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Gardeners' Digest :: Scrapbooking News from the Garden Girls

gardeners' digest :: scrapbooking news from the garden girls
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A little something new from the Garden Girls – on the twenty-second of the month, we bring you Gardeners’ Digest, a blog-hop style wrap up of our favourite projects and products at Two Peas in a Bucket. If you’ve just arrived from Shannon’s blog, then hello hello! (And if you’re just starting here, you can following it around, of course!)

First up, a look at what each of us is doing in the garden, and you may have noticed my slightly mysterious job there now! All I know is I’m the mild-mannered scrapbooker. This Glitter Girl person does seem to have some similarities, and I’m not quite sure if I can identify the voice known as the Adhesive Avenger. But I hope you are enjoying the Adventures of Glitter Girl each Wednesday, and if you have any topic you would like her to address in a video, please stop by the General Scrapbooking message board to grab her attention. She’s always on the look out for a good scrapping discussion!

2012:captured by lisa truesdell Project by Lisa Truesdell.

If you like scrapbooking videos, I also urge you to check out Memory Keeping Mondays, which now has three different scrapbook pages from start to finish, with a new one added tomorrow. I love that there are four different scrappers working on this series (Jen, Shannon, Nancy and Lisa) so you’ll see a variety of styles, techniques and page themes. And if you’re working on a year-long documenting project (like Project Life or Document:2012), then definitely check out 2012 Captured, a monthly update from Lisa Truesdell with all sorts of creative energy and ideas for keeping that project rolling.

scrapbooking supplies
Here’s a little peek into my latest order from Two Peas. We’re each sharing five products we love, so here are five I’ve just unpacked yesterday and I’m looking forward to finding them a home on a layout very soon.
Two stock-up items: the polaroid paper from Echo Park (now 50% off) and all things Sassafras. I’m still mourning the loss of Sassafras and I stocked up on papers, stickers and embellishments (including Foldies!) before they disappear for good. Then three things that are brand new to me: a set of tape from KI Memories, pink, white and red baker’s twine from Doodlebug and Go-themed die cut tags from Ormulu. See if you can spot any of these on projects in the next few weeks – and hassle me if you can’t!

Two things for you:
First, leave a comment on this post to be entered to win a $10 gift certificate to Two Peas. Easy! Enter before the end of Thursday and the winner will be posted on Friday.
Second, your next stop on the way is Wendy Sue. Go, go, go!

gardeners' digest :: scrapbooking news from the garden girls
Gardeners’ Digest is a monthly update from the Garden Girls, the design team at Two Peas in a Bucket. To keep up with the Garden Girls throughout the month, check out the garden gallery, find us on Twitter or subscribe to all our blogs with just a couple clicks.

22 January 2012



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137 Comments for Gardeners' Digest :: Scrapbooking News from the Garden Girls

  1. Nikki M Says:

    How fun! Love the Garden Girls!

  2. j.leija Says:

    blog hop? what a great idea! it will definitely help me to remember to go back and look at all of yall’s creations!

  3. Ellie Says:

    Oh how fun! Cause we don’t all love 2peas enough :) love so off to Hop I go!!

  4. Kathy R Says:

    A weekly blog hop is a great new addition to two peas lineup. Love this and it will probably prompt me to buy more! Which is probably the point.

  5. Jenny A Says:

    I love this new feature 2 peas is doing! Lots of inspiration! Thanks for a chance!

  6. Jenn Lynn Says:

    Love love love all the new classes at TwoPeas!! Glitter Girl is my favorite! Thanks for sharing so much with us!!!

  7. Rebecca Lovell Says:

    Oh, girl! I love you! You always make me want so many goodies!! :) Your pages are stellar!

  8. Jo Says:

    Sooooooooooo loving the new Garden girls projects this year especially Glitter girl and her trusty sidekick. Can’t wait for this week.
    Sassafrass sadness here too, :((
    Jo xxx

  9. Sarah H. Says:

    Love the idea of a GG Blog Hop! You guys are very inspiring! Great job on Glitter Girl-very cute, but informative videos! Keep up the great work, Shimelle!

  10. Sabbyscrap Says:

    Cool post! I also mourn the loss of Sassafras. Love all your new projects for 2012.

  11. Debbie P Says:

    I have been recently introduced to yourself and all thing at Two Peas! I’m in absolute heaven. You are all so talented & I am finding so much inspriration! Thanks for the chance to win. Love the blog hop!

  12. Tracey Steytler Says:

    Thanks for the round-up. I am a card maker mainly, but tune in faithfully every week for Glitter Girl because there is so much to learn. Keep up the good work (whoever you are!)

  13. Lisa-Jane Johnson Says:

    Really enjoying all the inspiration from 2 peas this season – oh for more spare hours in the day!

