Fresh Baked: May 22, 2015

This month is flying by and the designers are flying around with some amazing new goodies. So much goodness!

Before I show you the new goodies, I have to share these gorgeous layouts using the new Buffet and this month’s monthly mix, “May Flowers”!


Created by scrapjrlgcp. I love the use of the white space!


Created by kpmelly. I love the framing.


Created by glyss. I love the use of the stampy bits!

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Fresh Baked: May 15, 2015

Welcome to the middle of the month! This week, the designers have cooked up some delicious goodies, from templates to amazing kit collections, and even some great combo sales!

Speaking of sales, it’s also BAKE SALE time!

Before I show you the new goodies, I have to share these gorgeous layouts using the new Buffet and this month’s monthly mix, “May Flowers”!


Created by MamaCake. I love how the photos are laid out and framed. A great way to put a lot of papers to use without looking busy!


Created by chai. I love the triangles. The cluster work is just as the word art says … Stunning!


Created by emscraps. The clusters are amazing! I love how the tag looks like it’s binder-clipped on!

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May Featured Designer – Scraps by Missy

Happy May. Did everyone have fun with iNSD? I know it was sure busy around here. I wanted to hold off on posting this until things calmed down a little. Hopefully the weather is warming up in most places. I live just outside of Charlotte, NC and we are gearing up not only for the Wells Fargo Golf Championship this week, but this is also the beginning of 10 days of NASCAR racing at the speedway. Is the rest of your May as busy as mine looks to be? I would love to hear about your plans as we prepare for SUMMER!

This month our Feature Designer is Missy from Scraps by Missy. She was gracious enough to answer some of my off the wall (but fun) questions.

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

I’m not sure I have a go-to palette but I love anything with pinks and purples.

What is your favorite treat to have close while designing?

Sweet tea or ice water.

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

I’m a stay-at-home mom, and it’s a full time job .

What is the current ringtone on your phone?

Stop, I’m Already Dead by Deadboy & the Elephantmen

If you were deserted on an island (with all water/food provided), what three things would you want to have with you?

Family, portable solar panel charger, laptop!

If you could spend the day with anyone (living or dead) who would it be and why?

Sam Heughan…that would be a perfect day!

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be?

Scotland

What songs are included on the soundtrack to your life?

I love all kinds of music, I may have the weirdest soundtrack out there….lol. Country, pop, rock, 80’s and 90’s are some of my favs.

What would you sing at Karaoke night?

Welcome to the Jungle

If you had a warning label, what would yours say?

Caution: Wide Load!

What is one thing you will never do again?

Get married, once is enough!

What’s your favorite movie?

Gone With The Wind

Do you love or hate roller coasters?

Love

Do you believe there is intelligent life in outer space?

Yes

What was the last thing you ate?

A taco

If you were a crayon, what color would you be?

Purple

What’s your biggest pet peeve?

Grammar!

Pirates or Ninjas?

Ninjas!

Country or City?

City!!

Morning or Night?

Night

Indoors or Outdoors?

Indoors

Chocolate or Vanilla?

Chocolate

Cats or Dogs?

Cats

Thanks to Missy for playing along.

Are you collecting the pieces for this month’s Daily Download? Make sure you grab the download from the blog each day. The fill kit will be available in the store in June.

Make sure to check out Missy’s store. She has graciously offered a coupon for this month. It’s good for $2 off any $5 purchase (sbm_ds2). Also check out her Facebook page and her blog.

Don’t forget to leave a comment about how YOUR May is shaping up.

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Fresh Baked: May 08, 2015

While this newsletter isn’t going to be as jam-packed as last week’s, I’m still suggesting a cup of coffee or something to give you some energy! I’m exhausted from a busy week celebrating iNSD! Did you enjoy it? I think the designers did, though they didn’t let them stop them from working on some new amazing things!

Before I show you the new goodies, I have to share these gorgeous layouts using the new Buffet and this month’s monthly mix, “May Flowers”!


Created by msbrad. I love the corner clusters. So wonderfully done!


Created by emscraps. I love the paper layers and the font choice for the title.


Created by Lisa. I love the two papers splitting the layout in half with the ribbon seeming to hold them down.

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Fresh Baked: May 01, 2015

If you don’t have a cup of coffee or a glass of water, I suggest you grab yourself one before you start this newsletter. It’s a long one but it’s so chocked full of amazing goodies that it will be so worth it!

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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Fresh Baked: April 24, 2015

Shh! Don’t tell anyone that I’m telling you this!!

Coming soon to a Gingerscraps near you …

INSD is coming and you need to have your selfie ready, clicking finger primed and stretched, and the desire to have a lot of fun!

