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Username Post: September Anything Goes Challenge        (Topic#1590513)
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  • Quay on 08-30-13 03:47 PM

"ALL NEW ANYTHING GOES CHALLENGE"

September is almost here! Time for sign ups!

Ok... I know some people have been intimated by this challenge but shut the front door----this challenge has been revised and updated!! KEEP READING.....

Not only will you meet new people here you'll get your motivation amp'd up you'll become a creative rock star to all your scrap cronies!! Seriously!!!

Your creativity will grow beyond your wildest dreams... ya and you will leap out of your comfort zone like their is no tomorrow!! Playing with us on the monthly challenge will not only be fun, it will be a place where you can talk about your woes and your toes...make close bonds with ladies who have the same and not so same ideals! And we all need more friends right? Say yes!!

Now before you run off, take some time and read thru' this post and ask me some questions, if you have any questions...or your overwhelmed beyond belief, ask me to help you catch your breath! We have made some BIG changes and we think it is a lot easier to follow than before!

SO pull up your BIG GIRL PANTIES and jump in with us die hard players and join the ranks of the obsessed!!

We will have daily challenges, weekly challenges, weekly photo challenges and a monthly challenge. All to keep you motivated and working hard to actually get those pics onto paper and into an album! We are willing to hold your hands thru the rough bumps. So ask...PLEASE!!!!!!

SIGN-UPS will be open until September 7th

If you are playing for points/prizes please send me $8.00 via USPS no later than July 7th. If you don't want to pay, you can always play motivational (but you won't be eligible for the prizes).

Please mail to:
Quay Sadler
2021 We. 2175 N.
Lehi, UT 84043


Alternately you can pay via PayPal by sending money to AnythingGoesChallenge@gma il.com (why their is a space in gmail is beyond me...so don't put one there. hehe)
If you select this method, you will have to pay $8.55 to cover PayPal fees but that’s not that bad considering a stamp would cost you $0.45

PRIZES: Gift certificates to sb.com!

**Prize Categories**

(prize amounts will be based upon the number of players)

1. Most Points Overall: no matter what your goal was if you meet your goal and if you have the most points at the end of the month, then you are the winner in this category.

2. Most Points 10 or Fewer Layouts: If you set your goal at 10 or fewer layouts and you meet your goal BUT do not exceed 10 layouts for the month then you are eligible for this category. If you complete more than 10 LOs then that moves you to other prize categories.

3. Random Drawing of Everyone Who Meets Their Monthly Layout Goal: Meet your monthly layout goal and there will be a drawing done on random.org of everyone who met their goal but did not win in another category.

4. Winner for completing the most dailies. If there is a tie, a random drawing will be done on random.org for the winner of this category.

***** You will only be eligible for prizes having met your monthly layout goal. Each paying player may only win in ONE category.*****


Layouts are counted towards your goal in the following manner:
*8x8 or above including 8.5x11, 12x12=1 layout (2 pagers count as 2 layouts)
*3 4x6 or 5x5=1 layout
*4 mini layouts (3x3, 4x4 etc.)= 1 layout
*Altered items and other projects can be counted as "layouts" based on the amount of work you put into them. If you aren't sure how many layouts a project is “worth”, just ask!

**Cards do not count toward your layout goal, but you can count points for them.**


WHEN YOU SIGN UP, PLEASE POST YOUR LAYOUT GOAL FOR THE MONTH! YOU MAY CHANGE YOUR GOAL ANYTIME BEFORE SIGN-UPS CLOSE on the 7th of the month!

~~~Only pages that are NEWLY completed and uploaded on or before August 31 count towards your total points and layouts.

~~~This challenge ends on August 31, 2013 at 11:59 PM PST. All LOs, cards, pics, or other projects to be counted for points or towards your LO goal must be uploaded to your gallery AND linked to this thread with your point details.

~~~All weekly challenge pics, LOs/projects, etc. AND POINT DETAILS must be posted to the thread by the deadline for weekly challenges which is Sunday 11:59 PM PST. (That is the Sunday of the week the challenges were posted for. Full weeks run from MONDAY (Day 1) to SUNDAY (Day 7).

~~~Most daily challenges do NOT have to be complete the day the challenge is posted, unless the challenge says it is for that day only. However, you get +10 bonus points for completing a daily challenge the day it was posted.

~~~To take the bonus +10 pts for completing a daily challenge the day it was posted you must have the daily complete, uploaded to your gallery, and posted to the thread WITH POINTS DETAILS by 11:59 PM PST that day.

