Friday, December 31, 2010

The blog Train

thanks so much for coming by my blog please enjoy.....for a complete list of participants go to the blog train blog  you may have just come from unforgettable moments  you are at jeaniesdesigns, moments along the journey,

my contribution can be downloaded from mediafire by clicking on preview.

next stop along the way is scraps by mara 

to thank you for stopping by receive 50%off with coupon code CYBER10 at my etsy store  


begin to be the person you WANT to be...2011 begin creating, begin to express gratitude, begin to heal, begin to apperciate what you/i have, begin to use what we have, begin to let go of the hurt, begin to be ME, begin my art journal, begin to finish my projects, begin the next phase of organizing and clearing out, begin 2011.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Thursday, December 23, 2010

what we have

It is not the number of gifts we get for in the material world no matter how many gifts we get we will ALWAYS want more....and happiness will only last a moment but true gifts of happiness are learning to enjoy the gifts given and making the most of what we already have.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Monday, December 20, 2010

quote of the week

PROMISE yourself to be so strong that nothing can disturb your PEACE of mind. Look at the sunny side of everything and make your OPTIMISM come true. THINK  only of the best, work only for the best, and expect only the BEST. Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the FUTURE. Give so much time to the improvement of your self that you have no time to criticize others. Live in the FAIITH that the whole world is on your side so long as you are TRUE to the best that is in YOU!            --Christian D. Larson

Sunday, December 19, 2010

NEW sneak peak....

it will be at Digi Scraps Drive In

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Bridget and Emma....made from the free template in an older post.

new trading card for my challenge at www.designs in

Thursday, December 16, 2010


one Last Mountains of Memories Scrapbook Retreat....
we are going to start Jan 28 Friday eve 6-10pm so every one could bring there stuff and set up while i am finishing setting up (then you are ready to go and can get started) then it goes Jan 29 Saturday 10am-midnight and Jan 30 Sunday 10am-10pm
I always do a 1 day option $50 which includes door prizes,  snacks....and a class....2 day is $80 which includes door prizes,  snacks and a class each day.
Snacks i will provide FOR RETREAT MEMBERS ONLY:
                 rolls, cheese, yogart, crackers, fruit....and of coarse chocolate!

possible classes --please let me know your vote:
           life stories mini album
           12x12 layouts
            digital scrapbooking/hybrid scrapbooking

Can't come and create, just want to do some shopping? small gift to first 25 purchasing shoppers. EVERYthing must go all products 40% off retail..
              SHOPPING TIME IS SATURDAY Jan29 12-6PM AND SUNDAY Jan 30 12-4PM
                                  WITH A SPECIAL DOOR BUSTER SALE FROM 4-5PM SUNDAY.

I will be coming no matter the number of retreat members so we will have shopping!!! 

check the retreat tab for more info and pictures of projects....

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Holiday Moment real life

my holiday baking experience...Dave enjoys sugar cookies with frosting and i thought i can do that so it would begin to feel like Christmas. so i made them and then had to run off to the kids Christmas program came back was tired and forgot to put them away so they were on a plate covered at the back of the counter. so this am my lack of sleep caught up to me and i just wanted to sleep in made it till 8 am then i hear a crash sound and wondered what it was???? our beautiful huge 8 month old golden retriever decided the Christmas cookies were for her just as she was upset when i left to take kids to school the other day and chewed up the ornaments we made....oey vay.

Monday, December 13, 2010

time for atc challenge

click on the post title to join me--Artist Trading Cards (or ATCs) are miniature works of art about the same size as modern baseball cards, or 2 ½ X 3 ½ inches (63 mm X 89 mm), small enough to fit inside standard card-collector pockets, sleeves or sheets. The ATC movement developed out of the mail art movement and has its origins in Switzerland. Cards are produced in various media, including dry media (pencils, pens, markers, etc.), wet media (watercolor, acrylic paints, etc.), paper media (in the form of collage, papercuts, found objects, etc.) or even metals or cloth. AND NOW DIgiTal! The cards are usually traded or exchanged rather than sold.

