Thursday, May 28

Dear Blogger

How do I hate thee, let me count the ways...


You won't let me upload photos without getting an error message, therefore making me use Photobucket and a whole mess of internet codes to post my pictures...

You give me the option to pre schedule my posts and when I do, you don't publish them...

You won't let me copy and paste ANYTHING when I'm trying to create a post, instead you freeze up and make me have to restart my whole computer...

I go to your help section, which is a joke, to try and solve these issues so I don't have to switch to Wordpress and can never get any actual help.  I then have to join a group to be able to see all the other Blogger users complain about the same issues and get no response, help or information- never mind a solution!

I can't understand how in this age of instant communication you constantly let down.  You are not the only company to offer the services you provide so again, I can't understand why you wouldn't want to keep your users, not even happy- just functioning!!!  I am amazed at the lack of service given by your customer service department and hope that the issues being experienced by me and apparently hundreds (maybe thousands...) of other users are resolved soon before we all pack up our blogs and move to another service.  I would have to imagine that it would not be in your company's best interest to piss off tons of people who reach out to millions, world wide on a daily basis....

Wednesday, May 27

Again!!

She's done it again folks- Charmaine of Wyld Web Designs is re-releasing her Shadows of Me kit and it's bigger and better than before!!  It's filled with all you need to start scrapping YOU!!  Click on the preview to visit Char's store at Gingerscraps where Shadows of Me is 25% off (but only til Sunday- so hurry!!)

Shadows of Me by Wyld Web Designs


Dontcha love it??  I really like that it's a kit that makes you scrap yourself!!  How often are you in pictures?  I know I'm rarely in one...here's my "Me" LO...
LO by For the Love of Scrap
Here's some more Shadows of Me eye candy...


Ryan's LO...

LO by Jenn...

This one's Laura's and I love it...


So cute, right?  This kit has soooo many possibilities you'll be scrappin for days!!  I've also got the info about a few "Shadows" freebies you can snag...wanna know what and where??


The talented Sally has created this adorable coordinating alpha for you, just visit her blog for download info...

And Char has made these adorable flair buttons- you can use them in your avi's and siggies around the web...Click on the preview to visit Char's blog to download but hurry because they're only available free for 1 week, then they'll be available @ Gingerscraps...
Shadows of Me flair by Wyld Web Designs

Remember this beauty?

Dragonfly Summer by Graham Like the Cracker has been revisited- and it is adorable!!!  Click on the preview to purchase from Gingerscraps where it's 25% off until Sunday...

Dragonfly Summer by Graham Like the Cracker
There's a few new papers and some really cool new glittery elements!  Here'a LO I made of my newphew Anthony- using Dragonfly Summer...

LO by For the Love of Scrap

Here's a few more LO's made with Dragonfly Summer...
Ryan's LO of a cutie patootie...
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An adorable creation by Sally...
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Another beauty by Char...

 

Check back later in the week for a super duper freebie I'm making with Dragonfly Summer, you're gonna LOVE it!!

Collab time!!!

Now you know I love me a collab!  Well Scraps of Ellay teamed up with my fellow CT member designer Cheri, of Dream Big Designs, and came up with Fayries- a beautiful kit with gorgeous colors and stunning embellishments...I unfortunately posting this late and this kit was released over several days on both blogs.  You can click on each preview to be taken to the blog's homepage, so you'll have to scroll down to get to the first post to download the first day's release.  Sorry!!


Here's Ellay's portion...
Fayries collab by Scraps of Ellay

 
This is Cheri's...
Fayries collab by Dream Big Designs
Here's a beautiful LO I created of my niece Gianna, using both Ellay and Cheri's portions...
LO by For the Love of Scrap
Here's a couple of LO's made with Fayries by my fellow CT gals...you'll see this that this kit will make you want to practice your extractions (oh where oh where is my PSE???)!!!
Jenn...
LO by Jenn CK Designs
Susan...
LO by Ivory Keys

The other Tara...therefore I am herby referred to as Ta...(LOL)


And of course, Cheri...
LO by Dream Big Designs

Here's a beautiful freebie made for you by Jen, you can grab it on her blog...
freebie QP by Jenn CK Designs


I really thought this was such a beautiful kit and I will definately be making more LO's with it!!!  Let's make sure we leave lots of love for Ellay and Cheri so that maybe they'll make another kit for us to enjoy!!!

Let's Mix It Up!!



Do you ever feel the need to change your scrapping style a little bit? Well, these templates are just what you've been looking for! Right now Misty O'Brien has this wonderful set of "Mix It Up Templates" available at Gingerscraps!  And until Sunday, they'll be ON SALE for 25% off! Click on the preview to be taken right to the store.


Here's some eye candy for you, using the Mix It Up template set...


Here's my LO...I used Misty's Mix It Up template to make my LO for Charmaine's Shadows of Me...
This one's by Marie...
Lisa made this adorable LO...
Here's Christie Dawn's LO...
Aren't templates great?





Saturday, May 23

Kits, LO's and freebies-Oh My!

I've been a terrible blogger this week and an even worse scrapper!  I have some serious family issues going on that really needed my attention and I just didn't have the time (or the energy, to be quite honest) to keep up with my scrapping.  I'm happy to say, that though my family problems are not yet resolved, they have been temporarily taken care of and I can now devote my time and energy into what I love to do!  I have so much to catch up on and tell you about that I don't really know quite where to begin!!  Let me apologize beforehand for my pics being all different sizes...I'm still having issues uploading pics to Blogger (anyone else????) and using Photobucket which doesn't like me and does weird things to my uploads...?!?!?


