Thursday, October 9, 2014

It's SKIP PEEP DAY!

Lots of challenges going on over at Scrap N Yap. Here's my layout for my recipe challenge.




Friday, October 3, 2014

Video Challenge

My newest Quick Fire Friday scrapbooking challenge is up at youtube.


Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Stashbusters September 2014



               Everyone is welcome to play. Pick a prompt and jump right in!

Prompts are open for two weeks.

The more you play, the more chances you have to win a small scrapping goody from me (and some others who are donating prizes!!) and the more pages you will get done!

Please link up your creation in this thread for a chance to win.

You can submit more than one page/project for each challenge so feel free to make use of your inspiration.

**You can combine all these prompts. Each prompt you use is good for one chance to win...so use 3 prompts on one layout = 3 chances to win!***

We all like to get comments on our pages so if you are playing along please try to find the time to return the favor!


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Deadline for these challenges are MONDAY SEPTEMBER 15th  @ 11:59 pm PST

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PROMPT #1

The letter "G"
Pick at least 2 from the list and use on a layout or card.

                 ***Use the color GREEN
                 ***use a GROUP of 3 buttons/enamel dots/brads etc...
                 ***anything you would consider to be GIRLY
                 *** a photo or embellishment of a GIRAFFE, GOAT, GARDEN, GHOSTa GIFT, GINGERBREAD man, a GLOBE or anything else that starts with a "G'.
                   ***GEMS or bling
                   ***GLITTER
                   *** anything GOLD


Girly and green. Page by Lilth Eeckels





PROMPT #2

Use this sketch from Write. Click. Scrapbook.


Page by Christina C.


Page by Marnie Flores


Page by Marnie Flores


Page by Kate Christensen


PROMPT #3

Use papers or embellishments from at least 2 of the following manufacturers.

Basic Grey
October Afternoon
Cosmo Cricket
Pink Paislee
Crate Paper
My Mind's Eye
Heidi Swapp
Jenni Bowlin



Page from Crate Paper blog



Page by Lisa Dickinson




Page by Jen Chesnick

PROMPT #4

Use this prompt from CSI: Color Stories Inspiration
Link here  http://csicolorstoriesinspiration.ning.com/forum/topics/case-file-no-137-case-closes-on-september-7-2014

USE JUST THE COLORS OR A COMBINATION OF COLORS AND CLUES!

Detailed Clues:


 COLORS
  • Cloudy Day- warm gray, taken from the wood  - 203.201.188
  • Cloud 9 - white, taken from the background in the bottom right  - 252.251.249
  • Sunshine on a Cloudy Day - bright yellow, taken from the pattern in the bottom right  - 255.229.22
  • Jubilant -  bright, bold orange, taken from the envelope  - 248.141.109
  • Ice Cream Smiles - medium pink, taken from the envelope  - 253.203.206
EVIDENCE:
  • polka dots
  • stripes
  • washi tape
  • envelopes
  • melt something (e.g., wax, embossing powder)
  • dry embossing
  • textured paper
  • metal
  • straws
  • flourishes
  • labels
  • wood/woodgrain paper
  • triangles
TESTIMONY: 
  • Topic: Journal about your attitude about something.
  • Presentation: Tuck your journaling into an envelope.
  • Writing Format: Write your journaling as a motto or a motto poem 
  • Prompt Idea: Follow Friday Four FIll-In Fun.
  • Inspiration Words: sunshine, rain, effect -- use these as inspiration for your journaling, not just as a title.







Friday, August 1, 2014

Saturday, June 28, 2014

stashbusters 2013


Starting with this challenge, the prompts will now be open for two weeks! Happy April!
I've decided to host a bi-weekly (twice a month) challenge thread here at Two Peas. The more you play, the more chances you have to win a small scrapping goody from me (and some others who are donating prizes!!) and the more pages you will get done!

Please link up your creation in this thread for a chance to win and I will also have a challenge box you can check during the upload process.
Look for **Stash Busters Challenge**

**You can combine all these prompts. Each prompt you use is good for one chance to win...so use 3 prompts on one layout = 3 chances to win!***

We all like to get comments on our pages so if you are playing along please try to find the time to return the favor!


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Deadline for these challenges are MONDAY April 8th by 11:59 pm PST

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Prompt #1

Use a chevron on your layout. There a bunch of options for this. Patterned paper, washi, stamps...I'm sure you have something with a chevron print in your stash.

Two fun examples I found in the gallery are this one from
Tarrah 






and this one from Mary Ann Jenkins


Prompt #2

Bingo cards and butterflies. Use them both on a layout. I took a page out of Shimelle's play book for this one.



