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A Very Fond Farewell

As we head into September and welcome our new 2012 - 2013 Design Team next week we must first bid a very fond farewell to our current design team members.  These gals have been so amazing - they have inspired us daily with their creativity and skillful use of Pebbles products.  I have loved getting to know each and every one of these talented ladies and want to thank you all for your hard work and commitment to this team.

I thought it would be fun to highlight a project from each departing design team member created this past year.  Please join me in thanking this amazing group of ladies for their inspiration.  You gals are the best!



















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More What I Did This Summer Projects with Mandie and Steph


"Because of my husband's work, we weren't really able to travel outside of our area this summer.  We took a little couple day trip to Santa Cruz.  It was a lot of fun.  We took our kids on their first ferris wheel ride at the Santa Cruz Boardwalk.  They LOVED it and were hooked!  I love that the colors in the Sunnyside collection matched the ferris wheel seats.  It was too perfect!"  - Mandie Pierce, Pebbles Design Team Member

Sunnyside Bouncy  (751286)
Sunnyside Blissful (751280)
Sunnyside ABC Stickers (732113)
Sunnyside Accent & Phrase Stickers (732115)
Crystal Candy Dots, Green (744296)



"The Sunnyside, Countryside Picnic and Hip Hip Hooray collections all have a fun, bright colour palette that is perfect for summer projects, so I used a mixture of products from all three lines to make this page about enjoying lots of summer drinks sitting outside in pub gardens! I cut off the flap of a vellum envelope I had lying around and filled it with a bunch of favourite embellishments to give my page a fun, whimsical feel. This is my last project for Pebbles and I just want to take the time to thank all of you for an amazing two years ... it's been so much fun!"  - Steph Baxter, Pebbles Design Team Member

Sunnyside Blossoms (751275)
Sunnyside From Me To You (751282)
Sunnyside 6x 6 Paper Pad (751288)
Sunnyside Layered Paper Flowers (747184)
Sunnyside Dimensional Butterflies (747186)
Sunnyside Masking Tape Stickers (732117)
Hip Hip Hooray Dimensional Circles (744290)
Hip Hip Hooray Pinwheel Flags (747168)
Hip Hip Hooray Dimensional Flowers (747165)
Hip Hip Hooray Twist Ties (747169)
Countryside Picnic Gift Tags (747173)
Countryside Picnic ABS Stickers Natural (732093)
New Additional Girl Mini Clothes Pins (747124)
With Love Heart Paper Clips (744281)
Floral Lane Button Candy Dots Lollipop (747113)
Mr and Mrs Flower Brads (747089)

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More What I Did This Summer Projects with Wendy Sue


"For this week’s summer theme, I thought I’d share a page I created about the very first day of our summer vacation.  I took the kids to a local park where we had a picnic lunch and played on the playground for a while.   As we were leaving they found this bar near the skate park and decided to play on it … I thought it was a great way to record the day – since we were just “hangin’ out” together – which is how we spent many of our days over the summer. My kids were dressed in some pretty colorful clothing and I just loved how their shirts all coordinated with the colors in the Sunnyside collection.  I loved mixing and matching the patterned papers for the background.  I cut the banner strips from the 6x6 pad and layered them around the title.  And I disassembled one of the “smile” clothespins so it would be a little less bulky and tied a bow around it."  - Wendy Sue Anderson, Pebbles Design Team Member

Sunnyside 6x6 Paper Pad (751288)
Sunnyside Collection Pack (751287)
Sunnyside Dimensional Butterflies (747186)
Sunnyside Blissful (751280)
Sunnyside Dimensional Butterflies (747186)
Sunnyside Mini ABC Stickers (732114)
Sunnyside Border Stickers (732116)
Sunnyside ABC Stickers (732112)
Sunnyside Mini ABC Stickers (732114)
Sunnyside Clothes Pins (747185)
Sunnyside Masking Tape Stickers (732117)

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More What I Did This Summer Projects with Kim and Sarah

First things first, I have a winner to announce from last week's "Guest Designer" giveaway. Thank you all so much for your comments. And the lucky winner is ...


Congratulations! Please email your full name and mailing information (including your phone number for shipping purposes) to pebblesincdt(at)gmail(dot)com and put "Guest Designer Winner" in the subject line.


"I  wanted to capture the fun and adventure from this summer. I had lots of pictures printed out and pulled this page together using mostly the Hip Hip Hooray collection (which seems about right). It's fun to look back at all the different pictures and know that we've really had a great family summer! A quick note -I want to give a great big thanks to everyone associated with Pebbles, especially Lynn for a great two terms! Cheers!"  - Sarah Webb, Pebbles Design Team Member

Shop for Pebbles Hip Hip Hooray products here

Hip Hip Hooray Candy Dots Square (744286)
Hip Hip Hooray Candy Dots Circle (744285)
Hip Hip Hooray Glitter Flag Banners (747163)
Hip Hip Hooray Party Time (751225)
Hip Hip Hooray Woo Hoo! (751236)
Hip Hip Hooray Pinwheel Flags (747168)
Country Picnic Cobblestone (751244)
Sunnyside Corrugated ABC Stickers (732113)
Sunnyside Mini ABC Stickers (732114)



