep em comin!!
Hugs,
donna

dillie1
03-08-2010, 10:05 AM
One more layout and template

Credit to Sylvia Esther for Blue Kit and CraftyScraps for the plaid denim from Stonewashed kit

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/My_Special_Scrapbook_-_brothers.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38792-brothers.html)

MY TEMPLATE
Had to use 4 Shared

http://www.4shared.com/file/236933949/77377896/dh_denim.html

autisticwonder
03-08-2010, 10:41 AM
Dillie!! I'm so excited!! It is BEAUTIFUL!!! THANKS For sharing!!! 5 more points added to your chances!! I'll tally weekly for everyone to get an idea as to how many chances they have to win. Be funny if only one chance wins it..but we shall see!! LOL.

HUGS and Keep em comin!!
donna

Daydreamer
03-08-2010, 11:26 AM
Hi everyone

I'm really new at digital scrapping and was wondering one of you could help me figure out how to make a shareable smt template or submit embellishments?

Thx

dillie1
03-08-2010, 12:16 PM
Hello, DayDreamer this is how I do it--please someone step in if you do it differently. Thank you!

From your SBM program go to File
Click Export Template
Add your Template name
click remove photos (if you don't click this then your photos will come through)
Click OK
This will put it in your SBM program

To bring your template here:
Click Go Advanced at the bottom of your reply
Managed Attachments
Click Add Files
Select files (smt link and screenshot)
After files are uploaded
Click Insert attachments
Click OK

I hope this helps you. If you file is too large then you will need to use a program like 4 shared (This is a free program)

TheFreeSpirit
03-08-2010, 12:17 PM
I guess we all think our mums are the best mums! Here's my entry though, I hope you like it:

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/Mar-Designer-Challenge-000-Page-1.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38796-number-1-mum-.html)

Here is the template, I hope someone can use it, some embies to follow.

Blessings - FS xx

ps: I made this LO in A4 size. Its a standard size in UK and very nice for posters like this. xx

TheFreeSpirit
03-08-2010, 12:20 PM
Here are some embellishments to go with the template above, more coming this way.

FS xx

TheFreeSpirit
03-08-2010, 12:22 PM
Some more embies ...

FS xx

dillie1
03-08-2010, 12:25 PM
Wow, FS your layout is beautiful and what awesome gifts you are giving us. Thank you so much for all the sharing in this thread. It is much appreciated.

TheFreeSpirit
03-08-2010, 12:30 PM
Some backgrounds ....

FS xx

TheFreeSpirit
03-08-2010, 12:33 PM
and some more backgrounds ...

enjoy! FS xx

Kosinsky
03-08-2010, 12:48 PM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/designer-challenge-009-march-_4.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38797-greatest-grandpa.html)

Credits go to Summer Fun kit from Scrapbook Boutique except the lace from the Heritage kit from SBM and the twill scraps from JBaechtold (origin unknown).

Daydreamer
03-08-2010, 01:03 PM
Dear Dillie1

Thanks soooo much, your instructions were spot on . . . Just 1 hiccup. . . I'm not sure whether I'm allowed to upload it as a template seeing as the paper, embellishments etc are made by other people. . . Do you perhaps know whether I can upload it or not?!?

dillie1
03-08-2010, 01:50 PM
Your welcome Daydreamer but per Donna (Autisticwonder) "Due to the nature of the CHALLENGE..I have no goodie pack to offer for you..You all will do the art work this time. Use whatever freebies have been given already in forums..and be sure to give credits as needed.. You get credit for YOUR work
and noone else's freebies. But working them up into a layout becomes YOUR work.."

ValerieElaine
03-08-2010, 03:12 PM
Credits in gallery. My granson likes to clown around if he knows that you're taking his picture.
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/March-2010-Designer-Challenge-002-Page-3.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38799-march-2010-designer-challenge-002-page-3.html)

Daydreamer
03-09-2010, 12:43 AM
Ok, here goes. . . Here's the template that goes with my "World's Greatest Sister" LO. . . Now we'll see whether I can follow instructions or not :) Either way I'm excited 'cos I'm learning something new <grin> Yippe :) . . . Dillie1, tx soo much for all your help, I really appreciate it . . .
PS: Love everyone's LO's . . . Love both the pics and colours of Student of the Year . . . the way the pics are arranged with the layered papers across the bottom of Best Big Sister, & had a nice little chuckle at the pics of "Silliest Girl" :) Love the way the backgroudn and paper colours compliment the pics. Wolvsie, how you always have just the right fonts for the page amazes me <grin> In loving memory is also a stunner. . . So chic & sophisticated. Simply loved it. The pics in the "Best Big Sister, "BestSmile", "Best Brother", "Voted Best Brother" & "#1 Family Clown" LO's are all sooo cute . . .

Kosinsky
03-09-2010, 07:10 AM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/My-Scrapbook-000-Page-164.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38804-atv-driver.html)

Here's another:) All papers and embies are from Winter Fun kit from Scrapbook Boutique.

dillie1
03-09-2010, 09:20 AM
Ok, here goes. . . Here's the template that goes with my "World's Greatest Sister" LO. . . Now we'll see whether I can follow instructions or not :) Either way I'm excited 'cos I'm learning something new <grin> Yippe :) . . . Dillie1, tx soo much for all your help, I really appreciate it . . .
PS: Love everyone's LO's . . . Love both the pics and colours of Student of the Year . . . the way the pics are arranged with the layered papers across the bottom of Best Big Sister, & had a nice little chuckle at the pics of "Silliest Girl" :) Love the way the backgroudn and paper colours compliment the pics. Wolvsie, how you always have just the right fonts for the page amazes me <grin> In loving memory is also a stunner. . . So chic & sophisticated. Simply loved it. The pics in the "Best Big Sister, "BestSmile", "Best Brother", "Voted Best Brother" & "#1 Family Clown" LO's are all sooo cute . . .

Great Job--I was able to download it.:D

Thank you so much for your nice comments...They are much appreciated.

autisticwonder
03-09-2010, 10:27 AM
I've got GOOSEBUMPS coming back to the thread today...WOWOWOWOWOWOWO!!! You all have been busy!!
Got a special project I'm doing for Max..should be fun to see how it all works out for you to eventually benefit from..

Dillie..BLESS you and your AWESOME directions for downloading a template here and answering Daydreamer questions on how to do that!! SO LOVE ya GIRL!!

HOT DOG...FreeSpirit has popped in to help with more goodie downloads!! PERFECT for St. Patricks Day just around the corner!! Mum ROCKS!!
Love all the beautiful embies and papers too!! YES!!

Kosinsky..OH..the GORGEOUS TEMPLATES..SO happy to see the pretty blue winter scene!! GO WOMAN!!!

Valerie Elaine..bright and cheery...Knocked my socks off!! WONDERFUL template!!

Daydreamer!! Keep em comin..and just to add to what Dillie has already done a great job in doing.. REMEMBER to put your initials in anything you submit for sharing..Then it will lessen
the chance of getting overwritten by another with same name.. AND..only submit templates if the items were from our forum site freebie section or you have permission from the owners from another site please. I can't filter through all the freebies to determine their origins easily..So I'm hoping you all can do well with that. Always give credits for items in you templates that others have made please. Then no one's feelings will be hurt..and makes everyone very appreciative of the template YOU create using the goodies!!

I'm really tickled with all the great stuff already submitted!! Too fUN!! You all have GREAT talent! Don't need designers making it all for you!!

Keep up the GREAT work all!! I'm LOVING it!!

HUGS,
donna

TheFreeSpirit
03-09-2010, 11:07 AM
and the award goes to ... my husband!

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/FS-Best-Husband-000-Page-1.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p38806-best-husband.html)

Template and embies to follow.

Blessings - FS xx

Kosinsky
03-09-2010, 11:24 AM
Great LO FS:) I love the journaling.

TheFreeSpirit
03-09-2010, 11:27 AM
Here are some embies for you:

Blessings - FS xx

TheFreeSpirit
03-09-2010, 11:42 AM
Here are some transparent papers for you:

I've had to reduce them in size because the upload wouldn't permit them any bigger. I will post the jpgs too, as they come in 'bigger'.

Blessings - FS xx

TheFreeSpirit
03-09-2010, 11:44 AM
Here are the papers, including the non-transparent versions of the rose papers

FS xx

TheFreeSpirit
03-09-2010, 11:48 AM
Here is the template as promised. I had some trouble - for some reason it wasn't clearing the photo out, but it was taking out the embellishment!

