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knzus
07-01-2010, 12:12 AM
The July 2010 Designer Challenge is hosted this month by THREE designers!

Michelle McCoy {wolvsie35}, Tina Sudweeks {Manatee25} and Diana Carmichael {knzus}

Why THREE of us?

Because it's our Designer-versary! Yes, three years ago, in July 2007, all three of us became designers for Scrapbook MAX! And we want all of YOU to help us celebrate our three-year anniversary... by celebrating the country where you live with this month's challenge!

Here are your challenge requirements:

1. Download Michelle's, Tina's and Diana's freebies kits... we will each be posting them separately, so watch for them!
2. Use at least ONE item from EACH of our kits (that means 1 from Michelle, 1 from Tina and 1 from Diana), but of course use more if you want... and then...
3. Scrap a page about what you are PROUD of in the country where YOU live, OR, if you are in the USA, scrap a July 4th page!
5. Upload your pages to the Design Team Challenges gallery (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/g2809-design-team-challenges.html) AND THEN copy/paste the image link in this thread for all of us to enjoy! (That's the "linked image" code under your uploaded layout.)

My freebie kit is attached to this post. Michelle and Tina will be along shortly to upload theirs. Be sure to grab all three of our freebie kits as you will need ALL THREE for this challenge!

And just to keep you on your toes... better keep watch, because we may throw in a few changes here and there on the challenge! ;)

Have fun, everyone! Happy July! :D

angelwithin
07-01-2010, 05:46 AM
look forward to seeing what the 'terrible trio' have got everyone doing :)

lindaathome
07-01-2010, 06:31 AM
Oh sure, I just did and uploaded a 4th of July page last night. I'll need to go hunting for some different pics or get creative on this one. <wink>

dillie1
07-01-2010, 07:36 AM
Happy Designer-versary to the three of you. Looking forward to another awesome challenge...;)

wolvsie35
07-01-2010, 11:14 AM
Thank you Liz....and Fiona...lol...I am not terrible....Just sick actually....I have a nasty cold and it hit me like a ton of bricks...But I did beat Tina....LOL....Where is she anyways? <wink> ;) Well, here is my preview of my part...just hit the DOWNLOAD button underneath the preview....I can't wait to see what you all come up with...((HUGS))

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee75/wolvsie/Forum%20Stuff/Challenges/JulySBMPre.jpg

DOWNLOAD (http://www.4shared.com/file/esFgKhw0/July_SBM.html)

Manatee25
07-01-2010, 03:52 PM
I AM HERE!!! I AM HERE!!!!! I was out shopping the second hand stores this morning and blowing my spending money for the month! LOL Here is my freebie! Hope you enjoy!!! Sorry to those of you who live in different countries... looks like we all went red white and blue on the kit!!! Just employ the use of that color changing trick!!! Hope you enjoy the challenge and the free stuff! I will try to post a page later in the week!

(Oh crud!!! I haven't been on here forever and they CHANGED EVERYTHING!!!!! This could take a minute... I hope I do it right!!!)

http://www.4shared.com/file/eB6CBKlc/TS-TraditionalIndependence-Ele.html

http://www.4shared.com/file/n32ABhlY/TS-TraditionalIndependence-Pap.html

http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd302/manatee25/paperpreview.jpg

http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd302/manatee25/embiespreview.jpg

lindaathome
07-02-2010, 12:26 AM
I can't believe I am first. I went with loving the freedom to always be a kid at heart. Arika and me at the County Fair.

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Max-July-Designer-Challenge-000-Page-1.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p41380-july-designer-challenge.html)

Kimmyann
07-02-2010, 12:32 PM
Here is One From Me!!!!!


http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/July10DesignerChallengeKAW-000-Page-1.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p41391-red-2c-white-2c-and-blue-pride.html)

dillie1
07-02-2010, 12:36 PM
Thank you Diana, Michelle and Tina for the awesome freebies and a great challenge...

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/Joann_-_Page_1.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p41392-july-designer-challenge.html)

Manatee25
07-02-2010, 01:46 PM
Looking GREAT ladies!!!! Keep up the good work!!!!

lindaathome
07-02-2010, 05:25 PM
Great LO's Kimmy and Dilie. I love them both.

Kimmyann
07-02-2010, 05:55 PM
Great LO's Kimmy and Dilie. I love them both.

Thanks Linda!!!! Let's Rock The Red, White, and Blue!!!! LOL......

I don't know if any Fireworks will go off around here..... it has Been Flooding ALL DAY!!!!!!

knzus
07-02-2010, 06:52 PM
AWESOME pages, Kimmyann, Linda and Liz! LOVE what you did!

*POP* *BANG* *BOOM*

:D

Kimmyann
07-02-2010, 08:01 PM
Wanted to Share a Poem, that John Wayne Made Famous!!!

