Simplicity Vol. 1

Sometimes it’s nice to use templates that let your papers shine, or that let you keep the focus on your photos.  Simplicity Vol. 1 is just that… a simple and beautiful way to create memorable pages.  With a whole lot of white space and minimal clustering, you’ll be able to whip up some gorgeousness in no time at all!

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Ponytails Designs and Cornelia Designs teamed up this month to host the Daily Download at GingerScraps.  Be sure to stop by the GingerScraps blog each day to pick up all the parts of this awesome new kit.

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Remember, both stores are 40% off all month long, so it’s a great time to stock up!

Have a great weekend!

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Rifle Racks and Deer Tracks by Wendy Tunison Designs

Ever since Wendy Tunison started designing, her husband has been asking her to make a hunting kit.  Oh and by the way, it must be perfect and it must include anything and everything hunting related.  LOL!  Well, she finally decided to try and tackle that request and she knows she will have to make a couple more add ons because she simply didn’t cover it all yet!  With a husband who is an avid hunter and 3 daughters following in his footsteps, I’m sure she’ll be adding more to this over the years.  But it’s a start and it’s a huge one at that!  Take a look at Rifles Racks & Deer Tracks…the kit for all your hunters and outdoor enthusiasts!

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Each part will be 30% off this week or you can get it all in a bundle for even bigger savings!  That’s 3 full kits and 5 add ons!  Whoot!

Take a look at the awesomeness that our creative team made with this bundle…

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Even though we aren’t hunters, I just absolutely love this kit… there’s just so much to work with here!  Here’s a closer look at my page, using pictures from Rich’s birthday several years ago on one of our Banff camping trips.  He fell in love with that T-shirt!  In case you can’t quite see the text, it reads, “There’s plenty of room for all of God’s creatures… Right next to the mashed potatoes!”  He still wears it today!  I made up a little freebie cluster for you as well, after my page.

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Home for the Holidays and Making Spirits Bright

I hope all of my American friends had a lovely Thanksgiving weekend.  And although I’m in Canada, I sure took advantage of the sales!  I did remember, however, to take a moment to feel gratitude for the blessings in my life.  There’s never a wrong time to do that!

I have lots of goodies to show you today, and a couple of freebies too.  First I have a fun Christmas kit that I created for the December Bits N Pieces at SNP, called Making Spirits Bright.  If this kit doesn’t make your spirits bright, then nothing will!  Full of bright, cheery colors and fun, somewhat whimsical elements, Making Spirits Bright is sure to become a go-to favorite for scrapping your special Christmas events!  Get the separate pieces right now for just $1 each!

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All of these will be available separately for the first week only, and then combined together.

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At the other end of the spectrum is my Buffet kit this month, called Home for the Holidays.  With rustic charm and a home-made feel, Home for the Holidays will having you remembering the good ‘ole days when Christmas was about being home with your loved ones… before it became a commercial holiday!

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I have a few goodies for you as well today.  First I have a little goody from Making Spirits Bright for you…

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And I also have a few goodies from Home for the Holidays.  The first you can grab right here…

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You can pick up these journal cards in my newsletter (click HERE if you haven’t yet subscribed.)

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And pick up these clean cardstocks on my Facebook page

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Enjoy all of these, and have a great week!

Black Friday Sales

Good morning!  I hope all of my American friends had a lovely Thanksgiving yesterday!  My husband went out with some friends last night to a whisky tasting class at our friend’s liquor store, and little Sarah decided to put herself to bed at 6:30 pm!  I essentially had the house to myself with peace and quiet.  Now that’s something to be thankful for!

Are you all taking advantage of the Black Friday sales today?  Both of my stores are 50% right now!

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Temptations 39 by Wendy Tunison Designs and a little Freebie

Wendy from Wendy Tunison Designs has been missing her mojo lately and has been crazy busy with some projects around her house but she had a request to create some templates to work with Turn It Up.  So she did!  Temptations 39 is so much fun!  Perfect for rockin’ out and scrapping all of those concert pics or air guitar moments!  It’s 30% off this week!

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In addition to that, Turn It Up is 50% off this week!  Whoot!

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Take a look at all of these awesome layouts our creative team made with them both!

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I’ve also created this fun little freebie for you with Turn It Up

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Be sure to check out the Super Saturday Sale at SNP this week too!  She’s got 3 HUGE kits in the sale that are perfect for scrapping all your memories this time of year!

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Have a great week!

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Everyday Moments GingerScraps Buffet

Good morning!  I’d like to show you my contribution to the GingerScraps Buffet, which I called Everyday Moments.  I loved the rich colours of the palette this month and felt inspired to created something that could be used to create pages about all sorts of things… but most importantly that show off the wonderful little things in life that make our days so special!

In the immortal words of the great John Lennon, “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.”  That it’s… that’s the thing to remember each day.  While it’s easy to look back and remember all the “big” moments we experience, life really is found in all the little things that happen day in and day out…  smiles and tears, funny little things you always say, snuggles at bedtime, and even the boring stuff like chores.  So don’t forget to sit back once in a while and appreciate all those little wonderful moments that make up our lives.

