Friday, February 19, 2010

Got Some Hugs?

Hey everyone and good Friday morning to you! I'm so excited to bring you my newest kit this week! Slowly but surely, getting the mojo back. Let's hope the muse stays awhile, lol. First up is a brand new collab with one of my favorite partners (and buds!) Laura, of {simply.scraps}. Check out Gotta Hug - lots of fun elements, wordart and bright colors to celebrate one of the most special relationships on earth - that of siblings! And best of all, this kit works great for both boys AND girls!

Laura and I both had some fun pics with our sisters that we wanted to use this kit to scrap... and funny enough, we must share a brain since our layouts ended up looking a LOT alike! Maybe that's why our collabs always turn out so awesome! lol.

And of course, we've got lots of inspiration for you from both of our CTs and from the ScrapMatters CT - these girls ALWAYS amaze me!

My grab bag from last week is also going to be unpacked and all the individual products will go into the store this weekend. TODAY is the last day you can purchase the grab bag and save almost 80% off the full purchase price of the individual products. So, don't delay and scoop it up before midnight if you haven't already! Here is a look (and links) for the individual products in the bag, as well as a new set of CU pearl styles I am releasing this week!

Icy Days mini kit by Trixie Scraps Designs
Through the Week templates vol 1 by Trixie Scraps Designs
Girls Love Pearls photoshop style set by Trixie Scraps Designs - coordinates with the new Scrap Matters team collab!

A Mask a Day element pack vol. 1 by Trixie Scraps Designs
Very Vellum Journalers element pack vol. 1 by Trixie Scraps Designs
Your Days Are Numbered element pack vol. 1 by Trixie Scraps Designs
Alpha Tiles alpha pack vol. 1 by Trixie Scraps Designs

And finally!! A special offer for you... I have participated with a couple other designers from ScrapMatters to create this month's GORGEOUS new team collab, Captured Romance. This kit is just STUNNING and worth and up-close look!

Captured Romance by the Scrap Matters Designers

That's the scoop for this week! I'm busily working on my ADSR layouts for this week and hope to post them, along with a bunch of others I've done recently, sometime this weekend. And then I've been working on the next Project 365 grab bag, too - coming to you soon Smiley

Have a great weekend!

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Happy Valentine's Day!

Hi everyone!! I hope this Sunday finds you happy and feeling loved! I'm stopping in today to wish you a Happy Valentine's Day, show off the awesome gift my hubby got me, give you a peek at my new product for this week, and even pass on a little Valentine's Day gift for you. So, read on!!

First off, I mentioned my Valentine's Day gift. And seriously? I squealed... I have wanted a pair of UGG boots for as long as I can remember. But, way back before I lost all this weight, I knew my calves were too thick to wear them comfortably. So, post-weightloss, I've been hinting here and there that I really wanted to go try a pair on and see if they fit now. Well, imagine my surprise when I woke up this morning and saw a present sitting on the couch that looked suspiciously like a boot box. Serious. Like a kid on Christmas morning. I ripped into these puppies, immediately slipped them on and about cried. Not only is my hubby awesome for surprising me with them, but they fit... and that makes the gift even better :) I seriously love my husband, he is the most amazing guy. Lucky girl, lucky girl...

OK, so moving on... this week, I've released the first in a series of Project 365 grab bags I will be doing this year. My hope is to support those of you endeavoring to complete Project 365 with a new grab bag monthly. It will be filled with templates, P365 aids, a mini kit, an alpha now and then. You get the idea. And of course, there will always be lots of goodies in there suitable for anyone to use, even if you're like me and can't fathom taking a picture every single day!

So, here is the first in the series of monthly grab bags - Icy Days Project 365 grab bag. It includes a mini kit, templates, 3 element packs and an alpha pack. Best of all, the products included are great basic staples, suitable for lots of album projects, even if they are not Project 365 related! This grab bag is available for one week only, from February 12th - February 19th. So don't delay, scoop it up now for just $3.50 - a GREAT discount of almost 80% off the full retail price! For a sneak peek of what's inside, check out the beautiful layouts my Scrap Stars have done with this grab bag, plus you can simply click on the image below and view the detailed images in my store! I've revealed the whole bag for you, right there in the detailed images.

OK, and last but certainly not least - that little Valentine gift I mentioned! I was racing to get the grab bag done this week, so unfortunately, I didn't have time to make you a little freebie like I wanted to. So, instead, I'm giving you a 30% off coupon for my store - for one day only! You can use the coupon on anything in my store EXCEPT the grab bag. Please do not use the coupon on the grab bag because your download links will be canceled, if you do. I hope you enjoy the coupon and use it to pick up a little something sweet from your wish list! Please note, the coupon is valid for Trixie Scraps Designs products only and expires tonight at midnight!

That's all from me for today - I hope you have a fabulous day filled with that lovin' feelin! Thanks for stopping by to visit me!

Monday, February 8, 2010

Manic Monday 2/8/10

Hey everyone!!

