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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

YOUR Challenge Pages

The first of the Challenge Pages are in...Holly, you are QUICK!  Here's what Holly had to say about it:


"Here is my page from the 15 minute scrap challenge you posted today!  Using your formula, it took me a mere 47
minutes once I had my scrap stuff out of the closet and printed the
pictures.  Grand total – 1 hour.  That’s a fast page for
me at this point!  (I should note, that after a particularly
stressful day at work, once my scrapping stuff was out, I was really
enjoying being in the zone, and not pushing myself to go fast… )


I chose to start working with these pictures
tonight because it was one of the few folders of files that I have that
had more than one picture in portrait orientation rather than
landscape!  So your challenge had multiple rewards for me.  I
used it as an opportunity to make the lead page for a series of pages
I’ve been thinking of doing on my garden pictures from over the
years.  I had it in my mind that I needed some kitchy theme
developed to start working with these photos.  This page got me
beyond that.  Since the only consistent thing in my crazy garden is
that I grow the brightest flowers of pink, violet, yellow, and orange, I
used those colors in the journaling strips, and now I have a simple
formula, and I’m ready to do the rest of the pages without that self
imposed obstacle.  And it taught me that I need to branch out from
my usual picture taking style, and take more portrait oriented pics! (I
know this will make my sister Lisa smile! That’s another story. 
Hee hee.)"


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Edited 3/12 to add:


Holly's done another great page, just turned the layout:


Desert beauty


And here's one from Laurie Schwartz (she said it took just about an hour):


Waves 


Here are two pages from Tiffani Knowles:


Tiffani 1 


Tifanni 2

Here's one from Jeannie Nelson:

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Keep the pages coming! 

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