Monday, 21 December 2009

The Sampler - Challenge 2 - Nature...

Here is the Second Challenge from 'The Sampler':

With nature being such a dominating force right now, we challenge you to take a found item from nature or a photo of your life with nature in a layout!

You have until Friday, January 8, 2009 to post your layouts and comment with a link below this posts. The winner will receive an action packed kit of favorites from this months add on and even a few sneak peaks for January's kit!

Here is my example:

Check out the rest of the DT's gorgeous work here.

We hope you will come play along.....

Thursday, 17 December 2009

My DT creations for 'The Sampler'....

I just wanted to share my DT creations using this months gorgeous kit from 'The Sampler', here they are hope you like them:

This months kit contents:


Winter's Wings My Promise - Webster's Pages
Home for the Holidays Santa's Village - Webster's Pages
Home for the Holidays Mistletoe Kisses - Webster's Pages
Nook & Pantry Flour Sack - Basic Grey
Together Flocked paper - Creative Imaginations
Lucky Dark Red Flocked paper - Creative Imaginations
Mistletoe Song Double-sided Paper - Creative Imaginations
Grandma's Christmas Soup Chives - Jillibean Soup


Velvet Leaves - Prima
Fleur Danseur Swan Lake flowers - Prima
Brown Stitches Rub-ons - Hambly
Holiday Greeting Cut Outs - Elle's Studio
Chic Note & Date Stamps - Elle's Studio
Gold Damask Singles Rub-ons - Jenni Bowlin
Opaline Aqua Swirl - Basic Grey
Cherry Glitter Chipboard Alphabets - Pink Paislee
Pumpkin Whimsy Cardstock Alphabets - Pink Paislee
Distress Stickles Broken China - Ranger
Authentic yellowed sheet from a paperback book from a long time ago that has been ph balanced to archival quality

Thanks for looking......

Thursday, 10 December 2009

1st Challenge at The Sampler....

The Sampler kit club has issued their first challenge today and here is the topic:

For The Sampler's 1st official challenge we want to see your layouts with FIVE OR MORE PHOTOS on a single page! You have from today through December 25th, 2009 to post the links to your layouts here in the comment section and win some goodies from our debut kit and add-on!

Here is my example:

Go check out the rest of the DT's fantastic examples here and we hope you will play along and try to win some gorgeous goodies .....

Butterfly Crafts - Challenge 24 - Our 1st Birthday....

If you get a chance this month come check out the Butterfly Crafts blog, it's our 1st Birthday this month and we have a fantatic sponsor 'The Sampler kit club' (Thanks Holly xxx). The first challenge of the month is:

'What's your beauty regime?' Has it changed over the years, has it been influenced by anyone (mum, gran), do you have to have the latest products? Or are you a soap and water girl?

Please upload your LO's to our gallery, leave us a link in the comments on the blog or e-mail them to by 31st December to be in with a chance of becoming our January guest designer and winning a prize from 'The Sampler'.

Hope you have a chance to play along......

Thursday, 3 December 2009

The Sampler - Debut kit....

I've spent the last few days working really hard on my first DT assignments for ' The Sampler'. Their debut kit has now gone live and it is totally gorgeous with such a wide range of papers and embellishment, I have had the best time playing with all the goodies. Go check it out here.

I look forward to sharing all my DT lay-out's soon, until then here is a little sneek peak.....