Thursday, April 11, 2013

Art Impressions NEW GIRLFRIENDS release, blog hop and giveaway!!

*NOTE ....  I have selected the random winner for the free Girlfriends set.  No further comments will be eligible for the drawing...though I'd still LOVE to hear from you.


 Hello Ai Fans!!

What an exciting day this is!!  Art Impressions is releasing 4 new Girlfriends sets as well as some new card kits that you won't want to miss!!


The new Girlfriends sets are 

They can all be found HERE.

Now...before you browse my blog and visit the girlfriends I have a fun announcement!!

For the new Girlfriends launch, I will be giving away a NEW Girlfriends set (winner's choice) on my blog. To enter, comment on this blog post from April 4-17, one comment per person please. I will be posting the randomly selected winner on April 18! Good luck!

I made cards using Pedal Pushers and Beauty in Progress.


Here are the adorable Pedal Pushers.


Don't they look like they're having fun!

So true...

This is one of the card kits I used to create this card and the Beauty Salon card.
The papers are all so pretty and the ribbon and embellishments coordinate perfectly!

All of my card supplies with the exception of the brown molding, blue flower and acrylic frame are from this wonderful card kit.  The colors, papers and embellishments are so much fun!

Here are the girls at the salon from the Beauty in Progress set.


If you're following in order then your next stop on the blog hop is our
NEW DESIGNER PIALI BISWAS!!  You'll love her work!

Here's the full list in case you missed anyone.

1. Art Impressions  
2. Zora Bergstrom  
3. Trena Brannon  
4. Soili-Maria Seppala  
5. Renee Matarese  
6. Piali Biswas  
7. Kirsi Kamppikoski  
8. Kerry Kung  
9. Crystal Lopez  






Here are two more samples that I sneak previewed a little while ago...




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43 comments:

Susan Kennedy said...

These are gorgeous!! LOVE the strip! Thats awesome!! Fantastic coloring!!

Joyce Casaldi said...

Great cards!

Dawn said...

very cute! I especially like the beauty salon one!

Eldanka said...

Lovely, gorgeous and fun cards :)

Joseline said...

These are too darn cute!! Love the colors and layout of your card.

Michele Bruns said...

I love the Movie card!

marsha said...

Wow Renee! These are all over the top gorgeous! I love all your cards, the pedal pushers is just so, so cute. Hope you and yours are doing great.
Hugs and blessings,
Marsha

Sandy Beach said...

Love the new girlfriend stamps. They always put a smile on your face. Love the new kits. Got to get them.

Jaanuska said...

Beautiful cards! Great color! I would like to participate in the raffle! :)

Michaela Lejonberg said...

Lovely cards you've done


I really would like to win:)
Excuse me for my bad english!

//Michaela - http://familjenlejonberghjorth.se/scrapbooking

Monika said...

What a fun idea to put one of the ladies in a picture fram!

Hope I win the prize! :)

Nickan73a said...

love this old ladies

patti said...

Your cards are awesome! I like the salon one because I used to be a hairdresser and it would be great for friends.

Chitra Nair said...

Such a cute cards.. Love the picture frame on the first card and photo film on the second card is so super cute..

Stephanie Pederslie said...

I must have all of these! :)

Great job!

MjDidDoIt said...

I love your stuff!! going to add to my blog!!! Thanks so much for sharing!!!

Alice Carman said...

Super duper cute cards!

Ingela G said...

They are so cool those girls! I Love them at the hairdressers.

Jeannie Bean said...

I love these girls! I can't wait to use the movie and salon girls. I make note cards for my mother-in-law, who is a snow-bird, to keep in touch with her girlfriends in Florida. They all love them!

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stamping sue said...

fantastic cards! like them all but pop up is my favorite.
stamping sue
http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

lynnscraps said...

Love, love those Girlfriends! Would I love to get my hands on those !

Dorothy S said...

These are all just so cute! It would be fun to win - just in time for my birthday...! You have done such a cute job displaying them.

Kicki said...

Lovely cards! Your coloring is amazing! My favorite card is the girls at the salon. The plate on the wall - so ingenious! :D

xoxo Kicki

Isha Gupta said...

superb creations!!! Love these cute stamps. TFS

Mary G. said...

What FUN images! I love them and I'd LOVE to own them! :)

Great cards- I couldn't pick a favorite if I had to! Beautifully done!

Melody Miller said...

Since I work in a beauty shop I just think I HAVE to have this set. Looks like yu do good work.

Jackie said...

I love the Girlfriends stamps and I need these new ones! Your cards are awesome!

zub momi said...

Fabulous cards! Lovely images and awesome coloring :)

jonim52 said...

What fun cards! Love these New Girfriends.

Rhonda Harre said...

Oh, I love all these girlfriend cards! The pamper yourself is so creative with the picture frame on the card. Looks like a beauty parlor, Love it!!! Thanks for the chance to win.

Directmailscrapper said...

Holy cow! You really went to town on these fun images! I'm not sure which one of your cards I like the best -- you did a terrific job!

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

Wow these are just all fabulous! I really love that you even put a frame on the wall of the beauty salon! Awesome!!!

Unknown said...

Love these cards. They are very clever and fun! My beauty parlor set just arrived and I want to get started now!

Tracy said...

Wonderful cards! I so love the idea of the picture frame on the wall in the beauty shop. Might have to case this for my challenge card. :-) Thanks for the inspiration Renee'!

Carissa said...

These are all great cards. I love these images.

Lezlye Lauterbach said...

Love these ladies! Great Cards!

Caryn S said...

What a great group of cards! I love how you included the "portrait" on the salon card and the popup bicycle card is awesome!

margs said...

The flower is beautiful. I love the way you post links to providers. Thanks so much!

Barbara Thompson said...

These girlfriends are sooo fun! Love your cards!!

Cheryl Hoercher said...

These girlfriend stamps are so fun! YouR CARD ROCKS!

Leslie Small said...

Clever use of patterns and color combos!

Cheryl said...

These stamps have nailed the girlfriend "thing" Can't wait to get my hands on all 4