Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Challenge #5

With Christmas right around the corner and all these wonderful Christmas pp we thought it be appropriate to do a Christmas challenge or holiday challenge (whatever you prefer). So what puts you in the mood? What gets you in that Christmas spirit? Maybe it’s the sight of Christmas lights, or the smell of baking cookies. What lets you know Christmas (or your holiday) is coming? Use your 5 senses touch, taste, sight, smell, hear. You don't have to use all 5 use one if you like. Just let us know what it is that puts you in the holiday spirit. Now on to the technique…You must paint with something found in your house. It can be ANYTHING. I mean easy peasy lemon squeezie, right?


Oh and our awesome sponsor this time around is...



Coordinates Collection

They will send you one of their fabulous kits! Even more reason to do this challenge.

Just in case you are stumped here is our takes on this awesome challenge.



Guest Mojo Girl~Aja



Liz


Michelle



Lindsay


Marie


Jess


Kristi




Melissa


Micayla

Aren't they wonderful?!? Some of the things we used to paint with:
Tissue paper, Mesh veggie bag, cups, forks, bubble wrap, and cookie cutters just to name a few.

Now for the due date...We figured with all the holiday hussel and bussel we would give you till the end of dec to complete this. SO this will be our last challenge this year. We will be back again on Jan 1st with sneaks of our next challenge and a brand new guest mojo girl. So you really have no excuses not to do this challenge! We thank you all for your support and hope that you and yours have a wonderful holiday!

xoxo


Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Guest Mojo Girl

Our Dec guest Mojo Girl is a lovely lady. She has so much talent...We are so happy to have her on our team this time around.




1. Name: Aja

2. What is your “Day” job?
I teach 2nd grade for a large urban district. It's stressful, and demanding, but I'm pretty sure it's something I was meant to do.


3. Do you have a spouse…children…pets?
Yes...Yes...No! LOL! I've been married to Jackson for almost 7 years (our anniversary is Dec. 16), and I have two adorable girls, Jaden (5) and Ashlyn (2)...but don't let them fool you...they're really good at getting into trouble! (Their dad is too!)


4. Do you have a blog that you regularly post on?
Yup! twogirlzstuff I try to keep it as updated as possible...but, I'm a little busy.


5. How long have you been scrapbooking?
I've really been doing it since high school...more than 10 years (ugh, I'm getting old!). But I've only done pages that I would actually show people for about 4 years! lol!


6. Where do you find your inspiration for layouts?
My photos. I buy all the scrapbook mags, and check galleries, but, it all really comes back to the picture and the memory behind it.


7. What is your “must-have” item on a layout (other than the necessities)?
This may sound funny, but I absolutely CANNOT complete a layout unless I have journaled on it in my own handwriting. I know so many people who create their layouts and put them aside to journal on later, or who don't like their writing so they never use it. I think it is so much more important to have something of YOU in every page you create.


8. What would you say your scrapping style is? What is your favorite technique?
Hmmm...It's kind of funny because all of the friends that I scrap with know that I could run a business with the supplies in my scraproom! I am always drawn to pages with lots of fun little bits, and I have gobs and gobs of goodies to use, but my pages usually end up fairly simple.
My favorite technique may not qualify as a technique, but I almost ALWAYS use staples to "adhere" my ribbon.


9. Can you describe your scrapping process?
This goes back to #6. I start by digging through my photos, and pulling out my absolute faves...the ones that put an instant smile on my face, or bring on the tears. (I used to think that I needed to work chronologically. Then, one day, I looked at my boxes and albums stacked on my shelves, and realized I would be working on Jaden's birth album about the time she graduated high school. Then I decided that it was more important to scrap what I enjoyed...what made me happy...so it didn't feel as much like something I "had" to do.) Once I have my pic, I pretty much know what my title's going to be, as well as the mood and colors of the layout...all before I even begin pulling out supplies.

10. Where can we see more of your work at (online galleries, etc).
Sadly...I'm a slacker...so pretty much just on my blog.

And wait till you see what she did with our next challenge...You'll have to come back tmw tho! Hope to see you then!

Monday, December 3, 2007

Winner!

Ok so I know you have been patiently waiting...I wont keep u any longer...The winner of #4 challenge is...



Christina C.

Make sure you email us your address at scrapmojo@sbcglobal.net for that lovely A Million Memories kit! You did an amazing job on this challenge!

Here are our favorites...



We want you all to have a wonderful holiday and our next challenge is only 2 days away! Come back tmw and check out our guest Mojo Girl!

Sunday, December 2, 2007

Sneak Peeks

How is everyone tonight? We got some sneak peeks for ya...Also tmw we will have the winner announced and then on the 4th we will introduce our new guest Mojo Girl! She is super sweet and talented you wont wanna miss that! On to the sneaks!









Also the clue will be up tmw! Don't forget to come back.

Hope you hare having a wonderful holiday season!

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Challenge #4

So this one is a super easy one. I wanted it to be easy so we all can take the time to scrap a little something something and spend time with our families. Here it is... What are you thankful for (Nichole was right). It can be anything, the title can be anything. Go wild with it! Now for our second technique...Distress the heck out of it. Ink it up, rough it up, whatever you want. Sounds easy right? I hope so! We have a awesome prize from ....


