Sunday, October 10, 2010

Crops & Calls


Here is your opportunity to do a Challenge using more than one photo. If you love using multiple photos on your layouts, you can find inspiration at Multi-Photo Scrapbook Layouts Gallery Blog via the link

We are running a challenge using 3/6x4 photos inspired by this sketch designed by Valerie Salmon from Got Sketch? Blog.

You have until 17 October to submit your layout and then votes will be taken and the winner announced on 25 October. A great prize pack is on offer.

So get those photos and papers ready and give the Challenge a go – we are looking forward to seeing how each of you interpret the sketch and receiving your gorgeous layouts.

Visit and be inspired. Contribute and be appreciated.


Join us this month at The Scrappers Outlet for this months new challenges.

What will it be this month? For a real test try our mystery challenge you never know what it will be.
Come bake with us this month with a great layout recipe developed by our talented Design Team Member Sarah Lou
Join us every month for a little guilt free indulgence.
DT Member Robin Wade has chosen some great colours for the chocoholics challenge this month join us on the TSO forum for more details.
Got scrappers block, then this challenge is for you. Our monthly TSO sketch challenge will get those creative juices flowing.
Cynthia Berry has drawn up a sketch that will get your creativity in top gear this month.
Join DT Member Marcie Morgan in creating a fab LO from our $10 kit.

For all the right info and a chance to win prizes join us on the forum at


Scrapmatts is looking for some talented artists that can showcase our unique chipboard range. If you love chipboard and use it on layouts, cards, mixed media and off the page, then scrapmatts is just right for you.

If you would like to apply, email us at applications will close on 7th November, 2010.

Please include
A brief profile about yourself and why you would be an asset to scrapmatts. Include any design teams memberships and a link to your blog.
Submit 3 items that best represent your talents and skills, include a layout, card mixed media or Off the Page.
All entries must utilise chipboard, using ours is even better.

The term is for 6 months. You must have a personal blog and be able to promote our product on your blog.
Create 1-2 projects monthly, layout, card, mixed media or off the page.
Post and interact with other blog members on the Scrapmatts blog on a regular basis.

What you will receive. Monthly product to use on your monthly projects. A discount on any purchases you wish to make on


NEW CALL: Red Earth Scrapping - October Update

RED EARTH SCRAPPING has turned completely PINK for October in support of the Cancer Council's PINK RIBBON DAY.

There's loads of things happening on the site including:
- Raffles and lucky draws
- Create a pink avatar competition
- Pink scrapping challenges in our weekly challenges
- Pink themed October mini-kit
- Mistra's "Scrapilicious Class Kit" (10% of kit cost is being donated to the fundraising tally)
- Pink cyber morning tea
- Fun quiz
- Pink Ribbon Day products in the shop (all proceeds go DIRECTLY to the Cancer Council)

Here's our October Mini Kit -

At a tiny $11.95 for loads of great products, you will need to be quick as there are only limited stocks of this great little kit.

You can find all the details of our PINK activities, including our raffles and giveaways HERE.
It's a fabulous cause and I'm sure you will join us all at Red Earth Scrapping during October in support of Pink Ribbon Day.

Cheers & happy scrapping,
Helen Kinsela.

NEW CALL: Scrap With V DT Call

Scrap with V is looking for new Design Team Members to join our already talented team of designers for a 6 month term - 1 November through till April 2011
Design Team Benefits
A fantastic SWV kit for you to design with each month
20% off purchases in the shop (excludes already discounted items)
Free shipping on your orders

Your responsibilities as a Design Team Member:

Complete your monthly kit by the deadline together with instructions
Participate in the monthly SWV Challenges on the new blog
Advertise and participate in the monthly Cyber Crops
Comment on layouts in the Gallery and other DT and participant’s blogs
At least 1 technique or project during your term
Advertise our sales and display your monthly kit on your blog once released.
Display our blinkie on your blog.

Got you interested? Would like to know how to apply?
Simply email the following to Vanessa at
Name and address
5 photos of your favourite layouts/cards/projects
Link to your blog or online gallery
List of any design teams you participate on and previous teams

All applications are due by 22nd October 2010

The new Design Team will be announced Tuesday 26th October.

The design team term will be from November 2010 – April 2011.

No previous experience is necessary; we all have to start somewhere.

International applications welcome.

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