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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

I Smile Because You Are My Sister....

Good Morning Everyone!!!
Today I am sharing a layout I created inspired by the following challenges
(Stash item:  use wood)
(tag, paper layering, circles, faux stitching on border, stars, button)

Also entering this layout into the:
(2 circles cut from patterned paper)
Teresa Collins " Memorabilia" Collection
Studio Calico: Wood Veneer Feathers and Heart
Little Yellow Bicycle:  Wood Veneer Stick Pin
ARC Crafts BARC Tape/ Cherry Wood:  Border, Tag, and Tab

And...here is the fabulous sketch by Laura Whitaker (Stuck? Sketches)
You still have time to play in all of the challenges mentioned above.
Visit each of the blogs and check out their challenge details.
Thank you for stopping by,
Happy Thanksgiving!!!

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

"Berry Sweet Boy" Layout

Today I am sharing a layout I created using some older product from my Basic Grey stash, inspired by the following challenges:

Scrap Our Stash ~ 6 x 6 Challenge
( BG "Oliver" 6 x 6 patterned paper and 6+ chipboard stars)

Use It Tuesday ~ Stick It Challenge
(Sticker alphas, chipboard title work and stars, corkboard arrows, smile sticker)

Sketches4All ~ Embellishment Challenge
The design of my layout was inspired by this Pagemaps Sketch:
Thank you for stopping!!!
Enjoy the rest of your day!

Friday, November 1, 2013

"The Year of Lasts" Layout ~ Paper Secrets Sketch Challenge

Sharing a layout I created for the latest Sketch Challenge at
Paper Secrets
The twist is to use leaves...I forgot about the twist until the layout was completed but found this cute little cardstock sticker with flowers and a couple of leaves, I know it is a little chintzy, but it works.  
My layout was further inspired by the following challenges:
Frosted Designs ~ "Tag Your It" Challenge
Scrapbook Circle ~ "Confetti Couture" Challenge
Also entering this layout into the
Sketches4All ~ Clusters Challenge
Here is the sketch by Kelly Holifield:
Bella Blvd " Snapshot" ~ Patterned Paper & Flair Button
Echo Park " Here & Now" Floral Cardstock Sticker
Simple Stories "Smarty Pants" ~ Smarty Cardstock Sticker
Simple Stories "24/7" Arrowi Sticker
Simple Stories "Snap" Sticker Alphas
Heidi Swapp Alphas
My Mind's Eye ` Chipboard Frame

Make sure you visit Paper Secrets and check out the full reveal by the Design Team.
Also, you still have time to join in the challenges at Scrapbook Circle, Frosted Designs and Sketches4All

Thank you for stopping by!!!!

November Sketch Challenge and October Winners!

Ready for a new set of Scrappy Friends challenges?
I am providing and hosting the sketch challenge again this month.
Here's the sketch:
(to be entered into drawing):
• Your layout must be NEW as of October 1, 2013
• You must be a FOLLOWER of my blog
• You must link your entry below with Mr. Linky by
November 29th 11:59 pm (PST) 
• You must include a LINK back to this challenge post when posting your layout on your blog or gallery. 

Here's the layout I created inspired by the sketch and combined with the other two
 Scrappy Friends Challenges:
Rochelle Spears Theme Challenge: "Family" 
Kristi B's Stash Challenge: "Polka Dots & Chevrons"
And here is the prize you are playing for this month:
Combine my challenge or any two of the SCRAPPY FRIENDS CHALLENGES below
Rochelle Spears: "Family "Themed Challenge
Kristi B's: Polka Dots & Chevrons Stash Challenge
 and you will be automatically entered into our combined drawing for this month's 
And now time to announce the October WINNERS!!!
Thanks to all of you who linked up and shared your awesome pages inspired by my October Sketch Challenge!!

Okay....time to give a big shout out to 
#9 ~ Jessica B
she is the randomly drawn winner of my 
October Sketch Challenge
she is the winner of the 
October Scrappy Friends BONUS PRIZE

Jessica be sure to comment below and then email me at:
with your mailing address and I will get your prize out to you. 
Please add GCC October Winner in the subject line. 

Karen be sure to comment below or on any of the other Scrappy Friends Blogs and then email your mailing address to: 
to claim your prize.
Please add October Bonus Winner in the subject line.

I am looking forward to all of your wonderful takes on this month's sketch challenge!
Enjoy your weekend!