While Julie is on vacation I am attempting to step into her shoes or should I say into her smileys:):):):):)
The response to challenge #1 was absolutely incredible!!!!!and we are thrilled and humbled that so many of you played along with us and created such fabulous layouts. We want to thank every one of you and hope you will play along with us in the future. We are so excited that some of you began albums for your Favorite Things and hope that you enjoy our coming challenges.
It was really hard to select a winner and we were emailing late into the night but after much thought and discussion, the winner is AURORATN (Jeannine) - her layout Black is above:):):) AuroraTN, please email Julie with you addy info so she can send you your prize. And again thanks to all of you so much for playing along with us.
We also have an honorable mention for challenge #1 for the youngest player Angel. His mom emailed us his entry which he had made for his brother. We think that's really special:):):):)
AND NOW FOR SOMETHING TOTALLY DIFFERENT....................................
CHALLENGE #2 WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE FLOWER?
What flower makes your heart sing? What flower do you look forward to its blooming season? What flower makes you happy just to see its colors and to smell its fragrance? What flower do you love to receive in a bouquet? :):):):):):):):):)
Let's see what you can create. No rules - just do a layout, a card, a project, whatever makes you feel happy, and link us up via a comment.
Here are the fabulous layouts and projects by our talented DT (I feel so lucky to be part of them and get to see their stuff early:):):):):):):)
from SARAH we can't post Sarah's layout because it has been published on the http://www.basicgrey.com/ website (Congrats Sarah) but if you go there into the gallery and select Sarah de Guzman, you can view her fabulous bouquet of paper flowers or try this link http://www.basicgrey.com/catalog/idea_gallery.php?designer_id=18850
from me (CHRIS)
The winner for this challenge will receive a $20 gift certificate to http://www.scrapbook.com/ donated by Deana. SO get your creative juices bubbling or should I say blooming and get your layouts etc into us. Just post a link for it in our comments sections by 8/14/09 (the day before we announce the winner and post our next challenge.) YOU COULD BE THE WINNER:):):):):):):):):):):)