“I’ve been kind of hoarding this map paper and now I am so glad that I did. It’s the perfect background for my Road Trip layout. We traveled over 5,000 miles this summer with the kids and a travel trailer. I just decided this will be the opening layout in our summer trip album. So much fun!”  - Kim Kesti, Pebbles Design Team Member

Shop for Pebbles Let Freedom Ring products here

Let Freedom Ring George Washington (751254)
Let Freedom Ring Dimensional Banners (747179)
Let Freedom Ring Dimensional Stickers (732110)
Freedom Glitter Foam Thickers (53347)
Let Freedom Ring Masking Tape Stickers (732108)

With Love Mini ABC Stickers (732087)

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Theme: What I Did This Summer

Do you remember when you were in grade school and the teacher asked you to write the typical "What I Did This Summer" essay?  Well we've decided to partake in this tried and true tradition - Pebbles style!  This week on the Pebbles blog our design team members will be sharing projects all about what they did this summer.  So sit back, relax, and be ready to be inspired while we see what some of our design team members have been up to!


"To say we had an eventful summer would be an understatement!  So I wanted to make a big statement in my layout too with no photos and a long title with my favorite mini letters! I cut the map images with my Silhouette and used the negatives rather than the cut image. From there just some simple embellishments and ticket stubs and it was exactly what I wanted!" - Christa Paustenbaugh, Pebbles Design Team Member

Sunnyside Blissful (751280)
Sunnyside From Me To You (751282)
Sunnyside Content  (751284)
Sunnyside Paper Pad (751288)
Sunnyside Corrugated ABC Stickers Black (732111)
Sunnyside Corrugated ABC Stickers White (732112)
Sunnyside Corrugated ABC Stickers Aqua (732113)
Sunnyside Mini ABC Stickers (732114)
Sunnyside Accent and Phrase Stickers (732115)
Sunnyside Border Stickers (732116)
Sunnyside Masking Tape Stickers (732117)
Country Picnic Corrugated ABC Stickers Pink (732094)

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Guest Designer: Summer Fullerton and a GIVEAWAY!

Hi everyone! I am so excited to introduce you to this week's Guest Designer Summer Fullerton!  Let's get to know Summer a little better ...


Describe yourself in 3 words … loyal, sarcastic and happy.

My guilty pleasure is … reality tv and chocolate covered pretzels.

You’ll never find me without … my cell phone (and I am sure I am not alone in this).

You might be surprised to know that I
… although I was born in the summer I was actually named for a character in the Dick Tracy comic strip (it was my dad’s idea).

My least favorite chore is … cleaning the shower.

I started scrapbooking in ... about 1997.

My favorite thing about this hobby is ... it’s the creative outlet I have always craved.

If I were a Pebbles product I would be … patterned paper because it’s the foundation to every project.

"Hip Hip Hooray was a total match to the photos of my daughter opening up her presents on her eleventh birthday. I created what I like to call a pocket design where I line up different patterned papers and layer photos, title and embellishments down the page randomly tucking elements under the different papers just as if they were pockets."

Shop for Pebbles Hip Hip Hooray Products here

Hip Hip Hooray Party Time (751225)
Hip Hip Hooray You're Invited (751226)
Hip Hip Hooray Woo Hoo (751236)
Hip Hip Hooray Flag Banner Kit (747163)
Hip Hip Hooray Embossed Stickers (732091)
Hip Hip Hooray Circle Sequin Candy Dots (744285)
Sunnyside Corrugated Cream Stickers (732112)
Sunnyside Dimensional Flowers (747184)

"I adore 6x6 paper pads and am not afraid to put them to use on more than just cards. I used them to create a quadrant background for this layout. I was struggling with my title for this layout so I asked my daughter if she had any ideas and she came up with the play on words: Hosing Around. I loved the idea and paired it with my other favorite scrabooking obsession working with the negative space from a die cut image/title."

Sunnyside 6x6 Paper Pad (751288)
Sunnyside Collection Pack (751287)
Sunnyside Dimensional Butterflies (747186)
Sunnyside Masking Tape Stickers (732117)


"I have had these little flat paper bags in my crafting stash for years and always thought they would make a cool envelope idea so I used products from the Hip Hip Hooray collection to put together a little birthday card. I trimmed down the original bags for a sleeker look and created a card to poke out of the top of the bag from coordinating patterned paper."

Shop for Pebbles Hip Hip Hooray products here

Hip Hip Hooray You're Invited (751226)
Hip Hip Hooray Yay (751234)
Hip Hip Hooray Embossed Stickers (732091)



"I found this paper bow pattern on Pinterest and I have used it on several cards over the past few months. When I saw the mini clothes pins I knew I had to make a paper bow and attach a greeting to it using a clothes pin. I hand cut my bow but for all my Silhouette fans I have been told there is one available for purchase."

