Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Closing The Store for Awhile

I'm so excited to finally share with you all that I'm pregnant!  I am currently almost 14 weeks and I am due in early July.  Unfortunately, I've been suffering from severe morning sickness these past couple of months.  I am continuously nausea and have been throwing up.  This is why I haven't been around for anything or have been doing anything.  Though I haven't been well, I am happy to say that baby is doing just great!

Though it's been a hard decision for me to make, I have decided to take a break from SCRS this coming year.  The site, Facebook page, and blog, will all still be open and up.  But I will not be selling product out of the store this year.  I hope to re-open the store for purchases in 2015. 

Most of you know that I run this business pretty much by myself, on top of working a full time Corporate job.  Though Brent has been a good sport at cutting rubber for me, it's still me who runs my design team, the blog, website, Facebook page, orders, packaging, customer service, and everything else.  This is my first pregnancy and it's been quite rough for me.  To be fair to everyone, I can't keep up and provide a high level of service. 

I do want to truly thank everyone though for all the love and support you've given to me and my company.  I've made such wonderful friends and I couldn't of asked for a better group of ladies who have been on all of my design teams.  Without you all, I would of never been able to jump into one of my dreams, and I really do appreciate it. 


We wish you all a great year for 2014 and look forward to seeing you in the future.  Though I won't be actively posting on here, as always, if anyone needs anything, they are more than welcome to email me at sparklingapple17@hotmail.com or message me on Facebook.  Thanks again for everything!

If you'd like to see more personal updates, my personal blog is http://sparklecreations.blogspot.com

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Release Day and November 2013 Previews - Mailbox Josh

Sorry for such a huge delay!  I've been very ill this last week and wasn't able to get everything done before the release.  I apologize and thanks for hanging in there with me!

This release is also special, as this image was made for Operation Write Home.  For every Mailbox Josh and Laptop Lucy stamp that is purchased, part of the proceeds will be donated to OWH!   I will have a fun video to share with you all soon from Sandy and her fun creation made with Mailbox Josh.
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Hi everyone and welcome to our November RELEASE DAY!  All new stamps are now available to buy from the SCRS store! Click here or above on the Buy Stamps link to start shopping now. We are also previewing Mailbox Josh today who comes with 3 darling sentiments:


Sparkle is giving away a Mailbox Josh rubber stamp to one lucky hopper! We have hidden this stamp somewhere along the hop, so for a chance to WIN be sure to visit and comment on ALL of the designers' Mailbox Josh blog posts (listed below). You have until midnight EST tonight to comment.


I hope you enjoy our new release!

Monday, November 18, 2013

scrs challenge 118 - week 1

Welcome to Week 1 of Sparkle Creations Rubber Stamps Challenge #118!

We appreciate you taking the time to join our challenge and look forward to seeing your creations each week. You have until Sunday, 12/1/13 @ 9 PM PST to play along with our current challenge which is an inspiration challenge:


A closer look at the inspiration:


Our challenge is open to all players. Every 2 challenges (4 weeks) a random winner will be chosen, and the winner will receive a SCRS rubber stamp! In order to qualify for a prize, you must use a Sparkle Creations image on your creation. Most importantly, have fun! We can't wait to see your creations!

Finally, here is some inspiration from our designers (please click on each designer's name to be directed to her blog for more project details):

To play along in our challenge, upload a photo of your project and provide a direct link in the linky widget at the bottom of this SCRS post. If for any reason the linky isn't there, please add a link to your challenge creation in the comments below. If you use an online gallery (e.g. Splitcoast), please also use the keywords SCRSC118 and SparkleCreations (no spaces). If you have a Facebook account and are a fan of Sparkle Creations Rubber Stamps, you can also upload there. Deadline for challenge #118 is Sunday, December 1 @ 9 PM PST.

I hope you all have a great Tuesday!

 
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