Simpler Times by Wendy Tunison Designs

I’m so excited to tell you that Wendy Tunison Designs has found some time to design again!  She’s created a fabulous new kit for you all called Simpler Times.  Wendy remembers, as a child, being obsessed with the 50s.  She loved the poodle skirts, leather jackets and bobby socks!  She had a set of records called “The Super Girls” and it was always so much fun to sing along and dance to the songs on those albums.  They did the mashed potato and the locomotion and they made up skits to go with Leader of the Pack and Going to the Chapel!  Wendy tried to capture all of that with this kit.  The jukeboxes and the diners and everything that goes along with that.  You’ll find sundaes with two spoons and milkshakes, old records and roller skates in this fun filled kit.  Of course, she couldn’t leave out the fabulous cars and the old full service stations from that time either!  So whether you’ve got memories from yesteryear or fun filled dress up memories from yesterday, you’re sure to find something wonderful and fun to scrap them with in this kit.  With over 120 unique ellies, you’ll have plenty to make an entire book if you please!  Best of all, it’s 50% off during it’s introductory week!

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Check out these awesome layouts Wendy’s CT created with this kit!

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Here’s a look at a page I created, followed by a little freebie for you.

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Retiring Products Summer Clearance Sale

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It’s time to say goodbye to some older Ponytails Designs products in order to make room for new goodies.  All the retiring products will be 65% off at GingerScraps and Scraps N Pieces until the end of the month.  Once they’re gone, they’re gone forever!

Here’s what’s on sale:

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Remember, these will only be available until the end of the month and then they’re gone forever.  Don’t miss out!

 

 

 

 

Templatopia Vol.14

Happy Friday!  I have a new template set for you today.  Templatopia Vol.14  features single photo layouts with lots of wonderful clustery goodness.  These templates let your photo clusters take center stage, so your memories can shine!  30% off this week.

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GingerScraps     ~     Scraps N Pieces

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One of the things that I love about templates is that they are so versatile.  They really are just a blueprint to help you get started.  You can use them as-is or completely change them up!  Check out Kristal’s page below.  She wanted to add in some extra photos so she combined shapes from a couple of the templates and flipped things around a bit to come up with a really unique page.  To be honest I had to look at it for a bit to figure out which template she started with!  You never need to feel limited by the templates in your stash.  If you love a template but it doesn’t quite work for you, then make it work for you!  (By the way, Kristal used Happy Day to make this page.  It’s not too late to get it for free when you play along in the Mini-kit Challenge at GingerScraps!)

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I just have to add that Kristal’s idea of having the Princesses tell her girls that they’re going to Disneyland is the coolest idea ever!  I’m totally doing that when it comes time to take Sarah!

Just one last thing from me….  Ponytails Designs is now on Instagram!  (@ponytailsdesigns)  I’ve been using IG in my personal life for some time now, but opted to keep it private (unlike my Pinterest boards, which can be followed HERE.)  Now you can catch little glimpses of my work process, sneak peeks of new releases, and other fun stuff.  In a shameless effort to get more followers, I’m giving away my new template set!  Just “like” my post on Instagram and you could win!  Winner will be announced on Monday morning.

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Did you know?

Did you know that you can double-tap on an image in Instagram to “like” it?  I didn’t until Chelle of Chelle’s Creations shared that little tip with our designer club yesterday.  Thanks for the tip Chelle!

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Sandy Toes and Salty Kisses

Sun, sand, and surf… that’s my idea of Heaven!  Sandy Toes and Salty Kisses exemplifies everything that I love about being at the beach.  With the soft blues and sunny yellows of this slightly grungy beach kit, you’ll be able to scrap a huge variety of pages that capture the feeling of being at the shore.  Mix and match from the coordinating packs or get them all!  Remember that all the parts of the GS Buffet are half price during the first week.  (All images are linked to the store.)

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I hope these pages will inspire you to bring out your own beach photos and scrap some sunshine and salt water!

