Monday, December 21, 2009

~CHECK OUT THE HOUSE OF IPPITY GIVEAWAY!!!~

You've gotta check out the House of Ippity!!
Sarabeth is giving away a stamp set to celebrate New Years!! What an awesome prize!!!! Be sure to get over there and check them out so you can get your name in the drawing!!!!!

And if they reach 100 Followers,
a Unity Paper Pack will also
be thrown in AND an additional winner!!!
That's right, 2 winners!!!!!
A random winner will be chosen
on January 1st and will also be
spotlighted right here on my blog!

Friday, December 18, 2009

~SEW MANY CARDS LAYOUT DESIGN TEAM WANTED!!~

2010 is bringing awesome opportunities and lots of fun stuff to Sew Many Cards and we want you to be a part of it!
Sarabeth is looking for 2 Design Team Members and Guest Designers to create Layouts with Angela's incredible SMC Digi Images!

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What we want to see from you:
Email Sarabeth at sarabethburke@hotmail.com with SMC Layout DT Call in the subject.
Your Name
Blog Address
Any galleries and/or scrapbooking forums you are a part of
Twitter SN (if any, not necessary, just curious)
2-3 of your favorite Layouts-we want to see that style!
a short twitter style note about YOU!

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DT Requirements:

Submit 2 Layouts Monthly by the requested Due Date
Create layouts using any of the images we assign you.
Comment on participants submissions.
Participate in our monthly SMC release events, games, etc... This is usually the beginning of the month.
Images and detailed instructions will be sent to you.
Promoting SMC Layouts where ever it is allowed.

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What you will get from SMC:

Images to create your Layouts.
4 Images of your choice just because.
Monthly RAK's for all of your hard work.
Name & Blog posted on the SMC Site & Newsletter

Deadline for submissions: December 24th, that's next week, so hurry!
Can't wait to see what you have in store for us!!!!!

and don't forget that we still have our Design Team call going on also...for more details visit the below link

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

~Doodlebeans Image...Tulip..All Occassions Card~

This months sponsor at Sew Many Cards is Doodle Beans Digital Stamps!! Randa over at Doodle Beans is awesome to deal with. Her images are awesome and she also has some great freebies listed on post. When ordering you receive your images immediately after paying for your order!!!
Doodle Beans Digital Stamps has a growing number of stamps for use in card making, crafts and scrapbooking. The images are unique and fun, and designer Randa Clay hopes you'll find them to be useful for all kinds of occasions and projects!
And that's exactly what I did with an image from Doodle Beans. I used the tulip to make this All Occassion card.
Be sure to watch for Sew Many Cards reopening as they'll be a great giveaway by Doodle Beans and Randa during our New Release Blog Hop!!!
~SUPPLIES USED~
Prismacolor Pencils & Gamsol
Debbie Mum Cardstock
Black mesh
Doodle Bean Tulip Image
Glossy Essentials
Hope ya like and thanks for looking! Don't forget to check out the great images at Doodle Beans Digital Stamps
I will be entering this project in the following challenges:
Creative Card Crew -- Anything Goes
Die Cuts R Us -- Naughty Or Nice -- can't get any nicer than a sweet smellin Tulip
Digital Tuesday Challenge -- Make a Birthday Something
Forever Friends -- Anything Goes

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

~SEW MANY CARDS COLOR CHALLENGE...SEEING RED!!!~

HEY!!! It's Challenge time again!!!
This week over at SEW MANY CARDS we're doing a color challenge!!!
And this is a special challenge because its our last challenge for the year until we reopen with a new Design Team and New Releases in January 2010!!

Use any image but of course we would love to see you use a Sew Many Cards image, and what a great time to get them. Angela has an awesome sale going right now as I have detailed in the post below! 174 images for $25...WOW!!!!!! But hurry...the sale ends today! After today, they'll be available for $50 until the end of the year! Again all the details and links are in the post below this one!


