Sunday, August 24, 2014

WooHoo!! I'm an ARTY CHIC for Scrappy Chat Designs!!!

Hello all :)

Feeling very blessed be to asked by the awesomely talented
 to join her team at

this really is a dream come true.
I've been very busy behind the scene's creating video tutorials for members and
  will be contributing as an 'Arty Chic' doing step by step layout instructions that will include
different techniques & tips using the monthly kits.
To take a look at the latest
Scrappy Chat Designs
 August Kit Release go
Such awesome products to create with and  full techniques and more detailed pictures are
 shared with our members. Simply email
 if you would like to sign up.
 All of our members, for a three month period for only $135, receive a full kit every month
 including postage along with 3 video tutorials showing you how to create 3 layouts every step of the way as well as written instructions with photos.
 There's more! You also receive email technique sheets from the Arty Chics! showing you how they have used the kit and sharing their own techniques, tips and tricks with you.
 Now that's great value!!!
To take a look at my Design Team Announcement & my intro
layout using the 'Explore' kit please go
Thanks for stopping by

Love & Happy Hugs



Monday, August 18, 2014

Mid Month Reveal @ Scrap Around The World - Challenge 16 - Mood Board by Marilyn Rivera.

The August Mood Board at 
the August mid-month reveal is HERE
has been created by 
Marilyn Rivera
and it is sure to inspire.....
HERE is my layout

This is my Madison....she has achieved so much over the last few years
and is doing amazingly well at school.. So very proud of you xx

 The corset is from
I have painted with gesso,  run it through the cuttlebug with embossing folder
then added some
then I have used cardstock, lightly spritzed with water then scrunched & folded
the skirt into the desired form.

Prima Flowers and by the way the paper is Prima as well.
Now here is the awesome
Mood Board by
I was inspired by the stunning dress in the top left picture
of the Mood Board 


Feel free to interpret the mood board in any way you like,
 using one image, several of them, all of them or even just
 one aspect of an image, using ANY COLOURS!  

To be eligible for judging:-

You need to follow our 10 Golden Rules found HERE, which include :

1)  Sharing the mood board image.

2)  Mentioning Scrap Around The World {in full - not just 
SATW} & LINKING BACK to the current challenge.

3)  Mentioning HOW you were inspired by our mood board.

4)  Linking back to your SATW blog post NOT YOUR ENTIRE BLOG.

If receiving comments from some of our Design Team members is important
 to you please ensure that you have WORD VERIFICATION TURNED OFF.

Now let's take a look at what we have for our WINNERS this month!
Thanks to our amazing & generous sponsors!!


$50 worth of product from 7Dots Studio!

7 Dots Studio was born from dreams & for dreams. 
We are a European scrapbooking manufacturer of high 
quality scrapbooking products – papers, stickers, die-cuts,
 collage sheets, 6x6 pads, collection kits &chipboards. 
Quality of our products is our top priority. 

Our collections are created by amazingly talented artists - 
from clean, graphic designs to mixed-media, grungy collage look. 
What you can always be sure of are high quality & thickness of our papers, 
which makes them work perfectly with all kinds of media.

 Among our products you will find also clear stamp sets coordinating 
with our collections to make them even more interesting & versatile.
We are amazingly happy & feel very blessed to see how much
 our products are loved by crafters & artists around the world!

If you would like to see more awesome inspiration from 
our design team please visit our blog or Facebook fan page.



$40 gift card from The Flying Unicorn Online Store!
Flying Unicorn...Your Passion. Your Art. 
Their on line store has an incredible selection of products for all paper crafting artists. 
Their Kit of the Month is filled with the latest & greatest ~ including 
an off-the-page project to keep your creative muse flowing!
Be sure to check out the Flying Unicorn forums, a hot & happening place 
which includes monthly challenges, tips, techniques & friendships that last! 

They also have a blog &  Facebook page where you can find loads of inspiration!


$30 worth of 2Crafty Chipboard!

2Crafty Chipboard is an Australian owned & operated manufacturer & wholesaler 
of laser cut chipboard products, located in Sydney, Australia.  We have been
 in operation since October 2006 & have more than 1 000 designs on offer.
We pride ourselves on quality products that are versatile & up to date with 
market trends, as well as offering unbeatable customer service, 
with quick turnaround of jobs large & small.

We are happy to quote on personalised jobs, whether it be a single title for a 
customer, or large jobs for retreats, classes etc.  If you are a retail business 
& would like to stock our range of unique products, please contact us
 for more information.  Please see further details on our blog!

Image depicts a sampling of 2Crafty's latest products
 & is for illustration purposes only. Prizewinner will receive an
 awesome selection of 2Crafty Chipboard to the value of their prize.



 $20 worth of Inklinkz from Shimmerz Shimmering Watercolours - 

Scraps of Darkness & Scraps of Elegance are monthly scrapbook kit clubs that
cater to scrapbookers who are looking for an alternative to what other kit clubs offer.
Our kits are designed for artists who wish to take scrapbooking to a level beyond.
We strive to include the latest & greatest items on the market that will enable you
 to create not "just a layout", but a work of art.

Please also check out the inspiration from our design team on the shop's blog!
You can also find us on Facebook & Pinterest & YouTube - let's connect!
Our tutorials you can find here!
Community / Gallery:



 $15 worth of Green Tara products & flowers!

Green Tara are an Australian based company & are importers & wholesalers
 of fine handmade & milled mulberry papers,beautiful ribbons,both fabric & paper 
 flowers, washi tape, etc. They are continually adding to their collections of high
 quality products & provide papers with rich colours, wonderful textures & beautiful patterns!

Image depicts a sampling of Green Tara's latest products & is for illustration purposes only. 
Prizewinner will receive an awesome selection of Green Tara products worth $15.



$25 prize-pack from Darkroom Door

Darkroom Door is owned by photographer Rachel Greig &  graphic designer 
Stewart Yule, who combine their talents to design a unique range of rubber stamps
 &  papercraft products suitable for card making, scrapbooking, invitations, collage, 
mixed media & altered art. As the name suggests, Darkroom Door products
 have a strong photographic element in their design.

Check out the Darkroom Door website to see their full product range
 along with a gallery full of projects and ideas!

Crafty Lady Line Art Stamp and Splatter Texture Stamp
The deadline for this challenge is  SUNDAY 31th AUGUST 2014.

I hope you can join us this month
Would love to see how the Mood Board 
inspires YOU!




Thursday, August 14, 2014

Palette #171 @ TCR-Heart & Soul Artists.

Hello Everyone!
Playing catch-up today

Over at 
This months palette is gorgeous & the household item
 ( netting )

firstly I will share my layout then share the Palette pic for #171

 U Inspire Us
It's never easy watching you go.....but you have a passion for languages 
which is wonderful!
Rhys is in his final year at University studying languages (Japanese & Chinese)
He is such an inspiration to his younger brother's & sister's
I have used the Fruit Bag netting to the right of my photo & in the cluster near my title.
I also used it with texture paste under my layers & photo. 

I have also used gorgeous 
Flowers & Tiny Twine is from

 Now, here is the Color Palette......


We would love to see your take using these colours & don't forget to
use the household item!!!
This month it is 

Thanks for stopping by


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