Sunnyside 6x6 Paper Pad (751288)
Sunnyside Collection Pack (751287)
Sunnyside Clothespins (747185)

"The Sunnyside collection has got to be my favorite line right now. I really love the variety of patterns and scales and especially love mixing the traditional 12x12 pieces of paper with the smaller scale pieces from the 6x6 pad. I created a mini banner by folding punched circles in half over twine and securing them with a mini stapler. This is a great way to add pattern to an otherwise monochromatic project/card."

Sunnyside 6x6 Paper Pad (751288)
Sunnyside Collection Pack (751287)
Sunnyside Dimensional Butterflies (747186)

Thank you so much Summer for creating so many amazing projects with Pebbles!  And now for a GIVEAWAY!  To enter simply leave a comment on this blog post telling us which of Summer's projects was your favorite.  I also hear it's Summer's birthday today so be sure to wish her a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY as well!  :)  One lucky winner will be chosen at random to win a prize pack full of Pebbles goodies.  Submit your comments by Monday at midnight (EST).  I'll announce the winner Tuesday morning. Good luck!

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Sketchy Thursday


For today's edition of "Sketchy Thursday" we asked some of our design team members to create a project based on this fabulous sketch by Becky Fleck.



"My family loved watching the Olympics this summer! So much so, that I brought out the girls' 4th of July outfits again. I happened to catch them with their "game faces" on - just so serious - and created this layout about their love of the "lympics" (as they called them). Let Freedom Ring was the perfect collection to capture our patriotic red, white and blue. I used the sketch for this layout but made it all my own by using one larger photo and rotating it to meet my design needs."  - Jill Cornell, Pebbles Design Team Member

Shop for Pebbles Let Freedom Ring products here

Let Freedom Ring Masking Tape Stickers (732108)
Let Freedom Ring Folded Paper Stars (747180)
Let Freedom Ring Dimensional Stickers (732110)
Let Freedom Ring Accordion Pennants (747178)
Let Freedom Ring Glitter Foam Thickers Denim (753347)
Let Freedom Ring Glitter Foam Thickers Crimson (753346)
Let Freedom Ring James Madison (751265)
Let Freedom Ring Thomas Jefferson (751264)
Let Freedom Ring John Quincy Adams (751258)
Let Freedom Ring Benjamin Franklin (751256)
Let Freedom Ring Abraham Lincoln (751255)
Let Freedom Ring George Washington (751254)
Let Freedom Ring Thomas Paine (751257)
Let Freedom Ring Charles Thompson (751261)




"For this week's sketch challenge I decided to create a set of cards inspired by the sketch. The first card I created was the "Life is Good" card, I pretty much followed the design of the sketch, with only some minor tweaks to adjust it for a card. The second card, "You Are My Sunshine" was inspired by the sunburst design of the first card. This shows that even a layout sketch can be used to create a card."  - Mel Blackburn, Pebbles Design Team Member

Sunnyside Paper Pad (751288)
Sunnyside Blissfull 

Sunnyside Clothes Pin (747185)
Sunnyside Dimensional Butterflies (747186)

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Whip It Up Wednesday



“I borrowed the idea of making a pledge for my new class that I’ll be getting in September from this pin on Pinterest and wanted to make it into something decorative that I could display in the classroom for all the kids to see. Printing directly on to the vellum, I used different fonts to emphasize each different part of the pledge. To make it look pretty, I stuck with primary colours across a couple of different collections to carry the school theme. I also love all the star motifs in the Let Freedom Ring line and thought that they would be perfect for this. I can’t wait for the kids to see it!”  - Steph Baxter, Pebbles Design Team Member

Purchase Pebbles Let Freedom Ring products here

Sunnyside Blissful (751280)
Sunnyside Layered Paper Flowers (747184)
Let Freedom Ring Masking Tape Stickers (732108)
Let Freedom Ring Paper Stars (747180)
Let Freedom Ring Dimensional Stickers (732110)
Let Freedom Ring Accordian Pennant (747178)
Let Freedom Ring Thickers – Red (53346)
Floral Lane Mini Clothes Pins (744278)



"This simple, layered page came together in a snap with a mix of the Sunnyside and Fresh Goods lines; two of my favorite Pebbles, Inc. lines to mix. One of my tricks for 'whipping up' a project faster is to work 'smaller'. Just reducing the space down to 8 1/2 x 11 somehow seems less intimidating for me, and allows me to design the page from a different perspective. I also love this format for showcasing 1 or 2 really small photos. The smaller scale of the patterns in the 6 x 6 Sunnyside pad were a perfect addition to my project and because they are already reduced in size, there was no need to cut into a full 12 x 12 sheet. I added some dimension with the Fresh Good chipboard and the textured background of the Fresh Goods Front Desk paper (flipped over to the white side)."  - Valerie Mangan, Pebbles Design Team Member

Sunnyside Buds
Sunnyside From Me To You
Sunnyside Masking Tape Stickers

Sunnyside 6 x 6 Pad (751288)
Let Freedom Ring Masking Tape Stickers (732108)

Fresh Goods Front Desk
Fresh Goods Chipboard Flowers
Fresh Goods Chips (744118)
Fresh Goods Sticky Notes
Fresh Goods Denim ABC Stickers
New Addition Envelopes (747158)
Button Candy Dots Red

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How To Tuesday



"One of my favorite embellishments from Pebbles are the Masking Tape Stickers.  They are fun and they add a fun touch to any project. I was inspired by this embellishments to do this project - some masking tape magnets to decorate your fridge or your magnet board."  - Eva Pizarro, Pebbles Design Team Member


To create my magnets I first took an old fridge magnet and removed the paper on top.