Ok I got sidetracked! lol Back to the challenge. Use any image on your project, using any colors on your digital image...BUT the rest of your project can only have RED...RED...RED!!!
Please use Mr. Linky below to submit your entry or email me at jerisplace@cox.net and I'll be glad to submit it for you if you run into any problems!!!!
Please have all entries in by midnight on Dec 21st. The winner of this weeks challenge will receive 3 FREE images from the Sew Many Cards store!




Hope to see everyone joining!!!!
~SUPPLIES USED~
DCWV CHRISTMAS STACK
STAMPIN UP WHISPER WHITE CS
PRISMACOLOR PENCILS & GAMSOL
SEW MANY CARDS DIGITAL IMAGE
CROP A DILE
EYELETS
OLD CD
RIBBON
STICKLES
GLOSSY ESSENTIALS


This is also being submitted to the following blog challenges!!


Creative Card Crew -- Anything Goes
Die Cuts R Us -- Naughty Or Nice

Digital-Ink Co -- Last minute holiday project

Forever Friends -- Anything Goes

The Pink Elephant -- Winter/Christmas Project

Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps -- Whatever you've got that's shiny and glittery

Our Creative Corner -- Create a card or project with a Holiday Theme, Christmas or Hannukah

Stamp, Scrap & Doodles -- shaped card, mini or anything else as long as it is not a rectangle or square

Stamping Around: Sweet n Sassy Challenge -- Create a Last Minute Gift Using Stamps



Monday, December 14, 2009

~SEW MANY CARDS...2009 SUPER Release Digital Stamp Sale...$25 For All digital stamps released~

2009 SUPER Release Digital Stamp Sale...$25 For All digital stamps released
Sew Many Cards is doing a super sale for two days only!!!!!!!!!!!
Click HERE to go to the store and get yours while they last!All images that have been released so far are included in a HUGE collection for only $25- but after tomorrow, the price will go up to $50 and will only be available until the end of the year.


This collection has it all! Every image released in 2009 so far, as well as 7+ images that have not been released as of today, 12-14-09. Also included are the bonus packs that are not available for sale and quite a few other images never before seen. To top it off, this collection also includes the freebie Friday images you may have missed!
That's 174 images for only $25!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


The images in this collection are only available in .JPG format due to the size of the file.
If you find an image that is not included in this collection, please email at info@sewmanycards.com and Angela will make it right.
Links will expire shortly. You will need to request additional downloads after that time period. Please keep your email for reference. Also, because of the low price there is a limit on the number of downloads, please do not share your link with other people; direct them to the store so they can purchase their own collection.

~SEW MANY CARDS.....NEW DT CALL~

WOW! I can't believe how fast the time has flown!! It seems like just yesterday I was applying for a position on the Sew Many Cards DT and here it is, time to do it again! What a great experience it has been, but you can't have great experiences without awesome team members and a great owner!! I have gained some great friends and now it's time for you to have that chance as well!!!!

Sew Many Cards Design Team Call
We’ve had such a great time with our current design team, and are so thrilled that some will be staying. However, we’ve still got some empty spots to fill. We are seeking new members that are cheerful and sociable, passionate about their craft, and eager to promote the wide variety and fun images created at Sew Many Cards.
We are looking for several members to complete the Sew Many Cards design team! We are about enjoying challenges to bring out your best creativity that will inspire and encourage others to join in, and (most important) it’s about having a great time with a group of great friends!


