The second challenge is called "Buttons Anyone????". The requirements are: use lots of buttons, use some kind of garland (but it can't be a banner--no triangles allowed), ONE flower, and bling in 3 different places. Here's my entry.
Most of this layout came from the October Tallyscrapper kit. My mom bought it for me for my birthday and I'm slowly working my way through it. Gorgeous, gorgeous stuff.