Friday, November 26, 2010

Layout Challenge Friday!

Today's Challenge is brought to you by...

Now let me just say, we are going to have
SEVERAL winners courtousy of Die Cut Diva's and BoBunny, 
so EVERYONE should play along with this challenge!

The Challenge is....
"My favorite thing about me"
"One thing I love about me"

Lets see what the design team did!

All My Love is With You!

Designer: Tomoko Takahashi
I love myself cause I'm a mommy to this little girl!!!

Supplies Used: Hot Lips Die Cut, Crush Darling, Romeo, Pink Ruffle Wraps, 
Crush Chipboard, Crush Rub-on, Crush Brads, Violet Dot, Kiwi Dot, Licorice Dot, 
Chunky Charms (CB wirl & Brackets/Licorice)

Other Supplies: Fence Embellishment, Metal Butterfly, Rhinestones, Acrylic Paint, 
Stickles, Glossy Accents, Ink (Black), Flower, Mist


Designer: Debbie Sherman
Here is my layout using the die cut from the crush line. this is my 
 husband Jeff and his first grand daughter Adalyn....funny to watch him gush over her.

Supplies Used: Crush - Darling, Cutie Pie, Crush Hot Lips Die Cut
Raspberry Dot cardstock, Crush 6x6 paper pad, Crush Noteworthy, Petals

Additional Items: adhesive gems, diamond glaze, 
diamond dust, fabri, stamps, rose and thickers. 

Winter Love!

Designer: Agnieszka Piskorz
Something about me: I love winter, snow and cold ... I was born in the winter

Supplies Used: Midnight Frost Crystals, Midnight Frost Flurry, Midnight Frost Snowdrift
Midnight Frost Layered Chipboard Stickers, Midnight Frost Brads, Midnight Frost Noteworthy
Midnight Frost Dimensional Stickers, Midnight Frost Chipboard, Frost Wrap
Frost Petals, Bo Bunny Chunky Chips Alphabet - Dark Denim, Bo Bunny White Rose Trim  

Tips: I cut out snowflakes from paper Midnight Frost Crystals and Flurry, 
 then embellished it with embossing powder mixed with glitter. 

Love My Family

Designer: Carole Janson
One Thing I Love About Me "Love My Family"

Supplies Used: Hot Lips Die Cut, 12" Crush Love pattern paper, 12" Crush Cutie Pie pattern paper
12" Crush Sugar Pattern Paper, 12" Crush Chipboard, Secret Crush Petals, 
Cream Gardinea Petals, Cranberry Rose Trim  

He's My Best Friend

Designer: Christiane Muller
Something very special about me: I couldn't live without my dog Balou!!
Journaling says: *The loyal friendship of my dog is a precious gift!!!*

Supplies Used: Sugar Dot, Coral Double Dot, Olivia Ambrosia, Olivia Honeydew
Olivia Chipboard, Olivia Combo Sticker, Olivia Cut Out, Assorted Buttons & Bling


Designer: Mahlin Wiggur
I love to cut out details from patterned papers and both the swirl from crush and the frames 
from noel looks awesome cut out and the possibilites of use are endless... 

Journaling: I love my ability to organize, I seem to make it happen no matter how difficult the 
task or how little time I have.. It´s a talent I have good use of, both home and at work.. 
And I know I am good at it.. 

Supplies Used: Crush, Crush Romeo, Crazy love fudge & flowers, Midnight frost stripe, Olivia Chipboard
Learning curve cardstock stickers, Learning curve cut outs, Whoo-ligans combo stickers, Whoo-ligans stripe
Whoo-ligans batty, Whoo-ligans boo, Winter joy bundled, Noel rejoice  

Peace & Joy

Designer: Janis Medina

The thing I love about me is my positive outlook in life.

Journaling: Sometimes I find myself confused and on the brink of breakdown.
 I remind myself that I'm strong, that the challenges I face are mere tests of character.
 Resiliency is one of my better traits and hope and positivity are top virtues.
 I stop and look at the view. It helps me see the right perspective.

Supplies Used:  Midnight Frost Crystals, Midnight Frost Dot, Midnight Frost Ice, Midnight Frost Stripe,
 Midnight Frost Snowfall, Midnight Frost Cut Outs, Snowdrift Die Cut, Dark Denim Dot, 
Midnight Frost Wraps, Midnight Frost Chipboards, Chunky Charm Circle, 
Midnight Frost Brads, Winter Joy Rub-ons.

Design Notes: The blooms were handmade using Cuttlebug balloon and snowflake dies.
 This winter collection is versatile enough to be used in non-themed layouts too!!!  

Great Work Everyone!!!

Now for the winner of our last Layout Challenge Friday!!!


With her oh so fun Whoo-ligans layout!

Thank you Gail for participating in the challenge, and CONGRATS!!!
Be sure to email us your shipping info at
to claim your prize!!!

Everyone else, be sure to participate in this challenge because we are 
going to have SEVERAL winners!!!

Good Luck!


  1. Ohhhhhhhhhhhhh I love love love love what everyone created!!! I am getting a new Bo Bunny shipment tomorrow or I am HOPING to play along! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

  2. Stunning work as always! Can't wait to see what everyone comes up with! :)

  3. just gorgeous work!! Tomoko - this is one of the most creative layouts I have ever seen - fantastic job to all!!

  4. What stunning examples, I love them, you are all so different but oh so talented. Melxx

  5. Gorgeous layouts DT! So much to be inspired by. Can't wait to start this one and see what beautiful LO's everyone comes up with.

  6. I know I am late for the challenge but I did it anyway :)