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A special sneak peek into the Heidi Sonboul Signature Series Book

post date iconApril 30th, 2013 author iconJenni Gasparrini
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Today, we’ve got a very special sneak peek inside Heidi Sonboul’s upcoming Signature Series book! We love how she incorporates cross-stitching into this whimsical layout, and are sure you’re going to be inspired by the many different crafting techniques she uses throughout her book. Don’t miss tomorrow as we have planned an even bigger reveal and an exciting giveaway handpicked by Heidi herself!

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A special sneak peek into the Heidi Sonboul Signature Series Book
 

Jenni Guynn

Jenni is our wonderful Ad Director at Northridge Publishing. She will be sharing with you some great offers and introducing us all to some fabulous companies.

Amy Tan Signature Series Launch Party: Day 1

post date iconFebruary 25th, 2013 author iconJenni Gasparrini
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We are so excited to be celebrating the release of Amy Tan’s new Signature Series book!  We’ll be announcing all the details on the Signature Series Facebook page each day, so we hope you’ll stop by and “Like” us for your chance to win one of over 25 prize packages, featuring all of Amy’s favorite products!

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The fun starts today and will run through the end of the week. We’ll have goodies from Amy Tan, Fiskars Basic Grey, American Crafts, Silhouette, & more. Our first round of giveaways will include 10 Signature Series Amy Tan idea books! This round will last for 24 hours – so there is still plenty of time to invite your friends and for them to enter, too! Read below for all the details on entry.

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Get your Free Sneak Peek inside the issue here!

Fashion designer turned scrapbooking queen, Amy Tan of Amy Tangerine, is a burst of energy in the paper craft industry. Between creating best-selling paper lines and teaching creative classes around the world, Amy is working on perfecting the “art of truly living.”

(Please leave separate comments on this post for each entry)

MAIN ENTRY:

- Enter to win by commenting below. Comment on this post by Tuesday @8:00am {MST}. TEN winners will receive a Signature Series Amy Tan Idea Book. We’ll announce our winners tomorrow!

For additional entries:

- “Like” the Signature Series Facebook page and leave a comment telling us what your favorite project in Amy Tan’s Sneak Peek. one entry.

- Share this giveaway (on Facebook, Twitter, your blog, etc) & link to your post in your additional comment. one entry.

- “Pin” this giveaway on Pinterest. one entry.

 

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You are providing your information to Northridge Publishing and not to Facebook. Winners must claim their prizes within 2 weeks. Packages typically ship within 2-4 weeks, but can take up to 6 weeks to ship.

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Amy Tan Signature Series Launch Party: Day 1
 

Jenni Guynn

Jenni is our wonderful Ad Director at Northridge Publishing. She will be sharing with you some great offers and introducing us all to some fabulous companies.

KELLY PURKEY SIGNATURE SERIES LAUNCH PARTY: DAY 5

post date iconDecember 14th, 2012 author iconTeresa
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We’ve had so much fun celebrating the release of Kelly Purkey’s new Signature Series book!  If you’ve been lucky enough to snag one of this week’s amazing packages, we’d love for you to share your creations on the Signature Series Facebook page. We also wanted to thank ALL of our wonderful readers and sponsors for joining in the Party!

Our Launch Party Day 5 sponsor is Kelly Purkey! A self-professed travel addict, foodie, and conqueror of big cities (former Chicogoan, current Manhattan-ite, LA lover), Kelly Purkey has a designer’s eye and brings her unique jet-setting flavor to everything she does. Kelly’s book is full of innovative techniques and amazing ideas to take your scrapbooking to the next level. Kelly’s signature style? Bold+beautiful and graphic goodness+delightful design.

 

Get your Free Sneak Peek inside the issue here!

We’re sure if you’re one of Kelly’s many followers that you’ve all heard about her exciting new adventure! For those of you who haven’t, Kelly has recently branched out and started her own company under the Kelly Purkey brand name. The first step (of many to come!) has been in wood handled stamps. She loves designing products, and loves seeing people use them even more! Today she is offering each of her four charming Holiday stamps to FOUR of our readers! You’ll find details on entry below.

Kelly is also offering 15% off your entire purchase in  her shop with the coupon code “SIGSERIES15” – be sure to stop by and browse through all her fabulous products! (offer ends Wednesday, December 19th at midnight)

(Please leave separate comments on this post for each entry)

MAIN ENTRY:

- Enter to win by commenting below. Comment on this post by Saturday @10:00am {MST}. FOUR winners will receive the prize package detailed above. We’ll announce our winners tomorrow!

For additional entries:

- Stop by the Kelly Purkey Facebook page, and leave her a big “thank you” for sponsoring her gorgeous wood handled stamps! one entry.

- Share this giveaway (on Facebook, Twitter, your blog, etc) & link to your post in your additional comment. one entry.

