Monday, June 1, 2009

Happy 1st Birthday !!!

NEW CALL: Just Calls & Crops

Just Calls and Crops is 1 year old today !
Thank you to all who use Just Calls and Crops for advertising,
and thank you to all of the scrappers out there who use Just Calls and Crops
to find out what's going on in the world of scrapbooking !
Just Calls and Crops remains committed to free advertising
and news of all things scrapbooking !

To win, simply leave a comment about JC&C below.
I would love to hear your feedback...
I will draw the winner on Friday 5 June. Good luck !

Finally, a big thank you for your understanding whilst Caden has been ill.
He is very much on the road to full recovery now.
Just Calls and Crops is back.......

NEW CALL: Forever Always 6th Birthday Celebrations

Welcome to FA's 6th Birthday Month long Extravaganza Competition !
The rules are easy...scrap, chat, and scrap some more !
And for doing just that, you could win some great prizes !

The major prizes - Two vouchers of $25 to spend at FA !

The minor prizes - for winners of various random challenges and games during the competiton - are $5 FA Vouchers, RAKS and FA Stars !

The competition runs from tomorrow, the 1st June until midnight 30th June, so you have one whole month to scrap and chat yourself silly !

To enter: Simply add your name to the Registration thread and your current post count.

You can enter at any time.

The winners will be determined by
*a public vote on selected challenges
*a random draw from all challenge entries.
*and who has progressed the furthest in their post count during the competition.
All posts must be legitimate posts and not spam.

Check out the 6th Birthday Extravaganza thread in the forum.

NEW CALL: Scrapability Sketches - New Site & DT Call

Scrapability sketches is a new sketch website being launched officially in July, but the first sketch goes up 1st June. We all have a scrapability that we lose sometimes so this site is for those of you who are looking to get your scrapability back !

During the month of June, we are looking for 2 creative team members to join us and also 2 creative guest designers to officially start in July.

CT-this team terms will last from July – Dec 2009

GCT will last the month you are chosen for.

There is no remuneration as such but CT will get products to use in their sketches from time to use in their sketches.

GCT will get thank you gift.

Please email with the title of CT or GCT in the subject line, name address and email address,

1 recent layout, a link to your online gallery, or blogs, details of any current or past design teams you have served on or currently serving on, and a little something about yourself and why you are applying.

If you are new to scrapping please still apply as all levels of scrappers applications are welcomed for GCT positions only.

Applications close : 12th June by 5.00 pm.
Winners announced 16th and 17th June.
Forward all questions to
Thanks and look forward to your entries.

NEW CALL: 123 Challenge Update

Karlene has come up with a GORGEOUS new blinkie for us to put up on our blogs!

All the details are here

It's almost the end of the month and we NEED CRITERIA IDEAS!!! So please email yours to - we may use it! Make sure you pop in on Monday June 1st to see what the 123 Challenge will be!!!

And if you haven't checked it out already we have started preparing for the 123 Blog Party - which will be held on Monday June 15th - we've put our first Playlist and looking for YOUR favourite songs for Movie Soundtracks -

Keep your eyes peeled for more updates COMING VERY SOON!!!

NEW CALL: Journal It - Latest Challenge

Join us over at the Journal It challenge blog for this fortnights challenge!
The challenge is a bit strange when you first see it, but once you look into it, it is an amazing base for a layout!
If you complete a layout for the challenge, you could score yourself a guest creative team position in one of the upcoming challenges.
Check it out! :)

NEW CALL: June Monthly Challenges

All of your favourite websites and challenge blogs will have their June challenges up and running today (or in the next couple of days). Check them out here:

ARTastic Challenge Blog
Puzzle Sketches
Out of the Hat Scrapping
Scrapping Word Pictures
Inkurable Stampers
Song Bird Scraps

White with 1
Scrap the Boys
Scrap the Girls

One Little Aussie Word
Black Magic Sketches


Debbie said...

I love stopping by here to be updated on all the goings on in the scrap world... Thanks for updating so often. I am glad your son is okay...nothing worse than your kids being sick...keep up the great job...

Gina said...