  14. Hannah Says:

    This is great 2peas has started 2012 well!

  15. Breeze Says:

    Oh oh I am loving this monthly blog hop idea! I love seeing what new products I may have missed. I am totally loving all the new series from you garden girls! Thanks for all the great inspiration.

  16. chel Says:

    I think unpacking new orders containing craft/art supplies is my favorite thing right now :)

  17. Inge Says:

    Love those tags from Ormulu.

  18. Whitney Says:

    Always love your blog shimelle! Can always get me inspired to play with paper

  19. Briel Says:

    LOVED the blog hop, but it did distract me for too long :) Your blog and style stands out and I thank you for your continuing inspiration.

  20. Ann Says:

    Love the Echo Park Polaroid paper, not sure how I have missed that before!

  21. benessi Says:

    thanks for the info, i’m addicted to 2peas and videos, absolutely love them – missing some old goodies from last year but very excited about mondays and glitter girl!

  22. Cathy Says:

    Love the blog hop!

  23. Ellen Says:

    This is fun!.. I’m going to hop to the next blog :)

  24. Susan Says:

    I LOVE the Adventures of Glitter Girl but it was your 4X6 Photo Love class that has given me so much insperation lately. All of your layouts are lovely and I adore the way you work with so many different types and designs of paper and somehow make them work. I’m looking forward to seeing your upcoming projects.

    country_girl81@hotmail.com / snoozin81 @ 2Ps.

  25. Stephanie VR Says:

    You got some more baker’s twine – yummy!

  26. KateT Says:

    I like the idea of a round-up all in one place. I still get so lost over at 2 peas :( ** Kate **

  27. SusanB Says:

    Really enjoying this blog hop and your new Glitter Girl series as well! Thanks for all the inspiration and the giveaway too!

  28. tape Says:

    My, what yummy-looking products! I’ve just finished my final layout from the kit I made in the Pretty Paper Party class… I think I failed, though, because I only used two small pieces of paper on the LO!

  29. Viki Says:

    Great blog hop. Thanks for sharing.

  30. Cyndee K. Says:

    Loving the blog hop! And LOVE those Sass flowers – thank you for the reminder to use the ones in my stash! :>)

  31. jane Says:

    I’ve never shopped at 2peas but might be tempted now, do love the classes x

  32. Tagati Says:

    Sorry to hear that your favourite line is being discontinued. Glad that you’re able to stock up. Looking forward to seeing you use the new products!

  33. linda Says:

    love seeing all the work from the garden girls, very inspiring!

  34. Carolyn E Says:

    I love Glitter Girl! She has taken the mystery out of mists for me, so thankful for that! I’m also enjoying the Memory Keeping Mondays, so many different styles! I ♥2peas

  35. Marian Says:

    I too am mourning the loss of Sassafrass!! I love all your picks.

  36. Kelly Shults Says:

    I love Sassfrass too… I am so sad to hear they are going out of business. I had no idea! :( Guess I better go stock up! Can’t wait to see what you do with these products. You always inspire me… and like I posted on my blog today (along with a Shimelle inspired layout) you are my very favorite scrapbooker! :) Have a great and creative day!

  37. LisaE Says:

    New goodies to use on your pages, what fun!

  38. Karen S Says:

    I had no idea about Sassafras. :( So sad. Love their products!

  39. Dawn Cheshire Says:

    Should never read any blog posts about shopping, always makes me tempted to buy! Love the garden girls inspiring projects though!

  40. Emily Says:

    Ooh, that Echo Park paper is so cute! Can’t wait to see what you do with it!

  41. Charlotte Says:

    Love all the pretty things x

  42. Meghan Says:

    I love anything Echo Park so the polaroid paper is such a good pick! Thanks for another chance to win….you’re so generous!

  43. Karen Williams Says:

    I love the look of those tags- they are so versatile

  44. Fifi-T Says:

    looking forward to all of the new product coming

  45. Connie Says:

    I love Glitter Girl! I watched the mist episode again yesterday to plan some shopping!

  46. tammy b Says:

    can’t wait to see the whole thing, it looks exciting!

  47. Terri Torrez Says:

    I’m fairly new to 2Peas. Definitely some fun stuff going on.

  48. Gina Says:

    I don’t think I dare follow the blog hop. There is enough to keep me busy for a week following all your links lol. Interested to see how you use the tape. I’m addicted to washi tape but am at a loss for ways to use it.

  49. Penny Says:

    2 peas just keeps getting better loving the Glitter Girls adventures keep up the good work

  50. heather Says:

    oh I LOVE that polaroid paper!! how have I missed that?!? loving all the new vids and classes on two peas too :)

  51. Samantha Says:

    I had no idea about Sassafrass! So sad :(

  52. Ashli Says:

    I love a good blog hop!!!