Blessings - FS xx

Kosinsky
03-09-2010, 12:03 PM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/My-Scrapbook-001-Page-217.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38807-dad-of-the-year.html)
I'm truely addicted:) The credits for this one go to Michelle McCoy and her Dad in Teal kit.

ksd_24_f
03-09-2010, 05:56 PM
Holy jeez, I stepped away from the computer for three days and look what happened!! I got to get scrappin!!! ha ha :) These LO's are amazing!!

lindaathome
03-09-2010, 06:35 PM
http://http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Bubble_Gum_Beauty-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p38809-bubble-gum-beauty.html)




I call this Bubble Gum Beauty. My granddaughter tried and tried to learn how to blow bubbles. She finally mastered it. Unfortunately, the bubble did not survivie the big smile when I took the picture.

Credits for the Grungy Gal Kit and the Fancy Mats Kit which includes the My Diary striped paper I used.

I have included both the template and the embies for you. I hope you enjoy them.

dillie1
03-09-2010, 07:18 PM
Wow such awesome work everyone and thank you again for sharing your templates and embies. Love each and every one of them. Dillie

lindaathome
03-09-2010, 09:28 PM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Cutest_Flower_in_the_Garden-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p38813-cutest-flower-in-the-garden.html)

This is my granddaughter Ella. She has my vote for the cutest flower in the garden of life.

Credits to Fiona for her FST March Groove Challenge freebie kit, FST Tutti May Challenge kit, and to Bluevelvet Designs for the adorable little flower girl.

I have attached the template as well as the embie files. I had to put them in 2 files due to the size. I hope you enjoy them.

Linda

dillie1
03-10-2010, 04:28 AM
I call this Bubble Gum Beauty. My granddaughter tried and tried to learn how to blow bubbles. She finally mastered it. Unfortunately, the bubble did not survivie the big smile when I took the picture.
I cut off the picture by accident but I was replying to Lindathome "BubbleGumBeauty"


I was just reading on another site that March is BubbleGum Month!;)

Kosinsky
03-10-2010, 08:29 AM
Great LO's Lindathome. I love that little flower costume, it's so cute:)

autisticwonder
03-10-2010, 09:45 AM
Oh My GRACIOUS..you all are ROCKIN this town with awesome stuff here!! WHEW!!

Kosinsky...Dad of the YEAR is AWESOME and I do so love Wolvsies awesome kits!! WOW!

Ksd..I'm with you..in just 24 hours its awesome to find tons more fun here!! I'm soooo pleased!!

lindaathome...Bubble GUM Beauty and Cutiest flower...oh......SOOOO Precious!!

Dillie..You tickle my funny bone!! Love your IMMENSE support!! YOU THE JAM!!

All of you WONDERSCRAPPERS...Keep em coming...

I spilled a drink on my computer modem and had to replace to get internet up and running..KEy board looks like I'll have to replace it..URGH!! Sticky..

Hopefully I can pop in several more times today..if not..you know my keyboard died!! LOL

THANKS all!!

EXCELLENT work!!

HUGS,
donna

autisticwonder
03-10-2010, 09:48 AM
Free Spirit...sure don't want to leave all your MAGNIFICO efforts out..SLAP ME!!

LOVE the template and embies pack for the HUSBAND Of the YEAR!! Way to GO!! Love your work!!

HUG the STUFFIN out of ya WOMAN!!

TheFreeSpirit
03-10-2010, 10:11 AM
I spilled a drink on my computer modem and had to replace to get internet up and running..KEy board looks like I'll have to replace it..URGH!! Sticky..

Oh yuck!

You're welcome for the stuff, this thread is just rockin! Everyone's stuff is just so inspiring, makes you want to just get to it and add to the fun! More coming your way. ;)

Blessings - FS xx

autisticwonder
03-10-2010, 04:51 PM
LOVE ya girl!!!

Huggies,
donna

lindaathome
03-10-2010, 05:02 PM
Thanks everyone for the praise. I'm new at this and you are all very encouraging. Dillie, I had no idea that March was Bubble gum month. How precious.

Daydreamer
03-11-2010, 02:01 AM
My dad's birthday is coming up this week, so I made this layout as a gift . . . Credits to Karens Scraps and Graphics Hot Romance freebie kit . . .
For some reason I wasn't able to upload the pic to gallery. I'll try again later. . . Oh bugger, can't seem to upload template either :( Can anyone help?

Daydreamer
03-11-2010, 02:36 AM
Hi, I'm not sure I'm doing this right. . . I realised the file size is probably my problem . . . So I created a 4shared account. . . (was I supposed to say yes, I want others to be able to browse my stuff?!?!) Very new to all this so please bear with me. . . I'm hoping all I need to do is copy the link in here and it'll work?!? Hold thumbs
Daddy ur the Best! ZA.sm2t (http://www.4shared.com/file/238822135/216c15ef/Daddy_ur_the_Best_ZA.html)

autisticwonder
03-11-2010, 08:48 AM
Daydreamer..OUTSTANDING template and a GREAT sentiment to your DAD!! Happy Birthday to him!!

I see the file size is 6.7 for the template..5.0 is limit for uploads to forum for templates I'm afraid. But good news ..your link works!! BRAVO!!

THANKS so much sWEETIE..you are coming along GREAT!! Keep em comin!! TOO fun!!

HUGS,
donna

TheFreeSpirit
03-11-2010, 12:40 PM
Hi everyone

Here's The Best Witch layout. I had such fun making the embies and papers, I am going to upload them tomorrow so you guys can share them.

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/FS-The-Best-Witch-000-Page-1.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38823-the-best-witch.html)

Blessings - FS xx

Daydreamer
03-11-2010, 01:11 PM
Yippee, Scrapbook Max's Gallery is up and running again . . . Here's my pic :)
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/Birthday-001-Daddy-UR-the-BEST_.jpg

dillie1
03-11-2010, 01:17 PM
Hello, I must say these are some great layouts everyone.

My mom was pregnant with me and the day she went into labor she promised my sister and my brother that she would take them to an "IceCream" Social. While they were there my mom went into labor. Yes and to this day, my favorite thing in the whole world is Ice Cream.


I am having challenges uploading my template--will try again later..

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/My_Special_Scrapbook_-_Page_11.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38824-my-special-scrapbookpage-11.html)

Daydreamer
03-11-2010, 01:24 PM
Love your colours and fonts Dillie. . . They're simply perfect for your layout!

dillie1
03-11-2010, 01:43 PM
Love your colours and fonts Dillie. . . They're simply perfect for your layout!

Thank you--the ICE CREAM is called Alpha Ice Cream and I found them at CraftyScraps a few months ago.

Here is my template

http://www.4shared.com/file/239219065/ca945e9e/dh_ice_cream.html

lindaathome
03-11-2010, 04:40 PM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/New_Play_Pals_Noah_and_Ella-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p38835-play-pals.html)

My grandaughter Ella loves playing with her best pal Noah. Noah is a newfoundland and he is as large in heart as he is in size.
I used elements from the FST_Summers_End kit, thank you Fiona, and the Waves kit. I have attached the template and the embellishments for you as well. I hope you enjoy.

autisticwonder
03-11-2010, 05:18 PM
hehehehe...I LOVE ice cream too!! GREAT story Dillie!! I'll remember that!! heheheheehehe

Go lindaathome!! HUGE dog compared to that little girl!! WOW!! Too fun!!

ah..folks..THIS IS FUN ANd the month isn't even half over!! LOTS of wonderful templates and ideas as well as awesome embies!!

LOVE these kinda challenges!!

HUGS and keep em coming!!

donna

lindaathome
03-11-2010, 05:48 PM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Sand_Art-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p38837-sand-art.html)

This is a page of very awesome sand art creations. There is a contest every year on the beach in New Hampshire.

I used elements from the Surf and Sand kit.

I have attached the template and the embies.

lindaathome
03-11-2010, 07:48 PM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Winter_Fun-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p38842-winter-fun.html)

Ella loves to play outside no matter what the weather is. She makes the cutest little snow bunny.

I used elements from FST_Winter_Fun, thanks Fiona, Charlies Challenge, the ribbon is from Grungy Gal kit, and MMC_August_Challenge. The background is my own.

I have included the template and the embies for you. Enjoy.

Linda

lindaathome
03-11-2010, 08:57 PM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Halloween_Buds-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p38844-halloween-buds.html)

This was my great grandson's first Halloween. He wasn't sure what to think of all of the costumes and commotion. We had a Howling good time. This is my vote for the "Howliest Halloween"

I used elements from the Funky Fusion kit and the FST-October_Chalenge, thanks again Fiona. The background is my own picture.

I have included the template and embies also. Enjoy.

autisticwonder
03-11-2010, 09:14 PM
Lindaathome!!! WOWW!! You have been busy and these are AWESOME!!
Love the Sand pictures ...GRACIOUS..that is FANTASTIC to see!!
LOVE the WINTER SCENE!! WOWWY!!
Halloween ROCKS!!

