Saturday, February 26, 2011

Some ~Beautiful~ News

Hi there!
It's been again some time ago since I posted but believe me I'm busy with creating and I can't wait to share with all of you!
Have you been awaiting eagerly for the newest Webster's Pages collections? Well, there is some really beautiful news...Our beautiful new lines are starting to ship March 14th...YAY...oh, if you know how gorgeous they are in person...perfect products to keepsake your beautiful memories!
Please, feel free to share these beautiful images on your blog or to attach them on your signature. Simply right click on the image and save it...and there you go....
Did you notice I mentioned the word "beautiful" a few times but there is no other way to describe all these beautiful products :-)!!!

I wanted to share with you about my newest toy....
I got a present from my dear hubby....an awesome present that I've been dreaming about for the last six months :-) Yep, you see the photos already....It's an iMac computer. That I wanted it so much wasn't a secret for anybody, but I wish you could see my face when I got this big, no HUGE box .... my iMac, 27"... I didn't know it would be so BIG! 
Well, I played the whole afternoon today and I must admit one thing....iMac was created for me...lol! Love it! 
Thank you, Ar...Love you even more !

Wishing you wonderfull weekend!
...and till next week :-)
Hugs,

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Fantastic News!!! My Creative Scrapbook is having a GDT Call!!!

OK, Just because so many of you have asked so many times…

My Creative Scrapbook is happy to announce:

“Our First Ever Public Guest Design Team Call”

The call is open from February 16, 2011 through March 16, 2011.

We will announce the new Guest Design Team on our blog and in our forum on April 5, 2011.
We are looking to fill spots for Guest Design Team positions but hint, hint, we have chosen our permanent DT members from our past Guest DT members.
Within these positions we are looking for skills in creating layouts, mini albums, cards, altered items and sketches.
We would like to have 2 Guest designers per month and we are hoping to find enough fantastic designers to create with us for 6 months. So that means that we need 12 Guest Designers total. Once we have made our choices then we will assign each Guest Designer their month.
We want you…”if”…you are a creative, energetic, and ambitious and want to have fun creating with us.

Our Expectations of Guest Designers:
- Open communication skill.
- Consistent style and range and ability to design and showcase our kit supplies.
- Teamwork, cooperation and the ability to meet deadlines.
- Ability to create layouts, cards and altered projects on a more experienced skill level.
- Ability to teach techniques with written instructions and/or step by step photos or video.
- Photography skills to produce clear and accurate photos of your projects.

Guest Design Team Requirements:
- Active participation in our forum including the message board and galleries. (This is a must for all.)
- 3 Layouts and 1 card/altered item per kit per month.
- Step by step picture or video tutorial to share with our members in our forum on a rotating basis using a kit.
- Head up challenges for our members in our forum on a rotating basis.
- Give a tip each month from a project you created using our kit.
- Note: We ask that you “not” Design/Guest Design for another kit club while with My Creative Scrapbook but MFG teams and Online Sketch sites…etc. are fine.

What’s in it for you?
- Each month you will receive a kit packed with the latest and greatest products to create with.
- We will post your projects in our Main DT Gallery.
- We will submit your DT projects to the Manufacturers for appreciation and exposure.
- We have a drama free environment and have lots of fun.
- You will be working with a great group of friendly and talented designers that work together to inspire and uplift one another.

Please submit:
- 3 Layouts and 1 card/altered project that bests represents your style. Files should be 500 pixels.
(Please share any specialties, such as mini albums, sketches…etc.)
- Your Name
- Email address
- Address
- Phone Number
- Link to your Online Gallery
- Link to your Blog
- List of Past and Present Design Teams (list all requirements for the present teams you are on).
- We would like to know a little about you and why you would like to join us here at My Creative Scrapbook.

You need to register in the forum while the call is going on if you’re not already a member. Please make your presence known in the forum in the Introduction Thread. We would like to get to know you and allow you to get to know us.
Site Link: http://www.mycreativescrapbook.com/

Please send all submissions to: mycreativescrapbook@yahoo.com
International designers are welcome to apply. 



Hugs,

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Dreamy boy ~Webster`s Pages~

Hi there!
Today I`m sharing another layout I made using beautiful Webster`s Pages products.
As a background I used Lullaby Lane`s Leaps & Bounds pattern paper. Then I played with one of the Nature`s Storybook`s pattern papers.....
On the photo is an old photo of my son Alexander.....
I hand cut the three out of the Wishes Come True pattern paper (Nature`s Storybook Collection)...

Wishing you a wonderful and creative week!
Hugs,

Monday, February 14, 2011

Happy Valentine`s Day!

