popping in really quick because wow is it really late and i can feel myself turning into a pumpkin as we speak.
this is a little peek at an article i wrote today for february's masterful scrapbook design - titles. you can still sign up! and since it's a 30 day subscription you'll get to see february's offerings plus half of march before your subscription runs out. and of course you'll want to renew because by then you'll know just what a fabulous place it is over there.
also, debbie has a brand spanking new classroom at get it scrapped! my page pizzazz series is there, of course, as well as a brand new to self-paced offering, room with a view. to welcome everyone to the new site, debbie is offering a 20% off discount through midnight tonight; that's midnight ET on friday, february 11th. act quickly! you just have to enter the code FRIENDSROCK (and they do!) at checkout. i have lots of friends with great classes there too, so check it out!
Welcome to Jenni Bowlin Studio's CHA Winter 2011 Blog Hop brought to you by our newest release, "Be Our Guest!" This is our largest release ever filled with all sorts of pretties from the patterned paper, stickers, rub-ons, bingo cards, and unique embellishments you've come to know and love to a new foray into acrylic stamps and project foundations. You can see the entire release HERE. To celebrate, we're offering you lots and lots of opportunities to win $15 gift cards to JBS Mercantile. You can enter to win at the following locations:
Twitter: We will be giving away TWO $15 gift cards to one NEW follower on Twitter. These will be sent to the winner and to a friend of the winner's choosing, so if you're already a follower of @jbsmercantile then get some of your friends to follow us too! We will also be randomly choosing a winner from those who retweet the "CHA Winter 2011 Giveaway" post.
NEWSFLASH . . . Jenni now has a Twitter account! It's @jennibowlin and we will be choosing a random winner from her followers as well! Follow her on Twitter HERE.
Facebook: Look for the post that mentions, "Be Our Guest Giveaway" and leave a comment to be entered into the first drawing. We will also be randomly choosing a second winner from our NEW Facebook followers, so tell all your friends!
JBS Mercantile Message Board: In the "Town Square," leave a comment on the thread entitled, "Be Our Guest Giveaway."
The JBS Inspiration Blog: Leave a comment on the blog hop giveaway post telling us which of our new products is your favorite.
Our design team members have giveaways on their blogs as well. You can find links to those on the rigth sidebar.
i have finally begun an art journal! hooray! it is very tiny. i'm doing it in a jbs 4x4 inch chipboard mini-album. i was already feeling waaaaaaaaay behind last night on day one of the great race. i only had one layout and thus one point to my name while celeste had already racked up 14 points and paula had 6. oy. i decided i would just journal one little page to get a half point. it was really rather daunting to sit in front of a blank canvas with just a few minutes before bedtime and wonder where to begin. i finally decided to write down a few words i was feeling. we are having hard times with the reading again and i am feeling frustrated and mad that i get frustrated with him, so i wrote, "i am a teacher. i love him so. why do i have so much more patience with other children? less with my own." i added a few bits from the mess in front of me and was happy that i'd documented my emotions and begun a new creative journey. i then decided to throw together a little tag to make it an even 2 points. you see in calvinball a layout gets a full point, but a mini-album is only a half point. we didn't really set points for tags, but it's calvinball and i can make up the rules. tags get a half point. there. so i made my little tag while in the same mood and with the same stuff in front of me. this afternoon i made the realization that it could be the facing page for my journaling. i love it. so there you go. in february my art journal every day will be a few words and a tag in this little mini. it's a great place to get my feet wet and then maybe next month i'll find the time and energy to go bigger and messier.
the february gallery and kits are up at jbs mercantile. WOW! is it an amazing month! take a peek for sure! i only have this one done so far, but that will definitely change. you can expect double digits from me with this kit because it's fabulous and because . . .
the great scrapbook race starts today! calvinball anyone? join us! it's going to be fun! expect a trash talking post on that very soon.
also starting today, masterful scrapbook design! february is titles. debbie's seminars are SO SO SO awesome. packed full of inspiration, information, and ideas. check one out and you'll be hooked!