  53. adele Says:

    Can’t wait to see what you do with your new goodies!

  54. Catherine O. Says:

    Loving the Glitter Girl adventures…so fun and informative!

  55. DeAnna Yaritz Says:

    I just love all the excitement at Two Peas this year. Sad to hear about Sassafrass though! Thanks for the chance to win!

  56. Lorien Says:

    I love the polaroid paper. It’s too cute. :)

  57. Jane Says:

    Getting the hang of these blog hops now, but find it difficult to stay on track, there’s always so much to look at and get sidetracked by on each blog!

  58. Ruth tacoma Says:

    Looks like you got a great box of goodies!

  59. Tori Says:

    Aww a two peas order….. I’ve been saving up!! X

  60. Claire Says:

    I am going to hop along! I am new to scrap booking and am looking forward to start! I love memory keeping Monday videos! So good for beginners like me!

  61. Melissa S Says:

    Lovin this blog hop. Thanks for sharing!

  62. Sara B. Says:

    I’m loving the Glitter Girl series! :) So fun. Thanks for the chance!

  63. Patlyn Says:

    Love Glitter Girl and your goodies from Two Peas.

  64. Lindsey Says:

    I’m excited for this new feature!! :) You Garden Girls are just a never-ending source of inspiration. I’m LOVING that there are 4 girls doing the memory keeping mondays—that was a great idea.

    Definitely going to go stock up on some Sassafrass!

  65. Andrea R. Says:

    Your new goodies look great! Thanks for all of your inspiration!

  66. Julie Jeavons Says:

    After watching your videos, DD and I have long referred to you as ‘the girl with the magic glue’ (because we can’t get things to stick so well). Fits nicely with Glitter Girl don’t you think?

  67. Gina Ames Says:

    I have that polaroid paper from Echo Park, too. It’s so much fun!

  68. Lianne Dawson Says:

    I need some new stuff especially some tape

  69. Kelly O Says:

    I’m very sad to see Sassafras go as well. Definitely enjoying the adventures of Glitter Girl.

  70. Graviela Says:

    I love blog hops…I always find a new blog I love!

  71. Mabel M Says:

    I got the tape and love it!! thanks for sharing us and for the super fun blog hop!!

  72. Evelyn Says:

    Loads of fun doing this blog hop

  73. ruth Says:

    super fun idea, i am off to see wendy!

  74. karen Says:

    i love blog hops!

  75. debbie susee Says:

    Have loved the adventures of Glitter Girl so far. :)

  76. rhonda Says:

    Loving the details in the picture! Thanks for the chance to win!

  77. steph b Says:

    You’re one of my favourite scrappers. I am loving your Glitter Girl videos! Thanks so much for the inspiration.

  78. Miriam Prantner Says:

    All those goodies in your order look fun…can’t wait to see what you make with them!

  79. glee Says:

    oh glitter girl how we adore thee! scrap on!

  80. Tiffany D Davis Says:

    So wonderful!

  81. Neysa Says:

    Thanks for sharing. Love the layout!

  82. Sharon Hunt Says:

    LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Two Peas! Gotta get some foldies, too!

  83. Cristina Says:

    I love this peek! Great choices!

  84. Bunnyfreak Says:

    Been loving adventures of glitter girl

  85. Jeana Says:

    Your projects ALWAYS inspire me! I’m so happy you share them with us!

  86. Gina Says:

    I have been enjoying “Glitter Girl’s” videos. I love the breaking scrapper’s block ideas!

  87. Barb A. Says:

    Thanks for sharing your ideas and talents with us.

    scrapbooknut67114 at gmail dot com

  88. Julie Leone Says:

    Such a fun Sunday nite, while hubs gets his football fix, I get my scrappy fix :-)

  89. Mary M. Says:

    Love the shared inspiration, this blog hop is a great idea! =)

  90. shari Says:

    Love this blog hop – thanks!!

  91. Lisa M. Zepponi Says:

    I have those card stock embellishments. So cool.

  92. Chipper Says:

    I have never really followed many of the Garden Girls until you put together the google reader group thing to subscribe to (don’t know what it is really called). It was so easy to subscribe to them all at once with just one click. I have been enjoying their blogs ever since! Thank you.

  93. Monica Blain Says:

    I’m super sad about the loss of Sassafras, too. I need to go stock up on goodies before they’re totally gone. But I secretly hope that they return someday!

  94. Margareta (paperpilekitten) Says:

    I love your Glitter Girl series so much! Thank you for the inspiration!

  95. Michelle L Says:

    A lot of fun stuff going on at two peas this year! Thanks for the chance to win!

  96. Ashley Says:

    I love your designs. Your photos are really cool and interesting. I would love to see one whole page shot, if it’s not too much trouble, in addition to your already great shots so I can get a better idea of the entire layout. Thank you so much for all of the hard work you do to bring us your blog!

