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Monday, June 29, 2009

Peachy Keen Stamps Sketch Challenge 02

Good morning everyone!

It is with much excitement and great pleasure that we bring to you the first challenge in our blog. We have been anxiously waiting for this moment for about a month already and the day is finally here! Mr. Linky is up and running now. :)

The general rules are to follow the sketch within reason and use your Peachy Keen Stamps if possible.. the last and and most important rule... HAVE FUN! I know I had fun making my card! :)

Have a great day and thanks for playing with us!

Peachy Keen Stamps Sketch Challenge 02

Card by: Sonia Kertznus made with PK-242 Train Set

Card by: Diane Markle made with PK-240 Say it with Flowers

Card by: Vivienne Holden made with PK-229 Funny Flowers

Card by: Lorie Souther made with PK-202 Piggy Tubby Time

Card by: Kathy Jakopovich made with PK-322 Christmas Tag Minis

Our blog candy win for this challenge:

An awesome group of acrylic blocks! JUST what every stamper NEEDS?! ... well, kinda.. right? That is, except for the person that just won some.. LOL..

and because this is our GRAND OPENING.. the winner will also receive the newest in the stamps about to come out next week! Here is a sneak peek at

PK-244 Bee Happy!


PK-243 Potted Happy Flower

Grand Opening 20% off coupon to!


As promised a very special coupon to our followers! Please feel free to share this with your friends and urge them to come and sign up to follow our blog!

You can redeem this coupon at at checkout! Because there is such a big time gap between us and Viv in the UK.. I have activated this code just now and it is available until 12 midnight Central Standard Time June 30th (tomorrow). We are in the same time zone as Chicago if that helps at all. The code will save you 20% off your entire purchase with the exception of gift certificates and gamsol.

BLOGSAVE20 is the coupon code. Please note it must be entered as UPPERCASE letter and the number TWENTY at the end. There is a minimum $15.00 purchase and for our USA customers, we still have the 99 cent shipping until tomorrow night too!

Thank you so much for all of your well wishes and your enthusiasm! Feel free to email me if you have any questions!

Have a great day!

Peachy Keen Design Team 2009

Good Morning!
I wasn't quite sure how to do this but this is how I did it.. Here is picture of each of the members of our very first design team! They do awesome work and they each each have a story to tell! Please visit their blogs to read their bios and view their work.
Sonia Kertznus
Lorie Souther
Diane Markle
Vivienne Holden
Kathy Jakopovich
Now.. I have to go back to work! :(
Have a great day!

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Design Team Announcement!

WEE HEE... the hardest job in the world is DONE. Picking our Design Team was NO EASY TASK! So many of the applicants ARE talanted beyond words! Congratulations and WELCOME Vivienne Holden and Lorie Souther! Our design team is very excited and so are we!! I will update later today (with the help of Sonia) to put up all of our designers photos, bio and their blog information. BIG thanks to all that have expressed their excitement over the blog.. your sentiments are so uplifting!

Have a great day!

Saturday, June 27, 2009

GRAND OPENING of the blog on 6-30-09!

Hi Everyone!

Thank you all so much for signing up on our blog! We are really getting antsy for the new challenge and the Challenge Blog Grand Opening just DAYS away.

There will be THREE DRAWINGS for followers only on Wednesday, July 1st! The drawings will include YOU if you have already signed up and all of the memebers that sign up before MIDNIGHT CST Tuesday, June 30th! The prize of each of the three drawings is a $15.00 gift certificate to our site!

Also, I will be sending out a special coupon code for ONE DAY ONLY on Tuesday, June 30th for PKS Challenge Members to save 20% on any purchase at!

EXCITING... We have selected our other two Design Team Members early this morning and how very difficult it was. I will announce them in the next post as I am waiting to hear back from them.

Thanks again!!
Have a beautiful weekend :)

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Challenge and DT Start Dates


I'm so sorry I didn't post this sooner.. All of our future challenges will be held here on our blog. We hope that you will join us for loads of fun! The applicants for the DT call will be chosen on 6-26-09. The CHALLENGE02 will be posted on 6-30-09 and will begin our WEEKLY challenges!

Thank you for your participation and your patronage!
Kathy and Dave Jakopovich

Sunday, June 14, 2009


Our first challenge was posted on the website.. basically, because I'm WAY NEW to blogs and had NO CLUE how to set up a blog! Sonia completely took this BLOG bull by the horns and set it up for all of us!

We had so many excellent entries it was hard to pick the top 10. After picking the top ten we went to From now on all of our challenges will be posted on the blog and not on the site. If you missed the entries for our first challenge (and our winner) - you will find them here.

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Peachy Keen Stamps Design Team Call

Hello and welcome to our new stamping blog. This is very exciting for us. We are thrilled with all the applications received so far, and very busy working to have our blog 100% ready for the big day ...

At this moment we have two designers and we are looking to add 2 more to our team. For information, visit our website:

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