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sinead
11-21-2011, 12:17 PM
Welcome to our One Word One Photo challenge, brought to you by our Challenge Chick Holly.

hollyinjapan
12-23-2011, 05:35 AM
It's a busy season. Christmas. Hanukkah. Kwanza. New Year. In this holiday season let us not forget what makes it special, or in my case at least what I wish for to make it more special.

For better or worse, what is the one thing that makes you feel this holiday season the deepest in your heart? Do you feel overwhelmed by the "shopping?" Do you feel like hibernating from the "cold?" Do you wish you could find "peace" from the hustle and bustle or do all the festivities of the season bring you "joy?" Family. Presents. Menorah. Lights. Colors. Tree. If there was nothing else, what one thing would still define this season for you?

I chose the word Holy. The first decoration I put out each year at this time - and the last one I put away after all others have been cleared away for days - is my Nativity set. More than shopping, more than parties, more than decorations and presents, I want this season to be Holy in my heart. Its not easy with all the other distractions, but I try. Each night I take a few minutes to just stop and gaze at my nativity set, trying to remember the reason for the season.

http://i856.photobucket.com/albums/ab123/tdcteam/HollyinJapan/Holy-web.jpg?t=1324128864


most papers and elements from Sugar Sand Boardwalk Christmas (http://www.thedigichick.com/shop/Sugar-Sands-Boardwalk-Christmas-Kit.html) by Etc. by Danyale
gold glitter border from Noel (http://www.thedigichick.com/shop/Noel-A-Vintage-Christmas-Kit.html) by Mari Koegelenberg
blue flower from Midsummer Night's Dream (http://www.thedigichick.com/shop/Midsummer-Night-Kit.html) by ViVa Artistry
page template from Solos Part 5 by Busy Bee Designs



My challenge for you, on this day before Christmas Eve, is a simple one. One photo, one word. (additional journaling is optional if you desire). Make a page showing what in this season means the most to you.

Here are a few more examples to show you what I mean.

http://i1235.photobucket.com/albums/ff431/cardinalskate/TDC%20CT/Most-Wonderful-Time-of-the-.jpg

by Kate
using Winterbright element and paper pack by Kellie Mize
Frosty Flowers element pack by Quirky Twerp

http://i856.photobucket.com/albums/ab123/tdcteam/Jamie_inkspots/dbd_simplyput2_tp_2longing.jpg

by Jamie
using North Poll Collection by Mari Koegelenberg
Simply Put Vol. 2 by Dawn by Design
Fonts: Jellyka's St Andrew's and Century Gothic

http://i856.photobucket.com/albums/ab123/tdcteam/Jude/Santa_web.jpg

by Jude
using Simply Put 2 Templates from Dawn by Design
Comfort and Joy Collection - Sugarplum Paperie

Here’s the fine print:


You must use at least 75% Digichick Goodies on your layout to qualify for points.
When you’ve finished your layout, come back to this post and leave a comment with a link to your layout. (Feel free to use our open gallery here (http://www.thedigichick.com/gallery/) at the Digichick if you need a place to upload your layout. We even have a spot just for challenge entries (http://www.thedigichick.com/gallery/showgallery.php?cat=509)!)
You will earn 1 Point for participating in this challenge.
For more information about our Chickie Points System, please see this thread here (http://www.thedigichick.com/forums/showthread.php?34471-Chickie-Points-System%21).
The deadline for this challenge is December 31st.

Victoria32
12-24-2011, 02:44 PM
Great challenge...thanks for hosting. Here is mine using The Most Wonderful Time December Boutique Collab

http://www.thedigichick.com/gallery/data/509/Together_2.jpg (http://www.thedigichick.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=143437&title=together-2&cat=509)

sjdahlblom
12-30-2011, 11:06 AM
Here is mine. Image is linked for credits as usual

http://www.thedigichick.com/gallery/data/509/serenity6.jpg (http://www.thedigichick.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=143779&title=serenity&cat=509)

JessicasSweetNothings
12-31-2011, 08:19 PM
http://www.thedigichick.com/gallery/data/509/jsn_folkartchristmas_layout.jpg (http://www.thedigichick.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=143911&title=giving&cat=509)
Here is mine! I say Giving is my One Word at Christmas. I used Kimeric Kreations ,Folk Art Christmas
image is linked