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12 December, 2020

DECEMBER 2020 2nd Reveal of Main Challenge - CHILDHOOD & ADD GOLD

Welcome to the 2nd Reveal of our DECEMBER Main Challenge!

This month we are asking you to add a touch of gold to your project!

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

Word Inspiration - CHILDHOOD
Creative Challenge - ADD GOLD


At this time of year we often associate CHILDHOOD with Christmas as it can be such a special time. If so, we’d love to see what you’re inspired to create! But maybe you’d prefer to create about your own childhood or a special memory you have. Or do you have a photo of a child you’d like to record? 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.  

It seems the right time of year for some sparkle and shine, so we’d like to see you ADD GOLD to your project!

And now let's look at our second DT Inspiration for this month...

Heike: The beauty of Christmas, is the beauty of CHILDHOOD. I decided to create a Christmas scrapbook layout in mixed media style for our main December challenge. I love everything about the festive December month. The smell of homemade cookies, hot chocolate, the tradition decoration in red, green and gold, the secrets and the family togetherness. The memory of my Christmas-childhood long time ago was my inspiration for the December page. I used for my layout the Dreamland paper collection of 13arts and I added lots of gold glitter ink and WOW gold embossing powder on the background. Also a little bit gold glitter ink on the clock. I wish you a Happy Christmas with many beautiful memories.

Dana: One of my favorite CHILDHOOD memories is visiting Santa. I still get excited when I see him at the mall. There is still a bit of magic left in the season for me, even now. I added GOLD texture paste, stars, metallic fringe, and adhesive gems.

Heather: Ho, Ho, Ho! The word "Childhood" sent me hunting through old photos of my kids at Christmas time. I found this funny one so I thought the title was appropriate. I used ArtStacks poppies, words and hand and added "Gold" to some of the Dusty Attic chipboards. I also added gold thread and, of course, the gold title.

Anastasia: What a wonderful December challenge!!! In this multi-layered canvas I wanted to show the spirit of Christmas in my favorite traditional Christmas colors: red, green and GOLD! Central element of the composition is a photo of my children from last year family shooting. I hope they will keep these wonderful memories from CHILDHOOD for a long time! Paper collection "Merry & Bright" by Mintay Papers. Watch Anastasia's process video here:

Sarah: Those moments that make up our CHILDHOOD, this is what inspired me with the challenge of December. We love to walk in the forest and especially to have a snack outside. Precious moments that I hope will keep and endure. I enjoy nature in all harmlessness. For the GOLD color, I used icing paste gold with a Finnabair stencil that I love. 


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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)

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