A link to her actual post (from August 2011) features a video!

Shimelle's website

This page was in the gallery:



Page created by Flip_pea_ng...page link HERE


Prompt #3

Use this recipe:

  • 1 photo
  • 1 patterned paper
  • mist, ink or paint
  • one or more stamps
  • use a shape punch or diecut shape

You can add more paper and embellishment but must have at least one of each recipe element.

Sample page by Stephanie Wheeler. Recipe also from Stephanie and Cocoa Daisy Spring 2012 crop.



Prompt #4

Use this layout as inspiration.



From Two Peas gallery of SanELi


 
eamail me your name and address!!!!

Prompts will now be open for two weeks!

I've decided to host a bi-weekly (twice a month) challenge thread here at Two Peas. The more you play, the more chances you have to win a small scrapping goody from me (and some others who are donating prizes!!) and the more pages you will get done!

Please link up your creation in this thread for a chance to win and I will also have a challenge box you can check during the upload process.
Look for **Stash Busters Challenge**

**You can combine all these prompts. Each prompt you use is good for one chance to win...so use 3 prompts on one layout = 3 chances to win!***

We all like to get comments on our pages so if you are playing along please try to find the time to return the favor!


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Deadline for these challenges are MONDAY April 22nd by 11:59 pm PST

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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~BONUS PROMPT FOR WEEK 2

Use red, white and blue on your layout. You can use other colors too but the focus should be on those 3. Scroll all the way down in the thread to see some page samples.

Prompt #1

Use at least 3 round embellishments on your page. Buttons, brads, doilies, punched circles, flair, candy dots etc.

Here's a pretty page by GG Paige Taylor Evans (link HERE)



or this awesome page by robkaynel(a Stashbuster!!) (link HERE)





Prompt #2

Use text or map patterned paper on your layout. As long as it has words or numbers on it, it counts. You could even design your own embellishments featuring the paper.

This one is digi but can easily be done with paper (By fruitysuet )



another map one by Margrethe



This page by Mary Ann Jenkins has text on it.




I think I pick a Mary Ann Jenkins layout every time. I really love her style. Her gallery is HERE

Prompt #3

Use a grid design for your page layout. I like these two layouts both by
Lisa Dickinson. Her blog is HERE





Prompt #4

Use product by the following manufacturers:

Jillibean Soup
Basic Grey
K & Co.
My Mind's Eye (MME)
Fancy Pants
Crate Paper 






Everyone is welcome to play! Pick a prompt and jump right in!

Prompts will now be open for two weeks!


I've decided to host a bi-weekly (twice a month) challenge thread here at Two Peas. The more you play, the more chances you have to win a small scrapping goody from me (and some others who are donating prizes!!) and the more pages you will get done!

Please link up your creation in this thread for a chance to win and I will also have a challenge box you can check during the upload process.
Look for **Stash Busters Challenge**

**You can combine all these prompts. Each prompt you use is good for one chance to win...so use 3 prompts on one layout = 3 chances to win!***

We all like to get comments on our pages so if you are playing along please try to find the time to return the favor!


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Deadline for these challenges are MONDAY JULY 29th by 11:59 pm PST

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Prompt #1

Arrows & Anchors

Use at least 2 or more arrows or at least 1 anchor on your page. Patterned paper counts for this.

Have you seen this gorgeous page by Cengland???


Leave her love HERE

Love this page by Lisa Truesdell


Great arrow page by Geekgalz

This one by Susan Weinroth has arrows and an anchor ( and a really big photo!)



Prompt #2

Use your scraps!

Where do you store your scraps? I have mine in a 2 gallon ziplock bag, organized by color. When it's bursting, that means I have too many!
Over these next two weeks, I want you to go through your scraps and pull at 3 pieces to use them on a page or a card. While you go through them, get rid of the ones you know you will never miss.

Some ideas:
Punch shapes out of your scraps (butterflies, circles, borders)

Cut into strips and layer behind a photo.

I love this page by Elizabeth Kartchner.



Page by Jendcnguyen


Her blog is here

Page by Maria Featon


Great page by Audrey Yeager


Prompt #3

Use this Allison Davis sketch



It is featured on the Simple Stories blog HERE where she gives a link to exact measurements.

Shimelle featured it on her blog HERE
where she also made a process video.

Allison Davis' blog is HERE

Use it as a one or two pager!

Prompt #4

Use at least 2 of these manufacturers on your project.

