Sunday 1 September 2013

September 2013 Challenge 5 - Bold & Graphic Mood Board from Gayle Price, Rule Changes & HUGE & HUGER NEWS!

Welcome back to Scrap Around The World Challenge FIVE!

Please note we have modified our rules!!

{please read our "To be Eligible for Judging" further down
as there's a slight change there too}.

 1)  The sketch is now OPTIONAL - you do not HAVE to use it 
{but of course you are welcome to use it as a starting point
 & for your inspiration if you like!}, this makes it easy for you to 
combine our challenges with sketch challenges if you want :)

2)  We now accept art journaling pages BUT only double-spreads with a 
minimum single page size of 14 x 19cm (5.5 x 7.5 inches) per page.

3)  Our challenges will now run until midnight EST on the last day of the month
     {this means you have an entire month to complete the challenge - woohoo!}.


Our HUGE NEWS is that we have a 
Facebook Subscriber Giveaway
launching TOMORROW {Monday 2nd September 2013} so make sure to
LIKE us on Facebook & come back TOMORROW 
to see what you can win!


Our HUGER NEWS is that we have a MYSTERY GUEST
creating with this month's mood board on TUESDAY NIGHT!
{that's your HINT - anyone guess WHO IT COULD BE?!}
Come back on Tuesday to find out & get the link!!


For September we have a BOLD and GRAPHIC mood board
from Design Team member Gayle Price {Australia}.

Feel free to interpret the mood board in any way you like, 
using one image, several of them, all of them or even just 
one aspect of an image, using ANY COLOURS!    

For example:- You could use contrasting colours or contrasting elements
(rough/smooth - straight/curved - light/dark) text, alphas, bold patterns, 
doodles, scribbles, flourishes, rub-ons,detailed embellishments
 (ie:-lace,chipboard, metal/resin embellishments) masks & sunrays.

Even the topic you chose to scrap could be inspired by the board
{reading the board from the top left to the bottom right}
such as things you feel strongly about (image 1)
unconventional beauty (image 2) 
about your thoughts/feelings (image 3)
loved ones/a dependency (image 4) 
your wild side/things not everyone knows about you (image 5).


To be eligible for judging:-

You are required to show the image of the MOOD BOARD ONLY 
{you may show the sketch image but ONLY IF YOU USE IT}
 PLUS mention in your post that you are playing along at Scrap Around The World 
with a link back to the current challenge.

 Link  to YOUR BLOG POST NOT your entire blog & turn off your word-verification if 
you would like some of our Design Team members to comment on your entry.

Please check our RULES OF PLAY HERE before you begin your entry - thanks!

Gayle Price {Australia}

Zanka (Zaneta Glowa) Sweden

Juraci Falcucci {Brazil}

Alexandra Polyzou {Greece}

 Leonie Neal-Dawson {Australia}

Christin Grønnslett {Norway}

Keren Tamir {Canada}

 Eila Sandberg {Sweden}

Agnieszka Bellaidea {Canada}

Jessy Christopher {Malaysia}

Helen Tilbury {South Africa}

The winner of this challenge will be invited back to be our October Guest Designer, 
as well as winning this huge prize pack of 20 PIECES of chipboard from our sponsor 

studio cutout

Wycinanka is a Polish chipboard manufacturer whose products can be viewed HERE.  

You can find a list of retailers stocking Wycinanka in other countries HERE.

You can follow the Wycinanka blog HERE & follow them on Facebook HERE.

2nd place will receive paper collection 'Grey Rainbow' from Polish company 

Company Shop

"Dedicated to bring you happiness & satisfaction with every moment spent 
scrapbooking with Studio 75!  We know that keeping your experiences positive 
is important so we prepare our papers and embellishments with care for every 
single detail. Our Designers put their heart & soul into their work so we can
 offer you items that spark your imagination & give you endless pleasure -
 papers, tags, stamps, charms, chipboard, art journals, album bases & more!"

See their full range here in their online store.


3rd place will receive a $25 chipboard prize-pack from

 in Australia,containing a selection of their latest releases!

Australian Made Laser Cut Chipboard to compliment your scrapbook pages, 
cards & paper-crafting projects. Scrapmatts has a Ning site that showcases an 
amazing talented international design team who post daily on the blog there, 
a Gallery, customer challenges & an online store. Come join in the fun here!

Below is just one example of some of the awesome products they stock HERE.

CB5102 Window 02

4th place will receive a $15 prize-pack of your choice from 

Purple Pumpkin!

They stock a huge range of embellishments, washi tape, motex tape, etc 
in their online store HERE

Purple Pumpkin

Purple Pumpkin manufactures high-quality embellishments of a fun & funky nature!

They are Australian based & specialize in fabric buttons, handmade flowers,
 resin, twine & washi tape.  They have a great blog that is constantly active & they hold monthly challenges open to all, with Guest Designer positions up for grabs as well as awesome prizes of Purple Pumpkin loveliness! 

Below is just one example of the many products stocked in their online store.

Our RANDOM WINNER will receive this amazing pack of goodies
 from the very generous Natalie May, owner of Etsy Store

"Natalie May - Wife to Trev, mum to Jessica.
 Scrapper, Papercrafter & all round Happy Person! 

I live in Adelaide {South Australia} teach Scrapbooking & Cardmaking
 & love my life in the Scrapbooking & Papercraft Industry.  Happiness is...
teaching others, making pretty stuff & sharing all the cool stuff I create with - 
ribbons, charms, flowers, moulds, resins, mixed media metals & washi.

The deadline for this challenge is Monday September 30th 2013

We would love to hear your comments & please remember to click on the
DESIGNER'S NAMES to go through to their blogs for more details
 & close-up shots of their layouts. We cannot WAIT to see what you create!


Helen Wallace said...

I love the drama and theatricality of the black and white...hope I get time to play this month. Stunning examples from the DT. :)

Eila Sandberg said...

Wowzer! cannot wait for the reveal of the Mystery Guest!
Fabbolicious inspiration from everyone! Always such amazing creations! xoxo

Wilma Voermans said...

Wow! You did a great job at the moodboard Gayle, love it!!!
And the sketch from Jules....eventhought we dont have too, it is so worth use it!

Denise van Deventer said...

Gorgeous projects everyone...just love that page by Gayle...sooo fabulous! Awesome inspiration...definitely one to get my teeth into! ;-)

Unknown said...

Great sketch and mood board! Love the fabulous examples by the dt!

Natalie said...

Amazing LO Gayle
Thanks for the opportunity to sponsor this month

Keren Tamir said...

Amazing reveal everyone!! Love the inspiration.

Debbi Tehrani said...

Such a striking challenge and gorgeous pages from all the designers!

Ava Gavloski said...

i like this B/W color challege, great inspirational pattern's to choose from

Buffy Burnside said...

Fabulous challenge! the DT's outdid themselves...just so much inspiration! I just posted my entry but I totally forgot to add my country (USA) sorry about that!

Unknown said...

Stunning monochrome mood board in absolute ♥ !!!!

Mona Pendleton said...

Thanks for the amazing DT inspiration and fun sketch to play with!