Friday, April 30, 2010

Winner - Challenge #14

Congratulations, Shelee!

Your layout is now hanging in our Poetry Corner!
We would also love it if you would be our guest designer for challenge #16!
Please send me an email at!

Thank you to all of our participants! You are all doing a fabulous job and it makes our job so difficult each challenge to choose a winner!

Thanks again to our guest designer, Heidi for your amazing work!!!

We would also like to take a moment and thank Tonia and Kim for their amazing Design team work for the past 7 months! We love you and look forward to you coming back and playing along with us at Scrap That Poetry!

New design team call for June- Sept will be posted this week!
New challenge will go live tomorrow on National Scrapbook Day!!!

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Challenge #14 April

If you are here for the hop, read this post, then click here to go to the hop's post!

Challenge #14's poem is April by John Greenleaf Whittier
Click on the Poetry Poem button on the right to read the poem entirely.
We hope you find inspiration in the poem and play along with us.  If you are here for the hop, you have until Sunday, April 18th at 11:59pm EST to link up your entry to be considered for the Blog Hop Prize given by Jenn from Stampin up.  See post below here.  If you are joining us, because you love poetry and want to join along and be our next guest designer, you have until April 30th to link up your entry to this post!  The winner will be the guest designer for challenge #16!
I am excited to welcome, Heidi as our guest designer for challenge #14. She is the Co- Founder of Sketchy Thursday's challenge.  Check out her blog here.

I love how you used all those elements on your layout to create all those layers!  Fabulous!  Thanks for designing with us, Heidi!
Windy, what fabulous pictures and spirit this layout has!  Great take on the poem!
Shazza, handmade flowers are all the rage right now!  I love thes flowers, they add such an amazing dimension to your layout! 

Tessa, I love these colors and that photo just pops off the page!
Love all the small details as well!

Nikki, your layout just cries spring!  I love that photograph and the cut work you did on your patterned paper!  Fabulous!

Julie, you have captured the purest essence of spring in that picture!!! I love it!  Great take on the poem!

Jessica, that rose is amazing and the little bits of everything around it is like the icing on the cake!!! Absolutely beautiful!

Jane, I love your use of the poem as your journaling!  You have so much added texture with all your embellishments!

This is my layout!  "Our Dreams for..." Bryce
*be confident
*loyal and loving
*don't settle
*true to yourself
Don't forget you can stop by the designer's blogs by clicking on their picture.  You won't want to miss out on seeing more up close photos and their inspiration behind their layouts!
Have fun creating a layout, card, altered art, etc based on a line, word or phrase from the poem and post a link in this comment section to be eligible for numerous prizes!
Link it by April 18th at 11:59 pm EST- to be eligible for the blog hop prize as well as guest designer
Link it by April 30th at 10 am EST to be eligible to be our winner and guest designer for challenge #16!
Stay tuned for our announcement of our next Design Team Call later this month!

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Winner of Blog Hop

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our blog hop.  I have loved stopping by and checking out your blogs and your creations!  Can't wait to stop back when you join in our challenges in the future.
Without further ado... the winner is.....

Sue Frazier

Please email me at to claim your prize!!!!

Click here to see our current challenge #14, you have until April 30th at 10am EST to enter!

Sue, please claim your prize before the next challenge is announced on May 1st!

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Winner of Challenge #13

Winner of Challenge #13
Mandy Dodd
Wow, was it a difficult decision!!! What amazing layouts ladies!
Mandy, Windy will send you some amazing poetry to inspire you more!
We would love to have you guest design with us again for challenge #15!
We have a few designers who are stepping down this week, Kim T and Tonia have been on the design team from the beginning and are ready to move on to other wonderful adventures!  We wish you well!
Speaking of design team, I will be putting out our design team call this week!
So stay tuned for our next round of designers are chosen for Scrap That Poetry!
Congrats again Mandy!
Send me an email at with your addy and if you want to GD for us!

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Spring Challenge Blog Hop

Welcome to our Spring Challenge Blog Hop!
If this is your first stop on the hop, you should head back to Practical Scrappers to make sure you don't miss anything. All the blogs involved have a variety of prizes to give away during this hop so you don't want to miss a thing. All the blogs are giving away prizes for at least the following two things: followers who leave a comment this week and winners of their challenge for the week. Some blogs may be giving away prizes for even more than that! And if you complete a challenge for all 6 you need to sign in at Practical Scrappers because they will be giving away a prize for that too!

To be entered for Scrap That Poetry's grand prize: $15 of Stampin Up products from Jenn
Here are some ways to get an entry...
1. Become a follower
2. Leave a comment on this post saying you participated in the blog hop and what challenges you completed on Scrap That Poetry and your favorite poem
3. enter challenge #13 (winner of challenge recieves a book of poetry and guest designer)
4. enter challenge #14 which goes live on April 15th (winner of challenge recieves a RAK and guest designer)
5. if you enter both challenge #13 and challenge #14 this week, you will get 5 extra entries for the grand prize!

Each blog offers a very different paper crafting challenge for you and we think you will enjoy the variety offered. If you are here, you love a good paper crafting challenge, here is your chance to check out some new ones! Thank you for hopping by, your next stop is The Cuttlebug Spot.  Don't forget to stop back on the 15th for our newest challenge!
The Cuttlebug Spot (next stop)
Don't forget it you participate in all 6 challenge blogs you are entered for another grand prize at Practical Scrappers!  The Hop ends by Sunday, April 18th... so make sure to link up your entries by then!

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Challenge #13 An Easter Flower Gift

An Easter Flower Gift #13
by John Greenleaf Whittier

Check out the entire poem by clicking on the link on the right sidebar.
I'd like to welcome out guest designer, Tina Phillips.  Check out her blog here.

Thanks Tina for joining us for this challenge!!!  I love your digital creation!!!

Here is some inspiration from the Design Team:
Jessica P.
Love those butterfulies and paint!!! Gorgeous spring colors!
Love the flowers and colors, Kim!
Jane, this layout just screams Spring!!! Love those daffodils and the flowers!!!
Gorgeous picture Nikki and I love the papers and colors you chose to compliment your photo!
What a great 2 page layout!  I love that bling!
Shazza, I love that picture and your use of the flowers and journaling!
Tessa, I love your misting, title work and those flowers are fabulous!
Tonia, I love that photo and all those adorable scallops!  Great color choices!
Windy, I love that Shabby feel to your layout!  Those butterflies and flowers are amazing!
I created this layout for a challenge at a crop! 
My sister and nephew are doubly sweet!
And I am so sad to say that Jessi W. has decided to step down as a design team member, so here is her final DT creation for STP!  We all wish you well, Jessi and look forward to meeting again in the future!

Jessi... your photos are always amazing!!!  I love the details you added!
Congratulations, Jessi on your "A Kiss" layout for being published in Scrapbook News and Review!!!
We are so proud of you!

So, now it is your turn, please link your creations to this post by April 14th at 10 am EST!
We will be having a blog hop beginning on April 12th! Come join in all of our fun!
The winner will receive a RAK given by Windy and chance to be guest designer for challenge #15!
The RAK is a book of 100 Best Loved Poems... how appropriate for this challenge site!!! Thanks Windy!!!