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New Release day at ScrapMatters

It's the best day of the week.... it's new release day at ScrapMatters!  Here are a few of the new, awesome kits:

Here's a Halloween/Fall kit from Scrapmuss Designs called Lost Kingdom.  I absolutely LOVE this kit. The oranges are so warm.

And here's what I made with it:

Here's an awesome new set of Stacks from Chelle's Creations.  I don't know what I did before these!!!  They're amazing.  Here they are:

And here's a layout I made using them.  (It's also my entry for Battle of the Creative Teams at DigiScrapAddicts):

Here's a new kit by Jenn Labre, Red Red Wine.  Ever since I've gotten this kit, I hum that song every time I look at the kit.  LOL  I love the rich tones in this kit (not to mention I'm a big fan of great wine!).

Here are some super fun mats from Jady Day Studio - Matly in Love - Set 1. Love these.  I can see myself using them over and over and over.  And "set 1" implies more than one will be coming... hooray!!!

And here's a layout I made using both of these (my first photoless layout):

This is just the tip of the iceberg this week.  Go to ScrapMatters to check it out!

Votes Needed!!!

Hey Blog followers... Chelle's Creations (and I) need your help!  Battle of the Creative teams has started at DigiScrapAddicts.com and we need your votes. Click here to view our layouts for the Week One challenge. Click here to place your vote (for Chelle's Creations - it's toward the bottom of the list).  Thanks for your help!!!

Here's my personal layout for Chelle's Creative Geniuses:

New Kits at ScrapMatters today!

Tis the season for great fall and Halloween kits (among many other fantastic kits!) and this week's releases at ScrapMatters don't disappoint!

First, from Chelle's Creations is Beary Cute.  I personally have the Boy Bundle (pictured here), but she's got a simply adorable girl version as well.

Next is Colors of Fall by Creations by Rachael.  It's gorgeous!!

Next, there's Lil' Spookies by LawTeeDa Designs.  Awesome for cute little ones in their costumes.

And ooooooooh, I love this new collab kit from JennCK Designs and Stolen Moments Designs.  Yum!  It's called Aviator.

And last, and certainly NOT least is the new kit from Jady Day Studios called My Girl.  I loved this kit so much I dug out photos from when I was little just so I could scrap with it! It's absolutely fabulous!!!

Fabulous Template Freebie

Hello and happy Tuesday everyone!  I've created a template freebie for Chelle's Creations today, and I'm also offering it here.  Dontcha just love a new template?  I know I do.  Our lives are so hectic (and sometimes our scrapping mojo disappears just when we need it :/  ), that templates are such a gift. So enjoy!!! 

Here's a look at the preview...

Download HERE

Don't forget to post here to let me know you downloaded the template.  Also, link me up to your gallery when you get your layout done so I can come see your beautiful work! 

Have a great week!

I'm Hosting My First Speed Scrap!

I'm so excited!!  I'm hosting  my first Speed Scrap at ScrapMatters.  Come join me on Thursday morning, October 14 at 11 EST/ 10 CST/ 9 PST for a fun speed scrap.  Here are the details....

And I *think* this is the participation prize.  Super cute, isn't it?

Join me!  I'd love your support!!!

Awesome Promotions at ScrapMatters!

Hey, blog friends... there are some sweet deals at ScrapMatters this week.  Check them out at ScrapMatters

New Releases for 10-1-10

Sorry I've been lax in my posting!  Life has certainly been busy.  I've got some awesome new releases from ScrapMatters to show you today.

First is Serenity by Happy Scrap Girl.  Isn't it gorgeous?  The colors are just so beautiful.

And here's what I did with it:

Next, is All Hallow's Eve from Chelle's Creations.  I love that Chelle did a vintage kit!!!  It's soft, muted colors are so spectacular - and everything looks so pretty.  It almost scraps itself!

And here's what I made with it (it's ME in 1974 with my fave cousin Matt! - wow am I old!  LOL):

Here's a new on from WM[squared] and Graham Like the Cracker.  I love this kit.  It's called Family Matters - The Family Tree Collection.  I love love love it.  It's an AWESOME collaboration.  Here's a look:

It took me hours to scrap this page.  Not from anything related to the kit, but because it was so emotional for me.  It was the perfect kit to scrap one of my favorite photos of all time.  <3  Here's what I came up with:

Here's one from a guest designer at ScrapMatters this month, Jennifer Labre Designs:

And here's what I made... yep, this one's me too.  In 1973: