It's been a very long time since I participated in a large scrapbook comp, so when I saw the Cropped! 2014 Competion being promoted at Pixels & Company I knew I had to step into the fray and give it a go. I went through to the finals but didn't win the covetted title of cropped champion, but hey thats okay I met some awesome new scrapbook buddies and had tonnes of fun playing along!

Here is my sub for round 1. You had to use products from 10 of the designers at P&Co in your page!
'Too Cute For Words'
Round 1 Entry for Cropped 2014 at Pixel & Co.
Mystery Basket Ingredients

KARLA DUDLEY| Understated Elements pack
SUGARPLUM PAPERIE| Heart Art Seeing Spots Pack
SIMPLY TIFFANY STUDIOS| Barely There Brush Set No.1
DEENA RUTTER| Count on Me Brushes & Paper From Bermuda Triangle Collab
MOMMYISH| Dots from Bermuda Triangle Collab
CELESTE KNIGHT| Teal Apoxy Triangle from Bermuda Triangle Collab
ANITA DESIGNS| Flower 02 from Bermuda Triangle Collab
KIM B'S DESIGNS| Splash from Bermuda Triangle Collab & Dream, Believe, Achieve Stitching
DIGITAL SCRAPBOOK INGREDIENTS| Green Flower from Collaborate Collab Kit

I made it through to round 2, so here is my sub for that one. The criteria was to use the Mystery Ingredients and Include Typography or Wordart into your page.
'Full Of Love'
Round 2 Entry for Cropped 2014 at Pixel & Co.
Mystery Basket Ingredients

Tiffany Tillman| Barely There Brush Set #2
Gennifer Bursett| Photo Journalers Vol.1
Collaborate Collab Kit
Dialogue Collab Kit by Gennifer Bursett, Jen Allyson and Amanda Yi Designs

I made it through to Round 3. Here is my sub and includes the criteria of what you "see" or how you see yourself in 10 years. Plus the photography was heavily judged this round.
'Our Little Family'
Round 3 Entry for Cropped 2014 at Pixel & Co.
Mystery Basket Ingredients

Dawn by Design| Repartee Full Kit
Gennifer Bursett| Toolbox Mists V.7 and Toolbox Watercolors
Collaborate Kit
Mommyish| Flair Builder
Roby Meierotto| Chipper Alpha
Tiffany Tillman| Barely There Brushes Vol.2

I went through to round four, this round is all about Journaling and sharing something about
yourself no-one knows, bet that has your ears pricked lol!
'Hello Happiness'
Round 4 Entry for Cropped 2014 at Pixel & Co.
Mystery Basket Ingredients

Tiffany Tillman| Tears and Curls Set Two
Mari Koegelenberg| Fresh Start Elements Pack

Made it to the finals! Here is my round 5 page. We had to create a page focusing on the sugary sweet, luxe and decadent and to go all-out OTT with it. I am not sure I managed to go OTT but I think I might have the luxe feel goin' on ;)
'Love & Delight'
Round 5 Entry for Cropped 2014 at Pixel & Co.
Mystery Basket Ingredients

Gennifer Bursett| Dialogue Kit & Miss Molly Kit
Simply Tiffany| Tears and Curls Set Two
Sugarplum Paperie| Rosy Little Thoughts Kit
Scotty Girl Design| Belle Alina Gilded Elements
Sabrina's Creations| Little Treasures Kit
Karla Dudley| Currently Paper Pack

Here are a couple of challenge pages I also made this month at P&Co.
'Book Worm'
This is my take on the Photo Challenge for October at P&Co
Digital Credits:
Elements from Authentic Mini Kits by Amanda Yi Designs, Gennifer Bursett
Gennifer Bursett| Toolbox Watercolours
Creashens| Borderlines No.2 & Torn Bits No.5
Mommyish| Geek Chic Kit
Karla Dudley| Stamped Alpha Bundle
Scotty Girl Design| Drafting Alphabet

October Colour Challenge at Pixel & Co
Digital Credits:
Mommyish| Peeled Alpha Template, Vintage Fall Collab Kit
Anita Designs| Playful Mini Kit


  1. I know I tell you this all the time... BUT gotta say it again! Girl you have AMAZING talent! You so think outside the box with design. Congrats for getting so far!!

  2. Fabulous lo's! Fun and adventuresome!

  3. Oh WOW! I love every single one of these layouts. I'm always amazed how you manage to mix and match your papers and elements to look so incredibly united and meant to be. How you incorporate the Mystery Bag ingredients into your design is also to be marveled at. Just LOVE your work!

  4. You at your best Em xxxx Love them all ...nice to read what Tige's name means too very sweet xx


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