Thursday, September 29, 2011

Paper Secrets 20 plus Digital and Giveaway

Good morning
here's my layout I did for the challenge over at PaperSecrets.  Each week we are given an assignment for a layout. I really don't care if I win the contest, it's just helping me to do more layouts that I should have done a long time ago (or some new ones in this case). If you participate and follow the guidelines you advance to the next week. We started with 27 and 10 moved on again last week, these ladies are serious about their scrapping.  I will keep updating you as I go along. Who knows, I might not be able to participate one week and then I am out, but until then, I am scrapping my butt off, (they used a different word, but my blog is family friendly...hehehe
Here is the sketch:
but of course I rotated it:
And this is what I came up with:
Do you ever make a layout and just know this
is one of the best ones you've made?  
Well I have to say this is my favorite by far so far
The roses are from Penny Duncan's creations.
I've been seeing all these fabric flowers and thought
I'd give it a try.  I made it really shabby chic and
just love the outcome.  I even backed it with some lacy tulle. 
Since I hate my own handwriting but wanted to journal 
I added a journal tag and hid it behind the ribbon border
I created another tag from chipboard and used rubons
as my title...and added another rose
I had to use 5 out of the 10 things on the list
Red highlighted ones are what I used:
raw chipboard (leave raw , paint, ink, etc....your choice)
punch or diecuts

hand or machine stitching
3+ buttons

Now, I also went digital and tried to "recreate" this layout in a way
So it's far from identical, but I am very pleased with it.
I still haven't touched on ALL the items you can 
choose from, but what I've seen, I've been amazed
I think I'm going to like digital...I even have some
cool plans for what I am creating.
SO, now the fun part...
Do you want to try Digital Scrapbooking?  If so, I am going to give away 1 subscription to this software.
so there are a few rules though
1.  You need to go to MyMemories and check out their fun layouts and 
digital paper packs and then go here and COMMENT which one you liked the best.  
DOING this will get you 1 entry.  Now for extra chances you can:
2.  Go to their Blog and become a follower
3.  Like them on Facebook
4.  Follow on Twitter
Now you do NOT have to do all of these things, but the more you do and comment telling me you've done each thing separately, the better the chances are for you to win it. 4 chances per person...
BUT if you post my giveaway on your blog, fb, twitter or any place you can think of and you go here and comment telling me what you did, I will give you that MANY more entries, so it is completely up to you on how many chances you want.  

I will be announcing the winner OCTOBER 2nd during my Lasting Memories challenge because I have the cutest layout ready for that day using...of course, the MyMemories Suite.

Now, if you DO not want to try to win the software and want it NOW I am giving you a the ability to save $20 if you wanna purchase it NOW here  and enter this coupon code: STMMMS28873


  1. Hi, Brenda!!! You did a beautiful job on both of these layouts!!! But..., you always do such a great job on all your projects!!!

    Thanks for coming by to check on me, still a bit slow getting around but I'm getting there... lol!!!

    Hugs, my friend!

  2. Oh you're so right....these are BEAUTIFUL layouts!!!!


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