November/December Graphic Design Challenge *WINNERS*

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November/December Graphic Design Challenge *WINNERS*

Post by pawprints » Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:12 pm

Omg I LOVED all of the wonderful layouts and cards here! Thank you to everyone that participated! I enjoyed seeing all of the ways you got your inspiration and all of your amazing and creative work!

Because I had over 20 participants I will be choosing two winners!

Winner #1, chosen using the iPhone app RandomNum, is…
#5 Scrapqueen141

Winner #2, chosen using the iPhone app RandomNum, is…
#16 Deanna13

Congratulations to both of you! I have sent out your gift cards so please let me know if you don't receive them.

 


The holiday season is upon us, and one thing that we see a lot of this time of year is… gift cards! And gift cards don't have to be boring with just a store logo on them, they can come with so many imaginative and creative designs! Fussy me has to go and look at all the possible designs available when I pick out a gift card for someone. I love to look at all the selections and match a great gift card design to the event and person that I'm buying it for. That's just how I roll lol.

Below are some images of gift cards that I picked out that have fun and inspiring designs:

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Your challenge is to pick a gift card from the selection above and use it for inspiration for your layout, card, or craft project. You can be inspired by any aspect of the gift card… the colors, objects on the gift card, and/or the design itself. Please let us know which gift card image you chose and what it was about it that inspired you. And most of all… have fun!

Open to paper, digi, hybrid, cards, crafts, or whatever this inspires you to create.

You many put in as many as five submissions, as long as each submission uses a different gift card for inspiration. 

You may combine with one other challenge that allows combining.

This would normally run through the end of December, but usually because of the holiday rush I like to give some extra time so I am going to run this into the beginning of January. Post your submission to this thread by midnight (whenever midnight is for you) January 8th and a random winner of all participants will receive a $5 ACOT GC from me!
This way you have an extra weekend in there after the New Year! My Christmas gift to all of you! Lol!

Here is my page. I was inspired by the Subway gift card. I just loved the whole look of the dark purple background with the white snowflakes and the big green Christmas tree against it. The pic is of Maddie on Christmas Day when she was 3 years old.

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Participants:
1. Retiree3
2. Deanna13
3. mrozwood
4. Tammey
5. Scrapqueen141
6. 1scrappymom
7. Retiree3
8. Deanna13
9. keatonsgtgram
10. keatonsgtgram
11. Deanna13
12. shoorn
13. keatonsgtgram
14. scrappinmom99
15. shoorn
16. Deanna13
17. ScrappyDistractions
18. ScrappyDistractions
19. Retiree3
20. JAire
21. scrappinmom99
22. Deanna13
23. mrozwood
24. mrozwood
25. mrozwood
26. scrappinmom99
27. Retiree3
28. ScrappyDistractions
29. blfonty
30. DN in MN
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Re: November/December Graphic Design Challenge

Post by Vicki R. » Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:03 pm

Oh wow!  What a great idea for this challenge.  So many awesome choices for inspiration too.  I LOVE your LO and the colors are spectacular!!  Thanks!

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Re: November/December Graphic Design Challenge

Post by joannie » Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:29 am

This is going to be fun!! Great choices! :-D

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Re: November/December Graphic Design Challenge

Post by wimom » Sat Nov 09, 2019 9:50 am

These give me so many ideas -- fun challenge!
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Re: November/December Graphic Design Challenge

Post by Deanna13 » Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:00 pm

What a clever challenge idea, Barb! Love your pretty example too! :)
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Re: November/December Graphic Design Challenge

Post by Flasher » Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:08 pm

Holy Crow!  Your example is stunning!

 
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Re: November/December Graphic Design Challenge

Post by Yankeegirl » Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:37 pm

omg..Your page example is just stunning!  Love the design, the colors.....what a great challenge!  And so many choices!
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Re: November/December Graphic Design Challenge

Post by ScrappyDistractions » Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:58 pm

And our favorite gift card:

:) :greeninlove: :) :greeninlove:
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Re: November/December Graphic Design Challenge

Post by pawprints » Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:29 pm

ScrappyDistractions wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:58 pm
And our favorite gift card:

:) :greeninlove: :) :greeninlove:
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Of course!! Only reason I didn't put it in was that I used it before in a different Graphic Design Challenge : )
 
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Re: November/December Graphic Design Challenge

Post by blbabe1234 » Mon Nov 11, 2019 12:51 pm

Awesome challenge Barb. Love it!
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Post by Retiree3 » Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:50 pm

I was inspired by the circles and colors.
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Post by Deanna13 » Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:15 am

Here's mine! :)

Photo of sweet grandkids Marcus, Kellan and Lucy. (Christmas 2018) :greeninlove:
Merry Christmas
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I was inspired by the colors and theme of this giftcard... :)
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Post by mrozwood » Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:26 pm

Here's mine:
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I was inspired by the Buy Buy Baby card.
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Re: November/December Graphic Design Challenge

Post by Tammey » Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:22 pm

I went with the starbucks card. Lots of red, white and green.

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Re: November/December Graphic Design Challenge

Post by keatonsgtgram » Sat Nov 23, 2019 5:24 am

WOW, Barb! I LOVE this challenge. Geeze not enough time to work on all the great challenges this month! I am NOT a card-maker but I do work on a few each year and this challenge perks my interest big time.

I really like the example and all the LOs that have been done already. Time to get my thinking cap on tight because I've seen several "cards" I MUST work on. Thank you for the inspiration!

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Post by Scrapqueen141 » Sat Nov 23, 2019 2:12 pm

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Post by 1scrappymom » Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:53 am

I was inspired by the banner of the Kohl's card
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Post by Retiree3 » Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:15 pm

I was inspired by the banner. I also combined this with Inktober.

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Post by Deanna13 » Sat Nov 30, 2019 9:27 am

Here's another! I used the Walmart Gift Card linked using teal, gold, white. :)
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I combined with Guest Designer Challenge #4.

Photo of DH and I at Horseshoe Bay at Bermuda on our August 2019 Cruise. :greeninlove:
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Re: November/December Graphic Design Challenge

Post by keatonsgtgram » Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:19 pm

My LO is inspired by Kohl's colorful banner.
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