Monday, March 11, 2013

Vintage Easter 2013 Printable, Linky Winner, Fab New Samples, Show Photos, Coupon, 3D Printers!

Hi Everyone,

I have our 2013 Easter Printable gift for you and it's a cute chick with Pussy Willows which would look great with a bit of Fun Flock added. I also have the winner for our March Linky Party (which had 26 fantastic entries), photos from the Sewing and Craft Show we exhibited at this weekend, a 2 for one coupon for the Mar 22 and 23/13 Creative Stitches and Craft Show we will be at in Abbotsford, BC, plus - some fabulous samples!

We often have seasonal printable gifts as a thank you for your support. You can see past free vintage printables here on our Pintrest Board or scroll down the right side of this blog.  Just left click it until it gets as big as possible and right click it to save to a picture file (for personal use only).

 Thanks so much to everyone who entered this months Linky Party for posting all the fantastic creations!  You've all won a $6.00 Crafty Secrets Gift Certificate in our Store.  Congratulations to $50.00 Gift Certificate winner was #23 Kristina Anderson.  Too bad all of the photos didn't show up but the links all work.  I will do a tutorial on 'How to post to a Linky Party' as it can be a bit tricky.
Okay, now I have some cool samples to show you!  DT Leader Vicki Chrisman was playing with our Queen Bee Digital Art Stamp Set and she created 3 different sized projects with a 10 x 10" Tile, a card and labels for a glass bottle. You can see all 3 samples here on Vicki's Blog as well as her new Blog design by Shelia Rumney

Look at this super pretty Easter card DT Member Michele Kovack created using our Spring Chicks Digital Stamp Set and paper from CD 1, Creating With Vintage Patterns.  See details on Michele's Blog.

DT Member Darlene Pavlick made some cute chocolate bar pocket holders using a bunny and words from our Bunny Hop Digital Stamp Set and you have to check out the cool gate fold card Darlene created on her blog as well

DT Member Rebekah Fairies made a couple of stunning Easter baskets and used our Printable Easter Eggs for the lids.  See details here on Rebekah's Blog.

We had a double booth this weekend at the Sewing and Craft Show in Victoria, BC and met so many new and old friends it was  wonderful!  Past DT Member Marilyn McIldoon came and helped us again this year at the show and she was a fantastic help! 

We took turns running the make n take table and ladies (and a few men) created some beautiful samples using an array of our products.  Marilyn finished this pretty card at home

Here are some photos of the booth.  It takes ages to set up as I bring so many samples and props but that's what makes it more fun.  We will be at the Creative Stitches and Craft Show in Abbotsford, BC on Fri and Sat Mar 22 and 23/13 and if you can make it I have a 2 for 1 coupon below.  The talented Jessie, who recently closed her Cherish the Thought Store will be coming to help run our make n take table, plus I have a big bucket filled with rolls of antique sheet music, old postcards, books, clearance craft supplies and all of our items which are on sale!

Now I have something totally crazy to show you and maybe I'm behind with techno inventions but I just discovered this weekend when chatting with designer and author Marie Browning at the sewing show that there are 3D Printers and also 3 D Pens  on the market for consumers now and they are going to become more advanced and the hot new gadget in the next few years.  Imagine being able to print 3D vintage jewelry, embossing plates, eye glasses, home decor, etc. Check out this 3D printing article by freshome on home decor

Wow - can you imagine what changes we will see in technology in the next 5 years?  It's a bit overwhelming and exciting!

Wishing you joy creativity

Sandy Redburn
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Kathy/NorthCarolina said...

Wish I could hop over to one of your shows...but NC is a mighty long hop! LOL Beautiful creations...and I love the idea of 3-D printing. What will they think of next!

Donna said...

Congratulations to Kristina! Her card entries were gorgeous and unique!! Love today's samples and Vicki's Queen Bee examples have made me want to go buy the digital Bee stamp immediately! :) Sandy, I LOVE your booth---thanks for sharing pix; sure wish I could join you!!

Gail said...

Congratulations to Kristina - the craft show looks wonderful - a nice coupon for two crafters to use to visit - that is cool! The display is lovely Sandy - enjoy your week and thanks for the linky party!

Rea said...

Thanks for the freebie and Gift Certificate and congrats to the winner.

cjgusloff57 said...

Sure wish I could make it to one of your shows, Sandy. I am afraid that I probably would never leave your booths though...LOL! Since I live in Northern Illinois, I am not near enough to attend. You have great vintage goodies!
Corrine Ann

Crafty Secrets Heartwarming Vintage Co. said...

Awwwh - thanks ladies for all the nice compliments on the booth! I will tell my hubby Scott because he helps put it all up and take it all down at every show and it's great to know people appreciate the effort. Samples truly do inspire people to see the creative possibilities.
All your support means a great deal and I read comments to Cindy in the office as well because they make us happy! I just don't seem to have time to answer and comment as much as I'd like, probably because I get totally absorbed when I'm working on new stuff in Photoshop and hours fly by.

Vicki Chrisman said...

Congratulations to Kristina... and to all who participated! WOW.. what a gorgeous bunch of projects!!

Vicki Chrisman said...

The booth looked amazing!! ( as always)

Lee Brehon said...

Congratulations Kristina. WOW, the 3D printers are going to be a huge success, I should buy shares in that companym has been featuring them often. Love the easter projects, beautiful.

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