Archives for March 2010

Fresh Baked 3-31

Hello Digi Land friends 🙂

Have you stopped by GingerScraps and checked out all the wonderful Layouts from Scrapping Survivor? They are sooo great!! What an amazing group of talented Scrappers!

We have some YUMMY goodies for you today!!

First up from PhotoCowGirl- Extreme Cluster Templates


$3.00 ($2.40 – 20% off this week)

4 PSD templates with plenty of white space, room to journal, and especially – layers and layers of clustering already composed for you.


Next up from ScrappyCocoa- Rainbow Bright– I am soo loving this one! bright and fun 🙂


A bright, cheery kit for girls of all ages! Perfect for scrapping those flying high moments or those sassy teens! This kit contains 10 Patterned Papers, 6 Solid Cardstock, a lower alpha and 45 elements! $4 Check this great inspiration by my CT!




And if you love the kit but don’t have the time, here is the adorable QP Album! Comes with 8 12×12 QP’s! Only $2.50!


HarmonyStar has some great CU or PU sets today!


Add a little mushroom to your layout or use them for some fantasy edits. Commercial use Great for fantasy, foresty, or ever earthy kind of themes.

Includes 14 Mushrooms!

PU – $2.00

CU – $4.00




Who doesn’t love a pretty butterfly on their layout?

for CU -What kit is complete without a matching butterfly? Use these to match whatever theme you’re working with.

Includes 10 butterflies!

PU – $2.00

CU – $4.00


Tinkerboy by Teri Mayo- ohh it is a cute one!!


Tinkerboy. What does that bring to mind? Little boys, making messes, doing what boys do best. Playing of course! This colorful kit will surely become an all time favorite. But don’t think this kit is just for boys. We all know those little girls who would be right at home with this theme. Filled with one of a kind elements, custom designed just for you! Whimsical wordart, date markers, cardboard frames and more. All tied up with stitching and tiny little bows, even a tree to climb. What fun would a boy kit be without a little mud and a paint spill, oops! Well that’s what you get for tinkering around. Tinkerboy is a perfect all-season kit. Create, Inspire and Share!

Tinkerboy includes:
16 richly textured papers
62 elements
1 complete alpha set

CT Marion

CT Amy!

CT Sandy

And even one by me!


Some VERY exciting news!!! The fabulous Tabby-otherwise know as- ScrapBerry Designs is the new in-house Blog Diva at GingerScraps!!!! I am so excited to welcome her to our family!:)

Here are a few or the awesome services she offers-

Blogwear Installation Service
This package covers installation of any blogwear purchased here at the GingerScraps store.

Installation services include the upload of the graphics and installation into your existing blog template, including but not limited to header image, sidebar images, and post separators. I can also convert your two column template to a three column at this time if requested by you.


Custom Blog Design Service
This package includes a total custom blog makeover for your personal blog! I will design a blog look that is completely unique to you and you alone. Includes background, header image, up to 10 sidebar images, post separator, and custom signature.


Custom Navigation Bar
This package includes the graphic design and installation of a horizontal navigation bar. Available for blogger blogs only at this time.



How about a little bit of Sew ‘n Sew to make your layouts pretty and sew perfect? Well DayBreakScraps has the PERFECT kit!! Sew ‘n Sew-


20% off through Easter Sunday!

There are fourteen pretty and a little shabby 12×12 300dpi papers along with 28 elements.

StatemantsByJodi has a great- bright kit- for a cause close to our hearts here at GingerScraps.

April is Autism Awareness month! I have decided to fix up my Autism Awareness kit – We Are All Unique– to raise money for Autism. I have added a few things and fixed the existing items in this kit. So if you got this from my blog in the past you will want to get it again.

This kit is $5 and all proceeds will go to Autism. This kit will be available all through April and has a coupon inside to my store for $5. So donate $5 to Autism and get $5 to my store! That’s 2 kits for the price of 1.



If you would like to donate more you can name your price on this add on mini or you can snag it for free on my CT blog.



The main kit includes a full alpha, 11 papers and 33 elements.
The add on mini kit includes 5 papers and and 15 elements


Challenge Spotlight – March Color Challenge

Well hello Gignerscrap blog goers, but where are you? I had no comments from last weeks challenge spotlight 🙁 there fore the prize goes unclaimed. Have you all just been too busy with Scrapping Survivor? That I would understand. But if you do get a little free time try out the March Color Challenge!

