Excerpt from Nancy Nally's Scrapbook Update Blog....
Controversy Surrounds Creating Keepsakes Hall of Fame Book Release:
Rumors of impropriety have swirled around Creating Keepsakes' annual Hall of Fame contest almost from its beginning 9 years ago. But with the release of Vol. 9 of the Hall of Fame annual, featuring the 2007 contest winners, the whispers have become a roar that Creating Keepsakes and the scrapbook industry can no longer pretend not to hear.
The 2007 contest rules explicitly stated that all photos in the entry had to have been taken by the entrant. But when the book hit newstands recently, at least one layout by winner Kristina Contes was accompanied by a photo credit to past Hall of Famer Nisa Fiin. Outraged entrants have besieged online message boards, including the one on CK's own site, asking why Contes was made a winner of the contest instead of disqualified.
Read the complete article at: http://www.scrapbookupdate.com/scrapnancy/2007/10/controversy-sur.html