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Gardeners' Digest scrapbooking blog hop (February 2013)

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A month has passed and it’s time for a new Gardeners’ Digest to catch up with the Garden Girls, the scrap booking design team at Two Peas in a Bucket.  Since we last hopped through the team, Glitter Girl has gone on adventures through wood veneer embellishments, the design principles of white space, and most recently the world of travel writing for your scrapbook.

For more details on this project and further Glitter Girl Adventures, find her under the video tab at Two Peas more details on this project and further Glitter Girl Adventures, find her under the video tab at Two Peas.

I’m always inspired by Garden Girl Wilna Furstenburg, but this month even more so between her fab In the Mood to Scrap video and the launch of her brand new workshop, Art Class. I’ve signed up and I’m working my way through, rationing each chapter so I make sure I put all these great ideas to work.  The workshop is filled with great tutorials and Wilna’s beautiful examples. More about that in a moment…

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It’s a great time to go shopping at Two Peas, with new products arriving pretty much daily! Including the new lines from Amy Tangerine, Dear Lizzy, American Crafts, Crate Paper, Studio Calico, Glitz, and Echo Park! That’s some major good stuff, and you’ll be seeing lots of these new letter stamps from Amy Tangerine on my upcoming projects!

Speaking of upcoming projects, stop by this weekend for a special two day adventure through sketches and scrapbooking videos, right here at Perfect if you’re snowed in, but snow is not a requirement.

Your next stop on the hop is brand new Garden Girl Celine Navarro.  Be sure to check our her blog and her beautifully artistic style!

But before you go, I have something for one of you! I have a class pass for Wilna’s Art Class workshop so you can join me and plenty of other scrapbookers for this creative adventure.  To enter, just leave a comment on this blog post.  Entries close at the end of February, London time.  And if there are 500 or more comments by the end of the month, I’ll throw in a prize pack filled with Wilna’s product picks so you will be all set to take part in the class and follow along. So tell a friend, won’t you? if the winner has already signed up, we will refund the workshop – so there is no need to wait and see. Sign up now: and get started straight away!

22 February 2013

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114 Comments for Gardeners' Digest scrapbooking blog hop (February 2013)

  1. Sharmon Petersen Says:

    Thanks Shimelle for all the wonderful tips on your blog and thank glitter girl also…I watch her every week. I would love to take Wilna’s class..her art is so beautiful!

  2. Kyle W Says:

    Thanks, Shimelle for the chance to win this great giveaway- I’m just starting to get my fingers ‘inky’ so this would be an awesome class to take :)

  3. Kim L. Says:

    Would love to win a spot in this class. Thanks for hosting such a great blog with great content!

  4. Kim Rogers Says:

    Love the new Yes Please! Great pieces and colors!

  5. Margie Visnick Says:

    Loved this week’s Glitter Girl! Fantastic page, too! Thanks for the chance to win!

  6. Dawn Says:

    I love Wilnas style and have been contemplating taking this class. Thanks for the chance ~~ dawn

  7. Marcia Deignan Says:

    I love your videos Shimelle! Wilna’s class sounds great. I would love the chance to win a place in the class. Thank you for having a giveaway!

  8. Dawn Cheshire Says:

    Loving your Glitter Girl series, thanks for the chance to win a fabulous prize!Looking forward to the weekend too!

  9. youngmi Says:

    hooray! thank you for the chance to win :) and i can’t wait to see your projects for the weekend.

  10. Emily Todd Says:

    I am snowed in, so your weekend crafting event is perfect! Thank you for the chance to win.

  11. Sabrina Aziz-Bahaman Says:

    Loved that video! Never tried two page spreads before

    Thanks for the chance!

    2peas: vixendeity

  12. KittyScrapper Says:

    I am loving all I am hearing about this class, especially as both yourself and Noel choose it as your pick on PRT. I think I may have to get it on payday, If I am not lucky here.