What you will get
1. Free SEWN Together images.
2. 50% Store discount throughout your term (can also be used during sales).
3. A minimum of $10 in store credit for all pieces published in outside magazines.
4. Periodic SEWN Together Gift Certificates
5. Free Challenge stamps (stamps picked from DT wish list).
6. First view of new releases.
7. Your images posted in store gallery with link to your blogs, and posted on the Sew Many Cards blog.
8. Sew Many Cards Team Badge.
9. Periodic sponsor gifts.
10. New Friends and tons of fun!
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The new term is for 6 months, starting January through June 2010.
Design Team criteria are as follows:
1. Have an active blog or website.
2. Make a minimum of 1 card/craft project for each weekly (every Friday) SEWN Together Challenge.
3. Make a minimum of 1 card/craft project in 1 of our 2 events on our group each month.
4. Enter at least 1 card/craft (made with a Sew Many Cards image) in a community challenge 1 times per month.
5. Post at least 1 card/craft (made with a Sew Many Cards image) a month in galleries such as SNR, SCS or PCP.
6. Along with posting your challenge project on your blog, include techniques, tips and recipe for the challenge project.
7. Be willing to post store sales, challenges, and special events, on your blog or website.
8. Display the Sew Many Cards store, and blog logo on your blog/website (logo codes provided).
9. List DT members, and the Sew Many Cards creator’s blogs (Blog roll codes provided).
10. Make an honest effort to meet deadlines.
11. Visit all challenge participants blogs.
12. Allow cards to be displayed in Store gallery and on stamp creator’s blogs
13 Commit to 6 month term
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Send the following to
info@sewmanycards.com
1. Attach photos of two cards/crafts of what you feel are your best creations.
2. You Name & Address
3. Phone Number
4. A link to your blog/website where we can view other projects
5. Tell us a little about yourself and your creative history including past and current design teams, and why you would like to be on the Sew Many Cards Design Team
All submissions must be received by 11:59 pm EST, January 1, 2009
The New Design Team will be announced on our challenge blog,
http://digital.sewmanycards.com/ on January 6, 2010.
We ask that you be patient as we make our decision. We will notify you, via email, if you have been chosen. We thank you, and look forward to seeing your amazing creations!

Friday, December 11, 2009

~SEW MANY CARDS FREEBIE FRIDAY...O CHRISTMAS TREE~

Yessss it's FREEBIE FRIDAY once again at Sew Many Cards!! This week Angela made the cutest Christmas Tree!!! Of course yours will come uncolored! How do you get yours you ask?? Well let me tell ya...all you need to do is look right above, and sign up for the Sew Many Cards Newsletter!! Each Friday you'll receive your freebie in the newsletter along with important information, events and sometimes even special discount codes!! So what are you waiting for?? JOIN NOW!!!!


Also be sure to check out Sew Many Cards for the awesome blog candy Angela is offering right now!!! YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS IT!!!!!

AND don't forget that Sew Many Cards is sending out a DESIGN TEAM CALL!! There's more information on my blog a few posts down!! If interested, please submit all the pertinent information!!!

Hope everyone has a great weekend!!!

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

~SEW MANY CARDS WINTER THEME CHALLENGE~

Thanks to everyone that joined last weeks challenge!! We appreciate each and every one of our participants!! Be sure to pass the word to all your friends to come and join us every Tuesday!!!!

This week at Sew Many Cards, our challenge is a WINTER THEME challenge!! Make any project/card using a winter theme. We would love to see you use a Sew Many Cards image, but of course any images are welcome!!
All entries need to be submitted by midnight on Dec. 14!
The winner will receive 3 images of their choice from the Sew Many Cards Shop!!!

Please use Mr. Linky to submit your entry, or email me at jerisplace@cox.net with your entry if you don't have a blog and would like to play along!!!


My project this week is a card with ornament. When they're through with the card, they can take the polar bear snowflake ornament off the front and use it as an ornament!!

I'm also entering this card/ornament on the following blog challenges--
Pile It On -- use glitter in your project and of course combine our challenge with at least one more challenge from a different site

Stamptacular Sunday -- create a card or some other project that has LOTS and LOTS of bling, sparkle and shine! How you create such masterpiece is up to you…as long as it shines and incorporates stamping you’ve fulfilled the challenge!

Incy Wincy Designs -- This weeks challenge for you is SNOWFLAKES!!!! Make a card or project using SNOWFLAKES!

Kaboodle Blog -- Winter is fast approaching and we want you to create some projects using snowflakes.

Card Positioning Systems -- Sketch design

Digital Ink Co -- you will need to create any paper craft (using at least one Digital-Ink Co. stamp) and use a line or them of any Christmas song!