HUGS!!
donna

lindaathome
03-11-2010, 09:25 PM
Thank you so much Donna. I had some of them done last night but was unable to upload. I am loving this challenge. Thank you so much for offering it. There are so many wonderful and different ideas and pages that everyone is submitting. This is my first challenge and I am loving it.

Linda

lindaathome
03-11-2010, 10:48 PM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Most_Loving_Grandmother-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p38848-most-loving-grandmother.html)

This is my favorite picture of my maternal grandmother. She lived out of state. We visited with her once or twice a year when I was growing up. She always made those visits very special and memorable. She was such a kind and loving person.

I made this completely with the FST_Timeless_Elegance kit. Thanks Fiona. You have such lovely kits and are so kind to share them with us.

I have included the template and embies as well.

Linda

lindaathome
03-11-2010, 11:44 PM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Sweetest_Smiles_Cousins-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p38850-sweetest-smiles.html)

My grandaughter Arika and her cousins Liz and Ashton always have the sweetest smiles. They brighten your day and make everything seem better.

I used the FST_Chalenge_59 kit and the ribbon from the FST_Timeless_Challenge. Credits to Fiona again. Papers are from Scrapbooks Plus.

Template and embies attached.

Linda

TheFreeSpirit
03-12-2010, 10:04 AM
Here are the first of the embies for this kit.

More to follow.

FS xx

TheFreeSpirit
03-12-2010, 10:06 AM
Some more ...

TheFreeSpirit
03-12-2010, 10:07 AM
and some more ...

TheFreeSpirit
03-12-2010, 10:09 AM
Some papers and overlays ...

Enjoy!

Blessings - FS xx

autisticwonder
03-12-2010, 10:11 AM
OK...me have to be bad guy here..LOL

Want to make it clear to everyone what is allowed for distribution and what isn't again..for newbies this is always hard to understand at first so please DON'T take this as gotta "hand cuff" you and throw you in the scrapbook ethiquette stockade!! LOL

Love the templates being created!! WOW..Knock my socks off.. and the credits are awesome!!

BUT WE CAN't REDISTRIBUTE PERSONAL USE items which I 'm confident these are in some cases.

If the EMBELLISHMENTS you used to create the templates are CREATED by someone else..You can not
put them in zip form and give them out here for any credit. I only credit YOUR template creation using them.YOUR created embellishements get credits..not from someone else..


If you use the forums ( template and embellishments sections freebies) then you can create a template with them and
submit the template here for your design workup using those items and credit those items like you are doing a great job of already.

BUt if you haven't created the embellishments..PLEASE don't pack them up for us to have here in anything other than a template form.You CAN link us to the place you got
them as a nice gesture..but I can only give you credit for what YOU designed..

It's hard to tell sometime who has designed what and I'm seeing Crafty , Carena and Fiona's names showing up on items in zip file embellishment..My oversight. I'm AWaKE NOW!!

Just so you know..this is a common error newbies make and Carena, Wolvsie (Crafty), Fiona and myself do not hold grudges to minor infractions like this. It's just something we all have to learn.

The new program always us to take individual pieces off our pages and make embellishments of our own from fonts we use.. So I encourage you to try using some shapes merged together or font wordart to give us here if you don't have an outside program like gimp (free program) , Adobe, Real Draw, or Corel Paint Shop Pro!!

LOVE what you are trying to do..BUt for here out..Please remember that!! No embellishment packs with items NOT created by you personally!!

BIG THANKS!! and so sorry if this embarrasses anyone..but that is why we are here..to LEARN!!

GORGEOUS templates..WOW!!

THANKS and HUGS all!!
donna

autisticwonder
03-12-2010, 10:15 AM
yeah FREESPIRIT!! GO woman!! TONS more goodies!! LOVE THEM!! THANKS SWEETIE!!

Casper is one of my favorite ghosts of all time!! LOL

HUGS,
donna

TheFreeSpirit
03-12-2010, 11:19 AM
and last, some word art and a couple more embies.

Blessings - FS xx

TheFreeSpirit
03-12-2010, 11:24 AM
Casper is one of my favorite ghosts of all time!! LOL Me too! and you're welcome, having great fun here. Course I did have to take some time of to do some work ... ;)

FS xx

lindaathome
03-12-2010, 04:53 PM
Donna,

I am guilty as charged. I sincerely apologize to all of the designers and everyone. I thought I was following the instructions. This is my first challenge. My ignorance is no excuse, and I apologize. Is there a way to remove my attachments? I am soooooo sorry everyone.

Linda

autisticwonder
03-12-2010, 06:29 PM
Linda...

OH, please don't worry and you are not the only one..No need to point fingers. It's MY job to make sure you all understand the ethiquette of using other peoples items. The designers stuff being given out are from very generous , fun loving, never will bite you for this kind of thing, talented ladies..THey understand!!

Once posted only SBM can delete if complaints are given to them from designers. THat hasn't happened. But from here on out..I need folks to please be care what they are bundling up to give out..

AWESOME job with your templates girl..THose are perfectly ok to give out if the items have been given out in the forums..THE CREDITS are the things most people forget to give and you have been PERFECT with credits..THat is soooo appreciated by everyone!!

This is such a common thing with newbies..So you have now been initiated and are no longer considered a Newbie!! CONGRATS!!!

Hugs sweetie!!
donna

lindaathome
03-12-2010, 07:28 PM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Little_Cowboys-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p38861-little-cowboys.html)

This an effort on my part to humbly make an effort to show my sincerity of my mistakes.

These are my two sons and my nephew when playing Cowboys and Indians was still in vogue. Circa 1973. They were the cutest little cowboys in my rodeo.

I have included the template and my hand made embies as well. I stamped the Star and Horses with Stampin Up stamps from the Wanted set.

I do want to thank everyone, especially Austisticwonder and Dillie1 for all of the help and encouragement they have shown me during this new journey I have decided to take.

Linda

ksd_24_f
03-12-2010, 08:41 PM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2808/doritos_-_Page_1.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/groove-newsletter-challenges/p38864-doritos-anyone-3f.html)
My neice Baylee Rose - always the clown!

lindaathome
03-12-2010, 08:48 PM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/MVP_Dream_Team-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p38863-mvp-dream-team.html)


My son Larry was very active and loved to play football. He loved putting on Uncle Buster's helmet and being the quarterback of our little Dream team. He always wore the helmet off to one side in his own stylish way.

This page was made from the gorgeous kit from the Weekly Challenge 56 ~ Hosted by Sacannon . I made the Title and have attached it as an embie. I have also attached the template for you.

Linda

lindaathome
03-12-2010, 10:18 PM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Sleeping_Beauty_Ella-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p38866-sleeping-beauty.html)

My lovely sleeping beauty granddaughter. She certainly has my vote as the most beautiful "Sleeping Beauty".

I made this using the kit from Groove Newsletter Contest September 2007: The Great Outdoors (FREEBIES HERE!) generously supplied by Deanne Gow-Smith! The cheerful freebies Deanne shared are from her "Sunflower Citrus #703" kit. This kit is absolutely gorgeous. Thanks Deanne. View more of Deanne's kits in the store!

I made a Bendable Title and have included it along with the template. I hope you all enjoy it.

Linda

autisticwonder
03-13-2010, 08:37 AM
OH Lindaathome..You ROCKIN this thread for sure!! Horses are my FAVORITE!!
These templates are all so DREAMY BEAUTIFUL!! GREAT credits for them all!!
THANKS so much for your embies!!

and KSD....oh..my son is a DORITO FAN himself!!! LOVE IT!! THANKS girl!!

You all are soooo WONDERFUL!! THANKS so much for all your fun support to this thread!!

Hugs cuties!!
donna

lindaathome
03-13-2010, 11:54 AM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Proudest_Moment-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p38873-proudest-moment.html)

My oldest granddaughter Raeann is currently attending Nursing college. She received her LPN Nurses's Cap in January. It was the proudest moment for dear ole Gram (me). I was so happy to share the moment with her. I am so very proud of her.

I made this with DGO's Charlie Challenge kit. It is a beautiful kit. Credits and many thanks to Deanne for the lovely gifts she gives us.

I made the mat using a paper from the DLT_For_Love_of_Freedom July kit. For-Love-of-Freedom-July-Groove-Challenge-09-DLT.smb (4.83 MB, 395 views) Autisticwonder, I'm hoping this is what you meant by making something from a paper in a kit. Especially so since this is one of your lovey kits. <wink>

Please let me know if this is acceptable sharing. I am also sharing the bendable Title I made.

