Friday, July 31, 2009

Adornit's Blog Hop

Thanks for coming! I'm excited to be a part of the Adornit Blog hop today. I was very excited when Georgana asked me to hop on. :) If you've come for your daily dose of QK thanks! But you're missin out on the whole hop. So hop over to the Adornit Web site.
For today I'm going to share a card that I made with "By the Sea Shore" mermaid. She's so pretty and I have so much fun coloring her when I get a chance. :) I used some patterned paper that I found in a stack from Making Memories It's so fitting for this card! I colored my mermaid using gamsol and colored pencils. I hope you'll stop by and pick up your own mermaid today. They are 20% off over at Queen Kat Designs and we're having a 55% off sale too!

Hop on over to Lauri Green's blog to see what's up her sleeve today.

A special thank you to Georgana and Adornit for putting this blog hop together!

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Happy Wednesday

It's Royal Kat Wednesday at the castle again and we are making boxes this week! If you've come from Tina's blog you're on the right track. If you've come out of the blue, please sail back to the QKD blog for the beginning of the hop.

This is a "piece of cake" I used a cricut machine to cut the box out of aqua colored cardstock and used my scor-it to make the scores for the folds. Then I folded the box up and used tombow to secure the edges. I lined the outside with patterned paper from Fancy Pants. Adding a stamped and glittered cupcake and ribbon.

Next I added some Prima flowers and a brad to "ice" the edge of my cake.

That's it. It was a really simple box to make. I've seen people make entire cakes.. like 2-3 layer cakes with them!! It's a fun addition to a birthday party, wedding party, anniversary or even an open house. Fill them with candy, nuts or anything small and give them as favors at your next function!

Now, please visit Maria for the next stop on our box making blog hop. Thanks for stoping at my blog I hope you have a cool day.

Monday, July 27, 2009

400? Wow! I can't believe it!

Paradise Sunrise will celebrate it's 400th sale soon! At this time we are 16 sales from it! We are holding a special drawing!! and you could be the winner!!!!

For every item you purchase you will receive 1 pink raffle ticket with your order. If we hit 400 sales by midnight on July 31st PST, we will draw 1 or 2 winners on Aug 1st and announce them here and on our etsy store and on twitter!

Take a look at our NEW Raspberry Lemonade Lip Balm! It's so yummy!!AND IT'S PINK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Hazing Event!

DUDE!!! Whimsical Ink Sorority just extended the cut off date for the 2nd Hazing Event! Come over and check it out....

The prize will be the 2 new word stamp sets that just came out.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

New things in Paradise..

Greetings from under the cabana. It was 99 degrees here today. YIKES! Too hot for my blood. So I stayed inside and opened up a new store! :)

Paradise Sunrise Essentials
now has two retail outlets. You can find our fabulous soaps, lotion bars and lip balms on Artfire as well as Etsy. There's lots and lots of new stuff that I've added in the past month or so. Come by the shop and check it out. I don't have everything up on the Artfire store yet but have already had my first sale! I'm very excited about this and if all goes well, Etsy will be history.

I'm offering a free lip balm to those who purchase now through 7/31/09 on the new Artfire Store! So shop now and get those lips smooth!

Here's one of my fav. new soaps. You just have to try it. It's Pomegranate and smells so yummy. It is HUGE!!!How about my fav. lip balm.... well.. I really have a HARD time telling you which is my fav. if you could see my desk, I have 1 of each flavor here, open and ready to use. lol. but the one I reach for the most I'd have to say is Cheesecake!
Treat yourself to a refreshing soap and lip balm! Each order will receive a free lip balm. If you order more than 1 item, I'll add a soap sample. :)


Wednesday, July 22, 2009

2 new stamp sets and RKW!

WOW what a day! Welcome to the Royal Kat Wednesday Blog hop, the 2nd Hazing Event celebration for the Whimsical Ink Sorority AND a special RELEASE day!!!

Oh my. Have I got some treats for you! #1 if you came from Tina's blog you're on the right track. Welcome! If you've come out of the blue to my blog, please hop back to QKD's blog and start the hop over again. You won't regret it!

