Tuesday, September 1, 2009


Today is the day you all have been waiting for...

To start off the grand opening celebration, starting today through September 6, Paper Maniac is offering its first customers 15% off your total purchase (use coupon code: GRAND15 at checkout).

If you are a BIG fan of Unity stamps, make sure to take advantage of purchasing the Unity store kit and sign-up for the Autoship feature so that you will be one of the first ones to ink up some fabulous stamps every month. Check out the details for the Autoship feature here.

If you haven't visited the blog hop yet, make sure you check out everyone's creations and leave ONE comment on the Paper Maniac blog hop post and each of the DT blog hop posts for a chance to win some yummy goodness --- start HERE.

You thought it couldn't get any better than the blog hop candy...Here's another chance to win. Paper Maniac is offering a GRAND OPENING BLOG CANDY...drum roll please!


Go to Paper Maniac online store and start browsing through the countless products and create a wishlist of your favorite items. Random winner will be selected on September 15. Good luck and Happy Shopping! Believe me, you won't be disappointed!

One more thing...

Starting today, September 1, the first challenge begins! Each challenge will be assigned on a bi-weekly basis. This means...you will have two full weeks to get your entry in to win a fabulous prize. You will see some fabulous samples from the DT to help you get your mojo going and stir up some inspiration.

Challenge FAQs:
1. A new challenge will be posted every other Tuesday.
2. All creations (cards, layouts, altered items, etc) are welcome. All styles are welcome.
3. You may combine this challenge with other challenges.
4. Entries must be received by 11:59 PM (Pacific Standard Time) Monday night to be considered for the drawing. Feel free to play along if you don't make the deadline.
5. No blog? No problem! You may upload it to any gallery or to our Paper Maniac Forum.

Click HERE to check out the Paper Maniac Challenge Blog...

And last but not least...Another sample from one of the Make it Your Own card kits. This card also qualifies for the first ever Paper Maniac Challenge: Dry/Heat Embossing.

SFYTT 8.8.09 - Thank You Whimsy Frog

Stamps: Whimsy Stamps (Animal Collection- Frog)
Paper/Cardstock: Bazzill, Neenah (80# Natural White), Jillibean Soup
Coloring: Prismacolor Pencils blended with baby oil
Accessories/Tools: Stampin Up (Slit Punch), Spellbinders (Classic Rectangles, Blossom Nestabilities), Assorted Ribbon, String, Scotch Mounting Tape, Robin's Nest (Christmas Dew Drops), Offray Ribbon, Cuttlebug Embossing Folder (Swiss Dots), Glitter Glue

Now get going and shop till you drop at Paper Maniac!!!!

Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a great day!


Sue D said...

Cute frog and I like the blossom nestie flower.

JazzyH said...

I love the colors and the coloring that you did.

Lauri said...

Alma!!!! You won the stamps on my blog!!! I need your address, lady....

Stephanie said...

what a fun card! love frog images - but not real ones!!

Jessy said...

Alma- this is a really cute card. Love it!!

raindropecho said...

This is such a sweet card! What a great job on that super-cute flower and wonderful job with the coloring!

Judi M said...

Cute card, Alma. You did a great job coloring that image to coordinate with those diagonal stripes.

And congrats on winning Lauri's stamps. :D

Cindy said...

Super card!!