Monday, January 18, 2010

I know I didn't give a sneak peek this week. I was so involved in family stuff I just didn't get around to it.

Now it's Monday and that means our Amazing Pamela has created another fantastic sketch for all of you to work with. I created a layout based on that sketch.

Here is the fantastic sketch:

Here is the Fun layout I created:

Close up details of the layout. I hand drew & paper pieced the Jack Skellington and letter N.

Stitching on both the side & journaling.

The rest of the SC girls created some awesome layouts too! Here are the links to their blogs to see their LOs:

Guest DT member for January: Jeanie

Now, if you're not up to going to very blog why not stop by Scrapbook Challenges and check the gallery. You will find their work there along with other fabulous layout created by our members.

I also wanted to tell you about some of the challenges that are going on & an upcoming event at Scrapbook Challenges. All the layouts created based on the challenges are entered into the monthly drawing for a wonderful prize. This months sponsor is Nikki Sivils Scrapbooker .

9. Sexy Shoe

Use Your Stash! Weekend Crop Party
Time: January 22, 2010 at 9pm to January 27, 2010at 12am
Location: Scrapbook Challenges

Join us for a weekend crop party hosted by SC DT gals Deb, Debi, and Ilene. We will have challenges to make you use up that stash you've been hoarding for far too long. Yes, we're talking to you! Stop on by for a chance to clear some space for new supplies, to win fabulous prizes you won't want to stash, and mainly for fun! 6 Challenges will be posted Friday night and you will have until Wednesday, midnight (your time zone) to complete them. Hope to see you there!

Monday, January 11, 2010

So, it's Monday and that means a new sketch from Pamela and a new layout from me.

Here is the wonderful sketch pamela created.

Here is the layout I did based on the sketch.

Close up the flowers and hand beaded butterfly I created.

If you create a layout based on this sketch please link me I would love to see it.

Sunday, January 10, 2010

I wanted to share a sneek peak of the layout I created based on the new sketch Pamela designed for tomorrow's Scrapbook Challenges.

Here is the peak.

Stop by tomorrow to see that entire layout as well as the sketch. I hope you create your own amazing layout and link me to it.

Thursday, January 7, 2010

No scrappy stuff today. I am just cleaning out the old computer. Working on DT layouts and other stuff. I hope to have a sneak peak of a new layout for you maybe tomorrow. Looking for some inspiration link me to some. I love to see beautiful layouts & things.

Monday, January 4, 2010

Here are the RAK WINNERS!

RAK # 1 - Loveable you - Larissa

scrapbookmom79 said...
I love the beatles too!! Great layout. Well i already did the layout, belong to SC & have followed your blog for a while :)
January 2, 2010 12:11 AM

Rak # 2 - Strawberry Fields - Becky

AuntJo said... your take on this sketch! I too
am a big Beatles fan! Love your embellishments you created!
January 1, 2010
2:08 PM
Ladies email you home address to

Thanks you all for joining us on this blog hop. I hope you continue to play along with us. We at Scrapbook Challenges have a lot of great things comming up for this year.
Thank you for posting on my blog and becoming followers. I do appreciate all of you.
I'll be posting the winner's soon for the 2 Rak's I have here.

I wanted to share this weeks sketch created by Pamela and my layout. My 11 year old daughter created a layout using the sketch too I wanted to share it with you also.



I hope you create a layout based on this sketch. If you do please link me I would love to see it. You can also post it on the Scrapbook Challenges gallery.

Sunday, January 3, 2010

I wanted to remind everyone that the winners of the New Year's Blog Hop will be announced tomorrow. So be sure to check Pamela's blog, as well as all the other DT Blogs. You still have time to get in on all those Goodies being offered. Just scroll down to see how.

I thought I posted the pictures of the 2- RAKs(this means 2 winners will be picked) I have for the hop. Sorry about that. Here they are.The first one is called Lovable you. The second one is a tribute to the Beatles (wink) it's called Strawberry Fields.

