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2020 Creativation Sneak Peeks: Dies, Tools & Other Fun Stuff!

Welcome to part three of the 2020 Creativation Sneak Peeks on Scrapbook Update! This edition is for “the rest” – all of the sneak peeks that don’t fit in the previous two editions! So I hope it will be a delightful series of surprises, as you never know what you’ll find next!

2020 Creativation Dies Tools Sneak Peeks

I hope readers are enjoying this year’s updated version of the sneak peeks with a preview image of each company’s sneak peek! Links will be updated with more links where you can learn more about it as they become available or with information on how to purchase the items when they are released.

Don’t miss parts one and two of the 2020 Creativation Sneak Peeks! Visit them here:

This article will be updated with new sneak peeks and links as I find them, so keep checking back!

Have a product that should be in the sneak peeks? Send me an email at nancy@nallystudios.com!

Added 1/17/2020: Bella Blvd Aria Puffy, Lawn Fawn Lawn Trimmings, Ranger Simon Hurley, Ranger Dina Wakley, Ranger Wendy Vecchi, Ranger Sneaks

Added 1/16/2020: Lawn Fawn Sneak Peek #4, We R Project Cart, We R Mixed Media Glass Mat, We R Foil Roll Storage Racks, We R Crafters Backpack, We R 12 inch Supreme Ruler.

Added 1/15/2020: Crate Paper Maggie Holmes Disc Planners, Lawn Fawn dies, Tim Holtz Tonic Deckle Edge Trimmer, Stamperia Glamour Gel. 

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2020 Creativation Sneak Peeks: Dies, Tools & Other Misc.

[Disclosure: Some links on the list below are affiliate links that earn this site a commission at no cost to the reader when a purchase is made after a click.]

The previews below are arranged alphabetically by company:

Bella Blvd: Aria Puffy

Shipping: April 2020
See More: Bella Blvd blog
Wholesale: Doodlebug Design
Retail: TBD

Bella Blvd Aria Puffy

Crate Paper: Maggie Holmes Disc Planners

Shipping: April 2020
See More: Crate Paper blog
Wholesale: American Crafts
Retail: TBD

Crate Paper Maggie Holmes Disc Planners 2

 

Darkroom Door: January 2020 Stencils

Shipping: January 2020
See More: Darkroom Door blog
Wholesale: Darkroom Door
Retail: TBD

Darkroom Door Stencils

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2020 Creativation Sneak Peeks: Stamps & Inks

Welcome to part two of the 2020 Creativation Sneak Peeks on Scrapbook Update! This part is all about stamping and inks!

2020 Creativation Stamp Ink Sneak Peeks

This year I’ve made several changes to the traditional Scrapbook Update sneak peeks that I hope readers will appreciate. There’s a preview image of each company’s sneak peek, and then links will be updated where you can learn more about it or purchase the items when they are released.

Don’t miss parts one and three of the 2020 Creativation Sneak Peeks! Visit them here:

This article will be updated with new sneak peeks and links as I find them, so keep checking back!

Have product that should be in the sneak peeks? Send me an email at nancy@nallystudios.com!

Added 1/17/2020: Hero Arts Catalog Reveal, Lawn Fawn inks, Ranger, Ranger Simon Hurley products, Ranger Dina Wakley, Ranger Wendy Vecchi

Added 1/16/2020: Hero Arts #4, Lawn Fawn Peek #4.

Added 1/15/2020: Hero Arts #3, Pink & Main Plaid & Florals, Prima Butterfly Bliss by Julie Nutting. 

Added 1/14/2020: Hero Arts #2, Tim Holtz – Ranger Distress, Stampendous Spring 2020. 

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2020 Creativation Sneak Peeks: Stamps & Inks

[Disclosure: Some links on the list below are affiliate links that earn this site a commission at no cost to the reader when a purchase is made after a click.]

The previews below are arranged alphabetically by company:

Darkroom Door: January 2020

Shipping: January 2020
See More: Darkroom Door blog
Wholesale: Darkroom Door
Retail: TBD

Darkroom Door 2020

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2020 Creativation Sneak Peeks: Scrapbook Paper Collections

It’s that time again….time for Creativation Sneak Peeks!