I covered the magnet with double sided tape and then attached some Sunnyside papers.


To give them a masking tape look I tore up the paper and the magnet with my hands.  You can also use your scissors to make an irregular border or to make little banners.


Sunnyside 6x6 Paper Pad (751288)

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Mix & Match Monday


It's Monday again which means we'll be mixing and matching some Pebbles products to show you just how well our collections can be used with one another.



"With the first day of school right around the corner, I wanted to put together some little back-to-school gifts for some of my very favorite “back-to-schoolers.”  These little pencil boxes and bows were all cut with my Silhouette and decorated with Pebbles embellishments.  Pebbles Sunnyside and Hip Hip Hooray collections are a match made in heaven.   They are very distinct, individual collections, but when you pair them together, you get a totally unique and fun look!"  - Wendy Sue Anderson, Pebbles Design Team Member

Shop for Pebbles Hip Hip Hooray products here

Hip Hip Hooray Yippie (751230)
Hip Hip Hooray Woo Hoo (751236)
Hip Hip Hooray Let’s Party (751227)
Hip Hip Hooray Dimensional Flowers (747165)
Sunnyside From Me to You (751282)
Sunnyside Buds (751279)



"The Let Freedom Ring line colors of red, blue, and kraft were perfect to scrap this everyday picture of my 16 year old.  I decided to mix in some With Love patterned papers and embellishments to add to the mood of the layout. I love how these two lines worked together for this assignment."  - Pearl Liu, Pebbles Design Team Member

Shop for Pebbles Let Freedom Ring products here

Let Freedom Ring Samuel Adams (PLFRP-12-51259)
Let Freedom Ring Abraham Lincoln  PLFRP-12-51255)
Let Freedom Ring Dimensional Stickers (732110)
Let Freedom Ring Accordion Pennants(747178)
Let Freedom Ring Dimensional Banners (747179)
Let Freedom Ring Glitter Foam Thickers Crimson (PLFRTS- 53346)
Let Freedom Ring Glitter Foam Thickers Denim (PLFRTS- 53347)
Let Freedom Ring ABC Stickers Denim (PLFRCABC-32103)
With Love You & Me (751212)
With Love Heart Paper Clip (744281)
With Love Dimensional Border Stickers (732084)
With Love Toothpick Flag (747159)
With Love Kraft Gift Tag (747160)
With Love Ribbon (780014)

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More Cards with Sarah and Eva




"It's great to get the bright colours of the Sunnyside collection in a 6x6 paper pad. The patterns are printed smaller which is perfect for creating cards. There's also a page of sentiments that are just the right size. I didn't need much other than the paper pad and my favourite dies to pull together 3 cards."  - Sarah Webb, Pebbles Design Team Member

Sunnyside Paper Pad 6x6 (751288)
Sunnyside Layered Paper Flowers (747184)
Jewel Candy Dots (747102)






"I love the 6x6 paper pads because they are perfect for small projects and cardmaking! You can see the entire pattern in a little pice of paper and the best part is that you don't have to cut an entire 12x12 sheet to take a small piece of paper. For this project I embellished some white paper bags, filled them with candies and gave them to some friends."  Eva Pizarro, Pebbles Design Team Member

Sunnyside From Me To You (751282)
Sunnyside 6x6 Paper Pad (751288)
Sunnyside Border Stickers (732116)
Sunnyside Layered Paper Flowers (747184)
Sunnyside Mini ABC Stickers (732114)
Hip Hip Hooray Dimensional Flowers With Brads (747165)

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More Trends projects with Anna


"There are so many fun trends going on in the crafty world and one of my current faves are misting and banners. So I decided to create a layout using these two trends, plus I do love any excuse to mist on my layouts!"  - Anna Sigga, Pebbles Design Team Member

Purchase Pebbles Let Freedom Ring products here

Let Freedom Ring Samuel Adams (751259)
Let Freedom Ring Charles Thompson (751261)
Floral Lane Just Because (751116)
Mini ABC Stickers (732114)
Masking Tape Stickers (732108)
Glitter Foam Stickers Freedom (53346)
Button Candy Dots Brown (747138)

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More Trends Projects with Kim



“I love trying new things on my layouts, and I also enjoy watching and following different trends in scrapbooking. Washi tape seems to be one of the most popular trends out there today. I love that Pebbles has taken the guesswork out of this trend with their Masking Tape Stickers. Just peel and stick – you instantly have the tape trend mastered. My layout is pretty trendy and more importantly, super easy to recreate.”  - Kim Kesti, Pebbles Design Team Member


