Saturday, May 01, 2010

Crafty Secrets National Scrapbook Day celebration giveaway!! My turn!

The Celebration continues! HAPPY NATIONAL SCRAPBOOK DAY!!!
Today I will be hosting a giveaway thanks to Crafty Secrets Heartwarming Vintage. All you have to do is leave a comment in this post between now and Monday (May 3rd) to have a chance to win a $50 Gift Certificate from Crafty Secrets.
There are a number of other girls on the DT that are also hosting their giveaways today.. so be sure to pop over the the Heartwarming Vintage blog for their links when you are finished here. More chances to win right?

The challenge for this month was creating with Crafty Secrets products USING A PHOTO. So here are my projects.

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I took this photo of Kate out at the cabin last summer (getting some love from Aly and Molly), and I've been wanting to do something with it ever since. I love this photo. You can click on it to to see it larger if you wish.

Image from the "Birds and Blossoms" Creative Scraps.

Background Shape from Accucut "Bracket Block" B1054


The saying I used is from this stamp Set "Seasonal Friends"





Okay... one more layout.
again.. background shape from Accucut


This layout was done with the "Kitchen Classics" Clear Art Stamp set.


With images from the "Homemade" Image and Journal Booklet

This little darl'n belongs to my cousin Casey. What a cutie!


Thanks for coming by , and remember to leave a comment here if you like your name put in for the $50 Crafty Secrets gift certificate.. then pop over to the Heartwarming Vintage blog to get in on a chance to win there also!
Thankyou to Sandy , the owner of Crafty Secrets for always being so generous!
***Honored to work for Crafty Secrets***


178 comments:

Jan said...

Love your sweet dogs! OH...your projects too! They're always fun to look forward to and you're so inspiring!

Brenda E. said...

How very pretty it all is. I just ordered that birds and blossoms set. I can't wait for it to get here. I love the framing.

Diane S. said...

I purchased some crafty secrets products recently and love the vintage feel of them! thanks for your inspiration!! beautiful work..

ScrappyPam said...

I love your pages - they're beautiful!

Kathryn Moffatt said...

I love your work...

kathrynmoffatt@yahoo.com

~Tonya said...

I love your LO so beautiful. I love how CS stamp, so crisp and just perfect.

Have fun scrapping.
~Tonya

Cheryl Walker said...

Beautiful job with your pages hun!!!! Love the stamp set you used!!!!

Thank you for the chance at winning tooo!!!!

Hugs,
Cheryl
cher2006@msn.com

Pattyjo said...

Hello Vickie, Please drop my name in the hat for the giveaway!!!! I will keep my fingers and toes crossed for this one. Heck I will even cross my eyes. :+)
Pattyjo

kellyulanday said...

As always, you work is amazing!! Thanks for the tips the other day. Can't wait to try them out.

Barb said...

I love your work, Vicki, hope you are coming up to BC again this fall. I have falled head over heels for Crafty Secrets!
bborkowsky@telus.net

Lynn said...

Your work is awesome. I love the vintaging cooking images.
Thanks for a chance to win!
Lynn
pls0818@aol.com

Sue said...

Love your projects. And thanks for the chance to win. :)

StampinCathy said...

Beautiful project and so inspiring. I really like the sets you used on them.

Suzette said...

Good luck to everyone on winning the gift certificate and happy NSD!

Cynthia said...

Both pages are adorable, Vicki! I love how you used the creative scrap with the first page.

jan said...

Love the vintage kitchen images and your use of them on the layout!! Would love to win some CSNS cash!! Would make ever so happy! :) :)

Iteachscraps said...

Beautiful!

Bobbie said...

Love your projects. They are beautiful!

SuZeQ said...

Absolutely LOVE what you've done (and always do!) Thanks for such great inspiration. Happy NSD.

jennifer said...

great layouts, love the variety -j queendragonfairie at yahoo.com

Ronda said...

Vic, your work always inspires me!! I just love your style! :o) That little bird set is sweet. Beautiful, as always, my friend!

Pam said...

Awww Vicki, your projects are gorgeous as always, beautiful!