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/July10DesignerChallengeKAW-001-Page-2.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p41394-john-wayne-27s-poem.html)

dillie1
07-02-2010, 08:12 PM
My four cuties who are rescues!!

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/My_Special_Scrapbook_-_Page_34.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p41399-july-designer-challenge.html)

lindaathome
07-02-2010, 08:58 PM
KimmyAnn, what a special page. Thanks for sharing that poem with us.

Dillie, the little "kiddies" are as precious as ever. Sooo cute.

Kimmyann
07-02-2010, 09:44 PM
Your Very Welcome Linda, its alot better to hear John Wayne saying it with the music in the Background.

Here is another of my Little FireCracker!!!!
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/July10DesignerChallengeKAW-002-Page-3.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p41402-khloie-27s-first-4th-of-july.html)

wolvsie35
07-02-2010, 11:52 PM
All the pages are just GRAND!!!!!!! Awesome work already.... Keep them coming...we want people to think we are having fun here! LOL...Happy 4th to all who celebrate it......Awwww, shoot! Even to the ones that don't celebrate it....<wink>

Tina...i was told to make a SMALL kit...and you come along with something so huge...Geezz....ROFL.....I feel like I short changed everyone... :)

PixyGirl
07-03-2010, 07:49 PM
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/July-2010_cp.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p41411-july-2010-design-team-challenge.html)
Thank you for the great July Challenge and all the great red, white & blue freebies!

knzus
07-03-2010, 08:04 PM
...Tina...i was told to make a SMALL kit...and you come along with something so huge...

Yeah, she out-did us! Man! Well, she hasn't been here in a while, she is makin' up for lost time. That's okay. We LOVE that you could join us this time, Tina!!

And hey, everyone, your layouts ROCK! Such awesome creations, we're so PROUD of you! Keep 'em comin'! Yeah!

And for tomorrow... HAPPY JULY 4TH to all of you! Stay SAFE and be BLESSED, ya'll! {hugz}

:D

Manatee25
07-04-2010, 12:16 AM
HAHA - I didn't MEAN to make a big kit!!!!! Not trying to out shine anyone!! Forgive me for being an over achiever!??? lol

lindaathome
07-04-2010, 08:58 AM
I just wanted to wish everyone a truly Happy 4th of July.

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/SBM-July-Designer-Challenge-000-Page-1.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p41413-happy-4th-of-july.html)

Kimmyann
07-04-2010, 10:55 AM
Have A Happy and Safe July 4th !!!!

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/July10DesignerChallengeKAW-003-Page-4.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p41416-freedom-to-be-me.html)

dillie1
07-04-2010, 01:55 PM
Happy Independence Day!
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/My_Special_Scrapbook_-_Page_35.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p41419-july-designer-challenge.html)

makeyesup
07-05-2010, 09:16 AM
Super kits, thanks and awesome layouts everyone. Went to a fireworks display yesterday and did not have my camera. And here I am usually with it attached to me............Oh, well.

memphisfran
07-06-2010, 03:12 AM
GREAT layouts everyone! Khloe is just adorable! Love all the pages, Dillie, Linda, Kimmyann, PixyGirl, hope I didn't miss anyone! Brain isnt what it used to be! :)

wolvsie35
07-06-2010, 04:35 PM
Great layouts everyone! You are all using different pieces from the kits, and that is awesome! ((HUGS))

Tina ~ whatever...You love to SHINE!!!! LOL....It's ok tho, I don't mind at all...<wink>

Daydreamer
07-07-2010, 05:47 AM
OOOh, these layouts are stunning, so bright and festive!!! Makes me want to pop over and join in your festivities . . . LOL . . . If only it were that easy :)

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/3-designers-000-Page-1.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p41458-beautiful-south-africa.html)

makeyesup
07-07-2010, 11:42 AM
Am always in awe of what our troops do for us. When I saw this photo, it was just more proof of what they do for us. Can't imagine living with all that sand in their mouths, clothes, hair and all around them.

Thank you American troops.

Sandstorm in Iraq (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p41471-sandstorm-in-iraq.html)

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/thumbs/SandstormInIraq_1.jpg

knzus
07-07-2010, 02:34 PM
Daydreamer, we are just glad you've joined in and shown us YOUR country -- wow! Such beauty!

Everyone's layouts have been so AWESOME! We are really enjoying this challenge with you!

Now, for the next week on this challenge here's a new requirement... you must CHANGE THE COLOR/TINT on your PHOTOS to match one of the colors used in in your layout. To do this: right-click your photo, choose "properties", select the "advanced" tab, tic the box for "adjust color", UNtic both "relative" boxes, move your cursor over to your layout and use the color picker to choose a color/tint that you like. Try several different tints to see what you like and show us what you did! Also, go ahead and change colors of the layout freebies you use, you don't have to always do the red/white/blue idea... go get creative!

