Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Exciting News!!



We have exciting news to share with you.  The SNS Creative Challenge will now be held on Facebook. 

 Search for the Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge group and ask to join today.  This is a closed group, but we want anyone who wants to participate to join (just trying to keep out spammers 😀).  You can join today!

 The new challenge will begin July 1 and will run from the 1st - 25th of each month.  A SNS image (either rubber or digi) needs to be used.  If you don't have any yet, no worries, there are some Freebies located on the new website.  They are located on the Home page, just scroll down a bit to see them:

The Winner and Top Three will be posted on the last day of each month.  The Winner will receive a $15 Gift Certificate to the new on-line store.  Please review all the Challenge Rules before submitting your photo.

We hope to see you soon in our new Facebook Group!

Saturday, April 1, 2017

SNS Creative Challenge


We would like to thanks everyone who has participated in our SNS Creative Challenge over the years.  We are going to take a break from the Creative Challenge for the foreseeable future, but have plans to create a better version soon.  

Once we have all the details ironed out, we will definitely let you know!

In the meantime, please continue to visit (and hopefully Follow) each of the Designers Blogs.  Click on their name under the photos on the right side bar to visit them.

Please visit the New SNS Blog for continued inspiration.  There should be new posts most every day of the month.

And don't forget to shop at the New SNS Store!  All new products are now listed there.  

Thanks again for everyone's support!

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

March

The Creative Challenge is still on break, but we wanted

 to share with you this month's information on the March New Reveal Blog Hop.


There are FOUR new rubber stamp sets being released this month, plus a new Digi Papers set, and a Digi Only Bundle set full of lots of extras.   

The sets are:


Flower Silhouettes - 824  (digi version - DIGI824BG)


Patriotic Girlfriends - 827  (digi version - DIGI827J)



Irish Blessings - St. Patrick's Day - 834  (digi version  DIGI834B - includes additional images)



Bonnet Bouquet - 838  (digi version - DIGI838J)



DIGI3130FS - Blue Pansies Digi Bundle Pack   (includes lots of images, decoupage sheets, sentiments, and papers)



DIGI4002FS - Digi Watercolor Papers: Blue 



When you purchase the digital versions of any of the SNS rubber sets, you are getting lots of extras that are not available otherwise.  These extras can include additional images, sentiments, digi papers, and/or decoupage sheets that not available with the rubber version.  



Every new digi set purchased always includes the following:

 ~ black and white images
~ colored images
  ~ .jpeg format (white background) 
~ .png format (transparent background) 
 ~ a cut file to use with your electronic cutting machines!



You're definitely going to want both the rubber versions AND the digital versions of all our new releases.



The new sets are 20% off until March 3, 2017, so after the blog hop, hop on over to the NEW STORE and have fun shopping - be sure to check out the OTHER amazing new products as well! With names like TONIC and STAMPENDOUS and HOUSE MOUSE, you're sure to fill that cart up quickly!


SNS also has a brand new blogwhich can be found here!



On March 3, ONE GRAND PRIZE WINNER will be selected from the comments left on all the Designers' blogs listed below.  Please leave a comment with each designer to be eligible for the Grand Prize (checked for compliance).  The Grand Prize Winner will be announced on the SNS Facebook page and the SNS New Blog

Here is a look at the Designer's projects this month.  They would love for you to visit them and leave a comment.

Anne

Belinda

Chris

Diane

Donna

Eret

Jess

Shona

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

February

The SNS Creative Challenge will be taking a couple months off and will be back April 1.

In the meantime, please join us for SNS New Reveal Blog Hop going on until March 3rd.  There is lots of exciting products being released this month!

There are FOUR new rubber stamp sets being released this month, plus a new Digi Papers set (with 12 amazing papers), and a Digi Only bundle set full of lots of extras. 

Also, when you purchase the digi versions of these sets, you are getting lots of extras that aren't available otherwise.  These extras can include additional images not available with the rubber version, digi papers (in some cases), and now a cut file to use with your electronic cutting machines will also be included with all digi images purchased!

You're definitely going to want both the rubber versions as well as the digi versions of all our new releases.


The new sets are:

815 Leafy Flower Spring Wreath
  (digi version DIGI815B)

826 Pansies  (digi version DIGI826-833FS)

832 Girlfriend Support Set 1  (digi version DIGI832)

833 Teacup Pansies  (digi version DIGI826-833FS)

835 Sitting Pretty Kitty  (digi version DIGI835LS)

836 Luck of the Irish Enchantress - St. Patrick's Day  (digi version DIGI836LS)

837 Rory's Lucky Clover - St. Patrick's Day
(digi version DIGI837LS)

DIGI826-833FS  Purple Pansies Bundle Pack DIGI ONLY

DIGI4003FS Watercolor Papers - Purple Pink



This month the digi versions of the Pansies (826FS) and the Teacup Pansies (833FS) have been combined into one HUGH digi set: DIGI826-833.  There are tons of bonuses in this bundle set, including decoupage sheet sets, a total of 34 images, 12 gorgeous digi papers, and a cut file.

These new sets are 20% off until February 3, 2017.  So once you finish the blog hop, head on over to the store and start shopping.  


