Monday, January 31, 2011

Giveaway #3

Today I have giveaway #3 for the Your Scrapbook Stash Blog Hop, and a layout to share!

Here's the order for your hopping:

And here's my layout!  I used TONS of Studio Calico rub-ons from the Your Scrapbook Stash Store.  Check out the birds, the stars, the buttons... I love them!

For your chance to win today's $10 Gift Certificate, leave me a comment and tell me what your favorite manufacturer is and WHY.  

I'll draw all 3 winners tomorrow, so make sure you scroll down and enter the other two giveaways also.

Good Luck!

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Another Giveaway!

Sooo... my weekend creative time has been cut short by some unrelated ventures, so I am without a project to share today.  BUT I do have a giveaway, so hopefully you'll forgive me!   Erica is at CHA shopping for the latest and greatest new stuff for the store, and I gave her my list. :)  I need some new CRATE PAPER and Basic Grey, and Prima (a girl can never have too many masks!  Have you seen those new ones?!) Anyway, thanks for stopping by.  Make sure you check out the other girl's blogs, as they have giveaways too.

Here's the order for your hopping today:

Now, for my giveaway... Leave me a comment and be entered to win another $10 GC to the Your Scrapbook Stash store!  Today, I'd love to hear what you think about some of the new, emerging trends, such as brighter colors, silhouettes/cameos, and circus themes!

See you tomorrow... project in hand!

Saturday, January 29, 2011

A Featured Layout! (Blog Hop too!)

First of all, many of you are probably here for the CHA Blog Hop with the Your Scrapbook Stash Designers.  I don't want you to get lost :) so here's the order once again:

Alyssa's Blog (you are here)

Make sure you leave a comment on yesterday's post for a chance to win my first giveaway!  The second one is coming tomorrow!

I get a fun email last night, letting me know that I was featured at in The Color Room!  I enjoyed this palette, and being picked for the feature was a fun surprise. The layout that was featured uses Basic Grey's Oliver Collection chipboard, from the Your Scrapbook Stash Store (hint: it's on sale now!) along with some things from my scrap drawer.  

Come by tomorrow for another giveaway!

Friday, January 28, 2011

YSS CHA Blop Hop

Oh, my goodness, I was SO TEMPTED to make the title of this post "YSS CHA DT BH!"  Yes, I am sarcastically funny at times (at least to myself).  

ANYWAY, it's time for a very fun CHA Blog Hop with the Stash Girls!  Each of us is giving away Gift certificates, and over the next 5 days, we will be sharing gobs of inspiration.  You should probably start at the Store Blog, if you didn't already come from there.  (Because you don't want to miss a chance to win something! ;)

The order for this hop is:

Today I am giving away my first gift certificate!  For a chance to win $10 in Stash Cash, leave me a comment and tell me which booth you would run to first if you were (or are) at CHA.  I'd love to hear!  All winners will be drawn Tuesday, so make sure you get your commenting done before that!

See you tomorrow,

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Valentines Love

Today on the Your Scrapbook Stash Blog, I am sharing some of my picks for Valentines Projects, as well as a little something I made with BasicGrey's Olivia Collection.

Wanna see?

Head over to the store blog to check out more!


Monday, January 24, 2011

More Prima sneaks!

Check out this beauty!  I just ADORE these flowers (and all the new Prima Flowers!!  Meet the Gatsby Collection:
 And here's one I used:
Full project coming as soon as I am allowed... it's one of my new favorites!

Saturday, January 22, 2011

My Boy Wonder

 Today I had the chance to play with Palette #42 from the Color Room.  Such a fun palette!  I worked out of my scrap bin again, and I just love how these palettes let me use so many scraps.

The photos are of my son, who decided that a plastic shoppng bag, complete with added leg holes, made a great super hero costume!  


Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Lace and Roses

Recently, using the new Prima releases, I made this jar:
It was very difficult to photograph, but it looks so beautiful filled with gorgeous new Prima laces.
 I wrapped the jar with paper from the Melody Collection, and added lots of lace and new trims... some of these are sneaks of things not shown yet...!
 You MUST head to the PRIMA BLOG and check out all the sneaks.  It's so gorgeous over there!