Many thanks again to Autisticwonder for this great Challenge. There are so many wonderful pages submitted. Everyone is so talented. I love them all.

autisticwonder
03-13-2010, 04:32 PM
Lindaathome...ah...the nursing cap is awesome!!! So proud!! You go girl!!

EXCELLENT job playing with your freebies from the July kit!! You got it!!

LOVE it!! Keep em comin sweetie!!
Hugs,
donna

lindaathome
03-13-2010, 09:32 PM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Kissing_Cousins-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p38875-kissing-cousins.html)

My granddaughter Arika and my great-grandson Noble enjoy a sweet cousin kiss.

I really had fun with this. I made the page using The Groove February 2010 Monthly Freebie Challenge I made my own titles, frame and mat from the paper in this kit. I had so much fun learning something new with this. Designer Diana Carmichael gave this beautiful challenge. Thanks Dianna.

The ribbon is from FST_Challenge_59 kit, thanks again Fiona. It is great.

The butterfly, flower and brads are from the KWO_Primavera_Promises freebie kit. Thanks so much, this kit is awesome.

I hope you enjoy it.

lindaathome
03-13-2010, 11:06 PM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Terrific_Twins-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p38878-terrific-twins.html)

My twin grandkids are so terrific. They will be 23 this month. They have been a terrific joy in my life.


I made this page from the November-Groove-Challange-000-Page-1.jpg kit. It was so much fun making my own embies. The kit is a great one. Thanks Granny.

I have attached the template and all of the embies I made as well.

lindaathome
03-14-2010, 12:15 AM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Merriest_Christmas-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p38880-merriest-christmas.html)

My little granddaughters Arika and Taylor make my Christmas the merriest of times. They have my vote for being the merriest little Santa's helpers in my North Pole.

I made this completely from the FST Winter Fun Gift kit. Thanks Fiona.

I made several embies and have included them as well.

lindaathome
03-14-2010, 03:23 AM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/T_Ball_Royaly-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p38884-t-bal-royalty.html)

My Granddaughter Arika started T Ball when she was 3 years old. I spend my summers watching, cheering her on and taking tons of pictures. She is not only my summer entertainment, but my inspiration as well. She keeps me active, busy and young.

I made this using the MA3_Country_Love papers.

I made the embies myself and have attached them.

lindaathome
03-14-2010, 04:03 AM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Gal_Pal-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p38886-gal-pals.html)

My granddaughter Arika and I are very close. She invited me to the Grandmother's Tea Party in pre-school. She always brightens my day and warms my heart and soul. She has my vote for the best little Gal Pal a Grammy could have.

I made this using paper from the FST-Tutti-May-Challenge. Credit to Fiona for that wonderful kit.

I made the embies as well.

I hope you enjoy it.

autisticwonder
03-14-2010, 06:38 AM
WOw Lindaathome!! MaRvElOuS!!! BUNCH more AWESOME goodies to download!! YIPPEE!!!

ONE NOTE: Please put your initials with the templates to avoid accidently overwriting another with same name!! and it helps us recognize right away who it's from!!

EXCELLENT FUN HERE!! Very excited to keep stopping by!!

HUGS!!
donna

lindaathome
03-14-2010, 11:30 AM
Thanks Autisticwonder for the continued tips. I hope to join the ranks of all of you wonderful veterans as soon as I can. I am trying to go back through all of the old threads to pick up on tips, tricks and as much help as I can as well. There is a lot out there. It is sooo great!!

Daydreamer
03-14-2010, 02:49 PM
My Hajj at the end of last year was definately the greatest journey I've ever been on . . . For not only was it a physical journey, it was a spiritual one too . . . I was very fortunate being able to share this incredible journey with my husband, Omar :x

I used the March Groove Challenge Freebie kit for this double pager

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Spring-Butterfly-layout-000-Madina-n-Makkah.jpg

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Spring-Butterfly-layout-002-Madina.jpg

Besides the above 2 pages, the template also includes a page I did of my eldest nephew's 3 children . . . Hope you like them :)

lindaathome
03-14-2010, 03:57 PM
My niece Rhiannon is such an inspiration to me. She raised her son as a single mother for several years and is currently putting herself through Law School. She is such a strong, beautiful and loving young woman. She does not let life's challenges drag her down or get in the way of what she values.

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/LRL_American_Beauty-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p38894-american-beauty.html)

I made this from paper in the SBM Week 1 Challenge kit from Crafty Scraps. I used the lace from Crafty Scraps Oct Challenge. It is loveley.

I made and attached some embies for you as well.

lindaathome
03-14-2010, 04:48 PM
My Dad is such an inspiration in my life. He has so many stories and memories from his long and full life. I never tire of listening to them. This picture was taken at the 60 Year Memorial for WW II Veterans in our home town. He received a wonderful hat and certificate for his distinguished service during that time.

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/LRL-Dad-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p38896-dad.html)

I made this with the paper in the SBM Week 1 Challenge. - Credit to Crafty Scraps for that kit.

autisticwonder
03-14-2010, 08:32 PM
I've got more goosebumps!!

Very inspiring layouts and great regards to folks that have lifted you and influenced you some profound way!
Great way for showing gratitude and helps us get to know you better!! BRAVO!!

Lindaathome!! American BEAUTY!! she sure is! WOW ..what a nice story of motherhood and her educational pursuits!! AWESOME!!
and your DAD!!! EXCELLENT Girl!!

Daydreamer!! Greatest Journey!!! Knocks my socks off!! What a fantastic expression of your faith and spiritual endeavors!! GREAT pics!!
I feel your sweet spirit coming through!! Go GIRL!!

EXCELLENT credits!!

HUGS wonder SCRAPPERS!!
donna

lindaathome
03-14-2010, 11:09 PM
My Mother was such an inspiration to me. She treasured family more than anything. My daughter Amber, granddaughter Arika and I visited with Mom on Mothers Day 2008. That turned out to be the last Mothers Day we had with her. She was such a hugger. If you neeeded a hug, go see Grandma. Her hugs could make everything seem all better. Those memories and hugs will hold special places in our hearts forever.

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/LRL-Mother_2008-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p38902-mother-2008.html)

I used the SMB May 09 Freebie kit by Wendy Gibson to make this page. Credits to Wendy for a lovely kit.

dillie1
03-15-2010, 06:17 AM
I was gone a few days and Wow, look at all these wonderful layouts. Thank you so much for the sharing that is going on. It is soooooooooooooooo much appreciated. Once again Donna a wonderful challenge...

ksd_24_f
03-15-2010, 07:43 AM
Lindathome, if you don't win this challenge, I'll eat my shorts!! ha ha Amazing Lo's - you're doing great. You just might be more addicted than me!! :)
Kel

makeyesup
03-15-2010, 09:07 AM
Donna,

You are not the bad guy here, it's the crazy way we use terminology.

It always blows my mind how the 'Templates' and 'QPs' words get used as one type of file.

Always figure template includes all items used in the making of the file and they can be altered, deleted, changed in anyway.

Whereas a QP is actually a .png file with all items locked with empty place(s) for photos.

Think that is where we get in trouble with sharing other peoples designs if we export as a template. Even if we don't zip the items up individually, we would still be sharing all the items if it was a true template file.

Maureen




OK...me have to be bad guy here..LOL

Want to make it clear to everyone what is allowed for distribution and what isn't again..for newbies this is always hard to understand at first so please DON'T take this as gotta "hand cuff" you and throw you in the scrapbook ethiquette stockade!! LOL

Love the templates being created!! WOW..Knock my socks off.. and the credits are awesome!!

BUT WE CAN't REDISTRIBUTE PERSONAL USE items which I 'm confident these are in some cases.

If the EMBELLISHMENTS you used to create the templates are CREATED by someone else..You can not
put them in zip form and give them out here for any credit. I only credit YOUR template creation using them.YOUR created embellishements get credits..not from someone else..


If you use the forums ( template and embellishments sections freebies) then you can create a template with them and
submit the template here for your design workup using those items and credit those items like you are doing a great job of already.

BUt if you haven't created the embellishments..PLEASE don't pack them up for us to have here in anything other than a template form.You CAN link us to the place you got
them as a nice gesture..but I can only give you credit for what YOU designed..

It's hard to tell sometime who has designed what and I'm seeing Crafty , Carena and Fiona's names showing up on items in zip file embellishment..My oversight. I'm AWaKE NOW!!

Just so you know..this is a common error newbies make and Carena, Wolvsie (Crafty), Fiona and myself do not hold grudges to minor infractions like this. It's just something we all have to learn.

The new program always us to take individual pieces off our pages and make embellishments of our own from fonts we use.. So I encourage you to try using some shapes merged together or font wordart to give us here if you don't have an outside program like gimp (free program) , Adobe, Real Draw, or Corel Paint Shop Pro!!

