GCC 'THIS MONTH IN HISTORY" Challenge

Click HERE for the Scrappy Friends January "This Month In History" Challenge!!!

Thursday, February 1, 2018

February "This Month In History" Challenge

Hello and welcome to this month's challenge.
Sorry for the commenting and Mr Linky problem on January's post.  
Not sure what went wrong but all is well right now.
Here's the challenge for this month...
THE CHALLENGE:
 Select one of the history facts below, create a layout and include the challenge requirement
listed below the fact that you select.

#1 ~ February 8, 1895 - President Grover Cleveland authorized the selling of $62 million worth of bonds to J.P. Morgan in exchange for gold purchased from foreign investors, saving the Treasury from disaster. 
Create a layout and you must add 
GOLD paper and/or embellishments.


#2 ~ February 12, 1809 ~ The 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln was born.
Create a layout about a 
newborn baby 
and you must include a
heart embellishment and/or heart patterned paper.


#3 ~ February 22, 1879 ~ F.W. Woolworth opens "The Great Five Cent Store" in Utica, NY. 
 It failed in six months, but the second store he opened in June of the 
same year seemed to catch on.
Create a layout and you must use 
5 or more different types of embellishments
and/or
5 or more different patterned papers.


#4 ~ February 28 1968 ~ The first Grammy Awards was held.
Create a layout and for your title you must use the 
title of any song 
from any year awarded the 
Grammy for Song of the Year

THE RULES:
• Your layout must be NEW as of  February 1, 2018
NO DIGITAL LAYOUTS
• You must be a FOLLOWER of my blog
• You must link your entry below with Mr. Linky by February 28th, 11:59 PM (PST) 
• You must include a LINK back to this challenge post when posting your layout on your blog or gallery.

The prize you are playing for this month is:
We R Memory Keepers Tab Punch Board

And there's a BONUS CHALLENGE...

Combine my challenge with Rochelle's Sketch/Paper Challenge
 and your name will automatically be entered into our monthly prize drawing for the this month's
Scrappy Friends BONUS PRIZE:
$15 "Winner's Choice" Gift Card
(The winner may choose a gift card from
any online scrapbooking store/kit club
~OR~
One of the following stores
JoAnns. Michaels, or Hobby Lobby

Now for the January WINNERS!!!!
Thank you so much to all of you who played along last month! 
Another month of wonderful inspiration and various takes on the challege as well as
Rochelle's Sketch Challenge!

The randomly drawn WINNER of my
January "This Month In History" Challenge is....
#4 ~ Super Slick Chick

AND...

Carolyn Johnson
 is the winner of the
January Scrappy Friends BONUS PRIZE

CONGRATULATIONS LADIES!!!!

Super Slick Chick be sure to comment below and then email me at:
msbrags@gmail.com
with you snail mail address and I will get your prized mailed out to you. 
Please add GCC January Winner in the subject line.

Carolyn be sure to comment below or on Rochelle's Blog
then email us at:
scrapfriendschallenges@gmail.com
with your choice of gift card and we will get it out to you.
Please add January Bonus Winner in the subject line.

I am looking forward to seeing what you ladies create inspired by this month's challenge!
Have a wonderful weekend!

8 comments:

  1. Hooray, thank you so much Brenda for picking my page for your first "This Month In History" challenge. Great idea for a challenge!

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  2. What an awesome sketch! You and Rochelle keep my creative juices flowing. As you can see, I used my grandson's precious newborn picture for my challenge. I've been trying to find the right layout for such as special picture and you handed it to me. Thanks so much!

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  3. Adding a touch of gold for this challenge was perfect for the month of love!

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  4. Used a Grammy song of the year title for my layout of my dad and granddaughter pictures.

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  5. I chose to use option 3 and my five embellishments are flowers, button, sticker, puffy heart and pearlescent dots on large heart. Thanks for a great challenge this month.

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