Saturday, May 5, 2012

Happy (inter)National Scrapbook Day!  This is Elizabeth and I can not think of a better day to announce our winners for the month of April!  Before I do I have a question.  Have you been over to SEM's Chit Chat Facebook Group  for some scrapping fun!  We would love to have you!  Grab a cup of tea (or coffee) and join us for some girl time.  We would love for you to share your layouts or links to your blog posts, interact with us about the latest scrapbooking tips, techniques and trends, or just bless us with your company.  We look forward to getting to know you better!

THANK YOU to each and everyone of you who participated in our April challenges!  You ladies are very talented and have a great sense of humor!  We have been blessed by your beautiful pages and inspired by your stories!  Thank you for playing along and sharing your gifts with us here at SEM.  Many of you had us smiling and a few had me literally laughing out loud :)  Your sketch pages were equally inspiring!  April was a fun month of challenges.   

I put all the entries into  and the winner is . . .Angie!  Congratulations Angie!!  Please send us an e-mail at to claim the Scrapbook Circle $30 gift certificate!

And now it's time to announce our Top 3 choices from the April Challenge #15!  There were some great pages and we appreciated all the funny stories you had to share :)  Thank you for participating in the challenge and don't forget about the scrap twist we always throw in :) 
(Note: The Top 3 are only chosen from the Main Challenge...)

1.  Annika
The Design Team loved the beautiful layout Annika did of her DD but even more the story behind it - kids really do say the funniest things!  What a great idea to capture these sayings onto scrapbook pages :)  

2.  We had a tie - first up is Paula
Paula put together a fun page together about something her son said when he was a toddler about Jesus coming out of his heart so He could go to see the trains with him :)  

   and next we have Roulien
Roulien's page was all about her son and how he makes her laugh and puts a smile on her face :)

3.  Kim
Kim did a sweet page about her siblings getting their pictures taken together.  I could really relate to the way she described her son - I have one just like that :)

Congrats ladies . . . and thank you for inspiring us!!!  If you were one of our top three you are welcome to take the top 3 badge from our sidebar and display it proudly on your blog!   Many thanks everyone everyone for playing along!  We enjoy visiting your blogs or on-line photo albums and seeing all the talent you have been given!  We look forward to seeing your entries for the May Challenge #16  and May's sketch challenge.

Our Guest Designer for May will be Linda Trzos! Congrats on being chosen as our GD Linda . . . we can't wait to see your take on the challenges and the inspiration you have to share!!    
(Guest Designers are chosen from those that participate in challenges and/or participate in SEM Chit Chat Group on Facebook )

Have a great day - hope you scrap at least a little bit to celebrate :)  
"Whatever you do (today and everyday), work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ." Colossians 3:23-24


Lisa H said...

congrats to all the winners!

Sherri said...

Congrats everyone thank you for sharing a little of your story with all of us at SEM.

Annika said...

Yay! Thanks! This made my day! =)

Patricia Roebuck said...

CONGRATS everyone!

PaulaJ said...

Congrats all! Thanks for choosing me in the top 3! I'm so excited!

Shellye McDaniel said...

beautiful work, everyone! congratulations!

Jeannine said...

Congratulations everyone!!

Bente Fagerberg said...

Wohoo, Congrats and a special shout out to Annika!!

Kim said...

I'm so thrilled to be in the top 3!! Thank you so much!!

Angie said...

Beautiful layouts in the top 3! I was surprised to see that my name was the winner of the challenges! Thank you for the fabulous challenges on your blog to get my scrap mojo going again!

Scrapper Myra said...

Congratulations to all. It was so fun to participate ang visit your blogs.