NOw the fun and that is what they are-FUN. they are great for journaling, quotes, to add as accents to layouts or cards....also to do a storyboard mixing pictures and ATCs so i think we can do these for a few months.

so this month i think it would be fun to have ATC journal cards to go on our Holiday Layouts. OR an ATC we could print out and use as an ornament...OR an ATC with something we wish we had done in 2010 and do it in 2011!!!!
artist trading card made with holiday treasures tag and paper

atc made with the warm this winter design duo and bling brads

Sunday, December 12, 2010

so much to do so little time

hi i have been so busy trying to go through the boxes from a year ago when i moved back home and trying to rearrange our home to make it better for kids and do the physical inventory of MOMS products that i am too tired to to anything creative here. will try to be back soon with something fun.

Monday, November 29, 2010

new kit i am part of a duo in December....
New kit coming to

Saturday, November 27, 2010

new banner

Cyber SALE

BIG Sale at my Etsy store Cyber shopping at its best 50% off every thing at jeaniesdesigns--just click on this posts title and it will take you right there. code to enter at check out is cyber10. enjoy. i have also improved my quality control.   All items are downloads.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Free holiday cards for you

7.5 x 6 Holiday card png format....
4x6 holiday card png format   just click on the post title to go to download and get both png cards

Monday, November 22, 2010

good deals

After taking the weekend off from DID (to attend office parties), Santa has returned and started marking items down yet again! We are on day eight and we have TWO awesome designers on sale in our shop.

The first designer has been with DID for about 1 month, she produces beautiful elegant kits! You guessed right it is jeaniesdesigns. And absolutely everything in her shop is on sale 35% off.

And just as a sample of her work check out her latest kit!

Friday, November 19, 2010

tradition challenge at DID

Default SDE holiday traditions challenge

Layout---What makes December special for you and/or your family....what do you do every year or almost every year....OR what did you do as a child that made December special to you....OR what do you wish you did to make holidays special?????
I have a free mini kit....for those that get involved with my challenge ...

Santa's Digi Express is Half Way Done!!
Well we are almost done the digi express! Only 5 days left. How are you doing with your challenges... I hope you are leaving a challenge to complete on the last day (Black Friday) because I think Santa maybe feeling extra generous this day... Ummm or was I not supposed to say anything about that??

Also, some little birdie said there may be some large deals to be had for a limited time only on that day.. But whose to say what is coming.

I hope you are having fun! And if you have any friends, invite them to join us! Santa's Sack is on Sale for just ONE MORE day!! $4, and they have the chance to win some awesome prizes and join in the fun!

Thanks for joining us!! The best is yet to come!!

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Santa's Digi Express

The third annual Santa's Digi Express HERE!!! AT DESIGNS IN DIGITAL.... Our goal is to provide you with a series of incredible challenges that will inspire you to get ready for Christmas.

First, in order to participate in these challenges you must have grabbed Santa's Sack from the store. Each of the challenges will require the use of a mini kit from that sack. Santa's Sack is an awesome collaborative grab bag that includes a series of mini kits. The themes and colors of each of the minis is different but all celebrating the winter/holiday season. You can purchase this bag will be priced at $8.00.

We will have random daily give aways!! Everyone who participates in the challenges has a chance to win! All you have to do is do a challenge and load it to our gallery. Each day you participate you will be eligible for a prize! Prizes will include: Gift certificates to the DID shop; alphas; templates; and even a kit or two will be given away!

All challenges will be posted on November 15th. You have until November 25th to complete them. If you participate and load to our gallery a layout for each challenge we post you will get a $5.00 gift certificate to the shop!
In order to qualify in the daily prize give away and the DID shop gift certificate at the end you must follow the rules below.

