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Monday, January 2, 2012

A New Year Welcome to Simple Stories!


Happy New Year to you! 2012 is officially here!

A new year offers a chance to set new goals, wipe the slate clean and start afresh! And while most of us have found resolutions are hard to keep the full year round...we hope visiting the GlueArts blog will be one resolution you will not break!

We're happy to kick off the year with a brand new sponsor to pair up with our talented Glue Girls!

Please join us all week long as we partner up with Simple Stores and their brand new Year.o.graphy collection!


Designers Andrea Budjack and Jan Hennings are starting the week off with a bang! Both have shown how diverse this collection is by creating home decor items and we love Jan's art kit!!

We hope you'll join us all week along with the talented Simple Stories team as we partner together showcasing GlueArts Adhesives and Simple Stories products!!


Life Looks Like Altered Frame
GlueArts Designer: Andrea Budjack

Supplies: 

Simple Stories - stickers, paper
Remember Me Emily - vintage buttons
Frost It Pink - ribbon, trim
Imaginisce - I-Top Button Maker
frame
fabric


Instructions:

1. Cut Simple Stories paper pieces and layer with stickers and paper using Glue Arts Perma Tac to create inside of frame. Stitch as desired.
2. Back "looks" label with Glue Arts U-Cut It Foam and lace. Place onto paper piece.
3. Cut paper to fit the front of frame. Stitch and adhere in place using Glue Arts Perma Tac.
4. Assemble paper piece into frame.
5. Using Glue Arts Glue Gun, adhere ribbon, fabric and trim onto frame. Top with fabric made button and vintage button.

6. Using Glue Arts Extreme Adhesive Squares, adhere vintage buttons to flower centers.













Simple Stories: Year-O-Graphy Artful Kit- To Go!

GlueArts Designer: Jan Hennings


Supplies:
Year-o-graphy (Simple Stories)
Ribbons and twine (Really Reasonable Ribbon)
Coin Kit (Hobby Lobby)
Projector Box (Antique Shop)
Pins and buttons (Maya Road)

We'd like to invite you to stop by the Simple Stories blog all this week and see what they're created using our outstanding lineup of GlueArts Adhesives! 


And to thank you for being such great fans...let's give you a chance to win this amazing Year.o.graphy collection! Simply post a comment here...we'll select one random winner next Monday who will win the collection along with our Glue Glider PRO Handle plus a PRO+ Perma Tac refill! (or if you have a PRO handle...we'll let you chose a 2nd cartridge!) 


Be sure to visit us tomorrow and see what we have for you!! See you then!

102 comments:

  1. Yes please! Thanks for the chance!

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  2. I love the Simple Stories newest line! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

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  3. i visited the simple stories blog--and will be visitig them more often---i'm all about Simple!

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  4. LOVE the Yearography collection from Simple Stories! Your designers are so awesome. LOVE this frame and altered storage box. Thanks Glue Arts!

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  5. Both projects are amazing.Wish i could find that projector box. I'd love to use it as storage

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  6. Simple Stories makes such a pretty and versatile paper line...I love the colors that they choose for the lines. They are so deep and rich. And who couldn't use a Glue Glider Pro!

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  7. Sweet project ! You have very talented designers. I've never used Simple Stories so I'd love to win.

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  8. I really like this collection, that year in review kit is very cool! Can't wait to see what else is in store this week!

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  9. wow, what a neat way to do a 365 type project, thanks for introducing us!

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  10. I love Simple Stories papers and these projects are great. Thanks

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  11. What a great give a way! 2012 is going to be a full, amazing year for my family! Kids getting married, new babies and a relocation to another state for my hubby and I. Would love this set to help me document it all. Thanks for the chance and HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

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  12. This is such a cool idea! I would love to win this kit! Thanks so much for the chance!

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  13. This is such an awesome idea and looks really cool. it´s such an awesome serie of papers here and the use of it here is fantastic. Love these projects especially this box is really great.
    Thanks so much for the chance to win, that´s really awesome.