LOVE what you are trying to do..BUt for here out..Please remember that!! No embellishment packs with items NOT created by you personally!!

BIG THANKS!! and so sorry if this embarrasses anyone..but that is why we are here..to LEARN!!

GORGEOUS templates..WOW!!

THANKS and HUGS all!!
donna

Daydreamer
03-15-2010, 09:45 AM
Thanks for that clarification Maureen. . . I'm one of the newbies who never got the difference between the two. Maybe they could add a scrap-dictionary somewhere under the FAQ's for us <grin>. . .

Your explanation also explains something that had me frustrated before. . . I'd downloaded some freebies (.png format), and thought there was something wrong with them because I couldn't do anything with them . . . Now I realise they were meant to be that way . . . as they were QP's and not templates.

Now at the risk of sounding totally dumb. . .Can anyone tell me where I should be putting/filing/saving them (QP's that is). How does one use them?? Am I supposed to put them under paper scraps or embellishments or do I do something special with them??


Donna,

You are not the bad guy here, it's the crazy way we use terminology.

It always blows my mind how the 'Templates' and 'QPs' words get used as one type of file.

Always figure template includes all items used in the making of the file and they can be altered, deleted, changed in anyway.

Whereas a QP is actually a .png file with all items locked with empty place(s) for photos.

Think that is where we get in trouble with sharing other peoples designs if we export as a template. Even if we don't zip the items up individually, we would still be sharing all the items if it was a true template file.

Maureen

MarthaT
03-15-2010, 12:11 PM
So many great entries

makeyesup
03-15-2010, 12:15 PM
Here's my layout, decided to use the kit that I made for the DSO color challenge. The direct zips are here in the Favorite sites Sharing forum thread name of mak DSO 201003 Color Challenge kit.

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/forums/threads/16545-mak-DSO-201003-Color-Challenge-kit

There will be 2 zips, the kit and the extras. Hope someone can use them.

My Lucky Charms (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38911-my-lucky-charms.html)

autisticwonder
03-15-2010, 12:24 PM
THAnks so much Maureen for the clarification of QP Quick Pages and templates....I made that boo boo long time ago in store thinking quick pages were the same as plop and go..with your pictures..No..like you said..they are flattened templates we can not rearrange..VERY GOOD point.

To store them..I would put them under embellishments and have a file just for QUICK pages.. YOu can bring them in and then put picture on top of it or if it has the cut out transparent version..put behind the QP.. My suggestion only..Daydreamer!!

Ksd..so with you..isn't Lindaathome awesome!! Whew!! She rockin!! but it only takes one to win ! LOL..

THAnks DILLIE!! LOVE you too!!!

Thanks for the comment Martha T!!

AWe.....SOME all!! Keep em coming!! Tons of fun here!!

Think that is where we get in trouble with sharing other peoples designs if we export as a template. Even if we don't zip the items up individually, we would still be sharing all the items if it was a true template file.
Makeyesup makes another very good point..When we do our templates and use freebies from the forum on our templates..Those items are easy to go lift off the pages if we want them..So no need to zip anyway..

What I am most anxious for you to zip are the wonderful items you create for additional chances to win!! THanks Maureen!!

HUGS again SCRAP WONDERS!!
donna

Daydreamer
03-15-2010, 12:33 PM
Thanks Donna :) I'm going to get organised straight away. . . Do you perhaps know how to "flatten templates" or create QP's (as opposed to templates)?? I haven't uploaded any embellishments either yet, cos I don't know how to create them / export / zip them. . . Sorry I'm such a dof-kop!!!

TheFreeSpirit
03-15-2010, 01:25 PM
Hi

I made this blue goblin today to go with the Best Witch kit. Thought you might like to share.

Blessings - FS xx

TheFreeSpirit
03-15-2010, 01:32 PM
Daydreamer, I must just say how inspiring I found your greatest journey layouts. I wanted to comment in the gallery but couldn't find the layout there, so I'm mentioning it here instead.

But truly, the whole post has been so inspiring, with everyone coming up with such different ideas, it just makes you want to go out and scrap like mad!

Blessings - FS xx

ValerieElaine
03-15-2010, 02:58 PM
This is my granddaughter and I think (Grammie's perogative) that she's the best big sister anywhere.
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/March-2010-Designer-Challenge-001-Page-2.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38916-rose.html)

autisticwonder
03-15-2010, 03:39 PM
My vote for BIG SISTER for sure ValerieElaine!! AWESOME layout!! LOVE it!! THANKS precious!!

FreeSpirit..I'm with you!!! This is great stuff we are learning from our Daydreamer and all our contributors!! WOW..Getting to know you
is getting to LOVE ya!!

Thanks all!!
donna

ValerieElaine
03-15-2010, 04:03 PM
Papers and embies for vej-march 2010. All made by me.

ValerieElaine
03-15-2010, 04:38 PM
More papers and embies from my first template -Mother of the Year- for those that don't have ver 2.
Papers and frame made by me. The cluster was made by me using elements from kit Stop the time by melancolie from The French Frog.
The chocolate paper in previous post belongs with this group.

dillie1
03-15-2010, 05:31 PM
This is a tribute to my father-in-law who passed away a couple of weeks ago. He was an awesome guy and loved by everyone who met him.

Credit is to Sylvia Esther for her kit Rustic Teal

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/Rescue_-_My_Special_Scrapbook_Page_12.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38917-tribute-to-a-great-guy.html)

TEMPLATE
http://www.4shared.com/file/242028891/fe6436ad/dh_male_template.html

ValerieElaine
03-15-2010, 06:14 PM
Dillie love your layout . Great tribute.

lindaathome
03-15-2010, 06:29 PM
http://http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/In_Loving_Memory_Mother-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38748-in-loving-memory-mother-screenshot.html)

This is in Memory of my beloved Mother who passed away in March 2009. She has my vote as the most influential person in my life. I hope you all enjoy my page. Papers are from Fancy Mats kit, Rose is from the I Luv U kit,the ribbon is from the Mini Bugs Delight kit. Thanks to all of the friends for sharing them.

I have attached the template. I hope it works okay. You should be able to use all of the papers and embellishments if I did it correctly.

Linda



Now that I am getting the hang of what I need to do, (sorry it took me a while), I made some embies for this page. I had to resize them small so they would fit the upload size. If you multiply and stack the ribbon elements and flower elements you can make a pretty good ribbon and flower. I don't have any way to weld them yet, but I'll get there.

Thanks everyone for hanging in there with me. lindaathome

lindaathome
03-15-2010, 06:44 PM
Lindathome, if you don't win this challenge, I'll eat my shorts!! ha ha Amazing Lo's - you're doing great. You just might be more addicted than me!! :)
Kel

ksd_24_f,

Do you like your shorts plain or seasoned? Only one page wins, and there are so many absolutely stunning pages on here, so it is certainly anyone's game. Thanks though. If it were based on quantity I'd be in the hunt for sure, huh? Good luck with yours too.

linda

lindaathome
03-15-2010, 07:55 PM
Here's my layout, decided to use the kit that I made for the DSO color challenge. The direct zips are here in the Favorite sites Sharing forum thread name of mak DSO 201003 Color Challenge kit.

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/forums/threads/16545-mak-DSO-201003-Color-Challenge-kit

There will be 2 zips, the kit and the extras. Hope someone can use them.


My Lucky Charms (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p38911-my-lucky-charms.html)

Thanks so much makeyesup for the additional clarifications. So, I can make a page with other peoples elements, even if they are personal use, and be safe uploading it as a QP, making sure to give proper credits? To make a QP do I just lock everything when I'm done? So a template should not include anything from anyone else at all unless it was free in a forum, right? Please forgive me, I just want to make sure I am truly clear. Also, how did you add the link to your Challenge? I'd love to know how to do that if it's possible for me to. Thanks a bunch. to everyone again.

lindaathome

autisticwonder
03-15-2010, 09:27 PM
To answer your question :

So, I can make a page with other peoples elements, even if they are personal use, and be safe uploading it as a QP, making sure to give proper credits?

Afraid NO is the correct answer. YES if you use all freebies given out in the Max forums..embellishment section, pervious challenges, contests on Max, templates, etc...on max SITE only.. That is your safest bet.. Quick Pages made from outside source materials infringe on personal use allowed you.

PERSONAL use: means you can use the items for personal family and friends to make templates and such to share with them. You can't post them here as freebie unless the items were originally generated from here..If from an outside source such as DSO, etc.. then you can't freely use them to give away in ANY form..including QP on our site unless you have the permission to do so from the designer that created the item in question.

