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Scrapbooking Giveaway Day

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Step Up
This weekend, one commenter will win a class place on the Step Up Your Scrapbooking Workshop with Lynn Ghahary

Have you ever finished a scrapbook page only to feel that you were missing that “something special”? Perhaps you are new to scrapbooking and looking for ways to take your layouts to the next level. Or you might be an experienced scrapbooker who is feeling the loss of your scrappy mojo, and looking for ways to increase the creative appeal of your pages. Well then this is the workshop for you!

You’ll find this class packed with surefire ways to take your layouts to the next level with a toolkit full of tried and true designer tips and tricks. The techniques outlined in each lesson are straightforward and easy to follow, but really pack a big punch in the design department. You’ll find your layouts have gone from “good” to “great” just by following a few of the design guidelines covered in this class.

Each lesson will focus on one of five main design categories: backgrounds, photos, titles, journaling, and embellishments. With 10 lessons per chapter that’s 50 designer tips & tricks to refer back to when you’re faced with your next “what’s missing?” dilemma. A brand new, never before seen page example by Lynn (as well as some other special guest designers) accompanies each lesson to help get you started. Additionally, an informative PDF and instructional video is provided for each chapter. Each video not only reviews the lessons included in the chapter, but also features the start to finish process of one of the chapter layouts as well.

To enter, just leave a comment on this post describing what technique you find yourself using time and time again.

Entries close at midnight Thursday UK time and the winner will be posted Friday evening, so be sure to check back to see if it’s your lucky day!

Good luck!

We have three winners to announce this week….
scrapbooking giveaway winner
For the American crafts prize pack, our winner is…
American Crafts prize
Congratulations to Claire W!

For Julie Kirks beautiful Plundered Pages prize pack, our winner is…
Congratulations to CatesbyK!

Last but by no means least, for our True Scrap 4, our winner is…
Congratulations to Cheryl T!

Lucky winners, please email me (shimelle at gmail dot com) with your details.

There’s a new giveaway every Friday night, so check back next week for another chance to win just by leaving a comment.

21 September 2012

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168 Comments for Scrapbooking Giveaway Day

  1. Barb in AK Says:

    I’ve already started this class and it’s grrrrrrrrrrrrrrreat! Love, love Lynn G. :-)

  2. margie visnick Says:

    Looks like a fantastic class! Thanks for a chance to win!

  3. rhh/Randi Says:

    it looks interesting, I have been scrapbooking for many years now, but have done munch during this year so I want to learn as much as possible, and btw this site helped me really get going

  4. Sandra Tremblay Says:

    Class looks like fun. Most recently the technique Ive been using the most….if it can be called a technique LOL is shimelle lifting! Heavens I have never done as many pages in my life as I have since I started that. Even set as my home page.

  5. Beth Says:

    The technique I use ALL the time is die cutting! I use my Cameo on nearly everything I make, but sometimes I feel like it lacks a little something. I’d love to take this class to get some new ideas! Thanks, Shimelle!

  6. Nicole Says:

    The technique I use over and over are the layouts I learned from my old yearbook class!

  7. Rochelle Says:

    This looks like a great class!
    I really love Lynn’s style.

  8. rebecca.k Says:

    I love her style, and this class looks awesome! Thanks for the chance to win!

  9. Lisa Glowatski Says:

    Looks like a great class

  10. Tammy Davis Says:

    Is matting photos a technique? I find I am much happier with my photos mounted on a thin (usually black) piece of cardstock. I also like to cut about 1/2 inch off of the length and width of the page and mat the entire page on a sheet of paper.

  11. angela Gutshall Says:

    I’m a scrapper that likes to layer and add depth to a layout. Thank you so much fr this chance to win a great class!!

  12. celiasmoot Says:

    I am a big fan of layered 6×6 papers with tabs and stickers tucked in.

  13. Ragnhild Says:

    I like to use embellishment in groups of 3 :)

  14. Megan Smith Says:

    I am addicted to hand stitching!

