Thursday, December 18, 2014

A Couple of Layouts to Share! :)

Hi There and Happy Thursday!

Just a quick post to share with you all my layouts I created for two great Sketch challenges are that going on right now and my layouts.

My first layout is from ~ Scrap Our Stash ~ December 15th Sketch Challenge:
I used My Mind's Eye Jubilee collection for this layout.  

Here's the sketch:
For more information and to upload your take on this sketch, please visit 



My second layout ~ Sketches In Thymes ~ December 15th Sketch Challenge:
I used an older Glitz collection for this layout.

Here's the Sketch:

For more information and to upload your take on this sketch, please visit 

Thank you for stopping by my blog today!  Have a great day! 


Thursday, December 11, 2014

The ScrapRoom December Layouts

Hello Crafters!

Today I'm sharing with you some layouts and cards I created using the December

The Flavor of the Month kit contains collections from
Simple Stories, Fancy Pants, American Craft and Gossamer Blue. 

Simple Stories Collection:
I used a PageMaps Sketch

Fancy Pants Collection:
Sketch by Brenda Ragsdale

Double Page layout with Gossamer Blue Collection:
  

The Double Shot kit is a smaller kit that The ScrapRoom offers monthly.  December's kit includes collections from WRMK and Simple Stories:

WRMK Collection:

The circle is a Cameo cut.

Simple Stories:


Lastly, I created a couple of cards with the scraps of the kits:



For more information on The ScrapRoom kit's, please visit their Website - 

December Flavor of the Month (FOTM) Kit:


December Double Shot (DS) Kit:




Thursday, December 4, 2014

Scrap Our Stash ~ Photo Inspiration Layout

Hi Scrappers!  

They have a fun Photo Inspiration Challenge going on now.  Here's my layout:
The challenge is to use this photo:
as inspiration and create a layout.  You must also add "anything that sparkles" on your layout.  As you can see, the colors inspired my layout.  I also used pearl swirls… which really don't sparkle… lol.. so I added some rhinestone arrows on the top of the layout. :) 

If you would like more information on this challenge,
please see the Scrap Our Stash blog.

Happy Scrappin'!

~ Rochelle 

Monday, December 1, 2014

December Scrappy Friends Challenge

Hi Scrappers!  Can you believe that it's already December?
Where did 2014 go? Too fast for me!! lol 

It's time for the December Scrappy Friends Challenge! 
Before I go on I would like to thank my two very special Scrappy Friends.. Brenda Ragsdale and Kelly Holifield!!! We had a great 2014 working together and I look forward to another year!!  You guys are awesome!!! :)  

December Tic Tac Toe Challenge
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!
  
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:
12x12 Merry & Bright Carta Bella Collection

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 December 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:
I used the Toe column - embossing folder, rhinestones and color red.
I used the color combo from Color My Scrappy:
 
for this challenge, please see Color Me Scrappy

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



BONUS CHALLENGE:

COMBINE any of my Scrappy Friends challenges above (Brenda's Sketch and Kelly's Word 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:

~~~~~Congratulations to the~~~~~

NOVEMBER WINNERS!!

NOV TIC TAC TOE Challenge winner is….
JANET G.
Please email me your address at rochellespears@gmail.com

NOV Bonus Challenge winner is….
REBECCA DALY
Please send email to scrapfriendschallenges@gmail.com
to claim your prize 


Sunday, November 23, 2014

My night with Usher :)

Good Morning All!!

So I'm waking up this Sunday morning in A FABULOUS mood!!!   I'm going to take a break from my usual scrapbook post and share with you my wonderful date night with  my hubby!  He knows how much I love me some USHER!!! :)  So my husband took me last night to see him in concert!  

 We had great seats…. not floor (glad too because I wanted to see EVERYTHING!!!)
but a few rows up from floor.

As usual… Usher put on a fantastic show with lots of dancing and the best music!! Here is just a few photos of the many I took last night:




And some close ups of the screen that didn't come out that well:
I think he is pointing at me! :) 


I also took a few small video clips and these are my favorite:

This is one of my favorite songs by Usher:

I love the last few dance steps Usher does here:

WARNING!!! This is for mature audience only!!!  But pay attention to the noise…
you may hear me! LMBO! 

And the finale… This video came out far better than the others!  Oh and I turn it off before he tore OFF HIS SHIRT!  Gosh darn it!!! I was so excited it took me too long to turn it back on and by then… it was over! :( 

Well that was my night with my two men… hubby and Usher!  I couldn't ask for me! :) 

Thanks for stopping by my blog! :) 

~ Rochelle 


Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Scrap Our Stash November Layouts

Hi All… Just quick post to share with you the 2 layouts I made for the 

"We are Family"

And here's the sketch:


"Got "Stache?" 



For more detailed information on both challenges, please visit the

Both challenges are due November 29th! :) 

Happy Scrappin'! 



Sunday, November 16, 2014

Color Me Scrappy #74 Reveal

Hi All!  

Today I am sharing with you my layout I created for the Color Me Scrappy #74 Color Scheme Challenge:

Sketch by 

The challenge is to use this color scheme below to create a layout that includes something you are thankful for.  Here's the color scheme:
Now it's your turn to try out this color scheme.  Please goto Color Me Scrappy's blog for more information on this challenge! 

Happy Scrappin'! 

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Sketches In Thyme #134 Reveal

Hello Crafters! 
 Sketches In Thyme sketch #134 is up and ready
 for you all!! Here's my take on it:

I use a super cute collection from Close To My Heart for this layout.  Here is the sketch:

For more information on this challenge, please visit Sketches In Thyme Blog.  

Happy Scrapping!! 


Friday, November 14, 2014

Sketches4All Anniversary Blog HOP!



Welcome to the Sketches4all
5th Year Anniversary Party!!!
I’m so glad you could join us on the first day of our 5th Year Anniversary Partyl blog hop!  You will have until December 31, 2014 to hop around and comment on all the awesome projects our Design Team made with gorgeous Christmas digi’s from The Cutting Cafe

We hope hopping around will inspire you to then come to Sketches4all and join in on all of our 5th Year Anniversary Party Blog Hop Challenges!   We will be offering a new challenge every Monday and Friday until December 12th.  

You will have from November 14th – December 31st at midnight (PST) to complete the Anniversary Party Blog Hop and the Anniversary Party Blog Hop Challenges and upload your projects on the Photo Gallery at Sketches4all to qualify to win  There will be a First Place Prize, Second Place Prize and a Grand Prize.
Winners will be announced on January 3rd in the Winner's Circle at Sketches4all.  

The 2nd place winner will receive a $10 gift certificate to
To qualify for this prize you must EITHER take part in the blog hop OR do 1 or more of the challenges.

The first place winner will receive:
 1- 4pack of Tim Holtz Mini Distress Ink Pads
1 - MME Sleigh Bells Ring Paper Accessory Pack
1- package MME Decorative Tape

To qualify to win the first place prizes you must comment on all the blogs on the blog hop AND complete at least of the Anniversary Party Challenges.

And what is the Grand Prize you ask?!  
How about a $50 gift certificate 
to the awesome online scrap store, 
A Cherry On Top!!!!
and
The title and bragging rights:
QUEEN of the Sketches4all
2014 Anniversary Party!!!!

Now I know you are asking, "How do I win the Grand Prize?!?!"  Here is how:

1.  Hop around to all of the blogs of our design team members.  Follow them and leave a comment.   Right away that will get your name in the hat to win this awesome prize!!
  
2.  Join ALL the Anniversary Party blog Hop challenges at Sketches4all.  
These challenges will be posted in the Forum under Special Events (HERE) every Monday and Friday until December 12th.  This will get your name thrown in the hat to win the Grand prize.

Here is the order of the hop so you don't get lost along the way:
Rochelle - http://rochellespears.blogspot.com  (You are here) 
Now here is a card I created to help get you inspired! This is a digital image from the Cutting Cafe.


And because I love giveaways… I'm going to give a RAK to one lucky hopper!
To qualify to win you just need to:
1.  Follow my blog.
2.  Leave a comment below and let me know what is your favorite embellishment right now. ;)
3.  Link back to this post from your blog or Facebook.

That's it! :)   Now it is time to hop on over to see Angela! 

Thanks for joining in today!!  Until next time...happy scrapping!

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