Neith"s Crafty Creations - image created with Club Scrap DigiDeluxe Refresh and Serengeti Kits

Friday, October 26, 2007

Want To Crop From Home This Weekend?

Oh there are so many great ways to do this! Last night Club Scrap launched the Centennial ALSB Class online at their new forum! Check out the full instructions in the ALSB Event section!

Then, there's a weekend long crop with fun challenges, contests, and PRIZES! It's being offered by Scrapbook Take Out and is up on their forum in the Scrappy Hollow Crop section!

I might be too busy to play but I'm going to try to get some of the challenges in later on! It's definitely worth a visit and there is a wonderful group of ladies over there! The three owners are wonderful women whome I'm lucky enough to know! And the forum members rock!

Whether you get to craft or not, have a great weekend! I'll try to post later after we have our Brownie Troop make 36 cards with Nathalia Castelon's AWESOME card formula and a mix of K&Co Brownie Papers and Club Scrap cardstock & stamps!

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Got Bugs? (Centennial Layout)

This has got to be my favorite layout from the Centennial Kit's 26 ALSB Layouts! I love these colors and happen to have a lot of photos already in the perfect color scheme! It also works perfectly with my favorite two shades of Ranger's Adirondack Acrylic Paint Dabbers, Pool and Lettuce, and these awesome Heidi Swapp Bordeaux Ghost Alphabet in Lime and Hambly Transparencies which came in Scrapbook Take Out's July 2007 Clearly Speaking Kit!

My daughter wanted to simply take photos for her grandpa of her eating one of the strange treats he gives us... It had those fun starter style chopsticks and Chinese takeout box, so she wanted it and got the photos taken! Well... you know I thought it was another fake creepy-things treat from the Fear Factor line... not so!

Got Bugs? Centennial 2007 ALSB Layout by Neith Juch

Supplies Used
  • Club Scrap - Centennial Kit 2007 Green & Aqua 12x12 Prints, Light Blue and Aqua 8.5x11 Prints, Translucent 8.5x11 Plain, Light Blue Die Cuts, and Centennial UM Casual B&B Stamps; Stratosphere 4/07 Light Blue Plain; It's a Boy/Girl 2006 UM Font; Mosaic Twist 1/05 Aqua Plain;
  • Scrapbook Takeout - Clearly Speaking 7/07 Kit Heidi Swapp Bordeaux Ghost Alphabet in Lime and Hambly Transparencies;
  • Ranger - Adirondacks Acrylic Paint Dabbers in Lettuce and Pool; Adirondack Dye Ink Pad in Pool (aka Sea Brights Pool); Archival Ink Pad in Jet Black; Matte Accents (to adhere transparencies); Stickles in Baby Blue;
  • Creating Keepsakes - Lisa Bearnson's Mega Chipboard Kit;

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

The Overflowing Centennial Kit!

Centennial Kit 2007

Club Scrap has created such an amazing kit to celebrate their 100th month of kits! This one of a kind, double sized kit combines design elements of multiple kits from long ago with papers from more recent kits to give a brand new, yet "classic" kit! It includes a brand new Scrap Rap, four recipe cards, one large wood mounted collage stamp, two full-color alphabet sticker sheets, four coordinating fibers, twenty four photo mattes, sixteen 1/4 sheets of cutouts, and an assortment of beads and embellishments (including two sizes each of brads and eyelets, a coin charm, and a molded road sign brad)!

Play the image above to see all the components, or go to this Photobucket Album to see them one by one! I did miss a single printed translucent sheet in the Casual Kit and will post it when I'm able to take a well lit photo tomorrow!

The 58 sheets (twenty four 12x12 prints, fourteen 12x12 plains, twelve 8.5x11 prints, and eight 8.5x11 plains) include: Academy 8/07 Manila; Stratosphere 4/07 Fuchsia, Green, & Light Blue; Farmer's Market 10/06 Brown, Pumpkin, & Translucent; Wild Wild West 10/05 Terra Cotta; Painted Desert 5/05 Embossed Stem; Mosaic Twist 1/05 Aqua;

The designs come from so many amazing past kits, including Time & Space 12/04, Poetic 9/03, Journeys 6/03, Aromatherapy 5/03, Weather 4/03, Games 3/03, Tuscany 10/02, Art Deco 9/02, Bugs 5/02, Architecture 4/02, Polynesian 7/01, Heritage III 6/01, Outdoor 11/00, Weekender 9/00, Heritage II 6/00! I'm sure I missed a few!

While waiting to build my ALSB (Assembly Line ScrapBooking, or creating photo-less layouts with Club Scrap's incredible instructions and minimal leftovers) I grabbed some of the matching solid papers from my personal stash and used the two sets of Centennial Casual and Classic Borders & Backgrounds Unmounted Stamps (sold separately from the kit and still available!) to create the cards below!

Centennial Kit 2007 Casual Dragonfly Card by Neith Juch Centennial Kit 2007 Classic If You Smile... Card by Neith Juch

Supplies used on Dragonfly Card:
  • Club Scrap - Centennial Kit 2007 Casual Unmounted Stamps and Recipe Card (I enlarged a scan of the dragonfly and printed it onto the Green paper then cut it out); Stratosphere 4/07 Fuchsia, Green, and Light Blue; Painted Desert 5/05 Embossed Stem; Mosaic Twist 1/05 Aqua;
  • Ranger - Antiquities Frosted Crystal Ink (to white wash the Fuchsia paper before stamping onto it); Archival Carnation Ink; Cut 'n' Dry Foam; Nick Bantock Lamp Black Ink; Sea Shells Tropical Raspberry Ink (aka Adirondack Lights Pink Sherbet);
See the next blog entry for a full description of the second card!

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Centennial Classic Card

My Club Scrap Centennial Kit & Unmounted Stamps arrived today and I LOVE it! I am waiting to cut into the papers because I want to do Tricia's awesome ALSB which will make 26 drool-worthy layouts and a pair of cards! But, the Scrap Rap that came with it tells me about the solid papers that are used and I do have those in my stash! So I prepped the stamps and dove in with a batch of these cards!

I was also heavily inspired by Carole's cards (she posted amazing cards on, totally different than mine here!) that used a new Vaseline Resist technique from Technique Junkies' newest newsletter! So, I grabbed my newsletter, raided my paint bin, and here you have it!

Classic Centennial Kit 2007 Card by Neith Juch

Supplies used:
  • Club Scrap - Centennial Kit 2007 Classic Unmounted Stamps; Farmer's Market 10/06 Greetings to Go in Pumpkin; Wild Wild West 10/05 Terra Cotta; Ivory Elegance 12/06 Beige, Dark Brown, & Ivory; (Note that all but the Beige and Dark Brown are papers included in the Centennial Kit and the card/envelopes are scanned on top of the Centennial 2007 Classic Manila Print.)
  • Ranger - Archival Ink in Coffee and Sepia; Adirondack Ink in Caramel and Ginger; Cut 'n' Dry Foam;
  • Pro Art - Watercolor Tubes;
  • Technique Junkies - Vaseline Resist Technique;
Watch out for more to come!