Monday, 19 September 2016

Goodbyes and Hello's - Design Team Members

Hello Everyone

As on any Design Teams, members come and go. 
So today we say goodbye to some special Design Team members.

We say goodbye to
Jenny Andersson
Yana Novikova
Channa Suitella

Thanks so much ladies for your creativity, contributions and friendship! ;-)

We, however, also welcome a Design Team member and so a warm welcome to



Here's a little about Christina! ;-)

Hello crafters!!! My name is Christina Lampropoulou and I live in beautiful, sunny Greece with my husband and my two daughters . I have been scrapping for about 4 years and my girls (5 and 3,5 years old) are often my inspiration. I mostly love creating LOS but sometimes I prefer to keep my photos in handmade mini albums. Although I started with card making , now LOS are my obsession. I adore mixed media style and I always try to pop up my photo and not to hide it with embellishements. I love having my photo as the focal point of my page. Anyway that's some information about me.I am so excited about being in this wonderful team surrounded by these talented ladies. I thank Denise for giving me this opportunity! I am looking forward to sharing my projects with you!

Here is some of Christina's fabulous work.




I am really so thrilled that Christina has joined the team and I really look forward to all the creations that she will share with us! ;-)

So pop over to Christina's blog to see more of her gorgeous inspiration and also watch this space for more of her beautiful work! ;-)

Remember to play along with our sketch challenge here.
Be back soon!

xx

Monday, 5 September 2016

TOP HATS & Winners - Scrap Africa Mood Board no.77

Hello Everyone

We have some winners and TOP HATS to announce from our last mood board.

Thanks soooo much to everyone who played along! We appreciated each and every entry and loved seeing what you created.

So without further adieu, here are the TOP HATS.



The TOP HAT was 2. Ela17, with this gorgeous project.
Congratulations Ela! ;-)


We loved the elements, the textures and the amazing photo! ;-)



The second TOP HAT is 29. Kareen Dion (Canada), with this fabulous page! ;-)
Well done Kareen! ;-)


We loved the styling, the textures and the gorgeous photo! ;-)

The 3rd TOP HAT is 3. Samsama-France.
Congratulations Cindy! ;-)

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We loved the textures, the design and the fabulous background! ;-)

We would love to see more of Ela and Kareen's work, so please email scrapafrica@tynox.co.za
for a Guest Design opportunity.

We also had 2 random giveaways up for grabs.

The winners of this giveaway is
Congratulations Roshini! ;-)


This was Roshini's super and gorgeous entry! ;-)


Congratulations Jannike! ;-)


This was Jannike's cute and gorgeous page! ;-)



Please email scrapafrica@tynox.co.za to claim your prizes.


Thanks again to everyone who played along, we hope to see you playing along with our new challenge! ;-)

xx

Thursday, 1 September 2016

Scrap Africa Sketch Challenge no.78

Hello Everyone

It's a new month and so a new challenge at Scrap Africa! ;-)

For many of you, in the Northern parts of the world, you are returning from holidays and vacations and perhaps we can challenge you to scrap those summer photo's! ;-)

So here's the sketch challenge.

Sep Sketch Challenge due 29 Aug


You can create a card, tag, layout, an altered project, journal pages or even a digital project!
You can create whatever you like! ;-)
We would just love to know what inspired you from the sketch and the sentiment behind your project!;-)


We have some super duper Guest Designers to inspire you.
So a warm welcome to Paulina, Amelie and Autumn! ;-)

Firstly, here's a little about Autumn.



I'm Autumn from SewPaperPaint and am so happy to be a guest here today!  I am married to an amazing man, and my biggest supporter. We have four children, yes four! I work full time as a church secretary. I have been paper crafting for over 15 years. Creativity is my outlet, passion and purpose. I define my style as grunge meets elegance. Though I love to distress everything, I like to balance my work with a touch of pretty and neat. I am new to scrapbooking, but not mixed media.  I have enjoyed creating mixed media layouts as inspired by Scrap Africa's talented design team and challenges.  Thanks again for the invitation!  

Autumn created this gorgeous project.


Isn't this canvas just fabulous!!

Our second Guest Designer is Paulina! ;-)


Padoriaa was created out of my passion for the unconventional. I'm an individualist following her own path...sometimes twisting, always unique 🙂 I'm a past Taekwondo fighter, nail artist, stained glass worker...currently a waitress and scrapper. I'm a 100% involved in each project. I like to be around people who support me and motivate to harder work! "Do what you love, love what you do" - that's my motto 🙂 I make my dreams come true step by step 🙂
I love to craft and show emotions. I felt in love with cards. In this small type of project I love to use mixed media and a lot of layers, laces and chipboards. In scrapbooking I like the most that the style is not create by place or country where you live - it is create by your imagination, emotions, experience ... People are different and each of us have our own unique style. The market is full of goodies and we can use the same things to create our project but the final result will be different.
Hugs, Paulina

Paulina created this fabulous card.



This is just so beautiful, soft and detailed! ;-)

Our last Guest Designer is Amelie! ;-)



Hello, My name is Amelie. I live in Quebec, Canada, Rimouski more precisely, a city located on the shores of beautiful St. Lawrence River. I live with my partner of 13 years, as well as Clara our 6 year old daughter and Albert our golden retriever. I'm manager for the family business.

