Friday, 7 January 2011

Some News...and my first Scrapbook Challenges Blog Hop


Welcome to the first Scrapbook Challenges blog hop of 2011 - if you're here for that, you should've reached me after visiting Natalie's blog. If you are just stopping by but want to join in with the hop, you'll need to start at Pamela's blog. There are prizes to be won...!

OK - now for the news! I am proud to announce that I have been selected for the Scrapbook Challenges DT for the first term of 2011. So, I'm a newbie. For the benefit of other newbies, Scrapbook Challenges is a group positively bursting with sketches, challenges and inspiration, not to mention fantastic members, as well as monthly prizes from sponsors! I'm really happy to be part of this DT and can't wait to get started.

A little bit about me: I'm a freelance editor with a fiance, pink in my hair, a dog and fingers that won't keep still. I try to keep them occupied with scrapping, baking, dog training and learning to play the piano.

I might have mentioned prizes a little earlier. This is the sketch challenge in which you must participate to stand a chance of winning some goodies:


And here's my take on the sketch:


The paper I used was Bazzill Swiss Dots (Rope Swing), MME Quite Contrary Jack & Jill (Favourite Things "Colourful Umbrellas"), MME Quite Contrary Jack & Jill (Life is Good "Hanging Around") and Basic Grey Basics (Ledger).


And now for the juicy bits. The RAKS involved in this blog hop:

1. One person who leaves a comment on all the blogs in the hop will get the new Spring Market collection from Webster's Pages, including chipboard buttons and twine:
2. One person who does a layout based on the sketch will get the Be Mine collection from Echo Park:
3. For inviting people to join the group, one person will get a collection of adhesives from Helmar:

4. One new member over the weekend will get some new stamps from Unity and Webster's Pages. These are top secret and only just about to be released so there is no picture yet - but they will coordinate with the new Spring Market line from Webster's.


Now, hop on over to Mary Ann's blog to continue the hop. Thanks for stopping by and good luck with the sketch challenge!

90 comments:

  1. Love your layout! And it was great reading more about you. :) So happy to have you on the team.

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  2. Well done! congratulations, I am sure you will enjoy it. Love the layout, perfect with the picture subject!

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  3. Glad we're working together! Love you take on the sketch!

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  4. So happy to work with you!!Amazing L/O!
    Welcome and enjoy the hop!!

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  5. ooh! I love your page! Congrats on being selected for the DT!

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  6. What a simply fabulous fun LO...congrat on becoming a DT..:)

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  7. Congrats on joining the team! I can tell you have a great style to add to our mix. Great job on the sketch!

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  8. Awesome layout. I love My Minds Eye. Their product is awesome. I used to be a scrapbook buyer for a local chain of stores, and they were the most fun and best customer service.
    Congrats on making the team! I'm a newbie too.
    Looking forward to working with you!
    Shelly

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  9. Pretty, pretty LO, love the bit about your crafting roots :D brought a tear to my eye..looking forward to working with you.

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  10. Congratulations of joining the team! What an exciting start to the year.
    Love your layout. Great fun!

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  11. Congrats on making the DT! Your layout is terrific!

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  12. Great layout! Looking forward to work with you at the DT!

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  13. L-O-V-E your page!
    XOXO
    Leigh

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  14. love your page - great take on the sketch

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  15. awesome! It's so funky! love your style!

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  16. Great layout! Love the artistic feeling of it! Very happy to share with you at SC!

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  17. I LOVE your LO!!! Did you draw those clouds or stampe them? I need to know the stamp set! LOL Great LO!

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  18. simply fabulous darling:-) LOL Great page. I love all the little details!!

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  19. Well done :) ... how fabulous for you and well deserved. Loving the layout.

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  20. Great layout! Congrats on making the design team.

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  21. fabulous page! love your style!

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  22. I love your layout! It has such a fun feeling to it!

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  23. this page is awesome. congrats on making the team.

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  24. Amazing LO! It's really quite beautiful =)

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  25. Love your layout. Enjoyed looking at the layers you have added.

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  26. Lovely page!! Happy to work with you in the DT!

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  27. Love it!Congrats on making the DT!

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  28. wow - thanks everyone! I'm overwhelmed. (and really sorry for how bad the pics are. it was so cloudy and rainy this morning...) KimR, the clouds are stamps - Sassafras Lass 'Head in the Clouds' set. x

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  29. cute layout!!! I just love the twine!

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  30. Love your design on this sketch!

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  31. oh this is cool! LOVE your take!!!

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  32. Ohhhh too many wonderful details!! Congratulations!! Am happy to work with you :)

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  33. Congrats Cheryl! Love your layout - the little clouds and bright colors make me smile!

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  34. Super awesome LO! love the tape and journaling card!

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  35. Awesome LO! Congrats on being selected as part of the new DT. I look forward to seeing your creations.

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  36. What a fun layout for your fun pictures. Thank you for sharing.

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  37. What a fun layout! I love all the details!

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  38. Congrats on making the team, Cheryl!! How exciting!! Have fun!!

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  39. Lovely! The details are fabulous!

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  40. This is so fun - great layout!

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  41. Nice take on the sketch! congrats on the DT. I have enjoyed prowling yor layouts but now it's time to hop on...

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  42. You have said it all Fabulous Darling.
    Debbie
    http://craftywizard.blogspot.com

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  43. love your layout, great title work.

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  44. I love your title and the color combo! :)

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  45. Hi Cheryl
    Your layout look so lovely, great color combo.

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  46. Great take on the sketch! Congrats on joining the DT, I look forward to seeing more of your work.

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  47. Great Job!!!!
    scrappyroom.blogspot.com

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  48. Yaaaaaaay!!! You know i love your work :) brill layout!! Congrats :)
    xoxox

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  49. super cute layout, thanks for sharing and congrats on the DT. Thanks, Dallas

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  50. congrats on making the design team!!

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  51. fantastic lo. have a great day!

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  52. Love those doodled clouds, what a great layout!

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  53. I love your layout. I have become a follower and will stop back by as soon as I get a chance to check out some of your other wonderful projects.

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  54. Awesome layout, love the papers you mixed!

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  55. Love you take on the Sketch!
    ~Kim

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  56. The little clouds are so darling! Great details!! Nice photos too.

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  57. Congrats on making the DT! Great lo!

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  58. i love your titles.... very appropriate.. so fun

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  59. Love the fun, funky, random feel of your page!

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  60. Beautiful layout. I love the pics centered and the paper. Cheers, Mary

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  61. Love your layout, it's so playful and fun. So happy to be part of the team.

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  62. oh such a great layout, love your style!

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  63. Great layout! I love the details. Nice to meet you on this blog hop. Gina G

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  64. Wow so many visitors. Hope they come again x

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  65. I love your layout! Congrats on joining a DT, how very exciting! :)

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  66. Love the layout - it's great ... the title is just what it says - FABULOUS! Very enjoyable to look at!

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  67. Very pretty! love the yellow script title. Thanks for sharing!
    ~Suzy
    suzyq28024@gmail.com

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  68. This is a great layout - dare I say it is Fabulous? Congrats on being a DT member! Looking forward to more projects by you!

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  69. Love the papers you used on this LO!

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  70. What a super whimsical layout. I love it!
    -Cher

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  71. Such a fun layout. Thanks for sharing.

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  72. Congrats on making the team!! Look forward to seeing more of your work! Stacy hw
    http://scrapwithstacy.blogspot.com

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  73. Congrats on making the DT. Love the layout, especially the jute with hanging stars.

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  74. Fab job!!! And my congratulations on making the DT

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