Monday, May 31, 2010

Meet Mavis and come to the Biggggg SALE tomorrow (JUNE 1)

Hello, happy stampers and crafters. :) It is a US holiday today, so we are just relaxing and hanging out.

Big stuff happening today and tomorrow in case you forgotteddddd. :)




First: The big 30% off SALE is happening in Tiddly Inks TOMORROW/June 1 --discount is applied on ALL orders during checkout, but the sale only runs June 1 (I will start the clock a bit early to account for time differences here an' there, but it will run roughly 24 hours).




Second: I design stamps for Stamping Bella and this is the lastest little character I made for Emily...Meet Mavis! :) There are 3 or 4 Mavises being released today, so stop on by Stamping Bella and pick her up.






Third: I am sponsoring a challenge at The Burtonesque Dolls this week, so stop by take a peek at their challenge tomorrow. :)


Thursday, May 27, 2010

Sale Details and New Princess

Okay, you can probably tell I have been playing with the blog....sorry to do that to us all. LOL
I decided that I need to consolidate the information, so I created some dedicated pages. I am waiting on the web designer to slot me in to her schedule and get the blog all spiffed up and matching the shop. In the meantime, I did a homemade hack job of it, so bear with me. A web designer I am not...HTML boggles me if it gets too complicated. I can do the absolute basics, so that is what you see...the absolute basics. LOL

I did have time to finish up the funny version of my daughter in 20 years...I can just picture her giving a royal proclamation. Thus, meet Royal Proclamation.

"Do as I say NOW"

Anyone have one of these??? LOL




Don't forget my own recent Royal Proclamation:
"ALL IMAGES WILL BE ON SALE ON JUNE 1 ONLY (you can find any upcoming stuff on the new Calendar Page :D....aren't I clever??? LOL). It will be 30% off all orders, but it is just for 24 hours on June 1st only. You can wait and pick up all the princesses at once if you like...HINT. :)
I think I have 1 more and then 2 summer girls to come by Monday. :) I like to drag it out don't I? That is because I can't get them all loaded in one day....but soon school will be out and I can dedicate much more time to our stamping adventure. As Betty says, "Wahoot!!!!" :)

Also, Emily of Stamping Bella (my lovely friend and fellow crazy lady) is having a new release on Monday May 31.....I designed a neato new character for her and we both love it....check it out next week (her releases run several days).

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Pinky Princess Freebie and $1 Petite Q stamp


I told you I have had princesses on the brain, so here is one more. :) The digital stamp of Petite Q is now in the shop on sale for $1 to celebrate reaching 1200 PCP members and 300 blogger followers. Thanks so much for all your support over the past 10 weeks...it is simply amazing! :)

Our freebie to celebrate is this colored card topper with Petite Q all colored up in pink and her own pink stripey background.
You can download the paper and the colored card topper here. :) I love printing my own digi papers...so little waste and you can create just what you want to match.

Have fun and thanks again for everything. :)

Remember that we have a Bring on the Bling challenge this week on the Tiddly Inks Challenge blog and that there will be a 30% sale on June 1 once all the princesses and non-princessy stuff has been loaded...yup, I have more. LOL

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Fantabulous Froggy Day - In honor of Jayme


In honor of this sweet and sad story, this card will be mailed this week to share some love.

If you have some time, I hope you get to send a card or a thought filled with love and healthy wishes to Jayme. I would want someone to do the same for my sister.

You can download the paper I created and used here.


Bring on the Bling Challenge 6 and Meet Gothic Gossmere - a dark princess! :)





Meet Gossmere, the gothic princess who has been blinged up for our 6th challenge--Bring on the Bling. Check out the rest of the lovely work done by the Tiddly Inkers DT here.


You can find some new princesses and original design paper used on this card (gossmerepaper) in the shop here. :) I will be adding new images throughout the week and then having a sale to celebrate on June 1.

