Wednesday, September 30, 2009

New Release Day!!! Halloween is SO Much FUN at Doodle Palace!!!!

Happy SCARY Wednesday!!! Today we have some super cute Bears in Halloween costumes, a Bat, a Ghost and a pumpkin with candy corn! The Princesses have been busy scaring up some INCREDIBLY CUTE creations using these Bears so sit back with your mouse in hand and stroll through all the wonderfully spooky creations!!!! ENJOY!

On a side note! A super special THANKS to our Princesses who don't celebrate Halloween in their country but participated in the New Release Day anyway. I have to apologize to you girls, NOT having Halloween never occurred to me!

Diana Butler aka Ausomemom of Diana's Ausome Creations etc used our BLOG FREEBIE for her creation this week! Witchy Poo is up for grabs for a limited time! Make sure you her soon! The gingham ribbon, hemp cord and buttons add SO much to this card! Great Job!

Dominique of Mephistos Blog created two items using the BLOG FREEBIE on a card and Lil' Devil Bear on a tag! Very Cute! Tags are a great way to embellish a card or even a scrapbook page!

Heather C. of Mrs Momma also used the BLOG FREEBIE Witchy Poo Bear for her Creepy Halloween Card! She is SO CUTE!!

Joanne of Crafting Joanne created two cards this week using the BLOG FREEBIE and Lil' Devil Bear These are just so cute! Batty is in there as well!

Lisa Buttafuoco of Our 2 Angels in Heaven used several images this week and incorporated them in one Spooky Scene! TOO CUTE! Love the Cuttlebug Embossing Folder Spiderweb piece! Adds so much!

Maria Matter of Joyful Stamper created a CAS or Clean and Simple card this week with Batty! Love the digital background paper!

Tracy Jackson of Stamping Seasons used a paper piecing technique on Lil' Devil Bear's cape and horns. The same paper she used on the card background! What a great idea! Love all the sparkly glitter!

Tracey Feeger of Booya Girl used several different images and incorporated them into one card! Very Cute!! Can't you just imagine a Halloween project with your kiddos in costumes? Too Cute, huh?

Viv Pert of Doggone Crazy used Lil' Devil Bear with some super cool and creepy tree punches!! Batty is in there as well! The mesh is a cool addition! Lots of interest!

Thanks Ladies! You have once again outdone yourselves!! =) I hope you all have gotten lots of inspiration for your Halloween projects!!

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Winner of Viv's Challenge is...

#6 or Sheryl Green!!! YAY!!! Now you get to choose 2 FREE images and you are our next Guest Designer! YOU choose the colors, themes, sketch, etc. for next week! Just shoot us as email at letting us know which images you want and we will send them to you along with a short questionnaire to help us all get to know you a little better!!! Congratulations!! Thanks to everyone who joined us this week!

Now, for last weeks winner, Jude! She would like everyone to create a Christmas Card using the color combo: Traditional Green and Red. She would also like everyone to use: 2 PAPERS, 3 BRADS, 4 FLOWERS and 1 RIBBON.

Let's get to know Jude a little better!!

I'm Jude. Married with 2 daughters. I live in the uk and have been crafting for 17years (addicted is not the word) from cardmaking, scrapbooking altered art.

What is your favorite craft medium? I love tim holyz products
What is your favorite scrap item/tool? wouldnt be without my big bite use it daily fab for scrapbooking
What is your favorite paper line/company? This is a hardone as theres few SU,Basic grey,DCWV K&co love them all
What is your favorite color(s)? my fave colours are pink &brown combo and i adore Autumn colours
How do you have your scraproom decorated? Colors, themes, homey, contempo, etc. My scrap room is decorated with neutral soft cappacino coloured paint ,daylight light,french doors looking out onto large garden.I like to keep tidy but who has a craft room thats well some of the time.Photos of my daughters and hubby on the wall plus all cards ive received from fellow crafters.
What is your favorite Disney movie? Do you watch TV/Movies while working? Do you get your inspiration from them? Fav disney movie has to be "Mary Poppins "i love it was first movie i got m daughters only so i could watch it!
Sweet or Savory snacks? Has to be savory as not sweet toothed person.
Scary or Romantic movies? love both scary and romantic but romantic at heart.
Beach or Snow vacations? Beach vacations went skiing once not my scene didnt like !too cold ...
Fav music i enjoy all sorts of music very much soul, mowtown person though.
I've attached pics of my paper bag albums as just adore making these.

