Story Scrapbook Challenge

In this month of giving thanks I want us to give thanks to our besties.  With luck hopefully we all have them, that special person (or if you’re lucky, people) that is the heart outside of your body.  They will stick with you through thick and through thin, they know your secrets, they have helped you, cried with you, laughed with you, been there for those big moments in life, good and bad.

I want you to tell us about your very best friend.  Write a letter to him or her.  Give us an example of a time that your bestie shone through for you.  Tell us about a moment in time with your bestie.  Do you have a male or female bestie?  Is your bestie your mum, or sister, or daughter, or husband?  Do you have a tribe of besties?  Do you feel you don’t have that one very special person in your life that you crave?  Describe your very very best friend from school, you know, the one that you’d never do anything without.  I want to be warmly embraced into your inner circle this month and read all about your besties.

The creative team have jumped on board with some terrific example pages:

I love Jana’s page, the relationship she has with her daughter just shines through.  It’s such a beautiful thing.

Products Jana has used:  ARToptions Splash Paper Pack No. 02,  Watery Wings Colored Transfers, Brushes and Stamps No. 03,  Wire Frame Grid Clusters and Layers No. 01,  Vintage Mini Mix Kit No. 10,  ARToption Mini Mix No. 02,  Pencil Script Sentiments Brushes and Stamps No. 01,  Cameron Element Pack,  Beloved Element Pack,  Live in the Sunshine Brushes and Stamps,  Handscripted December Brushes and Stamps No. 10 (freebie),  Readymade Layers: Beach Clusters No. 02,  Readymade Layers: Love Edgers No. 01

DeLisa has created a gorgeous page documenting a beautiful long friendship and coming in and out of each other’s lives.  That’s how it should be.  I love it.

As well as the freebies, the supplies DeLisa has used are:  Big Painted Patterns Brushes and Stamps No. 07,  Blendables Layered Template No. 108,  Blendable Layers No. 37,  Chalkboard Christmas Element Pack,  Charcoal Essentials Paper Pack No. 01.

And for my page, I’ve documented a special time this year when I surprised my bestie who lives in another state for her birthday, all cooked up by her husband.  I even arrived complete with a gift tag on me!

Supplies I have used:  Coastal Memories Dots and Stripes Paper Pack,  Naturally Krafty No. 11 Paper Pack,  Torn Templates No. 02,  Splatters Brushes and Stamps No. 05,  Lens Flare Brushes and Stamps No. 01.

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

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 November Challenge Participation thread so that it will count toward your savings in the rewards program.  Everyone’s a winner!

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