  15. Mary M. Says:

    Ooooh, this class looks super useful. The technique I use all the time is misting. I love to make a little bit of a mess on my pages. =)

  16. senoritascrapper Says:

    I play with pretty papers—that about as technique as I get. Clearly, i need this class.

  17. Deb Says:

    Looks like a great class. I seem to go between stitching, misting or doodling. Thanks for the chance

  18. Amy Says:

    Hmm nothing really comes to mind. I guess the fact that I always use the computer. Typed journaling, silhouette, photo editing. . . Guess I am very technoscrappy.

  19. ruth Says:

    i guess my most used technique lately is layering paper and embellishments

  20. Ruth tacoma Says:

    I love sewing on my layouts!!!

  21. Susan White Says:

    I always turn to hand-stitching on my pages when I feel that something is missing or I need to fill in a gap somewhere. This class looks fantastic.

  22. Maya Says:

    My favorite is fussy cutting!

  23. Maureen Says:

    I’d LOVE to take this class! And I always, always layer.

  24. Sarah Swann Says:

    Most used technique right now is hand-stitching. Time consuming, but so worth it! I’d love a spot in this class. Thanks!

  25. Alison Day Says:

    This class looks really interesting. Thanks for the chance to win a spot Shimelle! My favourite technique is to ink my edges – even stickers. If I can stick it to my papers, I will try to ink the edges!!

  26. Jerri Says:

    I’ve been incorporating more stamping in my layouts.

  27. Meghan Says:

    I love Lynn’s style so this class should be pretty amazing! I’ve been using less patterned paper lately.

  28. Julia Heald Says:

    I ink the edge of everything! Looks like a fab class to help with page designing :)

  29. Andrea R. Says:

    I need this class! I’ve been adding washi to the top and bottom of all my layouts. I would love to learn something new!

  30. S Says:

    I use Thickers alphabets for most of my titles – sometimes I’ll do a subtitle in smaller fonts, but almost always the main title is large Thickers.

  31. Gerry Glowacki Says:

    Thickers are my new love. I’m trying to get more creative with my titles.

  32. Jeannie Says:

    I’m relatively new to scrapbooking so at this moment, I do not have any techniques that I use time and again although I do tend to do some stamping on my LOs. Would love to win a spot in this class. Thanks for the chance.

  33. Susanmcl Says:

    I am using lots of layers on my LOs! Thx 4 the chance to win!

  34. MeganM. Says:

    This class looks super fun and helpful! Thanks for the fun giveaway!

  35. Justasiam Says:

    I always am inking at least two or three things on each layout I make

  36. Lori Poffenroth Says:

    My style is pretty simple. The technique I use the most right now is inking. Thanks for the chance to win this great looking class.

  37. Chriss Says:

    I’ve been thinking about taking this class. For me, I’ve recently started doing clustered embellishments. Just simple with a few layers, but I’m quite enjoying it and they show up on many of my recent layouts.

  38. Marina Says:

    What a great looking class! I find myself stitching on every layout. Can’t get enough of it!

  39. alison-lee Says:

    Great looking class. I tend to ink the edges of everything.

  40. Reem Says:

    I really like faux stitching a lot..this is probably the only technique I have :-)

  41. Joanne Says:

    The use of sketches is my mainstay

  42. SheriE. Says:

    I sew and sew and sew. Love the look it gives. And ink.

  43. Robin Walston Says:

    The class sounds great. I’m really into using clustered embellishments these days after watching your videos and checking out your pages. Thanks for the ideas.

  44. Antonia Says:

    Any sort of stitching – matchine, hand or just drawn on.

  45. Sue Says:

    Oh, I’ve been thinking about this class, so the chance to win it is great. The technique I always use is inking. Nearly every piece of paper on my page has inked edges.

  46. Amelia Says:

    I love to stamp! Thanks for the chance to win!

  47. Jacky S Says:

    I’m definately into layering….card,paper,embellishments….if it moves,layer it!!