~~~When you post your cards, LOs, or altered projects please post all points details including any daily, weekly, or monthly challenges you are counting them for on this thread. Please try not to post projects then come back later to post the points details. If you do not post points details by a deadline for special points, you cannot take special points even if the project was completed in time. Special points are points such as points for a weekly challenge or the points for completing a daily challenge the same day it is posted, bonus points offered for another reason.

"Volunteer Help With Dailies"
Week 1: 2-8 Quay
Week 2: 9-15 New Julie
Week 3: 16-22 Marty
Week 4: 23-29 Linda
Week 5: 30 Quay



Note on embedding:

ALLOWING PUBLIC EMBEDDING:
1. Go to the layout in your gallery.
2. Click on 'Edit Image' tab under the layout.
3. Scroll down to the bottom left side.
4. Check the box that says, ‘Allow Public Embedding’.

LINKING LAYOUTS TO THE THREAD:
1. Go to the layout in your gallery.
2. Click on 'Link/Embed Image' link in the 'Share & Link' box to the left of the layout.
3. Click on 'IMG code' button.
4. Copy and paste the code which starts [url...] into the forum thread.

Players:
paid:
Quay 0/5
Julie (julie101) 10/30
Marty (ScrappinTraveler) 8/10
Rhonda (YourScrapAttack) 0/10
Linda (boricuapr) 15/20
Teresa (Teresakay) 0/8
Karen (SplendidMoments) 2/10
Sharon (sewflake) 12/20
Norma (njr007) 2/5

motivational:
Lyn (justlyn) 4/10


 
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  • Quay on 08-30-13 03:50 PM
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~September 2013 Point's~

(print this out so when you want to add up your points you have it right next to your LO)


BONUS POINTS!!!!
take +400 bonus points if you pay by Sept 1st,
take +300 points if you pay by Sept 5th,
take +200 points if you pay by Sept 7th, the deadline!

5 POINT ITEMS
- PER letter/number used in title only (stamped, sticker, chipboard, rub-on, die cut, etc.)
- PER photo corner, button, staple, brad, paper clip, jewel, pearl, or metal item.
- PER sticker used (rub on, flat or 3D, NOT alphas in title)
- PER hand stitch
- PER comment you post in a gallery/blog/my place
- PER new photo taken by you, posted to your sb.com gallery, and linked to this thread
- for updating your siggy-points & layouts info IMMEDIATELY after posting points
- for cleaning up your scrap area after you completed the posted layout

10 POINTS PER EACH ITEM USED ON A PROJECT
(example: if you use three different pattern papers take 30 points)
- PER cardstock/pattern paper used
- PER type/kind of ribbon, trim, twine, fiber or embroidery floss/thread used
- PER stamped image or word on your project
- PER color of glitter mist, chalk, stickles, paint, or ink used
- PER hand-cut embellie (that you cut out w/ scissors)
- PER any kind of die-cut shape (includes chipboard die-cut)
- PER flower (the whole flower not counting each layer)
- PER type of distressing (inking, sanding, crumpling paper, etc.)
- PER card or swap item made (full points for first, 20 pts for each identical one)
- PER punch used
- PER each color of washi tape
- PER each foam piece ~new~
- PER each felt piece ~new~
- PER each tulle piece ~new~
- PER each acetate piece ~new~
- PER item used that is over 1 years old! (Includes the picture(s) if PRINTED over 1 years, not just taken over 1 years ago!) USE UP THOSE OLD SUPPLIES!!!

75 POINTS FOR USING THESE ITEMS/TECHNIQUES ON A PROJECT
PER- creating a LO for another challenge on sb.com or on another blog/website (MUST tell what challenge it is for AND if it is not an sb.com challenge you MUST post the website link to the challenge!)
PER- chipboard/grungeboard/car dboard (not cardstock)
PER- using a quote or song lyrics
PER- having journaling on your LO

50 POINT ITEMS:
- PER 8x8 or larger (8.5x11, 12x12) or 8x8 or smaller layout's (MUST have a link in this forum)
- PER HANDMADE (by YOU, not machine made) flower on your project
- handmade frame
- for doodling on your page
- for making your LO a shape that is not a square or a rectangle (ex. heart or circle) OR a LO that has a border that is not a straight edge (ex. scalloped border or rick rack border or border and corner punches ie: Martha Stewart punches)
- for using memorabilia besides pictures
- PER wet or dry embossed image
- for using one or more of the following themes: Back to School, Heritage
- for having hidden pics or journaling—to take these points, you must include a close up of the hidden items in your gallery and link to this thread (journaling that is just written on the back of the LO does not count as hidden)
- paper piecing ~new~
- tags ~new~
- banner ~new~

