Saturday 1 February 2014

February 2014 Challenge TEN - A Deliciously ♥ LOVELY ♥ Mood Board by Christin Gronnslett! {and as always some AMAZING UPDATES!}

Welcome back to Scrap Around The World Challenge TEN, 
hosted by Design Team member Christin Grønnslett
aka Umenorskan from Norway!

Norwegian Ambassador

Before we reveal our new challenge 
we have lots of great news to share!  

HAPPY February!!  
THANK YOU for ALL the entries we received in January!

We were COMPLETELY OVERWHELMED & my apologies if you 
didn't get as many comments from us as usual - trying to keep up was
 like shoveling snow when it's snowing!!  Rest assured we have seen
EVERY ENTRY & if you would also like to keep up with WHO is entering
our challenges & check out our amazing entries each week, you need to
sign up to follow SCRAP AROUND THE WORLD on FACEBOOK here.

Di Garling is doing an AMAZING job of sharing EVERYTHING that
goes on here so you can't miss A THING!!  We are also on
 PINTEREST so if you want to stick a pin in us feel free :)  

We also have some AMAZING UPDATES to share with you
 {as usual!}  

1.  Firstly we have a HUGE new BANNER where we will now be
 sharing our WALL OF FAME!  This is fantastic news for YOU 
- the players - BECAUSE it means all our "Winners & Features"
get their "name in lights"ALL MONTH LONG!  No-one is going
 to miss the stars of the show as the header is permanent & will 
simply get switched out monthly on the 8th as usual.

2.  We have MORE BADGES!!  Wahoo!!!
This means MORE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT for you!
Please HELP YOURSELF if you have been one of our
chosen Guest Educators or Featured Youtubers or have
been part of one of our Guest Teams previously.

And finally the Design Team have a badge too!


We welcome the lovely & fantastically talented 

"Hi -  I am Mette Kallander -  I´m 46 years young. 
Married and mum of 3 kids - or you might say
 young adults - as they are 19, 23 & 24 already :).

I have lived in Sweden since I was 7 years old 
(we moved here from Finland) - the part in Finland
 where Swedish is spoken so I´m sorry to say that
 I can´t speak any Finnish at all :)

I´ve been scrapping for 6 years now & I just love
 this hobby!  It´s amazing & just the best way to
 save your memories & thoughts!

At the moment I design for 
- Scraplagret
- Skaparlusten

& am very happy to now be a Swedish Ambassador

4.  We are having our FIRST EVER DESIGN TEAM CALL!!
Full details will be announced on the 8th of February, meanwhile
if you haven't played along with one of our challenges yet NOW
IS THE TIME as that is one of the requirements!!


No more sketches this year - just moodboards!{because...}

So here we go!!
Christin's FABULOUSLY VALENTINEY moodboard!

Feel free to interpret the mood board in any way you like,
 using one image, several of them, all of them or even just
 one aspect of an image, using ANY COLOURS!  

To be eligible for judging:-

1.   You need to follow our 10 Golden Rules found HERE, which include :-

1)  Sharing the mood board image.

2)  Mentioning Scrap Around The World {in full - not just 
SATW} & LINKING BACK to the current challenge.

3)  Mentioning HOW you were inspired by our mood board.

4)  Linking back to your SATW blog post NOT YOUR ENTIRE BLOG.

If receiving comments from some of our Design Team members is important
 to you please ensure that you have WORD VERIFICATION TURNED OFF.


This is REVEAL ONE.  We now have a MID-MONTH REVEAL 
as well - that goes LIVE on the 16th of every month with another
 full set of inspiration from more of our designers!!

Carla Marchee {Netherlands}

Keren Tamir {Canada}

Leonie Neal Dawson {Australia}

Di Garling {Australia} 

Helen Tilbury {South Africa}

Mette Kallander {Sweden}

{all with FREE SHIPPING!}

{Australian Embellishment Manufacturer}

who also have a FABULOUS 50% OFF SALE
on right now - so if you want to STOCK UP ON SOME
FWABulous bling embellishments or beautiful chiffon and/or
satin flowers NOW IS THE TIME!! {click the link above!}

FWAB have sponsored a MASSIVE $175 PRIZE!!!!

Wahoo!!!  Whoever wins this will be "in bling" for the
 rest of the year at least!!  

