Monday, February 29, 2016

It is time for some WINNERS to be announced!!

WHOOP WHOOP!!!

Happy Monday PEEPS!
  I hope you had a fabulous weekend.  
It's time to announce our winners from the Thursday HOP.

 We have TWO HOP Commenting Winners.  It's so easy to qualify for a huge Unity prize package...simply check out all of the DT blogs as well as the Unity blog, and leave a sweet comment on each one.  The next big HOP is scheduled for Thursday, March 31st.  You won't want to miss it!

This week's winners are:
From Camille's Blog-Dee Earnshaw said...
Lovely sticky note creations and so inspirational and fun:)

8:58 AM
 
From Mandi's blog-carriepFebruary 27, 2016 at 5:31 AM
beautiful coloring of this pretty stamp

It's easy to claim your prize.  Just do the following:

PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL TO:
kelli@unitystampco.com
Include your Full Name and Address.
Also mention you won a
"HOP Prize".

{please claim your prize within 2 weeks}

Lucky Ladies :)


Guest Designer - Stamped Milk Bottles



 Hello Friends

It's Mandi here back with my last guest designer post. I have had so much fun showing you my Unity creations over this past month. I can't believe February has come and gone already!

Today I am showing you my most favourite way to use my stamps. Stamping on to painted glass bottles or jars. The stamps I am using today are called French Kiss Life.  As soon as I saw these stamps I knew that I wanted to use them on bottles. So this idea has been milling around in my head for months. I am glad to be finally getting around to making them. 

All you need to do is find some bottles or jars that you like with a flat surface to stamp on. Paint your bottles in a colour scheme of your choice. I went with an ombre lilac, white and pink theme. You can use any paint but I like to use chalk paint as it adheres to glass really well. Then, once they are completely dry, stamp your bottles with archival ink. I find the easiest way to do this is to stick my stamp down on my desk, ink the stamp, then take my bottle and roll it from one end of the stamp to the other while pressing down quite firmly. I then took a nail file and distressed the tops a little. I finished them off by adding some twine. You can also seal with them with some mod podge if you choose but I like the chalky finish of the paint.  

 I hope that this leaves you inspired to make your own or at least to step out and try something new!

Before I sign off I want to say a huge thanks to Unity for giving me the opportunity to guest design. It truly has been an amazing month.  Also to my Unity friends for leaving me some lovely comments on my projects.

Have a beautiful day!

Hugs

Mandi :)

Sunday, February 28, 2016

SOTW Simply Planted

Hi Peeps!
It's Noelle posting today!
Are you a Stamp of the Week Member?  
A surprise in your mailbox every week!  I love that!!

It is only $5.79 a week.  This is the 217th week.  Once you are member you can buy the past ones!
They are all AWESOME!  I have never met a SOTW I did not fall in love with! 
 I apologize for the bad picture, it is dark outside and I might not be up early enough to post this at 9 AM after a night of scrapping with my Bestie!  :)

Angie Blom made this one, it is absolutely beautiful the brick background is AWESOME!
Thanks so much for stopping by today!
We sure appreciate it!

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Floral Thanks Cards with March SMAK Kit

Good morning! Heather here to share a little trio of cards I made with the brand new SMAK kit - when I find a beautiful large focal image like this, I love to make a few of them - so easy to create them all at the same time. Also...I don't have to choose which color of flower I want to make - I can make them all! :)


Here is that amazing March SMAK Kit - I'm hoping I have more time soon to play with all those flowers - they are AMAZING! For these cards I just used the flower on the top right and watercolored them in in - then fussy cut them out. (((You can read all about the SMAK kit membership HERE - between this, and the other monthly kit options - Unity has you covered!)))


I added an embossed and stitched background, a simple die cut sentiment - and attached the flowers with foam adhesive for dimension. Here is a close up of each color:




Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!!!


Friday, February 26, 2016

End of the month KOM reminder!


Good Morning!
Andrea here to remind you that our current month's kit is only available a few more days!
'Allow Beauty' is filled with a great variety of images and sentiments for you to use

Only a few more days to get this kit at $26!
And only 11 left!

I played with my kit and created this fun teacup card

Love the whimsical lines of this image!

Also don't forget about our current promotions
They are HUGE!





And our Design Team is hopping!
Join us and comment along the way to win a great prize!


Have a fantastic day!

Thursday, February 25, 2016

The Unity Design Team is HOPPING...Celebrating 80,000 Facebook Friends!!!!

Happy Thursday!

WE have an ENTIRE LINE up of AMAZING projects that include ALL OUR NEW RELEASES from FEBRUARY!

The Design Team has been putting together SAMPLES all month long and NOW they are ALL GOING TO BE SHOWN in ONE HUGE BLOG HOP!

Be sure you take a moment to HOP through to FIGURE OUT WHAT STAMPS from February YOU NEED!

INCLUDING our NEWEST RELEASE SHOWN RIGHT BELOW!!!

Isn't THIS RELEASE BEAUTIFUL!

BUY the KIT get the pretty flower FREE!



We FORGOT to celebrate our 80,000 FACEBOOK FRIENDS!!!

What better time to do it but NOW!

THIS WEEKEND with a 5 DAY SALE offering our ENTIRE LINE at 58% off!

No COUPON CODE necessary!




Plus - we have ALL OUR NEW RELEASES from February - and A FEW MORE KITS marked down MORE than 58%!

80 Items in that CATEGORY HERE!!!!


YOU spend $25 and you will get a $5 Gift Certificate WITH YOUR ORDER!!!!

