Monday, January 31, 2011

January's inspiration will come from the movie Poster '9 to 5'......

9 to 5

(suggested by Jennifer Manis)

Added criteria for an extra 6 Bonus Points

 1) use a red title = 1pt

 2) use a clock = 2pts

3) use a picture from the 80's = 3pts

I'm looking forward to seeing some pics from he 80's

Please email your layouts compressed/resized for web viewing to

Also, please add your blog address to your email so I can add it to the post, that way we can come and visit :)

The Design Team have put together some great submissions,
so lots of inspiration to share with you all shortly :)

Entries for '9 to 5 will close
Saturday 29th January at midnight.

Start off 2011 by joining us here at FS2S, we would love to see more of our 'Followers' join in.
Cant wait to see this months entries !!!


Saturday, January 29, 2011

Showcase of entries for January's '9 to 5' movie Poster

Thanks to the eight ladies that joined in our challenge this month, I

We had two newbies for the January challenge  'Kim and Sarah'..thanks for joining us!

I will pop January's inspiration up shortly so you can all get a feel for the Poster. I think you are going to love what you can do with this poster. Lots of inspiration with Valentines just around the corner.....
The Design Team have put together some fantastic layouts to share, I will add them to the blog shortly.

Make 2011 your best scrapping year ever!!

Maybe you could make it your News Years Scrapping Resolution to join us each month at FS2S!

Here are the entries for January.......
 Jen Fawkes - [not] a 9 to 5 job

Kim Ahern - Brothers

Lena Schreijenberg - Time Flies

Libeeti - Sweet 16

Lisa K - Time Well Spent

Sarah Cooper - My Hero

Sarah Rogers - A Moment

Sue McVeigh - Time after Time

I'm off to think about my votes!

back soon.....

Cheers Shazza

A last minute entry from a newbie .......

Sarah Rogers - A Moment

Hi Shazza,
Only came across this blog a couple of weeks ago and just had to have a go at this challenge.
Here I am on my formal night back in 1988, look at how big the shoulders on my dress are!
I have put in all the other elements the clock and the red title.
Thanks for the challenge, look forward to next month now.
Sarah Rogers
  Here is my blog  :

Hi Sarah, thanks for joining in this month :)  I remember those distinctive shoulder pads  :) You have done a great job of the challenge and all the criteria is covered. I love the photo of you back in 1988 at your fomal, it looks like an instamatic camera shot. Well done!! cheers Shazza 

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Another entry from.....

Kim Ahern - Brothers

Hi Shazza

Here is my take on the January layout. I’ve met all the criteria.

I hate doing B&W pics, but when I said I was doing an 80s pic, my hubby wanted this one of him and his brother done.  So I’ve made a lot of the flowers myself and handrawn on them (as I did the clock!) or stamped them.

Thanks for the inspiration – this is my first time actually participating in your site’s challenges and I really enjoyed it J


Kim!! You have done a fantastic job of the challenge! What a great photo of your brothers back in 1989. I especially remember the Haircuts back then....... Love how you went with the whole black and white theme with that splash of red. Great work!! Nice to see you join in FS2S and good luck!! Cheers Shazza

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Great page today from....

Sarah Cooper -My Hero

Hey Shazza...
Had the pieces sitting waiting on my desk since the 2nd... *sigh* I finally pulled the FS2S thang' together. :O)
Sarah Cooper

Well I didn't have an 80's picture but I dug out the oldest I had on hand.
Greg dressed in a Kilt for a Church Youth Group function.
Greg dressed in full Kilt and Bonnie Prince Charlie for our Wedding.

Though we've only been married 3 months...
I've known my husband a loooooong time.

My Hero is Made
It may have taken
another 14 years to get
you to wear a kilt again,
but it was worth the
wait... a Hero
is always worth
the wait.
My Hero:

Well done Sarah! A great idea to do a comparison photo, great distressing of your base card stock, it looks great with the photos against it! Nice work on the journaling. Well done! cheers

Friday, January 21, 2011

We have another great entry today from......

Libeeti - Sweet 16

Dear Shazza,
I hope you're well and okay.
I loved the challenge for January and I really enjoyed making this lo.
I think I've covered all added criteria: use clock image- check; red title - check; use photos from the 80's - check (this is me on the photo :). It was taken on 1981).
Here's a link to my post with this lo.
Thank you so much for another great inspiration!
Beautiful page Libeeti :) Those three pink roses are just gorgeous I love the pp you used to, very sweet!! Bling butterflies, ribbon and clock, it looks like you have it all! Well done - shazza

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Another great inspirational entry.....