But, before all that arrives, the designers still have some other great things to share with you. You’re going to love the new templates from several designers, and some beautiful kits of different themes! So many lovely products coming out this week!

Before I show you the goodies, I have to share some layouts using our new Buffet and this month’s Monthly Mix is called “Dream Big


Created by scrappinbella. Always so jealous of the Florida shots. Makes me miss living there! I love how the shot of the rocket is broken up with the multiple frames! And the cluster work is just outstanding!


Created by hclappy. I love how the lighting in the pictures matches the kit perfectly!


Created by JillW. I really love the yellow background with all of the white space. I also love the picture done in black and white. So perfect.

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Happy Tax Day (for our US friends). Guess it’s a good thing that it’s also Bake Sale time so you can get some new goodies while not spending much. So let’s see what our fabulous designers are offering up this month.

And don’t forget, if you spend $10, you get this awesome collab {let it rain} for free. This would be perfect for me this week as it’s rained off and on every day.

Come back and leave a comment with some of the goodies you picked up. Remember these are only on sale until April 20.

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April Featured Designer – Part 2

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Can you believe it’s almost the middle of the month? Where is the time going?

I wanted to pop back in here with a quick reminder about the sale that our Featured Designers have going on through April 15.

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Also make sure you are grabbing the Daily Downloads by North Meets South Studios – a collaboration of Connie Prince and Trixie Scraps.

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Enjoy the rest of your month and make sure to get yourself rested up for iNSD. As always, GingerScraps will be having a blowout celebration starting on May 1. Keep your eyes open for information to be released on sales, chats, contests, and that pesky little Gingerbread man.

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Fresh Baked: April 10, 2015

April is here. That means changes in the weather from one extreme to the other. Rain in one area. Snow in another. Basically, Mother Nature is saying stay home, cuddle up inside, and scrapbook. The designers are here to help you with that! They have released some wonderful kits this week, as well as some gorgeous templates! You’ll find something, for sure, that you just can’t do without!

Before I show you the goodies, I have to share some layouts using our new Buffet and this month’s Monthly Mix is called “Dream Big


Created by CindyB. I love the angle of the picture, and the use of the mask on it!


Created by Colleen. I love how PERFECTLY the kit matches the pictures. Also, I love that she scraps older pictures!


Created by MamaCake. I love the layers and the cluster work is just wonderful!

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April Featured Designer – Part 1 – Designs by Connie Prince

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Happy Easter everyone! This month we have an awesome two-some feature. Designs by Connie Prince and Trixie Scraps Designs. First up, we’re going to chat with Connie. Let’s see how she answered our fun questions.

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

Anything primary, bold, & bright!

What is your favorite treat to have close while designing?

Coffee

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

I homeschool my son who is 17 and in 11th grade.

What is the current ringtone on your phone?

Mario Brothers music

If you were deserted on an island (with all water/food provided), what three things would you want to have with you?

My family (including the dogs), endless supply of books to read, and my phone.

If you could spend the day with anyone (living or dead) who would it be and why?

Definitely my mom. She passed away in 2011 and I miss talking to her very much.

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?

I would love to visit Ireland and Australia!

What songs are included on the soundtrack to your life?

My favorite song of the moment is Kelly Clarkson’s “Heartbeat Song”, it pumps me up!

What would you sing at Karaoke night?

Let’s see the last time I did karaoke I sang (very badly) Friends In Low Places.

If you had a warning label, what would yours say?

Incredibly silly.

What is one thing you will never do again?

Eat squid, yucko!

What’s your favorite movie?

This is always a hard one for me because I love so many, but Gone With The Wind is my all time favorite, I think.

Do you love or hate roller coasters?

Love them!

Do you believe there is intelligent life in outer space?

I think in some distant universe there probably is.

What was the last thing you ate?

Oatmeal with fruit.

If you were a crayon, what color would you be?

Hot Pink!

What’s your biggest pet peeve?

Cruelty of any kind.

Pirates or Ninjas?

Ninjas, hands down!

Country or City?

Suburbs lol.

Morning or Night?

Morning

Indoors or Outdoors?

Indoors

Chocolate or Vanilla?

Chocolate

Cats or Dogs?

Dogs

Thanks for playing along Connie.

Make sure to check out Connie’s GS Store, Facebook page and Blog. Also her store is on sale:

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Did you know that our Featured Designers design together as North Meets South Studios? Connie and Tracy hava collaborated again for April’s Daily Download.

Make sure you are coming to the blog each day to pick up the pieces.

I’ll be back soon with Part 2 of our Featured Designer post. Until then….

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