Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Let's Hear it for the Boys!

I chose to use a digital stamp (designed by the lovely Annie Rodrigue!) for my Dad, who runs his own import/export tobacco/pipe/cigar business. What do you think?


The quote is from Mark Twain. Dad saw this card this morning and liked it and told me a story about how Mark Twain tried to quit smoking several times, but found that it would take him months to write a few chapters when he did. When he would start smoking again he would be able to just write and write and finish up his material, and then he would throw out the previous writing that he did prior to smoking again because "it wasn't worth reading." I thought it was a cute story.

Monday, August 27, 2012

Only Young Once

But you can be immature for a lifetime! Ain't that the truth!? That's the sentiment on the latest card I've designed. I like this card because it makes me smile - not only is the sentiment true, but it's got this goofy little picture of an old lady riding one of those coin-operated kid's toys outside grocery stores! Funny, it makes me chuckle. It's a birthday card and perfect for that someone you know who may be older, but still has a rambunctious streak!!!


Hahah!! You're only as old as you feel, and I hope I never feel old. I'd rather act my shoe size, thanks...
Hope this little card made you smile!

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Bombshell Stamps August Challenge - "Make it Scrappy"

Hi All and Welcome Back.

This month's Pin Up Challenge was to 'Make it Scrappy' at Bombshell Stamps. Well, I couldn't make up my mind! Its too difficult to pick just one stamp! So I combined a bunch and went with a nautical theme. I hope you like it. I had a lot of fun making this scrap page! What is your favorite nautical theme Bombshell stamp?


Upper left hand corner

lower left hand corner

lower right hand corner

Well what do you think?! Please share your thoughts and ideas in the comment section below. I'm excited to hear your thoughts and get your feedback! :-D

Cheers!

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

August Sketch Challenge - Bombshell Stamps

Welcome Back!

I kept this month's sketch at Bombshell Stamps pretty simple. I'm still settling in and I don't have all of my craft items in one place yet, but I got to use my new Koi Tattoo set and Banner Sayings set! Hope you enjoy it.



Monday, August 6, 2012

Bombshell Birthday Sale! Only thru August 7th!

Hi Ladies (and Gents!)
As you know, August marks Bombshell Stamps' 5th Birthday! There are TONS of challenges going on in the forum, AND there's a huge 25% off sale going on. But it only lasts until tomorrow, so head on over to the website and see what's happening before you run out of time!
Cheers!

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Bombshell Stamps Guest Design Team Call

Hey all!

We at Bombshell Stamps are holding our Guest Design Team Call!

Each Pin-up receives a free set of stamps, a generous discount to Bombshell's store, will be featured on Bombshell Stamps' website and blog, sets our monthly challenge, and shares four (4) items (cards, scrap layouts, altered art) during her month.

If the Pin-up rocks her guest design gig, she's asked to join the Bombshell Girls (our Design Team). So hurry and get your submissions in!!! What a great opportunity!!!

Please send an email containing the following information to: designteam@bombshellstamps.com

1. Name:

2. Address:

3. Email:

4. Phone number:

5. Blog or website address:

6. Links to any online galleries you may have:

7. Related forums/message boards that you like to visit and participate (we do NOT need your forum nickname):

8. Three (3) items, cards, or layouts using stamps as the main focus. Your submissions don't need to be brand new and do not need to have Bombshell Stamps used, but should not have been published or submitted for publication for a printed or online magazine. However, if you do have Bombshell Stamps, please use them!

9. Please note if you are a current or past design team member for any other companies. (We do not expect you to work solely for us).

10. Please tell us a few words about what you like about stamping and why you'd like to become a Bombshell Stamps design team member.

All submissions must be received by 12:00am PDT on September 14, 2012. New design team members will be contacted by September 20, 2012.

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