Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Paper Secrets ~ Sketch Challenge Reveal!

Hey Crafters!  It's Hump Day! :) 

Paper Secrets July 15th sketch challenge is live!  Here's my layout:
I used Carta Bella's Beach Boardwalk collection from the Paper Secrets Store.  The twist is to use something that starts with each letter of TRAVEL.  I used :  T-thread (stitching on sunburst, R-Red, A-Anchor, V-Vellum (clouds), E-Enamel Dots, L - Line Paper (Recorded)
Sorry my photo is so bad.  Every once in a while I just can't get my camera to work right! 

Here's the awesome sketch by Kelly Holifield:

Make sure you stop by the Paper Secrets Blog and upload your take on the challenge for a chance to win a prize.  Also check out the Paper Secrets store for lots of goodies at great prices!!!

Lastly, I am also submitting this layout to Stacy's Sketches4All  Stash "Anything Goes" Challenge.  

Happy Scrappin'!

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Color Me Scrappy #66 Reveal

Hi All!  Here's another great Color challenge from Color Me Scrappy! 
I know I said this before, but I truly love how these challenges make me dig into my stash and use items that are just collecting dust!!! lol  This is what I created after digging around:

I used a couple of different manufactors and I'm so bummed that I didn't write them down! Ugh! I believe the red paper is October Afternoon But I'm not sure about the yellow and green. :(  In any case, I mixed and matched and use old stash! Yippy!!!:)

Make sure you check out this challenge and the July 1st color challenge and upload both challenges on the Color Me Scrappy Blog for a chance to win a prize!

Happy Scrappin'!

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Paper Secrets July 1st Sketch Challenge Reveal

Hello Crafters!  Today I am sharing with you my layout I created for the

The challenge is to create a layout using this sketch by Kelly Holifield:
And using an item for each letter of the word - SPLASH.  I used : S - Stars, P - Pink, L - Line paper, A - Animal Print, S - Stick Pins, H - Heidi Swapp.  The Zva bling and October afternoon mini alphas are from the 

Also Paper Secrets is teaming up with Scrap & Play challenge blog this month so much sure you link your layout up on their  blog too! :)

Happy Scrappin'! 

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Color Me Scrappy Challenge #65

Oh I LOVE color combos!!!  Here's a yummy color combo challenge from Color Me Scrappy prefect for July:

Here is my take on the challenge:
The challenge is to use the color scheme as inspiration and to highlight a celebration.  This layout is celebrating the Nate Mack Fall Festival.  I used a page maps sketch.

Now it's your turn to try this challenge.  
Click HERE for the Color Me Scrappy July Challenge! 

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

July Tic Tac Toe Challenge & June Winners

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
July 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 July 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 middle row - brads, star and tag.  I also combined my layout with the other two Scrappy Friends challenges  - sketch and color challenges (See Below).

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~~~~~


JUNE TIC TAC TOE Challenge winner is….
Please email me your address at

JUNE Bonus Challenge winner is….
Please send email to to claim your prize 

Congratulations and happy scrappin'!