Sunday, December 20, 2009

Love This Design

Look what Martha did with our Flea Market Findings kit...Don't you just love how she glimmer misted the paper up - cool how she use the film strip ribbon and put the letters on...Way too awesome Martha...Remember, I said giveaway... Well how about a bag of Flea Market Findings goodies...Let us know what thinks about our kit this month...Winner picked New Year's Eve...


Thursday, December 17, 2009

Flea Market Findings

If you love shabby and vintage then this kit is for you...Love all the cool products in this jammed packed kit..Can't wait to see what our designers make...Martha made our beautiful vintage looking tag for our December kit...Love It! I am off for the next 2 weeks... I think I will play with this kit myself...Here is another great design by Martha with her adorable Lily...Have a great weekend everyone...
P.S. Let us know what you think of this kit...I will let you know the prize soon...

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

More From Our Talented Designers

More great layouts from Martha and Glynda...The first one is Martha's and the next two are Glyndas... Don't you just love these layouts? The first of the year we will have our designer gallery up...For those of you who have done layouts, project, etc. from our kits please share... We would love to see them...Hmmm, I'm seeing a layout contest in the near future with a big give away...Anyways our winner for the delightful October Afternoon wild cards is Wendy...Congrats - Wendy send me you address so I can get your cards in the mail...Great kit coming your way fun and full of vintage...Can't wait to share...Have a wonderful rest of the week...

Monday, November 30, 2009


Hello Friends,
First, I want to thank everyone who applied... I truly do mean it when I say I wish I could pick you all...Major talent was seen...With just starting the business I have decided to go with 2 designers at this time...As the kit club grows, in 2010 I want to add at least 2 or 3 more designers...With that being said our designers are the very talented Glynda Roffman and Martha Helwig... Bios and pics of these 2 amazing ladies too come soon...Feeling guilty that I could not pick you all... I feel like another give away...How about the ever so cute October Afternoon "Very Merry Wild Cards"? I love these cards and all nine of them are in our November Kit...I will pick a winner next Monday...Leave us a post on what you think of our new designers projects...Have a great week...

Thursday, November 26, 2009

We Have A Winner

Congrats Jessie Larsen! You are the winner please email me your address so we can get your kit out...I hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgving and enjoyed family and friends...What a great day it was so very thankful and blessed...Enjoy the weekend friends...

oops almost forgot here is the October Afternoon products that are also in the kit...
Don't you just love the wild cards?

Friday, November 20, 2009

It's Here

Finally, I was waiting on my October Afternoon order...Coming on Monday, so I thought I would post without the pics of the product...But this kit will also include the Very Merry - Trim The Tree paper and the ever so cute Very Merry Wild Cards (9 cards in all and they all have that vintage flair we all love)...This kit is one of my faves... Christmas papers make you feel so happy and bright...We have been looking at all the amazing designers that were sent in for our design team...It is going to be so tough choosing...Thank you too all that applied...Don't forget to leave a comment on what you are thankful for...We are giving another kit away...Have a great weekend everyone...
Counting My Many Blessings,

Thursday, November 19, 2009

So Very Thankful!

Hi Everyone,
Because our November kit is late going up...Should be up by Saturday...I will have it on the blog by Friday evening...So, with that being said we are going to give another kit away...Leave us a comment on what you are thankful for...We will pick a winner on Thanksgiving...I know I am truly blessed with a wonderful supportive husband and handsome son...They are my biggest cheerleaders...I have two beautiful sisters who are my best friends...I have some of the most treasured girl friends (one for 45 years)...My cute little Grandma - she just turned 90 years young last week (she is a breast cancer survivor)...So thankful, for so many things I could go on and on...Share what you are thankful for...


Sunday, November 15, 2009

We Have A Winner

Congrats!! Melissa on winning our October kit...Please email us your address and we will get your kit out asap...Let us know what you think of our kits and please send pics of your projects...I know the November kit was suppose to be up today but, still waiting on two papers to get here...Hopefully, we will have it up this week...I am sharing a add on that was going to be with our October kit unfortunately, project just arrived on Thursday, was on back order...We only have 12 add on kits...If you are interested please contact me asap...If you order a October kit I will ship with your October kit at no additional charge...


If you love October Afternoon products you are going to love this Add On Kit...
* Report Card Alphabet Stickers
* Report Card Shape Stickers
* Report Card Alphabet Cards (26 cards)
* Report Card Wild Cards (9 cards)
* Report Card Border Rub-Ons
* Report Cards Flashcard Book (10 pages)

This is the perfect add on for your October Kit but, hurry we only have 12 available...

$25.00 plus $7.00s/h

We have sent out all October kits we still have a few left had international kits going to New Zealand, Canada, Norway, and Germany...EXCITING....
The contest has official ended thanks everyone who tryed out...Now the real work begins so many talented designers...
Until later this week...Wait until you see our November kit...

Tuesday, November 10, 2009


Talk about talented designers, scrappers, artist, etc...We have certainly seen it - the past few weeks...Keep the submissions coming...It is going to be so difficult...Absolutely, fabulous designs...How can we choose?? I am so thrilled with the warm welcoming you all have shown...Many of you will get your kits this weekend went to the post office today...I am so loving doing this...Don't forget to leave a comment...One winner will be chosen the 15th...

