Friday, April 5, 2013

C'est Magnifique Bits & Pieces Giveaway and More...

Hi There!!!
I trust your day is going good.
Today I want to share some news.
It is giveaway time over at
Look at these awesome goodies!!!!
Its really easy to enter....
just head over to their blog and 
check it out!
Google Reader Ending!!!!!
If you are like me I always read the
Google Reader.
I always find good stuff about my favorite blogs.
Like, blog hops, giveaways, challenge winners and more!
As of July 1, 2013 It will be gone.
I have seen a couple of other alternatives but, have yet to try them
They are:

*Social Media Today
 If any of you know about more sites please feel free to
leave me a comment.

Well that's it for now.
Thanks for stopping by
Enjoy your day and weekend.

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Sketches 4 All April Guest Designer

Hello everyone!
Today I want to share exciting news!!!
I am happy to announce that I am
  Guest Designer for the month of April for

I am so excited and honored
to be working with an awesome 
design team on a fantastic site.
If you have not noticed I am participating in the site
Blog Hop.
Which is currently going on until
April 7th.
Scroll down and you will find the post.
Join in the fun and win fantastic prizes.  

Currently I have a
GDT Challenge in full swing.
{"Spring Is Blooming."}
For this challenge you must use these embellishments:
*bird cage    

Here is the sketch:

 Here is my example take:

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Little Alayah wondering
"What Is This."

Journal Spot:

The winner selected randomly will receive a 
$10 Gift Card
Michaels or JoAnn's.
A big thanks goes out to Fia, Site Administrator for this
fantastic opportunity. 
I am so proud and honored.

That's it for today. More news to come.
Thanks for stopping by and 
enjoy your day.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Blog Craft Project~Altered Hanger

Hi There!!!!
Welcome to all the new followers. 
Thanks for join my blog.
Today I want to share my
craft project~Altered Hanger.
Once I saw the tutorial at
I just had to create it.
The idea was to alter something that 
is a household item.

I followed Shona's

Here is the finished project:

I really enjoyed using all the accents to load it up.
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I decided to use it as my blog header
as you can tell above.

Instead of a regular size hanger 
I used a children's clothes hanger.
 Step 1:
Choose your item, mine is a hanger.
 Well I hope you enjoyed my altered project and 
be sure to click on the link for the tutorial
and have fun!!!!
Thanks for stopping by and
enjoy your day.

Monday, April 1, 2013

Red Carpet Studio-"The Secret Garden"& Sketches 4 All Stacy's Card Challenges

Hello again.
Rachelle here with another project.
I want to share my paper craft project card for the challenge on

Here is RCS Challenge



Sketches 4 All-Stacy's Card Challenge
"All White Card" 

Here is my take:

I will be submitting this card for:

I trust you were inspired today.
Thanks for stopping by.
There is more to come.
So stop back by.

Scrap It Girl April Challenge~Arrows or Angels

Happy April to you all.
I trust everyone enjoyed
Easter/Resurrection Day.
 This month’s challenge is another easy one.. you decide what you want to add to your project.. do you like arrows or do you like angels? 
 Get creative, get crazy, and get busy.. we can’t wait to see what you create~  Remember you can enter twice and it can be any kind of project
 as long as it is new, home-made, and links to the actual post.
  Please add our challenge to your list too.

 Here is the winning prize:

Designer Hostess of the month is Dawn she is providing this month’s prize.
As part of the design team 
this was my inspiration layout:

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Here I created spiral paper flowers. They are easy peasy.

I found the tutorial on Pinteret.
I placed it on my
"Scrapbook Techniques."

I love this paper flower tutorial!=)
Courtesy of Craft-Obessed 

I trust you found this project inspiring.
There is more to come.
Thanks for stopping by and
enjoy your day.

Sketches4All Spring Blog Hop & Scrap-A-Thon~#9

Hello everyone!

Welcome to the 
Sketches4All Spring Blog Hop and Scrap-A-Thon!

Rachelle here and I am so excited and honored to be 
Guest Designing for
during this 
month of April.
I am so happy to be working this 
wonderful design team this month.
Now it's time for fun.

 The Sketches4all Spring Blog Hop and Scrap-A-Thon
 starts today Monday, April 1, 2013 and ends on Sunday, April 7, 2013. 
 The Sketches4all Spring Blog Hop and Scrap-A-Thon 
starts today Monday, April 1, 2013 and ends on Sunday, April 7, 2013.  
You should have arrived here from Lisa's blog. 
If not, you should start HERE and visit all the blogs on the hop, 
comment along the way and then head over to Sketches4All and
 join in on as many of the Scrap-a-Thon challenges as you can.
Winners will be announced on 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013. You will have until April 17, 2013 to claim your prize.
 After that you will forfeit your prize.

There will be inspiration, challenges and PRIZES!!
 Our Grand winner will be crowned Queen of The Hop
 and will win this fabulous prize:
( 24 pack of Spectrum Noir Markers in Pastel, 
Ultra Smooth Premium White Card stock for Alcohol Markers - 20 Sheets, 
a Spectrum Noir36 Pen Zipper Bag and a Mulberry Wood –Gone Fishing stamp set.)

Sketches4All is also giving away a 
$25.00 {US} gift certificate to the 2nd Place winner!
 Each design team member will offer a challenge 
with a prize for the Scrap-a-Thon in the Forum of Sketches4all.
My challenge is:
To use the Distressing/Inking Technique.
 I would love to see you join in and be in the running to
 win a 
$10 Michaels Gift Card.
 You can find all the details HERE
Sketches4All Blog Hop #9

Just create a card/layout
Distressing/Inking Technique.
Let's distress and ink those page edges.
It's all about Distressing!

This is my fav tool for distressing

For inking I just use my ink pads like this one

Here is the finished project
I created to inspire you to participate!
Birthday Gift Set

More Views:

In addition, I used a new technique I found on Pinterest
 to create flowers.
It's called "Spiral flowers"
{Not required} 

 Here is the prize that I am offering one 
randomly selected winner of my Scrap-A-Thon Challenge:
$10 Gift Card
Michaels Gift Cards 
You will need to be sure and visit all the blogs on the hop 
and comment along the way and then
 head over to Sketches4all and join in on as many of the 
Scrap-a-Thon challenges as you can.
You are entered to win prizes based on how many challenges you complete.
Please help us welcome our newest 
Design Team member's Brenda and Libby.
 I just know they will be bringing so much 
creativity and inspiration to our site!
If you came from Lisa's blog, 
then you are in the right place on the hop.
 If not, you might want to start at the beginning, Becky 's blog.
To help guide you along the way, here is the   
Design Team lineup for our blog hop:
Stacy ...Next
Now that you have finished here it's time to hop on to Stacy's blog next.
Be sure to leave a comment and if you are not a follower.
 I would love to have you join my blog and start following me!!!  

Happy Hopping and have FUN!!!!