Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Finishing up December at Sketches4All with some more Nikki Sivils inspiration

Hey Everyone!!!

We are finishing up the month of December by creating with the Gingerbread Land Collection from Nikki Sivils our sponsor for November & December!Each day until the 29th we will be sharing a DT project with you!!Hope you can stop by Sketches4All once in awhile this next 1.5 weeks and enjoy some more Gingerbread Land projects!!

Here is the tag that I made with this super cute line and I'll share with you some pics of an accordian album I made with the same line. 

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to each of you!!  Hope to see you over at Sketches4All!!

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Sketch Challenge with Nikki Sivils as the sponsor over at Sketches4All...

Hey there everyone, have you heard about our challenge at Sketches4All with Nikki Sivils as the sponsor?  You have a chance to win the Gingerbread Land Collection and it's super adorable, I have had soooo much fun playing with it.   So come on over and join us on this Challenge and many more.

Here's my take on the pagemaps sketch with Nikki Sivils "Gingerbread Land", click on it to go to sketches4all to see the actual sketch and to post your take on the sketch for the chance to win. Hope to see you all there, all layouts are due by December 9th at midnight CST.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

About a boy Challenge at Sketches4All

Hey everyone, I just posted a new challenge over at Sketches4All.  It's all about a boy!!  Below is my example and you can enter until December 18th, hope you all will take the time to go give it a try, follow the link for more details.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Welcome to the Sketches4all St. Jude Children's Christmas Card Blog Hop sponsored by Nikki Sivils! (also known as the Sketches4all Gingerbread Land Blog Hop)

Nikki Sivils has generously sponsored this event by giving The Gingerbread Land Collection to our Design Team who have created cards that we will be donating to the children who are receiving treatment for various cancers at St. Jude Children's Cancer Research Hospital.  We are are so happy to be able to try to add some Christmas joy and smiles to these children at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital!  Here are the cards I created,  one for a boy and one for a girl....

We would love to encourage you to join us in making and sending a Holiday Card to a child at St. Judes. If you would like to do this here is the address to send them to: 

St. Jude Children Research Hospital
595 N. Parkway Memphis TN. 38105
Attn: Vilma Carnahan

To learn more about SJCCH here is the link: http://www.stjude.org/

Please come along on our blog hop and enjoy the Design Teams inspiration of the cards we will be donating to SJCCH!!
Please leave a comment on each Design Team member's blog. If you do, your name will be entered in the drawing for the Nikki Sivils - You're A Hoot 12 x12 paper kit!! This is such an awesome prize!!!!

Here is the list of blogs on the Blog Hop in order. If you started at Fia's Blog and have been going in order than your next stop should be Jennifer's blog. If not, you might want to go back to Fia's Blog to make sure you hit them all.  Remember to be entered to win the You're A Hoot paper from Nikki Sivils you have to leave a comment on every design team members blog.

Start with Fia:







Rebecca:                                       <<<<<<< you are here now


This Blog Hop starts today Saturday, November 12th and ends on Tuesday, November 15th.
I will offer a RAK to one random participant, you get your name enter once for leaving a comment here, another if you come back and tell me you've commented on everyones blogs and if you're not already a member at sketches4all, I'll give you two additional entries if you become a new member and come let me know.  I know I know it's a lot of work but you can get one entry just for commenting below.  Good Luck to you all and hope to see you participate.   You will need to check back here on Wednesday November 16th to see if you're a winner.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Blog Hop coming this weekend Nov 12th to the 15th with an awesome sponsor.......

We are so excited about our upcoming Blog Hop.
Please come and join us for our Blog Hop sponsored by Nikkis Sivils!
She is donating a 12x12 You're a Hoot paper kit!!
The DT will be creating with the Gingerbread Land by Nikki Sivils collection and creating cards for the      St. Jude. Childrens Cancer Research Hospital!
The dates are: Novemebr 12th to the 15th!
Hope you can join us!! 
Just click on the green gingerbread blinkie in the upper right corner of my blog and it'll take you to sketches4all where you can get all the info you'll need to join in on the fun....
Thank you so much Nikki for sponsoring the DT team and for the giveaways!!

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Sketchy Thursdays 9.29 and a few other projects and pics......