I discovered scrapbooking by chance, passing a kiosk review it 10 years ago. I immediately had the bite, it became a passion for me. I like to create my background pages myself, I love the spray inks, powders, the modeling past and masks. I love getting my hands dirty !!! I also love the stamps and dies of doilies or foliage. And of course, the flowers !!! I am part of the creative team Scrapbook Trendance, a Quebec scrapbooking shop and Scrap FX, an Australian company chipboard.


Amelie created this stunning page.


This page is just fun, delight and gorgeousness! ;-)

Thanks soooo much to these 3 lovely ladies for their beautiful creations and inspiration! ;-)

Please pop over to their blogs to see more of their beautiful work! ;-)


Now to see what the Design Team has created for you.

























Thanks so much to the team for their amazing work! ;-)

So now we would love to see what you create.

But, before that...we also have 2 random giveaways up for grabs.

2 x  R300 BoBunny surprise parcel up for grabs.




You have until 30 September to upload your projects.



Friday, 5 August 2016

Winners and TOP HATS - Scrap Africa Sketch Challenge no. 76

Hello Everyone

We have some winners and TOP HATS to announce from our previous sketch challenge! ;-)
However, firstly, thanks ever so much to everyone who played along! We really do appreciate each and every entry and all your wonderful creativity! ;-)

So without further adieu, here are the TOP HATS for this challenge! ;-)


Our TOP HAT for this challenge, is this beautiful project by 8. Amelie Jutras
Congratulations Amelie! ;-)





We love the fun, fun photo and the gorgeous styling and design.  The colouring is fabulous too!


Our 2nd place TOP HAT is this beauty by 10. Ekaterina Zenevich: Морская страничка и том, что ж
Well done Ekaterina! ;-)





We love the fabulous background and the perfect accents and photo's! Just gorgeous! ;-)


In 3rd place, this TOP HAT goes to 1. SewPaperPaint
Congratulations Autumn! ;-)


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We love the colouring and the vintage feel and fabulous styling! Beauuuutiful! ;-)


Congratulations to all 3 ladies, we really did love all 3 these pages! ;-)


We have one last project that we would like to feature and that is this project by 18. Padoriaa
We absolutely loved this beautiful and layered card by Paulina!





Absolutely stunning and gorgeous! ;-)


We would love to see more of Amelie, Autumn and Paulina's work.
So please email scrapafrica@tynox.co.za for a Guest Design opportunity.


Last month there were also 2 random give-away prizes... these are really fabulous goodies.

R400 BoBunny pack from the Toy Box Collection.

and another R400 BoBunny pack from the Whiteout Collection.


The first giveaway goes to 7. Elaine Schoof-Aus! Congratulations Elaine! ;-)

Here is Elaine's beautiful entry.


The second give-away is won by 23. Candy Chelepy Australia
Congratulations Candy! ;-)

Here is Candy's sweet and precious page! ;-)


Thanks again to everyone who played along! We really did love seeing all of your beautiful work! ;-)

xx

Monday, 1 August 2016

Scrap Africa Mood Board Challenge no.77

Hello Everyone

It's a new month and it's a mood board month here at Scrap Africa! ;-)

This month we have a super mood board for you!
I am sure that you will love it as much as we have! ;-)

Here it is.


You can create a card, tag, layout, an altered project, journal pages or even a digital project!
You can create whatever you like! ;-)
We would just love to know what inspired you from the mood board and the sentiment behind your project!;-)


This month we have an amazing Special Guest Designer, she is a previous TOP HAT and also an amazing creator! ;-) A warm welcome to Valerie Ouellet.


Hi,
I'm Valerie Ouellet from Québec (Canada) and I've been scrapbooking for 6 years now. I'm a stay-at-home mom happy to be taking care of 3 little monsters which are often the main subject of my pages. While I'm creating, my style is quite lively and colorful and I tend to use watercolor often and medium.
I'm a designer for 2Crafty Chipboard for 2015-2016, Guest DT for Faber Castell Design memory craft for july to october 2015 and guest Dt for Cuts2luv for august 2015, a company of scrapbook flat flair sold on etsy.
I am so passionate that I own an online store that I administrate at home.

You can follow me here:

Valerie created this gorgeous and beautiful card! ;-)


Valerie also did a fabulous video tutorial too! ;-)

Thanks sooo much Valerie for Guest Designing for us and creating this stunning project! ;-)
Please pop over to Valerie's blog to see more of her gorgeous and creative work! ;-)

I am sure that Valerie's project inspired you...but have a look at the Design Teams projects too...
I am sure you will find some seeds of creative inspiration! ;-)






















Thanks so much to the Design Team for their beautiful inspiration! ;-)

So now we would love to see what you create.

But, before that...we also have 2 random giveaways up for grabs.


and


These are so super, right?

So please play along and you are automatically in the draw for either of these giveaways.
If you post your project on our FB page, then you will get a second draw! 
So please, we encourage you to share your projects on our FB page! ;-)

You have until 31 August to post your projects.

xx





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