  97. margie visnick Says:

    I love the sneak-great colors!!

  98. Sarah Says:

    Such fun. And such prettiness… would love to win, thanks :)

  99. TamiV Says:

    What fun! Love that you’re each sharing favorite products! I’m expecting my latest TwoPeas order today and am already filling my bucket for another do I’d live to win a gift certificate! Thanks for the chance!

  100. Jennifer Smith Says:

    Those goodies are so yummy! Would love to be able to place an order with 2Peas as it has been FOREVER!

  101. naomi Says:

    I’m so pleased to see Ormolu’s products at 2peas – I love her items :D

  102. pegg Says:

    Digests are great – Two Peas can be a bit overwhelming at times ! I love all the classes there though. Especially love Glitter Girl’s videos :)

  103. scrappercalin Says:

    Thanks for the link to 2012 Captured. This is the first year I am doing one, and would be helpful with any inspirations to keep it going thru out the year.

  104. Natalie Says:

    Thanks so much for the heads-up about the class by Lisa! I“m looking into it. And I have been LOVING the Glitter Girl episodes! :)

  105. Lisa Meegan Says:

    I love the tags – sadly when you gals feature an item in your blogs, it nearly immediately sells out. Tell your buyer to ramp it up! I have about 7 things I want to buy that are sold out. :o(

  106. Beth Says:

    Love this hop…you Garden Girls are just so darn inspiring!!

  107. Ange Says:

    Great page! Lots of fun elements!!

  108. Juel Says:

    I LOVE LOVE the colorful cameras!!

  109. Annie D Says:

    My last 2peas parcel arrived on Saturday too (just love parcels from the US!) and already my shopping basket with them is full again!! Tempting indeed :)

  110. CraftyCatAZ Says:

    Love the Here There and Arrows craft tags I’m seeing!

  111. Jeannine H. Says:

    I so enjoyed this blog hop. I discovered some new sources of inspiration and I loved to see what was in the designer’s shopping carts!

  112. jen Says:

    Love this new feature! Those Ormolu tags are fabulous. :)

  113. marianne Says:

    I am a glitter girl fan. You can tell her I said that.

  114. Nessy Says:

    I love the camera paper, I used it so much last year. Cannot wait to see what you do with them.

    Nessy x

  115. joanne p Says:

    what a fun page. oh, i’m loving your adventures of glitter girl.so fun.

  116. betty lou Says:

    Your new goodies look wonderful! Thanks for sharing!!

  117. Angie Hall (mtscrapgal) Says:

    I’ve already checked out Glitter Girl. She’s fun. Thanks. Liked your page.Super.

  118. Jill Says:

    The loss of Sassafrass is so sad! Thanks for sharing your los and all the great info on videos as well as your top products!!

  119. Melinda T Says:

    Love your Glitter Girl! And those Ormolu tags are supercute!

  120. Farrah Says:

    i love all of your tutorials Shimelle and i am looking for to the next adventure of glitter girl, so fun and inspiring

  121. Erin Says:

    I’ve loved visiting all the blogs, so fun!

  122. Amy Orvin Says:

    I’d love to win this nice stuff.

    2dogs5catscrew@att.net

  123. summer201 Says:

    Love 2peas and u as well, finge crossed!!!

  124. Suki Says:

    Thank you for sharing! This is motivation and inspiration for us who are new to scrapbooking!

  125. Mary Wakefield Says:

    I love the blog hop,sooo much inspiration. And Glitter girl is my new Idol.

  126. Nelmarie Says:

    Love this blog hop!!! Lots of inspirations of so many different styles and pages!

  127. Ezlie Perez Says:

    can’t wait to see what you create with your new goodies

  128. Felecia Says:

    I too love the new tapes that are out. What I have trouble with is USING Them..they are so pretty. I want to save them.

  129. Denise Bryant Says:

    Love the peeks! And your stuff you ordered looks like fun!
    DeniseB
    _***

  130. Jean Marmo Says:

    Such a wonderful blog hop! Love the sneak! Thank you for the inspiration!

  131. Jennifer Mackie Says:

    Going to join the blog hop – thanks for the inspiration Shimelle!

  132. Lena K Says:

    Loving this blog hop and love those Ormolu tags!!

  133. Janka Says:

    Yummy! Your sneak looks great :) I love those tags.

  134. Madeleine Says:

    I too am in love with the polaroid paper. Buying more next week now that I see it’s on sale. And I’m taking your new class!

  135. Mariangeles Says:

    Loving the blog hop!!

  136. Cynthia Larson Says:

    love your purchases. it is fun to see what other get. sometimes inspires you to try something you wouldnt right off the bat.

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