Friday, August 28, 2015

Friday Happenings

I hope today finds you easing into the weekend as the day winds down.  For my family the tradition of football Friday goes into effect for the next 11 years.  Every Friday night during the fall season will find us huddled in some bleachers some where (or sweating it out) cheering for our local High School team, band, cheerleaders, and drill team as our kids are creating life long memories that will rival the ones playing in our own heads. 

Connie’s kits make documenting all those priceless moments a work of art and so much fun!  Take a look at the new September Grab Bag that is on sale now for only $5!  All the AddOn packs are 40% off this week as well.


You can pick these up at Ginger Scraps, Gotta Pixel, or The Digi Chick.

For your weekend kick off inspiration check out these wonderful layouts using the Grab Bag!

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Don’t miss your opportunity to pick up the August Retiring Products before the end of the weekend!


Check thesm out at Ginger Scraps and Gotta Pixel.

The first week back on full school schedule is brutal every year and I’m feeling the effects right now.  I’m going to wrap up this post and get some rest so I can greet my Friday students will enthusiasm bright and early at 7:30!  Enjoy your quick page freebie from Deanna today.  She used Project 2015: August for this spectacular quick page.



Happy Friday!!!

Thursday, August 27, 2015

NEW: September 2015 Grab Bag

Today’s new release will have you racing to the orchard for some delicious photos to go along with the September 2015 Grab Bag.  You get 6 brand new coordinating packs for only $5 in the Grab Bag!


You can also pick up these wonderful coordinating AddOn packs for 40% off to make scrapping a breeze!cap_jb_applecrispAPAOcap_jene_applecrispCPcap_jene_applecrispEPPcap_kw_applecrispFPcap_kw_applecrispWA Ccap_jb_applecrispQPs

Check these out at Ginger Scraps, Gotta Pixel, or The Digi Chick.


Don’t miss out on picking up these wonderful products before they are retired from Connie’s store forever!


Found at Ginger Scraps and Gotta Pixel.

That brings me to the end of today’s post.  Here is a second quick page from Deanna using Dusk to Dawn for your freebie today.  It is so pretty!!!



Have a wonderful Thursday!!

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Show Off Wednesday, Sales and a Hybrid Freebie

  Happy Hump Day!  That means that it is time for another round of
Just a quick reminder of the rules.

1. Leave a comment to this message with a link to a recent layout (within the last two months) that you have created using any of Connie's products.
2. Layout should be made up mostly with Connie's products.
3. Leave an email address where we can reach you in the event that you win in your comment.
4. All entries are due by midnight EST on Saturday.
5. Only one entry per person.

We will enter all of the entries into a random list generator and one person will win a product of their choice from Connie's store!

Can't wait to see your layouts!

Now for my favorite part.  I get to show off the layout that were entered last week. 

Bekki made this layout.  The tiled look is so cute.  I really like how she alternated the pictures and papers on the tiles. 
Beth made this layout.  I really like how she lined up the pictures.   Such a fun memory to record.

Brenda made this very cute and super girlie layout.  I like how she used the big picture on one side and then layered the papers and elements on the other side.

Karen made this great 2 page layout.  I like how she was able to use so many pictures to capture her memory and the kit matched perfectly.  The journaling is great too. 

Pia made this layout.  I really like the layering on this.  The 2 sketches look so good with the picture.

Our final entry was by Zanthia.  All of the pet photos are so cute.  I really like the tiled look.  She always has such cutest pictures of her dog.

  Connie just released the September installment of Project 2015.   I love the fall colors of this kit.  
  This is the time of the month when Connie retires some products to make room for new products.  Each product pictured is $1-$1.50.  If you see something you like be sure to grab it before it is gone.  To get a closer look at what is retiring visit either GottaPixel or GingerScraps.
  Last of all is your hybrid freebie.  Lori C. made these great cards for you.  They can be downloaded HERE.

Enjoy and have a great week.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Take $2 Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

The $2 Sales Bin is loaded with two of Connie’s fabulous kits.  For $2 you can pick up one of these kits ($4 could get you both) and of course Connie never forgets about the coordinating addons for each collection, you can pick them up for $1 each today!  Today’s kits are from the Project 2014 Life series, Life Get’s Messy and Life’s A Journey.  Check them out!