~A Million Memories~



And just in case you need a little extra mojo...Here are our takes to help light the way.


Guest Mojo Girl-Michelle


Jess



Melissa


Liz


Kristi


Micayla


Marie


Lindsay


Michelle


Link them up here on or before Nov 30th. Most of all from the Mojo Girls to all of you...Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!!!

xoxox

Monday, November 19, 2007

Sneak peeks and Guest Mojo Girl

So here we go...We have a guest Mojo Girl this time around...And let me tell you she is one talented doll.




1. Name: Michelle Jacquemet

2. What is your “Day” job?
I have two part time jobs while I look for a full time job. I work as a salesperson at a year round Christmas store and as a receptionist on Sunday’s at Alain Pinel Realtors. I also do freelance portrait photography.

3. Do you have a spouse…children…pets?
I have a wonderful boyfriend, Dan! I don’t have any children but I do have an albino dwarf hamster named Banana Hammock (and he did have a sister named Princess Consuela).

4. Do you have a blog that you regularly post on?
I love to blog. I average 3-4 times per week. Its called Mission Creativity.

5. How long have you been scrap booking?
I have been scrapping for about a year and a half. My friend got me into it because she had foot surgery over summer break. We would scrap for about 12 hours once a week. I found the online world of scrapping and have become completely addicted.

6. Where do you find your inspiration for layouts?
Photographs are my #1 inspiration. If I have a good photo then I’m inspired. I find my inspiration in the most unlikely places. I love going to Mel’s Diner in San Francisco because of the amazing atmosphere. They have these adorable scalloped placemats that just get my creative juices flowing.

7. What is your “must-have” item on a layout (other than the necessities)?
Hambly overlays or rub ons 100%. I love their vibrant colors and the happiness their products bring to me. They remind me of being young and carefree.

8. What would you say your scrapping style is? What is your favorite technique?
My style is very colorful and playful. I love to experiment and just see where things go. My favorite technique is to sew with embroidery floss and doodle on the page. I’m really enjoying making my own embellishments too.

9. Can you describe your scrapping process?
I start by getting photos printed (at scrapbookpictures.com). I look through my stash to see if I have anything that will work and if I don’t I go shopping. How I love to shop! I look through a few blogs or go to a gallery and browse. I try to have a movie with really neat art direction on in the background for additional inspiration while I scrap. Then I comb through my stash and find every possible thing that might look cool for the layout and start placing stuff on the paper. I do this for a very long time since I often find there is more than one way I like it. I don’t start gluing stuff until it just feels right. Once I have the placement of all of the papers and photos the way I want it then I add the title and embellishments. Then I add some paint, glitter, doodling, and inking and then I’m done.


10. Where can we see more of your work at (online galleries, etc).
You can find my galleries at SisTv, TwoPeas, EBB Creations, Flickr, Etsy, and at Mission Creativity.

I bet you cant wait to see what she did! Well you wont want to miss it. Here is just a taste of the awesomeness from our Mojo Girls.












Don't forget to come back tmw for the next challenge! We have a wonderful sponsor and really awesome pages to show you! It's a easy one so don't be scared! We hope to see you tmw!

Sunday, November 18, 2007

Winner!!!


I must commend EVERYONE who took the time to scrap our challenge this time around. I know it is a busy month. So really ladies if I could give you all a prize I would!

We loved seeing all your takes on this challenge and the creativity was endless. But there can only be one winner...And that winner is.....


Tania


You did a wonderful job girlie! And who could resist those bunny prints!?! Please Email me at scrapmojo@sbcglobal.net with ur address so we can get that wonderful Scrapinstyle prize out to ya!

We had 2 girls that tied for second and were only one vote off from our winner! I wanna give a special shout out to ....

And here are our favs!



Ok girls make sure u come back tmw I will give you some sneak peeks and we have a guest designer this time around!!! She is one talented girl so you wont want to miss her interview tmw!

Also dont forget our challenge will be posted on the 20th!

Monday, November 5, 2007

Challenge #3

Boys and ghouls of every age wouldn't you like to see something strange? Come with us and you will see this our challenge of ...... Well Halloween, Christmas, Easter, Valentines Day, Fourth of July... Hahahaha. This challenge was of course inspired by Nightmare Before Christmas. Want to know what it is? Ok ok here we go...

Your challenge is what holiday would you take over and who's boots would you fill? This could be fantasy this could be reality. Example: Easter bunny/Easter or Christmas/Mom. Get it? And your twist...You must use fabric. Ah don't we all love fabric?

We have an awesome sponsor this time around....The sister of scrapbooking....




Scrapinstyle tv!


How awesome is that? Pretty darn awesome!If you wanna win this cool prize make sure your layouts or creations are to us no later then the 15th! Nov 15th that is!

Here is what the Mojo Girls knocked out.

Lindsay


Lizee


Kristi


Micayla


Melissa


Michelle


Jessica


Marie

We all really enjoyed this challenge and hope you will too...Remember Layouts are due Nov 15th! We can't wait to see yours!



P.s. ANYONE can play!