Friday, November 30, 2012

Show us your stuff November challenge

Hi, Just scraped in with this one for the November challenge over at Show Us Your Stuff which was to use yellow and washi tape.
My daughter and I have been doing some napkin art for a while ever since we saw it at Paperific last year. Recently, we went to the Melbourne Sewing and Craft Show and the same exhibitors were there. They had some napkin covered shoes. Eleanor thought it would be really cool to cover some shoes in the licorice allsorts napkin. It took a bit of piecing together but this is the end result

I have used chevron black and chevron blue washi tape. My home made items are the pink felt flowers, the felt lollipops and the word 'sweet' in my title which I cut out from felt.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Anna's Craft Cupboard November sketch

Here is a page I did recently for the Purple Pumpkin blog and also the sketch challenge over at Anna's Craft Cupboard.
I love pink but my daughter's favourite colour is purple and so nowadays I rarely get to scrap much pink. Last week she came home with some photos taken at her best friend Rachels' birthday party. They had hired a pink stretch limousine to take the girls for a ride around town. So I took inspiration from the car door and went wild with pink.

Luckily, there are plenty of pink Purple Pumpkin embellishments to match. Here are some close ups of what I have used. Some pink tickets, a pink spotty button, a pretty tulle pink flower and a pink heart fabric button.

In this cluster I used a dark pink lace flower, a pink floral fabric button, some more pick tickets and a pink resin flower.

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Scrap the boys Nov challenge

I haven't got as much scrapping done as I'd like this month. I think this is only about my 5th page. It's a combination of not enough time and lack of mojo. Anyway here is my take on the colour challenge over Scrap the Boys this month.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Glorious cakes

This is a layout I created just for the Purple Pumpkin blog.
I love multi photo layouts and had heaps of photos of cakes that my daughter and her friends decorated for the Royal Melbourne Show so I decided to try and get as many as I could on my layout and ended up with 7 photos. My daughter did the Daisy Duck cake in the middle and the One Direction cake next to it ended up winning the competition.

I have used lots of Purple Pumpkin goodies to complement the photos,
Here I have used a felt flower, corduroy fabric button (which I love the texture) and a heart metal button.

I used a layer of red tickets under the photos and managed to tuck a couple in on the bottom of the page. I was able to find two buttons which go with the cakes - a toadstool and a bee button.

Don't forget Purple Pumpkin has a big sale happening on 30th Nov 2012.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Purple Pumpkin giveaway

It's fast approaching the end of the year, and it's all systems go here at Purple Pumpkin! As well as all the goodies that are available in the PP shop all the time, they've got a great big sale lined up for the 30th of November too, with all new WASHI TAPE, and everyone's favourite LUCKY DIP BAGS!! 

There will be FREE GIFTS FOR EVERYONE on Sale Night too - a little Christmas present from us to you, our wonderful customers.

So let's kick of the fun with a GIVEAWAY!!!

One lucky winner will receive a GIANT LUCKY DIP BAG, worth over $50, full of loads of fabulous embellishments, including flowers, buttons, flair buttons, twine, washi tape, and some EXCLUSIVE goodies that only they will receive!!!!! 

If you haven't seen our embellishments before, here's a bit of an idea of what we've got...


Here's how you can be in the draw to WIN!!

1. Be a follower of the Purple Pumpkin blog :)

2. It would really appreciated it if you could blog about this giveaway, linking it back to this post on the Purple Pumpkin blog, and if you could post it on your facebook, that would be awesome!

3. Leave a comment on this post on the Purple Pumpkin blog:) (two comments if you share on both fb and your blog!)

**If you don't have a blog, you can still enter! Just look at the end of this post on the Purple Pumpkin blog and you'll see a little 'f' for facebook button. If you hover over it, it will turn blue - hit that, tell people about our giveaway, and it will post straight to your facebook! Then just leave us a comment and that will be your entry. Too easy!!**

This giveaway is open to ANYONE, ANYWHERE! Entries will close at midnight on the 29th of November, and the winner will be announced on the 30th of November.


Thursday, November 8, 2012

Scary ride

Here is a layout I did for the Purple Pumpkin blog yesterday.

Well Halloween has been and gone and Purple Pumpkin has lots of Halloween inspired products that you can find here

However they don't have to be used just on Halloween photos. I scrapped this photo of my family just before they went to queue up for the Scooby Doo Spooky Coaster at Movie World . They queued up for more than an hour and had just made the front of the queue when the ride broke down!

Here's a couple of close ups of Purple Pumpkin goodness - a cute Scooby Doobutton, green ticketorange crocheted doily and cantaloupe twine.

The cute spider button looked just right in the middle of this web which was already printed on my patterned paper.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Purple Pumpkin November sketch challenge

So, November is here already and there is a new sketch for you at Purple Pumpkin by Crece!!!

Here is my take on the sketch

I chose to stick fairly close to the sketch. 
Here is a close
up of my PP embellisments. 

I chose to alter a couple of them. I have used a white paper doily which I have inked to match the colours of my layout. I have also used a white satin flower which originally had a small black spotty button in the middle. I managed to replace it with a yellow fabric button. Finally I have used a resin oval rose

Other products used:
Lily Bee Buttercup patterned paper - Queenbee, Robin's egg, Puddles and Blossom
Kaisercraft ribbon roses - Sea breeze
Crafty Koala paper roses
Green Tara ribbon
Zva Glitz pearl swirls
Homemade felt roses
Dark grey spotty washi tape
Versa magic chalk ink
Martha Stewart rings punch

You have until the end of the month to complete this Sketch Challenge and link it up in the sidebar on the Purple Pumpkin blog by midnight 30th of November 2012. There will be two fabulous Purple Pumpkin prize packs to give away - one winner will be chosen by the design team, and the second will be a random prize draw.

Please check out the RULES HERE!!!
Everyone has a chance, even without using PP products!

REMINDER: Post your pages on the Purple Pumpkin FACEBOOK wall whenever you use our products and we will choose a "monthly favorite" to feature on the blog and facebook wall! That's an extra chance to win some goodies!!