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! 


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 -
Sketches In Thyme -

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. :) 

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 with your address. :) 

and …

Stacy Harper-Watson
the winner for October Scrappy Friends Bonus challenge is …
Please send email to

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: 

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