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Happy Saturday to you!! Is it beautiful where you are? It is here in Michigan! Finally!! I feel like a little girl – wanting to run outside and see what is going on out there in SPRING!! LOL!

There is alot going on at CatScrap right now! We are having a great National Scrapbooking Day Sale! Everything is 30% off through the 9th. And if you make a purchase of $10 or more, you'll get this AMAZING kit for free! A Good Day celebrates that perfect Spring or Summer Day!



Next, I am really excited to tell you about our very first Art Journal Challenge! It is starting off on Fiddlette's (Christine's) blog. She has an amazing freebie for you, along with a little lesson about Art Journals and some gorgeous examples of what our team has come up with for this challenge. This week's theme is HOPE.

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Won't you join us as we document in our Art Journals, what hopes, dreams, goals & schemes we may have for ourselves? Art Journaling is such a great outlet and when it's done digitally can be really freeing because a) you don't get messy with paints and b) there is always the undo button! LOL!

I'll be hosting next week's challenge so check back next Saturday! I will have a quick tutorial on ways you can create your own Art Journal page in Photoshop.




Today I've got two new products up… Vintage Bloom WallArt contains two separate pieces of art, in beautiful vintage colors and patterns, that coordinate perfectly together!

And my new Art Singles No. 1 The Earth Laughs is a single piece or art that can be framed or put on canvas or even made into a card to send to someone!

I'm really excited about these because the possibilities are endless. Not only can you can print them and frame them for home decor, but you can also use them in paper-crafting or cardmaking (and of course scrapbooking too!)

The good news is they are 20% off today at CatScrap!



Thought that may grab your attention this morning! Tee hee!  My new Cool Chicks Elements and Papers are new in my shop at CatScrap today and they are 20% off! These chicks have a real attitude but they know how to celebrate Easter!



Hope you have a great day today and that wherever you are Spring is in the air! Still cold here in Michigan – sniff!


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The Spring CatWalk Collection is now at CatScrap and man is it GORGEOUS!! (or as my friend Shen calls, it "bad ass"! I LOVE that! teehee!)

Seriously, the CatScrap designers have outdone themselves once again! You can check it out here.

I have three new products out today at 20% off!

Vintage Blooms

Vintage Bloom Prints

Vintage Bloom Solids

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I am so excited to be featured today on Bonnie Rose's lovely blog! Bonnie is an amazing mixed media artist whose rich colors, fabrics and artwork completely inspire me. Her blog is one of the most creative and inspirational blogs I've seen. My interview today is one in a series featuring like-minded artists.

You can check out the interview here. Also, check out Bonnie's Etsy shoppe and her new Color My World e-course which looks amazing!

Thank you Bonnie for a great interview!


Spring is here!



Okay, well maybe not in Michigan yet – it is still in the 30's here! 😦 But in my shoppe at CatScrap, it is definitely Spring! LOL! I've re-released two products today. The first is my Daisies Paperset and Elements. They are filled with lots of flowers, gerber daisies and spring colors. This kit was originally created for Digital Artist Magazine and has not previously been for sale until now.

Next, after 3 different requests for it this week, I decided to re-release my Digital Distressing Kit. I have both a personal and commercial use version for this kit. It has 67 brushes and 19 overlays and is great for adding realisitc distressing effects to your pages or papers, like acrylic ink, stamp pad, chalking and sanding.

These products are 20% off this week at my shop!


Have you ever tried Smilebox? If you do, I promise you'll be hooked immediately!

You open a design — scrapbook, slideshow, etc. and it automatically brings in your photos from iPhoto, adds music and animation and bam! you have a cool scrapbook to send to keep, send to a loved one or print.


I am really excited to have two new designs debuting today…The Good Life scrapbook and Welcome Spring slideshow! You can check them out here.

Have a great weekend!


Happy St. Patrick's Day to you!! I am not Irish but I AM a Celt! (My grandfather came from Cornwall, England). I feel a love for all things Irish — corned beef, beautiful bluffs overlooking the ocean and especially beer! 🙂 Ahem…

To celebrate I've put up this Ol' Irish mini-kit for only a dollar today.  It's perfect for capturing any of your St. Paddy's celebrations!

And I will leave you with this BEAUTIFUL Irish Proverb….

May those who love us love us.
And those that don't love us,
May God turn their hearts.
And if He doesn't turn their hearts,
May he turn their ankles,
So we'll know them by their limping.




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I had a request to bring back some older Shmootzy alphas, so here you go! This is Shmootzy 4 (Stamped) and Shmootzy 5 (Sponged).

Have a great week!