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8.31.2009

Day 1 - Hint 1 :: Something Bold, Something New

My blog postings this week will be quite different from the usual. I'm not planning on posting any cards or projects to share, just hints, prizes, and the reveal on Friday! My postings will return back to normal after Friday. Thank you for joining me for this week's reveal!

Hint 1 :: Something Bold, Something New

Do you like new paper crafting concepts?

How about discovering a new favorite spot for inspiration and fun ideas?

But wait, what about something YOU can be a part of?

I know this probably is not the type of hint you were looking for, but I am trying to build up to something more for tomorrow's post, so bear with me! It is my blog slogan, but I also thought it was a perfect start to introduce this secret I am keeping! Focus on the words "bold" and "new." To keep you thinking, I have a prize set up for you! The prize is bold and new, something you cannot purchase in the form as given away here today!

Leave a comment telling me what your guess is for Friday's reveal, based on today's hint. Commenters will be eligible to win a Papertrey Ink Button Sampler! From my personal stash, I have contributed 3 buttons in small, medium, and large sizes in the following colors:

summer sunrise
dark chocolate
raspberry fizz
true black
sweet blush
melon berry
spring rain
pure poppy
ripe avocado
new leaf
hibiscus burst
lemon tart
berry sorbet
lavender moon
plum pudding
enchanted evening
spring moss
scarlet jewel


Contest is open Monday, August 31 12:00 am - 11:00 pm EST. The winner will be announced on Tuesday's posting by random integer generator. All blog readers are encouraged and welcome to comment for the prize. Please limit your comment to one entry. If the winner does not claim the prize within 24 hours, the buttons may be forfeited to another winner.

Thanks so much for stopping by! Good luck in winning the button sampler!

55 comments:

Michelle said...

The only thing I can think of is that you are going to be a part of that new Torendi blog/store that's opening. That sounds like it'd have all the things you mentioned - - new papercrafting concepts....a new place to go for inspiration and ideas....and we can be a part of it.
Looking forward to a fun week!

Ashley said...

I'm thinking a new site like Paper Craft Planet?

tiffguam said...

If this is a new interactive forum with challenges and daily tips and tricks and sketches, I'll be SUPER STOKED!!! Especially if you're in charge :)

Kate Lewis said...

Hmmmm....not sure! Maybe you'll be setting new challenges on your blog? Can't wait to find out anyway! Have a great week Ashley! Kate x

Heather P. said...

I'm with Michelle... I'm thinking you're on board with Torendi! :)

Joan B said...

What's torendi?? I think you and your husband are opening up a new site that will have videos, etc.

Maureen said...

You are part of a new inspiration team? I'm intrigued!!

Michelle said...

A new website? Great photo of the buttons by the way.

Anonymous said...

Bold/New, maybe a new DT or starting your own company with your own line of papers, embellies, etc

katrynka said...

I think an online forum for teaching and where people can share their work.

Cheryl said...

I'm thinking an online forum or website dedicated to new craft ideas and reader input.

Melissa said...

I think that you'll be on the new DT at Torendi.

snarflemarfle said...

First off, how exciting for you to be starting something new!!

My guess is that you're going to start offering online classes...your work is amazing!!

(now I have to go look up this Torendi thing...)

Regan said...

hmmmmm. I am dying to know...are you going to be doing Digi stuff, your own line??

do tell.....

Megan said...

I am not sure just yet but I am thinking you are either going to be apart of a new DT or you starting your own line. Either one is super exciting! Can't wait until Friday to find out.

Debbie Nelson said...

Possibly starting your own line! Thank you for the chance to win!

Pam S. said...

bold and new...sounds very creative...thanks for the button giveaway chance!
Pam Going Postal

Jeanne said...

You are going to be a member of a new Design Team...but where? I have not used Torendi...but others think that is a possibility. Whatever you do it will be terrific! You have such fresh and clean designs. You truly inspire creativity, Good Luck!

Sharon said...

After checking out the Torendi site that others have mentioned, I think you'll be involved with that. Or....you're going to be a new stamp designer for PTI!

travelingmama said...

I'm with the other girls... PTI, Torendi, new forumn... whatever it is I cannot wait!!

Barbara Bird said...

Perhaps you will be hosting your own challenges? Or you will be on a Design Team, PTI maybe?

kee kee said...

I'm guessing that someone else has noticed your amazing talent and snatched you up for their design team! I've never checked out Torendi (as mentioned by previous posters), but I love your work with PTI products and think it would be awesome for you to design for them. Whatever it is I can't wait to see the reveal on Friday!

Traveling Trader said...

I'm guessing you are going full time into the world of craft in some capacity.