Lena Schreijenberg - Time Flies

Hi Shazza,
Hereby I'll send you my take on the 9 to 5 challenge!
I started with a blank piece of cardstock, put a layer of gesso on it and when that was dry I sprayed red and green glimmermist on the page.
The flowers come from a paper napkin (used only the top layer of the napkin) and glued it on the page with gel medium.
The numbers of the clock are stamped and heat embossed. The hands are cut out of black paper.
The title is cut out of a piece of red cardstock.
The border and the red around the pics is made with puffy paint.
I hope you will like it....
XOXO, Lena
Hey Lena!
Great job of the challenge, love the colors you used and those napkin flowers have turned out divine :) Three great little pics of you and your clock is awesome. Well done...Love it!! - CheersShazza

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Another Fabulous submission from........

Jen Fawkes - [not] a 9 to 5 job

Hi Shazza, here is my entry for January's S2S competition "9-to-5".
I had to think long and hard about this one, especially the 1980's photos (I have lots of them but not many that I share!!).
However inspiration today has resulted in this layout about my nursing graduation in 1982. It's a terrible photo but a suitable addition to my Book of Me.
Thanks for another great inspiration challenge.
Jen Fawkes

Hi Jen!  I love this photo of you in your nurses uniform from 1982. What a fantastic career you chose! You have covered all the criteria and have done an excellent job of the challenge...Great Work!! Cheers shazza

Look at this fabulous entry from....

Sue McVeigh - Time after Time

Hi Shazza, 
here is my submission for the 9-5 challenge. 80s photo +   
clock + red title. Quick page, but I love it!!
Cheers, Sue McVeigh
I love it too! Sue. I love the verse from Cyndi Laupers 
song. What a great photo you used from 1988, its just 
fabulous. A simple but effective page, with a great 
result! Well done! Cheers Shazza 

Our first entry.....

Lisa K - Time Well Spent

Happy New Year chicken
Hope you had a lovely festive season!!
I have scrapped a photo from a recent  retreat I went to - so definitley more than 9 - 5 persent  scrapping and talking!  I was inspired by the colours and I used a red title and a clock as well......
Hope you like it!!
seeya  soon
Lisa K

Hey Lisa! Wow! Your scrapping has paid off! ....This is gorgeous. I  love the green scallopped edge and all you little added flower embellies, so cute. Anyone in the photo I would know? A great entry thanks and cheers Shazza

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Melissa's submission....


hello miss Shazza,
here is my take for January's inspiration 9 to 5. i believe i covered all the criteria- this is me when i was a baby , i'm not so sure when this was taken maybe 1981. my title 1980 is red, and i also added a couple of clocks. it was fun taking on this challenge.
isay :D

Monday, January 3, 2011

Mary's submission......

Hi Shazza,
This is me in winter of 1982. I had a 
friend who was into photography and 
wanted me to model for him.
What I did was the technique of water 
distressing, and I made my flowers, 
first for everything.


Here is our January Movie Extra.....

Mary Steinmetz

Here is a little bit of information about Mary :)

Hi...I'm Mary Steinmetz from Wisconsin. I have been doing  
scrapbooking for about 12 years. I get my inspiration from 
my lovely family. I have 2 beautiful daughters and 2 crazy 
British shorthair cats, and my adorable hubby.
What got me into scrapbooking, is that I wanted to write a 
book, but since my writing isn't that great, I decide to 
my make story book into pictures. I have made over 7 albums 
and finally I'm doing a book  on myself. I hope in years to 
come my family will remember me and how much love I have 
poured into these books.
Here are some of Mary's favourite layouts :)
Pockets of Attributes
Welcome to FS2S Mary!

I love your page'Pocket of Attributes', thats a great pic of you aswell.
I also love the page Cherish that you did of my Jenna when we did the photo swap:)

Could everyone introduce
themselves and welcome Mary to FS2S!


Deb's submission........

Working on Being so Adorably Cute
Hi dear Shazza,
Wow first month on the Design exciting! Thank 
you so much for the
Please find my January LO attached, with the inspiration 
from the fun movie
Working Nine to Five...still singing the song in my head 
I have used a piccie of my littlies in 1983, looking so 
Used the
 lovely colour tonings from the poster,& used 2 types 
of red alphas for the
title as well.  I have added a clock in with the cluster 
of embellies, as in
the photo I am pouring bubbles from a toy clock bottle 
that the kiddies
played with. 
This was a great movie challenge to work with & hope 
all our scrappers enjoy
playing along too this month.
Cheers, Deb xx

We have another new DT member to introduce....