I will also be sponsoring the Burtonesque Dolls challenge on June 1 if you like gothicy images.
Check out this entry from last week by Donna. Ohhh, I just love it!!! She used Happy Couple from Tiddly Inks...the lovely spin she put on it is all her own genius, but the colors are almost identical to the ones I used today. I had already colored Gossmere and then found Donna's card....great minds think alike. LOL
Have a blinged-up majestic day! :)

Monday, May 24, 2010

Princess Parade - a 1-week extravagansa

I may have gone a little crazy with the royal images. LOL

I have quite a few images to share with you over the next week that relate to princessing, non-princessing, everyday fairy tales and just general silliness. I have new papers, new sentiment sets, and general fun digital stamps.

What to do then??? Well, you can pick them up as we go or you can wait until June 1 and participate in the Princess (or Queen :D) for a Day sale. It won't be as big as the first sale...it will be in between my everyday sale (20% off orders over $15) and the opening sale, but still worthy of your royal attention. :)

For the next week, I will be posting examples and new images in the shop (there are already 5 or so up hehehe)---both papers and stamps. You are going to want to check in and let me know you were here because I will be picking 2 random commenters (starting yesterday for the next 7 days)...not sure which days I will pick from, so speak to me when you can. LOL I take suggestions for ideas and sentiments, so share it with me.

Here is the first image that I happen to love---even if she is pure princess...she is wishing so hard. :)


I also added the "froggie thoughts" freebie for this week to our PCP group...guess I had frogs on the brain lately. Be sure to pop over and download it if you are a group member (or ask to join) because I think those sentiments match our little froggie princess pretty well....I like "I better get a new palace out of this...." LOL
A big thanks to my hubby for thinking of most of those...He is a good little froggie prince. :) I gave him a kiss for you....just a little one, I wouldn't want him to get above his station. LOL

Now, may I ask a favor of you? If you like the freebies and find yourself using them, could you please post my Annie badge on your blog in return? It would be greatly appreciated. I need every little bit of help getting my shop started. :) You can find the badge picture/directions on the right side of the blog. :)

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Wanna be a princess for the day???

I have a new set of princesses and gothic princesses coming out over the next two Tuesdays, so stayed tuned. It will also include some design papers and accents for princess and some anti-princess LOL designs....I am fond of humorous takes on stuff like princessing...sweetly done, though. I have never been very princessy---I go straight for Queenliness. LOL I don't have to follow anyone's rules that way. :)

I am going to be choosing random commenters until June 1 (wanna leave me a comment??) to win gift vouchers (almost like being a princess for a day, right? :D) and then end our princessa celebration with a surprise so that we can all be princesses for the day. :)

Here is a peek at one of the new princesses....I will get some more details out soon...or you can just check back here or in the shop on Tuesday evening.

Tiddly Inks is sponsoring The Burtonesque Dolls challenge blog on June 1 and more details will follow on that too. If you like my gothic images, you will love the Dolls and all the goodies they put together. :)

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Whoops and the countdown continues

Ohhhh, isn't school out yet???? LOL
This last little bit of school has been the longest 10 days ever. :)

Soooo, what are you guys going to do for the summer???
I am moving! Fun, fun, fun. LOL
We are looking for a new place about an hour away from my current home so that my daughter can attend a better school. It will be lots of fun....now, if I could just find a house to live in, all would be well. LOL There is apparently a shortage of livable rent houses in this town. We have called every agency and there are 2....count them 2 in a town of 40,000....houses in the whole stinkin' town in our price range. I guess we better up our price range, huh???? LOL Not really an option right now, so we will keep on hunting and pecking. I feel like Whoops does right now. DRATT!!!

Here is happy little Whoops with her spilled treasure. I could really eat that off the ground right now (TMI??? LOL). I tend to eat sweets when stressed (there is no chocolate in the house for that exact reason. LOL).


Here is too all the stressed house hunters who know what I mean about the ice-cream. :)

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Tiddly Tuesday Freebie and New Goth Stamps Posted

I just wanted to say that I have several new stamps posted today, including Pinky (there is a colord version on the new challenge post below), an end of school stamp, a new digi paper, a house stamp and another new gothic stamp....Have fun browsing the What's New Section of Tiddly Inks. :)

I also had several requests for a single cookie and a glass of milk, so I added those as my Tiddly Tuesday freebie in the PCP group. The zip file will have one colored cookie and one colored glass of milk. You must be a member to access the page, but if you aren't please request to join. :)


XOXO
Christy

Tiddly Inks Challenge #5 - No Designer Paper


So, we have Challenge No 5 today!!! Wahoo!
Please go check out the lovely Tiddly Inkers and their submissions on the challenge blog! :)
They did a lovely job! We hope you join in this week....it is a fun one!

