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Scrapbooking Starting Point

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When I posted the Starting Point challenge last weekend, I had no idea just how popular it would be! I mean seriously, as I write this there are more than 130 layouts entered! Which is fabulous.

And it also means we should have a starting point challenge every week, right? On Saturdays. Saturday Starting Points. It has a ring to it.

So here’s a new Starting Point challenge for you. Above is where I started with the design for this layout:

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┬ętwopeasinabucket.com. Click here for supplies and details.

If you use this starting point to create a layout of your own, share it with us by linking at the end of this post. Next week I’ll post some of my favourites with the new Starting Point page.

Now… I don’t have a prize lined up for this regular Starting Point challenge just yet – but if you click here, this layout is the weekly challenge at Two Peas. It’s a take your pick challenge – you can enter by creating a page with either paint, hidden writing or trying this grey/turquoise/yellow/black colour scheme. And there you can win a prize. So consider the starting point a little kickstart toward that challenge perhaps!

And don’t forget, there ARE still plenty of challenges with prizes open for entries! Most of them close tomorrow night (Sunday) at midnight. You can find the full list here and pick whatever you fancy!

Have a beautiful and creative weekend!

20 August 2011



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35 Comments for Scrapbooking Starting Point

  1. Sabine SR Says:

    I love the new challenge! It makes scrapping sometimes much easier if you have a starting point. I never know what my layouts will look like in the end, but I think, that makes it interesting.
    Thanks
    Sabine

  2. So.Creative Says:

    Great weekly challenge! It’s funny to have the same starting point than everybody … you’ll never know where your layout will run!! Love love love!!!! ;-)

  3. Fay Says:

    Oh yes, great idea for a weekly challenge

  4. Alison Says:

    OOoohh…I like the idea of ‘Starting Point Saturday’! Am off to do this one
    Alison xx

  5. AllisonLP Says:

    Shimelle, you are totally spoiling us! This is awesome. Thank you.

  6. Joanne Says:

    Oops – I did the same paper layout not colours – had a go though :0)

  7. AllisonLP Says:

    Mister Linky won’t work for me. It says “Next” instead of “Enter” I didn’t do the two peas challenge, but I did start from the “Starting Point”. Link:
    http://paperclipping.ning.com/photo/this-is-me?context=user

  8. Cynthia Says:

    Mister Linky won’t work for me either. But here’s my page:
    http://thewanderingbuckeye.blogspot.com/2011/08/starting-points-challenge.html

  9. Jill Says:

    Thank you Shimelle! Love the idea!!!

  10. Sarah S Says:

    I loved doing this as part of your fun week-end and had just as much fun tonight with today’s Starting Point. Thank you xx

  11. Madeline Says:

    Love these challenges Shimelle, thank you so much

  12. Adel Says:

    I do love this color combo!

  13. Madeline Says:

    hope it shows up this time

  14. Madeline Says:

    It doesn’t show up for some reason again, must be doing something wrong

  15. Nancylee Says:

    Still playing along…. Thanks again for the inspiration Shimelle. Btw, that photo is adorable. Love the blue top on you….

  16. georgina Says:

    Im excited about this new weekly challenge – its a great motiviaion to get some scrapping done! I’ve added mine but I’m sorry Shimelle it added twice. Could you delete #3 please as its the same layout! Sorry

  17. Madeline Says:

    I still can’t get mine to post for some reason

  18. Madeline Says:

    Finally got mine to show up. :/

  19. Diane Says:

    Thank you for this new starting point! That was fun :)

  20. helen Says:

    Great idea – I’ve loved catching up on the challenges this WE – thanks again for putting it all together. You’ve helped me to make loads of pages and I’ve loved it!

  21. Jenny B Says:

    Awesome, awesome, AWESOME! Thrilled this is going to have a weekly slot. I really enjoyed it.

  22. kaatje Says:

    great challenge. But it’s been enough for today. There’s no date before I have to put it up, so I hope tomorrow will do.

  23. Gina Says:

    Yay I loved the starting point challenge! I found it more helpful than a sketch.

  24. Bethan Says:

    Loving the starting points challenge. Gives scraping a new lease of life.

  25. Lorna Says:

    Loved doing this and even used the colours suggestions of yellow/grey/black and aqua. Quite pleased with the results! Thank you

  26. Marie Says:

    Loved the challenge!!

  27. lynn Says:

    I haven’t had time to do this yet, but have featured it on my blog to share with others.
    http://amomentintime-craftycooper.blogspot.com/2011/08/starting-point-becomes-regular-feature.html

  28. Abbey Says:

    I tried out the painting as I really want to do it more and got a bunch of new Mister Huey colors at CKC. Still not feeling too adept, but getting better, I hope.

  29. Alana Says:

    I,m a little behind but I liked my version. Thanks for the inspiration.

  30. anneberit Says:

    Thanks for the inspiration. I had some fun :D

    When adding the link I wasn’t able to add any images. But the link do work.

  31. Mel Says:

    Love this layout and think adding the envelope is a genius idea for all of the bit and pieces we pick up travelling.

  32. Jo Says:

    I really love this challenge, it’s a great way to get a layout done quickly

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