Southern Moments said...

OMG!! Awesome LO's!! I always wondered how I could incorporate stamps into my scrapbooking LO's. You have so inspired me. I'm so glad I found Crafty Secrets thanks to SCS.

I'm a follower for sure :)

java_jenny said...

Your layouts are sooo sweet! As silly as this sounds, I never really thought of using stamps on layouts but I really love the idea! Thanks so much for sharing the inspiration!

ciki said...

Vicki - you are always an inspiration to me! And I am addicted to Crafty secrets!! Love this line.

Sarah said...

The love you have for your family as well as the products you use make all of your creations shine. Beautiful work, Vicki!

craftymom205 said...

Great layouts.

Linda F. said...

Oh, what I could do with a $50 Crafty Secrets certificate! Pick me! Pick me! LOL!

Deborah March said...

How BEAUTIFUL! I really love how you added the tiny flowers and leaves to the flourishes in the first piece!

Victoria Resh said...

I have the birds & blossoms and I've made such wonderful cards using it...your projects are gorgeous. Happy NSD :D

Karen W said...

How sweet, your dogs are adorable and I love all the new stuff. This is so much fun and exciting!!

cristinoel said...

Your pages look so nice.

Heidi G said...

Thanks for offering the giveaway.

heidi @ dicarlo 1 dot com

Cookiecarmello said...

The cookin' page is so cute! I love the cs silverware stamp, border and clip. The recipe notes are a great addition. I have lots of family get together baking photos and this was an inspiration. Your "cook" is adorable! Can she come cook for me?

cendrillon said...

Bravo pour ta réa!
Bon 1er mai!
bye

cendrillon said...

Bravo pour ta réa!
Bon 1er mai!
bye

Karen McAlpine said...

Your photos are soo cute. Love your layouts and how you added all the accents.
mcalpinekaren@hotmail.com

Sue said...

What beautiful stamps!

Marlene (cards4u) said...

Fun layouts! love how you incorporated the stamps into them and created different looks! thankls for the chance to play : )

Jodi said...

Your work is just amazing! Thanks for the chance to win prizes!!! If I can get off the computer, I'm gonna try and scrap today!! LOL

Holly Saveur said...

Lovely projects.
Love your work.

Holly.
holly@bluebus.nl

Erika M. said...

I must say that I am a huge fan and really love all of your creations!

leenda said...

Fabulous layouts/pages! These are so fun & so creative!

Linda
leenda1 at cox dot net

Lin said...

Oh my, I ADORE your layouts! Your attention to detail is amazing, and there was so much to look at! Thanks so much for the inspiration!

Jana said...

Beautiful work, I love these stamp sets

PEA said...

Those are adorable. I love the little girl in the pot. Reminds me of my kids when they were little.
Such a pretty girl with sweet looking dogs. It is a beautiful layout.
I got to get scrapping.

Bettyann said...

All these fun projects get my creative juices flowing..thanks for sharing..

Anonymous said...

Great pages! Thanks for a chance to win! Eringlee at sbcglobal.net

Wendy P said...

Luv yer stuff!!!

Phyllis M. said...

Love your scrapbook pages wonderful layouts for them and love all the vintage images. Thanks for sharing and for a chance to win too.
pmaeyaert@hotmail.com

Martha said...

so beautiful, I love this set.

Jennifer Hansen said...

Great projects!

jlh774 at gmail dot com

beadz said...

Your projects are always amazing! I would be so thrilled to win!
hugs,
Gini

Cindy said...

Your projects are beautiful. I can't wait to see the new stuff on the CS blog. Thanks for the chance to win a gift certificate. My email is:

latenightcrafter@comcast.net

sharon said...

I love anything vintage for card making and scrapbooking. My favorite is the birds.

sharon said...

Love anything vintage for card making and scrapbooking. Especially like the birds.

vivie said...

i love so much crafty items!!!
s909@hotmail.fr

connie said...

love your LOs

Linda said...

How lovely...each project prettier than the other! I lvoe the new stamp set!

Sarah Martina said...