75 POINT ITEMS:
- for using your OWN design that is NOT based on someone else design or sketch to create an altered project or layout (take ONLY +25 pts if it is a card or swap item you designed yourself)
- PER layout (not card or altered project) with at least 60% negative space
- pages with no pics ~new~
- 12x12 overlays ~new~
- masking or stenciling ~new~

PICTURE POINTS ON YOUR LAYOUTS/PROJECTS/CARDS
10 POINTS:

- PER picture (4 pics = 40 pts.)
- PER person or animal in each pic
- PER picture cut in the shape of a circle
- PER picture over 2 years old OR +20 pts PER pic over 5 years old
- PER black & white vintage photo
- PER picture taken during March 2013 or later
- for rounding your corners on your picture

20 POINTS:
- PER picture that YOU are in
- PER picture with NO people or animals in it
- PER photo larger than 4x6 OR 3x3 (2x3, 2x2, etc.) or smaller
- for project/page w/ 3+ pics
- for having the title, an embellishment, or journaling on or overlapping the picture

JOURNALING POINTS
- 5 point PER word of journaling (not pre-printed embellies)
- 50 points for using handwritten journaling on your page (or 75 pts for 50+ words or 100 points for 100+ words)

ADDITIONAL POINTS
100 POINTS:

- for doing a THOROUGH cleaning of your scrap area when it is messy! YOU MUST POST A BEFORE AND AFTER pic to take the points!
- machine sewing,
- for altered item/home decor item created,
- for scraplifting
- new technique for you, that you used, (must explain what technique you used)


 
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  • Quay on 08-30-13 03:52 PM
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~Daily Challenges~

1. Set up your siggy 200 pts.

2. Make a LO of a your baby picture. If you don't have a picture then make one of your youngest picture you have. 200 pts.

3. Redo a LO that you thought you'd done so so on it. Show the before and after LO. 250 pts.

4.Make a birthday card for a little girl and then a birthday card for a man! 300 pts.

5.
DO a LO with only journaling on it. Decorate a page and title it Dear Diary...and talk about why you scrapbook. 400 pts.

6.Use colored pencils on your LO today. 150 pts.

7.9/7 Put some music notes on your LO today. Any kind of music note's. Any color and as many as you like. 200 pts.

8.Use your markers on your LO today...outline your pictures in a fun and happy way. Also draw a freehand picture somewhere on your LO. For a whopping 400 pts.

9.Use paper clips and safety pins on your LO! 200 pts

10.Do a layout using scraps you can use a solid paper for the background but scraps for the rest 300 Points

11.Daily Double layout big 500 Points cause they are double the effort!

12.Daily do a layout or card and double the points

13.Stamp on your layout at least 2 different stamps 300 Points

14.Daily Layout with 5 of everything so eg pattern paper needs 5 of 5 flowers 5 different ink what every you use must be 5 of 500 pts.
Take extra 100 pts. if you used the number 5 on your layout

15.Daily since its a nice sunny day here I want to see fun in the sun 300 Pts take extra 100 Pts if you use a sun on your layout

16.Use one large heart - any color EXCEPT Red or Pink, a doilie or lace and green cardstock
400 pts

17.Tag with a poem, sentiment or journaling
Use a corner punch
Pattern Papers - at least 2
400 Pts
Twist. . . use 3 different size tags for 100 pts :-)

18.
Use Circles & Stripes!
3 Flowers
Glitter or Stickles
400 Pts.
Twist! Use a Mask - any way you want, ink, spray, color doesn't matter for 50 Pts. . . AND if you cut your own mask. . . add an additional 50 pts

19.De-stress . . . the weather here in DC was so wonderful yesterday, and I had all of 30 minutes to spend in it (waiting for a bus!). So today, I think everyone should take 15-30 minutes and go outside and enjoy the day. Sit on the porch, take a walk, enjoy the back yard, anything. . . but if your weather isn't cooperating today then stay inside and do something just for YOU, anything you want!

for De-Stressing. . . give yourself 400 pts

20.Totally cover a diecut piece of chipboard or carstock with glitter
Use at least 6 brads or buttons
Use a corner punch (or if you don't have one just cut the corners in a decorative way)
400 Pts
And. . . 100 extra pts if your whole title is covered in glitter!

