Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Tiddly Tuesday - I am back!

So big huge Yay for finishing up with moving...I am so excited to be done and back on schedule for the most part...I still don't know where everything is, but what else is new. LOL

I am currently working on several new Wryns, but I have two to share this week. Little story for the first one.

So one of my delightful DT members Lou, who is a doll in so many ways, has a secret treasures in the form of a hilarious kiddo who comes up with brilliant ideas that Lou passes onto me...hehe. So the first little Wryn was suggested by Lou's crafty-like-a-fox kiddo! :)

Now, the saying comes from a goodbye game I play with my Little Bit (who is also crafty as a fox) . :D To say bye at school, I say "I love you!" She says "I love you MORE!" and I say, "Nah-uh, I love You MOST!" and we both grin and she hops out...:) So, to all of you who have someone you love the MOST...

...meet Wryn and Mo--I love you most (sentiment is included, plus a surprise one too)
edit: Jen asked what I used on Wryn's hair and I think I used these colors: 
I started with Y30, mixed with YR04, R27, E49, E18, Y02, YR07---It was a hodgepodge of shading....hehe I never follow any sort of recipe...just what feels good at the moment.
 We just moved back to the family farmlett (to avoid serious allergy problems in an older, but beautiful rent house), so our new favorite pasttime is walking around and picking weeds...yup, weeds. LOL We have tons of small purpley clover/weeds that grow everything and they make great little bouquets....It make me think spring already (we have a few months to go here) and flowers, so meet:

Wryn Blooms (surprise sentiment included)
This sample was made by the delightful Tracy. :)

We also have a new challenge this week (click HERE)...you really ought to see the amazing entries we have had of late!!! OMG!! They are awesome! :) I think everyone is enjoying the extra week we added to the challenges this year...it allows more people to play along and WE are certainly happy to see your delicious creations!! :) Please play along when you have time. :)

I loved the little fox so much, I decided to make a little badge for her. :)





Have a wonderful week and I will see you next Tuesday with another new Wryn....I have tons of ideas going, but I love suggestions, so feel free to leave a comment or drop me an email. :)

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Tiddly Tuesday - a wee bit postponed

I am so happy to see you this week, but I am running a bit behind this week---for good reason. :) My family and I are moving houses and I don't have my scanner or anything hooked up at the moment, so new images and cards will have to wait until next week when my office is back to normal.

In the meantime, I wanted to say a huge thank you for the marvelous blog hop and support of Wryn. I will be back very soon with some new Wryns.

Now before you dash off, please stop by the challenge blog and see the amazing, fantastic creations by the DT who are NOT moving this week. LOL

See you in a little bit when I have working equipment again. ;)

Friday, January 13, 2012

Friends are the Flowers of Life Blog Hop

Welcome to the last stop of the Tiddly Inks blog hop! :) So this is how it works. :) There is a list of the linked sites on the challenge blog....if you are just entering the hop here, HOP on back to the challenge blog so you don't miss anyone or potential prizes. :)

The blog hop will run until January 14 at 6:00 PM. We will have a wrap-up "party" on January 14 in the Tiddly Inks PCP group from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM CST. Stop in and chat with us in the comment section at the bottom of the page. Between 6 PM and 10 PM CST, one lucky PCP commenter will be randomly selected to receive the next 2 Tiddly Inks stamps before anyone else (free of charge).

In honor of the blog hop, I have released two new images and I have a freebie in the shop too to say thanks for playing along.... :)
Please meet Wryn and Wren - Too Tweet
(she comes with a surprise sentiment)

(she also comes with a surprise sentiment) 
And then the freebie with a Grow a Garden of Love 
can be downloaded HERE. 

I hope you have thoroghly been inspired by the blog hop.
And a huge thank you from the bottom of my heart for the lovely response to Wryn...she is so much fun for me to draw and I will continue to draw more and more of her. :)




Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Bog Hop Instructions---How to Play along on January 13

So I thought I would spell out exactly how to join in the blog hop on January 13 because we would love to have you play along...