Beautiful projects Vicki! :) Thanks for sharing!

Char- The Mad Shopper said...

Thanks for sharing both adorable layouts with us.

Erin Smetak said...

What awesome projects you have here! What fabulous inspiration!

Mrsro said...

All I have to say is... I LOVE everything you do!! You have such wonderful, inspiring ideas. I like the layout, as I've been trying to work on a project to use my "Homemade" journaling tags. Thanks for the beautiful things!!

- Sheri
mrsro@cox.net

SherylH said...

Beautiful -- I like how you have incorporated the Crafty Secrets images so nicely.

1CardCreator said...

Those are precious layouts that look awesome with the new Crafty Secrets goodies. Thanks for sharing, ~Diane

Elaine said...

You rascal! These are so cute!! I love the kitchen classics (it's been one of my favorites for such a long time) And here, you paired it with such a cutie pie subject!
Love the colorful flowes too on the Ally & Molly layout! It's so pretty with the flowers on the swirly!

kathy/North Carolina said...

Those scrapbook pages are just stunning. Love the kitchen color combo, and the wonderful colors in the first layout as well. As usual, first rate!

Anonymous said...

Happy NSD! I love Crafty Secrets products and your projects too! Thanks for the inspiration.

Linda Woerth said...

cute, cute love them all.

NancyB said...

Happy NSD! Love your work - very inspirational. Thanks for the chance to win as I love Crafty Secrets products.

Diane said...

Wonderful layouts.....love both of them......the Crafty Secret products you used were perfect...love~love that baby ktichenone...what a very cute idea!!!

Peggy said...

Love all your vintage goodness. Blessings.
Peggy Allen

Miriam said...

What wonderful layouts! I always enjoy your photos and your projects! I must order the Birds and Blossoms Creative scraps! I loved the way you used the kitchen stamps on your second layout--very cute! Thank you for sharing.

Cathy said...

Love your LO's. So beautiful! I love all things Crafty Secrets. Happy NSD!

cottagerca said...

Love your pic with the pups!!! All 3 are a happy bunch!! great shot.
ava
cottagerca@yahoo.ca

Rene S said...

Such wonderful projects!
Rene S
rj_Schweitzer@yahoo.com

Staysy said...

Great layouts and so inspiring! Thanks for the chance to win.

Anonymous said...

I love all the vintage looks. Your creations are lovely.
carol b.

scrappydarling said...

I love the layout using the kitchen classics stamp set! So sweet!

Vicky H said...

Thank you so much for the ideas and inspiration!

Vicki Sopcak said...

I just love the vintage stamps that Crafty Secrets has!!! Keep em coming.

Sad1eLady@aol.com

Greta said...

I love all of it :0)

Klynn said...

I love your projects!

JB said...

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Kathy said...

Your work is so beautiful!

EileenMV said...

Beautiful layout!!!

harrahx2 said...

OMG, Absolutley Adorable! Way too cute. Love the pic of Kate...the pups just needed some love. That baby in the pot? Way too cute.

Susan said...

Oh my gosh these are so very sweet! I just love those Birds & Blooms images!

Tricia said...

Great layouts! Your work with Crafty Secrets is amazing!

alisa logue said...

Happy NSD Vikki! -Alisa

Nelly said...

Love everything you made as always and what cute stuff Crafty Secrets carry. Thanks for the inspiration and doing this giveaway.

Kris Pare said...

Your projects are lovely! I love Crafty Secrets--such sweet images.

Kim C. said...

I love your kitchen layout, very cute. The birds and blossoms set is awesome. Certainly will have to put that on my wish list

starqueen said...

Hi Vicki,
I have to say getting to see your art makes me happy! Thank you for sharing your creative talents with us!

starqueeh15@comcast.net

Karen said...

Your blog is one of my favorites, thanks for sharing with us!

sara said...

Beautiful work. Thank you for sharing this.

sara

cikotu@comcast.net

Rose S said...

Your work is beautiful.

sara said...

Beautiful work. Thank you for sharing.

Sara

cikotu@comcast.net

sara said...