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  14. Love Simple Stories! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  15. Great giveaway - thanks for the chance!

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  16. Wonderful! I really like the year-in-review idea!

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  17. glue arts, you have teamed up starting the new year with a great paper company like simple stories. I love their color tones of all their collections and their paper collection great amazing projects that stand the test of time with GLUE ARTS strong support!
    ava

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  18. The projects are awesome. The art box...Wow!

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  19. Wowsers!!! That project is fantastic and the perfect showcase for this collection! Fantastic!

    Simple stories has amazing papers, this collection is gorgeous!!!

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  20. Fantastic projects!!!! Great swap!! Thanks for the chance to win this beutiful collection!!

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  21. such a fantastic idea...thanks for sharing and for the chance to win!

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  22. Fun frame project and neat kit to inspire keeping up to speed with tracking life.

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  23. Amazing projects-beautiful collection!

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  24. Just fabulous!! I can't wait to see all the inspiration this week. :)
    - April W

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  25. Wow, these projects ROCK! Thanks for the great inspiration. :)

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  26. Love that yellow flower on the frame! Great projects!

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  27. I love the frame!! And the kit looks like so much fun!!!

    amyis300 AT hotmail DOT com
    scrapthissavethat.blogspot.com

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  28. Thanks for the heads up on Simple Stories. This is the first I heard of them, and I am definitely liking what I see! Thanks for these amazing projects and for the chance to win!

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  29. Like the idea of the year of memories, the frame is cute, the adhesive great what's not to like. I am not sure that I have seen Simple Stories before I am liking their style.

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  30. Wow love this collection and so enjoyed the frame project!

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  31. wow nice ...love the frame, love the vintage feel. Thanks for the opportunity

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  32. Wow - stunning projects! Love Simple Stories products! Thank you for the directions and a chance to win!

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  33. Very nice!!! Love Simple Stories products!!! Linda Harris

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  34. Simple Stories is inspiring me to tackle those projects that seem too large to even start. I love these products, and I'm so happy to see Glue Arts pair with them!

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  35. This is a new to me company but what stunning products!! Thanks for sharing with us.

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  36. Stunning collection and beautiful frame! Well done Andrea!

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  37. I love Simple Stories! I used their Generation line for a clock I made my in-laws for Christmas. I am also going to use their Baby Steps line to make a book for my niece who just had a baby on the 29th of December.

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  38. Fabulous projects!!! Love the new line!!

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  39. O h My Ghosh !
    I just love this collection
    so pretty ..
    would love to win
    fingers crossed
    hugs
    mallika
    mallikakejriwal@gmail.com

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  40. Love this idea! And it would be awesome to use it to journal my weight loss! Would love to win this! Lisa Fuller

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  41. Soo cute, and a great idea. Not familiar with these products, but I always ready to try new things!

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  43. Really fantastic project! I would love to get started with a project like that.

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  44. Love the Year-o-graphy line and glue arts too!

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  45. Sorry I made a mistake so I will try again! Love your adhesives and would love to win. I am new to the Simple stories line but I love the new collection year o graphy! Thank you! janiceaeschliman.blogspot.com

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  46. I've only heard of Simple Stories because of Unity Stamp Co. It looks like they have nice products. And I LOVE your products.

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  47. Such an amazing collection . Would love to win this one. Thank you for a chance.

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  48. Such an amazing collection . Would love to win this one. Thank you for a chance.

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  49. This looks awesome!! TFS!

    Cheryl131091 at yahoo dot com

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  50. Great way to start a new year - GA and Simple Stories AND such an amazing idea! I love the idea behind the Year.o.graphy Artfull Kit. So beautifully useful and meaningful too.

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  51. love this, what a great start to 2012! thanks for the amazing giveaway!

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  52. LOVE this collection. those projects look amazing too!

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  53. Yearography looks awesome and I already love Glue Arts so this week should rock!! see you tomorrow!

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  54. I recently heard about Simple Stories and am looking forward to seeing all the projects this week.