Here's this weeks Sketch from Sketchy Thursdays above and my take below. 

Thanks for stopping by.
Hope to see you over at Sketches4All we have a fun Fall event coming up this month.  Below are a couple projects I've finished for some of the current challenges at Sketches4All.

and now a couple pictures of a couple cuties that we got to hang out with this weekend.

Monday, September 12, 2011

My challenge with a RAK is up at the End of the Summer sketch a thon......

Ok everyone so the sketch of my choice is a pagemaps sketch, I'm going to post my take on the sketch below but you have to follow the link to Sketches4All to see the wonderful pagemaps sketch that inspired me.  Come on it'll just take a minute to check it out and hey give it a try you might just take home Queen of the Crop!!

So follow the link by clicking on my layout and come on over join us for some good fun, good friends and great prizes. We hope to see you there!!

Sunday, September 11, 2011

End of the Summer Contest!! Sketch-a-thon

Hey everyone, we're having an End of the Summer Sketch A Thon over at Sketches4All.  It should be a lot of fun, runs from Sept 8th until Sept 25th so come on over and show us what you got.  Hope to see you there.  There will be one 1st place winner "Queen of the Crop"  followed by a 2nd and 3rd place, also some of the design team are offering raks for completing their sketches.   Some of the prizes are:
 1st prize will beFALL goodies from bella boulevard!
2nd prize is a 10 dollar certificate.
3rd prize is an embellishment Kit!(MME ribbon, BasicGrey Fall stickers, Treehouse chipbaord, Handmade flowers from Etsy shop, and Mod podge glue!)

Good luck to you all!!

Monday, August 22, 2011

Back to School and I get to stay on for another term as a member of the Design Team at Sketches4All

Well, it's that time of year again for us here on the West Coast, back to school.  My daughter was super excited and ready to go this morning for her first day of 8th grade.  I am so lucky and glade that she looks forward to going to school, I'm super proud of her.  Here's a couple pics of my 8th grader!!

I'm excited to say that Fia over at Sketches4All has allowed me to stay on the design team for another term and boy do we have some exiting stuff coming up in September.  If you haven't been over to the site and checked it out, I highly recommend it.  Right now there are several challenges being offered by the design team in the groups area, I currently have a challenge for a e-gift card going on until August 28th. Here's a link to sketches4all come on over and check out my challenge it's a sketch challenge (one of Sarah's sketches).
Hope to see everyone there, if you do come over, stop by my page and say hi. 

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Checking in, a few pics, and an Exciting Event coming up.....

my handsome little nephew Shane.

his beautiful little sister (about 6wks) Brynn

My brother and sister in law with their little pink bundle of joy, Mr. Shane decided he didn't want to be in family photos at the moment.  lol.  I don't have any of my other niece saved to the computer, they're all on my phone and facebook but I will share her pics at a later time.  Thanks for looking.  Hope you all have had a wonderful summer. 

Now that schools back in, are you ready for some crafty inspiration to get your mojo working again?  Well check out the upcoming contest over at Sketches4all, there will be a lot of sketches to inspire you, raks, fun, friendly people and a grand prize winner.  So follow the link provided and check it out see if it's something you're interested in.  Hope to see you all there.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Sketchy Thursdays: August GDT Challenge

The above sketch is for Sketchy Thursdays GDT Challenge. Also include:  a summer topic, the colors red, orange, and/or yellow, and a journaling spot.

You still have time, you should click on the link and go give it a shot.

Here's my take below of my nephew in June at the discovery center playing in the dino dig.  TFL.

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Random Winner, baby showers and more......

Sorry it took me so long to update, it's been a hectic couple of weeks.  The end of DD's softball season, make up games, tournament, parties and then we had company from out of town staying at our house and two baby showers.  Whew...but we had fun at all things, I'll share a couple photos and reveal the my comment winner too.

And the winner so delicately drawn from the little pink dixie cup by my dd is.........................

Michelle H. said...
Very pretty and love the hearts!
May 12, 2011 11:00 AM
Congrats Michelle, PM me your address over at sketches4all and I'll get something out to you in the mail.  Thank you everyone for participating in the Blog Hop, hope to see you around sketches4all!!

