Fresh Baked: November 01, 2014

Happy November! The month known for pumpkin pies, apple pies, pecan pies, all the pies! The fading of the leaves until the trees are bare, and the scents of pine and snow fill the air! Oh, and new buffet, monthly mix, and daily download goodies! The designers are keeping the forum hopping with DSD right now, and I can’t wait to see what the rest of the month will bring!

It is the First of the month, and that means the revel of our new Buffet!! Don’t forget the new Buffet items will all be 50% off (from the 1-5th of the month)!

The designers all had their own take on what the colors and theme said to them! I love the variety!

The designers knocked it out of the park. The designs are just amazing and so well done!

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DD: Nov 01

Good morning! How are you? Did you enjoy your Halloween?

Oh, fine! I know what you want! Time to reveal this month’s Daily Download!

Before I do, though, I have to share last month’s!

I love how it was ALL girl-power and taking pride in yourself! I love that!

This month’s DD is just as wonderful!

Remember, the download is kept up for 5 days, and then it is taken down. If you miss pieces, the kit will be available for purchase on the first day of the following month.

Fresh Baked: October 31, 2014

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! May the tricks be few and the treats be plentiful! Today is definitely full of some wonderful treats for you! Today is the kick-off of DSD! A big party is happening at Gingerscraps, and we invite all of you to it! Keep reading, and you’ll get all the information!

Before I show you the new goodies, I have to show you some amazing layouts using the new Buffet and the Monthly Mix, “As the Leaves Turn”.

Created by scrapjrlgcp. I love the cluster of leaves framing the stinking adorable picture.

Created by zenjen. I just love the faces. A great series of pictures, and I love the crossword paper background.

Created by MamaCake. I love all the paper layers, and cute little clusters.

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DD: Oct 31

Remember, the download is kept up for 5 days, and then it is taken down. If you miss pieces, the kit will be available for purchase on the first day of the following month.

Sneak Peeks DSD Weekend!!!

We have one more day to what we have all been waiting for…. DSD Weekend!!!! There are TONS of great goodies the designers have in store as well as some great happenings at the store!

Look at some of the great goodies coming out!

Little Rad Trio has two grab bags and a collab!

Aprilisa Designs has a template bundle and grab bag:

Dagi’s Temp-tations and CathyK Designs has a collab coming out!

Connie Prince has lots of new goodies including a collab with Seatrout Scraps:

Blue Heart Scraps has a bundle and a collab with Love Ewe Designs

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Cornelia Designs has several goodies:

Inspired Designs has a kit:

Created by Jill has a new kit and bundle:

Clever Monkey Graphics has several releases:

Wimpychompers has some great kits:

So does Seatrout Scraps:

JB Studios has some great goodies:

There will be loads more goodies coming out tomorrow! Hope you have a fabulous DSD weekend filled with Sales, Shopping and Scrapping!


DD: Oct 30

Remember, the download is kept up for 5 days, and then it is taken down. If you miss pieces, the kit will be available for purchase on the first day of the following month.

DD: Oct 29

Remember, the download is kept up for 5 days, and then it is taken down. If you miss pieces, the kit will be available for purchase on the first day of the following month.

Challenge Spotlight October 28th

Happy Tuesday! This weekend is going to be sooo busy! With Halloween and DSD, its going to be a great time! With that being said, there’s still 3 more days to get your challenge layouts done for the month of October to get the awesome collab! This weeks spotlight is the Brush Challenge hosted by Sherry Ferguson! She provided a cute little Jack-o-lantern brush to add to a layout.

Just add this brush to your layout and you can check this one off of your tracking list!

Look at some of the great layouts that have already been submitted:

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Oct Brush Challenge

You still have a few more days to get those layouts done!

DD: Oct 28

Remember, the download is kept up for 5 days, and then it is taken down. If you miss pieces, the kit will be available for purchase on the first day of the following month.

October Featured Designers


Happy end of October. It’s hard to believe it’s almost November which leads to the beginning of the Holidays. And the beginning of November brings DSD. GingerScraps will be celebrating DSD from Friday, October 31 through Thursday November 6 (because you know our celebration is always too big for one day). More information will be coming soon. Watch the blog, forum and Facebook page for information.

Now, onto our Featured Designers for October. Jennifer of Luv Ewe Designs and Lily from Pixelily Designs. Both designers have their stores at 30% off for the month.

I had a chance to catch up with Lily and ask her some questions.

What is your design process?

I am a sketchy person. I always ‘sketch’ my next products before I create them. That’s why I never leave my old, folded notebook wherever I go.

When I start to create a product, I will make the easiest one. In my case I will start from all the paper packs and the element pack is always the latest.

What do you use to create your designs (program, additional tools, etc.)?

I used Adobe PS6 before I crashed it and now I am back to my old PS3 *sob*.
I have a wacom bamboo, but rarely use it and wish I could dump it for Intuos or something better.

Describe your design workplace.

It’s inside the kids’ playroom. I put a table with an HP Pavilion desktop at the corner.
The music is always on, a bottle of water is always there ( I am trying to be healthy and forget a cup of coffee but a cheating day might happen once or twice ).
The thing I hate is when I trip on the Lego blocks scattered around the room. It is painful !

What is your favorite thing about designing?

I love all the process, as long as I am not on a tight schedule. Yes, I am not a good organized person.

What is your favorite or “go-to” color palette?

I love soft colors with a touch of blue or green in it. I am a sucker for green.

My dinner plates are green, my bedsheet is green, my stuffs are mostly green and I don’t feel sorry about it

What is your favorite treat to have close while designing?

I must nibble something to keep my brain work. I used to have sweet things like chocolate or brownies but I am trying to be healthy these days so I change into cut fruits or nuts. Man, it’s hard to start something healthy.

Do you have job outside of designing? If so, what do you do (if you don’t mind sharing)?

Nope, I am a full SAHM for my 2 boys.

Please share a photo of yourself, can be silly or serious but a photo that shows us who YOU are.

I am not a photo person. I like taking photos but I don’t like being on the photo


What is your *favorite* kit you’ve designed (that is currently in store) and why is it your favorite?
It’s the Happy Collection. I imagine it will be used to make layouts about happy feelings or happy moments.
I am happy to know it can have a happy effect !
What is your favorite thing about
The very helpful staffs, the familiar environments, the great and kind people, oh the list can go on and on !
What is the current ringtone on your phone?
It’s a default ringtone, a typical old and boring phone sound. Maybe I will change it into one of Ariana Grande’s songs to look cool.
If you were deserted on an island (with all water/food provided), what three things would you want to have with you?
Books, a gadget with full internet connection and my softest pillow.
If you could spend the day with anyone (living or dead) who would it be and why?
Adam Levine of Maroon 5 and I hope he’s not dead yet since I want to learn yoga from him.
What songs are included on the soundtrack to your life?
Any of 80’s songs when you don’t have to include any vulgar words to make the songs ear-catchy.
What would you sing at Karaoke night?
John Legend’s All Of Me. I hear it like 10 times a day at my house these days.
Any special message to our members?

Be creative, it’s a fun way to spend your day.

Remember to check out Pixelily’s store, blog, and Facebook page.

Also, check out Luv Ewe Design’s store and Facebook page.

As a special feature, we asked our members to give us their favorite kit and a layout they have made from that kit. This month we have a layout from lynnw with her favorite kit from Pixelily – Shop Till You Drop.




Hope you all have a great Halloween and get ready for a busy DSD weekend.