Scrappin' Friends

Sunday, October 16, 2011

BIRTH MONTH Featured Artist - Carolyn


Happy Monday! I'm SOOOOO excited! For this entire month of October, I'm celebrating my birthday by showcasing some of the wonderful scrappy friends that I have met. This has been a wonderful journey for me since I started blogging in June of last year.  Who would have thought that I would meet so many wonderful people via the internet. 


Today, we have Carolyn ALL THE WAY FROM the United Kingdom. We are both on the Faith Blog Hop team.  She another amazing artist! You'll love her work.






Here is her project and a bit about her.  Enjoy her project. Be sure to stop by her blog, Mess, Muddle, and Fun, and show her some love. She does amazing work with felt.  Check out the flower that she created.







Hi, I am Carolyn from Mess, Muddle and Fun. I’m a mum to two teenagers, a wife, Christian, a crafter and as well as various papercrafts also love making felt. In fact I love making anything that means I can get a bit messy and hands on. 
It is a joy to be able to be one of Christel’s guest designers for her birthday month. I met Christel through the faith blog hops, organised on facebook and have really enjoyed visiting her blog and loved her encouragement.
I decided to use one of Christel’s favourite colours, turquoise as the featured colour on this card. I layered up text from an old book and a piece of coloured card and then added ribbons to highlight the colour. As a centrepiece I added a flower cut from a scrap of my handmade felt, finished off with a button tied with cream embroidery thread.    
My blog is Mess, Muddle and Fun at http://messmuddleandfun.blogspot.com/  and if anyone feels like visiting you can be sure of a welcome.



***BLOG CANDY ALERT***
As a prize for commenting on my blog and showing some love to my wonderful friends, I have a copy of the My Memories Suite software to give away to one of my followers and commenters.  I must say that I have fallen in LOVE with this software.  It's so easy to create a beautiful layout, card, or other digital project in minutes. 


Here is a sample of a recent layout that I created using the software.






1. In order to be eligible for the My Memories Suite Birth Month Giveaway, here is what you need to do.


1. Be a follower of my blog.
2. Go to the My Memories Suite website and check out their digital paper packs.  In your comment under this post, tell me which paper pack is your favorite.
2. Visit my bloggy friends and leave them some love.


Extra chances to win can be gained by doing the following.
1. Go to My Memories Suite Facebook page, like them, and tell them I sent you.  Come back here and post an additional comment.  (One per person for the month.)
2. Go to My Memories Suite blog, follow them, and while you're there check out all the wonderful creations.  Come back and leave another comment for an additional chance to win. (One per person for the month.)
3. Follow My Memories Suite on Twitter.  Come back and leave another comment for an additional chance to win.  (One per person for the month).
4.Share this giveaway on your blog or Facebook.  Come back and share a link to your post with me for an additional chance to win.




If you would like to go ahead and purchase the software, wouldn't you like to save $10 on the software and then a $10 gift certificate to the store?  Well...click on my banner below to claim both! Be sure to enter code STMMMS93181 at checkout. I promise you won't regret it! 


Happy scrappin'!  I love you and there ain't nothing you can do about it!




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5 comments:

crazyaboutcricut said...

This is so pretty! Great job, TFS :)

Amy E said...

What a beautiful card! I love the text background! I need to try that soon!

Annette Young said...

Beautiful and very well done! I am hereby requesting a blow-up for my office wall. Thanks in advance!

Zeni said...

What a beautiful card!!! I'm sure you are just loving all these beautiful birthday cards Christel!

Carolyn Phillips said...

Thanks everyone.

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