Beautiful work. Thank you for sharing.

sara

cikotu@comcast.net

Anonymous said...

Beautiful work. Thank you for sharing.

sara

cikotu@comcast.net

DeniseLynn said...

Vicki you rock it every time. Just love the photo of that little one in the pot and the layout you did with it.

sara said...
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Carla said...

Such a great challenge as I generally see the product used for cards and altered..Blessed NSD to all your fans and yourselves..

Sue D said...

Both layouts are fabulous!
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

Christine Schmidt said...

Your work is absolutely stunning! I found your blog thru Melissa Phillips (LOVE that girl!)--first time here & am so glad I found you! So much beautiful inspiration in every project you do. I too am a huge lover of birds! Thank you so much for sharing your creative & beautiful works of art!

Laura Stewart said...

great project!!

Marie M. said...

One word says it all- "Beautiful"! mealley@juno.com

NanaBeth said...

Just gorgeous-I love how yu used the Vintage Kitchen images-I never think outside the box that way. Grat inspiration.

Anonymous said...

Love these projects. I Crafty Secrets!

Shawn K.

Susan said...

OOOHHH, all of your work is just beautiful! Loved all of it. thanks for sharing :)
Susan

sus said...

Enjoyed looking at your creative blog! Thanks for sharing! cgn53@verizon.net

JeanFB said...

Gorgeous projects!!! I love the shaped pages for the layouts, and the scraps look great!

csheldon1 said...

really cute projects

klasickewpie said...

Gorgeous layouts Vicki, and so cute with the Crafty Secrets.
bohnls(at)wi(dot)rr(dot)com

Diane M said...

Two wonderful projects. The layouts are great, along with those photos.

Diane M

Anonymous said...

Nothing better than a sunny day in a hammock and two loveable furry friends...
Domenico

Marisa said...

Love your projects Vicki.

Lynn Stevens said...

What a sweet photo and some happy dogs! really great pages, Thanks for the chance at your generous giveaway

lois said...

these are so cute as usual - and the pups are equally as sweet!!! Happy National Scrapbook Day!

The Matriarch said...

I have been drooling over the "Campbell Kids" stamp (that is what I call it) for a week - this may be the motivation I needed to purchase it. I can see lots of uses for the entire collection.

Love your designs and techniques. Keep posting please.

jeneaevan said...

Fantastic work as usual. I love everything, you are so inspiring!

SURREALSTAMPER said...

Absolutely GORGEOUS!!!
I want those vintage looking backgrounds!!! =D

Pearl Maple said...

Sweet creations.
Recently picked up a sheet of Crafty Secrets that are just itching to launch into a new project soon.

Anonymous said...

Love your dogs and Pictures too...Great talent!
Thanks for sharing.

Rhonda said...

Loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee the layout and clever use of the incredible products.... you inspire me!
rhondalou72@yahoo.com

Janet L. said...

Great projects!! Love all the vintage looks.

Joanne Leddy said...

Your projects are gorgeous as is the locations of the photo shoots! Thanks for sharing your talents!

Annitta Vith said...

What a sweet little cook in your layout. I understand very well why you love to work with the products from Crafty Secrets. Everything is so beautifull!

Rae C. said...

I love checking out your creations--they are always fresh, fun, and fabulous!

LoveSnailMail said...

Beautiful combination - very inspiring!

sharon d said...

Beautiful job on your layouts. Thanks for sharing.

Scrubbybubbles(sue) said...

Wow...first off, this is the first time I've been here. I have really been bitten by the vintage bug in the last year and I truly LOVE your blog. it's absolutely gorgeous! In addition, this project is so beautiful. What a lovely keepsake. Thanks so much for your inspiration and for the chance to win! :)

Mickie said...

I am a dog lover and owner so I have to say "LOVE the DOGS." Nice work on your projects.

Debby said...

Love all the lay outs and the embelishments.

csheldon1 said...

adorable pages and projects

Charlette Finley said...

Your projects are just lovely. I love using the CS stamps sets and all their other products. TFS and the chance to win a little something.

Robyn said...

