Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Stars and Stripes Forever!

For beautiful, for spacious skies for amber waves of grain

Oh say can you see by the dawn's early light

I'm proud to be an American where at least I know I'm free and I won't forget the men who died and gave that right to me and I'd proudly stand up next to you and defend her still today 'cause there ain't no doubt I love this land God Bless the U.S.A.

Go ahead, you can sing along, I know you want to ... and it's safe, no one here is going to judge your singing! Just about every American is familiar with these patriotic lyrics and around the 4th of July they seem to hold a special meaning very near and dear to our hearts. We're proud to be an American company and hope that you enjoy our new collection of Patriotic products as much as we've enjoyed creating them for you!
Let's start with a fantastic Fireworks border, you're going to love it!Fireworks Border #401

Or how about these great Fireworks, in 3 different designs!
The first is our latest, July 4th Fireworks #15009C featuring all glitter papers.
The middle is a bit larger, our July 4th Die Cut #400 measures 4" x 5 1/2" and is great for a page title. Lastly our Fireworks #1 is a great combo of patriotic red, white and blue with just a touch of sparkle in the center!

It's easy to add sparkle to an invitation to a backyard B-B-Q or maybe to a layout celebrating all the fun your family has each year on the 4th...simply add one of two of our great new July 4th Words #15009 in sparkling red, white, blue and silver!

Don't forget these sparkling beauties either...

Of course I couldn't make up my mind and had to combine some of my favorites to complete a quick layout of my family on the 4th of July on a summer trip to Washington state.
I rarely use "white space' on my layouts, but with such a bold red and blue, combined with the sparkling glittered papers the white cardstock background seems to work. Sorry about the crooked scan, but look how surprised they are at how high this firework went...what a great moment to capture!

For a dramatic embellishment try combining a couple products! Here I layered the title July 4th on top of the Fireworks Border for a quick attention getter!

Play safe this 4th of July and have a wonderful time with your friends and family; I'll be watching the F-16 flyover and singing along as they play
God Bless the

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Celebrate Spring!

Here in Arizona Spring arrives very early in the year, usually by April we're turning up the air conditioners and enjoying every moment outside that we can before the heat of summer arrives. Whether you enjoy the spoils of Spring in March or May you're sure to appreciate the new products we've prepared to keep your projects fresh and exciting...just like a beautiful Spring day!

We've created a new collection of chipboard embellishments featuring flowers and trailing leaves that you're sure to love...

Our Flower and Leaf Corner (#312-3) makes a wonder mini border and is sized perfectly to edge a 4" x 6" photo. The Journal Box (#312-4) along with the Accent piece (#312-2) are wonderful accent pieces for those spring projects. As cute as these guys are my personal favorite has to be the Flower and Leaf Border (#312-1)

and once I started to play with it, I couldn't stop and here's how it ended up for my layout!

Pretty cute huh, it's going to be perfect for my Disney Fairies page! I simply added some paint, my favorite shade of Stickles glitter and a selection of flowers that were on hand and the transformation was complete!
As much as I love the springtime flowers, I can't help but notice that my kids are counting down the days until school is out for summer. Which of course means that for the Class of 2010, graduation is close at hand! Don't worry graduates (or busy parents preparing for the big celebration), we've created a great line of new products in glittering black cardstock perfect for the big day.
Try our
Graduation Hats (#15008A)
Class of 2010 Fancy Titles

Class of 2010 Plain Titles

Graduation Words (#15008)

With just a few minutes and a couple of these great new products you can create a completely personal and unique card, announcement or party invitation!
Be sure to check out our website for a look at our complete collection of GRADUATION PRODUCTS , new items for SPRING and much, much more!

Monday, January 18, 2010

Love Is In The Air

It doesn't take a die hard romantic to appreciate Valentine's Day, you just simply have to share a little love with those around you! At my house you're more likely to find handmade love notes to my family accompanied with heart shaped strawberry pancakes than you are to find jewelry and roses (chocolates of course are always welcome)! This year our crew at Unique Pages can't wait for you to fall in love with our sweetest collection ever of Valentine products! We've brought you a great assortment of glittering embellishments, titles, and borders in sparkling red, pink, and white that we can't wait for you to sink your teeth into! I can hardly wait to get started using this collection of Valentine words (#15003). The variety of colors and the fun font style totally inspire me to create a layout all about those heart shaped pancakes that are now a Valentine's tradition! I'm always looking for a little something sweet to share with family and this year our new Oval Heart Combo makes the perfect gift! Grab a quick photo to place behind it and place the whole thing in a simple oval frame...voila! What could be sweeter than that? Now you just have to decide if you want the Large Heart Combo or the Small one!

The art of creating and giving a handmade gifts for Valentine's Day is an age-old tradition; whether you prefer the classic style of lace doilies or a more modern touch of bling and sparkle you'll love the four new borders we've designed just for this special holiday! Choose from our Heart Shaped Wide Border, our Heart Border with Love, an elegant Rose Border with Hearts, or the simple style of our Small Hearts Border. Of course as much as I love a brand new product line, sometimes it's nice to turn to some of your old reliable favorites to get a project done! Don't miss our entire collection of Valentine products at our website; trust me when I say it will be love at first sight!