Monday, July 31, 2017

AUGUST challenge.



Welcome to another month at Archiscraps. Have you told your scrapping friends about us? Why not challenge each other to join in this month.

Our picture is from Italy.

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Yes you guessed it, this month's theme is SPIRALS
Make any paper based craft entry to qualify.
This can be card, layout, tag, OTP item etc. So long as it has a spiral somewhere.

Our sponsor is Scrapbooking Delights.
Follow the link to see all her wonderful items for sale.

Thank you Sandra Henderson Staples for doing so.
Scrapbooking Delights

Our winner for July was Judy W.

Now here's what the ladies have for you this month.
Welcome to another new DT member, MITZI LUTTRULL


                                                                 TRISH

                                                                         LIZ

                                                                      BUFFY

                                                                          MITZI ( a 2 page idea!)





                                                                           JULENE

                                                                           LESLIE
 
BRENDA
 
 
MARY
 
 

Saturday, July 1, 2017

July challenge





The July Challenge is based around this picture.


We want you to use either gesso or texture paste to create a stucco effect (think rough sides of buildings.) It doesn't have to be on the whole card or layout, a featured area will do.
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I've also used "chip it" to create a colour palette. THIS IS OPTIONAL.
Our sponsor this month will be me.
I was given a selection of Darkroom Door items so you will get a gift pack from that.
                                                                
                                                                 


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Now here's the design team's ideas.

                                                                              LIZ

                                                                       MARY

                                                                        BUFFY

                                                                            LESLIE


                                                                             TRISH
                                                              
                                                                        BRENDA
                                                                            
 
MITZI
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OUR WINNER FOR JUNE is Plodscrap. Can you please get in touch?

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

JUNE challenge

Our challenge for June is to have something hanging or a moveable part.
This could be a charm, flowers a pull tab etc.

How would you like to live in this house?
In my case, no thanks.

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We'd love to see your interpretation so link it up on the right.

We are sponsored this month by

Our joint winners for last month were Kylie gW and Karen.
Please contact me to arrange prizes.

Now here's the design team's brilliant examples.
                                                         MARY


                                                                LIZZY
                                                        
                                                                  LIZ
                                                         
 
BRENDA
 
LESLIE
 

 
 
 
TRISH
 

Sunday, April 30, 2017

MAY CHALLENGE

Firstly, happy mother's day to all the mothers out there.
Our winner for April is Judy W.
A special runner up mention to Karen B.

The May challenge is to USE PLEATING

It could be paper, washi tape, ribbon or even use a cake patty pan.
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Our SPONSOR for MAY is Scrappers Garden with their beautiful flowers.

Here's what the design team has done

LIZZY
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TRISH
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LIZ
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(crepe paper folds in the background)

BRENDA
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Pleating under the word dream.

JULENE


MARY

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Friday, March 31, 2017

April Challenge

Our APRIL CHALLENGE is to use sewing.

It can be machine or hand sewing.


Yes, it is a real building!

Our winner for March was Judy Willey. could you please get in touch?

We have a sponsor for APRIL

 
Thank you Merrilyn for sponsoring us. You can find the shop here.
Welcome to our guest designer 
"My name is Sherri Caramico, I live in New Jersey. I have been married to my high school sweetheart for 34 years, and am the mother of 2 adult sons, and 2 young Portuguese Water Dogs. All of them are my favorite subjects! We love to travel and Disney Cruising and Disney Parks are our favorite way to vacation.  I started scrapping late in my children's lives, ( about 12 years ago,) and I know I will never get "caught up." I'm okay with that, as I like to scrap what I "feel like" scrapping, and love lots of layers, textures and "stuff" on my pages.  Scrapbooking has helped me to meet so many people that I now call my true friends. I love going on weekend scrapbook retreats with my scrappy friends, and creating and laughing together late into the night! I enjoy sharing my work, and hope I inspire others to think outside the box and encourage them just try a new technique or product. I believe there is no right or wrong, no good or bad in scrapbooking - everyone has their own personal "art" inside them." Don't be afraid to find yours!"

 
 


Here's her blog post for April http://shercara.blogspot.com/2017/03/guest-designer-for-april-for.html

We would like to thank Jan Agnew who has left our DT.
 We have replaced her with Brenda Caldow.
 
Now on to the design team's ideas for you.
TRISH
 
LIZZY
 
JULENE
 
LIZ

 
BRENDA (Our new team member)
 
 
MARY

LESLIE