Floral Pretties - Past & Present

Saturday, December 31, 2011

2011 Christmas Challenge WINNER

Yey, it's almost a brand NEW YEAR!  At least at the time I am writing this ;)  I wish all of you the very best for 2012!

Thanks so much to the DT for a wonderful year!  Thanks to those who entered the Fred She Said Christmas Challenge!

The winner of a $25 gift certificate to the Fred She Said Store is:
...  Monica B.!   Monica posted some wonderful spread and dip recipes!  Yum!  Monica please email me and I'll give you the details of your winnings. ... or I'll email you in 48 hrs ;)

I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas & holidays!  Busy Busy here... last christmas doo is tomorrow.. I'll be glad to stop eating for awhile! ;)   I hope to be back soon with some new Fred She Said goodies... see you in the New Year!

Friday, December 16, 2011

Snowflake Tag & a Freebie

Hi all!

If  you are looking for the Fred She Said Christmas Challenge go HERE.

Here are the details of my Snowflake tag project :)


For the tag, I drew a snowflake to use in my cutting machine. 

 ***FREEBIE ALERT!***
I have a Digital Snowflake Freebie for you to download. It is on 4shared so you will need to wait for the timer before you get a download link.

 DOWNLOAD SNOWFLAKE SVG PNG JPG FREEBIE

  I have included an SVG cutting file, a black png for auto-tracing into your cutting software if you can't open SVG.  Also a bunch of PNGs and coloured jpgs you can print and cut or design with.

I cut the snowflake out of cereal box board and painted with gesso, inked with a glue pad and applied glamour dust.  I cut the backer out of card stock and sponged on some Iced Spruce distress ink.  The image is Hat Tipping Snowman.  I embellished with Stickles and a Viva Pearl Pen and MS Branch punch.


I'd like to thank DEBBIE and CAROL H for being on the Fred She Said DT.  Sadly they are leaving and we will miss them and their wonderful contributions.   I wish you both all the best - BIG HUGS!

:)*  Fred

2011 Christmas Challenge!

Fred She Said is having a fun little Christmas Challenge!

The theme is " Make a Christmas Tag, Decorated Recipe Card, OR Share a favorite Holiday Recipe

The PRIZE is a $25 GC to the Fred She Said Store :)

HOW TO ENTER:
Entries can be either a Christmas Tag, a recipe card, or share a favorite Holiday recipe on your blog while linking to the challenge.  Using Fred She Said designs is optional but encouraged ;)

There will be one winner chosen randomly.  Entries will be accepted until Friday DEC 30th midnight EST.

Please see the Inlinkz info at the bottom of this post for more info on how to enter.

Here is what the Fred She Said DT came up with :)






(yummy homemade hot chocolate recipe too!)


TRACEY ( ME )
(I'll have a post up soon about my snowflake tag along with a free cutting file ;) )


NOW HERE IS THE INLINKZ INFO ON HOW TO ENTER:

Monday, December 12, 2011

Hat Tippin Snowman & UPDATE

Hi everyone!  Sorry it's been a wee bit quiet.  We have had family health issues and Dave's mom has been in and out of the hospital with heart problems ( one being a heart attack ) and the family is helping get my SIL's house ready and rearranged so that Dave's mom can move in with them.  Just ALOT going on!  .... and now we are into the holiday season.. busy busy!

Fred She Said will be having a fun little Christmas Challenge this Friday, Dec. 16th.  Please stop by and see what we are up to, play along and/or see the wonderful projects the Fred She Said DT have come up with :)

ALSO I got a chance to draw a cute snowman.  He's tipping his hat and wishing you a very Merry Christmas!  .... and he's in the STORE ;)























Have a great day!

:)*  Fred

Saturday, December 03, 2011

2011 Winter Blog Hop WINNERS! :)

Hi all!  Thanks to the DT who made fabulous projects to inspire us and thank you to our sponsor CropStop!  ... and thanks so much to all who hopped with us and entered :)   Fred and The FSS DT wish you all a safe and wonderful holiday season!

Let's get to the winners.  There were 3 prizes:

$30 Gift Certificate to CropStop - the winner is... Kym Weber!

$30 Gift Certificate to Fred She Said - the winner is  Luanna Carpenter!


and the second $30 Gift Certificate to Fred She Said - the winner is...  Ruth Wright!

Congratulations!  Please email Fred at fred.she.said@gmail.com  to get the details of your winnings!  Or Fred will email you in 48 hours which ever comes first ;)

:)*  Fred

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Black Friday Weekend Sale!

YES, peeps!  SURPRISE!

Fred She Said is having a Black Friday SALE!

USE CODE BLACKFRIDAY in your shopping cart to receive 30% OFF any purchase over $10.

The code is in effect Thursday, November 24th 2011 and expires Sunday night MIDNIGHT EST November 27th 2011.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

SALE? .. you bet

Hi all!

FRED SHE SAID will be honouring the tradition of good old BLACK FRIDAY!  ALL weekend!

I'll be posting a special sale code tomorrow!  Check back here at the Fred She Said Blog.

Happy Thanksgiving to all you Americans tomorrow.... who will get to enjoy copious amounts of turkey and stuffing... I wish.  We had Thanksgiving in October.  I am always up for stuffing... yummers!

DON'T FORGET the Fred She Said BLOG HOP is still on.  Please come hop with us, collect the secret words  and enter to win some great prizes!  :D

:)* Fred

Friday, November 18, 2011

NOVEMBER 18 BLOG HOP: STARTS HERE!

