Friday, July 2, 2010

It's July!!!!

As we begin a new month, I want to say a VERY special "Thank You" to our wonderfully talented JUNE Guest Designer, Virginia Wong of  Alberta, Canada! It was a pleasure having you with us for June, and we look forward to a visit from you again.  Thanks from all of us at S:CY Virginia, and have a wonderful summer! ~ Ali and the entire S:CY DT 

~ Special thanks to Senior designer Ann Seleshanko for arranging Virginia's June visit with us!


S:CY July 2010 Guest Designer Janis Medina

This morning I Have the wonderful pleasure of introducing our July Guest Designer: Janis Medina!

Janis is a member of the Sketches: Creatively Yours "Hall of Fame", having served on the  DT in the past, beautifying our site by interpreting S:CY Sketches with her colourful, richly detailed layouts and cards. Such a pleasure to have her back!

Janis is a busy Mom and Scrapbooker. She has 2 sons and currently  serves on Design Teams for Bella Blvd, Buzz and Bloom, Nikki Sivils Scrapbooker, Upsy Daisy Designs, All About Me, Journaling Junkie and Scrap That!

This busy gal also writes for magazine. 
Janis kindly sent me her mini-bio to share with you all today...

"I’m Janis, a scrapbooker from the Philippines. I am married to a very supportive husband JE and a mother to Nat (5yo) and Phil (3yo). I started scrapbooking April 2008 and have happily never looked back since. Among friends, I’m "Ms. Bold and Bright" for a play on colors always stands out on my pages. I am so blessed to be on the design teams of several manufacturers, to be published on both printed and online magazines, to have gained friends from all over the world, to have found so much happiness in this hobby now turned way of life."

Here is Janis' BLOG and here is her Gallery.

Welcome Janis, so glad you're here with us at S:CY this month!
Here is a favourite layout Janis wanted to share with you. It was created with the Scrap That! July Kit.


Layout by Janis Medina

As we begin a brand new month, onward we go to our Sketch for this week! This is a linear sketch, one that I suspect will appeal to many of my scrappy friends.

Cannot wait to see what you'll create with it!! Remember to leave us a link in the comments section when you create with the Sketch. Our Design Team will be sure to visit your creation and yep, we'll even "leave you some love!!!"

Sketch #40-10

Sketch by S:CY Team Leader Ali MacDonald

"Bad Dog"

Layout created by S:CY Designer Jennifer Cassista using trim from the fabulous new July Ribbon Kit: "Sandbox Play" from
Savvy 'n Sassy!

"Smart Haircut"

Layout created by S:CY Designer Cathy Sanders

"It's all About the Riding"

Layout created for S:CY by Designer & Team Leader Ali MacDonald

"Ryan and Kyle: All boy"

Layout created by S:CY Senior Designer Ann Seleshanko
 Photo Credit: Lisa McDonald 


Layout created by S:CY July Guest Designer Janis Medina

 Thanks everyone for the beautiful creations this week... Enjoy a wonderful weekend!


  1. Beautiful work ladies and a big welcome to you Janis!!!

  2. Oh such lovely layouts again ... love your page Janis... soooooooo cute.

  3. gorgeous pages ladies!

  4. Welcome Janis, your layouts are simply stunning! Great layouts everyone for this week's very versatile sketch.

  5. sooo happy to be back and play with you this month ladies!!! love all the takes in the sketch!!!!