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Custom Collection Sundays

It’s time for Custom Collection Sundays… on a Tuesday! We are almost back on schedule here, the fun will continue!  What is a Custom Collection Sundays? It is a chance for each of you to request a Custom Collection from one of our Designers. Every week one person wins their request.

On September 28 Gail Wilde won her request for a POSITIVE collection specifically for people with disabilities by Nibbles Skribbles and me:

I have not seen a realistic, POSITIVE kit about the many ways those of us who are disabled strive to stay physically -and- mentally fit. I’m not just talking about the Para-Olympics, but other things as well. My right foot has painful problems that make it very hard to walk. (My body doesn’t tolerate pain meds) Two small strokes made me a bit disoriented. Under my desk is a little pedal/cycle machine that I’m using right now- a gift from my daughter and son-in-law. Next to my apartment are the winding lobby stairs, and I walk down and back up those stairs at least once a day. Also, at the urging of my neurologist, I do puzzles, sudoku, etc., read a lot of ebooks (so many free ebooks are available), and of course, digital scrapbooking, genealogy, and more. Most of us know at least one person who is disabled, and it would be interesting to see how others cope, also.

from: Gail Wilde

This week we have a little sneak peek from our soon-to-be-released Think Positive:

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It is time to pick a new Custom Collections Sunday winner!  I had quite a few fabulous request to choose from:

I’d love a realistic Scottish collection, something that looks like a visit, and nothing bright or cutesy. I was thinking of soft colors, deep earthy ones and gentle lighter ones. Maybe weathered earth textures, stone, scenic papers, and textile textures like a subtle woven plaid, tweeds, heathered aran knits with cables… I thought elements could include things Celtic/Scottish, definitely including heather and thistle. It seems like it would need several pieces of metal; fixtures, jewelry, weapons… Oh, and tea and scones, maybe?

from: Rebecca Galla

Congrats to Bryony for having her idea selected! I live in Southern California so I know I will be able to use some of the same elements.

I would love to see a modern sewing kit. Current style sewing machine, thread spools, scissors, rotary cutter (current tools), bobbins, a touch of quilting, pin cushions, embroidery, decorative stitches, fabric bolts, denim, lace, linen and tulle. I love the look of the wire dress forms. Colors would probably be black & white along with current brighter colors – chartreuse, plum, dazzling blue, etc. Thanks for the chance to see a kit like this!

from: Steph

I would like to see a kit for Girl Scouts. (I know, I already won a collection…not trying to be greedy…and this is a repeat suggestion.)
Colors would be the colors of the vests. WA would include something like leadership, respect, friendship, honor…
Thank you for letting me express my ideas!

from: Andie

And the winner this week…. Rae!

I would love to see a Autumn Rustic/Country Wedding Theme…. The colors are gorgeous and tying it in with items like burlap and lace and autumn flowers ( or autumn colors) would be gorgeous. You don’t see many kits with this theme and with my daughter and a few friends getting married with this theme… I would love to do some pages for them and create a memory book for them :)

from: Rae Lynn Simpson

Min, Carin Grobe Design, is already hard at work on your fabulous request!

Very important note: I will post a new winner every week, however, please do not expect your Custom Collection to be ready within a week.  Scrapbooking Collections take time, and that time varies by Designer.  Some of our team are full-time designers, others are part-time. Some are new mommies with littles at home, and others are Grandmothers.  Some of us are both.

I cannot wait to see the requests this week, please post away your biggest wishes in the comments below.  Comments are open to everyone.  New comments, and repeat comments are welcome.  I will post a new winner next week, along with a new release & a sneak peek!

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It’s time for Custom Collection Sundays… on a Wednesday! We are a little of schedule here, but that doesn’t mean we have to miss out on any of the fun.  What is a Custom Collection Sundays? It is a chance for each of you to request a Custom Collection from one of our Designers. Every week one person wins their request.

On September 21 Stash Empress won her request for a Rainbow Loom-inspired collection by A-Manda Creations!

Well – lets see if third time’s the charm?
I’d love to see a collection devoted to the Rainbow Loom/rubber band craze! My daughter (and grandkids too) have been very involved with this new craft & have made all kinds of amazing things, not just bracelets, but all kinds of cute objects. PLEASE!!!???!!!!

from: Stash Empress

This week, Amanda has released her brandnew Woven Rainbow collection in her store.

