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April Fools

Posted by on Apr 3, 2016 in Personal Use, Sales, Scrapbooking | 0 comments


Yes, I realize it’s no longer April 1st, but theStudio’s April Fools Mini Sale is still going on (it ends April 8th). The designers got together and created a mini (all the same size) which have been disguised so you don’t know which one you’re getting. BUT, they’re only $1 each, so it really isn’t much of a gamble.

Here’s a preview of the one I did — Mechanical Mayhem.


Have fun and happy shopping!

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CU Sampler Grab Bag Sale

Posted by on Mar 20, 2016 in Commercial Use, Sales, Scrapbooking | 0 comments


Once a year the Commercial Use designers pool together a bunch of goodies and have a CU Sampler Grab Sale. This year, there are 3 grab bags and you’re going to want all three. You’ll want to move quickly on this, because they’ll only be around for 2 weeks. Here’s a look at 3 of the samplers  —

There are full reveals on the product pages. Be sure to check back and I’ll show you the rest of them. HUGS!!!

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Posted by on Feb 10, 2016 in Freebies, Personal Use, Sales, Scrapbooking | 4 comments

Inspiration comes in many forms and not always from the most obvious places. I was looking for something to keep my hands busy in the evening and, for some strange reason, decided to make a felt heart. I loved how it came out and, since it was getting close to Valentine’s Day, I figured I’d design a collection around it … all I needed was a name. Thus the felt heart became Heartfelt and it’s just in time for your Valentine’s Day scrapping pleasure.

This collection is currently 30% off (60% off for the bundle) in my stores at theStudio and Jilbert’s Bits of Bytes. Take a look at the previews and be sure to stick around for your freebie.

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Mini Kit Sale

Posted by on Feb 6, 2016 in Personal Use, Sales | 0 comments

Did you miss theStudio‬‘s Christmas Carol Blog Hop this year? Just in case you did, I put my Walking in a Winter Wonderland mini into both of my stores at theStudio and Jilbert’s Bits of Bytes. I’ve also added my Dance Mini from the January 2016 Just Art Challenge to both stores. Not only are these 2 minis on sale for 30% off — all of my minis are 30% off — so it’s time to stock up.

Here’s a look at the 2 new minis and some of the wonderful layouts from my team —


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Art Nouveau Goodies

Posted by on Dec 5, 2015 in Personal Use, Sales, Scrapbooking | 0 comments

I’ve got some art nouveau goodies for you. This theme started off with my Collage Bits 5 & 6 where I featured the lovely ladies of Alphonse Mucha. My new Collage Bits 7 showcases the artwork of  Gustav Klimt. With so much artsy goodness, I figured it was time for some matching papers and that’s where my Art Nouveau Papers come into play. These papers come with 9 patterns along 9 lightly patterned (almost solid) papers. Check out these previews:

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Mixed Media Overlays 8

Posted by on Dec 3, 2015 in Commercial Use, Sales, Scrapbooking | 0 comments

I’ve just released my Mixed Media Overlays 8 that were part of the Mixed Media Grab Bag that I did with Mariella of Laitha’s Designs. Even better, I’ve put all of my Mixed Media Overlays on sale for 30% off. You can get these in either store … theStudio or Jilbert’s Bits of Bytes. Here’s the preview for the newest Mixed Media Overlay.


That’s it for today … HUGS!!!

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Grab Bag Unveiling

Posted by on Nov 21, 2015 in Commercial Use, Sales, Scrapbooking | 0 comments

Good morning and happy Saturday. I’ve stopped by for a quick post about my grab bag unveiling. I had 3 CU DSD Grab Bags and I’m opening the first one — the one I did with Manu Scraps. These are available for 30% off in both my personal store and my store at theStudio. And here are the previews …


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And we’re back

Posted by on Nov 10, 2015 in Sales, Scrapbooking | 0 comments

And we’re back with another Daily Deal for you. Today it’s a Personal Use product — Hot Pockets 2. The response to these has been amazing and I actually have folks asking for more. They definitely are addictive and SO easy to use … and now they’re cheap … only $1 for one day only … and only in my store.


Here’s a great example of how great these are. I have a ton of photos from our remodel this summer. They’re not pretty, but I wanted to capture the moment … and I think I did.


I won’t bore you with all of them, but seeing what we went thru makes me appreciate the beautiful bathroom I got.

That’s it for today … HUGS!!!

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Monday’s Daily Deal

Posted by on Nov 9, 2015 in Sales, Scrapbooking | 0 comments

It’s Monday and I have a new Daily Deal for you. This time it’s a commercial use product … my Stripped Frame templates. They’re actually a very simple 2 layer template, but by making them this way, you can easy recolor them to suit your taste.

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These are great even for you personal scrapbooking needs. For example, check out this cute page by Pam; she used both the striped frames and the striped doodles.


That’s it for today … but don’t forget to check back tomorrow for the next Daily Deal.


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Today’s Daily Special

Posted by on Nov 8, 2015 in Personal Use, Sales | 0 comments

I’m back … but it’s a quick post. I want to show you what today’s daily special is. As I mentioned, I having a different special each day during the Grand Opening Sale of my new personal store. I’m also alternating between a commercial use product and a personal use product. Today it’s a personal use product. It’s one of the packs from my Under the Sea Collection — Collage Bits. It’s a collection of cards with photos of vintage bathing beauties. For today only, you can get this for $1 … just click on the preview to go to the product page.

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I have a little inside info about this product — this is my mom and her best friend. My mom is the one on the left. While she can no longer confirm this for me, I suspect this was taken while she was a teen living in Cave Junction, Oregon, and I’m sure it would have been her favorite swimming hole along the Illinois River.


That’s all for today … but I have more, so be sure to check back tomorrow … HUGS!!!

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