From The Archives Vol. 3

I cannot believe we are already at Volume 3 of looking back in our Archives. Have you found anything you liked yet or added to your collection? I hope that you have.

The reason we are doing this is because our designers have great kits and collections from years ago! Some of us may be new to digital scrapbooking or new to GingerScraps. Some people don’t check the store every week. Basically, things can and do get lost in the weekly shuffle of the store.

With that in mind, we are going to go back and look at some great products. Our hope is that you find some great things you might have been looking for; or find something that you didn’t know you needed but totally do now that you see it! If you want more, you can always check out what was showcased in Volume 1 and Volume 2.

This month’s look back I am not going to do just five items. We are going to take a look at 10! All images are linked to the store. We will be looking back to 2012 and 2013. Enjoy!

I so enjoy LuvEwe designs. This is one of her oldest kits in the store. She always includes lots of word art. I like it!

 

This is the oldest Ponytail Designs kit in the store. Take a look at the jam packed kit!! I never let a good boy kit not join my collection…just like this one!

 

Not one of her oldest kits, for sure. Connie has been giving us great kits for a while now. This is one of the oldest in her GingerScraps’ store. Also in my scrap stash….just look at all those kitties!

 

What scraptastic lady doesn’t need this GignerBread Ladies collab?!

 

What great dad colors! I really like the guy and the crown. Great for any kind of photos, but especially the Dad ones!

 

I know we are in the middle of summer (in the states) and not really thinking back to school…just wait…it will be here in a blink! Here is one of the older Monthly Mixes. Love those owls!

 

What a pretty kit with the slightest bit of shabby feel to it. This is the oldest Inspired Designs kit in the store. Oldie but goody!

 

i am not going to lie…this is my all time favorite Trixie Scrap’s kit. The colors, the theme, the elements and the papers. I have used this kit over-and-over. I just thought others should see it as well!

 

Pretty in Green has been with us for a while! This is one of her older kits that has not retired. It is such a pretty kit as well. I just want to take that lion home with me!

 

Just like Pretty in Green, Colie’s Corner has been not only with GingerScraps for a long while, but designing for a long while. You might not find her releasing every week at the moment, you can find some fantastic and timeless kits in the Archives!


What did you think? Going to add any to your stash or wishlist? I know I added quite a few all of them to my wish list. 🙂 I think next time around we are going to take a step away from the digital scrapbooking kits and look at something else from the archive. Do you have any suggestions? What would you like showcased from the archives?

We would love to see what you scrapped with these or any of our products. Make sure you upload those layouts to the gallery! If you have used any of these great finds from the past, link us up here!

Let’s Celebrate – Father’s Day

So…I almost let this month creep by without celebrating Dads! I love this holiday and I enjoy all the man-inspired kits that come out right now. Being the only female in my house, I am always on the look out for great masculine kits. What a prefect day to bring you all things Dad’s here on the blog. Today is Father’s Day here in the states.

We have a section in our store dedicated to all things Dad. If what I am about to show isn’t what you are looking for, make sure you start your search there. Now, on to some great items that celebrate Dad; brought to you by our talented GingerScrap’s designers. As usual, all items are linked to their counterpart in the store. Let’s get started!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Happy Father’s Day to all the Dad’s out there; and the Mom’s who are both Mom & Dad.

Fresh Baked: June 17, 2016

We’re just a few days away from the start of Summer! It’s starting off hot! In designs, that is! The designers are getting ready for Father’s Day, which is Sunday. So many great kits and some amazing template series! You have to check them out!s. There is something for everyone!

Remember when you spend $10 in the store, you get a great collab!

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June Bake Sale is Here!!

It’s that time again. The Bake Sale started this morning. You have until Monday, June 20th to pick up these fabulous kits for only $1 each.

There are some great summer and patriotic kits in here, along with some great templates. What are you going to buy?

Fresh Baked: June 10, 2016

Just like that, it’s June! We’re nearly to the technical start of summer. Already, pools are opening, schools are letting out, and summer break is creating so many opportunities for pictures that need to be scrapped! The designers aren’t caving to the pressure! They’re cranking out gorgeous kits and templates. There is something for everyone!

Remember when you spend $10 in the store, you get a great collab!

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Designer Sneak Peeks – June 10, 2016

It’s time for a few Wednesday Sneak Peeks. Let’s see some of the new goodies.

Make sure to head to the GS Store on Friday for these and more!!

June Featured Designer – JB Studio

Happy June everyone. Dropping in here to share my interview with Dani of JB Studio. Make sure to read all the way to the very end for some exciting news from Dani.

How did you get started in digital scrapbooking?

I started as a paper scrapper and I admit I didn’t like the idea of going digital. After some friends in a Brazilian scrap community convincing me, I decided to give it a try and never went back.

What made you decide to design?

I’m always looking for new challenges. I love learning new things. Some friends said they believed I would be a good designer and guided me. I started creating a few freebies.

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

I use Photoshop, Illustrator and a small wacom for drawings.

Describe your design workplace.

I have a cluttered desk. I just can’t creative in an empty space. LOL I have lots of papers and colored pencils and pens because I like writing, drawing and painting. Besides that, there’s my desktop computer, a printer and some decorative stuff. I always have a glass of coke or water on the desk, too.

What is your favorite thing about designing?

It’s a hard question. I’m not sure if I have a favorite thing. I love planning, I love creating, I love connecting with my audience and staff. What I love the most is the fact that I work from home and am my own boss. LOL

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

My favorite is usually the newest. This time it’s Denim & Glitter Collection. It’s so girly!