Gotta Pixel
Project 2014 July
Project 2014 August

Ginger Scraps
Project 2014 July
Project 2014 August

The Digi Chick
Project 2014 July
Project 2014 August

As much as we hate to see any of Connie’s products retire it’s necessary to make room in her stores for all her new goodies.  To make sure you don’t miss out on pick up those products on your with list, check out the Retiring Product Sale before the end of the month!


Check your list and pick up these great products at Ginger Scraps and Gotta Pixel.

In the final Tuesday news from Connie I have this reminder to pick up her latest Project 2015 Collection before it goes to full price on Thursday!  Each of these sets has been AMAZING!


Ginger Scraps, Gotta Pixel, The Digi Chick

I’m off to try to get some sleep so I can hit the ground running on the second day of our 2015-2016 school year.  My students are keeping me on my toes this year and I’m loving every moment.  I’m leaving you with this pretty quick page freebie by CTM Deanna made with the Woman Crush Collection.  Enjoy!




Monday, August 24, 2015

Winner, Sales and a Freebie

  Happy Monday!  That means that I get to announce the winner of Show Off Wednesday.  Congratulations to Beth Belair!  Connie will email you a coupon code.  I hope everybody will join me on Wednesday for another round.


  The September installment of Project 2015 was just released.   I love the fall colors of this.  It was so fun to work with.  I really like working with this series. 
  It is that time when Connie retires some products to make room for new products.  Each product pictured is $1-$1.50.  If you see something you like be sure to grab it before it is gone for good.  For a closer look at what is retiring got to GottaPixel or GingerScraps.


  Here is your freebie.  I used the new P2015 September kit.  You may download it HERE.
Enjoy and have a great week.

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Sneak Peek Sunday

The winner of the Sneak Peek for last Sunday is: ELODIE. Congratulations!  I know how excited Elodie was from her email.   I apologize for not updating last week's post with the winner.  If I forget again and anyone wants to know the results of the drawing, I don't mind if you email.  Please do know that the winner is sent the coupon on the day of release, Thursday.  As you all know already, Project 2015 September was the latest release.  

Here is this week's Sneak Peek. I see apple and a pie.  I'm betting on an apple theme here!!

There a couple of rules you need to know.
  1. All comments are to be placed ON THIS POST  by Wednesday evening at 10:00 PM Eastern time. That would be August 26th.
  2. You MUST INCLUDE an email address where we can reach you in case you win. Should you fail to include an email address, I will not include your name in the random drawing.  Thanks for all those email addresses last week.  Most appreciated!!  Last week, we still had one comment without an email address. There were a couple others, but they caught it and added another comment with email!   We're getting there!  
  3. On weeks where multiple products are released, you need only enter your name once. You will automatically be placed in both random drawings to win. 
I know everyone is concerned about junk mail and spam.  Feel free to enter your emails in the following fashion:  coyotelady(at)gmail(dot)com      Use parenthesis and words in place of the usual signs. 

I'll update this post after the drawing on Wednesday evening for those wanting to refer back. And I will send the winner their coupon as soon as possible after the drawing so they can go shopping on Thursday - release day.

And for your freebie - CT Deanna created a quick page using Travelogue California. The heading I see says Page 1.  So I am guessing there is a coordinating Page 2.  These sets are really awesome for folks making albums, I think.  Click on the image or HERE for your immediate download.  

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Retiring Products Sale and Project 2015 September

The end of the month is rolling around and that means it’s time to clear some space on the digital shelf for more new and fabulous products in Connie’s stores.  The good news is that you can save on those retiring products that you may have missed along the way!


Check your list and pick up these great products at Ginger Scraps and Gotta Pixel.

Project 2015 September is waiting for you in stores now.  Whether you get it all, only the main bundle, or add the art journal bundle, you’ll be making gorgeous layouts in no time at all!


Ginger Scraps, Gotta Pixel, The Digi Chick

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Today’s freebie has me singing a slightly different tune in my head than normal for this time of year.  This past winter my students asked me to play this particular song quite a few times. Let these washi tape pieces take you on a nostalgic journey or help you prepare for the holidays a head.  Dannethia made this set with “I Want A Hippopotamus for Christmas.”



See you later next week!