Month: September 2014

Just Because

Hi everyone,

This week has been a bit crazy for me and I don’t have a new release to share with you. Instead, I have a coupon good for 20% off in my store (excludes bundles) that is valid through Sunday. So if there is something you may have been wanting, now is a great time to pick it up and save a bit extra!

Coupon Code: JustBecause20

Have a great weekend!

 

Promises Collection

It’s time for the September Pickle Barrel! In case you don’t know, Pickle Barrel is one weekend a month where all the designers create packs of products using the same color scheme. And those packs of products are just $1 each during this weekend! Or you can buy a 6-Pack of products and get a free item too! Lots of fun and such a great deal! Here’s what I have for this month. Introducing the Promises collection.

Promises: 6-Pack

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Buy the Promises: 6-Pack and get Promises: Graffiti for free!

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Here’s a close-up of all the individual packs:

Promises: Elements

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Promises: Pattern Papers

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Promises: Solids (two versions, one clean, one messy – all unique)

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Promises: Alpha

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Promises: Journal Cards

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Promises: Wordy Bits

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And if you buy the 6-Pack, you’ll get Promises: Graffiti for free. (will be available for sale at full price after the promo.)

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Check out some gorgeous layouts from my team:

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You can find the Promises collection in my Pickleberrypop store right here. And remember, this promo is only good until Monday!

Have a great weekend!

Currently

Happy Friday!

Today I have a brand new colorful kit that is perfect for all the girls AND boys in your life! Currently is perfect for capturing all those little moments that mean so much, right here, right now.

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Currently is filled with lots of fun elements, including a ton of wordy bits that help you capture all those little details like favorite food, what they are watching, reading, doing, etc. I know I always love to look back and see what my kids were into at different ages and this kit will help you do just that. It’s also versatile to use for all sorts of other layouts too as you’ll see from my team. šŸ™‚ Here are some of their gorgeous layouts:

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You can see their layouts up close in the PBP gallery right here. Be sure to post your layouts too! I always LOVE to see what people do with my products. šŸ™‚

Currently is on sale for 20% off in my Pickleberrypop shop through Sunday. Check it out right here.

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you have a great week!

Making Art

I’ve always been fascinated by the idea of art journaling and mixed media art, but it’s only recently that I decided to give it a try myself. I’ve been taking some classes here and there and just playing around a bit. Here is the very first canvas I created recently. I hesitate to post it, because a.) I am a beginner and b.) I’m not sure if it’s finished yet! LOL (photos are straight from my phone, so pardon the quality.)

First, here’s a quick shot of my workspace:

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It’s in the basement and pretty dark. šŸ˜‰

Here’s a shot I shared on Facebook after I completed the first layer or so:

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And the finished (?) piece:

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It’s looking pretty dark on here so hard to tell. Here’s a side shot.

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I’m thinking I may need to break out my regular camera. But at least this gives you an idea. Here are a couple of in-process pieces I’ve started. Not sure what I am going to do with them yet.

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Again, I’m so new to this but I am having fun playing. And who knows? Maybe something will make it into my designs at some point. šŸ˜‰

I’m looking forward to delving into making an actual art journal soon and probably filling it with some inspirational quotes. I plan on sharing on this blog, so if you’re interested, please feel free to comment. I’d also love to hear from those of you who may do this already or, like me, are complete beginners!

Thanks for stopping by!

p.s. I have a Pinterest board I started for collection some inspiration. If you’d like to check it out, it’s right here. If you have one, let me know!

Scrap n’ Art Subscription Winners

Thank you to all of you who commented on my Scrap n’ Art feature post! I’ve randomly selected the winners of the subscription to the magazine and they are: Bright Eyes, Melinda, Alina and HollyJ! Congrats! I’ll send you the info shortly.

If you didn’t win, I would still like to encourage you to check out the magazine. It’s just $24 for an annual subscription and you get all sorts of goodies and information – and you’ll be able to get a coupon from me as well as a free mini kit!

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