Sunday, March 30, 2008

{a little oopsie!!}


Ok - so if you downloaded the "Mouse in the House" freebie before Friday at 6:00 PM (MST) there's a good chance your "Certified Disney Magical Moment" stamps are spelled wrong! I corrected the download as soon as one of my sweet customers brought it to my attention, but I forgot to post it on my blog so that the first few of you who downloaded it could get the corrected ones! So - check your stamps!! :) hehe If they are spelled wrong, download THESE corrected stamps. The majority of you have the right ones. Just some of you might not. . . sorry. Don't hate me!!!!!

Ooooh and I have an announcement! The oh-so-fabulous Erica Zane has joined my mini-CT-band-of-gypsies, and I have joined HERS!! Yep, we liked each other so much we are CTin' for each other! haha!! Here's a link to Erica's Blog and here's a link to Erica's Shop. She sells and Snap & Scrap.

My first kit to play with from Erica, "Lavendar Skies". It's soooo pretty!



And I scrapped this special page of the moment I met my cousin's baby! I almost said my niece because she pretty much IS my niece. I mean, I'm her aunt Brittney for cryin' out loud. Anyway - here it is.



Alrighty folks, so that's my fun new news! You'll be seein' more LOs from me with products from Miss Erica Zane! :)

Peace out yo!

Thursday, March 27, 2008

{leave the world behind!!!!!}

Hooray!!!  It's Friday and that means the much anticipated (ok, maybe only anticipated by ME) release of  . . . 


Leave the World Behind





As if you couldn't tell, "Leave the World Behind" is a MEGA-KIT! It's ENOURMOUS!! SEVENTEEN papers and more elements than you'll know what to do with!! 

It's only available at ScrapMatters

I decided not to break it up with elements and papers separately this time around.  I didn't really sell anything separately last time, so its just the Mega-Kit.  If you wish there were papers and elements separate, send me an email and maybe I'll do it! :)

And to sweeten the deal even MORE I've got a quick page album AND a special offer too!


Like it? Well, its yours for FREE if you purchase the mega-kit within the first week of its release.


Just purchase the kit, and you'll get the QP download with it (no coupon code for those of you who got the free QP album with Dreams Do Come True). This way will be much easier!!

Ok . . . so are you ready to see the kit in action?? Well, let's get to it!

First up Kate scrapped not one, but TWO fabulous LOs.


Kate is so creative! I am in love with both of these amazing creations!!

This LO by Zakirah ROCKS!!!

I love how she TOTALLY captured the fun family feel of the kit and kept it fresh and edgy at the same time!!

Sya pulled every once of fun, sunshine and happiness out of the kit and came up with this awesome LO!

Sya, you are amazing!!

Danica scrapped her adorable Isabel being a little goof!

I love how she pulled the red, white, blue, and black out and created a perfect color scheme for her pics! So so cute!!

My fabulous sister in law, Tami, scrapped some pics of a trip to Disneyland a while back.  Perfection!!


Thanks Tam!  You can't look at this LO without smiling! :)

And lastly, my LO. If you know me or read my blog you know my Disney pics are treasures and I have a hard time scrapping them because I'm so overwhelmed and want them to be PERFECTLY scrapped. Well, I went for it and scrapped some favorite D-land pics. I mean, how can I not when I have the perfect stuff to scrap 'em with now!!


FINALLY, the thing you're all reading for . . . the FREEBIE!!

As I said last time I made a Disney-inspired freebie, I in no way shape or form intend to claim copyright or ownership over anything Disney-owned such as Mickey Mouse. I in no way intend to sell or profit from this freebie in any way, shape, or form. I created these items for my own personal use and am simply sharing them with my friends and fellow Disney lovers! :) I LOVE Disney so much.


Click HERE to download the freebie. Be sure to say hey when you do.

And as I said last time, if you download the freebie, all I ask is that you at least check out the mega-kit. My husband and I appreciate all of your sales and support more than you can know. Being able to work as a designer is such a blessing, and being able to help support our little family by doing it is incredible! Thank you again!!!

Did you think I forgot about the Show-Offs?!! Oh no no no! I would never!

