Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Woohoo, received my Prize

Woohoo, big thankyou to Sammi, over at Mad for Markers for my prize for the Competition over at Southern Girls Challenge. (thanks Tracy & Lou! Big Wave girls!).
I received some new copics! (wooooohooooo), some more fab Xpress it card, to use with my copics, a blender refill, and this beaut idea of a book to put what colours i have in!!
Thanks again girls!!!

Friday, January 21, 2011

Baby Boy Card

Have just made this card using the Sleeping Baby Tilda, and watercoloured it. I have embossed the background using swiss dots. I love the paper with the baby hands on it, dont know the brand have had it for years.
Have used the sketch from Sweet Stop Sketch Blog, and am using it in a challenge at Deb's Creations. (but i read it wrong and am suppose to do a layout ! Doh!) Also entering it in the Totally Tilda Challenge.

I am using this in the following challenges:

The Sweet Stop - Sketch #91
Totally Tilda Challenge Blog - Baby Boy Card
Deb's Creations - Theme Challenge - New Beginings

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Let's Scrap Challenge 19-1-11

This weeks challenge is a card sketch (but you can use it for a layout if you want). It's a wonderful sketch, which i found very versitile. Hop over to Let's Scrap and check out everyones card. There are some wonderful cards already in the gallery.

I had these papers still on my desk from my Challenge for the LS Blog Hop, and because i really love them, i decided to use them for this sketch. The papers are from the BoBunny Mango Luau range. I used my cuttle bug to emboss the chocolate cardstock, but silly me put it through the wrong way! Oh well, still looks ok. I then stamped my bear and saying and used my spellbinders to mount them on the front of the card. I used my Fiskars border punch along the base of the card.

This week's sponsor is Paiselys and Polka Dots . They are suppling a fantastic prize to a random entrant in this weeks sketch competition. So pop on over and check everything out.

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Let's Scrap - Design Team Call

If you are interested in being on our Team at Let's Scrap, please email your take on this sketch to Cheri at by January 20th. Please include your name, email address, link to your blog if you have one, and why you'd would like to be on our team.We welcome international and digital scrapbookers!!

Duties include:

*Doing one sketch per week (they are posted weeks in advance)

*Providing One challenge and One Question of the Week

*Commenting on layouts, welcoming members, and help to provide a fun atmosphere!

*Help to promote our site

*Help to get sponsors

Here is my take on the sketch, I have use Creative Imaginations Paper, (isnt it just gorgeous!), some bits and pieces of stash. I have painted and added glitter to the heart. Remind me of the pain this was if i ever go to do it again!! LOL, i have glitter EVERYWHERE!!! Oh well it looks ok!
Everything i have used has come from a Swirlydoos Kit!

I am entering this in the Southern Girls Challenge - totally loved up

Thanks for dropping by!

Magnolia Down Under Challenge

Again i apologize for the photo, but the weather is so overcast again.
Right, have made this card and used up some of my scraps of that beautiful BoBunny Alissa paper. Have used Midsummer Tilda and coloured her with my copics. This is for the Magnolia Down Under Challenge. (cutting it fine again, but have been concreting all morning. - whoa is me! rofl)

Friday, January 14, 2011

Let's Scrap Happy New Year Blog Hop

I'm so happy that you have decided to join us for the Let's Scrap Happy New Year Blog Hop! For those of you who are new to the site, Let's Scrap is a wonderful group of scrapbookers who encourage and motivate each other in our love for scrapping! New sketches are posted every Wednesday, with sample layouts done by the Design Team to provide inspiration. Members have one week to complete and post their interpretation of the sketch, and one random winner is then selected to win that week's prize provided by many different sponsors.

In addition to the weekly sketch, one of the DesignTeam members posts a challenge every Friday, and there are often special monthly challenges, with chances to win a prize for each challenge entered. Our forum contains tutorials, a place to "toot your horn", hosts a 'Question of the Week' and much, much more. We believe we have one of the friendliest communities of scrappers on the web, and are so glad that you have decided to check us out during our blog hop!

And now, a little bit about this blog hop:

The Let’s Scrap Hoppy New Year Blog Hop starts Friday, Jan.14, 2011 and runs until 11:59 pm central time on Monday, Feb. 14, 2011. That’s right it runs for a whole month. Because it is the New Year we thought it would be fun to name the challenges Resolutions rather then Challenge #1,Challenge #2 etc.

