Tuesday, April 30, 2013

May Release and FREEBIE :) eek.. & Winners


 Bird Brain.. I LOVE BIRDS.. I have since well FOREVER.. so I thought I totally needed to do a set with lots of fun Bird Brain birds :) 

 Delicate Doilies.. I thought this would be the perfect Mother's Day set. I also thought it would be fun to use these for Christmas too.. :) 
Deep in the woods- I love anything outdoors.. and BIGFOOT or Sasquatch is a fun little thing I had to add to this fun guy set. :) 

This is a fun mini set that is yours FREE when you spend $40.00 or more during the month of MAY!! Nothing to do but shop.. this little guy will be added to your package..
Our amazing DT Lead Arielle really wanted a piggy bank and some coins, I am so glad she did.. it inspired this cutie..
What do you think?


We didn't forget about the first Wednesday of the month.. THAT means..... FREEBIE TIME!!!! That's right - you can grab this SUPER CUTE freebie & a sentiment by clicking here! And if you use it, we want to see it, so please head over to our Facebook page or Flickr group and upload it! Since I am on such a fun Bird kick.. you get a free birdie too :) 


also.. we are announcing TRENDY TWINES new color.. 
Look at this adorable card Jessica made using it.
Jessica here with a CAS design using the new release stamp set~ Bird Brain. I couldn't help but giggle at this adorable image. Totally needed to stand alone with this great matching sentiment.

Jen here with my favorite sasquatch!  I was so excited when I saw this stamp set, because I've loved Big Foot since I was a kid!  I especially love his wide-eyed look!


Our winners are....

Winner of the BIRD BRAIN set is..
Janet Zeppa


Winner of all 3 sets
Donna K
Please email me at alison@thealleywaystamps.com to claim your prize. you have 1 WEEK :) 





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TAWS Blog HOP!! Win all 3 sets!

TAWS Blog Hop!! Win all 3 sets!

One person will win ALL 3 NEW SETS!! YEP!! So if you want to be that person.. all you have to do is comment on the hop! 
Here are ways you can win.. You can pick and choose which ones you want to do.. but the more you comment, the more chances you have to win.. 

1-Comment on The Alley Way Stamps Blog
2-Comment on the DT girls blogs (below)
3-Post about it on facebook or your blog
4-Like us on Facebook
(leave a separate comment for each that you do)
You have until March 30th at 9:00PM TAWS time to leave them.. 


This is a fun mini set that is yours FREE when you spend $40.00 or more during the month of MAY!! Nothing to do but shop.. this little guy will be added to your package..
Our amazing DT Lead Arielle really wanted a piggy bank and some coins, I am so glad she did.. it inspired this cutie..
What do you think?


Here is your hop order.. if you get lost come back to the blog to get on your way again :) 
 
 
 


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Monday, April 29, 2013

May Sneak Peeks Day #3 - Bird Brain

Good morning!!! We're back with our last SNEAK PEEK! 

All the comments posted today will go into a random drawing and one of you will win the new May set - Bird Brain!!!!  You can have up to 2 entries....
  1. One for leaving a comment on this post
  2. One for sharing on Facebook
Please leave a SEPARATE COMMENT FOR EACH! Commenting closes at 9:30 pm TAWS time!

We will have our hop on Tuesday and we'll give away ALL THREE to one lucky stamper!  

And now for the peeks from our amazing DT!!!


Kim here! Check out these fabulous birds from Bird Brain. Isn't this just a perfect anniversary card for those that are feeling a little frazzled by life, marriage and kids??!


Stacey here with a funny card using the new sneak peek set, Bird Brain!  I found myself giggling while coloring this quirky bird and stamping the witty sentiment!  Hope you get a giggle out of it, too!


It's Jen here!  I think the look on the faces of these adorable birds is just priceless!  They're so much in love!


I really enjoyed reading some of your holidays - and will definitely be taking a closer look at celebrating the ones that involve flood - LOL!



