Rachel's Mixed Media Challenge | DEC '21 + November Winners

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  1. Rachel Jefferies

    Rachel Jefferies Designer

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    Hi everyone,

    I'm posting on behalf of Captivating Sista Gaelle @Ga_L who is grateful to be hosting the December challenge for me!

    Before we get into this month's challenge, let's congratulate last month's winners.

    The November challenge winners are @Claire Grantham winning the $10 coupon
    and @mywisecrafts winning the $6 coupon.

    Rachel will be in touch via a PM soon with your coupon codes :banana

    December Challenge:

    This month, the challenge is inspired by a tag.

    All you have to do this month to play along is have fun with the tag template that I've created for you! Download the tag here or by clicking the preview below.

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    How to decorate your tag or what to do with it? Very easy . . . here are some ideas
    • Decorate it for fun and add a photo to it or not
    • Incorporate your decorated tag into a regular layout
    • Create a gift tag
    • A decoration for your home
    • Something for advent
    • A Bookmark
    • Incorporate it into your countdown to Christmas/DYD
    • A mini album or cover for an album
    It's totally up to you!! You can keep all of the layers or you can hide the ones you don't want or duplicate others you want more of.

    To inspire you a little more Rachel has a Pinterest board with a variety of tag ideas that might help you.

    You don't have to create anything holiday or seasonal themed but here is how I decorated my tag . .

    Gaelle-2021-11-30-RJ-December-template-challenge-800.jpeg

    And some inspiration from the rest of the team . .

    @Dady
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    @DivaMom96
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    @marijke
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    @Roxana

    Price Tag on Love.jpeg

    @mcurtt
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    Challenge Requirements:

    * Your layout must be comprised of 100% Rachel Jefferies products; 90% must be currently available in her store. You may use up to 10% of retired products.
    * You may use items from Mixed Media Monthly collections of which Rachel was a part.
    * Upload your layout to the Rachel Jefferies Designs Gallery at TLP and list the products used in your credits.
    * For your challenge entry to be counted, you MUST upload your finished layout to this thread. Please link your thread to your gallery image as it helps us leave love on your layout (and, validate your project).
    * No double-dipping…your layout must be used for this challenge only, no others.
    You must create a new layout for this challenge.
    * This challenge will remain open until December 31, 2021.

    Prizes :

    One lucky artist will be randomly drawn to win a $10 coupon to Rachel Jefferies shop.
    New Release Bonus Entry! If you use one of Rachel’s products released in December 2021 (a new release, M3, BYOC, and even SOSN released in December 2021) you will get a bonus entry for a chance to win a $6 coupon (should you not be the $10 winner). Please let me know if you are eligible for the $6 entry by stating “New Release Bonus Entry” when you post in the forum.

    If you have any questions just tag me @Ga_L and I will get back to you as soon as I can. Enjoy the challenge!
     
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  2. Roxana

    Roxana Bananas for radishes

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    Congratulations to the November Challenge winners!

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  3. mcurtt

    mcurtt give me all the paleo brownies

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    Congrats to both of the winners!!!!!

    My layout with a link back to the credits:

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  4. Dady

    Dady Well-Known Member

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    Congrats to the winners !

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  5. Ga_L

    Ga_L CT - Lynne-Marie

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    congratulations to the winners !

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  6. zotova

    zotova Well-Known Member

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  7. mywisecrafts

    mywisecrafts Well-Known Member

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    ooooo love this challenge and so excited about winning! I always need a little Rachel Jefferies in my life!!
     
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  8. Cherylndesigns

    Cherylndesigns All glasses should be bigger than 1.5 oz

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    Congratulations to Esther and Claire!
     
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  9. DivaMom96

    DivaMom96 Well-Known Member

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    GREAT challenge! I'll be using this template all month!!
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  10. Claire Grantham

    Claire Grantham Well-Known Member

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    Oh wow! How lovely, thank you and congrats to Esther too! And thank you for this month's tag x
     
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  11. flowersgal

    flowersgal I have big ears and wide arms

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    Thanks for the template. I had a lot of fun with it.

