Friday, April 25, 2014


T.G.I.F. everyone!

These ladies are rocking the current challenge with their trendy layouts.

There is still plenty of time to link up your layout for a chance to win :)

Did YOU know we are having a Design Team call
Check out the details HERE :)

Have a scrappy weekend!

Thursday, April 24, 2014

DT Call at Challenge YOUrself

I am looking for talented designers who want to preserve their personal story and inspire others to do so.  Please take a moment to read up what we're all about.

Design Team requirements:

→ Term commitment is from June 1st 2014 - November 30th, 2014.
→ You will be required to submit one layout a month and to comment on all submissions to the challenge.  Reveal day will be on the 7th of each month.
→ Keep an active blog and update with the new challenge on reveal day with a link back to the Challenge YOUrself blog.
→ We have a Private Group on Facebook for Designers Only.
→ Everyone is welcome to apply.

How do you apply:

Send an email to with the following information:
→ Your name and blog address
→ List of Current Design Team {No DT experience necessary}
→ 3 samples of your work

I am accepting applications until May 14th, 2014.  Those chosen to join the team will be notified via email and the new Design Team will be announced on the blog on May 16th.

Good luck everyone! I am excited to see your applications!

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

So What is Trendy Anyways?

Hi everyone!

There is still plenty of time to play along with our current TRENDY challenge.

What is trendy you ask?  

Sometimes it seems like trends come and go pretty fast.  Are there any special trends that are your favorite to work with?

To inspire you, I found a few blogs that discuss current trends.  Have fun with it and make it your own :)    You can read more about some current trends HERE and HERE and HERE.

When you are done, don't forget to link up your trendy layout to our current challenge for a chance to win a fabulous prize!

Good Luck!

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Trendy Color Run with Tracy

DT member Tracy's Color Run layout is bright and full of wonderful scrappy trends.  Check out her BLOG for some close-ups!

The current challenge is still going on.  Plenty of time to link up your trendy layouts.
Come join in on the fun!

Thanks for the visit and have a great day :)

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Summer Bliss with Kerry

Hey everyone!

Have you had a chance to check out the DT's blogs yet?  There are many details trendy photos to look at.

Kerry's "Summer Bliss" layout is full of trendy scrapbooking techniques and items.

You can join in on the fun and play along with our current TRENDY challenge HERE for a chance to win a sweet prize!

Happy scrappin'

Monday, April 7, 2014

Challenge #5: Something Trendy!

There are a whole lot of scrapbooking trends going on right now!
From colors, to techniques, to embellishments, to products.

Challenge Yourself #5:  Something Trendy!
Put those scrapbooking trends to work on your page!  Use a minimum of THREE trendy things on your layout.  List your items.  Don't forget to include a photo of YOU in your layout.

Be brave and get the courage to try something new!
Have fun with this challenge.

Here are some trendy layouts from the CY Design Team:

sequins - die-cuts - flair - doodling
mists - wooden accents - flair - buttons - washi tape - feathers
arrows - hearts - doodling - machine stitching
brush script - wood veneer - washi tape
sequins - washi tape - wood veneers
triangles - frames - newsprint
sprays - hand-written title -wooden embellishment - selfies
gold - frames - hand stitching - sequins - vellum
sequins - wood veneers - paint splatters
Lynn L.
square photo - watercolor/brushstrokes - stencils -
hearts & stars - sequins - pocket vellum - metallic (gold)

Okay, so let's talk prize!
How about this wonderful Pink Paislee kit? One lucky winner will win this brand new Hey Kid 12x12 Kre8v - Kit!  All you have to do is link up for a chance to win :)
***Remember to include YOU in the photo***

Sunday, April 6, 2014

CY# 4 Top 3 & Winner

That was another fun challenge right?  There are so many ways to "Keep Calm"  ;)   We loved seeing all your layouts with YOU in them!

Now it's time to reveal our winners :)

Here are the Top 3 DT favorites for Challenge YOUrself #4:

Well done ladies!  Here is a button for your blog :)

And the winner of the Glitz prize pack is:

Congrats Darcy!  You have one week to contact me at to claim your prize.

Thanks again everyone for playing along!

Stay tuned, we will be back tomorrow with out next challenge ;)