Thursday, June 28, 2012

Purple Pumpkin SALE on Friday!!!

Just take a look at these gorgeous kits!!!!!!

And those are just some of our kits! We have more available in different colours too. We've got some more sneaky peeks up on our FACEBOOK PAGE, as well as a $50 giveaway - your chance to win $50 to spend at the Purple Pumpkin June Sale!

sale this Friday 29th of June at 7pm :)

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Welcome my little princess *Berry71Bleu*!!!

Hello my lovely followers!

As promised, I have used the amazing tag that I showed you on the blog hop! The colors are soft but happy and I just had to use a baby photo!!! 
This is my youngest DD Ioli about one month old!!!

Here is a close up of the unique tag that only Marivic can make!!!!!!

Unfortunately, I don't own a sewing machine so I used a stamp all around the edges of my page to imitate stitching!

To see how to create these ruffles to give dimension to your circle, click for a tutorial --->HERE!
The background of my circle, was made using a Prima brick mask. I applied some glossy medium with a brush and then I used a sponge to apply distress ink because the medium acts as a resist! (I hope you understand,please excuse my English..LOL)

Don't forget about our chipboard challenge over at Berry 71 Bleu blog!! You have a few days left! And the prize from Wycinanka is soooo yummy!!!!

Materials used:
Papers: Fancy Pants, Webster's pages
letter stickers: Echo Park
Stickers (banner): Fancy Pants
Flowers, brick mask, bling, gate stamp: Prima
Big blue flower, pink trim (right top corner): Webster's pages
Stitch stamp: Sassafrass Lass
Butterfly punces: Martha Stewart
Border punch: EK Success
Glimmer mist: Tattered Angels

Have a nice day!!!
Hugs from Greece!!!!

Monday, June 18, 2012

Berry 71 Bleu Chipboard challenge!!!

Hello Everyone!!

I am excited about this month's mini challenge as it involves chipboard which I LOOOVE!!!
My reveal will be later on but you can visit Berry 71 Bleu blog to see what Marivic made!!!

Our sponsor this month, Wycinanka, had generously provided the winner a package of chipboards.

For this month's challenge, we will use chipboards on our projects...

Paint, mist, glitter, distress, decoupage, stamp, emboss....doesn't matter how you do it, just as long as you use chipboard on your project. It could be a LO, altered art, OTP, home decor, card, tags, or any way you can creatively use chipboards.

So I hope you can join us and share us your project using your favorite line of chipboard. 

Here is what you can win..

Here are the rules to follow in joining the challenge:


As always there are a few basic rules to follow:-

 1. You are allowed to make a card, layout or altered/off the page 
project as long as you follow the challenge specifications.
 2.   Projects must be linked up to our linky tool in the 
sidebar, using the URL of the ACTUAL POST not your entire blog.

 3.  You may submit as many entries as you like for each challenge
and combine your entry with up to 2 other challenges.

 4.  It is required that you mention in your blog post that you are playing 
along at Berry 71 Bleu TOGETHER with a link back to our blog. 

 5. All entries must be received by MIDNIGHT EST on the
 last day of the month the challenge was posted.

6.  Entries to be submitted via the linky tool at the top of the
sidebar ONLY, not by e mail and not by linking up in the 
comments section please.

Information about our Challenges:-

1.  Berry71Bleu Challenges are open to anyone, 
anywhere in the world.

2.  Our Design Team do their best to comment 
on all entries, you can make their job easier by turning OFF 
your word verification.  Try it and if spam is a problem 
you can always enable comment moderation.

3,  Challenges are held monthly and each month TWO winners are
chosen.  One winner is chosen by our design team, who all vote for
the project they consider to be the best, while another winner is
chosen by random draw.

4.  Challenge winners will always be announced within a week
of the challenge closing and winners are then required to
contact our Sponsor Co-ordinator, Agnieszka.

5.  Prizes not claimed within 2 weeks of the challenge closing 
will be forfeited.

6.  The Merit winner will have an image of their project featured in 
the winners post, together with a link back to the homepage
of their blog.

7.  Merit winners will be awarded a Winner's Badge to post
on their blog - full bragging rights included!

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Scrapbooking Memories magazine!!!

Many Australian friends congratulated me (here and in facebook and I appreciate it) for my 1st publication in Scrapbooking memories which is an awesome Australian Magazine! 
I was SO frustrated because I would be the last one to see it since they will send me the magazine much later...Thankfully my Aussie friends are just WONDERFUL and I am referring to Lizzy Hill who scanned the page for me, even though I never asked her to, and she sent it to me by email! it goes!!!!!!!!!!!! I feel SO proud!
Watch out for me again in Vol 14 No. 11 (on sale 08/08/2012)

Thank you all for your love and support!
I LOVE you too!!!!!

My Berry 71 Bleu blog hop Winner!!

Hi everyone!

Just a quick post to announce the winner!

Thank you for all the lovely comments and welcome to my new followers!!!

The winner is...................

