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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

LTSCB #27 Winners & DT Favorites!

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Hi everyone and welcome back to the Love To Scrap! Challenge Blog! Another huge thanks to everyone who played with us in our "Anything Goes!" challenge! We had some pretty awesome entries! 

So let's get to it! :)

The WINNERS are...

You won a $10 gift certificate from SweetStamps!
 

You won a $10 gift certificate from Stitchy Bear's Digi Outlet!
lets get flowery

Winners, please leave a comment on this post AND contact me using the Contact Form on the right sidebar within the next week to claim your  prize.


And the DT FAVORITES are...
(as chosen by yours truly this time)





FTHS Precious Gift

CONGRATS TO OUR WINNERS AND DT FAVORITES! 
AWESOME JOB, LADIES! :D
You have all created absolutely beautiful projects that are well deserving of Winner and DT Favorite honors! Your projects will be showcased in our Facebook photos!

Be sure to grab your badges (above, on the Badges tab) to display on your blogs!


Don't forget our LTSCB #28 - Scraplift This! is going on right now! Grab your paper, scissors and embellishments, and come play with us! And remember, we want to see some stamping (rubber/clear or digi) on your projects! :)

Big hugs,
Leslie & the DT

Monday, April 21, 2014

LTSCB #28 - Scraplift This!

Hi everyone and welcome back to the Love To Scrap! Challenge Blog! Thanks to everyone who played with us in our "Anything Goes!" challenge that just ended! We absolutely loved seeing all your amazing creations! Be sure to check back tomorrow for our Winners and Leslie's DT Favorites (Top 5)!

Want to guest design for Love To Scrap! Challenge Blog? We'd love for you to be in our Guest Designer Spotlight! See the tab above for all the details. Just add GDT after your name when you link up and you'll be entered into 'the pool' from which two lucky crafters will be picked to guest design for us each month (that's two challenges). Remember, with the newest InLinkz updates, you'll need to change the link name to your name when linking up so that your name appears under the thumbnail rather than the name of your project link, then add GDT after your name.

Our theme this time is...
Scraplift This!

We challenge you to scraplift (or, uh, steal) 3 or more elements from Cathy's layout and use them on your project! ;) Please state in your blog post the elements you lifted!
And you can use any rubber/clear or digital stamp you want!
[That means we need to see some STAMPING on your project!]


Our wonderful sponsors for this challenge are:

Prize: $10 gift certificate
Fred, She Said

Prize: 2 images of choice to winner
Dr. Digi's House of Stamps

How awesome is that?! We are so grateful for these sponsorships!


Now, feast your eyes on these fabulous DT inspiration projects from the talented designers in our Guest Designer Spotlight and from our design team! They've been busy creating, just for you...

In the April
Guest Designer Spotlight...

using Wistful Emma Bride
(Fred, She Said)
Scraplifted circles, bling, punched scalloped strip, and colors blue and green

using Weekend Wanda
(Dr. Digi's House of Stamps)
Scraplifted colors, bling and scalloped strips


And the DT...

using Martini Bianca
(Dr. Digi's House of Stamps)
Scraplifted fancy border, some of the colors, large circle and number 3 (3 orange roses, 3 peach roses, 3 gold gumdrops and 3 layers of fancy border)

using Real Love Burd
(Fred, She Said)
Scraplifted color scheme, rick rack, punched edge, paper flowers, love theme and dragonfly (substituted butterflies)

using Gnome Sweet Gnome
(Dr. Digi's House of Stamps)
Scraplifted circle, border and flowers
using Perfect Sunday
(Dr Digi's House of Stamps)
Scraplifted flourish, striped background, big bug (substituted butterfly for dragonfly), lace border and 3-flower bouquet

using Doodle Blossoms
(Fred, She Said)
Scraplifted single photo, scalloped border, circle, flowers, gem flourish

Dunderton Decorators Ltd
(Dr. Digi's House of Stamps)
Scraplifted striped background, circle, 3 tools (substituted for flowers), some of the colors and brads (substituted for bling)

using Old Truck
(Fred, She Said)
Scraplifted circle, striped DP, bling swirl and decorative die cut lace border

using Old Truck
(Fred, She Said)
Scraplifted colors, bling and border punches


Please take a moment or three to leave some love on our designers' blogs to let them know you like what you see! It would totally make their day! ;)

This challenge will run for two weeks, ending May 4th at 6:00 PM EST. Grab your papers, scissors and embellishments, and get creative! As always, we need to see some STAMPING (rubber/clear or digi) on your projects! Don't forget to add GDT after your name when you link up if you want to guest design for us for a month! 

And please remember to take a peek at our challenge rules! ;)

Hugs,

Leslie & the DT


Monday, April 7, 2014

LTSCB #27 - Anything Goes!

Hi everyone and welcome back to the Love To Scrap! Challenge Blog! We've had a week off and we're back this morning to start a new challenge... one of those awful kind (wink-wink) that we know you're gonna hate! But first, we'd like to say good-bye and bid a fond farewell to our teammie, Connie, who creates some of the most amazing layouts we've ever seen! We thank you, Connie, for your service to our design team since we started in March of last year. We'll miss you and we wish you the very best in your DT endeavors! Big hugs from all of us!

