Tuesday, April 5, 2011

April Stamp of the Month

I can honestly say that when I first got this stamp set I wasn't feelin' it. Then I started working with it and I fell in love with it! So here is a layout using this awesome stamp set:

I think that what I love the most about this stamp set is that it has bases and fill-ins (I am 100% sure that these are not the correct technical terms for this, but that is what I am calling them!) This means that I can have an outline of a bird and some swirls in one color and the bird stamped in another. This is also useful when you want to give the bird a little dimension, just stamp the bird and cut it out and glue it on with some 3-D foam tape. ALL of the stamp shapes are this way in this stamp set, the flowers, the butterfly, the bird, ALL are this way. I LOVE it!

Anyway, back to the layout. I used the Wings paper pack and a pattern from the book Magic (this is my FAVORITE book of Jeanette's), Vineyard berry, black and juniper ink, and the Bohemian Alphabet (another new favorite!). Here is a close up of the magical element on this page:

Don't you just love the box of extra pictures! I am LOVIN' it. I really like it when I complete a project and it turns out nice. Awww, success. Anyway, don't forget to check out yesterdays post for the specials and how you can get this stamp set for free this month. Also Jeanette Lynton has some awesome artwork using this stamp set on her blog, just go here to check it out!

Monday, April 4, 2011

Winners and April specials

Holy Moly was that a sad turnout for a giveaway! So both of you win! WAHOO for you! So just email me (sharesalarsen@gmail.com) and let me know what type of cards you want, birthday, congrats, etc. and your address and we will get those to you! So on to the specials in April.

I am really excited about both of these specials, why you might ask, well because they are awesome! The first that I will share is the Lovin Level 1. If you purchase $100 on my website you will get a free level 1 kit. This is awesome because you can take advantage of the while supplies last specials (right now there are some awesome bundles with paper, stickease, embellishments etc.) If you are wanting to take part in this please email me (sharesalarsen@gmail.com) first because I have a special link that will allow me to send you some other special goodies (stamps, ink pads, markers, etc.) for ordering $100. This option will also allow you to get the April Stamp of the Month for free. (check back tomorrow for some artwork!) So many freebies and great deals, I hope you all email me and let me know you want the special link so I can give you more goodies!

The other special this month is for Studio J members (which if you want to be a member you can purchase the year membership for $99 with the link that I can email you and that will go towards your $100 for the first special!). Throughout April Studio J members will get one FREE package each of Clear Sparkels and Opaques Pearl gems (retail value of $5.90) for every 10 custom-printed layouts purchased in a single order. If you have questions about being a member of Studio J, just ask me! I love Studio J and would love to share it with everyone!