Friday, December 9, 2011

"Thrifty Christmas-Making Handmade Gifts" Blog Hop!!

Welcome to The Stamping Boutique’s
"Thrifty Christmas-Making Handmade Gifts" Blog Hop!!

We are very excited about the holidays and know for many money is tight this year, but that doesn’t mean you cannot give great gifts! Our Elves, oh I mean design team have been busy in their workshops coming up with some fabulous projects to help you with those last minute gift ideas. What better way to show you than to have a

You won’t want to miss this hop and because we know you are all busy getting all the preparations done for the holidays, this hop will run all weekend. The hop starts today, Friday
December 9th @ 12:01 am (CST) and runs until Sunday December 11th @ 11:59 pm (CST).

If you have hopped over from <Insert blog link to the stop before yours>, then you are in the right place. If you just happened to stop by and would like to join our hop from the beginning, please go to Christy’s blog- and follow along for a chance to win some AMAZING blog candy along the way and PRIZES at the end.

Each designer along the way is featuring a project that showcases a digital image from The Stamping Boutique store. Be sure to visit all the design’s blogs and leave a comment (we will be checking). Each designer will be giving away (1) FREE image from our store to one random commenter.

Once you have finished the hop, make sure to leave a comment on HERE on The Stamping Boutique Challenge Blog for your chance to win a $25 gift certificate for our store. Remember to be eligible for all prizes, YOU MUST COMMENT ON EACH STOP ALONG THE WAY!

Here is the hop order in case you get lost along the way:

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Blog Candy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The Stamping Boutique is offering blog candy to one lucky lady (or gentleman). It's valued at over $100.00 and includes designer papers, rubons, embellishments, red rubber stamps from TSB and the list goes on and on. Easy peasy rules are:

1. Make sure you are a blog follower. Only a follower will win.
2. Leave me a comment and let me know you in the drawing.
3. Post this blog candy on your blog with a link back to this post.

That's it. If you get a friend to enter, leave a comment to let me know and you'll be entered twice.

Also, if you become a follower of my personal blog, you'll gain an entry. Just leave me a comment over there. My Little Art Blog

The drawing will be held on January 8, 2012.
Well, what are you waiting for????????? You can't win if you don't enter!!!

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Today's "One Buck Wednesday" deal...

All Valentine's day images are one buck each for today only!!!!
You can find them here. Have a wonderful Wednesday!!! 

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Challenge #21~No traditional Christmas Colors and Winner!

Hello all TSB lovers!!! Have you seen Tracey's new snowman...he's totally cute!!!

I am very excited to share with you the winner of challenge #20 so lets get started!!!

Winner Challenge #20

First...this card is really great...don't you just love the coloring and border punch? BUT....(and I already had planned on showing "him" some extra love and it turns out he was the winner through you notice I said "him". This is truely the first guy card maker I have across and I just think it's GREAT!!! Now Andy you will have to keep joining us and you are going to get 3 images from our store so you can even create with TSB images!!!!
~~~Sorry...forgot to post my email

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Challenge #21
No traditional Christmas Colors
It's that time of year...we need to get those Christmas cards made...look who's talking...the one that hasn't even started her's for this challenge I don't want to see any red or green, gold or silver...

Look at all the lovely non-Christmas colors the DT used for their Christmas creations!!!

used sledding snowman with some very pretty blue DP! I love the sparkle on the presents!

I love these colors...and don't those snowfriends look great? A very nice monocromatic layout soooo pretty! Do you see that bird and all that wonderful distressing!!!

used gingerbread man with buttons and I really like this different shaped card...very nice...that sentiment is super cute too!

using happy happy snowman really thinked outside of the box with her non-traditional colors....isn't it just adorable!!!

How lovely and bright and just simply beautiful is Serenity with these great colors?

using KK winter...with some wonderful purple that die cut and that silky looking ribbon!\

LOVE this black and white card. That embossing is fab and that!!!

she used one of my fav ladies...PJL Christmas shopping and used some very lovely lace and fancy snowflake...and that cute tag hanging to the side!

Monday, December 5, 2011

Inspiration from the Design Team

Heide has created the perfect holiday card using "holly berry with ribbon" image,
visit her blog for all the details!

 Who, who created this beautiful creation using "owl" image?  Well that would be Ali (Dragonlady) for the challenge this week at Fab 'n Funky Challenges that TSB is sponsoring.
Ali has also created this winter wonderland delight using "Snowman Snowglobe Shaker" image, this is for the challenge we are sponsoring at IC Sketches.  Check out all the details on her blog HERE!

Miranda used this adorable "Winter Time Smoochie" to create a real WOW card also for IC Sketches.  The challenge end today at 11:59 pm CST, to check out deets on Miranda's card visit here blog HERE!


Lawren has been very busy creating a variety of fabulous projects perfect for all occasions, check out all the details on her blog HERE. To pick up any of the images she has used check out the following links:

Check out these 2 spectacular cards from Aletha, talk about colors that pop!!!  She had used 
"puppy surprise" for top card and the uber stylish "Princess Jennifer Latte Shopping in the City"- check out her blog HERE to see more of her amazing designs!

It's "Freebie for our Fabulous Follower's" Day!!!!!!

Have a wonderful Monday friends!
(this image is only available for 24 hours-if you've missed it, become a follower and don't miss another one)

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Bring it on!!!!

I know what I'm going to be doing today!!!! ;)
Have a beautiful Sunday!