Simple Scrapper Blog Hop & Giveaway | April 2013

April 01, 2013

Welcome back to this month's Simple Scrapper Blog Hop!

The Premium Membership Templates and Story Starters for April are here!  And here's a look at how I was inspired to use them in my own memory keeping.

I have to say that this month's templates from Simple Scrapper had a huge impact on my decision to give the 8.5 x 11" page format a wholehearted try, as I loved the way my pages with the templates came out AND I also loved the amount of time that I found myself saving when using the smaller size and a template combined--what could be better than a 20-minute page?! TWO 20-minute pages of course !

My first page that I made using the letter-sized templates from this month, was the intro page to an album I started for my niece.  I thought 8.5 x 11 would be perfect because she is quite the artist and she can easily include her finished artwork to an album this size.  This is the page that really fueled the idea for changing sizes.

LexiGirl by Amy Kingsford | Supplies: Mye De Leon: Hello Love, Hello Love Stamped; Karen Funk: Simple Stitches; Creashens: Simply White Alpha; The Ardent Sparrow: Ombre Painted Papers; Simple Scrapper: Template from Premium Collection.

My next page was inspired by the April Story Starters and utilized another of the new letter-sized templates.  I simply loved the clean design and the way these photos of my son pop on the page against that dark background.  With each element  I added I gave ample consideration as to how it contributed to my story and in the end I came away with a great story-focused page.

Silly for Spiderman by Amy Kingsford | Supplies: Sahlin Studio: Project Mouse Papers and Elements, Project Mouse Character Word Bits, Project Mouse: Character Cards, Subtle Stamped Alpha; Robyn Meierotto: In Stitches: Bright Basics, Cut. It. Out Stitched Frames; Simple Scrapper: Templates from Premium Collection.

Win a one-year Simple Scrapper Premium Membership!


 Use the Rafflecopter widget below to enter a giveaway for a one-year premium membership at Simple Scrapper. There are three ways to enter and three winners will be selected. To be eligible, you must enter by 11:59pm CDT on Friday, April 5.

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Continue on with the Simple Scrapper Blog Hop using the links below--you won't want to miss out on how these other ladies have used this month's Premium Membership goodies.

 The Premium Membership at Simple Scrapper provides skills and shortcuts to help you simplify and find more meaning in your memory keeping. Each month members receive a new collection of sketch templates and Story Starters, story-focused prompts for pages and projects.

Thanks for stopping by!

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  1. Thanks for stopping by Cat...good luck! :)

  2. Love both the layouts. The black background on the second one is spectacular!

  3. Thanks so much Karen :)

  4. Loving your layouts! Great layered paper and balance. Thanks for the inspiration!


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