- “Pin” this giveaway on Pinterest. one entry.

 

American Crafts Winner’s Circle:

1. Janetta Zeimetz. She wrote: “I love American Crafts! Thanks for this opportunity to win this awesome giveaway! I am going back to Facebook to thank American Crafts for donating the items.”

2. Vanessa. She wrote: “Pinned it here! http://pinterest.com/pin/121808364893313812/

3. Aubrea G. She wrote: “Wonderful prize package. Thank you for the chance to win.”

4. Cheryl Leong. She wrote: “i wanna win this!”

 

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You are providing your information to Northridge Publishing and not to Facebook. Winners must claim their prizes within 2 weeks. Packages typically ship within 2-4 weeks, but can take up to 6 weeks to ship.

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KELLY PURKEY SIGNATURE SERIES LAUNCH PARTY: DAY 5
 

Teresa Phillips

Donna Downey Launch Party Week: Final Day!

post date iconOctober 26th, 2012 author iconTeresa
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We’re sad to say that today is the final day of our Donna Downey Launch Party week! But on a positive note…we have something wonderful for you! Donna Downey has sponsored her famous 5-part PanPastel Workshop Series for THREE lucky winners.

In addition, PanPastel has sponsored three Donna Downey Mixed Media kits to pair with the series, so you’ll have some product to get you started! That leaves us with one AMAZING PanPastel Bundle today! These online workshops NEVER expire and download right to your computer, so you can watch them over and over again! Each of these bundles holds a whopping $175.00 value!

Part 1: Start off your PanPastel 101 workshop with the perfect introduction to PanPastels as a medium of color.  And get a walk through as you explore the palettes of color, tools, application, layering techniques, shading, blending and fixing.

Part 2: PanPastel 102 is an introduction to building and laying backgrounds by exploring how PanPastels react to surfaces, textures and mediums.

Part 3: PanPastel 201 – creative “HEART” is centered around a basic heart shape, you will build your working knowledge through practices, demos, composition and techniques for applying and using PanPastels in your mixed-media art applications.

Part 4: PanPastel 202 – “a study in poppies” is focused around flowering poppies, you will build your working knowledge through practices, demos, composition and techniques for applying and using PanPastels in your mixed-media art applications.

Part 5: PanPastel 203 – “pretty little houses” is a mixed media journey through PanPastels utilizing the principles of positive and negative space, stencils, collage, versamark stamping, fabric applications and dimensional color building.

Each session builds on the one before it as you gain a working knowledge, practice and understanding of PanPastels around the common design theme of houses. Techniques will include: shading, design and composition building, collage, laying color, building dimension and surface preparation. You are encouraged to work along with the video workshop as Donna instructs you step-by-step through application techniques, tutorials, and demonstrations.

 

 The PanPastel – Donna Downey Mixed Media kit contains 7 PanPastel colors, Sofft tools, palette tray and a free Donna Downey video workshop. These kits are just what you need to get started and have a $50.00 value!

  Get your SNEAK PEEK inside the issue now!!

Please note: ALL 10,000 of Donna’s books have sold out, so if you want to snag one, hurry out to big box stores like Hobby Lobby, A.C. Moore and Barnes & Noble – and don’t forget to check your local craft stores too!  Digital copies are still available on NorthridgePublishing.com.

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MAIN ENTRY:
- Enter to win by commenting below. Comment on this post by Monday @10:30am {MST}. THREE winners will receive the PanPastel Bundle detailed above. We’ll announce our winners Monday afternoon.

For additional entries:

- Head to the Donna Downey Facebook page and leave a big “Thank You” for sponsoring her online PanPastel Workshop Series. one entry.

- Stop by the PanPastel Facebook page and “Thank” them for sponsoring their PanPastel Mixed Media kit. one entry.

- “Like” the Signature Series on Facebook and leave us a comment letting us know why you need this Series & Kit. one entry.

- Share this giveaway (on Facebook, Twitter, your blog, etc) & link to your post in your additional comment. one entry.

- “Pin” this giveaway on Pinterest. one entry.

Unity Stamp Company Winner’s Circle:

 

 

1. Marcia. She wrote: “I shared this on my FB page. https://www.facebook.com/#!/mlyletaylor

2. Van. She wrote: “What an awesome partnership and I’d love a chance to win!”

3. Casey Britton. She wrote: “I pinned this to my giveaways board on Pinterest here: http://pinterest.com/pin/117726977730619352/

4. Carolyn Irizarry. She wrote: “hese stamps look like they belong in my collection of stamps! :) They would look beautiful on cards. Thanks for the chance to win. God bless!”