How does a color challenge work? Well Laura (or this time Barb) will give you a color pallet and you then make your Layout with those colors. Easy huh? Here’s Marches colors:

This colors are actually what we used for the February Grab bag but the kit isn’t required, just the pretty colors!

Here’s a few Layouts from some GingerSnaps.

by blessedby3qtz

by blessedby3qtz

by FanceeFlair

by FanceeFlair

Pretty Colors huh? Try it out yourself at the March Color Challenge!

Now for some fun! If you post the link to your LO in the gallery and post it in a comment here. Next week I’ll randomly select one and that person will win a prize from ME! (Harmonystar). CT & those who have already done the challenge are elligable. Let me see those comments!

Fresh Baked!! 3-24

Hello ladies 🙂 I hope your all having a wonderful day today!! Over in my home town- of Northern California- the weather is beautiful!! I have the windows open and I am loving it!

This is a VERY exciting week for me!!!!

Scrapping Survivor Season 2 starts today 🙂

Even if your not playing… you can come follow along. It is so much fun! The prize package is totally amazing this season!! The official welcome is posted in the Forum and Scrapping Survivor Blog.

And first up.. inspired by Scrapping Survivor Season 2- The GingerBread Ladies have totally out done them selves!!! To bring you- Scrappin Safari– Safari Preview

Paper Preview-

safari paper preview

Grab your binoculars and camera and get ready for a Scrappin Safari!

This jungle theme kit is perfect for those photos from your trips to the zoo, or just for those of us who have those little monkey’s swinging from tree to tree in our very own back yard! From the whimsical animals, to the unforgettable Meer cat, add in the unique elements created by our designers and you start to get the feel of this kit. And if you want to add a touch of glitter, we have that covered too.

Scrappin Safari includes- 50 papers, 76 elements, 7 glitter styles and 4 alphas. Don’t monkey around, grab this kit and join our Scrappin Safari. $7.00


Next up for PhotoCowGirl- Lil Bit Country



And check this out!! I am soo loving these- Set of Quilt Templates- you can turn any paper into a digi quilt block!!! I would but the kit just for that! 🙂 And it is FREE with purchase of the Lil Bit Country kit!!!!



A little worn. A little vintage. Full of a youth. Perfect for heritage layouts, scrapping your children playing outdoors, or for showing off those precious baby photos. Bonus 4 FWP Quilt Templates – PSD format.

LO using Lil Bit Country- by Photocowgirl

LO using Lil Bit Country- by Majula


Kathy Winters Designs has a delicious kit out this week! Oh it gets me all excited about Easter and spring!!

Spring’s Renewal
Kit contains 17 papers and 56 elements
Regular price $5.50 — now through March 29, 2010 on sale for 25% off or $4.13



Spring’s Renewal Alpha
Kit contains 5 sets of lower and upper case alphas with numbers and full symbols
Regular price $3.00 — now through March 29, 2010 on sale for 25% off or $2.25


A few layouts from my creative team for inspiration



Wired Out Alpha from Statements by Jodi only $2!

This alpha includes a full upper alpha, full lower alpha, full set of numbers and extras including punctuation and symbols. It is a chrome outline and perfect for any layout. Add a little shine to your layout with this alpha!



Dawn has a kit that will make you So Hoppy!!


Are you feeling ‘hoppy’? Here’s a kit to help you record some of your most fun and happy
times. There are twelve papers, 25 elements, and an uppercase alpha with special characters
and numbers 0-9.
On sale for $4.00 through March 28!

My CT totally ROCKED this kit, check out this awesome inspiration:



Spring Sorbet by Teri’s Thing-O-My-Jigs- YUMMY!! It is making me hungry just looking at it…. 🙂


Spring Sorbet is as refreshing as its name. Filled with soft, cool colors and unique hand-made elements, Spring Sorbet is sure to please. Don’t you just want to grab it and “go outside and play”? Perfect for either gender. Spring Sorbet includes: 18 papers 40 elements 1 alpha set with: uppercase, lowercase, numbers, and symbols.

CT Amy!

spring-sorbet.jpgCT Heather

Love this kit and don’t have time to make your own pages? Or do you just want to get started and then customize with your own unique touches? Pick up this Spring Sorbet Quick Page Album.


And my last release this week is another QuickPage Album from my Rejoice! Kit. Perfect for Easter or any of your Spring and Summer photos.



