Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Charity Wings Fundraising Crop *Crop at Tiffany's*

*written by our WhoGivesaScrap Girly Girl Wendy!

What a GAS!
Here's an opportunity for us scrappers to do what we love and benefit others at the same time!

I think I posted about this crop awhile back, and I just learned Elena from Charity Wings is offering us WhoGas girls a special deal!

We get $10 off the registration fee (sweeeet!) and...
1.$5 Gift Card to Elephant Bar & Restaurant
2.Making Memories Vintage Jewelry Kit
3.Premier Swag Bag fit for Royalty!

...and the the WhoGAS girl who raises the most donations will get their registration fee refunded.
Charity Wings will also make a personalized donate button for each person and all we have to do is send it out and set a goal of getting 10 peeps to donate at least $10 each. (Personally, I'm counting on my facebook peeps!) lol

So here's the scrappy details:
Here's a link to Charity Wings website, which gives all the details about the crop.

Here's the basics:
Fundraising Crop from 9am-midnight
When: March 12, 2011
Where: Boys & Girls Club in San Marcos (North San Diego county)
How much: $50 ($40 for WhoGas groupies) + a minimum of $100 in donations
Why: Charity Wings raises money for worth organizations - the money from this particular crop benefits the San Marcos Boys & Girls Club, and the Cancer Coping Center

If you look at the event details there are all kinds of things going on for us scrappers like food, contests, raffles, make-n-takes...just to name a few. I know that I have paid up to $35 just to go to an all day crop that includes only dinner and drinks, and none of that money went to charity, so paying $40 for a crop with all the bells and whistles, plus the fact that the money goes to
charity gives me happy vibes! ;)

For you die hard scrappers, there is a nice store in Poway called Cool Scrapbook Stuff, and another in Vista called Ever After...both excellent places for cropping if you wanted to stay in a hotel and scrap on Sunday! (or if you're a WhoGas girl, you can join me for free in Ramona for a no frills, free all day crop)

Hoping to see some WhoGAS representation!

NSD Event Happening in SoCal

....brought to you by our member Laurie Rush....

National Scrapbook Weekend
April 30th-May 1st

I know what you're thinking! Its a little early to be thinking about NSD BUT
we're planning a HUGE Crop for that weekend.

I'm teaming up with Erica at Your Scrapbook Stash, to bring you the best crop

6 foot tables
Vendor Fair
Candy bar
and MORE!

Crop tickets are $50 and registration is open now!

What your crop ticket gets you:

22 hours of cropping time
A 6 foot table all to yourself!
4 meals
Goodie bags, page kit, contests, prizes and games
Did I mention there will be a Candy Bar?

Vendor Faire - we will have vendors there selling their handmade items and kits.
Some of your favorite local Etsy sellers will be there! Vicki will also be

If you would like to purchase a table at the Vendor Faire, please email to sign up!

If you would like to purchase your ticket now before it sells out, you can
paypal Erica at Or you can pay at any of the crops in

If you have any questions please let us know.

Establish your hearts, for
the coming of the Lord is at hand.
James 5:8

Friday, January 21, 2011

Jennifer H's LOVED Chex Mix!

This Chex mix was a hit at the crop last week! Everyone LOVED it!

Jennifer H's recipe:

1 box Chex cereal (I use rice)
1 box Golden Grahams cereal
1 cup slivered almonds
2 sticks butter
1 bottle Karo light corn syrup
2 cups sugar
1 large bag M&Ms
1/2 bag coconut

Combine the cereals, coconut, & almonds in a large bowl. Set aside.

In a saucepan, melt butter, sugar and syrup. Bring to a boil and stir for 2 min
(just to keep from burning on bottom).
Pour syrup mixture over cereal mix and stir until coated. Carefully mix M&Ms in.
Pour onto wax paper, spreading the mix out. Allow to cool then enjoy!

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

February Altered Project Swap - Hosted By Elia

Elia has proposed a Decorative Stick Pin Swap!

Here are the details and a few random photos I found in Etsy. One of the photos is from our very own Jennifer Priest. She is dominating the decorative pins section on Etsy. They are all beautiful!

So here we go:

Theme Stick Pins.

Each person will make (2) stick pins for each person in the swap.
Stick pins should be mailed by February 1st.

Here is a nice you tube video for those of you who have never made them.. They are super easy make.

Please sign up in the data base no later than January 11th so everyone will know how many to make...

Thanks Elia

February Inchie Swap - Hosted by Robin

February Inchie Swap - Hosted by Robin

Color Scheme: Greens
(You can use different colors but dominant color must be Green)

Deadine will be 2/15/11

**Remember if you wanted to do a Valentine Inchie swap, send them along with your Jan swap and I'll swap both out at the same time. You will only get Valentine Inchies back if you send them in. Colors: red, black, white. Theme: hearts, love.

If you haven't started on any, they are super quick to make. It will be a breeze to make the Jan ones and the valentine ones.


Yard Sale - Hosted by Robin

You are invited to join me at my place to sell your scrapbook stuff at my house on Saturday February 12, 2011.

Scrapbook Yard Sale
533 San Miguel Dr.
Corona, CA 92879

Saturday, February 12, 2011
8 am to 1 pm

RSVP to sell.

~Robin Redd
my blog

Sunday, January 2, 2011

New Years Crop at Robins

Thank you Robin for hosting!
We had a good time of course!

In attendance:


Here are a few pics:

Saturday, January 1, 2011

January Sketch challenge

1st Sketch Challenge for the year!
Below you will see the stetch and eachmembers entries.
All members who participate will receive a RAK from me!

All entries must be new as of 12/31/11 (which is when it was posted)
Deadline to enter: 1/31/11

Sketch brought to you by Pagemaps

Designed by Tricia

Designed by Alondra

Designed by Elia

Designed by Robin

Inchie Swap

Inchie Swap
Hosted by: Robin

What is an Inchie!? Check out some samples here:

You can put Inchies on anything. Make them into charms, put them on cards or

Our member Robin has been graciously enough to host this Inchie Swap and will be hosting them regularly based on themes

More samples:

First theme will be: ......Winter, January, New Year.
Colors: blue, white and silver.

Inchies Due: 1/15/11 and will need to be sent to Robin to her home address is listed in our group. If you need the address let either herself or me know!\

You can use any medium to make your inchies, even use stuff that you have
around already. Robin will try to keep the swap groups small if there are a lot
that sign up.
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