Caardvarks -- So...create a *new* card incorporating a digital element of some kind, even if it's just a computer-printed greeting.

Creative Card Crew -- Use gold or silver in your project

Digital Tuesday -- is make a card/project using at least one digital image and include something that sparkles or shines.

Paper Cutz Challenge -- Something with a snowflake or snowman
~SUPPLIES USED~

Sew Many Cards Image -- Polar Bear
Reece's Designs -- Christmas Time
Stamping Dragon Designs -- Christmas Sentiments
The Cutting Cafe -- Christmas Daily
DCWV -- The Christmas Glitter Stack
Stampin Up Whisper White Cardstock
Prismacolor Pencils & Gamsol
Glossy Accents
Ice Stickles -- Crystal Ice, Arctic Ice
Glitz Stickles -- Tiara

Thanks for looking and hope ya like!

~BLOG CANDY!...SEW MANY CARDS NEW RELEASE COUNTDOWN~

Here's my New Release reveal!!! Did ya get it right???? Hope you remembered to guess both images!!!!!!
It's Eris is a cup of cocoa and Bear in a stocking!!
I made an accordion folded card box organizer!!!
Hope ya like and we hope to see you at the next New Release party in Jan!!!

The SMC DT has done an amazing job
with their reveal creations! Here is the line up,
stop on by to see what everyone has been up to:
Angela (Store Owner)
Jeri
Cheri
Deanette
Donna
Georgia
Julie
Kim
Mary
Sarabeth

Sheila
Sherry
Trish
We also welcome you with open arms
to join us at our Ning Community
HERE
where you will find fun games, RAK Clubs,
Swappin Scraps Group, events & new friends!
Angela has also created an awesome
Newsletter where you can get the latest
and greatest on currently challenges,
tips & tricks, a weekly freebie and more!
Sign up
HERE!

Monday, December 07, 2009

~Toga Eating Cookies~

Below is a card I made for a few challenges I ran across! Please be sure to check their blogs out and participate in their great challenges!!! Lots of great prizes being offered!
Hope ya like and thanks for looking!!!

2RedBananas -- Project that makes you feel warm! When I look at this image of Toga, it reminds me of Christmas Eve, getting the cookies ready for Santa, sitting by the fire and then snuggling up in the bed and dreaming of all the presents that I wanted to see under the tree!!


Pile It On -- use glitter in your project and of course combine our challenge with at least one more challenge from a different site

Rosie-Dee's Challenge Blog -- Red, Green and a bit of bling! Nice and Christmassy themed

Stamptacular Sunday -- create a card or some other project that has LOTS and LOTS of bling, sparkle and shine! How you create such masterpiece is up to you…as long as it shines and incorporates stamping you’ve fulfilled the challenge!
Incy Wincy Designs -- This weeks challenge for you is SNOWFLAKES!!!! Make a card or project using SNOWFLAKES!
Kaboodle Blog -- Winter is fast approaching and we want you to create some projects using snowflakes.
The Pink Elephant -- Your Favorite Christmas Color Combo

Everybody Art -- Red and Green
Dare You To Digi -- Red, Green & Neutral
~SUPPLIES USED~
Stampin Up Whisper White Cardstock
DCWV Christmas Stack
Prismacolor Pencils & Gamsol
White Sheer Ribbon
Glitz Stickles -- Tiara
Stickles -- Xmas Red
Glistening Snowy Writer
Bling embellishments
Glossy Accents

Friday, December 04, 2009

~SEW MANY CARDS FREEBIE FRIDAY...CHEF BEAR~

Check out the awesome free image that Sew Many Cards is offering this week!!!! Don't miss your chance at getting it! Be sure to sign up for the newsletter so you don't miss any freebies and events!!! Don't forget our New Release Sneak Peeks and Blog Hop going on.
Read the post below for more details and Blog Candy!!!!
Sign up for the newsletter in my left sidebar!!


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