Monday, January 1, 2018

Paper/Sketch Challenge ~ Jan 2018

Happy New Year!

It's a new year and that means another year of new fun scrapbook challenges! 

Just like the past few years, Grand Diva's Creative Corner (Brenda) and I host monthly Scrappy Friends Challenges! 

For 2018 I will be hosting the 
 Paper/Sketch Challenge
and  Grand Diva's Creative Corner (Brenda) will be hosting
This Month in History Challenge

If you are new to my blog, here's how it works.  If you complete my 
Use your Paper Challenge, link your layout below.  If you combined my challenge along with  Grand Diva's Creative Corner (Brenda), post your layout below AND to her blog as well.  You will have a chance to win a prize from me, Brenda's blog AND the Bonus prize below!
That's 3 ways to win with one layout! :) 

Are you ready!:) 

January 2018 Paper/Sketch Challenge:
For this challenge you will need to create a new layout inspired by this sketch AND use diagonal striped patterned paper on your layout. 

RULES (to be entered into drawing):
• Create a new layout (one entry only) 
• You must be a FOLLOWER of my blog
• Traditional layouts only (no digital please) 
• You must link your entry below with Mr. Linky 
by January 29th 11:59 pm (PST) 
• Please add a link back to this challenge post when posting your layout on blog/galleries etc. 

Here's the RAK I'm giving out:

Here's my layout:
I used pink & white diagonal striped paper from Simple Stories and last years New Years Collection also from Simple Stories.  For Brenda's challenge, I used the the first option which was to scrap a celebration and the layout must have gold on it.  This is my husband and I celebrating New Years and I used gold Nuvo Crystal Drops for small circles and the heart.

Combine this Paper/Sketch Challenge
along with 
for a chance to win the bonus prize!!!
Please visit Brenda's Blog for information on her challenge.

Here's the BONUS PRIZE:

Now it's your turn!!  Let's see your layout by linking below!

Time to announce the December 2017 winners!!!!

Congratulations to:
Barbara Greenberg
You are the winner of the December Rewind Sketch Challenge!
Please email me at with your address. :)

Judy W.
You are the winner for December Scrappy Friends Bonus challenge!


  1. Love the new challenge and so excited to see that I won for December, I sent you an e-mail yesterday

  2. Wonderful sketch and challenge! Added my layout. Thanks! :)

  3. Great sketch! I'm so excited to be able to participate in this challenge. :-)

  4. Great sketch and love these challenges. I tried to enter Grand Diva's challenge, but her blog seems frozen. The Linky and comment section are not working. I emailed Brenda, but have not heard back. Any suggestions?