Wow, great layouts! I love Crafty Secrets products, they are such fun! Thanks for the inspiration!

The Lone Dollier said...

Love the layouts. So cute!

Smiles~
Marilyn
mcgoo4(at)gmail.com

debbiek said...

Vicki, I love alllll your projects especially the one with the kitchen set. Just adorable! Thanks so much for the inspiration. You are truly amazing...

DebbieK
d kaste at wi dot rr dot com

The Vintage Dresser said...

Love your work, it's so inspirational!

Agus :) said...

Lovely LO! Thanks for the chance to win!
Agus
PS: my email is on my profile

SandyK said...

Your scrap papes are awesome!

dinosaur said...

Beautiful page!

Carol Weimer said...

Vicki, what a beautiful picture and project. I am loving the new releases from CS....their images are always so sweet. Have a great week.

Kathy said...

What wonderful projects!

Karey said...

Great pic of the baby in the dutch oven.
Thanks for sharing.

Thanh Vo said...

Sandy is fabulous, isn't she! :D I always enjoy stopping by and seeing what you've done with all your family photos, Vicki. I know I need to scrapbook more often and you always inspire me.

Christina said...

Vicki - you inspire me! Love the vintage and kitchen line. I subscribe to your newsletter and look forward to every one!! Thanks for the giveaway contest!

Christina

Kristy said...

I love your kitchen scrapbook page! Your photos along with the vintage image of the girl cooking is perfect!

Southern Cricut said...

I just love the birds and blossoms

Vicky said...

Beautiful Layouts! Love how you've used Crafty Secrets on each one!

vicmeier@hotmail.com

Vicki Sopcak said...

Your layouts are wonderful!!! Everything is just so cute. The kitchen set is adorable.

Sad1eLady@aol.com

Brenda said...

I love your page with the dogs. What a fun way to display it. Great job.

Melisa Waldorf said...

Hi Vicky. Awesome layouts!!

Mary Anne in NJ said...

Everything is great...as usual...thanks for sharing..

LauraB said...

omgracious-"kiss the cook" is soooo sweet-great job!!!

southernscraps said...

Great projects!

nanalady said...

Hi and thanks for the chance. Your lovely work is such an inspiration...especially love the birds!

joy said...

Love the placement of the flowers in your first layout -- great colors!

lorinda said...

beautiful work!!!

Sylvia said...

Love all your work. Very nice display. I love all the Crafty Secrets Products, so happy to find the website. Much inspiration from the DT and Thanks for the chance to win.

Connie Buck said...

Awesome layouts. Love the kitchen set, Have 4 grandchildren under 3 years old. You really got my creative juices flowing. Thanks.

Suzette said...

Loving all the inspiration all week long and love love Crafty secret products. Thanks for all the giveaway chances!

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Oh, what gorgeous projects!1 That LO is AMAZING!! Love it! Thanks for a chance!

tricia said...

HI, thanks for a chance to win. Thank you too for all your wonderful inspirations.

Dawn said...

I love how you have intergrated these beautiful stamps to your LOs with the spoons/cutlery stamps.

Please enter me in to this wonderful candy chance

Lillabell said...

I love the way you stamp around the picture.

lillianchild said...

Your "homemade" page is just adorable!

Shelley Germann said...

Sweet, sweet pages! Some great inspiration here!

BTW-I hope I'm not too late....I was away from the computer all weekend. I would love to win some Crafty goodness!!!

BabyBokChoy said...

fingers crossed for me. I am a huge cs fan...

margie said...

All your cards are so darling...I love them.

Kisngombe said...

Oh, I just love all the new DT projects. Thanks for sharing your creative genius with us all!!

Kisngombe said...

Oh I just love all the new DT projects. Thanks so much for sharing your creative genius!

Erica said...

Beautiful projects! How can you go wrong with these wonderful products.

JessicaK said...

So cute! I love the kitchen classic layout. What an adorable munchkin.

Priya said...

They are awesome ....

Elaine said...

The Crafty Secrets products are just up my alley. VIntage is my favorite style. Your pages look wonderful

craft_princess said...

WOW! Cool stuff!