5. Heather – housesbuiltofcards. She wrote: “BEAUTIFUL BEAUTIFUL stamps!!! LOVE these!!!”

6. Mary Auran. She wrote: “NICE:)”

7. Robin B. She wrote: “I love the empowered words stamp set.”

8. lori Ingebritson. She wrote: “What a wonderful stamp set. They would be so much fun to create things with! Thanks so much for the opportunity!”

9. heaney. She wrote: “what a fabulous giveaway…keeping all my fingers crossed…”

10. Nancy Y. She wrote: “WOW!!! LOVE these stamps sets! Thank you so very much for the chance to win!”

Congratulations, Ladies! Please send your full name and shipping address to: teresa@northridgepublishing.com. Please put “Unity Stamp Co. Winner” in the subject line of your email. Thanks everyone for joining in on the fun!

*WINNERS HAVE 2 WEEKS TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE, PLEASE ALLOW 4-6 WEEKS FOR SHIPPING 

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You are providing your information to Northridge Publishing and not to Facebook.

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Donna Downey Launch Party Week: Final Day!
 

Teresa Phillips

Donna Downey Launch Party Week: Day 1

post date iconOctober 22nd, 2012 author iconTeresa
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We are so excited to be celebrating the release of Donna Downey’s new Signature Series book!  We’ll be announcing all the details on the Signature Series Facebook page each day, so we hope you’ll stop by and“Like” us for your chance to win one of over 35 prize packages, featuring products that Donna loves and uses often!

The fun starts today and will run through the end of the week. We’ll have goodies from the Signature Series, Prima Marketing, Faber Castell, Unity Stamp Co., Pan Pastel & Donna Downey!  You may want to get out your easel in preparation for this exciting explosion of fabric, paper, glue, paint, and ink. Come see what Donna has been crafting lately and get ideas + FREE product for your next project!

Our first round of giveaways will include 10 Signature Series 2012 Digital Subscriptions ($49.95 value), this round will last for 24 hours – so there is still plenty of time to invite your friends and for them to enter, too! Read below for all the details on entry.

Please note: ALL 10,000 of Donna’s books have sold out, so if you want to snag one, hurry out to big box stores like Hobby Lobby, A.C. Moore and Barnes & Noble – and don’t forget to check your local craft stores too! Digital issues are still available on NorthridgePublishing.com!

And don’t forget to get your FREE Peek inside the issue here!

(Please leave separate comments on this post for each entry)

MAIN ENTRY:

- Enter to win by commenting below. Comment on this post by Tuesday @12:00pm {MST}. TEN winners will receive a 2012 Digital Subscription to the Signature Series. We’ll announce our winners tomorrow afternoon.

For additional entries:

- “Like” the Signature Series Facebook page and leave a comment telling us what you need this book. one entry.

- Share this giveaway (on Facebook, Twitter, your blog, etc) & link to your post in your additional comment. one entry.

- “Pin” this giveaway on Pinterest. one entry.

 

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You are providing your information to Northridge Publishing and not to Facebook.

 

 

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Elizabeth Kartchner Launch Party: Day 5 Winner’s Circle

post date iconAugust 20th, 2012 author iconTeresa
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Day 5 Winner’s Circle:

Thank you all for joining us for our Elizabeth Kartchner Launch Party! We’ve had so much fun sharing sneak peeks inside the issue, as well as some of the fantastic products used throughout Elizabeth’s book. We hope you’ve all had fun too! After all, our launch parties are put together with you, our readers, in mind. Stay tuned for our next Signature Series Designer Launch Party announcement on the Signature Series Facebook page. We hope to see you there!

1. Caroline Asato. She wrote: “Love fiskars! And now there’s more of fiskars to love! Great layouts!”

2. LinhC. She wrote: “Thanks for the chance to win this great book! Love the projects.”

3. czecher. She wrote: “Quality as usual!”

4. Marie Sellers. She wrote: “Love Fiskars products and border punches!”

5. Jeniff. She wrote: “Beautiful layout. Thanks for the chance to win”

6. Donna S. She wrote: “Thanks for this great prize!!”

7. Barbie. She wrote: “Wow, so much fun, would love to be inspired by those products!”

8. Rebecca Sedlacek. She wrote: “This would be a great prize to win.”

9. Ross Remenak. She wrote: “Great giveaway…Fiskars are the best!

10. Carmen Guthrie. She wrote: “Would love to win!!”

Congratulations, Ladies! Please send your full name, shipping address & phone number to: teresa@northridgepublishing.com. Please put “Fiskars Winner” in the subject line of your email. Thanks everyone for joining in on the fun!

For any of you who haven’t yet had the chance to peek inside Elizabeth’s fabulous Signature Series book, come see how she documents her joy-filled days and everyday adventures!

*WINNERS HAVE 2 WEEKS TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE, PLEASE ALLOW 4-6 WEEKS FOR SHIPPING 

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Elizabeth Kartchner Launch Party: Day 5 Winner’s Circle
 

Teresa Phillips