Jenni Bowlin
Studio Calico
October Afternoon
DCWV
Fiskars
Amy Tangerine (American Crafts)
Heidi Swapp
Scenic Route
Doodlebug
My Mind's Eye
BasicGrey

Here's a page featuring Jenni Bowlin Product and a Fiskars scalloped square punch (I'm in a vintage mood)

Page by Lisa Dickinson




 
Everyone is welcome to play! Pick a prompt and jump right in!

Prompts will now be open for two weeks!

I've decided to host a bi-weekly (twice a month) challenge thread here at Two Peas. The more you play, the more chances you have to win a small scrapping goody from me (and some others who are donating prizes!!) and the more pages you will get done!

Please link up your creation in this thread for a chance to win and I will also have a challenge box you can check during the upload process.
Look for **Stash Busters Challenge**

You can submit more than one page/project for each challenge so feel free to make use of your inspiration.

**You can combine all these prompts. Each prompt you use is good for one chance to win...so use 3 prompts on one layout = 3 chances to win!***

We all like to get comments on our pages so if you are playing along please try to find the time to return the favor!


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Deadline for these challenges are MONDAY September 9th by 11:59 pm PST

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PROMPT #1

Use flair on a page/ card/project

If you don't have flair, use buttons.

Pages I found in the gallery:

by Diane Payne



Page by Amy Tangerine



This one by Jess Mutty (GooPea)





And this great blog post by Two Peas with ten ideas to use flair.

FLAIR BLOG POST

PROMPT #2

September means back-to-school in NY. Make a page featuring school,or learning, or work.


Page by Rebecca Keppel


From Jen Gallacher



It also has a process video to go along with it......

Memories Made Process Video #24

Page by Michelle Hernandez



PROMPT #3

Make a monochromatic layout. Use one color dominantly and you can add in neutrals. I was inspired by this post at American Crafts blog

Page by Erin Stewart



Page by @Adrianna Rodriguez



This one by chelsp82



Leave her love here



Prompt #4

Use this layout by Wendy Sue Anderson as inspiration. I love the sweet banner across the top and the layered ones under the photo.




 


 Everyone is welcome to play! Pick a prompt and jump right in!

Prompts will now be open for two weeks!

I've decided to host a bi-weekly (twice a month) challenge thread here at Two Peas. The more you play, the more chances you have to win a small scrapping goody from me (and some others who are donating prizes!!) and the more pages you will get done!

Please link up your creation in this thread for a chance to win and I will also have a challenge box you can check during the upload process.
Look for **Stash Busters Challenge**

You can submit more than one page/project for each challenge so feel free to make use of your inspiration.

**You can combine all these prompts. Each prompt you use is good for one chance to win...so use 3 prompts on one layout = 3 chances to win!***

We all like to get comments on our pages so if you are playing along please try to find the time to return the favor!


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Deadline for these challenges are MONDAY September 23rd by 11:59 pm PST

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Prompt #1

Use black as a background. It can be a pattern with black in it or a solid black. Great for mixing with bright colors, or B&W photos or formal and vintage layouts.

I love this one by Stacy Cohen


Great page by Kim Moreno


and this one



Prompt #2

Use this sketch from September Pagemaps



Sample by Lynn Ghahary



Prompt #3

This prompt was suggested by kiwijesta....(Thanks Jess)

Scraplift a Stashbuster!!!!

I've linked up galleries from last round's players. If you don't want to be included please peamail me.


scrapnatya

senorita scrapper

trixie*

LoopeaBird
snappyscrappy
cengland

sassiescrapper

tpgirl

camanddanismom

scrappinlk

freckled cupcake

dark chami

kiwijesta
goobernut

emily redfield

nylene

Mary Jo R

Jan Gram

keddypea

Prompt #4

Use any of these manufacturers on your page: can be paper or embellishments.

Basicgrey
American Crafts
Bo Bunny
Crate Paper
October Afternoon
Chatterbox
Ki Memories
Doodlebug

I found this page by Becki Adams using American Crafts





 

Everyone is welcome to play! Pick a prompt and jump right in!

Prompts will now be open for two weeks!

I've decided to host a bi-weekly (twice a month) challenge thread here at Two Peas. The more you play, the more chances you have to win a small scrapping goody from me (and some others who are donating prizes!!) and the more pages you will get done!

Please link up your creation in this thread for a chance to win and I will also have a challenge box you can check during the upload process.
Look for **Stash Busters Challenge**

You can submit more than one page/project for each challenge so feel free to make use of your inspiration.

