Sunday, August 31, 2014

Sketches in Thyme… Back & Ready to Hop!!!!

Hi Crafters! 
Sketches in Thyme is back in business and we are re-opening with a fun and inspiring

I am so excited to be part of Sketches in Thyme and I hope that we inspire you to create away!!
Each month Sketches in Thyme will host 2 challenges.  You will need to complete both challenges for a chance to win a monthly prize! 

Sketch #129:

Create a layout using this awesome sketch by Bev Code.  You will need visit the Sketches in Thyme blog and upload your layout by Sept. 30th.  Don't forget… You will need to FOLLOW the blog and complete both September challenges for a chance to win this yummy prize:

Here's my Layout:

Are you Hoppin' along with us?
If you are hopping along with us, you have arrived on my page from Rita and your next stop is Wendi. In case you are lost, here is the entire list of hoppers: 

Rochelle ~ You Are Here! :) 
Wendi ~ You Go Here Next! :) 

Thank you so much for stopping by and hopping along with us!!!  Can't wait to see your take on the sketch! :)

Happy Scrappin'! 

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Another Great Design Team!

Hi Crafters!  

I have some exciting news!!

I have joined Sketches in Thyme as a Sketch Designer! 

Here's a list of all the other creative wonderful ladies of Sketches in Thyme:

Founder of Sketches in Thyme:

Sketch Designers:
Rochelle Spears -- That's Me!! :)

Creative Designers:

Sketches In Thyme will launch their "Grand Re-opening" on September 1, 2014!!!
There will be biweekly challenge with 2 sketches each month.
Please stop by and check them out! 

Happy Scrapping! :) 

Monday, August 18, 2014

Paper Secrets August 15th Sketch Challenge Reveal

Hey Crafters! Check out the sketch for Paper Secret's Aug 15th challenge:

Here's my layout:
I used Authentique anchored collection from the Paper Secrets Store. 
The challenge is to use items on your layout for each letter of the word - CAMP.  I used C- cork and cosmo cricket (mini-alphas), A-Authentique and anchors, M-mist and metal, P-punch (scalloped oval).

For more information on this challenge, visit the Paper Secrets Blog.
To purchase this Authentique Collection, please visit the Paper Secrets Online Store. 

Happy Scrappin'! 

Friday, August 15, 2014

Color Me Scrappy Challenge #68 Reveal! :)

I have another fun color combo challenge layout to share with you for Color Me Scrappy's August 15th challenge: 
The challenge was to use this color palette below as inspiration and scrap something that represents Summer.  I used a Simple Stories "I {Heart} Summer" Collection and scrapped a photo of my daughter enjoying her shaved ice while on our summer vacation in Hawaii. 

Here's the color challenge here:
Please visit the Color Me Scrappy's Blog for more information on this challenge! :) 

Thank you for stopping by! 

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The Scrap Room - Double Shot Kit Reveal

Hey There!  Just a short post to share with you the layouts I created with the Double Shot Kit from The ScrapRoom.  This kit is a smaller kit, only containing 2 collections.  

Here's a layout I created using the Fancy Pants Design's Me-Ology Collection:

And this layout is from the Echo Park Paper Simple Life Collection:

Lastly, here are some cards I created with the scraps:

I hope I have inspired you to take a look at The ScrapRoom's kits! :)
Visit their website today!

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The ScrapRoom - August Flavor of the Month Kit Reveal

Hi Crafters! 
Today I'm sharing with you my projects that I created with 
The ScrapRoom's  August "Flavors of The Month" kit! :)

There are 4 different collections within the kit. This layout was created with the Simple Stories Good Day Sunshine collection:

Here's a layout using the October Afternoon's "Public Library" Collection:

I had fun creating this layout with the Echo Park "Capture Life" Collection.  I used a PageMaps sketch for this one:

I struggle with double page layouts, but here's one I created with Elle's Studio "Shine" Collection:

And a card I made with the scraps from the October Afternoon collection:
If you haven't had a chance to check out The ScrapRoom's  kits, please do so!
They are awesome!!

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

#Selfie Layout for Scrap Our Stash Challenge


Hey Crafters! Have you seen this awesome Selfie challenge over at

Here's my layout: 
 I used Bo Bunny's Zip A Dee Doodle Collection.  To complete the challenge,  I used a polaroid frame from Recollections over my photo. I really enjoyed using this collection. :) 

For challenge information, click HERE. 

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Paper Secrets Sketch Challenge Reveal

Paper Secrets has another great sketch challenge for you!! But first here is my layout inspired by the sketch:
I used this super cute Cloud 9 Collection from Chic Tags that I bought at Paper Secrets Store.  HEre's the awesome sketch by Kelly Holifield:

The challenge is to use an item for each letter of SWIM.  This is what i used:
S - S - Sequin and Stickers
W - White, Wood
I - Ink
M - Mist and Metal

For more information on this challenge visit the Paper Secrets Blog.
To purchase some of this awesome Chic Tags Cloud 9 collection visit Paper Secrets Store.

Thanks for stopping by! 

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Color Me Scrappy #67 Challenge!

Hi All!! 
Check out Color Me Scrappy's color combo:

Here's my layout:
What I love about this layout is that I used my OLD STASH!  My good friend Brenda and I have a personal challenge with ourselves to use as much old stash as possible….. to make room for NEW stash! ;)
Try taking this challenge with us!! :) 

For more information on 

Thanks for stopping by!! 

Friday, August 1, 2014

August Scrappy Friends Challenge & July Winners Announced!

Hello Crafters!!!
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 Scappy Friends hosting challenges, so that is 4 chances to win with just 1 layout!  Woohoo!
Now it's time to reveal my
August 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:

Glitz Designs Wild & Free Colleciton

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 August 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 top row - one photo, a bingo card and felt (arrow).

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


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~~~~~


July TIC TAC TOE Challenge winner is….
Melinda Felicilda
Please email me your address at

July Bonus Challenge winner is….
Kathleen W.
Please send email to to claim your prize 

Congratulations and happy scrappin'!