Wednesday, April 30, 2008

New Products for 5/2

Um so it's 5/4 not 5/2. Yes, I am losing my mind. I had four shots of expresso today. So you'd think I could at least type something right.
In my last mailing list mail, I put the date as 4/27. Well everyone, my head has not been on straight lately and I am a week behind. :) What I meant was 5/4.

Here is a peek at what will be available this Sunday at SBE. Oh by the way, NSD is coming up soon and there is something special planned so hope you grab it. ;)

Here's your sneak peek!!

My Happy Place...
with 15 papers, 40 elements, a charmed alphabet set, 2 word art, and curled papers.

Grunged Alpha Bits...
well, these are not that small so they aren't really bits. :)

Some Journal Strips...

The Floral Grunge Papers will also be available for sale starting May 1st at Art&Scrap and DigitalScrapn.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Congratulations, Hélène!

Hélène had one of her awesome layouts in the DST Gallery Standouts! And you know, her email went into my Spam folder. I am soo bummed that I did not see it earlier. Oh, congratulations, Hélène!! There are so many layouts added to DST every minute it seems so it's a great honour. ;) I am so proud of her!

Monday, April 21, 2008

Simple Pleasures Mini Kit

I have a new mini kit available only at DigitalScrapN and ArtAndScrap.

Here is a 30% off coupon off all my products at DigitalScrapN, valid through April only.

Coupon Code: PtonAprilFriends

Here is a layout by Hélène D. using the Simple Pleasure kit, some papers from the Sweet Pea kit, and a template from the Layout Templates: Simply. The template includes the photo wrap ribbon and swirls.

Soft and gentle colors adorn this kit. This color palette works for a variety of layouts, including layouts for those sweet babies.

There are 8 beautiful, textured papers. You will also get a generous 21 elements, including a full plastic alphabet.

Included are 2 beautiful and coordinating bows, two folded and stitched photo corners, a cute hanging frame with satin bow, a journal tag, a gorgeous lace piece, a string of hand-laid pearls, 3 fabric roses, a staple, a folded and staple ribbon, a pretty straight stitch, a double stitched square frame, a stitched fabric ribbon, 2 coordinating tabs, a fabric tape, and a ribbon wrap. The elements are in individual files for your convenience.

There is also a full plastic alphabet set on a sheet. Use the lasso tool as needed.

All items are created in 300 dpi for quality printing. This product is for PERSONAL-USE only unless otherwise licensed or specified in writing.

Saturday, April 19, 2008

Layouts Inspiration

Here are some layouts for your inspiration by my talented CT.

This layout is by the lovely Gislaine using the My Journal Page Set as well as some element from To Life and Dreamer.

This is from VanillaDesignz using one of the templates available at DigitalScrapN and ArtAndScrap. The elements and papers are from my Orchid Dreams Page Set. Drop by her blog to grab some wonderful freebies.

This one is made using my Eastern Winds Page Set. She used the journal stamp as a brush behind the photo.

This one is made from the Fancy Journal Brushes.

This one is from Girlfriends.

This is from the wonderful and talented Helene. Drop by her blog to pick up some wonderful freebies.

This one was made using my new My Journal Page Set.

This layout is by the sweet Amysout. This one was made using some of my new My Journal Page Set.

Additional Credits: My Journal & Lead By Example by PTon at Scrapbook-ElementsOld Papers by Jen U. at The Digi ChickEphemerals, Ephemerals II, and Diamond Rain by Jofia Devoe at The Digi ChiclVelvet Strawberries by Creative Confusions Designs at Scrapbook BytesWrap Me Up by Vicki StegallZipper Alpha Charms by Jen Wilson DesignsFont is Danette

More layouts from VanillaDesignz, all using some of my new My Journal Page Set.

Friday, April 18, 2008

New Releases 4/20

Some new releases this week...

First is my new My Journal Page Set. It comes with 14 papers, a ton of elements, and a painted chipboard alphabet. The green background paper is from the My Journal Kit. I was torn between the green and one of the pink papers since I love them both so much. heh :).

Here is a closer look. i just wanted to show you this one because i love that pink paper very much and you can see a little corner of it.

These are Inked Edges. One of them has been offered as a freebie. There are 9 total in varying styles. I love these edges and use them in my designer arsenal. These are okay for professional-use with no credit required.

