Thursday, April 23, 2015

Birthday Bash Unity Blog Hop 04.23.15!

Congratulations and Happy Birthday to Unity. It’s been seven years—Wow! Here’s to many more to come.

We’re all celebrating hop style by showcasing some of Unity’s NEW releases along the way, giving you a chance to comment our blogs to win some Unity goodies, and Unity’s got an AMAZING sale, too.

Here’s a layout I put together showcasing a NEW stamp set by Donna Downey called “Loop Bloom Flowers”. I used these doodly-doo flowers to embellish around the photo strip.

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The above pictures were taken photo-booth style on a trip my daughter and her boyfriend took to visit my son and his girlfriend recently. I’m pretty sure they all had a good time. They look so happy and carefree. Ahh . . . I fondly remember my twenties. Really.

I also used the NEW sentiment kit, “Bright Happy You”.

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. . . AND April’s SMAK Kit, “Leave Ordinary Behind”.

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LOOK at what else I made with this month’s SMAK!

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Lately canvases have been my go-to when I’m in the mood to JUST create. I’ve got to figure out what to do with them as my collection is growing at leaps and bounds. Got any ideas?

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We have TWO amazing Unity filled prize packages to giveaway. Leave a comment on EACH blog in the hop (including the Unity blog) for your chance to win. The winners will be announced Monday night on the Unity blog.

  blog: http://theunitystampco.blogspot.com/

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Be sure you take advantage of Unity’s latest promotion: http://www.unitystampco.com/

SALE STARTS AT NOON CENTRAL TIME

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PLEASE share your lovely creations on Facebook with the Unity {show & tell) Facebook group. Lots of us check-in there daily (I check in several times daily--I’m addicted to inspiration).

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Thank you all so much for hopping along with us and leaving positive comments. They are MUCH appreciated. If you ever have questions regarding my creative process or crafty items or tools that I use along the journey, PLEASE leave me your questions in the comments.

Click on the next picture below to be taken to the next blog in the hop for some Unity inspiration!

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Unity Blog Hop 04.09.15!!

Greetings and welcome to another Unity Thursday Hop!

Today kicks off the NEW Unity {be inspired} Challenge with a NEW sentiment kit, “Bright Happy You”.

Here’s a peek at the NEW challenge AND the NEW sentiment kit.

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Here’s how I used the color challenge with the NEW sentiment kit to make a quick and easy card.

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Enter the challenge as you can win LOTS of beautiful rubber stamps from Unity Stamp Company--$100 worth of stamps!! Check out the challenge blog for all the details.

THE fabulous Tenia won the challenge last month--visit her blog and leave her some love and congrats.

We have TWO amazing Unity filled prize packages to giveaway. Leave a comment on EACH blog in the hop (including the Unity blog) for your chance to win. The winners will be announced Monday night on the Unity blog.

  blog: http://theunitystampco.blogspot.com/

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Be sure you take advantage of Unity’s latest promotion:  http://www.unitystampco.com/

SALE STARTS AT NOON CENTRAL TIME

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PLEASE share your lovely creations on Facebook with the Unity {show & tell) Facebook group. Lots of us check-in there daily (I check in several times daily--I’m addicted to inspiration).

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Thank you all so much for hopping along with us and leaving positive comments. They are MUCH appreciated. If you ever have questions regarding my creative process or crafty items or tools that I use along the journey, PLEASE leave me your questions in the comments.

Click on the next picture below to be taken to the next blog in the hop for some Unity inspiration!

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Unity Blog Hop 03.26.15!

Hooray—we’re hopping along to the tune of Unity!

I’ve got a couple of airbrushed tags to share with you today using one of the new releases, “Don't Be Like the Rest of Them” created by Jake Wangen. This kit is just the right amount of inspiration to get you going in a happy, creative way. My hubby recently surprised me with an airbrush kit and I couldn’t wait to get these images with my new toy.

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What I like about using the airbrush is that you’re able to use just a drop or two of distress paint or ink in the airbrush and it goes a really long way.  In the above tag, I sprayed black soot distress paint over a custom (DIY) stencil and had AMAZING coverage. In just seconds, I had an awesome background to place the stamped images on.

So far, I’ve found the airbrushes to be effective for a few reasons—they cover an area pretty well, they push out air AND water which play nicely with distress inks, paints, and they’re fun with stencils.

Here’s another tag using some distress inks and inks from Dylusions Ink spray bottles. Of course, I could just spray it from the bottle, but it seems like you waste so much ink doing that and you don’t have much control. I was amazed and pleasantly surprised with the control of the airbrush.

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I’m hoping to do an airbrush video once I gain more practice and discover what they can do for us. I hope you’re interested, too.

Here’s a peek at the new stamp set I used above, “Don’t Be Like the Rest of Them”.

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And now onto the really, really good stuff!

We have TWO amazing Unity filled prize packages to giveaway (Unity sign not included). Leave a comment on EACH blog in the hop (including the Unity blog) for your chance to win. The winners will be announced Monday night on the Unity blog.

  blog:http://theunitystampco.blogspot.com/

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Good luck to you ALL!

Be sure you take advantage of Unity’s latest promotion by clicking the graphic below which is just like a magical portal that will take you away to Unity Stamp Company where you can

SHOP—SHOP--SHOP!

SALE STARTS AT NOON CENTRAL TIME

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And check this out, too! Wow!

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PLEASE share your lovely creations on Facebook with the Unity {show & tell) Facebook group. Lots of us check-in there daily (I check in several times daily--I’m addicted to inspiration).

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Thank you all so much for hopping along with us and leaving positive comments. They are MUCH appreciated. If you ever have questions regarding my creative process or crafty items or tools that I use along the journey, PLEASE leave me your questions in the comments.

Click on the next picture below to be taken to the next blog in the hop for some Unity inspiration!