Hi there!
Happy Valentine`s Day everybody!  Hope you all have a romantic and a very spoiled day ;-)!
Today I`m sharing a layout created for Webster`s Pages which I MADE with LOVE :-)

I used white cardstock to make my background and I mixed three colors Glimmer mist. The striped stamping is from a packaging...
I used the cute Lullaby diecut paper from the "Lullaby Lane Collection" to make the two hearts. I simply used a heart shape to ctreate this and then I did some hand-stitching....
Here are a few close-ups.....
The letters were cut out from "Life`s Portrait" Collection. The little crown is a chippie from Dusty Attic...
The cute lady bugs were cut out from Webster`s Pages "A Sweet Life" Collection... 
The bird on the branch was first stamped on the cardstock. The bird itself was stamped once again on a piece of pattern paper and then cut out of it....
Well, I hope you enjoyed my romantic page!
Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving love...I appreciate all your support!
Hugs,

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Webster`s Pages

Hi there!
Hope everybody`s doing fine and looking forward to the weekend :-)
Today I`m sharing a page created with the pretty Webster`s Pages papers and embellishments.
I mixed three lines to make this layout ---->  Life`s PortraitWanderFall, and Postcards from Paris.
The bird-cage was cut out from Webster`s Pages Life`s Portrait line...
The pretty sheer ribbon is from the Fall trim Card of WanderFall line....
TIP: I did the lacing by using Martha Stewart edge punch!
The dress shape was cut out from the pattern paper and I used Glossy accent to give dimension. For the centers of the Bloomers I used the pretty Webster`s  Sparklers.
Have a great day/evening!
Hugs,

Sunday, February 6, 2011

My Creative Scrapbook ~Limited Edition Kit~

Hi there!
It`s after midnight here in the Netherlands and I finally have time for another blog post.
....and it`s all about the February Limited Edition kit at My Creative Scrapbook.
I was so excited to see Graphic 45 Collection "Once Upon a Springtime" in the kit. It grabbed my attention the moment I saw it for the first time on the net and I knew that paper is made for me ;-))))...I love cutting out the pattern paper and this paper is all I wanted....
I want to mention that I had a very~very~very short time this month for my DT work and I managed with both kits to make 8 layouts in total....
Here is the first one.....This recent photo of my daughter Leanne was perfect for what I wanted to create with this "window".
I used Tim Holtz` Distressing Ink for the background....
To make this "Frame" I simply used one of the many plastic templates I have for ages and I never use ;-)....Recently I took them out of the cupboard and I have BIG plans for them  ;-)))....
My second layout.... Well, I admit I did a LOT of cutting here but I just couldn`t use the whole paper I had to cut it to pieces. On the photos you see my daughter Leanne again....
About the fishing net...I always collect all the nets that come with fruit, vegetables, etc. This fishing net is from oranges...lol. My mom used to tell me I`m crazy to collect nets from food (among the other stuff) but when she saw the result she began collecting them herself  ;-))))
My third page from the Limited Edition Kit ...
I cut the photo into two parts in order to fit the frames....
Originally the alphas were dark brown and I used Gesso to paint them in white and when they were dry I inked them....
And my last page.... it`s a very easy and quick one. On the photo: me & hubby....
The hanger you see is again from my "junk" collections...OK, don`t laugh but I always keep the hangers when I buy socks for my kids. I have all sizes of hangers.... this one was fitting perfectly the size of my frame....
I hope you enjoyed my last creations....
I think I`ll call it a night and get some sleep now...before I know the kids will be awake and another busy day will begin :-)
Hugs,

Saturday, February 5, 2011

My Creative Scrapbook ~Main Kit~

Hi there!
Yep, it`s 5th of the month and it`s a Reveal day at MyCreativeScrapbook. Today I`m posting my 4 layouts I created with the February Main Kit featuring Echo Park`s "Be Mine". This is the first time I`m working with Echo Park pattern papers and I must say I love them.
My first page was fun to make. I played mainly with the rub-ons...I placed them all over the page. The usual hand-stitching , glimmer mist and distressing......
I colored the rub-ons and the crystals with a Copic Marker....
I used bubblewrap to stamp on my background....
My second page .....Love that photo of Leanne opening her B-day present and looking so happily towards the camera....
My third page....again photos of my daughter singing so enthusiastically....oh, she is just like me ;-))) I love singing and playing the piano and I think she has ears for music,too :-)
All the music notes you see were hand-stitched by me....and I enjoyed it so much :-)
...and two close-ups......
I put some pieces of the rub-ons together and then I colored them in with a Copic Marker.
My last page from the kit....
Hope you enjoyed my post. I still have to share my Limited Edition work so stay tuned :-) I hope I`ll find some time to post the rest tonight.
Have a great weekend and......
Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog! I appreciate it so much!
Hugs,