2020 Creativation Sneak Peeks

This year I’ve made several changes to the sneak peeks that I hope readers will enjoy. There’s a preview image of each item, and (because of the volume of graphics) I’ve divided the sneak peeks into several articles by product category. This article contains all of the scrapbook paper Creativation sneak peeks…keep your eyes out for the stamp and other categories in the next day or so!

Update: Parts two and three are here! Visit them here:

This article will be updated with new sneak peeks and links as I find them, so keep checking back!

Have a product that should be in the sneak peeks? Send me an email at nancy@nallystudios.com!

Added/Updated 1/18/2020: Blue Fern Studio, Authentique Flawless, Authentique Hooray, Authentique Purebred, Authentique Voyage, Authentique Calendar, Authentique Love Notes

Added/Updated 1/17/2020: Crate Paper Fresh Bouquet, Lawn Fawn Dandy Day, BoBunny Tuxedos & Tiaras

Added/Updated 1/16/2020: Bella Blvd Chloe, Prima Pretty Mosaic, 49 and Market Irrevocable Beauty. 

Added/Updated 1/15/2020: Bella Blvd Cooper, Pink & Main Fabulous Florals, Prima Frank Garcia Capri, Prima Surfboard, Prima Butterfly Garden by Julie Nutting, Stamperia, BoBunny Botanical Journal.

Added 1/14/2020: Lawn Fawn Hello Sunshine Remix.

Added 1/13/2020: Color Play Paper Easter Wishes, Photo Play Paper Little Builder, Photo Play Paper Tulla & Norbert. 

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2020 Creativation Sneak Peeks: Scrapbook Paper Collections

[Disclosure: Some links on the list below are affiliate links that earn this site a commission at no cost to the reader when a purchase is made after a click.]

The collections below are arranged alphabetically by company:

49 and Market: Irrevocable Beauty

Size: 12×12
Shipping: TBD
More Info: 49 and Market blog
Wholesale: 49 and Market
Retail: TBD

49 and Market Irrevocable Beauty

49 and Market: Vintage Artistry Colors (#1) by Katie Pertiet

Size: 12×12
Shipping: TBD
More Info:
Wholesale: 49 and Market
Retail: TBD

49 and Market: Vintage Artistry Colors (#2) by Katie Pertiet

Size: 12×12
Shipping: TBD
More Info:
Wholesale:49 and Market
Retail: TBD

49 and Market: Vintage Artistry Colors (#3) by Katie Pertiet

Size: 12×12
Shipping: TBD
More Info:
Wholesale:49 and Market
Retail: TBD

49 and Market: Vintage Artistry Colors (#4) by Katie Pertiet

Size: 12×12
Shipping: TBD
More Info:
Wholesale:49 and Market
Retail: TBD

American Crafts: Here & Now by Dear Lizzy

Size: 12×12, 6×8
Shipping: 1/17/2020
More Info: Dear Lizzy blog
Wholesale: American Crafts
Retail: TBD

American Crafts Dear Lizzy Here Now

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Seasons Givings Giveaway Winners – And a Bonus for Everyone Else!

Seasons Givings Year 8 2019It’s time to announce the Season’s Giveaway winners! (And if you aren’t a winner, stay tuned till the end because I have a bonus for everyone!)

Thanks to everyone who visited the Scrapbook Update and took part in the giveaway! I look forward to sharing more of our love for scrapbooking together in 2020!

Travel Memories stickers

Thanks to so many of you for the wonderful compliments on my new digital sticker sets! I look forward to seeing what many of you make with these (and upcoming sets) in the future!

Nally Studios digital stickers in use

The winners of the giveaway of the digital sticker sets are:

Linda Wyman

Jennifer Stahr

Michelle Noble

Congratulations Updaters! Keep your eyes out for an email containing the files for all three sets!

If you aren’t one of the lucky winners but can’t wait to play with these sticker files, you’re still in luck! From now through Wednesday (January 6th), use code SEASONSGIVINGS20 or click this link to shop and get 20% off any of my new digital sticker sets!

