Monday, 2 September 2013

Scrap Around The World September challenge

September 2013 Challenge 5 - Bold Graphic & A Little Bit Left Of Centre. 
Mood Board from Gayle Price  

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 of the month

     {this means you have an entire month to complete the challenge - woohoo!}.
The deadline for the September challenge
is therefore Monday, 30 September!
Our HUGE NEWS is that we have a 
Facebook Subscriber Giveaway
launching TODAY MONDAY, 2 SEPTEMBER 2013 so make sure to
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 to the SATW blog
TOMORROW 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 pattern, 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}

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  

See their full range here in their online store.

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

in Australia,containing a selection of their latest releases!  

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



The deadline for this challenge is 

Monday, 30 September 2013


And here is my take - "Love My Elephant".

Thanks a bunch for your visit! I'll be back tomorrow with some closies.

Remember to check back at Scrap Around The World 
tomorrow, Tuesday, for the link to our mega international 
famous Mystery Guest who will be 
creating with our mood board!

Cheers! xoxo Eila


  1. Wow, wow, wow! You simply rocked this black and white challenge. Your lay-out is so beautiful. I just love the few hints of pink and lovely butterflies flying around.

  2. Love love sweet Eila. You rock ! May have to try my hand at this challenge. Oh and I bet Limor is the mystery guest hehe. Of corse!

  3. Wow...This is what i have been looking for and you have done a great job. Beautiful cards.

  4. What a stunning page Eila.... I love it... such an inspiration! hugs...x