The challenge was not to use designer paper, so I created my own paper...:) I printed it on antique parchment color paper and it faded it out and made it softer.


The paper will be for sale in the Tiddly Inks shop along with this new stamp, Pinky, later on today...gotta get them loaded. :) I try to add new stamps each Tuesday and I have a few more to add, plus Pinky and her cupcake.

Have a yummy cupcake kind of day!
XOXO
Christy


Friday, May 14, 2010

School's Out Stamp Posted, Cute ducklings, and the Winner of the Links Limbo


About a week ago, I had a request for an end of school stamp that could be used for a male teacher and honestly, I don't do men very well (boys, yes; men, not so much), so I racked my brain until I came up with this idea. An old-timey school house.

I went ahead and posted it even though it isn't Tuesday because the end of school is approaching quickly here. You can find it in the What's New section of Tiddly Inks.


And just because they are too cute not to share, I posted a shot of the mallard ducklings that we got today. Now that is an AWWWW factor. :)


Last but not least, I have a winner of the Links Limbo.
Entry #13: Farm Fresh Designs!
Please email me at tiddlyinks87@gmail.com to claim your gift voucher! :)

Have a quacking good weekend. :)
School's almost out!!! Yay! :)

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Cookies Galore Set

Cookies on my brain this week---too bad they aren't in my mouth! LOL
I posted this set to the shop today....It includes all the Cookie Bugg stuff you need. It is the girl digital stamp, the cookie digital paper, and the accessories all in one package. :)


This cute little package was created by Nancy Babb (using the set above) and I just wanted to show it off....how clever is that. She says the cookie mix was a year old, so it is just a prop...I said they looked pretty good to me!!! LOL Nancy makes awesome vinyl stickers and all sorts of amazing crafty projects. Stop by her blog and say hi. :)


Tuesday, May 11, 2010

It's a cookie kind of week. Freebie posted...:)


Hi ya everyone! :)
I am working on adding some items and I didn't have time to create a card for the challenge this week, but I did color this little Bugg according to the challenge rules. :) I added her to the shop last night. This week's freebie is a related accessory to the Cookie Bugg...milk and cookies. LOL
You can find it in our PCP group. You must be a member to access the images, so request to join if you aren't a member.
Have a great week making an aqua, oranage, and yellow card for this week's Tiddly Inks Challenge...check out the DT's fabulous creations here. :)




Monday, May 10, 2010

Winners from the Buggy Hop

Thanks so much to everyone who participated in the Buggy Hop! It was a fantastic success and I thoroughly enjoyed my first blog hop. Let's do it again....later! LOL Seriously, we will do another one, maybe a summer theme or to get ready to go back to school. :)

Thanks to each participant and those really fantastic cards!! It was a real treat to see so many amazing creations back to back. :)

I used random.org to determine several winners for varying reasons.
To contact me to colllect the prizes, the following winners should email tiddlyinks87@gmail.com.

I chose one blogger ( just for participating) based on the order of the blog hop and that was blogger 23 out of 32---Sparkle!! Please email me for a $10 voucher.

Two winners were chosen from my blog comments:
CreatingwithAloha won a $10 voucher; please email me to collect the voucher.

Jan Hunnicutt won the scrap pack from Betty Boo, please email me your address so that we can get that shipped to you


I chose 2 sets of winners from the pool of names the bloggers submitted (the commenter won and the blogger who submitted their name also won):
Sweet-Craf-Tea Chick (as selected by Calie)
Calie and Sweet, please email me to collect your $5 vouchers.

Jodi (Jodimommyto4---as selected by AnitaBeStamping):
Jodi and Anita, please email me to collect your $5 vouchers.
What a wonderful first blog hop!!! :) Thanks again.

I will be releasing two new Buggs tomorrow, plus a digital paper or two (at least the one with the cookies), so check back in What's New at Tiddly Inks on Tuesday.

