Friday, August 12, 2011

'Scrappily ever after' blog candy giveaway!

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Hello all,
In an effort to revive my blog and start the traffic back to flowing, I am giving away this wonderful Cosmo Cricket Rak! All you have to do to win the RAK is leave a comment about my upcoming Color Inspiration challenges below this post and be a follower of this blog. TWO lucky winner will be randomly selected. The first winner will receive the rak below and the second winner will receive a surprise grab bag rak.
Winning is easy so make sure you follow directions properly to win!

Check out SheShe's blog at the above link. There are color challenges coming on Sunday 14th August too!! She does some beautiful work - great for those of you needing inspiration! You can also find her and many more over on Colorful Creations - which also hosts some great challenges and fab prizes!! 
Happy scrapping :-)

Friday, August 5, 2011

Colorful Creations - August Blog Challenge


This month's blog challenge is being sponsored by:
Bugaboo Stamps

The challenge is to create a card or layout using this sketch 
and any digital stamp:
To play along and see all the other great DT examples, visit the Colorful Creations blog, here.

This is what I came up with:

Entries are due by August 25, 2011.

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Busy for my Birthday week!!

I know what I'll be doing this week!! Kids in the one and only summer camp - so I'm free to scrap!!

We're very excited for our 3rd annual CK Summer Camp! With a week of fun activities you're sure to be inspired, have a lot of fun, and create some beautiful layouts and projects. Check out our list of happenings for this week, and be sure to check in daily for links to the activities.

Monday: Family Day

 * Learn how to create family oriented mini albums, and also how to scrapbook at camp or on the go.
 * Create a mini album about a recent family adventure for a chance to win a fantastic prize!
 * Download an adorable scrapbook page your children can color and add to your albums.
 * Download CK Alpha Boy for free!
 * Tell us about your campfire mishaps and other embarrassing camping     
                               stories in the forums.

Tuesday: Wildlife Observation Day

 * Discover ways to be inspired by the great outdoors on the CK Blog.
 * Use woodgrain or nature accents on a layout for a chance to win a fantastic prize.
 * Download some cute paper-pieced critter patterns or SVG cutting files.
 * Download CK Doodles for free!

Wednesday: Campfire Day

 * Whether you're making s'mores or singing camp fire songs, you'll find some great ideas for using the campfire as scrapbooking inspiration on the CK Blog.
 * Use song lyrics and layered textures on a layout for a chance to win a great prize!
 * Download lyrics and song titles you can use as a title on your next layout.
 * Download CK Family Tree for free!

Thursday: Arts & Crafts Day

 * Get some ideas for using paint on your next layout on the CK Blog.
 * Create a layout using colored pencils for a chance to win a great prize!
 * Download a couple of journaling spots to add an artsy touch to your layouts.
 * Download CK Family Trip Symbols for free.

Friday: Sunrise Hike

 * Learn how to add pizzazz to layouts and other projects by using coffee filters on the CK Blog.
 * Use coffee filters on a projects of your own for a chance to win a fabulous prize.
 * Download 10 bonus scrapbooking sketches.
 * Download CK Grapevine for Free Font Friday!

CC Greetings Challenge (colour combo with a twist)

Welcome to the first CC Greetings challenge over on Colorful Creations for the month of August.   
Create a card using the color combo below: 
AND you must also include the following items:
Stamped or digital image
To be eligible for the prize drawing your entry must be new as of Aug 1, 2011 and cannot be combined with any other CC challenge.
One randomly selected winner will receive a $10 gift certificate to any CC digi sponsor of their choice.  Click HERE for a list of our sponsors.
Here is my example

So come on over to Colorful Creations to see the rest of the DT examples and find some more fun challenges :-)

Monday, August 1, 2011

Paper Shelter & Colorful Creations

This challenge over at Colorful Creations was to make a 'Joy Fold' card., using the tutorial from the splitcoast stampers website. I used a Paper Shelter image on the front.

I am also entering this card into:
Paper Shelter challenge (#24) - Anything Goes.
Craft you passion (#69) - Anything Goes.

Inspired By - Home Decor

So we are now into August!!! That came around quick! This is the first of the August challenges over on Colorful Creations, please come on over and take a look! There are some great challenges and fab prizes to be won!
When I was flicking through my ‘homey’ magazine, this page really jumped out at me!!!
Your challenge is to create a traditional OR digi layout using this picture to 'Inspire' you! You could use the colors, the patterns, textures, even the title ‘Brazil’ for your inspiration! Here is what I came up with.
Here is the RAK you are all creating to win!
Remember, your entry must be new as of August 1st to enter and cannot be combined with any other CC challenges.
This is the first of 2 'Inspired By' challenges this month. You will receive one entry for each challenge you complete, therefore if you complete both challenges you will have 2 entries into the draw.

Have fun and Happy Scrapping!