  13. Cheryl Leong Says:

    awesome! thanks for the chance!

    cheryl131091 at yahoo dot com

    2peas name: cheryl1310

  14. susan kopp Says:

    Love your classes, Shimelle and I love Wilna’s work. Thanks for the chance to win! susank12

  15. Moira OReilly Says:

    Looking forward to the weekend adventure – it is snowing and blustery here so perfect timing :). Love your blog and all the 2ps videos. Such inspiration!! My 2ps name: moreilly

  16. Maureen Gallagher Says:

    I’m so excited for this weekend!!! thanks, Shimelle.

  17. Mel Says:

    What an awesome giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win, and I’m looking forward to the weekend, too.

  18. LindaC Says:

    As a newbie (1 month now) to scrapbooking your GG videos have helped me so much. Thank you!

    That class looks great! Thanks for the chance to win a spot.

  19. senoritascrapper Says:

    Excited for the weekend projects! Thanks for the chanceto win.

  20. kym Says:

    I would love to attend Wilna’s workshop. It looks totally fun and inspiring.

  21. jane Says:

    would love to win a spot in such a great class.

  22. Cynthia Larson Says:

    thanks for the chance to win this awesome looking class. maybe it will help my layouts look a little more artsy. Cant wait for your videos and sketches this weekend. THANKS

  23. Sabine Says:

    I loved the new Glitter Girl Adventure and the tips for journaling on travels! And your weekend-special sounds wonderful, I can’t await to see what you have prepared for us! Thank you for the chance to win Wilna’s great workshop, but I don’t think that I can wait until end of February, I’ll sign up immediately :-))

  24. dogmatix Says:

    I love Amy Tans new range, especially the stamps. Loving the look of Wilnas class…just waiting for free time before I take the plunge :-)

  25. Jessica Dougherty Says:

    This class sounds amazing! jbhood

  26. Kirby Says:

    Why, thank you! This would be wondermous!!

  27. Fleur Smith Says:

    There’s way too much beautiful stuff in the store right now, thanks for the chance to win:)

  28. Roseann Hoyle Says:

    Looks like a great class. And all the new stuff in the store is overwhelming. Thanks for the chance to win :)

  29. Dawn Says:

    I’ve wanted to sign up for her class since it opened. Thanks for the chance.

  30. 3kidmama Says:

    Wilna’s class is absolutely on my wish list! Glad to hear a great review of it, Shimelle!

  31. Victoria Says:

    I said no new classes in 2013, but it won’t count if I win it, will it? Thanks for the inspiring work you do.

  32. Madeline Says:

    Oooo, I’d love to win a spot in Wilna’s class. Love the artistry in all her pages. :)

  33. Justasiam Says:

    I love Wilna’s style and I am sure her class will be equally great!

  34. MAry Thomas Says:

    I would love to win this class – it sounds fantastic!

  35. kazoulis Says:

    Thanks for the chance! (drakumel at 2ps)

  36. Keathe Says:

    I would LOVE to win a spot in Wilna’s class! Thanks for the giveaway!

    atmmama – 2peas id

  37. Laurie Says:

    Oh my gosh – your top layout there is FANTASTIC!!!

  38. Carol Says:

    You are an excellent and inspiring teacher and I love your tutorials. Thanks so much for sharing so much. And I’m reading above that you are sharing more this weekend. (Thank you!) And thanks again for the chance to win a pass to Wilna’s Art Class. In case I win, my 2peas name is seawest.

  39. Marian Says:

    Loved the Garden Girl video this week. You give me a lot of inspiration!

  40. pegg Says:

    Wilna’s class looks fantastic!

  41. Jeannie Says:

    Thanks for the chance to win a spot in the class. Love your Glitter Girl videos and I’ve learnt so much.

    2peas: cutiephinphin

  42. Jacky S Says:

    The class sounds perfect…..I’d love to get a bit more art on my pages.

  43. Cristina Says:

    Thanks for the chance to win a spot – I love Wilna’s style!!
    2peas: CristinaC

  44. Emma Says:

    OOOhhh yes please!!! Looks amazing!

  45. Paula Says:

    I’d be interested to take Wilna’s class, just so I could learn a bit about Art, I really sucked at it at school. But funnily enough, I reall like scrapbooking… who knew!

  46. JennyB Says:

    Thank you Shimelle for inspiring me to try new things with your blog. I think winning a spot in Wilna’s class would be a great opportunity to continue outside of my comfort zone!

