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Wednesday, May 23, 2012


Hi kids, it's Sophie here! Thankyou for waiting so patiently to find out the April Sophie's Corner winners! So with out further ado the 3 winners are: In first place-
Second Place
Third Place :
Thankyou to everyone for playing along in the April challenge! Make sure you enter this months challenge which is to use circles! You only have a few days left to get your entries in and go into the draw to win some great prizes! Happy Scrapping!

Wednesday, May 16, 2012


There are great prizes to win, the 3 winners are randomly drawn, so come on ask your Mum or Dad to upload your layouts to be in the draw ! Come on, we know there are junior scrappers out there!! Sophie loves to give prizes away, so you have to be in it to win it!!

Get the details here.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012


I am sitting enjoying mhy second cup of tea, and I am having a ME day - in my pj's and i am going to scrap !!! Happy Mother's Day to all of you Mamas, Aunts,Grandmas,Caregivers, and special people who give their heart and soul for our beautiful children! Now onto the April Winners!!! The winner of Charm's Creations Voucher is: Lizzy Hill!! Congrats Lizzy what a gorgeous card!
The winner of the voucher at AH SCRAP is: Lauren
Gorgeous layout! Could you please contact me by email and I will let Charm and Donna know so they can contact you!!


I asked Penny to use her May Try This Technique challenge as our May group 2 challenge - just for a change - and wowwwwww look what Penny came up with! Thanks so much Penny - I look forward to seeing your fab samples!! Big thanks to Stacey Young for letting us use her tutorial!!

 MAY Try This......((which is also the GROUP 2 challenge)) TEXTURED BACKGROUNDS. Courtesy of the fabulous Stacey Young, layering extraordinnaire! Her tutorial takes you through a whole canvas, but the technique to focus on is the gorgeous FABRIC & PAINT BACKGROUND (steps 1 & 2). Get messy and enjoy! Here is the link.

 Now for our fantastic DT samples!! Here is Penny's fun layout!

Here is Leanne's layout

Oh take a look at Sarah's canvas - it is just stunning.

Next we have Raquel's!

Now we have Sandrine's!

Now we have Eb's

Here is Tara's amazing canvas:
I am sure you will agree that the samples are just gorgeous - hope to see lots of your textured backgrounds this month!!

Bye for now Hugs Marelle

Thursday, May 3, 2012


Hey Kids, Sophie here with this months Sophie's Corner challenge, which is to use circles! You can use as many as you like, in any size or form!! Here is a sample...
Hope you all have a go at this challenge, as there are some awesome prizes up for grabs! Have fun scrapping :) Sophie xxxxx