Saturday, March 30, 2013


i was so happy to see some people pop up and answer!

i guess the best way to see of there is any REAL interest is to see if i get any responses to a call, right??

So here we go...

design team call.

this is to be a journaling based challenge blog with prompts for journaling inspiration... telling your story is of the utmost importance in scrapbooking (I hope). pretty product rocks, but long term, the story is what is going to matter!!

-two layouts or project life page(s) (or other projects that fit the subject) a month using ANY product. the team will be split in two and "present" every other week.
-ideas!!! i do not have the monopoly on ideas!! i would love some input!
-6 month term with a possibility for an extension to 12 months.
-posting on the facebook page. posting challenges to your own facebook page.
-having a blog, and posting weekly.

-a short paragraph of why you think this is a good idea. ha!
-link to online galleries.
-link to your blog
-resume (of you have one) of previous teams. (or list previous teams)
-2-3 layouts where you used journaling.
-a sense of humor. :)

submit by April 25th. new team will be announced on the 1st of May. Launch May 15th.

GO! Tell your friends! And come back to check us out! :)

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

what if...

...we started doing challenges again? What do you think?
anyone still out there?

what if there were prizes again?

...just thinking "out load"!

the story still matters...
doesn't it?

Friday, April 1, 2011

Wait for it...

I guess you could say we like to build suspense around here! EEK!

Hang in there!

We are planning on PRIZES, ANNOUNCEMENTS, and so much more!

Be back soon with the details!!

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Author's Choice

Um. Crystal. You totally rocked the sketch challenge!!! Love this!!!!

Thanks for sharing with us!!!

Monday, March 21, 2011

Scraplift Yourself...

Every layout you create doesn't have to be unique and amazing.....sometimes I create a layout using a technique or design that I just love..
So I scraplift myself.
I created this Tadpoles layout (March kit) using the same squares I used in my Handsome and One layouts.
So be yourself sometimes.....

Friday, March 18, 2011

How about some tags?

Tags are a GREAT way to use up your scraps from your kits and get some use out of those dusty punches.

For the two outside punches, I gathered some scraps, punches, spray inks and paint (daubers work the best.)

Once I have punched the shape(butterfly) from the paper, I use the negative space as a stencil like so...

Just place the stencil where you want it and dab or brush the paint on. After it had dried, I layered the punched shape over top and stapled it to the tag. Then you can see the painted color through the punched shape. (You can get a closer look if you click on the first picture)

For the Smile tag, I just cut out some of the petals from the BasicGrey paper (March kit), layered them up and added a brad to the flower center.

So use up those leftovers and make some tags then when you need a gift tag in a pinch, you're ready to go!

Thanks for stopping by!
Have a great weekend!

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Happy St. Patrick's Day!!

The TSM crew wishes you a Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Here is some St. Patty's Day craft inspiration...

I love this felt clover...

Aren't you jealous of that bow?? I am!!!

Have a great day!