Aug 30, 2009

Paper Maniac Blog Hop

Supplies: Bazzill card stock, Jillibean Soup design papers,
Unity Stamps 100% Happy store kit, Copic markers



Good Morning!
Today is the inaugural blog hop for Paper Maniac, The DT has some great cards in store for you! You should have arrived here via Ann's blog if you didn't you will want to go back to the Paper Maniac Store Blog and start there. You will want to visit each DT members blog and leave a comment so you will have a chance to win the FABULOUS blog candy that Patti (Store Owner) is giving away. You will also need to leave a comment on PM Blog. The blog candy ends on Sept. 6th and a random winner will be chosen and announced on the PM blog on the 7th.
Paper Maniac Blog Candy

Paper Maniac Store will be opening on September 1st and will be offering a line of cardmaking kits that will be available in two options. The first, Almost Done, will include all the pre-cut pieces and embellishments to put together eight cards. These will be high-quality, well-designed cards with lots of layers, mats, patterned paper, cardstock, dry embossing, layers shaped by nesties, ribbons, bling and what have you. Complete directions will be provided for assembly. The only part open to interpretation will be the focal point and the sentiment(s). Each card will include a pre-cut piece of premium white or cream cardstock suitable for stamping and/or coloring OR non-stamp alternatives will be suggested for those that prefer not to stamp. Most of the cards will be A2 size, but the occasional square or special shape will find its way into the box. Kits will be packaged in 8” square boxes lined in blue tissue matching the logo. I have gotten many questions about how to make layered cards, or comments about how they would like to make cards like that but don’t have time. Now there will be no more excuses.

The second option will be called Make It Your Own and will include the same materials as in the Almost Done kit, but nothing will be precut. In other words, you get cardstock, patterned paper, envelopes and all the embellies, but you get to decide how to put it together. In most cases patterned paper will be double sided to increase the options.
Paper Maniac is also selling Unity Store Kits. My card uses a stamp from the August kit 100% Happy. We are happy to announce a fantastic opportunity for you to get this kit as well as future Unity Kit of the Months with our fantastic AUTOSHIP option. What makes Paper Maniac's autoship option different and wonderful? There are three main reasons why:
  1. You will receive each Unity KOTM at 20% off the retail price of $45.00. That’s $36.00 and shipping will be $4.00. (International shipping will be actual cost minus $4.00).
  2. If we get 20 people to sign up for the autoship feature, a randomly selected person from those who have subscriptions will be chosen EACH MONTH to receive a FREE kit. *** (Update: we are already halfway to the magic number!)
  3. No need to order each kit every month, which means more time for actual papercrafting!
***A few other details – if you sign up for autoship, you can skip a shipment once in a six month period if you notify us by the first of the month. If you are the lucky recipient of a free kit one month, your name will be taken off the prize eligibility list for the next two months to give someone else a chance to win.

Remember the Store opens on September st and from the 1st - 6th you can get 15% off your entire purchase by using the coupon code Grand15. Your next stop on the hop is Cindy Coutts she has something beautiful to show you. In case you get lost in the shuffle here is the blog hp lineup

o Paper Maniac Blog: http://papermaniacblog.blogspot.com

o Patricia Olson: http://creationsinpaper.blogspot.com/

o Alma Olhava: http://stampingmutt.blogspot.com

o Amy Hill: http://coloryourimagination.blogspot.com/

o Angela Cortes: http://angiecortesdesigns.blogspot.com/

o Ann Vento: http://raindropechodesigns.blogspot.com

o Ceal Pritchett: http://simplybeautifulcreations.blogspot.com/

o Cynthia Coutts: http://www.cindycoutts.com

o Dana Grothaus: www.danasdabblingstudio.blogspot.com

o Denise Lynn: http://denisesstampingpage.blogspot.com

o Emily Niehaus: http://emmielouwho.blogspot.com/

o Jane Skoglund: http://www.janelill.blogspot.com/

o Jessica Kruegel: http://mysanitydependsonstamping.blogspot.com/

o Julie Lacey: http://stampsandtaxes.blogspot.com

o Latisha Yoast: www.crafteebee.blogspot.com

o Rachel Walters: http://mylifemylovesmypassions.blogspot.com/

o Stephanie Muzzulin: http://www.handmade75.blogspot.com

o Paper Maniac Blog: http://papermaniacblog.blogspot.com


Enjoy your hop and don't forget to stop back by the PM blog and my blog on September 1st to find out how to win even more goodies!