And remember, next week we start doing the mid-month designer "shift change" LOL... we are testing the idea of two weeks of challenges instead of a whole month (but you can still submit in any challenege of course!)... see Fiona's thread post (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/forums/threads/16980-Annoucement%21) about it!

wolvsie35
07-07-2010, 04:02 PM
Diana, I just wanted to mention that after you put your picture in the layout, you can just double click it to get the box to change the color....<wink> *ducks to avoid the hand slap to the face* LOL....

Who is coming in next week, or is it a surprise? I love this new twist to the challenge...Might have to make a layout....Hmmmmm....

makeyesup
07-07-2010, 08:08 PM
Ok Diana, you tempted me to do this one right away. Changed everything to blue and white.

Sandstorm In Iraq 2 (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p41489-sandstorm-in-iraq-2.html)


http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/thumbs/SandstormInIraq2_1.jpg http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/thumbs/SandstormInIraq_1.jpg

knzus
07-08-2010, 02:09 AM
Diana, I just wanted to mention that after you put your picture in the layout, you can just double click it to get the box to change the color....<wink> *ducks to avoid the hand slap to the face* LOL....

I'm so used to the right-click thingy that's all I do. LOL! Thanks for the shortcut tip, Michelle!


Who is coming in next week, or is it a surprise?....

Um, Fiona, like I said above... or maybe it wasn't clear... I have a lot going on, sorry LOL!

GREAT layout, makeyesup!! LOVE your re-coloring! Beautiful job! I admire the military folks, too...amazing what they put up with. I have photos my oldest stepson sent home of one of those orange sandstorms in Iraq! Awesome stuff.

wolvsie35
07-08-2010, 09:18 PM
Sorry hun, you might have said Fiona...I read too fast sometimes, and miss the important stuff...lol...

Daydreamer
07-09-2010, 02:32 PM
ok, here's my recolouring . . .

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/thumbs/3-designers-000-Page-1.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p41458-beautiful-south-africa.html)
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/thumbs/3-designers-001-Page-2.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p41510-beautiful-south-africa-2.html)
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/thumbs/3-designers-002-Page-3.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p41511-beautiful-south-africa-2.html)

Kimmyann
07-09-2010, 07:07 PM
Here is my recolor...... Marti Gra Colors!!!!

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/July10DesignerChallengeKAW-004-Page-5.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p41515-freedom-to-be-me-2-colorchanged.html)

ValerieElaine
07-09-2010, 08:10 PM
Here's the first one
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/Designer-June-2010-002-July-2010.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p41516-canada.html)

ValerieElaine
07-09-2010, 08:11 PM
Second one
http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/2809/Designer-June-2010-003-July2010-2.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/design-team-challenges/p41518-canada.html)

lindaathome
07-09-2010, 10:55 PM
I made another page and recolored all but one picture of my daughter matching the gray star. It turned the pics black and white.

http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/data/500/Max-July-Designer-Colab-Challenge-000-Page-1.jpg (http://www.scrapbookmax.com/gallery/member-galleries/p41521-july-designer-challenge-part-2.html)

knzus
07-10-2010, 12:46 AM
WOW!!!! Look what you all did with that new color/tint challenge! AWESOME creations, every one of them!! AND you've done great sticking with the original challenge requirements! I think a HUGE round of applause is on order for all of you!

*APPLAUSE* (pretend it's round)

LOL!

GREAT JOB, LADIES!!!!! I'm impressed!! :D

Manatee25
07-13-2010, 01:52 PM
*WHEW* Back from yet ANOTHER vacation this summer!!!! I think they are going to kill me!!!! LOL. Only 2 more to go before school starts though! WOOT! Who knew you could get sick of vacation!

Just wanted to pop in and see what you all have created! You have done AMAZING!!!! All of you!!! The color change LO's look so fabulous!!!! I am in AWE of all of you!!! My LO is coming I PROMISE!!! In the mean time have diana and Michelle done a LO!??? HHHHmmmmmm....... ;)

knzus
07-13-2010, 04:17 PM
...Back from yet ANOTHER vacation this summer...

Take me with you next time! Geesh! (I have NEVER had a vacation in my life, I so need one!)


...have diana and Michelle done a LO!??? HHHHmmmmmm......

Um, no... too busy doing real world stuff, LOL! But really, have my hands full of family emergencies and health things and all sorts of stuff. I'll have to jump in next time.

Everyone has done such an AWESOME job on their layouts!

And don't forget!!! -- Tomorrow FIONA begins the second half of the month with her challenge with a new idea! So looking forward to that! FIONA's will be in a new thread, so watch for it!

:D

wolvsie35
07-14-2010, 12:02 PM
I will ditto what she said....LOL....
I think all your layouts were great... :)