*Layouts must be created with a kit from Santa's Sack.
You are allowed to choose which kit you would like to use from the grab bag (santa's sack). Only layouts with those kits will be considered for prizes.

*To qualify for the DID shop gift certificate you must do each challenge at least 1 time.
You do not have to do all of the challenges to play along - this rule is only for those who would like the bonus prize which will be given out at the end of SDE. The gift certificate will be sent to those qualifying participants within 5 days.

*SDE will end November 25th.
All challenges (some may have bonus' involved) will be posted at the same time. You can load them to the gallery any day between Nov. 15 and 25th. Nov. 25th at midnight will be then end of SDE.

Daily Prize winners will receive their prizes within 48 hours of being selected.
Winners for the daily prize giveaway will be selected at random.

*Let your creativity run WILD! 

thought for the day

Watch your thoughts; they become words.
Watch your words; they become actions.
Watch your actions; they become habits.
Watch your habits; they become character.
Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.
...--Lao Tze

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

run don't walk

that right new combo kit for $5.00 for both the holiday treasures paper pack and element pack...AND if you use coupon code Jeanie'sDeal_2010 get $2.00 off a $5.00 purchase score it for $3.00 that's right $3.00 for 18 distressed papers and 22 elements....may the holiday crafting begin!!! some items are good to use all year long!!! not just the holidays.

Sneak Peak

new element kit to go with the holiday treasure paper kit $3.00 at Designs in Digital or get combo pack for $5.00

Monday, November 15, 2010

and the winner is

I want to THANK everyone who left great comments here on the blog and all that downloaded my little freebie.

the winner of the holiday treasures paper kit is Diane Weber,
if anyone has a contact info for her please let me know....i tried to go to her blog with no luck.
DW Quilt Art said...
Lovely grungy, distressed papers...thank you!
new kit at Designs in Digital ---$2.00 --yours free if you participate in the ATC challenge here!    

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Christmas Treasures blog hop IS HERE !!!

WE are celebrating our graduations from the Art of Digital Design at THANK YOU so much for coming and hopping thru our blogs. I hope you come back and visit again or sign up to follow as i sometimes do freebies and coupons. IN fact i have a coupon for my digital store at Designs in Digital $2.00 off a $5.00 purchase coupon code is Jeanie'sDeal_2010 hope you enjoy.....Coupon Code good until Nov 20th. the blog hop is over but my freebie will stay active till Nov 20th.
  you are at jeaniesdesigns  my part can be downloaded here 
this quick page made with my Holiday Treasures kit--in my Designs in Digital store NOW! $2 off a $5 purchase with coupon code Jeanie'sDeal_2010 NOW til NOV 20 hurry over there.
leave a comment or become a follower and you may be the lucky person to win my full paper pack 18 grungy whimsical 12x12 300ppi papers some with glitter some without....(i made sure some could be used all year round).

again THANK YOU so much for stopping by hope to see you again...

blog hop master list...

YOU ARE HERE *Jeanie Dickinson

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Friday, November 5, 2010

remember to have a

one last trading card made with holiday treasures paper and atc template at Designs in Digital
my first artist trading card for the challenge i am sponsering come join me and receive  free ATC templates.

ATC--all my atc cards are made with jeaniesdesigns products that you can find at or my etsy store.

ATC card pumpkin...