**You can combine all these prompts. Each prompt you use is good for one chance to win...so use 3 prompts on one layout = 3 chances to win!***

We all like to get comments on our pages so if you are playing along please try to find the time to return the favor!


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Deadline for these challenges are MONDAY October 21st by 11:59 pm PST

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Prompt #1

Use confetti, sequins or gems/enamel dots on a project. At least 6 pieces.

I love this page by spica



This one by ddobson


This one by Tammy Gooksetter



Prompt #2

**This one was suggested by tpgirl**

In honor of Vikki (a fellow Stashbuster) and Amy Tangerine (scrapping icon)---- Make a baby themed layout. Don't have any baby photos to scrap? Use pastel colors then. So either a baby project or a pastel colored project count.

This one Brooklyn's Girl


Page by yakumari



Page by dctuckwell


Prompt #3

Make an autumn themed page. Pumpkins, leaves, apples, Halloween, Thanksgiving----anything that you think fits in this category counts!!

Page by **Marinette**



Page by Nicole Nowosad


Page by Izzy b

Prompt #4

Use this sketch from September Pagemaps 8.5x11


Guest designer sample by **Stashbuster Anne Fisher***



OR

Use this 12x12 sketch from October 2013 Pagemaps


Guest design page by Leeann Pierce



Everyone is welcome to play! Pick a prompt and jump right in!

Prompts will now be open for two weeks!

I've decided to host a bi-weekly (twice a month) challenge thread here at Two Peas. The more you play, the more chances you have to win a small scrapping goody from me (and some others who are donating prizes!!) and the more pages you will get done!

Please link up your creation in this thread for a chance to win and I will also have a challenge box you can check during the upload process.
Look for **Stash Busters Challenge**

You can submit more than one page/project for each challenge so feel free to make use of your inspiration.

**You can combine all these prompts. Each prompt you use is good for one chance to win...so use 3 prompts on one layout = 3 chances to win!***

We all like to get comments on our pages so if you are playing along please try to find the time to return the favor!


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Deadline for these challenges are MONDAY December 2nd by 11:59 pm PST

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PROMPT #1

Make a page that relates to weather (pictures or title) or use clouds, sun, moon, stars, snowflakes,snow, raindrops, rainbows etc on the project itself.

I LOVE this page by JanGram (fellow Stashbuster)



This one by AlisonLeigh21 has snowflakes and stars



This page is by sweet*Samuel





and this one is digi and was just too pretty not to post. Page by e_ranslow



PROMPT #2

Use the SHELF design concept to create your page. Make a shelf of paper and embellishments and that's where all (or most of) the action on your page is.

Page by Wendy Smith



Page by Leslie Ashe




This one's by Glitter Girl (Shimelle Laine)



PROMPT #3

Use this sketch from February 2013 PageMaps to make a page.





Sample page by Lynn Ghahary



PROMPT #4

Be inspired by this layout by Veronica Goh

 




For the month of December, these will be the only prompts. I will pick 2 winners and new prompts will appear on December 31st.

Everyone is welcome to play! Pick a prompt and jump right in!

The more you play, the more chances you have to win a small scrapping goody from me (and some others who are donating prizes!!) and the more pages you will get done!

Please link up your creation in this thread for a chance to win and I will also have a challenge box you can check during the upload process.
Look for **Stash Busters Challenge**

You can submit more than one page/project for each challenge so feel free to make use of your inspiration.

**You can combine all these prompts. Each prompt you use is good for one chance to win...so use 3 prompts on one layout = 3 chances to win!***

We all like to get comments on our pages so if you are playing along please try to find the time to return the favor!


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Deadline for these challenges are MONDAY December 30st by 11:59 pm PST

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PROMPT #1

Create something crafty and holiday related. If you make it and it's for the holiday, post it here! It could be a gift tag, a holiday card, a Daily December page or a knitted scarf. Let's see what you make!



Some cute things I've seen:
From Danni Reid



Project by JBarksdale




card by Joy Taylor



From pinterest:


Love this card by Kristina Werner (blog here)

and she has a video series too!



PROMPT #2

Silver and Gold. Use something metallic on your card or page.

Pge by Celine Navarro



Pge by Heather Leopard



Pge by steffinchenb



PROMPT # 3

Make a page about food or something food related. It can be photos, theme or title.

Cute page by Lynn Ghahary



Page by Margievis (fellow Stashbuster!! )

Page by Jill Sprott


PROMPT # 4

Use kraft cardstock or patterned paper as your background.

Page by Celeste Smith It's digi but easily translates to paper.



Page by besskinn


Page by Jody Ferlaak