Let's start with Glamtastic by Wyld Web Designs...
Glamtastic by Wyld Web Designs
Click on the preview to purchase from Gingerscraps where it's 25% off- but only for a limited time!!! 
There's also a coordinating glitter style pack
also 25% off, so hurry over and grab 'em while they're on sale!!

Here's a LO I made with Glamtastic...
LO created by For the Love of Scrap



Scraps of Ellay has THE cutest freebie kit available on the blog called Child's Play...
Child's Play freebie kit by Scraps of Ellay
but you've got to hurry because it won't be a freebie for very long, click on the preview to go to the blog to download.  If the links have expired, I'm sorry-but you will be able to buy it from Stuff to Scrap...


Here's a LO I made with Child's Play...
LO by For the Love of Scrap created with Scraps of Ellay's Child Play


And because I'm one of the cool kids (LOL), I know where you can get the freebie  goods...click on the previews to visit each blog to download!
Check out this cute QP by Susan...
QP by Ivory Keys
And then there's Jen's adorable QP...
QP by JenCK Designs
I also heard that Christie Dawn has a QP for you, click HERE to visit her blog.


Crystal of Digital Scrap Fun! is participating in Design In Digital's Designer Challenge and has her Week 2 kit, Passing Notes, available on her blog, for free!!!! 
Passing Notes by Digital Scrap Fun
Click on the preview to visit the DSF blog...


Crystal's also got an adorable QP freebie for you made with Passing Notes...
QP by Digital Scrap Fun with Passing Notes


You remember Digiscrap Addicts So You Think You Can Design contest, right?  Well both Jen of Graham Like the Cracker and Charmaine of Wyld Web Designs were particiapting but sadly (and strangely!!!) did not advance to Week 3...they did however create adorable kits for Week 2's submissions!!  They had to create a kit with their take on The 365 Project...Jen made Everyday Adventures...
Everyday Adventures by Graham Like the Cracker
How awesome are the days of the week and month strips?? C'mon, you can use those with any kit!!  Here's a LO I made with Everyday Adventures...
LO by For the Love of Scrap
Though I'm not participating in 365, it wasn't a problem to scrap with, as you can see!! LOL...


Charmaine made this beauty, A Scrap A Day...
A Scrap A Day by Wyld Web Designs
Here's what I made with A Scrap A Day....
A Scrap A Day by Wyld Web Designs
I used it to scrap the week of my birthday...again, real versatile and great embellies!!!
You can still download all the SYTYCD weekly submissions @ DSA


I'm sure you're well aware that we've got the Memorial Day holiday coming up, and to celebrate there's a sale going on at Stuff to Scrap...
Sale at STS


Misty's got an absilutely adorable kit out now at Gingerscraps- It's 5 o'clock Somewhere...
It's 5 o'clock Somewhere by Misty O'Brien


This kit is sooo perfect for those summer pics you'll be taking, vacay pics and even girl's night out pics!!  There's even a coordinating glitter set...
It's 5 o'clock Somewhere Glitter set by Misty O'Brien
They're both 20% right now, but only until Sunday...sorry, I'm so late telling you!!!


Here's some 5 o'clock Somewhere eye candy...
My LO...
LO by For the Love of Scrap
Christie's LO...
LO by Scrapping Serenity
Marie's LO...
LO by Madscrapper Designs


I'm having some trouble grabbing previews for Christie's freebies, but I know she has one on her blog for It's 5 o'clock Somewhere, so run over there and grab it!!!  You should also check out Misty's blog for a chance to win It's 5 o'clock Somewhere and the glitter set!!!


Misty's also got her Restoration Template set out at Gingerscraps...
Restoration Template set by Misty O'Brien


These templates are GREAT!!!  When you're in a scrappin rut and need some inspiration, this is the way to go!!!  I made this LO with a Restoration Template AND her It's 5 o'clock Somewhere kit...
LO by For the Love of Scrap


Whew!  That's a whole lotta info, huh?  I hope I didn't forget anything!!  Check back tomorrow cuz I've got another awesome collab kit to tell you about and maybe, just maybe a freebie!!





Friday, May 15

May Flowers freebie

May Flowers by Scraps of Elllay is available only at Stuff to Scrap...

May Flowers by Scraps of Ellay
Click on preview to purchase

I made my LO from earlier in the week into a QP for you...


freebie QP by For the Love of Scrap
Click on preview to download

Don't forget to leave some love if you download...it takes only a second and is greatly appreciated!!  The more love, the more freebies!!!

Thursday, May 14

So you think you can design...

...is a contest being held over at Digiscrap Addict and 2 of the designers I CT for, Jen and Charmaine, have been advanced to round 2!!!!  Head over there and you can pick up all the submissions (there's over 60!!!) FOR FREE!!!  And to not leave us scrappers out, you can even enter the LO contest -use the participating designers kits, upload to the SYTYCD gallery and if your LO's chosen you win!!  Congratulate the week 1 LO winner and check out the awesome week 2 submitted kits...you don't wanna miss this!!! Click HERE to see all the SYTYCD submissions...

Jen of Graham Like the Cracker created this kit, Dragonfly Summer for Week 1...
Graham Like the Cracker SYTYCD Week 1 Dragonfly Summer

Adorable, right??  Here's a LO I made with Dragonfly Summer...
LO created with Dragonfly Summer by For the Love of Scrap




Charmaine of Wyld Web Designs created this beauty Sunset on the Water....
Wyld Web Designs SYTYCD Week 1 Sunset on the Water



How beautiful is that??  I made this with Sunset on the Water...
LO created with Wyld Web Designs Sunset on the Water by For the Love of Scrap

Make sure you get over to DSA to snatch up all the contestants kits....and leave them some lovin!!  They're all workin their butts off, making beautiful kits and givin then to us for free...that TOTALLY deserves some love!!