So, Get to your scraprooms and start creating!! This is a great time to start getting your Christmas cards made before you get too busy with all of the other holiday chores! Great timing and Super Challenge, Jude! Remember, enter Jude's Challenge this week for an additional entry in the BLOG CANDY drawing! Cards must be submitted using Mr. Linky below no later than midnight CST (US) Monday, October 5, 2009. We will announce the winner of the challenge along with the winner of the BLOG CANDY Tuesday, October 6, 2009! Good Luck everyone!!

Friday, September 25, 2009


Ok everyone! Robin and I have put together a really cute Christmas themed BLOG CANDY and ANYONE is eligible to WIN!! You get everything pictured as well as OMS, blender stumps and....3 FREE IMAGES of your choice!!!

Now, to enter, respond to this post and post this on your blog. Don't have a blog, that's ok, respond to this post and let us know how you would get this info. "out there."

Become a follower of this BLOG for an additional entry AND you can join in VIV'S CHALLENGE (see below) for yet another entry.

Since we are going to be running this through Monday, October 5, 2009 (winner to be announced Tuesday, October 6), then join Jude's challenge that will start on Tuesday, September 29th for another entry. SO, you could actually get your name in the hat 4 times!!! COOL, huh? This is just in time for you to get the acrylic album completed to give as a Christmas gift. Or, ready for all of your holiday pics! This CANDY retails for well over $100(US) and you can get it ALL for FREE!! Join Today!! =)

List of BLOG CANDY Items:
'Top Note' shaped acrylic album with binder rings
Prismacolor pencils (set of 24)
DoodleBug Designs, Inc. Christmas Page Kit with ribbon, stickers, papers, buttons and brads
DoodleBug Designs, Inc. Christmas shaped brads
DoodleBug Designs, Inc. Red and Green Silk Flowers
DoodleBug Designs, Inc. Red and Green Paper Frills
Fanta Stixs blender sticks
Making Memories tiny silver buckles
Making Memories mini primary brads
Snowflake brads
Christmas charms
Blender Stumps

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

New Releases!! It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas!

Howdy All! Today we have 2 Christmas images! Bearly Santa and Santa with Rudolph!!! We are really excited about Christmas because we are sponsoring the December/Christmas edition of the e-zine at Sheetload of Cards! This is a wonderful publication, full color...just very nicely done! Make sure you check them out!

Our Design Team submitted some AWESOME items this week! You should have more than enough inspiriation from these talented ladies to create all of your Christmas projects!!! Lots of different projects, lots of different techniques! Remember to click on the photos to enlarge them so you can get every inch of detail!!!

Diana Butler aka Ausomemom of Dianas Ausome Creations etc used Santa with Rudolph for her card this week! Love the sentiment! Jingle All The Way! Too Cute!

Dominique of Mephistos Blog used Bearly Santa and nice rich cranberry patterned papers. She chose to take Santa's pants off and make him just wear his jacket! Cute!!

Heather C of Mrs Momma also used Santa with Rudolph! I love Santa's rosie cheeks! Great Job!!

Jan Jackman of Jans Cards Crafts and Musings used Santa with Rudolph, glitter and some super cute embossed snowflakes! Love the dimension that adds to this card!

Joanne of Crafting Joanne used Bearly Santa and some great Christmas papers! Love the Christmas in gold! And the silver threads on the tag! Great example!!

