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Update | 7.10.2014 – Two Peas, Shutterfly, Shimelle, and more!

Two Peas in a Bucket announced today that they will stay open for sales and content viewing until July 24th:

Due to the overwhelming response to our clearance sale, we will be shipping orders through the end of the month and have decided to keep the site operational thru 7/24/2014 and expect the last order to go out the door on the 25th.

The extended time gives the site’s users extra time to use the export tool developed by Scrapbook.com to save their galleries by transferring their images and descriptions to the Scrapbook.com gallery. Click here for more information on how to use the gallery export tool.

As the summer product releases approach for the second half of the year, some companies are clearing out the warehouse to make room for them. Elle’s Studio is holding a summer warehouse sale. Unlike most companies, which usually sell “grab bag” style boxes, Elle’s Studio is selling inventory by the individual item through their online store so their fans can buy just exactly the items they want. The sale will last until 7/21 or while supplies last.
Bloomberg reported on July 2nd that Shutterfly has hired Qatalyst Partners LLC, an investment bank, to assist it in attempting to find a buyer for itself. Shutterfly has been a public company since 2006, and owns several other brands including Tiny Prints and Borrow Lenses. The company’s stock was down 24% on the year before the announcement, on fears that the company was in danger of posting its first annual loss as a public company. The stock spiked after the news, and is still trading significantly higher this week.

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Good News for Two Peas In A Bucket Customers

Two new announcements will make the closure of Two Peas In A Bucket a bit easier on the site’s legions of fans.

On June 10th, Two Peas quietly opened an Etsy store carrying their signature flair and wood items. The store currently has 176 flairs and nearly 100 wood items listed for sale. This is great news for fans of the company’s edgy, graphic style. (Note to self: Definitely must order this flair badge for scrapping my 10 hour flight home from Germany in January while deathly ill with the flu.)

For those wishing to preserve their content from the Two Peas gallery, there is even better news: Scrapbook.com has created an automated tool to import your Two Peas gallery into a Scrapbook.com account! The tool preserves publication dates, title and description of the post, as well as importing the image.

To use the Scrapbook.com importer, click this link after first logging in to your Scrapbook.com account. You’ll need to know your Pea Number from your Two Peas account to make it work.

For those waiting to place orders at Two Peas hoping for heavier discounting as the sale progresses, you may be out of luck. The site’s virtual shelves appear almost bare in most brands, although there is still some stock in the American Crafts family of brands due to the large proportion of inventory of the company’s products the store was carrying before the closure announcement.

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Breaking: Two Peas In A Bucket Closing Down

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Earlier this afternoon, online retailer Two Peas in a Bucket announced that they are closing down effective July 10th.

All sales on the site are final effective immediately. Gift certificates may only be redeemed through July 4th, 2014 11:59:59 p.m. CST. Returns and price adjustments are no longer being accepted.

Access to classes, workshops, bookmarks and gallery items will cease when Two Peas closes for good on July 10th. Peamail will also be available through that date. Access to posting on the company’s message boards has already closed, although they seem to be available for viewing.

At the same time as the company announced the closure of its operations, it also announced the immediate closure of its affiliate program. The company was a pioneer in affiliate marketing in the scrapbooking industry, which is now a widespread practice.

Wisconsin-based Two Peas In A Bucket was formed in 1999 by Jeffrey and Kristina White. The Whites were a continuous presence at Two Peas, although it changed hands several times while under their leadership. In May 2006, the Whites sold the company to Canadian media company Kaboose, Inc. for a reported $600,000 in cash plus additional considerations. A little over two years later, in Sept. 2008, Kaboose sold Two Peas to Leisure Arts (terms not disclosed). In 2012, the company returned to the apparent ownership of the Whites through a Delaware-based LLC called It’s Like This LLC.

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Digital Trends | Love Themes

January flew by faster than ever this year. February is now here and Valentine’s Day is upon us. Luckily, the digi stores are delivering all-new love-themed products and they are beautiful! Let’s go take a look at some of the newest ones I’ve found.

Two Peas in a Bucket

At Two Peas, Just Jaimee and Hero Arts have new Valentine’s Day kits. “Secret Crush” is an enormous collection of shabby and slightly-grungy products including 21 papers, eight alphabets and over 75 elements. Hero Arts has just released a new set of 12 stamps and brushes with love-themed word hearts, message borders and a heart spring.

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Secret Crush Kit by Just Jaimee

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Love In Hearts and Borders by Hero Arts Digital

The Digichick

At The Digichick, Sherwood Studio has a new Valentine’s Day kit with rich colors and sweet sentiments. It has a beautiful vintage feel with lovely textured papers and elements. Etc. by Danyale has a new love-themed kit with doodles, soft colors and many hand-drawn details. It’s a fun, whimsical kit that with a bunch of adorable elements.