Country Picnic Masking Tape Stickers (732100)
Sunnyside Masking Tape Stickers (732117)
Sunnyside Corrugated ABC Stickers (732112)

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More Trends Projects with Jill


"Several trends that I am a big fan of are banners, stars, and grids. And on this layout, I incorporated all 3 of them. We always take several photos of the girls on New Year's Day to celebrate the start of another year and I highlighted them on this layout. Stars are a great way to embellish a celebration! I punched stars and arranged them into a grid and then stitched in between. I placed the banner stickers on top of the kraft tag to draw more attention towards the top of the layout."  - Jill Cornell, Pebbles Design Team Member

Sunnyside Zippy (751285)
Sunnyside Tickled Pink (751276)
Sunnyside Sprout (751281)
Sunnyside Blissful (751280)
Sunnyside Blossoms (751275)
Sunnyside Buds (751279)
Sunnyside Dots (751283)
Sunnyside From Me To You (751282)
Sunnyside Mini ABC Stickers (732114)
Sunnyside Corrugated ABC Stickers  - White (732112)
Sunnyside Masking Tape Stickers (732117)
Sunnyside Border Stickers (732116)
Hip Hip Hooray Dimensional Stitched Circles (744290)
Hip Hip Hooray ABC Stickers Pink Glitter (732089)
Hip Hip Hooray Pinwheel Flags (747168)
With Love Gift Tags (747160)

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More Trends Projects with Gretchen and Laura

First things first, I have a winner to announce from last week's "Guest Designer" giveaway. Thank you all so much for your comments. And the lucky winner is ...


Congratulations! Please email your full name and mailing information (including your phone number for shipping purposes) to pebblesincdt(at)gmail(dot)com and put "Guest Designer Winner" in the subject line.


"There are so many fun trends out there but one I've been seeing a lot lately is negative die cutting, and I wanted to give it a try.  While you could of course use an electronic cutting machine, I've gone a much simple route and used an exacto knife to cut out the second part of my title.  Then you just pick a patterned paper and adhere it to the back of the layout.  Draw in pencil what you want to cut first so that you can get a more precise image, and then erase any lines left after.  :)"  - Laura Craigie, Pebbles Design Team Member

Sunnyside Dots (751283)
Sunnyside Layered Paper Flowers (747184)
Sunnyside Border Stickers (732116)
Sunnyside Accent & Phrase Stickers (732115)

Hip Hip Hooray Cheers (751229)


"I just recently jumped on the Instagram bandwagon. I hate that I waited so long! And it did not take me long to get addicted! I thought for "Trends" week that it would be fun to do a layout with some of the Instagram pictures I have taken recently. I usually post my Instagram pics on Facebook also, so I was able to save them to my computer from there. I just printed them out from my computer at home and cropped them down from there. Then I used a combination of Let Freedom Ring, With Love, and Fresh Goods to scrap them!"  - Gretchen McElveen, Pebbles Design Team Member

Shop for Pebbles Let Freedom Ring products here

Let Freedom Ring James Madison
Let Freedom Ring Glitter Foam Alphas Crimson
Let Freedom Ring ABC Stickers Denim
Fresh Goods Simple Joys
Fresh Goods Mom & Pop
With Love XOXO Embossed
With Love Mini ABC Stickers Red

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Theme: Trends

The theme this week on the Pebbles blog is TRENDS.  I've asked some of our design team members to create projects using some of their favorite trends and Pebbles products.


"For this week's assignment, I combined two trends I've been seeing everywhere lately- pie charts and speech bubbles with negative titles. I chose to make both of those elements quite large on my page which really help to balance out my photo. Both were cut with my die cut machine and I used dimensional adhesive to vary the heights of the pie pieces for added interest."  - Ashley Stephens, Pebbles Design Team Member

SunnysSide Tickled Pink (751276)
Sunnyside Sunny Days( 751277)
Sunnyside Happiness (751278)
Sunnyside Content (751284)
Sunnyside Bouncy (751286)
Sunnyside 6x6 Paper Pad (751288)
Sunnyside Corrugated ABC Stickers Cream (732112)
Hip Hip Hooray Clothes Pins (744287)
Hip Hip Hooray Flag Banners (747163)

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Guest Designer: Diane Payne and a GIVEAWAY!

Hi everyone! I am so excited to introduce you to this week's Guest Designer Diane Payne!  Let's get to know Diane a little better ...


Describe yourself in 3 words ... content, patient, and creative.

My guilty pleasure is ... my designer jeans. They are so comfy and fit so well, they are definitely worth the investment.

You’ll never find me without ... my make-up on when out and about.

You might be surprised to know that I ...  have been working for the same company for 21 years.

My least favorite chore is ... folding laundry. Sometimes I let the clothes sit in the dryer for days before I’ll fold them.

