Monday, June 29, 2009

June template challenge

So there's one day left in June for the Template challenge! And that's enough time for you to do one up!!! There's a participation prize for entering and you don't need to use any of our kits!

Look at what these ladies have done!

from mellybeanlvl (cute bird!!!):

from Lorry (cool kit, although not ours!!! and cute kid!!!)

from Tinci (you used Gion Gardens!!! how cool!)

from Lizzie (you used Sibling Joy kit!!! It's fabulous!)

from Kovaxka (love that red paper!)

Thanks girls for playing along!!! So, there's still time to get in a layout for this challenge!!! There's a participation prize, don't forget!!! And you don't have to use our kits for this challenge, just the template! So scoot down to the June 8 post to take a look at the template and here's the link again:

June template challenge link here

Friday, June 26, 2009

ViVa Artistry's new kit at Pixel Canvas

Have you seen our latest release at Pixel Canvas? It's Cirque Nouveau, a celebration of movement and color!

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Check out these freebies!

So you know we have this fabulous team of ladies who create like there is no tomorrow. And look at these wonderful freebies they have on their blogs. Some of these use the Sail Away kit, so you can have a really unified look!

(Images go to their blogs)

from Eryn:

from Katie:

another from Eryn using Herbarium, scroll down to June 16:

and more from Katie (check out her other freebies on her blog too!):

And look at this desktop Katie did:

These are from Tonje:

Friday, June 19, 2009

Pixel Canvas

Have you seen our latest releases at Pixel Canvas? We are having such a great time there! Remember, all the products there are exclusive to Pixel Canvas and it's at 40% off right now as Vinnie has put the store on sale!

Thursday, June 18, 2009

SPEED SCRAP tonight at Sunshine Studios

Hi Everyone! Hope your day is going well...Don't forget that it's speed scrap tonight with Vanessa at Sunshine Studios. Thursday, June 18, 9pm (eastern standard). And lookie at the participation prize:

Besides, you get a really cool set of instructions for a fun can you not join in? It's fun, conversation, a layout, a participation prize! A total win-win situation! See you there!

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

ViVa Celebrates Father's Day!

We are celebrating DADs this week!!! Special dad kits are 45-60% off!!! Take a look at either Sunshine Studios or GetDigiWithIt!

Sunday, June 14, 2009

I'm here... FINALLY!

Hi everybody. It's been a while since I posted last. I missed "chatting" with all of you. Well, this month was really hectic for us in the house. My older dd had her pre-school "graduation" (which I volunteered to chair the committee against my better judgement LOL) and right after that we were running to get things ready for her dance recital. That was in between a much needed vacation with the husband to Las Vegas for a week and a wedding in Kentucky for which we were away for 4 days... Not to count putting out 4 kits and 3 element packs to our stores! I have tons of photos, but had no time to scrap!

That's why I'm so happy I was actually hosting the Speed Scrap for GDWI yesterday ;) I got to make a page in one hour and get my mojo for scrapping back! Here is the page I created using Reflections. I love this photo, she was beaming on recital day... it must have been the dress LOL!

And HERE are the instructions for the SS in case you want to give it a try (if you do, show us your pages so we can leave you some love!)

Luckily for me, I'll be hosting another one next week at SUN. That's another page I can get done YAY! Speed Scrap will be on Thursday, June 18 at 9pm EST at the forum and chat room at Sunshine Studio Scraps. I hope you can join me and have some fun (and of course there will be a PP for everybody who participates).

Hugs to everybody!

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

May Challenge follow up!

I've managed to get the PP over to those who did the May challenge...except for two...This challenge started over at Digital Candy and I can't access their forums anymore to locate Snowbear and Kimi...could you both please email us at vivaartistry(at)gmail(dot)com? I'd love to get this coupon over to you! Thanks!


Monday, June 8, 2009

May Challenge followup and June Template Challenge!!!

Here are two more layouts for the May Template Challenge:

from sascedar (who is now on our CT!!!)

from quietangelsb

Ok, girls, I will either PM you or email you or hunt you down and send you your coupon for your participation prize!!! It's $3 for anything in our Sunshine Studios store!!! Thanks for playing along.

Here is the new challenge for June!!!

This was a layout I did for Christina Renee Designs.

Here is your template (click on the image to get you the template pack):

Don't forget, send us your links in the comments section and we'll send you a participation prize at the end of the don't need to use ViVa products!!!

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Bits and Pieces and Things

So, have you a need for bits and pieces and things? Here are some new little things you can find at our shops!

Clusters for our Sail Away kit:

and wordart/alpha:

and on sale this week for Sunny Sunday at Sunshine:

OK, I also have some really awesome freebies to show you but they are available only at other blogs, our CT's blogs!!! Here are some views and links for you!

These are some wave templates Eryn made up for you to use when you use our Sail Away kit:

It's at: Eryn's Scraps

Here's a free QP from Katie made from Sail Away:

Get it on her blog here.

And this is from Tonje, another free QP:

Get it on her blog here. Go to the June 2 post.

All of these are amazing!

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

New CT members!

First, I haven't forgotten the blog challenge we put up for May. Give me a few days and I will send out the PP and also put up the June challenge.

Today, I want to introduce to you our new CT members. Both Vanessa and I are so very excited to have this group of fabulous ladies to add to our little group! It was very very difficult to narrow down into this group. Let me tell you! We had a lot of applicants to our CT call. Anyway, here they are, in no particular order:

Elina (Elisja)
Julie (juliesaddiction)
Caren (sunnie2004)
Stephanie (sf_gal)
Eryn (eryn)
Kerry (df12wife)
Sarah (sascedar)
Nicole (xNicolex)
Tinci (Tinci)
Patty Anne (justpattyanne)
Debora (Debi.O)
Natalia (Maygirl)
Marieke (Momo)

AND, for the month of JUNE, we have guesting with us:

Anne (crzpurple)
Katie (Kater07)
Tonje (Tonje)

Add this to our already seasoned CT members:
Cheryl (gonewiththewind)
Rhoda (luvfromindia)
Mish (Mish)
Yam (Yam)
Crystal (kistal1027)
Anja (joshi82)
Moni (Moni Singer)
Jenny (jleigh)
Elke (Sundri)
Cathy (coincon)

The new girls are already creating amazing layouts for us to drool over!!! I will be posting that soon and also some links to amazing quickpages! Can't wait to show it all to you! WE ARE SO HAPPY WITH OUR TEAM!!!

Monday, June 1, 2009


We have a new kit in our regular shops (click the blinkies on the left!) just in time for Father's Day and also your summer or holiday photos!! It's Sail Away, based on a sailing theme!!! It's Vivienne here and my family loves to sail!!! DH grew up literally on the water so WE definately needed this kit for our photos. We seem to find sailing wherever we go!

Here's a closeup of the papers:

And here's the wordart and alpha:

This kit is perfect if you need a masculine type for your father's day memories or DH photos. I know I have a hard time finding kits without all the flowery stuff in it!!! Check out also this wordart kit that we have out for father's day!

And of course, a new kit equals a new freebie:

Image will take you to the freebie links! Password: galewinds