Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Stash a Thon layout - Game Pieces

Hey Crafters! Have you seen the awesome Stash A Thon that Scrap Our Stash is having this month?  So many challenges and wonderful inspiration all month long.  Today I'm sharing with you my layout I did using "Game Pieces" which is the challenge for today.
I used a Bingo card from Simple Stories and a bingo number (31) from Jenni Bowlin.  Here are some close ups:

There are a total of 14 challenges for the month and SOS will be giving away 3 sponsored prizes.  The deadline to get as many challenges completed and uploaded is by April 5th.  Check out all the details, rules and challenges HERE! 

Happy Scrappin'! 

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Back Porch Memories Design Team Layouts Reveal

Hey Crafters! I finally got to play with my Back Porch Memories kit and was on cloud 9! LOL :) This month, in the Solo Kit I received My Mind's Eye Now & Then Izzy collection.  My Mind's Eye has always been one of my favorite manufacturers since I started scrapbooking! So Yippy!! I  was so excited to start creating. Here's what I created with my kit:

(sketch: PageMaps)

Thank you for stopping by!

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Paper Secrets March 15th Sketch Challenge - LUCKY

Another sketch challenge is up on Paper Secrets Blog.  Here's the sketch:

and here is my layout:

The word for this challenge is LUCKY. 

I used:
L - Line Paper
U - Uniball pen (white)
C - Cork
K - Kraft
Y - Yellow 

You have until the end of the month to upload your layout inspired by this sketch using stash starting with each letter of LUCKY to the Paper Secrets Blog!

Thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, March 16, 2014

More Layouts to Share! :)

Did you know that The ScrapRoom has a smaller kit too? It's called the Double Shot kit.   
I am in LOVE with both collections that are in the March Double Shot kit! Here are the layouts I created with this kit:

Here is a close up on the yummy embellishments!:

Here's a close up of the raw chipboard that I altered with glitter and liquid pearls:

and a close up on another raw chipboard that I painted:

Lastly, here are the cards I made with the scraps:

The March Double Shot kit includes October Afternoon and Bella Blvd:

For more information on this Double Shot kit from The ScrapRoom, click HERE:

Happy Scrappin'!

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

October Afternoon - The ScrapRoom Kit

Hey Crafters!  Here's another layout I created with The ScrapRoom kit.  I used the October afternoon "Daily Fresh - Snapshots" collection:

Here are some close ups:

and lastly, here's a card I made with the scraps:

For more information on this kit, please click HERE! :) 

Thanks for stopping by! 

Friday, March 7, 2014

More from TSR March Kit! :)

Here's a layout and card I made with the BasicGrey "Fresh Cut" collection from

Here's my card:

Please check out the The ScrapRoom site for more information on this 

Happy Scrappin'!

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

The Flavors of The Month ~ The ScrapRoom Kit

Oh how I LOVE the collections in this months The Scrap-Room Kit

Here is the Flavor of the Month for March:
This is what comes in the March kit:  Crate Paper "Styleboard", October Afternoon "Daily Flash - Snapshots", BasicGrey "Fresh Cut" and LilyBee "We R Family".

Today, I will share with you what I did with the LilyBee Collection:

Here are some close ups:

I used this sketch from PageMaps:

And here is the card I made:

Throughout the month I will be sharing with you what I created with the other collections… so stay tuned! :) 

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Paper Secrets - March 1st SPRING Sketch Challenge LO

Hey Crafters! 
 You know what time it is?  It's Paper Secrets Time! :) 
Here's my layout I did for
I love this sketch by Kelly Holifield!  I stayed close to the sketch but I only used one photo.  Here's the sketch:

The challenge is to use this sketch and to add something to your layout that starts with each letter for - SPRING.

I used S-Staples, P-Pins, R-Red, I-Ink, N-Numbers, G-Glitz & Glitter Stickers (white swirls).
I also used the "Just Because" collection from Little Yellow Bicycle. 

For more information about this challenge, please visit the Paper Secrets Blog. 

Thanks for stopping by! 

Sunday, March 2, 2014

SOS Stash A Thon is On and Poppin'! :)

Hey Crafters!   This month is super exciting to me because a year ago this month, My scrappy friend Brenda and I became co-owners of Scrap Our Stash challenge blog!  

If you haven't visited SOS blog yet, make sure you do! It's a wonderful challenge blog that motivates and inspires you to use up your stash!!  

So this month Scrap Our Stash is celebrating our first year by 
throwing a big birthday STASH A THON!

There will be challenges every other day, encouraging you to use your stash! Brenda and I will be giving away weekly prizes in addition to 3 wonderful sponsors for a total of 3 grand prizes!!!

The Sponsors are:

So make sure you visit Scrap Our Stash blog throughout the month of MARCH!!!

Thank you and Happy Scrappin'!

Saturday, March 1, 2014

March Tic Tac Toe Challenge AND February Winners!

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 only have 3 Scappy Friends hosting challenges, so that is 4 chances to win with just 1 layout!  Woohoo!
Now it's time to reveal my
 March Tic Tac Toe Challenge 2014:
My challenge for you this month 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 March 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 did the "TIC" column: bird, chevrons and paper clip.  I also combined my layout with the other two  Scappy Friends challenges  - color combo and the sketch (See Below).

Here are the other SCRAPPY FRIENDS CHALLENGES that you can combined with my challenge for MORE chances to win:

Kristi B. has taken some time off and will not be holding any challenges at
this time. We will miss her!! 

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 ~~~~~


February TIC TAC TOE Challenge winner is….
Sherri P.
Please email me your address at Rochellespears@gmail.com

February Bonus Challenge winner is.
Please send email to scrapfriendschallenges@gmail.com to claim your prize!