P. Kelly Smith

Welcome to Freebie Friday! We may only be a week into the New Year, but it’s clear that the readers of this blog have one important goal for 2010: paper craft more! 

Whether you want to try new techniques, a different style or (finally!) submit your designs for publication, we hope this year will be one where you “start” and “finish” many projects. 

If you’re looking for a little inspiration to get those creative juices flowing, look no further than our latest special issue, Card Creations: Start to Finish, Vol. 2On sale now, this magazine boasts over 300 ideas for the front and inside of your cards!

All next week we’ll be spotlighting this inspirational magazine right here and on the Moxie Fab World blog. Since this issue has a unique “start to finish” premise, we’ll be following suit by starting our promotional week here on Monday and finishing the week with Cath on Moxie Fab World. Fabulous cards, daily giveaways…doesn’t that sound like paper crafting paradise?

Here on Paper Crafts Connection, instead of just one designer spotlight, we’ll be interviewing all three of our talented cover girls from Monday to Wednesday! Each one will have their own day to share their unique design secrets, as well as talk about the inspiration for their individual cover cards. Make sure you join us as we get to know Tanis Giesbrecht, Charlene Austin and Becky Olsen just a little bit better! 

Click on the cover image to buy your copy today!

Ready’s for today’s giveaway? Our good friend Anna Griffin is off to a very good “start” in 2010! Anna is set to make her HSN debut Tuesday, Jan. 12 with the launch of her brand new show, Anna Griffin Designer Paper Crafting. Featuring exclusive papers, embellishments and crafting accessories, each is designed by Anna to celebrate memories with elegance and sophistication. If you’d like to tune in, Anna’s segments will air at 1 a.m. and 4 p.m. (EST). 

Anna has graciously donated three of her new clear stamp storage binders – an item that will debut on HSN! These stamp binders feature 12 individual plastic pockets with tab tops and 66 total stickers for organization. To be eligible for our random drawing, leave a comment telling me a project you would like to “finish” in 2010. All comments must be received by midnight (MST) on Sunday, Jan. 9. 

Three lucky people will win this two-binder stamp storage set!

See ya back here for Card Creations: Start to Finish Week!

P.S. It’s time to announce the winners from Brandy’s Tweet, Tweet…Happy Bird Day! post and Jessica’s Resolutions in Paper Crafting post!  

Brandy’s winner:  

1. Jenny McGee (Jan. 5, 6:29 a.m.) 

Jessica’s winner: 

1. Mel (Jan. 6, 8:42 a.m.) 

Congrats, winners! I’ll be contacting you shortly to discuss your prizes and get your mailing addresses. Thanks to all who left comments!