Thursday, July 30, 2009

The month is ending...

One more day to get your LO's in. This must be a busy month for a lot of you because we don't have a lot of entries so far. Don't let that Scenic Route kit away so easy!

More goodness

This was my last month to work with If you haven't checked them out yet, why not?? Someone asked me about the quality of their products because they said their prices were too good to be true. Lemme' tell you, their prices are amazing, its true, but their quality is excellent!! They have sent me the cutest stuff these past 3 months. I noticed there are a few Cosmo Cricut items in the store now too. I know I will be shopping there myself soon!

Here's what they sent me for July:

Cute stuff, hugh? Amazing all of this would cost you around $30.00!

I made quite a few cards and a couple LOs


You know what they say, when one door closes another one opens. Well, I made the design team for Serendipity Scrapbooks! Yay me!! I am so excited, this is the one I've been wanting! Their kits are so amazing!! I can't wait to get my hands on them. Their forum is always hoppin too. Go check them out!

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

New DT Call

Its that time again!! We're looking for a new group of design team members to represent the scrappiest in us all.
I am looking for a few design team members who are creative, like to have fun and love scrapbooking as much as I do. This call is for a 6 month term.
Design team members are required to complete at least 3 layouts a month using my sketches.

To apply, please email the following to
1. Send in 2 of your favorite layouts you have created. (does not have to be new)
2. Send in 1 card you have created .
3. A paragraph telling me why you would make a great design team member.
4. A link to your online gallery and/or blog. (if you have one)

Please put Scrappiest DT Call in the subject line.

There is no compensation for this position but the chosen design team members will receive a small RAK each month as a special bonus. This is also a great way for you to get some experience as well as getting some layouts done. (What could be better than doing what you love, right?)

Deadline for submissions are August 15, 2009. Chosen design team members will be notified by August 17th and start their term on August 22nd. I can't wait to see your work! Good luck!

Sketch 23

Ok, I might as well start posting these on Tuesdays each week because I'm always late!! So sorry. This time I blame it on monsoon season in Arizona. I've been having power/internet problems for several days.

Sketch 23

Here's what a few of this fabulous DT came up with:

My Monkeys
by Grace Lauer

Baby Girl
by Renee Griffith

Proud Day
by Aphra Boyler

by Darlene D'Eon

Too Fun
by Liz Chidester

(Chipboard stickers are from

What do ya think?? Lets see your work! Email me your LOs to to be entered in to win our fun prize this month.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Sketch 22

Morning!! This is a day late, I know. We took another long weekend trip to Utah to visit my dad. It was such a nice way to break up the norm of the past few weeks. School starts in only 3 weeks so we had to squeeze another trip in.
Here is it:

Sketch 22

We've got a few great ideas from the DT!

by Aphra Boyler

Mile High
by Kristen Spencer

Seal Watch
by Melita Chow

by Liz Chidester

This has proved to be a great sketch to capture our 4th of July photos.
Lets see what you do with the sketch. Email me your LOs to:

Monday, July 13, 2009

Sketch 21

Happy Monday scrappers! I've got a great sketch for you today and some fab layouts from our design team. Enjoy!

Sketch 21

Here's what the DT came up with:

A New Man
by Melita Chow
(Happy Birthday Melita!!!)

In The Bag
by Darlene D'Eon

by Aphra Boyler

By Boys
by Grace Lauer

Picking Dandelions
by Kristen Spencer

Miss America[s]
by Liz Chidester

What do ya think? Email me your version of the sketch to before the end of the month for your chance to win the Scenic Route papers collection.

Have a great week!

Monday, July 6, 2009

Sketch 20

I hope you all have a great 4th of July weekend. Mine was so much fun! My daughters sang in a patriotic concert in the morning. That evening we went the the rodeo followed by a kick-butt fireworks show. This little town put on an amazing program!!
I can't believe we're to sketch 20 already! Time sure does fly when you're having fun. I know I'm having fun! Here's this week's sketch:

Sketch 20

This month's prize inspired the large arrow, but as these ladies show, your LO can look great with or without it!

Our Story
by Grace Lauer

You Are My Sunshine
by Kristen Stewart

Spring Soccer
by Melita Chow

by Aphra Boyler

How Does Your Garden Grow?
by Liz Chidester

Let's see what you can do with the sketch!
Email your LOs to:

Have a great week!!

Friday, July 3, 2009

July Prize: Scenic Route

We are smack dab in the heat of summer. So its only appropriate to give away this fun, summery collection, "Sultry" from Scenic Route. I love the colors and the fish and surfboards are just adorable.
The winner of our July sketch challenge will win this set of 6 patterned papers and 1 sheet of arrow die cuts. The winner of our "follow my blog" follower will receive 4 patterned papers plus the die cut sheet. (The only reason being, my online order ran out of the 2 sheets.)

Complete any of the sketches posted in the month of July, inluding sketch 19 from the last week of June. (Winners are chosen by me or a friend). Please email entries to:
I can't wait to see your work!

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

June Winners

Can you believe all of the fabulous work made this month?? I love to check my inbox and find these amazing creations!
It was really tough to choose this month. They really were all so great! But I had to choose so I chose this LO from Ashley Smith. I love her interpretation of sketch 17. I love all the little detail and her flowers and butterflies are gorgeous! Congratualtions Ashley! You are the winner of the Rusty Pickle chipboard set and the Bo Bunny Grease Monkey patterned papers.

Now for our "follow my blog" winner. Again, I used The number it chose was 25, who happens to be Rita! Congratulations Rita! You are the lucky winner of the Rusty Pickle chipboard set.

Ashley and Rita, email me your info at:

Again, amazing work this month ladies! Please be sure to leave all these ladies some love!