  47. Karla Says:

    Love all the new stuff…I’ve been on a shopping spree with all the new CHA stuff coming out. I loved that mood board LO too. So inspiring!

  48. JuliaG Says:

    I would love to win a spot in Wilna’s class!!!

  49. glee Says:

    I have that hellen keller quote on one of my pages too. Love how you stamped it on a book page!

  50. Isabel Says:

    Wilna’s class is great! Thanks for the giveaway!!!

  51. Evelin Says:

    Thanks for a chance at this giveaway :)

    2peas username : angelicquirk

  52. Summer Says:

    Thanks Shimelle! :) would be awesome.

  53. Danielle Says:

    This class looks soo sooo good. Username: girlfriday26

  54. Margot Says:

    Always enjoy your videos, Shimelle – thanks so much! The class looks challenging (would be a step out of my comfort zone – but that is a good thing, right?). Thanks for the chance to win!
    2peas: margotmacg

  55. karen keiper Says:

    I would love to win a spot in Wilnas class. From everything i have heard its fabulous!

  56. Elizabeth Ashman Says:

    Too hot to be outside here, so a scrapping adventure for the weekend sounds great. I have been thinking about Wilna’s class, so a win would be excellent.

  57. marianne Says:

    I’m looking forward to what the weekend brings here on your blog. Thanks for the chance to win!

  58. Shawn Hillenbrand Says:

    I think I adore everything you do. You have also inspired my brand new thickers addiction. My husband does not apprecaite that. I just can’t wait to see what you do from week to week!

  59. jules Says:

    awesome inspiration! i would love to win the giveaway! thx 4 the chance username:theurbanzoo

  60. Quinna Says:

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

  61. Rhonda Strickland Says:

    This is so much. I really enjoyed your blog. I would love to win a spot in the class. :o)

  62. Cindy England Says:

    Bring on the weekend! Can’t wait, as usual, for what you come up with, Shimelle. :) And thanks for offering a spot in Wilna’s class.

  63. Christine Says:

    Fab giveaway – thank you for the chance to win :)

  64. Joanne Says:

    It’s snowing here but don’t think a snow in is likely. Will definitely check in here though. Thanks as always for the inspiration JoanneW

  65. Katharine hart Says:

    Hi Shimelle, I love your tutorials and have now realised that my style is similar to yours after a friend said that I scrap like you, layers of pretty paper make my heart happy x I would love a chance to try something new and I look forward to your videos each week x thank you xx

  66. Julia Says:

    Always love to to read your GG round up :) Looking forward to the videos this weekend and maybe the class if I win! I’ve always wanted to try and be more “arty” but not a clue how!

  67. Tracey H Says:

    I would love to take Wilna’s class, thanks for the chance.

  68. Betty Says:

    Thanks for he chance Shimelle, this class sounds amazing.

  69. AllisonLP Says:

    I have so been enjoying Wilna’s vids on TwoPeas. I’m sure I’d learn a lot of great techniques from her. TFS

  70. Linda In Aus Says:

    Loved that little/big stack of layering by GG. I recently got the smaller letter stamps by Amy Tan and I love them.
    Glad you are feeling better.

  71. simplypearl Says:

    thanks for the chance to win this class shimelle. and as always, LOVE your videos.

  72. Thayer Says:

    What a great giveaway!

  73. Sheryl Says:

    The class looks like so much fun!! Thanks for a chance to win.

  74. Keitha Says:

    Wilna’s style is fabulous and her class looks great! Not sure when I’d have time to do it, but I think I have to sign up…

  75. Jo Says:

    I really need the inspiration that this class would provide. Thanks for the chance to win!

  76. Kirsten J Says:

    Would love to win!

  77. Colleen e Says:

    I would love to win! Her class looks so inspiring.

  78. Jean_H Says:

    Wilna is amazing! Thanks so much for a chance to win a seat in her class!

  79. Kim Says:

    i’ve just done my first layout inspired by wilnas class, it is truly fabulous! Looking forward to my next crafty shopping spree, I just need to decide where to start with so many amazing products arriving. xx

  80. Pallavi Says:

    I love your videos!! Thank you for a change to win Wilna’s class. :)

  81. Ellen Porter Says:

    I loved this week’s Glitter Girl layout. I scraplifted it and am debating whether it’s done. I will post if I decide it is.

