Thursday, October 24, 2013

Fall themed Design Challenge

Continued from previous post...

Last week Design on Cloud 9 had a scrap challenge. The challenge was to make a project using their "freebie" file of the week. Winner was chosen at random for a $10 gift certificate to their website. I took on the challenge and played along. And, of course, I didn't win. Well, since I'm on the design team I think it automatically disqualifies me. It was fun anyway!

Here is the freebie file that was used:

It's called Scrapbook Layout #6. (This file was only free during the week of the challenge)

And here is my take on the challenge:

I decided to change it up a bit. I used the same elements in the layout but re-purposed them. I like being able to take things and make it my own. And, who said we were limited to just that one file?! I used DC9's Nuts About You file(bow not included with file). Threw in a splash of pink to tone the oranges and brown... I didn't want a traditional fall layout and the pink was a great choice! Lastly, because it was a simple layout I decided to emboss throughout to add some interest.

 All the squirrels in this set looked like boys so I added a bow from another set to the top of her head... and ta-dah, instant girl. then added, of course, embossing. Love how something so small made her very feminine!

Lovin' the pink!

I love the houndstooth!

I even embossed the photo corners.

Tags easily come out of the pocket for journaling.

Hope you all liked my take on last weeks challenge. And, don't forget, Design on Cloud 9 started there weekly challenges back up. Check out their fan page every Friday for each new challenge and the results of the winner of the previous challenge. Each challenge runs from Friday till the next Thursday. You'll have until 5pm est to submit your project to the Design on Cloud 9 Facebook fan page. The winner will receive a $10 gift certificate to the DC9 website.

Good Luck Everyone! And, I can't wait to see what you all come up with!

Happy Crafting!!

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