Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Out of the envelope challenge w/ Ange

There's a new challenge up today over at Memorable Seasons forum
 I had 3 of these really fun envelopes in my kit, but I just didn't want to use them the way they were intended to be used. (I guess I'm a bit of a rebel) 

So I took this navy w/ white polka-dots envelope and cut down each side and across the bottom and then cut the closing flap apart from the back piece, laid it out under my photo and there you go. Pretty and fun!

Here's a closeup of it:

So my challenge to you is:
Take an embellishment and use it in a way that it was not originally intended to be used.

Here are the rules:
*Create a new layout or two cards for this challenge.
*Upload your creation to the gallery & link back this thread by the deadline of September 22.
Come join us for a bit of fun!

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Quick and Easy Sunburst

Charity Here!
I'm challenging paper crafters to add a sunburst to layouts or cards. If you are a little rusty on sunburst mechanics I've got a quick tutorial that will help out.
Step 1:
Fold a 6x6 sheet of paper in half diagonally
Step 2:
Fold it in half again
Step 3:
Unfold the paper so the four triangles are visible.
Draw arrows pointing to the right side of the triangles.
Step 4:
Cut out the triangles on the fold lines.
Trace them onto scrap pieces of patterned paper.
You will need two of each triangle to make a half page sunburst.
Step 5:
When cutting out the right side of each of the triangles leave an extra 1/4 inch of paper. This flap will go under the piece next to it when you adhere them to your background.
Tip #1
A bit of trim or stitching will cover any awkward adges left by imperfect cutting.
Tip #2
It is VERY difficult to get the points to match. Placing a die-cut, journaling card, or photo over the center of the sunburst takes care of this potential problem.
Check my blog Scrappin' Chaos for a list of supplies.
Scrap On!

Monday, September 1, 2014

New Kits!

Hi, Charity here.
My newest kit is jam packed with October Afternoon's
Public Library
 Original Kit
 Extras Purchased
This line is SOOOO much fun and perfect for back-to-chool photos. I received my kit just a few days ago and already I have FOUR projects finished!!!

~ Peacock ~
~ Disappearing Act ~

~ To Keep You Safe ~

~ Tall Tale ~
Check my blog Scrappin' Chaos for a list of supplies.
Drop by the FORUM and join us in some of our challenges this month!
We'd love to meet you!!!
Scrap On!

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Members Challenge Us Crop

Come join us for the Members Challenge Us Crop August 24-31. There will be games and challenges. Whether you have prepared a challenge or just want to play along, we would love if you joined the fun. All the information about the crop can be found here.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Theme Challenge: Pets

Today I am offering a themed challenge on the forum.
(Check that out here.)
Make a layout or two cards with a pet or animal theme.
~ Un Beso ~
Our ferret Chester loved to kiss and cuddle.
He didn't hold still for long, but was sweet while it lasted.
My favorite part about this page is how well the papers from my kit matched the sweater.
Check my blog Scrappin' Chaos for a list of supplies.
Scrap On!

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Progressive Challenge

Have you been playing along on our progressive challenge? Each week we get a new step in the challenge and everyone seems to be having lots of fun.

In the first week, Charity challenged us to add texture to a piece of patterned paper using a stencil and any other technique.

Next, Ange challenged us to mat at least one photo and  fussy cut something from patterned paper.

Then, Britt started us on embellishments, she challenges us to choose embellishments in sets of 3, plus alter an embellishment.

For the final step, I challenged everyone to add a sticker or label, adhere everything down, and  add some dots.

If you have't been playing along, you can still join us for the final step which is due next Tuesday. Otherwise, our next Progressive challenge will start Wednesday August 6.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Title Challenge

There's a new challenge up on the Memorable Seasons Forum today!
This time it's all about the title of the layout.
My daughter chose the title for this page and did very well.
This time I want you to let someone else title your layout.
Will you accept the challenge?
~ doggy bed ~
Check my blog Scrappin Chaos for a list of supplies.
Scrap On!