Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Challenge #14 April

If you are here for the hop, read this post, then click here to go to the hop's post!

Challenge #14's poem is April by John Greenleaf Whittier
Click on the Poetry Poem button on the right to read the poem entirely.
We hope you find inspiration in the poem and play along with us.  If you are here for the hop, you have until Sunday, April 18th at 11:59pm EST to link up your entry to be considered for the Blog Hop Prize given by Jenn from Stampin up.  See post below here.  If you are joining us, because you love poetry and want to join along and be our next guest designer, you have until April 30th to link up your entry to this post!  The winner will be the guest designer for challenge #16!
I am excited to welcome, Heidi as our guest designer for challenge #14. She is the Co- Founder of Sketchy Thursday's challenge.  Check out her blog here.

I love how you used all those elements on your layout to create all those layers!  Fabulous!  Thanks for designing with us, Heidi!
Windy, what fabulous pictures and spirit this layout has!  Great take on the poem!
Shazza, handmade flowers are all the rage right now!  I love thes flowers, they add such an amazing dimension to your layout! 

Tessa, I love these colors and that photo just pops off the page!
Love all the small details as well!

Nikki, your layout just cries spring!  I love that photograph and the cut work you did on your patterned paper!  Fabulous!

Julie, you have captured the purest essence of spring in that picture!!! I love it!  Great take on the poem!

Jessica, that rose is amazing and the little bits of everything around it is like the icing on the cake!!! Absolutely beautiful!

Jane, I love your use of the poem as your journaling!  You have so much added texture with all your embellishments!

This is my layout!  "Our Dreams for..." Bryce
*be confident
*loyal and loving
*don't settle
*true to yourself
Don't forget you can stop by the designer's blogs by clicking on their picture.  You won't want to miss out on seeing more up close photos and their inspiration behind their layouts!
Have fun creating a layout, card, altered art, etc based on a line, word or phrase from the poem and post a link in this comment section to be eligible for numerous prizes!
Link it by April 18th at 11:59 pm EST- to be eligible for the blog hop prize as well as guest designer
Link it by April 30th at 10 am EST to be eligible to be our winner and guest designer for challenge #16!
Stay tuned for our announcement of our next Design Team Call later this month!


  1. Wowwwwwwwwwwwwww!!! Looks like a great poem...and loveeeeeeeeeeeeeee what Heidi and the rest of the DT created!!! JUST AMAZING! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

  2. Gorgeous, Heidi! I can't wait to see what everyone comes up with :).

  3. Fabulous everyone!!!!! Now, on to all the entries!!!!

  4. here's mine for the April poem

    Just realized I have to do one for the previous poem. Better get at it.

    I've entered all the other challenges and all the 365 cards for each day.

  5. here mine



  6. Since I only make cards I have made a card using the poem as inspiration.
    I have now completed both of your challenges for the Blog Hop.
    Here’s my card.

  7. Here's mine.


    Found you because of the recent hop, but am staying in touch ;-)

    Thanks for getting my butt moving in the scrapbook direction once again!

  8. Wow- what a great Dt JOBS!And here is my lo- I did it the Earth day too- lots of recycling

  9. I just loved this poem!
    Here is my Layout:


    Thanks for looking!
    Shelee :)

  10. 能付出愛心就是福;能消除煩惱就是慧。........................................