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Monday, January 1, 2018

January "This Month In History" Challenge

Happy New Year!

With the new year comes new Scrappy Friends challenges! 
This year I will be hosting a challenge
inspired by history facts
Welcome to the reveal of my
January "This Month In History" Challenge
 Select one of the history facts below and create a layout inspired by that fact.

#1 ~ Jan 1 (1908) ~ The ball was first dropped at Times Square in New York City:
Create a layout about a celebration. AND...you must include gold embellishments and/or alphas.

#2Jan 12 (1966) ~ Batman debuts on television: 
Create a super hero themed layout. AND... you must include stars on your layout.
(Patterned paper with stars and/or star embellishments)

#3Jan 14 (1973) ~ The Miami Dolphins defeat the Washington Redskins in Superbowl VII, to become the first undefeated team in NFL history: 
Create a sports themed layout . AND... you must include a banner on your layout.

#4~ Jan 15 (1974) ~ Happy Days premieres on television: 
Create a layout with the word HAPPY as your title or part of your title.
AND...you must use Thickers or Sticker letters.

• Your layout must be NEW as of January 1, 2018
• You must be a FOLLOWER of my blog
• You must link your entry below with Mr. Linky by January 29th, 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:

Below is the layout I created inspired by this month's challenge

My layout was further inspired by Rochelle's new Scrappy Friends challenge for 2018

And there's a BONUS CHALLENGE...

Combine my challenge with Rochelle's 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
One of the following stores
JoAnns. Michaels, or Hobby Lobby

Now for the December 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 Rewind Sketch Challenge!

The randomly drawn WINNER of my
December Christmas Cartoon Challenge is....
#4 ~Suzanne


Judy W
 is the winner of the
December Scrappy Friends BONUS PRIZE


Suzanne be sure to comment below and then email me at:
with you snail mail address and I will get your prized mailed out to you. 
Please add GCC December Winner in the subject line.

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

Can't wait to see all of the creative inspiration everyone comes up with inspired by the new challenges. 


  1. Congrats Judy!

    I just sent my email -thanks! :)

  2. Thank you so much for selecting my entry as the December Scrappy Friends bonus prize - I am thrilled. And Congrats to Suzanne. Happy new Year to you all :)