Wednesday, July 29, 2009

New Release Thursday and a freebie!

Hey everyone!! I've got something awesome to show you! Today is the debut of my brand-new girly kit, "My Darling." Special thanks to Talia French for her submission in my Name This Kit contest! Note for contest winners: Coupon codes have all been sent out, so check your email and let me know if your code didn't come through! :)

My Darling contains 16 papers and over 45 elements!! Click on the preview to head to my store for more previews and details. Both the kit and the glitter are 30% off until Wednesday, August 5th, so snag this deal while you can!

The kit:

Here's a preview of the alpha (included with the kit!) just for kicks:

And the CU glitter pack!

And here's what my awesome CT has been doing with it so far! Click a LO to see a larger version in a new window.

A quick survey question for those of you paying attention -- would it be beneficial to you for me to put my alphas in the shop, sold separately? I would still include them in the kit, but I really like some of the alphas I've done for my kits and wondered if people might like to buy them as a standalone. Let me know what you think!

In the meantime, here is today's freebie - another quickpage made from this new kit! I just love playing with it!

"My Darling" Quickpage #2
This is a 12x12" "drop in" quick page created by me, Kimi, with my brand-new kit, "My Darling." It uses the kit's included cluster frame, leaving space for three photos. Have fun with it! :)

Click on the preview to download!

Monday, July 27, 2009

Mondays... *sigh*

Whew. It's been quite a day. I was supposed to have a shiny new template pack in store for you today, but what with various new processes at MLAS, it's not available yet. Has to go through QC. Sooooo instead I'm going to give y'all the freebie I was going to use to announce the template pack, as I have no idea when said template pack will be released.

"My Darling" Quickpage #1
This is a 12x12" "drop in" quick page created by me, Kimi, with my soon-to-be-released kit, "My Darling." It's a lovely, girly little kit that has bits of elegance and whimsy in a nice soft mix of pinks, blues, creams and browns. This quickpage uses mostly the pinks. It also uses one of the templates that will be available in Template Pack 04, so keep an eye out for that! ;)
My Darling will be released at MLAS this Thursday. "Name This Kit" contest winners will receive their coupon codes then. Please see previous post for more details.

Click on the preview to download!

Happy scrapping! Keep an eye out for the release of "My Darling" later this week, along with another freebie quickpage and (hopefully soon!) the release of Template Pack 04! :)

Friday, July 24, 2009

Pardon the dust...

My layout is under construction! Please pardon my dust while I get some pretty new blogwear all set up. :) Thanks!

Drumroll please!

And the winner is... My Darling! Talia French, thank you for your submission! You can expect an e-mail from me as soon as the kit is released, with a coupon to grab the kit for free!

There were so many great entries! A few of them deserve a little something extra, so here are the runners-up:
-Butterfly Kisses, submitted by Melinda
-Flutterby Garden, submitted by Michelle
-Satin Blush, submitted by Linda
Each runner-up will receive a coupon for 40% off the kit! Congratulations, ladies!!

And just so it's totally fair and everyone gets a chance to win something, one random winner selected by will receive a coupon for 30% off! That winner is... Jennifer (who submitted Summer of Love)! Congratulations!

Important note: The kit is all finished, packaged and ready to go. I will be submitting the kit for a quality-check today. I am hoping to release it within the week! As soon as it's up in the shop, I'll send out e-mails to each of the winners!

And just so no one leaves empty-handed, here's a freebie template for you!

Template 56
This is a three-photo template with a little built-in inspiration -- a suggestion for where to perhaps place a string and a flower, and a scalloped mat you can use for a clipping-mask, if you like. This is a single-page, 12"x12" template in PSD format, with PNG files for each layer included. Have fun! I'd love to see what you do with this!

Click on the preview to download!

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Name This Kit and win it!!

Hey everyone!! It's time for a little contest and giveaway again!

I've made my first really girly kit, and it needs a name! Here's how it works: Take a look at the preview below and come up with a great title. Post it here at my blog. The person whose title I use will win the finished kit -- absolutely free! This contest will run until Thursday, July 23rd at 11:30pm (PST). I will announce the winner on Friday morning, and when the kit is released, the winner will get a coupon code to be the first to download! (I'm hoping it will be ready to go by next Thursday - it depends on how long it takes to go through quality-check after it's named and uploaded to the store.)

Note: Please leave info for how I can contact you if you win -- a username at MyLifeandScrap, ScrapMatters, DigiShopTalk, DigiScrapAddicts or DigiTownSquare is fine, or an e-mail address.

Preview Removed -- This contest is now closed! Thanks for playing!

And just to say thanks for stopping by, here's a small sampler of what will be in this pretty kit!

