Saturday, October 30, 2010

Roundup Time!

It's the end of another month so it's roundup time over at Flamingo Scraps. What does that mean you ask? Well this is when the Guest Design Team (which I'm a part of) show their creations using products from the Flamingo Scraps store.
If you haven't checked out the store you better do that too. The girls have the coolest things!
So off you go and check out what my fabulous friends have made right here!

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

2 Senoritas

One of the challenges during the crop at Scrap Attack Scrapbooking was to make a monochromatic layout.
I like the way mine turned out. It's my daughter and I in the Dominican.

Cardstock - Bazzill
PP - MME & Scenic Route
Punches - MS & EK Success
Journal spot - MME
Felt - Jenni Bowlin
Buttons & Machine stitching

A little card

I made this card during the SAS crop for the cure. I love the swiss dot embossing folder!

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Soccer star in the Making

I wanted to share this layout about my grandnephew Ryan and his first year of playing soccer. His favourite part was being the goalie. I think it had something to do with the big gloves! LOL!
I made this during Scrap Attack Scrapbooking's Crop for the Cure.

PP - Pink Paislee
Paint - MM
Journal Spot - Maya Road and Scenic Route
Tags - Sassafras & Oct. Afternoon
Chipboard - K&Co.
Floss - DMC
Ink - Colorbox
Unk brad & felt

Friday, October 22, 2010

Off to Camp!

Not me but my grandnephew Ryan went to Kindergarten Camp this summer in preparation for the start of school this Fall.

The Twisted Sketch worked perfectly for my photos. Yes the sketch is up! It's sketch #072. Go check it out right here and see what the "twist" is this week. It's one of my favourite things! I hope you will play along.

Here is my layout.

PP - Best Creations Inc.
Chipboard & Buttons - Fancy Pants
Stickers - unk
Emb. floss - DMC
Ribbon - Bo Bunny & Fancy Pants
Journal Spot - JilliBean

Thursday, October 21, 2010

A Cool Combo!

Imaginisce and Silhouette have gotten together to do a blog swap. Fun right?
Check out this link to see how you could win some cool prizes.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Creative Scrappers & Scrap Attack Scrapbooking

Scrap Attack Scrapbooking is having an online crop this weekend and the Pre-Crop challenge was to create a layout using Sketch #125 over at Creative Scrappers.
Here is my take on it.

PP & Chipboard - Cosmo Cricket
Gem stickers - MM
Die cuts - Scenic Route & MM
Felt - Chatterbox
Cardstock strip - Bazzill
uniball signo pen

Make sure you head over to Creative Scrappers to see the sketch and come on over to SAS to join in on the Pink Crop!

Thursday, October 7, 2010

New Twisted Sketch

The new Twisted Sketch has been revealed. It's sketch #070 and Anam has come up with another great sketch and "twist". Go ahead and check it out and play along.
Here is my take on the sketch.

Cardstock - Bazzill
Ribbon - SavvynSassy
Flowers - Prima & Maya Road
Buttons - Autumn Leaves
Pin & Jewels - Prima
Journal Card - Maya Road
Rub-ons - Jenni Bowlin

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Flamingo Scraps is turning 2!

 Flamingo Scraps

Flamingo Scraps is one of my new favourite places! Susan and Suzanne are just the greatest. Check out their post below to see what awesome things are going on for their 2nd anniversary.

Clear your calendars! October is Flamingo Scraps Anniversary month - we are celebrating all month long and you are invited to join us!

Here's what's happening......

* At the store: A month long sale at Flamingo Scraps on selected items with discounts ranging from 10-70% off. Additionally, we are offering a $5 maximum shipping charge on all orders place between October 1st and 31st. We still offer Free Shipping on orders over $70*
* On Facebook: Every Monday, check the Flamingo Scraps Facebook page for Scavenger Hunts. Just follow the clues and post your answer for a chance to win prizes.
* Also on Facebook: We are still trying to get to the 500th Friend on Facebook! If we reach that goal by October 31st, we will randomly draw from our friends for a $25 gift certificate. You can help by suggesting our Facebook page to your paper crafting friends and asking them to "Like" us
* On our blog: Every Wednesday we will be asking some questions and receiving your comments. We will randomly draw from the commenters and award prizes. Detailed information on this below.
* Read our Newsletters: The 10th reader of every newsletter or postcard that we send out in October will receive Free Shipping on their next Flamingo Scraps order placed on or before December 31, 2010.
* On Halloween: Stay tuned for a special Halloween Treat from Flamingo Scraps! Look for more information on the October 27th Newsletter.

Follow that blog! Yes, you definitely want to be a Flamingo Scraps blog follower because we will be giving away some fabulous prizes for our anniversary! Every Wednesday in October will be a Prize blog. We will ask a question, you reply with a comment (by the deadline) and you are entered - it's that simple! What are the prizes you ask? Well.... we have a boatload of them! So many in fact that we will give away two or three every Wednesday! Pssst! a little Flamingo told me that one of the prizes is a Teresa Collins Stamp Machine!!!

Flamingo Scraps would not be possible without the extraordinary support of family and friends, especially our FABULOUS Design Team members, most especially Amanda (who cannot be thanked enough here!) who manages the Blog and Guest Design Team and has contributed so much in terms of ideas and the success of the business's social networking system. We are so blessed to be able to do something we love so much. It is hard work, even overwhelming at times, but then we remember how much fun we are having and everyone who has supported us over the last two years -- ESPECIALLY our incredible customers. Flamingo Scraps just wants to say THANK YOU!

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Heart to Heart Card Drive

Please join Cammie in this wonderful card drive to honour the caregivers of those patients that have been afflicted with Alzheimers Disease.
I'm sure that on this World Card Making Day that you could make a card for this wonderful project.
Please check out this post on Cammie's blog to see the whole story and some rules if you would like a chance at some awesome prizes!

Here is the card that I will be sending to the Artman Home.