Monday, June 02, 2014

Favorite Movie or TV Show June Challenge by Kay

Hello once again fellow Berry71Bleu fans, Kay here presenting the June 2014 challenge!  This months theme is: Favorite Movie or TV Show & the challenge is: Multiple Photos 

Your project must be centered around your favorite movie or TV show & must consist of more than one photo.  You can use the same photo twice or use different photos--the choice is yours.  If you just can't pick one movie or TV show--then feel free to center your project on your favorite actor or actress, this counts as well.

Television has evolved greatly since it was first introduced as has the movies.  We've come a long way from the silent films of the 1920's.  Some may say that we've gone a bit overboard with the amount of computer animation & technology that composes many of the action films of today.  However, whether you prefer the modern day film or a classic black & white movie--we all have our faves. 

Sitcoms and/or TV shows have become part of our everyday day lives.  From 'I Love Lucy' to 'Three's Company' to 'The Walking Dead'--there are countless of TV shows with a variety of themes & let's not forget all those countless reality shows.  'I Wanna Marry Prince Harry' comes to mind as a recent reality show that makes me wanna pick up a good ol' fashioned book!  But that will be a theme for another challenge!  :-)

My favorite movie is 'The Breakfast Club'.  I love 80's movies in general, but this is one that always makes me stop channel surfing when I come upon it.  With the wonderful software known as Photoshop--I have become an honorary member of 'The Breakfast Club'!

Didn't you all know that I was actually part of the original cast for 'The Breakfast Club'?  I was given the part of 'the rebel'.  This is the photo that was going to be used for the movie--but I decided to opt out--acting really isn't my thing.  :-)

Here's a close up of the photo.  That's me sitting on the end.  Not bad eh?  I think the role of 'the rebel' would've worked out had it been part of the movie!  Tsk, tsk, tsk...Hollywood doesn't know what it's missed!

Papers used are from 7 Dots Studio & Gauche Alchemy.  Several of the embellishments used throughout this page came from Gauche Alchemy as well.  I had the pleasure of working with one of their kits & there are so many unique bits & bobs included in the kit that I had never seen before.

Included in the Gauche Alchemy kit were several strips of Punchinella--also another first for me.  I had never had the option to use this before & I have to say that I love the visual effect it gave my background.

I've also used several chipboard elements from Scrapiniec.  The splatters of white that you see on the background of my page were made with a stamp from Viva Las Vegas & white acrylic paint.  I dabbed a bit of white paint directly onto the stamp with a small foam brush & then lightly pressed down with the stamp randomly around my page.

As part of my journaling I included just a few of my fave quotes from the movie.

The design of my page was based on a sketch from Page Drafts.

I'm looking forward to seeing all of your favorite movies/TV Shows, actors or actresses!  I hope you will all have fun with this challenge.

Now onto the prizes for this month.  There are some fabulous ones up for grabs, amongst them a voucher from my Etsy shop--just remember, you gotta be in it to win it!

First Prize:

Gauche Alchemy Themed Kit + Punchinella Variety Pack
(Actual Prize May Differ From Photo)

Second Prize:
7 Dots Studio - Love is in the Air Collection

Random Prize:
Kay's Kreative Korner Gift Voucher
(A small sample of the butterflies available from Kay)


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Kay's Kreative Korner was opened in 2009. It began simply as a way of sharing a few of my handmade items. I opened my shop with a couple of hand stamped cards, butterflies & a few pre-made scrapbook pages. Within a year, I stopped making cards and decided to concentrate on specific embellishments--I went with the butterfly. I've always admired the butterfly & what it symbolizes. Change, transformation, a new start, beginnings...with this concept I started making scrapbook embellishments based on existing butterflies from all around the world as well as butterflies that I have designed myself. Each butterfly is hand cut & carefully assembled by me.

Within a few months I started to add transparent 'Glass' butterflies which are clear in nature but add a very bold & unique touch to any crafty project. My latest creations are the 'Rose' butterfly collection which are butterflies with roses on their wings & the 'Message on Wings' butterfly collection with sentiments printed on their wings that can be personalized.

In addition to the butterflies I specialize in vines & beaded flowers. Each item is handmade with much TLC and careful precision. My greatest reward is seeing how others use my embellishments on their own projects & pages or to decorate a special occasion. 

A special thanks to Gauche Alchemy, Scrapiniec Die-Cut Chipboard and Viva Las VegaStamps! for sponsoring the Berry71Bleu Design Team this month!

Scrapiniec is the first Polish manufacturer of laser die-cut
chipboard products for use in scrapbooking. They satisfy even the most
unusual individual orders and are characterized by reliability, high
quality and friendly customer service.
Viva Las VegaStamps!

Viva Las VegaStamps! has the world's largest collection of rubber stamps under any roof in our Las Vegas Retail Store. We manufacture and sell over 19,000 different images throughout the world to retail customers as well as retail stores. We also sell our unique Miracle Tape in six sizes as well as sheets. Check out our Steampunk Images and our new releases each month. We have stamps from other companies, a Bargain Basement with reductions up to 75 percent off and Dollar Deals!

Please note that if the winner(s) of this challenge are international they will be responsible for shipping costs. Make sure you follow our CHALLENGE RULES.

Thank you and we hope to see your beautiful creations this month!

We appreciate each and every challenge entry and share the designs that catch our eye on our facebook page and Pinterest Boards. Look for your work there!


  1. Super fun challenge Kay! I LOVE your page. :)

  2. Super challenge Kay and really love your page! Super cool and fabulous design! ;-)

  3. What a great page! Really pops!!

  4. Love your challenge Kay and your page is just so amazing! Love the details and bits and pieces. I'm an 80's girl and I loved this movie too! Thank you kay!


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