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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Mini-Album for a Friend's B-D


The journaling spots serve as pockets fro the gift cards and I left them blank so that she can add her toughs later ;-)




Here we all took a piece of stamped note paper and wrote my friend our wishes for her B-D and stocked them in the two pockets...



I did this mini-album as a gift to place some gift-cards for a friend B-D. I used the Triple Play Kit from CTMH and loved it. I took the pictures in her actual B-d, and we gave her the gift a day later...

Rocky Mountains' trip last year

Hi fellow scrappers,
I did his dLO (double layout) to remember our trip to Colorado last year. We took around 600 picks during that trip, no way I will scrapbook all of them. My favorites will end up in a 6x6 mini-album and I might do one more page with some enlarged photos.
I used papers and stikcers from two different CTMH kits

I got creative with the stickers and combined several brands (CTMH and Paper work)

and combined with some of a Paper Work kit embellishments

Friday, April 15, 2011

My Son's Third Year B-Day

I did this Lo of my son 3er year B-day for an hour  challenge from Club CK "using diagonal lines". I had too much fun doing it. I really enjoy participating in challenges because it makes me to try new and fun things/techniques.

My son's party was all about Mickey Mouse and the Club House. I used papers from a monthly kit from Paper Works and some die cuts from Keller's Creation (Tag and Mickey's Ears). I printed all pictures as a one 8X10 photo collage print from Walgreen.

We even did the goody bags following the same Mickey M. theme...

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

   QUICK QUOTES DESIGN TEAM CALL

Dear scrappers, this is a great opportunity to get known in the scrapbooking community,
I quote:
 """"If you love creating unique, quality projects with top-of-the-line products-our design team may be perfect for you!

 · Quick Quotes Scrapbook Company is looking for 7 additional design team members to showcase innovative creations using Quick Quotes products.

  · The term will last 6 months, beginning May 1, 2011 and ending October 31, 2011.

· Sharp photography skills are a must.  Photos should be taken with high resolution in clean, crisp backgrounds using excellent lighting.

 · You must have and regularly maintain a personal blog.

 

WHAT WE EXPECT:

  · Provide at least 4 projects per month. Projects can be layouts, cards, altered items or home d├ęcor, using primarily Quick Quotes product.

 · Abide by all deadlines given.

 · Promote Quick Quotes whenever possible, including posting in online galleries, forums and blogs.

 · Respond and interact with participants and followers of the Quick Quotes blog and Facebook page.

 · Enter your monthly projects in at least 2 online challenges. (We will provide suggestions at your request).

 
THE BENEFITS & PERKS:
 · You will receive a welcome package from us, including EVERY color of ink that we manufacture.

 · Ample Quick Quotes products to create with.

· Your name and bio listed on our Designers page.

· Access to an exclusive Design Team board to share and learn tips, tricks and techniques.

· Your blog will be listed on our main page!

 · Quick Quotes sponsorship of 1 contest or challenge of your choice during your term.

 · A specially designed badge/blinkie for your blog.

 · Scrappers status and bragging rights that you made a fabulous Design Team!

 

TO APPLY, PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING BY APRIL 23rd  to brynn@shopquickquotes.com :   

 · Full contact information, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail and personal blog address.

 · 4 examples of your BEST work using up to 10 photos. Projects need not be newly created or use only Quick Quotes product.

 · A short bio. Of yourself and why you’d like to be considered for this position.

· Previous/current commitments (such as other Design Teams, etc.) and experience.

· An e-mail link to this exact post on your blog showing the photos.  If you have previous posts highlighting Quick Quotes products, please provide those links as well.

The announcement of the 1st Quick Quotes Design Team will be made on Monday, April 25th!""""

I wish you all the best luck if you decide to apply ;)

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Some more best LOs

I forgot to include this best double LO that I did for our meetup group Sketch challenge:


I was not completely happy with the shipboard letter, so i modified them using the great chalks from Quit Quotes. The rest are bazzil papers for the BG and K-Company die cuts. Everything came up nicely together by chalking the edges with the same color (Mango Mai Tai PowderPuff Chalking Ink).

My Best Work so far...

Hi everybody,
This a late post today, and it has the main purpose of applying for a position, which I am dying to get.

It is difficult to choose only four projects to showcase in this application, but here is my best shot:
1. This was a third place contest winner for a Creating Keepsakes Convention:



It was some early work, done with supplies from a monthly club...

These are some keepsakes that I did for the first communion of a friend of mine daughter:



I used a sample provide from a fellow CTMH consultant, and modified to fit the theme. The stamps are not CTMH though... but they still look great ;-)

It this double LO for a Sketch Challenge contest that I host in out San Antonio Scrapbooking Meetup group:
I did the title with some stickers from K-Company and my cricut. The sketch was taken from the Image book by Jeanette R. Lynton and it is called Safe & Secure. I just loved it...
And finally, I bought a wall hanging kit from Keller creating at one of the CK Conventions and did a wall hanging for my son. For my Daughter, I just bought the supplies and created the kit myself based on the boys wall hanging and really loved the results. I used my cricut to cut some of the circles and the letters for the title:

Last Year Father's Day LO

Hi scrappers,

I did this LO with a CTMH kit )will post the name later) and gave it to my husband as a gift. He just loved it...

Monday, April 11, 2011

Welcome to my blog

I finally decided to start my own blog to share my passion for scrapbooking and paper crafting. I want to demonstrate that it is possible to have a family, a hobby/part-time job, and school at the same time. We just need to get organized and use any 15 minutes time-spots we got. During those 15 minutes you can either organize pictures, upload them to be printed, choose papers and supplies, and build kits for on-the go cropping...
Here are some of my latest projects:
The mini-book that I did for a cricut class that I am teaching.



This project was so quick and easy to do- everything was cut with the little bug ;-)

Every day I will be adding all my previous and new work. i hope you enjoy it and make suggestions please.

Please check up our meetup page at http://www.meetup.com/SAscrapbooking/
I am the organizer of this fun group in San Antonio, TX for meeting to crop together, teach fun classes, share the local scrapping news, learn new techniques, and share scrapping bargains.