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Stella 04-01-2008 08:45 PM

Inspiration Challenge ~ Month of April '08
My Dear Friends ~
Welcome to the new Inspiration Challenge for this month. Isn't it fun to change the calendar page and start a fresh month? When you're a scrapper, it means one thing: Lots of New Challenges to participate in!!!

I'll be waiting to see what you come up with! Ask away if you have any questions. Layouts are to be posted to the Inspiration Challenge Gallery, and a link on this thread is required for the layout to qualify for the bonus.
Thanks and Have fun!

Lynncal 04-01-2008 09:36 PM

What a fantastic photo!! Very inspiring!

amandavz 04-02-2008 07:47 PM

My Inspiration
I did a layout of my visit to a beautiful grotto in Cancun. I hope you like it! Thanks for the challenge.

kittenb 04-03-2008 09:13 PM

it made me think of my son & his Love of water. Here is mine

Stella 04-03-2008 11:08 PM

ah, Ladies~
Great pickies, Amanda! What a super layout! I really love the extraction of yourself outside the photo - good job...
Kittenb ~ left you a comment at your 'real cute' layout! It's so sweet!!!

I'm having problems uploading my files, Ladies, but I will get you your bonus asap, I promise! Thanks again!

Jean Ann 04-08-2008 07:34 PM

Here's my link

Stella 04-08-2008 08:06 PM

How so very sweet, Jean Ann!
Left you some lovin' and I have some good news for all ~ I'm uploading the bonuses as I type this. So expect a pm soon...

schellie 04-10-2008 12:52 PM

I't the first chalenge i'm in, so i hop i managed well. Here is my lo for this inspiration chalenge.

The water made me think of this photo our son took in his backyard. The buildingpit for his garage had turned into a pond after the rain. And these ducks came for a swim in it.

Stella 04-11-2008 05:11 PM

Great job, Schellie! What a cute pair they are...
I'm definitely back online with all my kits uploaded, so all of you talented ladies can expect a pm from me in a few hours. We're off to celebrate my MIL's birthday right now, so...
See you soon!

And again...GREAT JOB!!!!

schellie 04-12-2008 04:56 AM

Thanks for this great campanula (?) kit. I love it! It was fun my first entry of a lo here. Have a nice weekend.

ladyofthethorns 04-13-2008 10:18 PM

The Sea
Stella, you've provided two "Inspiration" challenges for me this month! This one and the freestyle one, for me, were the same topic. I just love the ocean (as you've read with my submission for the freestyle challenge )! It just so happens that I love birds too! So this one was great for me, thank you.

Here's mine:
The Sea

mrscarol_1 04-18-2008 01:54 AM

Here is my layout of My Inspiration Challenge

kjg1130 04-18-2008 11:19 AM

Here is my layout for the Inspiration Challenge. A reminder of last years vacation to Mexico.

Punta Cana

Stella 04-19-2008 07:40 PM

You know...
You ladies are the ones to inspire me now! How lovely ... those layouts are just stunning. I've sent you your posting bonus but I also wanted to thank you here, publicly for such a fantastic job you all did. I am truly inspired...


Jan Merkley 04-21-2008 11:36 AM

Here is my layout for the challenge! I love the beach and the ocean. I spent a lot of time playing at the beach near our home when I was a child. I also love the birds. And I had these photos of wild Canadian Geese that I just love. So I took my inspiration from the seagulls in your photo.

Scrapgarden 04-23-2008 03:30 PM

First Time
Here is my LO. Visiting my Dad last week we took a walk on the beach at Carlsbad, CA and snapped this picture. My inspiration from it was to write a verse.

Stella 04-23-2008 03:55 PM

Thank you so much for sharing your precious moments with us, Jan and Scrapgarden! What beautiful layouts you've shared! Expect a PM right away... ;)

Nani 04-23-2008 09:56 PM

Well, the truth is that the seagulls inspired me to scrap this photo, but it really ended up better fitting the Freestyle challenge!


Moonchild67 04-24-2008 02:35 AM

Here is my LO for this beautiful challenge!

Stella 04-25-2008 07:47 PM

Love them!
I love your layouts, Ladies. I've just sent you all your Posting bonus, so give me a shout if you have any problems at all.

I've totally enjoyed being a part of your special worlds, and as I see that the month of April is nearly over, I hope you ALL will join me again for another round of Inspiration here at SAS' Inspiration Challenge.

I'm sorry I didn't answer right away on some of your posts/layouts, it's not out of deliberately ignoring you, believe me! I've been having serious internet issues, and they have been resolved for now. We'll see what next month brings!

Regardless of what's going on with me, I promise that no matter what happens, somehow, someway, I will get your well-deserved Posting Bonus to you eventually. So, please do not let my 'internet interruptions' be a deterrent to your creating and posting your beautiful layouts in this or my other Challenges, ok?

Sending you best wishes for a great weekend!

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