  48. Zeffy Says:

    I feel that I need to leatn each and every day…I believe we change,and so do our styles…so winning this lesson with talented Lynn will be a blessing1

  49. Dawn Cheshire Says:

    Sounds like a fabulous class! Since following your blog I find myself using embellishment clusters more and strips of paper!

  50. SandraB Says:

    Mine is splattering the background sheet I just love the effect it gives to the finished page.

  51. Becky B. Says:

    I’ve been developing my style lately adding more layers and embellishment clusters but my newest fun is adding stitching! I was always afraid but now I can’t stop. :) Thanks for the chance to win this great giveaway!

  52. JoC Says:

    This is a new one for me. Will have to check out. Clusters of embellishments which I try to triangle

  53. Rossella Says:

    Great class! I will love to try it!

  54. Kathy Says:

    Rule of threes for me and I’m finiding that I have started to use doodling a lot more. Thnak you for another great prize.

  55. Carrie Says:

    I tend to go through phases when it comes to techniques depending on what’s on trend at that moment, but the one that has been consistent throughout my scrapbooking life is matting and layering. Thanks for the chance to win, the class looks great.

  56. Helen Says:

    On most of my layouts you will see that I have used letter stickers for my titles. Looks a fab class!

  57. Leslie Says:

    This looks really interesting. I’m at one of those stages when I could really do with some inspiration on adding some oomph to my pages!

  58. emma clark Says:

    the class looks awesome, if i could afford it at the mo I’d be in! I would say my favourite technique on a page at the moment would be layering, alwys trying to add more things to a normal boring page x

  59. Margot/NZ Says:

    Love your giveaways, Shimelle – they’re always for such wonderful things. Thank you so much for the chance to win this (wonderful) class too!

  60. nicola Says:

    I always use a plain background and then layer patterned paper in layers on top. I have only started scrapbooking recently and havent really got a style yet, i could use some more inspiration. Thanks Shimelle

  61. Judy S Says:

    Another great giveaway! Not really a technique but my pages are always very linear – maybe too much so? Sometimes I try to put things at different angles and feel I am being very aventurous! Need to branch out a bit.

  62. Stephanie W Says:

    This class sounds really great; thank you so much for a chance to win! The technique I typically use is stamping on my layouts. I love putting my stamps to use on more than just cards.

  63. Roxane F. Says:

    This class looks amazing. Lately I have been trying to use my stamps more in my layouts. Thanks for a chance to win!

  64. Sue Bone Says:

    I am a less is more scrapper but this class would definitely help me with the finishing touches to step up my pages.

  65. Dawn F. Says:

    Thanks for the chance. I’ve been scrapping for years and it’s time to “step it up”!

  66. Sara Andrews Says:

    Hmmm…I’ve been stitching a lot lately since watching your video on that, but using lots and lots of patterned paper will always be my go to technic.

  67. Clare N Says:

    This looks like a fun class. My most technique is probably faux stitching, sometimes I do real sewing on a layout but this is much quicker!

  68. Kristie Says:

    Lately, I have been working on my layering skills. It doesn’t come easily for me! Thanks for the chance to win.

  69. Rachel Says:

    I suppose inking edging with distress ink is my standard go to. would love to step up my scrapping- it needs it!

  70. Melinda King Wilson Says:

    I am always inking the edges of pictures for layouts because I don’t like to see the white edge of the picture.

  71. Deb Duty Says:

    Something I do on almost every layout is stamping. It’s my favorite technique for sure!

  72. pepper Says:

    I recently love to sprinkle some paints droplets across my pages and use lotsa washi tape :) Thanks for the chance! Loving all the twopeas workshop so far!

  73. Jenny McGee Says:

    This looks like an awesome class to win. I would love to. Thanks for the chance.

  74. sozzee Says:

    One day I will be lucky.
    Maybe this is my time?? xx

  75. Wendy Goodman Says:

    I’ve been using lots of stitching on my layouts lately!

  76. Susan Kopp Says:

    This is for me…LOL! I need help in changing up my dowdy style to embrace embellies…I have been afraid. Thanks!

  77. Ginger Watson Says:

    I would love to be in this class! thanks for the chance to win.