Theme: Friends are the Flowers of Life: Use any Tiddly Inks digital image to create a card or project and participate in the blog hop

How to Participate:  
This is actually a 4-step process: 

One, you have to make the card in advance using a Tiddly Inks image, preferably with friends or flowers as the theme, but it is open to any TI image.  Just have fun! :)

Two, post your photo and information on your own personal blog on January 13 before 12 PM CST--and at least by 5:45 PM CST---so you can meet the 6-hour window to enter the blog hop. The title of your post should be "Friends are the Flowers of Life - Tiddly Inks Blog Hop".

Three, once your blog post is live, visit the Tiddly Inks challenge blog (our enrollment list will be open for 6 hours--see times below) and link your blog hop post at the bottom of the "Flowers" Blog Hop post (there will be an Inlinkz list) in order to be qualified for the prizes. There is no need to sign up in advance---just have a post ready to link. 

Four, the enrollment time will close at 6:00 PM (and hopefully we have about 30 to 40 people who linked) and then we hop around and view their cards---and your card---from the list on the Tiddly Inks challenge blog. Sounds like fun, right? Last time we had a hundred-plus people coming around and commenting and it was fun!! :)


Dates:  
6:00 PM CST on Friday January 13 to 6:00 PM CST on Saturday January 14

The blog hop will run until January 14 at 6:00 PM. We will have a wrap-up "party" on January 14 in the Tiddly Inks PCP group from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM CST. Stop in and chat with us in the comment section at the bottom of the page. Between 6 PM and 10 PM CST, one lucky PCP commenter will be randomly selected to receive the next 2 Tiddly Inks stamps before anyone else (free of charge).
Prizes: Two blogger participants selected from the Tiddly Inks Inlinkz list will be announced on January 15 and highlighted on the TI challenge blog. Each will receive a $10 gift voucher.

There will also be random prizes throughout the DT blogs, so be sure to comment and visit each one. :) 

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Tiddly Tuesday ---will be this Friday on the blog hop

Hi guys
Since we have the blog hop this week, I am holding off on any goodies and whatnot until the blog hop day! :)

But in the meantime, we are going to have a little commenting fun for a FREE Wryn.
Pop in the shop HERE, and post the link to your favorite Wryn image in the comments section. I will pick a winner on Wednesday...and I will be reposting the blog hop details on Wednesday, but you can scroll down one post to find the details for now. :)

XOXO
Christy

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Blog Hop Coming Up and Blog Candy Winners

We are having so much fun with Wryn and her friends that we would like to celebrate in a big way....let's have a blog hop!!!

It is going to be a biggg one too! LOL The DT will join in, but we hope you join in and create something for the hop since it will be open to everyone to play along. Feel free to swap out the badges for the new blog hop one if you plan to join in. :)

We will re-post this again prior to the blog hop, so keep your peepers peeled, but here are the details:

Theme: Friends are the Flowers of Life: Use any Tiddly Inks digital image to create a card or project and participate in the blog hop

Dates: 6 PM CST on Friday January 13 to 6 PM CST on Saturday January 14

How to Participate: Create a new Tiddly Inks project and post on your personal blog between 12 PM CST and 5:55 PM CST on January 13. The title of your post should be "Friends are the Flowers of Life - Tiddly Inks Blog Hop".

Once your blog post is live, visit the Tiddly Inks challenge blog and link your blog hop post in the Inlinkz list at the bottom of the "Flowers" Blog Hop post in order to be qualified for the prizes. There is no need to sign up in advance---just have a post ready to link. The Inlinkz list will close at 6 PM and then we hop, Wryn style, from the Tiddly Inks challenge blog.

The blog hop will run until January 14 at 6 PM. We will have a wrap-up "party" on January 14 in the Tiddly Inks PCP group from 6 PM to 10 PM CST. Stop in and chat with us in the comment section at the bottom of the page. Between 6 PM and 10 PM CST, one lucky PCP commenter will be randomly selected to receive the next 2 Tiddly Inks stamps before anyone else (free of charge).

Prizes: Two blogger participants selected from the Inlinkz list will be announced January 15 and highlighted on the TI challenge blog. Each will receive a $10 gift voucher.