And I am bringing back an oldie but goodie 🙂 First Day Of Spring

A light and bright kit ready to scrap those spring photos.

With cheerful colors and plenty of fun elements, this kit will bring a breath of fresh air to your scrapping.

Includes: *13 papers *36 Elements *Full Alpha
Kites, clouds, flowers, ribbon bows, a ribbon bird, frames, swirlies and more! $5.00

Here are a few LO’s-


Have a wonderful day!!

Challenge Spotlight – March Inspiration Challenge

Hey there my challenge going friends! No I did NOT forget about you last week, I was simply out of town closing on the sale of my house FINALLY whew that’s a load off, anyhow now I’m back and happy to see some compatition in number of comments from last spotlight challenge. Threw those in the random number generator and came out with #4. That means tanni will be awarded this lovely prize in her GS inbox:

Spotlight time! This week we are going to spotlight My (Rachel’s) March Inspiration Challenge.  For the inspiration challenge, I give you a picture or an idea and you get inspiration from that to make your LO. Be it the colors or the shapes, or the objects, or just the feel you get from it that’s fine, however it inspires YOU!

This month’s inspiration is this beautiful piece of artwork made out of beer cans:

Here’s a couple examples of how this inspired some of our Gingersnaps:

by Adriana

by Adrianablessedby3qtz

How does that artwork inspire you? Make you’re own LO  for the March Inspiration Challenge!

Now for some fun! If you post the link to your LO in the gallery and post it in a comment here. Next week I’ll randomly select one and that person will win a prize from ME! (Harmonystar). CT & those who have already done the challenge are elligable. Let me see those comments!

Fresh Baked!! 3-17-10

Hello all my wonderful scrappers!!! We have some great fresh out of the oven goodies for you today!! 🙂

First up from PhotoCowGirl- some fun Clip it Templates!!!

9 png templates to create a die cut look on your papers. Spring themed. Just place a template on the layer over your background paper. Then place another paper above your template and clip it to your template (right click on the paper layer, select group with previous). Shadow the template layer and easy as that – die cut papers without the mess.

Messy Text Templates


4 PSD templates with lots of text, white space and clustering. Add a little variety to your template arsenal. Journal here.

Journal there. Journal everywhere!Here are a few Layouts using this wonderful template set.

by GS CT beckag

by Photocowgirl CT pewtertm



Well it must be Template Time! Here is a set from Teri! Triple Play “Snap-it” Template Pack.


Big, Bold, Easy, a Snap. That is how to describe these Triple Play Snap-it’s. Designed to really focus on three main photos. But feel free to add or subtract to any of these to create you very own design. Mix and match titles and journaling. You can even add a photo to the main background for an even bolder look. Each layer is clearly named for added ease. Includes 4 .psd files.


Here is a layout for inspiration!


By CT Tabby


ModernJune’s got a ton of fun alphas- they will have you Seeing Spots!!
Seeing Spots Bundle Packs 1-3

Seeing-Spots-Bundle-1 $4.25

Seeing-Spots-Bundle-2 $4.25

Seeing-Spots-Bundle-3 $4.50


ModernJune’s got some templates too!!

Dead Center Template Pack

Dead-Center-Template-Pack $2.50

On the Edge Template Pack

On-the-Edge-Template-Pack $2.50

Walk the Line Template Pack

Walk-the-Line-Template-Pack $2.50


Check out this super cute kit……

Lucky Me mini kit by Daybreak Scraps


A darling mini kit for your St. Patty’s Day layouts or to scrap any fun event!
$4.00 regular price but $3.00 through 03/21/10!

Lucky Me includes: 7 papers and 22 elements.
And some CT inspiration from my wonderful CT!


ModernJune Just released this adorable kit!!! I am totally loving it!!

Bohemian Chic


Bohemian Chic is an eclectic kit full of surprises! Your LO possibilities are endless! Richy Textured Papers, unique patterns, elements from plastic to felt to inked!

3 alphas all different fonts…what more could you ask for?

20 papers
37 elements
3 alphas



Scrappy Cocoa has teamed up with NibblesSkribbles to bring you this very versatile and rich kit make sure you check out the wonderful Layouts showcasing this kit!! ….

New Beginnings


This great kit is perfect for so many pictures. Boy or girl, spring and summer! This is a collaboration with NibblesSkribbles and it contains the following~

18 textured/patterned papers
5 sheets solid cardstock
30 Elements

Here is some inspiration!