Deb Clark

I can hardly believe the joy that is in my life, especially the love I have for paper crafts, scrap booking & card making.
Scrap booking came as a revelation to me in early 2003, & I haven’t spent one day since then, when I don’t work on, or plan a page or a card, or read a scrap booking mag, or hop on my blog, or check out the net for ideas.
I mainly work on LO’s of my long lasting & very dear husband, grown up children & their partners & families, & the 5 kitty cats we have between us. I really love scrapping the few photos of the early life of my parents, & also pages about my garden, or buildings or beautiful scenery.
I have met the most amazing women along my scrap booking way, & I am constantly in awe of their work, which in turn inspires me to try new ideas & techniques.
I love simple clean lines, but I also love shabby distressed LO’s as well - you can tell I am a Gemini, the best of both worlds, I reckon! I love using fabric, & ribbons & laces, paint on CS & paper, & my go-everywhere-with-me distressing kit & of course cutter!!
I really hope to be able to add a little something to this fabulous 'From Screen 2 Scrap challenge blog, & thank you Shazza for giving me the opportunity.
You can catch me at
Cheers, Deb

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

Once upon a time there was a little boy

My Beacon

Growing Ever Closer


Welcome to FS2S  Deb!

I love your page US, it was a great you got to see
the 12 Apostles on a lovely windless bright day :)

Could everyone introduce
themselves and welcome Deb to FS2S!


Karen's submission.......


I hope the LO is OK. It has clocks and a red title. I also tried to have a few office items on the LO to tie in with the film so there are staples, paper clips and note paper plus I used my note paper punch at the top. - Karen

Come and meet our new DT member......

Karen Willaims

Here's some information on Karen.......

My bio
I am a 36 year old mother of three who has been scrapbooking since the birth of my daughter three and half years ago ( Nancy thinks the half is very important). Originally from the UK, I am currently living in the Netherlands, hence my new found SAHM status, ( In the UK I was a teacher). I like simple scrapping, half an hour is my average time on a LO, and with three children in the house you can understand why. I set myself the challenge of making 365 LOs this year, I stopped count a month ago when I got to 370!
I love chocolate, pizza boxes from the postman, day trips to Amsterdam, shoes, crime novels, knitting, CSI on TV and baking.
I hate having my hair cut, bananas, that I still bite my nails, and my oven. ( the oven is a long story)

Here are some of Karen's favourtie layouts.....

10 Things I hate


You give my world color
Daily Battle

Congrats on joining the team Karen, I hope you enjoy your time at FS2S.

I love you layouts they are all so cololorful....and my favoutire 'You give my world color' - I love the design and how you used the black and white photos surrounded by color :)

Please make Karen welcome!

Sunday, January 2, 2011

Shazza's submission.......

Looking After Baby Adam Around the Clock , 24-7

Here is Adam and I back in 1984. Adam is a few weeks old in this photo. 
Wow!! I am 25 :)
Boy! Nobody explained to me that Motherhood was a full on 24-7 around the clock job!
I wouldn't have changed it for anything!!
I loved being a mum :)

Sandi Robinsons submission......

If I Could Turn Back Time

As soon as I saw the poster I was transported back to my favourite decade...the 80's!! I had a rummage through some old photo's & became quite engrossed...there were many I'd completely forgotten about!! The one I have used is a real eye opener for me....I always used to hate the fact that I was 'curvier' than my contemporaries, who all seemed to be stick thin!! I always felt fat, but looking at this photo I'd give my eye teeth to be that 'fat' again!!!! Laughing out loud !!
So with 'time' in mind I chose the title & then went with the three criteria...clock/red title/photo from the eighties to put together my LO!!
Thanks for the memories & yes...the inspiration to stick to my Weight Watchers plan for 2011...Winking smile
Sandi x

Jane Howden's submission.....

A Part of History

9 to 5 – loved, loved this movie and I was torn between taking a serious look at actually working 9 to 5 in the 1980’s and having some real fun with Dolly Parton  ..... but decorum won out and I’ve focused on what I was doing in the 80’s (yep I’m old!).  I’ve added in the red title and a clock for good measure.  So here’s, A part of history, and I was, quite literally.
Can’t wait to see what others make of the poster this month.

Dale Tiernan's submission....

 At Work

Hi Shazza,
Here is my sub for the 9 to 5 layout. I've chosen a photo of me at work circa 1987 or so with two of my colleagues. Look at our 80's hairdos. I've gone for all pink, unusual for me. Hence, I couldn't use a red title but I've definitely got the 80's photo and a clock.
Kind regards,

Chantal Vandenberg's submission....

