The Ettes and Company

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Look What's New!!!!

Not one, not two but THREE new collections IN THE SHOP NOW!

For all of you who have some "magical memories" to remember, we have three new collections just for you! The "Magical Memories" collection is filled with bright, bold colors and "magical" embellishments. The "Princess" collection is filled with BLING, BLING, BLING! And last, Ahoy Matey!! The "Pirate" collection is one you'll absolutely "treasure"! Perfect for the memories of not only that "Happy Place" but a VARIETY of themes! Our Creative Team has created some beautiful layouts that you'll want to see. So be sure to check out their work in the slide show of the collections; the email and in the gallery! ThAnKs CT members! We love you!!!

I hope you enjoy these collections! We'll see you soon on May 2nd for NSD!!!

Friday, April 24, 2009

The CoUnTdOwN is ON!

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Looking Ahead . . .

Annette and I are both working away here, but trying to squeeze some time in to enjoy the GORGEOUS spring weather. I have spent HOURS working in my flower gardens the past few days. Yes...they were THAT bad, and I'm still not done. But hey, it's beautiful outside, so I love it. That was my way to celebrate Earth Day this morning :) We hope you'll do something "good for the earth" today too!

Looking ahead, we have LOTS going on! Annette has THREE new Collections that she's working on. She'll have a sneak peek of those when the release gets closer.

We have some GREAT things planned for National Scrapbooking Day, so be sure to check our blog and website to join in the fun. We'll be having a scavenger hunt, giving away prizes, discounts, freebies and even some contests/challenges . . . so be sure to join us.

Also, as part of National Scrapbooking Day, I'll be teaching a class here in Utah at the Happiness is Scrapbooking Seminar. Unfortunately, Annette can't join me this time. I haven't "gone solo" for a long time, so it will be weird to teach without the "other Ette" :) The ladies that run this seminar are fantastic, and put so much work into it. If you're local, you should register and join us for a lot of fun. I'll be teaching on Saturday morning...and then hurrying home to oversee the NSD activities and contests on the website :)

Monday, April 20, 2009

CT Member, MaryRuth's Project gets "noticed"!

We just got an email telling us that our product was being featured on the "What's New" section of the MMS website...and when we went there, we found that not only was our product featured, but so was CT Member, MaryRuth's onesies project! WOOOOO HOOOOOO....way to go, MaryRuth. Lots of great feedback on your hybrid project!

Here's what they had to say on the MMS website about her project:

"Mary Ruth, CT Member over at Ettes & Company shared with us this darling idea using the new DUDE Template and DUDE Pack designs. She printed out the fun monsters onto t-shirt transfer paper and ironed the designs onto onsies. What a darling gift idea, Mary Ruth!!"

Monday, April 13, 2009

Are you an MMS Scrapper?

We've had emails from several of our MMS scrapping friends asking about our latest designs. If you've been waiting for our newest collections to be available through MMS, the wait is OVER! They have updated their website and have filled the shop with new goodies! You can see all of our latest collections and cards in The Design Shop. So, head over and take a look!

If you haven't taken the plunge with My Memories Suite yet, now is a great time to buy it. You can still save 25% on the software using our link in the sidebar, and they are constantly adding to the designs available for you to use.

I was talking to one of the ladies that works for MMS the other day, and was asking her how I could get a photobook published that I am putting together for my son for graduation (I've been building the layouts in photoshop through the year.) Anyway, she told me that I can import my layouts into the program, and send it in for printing through them. Wooooo Hooooo...I've seen their photobooks, and they're beautiful. So, that's what I'll be doing.

So, there's the update for MMS. Watch for another blog post later this week -- I'll be adding another collection to the shop that is TOTALLY MASCULINE. We hope you're intrigued by the words "Tall, Dark & Handsome" :)

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Wanted to Share!

We hope you all enjoyed celebrating Fayette's 39th Birthday (ha!) with the discount in our shop. Watch for another discount when my birthday rolls around in May. Don't you just love it when we have a birthday!!!! You may like it but I'm not sure I want another birthday!

My son just got married last Tuesday so just thought I'd share. We adore the girl he married and are excited for them. I can't believe where all the time has gone. It doesn't seem that long ago when he was little.

I'm working on another theme and this one is sure to be "magical"! Now that the wedding is over I can focus on designing again. I'll be doing a SnEaK pEeK once I get closer to being done.

Have a wonderful Easter!!!!!

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Do ya FeEL LiKe ShOpPiNG?

Our Member Gallery has been awfully quiet lately! Get busy creating projects using our designs....we feel another contest coming on!

Monday, April 6, 2009

A SnEaK PeEK and a BiRtHDaY WiSH!

Today is my son's birthday...he turns 18! I thought I'd wish him a HAPPY BIRTHDAY and give you a sneak peek, all at one time! So...I created a layout using the collection that I'm just finishing up...nice and masculine, which fits him perfectly :) He's a big, tough football and lacrosse player, and is just an all-around great guy :) Happy Birthday, Jake!

I know, I should be happy (and I am for the most part). It's just kind of sad to think how quickly the time goes. He's my youngest child, and now he's all excited to go off to college and then on a mission for our church. *gulp* Enjoy your kids when they're little...they grow up too fast!

Annette's family is going through some changes, too. Her son is getting married tomorrow...that's her third to get married. So, she has an exciting, busy few days to look forward to.

So, after we're both finished being emotional with our families growing and changing...we'll get busy and release some new designs. We both have Dig-Ette-al Collections that will soon be ready to go in the shop. We'll post here as soon as we put them online.