Something new from Statements by Jodi!!! Jodi has come out with these fabulous overlays!!! The quality is impeccable! You will not be disappointed.

4 Commercial Use paper overlays $5.00 each

CUConstructionPapers_Folder600.jpgCU-Construction-Paper-Overlays- $5.00

CUCrumpledPapers_Folder600.jpgCU-Crumpled-Paper-Overlays– $5.00

CUPrinterPapers_Folder600.jpgCU-Printer-Paper-Overlays– $5.00

CU-College-Ruled-Paper-Overlays– $5.00


That will do it for the Fresh Goodies this week.

Make sure you go sign up for Survivor!! Sign ups close VERY soon!! The prize package this year is totally unbelievable!!!! And the sponsors are still rollin in.

Hope you all have an amazing day 🙂

Fresh Baked!! 3-10-2010

DayBreak Scraps has a super yummy kit out this week!! I am soo loving the color combo!! And check out the free Word Art pack that comes with the kit. So cute!!

You Are


This kit includes a free-with-purchase wordart pack.


This fun and beautiful kit has 14 beautiful papers, lots of texture and paint splats, created at 12×12 and 300dpi.

There are bunches of pretty elements included as well as a set of wordart with lots of fun adjectives to describe yourself or a loved one, there are labels enclosed to layer the wordart on or be creative and come up with your own style.

And here’s a little CT inspiration with “You Are”

From PhotoCowGirl- some amazing templates!   Like ‘Em Big Templates


4 PSD templates to show off your pictures big and beautiful!

Here are some examples of these templates in action…….



From Misty O’Brien some AWESOME CU Borders!!
Border Up! Commercial Use Borders


8 commercial use .png border templates. Each template is 12″ in length and in 300dpi. Customize them for your kits and layouts by clipping solid or patterned papers and adding elements. Credit required. $3.00

*glitter and paper in preview are not included and are for preview only. Love the papers? They will be available in a soon to be released kit!

Scrappy Cocoa has some great templates out today too!! Piece It Template Set 4

Set 4 12×12 layered templated. $2



MandyMade has a ton of fab goodies out today!!!

Flip Flops


So one of my lovely CT was looking for a fun gymnastics kit and couldn’t find one so Flip Flops was born…. can you tell her daughters favorite color is purple?? You can find it in the store for $5.Here are a couple of LO’s made with the kit…




Next up is a set of cardboard paper templates… all you have to do is add color or a paper! This is a commercial use product… $5.



Paper shapers… shapes your papers… or paper my shapes:) Either way they are CU and fun! $4.



The next two are my new commercial use flower and leaf packs… just add color! Available in the store for $4 each.

CU Flower Set 2

CU Flower Set 3



Check it out… more GingerBread Ladies looking for tallented scrappers!!

First up DayBreakScraps 🙂


That’s right! I am looking for a few more talented and committed scrappers to join my fun team! Here’s the scoop.

-Scrap 1 page (or more) per kit you download.
-Post your layout to Gingerscraps, DST, DST Praise Game, DSA and a gallery of your choice.
-If you can enable me on occasion at DST and DSA that would be great!
-Participate in the Gingerscraps Forum.
-Promote my store on your blog (if applicable).
-Having fun is a requirement too!

In return, you will get access to all my products on request. I also hand out RAKS on occasion so that’s an added bonus.

If you are committed to the CT Guidelines and promoting my store, please email with a short bio, your gallery link(s), link to your blog and a list of your current CT obligations. As a thank you for applying, all applicants will receive a mini kit from me.

CT Call ends March 20th.


MandyMade is having a CT call too!!

I am also having a CT call…. here’s the advert…. if anyone’s interested in applying shoot me an email at Include a short bio, link to your twitter, blog and most active gallery.



Challenge Spotlight – March Scraplift

Sorry about last week. things were crazy, but even with the extra week, I still only got one comment from the last challenge spotlight. SO crinkletoast won again! C’mon people give her a little competition! Though I doubt she minds here’s what she won!


Spotlight time! This week we are going to spotlight Jodi’s Scraplift Challenge! What’s a scraplift you maybe wondering? You simply find a LO by someone else and copy the format of it, changing it however you like. I’ll tell you what I do this ALL the TIME! I’m not nearly as creative as people think I am. I love getting inspiration from all the other talented scrappers out there! Here’s an example from Jodi’s challenge:

 Steph lifted this LO

Dont know who this LO is by.