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  55. I love new lines and I love giveaways. Thanks!

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  56. Wonderful projects! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  57. Love this paper line!! Thank you for the chance to win!!

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  58. Love the paper and the project! This is something I have not seen before. Where do you find a projector box? Is there something you can substitute that is readily available?

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  59. love this collection. Not had the pleasure of using it but it looks fantastic.

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  60. Fabulous projects. I love Simple Stories.

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  61. This is a wonderful collection and great projects! Thanks for the chance to win :)

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  62. OHHH! Great projects shared today--LOVE that altered frame:) THANKS for the chance to win--sbmmhoover at yahoo dot com

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  63. So AWESOME!!! I recently learned about Simple Stories and just love their stuff. These projects posted today are wonderful...can't wait to see what else is in store for us to see this week.

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  64. what a fun project, thanks for the inspiration!
    Sandra ltb

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  65. THANKS for sharing and for the chance to win!! Looking forward to an AWESOME year with AMAZING INSPIRATION from Glue Arts!!
    Have a FABULOUS 1st Week of 2012!! =)

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  66. This looks like a stunning collection.

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  67. this is an amazing idea. do it while it's fresh. it would be easier to do it monthly.

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  68. I love this idea! Thanks for the chance :)

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  69. It looks like such a fun collection! Love the earthy tones and vintage feel to it! Fabulous. I would love to win it. :o)

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  70. Awesome idea! Love the collection!

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  71. Love the projects, especially the layering. The tiny drawers are a fun idea.

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  72. Great altered frame and art kit!!

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  73. I really like the colors and would love the chance to win thank you ! off to visit this new found site

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  74. Love the frame and the sentiment, thanks for the chance to win.

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  75. Love the projects featured... Simple stories is going to be my next favorite collections besides Echo Park. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  76. What a great kit - would love to be the crafter that gets to play with it. The vintage case project is really incredible!

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  77. Love that frame! The yearography is perfect for that :)

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  78. I LOVE Simple Stories products...especially Year.o.graphy!

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  79. Such a nice project- the products look great!

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  80. What awesome projects....simple Stories ROCKS and Glue Arts is simply the BEST!

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  81. LOVE the altered frame and Kit-to go! I need all the elements so I can make these myself! Thanks so much for sharing and for the chance to win!!!!!!!

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  82. I LOVE Simple Stories! This "Year.o.graphy" artful kit idea is amazing, a scrapbookers dream!

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  83. What a wonderful Giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win. LOVE the altered frame soooo much..

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  84. This is oooo my kinda scrappin! I love this set! Headin to their blog to check it out! Thanks for sharing! CallyAnn

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  85. This is a beautiful collection from Simple Stories.

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  86. Love this collection, Simple Stories has amazing products.... Amazing projects made with amazing products... Thanks for sharing...

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  87. Super cute kit!!! Love the fabric and the pop up tape!
    kacee

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  88. Cute projects! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  89. All the projects are fabulous and thanks so much for the chance at this wonderful line by Simple Stories. I just got my Glue Glider Pro for Christmas and this would be perfect to try it out on. :)

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  90. I love this collection, you have totally inspired me to work on "A Year In Review" project. Thanks so much for the inspiration!

    scrappindhilly at gmail dot com

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  91. Such a great collection!

    Julie
    jeweliegwen@gmail.com

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  92. OMG! Supe projects!! Love love this papers of Simple Stories! Thanks for the oportunity to win this prizes! Hugs.. Maggy :)

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  93. Incredible stuff this week from Glue Arts & Simple Stories! It wouldn't surprise if Simple Stories ends up asking some of the Glue Arts DT gals 2 b on their DT! That Artful 2 Go Kits is excellent~I need an empty projecter box like the 1 used~where would I get 1? Loyal follower via GFC & on FB! Thanx so much 4 the giveaway & all the projects this week! ~prhmangel at gmail dot com
    blog: www.scrappinangel-amanda.blogspot.com

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