Thursday, October 31, 2013

New STAMPS are HERE :)

So excited for this release :) they are in the store NOW :) eek... 



Here is the AWESOME freebie for this month.. if you spend $40.00 or more in the store

winner will be announced Tomorrow  from the blog hop :) hugs

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November Blog Hop! Win All 3 Sets!!!

Good morning - are you ready for your chance to 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
5-Follow us on YouTube
6-Follow us on Pinterest

(leave a separate comment for each that you do)

You have until Tonight at 9:00PM TAWS time to leave them.. 

This fun mini set, Pieces, is FREE when you spend $40.00 or more during the month of November!! Nothing to do but shop.. this little guy will be added to your package...



OKAY - READY TO HOP?!?!

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




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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

November Sneak Peeks Day #3 - In Stitches

Hey everyone! Before we get to the peeks for today.. We want to wish Kasia a Very Happy Birthday!! We love having her on the team...
Hope it's AMAZING!


Ready for the last NOVEMBER SNEAK PEEK?!?!

We have our last Sneak Peek giveaway today & don't forget to come back tomorrow because we have our New Release Hop and we'll give away ALL THREE to one lucky stamper!  

All the comments posted today are going into a random drawing and one of you will win the new November set - In Stitches!!!  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 awesome DT!!!


Hi, it's Christine with my little peek on the cool set In Stitches. This set is perfect for crafty people and their friends. I promise!


Hey all, it's Jen here with my sneak peek of In Stitches.  My card doubles as a tag because a hand stitched gift deserves a hand-made gift tag!  This set has got some fab images and will appeal to your crafty soul!


Arielle here - OMGOSH - I have SO been waiting for this set!!! LOVE IT!!!



And now..... the winner of the Spellcheck set is...


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

Don't forget to apply to our DT call! You can find more information on this post.

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

November Sneak Peeks Day #2 - spellcheck

Good morning!!! Ready for the second SNEAK PEEK?!?!

As you know, with sneak peeks come giveaways!!! We have one today & don't forget to come back tomorrow because we'll be giving away our last Sneak Peek set. 

On Thursday we have our New Release Hop and we'll give away ALL THREE to one lucky stamper!  

All the comments posted today are going into a random drawing and one of you will win the new November set - spellcheck!!!  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 awesome DT!!!

Melissa here and I LOVE this set!  So many great sentiments in this fun collection of word bubbles that will be sure to become a "go-to" set.  Take a peek:


Anika here! The new set Spell Check is so versatile! I think you will love it...


Morning! Kasia here with a super easy card using Spell Check. I just LOOOOOVE this set!!



And now..... the winner of the Breakfast Club set is...


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

Don't forget to apply to our DT call! You can find more information on this post.

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Monday, October 28, 2013

November Sneak Peeks Day #1 - Breakfast Club

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

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

We will have our New Release Hop on Thursday 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 November set - Breakfast Club!!!  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!!!

Barb here with a simple idea for packaging a gift of gourmet coffee beans. The coffee ring, bean and mug images are all from the new Breakfast Club set and the sentiment is an extra peek at tomorrow's sneak ;) I think you're going to LOVE this release friends!


N@ Ali here with a little card using this great Breakfast Club set, ideal to send warm thoughts to your friends. Oh you'll want to win it, don't forget to comment along ; )



Oh, be sure to check out our DT call! You can find more information on this post.

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Sunday, October 27, 2013

HEARD THE NEWS??? It's a TAWS DT CALL!!!


Hello! We're looking for a few new talented ladies to join the team, and are excited to extend an invitation to you! Here are some of the requirements as well as the perks of being on the team...
  1. TAWS releases three to four sets each month, which the DT receives at least one month prior to release.
  2. We have two challenges per month. The DT is required to make a card for each and comment on participants' entries to the challenge.
  3. DT are responsible for ten cards per month (eight made using the new sets, and two for the challenges that can use any TAWS set. Of course you can always mix and match any TAWS sets together for any project.) DT MUST mail one card per new set back to Alison @ TAWS.
  4. DT are responsible for adding their own cards to the TAWS blog posts (there is a calendar with appointed days) including a brief description/tip.
  5. We have a private DT page on FB, where we all see the new releases and post our projects. Team members MUST be willing to participate with the group via Facebook.
  6. DT get a 30% discount on TAWS products bought directly from TAWS.
  7. The term will be for 6 months, from January through June of 2014. 
To be considered, please a link to 3 of your best cards below, no later than 12 noon TAWS time on November 18th, 2013. Once you link your cards, we will email a short questionnaire to you to complete and return no later than 12 noon TAWS time on November 19th, 2013. We'd love to see your TAWS cards, but any products can be used. The new team will be announced on November 24th, 2013.

