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8 posts from February 2012

February 23, 2012

Our Challenge Winner, DT Thursday, And Our New Challenges

What a really great challenge we had!  Our challenge winner, for our "Hey There, Hi, Hello Challenge", is Doris at The Stamping Tower.  Congratulations, Doris, and happy shopping!  If the any of you missed all of the DT members beautiful designs and the other entries for the challenge, you can check them out HERE.

This DT Thursday is brought to you by DT member, Laura Fulcher!!  Her blog is awesome.  She is also responsible for the wonderful video posted in Cover-A-CardTM area for the Mega MountTM in our online store.  This week she used some more of our new Spring images, of course!!  The one used below is by Hannah Davies.  So with a glance at her 'sneak peek' let's get on over to her blog, HERE.  While you are there, let her know what you think.  Looks like a lot of totally cute fun from here!

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Our new challenges are listed in the sidebar to your left. Notice we are having monthly NEW STAMP releases through June.  They are awesome, cute, pretty, and fun too.  You won't want to miss out.  The Design Team will design cards with the stamps released that month.  You will still be able to join in the challenges by building your card around the theme.

So with that in mind, our next challenge is Thursday, March 1, and is a "True Blue" Challenge.  Below are the guidelines to get you started:

  • It will continue until the following Wednesday evening, March 7, at 10 p.m., EST.
  • Use the Inlinkz link at the bottom of the March 7 post.
  • You are not required to use the newest IO stamps.
  • You are required to use ALL IO stamps.
  • You have a chance to win a $25 gift certificate.

Get busy out there and join us for our next challenge and invite a friend to enjoy it with you!!!  Thanks for stopping by to look and share!

 

 Shirley

 

February 16, 2012

"Hey There, Hi, Hello Challenge"

Today starts our "Hey There, Hi, Hello Challenge".  Our DT members are ready for you to stop by and check out their great cards. Some have asked, "What kind of hello?"  I say almost any type of card says hello.  Don't you think?  If you have any questions please don't hesitate to EMAIL ME.  So let's get to it and check out their blogs below, before you add your card at the end of the post.

Would you like to participate in the challenge for a chance to win a $25 Gift Certificate?  The challenge guidelines are below and the rules are posted at the bottom of this post:

  • Use the Inlinkz thumbnail format at the bottom of this post. 
  • Ending time for this challenge is next Wednesday, February 22, at 10 p.m. EST.
  • The winner is picked using Random.org.
  • The players are notified of the winner by email that night. 
  • The winner's name will be posted with the DT Thursday post on February 23.

Thanks in advance for playing and joining in the fun everyone!

I just received the new dates and challenge themes.  They will be posted by Friday at the latest.    New stamp releases are scheduled for once a month through June .

Hope you week has been great so far!! Can't wait to see your creativity with this challenge, and thanks for stopping by to join in the fun and say hi!

 

 Shirley

 

CHALLENGE RULES:

February 14, 2012

Happy Valentine's Day Everyone And Some News For You!

I just found out that DT member Dina Kowal has some blog candy give aways on her blog.  For the details go HERE.  Looks like she has some great goodies to give away.

Next Thursday, February 16, will be our  "Hey There, Hi, Hello" challenge, will start and continue until the following Wednesday evening, February 22, at 10 p.m.  Our future challenges will also be listed by then.  If you would like a chance to win a $25 gift certificate, create your card for our "Hey There, Hi, Hello Challenge" and enter it using the Inlinkz at the bottom of the February 16 post.  If you have questions please email me.  My email is right under my name near the top of the sidebar.

Get busy out there and join us for our next challenge!!! Have a great Valentine's Day and thanks for stopping by to look and share!

 

 Shirley

 

February 09, 2012

It's DT Thursday Time

We don't have a winner from a challenge today because we had 6 Winners last week during our "DT & FAN BLOG HOP".  Thank you all again for your participation and for making it a really fun week.

If any of you missed all of the DT members beautiful designs for the hop, you can check them out by either going to the NEW 2012 STAMPS Gallery or the Design Team member's Gallery down below that area, under the Cards Gallery at the top of the blog. 

