Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Cast YOUR Vote

I had such a wonderful response to my latest Sketch Designer Call - from the group of submissions i have selected 4 of these talented ladies as finalist!

( This is something I've never done before --- a voting process - but hopefully you'll enjoy participating and cast your vote for the designer who you think would be a great asset to Creative Scrappers! )

Voting will take place starting now until midnight Wed May23
Here are the contestants: Janna, Jenny, Johanna, & Janice

Thanks so much !

Saturday, May 19, 2012

CS Online {Sunshine Crop}

So i have a little something fun planned for the weekend of June 1st! I'm hosting a weekend crop in Moncton New Brunswick and of course hosting a few sketch challenges for the ladies.
(If you are interested in joining us at the Amsterdam Inn, i have 4 seats left @25.00$ per person - no frills - pot luck - scrap from 6pm Friday Until 3pm Sunday! )

I thought why not get the CS readers involved as well!!!!

I have a great great GREAT prizes and sponsors were very generous in donating!!!

2 sketch challenges will be posted to be completed by Saturday June 2 at 11:00pm Eastern Time

1 hour sketch challenge will be posted at 8:00pm Eastern Time on Saturday Night!!!

you won't want to miss out!!!!

Sponsors for this event include

- Creative Scrappers -
- The Paper Passion -
- Gabry Road -
- Peace Love Scrapbooking -
- Scrapbook & Cards Today magazine -
- The Scrap Shack -
- My Little Bit of Whimsy -
- Stampin Up with Kim Lanigan -

More information or interest in sponsorship
email me at


Friday, May 11, 2012

CS - Creative Call

It’s time for another Creative Call at Creative Scrappers!

Submissions will be taken until June 1st 2012
New Designers will be revealed on June 5th 2012

Please include in your application:
Name, Country of Residence, email address,
link to your blog and online gallery
List of Current Design Teams

Please Send:
3 of your recent layouts to showcase your scrapbook style
Atleast 1 Layout using a CS Sketch, indicate Sketch #

The Design Team will be required to:
- Complete 2-3 layouts per month with sketches provided
- Exclusive to Creative Scrappers*
(no other sketch blog is permitted)
- post our CT Blinkie/Badge in signatures & on your blog!
- Posting our sketch & your layout on your Blog/Facebook (Your Sunday Reveals)

- This is a Term position from July 1 - October 31 2012
- Call is Open to Past and Present Design Team Members
- We have a Private Group on Facebook for CT Members Only
- Call is open to all countries

Please Mail your entries to
Subject line - CS Creative Call


Thursday, May 10, 2012

Tea Time

I played with some Bella Blvd last weekend .. in celebration of NSD!
I created this page for a coworker and called it Tea Time!

I love the little Monkeys in this kit and tried to incorporate it somewhere in my page. I also took a picture of this inside... and wow the photo doesn't do it justice..
The Little One loves it - that's all that matters right! ;-)

Did you know that I have a call up for new designers for Creative Scrappers?
YES the call came out today! If you're interested in being part of the team... send in your application.... you never know if you don't try ;-)CLICK HERE for Info!

Monday, May 07, 2012

Instagram Winners

Thank you Mark Hemmings
for sharing your passion of photography with us!
I have 2 winners for the FREE Class with Mark !

Chantal Anderson
Tracey Taylor

Congrats Ladies! If you could email me to claim your prize ;-)
I'll email Mark to let him know you're coming !!!

Don't Forget to download the Instagram APP on itunes
follow Mark @MarkHemmings
and me ... at @KristineD

Thanks Ladies!

Sunday, May 06, 2012


Come and join Mark Hemmings as he teaches the art of mobile photography.

Take part in his workshop where you will learn how to create and share photographic artwork using the Instagram app on your Apple or Android device. Instagram now has 50 million users, and is quickly becoming the preferred method for creating and sharing photographs with various social media platforms.

Mark is an internationally recognized professional photographer and commercial filmmaker with the Canadian media company Hemmings House Pictures. Mark has a great passion for teaching . . . he has taught photography and filmmaking workshops in Japan, Korea, Mexico, England, Hungary, and Transylvania. Mark’s latest teaching passion is mobile photography, and he is currently teaching these workshops in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, and San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

here are a few of Mark's Pictures .. taken with his iphone!
Instagram user id @MarkHemmings

Thanks to Mark I have tickets to give away!

Workshops for May include:

INSTAGRAM WORKSHOPS - For Apple and Android Devices.

MAY 8, Tuesday, 7-9pm. $30/person.
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. 86 Prince William Street.

MAY 19, Saturday, 9-11am. $30/person
Spa Chance Harbour, New Brunswick, Canada.
Sauna is available all day for $20, payment at location.


iPHONEOGRAPHY WORKSHOP - For Apple Devices Only - $30/person

MAY 15, Tuesday 7-9pm. $30/person
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. 86 Prince William Street.

MAY 19, Saturday, 12-2pm. $30/person
Spa Chance Harbour, New Brunswick, Canada.
Sauna is available all day for $20, payment at location.

here are a few of my personal instagram pics!
(user name @kristined )

Seriously, If you haven't started using this great photography app ... You MUST! It's the world #1 camera app and soooo fun to share pics with others and create amazing photos ;-)

I follow mark's instagram pics and WOWIE so inspirational - love all the little details he captures in everyday life in Saint John that I would overlook!

Interested in attending one of his classes to learn more...
Leave me a comment here
... and one winner will be selected Monday night May 7th!

Itunes - instagram App CLICK HERE

To see examples of what you will be learning at this 2 hour workshop, please visit

Saturday, May 05, 2012

A Bo Bunny Sketch

Happy National Scrapbook Day! Are you having fun? what are you doing to celebrate?! I just finished an 8 hour shift and well Oh how i don't like working while everyone is enjoying some sort of creative fun today!I am home tonight and hopefully I can scrapbook till the weeeee hours of the morning ;-) -- I have a sketch to share with you today .... in case you LOVE sketches like I do !

Bo Bunny has a sketch challenge for the month of MAY

and yes I did an exclusive Bo Bunny sketch !
-- To Participate please CLICK HERE
How about some awesome Bo Bunny products just for playing along??? This challenge is open until the end of May. Bo Bunny will randomly select a winner and announce them when they post the June Layout Challenge. Good Luck!

-- To Participate please CLICK HERE

Friday, May 04, 2012



I have a fantabulous giveaway for one lucky lady this weekend

Catherine from Scrapbook and Cards Today has generously donated
a ONE YEAR subscription to one Creative Scrappers Participant!
SCT is Canada's most awesome Scrapbook Magazine!

How Cool is that?!

Come Leave a comment on the CS Facebook page!

A sketch challenge for you .. in celebration of NSD! A Prize yes.... a chance to win a 1 year subscription to Scrapbook & Cards Today!

Deadline to submit your layout is
Thursday May 10th Midnight

Have a great weekend!!!


Thursday, May 03, 2012

the winner is ...

thanks for all your wonderful comments everyone !!!
that warms my heart ;-)

the winner of " Creating with Sketches " is ...


love it- I'm definitely a follower of your blog now :)

Charlene, please email me at to claim your prize !

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