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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DD: Apr 15


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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 April 14th, 2015

Happy Tuesday! I am loving Spring! I have been outside more in the past week more than I was January and February combined! I hope everyone is taking lots of pictures to scrap with our awesome challenges! In a rut? Maybe our Recipe Challenge hosted by Cathy K Designs can help you out! The challenge is simple, Cathy provided a list of things that must be in your layout, then its up to you how to present them! This challenge plus 9 others for this month will get you this beautiful collab!

The image is linked to our tracking thread! Make sure you record what challenges you completed!

Lets  take a look at some of the great LO’s made for the Recipe Challenge:

It's the Climb

Signs of Spring

Celebrating Fall

Destructo

What will you create?

DD: Apr 14


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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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There’s an App For That | A Beautiful Mess

I don’t know about you, but I wish I could scrap more often. I scrap at home, while the guys are watching something I have no desire to or while everyone is sleeping. I’ve thought more than once how I wish that I could scrap on the go. While I have not been able to find an app that lets me scrap from start to finish. I have found a few that cuts out some steps and I can do on the go. Not to mention they add special touches to my layouts. I am stopping by today to talk about one of those apps!

A Beautiful Mess

What is this app you ask? A Beautiful Mess is a photo editing app. It comes with 6 photo filters, quite a few fonts, great borders, word art, and doodles. You can make in-app purchases for more of everything (except the filters). The in-app purchases are $0.99 a piece.

When using A Beautiful Mess, it crops the photo to a square. Once you are done, it saves it to your photo library. It is available in iTunes and Google play. A lot of you will have known about and used this app. However, for those who do not, let me tell and show you how this can help your digital scrapping!

I took 4 photos that I had taken while my son and I were out having our, “Me & You Day”. I edited these in about 10 minutes or less.

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So, as you can see I took photo photos and added to them. Little word art here, a tad of color there, and fun borders. Now, how does this help with scrapping? It might have only taken me 10 minutes or less to do this in Photoshop. I think with the searching and creating though, it would have taken a bit longer. Not to mention, I can do this while waiting for an appointment, or laying in bed being lazy! I didn’t have to lug out my laptop or go sit at my desktop. How easy would these be to put in a layout?

Fun, right?! Don’t limit yourself to your computer and remember, you don’t just have to pocket scrap with these kinds of photos. Explore your phone’s apps and see what you can come up with. If you find a really cool new app, let me know! I would love to check it out and might even use it in a future post.

Made a layout using a photo from A Beautiful Mess?! Remember to upload it in the gallery and come back and link us up! We love to see what you are scrapping!

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DD: Apr 13


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DD: Apr 12


The link for this download is no longer available.

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.

Pinspiration | The Movies

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Happy Scrappy Saturday everyone!! Do you ever need a bit of inspiration to get those creative scrappy juices flowing? Let me tell you, I sure do! A lot of the times looking around the gallery helps. So does Pinterest. I was looking for a bit of inspiration and searched for “scrapbooking ideas“.

Scrolling down I found this really cool traditional layout with movie ticket stubs! How cool is that? I got to thinking how that could be taken and turned into a digital scrapbooking layout. Here is the pin that got those ideas flowing.


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I looked around a bit more and found some more ticket stub layouts:


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How would you turn these into digital layouts? Easy! You can get everything you need to scrap any of these examples. Digital pockets, digital washi, or even go hybrid! Scrap everything you need and leave a place for an tangible pocket. Stick it in your layout book and add the ticket stubs. You can also scan those ticket stubs in and use them digitally. You know, cameras are so good now days that you can just snap a photo of the ticket stub if you do not have access to a scanner. Here are some products I found around the store to get those movie and ticket stub layouts going.
Magical Hollywood by Magical Scraps Galore!

 

Movie Night by Wimpychompers

 

Let’s Get Reel by Blue Heart Scraps

 

Now Showing by LuvEwe Designs

 

Plastic Pockets by Magical Scraps Galore!

His and Hers Frames by Kathryn Estry

 

Those are just a few of the items to get those layouts started. You can also scrap by the theme of the movie! Don’t forget concert tickets either. I cannot wait to scrap my movie tickets. I am going to save them up this summer and scrap the movies of our 2015 summer.

We would love to see your movie and ticket stub layouts! Make sure to load them up to the GingerScrap’s gallery and then come back here and link us up!

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DD: Apr 11


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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.