Monday, October 31, 2011

Christmas Gift Bags & Boxes

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Shanice wants to give each of her teachers a small Christmas gift, so I thought these gift bags & boxes would be perfect.


We will be getting these in stock @ www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za hopefully by Thursday.


 


Thanks for looking!!!



Friday, October 28, 2011

Christmas Advent Calendar & How To Make Glitter Numbers

Advent Box
Advent Box Top
I have finally finished my Christmas advent calendar. It took a little longer because I decided to make my own glitter numbers. It is a process doing each number individually but it's worth it.


How I made the glitter numbers - paint your chipboard number with craft paint & then sprinkle glitter on the number whilst the paint is wet - leave to dry. Once your number is dry cover the glittered number with dimensional glaze - leave to dry. That's it!! You now have glitter numbers.


I did the glitter thing on the sleigh & reindeer's antlers. Went a bit crazy with the glitter I know, but I love it!!!


All these products are available @ www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za


 


Thanks for looking :)



Thursday, October 27, 2011

2012 Desktop Calendar - Kids Class

DT Calendar


This is a class that I will be doing for the kids in November. A perfect project for scraps & a great Christmas present for Mom.


Paper used can be found at www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za


 


Thanks for looking :)



Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Love, Cherish, Adore Sketch 10-26-11

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This is my take on this weeks sketch from Let's Scrap.


Products used:


E Line Flowers


AC Card-stock


Simple Stories Baby Steps Double Sided Papers & Card-stock stickers


All these products can be found at www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za


Be sure to check out the following at Let's Scrap


Challenge 118


Design Team Call


IOTW


QOTW


 


Thanks for looking :)


 



25 Drawer Advent Calendars

25 Drawer Advent
Now available @ www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za



Tuesday, October 25, 2011

30% Off @

www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za until 27 Oct 2011


Please use coupon code 28OCT2011 at check out to qualify for the 30% off.



Christmas Reindeer & Sleigh

 


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We normally have a nice family dinner on Christmas Eve, so I have decided that each person will get a reindeer & sleigh. Their name in the reindeer’s antlers & a gift for that person in the sleigh. I will add all the finishing touches as soon as we get our Christmas stock.


Reindeers & Sleigh can be found at www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za


 


Thanks for looking :)



Monday, October 24, 2011

Birthday Calendar Class

Birthday Cal 1
Birthday Cal 2
Birthday Cal Stand


I spent the weekend working on this birthday calendar  & homemade stand using the new happy day papers,& card-stock stickers from Simple Stories which can be found at www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za


Class Info:


Date: 12 November 2011


Time: 9am to 1pm


Class Fee: R150 & this includes 12 pg tab book & stand.


For more info please email shoestringscrapbooking@shellseeker.co.za


We have the 12 pg tabe book with stand at www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za


 



Friday, October 21, 2011

Welcome - Birdhouse Planter

Birdhouse Planter
I found this planter at a small shop in Klerksdorp. This is now in a pot plant at the front door. 


Total cost to make this birdhouse planter R50. I think this would make a great gift, but the shop no longer stocks the birdhouse planters!!! :(


Some of the products used can be found at www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za


 


Thanks for looking :)



Thursday, October 20, 2011

Happy Birthday To You

Happy Birthday To You!
This is another layout I finished using the Happy Day double sided papers & card-stock stickers. Products can be found at www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za


 


Thanks for looking :)



Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Challenge 117 @

Let's Scrap by Cheri ONeill


Challenge 117- I don't know about you gals, but I have a whole folder of 'ideas' that I want to incorporate on my layouts......it seems I rarely get around to them.  So here is my challenge for you.  Use one of these 'ideas' that I have found on the internet.


1) A sunshine with buttons!


2)A flag with some kind of material


3)I LOVE how Julie Bonner did these circles2squares! Give it a try! http://davinie.blogspot.com/2010/08/cathedral-quilt-pattern-on-pape...


4) make an ice cream cone with half circles


5) Layer and texture like this! {does not have to be stars}


 


So here are the rules:


1)use a Let's Scrap Sketch {card or layout}


2)use one of these 'ideas' and tell which one in the description


3)tag your layout challenge17 comma, space and the sketch number {challenge117, ls110}


4)upload it by midnight October 20th


 I will be sending one random winner some goodies from my stash!! 


Have fun!


 


I went with No.4 - make an ice-cream cone with half circles


Ice-Cream Cone Card


All products used can be found at www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za


Thanks for looking :)



Reindeer's, Sleighs & New Stock

ReindeerSleigh
- Small Heart Dividers


- 2 Hearts


- Christmas Embellishment Sets


- Small Wooden Sleighs


- Small Wooden Reindeer's


- Mini Scalloped Albums


- Mini Tag Albums


- Mini Heart Albums


- Mini Tab Albums


All these products can be found at www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za under category "NEW STOCK"


 



Monday, October 17, 2011

Owl Always Love You

Owl Always Love You
I spent the weekend making invites for madams birthday & never got round to any scrapping. So I have spent the morning scrapping & managed to finish 3 layouts. This is the 1st one I finished using some of the new "Simple Stories" goodies we got in a week ago.