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Just looking at the bright, happy, colors puts a smile on my face. Stash Empress, check your email for your FREE copy of this gorgeous collection today!  Amanda has also graciously given me a 10% additional coupon off Woven Rainbow Page Kit; Woven Rainbow Mega Bundle or Woven Rainbow BIG Bundle for the rest of our faithful readers.  Use coupon code:  WOVEN10
Note: Coupon expires October 30, 2014

Now, it’s time for my favorite part of every week… picking a new Custom Collections Sunday winner!  I had quite a few fabulous request to choose from:

Great kits so far. I still would like an old Persia or old Isfahan kit. Persian carpets, miniatures, bazaars, isfahani cloths, caravanserai, spices, brass, copper, Omar Khayyam poetry, persian garden, Ancient architechture, nomads. Colors could be from an Isfahani carpet reds, deep blues , yellows or Nain carpets, Ivory, beige, dark and light blues. It might even be cool as an art journal type kit.

from: Dana J.

I would love to see a kit devoted to Norway ” Frozen “. I am a bit bias to this subject because we are sailing the fjords of Norway this coming Spring. Yes, I will be singing – Let it Go! After, the cruise we are going to Sweden and Denmark. I need proper supplies to scrap our 3 week trip. LOL

from: Bev

I would love to see a Autumn Rustic/Country Wedding Theme…. The colors are gorgeous and tying it in with items like burlap and lace and autumn flowers ( or autumn colors) would be gorgeous. You don’t see many kits with this theme and with my daughter and a few friends getting married with this theme… I would love to do some pages for them and create a memory book for them :)

from: Rae Lynn Simpson

And the winner this week…. Bryony!

I’d love a summertime Christmas kit please! With no snowflakes!!! Love the snow but we have swimming/tennis/bbq/lunch outside on Christmas day. Colours could be light green/yellow and silver glitter with touch of red.

from: Bryony

Val, Valentina’s Creations, is almost done with a collection inspired by Bryony‘s request! Check out this adorable sneak peek:

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Bryony please check your email (that you used to register on our blog) for a note with the details from me.

Very important note: I will post a new winner every week, however, please do not expect your Custom Collection to be ready within a week.  Scrapbooking Collections take time, and that time varies by Designer.  Some of our team are full-time designers, others are part-time. Some are new mommies with littles at home, and others are Grandmothers.  Some of us are both.

I cannot wait to see the requests this week, please post away your biggest wishes in the comments below.  Comments are open to everyone.  New comments, and repeat comments are welcome.  I will post a new winner next week, along with a new release & a sneak peek!

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Custom Collection Sundays

Earlier this month I introducted Custom Collection Sundays.  A chance for each of you to request a Custom Collection from one of our Designers. Every week one person wins their request.  On September 14  Andie won her request for a vintage-style pharmacy collection:

I might be a “second request” again… LOL! I would like to see an “adult-themed” Pharmacy kit. It could also double as a Chemistry kit or a Science kit, or even a Doctor’s kit. I would like to see the “Rx” symbol that pharmacists use and some molecular models. An occasional “exploding experiment” would probably fit too. White lab coats, beakers and test tubes, Bunsen burners, periodic table, bottles filled with different pills, written out prescriptions… etc.
“WA” could include “drawings” of the molecular structures on a chalk board… Ideally, it would have “heritagey” colors with a touch of white and light blue.

Thanks for the chance!

from: Andie

Diane, ADB Designs, got to work right away and this week her absolutely stunning The Apothecary Shoppe hit the store:

The Apothecary Shoppe

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Andie has received the entire The Apothecary Shoppe Collection (+ FWP Photo Masks) FREE! For all our loyal blog readers I have an additional 10% off coupon code.  Use coupon code: APOTHECARY10 at checkout.

This coupon is for The Apothecary Shoppe Collection (+ FWP Photo Masks) or The Apothecary Shoppe Page Kit. Coupon expires October 15, 2014.
Note: our shopping cart allows the use of only coupon per purchase.

I want to say I had a hard time picking a winner this week, because there were some brilliant requests I would like to see come to life:

There are some awesome suggestions for kits!
I would like a western theme kit. Western saddle, tack etc., cows (no dairy cows), horses,barn,dogs, cats. It doesn’t need to have all the items :)
Thank you!

from: Janie N.