We also have a new challenge starting tomorrow and we will announce the winner of last week's Fabric Invasion challenge on the Tiddly Inks challenge blog.

And if I can get organized, I will have our Tiddly Tuesday freebie in the PCP group for our members.

Don't you just love Tuesdays???? :) See you then!
XOXO
Christy









Saturday, May 8, 2010

Tiddly Inks Blog Hop - Buggin Out! :)



Hello there all my buggified friends! :) So happy to see you! :)
This is Tiddly Inks's first blog hop and I am thrilled to welcome you here today. :) If you landed here as part of the blog hop, please go on to meet Carrie (a former opera singer!!! :D) and her creative creations. If you didn't know about the hop, please join in! :) The list of all the blogs on the hop can be found on the challenge blog. :)

My card is a bit of tease because this image won't be available at Tiddly Inks until Tuesday of next week. If you check back then, you will find the yummy cookie digital paper along with extra little stamps that will make this a great set. :)

Meet Cookie Bugg...her motto: Don't waste the crumbs. :)



We hope you keep hopping and visit Carrie and the rest of the lovely ladies participating in the blog hop--which ends at 6:00 PM CST on May 9. Each blogger is submitting random comments to be entered into a drawing, and three lucky people will be eligible to win prizes, so be sure to leave comments on each blog. :)

Have a buggy day!
Christy

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Buggy Buzziness Begins tomorrow (Our first blog hop is May 8!!)

I am sooooooo excited that our very first Tiddly Inks BUGGY blog hop is tomorrow. It runs from 6:00 AM on May 8 until May 9, 6:00 PM (US CST). For those of you in the hop, see below for the details. For everyone else, we hope you will "hop" along---come be inspired by the amazing cards and leave comments for a chance to win a prize!

Three lucky commenters/bloggers will be eligible to win prizes, ranging from a yummy scrap pack from Betty Boo to gift certificates from Tiddly Inks. :) The winners will be announced May 10, so check back then.

Details for our participants/bloggers:
1.) Post your card by 6:00 AM US CST on May 8
2) Link to the blog following yours (see order below)
3) Once the hop is over, please randomly select a name from all the comments left on your blog hop post and email me that name (tiddlyinks87@gmail.com). Each name will be entered into the drawing for the prizes. By doing so, you will also be entered into a drawing to win a prize!
4) Have fun buggin' out LOL

Our hop starts at the Tiddly Inks Challenge blog and ends with Betty Boo, but you will definitely want to see all the cards in between. If you signed up, but your blog isn't on the list, let me know ASAP and we will get you added.:)

See you all on May 8, bright and early...with your bugg eyes on. LOL

Order for the hop (please link to the next stop in the hop when you post your card.)

  1. Christy http://tiddlyinks.blogspot.com
  2. Carrie http://www.carriescreativecards.blogspot.com
  3. Emma http://emmalockley.blogspot.com
  4. Larissa http://car-d-elicious.blogspot.com
  5. Lisa http://lisahjulberg.blogspot.com
  6. Lissa http://www.scrappynites.com
  7. Lysa http://lysaq.blogspot.com
  8. Tammy http://tmaynard.blogspot.com
  9. Ria http://www.dragonmagic.nl/blog
  10. Kiara http://stampingcafe.blogspot.com
  11. Donna http://3umbrellas.blogspot.com
  12. Anita http://anitabestampin.blogspot.com
  13. Carisa http://ladyguineveresinkyfaeries.blogspot.com
  14. Robyn http://robynstime.blogspot.com
  15. Maria http://JoyfulStamper.blogspot.com
  16. Meredith http://papercanteen.com
  17. Trish http://handfullofstamps.blogspot.com
  18. Nancy http://diecutfun.blogspot.com
  19. Jodi http://jodisjazzylifeart.blogspot.com
  20. Tana http://kreativekaleidoscope.blogspot.com
  21. Jess http://farmfreshdesigns.blogspot.com
  22. Calie http://caliescreativecorner.blogspot.com
  23. Sparkle http://sparklecreations.blogspot.com
  24. Jackie http://papermoments.blogspot.com
  25. Susan http://piecesoffatesusan.blogspot.com
  26. Kristyn http://goodgravycrafts.com
  27. Amy http://amyspaperaddiction.blogspot.com
  28. Angelique http://scrapping-angel.blogspot.com
  29. Angela http://angela-justmonkeyingaround.blogspot.com
  30. Lisa http://paperandpawprints.blogspot.com
  31. Debi http://craftybuzz.blogspot.com
  32. Amy Y http://www.athousandsheetsofpaper.blogspot.com
  33. Betty Boo http://scrappybetty.blogspot.com