Congrats on your JC&C 1st birthday!!
I love keeping up to date here! Glad to hear your DS is recovering :)

cate said...

glad to hear your son is on the mend! while I'm on a self-imposed scrapping hiatus, I still love to keep up with the scrapping world, and love doing it through just calls and crops... great job on making it one year!

Shawnsgirl315 said...

Congrats! I really enjoy being able to come to one site that is not overwhelming to get the info I need when I feel up for a challenge. Thanks for the great site. Glad your son is feeling better.

Anonymous said...

I find this site invaluable and really enjoy visiting for all the tips and info, thanks for all the hard work and dedication it would take in putting it together, Tiff :o)

Tracey said...

Just Calls & Crops is the perfect way to keep up with all the news. Fabulous work

Sandie said...

First up - Happy 1st Birthday.
I must admit I hadn't heard of you - but I have now bookmarked your site.

Well done and good luck for the coming year.

Luv Sandie

LisaW said...

Congrats on your 1st anniversary Michelle!! Thank you for all you do for keeping the scrapbooking community informed.

Marisa said...

Wow 1st Birthday...gosh that has gone by quickly! I just love coming here to see all the news of whats happening out there in the scrapping world :) So glad to hear that Caden is on the road to recovery...

Kayla Renee said...

Happy 1st birthday to Just Calls & Crops.
Your site is fabulous and I read it all the time.
Happy celebrations!

Anne P said...

CONGRATULATIONS on your 1st Birthday. Love your site it is how I got my DT positons ;)

Nat said...

happy birthday to you
happy birthday to you
happy birthday to the coolest place on the net for scrappy info
happy birthday to you
hip hip hooray!
sorry couldnt help but sing, this place does that to me, always happy to come by n see whats happnin in the scrappy world
keep it up
mwa mwa
Luv Nat xx

Sonia said...

Congrats and Happy Birthday to both [b]YOU[/b] and JCC, you are both Special!!!

Don't forget we have a birthday date to plan and organise!!!

Judith said...

Happy 1st birthday. I pop in every few days to see what's happening in the scrap world. Always find it very informative.

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday to you!!! LOL I've only recently found your blog but it is fast shaping up to be a must-check for me on my bloghops :) Thankyou for so kindly sharing all the news in the scrappin world with us!

Sue said...

Happy 1st Birthday JC & C! Thanks for such a great informative site. I love following you guys so I know whats going on in the scrapping world! May there be many more years to come! X

karennarelle said...

Hi, great site always something new happening easy to read and find info. Happy birthday, heres to many more!

Ceci said...

Congratulations and Happy Birthday! Terrific site, thanks for doing such a great job; glad to hear Caden is getting better. :)

TribeRingers said...

Happy first birthday and a job well done!

KerrynF said...

Happy Birthday Michelle!!
I think you do an amazing job, thank you for all of the hard work that you do to keep us up to date

Paula said...

Happy Birthday 'Just Calls & Crops'. Brilliant site Michelle, can't believe it's a year already. Here's to another fantastic year. x

Caroline B said...

Happy 1st JC&C. I hope it's the first of many more. Thanks for providing an awesome site!!


Cas said...

I'm glad to hear that your son is on the road to recovery :)

I didn't realise that this site had only been going for a year as I stop by here once a week and I'm impressed at how professional you've made it :)

Wendy Smith said...

I just love this really does keep me up to date with all the current challenges...and anyone who knows me knows I cant scrap without a challenge.


janine said...

Wahoo Happy 1st Birthday JC&C thanks for keeping us up to date on the scrapping front you have done a fantastic job Michelle well done sweets Janine xx

Natalie said...

Where did that 12 months go??
Happy Birthday!!!!

Renae D* said...

Happy, Happy Birthday JC&C...and happy birthday to you too Michelle.xx

mel said...

Woohoo - one already - love dropping by to see what's going one - hooray for you!!!


Cookie Aguilar said...

Happy birthday!!! thanks for making it so easy for us to know what challanges are up!!! this blog has been a great help for scrappers like me. More power!!!

Kat Hall said...

Happy 1st Birthday JC&'s to another wonderful year with you informing us of all of the wonderful happenings in the scrapbook world.