Monday, April 28, 2014

Make Up Monday: April 28, 2014

Technique Tuesday: April 22, 2014:Letter S:

Today S is for string - any kind of string: embroidery floss, baker's twine, even yarn or twine.
In this challenge you must use the string to wrap an element on the page. You can wrap chipboard, wrap a frame, wrap an embellishment or even use some eyelets and wrap the whole page!

The team member that proposed this challenge could not upload her sample so I picked one for you.

Here is a sample:

What's New Wednesday: April 23, 2014: Letter T:

Today's challenge is "TEARING" by Beth Camp:

Toss Up Thursday: April 24, 2014: Letter "U:

Annie asks you to use those Under Used products and tools . You must use 2 or more on a project.

Focus Friday: April 25, 2014: Letter V:


Jan asked us to use vellum on our project.

Sketchy Saturday: April 26, 2014: Letter W:

Barb wants us to use WILD colors.

The Sketch:

Barb's page:

Sunday Inspiration: April 28, 2104: Letter X:

X is for XTRA clustered layers... and  Bev was inspired by this.
The inspiration sample is by cluster queen creations.. clustering is fabulous.

Inspiration Page:

Bev's page:

To complete these challenges, you may make ONE layout, TWO cards, FOUR artist trading cards, or ONE altered/paper project. Please post your completed project to the Cookin' Up Creations gallery and to the day's thread. For each completed challenge, you will earn one entry into the Dessert Tray drawing for April, and you have until May 5 to complete this month's challenges. (Note: you may enter each challenge more than once, but EACH entry must have the required challenge elements and must be different from your other entry).

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Make up Monday 04.21.14

Let's take a look at all the fun we are having with our abc challenges here at cookin' up!
This week we started off with some misting, masking and mixed media with Bev
On Wednesday Tamara shared with us her Nifty tags

Thursday Cheryl taught us the rules of Odd

Friday we learned about pocket pages with Larisa

Sherri shared this wonderful sketch for Sketchy Saturday and challenges us to make a layout quick!

Sunday brought us inspiration on Easter with this blingy photo and we were challenged to use rhinestones on your layout.
And here you have this wonderful week of challenges to create some pages to add to your albums!
Enjoy and stretch your imagination, step out of the box and create, create, create!!

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

LOTW 4/16/14

I chose this Layout by Melody Miller for layout of the week. I liked the colors in her layout and the great detail she added with the rope.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Make Up Monday 4/14/14

We had a wonderful week of challenges. It's been so much fun going through the ABC's of Scrapbooking.

Tuesday -4/08/14 - G is for Glitter
Cassy challenged us to glitter in some way on our projects.
Here is her sample

Wednesday - 4/09/14 - H is for Highlighting
Kimberly challenged us to Highlight some element of your project
Here is her sample

Thursday - 4/10/14 - I is for Iris Folding or Ink
Beth was so kind to offer a choice challenge. You could choose either Iris folding technique or you could Ink your projects.
Beth - Posted links to a tutorial for the iris folding.
Here is her sample

Friday - 4/11/14- J is for Journaling Cards
Annie challenged us to use Journaling cards in our projects. Not just for journaling but for layering, embellishing, to hold your title or how creative you would like to get.
She provided a link to some printables
Here is her samples - She also created a card for this challenge.
Card using a journaling card for the front.

Saturday - 4/12/14 - K is for Kraft
Jan challenged us to use Kraft cardstock for our background along with a wonderful sketch.
Here is her sample

Sunday - 4/13/14 - L is for Little
Barb P. challenged us to use little in all different ways. Whether it's in layouts, cards or embellishments.
Here are her samples - she created 2 little layouts for a autograph album.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

LOTW 4-9 - Melody

When I saw this layout in the gallery, I knew at once that it must be the layout of the week!  It is pink, adorable, I love the big arrows, and hey . . . who doesn't love babies???  Congrats Melody!

Monday, April 7, 2014

Make up Monday. April 7th

OMG it's April already.. and here goes the Make up Monday.... we are celebrating the ABC of scrapbooking.

Barb shared:
Tuesday Technique A is for ARTSY..... do something with paint or ink

Bev shared:
What's New Wednesday B is for BACKGROUNDS with lots of shapes.... put lots of layers in your background.... and the twist is to make them different shapes.

Tamara shared:
Thursday Toss Up C is for CLIPS....use any kind of clips, just make sure you use at least three or four.

Cheryl O shared:
Friday Focus D is for DISTRESSING.... use any kind of ink.

Larissa shared: Saturday Sketch
E is for EMBOSSING... use the sketch and any embossing folders, powders. liquid etc...
and her sample

Sherri shared:
Sunday Inspiration F is for FUN....use whatever from the photo as inspiration

and here is here sample

Amazing and creative week using our ABC's .. be sure to play along.