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Links Limbo (post a link and get entered for a prize)

I know lots of people are posting links and badges on their blogs because our PCP group is growing like crazy, but I don't know who is doing it and I would like to....curious here. LOL

If you would like to participate in my informal survery and be entered in this drawing for a $15 gift voucher to the Tiddly Inks shop, then please consider participating. One lucky winner will receive a $15 shopping spree.

To get entered, all you need to do is:
1. Post a link to Tiddly Inks in an actual blog post (link to http://tiddlyinks.com)....maybe telling about the weekly challenges (link to http://tiddlyinkschallenge.blogspot.com) or the freebies on our PCP group (link to http://papercraftplanet.com/group/tiddlyinksdigitals).
2. Copy the URL link to that exact post (not your general blog URL) and post it below in the neat Inlinkz linky bar. Click on the blue frog face.
3. Wait until May 14 and then check to see if you are the lucky winner.

Have fun linking. :) To be eligible, one of the links must be to http://tiddlyinks.com. Can't wait to see who you all are. :)

Monday, May 3, 2010

Challenge 3 - Fabric!


I am no seamstress and avoid sewing anything...even buttons that fall off. LOL Just kidding, but I don't sew. Our challenge this week was fabric and I decided that I could cheat and use fabric ribbon, but I kept more in the spirit and used fabric stars that I could glue on. :) This is not how I envisioned it turning out, but it will do.

Our first blog hop is this Saturday. I will post the order of the blogs we are hopping by May 7, so check back then...especially if you are part of the hop so you know who to link to when you post your Buggy card.
XOXO
Christy

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Ten-hour SALE, Sign up for Blog Hop and 1,000 member freebie

FREEBIE
So we just hit 1,000 members in 7 weeks for the Tiddly Inks PCP group. I think that rocks, so I am releasing this "You Rock" freebie for members of the group. :) The digital stamp and color image can be downloaded if you are a member of the group...if not, request to join here.

BLOG HOP on MAY 8
To celebrate the unbelievable amount of new members AND the shop grand opening (see the sale note below), we are having a Buggy Blog Hop on the challenge blog. If you want to be a stop on the hop, please leave a comment below stating that or email me directly at tiddlyinks87@gmail.com by 8 PM US CENTRAL on May 6 to add your name to the list of blogs we will visit during the hop.
Details:
1) Make a card using one of the Bugg girls from the Tiddly Inks shop with any theme, color and design/sketch.
2) Post your card by 6 AM US CENTRAL on May 8 and plan to hop around and leave comments for each blogger on the list. The beginning post will be Tiddly Inks Challenge Blog. Prizes will be awarded to three lucky people. Betty Boo is contributing a yummy scrap pack and I am giving away two gift certificates ($10 and $15).
3) The hop ends May 9 at 12 PM US CENTRAL. Winners will be announced May 10 on the challenge blog. Check back to see if you were one of the three winners.

TEN-HOUR SALE AT TIDDLYINKS
Tiddly Inks has a brand new download shop that offers digital stamps, with digital papers and other colored art coming in the near future. We have about 80 digital stamps up now and we are having a grand opening sale.
50% off orders over $25 at http://tiddlyinks.com ONLY on May 5 from 12 PM to 10 PM US Central time.
Discount is automatically applied at checkout on purchases $25 and over.
If you miss the sale, there is an everyday discount of 20% on orders over $20. I also plan to add new images each Tuesday.

Downloads are immediate when you follow the links back to the shop after paying with PayPal. The shop is only 2 weeks old, so please help me by reporting any trouble with links. I am not anticipating many, but I am here if needed.

See the entry below about my Links Limbo!

I think that is enough for now.:D
See you soon for the hop and the sale. :)
XOXO
Christy



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