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Showing posts from March, 2010

SBC logo on tote and Tee

Here is a very quick photo of the tote and t-shirt with the scrapbookingclasses group logo and motto!!! They look fabulous!! What do you all think?? (Sorry, it's late and I was hurried and didn't layout the t-shirt)

Cruise Donations Encouraged

Hello everyone! After three years of sharing freely, I'm finally going to ask for something. My ScrapbookingClasses yahoo group of about 1000 members will have their very first group outing next month. It is a cruise at the end of April and I'm accepting donations.

All donations will be listed with links back to the vendors/stores. Everything is welcome.

Please  note that this vendor list will go to my group, which is normally has a zero tolerance for solicitation so no advertising has ever been allowed to this group. This will be a very unique and noticed list. The list will also appear on this blog, the group co-owners blog, my website/facebook/myspace and twitter! Now that's some advertising! Plus, I'll share it with my other groups.

I am not limiting the donations to scrapbooking items as these gals are also women AND shoppers! This is your chance to share your unique items with us. If you would like to donate/advertise with this group please contact me.

Thank you!!


What to do with busy pattern paper

Tonights layout focused on using color and patterns. I've noticed several people posting to the group that patterns and mixing colors intimidates them. Here is the final product, without a title yet. I took the approach of
1. Find a pattern - for this layout I used a busy teal pattern cardstock
2. Find a complimentary solid color - I used a rich, textured brown
3. Contrast or compliment step # 2 - I used a soft, feminine pink (pink looks great with brown and teal!)
4. Add a pattern paper that pulls your colors together - I used a brown pattern paper with blue/teal, pink and beige flowers.
5. Embellish using colors on your layout

2 - 12 x 12 teal pattern cardstock
Border - tear strips from paper and then layer as shown:
1 torn 4" strip from brown
1 torn 3" strip from pink
1 torn 2" strip from brown/blue/pink pattern paper

Photo matte
1 - 5x7 pink pattern paper
1 - 6.75 x 4.75 teal or blue solid
1 - 6.5 x 4.5 solid (I used black but you can use any dark color t…