Thursday, April 10, 2014

Welcome to our April 2014 Challenge!

Hi Everyone
Welcome to our new Challenge & Blog Hop.
Thank you so much to everyone who entered our last challenge. 
(Please note: This challenge & Blog Hop is only open to Australian residents - sorry we do not ship Internationally.)
The Challenge:
Inspiration :

Challenge : Create a project using the photo as your inspiration.
The project can be a card, a scrapbook layout or off the page project......it's totally up to you!
Stamp:
NO Digital stamps please
The Prize :
One randomly chosen winner will win a $30 Scrapbook Boutique Store Credit.
Challenge Rules:  Your entry MUST
*be newly created following the current challenge guidelines
*link back to Scrapbook Boutique Blog
*not be entered in to more than three challenge sites
*you must be an Australian resident with an Australian delivery address
You may enter as many times as you like. But, in the interest of fairness, we will remove any entries that do not follow our simple guidelines and/or those entries shall not be eligible for prizes.
Thanks for understanding and playing along!
We look forward to seeing your creations.
Challenge Closes : Midnight, Wednesday 30th April 2014
How to Enter : Upload your entry to your blog, click on your Blog's title, copy the URL, and add it to by clicking on the InLinkz button below
 OR
 
  • If you don't have a blog you can still enter our challenge & play along by uploading your entry photo to a photo hosting site like Flickr & linking the URL of that hosted photo into InLinkz below.
  • Tell your readers that you've created your project for the Scrapbook Boutique Challenge and link it back to this post 
  •  Leave us a comment


The Blog Hop:
We also have a Blog Hop happening so be sure to visit all of our talented design Gals'  blogs to see their wonderful creations & leave them a comment. 
Comment Prize:


Play along, you could win this great stamp set.
(Hop closes Monday 17th April 
2014). To be eligible to enter the Blog Hop prize draw you must leave a comment on all six of our Designer Gal's Blogs & then come back & leave a final comment on Scrapbook Boutique's blog where we will choose a randomly drawn winner for this lovely Teresa Collins 'Daily Stories' stamp set.


Blog Hop starts HERE:
SCRAPBOOK BOUTIQUE (you are here) 

IMPORTANT : Please be sure to link your entry correctly, by clicking on the URL of your challenge entry post (not your whole blog ) & paste the link into the InLinkz Link Up below.
Please leave a comment after linking.
Good Luck!


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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

March Challenge Winner!

Thank you to everyone who entered our last challenge, we had lots of great entries.

The Winner is

Congratulations!
Please email us at the email address below, to claim your $30 store credit. 

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March Blog Hop Winner!

The winner of this great Penny Black 'Nature's Wishes' Stamp Set from our March blog hop is ... Dido
Dido said...
The teams projects are all beautiful, with so much inspiration.
A great challenge photograph once again, and thanks for the chance to win this fabulous stamp set. Di

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Friday, April 4, 2014

'Coffee Addict' Layout by Narelle

Hi Everyone
Our Dt Gal Narelle has created a lovely Layout to share today.
I hope you enjoy it.





Tutorial:
1.  Using the largest flag die fromt the MFT fishtail die set (or hand cutting 5cm wide fishtail dies), cut 1 x orange, 2 x blue, 2 x green and 2x yellow pennants from the spotty simply basics paper kit.  
2.  Using the next thickest die from the set, cut 2 striped pennants from the 6x6 paper.
3.  Mat your photo on yellow paper with a thin border.
3.  Ink the edges of all the flags and  paper.
4.  Split the green, orange and blue flags in half and adhere the straight ends 4cm from the top with the greens 6.5cm from the left and right edges, then the blues 8.5cm from the left and right edges and the orange in the centre.
5.  Adhere the fishtail ends  exactly the same distances from the left and right edges, with the green points of the tails 6.5cm from the base, the blue points of the tails, 5cm from the base and the orange points of the tails 4cm from the base of the layout.
6.  Add the yellow flags horizontally, covering the gap, with the points of the flag 1cm from the left and right edges of the layout.  Adhere the striped pennants inside the yellow pennants.
7.  Adhere the photo in the middle.
8.  embellish the layout with ephemera, chipboard stickers and alphabet stickers.

Materials:




Thursday, April 3, 2014

'Happy Birthday - Let's Celebrate' Card by Angela

Hi Everyone
Our DT Gal Angela has created a great card to share today. 
I Hope you get to find some crafting time too!



Tutorial:
Trim white cardstock 29cm x 10cm and fold in half
Find centre of the front and mark lightly with a pencil
Ink MFT triangle with Hero Arts neon blue ink, making sure to stamp centre
Re ink and turn stamp so points are nearly touching.
Re ink and turn stamp again so bases are together and repeat to create pattern
Clean and re ink stamp with Hero Arts Neon green ink and stamp so its just above blue lines
Repeat to fill in the gaps and create pattern as shown in picture.
Ink Happy Birthday sentiment with Versafine black onyx and stamp in centre
Re ink and stamp Let’s Celebrate sentiment directly underneath.

Materials:


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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

'Surprise' Layout by Linda

Hi Everyone, 
Our DT Gal Linda has created a great layout to share today. 
I hope it gets you feeling crafty too!




Tutorial:
1. Cut barcode strip off Daily Grind - Hello New Day paper and use as background.
2. Cut a 10.5cm wide piece of Daily Grind – Rise and Shine paper and adhere to the right side of base.
3. Mount photos on a coordinating piece of card/paper from your stash and adhere beside the Rise and Shine piece.
4. Scallop punch a strip from Daily Grind – Daily Flair and adhere to the left of the photos.
5. Plan out your journalling and write it in the speech bubbles on the Rise and Shine paper.
6. Cut an 11cm x 3.5cm piece from one of the many journalling cards in the kit and adhere it beside the photo strip for your title.
7. Choose your alphabet stickers and create your title and embellish with timber words/buttons and items from the Daily Grind Ephemera Pack.
8. Further accent your page with stickers from the kit and ephemera pieces and sequins or brads from your stash.

Materials:

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