  78. Pam Says:

    I would really love to win this class. I’m just getting back into making layouts after a year of focusing on learning card making. I need some new ideas. I’m not even sure I have a technique anymore. Help!

  79. Ruth Allmart Says:

    This sounds like a really great class, one I could definitely use! The technique I seem to find myself using a lot on my layouts is putting things in grids. Thanks for the chance to win a spot in this great class Shimelle :)

  80. LisaE Says:

    Let’s see… technique I keep using? Cutting paper into strips rather than using large sections. Is that a technique?

  81. Linda321 Says:

    I don’t think I ever make a page without layering pretty patterned paper! I’m using punches, especially the scallop circle and butterfly!

  82. Michelle Liimatainen Says:

    I layer. I do it all the time. I love the look of many layers. I also like to add lots of little details…the thing that gets over looked the most but the thing I feel pulls every one of my layouts together.

  83. Toby Says:

    I would have to say inking the edges of all my paper layers is what I seem to be doing on most layouts. Thanks for a chance to win!

  84. Patricia F. Says:

    Lately my favorite technique is using borders and making small clusters! Thanks for the chance!

  85. benessi Says:

    I think this class will be great with Lynn, thanks for the giveaway!

  86. Barb S Says:

    I am just learning my go-to style, and it appears to be grids. Every time I don’t think too much about a page it ends up neatly lined up in some fashion. Thanks for the chance to win this fabulous class!

  87. Steph Says:

    i’m loving using my digital cutter

  88. Pam Says:

    I have been using paint and glimmer mist on my pages(thanks to you) they add the perfect touch! I have finally put a dent in my stash!

  89. rach Says:

    I don’t currently have a favourite technique because I keep trying new ones to see what I like. Thanks for another great giveaway.

  90. Mel Says:

    Congrats, lucky winners! :)

    This class looks awesome, thanks so much for the chance to win. I think my ‘go to’ technique is clustering a few layers of pp and embellishments with a single photo and leaving lots of white space – if I’m completely stuck I know this look will nearly always work for me. (Is that a technique?! It’s all I can think of, hope it’ll do!!)

  91. furrypig Says:

    ooh what a fabby prize, I think it doesn’t really count as a technique but I always go to sketches when scrapbooking as they always kick start my mojo

  92. Gina Says:

    I’m trying to layer more and use embellishments of different heights. Great giveaway! Thanks!

  93. Jackie Ashton Says:

    Mr Huey mists, either has mist or ink splatters – love them. Thanks for the chance to win this class x

  94. jane Says:

    would love a chance to win this, my favourite technique at the moment is masking.

  95. Nicki Lundeen Says:

    Thanks to you Shimelle, my fave is now inking all my paper edges and grouping my embellishments. Thanks!

  96. Amanda Says:

    I’ve been eyeing up this class at Two Peas for a while. It would be great to win it. My favourite technique is scraplifting, either my own pages or other peoples.

  97. Sabine Says:

    I love to win the class. My favorite technique is to scrap in grids and to use my square punch therefor.

  98. Tatiana Ortega Says:

    This class sounds fantastic and very helpful, thanks for the chance!
    2peas username: taorni

  99. Sabrina Krighaar Says:

    Well, since discovering the amazing Shimelle, I find myself layering on almost every layout. Other than that, I ink very often.
    Thank you for the opportunity to win this class :)

  100. Jane Says:

    I nearly always ink the edges of photos, papers and embellishments. Thanks for the chance to win this amazing class.

  101. Michele D Says:

    I always try to put things along a diagonal or else make a visual triangle. Your videos have helped me realize that works well.

  102. Diane Alberts Says:

    Wow, thanks for the opportunity to win a fabulous class!!!!!!

  103. esh Says:

    seems like a great class. thanks for the chance, esh

  104. Louise Says:

    i scrap in phases, sometimes its inking edges, sometimes lots of layers, sometimes circle embellies and the moment its stitching. sounds like a super class thanks for a chance to win x

  105. Carolyn Says:

    At this time I’m not using any. It has been forever since I’ve scrapped. :(

  106. Chelsea Says:

    Not sure if it’s considered a technique but I usually find myself using some sort of grid patterns on most of my pages. I’d love to win a spot in this class!!