Book Week

Hi Shazza,
Here's my take on the movie poster "9 to 5"!  I've included all three criteria; my title is in red; "Book Week", I've a clock in there (stamped on Kraft and cut out), and I've used a picture from the 80's - 2 photos from 1983 - me at my Book Week parade at primary school - dressed as Huckleberry Finn!  I loved doing this challenge - it's great to scrap some old photos and I had a blast using up old alpha sticker for the background!!!  I also drew my colour scheme and placement of colours from the poster!  Great challenge!
Chantal Vandenberg

Jennifer Man's submission.....

80's Child

Hi Shazza!!
I can't believe the new year is upon us!
I just wanted to send in my '9 To 5' submission. I'm so excited that we're using the poster I suggested :) I liked all the bright colors in the poster, and of course the great hair the ladies' have too! My layout is called '80's Child', because, well, I was a child in the 80's! 

Natalie Elphinstone's submission....

Me and Em

Dear Shazza,
Please find attached my layout for January inspired by the 9 to 5 poster.
I was inspired by the general colour scheme of the poster - yellows and orange, and have included all the extra criteria. There's a clock down in the bottom corner, a red title (well..... kinda! It's a bit red-ish and blue!) and my photo is of my and my sister Emily taken in 1985. Back in the days where our mum dressed us the same and set us up for some cute family pictures :-) Had lots of fun with this one!
Hope you have a joyous Christmas season, and a happy New Year

Michelle Beeby's submission....

 Forever and Always

I think I have everything, Red Title, Clock, I made this into an overlay and then used it for my background on my yellow layer, hope that counts? Photo from the 80's... just, this was our "official" engagement photo taken back in 1989 so only just makes it! LOL - michelle

Marisa Page's submission.....

Parenthood, not a Nine to Five Job

Hi Shazza,
Well another awesome poster to work with for this month.
For my layout ‘Parenthood not a nine to five job’ I have
included all the criteria: a photo from the 1980’s which is of
myself, hubby and the twins at 6 months of age. A red title and a clock.
The hands on my clock point to the 9 and 5. I also
used the colours from the poster as well, yellows and reds.
I am looking forward to seeing all of your creations
using this poster.

Winners announced for the 'Nightmare before Christmas' challenge.......

Thanks to everyone that joined in this months challenge, it was great to see all the different versions of the movie poster and criteria :)

Deciding on the winners each month is so hard when there are so many great entries to choose from!!!!!

We had 6 entries for the month, with 1 newbie joining in!!

ok here we go ......

The winner of the Golden Globe this month
Peggy Schenkels 
with her entry
'Don't mess around with me'

 Congratulation Peggy! you have won a 'Vintage Christmas' kit donated by me

The Golden Globe Runner UP! prize goes to

Gina Baj
with her entry
'Our Jack'

Congratulations Gina! You have won a 'School Days Scrapbooking page'
- just add your photo :)


The Random Draw prize 
winner is

Debi Clark
with her entry
'It's only a paper moon'

Congrats Debi! you have won 2 x A2Z  scraplets...the word 'Mummy' and a Heart flourish!


Directors choice award goes to
Robin T-Jenkins 
with her entry
'Happy Halloween'
Reason - Great bright halloween page and just loved the girls costumes!

Congrats robin! you have won 3 pkts of embossed Christmas transfers


The Guest DT RAK 
(Donated by Celina and picked by Celina herself!!!)

Cecelia Blanco
with her entry
'Boo Crew'

Congrats Cecelia!! you have won an assortment of goodies from Celina :)


The DT submission winner for this month 
Sandi Robinson
with her submission
'Trick or Treat'

Congrats Sandi!! You have won a RAK from me


A big thankyou to all the November sponsors,
your donations are much appreciated by all of us at FS2S

Sponsors for November

Lisa K Vintage Kit and 3 pkts embossed christmas transfers - donated by shazza

A2Z scraplets

Celina Matthews Guest DT  - RAK

School Days scrapbooking page - donated by Debbie Johnston

Thankyou to all the ladies that took the time to enter this month,
You all ROCK!

Thankyou to Celina Matthews for being our Guest DT for the month,
and adding some great comments to the entries during the month.

Thankyou to my DT members, without them this challenge blog would be very dull and boring!!!!

Could all the winners please email me their home addresses to: so I can get all your prizes organised :)

Now who's up for some ''9 to 5' inspiration