Friday, March 29, 2013

ScrapThat Blog Hop


Welcome to the ScrapThat! 
April Kit Reveal and Blog Hop!! 

If you came here from
ScrapThat
you are on the right track!
If you want to start at the beginning 
or lose your way,here is the Blog Hop order:
                            Lynn Shokoples <<< That's Me
Scrap That!!

We are so excited to share the details about our newest kit featuring brand new papers
created by Donna Salazar for GCD Studios.

 The Queen of Girlie Grunge herself, Donna Salazar, will also be joining our hop!
When you get to her blog, scroll down and you will see a familiar face - our own fabulously talented DT Leader, Tracey S., is one of 5 artists chosen to be on the 2013 Donna Salazar Guest Design Team! We are so proud of her !!
I'm so excited to be the Guest Designer this month, I just have to share this!!
We are so thrilled to welcome the beautiful and creative artist
Lynn Shokoples
as our April Guest Designer!!!


Hi everyone! My name is Lynn Shokoples and I live in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.  I've also been blessed to join the Bo Bunny and Quick Quotes design teams this year. When I'm not scrapbooking I'm a wife, and a mom to two wonderful young adults, Nicole who's 25 and Ryan who is 20 and my new son-in-law Christopher. I'm so thrilled and honored to be a Guest Designer this month with such a group of talented artists here at ScrapThat. I love to blog and love to meet fellow scrappers, so please feel free to stop by anytime. 


Now, without further ado,
 introducing our fabulous April Kit, "Within Nature"

Featuring the GCD/Donna Salazar collection, "Natural Beauty." Opening the box to this kit feels like opening your closet and finding your most favorite, comfortable clothes packed with a little bling! The colors are rich and vintage and range from elegant pale neutrals to muted pinks, to deep denim blues and sages. These are paired with textured blooms from Prima, Petaloo and more!

Take a look:

Main Kit
Embellishment Add-On
Flower Add-On

Paper Add-On
More details on this  Collection can be seen here: ScrapThat! Store 

We are currently accepting new
Kit Club Members.
For more information,
complete the form on the link below:
New Subscriber 

Look at the beautiful sketch Amarilys has created for April:

See details about the challenge here: Sketch Challenges
Be sure to also check out the details of our monthly DT challenge
 hosted in April by Tracey S. here: DT Challenge
Here are a few of my projects that I created for ScrapThat
For this project I used the main kit and the beautiful sketch from Amarilys. I flipped the sketch so I could scrap this photo of my daughter Nicole.
My next project I used the main kit along with the embellishment add on kit. 
For my last project I used both the main kit and the embellishment add on kit.
Everyone is welcome to participate.
All entries for both challenges are due by April 24th
Something new! All winners of our challenges, including Layout of the Week, will be eligible to receive 10% off any 2012 Kits-includes Add-ons!

Our Blog Hop features 11 fabulous hop sites including our Design Team blogs. 
We have been scrapping away and are so excited to show you our  creations! 

Two Prizes are up for grabs this month !

Donna Salazar will be drawing a winner from hoppers who comment on her blog for this amazing prize package including some of her new products from the Family Jeans collection and one of her brand new stencils.
 Be sure to check out her blog for additional details. 

Next up is our SPECTACULAR April Blog Hop Prize
is a ScrapThat!  Main Kit,"Serendipity".
This kit is chock FULL of fabulous scrapbooking products including the amazing Sweet Nothings Collection from Kaiser Craft. With rich warm colors, and rustic embellishments like wooden gates and bronze cord, this kit lends itself beautifully to heritage layouts layouts.  We have included a white pen for you to use when creating a faux stitching effect.
thumbnail_April 2012 Serindipity Kit 021.jpg

To qualify for this month's FABULOUS Prize, 
you must complete the following:

* Visit each blog listed on the hop to see what each designer has created using this month's kit and sketch(comments are very much appreciated).

* Each designer's blog hop post will feature a word to make up a secret sentence,
collect these words along the way.

* You must become a FOLLOWER of each blog along the way 
and LIKE us on our Facebook Page!

* Post the ScrapThat! Blinkie on your blog.

* For your last stop on our Blog Hop return to the ScrapThat! Chat Blog.
Leave a comment letting us know you have
completed the hop.
(Please do NOT include the secret sentence in your comments.)
*Email the secret sentence to Tracey Sabella:tracey@scrapthat.ca

The Blog Hop ends Sunday, March 31 at Midnight EST

The prize MUST be claimed within 3 days of the forum announcement which will also be made on the ScrapThat! Blog.
~ If left unclaimed a NEW winner will be chosen ~
**Winner will pay actual shipping costs for sending the kit from Canada.**
Shipping costs will be invoiced via PayPal unless you are a kit member,
 then your prize will be shipped with your monthly kit.
Prizes won during the month will be mailed out the first week of the following month.
Due to Customs clearance, International mailings sometimes take 30-75 days to receive.

My secret word is: 
in the

Next hop over to :
For your final stop, return to the ScrapThat! Blog 
to let us know you have completed the hop.
Remember ~ only send the secret sentence to tracey@scrapthat.ca
Happy Hopping!



Thanks so much for stopping by. I love reading your comments and I appreciate your scrappy support! Have a wonderfully happy scrappy day! Lynn

18 comments:

Tracey Gregory said...

These are so gorgeous!Thanks for being our GDT!

Sandi Smith said...

Beautiful creations Lynn...love them all!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Congrats on the GDT!! That is AWESOME!! I love love love love your lo's!! They are GORGEOUS!! I loveeeeeeeeeee that burlap!!!

Amarilys said...

simply gorgeous layout! love your take on the sketch! Thanks for being our GDT this month! :)

Buffy Esser said...

Oh so beautiful! I love the colors!

Kathleen White said...

I love your take on Amy's sketch. Your beach photo makes me long for vaca.

Keren Tamir said...

Congrats Lynn on your GD!! Amazing work!!! Love your designs

langeatheart said...

Your layouts are gorgeous and congrats on being designe of the month! TFS! :)

Rachelle Olaridge said...

Such beautiful layouts. Love the designs. Now following your blog. Thanks for the inspiration.Time to hop around.
Huggies
Rachelle
xxx

Sandi Cl~ said...

Such gorgeous creations! This kit was made for you! Thanks so much for being our Guest designer this month!

Laura Gilhuly said...

Gorgeous creations Lynn! Thanks so much for being our GDT this month!

Sarah-R said...

Beautiful layouts Lynne! Thanks so much for joining us this month at ScrapThat!

Leanne4Ever said...

Gorgeous! I hope you don't mind - I pinned some of your layouts to my pinterest page :D

Ava Gavloski said...

lovely showcasing of the kit, lucky scrap that to have you guest design

Sharon Fritchey said...

Hi Lynn! Congrats on the guest design spot! Your creations are all fabulous!

Charlotte Brochu said...

Fabulous projects! Love what you've done with the kit! Congrats on the GD spot!

Nicole Doiron said...

A big Congrats on your GDT spot! You have done a wonderful job with this beautiful kit! :)

KellyCreates said...

Beautiful layouts, Lynn! Lovely pics of the girls....and I love how you used the floral elements!

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