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You can pick up the individual Buffet parts if you’re only wanting one or the other, but you can also get the full kit, which comes with a bonus alpha as well.  The price is the same as buying the separate parts, but you do get that little bonus in there.  And it’s still 50% off right now too!

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Ok, confession time… I actually forgot to activate the full kit in the store until this morning, so if you’ve already bought both Buffet parts, just drop me an email with your invoice number at ponytailsdesigns@gmail.com and I’ll be happy to send you the alpha as well.

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Hexed Vol. 2 is also now available in my  GS store.  Grab it while it’s still 50% off!

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I hope you enjoy the rest of your DSD weekend… remember that fun at GS will continue until the 6th, so there’s still time to play along in the games!  And now I’m off to play…

Family Ties, Witch’s Brew, and a Bingo Chat

Having fun with your DSD weekend?  I’ve been shopping and playing games, and generally ignoring everything else around the house!  :)

I’ve got a few new releases to show off to you, starting with this month’s Bits ‘N Pieces, which I called Family Ties.  For good or for bad, you can never quite escape the hold your family has on you.  Who else knows you so well?  All your stories, all your personality quirks… the good and the bad!  Sometimes who you call family is not related to you by blood at all!  Family really is all about who you love and who loves you back… the people who will tell it to you straight and be there for you no matter what!   There’s still time to pick them up while they’re half price too!

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Witch’s Brew is also now available at my SNP Shop, just in time to scrap all your ghosts and goblins, and little Elsas too.  It’s available there as a full kit and extras, or as a complete bundle.  Grab it while it’s still half off!

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If you have some time on your hands this morning, why not join me for a Bingo chat in the SNP chat room.  You can pick up your bingo card HERE in the forum, get it decorated and post it back there before the chat starts.  You could win some store coupons and have a blast doing it!  Chat time is 11am MT (10am PT, 12pm CT, 1pm ET).  I hope you’ll come and play along!

Enjoy the rest of your DSD weekend!

It’s DSD Weekend… New Goodies, 2 Hops, and a Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween to you!  Are you ready for all sorts of fun?  We carved our pumpkins last night and Sarah’s costume is ready…  Elsa, from Frozen, of course!  Right now it’s pouring rain here, so I’m really hoping that’ll improve later tonight!

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Before I get to the goodies, I thought I’d mention that both GingerScraps and Scraps N Pieces are having all sorts of fun and games this weekend.  First BOTH stores are 50% off all weekend!

GingerScraps is doing a fun Family Game Night theme and you can get an awesome collab as a FWP in the store (Not to mention a FB hop!)

 

Scraps N Pieces has a Grateful For You theme going on, and I’ll be hosting a Bingo game and chat in the SNP chatroom on Sunday at 11 am MT.  Make sure you head over to the forum to grab your Bingo card and get it all decorated ahead of time.  I hope you’ll be able to join me!  (There’s another FB hop too!)

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I’ve got a couple of new treats for you today.  I’ve been dabbling in pocket-style scrapping and thought I’d make a couple of template set.  Of course, they’re still pretty clustery too… I can never get away from some good clustering!

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Many of the above layouts feature my new Buffet and Bits N Pieces kits which will release tomorrow.  Be sure to check back to see all of those goodies!

Now just one last thing… Facebook Hops!  I’ve got two for you.  Just head on over to my Facebook page to grab both.  You’ll want to go through all of the stops while you’re there, because both hops are pretty fantastic!

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Have an awesome DSD weekend and enjoy all the fun and games around Digiland!

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Wandering and a Little Freebie

Sometimes you need a change of scenery to gain a new perspective on a situation.  Or sometimes you just need a change of mind or heart.  We all have our moments of searching or yearning for something new, better, or different.  “Wandering” helps you express some of those thoughts and feelings in a fun and original way.  Think of it like a journey of self-discovery!  Or maybe you don’t need to dig deep and you just want to create a page about a hiking trip or nature trail…  Wandering works just fine for that too!  With fun themed elements, along with wordy bits that help express your thoughts, you’ll have a variety of ways to scrap your pages.  You’re only limited by your imagination!  Wandering is 30% off this week!

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I also have a little freebie for you.  I made up some coordinating dotted papers, which you can download below.  Enjoy!

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Have a great weekend!

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Speak Up! New CU Word Art Templates

I was working on some word art the other day to add into a new kit I’m working on, and as  I was saving them as templates so I could re-use them later I realized that if I wanted them, maybe others would too!

Don’t you just hate it when you’re scrapping with a kit and there isn’t any word art to go with it?  Fix that problem by creating some of your own!  These templates will help you whip up some perfectly coordinated word art in no time at all.  Scrappers can use papers and elements from the kit they’re working with.  Designers can create some of their own word art to put in their kits.  Easy peasy!  Speak Up word art templates are available in Circles or Flags or available as a Bundle for your convenience.  As always, new releases are 30% for the first week!

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A few of my team members whipped up some fun word art with these templates and some of my kits.  Click on the previews below to be directed to their blogs for the downloads.  (Please be patient if they’re not all posted yet!)

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Have a great weekend!

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