Here are a set of Basic Edge Styles. This is a clean edge in varying color options. This is for Photoshop and Elements only.

As requested, these are the leather textures that has been offered as a style file for Photoshop and Elements. I created a set of textured overlays for other applications, such as PSP. It is recommended that your program support multiple layers and blending modes. Included is a tutorial for PS and PSP.

The templates that have been offered on this blog has been packaged and is now available at as well as Look for some new information on these sites soon.

The templates are okay for professional-use with no credit required.

If you received the template(s) as a freebie, it is NOT okay to use them for profit. You will need to purchase the templates.

My lovely CT have created some wonderful layouts that I will be sharing with you soon. ;)

If you need information on S40, Scrap4Hire, or other professional-use with items not marked as professional-use, please send me an email for the licensing information. Items such as Page Sets are for personal-use only without licensing. Items that are designer tools and marked for professional-use do not require additonal licensing.

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Did You Miss the Spring Medley (FREEBIE!)

Did you miss my Spring Medley contribution? Well, for my regular blog visitors, it's available until 4/10 only! Enjoy. :)

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Thursday, April 3, 2008

Welcome Amysout and Chromatophobia!

I have added two wonderful ladies to my CT. Welcome Amysout and Chromatophobia! :D

I am so proud to share some of the wonderful work from my awesome gals.

A beautiful layout from Chromatophobia using the new Dreamers Kit.

This is from scrappeehappee using the new Dreamers Kit.

Here is one from Vanilla using the new Dreamer Kit.

One from Amysout using Sweet Pea and my challenge template (freebie). Don't you just want to grab those little feet and kiss 'em. ;)

Credits: Based on PTon’s challenge template, Sweet Pea by PTon at Scrapbook Elements, Miss Adeline’s Class by Kim Christianson & Corduroy Essentials by Weeds & Wildflowers at Prima HybridsSweet, Lullabye by The Digi TwinsSticker, and Chipboard Distressed action by Cheryl Barber at Scrap Girls, Stylize Embellishments by Brandy Hackman at Scrap Girls,News Alpha by Nina Scraps at O Scraps,So Sentimental brushes by Zoe Pearn at Sweet Shoppes Design

This one is from VanillaDesignz using To Life and the template freebie from the HOT challenge. My mailing list gets the link to the freebies automatically. My thoughts on this layout? The photo, like the layout, is bold, strong, and beautiful.

This one is from chromatophobia. Isn't he darling?! It's such a sweet layout. Babies are just perfect, aren't they. ;)

This one is by scrappeehappee. I do not know where the Easter elements are from. If anyone knows, please let me know so I can give the due credit. The papers, lace, scallop, ribbon, and swirls are from my Sweet Pea. This was made using a freebie template given a couple of weeks ago here. See, you should drop by often to grab the templates. :D

Using Overlays...beyond the making papers

Most people use Overlays to create their own papers, on top of papers to perhaps give it a different effect or texture, and some love using Overlays over photos.

These are layouts of my son I posted in earlier posts. An overlay was used to create the effect you see. The second one is more subtle than the top. The overlay is actually the texture of the background paper to bring the layout together.

(top) paper by Phuong Ton (me), template by Kelie Mize, word art is also from me (coming soon!)
(bottom) papers and flower by Amanda Sok, photo wrap by Katie Pertiet, brush by Erika Hite, text path by Melissa Renfro

If you like the second layout, the Kit is available here.

This is a layout by Scrappeehappee. She used my Grungy Textured Overlay 2 on the photo. The papers and elements are from my Eastern Winds kit. The word Spring is made from my Rusted Styles. What a fun layout!

Of course, it's still great to create papers or add texture to them. I have not made a layout in awhile so I am a little rusty with this one. :D

I added one of my Grungy Overlays 1 (my favorite set) on the bottom paper (Girlfriends). The top is a blend of two of my Girlfriends papers plus a Grungy Overlays 2 overlay. The fold is from Vera Lim.

This was the original paper.

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Are You A Dreamer?

(Sneak Peak) New Release for 4/6/08.
Lots of papers and so many elements, frames, flowers, swirls, and much more.

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Freebies Out and About the Web

I thought I'd share some nice freebies I found on the web today.
By clicking on the image(s), you will be redirected to the respective websites. :D