Friday, December 3, 2010


NEW CALL: Scrap Beginnings Free Workshop

“Your Place in the Sun” – a free 12 month workshop on Scrap Beginnings

Have you ever wanted to put together an album about that special place in your heart you call home but didn’t really know where to start? Would you like to record the things you see and the places you go regularly within your community but have always taken for granted as they are just part of everyday life? Would you like to see the wider picture of how we fit into where we live and how exactly we interact with the people around us who share the same common ground as we do on a daily basis?

Then please join me in on Scrap Beginnings for a free 12-month class called “Your Place in the Sun” where you will explore your own community, be it in the rural countryside, urban suburbs or high-density city living. You will soon discover a deeper understanding of the area in which you live by looking at familiar sites with new eyes. We will look at the history of your community, its attractions and its facilities through monthly extensive pdf downloads loaded with prompts and ideas. Each month will focus on a different topic (or topics) and include inspirational layouts, sketch bundles with digital templates to download, interesting facts and a series of challenges to get you started. There will be monthly prizes up for grabs and a gallery for you to share all your work. At the end of the year I hope you will have a wonderful album of completed layouts to record your life in your own community. Not only will you have a very special project to share with your family but you will have learnt new things about yourself, your neighbourhood and also about your fellow class members and the places they call home.

Pre-class information and assignment available on site NOW.
Official class commences in January. Great prizes to be won over the coming month so please register your interest on Scrap Beginnings.

NEW CALL: Sassy Lil' Sketches DT Call

Sassy Lil’ Sketches Feb-July 2011 Design Team Call

Sassy Lil’ Sketches is a growing sketch and scrapping community. We are looking for fun, creative layout designers and card makers to join our design team. The term will run for six months, February through July 2011.

We welcome anyone to try out! Design Team experience not required.

Please send your DT application to with the following:

Let us know if you are applying for the layout or card design team in the subject line. Please pick one.
Your first & last name and geographic location.
Your email address.
Links to your blog, a current gallery, and any forums in which you actively participate.
Any current DT information.
Share a little bit about yourself (this will be your SLS bio if you are chosen for the DT)
One layout or card (based on the DT in which you are applying) based on any Sassy Lil’ Sketch. Sketches can be found on our blog: Be sure to let us know which sketch you used. This DOES NOT need to be a new layout or card.
One layout or card that you feel represents your current style. This DOES not need to be new, just reflective of you.
DT Applications are due by TUESDAY, DEC 21st, 8 P.M. EST.

A little of what we expect from our Sassies (SLS DT members):

One layout a month from layout Sassies or two cards a month for card Sassies
Submitting DT work by the due date
Sharing DT work on your blog and any forums in which you participate.

We welcome you to join our brand new forum to get to know us a little bit and for us to get to know you. You can find it here:

At this time, Sassies are not compensated for Design Team work.

NEW CALL: Red Earth Scrapping SALE Announcement

"Christmas With A Twist" Cyber Crop SALE

Are you struggling with feeling festive this year, or is that just me LOL.
Let's brighten things up with none other than a SALE during our Cyber Crop.

Here's how it works ...

Friday & Saturday - 30% off everything in the EMBELLISHMENT section of the shop here
Sunday & Monday - 30% of everything in the ALPHAS section of the shop here
Tuesday & Wednesday ... that's a secret (for now) WATCH THIS SPACE
You don't need a code, the prices should be adjusted automatically at check out.

The special is ONLY valid for those 2 days, you cannot hold items in your cart. However, you can place 3 separate orders if you wish - please make sure your first order INCLUDES the postage (subsequent orders can select "local pickup/delivery).

Once the stock is gone, it's gone so it's first in best dressed.
Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or vouchers.
Should you have any queries please dont hesitate to contact me.

NEW CALL: Twiddlybitz Christmas Blog Hop

Please join us for a weekend of fun and prizes as you explore the blogs of the design team and join in the chatting, fun and inspiration. Check out the forum starting 7pm Friday 10th December for all the details and hope to see you there.

NEW CALL: Scrapbooking Top 50 December Craft Market

NEW CALL: Stuck?! CT Call

The time has come for Stuck?! Sketches to look for new Creative Team members. Do you like working with sketches? Would you like to be a part of a team that’s very easy going, requiring you to complete just 2 layouts a month?

We are looking for an undetermined number of members and strongly encourage both 8.5 x 11 and 12 x 12 scrappers to apply.

Head over to the blog to find the application details.

Applications close December 31st.

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