Wednesday, June 22, 2011

School Days

Here is another mini book featuring SSM's School is Cool line! This is such a fun line and super easy to use!

Remember to leave a comment on our blog hop for your chance to win the entire line of SSM's School is Cool!

Thanks for stoppin' by!

Monday, June 20, 2011

Welcome to Scrappin’ Sports & More’s first ever blog hop!

It’s the time of year when we are all looking forward to summer, but we want you to think about school for just a little longer! We would like to feature our fabulous new “School is Cool” line and we think you are going to LOVE it! Whether you are scrapping the first day of school, the last day of school, school pictures, or making something fun for teachers, this is the line for you! And, by doing a few quick things, you will be eligible to WIN the entire “School is Cool” line!!

There are THREE ways you can win!

1. Leave a comment on all of the blogs included in the hop (including this one!).

2. Become a follower of our blog. If you are already a follower, then that one’s already done!

3. “Like” our Facebook page and leave us a comment there telling us what you love about our new “School is Cool” line of paper!

You will be entered into the prize drawing once for each of the three possible ways to win. You will have until midnight on June 27th and a winner will be posted on our blog, and on our Facebook page on June 28th. Have fun!

Now on to the really FUN part! Check out each of the projects that our design team has put together for you. Just hop to each blog and don’t forget to leave some lovin’ so that you will be entered to win!

Scrappin' Sports & More Blog

Shannon Blinn

Kim Holmes

Carolyn Lontin (you are here)

Karen Shand

Nicole Wise

Here is a fun apple mini book I made using photos of my son with his teacher on the first day of school. I added the pages for 5th & 6th grade so I can add photos later and I added a photo of the school.

Front Cover (I inked the apple using Tim Holtz distress inks):

Back Cover:

Photo of school and Kindergarten:

First and Second grades:

Third and Fourth grades:

Fifth and Sixth grades(coming soon):

Thanks so much for playing along! Good luck!

Sunday, June 05, 2011

Scrappin' Sports & More Design Team Call!!!

Scrappin' Sports & More Design Team Call!!!
Design Team Call 2011

Scrappin’ Sports & More (SSM) wants YOU to become a member of our Design Team!

Are you running from one sporting event to another? Are your children or grandchildren school age? Do you have lots of family photos & everyday life photos? If you answered yes, this is the team for you. SSM is looking for one enthusiastic, dedicated scrapper or paper crafter to serve a six-month term beginning July 1, 2011. (Continuation of the term will be determined by both parties at the end of six months.)

As a Design Team member, you will receive:

*Monthly supply of SSM products of your choice.

*Advance releases of new product lines!

*Endorsement fees for published layouts and projects!

*Payment for projects used for trade shows!

*Personal on-line gallery on the SSM website

Design Team members are required to complete a minimum of three projects each month, to be uploaded to our blog and website and to retailer websites as assigned. Members are asked to submit their monthly SSM projects for possible publication in crafting magazines and idea books. Members will also complete special projects as requested by SSM to be used for trade shows, catalogs, promotional items, and various other venues. (Members do not need to be exclusive to SSM.)

Interested applicants should send the following in a single email:

1. Full name, address, daytime & evening phone numbers, and email address (US and Canadian applicants only, please)

2. Short biography

3. List of other design teams in which you are currently or were previously a member (It is not a requirement to be part of another team, we just want to see what you’ve been up to recently.)

4. A brief paragraph stating why you would like to be a member of the SSM Design Team and how your style would complement our designs.

5. Three example projects (layouts, cards or other paper crafting items) no larger than 500k each (SSM product does not have to be used in your examples, but would be beneficial to see your use of our products.)

6. Links to any on-line galleries and/or blog (If you do not have one, please include a couple of more examples of your work.)

Please submit the above information to by Friday, June24th. No late entries will be accepted. The new Design Team members will be announced on our blog & Facebook page on Friday, July1st.

For additional information on our products, visit our website at

Saturday, June 04, 2011

Scrappin' Sports & More's Facebook Contest

Scrappin' Sports & More wants to give you, our wonderful Facebook followers, a chance to win the entire new School is Cool line!!! How exciting is that?

All you need to do is get your Facebook friends to "like" the Scrappin' Sports & More Facebook page.

Then, ask your friend to post a message on our Facebook page, stating that "my friend {insert your first and last name} sent me" and your name will go into the drawing for the wonderful prize pack. We will enter your name for each person that you refer to the site, so the more friends you send, the greater your chances of winning!! Simple Right?

The contest will start on Saturday June 4th and run through Saturday June 11th. The winner will be announced on Sunday, June 12th. Make sure you keep watching our page for another chance to win a great prize pack later in the month too :)

Here is a layout I created with the new School is Cool line, also be sure to check out the SSM Blog to see other projects by the SSM Design Team!


Wednesday, June 01, 2011's June issue ...

... is out today and I have two layouts featured! YAY!!

Check out the entire issue HERE!

My two layouts:

Schatzi (pets)

These are the days (summer)

Thanks for stoppin' by!