  82. Mary Says:

    Thanks for the drawing and also all the inspiration your provide us all throughout the year! You Rock!

  83. AnitaP Says:

    Thanks for the chance to win!

  84. Barb S Says:

    Online classes have become incredibly important to me because it is such an uncomplicated way to learn from the best. Thanks for an opportunity to learn from another expert! Looks like a class well worth taking.

  85. tanja Says:

    I wanna take the Art Class! Thanks for the chance :)

  86. Cori Says:

    Online classes are the best! Thanks!

  87. lee Says:

    I am always happily amazed that I learn new things watching your Glitter Girl adventures (as well as your other posts) that are also easily incorporated into my scrapbook pages… thanks for being so inspiring and also for the opportunity to attend Wilma’s class!

  88. Julie Says:

    Great new products and I love taking Art Classes, thanks!

  89. Pam Says:

    Great new products, and I always love your videos. Thanks for the chance to win this great class.

  90. Bea Says:

    Thanks Shimelle for the opportunity to win. I love Wilna’s work. Can’t wait to see your take on her artsy designs.

  91. Kathy R Says:

    Always love your glitter girl videos. Love Wilma’s layouts too and would love to learn how to make them. Thanks for a chance to win her class.

  92. CoCo Says:

    Thanks for the chance to win Shimelle. I love Wilnas artistic style.

  93. Heike Says:

    Thanks so much for all of your inspiration on the blog here!

  94. HeatherH Says:

    Would love to win this class! I heard you talking about it on the Paperclipping Roundtable and it sounds great.

  95. Sparklin Says:

    Would love to win a spot in Wilna’s class, have been eying it for a while now and love the projects that students of this class have made! Thanks for a chance! Dee (Sparklin @ 2peas)

  96. Melanie Says:

    I’m a Wilna fan, too! Thanks so much for offering this. Always a treat to visit your site.

  97. Anso Says:

    This sounds a lot of fun! Thanks for the giveaway :)

  98. Tammie Blakeman Says:

    Thank you so much for the chance to win… and, of course, every.single.bit of inspiration and instruction you provide all the time.

  99. rach Says:

    so much good stuff happening at the moment. diolch/thanks for the chance to win a place

  100. Cara Cawthon Says:

    I’d love to win Wilna’s class! Thanks for the chance. I love all the things you’ve added to the blog this year.

  101. pepper Says:

    Love the stamp set. Looks like a perfect font :) And Thanks for the chance to win the class. I’m excited :) ! Love wlina’s style ! :D 2peas: Pepper Tan

    Ps: getting more friends to comment now! :)

  102. angela Says:

    Love the class. Thanks for the chance to win!

  103. Julie H Says:

    thanks for the chance to win Wilna’s class.

  104. Marsha F Says:

    I would love to win a spot in Wilna’s class!

  105. Kim Thomas Says:

    Your blog is such an inspiration. I love the sketches you have added. They are such a help to get out of a scrapping rut. I would love to win a spot in Wilna’ class. Thank you so much for the inspiration, Shimelle. You are amazing! Take care.
    raeraesma :)

  106. casey colette byrd Says:

    Pinterest follow linky!

  107. Marie-Pierre Says:

    Wilna’s class is the best thing that happened to me so far in 2013! :)
    Thanks for the giveaway!! :)

  108. Tatiana Ortega Says:

    I would love to take this class, thanks for the chance!
    2peas username: taorni

  109. Julie Says:

    thanks for the chance to win- the class looks wonderful!!

  110. Kelly S Says:

    This class looks great! I enjoyed Wilna’s video in the post.

  111. Mary M. Says:

    I’m just getting caught up on my blog reading and I’m so glad I didn’t miss this giveaway! It would be great to take Wilna’s class! =)

  112. choon bin wee Says:

    pick me :) great giveaway!

  113. JenDay Says:

    I can hardly wait to take Wilna’s class (just have to wrap up a few other projects first!)

  114. Mel H Says:

    Thanks for the chance to win this…I would be so excited!

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