November LOAW #2 Challenge

We're excited to feature these weekly challenges from the SC community! Below you'll find November's LOAW challenge #2. Post your project in the gallery and copy a link to the comments below. You can enter anytime in November!


Challenge #2

This week, we're challenging you to create a project with a fussy cut element. On this layout, Kelly Noel cut the word "love" from a sheet of patterned paper from our Homestead scrapbook kit for her title. Fussy cutting doesn't have to be time-consuming, cut just one small element or go crazy and cut out a bunch of elements from a sheet of patterned paper—flowers, hearts, etc. We can't wait to see what you come up with! 

Now it’s your turn to create a project based on this week's challenge! Share your new project for the challenge in the SC gallery, then link up your project in the comments of this post by November 30th. We will draw a winner to win a $10 gift card to the Studio Calico Shop!


Guidelines for LOAW participants: 

The LOAW (layout-a-week) challenge came about from members challenging and encouraging one another to use their kits. Because it began before SC offered card and Project Life® kits, the challenge was for layouts, hence LOAW. Since scrapbook, card and PL kits are a part of SC's subscriptions, those types of projects are now included in LOAW. That means you can submit a LO, card, PL spread, minibook, or art journal page to a LOAW challenge. 

If you have trouble interpreting the challenge for the type of crafter you are, ask the host (person posting the challenge) for suggestions. Sometimes ideas we come up with make perfect sense in our minds, but don't translate as easily as we expect to another type of paper crafting. 

Each person may submit one unique project per challenge, i.e. you cannot submit the same project for two LOAWs. It's okay to combine LOAW with another challenge, though, such as a sketch or technique challenge. 

The project you submit should be one that is created in response to the LOAW challenge, which means no posting of older projects no matter how perfectly they fit the challenge. Any project submitted to the challenge should be made in the month of the challenge. 

Deadline for submissions is the last day of the month. Once the month changes on the SC site, it's too late to post for a chance to win. (I wanted to make note of this because I am a procrastinator and I'm sure there are a few more like me out there doing everything at the last minute.) 

When submitting a project for LOAW, please include a picture of your project and a link to it in the SC gallery on the challenge thread. Also, if the challenge asks for additional information, e.g. explain your inspiration, please include that in your submission post. SC generously offers a $10 GC to one participant. It's actually a promotion code good for 30 days. The winner's name is pulled from all of the entries. So if you enter one challenge, you have one chance of winning; two entries, two chances; etc. Hope you take a chance and take on one or more of the LOAW challenges each month.

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13 comments

  1. penny (Silver Rewards Subscriber) penny says…
    11/11/2017

    I fussy-cut some of the leaves from the gorgeous Gypsy Moon paper, and then I added more diecut leaves from the kit and from Canyonland.
    https://www.studiocalico.com/galleries/208076-life-is-made-of-moments

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    1. Shannon_Yates (Pink Rewards Subscriber) Shannon_Yates says…
      11/13/2017

      Lovely fall layout and the journaling is beautiful!!

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    2. penny (Silver Rewards Subscriber) penny says…
      11/13/2017

      Thanks, @shannon_yates!

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  2. honeykd (Gold Rewards Subscriber) honeykd says…
    11/12/2017

    I fussy cut plants, boulders, and dinosaurs for my grandson's birthday card:
    https://www.studiocalico.com/galleries/208093-you-re-dino-mite-birthday-card

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    1. Shannon_Yates (Pink Rewards Subscriber) Shannon_Yates says…
      11/13/2017

      Such a cute card!! He'll love it!!

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  3. terriblygreat terriblygreat says…
    11/13/2017

    Fussy cut the bear and penguins for Christmas cards.

    https://www.studiocalico.com/galleries/208104-christmas-cards-2017

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    1. Shannon_Yates (Pink Rewards Subscriber) Shannon_Yates says…
      11/13/2017

      Adorable cards!! Lucky recipients...

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    2. terriblygreat terriblygreat says…
      11/14/2017
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  4. Shannon_Yates (Pink Rewards Subscriber) Shannon_Yates says…
    11/13/2017

    Fussy cut 3 strips from the Bohemian paper and cardstock in the Gypsy Moon kit. Thanks for another fun challenge!
    https://www.studiocalico.com/galleries/208106-loaw-2

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    1. terriblygreat terriblygreat says…
      11/14/2017

      Love your layout! Cute idea fussy cutting the strips.

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    2. Shannon_Yates (Pink Rewards Subscriber) Shannon_Yates says…
      11/14/2017

      Thank you much @terriblygreat

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  5. JaneD (Silver Rewards Subscriber) JaneD says…
    11/15/2017

    I have fussy cut some butterflies from an old SC paper I found in my stash and made a little card. Thanks for the challenge!
    https://www.studiocalico.com/galleries/208123-fairytail

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  6. gosti (Gold Rewards Subscriber) gosti says…
    11/15/2017

    Yet another fun challenge:-) I fussy cut the "so cool" cloud and the word "love" in my layout:
    https://www.studiocalico.com/galleries/208126-so-cool

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