October is here and we are now into the last quarter of the year. Fun is to be had all month with DSD at the beginning and Halloween at the end. It is Autumn and it is wonderful with all the colors of orange, browns, reds and yellows. With that in mind, Kate has a wonderful new template to share with you this month and we can't wait to see what you do with it. Before we show you the new blog template for October, let's begin with the winner of the Kate Hadfield's Blog September challenge. A very big thanks to everyone who joined in. We really enjoyed seeing your beautiful pages! The winner chosen by Rafflecopter for the $15 gift card to Kate's Store for September is Bebimora (aka @Bebimora ) for her wonderful page titled "Swan". Congratulations Bebimora!! And here is her winning page: (Bebimora, please PM Kate here for information on how to obtain your Gift Card.) Now for October!!! I really had fun helping Kate, and creating this template for October. I hope you enjoy scrapping with it too. We are calling this template "Ups and Downs". It has lots of painterly washes, geometric shapes and awesome shadows! Here is the page I created with it: (Please click on page to get full credits) Now it is your turn!! Head on over to Kate's blog to pick up the free template (please scroll down on Kate's blog for download links) and to see more inspiration pages from the rest of Kate's Creative Team. Enjoy & have fun with the template! You could win a $15 gift card to Kate's store! THE CHALLENGE: 1. Download the template from Kate's Blog. (Please scroll down until you see the "Download Template Here: PSD PNG PAGE Tiff" ) You can use them as is, flip them, resize them, anything you want, to make them your own! 2. Create a digital layout, hybrid layout, or even a card or other project. It can be any theme that you wish. The only requirement is that your page should include at least 50% of Kate’s products. *Please note: This has to be a new layout for the challenge* If you are looking for some inspiration on how to use Kate's doodles, check out the huge Kate Hadfield Creative Team Pinterest board! You'll find 300+ layouts with all kinds of doodles & themes! Or, go to Kate's blog to see all the layouts from her Creative Team using this template! TO ENTER: 1. Post your page in the Kate Hadfield gallery here at the Lilypad. 2. Leave a comment and the link to your page (so we can all give you some gallery love) in the Rafflecopter giveaway at the bottom of the October challenge post on Kate's blog, by midnight EST on October 31st! The winner will be announced along with the next blog challenge on November 1st! We hope you enjoy creating with this "Ups and Downs" template for October! We can't wait to see the gorgeous pages you will make with it and Kate's doodles, as well as reading your journaling! Happy Scrapping!