Tuesday, November 1, 2011

November Guest Designer!!

Hello everyone, today, despite the beginning-to-be-winter weather here in the Maritimes, I'd like to extend a WARM welcome our November 2011 Sketches: Creatively Yours Guest Designer... Carla Robinson!!
S: CY November 2011Guest Designer
 Carla Robinson
I met Carla through the Sisterhood of Scrap blog which is now the SOS Forum-- and have known her for a  few years now. Love her work.

Carla sent me her bio to share with you. Read on, and get to know her better... I guarantee she has some "good stuff" to share with us this month.
Carla, thanks for being with us!

Carla's bio:

Carla lives in Newfoundland, Canada, with her husband and four of the best teenagers in the world :-) She has homeschooled her children for the past 13 years. She loves making memories with her family as they enjoy hiking, playing games and spending time outside. This year she has taken on the challenge of caring for 3 additional kiddies during the week -- totally cutting into her scraptime! In her spare time Carla also likes to read, to sew and bake/decorate cakes.

Carla started scrapping over 6 years ago and STILL has lots of photos left to scrap :-) Her style is usually a clean look with the emphasis on the photos, though she has been known to "grunge" it up a bit. She scraps 12x12 layouts and not too much in the way of altered items.

Carla owns the Sisterhood of Scrap online scrap forum and is also a design team member for Lovebug Scrapbooking -- a scrapbook company in British Columbia. She "tries" to keep up with her scrappy blog, The Pursuit of Scrappyness and also her cooking blog, Cooking with Carla .

Here are some of Carla's favourite layouts...

"Love you" layout created by
 Carla Robinson

"In my cardboard box" layout created by
Carla Robinson
"Be yourself" layout created by
 Carla Robinson

...and a final treat from Carla:

"The hat makes the man" layout created by
 Carla Robinson

You're all invited to have a peek at Carla's blog, for more inspiration.

Additionally, the Sisterhood of Scrap Forum  managed and owned by Carla, always welcomes visitors and new members. **Please register first... it ONLY takes a second. (One nice thing about SOS is that spammers are absent!)**

SOS welcomes ALL ... here is a little more about this special place, from Carla...

"At Sisterhood of Scrap, you can find "sisters" being kind, uplifting, encouraging, helping you 'soar to new heights' in the craft and supporting you in the ups and downs of life, and giving each other a chance to shine. We are so thankful for our sisters, and the inspiration and creativity they share. We have new events each month -- lots of ways to get creative, have fun and WIN prizes :-) "

So, come one, come all, to Sisterhood of Scrap! I guarantee you'll love its friendly and creative atmosphere... and I bet you'll want to stay! (I sure love it there! It's my go-to place for scrap-happiness...)

Thanks for being with us here at Sketches: Creatively Yours for the month of November, Carla! Looking forward to the inspiration you'll be bringing along with you during your time @ S: CY.

Welcome to November 2011, everyone! Let's make it AWESOME!



  1. Big Congrats, Carla!!
    Love all your projects they are all so very beautiful & creative!!

  2. Welcome Carla! So happy you're with us this month. :)

  3. Welcome!!!! Carla's projects are so inspiring! I love this sample and I can't wait to see what else she has in store for us this month!!

  4. I love Carla's scrapping style... there is always something wonderful coming from her craftyness!! Great to see you being featured Carla!

    Lois (aka katesmum)

  5. Welcome Carla!!! I love your pages you shared with us. Can't wait to see what you create this month with these sketches. Nice to meet you!!!

  6. Congrats Carla!!!I LOVE your work!

  7. Carla I love your work, so glad you are here this month.

  8. Hi Carla, great to have you here!


  9. Welcome Carla! Such beautiful designs!!!