Were' the show-offs awesome this week?!  WOW!  FIFTEEN show offs!  Woo hoo.  Thanks to you all!  If you want to be a show-off and get a gift next week, just email me (designerbrittney at gmail dot com) a LO using something from Britt-ish designs.  When you email it to me, please email a SAVED FOR WEB version jpg, no bigger than 600x600 (unless its a double page LO), with the subject line reading "Show-Off". It's as simple as that.  Email it before midnight next Thursday to be shown off next week!

Have a WONDERFUL Friday, and an amazing weekend! Snatch this new kit up and leave the world behind this weekend and just SCRAP!!!! I know I will (for a little while between unpacking boxes that is!).


{free desktop calendar}

Ok - so I MADE myself take time to make a new freebie for scrapghead today. I've been promising them one forever and just never got to it. So while I was busy getting my new kit ready for its BIG PREMIERE tomorrow, I took time out to create this cute April Desktop Calendar using "Dreams Do Come True" for anyone who would like it.


April is just around the corner, so I thought this might be a fun treat. Of course, yours will come as a .png, ready for you to put your OWN photos in. Although I'm sure you want that cute photo of my mom and niece, and me & my handsome husband!!

Click HERE to get the freebie!!

Ok so I just can't WAIT for tomorrow. My new kit is so much fun, and my wonderful friends and CT have already done some WAY cute LOs with it!! Plus, there's a special offer, a coordinating freebie . . . so much fun!!!!!! Don't forget to come back here to check it all out tomorrow!!!

I'll leave you with a couple LOs I did.

This one goes with the other Moving Day LO that I scrapped before.


And this one I did last night for Traci Reed's CT (The Hawt Mamas) Blog Challenge. It didn't win, but it was fun to scrap!!! I won a challenge on their blog them a few weeks ago and got to buy a couple Traci Reed kits. I used one of them here. It's called "He'll Break Your Heart" and its soooo cute and so fun to scrap with!


Alright, still have a couple things left to do to get ready for the big release tomorrow. Gotta run.

'night!!

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

{free mini-kit for challenge participants}

Hi there! Well, another challenge has begun at ScrapMatters and this one has a participation gift designed by yours truly. So if you want this mini-kit for free . . . .


Then click HERE and do the fun challenge! It's simple and not only will you get this free kit, you also might win a $5 GC too. Two LOs will win a GC in addition!!

Fun, huh??

Ok I will leave you with a teaser. I've been hard at work (finally) on another big mega kit that is definitely magical in a fun, bold way!!



Coming soon . . . heeehee!! I can't wait!

Have a good night! (Don't worry Marci, I haven't forgotten that you tagged me! I just don't have time right now!!)

Sunday, March 23, 2008

{happy easter!!}

Ok so there's a little quiz that tells you what kind of egg you are. It's like the shortest quiz ever, but the results are funny! Just answer the one question and trust the psychic energy to tell you correctly what kind of egg you are.

I am a Hand Painted Egg


Classy and gorgeous - with attention to every detail.



Pretty funny. Anyway - just wanted to wish everyone a VERY happy Easter Sunday! With the house in boxes, and being SOOOO busy, not to mention poor, there are no Easter baskets or goodies or the usual treasure hunt going on at our house this year. It just feels like any other Sunday so far. After church and dinner at both parents' houses I'm sure things will start to feel Eastery.

A couple LOs to share. Wanna see what a mess moving was last weekend??


And some pics from when I finally finished the Christmas cards!

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Well, I better go find some church clothes to wear! I'm telling you, EVERYTHING is in boxes! Argh!!!

Later!!


Friday, March 21, 2008

{another week of show offs, & 2 ways to win free stuff!}

(**note - if you came here lookin' for the "Sunshine Sweets" freebie, scroll down to the previous post!!**)

THIRTEEN amazing LOs to Show Off this week!! Here we go . . .


Now, if you sent me a Show Off and it wasn't in this slideshow, never fear! Just shoot me a quick email and I'll correct my error!! As I wasn't home all week organizing the Show Off emails as they came in, was a little trickier than usual. So its just my dumb mistake if you were omitted!! I hope I got everyone, but I'm not perfect!

Anyway - all the Show Offs are getting my brand spanking new template pack called "Don't Hold Back". I created a couple brand new templates as well as used a couple of my own favorite LOs and made them into templates. I hope you all like them!!


