Thursday, February 28, 2013

Lucky Leprechaun Hop!

Welcome to Day 1 of the Lucky Leprechaun Blog Hop, brought to you by the layout design team of Red Carpet Studio!

If you've come from Chas' blog, you're in the right place. If you've just come across the hop and would like to start at the beginning, please visit Red Carpet Studio.

This hop was put together to share with you fun and creative ideas for St. Patrick's Day projects along with introduce you to our new design team members AND officially announce our March Lucky Link-Up contest!

Before we get to all that fun information, I'd like to share my project with you. I created this card using Paper Dolls Circut cartridge.  This is the first time I used this cartridge and I do have to say it was a whole lot of fun dressing him up!! :)

And of course we have some wonderful sponsors giving away prizes to those who comment both days on every stop of the hop. :)

3 digis of winner's choice

6 digital image sets

5 digital stamps

$10 gift certificate

Winners will be announced at Red Carpet Studio on Tuesday March 5th along with the winners of our wedding/anniversary card challenge.

And now for our March Lucky Link-Up announcement! Each challenge entry in March will enter you to win over $200 in gift certificates to all sorts of online scrapbooking stores, from stamp companies, to paper piecing, to digital scrapbooking sites, and more. Check out the Lucky Link-Up page on the blog for a complete list of sponsors and details about the contest. We're also listing ALL of our March challenges in advance so you can get a head start on all your projects. :) 

We'd also like to give a warm welcome to our new layout design team members, Olga, Rochelle, and Darcy! These very talented ladies are sharing their first projects as DT members in this hop with you. :) 

Your next stop is Stephanie's blog. In case you get lost, here is the hop list:

Thanks for hopping with us! :)

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

A couple LO to share...

What a fabulous weekend I had! :) I spent the weekend at Scrap Diva's Retreat in Murrieta. I had tons of fun and was able to complete 13 layouts!!  Here's a couple of layouts I did:

My Valentine
This layout is all about my kids making a cake for their daddy on Valentines Day! 
I used ScrapMuch sketch:
My inspiration from Child's play Paper Doilies challenge
 and Scrap Africa Heart Challenge.

The Room
I finally got a chance to work on some vacation photos for my vacation back in April 2012.  This layout is about the room at the Melia.
I used Sketches in Thyme Sketch:
One more thing... go check out Scrap Our Stash!!! They are having daily giveways until friday!!! all you have to do is leave a comment and be a follower.  And if you want another chance to win, share it on Facebook!!!!  

Monday, February 18, 2013

You Don't Want to Miss This!!!!!

Alert...Giveaway A Day Coming Soon!

We have some exciting things going on at Scrap Our Stash (SOS) next week!
You do not want to miss it!  

To celebrate the launch of the merge with If It's Groovy's design team, new look and challenge format, Scrap Our Stash is hosting a Giveaway A Day!
Please visit SOS each day starting February 25th for details on entering the daily drawings!

Mark your Calendars!!!

Sunday, February 17, 2013

You & Me Layout

My good friend Brenda and I have the honor to host monthly challenges over at the Who Gives a Scrap Facebook Goup.  This month it was Brenda who hosted a sketch challenge.  Here's my layout I created of my oldest daughter and my youngest son.  

Here's the sketch created by Brenda Ragsdale:
Brenda is giving a really nice TWINE prize to one random winner!!!  If you would like to participate in this challenge, comment below and I will add you to the WhoGas (Who Gives a Scrap) Facebook group. 

Happy Scrappin'! 

Saturday, February 16, 2013

CHA Fun Layout

Hello! It has been a tough month for me to get any scrapping done! UGH!!!!  But I did complete my layout  for Paper Secrets Feb. 15th Sketch with a Twist Challenge.  Here's my layout of my friends (Kristi and Brenda) and I having fun playing dress up at the GCD Studios booth:

I used Ruby Rock It - Paper Doll papers and chipboard, My Minds Eye twine, AC Thickers, Studio Calico wood pieces, and Recollections bling.  I purchased everything (except the bling) from the Paper Secrets Online Shop.  They have great sales all the time! Check them out! 

Here's the Sketch from Page Maps:

The TWIST was to use pennants. If you would like to try this challenge click HERE

Thanks for stopping by! :) 

Happy Scrappin'! 

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Paper Secrets Sketch with Twist Challenge

Have you seen Paper Secret's Feb 1st sketch challenge??  If not, here it is....

Sketch from

The challenge is to use this sketch to create a layout and to ADD CHEVRONS to your layout.  

Here is my layout:
Supplies: Echo Park Woof Mini Colleciton, Ruby Rock It! twine and mini alphas, and Thickers, all items purchased from Paper Secrets Online Shop. Other items - Recollections washi tape. 

You can check out the challenge HERE!

Happy Scrappin'! 

Friday, February 1, 2013

February's Challenge & Winners Announced!

It's time for February's Scrappy Friends Challenges!

As you all know, my scrap buddies and I get together monthly and give you all an individual challenge and a group bonus challenge for 5 chances to win with just 1 layout!  Woohoo!  So here's my challenge:

My Challenge is a Color Combo!!

RULES (to be entered into drawing):
  • Create a new layout with these colors above. (one entry only)
  • You must be a FOLLOWER of my blog
  • Your traditional (no digital please) layout must be NEW as of Feb. 1st 2013
  • You must link your entry below with Mr. Linky by Feb 27th 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 combined all 4 challenges together.

One lucky winner will win this prize:
8 Bo Bunny Et Cetera Papers
1 Et Cetera Cut outs
Bo Bunny Mini Alphas
1 package of Bo Bunny Et Cetera Wraps

 Like I stated above, each one of us has an individual challenge on our blogs and will be providing a prize for the winner on each blog.   In addition, there will be one BONUS PRIZE, so that is a chance to win (5) different prizes each month!! Check out their challenge below.

Scrappin Happy (Kerys) - WordArt Challenge
GCC (Brenda) - Sketch Challenge
Kristi B. -  Stash challenge
My challenge!!  Color Combo (you are here) 
12 sheets Glitz - Yours Truly
2 sheets Cardstock
1 pack Garland, 1 pack giant rhinestones, 1 pack peek-a-boos
3 lengths of coordinating trims
Studio calico wood pieces
Pearl head pins
October afternoon mini market alphas
Pearl flourishes

Congratulations to the 
January Lyrics Challenge winner: Tamika J.
Please email me your address at

January Bonus Challenge winner: Tracy 
Please email Kristi at claim your prize!

Thank you all for participating and hope to what you create for February!!! :) 

Happy Scrappin'!!