To use on your NEXT UNITY ORDER!!

How fun is that? 



ONE LAST THING!!!!


GOODNESS. 

So much going on this weekend - SUPER opportunity to BE INSPIRED and SHOP at UNITY! 

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The amazing MANDI has been our guest designer
ALL MONTH LONG.
I've so enjoyed her beautiful projects every Monday morning.
She is JOINING us on the Hop today.
So be sure to leave her LOTS of love to thank her
for joining us this month!

The ENTIRE Unity Design team is here to share some fabulous UNITY creations.  We are excited to have you hop with us.  Be sure to leave a comment on each blog in the hop as we will be giving away 2 UNITY FILLED prize packages!!!  It could be YOU.  


— PRIZE WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED MONDAY NIGHT —

Let's get Hoppin'.
Just click on the first pretty girl in line and away you go.



Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Inspire Wednesday!


Hi Unity peepers!!


Jolande here with Inspire Wednesday!
Last September I was in Minnesota, visiting the Unity stamp company!! 
I will be going this year again, because if there is something that inspires me, 
it's talking with all the people that work there.

Angela and I were talking about new designers and.......I had an idea.
Back in the Nederlands I had a talk with a good friend of mine, 
a BFF friend, Marleen van Meerendonk. 
She is a self-taught mixed media artist. 

And you know what???  

we are working together now on.........new Unity Mixed Media Stamps!!



Isn't that exciting news??
You have to wait until the beginning of April,
 but to give you a little bit of inspiration,
 here is some work from her.




There are a lot of videos on her blog, you can find them here!!


Have a great week and....see you back tomorrow with the blog hop!


Growing in Unity Wednesday!


It's GIU Wednesday and let's welcome Wynne this week!

Meet Wynne:


Here is a little something about Wynne:
"Hi there…I am super excited to be this week’s GIU! I am a mom of a very active 6 year old who keeps me on my toes, a wife of a very supportive husband who understands my love for paper crafting, and a middle school ESOL (English Speaker of Other Languages) teacher for 20 years…which definitely keeps me busy! I have been making cards for about 9 years now and love every minute that I can escape down to my craft room. When I started making cards years ago a friend of mine told me that she loved my CAS style…I had no idea what it meant so I looked it up…Clean and Simple…which definitely describes my cards and projects which I can’t wait to share with you all…"

Check out her great project this week:

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


Tuesday, February 23, 2016

DT Tuesday with Angeline

Happy Tuesday!
Angeline here to share with you a NEW Quick Tip VIDEO and a quick card using the February KOM "Allow Beauty".

Watch video here | Watch video at Youtube


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For my card, I did some quick stamping on some cardstock and start coloring!

Unity Stamp: DT Tuesday with Angeline #unitystampco #scrappyscrappy #bible #bibleart #quicktipvideo #koibrushpen #brushpen #coloring #flowers

I did an easy brush pen blending on the flowers using Sakura Koi coloring brush pens, and filled the letters in for the Bible verse using Zig Wink of Stella in Gold.

For the shadowing on the flowers, just follow the stamps outlines (the dots) and color them in :)

Unity Stamp: DT Tuesday with Angeline #unitystampco #scrappyscrappy #bible #bibleart #quicktipvideo #koibrushpen #brushpen #coloring #flowers

For more info on the KOM, click HERE
Only $26/month and a full kit of yummy Unity stamps will be delivered to your doorstep!

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Now it's time to share a couple of projects that inspired me this week created by Unity fans! I spotted this one from our Unity Show and Tell group from the Red & Kraft Color challenge. 



If you've not joined it, you still have time to do so until the 25th of this month!

First up, Doreen O Brian created this super lovely card!!


Mary Anne Kelemen also created this vintage beauty.


And finally, a card by Aimee Philips. I love dogs too! :)


Join in all the fun at Unity {show & tell} FB group coz there's lots of sneak peeks, challenges and PRIZES too!


Monday, February 22, 2016

Guest Designer ~ You Are Beautiful

Hello Unity Friends
It's Mandi here with another guest designer post.
 How much do you love this flower stamp? It is so BEAUTIFUL!
I made this card for my Mum's birthday which is today! 
She loves flowers so this stamp made a perfect card for her.


 I used Brusho paint powders to colour the flowers and fussy cut them out. 
Then I got some watercolor paper and created a background using black brusho.
 Once it was dry I tore the edges to give it a distressed look.
 I  did the same with the sentiment. I mounted it all on to the card with some foam dots.
Finally, I attached it all to a pink and black card base. 

The flowers are from this stamp set is called As We Go Along




The sentiment I used is from the Being Yourself stamp set.  



 These are two of my FAVORITE Unity stamps at the moment.
 They also happen to be on sale today for $7 each!!
 Now is a great time to grab these stamps if you like them.
These are crazy prices!!


Thanks so much for stopping by have a lovely day!! 


Mandi :) 




Kit of the Month Monday!

It's Monday! Not all Mondays are bad... especially a Monday at Unity! This is Rachel Kleinman here to share three cards I created that feature the Fabulous February Kit of the Month!





I LOVE this birthday cake image, and the sentiment is such a unique way to say 'happy birthday'. I paired the image with some balloon pattern paper and called it finished!


Next I had to use those gorgeous flowers. I found a very small and simple sentiment from the June 2015 kit of the month to pair with the image.


The Kit of the Month subscription is such a fabulous membership to be a part of. For only $26 a month (includes shipping!) you get a FULL sheet of rubber stamps sent to your door every single month!!

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