Welcome to the ScrapThat! 
May Anniversary Kit Reveal and Blog Hop!! 

I am happy to announce that I have joined the ScrapThat! Design team as their Video Educator !
For those of you new to my blog, let me introduce myself:
Some of you may know me online as “Kelly Creates.” I am a Canadian scrapbooker living in Edmonton, Alberta. I’m excited about sharing my designs and techniques with you through my video tutorials!”


May is our three year anniversary and we want to 
thank all our subscribers and members for sharing their pages and creations with us!!
We are so excited to share the details about our newest kit
 featuring the amazingly gorgeous Prima Divine !!
Here are two layouts I designed with this lovely kit:
I just love this photo of my mom and her friends back in 1953…riding those ‘bicycles built for two.’ They are on a girls weekend in Banff National Park.  And those girls know how to have fun!
A good friend of mine at Canadian Scrapbooker magazine, Connie Nichol is a stellar photographer and took these amazing pics of the birds in her backyard! I thought I would create a layout based on the yearning I have for spring to arrive after this very very long winter.
I also have made a video showing how this second layout came together.
  You can click HERE to watch it on YouTube.  Later this month I will share another video tutorial to show you how I made those vellum feathers.
If you came here from 
you are on the right track!
Should you lose your way, here is the Blog Hop order:
We are so thrilled to welcome the talented Scrappy Superstar ~
Gabrielle Pollacco
as our May Guest Designer!!!
My name is Gabrielle Pollacco, I’m a mom of 2 sweet girls, happily married to my husband Steve and we have one big fluffy Labradoodle named Zoe, that sometimes makes her way into our family photos!   I’ve had the privilege of being a Guest Designer for ScrapThat! in the past year and was delighted to come back to scrap with this year’s Anniversary kit! 
My blog:  http://gabriellepollacco.blogspot.ca/
Now, without further ado,
 introducing our fabulous May Anniversary Kit,
 “Spring into May”
And what a spring it is! We wanted a very special anniversary kit and this kit is packed with so many fresh and lovely goodies featuring Prima’s Divine Collection. There are fabulous textures and soft bling to bring out your creativity!
Take a look:

Main Kit
Embellishment Add-On
Flower Add-On
Paper Add-On
More details on this collection can be seen here: ScrapThat! Store 

We are currently accepting new
Kit Club Members.
For more information,
complete the form on the link below:

Look at the beautiful sketch Amarilys has created for May:
See details about the challenge here: Sketch Challenges
Be sure to also check out the details of our monthly DT challenge
 hosted in May by Sarah here: DT Challenge
We have a Round Robin Challenge to celebrate National Scrapbooking Day this month as well hosted by Tracey G. It looks like it will be a blast!

Everyone is welcome to participate.
All entries for both challenges are due by Wednesday, May 29.
 All winners of our challenges, including Layout of the Week, are eligible to receive 10% off any 2012 Kits ~ including Add-ons!
Our Blog Hop features 9 fabulous hop sites including our Design Team blogs. 
We have been scrapping away and are so excited to show you our  creations! 
The May Blog Hop Prize is our 2012 Main Kit,Prima’s Nature Garden
To qualify for this month’s FABULOUS Prize, 
you must complete the following:
* Visit each blog listed on the hop to see what each designer has created using this month’s kit and sketch (comments are very much appreciated).
* Each designer’s blog hop post will feature a word to make up a secret sentence,
collect these words along the way.
* You must become a FOLLOWER of each blog along the way 
and LIKE us on our Facebook Page!
* Post the ScrapThat! Blinkie on your blog.
* For your last stop on our Blog Hop return here to the ScrapThat! Chat Blog.
Leave a comment letting us know you have
completed the hop.
(Please do NOT include the secret sentence in your comments.)
*Email the secret sentence to Tracey Sabella:tracey@scrapthat.ca
The Blog Hop ends Sunday, April 28 at Midnight EST.
The prize MUST be claimed within 3 days of the forum announcement which will also be made on the ScrapThat! Blog.
~ If left unclaimed a NEW winner will be chosen ~
**Winner will pay actual shipping costs for sending the kit from Canada.**
Shipping costs will be invoiced via PayPal unless you are a kit member,
 then your prize will be shipped with your monthly kit.
Prizes won during the month will be mailed out the first week of the following month.
Due to Customs clearance, International mailings sometimes take 30-75 days to receive.
My secret word:
** IS**
Next hop over to
For your final stop, return to the ScrapThat! Blog 
to let us know you have completed the hop.
Remember ~ only send the secret sentence to tracey@scrapthat.ca
Happy Hopping!

28 Comments on ScrapThat! May Anniversary Kit Reveal and Blog Hop

  1. Sandi Smith
    April 26, 2013 at 3:30 am (11 years ago)

    Beautiful as always Kelly…love them both!