Laura said...

New crafting concepts + new place + we can all be involved = you are starting or joining an online venture to showcase and teach and communicate.

Janet said...

I'm sort of in agreement with everyone else in that you're either going to be working for Torendi, become a stamp designer for PTI or start your own forum. I can't wait to see what it is either way.

Anonymous said...

I think you are going to start an online business. I think it will be online classes but not just cards. Projects of some sort, maybe involving photography. W=hatever it is, I know it will be classy and terrific. donna
donnacalamari@msn.com

Maria Gurnsey said...

I'm guessing you are joining a dt but I don't know who, I'll wait for hint 2!!

Shay said...

I also am going with Torendi...being on the design team of Torendi perhaps. Someone (Papertrey Ink) should snap you up as a designer! A great idea to make it into a game. Thanks for the chance to win.

louk said...

I'm guessing you're announcing a new website you're in charge of or a design team you are creating! You have what it takes for sure!! Looking forward to tomorrow's hint. Thanks for the chance to win.

Winter said...

I think maybe you might start designing stamp sets for PTI? I don't know, but it sounds great! :)

Stampin' Diva said...

I am thinking a new challenge blog or inspiration blog.

Maybe a tutorial blog with new ideas and project posted everyday

clouds shadler said...

You're part of the new Torendi PP store or something to do with PTI, hmmm? Not sure :D Thanks for the opportunity!

Hugs
Clouds :D

Maria Stamps said...

I think that you are going to start a new site where you would either teach us a new concept and/or challenge us to use this new concept.

Lynnette said...

I am horrible at guessing these sorts of things. Maybe a new design team position? Whatever it is, I look forward to seeing what's in store! Thanks for the chance at some goodies

Shopping Diva said...

This is so exciting! My guess is that you are creating an updated blog with tutorials and projects that are fresh and new. Thanks for the chance to win.

Britiney said...

I'm going to guess a new stamping blog, with inspiration, challenges, and the like. Can't wait to get the scoop.

sarahmartina said...

Ok... I can't think b/c I'm mesmerized by those yummy buttons!

I'm going with some new website of some sort... like a community type place. Know what I mean? Aaack!

Can't wait to see!!!

whoistracy said...

How fun Ashley! I'm thinking you're opening some kind of store? Whatever it is, can't wait to see!

Bernice Tsoi said...

Hmmmm is it a new online forum and gallery? I'm excited to find out what it is!

Francina Hollaway said...

I can't wait to find out but I am thinking that you are introducing some sort of photo book that can be embellished. Incorporating some of your husbands photography

Laurel said...

hmm. So interesting. Has to be something bold and new and a place for inspiration and ideas. So maybe you are opening your own company, or your own website with tutorials and products.... I am stoked whatever it is so Friday, hurry up and get here!

Wendy said...

HMMM, do tell girl!!! I love buttons!

Madhvi said...

ummm...is it going to be a new site?

Andrea McCulley said...

You sure do know how to keep us in suspense! My guess is that you are going to be a new design team member somewhere!

prayalways421@yahoo.com

Kim L. said...

With all this Torendi talk, I had to look it up! I think you're a Torendi design team (well-deserved at that!) member!

diannet said...

Hi Ashley:

My guess is you're opening a store where crafters can meet in person to create.

Tami McBeain (tmarie) said...

My guess is a new online site with videos, gallery & forums.

Takisha said...

I'm thinking challenges on your blog maybe! umm
you got us thinking! :)
Kisha

Chrissy said...

Hmmmm Maybe a new site with challenges, videos and techniques for us to all participate and share in?

carpediem said...

Are you starting a new forum for papercrafters? Whatever it is we're all very curious and it's going to be a long week till we hear the news!!!

lauriewe said...

I'm guessing something to do with the new Ella Publishing.

Cass said...

New blog challenges?

Anonymous said...

Hi Ashley,

I know you've been partnering with your DH with photography. Are you planning on doing something with PTI to do with photograhy?

Pat
marsh2791@sbcglobal.net

naomi chokr said...

oh i hate secrets!!!!! what is this your killing me?? I can so keep secrets but i dont like it being kept from me haha. ok let me take a shot at this.....PTI design team?? oh how ideal girl. or a new forum? a new forum you're starting? bold and new......your scrapbook room reveal? oh this is tough. if you tell me you can yank me out of your contest. :)

talk to you soon!!! i will miss seeing your creations. can i bribe you by giving awesome discounts to a cool jewelry store heheh :)

Jennifer Lubbock said...

My guess is that you'll start having challenges. But now I have to go google Torendi that everybody else is commenting on. Thanks for the chance to win!

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