Thursday, October 1, 2015

Oct. Tic Tac Toe Challenge / Scrappy Friends and Winners Announced

What… October already?  Wow!!!

Are you ready for October's Tic Tac Toe Challenge?  I hope so! :) 

As always, my Scrap Friends and I get together monthly and give you all an individual challenge and a group bonus challenge.  This month we have 3 Scrappy Friends hosting challenges, so that is
4 chances to win with just 1 layout!  Woohoo!

Here's the October Tic Tac Toe Challenge:
My challenge for you is to pick 3 in a row (vertical, horizontal or diagonal) and use those items on your layout.  Remember when you post on your blog to note which row you picked. 

And here is the prize I will be giving away:

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 October 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:

For the Tic Tac Toe challenge, I used Overlay (corner of photos), date stamps and pearls.

I also combined my challenge with my Scrappy Friends challenges and I encourage you to do the same for more chances to win. :) 

COMBINE any of my Scrappy Friends challenges above (Brenda's Sketch and Kelly's color challenge) with my Tic Tac Toe challenge OR complete 2 or more of the challenges above (mine, Brenda's or Kelly's) and you are automatically entered into the BONUS PRIZE Drawing:

Now onto the September winners:

Congratulations to:

Barbara Greenberg
Congratulations!  You are the winner of the September Tic Tac Toe challenge!  
Please email me at with your address. :) 

and …

Giorgio Rossini
the winner for September Scrappy Friends Bonus challenge is …
Please send email to

Congratulations ladies and I hope to see your layouts this month! :) 

Happy Scrapping! 

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

School Layout for Scrap Our Stash Sketch Challenge

Well September is almost over.
Can you believe how fast this year is going? Wow!!
Here's another school layout to share with you this month:
I created this layout for the Scrap Our Stash Sketch Challenge.  
Here's the sketch:
The challenge was to create a layout based on this sketch by Juliana Michaels and to add at least 3+ school supplies.   I used books, rulers, paper clips, and a notebook punch. 

This challenge is ending today so if you are a fast scrapper and have some extra time get your layout uploaded on the Scrap our Stash Blog now!!! :)

You can find information on the challenges here - 

Monday, September 21, 2015

Faber Castell & Linnie Blooms Blog Hop

I am super excited to be part of this fun and inspiring Blog Hop!

Faber-Castell and Linnie Blooms products are a mixed media match made in heaven! So we decided to swap products and spend a week sharing all of the great items we created with you! Please be sure to follow both company’s blogs so that you don’t miss a thing!!

First up, here’s my Canvas Album I created using with 

Some close ups:

Are are some photos of the pages inside:

Faber-Castell Products: Gelatos, PITT Artist Pen, Stencils and Whipped Spackle.
Other Products: Stampendous Stamp, Inkadinkado Stamp, Creative Embellishment Stamp

Faber-Castell Products: Gelatos and PITT Artist Pen
Other Products: Recollections Stamp, Inkadinkado Stamp and 7 Gypsies Stamp. 

I had so much fun playing around with all this mixed media!!

Here is a list of the designer's blog.  If at any time you get lost, don't hesitate to go back to Linnie Blooms blog and find your way back to creativity. :) 

Rochelle Spears - YOU ARE HERE :) 
Dawn Marie Mattson

Please leave a comment below for a chance to win a nice RAK from me! :) 

Thank you for stopping by!!  Your next stop isKaren Sessions :) 

Friday, September 18, 2015

The Scrap-Room Double Shot Kit Layouts

Happy Hump Day! 

I am back today with some layouts to share that I created using

First, here's the kit:

and here are my layouts:
I used Jillibean Soup Sew Happy collection.  Here's a close up:

BasicGrey Barista collection.  Here's a close up:

 And a Card:

If you haven't already, check out
for yummy kits and more!!

Happy Scrappin'! 

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

YOU are my HAPPY - Burlap Panel

Hey All,

Just a quick post to share with you another Linnie Blooms Project!  

Here's a 5x7 Burlap Panel that I altered (used to have a vintage image on it) using Linnie Blooms Canvas Petal Flowers, Leaves and circle:

 You can find details on how I made this panel on the Linnie Blooms Blog.  Also, make sure you check out their online store HERE!  There are lots of super YUMMY canvas projects!! 

Thanks for stopping by today!