This DT Thursday is brought to you by DT member, Daniela Dobson!!  I have always enjoyed visiting on her blog.  She is so creative and her cards are really an inspiration.  This week is no exception.  She used more of our NEW SPRING images, of course!!  So with a glance at her 'sneak peek' let's get on over to her blog, HERE.  While you are there, let her know what you think.  Looks like a lot of fun from here!

DT Daniela

Next Thursday, February 16, will be our "Hey There, Hi, Hello" challenge:

  • It will continue until the following Wednesday evening, February 22, at 10 p.m, EST.
  • We use Inlinkz at the bottom of the challenge post. 
  • Participants have a chance to win a $25 gift certificate for use in our Online Store.
  •  If you have questions please email me.  My email is right under my name near the top of the sidebar to the right.

Get busy out there and join us for our next challenge!!!  Thanks for stopping by to look and share!

 

 Shirley

 

February 04, 2012

CHA Design Team And Fan Blog Hop - Day 5 Winners

We have 2 winners to announce today.  Our first winner for Friday's hop is Tera Fujan at Stamp Queen.  Congratulations, Tera, and have fun shopping!

Our next winner is from the drawing that required everyone to comment on every blog for the five days to be eligible.  That winner is Karen McAlpine at Dreaming And Creating.  Congratulations, Karen.

We want to thank everyone for their participation this week and for making the hop such a success.  Next Thursday, February 16, will be our "Hey There, Hi, Hello" challenge:

  • It will continue until the following Wednesday evening, February 22, at 10 p.m, EST.
  • We use Inlinkz at the bottom of the challenge post. 
  • Participants have a chance to win a $25 gift certificate for use in our Online Store.
  •  If you have questions please email me.  My email is right under my name near the top of the sidebar to the right.

If you are in the Lawrencevile, GA, area the Heirloom Productions Lawrenceville Rubber Stamp and Paper Arts Festival is taking place today and tomorrow.  The information for it is HERE.  Mitra will be there with lots of new stamps and gorgeous cards for you to see.

I hope you enjoyed our hop and New Spring stamps!! Thanks for helping to make the week a great success and for stopping by to look and share!

 

 Shirley

 

February 03, 2012

CHA Design Team And Fan Blog Hop - Day 5

Our winner for yesterday's hop is Ellen Taylor at The Serendipitous Stamper.  Congratulations, Ellen, and have fun shopping!  The winners of our drawing for today's hop and the total week hop will be announced here tomorrow between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.

Our blog hop ends tonight.   Check out the Blog Hop Information below.   You still have time to join us in the fun!!  The links are set up so when you click on their name you are right where you would comment.

CHA is over, but our celebration of our new images continues and the "CHA DT & Fan Blog Hop - DAY Five" begins.  After you stop by the DT blogs below, to see some more of our Spring 2012 images,  you can also view the new stamps in our Online Store HERE.  So off we go and I'll be looking with you.  See the details of how to do the hop below the members blogs.  Be sure to comment on this blog too.

 DT & FAN BLOG HOP INFORMATION

  • A $25 Gift Certificate Drawing every day and
  • An additional $25 Gift certificate awarded on Friday for use in our online store

For you to be eligible to win you should:

  • START AND COMMENT HERE every day to see which DT Members are participating.
  • Comment on every participating DT member's blog listed for today, including the IO blog, to be eligible for today's drawing.
  • For Friday's all week drawing you must have completed all comments for Monday through Friday.  Both hop drawings end at 12:00 a.m. EST tonight.
  • This means someone today has a chance for $50 worth of free stamps today (sigh)!
  • You can go back to each day and comment to have a chance in today's 5 day drawing.
  • The winners for today and for the 5 day drawing will be announced tomorrow between 10:00 a.m. and 12 p.m.

Our next challenge, "Hey There, Hi, Hello" starts:

  • On Thursday, February 16 and
  • Continues until the following Wednesday evening, February 22, at 10 p.m., EST.
  • Use the Inlinkz at the bottom of the February 16 post.
  • Participants have a chance to a $25 gift certificate.

I have had a few people ask if I was going to the Heirloom Productions Lawrenceville Rubber Stamp and Paper Arts Festival on February 4-5.  The information for it is HERE.  I will not be going, but Mitra will be there.

