Thursday, December 31, 2015

Favorite LO's of 2015

As the year closes, I would like to share some of my favorite layouts I created during 2015.  There were so many great challenges within the scrapbook community, my mojo was on fire!!! LOL :) 









Also I would like to express my personal appreciation for my blog followers and challenge participates. I love visiting all the blogs and looking at all the wonderful inspiration that you all create with the challenges. :)  Lets keep it going through the 2016!!! 

See you all next year :) with a new challenge! :) 


~ Rochelle 

Friday, December 25, 2015

Merry Christmas!

Hello Crafters!

Just a little note to wish you all a very merry and blessed Christmas!!! 


Have a wonderful day!

- Rochelle 

Monday, December 21, 2015

SOS Dec Challenge Layout Reveal

Hi All!!

Just a quick post to share with you my layout I created for the

The challenge was to find a stash item for each letter of the word DIECUTS.  

I used:

D - Diecuts
I - Ink platters
E - enamel Dots
C - Cardstock
U - Uniball white pen
T- Tag
S- Stick Pins

Here's the challenge:

You still have time to get your layout uploaded to the 
You have until Dec. 29th.

There will only be one Scrap Our Stash challenge
this month but January 2016 we will launch the new challenges! 

See you then! :) 



Thursday, December 17, 2015

December The ScrapRoom Kit Layout Reveals

Hello Scrappers!!!

Wow… what a crazy busy month, right?  I usually blog more than this but the Holidays are slowing me down! lol  

Have you seen the December Flavors of the Month Kit from 

If not, make sure you scroll all the way to the bottom of this blog post to see the awesome kit which includes a mixture of different manufactures allowing you to get more pages done!!!  

But first, here is what I did with the kit:
 This layout was created using the Simple Stories Claus & Co.  I used the December Sketch from PageMaps. 

 I created this layout using the American Crafts Shimelle's Christmas collection and the Freaky Fast Formula that you can find HERE on The ScrapRoom's blog.

This layout was created using the Fancy Pants Wish Season collection.

This is a double page layout I created for the recipe layout.  If you are a subscriber, you can get step by step directions on how to create this layout.  I used Echo Park Paper Story of Christmas Collection.

Here are cards I created using the kit:



The ScrapRoom has an excellent kit each month that will give you a mixture of the latest and greatest product for an affordable price!
You MUST check it out! :) 

Here's the December kit:
And you can subscribe on the website:

Happy Holidays! 


  

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

December Tic Tac Toe Challenge ~ Scrappy Friends Bonus Challenge

Can you believe it is already December!!!!  Wow!!!
Well..as always my Scrap Friends and I get together monthly and give you all an individual challenge and a group bonus challenge. We have 3 Scrappy Friends hosting challenges, so that is
4 chances to win with just 1 layout!  Woohoo!

Here's the December 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 used. 

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 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:
For the Tic Tac Toe challenge, I used - tag, thread and handmade flowers.  I also combined my challenge with my Scrappy Friends challenges - Brenda's sketch and Kelly's challenge.  I encourage you to combine the challenges too AND you have more chances to win. :) 


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




Can't wait to see what you come up with!!!

Now onto the November winners:

Congratulations to…

Leah Burgett
Congratulations!  You are the winner of the November Tic Tac Toe challenge!  
Please email me at Rochellespears@gmail.com with your address. :) 

and …

Super Stick Chick
the winner for November Scrappy Friends Bonus challenge is …
Please send email to scrapfriendschallenges@gmail.com

Congratulations ladies!!!!

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving!




Hello Everyone!

I'm so thankful for so many things… life, family, happiness, etc… I can go on and on with my list of things I'm thankful for!
But right now I just want to let my blog readers know how much I am thankful for their scrappy support. 
Thank you so much for following, reading my blog and playing along with my challenges and other challenges that I participate in.
Your scrappy support is why I host monthly challenges!!!

Thank you!!  