On Feb 3rd, ONE GRAND PRIZE WINNER will be selected from the comments left on the Designers' blogs listed below. Please leave a comment with each Designer in order to be eligible for the Grand Prize.  You never know who the Mystery Designer will be that has the winning comment.

The Grand Prize Winner, which will be announced on the SNS Facebook page and on the SNS Blog, will receive ALL of the new rubber stamp sets released this month.

Hope to see you back here on March 1, 2017.  In the meantime, here is some inspiration from our Designers featuring the February Reveal:

Chris

Diane

Shona

Belinda

Anne (closed)

Anne (open)

Donna

Eret

Jess (closed)

Jess (open)

See you soon!

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

January 2017 Challenge Winners

to all of you who participated in the Creative Challenge this month.  There were so many fabulous choices that, as always, it was really hard to choose. 


TOP THREE (chosen by the SNS Designers):
 1. SewPaperPaint - #14
2. Papersniffer - #19
3. Craafty - #7


RANDOM NUMBER WINNER:


Congratulations to 
Hazel

FEATURED ARTISTS:
To be featured here and on the SNS Facebook page, just use any SNS image (rubber or digi).

You never know when we're going to have extra prizes for our Featured Artists.  Sometimes we may give you advance notice and sometimes you may not know until the winners are announced - so you'll want to participate every month!)


NanaConnie

Darlene


We have an unannounced give-away for our SNS Featured Artists this month.  Each of you can choose one digi of your choice (up to a $5 value) from any of the SNS digi categories! 
(Please contact Anne at the email address below to claim your prize.)

Congratulations Nana Connie and Darlene!

HONORABLE MENTION:
This is such a hard category to choose for and there were SO many amazing projects this month.
Here are some of our favorites (in no particular order):

#25 - kraftyscot (Donna)
#32 - Stampwilly Designs
#23 - Carole J.
#9 - Babs


Congratulations to all our Winners and Honorable Mentions!  

The Top Three winners will each receive two digis of their choice and the Random.org winner will get to choose 1 digi. (Valued up to $5 for each digi awarded)

All the above participants (Featured Artist, Winners, Honorable Mention) gets a badge - download it right away by clicking on the tab at the top of the page and proudly display it on your blog.

Click here to see all the Sparkle N Sprinkle digis available.  

 Contact Anne at icinganne@yahoo.com to collect your prize.  {Please include your full name, mailing address, email address, and phone number (if you live outside the US.).  Mailing address is not needed if only receiving digital images.}

Be sure to come back tomorrow to see what fabulous projects the SNS Designers have created with the newest releases and to enter the new monthly challenge.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

January 2017 Challenge

Our theme is always Anything Goes: use loose glitter, embossing powder, and/or flocking.

If you use glitter, it must be loose glitter.  Therefore the following are NOT eligible: glitter pens, glitter markers, glitter glue, pre-glittered papers, pre-glittered embellishments.    Use any image, digital or a rubber, to create your submission.  


The Top Three winners will each receive two digis of their choice and the Random.org winner can choose one digi of his/her choice.  All participants also receive a badge that can be displayed on their blogs.  SNS Featured Artists also receive special recognition.


Want to be a SNS Featured Artist? 
It's easy - just use any SNS image (rubber or digital) and submit it below.  You will be featured on the SNS Facebook page as well as our monthly Winners' Post.  You never know when we're going to have extra prizes for our Featured Artists.  
Sometimes we may give you advance notice and sometimes you may not know until the winners are announced - so you'll want to participate every month!

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Sparkle N Sprinkle is starting the New Year with a BANG!! We have TEN new stamp sets being revealed this month.  Nine are available in cling mounted rubber and digital format and one is a digi-only format.  
These new sets are 20% off until the 3rd of the month.  So once you finish the blog hop, head on over to the store and start shopping.  

The sets are:

Right Beside You 812  (digi version DIGI812)
Milton Friendly Giraffe 817  (digi version DIGI817)
Cattleya Orchid Friendship 818  (digi version DIGI818)

Easter Chicky 820  (digi version DIGI820)
Party #1 821  (digi version DIGI821)
Party #2 822  (digi version DIGI822)

Eggs-traordinary Kindness 825  (digi version DIGI825)

Emily Showers of Love 831   (digi version DIGI831)


For a chance to win all of these sets, please join us for the Mystery Designer Party being held on the SNS Blog  starting December 31, beginning at 9pm EST.  The winners will be announced on January 3, 2017 on the SNS blog and SNS Facebook page. So hurry on over to the shoppe once you've checked out all the great projects from the designers.  


The SNS Designers' projects:
(You can click on the Designer's names, which will take you to their blog posts, for directions. ) 
Belinda (closed)

Belinda (open)

Anne

Chris

Jess

Donna

Diane

Shona

Eret

Now it's your turn to get creative and link up your projects using the InLinkz tool below. You can enter as many times as you wish, as long as each project is a new project.  No back-linking please.  (See Guidelines for more details.)

  NoteIf you use an SNS image, please also leave a comment below so we make sure to give you special recognition as a Featured Artist. You have until January 22th to participate and the winners will be announced on January 31. 


The Creative Challenge is closing a little early this month.  Winners will be announced at the end of the month, as usual.  Be sure to come back Feb 1 to see what the Designers have created using the New Reveal stamp sets.

Happy Crafting!