Tuesday 25 December 2012

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas!
Wishing you all a blessed and joyous time!
Love from Scrap Africa

Tuesday 18 December 2012

Winners Announced - Sketch #11

Hi Everyone

It is always so great to see the different interpretations of our sketch challenges, and you certainly did not disappoint! We loved all the entries and say a BIG thanks to everyone who entered this challenge!
With every challenge it just gets harder to choose the winners!

So here we go, with the top 4 projects! There are 4 top projects this month, as 3 layouts had exactly the same number of points!

Congratulations to Lisa-Marie Watling with this beautiful layout!
We loved the colouring and the precious photo's!
Just one stunning layout!

Super layout Kirsty! We love that mask you used and the fresh feel of your layout!
Well done!

Such a beautiful interpretation of the sketch!
So soft, delicate and fabulous!

Gorgeous heritage layout and the soft colouring so super!
Very well done!

Congratulations ladies, we really loved your creativity!

We would love to see more of your work and so invite Lisa-Marie Watling and Kirtsy Vittetoe as Guest Designers for up-coming challenges. Please contact evgeniapetzer@gmail.com.

Now for the random prizes.

Firtsly the 7Gypsies/Tim Holtz prize from Estony's.

Congratulations  Эльби  please contact denise@tynox.co.za to claim your prize!

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The winner of the Fabscraps goodies is Canica!


Congratulations Canica! Please contact evgeniapetzer@gmail.com

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Just a reminder that our Filmstrip challenge is underway and the due date is 31 December.

Enjoy the Christmas festivities and celebrations!
Have a super day!

Saturday 15 December 2012

Challenge #12 - Filmstrip

Hi Everyone

10 days and counting and then Christmas is upon us! I hope that your Christmas shopping is done and that you can enjoy the family festivities and celebrations.

We have a new challenge today and the "Filmstrip" is the subject of this challenge. Elizna is hosting this challenge! Show us your artistic talents and create a project using a filmstrip! Camera, Lights and Action!!!!

Challenge №12, Filmstrip, due to December the 14th

I am so excited to introduce our Special Guest Designer this month, it is no other, than the amazing  Romy Veul!!!


My name is Romy Veul and I'm a 19-year-old scrapaholic from the Netherlands. I study Dutch language & linguistics in Amsterdam and when I'am not studying, I love to be creative in some way. Since primary school I have always had a creative hobby (making jewelry, 3D cards, flower arranging etc.), but after a while I always started looking for something new. That was until I was put in touch with scrapbooking. What a wonderful way to combine my love for creativity and my passion for photos. I am still hooked to creating both layouts and cards and photography has grown into a hobby too! I love to try different styles: from shabby chic & vintage to bold & colourful, though I tend to love the shabby chic/vintage style most lately. No matter what style I try, I almost always incorporate lots of layers and details in my work. I think they are my signature. I am currently designing for Bo Bunny, Once Upon a Sketch and Zeus&Zoe.  
You can find more of my work on my blog: www.scrapstuffandmore.blogspot.com

Romy created this beautiful layout for our challenge.

Our other guest designer is Tina.

Here is what Tina had to say: 
Hi, my name is Tina from the Netherlands. I love being creative. I first started sewing clothes for my daughter and working with polymer clay. A few years back I started to make cards and scrapbook layouts. Being creative is my "time of peace", after a long day. If you want to see more of my work you can visit my blog: www.tinascraftworld.blogspot.com

My project for this challenge is called "a woman in the desert". The picture was taken a few years ago in Egypt, while visiting a Bedouin tribe.

Now here is what our Design Team created. To see further details of their work please click on their name to be directed to their blog.

I have had this Creative Imaginations film strip for ages.

Our sponsor this month is

The prize is 2 cute button packs.  One randomly chosen winner, will find these buttons in their Christmas stocking!!! ;-)

Secondly, our faithful sponsor FabScraps
Check out the wonderful goodies below.


You have until 31st December to upload your projects.

Wednesday 5 December 2012

Scrap Africa in the new Scrap Affairs Magazine

Hi Everyone

We are featured in the new Scrap Affairs magazine, where you can read all about the Design Team and the site itself.

Here is just a little sample.

You can find the Scrap Affairs at CNA or your local scrapbook shop.

Have a great evening!

Monday 3 December 2012

Results - Challenge 11 - Chevrons

Hello Everyone

Firstly, thanks to everyone for entering this challenge! We had a record 42 entries and this made for some very difficult choices! So once again, thank you so much for playing along! We loved seeing your projects and creativity.

So the top 3 projects were these.

We absolutely love the colouring and the background work of Yvonne's layout! Really a fabulous layout! The chevrons and circles are superb! Congratulations Yvonne!
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 This is such a cute layout and is just as the title says "Fun"! We love the clean lines and the fabulous accents!
Well done Carol!

The layering is really great and the banners, accents and border! A super photo too!
Fabulous project! 

Congratulations ladies! You did an awesome job!

Yvonne and Carol, we would love to see some more of your work and would like to invite you to guest design on an upcoming challenge.  Please contact Evgenia at evgeniapetzer@gmail.com

Now for the goodies up for grabs!

Firstly the R250 valued prize from celebr8

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Congratulations Lisa-Marie Watling!
Please contact Evgenia at evgeniapetzer@gmail.com to claim your prize.

Secondly, my little giveaway below.

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Congratulations Denise E. Sachet
Please send your details to denise@tynox.co.za.

Thanks to everyone again for your participation and support!

Saturday 1 December 2012

Sketch no.12

Hi Everyone

Can you believe it? It is 01 December and the start of the silly season!!! ;-)
I am certainly getting into the Christmas spirit and hope that you are too.

We have a new sketch up today and hope that you will play along with us.

Our special guest designer this month is Natasha Naranjo Aguirre

Natasha says: My greatest passion is scrap booking. I called my blog "Moments of Tranquility" because my moments of tranquility are the moments that I am able to scrap about the loves of my life...my husband and my children.To me, it is a form of expressing my emotions and portraying them in a form of art known as scrap booking. I am currently on the Design Team for The Dusty Attic, Simply Renee Inc., Donna Salazar Designs, Pion Design, Zva Creative and Green Tara, so am a very happy and busy scrapper.
Please come and visit me at Moments of Tranquility as I would love for you to say HI.

Natasha created this beautiful layout.
The detail is just fabulous!

Our second guest designer is Shinobu Hiramatsu from Japan.
I am sure she would love you to pop in at her blog:
Peek a Boo Scrap

Shinobu Hiramatsu  created this amazing layout below. The colouring is super!

Our in-house Design Team has also been fervently creating, and these are their fabulous layouts, in alphabetical order.

We hope that these wonderful projects will inspire you and get those creative juices flowing! ;-)

There are 2 random prizes up for grabs.

Firstly, check out these amazing goodies from FabScraps


Secondly, we have a lovely prize from Estony's Scrapbooking.

Here is what you can win. A 7Gypsies/Tim Holtz feast!

You have until 14 December to upload your projects.

Be festive, be happy, be creative!

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