Scrap Around The World – some important news and new challenge :)

Hello my scrappy friends!

Today at Scrap Around The World challenge blog, there are some really important news 馃檪 For English speaking people – below there is a full text (or you can visit also SATW blog). For Polish readers – small summary 馃檪
Witajcie scrapowi przyjaciele 馃檪

Dzi艣 na blogu Scrap Around The World pojawi艂o si臋 kilka istotnych informacji – poni偶ej zamieszczam pe艂en angielski tekst, ale specjalnie dla Was wymieniam w punktach najwa偶niejsze dla Was kwestie:
1. Nowe wyzwanie (lutowe) jest ju偶 na blogu i w tym roku nie ma ju偶 偶adnych mapek – s膮 tylko baaardzo inspiruj膮ce “moodboardy”, czyli tablice inspiracyjne – autork膮 lutowej jest Christin Gronnslett
2. Pocz膮wszy od teraz SATW ma specjalne badziki dla go艣cinnych projektantek i featured youtubers (czyli wyr贸偶nionych autor贸w kurs贸w video)
3. Bardzo wkr贸tce SATW b臋dzie mia艂 PIERWSZY DT CALL, czyli pierwszy nab贸r do zespo艂u – szczeg贸艂y zostan膮 og艂oszone 8ego lutego. Tak wi臋c je艣li chcecie si臋 zg艂osi膰, a nigdy wcze艣niej nie przygotowa艂y艣cie/przygotowali艣cie 偶adnego projektu na wyzwanie SATW – macie jeszcze chwil臋 na to 馃檪
4. Zesp贸艂 powi臋kszy艂 si臋 o Mette Kallander ze Szwecji – poni偶ej mo偶ecie przeczyta膰 troch臋 informacji o nowej szwedziej ambsadorce.
5. U g贸ry strony w SATW jest nowy, du偶y banner z 10 najlepszymi pracami, kt贸ry b臋dzie widoczny przez ca艂y miesi膮c – a偶 do nast臋pnej publikacji zwyci臋zc贸w – to cudowna promocja os贸b, kt贸re s膮 w tej najlepszej dziesi膮tce, bo ka偶dy zagl膮daj膮cy na bloga SATW najpierw widzi w艂a艣nie t臋 “The wall of fame” 馃檪
My project will be revealed on February, 16th – here is only the small sneak-peek 馃檪
M贸j projekt b臋dzie opublikowany 16ego lutego – teraz tylko ma艂a zajaweczka 馃檪


Welcome back to Scrap Around The World Challenge TEN, 
hosted by Design Team member Christin Gr酶nnslett
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
 PINTERESThere so if you want to stick a pin in us feel free 馃檪  
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 4th 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!



3.  We have a NEW DESIGN TEAM MEMBER!!
We welcome the lovely & fantastically talented 
METTE KALLANDER of Sweden!!
“Hi –  I am Mette Kallander –  I麓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麓m sorry to say that
 I can麓t speak any Finnish at all 馃檪
I麓ve been scrapping for 6 years now & I just love
 this hobby!  It麓s amazing & just the best way to
 save your memories & thoughts!

At the moment I design for – 
Skissedilla,  
 Life.Paper.Scrapbook
– Scraplagret
– Skaparlusten

& am very happy to now be a Swedish Ambassador
 for SCRAP AROUND THE WORLD! 
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!!
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FINALLY ONTO OUR REVEAL!!

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.

………………………………………………..
PRIZES!!
{all with FREE SHIPPING!}

1st Prize – GIGANTIC PRIZE PACK OF BLING
 EMBELLISHMENTS from FLOURISH WITH A BLING 
{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!

鈥淥ur 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 鈥楤ling into Scrapbooking鈥. We have a beautiful range of flourishes, vines, pearls & rhinestones. Recently we have introduced our own range of gorgeous flowers too.鈥

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 www.flourishwithabling.com.au.  

Follow their blog here http://www.flourishwithabling.com.au/blog/ & their gallery 
2nd Prize – WONDERFUL MISCELLANY PACK OF STICKERS, PRINTED CHIPBOARD & BLING EMBELLISHMENTS from Papirdesign {Norwegian Manufacturer}
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 
there…art, culture & the local people, are their greatest source of inspiration.
FOLLOW THE PAPIRDESIGN BLOG HERE.
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 HERE. Below is just ONE EXAMPLE
 of the many  products stocked in their online store.


RANDOM PRIZE! 
A $25 gift voucher from The Flying Unicorn 
PLUS FREE SHIPPING!!
***TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS YOU NEED TO ALSO POST YOUR
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!
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The deadline for this challenge is FRIDAY 28TH FEBRUARY 2014!
{Just 4 short weeks away as February is notoriously SHORT!!}
So TIME TO GET CREATING!! 
Please leave us some comment love 鈾 if you 鈾 these projects
as much as I do!!  And let us know  what you think of our mood
 board, prizes & all our exciting news!

1 Response

  1. Thanks for sharing so beautifully & taking the time to summarize the changes for your Polish readers! I hope you like the new DT badges 馃榾 Thanks for the idea!!

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