Have a wonderful and delicious Thanksgiving! 

~Rochelle 

Monday, November 23, 2015

Layout Reveal for Scrap Our Stash's November Sketch Challenge

Hello and Happy Monday!

Today, I am sharing a layout I created for the Scrap Our Stash November Sketch Challenge!  

Here's my layout:
and her is the sketch by Lynn Shokoples:
The challenge is to create a layout using this wonderful sketch AND to pick a row, column, or diagonal  on this bingo card and use each item on your layout. 

I used the the "G" column - Wood, sequins (stars), leaves (in paper), Kraft, and a Flair.

If you haven't already, check out the Scrap Our Stash Challenge HERE! You have until the 29th to upload you layout on the Scrap Our Stash Blog! :) 






Monday, November 9, 2015

Layout Reveal for Scrap Our Stash & Sketches In Thymes

Hey Crafters!

Today I am sharing with you a layout I created for two sites I design for.  I love when I am able to combine challenges. :) 

Here's my layout:
I used the following items:

A - arrow
L - lace trim
B - burlap
U - uniball ink pen
M - Mists
S - stencil

 for the  Scrap Our Stash's November Stash Challenge:

 and the sketch from Sketches In Thyme's sketch created by Brenda Ragsdale:

I hope that you will join me in these challenges! 

Here's the links to the challenges:

Scrap Our Stash - http://scrapourstash.blogspot.com
Sketches In Thyme - http://sketchesinthyme.blogspot.com

Happy Scrappin'! 




Friday, November 6, 2015

Design Team Call!!!!

Are you ready to join a wonderful, fun, drama free challenge site? If so, make sure you check out SCRAP OUR STASH blog for details on applying for their Design Team!

Hurry… the call ends November 20th!

Layout designers only, please. 


Sunday, November 1, 2015

November Tic Tac Toe/Scrappy Friends Challenge and Winners announced!

It's time for November's 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!

Here's the November 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 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:

For the Tic Tac Toe challenge, I used Owl (banner), staples, and talk bubble.  I also combined my challenge with my Scrappy Friends challenges; Brenda's sketch (I used 2 large photos instead of 6) and Kelly's challenge (color Orange).  I encourage you to combine the challenges too AND you have more chances to win. :) 



BONUS CHALLENGE:
COMBINE any of my Scrappy Friends challenges above (Brenda's Sketch and Kelly's 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:
Can't wait to see what you come up with!!!

Now onto the October winners:
Congratulations to:

Krystle Thomas
Congratulations!  You are the winner of the October Tic Tac Toe challenge!  
Please email me at Rochellespears@gmail.com with your address. :) 

and …

Stacy Harper-Watson
the winner for October Scrappy Friends Bonus challenge is …
Please send email to scrapfriendschallenges@gmail.com

Congratulations ladies!!!!

A couple of late Reveals

October went by so fast I had forgot to release a few blog posts I had in draft! Boo Hoo!!  :(  But I decided to post anyway!  Better late than never, right?   

Here's a couple of layouts I created for Scrap Our Stash challenge blog.  The first layout I create for the October Sketch challenge (now expired).  


Here's the sketch:


and here's the ScraptoberFest Challenge Layout:
These challenges are over but I wanted to at least share with you what inspired me to created my layout:
color combo: 
Sketch:

Thank you for stopping by and
I plan to be on time with posting next month!! :) 




Monday, October 19, 2015

The ScrapRoom's Double Shot Kit Layouts

Happy Monday!

Do you know that The ScrapRoom has smaller kits than the main Flavor of The Month Kit?  They do!  It's their Double Shot Kit.  The Double Shot monthly kit contains 2 different manufactures enough to complete at least (4) 12x12 scrapbook pages.

Here are two layouts and some cards I created with the Double Shot Kit:





Come by The ScrapRoom and take a look at this months Double Shot Kit along with the Main Flavor of The Month Kit!

Thanks for stopping by!

~Rochelle 

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