50 comments :

  1. Love your card and this Unity store kit. Can't wait for the Grand Opening. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  2. This is one beautiful card. Great colors and layout. I want that stamp set...ok I want ALL of Unity stamp sets. I'm really enjoying this blog hop with all this wonderful eye candy to start my day off.

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  3. Great card. Ilike the elegant simplicity of it. The sentiment is wonderful.

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  4. I love that pear, I must use it soon!

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  5. I love your card!! Simple and lovely!!

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  6. Ceal: Lovely card! Love the two toned pear matched with the patterned paper.

    Glad to be on the team with you!

    Alma =)

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  7. Love the colors of you card and the simple layout. Very nice!

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  8. Wonderful card! Can't wait for the grand opening on Sept. 1st!

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  9. Special card!

    Hop,hop, hop!...

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  10. Love the card and all the hopping around, seeing new ideas!

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  11. Oh, Ceal, your card is lovely. The colors are perfect and the simplicity is so elegant. Thanks for sharing your creativity.

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  12. Hey girl! It's so good to be working with you again! Such a lovely card that you made and you've always inspired me. Many blessings to you.

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  13. Such a clean look - I love what you've done here, Ceal! This is absolutely beautiful and your layout is fantastic. It has been a pleasure working with you :)
    - Ann

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  14. Love what you came up with on your card! The pear is simply adorable and sweet...

    Hugs,
    Lisa

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  15. That's such a great looking set! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  16. This is simply gorgeous, Ceal! I am so excited to be on this team with you! :)

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  17. Love that pear! The colors & the BG paper are a great combo!

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  18. Lovely card...I really like the paper you've chosen for the background image image...wonderful!

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  19. Beautiful card!! Such simple elegance!! I am so sxcited to be on the team with you!!

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  20. Great card Ceal! Love the clean lines, that image really stands out. Pretty papers and great coloring. :)

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  21. I love the coloring. Wow that card is great and I love the dp as well. Great job!

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  22. Love the CAS feel of your card, really sharp!

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  23. Love your fruit card. I too have this set, but have yet to try this stamp. I think I will break it out tonight and see if I can make anything as cute as you :)

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  24. Ceal this card is awesome! I love the simplicity of it! :) That paper is perfect with that stamp! Thank you for the chance to win!

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  25. That's a pretty interesting image. Love what you have done with it too....Good luck with the new shop!

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  26. This pear stamp is so neat!! Love what you've done with it! Sweet card.

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  27. I love it simple yet stylish.

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  28. Cute card!! I will definately be back tomorrow to check out the grand opening!

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  29. Great card. The 100% Happy stamps are so cute.

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  30. Love that Unity pear! You make it look so easy! This is a great hop. Tons of inspiration!

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  31. WOW!! Very cool idea!! I love your paper piecing with the image and the papers are fabby!! HUGS

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  32. I love the colors on that card- beautiful!

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  33. Great information about the kits and I love your card. Super cute.

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  34. Fabulous card! Love the papers and stamp you used!

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  35. Very beautiful card...love the paper piecing that you did!!

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  36. The pear is definitely one of a kind--very cute card.

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  37. love the card! great stamp :)

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  38. What a great card and image. Love it.

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  39. Love the Unity Stamp set you used, so versatile! Great job on your card!!

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  40. very cute card...and I love your page background :) Congrats on the opening!

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  41. I am really liking that pear image. Great card Ceal.

    thanks much

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  42. Such a great clean and simple card! Love that pear image!

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  43. I love the coloring on the pear!

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  44. Love your cheery card! Sounds like exciting stuff happening at the new store!

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  45. Thanks for the chance to win. Love the kits. Iris Soscia

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