Tuesday, April 29, 2014

PROJECT LIFE ~ Lizzy Hill ~ The Process

Hi there! If you're a bit of PLer....then you might like to take a squiz at this ~ it's the PROCESS I use to create a page. Sometimes!!!
Step 1: I choose my plastic folder, then print off the photos I want to use for the month [February here]. You can see I have all sorts of shapes & sizes. That's OK!
Then I shuffle until happy!
  Step 2: Work out what 'backing' cards look best...because of the variety of photo shapes & colours, I tried to keep the backgrounds uniform & muted.
Think about the places I want/need room to journal...
 Step 3: Use a 1/4" corner punch & round off those corners.
Add some 'interest'...out came my PP CHIPPY WORDS, WASHI, BUTTONS...
 Step 4: Add some stamping, the journaling, some titles...generally make things look pretty:)
 Of COURSE you can stamp on photos...long as you use archival ink like Staz On or Ranger Archival...

 And one side of my finished Feb 14 PL spread:):)
Thanks for looking ~ happy scrapping ~ Lizzy ♥♥♥

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

We love to play - layout by Yvonne Yam

Hello there! It's Yvonne here to share a fun layout about my fave little people - my nephew and niece! :) These two are just sooooooo adorable!

And I love that the Purple Pumpkin store has a huge variety of fun products that help to make scrapbooking them so much easier. I used a paper doiley, a ticket and a fabulous crochet bloom.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Live while we're young! - Monique Liedtke

I've told you before that my daughter is a huge One Direction fan and that means I've got a lot of photos of her wearing this 1D hoodie: 

For a challenge over at Jenni Bowlin I created this layout using one of their kits and of course some of Purple Pumpkin's fabulous stuff! Do you know what I used? A fantastic orange spotty fabric button, two orange tickets and a beautiful crochet doily:

And a piece of my favorite washi tape, the red one with the small hearts:

Hope you liked my page and that I've inspired you to do some scrapping today! And if I did, maybe you feel like joining in with this month's sketch challenge (designed by me!)? There's still time to enter!! I would really love it if you did!!! 

Thank you so much for stopping by!

Sunday, April 20, 2014


Hope everybody is having a great day so far today...
Who got breakie in bed or maybe taken out for breakfast???

Todays share is a layout I created for A2ZScraplet monthly challenge using a Pagemap sketch.

Had some fun with this layout...I loved the circles which I thought would match perfectly with my doileys.

Here are some close ups:

Another layout I would like to share is a layout created for Show Us Your Stuff.
It is based on an inspirational photo of a cake.

This is my layout - loved the circles and colours plus I wanted to put lots of layers on my layout to match the layers of the cake.

here are a few close ups:


Better head off and see what the rest of the family are up too...they may have eaten all my easter eggs off easter bunny!!!
Thanks for stopping by today.
Hope you enjoy the rest of your day - creating the rest of the day would be even better!!!LOL


Thursday, April 17, 2014

Lizzy Hill ~ Wishing I was HERE!

And 'here' would be Paris. Sigh. Did this last month for CSI, where I was lucky enough to be featured!
  Can you see the Purple Pumpkin Store Star...or flower, actually!!!
 And below, I thought I'd share how I used some washi...backed it onto white card, then attached it to this little frame with I filled with Glossy Accents - added some Crackle Accents on the frame itself!
 Thanks for looking ~ happy scrapping ~ Lizzy ♥♥♥

Monday, April 14, 2014

Today is perfect - Monique Liedtke

Last month I joined a mood board challenge over the Hip Kit Club and I created this layout with Crate Paper's "Styleboard" collection and of course a few of Purple Pumpkin's goodies: 

I used the super fun yellow dotted fabric button

There're so many fun goodies to choose from in the Purple Pumpkin store, often I just can't choose what to use! 

Hope I've inspired you to scrap a bit today! 

Thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Hello There....


Well I hope everyone is enjoying the school holidays. The first term went so quick...good that way.
My girls are going to be kicking back in their PJ's and relaxing.

Today I'm sharing the Stuck layout for the 1st April release.

Had a lot of fun creating this layout...sort of matched the fun my 3 girls were having at the park on this particular day.

Here are a couple of close ups:

Layering of dolieys and a fabric button looks so good together.

Tickets are great to stick out from behind embellishments.

My second layout I'm sharing today has been created for Sketches with A Twist.

Here are a few close ups:

Thanks for stopping by the Purple Pumpkin Blog today....
Hope you can get your scrappy gear on and create some wonderful projects.
Have you checked out this months sketch? Its a beauty!!!
We would love to see some more new faces in our gallery....so why not have a go!!