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

ATC challenge

just click on the go directly there...
Artist Trading Cards Nov 2010

I am hosting a challenge at Designs in Digital (where you can find my digital kits). come and join the fun!
the official definition of ATC--
Artist Trading Cards (or ATCs) are miniature works of art about the same size as modern baseball cards, or 2 ½ X 3 ½ inches (63 mm X 89 mm), small enough to fit inside standard card-collector pockets, sleeves or sheets. The ATC movement developed out of the mail art movement and has its origins in Switzerland. Cards are produced in various media, including dry media (pencils, pens, markers, etc.), wet media (watercolor, acrylic paints, etc.), paper media (in the form of collage, papercuts, found objects, etc.) or even metals or cloth. AND NOW DIgiTal! The cards are usually traded or exchanged rather than sold.
NOw the fun and that is what they are-FUN. they are great for journaling, quotes, to add as accents to layouts or cards....also to do a storyboard mixing pictures and ATCs so i think we can do these for a few months.
I have several ideas in my head and i just want to do them all but we must start some where? about since this is the month of thanksgiving....the obvious would be something we are thankful for ....but how about we just have to use some form of the word thank, thanks, thankful, gratitude attitude, etc....we can create and share with each other then we can print one for each family member and have them each write something they are thankful for on the back put on a ring and save to read! (one year my daughter said she was grateful for flushing toliets we still smile every thanksgiving)

Do you have friends that like ATC please invite them to join us!!!!

Monday, November 1, 2010


New bling brads kit ...look under digital kits tab and i am going to load into the etsy store....

Huge Blog HOP!!

Well I can tell you it's loads of fun! Even if you are not a digital scrapbooker... paper scrappers, crafters and card makers can print out and use the papers and elements for all kinds of paper craft projects. Anytime between the dates given you can jump on board the blog train, commencing the Journey at  
Here you will be able to access the link to download the first FREE contribution and find the link to the next blog on the journey for another CHRISTMAS TREASURES FREEBIE and so on! Of course while you are blog hopping  it is the perfect opportunity to check out the designers blog  and maybe even pick up a few other goodies or products at the same time.  Also feel free to leave some love and appreciation in the comments and if you are so inspired, sign up to follow their blogs.
 With over 35 stops on the journey.. you are in for a totally AWESOME ride!

Saturday, October 30, 2010

i am new at Designs in Digital !!!

I am so happy to be there...I had to choose 2 stores from 4 that offered it was hard to choose ...but this site is gonna be fun....come join in the fantastic challenges and the FANtasTiC upcoming Santa's Digi EXpress event!! check it out here

here is one of their nice facebook post welcoming me  and letting you know to register for a prize one you will need to earn more chances at prizes during the Santa Digi Express....

Designs In DigitalDesigns In Digital Did you know we have a new designer in our shop?? She openned her doors today and has 5 kits for you to come over and see! Jeanie has an elegant inspired style. So when you get a chance come check out jeaniesdesigns, and while you are at the site pop in the forum and congratulate her on her new store!

Designs In Digital Are you getting excited by what is coming?? I
so am ready to go!! Our numbers are steadily climbing but we still need
150 fans to get to our 3 free Santa's Sacks.. Do you have a friend who
might be interested in the fun!! The santa kit is basically 5 designing
duos combined to create one great survival kit to prepar...e
for Christmas..


Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Santa Digi Express at Designs in Digital


  the Santa's Digi Express? Well, its almost that time again!! Lots of fun challenges my is Holiday traditions--what makes December special to you? Challenges and games start Nov. 15 but the mega kit goes on sale Nov 1 great buy and if you use that kit for the challenges you earn chances at prizes....

The Grab Bag, Kit, Smorgusborg of awesome materials arrive in the shop November 1st...

But you know what I want to start the fun early!! So I have created a double edged challenge!! What do I mean by that... Well I am giving you two chances to win!!

Come over the DID fan page at Facebook, become a fan, get friends to join and post a comment.. If we reach 1000 fans by November 1st, 3 commenters on the Facebook site will win the SDE kit for free..


Come on over to DID, tell us you are going to join us in the fun, and on November 1st I will randomly pick 2 commenters to win the SDE kit!!

Remember you need the kit to to play along and win more awesome prizes and coupons, so this would make your chances a heck of a lot easier!!

We cannot wait until it all begins... And while you are at the site, join in a few of our regular challenges, each one earns you points and each point is worth 1 cent off our shop, no conditions apply!!

design team call at Papier Creatif