Welcome Sugar Pie blog hoppers!! I'm so happy to have you on my site... this is my first ever blog hop! Well, I've gotten goodies from lots of great blog hops, but this is my first time every offering something on my very own blog.
I'm so excited to share these cluster frames with you because they are made with my all-time favorite kit from Sugar Pie Scraps, "A Fresh Start." I just love the charcoal and blues together. I think it's gorgeous!! So please, click the link below and enjoy!
Hey all! I wanted to share something so fun that a friend and I are doing together! This is my first year doing the Amazing Digi Scrap Race (ADSR), that's put on by Natural Designs in Scrapbooking. My partner, Val, has run the race twice before with different partners. Basically, you have stops on the race where you have to complete a challenge. The stops are at different digiscrap forums and each challenge is so different! We're already on challenge #5. We get a challenge every Sunday and Tuesday. We have until the following Sunday to complete both of them. When I started this race, I told myself I couldn't procrastinate on the layouts, and I haven't! I've gotten them all done soon after we've received our challenge. The theme for this challenge is family...I can dig that!! So here's a description of the challenges and my LOs that I did with them.
Peek-a-boo challenge. Items required: 1.Two background papers 2.One photo, cropped to 3"x3" 3.Cut 3 shapes out of your top paper to show bottom paper (peek-a-boo) 4.Journal about someone in your family that has inspired you 5.Add a cluster around your photo.
Kit: Spontaneous Delight by Carrie Stephens Some elements: Tea & Honey by Honey Designs Font: Angel Tears
Family play time. Create a LO telling us what your family enjoys doing together. Twist: you have to make the LO LOOK like that activity.
Perfect Picnic by Polkadotplum Designers Font: Veteran Typewriter
Challenge #4 - Host site: Digiscrap Station - Intersection (Only one member of the team produces a LO)
Traveling family. One member supplies photos and journaling, the other member produces the LO. Make a LO about your family's travels. Have the vehicle of these travels play a predominant part in the LO.
Val gave me photos and journaling and I whipped this up. No kit used.
LO about yourself. What would YOU do if you had a day to yourself? This was a recipe challenge, meaning they gave you all the directions for the LO and you made it what you wanted. This is the recipe I went with:
Three Flowers (can be the same flower used three times)
One More Paper
Stamp or brush
One, Two or Three Photos
Of course, you all know what I'D do if I had a day to myself!!
Moments by Cinzia Word Art by Scrapping Sisters Photojackets from Library Thing personal account
So tomorrow morning we'll get a new challenge and I'm looking forward to it. I may not have loved all of these challenges, but I have been getting my scrap on, and I have ADSR to thank for that!
I'll wait until I have another few LOs put together and share my next leg of the ADSR with you guys! Wish me happy racing!!
Hey all! Sugar Pie Scraps is having her 1 year designiversary! Now you all get to help her choose the kit she'll design for it! We've already been through one round of "voting" and a color swatch was chosen. Now we get to pick a theme to go along with those colors! Here are the choices:
Everyone that votes will receive a discount coupon to purchase the kit when it is released and one lucky person will win the kit! Please vote for the number of the theme you like best. Please only vote one time. Voting will be open through Thursday, April 14th. The winning theme will be announced on Friday, April 15th and I will then begin work on the kit!
Let the voting begin!!
Thanks everyone! Go on over there and vote! I can't wait to see the finished product!!
Wow, I'm in scrapbooking heaven! 3 awesome designers from Polkadotplum have teamed up to design this amazing kit, And One To Grow On! Designs by Sweet Mesquite, Farynar's Wings and Laughing Sun Designs worked together on this oh-so-cute birthday/party kit. Check this out:
Look how big this collab is!! It's so beautiful! And notice how there's plenty of elements for either a boy or a girl! And as usual, you can buy the bundle with everything or pick and choose what you want. I love that about PDP! Here's a LO I did with this kit:
Here's one from Shauna:
And one from Nena:
See how versatile a kit can be? And see how all different creative minds think alike? I think that's just awesome! And, just a little tip, go over to Beth's blog, Designs by Sweet Mesquite and she just may have a coupon for you!!
**Disclaimer-- This whole post needs to be read in your best infomercial-announcer-guy voice. These deals are seriously so unbelievable that that's what it reminds me of!**
Jumbbumble Designs is going wild and crazy! Melanie is set to potentially give away hundreds of prizes!! No kidding! The more fans she gets on her Facebook, Twitter and followers on her blog, the more you win! Get this:
Yes, you read that right. ALL THE FANS will get this prize. She's not picking one or two from the hundreds fans, she's giving templates to everyone! Isn't that amazing?! I've seriously never heard of any designer doing something on this scale.
If she gets 25 new blog followers, she'll give out a discount coupon for anything in her store or a freebie. And since she's being so generous, I'm gonna bet it's a freebie LOL!
Oh, and that's not all!!
For one lucky follower/liker, she's going to give away:
1 week full access to her store
ALL templates for free
1 time new release Sweet Spring templates
This is going on for the whole month of April, so spread the word! You won't be getting all these amazing prizes if she doesn't get the followers! Tell your friends! Tell your friends' friends! Go tell it on the mountain!
Remember how excited I was to be on my first CT with Jumbbumble Designs?! And remember how I said I wanted ONE CT to dedicate my time to? Well, I loved CTing so much, I went ahead and took two guest spots for the Month of April! I know, I know, I said JUST ONE, but....well. In my defense, all these ladies I"m CTing for are in the same shop, my new home, Polkadotplum (PDP). So let me introduce you to two wonderful ladies and their awesome designs.
Beth was one of the first people to welcome me with open arms to PDP, so I'm ecstatic to be working with her stuff!
The next designer that I'll be CTing for this month is Crystal, or Sugar Pie Scraps. She is such a sweet woman with amazing designs. I really like her style. This is her newest kit, Spring is in the Air.
Here's a LO you may recognize with this one.
And here's a couple did with her A Fresh Start kit. I LOVE this kit! I love the blue with the black/grey. So beautiful!
(This one was done with another kit, too, but all elements are from Spring is in the Air. The red paper is not.)
Sugar Pie Scraps has some cute stuff set to come out this month! I can't wait to start working with it! And Designs by Sweet Mesquite just re-released her kit, Emily, and it's gorgeous!
Here's what I did with it.
I'm very proud of this page, because it was very hard to do, with the cluster "coming out" from between the papers. This digital scrapbooking isn't as effortless as I make it look (LOL!!)
So that's my big news. I'm so excited! Getting to work with these awesome designers is such fun!
Anyway, more goodies to come from all these wonderful designers. Stay tuned!