ANy items you get from MAX site is allowed to be used in the templates you create here. So you can use any items from previous challenges, contests, forums, New Release, etc..on MAX site only. This keeps the other sites at peace with us. This is more in regards to the laws of etiquette than anything else.

Credit is essential element of good work as well.. If you fail to give proper credit when possible ( some folks fail to code their items) then it makes you look like an inconsiderate person. So we encourage and strengthen each other by giving credit whenever possible. Designers work hard to give you items and get very little in return. It is a good boost to them when they see their efforts not taken for granted when we mention them!!

Now let me pat you all on the back for doing such an OUTSTANDING job with your credits and your questions..It is tricky to understand because we associate the word FREE as having no restrictions. What this involves is the rules of etiquette more than copyright laws. We keep the peace with other sites when we restrict their use on our site. You are MORE than welcome to display any and all your templates made using outside items..BUt to give them away as freebies is a no no!!

We are a Loving Family here on Max and as such we love our neighbors as well as ourselves!! LOL..

Dillie...LOVE your GREEN DAD template!! YES!! and perfect for St. Patricks' DAy!!

Valerie Elaine!! AWESOME give away items!! BLESS you GIRL!!

Lindaathome..we love you spoiling us!! TOO FUN!!

Sorry if anyone is confused by all this ..Takes time to see the light..Once it soaks in..you will start to see why!!

HUGS SWEETIE!! LOVE comin to the thread!! AWESOME!!
donna

ValerieElaine
03-16-2010, 03:13 AM
Lindaathome......... one way to "weld" the flowers and ribbon is to add a page , copy your elements to it, arrange them how you like, group , then save image as a ".png" file. I hope I explained this well.
I love your layouts , you are doing a fantastic job.

dillie1
03-16-2010, 04:24 AM
To answer your question :

So, I can make a page with other peoples elements, even if they are personal use, and be safe uploading it as a QP, making sure to give proper credits?

Afraid NO is the correct answer. YES if you use all freebies given out in the Max forums..embellishment section, pervious challenges, contests on Max, templates, etc...on max SITE only.. That is your safest bet.. Quick Pages made from outside source materials infringe on personal use allowed you.

PERSONAL use: means you can use the items for personal family and friends to make templates and such to share with them. You can't post them here as freebie unless the items were originally generated from here..If from an outside source such as DSO, etc.. then you can't freely use them to give away in ANY form..including QP on our site unless you have the permission to do so from the designer that created the item in question.

ANy items you get from MAX site is allowed to be used in the templates you create here. So you can use any items from previous challenges, contests, forums, New Release, etc..on MAX site only. This keeps the other sites at peace with us. This is more in regards to the laws of etiquette than anything else.

Credit is essential element of good work as well.. If you fail to give proper credit when possible ( some folks fail to code their items) then it makes you look like an inconsiderate person. So we encourage and strengthen each other by giving credit whenever possible. Designers work hard to give you items and get very little in return. It is a good boost to them when they see their efforts not taken for granted when we mention them!!

Now let me pat you all on the back for doing such an OUTSTANDING job with your credits and your questions..It is tricky to understand because we associate the word FREE as having no restrictions. What this involves is the rules of etiquette more than copyright laws. We keep the peace with other sites when we restrict their use on our site. You are MORE than welcome to display any and all your templates made using outside items..BUt to give them away as freebies is a no no!!

donna

Thank you so much, Donna, for this clarification. This is one of the reasons why I do these challenges--besides being fun, I sure learn allot of the etiquette of digital scrapbooking.
I am back to work today, so I will be back here on the weekend. I really enjoy everyone's layouts and a huge thank you for all the great freebies.

ksd_24_f
03-16-2010, 06:59 AM
Donna a lot of my kits come from www.computerscrapbook.com
for some reason they give their kits away for free so I downloaded a ton of them. I don't re-post them on here as freebies, but I do attach the link so that others can grab them for free as well. - That is O.K right?

Thanks
Kel

autisticwonder
03-16-2010, 09:28 AM
You bring up a good point not covered cutie!!

One must ALWAYS assume whatever freebies you get off site are for PERSONAL USE unless they have written that you can use the item as you wish with NO restrictions.

AS to LINKS! WE have a special section in Max just for that purpose...to allow links to outside sources..FAVORITE SITES for SCRAPBOOK MAX users. Max does not allow links to the outside world as a general rule to other sites anywhere else. IT violates the rules they have established to keep the peace amongst designers trying hard to sell their goods here, etc...

Do remember...YOu can produce any Template using any items you have in your possession to SHOW OFF here in MAX. Credit to that person is allowed whether they are from Max or not. BUT you can not giveaway that template for others to use..

Wolvisie and FIONA are perhaps the LARGEST donors of freebies on site and many Crafty Scraps, FST items come up alot on site in freebie templates. That is OK to do as long as you give them credit! However, if you were to want to go to another site and give their items away ...BIG NO NO..

Freebies are not really FREE!! YOu should never allow yourself to be tempted to give away an item you yourself have Not produced in general.

YOu also may not realize that posting www. .com sites is another no no on our site.. LOL..this produces a link to them that Max once again doesn't allow except in the special section. WE've had other designers from other sites really push their stuff here in the past and caused alot of problems..

YOu all are getting quiet the education!! LOL.. Proud of you all for sticking with it!! It is next to impossible for me to know after being here for 3 years who donated what. So I'm hoping what you donate in your templates is something offered in the forums..Otherwise..oops..lesson learned..lets go on...knowing what not to do in the future!! BRAVO!!! You all have now graduated from newbie status!!! heheheheehehehhe...we have all made lots of boo boos getting here!!

Dillie and ValerieElaine!! EXCELLENT comments and much appreciated as always!!!


HUGS all!! Keep those wonderful goodies you make comin!!!

donna

lindaathome
03-16-2010, 07:30 PM
Lindaathome......... one way to "weld" the flowers and ribbon is to add a page , copy your elements to it, arrange them how you like, group , then save image as a ".png" file. I hope I explained this well.
I love your layouts , you are doing a fantastic job.

Thanks so much Val. You lovely ladies are going to make a "scrompster" out of me. I think I figured it out. Bless you all.

Welded complimentary embies for my In Loving Memory LO.

lindaathome
03-16-2010, 09:00 PM
My family has a tradition of dressing up for Halloween. My granddaughter Arika is taking to that tradition so naturally. She thinks months ahead now what she wants us to be. She makes me so proud to embrace this as a tradition rather than just a one night activity. She was a different princess for 3 years in a row, the last year being 2007 when I was a clown. In 2008 she said we should be the good witch and the bad witch, after she watched The Wizard of Oz. Last year she decided she wanted to be a basket of laundry and I could be the washer or the dryer. Thankfully my daughter Amber joined in so we could be a matching pair. We won the Chamber of Commerce "Most Original" costume. This is such a fun tradition and Arika makes me so proud to embrace it as such..

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/LRL-Trick-N-Treatin_Traditions-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p38928-trickin-n-treatin.html)

I made this from the FST_October_Challenge kit. It was so much fun to make my own embies from the papers in this kit and especially now that I have learned another new process of grouping. Thanks again so much Val for that wonderful tip.

autisticwonder
03-16-2010, 09:35 PM
No stoppin you now lindaathome!! hehehehehehe!

Halloween is my favorite Holiday!!

HUGS!!
donna

makeyesup
03-17-2010, 09:05 AM
Links are usually easy if you just want to link to a forum thread, which means go to your browser when the tread is open and copy the entire Http:...............detail. I usually open a notepad file and paste it in there until I get to where I want to add it to the link.

If you have a kit from someone else and want to make a QP, not a template, out of it, if you contact the designer, they usually tell you go ahead and post it as it is free advertising as long as you put the credits with it. Lots of times they want a copy to post on their blogs too and want to know where you are offering it.

The key is to ALWAYS contact the designer first.

Locking things does not help if it's saved as a template as it is easy to unlock. Need to save as a .png for a QP, not as a SBM template format.

We do have to be very careful as designers spend a lot of time on their items and it is not fair to just pass them around.

"Thanks so much makeyesup for the additional clarifications. So, I can make a page with other peoples elements, even if they are personal use, and be safe uploading it as a QP, making sure to give proper credits? To make a QP do I just lock everything when I'm done? So a template should not include anything from anyone else at all unless it was free in a forum, right? Please forgive me, I just want to make sure I am truly clear. Also, how did you add the link to your Challenge? I'd love to know how to do that if it's possible for me to. Thanks a bunch. to everyone again.

lindaathome "

autisticwonder
03-17-2010, 01:22 PM
Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone!!