There will also be random prizes throughout the DT blogs, so be sure to comment and visit each one. :) 

And speaking of prizes, I chose two winners from those who posted the blog badges from this post HERE.  

Alethea
  
Debbie Johns


Please contact me ladies and I will provide your choice of ONE of the new Wryn images. Thanks so much for sharing the badges! :) 



Thursday, January 5, 2012

Sale Ends in 8 hours, but more goodies to come!

So the sale is ending in about 8 hours now over but I wanted to share some goodies and more cards for inspiration from my DT and people posting samples on Facebook. :)

Also, we have 2 winners of an image tomorrow (see this post) and next week we have another chance to win and a blog hop....more details to come on that opportunity and on the blog hop this Sunday. :)

Before then, take a look at these precious cards from Wendy, Mette and Elaine from our Facebook Page...feel free to share yours there too. :)  Click HERE to share or view their original posts. :)
Mette

Wendy
 Elaine

And from the DT, we have a few more fabulous cards (links to the DT's blog are in the side bar):
 Cheryl

Kindra

 Joey
Jen

Can you tell we are having a great new year??? LOL

I hope you having a fantastic one too and we will see you tomorrow and then on Sunday to figure out the blog hop. :)

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Welcome 2012 and Wryn n' Friends

Welcome to 2012! I am feeling very excited and rejuvenated by a new character and a new year and a new---well, everything! :)

I introduced you to Wryn and some of her friends briefly last week, but this is why the Wryn character is close to my heart. :) I have only one daughter and I don't discuss her much or post her pictures as I feel she has a right to her life and her privacy and to make the decision to have her life posted when SHE posts it....hopefully, never. LOL Anyway, so you will probably never see my kiddo plastered on my blog, except for the occasional funny (in my mind LOL) story. But starting now, you might see a lot of this character based on my Little Bit. LOL When I was pregnant, I wanted to name my daughter ArylWryn after a favorite book character, but my hubby voted that down, despite the fact that he is Irish. LOL So I have been hanging onto the name and this little character, who is loosely based on my own Little Bit, is the lucky girl to get named Wryn. She is going to do all the naive, sweet, silly, and lovingly innocent things my daughter does, which I am sure matches up with many little girls in the world so I hope you find some of your own little "birdie/wren" in Wryn.

I already have a few requests for things Wryn can be doing, but feel free to leave me a comment suggesting something a sweet, innocent girl would love to do. :)

You may meet all the different Wryns below or HERE---thanks so much to the DT for creating some samples AGAIN----I work with the bestest creators in the world! You will be seeing many other samples as we build our challenges back up on the challenge blog. We have some changes to the challenges this year, so please check out what is happening HERE.
And we have two new FABULOUSSS designers joining us, so be sure to check out Hannah of Delightfully Distressing Designs and Wendy of SugarPea Designs.

So get settled in with a drink and a note pad because the creations are going to inspire you...hehe
Now let's go take a peek at all the new Wryns:

Meet Wryn (HERE)
This was first Wryn I imagined since I could see Little Bit turning a prince into a frog instead of the other way around...hehe Thought she might be good for wishing hop-py birthdays too.

My card
(Unfortunately, I had camera issues this week---in that I forgot it at my parent's house, so I had to use my phone...LOL For some reason, they got all wonky and distorted, but I did the best I could.)
 Tracy
Pops
Melissa

Cheryl

Kindra

And since these are so close to my heart,
meet Wryn--Close to my Heart
Melissa

Joey

Larissa

Lou

Marlena

Joey
Lou (getting a head start on her lovely calendar :D)
Larissa

 And then, lastly for now (but there are more ideas to come), 
Larissa

Arabella

Joey
Lou
  
And I have one more little character to share...some of you have seen my new pyrenees puppy, Silver, so here is a little doggie, very loosely based on Silver. :)
Joey
 Larissa


Now that you have met them all HERE, I hope you grab one or two (or all of them in one listing HERE) to come play with us on during a blog HOP on January 13....there is more detail to come on that very soon.

Now, what you all really want to know...is there a sale? Well.....

OK...hehe

For 36 hours, Tiddly Inks will be 30% off....yup, have fun! 
Just enter this code: WRYNNFNDS








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