And now..... the winner of the Delicate Doilies set is......


Please contact Alison within 1 week to claim your prize - 
alison@thealleywaystamps.com

If you were a bird, what kind of bird would you be? Why? Leave your answer in a comment and you could win!!! See above for more ways to be entered!
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Sunday, April 28, 2013

May Sneak Peeks Day #2 - Delicate Doilies

Good morning!!! We're back with another SNEAK PEEK! 

And with sneak peeks come giveaways!!! So remember to come back tomorrow because we'll be giving away the last Sneak Peek set. 

We will have our hop on Tuesday and we'll give away ALL THREE to one lucky stamper!  


All the comments posted today will go into a random drawing and one of you will win the new May set - Delicate Doilies!!!!  You can have up to 2 entries....
  1. One for leaving a comment on this post
  2. One for sharing on Facebook
Please leave a SEPARATE COMMENT FOR EACH! Commenting closes at 9:30 pm TAWS time!

And now for the peeks from our amazing DT!!!


Jessica here with a birthday card using the gorgeous new set Delicate Doilies. Wait until you see all the doilies this set has. They are all so beautiful and unique. I added the birthday sentiment from one of my all time favorite sets~ Wish BIG!


Melissa here and I'm so excited! This set is so pretty and is perfect for those more feminine cards - look at all the different doilies.  I can see soooooo many possibilities with this set:


Good morning, Arielle here with my Delicate Doilies Sneak Peek - I LOVE this set!!! It is so much fun!



And now..... the winner of the Deep In The Woods set is......
Please contact Alison within 1 week to claim your prize - 
alison@thealleywaystamps.com

Here's a random question for you.... what is your favorite lesser known holiday? Like, this past week we had National Picnic Day... are there any quirky "holidays" you keep up with?
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Saturday, April 27, 2013

May Sneak Peeks Day #1 - Deep In The Woods

Good morning!!! It's that time again - SNEAK PEEK TIME! 

And with sneak peeks come giveaways!!! So remember to come back tomorrow and Monday, because we'll be giving one new set away each day of Sneak Peeks. 

We will have our hop on Tuesday and we'll give away ALL THREE to one lucky stamper!  

All the comments posted today will go into a random drawing and one of you will win the new May set - Deep In The Woods!!!!  You can have up to 2 entries....
  1. One for leaving a comment on this post
  2. One for sharing on Facebook
Please leave a SEPARATE COMMENT FOR EACH! Commenting closes at 9:30 pm TAWS time!

And now for the peeks from our amazing DT!!!



Hello there! It's Kasia, here to share my sneak peek of the new set, Deep in the Woods.
There are so many adorable images in this set! 


Arielle here with a little peek for you... you are going to L-O-V-E this set!!!



Hi, Christine here with a fun card using the little racoon. I adore him - he's got a stern look, right?





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Friday, April 26, 2013

Be Inspired #27


RULES:

1) You MUST use an image from The Alley Way Stamps (you can find freebies here!) Projects will non-TAWS images will be deleted.
2) You must mention this challenge and link to it in your blog post. If you link from a gallery, please paste the challenge addy into the description of your pic.
3) - The challenge linky closes on  at Noon, TAWS time (Mtn) on Thrusday before the next challenge starts..!!!

PRIZES:

 We have to have prizes for all the effort put into it right?
The Top Pick will be hand picked by me.. will receive 1 free stamp sets of their choice, and a badge to proudly display on their blog. 
One Random winner will receive 1 free stamp set of their choice, and a winners badge to proudly display on their blog..

Stacey here with a colorful, and a little retro, card for today's Be Inspired #27 Challenge.  The sentiment is from the Life is Short stamp set.


