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Saturday, December 7, 2013

Final SPS Design Team Blog Hop....

Good Morning Everyone,

Welcome to the Pumpkin Spice December Design Team Blog Hop!

This is our final 2013 Pumpkin Spice Design Team Blog Hop.  It has been such a pleasure working with these talented ladies.  They have been so supportive of my little venture, Shop Pumpkin Spice over the years.

I stumbled upon the world of 'blogging' nearly by accident when I purchased my Cricut back in 2008. Promising my hubby that I would be crafting my fingers to the bones... but my real love, I found, was PAPER.  I should have known since I am the crazy person that has post it notes in all colors and varieties even though I really don't use them.  And don't get me started on the note pads with all the cute designs.

I found MME (my mind's eye) in a local Scrapbooking store and fell in love with Wild Asparagus. The colors, the paper texture, the quality.. ahhhhhh.  I became friends with KC at MME, via my many emails, and eventually he got me started on my first Wholesale order, and that was the beginning of Shop Pumpkin Spice.

Over the next year, things started to take off and other paper lines were added to my little shop. Echo Park, Cosmo Cricket, Bo Bunny...

Then in 2011, things really took off for SPS after the first official design team was starting, due in a large part to the coaxing of a special friend, Courtney.. thank you for everything!

With the start of the design team, I had the honor of meeting some amazing ladies.  Not only are they all beyond words Talented but they are super sweet and generous ladies.  My friends!

I have watched DT sisters move onto bigger and better opportunities and been so proud of their accomplishments and many publications.  I feel so privileged to have been associated with all the SPS Design Team sisters, past and present.

Although this is a sad farewell to the 2013 design team, I know I will continue to see their wonderful projects on their own blogs.

Lets starts the BLOG HOP!!!!

Begin with June at http://www.simplyelegantpapercrafts.blogspot.com/ for the beginning of some spectacular inspiration.  June amazes me with her projects from scraps and older designs.. she has a definite eye for color and design.

Then hop over to Saundra at http://luvscrappingtogether.blogspot.com/ she is sure to WOW you with her endless ability to create something wonderful with her die cuts.

Then hop over to Heather at www.housesbuiltofcards.blogspot.com.  Heather's cards are also available to purchase for a cause close to her heart.  Be sure to read about her Sister Connection after you get inspired by her beautiful cards.

Then comes Missy at www.quickchickdesigns.blogspot.com. Her layouts amaze me and I am sure they will you too.  She combines so many design elements, from die cuts to coloring to pattern paper contrasts.

Be sure to add all these talented ladies to your daily blog reading.  They have such fun personalities, their stories will surely bring a smile to your face.

I will miss all of them deeply.  Huge Hugs my dear friends.

Denine


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November Monthly Challenge Winner:


Submission 34...


Shelly of My Paper Love



I love the wreath made of all the layered foliage punches.  So detailed and it looks like a welcoming front door with the wood grain base paper.




Shelly ~ Be sure to copy the code in the right column for your WINNER button and 
email me HERE for the details of your 

$30 Shopping Spree to Pumpkin Spice on EBAY!!

November is our last Monthly Challenge Winner - 
December starts our Weekly Challenge winner with Prizes.  
So please be sure to vote for your favorite projects and tell all your friends to vote too!

December 14th will be our first 2 Challenge winners from Challenge #47 & #48

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Pumpkin Spice Monthly Lottery winner

November's winner is:  Lauren C. of MI

CONGRATULATIONS... You are the Lucky winners of our "Full Refund" Order Lottery at Shop Pumpkin Spice!

Your refunds will process shortly.  Thank you again for your order.


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CHALLENGE

Challenge # 49... Tags (any type or occasion)



Voting for this Challenges will Open Friday, December 13th at 9:05 pm.


Remember ... you can vote for up to 3 projects each week... tell everyone to come vote for your project and others!



Don't forget to hop with us and let us know your thoughts on our projects.  We love hearing from you!

Thank you for spending some time with us, Hope you find something that made you smile.

Hugs,

6 comments:

Court said...

What a super sad day! I have loved EVERY minute of being friends with you/working with you/designing with you and laughing with you! The girls on this hop are AMAZING and incredibly talented and I'm off to go see what they have created! HUGE hugs my friend!!! I'll always be Shop Pumpkin Spice's biggest fan!!! :)

LuvScrappingTogether said...

Denine, thank you so much for the wonderful opportunity to work with you and your fabulous products. It has truly been a blessing! I wish you the best in your future endeavors!! ~Hugs, Saundra

Shelly said...

Oh I'm a little sad :( I unfortunately didn't come across pumpkin spice until this year via your amazing DT. I just love all that you do!!
I'm extremely excited to have won, I can't wait to go shopping!! Thank you so much I'm so appreciative!!
I'm off to enjoy the hop!
Shelly

Sherrie K. said...

I am sad Denine :( I have enjoyed paying in your challenges and shopping from Pumpkin Spice. Your DT has been amazing and so inspirational with their amazing projects!
Good luck in whatever your future brings and thanks so much for all you did with Pumpkin Spice!
Hugs,
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

Missy said...

This makes me so sad!!! Thank you so much for the opportunity to work with you Denine, and to work alongside such incredibly talented designers!!

Sugarlips said...

Sorry I'm hopping late. The 2013dt was amazing! They will be missed

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Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a comment. Your kind words make me smile! Hugs, Denine