Lisa Buttafuoco of Our 2 Angels in Heaven had a great idea this week! She used Santa with Rudolph to decorate a gift bag! Those things can be SO pricey and I think this is cuter than many I've seen at the store! Another great thing about the digital stamps! You can size them to fit your project!! Look at all the Glitter, too! How festive! THANKS Lisa!

Maria Matter of Joyful Stamper used Santa with Rudolph for a very clean card this week. There is glitter on Santa's coat and glitter on the brads but both are very understated! Love the Border Punch and simple ribbon tie! Really Nice Card!!

Tracy Jackson of Stamping Seasons used Santa with Rudolph this week and some really cool holly berry brads! LOVE those! Great job Trace!! Thanks!

Tracey Feeger of Booya Girl used both images this week! Love teh coloring, you did a great job! The embossed gold poinsettias and snowflakes are really pretty too! Super Cute Cards! =)

Viv Pert of Doggone Crazy has been a busy busy girl this week! She used both images for her cards this week as well as designing our Challenge Sketch and example card!! AWESOME job Viv! Thanks so much!

Everyone did such a wonderful job! It really does make it feel like Christmas time!! Thanks Ladies!! I hope you have found lots of good ideas to help you with your Christmas card, gift, scrapbooking projects! Remember, click on the names at the side or on the links in this post to visit the Doodle Palace Princesses because they are always creating and their stuff is SO CUTE!!

On a sad note, we have to say goodbye to Lana Clarke! She is resigning her post due to personal/family issues and time constraints! Please go visit Lana and give her a hug! She will be missed here at Doodle Palace! Thanks Lana for all your hard work! =)

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Challenge Winner!!! New Challenge! chose #4 today! YAY Jude! You get to choose 2 free images and you also get to decide next week's challenge!! I will send you a short "Get to Know Jude" questionnaire soon! Thanks so much for playing this week! =)
Thanks so everyone who played! It was SO nice to see such a crowd!

This week's challenge is by Viv! She is one of our Design Team members and is also a past challenge winner! She has prepared the cutest card for her challenge and would like everyone to use her SKETCH! I just LOVE the color combo so let's try to incorporate those same colors! Yellows and Reds!

Images, embellishments and sentiments are up to you!! Ok, the rules! Please submit your entries to Mr. Linky below by midnight on Monday, September 28, 2009! Follow Viv's SKETCH and HAVE FUN!!! You will be entered to win 2 FREE images of your choice and you get to be a Guest Designer for the next challenge! TOO COOL, right! Let's all get busy!!

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

New Digital Images - Must see!!!

Good afternoon, Ladies! My apologies for such a late post. It's been SUPER busy at work today and sadly Dee has been out sick for the past 2 days! Poor thang! :(

We still are very excited to announce our new digital images. We have a GREAT Fall/Thanksgiving set perfect for the Holidays and a very CUTE Christmas Elf that just makes you smile.

Our Princesses have been very busy at the Palace creating wonderful designs for you inspiration! They are truely amazing! :) See the left sidebar to view each members blog for even more amazing inspiration!








Tracey F.

Tracy J.


GREAT JOB, Ladies! Dee and I are so fortunate to have such an inspiring group of princesses!!!! Thanks for all of your hard work!

**Be sure and visit our STORE to view and purchase our digital images!

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Challenge Time!

Thanks to all who participated in last weeks challenge! The cards were just awesome! And the winner is....drum roll please...

VIV! You're the lucky winner!!!! Congratulations! Email us and let us know which stamps you would like! Yeah!!!!

And now for our new challenge for this week:

Tracy Jackson (a past challenge winner and a Doodle Palace Princess) is our designer for the week.
She would like this weeks challenge to be: Use the colours green and orange.

Tracy put together a GREAT card for an example, now lets see what you can come up with!

The challenge winner will receive 2 free Doodle Palace stamps of their choice and will have the opportunity to be put in the spotlight as a guest designer for an upcoming challenge! Woohoo!