Name This Kit Sampler
This sampler mini contains 4 papers and 10 elements, including:
-1 pretty pink daisy
-1 "square flair"
-1 scalloped paper frame
-1 glittered epoxy flower
-1 glitter doodle
-1 curly ribbon
-1 strand of ricrac
-2 buttons
-scattered mini-beads

Click on the preview to download!

Thursday, July 16, 2009

The collab is HERE!!

Hey everyone! I've got news! This month was my first chance to participate in the Monthly Mega kit at MyLifeandScrap!! It's called Road Trip and it's totally awesome! It has an Americana, route-66 sort of theme. Here's the full kit (click to visit the store!):

I got to contribute some papers, a couple of elements, and an awesome glitter pack, all of which are included in the whole kit! Here are previews of my pieces just for kicks:

The whole mega kit is only $5, so check it out!

Sorry, no freebies today :( But I hope to have something for you this week, so stay tuned!

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Little Man!

My newest kit is finally here! Little Man has passed QC and is now officially released in my shop! It's on sale at 20% off (only $3.99!) until next Wednesday, July 15th. You will also find a matching CU glitter pack, of course! Click on the previews to visit my shop!

Little Man is a cute kit perfect for your rough-and-tumble little guys. With lots of hardware and metal, it's tough like your little men, but with plenty of fuzzy felt for the little snugglers they are on the inside. ;) There are two alphas included - one large fuzzy one and one small metal one. This is my largest kit yet, and (I think!) my best. You can click on the previews to visit the shop, or scroll down to see what my awesome CT has done with the kit so far! They have made some AWESOME layouts with it!

Little Man full kit

Little Man CU Glitter

CT Layouts
(click for bigger preview - new window)
by Val:

by Brandi:

by Niki and Zeee:

by Misty and Angie:

And in case you'd like a little sample of what can be done with this kit, my good friend geniaBeana has made a gorgeous quickpage for you! Just click on the preview to download!

Check back here over the next couple of days - two more of my CT ladies have made quickpages for you as well, and I'll link you up as soon as they've posted 'em! :)

Also, in case you didn't see my last post, you can now follow my shop updates and sales on Twitter! Check out the gadget to the right for my info.

Happy scrapping!!

Monday, July 6, 2009


Hey everybody!

I'm still waiting for my next kit to be QC'd, but it's completely finished now and you can see a preview! It's called Little Man, and here's what it looks like:

If you visit this thread in the RAK section at MyLifeandScrap, and make a post, you could win it for free! Head on over!

You'll also notice (now that I've told you!) that I have a new widget on the right -- that's right, I've joined Twitter. I'm kind of excited and embarassed at the same time. *lol* If you're on Twitter, please Follow me so I don't feel like a total idiot? Thanks! If you keep track of me on there, you'll hear about all of my current projects, upcoming and current sales, new releases and maybe special Twitter-only coupon codes. ;)
Oh, and you can find me at

Current projects right now:
-excitedly waiting the release of Little Man
-just finished my part of the August mega at MLAS
-also waiting the release of the July Mega on July 15th - the first one I've gotten to take part in!
-working on a Designer Duo with MamaMiaMandy for August as well
-working on a girly kit with a palette designed by my CT gal and friend, Sara

Have an awesome day!

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

All the news...

Hey everyone! 've been totally MIA lately, huh? Designing always takes so much more time than I expect! But the good news is, I have a new kit all packaged up and ready to go. It's got to go through QC still, but I'll let you know when it's in the shop.

But guess what? I have six new girls on my Creative Team! Please welcome Brandi, Niki, Jamie, Zeee, Angie, and Misty!! These ladies ROCK! You should see their LOs! Click here to head over to my section of the gallery at MLAS and check out all the beautiful pages! I am seriously awed.

My CT member Misty made a gorgeous quickpage for you using my kit Lemonberry Fizz. It's still available on her blog, right here: Miss Mis Designs (a few posts down)

Also, another CT gal, Marie, made an awesome July desktop using my kit Ready For Sun! You can pick up her freebie over on her blog, The Sad Scrapper

So many pretty freebies! I am super excited to have these ladies on my team.

In other news, MyLifeAndScrap is hosting an AWESOME contest during the month of July! Check it out! Just click on the image below to be linked over to the contest sign-up thread. All of the MLAS designers are contributing coupons, including me, so go see!

...and you didn't think I'd let you go without a freebie, did you? Here's a template just for you!

Template 55
This is a simple 3-photo template with a nice little photo cluster and some paper strips you can use. :) Frames included! This is a 12x12" template in PSD format, but also includes a PNG file for each layer, so it's useable in all programs!

Click on the preview to download!

And check back later this week (I hope!) for a chance to win my new kit and another freebie or two!