I started scrapbooking in ... 1989 when I put together an album of my honeymoon pictures in one of those trendy fabric covered albums with magnetic page protectors. I made a few fabric covered albums as gifts and then didn’t scrapbook again until 1997 when my daughter was born.

My favorite thing about this hobby is
... the creative outlet and the friendships I’ve made through online scrapbooking communities.

If I were a Pebbles product I would be ... the dimensional stitched circles! They are so festive, I love them!


"I love the festive papers in the Hip Hip Hooray line and knew right away I wanted to make a banner with the papers. The pinwheels, stitched circles, and sequins were the perfect finishing touch for a fun Birthday layout!"

Shop for Pebbles Hip Hip Hooray products here

Hip Hip Hooray Surprise (751235)
Hip Hip Hooray Confetti (751233)
Hip Hip Hooray Woo Hoo (751236)
Hip Hip Hooray Party Time (751225)
Hip Hip Hooray Good Times (751228)
Hip Hip Hooray Yay (751234)
Hip Hip Hooray Dimensional Stitched Circles (744290)
Hip Hip Hooray Pinwheel Flags (747168)
Hip Hip Hooray Sequin Candy Dots (744285)
Candy Dots Glitter White (744222)
Candy Dots Buttons Blue (747114)
Candy Dots Buttons Yellow
Ribbon (780013)



"When I saw the Twist Ties I knew I wanted to use them. I decided to make a lollipop using various sizes of circles. To dress it up I placed a layer of clear glitter over the lollipop and then embellished with the Twist Tie."

Sunnyside Tickled Pink (751276)
Sunnyside Buds (751279)
Sunnyside Clear Acrylic Stamps (747183)
Sunnyside Mini ABC Stickers (732114)
Hip Hip Hooray Twist Ties (747169)



"I loved the colors of the Sunnyside papers and knew they would be perfect for this old photo of my daughter. Using my Silhouette Cameo I cut a paper ribbon and doily to layer under the photo and embellished with flowers and a butterfly.  I really liked the clothespins with words and incorporated the "Hello" clothespin into my title."

Sunnyside Zippy (751285)
Sunnyside Sprout (751281)
Sunnyside Blissful (751280)
Sunnyside Blossoms (751275)
Sunnyside Buds (751279)
Sunnyside Dots (751283)
Sunnyside From Me To You (751282)
Sunnyside Paper Pad (751288)
Sunnyside Masking Tape Stickers (732117)
Sunnyside Layered Paper Flowers (747184)
Sunnyside Dimensional Butterflies (747186)
Sunnyside Mini Clothespins (747185)
Sunnyside Border Stickers (732116)
Candy Dots Buttons Blue (747114)



"I loved the Sunnyside banner stamps and knew I wanted to use them to make an ensemble of cards and card holder. Using the backside of a canvas I randomly stamped the greetings onto the frame. I created the pocket by burnishing my patterned paper onto a piece of sticky back canvas then attached it to the frame using staples. For the finishing touches to the pocket I created a banner with the stamps and placed it at the top of the pocket along with a clothespin for holding postage stamps."

Sunnyside Zippy (751285)
Sunnyside Dimensional Butterflies (747186)
Sunnyside Layered Paper Flowers (747184)
Sunnyside ABC Stickers (732112)
Sunnyside Clear Acrylic Stamps (747183)
Hip Hip Hooray Clothes Pins (744287)
Ribbon (780013)




"I couldn't resist using the stamps to make a ribbon! The center of the ribbon was embellished with a dimensional flower. I can't wait to send this off to a special friend."

Sunnyside Sunny Days (751277)
Sunnyside Happiness (751278)
Sunnyside Tickled Pink (751276)
Sunnyside Buds (751279)
Hip Hip Hooray Dimensional Flowers (747165)


"Using a greeting from the "From Me to You" paper made it easy to quickly pull this ribbon card together. For the center of the ribbon, I used layered flower flower I cut with my Cameo along with a yellow Layered Paper Flower to add a pop of color."

Sunnyside Happiness (751278)
Sunnyside From Me To You (751282)
Sunnyside Paper Pad (751288)
Sunnyside Layered Paper Flowers (747184)



"The smaller prints on the 6x6 paper pad are the perfect size for cards. Using a doily punch I created a fun banner, and again, used the clothespin with words as part of my greeting."

Sunnyside Paper Pad (751288)
Sunnyside Dimensional Butterflies (747186)
Sunnyside Mini Clothespins (747185)
Sunnyside Mini ABC Stickers (732114)
Sunnyside ABC Stickers (732113)
Ribbon (780013)


WOW!  Thank you so much Diane for creating so many amazing projects with Pebbles!  And now for a GIVEAWAY!  To enter simply leave a comment on this blog post telling us which of Diane's projects was your favorite.  One lucky winner will be chosen at random to win a prize pack full of Pebbles goodies.  Submit your comments by Monday at midnight (EST).  I'll announce the winner Tuesday morning. Good luck!