I hope you are enjoying Day Five of our hop!! Thanks for helping to make the week a great success and for stopping by to look and share!

 

 Shirley

 

February 02, 2012

CHA Design Team And Fan Blog Hop - Day 4

Our winner for yesterday's hop is Denise Bryant .  Congratulations, Denise, and have fun shopping!  Will you please email me so I know where to email your $25 Gift Certificate for our online store.

CHA is over, but our celebration of our new images continues and the "CHA DT & Fan Blog Hop - DAY Four" begins.  After you stop by the DT blogs below, to see some more of our Spring 2012 images, you can also view the new stamps in our Online Store.  So let's get to it and while you are there, let them know what you think.  See the details of how to do the hop below the members blogs.  Be sure to comment on this blog too.

Below are the rules for this week's DT & FAN BLOG HOP, which continues through this Friday. There will be a $25 Gift Certificate Drawing every day and an additional $25 Gift certificate awarded on Friday, for use in our online store, which has all of the new stamps.  For you to be eligible to win you should:

  • START AND COMMENT HERE every day to see which DT Members are participating.
  • Comment on every participating DT member's blog listed for today, including the IO blog, to be eligible for today's drawing.
  • For Friday's all week drawing you must have completed all comments for Monday through Friday.  Both hop drawings end at 12:00 a.m. EST tonight.
  • This means someone today has a chance for $50 worth of free stamps today (sigh)!
  • You can go back to each day and comment to have a chance in today's 5 day drawing.
  • The winners for today and for the 5 day drawing will be announced tomorrow between 10:00 a.m. and 12 p.m.

I have had a few people ask if I was going to the Heirloom Productions Lawrenceville Rubber Stamp and Paper Arts Festival on February 4-5.  The information for it is HERE.  I will not be going, but Mitra will be there.  If you know you are going to be there and would like to let other IO fans know, in case they are going too and want to meet up, you can leave a comment below.

I hope you are enjoying Day 4 of our hop!! Thanks for stopping by to look and share!

 

 Shirley

 

February 01, 2012

CHA Design Team And Fan Blog Hop - Day 3

Our winner for yesterday's hop is Tracey Kuzniak from My World Of Cards. Scrapbooking, and Triathlons.  Congratulations, Tracey, and have fun shopping!  You will be receiving an email about your $25 Gift Certificate for our Online Store.

This is the "CHA DT Fan Blog Hop - DAY THREE".  The DT members participating today listed below.  Images used are from our Spring 2012 catalog. You can also view the new stamps in our Online Store HERE and HERE.  So let's get to it and while you are there, let them know what you think so you can be eligible for today's drawing and a start for Friday's drawing too (details below)!!

Below are the rules for this week's DT & FAN BLOG HOP, which begins today, and continues through this Friday.  For you to be eligible to win you should:

  • Start here every day to see which DT Members are participating and to link to their blogs.
  • Comment here and on every participating DT member's blog on that day to be eligible for that day's drawing for the $25 Gift Certificate.
  • For Friday's drawing you must have completed all comments for Monday through Friday.
  • This means someone on Friday has a chance for $50 worth of free stamps (sigh)!  Maybe more for the week if Random.org loves them! ;-)
  • You can go back to each day to catch up for Friday's drawing and the 5 day drawing.
  • Each day's winner will be announced on the next day's post.

I hope you have enjoyed the Day Three of our hop!! Thanks for stopping by to look and share!!

This is also CHA week, through today, Wednesday.  Any of you who live near Anaheim, CA, can get all of the details about who can attend, etc. HERE.  If you can, I know Mitra would love to see you!  By the way, our Design Team Member, Dina Kowal from Mama Dini's Stamperia, will also be at the booth from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and 4 p.m.-6 p.m. today.

I hope you are enjoying Day 3 of our hop!! Thanks for stopping by to look and share!

 

 Shirley

 

Mitra Friant

Impression Obsession Owner
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Jeanne Streiff

Blog/Social Media Coordinator
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Kelli Richardson
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Daniela Dobson

Dina Kowal

Ellen Taylor

Jeanne Streiff

Jenny Gropp

Julie Koerber

Kittie Caracciolo

Laura Fulcher

Vicki Garrett

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