I am finally getting some of my old Christmas photos scrapped. This layout of my grandchildren with their grandfather in 2006 was created as the inspiration page for Colorful Creations Blog Challenge #6 using papers from Echo Park's Merry Christmas Collection and a sketch created exclusively for Colorful Creations by Lucy Chesna of My Sketch World. Head on over to Colorful Creations Blog and take the challenge. All you have to do is use this sketch and use one of the following themes: Christmas, Winter, or New Years...easy peasy!
I created this layout using a 2006 photo of me and my granddaughter and some Scenic Route Sonoma paper/ chipboard from my stash, for Colorful Creations "You and Me" challenge, using this wonderful sketch from The Scrappiest:
Hello and WELCOME to Colorful Creations “I Get Around” Blog Hop – Blog Stop #2!!! You should have arrived here from SheShe's blog: Scrappily Ever After. If not, and you arrived here by other means and want to play along, then head on over to Colorful Creations to start at the beginning of the of the hop. We have a great lineup of bloggy inspiration for you!
For the blog hop, I am hosting the following challenge:
USE YOUR SCRAPS W/ A TWIST!!!
Pull out your scrap bin and create a layout using any of your scraps. You know those bits cut off here and there, the negatives left after you use your punches, even the tiny circles from using your hole punch. Any cardstock and patterned paper you have left over from other projects you have created. No cutting into new pieces of paper…no cheating!!!! Layouts only...no cards!!!
(1) You must use the sketch provided below by Lucy Chesna at My Sketch World
(2) You must include 2 or more embellishments on your page that fly ( butterflies, airplanes, birds, bumblebees, ladybugs, etc)
Here's my example:
For those of you who complete the challenge, your name will be entered into a drawing where one person will receive the Love Me Do Paper Kit from My Mind’s Eye below.
To be eligible for the prize drawing:
1. You must be a follower or become a follower of http://ourcolorfulcreations.blogspot.com/
2. You must be a registered member of Colorful Creations and you can do that HERE
3. Complete the challenge.
((Paper kit includes: 9 sheets of 12x12 double-sided cardstock paper & 1 coordinating accessory sheet)
All entires must be uploaded to the Colorful Creations gallery, tagged CCBlogHop2 and linked here using Mr Linky by Wednesday, November 10th at 9:00 PM est
Please make sure you visit the entire team today: Remember, to be eligible for the following Grand Prize, you must complete all (6) of the Colorful Creations Blog Hop challenges.
I just love this new "Fine and Dandy" collection from My Mind's Eye and it is just the perfect paper and embellishments for this layout of my son and grandson. I created this page for Colorful Creations Trains & Tiaras "You Are My Sonshine" Challenge. For the challenge you are to create a layout that focuses on a father & son relationship, add a quote or poem and use the word" SON" in your journaling or title. My layout is based on this sketch from My Little Sketch Blook:
Here is a layout I created for my new Boyz to Men Challenge at Colorful Creations. We do not usually allow girls in this group, but I wanted to surprise the ladies and do something different. The challenge is to create a layout using a photo or photos of a female and use boy themed papers and embellishments. I created my layout using some of my stash: Basic Grey's Archaic papers/chipboard and Liz Qualman's October 3rd sketch:
This weeks challenge over at Colorful Creations, is to pull out those amusement park, sightseeing or wax museum photos and create a using a photo(s) of you or someone else posing with a statue, cardboard figure, mascot, theme park character or wax figure of a person or animal.
I can't wait to see what our members come up with! Head on over and let us see who you've been "posing" with!
Here is my example using a sketch from "Let's Scrap:"
There is a very special challenge at Colorful Creations this month. We are working alongside OperationWrite Home to provide handmade cards for our troops overseas to send home to their loved ones. Operation Write Home (OWH) is an organization that sends blank handmade greeting cards for all occasions to deployed service members to write home on. They’ve mailed approximately 500,000 cards so far—and are still going strong!
Please join us in this event and show our troops how much they are appreciated. Head on over to Our Colorful Creations Blog for details on this wonderful event. The event runs from October 1, 2010 until November 1, 2010.
It's Wednesday and time for another random challenge over at Colorful Creations, where I am hosting the Fantastic Four Challenge in celebration of our four new team members: DT Evelyn Whiteway, DT Olga Clemenica, FC Rachel Olaridge, and FC Dacky Brazile.
