*August Category 1 – Stuck in a Moment*

Welcome to August!

I hope everyone is having a fabulous summer for those of you in the northern hemisphere, and for us southern dwellers, I hope winter is nice and kind!

Our August promt is “Stuck in a moment”- such a fab category with so many different ways to swing it.

DON’T FORGET – if you wish to have your name added into the draw for the monthly prize for each layout you enter, you MUST load your layout to our Flickr group – see the link in the sidebar!

AND you will totally want to be in with a chance to with this mongh, as we have a completely AWESOME SPONSOR….*drumroll* – FISKARS!

Along with a totally rad Guest Designer for this month – Stephenie Hamen who is the Design and Consumer Education Manager for Fiskars in Madison, WI, USA and we are totally delighted she joins us this month.

stephenie profile pic

A little about Stephenie:

Stephenie Hamen is a scrapbooker, crafter and one of those creative types. She is one of the founding Lead Fiskateers (Fiskateer #003) and also is a teacher for www.bigpicturescrapbooking.com. Stephenie has been published and travels the country teaching and talking scrapbooking. It is her passion and her life, as well as her job. To see what she is up to, please visit her blog at www.cropgirl.wordpress.com To contact Stephenie, please email her directly at stephenie003@verizon.net

And here is Sephenie’s awesome creation for our first August category:

stephenie rsz_moments 1

stephenie rsz_moments 2

stephenie rsz_moments 3

And here are what the Story Tellers have made


danielle - first prompt

LEE: The journaling reads: “WOW – The PINK concert has been stuck in my mind constantly. She was an amazing perfomer that night, so strong and fun. Rod Laver Arena Melbourne, Tue 14th July 2009

CS - Stuck in a moment

SARA: who says: Photos from a recent train ride. Loved the look of joy in his face! Clearly one amazing moment for him.

sara - first prompt

SHANNON: who says: My mom gives the best advice. Here’s a snippet of a text that I wrote down to remember, and follow.

shannon - first prompt

STACEY: whose journaling reads: If I could be stuck in any moment, it would be this one. I hope we always hold onto it!

Stacey - first prompt

STEPH: (whose big day is coming up next month – YAY!)

steph - first prompt

BREANN:  Big news in our fam right now…new job which will move us out of state.  My layout symbolizes the moment as I know it right now, our past and the moments to come.

Please play along, and don’t forget to add your creation to our Flickr group. REMEMBER – we accept ALL ORIGINAL CREATIONS made based on the monthly category, be it a traditional paper layout of any size, and ATC, digi creation, card, project or art piece.

We’ll be back in a couple of days with the announcement of the winner of our July prize.



*** PS: I’ll probably get spanked for saying this, but watch out for September, we have a really really REALLY rad announcement coming up….*shhhh* don’t tell the other girls I gave you a hint OK!*


Filed under Guest Story Teller, Monthly Category, Sponsors

9 responses to “*August Category 1 – Stuck in a Moment*

  1. These are fabulous again. I love the Pink one. I saw the show at the O2 when it came to London this year. First time I’ve seen her live – she was amazing!

  2. Sara R.

    Lovely job ladies! As always…so cool to see them all together.🙂 Lee, you won’t get spanked…lol.

    All y’all who play along….hold onto to your seats! September brings some seriously fun things!

  3. Awesome prompt and killer GDT!! Love Fiskars!
    Everyone’s pages are beautiful!

  4. Peggy

    Just added my layout to the flickr group. Great prompt!

  5. Adding my layout to the flickr group but I wanted to post a link here as well:


    It’s the “Stuck on Who?” layout. Thanks for the inspiration and Steph, you rock!

    Jennifer, Fiskateer 2074

  6. Hello! I’m new to Flickr and Category Stories, but thought I would put in an entry for the contest. All the layouts are lovely!

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