If you have any questions, please leave a comment  along with your email address and we'll contact you!




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BIC Winners!!!

Good morning! Ready for some winners? You can't win if you don't play - so if you'd like to find your card up here next time, check out our latest Be Inspired Challenge!!!

Thanks so much to everyone who played with us! The winner of the Be Inspired Challenge #39 for this beautiful card is Archana!!!

   

Congrats to our Random.org winner Therese!!!


Congrats.. Please email Me at Alison@thealleywaystamps.com with your choice of stamp set. :) You have 1 week to claim your prize
Don't forget to Grab your Badges :)


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Saturday, October 26, 2013

Some Saturday Inspiration


Hey everyone! It's N@ Ali here with a glossy glittery card for a boy?!? hehehe! I used Toy Land for this.



Morning!! Kasia here sharing a "unique" card using the adorable flying pig image from Bacon Bits. I also used a sentiment from Talk To Me.


Hi, it's Christine. I simply love the snowmen from Chill Out. I paired them with an old freebie





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Friday, October 25, 2013

Let's Mix it Up Friday & BE Inspired 40



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 Thursday 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..
Hi all!  It's Jen here with a card inspired by the colors and the Halloween theme of the inspiration photo.  I used the mummy from Ghoul Friend.


Hey all - it's Melissa and I, too, went with the colors and Halloween theme for my card that used images from Bumps in the Night:


Hello! N@ Ali here. I went for the colors (orange, black, white, gold) and the geometric patterns for this card. I used a border from Tag-Alongs and the cute bird from this month's Chill Out set.


Kasia here, sharing a tag that I plan on using for some Halloween treats. I found a fabulous recipe/idea for Frankenstein rice Krispie pops. I used Funky Feet for the sentiment and Bumps in the Night for the bat & star.



Ali Here with a Let's Mix It up Video :) hope you enjoy!!  You can see more details on my blog :) 

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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Thursday Inspiration...

Hello everyone!  It's Melissa and I'm here to share a quick card that uses the teeny-tiny Christmas light bulb from Chill Out and a sentiment from Christmas Magic:


Arielle here with a Halloween card today... you KNOW I adore making  Halloween cards!!! I used Ghoul-Friend and paper pieced the teeny candy corn - I love him so much!


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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Why Wednesday?- With Liberty too :)

Hey everyone! Here is a fun card using some of the new sets from this month. :) Liberty and I make a card together.. I hope you can join with us.. HUGS

Hi there!  It's Jen today with a gift tag using the fun images from Christmas Express.  There's still time to get that set for FREE this month with just a $40 purchase in the TAWS store!


Arielle here with a little Halloween card today... I used Ghoul-Friend and some twine and googly eyes!


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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Tuesday Inspiration...

Hello everyone! It's N@ Ali here with something different for you today: a scrapbooking page using no pattern paper. I managed this thanks to these great sets: Calypso and Tag-Alongs.


Toot, toot, here comes the snowmen train! Hi, stampers, it´s me Anni and I created a card for you with the Christmas Express (Spend $40 in the TAWS online shop and you get the set for free) and some snowmen from Chill out!


Hey all - Melissa here and I've got a fun, CAS paper-pieced card using images from Bacon Bits and part of one of the sentiments in Words to Live By (along with a bit of my chicken scratch):


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Monday, October 21, 2013

Let's Chill & Just You + Me Monday

Happy Monday!!! Hope your weekend was super awesome! Arielle here with a card I made last week but hadn't the time to share with you... I used Chill Out and also the mini set, Holiday Sparkles.


Barb here with a sweet Christmas scene to share...feline style! I used Toy Land, Sittin' Pretty and Tag Alongs to create the scene. The little bench is from Christmas Express, October's freebie set.



Hey Everyone! Ali here with a quick tip for you.. How to tie the perfect bow every time :) It's such a simple and easy video.. but one worth watching.. HUGS

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