#2 Have you seen the Hazing Event? OMG I'm so excited!!! We are holding a drawing at the sorority for a stamp set!! Well, ok 2 stamp sets! You'll get BOTH of the new word stamps that accessorize the fantasy stamps that QKD makes. which brings me to #3....

New releases!! We have 2 new stamp sets for you today. They are "Magic Can Happen" and "Live Dream Believe". I made a card with the latter and here it is...
It kinda doesn't fit with the "inspiration" that Maria gave us... But that's kinda becuase I made my card ahead of time.. *yikes don't throw that at me again!* lol. But it's a FUN card.. don't you think? I had fun making it. Get your sets today! Don't wait we may run out!

Thanks for coming to the blog hop. I'm glad you had time to visit. Please leave some love so I know you were here. Stay kool and hop over to Maria's blog now.

Check out the Sweet Summer Sale @ Queen Kat Designs
20% off of Past kits
20% off QKD stamps*
25% off Special Deals Section
35% off Grab Bags
35% of Acrylic Blocks
35% off Paper Packs
55% off Clearance Section
55% off Scrapbooking kits**

*Stamp Exclusions: Separates line, Mini Sets and ATC Backers
**Scrapbooking kit Exclusions: Royal kits

EVERY order over $25 gets a Grab bag worth at least $13.50 while supplies last
Sale runs from 7/22/09 through 7/31/09 or until everything is gone!
We are blowing out everything to make room for some fun new stamps and kits.

Here's the official hop list for today:

Vicki: You're here!

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

It's RKW!!

Welcome to another week of the Royal Kat Wednesday Blog hop! We are excited to have you with us today. If you've come from Andrea's Blog, you're on the right track!! If you've come out of the blue, thanks! but you'll want to check out the whole hop! Start over at the QKD blog for the hop.

(Please note that the blog hop is not officially starting until 6am PST so if you're here before that time, please check the QKD blog at 6am PST for the start of the hop. I posted this early because in recent hops we've had trouble with bloggers auto post feature and we wanted to provide you with a seamless hop this week. Thank you for coming.)

Today's theme is color. Maria has presented us with: Lime, Yellow, Orange and Red. We were told to make a card using those colors. So.. here's what I came up with. It's a fun card. It's a spin on a card by my friend Ana Wolfhart. I saw it in a Cards Magazine issue. I believe it was July 2008 that it's in. Thanks for the inspiration Ana! You're the best.

I think I did a good job with those colors!! Almost NO cool colors to be found. YIKES!! I need my purples and blues. :) I used the new Paradise Found stamp set for this. It's a purrrrfect fit for this color scheme.

Thanks for visiting! Please hop over to Lara's blog now and see what she's offering this week.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Sketchy RKW!

Hi hi! It's a sketch party today!! Thanks for visiting my blog! Maria challenged the Royal court to a sketch off this week. We used one of my sketches....And we all went to work on it! I had fun with the new stamp that came out this month called Honolulu skyline. It's sooooooo fun to work with!!! I wish I had a varigated ink pad I want to try to do it with all kinds of crazy colors! I used some paper from the Making Memories Travel stack I found and some random embellies! :) Try the sketch for yourself!
I think there's like 13 of us in the blog hop this week!! And there's a prize to be had on the WIS blog!! So don't stop now. Hop hop hop over to Ms. Tina's Blog. Happy Hoppin!

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

It's Release Day!!

Happy Release day everyone! Queen Kat Designs has some fun in store for you today!! Have you seen the whole blog hop so far? If not, join us on the QKD blog to start the hop over.

Today I'm playing with the Honolulu Skyline stamp. It's a purrrfect stamp for this time of year. At Queen Kat Designs this summer, we've gone tropical. We have brought you everything such as palm trees, beach essentials and mermaids. But we haven't officially brought paradise to you until NOW! Get your very own Honolulu skyline without the $3000 trip cost!

I used some paper from Making Memories for this fun card. I am loving the Travel stack that I picked up in my crafting shopping trips that seem to happen 5 days a week. lol. The paper accents the new stamps purrfectly!

Hop over to Jules' blog now for some more stamp release fun! We've got a great hop planned don't stop now.