Scrapbook Boutique Bloghop & Giveaway!

Welcome back, it’s time for the new challenge at Scrapbook Boutique, that means it’s also time for  a blog hop…    so of course more wonderful prizes to be won! Today you should have arrived here from Lynn’s wonderful blog.

For your chance to WIN a $10 store voucher, just leave a comment at each blog along the hop, you have until midday 17th April (you must have an Australian or NZ address to be eligible) and the winner will be announced at the Scrapbook Boutique blog 

Also for all the deets on how to join this month’s challenge and have the chance to WIN a $30 gift voucher stop by Scrapbook Boutique blog, you have until the end of April to join us!

Here is the inspiration for this month’s Moodboard challenge…

This was a difficult one for me, pastels are definitely not my ‘go to’ so a little out of my comfort zone here, it was hard not to keep adding more colour and depth, hope you think it fits the moodboard…

Lostinpaper - Mama Elephant - Organic Blooms (card) 1

Lostinpaper - Mama Elephant - Organic Blooms (card) 1

From here you are heading to the Scrapbook Boutique Blog, thanks for joining us, it’s been heaps of fun!

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Other Supplies:  Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens – Pale Pink / Light Pink / Pale Green / Lilac / Light Blue / Light Gray / Blue Gray.

Video : Altenew November 2016 Release!

altenewbloghop_nov152016I’m so excited to be taking part in Altenew’s 2016 November release and blog hop, and if you arrived here from Jennifer McGuire’s blog then you are exactly where you need to be.  Today we will be releasing 16 stamp sets and 8 dies!

I decided to create a video today to show you just how amazing these new products are…    there were so many great sets that I actually had trouble deciding what to create.

You can see my video here or Watch it in HD at Youtube.






Now, to the good stuff and onto the Prizes and there are two ways to win!


To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away $50 gift certificates to THREE lucky winners.  Please leave a comment on the Altenew blog  for your chance to win.  You have until Monday November 21st, 11:59pm ET to leave your comments. The winners will be announced on the Altenew blog on Tuesday November 22nd.

Also I will randomly choose a winner from the comments left on this post (only one comment per person) to win a $30 gift certificate to the Altenew online store,  you have until midnight Sunday November 20th (ADST) and I will announce the winner here on this blog post Monday November 21st.

PROMOTION:  Place an order with Altenew and recieve a FREE You Make Me Happy Stamp Set!  No need to add to cart, limit one per customer, while supplies last.  No minimum purchase!  Offer ends on Thursday 11/17,2016 at 11:59pm ET.

Here’s the Hop list!


Debby Hughes

Wanda Guess

Lydia Evans

Yana Smakula

Amy Gray

Kathy Racoosin

Agnieszka Malyszek

Lisa Spangler

Marika Rahtu

Jennifer McGuire

Therese Calvird

Joni Nina Andaya

Sandy Allnock

Svitlana Shayevich

May Sukyong Park

Laura Bassen

From here you are off to Joni Nina Andaya’s wonderful blog.  Thanks so much for visiting and I hope you are having heaps of fun on this hop!

Edited to add the lucky winner!


Congratulations Ann Kulseth, Please email Altenew at to claim your prize with a subject line :November 2016 Release winner from Therese’s BlogTherese signature 2

Cup of Thanks – Other Supplies – Altenew Stamps – Vintage Teacup.  Watercolour Cardstock. Zig Clean color Real Brush Pens – Lemon Yellow / Bright Yellow / Pale Green / Deep Green / Light Green / Turquoise Green / Light Gray / Light Pink / Light Blue / Cobalt Blue / Lilac. Black Foam Tape.

Sending Love & Hugs – Other Supplies: Altenew Stamps – Adore You / Hello Sunshine.   Watercolour Cardstock.  Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens – Pale Pink / Flesh Color / Mid Green / Olive Green / Green Gray / Beige / Light Carmine.  Liquid Glue.

Video : Watercolouring with Tombows – Fairy Christmas!

Back to Colour with ‘U’  today and I thought it was about time to crack out my Tombow’s again and I wanted to use them with a watercolour technique.  It did take me a couple of attempts to make this card, initally I was going for an ‘all blue’ look and look where I ended up….    well, the sky is blue!

You can see my video here or Watch it at Youtube.



See you next time!

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Other Supplies:  Tombow Markers – N79 / 990 / 885 / 856 / 977 / 451 / 133 / 173 / 772 / 942 / 873.  Cardstock – American Crafts – Charcoal. Black waterproof Pen. Quickie Glue Pen.

Video : Easy Zig Background with Altenew Bamboo Roses!

Today I have a card to share for the Altenew blog.  I just had to find out what the fuss was with these Zig Clean color Real Brush pens…   so I caved and bought some and you get to see me try them out.

You can see my video here or Watch it in HD at Youtube.



You can find more info and lots more inspiration over at the Altenew blog here.  I have also linked the products I used below or head here to shop at Altenew. Have you checked out the new release yet?  Hope you have the bestest day ever!

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Other Supplies:  Cardstock –  A4 Eraldo di Paolo Watercolour Field Pad 225gm / American Crafts – Taffy.  Zig Clean Color Pens – Light Pink / Pink / Carmine Red / Red / May Green.

Polychromos pencils on Kraft cardstock.

Today I decided it was time to practice with my Polychromos pencils and I thought why not add them to kraft!  They are very similar to the Prismacolor pencils but different lol. and I had lots of fun and know that the more that I play with them the more comfortable I will become.

Lostinpaper - Penny Black - Love Art - Happy Snippets (1)

This poppy image is so pretty and with just a little masking I could add a second flower and make the stem longer.  I thought I would be a little daredevilish today and decided to only stamp 2 flowers….   I know, I know, an even number!

Lostinpaper - Penny Black - Love Art - Happy Snippets (1)

I used some Penny Black products today and they will of course be linked below.  I’ll be back on Thursday with another video, look forward to seeing you then!

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Other Supplies:  Polychromos pencils – White / Black / Sanguine / Walnut Brown / Van-Dyck- Brown / Middle Cadmium Red / Pale Geranium Lake / Permanent Carmine.  Brown fun foam