Renea says hi......great hop! Lovely work from all the designers. Glad to hop with you all!

Congrats Beth! Please send me your address here:

Have a nice day!!!!!!!

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Scrapbookers in Greece & Enjoy Scrapping!!!

Hello everyone!

My friend Katerina Laiopoulou who runs Scrapbookers in Greece ning site and challenge blog, organized an on line crop this past weekend!! It was really fun and I was SOO happy to see so many participants and GORGEOUS projects! Scrapbooking  is getting more and more popular in Greece and I LOVE that! All the ladies (and one gentleman) that participate in crops and scrap coffees etc, are just great personalities and we have a lot of fun!!!
I participated in two challenges. I wish I had more time during the weekend to do them all..grrr...anyway, this is the sketch challenge! I also entered "Get Creative" for using a sun and MCS for using a banner!

To make this layout I used the summer paper kit from Enjoy Scrapping!!!

Materials used for"I Love the Sun"
Papers: Echo Park
Sizzix die: Rosettes
Gesso: Ranger

The other challenge was to make a tag using a butterfly!!!

Stamps: Martha stewart & Teresa Collins
White embossing powder: Ranger
Template: The Crafter's Workshop
Bling - flowers: Prima
Sticker: Graphic 45
Distress inks: Ranger
Mist: Tattered Angels

Thank you for visiting!!!
Have a nice day!!

Friday, June 8, 2012

Welcome to the Berry71Bleu/Zeus & Zoe Blog Hop!

Hi Everyone!  Isn't this exciting?!  We are having a Blog Hop at
Berry71Bleu and Zeus and Zoe, starting NOW!  This is it!!

If you have arrived from Renea's blog you need to be
hopping off to Berry71Bleu blog next!  If you have just come
to visit and weren't aware of the Blog Hop you need to go back
to the first name on the list if you would like to join the hop!

Your first stop on the hop is the Zeus and Zoe blog HERE.
Thereafter the list is as follows :-

Marivic Clifton {Zeus & Zoe and Berry71Bleu Owner} HERE
Jaz Lee {Zeus and Zoe Designer} HERE
Rebecca AKA Bexta76 {Zeus and Zoe Designer} HERE
Mitra Pratt {Zeus & Zoe & DT Co-ordinator} HERE
Sandi Taloumis {Zeus & Zoe Designer} HERE
Jennifer Snyder {Guest Designer} HERE
Lisa Novogrodski-Lead {Alumni} HERE
Agnieszka Bellaidea {Berry71Bleu Designer & Sponsor Co-ordinator} HERE
Amanda Aveiro {Berry71Bleu Designer} HERE
Cathy Cafun {Berry71Bleu Designer} HERE 
Channa Suitella {Berry71Bleu Designer} HERE
Helen Tilbury {Berry71Bleu Designer & DT Co-ordinator} HERE
Karola Witczak{Guest Designer Berry71Bleu}HERE 
Keren Tamir {Berry71Bleu Designer} HERE
Renea Harrison {Berry71Bleu Designer} HERE
Vicky Varvadouka {Berry71Bleu Designer} HERE

Ending up at Berry71Bleu Blog HERE.

Yup, that's 17 blogs you need to visit!  But we have certainly made it
worth your while as we have TWO GRAND PRIZES TO BE WON!
Our main prize has been donated by Zeus and Zoe & Berry71Bleu.


Click into the Zeus and Zoe Etsy shop HERE.


Click into the Berry71Bleu Etsy shop HERE.


We also have another fantastic sponsor! -

Click into the Reneabouquets Etsy shop HERE.


Renea is offering this VERY BEAUTIFUL prize pack!

we are all offering a RAK along the way too!  Here is mine!!  

To have a chance of winning my prize you need to comment on this post and be a follower! Nothing more.

To have a chance of winning one of the GRAND PRIZES you need
to visit EACH AND EVERY BLOG in the hop, become a follower
and leave a comment!

 When you reach Berry71Bleu at the very end of the hop you
 for a chance of winning one of the 3 main sponsored prizes! 

You have FOUR FULL DAYS to hop!
Our blog hop ends at midnight EST on Monday 11th June 2012.
We will be announcing the winners a few days later so keep checking back
on all the blogs for the winners' announcements.
Winners have ONE WEEK ONLY to claim their prizes,
if left unclaimed we will redraw and announce new winners!

 We know our friends
in the Northern Hemisphere are wanting to enjoy the Summer so
we are making it EASY FOR YOU TO WIN in June!

We will be announcing a new challenge once the hop is over,
in the middle of June, as we have been blessed with a fantastic
new sponsor -  Wycinanka Chipboard from Poland!

Keep a look out on the Berry71Bleu blog!
Wycinanka have donated a great prize, a pack
 FULL  of amazing chipboards.


Here is the tag that I will be using for my Berry71Bleu project
this month!  Keep following the Berry71Bleu blog to see how
I use it & remember that you can order your own from the
Berry71Bleu Etsy shop or put in your very own custom order!