Thursday, November 21, 2013

SOS and STUCK?! Team up!

Hey Crafters! 

I just wanted to share with you all my layout I did for the Sketch with Stash Challenge #9 over at Scrap our Stash.  For the challenge, SOS teamed up with STUCK?! Sketches to bring you an fabulous challenge!

Here's the sketch from STUCK?!:

And here is my layout:
The stash item was to use any type of wood. I used Studio Calico wood veneers for my layout (arrow, female and heart).   

For more information on these challenges:

Happy Scrappin'

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Back Porch Memories November Kit DT Reveal

Have you seen the Back Porch Memories November kits? 
Solo Kit:

Medley Kit:

I was assigned to the Medley Kit this month and I was so excited to create with these collections!
Here are my layouts:
(Page Maps Sketch)

These next 2 layouts I created for a 15 mins or less article:

Make sure you check your the Back Porch Memories website! 

Happy Scrappin'! 

Friday, November 15, 2013

Paper Secrets Challenge Layout

Happy Friday!!!

Today I am sharing with you a layout I did for Paper Secrets November 15th Sketch challenge.  

Here's my layout:

I used Lawn Fawn Paper collection, which I purchased form the Paper Secrets Store.  The twist was to add Clouds. I used  clouds from Jillibean Soup, also from PS Store! :) 

We had to use this fabulous sketch by Kelly Holifield:

Make sure you check out the challenge and the Paper Secrets store - they are having a whomping - 45% off EVERYTHING SALE! 

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Some Exciting NEWS to Share!!!

I am SO excited to finally announce that I have been asked to be a Guest Designer for the next 3 months over at The Scrap Room!  OMG!!! I've been a subscriber for many years and always dreamed about designing for them.  So now my wish has come true!!! Woohoo!! :)  So I start with November. :)

(Fancy Pants Happy Go Lucky, Crate Paper Close Knit, Little Yellow Bicycle Feels Like Home and Jillibean Soup Cold Avocado Soup.)

Here are the layouts I have created with this fabulous kit:

used this PageMaps sketch:

And here are the cards that I made:

You all know how much I LOVE kits!!! Make sure you take a look at The Scrap-Room Kit! :) 

Happy Scrappin'! 

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Paper Secrets Nov Sketch challenge Layout

I had a lot of fun creating this shabby chic layout for Paper Secrets November 1st sketch challenge:
The twist is to use leaves. I used Recollections leaves on my page.  From the Paper Secrets store, I used  Maya Road Linen pieces, Zva bling, Prima light bulbs, and Queen and Co. bling. 

Here's the sketch:
For more information on the challenge and a chance to win a gift card, visit the Paper Secrets Blog. 

Happy Scrappin'! 

Friday, November 1, 2013

November Scrappy Friends Challenge & Winner announced!

Happy November!  The holidays are here and all I can think about is my family coming to visit me for Thanksgiving!  Woohoo!  So this has inspired me to dedicate a challenge about family.  So... as you all know, my Scrap Friends and I get together monthly and give you all an individual challenge and a group bonus challenge for 4 chances to win with just 1 layout!  Woohoo!
November Challenge – Family Theme

Your challenge this month is to create a layout about your family or someone in your family. That's it!

RULES (to be entered into drawing):
• Create a new layout (one entry only) following the criteria above
• You must be a FOLLOWER of my blog
• Traditional layouts only (no digital please) 
• You must link your entry below with Mr. Linky by November 29th 11:59 pm (PST) 
• Please add a link back to this challenge post when posting your layout on blog/galleries etc. 

Here's my layout:
This layout is about my husband and when he turned 41! :) 

And here is the prize I will be giving away:

Here are the other two SCRAPPY FRIENDS CHALLENGES:

GCC (Brenda)- Sketch Challenge

KristiB. – Stash Challenge
use dots and chevrons

Combine any of my Scrappy Friends challenges above with my challenge OR complete 2 or more of the challenges above and you are automatically entered into the BONUS PRIZE Drawing:

Congratulations to the 

Oct Sketch Challenge winner is....
Lisa "Scrappy Distractions" Rea
Please email me your address at

Sept Bonus Challenge winner is....
Please send email to to claim your prize!

Thank you all for participating and Happy Scrappin!!! :)