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Product Parade: Stickers



"Sometimes I surprise myself about what I find inspiring. When I received the 'stickers' assignment, I knew just what I wanted to scrap and that I wanted to use the Let Freedom Ring collection (after all, superheros needs stars and banners, right?).  The stickers are great for quick embellishments and fun details."  - Sarah Webb, Pebbles Design Team Member

Shop for Pebbles Let Freedom Ring products here

Let Freedom Ring Masking Tape Stickers (732108)
Let Freedom Ring Dimensional Stickers (732110)
Let Freedom Ring Dimensional Banners (747179)
Let Freedom Ring Glitter Foam Thickers (753346)
Let Freedom Ring ABC Stickers Denim (732103)
Let Freedom Ring John Adams Patterned Paper (751258)
Let Freedom Ring Samuel Adams Patterned Paper (751259)
Country Picnic ABC Stickers Natural Corrugated (32093)



"I love adding all kinds of stickers to my crafty projects and if they come in a banner shape or as butterflies I am sold! I decided to use lots of different kind of stickers as the main embellishments for this layout."  - Anna Sigga, Pebbles Design Team Member

Sunnyside Tickled Pink (751276)
Sunnyside Zippy (751285)
Sunnyside Content (751284
Sunnyside Dimensional Butterflies (747186)
Sunnyside Masking Tape Stickers (732117)
Sunnyside Mini ABC Stickers (732114)
Sunnyside Cardstock Stickers Borders (732116)
Sunnyside Corrugated Alphas Aqua (732113)

New Arrival Girl Button Candy Dots Pink (747125)

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Dear Pebbles


Good morning everyone!  Today we are featuring cards created by one of our design team members using her favorite Pebbles products.




"You can never have too many friendship cards.  To make these I mixed the Sunnyside collection with some Hip Hip Hooray embellishments.  I used the sentiments form the From Me To You Paper and some of the 6x6 paper - their size is perfect for cards or small decorations."  - Eva Pizarro, Pebbles Design Team Member

Sunnyside Border Stickers (732116)
Sunnyside Blissful (751280)
Sunnyside Buds (751279)
Sunnyside Blossoms (751275)
Sunnyside From Me To You (751282)
Sunnyside Layered Paper Flowers (747184)
Sunnyside 6x6 Paper Pad (751288)
Hip Hip Hooray Square Sequin Candy Dots (744286)
Hip Hip Hooray Dimensional Stitched Circles (744290)
Hip Hip Hooray Mini Clothes Pins (744287)

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How To Tuesday

 


"For this week's How To Tuesday, it's not so much a technique, but a different way to use a Pebbles paper/product.  I just received my Let Freedom Ring collection and after looking through the papers knew exactly what I wanted to do with a specific sheet.  The map paper is absolutely perfect for many different projects and layouts.  I chose to deconstruct it in order to reconstruct it."  - Christa Paustenbaugh, Pebbles Design Team Member


First, I cut the entire United States out from the paper and planned on using it as a whole.  I quickly decided that wasn't going to work for me so I set out to cut each individual state out separately.


To make each state stand out, I lightly inked the edges of all of them with a blue ink pad (my hands were also quite blue!).  I was adhering these to Pebbles kraft patterned paper so it was important to let them take center stage.  I assembled them on the page with a slight space between each and used pop dots on to take it off the page.


From here I simply embellished around the map of the United States with my title, journaling and other added embellishments. This layout features all the different states we have l lived so far in our nearly 15 years of marriage and with the Marine Corps.  I used the dimensional star stickers for each place we have been so far (excluding our current duty station).


I also deconstructed one of the dimensional stickers to turn it into a different embellishment.  I removed the top star on the circular sticker and replaced it with a punched star paper, dimensional star and  heart.


So from deconstructing to reconstructing, I ended up with a Pebbles piece that is very special to our family-our moves as a family every 2-3 years!


Shop for Pebbles Let Freedom Ring products here

Let Freedom Ring George Washington (751254)
Let Freedom Ring Samuel Adams  (751259)
Let Freedom Ring John Hancock  (751260)
Let Freedom Ring James Madison  (751261)
Let Freedom Ring Clear Blue ABC Stickers  (732103)
Let Freedom Ring Masking Tape Stickers  (732108)
Let Freedom Ring Dimensional Stickers  (732110)
Fresh Goods Border Stickers  (732077)
With Love Mini ABC Stickers  (732087)
With Love Heart Paper Clips  (744281)

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Mix & Match Monday


It's Monday again, which means we'll be mixing and matching some Pebbles products to show you just how well our collections can be used with one another.