Don’t forget that it’s also Bake Sale time, and from June 1-5 you can grab these two products for only $1!

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Mini Kit Challenge Freebie at GingerScraps

This month I’m hosting the mini kit challenge at GingerScraps.  I made a sweet little kit about being happy and enjoying the day, since I’ve been feeling pretty happy lately with all the sunshine we’ve been getting here in the greater Vancouver area.  I am definitely a sunshine girl! ponytails_HappyDay_preview

Sorry, this mini is no longer available as a freebie.

I’ve also created a coordinating alpha that you can grab RIGHT HERE.

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This mini kit and alpha will only be free for the month of the challenge, and then it will be added to my store, so grab it while you can!  Be sure to upload your page in the challenge thread too, and earn points toward an awesome GS collab!  Enjoy!

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Spring Fling Grab Bag Unpacked

I’ve unpacked my iNSD template grab bag, and if you didn’t snag it then you can still pick up the individual sets at 30% off this week.

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I hosted a speed scrap over iNSD weekend and I made a template from the instructions.  I thought I’d give it away here as a little freebie for you.  Enjoy!

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iNSD Fun!

Happy {inter}National Scrapbook Day!  I have so much to tell you, so I’ll get right to it.  First of all I’ve got some great deals in my shops right now.  You won’t want to miss out on these!  But first, be sure to check out my Facebook page to grab my parts of two hops… one from each of my stores!

Now on to the goodies…

I have a couple of Build-Your-Own Grab Bag deals for you.  The first is 10 products for $15 dollars!  Considering that most of my kits are priced between $5 and $7 dollars, that’s an incredible deal.

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How about some templates?  I’ve made a whole new pack of  templates for NSD weekend and bundled them all up for you.

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I’m also hosting a couple of games this weekend too.  The first is a chat tonight at Scraps N Pieces.

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And the next is a speed scrap tomorrow morning at GingerScraps.ponytails_SS-ad

I hope to see you at one or both of these events.  Happy scrapping!

It’s Wendy’s Birthday!

It’s Wendy Tunison’s birthday and you get the gift!  You can buy her entire store from now through the end of April for just $50.00!!  There are 235 products in her shop and they’re worth $950.00!!  That’s quite the bargain!  But hurry because once April is over, so is this special!

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Have a great day!

A Country Mile

Walking a “country mile” evokes images of long, winding paths, roads less traveled, and circuitous routes. Country miles are much longer than regular ol’ miles, since they wander along through valleys, over hills, and around bends. Sometimes our journeys are emotional or spiritual rather than physical. Whatever the case may be, when we walk a country mile we are taking a road less traveled. We aren’t getting to our destination in a straight line, by the shortest route. Our path has turns and the view isn’t always clear, but in the end the journey is much more worth the while. Slow down a little and enjoy your own country mile and don’t forget to enjoy the scenery along the way!

A Country Mile brings to mind the old, slightly dusty feel of a country road from days-gone-by.  Jam-packed full of elements and patterns with a slightly shabby look, this kit will transport you right back to that favorite spot on the old family farm… maybe it’s Grandma’s kitchen, or the swimming hole, or some secret spot in a field somewhere?  Where will your County Mile take you?

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GINGERSCRAPS   ~   SCRAPS N PIECES

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Aren’t those pages simply gorgeous?  As you can see, this kit has enough versatility to make all kinds of pages.  You definitely aren’t limited to what you can make!  (And with over 90 elements and 30 papers, you’ll have endless variety!)

I’ve made a couple of freebies for you too.  The first is a set of dotted papers that you can pick up right here…

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I’ll also have a set of coordinating gingham papers going out in my newsletter tomorrow.  You can sign up HERE if you haven’t already.

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I hope that you’ll have a wonderful weekend.  Happy Easter to you if you celebrate!  My family has a jam-packed weekend of dinners every night with friends and family, and church with Sarah on Sunday morning.  (We’ll see how well that goes!)  And there will be a little egg hunt thrown into the mix too.  Should be fun… Cheers!