Taking a quick break from the new stuff I'm busily, busily working on to tell you about today's Manic Monday sale - my Snow Day kit is on sale today only for 50% off!! It's a huge kit and you'll get it for just $2.50 - but only till the end of today. If you don't already own this kit, grab it now for a steal! And hey, if you live anywhere in the eastern 1/3 of the US, word is you'll have a great opportunity to take MORE snow photos this week - as if we haven't already had opportunity enough! lol

The preview below is linked to the kit in my store for your shopping convenience! :)

This delightful collection is full of cute "snowy day" icons, perfect to use when scrapping photos from those days spent out in the snow making snowmen, going ice skating, and sledding down the local hill. When you're through, come indoors for some warm, chocolaty cocoa and use this kit to scrap your memories of it all! This full kit contains 20 papers (16 patterns, 4 solids), a "Snowy Glass" alpha and over 60 elements, including:

5 glitter brads
5 stitched snowflakes surrounded by rhinestones
4 winter hats
2 ice skates
4 individual mittens
4 mitten pairs on strings
3 mugs of cocoa
2 cocoa brads
2 snowflake brads
1 felt heart
6 felt snowflakes
2 felt snowflake borders
5 photo frames in various styles
2 dangling, glittered snowflake borders
4 different ribbons
4 wordarts
1 snowman
1 snow woman

Want some inspiration? You're in luck!! With all this snow a lot of the U.S. has been getting, this kit is enjoying a bit of a revival lately - check out some recent layouts by my fabulous CT members! I love them!

OK, that's all for today - I hope to have a new grab bag done and released for this Friday, so stay tuned! Have a great week!

Friday, February 5, 2010

New release 2/5/10

Hey everyone!! I'm working on LOTS of new stuff for you that will all be releasing this month and I'm so excited to finish it all up and get it all to you! But, for now, here is my new product for this week - my second set of Commercial Use texture overlays. They are totally okay for personal use, as well! Ever need a certain color paper, but can't find it in your stash? The solution is simple! Fill your background with the color you want to use and use one of my overlays with a blending mode to give it texture and VOILA!! you have a custom colored paper perfect for your layout.

Of course, these overlays are also a great tool for any designer's stash as well! This set of 6 overlays is just the tool you need to bring life and texture to your papers! Layer them, adjust blending modes and just have fun combining them in endless ways for use over and over again. Included are six 12x12 cardstock textures. All textures are greyscale and ready to use at high quality 300 dpi.

Texture Plates vol 2 {Commercial Use Overlays} by Trixie Scraps Designs

Are my commercial use tools new to you? I'd love to invite you to try them at a discount! This weekend only, February 5th through the 7th, you can save 20% off the purchase of either my Texture Plates vol. 1 or Texture Plates vol. 2 overlay packs. Or, try them BOTH!! Use coupon code TrixieTP20 at checkout, with my thanks for giving my commercial use tools a try.

Thanks for reading my news today - I'll be back next week with a great new grab bag for you!! Till then, happy scrapping!

Trixie Scraps Designs

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Some recent layouts!

Hi everyone! Bad, bad design blogger I am, huh?!?! I know, its been a long time since I've posted and that's because... well, Miss Mojo has up and run off on me again, so I haven't had much news to report on the design front. But, this blog is woefully lacking in personality these days... and, since its the only blog I own, I'm going to do my best to change that and put a little bit of myself into it... hopefully, that will make those times where the new design news is sparse not feel so.... sparse! lol

So, today I've decided to come at ya with some of my most recent layouts. Around the end of 2009, I had an opportunity to apply for a couple new creative teams, so I did it. And I was happily accepted to both! So, now, on top of being a designer, I get to have fun as a CT member again. It's actually been nice to have my personal layouts to concentrate on during this little dry spell I've been having with my designs. First, I was really happy to accept a CT spot on the store team for Elemental Scraps. I've never been on a store team as a CT member before and having all these designers' awesome kits to choose from is BLISS, I tell ya! So, here are some of the layouts I've done in January and so far this month for the ES team (you can click on each one to see it in my gallery there for full credits).

And then, I also applied for and happily accepted a position on Shawnery Mathis's CT. Shawnery's designs are romantic and pretty and elegant. My scrap style ranges from funky and fun, to cute and silly. But those pretty, soft and girly pages are often some of my favorites - and Shawnery's stuff definitely fits that niche for me! Here are some layouts I've done with her designs (which you can pick up at Gotta Pixel - all my layouts are linked there for full credits).

Last, but certainly not least, I'm freelancing for the fabulous Miss Laura of simply.scraps again. Her bright funky style gets me all a-twitterpated, I tell ya! Her designs are some of my favorites to work with, and I'm super thankful for the friendship we share... and that she puts up with me and my craziness ;) So, check out some of the faboo layouts I've done lately with Lo's awesomeness - so much fun!! :)

So, there ya go! 14 layouts done since the turn of the New Year. Might be a new record for me, lol!! We've also been doing a lot of movie watching lately, getting ready for the Oscars. If I have some time next week, I might review a couple of them because I have some definite opinions to share! And I PROMISE next week, I'll have a brand new personal use grab bag for my customers and fans to enjoy. So stay tuned for that news, too! Have a great weekend!