21.Well it's gonna rain here so how 'bout a rainy day challenge?

Use at least 3 colors of blue
Anything to do with water or rain - title or embellies
Blue buttons (2 or more)
And at least one yellow item
500 pts

22.Since this is my last day for Daily Challenge. . . We'll up the challenge a little. . .
Use at least 5 different colors (not variations of the same color)
A bow - either ribbon or paper
Hand written journaling
1 tag
5 brads
And at least 3 flowers

700 points

23.Day 23 is worth 200 points plus lots of bonuses
Be creative - 200 points for using White Cardstock to make your own 12 x 12 background paper and upload photo. DO NOT use for a lo today, I'll tell you why another day! Add 50 points for each item/technique used (i.e.red ink on brick stencil = 100; add 50 if you distress and 50 if you mist now it's up to 200 bonus points. If you add another stencil and color that's 100 more. Got it?? Oh - there's no limit to bonus points, but you must detail when posting.

HINT HINT - Make sure you like it!

24.Make a banner with your name to compliment 12 x 12 background paper you created from day 23. 400 pts.

25.Today's the 25th, 25% or 1/4 - Claim 300 points if you create a lo dividing your page into 4 squares. 100 bonus points for each square that does not have a picture. 300 + bonus up to 400 additional points

26. Surprise! - Grab Day 23, and 24 projects and make a layout ANY theme; 200 bonus for making a calendar page worth 800 and 200 bonus

27. challenge is worth 500 points and up to 400 in bonuses.

Since I'm in a nostalgic mood after the concert, let's go back in time - ready?

Finally it's Friday!
Scrap YOUR favorite school days Friday night memory i.e. 1st date, high school game, movie night, slumber party, etc.

Bonus 150 if you use your school mascot or only your school colors

Bonus 250 if you include YOUR school picture

Enjoy!

28.400 + bonus up to 350. If you make a tag for each day of the week claim the points PER TAG and a bonus 500 if you make all 7.

If my calculator is correct, today could be worth
6500 POINTS

Make a tag - On the back of tag tell us what you would do to make this your perfect day or week - NOT work, errand, or scrapping i.e. I want to get a massage, I want to sit in the backyard with my best friend. Bonus 200 points if NOT a rectangle tag (heart, circle, oval, etc) and bonus 150 points if you use 3D embellies (flowers, chipboard, charms, etc.)

Can't wait to see what everyone's doing.

29.Another change in seasons. Fall seems to either be a time of reflection or planning - Share one of your bucket list items that you want to do this Fall or a tradition (pumpkin patch, trip, etc). 100 pts

30. everyone get's 3000 pts for playing along this month!


 
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  • Quay on 08-30-13 03:52 PM
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~Weekly Challenges~

Week 1-8
Scrap a page with autumn colors. Add pictures that show autumn in someway. Either new pics or old ones will do fine! 800 points

Photos:
A picnic 200 points
A hot dog 200 points
A bag of chips 200 points

Week 9-15
Do a layout with blues greens and white along with some misting, die cuts and stitching 400 Points

Photos:
Last thing you brought
Something makes you happy
Your favorite pairs of shoes
Something you cant leave with out

50 Points per photo

Week 16-22
Use 3 Different Punches (at least one border punch)
The Color Red
3 Flowers
and 2 colors of Ribbon 800 Points

Photos:
5 photos . . . any kind of game(s), inside or outdoors!
500 Points
An additional 100 points if you're in the picture playing!

Week 23-29
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month and Oktoberfest
Create a Heritage Page (does NOT have to be traditional heritage/heirloom style) about your ancestors heritage using their national flag colors - Irish - green, orange, white; German-black, yellow, red. BONUSES of 100 for each twist - use pics of a heritage event, pics of your favorite ethnic food, your ancestor's national flag, journaling, stamping, and memorabilia.

challenge 800 points + bonus for twists (up to 600 more points)

photos:
(4 pics - 100 points each)
Scrap stash - yes we want to see your pp leftovers
A Christmas card from the past
4 of a kind favorites in your scrap supplies - your 4 favorite inks, or 4 embossing folder, 4 papers, 4 punches, you name it, but it needs to be 4 in the same category
favorite ribbons (stash, in layout, on gift, etc.)