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  12. Janisn

    Janisn Well-Known Member

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  13. Electra

    Electra Junk collector or treasure seeker? You decide

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    Loved making this, thanks for the challenge!
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  14. Rachel Jefferies

    Rachel Jefferies Designer

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    Fantastic tags everyone!!
     
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  15. marijke

    marijke Well-Known Member

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    Mine ( for the credits)

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  16. RJMJ

    RJMJ Picked like a bright red apple right off the tree!

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    I Love Tags!...Whether On Their Own Or Incorporated Into A Layout...I Haven't Been Around Here Much In The Last 2 Months [Only Sporadic Challenges Done]...Between Other Work & My Health Issues...I Certainly Have Been Struggling!...Things Haven't Been The Best...Each Day Seems To Bring New Unwanted Health Issues!...And The Holidays Haven't Been The Best Either...Things Have Been Really Hard!...Either Way...I Created This Layout For Several Reasons That Are Very Personal To Me...That's Me In The Layout...She Brought A Smile To My Face...Something I Just Don't Do As Much As I Would Like To These Days...

    I Wanted To Scrap Rachel's Last MM Challenges Of 2021...& I Wanted To Use Her New! December 2021 M3 Pieces...They Seem To Go Hand In Hand With The End Of The Year & This Being Rachel's Last Challenge Of 2021...But There's More...Recently My Dearest Friend Caught Me Off Guard & Did Something Totally From Her Heart Just For Me...To Cheer Me Up During My Toughest Times Throughout This Holiday Season...Her Thoughtfulness & Kindness Lifted My Spirits More Than I Could Ever Say...In Fact...It Inspired This Very Layout...Unexpected Kindness Has A Way Of Showing You That You Are Never Alone & That There Is Always Someone Thinking Of You Through The Good & Bad Times Too!...So This Layout Is A Tribute To Her [My Best Friend] & To Rachel's MM Challenge & The Last M3 For The Year 2021!...Thank You!!! My Dearest Friend!!!!!!!!!!! For Always Having My Back!!!...Listening & Being There For Me...:bk:heartslub :bk :heartslub ...

    *Particulars Of This Challenge : It Is A Tag Challenge : Now I Have Incorporated The Tag In The Middle Of My Page...Upon Further Reflection...It May Be A Bit Hard To See But It Is There...I Put A Large Border Around The Bottom & The Right Side...However If It Isn't Visible Enough...I Understand...The Challenge Was More Personal & My Thoughts & Feelings Took Precedent...

    *And I Did Use One Of Rachel's New Releases For December 2021 :

    *Created My : Meant To Be Layout : Using : M3-December 2021-All Pieces By Rachel Jefferies

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    Update : Upon Further Assessment I Figured It Would be Better If I Extracted The Tag & Put It A Separate Layer So You Could See The Original Tag Better...I Had To Add A Couple Of Things & Move A Few Things & Erase Some Outside Stuff To Make It Look Cohesive On It's Own...But the BG Looked So Plain Without All The Other Stuff...So I Jazzed Up The BG With Some More Of Rachel's Goodies :

    *Mixed Media Monthly-November 2018-Add-On-Bundle : Paperie : 03 & 05-Rachel Jefferies
    *Silent Battles : Grief : Bundle : Inked Faces : 03-Rachel Jefferies

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  17. mywisecrafts

    mywisecrafts Well-Known Member

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    WOW! so gorgeous!! Love it! I love both layouts for different reasons!
     
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  18. Meibritt

    Meibritt CT - Kate Hadfield

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    Thanks for the Template. It is my first participation in the Mixed Media Challenge.

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  19. tammybean004

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  20. Claire Grantham

    Claire Grantham Well-Known Member

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    Thank you for the tag, it was fun to work with.
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