The challenge is to create a layout revolving around FOURS. Head on over to Colorful Creations for the full details and rules for this challenge.
Here is my take on the challenge, I used (4) pattern papers from American Crafts Teen Collection:
Hello, friends! Leila Pierce over at Green Goddess Creations is celebratining her TWO YEAR BLOGAVERSARY! To celebrate she is offering a really sweet stash of BLOG CANDY. There will be 2 winners...one grand prize and one runner up. Hop on over there and check her wonderful blog out: Green Goddess Creations
And here is a picture of the Blog Candy up for grabs at the Green Goddess:
The Cutting Cafe' offers affordable Printable Stamps and Cutting Files. The Cutting Files which are basically just like templates are files that you Print out using your home printer, Cut, Assemble and then Embellish.....Very Easy.....The Cutting Files also come in the format where you can cut out the files using some of the latest Machine Cutters like the Pazzles Inspiration, Bosskut Gazelle and Cricut (with Scal software). The Printable Stamps are just that, images that are sent to you through email that you print out using your home printer.
Head on over toColorful Creations where I am hosting a challenge sponsored by the Cutting Cafe. Regina Easter, owner of the Cutting Cafe has generously offered to provide a prize from her store to the winner of the challenge. You have until September 29th to get your projects entered for the drawing. The winner of this challenge will be selected by Random Number Generator. Don't miss out on winning a wonderful prize packet from the Cutting Cafe!!!
One person can change the world. There are all types of people who have changed the world so dramatically that they have ended up in the history books. They have come from different places, times, and backgrounds. World changers can be just about anyone--from a steadfast politician working to secure world peace to an average man or woman who demonstrates remarkable bravery.
Join me over at Colorful Creations Blog for the World Changers Challenge that I am hosting. The challenge will run from September 1 - 14th.
The challenge is to create a page honoring a person who has inspired you by making a difference - someone who changed the world for the better.
Let us see what famous or well-know person has inspired you. Here is a layout of honoring MLK, a person who has been an inspiration in my life as well as many others:
I created this page for the Random Wednesday - Friendship Challenge at Colorful Creations. The sketch used for this layout is by Liz Qualman. If you like sketches, go over and check out her blog, where you will always find awesome sketches. This is the sketch:
...and this is the page I created using this wonderful sketch:
To celebrate Jami's blogaversary with everyone, she has decided to offer up some gift certificates… quite a few actually! All the gift certificates are from companies that have supported her along her blog journey. So what’s up for grabs?
$75 worth of Gift Certificates!!
There are three gift certificates to 3 of her favorite stores! There is also a posibility that she will be adding some goodies to the loot!
The celebration will run until the end of the month, and a random winner will be selected on Tuesday, August 31st. So you have from right now and whenever she announces the winner on the 31st to enter. How do you enter? Hop on over to her blog for details:http://sgtstamper.com/blog/?p=2506
Life is good and Brenda over at Rose Blossom Legacies is blessing some lucky person with this wonderful box of scrappy goodness:
Head on over to Brenda's blog, Rose Blossom Legacies for the details on a chance to win this wonderful box of goodies worth more than $75. http://www.roseblossomlegacies.blogspot.com/ The drawing will be held on Sept 1, 2010.
How would you like to have this altered paint can filled with (10) Studio G Stamps from thier Sweet Collection? Well head on over to Colorful Creations and check out DT Karen's challenge for details on how you could be the lucky winner of this pail of stamp goodies: http://colorfulcreations.ning.com/
And her is Karen's example for the challenge:
She used a Studio G stamp for the image, American Crafts Patterned Paper and raindrops bling.
Head on over to the Colorful Creations Blog where I am hosting the "Got Numbers" challenge.
Your challenge: Design a layout using numbers in your title and/or numbers as an embellishment. There are no other rules, design your page anyway way you desire. The deadline: Saturday, August 21, 2010 (6:00 PM EST). One winner will be randomly selected to receive a prize package of My Minds Eye "Graceful" papers and embellishments.
You are at Blog Hop #1 on the Colorful Creations Blog Hop!!
Welcome to Colorful Creations First Blog Hop!! We are so excited to introduce our site and our Design Team to you!!