 
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  • Quay on 08-30-13 03:53 PM
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~Monthly Challenge~

Decorating Time!! Buy or make a 2014 calendar and decorate the days, the month and the weeks, however you want to decorate it is fine!! Finish all 12 months and you can claim 5000 points!!

Now run...to your nearest store!!!


 
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Im in please

Making my goal 30

And I can help with a weekly

Shall pay right now


 
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Just paid


 
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id like in please. lets say my goal is 10. i havent played in a while.


 
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Add me please! :-)

I'm keeping my goal at 10 - I had a lot more time off in August then I'll have in September! Getting my check in the mail!

:-)


Edited by ScrappinTraveler on 08-31-13 04:24 AM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
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  • Quay on 08-31-13 05:52 AM
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  • julie101 Said:
Im in please

Making my goal 30

And I can help with a weekly

Shall pay right now



HI Julie! Got,cha down for 30! And thanks for paying so soon!!!


 
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  • Quay on 08-31-13 05:53 AM
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  • ScrappinTraveler Said:
Add me please! :-)

I'm keeping my goal at 10 - I had a lot more time off in August then I'll have in September! Getting my check in the mail!

:-)



HI Marty!! Glad your back!! I have you down for 10 and I will keep my eye out for your check!


 
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  • Quay on 08-31-13 05:55 AM
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  • YourScrapAttack Said:
id like in please. lets say my goal is 10. i haven't played in a while.



RHOOONDA!!!!! Where have you been girl?? So glad your back! I have you down for 10 and are you paying or motivational?


 
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  • Quay on 08-31-13 07:00 PM
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Hellllo ladies! I am still at my BFF's scrapping. Today we went to Logan, and bought S.E.I. paper... 10 cents a piece!!! And some embellies for a $1.00 each!! I spent 179.00 smack aroooo's and brought home a haul!!! WOot WOot!!


 
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Well here is my first one dose come in handy living on the other side of the world

Little Things By Julie101


400 Points paid by the 1st
200 Points siggy update
60 Points for title
10 Point new photos
45 Points bling and metal
5 Points clean up
5 Points siggy update
40 Points for cc and pp used
30 Points ink
10 Points trim
20 Points punches
60 Points die cuts
10 Points distressing
50 Points flowers
450 VLB Challenge, Music Challenge 5 Ingredients Challenge, Layout a Day, Volume Scrapping and Load Challenge
75 Points Chipboard
50 Points 12x12
50 Points doodling
50 Points embossing
75 Points own design
10 Points photo
10 Points person in photo
10 Points rounding corners
10 Points taken before 2013
20 Points smaller than 4x6
20 Points over lapping
100 Points clean scrap desk
Before
Messy By Julie101
After
All Cleaned By Julie101

Total 1875




 
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  • Quay on 09-01-13 01:19 AM
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Your right Julie...you lucky duck!! But us night owls might do the same, except I have nothing yet!! hehehehe


 
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  • Quay Said:
Your right Julie...you lucky duck!! But us night owls might do the same, except I have nothing yet!! hehehehe



Nothing I'm sure you will come up with something

I have a page in sight but am having a bit of hard time working with the paper I'm a little unsure but I will figure it out.


 
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Hi I am in for 8 not sure yet if I am going to pay or be motivational will let you know before the 7th I got my pages in last month but was lazy and didn't post them with points :(.


 
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Glad you're doing well and want to get back in the driver's seat! I'm in and sending check as soon as I finish unpacking from yesterday.

I think I'll put in for 20 since I've got busy weekends this month.

Linda

Thanks to everyone who helped out last month!


Edited by boricuapr on 09-01-13 07:30 AM. Reason for edit: No reason given.


 
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  • Quay on 09-01-13 08:00 AM
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  • Teresakay Said:
Hi I am in for 8 not sure yet if I am going to pay or be motivational will let you know before the 7th I got my pages in last month but was lazy and didn't post them with points :(.


Yay!! 8 it is and I'm glad your here Teresa!


 
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  • Quay on 09-01-13 08:02 AM
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  • boricuapr Said:
Glad you're doing well and want to get back in the driver's seat! I'm in and sending check as soon as I finish unpacking from yesterday.

I think I'll put in for 20 since I've got busy weekends this month.

Linda

Thanks to everyone who helped out last month!



Okie dokie, 20 for you Linda! And I was hoping you would be back!


 
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