Monday, June 13, 2011

New Digital Product: Vintage Postcard Frames

I've 'upcycled' some of my favorite vintage postcards into some really pretty shabby-chic style collage photo frames for you! There are six in the set, each frame sized for 4x6 photos ... PLUS I've also included a blog version as well! Check them out HERE.
©Gypsy Chick/Jodie Lee

Jessica Sprague Digital Scrapbooking Birthday Sale!

UPDATE ON SALE .... I just heard from Jessica Sprague the sale has been changed to start June 14. Here is the info: is FOUR! To celebrate, we're throwing a HUGE Birthday Bash & Summer Sale. From June 14-26, you can save 20% off of every self-paced class, and 35% off of ALL digital products. In addition, grab all 27 episodes of Jessica's amazing Photoshop Friday tutorials for just $1 each before they're retired on June 26! As part of the celebration, starting on June 24, you can participate in an incredible 49-person blog hop, picking up a sweet digital freebie at each stop! Best of all, on June 26 Jessica will be making a special announcement of a brand new class coming up in July. We only put our site on sale two times a year, so don't miss out on this GREAT savings opportunity! For all the info on the Summer Sale, Photoshop Fridays, blog hop, and the new class, just click HERE.

Friday, June 10, 2011

Freebie: Vintage Children Postcard

As promised, here is your free vintage postcard! Such an adorable portrait of a little girl with her cat taken around the early 1900's. Click to get to the larger preview, click on it again to see it expand, then simply right click and save to your computer. Enjoy!

Don't forget you can purchase a set of 40 vintage children postcards HERE from my store at Each portrait was lovingly hand restored by me :) They are just gorgeous, and perfect for crafting and digital design.
©Gypsy Chick/Jodie Lee

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Butterfly Garden Cards!

One of the most exciting things about designing for the craft industry is seeing what people just like you  create with my scrapbook papers!  Today I'm featuring some really talented card designers and their work.

First is Amy Sheffer from Virginia. Amy has created some really gorgeous collage cards using the Butterfly Garden Collection.  I love her work! You can see more of  Amy Sheffer's work on her blog Pickled Paper DesignsCheck out her 'Life is Like a Butterfly' card:

Credits: Papers (Butterfly Garden Collection by Gypsy Chick for Pink Paislee), Innosense 2 Flower Colleciton (Prima), Coconut Paper Bloom (Kaisercraft), Glitter (Stardust Stickles, Krystallos Vintage Glass Glitter Shards), butterfly die cut (Martha Stewart), bling (Zva Creative), die cut panels (Creative Book Page Dies by Donna Salazar from Spellbinders), Fleur-de-lis Doily Accents Shapeabilities (Spellbinders).
And I adore her 'Hello Fairy Friend' card as well:

Paper: Butterfly Garden Collection papers by Gypsy Chick for Pink Paislee, Stampin' Up Naturals White card stock., Bloom and Grow, Hope Blooms stamp (Verve Stamps). Inks by Versamagic Jumbo Java, Sage, Tea Leaves, Wheat and Thatched Straw, Ranger Vintage Photo and Walnut Stain Distress. Accessories by Verve Elegant Leaves and Floral Circles dies, seam binding, paper piercer, needle, thread, sewing machine, muslin, Zva Creative bling, Maya Road Kraft tickets, May Arts burlap string, Cuttlebug Seeing Spots embossing folder, sanding block, Stampin' Up dimensionals.

Next is the lovely Karola Witczak from Poland. Karola is such a talent! I love the cards she created using my Butterfly Garden Collection papers for Pink Paislee here:
Happy is the Heart by Karola Witczak.
Butterfly Garden Collection papers by Gypsy Chick for Pink Paislee.

Happy is the Heart by Karola Witczak.
Butterfly Garden Collection papers by Gypsy Chick for Pink Paislee.

Happy is the Heart by Karola Witczak.
Butterfly Garden Collection papers by Gypsy Chick for Pink Paislee.

Monday, June 6, 2011

New Digital Product: Vintage Children Postcards!

I have been collecting Real Photo Postcards of children for a while now, and so I thought I would make some of my favorites available to you for purchase.

Here is a set of 40 high resolution postcards - each one  lovingly hand-restored to perfection.  They are fantastic to use in altered art, hybrid projects, or even just to print out and display around the home!

You can grab them HERE at my Jessica Sprague store for just $7.99 on a personal use license, or $19 on a commercial use license.  Here are some previews for you, and some close-ups as well.  Click on each preview to see a larger preview. I will put one of these little cuties in the freebie section of my blog tomorrow for you to download.

New Digital Products: Photo Textures!

Turn your photos into works of art with these Vintage and Shabby Texture sets! You will LOVE these! They are so much fun to use. You can use them to create layered textured effects with your photo, or simply use them as a frame or backdrop for a special portrait. Easy instructions are included with each set.

These are available exclusively to my Jessica Sprague store.  Click on each preview to see more.
©2011 Gypsy Chick/Jodie Lee
©2011 Gypsy Chick/Jodie Lee

©2011 Gypsy Chick/Jodie Lee 

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Freebie: Vintage Postcard Blog Frame

I've found another use for my vintage postcard collection! .... UPCYCLED Vintage Postcard Frames! These were a lot of fun to make, and there are much more where these came from! :)

I have a NEW set of these little pretties due for release at my Jessica Sprague store on June 13 ... so make sure you check them out! They will be sized at 4x6 inches, just perfect to frame your photos! But for now, I thought I'd give you a little FREEBIE. I've included both the blog frame (450 pixels, 72 dpi), and the full print version below it (4x6 inches). Feel free to use the blog frame on your personal and small-business blogs (don't forget to credit Gypsy Chick/Jodie Lee, thank you.).  Click to go to the larger images, then right click and save.
400 pixel blog frame (©Gypsy Chick/Jodie Lee)
4x6 inch frame (©Gypsy Chick/Jodie Lee)