Friday, December 2, 2016

SOTW Reminder 12-02-2016

YAY!  Not only is it Friday, but it's my birthday!  I love having this post because I think the Unity SOTW is one of the best bargains around.  Subscribing to this one gets you an awesome itty bitty set (usually 2 stamps, one image and one sentiment) delivered right to your mail box each and every single week!
 
This weeks stamp #MYHEART is just gorgeous...don't you think???
 
Here's my card.  I used the image multiple times lining it up vertically and then anchored the sentiment at the bottom.  I had this kind of rainbow image in my mind and used watercolors to achieve this look.  The layout is simple (as mine usually are!).  I matted the watercolor panel with black cardstock and adhered it to a single piece of patterned paper.


Here's the full image.

wib-984-myheart


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I'm off to do some (treating myself) birthday shopping.  Have a fabulous weekend.
 
 

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Inspiration Wednesday with Camille

We’re still pleasantly full from Thanksgiving and leftovers in our house. I’m looking forward to creating with all the goodies Unity has released in November. WOW-wee what a haul of goodness. Seriously! I’m hoping you all got to do some Unity shopping from Brown Thursday through Cyber Monday. That’s the basis of my post today. USING those stamps!

I put together this seasonal-inspired chipboard tag using one of the NEW sets released this past Monday.


Isn’t she adorable? I LOVE her so much! I thought putting her right smack in the middle of a die cut mason jar with a snowy scene would set her off perfectly. Of course, she would make anything you put her on cute.

I used the following set, Hello Winter, created by Susan K. Weckesser. This is a great kit to use this wintery/holiday season.


Which sets did you purchase during the sales? Which sets are you going to create with FIRST? Which sets do you think you’re going to use most? Do TELL and SHARE! I can’t wait to see what you all do with the Unity goodies from your shopping hauls.



Growing in Unity

Welcome to Growing in Unity!  This week Tami is up sharing her wonderful creations.

Meet Tami:

Here is a little something about Tami:
"I am Tami.  I live in Oklahoma and have been a unity fan for just about a year now.  I have been stamping for just about 18 years.  I started stamping when my 18 year old was a baby.  I found it to be me time and I really loved it when I created a card that was just perfect.  I have real life pen pals yes by mail and most of my cards go to them.  I always make my own Christmas cards.  One is never alike.  I almost never duplicate a design I like making lots of different ones.  

In September of this year our house burnt.  I was thankful to be able to save most of my stamping supplies.  We were in a hotel for a month after the fire and my little bags of rubber stamps traveled with me in the car.  I was so happy to get into our temporary home and be able to stamp again and create.  We will be going back to our real home in February.  YEAH


Thanks for looking at my unity creations this week and I hope that they inspire you."

Check out this fun card Tami made:

Be sure to swing on by Tami's blog each day this week for lots of Unity inspiration and your chance to win some Unity goodies!


Tuesday, November 29, 2016

DT Tuesday with Mandi

Good Morning Friends!

Welcome to another DT Tuesday with Mandi

It's been really cold and frosty here in Scotland these last few days. 

Which just makes me want drink lots of hot tea and cozy up by the fire.

This is where I got my idea for today's post. 

I coloured some tags with winter themed Angie girls all bundled up holding hot drinks. 

I used my peerless watercolors kept the colours quite festive. 




The first girl is called Dream Of Being  the sentiment is from Rebuild Herself.

The second girl is one of my all time favourites called Hello Love.

Finally the third girl is from the Beauty Comes from Being Yourself KOM

I really love the look of them all together. 

I could easily have kept going as there are so many lovely winter themed girls.


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 Pick of the Week   

Now on to some of my favourite cards I have seen on the Unity Show & Tell page.

I love this Christmas tree by Stephanie Seelye. The ornaments look so real!


 I also saw this lovely card by Michael Trent. I love all of the bright cheery colours he used.




Last but not least I saw this lovely card by Angie Baehre VerDuin.

I love the way she coloured these wee owls




These are all amazing cards. I love seeing the way everyone uses Unity stamps. 

I hope you got some inspiration from these wonderful people. 

Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful day.

 I will leave you with this I thought it was pretty funny :) 



 

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Stamp of the Week ~ #MYHEART

Hello.  Gaylynn here.  Today, I get to reveal the brand new Unity stamp of the week.
It is #MYHEART and it is perfect for the coloring craze these days and for upcoming love occasions.


Sentiment:  #MYHEART

I really like that the sentiment is a hashtag.
I stacked two of these beautiful hearts to give the gift tag a pitter patter kind of dimension.


With this project, I got to use my fine liner colored pens.  You can really get into tiny spaces and details with them.

I made a quick tip video with this.
My YouTube is GaylynnNeatThingsBTQ it will be on the Unity YouTube as well.



  

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Have a lovely day.

Friday, November 25, 2016

SOTW Reminder - Soul Within

Hi, it's Friday! YAY!!

It's Kary with a little reminder that if you are in love with this week's SOTW, please subscribe now before the new one is released end of this week.

This beautiful stamp is created by Angie Blom, aptly named Soul Within.


Here is a beautiful card from the lovely Karen Maldonado.  I absolutely love her cards - always with a great design.



And, here's mine:



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Have a great day!!


Thursday, November 24, 2016

Grateful for YOU.

Grateful.

When I think about this small little company I am filled with SO MANY EMOTIONS.

It was 8 years ago that we received the opportunity to start Unity Stamp Company.

There we were. 
A desk.
An IDEA.
and an OPPORTUNITY.

So we got to work.

Hours and hours and hours and hours of dedication to making Unity fly.

TODAY I want to say THANK YOU.
To SO MANY PEOPLE I am so eternally GRATEFUL.

THANK YOU to all the people who took any part in helping Unity evolve to this beautiful little business.

Our Unity Family that works their REARS off every single day.

Our Design Team both present and past - that continue to make SO MUCH PRETTY with Unity.

Our ARTISTS that express themselves through images - and SHARE THEIR talents

Our suppliers that give us our physical items to continue to make our product.

Our fellow industry associates that have always been SO SUPPORTIVE.

OUR CUSTOMERS!!!!!

YOU.  YOU HAVE ALL BEEN SO AMAZING!!!!
You are there not ONLY as customers but as our SUPPORT. 
YOU provide us the OPPORTUNITY every single day to CONTINUE to support the families that draw and income off Unity - YOU provide us MORAL SUPPORT and LOVE as we continue to navigate our way to growth.

....and also I want to tell my babies....

THANK YOU.

TO MY KIDS.
Who are ALL grown up now. 

I adore and love you more than words even have the ability to be typed out on this page.

I am forever grateful to you ....
For letting your mama follow her dreams. 
For allowing me to bury myself in my work and aspirations.
FOR SHARING ME with so many women that I love to inspire and be inspired by.
FOR UNDERSTANDING all the UPS and DOWNS and the emotions that came out with those.
For LOVING ME NO MATTER WHAT.
and for GROWING UP into AMAZING people through it all. 

GRATEFUL from the bottom of my heart.


ALL GROWN UP

....and SO GRATEFUL for the 2 additions to my life. 
Whit and Everett.
Whit works so hard right by my side every day to GROW Unity.
She is a LOVE - a hard worker AND IS STELLAR in her life. SO VERY SMART. 
SO GRATEFUL for her and the shared passion she has in Unity.

and little Ev. 
He makes our hearts FLY.
We love him so.



I hope with ALL MY BEING that today you find SO MANY REASONS to smile.

That you are GRATEFUL for all the simplest things in life.
AND that LOVE SURROUNDS you EVERYWHERE.

Happy Thanksgiving. 


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