They are up at scraphead, but not up at ScrapMatters yet. When they are at SM, I'll let you know!! :)

If you want to be a Show Off and get a little Britt-ish Designs gift next week, just email me a LO using ANY Britt-ish Designs product, a template, a freebie, even a little staple, ANYTHING.  Then on Friday I'll show you off and email you a gift!  It's as easy as that.  Two new things I'm asking for show offs to do:

1) when you send the email, please make the subject line of your email "Show Off" and
2) make sure to send a "Saved for Web" version of your page.

I'm getting more and more Show-Offs these days and I want the process to be as easy as possible and I don't want to forget anyone by accident! So by doing these two things I think it will really help the weekly process!!! THANKS!

I don't feel like I gave my new little product last week it's due. My "Glitzy Wordlettes" pack is up at both ScrapMatters and scraphead.


They are fun glittery word stickers and I used them on this LO and I think they worked out so cute!! (plus, they're only 2 bucks!)


I actually did this LO for a really fun challenge at ScrapMatters hosted by the lovely miss Happy Scrap Girl. It's a 1-Hour challenge. You have exactly 1 hour to complete your LO along with a couple other fun rules thrown in there. Check out the 1-Hour Challenge here. But anyway - aren't the Glitzy Wordlettes fun?!

Oh yeah!  Want a chance to win a FREE kit from me?!  Dacia is hosting a little mini-challenge on the Team Blog and I've donated two kits for two winners.  Any kit they want.  So yeah, if you'd like a kit from me, enter Dacia's Color Theory challenge! It's easy.  You just read her article about color combinations, and then try out one of them!   I did a complimentary color scheme using blue and orange!  It was really fun and I LOVE how it turned out!!!!


Anyway - there are some great ways to win some free stuff!! :) haha

That's it for now!  Have a wonderful Friday!!


Thursday, March 20, 2008

Sunshine Sweets Easter/Spring Freebie!

Alrighty folks, its time to release my part of the Sunshine Girls freebie! The collab kit this time was Easter/Spring inspired. It's called "Sunshine Sweets" and I've seen all the parts and there is SOOOOO much totally cute stuff.

I hope you like my part!



Click HERE to download.

Leave me some love if you download. (NOTE! If it says: "User downloading session limit is reached. Please try again in a few minutes" when you are trying to download, that just means too many people are trying to download at once. Just be patient and try again in a few minutes!!)

Here's how you get all the other parts. Once you download my part, inside the folder you will find the link to the next part, you download that one and find the next download in her folder. It's like one big long chain of downloads!! It's an Easter Egg hunt! Have fun hunting and downloading all the beautiful spring goodies!!

Oh! and what would be an Easter hunt without the GOLDEN EGG?? Somewhere during your hunt, you will download the Golden Egg, this link will take you to somewhere where you've NEVER been before, someplace NEW and VERY exciting!! This new place will have a great surprise for you (and only you, our loyal egg hunters)! This surprise will also contain a link that will help you continue on your hunt until at last your journey brings you back to my little blog... where your hunt will be complete!

No hurry...all of our links will be active for plenty long enough for you all to find your eggs, crack them open and enjoy your sweets in time for Easter! Have fun! If you come to any inactive links, just be patient. Remember its all in fun, and its free!! Don't freak out. Like I said, the links stay active for a LONG time. There's no rush!!

{hallelujah!!}

I'm FINALLY home in my new house.  Directly after moving we went to my parent's house to spend a few days with the lil' bro while my parents are in Hawaii.  Yes, Mom & Dad missed out on all the fun of helping us move.  I'm sure they were sitting on a warm beach drinking Diet Coke with their feet up, not a care in the world, while we were lugging boxes, breaking stuff and generally having a miserable time!  No worries though Mom & Dad!  I'm just jealous!

So yes, the move is done and we are no where NEAR settled yet.  I spent my first official night at home not unloading boxes or setting up house, but finishing up my part of the big Sunshine Girls Easter collab. freebie that comes out tomorrow!!  Yes, I've joined ranks with these fabulous girls and I get to give out a part of the awesome freebie kit!  Get excited and come back tomorrow for my part and for a hunt (really just a train of downloads) for all the other parts.  Here's a little sneak peek of what my mini-kit looks like!! heehee


Check back tomorrow for the full freebie! It's a good one!