Hi everyone!  It's Melissa and I've got a fun, boy birthday card - I never seem to have enough of those!  I was inspired by the bold, bright colors of the rainbow as well as the stripe-y theme.  The sentiment is from Wish BIG:


Hello everyone!  It's Jen and I was inspired by the rainbow of colors in the inspiration photo, so I created a little rainbow of my own and added an inspiring sentiment from Life is Short.


Morning! Kasia here with an inspired card using Wish Big. I just loved the colours and that bold diagonal graphic.



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Thursday, April 25, 2013

Thursday Update!

Good morning! Thanks so much fro dropping by today!

Here's a little info regarding the upcoming release over the next few days, so mark your calendar & don't miss out!

Friday April 26 - Be Inspired Challenge #27
Saturday April 27 - Sneak Peek Day One & a chance to win that day's set.
Sunday April 28 - Sneak Peek Day Two & a chance to win that day's set.
Monday April 29 - Sneak Peek Day Three & a chance to win that day's set.
Tuesday April 30 - The New Release Hop & a chance to WIN all 3 New Sets!!!

Now here's a card for today using Life is Short...




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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

What's Up... it's Wednesday!?!

Hey ~ What's UP?!? 

Arielle here, it's Wednesday & we're halfway through the week...and just a few days away from the beginning of the May Sneak Peeks!!! And let me tell you - you are going to F.L.I.P when you see the new images! (I swear, I think each new release is just more amazing, don't you?) I used the sets Tag-Alongs and part of a sentiment from Ghoul-Friend for my card...


Good morning!  Jen here just popping in with a fun card using my favorite flower from Awesome Blossom and a sentiment from Petal Pushers.



Hi everyone, Christine here with a very CAS card. I LOVE wood veneer - can't get enough of it. On this card i used with a sentiment from tag-alongs.





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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Happy Tuesday!

Morning!! Jessica here with an early Christmas card using the fun image, sentiment and tag stamp from Tag-Alongs. Never too early to start thinking about Christmas cards...right???



Hello everyone!  Jen here today with a card that features the coolest retro eyeglasses around in the set AdoraBowl!  My mother had a pair just like these, so every time I see this stamp set I just have to smile!



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Monday, April 22, 2013

Fresh week - fresh cards! Happy monday!

Kim here!  I absolutely love this sentiment so wanted to showcase it with some simple embossing and a few sequins!  It's from Life is Short.



Hi, Christine here with a get well card using Gotta Bug? and Jibber Jabber. I love the colors from our Be Inspired Challenge. Have you played along already?


Happy Monday!!! Arielle here with a teensy little CAS card using Tag~Alongs and Wish Big... I love these sets! I have had so much fun with this release! (And built up my birthday card stash!)


Stacey here with a fun birthday card using Wish BIG!



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Sunday, April 21, 2013

CREATION BLVD Showcase

We love seeing what people are making with TAWS.. it's so exciting to see how these little stamps are inspiring you!!! We try to keep track of cards we see with TAWS images while we're "out & about", but if you definitely want to get noticed for your chance to be showcased, there are some helpful tips at the bottoms of this post!

 Here are some swoon-worthy cards I spotted this week...

I love the bold patterns of CM's fun card... great layout, too!


Here's a great masculine card by Mia - her stamping is flawless!


Here's a great winter~ish card by Rose - fun design & I love the stitching!


I love this perfect CAS card by Sam - lovin' all the sprarkly goodness!


Aren't the colors and patterns in Stephanie's card awesome? Love the button, too!


Here are the sets used in the featured cards, you can click on the images to find them in the shop!

      
       

Would YOU like a chance to be showcased on our blog? It's easy - upload your creation using any TAWS stamps (or a TAWS' freebieto:
  • TAWS' Creation Blvd over on Flickr,
  • upload it and share it with us on TAWS' FB page,
  • or on your blog  and be sure to let us know... that way we can leave you a comment and you can have a chance at being featured HERE :)

Thanks for stopping by today, and please hop over and leave our Creation Blvd. Showcases some love!
 
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