What do you do when you are feeling very sad or depressed?

I learned to live in the moment, so if I’m sad or depressed, I embrace it. I allow myself to feel everything I’m supposed to feel, I don’t resist it. I like journaling, for me it’s the way I reflect about what I’m feeling. It usually helps understand and overcome that moment.

Which is the best vacation you’ve ever had in your life?

I guess I didn’t have the best yet. I love traveling, but I haven’t traveled much in my life yet.

Which is your most cherished childhood memory?

I don’t have many childhood memories. My memory sucks! But I remember (and it brings a smile to my face) when I used to sing and dance in the living room. I still love to dance and sing.

Do you believe in ghosts?

Yes, I do. But I don’t believe in bad ghosts, the ones who are between us to scare and harm people. I believe in the ones who are here to support us and the ones that are lost between us when they’re supposed to go somewhere else.

Who is your celebrity crush?

Ben Afleck, always Ben Afleck and Ryan Reynolds.

What do you order when you go to Starbucks?

I never go to Starbucks. It’s not a very common café here in Brazil, you may find a few stores in the big cities, but I live in a small town. I think I went just once and I don’t remember what I ordered. I remember I didn’t find anything very special about it. (I hope I don’t hurt anybody’s feelings here. )

What is your favorite kind of cookie?

I’m not very into cookies. I rarely eat them, when I do, my favorite is Chocolate Chips.

How old were you when you had your first kiss?

12.

Are you an optimist or a pessimist?

I used to be a pessimist, always worrying and complaining about things, even though I thought I was an optimist. Nowadays I think I’m very positive because I try to live in the moment and make the best of all situations.

Would you change your name if you could? If so, what would you change it to?

My name is pretty common here in Brazil. I have already studied with 4 other girls with the same name and I worked with 3 ladies and a man named like me. I didn’t like that. Nowadays, I don’t mind. I think it’s not that important. There are things that matter most to me, so I don’t bother.

What is your favorite pizza topping?

Anything with a lot of cheese. I love cheese!

If you could give the world one piece of advice, what would it be?

Don’t judge people. You don’t know what they’ve been through.

What do you do to wake up in the morning?

I use an alarm clock. LOL

What is a small luxury that you treat yourself to?

I have Japanese food every month. If I could, I would have it daily, unfortunatelly, it’s expensive. Hehe

What did you want to be when you were small?

A singer.

Which would you rather do: wash dishes, mow the lawn, clean the bathroom, or vacuum the house?

None. None. None. I hate house chores.

If you could hire someone to help you, would it be with cleaning, cooking, or yard work?

All of them! LOL

What would you do if you won the lottery?

First of all I would hire a professional to advise me because there’s so much I wanna do and I want to do it all without harming my wealth. Then, I would travel, buy a house at the beach, invest in family members’ projects/business and make a charity plan to donate in a regular basis.

What’s the most interesting thing you can see out of your office or kitchen window?

Trees, birds and butterflies.

Share your favorite recipe with us.

I love all chicken recipes. One I tried and I love is Teryaki Chicken: https://br.pinterest.com/pin/233905774374718764/

Remember that news I mentioned earlier? This is directly from Dani’s email to her subscribers a few days ago:

I’m opening a new shop exclusively for templates at Gingerscraps. This is something I’ve been thinking about for months, I’ve talked to Ginger about it months ago and I created a few packs of templates, but not enough for a new shop. I don’t know the reason why I was in a creative block, but I was. I usually make templates from my own layouts and I struggled to scrap for almost an year and a half. I bet you saw me mention I wanted to scrap more… but my mojo resisted to come back. In May, I got back to scrapping and I feel inspired now and that was the perfect opportunity to make it happen. I talked to Ginger and she liked the idea…

Check out the goodies from the new JB Studio Template Shop – aren’t they just lovely?

Dani is also offering 40% off in her main shop through the 10th.

And make sure that you are downloading the Daily Download from the blog every day. The links only stay up for a few days.

Check out the JB Studio Store and JB Studio Template Store at GS, her Facebook Page, and her Blog.

Fresh Baked: June 03, 2016

Just like that, it’s June! We’re nearly to the technical start of summer. Already, pools are opening, schools are letting out, and summer break is creating so many opportunities for pictures that need to be scrapped! The designers aren’t caving to the pressure! They’re cranking out gorgeous kits and templates. There is something for everyone!

Remember when you spend $10 in the store, you get a great collab!

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Fresh Baked: June 01, 2016

It’s June! The month of summer, fathers, and plenty of ice cream. The designers are ready for summer, and it’s obvious in the products that they’re working on. It’s very clear in this month’s buffet pieces! So many new goodies! Have a great week and we’ll see you again on Friday!

It is the First of the month, and that means the revel of our new Buffet!! Don’t forget the new Buffet items will all be 50% off (from the 1-5th of the month)!

*NEW Buffet Bundles* Take a look at our all new Buffet Bundles! Each buffet for 2016 will have a sub category for our Buffet Bundles. One easy click to add bunches of Buffet goodies to your cart, and an amazing value too!

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The designers all had their own take on what the colors and theme said to them! I love the variety!

The designers definitely each made the palette their own and came up with some gorgeous designs, each unique but working so well with the other designers’ creations

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June Buffet Sneak Peeks

I’ve got a treat for you today! I have some sneak peeks for tomorrow’s buffet releases. Can I just say I LOVE the buffet colors this month?

Let’s see what some of our designers have releasing in their stores tomorrow.

Happy shopping tomorrow.