Monday, July 27, 2009

Twila's Baseball Mini Album

We just don't have enough room in the newsletter to share all the photos we'd like to share with you. That's one more reason why we like our blog so much! Scroll down in this post to see all the cool inside pages of Twila's Baseball Pennant Mini Album. She created it using the Party Banner Mini Chipboard book from Creative Imaginations's Bare Elements collection and our new baseball papers & cardstock stickers from Reminisce. Of course she added some ribbon, felt & other embellishments along the way too! Check it out!

New Karen Foster Collections

In stock right now! 4 new collections from Karen Foster: Soccer, Volleyball, Wine & Birthday. Check them out here. Read below each photo for a description of the matching embellishments for each collection. Hurry in to the store to buy yours now!

Available to match the new Soccer papers from Karen Foster: Clearly Stickers, Cardstock Stickers & Bubble Brads

Available to match the new Volleyball papers from Karen Foster: Clearly Stickers

Available to match the new Wine papers from Karen Foster: Clearly Stickers, Cardstock Stickers (Italy, France & Bon Appetit), Treasure Brads & Stacked Stickers (3D diecut stickers)

Available to match the new Birthday papers from Karen Foster: Sparkle Burst Brads, Cardstock Stickers, Bubble Brads & a Happy Birthday Stacked Statement (3D diecut sticker)

SMOOCH Inks "How to Video"

Check out this video for a demonstration using SMOOCH inks to create a card. Fast forward the video, to about the 6 minute mark, to see a beautiful scrapbook layout & 2 finished cards. We've got lot's of colors of SMOOCH inks & glitters in stock, in the store now!

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Get Answers

In order to see the questions, ask questions or respond to questions in our new "Get Answers" column (on the right side of this blog), you must sign in. Signing in is easy, you first set up an account with Google. If you've got GMAIL, or a Blogger account, you already have one. We're hoping that this column will bring together the Whimzee's Girls, our customers & our blog followers in all sorts of scrapbooking & paper crafting discussions. We'd like to hear your questions & suggestions for the store & the blog here. And we'd love to hear your responses to our questions and those of the other online Whimzee's Girls. I've set up a few questions to get us started. We encourage you to join in our discussions, let's get chatting about all things scrapbook! :)

Monday, July 20, 2009

What's New from Bo Bunny

Twila's been passing me all sorts of fun emails lately, full of new product releases. The latest is from Bo Bunny. It looks like their designers have been hard at work with all the new collections coming out soon. Here's a sneak peek of their latest creations:


Flutter Butter

Kitchen Spice


Boo Crew

Tis' the Season

St. Nick

I can't wait to see them all! I'm already planning some great layouts in my head! Leave us a comment and let us know which are your favorites!

Friday, July 17, 2009

Coming soon from Pink Paislee

Twila sent me a link to view all the cool new CHA releases for Pink Paislee. Let us know which ones are your favorites! While I was there, I checked out their blog. They have tons of cool ideas, one for making your jelly, jam, pickle jars look really cute before you give them as gifts. Click HERE to see it.

We hope you're enjoying all our tips, ideas & inspirational info. this summer! Let us know which scrapbook suppliers' products are your favorites. Also tell us which products you'd like to see us carry. We want to use this blog as a way to communicate with our customers in a personal way that allows us to see what it is you'd like to see or do at Whimzee's Scrapbook Studio!

Use the Question/Answer column on the right side of the blog to ask questions & share your answers to others' questions. We know not all of us have the answers to every question, but that some of us have the answers to some questions! So use the Whimzee's Girls Online community as a sounding board for all your scrapbooking & crafting ideas! Thanks for your help!

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Some Summer Scrapbook Inspiration!

Hi everyone! We know that sometimes the summer seems to drag on. It can be so hot that it drains all your creative energy or the weather can be so yucky, you get depressed. Of course we all have tons of fun too! But even too much fun can drain your creativity! So look no further, the Whimzee's Girls have put together a great list of places all over the world wide web where you can go to get that jolt of scrapbook inspiration. After checking out these cool sites, come by the store to stock up on all the papers & embellishments you'll need to get your creative engines running! If you've got your own blog, post some photos of your creations & leave us a link to check them out. If you'd love to share but don't have a blog, save your photos to a disk & bring them by the store with a note that they're for the blog.

52 Sketches...52 Weeks Some great sketches with a load of example pages for each one!

Click on Sunday Scrappin's brown button on the left, to find a new inspiration each week! Sign up to participate or just click on the list of participants to see their project in that week's theme.

Be sure to check out Ali Edwards's Blog. Such cool tips & projects from our fellow Oregonian & designer extraordinaire!

My choice for coolest blog layout belongs to Katie the Scrapbook Lady! Don't miss her site and all her great ideas!

Jessica Sprague's site has something for everyone! Great ideas and classes, I'm taking her Photo Editing: Frame Up & Special Effects right now.

For scrapping tips & articles check out the Scrapbook Fairy Blog. She's also got some cool ideas in the gallery on her web page for her scrapbook design business.

More cool sketches at <"">

And great videos, cards, stamping, scrapping & more at The Pink Stamper

Don't miss Stephanie Howell's blog for some beautiful layouts and photography to match. Scroll down & browse through to find the inspiration you're looking for!

Of course I can't end an article full of fun inspiration without including the cool new button I designed for my blog. Don't miss my Layout of the Week series!

If you're on Twitter sign up to follow me @JulieChats for Whimzee's updates & all the scrapbooking stuff I can find to share. Oh and of course just some tweets about what's going on at home too!

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Little Yellow Bicycle...Ideas from CHA

If the summer heat has got you down, crank up that AC & check out this awesome slideshow. All these photos were from CHA last Spring. This group is from Little Yellow Bicycle. We've got most of these collections in the store now, if the inspiration bug really bites you! I can't wait to work with some of this cute Baby Boy Safari paper!

So, grab that ice tea, sit back & relax! Let the Whimzee's Girls give you that new inspiration you need!

Check back here next week for more great inspiration for your layouts, cards & paper crafting projects!


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