DD: SEP 19

https://bit.ly/2G7MtFr

Remember, the download is kept up for 5 days, and then it is taken down. If you miss pieces, the kit will be available for purchase on the first day of the following month.

Post expires at 1:00am on Friday September 25th, 2020

DD: SEP 18

https://bit.ly/3jsRhDL

Remember, the download is kept up for 5 days, and then it is taken down. If you miss pieces, the kit will be available for purchase on the first day of the following month.

Post expires at 10:00am on Thursday September 24th, 2020

DD: SEP 17

https://bit.ly/3hC6UIw

Remember, the download is kept up for 5 days, and then it is taken down. If you miss pieces, the kit will be available for purchase on the first day of the following month.

Post expires at 10:00am on Wednesday September 23rd, 2020

DD: SEP 16

https://bit.ly/32yRNJB

Remember, the download is kept up for 5 days, and then it is taken down. If you miss pieces, the kit will be available for purchase on the first day of the following month.

Post expires at 10:00am on Tuesday September 22nd, 2020

DD: SEP 15

https://bit.ly/3lrQ2qa

Remember, the download is kept up for 5 days, and then it is taken down. If you miss pieces, the kit will be available for purchase on the first day of the following month.

Post expires at 10:00am on Monday September 21st, 2020

DD: SEP 14

https://bit.ly/2YIwSCI

Remember, the download is kept up for 5 days, and then it is taken down. If you miss pieces, the kit will be available for purchase on the first day of the following month.

Post expires at 10:00am on Sunday September 20th, 2020

Designer Spotlight: Down This Road

 

Whoa… it’s August already! Who saw that coming? New month, new Designer Spotlight… Have you met Angie, the creative mind behind Down This Road Designs? Before we get to the Q&A part of this post, you need to know that Angie‘s ENTIRE STORE is on SALE for 40% off for the WHOLE MONTH of August!! (Guess where I’m going when I’m done here…)

Now let’s get to know Angie.

J: How long have you been designing?

A: I started designing in 2009. I have taken some breaks, but love it so much I couldn’t stay away. 11 years

J: What made you decide to design?

A: I just started playing around in Photoshop. When I saw a design contest in 2009, I entered that and ended up being a finalist, that was it….I was hooked.

J: What do you use to create your designs (program, additional tools, etc.)?

A: I use Photoshop, Illustrator and my iPad.

J: Describe your design workplace.

A: I have a desktop (Windows) with a dual screen. We have an office/ craft area in our home and that is where I spend my time designing.

J: What motivates and inspires you as a designer?

A: My life and the things we like to do, my family and my mood are the sources for my kit themes. I like to watch trends of colors too.

J: What is your favorite kit currently in your GS store and why?

A: I like With Brave Wings. I designed it for my sister and her battle with cancer so it means a lot to me.

J: If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?

A: Pasta

J: What is your favorite game or sport to watch and play?

A: I would have to say football and soccer only because my kids played those sports. I don’t know if I would really consider myself a spectator of sports in general but a child of mine in the field keeps me very interested.

J: What did you want to be when you were small?

A: Teacher

J: Aside from necessities, what one thing could you not go a day without?

A: My family

J: Who would you want to play you in a movie of your life?

A: Reese Witherspoon

J: If you had a warning label, what would yours say?

A: Quiet but always watching.

J: What celebrity would you like to meet at Starbucks for a cup of coffee?

A: Tabitha Brown

And now we know Angie a wee bit better. But before I forget, make sure to check out Angie‘s Daily Download. It’s AMAZING!! I know you’re gong to love it, so just pop back here to the Blog every day and get your kit.

Designer Spotlight: Miss Fish

Whoops… I apologize – had a brain fart and got sidetracked by planting my containers yesterday. So without further ado, let me introduce you to Juli, the most awesome Miss Fish!

 

Jan: How long have you been designing?

Juli: It will be 4 years in August.

Jan: What made you decide to design?

Juli: I had been a digital scrapbooker for over 14 years. I needed to make a little extra money to do some fun things for myself, like get pedicures and highlights in my hair. Sometimes I’m extra nice and buy my kids and my husband little gifts too.

Jan: What led you to decide to design together?

Juli: Jennifer and I have been real life friends for years. We have similar personalities and tastes. I love working with her because she makes me laugh and pushes me to be a better designer.

Jan: What do you use to create your designs (program, additional tools, etc.)?

Juli: Adobe Photoshop CC

Jan: Describe your design workplace.

Juli: I do most of my designing from laptop which is located in our family room. I have a double wide monitor I use and this set up allows me to work in our main family space so I’m still with everyone while I’m working.

Jan: What motivates and inspires you as a designer?

Juli: I love patterns and colors and sayings. I’ve always been a creative person and creating templates and kits is so much fun and let’s me create things I would like to work with myself.

Jan: What is your favorite kit currently in your GS store and why?

Juli: I make many more templates than kits – I love this one: https://store.gingerscraps.net/Big-and-Little-3-Templates-by-Miss-Fish.html I think it’s an easy pack to theme for any photos and would work with just about any kit. Also, I love that it has so man photo spots!

Jan: If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Juli: Ribeye steak, loaded baked potato, steamed broccoli and carrot cake for dessert. These are all my favorite things that I don’t get to eat often (well, except the broccoli). They are always a treat!