All products used can be found at www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za


 


Thanks for looking :)


 



Winner - My Memories Scrapbooking Software Giveaway

Congrats Dorothy!! You have won the My Memories Scrapbooking Software!!!


 



Thursday, October 13, 2011

Some Reminders

My Memories Digital Scrapbooking Software Giveaway - Click here for more info


Oct/Nov Blog Candy - Click here to enter


October Challenge @ Let's Scrap - Click here for more info


Meet Mary & Win - Click here for more info


 


 



Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Sketch 10-12-11 Hot Stuff

This is this weeks sketch from Let's Scrap


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Remember to check out what you could win in the random drawing & the October challenge - Hope to see you there???


Hot Stuff
This is my take on this weeks sketch & all products used can be found here...


 


Thanks for looking :)


 



Simple Stories Happy Day - Grd. RR

Grd. RR


On Monday afternoon I finally got Kruz's school photos. We waited just over 2 months for the photos & I'm not that impressed!!!! I was hoping for a class photo, but anyway!!!


I finished this layout using the "Simple Stories" happy day collection.


All products used can be found at www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za


 


Thanks for looking :)



Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Spring Has Sprung & Octopus Costume

Spring Has Sprung 
This is one of the layouts I finished yesterday morning using some of the new stock we got in on Friday. The Simple Stories Happy Day & Baby Steps ranges are absolutely beautiful.  I used the 12 x 12 flower frame to make my scalloped circle. All products can be found at  www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za


KRUZ SC 
Yesterday afternoon my mom & I worked on Kruz's costume. The theme is under the sea & he is a octopus. This is not the best pic of the costume, but Kruz just would not stand still!!! Hopefully I will get better pic on the night of the concert!!!


 


Thanks for looking :)



Friday, October 7, 2011

New Stock @

www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za


- Assorted Flower Packs


- Assorted 12 x 12 Double Sided Papers 


- Assorted Coloured AC Cardstock


- Albums


- Journaling Cards


- Assorted Cardstock Stickers


- Flash Cards


- Page Elements 


- & More  



Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Let's Scrap Design Team Call...


for December-March! http://letsscrap.ning.com



It's that time again to start thinking about our next Design Team Call!

If you love being on the computer,  encouraging others AND making layouts off of sketches then this could be your chance to join the Let's Scrap Team!!


 This call is open to scrappers around the globe!  We welcome digital scrappers!


 Please email your take on this sketch to Cheri at dance@tekstar.com by November 7, 2011. We will be announcing our team by November 15th.


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Please include the following in your email:


1) Your name and email address


2)Your layout from this sketch (one or both sides)


3)A link to other examples of your work (or attach some  examples)


4) Tell us about yourself and why you would be a great choice for our team


5)Let us know if you feel you are able to fill the requirements listed below and if you are on other Design Teams.


Here are the DT requirements so you know what you are expected to do during your term.  The sketches are posted at least a month ahead of time so you will have plenty of time to work on them. We understand that things will always come up and are very understanding as they do, but this is what you are signing up for:


*The DT term is for 4 months.  It is important that you are active in the group.


*You will be expected to upload a layout each week based off of the sketch


*Create and post one challenge during your term


*Post one question of the week during your term


*Pick one Inspiration and post during your term


*Posting daily on the site {including welcoming new members, wishing members Happy Birthday, Leaving some "love" on members layouts etch}


*Help get weekly sponsors


*Have lots of fun connecting with your team! {well you dont HAVE to but we always do and seem to form some amazing friendships here!) :)


 


Good Luck and Happy Scrapping!!



Monday, October 3, 2011

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Oct/Nov Blog Candy

Blog Candy Oct Nov I have decided to combine October & Novembers blog candy.


You will be entered into the draw to win the following:


1 of each chip Halloween embellishment


1 of each chip Christmas embellishment


1 Christmas wreath


1 12 x 12 Blank Clock Kit


All these products can be found at www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za


How to enter:


- Become a follower


- Leave a comment


For extra entries into the draw: 


- Post about this giveaway on your blog linking it back to this post


- Like our FACEBOOK PAGE


- Join our FACEBOOK Group


- Share this on FACEBOOK


- Sign up to our newsletter @ www.shoestringscrapbooking.co.za


Remember for each extra thing you do your name will go into the draw. So if you do all 5  your name will go into the draw an extra 5 times, but you will need to leave a comment telling me what you have done in order for your extra entries to go into the draw.


The winner will be announced on 7 December 2011.


Please note:


- Well will only do the draw for the blog candy if we have 30 or more entries. This does not include the extra entries.


- The winner will need to claim their prize by 10 December 2011 or they will forfeit the prize.


 


GOOD LUCK!!!!