French Foodie stickers close-up

Thanks to everyone who took part in the blog hop, and enjoy the sticker sets!

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Welcome to the Season’s Givings Year 8 Giveaway!

Seasons Givings Year 8 2019

Welcome to the Season’s Givings Blog Hop on Scrapbook Update!

One of my absolutely favorite scrapbooking embellishments are tiny white word stickers. I use them on pocket pages, 12 x 12 layouts…almost anything I make. And I know I’m not alone in loving these fabulous and versatile little things!

2020 Calendar and Travel Memories stickers

But there aren’t nearly enough designs available to feed my obsession – so I’ve been working for months to create print and cut little word stickers that work with the Cricut and the Scan n’ Cut! This is a passion project of mine that I’ve been dreaming about making a reality for a long time.

French Foodie stickers close-up

close-up of French Foodie sheets produced on Cricut Maker

These files work by first printing the text part on your sticker paper, and then your die cut machine cuts them out. It’s a lot easier than it sounds to do, and I’ll be posting a video soon demonstrating the simple process!

And since I finally did it and the first sets just launched literally RIGHT NOW in my Etsy store, I can’t wait to share them first with my blog readers who’ve been on this scrapbooking journey with me for over 15 years now. (Hard to believe it has been that long!)

So three lucky winners of my Season’s Givings giveaway are going to be among the first crafters to try these three print & cut sticker sets!

I’ll send each winner the digital files for all three of the new sticker sets: French Foodie, Travel Memories, and 2020 Calendar.

french foodie stickers

French Foodie stickers

Travel Memories stickers

Travel Memories stickers

2020 Calendar stickers

2020 Calendar stickers

You can check them all out in my Nally Studios store on Etsy!

For those of you wondering how these stickers work in Design Space, I did a Facebook Live tonight to demo the quick process.

To enter the giveaway, leave a comment below telling me what your favorite set is (but you’ll still get all three if you are the winner!). Make sure to put your email address in the space for it on the comment form so I can contact you if you are the winner! (Email addresses will only be used to contact the winner.)

The giveaway will be open until midnight EST on Sunday, January 5th. Winner will be drawn by random drawing.

Don’t miss checking out all of the other great sites taking part in the giveaway blog hop this year:

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Cricut Gift Guide: Top 10 Gifts for Cricut Lovers for 2019

It’s holiday shopping time again, and that means we are all looking for gift ideas! If you (or someone you love) are a crafter who loves Cricut, this Cricut Gift Guide is for you! I’m sharing my top 10 gifts for Cricut lovers to help make your Christmas shopping easy this year!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine.

 

Cricut Maker

Cricut Maker Rose

If you’ve been waiting to upgrade your earlier generation of Cricut machine, now is the time to go for it! With the release of the latest set of Cricut Maker tools (more on those in a moment), the Cricut Maker has really matured into its promise as a machine. The Adaptive Tool System, which gives the Maker machine 6x more cutting power than the previous generation machines, makes this machine much more expandable than any other Cricut has ever been. It’s truly the most versatile Cricut machine ever, starting right out of the box with the included rotary blade that cuts fabric beautifully!

Cricut Access Annual Subscription

Cricut Access

The first thing I always recommend that new Cricut machine owners do is sign up for a Cricut Access subscription! When you pay annually, it’s only $7.99/month, and you get the ability to use 100,000 images and 400 fonts from the Cricut library at no charge. Plus, as a bonus…you get discounts on purchases of licensed images not included in the subscription, discounts on purchases from Cricut.com, as well as priority access to Cricut support! Access is by far the most cost-effective way to get loads of content for your machine – and the discounts help you get affordable supplies for your machine too!

Cricut Machine Tote

Cricut Machine Tote

This item is on my personal wishlist this holiday season! Your Cricut machine is precious – make sure it is protected when you take it on the go! The tote looks stylish on the outside, but inside, it has soft foam designed to gently cushion your Cricut machine from the bumps and bruises of being out and about. And with four colors to choose from – tweed, purple, navy, and raspberry – there’s one to match everyone’s style. (I’m partial to the raspberry tote myself, but it’s hard to resist that oh-so-sophisticated tweed!) Carry it by the handles, or with the included matching detachable shoulder strap.