  107. angela g a Says:

    I always do 2 page spread layouts.

  108. otakugirly Says:

    The technique I use most often these days is probably stamping.

    I always find classes so inspiring. Thanks for the chance to win!

  109. dogmatix Says:

    Congrats to the winners :-)
    I am a bit of a misting obsessive at the moment

  110. Maddie Says:

    I cant keep my motivation up without your videos-that’s the most important ‘technique’ for me :)

  111. Melissa Says:

    I would love to win this class. Congrats to those winners posted.

  112. Diana Says:

    My go-to technique is die-cutting and then stamping with the coordinating stamp. Thanks for the opportunity to win this class!

  113. Nora Says:

    That class looks wonderful I’m really seriously considering buying it right now:D

  114. Laura whosthischick Says:

    Layering papers flat and with dimensionals. I especially love to layer and tuck premade journal cards

  115. Jen D. Says:

    I have learned so much from you Shimelle! I almost always add layers for dimension and ink the edges of almost anything on a page. Thanks for the inspiration and for the chance to win.

  116. ayeletep Says:

    Love your work.
    Thanks for the chance to win
    ayeletep at twopeas

  117. Maureen Says:

    this class looks great! i always seem to be adding bling to everything. and ink.

  118. Julianna Says:

    I’ve been trying to build more layers & clusters lately but often stare at the page wondering what to add & where. Would love a chance at the class!

  119. Jeannine H Says:

    I have loved all the 2 Peas workshops I have taken! Thanks for the chance to win this one!

    Jeannine H

  120. Jo Aubrey Says:

    The technique I use over and over is distressing and inking everything! Thanks for a chance to win a spot in Lynn’s class. (2peas name – jaubrey)

  121. Fran Says:

    The technique I always rely on is inking. Love to win this class.

  122. magda Says:

    I think I will have to take this class anyway…Seems great.

  123. Alexandra Boehnke Says:

    The class looks great! Thanks for the chance to win!
    My 2peas-name: SkippyAB

  124. kirsty A Says:

    My pages aren’t ‘techniquy’ unless I’m trying out something new (usually something I’ve seen Shim or Glitter Girl do) but I do tend to ink my layers on most LOs

  125. kaatje Says:

    great giveaway to win, would be great to tey something like this. My pages are mostly with lots of colors and as glitt

  126. Louise Says:

    This sounds EXACTLY what I need – I have so many pages that are somehow ‘not quite done’ and need some inspiration of how to complete them! x

  127. Anne-Liesse Says:

    I find myself inking edges on everything. If my daughter leaves her homework sitting around too long I’ll ink the edges on that, too!

  128. Roseann Hoyle Says:

    I love to alter plain alphabet stickers with paint, dye, Stickles, or other mediums. Roseann

  129. Sammie Says:

    I’m not very technique-y but something I often do is heat emboss stamped images.

  130. Kara Johnson Says:

    I tend to used glitter spray to glitz up my die cuts and plainer embellishments. Everything’s better with a little sparkle!

  131. tape Says:

    Sounds like an awesome class! I’m hooked on modeling paste & stencils at the moment…

  132. Charlene Says:

    I guess it is inking that I use all the time, I love it (I know it is old schooL!)

  133. J3SS1C4 Says:

    Thanks for the chance to win! This class looks fun! At the moment, I’m using lots of stamping and washi tape… I’m hooked on both!

  134. amber Says:

    Well it seems to me that the thing I have been doing a lot of lately is cutting up my pattern papers ala the Perfect Collection. Finds it works great with my studio calico kits and gets me using them. Now if I could just finish the journaling.

  135. Kathy R Says:

    I’m working on a mini album using the SS summer collection. I’d love to win a spot in this class. Thanks for a chance. 2 peas name: Miss Kathy

  136. Christine Says:

    This class looks great – thanks for the chance to win. My favorite technique is inking the edges of my paper.