Yey!  It's time for another Fred She Said BLOG HOP Woohoo!  The Fred She Said DT are showcasing the theme of CHRISTMAS/WINTER.  I can't wait to see what they have come up with :D  While you are hopping please leave some love on the DT's post.  They love to hear your comments!  There are 3 prizes and 3 random winners ( one prize for each winner ).

We are happy to have CROPSTOP.COM sponsoring us this go around.
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If you’re passionate about paper-crafting whether it be scrapbooking your memories, making cards or altered art, CropStop is your one-stop solution. We offer an extensive selection of dies, embossing folders, inks, stamps and punches by all the popular manufacturers and the CropStop die and embossing folder storage solutions Pocketz Pages™ to keep everything organized.  Our selection of embellishments and adhesives is continually expanding and we are excited to be the home of the colorful Ribbon Candy™. 
In need of inspiration? Visit the CropStop Gallery, Blog or Message Board and participate in a competition or class. If you have questions concerning your machine, we have a team of experts waiting to help you.

Message Board - come and meet like minded paper-crafters.
Blog - we have prizes and giveaways every week.
Gallery - lots of inspiration from all over the world.
YouTube - demonstrations, how-to’s, projects and much more.
FaceBook page - be the first to know of new arrivals in the store.
Twitter - we always find something worth Twittering!

CropStop ships internationally as well as domestic. Our personalized customer service is only one of our strengths. Call or come visit us at www.CropStop.com and see what’s new in the world of paper-crafting. 


PRIZES:  3 random winners.  1 winner for each prize below:
$30 GC for www.cropstop.com 
$30 GC for  Fred She Said
$30 GC for Fred She Said


ENTRY INFORMATION:

SECRET phrase is in play, collect each word/s from each hop stop to make up the secret phrase.  Entry instructions will be at the FSS Challenge BLOG Entries will be accepted for 2 weeks - until Friday December 2nd midnight ESTWinners will be announced Saturday December 3rd on this blog and the FSS Challenge Blog.

BLOG HOP LIST
 
Fred She Said Blog  ( HERE )
Robin     
 
Darsie  
 

Carol    
 

Nancy   
 

Val          
 

Anne       
 
Debbie   
 
Vicki   
 
Michelle  
FSS Challenge Blog  - LAST stop & Entry Instructions

Here is my BLOG HOP project :)



I used the Christmas Poinsettia Lantern Set.  I printed the included text background, wrinkled and distress inked and shimmer sprayed with gold.  The lantern and poinsettia are pre-coloured ( set comes with outlines to colour as well).  I used distress ink coloured and wrinkled seam binding and my usual favourite pearl string ;).

OK MY SPECIAL WORD FOR YOU IS "FRED"

Now please go to ROBIN'S Blog to continue your journey!  Have fun!

:)*  Fred

Friday, November 04, 2011

New in the Store: Christmas Poinsettia Lantern

Hi all!  Just a note that I added a new product to the store.  This was a request from Nancy  :)


"Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life."

John 8:12

Both Pre-coloured and Digi images are included along with extra images, sentiments and script backgrounds.  This will be a favourite of mine for my family Christmas card making for sure :)

Have a great day!
:)*  Fred

Saturday, October 15, 2011

New Stuff: Emma the Skating Elf and a Christmas Kitty

Hi all!  I had a sick girly home this week and started back to "Work Work"  on Thursday.  I had meant to get this up earlier and get a few more things done but .... oh well.... 

Emma The Skating Elf   ( Naughty elf should be making toys! ;)  )



Kitty & The Ornament





Will have more soon....  Toodles!

:)*  Fred

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

In & Around, Sponsoring CFAS, Sneek Peek

Happy Wednesday! 

Today I am happy to sponsor the Crafting For All Seasons Challenge Blog.  The Theme is Fall Flowers/Pumpkins!  woohoo!  click HERE to go directly to the post.



Here are some of the wonderful projects the Fred She Said DT have created this past week :)




























Fred is in Christmas mode... so hopefully new Christmas designs very soon.  I was also working on new cutting files and possibly some coloured decoupage sheets.  I am not quite done rounding out the set but....  Here's a sneek peek! ( just so you know I haven't been idle... ha! )





I hope to have some new stuff up next week :)

Have a great day!

:)*
Fred

Saturday, October 01, 2011

Fabulous Fall Blog Hop Winner :)

Thanks to the DT for such awesome eye candy and beautiful work and thank you so much to our wonderful sponsors, Pizzazz APlenty and Bearly Mine Designs!

The WINNER of:


£15 Gift Voucher to Bearly Mine Designs


$10 Prize Package of yummy goodies chosen by Judy from Pizzazz APlenty

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... and  a   $30 Gift Certificate to the Fred She Said Store :)

...IS....  

Sandi DeFalco!

Congrats Sandi!  I'll be sending you an email ASAP :)

Thanks so much everyone for hopping with us!  Our next BLOG HOP is Friday, November 18th.

Hope you are all having a fabulous FALL weekend ;)

:)* Fred

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

In and Around.... The DT :)

 Looking for the FABULOUS FALL BLOG HOP? <- Go there :)  Contest closes Friday Sept. 30 Midnight EDT.  Please come hop with us and get a chance to win a great prize package!

Happy Humpday!

I want to start a new tradition on Fred She Said... On Wednesdays,  I'd like to showcase some of the gorgeous projects the Fred She Said Design Team have been making recently :)




























Pretty pretty!!!

Have a great day!

:)*  Fred