To really travel in (organized) style with your Cricut, don’t miss the matching Rolling Tote, which is the perfect size to trolley your machine tote with and holds materials, 12×12 mats, tools, and your laptop or mobile device – everything you need to Cricut on-the-go!

Cricut Maker Tools

Cricut Maker Tools

There’s so many tools to choose from to expand your Cricut Maker by using the Adaptive Tool System! I recommend starting with the Knife Blade, an addition to the Cricut tool box that lets you cut garment leather, balsa and basswood, and chipboard (among other things). Then for papercrafters, the Scoring Wheel and Double Scoring Wheel are absolute must-haves for creating professional looking creases on cards and 3D objects. Of course, there’s options like the Wavy Blade and the Basic Perforation Blade for more advanced papercraft projects.

Cricut Wood & Wood Veneer

Cricut Wood Veneer

One of the things that I was most excited about when I first learned about the Cricut Maker’s Knife Blade was the new ability to cut wood with my machine. I do enjoy cutting plain basswood with my machine, and Cricut makes that easier with their 11″x11″ and 12″x6″ packages that are the perfect thickness and sized just right for the Cricut Maker. But if you want your wood projects to have a bit more flair, Cricut’s new natural wood veneer is what you are looking for. Available in Walnut (pictured above), Maple, and Cherry, this veneer will add sophisticated wood tones to your next project!

Cricut Fabric

Cricut Fabric

I’m very picky when it comes to selecting fabric. (Just ask the ladies at my local quilt store where I have been known to spend hours picking fabric for a sewing project…) But Cricut has partnered with one of my favorite fabric companies, Riley Blake, to create their fabric sets, and the results are amazing! The fabric assortments are nicely balanced sets combining different large scales of patterns with smaller scale ones. The result are selections that are easy to put together into projects. And with these beautiful florals and geometric designs…you’ll want to make ALL the things!

Cricut Pens

Cricut Pens

I’ve loved the Cricut pens since I got my first Explore machine in 2014. They are my secret weapon to looking like I have mad drawing and handwriting skills when I really have neither! With such a large variety of them available – metallics, fine point, markers, gel, calligraphy – there’s a pen that matches every project. And by combining pens, you can get limitless possibilities of looks. Choose metallics or calligraphy tips for an elegant look. Gel pens or bright colored fine points make for fun doodles! A great place to start with pens are my two personal favorites, the Metallic Pen Set and the Black Multi Pen Set.

Cricut EasyPress 2

Cricut Easy Press

It’s not an exaggeration to say that the EasyPress completely changed my attitude towards working with iron-on. I’d always loved the possibilities of the material, but I never had the patience to work with it with my regular iron. The EasyPress lives up to its name – it’s simple to use, it’s fast, and it gives me perfect results the first time. I now love working with iron-on! The EasyPress has opened up so many creative possibilities for me!

Cricut Infusible Ink

Cricut Infusible Ink

The EasyPress isn’t good just for iron-on. It’s got the high temperatures needed for working with Cricut’s new Infusible Ink products. This DIY dye sublimation iron-on process embeds ink right in the fabric, for professional looking projects that are washable and last longer. Combine the special Infusible Ink blanks (like coasters, t-shirts and totes) with Infusible Ink sheets cut on your Cricut to make brilliantly colored designs. And you’re not limited to just solid colors with Infusible Ink – try out beautiful patterns like patina, watercolor, or galaxy for an extra special touch on your project!

Cricut EasyPress Tote

Cricut EasyPress Tote 9x9

Another item from my personal wishlist, the Cricut EasyPress Tote is a must-have accessory for your EasyPress! This padded, heat-resistant tote is a secure and stylish way to store your EasyPress or take it with you to craft at events. The tote holds your EasyPress, its base & cord, the matching size pressing mat, and small accessories. A velcro strap holds your machine in position so it stays in place during transport. Pick the size – 6″x7″, 9″x9″ or 12″x10″ – that matches your EasyPress for a perfect fit!

Cricut Gift Guide

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