  137. anitatina Says:

    I’ve only been scrapping since this July, so I don’t really have any “tried and true” techniques I lean back on time and time again per se. But I have tried a few things thus far. One of my newest finds are washi tapes, and I must say I’ve fallen in love with their forgiving nature and versatility.

  138. Heather Robertson Says:

    I love to stitch on most of my pages

  139. Manda Says:

    I really need tips for journalling and using embellishments. Thanks for the chance :)

  140. Krystyn Says:

    oh I would love this class!!

  141. kazoulis Says:

    I like to ink edges of paper and put drops of paint on the page, it could be something I learned from your videos=)

  142. Brenda Says:

    I have been scrapbooking for about 10 years now and I am always looking for new ways to do things so that my pages don’t get stuck in a rut! This looks like a great class! Thanks for the opportunity to win! :0)

  143. Susanne Says:

    Most recently the technique Ive been using recently must be called Shimelle lifting! I´m trying learn how to group my embellishments and layer patterned paper by watching Glitter Girl videos and taking a lot of Shimelle´s classes :)

  144. jengd Says:

    More than anything else, I’m simply a colorer/fussy-cutter/pop-dotter.

  145. Elizabeth R. Says:

    Hello, I have been stamping and embossing more lately and would love to take this class to stop the scrapbook block :)

  146. Wendy B. Says:

    I find myself layering more. Love it!

  147. Gg Says:

    I love to layer pictures. I use a lot on each page, even cutting them up to get just what I need. I even use punches on parts of unused photos, like leaves for a Fall picture. Thanks for the opportunity.

  148. Lisa C. Says:

    I’m learning to layer more and I love the look! Thanks for the giveaway!!

  149. isabel Says:

    Thanks for the chance !!!!
    my pea name : mustik

  150. ScrapperCalin Says:

    I have not taken an online class before and would love to try it out. Thank you for the chance to win!

  151. erica Says:

    I would love to win this class. I am really starting to find my style but would love to bump it to the next level. I’m really getting into layering and clustering!

  152. Louise I Says:

    This looks like a great class! Thanks for the chance to win.

  153. Jennifer Says:

    I would love to win entry into this class! It looks awesome. I am really trying to expand my scrapping to include more embellishment clusters and layers. My pages tend to be more simple and I am wanting to get out of my box!

  154. val Says:

    The technique I go back to again and again is always a solid cardstock background. I always go to this when feeling uninspired because its so easy towork off a blank slate instead of a patterned one! I use this technique alot.

  155. Bethany Becker Says:

    THis looks like a great class. I would love to have that last little touch to a layout! 2peas: iggyboo32

  156. lisa Says:

    My fallback technique is metallic inks on black paper…I need a little more layering!

  157. Marion Says:

    This sounds like a wonderful class. Thanks for the chance to win a spot.

  158. Maggie Greenwood Says:

    Looks like a fantastic class! Thanks for a chance to win!

  159. Cat Burchmore Says:

    Stamping would be the technique I use the most. It’s my go-to. However I am very new to scrapbooking & papercrafting so I don’t know many other techniques so would love this class! Thanks for the chance to win!!

  160. Nina F Says:

    I’m such a plain scrapper, it’s all about the paper, really, but I am learning to ink and layer a bit. This class would be perfect, thanks for the chance to win!

  161. Robin W. Says:

    This class sounds fun! I think my one constant is to always ink the edges of my paper; it just makes them look finished to me.

  162. suzanne tre Says:

    I am addicted to my masks and stencils. I’m so glad I didn’t throw away the one’s I used 20 years ago, as I am finding great uses for them time and time again!

  163. Malin/malwa Says:

    I love using mists and splashes on my layouts.

    Thanks for the chance to win! (My 2peas username is malwa.)

  164. Quinna Says:

    This sounds like so much FUN!

  165. Sylvia Says:

    who couldn’t use some great tips and new ideas. Thanks for such a great opportunity!

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