Wednesday, April 9, 2014

A mixed media canvas by Yvonne Yam

Hello there! It's Yvonne here to share my mixed media canvas.

I love that there are so many options for fabric buttons at the Purple Pumpkin store. Can you spot the ones I used? [The vintage girl, the pink polka-dots and the bloom prints]

No matter what your style is, there's always something at the Purple Pumpkin store for you. :)

Monday, April 7, 2014

Live Brightly - Monique Liedtke

If you would ask me what my favorite product is in the Purple Pumpkin store I would say the FABRIC buttons!! They are so awesome! There're so many different designs, colors, sizes ... there's always one that is just perfect for your project!!

Like this layout I created with a sketch from Creative Scrappers and the "Welcome Spring" collection from Imaginisce. I kept feeling something was missing until I thought of the PP tree fabric button!

Here's a close-up, isn't it perfect?

There're so many fun elements for your projects to be found in the Purple Pumpkin store! Hope you'll take a moment to check it out!

Thank you so much for stopping by today! Till next time!


Saturday, April 5, 2014


Hello ladies!
Thank you ALL so much for playing along with us and inspire us with your beautiful work!!!

The design team has voted and our winner is this amazing layout by.......................

You have won $25 to spend in the Purple Pumpkin shop. 
Please contact me to provide you with a code to use upon check out and let me know if you wish to be our guest designer!!
Write in the title: PP winner and send to: mywishbooks(at)yahoo.com


Now, our Random Winner is this really gorgeous layout !!! Congrats!!! You have won $15 to spend in the Purple Pumpkin shop.
Please contact me to provide you with a code to use upon check out!!
Write in the title: PP random winner and send to: mywishbooks(at)yahoo.com


Featured layouts!!
And as always, we are featuring a few layouts that have caught our eye!!!!

Thanks again to everyone who entered our Sketch Challenge. For more chances to win, make sure you enter the April challenge too!
Have a nice creative day!!xx

Thursday, April 3, 2014

A Layout about a Dog - Lizzy Hill

Hey there! My most favest Purple Pumpkin shop goodie I've used on this page is the doggy button. It has such PERSONALITY!!
LOL! See what I mean? Here's my Wally dog page that I made for a Kreative Koncepts challenge featuring this button:
I also used my MOTEX WRITER - a hint - back it onto cardstock....makes it easier to attach!
And of course, I've stamped then tucked a few tickets around the show - here's one tucked in above Wally's photo:
Thanks for looking! And have a wonderful scrappy day, wherever you are in the world:))

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

The latest buzz layout by Yvonne Yam

Little kids are always happy when they are out, basking in the sun, like my niece and nephew....

I used a crochet bloom as a "frame" for my punched out circle photo and a fun crochet butterfly from the Purple Pumpkin store.

Here I added a fun floral fabric button and some small crochet blooms. Definitely lots of fun stuff at the Purple Pumpkin store that you can add to your layouts.

Till the next time.. Yvonne 

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

April Sketch Challenge!!

Hello wonderful Purple Pumpkin friends!!

As always, we have a new sketch to inspire you this month made by our talented DT member...  

And here are the amazing layouts by our gifted designers!!!

My LO for April. I've used those lovely felt Liquorice All Sorts - great for a 'man' page - & the Motex writer.

.I used washi tape, fabric button, wood button and twine.

Tickets, doily, fabrick button

fabric buttons, washi tape

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You have until the end of the month to complete this Sketch Challenge and link it up in our sidebar by midnight 30th of April 2014. There will be two fabulous Purple Pumpkin prizes!
$25 & 15$ to spend in the Purple Pumpkin shop - one winner will be chosen by the design team, and the second will be a random prize draw. Winner gets to Guest Design in a future month - once they have received their Purple Pumpkin product of course!

Please check out our RULES:

*This is an international blog so anyone in the world can enter.
*You may combine challenges as long as you follow our sketch (only and not other similar to ours) with a link back to our blog and a picture of the sketch.

* No digital projects are accepted.

* The winner will be chosen by our design team after voting and can be the guest designer for next month. There will also be a second random winner!!!

*Projects must be linked up to our linky tool in the sidebar, using the URL of the ACTUAL POST not your entire blog.

* We would love to comment on your entry! Please make it easier for as by turning OFF your word verification. If spam is a problem you can enable comment moderation.

We would love to see your pages on our FACEBOOK wall whenever you use our products too!!