Monday, January 17, 2011


NEW Prima is always the highlight of January for me, and this month is no exception.  Check out the colleciton they sneaked today:

It's called Reflections, and it is one of my favorites from the new release.  I say "one of" because there are more collections I am in love with too.  Here is one layout I did with this release.  I struggled with this one, and in the end it was a little cleaner and more linear then I am used to.  However, I think I mostly struggled because I kept trying to put too much gorgeous product on the page!  :)  The layout features my younger brother and sister, who are not as young as I remember them being recently!  ;)

There will be more Prima sneaks coming, including a few more show-stoppers.  Don't miss the action and the giveaways on the Prima Blog!


Thursday, January 13, 2011

A New Beginning

This month I am delighted to be creating with "Curio" from BasicGrey.  The whole paper collection and several of the coordinating embellishments were in my much-anticipated DT box from Your Scrapbook Stash for January.  Here is a layout I created a few days ago.

I took this photo on the day my husband and I launched our new business, Your Scrap Cash.  It seemed like a day when I needed a photo of the sunrise.  It was a day of new beginnings, and the road has been both busy and fun since then!

 See you soon!


Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Some Websters Pages Fun!

I've been playing the Webster's Pages again.  I just can't resist!  And since I got the "Waiting for Santa" line in my box from Your Scrapbook Stash, it was the perfect excuse (not that I needed one!).  

I made this for my new business cards.  I kept it uncharacteristically simple, because it has to hold up to the inside of my purse!
 The back:
 This layout came about because my daughter is going through a clumsy stage, tripping over her feet and such.  I wanted to remind her that she is beautiful, even when she's not graceful.  I also LOVE the colors in these Garden Gala Alphabets, so I tried to highlight them.
 More Waiting for Santa with a few bits from older lines.  The challenge this month is to create a Thank You card, to pay our respects to the current Websters DT, as they move over and make way for the new team.  So here is my card for the challenge (and for Your Scrapbook Stash!).
Thanks for peeking.


Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Prima Palette

So, I want to apologize for the quiet around here.  I'm busy working on top-secret stuff, like CHA projects with brand new releases.  :)  So I will have LOTS to show in a few weeks, just not right now.  I will have some things for Your Scrapbook Stash coming in a few days, so hopefully the next silence will not be too long!

I do have one to share today though.  It's the Prima Product Pick and Palette for January:

Here's my take on the palette.  It's also an early sneak of a few of the BRAND NEW gorgeous items coming out this winter from Prima!  I used one of the new masks to create the background.  There is so much in this new release I LOVE.  Wait till you see the papers!!

Have a great week!

Reminder: My class is live at Stash to Treasure.  We're making 3 green projects: a garland, a layout, and a centerpiece.  Our Grand Opening is also going on right now, so you need to stop in there for the DAILY prizes!

Thursday, January 6, 2011

An ATC Trio!

Today, I have the privilege of being the Featured Artist on the Design Memory Craft Blog.  Several months ago, I was asked to do some commissioned artwork with their new product lines, and I was thrilled to accept.  One of the projects I made was a trio of monochromatic ATC's, and those are featured today at Design Memory Craft.

Here's one picture of the trio.  For close-ups and more details, you can CLICK HERE.


Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Prima January BAP

The new Build-A-Page is posted on the Prima blog!  Here is my layout, made with the Road Trip Collection:

You can see all the details and the sketch on the Prima blog.  You can submit your take on the sketch for a chance to win a fantastic Prima prize pack, so you won't want to miss this one!


Saturday, January 1, 2011

January STT Class!

I am the Stash to Treasure teacher in January... and it's Grand Opening month!  Starting Monday, there will be giveaways and prizes every weekday in January, on our brand new site, launched yesterday!

Here are a few sneaks:

See you there...  come Monday for the fun!