And we'd like to thank our March guest designers, Jennifer and Debi! I think you'll agree that they did an awesome job! Thank you, ladies!

Want to guest design for Love To Scrap! Challenge Blog? We'd love for you to be in our Guest Designer Spotlight! See the tab above for all the details! Just add GDT after your name when you link up and you'll be entered into 'the pool' from which two lucky crafters will be picked to guest design for us each month (that's two challenges)!

Our theme this time is...
Anything Goes!

We challenge you to create ANY kind of project with ANY kind of theme... as long as it's decent! ;)
And you can use any rubber/clear or digital stamp you want!
[That means we want to see stamping on your project!]


Our wonderful sponsors for this challenge are

Prize: $10 gift certificate
8/15/13 Winner at SweetStamps!

and

Prize: $10 gift certificate

How awesome is that?! We are so grateful for these sponsorships!


Now, feast your eyes on these fabulous DT inspiration projects from our talented designers in our Guest Designer Spotlight and from our design team! They've been busy creating, just for you...

In the April
Guest Designer Spotlight...

using Treasure Life
(Close To My Heart)

using Pony Girl 2
(Barbara Jensen with Stitchy Bear's Digi Outlet)


And our DT...

using Bowl and Pitcher
(SweetStamps)

using Dragon Fly Lily
(Craftygirl Creations with Stitchy Bear's Digi Outlet)

using Painted Garden Paper Pack 1
(Panda Bear Designs with Stitchy Bear's Digi Outlet)

using Emu
(Barbara Jensen with Stitchy Bear's Digi Outlet)

using Bowl and Pitcher, and Have a Beautiful Day
(SweetStamps)

using In Her Easter Bonnet and Have a Beautiful Day
(SweetStamps)

using Puppy
(Craftygirl Creations with Stitchy Bear's Digi Outlet)


Please take a moment or three to leave some love on our designers' blogs to let them know you like what you see! It would totally make their day! ;)

This challenge will run for two weeks, ending April 20th at 6:00 PM EST. Grab your papers, scissors and embellishments, and get creative! As always, we want to see stamping (rubber/clear or digi) on your projects! Don't forget to add GDT after your name when you link up if you want to guest design for us for a month! 

And please remember to take a peek at our challenge rules! ;)

Hugs,
Leslie & the DT


Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Welcome Karen!

Hi everyone! I'm happy to introduce to you our newest DT member - Karen! She is an amazing paper artist and we are so happy she has joined our team! She will begin creating with us in LTSCB #27 that goes live next Monday morning! Karen's blog is Dreaming and Creating - please go check it out and leave her some love!

Without further ado, here she is...


Hi, Karen McAlpine here, to tell you a little bit about myself.  I have a long crafty history and have been crafting since the age of four.  Over the years, I have enjoyed many crafts including: decoupage, embroidery, sewing, quilting, crocheting, and card making.  I have been making cards for about 15 years. I started out making cards on the computer with a greeting cards software package.  About 8 years ago, I moved on to hand made cards.  I really love the creative scope that comes from stamping.  I feel that each stamp is a little work of art in its own right.  Of course I like to put my own signature style on my projects.  My projects will almost always include lots of layers, a mix of pattern and texture, and fibers of some kind.  Creating my own backgrounds with paint, ink, a Gelli Plate, or stencils has become one of my favorite techniques.  I am not only a card maker, but also a card sender.  I get those cards out in the mail to cheer, encourage, uplift, and spread a little love.  Happy card making!


Welcome aboard, Karen! Again, we're so stoked you've joined our team and we look forward to lots of fun creating together!

Big hugs,
Leslie & the DT

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

LTSCB #26 Winners & DT Favorites!

Hi everyone and welcome back to the Love To Scrap! Challenge Blog! Another huge thanks to everyone who played with us in our "Buttons & Bows!" challenge! We had some amazing entries!

So let's get to it! :)

The WINNERS are...

#8 Helen
You won a $10 gift certificate from Stitchy Bear's Digi Outlet!


#12 Laura Le
You won a Friendly Folk stamp set from Fresh Squeezed Stamps!
Mothers Day Mixed Media Card

Winners, please contact me using the Contact Form on the right sidebar within the next week to claim your  prize, and be sure to put
"Challenge #26 Winner" in your message!


And the DT FAVORITES are...
CONGRATS TO OUR WINNERS AND DT FAVORITES! 
AWESOME JOB, LADIES! :D
You have all created absolutely beautiful projects that are well deserving of Winner and DT Favorite honors! Your projects will be showcased in our Facebook photos!

Be sure to grab your badges (above, on the Badges tab) to display on your blogs!


Don't forget that this is one of the few months in the year that we have five Mondays, so we have a week off between challenges. Be sure to check back with us next Monday, April 7th, for our next challenge... it'll be a fun one and we have two amazing guest designers lined up for our April Guest Designer Spotlight! See you then! :)

Big hugs,
Leslie & the DT