Monday, January 21, 2013

January 2013 Challenges

Hello Sampler fans! I know you're all waiting to see the fabulous January challenges and examples. Right?

This is the January card sketch. I hope it inspires you to make something amazing! Make sure you link your cards at the end of this post to be entered into the challenge.

The design team came up with some fantastic cards using the January kit called Live Life.

Card By: Heather Landry

Next, we have the awesome January 2013 layout sketch created by Holly! To participate, use the sketch as inspiration to create your own page.

Our design team did an amazing job creating example layouts for this sketch as well. They are all rockin' that Live Life kit!

Layout By: Nancy Keslin

Layout By: Heather Landry

Layout By: Amy Coose

Layout By: Holly King

Layout By: Sarah de Guzman

Here are the details for our card and layout challenge. You have through February 19th to play along.  Enter as many times as you like. Use up some of that stash. (Your supplies do not have to be from a kit but we L.O.V.E. seeing those creations too!)  We will be picking a layout AND card winner.  The winners will receive a "sampling" from The Sampler.  International participants are welcome to join in the fun. (Just give a smidgen extra time to ship.)  Link up below via Mr. Linky. (It's super easy! Just copy and paste a direct link to your photo image or blog post and we will be able to find your entries.) Don't forget to become a follower for more inspiration and news about all of the good stuff going on at The Sampler.


  1. Wow...I love Heather's sketch and card!!

  2. Lovely sketch - I changed the format, flipped it and then somehow lost a little of that white space ... but I ended up with a page I love so thank you!

  3. I finally managed to play along! Thanks for the great sketch. It really challenged me with so much white space!!!!!!

  4. Loved the polariod card sketch!