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Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Challenge #2

Did I mention that my little girl turns 2 tomorrow? She's such an amazing kid, so bright and happy and still in love with mommy. :) I look forward to many pedicure nights and shopping extravaganzas in our future, but for now I'm happy watching her play mommy with her doll babies. She's so sweet and gentle with them, so I must be doing something right! Here is my 2nd challenge over at Designs in Digital, I took over a dormat challenge that I fell immediately in love with. As you know, my kit Octopus's Garden was based on a Beatles song and it was the most fun I've had designing a kit. So, I jumped onboard to host the Lyrics Challenge and started with (what else?) a Beatles' tune, Here Comes the Sun. The challenge is simple, use the lyrics as inspiration, use a bit or all of them on your layout somewhere and upload to the gallery. DID also does a great Challenge Tracker system where you can earn points towards FREE STUFF! Click here to see the details (hint: you'll need to register there first to see them) Here is my layout using the iconic song:

Credits: Octopus's Garden and Project 365 Template Set 2, both available here.

And here's our DID patriotic team collab available here.

Challenge #1

Click here to see the details. (hint: you'll have to register at Faith Sisters forum to see the link)

Happy Tuesday everyone! We're spending the day splashing around our kiddie pool and squirting each other with squirt guns, which my son takes a perverse pleasure in when aiming at me. Aaaah, the joys of summer! I'm putting together 3 new scrapbooking challenges, 1 at each store, and I wanted to encourage you to join me. There is lots of fun and prizes to be had! This first one is at Faith Sisters, and I came up with this one completely on my own during my twilight sleep last week. I'll let you head on over there and see what this Humpty Dumpty thing is all about.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Happy Birthday Celebration with a Freebie!

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I wish there was a way to freeze time, or at least just slow it down right now, I feel like my babies are growing so fast. My baby boy turned 4 today, and we had such a special day doing all the things he loves: jumping gyms, riding the mall car rides, eating at Chick-fil-a, running around outside. Just watching him playing with all his heart makes me so thankful that I'm raising a happy kid. And next week, my little girl turns 2, sigh. In honor of my 2 favorite little people in the world, I'm having a huge sale at all of my stores. I'm even debuting a new kit today, that is included in the 50% off sale. And, if all that wasn't enough, I'm giving you another taste of my seedlings template line with a limited time only freebie in honor of Nolan & Finley's big days. Stop by my stores at Faith Sisters, Designs in Digital and Pretty Scrappy to see my amazing deals this week! Enjoy!

Octopus's Garden NOW AVAILABLE here.

Here's a glimpse at our day, and a peek at the papers in Octopus's Garden.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Have I got a deal for you...(and a freebie)!

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Fellow Scrappers - I got a great freebie for you today, as well as a blowout sale at my brand NEW Designs in Digital store that opens today. Get 50% off my entire store until June 23rd! Yippee. You're also getting a sneak peak at a frame pack I'm starting in this week's freebie template, which will only be available for a short time. I am even back in the swing of making my own 365 pages as well. This week's layout is using my new Darjeeling kit, available 50% off here. I hope you enjoy, and please leave me a little love...it really makes my day!

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Who's the Next Design Star? (freebie included)

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Well, that's ME! I'm one of the 6 lucky winners of Designs in Digital's contest. All that hard work paid off. My store will be debuting there on June 20th with a rockin' sale, so stay tuned. They are now looking to expand their store Creative Team, so if you are interested, email Meg (the owner) at meg@designsindigital.com with the reason why you'd like to CT there, your digi scrap experience, and a link to your current gallery. I'm also back with this week's Project 365 template freebie, I hope you enjoy!

P.S. I'm headed off to a speed scrap over at Faith Sisters tonight at 9pm EST, run by my dear friend, Merchi and she's giving away a great prize to all participants. Click this link to get to the forum (you will need to register first if you aren't already).

Friday, June 12, 2009

I just have to share..

Finally, after all this time designing for others...I sat down and made my kid's birthday invitation. It was so different not worrying about commercial use items, just plain old fun designing. And I think it's pretty cute considering I had to come up with a way to combine a 4year old's police party with a 2 year old's princess party!

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Darjeeling Full Kit Premiere & Freebie

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Good afternoon! Summer has definitely arrived here on the East Coast, what about in your part of the world? I'm hoping to entice you to buy my new kit, Darjeeling, with this fun, free quickpage. I've been busy turning my SYTYCD week 1 mini into a full kit for everyone. I really like the richness and versatility of this kit, and I hope you do, too. I've even made my 1st QP set to buy as well, and I learned at the hands of a master, Andrea Gold. Her classes over at GDS have been fantastic! Please head over to my store over at Pretty Scrappy or Faith Sisters and grab this wonderful kit and other quickpage set. The full kit is 50% off until June 14th at both stores.

Friday, June 5, 2009

Freebie QP!

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Ah, fellow bloggers, I just couldn't let my contest madness end without one last freebie for you. Here is a quickpage that I made for you using my last kit at NDIDDS, entitled Lil' Buckaroo. What adorable picture will you put in there? Here are previews for my week 4 & 5 kits, available for sale for $2 each here and here. I've also included 2 flyers for coupon codes that you can use, as well. I hope your weekend finds you having fun and relaxing just a bit!

Need an EHD?

Then head over to DigiScrapAddicts and start posting, look at the amazing goodies they are giving away!

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Pretty Scrappy Collab Goodness

Isn't this a scrumptious kit the designers over at Pretty Scrappy put together this month? When you purchase this kit for $7, you receive all the quickpages for FREE. And if that wasn't enough, use this coupon code (SunnyFun) when you checkout to save $2. It's good until June 30th. Just think of all the summer pages you can make with this kit! Click here to purchase.

Oopsy Freebie gift

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My lovely friends, I am SO SORRY for the confusion last week about my paper pack, Lil' Buckaroo. They made a last minute decision to charge for the kits and I had already gone on vacation, far away from internet, and was unable to change my post in time. I sincerely apologize for the inconvenience. To thank you for your understanding, I'm making my first template in my new Seedlings Collection available to you for free for a limited time. This new template collection will feature various number of photos with clean lines and lots of room for creativity. I will plant the seeds, and you can make it bloom into a priceless layout. A big shout out to my store, Pretty Scrappy, who has so graciously offered me a personal ftp to make your downloading easier. Please enjoy!