May 5, 2015

May Blog Challenge

Happy Cinco de Mayo!  Here in the desert southwest, Cinco de Mayo is a big deal with parades, mariachi music, parties, folk dancing, Mexican food and margaritas being common.  Many mistakenly believe that May 5th is Mexico's Independence Day, but it actually commemorates the Mexican army's unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla in 1862.

Are you ready to celebrate digi-style?  Of course you are!  This month's challenge template is the perfect way to start.  So grab some chips and salsa and your favorite kit and scrap to your heart's content because this template is fun.


by Kimberley
using On The Road by Kristin Aagard + A Day Out - Road Trip by Bella Gypsy.  Font is Janda Scrapgirl Dots. 

by Donna
using Into The Woods by LJS Designs

I love the way Donna flipped it to make room for her portrait oriented photo.  Versatility really is one of the things I love about templates.  Flipping this way or that gives you a completely different look.  

Don't forget to enter the Rafflecopter drawing after you've left us a link for your layout in the comments.  You could be our lucky winner and find yourself shopping for free!  

Curious who won the April challenge?  Was it you?  It was if your name is Heather (heather_dw)!  Congratulations!  Thanks to everyone who played along.  

Happy Scrapping!


  • Use the featured template (above) to create a layout or hybrid project.  Feel free to modify the template but make certain we can still recognize it as a version of the original.  
  • Upload your completed layout to a gallery or  photo sharing site of your choice. 
  • If uploading to the ScrapPin gallery at Scrap Orchard please include the following in addition to your other hashtags:  #swlblogmay2015   (feel free to copy and past this hashtag)
  • Come back to this blog post and leave a comment with a link to your completed layout by May 31, 2015 and ENTER the Rafflecopter giveaway for your chance to win. Winners must provide a layout link in the comments section AND enter supply an email address in the Rafflecopter survey.  We never share your information.  
  • Winner of the $5 coupon will be chosen and announced the first Tuesday in June2015!  Non-winning participants will receive a participation prize so remember to leave us a way to reach you when you link your layouts.  Don't forget to watch your coupon expiration dates!


Scrapippi said...

Here is my page with your fantastic template

Kaleena said...

Awww I miss the little form where you can see the thumbnails of the layouts.
My layout is here:

Judy said...
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Judy said...

Layout is posted in the Scrap Orchard gallery.

Stefanie said...

Michele said...

Here is my page. Great template as always!

erin said...

Loved this one! Here is my page

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