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Monday, December 2, 2013


The Dusty Attic bare journal to be altered goes to Julene Matthews!

Julene, could you please email me at and I will post the bare journal to you.

The package from A Lil Somethin goes to Sandy Brimelow!

  Could you please email me at and I will post your prize pack to you

Congratulations ladies!


News Just to hand!!

I am so happy that Vicki Burdon has offered to take over the running of SUYS!!

Sunday, December 1, 2013


Hi everyone

It is with heavy heart that I write this post as SUYS's last challenge. I thank all of you who have supported us and entered every challenge.  I   have had the most amazing support from all of the DT : past and present - they have always been there for me personally and creatively.

I would love you to enter this final challenge at SUYS, I would love to see lots of entries!!
I know I will see you all around the "scrappy traps" soon!
Thanks for supporting us at SUYSxx

The prize for December is a big pack of goodies donated by  Molossi     

The challenge for December is to use the word JOY in your layout!

Let's look at the amazing DT samples

First we have Leonie's layout:

Leonie has made her own Christmas tree embellishments!

Next we have Leanne's gorgeous layout:

Leanne has made her own glittered flower as her hand made embellishment and the flair button is from APOCD

Here is Sophie's gorgeous layout!
Sophie has used a Charms Creations lollipop embellishment and a gorgeous Christmas flair from APOCD

Next we have two shares from Charm!  The first is a gorgeous layout with beautiful Charms Creations 
The next sample is a mini album just stunning Charm!

Oh just look at Sarah's gorgeous page !  I spy some goodies from Rainbow Splendour, Chip Chop Shop.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

October Winner!

Today I am here to announce the October Winner. The challenge for October was to use multiple photos and an arrow or arrows on your layout! Plus of course something handmade.

Congratulations to Leanne K!!

You have won a prize pack of yummy Flutterby Designs goodies!

Leanne, can you please email Marelle at to claim your prize :)

Friday, November 1, 2013


Our generous sponsors for November are:

Dusty Attic who supplied goodies for the DT to use and donated a bare journal for the winner to alter!

Our next sponsor is A Lil Somethin who also supplied the DT with goodies to play with and have donated a prize pack.

Our November challenge is : Use Washi Tape and Paint! and of course a handmade item.

First up we have Sophie's - spooky zombie love it !!  Sophie has used flair from a Lil' Somethin, paint and washi...and used some eyelets and ink to create the 'bullet wounds'...You have to sing the song when you read the title...

Next we have Leonie's layout wow adore all the colour!

Leonie has used A Lil Somethin canvas butterfly and Dusty Attic butterfly!

Next we have Charm's amazing layout: just look how creative she was with the Dusty Attic Chippy!!  wowwww  

Here we have Raquel's sample. Raquel has used a Dusty Attic mini chipboard word 'adore' (DA0417)  Black paint and Glitz heart washi tape.

The Dusty Attic word:

And a handmade flair by APOCD.

Finally, we have Leanne's sample. Leanne has created a beautiful background using the paint criteria. What a sweet photo! She has also used washi tape and her handmade item is a flair button from "A Lil Somethin', plus a gorgeous chippy feather.

Thursday, October 17, 2013


Hi everyone

Our Winner for September of the fabulous Polly Scraps prize is :


Michelle, could you please email me at !!


Tuesday, October 1, 2013


We want to see multiple photos and an arrow or arrows on your layout!

Thanks to Anita Rodway from Flutterby designs for generously donating goodies or the DT to use on their layouts!

Now take a look at the samples from our amazing DT!!

Now for some close ups!
And another one!
Now for Charm's black and white layout!
Some close ups:
Just adore this Flutterby flair!
Love this chevron diecut from Flutterby Designs!
Next up is Leonie's sample!

Next up we have Leanne's sample!
Leanne used Flutterby button, labels and tabs, products from D'Lish, and handmade her arrow from an article in this month's Scrapbook Creations!
Close ups:
Next up we have Kim's fabulous layout : just adore her background!
Next up we have Raquels!! 
Raquel has used Flutterby Designs die cut, photo tabs and Raquel has hand made the die cut into a vellum sequined pocket!
 Now we have Sarah's fun funky layout!! 
I just adore the colour scheme and the gorgeous Flutterby goodies!


We have a prize pack of yummy FLUTTERBY  (here is her link to her shop)goodies : also the lovely Anita Rodway has donated goodies our DT have used on their samples! Thank you so much Anita!
Go and check out Anita's yummy products!!!!  Here is Anita's link to FB
So go and check them out either at Facebook or her shop!


We have a $20.00 voucher from ARTIFIED!  You will love Mel's online mixed media store !!


Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Hi everyone

Marelle here, firstly with apologies for not updating SUYS regarding prizes etc so much personal stress in my life over the past few months has prevented me updating my "to do list" let alone blogging etc.

I would like to announce the July winners :

Firstly a prize pack from 2crafty : goes to Jane Howden : Jane, could you please email me.

Second prize goes to Wendy Smith!!  Wendy wins the fab Beck Beattie kit!!

Wendy could you please contact me also..
Thanks for everyone's patience...

Sunday, September 1, 2013


Our Sponsor for September is:

Polly Scrap Kits is a scrappin' kit company. There is a monthly kit, mini kit and project life kit released each month. Polly! has it's own store at and you can find the Polly! galleryPinterest page & Twitter.

You could win a $20 voucher from Polly! Scrap Kits


The September challenge is to use the colours RED And WHITE!! Please don't forget your handmade item on your pages!!  Here are some of the DT's samples!  

Leonie's gorgeous page : love her use of "white space" a fresh happy layout!

Here is her close up of the hand made item : A flair button!

Next up we have Kim Kendall's!  Recently I saw this in real life  - it is just amazing!!
I was lucky to meet Kim and Sarah at an interstate retreat for the first time!!!

Kim used one of Charms Creations runners - just gorgeous!

Now peeps you may use black as an extra colour, but we would love to see RED and WHITE predominantly!

I will be back soon with some more DT yumminess!!

Here I am back with some more yumminess from our DT!

First up we have Charm's!

Next we have Sophie's!!

Next is Sarah's!

Wow just love seeing all this vibrant RED!!