Jan: What is your favorite game or sport to watch and play?

Juli: I love to watch football. If we’re playing games I like Scrabble.

Jan: What did you want to be when you were small?

Juli: A Teacher

Jan: Aside from necessities, what one thing could you not go a day without?

Juli: My phone. It keeps me connected to my daughters and the rest of my family.

Jan: Who would you want to play you in a movie of your life?

Juli: Diane Keaton

Jan: If you had a warning label, what would yours say?

Juli: Danger – will eat your cupcake and talk your ear off. Also watch for foul language.

Jan: What celebrity would you like to meet at Starbucks for a cup of coffee?

Juli: Barack Obama

Ladies, thanks for sharing your talents with all of us!

Designer Spotlight: Shepherd Studio

It’s July. Half the year is gone already! Today I’ve got a treat for you… let’s get to know a bit about Jenn, the scrapper also known as catgoddess and the designer behind Shepherd Studio.

 

Jan: How long have you been designing?
Jenn: In some form or another, for 14 years.

Jan: What made you decide to design?
Jenn: Mostly peer pressure. haha

Jan: What led you to decide to design together?
Jenn: Miss Fish and I are old friends and it’s so much fun to design together.

Jan: What do you use to create your designs (program, additional tools, etc.)?
Jenn: I use PaintShop Pro and Illustrator

Jan: Describe your design workplace.
Jenn: It’s a bit more cluttered now working at home due to COVID, but it’s a large workspace/spare bedroom. I have multiple desk spaces for computer work (with two monitors – a must have!), for crafts, and for my Silhouette.

Jan: What motivates and inspires you as a designer?
Jenn: Mostly color and patterns. My kits are always filled with different patterns.

Jan: What is your favorite kit currently in your GS store and why?
Jenn: My current favorite is Tropical Fun. I love the bright, summery color palette and the animals (especially the turtle!) always make me smile.

Jan: If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Jenn: Enchiladas

Jan: What is your favorite game or sport to watch and play?
Jenn: Tennis

Jan: What did you want to be when you were small?
Jenn: A paleontologist

Jan: Aside from necessities, what one thing could you not go a day without?
Jenn: Laughing with my husband (Jan: I read that as laughing AT my husband the first time… ’cause that would be me!)

Jan: Who would you want to play you in a movie of your life?
Jenn: Kate Winslet

Jan: If you had a warning label, what would yours say?
Jenn: Occasionally spicy

Jan: What celebrity would you like to meet at Starbucks for a cup of coffee?
Jenn: Paul Rudd

Public service announcement: Shepherd Studio‘s entire store is 40% off from July 17th to the 31st! Don’t forget to collect all the parts of the Daily Download too… free stuff!

Check back tomorrow and meet Miss Fish.

May 01, 2020: INSD, Buffet, Fresh Baked, and Much More

Oh my goodness. You are in for a treat today. It’s like a scrapbooking full moon. It’s the May Buffet, May 1 Fresh Baked, and International Scrapbooking Day. Needless to say, this newsletter is packed full of new kits and ads.

First up is all the fun going in the store and forum for iNSD.

Look at this awesome and fun Mega Collab. You get this entire collab for free when you spend $20 or more in the store.

If you spend more then $10, you get this bright kit to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.

The new monthly mix is {out of this world}.

Finally, let’s see what is in the buffet.

And now, the Fresh Baked for May 1:

We have TWO awesome guest designers joining us for May.

Angelle Designs

Bio: “My real name is Dasha. I am 37, Russian girl, a mother of 3 boys ( 13, 7 and 2), a happy wife, a teacher of English but I am on my maternity leave now (yaaay! LOL), and a movie addict. I am not new to the digi world (I started scrapping in 2008 and in 2010 I opened my first shop). A couple of years ago real life and real work became too busy for me that’s why I haven’t been scrapping or designing for some time) But I missed it so much and last year I came back! Happy to be here.”

Here is a small sampling of her work.

Polka Dot Chicks

Bio: “Hello! My name is Tammy and I live in KC, MO where I was born and raised. I have been married to my sweetie for 21 years now. I am the oldest of 3 (2 younger brothers). I have 3 grown kids – Andy is a music teacher (KC, MO) and married; Matt is a property manager for luxury apartments (in Chicago, IL) and married and Shelby is the baby and only girl, is a photographer and is now a fashion photographer in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and married. I do have 3 nephews though! I have no grand babies yet but 8 grand-dogs! My kids and their dogs are usually the subject of my sample pages…

I have been designing since 2007 and started with my daughter, Shelby (the other ‘chick’) who was 13 at the time, now she is 25 and pursuing her dream in her dream job, fashion photographer. I hope you enjoy my designs…I tend to be a bit quirky sometimes and love to laugh…”

A  new month means a new Daily Download. This month our Daily Download is hosted by Blue Heart Scraps. Check out this sneak peek.

Remember, the download is kept up for 5 days, and then it is taken down. If you miss pieces, the kit will be available for purchase on the first day of the following month.

And if all of the above wasn’t enough, you have the chance to earn this beauty when you complete 10 challenges during the month.

If you have made it this far, we have a surprise for you. Just for enjoying all the goodies we’ve shown in this monstrous newsletter, you can get this template set for free. Just click the picture to download.

Happy Scrapping!!