There are 15 Design team, Contributing Design Team and Administrators from Let’s Scrap hosting the blog hop. They will each have a Resolution (challenge) for you to do and a prize that you can win. Also one of the members of the group who doesn’t have a blog is posting a couple of great challenges in the Let’s Scrap Forum and there will be in depth rules and other important information posted in the forum also so make sure to check it all out.

Not only do you have a chance to win a prize for each challenge you enter but if you complete and post an entry for EVERY challenge along the blog hop, by February14, 2011 you're name will be entered into a random drawing for a wonderful prize supplied by Cosmo Cricket

On every blog in the hop you must become a follower and leave alittle love (a comment) for the host.

Just a note: due to the different time zones involved with all the girls on the DT, you might have to wait for some challenges to be posted.

Here is my Challenge Resolution #14 -

You may create a card OR a layout, if you cho
ose a layout, please use a sketch from Let's Scrap. It can be any sketch on the site.

I am doing a numbers Challenge - 1,2,3,4

1 x lace/ribbon
2 x patterned pa
3 x flowers
4 x bling

I have chosen to do a card -

I have used Magnolia Vintage Tilda with roses, and coloured her with copics. I have used my Magnolia Doohickey dies for the swirl and leaves. I have used my spellbinders (fast becoming my favourite item!)

Remember, You must tag your layout correctly in order for it to be entered into the challenge, So my tag would be: Resolution#14 NO space between Resolution and #14

When the hop is finished , I will randomly select one person who completed Resolution#14 to receive an RAK.

Thanks for stopping by!!

The next stop on the blog hop is Amy

And just in case you get lost along the way, here's the scoop:

Resolution #1: Betty Anne

Resolution #2: Kristin

Resolution #3: Beth

Resolution #4: Cori

Resolution #5: Carolina

Resolution #6: Roulien

Resolution #7: Kristie

Resolution #8: Bev

Resolution #9: Mandy

Resolution #10: Megan

Resolution #11: Wendy

Resolution #12: Debby

Resolution #13: Dawn

Resolution #14: Tracey - you are here

Resolution #15: Amy

If you have arrived here from somewhere else, remember to head off to Betty-Anne's Blog and start at resolution #1

Good luck and happy hopping!

I am using this card in a few challenges as well

Magnolia-licious - Colour Challenge
The Sweet Stop - #90
Deb's Creations - New Year Recipe challenge
Totally Tilda Challenge Blog - #13 Ribbons & Roses

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Card Challenge

After seeing Cabio's Card for the Magnolia-licious Colour Challenge I went looking for some orange and green. Her creation is (as usual) just stunning. Anyway, i found some yummy Bobunny paper, that just seemed perfect. I have used my vintage Tilda with roses, and i used the sketch from The Sweet Stop, it was just perfect.
I am using this card in the following challenges -
Magnolia-licious - Colour Challenge
The Sweet Stop - #90
Deb's Creations - New Year Recipe challenge
Totally Tilda challenge Blog - #13 Ribbon & Roses

Let's Scrap Challenge 12-1-11

Another brilliant sketch by Cheri, to get the old mojo juices flowing. I have used the second page for another layout on Miss Hannah's 3rd Birthday. I have used some beautiful Prima paper, and flowers, some yummy lace from Wild Orchid Crafts. I decided to use my Sitting Angel Tilda and colour her so she was in the same colours as Hannah? (well i tried!)

Head over to Let's Scrap and check out the DT version of the sketch! They are such brilliant ladies, and we have some wonderful prizes up for grabs. This week we have Cori Kozak as our sponsor. Cori is an Independant Stampin Up consultant. Thanks Cori!

Saturday, January 8, 2011

New Card

Righto, my first effort for the year! First i apologise for the bad photo, and if the weather clears up will take a new one. I am doing a friendship card swap on Let's Scrap, and this is my first card.
Right this is using some yummy Sei Paper i have had for awhile and been wanting to use it. I have used one of Deb's Emerald Faerie Stamps, " Ally & Beeble" Isnt she sweet!! I have coloured her using my copics and i added some fine glitter to her wings. Not sure if you can see that.
I am entering this in the SGC challenge and Bizzy Bec's Challenge.

Thanks for popping by.

Let's Scrap Challenge

Well even though i havent had a chance to scrap, the girls over at Let's Scrap have been busy and this is this weeks challenge.
Once again Cheri has provided an outstanding sketch to get you motivated.
Head over and check out the layouts the girls have done.

This weeks sponsor is Loonie4scrapbooking, big thankyou for them for providing a fantastic prize
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