What would we do without friends in our lives?! A shoulder to cry on, an ear to listen when you need to decompress, someone to giggle with just because, a comrade that understands you through and through! People come and go in our lives but a true friend will be with you forever. That is the theme of this month's free sentiment: Friends Forever. When you come across one of these special people, be very thankful as you've been blessed indeed.
This month, think of all the friends that you have who would love to receive a card letting them know just how much your relationship means to you. As usual my team, has come up with some interesting ideas so be sure to pop over to their blogs and see how their creations connect with the concept of this challenge. What direction will you go in? Whatever approach you take, we look forward to seeing your interpretation on this month's theme.
Don't forget when you link up your project and/or post, to please leave a comment letting us know how your creation relates to the concept of friendship if it isn't readily clear within the design itself or clearly written somewhere else in your post. Remember, the creation must be positive/inspirational/motivational AND adhere to the theme of friendship in order to be considered eligible for this month's prizes. While you may easily see how friendship relates to your creation, it may not be as apparent to me or the DT members. That is why we ask that you clarify it somewhere, whether here or in your blogpost. You can simply write a sentence at the bottom of your post next to the link up for this challenge, if it would be easier. We just need to know how your project ties into the theme. Letting us know, clears up any ambiguity that may exist.
This month's guest sponsor...We are very pleased to have Sparkle N Sprinkle back as our guest sponsor for this month's challenge. Here is a refresher of what they are all about...
Sparkle N Sprinkle is a small company with a big heart owned and operated by Margaret Myers. SNS specializes in hand-mixed embossing powders and glitters. Our quality, deeply etched rubber stamps are closely cropped on Cling Mount Cushion ready for your acrylic block. Produced in our local Shoppe in Ruskin, Florida, the stamps are already indexed on a laminated color storage sheet for your convenience. SNS sells a variety of other paper crafting tools and products, including a new line of digital stamps and many other exclusive products. You can find Sparkle N Sprinkle on line at: http://sparklensprinkle.comSparkle N Sprinkle is our sole sponsor this month and is generously providing us with both prizes! Check out the amazing images the team worked with for their projects for the beginning of this challenge. Clicking on any of the image watermarks will take you to the page they can be found on in the SNS store...
Brighten the Holidays Penguins
We are fortunate and blessed to have the chance to work with all these awesome images this month. Thanks so much to our fabulous sponsor. Be sure to come back at the midway when you'll get to see more beautiful projects created with images from this wonderful company.
Edwina's Creations, as our guest designer for this challenge. Check out the wonderful cards she created....
So what are you waiting for? Create a project and/or post that is positive AND relates to friendship, provide an explanation of how your project and/or post relates to the theme somewhere in your post or come over and leave a comment with the explanation. Easy, peasy!
If you have some time, please visit other people participating throughout the month. I've included the summary of the challenge details below. If you are new to this unique challenge, you can find out the impetus behind why I started it under the 'Introductions' tab and all the details you need to know in order to participate, in the 'Challenge Details' tab (both tabs located at the top of the blog).
I hope to see you back next Monday when voting will start on the Top Picks for Challenge #41.
MOTIVATIONAL QUOTE ON FRIENDSHIP
If you need some motivation to get you started, I've provided a quote for you, which you can find below.
Credit Notes For This Creation:
This word art creation is in png format and published at 300 ppi. It is quite large in order to accommodate different programs that people work with. If you are a card maker you can always resize it smaller without distorting the quality.
I have used a couple existing design elements from Lisa Glanz (lisaglanz.com), in the creation of this sentiment. These elements were purchased with a commercial use licence as part of a bundle through Design Cuts (www.designcuts.com).
- Nouradilla Script font created by Mikrojihad
Click on the font name to take you to a download location where it may be purchased. This font was listed for commercial use at the time of this creation. As such, it is my understanding, that I am within my rights to use this font in my creations and offer them to others. Please refer to my full terms of service for what you can and cannot do with this digital creation.
CHALLENGE DETAILS SUMMARY
Whether you are new and need to familiarize yourself with all the details, or a returning participant and just need to refresh yourself, you can always find out everything you need to know in order to enter this challenge in the 'Challenge Details' tab at the top of the page. I've provided a quick summary below. Please note that dates and times listed below are for this particular challenge only:
- Each Path of Positivity challenge will remain open for approx. a full month. Entries for this challenge will be accepted from October 3rd to November 6th.
- Link up your inspirational post below using Inlinkz. You will be able to submit your link up to 11:55 p.m. on November 6th.
- When you link up, leave a comment summarizing what it is about your post that you feel is inspirational / positive / motivational and how it fits into the theme if you have not included this information somewhere within your post. You can simply add a sentence or two right next to the link for this challenge if you want.
- Don't forget to come back throughout the month and visit others that have participated.
- You can link up a total of three (3) creations.
- Voting for this challenge will begin once the top picks have been determined. There will be a separate post detailing those picks. You will then have the opportunity to vote on the creation or post that you have found to be the most inspirational of the chosen picks. Be sure to leave a comment telling us what it was that inspired you or something in general if you uncomfortable disclosing any details of your vote.
- For Challenge #42, prizes will be the following:
- $15.00 worth of digital images from Sparkle N Sprinkle for the post or project that the DT deems most inspiring of the bunch.
- $15.00 worth of digital images from Sparkle N Sprinkle for a person chosen in a random draw based on all entrants.
- One digital image from Creative Bug Digital SnapShots for each person chosen as a DT Delight.
There will also be:
- A small selection of digital papers from Décosse's Dynamite Doodles for one lucky person who leaves a comment on on posts published during the challenge time-frame.
- One digital sentiment for every single person who enters the challenge.
If you ever have any questions be sure to EMAIL ME or just leave me a comment.
We look forward to seeing you participate!
Link Up Below:
Hi PoP gang! Thanks as always for hosting another challenge. Your hard work is always a pleasure to visit. Upon first glance, my card may not appear to be about friendship, but I have written a blurb on my blog about friendship with your logo on top and links back so that others might join in.
I know there is a lot of behind-the-scenes work on your challenge blog. Thank you for diligently reminding us all of what is important in this life - Each month with a different important topic. hugs, de
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