HUGS and Cabbage and Corn Beef!!!
donna

ksd_24_f
03-17-2010, 05:20 PM
O.K, I would never have thought, but yeah, now that you point it out that way, of course I wouldn't want to step on the designers toes in here. They all do such amazing work!!
So much to learn! This has definitley turned out to be quite the thread huh?!! We'll need to direct all newbies to this thread for all the info and etiquette of scrappin' :)
Thanks for the clarification
Kel

autisticwonder
03-17-2010, 06:56 PM
It's always tough to learn at first because of the way we think of "free" items.. Glad you are learning something new!!
You all will now be the EXPERTS!! LOL

HUGS,
and again..Happy St. Pattie's DAy!!
donna

dillie1
03-21-2010, 09:46 AM
Here is our Number one Birthday girl. Credits to Sylvia Esther, Sugar Candy Kit found on her blog.
Balloons and toys are from SBM kits that came with the software.


http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/Our_Animals_-_mollybid.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p39007-molly.html)

dillie1
03-21-2010, 10:19 AM
Forgot to add the template.

http://www.4shared.com/file/246097284/417e73e1/dh_sugar_candy.html

sacannon
03-21-2010, 08:52 PM
Wow, what an active challenge thread. So many wonderful layouts and great info for the newbies too! Sorry I haven't been around much. Was away in Florida for a week then under the weather after I got back.

sacannon
03-21-2010, 11:29 PM
Ok, just having fun with this. I did it for the March designer challenge. This is my great neice Kari all done up in a duct tape outfit that she made. I think it was a project for school but I can't say for sure. I think it came out kind of cute. Everything (other than her t-shirt underneath) is made from duct tape. Including the shoes, glasses and head band.


The duct tape reminded me of all of our escapades in Scrapsville so that was the way I went with the layout. I made the papers, but the rest is from the scrapsville kit when we made up items for the town. Sorry I don't remember who made what.

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/sac_March-Challenge-000-Page-1.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p39008-sac-march-challenge-000-page-1.html)

sacannon
03-21-2010, 11:49 PM
Here are the papers I made for my layout. I also added a photo of the outfit hanging on a chair. If you look close at the shoes you can see they are duct tape.

dillie1
03-22-2010, 07:21 AM
My motto is that you can do anything with duct tape. Always keep it handy. LOL. Thank you so much for the sharing. I love your layout.!!

autisticwonder
03-22-2010, 01:20 PM
Sorry..took a day off to have fun!!! LOL

Yeah..Sacannon is with us!! LOVe the March Challenge layout !!! Yippee!! Love having all the embellishments you made!!

Hey Dillie!! Love the pink perfection!! Gotta have DUCT tape in this house for sure!! hehehehe!!

THanks all for the fun!! Gracious..just realized I haven't updated the chances to win!! urgh..gotta get on the stick!! ONly a week left!!

HUGS,
donna

TheFreeSpirit
03-27-2010, 01:19 PM
Hiya Peeps!

Sorry I've not been about but I've been working really hard! Anyway, I made this template and some embies for y'all to share. Hope you can use it.

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/Best-Holidays-000-Page-1.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p39038-best-holidays.html)

Embies to come.

Brightest Blessings - FS xx

TheFreeSpirit
03-27-2010, 01:21 PM
And here come the embies, hope you like.

TheFreeSpirit
03-27-2010, 01:24 PM
This one wouldn't load before. :rolleyes:

Blessings - FS xx

TheFreeSpirit
03-27-2010, 01:34 PM
Just realised I left my text heading in the template, will upload the revised version tomorrow. FS xxx

autisticwonder
03-27-2010, 05:03 PM
Hot Dog..THanks FreeSpirit for all the FANTASTIC goodies!! YEAH!!

Sorry, I've been busy too lately!! Hoping you all will benefit in some way to the stuff I've been putting together!!

Haven't yet tallied all the chances again ..decided to wait til next tuesday to post the number of chances everyone has!!

Be so fun to see what is pulled from the hat. My son is the picker!! He loves it!

THis has been a GREAT month with all the fun goodies donated!!

Only a few days left of the challenge to get your stuff in!!

HUGS everyone!!
donna

lindaathome
03-27-2010, 08:04 PM
My parents enjoyed over 62 wonderful years together. That was such an inspiration and role model for the youmger generations of today.

Credit to Autisticwonder for her lovely shapes from the Bent and Folded kit and the Shapes Grab Bag, paper from the DCA April 09 Groove kit, bracket was made from one of Wendy's shapes.

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/LRL-The_Autumn_of_Their_Lives-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p39039-the-autumn-of-their-lives.html)

Template was too large to upload. I had to reduce the sizes of things to get the size down. I hope it works okay for everyone. Embies attached

Best to all....

lindaathome
03-27-2010, 11:14 PM
This is our Five Generation picture with my oldest son. We included my former husband so he would have Four generation of his family. We are still close and involved in each others lives through our children. It's a blessing when you can act with love through adversity for the sake of the children.

I used Wendy Gibson's paper from the May09 Challenge, SBM Cloth paper and Donna Thomas Shapes. Many thanks to the designers for so many wonderful things to work with.

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/LRL_Five_Generations-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p39042-five-generations.html)

The template was too large so I had to reduce the sizes to upload it. I hope it works okay. I have also included the embies for your enjoyment.

Blessings to you all....

dillie1
03-28-2010, 04:54 AM
My Nephew the Firefighter. Credit to Sylvia Esther for her kit SunriseSunset.


http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/Jennifer_Gregory_-_josh.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p39045-my-nephew.html)

TheFreeSpirit
03-28-2010, 05:02 AM
Here's a couple of word art for you to go with the Holiday kit.

Blessings - FS xx

TheFreeSpirit
03-28-2010, 05:49 AM
Hi

Here is the amended template for the Best Holiday kit - I have now taken the heading out so that you can just type your own caption in.

Blessings - FS xx

TheFreeSpirit
03-28-2010, 05:50 AM
Dillie your layout is inspiring, you must be very proud.

Blessings - FS xx

lindaathome
03-28-2010, 07:25 AM
My Nephew the Firefighter. Credit to Sylvia Esther for her kit SunriseSunset.


http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/Jennifer_Gregory_-_josh.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p39045-my-nephew.html)

Dillie,

What a wonderful page. Bless your Nephew for his gift to his community. My son-in-law, his Father and his Brother are all firefighters, so I can relate to this page. They are a unique breed for sure to risk their lives for us without giving it a second thought. We would be lost without them. Your family is blessed to have one.

dillie1
03-28-2010, 08:51 AM
Donna once again you have challenged us to a wonderful challenge, you have given each of us a great understanding of "our shared" work. Each and everyone of you thank you for sharing your outstanding work and WOW what awesome pages you all created. Also, thank you so much for the nice comments you have made to my layouts. I really appreciate them.

Now I am off for a couple weeks of R&R to Curacao.

Here is a QuickPage of from the kit SunriseSunset from Sylvia Ester, in which I did the layout "My Nephew The Firefighter"-- Enjoy!


http://www.4shared.com/file/251270982/c26a20f6/sunrisesunset.html

autisticwonder
03-28-2010, 04:50 PM
Yippie Dillie, Lindaathome, FreeSpirit!! Busy wonderful people!!

Go FIREFIGHTERS!! Love the layout!! Perfect colors!!

Yeah Lindaathome...great embies and fun layouts!! Love the soft teal blue colors!!

The Happy Couple ROCK!!

THAnks so much for the sweet comments Dillie!! I love what you all donate!! You ROCK!!

Only a few days left!!

HUGS all,
donna

lindaathome
03-28-2010, 09:44 PM
Mac is my very special buddy. He is a Brindle English Bulldog. He is ten years old which is pretty good for bulldogs, so I have been told. He is so loveable. I couldn'r ask for a better companion. We are special pals.

I made this using paper from the SAC Booster pack and MMC August Challenge. Lovely papers. I made the embies from Shapes from Donna Thomas Grab Bag Shapes and Fiona's Assorted Shapes. Love them, thanks so much for such fun and wonderful kits.

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/LRL-Mac_Blank-screenshot.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p39049-my-pal-mac.html)

autisticwonder
03-29-2010, 02:04 PM
Mac attack!!! hehehehehe!! Love that huggable guy!! aweeee!!! Thanks Lindaathome for another great goodie!!

ValerieElaine
03-29-2010, 03:45 PM
This is my grandson Bryce about 2 years ago. I was going to a layout about my favourite hockey players-n plural, but a few months ago for some reason alot of my jpg files were deleted and I couldn't find pictures of the other boys or a later pic of Bryce.