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Spring is in the Air Blog Hop

**Spring is in the Air**
May 11th - 18th

Hi there and welcome to my blog, I'm super excited to be participating in this hop as a member of the DT at sketches4all!!  This should be your 6th stop on the journey through the Spring is in the Air Blog Hop from sketches4all.  If not you should hop on over to Stacy's blog where all the fun begins.  If you arrived here after visiting Doris then you're in the right place and lets get down to business.  
We have a bunch of springtime inspiration and activities planned for you beginning with the blog hop where there will be a total of 12 stops, along the way you will be looking for 5 key words(items) to use on your layout which is inspired by the sketch below. Remember, DO NOT list the words any where along the way, email them to Fia at scrapmiep2@hotmail.com for a chance to win a $10.00 gift certificate to ScrappyJo store. You can just email the 5 words to Fia for a chance for the gift certificate or you can complete a layout inspired by this sketch including all the items but don't list them ;0)  for a chance to win..........
The Sketch

Here's my example of the sketch:
don't you just love the BLING in the hearts?  :0) 
This AWESOME grand prize

which contains a few things to get you ready for the summer including:

1 Pink Paislee Hometown Summer Collage Paper Pack of 24 dbl sided cardstock papers
1 Maya Road Sheer Scroll Frame Album
1 pkg of Prima Marketing E Line Flowers in Yellow
1 pkg of Doodlebug Design (2 yards) of yellow rick-rack in Bumblebee yellow
3 homemade crocheted yellow flowers
red/white bakers twine - approx 2-3 yards
1 pkg S.E.I Designer Brads - Mimosa
1 pkg of Studio G i-chear stamps
1 sm roll of lime green polka dot ribbon
1 pkg Pink Paislee Hometown Summer Punchouts (20 pieces)
1 pkg Pink Paislee Hometown Summer Rubber Charms (6 pieces)
1 pkg Prima Marketing Arco Iris Flowers

Post your finished layout is this thread over at sketches4all so it can be found easily.

Now, I hope all that got your creative juices flowing and full of springtime joy, there will be lots more challenges and inspiration along the way, remember you're half way there and check out the challenges from myself and the other members of the DT at sketches4all now you better be on your way, you have some more hopping to do before you get to creating so go visit Kim and see how she can inspire you.

Just in case you lose your way here's a list of your stops, have fun.

Rebecca <-<-<- me you're here now
Kim <-<-<- your next stop
Fia and finish it up back at Fia's blog

Oh, and did I mention I will send out a RAK to one lucky person who is/becomes a follower of my blog and leaves a comment.  Thanks happy crafting and good luck.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Big Giveaway at Khristen's Craft Room and a blog hop coming up On Sketches4All!!

Big GIVEAWAY over at Khristen's Craft Room!!  click on one of the easy links I've added for you!!!   Hurry, she's giving it all away when she hits 100 followers and last time I was by there she was at 81.  Check it out!!

Also, don't forget about the blog hop coming up May 11th thru May 18th at sketches 4 all! There will be some great challenges and inspiration.  Hope to see you there. 

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Big News and a couple projects.....

So far this week has been so AWESOME!!!   First thing is we had our home inspection and our house is officially licensed for Foster Care, now just to finish my classes and we can start making a difference in our community.
 Then I get notice that I was one of 4 ladies selected for the Design Team over at Sketches4All!!!  I'm so excited, this is my first time on a design team and I hope I can do a good job.
Well, even while I've been on cloud 9 I've managed to get a couple things done, the following two projects were for Challenges at Sketches4All, you should follow the link and come on over and check it out, there's a lot of amazing inspiration and I think I'm hearing rumor of a blog hop coming up, stay tuned for more information.......
Thanks for looking and I hope to see you over at Sketches4All.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Favorite Paper and Technique Challenge at Sketches4All, Happy Easter and a few pics from our Easter celebration!

Over at Sketches4All they have monthly challenges put on by the DT. This LO was inspired by a challenge for using your favorite paper, technique and for framing  a photo.  You still have time to put in your entry it's going until April 30th.   TFL.  Hope you all are having a wonderful Easter wherever you may be.  Below are a few pics from our celebration. 

Monday, April 11, 2011

A few more April projects to share

Here's a few more projects inspired by Sketches4All!!