Monday, November 12, 2012

Christmas Paper Preview, 3 Winners and Christmas Tutorial Link

Hi Everyone,

Scroll down to see a preview for our Printable Christmas Paper Collection that will be released as a Digital Download this week! 

Thanks to all who entered such great samples in our Nov Linky Party I have 3 winners! Congratulations to #9 Sheri Elmont All the others who joined the Linky Party have each won a Christmas Printable Box & Bowl-Pocket template.   Vicki has a Christmas Basket Tutorial on her Blog but the images can also be folded to create gift pockets.  I also have 2 Blog Giveaway Winners; congrats to lucky # 13 Nancy Y and #48 Stacie D.
Here is Sherri's adorable Grade A card made with our Farm Chicks Stamp Set and paper is from CD #1

Okay, here's a preview of our Printable Christmas Papers! The CD should have been ready by now but we had too many interruptions (building new website, staff off sick, changing stamp sets to digital, etc).  So they will be released as a download with the paper available to order tomorrow or Wed.  If Cindy gets better and comes back to work this week the other jpg images and PDF ephemera files will be available later this week.
 I'm really excited about the variety of papers and how many will work for other non-Christmas projects. I'm in love with the Christmas Border paper and I want to do a tutorial on how to make Washi Tape with it.  Here's a little slice so you can see the detail in the border designs.

 I've learned a lesson - no more big CD's for a while. It's so much work and I'm fussy and want to include everything.

We stopped working on Christmas to do the Thanksgiving Printable Kit, then I wanted to raise funds for prostate cancer at mustache events (they have raised $35,794,789!!!) so we did the Barber Shop Kit and Mustache Men Digital Stamp Set after our Halloween CD.  My back is messed up from sitting at the computer for so long and my eyes are sore from too many Photoshop hours cleaning and changing old images!

 **There are still a couple more sheets to be added with Christmas text and cute snow girls but look at our cool Santa papers!
 Here are some tins DT Leader Vicki Chrisman decorated with a variety of the Retro Christmas Papers.

I will post the images and ephemera  later this week but you can see some images on these samples below and our DT ladies are busy whipping up inspiring samples they will be sharing soon on their blogs.  Sample sheets will be included in the downloads and on our Pintrest Boards like our other CD's.

DT Member Rebekah Fairies created this adorable sample with some of the printable paper and images that will be available.

DT Member Darlene Pavlick designed this stunning wall art piece to frame a wonderful poem that's on one of the papers.  She printed the paper a second time and gave it a tole effect raising the poem with some foam tape.  Also - see the new Stamped card Darlene created with our Christmas Express Stamp Set and it's on sale for $9.50!

 PS - DT Member Melissa Bove and her family live in NJ and were hit hard twice by the storms so she was with out any power for several days and may take awhile before she can get back into crafting. I told her not to worry a bit - we are just happy she and her family are all fine and their house didn't suffer much damage!   

The CK Show we were at this weekend was slower than normal as the attendance seemed down but it was great to see so many long time customers and meet so many new ones!

See you later this week with more Christmas images to show you!

Sandy Redburn
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Anonymous said...

Whoohoo! I am StacieD. Thank you so much!!! I never win anything so this is super cool.
I love your products and your blog. You give me many, many great ideas.
My email address is
Thank you again and again!

Jan Hennings said...

Congrats to Stacie and beautiful samples :)

Kris Anderson, The Avid Reader said...

Congrats to all winners! Love the samples by the design team. Cannot wait until the Christmas papers are available. They are beautiful. Keep working on the CD! I hope you do Easter, Valentine, and Fourth of July papers and images! I am really starting to enjoy working with digitial products! Have a great week!

Jill Norwood said...

Loving the look of the cd!! Have you thought of doing a mini cd with your favorite few items for a lower price for those of us on a tight craft budget?

Brenda Evans said...

Oh I can't wait for those Christmas papers - they are beautiful!

Kathy/NorthCarolina said...

Sandy, these look wonderful! Can't wait til it's available for purchase!!! Well done!

Sue C said...

These papers are gorgeous! I can hardly wait until they are ready!

Sue C