  2. Tracey Sabella
    April 26, 2013 at 4:42 am (11 years ago)

    What gorgeous pages, Kelly!! I’m so excited to have you on our team!! I loved watching your creative process on the video and can’t wait for your feather tutorial!! ~ Blessings, Tracey


  3. Jennifer Waugh
    April 26, 2013 at 4:49 am (11 years ago)

    Gorgeous work Kelly, loved watching your video!

  4. Dana Tatar {datatar}
    April 26, 2013 at 5:05 am (11 years ago)

    Congrats on making the team! I love your style. Thanks for the video!

  5. Laura Gilhuly
    April 26, 2013 at 5:25 am (11 years ago)

    Beautiful! I LOVE them all!

  6. Amarilys
    April 26, 2013 at 6:13 am (11 years ago)

    Welcome to the team Kelly! We are so exited to have you! I love both of your projects although teh second one is my fav! Thanks for the video tutorial!

  7. Sandi Cl~
    April 26, 2013 at 6:43 am (11 years ago)

    Gorgeous as always, Kelly! I will be back in a bit to watch the video … I’m loving that second one as well!

  8. Kathleen White
    April 26, 2013 at 6:54 am (11 years ago)

    You do lovely work! The bird layout is my favorite.

  9. CorinaT
    April 26, 2013 at 7:09 am (11 years ago)

    Congrats Kelly on your post to Scrap That….the kits are so beautiful. I love the layout of your mom and her friends. That background paper is fab!!

  10. terriK
    April 26, 2013 at 7:26 am (11 years ago)

    Your tut on the bird lo was fantastic. I agree that the photos are stunning. Im glad you chose to use the feathers instead of the banner. They work great with the bird nest theme. Wish me luck.

  11. terriK
    April 26, 2013 at 7:27 am (11 years ago)

    p.s. I’m hiding from the laundry too. lol.

  12. julie e
    April 26, 2013 at 8:21 am (11 years ago)

    Love the sweet ride layout

  13. Monica
    April 26, 2013 at 8:26 am (11 years ago)

    love your designs beautiful layous!!

  14. Sandra D
    April 26, 2013 at 8:26 am (11 years ago)

    Beautiful layout Kelly. Your talented artistry has made those fabulous photos shine. Can’t wait to see the feather tutorial.

  15. Sarah-R
    April 26, 2013 at 8:47 am (11 years ago)

    Fantastic layouts Kelly – so happy to have you on the team! Can’t wait to see your video for those feathers!

  16. langeatheart
    April 26, 2013 at 10:05 am (11 years ago)

    Terrific layouts Kelly! I especially love the second one the birds and the way you scrapped them is stunning. Wish my neighbor was like that! Wish my neighbor raked their leaves lol! Oh well thanks for sharing and be well 🙂

    April 26, 2013 at 10:08 am (11 years ago)

    Pretty pages Kelly!! Congrats on made the team!

  18. Rachelle Olaridge
    April 26, 2013 at 12:19 pm (11 years ago)

    Wow such beautiful work. Congrats on becoming a team member. Now following your blog. TFS! Time to hop on.

  19. Tracey Gregory
    April 26, 2013 at 12:28 pm (11 years ago)

    The vellum feathers are amazing!! How perfect is your vintage bicycle page for this this kit?! Beautiful! So happy you have joined us!

  20. Gabrielle Pollacco
    April 26, 2013 at 1:23 pm (11 years ago)

    Oh my goodness Kelly!! Your projects with this kit are just GORGEOUS!! ANd I LOVED your video….you have such a nice way of speaking, I just feel relaxed listening to you and watching you create! xo

  21. Jessica
    April 26, 2013 at 7:39 pm (11 years ago)

    Wow Kelly, your creations are quite lovely!

  22. Lynn
    April 26, 2013 at 7:56 pm (11 years ago)

    Kelly your projects are amazing! I love all the details in your layouts and look forward to your tutorial!! Congrats on joining the ScrapThat team!!

  23. Beatrice Lawson
    April 27, 2013 at 9:02 am (11 years ago)

    Kelly, I am such a huge fan of your beautiful work! Glad to see you here!

  24. caroleanne
    April 27, 2013 at 9:28 am (11 years ago)

    wow loved your tutorial, and your layout, so pretty. I look forward to the feather tut.

  25. Keren Tamir
    April 27, 2013 at 9:29 pm (11 years ago)

    Beautfiul creations Kelly. Congrats to you!!

  26. Miae
    April 30, 2013 at 12:31 pm (11 years ago)

    Congrats Kelly!! Beautiful pages you’ve made…I especially am attracted to that 1st page but then I am a sucker for chevrons 🙂 Well done!

  27. Izzy Anderson
    May 15, 2013 at 7:44 am (11 years ago)

    You have the BEST photos. I adore the pic of your mom and friends on the bicycles built for two. They do know how to have fun! And the bird photos are just exquisite. Even though you didn’t take them, I admire your good taste in using them! Love all the details, textures and layers on your bird page. Those feathers rock!

  28. Pretty
    May 21, 2013 at 10:33 pm (11 years ago)

    Superbe very beautiful
    bises pretty


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