You'll all be happy to know that I'm FINALLY feeling better! It's been about over 4 weeks now, so its about dang time! My hearing is still a little hampered due to stuffiness, and I'm still blowin' my nose but nowhere NEAR as much as I was last week. I'm so grateful to be healing! It's been way too long!!

Well, that's about it for now. Just poppin' in to say hi and to apologize for being absent for so long!! Thanks for all the words of encouragement during the move and during my sickness! It's so nice to get warm comments!

It's past midnight, time for bed! See ya tomorrow!!

Friday, March 14, 2008

{show-offs, new product, & a fun challenge!}

Hello! It's finally Friday! This week has been going on forever!!!! Let's start with the amazing Show-Offs we have this week!! I received some REALLY great ones!


They are all incredible! I am always so amazed what you girls come up with! And I hope you all like your gift this week! It's my brand new "Glitzy Wordlettes"


They should be up in the stores today sometime. I'll come back and post and link you up when they are.

So . . . if you want to be a Show Off next week, just email me ANY LO using a product by Britt-ish Designs. It can be a template, a freebie, a little brad, anything Britt-ish Designs AT ALL! Just email me the LO to designerbrittney at gmail dot com and next Friday I'll show you off and send you a gift!! It's very fun!

And finally, I have to plug a fun challenge going on a ScrapMatters right now. It ends Monday at midnight, but you still have the weekend to get a LO done for it. Plus, you might win a $5 GC and you could buy some more of my goodies! HAHA! Anyway - its a template challenge, so you get a REALLY cute free template from the fabulous Heather! Here's my entry.

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This is my CUTE nephew when he was still trying to figure out walking!! Aww . . .

If you want a free template and a chance to win a free gift certificate, enter the challenge! Check it out here.

Alright, well I better go. I have to finished up the packing and cleaning!! Moving Day is TOMORROW!!

Peace out.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

{moving SUCKS!!}

I hate moving.  I REALLY hate it!!!  It's exhausting and it consumes my life.  Plus this cold just keeps lingering, so my energy level is super low so I'm not able to get as much done in a day as I want.  I've moved 7 times in the last 3 and half years.  Whoa, that can't be right . . . well there's 2 of those that weren't FULL moves, but still!!  Grr!  I HATE TO MOVE!  


I feel like ever since my vacation I've totally fallen out of the loop.  My regular design/scrap/work schedule has fallen to pieces, and I'm just barely getting the essentials done.  It's just all a bit overwhelming and stressful!  Ugh.  I just can't wait to get this move over and done with.  Moving in and unpacking and getting reorganized actually sounds sort of fun, its just trying to get out of this house that SUCKS.  

Wow!  Sorry for this totally negative vent post.  

Ok let's turn it around.  Watch this Utube.  My friend Shan had it on her blog and I seriously couldn't stop laughing.  I love Ellen.



Oh my gosh.  That just kills me.

I took a little break and took a personality quiz I found on SSD's Blog.  It pretty much hit the nail on the head.  I was impressed.


Personality Type Quiz

My Result:
Shy Personality Type

You keep pretty much to yourself, and mostly open-up to those who are really, really close to you, your family and best friends, which also means you’re really trustworthy and loyal. You tend to be quiet and sometimes get embarrassed easily.


Take Personality Type Quiz

Find more quizzes at Quibblo.com

Quibblo


Alright, thats a long enough break for me.  Gotta get back to packing!  It seriously never ends!!!!!!

Saturday, March 8, 2008

{FINALLY, some scrapping time!!}

I finally scrapped!! Hooray!


When Morgan, Josh & Gracelyn came to visit last month we went to the zoo! Did you know you can go to the zoo in the winter? Well, you can! It's very fun!!

And this LO was for a challenge over at Sweet Shoppe Designs where we were challenged to refresh an old LO that no longer relfected our scrapping style. I knew exactly which LO to "refresh". I had always been unhappy with this LO that I scrapped a long time ago, and this challenge gave me the perfect opportunity to fix it!!


Anyway - It felt really good to scrap a little. Now I just need to get better so I can start packing up my house! It's driving me insane to be lying around and not packing!!!

See ya!

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