Sunday, October 4, 2009


Hello Everyone - I hope you have had a GREAT weekend! After having fall like weather in Ohio - I am ready for summer... The September kits are almost sold...If you are interested they are on sale for the members price of $32.00 plus s/h...So, email me at first come, first served... Hurry while they last! With an AMAZING October kit right here...Could not wait... It is filled with 3 different varieties of paper, full of embellies and handmade goodies... You are going to love it... With this being said we are giving away a October kit - just leave us a comment and we will pick a winner November 15th...(I spent the weekend planning the November kit)...Love doing this - can't you tell...We are looking for designers that can create pages using traditionally not always matching kits, and that can think outside the box! We will be taking submissions from now until November 15th and will be announcing the winners on December 1st...

As our designer, you will be asked to:

1. Provide quality scans/photographs of 2-3 layouts a month using (but not limited to) our kit
2. 1 card per month
3. On a occasions a altered item
4. Submit a monthly feedback about our kits
5. Help promote/advertise Shabby Chic Memories on message boards and you personal blog
6. Design for Shabby Chic Memories on a 6 month term, beginning on January 1, 2010 (starting with our December kit)

Wow, with all that being said, all projects made with the kit, are yours to keep, and when used in the newsletter or on the website, you will be given full credit. As our designer, you can also submit your own work for publication, as long as you give Shabby Chic Memories the proper credit.

Your compensation will be:

1. free monthly kit with no shipping charge
2. 30% off purchases on any add-ons with no additional shipping cost

To apply, please email us the following:

1. 3 layouts (12 x 12, 8 1/2 x 11, doesn't matter)
2. an altered item
3. a card
4. link to your online gallery, blog and/or resume, if available
5. your full contact information: name, phone number, email address, and location
6. a short paragraph of why you want to be one of our designers
7. a list of your current commitments

* When sending us your projects, please send us your best work !
(file size not exceeding more than 200kb per file, only attachments will be accepted)
* International applicants are more than welcome to apply!
* Good Luck

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Sneak Peek...

Ready, Set, Learn...
This is a sneak peek of the October kit...It is jammed packed with October Afternoon and Jillibean Soup papers... Loaded with embellishments and handmade goodies...The kit will be up and online with all the details this week...I know we are early but, we just couldn't wait to share this kit with you...Also, many other surprises coming in October...Can't wait to share...We have a few September kits left if you are interested get yours asap...How about we give another kit away this month? Just leave us a comment and we will pick a lucky winner on the 15th...

Saturday, September 19, 2009


Tuesday, September 15, 2009

We Have Winner

Congrats Bri-She is the winner of our very first Shabby Chic kit...Please email us your address and we will get your kit out on Saturday...Don't forget we are looking for 2 or 3 designers...Check out our newsletter for details...Kits going out Saturday should have October kit on the blog by Sunday, with guess what a add on...I promise your going to love it...It will be worth the wait...Have a great week everyone...

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Little Miss Queen

Hi Everyone,
I gave my dear friend Martha Helwig a kit to play with...This is her beautiful granddaughter "LilyBean"...I love how Martha used the ribbon and distressed the edges...You should see the paper piecing Martha does she is very talented...Not, only is she a talented artist but, she is even a better friend...I have been so blessed with wonderful people like Martha in my life... When she has her blog ready I will share the link...Don't forget to post a comment on what you think of of our first kit... We will be picking our winner on the 15th...Good luck everyone...A big thank you and hug goes out to Melissa Frances for posting about us on her blog...We love Melissa Frances products and will be using them quite often...Look for a big project in October using MF products...Kits will be out next Saturday... Getting ready for the new kits...Your going love it... Have a great weekend ...
Remember Live, Love, Laugh and Create Everyday....

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Knee High In Kits

Hello Friends - A very busy day of getting kits ready...I'm am all glimmer mist up but, I love the look... We will have the kits all ready for mail delivery the week of the 20th...I'm really looking forward to the October kit because the main papers have not even hit the store shelves yet...Very excited love these papers and I know you will too...I should have a sneak peak very soon...Maybe, next weekend... Don't forget to leave us a comment about our first kit...Winner picked on the 15th...Everyone have a restful Labor Day...

Sunday, August 23, 2009


So, excited here it What this? A online scrapbooking kit club...I have sooooooooo many surprises in store for you...Keep watching...Don't forget to leave us a comment and try out for our design team! Here is a layout done with our very first kit...September "It's A Girl Thing". More coming soon...

Tuesday, August 18, 2009


We are so excited to be debuting our kit club! You are going to be amazed with all the little added touches we plan to provide. Our first kit is "It's A Girl Thing". Lots of Melissa Frances products, Tattered Angels, Making Memories and some special handmade flowers. I know you are going to love them. They are yummy with jewel centers.

We are looking for talented Designers! We have two open positions on our Design Team. Each month you will be expected to create 2-3 layouts and sometimes a project, before the 15th of every month. You will be rewarded with free product every month. So, show us what you can do with our debut kit "It's A Girl Thing", by October 31st. Email submission to To be considered for our team please tell us about yourself and if you have a blog please include the link. Best of luck everyone and we can't wait to see want you create with our first kit!

Also, please leave us a comment on what you think about our first kit and 1 lucky person will receive our first kit free. We will pick a winner on September 15th.

Drum roll please-our first kit....