Don't know who this LO is by.

And she came up with this one:

by Steph
by Steph

Do you see the similarities? the differences? you should try scraplifting too and post it in Jodi’s Scraplifting Challenge!

Now for some fun! If you post the link to your LO in the gallery and post it in a comment here. Next week I’ll randomly select one and that person will win a prize from ME! (Harmonystar). CT & those who have already done the challenge are elligable. Let me see those comments!

LOTW 3/5

I am constantly amazed at all the beautiful LOs we see in the GingerScraps gallery.  Check out this week’s nominees for LOTW!

Lela Siregar

3/5 6


3/5 5


3/5 4


3/5 3


3/5 2


3/5 1

And this touching honorable mention for Harmonystar!

3/5 7

Head on over to the FORUM and vote!

Fresh Baked 3-3-10

Hi my wonderful GingerBread Fans!

We have some hot, hot, hot fresh baked goodies for you today!!!

First off…. did you get the two special edition newsletter I sent out this week? If you happened to miss them – head over to the GingerScraps Forum and read all about our newest GingerBread Ladys- Modern June and- Kathy Winters!! Both women wonderful additions to our family!!! 🙂

Now on to the Goodies!!!……..

First up from DayBreak Scraps- Charmed


Here’s a set of gorgeous embellishments for when your page needs just a little extra something.
There are 6 glass-covered charms to accent your layouts. They are created at 300dpi.



From Scrappy Cocoa-
Set of 7 Craft Paper overlays. All scanned by ScrappyCocoa. 12×12 300 DPI. These overlays are great for more that just making papers, also great for adding depth to your shapes! Included in this pack are 5 craft papers, 1 foam sheet and 1 felt sheet. CU OK!



ScrappyCocoa also has these great Damask-Ish layered overlays new today. These are tons of fun! Lays make it easy to customize your paper for many types of kits! CU OK!


It is time to Rejoice– With Teri!!!!

Rejoice Preview

Rejoice! is just what you will do. This kit is perfect for anytime of the year, but combine it with the Rejoice! mini and you will have a twice as much to Rejoice! about. The mini is specifically designed to celebrate Easter. Don’t think this is just limited to the Spring season. It is perfect for those hybrid cards, or any baby layouts anytime of the year too! This is one kit that will truly make you Rejoice!

Includes: *12 papers  *44 elements  *1 complete alpha,   *Upper  *Lower  *Numbers and Symbols



Rejoice! Glitterstyles were created to perfectly match the Rejoice!, the kit. These are great colors that you can use to add your own glitz to make any layout shimmer! Create, Inspire, and Share!      $2.50


Stephanie (Scrappy Cocoa) has a REALLY fun little treat for you today!!!! Check it out….


Leave a comment on ScrappyCocoa’s blog Thursday March 4th with your guess as to what she is having, a boy or a girl! 2 Lucky winners will get a GC to her store! Winners announced Friday March 5th And here is a little Baby Inspired Page kit to get you all thinking BABY! Come and get it free on my blog!



If you have been dreaming about being a GingerSnap… now is the time to apply!! Three of the GingerBread Ladies are looking for a few Creative women to join their teams!!! 🙂

Graham Like the Cracker is Having a CT Call!
I want to add to my CT family!

1 layout or project per kit
blog about each product on your blog
Post your layouts to 3 galleries
Involvement in a forum where I sell

email me @ with CT Call in the subject and please mention which position you are applying for. Send a link to your blog, best gallery, your Twitter if you Tweet, and a list of other CTs you are on.

Call ends Saturday March 6th Welcome letters or regrets sent by Wednesday, March 10th



CT Call ~ Kathy Winters Designs

Are there any good scrappers out there? If so, I need you! I’m having a Creative Team Call now through March 15, 2010. With several stores, I’m in need of 4 or 5 people that would be willing to work together to form a second team in addition to my existing team. Please see the CT Ad below for all the particulars.



CT Call for Photocowgirl

I’m looking for a couple of template lovers to add to my team.

1 layout per pack/kit downloaded
posted in 3 galleries.

To apply: email
with your name, forum name, link to your best gallery, and a little about yourself.

You can check out my store here. ~Photocowgirl

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