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Because He Loves Me by Sherwood Studio

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A Da-Doodly Love Kit by Etc. by Danyale

Designer Digitals

Designer Digitals has a bunch of brand-new embellishment kits this week. Studio DoubleD has just released six ready-made clustered circle elements in rich shades of red with beautiful love-themed touches. Pattie Knox has added to her Pin Its! Collection with an adorable set of 48 enamel and silver pins – the perfect embellishment to tack down a ribbon or attach a tag or journaling spot. Katie Pertiet has a gorgeous new set of linen buttons – the kit has 16 textured buttons with different heart images on each.

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Readymade Circles: Love No. 01 by Studio DoubleD

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Pin Its!: Enamel Hearts by Pattie Knox

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Linen Buttons: Lovely No. 01 by Katie Pertiet

And there you have them – some of the newest love-themed kits.  I can’t wait to see layouts made with these new kits in all the galleries.


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Digital Trend | Project Life Journaling Cards

The digi stores are absolutely bursting with new Project Life journaling cards in both 3×4 and 4×6 sizes. Let’s go take a look at some of the newest ones I’ve found! They are so numerous I will probably be back with even more in the next week or so.

Designer Digitals

At Designer Digitals, Katie Pertiet, Ali Edwards and Cathy Zielske all have brand-new journal cards. Katie’s two sets include a fun and bright set of eight travel-themed cards and a gorgeous krafty set of weekly journalers. Cathy’s cards feature grids and diagonals and phrases in a mustard/gray color set. Ali’s cards are heart and love themed and some include her signature handwriting.

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 Almost There Journalers by Katie Pertiet

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Pocket Cards: Weekly No. 01 by Katie Pertiet

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J-Cards No. 05 Everyday by Cathy Zielske

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Hello My Heart 3×4 Cards by Ali Edwards

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At Two Peas, Jen Martakis has released a new set of digital cutting files to be used in Project Life, on cards or layouts, or with any paper crafting project. Baers Garten Designs has an adorable and whimsical 6×4 set of cards perfect for winter-themed journaling and Just Jaimee has released a bright, cheerful collection with a slight focus on the new year resolutions.

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Digital Cuts – Journal Cards 1 by Jen Martakis

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Winter Wonderland Journaling Cards by Baers Garten Designs

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January Storyteller 2013 Journal Cards by Just Jaimee

The Lilypad

At The Lilypad, Michelle Godin has a new mega pack that consists of 20 overlays for 3×4 journaling cards, as well as 20 hand-painted journaling cards. Valerie Wibbons has just released a fun set of 12 zodiac and constellation cards. Each constellation comes with and without the connecting lines and includes overlays for each card.

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My Artsty Life: Watercolour Bundle by Michelle Godin Designs

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Constellations No. 02 Journal Cards by Valerie Wibbons

And there you have them – some of the newest project life journaling cards! I’m sure there will be many, many more project life cards and kits coming in the new few weeks and I will bring those to you very soon. In the meantime, I can’t wait to see more layouts made with these new cards in all the galleries.


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Digital Trends | Snowflakes

With the winter weather upon many of us, digital scrapbooking designers are making sure that we have a lot of new fun products to play with. There are some gorgeous new snowflake-themed products out right now and I can’t wait to show them to you. Let’s go take a look at some of them!

The Digichick

Guest designer, 2am Designs, has just released two beautiful new products at The Digichick. The first kit includes five gorgeous papers with an artsy flair and wintery motif with numerous falling snowflake scenes, plus 2 painted base papers. The second kit includes 34 versatile and fun elements, including numerous lovely snowflakes that will help you add a touch of color to your winter pages.

Winter Scenes Black and White by 2am Designs

Winter Scenes Ellies by 2am Designs

Two Peas in a Bucket

Angie Kovacs and ChrissyW have collaborated on two wintery kits at Two Peas. You can mix and match papers, elements and alphabets. Angie’s sparkly snowflakes are beautiful and Chrissy’s heftier and textured snowflakes are the perfect complement.

Slippery Slope – Mini-Collab by Angie Kovacs

Slippery Slope – Mini-Collab by ChrissyW

The Lilypad 

The Lilypad has two of the most unique and lovely snowflake kits that I’ve seen this year. The first set includes 10 chalked snowflakes and the second is an enormous collection of scribbled snowflakes.

Chalk It Up Snowflakes Set I by Rachel Young Designs

Scribbled Flakes by Allison Pennington

Designer Digitals

At Designer Digitals, there are three new gorgeous snowflake-themed kits that caught my eye. Katie Pertiet’s new set of wintery brushes and stamps is stunning – they all include snowflake patterns that you can blend and stamp. Lynn Grieveson’s new set of designer background papers is gorgeous and includes eight beautiful textured and distressed patterns. And Cathy Zielske’s new set of wintery word art provides the perfect title for any of your winter-themed pages.

ARTpack: Winter Brushes and Stamps No. 01 by Katie Pertiet

Artfully Winter Paper Pack by Lynn Grieveson

Helvi Round Snowpocalypse Brushes and Stamps by Cathy Zielske

And there you have them – there are so many beautiful snowflake-themed products available right now in the digital world.  I can’t wait to see more layouts made with these in all the galleries.


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