Papers are from me and the shapes are from SBM.
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/March-2010-Designer-Challenge-005-Page-6.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p39058-march-2010-designer-challenge-005-page-6.html)

PixyGirl
03-29-2010, 06:43 PM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/best-can-do-man.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p39060-march-2010-best-can-do-man.html)
For this picture I used CraftyScraps Dad Challenge kit along with Digi Sage's stars and c2d's ladder. My #1 "Can Do" Man.

autisticwonder
03-30-2010, 09:47 AM
PixyGirl!! LOVE the Layout!! Excellent credits!! THanks so much for jumping in !!!

ValerieElaine!! YEE HAW woman!! LOve hockey buffs! and as always AWESOME credits too!! Love your papers!!

NOW FOLKS..this is the LAST day for entries..tomorrow I announce the winner!! The winner will be contacted and will
need to send me a paypal email address to send the $20 they win!!

LOVE, LoVe, LOvE the participation!!! You allllllll are winners!! We have all benefited greatly from you donations!!

Will be doing the tallies today..wowooowowow..you are making me work!! heheheheheh

HUGS everyone!!
donna

autisticwonder
03-31-2010, 11:54 AM
URGH....retype again..LOL..don't like my new keyboard!!

OK..the MOMENT of TRUTH has come for all the wonderful efforts of the CHALLENGE!! Campaign 2010!!

Special THANKS to ALLLLLLL of you who have participated! This is HEARTWARMING to see such effort and fun and for sure we learned something new!! The credits and donations are OUTASIGHT!! GREAT effort from EVERYONE!! This thread will long be remembered for sure!! The FANTASTIC tips and comments were AWESOME!! I can't thank you enough for all the templates and embies donated!!

After several CAT ATTACKS from my daughters cat "gigi" I can safely say now I have as accurate an accounting of all the chances now..plus or minus a few points!

Here is the LIST of folks and the chances they earned!!

Ksd_24 12
Wolvise35 2
nannybernie 16
MeegsBeads 1
Valerie Elaine 27
dillie1 52
Kosinsky 8
lindaathome 190
makeyesup 13
Pixygirl 1
Daydreamer 31
FreeSpirit 86
Sacannon 6
MarthaT 1

To do the DRAWING..I had to go out and buy 5 large bags of plain m&m's in various colors...1 whole bag donated to lindaathome..LOL..any wonder? hehhehehe...For the lower than 10 folks..you all shared a pastel yellow with your special number written on it in magic marker. Tried to make this as easy and fair as possible. My son has given the large dark container holding all the candies a good shake and hold HIM..Eric...responsible for the final result....DRUM roooolllllll please!!!!! See next thread for the winner!!

sacannon
03-31-2010, 12:10 PM
Long drum roll ! LOL

autisticwonder
03-31-2010, 12:15 PM
Eric has pulled out of the dark container the color ORANGE

and that color belongs toooooooo.....ok...I can see we are

going to be eating shorts!!!!!!!!!!


DILLIE1.....with 52 chances to win...


http://i555.photobucket.com/albums/jj454/scrappinwonder/CONGRA315.gif

Have a special treat for everyone as a parting gift!!! I have also been working on a special project for Max and they have given me special permission to do this..So the NEXT thread will be dedicated to that..

I will need a response from all those on the list above to please provide me your desired statement or enclosure like your SBM name or your real name and anything else you wish it to say..It is now the new...new...new..official SBM BLINKIE created around the project Max hired me to do..If you don't want one..that is perfectly OK..but see the next thread for the details..I'll be posting several copies for you to see what can be easily altered to make one personal to you!!

CONGRATS Dillie1 on the lucky drawing!!! Please send me your PAYPAL email address so I can send you the $20!!

Lindaathome was the HIGHEST chances...person so she will get her blinkie made first!!!!!

HUGS to you all for OUTSTANDING effort and fun!!!
donna

sacannon
03-31-2010, 12:22 PM
Congrats Dillie,great job! Wow shows you that you better not count on the odds. Lindaathome sure seemed to be a sure win. Great job Linda (and everyone else) LOL

autisticwonder
03-31-2010, 12:33 PM
THanks for being patient Sacannon!! Sue!! hehehe


here's the unpolished SBM official blinkie

http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w314/autisticwonder/SBM-BLINKIE-150x50-Gif.gif

sacannon
03-31-2010, 01:09 PM
Looks great Donna! You are so good at these!

autisticwonder
03-31-2010, 06:13 PM
Sue...aka: Sacannon..here is your blinkie..you know the drill..go to photobucket.com and login as autisticwonder and password is fisher22 and copy the image link IMG or whatever link works best for you and put as signature or whatever..If not good size for facebook...let me know what size I need to get it to for you...

lindaathome said she was going to be away for a few days..so first come first serve then..

again..CONGRATS Dillie1!!

Email me with whatever details you all want on your blinkies..

HUGS and Happy thoughts!!!
donna


http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w314/autisticwonder/SBM%20generic%20blinkies%202010%20version/SBM-BLINKIE-150x50-Sacannon.gif

ksd_24_f
03-31-2010, 07:12 PM
K, I guess I'll take my shorts seasoned!! :) ha ha
Congrats Dillie!!!

lindaathome
03-31-2010, 08:30 PM
Congratulations Dille.

Everyone's pages were great. Thanks everyone for the great fun and all the tips. I learned a lot. No one can say I didn't try, he he.

Seasoned shorts, oh my..., lol wink

sacannon
03-31-2010, 09:43 PM
Thanks Donna! I had to remember how to do the signiture, but I got it.

wolvsie35
03-31-2010, 10:17 PM
Donna, the blinkie is awesome! You always do a wonderful job...<wink>

TheFreeSpirit
04-01-2010, 03:21 AM
Many congratulations Dillie, have fun spending your prize! A big hand for everyone else - we did great didn't we with all the learning and all the sharing it was a great challenge.

Thanks Donna for the giftie, I shall have to have a little think! (what fun, but don't want to make my brain hurt :rolleyes:)

Blessings - FS xxx

dillie1
04-01-2010, 03:24 AM
Wow, thanks everyone. I must congratulate everyone on a job well done. All the layouts are really great and the goodies that came along with it, thank you all.

I am on vacation, my husband is golfing at the moment and I decided to take a look at SBM and what a surprise. I loved this challenge and have learned so much from it. Thanks again Donna for everything. Also, thank you Eric for pulling my name. You did a great job.

Donna the new blinkie is awesome. Thank you so much for all you do. Back to the pool side.

dillie1
04-01-2010, 03:45 AM
THanks for being patient Sacannon!! Sue!! hehehe


here's the unpolished SBM official blinkie

http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w314/autisticwonder/SBM-BLINKIE-150x50-Gif.gif


I love the unpolished version--is it OK to grab this one or do I need to add something of my own. Thank you!

autisticwonder
04-01-2010, 09:30 AM
Glad to see some of you like the new blinkie..Here is the polished version!! So you can take this one as is if you like to!! Post whereever you like..

I can personalize this one for you! You can choose to KEEP the writing and ADD to it or just tell me what you wish it to say IN PLACE of the writing I
have in it already!!

YEAH..heard from Linda and I'm working hers up now!! so PLEASE from here on out so as NOT to take away from other designer threads..EMAIL me in MAX and tell me what floats your boat on making a special blinkie just for you!! I'm going to also include instructions as to how to attach your blinkies to your signatures..I'm rusty..Need to remember the steps and make sure they haven't changed..Need my daughter to help me AND have fantastic buds here that are savvy to that sort of stuff!! LOL

HUGS you WONDERFUL people!!

http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w314/autisticwonder/SBM%20generic%20blinkies%202010%20version/SBM-BLINKIE-150x50-polished-generic.gif

Snag it as you wish!!

HUG the stuffin out of you all!!
donna

autisticwonder
04-01-2010, 11:52 AM
Too excited folks!! THe project I've been working on for Max is now available to anyone that wants one..Scroll down the page to see ALL the banners and blinkies you can use!!

Special note: These banners and blinkies are owned by Max and therefore I can NOT individualize them for you but I can individualize this little 150x50 blinkie in this thread!!

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/media-kit/

Too fun!!

lindaathome
04-04-2010, 08:42 AM
My Nephew the Firefighter. Credit to Sylvia Esther for her kit SunriseSunset.


http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/Jennifer_Gregory_-_josh.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p39045-my-nephew.html)

I wanted to purchase the kit mentioned here by Dillie - Sunrise/Sunset by Sylvia Esther. There is no designer named Sylvia Esther mentioned in the store. Is it no longer available?

Thanks

dillie1
04-04-2010, 09:53 AM
I wanted to purchase the kit mentioned here by Dillie - Sunrise/Sunset by Sylvia Esther. There is no designer named Sylvia Esther mentioned in the store. Is it no longer available?

Thanks

The kit is at SylviaEsthers blog. I will send you a PM since I cannot post links here.