Wednesday, November 12, 2008

New DT Member, New Samples, CK Show & More!

A. We have a New Design Team Member!
B. New Stamp Set Samples
C. Check Out This Fun Challenge
D. Come See Us at the CK Show in WA this Weekend!
E. Otis – Our Mascot – again!

We have a New Design Team Member!
I’m so happy to announce that we have a new design team member! It’s Michele Kovack who was a past guest designer for us and she has continued to create so many wonderful samples. She really earned a spot on our team!

Michele has two children, an eleven year old son and a 13 year old daughter. She’s been married 14 years and has a pug named Bruno. She’s been teacher for 11 years and is currently teaching 5th grade. She is also on a few other design teams and keeps super busy between her family, work and addiction to paper crafting!
Check out some of these fabulous samples Michele has created! You can see more of Michelle’s work on her blog here and get more details on our blog here soon, as she will be posting them and the details shortly.
I love these two cards she created using our Coffee & Tea Clear Art Stamp set. I think she may have also used the cherry from the Kitchen Classics set and added some clear embossing, which looks really cool!
Michele made this adorable card using an image from our Childhood Image & Journal Notes Booklet

New Stamp Set Samples!
Our talented design team has been busy creating some really wonderful cards using our two NEW Clear Art Stamp Sets Snow Bunnies and Christmas Joy
Anna Wight stamped this sweet card and you can see more close up samples and get the details on her blog here. Anna also sells our stamps in her ebay store!
Pam Hooten from our design team created this little masterpiece with the Snow Bunnies set and it looks like she had a dark photo day but you can see the glitter looks fantastic on this card! You can get the details and see more on Pam's Blog HERE
I Love the warm colors of this card that Vivian Lynn from our design team captured in this card she created with the Snow Bunnies stamp set. You can see it and a very pretty card she made on her blog HERE!

Check out this fun card design team member Lisa Zappa made using the same Snow Bunnies set. I love the way she stamped the mittens across the bottom of the card! You can see more details on Lisa's blog HERE

How about this wonderful card that Heidi Blankenship made using our New Christmas Joy Clear Art Stamp set. This set is so versatile, allowing you to build and create so many combinations. The embossing on this card and the snow accents she added make it pop! You can see more close up photos and details HERE on Heidi's Blog.

Marisa Grossan from our design team used also used the Christmas Joy stamp set to create this beautiful card by stamping the small holly branch over and over to create a wreath. I love they way she matted it and gave the berries a 3D finish. You can see more details and other cards on Marisa's blog here.
Darlene, over at Splitcoast has issued a new fun challenge to create a card using any of our products with punches and not only can you see the great gallery of samples HERE, you can join in the fun and get the details here! Michelle Woerner submitted this beautiful card using the snowman from our Winter Homespun Cotton Scraps and I thought it was perfect for my post today.

Come See Us at the CK Show in WA this Weekend!
I hope to meet some of you this weekend at the CK Scrapbook Show in Bellevue WA if you can make it to this show! It’s a big, busy FUN show and Vicki Chrisman from our design team is flying in from Nebraska to run our Make-n-Take table! Come create a Christmas card with her using our vintage Christmas images or one of our new stamp sets!
We are bringing lots of everything to sell and TONS of eye popping – inspiring samples that our design team has created!

Here are a couple of photos from this past weekend when we attended the BC Creative Expo here in Vancouver BC. I was so lucky to have two fantastic ladies run our make-n-take table! Theresa was our teacher on Friday and Marisa (you can see at the table in the photo below) taught on Saturday. Everyone’s cards turned out FANTABULOUS!

Here I am at the demo table getting to play. See what I mean - lots of inspiring samples from our design team fill our entire booth!

Otis – Our Mascot – again!
Lastly, I had to share another photo I came across that Chelsea recently took of our dog Otis, who adores car rides. He looks so nostalgic and blissful! Let’s hope she wasn’t driving the car when she took this shot!

In my next post I’m going to do a big spread on Quick & Easy Christmas Card Ideas. So, come back and join us!

Wishing you joy & creativity
Sandy Redburn

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Marisa said...

Welcome to the DT Michelle (chelemom). Looking forward to seeing more of your creations.


Anonymous said...

Congratulations, Michelle! I love your cards!

Heidi Blankenship said...

I love seeing all of the samples with the new stamp sets! Michelle, Welcome to the CS DT!! I look forward to seeing more of your beautiful creations!

Darlene said...

WOW... a huge congrats to Michele ... I just LOVE her work and she will be such a wonderful addition to the already VERY TALENTED design team!!!
Thanks Sandy for sharing all of these gorgeous works-of-art ... they are great inspiration for the rest of us!!!