Colorful Creations has been created as a place where members can rally together as a crafting community, showcase their crafting talents, share their ideas, learn, and participate in exciting challenges. Our Design Team is here for you, to provide inspiration, to answer questions, or to even just chat!
Hello, I am PaperDiva one of the Admin/Design Team Members of Colorful Creations. I love paper crafting and dabble in a little bit of everything. I will be hosting monthly challenges here on my blog starting in August and giving away lots of goodies. Please check back daily to see all the good things I have in store for you.
How does the hop work? You will hop to each Design Team member’s blog; there you will find a challenge and scrapbooking related wordi n BOLD printing. While you are there you will participate in that blog’s challenge, collect your word and then “hop” to the next blog. A link to the next blog will be provided for you.
Become a follower of each Design Team Member's blog and as you complete each challenge, upload your finished project to Colorful Creations Gallery with the appropriate tag noted on each DT's Blog.
Once you have visited all seven blogs, participated in each blog’s challenge and collected your scrapbooking words, the last blog on the hop will direct you back to Colorful Creations where you will leave a comment, post your scrapbook words HERE and up;oad any entries you have not uploaded to the gallery.
In celebration of Colorful Creations first blog hop, I am hosting a sketch challenge:
Use the sketch below from June Page Maps to create a layout. Use whatever paper and EMBELLISHMENTS you would like.
Here is my take on this sketch:
Rules: 1. You MUST be a follower of my blog and; 2. You MUST also be a registered member at Colorful Creations. You can do that HERE 3. You must upload your entry to the CC gallery, tag it BlogHop1 and link it back to my blog. 3. The deadline for ALL entires is Wednesday, July 21st. 4. Blog challenges cannot be combined with any other CC challenges and must be new as of July 17th , 2010.
The winner of this challemge will be selected by Random Number Generator and will receive the following prize package:
Please make sure you visit the entire team today: If you're joining us mid-hop, be sure to hop all the way around!
Thank you for joining me on the hop today. Make sure you make you way to the end of the hop, complete and upload your entries for all (7) challenges, for a chance to win this wonderful Grand Prize generously offered by our Blog Hop Sponsor Stamp and Create
Come by and join me in my latest challenge in the Boyz to Men Group at Colorful Creations where I post 4 challenges a month themed for the young to older guys in our lifes. You only have to complete two of the challenges each month to be elibible for the monthy prize drawing. Hope to see you there!
Here is the page I created for this challenge using papers from My Minds Eye - Abbey Road - Rround and Round Collection. This collection is great and I am pleased with the way my page turned out. The cutie in the photo is my youngest grandson, Andre! I titled this page Road Rage, because he just has the craziest look in his eyes as he is trying to manuever his walker. LOL!
How would you like to wins some BLOG CANDY? Well in celebration of the opening of Colorful Creations New Blog, we are offering you the chance to win some wonderful blog candy! Starting today, for the first 50 people who sign up as followers on our blog, your name will go into a drawing for blog candy, participate in our Squigglefly Challenge and your name goes in a 2nd time, which doubles your chances of winning, it’s that simple!
Already a follower of the blog? That’s great; you can still participate in our Squigglefly Challenge for a chance to win this lovely blog candy below.
Squigglefly is a digital stamp company with several talented artists to provide a HUGE variety of images suited for just about any taste you have! If you've not tried digi's yet, no worries, there are FREEBIES that you can try before you buy!
Please join Colorful Creations in their Squigglefly Card Challenge this month. Squigglefly will be giving away wonderful images to the winner!
Colorful Creations is excited to announce that Stamp and Create will be sponsoring their first blog hop on July 17, 2010. Stamp and Create will be awarding the Grand Prize Winner of the hop with a $25 gift certificate
Stamp and Create is an online store carrying many popular brands of stamps, paper, and embellishments including: Wags ‘n Whiskers Rubber Stamps, High Hopes Stamps, Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps, Whiff of Joy, Stampavie, Penny Black, The Greeting Farm, CC Designs, Sweet Pea (coming soon), Basic Grey, 7 Gypsies, Cosmo Cricket, Kaiser Craft, Shimmerz, Nestabilities (always 20% off!!), charms and more!!
As a participant of the Colorful Creations blog hop, you can receive 10% off everything in the store if you use discount code colorful (one word – all lowercase) at check out. The discount code is valid from July 17th – 24th