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01 March, 2020

March 2020 Main Challenge - FOOD & SQUARE PHOTO

Welcome to March and a new challenge at More Than Words.

We're talking about everyone's favorite topic this month... FOOD!

The first release from our Design Team has much to share with you in the hope that you will be inspired to play along with us this month.

Our Main Challenge is based on a word inspiration and a creative challenge.

Word Inspiration - FOOD
Creative Challenge - SQUARE PHOTO

Instagram pics come to mind for this one! Do you have a yummy FOOD photo to share? Or maybe you have a family snap of a barbeque, a picnice, or a romantic dinner? We want to know about the special food you've eaten, or an event focussed around food. We need to see in your project how our word inspired you. If it isn't obvious in your work, then please explain it in your post. Add a SQUARE PHOTO to your project. We don't mind if it's an Instagram photo or if you've cropped a standard photo, so long as it's square! If you don't want to add a photo, we want to see a square element on your project.

Please check out ALL our challenge rules in the RULES tab above.

Now let's see what our fabulous DT has come up with, 
inspired by the FOOD & SQUARE PHOTO Main Challenge!

CECILIA: When I think of FOOD, the first thing that comes to mind is Mexican food of course. Tacos are one of the best types of Mexican food. The variety of tacos is huge, but Pastor Tacos are the best! That is why I have framed them in my SQUARE PHOTO and put it on the front of the recipe book that I made for this project! Another favorite Mexican food is Tortilla Soup. I have also placed it in a square photo to embellish the letter box that I altered to use in my kitchen. The letter box has enough space inside to store my recipe book, plus cookware, and also bills that need paying.

YULIA: FOOD... I love ice cream... espcially in the summer!! This SQUARE PHOTO from my smartphone reminds me of a wonderful summer day in the park. I used paper from the collection Aga Baraniak "Bohemian Romance", as well as sprays.

DANA: A highlight of any vacation for me is always the FOOD. I recently returned from a trip to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic where I enjoyed several delicious meals. I used SQUARE PHOTOS of my favorite breakfast, lunch, and dinner on this layout. Papaya and plantains usually made it onto my plate. Both my husband and I loved a plantain dish called Mangu so much that we have prepared it at home, bringing a little bit of the island into our everyday life.

HEATHER: One of my favourite things about travelling is tasting the variety of FOOD. I used a SQUARE PHOTO of the amazing rice paper rolls we had in Cambodia. They were incredible!

HEIKES: How did the word "FOOD" inspire me? It reminded me of the wisdom and quotes from my grandparents that I grew up with. It's the little things that matter in childhood. We were always told as a child "an apple a day keeps the doctor away". Luckily, I can say that the apple is one of my favorite fruits, and as for the doctor... well, I married one! For the creative "SQUARE PHOTO" challenge, I have as a focal point, three 8 cm x 8 cm photos glued on the top of each other and three small photos 3 cm x 3 cm, as embellishments.

JOLANDE: For me, FOOD is the best. Of course I know I have to eat healthy, but... pancakes are my sin. I'm crazy about them! That is why they are featured in a nice SQUARE PHOTO.

DI: For this month's FOOD & SQUARE PHOTO challenge, I thought what better food is there than birthday cake!!! My granddaughter had her 6th birthday the other day and this month's challenge inspired me to scrap the photos. I have two square photos of her and the cake. In the third photo I actually cut her out of the picture and placed her between the other two to create a point of interest.

SARAH: What does the word FOOD inspire? For me, it is chocolate... I love it. When life is going okay I eat it, and when it's not going okay, I eat it then too! Chocolate is pleasure food, but also a comfort food, and I have featured it in a SQUARE PHOTO.

ANASTASIA: I was inspired to create this FOOD layout, by my gluten-free diet. In my SQUARE PHOTO I show an assortment of donuts that can be made using rice, coconut, or almond flour. I love this wonderful retro paper collection "Saucy" by "Authentique" that I found in my scrap-stocks. I really like the expressions on the faces of these "paper" girls!

Do all these layouts of delicious food have you drooling??? 

We hope they have inspired you to play along with our 
Main Challenge this month!

If you do, the following fabulous prizes are up for grabs!

(as voted by our DT)

$50 USD value prize from AB Studio
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(as voted by our DT, in no particular order)

$25 USD value prize from Expressions Craft

$25 USD value prize from 49 AND MARKET
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$25 USD value prize from MAJA DESIGN

$25 USD value prize from FABRIKA DECORU

(picked at random from all eligible entries)

$25 USD value prize from THE DUSTY ATTIC
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(hand picked by our Admin team - two entries not in our Top 5,
but that have that special something that captured our attention)

$25 USD value prize from 49 AND MARKET

$25 USD value prize from MINTAY
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One participant, with a high number of votes and handpicked by our Admin team, will be invited to be our May 2020 Special Guest Designer.

We are very grateful to all our generous sponsors for these fabulous prizes. To learn more about any of them, click on the SPONSORS tab above.

We are looking forward to seeing your entries into our
March Main Challenge: FOOD & SQUARE PHOTO

Please link up your projects 
by clicking on the "Add Link" button below.

PLEASE be sure to include your personal name and country in your InLinkz title.

Challenge closes March 31st at 11:59 pm EST.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!


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