I would love to see a Christmas kit showcasing some of the toys and trinkets, decorations, trees, etc. from bygone days.Papers of Christmas caroling, old churches, and snow scenes.
Thanks for considering my request,
Hugs,
Joyce

from: Joyce Swain

I’d love a summertime Christmas kit please!! With no snowflakes!!! Love the snow but we have swimming/tennis/bbq/lunch outside on Christmas day. Colours could be light green/yellow and silver glitter with touch of red.

from: Bryony

But my job was made easy when one of my Designers emailed me enthusiastically and begged to fulfill Diana’s request:

Well…I’m going to keep trying since this is fun to see all the ideas…I would love a kit to create a book for my husband who is rebuilding a 1967 Chevy Chevelle. I would love to put together a progressive scrapbook that shows the rebuild as a surprise for him (perhaps present it to him for his birthday next year). A kit that contains classic cars and/or mechanical items would be cool…plus the emphasis could be on cruise night-50’s, 60’s, 70’s themed car stuff (fuzzy dice anyone?)…a big time car event we love to go to…thanks!

from: Diana

Jill, Jilbert’s Bits of Bytes, is already working hard on a collection inspired by Diana’s request and this gorgeous classic Chevy Chevelle:chevelleDiane, please check your email (that you used to register on our blog) for a note with the details from me.

Very important note: I will post a new winner every week, however, please do not expect your Custom Collection to be ready within a week.  Scrapbooking Collections take time, and that time varies by Designer.  Some of our team are full-time designers, others are part-time. Some are new mommies with littles at home, and others are Grandmothers.  Some of us are both.

I cannot wait to see the requests this week, please post away your biggest wishes in the comments below.  Comments are open to everyone.  New comments, and repeat comments are welcome!  I will post a new winner next week, the new rainbow loom-inspired collection from A-Manda Creations and maybe a little sneak peek from Jill or me & Manda, Nibbles Skribbles!

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Thirteen FREE Christmas Cards And Some Fantastic $1 Deals

by Rebecca 30 September 2014
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It’s October.  You may have been expecting an abundance of Halloween Kits and Collections.  You may still get some of that before October is over but you’re not getting that this week.  Nope.  This week (officially today) there is a brand new Coordinating Collection debuting.  Like the traditional brick and mortar stores that have shamelessly […]

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Custom Collection Sundays

by Toiny Westberry 28 September 2014
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Earlier this month I introduced Custom Collection Sundays.  A chance for each of you to request a Custom Collection from one of our Designers. Every week one person wins their request.  Two weeks ago Andie won her own Custom Collection by ADB Designs. I might be a “second request” again… LOL! I would like to see […]

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LouCee Creations 50% for One More Day

by Rebecca 23 September 2014

If you missed the last Big Sale you can put the tissues away.  LouCee Creations has most of store on sale for 50% off through Thursday. Shop for page kits, collections, and all of the accessories and Save Big. Choose from her brand new kits like the Babushka Page Kit Or go back in time to […]

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Custom Collections Sunday

by Toiny Westberry 21 September 2014

Earlier this month I introduced Custom Collection Sundays.  A chance for each of you to request a Custom Collection from one of our Designers. Every week one person wins their request. Last week Andie won her own Custom Collection by ADB Designs. I might be a “second request” again… LOL! I would like to see an […]

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theStudio CU Facebook Hop

by Toiny Westberry 16 August 2014

We have our first-ever CU Facebook Hop! This is a great way to stock up on fabulous CU goodies (great for PU use as well), and get to know our Designers and their design style just a little bit better. Plus, free is good.  Free when school supply costs are overwhelming most of us?  Awesome!  […]

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The Chic Market – A Plethora of Nostalgic Goodness

by Rebecca 5 June 2014

A trip to the flea market, the flower stalls, the antique stores and all the gift shops and boutiques in between.  It is a day of celebrating close friends and a shared passion for all things vintage and girly! Aneta {Sweet Made Inc.} and Anita Diane {ADB Designs} invite you to enjoy all those wonderful treasures that “chicks” […]

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Round Robin: Butterfly Garden by The Urban Fairy and Valentina’s Creations

by tammy 8 May 2014
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A flitter, a flutter – my heart is a glow! Such beauty surrounds us, gentle flower petals and dancing butterflies, if I’m dreaming I never want to open my eyes. Take a moment and just breathe in the magical moment with Butterfly Garden by The Urban Fairy and Valentina’s Creations; then build a page to […]

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