Flourish with a Bling is an Australian retail and wholesale company, owned by Lucy Patrick, Kate Settineri & Maggie Lloyd, who are 3 passionate & avid crafting mums with a love for design, colour & everything Bling! “Our aim is to bring more colour & variety into the world of flourishes & embellishments. With our unique designs & new materials we feel we are putting the ‘Bling into Scrapbooking’. We have a beautiful range of flourishes, vines, pearls & rhinestones. Recently we have introduced our own range of gorgeous flowers too.” They also sell fabulous themed packs at amazing prices. They have flat rate postage & free shipping for larger orders. They post internationally at actual post & packaging charges! You can contact them or find all their products on their easy-to-use website  

Follow their blog here & their gallery 


Papirdesign have sponsored this AWESOME prize-pack valued at OVER $75!!
Papirdesign makes paper products, scrapbooking papers, stamps & accessories. 
Papirdesign is focused on colors, pattern & design & draw inspiration from the
 beautiful nature of the Northern part of Norway. The contrast & beauty in the nature, culture & the local people, are their greatest source of inspiration.

3rd prize - Scrapmatts Chipboard valued at $25!

Australian Made Laser Cut Chipboard to compliment your scrapbook pages,
 cards & paper-crafting projects. Scrapmatts has a Ning site that showcases
 an amazing talented international design team who post regularly on the blog
 there, a gallery, customer challenges & an online store. Come join in the fun here!

Below is just one example of some of the awesome products they stock HERE.

CB1202 Roses 02 CB1067 Flourishes 10

4th prize - $25 prize-pack of flowers, chipboard & embellishments
from Prima, Petaloo & Pink Paislee, etc - donated by our lovely
 Design Team member Eila Sandberg!  

You need to be a follower of her blog HERE to be eligible!!  
{worth it believe me!!}

5th prize - A random selection of Purple Pumpkin products, to the value of $15.

Purple Pumpkin

Purple Pumpkin {Australia} manufactures high-quality embellishments of a fun & funky nature,
 specializing in fabric buttons, handmade flowers,resin, twine & washi tape.  
They have a great blog that is constantly active & they hold monthly challenges 
open to all, with Guest Designer positions up for grabs as well as awesome 
prizes of Purple Pumpkin loveliness!  

They stock a huge range of embellishments, washi tape, motex tape, 
etc in their online store HEREBelow is just ONE EXAMPLE
 of the many  products stocked in their online store.

A $25 gift voucher from The Flying Unicorn 

Flying Unicorn...Your Passion. Your Art. 
Their on line store has an incredible selection of products for all paper crafting artists. Their kit of the Month is filled with the latest and greatest and includes an off-the-page project to keep your creative muse flowing! Be sure to check out the Flying Unicorn forums, a hot and happening place which includes monthly challenges, tips, techniques and friendships that last! They also have a blog and a Facebook page where you can find loads of inspiration!


The deadline for this challenge is FRIDAY 28TH FEBRUARY 2014!
{Just 4 short weeks away as February is notoriously SHORT!!}
Please leave us some comment love ♥ if you ♥ these projects
as much as I do!!  And let us know  what you think of our mood
 board, prizes & all our exciting news!


Di Garling said...

Awesome NEW moodboard also big welcome to our new teamie, Mette.
Cheers Di

Eila Sandberg said...

Yeee! Welcome Mette! wonderful to have you onboard!! D-E-L-I-S-H new mood board!! xox Eila

Leonie said...

Fabulous pages everyone!! Great mood board Christin! And Welcome to the team Mette. :)

Teresa said...

Gorgeous mood board I love the colours. Welcome to you new teamie Mette too.
Teresa x

Kim Ewins said...

Welcome Mette :)
Such beautiful work ladies and a fabulous Mood Board Christin! Looking forward to all the stunning entries!!!

Tusia Lech said...

All projects are just stunning!! And what a wonderful prizes!

Unknown said...

Yea all the projects are Absolutely awesome! design's:}and welcome Mette

Gayle Price said...

Gorgeous pages !! I loved working with the colours of this mood board and it just oozes lots of love and fun. Welcome to the SATW family Mette, love your page. !!

Kris Berc said...

Fabulous mood board and an even more fabulous layout by Christin!

Paula Calvanico said...

Lovely colors :)


Nicole Doiron said...

Your DT did some amazing creations as always! Also, such good news all around (DT CALL! I'm THRILLED and will be applying for sure!) :) Thanks for the inspiration!

Mona Pendleton said...

Thank you for all the gorgeous samples of inspiration and for the fun color palette!

Keren Tamir said...

Another amazing reveal!! Woohoo

Unknown said...

This a so nice. I dont feel wel but i really hope that I will find s ookme energy to join this month. Love it

Belinda Griffin said...

Gorgeous pages ladies!

Unknown said...

I need to change my name on the link to my entry. It some how doesn't show my name.

Unknown said...

Hi ladies,
My link has the wrong name how can I possibly change it. This is my first time linking. Thanks.

SweetScraps said...

Just found this site, wow I am so impressed!! I love the idea of seeing the crafting from around the world, not to mention your beautiful mood board challenge and fabulous prizes!
Thank you!

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