Thursday, December 29, 2011

No S&H for 2 More Days, More Giveaways, Stitched Paper LO, Canvas Bag, Altered Suitcase & More!

Hi Everyone,  Wow, the year flew by - can you believe it's almost 2012? I have some very cool samples to share and links two more giveaways

Our ShopHop Sale with Splitcoast will end Dec 31 at 12 midnight so there are still 2 days left with free S&H and extra gifts with orders as described HERESome of you asked to see the free pendant and necklace colors (with orders over $20.00). You can see a green, brown and black in the photo below with the 1” round & square glass blanks and silver plated bails. I don't have these for sale, they are just a bonus thank you gift.

Okay, now on to some inspiring projects!  Check out this wonderful Spring layout DT Leader Vicki Chrisman stitched up with a photo of her niece and using papers from CD # 2, Creating with Vintage Illustrations. You can see the details on Vicki's Blog on how she stitched on her paper and added the whimsical banner across the top using our Artsy Banner Stamp Set and swirly butterfly lines. The vintage flower bouquet is such a favorite of mine it's included on the green paper and this sample is a good example showing how you can print the 12 x 12" papers smaller and add to plain cardstock.

 DT Member Julie Campbell just finished this pretty canvas bag to hold her knitting supplies using a paper and the artist palette illustration on CD # 2. You can get the details and enter Julie's Blog Giveaway to win this CD!  Just leave a comment and she will announce a winner Jan 1/12.

 DT Member Jan Hennings also has a Blog Giveaway for CD # 2. you can enter.  Look at this cute bird Jan created using paper and images from CD 2 with paper clips for legs.

 You are going to love all the fabulous tips and creative ideas that artisan Carol Turner provides on her inspiring Blog The Polkadot Closet

 Carol re-vamped this vintage suitcase by decoupaging papers from CD #1, Creating With Vintage Patterns and I like her trick to cover paper seams with ribbon she glued on, the way she used ink to distress and the rose she added.  She also turned a plain little shelf into a charming home decor piece.

 I spotted this beautiful card on Linda Langes Blog that she designed using our Love Mail Scraps and you can see a couple of her other cards.  Linda also entered the Shabby Tea Room Color Challenge that we are sponsoring.  You can enter samples using any supplies, you just need to use the suggested color palette and add a link to your blog or gallery. You have until Jan 1/12 and the winner will get a $25.00 gift certificate and a CD!

 Wishing you joy & creativity

 Sandy Redburn
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SuZeQ said...

Great products and great projects. Y'all keep up the good work. Please!

Dawnll said...

I am always so thrilled to see all the you are all so talented.
Lots of inspiration for sure.
Thanks for sharing

Evgenia Petzer said...

love all the projects!

Michelle H. said...

Gorgeous projects and so creative!!
Love all the inspirations!!
Happy New Year to all of you!!!

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Thank you for the shout out!! Happy New Years to the Crafty Secrets Family


mani said...

All the things are very nice , bag, beauty box, but specially cards are the best in all.
Plastic Gift Cards
Gift Card Printing

Jeannie said...

Love the birds stamp and Mr & Mrs Kitty. Actually, truth be told ... lovin' all your stuff!
Received my first order today from you - awesome - and I can't wait to play with everything.

Hithyshi said...

Thanks for sharing.