"I love that a lot of Pebbles themed products can be used on a layout with a completely different theme.  For this layout, I used a little Fresh Goods, With Love, Let Freedom Ring and Sunnyside.  I cut the title and arrows using my Silhouette from the "Mom & Pop" paper from Fresh Goods and backed it with black cardstock and a pattern from the Sunnyside collection.  I cut a heart from the same Sunnyside pattern and a tag from a fun chevron print from Let Freedom Ring."  - Mandie Pierce, Pebbles Design Team Member 

Shop for Pebbles Let Freedom Ring products here

Let Freedom Ring Abraham Lincoln (751255)
Fresh Goods Mom & Pop (751194)
Sunnyside Sunny Days (751277)
Button Candy Dots - Hearts (744279)
Button Candy Dots, Vanilla (744276)


"One of my favorite ways to mix & match Pebbles products is with letter stickers. The variety of fonts, textures, and colors of Pebbles letter stickers make this possible & fun! For this page I used the super-blingy red glitter letter stickers along with a matte kraft font. Because the kraft font is flat, the red glitter letters were perfect for layering right on top of them. From there I layered a mix of Let Freedom Ring and Fresh Goods papers, with a little With Love thrown in for good measure. I love how these products work together!"  - Valerie Mangan, Pebbles Design Team Member

Shop for Pebbles Let Freedom Ring products here 

Let Freedom Ring Masking Tape Stickers (732108)
Let Freedom Ring James Madison
Let Freedom Ring Charles Thompson
Fresh Goods ABC Stickers (732093)
Fresh Goods  Window Display (751189)
Fresh Goods Chipboard Buttons (747152)
With Love Sticky Notes

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Free For All Friday

Happy Friday everyone! We are wrapping up the week with a fabulous "free for all" project from one of our design team members.



"On this lovely Friday I thought I'd make up a little mini card set with a window feature.  The cards are 4"x4" square.  I used the Sunnyside collection, and have the card's sentiment hanging over the window, and I adhered matching patterned paper to the inside of the card so it would show through.  To make the windows I just used a large circle punch, easy peasy! :)"  Laura Craigie, Pebbles Design Team Maker

Sunnyside Dimensional Butterflies (747186)
Sunnyside Clear Acrylic Stamps (747183)
Sunnyside Masking Tape Stickers (732117)
Sunnyside Layered Paper Flowers (747184)
Sunnyside Buds (751279)
Sunnyside Blossoms (751275)
Sunnyside From Me To You (751282)
Sunnyside Dots (751382)
With Love Button Candy Dots (744279)
Button Candy Dots (744270)

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Sketchy Thursday


For today's edition of "Sketchy Thursday" we asked some of our design team members to create a project based on this fabulous sketch by Becky Fleck.



"Sketches are my go-to tool when I need a quick bit of inspiration and today's sketch is great! I followed it loosely, choosing to take the horizontal and vertical strips and move them to the right a bit. Also, instead of using a single sheet of patterned paper as the sketch suggests, I cut a background with my Silhouette and filled it with lots of different patterns - they really help bring in some interest next to my black and white photo."  - Ashley Stephens, Pebbles Design Team Member

Sunnyside Tickled Pink (751276)
Sunnyside Happiness (751278)
Sunnyside Sprout (751281)
Sunnyside From Me to You (751282)
Sunnyside Dots (751283)
Sunnyside Bouncy (751286)
Sunnyside Masking Tape Stickers (732117)
Sunnyside Mini ABC Stickers (732114)
Sunnyside Cardstock Stickers Borders (732116)
Sunnyside Corrugated Alphas Aqua (732113)
Sunnyside 6x6 Paper Pad (751288)

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Whip It Up Wednesday



"For this Whip It Up layout I used a basic design that I have used on several layouts before. It is an easy way to get something made quickly! I used a bunch of the Country Picnic line on this layout. It was perfect for this outdoors-y picture of a recent mountain biking trip I took! Thanks for looking!" - Gretchen McElveen, Pebbles Design Team Member

Shop for Pebbles Country Picnic products here

Country Picnic Embossed Secret Garden (PCPSP12-51240)
Country Picnic Light Kraft Picket Fence (PCPSP12-51241)
Country Picnic Embossed Courtyard (PCPSP12-51242)
Country Picnic Patio (PCPSP12-51245)
Country Picnic Patio (PCPSP12-51245)
Country Picnic Vineyard (PCPSP12-51250)
Country Picnic ABC Stickers Natural Corrugated (PCPABC-32093)
Country Picnic Dimensional Flowers with Buttons (747172)
Country Picnic Masking Tape Stickers (732100)



"I love the adorable USA paper from the Let Freedom Ring line.  I decided to use it to make this little to document where we move during our time in the Air Force.  I haven't decided yet if it will be a layout in an album or if I will put it in a frame and hang it.  (I'm leaning toward hanging it!)  It was a super simple project.  I pulled it together in about 30 minutes.  It will be easy to add on to as we move.  (unless we get stationed overseas, in which case, I'll have to add on in some way! Ha!)"  - Mandie Pierce, Pebbles Design Team Member

Shop for Pebbles Let Freedom Ring products here

Let Freedom Ring George Washington (751254)
Let Freedom Ring James Madison (751265)
Let Freedom Ring Accordian Pennants (747178)
Let Freedom Ring ABC Stickers, Denim (732103)
Let Freedom Ring Freedom Thickers, Denim (53347)
Welcome Christmas Red Button Candy Dots (744266)
Off White Button Candy Dots (744276)

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