The Story Scrapbook Challenge

This month I want you to tell a story about some form of transportation.   Maybe you want to document your first car, or your parents car when you were growing up.  Have you taken a road trip and needed to rely on four wheels?  Did it all go to plan?  Maybe you are a biker, pedal to the metal roaring across the land, or a cyclist who might like to document those lovely rides you take.

Have you taken a cruise, rowed a boat, toured a town by bus?  Do your children travel to school by school bus?  Do you have your truck licence?  Can you drive a tractor?  Does the idea of train travel fill you with excitement?   Is there a story about a car breakdown, or worse still an accident?   Have you had the jitters flying in an aircraft, or does that thrill you with delight.   Are you the driver or the navigator?

I am really going to enjoy seeing all the stories of the different types of transportation that strikes a chord with us.

The creative team have jumped on board with some wonderful pages.

Kim (KimR+) has created a magical page of her daughter riding her bicycle without the training wheels, what a proud moment, I still remember the wobbles way back when.  Definitely a story that needed to be documented.

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Supplies used by Kim:  Adventures in Outlines Words: Traveler,  Assorted Messy Stitches: White No. 05,  Away We Go Element Pack,  Black, White and Turquoise Kit,  Chandra Element Pack,  Fastener Basics No. 01,  Hidden Meadow Element Pack,  Malene Scrapbooking Collection,  Messy Stitched Rectangles: White No. 01,  Roughed Up Pocket Cards: Striped No. 04,  Striping Graphic Brushes and Stamps No. 01,  Surf Lagoon Element Pack,  Twisted Clusters Brushes and Stamps No. 01,  Layered Memories No. 152,  Readymade Journalers: Spring Garden.

Oh boy, Lynnie (Grandma Lynnie) has put together an amazing double page spread, I love photos that spread across the two pages of an amazing car, an amazing history and a story that simply had to be told.   Please do visit the site and read this incredible story.

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Supplies used by Lynnie:  Vintage Edge Overlays No. 01,  Grunge Overlays,  Spot Dots Brushes and Stamps No. 08.

And I (Carol) have created a page about a recent car purchase I made.  I like the idea of scrapping our vehicles as they all tell a jigsaw part of the story that is us.  And who knows what cars will look like in the future (take Nellybelle above for instance), so what a a walk down memory lane my car will be in 50 years time!

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Supplies I have used:  Canvas Color Mix Paper Pack No. 01,,  Painted Photo Masks Brushes and Stamps No. 10,  Little Enamel Charms: Transport,  Stitched Journal Strips No. 03,  Twisted Dots No. 01,  Clipped Stacks No. 06,  Brilliant Love: Roughed Up Pocket Cards,  Multimedia Dots No. 01,  Flair Minis No. 02,  Never Stop Element Pack.

The team at DD have generously provided a freebie to help you on your way, the link is good for the entire month of August.  I hope the goodies inspire you.   I am really looking forward to reading your stories.

Post your pages in the Scrapbook Challenge Gallery and don’t forget when you use ALL DD product on your challenge page you should post a link of your page in the August Challenge Participation thread so that it will count toward your savings in the rewards program.  Everyone’s a winner!

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