Each of the Rak have the following:
1- Kit (the kit contains the following: 2- cardstock, 3 -Pattern Paper & 1 Puch-out sheet)
1-Pack of Rub-on letters
1 - Pack of Chipboar Accents
2 - Lace - Over 12" each
3 - Ribbons - Over 12" each
1 - Embellishment Pack (This pack contains the following: Rhinestone hearts, Brads, Flower, Buttons Chipboard accent piece, Acrylic accents)

Here is a little sneek peak of my layout for tomorrow's Scrapbook Challenges sketch. Be sure to stop by to see the New Sketch created by Pamela and the rest of my layout based on the sketch.

Friday, January 1, 2010

Welcome to Scrapbook Challenges New Year’s Blog Hop. This is a long post but SO WORTH IT!! Read, play and have fun!

This blog hop is design to help you get to know the Scrapbook Challenges Design Team, Pamela the owner of Scrapbook Challenge and the New Scrapbook Challenges site better. During the hop you will notice lots of prizes and a challenge (see below). I hope you participate in all of them.
I am Annie and I am returning member of the Design Team. This will be my 4th term on the Scrapbook Challenges Design Team. Here’s a little information about me. I've been scrapbooking for over 10yrs. now. I really enjoy creating layouts, mini albums and altered items for my family and friends. I love to introduce and teach other to our wonderful creative world.

Now, let me tell you a bit about Scrapbook Challenges and Pamela the founder of Scrapbook Challenges. We have a weekly sketch challenge, with an original, never seen before sketch designed by the amazing Pamela Young, a highly talented and published artist. Pamela starts her once little group a few years back on Myspace. Now we have move to our New home over on Ning.

Some of the things you’ll find on our site are a new sketch along with DT lo's posted every Monday, a Photoshop, a digital and technique challenge posted once a month. Plus, we also have other wonderful challenges that are issue by the design team & site members. We also love to feature our members in a special feature section on our site. We’re planning lots of wonderful things like having Guest designers, monthly events and tutorials. As well as, other fantastic things. Everyone who completes a challenge gets entered into a drawing for a prize from our monthly sponsor. Pamela does a fantastic job securing amazing sponsors each month!

So let's get started!!!

This is the wonderful sketch that Pamela created for us.

Here is my layout base on the sketch.

Journaling reads: You have always been a Beatles fan, but this year you got your own case of Beatlemania. Especially with all the hype of the release of Beatles Rock Band on 9/9/09

Here is a close-up of the vinyl record, cassette tape and CD I made out of chipboard.

Here is the list of Prizes and how you can win them.
The winners will be announced on Monday, January 4th!
How do you get a chance to win any of these great prizes? All you have to do is participate in this blog hop, leave a comment on all of the blogs, and give the sketch a try! You have until Midnight MST on Jan 3rd.

1. One lucky person who leaves a comment on all of our blogs in the DT/GDT blog hop will win a collection of goodies from My Little Shoebox:

2. One person who does the sketch and posts in the Hop On section will win the Origins collection from Basic Grey: Which includes:
* Origins Collection Pack of 12 x 12 papers
* Origins Stitched Brads
* Origins White Tracery Doilies Paper
* Origins Brown Tracery Doilies Paper
* Origins Chip Sticker Shapes
* Origins Chip Sticker Abcs
* Origins Canvas Tags
* Origins Bloomers
* Origins Buttons

3. Pamela has two packs from Prima Marketing, one will go to someone who JOINS the group this weekend, and the other will go to someone who INVITES someone to the group this weekend (through the invite link on the group): 4. The last RAK goes to one person who leaves a comment on the blogs in the Hop On section. They will receive an album and a bunch of trim from Rusty Pickle: So, Get started at Pamela’s Blog. I know you don't want to miss any of the fun this weekend.

You are Here --> Lucky 13. Annie

Hop on over to the wonderfully talented Catherine

I wanted to add another RAK to the list. I will give a Rak (I'll post a picture in a bit)to the person who Does a layout based on the sketch, joins Scrapbook Challenges, and followes me.