Tuesday, January 31, 2012

SAVE on listed items & custom orders!

Use Coupon Code: TREASURE at checkout to receive 10% off your purchases at Pin & Tack!

This coupon can be used on custom orders as well - a rare special! To receive discount, code MUST be used at checkout. It will not be applied after the fact. Buy # Get # listings and shipping are not eligible for discount. This sale ends on Monday, February 6th at 11:59 p.m.  Click here to start shopping.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Mojo Monday 226

I created this mini card exclusively for Mojo Monday. It has lots of texture! I used glittered, embossed and textured cardstock along with bias tape, pom pom trim & satin ribbon. Very sweet! Click here to check out the other entries & share your own inspired creation.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Simply Adorable

iPod case, FeltLLang }

This simply adorable iPod case was featured alongside my pins in an Etsy Treasury last night. I just couldn't stop myself from sharing it with you. FeltLLang offers a wonderful selection of felt accessories, such as key chains & covers for your electronic devices.  I admit I spent way too long checking out all of them. Here are a few of my favorites:

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Virginia's View Challenge #1

A little bird is perched upon a sweet banner of hearts. I used a simple color palette of gray, white & pink. Materials include cardstock, ink, pencil & thread. This card was created exclusively for Virginia's View Challenge #1. Click here to check out the other entries & to include your own inspired creation.

Mojo Monday 225

I created this lovely card exclusively for Mojo Monday using a blue, purple & white color scheme. Materials include cardstock, paper doiles, patterned paper & ribbons. Click here to check out the other entries & share your own inspired creation.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

FREE Twine with Any Clothes Pin Purchase

Purchase any set of clothes pins & receive a free bundle of twine! Cotton twine is a natural & splendid way to turn your clothes pins into a banner for decorating. You can display cards, craft supplies, ephemera & photos.


Use Code: TWINE in "Notes To Seller" to receive two yards of continuous cotton twine!

Twine will arrive packaged with the clothes pins wrapped on a handmade tag that you can use when the twine is gone. You must use code at checkout to receive free twine as I will not automatically include in clothes pin purchases. One bundle per clothes pin set. This special ends on Monday, January 30.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Art Beat Oregon

Oregon's Art Beat is a fantastic PBS program that features Oregon artists, crafters & musicians. It also promotes upcoming events - If you live in Oregon, this is a wonderful way to discover arts, crafts & music that is local to you. Not an Oregonian? The show is a must-see anyway!

Click here to watch full episodes & find out more information. You can also submit your events along with local artists to be considered for features.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Imperfect Pins + Creativity = Beauty

Imperfect beauties are available at Pin & Tack. What are "imperfect beauties"? Well, these pins didn't quite make the cut because they have imperfections, such as chips, rough spots or broken ends. They still received the same tender, loving crafting, look fantastic, & to tempt you further I'm offering them at a lower price :)

Enjoy an additional 10% off
by using Coupon Code: BLOG2012 at checkout!

Coupon code must be used at checkout to receive discount. It will not be applied after the fact. Custom orders, including larger quantities, shipping fees & "Buy # Get #" listings are not eligible for discount. This offer ends Monday, January 23, 2012. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me - Click here to go to Pin & Tack to send me a message.

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Clothes Pins: A Shabby Chic Love Affair

Clothes pins are not just for hanging freshly-laundered clothes in the sun to dry. They offer so many uses that are both aesthetically pleasing & completely functional!

- Organize your life by clipping notes, photos, or bills together.
- Use as a place card or table number holder for your next event.
- Attach a card or tag to a gift.
- Keep those treat bags closed securely.
- Display in a pretty bowl.
- Use for banners.
- Give as gifts for co-workers, friends, & loved ones.